Thomas James (died 1619)

Thomas James (born c. 1555, died 23 January 1619) was an English merchant and politician who sat in the House of Commons for Bristol in 1604-11 and 1614.

James was the son of Edward James of Wollaston. He became a merchant of Bristol and was Sheriff in 1591. He was elected Member of Parliament for Bristol in 1604 and was also mayor of Bristol in 1605. In 1614 he was re-elected MP for Bristol.[1]


  1. ^ "JAMES, Thomas (c.1555-1619), of Back Street, Bristol and Sulla, Lydney, Glos". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 5 September 2013.
Preceded by
George Snigge
John Hopkins
Member of Parliament for Bristol
With: George Snigge 1604–1605
John Whitson 1605–1614
Succeeded by
John Whitson
John Guy

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