Sir William BORLASE of Marlowe & Bockmore
(Abt 1564-1628)
Sir Francis POPHAM of Littlecote, Wilts., Knt.
Sir William BORLASE of Bockmer, Medmenham
William BORLASE of Great Marlow, Esq.


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William BORLASE of Great Marlow, Esq.

  • Born: 15 Oct 1620
  • Buried: 1 Sep 1665, Little Marlow, Buckingham, England

   General Notes:

2nd son

The Visitation of Buckinghamshire made in 1634, Burlacy of Marlow, p. 20


Educated at Magdalen Hall, Oxford, 1635, Inner Temple, 1637

Offices Held

J.p. Bucks. 1646-52, Mar. 1660-d., commr. for assessment 1649-50, Aug. 1660-d., militia Mar. 1660, loyal and indigent officers 1662.


Borlase played no known part in the Civil War, but his appointment to the commission of the peace in 1646 suggests parliamentarian sympathies. He was returned for Marlow on the family interest to Richard Cromwell’s Parliament and to the Convention, but he was named only to the committee of elections and privileges. Re-elected in 1661, he was again inactive in the Cavalier Parliament. He was added to the committee for a private bill on 11 May 1663 and to the committee of elections and privileges for the fourth session. But he died later in the same year and was buried at Little Marlow on 1 Nov. 1665. His son died unmarried in 1681, the last of this branch of the family.

The History of Parliament: British Political, Social & Local History
William Borlase of Great Marlow

The history and antiquities of the hundred of Desborough, and deanery of Wycombe, in Buckinghamshire: including the borough towns of Wycombe and Marlow, and sixteen parishes, by Thomas Langley, p. 328

   Marriage Information:

William married Joan BANKES, daughter of Sir John BANKES and Unknown. (Joan BANKES died on an unknown date.)

   Marriage Notes:

This couple had 1 son and 4 daughters

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