Sir John Barrington, 7th Baronet

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Sir John Barrington, 7th Baronet (c. 1707– 4 May 1776)[1] was a British politician and baronet.

He was the older son of Sir John Barrington, 6th Baronet and Susan Draper, daughter of George Draper.[2] Barrington succeeded his father as baronet in August 1717.[3] He was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Newtown in the Parliament of Great Britain from 1729 until 1734 and again from 1741 until 1775.[4]

Barrington married Mary Roberts, daughter of Patricus Roberts.[5] He died childless and was buried at Lilley, Hertfordshire.[6] Barrington was succeeded in the baronetcy by his younger brother FitzWilliam.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leigh Rayment - Baronetage". Retrieved 7 April 2009. 
  2. ^ a b Debrett, John (1824). Debrett's Baronetage of England. vol. I (5th ed.). London: G. Woodfall. p. 18. 
  3. ^ Burke, John (1832). A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire. vol. I (4th ed.). London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley. p. 83. 
  4. ^ "Leigh Rayment - British House of Commons, Newtown". Retrieved 7 April 2009. 
  5. ^ Kimber, Edward (1771). Richard Johnson, ed. The Baronetage of England: Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All the English Baronets. vol. I. London: Thomas Wotton. p. 44. 
  6. ^ "ThePeerage - Sir John Barrington, 7th Bt". Retrieved 5 January 2009. 
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
James Worsley
Thomas Holmes
Member of Parliament for Newtown
1729 – 1734
With: Charles Armand Powlett
Succeeded by
James Worsley
Thomas Holmes
Preceded by
James Worsley
Thomas Holmes
Member of Parliament for Newtown
1741 – 1775
With: Henry Holmes 1741–1747
Maurice Bocland 1747–1754
Harcourt Powell 1754–1775
Charles Ambler 1775
Succeeded by
Edward Meux Worsley
Charles Ambler
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
John Barrington
Baronet
(of Barrington Hall)
1717 – 1776
Succeeded by
FitzWilliam Barrington