TROTMAN, Samuel (1650-1720), of Siston Court, Glos.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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20 Feb. 1707 - 6 Feb. 1720

Family and Education

b. 23 Feb. 1650, 1st s. of Samuel Trotman, barrister-at-law, of Bucknell, Oxon. by his 2nd w. Mary, da. of Samuel Warcup of English, Oxon. educ. Exeter, Oxf. 1663; I. Temple, called 1671, bencher 1682. m. (1) indenture 5/6 Dec. 1677, Dorothea, da. and coh. of Robert Dring of Isleworth, Mdx., 1da., (2) lic. 15 Dec. 1691, Elizabeth, da. of Hon. William Mountagu, chief baron of the Exchequer, wid. of Sir William Drake of Shardeloes, nr. Amersham, Bucks. 1da. d.v.p. suc. fa. 1685.

Offices Held

Gov. St. Bartholomew’s Hospital 1719.


Trotman belonged to an ancient Gloucestershire family. His father purchased Siston Court not far from Bath in 1651, settling it on him, with the manors of Shelswell and Newton Purcell in Oxfordshire, on his marriage in 1677.1 He represented Bath as a Tory for thirteen years, voting against the septennial bill in 1716, but was absent from the other recorded divisions of that Parliament. He died 6 Feb. 1720.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Shirley Matthews


  • 1. PCC 12 Cann; Glos. N and Q., v. 334.