POWELL, Sir Christopher, 4th Bt. (?1690-1742), of Wierton House, in Boughton Monchelsea, Kent.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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19 Feb. 1735 - 1741

Family and Education

b. ?1690, 2nd s. of Barnham Powell by Elizabeth, da. of James Clitherow of Boston, Mdx.; gd.-s. of Sir Nathaniel Powell, 2nd Bt., of Wierton. educ. Queen’s, Oxf. 15 July 1709, aged 19. m. 1728, Frances Newington, s.p. suc. bro. as 4th Bt. 1708.

Offices Held


Returned unopposed as a Whig in succession to Lord Vane, Powell voted with the Opposition. He did not stand in 1741, dying 5 July 1742.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: A. N. Newman