William Edward Tomline

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William Edward Pretyman Tomline (27 February 1787 - 28 May 1836) was an English Member of Parliament for several constituencies.[1]

He was the son of George Pretyman Tomline, bishop. He married Frances Amler in 1811 and they had two girls and three boys, one of whom was "Colonel" George Tomline, also a Member of Parliament. On the death of his father, he inherited Riby Grove and property in Bacton, Suffolk.

He was born at Riby Grove in Lincolnshire, and educated at Westminster School and Trinity College, Cambridge.[2] He was MP for Christchurch from 1812 to 1818, Truro from 1818 to 1820 and 1826 to 1829, and Minehead from 1830 to 1831.[2] He was appointed High Sheriff of Lincolnshire for 1824–25. [3]

His London home was the John Nash-designed, 1 Carlton House Terrace.

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ a b "Tomline, William Edward Pretyman (TMLN803WE)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  3. ^ "TOMLINE, William Edward (1787-1836), of Riby Grove, Lincs.". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 17 April 2013. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Sturges Bourne
George Rose
Member of Parliament for Christchurch
1812 – June 1818
With: George Rose to March 1818
Sir George Henry Rose from March 1818
Succeeded by
William Sturges Bourne
Sir George Henry Rose
Preceded by
George Dashwood
Sir George Warrender, Bt
Member of Parliament for Truro
1818–1820
With: Lord FitzRoy Somerset
Succeeded by
William Gossett
Sir Hussey Vivian
Preceded by
William Gossett
Sir Hussey Vivian
Member of Parliament for Truro
1826–1829
With: Lord FitzRoy Somerset
Succeeded by
Viscount Encombe
Nathaniel William Peach
Preceded by
James Blair
John Fownes Luttrell, junior
Member of Parliament for Minehead
1830–1831
With: John Fownes Luttrell, junior
Succeeded by
Viscount Villiers
John Fownes Luttrell, junior