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John Francis Eastwood OBE (13 October 1887 – 30 January 1952), was a Conservative Party politician in the United Kingdom.

Born in Guildford, Surrey, he was elected at the 1931 general election as Member of Parliament (MP) for Kettering in Northamptonshire, defeating the Labour MP Samuel Perry. He held the seat at the 1935 general election, but resigned in 1940 to become a Metropolitan Police magistrate. He died in Chelsea, London aged 64.


He married firstly on 29 April 1912 in Hampstead to Alice Leonora Zacyntha Boyle (23 February 1886 – 23 July 1933), of the family of the earls of Cork & Orrery, and had issue by her. After her death, in 1934 in Surrey, he married her cousin Dorothea Constance Cecil Butler (1912- ), elder daughter of Rupert Beresford Butler and his wife Dorothea Cecil Boyle, also descended from the 7th earl. By his second wife, he had further issue.[1]


  • Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
  • Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs
  1. ^ His son John Hugo Eastwood (b. 10 December 1935) married 15 December 1956 Susan Elizabeth Cator (b. 7 July 1935), and had issue. See Leo van Der Pas. "Descendants of Mary Tudor, Princess of England" (gen 17-1 to 17-79 of 19 generations) Archived 4 April 2008 at the Wayback Machine

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Samuel Perry
Member of Parliament for Kettering
Succeeded by
John Profumo