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Authorised form of nameMurray; Sir; George (1772 - 1846)
SurnameMurray
ForenamesGeorge
Dates1772 - 1846
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
The family seat, Ochtertyre, Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland (06 February 1772)
Death:
His residence, 5 Belgrave Square, London (28 July 1846)
Burial:
By his wife in Kensal Green cemetery, London
ActivityProfession:
Soldier
Education:
Edinburgh University
Career:
Entered the Army (1789); Quarter Master General in the Peninsular War; Chief of Staff with the army in Paris (for 3 years); Lieutenant General of the Ordnance; Privy Councillor; Commander in Chief, Ireland; Secretary of State for the Colonies; MP for Perth (1823); General (1841)
Honours:
KCB 1813
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
19/06/1823
RelationshipsSecond son of Sir William Murray and his wife Lady Augusta Mackenzie; married Lady Louisa Erskine
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA2949
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/003223Murray, Sir Georgend
NLB/17/123Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to Vernon Herbert Blackman, British Museum, Natural History, Cromwell Road, S.W.20 July 1898
NLB/17/115Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to the Treasurer of the Linnean Society, Burlington House20 July 1898
NLB/30/260Copy letter from Robert William Frederick Harrison, to George Murray, Fellow of the Royal Society20 February 1905
EC/1823/02Murray, Sir George: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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