Charles Brandling (1733–1802)

"Charles Brandling (1733–1802) was High Sheriff of Northumberland in 1781 and was Member of Parliament for Newcastle 1784–1798. He married Elizabeth Thompson, heiress of Shotton near Peterlee, and built a new mansion house, Shotton Hall, there in about 1760. He also built a new mansion, to a design by architect Payne, at Gosforth House between 1755 and 1764, and this house became the family seat." [1]

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BRANDLING, Charles (1733-1802), of Gosforth, Northumb.
- from: The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964

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Brandling of Newcastle
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