Sir John Ramsden (1699-1769)

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Sir John Ramsden (1699-1769) was the 3rd Baronet of Byram and an M.P. for Appleby, Westmorland.

He died "after an illness of eight days" at Byram in April 1769.[1] His wife, Margaret (née Norton), died in London in May 1775.[2]

He was succeeded by his son, John Ramsden (1755-1839) who became the 4th Baronet of Byram.


He was responsible for the erection of a number of buildings and other works in Huddersfield, including:

Notes and References

  1. Leeds Intelligencer (11/Apr/1769).
  2. Leeds Intelligencer (06/Jun/1775).