BOYNTON, Sir Griffith, 6th Bt. (1745-78), of Burton Agnes, Yorks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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22 May 1772 - 1774

Family and Education

b. 22 Feb. 1745, o.s. of Sir Griffith Boynton, 5th Bt., of Burton Agnes, by Agnes, da. of Thomas White of Wallingwells, Notts. educ. Corpus Christi, Camb. 1760. m. (1) 9 May 1762, Charlotte (d. 9 Sept. 1767), da. of Francis Topham, judge of the prerogative court of York, s.p.; (2) 1 Aug. 1768, Mary, da. of James Heblethwayte of Norton and Bridlington, Yorks., 3s. suc. fa. 22 Oct. 1761.

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Boynton was returned for Beverley after a contest. His only known vote was for the motion to make Grenville’s Election Act permanent, 25 Feb. 1774, and there is no record of his having spoken in Parliament. He did not stand at the general election of 1774.

He died 6 Jan. 1778.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: John Brooke