Sir George Warrender, 4th Baronet

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Sir George Warrender of Lochend, 4th Baronet, PC, FRS, FRSE (5 December 1782 – 21 February 1849) was a Scottish politician. In 1799, he succeeded to his father's baronetcy. Due to his lifestyle, he was nicknamed Sir Gorge Provender.

Life[edit]

Born in Dunbar, he was the son of Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Patrick Warrender, 3rd Baronet and H. Blair. Warrender was educated at Christ Church, Oxford, where he matriculated in 1799 and at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he graduated with a Master of Arts in 1811.[1] He served in the Berwickshire militia, reaching the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel.

Warrender was Member of Parliament (MP) for Haddington Burghs from 1807 to 1812 and for Truro from 1812 to 1818. He was further Member of Parliament for Sandwich from 1818 to 1826, for Westbury from 1826 to 1830, as well as for Honiton from 1830 to 1832.

Between 1812 and 1822, Warrender was Lord of the Admiralty and between 1822 and 1828, Commissioner of the Board of Control. On 4 February 1822, he was sworn of the Privy Council. Warrender was also a Fellow of the Royal Society.

On 3 October 1810, he married Hon. Anne Evelyn Boscawen, daughter of the 3rd Viscount Falmouth in St James's in Westminster. Their marriage was childless and unhappy.[2]

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1815 and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1823, his proposer being Sir Henry Jardine.[3]

In the 1830s he was living at 625 Castlehill at the top of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh.[4]

He died in Upper Berkeley Street in London and was succeeded by his younger brother John Warrender.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Warrender, Sir George, Bart (WRNR811G)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge. 
  2. ^ The Times Friday, 25 November 1836; pg. 3; Issue 16270; col B and The Times Monday 1 January 1838; p.1; Issue 16614; col E: Sir George And Lady Warrender.
  3. ^ http://www.royalsoced.org.uk/cms/files/fellows/biographical_index/fells_indexp2.pdf
  4. ^ http://digital.nls.uk/directories/browse/pageturner.cfm?id=83401971&mode=transcription

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Lamb
Member of Parliament for Haddington Burghs
18071812
Succeeded by
Thomas Maitland
Preceded by
John Lemon
William John Bankes
Member of Parliament for Truro
18121818
With: John Lemon 1812-1814
George Dashwood 1814-1818
Succeeded by
William Edward Tomline
Lord Fitzroy Somerset
Preceded by
Joseph Marryatt
Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke
Member of Parliament for Sandwich
18181826
With: Joseph Marryatt 1818-1824
Henry Bonham 1824-1826
Succeeded by
Joseph Marryatt
Sir Edward Campbell Rich Owen
Preceded by
Sir Manasseh Masseh Lopes
Philip John Miles
Member of Parliament for Westbury
18261830
With: Sir Manasseh Masseh Lopes 1826-1829
Robert Peel 1829-1830
Succeeded by
Sir Alexander Cray Grant
Michael George Prendergast
Preceded by
Josiah John Guest
Henry Baines Lott
Member of Parliament for Honiton
18301832
With: Josiah John Guest 1830-1831
Henry Baines Lott 1831-1832
Succeeded by
James Ruddell-Todd
Viscount Villiers
Baronetage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Patrick Warrender
Baronet
(of Lochend)
1799–1849
Succeeded by
John Warrender