COVENTRY, Hon. John Bulkeley (1724-1801), of Nether Burgate, Fordingbridge, Hants.
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Family and Education
b. 21 Mar. 1724, 3rd s. of William Coventry, 5th Earl of Coventry, and bro. of Thomas Henry Coventry, Visct. Deerhurst, and George William Coventry, Visct. Deerhurst. educ. Winchester 1731-40; Univ. Coll. Oxf. 1740. unm. suc. to Nether Burgate estate on d. of his cos. James Coventry Bulkeley and took add. name of Bulkeley 1764.1
John Coventry was returned unopposed as a government supporter for Worcestershire in 1751, taking the place of his brother who vacated his seat on succeeding as 6th Earl of Coventry. He died 16 Mar. 1801.
Ref Volumes: 1715-1754
Author: R. S. Lea
- 1. PCC 131 Simpson, 161 Abercrombie.