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Fitzmaurice, Lord Henry Petty.
Adm. pens. at TRINITY, Dec. 16, 1833. [2nd and only surviving] s. of Henry Petty (above), Marquess of Lansdowne.
B. Jan. 5, 1816.
School, Westminster.
Matric. Michs. 1834.
Styled Earl of Shelburne, Aug. 1836-Jan. 1863.
M.P. for Calne, 1847-56.
Junior Lord of the Treasury under Lord John Russell, 1847-9. Under-Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs under Palmerston, 1856-8. Chairman of the G.W.R. Company, 1859-63.
Succeeded his father as 4th Marquess, Jan. 31, 1863.
K.G., Oct. 10, 1864.
Lieut.-Col., Royal Wilts.
Married (1) Aug. 18, 1840, Georgiana, dau. of George Augustus (Herbert), 11th Earl of Pembroke; (2) Nov. 1, 1843, The Hon. Emily Jane Mercer Elphinstone, dau. of Charles Joseph De Flahault and Margaret, Baroness Nairne.
Died suddenly July 5, 1866.
Father of Edmond G. P. (1864).
(D.N.B. (Petty-Fitzmaurice); G.E.C. (Lansdowne); Record of Old Westminsters; Burke, P. and B.)
Lord Henry Petty FITZMAURICE
Approx. lifespan: 1816–1866
pens. Trinity College adm1833:12:16
2nd and only surviving] s. of Henry Pett FITZMAURICE y (above), Marquess of Lansdowne.
b. 1816:01:05
Sch: Westminster School Westminster, [ London ]
Matric 1834:10MT:
Styled Earl of Shelburne 1836:08:-1863:01:
M.P. for: : Calne, [ Wiltshire ] 1847-56
Junior Lord of the Treasury under Lord John Russell 1847-49
Under-Sec. of State for: Foreign Affairs under Palmerston 1856-58
Chairman of: the G.W.R. Company 1859-63
Succeeded his father as 4th Marquess 1863:01:31
KG 1864:10:10
Lieutenant-Colonel: Royal Wilts. Yeomanry
m. (1) 1840:08:18 Georgiana AUGUSTUS dau. of George AUGUSTUS (Herbert), 11th Earl of Pembroke
m. (2) 1843:11:01
The Hon. Emily Jane Mercer Elphinstone FLAHAULT dau. of Charles Joseph De FLAHAULT and Margaret, Baroness Nairne.
d. suddenly 1866:07:05
father of Edmond G. P. FITZMAURICE (1864)
( D.N.B. (Petty-Fitzmaurice); G.E.C. (Lansdowne); Record of Old Westminsters ; Burke, P. and B. )