Augusta Crichton-Stuart

Augusta Crichton-Stuart, Marchioness of Bute

Augusta Mary Monica Crichton-Stuart, Marchioness of Bute, DBE (19 August 1880 - 16 May 1947) was a daughter of Sir Alan Henry Bellingham, 4th Baronet and Lady Constance Julia Eleanor Georgiana Noel, daughter of the 2nd Earl of Gainsborough .


She married John Crichton-Stuart, 4th Marquess of the County of Bute, son of John Patrick Crichton-Stuart, 3rd Marquess of the County of Bute and Hon. Gwendolen Mary Anne Fitzalan-Howard, on 6 July 1905 in Castle Bellingham, Kilsaran, County Louth, Ireland. Both her father and her father-in-law were noted converts to Roman Catholicism.

After her marriage Augusta Bellingham was styled as Marchioness of Bute and her married name became Crichton-Stuart. She and her husband had seven children.



She was invested as a Dame Commander, Order of the British Empire (DBE) in 1918. She was also invested as a Dame of Grace, Order of St. John of Jerusalem, and decorated with the Médaille de la Reine Elisabeth of Belgium.

She died in 1947, aged 66.

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