CodeGB/110/1/213
Dates1749-1838
Person NameHume; Sir; Abraham (1749-1838); 2nd baronet; collector of art and precious stones
SurnameHume
ForenamesAbraham
PreTitleSir
Title2nd baronet
Epithetcollector of art and precious stones
ActivityFRS 1775. Inherited baronetcy 1772. MP for Petersfield, 1774-1780, and Hastings, 1807-1818. A founding member of Geological Society and vice-president, 1809-1813. Collected large collection of Old Masters paintings. A director of East India Company. With his gardener James Mean cultivated many exotic plants at Wormleybury, including chrysantheums from China.
RelationshipsHusband of Amelia Hume (married 1771) [GB/110/1/115].
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