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John Handley

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Birthplace: Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK
Death: October 24, 1856 (74)
Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK
Place of Burial: Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK
Immediate Family:

Son of William Handley and Ann Handley
Husband of Martha Handley
Father of John Handley; Philip Handley; William Handley; Martha Handley and Diana Elizabeth Handley
Brother of William Farnsworth Handley; Benjamin Handley and Charles Richard Handley

Managed by: Elisabeth Gail Burleigh
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About John Handley

of Muskham Grange

Clare College, Cambridge 1799. In partnership with his elder brother William. In 1828 he became Captain of the Newark Troop of the Sherwood Rangers (the Notts Militia) and continued with the troop until at least 1835. He took up residence at Muskham Grange in 1817 as a furnished let, purchasing the property with 530 acres of arable and grazing land. Briefly an MP, he was elected to Newark Town Council in 1836 and in that same year was appointed High Sheriff for the County of Nottinghamshire. The Poll Book for July 1852 shows that he was then residing at Northgate.

Death registration: Southwell Oct-Dec 1856 7b 153

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John Handley's Timeline

1782
March 20, 1782
Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK
July 11, 1782
Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK
1807
December 6, 1807
Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK
1808
1808
1811
December 1811
1815
1815
1816
1816
1856
October 24, 1856
Age 74
Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK
October 31, 1856
Age 74
Newark, Nottinghamshire, UK