BILSON, Leonard (?1681-1715), of West Mapledurham, nr. Petersfield, Hants.
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Family and Education
b. ?1681, 2nd s. of Thomas Bilson, M.P., of West Mapledurham by Susanna, da. of Col. William Legge of the Minories, London, sis. of George Legge, M.P., 1st Baron Dartmouth. educ. New Coll. Oxf. 13 June 1699, aged 17. unm. suc. e. bro. Thomas 1709.
Of a Hampshire family, owning property in Petersfield, Bilson was returned as a Tory on his own interest. He died 28 June 1715. By his will his property ultimately descended to his cousin Henry Legge, who took the additional name of Bilson.