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Obituary.

THE MARQUIS OF NORMANBY.

(PBK PKBSS ASSOCIATION.]

London, April 4. The Marquis of Normanby died at Brighton last evening. [The Most Noble George Augustus Constantino Phipps, Marquis of Normanby, only son of the first Marquis, born July 23,1819, entered the Scots Fusilier Guards in 1838, and was Controller, and subsequently Treasurer, of the Queen's Household from 1853 till 1858, when he

■was appointed Governor of Nova Scotia. As Lord Mulgrave, he was member for Scarborough in the Liberal interest from 1847 till =1851, and from 1852 till 1857. He was sworn a Privy Councillor in 1851,

t and succeeded to his father's title July 28, 1 1863, when he resigned his foreign appointment and returned to England. He • was appointed Captain of the Corps of Gentlemen-at-Arms, Dec. 17, 1869, and held that office till April 8, 1871, when he was nominated Governor of Queensland. He succeeded Sir James Fergusson as Governor of New Zealand in 1874. In December, 1878, he succeeded Sir G. F. Bowen as Governor of Victoria,

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Obituary., Ashburton Guardian, Volume xii, Issue 2394, 7 April 1890

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Obituary. Ashburton Guardian, Volume xii, Issue 2394, 7 April 1890

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