BUDGEN, Thomas (d.1772), of West Newdigate, Surr. and Shrub Hill, Dorking.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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8 May 1751 - 1761

Family and Education

5th s. but eventually h. of Edward Budgen of West Newdigate by Elizabeth, da. of James Ede of Cudworth, Surr. m. bef. 1741, Penelope, da. of Daniel Smith, gov. of Nevis, 1s. 1da. suc. bro. March 1731.

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Budgen, a country gentleman, whose family had been seated at West Newdigate since 1636, was returned unopposed for Surrey at a by-election in 1751. Classed as a government supporter in 1754, he died 3 Mar. 1772.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Romney R. Sedgwick