Family Group Sheet
Family Group Sheet
NameHenry Robert BRAND JP, DL,GCMG 2ND VISCOUNT HAMPDEN, 24TH BARON DACRE
Birth1841
Death1906
EducationRugby
MotherEliza Geogiana ELLICE (1818-1899)
Marriage1868
SpouseSusan Henrietta CAVENDISH
Birth1846
Death1909
Children
Birth1873
Death1948
Birth1880
Death1945
Birth1885
Death1899
Notes for Henry Robert BRAND JP, DL,GCMG 2ND VISCOUNT HAMPDEN, 24TH BARON DACRE
Capt Coldstream Gds, MP (Lib U from 1886) Herts 1868–74 and Stroud July-Dec 1874 (unseated) and 1885–86, Surveyor-Gen Ordnance 1883–85, Govr and C-in-C NSW 1895–99, CA Herts, KGStJ;

From Wikipedia

Henry Robert Brand, 2nd Viscount Hampden, GCMG (2 May 1841 – 2 November 1906) was Governor of New South Wales from 1895 to 1899.

Background

Hampden was the son of Henry Brand, 1st Viscount Hampden. He succeeded his father as second Viscount and twenty-fourth Baron Dacre on 14 March 1892.

Career

Hampden was Member of Parliament (MP) for Hertfordshire 1868-1873 and for Stroud 1880-1886. He arrived in Sydney, Australia on 21 November 1895, and served an uneventful term. He was the second-last Governor of New South Wales before the Federation of Australia. He left Sydney quietly and returned to London, where he died in 1906.
[edit]Family

Lord Hampden married Susan Henrietta Cavendish (1846-1909), daughter of Lord George Cavendish and Louisa Lascelles, on April 14, 1868. They had the following children:


Hampden Bridge in Kangaroo Valley, NSW is named for him.
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