Philip Parker-a-Morley-Long

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Sir Philip Parker-a-Morley-Long, 3rd Baronet (1682 – 20 January 1741) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1715 to 1734.

Early life[edit]

Parker was born at Arwarton, Suffolk, the son of Sir Philip Parker, 2nd Baronet, and Mary Fortrey. He took the name of Long on inheriting the estate of Whaddon in Wiltshire from his great-uncle Sir Walter Long. The original Coat of Long was, through some error, allowed to him by the College of Arms.

Career[edit]

Parker was returned as Member of Parliament (MP) for Harwich at the 1715 general election and held the seat until 1734.[1]

Family[edit]

On 11 July 1715 Parker married in London, Martha East and they had four daughters:

Death[edit]

On 20 January 1741, John Perceval, 1st Earl of Egmont wrote in his diary:

"This morning died my brother-in-law Sir Philip Parker, at 3 o'clock, choked by one of those fits he has had for 12 weeks past at sundry times."

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PARKER, Sir Philip, 3rd Bt. (1682-1741), of Erwarton, Suff". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 15 August 2018.

Further reading[edit]

Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Carew Harvey Mildmay
Benedict Calvert
Member of Parliament for Harwich
1715–1734
With: Thomas Heath 1715–1722
Humphry Parsons 1722–1727
The Viscount Perceval 1734–1741
Succeeded by
Carteret Leathes
Charles Stanhope
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Philip Parker
Baronet
(of Arwarton)
1696–1741
Extinct