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Bathurst, Allen

Born: 1684 AD
Died: 1775 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Politician

1704 – Bathurst married his cousin, Catherine the daughter of Sir Peter Apsley.

1705-1711 – Educated at Trinity College, Oxford, and became member of parliament for Cirencester.

          – Created Baron Bathurst of Battlesden, Bedfordshire.

1739 – His name is listed as a founding Governor on the royal charter of the Foundling Hospital, granted by king George II.

1742 – He was made a privy councillor.

1772 – Created Earl Bathurst, having previously received a pension of 2000 a year chargeable upon the Irish revenues.

1775 – He died 16th of September and was buried in Cirencester church.