Lord of the Manor of Upton Sir John Egerton (later Grey-Egerton) 1766 - 1825


Eldest son of Philip, became Lord of the Manor on his death

Inherited baronetcy (as 8th Baronet) from fourth cousin, Sir Thomas Egerton on his death in 1814. They had a common ancestor in Sir John Egerton, 2nd baronet

Attended King's School and became MP for Chester from 1807 until 1818.

Successful racehorse owner and Grand Master of Cheshire Freemasons

Died in London six days after a carriage accident at Epsom races. Funeral attended by some 10,000 to 12,000 people.