CHICHESTER, Sir Arthur, 3rd Bt. (c.1662-1718), of Youlston, nr. Barnstaple, Devon.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1685 - 1687
1689 - 1690
1713 - 3 Feb. 1718

Family and Education

b. c.1662, 2nd s. of Sir John Chichester, 1st Bt., M.P., of Raleigh, nr. Barnstaple, Devon, by his 2nd w. Mary, da. of Theodore Colley, wid. of one Waroup of St. Anne’s, Blackfriars. m. 15 Apr. 1684, Elizabeth, da. and coh. of Thomas Drewe, M.P., of the Grange, Devon, 4s. 6da. suc. bro. Sept. 1680.

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Sir Arthur Chichester came of an old Devonshire family. Classed as a Tory in 1715, when he was re-elected unopposed, he was absent from the division on the septennial bill. He died 3 Feb. 1718.

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Author: Shirley Matthews