The appointment letters of John Durancé George, Dental Surgeon
Writer: Lord Sondes
Date: Friday 31st
Address: 3 St James' Square
3 St James' Square
Lord Sondes presents
his compliments and
begs to ask Mr George if
he can see one of his
little girls on Monday
Morning. If so, will Mr.
George name the hour
Lord Sondes was George John Milles, 4th Baron Sondes (1794-. He was the eldest surviving son of Lewis Thomas, second Lord,
by Mary Elizabeth, daughter of the late Mr. Richard Milles of Elmham Hall, Norfolk, whose name he assumed in lieu of his
patronymic, Watson. He was born in 1794, and was educated at Eton. He succeeded to the title at his brother's
death in 1836. He took an active interest in agriculture and gained distinction in breeding sheep. He was a
magistrate and deputy-lieutenant for Norfolk, and High Steward of Great Yarmouth, and was a staunch Conservative
in politics. He was also chairman of the London, Chatham, and Dover Railway Company. He married in 1823, Eleanor,
daughter of the late Sir Edward Knatchbull, of Mersham Hatch, Kent, by whom he had seven children -- five daughters and two sons.
His only surviving son, The Hon. George Watson Milles, M.P. for the Eastern Division of Kent, succeeded as fifth
Lord Sondes, was born in 1824, and
In 1851 he was living at 32 Grosvenor Square with his wife Eleanor and daughters Jamesina, Georgiana and Anna Maria.