Frederick Tollemache

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Statue of Frederick Tollemache on St. Peter's Hill, Grantham, erected in 1891

Frederick James Tollemache (16 April 1804 – 2 July 1888, Ham House) was a British gentleman and politician. He was the fifth son of William Tollemache, Lord Huntingtower and Catherine Gray.

Through the interest of his father, he was several times Member of Parliament for Grantham from 1826 to 1874.

On 26 August 1831, he married Sarah-Maria Bomford (d. 1835), by whom he had one daughter:

  • Louisa Maria Tollemache (27 August 1832 – 16 May 1863), died unmarried

On 4 September 1847, he married Isabella Anne Forbes (d. 1850), by whom he had one daughter:

He was a director of the New Zealand Company, and Manners Street, in Wellington, New Zealand is named for him. (His family did not adopt the surname of Tollemache until 1821).

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Edward Cust
Sir Montague Cholmeley, 1st Bt
Member of Parliament for Grantham
18261830
With: Montague Cholmeley
Succeeded by
Montague Cholmeley
Glynne Earle Welby
Preceded by
Glynne Earle Welby
Algernon Gray Tollemache
Member of Parliament for Grantham
18371852
With: Glynne Earle Welby
Succeeded by
Glynne Earle Welby
Lord Montagu William Graham
Preceded by
Sir Glynne Earle Welby, Bt
Lord Montagu William Graham
Member of Parliament for Grantham
18571865
With: William Earle Welby-Gregory
Succeeded by
William Earle Welby-Gregory
John Henry Thorold
Preceded by
Sir John Thorold, Bt
Edmund Turnor
Member of Parliament for Grantham
18681874
With: Sir Hugh Cholmeley, Bt
Succeeded by
Sir Hugh Cholmeley, Bt
Henry Francis Cockayne Cust