Felix Tollemache

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Felix Thomas Tollemache
Member of the United Kingdom Parliament
for Ilchester
In office
1827–1830
Preceded by Richard Sharp (politician), John Williams (English politician)
Succeeded by Michael Bruce (MP), James Joseph Hope Vere
Personal details
Born 1796
Died 1846
Nationality British
Political party Tory
Spouse(s) Sarah Gray, Frances Julia Peters
Children William James Felix Tollemache, Caroline Tollemache, Granville Gray Tollemache

Felix Thomas Tollemache (1796 – 5 October 1843)[1] was a British gentleman and Tory[2] politician. He was the second son of William Tollemache, Lord Huntingtower and Catherine Gray.

On 1 October 1825, he married Sarah Gray (d. 1831), by whom he had three children:

  • William James Felix Tollemache (12 January 1827 – 3 November 1859)
  • Caroline Tollemache (7 June 1828 – 6 June 1867), married on 15 February 1853, her first cousin, Rev. Ralph Tollemache
  • Granville Gray Tollemache (b. 21 September 1830), died young

At the 1826 general election, he stood in Ilchester, along with his older brother Lionel.[2] Neither brother was elected, but the result was overturned on petition in 1827,[2] and the two served as was returned as Members of Parliament (MPs) for Ilchester until they were defeated[2] at the 1830 general election.[1]

On 27 April 1833, he married again, to Frances Julia Peters, but had no children by her.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "I"
  2. ^ a b c d Stooks Smith, Henry. (1973) [1844-1850]. Craig, F. W. S., ed. The Parliaments of England (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 534. ISBN 0-900178-13-2. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Richard Sharp
John Williams
Member of Parliament for Ilchester
1827 – 1830
With: Lionel Tollemache
Succeeded by
Michael Bruce
James Joseph Hope Vere