William John Wentworth-FitzWilliam (7 August 1852 – 11 September 1889), was a British Liberal politician.
Wentworth-FitzWilliam was the fifth son of William Wentworth-FitzWilliam, 6th Earl FitzWilliam, and his wife Lady Frances Harriet, daughter of George Douglas, 17th Earl of Morton. William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, Viscount Milton, was his elder brother and William Wentworth-FitzWilliam, 7th Earl FitzWilliam, his nephew. He entered Parliament for Peterborough in 1878, a seat he held until his death.
Wentworth-FitzWilliam died at Wentworth house in September 1889, aged 37, after he was thrown from his horse.
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
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- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by John Wentworth-FitzWilliam
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George Hammond Whalley
|Member of Parliament for Peterborough
With: Thomson Hankey 1878–1880
Hampden Whalley 1880–1883
Sydney Buxton 1883–1885
Alpheus Cleophas Morton