BULKELEY, James, 6th Visct. Bulkeley [I] (1717-52), of Baron Hill, Anglesey.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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20 Apr. 1739 - 23 Apr. 1752

Family and Education

b. 17 Feb. 1717, yr. s. of Richard, 4th Visct. Bulkeley [I], and bro. of Richard, the 5th Visct.. educ. Westminster 1725 and Oriel, Oxf. 1735. m. 5 Aug. 1749, Emma, da. and h. of Thomas Rowlands of Caerau, Anglesey, and Nant, Caern., 1s. 2da. suc. e. bro. Richard 15 Mar 1739.

Offices Held

Chamberlain of N. Wales and constable of Beaumaris castle 1739-d.


On succeeding to the title in 1739, Bulkeley was returned as a Tory for Beaumaris, which he represented for the rest of his life. In the negotiations between the English Jacobites and the French which led to the Forty-five, he pledged himself to lead a rising in Wales under Sir Watkin Williams Wynn. He died 23 Apr. 1752.

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Author: Eveline Cruickshanks