DODINGTON, George (c.1681-1757), of Horsington, Som.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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20 May 1730 - 1741

Family and Education

b. c.1681, o. surv. s. of William Dodington of London (nephew of Sir Francis Dodington of Dodington, Som., gd.-fa. of George Dodington) by Edith, da. of Thomas Rookes, stationer of London. m. (1) Alicia (d. June 1745), da. of William Gifford of Horsington and h. of her bro. Benjamin, s.p.; (2) 1746, Mary Bennet, s.p. suc. fa. 1708.

Offices Held


George Dodington of Horsington was returned by his second cousin once removed, Bubb Dodington, with whom he always voted.1

He died 14 Apr. 1757, aged 76.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Romney R. Sedgwick


  • 1. Dodington Diary, 466, 468.