PHILLIPS, Charles (c.1720-74), of Camelford, Cornw.
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Family and Education
Recorder, Camelford 1761- d.
Phillips succeeded his father about 1747 as Thomas Pitt’s parliamentary manager at Camelford, and gradually secured complete control of the borough in his own interest. In the House he was a regular Government supporter, and in the division lists never appears as one of the Opposition. Apparently he never spoke in the House. He died 16 Oct. 1774.
Ref Volumes: 1754-1790
Author: Sir Lewis Namier
- 1. Gilbert, Parochial Hist. Cornw. i. 130.