William Best, 2nd Baron Wynford
William Samuel Best, 2nd Baron Wynford (19 February 1798 – 28 February 1869), was a British peer.
Wynford was the son of William Best, 1st Baron Wynford, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas and his wife, Mary Anne, daughter of Jerome Knapp Junior of Chilton in Berkshire (now Oxfordshire), Clerk of the Haberdashers' Company, by his second wife, Sarah, daughter and eventual heiress of George Noyes of Southcote, Berkshire & Andover. He married Jane, the daughter of William Thoyts of Sulhamstead House in Berkshire and his wife, Jane, the daughter & co-heiress of Abram Newman of Mount Bures, Essex, the famous London tea merchant. They lived together at Wynford House at Wynford Eagle in Dorset.
Wynford sat as Member of Parliament for Mitchell (also known as St Michael's) between 1831 and 1832, when the constituency was disenfranchised through the Great Reform Act. He succeeded his father in the barony in 1845.
Lord Wynford died in February 1869, aged 71, at 7 Park Place, St James', Middlesex, and was succeeded in the barony by his eldest son, William.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by William Best
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Hon. Lloyd Kenyon
John Heywood Hawkins
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With: Hon. Lloyd Kenyon
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William Draper Best
William Draper Mortimer Best