Augustus Bampfylde, 2nd Baron Poltimore

Augustus Frederick George Warwick Bampfylde, 2nd Baron PoltimorePC DL (12 April 1837 – 3 May 1908), styled The Honourable Augustus Bampfylde until 1858, of Poltimore House and North Molton in Devon, was a BritishLiberal politician. Between 1872 and 1874 he served as Treasurer of the Household to Queen Victoria, under William Ewart Gladstone.

The Lord Poltimore
Treasurer of the Household
In office
1 March 1872  17 February 1874
Monarch Queen Victoria
Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone
Preceded by The Lord de Tabley
Succeeded by The Lord Monson
Personal details
Born 12 April 1837
Died 3 May 1908 (1908-05-04) (aged 71)
Nationality British
Political party Liberal
Spouse(s)
Florence Brinsley Sheridan

(m. 1858)

Parent(s) George Bampfylde, 1st Baron Poltimore
Caroline Buller

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Poltimore House, seat of the Bampfylde family

Bampfylde was the son and heir of George Bampfylde, 1st Baron Poltimore,[citation needed] by his second wife Caroline Buller, daughter of General Frederick William Buller.[citation needed]

Bampfylde succeeded his father in the barony in 1858.[citation needed] He sat on the Liberal benches in the House of Lords and served in the first Liberal administration of William Ewart Gladstone as Treasurer of the Household from 1872[1] to 1874.[2] In 1872 he was sworn of the Privy Council.[3]

He was appointed Commanding Officer of the 1st (Exeter and South Devon) Devonshire Rifle Volunteer Corps on 27 September 1865.[4]

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