Sir Charles Lewis, 1st Baronet

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Sir Charles Edward Lewis, 1st Baronet (25 December 1825 – 10 February 1893) was an English Conservative politician who sat in the House of Commons in two periods between 1872 and 1892.

Lewis was the son of Rev. George William Lewis who was minister of the Chapel of Ease at Ramsgate and his wife Caroline (née Concanen). He became a solicitor in 1847 and retired as a solicitor in 1876.[1]

In 1872 Lewis was elected Member of Parliament for Londonderry. He held the seat until 1886. After the 1886 general election, he was unseated on petition.[2] He was created baronet of Brighton in the County of Sussex on 6 April 1887. Also in 1887 he was elected MP for Antrim North and held the seat until 1892.[3]

Lewis died at the age of 67.

Lewis married Isabella Ellison, daughter of Richard Annesley Ellison, merchant of Bristol, in 1850.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Richard Dowse
Member of Parliament for Londonderry City
Succeeded by
Justin McCarthy