Walter Wilkins (1741–1828)

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Walter Wilkins (1741 – 17 March 1828), of Maesllwch, Radnorshire and Wallsworth Hall, Gloucestershire was an English Member of Parliament.

He was a younger son of attorney John Wilkins of The Priory, Brecon and was educated at Christ College, Brecon, Winchester School (1754–58) and Reeves’s academy, London (1758).

He held the offices of High Sheriff of Radnorshire for 1774–75 and Breconshire for 1778–79.[1][2] He served as Member of Parliament for Radnorshire from 1796 until his death in 1828 representing the Whig party.

He married Catherine, the daughter and heiress of Samuel Hayward of Wallsworth Hall; they had 1 son and 1 daughter.

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  • "WILKINS, Walter (1741–1828), of Maesllwch, Rad. and Wallsworth Hall, Glos". The History of Parliament. Retrieved 1 July 2013.

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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Thomas Johnes
Member of Parliament for Radnorshire
17961800
Succeeded by
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Member of Parliament for Radnorshire
1801–1828
Succeeded by
Thomas Frankland Lewis