Greville, Charles, 1762-1832

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Greville, Charles, 1762-1832

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GREVILLE, CHARLES, brother of Henry Francis Greville (qv); b. 2 Nov 1762; adm. 8 Jul 1773; left Whitsun 1775; Ensign, 39th Foot 6 Nov 1778; Lieut., 90th Foot 29 Nov 1779; 48th Foot 10 Jan 1781; Capt., 45th Foot 6 Jan 1783; half-pay 1783-9; Capt., 58th Foot 30 Dec 1795; retd. 1796; travelling in Italy 1792-3; MP Petersfield 12 Jan 1795 – 1796; Under-Secretary, Home Office 14 Mar 1796 – 1 Mar 1798; Comptroller of Cash, Excise Office, from 1799; Naval Officer, Demerara and Essequibo 1798-1827; Secretary, Island of Tobago, West Indies, 1801-27; Receiver-Gen. Taxes, Nottinghamshire; DCL Oxford 4 Jul 1793; father of Charles Greville, the diarist; m. 31 Mar 1792/3 Lady Charlotte Cavendish-Bentinck, eldest dau. of William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck, 3rd Duke of Portland (qv); d. 26 Sep 1832.


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Greville, Henry Francis, 1760-1816 (1760-1816)

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Greville, Henry Francis, 1760-1816

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Greville, Charles, 1762-1832

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Cavendish-Bentinck, William Henry, 1738-1809 (1738-1809)

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Cavendish-Bentinck, William Henry, 1738-1809

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Greville, Charles, 1762-1832

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International Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) 2nd edition



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Users should note that the information recorded here that is not to be found in the first two volumes of the Record of Old Westminsters and its first Supplement has been assembled from various published and manuscript sources by Hugh Edmund Pagan MA FSA, and all new resulting text is his copyright, © 2014.

The Record of Old Westminsters: A biographical list of all those who are known to have been educated at Westminster School from the earliest times to 1927, Volumes 1 & 2, compiled by G. F. Russell Barker and Alan H. Stenning, London, 1928.

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