Person Male Born 22/1/1788 Died 18/4/1824
Born Holles Street, baptised at St Marylebone church in the same year. Spent the first 10 years of his life in Aberdeen with his mother. On the death of a great-uncle in 1798 he succeeded to the title Baron Byron of Rochdale. For a poem he wrote to his friend, see Tom Moore. Famously described as "mad, bad and dangerous to know" by Lady Caroline Lamb who did not survive her affair with him well. Died in Missolonghi Greece having gone there to fight but died of illness before seeing any action. A brief marriage to Anne Isabella Milbanke produced Ada Lovelace. Byron also features on BrusselsRemembers.
Another daughter, Allegra, died aged 5 and Byron had her buried at his old school, Harrow. For information about Allegra's mother see the plaque to Mary and Percy Shelley.