First name(s)
Crichton-Stuart, 2nd Marquess of Bute
Position(s) held at King's College London

Life Governor, 1829-1848

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended
  • Eton College
  • Christ’s College, Cambridge Ref: *1
  • MA (1812) Ref: *1
Professional activities
Landowner and industrialist

Personal details

Date of birth
10 August 1793
Place of birth
Dumfries House, Ayrshire
Date of death
18 March 1848
Place of death
Carfiff Castle
Family details

Eldest son of John Stuart, Viscount Mountstuart (1767–1794), of Mountstuart House, Isle of Bute, and his wife, Elizabeth Penelope (1767–1797). Married to Maria on  29 July 1818 (d. 1841). Re-married in 10 April 1845 to Sophia Frederica Christina (1809–1859) and had a single son. Ref: *1


  1. John Davies, “Stuart, John Crichton-, second marquess of Bute (1793–1848),” Janette Ryan in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, eee ed. H. C. G. Matthew and Brian Harrison (Oxford: OUP, 2004); online ed., ed. David Cannadine, October 2006, [Accessed June 12, 2017].

Portrait: John Crichton-Stuart, 2nd Marquess of Bute, Mezzotint by William Ward, after Sir Henry Raeburn, published 1822, NPG D32470 © National Portrait Gallery, London. Supplied under license, Creative Commons BY ND.

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