Sir Thomas Webster, MP, 1st Bt Webster of Copthall (c.1676 - 1751) MP

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About Sir Thomas Webster, MP, 1st Bt Webster of Copthall

Sir Thomas Webster

bap. 12 Nov. 1676, 1st s. of Sir Godfrey Webster, merchant, of Fenchurch St., London, and Nelmes, Havering, Essex, by Abigail, da. and coh. of Thomas Gordon of Mere, Staffs. by Mary da. and coh. of Henry Whistler of Epsom, Surr. educ. M. Temple 1697. m. 2 Oct. 1701 Jane (d. 1760), da. and h. of Edward Cheek of Sandford Orcas, Som., 2s. 3da. suc. fa. 1720. cr. Bt. 21 May 1703.1. See http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1690-1715/member/webster-sir-thomas-1676-1751 for extensive biography.

Sir Thomas Webster was created a baronet by Queen Anne in 1703. He was a rich city merchant, a supplier of hemp to the Royal Navy, and for a number of years an MP.

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Sir Thomas Webster, MP, 1st Bt Webster of Copthall's Timeline

1676
1676
1680
1680
Age 4
1700
1700
Age 24

From Charles Sackville, 6th Earl of Dorset, for more than £20,000.

1703
May 21, 1703
Age 27

of Copthall

1703
- 1704
Age 27
1705
December 18, 1705
- January 27, 1711
Age 29
1708
1708
Age 32
1710
1710
Age 34
1713
1713
- May 6, 1714
Age 37
1718
1718
- 1751
Age 42