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Sir Oswald Mosley, 2nd Baronet

Sir Oswald Mosley, 2nd Baronet

Date: 1862 - 1863 (c.)

Description: Sir Oswald Mosley (1785-1871), 2nd Baronet of Ancoats. The family seat was Rolleston Hall, near Burton upon Trent. Oswald married Sophia Anne Every on 31 January 1804. He wrote a number of local and natural history books, including 'History of the Castle, Priory and Town of Tutbury' (1832), 'Gleanings in Horticulture' (1851) and 'Natural History of Tutbury' (1863). He was Member of Parliament for Portarlington (1806-7), Winchelsea (1807-12), Midhurst (1817-18), and North Staffordshire (1832-37). Mosley was High Sheriff for Staffordshire (1814).

Engraving by Edward Burton after a Painting by Sir John Watson Gordon.

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Source: Staffordshire County Buildings Picture Collection

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