TYNTE, Sir Halswell, 3rd Bt. (1705-30), of Halswell, nr. Bridgwater, Som.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1727 - 12 Nov. 1730

Family and Education

b. 15 Nov. 1705, 1st s. of Sir John Tynte, and Bt., of Halswell, Somerset, by Jane, da. of Sir Charles Kemys, 3rd Bt., M.P., of Cefn Mably, Glam., sis. of Sir Charles Kemys, 4th Bt.; bro. of Sir Charles Kemys Tynte, 5th Bt.. educ. New Coll. Oxf. 1723. m. 28 Sept. 1727, Mary, da. of John Walters of Brecon, 2da. d.v.p. suc. fa. Mar. 1710.

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Tynte, whose family had been settled in Somerset since the beginning of the seventeenth century,1 was returned unopposed for Bridgwater on his family’s interest shortly after coming of age. A Tory, he voted against the Administration in the division on the Hessian troops, dying 12 Nov. 1730.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Shirley Matthews


  • 1. Collinson, Som. ii 317-18.