Charles William Wentworth, 5th Earl Fitzwilliam
Charles William Wentworth, 5th Earl Fitzwilliam

ANDREW PLIMER (1763-1837)

Charles William Wentworth, 5th Earl Fitzwilliam

c. 1790 United Kingdom

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Andrew Plimer, circa 1790
Charles William Wentworth, 5th Earl Fitzwilliam, wearing a brown coat and white shirt with frilled collar
In the cover of a circular gold-mounted rock crystal box, the interior of the cover with plaited hair

Charles William (1786-1857), son of William, 4th Earl Fitzwilliam and Lady Charlotte Ponsonby, fourth daughter of the 3rd Viscount Molesworth, married in 1806, Mary, fourth daughter of 1st Baron Dundas; succeeded his father 1833; assumed additional name of Wentworth by Royal licence in 1856
He was three times President of the Royal Statistical Society (1838–40, 1847–49 and 1853–5).
Before inheriting the Earldom, he was known by the courtesy title of Viscount Milton. Under that name he was the Whig Member of Parliament from Northamptonshire between 1831 and 1832.
Mrs.Widdell, T.W. Ramsden
Diameter 2.00 inch (5.08 cm)
Stock Code
watercolour on ivory
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