WORSLEY, James (1725-87), of Stenbury, I.o.W.
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Family and Education
b. 10 Apr. 1725, 1st s. of David Worsley of Stenbury by Mary, da. of William Hooke. unm.
Worsley, returned at Yarmouth presumably on the Holmes interest vice his second cousin Edward Meux Worsley, supported North’s Administration. Returned at Newtown in 1784, he relinquished his seat after a few months. He may have been brought in by his distant cousin Sir Richard Worsley as a stop-gap until a suitable candidate was found. Apparently he never spoke in the House.
He died 10 Apr. 1787.