ACLAND, Sir Hugh, 6th Bt. (1697-1728), of Killerton, Devon.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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22 Nov. 1721 - 1727

Family and Education

bap. 26 Jan. 1697, 1st s. of John Acland of Wooleigh, Devon by Elizabeth, da. of Richard Acland of Barnstaple; gd.-s. of Sir Hugh Acland, 5th Bt., M.P. educ. Exeter, Oxf. 1713. m. (lic. 9 May 1721) Cicely, da. and h. of Sir Thomas Wroth, 3rd Bt., M.P., of Petherton Park, Som., 4s. 1da. suc. fa. 1703, and gd.-fa. as 6th Bt. Mar. 1714.

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The Aclands, an old Devonshire family, owned considerable property around Barnstaple,1 for which Acland was returned unopposed as a Tory in 1721. He was re-elected after a contest in 1722, but did not stand again. He died 29 July 1728.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Shirley Matthews


  • 1. Lysons, Mag. Brit. Devon, ii. 39, 53-54, 168, 241, 309, 369, 429.