GODDARD, Thomas (1722-70), of Swindon, Wilts.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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24 Mar. 1767 - 12 Aug. 1770

Family and Education

bap. 6 Mar. 1722, 1st s. of Amrose Goddard of Swindon, and bro. of Ambrose Goddard (q.v.).  educ. M. Temple 1742.  unmsuc. fa. 1755.

Offices Held


Goddard belonged to an old Wiltshire gentry family, and a kinsman of his had represented the county in the Parliament of 1722. He himself was returned unopposed for Wiltshire in 1767 and 1768. All his reported votes were with Opposition. There is no record of his having spoken in the House. He died 12 Aug. 1770.

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Author: Mary M. Drummond