George Winn - Baron Winn - Lord Headley

George Winn

Born 1725
Died 1798

Alias: 

Baron Winn
Lord Headley

Biography: 

First wife (?). Married secondly to Jane Blennerhassett in 1783, by whom he had at least one son, George.1 Sometime Baron of the Court of Exchequer. Created a baronet in 1776. Created Lord Headley, Baron Allanson and Winn of Aghadoe in 1797. Sometime MP for Ripon.

  • 1. The younger George married, in 1807, Elizabeth-Mary, daughter of Lewis Majendie of Hedingham Castle. He was elected Member of Parliament for Maldon in 1826 but died the next year. Source: The Gentleman's Magazine, December 1827, notice of the death of George, son of George Winn and Jane Blennerhassett

Life with Boswell: 

Boswell met Winn at the chapel of Sir Joseph Yorke in the Hague on April 20, 1764.