WINNINGTON, Sir Thomas Edward, 3rd Bt. (1780-1839), of Stanford Court, Worcs.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1790-1820, ed. R. Thorne, 1986
Available from Boydell and Brewer

Constituency

Dates

1807 - Mar. 1816
1820 - 1830
1831 - 1832
1832 - 1837

Family and Education

b. 1780, 1st s. of Edward Winnington*. educ. Eton 1793; Christ Church, Oxf. 6 Feb. 1798, aged 18. m. 11 Nov. 1810, Joanna, da. of John Taylor of Moseley Hall, 3s. 4da. suc. fa. as 3rd Bt. 9 Jan. 1805.

Offices Held

Sheriff, Worcs. 1806-7.

Biography

Winnington sat for Droitwich on the interest of his first cousin the 3rd Baron Foley. He had not been chosen on his father’s death, but Lord Foley’s other cousin Thomas Foley, who had, came in for Herefordshire in 1807 and he supplied the vacancy. Like his father and the Foleys he supported the Whig opposition, but he was not steady in attendance. His first known minority votes