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John Hungerford

Birthplace: Cadenham, Hampshire, England
Death: Died in Bremhill, Wiltshire, England
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Walter Hungerford and Frances Cocke
Brother of Anne Hungerford

Occupation: High Sheriff of Wiltshire 1593
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About John Hungerford

John Hungerford , Col was born ABT 1558 /1575 in Cadenham, Hampshire, England and died 1636 in Bremhill, Wiltshire, England

  • Parents: Walter Hungerford b abt 1550 & Frances Cocke b: ABT 1555


  • Occupation: High Sheriff of Wiltshire 1593
  • see visit. of Berks. p. 231
  • Will of John Hungerford of Cadnam, Wiltshire 30 June 1636 PROB 11/171


  1. Elizabeth Estcourt b: ABT 1580 in Bremhill, Wiltshire, England


  1. Frances Hungerford
  2. Edward Hungerford
  3. Thomas Hungerford
  4. Judith Hungerford
  5. Walter Hungerford , Rev.
  6. John Hungerford
  7. Robert Hungerford
  8. Mary Hungerford
  9. Lucy Hungerford
  10. Elizabeth Hungerford
  11. Francis Hungerford


John Hungerford (ca. 1560-1636) was an English MP.

He was the eldest of Walter Hungerford of Cadnam and trained in the law at the Inner Temple (1580).

He was elected MP for the constituency of Wootton Bassett through four successive parliaments between 1584 and 1593. He served a fifth term for Chippenham in 1604–1611.[1]

He was a Justice of the Peace by 1594 for Wiltshire and Gloucestershire and appointed High Sheriff of Wiltshire for 1605–06.

He married Elizabeth, the daughter of Sir Thomas Estcourt of Shipton, Gloucestershire; they had 5 sons and 3 daughters.




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Cadenham, Hampshire, England
Age 78
Bremhill, Wiltshire, England