Agar, James, 1734-1789

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Agar, James, 1734-1789

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1734-1789

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AGAR, JAMES, 1ST VISCOUNT CLIFDEN (I), eldest son of Henry Agar MP (I), Gowran Castle, co. Kilkenny, by Anne, only surviving dau. of Welbore Ellis (KS 1676, qv); b. 25 Mar 1734; adm. Nov. 1746; left 1752; Christ Church, Oxford, matr. 20 Apr 1752; MP (I) Gowran 1753-60, Co. Kilkenny 1761-76, Gowran 1776; a Commissioner of the Irish Revenue 3 Feb 1772-85, and of the Irish Excise 13 Jul 1776-85; created Baron Clifden (I) 27 Jan 1776; Viscount Clifden (I) 12 Jan 1781; joint Postmaster-General, Ireland 16 Jul 1784-9; Privy Councillor (I) 16 Oct 1784; m. 20 Mar 1760 Lucy, widow of Hon. Henry Boyle Walsingham MP (I), and eldest dau. of Col. John Martin, Dublin; d. 1 Jan 1789.

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Agar-Ellis, Henry Welbore, 1761-1836 (1761-1836)

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GB-2014-WSA-01984

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Agar-Ellis, Henry Welbore, 1761-1836

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Agar, James, 1734-1789

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GB-2014-WSA-01977

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GB 2014

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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition

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Prepared for import into AtoM by Westminster School Archive staff, 2019-2020

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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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