Sir William Maynard, 4th Baronet
He was the only son of Sir Henry Maynard, 3rd Baronet and his wife Catherine Gunter, daughter of George Gunter. In 1738, he succeeded his father as baronet. Maynard entered the British House of Commons as Member of Parliament (MP) for Essex in 1759, representing the constituency until 1772.
On 13 August 1751, he married Charlotte Bisshopp, second daughter of Sir Cecil Bishopp, 6th Baronet, and by her he had four children, three sons and one daughter. His oldest son Charles succeeded to the baronetcy, and by a special remainder also as Viscount Maynard in 1775.
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|Parliament of Great Britain|
Sir John Abdy
|Member of Parliament for Essex
With: William Harvey 1759–1763
John Luther 1763–1772
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