Charles Marsham, 1st Earl of Romney

???? - 1811


Anti-Abolitionist MP and English landowner and absentee slave-owner on St Kitts.

  1. Will of Rt Hon Charles Earl of Romney [made in 1806] proved 17/08/1811. The will was simple, leaving £3000 each to his two unmarried daughters, £100 each to a range of relatives and friends and the residuary estate to his son Charles, then Viscount Marsham.


  1. PROB 11/1525/179.

Further Information


Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1793 [EA] - 1811 [LA] → Tenant-for-life

LBS has assumed the estates were entailed in the marriage settlement of Charles Marsham 1st Earl of Romney

Legacies Summary

Political (1)

election →
Maidstone Kent
1768 - 1774
election →
Kent Kent
1774 - 1790

Relationships (3)

Father → Son
Son → Father
Son → Mother

Addresses (1)

The Mote, Maidstone, Kent, South-east England, England