ACLAND, Sir Thomas Dyke, 7th Bt. (1722-85), of Killerton, Devon, and Holnicote, Som.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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15 Apr. 1746 - 1747
28 Jan. 1767 - 1768

Family and Education

b. 14 Aug. 1722, 1st s. of Sir Hugh Acland, 6th Bt.. educ. Balliol, Oxf. 1740. m. 7 Jan. 1745, Elizabeth Dyke, da. and h. of Thomas Dyke of Tetton and Pixton, Som., and assumed add. name of Dyke, 2s. suc. fa. 1728.

Offices Held

Sheriff, Som. 1751-2.


Acland was returned unopposed for the county in 1746 at a by-election, but did not stand in 1747. He died 24 Feb. 1785.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Eveline Cruickshanks