Sir John Aubrey, 3rd Baronet

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Portrait, oil on canvas, of Sir John Aubrey, 3rd Baronet (1680–1743)

Sir John Aubrey, 3rd Baronet (20 June 1680 – 16 April 1743)[1] was a British politician and baronet.

Background[edit]

He was the son of Sir John Aubrey, 2nd Baronet and his first wife Margaret Lowther, daughter of Sir John Lowther, 1st Baronet.[2] In 1700, Aubrey succeeded his father as baronet.[3] He was educated at Jesus College, Oxford, where he matriculated in 1698.[4]

Career[edit]

Aubrey was elected as Member of Parliament (MP) for Cardiff in 1706, representing the constituency in the English House of Commons until 1707, and then in the British House of Commons until 1710.[5] In the same year, he was appointed High Sheriff of Glamorgan.[6]

Family[edit]

On 20 June 1701, he married firstly Mary Steally at St James's Church, Piccadilly,[6] and had by her two sons and four daughters.[3] Aubrey married secondly Frances Jephson, daughter of William Jephson by 1708 and thirdly Jane Thomas at St Benet Paul's Wharf, London on 1 February 1725.[6] He had two daughters by his second wife and no children by his third wife.[2] Aubrey died, aged 62 and was buried in Boarstall a week later.[4] He was succeeded in the baronetcy successively by both his sons John and Thomas.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leigh Rayment - Baronetage". Retrieved 25 June 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c Kimber, Edward (1771). Richard Johnson, ed. The Baronetage of England: Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All the English Baronets. vol. II. London: Thomas Wotton. p. 74. 
  3. ^ a b Debrett, John (1824). Debrett's Baronetage of England. vol. I (5th ed.). London: G. Woodfall. pp. 248–249. 
  4. ^ a b Eveline Cruickshanks, Stuart Handley and D. W. Hayton, ed. (2002). The House of Commons, 1690-1715. vol. III. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 88. 
  5. ^ "Leigh Rayment - British House of Commons, Cardiff". Retrieved 25 June 2009. 
  6. ^ a b c "ThePeerage - Sir John Aubrey, 3rd Bt". Retrieved 2 April 2007. 
Parliament of England
Preceded by
Thomas Mansel
Member of Parliament for Cardiff
1706 – 1707
Succeeded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Parliament of England
Member of Parliament for Cardiff
17071710
Succeeded by
Sir Edward Stradling
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
John Aubrey
Baronet
(of Llantrithead)
1700 – 1743
Succeeded by
John Aubrey