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.

^ a b Leigh Rayment’s Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with “K” (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
^ a b c Stooks Smith, Henry. (1973) [1844-1850]. Craig, F. W. S., ed. The Parliaments of England (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 157. ISBN 0-900178-13-2. 
^ William Betham, The Baronetage of England Vol 2
^ a b Essex Record Office – Monumental inscriptions at St Margaret, Marks Hall
^ Kent Online Parish Clerks – Death notices

External links[edit]

Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by William Honywood

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

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