CATER, John (?1673-1734), of Kempston, Beds.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1710 - 1715
19 July 1715 - 1722

Family and Education

b. ?1673, 1st s. of Samuel Cater of Kempston by Anne, da. of John Kendall of Bassingborne Hall, Essex. educ. Wadham, Oxf. 16 May 1689, aged 15. m. (lic. 6 July 1694) Mary, da. of Sir Thomas Middleton, M.P., of Stanstead Mountfitchet, Essex, sis. of Thomas Middleton, M.P., 3s. 1da. suc. fa. 1704.

Offices Held


Thomas Cater was descended from William Cater, who acquired the manor of Kempston Greys shortly before 1624.1 Returned on petition for his county in 1715, he voted for the Administration in all recorded divisions but did not stand again. He died 16 Mar. 1734.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: R. S. Lea


  • 1. VCH Beds. iii. 300-1.