William, 1st Earl of Lonsdale

William, 1st Earl of Lonsdale

William Lowther, first Earl of LonsdaleSir William Lowther KG, 2nd Baronet of Swillington, 2nd Viscount Lowther

Earl from: 1807–1844  (in the reign of George III, George IV, William IV, Victoria)

Lived from: 1757–1844
MP (1780–1802)
Lord Lieutenant, Cumberland and Westmorland, 1802–1844
and coal magnate who built Lowther Castle

Married:  Lady Augusta Fane

Children:
• William
• Henry Cecil
• Elizabeth
• Mary
• Anne
• Grace

Succeeded by his son William