Agar-Ellis, George James Welbore, 1797-1833

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AGAR-ELLIS, GEORGE JAMES WELBORE, 1ST BARON DOVER, only son of Henry Welbore Agar-Ellis, 2nd Viscount Clifden (qv); b. 14 Jan 1797; adm. Lady Day 1811; left 1811; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 27 Jan 1814; BA 1816; MA 1819; MP Heytesbury 1818-20, Seaford 1820-6, Ludgershall 1826-30, Okehampton 1830-1; Privy Councillor 22 Nov 1830; Chief Commissioner of Woods and Forests Dec 1830 - Feb 1831; created Baron Dover 20 Jun 1831; a Whig politician, and a connoisseur of pictures who suggested the purchase of the Angerstein collection and the formation of a National Gallery in 1823; member, Society of Dilettanti 1821; FSA (by 1831); Trustee, British Museum and National Gallery; edited The Ellis Correspondence, 1829; author, The true history of the state prisoner commonly called the Iron Mask, 1826, and other works; m. 7 Mar 1822 Lady Georgiana Howard, dau. of George Howard, 6th Earl of Carlisle KG PC, Lord Privy Seal; d. 10 Jul 1833. DNB.


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Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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