George Child Villiers, 6th Earl of Jersey

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George Augustus Frederick Child Villiers, 6th Earl of Jersey (4 April 1808 – 24 October 1859), styled Viscount Villiers until 1859, was an English peer from the Villiers family.

Villiers was the son of George Child Villiers, 5th Earl of Jersey. He sat as Member of Parliament for Rochester from 1830 to 1831, for Minehead from 1831 from 1832, for Honiton from 1832 to 1835, for Weymouth & Melcome Regis from 1837 to 1842 and for Cirencester from 1844 to 1852. He succeeded in the earldom on the death of his father on 3 October 1859 but only held the title until his own death three weeks later.

Lord Jersey married Julia Peel (d. 1893), daughter of the Prime Minister, Sir Robert Peel, on 12 July 1841. They had three children:

Lady Jersey married Charles Brandling on 12 September 1865.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lundy, Darryl. "p. 5281 § 52807". The Peerage. [unreliable source?]
  2. ^ [1] Samuel cousins Nineteenth Century Mezzotinters section: V. The lettering of title slightly strengthened. B.M. 125. PEEL, MISS JULIA. After Sir T. Lawrence.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Henry Dundas
Ralph Bernal
Member of Parliament for Rochester
18301831
With: Ralph Bernal
Succeeded by
John Mills
Ralph Bernal
Preceded by
John Fownes Luttrell
William Edward Tomline
Member of Parliament for Minehead
18311832
With: John Fownes Luttrell
Constituency abolished
Preceded by
Sir George Warrender
Henry Baines Lott
Member of Parliament for Honiton
18321835
With: James Ruddell-Todd
Succeeded by
Hugh Duncan Baillie
Arthur Chichester
Preceded by
Thomas Fowell Buxton
William Wharton Burden
Member of Parliament for Weymouth & Melcombe Regis
18371842
With: George William Hope
Succeeded by
Ralph Bernal
William Dougal Christie
Preceded by
William Cripps
Thomas William Chester-Master
Member of Parliament for Cirencester
18441852
With: William Cripps 1844–1848
Joseph Randolph Mullings 1848–1852
Succeeded by
Ashley George John Ponsonby
Joseph Randolph Mullings
Peerage of England
Preceded by
George Child Villiers
Earl of Jersey
3–24 October 1859
Succeeded by
Victor Child Villiers
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
George Child Villiers
Viscount Grandison
3–24 October 1859
Succeeded by
Victor Child Villiers