Edward Stanley KG
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Edward George Villiers Stanley KG (1865 - 1948)

Edward George Villiers "17th Earl of Derby" Stanley KG
Born in Westminster St James, Middlesex, England, United Kingdommap
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Husband of — married 5 Jan 1889 in St. George Hanover Square, London, Englandmap
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Died at age 82 in Prescot, Lancashire, England, United Kingdommap
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European Aristocracy
Edward Stanley was a member of the aristocracy in England.

He was the son of Frederick Arthur Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby and Lady Constance Villiers.[1]He was born on the 4th of April 1865.[1]at St. James Westminster, London, England.[2]He married the Lady Alice Maude Olivia Montagu, daughter of Luise Friederike Auguste Gräfin von Alten and William Drogo Montagu, 7th Duke of Manchester on the 5th of January 1889[1]at St. George Hanover Square, London, England.[3]He died on the 4th of February 1948 at the age of 82[1]at Prescot, Lancashire, England.[4]


  • 17th Earl of Derby [E., 1485] on 14 July 1908.[1]
  • 2nd Baron Stanley of Preston, co. Lancaster [U.K., 1886] on 14 July 1908.[1]
  • 11th Baronet Stanley, of Bickerstaffe, co. Lancs [E., 1627] on 14 July 1908.[1]
  • 4th Baron Stanley of Bickerstaffe, co. Lancaster [U.K., 1832] on 14 July 1908.[1]

Member of Parliament

  • M.P.) (Conservative) for West Houghton between 1892 and 1906.[1]


  • Order of the Garter (K.G.) in 1915.[1]
  • Companion, Order of the Bath (C.B.) in 1900.[1]


  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 Mosley, Charles, editor. Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes. Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A.: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 2003. volume 1, page 1105.
  2. "England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2X97-YHS : 1 October 2014), Edward George Villiers Stanley, 1865; from "England & Wales Births, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Birth Registration, St. James Westminster, London, England, citing General Register Office, Southport, England.
  3. "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2D6W-3QR : 13 December 2014), Edward George V Stanley, 1889; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1889, quarter 1, vol. 1A, p. 623, St. George Hanover Square, London, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  4. "England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QVCH-92M8 : 4 September 2014), Edward G V Earl Derby Stanley, 1948; from "England & Wales Deaths, 1837-2006," database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing Death, Prescot, Lancashire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q27Z-SR8Q : 18 August 2016), Edward N Stanley, Sandhurst, Berkshire, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 49, Piece/Folio 1320/28, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,572.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4QT4-G6Z : 15 October 2015), Edward Stanley, Lyndhurst, Hampshire, England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Hampshire county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.
  • "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X9Z6-61R : 28 August 2015), Edward G Villiers Lord Stanley, St Marylebone, London, Middlesex, England; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing St Mary subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

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My daughter's 1st cousin 5 x removes was living with him in 1901

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