London Gazette index entry detail

Publication details:

Publication date: 31 Jan 1792.

Issue: 13385.

Page: 78.



Person details:

Name: John Batcherlor The Younger.

Marital Status: Not given.


JAMES Martin Lloyd, Esquire, William Cooper, John Butcher, Thomas Sone, Siderick Elgar, Richard Jenner, Charles Groome, Thomas Newman, Richard Kemp, Edmund Streeter, William Sharp, Thomas Young, and John Batchelor the Younger, having this Day presented their Petition to the House of Commons, setting forth, That by a late Resolution of a Select Committee of this House, appointed to try the Merits of the Petition of Sir John Honywood, Baronet, and John Curtis, Esquire, complaining of an undue Election for the Borough of Steyning in the County of Sussex, and which, on the 7th Day of March last, was by them reported to the House, the Right of Election of Members to serve in Parliament for the said Borough is declared to be in the “Inhabitants of ancient Houses and Houses built on the Scites of ancient Houses, within the Borough of Steyning, being Householders, paying Scot and Lot, and not receiving Alms:" That the Petitioners are not satisfied with the said Resolution, and are desirous of being admitted Parties to oppose the said Right of Election, and to have the Benefit of the Statute in that Behalf made and provided ; and therefore pray the House to take the Premises into Consideration, and grant the Petitioners such Relief therein as the House shall think fit. I do hereby give Notice, that the House has appointed Monday the Twelfth Day of March next, at Three of the Clock in the Afternoon, to take the said Petition into Consideration. Given under my Hand the First Day of February, One thousand seven hundred and ninety-two. HENRY ADDINGTON, Speaker.



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Michael Metcalfe.

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