William Bagwell

For other people named William Bagwell, see William Bagwell (disambiguation).

William Bagwell (1776 – 4 November 1826) was an Irish Tory politician who served for more than twenty years as a Member of Parliament (MP) in the United Kingdom House of Commons.

He was the son of John Bagwell, M.P., and Mary, née Hare. He was the Member of Parliament for Rathcormack in the Parliament of Ireland from 1798 until the Union with Great Britain at the end of 1800, when the constituency of Rathcormack was disenfranchised.

He was elected at a by-election in 1801 as MP for constituency of Clonmel in the Parliament of the United Kingdom and held that seat until his resignation in 1819 to fight a by-election for the Tipperary seat when the prior member succeeded to the Irish Peerage as Earl of Glengall. He won the seat and held it until the 1826 general election

He resided at the family mansion at Marlfield, Clonmel.


Parliament of the United Kingdom
Vacant Member of Parliament for Clonmel
Succeeded by
John Kiely
Preceded by
Montague James Mathew and
Richard Butler, Viscount Caher
Member of Parliament for Tipperary
March 1819 – 1826
With: Richard Butler, Viscount Caher, to April 1819
Francis Aldborough Prittie, from April 1819
Succeeded by
Francis Aldborough Prittie and
John Hely-Hutchinson

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