Charles Finch (MP)

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Charles Finch (4 June 1752 – 17 December 1819) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1775 to 1780.

Finch was the son of Heneage Finch, 3rd Earl of Aylesford and his wife Lady Charlotte Seymour, daughter of Charles Seymour, 6th Duke of Somerset.[1]

Finch was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Castle Rising, Norfolk from 1775 to 1777. He was then elected as an MP for Maidstone, Kent on 16 May 1777 and held the seat until 8 September 1780.[2]

Finch married Jane Wynne, the daughter of Watkin Wynne of Voelas, Denbighshire on 28 December 1778. Their son was Charles Wynn Griffith-Wynne (4 March 1780 – 22 March 1865).[1]


Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Alexander Wedderburn
Robert Mackreth
Member of Parliament for Castle Rising
With: Robert Mackreth
Succeeded by
John Chetwynd-Talbot
Robert Mackreth
Preceded by
Lord Guernsey
Horatio Mann
Member of Parliament for Maidstone
With: Horatio Mann
Succeeded by
Clement Taylor
Horatio Mann