Whitmore Acton

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Sir Whitmore Acton, 4th Baronet (c. 1677 - 17 January 1731/32) was a British Member of Parliament. [1]

Aldenham Park

He was the eldest son of Sir Edward Acton, 3rd Baronet and educated at St Edmund Hall, Oxford and the Middle Temple. He succeeded to the baronetcy upon the death of his father in 1716.

Acton lived at Aldenham Park, near Bridgnorth and held the office of High Sheriff of Shropshire for 1727–28.

He married Lady Elizabeth Gibbon, daughter of Matthew Gibbon of Putney, Surrey and had the following children:

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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir Humphrey Briggs
William Whitmore
Member of Parliament for Bridgnorth
1710–1713
With: Richard Cresswell
Succeeded by
William Whitmore
John Weaver
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Sir Edward Acton
Baronet (of Aldenham)
1716–1731/32
Succeeded by
Sir Richard Acton