Petersfield

Borough

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
Available from Boydell and Brewer

Elections

DateCandidate
7 Jan. 1559SIR HENRY WESTON
 GEORGE RITHE
1563SIR HENRY WESTON
 TOMAS DERING
1571JOHN COWPER
 ROBERT RITHE I
15 Apr. 1572RICHARD NORTON II
 RALPH BOURCHER
1572THOMAS CHATTERTON vice Bourchier, chose to sit for Newcastle-under-Lyme
8 Nov. 1584SIR HENRY WESTON
 EDMUND MARVYN
7 Oct. 1586EDWARD RADCLIFFE
 EDMUND MARVYN
8 Nov. 1588BENJAMIN TICHBORNE
 EDMUND MARVYN
1593(SIR) WALTER COVERT
 RICHARD WESTON I
4 Oct 1597WILLIAM KINGSWELL
 THOMAS HANBURY
18 Oct. 1601WILLIAM KINGSWELL
 JOHN SWINNERTON

Main Article

Petersfield was a non-incorporated borough, owned by the Weston family until they sold it in 1597 to Thomas Hanbury, an Exchequer official.