George Montagu, 6th Duke of Manchester
b.9 Jul 1799
d.18 Aug 1855 Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
m. 7 Oct 1793
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George Montagu, 6th Duke of Manchester, etc. (Kimbolton Castle, 9 July 1799 – Tunbridge Wells, 18 August 1855), known as Viscount Mandeville from 1799 to 1843, was a British peer and Tory Member of Parliament.
Manchester was the son of William Montagu, 5th Duke of Manchester. His father, who was Governor of Jamaica, had the newly founded town of Mandeville, Jamaica named after his eldest son, who, as was customary, carried the title of Viscount Mandeville before he succeeded to his father's title. He was MP for Huntingdonshire 1826–1837.
He married, firstly, Millicent Sparrow (25 January 1798 – Kimbolton Castle, 21 November 1848), daughter of Brig. Gen. Robert Bernard Sparrow of Brampton Park, Huntingdonshire (d. 1805), and wife (married on 14 March 1797) the Hon. Olivia Acheson (d. 12 February 1863), daughter of the 1st Earls of Gosford, on 8 October 1822 at London. They had four children:
He married, secondly, Harriet Sydney Dobbs (4 December 1834 – Ore, Sussex, 20 May/30 May 1907), daughter of Conway Richard Dobbs of Castle Dobbs, Antrim, Ireland, and wife, on 29 August 1850 at Kilroot, County Antrim, later remarried without issue on 16 December 1858 to Sir Stevenson Arthur Blackwood, and had two children: