He died, aged 64, at Kensington Crescent, London, on 17 March 1875, and was buried at West Ham.
[Musical World, 1835–58, passim; Musical Recollections of the Last Half-Century, ii. 130, and passim; Chorley's Thirty Years' Musical Recollections; Beale's Light of Other Days, i. 42, ii. 243; private information; authorities cited.]
LUMLEY, GEORGE, fourth Baron Lumley (d. 1508), was son of Thomas, third baron, by Margaret, daughter of Sir James Harrington, and was grand-nephew of Marmaduke Lumley [q. v.], bishop of Carlisle. His great-grandfather, Ralph, first baron, was summoned to parliament in 1385; obtained a license in 1392 to make the manor-house of Lumley into a castle; afterwards joined Thomas Holland, earl of Kent [q. v.], and was killed in battle at Cirencester in 1400 and attainted; his son, John, called second baron Lumley, but never summoned to parliament, recovered his father's lands, and fell fighting in Anjou, 13 April 1421. George's father, Thomas, the third baron, was made governor of Scarborough Castle for life in 1454. He was a Yorkist. The attainder of his grandfather was reversed in his interest, and he was summoned to parliament in 1461. He died in 1485. At the end of 1462 George went with Edward IV against the Scots and Lancastrians in the north of England, and was knighted. On 23 April 1467 he was elected member of parliament for Northumberland. He held the office of sheriff of Northumberland from 1462 till 1464 and from 1468 till 1473. In 1480–1 he was made lord-lieutenant of Northumberland; and taking part in the Scottish expedition under Richard, duke of York, afterwards Richard III, he was made a knight-banneret 22 Aug. 1481. Though a Yorkist by tradition, he submitted to Henry VII, and 25 Sept. 1485 was commissioned to hold himself in readiness with others to resist an expected invasion of the Scots. On 12 May 1486 he had a royal license to enter on the inheritance of his father, without proof of age or livery. He took part in the expedition against the Scots of 1497–8, in which the siege of Norham Castle was raised. When the Princess Margaret was married in 1503 at Richmond to James IV of Scotland, Lumley accompanied her from Darlington to Berwick. He died in 1508, and was buried at Chester-le-Street. Lumley enriched his family by his marriage with Elizabeth, daughter and heiress of Roger Thornton. This Roger Thornton's father, another Roger, is improbably stated to have died in 1429; he was mayor of Newcastle, and was ‘wonderful riche. Sum say by Prices of Sylver owre taken on the se’ (Leland). A dispute arose as to Lady Lumley's inheritance with one Giles Thornton, either an illegitimate son of Roger Thornton the younger, or a son by a second marriage, and the lady's half-brother. Lumley's son, Thomas (who died in his father's lifetime), killed Giles Thornton in a ditch at Windsor Castle, an achievement with which Lumley himself is often wrongly credited. Lumley was succeeded by his grandson, Richard, fifth baron Lumley. The latter, who died 26 May 1510, left two sons, John, called fifth, but really sixth baron Lumley (d. 1544) [q. v.], and Anthony, from whom descended Richard, viscount Lumley of Waterford [see under Lumley, Richard, first Earl of Scarborough].
[Sharpe's Peerage, 5 n. 7; Burke's Extinct Peerage, and Peerage and Baronetage; Surtees's Durham, ii. 156 sq.; Lansdowne MS. 902, f. 419; Journal Brit. Arch. Assoc. xxii. 29 &c.; Leland's Itinerary, vi. 62; Campbell's Materials for a History of Henry VII (Rolls Ser.), i. 63, 432; Three Fifteenth-century Chronicles (Camd. Soc.), p. 157; Metcalfe's Knights; Return of Members of Parliament.]
LUMLEY, HENRY (1660–1722), general and governor of Jersey, born in 1660, was second son of John Lumley, by Mary, daughter of Sir Henry Compton, and brother of Richard Lumley, first earl of Scarborough [q. v.] He obtained a commission in 1685 in the queen's regiment of horse, now the 1st dragoon guards, and served with it throughout the wars of William III and Anne. He is stated to have passed through twenty campaigns, and bore a high reputation for courage. When Sir John Lanier [q. v.], the colonel of the queen's horse, was killed at Steinkirk in 1692, Lumley was made colonel (10 Aug.) in his stead, and on 22 March 1692–3 he was promoted brigadier-general. He was at Neerwinden and Landen in 1693, covering the retreat on 19 July, and saving William III from capture by the enemy. In 1695 he was at the siege of Namur. On 1 Jan. 1695–6 he became major-general. After the peace of Ryswick (1697) he returned to England, and his regiment, though reduced, was one of those which were not disbanded in February 1698–9. Lumley was elected M.P. for Sussex in 1701 and 1702, and for Arundel in 1715. On 27 Feb. 1701–1702 he embarked at Woolwich for the campaign in Flanders, and was promoted lieutenant-general on 11 Feb. 1702–3. He became governor of Jersey in 1703, and in 1710 he was given the office for life, on the recommendation of Marlborough; he never visited the island, but Falle says that he was very