AN EXACT LIST OF THE Burgessess and Freeholders,
Of the Town and Country of the Town of NOTTINGHAM;
Who POLLED before RALPH NEWMAN, AND Wm HEATH, jun. GENT. SHERIFFS.
At the ELECTION of TWO BURGESSES, To serve in PARLIAMENT for the said Town.
Taken on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, the 11th, 12th, 13th, and 14th of OCTOBER 1774.
At the BOOTH erected in the Market Place for that Purpose, by Adjournement from a Room in the Change.
The Hon. WILLIAM HOWE, of EPPERSTONE;
The Right Hon. EDWARD BENTINCK, Esq; commonly called Lord Edward Bentinck; and
Sir Charles Sedley, of Nutthall, Bart.
Printed by GEORGE BURBAGE, for S. CRESWELL, and G. BURBAGE; also sold by Mr WARD, and Mr HEATH, booksellers in Nottingham. 1774.
The note then goes on to list all the Burgesses and Freeholders and in each case how many votes they gave to each of the candidates.
This included the following persons with the name Heath:
John Heath (Freeholder), victualler, Castlegate and William Newbury, tenant. 17 votes for Bentinck.
William Heath, senior, hosier, Parliament Street. 1 vote for Howe.
Joseph Heath, stationer, Timber Hill. 2 votes for Howe and 1 vote for Bentinck.
Matthew Heath, baker, St James Lane. 2 votes for Bentinck and 1 vote for Sedley.
The following people with the name Heath are recorded as holding the office of Sheriff of Nottingham.
1769/70 Joseph Heath, Joseph Oldknow
1774/75 Ralph Newman, William Heath
1785/86 John Heath, George Dodson Jnr.
1789/90 Joseph Hurst Lowe, Joseph Heath.
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