Humphrey Sturt, 2nd Baron Alington

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"East Dorsetshire". Caricature by Spy published in Vanity Fair in 1892.

Humphrey Napier Sturt, 2nd Baron Alington, KCVO (20 August 1859 – 30 July 1919) was a British peer, the son of Henry Gerard Sturt, 1st Baron Alington of Crichel. He succeeded to the Barony on 17 February 1904.[1][2]

Family[edit]

He married Lady Feodorowna Yorke, daughter of Charles Philip Yorke, 5th Earl of Hardwicke, on 25 June 1883. In 1897, she was one of the guests at the Duchess of Devonshire’s Diamond Jubilee Costume Ball. [3]

They had five children.

  • Hon. Lois Sturt (born 25 August 1900 - 1937)[4]
  • Hon. Diana Isabel Sturt (born 3 April 1884)
  • Sylvia Sturt (born and died 1886)
  • Captain Hon. Gerard Philip Montagu Napier Sturt (1893–1918) (died of wounds)
  • Napier George Henry Sturt, 3rd Baron Alington of Crichel (1896–1940)[5] (died of illness serving with the RAF)

References[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
George Hawkesworth Bond
Member of Parliament for East Dorset
1891–1904
Succeeded by
Charles Henry Lyell
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Henry Sturt
Baron Alington
1904–1919
Succeeded by
Napier Sturt