1798 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Sir Joseph Mawbey

Anonymous, Obituary in Gentleman's Magazine 68 (June 1798) 543.



16 June. At his seat at Botleys, Surrey, Sir Joseph Mawbey, bart. so created July 30, 1765. He was formerly an eminent distiller at Vauxhall, and representative for the borough of Southwark and the county of Surrey, and many years in the commission of the peace for the borough of Southwark and the county of Surrey, and many years in the commission of the peace for that county. His correspondence with our Magazine may be seen in his history of the Surrey elections, vol. LVIII, p. 1052; in his account of his lady's death, LX, 748, 769; in his account of the poet Cook, vol. LXI. 1090, 1178; LXII. 26, 215, 313; his letter to the magistrates, LXVI. 379; his proposal for a parliamentary reform, and account of his own parliamentary conduct, Ib. 380; letter to Dr. Leonard Howard, LXVII. 702; speech after the election for Surrey, 1774, Ib. 825; and in many poetical essays, both with and without his name.