Northern Irish & Northern English Roots: JACKSONs & ODDIES & BROWNES & others

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  • ID: I7022
  • Name: Richard JACKSON
  • Given Name: Richard
  • Surname: Jackson 1 2 3
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1726
  • Death: 23 Oct 1789 in Lived At Coleraine, Co. Derry, Ireland 4 5
  • Event: NOTE
  • Note:
    Footnote page 145
    The general correspondance of James Boswell, 1766-1769. Vo l 2.
    Richard Jackson (d 1789) of Coleraine. M.P. for Coleraine , 1751-89 and P.C. (Ireland). 1778-89 (Gent Mag, 1789 lix i i 1054-55; Rowley Lescalles, ed. Liber Munerum Publicorum H iberniae, 1852, I, pt 1, Parl Reg, p 28; Roy. Kal. 1778-89) . Members of the Irish Parliament abused their franking pri vileges in much the same way as their British Counterparts , although legislation of 1764 had demanded that both the s ignature and direction (address) be in the hand of the memb er himself - witness this letter, whose address is in Jacks on's own hand (John Stevenson, Two Centuries of Life in Dow n, 1600-1800, 1920, p273.)
  • _UID: D77C225A48A64A41A75580169C8B9254E753
  • Change Date: 15 May 2017 at 19:33

    Father: Thomas JACKSON b: 1680 in Coleraine, Co. Derry, Ireland
    Mother: Margaret BERESFORD

    1. Abbrev: Notes
      Title: Notes
      Quality: 3
      Text: B.A. 1749. privy-councillor, M.P. Coleraine 1775
      Probate will 1789
    2. Abbrev: TGF Patterson Notebook 5
      Title: TGF Patterson Notebook 5
      Page: 1
      Quality: 3
      Text: BA 1749 M.A. 1752 P.C. M.P. Coleraine 1751-89.
    3. Abbrev: Note
      Title: Note
      Quality: 3
      Text: The Irish House of Commons in 1769
      Author(s): David Large
      Source: Irish Historical Studies, Vol. 11, No. 41 (Mar., 19 58), pp.18-45
      Published by: Irish Historical Studies Publications Ltd
      Stable URL:
    4. Abbrev:
    5. Abbrev: Notes
      Title: Notes
      Quality: 3
      Text: In the list of Privy Counsellors of Ireland he is listed a s serving 13 Oct 1777. His birth date is recorded as c. 172 9 [not the 1726 that I have] and his death 23 Oct1789.In 17 51, he held a seat in the Irish House of Commons for Colera ine.
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