AUBREY, Thomas (?1740-1814), of Savile Row, London.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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1784 - 1790

Family and Education

b. ?1740, 2nd s. of Sir Thomas Aubrey, 5th Bt., of Boarstall, Bucks. and Llantrithyd, Glam. and bro. of John Aubrey. educ. Westminster, May 1752, aged 11; Jesus, Oxf. 15 Nov. 1756, aged 16. m.Elizabeth Twing, 1da.

Offices Held

Ensign 9 Ft. 1762; lt. 4 Ft 1766; capt. 47 Ft. 1771; maj. 1782; half pay as capt. 1788.


Aubrey was returned for Wallingford with his brother’s support.1 In William Adam’s list of May 1784 he is classed as an Administration supporter; he voted for Pitt’s parliamentary reform proposals, 18 Apr. 1785, and for Richmond’s fortifications plan, 27 Feb. 1786. On 12 Sept. 1787 he unsuccessfully applied to Pitt for promotion in the army.2 Like his brother, Aubrey did not vote on the Regency, 1788-9. There is no record of his having spoken in the House.

Aubrey died 15 Jan. 1814.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Mary M. Drummond


  • 1. Sir John Aubrey to Pitt, 8 Apr. 1787, Chatham mss.
  • 2. Ibid.