Sir William Bowring, 1st Baronet
|Sir William Bowring|
|Lord Mayor of Liverpool|
|Preceded by||Robert Durning Holt|
|Succeeded by||William Henry Watts|
13 February 1837|
St. John's, Newfoundland
|Died||28 October 1916(aged 79)|
Sir William Benjamin Bowring, 1st Baronet (13 February 1837 – 20 October 1916), was a British shipowner, local politician and benefactor.
Bowring was a senior partner of C. T. Bowring & Company, shipowners, and served as Lord Mayor of Liverpool between 1893 and 1894. He gave Bowring Park, Knowsley, to the city of Liverpool in 1906 and was created a baronet, of Beechwood in the Parish of Grassendale in the County Palatine of Lancaster, in 1907. He died in October 1916, aged 79, when the title became extinct.
Robert Durning Holt
|Lord Mayor of Liverpool
William Henry Watts
|Baronetage of the United Kingdom|