COKER, Henry Ludlow (1683-c.1734), of Hill Deverill, Wilts.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1722 - 1727

Family and Education

b. 1683, 1st s. of Henry Coker of Hill Deverill by Rachel, da. of Thomas Chafin of Zeals, Wilts. unm.

Offices Held


Coker’s grandfather, Sir Henry Coker of the Dorset family, married the Ludlow heiress of Hill Deverill.1 Coker himself was put down in Sunderland’s plans for the 1722 Parliament to replace George Wade at Hindon, for which he was duly returned. No vote or speech of his has been recorded. He contested Wareham unsuccessfully in 1727. He died between 11 Apr. 1734 and 22 June 1737, possibly on 19 Apr. 1734.2

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: R. S. Lea


  • 1. Hoare, Wilts. Heytesbury, 30-31.
  • 2. Gent. Mag. 1734, p. 218; PCC 130 Wake.