Samuel Charles Whitbread

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Samuel Charles Whitbread (16 February 1796 – 22 May 1879) was a British Member of Parliament and member of the Whitbread brewing family.[1]

He was the son of Samuel Whitbread. He represented the constituency of Middlesex (1820–1830) and was High Sheriff of Bedfordshire in 1831.

His interests were astronomy and meteorology. He served as president of the Royal Meteorological Society from 1850 to 1853.[2] In June 1854 he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society [3]

Whitbread married the Hon. Julia Trevor (died 1858), daughter of Henry Trevor, 21st Baron Dacre. Their eldest son was Samuel Whitbread. Their daughter Juliana (3 June 1825 – 21 April 1870) married Thomas Coke, 2nd Earl of Leicester.


  1. ^ Bedfordshire County Council - the Whitbread family
  2. ^ "List of Presidents". Royal Meteorological Society. Retrieved 20 December 2010. 
  3. ^ "Library and Archive Catalogue". Retrieved 20 December 2010. 

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
George Byng
William Mellish
Member of Parliament for Middlesex
With: George Byng
Succeeded by
George Byng
Joseph Hume
Honorary titles
Preceded by
John Dawson
High Sheriff of Bedfordshire
Succeeded by
Thomas Potter Macqueen