Benjamin Handley (1784 - 1858)

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Birthplace: Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK
Death: Died in Sleaford, UK
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About Benjamin Handley

Major, MP for Boston. Unmarried

Educated at Mr Hall;s School, Grantham; then Trinity College, Cambridge. Joined the army in 1805, becoming a Captain in the 9th Lancers, serving in South America and the Peninsular. He transferred to 53rd of Foot (Shropshire Regiment) with rank of Major in 1816, placed on half pay and entered the Reserve, retiring in 1826. In 1831 he was resident at Pointon House, Lincs, and in 1832 was returned as MP for Boston.

Death registration: Bourne Apr-Jun 1856 7a 186

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January 13, 1784
Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK
May 16, 1858
Age 74
Sleaford, UK
May 31, 1858
Age 74
Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK
Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK