Charles Colston, 1st Baron Roundway
Charles Edward Hungerford Atholl Colston, 1st Baron Roundway Conservative Party politician. He sat in the House of Commons from 1892 to 1906, and was later elevated to the peerage, taking his seat in the House of Lords.(16 May 1854 – 17 June 1925) was a British
Early life and family
in 1879 he married Rosalind Emma Gostling-Murray, daughter of Col. Charles Gostling-Murray of Hounslow.
At the 1885 general election he stood unsuccessfully in Bristol North. He was elected at the 1892 general election as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Thornbury, and held the seat until his defeat at the 1906 general election by the Liberal candidate Athelstan Rendall.
- Debrett, John (1901). Debrett's House of Commons and Judicial Bench. London: Dean & Son. p. 30.
- "No. 25449". The London Gazette. 6 March 1885. p. 970.
- "No. 25452". The London Gazette. 17 March 1885. p. 1198.
- Craig, F. W. S. (1989) . British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 85. ISBN 0-900178-27-2.
- "No. 26311". The London Gazette. 29 July 1892. p. 4306.
- Craig, British parliamentary election results 1885–1918, page 287
- "No. 29651". The London Gazette. 4 July 1916. p. 6597.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Charles Colston
|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
John William Plunkett
| Member of Parliament for Thornbury
1892 – 1906
|Peerage of the United Kingdom|
|New creation|| Baron Roundway
Edward Murray Colston