Sir George Bingham, 2nd Baronet

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Sir George Bingham, 2nd Baronet (c. 1625 – 1682)[1] was an Irish politician and baronet.

He was the only son of Sir Henry Bingham, 1st Baronet and his wife Catherine Byrne, daughter of John Byrne.[2] In 1658, Bingham succeeded his father as baronet.[1] He entered the Irish House of Commons for Castlebar in 1661, representing the constituency until 1666.[2] Bingham was appointed High Sheriff of Mayo in 1662 and again in 1678.[2] In 1663, he became Custos Rotulorum of Mayo.[2]

After a first marriage, Bingham married secondly Rebecca Middleton, daughter of Sir William Middleton, 2nd Baronet on 5 December 1661.[2] He was succeeded in the baronetcy successively by his sons Henry and George.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Leigh Rayment - Baronetage". Retrieved 16 June 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "ThePeerage - Sir George Bingham, 2nd Bt". Retrieved 16 June 2009. 
  3. ^ Lodge, John (1789). Mervyn Archdall, ed. The Peerage of Ireland or A Genealogical History of the Present Nobility of that Kingdom. vol. VII. Dublin: James Moore. p. 107. 
Baronetage of Nova Scotia
Preceded by
Henry Bingham
Baronet
(of Castlebar)
1658 – 1682
Succeeded by
Henry Bingham