Duke of Bedford Francis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford, KG, PC

Duke of Bedford Francis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford, KG, PC

Male 1788 - 1861

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  • Name  Duke of Bedford Francis Russell, 7th Duke of Bedford, KG, PC 
    Title  Duke of Bedford 
    Suffix  7th Duke of Bedford, KG, PC 
    Born  13 May 1788 
    Gender  Male 
    Education  Westminster School and Trinity College, Cambridge. Graduated MA in 1808. 
    Event  Succeeded his father in 1839. Sworn of the Privy Council in 1846; invested as Knight of the Order of the Garter, 1847; made Special Deputy Warden of the Stanneries, 1852 and Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire, 1859.  
    Occupation  MP for Peterborough, 1809-12, and Bedfordshire, 1813-32. First entered House of Lords as Baron Howland of Streatham by a writ of acceleration in 1833.  
    Died  14 May 1861 
    Buried  22 May 1861  Chenies, Buckinghamshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I5251  Fidgen
    Last Modified  3 Jun 2014 

    Father  John Russell, 6th Duke of Bedford, KG, PC, LLD, FSA,   c. 2 Aug 1766, St Giles in the Fields, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1839 
    Mother  Georgiana Elizabeth Byng,   b. 1768,   d. 11 Oct 1801 
    Married  1786 
    Family ID  F1979  Group Sheet

    Family  Anna Maria Stanhope,   b. 3 Sep 1783,   d. 3 Jul 1857 
    Married  8 Aug 1808 
    Children 
     1. William Russell, 8th Duke of Bedford,   b. 1 Jul 1809,   d. 27 May 1872
    Last Modified  3 Jun 2014 
    Family ID  F1980  Group Sheet

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