NEWLAND, William (?1685-1738), of Gatton, Surr.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1710 - 4 May 1738

Family and Education

b. ?1685, 1st s. of Sir George Newland, M.P. London 1710-14; bro. of George Newland. educ. St. John’s, Oxf. 13 May 1703, aged 17; I. Temple, called 1711. m. Martha, da. of Edmund Shepherd, painter-stainer of London, 3da.

Offices Held


The son of a wealthy scrivener, William Newland inherited in 1703 from his kinsman, Thomas Turgis, M.P., the manor of Gatton, carrying control of one of the seats there. Returned for Gatton as a Tory at the first opportunity after coming of age, he voted against the Government in all recorded divisions till his death 4 May 1738.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Romney R. Sedgwick