George Boyle, 6th Earl of Glasgow

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George Frederick Boyle, 6th Earl of Glasgow DL (9 October 1825 – 23 April 1890) was a Scottish nobleman.

He was the son of George Boyle, 4th Earl of Glasgow and Julia Sinclair, daughter of Sir John Sinclair, 1st Baronet.

He married Hon. Montague Abercromby (1835–1931), daughter of George Abercromby, 3rd Baron Abercromby and Louisa Penuel Forbes, on 29 April 1856. They had two daughters

  • Lady Gertrude Julia Georgina Boyle (15 November 1861 – 12 December 1950)
  • Lady Muriel Louisa Diana Boyle (18 November 1872 – 3 April 1915)

He succeeded to his half brother's titles on 11 March 1869.

He held the offices of Deputy Lieutenant of Fife and Renfrewshire. He held the office of Lord Clerk Register of Scotland from 1879 until his death.

He died at age 64, without male issue. On his death, the UK barony of Ross of Hawkhead became extinct.


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Political offices
Preceded by
Sir William Gibson Craig
Lord Clerk Register
1879 – 1890
Succeeded by
The Duke of Montrose
Peerage of Scotland
Preceded by
James Carr-Boyle
Earl of Glasgow
Succeeded by
David Boyle
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
James Carr-Boyle
Baron Ross