Charles Trefusis, 19th Baron Clinton
Charles Rudolph Trefusis, 19th Baron Clinton (9 November 1791 – 10 April 1866), styled The Honourable Charles Trefusis between 1794 and 1832, was a British peer and Tory politician.
Background and education
Clinton was elected Member of Parliament for Callington in 1813, a seat he held until 1818. Between 1819 and 1833 he was a Commissioner of Excise. In 1832 he succeeded his elder brother in the barony and entered the House of Lords.
Marriage & progeny
- Charles Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis, 20th Baron Clinton, his eldest son and heir.
- Mark George Kerr Trefusis (1836–1907), his second son, who in 1852 adopted by royal licence the surname and arms of Rolle following his inheritance of a life-interest in the estate of his maternal uncle John Rolle, 1st Baron Rolle (1756–1842), which made him the largest land-owner in Devon. The Rolle estate descended from him to his nephew Charles John Robert Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis, 21st Baron Clinton (1863–1957).
He died in April 1866, aged 74, and was succeeded in the barony by his eldest son Charles Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis, 20th Baron Clinton.
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
William Stephen Poyntz
Sir John Rogers, Bt
|Member of Parliament for Callington
With: William Stephen Poyntz
Hon. Edward Pyndar Lygon
Sir Christopher Robinson
|Peerage of England|