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William Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland

William Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland

Person  Male  Born 14/4/1738  Died 30/10/1809

Categories: Politics & Administration

Countries: Australia

Lord of the Manor. William Bentinck. Tory Prime Minister in 1783 and 1807-09. Was Colonial Secretary at the time of Grant's voyage to the new colony, New South Wales. And so Portland (originally Portland Bay) is named after him.

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William Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland

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Old Church Garden - burials

The right-most of 3 plaques on the back wall of the garden.

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