George Byron, 9th Baron Byron

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George Frederick William Byron
Born 27 December 1855
Died 30 March 1917 (age 61)
Title 9th Baron Byron
Spouse(s) Fanny Lucy Radmall
Children none
Parents Frederick Byron, Mary Jane Wescomb

Lt. George Frederick William Byron, 9th Baron Byron (27 December 1855 – 30 March 1917) was a British army officer, and the ninth Baron Byron, as grandson of Admiral George Anson Byron, 7th Baron Byron, who was the cousin of Romantic poet and writer George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron.

Byron was the son of the Hon. Frederick Byron and Mary Jane Wescomb. He was educated at Harrow School, Harrow on the Hill, London, UK. He succeeded to the title of 9th Baron Byron in 1870 upon the death of his uncle, Captain George Anson Byron, 8th Baron Byron. He graduated from Christ Church, Oxford University, Oxford, UK, in 1880 with the degree of Bachelor of Arts (BA). In 1899 he was declared bankrupt. He held rank of Lieutenant in the 4th Battalion, Essex Regiment.

Lord Byron died on 30 March 1917, and was succeeded by his younger brother, the Reverend Frederick Ernest Charles Byron (born 1861).

Family[edit]

Lord Byron married Fanny Lucy Radmall in 1901; they had no children.

References[edit]

Peerage of England
Preceded by
George Anson Byron
Baron Byron
1870–1917
Succeeded by
Frederick Byron