Richard Lumley-Saunderson, 4th Earl of Scarbrough

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Richard Lumley-Saunderson, 4th Earl of Scarbrough PC (May 1725 – 12 May 1782) was a British peer, styled Viscount Lumley from 1740 to 1752.[1]

He was appointed a deputy lieutenant of the West Riding of Yorkshire on 4 August 1757. On 27 October 1759, he was appointed colonel of the North Lincolnshire battalion of militia, and was made a deputy lieutenant of Lincolnshire on 30 November 1761.[1]

Scarbrough was Cofferer of the Household and deputy Earl Marshal from 1765 to 1766, and was sworn of the Privy Council in 1765.[1]

He married Barbara, the daughter of Sir George Savile, 7th Baronet. He was succeeded in turn by his sons George Lumley-Saunderson, 5th Earl of Scarbrough, Richard Lumley-Saunderson, 6th Earl of Scarbrough, and John Lumley-Savile, 7th Earl of Scarbrough.


  1. ^ a b c Doyle, James William Edmund (1886). The Official Baronage of England, v. 3. London: Longmans, Green. p. 281. 
Court offices
Preceded by
The Earl of Thomond
Cofferer of the Household
Succeeded by
Hans Stanley
Preceded by
The Earl of Suffolk
Deputy Earl Marshal
Succeeded by
The Earl of Effingham
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Thomas Lumley-Saunderson
Earl of Scarbrough
Succeeded by
George Lumley-Saunderson