Andrew Quick 1666-1736
Andrew QUICK 1666-1736
Son of John Quick of Newton St Cyres, Devon, a member of a long-established gentry family there. He began a career in customs administration before becoming collector of customs at Padstow in 1700; he was receiver of tin for Devon 1703-14, and MP for Ashburton 1711-13, for Grampound 1713-15. He was reputed to have Jacobite sympathies.
Quick used an engraved armorial bookplate (Franks 24420); the extent and disposition of his library are not known.
- History of Parliament.
- Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903.