MISSING, Thomas (aft.1710-88), of Stubbington, in Titchfield, Hants.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1741 - 1747

Family and Education

b. aft. 1710,1 o.s. of Thomas Missing of Stubbington. m. (1) 13 Nov. 1739, Anne, da. of George Streatfield of Stoke Newington, Mdx., s.p.; (2) 2 Nov. 1744, Miss Champneys of Combe, s.p. suc. fa. 1733.

Offices Held

Sheriff, Hants 1739-40; mayor, Portsmouth 1750-1, 1756-7.


Thomas Missing built a workhouse at Poole in 1739 at a cost of £500.2 Returned there in 1741, presumably in view of his trading connexions with America, he voted with the Administration in all recorded divisions. Falling out with his fellow Member, Joseph Gulston,3 before the 1747 election, he did not stand again. He died 25 Sept. 1788.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: R. S. Lea


  • 1. PCC 204 Price.
  • 2. Hutchins, Dorset, i. 32.
  • 3. See POOLE.