Douglas-Pennant, George Sholto Gordon, 2nd Baron Penrhyn (1836 -1907)
George Douglas-Pennant was Conservative Member of Parliament for Caernarvonshire between 1866 and 1868 and 1874 and 1880, and succeeded his father in the title in 1886. He came prominently before the public in 1897 and subsequent years in connection with the long and bitter strike at his Welsh slate-quarries. Lord Penrhyn married, firstly, Pamela Blanche, daughter of Sir Charles Rushout, 2nd Baronet, in 1860. They had one son and six daughters. After his wife’s death in 1869 he married, secondly, Gertryde Jessy, daughter of Reverend Henry Glynne, in 1875. They had two sons and six daughters. Lord Penrhyn died in March 1907, aged 70, and was succeeded in the title by his eldest son, Edward. Lady Penrhyn died in 1940.