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|Bankes, William John.|
Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 16) at TRINITY, June 25, 1803.
S. of Henry (1773), of London.
Matric. Lent, 1806; B.A. 1808; M.A. 1811.
M.P. for Truro, 1810-12; for the University, 1822-6; for Marlborough, 1829-32; for Dorset, 1832-5. Succeeded to the family estates as 6th of Kingston Lacy, Dorset, 1834, and also to Soughton Hall, Flints., on the death of his great-uncle Sir William Wynne in 1815.
Travelled widely in the East.
One of Lord Byron's early friends and so continued through life (see the works of Lord Byron, Letters and Journals). Author, Travels in the East, etc.
Died unmarried Apr. 15, 1855, at Venice.
Buried in Wimborne Minster.
Brother of Henry (1802), etc.
(Hutchins, III. 240; D.N.B.)
|William John BANKES |
Approx. lifespan: 17871855
Fell.-Com. aged 16 Trinity College adm1803:06:25
s. of Henry BANKES (1773) of London
M.P. for: : Truro, [ Cornwall ] 1810-12
M.P. for: : Cambridge University 1822-26
M.P. for: : Marlborough, [ Wiltshire ] 1829-32
M.P. for: : Dorset 1832-35
Succeeded to the family estates, on the death of his great-uncle Sir William WYNNE, as 6th of Kingston Lacy, Dorset 1834
Succeeded to the family estates, on the death of his great-uncle Sir William WYNNE Soughton Hall, [Soughton], Flintshire in1815
Travelled widely in the East
One of Lord George Gordon BYRON early friends and so continued through life ( see the works of Lord Byron, Letters and Journals )
Publ.: Travels in the East etc.
d. unmarried Venice, [ Italy ] 1855:04:15
bur. Wimborne Minster, [ Dorset ]
brother of Henry BANKES (1802) etc.
( Hutchins, III. 240; D.N.B .)
He was accused of a 'dreadful charge' indecency, but in December was acquitted without the jury leaving the box 1833:June ( C. Chron. 14 June, 6 December 1833) [Of this charge he was almost certainly guilty as his later history shows]