Augusta of Cambridge

Princess Augusta Caroline Charlotte Elizabeth Mary Sophia Louisa of Cambridge

Daughter of Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge (1774-1850) and his wife Auguste, Landgravine of Hesse-Kassel (1797-1889).

Born: Palace of Montbrillant (Schloss Montbrillant), Hanover 19. Jul 1822

Baptised: Palace of Montbrillant 16. Aug 1822


Married: Buckingham Palace, London 28. Jun 1843 Friedrich Wilhelm, Hereditary Prince and later Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1819-1904), her first cousin, son of Georg, Grand Duke of Mecklenburg-Strelitz (1779-1860) and Marie, Princess of Hesse-Kassel (1796-1880)


Died: Neustrelitz, Mecklenburg 5. Dec 1916

Buried: Mirow Palace (Schlossinsel Mirow), Mecklenburg

Detlev Schwennicke "Europäische Stammtafeln. Neue Folgen", Vol. I/1, 1998, Vittorio Klostermann; for christening and godparents see Yvonne’s Royalty Home Page