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|Damer, the Hon. George.|
Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 17) at TRINITY, Nov. 14, 1763. 2nd [but 1st surviving] s. of Joseph, Baron Milton, afterwards Earl of Dorchester, of Milton Abbey, Dorset.
B. Mar. 28, 1746.
Matric. Michs. 1763; M.A. 1767.
M.P. (Whig) for Cricklade, 1768-74; for Crail Boroughs, 1778-80; for Dorchester, 1780-91; for Malton, 1792-8; for Naas, 1795-7. Styled Viscount Milton, 1792-8. Major, 87th Foot, 1779; Lieut.-Col. in the West Indies, 1782.
Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieut. of Ireland, 1794-5. P.C., 1794.
P.C. (Ireland) 1795.
Succeeded his father as 2nd Earl of Dorchester, Jan. 12, 1798.
Lord-Lieut. of Dorset, 1803-8. Died, unmarried, Mar. 7, 1808, at Dorchester House, Park Lane, London, aged 62.
Brother of the next and of Lionel (1766).
(Hutchins, IV. 387; G.E.C., ed. Gibbs; Parliaments of Great Britain; Eton Coll. Reg.)
|Hon. George DAMER |
Approx. lifespan: 17461844
Fell.-Com. aged 17 Trinity College adm1763:11:14
2nd [but 1st surviving] s. of Josep DAMER h, Baron Milton, afterwards Earl of Dorchester, of Milton Abbey Milton, Dorset
M.P.: (Whig) for Cricklade, [ Wiltshire ] 1768-74
for Crail Boroughs, [ Fife ] 1778-80
for Dorchester, [ Dorset ] 1780-91
for Malton, [ North Riding of Yorkshire ] 1792-98
for Naas, [ Co. Kildare ] 1795-97
Styled Viscount Milton: 1792-98
Major: 87th Foot 1779
Lieutenant-Colonel in: : West Indies 1782
Chief Sec. to: :
Lord-Lieutenant of: Ireland 1794-95
P.C. ( Ireland ) 1795
Succeeded his father as 2nd Earl of Dorchester 1798:01:12
Lord-Lieutenant of: Dorset 1803-08
d., unmarried, Dorchester House, Dorchester, Park Lane, London 1808:03:07 aged 62.
brother of the next and of Lionel DAMER (1766)
( Hutchins, IV. 387; G.E.C., ed. Gibbs; Parliaments of Great Britain; Eton College Reg. )