HUNGERFORD, John (c.1560-1636), of Cadnam, Wilts.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1558-1603, ed. P.W. Hasler, 1981
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Family and Education

b. c.1560, 1st s. of Walter Hungerford of Cadnam by Frances, da. of John Cock of Broxbourne, Herts. educ. I. Temple 1580. m. Elizabeth, da. of Sir Thomas Estcourt of Shipton, Glos., 5s. 3da.

Offices Held

J.p. Wilts. and Glos. by 1594; sheriff, Glos. 1597-8, Wilts. 1605-6.


Of a minor branch of the family, Hungerford was returned four times at Wootton Bassett through his own local standing. In 1593 he may have attended a cloth committee to which the burgesses for Wootton Bassett were appointed (15 Mar.). He left little mark on the records in this period. He died in 1636.

PCC 77 Pile; Wilts. Vis. Peds. (Harl. Soc. cv, cvi), 94; D’Ewes, 501.

Ref Volumes: 1558-1603

Author: W.J.J.