Sir Wyndham Knatchbull, 12th Baronet


Sir Wyndham Knatchbull, 12th Baronet

Sir Wyndham Knatchbull, 12th Baronet JP (9 August 1844 – 30 July 1917) was a British politician and barrister.

The younger son of Sir Norton Knatchbull, 10th Baronet and Mary Watts-Russell, he was educated at Eton College in Berkshire. Knatchbull worked as civil servant for the General Post Office. In 1871, he succeeded to his older brother's baronetcy. He was Member of Parliament (MP) of East Kent from 1875 to 1876. Knatchbull was further Justice of Peace for Kent.

On 18 March 1902, he married Margaret Elizabeth Taylor, daughter of Charles Taylor. Their marriage was childless. He was succeeded by the second son of his cousin, the 1st Baron Brabourne, in turn the second son of Sir Edward Knatchbull, 9th Baronet.

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