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About Thomas George Anson, 2nd Earl of Lichfield

Thomas George Anson, 2nd Earl of Lichfield (15 August 1825 – 7 January 1892), known as Viscount Anson from 1831 to 1854, was a British politician from the Anson family.

Lichfield was the eldest son of Thomas Anson, 1st Earl of Lichfield, and his wife Louisa Catherine (née Philips). He was returned to Parliament for Lichfield in 1847, a seat he held until 1854, when he succeeded his father in the earldom and took his seat in the House of Lords. He also served as Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire from 1863 to 1871. His seat was Shugborough Hall. In 1876 his Staffordshire estates amounted to 21433 acres.[1]

Lord Lichfield married Lady Harriett Georgiana Louisa, daughter of James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn, in 1855. They had nine sons and four daughters. He died in January 1892, aged 66, and was buried at St Stephen's Church in Great Haywood.[2]

He was succeeded as Earl of Lichfield by his eldest son Thomas. Lady Lichfield died in 1913.


He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England. He was with the Foreign Office between 1846 and 1847. He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) (Liberal) for Lichfield between 1847 and 1854. He succeeded to the title of 3rd Baron Soberton, of Soberton, co. Southampton [U.K., 1806] on 18 March 1854. He succeeded to the title of 3rd Viscount Anson, of Shugborough and Orgrave, co. Stafford [U.K., 1806] on 18 March 1854. He succeeded to the title of 2nd Earl of Lichfield, co. Stafford [U.K., 1831] on 18 March 1854. He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire between 1863 and 1871

Lichfield was the eldest son of Thomas Anson, 1st Earl of Lichfield, and his wife Louisa Catherine (née Philips). He was returned to Parliament for Lichfield in 1847, a seat he held until 1854, when he succeeded his father in the earldom and took his seat in the House of Lords. He also served as Lord-Lieutenant of Staffordshire from 1863 to 1871. His seat was Shugborough Hall. In 1876 his Staffordshire estates amounted to 21433 acres.Lord Lichfield married Lady Harriett Georgiana Louisa, daughter of James Hamilton, 1st Duke of Abercorn, in 1855. They had nine sons and four daughters. He died in January 1892, aged 66, and was buried at St Stephen's Church in Great Haywood. He was succeeded as Earl of Lichfield by his eldest son Thomas. Lady Lichfield died in 1913.

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Thomas George Anson, 2nd Earl of Lichfield的年谱

1825
1825年8月15日
Great Haywood, Staffordshire, England
1856
1856年1月3日
30岁
Chesterfield House, Mayfair, Westminster, Middlesex, England
1857
1857年12月22日
32岁
London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1858
1858年12月29日
33岁
1860
1860年8月12日
34岁
Shugborough, Staffordshire, England
1862
1862年2月4日
36岁
1864
1864年1月11日
38岁
Shugborough, Staffordshire, England
1865
1865年5月12日
39岁
1867
1867年3月7日
41岁