RICHARDS, Bisse (?1715-55), of Wimbledon, Surr.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1747 - 29 Dec. 1755

Family and Education

b. ?1715, s. of John (or Richard)1 Richards of St. Andrew’s Holborn by Eleanor, da. of George Bisse of Martock, Som. educ. Merton, Oxf. 10 May 1732, aged 16; L. Inn 1737. unm. suc. uncle Stephen Bisse 1746.

Offices Held


Bisse Richards, having inherited a fortune from his maternal uncle in 1746, was returned unopposed for Hindon in 1747 as a government supporter. He died 29 Dec. 1755.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: R. S. Lea


  • 1. Misc. Gen. et Her. (ser. 3), iv. 122-3; Foster, Al. Ox. 1715-86, p. 1191.