John Edensor Heathcote

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Sir John Edensor Heathcote, (c1757 – 1822) was a Stoke on Trent industrialist and owner of Longton Hall in Staffordshire which he rebuilt in 1778.

He was born in Longton Hall, the son of Michael and Rachel Heathcote. He married in 1780 Anne Gresley (1755–1797) in Knypersley, Staffs, the daughter of Sir Nigel Gresley, 6th Baronet of Drakelow and Elizabeth Wynne.

He was knighted in 1784, the year in which he served as High Sheriff of Staffordshire.

He died in 1822, his estate passing to his son Richard Edensor Heathcote MP.

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