Samuel Avery

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Samuel Avery (died 1664) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons in 1654.

Avery was a merchant of the City of London and a member of the Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors. In 1645 he was elected alderman of the City of London for Cripplegate ward. He was Master of the Merchant Taylors Company for 1645 to 1646 and was Commissioner for Customs from 1645 to 1649. On 16 September 1647 he became alderman instead for Bassishaw ward and remained until 1653. He was Sheriff of London for the year 1647 to 1648.[1]

In 1654, Avery was elected Member of Parliament for City of London in the First Protectorate Parliament.[2]

References[edit]

Parliament of England
Preceded by
Robert Tichborne
John Ireton
Samuel Moyer
John Langley
John Stone
Henry Barton
Praise-God Barebone
Member of Parliament for City of London
1654
With: Thomas Adams
Thomas Foote
William Steele
John Langham
Andrew Riccard
Succeeded by
Thomas Adams
Theophilus Biddulph
Richard Browne
Thomas Foote
Sir Christopher Pack
John Jones