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New York Obituaries - 1864 - Duke of Cleveland
The Duke of Cleveland died at Raby Castle Monday, Jan 18. His grace was found dead in his
chair. The late Duke was born in London in 1788, and was married in 1809 to the daughter of the fourth
Earl Poulett. She died in 1859. The Duke succeeded to the title on the death of his father in 1842. As Earl
of Darlington he sat for the county of Durham from 1812 to 1818. From 1818 to 1826 he was a member for
Tregony; from 1826 to 1830 he sat for Totnes. In 1830 he was elected for Saltash, and the same year
changed to South Salop, which he represented until he became Duke of Cleveland. His brother, Lord
William John Frederick Poulett, succeeds to the title.
Source: NY Times, Saturday, Feb 6, 1864
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