MAYNARD, Thomas (?1685-1742), of Hoxne Hall, nr. Eye, Suff. and Passenham, Northants.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1710 - 1715
1715 - 1722

Family and Education

b. ?1685, 1st S. of Hon. William Maynard (yr. s. of William, 2nd Baron Maynard) of Hoxne Hall and Passenham by Susan, da. and h. of Thomas Eyans, merchant, of Bow, Mdx. educ. Bury sch. under Mr. Leeds; Christ’s, Camb. 2 June 1702, aged 16. unm. suc. fa. 1704.

Offices Held

Commr. for stores in Minorca July 1717-23; commr. of customs in Scotland 1723-Sept. 1730.


Maynard had an estate in the vicinity of Eye which he represented as a Whig under Queen Anne. In 1715 he was returned for West Looe, voting with the Administration in all recorded divisions. Appointed commissioner for stores in Minorca in 1717, he did not stand in 1722, and a year later he was given a place in the customs, which he retained till 1730. He died 8 Sept. 1742, leaving his estates to his cousin Charles, 1st Viscount Maynard.1

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Eveline Cruickshanks


  • 1. PCC 278 Trenley.