HANGER, Gabriel (1697-1773), of Cannon Place, Bray, Berks. and Kempsford Hall, Glos.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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25 Apr. 1753 - 1761
21 Nov. 1763 - 1768

Family and Education

b. 9 Jan. 1697, 1st surv. s. of Sir George Hanger of Driffield Hall, Glos., Turkey merchant, by Anne, da. and coh. of Sir John Beale, 1st Bt., of Farningham, Kent. m. 18 Jan. 1736, Elizabeth, da. and h. of Richard Bond of Cobrey Court, Herefs., 3s. 1da. suc. fa. 1731, and to Coleraine estates on d. of cos. Anne, wid. of Henry Hare, 3rd Baron Coleraine [I] 1754, cr. Baron Coleraine [I] 26 Feb. 1762.

Offices Held

Entered Bengal establishment of E.I. Co. 1714, factor 1718, junior merchant 1722, senior merchant 1724.


Hanger resigned from the East India Company on the death of his elder brother in 1725. In 1753 he was returned, probably on Lord Romney’s interest, for Maidstone, where he himself had some local connexions. He was classed as a Tory in 1754.

He died 24 Jan. 1773.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: A. N. Newman