William George Howard, 8th Earl of Carlisle
He was born in London the third son of George Howard, 6th Earl of Carlisle and educated at Eton College and Christ Church, Oxford. He succeeded to the title on the death of his elder brother George Howard, 7th Earl of Carlisle on 5 December 1864, he never married.
He was Rector of Londesborough (a living in the gift of the Earl of Londesborough) in the East Riding of Yorkshire from 1832 for more than forty years until 1877, although from 1866, due to Lord Howard's mentally incapacity, his duties were performed by his replacement.
- "Obituary." Times [London, England] 1 Apr. 1889: 7. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 2 December 2012.
- Leigh Rayment's Peerage Pages [self-published source][better source needed]
- The Howard Family
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by the Earl of Carlisle
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