Sir Thomas Webster, of Battle Abbey, 1st Bt.

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Thomas Webster, MP, 1st Bt Webster of Copthall

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Son of Sir Godfrey Webster and Abigail Webster
Husband of Jane Webster
Father of Sir Whistler Webster, 2nd Bt; Abigail Webster; Sir Godfrey Webster, 3rd Bt; Jane Bluet and Elizabeth Webster

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About Sir Thomas Webster, of Battle Abbey, 1st Bt.

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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