Pretyman, George Tomline (1812 -1889)
G. T. Pretyman, of Orwell Park in Suffolk, and Riby Grove in Lincolnshire, was the eldest son of William Edward Pretyman, and Frances, daughter and heir of John Amler of Ford Hall in Shropshire. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society. He was Member of Parliament for Sudbury 1840 1841, for Shrewsbury 1841 1847 and 1852 1868 and for Great Grimsby 1868 1874. He also served as a Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant, and was an honorary Colonel of the North Lincoln Militia, and High Sheriff for Suffolk in 1832 and for Lincolnshire in 1859. He died unmarried and was succeeded by Captain Ernest George Pretyman, the son of his cousin, the Rev. Frederick Pretyman, Rector of Great Carlton and Canon of Lincoln Cathedral. Books from his library were sold privately in 1938.