HALLIDAY, John (?1709-54), of Yard House, nr. Taunton, Som.
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Family and Education
b. ?1709, 1st s. of John Halliday of Yard House by Mary, da. of Edmund Trowbridge of Lipyeate, Som. m. 1737, Mary, da. of Isaac Welman of Poundisford Park, Som., 3s. 4da. suc. fa. 1737.
Sheriff, Som. 1746-7.
Halliday came of a gentry family with estates in Somerset and Wiltshire. He was returned unopposed for Taunton at the general election of 1754. He died on 8 June 1754, a week after the new Parliament had assembled, aged 44.