George William Lyttleton (Lord George Lyttleton), 4th Lord Lyttelton, Baron of Frankley (c.1817 - 1876) MP

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Birthplace: London, England
Death: Died in London, England
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About George William Lyttleton (Lord George Lyttleton), 4th Lord Lyttelton, Baron of Frankley

George William Lyttelton, 4th Lord Lyttelton, Baron of Frankley was born on 31 March 1817 at London, England.1 He was the son of William Henry Lyttelton, 3rd Lord Lyttelton, Baron of Frankley and Lady Sarah Spencer.1 He married, firstly, Mary Glynne, daughter of Sir Stephen Richard Glynne, 8th Bt. and Mary Griffin, on 25 July 1839.1 He married, secondly, Sybella Harriet Clive, daughter of George Clive and Ann Sybella Martha Farquhar, on 10 June 1869.2 He died on 19 April 1876 at age 59 at London, England, apparently committing suicide by jumping down the stairs.2

    George William Lyttelton, 4th Lord Lyttelton, Baron of Frankley was educated at Eton College, Eton, Berkshire, England.1 He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Baron Westcote of Ballymore, co. Longford [I., 1776] on 30 April 1837.1 He succeeded to the title of 4th Lord Lyttelton, Baron of Frankley, co. Worcester [G.B., 1794] on 30 April 1837.1 He succeeded to the title of 10th Baronet Lyttelton [E., 1618] on 30 April 1837.1 He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Worcestershire between 1839 and 1876.1 He held the office of Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Colonial Office between February 1846 and July 1846.1 He held the office of High Steward of Bewdley.1 He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.) in 1869.1 He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1869.1 He was Chief Commissioner of Endowed Schools between 1869 and 1874.1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.).1 He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.).1 He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.).1 He was a very brilliant scholar.

Children of George William Lyttelton, 4th Lord Lyttelton, Baron of Frankley and Mary Glynne

Hon. Meriel Sarah Lyttelton+ b. 1840, d. 22 Apr 1925.3

Hon. Lucy Caroline Lyttelton b. 1841, d. 22 Apr 1925.2

Charles George Lyttelton, 8th Viscount Cobham+ b. 27 Oct 1842, d. 9 Jun 1922.4

Rev. Hon. Albert Victor Lyttelton b. 29 Jun 1844, d. 4 Apr 1928.1

General Rt. Hon. Sir Neville Gerald Lyttelton+ b. 28 Oct 1845, d. 6 Jul 1931.1

Hon. George William Spencer Lyttelton b. 12 Jun 1847, d. 5 Dec 1913.1

Hon. Lavinia Lyttelton+ b. 1849, d. 9 Oct 1939.2

Rt. Rev. Hon. Arthur Temple Lyttelton+ b. 7 Jan 1852, d. 19 Feb 1903.1

Hon. Robert Henry Lyttelton b. 18 Jan 1854, d. 7 Nov 1939.2

Rev. Hon. Edward Lyttelton+ b. 23 Jul 1855, d. 26 Jan 1942.2

Hon. Mary Catherine Lyttelton b. b 1857, d. 21 Mar 1875.2

Rt. Hon. Alfred Lyttelton+ b. 7 Feb 1857, d. 5 Jul 1913.2

Children of George William Lyttelton, 4th Lord Lyttelton, Baron of Frankley and Sybella Harriet Clive

Hon. Sarah Kathleen Lyttelton b. 12 May 1870, d. 1 Oct 1942.2

Hon. Sybil Lyttelton+ b. 17 Feb 1873, d. 2 Oct 1934.2

Hon. Hester Margaret Lyttelton+ b. 26 Dec 1874, d. 26 Mar 1958.2

Citations

[S37] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003), volume 1, page 838. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

[S37] Charles Mosley, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition, volume 1, page 839.

[S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 178. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 342. -------------------- He succeeded to the title of 4th Lord Lyttelton, Baron of Frankley, co. Worcester [G.B., 1794] on 30 April 1837.

He succeeded to the title of 10th Baronet Lyttelton [E., 1618] on 30 April 1837.

He succeeded to the title of 4th Baron Westcote of Ballymore, co. Longford [I., 1776] on 30 April 1837.

He held the office of Lord-Lieutenant of Worcestershire between 1839 and 1876.

He held the office of Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Colonial Office between February 1846 and July 1846.

He held the office of High Steward of Bewdley.

He was invested as a Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1869.

He was invested as a Knight Commander, Order of St. Michael and St. George (K.C.M.G.) in 1869.

He was Chief Commissioner of Endowed Schools between 1869 and 1874.

He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Civil Law (D.C.L.).

He was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Law (LL.D.).

He was invested as a Fellow, Royal Society (F.R.S.).

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George William Lyttelton, 4th Lord Lyttelton, Baron of Frankley's Timeline

1817
March 31, 1817
London, England
1839
July 25, 1839
Age 22
1840
1840
Age 22
1842
October 27, 1842
Age 25
Hagley Park, Hagley, Worcestershire, England
October 27, 1842
Age 25
Hagley, Worcestershire, England, UK
1845
October 28, 1845
Age 28
1849
1849
Age 31
1857
February 7, 1857
Age 39
London, England
1876
April 19, 1876
Age 59
London, England