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Representatives in Parliament for High Wycombe


In 1847 George Lipscomb in his "The History and Antiquities of the County of Buckingham" listed the following Representatives in Parliament for High Wycombe:

Edward I
1295 Stephen Ayott; Thomas le Tayleur
1298 Adam de Guldeford; Roger Allitarius
1300 Roger Allitarius; John le Pistor
1306 Peter le Cotiler; John le Bake
1307 Peter le Cotiler; Andrew Batyn

Edward II
1307 Peter le Cotiler; Roger de Sandwell
1308 Peter le Cotiler; Edmond de Haveringdoun
1312 Thomas Gerveys; Matthew le Fuller
1312 Robert Paer; William le Cassiere
1318 Robert Smith; William le Fote
1322 Richard le Haslere; Bennet le Cassiere
1325 John le Taylor; John de Sandwell
1326 Roger Sandwell; Matthew le Fuller

Edward III
1327 Richard atte Walle; John atte Donne
1328 John atte Donne; Henry de Mussenden
1330 John le Harriere; Richard Perre
1332 Matthew Fuller; Richard Tottering
1333 Jordan de Wycombe; Richard Bennet
1334 Jordan de Wycombe; Richard Bennet
1335 John Ayot; Richard Perkyn
1336 John le Harriere; Thomas Gerveys
1336 John Ayot; Richard Abyndon
1337 John le Clerk; John Pool
1338 Stephen Ayot; John le Taverner
1338 Thomas Gerveys; Jordan de Preston
1338 Thomas Gerveys; Jordan de Preston
1339 Thomas Gerveys; Jordan de Preston
1340 Jordan de Preston; Thomas Gerveys
1341 Robert Stenstoole; Robert Harleyford
1346 Robert Harleyford; Ralph Barber
1347 John Martyn; Robert Cattingham
1348 Walter atte Leech; William Cassiere
1355 Thomas Gerveys; Ralph Harleyford
1357 Thomas Gerveys; Robert Harleyford
1357 John Mepertshale; Thomas Gerveys
1360 Thomas Gerveys; Robert le Weeler
1360 Thomas Gerveys; Richard Spigurnell
1362 Thomas Gerveys; William Frere
1365 Thomas Cornwaile; Richard Barbour
1368 William atte Dene; Thomas Cornwaile
1369 Thomas Gerveys; William atte Dene
1371 William atte Dene
1372 William atte Dene; John Bledlowe
1373 William atte Dene; Thomas Ballard
1376 William atte Dene; Thomas Ballard

Richard II
1377 William atte Dene; Richard Sandwell
1378 William atte Dene; Richard Jordaine
1379 William atte Dene; Richard Sandwell
1381 Thomas Ravell; Walter Frere
1382 William Kele; William atte Dene
1383 Stephen Watford; John Petymin
1384 William atte Dene; Richard Kele
1385 Stephen Watford; Richard Kele
1386 Walter Frere; Richard Holyman
1387 Walter Frere; Richard Holyman
1388 Stephen Watford; William atte Dene
1391 William atte Dene; William Depham
1392 William Depham; Walter Waltham
1394 Walter atte Dene; Nicholas Depham
1396 Richard Sandwell; Walter Waltham

Henry IV
1399 John Cottingham; William Clerke
1401 Nicholas Sperling; John Sandwell

Henry V
1413 Henry Sperling; Roger More
1414 William Hall; John Coventry
1415 William Clerke; Andrew Sperling
1417 Andrew Sperling; Roger More
1419 William Merchant; John Cottingham
1420 Roger More; Thomas Merston
1421 John Harewood; Thomas Pusey
1421 Roger More; Richard Merston

Henry VI
1422 Nicholas Stepton, Esq.; John Coventry, Esq.
1423 John Coventry, Esq.; Roger More, Esq.
1424 William Whapelade, Esq.; John Cottingham, Esq.
1425 Thomas Muston, Esq.; William Stocton, Esq.
1427 John Coventry, Esq.; John Justice, Esq.
1429 John Wellesbourn, Esq.; John Bishop, Esq.
1430 Roger More, Esq.; William Fowler, Esq.
1432 John Martyn, Esq.; John Blackpoll, Esq.
1434 John Durein, Esq.; John Cottingham, Esq.
1435 John Durein, Esq.; John Cottingham, Esq.
1436 John Hill, Esq.; Bartholomew Halling, Esq.
1441 John Radeshill, Esq.; John Martyn, Esq.
1446 John Wellesbourn, Esq.; John Martyn, Esq.
1448 John Wellesbourn, Esq.; John Haynes, Esq.
1449 William Stocton, Esq.; Nicholas Fayrewell, Esq.
1450 William Stocton, Esq.; Thomas More, Esq.
1452 William Collard, Esq.; David Thomasyn, Esq.

Edward IV
1461 Thomas Mansell, Esq.; Thomas Catsbury, Esq.
1469 Thomas Fowler, Esq.; Thomas Fayrewell, Esq.
1478 Thomas Gate, Esq.; Thomas Wellesbourn, Esq.

Henry VIII
1542 John Gates, Esq.; William Dormer, Esq.

Edward VI
1547 Thomas Fisher, Esq.; Armigyll Wade, Esq.
1550 Henry Peckham, Esq.; John Cheyne, Esq.

Mary
1553 Henry Peckham, Esq.; Robert Drury, Esq.
1554 Henry Peckham, Esq.; Thomas Pymme, Esq.


Philip and Mary
1555 John - - - - - - -; Robert Drury, Esq.
1556 Henry Peckham, Esq.; Robert Drury, Esq.
1557 Thomas Pymme, Esq.; Robert Woodleafe, Esq.

Elizabeth
1558 Thomas Pymme, Esq.
1562 Thomas Fermore, Esq.; Thomas Neale, Esq.
1570 John Russell, Esq.; Robert Christmas, Esq.
1571 Thomas Neale, Esq.; Rowland Goules, Esq.
1584 John Morley, Esq.; George Cawfield, Esq.
1585 Thomas Ridley, LL.D.; George Fleetwood, Esq.
1588 Owen Oglethorp, Esq.; Francis Goodwin, Esq.
1592 Thomas Tasburgh, Esq.; Thomas Fortescue, Esq.
1596 William Fortescue, Esq.; John Tasburgh, Esq.
1600 Richard Blunt, Esq.; Henry Fleetwood, Esq.

James I
1603 Sir John Townsend, Knt.; Henry Fleetwood, Esq.
1610 William Borlase, Esq.
1618 Richard Lovelace, Esq.; Arthur Goodwin, Esq.
1623 Henry Cooke, Esq.; Arthur Goodwin, Esq.

Charles I
1625 Henry Cooke, Esq.; Thomas Lane, Esq.
1626 Henry Cooke, Esq.; Edmund Waller, Esq.
1628 Sir William Borlase, Knt.; Thomas Lane, Esq.
1640 Sir Edmund Verney, Knt.-Marshal; T. Lane, Esq.
1641 Sir Edmund Verney, Knt.-Marshal; T. Lane, Esq.; Richard Browne, Esq. vice Verney, deceased

Interregnum
1649 Thomas Scott, Major General; Tobias Bridge, Esq.
1650 Thomas Scott, Major General; Tobias Bridge, Esq.

Charles II
1660 {Edmund Petty, Esq.; Richard Browne, Esq.} double
{Edmund Petty, Esq.; Thomas Scott, Esq. } return
1661 Sir Edmund Pye, Knt. and Bart.; Sir J. Borlase, Bart.; Robert Sawyer, Esq. vice Pye, deceased
1679 Sir John Borlase, Bart.; Thomas Lewis, Esq.
1680 Sir John Borlase, Bart.; Thomas Lewis, Esq.

James II
1685 Sir Dennis Hampson, Bart.; Edward Baldwin, Esq. (Recorder}

William and Mary
1689 Thomas Lewis, Esq.; William Jephson, Esq.
1690 William Jephson, Esq.; Thomas Lewis, Esq.; Charles Godfrey, Esq. vice Jephson deceased

William III
1695 Thomas Lewis, Esq.; Charles Godfrey, Esq.; Fleetwood Dormer, Esq. vice Lewis, deceased
1698 Charles Godfrey, Esq.; John Archdale, Esq.; Thomas Archdale, Esq. vice John Archdale (he was the first member of the Society of Friends who ever sate in Parliament)
1700 Charles Godfrey, Esq.; Fleetwood Dormer, Esq.
1701 Charles Godfrey, Esq.; Fleetwood Dormer, Esq.

Anne
1702 Charles Godfrey, Esq.; Fleetwood Dormer, Esq.
1705 Charles Godfrey, Esq.; Fleetwood Dormer, Esq.
1708 Charles Godfrey, Esq.; Fleetwood Dormer, Esq.
1710 Sir Thomas Lee, Bart.; Charles Godfrey, Esq.
1713 Sir Thomas Lee, Bart.; Sir John Wittewrong, Bart.

George I
1714 Sir Thomas Lee, Bart.; Sir John Wittewrong, Bart.
1721 The Honourable Charles Egerton; The Right Honourable the Earl of Shelburne; and, in the place of the former {deceased} Charles Colyear, Esq.

George II
1727 Harry Waller, Esq.; William Lee, Esq.; The Honourable Sir Charles Vernon, Knt. vice Lee, made one of the Judges of the King's Bench
1734 Harry Waller, Esq.; Edmund Waller, Esq.; Sir Charles Vernon, Knt. vice Edmund Waller, who made his election for Marlow
1741 Edmund Waller, Esq.; Harry Waller, Esq.; Edmund Waller, Esq. re-elected, having been Cofferer to his Majesty's Household
1747 Edmund Waller, Esq.; Edmund Waller, Esq. junr.
1754 John Waller, Esq.; The Right Honourable the Earl of Shelburne

George III
1761 Robert Waller, Esq.; Lord Viscount Fitzmaurice. Isaac Barre, Esq. vice Viscount Fitzmaurice, called to the House of Peers
1768 Robert Waller, Esq.; The Right Honourable Isaac Barre.
1775 Robert Waller, Esq.; Honourable Thomas Fitzmaurice
1780 Robert Waller, Esq.; Lord Viscount Mahon. The Right Honourable The Earl of Wycombe, vice Viscount Mahon, called to the House of Peers
1784 The Right Honourable the Earl of Wycombe; Admiral Sir John Jervis, K.B.; and, on the resignation of the latter, Sir Francis Baring, Bart.
1790 The Right Honourable the Earl of Wycombe; Sir John Dashwood King, Bart.
1796 Lord Viscount Fitzmaurice; Robert Waller, Esq.
1802 Sir John D. King, Bart.; Sir Francis Baring, Bart.
1806 Sir John D. King, Bart.; Thomas Baring, Esq.
1807 Sir John Dashwood King, Bart.; Thomas Baring, Esq.
1812 Sir John Dashwood King, Bart.; Thomas Baring, Esq. (afterwards Sir Thomas Baring, Bart.)
1818 Sir John Dashwood King, Bart.; Sir Thomas Baring, Bart.

George IV
1820 Sir Thomas Baring, Bart.; Sir John Dashwood King, Bart.
1826 Sir John Dashwood King, Bart.; Sir Thomas Baring, Bart.

George III
1831 Honourable Robert John Smith; Sir Thomas Baring, Bart.
1832 Honourable Charles Grey, vice Sir Thomas Baring, Bart. resigned
1835 Honourable Robert John Smith; Honourable Charles Grey

Victoria
1837 George Robert Smith, Esq.; George Henry Dashwood, Esq.
1841 George Henry Dashwood, Esq.; R. Bernal, junr. Esq.


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