METHUEN, Paul (1723-95), of Corsham and Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts.
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Family and Education
b. 16 May 1723, 1st s. of Thomas Methuen of Bradford-on-Avon by Anne, da. of Isaac Selfe of Beanacre, Wilts. educ. Oriel, Oxf. 1741. m. 25 June 1749, Christian, da. and coh. of Sir George Cobb, 3rd Bt., of Adderbury, Oxon., 2s. 1da. suc. fa. 1738 and to the estate of his fa.’s cousin, Sir Paul Methuen, 1757.
Paul Methuen was returned as a Tory on Lord Abingdon’s interest for Westbury, but was unseated on petition. He did not stand again till the next reign.
He died 22 Jan. 1795.