SABINE, John (1712-76), of Tewin, Herts.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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11 Dec. 1741 - 18 Mar. 1742

Family and Education

b. (by 24 June) 1712, 1st s. of Joseph Sabine by his and w. educ. Westminster Apr. 1727, aged 14; Trinity Hall, Camb. 1731. m. (1) 6 May 1742, Susanna Osborne of Essex, 1s. 1da.; (2) Anne, 4s. 1da.1 suc. fa. 1739

Offices Held

Ensign 23 Ft. 24 June 1712, 1st lt. 1731, capt. 1738; capt. and lt.-col. 1 Ft. Gds. 1742.


Sabine, who was commissioned in his father’s regiment soon after birth, was returned for Bossiney on petition by the Administration in 1741, but was unseated on a further petition after the fall of Walpole. After his father’s death he transferred to the 1st Foot Guards, fought in the war of the Austrian succession, and left this regiment before 1749.2 He died 14 July 1776.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Eveline Cruickshanks


  • 1. PCC 373 Bellas.
  • 2. N. and Q. (ser. 2), ii. 404; Dalton, Eng. Army Lists, vi. 101.