Richard Newport (MP)
He was the second son of Richard Newport, 2nd Earl of Bradford and his wife Mary Wilbraham, daughter of Sir Thomas Wilbraham, 3rd Baronet. His older brother was Henry Newport, 3rd Earl of Bradford, his younger brother was Thomas Newport, 4th Earl of Bradford and his uncle was Thomas Newport, 1st Baron Torrington. Newport entered the British House of Commons in a by-election in 1714, representing (Much) Wenlock as Member of Parliament (MP) until 1715. He died unmarried and childless.
- "Leigh Rayment - British House of Commons, (Much) Wenlock". Retrieved 3 July 2009.
- "ThePeerage - Hon. Richard Newport". Retrieved 3 July 2009.
- Eveline Cruickshanks, Stuart Handley and D. W. Hayton, ed. (2002). The House of Commons, 1690-1715. vol. VI. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 1024.
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Sir William Forester
|Member of Parliament for (Much) Wenlock
1714 – 1715
With: Sir William Forester
William Forester II
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