Humphrey Sturt, 2nd Baron Alington

"East Dorsetshire". Caricature by Spy published in Vanity Fair in 1892.

Humphrey Napier Sturt, 2nd Baron Alington, KCVO (20 August 1859 – 30 July 1919) was a British peer, the son of Henry Gerard Sturt, 1st Baron Alington of Crichel. He succeeded to the Barony on 17 February 1904.[1][2]


He married Lady Feodorowna Yorke, daughter of Charles Philip Yorke, 5th Earl of Hardwicke, on 25 June 1883. In 1897, she was one of the guests at the Duchess of Devonshire’s Diamond Jubilee Costume Ball.[3]

They had five children.


  2. General and heraldic dictionary of the peerage and baronetage of the British empire. Burke's Peerage Limited. 1914.
  3. Walker, Dave. "Costume Ball 4: Ladies only". Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
George Hawkesworth Bond
Member of Parliament for East Dorset
Succeeded by
Charles Henry Lyell
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Henry Sturt
Baron Alington
Succeeded by
Napier Sturt

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