Robert John Carington (né Smith), 2nd Baron Carrington(1796-1868), Politician; MP for Wendover, Buckinghamshire and Wycombe; son of 1st Baron Carrington
Sitter in 4 portraits
Robert Carrington was born Robert John Smith. His father, also Robert Smith, was created 1st Baron Carrington in 1797, and his son changed his surname by royal licence in 1839. Carrington entered Parliament as an MP in 1818, and remained there until succeeding to his title in 1838.