- George Gordon, 9th Marquess of Huntly
George Gordon, 9th Marquess of Huntly KT (
28 June 1761– 17 June 1853), styled Lord Strathavon until 1795 and the Earl of Aboyne from 1795 to 1836, was a Scottish peer.
Huntly was the son of
Charles Gordon, 4th Earl of Aboyne.
4 April 1791, he married Catherine Cope and they had nine children:
Charles Gordon, 10th Marquess of Huntly(1792–1863)
*Catherine Susan Gordon (1792–1866)
*Reverend Lord George Gordon (1794–1862)
*Admiral Lord John Frederick Gordon (1799–1878)
*Major Lord Henry Gordon (1802–1865)
*Cecil James Gordon (1806–1878)
*Lady Mary Gordon (d. 1825)
*Lt.-Col. Francis Arthur Gordon (1808–1857)
After succeeding to the title of
Earl of Aboynein 1794 after the death of his father, he also succeeded to the title of Marquess of Huntlyafter his distant cousin, the 5th Duke of Gordon died in 1836.
Orton Hall Hotel was the seat of the Marquess of Huntly.
Huntly was a keen
cricketer who made 4 known appearances in major cricketmatches from 1785 to 1792 (he was styled Lord Strathavon on the scorecards).
He was a member of the
White Conduit Cluband an early member of Marylebone Cricket Club(MCC), but he was mainly associated with Surrey Arthur Haygarth, "Scores & Biographies", Volume 1 (1744-1826), Lillywhite, 1862] .
* [http://www.cricketarchive.com/Archive/Players/79/79383/79383.html CricketArchive record]
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