"Charles Buxton" was an England/English brewing/brewer, philanthropist, writer and member of Parliament.

Buxton was born in Cobham, Surrey, the third son of Sir Thomas Buxton, 1st Baronet, a notable brewer, MP and social reformer, and followed in his father's footsteps, becoming a partner in the brewery of Old Truman Brewery/Truman, Hanbury, Buxton, & Co in Brick Lane, Spitalfields, London, and then an MP. He served as Liberal Party (UK)/Liberal MP for Newport (Isle of Wight) (UK Parliament constituency)/Newport, Isle of Wight (1857–1859), Maidstone (UK Parliament constituency)/Maidstone (1859–1865) and East Surrey (UK Parliament constituency)/East Surrey (1865–1871). His son Sydney Buxton was also an MP and governor of South Africa.

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