Clergyman in the Church of England.
This person is the subject of ongoing research. We have started by researching their relationship to the enslavement of people.
His father, Wilbraham Egerton (1781–1856), landowner, MP, JP and DL, of Tatton Park Knutsford, Cheshire, was a successful claimant for British Guiana 716A & B (Greenwich Park); a co-trustee with John Cust, 1st Earl Brownlow of the estate of the late Mrs L.W. Boode. (UCL Department of History, ‘British Guiana 716A & B (Greenwich Park)’, in UCL Department of History (ed.), Legacies of British Slave-ownership [online], London 2020, <https://www.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/claim/view/8908> accessed 4 August 2021.)
For the entries for Wilbraham Egerton and John Cust on LBS, see: UCL Department of History, ‘Wilbraham Egerton’, in UCL Department of History (ed.), Legacies of British Slave-ownership [online], London 2020, <https://www.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/41827> and ‘John Cust, 1st Earl Brownlow’, <https://www.ucl.ac.uk/lbs/person/view/8986> accessed 4 August 2021.
No known connections with abolition.
National Gallery painting connections
Former owner: NG purchased from Egerton in 1848: NG213.
History of Parliament Trust (ed.), The History of Parliament: British Political, Social & Local History, London 1964-, https://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/
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