Person:William Howard (197)

William George Howard, 8th Earl of Carlisle
b.23 Feb 1808
d.29 Mar 1889
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Name William George Howard, 8th Earl of Carlisle
Gender Male
Birth[1] 23 Feb 1808
Death[1] 29 Mar 1889
Reference Number? Q4020023?

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William George Howard, 8th Earl of Carlisle (23 February 1808 – 29 March 1889) was an English clergyman and peer.[1]

He was born in London the third son of George Howard, 6th Earl of Carlisle and educated at Eton College and Christ Church, Oxford. He succeeded to the title on the death of his elder brother George Howard, 7th Earl of Carlisle on 5 December 1864, he never married.[1]

He was Rector of Londesborough (a living in the gift of the Earl of Londesborough) in the East Riding of Yorkshire from 1832 for more than forty years until 1877,[1] although from 1866, due to Lord Howard's mentally incapacity, his duties were performed by his replacement.

On his death the title passed to his nephew George Howard, 9th Earl of Carlisle.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 William George Howard, 8th Earl of Carlisle, in Wikipedia: The Free Encyclopedia.