WALLWYN, James (?1689-1766), of Longworth, Herefs.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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2 Apr. 1723 - 1727

Family and Education

b. ?1689, o.s. of James Wallwyn of Longworth by Ann, o. da. and h. of Sir William Bowyer. educ. Wadham, Oxf. 14 Jan. 1707, aged 17. m. Anne, da. and h. of Richard Taylor, 1s. 3da. suc. fa. 1705.

Offices Held

Sheriff, Herefs. 1732-3.


Wallwyn belonged to a cadet branch of an old Herefordshire family settled in the county from the fourteenth century. Returned as a Tory at a by-election in 1723 and put up again in 1727, he withdrew on a compromise with the Whigs. He did not stand again, and died 29 June 1766.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: A. N. Newman