Edward Rose Tunno

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Edward Rose Tunno (1794–1863) was a Member of the Parliament of the United Kingdom for Bossiney, Cornwall, 1826–1832.[1]

He had homes at Llangennech, near Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, Wales, Boverton Castle, Llantwit Major, Glamorganshire, Wales and 19 Upper Brook Street, Middlesex, England.[1] In 1825 he married Caroline Raikes, but they had no children.

His parents were John Tunno (1746-1819), a Scottish-born merchant who had made a fortune in Charleston, South Carolina, and then another in London; and his wife Margaret Rose of Charleston, who married in 1781. Because of his role as executor of his father-in-law's plantation interests in Jamaica, he is listed as a claimant for compensation after the passing of the Slavery Abolition Act 1833.[2]

His coalmine at Llangennech was worked by James Shears from 1824.

He was the uncle of the MP Edward John Sartoris (1814-88), to whom he bequeathed much of his estate.

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