George Abercromby, 4th Baron Abercromby
Abercromby was the oldest son of George Abercromby, 3rd Baron Abercromby. His mother Louisa Penuel Forbes was the daughter of the judge John Forbes, Lord Medwyn and sister of the clergyman Alexander Penrose Forbes.
Abercromby succeeded his father as baron in 1852 and joined the House of Lords. He was Justice of the Peace for Clackmannanshire and Stirlingshire and was nominated a Deputy Lieutenant for the latter county in 1860.
Abercromby married Lady Julia Janet Georgiana Duncan (b. 1840), the daughter of Adam Haldane-Duncan, 2nd Earl of Camperdown and his wife Juliana Cavendish Philips, at the earl's residence Camperdown House on 6 October 1858. The marriage produced no children.
Abercromby survived her for two years. He was succeeded in the barony by his younger brother John.
- Dod (1915), p. 40
- National Portrait Gallery: Lady Julia Abercromby
- Charles Roger Dod and Robert Phipps Dod (1915). Dod's Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage of Great Britain and Ireland for 1915. London: Simpkin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent and Co. Ltd.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by George Abercromby, 4th Baron Abercromby
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