Sir Charles Legard
Sir Charles's armorial achievement
Member of Parliament
for Scarborough
In office
5 February 1874 – 3 April 1880
Preceded byHarcourt Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone
John Dent
Succeeded byHarcourt Vanden-Bempde-Johnstone
William Sproston Caine
Personal details
Born2 April 1846
Died6 December 1901(1901-12-06) (aged 55)
Political partyConservative
Frances Emily Hamilton
(m. 1878)
Parent(s)Thomas Digby Legard
Francis Duncombe

Sir Charles Legard, 11th Baronet (2 April 1846 – 6 December 1901)[1] was a Conservative Party politician.

Harris was elected MP for Scarborough in 1874, but was defeated at the next election in 1880.[2]

Legard become the 11th Baronet of Ganton on 12 April 1866, succeeding his brother Darcy Willoughby Legard. On his death in 1901, Algernon Willoughby Legard inherited the title.[3][4]

During his life, he was also a Deputy Lieutenant and Justice of the Peace.[4]

Coat of arms of Sir Charles Legard, 11th Baronet
A greyhound passant Or collared Sable studded Argent.
Argent on a bend between six mullets pierced Gules a cross patee Or.
Per Crucem Ad Stellas [5]


  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "S" (part 2)
  2. ^ Craig, F. W. S., ed. (1977). British Parliamentary Election Results 1832-1885 (e-book) (1st ed.). London: Macmillan Press. ISBN 978-1-349-02349-3.
  3. ^ Leigh Rayment's list of baronets – Baronetcies beginning with "L" (part 2)
  4. ^ a b "Sir Charles Legard, 11th Bt". The Peerage. Retrieved 19 January 2018.
  5. ^ Burke's Peerage. 1949.