Charles Duncombe, 1st Baron Feversham
Feversham was appointed High Sheriff of Yorkshire in 1790. He was elected to the House of Commons for Shaftesbury in 1790, a seat he held until 1796, and then represented Aldborough from 1796 to 1806, Heytesbury from 1812 to 1816 and Newport, Isle of Wight from 1818 to 1826. However, he never held ministerial office. On 14 July 1826 he was raised to the peerage as Baron Feversham, of Duncombe Park in the County of York.
Marriage and childrenEdit
- Hon. Frances Duncombe (born 30 May 1803, died 15 June 1881)
- Hon. Louisa Duncombe (born 16 November 1807, died 18 November 1852)
- Charles Duncombe (born c. 1795, died 1819)
- William Duncombe, 2nd Baron Feversham (born 14 January 1798, died 11 February 1867)
- The Reverend and Hon. Henry Duncombe (born 25 August 1800, died 1 October 1832)
- Admiral the Hon. Arthur Duncombe (born 24 March 1806, died 6 February 1889)
- The Very Reverend and Hon. Augustus Duncombe, DD (born 2 November 1814, died 26 January 1880), Dean of York 1858–1880.
- Hon. Octavius Duncombe (born 8 April 1817, died 3 December 1879)
Feversham died in July 1841, aged 76, and was succeeded in the barony by his son William. His younger sons Arthur and Octavius were both Conservative politicians who served in Parliament. Lady Feversham died in 1848.
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