BRIDGEMAN, John (c.1655-1729), of Prinknash Park, Glos.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1690-1715, ed. D. Hayton, E. Cruickshanks, S. Handley, 2002
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Feb. - Nov. 1701

Family and Education

b. c.1655, 1st s. of John Bridgeman of Prinknash Park by Margaret, da. of Sir Charles Berkeley†, 2nd Visct. Fitzhardinge [I] and Earl of Falmouth.  educ. Wadham, Oxf. matric. 26 July 1672, aged 17; I. Temple 1673.  m. c.1710, Catherine (d. 1744), da. of Richard Ockold of Upton St. Leonards, Glos. s.psuc. fa. by 1663; uncle James Bridgeman 1694.1

Offices Held

Freeman, Gloucester 1702.2


Bridgeman’s family had been established in Gloucestershire since