Lord of the Manor of Upton Sir Philip de Malpas Grey-Egerton 1806 - 1881


Succeeded father to become 10th Baronet

Married Anna Elizabeth Legh, daughter of High Sheriff of Cheshire

Cheshire MP from 1830s to time of death

Laid foundation stone for Birkenhead docks in 1844, hence Egerton Dock which is still there today

Noted palaeontologist and trustee of British Museum. Specialised in fossil fish and held one of largest and finest private collections - now in British Museum. Commemorated in name of Rusty-fronted Barwing - (Actinodura egertoni)