CHICHESTER, Sir John, 4th Bt. (1689-1740), of Youlston, nr. Barnstaple, Devon.
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bap. 2 Jan. 1689, 1st s. of Sir Arthur Chichester, 3rd Bt.. m. (1) c.1718, Anne (d. July 1723), da. of John Leigh of Newport, I.o.W., 2s. 5da.; (2) 1733, Frances, da. of Andrew Quicke of Newton St. Cyres, Devon, wid. of Francis Hall of Sandford, Crediton, Devon, s.p. suc. fa. 3 Feb. 1718.
Included in the list of Jacobites sent to the Pretender in 1721,1 Chichester was in touch with Atterbury’s agents during the plot of 1722.2 Returned for Barnstaple unopposed, he voted against the Spanish convention but was absent for the division on the place bill. He died 2 Sept. 1740.