Colonel Charles Henry Churchill (1807-1869 -- although another sources gives his dates as 1814-1877) ... "Churchill Bey" ... British consul in Syria ... spent most of the 1840s and 1850s in the Mount Lebanon and Beirut
In February 1841, Churchill was a member of the victorious army which entered Damascus and brought to an end the brief rule of Muhammad Ali in Syria. Churchill became the British consul in Damascus.
Churchill was descended from General Charles Churchill (1654-1714), a brother of the first Duke of Marlborough.
See this Wikipedia (German) article (English translation)