1705 - 1773
Merchant, speculator, MP and slave-trader, part-owner of Dukinfield Hall in Jamaica.
Sir Lewis Namier, 'Touchet, Samuel (c.1705-1773), History of Parliament online; Kidd, Alan J., 'Touchet, Samuel (c. 1705–1773), merchant and politician', Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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1756 [EA] - 1766 [LA] → Joint owner
Shown as part-owner of Dukinfield by Laurence Brown, sourced to London Metropolitan Archives, Acc/0775/805-806, Agreement between Samuel Dukinfield and Samuel Touchet, 6/12/1756; in 1766 he appears to have conveyed his share (a moiety) to Sir George Colebrooke, Arnold Nesbitt and Moses Franks.
1761 - 1768