Sir Harry Burrard, 1st Baronet, of Walhampton

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Sir Harry Burrard, 1st Baronet (1707 – 12 April 1791) was a British politician.

Biography[edit]

The son of Paul Burrard (1678–1735) M.P., and Lucy Dutton-Colt, daughter of Sir Thomas Dutton-Colt, Envoy to the Courts of Hanover and Dresden. He was a Collector of the Customs of London. In 1728, Burrard was Gentleman Usher to Frederick, Prince of Wales. From 1741 to 1778, he was Member of Parliament (MP) for Lymington, a seat previously held by his father and grandfather. In 1742, Burrard bought Walhampton Manor. On 3 April 1769, he was made a baronet, of Walhampton in the County of Southampton, with a special remainder to his brothers.

Family[edit]

In 1731, Burrard married firstly Alicia Snape, daughter of Francis°[1] Snape, and in 1754, secondly Mary Frances Clarke, daughter of James Clarke. He had a daughter and four sons by his first wife and a daughter and a son by his second wife. His sons died all before him, so he was succeeded in his baronetcy by Harry Burrard-Neale, the oldest son of his younger brother.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ancestry.com. England & Wales Christening Records, 1530-1906 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: Genealogical Society of Utah. British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd Edition. Salt Lake City, Utah: Intellectual Reserve, copyright 2002. Used by permission.

References[edit]

Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir John Cope
Maurice Bocland
Member of Parliament for Lymington
1741–1778
With: Lord Nassau Powlett 1741
Sir Charles Powlett 1741–1754
Lord Harry Powlett 1755–1761
Adam Drummond 1761–1769
Hugo Meynell 1769–1774
Edward Morant 1774–1778
Succeeded by
Edward Morant
Henry Goodricke
Military offices
Preceded by
William Knapton?
Governor of Calshot Castle
1761–1787
Succeeded by
Sir Harry Burrard
Baronetage of Great Britain
New creation Baronet
(of Walhampton)
1769–1791
Succeeded by
Harry Burrard-Neale