Charles Morgan, 1st Baron Tredegar

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Born(1792-04-10)10 April 1792
Died16 April 1875(1875-04-16) (aged 83)
Nationality English
Political party Whig
Children Godfrey Morgan, 1st Viscount Tredegar (son)
Charles Rodney Morgan (son)
Frederick Courtenay Morgan (son)

Charles Morgan Robinson Morgan, 1st Baron Tredegar (10 April 1792 – 16 April 1875) was an English Whig peer and a member of the House of Lords.

He was the son of Lt.-Col. Sir Charles Morgan, 2nd Baronet, and his wife, the former Mary Margaret Stoney, and was educated at Harrow School, Westminster School and Christ Church, Oxford (1811).

He was first elected Member of Parliament (MP) for Brecon in 1812 and was re-elected in 1830 and 1835.

He served in the militia, eventually becoming a commander, and was appointed High Sheriff of Monmouthshire for 1821–22 and High Sheriff of Brecknockshire for 1850–51. He was created Baron Tredegar, of Tredegar in the County of Monmouth on 16 April 1859 [1] [2] and was Lord Lieutenant of Monmouthshire from 1866 until his death.

He died in April 1875. He had married Rosamund, the daughter of Godfrey Basil Mundy, in late 1827 and had five sons and six daughters. He was succeeded by his son Godfrey Morgan, 1st Viscount Tredegar. [2]

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References

  1. "No. 22248". The London Gazette . 12 April 1859. p. 1482.
  2. 1 2 Thomas Nicholas (1872). Annals and Antiquities of the Counties and County Families of Wales: Containing a Record of All Ranks of the Gentry ... with Many Ancient Pedigrees and Memorials of Old and Extinct Families. Longmans, Green, Reader. p. 785.
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir Robert Salusbury
Member of Parliament for Brecon
1812–1818
Succeeded by
George Gould Morgan
Preceded by
George Gould Morgan
Member of Parliament for Brecon
1830–1832
Succeeded by
John Lloyd Vaughan Watkins
Preceded by
John Lloyd Vaughan Watkins
Member of Parliament for Brecon
1835–1847
Succeeded by
John Lloyd Vaughan Watkins
Honorary titles
Preceded by
William Pearce
High Sheriff of Brecknockshire
1850
Succeeded by
Robert Raikes
Preceded by
The Marquess Camden
Lord Lieutenant of Brecknockshire
1866–1875
Succeeded by
Sir Joseph Bailey
Peerage of the United Kingdom
New creation Baron Tredegar
1859–1875
Succeeded by
Godfrey Morgan
Baronetage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Lt.Col Sir Charles Gould Morgan, 2nd Baronet
Baronet
(of Tredegar)
1846–1875
Succeeded by
Godfrey Morgan