George Lane-Fox (MP)

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For the later MP, see George Lane-Fox, 1st Baron Bingley.

George Lane-Fox (4 May 1793 – 15 November 1848), of Bramham Park, Yorkshire, was a British landowner and Tory politician.

Lane-Fox was the son of James Fox-Lane, of Bramham Park, Yorkshire, by the Honourable Mary Lucy, daughter of George Pitt, 1st Baron Rivers. He was the brother of Sackville Lane-Fox and the uncle of Sackville Lane-Fox, 12th Baron Conyers, and Augustus Pitt Rivers.[1] He inherited Bramham Park, near Wetherby but moved to Bowcliffe Hall after Bramham Hall was severely damaged by fire in 1828.

Lane-Fox was returned to parliament for Beverley in 1820, a seat he held until 1826 and again between 1837 and 1840. His brother Sackville Lane-Fox succeeded him in 1840.[2]

Lane-Fox died in November 1848, aged 55.[1] He had married Georgiana Henrietta, daughter of Edward Percy Buckley, of Minestead Lodge, Hampshire, in 1814. They had one son and two daughters. His only son George Lane-Fox (d. 1896), High Sheriff of Leitrim and of Yorkshire, was the grandfather of George Lane-Fox, 1st Baron Bingley.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Wharton
Robert Christie Burton
Member of Parliament for Beverley
With: John Wharton
Succeeded by
John Stewart
Charles Harrison Batley
Preceded by
Henry Burton
James Hogg
Member of Parliament for Beverley
With: James Hogg
Succeeded by
James Hogg
Sackville Lane-Fox