Amherst of Arracan, William Pitt Amherst, Earl, 1773-1857

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1773-01-14
Death 1857-03-13
Bretons

Biographical notes:

William Pitt Amherst, Earl Amherst of Arracan (1773-1857), succeeded as second Baron Amherst of Arracan in 1797. A Lord of the Bedchamber in 1804-1815 and 1816-1823, he served as envoy to Naples 1809-1811 and as special ambassador to China in 1816. He was made Governor-General of India in 1823, successfully led the colony through the First Burmese War, and retired to England in 1828. He died in 1857.

From the description of Earl Amherst of Arracan letters to Sarah, Countess of Arracan, 1806-1822. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702171884

From the description of Earl Amherst of Arracan letters to Sarah, Countess of Arracan, 1806-1822. (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 60366721

1809-1811 ambassador-extraordinary to the court of the Two Sicilies; 1802-1804 lord of the bedchamber to George III; 1816 leader of embassy to China; 1823-1827 govenor-general of Bengal; 1829-1830 lord of the bedchamber to George IV, 1830-1837 lord of the bedchamber to William IV.

Title: 1st Earl Amherst

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x000118

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Subjects:

  • Peterloo Massacre, Manchester, England, 1819
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
  • Luddites

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  • Dieppe, Seine-Inférieure (as recorded)
  • Society Islands, South Pacific Ocean (as recorded)
  • Black Forest, Baden (as recorded)
  • Sicily, Italy (as recorded)
  • Norway, Europe (as recorded)
  • Landguard, Suffolk (as recorded)
  • Trichinopoly, Madras (as recorded)
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina (as recorded)
  • Liverpool, Lancashire (as recorded)
  • Maidstone, Kent (as recorded)
  • Belgium, Europe (as recorded)
  • Shahpur, Sind (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Charing Heath, Kent (as recorded)
  • Aldeburgh, Suffolk (as recorded)
  • Wanstead, Essex (as recorded)
  • Jersey, Channel Islands (as recorded)
  • Patiala State, India (as recorded)
  • Wickham Bushes, Berkshire (as recorded)
  • Lucknow, India (as recorded)
  • Gwalior State, India (as recorded)
  • Corbach, Germany (as recorded)
  • United States of America (as recorded)
  • Korea, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bagshot Heath, Surrey (as recorded)
  • China, Asia (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Ulm, Swabia (as recorded)
  • Exeter, Devon (as recorded)
  • Esslingen, Würtemberg (as recorded)
  • Mauritius, Indian Ocean (as recorded)
  • Dover, Kent (as recorded)
  • Jakarta, Indonesia (as recorded)
  • Cape Town, South Africa (as recorded)
  • Courtrai, West Flanders (as recorded)
  • Vellore, Madras (as recorded)
  • Hyderabad State, India (as recorded)
  • Kersall Moor, Lancashire (as recorded)
  • Travancore State, India (as recorded)
  • Sheerness, Kent (as recorded)
  • Charlemont, France (as recorded)
  • Dillingen, Bavaria (as recorded)
  • Oudh, India (as recorded)
  • Almora, United Provinces (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Rangoon, Myanmar (as recorded)
  • Cherbourg, France (as recorded)
  • China, Asia (as recorded)
  • Wellington, New Zealand (as recorded)
  • Macao, China (as recorded)
  • Singapore, Asia (as recorded)
  • Holy Island, Northumberland (as recorded)
  • Colombia, South America (as recorded)
  • Haltingen, Baden (as recorded)
  • Canton, Kwangtung, China (as recorded)
  • Plymouth, Devon (as recorded)
  • Greece, Europe (as recorded)
  • Flanders, Belgium (as recorded)
  • Lille, Nord (as recorded)
  • British Guiana, South America (as recorded)
  • Kanara District, Madras (as recorded)
  • Oudh, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • London, England (as recorded)
  • Stollhafen, Baden (as recorded)
  • Canada, North America (as recorded)
  • Rajputana, India (as recorded)
  • Liege, Belgium (as recorded)
  • Netherlands, Europe (as recorded)
  • Hayes, Kent (as recorded)
  • Tanjore, Madras (as recorded)
  • Landau, Bavaria (as recorded)
  • Hartford Bridge Flats, Hampshire (as recorded)
  • Neuf-Brisach, Haut-Rhin (as recorded)
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  • Penang, Malaysia (as recorded)
  • Martinique, the W. Indies (as recorded)
  • Assam, Province of, India (as recorded)
  • Central Asia, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Pembrokeshire, Wales (as recorded)
  • Bharatpur, India (as recorded)
  • Deptford, Kent (as recorded)
  • Geneva, Switzerland (as recorded)
  • Rotterdam, the Netherlands (as recorded)
  • United States of America (as recorded)
  • Ireland, Europe (as recorded)
  • Dorset, England (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Canada, North America (as recorded)
  • Indonesia, Asia (as recorded)
  • Himalaya Mountains, Tibet (as recorded)
  • Iran, Asia (as recorded)
  • Tanjore, Madras (as recorded)
  • Strawberry Hill, Twickenham (as recorded)
  • Gravesend, Kent (as recorded)
  • Provence, France (as recorded)
  • Giessen, Hesse (as recorded)
  • Hyderabad State, India (as recorded)
  • Madras, India (as recorded)
  • Scotland, United Kingdom (as recorded)
  • Oudh, India (as recorded)
  • Sutlej River, India (as recorded)
  • Pemphorn Downs, Dorset (as recorded)
  • Belle Île, Morbihan (as recorded)
  • Madagascar, Africa (as recorded)
  • Ile d'Yeu, Vendée (as recorded)
  • Mauritius, Indian Ocean (as recorded)
  • Simla, India (as recorded)
  • Canada, North America (as recorded)
  • Arakan, Burma (as recorded)
  • Hyderabad State, India (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • China, Asia (as recorded)
  • Linting, China (as recorded)
  • Patna, India (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Bombay, India (as recorded)
  • Lenham, Kent (as recorded)
  • Rhode Island, North America (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Oudh, India (as recorded)
  • Malacca, Malaysia (as recorded)
  • Minorca, Spain (as recorded)
  • Serbia, Europe (as recorded)
  • Ash Common, Woking (as recorded)
  • Gosport, Hampshire (as recorded)
  • Astley, Lancashire (as recorded)
  • Longwood, St. Helena (as recorded)
  • Burma, Asia (as recorded)
  • Canada, North America (as recorded)
  • China, Asia (as recorded)
  • Java, Indonesia (as recorded)
  • Aschaffenburg, Bavaria (as recorded)
  • Dunkirk, France (as recorded)
  • Delhi, India (as recorded)
  • Kehl, Würtemberg (as recorded)
  • Wellington, New Zealand (as recorded)
  • Macao, China (as recorded)
  • Quiberon, Morbihan (as recorded)
  • China, Asia (as recorded)
  • Calcutta, India (as recorded)
  • Portoferraio, Elba (as recorded)
  • Mississippi, U.S.A. (as recorded)
  • Alsace, Province of, France (as recorded)
  • Cuddapah, Madras (as recorded)
  • Kolhapur State, India (as recorded)
  • Finchley Common, Middlesex (as recorded)
  • Mainz, the Rhineland (as recorded)
  • Portsmouth, Hampshire (as recorded)
  • Nice, Alpes-Maritimes (as recorded)
  • Weymouth, Dorset (as recorded)
  • San Sebastian, Guipuzcoa (as recorded)
  • Delhi, India (as recorded)
  • Wellington, New Zealand (as recorded)
  • Mexico, Central America (as recorded)
  • Java, Indonesia (as recorded)
  • Brazil, South America (as recorded)
  • Jamaica, Central America (as recorded)
  • Calcutta, India (as recorded)
  • China, Asia (as recorded)
  • River Medway, England (as recorded)
  • Philippines, Asia (as recorded)
  • Kingsbury, Warwickshire (as recorded)
  • Salamanca, Spain (as recorded)
  • Surat, Bombay (as recorded)
  • Bengal, India (as recorded)
  • Barham Downs, Kent (as recorded)
  • Sark, Channel Islands (as recorded)
  • Boughton-under-Blean, Kent (as recorded)
  • Lincoln, Lincolnshire (as recorded)
  • South Africa, Africa (as recorded)
  • Iran, Asia (as recorded)
  • Russia, Europe, Asia (as recorded)
  • Ramree, Burma (as recorded)
  • Nagpur, Central Provinces (as recorded)
  • Vera Cruz, Mexico (as recorded)
  • Kent, England (as recorded)
  • Sind, India (as recorded)
  • Landguard, Suffolk (as recorded)
  • Sicily, Italy (as recorded)
  • Spanish America, Americas (as recorded)
  • Yorkshire, England (as recorded)
  • Edinburgh, Scotland (as recorded)
  • Heilbron, Würtemberg (as recorded)
  • Naples and Sicily, Kingdom of, Italy (as recorded)
  • Drammen, Norway (as recorded)
  • Barrackpore, India (as recorded)
  • Ganges River, India (as recorded)
  • Lucknow, India (as recorded)
  • Tiverton, Devon (as recorded)
  • Bharatpur State, India (as recorded)
  • Blenheim, Bavaria (as recorded)
  • Fort Royal, Martinique (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Leeds, Yorkshire (as recorded)
  • Great Britain (as recorded)
  • Anantapur, Madras (as recorded)
  • Agra, India (as recorded)
  • Waterloo, Belgium (as recorded)
  • Benares, India (as recorded)
  • Iran, Asia (as recorded)
  • Middle-Hill, Worcestershire (as recorded)
  • Trinidad, the Carribean (as recorded)
  • Java, Indonesia (as recorded)
  • Birmingham, Warwickshire (as recorded)
  • Sandershausen, Germany (as recorded)
  • Canada, North America (as recorded)
  • Fontenoy, Yonne (as recorded)
  • Bharatpur, India (as recorded)
  • Ostend, Flanders (as recorded)
  • India, Asia (as recorded)
  • Fort William, Calcutta (as recorded)
  • Dover, Kent (as recorded)
  • Coimbatore, Madras (as recorded)
  • Agra, India (as recorded)
  • Gibraltar, Spain (as recorded)
  • Macao, China (as recorded)
  • Ramsgate, Kent (as recorded)
  • Punjab, India (as recorded)
  • Allahabad, United Provinces (as recorded)
  • Central India, India (as recorded)
  • Flöhingen, Baden (as recorded)
  • Neuwied, on the Rhine, Germany (as recorded)
  • Winchester, Hampshire (as recorded)
  • Cox Heath, Kent (as recorded)
  • Bombay, India (as recorded)
  • Mysore State, India (as recorded)
  • Hyderabad State, India (as recorded)
  • Huningue, Haut-Rhin (as recorded)
  • Denton Court, Kent (as recorded)
  • Barrackpore, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Hounslow Heath, Middlesex (as recorded)
  • Corsica, France (as recorded)
  • Brabant, the Netherlands (as recorded)
  • Moscow, Russia (as recorded)
  • Ile de Noirmoutier, Vendée (as recorded)
  • Simla, India (as recorded)
  • Canton, Kwangtung, China (as recorded)
  • Ghent, Flanders (as recorded)
  • Toulon, Var (as recorded)
  • Ava, Burma (as recorded)
  • Louisiana, U.S.A. (as recorded)
  • Shahpuri Island, Bengal (as recorded)
  • Hong Kong, China (as recorded)