Ralph Dutton

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Hon. Ralph Heneage Dutton

The Hon. Ralph Heneage Dutton (5 August 1821 – 8 October 1892), was a British Conservative politician.


Dutton was the third and youngest son of John Dutton, 2nd Baron Sherborne, by his marriage to the Hon. Mary Legge, only child and heiress of Henry Bilson-Legge, 2nd Baron Stawell.

Political career[edit]

Dutton was elected Member of Parliament for Hampshire South in 1857, a seat he held until 1865, and then represented Cirencester until 1868.


Dutton married Isabella, daughter of John Mansfield, in 1848. He died in October 1892, aged 71. They had one daughter, Isabella Mary Dutton (1854-1936) who married Sir John Simeon, 4th Baronet.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Henry Combe Compton
Lord William Cholmondeley
Member of Parliament for Hampshire South
With: Sir Jervoise Clarke-Jervois, Bt
Succeeded by
Sir Jervoise Clarke-Jervois, Bt
Henry Hamlyn-Fane
Preceded by
Allen Bathurst
Hon. Ashley Ponsonby
Member of Parliament for Cirencester
With: Allen Bathurst
Succeeded by
Allen Bathurst
(representation reduced to one member 1868)