Charles Robert Colvile

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Charles Robert Colvile (30 March 1815 – 8 March 1886) was an English Peelite and Liberal politician who represented the constituency of South Derbyshire.

Colvile was the son of Sir Charles Colvile and his wife Harriet Anne Bonell.

Colvile became MP for Derbyshire South in 1841, supporting Sir Robert Peel and held the seat until 1859. He regained it as a Liberal in 1865 and held it until 1868. He lived at Lullington Hall and was High Sheriff of Derbyshire in 1875.[1]

Colvile married Katherine Sarah Georgina Russell, daughter of John Russell and Sophia Coussmaker. Their son Sir Henry Colvile became a Major-General in the 2nd Boer War fighting at the Battle of Modder River.

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  1. ^ The London Gazette: no. 24177. p. 449. 4 February 1875. Retrieved 2008-04-28.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir George Harpur Crewe
Francis Hurt
Member of Parliament for South Derbyshire
1841–1859
With: Edward Miller Mundy 1841–1849
William Mundy 1849–1857
Thomas William Evans 1857–1859
Succeeded by
Thomas William Evans
William Mundy
Preceded by
Thomas William Evans
William Mundy
Member of Parliament for South Derbyshire
1865–1868
With: Thomas William Evans
Succeeded by
Rowland Smith
Sir Thomas Gresley
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Godfrey Franceys Meynell
High Sheriff of Derbyshire
1875–1876
Succeeded by
Nathaniel Charles Curzon