Authorised form of nameMurray; Sir; George (1772 - 1846)
Dates1772 - 1846
Place of birthThe family seat, Ochtertyre, Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland
Date of birth06 February 1772
Place of deathHis residence, 5 Belgrave Square, London
Date of death28 July 1846
Dates and placesBurial:
By his wife in Kensal Green cemetery, London
Edinburgh University
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 Perthshire (1824-1832; May 1834-1834); General (1841)
KCB 1813
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election19/06/1823
RelationshipsSecond son of Sir William Murray and his wife Lady Augusta Mackenzie; married Lady Louisa Erskine
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA2949
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/003223Murray, Sir Georgend
MC/4/74Letter from Sir George Murray, Office of Ordnance, to the Marquis of Northampton, President of the Royal Society3 June 1845
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
MC/1/262Letter from John Augustus Lloyd, Admiralty Office, to Davies Gilbert10 December 1830
MC/1/293Letter from Sir George Murray, 5 Belgrave Square, to [Dr. Peter Mark Roget and John George Children,] Secretaries of the Royal Society19 March 1831
MC/1Volume 1 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1800-1831
MC/4Volume 4 of miscellaneous correspondence regarding business matters, sent to the Royal Society1844-1850
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