John Stapylton

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Sir John Stapylton, 3rd Baronet (c. 1683 – 24 October 1733), of Myton in Yorkshire, was an English Member of Parliament.

He was the eldest son of Sir Brian Stapylton, Member of Parliament for Aldborough and Boroughbridge, and succeeded to the baronetcy following his father's death on 23 November 1727.

He entered Parliament in 1705 as member for Boroughbridge, which his father had represented for twelve of the previous fifteen years. He served only three years as MP before being once more supplanted by his father in 1708.

He married Mary Sandys, daughter of Francis Sandys of Scorby, and had a number of children, including:

  • Sir Miles Stapylton, 4th Baronet (c. 1708-1752), whose only child was a daughter
  • Sir Brian Stapylton, 5th Baronet (c. 1712-1772), who died unmarried
  • Sir John Stapylton, 6th Baronet (c. 1718-1785), who died unmarried
  • Sir Martin Stapylton, 7th Baronet (c. 1723-1801), to whose son the baronetcy eventually passed
  • Anne Stapylton

also Francis, Henry, Robert and Christopher, Mary, Elizabeth, Diana and Penelope.

He died in October 1733, after a fall from his horse. His eldest son succeeded to the baronetcy.


Parliament of England
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir Henry Goodricke, Bt
Sir Brian Stapylton, Bt
Member of Parliament for Boroughbridge
with Craven Peyton

Succeeded by
Craven Peyton
Sir Brian Stapylton, Bt
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Brian Stapylton
(of Myton)
Succeeded by
Miles Stapylton