PUREFOY JERVOISE, George (1770-1847), of Herriard House, Hants.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1790-1820, ed. R. Thorne, 1986
Available from Boydell and Brewer



17 Feb. 1813 - 1818
1820 - 1826

Family and Education

b. 10 Apr. 1770, 1st s. of Rev. George Hudleston Jervoise Purefoy Jervoise of Britford, Wilts. by Mary, da. and coh. of Rev. Wright Hawes, rector of Shalstone, Bucks. educ. Westminster 1781-6; Corpus, Oxf. 1787-91. m. (1) 10 Apr. 1799, Elizabeth (d.1821), da. and h. of Thomas Hall of Preston Candover, Hants, s.p.; (2) 18 Apr. 1837, Anna Maria Selina, da. of Wadham Locke of Rowdeford, Wilts., s.p. suc. fa. 1805.

Offices Held

Capt. N. Hants militia 1794, lt.-col. 1798, col. 1800-11; sheriff, Hants 1830-1.


Jervoise’s childless uncle, Tristram Hudleston Jervoise of Britford (d.1794) meant him to cut a figure in the world, for he devised the Herriard estate worth £25,000 to him in 1792 and wrote to Pitt the prime minister on 31 Oct.

desirous of his being introduced to your countenance ... he is reported to be a gentleman of tolerable capacity and good behaviour.