Sir William Trelawny, 6th Baronet
Sir William Trelawny, 6th Baronet (c. 1722 – 11 December 1772), was a British politician and colonial administrator.
Trelawny sat as Member of Parliament for West Looe from 1757 to 1767. The latter year he was appointed Governor of Jamaica, a post he held until his death in December 1772. Trelawny Parish, Jamaica was named after him.
- Kidd, Charles, Debrett's peerage & Baronetage 2015 Edition, London, 2015, p.B796
- Morgan, Kenneth. "Trelawny, Edward". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/27690. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs
|Parliament of Great Britain|
| Member of Parliament for West Looe
With: John Frederick 1757–1761
Francis Buller 1761–1765
John Sargent 1765–1767
Roger Hope Elletson
| Governor of Jamaica
|Baronetage of England|