Reference Entry

Molesworth, Sir William, eighth baronet (1810-1855), politician

Peter Burroughs

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Molesworth, Sir William, eighth baronet (1810-1855), politician, was born on 23 May 1810 at Upper Brook Street, London, the eldest of five children of Sir Arscott Ourry Molesworth, seventh baronet (1790?-1823), landowner, and Mary (1779?-1877), daughter of Patrick Brown of Edinburgh. The Molesworths had resided at Pencarrow, near Bodmin, Cornwall, ...

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