ESSINGTON, John (1689-1729), of Wandsworth, Surr.
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Family and Education
bap. 8 Dec. 1689, 4th s. of Peter Essington of Wandsworth, goldsmith of London, by his 1st w. Elizabeth. educ. I. Temple 1706. m. 10 Jan. 1713, Elizabeth Claphamson of Wandsworth, 3s. 8da.
Sheriff, Surr. 1724.
John Essington1 (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’.2 Unseated on petition, he died on 8 Apr. 1729, ‘in Newgate where he was imprisoned for debt’.3