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Charles Garth, Member of Parliament, Colonial Agent in pre-revolutionary America was born in about 1734, son of John Garth MP, and Rebecca, daughter of John Brompton and granddaughter of Sir Richard Raynsford, Lord chief justice of the Kings bench.
- Crown Agent for South Carolina, Georgia, briefly Maryland circa 1763-1775
- 1764 Succeeded father as MP for Devizes, re-elected 1765, 1768, 1780. His Devizes Home was Brownston House  - a grade 1 listed building.
- Relinquished seat in November 1780 to become HM Commissioner for Exercise.
- Recorder of Devizes
- 1764; married Fanny, daughter of John Cooper of Cumberwell.
- Brother; General Thomas Garth (1744–1829) chief equerry to King George III
- Brother; General George Garth (abt 1735-1819) British General in American Revolutionary War, Colonel of the 17th Regiment of Foot
- Children: Captain Thomas Garth RN,who married Charlotte Maitland, daughter of General Frederick Maitland.
- LB Namier, The English Historical Review, volume 54, 1939.
- The Annual Register, Edmund Burke, 1830
- Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, 1819, page 506
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and William Willy
|Member of Parliament for Devizes
Served alongside: William Willy (1764-1765)
James Sutton (1765-1780)
Sir James Tylney Long, Bt. (1780-1780)
Sir James Tylney Long, Bt.
and Henry Jones