Hugh Forth

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Hugh Forth (6 July 1610 - 20 February 1676) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1659 and 1660.

Forth was a merchant of the City of London.[1] In 1659, he was elected Member of Parliament for Wigan in the Third Protectorate Parliament.[2] He was re-elected MP for Wigan in April 1660 for the Convention Parliament but the election was declared void in July.[2]

Forth died at the age of 65.

Forth married a daughter of John Rigby of Middleton.[1]


Parliament of England
Preceded by
Not represented in Second Protectorate Parliament
Member of Parliament for Wigan
With: Robert Markland
Succeeded by
Not represented in Restored Rump