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Colonel Hylton Jolliffe MP (1773-1843)
Brother of the Revd William Jolliffe
1802 Returned from military service two months before his father’s death. Became MP for Petersfield
1802 Chaired the Surrey Iron Railway
1803 Chaired the Croydon, Merstham and Godstone Iron Railway
Banks formed a partnership with Col. Jolliffe, supplying building materials to London - which became Jolliffe, Banks and Co
1804 frustrated the Croydon and Portsmouth canal bill in the House of Commons.
1807 the Revd William John Jolliffe (1774–1835) replaced his brother Hylton in the partnership with Banks, which rapidly became a major building contractor.
1810 Hylton Jolliffe joined Canning in opposition
1825 May have chaired a meeting of the Surrey, Sussex and Hants Railroad
1834 Left the House of Commons.
Jolliffe inherited his father’s claim to the Hylton peerage but did not press for it. His nephew Hylton Jolliffe did take a baronetcy.
Famous as a sportsman and, in London, for the size and shape of his hat, he died 12/13 Jan. 1843.