FULLER, Bostock (1566-1625), of Tandridge, Surr.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Family and Education

b. 12.30 p.m. 4 Nov. 1566, at Horsted Parva, Suss. o.s. of Richard Fuller of Uckfield by Catherine, da. and coh. of Roger Bostock of Moberley, Cheshire. m. 29 July 1590, Frances, da. of Erasmus Gainsford of Crowhurst, 4s. 7da. suc. uncle Richard Bostock 1605.

Offices Held

Steward, manor of Bletchingley; j.p. Surr. by 1608.


Fuller was adopted by his uncle, through whom he became steward of Bletchingley and obtained his seat in the Commons for Elizabeth’s last Parliament. He was no doubt known to the Howards of Effingham, the dominant local family. By 1608 he was a j.p. and negotiating a marriage for his eldest daughter with the heir of Edward Dyer. He died at Tandridge 10 Mar. 1625, his nuncupative will naming Edward Bostock Fuller, the eldest surviving son, heir to the estate.

Surr. Arch. Colls. ix. 164, 166-7, 174; Vis. Surr. (Harl. Soc. xliii), 126; U. Lambert, Bletchingley, i. 289; VCH Surr. iv. 323; PCC 37 Hele.

Ref Volumes: 1558-1603

Author: H.G.O.