Henry Howard (1802–1875)

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Henry Howard (25 July 1802 – 7 January 1875) was a British Member of Parliament, the eldest son of Lord Henry Howard-Molyneux-Howard.

Howard inherited Greystoke Castle from his father in 1824. He represented the constituencies of Steyning from 30 June 1824 to 8 June 1826[1] and New Shoreham from 16 June 1826 to 15 December 1832.[2] Howard was also a first-class cricketer, making three first-class appearances, one each for the Marylebone Cricket Club in 1830, for a team of single men in 1831, and for Sussex in 1832.[3] His grandson, Mervyn Herbert, was also a first-class cricketer.

He was also the High Sheriff of Cumberland in 1834.

Howard married Charlotte Caroline Georgina Long, daughter of Henry Lawes Long and Catharine Long of Hampton Lodge, Surrey, on 6 December 1849, by whom he had:

  • Henry Howard (1850–1914), married and had issue
  • Stafford Howard (1851–1916), married and had issue.
  • Robert Mowbray Howard (23 May 1854 – 2 October 1928), married and had issue.
  • Elizabeth Catherine Howard (29 March 1856 – 1 February 1929), married her first cousin Henry Herbert, 4th Earl of Carnarvon and had issue including Aubrey Herbert whose daughter Laura became the second wife of writer Evelyn Waugh.
  • Maud Isabel Howard (26 May 1858 – 12 November 1929), married Francis William Leyborne Popham, of Littlecote House.
  • Esme Howard (1863–1939), married and had issue.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
George Richard Philips
Lord Henry Howard-Molyneux-Howard
Member of Parliament for Steyning
1824–1826
With: George Richard Philips
Succeeded by
George Richard Philips
Peter du Cane
Preceded by
Sir Charles Burrell
James Martin Lloyd
Member of Parliament for New Shoreham
1826–1832
With: Sir Charles Burrell
Succeeded by
Sir Charles Burrell
Harry Goring
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Henry Curwen
High Sheriff of Cumberland
1834
Succeeded by
Richard Ferguson