MARTIN, John (1692-1767), of Overbury Court, Worcs.

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

Family and Education

bap. 8 July 1692, 3rd s. of William Martin of Evesham, Worcs.; bro. of James and Thomas Martin. m. (1) by 1724, Catherine, da. of Joseph Jackson of Sneed Park, Glos., 3s. 4da.; (2) 21 July 1763, his kinswoman Anna Kinloch, wid.,1 of Chipping Norton, Oxon., s.p.

Offices Held


John Martin, though not a partner, was connected with the family bank in Lombard Street by 1731. He succeeded his younger brother James as senior partner in 1744, retiring in 1761.2 Defeated at Tewkesbury in 1734, he was returned there unopposed as a Whig in 1741, voting with the Administration in all recorded divisions, but did not stand again. He died 7 Mar. 1767.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: R. S. Lea


  • 1. PCC 143 Legard.
  • 2. J.B. Martin, ‘The Grasshopper’ in Lombard St. 88-90.