Cecilia Nina Cavendish-Bentinck

Female11 September 1862–23 June 1938

Brief Life History of Cecilia Nina

When Cecilia Nina Cavendish-Bentinck was born on 11 September 1862, in Belgrave, London, England, United Kingdom, her father, Lord Charles William Frederick Cavendish-Bentinck, was 44 and her mother, Caroline Louisa Burnaby, was 29. She married Claude George Bowes-Lyon 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne on 16 July 1881, in Petersham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in St George Hanover Square, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1881 and St Paul's Walden, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She died on 23 June 1938, in London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 75, and was buried in Angus, Scotland, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Claude George Bowes-Lyon 14th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne
Cecilia Nina Cavendish-Bentinck
Marriage: 16 July 1881
Hon Violet Hyacinth Bowes-Lyon
Lady Mary Frances Bowes-Lyon
Hon Patrick Bowes-Lyon 15th Earl of Strathmore and Kingshorne
Hon. John Herbert “Jock” Bowes-Lyon Lord Glamis
Hon. Alexander Francis Bowes-Lyon
Capt. Hon. Fergus Bowes-Lyon
Lady Rose Constance Bowes-Lyon , Countess Granville
Captain Hon. Michael Claude Hamilton Bowes-Lyon
Queen Mother Elizabeth Angela Marguerite Bowes-Lyon
Sir David Bowes-Lyon

Sources (50)

  • Cecilia Glamis in household of Claude Glamis, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Ceilia Nina in entry for Michael Claude Hamilton Lyon, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Cecilia Nina Cavendish Bentinck, "England Marriages, 1538–1973 "

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 July 1881Petersham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (10)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1868 · Abolition of Public Hangings at Newgate

    Age 6

    On May 26, 1868 the Capital Punishment Act was put into action. This made it so that public hangings no longer existed at Newgate in London.

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 18

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 22

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    From the Latin name Caecilia, feminine form of Caecilius ( see Cecil ). This was a good deal more common than the masculine form, largely due to the fame of the 2nd- or 3rd-century virgin martyr whose name is still mentioned daily in the Roman Catholic Canon of the Mass. She is regarded as the patron saint of music and has inspired works such as Purcell's ‘Ode on St Cecilia's Day’, although the reasons for this association are not clear.

    Dictionary of First Names © Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges 1990, 2003, 2006.

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