BULKELEY, Richard, 5th Visct. Bulkeley [I] (1707-39), of Baron Hill, Anglesey.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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25 Mar. 1730 - 15 Mar. 1739

Family and Education

b. 8 Apr. 1707, 1st s. of Richard, 4th Visct. Bulkeley [I], and e. bro. of James, the 6th Visct.. educ. Westminster 1718. m. 8 Jan. 1732 (with £60,000), Jane, da. and h. of Lewis Owen of Peniarth, Merion., s.p. suc. fa. 4 June 1724.

Offices Held

Chamberlain of N. Wales and constable of Beaumaris castle 1725-d.


Succeeding while still under age, the 5th Viscount elected to sit for the safe borough seat in preference to the county. Like his father a Tory, he voted against the Government till his death at the age of 31, 15 Mar. 1739.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Peter D.G. Thomas