Samuel Western

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Samuel Western (3 August 1652 – 20 August 1699) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1689 to 1698.


Western was the son of Thomas Western of Rivenhall Essex and his wife Martha Gott daughter of Samuel Gott. His father was a merchant and councillor of the city of London [1] who had considerable interests in iron in the area of Winchelsea.[2] Western was a member of Gray's Inn.[3]

Western was elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Winchelsea on 17 January 1689 and held the seat until 1698.[4] Western married Anna Maria Finch and had a family. He died of consumption at Rivenhall aged 47.


Parliament of England
Preceded by
The Earl of Middleton
Cresheld Draper
Member of Parliament for Winchelsea
With: Robert Austen 1689–1696
Sir George Chute 1696–1698
Succeeded by
John Hayes
Robert Bristow