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William Wright Esq (1767 - 1847)

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Mayor William Wright Esq
Born in Norfolk, Englandmap
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Died in Littletown, Durham, England, United Kingdommap
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William Wright, DL, JP; Sheriff (1798), Mayor (1823), Alderman (1823) of Newcastle; eldest son; bapt. Norfolk, 13 Dec 1767; m. as her 2nd husband Frances Magnay (b. Hayton, Cumberland, 9 Jan 1781; d. Chester-le-Street, 5 Apr 1864, aged 82, M.I. Tynemouth Priory), dau. of William Magnay (for this family, see Louis Tracy, Magnay Mallinder, 1885); he d. Littletown, Durham, 10 Dec 1847, aged 80 years (MI Tynemouth Priory), will pr. late of Bank House, Haydon, 24 Aug 1859, leaving issue.

Mayor / Alderman

Mayor of Newcastle in 1823

William Wright, Esq of North Shields, elected alderman September 8, 1823, on the resignation of Isaac Cookson, Sen. Esq

Eldest son of John Wright, attorney, of Newcastle; born 1767; councillor 1798; married in 1806 Frances Magnay; lived at North Shields and in Saville Row, Newcastle; alderman and mayor 1823; municipal reformer.

He was many years deputy-lieutenant and acting magistrate for the county of Northumberland and Newcastle-upon-Tyne.


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