Charles John Kemeys Tynte

Charles John Kemeys Tynte or Charles Kemeys-Tynte FRS (9 April 1800 — 16 September 1882) was an English Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons in two periods between 1832 and 1865.

Tynte was the son of Charles Kemeys Kemeys Tynte, and his wife Anne Leyson.[1] He was a colonel in the Royal Glamorgan regiment. He was also elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1834.[2]

At the 1832 general election, Tynte was elected Member of Parliament for West Somerset. He held the seat until 1837. In 1847 he was elected MP for Bridgwater. He held the seat until 1865.[3]

Tynte died at the age of 82.

Tynte married Elizabeth Swinnerton (daughter of Thomas Swinnerton) on 18 July 1820. He married again, to Vincentia Brabazon (daughter of Wallop Brabazon) on 15 Apr 1841 in Leamington Priors.


  1. John Burke. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Commoners of Great Britain and ... p. 182. Retrieved 2016-10-22.
  2. "Fellows". Royal Society. 2015-12-01. Retrieved 2016-10-22.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
New constituency Member of Parliament for West Somerset
1832 1837
With: Edward Ayshford Sanford
Succeeded by
Thomas Dyke Acland
Edward Ayshford Sanford
Preceded by
Thomas Seaton Forman
Henry Broadwood
Member of Parliament for Bridgwater
1847 1865
With: Henry Broadwood to 1852
Brent Spencer Follett 1852–57
Alexander William Kinglake from 1857
Succeeded by
Alexander William Kinglake
Henry Westropp

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