BELLAMY, William (?1672-1733), of the Inner Temple, London, and Painshill, Walton-on-Thames, Surr.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1715 - 1722

Family and Education

b. ?1672, perhaps s. of John Bellamy of the I. Temple; educ. Merchant Taylors’ 1684; I. Temple 1692, called 1700, bencher 1725. m. Mary, 1s.

Offices Held

Queen’s/King’s counsel of duchy of Lancaster 19 Apr. 1703-17 Feb. 1715; steward of the Savoy 19 Apr. 1703-d. ; auditor of north parts of the duchy bef. 1704-d. ; master of Crown office Mar. 1724-d.


Returned as a Whig after a contest, Bellamy voted consistently with the Administration. Defeated in 1722, he did not stand again. Shortly before his death he began investing his money extensively in land. He died 10 Mar. 1733.1

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Shirley Matthews


  • 1. PCC 108 Price; W. R. Williams, Official Lists of the Duchy of Lancaster, 43-44, 54.