BROMLEY, William Throckmorton (?1726-69), of Baginton, nr. Coventry, Warws.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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6 Feb. 1765 - 3 Mar. 1769

Family and Education

b. ?1726, 1st s. of William Bromley, M.P., by Lucy, da. and h. of Sir Clement Throckmorton of Haseley, Warws.  educ. Westminster, Apr. 1737, aged 10; Ch. Ch. Oxf. 16 June 1744, aged 17.  m. May 1756, Bridget, da. of Richard Davenport, 1s.  suc. fa. 1737.

Offices Held


On 13 Nov. 1764 Lord Hyde wrote to George Grenville about the by-election in Warwickshire:1 ‘Bromley and Sir F. Skipwith's son are the two candidates already talked of; both say they will stand by your Administration, both Tories.’ Bromley was returned without a contest. In Rockingham's list of July 1765 he is classed as ‘contra’, and voted against the repeal of the Stamp Act. His only other known vote was for the nullum tempus bill, 17 Feb. 1768. No speech by him is recorded.

He died 3 Mar. 1769.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: John Brooke


  • 1. Grenville mss (JM).