Amherst, William Pitt, 1805-1886

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Amherst, William Pitt, 1805-1886

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1805-1886

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AMHERST, WILLIAM PITT, 2ND EARL AMHERST, son of William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst (qv) and his first wife; b. 3 Sep 1805; adm. 1 Apr 1818; KS 1820; elected to Christ Church, Oxford 1824, matr. 28 May 1824, Westminster Student; BA 1828; styled Viscount Holmesdale 1826-57; MP East Grinstead Feb 1829-32; succ. his father as 2nd Earl Amherst 13 Mar 1857; Busby Trustee 18 May 1869; DL JP Kent; m. 12 Jul 1834 Gertrude, sixth dau. of Hon. and Right Rev. Hugh Percy DD, Bishop of Carlisle; d. 26 Mar 1886.

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Amherst, William Pitt, 1773-1857 (1773-1857)

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GB-2014-WSA-02117

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Amherst, William Pitt, 1805-1886

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GB-2014-WSA-02118

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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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