Amyand, George, 1720-1766

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Amyand, George, 1720-1766

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AMYAND, SIR GEORGE, BART., brother of Claudius Amyand (qv); b. 26 Sep 1720; adm. Feb 1728/9; left 1735; apprenticed to John Seale 26 May 1736; a London merchant and banker; MP Barnstaple from 1754; one of the assistants of the Russia Company 1756; a Director of the East India Company 1760, 1763-4; created a baronet 4 Aug 1764; m. 9 Apr 1746 Anna Maria, dau. of John Abraham Korten, merchant, Hamburg; d. 16 Aug 1766.


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Owner of La Taste estate in Grenada

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Amyand, Claudius, 1718-1774 (1718-1774)

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Amyand, Claudius, 1718-1774

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Amyand, George, 1720-1766

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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
Revised by Bethany Duck, Archive Assistant, September 2020




Supplementary information drawn from UCL's Legacies of British Slave-ownership database. Entry URL:

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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