A History of London, Vol. II

Loftie, W. J.
1883

APPENDIX G.
List of Members for
WESTMINSTER
CITY.
I Edward VI.
1547
.
Georgius Blage, miles.
Johannes Rede, generosus.
1552-3
.
Robertus Sowthwell, miles.
Arthurus Sturton, armiger.
Return defaced.
I Mary.
1553
.
Robertus Smalwood, generosus.
Willielmus Gyes, generosus.
1553-4
.
Willielmus Geys.
Ricardus Hodges.
1 & 2 Philip and Mary.
1554
.
Willielmus Jenynges, generosus.
Willielmus Guyes, generosus.
1555
.
Arthurus Sturton.
Ricardus Hodgies.
1557
.
Names with (**) prefixed are supplied from the Crown Office List in the absence of Original Returns.
Nicholaus Newdygate, generosus.
** Johannes Beaste, generosus.
I Elizabeth.
1558
-9. Richard Hodges.
John Best, gent.
1562-3
.
Names, &c., with (***) prefixed are supplied from the Crown Office Lists (of which there are five for this Parliament) in the absence of Original Returns.
Robert Nowell, esq.
*** William Bowyer, esq.
1572
.
Names, &c., with (*) prefixed are supplied from the Crown Office Lists (of which there are three) in the absence of Original Returns.
Thomas Wilbraham, esq.
*John Dodington, gent.
*John Osborne, gent.,
vice
Thomas Wilbraham, esq., deceased.
Crown Office List No. 2.
1586
.
Names, &c., with (:) prefixed are supplied from the Crown Office List in the absence of Original Returns.
Robert Cecyll, esq.
*** Thomas Knevett.
1588
(and
1588-9
).
Thomas Knevit, esq.
Peter Osborne, esq.
1592-3.
Richard Cecill, esq.
Thomas Cole, gent.
1597
.
Thomas Knevit, esq.
Thomas Cole, gent.
1600
.
Sir Thomas Knevet, knt.
William Cooke, esq.
I James I.
1603-4
.
Sir Thomas Knevet, knt.
Sir Walter Cope, knt.
1620-1
.
Sir Edward Villiers, knt.
William Mann, esq.
1623-4
.
Sir Edward Villiers, knt.
William Man, esq.
I Charles I.
1625
.
Sir Edward Villiers, knt.
William Man, esq.
1625-6
.
*** Sir Robert Pye, knt.
*** Peter Heywood, esq.
1627-8
.
***Joseph Bradshawe, esq.
Thomas Morris, esq.
1640. (Apr.)
John Glenn, esq.
William Bell, gent.
1640. (Nov.)
LONG PARLIAMENT.
John Glynn, esq.
William Bell, gent.
Cromwell.
1654
. . . . .
The Sheriff's Precept, ordering two citizens to be returned, and a fragment of the Return.
13 Charles II.
1661
.
. . . . .
No Return found: the names of Sir Philip Warwicke, knt., and Sir Richard Everard, knt., are found in a list among Lord Denbigh's papers.
1678-9
.
Sir Stephen Fox, knt.
Sir William Poultney, knt.
1679
.
Sir William Pulteney, knt.
Sir William Waler, knt.
1680-1
.
Sir William Pulteney, knt.
Sir William Waller, knt.
1 James II.
1685
.
Charles Bonython, esq.
Michael Arnold, esq.
CONVENTION. 1688-9.
1688-9
.
Sir William Poultney, knt.
Philip Howard, esq.
2 William and Mary.
1689-90
.
Sir William Pulteney, knt.
Sir Walter Clarges, bart.
Sir Stephen Fox, knt.,
vice
Sir William Poultney, knt., deceased.
7 William III.
1695
.
Charles Mountague, esq.
Sir Stephen Fox, knt.
1698
.
Charles Mountagu, esq.
James Vernon, esq.
1700-1
.
James Vernon, esq.
Thomas Crosse, esq.
1701
.
James Vernon, esq.
Sir Henry Dutton Colt, bart.
1 Anne.
1702
.
Sir Walter Clargis, bart.
Thomas Crosse, esq.
1705
.
(FIRST PARLIAMENT OF GREAT BRITAIN).
Henry Boyle, esq.
Sir Henry Dutton Colt, bart.
Henry Boyle, esq., re-elected on appointment as one of the Principal Secretaries of State.
1708
.
Henry Boyle, esq.
Thomas Medlicott, esq.
1710
.
Thomas Medlycott, esq., Steward of
Westminster
.
Thomas Crosse, esq.
Thomas Medlycott, esq., re-elected after appointment to an office of profit by the Crown.
1713
.
Sir Thomas Crosse, bart.
Thomas Medlycot, esq., steward of
Westminster
.
I George I.
1714-15
.
Edward Wortley, esq.
Sir Thomas Crosse, bart.
1722
.
Archibald Hutcheson, esq.
John Cotton, esq.
Charles Mountague, esq., and George Baron Carpenter of the kingdom of Ireland,
vice
Archibald Hutcheson, esq., and John Cotton, esq., whose election was declared void.
I George II
1727
.
Charles Cavendish, esq., commonly called Lord Charles Cavendish.
William Clayton, esq.
1734
.
Sir Charles Wager, knt.
William Clayton, esq.
1741
.
William Lord Sundon, of the kingdom of Ireland.
Sir Charles Wager, knt
John Perceval, esq., commonly called Lord Viscount Perceval, and Charles Edwin, esq.,
vice
William Lord Sundon, of the kingdom of Ireland, and Sir Charles Wager, knt., whose election was declared void.
1747
.
Granville Leveson Gower esq., commonly called Lord Viscount Trentham.
Sir Peter Warren, knt. of the bath.
Granville Leveson Gower, esq., commonly called Lord Viscount Trentham, re-elected after appointment as one of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.
Edward Cornwallis, esq.,
vice
Sir Peter Warren, knt. of the bath, deceased.
1754
.
Edward Cornwallis, esq.
Sir John Crosse, bart.
I George III.
1761
.
William Pulteney, esq., commonly called Lord Viscount Pulteney.
Edward Cornwallis, esq.
Edward Sandys, esq., vice Edward Cornwallis, esq., appointed Governor of Gibraltar.
Hugh Percy, esq., commonly called Lord Warkworth,
vice
William Pulteney, esq., commonly called Lord Viscount Pulteney, deceased.
1768
.
Hugh Percy, commmonly called Earl Percy.
Edwin Sandys, esq.
Sir Robert Bernard, bart., vice Edwin Sandys, called to the Upper House as Lord Sandys.
1774
.
Hugh Percy,commonly called Earl Percy.
Thomas Pelham Clinton, commonly called Lord Thomas Pelham Clinton.
Charles Stanhope, commonly called Lord Viscount Petersham,
vice
Hugh Percy, commonly called Earl Percy, called to the Upper House as Baron de Percy.
George Capel, commonly called Lord Viscount Malden, vice Charles Stanhope, commonly called Lord Viscount Petersham, called to the Upper House a Earl of Harrington.
1780
.
Sir George Brydges Rodney, bart.
Charles James Fox, esq.
Sir Cecil Wray, bart., vice Sir George Bridges Rodney, bart., called to the Upper House as Baron Rodney, of county Somerset.
Charles James Fox, esq., re-elected after appointment as one of the Principal Secretaries of State (
1782
).
Charles James Fox, esq., re-elected after appointment as one of the Principal
Secretaries of State (
1783
).
1784
.
Sir Samuel Hood, bart., Baron Hood of Ireland.
The Bailiff of Westminster certified, on 17 May,
1784
, that a poll had been taken from day to day, from 9 to 3, from 1 April to 17 April, on which day the numbers stood: for Sir Samuel Hood, bart., Baron Hood, of the kingdom of Ireland, 6,694; for Charles James Fox, esq., 6,233; and for Sir Cecil Wray, bart., 5,998, and that a scrutiny had been demanded on behalf of Sir Cecil Wray. By Order of the House, the scrutiny was brought to a close on 3 March,
1785
, and the Bailiff returned, on 4 March,
1785
, as the result of the scrutiny, that Sir Samuel Hood, bart., Baron Hood, of the kingdom of Ireland, and Charles James Fox, esq., were elected.
Charles James Fox, esq.*
John Townshend, commonly called Lord John Townshend,
vice
Samuel Lord Hood, appointed one of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.
1790
.
Charles James Fox, esq.
Sir Samuel Hood, bart., Baron Hood of the kingdom of Ireland.
1796
.
1801
. FIRST PARLIAMENT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND IRELAND [
1801
].
Charles James Fox, esq.
Vice-Admiral Sir Alan Gardner, bart.
1802
.
Charles James Fox, esq.
Alan Lord Gardner.
Charles James Fox, esq., re-elected after appointment as one of the Principal Secretaries of State.
Hugh Percy, commonly called Earl James Fox, esq., deceased.
1806
.
Richard Brinsley Sheridan, esq.
Sir Samuel Hood, knt. of the bath.
1807
.
Thomas Cochrane commonly called Lord Cochrane.
Sir Francis Burdett, bart.
1812
.
Sir Francis Burdett, bart.
Sir Thomas Cochrane, knt. of the bath, commonly called Lord Cochrane.
Sir Thomas Cochrane, knt. of the bath, commonly called Lord Cochrane, re-elected after having been expelled the House.
1818
.
Sir Samuel Romilly, knt.
Sir Francis Burdett, bart.
George Lamb, esq.,
vice
Sir Samuel Romilly, knt., deceased.
1 George IV.
1820
.
Sir Francis Burdett, bart
John Cam Hobhouse, esq.
1826
.
Sir Francis Burdett, bart.
John Cam
Hobhouse, esq.
I William IV.
1830
.
Sir Francis Burdett, bart.
John Cam Hobhouse, esq.
1831
.
Sir Francis Burdett, bart.
John Cam Hobhouse, esq.
Sir John Cam Hobhouse, bart., re-elected after appointment as Secretary at War.
1833
.
Sir Francis Burdett, bart.
Sir John Cam Hobhouse, bart.
Sir John Cam Hobhouse, bart., reelected after appointment as Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland.
Lieut.-Col. De Lacy Evans, vice Sir John Cam Hobhouse bart., who accepted the Stewardship of the Chiltern Hundreds, county Bucks.
1835
.
Sir Francis Burdett, bart.
Colonel De Lacy Evans.
Sir Francis Burdett, bart., re-elected after accepting the Stewardship of the Chiltern Hundreds, county Bucks.
I Victoria.
1837
.
Colonel De Lacy Evans.
John Temple Leader, esq.
1841
.
John Temple Leader, esq.
Henry John Rous, Captain R.N.
Sir De Lacy Evans, K.C.B.,
vice
Henry John Rous, esq., appointed one of the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty.
1847
.
Major- Gen. Sir De Lacy Evans, K.C.B.
Charles Lushington, esq.
1852
.
Sir John Villiers Shelley, bart.
Sir De Lacy Evans.
1857
.
Lieut.-Gen. Sir De Lacy Evans, G.C.B.
Sir John Villiers Shelley, bart.
1859
.
General Sir De Lacy Evans, G.C.B.
Sir John Villiers Shelley, bart.
1865
.
Robert Wellesley Grosvenor, esq.
John Stuart Mill, esq.
1868
.
Robert Wellesley Grosvenor, esq.
William Henry Smith, esq.
1874
.
Sir Charles Russell, bart.
William Henry Smith, esq.
William Henry Smith, esq., re-elected after appointment as First Lord of the Admiralty.
1880
.
Right Hon. W. H. Smith.
Sir C
. Russell, bart.
Lord A. Percy, vice Sir C. Russell, bart.