WEBB, Borlase Richmond (c.1696-1738), of Biddesden, in Ludgershall, Wilts.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1722 - 1734

Family and Education

b. c.1696, 2nd s. but h. of John Richmond Webb of Biddesden by his 1st w. educ. Turin acad. 1716.1 m. 6 July 1727, Hester Newton, s.p. suc. fa. 1724

Offices Held

Ensign 8 Ft. 1701, capt. 1705-15.


Borlase Webb, who was given a commission in his father’s regiment as a small boy, left the army with him in 1715. Returned with his father as a Tory for Ludgershall in 1722 he was again successful in 1727, voting against the excise bill in 1733. Under his father’s will he succeeded to the family estates to the exclusion of his elder brother Edmund. Defeated in 1734, he died 3 Mar. 1738.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: R. S. Lea


  • 1. HMC Stuart , iii. 162.