William Phipps (Governor of Bombay)

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William Phipps (died 1748) was the Governor of Bombay from 9 January 1722 to 10 January 1729.

He was a member of the Phipps family, clothiers of Westbury, Wiltshire, and retired to Heywood, where he died.

A marble bust of Phipps by Robert Taylor is in the parish church at Westbury.[1]


  1. ^ 'Westbury: Churches', in A History of the County of Wiltshire: Volume 8, Warminster, Westbury and Whorwellsdown Hundreds (London, 1965), pp. 176-181 online at british-history.ac.uk