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George Gregory (Sussex MP)

George Gregory (Sussex MP)

George Burrow Gregory (29 January 1813 – 5 March 1892) was an English lawyer and Conservative politician.

As depicted by "Spy" (Leslie Ward) in Vanity Fair, April 1880

Life and politics

Gregory was the son of John Swarbreck Gregory, a lawyer who was a member of the first council of the Law Society.[1] He was educated at Eton and at Trinity College, Cambridge.[2] He became a partner in firm of Gregory, Rowcliffe, Rowcliffe, and Rawle, solicitors[3] and was treasurer of Foundling Hospital from 1857 to 1892.[4]

In 1868 Gregory was elected Member of Parliament for East Sussex until it was replaced under the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885. He was then elected MP for East Grinstead and held the seat for a year until 1886.[5]

Burrow died at the age of 79.

Burrow married Maria Teresa Price in 1847.


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