Sir Walter Bagot, 5th Baronet


Sir Walter Bagot, 5th Baronet

Sir Walter Wagstaffe Bagot, 5th Baronet (3 August 1702 – 20 January 1768) was 5th Baronet in the Baronetcy of Blithfield in the Baronetage of England. He succeeded his father Sir Edward Bagot in 1712.

He was educated at Magdalen College, Oxford and graduated as a Doctor of Civil Law in 1737.

He served as a Member of Parliament for Newcastle under Lyme 1724-1727, for Staffordshire 1727-1754 and for Oxford University 1762-1768.

The family seat was at Blithfield Hall, Staffordshire.

He married Barbara Legge, daughter of the Earl of Dartmouth in 1724 and was succeeded by their eldest son William. Their other sons included:-
* Charles Bagot (1730-1793) who married Catherine Legge a niece of the Earl of Dartmouth, and who changed his name to Charles Chester by Act of Parliament in 1755.
* Reverend Walter Bagot of Pype Hayes Hall (1731-1808) married Anne Swinnerton. Their daughter Louisa-Frances married Rev. Richard Levett of Milford Hall, Staffordshire.
* Richard Bagot (1733-1813) who married a daughter of William Howard, Viscount Andover and changed his name by Act of Parliament to Howard.
* Right Reverend Lewis Bagot (1740-1802)

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