George Townshend, 2nd Marquess Townshend

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  5. Deed Poll Office: Private Act of Parliament 1750 (24 Geo. 2). c. 17
The Marquess Townshend
Portrait of George Townshend Lord Ferrers 1755 1811.jpg
Lord Townshend by Sir Joshua Reynolds.
Lord Steward of the Household
In office
1799–1802
Political offices
Preceded by Captain of the Honourable Band of Gentlemen Pensioners
1782–1783
Succeeded by
Preceded by Captain of the Honourable Band of Gentlemen Pensioners
1783–1790
Succeeded by
Preceded by Master of the Mint
1790–1794
Succeeded by
Preceded by Joint Postmaster-General
with The Earl of Chesterfield 1794–1799
The Lord Auckland 1798–1799

1794–1799
Succeeded by
Preceded by Lord Steward of the Household
1799–1802
Succeeded by
Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by Marquess Townshend
1807–1811
Succeeded by
New creation Earl of Leicester
6th creation
1784–1811
Peerage of England
Preceded by Baron Ferrers of Chartley
1770–1811
Succeeded by