Robert Grosvenor, 2nd Baron Ebury

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Robert Wellesley Grosvenor, 2nd Baron Ebury (25 January 1834 – 13 November 1918) was a British politician.

He was educated at Harrow School and King's College London. Grosvenor played three first-class cricket matches for the Marylebone Cricket Club between 1861 and 1863.[1]

He entered the 1st Life Guards in 1853, became Captain in 1859, and was made Captain of the Cheshire Yeomanry Cavalry in 1870. He served as Liberal Party Member of Parliament for Westminster from 1865-1874.

He married Emilie Beaujolais White, daughter of Henry White, 1st Baron Annaly on 20 July 1867. They had five children. His son Robert Victor Grosvenor, 3rd Baron Ebury succeeded him to the peerage.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player profile: Robert Grosvenor". CricketArchive. Retrieved 16 June 2014. 
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir George de Lacy Evans
Member of Parliament for Westminster
18651874
Succeeded by
Sir Charles Russell, 3rd Baronet
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Robert Grosvenor, 1st Baron Ebury
Baron Ebury
1893–1918
Succeeded by
Robert Grosvenor, 3rd Baron Ebury