George Cholmondeley, Viscount Malpas
Cholmondeley was the eldest son of George Cholmondeley, 3rd Earl of Cholmondeley, and Lady Mary Walpole, daughter of Prime Minister Robert Walpole, 1st Earl of Orford. He gained the courtesy title of Viscount Malpas when his father succeeded as third Earl of Cholmondeley in 1733. He fought in the Battle of Fontenoy in 1745 and later achieved the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel in the 65th Regiment of Foot.
He was given the colonelcy for life of the 65th Foot in 1760.
Lord Malpas died March 1764, aged 39, predeceasing his father. He had married Hester Edwardes, daughter of Sir Francis Edwardes, 3rd Baronet, in 1747. His son George succeeded his grandfather as 4th Earl of Cholmondeley in 1770 and was created Marquess of Cholmondeley in 1815. Lady Malpas died in 1794.
- "CHOLMONDELEY, George, Visct. Malpas (1724-1764).". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 11 June 2016.
- Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage (1990 edition). New York: St Martin's Press, 1990.
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
The Lord Milton
|Member of Parliament for Bramber
with Nathaniel Newnham
|Member of Parliament for Corfe Castle
with Henry Bankes 1761–1762
John Campbell 1762–1764
|Colonel of the 65th Regiment of Foot