CADOGAN, Hon. Charles Sloane (1728-1807), of Caversham, Oxon.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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31 Jan. 1749 - 1754
13 Jan. 1755 - 24 Sept. 1776

Family and Education

b. 29 Sept. 1728, o.s. of Charles Cadogan, 2nd Baron Cadogan. educ. Magdalen, Oxf. 1746. m. (1) 30 May 1747, Frances (d. 25 May 1768), da. of Henry Bromley, 1st Baron Montfort, 6s.; (2) 10 May 1777, Mary (div. 1796), da. of Charles Churchill, 3s. 3da. suc. fa. as 3rd Baron 24 Sept. 1776; inherited Stanley’s half of the Sloane estate, Chelsea 1780 under will of Hans Stanley; cr. Earl Cadogan 27 Dec. 1800.

Offices Held

Keeper of privy purse, and later treasurer, to Prince Edward (subsequently Duke of York) 1756-67; surveyor of the King’s gardens 1764-9; master of the mint 1769-84; clerk of the venison warrens 1769-78; Sloane trustee of the British Museum 1779-d.


Cadogan was returned on the interest of his father-in-law, Lord Montfort, for Cambridge, which he represented, with one brief interval, when he made way for his brother-in-law, till he succeeded to the peerage. He consistently supported the Governments of the day, except during the first Rockingham Administration. He died 3 Apr. 1807.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Romney R. Sedgwick