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William George Middleton (1846 - 1892)

Capt. William George (Bay) Middleton
Born in Lanarkshire, Scotlandmap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 25 Oct 1882 in St George's, Hanover Square, London, Middlesex, Englandmap
Descendants descendants
Died in Kineton, Warwickshire, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Dec 2013
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William George Middleton was baptized 11 May 1846 Barony, Lanark, Scotland

"Capt. William George "Bay" Middleton...was a noted English horseman of the 19th century. He was equerry to John Spencer, 5th Earl of Spencer, who was Lord Lieutenant of Ireland 1869-1874 and 1882-1885" The Free Encyclopedia (Online: Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. Page content from English Wikipedia, 29 August 2013). [1]

He had an 18-month affair with Lady (Henrietta) Blanche Ogilvy, while she was married to Colonel Henry Hozier. This was later made public by Lady Ogilvy's granddaughter, Mary Soames (August 2002) confided in a letter that Bay Middleton was the father of her daughter, Clementine Hozier, born 1 April 1885, who was eventually to marry Sir Winston Churchill, a Prime Minister of Great Britain.[2]

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  1. Source: Scotland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1846 Barony, Lanark, Scotland Film No. 1041479
  2. Source: England & Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1846 Stratford on Acon, Warwickshire, England Vol. 6d p.391
  3. Source: - Text available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.


  1. Entered by Lynden Rodriguez, 03 Dec 2013
  2. On-line Biography
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