HAYWARD, Thomas (1706-81), of Quedgeley, Glos.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1741 - 1747
1754 - 1761

Family and Education

bap. 2 Aug. 1706,1 1st surv. s. of William Hayward of Quedgeley by Margaret, da. of Maj.-Gen. William Selwyn, M.P., of Matson, Glos. educ. L. Inn 1723, called 1729. m. by 1733,2 Mercy, da. of Charles Parsons of Bredon, Worcs., 3s. 1da. suc. fa. 1709.

Offices Held


Thomas Hayward was brought in for Ludgershall in 1741 by his uncle, Colonel John Selwyn. Voting with the Administration in all recorded divisions, he was classed as an Old Whig in 1746. He did not stand in 1747 but was again brought in by his cousin George Augustus Selwyn in 1754. He died 14 Mar. 1781.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: R. S. Lea


  • 1. Glos. N. & Q. iii. 91.
  • 2. A daughter was bap. at Quedgeley 2 Nov. 1733.