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Pelham, the Hon.

Adm. Fell.-Com. at CLARE, Oct. 30, 1784. [3rd s. of Baron Thomas (1745) [afterwards 1st Earl of Chichester] (and Anne, only dau. of Frederick Meinhardt Frankland).
B. [Oct. 13, 1766], at Stanmer, Sussex. [School, Westminster.] Matric. Michs. 1784; M.A. 1787.
D.C.L., Lambeth, 1803.
For sometime held a Commission in the Guards.
Ord. deacon (Chichester) June 11, 1789; priest, Oct. 28, 1789.
V. of Laughton, Sussex, 1790-1800, V. of Bexhill, 1792-1827, and V. of Hellingly, 1800-27.
Preb. of Chichester, 1790-1803.
Bishop of Bristol, 1803-7; Bishop of Exeter, 1807-20; Bishop of Lincoln, 1820-7. Clerk of the Closet to the King.
R. of Shobrooke, Devon, 1807-20.
Married, 1792, Mary, dau. of Sir Richard Rycroft, Bart. 'Notorious for his greed of lucrative office.' Caught cold while attending the funeral of the Duke of York in St George's Chapel, Windsor, Jan. 19, and died, s.p., Feb. 7, 1827; buried in the family vault at Laughton, Sussex.
Brother of Thomas (1773). (Burke, P. and B.; Foster, Index Eccles.; D.N.B.; J.
B. Whitmore.)
Hon. George PELHAM
Approx. lifespan: 1766–1864
Fell.-Com. Clare College adm1784:10:30
3rd s. of Baron Thomas PELHAM (1745) [afterwards 1st Earl of Chichester] (and Anne FRANKLAND only dau. of Frederick Meinhardt FRANKLAND )
b. Stanmer, Sussex 1766:10:13
Sch: Westminster School Westminster, [ London ]
Matric 1784:10MT:
MA 1787
DCL Lambeth: 1803
For sometime held a Commission in Guards
Ord. deacon Chichester 1789:06:11
Ord. priest 1789:10:28
V.: Laughton, Sussex 1790-1800
V.: Bexhill, [ Sussex ] 1792-1827,and
V.: Hellingly, [ Sussex ] 1800-27
Prebendary: Chichester, [ Sussex ] 1790-1803
Bishop of: Bristol, [ Somerset ] 1803-07
Bishop of: Exeter, [ Devon ] 1807-20
Bishop of: Lincoln, [ Lincolnshire ] 1820-27
Clerk of: : Closet to the King.
R.: Shobrooke, Devon 1807-20
m. 1792 Mary RYCROFT dau. of Sir Richard RYCROFT, Bart.
"Notorious for his greed of lucrative office."
Caught cold while attending the funeral of the Duke of York in St George's Chapel York in, Windsor, [ Berkshire ], 19:01:[, and]
Died, s.p. 1827:02:07
buried in the family vault Laughton, Sussex
brother of Thomas PELHAM (1773)
(Burke, P. and B. ; Foster, Index Eccles.; D.N.B. ; J. b. Whitmore.)
[add:]When he was in the Guards, the Prince of Wales proposed that he should take Orders so as to be the Prince's Chaplain and later a bishop.[:add]
[add:]Ord. deacon (Chichester) 1790:06:11 ; priest, 1790:10:28 [:add]
[add:]V. of Laughton, 1790:11:01 -1801; of Bexhill, [ Sussex ] 1792:01:17 till death; of Hellingly, [ Sussex ] 1800:11:07 till death[:add]
[add:]Canon residentiary, 1806:07:12 till death[:add]
[add:]D. 1827[:add]
[add:]W.D. Peckham; P.J. Barnwell: C.C. & J. of 1830:08:06 [:add]