Sir Charles Jenkinson, 10th Baronet

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Sir Charles Jenkinson, 10th Baronet (23 February 1779 – 6 March 1855), known as Charles Jenkinson until 1851, was a British politician.

Background[edit]

Jenkinson was the son of Colonel John Jenkinson, Joint Secretary for Ireland, and grandson of Sir Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Baronet. His mother was Frances Harriet, daughter of Rear-Admiral of the Red John Barker, R.N., 1706-1776, and Ann Russell Charlton. Charles Jenkinson, 1st Earl of Liverpool, was his uncle, and Robert Jenkinson, 2nd Earl of Liverpool, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom in 1812-1827, was his first cousin.

Political career[edit]

Jenkinson was returned to Parliament as one of two representatives for Dover in 1806, a seat he held until 1818. In 1851, at the age of 72, he succeeded his cousin Charles Jenkinson, 3rd Earl of Liverpool, as tenth Baronet, of Walcot and Hawkesbury.

Family[edit]

Jenkinson died without male issue in March 1855, aged 76. He had married Katherine Campbell, a daughter of Walter Campbell of Shawfield; their daughters included:

He was succeeded in the baronetcy by his nephew, George Jenkinson.

References[edit]

Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Trevanion
John Spencer Smith
Member of Parliament for Dover
1806–1818
With: Sir John Jackson, Bt
Succeeded by
Sir John Jackson, Bt
Edward Bootle-Wilbraham
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Charles Cecil Cope Jenkinson
Baronet
(of Walcot and Hawkesbury)
1851–1855
Succeeded by
Charles Samuel Jenkinson