Reading

Double Member Borough

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
Available from Boydell and Brewer

Background Information

Right of Election:

in inhabitants paying scot and lot

Number of voters:

about 600

Elections

DateCandidateVotes
18 Apr. 1754William Strode324
 Charles Fane, Visct. Fane296
 John Dodd295
19 Nov. 1755John Dodd vice Strode, deceased 
25 Mar. 1761John Dodd396
 Sir Francis Knollys355
 Charles de Salis258
16 Mar. 1768Henry Vansittart400
 John Dodd396
 John Bindley193
7 Oct. 1774Francis Annesley326
 John Dodd302
 John Walter251
8 Sept. 1780Francis Annesley345
 John Dodd318