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  THE STORY OF SHOREHAM             SIR WALTER WYNDHAM BURRELL  
                             
The trial involved antiquarian evidence of a most interesting nature.   " The Beadle " won the day.   of that country.Returned in March, 1876, and was nominated G.C.B., 20th April, 1880. Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries, of the Zoological Society and of other learned Societies. Chairman of the West India Committee and a Director of the Bank of England and the London Dock Company. Married 7th September, 1852, Emma Jane, eldest daughter of the Rev. William Smyth of Ellington Hall, Lincolnshire.   He died at Chambery, Savoy, 6th June, 1880
             
Sir Charles Merrik Burrell was M.P. for New Shoreham in sixteen consecutive Parliaments, being first elected 46 George III. (1806) and at his death in 1862, was "Father of the House." His portrait was painted by R. Reinagle, R.A., and engraved. Sir Charles died 4th January, 1862. Lady Burrell died 28th September, 1848.              
                             
5 Feb.-1862, Sir Percy Burrell, Bart. (vice Sir C. M. Burrell, Bart., deceased).              
    5 Aug.-1876, Sir Walter Wyndham Burrell, Bart. (vice Sir Percy Burrell, Bart., deceased).
28 Victoria   1865   Stephen Cave, Esq.   Sir Percy Burrell, Bt. 16 July-1866, Stephen Cave, Esq., re-elected.      
    43   Victoria   1880   Sir Walter Wyndham   Robert Loder, Esq. Burrell.
32 Victoria   1868   Stephen Cave, Esq.,   Sir Percy Burrell.      
                 
3 7   11   1874   Sir Percy Burrell.   Stephen Cave, Esq.     This was the last Election for New Shoreham, as by the Reform Bill of 1885 the Borough was disfranchised after returning Members to Parliament for 590 years.
Sir Percy Burrell, 4th Bart. Second son of Sir Charles Merrik Burrell, 3rd Bart., M.P. Born,1812. Educated at Westminster, and Christ Church, Oxford. Married 26th August, 1856, Henrietta Catherine, daughter of the late Vice-Admiral Sir George Brooke Pechell, M.P. for Brighton. Succeeded to the Baronetcy on the death of his father in 1862. He was a J.P. for Sussex and patron of three Church livings. Died s.p. 19th July, 1876, and was succeeded in the title by his brother Walter Wyndham.  
  Sir Walter Wyndham Burrell, 5th Bart., was the third son of Sir Charles Merrik Burrell, 3rd Bart., M.P. Born 26th October, 1814. Married, 10th June, 1847, Dorothea, daughter of the Rev. John A. Jones, late Rector of Burly-on-the-Hill, co. Rutland, and had issue. Succeeded his brother, Sir Percy, as 5th Bart., 19th July, 1876.
             
                             
                  Sir Walter Wyndham Burrell was called to the Bar at Lincoln's Inn, 1840, was a J.P., for Sussex and served the office of High Sheriff in 1871. In 1877, on the resignation through ill-health of Lord Pelham, Sir Walter was chosen to succeed him as Provincial Grand Master of Freemasons for the Province of Sussex, a post which he held till his death. Elected M.P. for New Shoreham,'July, 1876, at the Bye-Election occasioned by the death of his brother Sir Percy, and again 43 Victoria, 1880 (the last Parliament to which Members were sent from Shoreham). Sir Walter retained his seat till 1885, when the Borough was disfranchised under the Redistribution of Seats Act. The name of Burrell had appeared as Member for Shoreham for a period of 79 years, the third, fourth and fifth baronets having in succession sat for the Borough.
13 March.-1874, Stephen Cave, Esq., re-elected.          
                 
Sir Stephen Cave. Eldest son of Daniel Cave, of Cleve Hill, near Bristol, by his marriage on 15th April, 1820, with Frances, only daughter of Henry Locock, M.D., of London.   Born at Clifton, 28th December, 1820, and educated at Harrow and Balliol College, Oxon., where he graduated B.A., 1843, and M.A., 1846. Called to the Bar of the Inner Temple 20th November, 1846. On 29th April, 1859, he entered Parliament in the Conservative interest for Shoreham and retained his seat for that constituency to 24th March, 1880. Sworn a member of the Privy Council, 10th July, 1866. Served as Paymaster-General and Vice-President of the Board of Trade from that date to December, 1868. In 1866 appointed Chief Commissioner for negotiating a fishery convention in Paris. As Judge Advocate and PaymasterGeneral he acted from 25th February, 1874 to November, 1875, and from that date to 24th March, 1880, as Paymaster-General only. In December, 1875, sent on a special mission to Egypt, charged by Lord Beaconsfield to report on the financial condition  
             
                             
                  Sir Walter died at West Grinstead Park, 24th January, 1886. He was succeeded in the Baronetcy by his eldest son, Charles Raymond, 6th Baronet. He also left one other son and four daughters. Sir Charles Raymond Burrell died 6th September, 1899.
                             
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