Lord Arthur Lennox

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Funerary monument, Brompton Cemetery, London

Lord Arthur Lennox (2 October 1806 – 15 January 1864) was a British politician. He was the youngest son of the 4th Duke of Richmond and the uncle of Lord Henry Lennox.

Lennox was commissioned into the 71st Foot. He was promoted Lieutenant in 1825, Major in 1838 and Lieutenant-Colonel in 1842. He transferred to the 72nd Foot in 1843, to the 6th Foot in 1845, and to the 68th Foot in 1852. He was made Lieutenant-Colonel-Commandant of the Royal Sussex Light Infantry in 1860.

On 1 July 1835 he married Adelaide Constance Campbell, daughter of Colonel John Campbell of Shawfield and the writer Lady Charlotte Bury. They had four children:

  • Constance Charlotte Elisa Lennox (March 1832 – 20 June 1925), married Sir George Russell, 4th Baronet and had issue
  • Ada Fanny Susan Lennox (d. 22 November 1881)
  • Ethel Lennox
  • Arthur Charles Wriothesley Lennox (1842 – 12 October 1876)

He is buried in Brompton Cemetery, London.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Smith
Lord John Lennox
Member of Parliament for Chichester
With: John Abel Smith
Succeeded by
John Abel Smith
Lord Henry Lennox
Preceded by
Charles Edmund Rumbold
William Wilshere
Member of Parliament for Great Yarmouth
1847 – 1848
With: Octavius Edward Coope
Succeeded by
Joseph Sandars
Charles Edmund Rumbold
Political offices
Preceded by
John Young
Junior Lord of the Treasury
Succeeded by
William Cripps
Military offices
Preceded by
Henry George Boldero
Clerk of the Ordnance
Succeeded by
George Anson