Joan Canning, 1st Viscountess Canning

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Joan Canning (Scott), 1st Viscountess Canning

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Death: Died in 10th Grosvenor Square, Westminster, Middlesex, England
Place of Burial: Westminster Abbey, Westminster, London, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Maj.-Gen. John Scott and Margaret Scott
Wife of George Canning
Mother of George Charles Canning; Harriet de Burgh, Marchioness of Clanricarde; Charles John Canning, 1st Earl Canning; William Canning; Charles Canning and 2 others
Sister of Lucy Stuart and Henrietta Duchess of Portland

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About Joan Canning, 1st Viscountess Canning

Joan Canning, 1st Viscountess Canning (1776–14 March 1837) was the wife of British Prime Minister, George Canning.

Joan was created 1st Viscountess Canning of Kilbrahan on 22 January 1828 (almost 6 months after her husband had died), with a special remainder to the male heirs of her late husband.

She was born Joan Scott in Scotland, the daughter of Maj.-Gen. John Scott and Margaret Dundas. She was also a sister of the Duchess of Portland and the Countess of Moray.

On 8 July 1800, she married George Canning in St. George's Church on Hanover Square, London with John Hookham Frere and William Pitt the Younger as witnesses. They had four children:

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Joan Canning, 1st Viscountess Canning's Timeline

1776
March 15, 1776
March 30, 1776
Crail, Fifeshire, Scotland
1800
July 8, 1800
Age 24
Brook Street, St. George Hanover Square, London, England
1801
June 4, 1801
Age 25
Westminster, England
1802
1802
Age 25
Greater London, England, United Kingdom
1804
April 13, 1804
Age 28
London, Middlesex, England
1806
1806
Age 29
England
1812
December 14, 1812
Age 36
London, Greater London, United Kingdom
1812
Age 35
1837
March 14, 1837
Age 60
10th Grosvenor Square, Westminster, Middlesex, England