FINCH, Hon. Charles (1752-1819).

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
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2 Feb. 1775 - May 1777
16 May 1777 - 1780

Family and Education

b. 4 June 1752, 2nd s. of Heneage, 3rd Earl of Aylesford, and bro. of Hon. Edward Finch and Heneage, Lord Guernsey. educ. Westminster; Ch. Ch. Oxf. 1769; L. Inn 1772. m. 28 Dec. 1778, Jane, da. and coh. of Watkin Wynne of Voelas, Denb., 1s.

Offices Held


Charles Finch sat for Castle Rising on the interest of his cousin, Lord Suffolk; and on his brother’s succeeding to the peerage vacated his seat to contest Maidstone. He was a regular Government supporter, voting with them in every division for which a list is available. There is no record of his having spoken in the House. In 1780 he was defeated at Maidstone, and is not known to have stood again.

He died 17 Dec. 1819.

Ref Volumes: 1754-1790

Author: John Brooke