John Trelawny (died 1680)

Captain John Trelawny (c. 1646 – 14 May 1680) was an English army officer of Cornish descent, the eldest son of Sir Jonathan Trelawny, 2nd Baronet.

Trelawny was appointed a Gentleman of the Privy Chamber in 1674,[1] and was returned as Member of Parliament for West Looe in 1677.[2]

He married Catherine Jenkyn and was killed, without issue, at Tangier, predeceasing his father.[1]


  1. Courtney, William Prideaux; George Clement Boase (1878). The Baronetage of England. Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer. p. 769. Retrieved 2 August 2007.
  2. Watson, Paula (1983). "Trelawny, John II (c.1646-1680)". In Henning, B. D. (ed.). The House of Commons 1660-1690. The History of Parliament Trust.
Parliament of England
Preceded by
John Trelawny
Sir Henry Vernon, Bt
Member of Parliament for West Looe
With: John Trelawny
Succeeded by
John Trelawny
Jonathan Trelawny
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