George Milles, 1st Earl Sondes

George Watson Milles, 1st Earl Sondes (2 October 1824 – 10 September 1894), was a British peer and Conservative politician.


Sondes was the son of George Milles, 4th Baron Sondes.

Political career

Sondes was elected Member of Parliament for Kent East in 1868, a seat he held until 1874. The latter year he succeeded his father as fifth Baron Sondes and entered the House of Lords. In 1880 he was created Viscount Throwley, of the County of Kent, and Earl Sondes, of Lees Court in the County of Kent.


Lord Sondes married Charlotte, daughter of Sir Henry Stracey, 5th Baronet, in 1859. They had several children. He died in September 1894, aged 69, and was succeeded in his titles by his eldest son, George. Lady Sondes died in June 1927.




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    Parliament of the United Kingdom
    Preceded by
    Sir Edward Dering, Bt
    Edward Leigh Pemberton
    Member of Parliament for Kent East
    With: Edward Leigh Pemberton
    Succeeded by
    Edward Leigh Pemberton
    Sir Wyndham Knatchbull, Bt
    Peerage of the United Kingdom
    New creation Earl Sondes
    Succeeded by
    George Milles-Lade
    Peerage of Great Britain
    Preceded by
    George Milles
    Baron Sondes
    Succeeded by
    George Milles-Lade
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