Charles John Robert Hepburn-Stuart-Forbes-Trefusis, 21st Baron Clinton
(18 January 1863 – 5 July 1957) was a British peer
Trefusis was the eldest son of the 20th Baron Clinton
and his wife, Harriet. On 1 June 1886, he married his third cousin Lady Jane McDonnell (15 June 1863 – 27 August 1953) (a daughter of the 5th Earl of Antrim
) and they had two daughters:
- Hon. Harriet (14 November 1887 – 15 March 1958), married Maj. Henry Nevile Fane (1895 – 2 August 1947). They had seven children.
- Hon. Fenella (19 August 1889 – 19 July 1966), married Hon. John Bowes-Lyon. They had five children.
From 1898 until he succeeded to his father's title in 1904, Trefusis was Convener
County Council. In 1911, Lord Clinton was admitted to the Duchy of Cornwall
Council and was appointed the duchy's Keeper of the Privy Seal in 1913 and Lord Warden of the Stannaries
in 1921. From 1918-19, he was Joint Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Agriculture and Fisheries
, Chairman of the Forestry Commission
from 1927-29, and a director of the Southern Railway
. Lord Clinton had also been admitted to the in 1927 and on his retirement in 1933, he was appointed a .
Upon Lord Clinton's death in 1957, his title became abeyant
between his two daughters until it was called out of abeyance for his grandson (by Harriet), Gerard
Five of his granddaughters were born mentally... Read More