Capt Lewis Tregonwell JP
(1758-1831)

Died aged c. 73

Lewis Dymoke Grosvenor Tregonwell (1758–1832) was a captain in the Dorset Yeomanry and a historic figure in the early development of what is now Bournemouth.

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The the memory of Lewis D. G. Tregonwell who erected the first house in Bournemouth on this site in 1810. He died on Jan 18th 1831. Aged 73 and was buried in St. Peter's Churchyard, Bournemouth. He was descended from Sir John Tregonwell a member of an ancient Cornish family

Royal Exeter Hotel, Exeter Road, Bournemouth, United Kingdom where they erected the first house in Bournemouth