Burgesses in Parliament for Amersham


Quite a few Drakes mentioned


[Thankyou GENUKI and - Kevin Quick]


In 1847 George Lipscomb in his "The History and Antiquities of the County of Buckingham" listed the following Burgesses in Parliament for Amersham:

Edward I
1300 Robert le Warner; Ralph atte Grove
1306 Robert le Warrener; William Godgame
1307 Robert le Warrener; John Gole

Edward II
1307 Richard le Machon; Ralph le Gand
1308 William Wace; John atte Hull

James I
1624 William Hakeville, Esq.; John Crewe, Esq.

Charles I
1625 John Crewe, Esq.; Francis Drake, Esq.
1625 William Clark, Esq.; Francis Drake, Esq.
1627 William Hakevill, Esq.; Edmund Waller, Esq.
1630 William Drake, Esq.; Edmund Waller Esq.
1631 William Drake, Esq.; Edmund Waller, Esq.; and, in his place, Francis Drake, Esq.

Charles II (Convention)
1653 Charles Cheyne, Esq.; Thomas Proby, Esq.
1654 Thomas Proby, Esq.; William Drake, Knt. and Bart. who died; and in his place William Drake, Knt.
1656 William Drake, Esq.; Roger Hill, Knt.
1656 Roger Hill, Knt.; Algernon Sidney, Esq.
1657 William Drake, Knt.; William Cheyne, Esq.

James II
1685 William Cheyne, Esq.; William Drake, Knt.

William and Mary
1688 William Drake, Knt.; Edmund Waller, Esq.
1689 Edmund Waller, Esq.; William Drake, Knt. He died; and in his place, Honourable William Montague, Serjt.-at- Law, was elected.

William III
1695 Montague Drake; Edmund Waller, Esq.
1698 John Garrard, Bart.: Honourable William Lord Cheyne; who, making his election for the County, John Drake, Esq. succeeded
1700 Honourable William Lord Cheyne; who again made his election for the County; and, in his place,John Drake, Esq.; Sir John Garrard, Bart.; but dying, Sir Samuel Garrard, Bart. was returned.
1701 Honourable William Lord Cheyne; John Drake, Esq.

Anne
1702 John Drake, Esq.; Honourable William Lord Cheyne; again returned for the County; and, in his place, Samuel Garrard, Esq.
1705 Samuel Garrard, Bart.; Honourable William Lord Cheyne; by the Treaty of Union, made a Peer; his successor was John Drake, Esq.
1708 Francis Duncombe, Esq.; Sir Samuel Garrard, Bart.
1710 John Drake, Esq.; Francis Duncombe, Esq.
1713 Montague Garrard Drake, Esq.; Right Honourable John (Verney) Viscount Fermanagh, who made his election for the County; and, in his place, James Herbert, Esq.

George I
1714 Montague Garrard Drake, Esq.; Right Honourable John Lord Viscount Fermanagh; on whose death, Right Honourable Ralph (Verney) Viscount Fermanagh
1722 Right Honourable Ralph Lord Viscount Fermanagh; Montague Garrard Drake, Esq. who made his election for the County, Bucks; and in his place, Thomas Chapman, Esq.

George II
1727 Honourable Baptist Levison Gower, who made his election for Newcastle-under-Line; and, in his place, Thomas Lutwyche, Esq.; Montague Garrard Drake, Esq.; and on his decease, Marmaduke Allington, Esq.
1734 Thomas Lutwyche, Esq.; Henry Marshall, Esq.
1737 - - - - - - - - - - -
1741 Henry Marshall, Esq.; Thomas Gore, Esq.
1747 Thomas Gore, Esq.; who, on being appointed Commisary-General of Musters, a new writ wasordered 21 February, 1748, and William Drake, Esq. succeeded him, with Sir Henry Marshall,Knt.
1754 William Drake, Esq.; Isaac Whittenton, Esq.

George III
1761 William Drake, Esq.; Benet Garrard, Esq.
1768 William Drake, Esq. LL.D.; William Drake, junr. Esq.
1775 William Drake, Esq. LL.D.; William Drake, junr. Esq.
1780 William Drake, Esq. LL.D.; William Drake, junr. Esq.
1784 William Drake, Esq. LL.D.; William Drake, junr. Esq.
1790 William Drake, Esq. LL.D.; William Drake, junr. Esq.
1796 Thomas Drake Tyrwhitt Drake, Esq.; Charles Drake Garrard, Esq.
1802 Thomas Drake Tyrwhitt Drake, Esq.; Charles Drake Garrard, Esq.
1806 Thomas Drake Tyrwhitt Drake, Esq.; Thomas Tyrwhitt Drake, Esq.
1807 - - - - - - - - - - -
1812 Thomas Tyrwhitt Drake, Esq.; William Tyrwhitt Drake, Esq.
1818 Thomas Drake, Esq.; William Drake, Esq.

George IV
1820 Thomas Tyrwhitt Drake, Esq.; William Tyrwhitt Drake, Esq.
1826 Thomas Tyrwhitt Drake, Esq.; William Tyrwhitt Drake, Esq.

William IV
1830 Thomas Tyrwhitt Drake, Esq.; William Tyrwhitt Drake, Esq.
1831 Thomas Tyrwhitt Drake, Esq.; William Tyrwhitt Drake, Esq.