Thomas Morgan (judge advocate)
|Born||20 May 1702|
|Died||12 April 1769(aged 66)|
|Children||Thomas Morgan (of Rhiwpera) |
Charles Morgan (1736–1787)
John Morgan (of Dderw)
Morgan was returned as Member of Parliament for Brecon at a by-election on 24 May 1723. He was returned in a contest for Brecon at the 1727 British general election. In 1731, he succeeded his brother, Sir William Morgan, as Lord Lieutenant of Brecknockshire and Monmouthshire, and was appointed brigadier-general of the militia of those counties. At the 1734 British general election, he was returned unopposed as MP for Monmouthshire, and was returned there again at the 1741 British general election. Also in 1741 was appointed Judge Advocate General, by which he became known as "General Morgan". He was returned for Breconshire at the 1747 British general election.
Upon the death of his nephew Sir William Morgan in 1763, he inherited the Tredegar Estate. In 1768, he resigned the office of Judge Advocate General, and was succeeded by his deputy and son-in-law Charles Gould.
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- "MORGAN, Thomas (1702-69), of Ruperra, Glam. and Tredegar, Mon". History of Parliament Online (1754-1790). Retrieved 22 April 2019.
- Williams, William Retlaw (1895). The Parliamentary History of Wales. Priv. print. for the author by E. Davis and Bell. pp. 26, 129. Retrieved 17 October 2007.
- "Morgan Family History". Retrieved 17 October 2007.
|Parliament of Great Britain|
| Member of Parliament for Brecon
Lord Charles Somerset
| Member of Parliament for Monmouthshire
With: John Hanbury 1734
Charles Hanbury Williams 1735–1747
| Member of Parliament for Breconshire
Sir Henry Hoghton, Bt
| Judge Advocate General
Sir William Morgan
| Lord Lieutenant of Brecknockshire and Monmouthshire