Lord George Seymour-Conway (21 July 1763 – 10 March 1848), known as Lord George Seymour, was a British politician. A member of the Seymour family headed by the Duke of Somerset , Seymour was the seventh son and youngest child of Francis Seymour-Conway, 1st Marquess of Hertford , and Lady Isabella, daughter of Charles FitzRoy, 2nd Duke of Grafton .
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b. 21 July 1763, 7th s. of Francis Seymour Conway, 1st Mq. of Hertford, by Lady Isabella Fitzroy, da. of Charles, 2nd Duke of Grafton; bro. of Lord Robert Seymour*, Francis Seymour Conway, Visct. Beauchamp*, Hon. Hugh Seymour Conway* and Hon. William Seymour Conway*. educ. Harrow 1775-6; ?Eton 1778-9. m. 20 July 1795, Isabella, da. of Rev. the Hon....
Ensign, 39 Ft. 1779; lt. 1 Ft. 1781, 10 Ft. 1781, capt. 74 Ft. 1782, 23 Ft. 1782, half-pay 1783; capt. 1 Ft. 1796, ret. 1796; lt.-col. commdt. Excise Office vols. 1803. Commr. of excise 1801-22, chairman, Board of Excise 1822-33; craner and wharfinger, port of Dublin 1802; naval officer and harbour master, St. Croix ?1808-14.
Seymour, described by Horace Walpole in 1781 as ‘the handsomest giant in the world’,1 was the youngest son of a family of 13 children. His income was inadequate to his rank and he became an inveterate place-seeker. He did not come in again for the family pocket borough in 1790 and in 1792 he was in Paris with his domineering eldest brother, Lord Be...
Lord George Seymour-Conway, known as Lord George Seymour, was a British politician.
Lord George Seymour-Conway known as Lord George Seymour was a British politician. A member of the Seymour family headed by the Duke of Somerset Seymour was the seventh son and youngest child of Francis Seymour-Conway 1st Marquess of Hertford and Lady Isabella daughter of Charles FitzRoy 2nd Duke of Grafton. Read full biography
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His son Sir George Francis Seymour (1787–1870), admiral of the fleet, began his naval career by serving under Nelson; in 1818 he became Sergeant-at-arms in the House of Lords, a post which he retained till 1841, when he was promoted to the rank of rear-admiral and appointed a lord of the admiralty; his eldest son, Francis George Hugh Seymour (1812–1884), succeeded his cousin Richard Seymour-Conway as 5th marquess of Hertford in 1870.