EVELYN, Sir John I (1591-1664), of Lee Place, Godstone, Surr.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. B.D. Henning, 1983
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Family and Education

bap. 20 Oct. 1591, 2nd s. of John Evelyn (d.1627) of Godstone by Elizabeth, da. and h. of William Stevens of Kingston-upon-Thames. educ. Emmanuel, Camb. 1606; M. Temple 1610. m. 24 Nov. 1618, Thomasine, da. of William Heynes of Chessington, and coh. to her bro. Matthew, 4s. 3da. Kntd. 25 June 1641.2

Offices Held

Member, Virginia Co. 1612, E.I. Co. 1624; j.p. Surr. 1627-48, 1659-d.; commr. for assessment 1643-8, Sept. 1660-3, sequestrations 1643, levying of money 1643, new model ordinance 1645, defence 1645, militia 1648, Mar. 1660, sewers, Kent and Surr. Aug. 1660.