BATEMAN, John, 2nd Visct. Bateman [I] (1721-1802), of Shobdon Court, nr. Leominster, Herefs.
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Family and Education
b. Apr. 1721, 1st s. of William, 1st Visct. Bateman [I] and bro. of Hon. William Bateman. m. 2 July 1748, Elizabeth, da. and coh. of John Sambrooke, M.P., bro. of Sir Jeremy Sambrooke, 5th Bt., M.P., of Gubbins, Herts. s.p. suc. fa. Dec. 1744.
Ld. Lt. Herefs. 1747-d.; ld. of Admiralty 1755-6; P.C. 19 Nov. 1756; treasurer of the Household 1756-7; master of the buckhounds 1757-Mar. 1782; high steward of Leominster 1759-d.
Returned on the Treasury interest for Orford in January 1746, Bateman voted for the Hanoverians. In the 1747 Parliament he sat for New Woodstock on the interest of his uncle, Charles, 2nd Duke of Marlborough, as a government supporter.
He died 2 Mar. 1802.