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Before 1840 . George Hayter 1792-1871 (47) . Portrait of John Russell 1st Earl Russell 1792-1878 (47) and Henry Vassall-Fox 3rd Baron Holland 1773-1840 (66) .

Before 1840 . George Hayter 1792-1871 (47) . Portrait of John Russell 1st Earl Russell 1792-1878 (47) and Henry Vassall-Fox 3rd Baron Holland 1773-1840 (66) .

In 1840 Henry Fane 1778-1840 (62) died

In 1840 Edward Frederick Leveson-Gower 1819-1907 (20) graduated as Bachelor of Arts at Christ Church College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire

In 1840 George Grey 7th Earl Stamford, 3rd Earl Warrington 1827-1883 (12) educated Eton College

In 1840 Victoria Alexandrina Fitzalan 1840-1870 was born to Henry Granville Fitzalan 14th Duke Norfolk 1815-1860 (25) and Augusta Mary Minna Catherine Lyons Duchess Norfolk .

In 1840 Mary Charlotte Howard 1840- was born to Charles Howard 17th Earl Suffolk, 10th Earl Berkshire 1805-1876 (34) and Isabella Catherine Mary Howard-Molyneux-Howard Countess Suffolk, Countess Berkshire 1806-1891 (33)

In 1840 Blanche Eliza Howard 1834-1840 (5) died .

In 1840 Alice Barbara Maria Ponsonby 1840-1846 was born to Charles Frederick Ashley Cooper Ponsonby 2nd Baron Mauley 1815-1896 (24) and Maria Jane Elizabeth Ponsonby Baroness Mauley 1819-1897 (20) .

In 1840 Constance Villiers Countess Derby 1840-1922 was born to George William Villiers 4th Earl Clarendon 1800-1870 (39) and Katherine Grimston Countess Clarendon 1810-1874 (29)

In 1840 George John Frederick Sackville 1814-1850 (25) was elected as MP Lewes .

In 1840 Mary Charlotte Butler -1840 died .

In 1840 Frances Caroline Bagot 1819-1840 (21) died .

In 1840 Richard Bagot 1821-1840 (19) died .

In 1840 Lucy Bridgeman 1792-1840 (48) died .

In 1840 Adine Eliza Anne Cowper 1840-1868 was born to George Augustus Frederick Cowper 6th Earl Cowper 1806-1856 (33) and Ann Florence Robinson 6th Countess Cowper

In 1840 George Hay Dawkins-Pennant 1764-1840 (76) died

In 1840 Mary Douglas 1836-1840 (3) died

In 1840 Charles John Oswald Fitzgerald 1840-1912 was born

In 1840 Augustus Frederick Guest 1840-1862 was born to John Josiah Guest 1785-1852 (54) and Charlotte Elizabeth Bertie 1812-1895 (27)

In 1840 Katherine Elizabeth Hamilton Countess Mount Edgcumbe 1840-1874 was born to James Hamilton 1st Duke Abercorn 1811-1885 (28) and Louisa Jane Russell Duchess Abercorn 1812-1905 (27)

In 1840 Henry Labouchere 1st Baron Taunton 1798-1869 (41) and Frances Baring 1813-1850 (27) were married .

In 1840 Florence Louisa Miles 1840-1862 was born to William Miles 1797-1878 (42)

In 1840 Theresa Parker 1775-1840 (65) died

In 1840 Meriel Sarah Lyttelton 1840-1925 was born to George William Lyttelton 4th Baron Lyttelton 1817-1876 (22) and Mary Glynne .

In 1840 George Pocock 1st Baronet Pocock of Hart and Twickenham 1765-1840 (75) died

In 1840 Robert John Carrington 2nd Baron Carrington 1796-1868 (43) and Charlotte Augusta Annabella Drummond-Willoughby Baroness Carrington 1815-1879 (25) were married . Charlotte Augusta Annabella Drummond-Willoughby Baroness Carrington 1815-1879 (25) by marriage Baroness Carrington of Upton .

In 1840 Henry Byng 4th Earl Strafford 1831-1899 (8) was appointed as Page of Honour: Queen Victoria

In 1840 Emily Charlotte Wood 1840-1904 was born to Charles Wood 1st Viscount Halifax 1800-1885 (39) and Mary Grey Viscountess Halifax 1807-

After 1840 . Monument to George Errington in St Oswalds Church. Sculpted by Richard "The Younger" Westmacott 1799-1892 (41) . St Oswalds Church, Ashbourne, Derbyshire .

Jan 1840

06 Jan 1840

On 06 Jan 1840 Watkin Williams-Wynn 1772-1840 (67) died

10 Jan 1840

On 10 Jan 1840 Godwin Philipps 10th Baronet Philips 1840-1857 was born to William Philipps 9th Baronet Philips 1794-1850 (45) .

23 Jan 1840

On 23 Jan 1840 Mary Obrien 1759-1840 (81) died .

Feb 1840

05 Feb 1840

On 05 Feb 1840 Mary Bermingham -1840 died .

10 Feb 1840

Wedding of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert

On 10 Feb 1840 Prince Albert Saxe-Coburg-Gotha 1819-1861 (20) and Victoria Hanover Queen United Kingdom 1819-1901 (20) were married (he was her first-cousin) at Chapel Royal, St James' Palace, St James', Westminster .

Mar 1840

14 Mar 1840

On 14 Mar 1840 John Parker 1st Earl Morley 1772-1840 (67) died

31 Mar 1840

On 31 Mar 1840 John Cole 2nd Earl Enniskillen 1768-1840 (72) died . His son William Willoughby Cole 3rd Earl Enniskillen 1807-1886 (33) succeeded as 3rd Earl Enniskillen , 2nd Baron Grinstead of Grinstead in Wiltshire

Before 1839 . Charles Turner 1774-1857 (64) . Portrait of John Cole 2nd Earl Enniskillen 1768-1840 (70) .

Around 1830 . Charles Turner 1774-1857 (55) . Portrait of William Willoughby Cole 3rd Earl Enniskillen 1807-1886 (22) .

Apr 1840

15 Apr 1840

On 15 Apr 1840 William Amelius Aubrey Beauclerk 10th Duke St Albans 1840-1898 was born to William Beauclerk 9th Duke St Albans 1801-1849 (39) and Elizabeth Catherine Gubbins Duchess St Albans 1818-1893 (22)

21 Apr 1840

On 21 Apr 1840 Alfred Wodehouse 1814-1848 (25) and Emma Hamilton Macdonald Macdonald were married .

23 Apr 1840

On 23 Apr 1840 William Charles Evans 8th Baron Carbery 1812-1894 (28) and Sophia Sherard 1795-1851 (44) were married .

Jun 1840

02 Jun 1840

On 02 Jun 1840 Archibald William Douglas 8th Marquess Queensberry 1818-1858 (22) and Caroline Margaret Clayton Marchioness Queensbury -1904 were married at Gretna Green, Dumfrieshire

On 02 Jun 1840 Henry John Spencer-Churchill 1797-1840 (43) died

07 Jun 1840

On 07 Jun 1840 Frederick William II King Prussia 1770-1840 (69) died . His son Frederick William IV King Prussia 1795-1861 (44) succeeded as IV King Prussia .

20 Jun 1840

On 20 Jun 1840 Gerald Edmund Boyle 1840-1927 was born to John Boyle 1803-1874 (37) and Cecilia Fitzgerald-De-Ros -1869

On 20 Jun 1840 Blanche Caroline Pitt-Rivers 1840-1914 was born to George Pitt-Rivers 4th Baron Rivers 1810-1866 (29) and Susan Georgiana Leveson-Gower Baroness Rivers 1810-1866

21 Jun 1840

On 21 Jun 1840 Frederick Charles Howard 1840-1893 was born to Henry Howard 2nd Earl Effingham 1806-1889 (33) and Eliza Drummond Baroness Howard (29) .

22 Jun 1840

On 22 Jun 1840 Thomas Reynolds-Moreton 1st Earl Ducie 1776-1840 (63) died .

23 Jun 1840

On 23 Jun 1840 Arthur Pelham-Clinton 1840-1870 was born to Henry Pelham-Clinton 5th Duke Newcastle-under-Lyne 1811-1864 (29) and Susan Harriet Catherine Hamilton Duchess Newcastle-under-Lyne 1814-1889 (26) .

Before 05 Oct 1878 Francis Grant 1803-1878 (75) . Portrait of Susan Harriet Catherine Hamilton Duchess Newcastle-under-Lyne 1814-1889 (64) .

Aug 1840

18 Aug 1840

On 18 Aug 1840 Henry Thomas Petty-Fitzmaurice 4th Marquess Lansdowne 1816-1866 (24) and Georgiana Herbert Marchioness Lansdowne 1817-1841 (23) were married .

20 Aug 1840

On 20 Aug 1840 William Otter Bishop Chichester 1768-1840 (71) died

Sep 1840

09 Sep 1840

On 09 Sep 1840 Mark Robert Kerr 1776-1840 (63) died

10 Sep 1840

22 Sep 1840

On 22 Sep 1840 Louisa Tollemache Countess Dysart 1745-1840 (95) died without issue. Her grandson Her grandson Lionel Tollemache 8th Earl Dysart 1794-1878 (45) succeeded as 8th Earl Dysart

In 1805 John Hoppner 1758-1810 (46) . Portrait of Louisa Tollemache Countess Dysart 1745-1840 (59) . Full-length portrait of a young woman, turned slightly to the right, gazing to the right, her left elbow on a stone base of a column, and her cheek resting on her left hand, light-brown hair dressed high, and wearing a loose fitting white gown with a gold silk sash worn around her waist and down her right side and held in her right hand, a tassled red curtain hangs from the column on the right and there is a distant view of trees and sky to the left.The original, painted in 1779, is at Kenwood House, London.

Oct 1840

On Oct 1840 Daniel Finch 1757-1840 (83) died .

22 Oct 1840

On 22 Oct 1840 Henry Vassall-Fox 3rd Baron Holland 1773-1840 (66) died .

Before 1840 . George Hayter 1792-1871 (47) . Portrait of John Russell 1st Earl Russell 1792-1878 (47) and Henry Vassall-Fox 3rd Baron Holland 1773-1840 (66) .

28 Oct 1840

On 28 Oct 1840 Elizabeth Louisa Douglas 1803-1840 (37) died

30 Oct 1840

On 30 Oct 1840 Charles Elphinstone 14th Lord Elphinstone 1774-1840 (66) died . His half first-cousin once-removed William Buller-Fullerton-Elphinstone 15th Lord Elphinstone 1828-1893 (11) succeeded as 15th Lord Elphinstone . Constance Euphemia Woronzow Murray Lady Elphinstone 1838-1922 (1) by marriage Lord Elphinstone .

On 30 Oct 1840 Jacob Pleydell-Bouverie 4th Earl Radnor 1815-1889 (25) and Mary Augusta Frederica Grimston Countess Radnor 1821-1879 (19) were married .

Nov 1840

01 Nov 1840

On 01 Nov 1840 Arthur Guiness 1840-1915 was born to Benjamin Lee Guiness 1st Baronet Guiness 1798-1868 (42) and Elizabeth Guiness 1813-1865 (26) at St Anne's, Raheny, Dublin, County Dublin

21 Nov 1840

On 21 Nov 1840 Victoria Saxe-Coburg-Gotha 1840-1901 was born to Prince Albert Saxe-Coburg-Gotha 1819-1861 (21) and Victoria Hanover Queen United Kingdom 1819-1901 (21) .

Dec 1840

20 Dec 1840

On 20 Dec 1840 Adelbert John Robert Anson 1840-1909 was born to Thomas William Anson 1st Earl Lichfield 1795-1854 (45) and Louisa Barbara Catherine Phillips Countess Lichfield 1800-1879 (40) .

1832 . George Hayter 1792-1871 (39) . Portrait of Louisa Barbara Catherine Phillips Countess Lichfield 1800-1879 (32) with two of her children Thomas George Anson 2nd Earl Lichfield 1825-1892 (6) and Harriet Frances Maria Anson 1827-1898 (4) .

31 Dec 1840

On 31 Dec 1840 Thomas John Wynn 1840-1878 was born to Spencer Bulkeley Wynn 3rd Baron Newborough 1803-1888 (37) and Frances Maria De Winton Baroness Newborough .