Sir William Parsons, 4th Baronet

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Sir William Parsons, 4th Baronet of Birr Castle (6 May 1731 – 1 May 1791) was an Irish politician and baronet.

He was the son of Sir Laurence Parsons, 3rd Baronet and Mary Sprigge. From 1757 until his death in 1797, Parsons served as Member of Parliament (MP) in the Irish House of Commons for King's County. He was High Sheriff of King's County in 1779.

Marriage and children[edit]

He married Mary Clere, daughter of John Clere, on 28 June 1754.


Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by
Henry Lyons
Sir Laurence Parsons, 3rd Bt
Member of Parliament for King's County
with Henry Lyons 1757–1768
John Lloyd 1768–1790
Denis Bowes Daly 1790–1791

Succeeded by
Denis Bowes Daly
Sir Lawrence Parsons, 5th Bt
Baronetage of Ireland
Preceded by
Laurence Parsons
(of Birr Castle)
Succeeded by
Laurence Parsons