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.

Biography[edit]

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.

References[edit]

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