Hon. George Heneage Lawrence Dundas

8th Sep 1778 - 6th Oct 1834

Immediate descendant of a claimant or beneficiary

Biography

Brother of Lord Lawrence Dundas [q.v.] and owner until his death of two estates, one in Grenada and one in Dominica. Based on the compensation records, the Grenada estate was Dougalston: the estate in Dominica was possibly Castle Bruce.

  1. Naval officer and politician, MP for Richmond 1802-1806 and 1812, and for Orkney and Shetland 1818-1820 and 1826-1830. In a codicil dated 02/0/1820 to the will of his father, Sir Thomas Dundas 2nd bart., his father had left him his (unnamed) estates in Dominica and Grenada.

Sources

http://www.historyofparliamentonline.org/volume/1820-1832/member/dundas-hon-george-1778-1834 [accessed 23/01/2013.]

  1. Will of the Right Honourable Thomas Lord Dundas of Aske Yorkshire proved 27/11/1820 PROB 11/1636/339.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Wealth at death
£18,000
Occupation
Politician

Associated Claims (1)

£4,818 0S 6D
Other association

Legacies Summary

Cultural (1)

Subscriber
University of London (University College, London)...... 
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Statement by the Council of the University of London, Explanatory of the Nature and Objects of the Institution (London, Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green / John Murray,...

Political (3)

Government
 
office →
Lord of Admiralty
Nov. 1830 - October 1834
office →
Comptroller of navy (unsalaried)
November 1831 - June 1832
MP
Whig 
election →
Richmond Yorkshire
1802 - 1806
election →
Richmond Yorkshire
1812
election →
Orkney and Shetland Orkney and Shetland
1818 - 1820
election →
Orkney and Shetland Orkney and Shetland
1826 - 1830

Relationships (1)

Brothers

Addresses (2)

Arlington Street, London, Middlesex, London, England
Upleatham Park, Upleatham, Yorkshire, Yorkshire, England