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1647-1648 Session Information

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  • Start Date: Apr 5 1647
  • End Date: Oct 12 1648
  • Notes: This Assembly met on April 5, 1647, and sat until April 10 or later, when it adjourned to October 1. It met on October 1, 1647, probably for one day, and adjourned. It met again on November 3, 1647, and evidently adjourned until October 12, 1648. The October 1648 session adjourned to February 10, 1649, but there is no evidence to show that it reassembled at that time. Records of this Assembly are incomplete.
  • Speaker: Thomas Harwood
  • Clerk: John Corker
Name Locality Committees
John Chandler Elizabeth City
Stephen Charlton Northampton
Randall Crew Warwick County
William Davis James City County
Anthony Elliot/Elliott Elizabeth City
Robert Eyre/Eyres Lower Norfolk
Moore Fauntleroy Upper Norfolk
Thomas Flint/Flynt Warwick County
Bridges Freeman James City County
John George Isle of Wight
Thomas Harris Henrico
Thomas Harwood Warwick County
Edward Hill Sr. Charles City
Robert Hutchinson James City County
George Jordayne/Jorden James City County
Thomas Lambert Lower Norfolk
Richard Lee York County
Cornelius Lloyd Lower Norfolk
Thomas Meares/Meeres Lower Norfolk
Francis Morgan York County
Henry Poole Elizabeth City
Francis Poyethres/Poythers Charles City
William Presley Northumberland
Peter Ridley James City County
Edmund/Edmond Scarborough/Scarbrough Northampton
Robert Shepheard James City County
John Sidney Lower Norfolk
Samuel Stoughton Upper Norfolk
William Tayler York County
John Upton Isle of Wight
Richard Wells Upper Norfolk
Henry Woodhouse Lower Norfolk

*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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