Sir Edward Acton, 3rd Baronet

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Sir Edward Acton

Birthdate: (66)
Birthplace: Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
Death: August 28, 1716 (62-70)
Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
Place of Burial: Morville, Shropshire, England
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Son of Sir Walter Acton, 2nd Baronet and Catherine Cressett
Husband of Lady Mary Acton
Father of Sir Whitmore Acton, 4th Baronet; Rev (DD) John Acton; Edward Acton and Sarah Acton
Brother of Captain Walter Acton; Captain Richard Acton; Thomas Acton; William Acton; Francis Acton, Director of the South Sea Company and 4 others

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About Sir Edward Acton, 3rd Baronet,_3rd_Baronet

Sir Edward Acton, 3rd Baronet (c. 1650 – 28 September 1716) was the son of Sir Walter Acton, 2nd Baronet, he succeeded to the baronetage upon the death of his father. He was Tory Member of Parliament for Bridgnorth from 1689 until 1705, and was a barrister, being a member of the Inner Temple.

He held the office of High Sheriff of Shropshire from 1684 to 1685. He held the office of Recorder of Bridgnorth in 1701.


He married Mary Walter, and they had the following children:

Sir Whitmore Acton, 4th Bt. (1678 – January 1732)
Mary Acton (born 1678)
Edward Acton (1681–1741)
John Acton (born bef. 1716)
Sarah Acton
Elizabeth Acton
Frances Acton (died 29 October 1718)
Catherine Acton
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Sir Edward Acton, 3rd Baronet's Timeline

Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 27
Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
Age 38
Age 38
August 28, 1714
Age 64
August 28, 1716
Age 66
Shropshire, England, United Kingdom
October 31, 1716
Age 66
Morville, Shropshire, England