Thomas Richmond ca,1664-1731

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Thomas RICHMOND ca.1664-1731

Richmond's bookplate (British Museum Franks Collection *408)

Biographical Note

Son of the MP Edmund Webb and Jane Smith of Rodbourne Cheney and Fifield, Wiltshire. Admitted to the Middle Temple in 1683, and called to the bar in 1689. MP for Calne in 1685, Cricklade in 1702, and Devizes in 1710. Clerk of alienations 1689 until his death; solicitor to Prince George by 1692-1708; serjeant-at-law from 1705 until his death. Married 1. Elizabeth Thomson; 2. Mary Dolman.


He had an engraved armorial bookplate dated 1703: 24981; *408 (another impression).

The content and the extent of his library are not established. His will makes no reference to books.


  • Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903-4.
  • History of Parliament.