SMITH, Thomas (d.1728), of South Tidworth, Hants.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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7 May 1709 - 1710
1710 - 1713
1715 - 1722
1727 - 3 Aug. 1728

Family and Education

1st s. of John Smith. unm. suc. fa. 1723.

Offices Held

Clerk of the Council in extraordinary Mar. 1706-12;1 vice-chamberlain to Queen Caroline 1727-d.


Returned for Eye as a Whig in 1715 on the Cornwallis interest, Smith voted against the septennial bill and the repeal of the Occasional Conformity and Schism Acts but for the peerage bill. He did not stand in 1722 but was brought in for Tregony on the Treasury interest there at George II’s accession, when he obtained a court office. He died 3 Aug. 1728.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Eveline Cruickshanks


  • 1. Luttrell, vi. 27.