GORGES, Thomas (c.1618-70), of Batcombe, Som. and Heavitree, Devon.

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

b. c.1618, 1st s. of Henry Gorges of Batcombe by Barbara, da. of Thomas Baynard of Colerne, Wilts.; bro. of John Gorges. educ. L. Inn 1638, called 1647. m. (1) Mary, da. of Martin Sanford of Nynehead Court, Som., 3s. 1da.; (2) 23 Mar. 1658, Rose (d. 14 Apr. 1671), da. and coh. of Sir Jerome Alexander, j.c.p. [I], of Dublin, wid. of Roger Mallock of Cockington, Devon, 1s. 1da. suc. fa. c.1649.1

Offices Held

Dep. gov. Maine 1640-3; commr. for assessment, Som. 1649-52, Devon and Som. 1657, Som. Jan. 1660; j.p. Som. 1649-53, 1656-July 1660, Devon 1657-July 1660; lt.-col. of milit