William Beauclerk, 9th Duke of St Albans

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William de Vere Beauclerk
Born24 March 1801
Died27 May 1849(1849-05-27) (aged 48)
OccupationCricket player
Spouse(s)Harriet Mellon
Elizabeth Catherine Gubbins
Children3, including William
Parent(s)William Beauclerk, 8th Duke of St Albans
Maria Janetta Nelthorpe

William Aubrey de Vere Beauclerk, 9th Duke of St. Albans (24 March 1801 – 27 May 1849) was an English aristocrat and cricket player.


Early life[edit]

William Aubrey de Vere Beauclerk was born on 24 March 1801. He was the son of William Beauclerk, 8th Duke of St Albans, and his second wife, the former Maria Janetta Nelthorpe.


He played a first-class cricket match for Hampshire in 1817.

Personal life[edit]

He married, firstly, Harriet Mellon (11 November 1777 – 6 August 1837), on 16 June 1827 in London.

He married, secondly, Elizabeth Catherine Gubbins (c. 1818 – 2 December 1893 St Leonards-on-Sea), on 29 May 1839 in Harby, Leicestershire. They had three children:


He died on 27 May 1849.


  1. ^ Fjågesund, Peter; Symes, Ruth A. (2003). The Northern Utopia: British Perceptions of Norway in the Nineteenth Century. Rodopi. p. 353. ISBN 9789042008465. Retrieved 25 October 2017.

External links[edit]

Peerage of England
Preceded by
William Beauclerk
Duke of St Albans
Succeeded by
William Beauclerk