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