MILL, Sir Richard, 5th Bt. (?1689-1760), of Woolbeding, nr. Midhurst, Suss.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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6 Nov. 1721 - 1722
1 Feb. 1729 - 1734
1734 - 1741
1741 - 1747

Family and Education

b. ?1689, 2nd s. of Sir John Mill, 3rd Bt., of Woolbeding, Suss. by Margaret, da. and h. of Thomas Grey of Woolbeding. educ. St. John’s, Oxf. 12 Mar. 1708, aged 18. m. 12 Mar. 1713, Mary, da. of Robert Knollys of Grove Place, Nursling, Hants, 4s. 5da. suc. bro. John 1706, Thomas Knollys (s. of Henry Knollys) at Grove Place 1751.

Offices Held

Sheriff, Hants 1723-4.


Brought in successively for Midhurst by the Duke of Somerset, for Penryn by Richard Edgcumbe, and for Horsham by the 7th Viscount Irwin at the request of the Duke of Newcastle,1 Mill voted consistently with the Administration. Retiring in 1747, he died 16 May 1760.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: J. B. Lawson


  • 1. Irwin to Newcastle, 15 June 1742, Add. 32699, f. 280.