Sir George DON GCB GCH ( - )

1. Sir George DON GCB GCH was a Governor of Gibraltar. He married Maria Margaret MURRAY.


Don was the painter of several portraits of Major General James Patrick Murray, and the sponsor of George Don Murray, last son of the latter. James Patrick Murray acted as Aide de Camp for Sir George Don when the former joined the Army at the age of nearly 17. Don was awarded the Military Order of the Bath in 1821.


Sam Benady of Gibraltar has done a biography of Sir George Don.


Maria Margaret MURRAY, daughter of Sir Patrick MURRAY 5th Lord Elibank (1703-1778) and Lady Margaretta Maria DE JONGE ( -1762), was born in 1765 (calculated). She died on 15 January 1855 in Florence.