Henry Robinson-Montagu, 6th Baron Rokeby
The Lord Rokeby
Mezzotint of 6th Lord Rokeby, by George Zobel after Sir Francis Grant, PRA, published by Henry Graves & Co, 1858.
|Born||2 February 1798|
|Died||25 May 1883(aged 85)|
|Years of service||1814–77|
|Commands held||1st Division|
Brigade of Guards
|Battles/wars||Hundred Days Crimean War|
|Awards||Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath|
He fought in the Crimean War as Commander of the 1st Division in 1855. After the war, in 1856, he was appointed to the new post of Major General commanding the Brigade of Guards. He retired from the post five years later in 1861. He was promoted to general in 1869 and retired in 1877.
- Hon. Harriet Lydia Montagu, (d. 23 November 1894), she married the 4th Earl of Portarlington;
- Hon. Mary Montagu, (d. 6 September 1868), she married the 14th Marquess of Winchester. By 1895 Lord Henry Paulet, later 16th Marquess of Winchester, was in possession of the family's Denton estate in Northumberland;
- Hon. Magdalen Montagu, (d. 30 September 1919), she married the Very Rev. Hon. Gerald Wellesley, Dean of Windsor, son of Lord Cowley. By 1895 the Eryholme estate in Yorkshire was in her possession;
- Hon. Edmund Montagu, (1835–1852).
Agricultural Estates in 1883
- North Riding of Yorkshire (Eryholme), 2,835 acres (worth 4,021 guineas per annum);
- Northumberland (Denton), 1,622 acres (worth 4,137 guineas per annum);
- Hertfordshire (Hazlewood, Watford), 348 acres (worth 911 guineas per annum);
- Cambridge, 55 acres (worth 102 guineas per annum);
- Kent, 3 acres (worth 9 guineas per annum).
- The Peerage.com
- Oxford Dictionary of National Biography
- From Restoration to the 21st Century Archived 7 January 2010 at the Wayback Machine
- Army Estimates Hansard, 3 March 1862
- Hastie, Scott (1993). Abbots Langley—A Hertfordshire Village. Abbots Langley: Abbots Langley Parish Council. ISBN 0-9520929-0-5.
- "Death of Lord Rokeby". Nottinghamshire Guardian. 1 June 1883. Retrieved 5 September 2015.
- The Complete Peerage
- this return might have included coal related revenue
- Probably residual Drake lands at Covency, near Ely
- The Great Landowners of Great Britain and Ireland, John Bateman, 1883, page 385
| Major-General commanding the Brigade of Guards
Sir John Aitchison
| Colonel of the Scots Guards
Sir William Thomas Knollys
Sir George Leigh Goldie
| Colonel of the 77th (East Middlesex) Regiment of Foot
Henry Hope Graham
|Peerage of Ireland|
| Baron Rokeby
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