CONYERS, John (1717-75), of Copt Hall, Essex.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1747 - 1754
25 Feb. 1772 - 8 Sept. 1775

Family and Education

b. 13 Dec. 1717, 1st s. of Edward Conyers of Copt Hall. educ. Univ. Coll. Oxf. 1735. m. (1) Hannah (d. 4 Apr. 1745), da. of Richard Warner of North Elmham, Norf. s.p.; (2) 13 Jan. 1747, cos. Lady Henrietta Frances Fermor, da. of Thomas, 1st Earl of Pomfret, 13 ch.1 suc. fa. 1742.

Offices Held

Verderer of Waltham forest and Essex at d.


Conyers sat for Reading as a Tory. Lord Egmont, in his electoral survey c.1749-50, wrote: ‘John Conyers to continue’, but he did not stand in 1754.

He died 8 Sept. 1775.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: J. B. Lawson


  • 1. Nichols, Leics. ii (2), p. 457; M. I. at Epping.