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The Hon. Charles Henry Cust (27 September 1813 – 19 May 1875) was a British soldier and Conservative politician.

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Background

Cust was the second son of John Cust, 1st Earl Brownlow, and his first wife Sophia, daughter of Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Baronet. John Egerton, Viscount Alford, was his elder brother.

Military and political career

Cust was a Captain in the Royal Horse Guards. In 1865 he was returned to Parliament for Shropshire North, but only held the seat until the following year. He was succeeded by his nephew, Adelbert Brownlow-Cust

Family

Cust married Caroline, daughter of Reginald George Macdonald, in 1842. He died in May 1875, aged 61. Caroline died in October 1887.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Hon. Rowland Hill
John Ormsby-Gore
Member of Parliament for Shropshire North
1865–1866
With: John Ormsby-Gore
Succeeded by
John Ormsby-Gore
Hon. Adelbert Brownlow-Cust

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