Heneage Finch, Fifth Earl of Aylesford

1786–1859

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Heneage Finch, 5th Earl of Aylesford (24 April 1786 – 3 January 1859) was a British peer, the eldest son of Heneage Finch, 4th Earl of Aylesford.

He was styled Lord Guernsey until he succeeded his father in 1812.

Aylesford married in 1821 Augusta Sophia Greville, daughter of George Greville, 2nd Earl of Warwick. His children included Augusta Finch who was born in 1822 and she came a philanthropist and a Countess of Dartmouth.

He was High Steward of Sutton Coldfield from 1835 until his death.

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