Hastings Russell, 12th Duke of Bedford

Is your surname Russell?

Research the Russell family

Hastings Russell, 12th Duke of Bedford's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Hastings William Sackville Russell (12th Duke of Bedford), 12th Duke of Bedford

Also Known As: "Spinach Tavistock"
Death: Died in grounds of Endsleigh estate, Tavistock, Devon, England
Cause of death: shooting accident
Immediate Family:

Son of Herbrand Arthur Russell, 11th Duke of Bedford and Mary Duchess of Bedford, DBE
Husband of Louisa, Duchess of Bedford
Father of Ian Russell, 13th Duke of Bedford; Lady Daphne Crommelin Russell and Hugh Hastings Russell

Managed by: Douglas John Nimmo
Last Updated:

About Hastings Russell, 12th Duke of Bedford







[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 II, page 88. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

[S2] Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 81. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage, Volume XIV.

[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 321. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 107th edition.

view all

Hastings Russell, 12th Duke of Bedford's Timeline

December 21, 1888
November 21, 1914
Age 25
St. George Hanover Square, London, Middlesex, England
May 17, 1917
Age 28
London, England, United Kingdom
October 9, 1953
Age 64
grounds of Endsleigh estate, Tavistock, Devon, England