Beilby Lawley, 2nd Baron Wenlock

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Beilby Richard Lawley, 2nd Baron Wenlock (2 April 1818 – 6 November 1880) was an English nobleman, eldest son of Paul Thompson, 1st Baron Wenlock and 8th Baronet. He succeeded in the Barony and Baronetcy and to the family estate at Escrick, Yorkshire on the death of his father in 1852.

He served in the Yorkshire Hussars latterly as Colonel, was Member of Parliament for Pontefract 1851–1852 and was Lord Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire 1864–1880.

He married Lady Elizabeth Grosvenor, daughter of Richard Grosvenor, 2nd Marquess of Westminster, and had eight children, including four sons who each in turn succeeded to the titles. Among his children were:

He was succeeded by his eldest son Beilby.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Richard Monckton Milnes
Samuel Martin
Member of Parliament for Pontefract
1851–1852
With: Richard Monckton Milnes
Succeeded by
Richard Monckton Milnes
Benjamin Oliveira
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Earl of Carlisle
Lord Lieutenant of the East Riding of Yorkshire
1864–1880
Succeeded by
The Lord Herries of Terregles
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Paul Thompson
Baron Wenlock
1852–1880
Succeeded by
Beilby Thompson