Sir George Amyand 1st Bart.

26th Sep 1720 - 16th Aug 1766


London merchant and banker. Director of the East India Company. MP for Barnstaple 1754-1766.

Second son of Claudius Amyand, brother of the MP Claudius Amyand. Educated Westminster 1729-1735. Created a baronet in 1764. Owner of La Taste estate in Grenada, which he bought shortly before his death. The complete trust will of Sir George Amyand of Carshalton Surrey proved 22/08/1766 has not been fully analysed by LBS but appears to deal with his property other than in Grenada.


Sir Lewis Namier, 'AMYAND, George (1720-66), of Laurence Pountney Hill, London, and Carshalton, Surr.', History of Parliament Online [accessed 14/09/2016]; PROB 11/921/221.

Further Information

Anna Maria Corteen
Sir George Cornewall (2nd Bart.), 1 other son, 2 daughters
Westminster [1729-1735 ]
Merchant and banker

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
- 16/08/1766 [ED] → Owner

Relationships (2)

Father → Son
Grandfather → Grandson

Addresses (2)

Carshalton House, Pound Street, Carshalton, Surrey, South-east England, England
Laurence Pountney Hill, London, Middlesex, London, England