George Armytage

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Sir George Armytage, 3rd Baronet (25 December 1734 – 21 January 1783)[1] was a British politician.

He was the second son of Sir Samuel Armytage, 1st Baronet and his wife Anne Griffith, daughter of Thomas Griffith.[2] In 1758, he succeeded his older brother John as baronet.[3] Armytage was a Member of Parliament (MP) for York from 1761 to 1768.[4] Between 1775 and 1776, he was High Sheriff of Yorkshire.[2]

Armytage died, aged 48 and was buried at Hartshead in Yorkshire.[2]

Family[edit]

On 10 April 1760, Armytage married Anna Maria Wentworth, eldest daughter of Godfrey Wentworth at St Marylebone Church in London.[5] They had three daughters and three sons, of whose George, the oldest succeeded to the baronetcy.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leigh Rayment - Baronetage". Retrieved 4 April 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c "ThePeerage - Sir George Armytage, 3rd Bt". Retrieved 12 February 2009. 
  3. ^ Kimber, Edward (1771). Richard Johnson, ed. The Baronetage of England: Containing a Genealogical and Historical Account of All the English Baronets. vol. III. London: Thomas Wotton. p. 112. 
  4. ^ "Leigh Rayment - British House of Commons, York". Retrieved 4 April 2009. 
  5. ^ Burke, John (1832). A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage and Baronetage of the British Empire. vol. I (4th ed.). London: Henry Colburn and Richard Bentley. p. 43. 
  6. ^ Debrett, John (1824). Debrett's Baronetage of England. vol. I (5th ed.). London: G. Woodfall. p. 443. 
  7. ^ "Wentworth, Godfrey Wentworth (1773–1834), of Woolley Park, nr. Wakefield, Yorks., History of Parliament Online". Retrieved 20 May 2017. 
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
William Thornton
George Fox
Member of Parliament for York
17681768
With: Robert Lane
Succeeded by
Charles Turner
Lord John Cavendish
Baronetage of Great Britain
Preceded by
John Armytage
Baronet
(of Kirklees)
1758 – 1783
Succeeded by
George Armytage, 4th Baronet