Sir John Stanley, 1st Baronet
Sir John Stanley, 1st Baronet (1663 – 30 November 1744) of Grangegorman, Co. Dublin was an Irish politician.
Stanley was Secretary to various Lords Chamberlains of the Household (1689–1699), Commissioner of Stamp Duties (1698-1700), the Chief Secretary for Ireland 1713-1714, Teller of the Receipt of the Exchequer and MP for Gorey 1713. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1688.
Stanley was made Baronet Stanley in 1699. The baronetage became extinct on his death on 30 November 1744.
Stanley had married Ann, daughter of Bernard Granville, Master of the Horse, of Stow, Cornwall; they had no children. Mary Delany was the niece of Ann Granville and lived with them in Whitehall from the ages of 8-15.
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