William Egerton

For other people named William Egerton, see William Egerton (disambiguation).
William Tatton (Egerton), 1769 portrait by Samuel Cotes

William Egerton (originally William Tatton) (1749 – 1806) was an English politician[1] and a member of the Egerton family.

Egerton was the son of William Tatton and Hester, sister of Samuel Egerton, who was her brother's heiress. He changed his surname to his mother's on 9 July 1780.[1]

Egerton represented as Member of Parliament the constituencies of Hindon, Newcastle-under-Lyme and Cheshire.[1]


Egerton married four times. By his second marriage, to Mary daughter of Richard Wilbraham Bootle, he had three sons and one daughter.[1] The second son of this marriage was Wilbraham Egerton.[2]


Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Lloyd Kenyon
Nathaniel Wraxall
Member of Parliament for Hindon
With: Edward Bearcroft
Succeeded by
William Beckford
James Adams
Preceded by
Sir Archibald Macdonald
John Leveson-Gower
Member of Parliament for Newcastle-under-Lyme
With: Sir Archibald Macdonald 1792–1793
Sir Francis Ford 1793–1796
Edward Wilbraham Bootle 1796–1800
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of Great Britain Member of Parliament for Newcastle-under-Lyme
With: Edward Wilbraham Bootle
Succeeded by
Edward Wilbraham Bootle
Sir Robert Lawley
Preceded by
John Crewe
Thomas Cholmondeley
Member of Parliament for Cheshire
With: Thomas Cholmondeley
Succeeded by
Thomas Cholmondeley
Davies Davenport
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Peter Kyffin Heron
High Sheriff of Cheshire
Succeeded by
John Bower-Jodrell
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