EYRE, Giles (1692-1750), of Brickworth, Wilts.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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2 Dec. 1715 - 1734

Family and Education

bap. 27 May 1692, 1st s. of Giles Eyre of Brickworth by Mabel, da. of Alexander Thayne of Cowsfield, in Whiteparish, Wilts. educ. L. Inn 1715. unm. suc. fa. 1734.

Offices Held


Giles Eyre succeeded his uncle, John Eyre, at Downton, which he represented for over eighteen years, during which his only recorded votes were for the septennial bill in 1716 and the peerage bill in 1719. Retiring in 1734, he retained a diminishing number of burgages at Downton till his death, 7 June 1750.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: R. S. Lea