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Sir Edward Dering, 6th Baronet

Sir Edward Dering, 6th Baronet (28 September 1732 – 8 December 1798) was the British Member of Parliament for New Romney.

He was the eldest son of Sir Edward Dering, 5th Baronet and Elizabeth Henshaw and was educated at the King's School, Canterbury, Westminster School and St John's College, Cambridge. He succeeded his father as 6th baronet in 1762.

He was installed as the Member of Parliament for New Romney in 1761 but left Parliament in 1770 by accepting the Stewardship of the Chiltern Hundreds in order to supply a seat for John Morton, defeated at Abingdon. He returned to the seat in 1774 but in 1787 again left Parliament by accepting the Stewardship of the Manor of East Hendred, this time due to ill health, and did not stand for election again.

He died in 1798. He had married twice; firstly Selina, the daughter of Sir Robert Furnese, 2nd Baronet, M.P., of Waldershare, Kent, with whom he had a son and a daughter and secondly Deborah, the daughter of John Winchester, surgeon, with whom he had a further 3 sons and 2 daughters.

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