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  1. Richard Grosvenor, 2nd Marquess of Westminster KG PC (27 January 1795 – 31 October 1869), styled The Honourable Richard Grosvenor from 1795 to 1802, Viscount Belgrave from 1802 to 1831 and Earl Grosvenor from 1831 to 1845, was an English politician, landowner, property developer and benefactor. Contents 1 Background and education

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  2. Genealogy for Richard Grosvenor, 2nd Marquess of Westminster (1795 - 1869) family tree on Geni, with over 230 million profiles of ancestors and living relatives. People Projects Discussions Surnames

    • January 27, 1795
    • Eccleston, Cheshire, England
    • Milbank House, Westminster, London, England
    • Background and Education
    • Political and Public Life
    • Development of The Estate
    • Personality and Personal Interests
    • Family
    • Styles of Address

    Grosvenor was born at Millbank House, Westminster, London, the eldest of the three sons of Robert Grosvenor, 1st Marquess of Westminster and Lady Eleanor Egerton. He was educated at Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford where he graduated MA. He undertook the Grand Tourin 1815.

    In 1818 Grosvenor was elected as Whig MP for Chester and was later appointed as a Justice of the Peace. In 1830 he was elected MP for Cheshire until the constituency was divided in 1832, and from then until 1834 he represented South Cheshire. He was Lord Lieutenant of Cheshire from 1845 to 1867 and Lord Steward of the Household between 1850 and 185...

    Grosvenor "devoted himself ... to the improvement of his London property", and added to his properties in Dorset and Cheshire; he was described as being a "model landlord". Eaton Hall had been rebuilt in flamboyant Gothic style for his father by William Porden. Grosvenor commissioned the Scottish architect William Burn to make alterations to it, in...

    Grosvenor continued the family interest in horse racing and, when he was living in the country estate, he spent time hunting and fishing. He gave generously to charity, and built and restored churches. He was an early patron of the Chester architect John Douglas. In 1865–66 Douglas designed St John's Church for him in his estate village of Aldford....

    Lord Westminster married Lady Elizabeth Leveson-Gower, younger daughter of George Leveson-Gower, 2nd Marquess of Stafford (later 1st Duke of Sutherland), in 1819. Following their marriage, Westminster and his wife initially lived at Eaton Hall, Cheshire, the family's country house, with Lord and Lady Grosvenor. During the London season, from April ...

    1795-1802: The HonRichard Grosvenor
    1802-1818: Viscount Belgrave
    1818-1831: Viscount Belgrave MP
    1831-1834: Earl Grosvenor MP
  3. Richard Grosvenor, 2nd Marquess of Westminster, was born 27 January 1795 in Millbank House, Westminster, Greater London, England, United Kingdom to Robert Grosvenor, 1st Marquess of Westminster (1767-1845) and Eleanor Egerton (1770-1846) and died 31 October 1869 Fonthill House, Fonthill Gifford...

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    • Grosvenor Als Landbesitzer und Mäzen
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    Richard Grosvenor wurde in Millbank House in Westminster, London, geboren. Er war der älteste Sohn von Robert Grosvenor, 1. Marquess of Westminster und dessen Frau Lady Eleanor Egerton. Als Heir apparent seines Vaters führte er ab 1802 den Höflichkeitstitel Viscount Belgrave und ab 1831 den Höflichkeitstitel Earl Grosvenor. Er besuchte zunächst die...

    1818 wurde Grosvenor als Whig-Abgeordneten für das Borough Chester ins House of Commons gewählt und wurde später zudem zum Friedensrichter ernannt.; 1830 wurde er Abgeordneter für Cheshire. 1832 wurde der Wahlkreis geteilt, und ab 1834 repräsentierte er South Cheshire. 1831 wurde er Major der Flintshire Yeomanry. Beim Tod seines Vaters erbte er 184...

    Grosvenor widmete sich der Entwicklung seines Londoners Grundeigentums und kaufte weitere Ländereien in Dorset und Cheshire hinzu; er wurde als „Modell-Landbesitzer“ bezeichnet. So ließ er Bauernhöfe, Schulen und zahlreiche neue Cottages errichten.Unter diesen Schulen befanden sich die Bishopsfield Schools in Chester. Richard Grosvenors Vater hatte...

    1819 heiratete Lord Westminster Lady Elizabeth Leveson-Gower, eine Tochter von George Leveson-Gower, 2. Marquess of Stafford. Nach ihrer Eheschließung lebte das Ehepaar anfangs gemeinsam mit den Eltern von Grosvenor in Eaton Hall; während der Londoner Ballsaison wohnten sie im Grosvenor House. 1827 bereiste sie Norwegen, Schweden und Russland sowie...

    ↑ a b c H. R. Tedder, K. D. Reynolds: Grosvenor, Richard, second marquess of Westminster (1795–1869). In: Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Oxford University Press (Online-Ausgabe, abgerufen...
    ↑ a b c d e f g Diana Newton, Jonathan Lumby: The Grosvenors of Eaton. Eccleston, Cheshire. ISBN 0-9543379-0-5. S. 25–26
    ↑ a b Edward Hubbard: The Work of John Douglas. The Victorian Society, London 1991. ISBN 0-901657-16-6. S. 59
    ↑ London Gazette. Nr. 21080, HMSO, London, 26. März 1850, S. 907 (PDF, abgerufen am 18. Oktober 2013, englisch).
    • 27. Januar 1795
    • britischer Peer, Politiker und Wohltäter
  4. Richard Grosvenor, 2nd marquess of Westminster Collection (Getty Museum) The collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum comprises Greek, Roman, and Etruscan art from the Neolithic to Late Antiquity; European art from the Middle Ages to the early twentieth century; and international photography from its inception to the present day.

  5. 31/05/2021 · Richard Grosvenor was born on January 27, 1795 in Milbanke House, Westminster, Middlesex, England, son of Robert Grosvenor and Eleanor Egerton. He was married on September 16, 1819 to Elizabeth Leveson-Gower, they had 5 children. He died on October 31, 1869 in Fonthill Gifford, Wiltshire, England. This information is part of Genealogy Richard Remmé, The Hague, Netherlands by Richard Remmé on ...