ELLISON, Cuthbert (1783-1860), of Hebburn Hall, co. Dur.
DescriptionThe History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1820-1832, ed. D.R. Fisher, 2009. "Ellison, a Tyneside grandee and patron of the mining engineers Sir Humphry Davy and John Budde, was noted for his shrewdness, largesse and ‘most frugal manner of conducting extensive coal concerns’.1 A pro-Catholic Tory committed to cutting public expenditure, he had been thwarted in his ambition to sit for county Durham in 1807, but came in for Newcastle-upon-Tyne in 1812 as the candidate of the incorporated companies and the shipping interest....."
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