George Treeby IV

Lieutenant-Colonel George Hele Treby

Baptised 1727 – Died 12 May 1763

George Treeby IV was a British soldier and politician from Devonshire. He was the younger son of the politician George II Treby (c.1684–10 Mar 1741), of Plympton House, Plympton St Maurice, Devon, MP for the family’s Rotten Borough of Plympton Erle, and was the younger brother of George III Treby (c.1726-1761), MP for Plympton Erle.

Admiral Paul Henry Ourry (1719–1783), MP, of Plympton House, with ‘Jersey’. Portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723–1792)
Admiral Paul Henry Ourry (1719–1783), MP, of Plympton House, with ‘Jersey’. Portrait by Sir Joshua Reynolds (1723–1792)[/caption]He was commissioned into the British Army and was promoted to Captain and later Lieutenant-Colonel in the 1st Foot Guards in 1758.
George Treby IV entered the House of Commons for Plympton Erle at a by-election in 1761 to replace his elder brother, George III Treby. However, he died in 1763. He was replaced at the following by-election by his brother-in-law, Paul Henry Ourry (1719-1783), who also inherited the Treby family’s residence, Plympton House.