BURRARD, Paul (1678-1735).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1705 - 1713
1722 - 1727
1727 - 30 May 1735

Family and Education

b. 29 May 1678, 1st s. of Paul Burrard, M.P., of Walhampton, Hants by Anne, da. and coh. of John Button of Lymington. m. 17 Oct. 1704, Lucy, da. of Sir William Dutton-Colt, envoy to the courts of Hanover, Dresden, Celle and Brunswick, 4s. 1da. suc. fa. c.1706.

Offices Held

Sub-commr. of prizes, Portsmouth May 1706-Nov. 1707; mayor, Lymington 1708, 1711, 1716, 1726, 1729, 1733; receiver of the land tax for Hants 1714; commr. for the duties on leather Dec. 1714-Aug. 1718; commr. of land taxes 1714-22; dep.-lt. Hants 1721; ranger of the New Forest 1722.


Burrard’s family shared with the dukes of Bolton the chief interest at Lymington, which he represented as a Whig. From George I’s accession he voted with the Administration in all recorded divisions except on the excise bill, which he opposed. He died 30 May 1735.

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Author: Paula Watson