KENTON, Francis (?1689-1755), of Castle St., Salisbury, Wilts.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1722 - 1727

Family and Education

b. ?1689, s. of Thomas Kenton of Salisbury by Susanna,1 da. of Herbert Salladin of Salisbury. educ. Queen’s, Oxf. 15 Dec. 1705, aged 16; I. Temple 1706. m. (settlement 7 Dec. 1743)2 Henrietta, sis. of Robert Eyre, formerly of Bengal, s.p.

Offices Held


Francis Kenton, who became an alderman of Salisbury, was returned there in 1722, presumably as a Whig, but did not stand again. He died 5 Mar. 1755.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: R. S. Lea


  • 1. Lic. Salisbury 20 Oct. 1686.
  • 2. PCC 106 Paul.