John Buckworth 1700-1758
Sir John BUCKWORTH, 2nd baronet 1700-1758
Son of Sir John Buckworth, 1st bart, sheriff of London in 1704-5, from whom he inherited the title and family property in 1709. He was an officer in the Foot Guards between 1718 and 1727, and MP for Weobley 1734-41.
Buckworth used an engraved armorial bookplate; the extent of his library is not known. His will has no mention of books; after dividing money and property among his children, the residue of his estate and goods was left to his wife.
- Will of Sir John Buckworth, the National Archives PROB 11/843/329.
- History of Parliament.
- Gambier Howe, E. R. J. Franks bequest: catalogue of British and American book plates bequeathed to the ... British Museum. London, 1903-4.