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    THE STORY OF SHOREHAM             THE FREDERICKS    
                               
11 June   1720   Francis Chamberlayne, Esq. (vice Sir Gregory Page, deceased).   for Bedford from 1734 till his death s.p. 15th June, 1747.   ti nde r Sir Samuel Ongley's will the estate (on the death of Samuel Ongley, M.P.) descended to his great-nephew, Robert Henry Ongley, of Old Warden, who was M.P. for Bedford, 1754.61, and for the County of Bedford 1761-80 and July, 1784-5, and was created Lord Ongley in the Peerage of Ireland, 1776.
  8 Geo. I.   1722   Sir Nathaniel Could   Francis Chamberlayne, Esq.  
  1 Goo. 11.   1727   „      
                 
Sir Nathaniel Gould, of Fleetwood House, Stoke Newington, the residence of Lt. -Gen . Fleetwood, son-in-law of Oliver Cromwell. He married Frances, daughter of Sir John Hartopp by his wife Eliza, daughter of Lt.-Gen. Fleetwood by his first wife. With his father-in-law, Sir John Hartopp, Bart., and two others he was trustee of the will of Lt.-Gen. Fleetwood.   First elected for New Shoreham 7th January, 1700-1, but un-seated (as before described) on the petition of some of the inhabitants that his election had been procured by bribery.   Re-elected 1701 (13 William III.) and represented the town in seven subsequent Parliaments.   At the Election in 1722 (8 George 1.) he was described as Sir Nathaniel Gould, Knt.   He was a Director of the Bank.   He died 20th July, 1728, and in his will dated 6th June 1724, and proved 23rd July, 1728, by John Could, Esq., he mentions his " houses and lands, etc., in New Shoreham, Sussex " which he bequeathed to " my nephew John Gould to whom my daughter Elizabeth Cooke is to resign any claim she may have."  
    John Gould, jr., Esq., nephew of Sir Nathaniel Gould.   A
  Director of the East India Company   Died 25th July, 1740.  
               
  8 Geo. II.   1734   Thomas Frederick, Esq. John Phillipson, Esq. Thomas Frederick, Esq., of Walton, Surrey. Eldest son of Sir Thomas Frederick, Knt., of Westminster (Governor of Fort St. David, East India) who died 1730.   He was born 25th October, 1707. Matric. New College, Oxford. 19th March, 1725. A 'Trustee for Georgia.   M.P. for New Shoreham, 1734, till his death (un-married) 21st August, 1740.
               
  28 May   1739   John Phillipson,Esq., re-elected after appointment as one of the Commissioners of the Navy.
  24 Nov.   1740   John Frederick, Esq. (vice Thomas Frederick deceased).
               
Francis Chainberlayne.   Eldest son of Travies Chamberlayne, of the Ryes, Essex (who died at Thorpe, co. Warwick, 1695) M.P. for New Shoreham, 12 Anne, 1713.   Defeated 1715, but chosen at a Bye-election 11th June, 1720, vice Sir Gregory Page, deceased, and with Sir Nathaniel Could, sat for the town in the two following Parliaments.   Died 26th September, 1728, then described as of Thorpe, co. Warwick.   The decease of both Members occasioned a Bye-election in Shoreham.   John Frederick, Esq., of Bur Hill, Walton, Surrey. Second son of Sir Thomas Frederick, Knt. Born 1708. Matric. New College, Oxford, 19th March, 1725.   Married (22nd October, 1741) Susannah, daughter of Sir Roger Hudson, Knt.   Elected
  M.P. New Shoreham as above.   West Looe, Dec., 1743-61
  Defeated at Chippenham, 1741, and at Colchester; 1761.   A Commissioner of the Customs, March 1761, to March, 1782.   Succeeded his cousin, Sir Thomas Frederick as 4th Baronet, 16th December, 1770, and died 4th April, 1783.
                 
29 Jan.   1728-9 Samuel Ongley, Esq.   John Gould, jr., Esq. (vice Sir Nathaniel Gould and Francis Chamberlayne, deceased).                  
    15 Geo. II.   11-741   Charles Frederick, Esq. Thomas Brand. Thomas Brand, of the Hoo in the parish of Kimpton, Herts, only son and heir of Thomas Brand by his wife, Margaret Nicholls, of St. Andrew's, Holborn, daughter and heiress of John Nicholls, of Chipping Barnet and Edgware, in Middlesex.   She purchased (1732) the Manors of Kimpton, Great Bibbesworth and the Hoo from Sir Henry Hoo Keate. 3rd Baronet, whose father had rebuilt the mansion.   M.P. for New Shoreham as above and also sat for 'Tavistock, 1747, Gatton, 1754 and 1761 and Okehampton, 1768, :till his death 22nd August, 1770.
                 
Samuel Ongley, Esq., of Old Warden, co. Bedford.   Son of Samuel Ongley, of St. -Michael's, Cornhill, London.   Born 1697. Matric. St. John's College, Oxford, 13th December, 1716. Married Anne (who died 2nd February, 1761) only daughter of John Harvey, of Ickwell Priory, co. Bedford (who was M.P. co. Beds., 1713-15) nephew of Sir Samuel Ongley, lint., of Old Warden (a linen draper in Cornhill, whose income was said to be £10,000 per annum and who died 25th August, 1726) and heir to his Kent estates.   Sat for New Shoreham 1728 till 1734 and  
                               
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