Fredrick Cornwall 1706-1788
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Fredrick or Frederick CORNWALL or CORNEWALL 1706-1788
Son of Frederick Cornwall, vicar of Bromfield, Shropshire. He entered the Navy as a lieutenant in 1734 and became a captain in 1744, the year in which he lost an arm at the battle of Toulon; he remained on active service until the early 1760s. He married Mary Herbert and in 1752 he bought Delbury Hall, Diddlebury. He was MP for Montgomery 1771-74, though there is no record of his having spoken or voting in Parliament.
Cornwall used an engraved armorial bookplate in Trophy style (Franks 6893). The extent and disposition of his library is not known; books are not mentioned in his brief will.
- Will of Fredrick Cornwall, The National Archives PROB 11/1174/250.
- History of Parliament.
- Frederick Cornewall, Threedecks.org.
- Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903-4.
- Latcham, Paul, Bookplates in the trophy style, London, 2006, 36-7.