John Trollope, 1st Baron Kesteven
|The Right Honourable
The Lord Kesteven
|President of the Poor Law Board|
1 March 1852 – 17 December 1852
|Prime Minister||The Earl of Derby|
|Preceded by||Matthew Talbot Baines|
|Succeeded by||Matthew Talbot Baines|
|Born||5 May 1800|
|Died||17 December 1874 (aged 74)|
|Spouse(s)||Julia Sheffield (d. 1876)|
John Trollope, 1st Baron Kesteven PC (5 May 1800 – 17 December 1874), known as Sir John Trollope, Bt, between 1820 and 1868, was a British Conservative politician. He served as President of the Poor Law Board in the Earl of Derby's short-lived 1852 Conservative administration.
Trollope was the son of Sir John Trollope, 6th Baronet, and Anne, daughter of Henry Thorold. He was the elder brother of General Sir Charles Trollope and the Right Reverend Edward Trollope and the second cousin of the novelist Anthony Trollope. He was educated at Eton and later served with the 10th Hussars, achieving the rank of captain.
He served under the Earl of Derby as President of the Poor Law Board between March and December 1852 and was sworn of the Privy Council in March of the same year. In 1868, he was raised to the peerage as Baron Kesteven, of Casewick in the County of Lincoln.
Lord Kesteven married Julia Maria, daughter of Sir Robert Sheffield, 4th Baronet, in 1847. They had three sons and three daughters. He died in December 1874, aged 74, and was succeeded in the barony by his eldest son, John. Lady Kesteven died in November 1876.
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- Annual register, Volume 67, p189 edited by Edmund Burke
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- leighrayment.com Privy Counsellors 1836-1914
- "No. 23370". The London Gazette. 14 April 1868. p. 2220.
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
|Member of Parliament for South Lincolnshire
Served alongside: Christopher Turnor 1841–1847;
Lord Burgley 1847–1857
Anthony Wilson 1857–1859
George Hussey Packe 1859–1868
George Hussey Packe
Matthew Talbot Baines
|President of the Poor Law Board
Matthew Talbot Baines
|Baronetage of England|
|Peerage of the United Kingdom|
|New creation||Baron Kesteven