William Bagot, 3rd Baron Bagot of Bagot's Bromley was born on 27 March 1811 at Blithfield House, Blithfield, Staffordshire, England. He was the son of William Bagot, 2nd Baron Bagot of Bagot's Bromley and Lady Louisa Legge.
He was educated at Charterhouse School, Godalming, Surrey, England, at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England and at Magdalene College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.
He married Hon. Lucia Caroline Elizabeth Agar-Ellis (daughter of George James Welbore Agar-Ellis, 1st Baron Dover and Lady Georgiana Howard) on 13 August 1851 at St. Margaret's Church, Westminster, London, England.
He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Conservative) for Denbighshire between 1835 and 1852.
Upon the death of his father on 12 February 1856 he succeeded as the 3rd Baron Bagot of Bagot's Bromley, co. Stafford [G.B., 1780] and succeeded as the 8th Baronet Bagot, of Blithfield, co. Stafford [E., 1627].
William held the office of Gentleman of the Bedchamber to the Prince Consort between 1858 and 1859.
He was Honorary Colonel of the Staffordshire Yeomanry.
He held the office of a Lord-in-Waiting between July 1866 and December 1868 and again between February 1874 and May 1880.
His last will was dated 26 July 1880.
He died on 19 January 1887 at age 75 at 34 Princes Gardens, South Kensington, London, England. He was buried at Blithfield, Staffordshire, England. His will was proven (by probate) on 31 May 1887.
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