John Simpson (British politician)

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John Bridgeman Simpson (George Romney)

John Simpson (13 May 1763 – 5 June 1850) of Babworth Hall, Nottinghamshire was born John Bridgeman, a younger son of Sir Henry Bridgeman, later 1st Baron Bridgeman. He assumed the surname and arms of Simpson by Act of Parliament.

He served as Member of Parliament for Wenlock from 1784 to 1785 (resigned) and again 1794-1820.

On 3 June 1784 he married Henrietta, daughter of Sir Thomas Worsley. After she died in 1791 he married Grace, daughter of Samuel Estwicke on 27 November 1793.[1] On 29 March 1797, he was appointed lieutenant-colonel of the Derbyshire Militia.[2]

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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir Henry Bridgeman, Bt
George Forester
Member of Parliament of Wenlock
1784–1785
With: Sir Henry Bridgeman, Bt
Succeeded by
Sir Henry Bridgeman, Bt
George Forester
Preceded by
Sir Henry Bridgeman, Bt
Cecil Forester
Member of Parliament of Wenlock
1794–1801
With: Cecil Forester
Succeeded by
Parliament of United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Member of Parliament of Wenlock
1801–1820
With: Cecil Forester
Succeeded by
William Lacon Childe
Francis Forester