RAYMOND, John (c.1712-82), of Tower Hill, London and Hatchlands, Surr.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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Family and Education

b. c.1712, s. of Samuel Raymond, brewer, of London by Anne, da. of Nicholas Skinner of Firbeck, Yorks. m. (1) 10 Nov. 1735, Britannia (d. 2 May 1743), da. of James Lamb of Hackney, haberdasher, 1s. 2da.; (2) 21 June 1744, Mary, also da. of James Lamb, 3da. suc. fa. 1730.

Offices Held


In 1741 John Raymond, a London brewer, described by Sir Robert Walpole as ‘a Dissenter who is to find money’,1 was put up for Weymouth by George Bubb Dodington. Returned as an opposition Whig, he voted against the Government in all recorded divisions till 1746, when he was absent from the division on the Hanoverians. Not standing again, he died 21 Jan. 1782, having for 24 years held the office of brewer to the board of victualling.2

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Romney R. Sedgwick


  • 1. Sir Dudley Ryder’s diary, 9 Aug. 1740, Harrowby mss.
  • 2. Gent. Mag. 1782, p. 47.