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George Cecil Orlando Bridgeman, 4th Earl of Bradford DL, JP (3 February 1845 – 2 January 1915) was a British soldier and peer.

The elder son of the 3rd Earl of Bradford and Selina Louisa Forester, Bridgeman was educated at Harrow School, and served in the 1st Life Guards and the Shropshire Yeomanry Cavalry, reaching the rank of Captain. He succeeded his father in his titles on 9 March 1898.

Bridgeman was Member of Parliament (MP) for North Shropshire from 1867 to 1885. He was Deputy Lieutenant of Warwickshire and Shropshire, as well as Justice of Peace for Staffordshire, Warwickshire and Shropshire.

He died in London and was buried in Weston Park, Staffordshire on 6 January 1915.

Family

On 7 September 1869, Lord Bradford married Ida Frances Annabella Lumley, daughter of the 9th Earl of Scarborough in Maltby, Yorkshire. They had seven children:

References

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Ralph Ormsby-Gore
The Earl of Brownlow
Member of Parliament for North Shropshire
with John Ralph Ormsby-Gore 1867-1876
Stanley Leighton 1876-1885

1867–1885
Succeeded by
(constituency abolished)
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Orlando Bridgeman
Earl of Bradford
1898–1915
Succeeded by
Orlando Bridgeman
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