Henry Scudamore-Stanhope, 9th Earl of Chesterfield

IntroEnglish noble
Was Noble 
From United Kingdom 
Type Royals 
Birth 8 April 1821 
Death 21 January 1887 

(aged 65 years)

Henry Edwyn Chandos Scudamore-Stanhope, 9th Earl of Chesterfield, Bt DL JP (8 April 1821 – 21 January 1887)
He was the first son of four of Sir Edwyn Francis Scudamore-Stanhope, 2nd Baronet.
He married Dorothea Hay, daughter of Sir Adam Hay, 7th Baronet Hay of Smithfield, on 6 August 1851 at St. Johns church, Edinburgh, Scotland. Together they had 6 sons including Edwyn Francis Scudamore-Stanhope, 10th Earl of Chesterfield and Henry Athole Scudamore-Stanhope, 11th Earl of Chesterfield.
In 1883, he succeeded his fourth cousin, once removed George Philip Stanhope, 8th Earl of Chesterfield as 9th Earl.
He died 21 January 1887 at the Victoria Hotel, St Leonards on Sea.
He was succeeded by his first son, Edwyn Francis Scudamore-Stanhope, 10th Earl of Chesterfield.

Styles of address

  • 1821-1874: Mr Henry Edwyn Chandos Scudamore-Stanhope
  • 1874-1883: Sir Henry Edwyn Chandos Scudamore-Stanhope Bt
  • 1883-1887: The Right Honourable The Earl of Chesterfield Bt