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| George (Lord) SUNBURY |
Adm. (age 17) at TRINITY, 04 Feb., 1733/4.
S. of George [Montagu], Earl of Halifax. B. 06 Oct., 1716.
School, Eton [ Buckinghamshire ].
Matric. 1735 .
Succeeded his father as 2nd Earl of Halifax, 09 May, 1739.
Ranger of Bushey Park [ Middlesex ], 1739 .
Colonel in the Army, 1745 ; Lieutenant-General, 1759 .
Chief Justice in Eyre, South of Trent, 1746-8 .
President of the Board of Trade, 1748-61 .
P.C., 1749 .
Viceroy of Ireland , 1761-3 .
First Lord of the Admiralty, 1762 .
Secretary of State for the North, 1762-5, and 1771 .
K.G., 1764 .
Lord Privy Seal, 1770-1 .
Aided foundation of the Colony of Nova Scotia [cu] Canada [/cu]; the town Halifax [ Nova Scotia ] [ Canada ] being named after him, 1749 .
Styled the Father of the Colonies.
Married Miss Ann Dunk, dau. of William Richards (afterwards Dunk), of Tongues, Hawkhurst, Kent , 1741, and thereupon assumed the additional name of Dunk.
Died 08 Jun., 1771; buried at Horton, Northamptonshire .
( G.E.C. ; D.N.B. )
|George (Lord) SUNBURY |
Approx. lifespan: 17161771
Adm. (age 17) at Trinity College 1733/4:02:04
s. of George SUNBURY [Montagu], Earl of Halifax.
Succeeded his father as 2nd Earl of Halifax 1739:05:09
Ranger of Bushey Park, [ Middlesex ] 1739
Colonel in the Army 1745 ; Lieutenant-General 1759
Chief Justice in Eyre, South of Trent 1746-48
President of the Board of Trade 1748-61
Viceroy of Ireland 1761-63
First Lord of the Admiralty 1762
Secretary of State for the North 1762-5, and 1771
Lord Privy Seal 1770-71
Aided foundation of the Colony of Nova Scotia Canada ; the town Halifax, [ Nova Scotia ] [ Canada ] being named after him 1749
Styled the father of the Colonies.
married Miss ANN Dunk dau. of William RICHARDS (afterwards Dunk), of Tongues Hawkhurst, Kent 1741 and thereupon assumed the additional name of Dunk.
d. 1771:06:08 ; buried at Horton, Northamptonshire
( G.E.C. ; D.N.B. )