ERLE DRAX GROSVENOR, Richard Edward (1797-1828), of Charborough Park, nr. Blandford Forum, Dorset.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1790-1820, ed. R. Thorne, 1986
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22 Feb. 1819 - 1826

Family and Education

b. Mar. 1797, o.s. of Richard Erle Drax Grosvenor*. educ. Westminster 1809-10; Christ Church, Oxf. 1815; European tour 1818-19. unm. suc. fa. 1819.

Offices Held


On the death of his father in February 1819, Drax Grosvenor replaced him as Member for New Romney, where he had been returned on the Dering interest as a supporter of government at the 1818 general election. No trace of parliamentary activity has been found before 1820. He died 18 Aug. 1828.1

Ref Volumes: 1790-1820

Author: M. H. Port


  • 1. MI printed in J. Hutchins, Dorset, iii. 507. Gent. Mag. (1828), ii. 283 and Burke LG give 13 Aug. 1828.