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Authorised form of nameDuckett; Sir; George (1777 - 1856)
Other forms of surnameJackson
Dates1777 - 1856
Place of birthOld Palace Yard, Westminster, England
Date of birth17 July 1777
Place of deathGloucester Gardens, Hyde Park, London
Date of death15 June 1856
Dates and placesBurial:
Kensal Green Cemetery, London
ActivityCareer:
MP for Lymington, Hampshire (1807-1812); MP for Plympton, Devon (1812); Lieutenant Colonel, West Essex Militia; gazetted bankrupt (1832)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election08/12/1808
RelationshipsSon of Sir George Jackson, Secretary to the Admiralty, who took the name Duckett as a condition of the will of his 2nd wife's maternal uncle, Thomas Duckett of Hartham House (1797), and his 2nd wife, Grace Goldstone; succeeded to the Barontecy (1828).
Married 1) (17 July 1810) Isabella, daughter of Stainbank Floyd of Shrewsbury (died 1844); 2) (30 April 1846) Charlotte, widow of Joseph Laxe
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Royal Society codeNA7020
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1808/08Duckett, Sir George: certificate of election to the Royal Society
MS/426/517Copy letter from C R [Charles Richard] Weld, the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Major Duckett25 May 1854
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