Major General Sir George Anson

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Date:1849 - 1850 (c.)

Description:Major General Sir George Anson (1769-1849) was born at Shugborough, the second son of George Anson (formerly Adams) of Shugborough and brother to Thomas, 1st Viscount Anson. He fought in the Peninsular War under the Duke of Wellington. He was awarded Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath. He was Member of Parliament for Lichfield between 1806 and 1841.

Mezzotint engraving by John Young after a painting by T. Barber.


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1740s
George Anson, Admiral Lord Anson
George Anson, Admiral Lord Anson

George Anson was born at Shugborough on 23 April 1697, the second son of William ...

1820s
George Anson, Admiral Lord Anson
George Anson, Admiral Lord Anson

George Anson was born at Shugborough on 23 April 1697, the second son of William ...

1840s
Sir George Anson
Sir George Anson

Major General Sir George Anson (1769-1849) was born at Shugborough, the second son ...

1900s
Sir W.R. Anson
Sir W.R. Anson

Lithograph print. A caricature of Sir William Reynell Anson (1843-1914)by 'Spy' ...

1920s
Thomas Francis Anson, 3rd Earl of Lichfield
Thomas Francis Anson, 3rd Earl of Lichfield

Oil painting. Three-quarter length portrait of Thomas Francis Anson, Baron Soberton, ...

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Donor ref:SCBPC-2009-325 (129/24307)

Source: Staffordshire County Buildings Picture Collection

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