Sarah Fairbrother

Sarah “Louisa” Fairbrother. Known after her marriage first as Mrs. Fairbrother, then as Mrs. FitzGeorge.

Daughter of John Fairbrother, a servant, and Mary Tucker


Born: London 31. Oct 1816

Christened: St. James, Westminster, London 8. Oct 1817

Married: (in contravention of the Royal Marriages Act) St. John’s Church, Clerkenwell, London 8. Jan 1847 Prince George, Duke of Cambridge (1819-1904), son of Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge (1774-1850) and his wife Auguste, Landgravine of Hesse-Kassel (1797-1889).

Illegitimate issue, possibly by Charles Sutton, 2nd Viscount Canterbury (1812-1869):

Illegitimate issue by Thomas Bernard:

Issue of marriage:

Died: 6 Queen Street, Mayfair, London 12. Jan 1890

Buried: Kensal Green Cemetary, London



Source: Anthony J. Camp: “Royal Mistresses and Bastards: Facts and Fiction 1714-1936”, London 2007