William Tatton Egerton, 1st Baron Egerton of Tatton (1806 - 1883) MP

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About William Tatton Egerton, 1st Baron Egerton of Tatton

William Tatton Egerton, 1st Baron Egerton born December 30, 1806 died February 21, 1883

William Tatton Egerton was a British peer and politician.

Egerton was the son of Wilbraham Egerton and his wife Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Christopher Sykes, 1st Baronet. On his father's side he was descended in the female line from the Hon. Thomas Egerton, of Tatton Park, youngest son of John Egerton, 2nd Earl of Bridgewater.In 1859 Egerton was raised to the peerage as Baron Egerton, of Tatton in the County Palatine of Chester. He later served as Lord-Lieutenant of Cheshire from 1868 to 1883.

Lord Egerton married Lady Charlotte Elizabeth, daughter of John Loftus, 2nd Marquess of Ely, in 1830. She died in 1878. Egerton survived her by five years and died in February 1883, aged 76. He was succeeded in the barony by his eldest son Wilbraham, who was created Earl Egerton in 1897.

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1806
December 30, 1806
1830
December 18, 1830
Age 23
1832
January 17, 1832
Age 25
1845
March 19, 1845
Age 38
1859
May 15, 1859
Age 52

Created Baron Egerton of Tatton, 15 May 1859

1883
February 21, 1883
Age 76