STYLE, Sir Thomas, 4th Bt. (?1685-1769), of Wateringbury, Kent.
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Family and Education
b. ?1685, s. of Sir Thomas Style, 2nd Bt., M.P., by his 2nd w. Margaret, da. of Sir Thomas Twisden, 1st Bt., M.P. educ. Enfield, Mdx.; Trinity, Camb. 13 Sept. 1704, aged 19. m. Elizabeth, da. of Sir Charles Hotham, 4th Bt., 4s. 2da. suc. half-bro. as 4th Bt. 12 Feb. 1703.
Sheriff, Kent 1709-10.
Style was descended from Sir John Style, a London alderman, who bought the estate of Langley, in Beckenham, at the end of the fifteenth century. About the beginning of the seventeenth century his great-grandfather bought Wateringbury, which Style rebuilt.1 Returned as a Tory in 1715, he was unseated on petition and did not stand again. He died 11 Jan. 1769.
Ref Volumes: 1715-1754
Author: Romney R. Sedgwick
- 1. Hasted, Kent, v. 112.