- In this name, the family name is Neville (until 1825) or Neville-Grenville (after 1825), not Grenville.
Neville was born a younger son of the Hon Richard Griffin MP (later 2nd Baron Braybrooke) and the Hon Mrs Griffin (née Catherine Grenville and later Lady Braybrooke, a daughter of prime minister George Grenville); his elder brother was (later) Richard Griffin, 3rd Baron Braybrooke. He was educated at Eton and Trinity College, Cambridge. He was Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge from 1813; Dean of Windsor from 1846,  and held both posts until his death.  An Honorary Chaplain to the Queen, he was also registrar of the Order of the Garter. Of his two sons, one (Ralph) was a Tory MP; the other (Frederick) was a priest – vicar of Butleigh and a prebendary at Wells Cathedral.
- The Peerage – Very Rev. Hon. George Neville-Grenville
- Roxburghe Club
- "Neville (post Neville-Grenville), the Hon. George (NVL807G)". A Cambridge Alumni Database. University of Cambridge.
- ‘Grenville , George Neville (1789–1854)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Thorne,R. (Oxford, Oxford University Press, Sept 2004) ISBN 0-19-861411-X
- British History on-line
- DEATH OF THE DEAN OF WINDSOR . The Morning Post (London, England), Monday, June 12, 1854; pg. 5; Issue 25098. 19th Century British Library Newspapers: Part II
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