Sir John Osborne, 7th Baronet

Sir John Osborne, 7th Baronet, MP (died 11 April 1743), was an Irish baronet, landowner and politician.


The younger son of Nicholas Osborne (died 25 December 1714) and wife Anne née Parsons, and grandson of Sir Thomas Osborne, 5th Baronet. He succeeded his brother, Sir Nicholas Osborne, 6th Baronet, in 1719.[1]

Educated at the Middle Temple, he practised as a barrister after being called to the Bar at King's Inns, Dublin in 1726.

Sir John served as Member of Parliament in the Irish House of Commons for Lismore from 1719 until 1727 and for Waterford County between 1727 and 1743.[2]


Osborne married Editha Proby (died 19 January 1745), daughter of William Proby MP, former Governor of Fort St George in India, and wife Henrietta Cornewall.[3]

Sir John and Lady Osborne had five surviving daughters and one surviving son, Rt. Hon. Sir William Osborne, 8th Baronet, who succeeded his father in the baronetcy in 1743.



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Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by
General Thomas Meredyth
Sir Arthur Shaen
Member of Parliament for Lismore
With: Sir Arthur Shaen
Colonel Hugh Dixon
Succeeded by
Colonel Noblett Dunscombe
Rt Hon Thomas Carter
Preceded by
Sir James May
Sir Edward May
Member of Parliament for Waterford County
With: Sir Edward May
Viscount Villiers
Sir James May
Ambrose Congreve
Beverley Ussher
Succeeded by
Thomas Christmas
Beverley Ussher
Baronetage of Ireland
Preceded by
Sir Nicholas Osborne
(of Ballentaylor and Ballylemon)
Succeeded by
Sir William Osborne
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