George Montagu, 6th Duke of Manchester

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George Montagu, 6th Duke of Manchester, etc. (Kimbolton Castle, 9 July 1799 – Tunbridge Wells, 18 August 1855), known as Viscount Mandeville from 1799 to 1843, was a British peer and Tory Member of Parliament.

George Montagu was the son of William Montagu, 5th Duke of Manchester. As was customary, George held the title of Viscount Mandeville before he succeeded his father as duke. When William Montagu was Governor of Jamaica, he named the newly founded town of Mandeville, Jamaica named after George.

George Montagu was MP for Huntingdonshire 1826–1837.

George Montagu first married Millicent Sparrow (25 January 1798 – Kimbolton Castle, 21 November 1848), daughter of Brig. Gen. Robert Bernard Sparrow of Brampton Park, Huntingdonshire (d. 1805), and his wife the Hon. Olivia Acheson (d. 12 February 1863), on 8 October 1822 at London.

George and Millicent had four children:

George Montagu married his second wife Harriet Sydney Dobbs (4 December 1834 – Ore, Sussex, 20 May/30 May 1907), daughter of Conway Richard Dobbs of Castle Dobbs, Antrim, Ireland, and wife, on 29 August 1850 at Kilroot, County Antrim.

George and Harriet had two children:

Styles of address[edit]

  • 1799–1826: Viscount Mandeville
  • 1826–1837: Viscount Mandeville MP
  • 1837–1843: Viscount Mandeville
  • 1843–1855: His Grace The Duke of Manchester

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
William Henry Fellowes
Lord John Russell
Member of Parliament for Huntingdonshire
18261837
With: William Henry Fellowes 1826–1830
Lord Strathavon 1830–1831
John Bonfoy Rooper 1831–1837
Succeeded by
Edward Fellowes
George Thornhill
Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by
William Montagu
Duke of Manchester
1843–1855
Succeeded by
William Drogo Montagu