Select cases and commentary on settlement in poor law, by John Stanhope and one other

Scope and Content

The cases and commentary by Stanhope are preceded, in another hand, by further reports on cases in King's Bench on poor law settlement

Administrative / Biographical History

John Stanhope was the eldest son of John Stanhope of Horsforth and his wife, Mary, daughter of Sir William Lowther of Swillington, Yorkshire. He matriculated at University College, Oxford, in 1720, and in the same year was called to the bar at Gray's Inn. He later served as Recorder of Doncaster, from 1766 to 1769. He married Barbara, daughter of John Cockroft but died without issue in 1769.

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Acquisition Information

Gift of Mr J. M. Spencer Stanhope


In English


A. M. W. Stirling, Annals of a Yorkshire house, London 1911

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