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    BACON, Anthony (c.1717-86), of Woodford, Essex, and Copthall Court, Throgmorton St., London.

    as contractor. He paid five guineas a man at Aylesbury, and £8000 it cost him opposing Yonge at Honiton.’ Having made himself unpopular at New Shoreham, he henceforth stuck to Aylesbury, and, building up an interest of his own in

    ORDE, Thomas (1746-1807).

    only indirect evidence to show how Orde came to stand for Aylesbury, a venal and expensive borough. On 10 Dec. 1779 John Robinson wrote to Lord Sandwich[footnote] that at Aylesbury he could put Sandwich’s friend Lord Chesterfield ‘in a way

    DORMER, Robert (1650-1726), of Lee Grange, Bucks. and Lincoln’s Inn Fields

    Bucks. and Lincoln’s Inn Fields Constituency Dates Aylesbury 22 Feb 1699 1700 Buckinghamshire Dec. 1701 1702 Northallerton 23 Nov. 1702 1705 Buckinghamshire 1705 11 Feb 1706 Ofifces Held Attorney-gen. to Bp. Crewe of Durham 1676–?93; chancellor dioc. of Durham 1693–1719;

    MOSELEY, Humphrey (by 1526-92), of London.

    April 1554 he found a place at Aylesbury, a borough which had been incorporated three months before in reward for its fidelity during the succession crisis. Some mystery surrounds this first election at Aylesbury: the names on the return, made

    BERNARD (afterwards BERNARD MORLAND), Scrope (1758-1830), of Nether Winchendon, Bucks.

    eccles. ct. of Durham 1795-1818. Ofifces Held Capt. Bucks. militia 1786, Aylesbury vols. 1803. Ofifces Held Trustee, County Fire Office 1807, Provident Life Office 1812. Biography Bernard sat for Aylesbury as a protégé of the Marquess of Buckingham, to whom

    SMITH, Thomas II (1522-91), of London, Ashford and Westenhanger, Kent.

    and Westenhanger, Kent. Constituency Dates Tavistock Oct. 1553 Aylesbury Apr. 1554 Rye Nov. 1554 Winchelsea 1555 Portsmouth 1563 Ofifces Held Collector, tonnage and poundage, London 1558-69; j.p.q. Kent 1577-d.; treasurer for repair of Dover haven 1580; master, Haberdashers’ Co. 1583.

    SMYTHE, John I (1557-1608), of Westenhanger, Kent.

    of Westenhanger, Kent. Constituency Dates Aylesbury 1584 Hythe 1586 Hythe 1589 Hythe 1604 Ofifces Held J.p. Kent from c.1584, q. by 1601, sheriff 1600-1; dep. gov. mines royal by 1605. Biography Smythe has remained an obscure figure in comparison with

    HALLIFAX, Sir Thomas (d.1789), of Gordon House, Enfield, Mdx.

    Constituency Dates Coventry 29 Dec. 1780 27 Feb 1781 Aylesbury 1784 7 Feb 1789 Ofifces Held Alderman of London 1766- d., sheriff 1768-6, ld. mayor 1776-7. Biography Hallifax, who was indentured to a Barnsley grocer while still very young, left

    PUSEY, Thomas, of Wycombe, Bucks.

    he was granted the office of royal havener in Plymouth and Cornwall. In 1432 he attended the county elections at Aylesbury, as well as those held at Wycombe, and two years later he was among the gentry of the shire

    CRAWLEY, Thomas (d.1559), of Elmdon and Wenden Loftes, Essex.

    and Wenden Loftes, Essex. Constituency Dates Aylesbury 1559 Ofifces Held ?Household official by 1559. Biography The Crawley pedigrees are confused, and there were several men of this name living in Essex in 1559. One, the head of the family, who

    SMYTHE, Thomas II (c.1558-1625), of Fenchurch Street, London and Sutton-at-Hone, Kent.

    Street, London and Sutton-at-Hone, Kent. Constituency Dates Aylesbury 1597 Dunwich 1604 Sandwich 1614 Saltash 1621 Ofifces Held Freeman, Skinners’ Co. by 1580, Haberdashers’ Co. by 1580, master, Haberdashers’ 1599-1600; customer of London, auditor 1597-8, alderman 1599-1601, sheriff Nov. 1600-Feb. 1601;

    BEKE, Richard (1630-1707), of Westminster and Ford, Dinton, Bucks.

    Constituency Dates Elgin and Nairn 1656 Amersham 8 Feb 1659 Aylesbury 1689 Wendover 1690 Wendover 1695 Wendover 1698 Ofifces Held Capt.-lt. of life-gds. 1650-5, capt. 1656-9; maj. of horse 1655-6, 1659; lt. Duke of York’s Horse Gds. July 1660-1; lt.-col.

    ESSINGTON, John (1689-1729), of Wandsworth, Surr.

    Held Sheriff, Surr. 1724. Biography John Essington[footnote] (not to be confused with the Member for Aylesbury 1710-15) was returned as a Whig at New Romney in 1727 with the Duke of Dorset’s ‘privity’.[footnote] Unseated on petition, he died on 8

    LOWNDES, Charles (?1699-1783), of Chesham, Bucks.

    LOWNDES, Charles (?1699-1783), of Chesham, Bucks. Constituency Dates Bramber 1768 14 Feb 1769 Ofifces Held Chief clerk of Treasury 1755-62; keeper of Treasury papers 1762-5; sec. to Treasury July 1765-Aug. 1767. Biography Lowndes, in a memorandum to Newcastle, 7

    POTTER, Thomas (?1718-59), of Ridgmont, Beds.

    Constituency Dates St Germans 1747 1754 Aylesbury 1754 July 1757 Okehampton 13 July 1757 17 June 1759 Ofifces Held Sec. to Prince of Wales 1748-51; jt. paymaster gen. Nov. 1756-Apr. 1757; jt. vice-treasurer [I] July 1757- d. Biography While still

    COVENTRE, John II, of Wycombe, Bucks.

    and Walton, both near Aylesbury, evidently as feoffees on behalf of the Hampdens of Wycombe.[footnote] In 1429, though he apparently did not attend the parliamentary election at Wycombe, Coventre was present at the county court at Aylesbury which elected John

    MERSTON, Thomas, of Wycombe, Bucks.

    interests to him.[footnote]By now comparatively affluent, Merston was among the 129 men who met in the county court, held at Aylesbury on 31 Aug. 1429, and elected John Hampden† of Hampden and Andrew Sperlyng* as knights of the shire. However,

    BURDEN, George (d.1593), of Westminster.

    of Westminster. Constituency Dates Aylesbury 1572 Ofifces Held Dep. receiver of revenues and rents to the dean and chapter of Westminster 1564-89, receiver 1589-d. Biography Almost all the information about Burden in this biography comes from his will, PCC 4

    MOSELEY, Humphrey (by 1526-92), of St. Nicholas Coleabbey, London.

    London. Constituency Dates Marlborough 1547 Mitchell Mar. 1553 Aylesbury Apr. 1554 Gatton 1555 Wootton Bassett 1558 Wootton Bassett 1559 Ofifces Held Under-treasurer, M. Temple 1551-6; secondary of Wood Street Compter 1557; under-sheriff, Mdx. 1560-1. Biography Moseley was a carpet-bagging lawyer

    STANHOPE, Hon. Sir William (1702-72), of Eythrope, Bucks.

    unopposed for a government seat at Lostwithiel. At the ensuing general election that year he was returned for Buckinghamshire and Aylesbury, opting to serve for the county, for which he was re-elected in 1734. No votes of his are recorded

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