George Purefoy-Jervoise

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George Purefoy-Jervoise (10 April 1770 – 1 December 1847) was an English politician.

He was the eldest son of Rev. George Hudleston Jervoise Purefoy Jervoise of Britford, Wiltshire and educated at Westminster School in 1781–1786 and Corpus Christi College, Oxford in 1787–91. He inherited the Herriard estate from his uncle Tristram Jervoise of Britford.

He was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Salisbury in 17 February 1813 – 1818 and Hampshire 1820–1826. He was appointed High Sheriff of Hampshire for 1830–1831.

He married twice: firstly Elizabeth, the daughter and heiress of Thomas Hall of Preston Candover, Hampshire and secondly Anna Maria Selina, the daughter of Wadham Locke of Rowdeford, Wiltshire.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Hussey
Viscount Folkestone
Member of Parliament for
With: Viscount Folkestone
Succeeded by
Viscount Folkestone
Wadham Wyndham
Preceded by
William John Chute
Thomas Freeman-Heathcote
Member of Parliament for Hampshire
With: John Willis Fleming
Succeeded by
John Willis Fleming
Sir William Heathcote, Bt