CAVENDISH, Lord George Augustus (?1727-94), of Holker, Lancs.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1790-1820, ed. R. Thorne, 1986
Available from Boydell and Brewer

Constituency

Dates

28 Jan. 1751 - 1754
1754 - 1780
29 Nov. 1781 - 2 May 1794

Family and Education

b. ?1727, 2nd s. of William Cavendish, 3rd Duke of Devonshire, by Catherine, da. and h. of John Hoskins of Oxted, Surr.; bro. of Lord John Cavendish*. educ. Chesterfield; St. John’s, Camb. 29 May 1746, aged 18. unm. suc. to Lancs. estates of cos. Sir William Lowther, 3rd Bt. 1756.

Offices Held

Comptroller of Household Nov. 1761-Oct. 1762; PC 15 Feb. 1762.

Ld. lt. Derbys. 1766-82.