MAISTER, William (aft.1660-1716), of Hull, Yorks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1701 - 28 Oct. 1716

Family and Education

b. aft. 1660, 1st s. of Henry Maister, alderman, chamberlain and mayor of Hull, dep. gov. of E.I. and Hamburg companies, by Anne, da. of William Raikes, alderman and chamberlain of Hull and warden of Trinity House.1 m. aft. Feb. 1696, Lucy, da. of Alderman John Rogers of Hull, sis. of Nathaniel Rogers and wid. of George Dickinson, collector of customs, Hull, 4s. 1da.2 suc. fa. 1699.

Offices Held

Sheriff, Hull, 1699.


William Maister belonged to a leading merchant family of Hull, which he represented as a Whig in eight successive Parliaments till his death, 28 Oct. 1716.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Romney R. Sedgwick


  • 1. Paver’s Marriage Licences (Yorks. Arch. Soc xliii), ii. 2; J. Foster, Ped. of Raikes.
  • 2. Cal. Treas. Bks. x. 253, 1300; Poulson, Holderness, ii. 445.