Stephen Cornwallis

Major-General Stephen Cornwallis (23 December 1703 12 May 1743) was a British Army officer who served as Member of Parliament for Eye from 1727 to his death.

He was the third son of Charles Cornwallis, 4th Baron Cornwallis; his elder brother was Charles Cornwallis, 1st Earl Cornwallis, and his younger brothers were Edward Cornwallis, and Frederick Cornwallis. His nephews were Charles Cornwallis, 1st Marquess Cornwallis, James Cornwallis, 4th Earl Cornwallis, and William Cornwallis.


Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Edward Hopkins
Hon. James Cornwallis
Member of Parliament for Eye
With: John Cornwallis
Succeeded by
Hon. John Cornwallis
Hon. Edward Cornwallis
Military offices
Preceded by
Robert Hayes
Colonel of Stephen Cornwallis's Regiment of Foot
Succeeded by
Lord James Cavendish
Preceded by
Edward Montagu
Colonel of Stephen Cornwallis's Regiment of Foot
Succeeded by
Robinson Sowle

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