ALLANSON WINN, Sir George, 1st Bt. (1725-1798), of Bramham Biggin, Yorks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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1 Sept. 1789 - 9 Apr. 1798

Family and Education

b. 1725, o.s. of Pelham Winn of South Ferriby, Lincs. by Elizabeth, da. of Rev. Gilbert Wighton by Elizabeth, sis. of William Allanson of Bramham Biggin, Yorks. educ. L. Inn 1744, called 1755. m. (1) 12 Apr. 1765, Anne (d.9 Oct. 1774), da. of Sir Rowland Winn, 4th Bt., of Nostell, Yorks., 1da.; (2) 24 June 1783, Jane, da. and coh. of Arthur Blennerhassett of Ballyseedy, co. Kerry, 2s. 2da. suc. cos. Mark Winn of Little Warley, Essex 1763, and cos. Charles Allanson of Bramham Biggin and took name of Allanson before Winn 20 Feb. 1777; cr. Bt. 14 Sept. 1776; Lord Headley [I] 27 Nov. 1797.

Offices Held

Baron of the Exchequer in Scotland 1761-76.


Winn was returned for Ripon by William Lawrence to whom he was distantly related. No vote or speech by him is known during his first Parliament.

He died 9 Apr. 1798.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: Mary M. Drummond