George Child Villiers, 6th Earl of Jersey
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George Augustus Frederick Child Villiers, 6th Earl of Jersey (4 April 1808 – 24 October 1859), styled Viscount Villiers until 1859, was an English peer.
Villiers was the son of the son of George Child Villiers, 5th Earl of Jersey. He sat as Member of Parliament for Rochester from 1830 to 1831, for Minehead from 1831 from 1832, for Honiton from 1832 to 1835, for Weymouth & Melcome Regis from 1837 to 1842 and for Cirencester from 1844 to 1852. He succeeded in the earldom on the death of his father on 3 October 1859 but only held the title until his own death three weeks later.
Lord Jersey married Julia Peel (d. 1893), daughter of the Prime Minister, Sir Robert Peel, on 12 July 1841. They had three children:
- Julia Sarah Alice Child Villiers (d. 1921) She married Sir George Orby Wombwell, 4th Baronet on 3 September 1861 and had issue
- Caroline Anne Child-Villiers She married William Henry Philips Jenkins on 4 April 1872 
- Victor Albert George Child-Villiers, 7th Earl of Jersey (1845–1915)
Lady jersey married Charles Brandling on 12 September 1865.
- Lundy, Darryl. "p. 2965 § 29643". The Peerage.[unreliable source] Retrieved 5 September 2009: George Augustus Frederick Child-Villiers, 6th Earl of the Island of Jersey
- 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica
- Samuel cousins Nineteenth Century Mezzotinters section: V. The lettering of title slightly strengthened. B.M. 125. PEEL, MISS JULIA. After Sir T. Lawrence.
- The Letters of Richard Cobden: 1815-1847
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by the Earl of Jersey
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