Record

CodeP/0059
Dates1874-1962
Person NameMontagu; Lord; George Charles (1874-1962); 9th Earl of Sandwich; of Hinchingbrooke House
SurnameMontagu
ForenamesGeorge Charles
PreTitleLord
Title9th Earl of Sandwich
Epithetof Hinchingbrooke House
ActivityGeorge Montagu, 9th Earl of Sandwich (1874-1962) continued the family's close association with the Conservative Party, sitting in the House of Lords for over four decades in addition to his spell in Parliament representing Huntingdon from 1900-1906. During this time he has only one recorded contribution to debate, but did serve for the first half of his tenure as one of the Parliamentary Private Secretaries. Outside of parliamentary politics he took an active role in governing Huntingdonshire as both the Lord Lieutenant and Chairman of the County Council and was a patron of art and heritage institutions.
RelationshipsFather: Rear Admiral Victor Alexander Montagu RN CB (1841-1915)
Mother: Agneta Harriet Yorke, daughter of Charles Philip Yorke, 4th Earl of Hardwicke
Spouse: Alberta Sturges (m.1905, d.1951), daughter of William Sturges, of New York, USA
Ella Lilian Amiya Corbin (m.1952, d. 1986), daughter of George Sully, of North Petherton, Somerset
Children: Victor Montagu, 10th Earl of Sandwich (1906-1995) m. 1st. Maud Rosemary, daughter of Major Ralph Peto m. 2nd. Anne Holland-Martin, daughter of The 9th Duke of Devonshire
F/O William Drogo Sturges Montagu RAuxAF (1908-1940), m. 1st. Tanis Eva Bulkeley Guinness (m.1931. div.1935. d. 1993) m. 2nd. Janet Gladys Campbell (m.1935)
Mary Faith Montagu (1911-1983), m. 1st. Philip Booth Nesbitt, of Wilderness House, Carmel, California, (d. 1953) m. 2nd. Cdr Sir Michael Culme-Seymour, 5th Baronet.
Elizabeth Montagu (b.1917)
All children born of the first marriage.
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