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1644 Session Information

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  • Start Date: Mar 2 1644
  • End Date: unknown
  • Notes: This Assembly met on March 2, 1644, and was immediately adjourned to June 1, 1644, when it sat until June 3 and adjourned to November 15, 1644. But on August 16, 1644, the "Assembly which had been adjourned to 15th of November was directed to be summoned for the 1st of October". It met on October 1, 1644; the October session was not a new assembly. Historical records of this Assembly are incomplete.
  • Speaker: Edward Hill Sr.
  • Clerk: John Meade
Name Locality Committees
Thomas Barnard/Bernard Warwick County
John Bishop Charles City
Richard Brewster The Neck of Land [at James City]/The Neck of Land in the Corporation of James City, Harropp and to Martin's Hundred
Rowland Burnham York
Christopher Calthropp/Caulthropp/Coltrop York
John Chew/Chewe York
Richard Cocke Henrico
Randall Crew Upper Norfolk
Richard Death The Isle of Wight
Edward Douglas Northampton
Moore Fauntleroy Upper Norfolk
Mathew/Matthew Gogh/Gough Henrico
George Hardde/Hardy* Isle of Wight
William Hatcher Henrico
Henry Heyrick/Heyricke Warwick
Edward Hill Sr. Charles City
John Hoddin/Holden Elizabeth City
Peter Hull Isle of Wight
Robert Hutchinson James City
George Jordayne/Jorden James City County
Cornelius Lloyd Lower Norfolk
Thomas Loven James City
Daniel Luellin Henrico
Francis Poyethres/Poythers Charles City
Obedience Robbins/Robins Northampton
William Roper Accomack, Northampton
John Shepard James City
John Sidney Lower Norfolk
Toby Smith Upper Norfolk
Edward Travers James City
John Walker Warwick
Thomas Warne/Warren James City
Stephen Webb James City
John Westropp Charles City
William Whitby Warwick
Abraham Wood Henrico
William Woolridg Elizabeth City
John Zouch Henrico

*The information within this interactive and searchable application has been researched extensively by the House Clerk’s Office. As with any historical records of this age and breadth, there may be discrepancies and/or inconsistencies within records obtained from a variety of credible sources. Any feedback is encouraged at history@house.virginia.gov.

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