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John Bonham Carter

Also Known As: "John Bonham-Carter"
Birthdate:
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
Death: February 17, 1838 (49)
Hampshire, England
Place of Burial: Buriton. Of Ditcham Grove, aged 49 years.
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir John Carter, Knt. of Portsmouth and Dorothy Carter
Husband of Joanna Maria Smith
Father of John Bonham Carter; Thomas Bonham Carter; Joanna Hilary Bonham Carter; Frances Maria Bonham Carter; Alfred Bonham Carter and 5 others
Brother of Anne Carter; Susanna Carter; John Carter; Dorothy Carter; Mary Carter and 1 other

Occupation: Barrister and Member of Parliament for Portsmouth.
Managed by: Lee Justin Stoneman
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About John Bonham Carter

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia For his son John Bonham-Carter (1817-1884), MP for Winchester, see John Bonham-Carter (1817–1884).

John Bonham-Carter DL JP (1788–1838) was a British politician and barrister.

The son of Sir John Carter (before December 20, 1741 – May 18, 1808, Mayor of Portsmouth, and son of John Carter, who was a merchant), he changed his name to Bonham-Carter in 1827[1] to inherit his cousin's estates.[2] Bonham-Carter was a Justice of Peace and Deputy Lieutenant. He was High Sheriff of Hampshire in 1829 and Whig Member of Parliament (MP) for Portsmouth from 1816 to 1838.

On 25 December 1816, he married Joanna Maria Smith, daughter of William Smith. They had several children and founded a dynasty still alive in Britain, see Bonham Carter family. See also

   Baroness Asquith of Yarnbury (life peer)
   Baron Bonham-Carter of Yarnbury (life peer)

References

   "thePeerage". Retrieved 2007-01-22.

The London Gazette: no. 18345. p. 666. 20 March 1827.

   The Bonham Carter family, Buriton Heritage Bank

External links

   Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by John Bonham-Carter

Parliament of the United Kingdom Preceded by Sir Thomas Miller John Markham Member of Parliament for Portsmouth 1816–1838 With: John Markham 1816-1818 Sir George Cockburn 1818-1820 John Markham 1820-1826 Francis Thornhill Baring 1826-1838 Succeeded by Francis Thornhill Baring Sir George Thomas Staunton

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John Bonham Carter's Timeline

1788
September 29, 1788
Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
November 30, 1788
High Street Presbyterian or Unitarian, Portsmouth.
1817
1817
Portsmouth, Hampshire, UK
1819
1819
1820
1820
Paddington, Greater London, UK
1821
1821
St. Margaret's, Westminster, London, England
1825
March 18, 1825
Adherst St. Mary, Hampshire, England
1827
February 15, 1827
Buriton, Portsmouth, Hampshire, England
1828
1828
Rogate, Sussex, England