WALTER, John (?1714-79), of Bicton, and Stevenstone, Devon
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Family and Education
b. ?1714, 2nd s. of John Rolle, M.P., of Stevenstone by Isabella Charlotte, da. of Sir William Walter, 2nd Bt., of Sarsden, Oxon.; bro. of Denys Rolle. educ. New Coll. Oxf. 2 Sept. 1729, aged 15. unm. suc. to estates of his uncle Sir Robert Walter, 4th Bt. 1731, and took name of Walter; and to estates of his bro. Henry, 1st Lord Rolle 1750.
Walter, invariably classed as a Tory, was returned unopposed in 1754, and after a contest in 1761. He appears in Fox’s list of Members in favour of the peace preliminaries, December 1762. Jenkinson in the autum