PLUMER, William (1687-1767), of Blakesware, Herts.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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10 Feb. 1721 - 1722
1734 - 1741
1 May 1755 - 1761

Family and Education

b. 1687, 2nd surv. s. of John Plumer of Blakesware by Mary, da. of William Hale of King’s Walden, Herts.  educ. Bishop’s Stortford; Peterhouse, Camb. 9 May 1702, aged 15; G. Inn 1702.  m. 9 Oct. 1731, Elizabeth, da. of Thomas Byde of Ware Park, Herts., 2s. 4da.  suc. bro. 1746.

Offices Held


Plumer, an old Whig, was returned unopposed for Hertfordshire at a by-election in 1755. There is no record of any vote or speech by him in that Parliament.

He died 12 Dec. 1767, aged 80.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: John Brooke