TYRWHITT, Sir John de la Fountain, 6th Bt. (1708-60), of Stainfield, Lincs.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1741 - 1747

Family and Education

b. 6 Mar. 1708, o.s. of Sir John Tyrwhitt by his and w. educ. Eton 1718-25. unm. suc. fa. Nov. 1741.

Offices Held

Sheriff, Lincs. 1750-1.


Returned, apparently as a Whig, for Lincoln in 1741, Tyrwhitt voted consistently against the Administration, signing the opposition whip of 10 Nov. 1743.1 He did not stand again and died 22 Aug. 1760, entailing his estates on his cousin Thomas Drake.2

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Paula Watson


  • 1. Owen, Pelhams, 178.
  • 2. Notices and Remains of Fam. of Tyrwhitt, 48.