John Trevor, 3rd Baron Trevor

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John Trevor

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Trevor, 1st Baron Trevor of Bromham and Elizabeth Searle
Husband of Elizabeth Trevor
Brother of Thomas Trevor, 2nd Baron Trevor
Half brother of Thomas Trevor-Hampden, 1st Viscount Hampden

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About John Trevor, 3rd Baron Trevor

Family and Education b. 25 Aug. 1695, 2nd s. of Thomas Trevor, M.P., 1st Baron Trevor, c. j. of common pleas 1701-14, by Elizabeth, da. and coh. of John Searle of Finchley, Mdx.; cos. of John Trevor. educ. Corpus Christi, Camb. 1711; I. Temple 1712, called 1718. m. 30 May 1732, Elizabeth, da. and h. of Sir Richard Steele, 1da. suc. bro. Thomas as 3rd Baron 22 Mar. 1753.

Offices Held

C.j. Carm., Card. and Pemb. 1724-53; bencher, I. Temple, 1725; K.C. 1730.

Biography Trevor’s father, one of the Tory peers created in 1712, was dismissed on the accession of George I, but went over to the Government, becoming ‘as zealous a servant to the Hanover family as any of those who had never been otherwise’.1 His half-brother Robert, envoy at The Hague, contested Oxford University unsuccessfully for the Whigs in 1737. He himself was returned for New Woodstock as a government supporter in 1746 by his brother-in-law, the 3rd Duke of Marlborough, sitting until he succeeded his elder brother to the peerage in 1753. He died 27 Sept. 1764.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754 Author: Eveline Cruickshanks Notes 1. Hervey, Mems. 85.

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John Trevor, 3rd Baron Trevor's Timeline

August 25, 1695
September 27, 1764
Age 69