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    CHESTER, Thomas (1696-1763), of Almondsbury, nr. Bristol

    (1696-1763), of Almondsbury, nr. Bristol Constituency Dates Gloucester 1727 16 Feb 1728 Gloucestershire 1734 1 Oct. 1763 Biography Chester sat for Gloucestershire with Beaufort support and was returned unopposed in 1754 and again in 1761. He was classed as ‘Tory’

    GUNTER, James (by 1519-58), of Abergavenny, Mon. and London.

    had entered the royal service as keeper of the woods at Almondsbury, some eight miles north of Bristol; three years later he leased the pasture within the lordship of Almondsbury. Dividing his time between the west country and London, Gunter

    CHESTER, Thomas (by 1524-83), of Bristol and Almondsbury, Glos.

    of Bristol and Almondsbury, Glos. Constituency Dates Bristol 1563 Gloucestershire 1572 Ofifces Held Alderman, Bristol, sheriff 1559-60, mayor 1569-70; j.p. Glos. 1574. Biography Chester was a Bristol merchant who early in Elizabeth’s reign purchased an estate at Almondsbury, some eight

    CHESTER, Thomas (1696-1763), of Almondsbury and Knole, nr. Bristol.

    Thomas (1696-1763), of Almondsbury and Knole, nr. Bristol. Constituency Dates Gloucester 1727 16 Feb 1728 Gloucestershire 1734 1 Oct. 1763 Biography Chester was descended from Thomas Chester, mayor of Bristol in 1569, who purchased the manor of Almondsbury, building Knole

    LANSDEN, Thomas (by 1512-71), of Bristol, Glos.

    his tenements in Gloucestershire and Somerset. He bequeathed his house on the Bridge to his daughter Elizabeth and property at Almondsbury and Stanley to his son Thomas. The will was proved some three weeks later by Lansden’s widow and his

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