Anne Liddell: Birth: Abt 1738. Death: 24 Feb 1804
Note: gained the title of 4th Baronet Liddell. He gained the title of Baron Ravensworth of Ravensworth Castle in 1747.
Henry Liddell, son of Sir Henry Liddell, became the 4th baronet, and was raised to the peerage in 1747 with the title Baron Ravensworth, of Ravensworth Castle, in the County Palatine of Durham. Like other members of his family before him he took an active interest in the politics of his day and in the General Election of 1734 was elected M.P. for Morpeth and entered the House of Commons at the early age of twenty-six. A man with a broad outlook on life he was ". ... a foe to jobbery and corruption, the steady friend of political honesty and religious tolerance, and an earnest advocate of progress in agriculture, and protection to the coal trade." His efforts on behalf of his fellow men were sincere and upon his death in 1784 his loss was generally lamented.
He left only a daughter, thus the first Barony of Ravensworth came to an end. Henry George Liddell, his nephew, became the next baronet, and acquired the estates at Ravensworth and Eslington.
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