HUMPHREY, Paul (c.1687-1751), of Chipstead, Surr.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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25 Oct. 1745 - 18 Apr. 1751

Family and Education

b. c.1687, s. of Toby Humphrey of Gray’s Inn by Anne, da. of Paul Docminique. m., 1da. d.v.p. suc. cos. Charles Docminique 1745.

Offices Held


Succeeding to the Docminique estates and electoral interest at Gatton, Humphrey voted against the Administration in 1746 and was listed as Opposition in 1747. In 1749 the 2nd Lord Egmont considered him a possible supporter, adding that he was ‘a very low odd man’. He died 18 Apr. 1751, aged 64.1

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Romney R. Sedgwick


  • 1. Manning & Bray, Surr. ii. 237, 248.