TRENCHARD, Henry (1668-1720), of Fulford, Devon.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1713 - 28 Mar. 1720

Family and Education

bap. 1668, s. of George Trenchard of Charminster, Dorset by his w. Mary. m. 20 Feb. 1705, Mary, da. and h. of John Tuckfield of Little Fulford, Devon, wid. of Francis Fulford of Fulford, Devon, s.p. suc. fa. 1686.

Offices Held

Cornet, Mq. of Winchester’s vol. regt. of Horse 1690; lt. in (his cos.) Thomas Erle’s regt. of Ft. 1694, half-pay 1698; lt. 34 Ft. 1702.


The first cousin once removed of George Trenchard, Henry Trenchard was re-elected for Dorchester in 1715 without a contest. Though a member of a strongly Whig family, he himself was classed as a Tory. No vote of his is recorded. He died 18 Mar. 1720.

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Author: Shirley Matthews