BASSET, John (?1714-58), of Heanton Court, nr. Barnstaple, Devon.
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Family and Education
b. ?1714, 1st s. of John Basset. educ. New Coll. Oxf. 12 May 1731, aged 16. m. 10 June 1734 (with £2,400),1 Eleanor, da. of Sir William Courtenay, 2nd Bt., sis. of Sir William Courtenay, 3rd Bt., 2s. 2da. suc. to maternal gd.-fa.’s estate at Raleigh, nr. Barnstaple, aft. 1731.2
Basset was returned for Barnstaple after a contest at the by-election following the death of Sir John Chichester, but did not stand again. He died 29 Sept. 1757.