The appointment letters of John Durancé George, Dental Surgeon
Writer: Lady Colchester
Date: 16th May
Address: 76, South Audley Street
Lady Colchester presents
her Compts & will be
with Mr. George at
¼ before 2 this day
76 S. Audley St.
Lady Colchester was Elizabeth Susan, the daughter of Edward Law, 1st Baron Ellenborough, Lord
Chief Justice of England and sister of Edward, 1st Earl, governor-general of India 1841-1844.
Her husband Charles, 2nd Baron Colchester, had succeeded to the peerage on the death of his father in 1829. A naval officer,
he was promoted admiral in 1864. His parliamentary career included the vice presidency of the Board of Trade and
the postmaster generalship. He became a member of the Privy Council in 1852.