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Sir Joseph Bailey, 1st Baronet
Sir Joseph Bailey, 1st Baronet (21 January 1783-20 November 1858), was a British ironmaster and Member of Parliament.
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Bailey was the younger son of John Bailey, of Wakefield. He was involved in the iron industry in South Wales and also represented Worcester in the House of Commons from 1835 to 1847 and Breconshire from 1847 to 1858. In 1852 he was created a Baronet, of Glanusk Park estate in the County of Brecon.
Bailey married, firstly, Maria, daughter of Joseph Latham, in 1810. In about 1826 he bought Glanusk Park and had a mansion house built there. After his first wife's death in 1827 he married, secondly, Mary Anne, daughter of John Thomas Henry Hopper, in 1830. He died in November 1858, aged 75, and was succeeded in his title by his grandson Joseph Russell Bailey, who in 1899 was elevated to the peerage as Baron Glanusk. Lady Bailey died in 1874.
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