James Smith-Stanley (1717 - 1771) MP

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Birthplace: Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
Death: Died in Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, England, United Kingdom
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About James Smith-Stanley

Rt. Hon. James Smith-Stanley was styled as Lord Strange, incorrectly.

He was baptised with the name of James Stanley.

He was educated at Westminster College, Westminster, London, England.

He emigrated to Leyden University, Leyden, The Netherlands.

On 1741 his name was legally changed to James Smith-Stanley by Act of Parliament.

He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Tory) for Lancashire between 1741 and 1771.

He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Lancashire between 1757 and 1771.

He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1762.

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Rt. Hon. James Smith-Stanley's Timeline

1717
January 7, 1717
Preston, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
1752
December 12, 1752
Age 35
1771
June 1, 1771
Age 54
Bath, Bath and North East Somerset, England, United Kingdom
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