Victor Spencer

Victor Albert Francis Charles Spencer (1864 - 1934)

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Victor Albert Francis Charles "1st Viscount Churchill" Spencer
Born in London, England, United Kingdommap
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Husband of — married 1 Jan 1887 (to 1927) in Cottesmore, Rutland, Englandmap
Died in Roxburghshire, Scotland, United Kingdommap
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Victor Spencer was a member of aristocracy in England.


He was the son of Francis George Spencer, 2nd Baron Churchill of Whichwood and the Lady Jane Conyngham.[1] He was born on the 23rd of October 1864 at 32 Albemarle Street, London, England.[1][2] He was educated between 1878 and 1879 at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, England.[3] He was educated at Royal Military College, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England.[3] He was married twice, firstly to the Lady Verena Maud Lowther, daughter of Henry Lowther, 3rd Earl of Lonsdale and Emily Susan Caulfeild, on the 1st of January 1887 at Cottesmore, Rutland, England.[4][5] He and the Lady Verena Maud Lowther were divorced in 1927 at Scotland.[6] He married, secondly, Christine McRae Sinclair, daughter of William Sinclair, on the 29th of August 1927 at St. Columba's Church, Pont Street, London, England.[3][7] He died on the 3rd of January 1934 at the age of 69 at Langlee House, Roxburghshire, Scotland, from pneumonia.[3]


  • 1st Viscount Churchill [U.K.] on 14 July 1902.[1]
  • 3rd Baron Churchill of Whichwood, co. Oxford [U.K., 1815] on 24 November 1886.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume III, page 208.
  2. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch ( : 1 October 2014), Hon Victor Albert Francis Charles Spencer, 1864; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing Birth Registration, St. George Hanover Square, London, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Peter W. Hammond, editor, The Complete Peerage or a History of the House of Lords and All its Members From the Earliest Times, Volume XIV: Addenda & Corrigenda (Stroud, Gloucestershire, U.K.: Sutton Publishing, 1998), page 176.
  4. Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume III, page 209.
  5. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch ( : 13 December 2014), Victor Albert F C Baron Churchill Spencer, 1887; from "England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing 1887, quarter 1, vol. 7A, p. 335, Oakham, Rutlandshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  6. Mosley, Charles, editor. Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes. Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999. volume 1, page 573.
  7. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch ( : 8 October 2014), Victor A F C Spencer and null, 1927; from "England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005," database, findmypast ( : 2012); citing 1927, quarter 3, vol. 1A, p. 1102, Chelsea, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 December 2017), Victor A F C Spencer in household of Jane Churchill, Cornbury Park, Oxfordshire, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales Census," database and images, findmypast ( : n.d.); citing p. 26, Piece/Folio 1518/16, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,469.

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