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The Life and Times of Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Bart. A Radnorshire Gentleman Biography RWD Fenn; Sir Andrew Duff Gordon, Bart Logaston 2005 Paperback 374 pages 1904396291 | 9781904396291 | Product code: 86866 As Home Secretary, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Minister for War, George Cornewall Lewis (1806-1863) served under and alongside Lord John Russell, Palmerston and Gladstone. He was first elected to Parliament in 1847 and was MP for New Radnor at the time of his death. Using Lewis's diaries for the years 1843-63, the authors present a portrait of this distinguished, though neglected, son of Radnor, looking in detail at his political career, his scholarly interests and the concerns of his day.