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Authorised form of nameChetwynd; Walter (1633 - 1693)
SurnameChetwynd
ForenamesWalter
Dates1633 - 1693
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
01 May 1633
Death:
London (21 March 1693)
Burial:
Ingestre, Staffordshire
ActivityEducation:
Middle Temple (admitted 1651)
Career:
Commissioner for Assessment for Staffordshire (1661-1680), for Warwickshire (1673-1680), and for Staffordshire and Warwickshire (1689-1690); Deputy-Lieutenant of Staffordshire (1662-1687, 1689-death),and for Warwickshire (1686-1687); MP for Stafford (1673-1674, 1678-1679, 1685, 1690-1693); rebuilt the church at Ingestre to a design supplied by Sir Christopher Wren (FRS 1663) (1676); Sheriff of Staffordshire (1684-1685); assisted Robert Plot (FRS 1677) in producing his 'Natural History of Staffordshire'; died of smallpox
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
31/01/1678
Proposers:
Sir Joseph Williamson
RelationshipsSon of Walter Chetwynd of Ingestre and his wife, Frances, daughter of Edward Hesilrige of Arthingworth, Northamptonshire; married Anne, daughter of Sir Edward Bagot, Bart, of Blithfield, Staffordshire
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Hunter; Henning
Royal Society codeNA6095
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/000830Chetwynd, Walternd
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