Person    | Male  Born 13/10/1825  Died 22/12/1899

Duke of Westminster, 1st, Hugh Lupus Grosvenor

Son of the 2nd Marquess. Created Duke in 1874, mainly it seems for owning large chunks of London and being the head of the richest family in the UK. Country seat in Cheshire.

From this Calendar we know that in 1882 he was the President of the Metropolitan Drinking Fountain and Cattle Trough Association.

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Duke of Westminster, 1st, Hugh Lupus Grosvenor

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1st Duke of Westminster, friend of the poor

Hugh Lupus, first Duke of Westminster, K.G., lessor to the Improved Industria...

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Duke of Westminster, 1st, Hugh Lupus Grosvenor

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St John the Evangelist garden

St John the Evangelist Westminster This burial ground, having been closed for...

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Temperance Hospital

London Temperance Hospital. This foundation stone of the new wing was laid i...

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