BOYNTON, Sir Francis, 4th Bt. (1677-1739), of Burton Agnes, Yorks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1734 - 16 Sept. 1739

Family and Education

bap. 17 Nov. 1677, s. of Rev. Henry Boynton, rector of Barmston, Yorks., by Dorothy, da. of Alexander Amcotts of Penshire in Houghton-le-Spring, co. Dur. educ. St. John’s, Camb. 1696; G. Inn 1696. m. 8 Apr. 1703, Frances, da. and h. of James Heblethwayt, M.P. Malton 1673-9, of Norton, Yorks., 3s. 3da. suc. fa. 1719; cos. as 4th Bt. 22 Dec. 1731.

Offices Held

Recorder, Beverley 1733.


Though returned on the interest of William Pulteney, the leader of the Whig opposition, Boynton’s only recorded votes were for the Government on the navy estimates in 17351 and the Spanish convention in 1739. He died 16 Sept. 1739.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Romney R. Sedgwick


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