The Duke of Bedford Francis Charles Hastings Russell, 9th Duke of Bedford

The Duke of Bedford Francis Charles Hastings Russell, 9th Duke of Bedford

Male 1819 - 1891

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  • Name  The Duke of Bedford Francis Charles Hastings Russell, 9th Duke of Bedford 
    Title  The Duke of Bedford 
    Suffix  9th Duke of Bedford 
    Born  16 Oct 1819  Curzon Street, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  1847 
    Liberal MP for Bedfordshire, 1847-72; President of the Royal Agricultural Society, 1880; Lord Lt of Huntingdonshire, 1884-91.  
    Event  1872 
    Succeeded to the title from his cousin William. Made a Knight of the Garter in 1880.  
    Death  1891 
    Suffering from insanity whilst ill with pneumonia, he shot himself. He was cremated at Woking Crematorium and his ashes were buried at the Bedford Chapel in Chenies.  
    Died  14 Jan 1891  Eaton Square, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I5247  Fidgen
    Last Modified  3 Jun 2014 

    Father  George William Russell,   b. 8 May 1790,   d. 16 Jul 1846 
    Mother  Elizabeth Anne Rawdon 
    Family ID  F1977  Group Sheet

    Family  Elizabeth Sackville-West 
    Married  18 Jan 1844 
    Last Modified  3 Jun 2014 
    Family ID  F1978  Group Sheet

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