HUXLEY, George (c.1687-1744), of Stoke, Bucks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1722 - 28 May 1725
1 Feb. 1726 - 1741

Family and Education

b. c.1687, 1st s. of Thomas Huxley of Bow, Mdx. by Arabella, da. of Sir William Becher of Howbury, Beds. educ. Clare, Camb.; M. Temple 1704. m., 1s.

Offices Held

Commr. of victualling 1725-9; muster-master gen. 1729-42.


Returned for Bedford in 1722, Huxley was made a commissioner of victualling in 1725. He lost his seat at the by-election but was brought in by the Government for Newport, voting with the Administration in all recorded divisions. In 1729 he became muster-master general with a salary of £800.1 He died 19 July 1744.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Paula Watson


  • 1. Gent. Mag. 1739, p. 306.