Sir William Oglander, 1st Baronet
In April 1640, Oglander was chosen Member of Parliament for Yarmouth (Isle of Wight) in the Short Parliament, a seat previously held by his father prior to the personal rule of Charles i. However, he offended the corporation and never sat. The Oglander family were loyal to King Charles and suffered during the English Civil War.
After the Restoration In 1660 Oglander was elected MP for Newport (Isle of Wight) and held the seat until his death in 1670. He was made deputy-governor of the Isle of Wight in 1664 and was created baronet of Nunwell in the County of Southampton in the Baronetage of England on 12 December 1665
Oglander married Dorothy Clerke, daughter of Sir Francis Clerke. His son John inherited the baronetcy.
|Parliament of England|
Parliament suspended since 1629
|Member of Parliament for Yarmouth (Isle of Wight)
With: John Bulkeley
Sir John Leigh
William Stevens? (Restored Rump)
|Member of Parliament for Newport (Isle of Wight)
With: Sir Robert Dillington, 2nd Baronet
Sir Robert Dillington, 2nd Baronet
|Baronetage of England|
of Nunwell in the county of Southampton
Sir John Oglander c. 1642 – c. 1683