Note: Noted as 2nd son AND as eldest son. PERHAPS eldest surviving son? Write-up in DNB and in the Dict of Canadian Bio, online. Involved in fur trade in Canada. Facilitated the amalgamation of the Hudson's Bay Company and theNorthWest Co., in 1821.Seen as having the nick-name "Bear", or "Old Bear". Rt. Hon., attended Winchester, and Aberdeen University. MP for Coventry, Asst Sect of the Treas. 1830-32, Secretary at War 1832-34, founding member of the Canada Club in 1810, the Reform Club in 1836, supporter of Palmerston, a Privy Councillor to Victoria. Sat on the Commission with Lt-Gen Edward Buckely, which, in 1857, began the abolition of purchasing military commissisons. Headed household in St. George's, Hanover Sq in 1841, 1851, and 1861, (Son with him in 1841 & 51, dau-in-law in all three.) In 1841 1851 MDX StGHSq Mayfair Dist 4 28 Arlington St Edward Ellice wid 68 MP, P.C. St. James, Westminster Edward Ellice jr 40 " , son " J.K.G. " 36 d-i-l Scotland (and 11 servants) In 1861 Mentioned, in passing, in Recollections of Sir Algernon West, Harpers, 1900. His brother Robert married Eliza Courtney who (becaused of a tangled birth situation) MAY have been raised as Hannah Althea's sister. Eliza was, in fact, Hannah's niece - the illegitimate (but very highly-born one) dau of her brother Charles.
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