Sir Thomas Trevor, 1st Baronet

Sir Thomas Trevor, 1st Baronet (c. 1612 – 5 February 1676) was a Welsh politician who sat in the House of Commons of England variously between 1640 and 1648.

Sir

Thomas Trevor

1st Baronet
Bornca. 1612
Died(1676-02-05)5 February 1676
NationalityWelsh
OccupationPolitician

LifeEdit

Trevor was the son of Sir Thomas Trevor of Trevalyn Denbighs, Lord Baron of the Exchequer. He was auditor for Duchy of Lancaster in 1640,[1] In November 1640, he was returned as Member of Parliament for Monmouth in the Long Parliament.[2] There was a double return with William Watkins which was not resolved immediately. When some of the voters petitioned against the result, his opponent was forced to stop sitting as an MP until the dispute could be resolved. Meanwhile, he was created a baronet (of Enfield in Middlesex) on 11 August 1641.[1] His election was finally declared void in November 1644. By this time, Parliament had suspended by-elections to fill vacancies because of the Civil War, and when they resumed Trevor was instead elected MP for Tregony in 1647. He was, however, excluded from the Commons in Pride's Purge the following December.[1]

After the Restoration, Trevor was made a Knight of the Bath at the coronation of Charles II. He died in February 1676.[1]

FamilyEdit

Trevor married firstly Anne Jenner daughter of Robert Jenner of London and secondly Mary, daughter of Samuel Hortrey of Kew. He had no children and the baronetcy became extinct on his death.[1] His estates passed to Sir Charles Wheler, grandson of Mary, a sister of Sir Thomas Trevor's father.[3]

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e Willims 1895, p. 135.
  2. ^ Willis 1750, p. 246.
  3. ^ Carlyle 1899, p. 228.

ReferencesEdit

  • Carlyle, Edward Irving (1899). "Trevor, Thomas (1586-1656)" . In Lee, Sidney (ed.). Dictionary of National Biography. 57. London: Smith, Elder & Co. p. 228.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Willims, W.R. (1895). Parliamentary History of the Principality of Wales. p. 135.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  • Willis, Browne (1750). Notitia Parliamentaria, Part II: A Series or Lists of the Representatives in the several Parliaments held from the Reformation 1541, to the Restoration 1660 ... London. pp. 240, 246.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)

Further readingEdit

Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir Richard Vyvyan
John Polwhele
Member of Parliament for Tregony
1647–1648
With: John Carew
Succeeded by
John Thomas
Edward Boscawen
Baronetage of England
New creation Baronet
(of Enfield)
1641–1676
Extinct