William Mainwaring

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Description:William Mainwaring (1737-1812) was the second son of Edward Mainwaring of Whitmore Hall. He was Member of Parliament for Middlesex from 1784 and chairman of the Middlesex and Westminster Quarter Sessions for a similar period. In 1794 he became a member of the Hudson's Bay Company Committee and was appointed Governor in 1807.

Mezzotint engraving by John Jones after a painting by Gainsborough Dupont.

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Donor ref:SCBPC-2009-249 (129/24236)

Source: Staffordshire County Buildings Picture Collection

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