Charles Tudway

1713 - 1770


MP for Wells 1754-1761, inheritor from his cousin Clement Tudway of City of London (q.v.) of the estate then known as Parham Hill on Antigua. Father of Clement Tudway (q.v.) and grandfather of John Paine Tudway (also whom q.v.).

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We are grateful to Sean Creighton for his help with this entry.

Further Information

Hannah Moore

Legacies Summary

Cultural (1)

Portrait by Thomas Gainsborough 1765, now at the Courtauld Gallery, London. 'Charles Tudway (1713-1774) was Member of Parliament for Wells, in Somerset, before retiring in 1761 in favour of his son.... 
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Physical (1)

Town house
The Cedars, Wells [Built] 
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Now part of Wells Cathedral School, built for Charles Tudway c....

Political (1)

West India interest 
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Wells Somerset
1754 - 1761

Relationships (3)

Father → Son
Grandfather → Grandson
Legatee → Testator
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Also described as 'cousins', although whether first cousins is not yet known...

Addresses (1)

Wells, Somerset, South-west England, England