WILLOUGHBY, Hon. Thomas (1694-1742), of Birdsall, Yorks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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19 Dec. 1720 - 1727
1727 - 1734

Family and Education

b. 11 June 1694, 2nd s. of Thomas Willoughby, M.P., 1st Baron Middleton, and yr. bro. of Hon. Francis Willoughby. educ. Eton; Jesus, Camb. 1711. m. 1719, Elizabeth, da. and h. of Thomas Sotheby of Birdsall, Yorks., 5s. 4da.

Offices Held

High steward, Tamworth.


Willoughby sat as a Tory for Cambridge University till 1727, when he was returned on his father’s interest at Tamworth. He is recorded as voting only once, against the excise bill.

He died 2 Dec. 1742.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Romney R. Sedgwick