Sir Edward Acton, 3rd Baronet
Sir Edward Acton, 3rd Baronet (c. 1650 – 28 September 1716) was a British MP.
He was educated at Queen’s College, Oxford, where he was awarded MA in 1667 and entered the Inner Temple in 1670 to study law. He became a barrister and Tory Member of Parliament for Bridgnorth from 1689 until 1705.  He commenced the rebuilding of Aldenham Park in the late 17th century.
He died in 1716. He had married heiress Mary Walter, and with her had the following children:
- Sir Whitmore Acton, 4th Bt. (1678 – January 1732)
- Mary Acton (born 1678)
- Edward Acton (1681–1741)
- John Acton (born bef. 1716)
- Sarah Acton
- Elizabeth Acton
- Frances Acton (died 29 October 1718)
- Catherine Acton
- "Acton, of Aldenham, co. Shropshire (E Baronet, 1643/4)". Cracroft's Peerage. Heraldic Media Limited. Archived from the original on 30 June 2013. Retrieved 30 June 2013.
- "ACTON, Sir Edward, 3rd Bt. (c.1650-1716), of Aldenham Hall, nr. Bridgnorth, Salop.". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 3 August 2016.
- Leigh Rayment's list of baronets [self-published source][better source needed]
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs [self-published source][better source needed]
- Robert Walcott, English Politics in the Early Eighteenth Century (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1956)
- David Hayton, "The Country Party in the House of Commons 1698-1699: a Forecast of the Opposition to a Standing Army?", Parliamentary History, Volume 6 (1987), 141-63
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