George Bridgeman, 2nd Earl of Bradford

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The Earl of Bradford
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Earl of Bradford
Tenure1825–1865
PredecessorOrlando Bridgeman
SuccessorOrlando Bridgeman
BornGeorge Augustus Frederick Henry Bridgeman
(1789-10-23)23 October 1789
Died22 March 1865(1865-03-22) (aged 75)
Staffordshire, England
Spouse(s)
  • Georgina Elizabeth Moncreiffe (m. 1818)
  • Helen MacKay (m. 1849)
Issue
FatherOrlando Bridgeman
MotherLucy Elizabeth Byng

George Augustus Frederick Henry Bridgeman, 2nd Earl of Bradford (23 October 1789 – 22 March 1865) was a British peer.

Weston Park

The oldest son of Orlando Bridgeman, 1st Earl of Bradford and Lucy Elizabeth Byng, Bridgeman was educated at Harrow School, London, and Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated with a Master of Arts in 1810.[1] He succeeded to his father's titles and the family seat at Weston Park, Staffordshire on 7 September 1825. His siblings were: Charles Orlando Bridgeman, Lady Lucy Whitmore, Hon. Orlando Henry Bridgeman, and Reverend Hon. Henry Edmund Bridgeman.

Family[edit]

Lord Bradford married, firstly, Georgina Elizabeth Moncreiffe, daughter of Thomas Moncreiffe in St George's, Hanover Square, on 5 March 1818. They had six children:

Lady Lucy Caroline and Lady Charlotte Anne both died of their injuries, one week apart, as a result of their cotton dresses being set alight by the sparks from a fireplace at the family home, Weston Park.

He married, secondly, Helen Mackay, daughter of Captain Æneas Mackay, in St Peter's Church, Eaton Square, London on 30 October 1849. He died aged 75 at Weston Park, Staffordshire leaving an estate worth £140,000.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Bridgeman, the Hon. George Augustus Frederick Henry (BRGN807GA)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.

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Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Orlando Bridgeman
Earl of Bradford
2nd creation
1825–1865
Succeeded by
Orlando Bridgeman