Cavendish-Bentinck, Lord (William) Charles (Augustus), 1780-1826

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Cavendish-Bentinck, Lord (William) Charles (Augustus), 1780-1826

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CAVENDISH-BENTINCK, LORD (WILLIAM) CHARLES (AUGUSTUS), third son of William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland (qv); b. May 1780; adm. 29 Jun 1795 (Clapham); in school list 1795, sixth form list 1796; Ensign, 2nd Foot Guards, 20 Jan 1796; Lieut., 44th Foot, 28 Feb 1798; Capt., 29th Foot, 10 May 1798; Maj., 3rd West India Regt., 17 Jul 1802; Lieut. -Col., 38th Foot, 24 Jul 1802; Capt. and Lieut. -Col., 1st Foot Guards, 17 Sep 1802, retd. 3 Apr 1811; MP Ashburton 1807-12; Treasurer of the Household from 29 Jul 1812; Privy Councillor 13 Aug 1812; m. 1st, 21 Sep 1808 Georgiana Augusta Frederica Seymour, illegitimate dau. of Mrs Grace Dalrymple Elliott (her father may have been the Prince of Wales (George IV)); m. 2nd, 23 Jul 1816 Anne, divorced wife of Sir William Abdy, Bart., MP, and illegitimate dau. of Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquis Wellesley KG KP PC; d. 28 Apr 1826.


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Cavendish-Bentinck, William Henry, 1738-1809 (1738-1809)

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Cavendish-Bentinck, William Henry, 1738-1809

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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition



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Prepared for import into AtoM by Westminster School Archive staff, 2019-2020




Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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