Heneage Finch, 5th Earl of Aylesford

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Heneage Finch, 5th Earl of Aylesford (24 April 1786 – 3 January 1859) was a British peer, the eldest son of Heneage Finch, 4th Earl of Aylesford.

He was styled Lord Guernsey until he succeeded his father in 1812.

Aylesford married in 1821 Augusta Sophia Greville, daughter of George Greville, 2nd Earl of Warwick. His children included Augusta Finch who was born in 1822 and she came a philanthropist and a Countess of Dartmouth.[1]

He was High Steward of Sutton Coldfield from 1835 until his death.


  1. ^ K. D. Reynolds, ‘Legge , Augusta, countess of Dartmouth (1822–1900)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004 accessed 12 March 2017

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Lord George Thynne
Robert Steele
Member of Parliament for Weobly
with Lord George Thynne

Succeeded by
Lord George Thynne
Lord Apsley
Honorary titles
Preceded by
The Lord Middleton
High Steward of Sutton Coldfield
Succeeded by
The Lord Leigh
Peerage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Heneage Finch
Earl of Aylesford
Succeeded by
Heneage Finch