CodeDS/UK/2704
Dates1720 - 1756
Person NameFitzwilliam; William (1720 - 1756); 3rd Earl Fitzwilliam
SurnameFitzwilliam
ForenamesWilliam
Title3rd Earl Fitzwilliam
ActivitySucceeded his father as 3rd Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of Ireland in 1728.
MP for Peterborough 1741 until created Baron Fitzwilliam in 1742.
Created Earl Fitzwilliam in the peerage of GB in 1746.
RelationshipsSon of John Fitzwilliam (c. 1685-1728), 2nd Earl Fitzwilliam and Anne Stringer.

married Lady Anne Watson-Wentworth, 1744.

Childred:

Lady Anne (1745-1819);
Lady Carlotte (1746-1833), later Charlotte Dundas.
William Fitzwilliam, 4th Earl Fitzwilliam (1748-1833)
Lady Frances Henrietta (1750 - )
Lady Amelia Maria (1751 - )
Lady Henrietta (1753 - )
Lady Dorothy (1754 - )
Hon George Fitzwilliam (1757 - 1786)

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