Thomas Rider (c. 1648 – by 1704), of Boughton Monchelsea Place, Kent, was an English politician.
Boughton Monchelsea Place, previously Boughton Court, is a 16th-century country house in Boughton Monchelsea, Kent, England. The first part of the house was built by Robert Rudston circa 1567–75 on the site of an earlier manor house. It has been modified a number of times during its history achieving its present form in 1819. It has been a home to a number of members of parliament for Maidstone or for Kent, including Sir Francis Barnham, Sir Robert Barnham (1646–85) Sir Barnham Rider (1698–1728) and Thomas Rider (1805–47).
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He was the son of Sir William Rider of Bethnal Green, Middlesex and educated at St John’s College, Oxford and the Middle Temple (1664). He married in 1682, Philadelphia, the daughter and coheiress of Sir Robert Barnham, 1st Bt., of Boughton Monchelsea. He purchased his father-in-law's estate in Romney Marsh and c.1685 acquired Boughton Monchelsea Place when it was inherited by his wife.
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Sir Robert Barnham, 1st Baronet of Boughton Monchelsea Place was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1660 to 1679.
He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Maidstone in 1690–1695 and 1696–1698.
The Parliament of England was the legislature of the Kingdom of England, existing from the early 13th century until 1707, when it merged with the Parliament of Scotland to become the Parliament of Great Britain after the political union of England and Scotland created the Kingdom of Great Britain.
Maidstone was a parliamentary constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
He died by 1704, leaving 2 sons and a daughter. Boughton Monchelsea Place passed to his son Barnham Rider.
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