HERON, Henry (c.1675-1730), of Cressy Hall, Lincs.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1713 - 1722
1722 - 1727

Family and Education

b. c.1675, 1st surv. s. of Sir Henry Heron of Cressy Hall by Dorothy, da. of Sir Thomas Long, 2nd Bt. of Draycot Cerne, Wilts. m. Abigail, da. and h. of Sir William Heveningham of Ketteringham, Norf., 1s. 1da. suc. fa. 1695.

Offices Held

Recorder, Boston 1723-d.


Heron, whose great-grandfather acquired Cressy Hall in 1600, was returned as a Tory for Boston, voting consistently against the Administration after George I’s accession. In 1721 his name was sent to the Pretender as a probable supporter in the event of a rising.1 Returned for the county in 1722, he did not stand again. He died 10 Sept. 1730, aged 55.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Paula Watson


  • 1. Stuart mss 65/10.