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George Anson Byron
Born 30 June 1818
Died 28 November 1870 (age 52)
Title 8th Baron Byron
Spouse(s) Lucy Elizabeth Jane Wescomb
Children none
Parents Adm. George Anson Byron, Elizabeth Mary Chandos-Pole

Captain George Anson Byron, 8th Baron Byron (30 June 1818 – 28 November 1870) was a British army officer, and the eighth Baron Byron, as son of Admiral George Anson Byron, 7th Baron Byron, who was the cousin of Romantic poet and writer George Gordon Byron, 6th Baron Byron.


Byron was the son of Admiral George Anson Byron and Elizabeth Mary Chandos-Pole. He gained the rank of Captain in 1842 in the service of the 19th Foot. He succeeded to the title of 8th Baron Byron in 1868 upon the death of his father.

Lord Byron died on 28 November 1870, and was succeeded by his nephew, George Frederick William Byron (born 1855).


Lord Byron married Lucy Elizabeth Jane Wescomb, daughter of Reverend William Wescomb and Jane Douglas, in 1843. They had no children.


Peerage of England
Preceded by
George Anson Byron
Baron Byron
Succeeded by
George Byron


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