Francis Egerton plaque in Worsley

Worsley Court House
(Grade II)
Built 1849 for the 1st Earl of Ellesmere.
Originally Court Leet and Village Hall,
later Magistrates Court. Built over the
site of the village stocks.

Francis Egerton, 1st Earl of Ellesmere KG, PC (1 January 1800 – 18 February 1857), known as Lord Francis Leveson-Gower until 1833, was a British politician, writer, traveller and patron of the arts. Ellesmere Island, a major island (10th in size among global islands) in Nunavut, the Canadian Arctic, was named after him.

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