George Montagu, 6th Earl of Sandwich

George John Montagu, 6th Earl of Sandwich (4 February 1773 – 21 May 1818) was the son of John Montagu, 5th Earl of Sandwich and Lady Mary Henrietta Powlett. He was styled Viscount Hinchingbrooke from 1790 until in 1814 when, his elder half-brother having died, he inherited the earldom from his father, together with the Hinchingbrooke estate in Huntingdonshire. He was educated at Eton College (1780-90) and Trinity College, Cambridge (1790-92).[1]

Coat of arms of the Earls of Sandwich
Hinchingbrooke House, Huntingdon

He was MP for Huntingdonshire from 1794 to 1814.[1]

He married in 1804 Lady Louisa Mary Ann Julia Harriet Lowry-Corry, daughter of Armar Lowry-Corry, 1st Earl Belmore and Lady Harriet Hobart. Together they had two daughters and one son, John William, who would succeed his father in the earldom:

He died in Rome in 1818.


  1. ^ a b "MONTAGU, George John, Visct. Hinchingbrooke (1773-1818)". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 20 May 2016.

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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Huntingdonshire
With: The Earl Ludlow 1794–1796
Lord Frederick Montagu 1796–1801
Succeeded by
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Member of Parliament for Huntingdonshire
With: Lord Frederick Montagu 1801–1806
Lord Proby 1806–1807
William Henry Fellowes 1807–1814
Succeeded by
Peerage of England
Preceded by Earl of Sandwich
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