DENNIS, George (d.1740), of Trenant, nr. Liskeard, Cornw.
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Family and Education
1st s. of Edward Dennis of Trenant. m. Prudence, da. and coh. of Arthur Vosper of Liskeard,1 4s.
Mayor of Liskeard 1704-5, 1711-12, 1720-2, 1727-8; sheriff, Cornw. 1728; comptroller of lotteries Mar. 1728-Apr. 1734.
Dennis was the son of a Liskeard attorney, several times mayor of the borough, near which he bought the estate of Trenant in 1702. Marrying into one of the principal local families, he was active in borough affairs, lending money to the corporation