HICKMAN, Sir Willoughby, 3rd Bt. (1659-1720), of Gainsborough, Lincs.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1698 - 1700
15 Apr. - 11 Nov. 1701
28 Nov. 1702 - 17 Jan. 1706
1713 - 28 Oct. 1720

Family and Education

bap. 29 Aug. 1659, 1st surv. s. of Sir William Hickman, 2nd Bt., M.P., of Gainsborough by Elizabeth, da. and h. of John Neville of Mattersey, Notts. m. (lic. 8 Sept. 1683) Anne, da. of Sir Stephen Anderson, 1st Bt., of Eyworth, Beds., 4s. 6da. suc. fa. 10 Feb. 1682.

Offices Held

Steward of Kirton 1682-9.


Descended from London merchants, who had settled in Lincolnshire at the end of the 16th century, Hickman had sat in five Parliaments before being returned for his county. A Tory and a member of the October Club, he was absent from the division on the septennial bill but voted against the repeal of the Occasional Conformity and Schism Acts and the peerage bill in 1719. He died 28 Oct. 1720.

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Author: Paula Watson