Trustees

Trustees of the Colony of Georgia (1732-1752)

This information was compiled from Georgia as a Proprietary Province: The Execution of a Trust by James Ross McCain (Boston: Richard G. Badger, 1917). This book attempts to explain in some detail the institutional organization and development of the province, and as such, is an excellent source to use for further reading on the subject. This alphabetical list contains the names of the trustees, their titles, and the year in which they were chosen to become a trustee.

The abbreviations used in the list are explained as follows: Esq. = Esquire; Bart. = Baronet; D. D. = Doctor of Divinity.

  • Mr. Adam Anderson; 1732
  • Henry Archer, Esq.; 1734
  • Thomas Archer, Esq. (Later Lord Archer); 1734
  • Sir John Barrington, Bart.; 1742
  • Hon. Henry Bathurst, Esq.; 1741
  • Lord Sidney Beauclerk; 1739
  • Rev. Arthur Bedford; 1732
  • William Belitha, Esq.; 1732
  • Slingsby Bethel, Esq.; 1749
  • Rev. Richard Bundy, D.D.; 1732
  • Sir Roger Burgoyne, Bart.; 1739
  • Rev. John Burton; 1732
  • Henry Calthrope, Esq. (Later Sir Henry Calthrope); 1742
  • Hon. Alexander Hume Cambell, Esq.; 1742
  • Richard Cavendish; ?
  • Hon. Richard Chandler, Esq.; 1733
  • Francis Cokayne, Esq.; 1747
  • Richard Coope, Esq.; 1734
  • Mr. Thomas Coram; 1732
  • Velters Cornewall, Esq.; 1743
  • Sir John Cust, Bart.; 1749
  • James Lord D’Arcy; 1733
  • James Earl of Derby; 1733
  • Sir Jacob Des Bouverie, Bart. (Later Lord Viscount Folkstone); 1737
  • Hon. Edward Digby, Esq.; 1732
  • Hon. John Earl of Egmont; 1749
  • Anthony Ewer, Esq.; 1749
  • Francis Eyles, Esq.; 1732
  • Hon. Robert Eyre, Esq.; 1734
  • John Frederick, Esq.; 1741
  • Thomas Frederick, Esq.; 1733
  • Sir John Gonson, Knight; 1733
  • Sir Harry Gough, Bart.; 1738
  • Rev. Stephen Hales, D.D.; 1732
  • William Hanbury, Esq.; 1733
  • George Heathcote, Esq.; 1732
  • William Heathcote, Esq. (Later Sir William Heathcote, Bart.; 1733)
  • Rogers Holland, Esq.; 1732
  • Edward Hooper, Esq.; 1749
  • Robert Hucks, Esq.; 1732
  • Stephen Theodore Janssen, Esq.; 1749
  • Robert Kendall, Esq. (Later Sir Robert Cater); 1733
  • Henry L’Apostre, Esq.; 1733
  • John Laroche, Esq.; 1732
  • James Lord Viscount Limerick; 1733
  • Samuel Lloyd, Esq.; 1747
  • Robert More, Esq.; 1732
  • Chretian Von Munch; 1747
  • James Oglethorpe, Esq.; 1732
  • John Page, Esq.; 1733
  • Hon. Philip Perceval, Esq.; 1741
  • John Lord Viscount Perceval (Later Earl of Egmont);1732
  • Erasmus Phillips, Esq. (Later Sir E. Phillips, Bart.); 1733
  • John Phillips, Esq. (Later Sir John Phillips, Bart.); 1743
  • Rev. Thomas Rundle, D.D. (Later Lord Bishop of Londonderry); 1734
  • Anthony Ashley Earl of Shaftesbury; 1733
  • William Sloper, Esq.; 1732
  • Rev. Samuel Smith; 1732
  • Hon. William Talbot, Esq. (Later Lord Talbot); 1734
  • Chistopher Towers, Esq.; 1733
  • Thomas Towers, Esq.; 1732
  • Robert Tracy, Esq.; 1734
  • Samuel Tuffnell, Esq.; 1742
  • John Lord Viscount Tyrconnel; 1733
  • George Tyrer, Esq.; 1733
  • Rev. Samuel Urlsperger; 1747
  • Hon. James Vernon, Esq.; 1732
  • John White, Esq.; 1733
  • Rev. Thomas Wilson, D.D.; 1745
  • Francis Wollaston, Esq.; 1734
  • William Wollaston, Esq.; 1734
  • John Wright, Esq.; 1743