DILLINGTON, Sir Tristram, 5th Bt. (c.1677-1721), of Knighton, I.o.W.
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b. c.1677, 3rd s. of Sir Robert Dillington, 2nd Bt., M.P., of Knighton by his 2nd w. Hannah, da. of William Webb of Throgmorton St., London. unm. suc. e. bro. Sir John as 5th Bt. 5 Mar. 1706.
Ensign 1 Ft. Gds. 1701; cornet 1 Drag. Gds. 1703, brevet capt. 1707, lt.-col. 17 Ft. 1708; capt. and lt.-col. Coldstream Gds. 1709, 2nd maj. 1717; gov. Hurst castle 1716-d.
In 1706 Dillington inherited the manor of Knighton, which had belonged to his family since 1563. He was returned for Newport by the Administration in 1717, voting with the Government in all recorded divisions. He died 7 July 1721.