LONG, Charles (?1760-1838), of Trinton Hall, Suff.
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Family and Education
b. ?1760, 4th s. of Beeston Long, West Indies merchant, of Carshalton Park, Surr. by Sarah, da and h. of Abraham Cropp of Richmond, Surr. educ. Emmanuel, Camb. 1779; I. Temple 1779. m. 28 May 1793, Amelia, da. of Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Bt., of Wormleybury, Herts., s.p. cr. G.C.B. 20 May 1820; Baron Farnborough 8 July 1826.
Joint sec. to Treasury 1791-1801; P.C. 13 Jan. 1802; ld. of Treasury 1804-6; sec. to ld. lt. [I] 1805-6; joint paymaster gen. 1807-17; sole paymaster gen. 1817-26.
Long was ‘a great favourite of Mr. Pitt’,1 who brought him into Parliament for the Treasury borough of Rye and soon afterwards into office. His parliamentary career lies outside our period. He died 17 Jan. 1838, aged 77.
Ref Volumes: 1754-1790
Author: M. H. Port
- 1. Morning Post, 10 Mar. 1796.