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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. )
|Lord George SUNBURY |
Approx. lifespan: 17161771
Adm. (age 17) at Trinity College 1733/4:02:04
s. of George Montagu SUNBURY 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. )