WALLOP, Henry (1657-91), of Farleigh Wallop and Hurstbourne, Hants.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1690-1715, ed. D. Hayton, E. Cruickshanks, S. Handley, 2002
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Mar. 1679 - Mar. 1681
1685 - 1687
1689 - 28 Dec. 1691

Family and Education

b. 18 May 1657, 2nd but 1st surv. s. of Henry Wallop† of Farleigh Wallop by Dorothy, da. and coh. of John Bluet of Holcombe Regis, Devon.  educ. Trinity Coll. Oxf. 1676. unmsuc. fa. 1673.1

Offices Held

V.-adm. Leinster 1691.2


Wallop had represented Whitchurch as a Whig in every Parliament since 1679. He was returned unopposed for the borough in 1690, when he was classed as a Whig by Lord Carmarthen (Sir Thomas Osborne†). In September 1691 he successfully petitioned the Treasury for permission to recover several wrecks on the coast of Leinster, the Irish province to which he had been appointed vice-admiral. He died on 28 Dec. 1691, his estates eventually passing to his nephew John Wallop†, who was chosen knight of the shire for Hampshire in 1715 and raised to the peerage in 1720 as Viscount Lymington.3

Ref Volumes: 1690-1715

Author: Paula Watson


  • 1. Collins, Peerage, iv. 323–4.
  • 2. CSP Dom. 1690–1, p. 510.
  • 3. Cal. Treas. Bks. ix. 1373; Huntington Lib. Hastings mss HA 9627, newsletter 29 Dec. 1691; Collins, 324.