CHAMPERNOWNE, Arthur (1767-1819), of Dartington Hall, Devon.
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Family and Education
b. 30 Dec. 1767, o.s. of Rev. Richard Harington, rector of Powderham, by 1st w. Jane, da. and h. of Arthur Champernowne of Dartington Hall. m. 11 Sept. 1806, Louisa, da. of John Buller† of Morval, Cornw., 3s. 4da. Took name of Champernowne 7 May 1774; suc. fa. 1812.
Sheriff. Devon 1811-12.
Lt. E. Devon militia 1790, capt. 1792.
Harington’s father was the younger son of Sir James Harington, 6th Bt., of Burton, Oxon. As a boy he took the name of his maternal grandfather on succeeding to his late mother’s inheritance. His marriage paved the way to Parliament a month later: his brother-in-law James Buller II* put him