FANE, Thomas (1700-71), of Bristol.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
Available from Boydell and Brewer



19 Jan. 1753 - 26 Aug. 1762

Family and Education

bap. 8 Mar. 1701, 2nd s. of Henry Fane and yr. bro. of Francis Fane. educ. M. Temple 1729, called 1759. m. 8 Aug. 1727, Elizabeth, da. of William Swymmer, Bristol merchant, wid. of Samuel Kentish, clerk in Chancery, 2s. 2da. suc. bro. Francis 1757; his distant cos. John Fane as 8th Earl of Westmorland 26 Aug. 1762.

Offices Held


Originally an attorney and clerk of the Society of Merchant Venturers at Bristol (1726-57), Thomas Fane was returned for Lyme Regis by his brother Francis Fane. He supported the Administration until his death, 25 Nov. 1771.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Shirley Matthews