George Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 3rd Duke of Sutherland


George Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 3rd Duke of Sutherland

George Granville William Sutherland Leveson-Gower, 3rd Duke of Sutherland (December 19 1828–September 22 1892) was the son of George Sutherland Leveson-Gower, 2nd Duke of Sutherland. He was MP for Sutherland from 1852 until he succeeded his father as Duke in 1861.

He married, firstly, Anne Hay-Mackenzie, on 27 June 1849, at Cliveden House in Buckinghamshire. They had five children:

*George Granville Sutherland Leveson-Gower (27 July 1850–5 July 1858), died young.
*Cromartie Sutherland Leveson-Gower, 4th Duke of Sutherland (20 July 1851–27 June 1913)
*Francis Mackenzie Sutherland Leveson-Gower, 2nd Earl of Cromartie (3 August 1852–24 November 1893)
*Florence Sutherland Leveson-Gower (d. 10 October 1881), married Henry Chaplin, 1st Viscount Chaplin and had issue.
*Alexandra Sutherland Leveson-Gower (d. 16 April 1891), died unmarried.

Sutherland married, secondly, Mary Caroline Michell, on 4 March 1889, in Dunedin, Florida. He died at Dunrobin Castle, and was buried on 29 September 1892 at Trentham in Staffordshire.

External links

* [http://freespace.virgin.net/john.elkin/levgower002.htm#ref37 The Leveson-Gower Family]
* [http://www.thepeerage.com/p995.htm thePeerage.com]


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