Manuscripts and Special Collections

Biography of Francis Willoughby, 3rd Baron Middleton (1726-1774)

The 3rd Baron was the eldest son of the 2nd Baron Middleton . He was educated at Bury St Edmund's School, and entered Jesus College, Cambridge, in 1744. He succeeded his father in 1758, and died on 16 December 1774. He was succeeded by his brother Thomas Willoughby as 4th Baron Middleton .


He was unmarried.

Archive Collections

  • Title deeds, settlements, estate and legal papers relating to the 3rd Baron's ownership of the Willoughby estates are part of the Middleton Collection held in Manuscripts and Special Collections at the University of Nottingham.

Published Sources

  • There are no notable published works concerning the 3rd Baron.

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