FEILDING, Hon. William (?1669-1723), of Ashtead, Surr.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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29 Nov. 1705 - 21 Sept. 1723

Family and Education

b. ?1699, 2nd s. of William Feilding, 3rd Earl of Denbigh, by Mary, da. of Sir Robert King of Boyle Abbey, co. Roscommon, wid. of Sir William Meredith, 1st Bt., of Creenehill, co. Kildare. educ. Queen’s, Oxf. 4 May 1686, aged 16. m. Lady Diana Newport, da. of Francis Newport, M.P., 1st Earl of Bradford, wid. of Thomas Howard, M.P., of Ashtead, Surr., s.p.1

Offices Held

Lt. of yeomen of the guard 1704-8; clerk comptroller of the Green Cloth Feb. 1716-d.


Feilding, who was returned on his wife’s interest, voted from 1715 with the Government in all recorded divisions till his death, 21 Sept. 1723.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Romney R. Sedgwick


  • 1. Manning & Bray, Surr. ii. 629-32.