FARINGTON, Sir Richard, 1st Bt. (c.1644-1719), of South Street, Chichester, Suss.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1690-1715, ed. D. Hayton, E. Cruickshanks, S. Handley, 2002
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4 Jan. - 28 Mar. 1681
1698 - 1700
1708 - 1713
1715 - 7 Aug. 1719

Family and Education

b. c.1644, 2nd s. of John Farington† of Chichester by Anne, da. of John May of Lavant, Suss.  m. (1) lic. 28 Feb. 1671, aged 27, Elizabeth, da. of William Marlott of Itchingfield, Suss., 3s. d.v.p.; (2) lic. 24 May 1687, Elizabeth (d. c.1739), da. and h. of John Peachey of Eartham, Suss., s.pcr. Bt. 17 Dec. 1697.1

Offices Held

Sheriff, Suss. 1696–7.


Some four generations of Faringtons had lived in Chichester, which both Faringt