Roger Fenwick (MP for Morpeth)

Roger Fenwick (c. 1662 – by October 1701) was an English politician.


Roger Fenwick was the eldest son of William Fenwick (died 1675) of Irthington, Cumberland and educated at St. Edmund Hall, Oxford, matriculating on 25 June 1678, aged 16. He entered Grays's Inn in 1678 and was called to the bar in 1686. He inherited Stanton Hall, Northumberland from his grandfather in 1689.[1]

Fenwick was a Member of Parliament (MP) for Morpeth from 1689 to 1695.[2] He died aged approximately thirty-nine.[1]


Fenwick married Elizabeth, daughter and heiress of George Fenwick of Brinkburn, Northumberland; they had four sons (1 d.v.p.) and two daughters.[1]



  • Hampson, Gillian (1983), "History of Parliament Fenwick, Roger (c.1662-by 1701) of Stanton Hall, Long Horsley, Northumb", in Henning, B.D. (ed.), The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, Boydell and Brewer
Parliament of England
Preceded by
Henry Pickering
Theophilus Oglethorpe
Member of Parliament for Morpeth
With: Charles Howard
George Nicholas
Succeeded by
George Nicholas
Henry Belasyse

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