TWISDEN, Thomas (1602-83), of Bradbourne House, nr. Maidstone, Kent.
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b. 8 June 1602, 2nd s. of Sir William Twysden, 1st Bt.† (d.1629), of Roydon Hall, East Peckham by Anne, da. of Sir Moyle Finch, 1st Bt., of Eastwell; bro. of Sir Roger Twysden, 2nd Bt.† educ. Emmanuel, Camb. 1614; I. Temple 1617, called 1626. m. 26 Dec. 1639, Jane, da. of John Thomlinson of York, 5s. (2 d.v.p.) 6da. Kntd. 2 July 1660; cr. Bt. 13 June 1666.
Recorder and town clerk, Maidstone 1642-50; j.p. Kent 1642-?50, Mar. 1660-d.; I. Temple 1646; commr. for militia, Kent Mar. 1660, oyer and terminer, London, Mdx. and Northern circuit July 1660, Norfolk circuit and Wales 1661, Midland circuit 1662, sewers, N. Kent, Havering and Dagenham levels Sept. 1660, assessment, Kent 1661-80.