Percy Burrell

Sir Percy Burrell, 4th Baronet DL, JP (10 February 1812 – 19 July 1876)[1] was a British Conservative politician.

BackgroundEdit

Born at Grosvenor Place, London, he was the second son of Sir Charles Burrell, 3rd Baronet and his wife Frances Wyndham, an illegitimate daughter of George Wyndham, 3rd Earl of Egremont.[citation needed] Burrell was educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford, where he matriculated in 1830.[2] He served in the British Army and was captain of the 18th Sussex Rifle Volunteers.[2]

CareerEdit

In 1862, he succeeded his father as baronet.[1] He entered the British House of Commons in the same year, sitting for New Shoreham, the constituency his father had also represented before, until his death in 1876.[3] He was a Deputy Lieutenant and Justice of the Peace of Sussex.[2]

FamilyEdit

On 26 August 1856, he married Henrietta Katherine Brooke-Pechell, daughter of Vice-Admiral Sir George Brooke-Pechell, 4th Baronet at St George's, Hanover Square in London.[4] Their marriage was childless.[5] Burrell died, aged 64, at Belgrave Square in London.[citation needed] He was succeeded in the baronetcy by his younger brother Walter.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Leigh Rayment - Baronetage". Archived from the original on 1 May 2008. Retrieved 4 July 2009.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. ^ a b c Debrett, John (1870). Robert Henry Mair (ed.). Debrett's House of Commons and Judicial Bench. London: Dean & Son. p. 44.
  3. ^ "Leigh Rayment - British House of Commons, New Shoreham". Archived from the original on 20 December 2009. Retrieved 4 July 2009.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  4. ^ Dodsley, James (1857). The Annual Register. London: F. & J. Rivington. p. 222.
  5. ^ a b Cheal, Henry (1921). The Story of Shoreham. Cambridge: Hove. p. 242.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by Member of Parliament for New Shoreham
18621876
With: Sir Stephen Cave
Succeeded by
Baronetage of Great Britain
Preceded by Baronet
(of Valentine House)
1862 – 1876
Succeeded by