MORGAN, William (1725-63), of Tredegar, Mon.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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1747 - 16 July 1763

Family and Education

b. 28 Mar. 1725, 1st s. of Sir William Morgan, M.P., by Lady Rachel Cavendish, da. of William, 2nd Duke of Devonshire; nephew of Thomas Morgan sen.  educ. Westminster 1738; Ch. Ch. Oxf. 1743.  unm.  suc. fa. 24 Apr. 1731.

Offices Held


In Dupplin’s lists of 1754 Morgan is classed as a follower of his cousin, Lord Hartington. He does not appear in Fox’s list of Members favourable to the peace preliminaries, December 1762, and was absent from the divisions.1 There is no report of his having spoken in the House.  He died 16 July 1763.2

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Peter D.G. Thomas


  • 1. Add. 33000, ff. 223-4.
  • 2. Burke. Gent. Mag. 1763, p. 363 gives 19 July.