Nathaniel Curzon, 2nd Baron Scarsdale

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Nathaniel Curzon, 2nd Baron Scarsdale (27 September 1752 – 1837) was an English Tory politician and peer.

Curzon was the son of Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Lord Scarsdale of Kedleston Hall, and his wife Lady Carolina Colyear, daughter of Charles, Earl of Portmore.[1]

Curzon was elected as Member of Parliament for Derbyshire in 1775 and held the seat until 1784. In 1804 he succeeded his father to the title Lord Scarsdale.

Curzon married, in July 1777 Sophia-Susanna, daughter of Edward, Viscount Wentworth, there were 3 children of the marriage. After her death in 1782 he re-married at Hamburg in 1798 to Felicite Anne Josephe de Wattines and they had another ten children.

His eldest son Nathaniel succeeded to the title and became Lord Scarsdale.


Parliament of England
Preceded by
Lord George Augustus Cavendish
Godfrey Bagnall Clarke
Member of Parliament for Derbyshire
1775 – 1784
With: Lord George Augustus Cavendish 1775–1780,
Lord Richard Cavendish 1780–1781,
Lord George Augustus Cavendish 1781–1784
Succeeded by
Lord George Augustus Cavendish
Edward Miller Mundy
Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Nathaniel Curzon, 1st Baron Scarsdale
Baron Scarsdale
1804 – 1837
Succeeded by
Nathaniel Curzon, 3rd Baron Scarsdale