BOUVERIE, Hon. William (1725-76), of Longford Castle, Wilts.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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1747 - 17 Feb. 1761

Family and Education

b. 26 Feb. 1725, 1st s. of Jacob, 1st Visct. Folkestone, and bro. of Hon. Edward Bouverie. educ. Winchester; Univ. Coll. Oxf. 1743. m. (1) 18 Jan. 1748, Harriet (d. 29 May 1750), da. and h. of Sir Mark Stewart Pleydell, 1st Bt., of Coleshill Berks., 1s.; (2) 5 Sept 1751, Rebecca (d. 4 May 1764), da. of John Alleyne of Barbados, 4s. 2da.; (3) 22 July 1765 Anne, da. of Sir Thomas Hales, 3rd Bt., wid. of Anthony Duncombe, 1st Lord Feversham, 2da. suc. fa. 17 Feb. 1761; cr. Earl of Radnor 31 Oct. 1765.

Offices Held


In 1754 Bouverie was returned after a contest, and listed by Dupplin as a Tory.

He died 28 Jan. 1776.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Mary M. Drummond