Sir William Geary, 2nd Baronet

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Sir William Geary, 2nd Baronet (23 September 1756 – 6 August 1825)[1] was an English Tory[2] politician from West Peckham[3] in Kent. He sat in the House of Commons from 1796 to 1806, and from 1812 to 1818.[4]

He lived at Oxon Hoath in West Peckham.[5]

Geary was elected at the 1796 general election as one of the two Members of Parliament (MPs) for Kent.[5] He was re-elected in 1802,[3] but was defeated at the 1806 general election.[2] He did no contest the seat in 1807,[2] but was re-elected at the 1812 general election. He held the seat until 1818,[4] when he was defeated at the general election.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's list of baronets – Baronetcies beginning with "G" (part 3) [self-published source][better source needed]
  2. ^ a b c d Stooks Smith, Henry. (1973) [1844-1850]. Craig, F. W. S., ed. The Parliaments of England (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 157. ISBN 0-900178-13-2. 
  3. ^ a b The London Gazette: no. 15499. p. 767. 20 July 1802. Retrieved 8 December 2010.
  4. ^ a b Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "K" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
  5. ^ a b The London Gazette: no. 13910. p. 652. 9 July 1796. Retrieved 8 December 2010.

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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Filmer Honywood
Sir Edward Knatchbull, 8th Bt
Member of Parliament for Kent
17961800
With: Sir Edward Knatchbull, 8th Bt
Succeeded by
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Member of Parliament for Kent
18011806
With: Sir Edward Knatchbull, 8th Bt to 1802
Filmer Honywood from 1802
Succeeded by
William Honywood
Sir Edward Knatchbull, 8th Bt
Preceded by
William Honywood
Sir Edward Knatchbull, 8th Bt
Member of Parliament for Kent
18121818
With: Sir Edward Knatchbull, 8th Bt
Succeeded by
William Philip Honywood
Sir Edward Knatchbull, 8th Bt
Baronetage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Francis Geary
Baronet
(of Oxenheath)
1796–1825
Succeeded by
William Richard Powlett Geary