William Honywood (died 1818)

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William Honywood (c. 1759 – 9 February 1818)[1] was a British soldier and Whig[2] politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1806 to 1812.

Honeywood was the son of William Honywood and his wife Elizabeth Clark of Wallingford.[3] He served in the American War.[4]

Honywood was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Kent at the 1806 general election[2] and held the seat until the 1812 general election,[1] which he did not contest.[2]

Honywood died at his home in Charles Street, Berkeley Square, London aged 59.[5]

Honywood married Mary Brockman.[4] Their son William Philip Honywood was also MP for Kent.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Filmer Honywood
Sir William Geary, Bt
Member of Parliament for Kent
With: Sir Edward Knatchbull, 8th Bt
Succeeded by
Sir Edward Knatchbull, 8th Bt
Sir William Geary, Bt