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1728-1734 Session Information

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  • Start Date: Feb 1 1728
  • End Date: Oct 4 1734
  • Notes: This Assembly first met from February 1 to March 30, 1728; and by prorogation from May 31 to July 9, 1730; May 18 to July 1, 1732; and from August 22 to October 4, 1734 and was dissolved after May 1735.
  • Speaker: John Holloway
    John Randolph
  • Clerk: Benjamin Needler
    Sir John Randolph
Name Locality Committees
Matthew Anderson Hanover
William Andrews Accomack
Henry Applewhaite Isle of Wight
Henry Armistead Gloucester Propositions and Grievances
Robert Armistead Elizabeth City Public Claims
_____________ Bacon New Kent
George Ball Northumberland Public Claims
William Bassett New Kent Propositions and Grievances
Archibald Blair Jamestown Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
John Bolling Henrico Public Claims
Robert Bolling Prince George Public Claims (Chair)
Public Claims
Samuel Boush Norfolk County Courts of Justice
Peter Bowdoin Northampton
George Braxton King and Queen Propositions and Grievances
William Bridger Isle of Wight Public Claims (Chair)
Richard Buckner Caroline
Charles Burgess Lancaster Public Claims
Thomas Carr King William
William Chamberlayne New Kent
John Champ King George
John Clayton Williamsburg Courts of Justice (Chair)
Propositions and Greivances (Chair)
Edwin Conway Lancaster Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
William Crafford Norfolk County
William Dangerfield Essex Propositions and Grievances
Dudley Diggs Goochland Propositions and Grievances
John Eaton James City County
Joseph Eggleston James City County
George Escridge Westmoreland Privileges and Elections (Chair)
Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
Samuel Ewell Accomack
John Fitzhugh Stafford Propositions and Grievances
John Fleming Goochland Courts of Justice
Henry Fox Brunswick
Joseph Godwin Isle of Wight Public Claims
William Gray Surry Public Claims
Charles Grymes Richmond County Courts of Justice
Privileges and Elections
Henry Harrison Surry Propositions and Grievances (Chair)
Samuel Harwood Charles City Public Claims
William Harwood Warwick Public Claims
Peter Hedgman Prince William
_______________ Hollier Elizabeth City
John Holloway York
Daniel Hornby Richmond County
Matthew Kemp Middlesex Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
__________ Land Princess Anne
________________ Lear Nansemond
Thomas Lee Westmoreland Courts of Justice (Chair)
Thomas Marshall Northampton
John Martin Caroline Courts of Justice
Daniel McCarty Westmoreland
Dennis McCarty Prince William
Andrew Meade Nansemond Courts of Justice
Nicholas Merriwether Hanover Courts of Justice
Propositions and Grievances
Salvator Muscoe Essex
George Nicholas College of William and Mary Propositions and Grievances
Sacker Parker Accomack
Henry Power James City County
Peter Presley Northumberland Propositions and Grievances
Thomas Price Middlesex
John Randolph College of WIlliam and Mary
Richard Randolph Henrico Courts of Justice
Privileges and Elections
Thomas Ravenscroft Prince George Courts of Justice
Richard Richardson New Kent
John Robinson Jr. King and Queen Courts of Justice
Privileges and Elections
William Robinson King George
William Roscow Warwick
John Simmons Surry Public Claims
Augustine Smith Spotsylvania
Lawrence Smith York Public Claims
Nicholas Smith King George Privileges and Elections
John Stith Charles City Privileges and Elections
William Strother King George Courts of Justice
Merit Sweney Elizabeth City
John Syme Hanover
John Tayloe Richmond County Courts of Justice
Edwin Thacker Middlesex Courts of Justice
Privileges and Elections
___________ Thornton Stafford Public Claims
Anthony Walke Princess Anne Courts of Justice
Philip Whitehead King William Public Claims
Francis Willis Gloucester Propositions and Grievances
Henry Willis Spotsylvania Propositions and Grievances

*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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