Lord George Seymour

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George Seymour Conway (1763-1848) as a boy, (Joshua Reynolds, before 1770)

Lord George Seymour-Conway (21 July 1763 – 10 March 1848), known as Lord George Seymour, was a British politician.

A member of the Seymour family headed by the Duke of Somerset, Seymour was the seventh son and youngest child of Francis Seymour-Conway, 1st Marquess of Hertford, and Lady Isabella, daughter of Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton. He was the brother of Francis Ingram-Seymour-Conway, 2nd Marquess of Hertford, Lord Henry Seymour, Lord Robert Seymour, Lord Hugh Seymour and Lord William Seymour.[1] He was returned to parliament as one of two representatives for Orford in 1784, a seat he held until 1790.[2] He later represented Totnes between 1796 and 1801.[3]

Seymour married Isabella, daughter of Reverend the Honourable George Hamilton, in 1795. Their son Sir George Hamilton Seymour was a diplomat. Seymour died on the 10th. of March 1848, aged 84, and is buried in St. Andrew's Church, Waterloo Street Hove in Sussex[1]

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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Viscount Beauchamp
Hon. Robert Seymour
Member of Parliament for Orford
1784–1790
With: Viscount Beauchamp
Succeeded by
Viscount Beauchamp
Hon. William Seymour
Preceded by
William Powlett Powlett
Francis Buller-Yarde
Member of Parliament for Totnes
1796–1801
With: The Lord Arden
Succeeded by
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Member of Parliament for Totnes
1801
With: The Lord Arden
Succeeded by
The Lord Arden
William Adams