Walter Chetwynd of Ingestre

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Date:1691

Description:Walter Chetwynd (1633-1691) of Ingestre Hall, was an antiquary and politician. he was Member of Parliament for Stafford 1674-1679 and 1685-1689, and M.P. for Staffordshire 1690-1691. His work as a historian for Staffordshire was very important. He collecting in the 1660s and began writing 'A Short Account of Staffordshire' in 1679, which remained unfinished by the time of his death. Dr. Robert Plot stayed with him and used his collections when compiling his own 'Natural History of Staffordshire'. Chetwynd was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1678.

A line engraving by Robert White, after his own portrait.


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John Chetwynd of Ingestre
John Chetwynd of Ingestre

John Chetwynd (1643-1702) of Rudge Hall was Member of Parliament for Stafford 1689 ...

1740s
Charles, 1st Baron Talbot
Charles, 1st Baron Talbot

Charles Chetwynd Talbot, 1st Baron Talbot of Hensol (1684-1737), Lord High Chancellor ...

1800s
Richard Chetwynd, 5th Viscount Chetwynd
Richard Chetwynd, 5th Viscount Chetwynd

Richard Chetwynd, 5th Viscount Chetwynd of Bearhaven (1757-1821), Colonel of the ...

1830s
John Chetwynd Talbot
John Chetwynd Talbot

John Chetwynd Talbot, QC (1806-1852), Judge, and son of Charles Chetwynd Talbot, ...

1900s
Charles Chetwynd-Talbot, 20th Earl of Shrewsbury
Charles Chetwynd-Talbot, 20th Earl of Shrewsbury

Major Charles Henry John Chetwynd-Talbot, 20th Earl of Shrewsbury, 5th Earl Talbot ...

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