John Manners-Sutton (1752–1826)

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Lieutenant-Colonel John Manners-Sutton (29 July 1752 – 17 February 1826) was a British soldier and politician, the second son of Lord George Manners-Sutton. He served in the Coldstream Guards.

He joined the Army as an Ensign in the 2nd Foot Guards (Coldstream Guards) in 1768, was promoted to lieutenant and captain (1775) and to lieutenant-cololonel in 1780. He retired in 1790.

He was elected Member of Parliament for Newark in 1763, sitting until 1796. He was appointed High Sheriff of Nottinghamshire for 1803–04.

He married Anne Manners, the illegitimate daughter of John Manners, Marquess of Granby, his first cousin. The couple had six children:

  • John Manners-Sutton, died unmarried
  • Robert Manners-Sutton, d. 1815
  • Rev. Frederick Manners-Sutton (1784 – 30 August 1826), married on 2 September 1821 Lady Henrietta Lumley, daughter of John Lumley-Savile, 7th Earl of Scarbrough and had issue, including John Manners-Sutton.
  • George Manners-Sutton (d. 13 January 1836), unmarried
  • Mary Georgiana Manners Sutton (b. 1790, d. 8 November 1846), ancestress of actress Celia Imrie.
  • Rev. Thomas Manners-Sutton (6 August 1795 – 27 October 1844), married on 23 November 1826 Lucy Mortimer and died without issue


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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Henry Clinton
Lord George Manners-Sutton
Member of Parliament for Newark
17831796
With: Henry Clinton 1783–1784
The Lord Mulgrave 1784–1790
William Crosbie 1790–1796
Succeeded by
Thomas Manners-Sutton
Mark Wood