HANMER, Thomas (c.1702-37), of Fenns, Salop.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1734 - 1 Apr. 1737

Family and Education

b. c.1702, 1st s. of William Hanmer of Fenns by Esther, da. of Humphrey Jennens of Gopsall, Leics. educ. St. Catherine’s, Camb. 1720. m. 9 Apr. 1733 (with £6,000), Lady Catherine Perceval, da. of John Perceval, 1st Earl of Egmont, s.p.. suc. fa. 1724.

Offices Held


The prospective heir of Sir Thomas Hanmer, Thomas Hanmer was returned, presumably as a Tory, on the Howard interest for Castle Rising. He died of consumption, 1 Apr. 1737.1

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Romney R. Sedgwick


  • 1. Nichols, Leics. iv. 859; HMC Egmont Diary, i. 326; ii. 381-2.