The Royal Colony of South Carolina

16th Commons House of Assembly - 1747
The Sixteenth Commons House of Assembly under Royal Rule met on September 2, 1747, but it never made a quorum. It was dissolved by Governor James Glen on November 18, 1747.

Election District


Christ Church Parish
(2 delegates)

William Henderick

John Rutledge

Prince Frederick's Parish
(2 delegates)

Vacant (1)

Vacant (1)

Prince George's, Winyah Parish
(2 delegates)

Paul Trapier

William Waties

Prince William's Parish
(2 delegates)

Stephen Bull

Samuel Prioleau

St. Andrew's Parish
(3 delegates)

William Cattell, Jr.

William Elliott

Charles Hill

St. Bartholomew's Parish
(4 delegates)

Culcheth Golightly

John Hutchinson (2) / George Jackson (2)

Laurence Sanders (2) / Miller St. John (2)

James Screven

St. George's, Dorchester Parish
(2 delegates)

Ralph Izard

Henry Middleton

St. Helena's Parish
(3 delegates)

Alexander Heron

William Horton

James Mackay

St. James, Goose Creek Parish
(4 delegates)

Henry Izard

Francis Kinloch

John Morton

Peter Porcher

St. James, Santee Parish
(2 delegates)

William Cattell

John Mayrant

St. John's, Berkeley Parish
(3 delegates)

Thomas Broughton

John Cordes

Isaac Mazyck

St. John's, Colleton Parish
(3 delegates)

Richard Ash

John Ladson

Anthony Mathewes

St. Paul's Parish
(3 delegates)

Elisha Butler

Thomas Elliott

Robert Yonge

St. Philip's Parish
(5 delegates)

Branfill Evance

David Hext

Isaac Holmes

Jordan Roche

Benjamin Smith

St. Thomas's & St. Dennis's Parish
(3 delegates)

Anthony Bonneau

Isaac Lesesne

Benjamin Simmons
* No officers were elected.
(1) The writs for Prince Frederick's Parish were not received by the churchwardens in time for an election to be held.
(2) John Hutchinson, George Jackson, Laurence Sanders, and Miller St. John all received equal votes. Since the Assembly was dissolved, none were ever seated.
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