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A.Q.M.G. to Q.M.G. in India and Agent to
the Shipping Controller there. — Olenpark, Baler'no,
Midlothian ; Caledonian Club, s.w. ; University
Club, Edinburgh.

THOMSON, Margaret Daleymplb, Lady.

Dau. of the late Abraham Stoker, Esq., Chief Secre-
tary's Office, Dublin Castle; m. 1878 Sir William
Thomson, C.B., M.D., Hon. Surgeon to King Edward
TIL in Ireland, Surgeon Richmond Hospital, and In-
spector of Schools of Anatomy, Ireland, who was
formerly Direct Representative for Ireland on the Gen.
Medical Council, Surgeon-in-Ordinary to Queen Vic-
toria and to His Excellency the 5th Earl Cadogan,
Lord Lieut, of Ireland, Chief Surgeon of the Irish
Hospital in the S. African War, and President of the
R. Coll. of Surgeons, Ireland, and who was cr. Knt.
1897 and d. 1909.— 35, Kildare Street. Dublin.

THOMSON, Sir Joseph John, Knt., O.M.,
F.R.S., LL.D., Ph.D.— Cr. 1908.

Eldest son of the late J. J. Thomson, Esq. ; 6. 1856 ;
TO. 1890 Elisabeth Rose, 2nd dau. of the late Sir
George Edward Paget, K.C.B. Sir Joseph Thomson,
who was educated at Owens Coll., Manchester, and at
Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1880, M.A. 1883 ; Hon.
D.Sc. Oxford, Dublin, Victoria, Columbia, New York,
Sheffield and Durham ; Hon. LL.D. Princeton, U.S.A.
Glasgow, Birmingham, Johns Hopkins Univ., Balti-
more, U.S.A., St. Andrews, Aberdeen and Giittingen ;
Hon. Ph.D. Cracow and Christiania), has been a Fellow
of Trinity Coll., Cambridge, since 1880, and Professor
of Physics, R. Institution, since 1905 ; was Cavendish
Professor of Experimental Physics at Cambridge
Univ. 1884-1919 and President of the British Asso-
ciation 1909-10, and is President of the R. Society ;
appointed Master of Trinity Coll., Cambridge, 1 9 1 8. —
Holmleigh, West Road, Cambridge; Atlienceum, and
R. Societies' Clubs, s.w.
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THOMSON, Sir St Clair, Knt., F.R.C.P.,
F.R.C.S., M.D.— Cr. 1912.

I Youngest son of John Gibson Thomson, Esq., of
j Ardrishaig, Argyllshire, who d. 1869, by Catherine,
who d. 1909, dau. of the late John Sinclair, Esq.,
1 of Lochaline House, Sound of Mull ; b. 1859 : m. 1901
I Isabel, who d. 1905, dau. of the late Henry Huxham,
Esq., and widow of Henry Vignoles, Esq. Sir St
j Clair Thomson, who was educated at King's Coll.,
London, and in Paris, Vienna, and Lausanne
(M.B. London, 1883, M.D. 1888, F.R.C.S. 1893,
F.R.C.P. 1903), was formerly Professor of Laryng-
ology and Otology RA.M. Coll.; Surgeon for
throat and ear. Seamen's Hospital, Greenwich ;
Physician to the Throat Hospital, Golden Square ;
Surgeon to the R. Ear Hospital, and Physician to
the R. Italian Opera; is Professor of Laryngology
and Physician for diseases of the throat and nose at
King's Coll., Hospital, Laryngologist to King George
Hospital and to King Edward VII. Sanatorium, Mid-
hurst, and President of the Medical Society.— B.
Autwiiobile Club, s.w. ; 64, Wimpole Street, w.

THOMSON, Major Alexander James
Douglas, of Salruck, co. Galway.

Only son of Capt. Colin Hugh Thomson, J. P., for-
merly 74th Regt., of Salruck, who (/. 1905, by Louisa,
dau. of the late Very Rev. Augustus William West,
Dean of Ardagh ; b. 1882; m. 1919 Hilda Violet,
youngest dau. of the late George Symes, Esq., of
Killiney. Major Thomson, who was educated at
Choraley School and at Trinity Coll., Dublin, is a
Magistrate for oo. Galway and Major Indian Army,
previously Lieut. Prince of Wales's LeinsterRegt.—
Salruck, Derrynaclough. co. Galway. Address : cjo
Messrs. Holt £ Co., 3, ^Vhite^u^ll Place s.w.

THOMSON, John, Esq., of Woodperry House,
Oxfordshire.
Son of the late Guy Thomson, Esq., Banker, of Ox-
ford ; 6. 1835 ; m. 1866 Laura Maria, dau. of the
late John Shawe Phillips, Esq., of Culham House,
Oxfordshire. Mr. Thomson, who was educated at
Exeter Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1857, M.A. 1860), is a J.P.
for Oxfordshire. — Woodperry House, near Cxford.

THOMSON, John Maitland, Esq., of The
Whim, Peeblesshire.
Eldest son of William Thomson, Esq., J.P. and D.L.,
of Balgowan, Perthshire, who d. 1879, by Margaret
Cuninghame, who d. 1904, dau. of the late Major
James Campbell, of Walton Park ; b. 1847 ; m. 1894
Susan Sophia, who d. 1900, youngest dau. of the late
Laurence Oliphant, Esq., of Condie, and Newtown,
Perthshire. Mr. Thomson, who was educated at
Harrow and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge, of which he
was formerly Fellow (B.A. 1870, M.A. 1873), and ad-
mitted a Member of the Scottish Faculty of Advo-
cates 1873, was formerly Curator of the Historical
Department of the General Register House of Scot-
land. — The Whim, Lamancha, N.B.; 3, Grosvenor
Gardens, Edinburgh ; Neto Club, Edinburgh.

THOMSON, Mrs. WYVILLB-, of Bonsyde,
Linlithgowshire.
Ada Isabella, only dau. of Col. John Ramage-Dawson,
of Balado, Kinross-shire, who d. 1892, by Margaret,
who d. 1898. 2nd dau. of the late James Anderson,
Esq., of Highholm, Renfrewshire ; to. 1887 Lieut.-
Col. Francis Wyville-Thomson, M.B., CM., F.R S E.,
D.P.H., of Bonsyde, Lieut.-Col. ret. I.M.S. and 2nd
Scottish Gen. Hospital, R.A.M.C, T.F., and a Member
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Cross Society, who was Senior Medical Officer Tay
Defences, Dundee, 1914-18, and who d. 1918.—
Bonsyde, Linlithgow.

THOMSON, Robert George, Esq., of
Bushford, co. Monaghan.
Only son of Major Frith Thomson, .5th Batt. R. Irish
Fusiliers, of TuUaghan, co. Monaghan, who d. 1889
(by Margaret, dau. of the late G. Shegog,Esq., J.P.,of
Munilly, co. Monaghan), and nephew of Lieut.-Col.
Robert Thomson, J. P. and D.L., late Monaghan
Militia, of Bushford, who d. 1911 ; b. 1882. Mr.
Thomson, who was educated at Portora R. School,
Enniskillen, was formerly Lieut. 4th Batt. R. Irish
Fusiliers. — Bushford, Rockcorry, co. Monaghan.

THOMSON. See Anstruther, of Charleton, Fife-
shire : Christie - Thomson ; White ■ Thomson ;
Whitley -Thoinscm ; and Wyville-Thomson.

THOMSON-CAEMICHAEL, Major Michael
Henbt Drummond, of Eastend, Lanark
shire.

Eldest son of Maurice Thomson-Carraichael, Esq., of
Eastend, who d. 1892, by Alice Isabella Henrietta,
2nd dau. of the late Gen. Francis Walker Drummond,
of Hawthornden, Midlothian ; b. 1875. Major Thom-
son-Carmichael, who was educated at Wellington Coll.,
is a .J.P. and D.L. for Lanarkshire, an Hon. Major in
the Army, and temp. Capt. (2nd in command) 3/lst
V.B. Lanarkshire Regt. ; was temp. Major 12th
(Service) Batt. The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
1914 16; late Capt. Lanarkshire Imp. Yeo., pre-
viously Capt. 4th Batt. The Cameronians.— Eastend, \
Tlumkerton, Lanarkshire; Mansfield, Ayrshire.

THORBURN, Lady.

Elizabeth Jackson, eldest dau. of the late David
Scott, Esq., of Meadowfield, Midlothian; m. 1871 Sir
Walter Thorburn, of Glenbreck Lodge, Peeblesshire,
a -J.P. and D.L. for Peeblesshire, and a Member of
the R. Co. of Archers (H.M.'s Body Guard for Scot-
land), who was M.P. for Peeblesshire and Selkirkshire
1886-1906, and who was cr. Knt. 1900 and d. 1908.
—8, Rosebery Crescent, Edinburgh.

THORBURN, Lieut.-Col. Charles James, of
Abbeybank, Stewartry of Kirkcudbright.
Son of James Stewart Thorburn, M.D., Barrister of
the Inner Temple, who d. 1852, by Maryanne, who d.
1848, dau. of the late Wilham Stewart, Esq., of
Shambellie, Stewartry of Kirkcudbright ; 6. 1842 ;
m. 1876 Maria, dau. of the late William Stewart,
Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Shambellie. Lieut.-Col. Thor-
burn is a Magistrate for the Stewartry of Kirkcudbright
and Lieut.-Col. ret. list R. Irish Rifles, and was
formerly Capt. 91st Highlanders.— ^i&ej/feanS;, New-
abbey, Dumfries, N.B. ; Union Club, s.w. ; Dumfries
and Galloway Club, Dumfries.

THORBURN, Michael Grieve, Esq., of
Glenormiston, Peeblesshire.
Son of the late Walter Thorburn, Esq., of Spring-
wood, Peeblesshire, by Jane, dau. of the late Robert
Grieve, Esq., of Kielator, Perthshire ; b. 1851 ; m.
1879 Isabella Holgate, dau. of Adam Brown, Esq., of
Glencotho, Peeblesshire, and has, with other issue, a
son, *Adam Brown, Major Argyll and Sutherland
Highlanders; b. 1880; m. 1907 Dorothy Mary
Beatrice, only child of the late Vitale De Michele,
Esq., of Higham Hall, Kent, and has, with other
issue, a son, * Michael Vitale, 6. 1908. Mr. Thorburn,



who was educated at Abbey Park, St. Andrews, and
at Edinburgh Univ., is a J.P. and D.L. for and Con-
vener of Peeblesshire. — Glenormiston House, Inner-
leithen, N.B.; Devonshire Cliih. s.w.; New Club,
Edinburgh.

THORNE, Lady.

Ellen, dau. of the late Thomas Lane, Esq., of Chi-
chester; m. 1862 Sir William Thorne, a J.P. for Cape
Colony and a Councillor of the City of Cape Town, of
which he was Mayor 1902, 1903, and 1904, who was
M.L.A. of the Cape of Good Hope 1904-10, and who
was cr. Knt. 1904 and d. 1911.— Rusdon, Rondebosch,
Cape Colony.

THORNE-THORNE, Lady.

Martha, dau. of the late Joseph Rylands, Esq., of
Hull ; 7K. 1866 Sir Richard Thorne-Thorne, F.R.S.,
r.R.C.P., LL.D., Principal Medical Officer of the
Local Government Board, who was cr. K.C.B. 1897,
and d. 1899. — Fairlawn, Golsworth, Woking.

THORNEYCROFT, George Benjamin, Esq.,
of Dunston Hall, Staffordshire.
Eldest son of Lieut.-Col. Thomas Thorneycroft, of
Hadley Park, Shropshire, and of Tettenhall Towers,
Staffordshire, who d. 190H, by Jane, who d. 1908, only
dau. of the late Alexander Whitelaw, Esq., of Drum
Park, Lanarkshire ; b. 1849 ; m. 1876 Blanche Mary
Mervyn, eldest dau. of the late Capt. Mervyn Edward
Archdale, of Castle Archdale, co. Ferm.anagh, and has,
with a dau., a son, * George Edward Mervyn, D.S.O.,
Major R.H.A. ; b. 1883 ; m. 1908 Dorothy Hope, only
dau. of the late Lieut.-Gen. Sir William Edmund
Franklyn, K.C.B., and has, with other issue, a son,
* George Edward Peter, b. 1909. Mr. Thorneycroft,
who was educated at Rugby, is a Magistrate for
Staffordshire and Patron of 1 living.— Dunstoi Hall,
Stafford ; Boodle's, and Conservative Clubs, s.w.

THORNHILL, Sir Anthony .John COMPTON-,
Bart., of Carham Hall, Northumberland.—
Cr. 1885.
Only surviving son of Sir Thomas Thornhill. 1st
Bart., of Riddlesworth Hall, Norfolk, by Katherine
Edith Isabella, who d. 1912, only child of the late
Richard Hodgson-Huntley, Esq., of Carham Hall ;
J 6. 1868 ; s. 1900 ; m. 1891 Ethel Margaret
Maria, only dau. of the late Lieut.-Col. James
Miller, of Shotover House, Oxfordshire. Sir
Anthony Compton-Thornhill, who was educated at
Eton, and served with R.G.A. 1914-17, is Capt. and
Hon. Major late Reserve of Officers, previously P.W.O.
Norfolk B.F.A.. Special Reserve, and a J.P. for Suffolk
and for Oxfordshire. —Car?ja«i Hall, Northumber-
land. Residence: Moreton Lodge, Buckingham;
Baclielors' Club, w. ; Arthur's Club, s.w.

THORNHILL, Lieut.-Col. Sir HenryBeaufoy,
K.C.LE., C.M.G.— Cr. 1911.

Third son of Cudbert Bensley Thornhill, Esq., C.S.I.,
who d. 1868, by Ellen Catherine, who d. 1891, dau.
of the late William Soltau, Esq. ; b. 1854 ; m. 1882
Margaret Massy, who d. 1917, eldest dau of the late
Lieut.-Gen. George Wheeler, Indian Army. Sir Henry
Thornhill, who formerly served in the 5th FusiHers,
is Lieut.-Col. ret., late Indian Army, and was Can-
tonment Magistrate N.W. Provinces 1891-1903 and
Inspecting Officer of Cantonments 1903-12 ; ap-
pointed an Assistant Adjutant-Gen. 1915.

» The late Lady Thornhill (ami her issue I assumed by royal license,
in*1901,the surname of Oompton-ThornhiU. being graud-dau. and
heiross of Anthony Compton, Esq., of Carham Hall.



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THORNHILL, Arthur John, Esq., of Didding-
ton, Huntingdonshire.

Eldest surviving son of George Thornhill, Esq., D.L.,
of Difldington, who d. 1S75, by Elizabeth Mary, who
d. 1899, dau. of the late Robert Wilkinson, Esq. ;
6. 18.50. Educated at Eton and at Trinity Coll..
Cambridge ; is a J.P. and D.L. for Huntingdonshire
(High Sheriff of Cambridgeshire and Huntingdon,
shire 1893), and Patron of 2 livings ; was M.P. for
Cambridgeshire 1884-5. — Diddington, Buckden ;
Junior Carlton Club, s.w.

ffrir Pres.. his nephew Noel, M.O.. elder son of the Rev.
Francis Herbert Wmism Thornhill, M.A., who rf. 19U, by
Helen Georgina, who d. 191 8. dau. of the Rev. Charles Thorn-
hill, of Milesdown, co. Louth ; Lieut. Grenadier Gaards,
Special Reserve : previouplv Lieut. Bedfordshire Teo .: edu-
cated at Eton and at King's Coll., Cambridge (B.A. lOO^) ;
h. 1881 : m. 1916 Margaret Octavia. who (I. 1917, youngest
dau. of the late Col. Thomas William Chester Chester-
Master, of Cirencester Abbey, and Knole Park, Gloucester-
shire.

+ THORNHILL, Edward Badham BAD-
HAM-, Esq., A.M.I.E.E., of Kilgariff, co.
Roscommon.

Son of Lieut.-Col. Laurence .John Badham-Thornhill,
J.P., of Kilgariff, Hon. Lieut.-Col. late 5th Batt.
Connaught Rangers and temp. Major in the Army,
who d. 1916, by Emily Geraldine, who d. 1900, eldest
dau. of the late George Binks Braddell, Esq., J. P.,
of Clohamon, co Wexford ; 6. 1874.— Residence :
Cleaghmore, Ballinasloe, co. Galway.

THORNHILL, Mrs. M'CREAGH-, of Stanton-
in-Peak, Derbyshire.
Eva Helen Emma, eldest dau. of the late Francis
Swantou Hurloek, Esq., J.P., of Brighton (and great-
granddau. of the late Bache Thornhill, Esq., of
Stanton-in-Peak), by Emma, dau. of the late Henry
Bache Thornhill, Esq. ,Eoyal Horse Guards; m. 1875
Michael M'Creagh, Esq., a J.P. and D.L. for Derby,
shire, and Major ret. 4th Dragoon Guards, who
assumed the additional surname of Thornhill in 1882,
and d. 1902, leaving, with a dau., a son, * Michael
Christopher, a Magistrate for Derbyshire ; late Capl.
Territorial Force Reserve, previously Capt. and temp.
Major Derbyshire Yeo. ; called to the Bar at the
Inner Temple 1904 ; educated at Eton and at
Magdalen Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1904, M.A. 1904);
b. 1877. Mrs. M'Creagh-Thornhill is Patron of
2 liv'mgs.— Stanton-in-Peak, Rmisley, Derbyshire.

THORNHILL. See Clarke-Thornhill.



THORNLEY. See Beam.

THORNTON, Lieut.-Col. (temp. Major-Gen.)
Sir Henry Worth, K.B.E., M. Inst. C.E.
— Cr. 1919.

Only son of Henry Clay Thornton, Esq., of Sharon,
Newtown, Penna., U.S.A., who d 1901, by Millamenta
Comeggo, dau. of the liite James Worth, Esq., of
Sharon, Newtown ; b. 1871 ; m. 1901 Virginia Dike,
only dau. of George Dike Blair, Esq., of New Castle,
Pennsylvania, U.S.A. Sir Henry Thornton, who
was educated at St. Paul's School, Concord, New
Hampshire, U.S.A., and at Pennsylvania Univ.
(B.S.), is Hon. Lieut.-Col. Engineer and Railway
Staff Corps, E.E., T.F., and an Officer of the Bel-
gian Order of Leopold ; was Gen. Superintendent
Long Island Railway, U.S.A., 1911-14 ; Assistant
Director-Gen. of Movements and Railways, with the
temp, rank of Col., 1917-18, and Deputy Director-
Gen., with the temp, rank of Brigadier-Gen., 191S.
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19; h.is been Gen. Manager of the Great Eastern
Railway since 1914, Engineer-in-Chief thereof since

1917, Deputy Director of Inland Waterways and
Docks since 1917, and Inspector-Gen. of Transporta-
tion, with the temp, rank of Major-Gen., since 1919.
— Junior Afhenmtim, and Queen's Clubs, w; R.
Automobile Chib, s.vi.; Lotos Club. New York;
Liverpool Street Station, k.c.

THORNTON, Francis Hugh, Esq., of Kings-
thorpe Hall, Northamptonshire.

Third and younger surviving son of the Rev. William
Thornton, of Kingsthorpe Hall, who d. 1881, by
AnneGeorgianaFrances.whorf. 1911, 2nd dau. of Gen.
Sir William Anson, 1st Bart., G.O.B. ; b. 1853 ; m.
1886 Adelaide Ethel, who d. 1903, eldest dau. of the
late William Burchell, Esq., of Grosvenor Road,
London, and has, with other issue, a son, * Henry
Gerard, educated at Radley and at New Coll., Oxford
(B.A. 1914) ; b. 1892. Mr. Thornton, who was edu-
cated at Harrow and at King's Coll., Cambridge
(LL.B. 1876), and called to the Bar at the Inner
Temple 1878, has been 3 times Mayor of Daventry,
and is a Magistrate for Northamptonshire and Patron
of 1 Ihing.— Kimjsthorpc Hall, near Northampton ;
New University CJnb, s.w.

THORNTON, the Rev. Canon Frederick Fer-
dinand Martin Schleicher, F.R.G.S.,
of Shudy Camps Park, Cambridgeshire.

Eldest son of Frederick William Thornton, Esq., who
d. 1875 ; 6. 1845 ; m. 1879 Harriet Emily, who d.

1918, dau. of John Woolston, Esq., of Wellingborough,
and has had, with other issue, Frederick Edward
(eldest son). Major 105th Mahratta L.I., Indian
Army ; previously Capt. R. Scots Fusiliers ; b. 1880 ;
m. 1914 Gertrude Alice Scott, youngest dau. of the
late Sir Walter Thorburn, of Glenbreck Lodge, Pee-
blesshire, and d.s.p. (killed in action) 1917 ; and

* Bernard Martin (2nd son), temp. Capt. A.O.D. and
Deputy Assistant Director of Ordnance Services, 48th
Div. ; late Capt. 3rd Batt., previously Lieut. Seaforth
Highlanders ; educated at Wellington Coll. and at
Ch. Ch., Oxford ; b. 1881. Canon Thornton, who was
educated at Trinity Coll., Dublin, and was Vicar of
Preston Deanery, Northamptonshire, 1874-8, and of
St. Sepulchre, Northampton, 1878-90, and Rector of
Downham, Isle of Ely, 1892-1907, is an Hon. Canon
of Ely and a Magistrate for Cambridgeshire.— Shudy
Camps Park, Bartlow, Cambridgeshire.

THORNTON, Miss, of Thornton Castle, Kin-
cardineshire.

Alice Helen.only child of William Thornton, Esq.,J.P.,
of Thornton Castle, who d. 1909, by Caroline Baker,
dau. of George Alexander Scott, Esq., J.P., of Brechin,
Forfarshire. — Thornton Castle, Laurencekirk.

THORNTON, Mrs., of Birkin House, Dorset-
shire.
Emily Eleanor Palmer, youngest dau. of John
Brymer, Esq., of Ilsington House, Dorsetshire, who
d. 1870, by Eliza Mary, who d. 1893, only dau. of the
late George H. Tugwell, Esq., of Crowe Hall,
Somerset ; m. 1881 Reginald Douglas Thornton,
Esq., late Lieut. Dorset Yeo. Cav., of Birkin House,
a J.P. and D.L. for Dorsetshire (High Sheriff 1905),
who d. 1915, leaving a dau., * EmUy Mary Benita,
m. 1902 Lieut.-Col. William Hermann Frank Weber,
D.S.O., R.A., and has, with other issue, a son,

* William Douglas Hermann, b. Id03.— Birkin House,
Dorc}iester, Dorsetshire.



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THOENTON, Robert Lawrence, Esq., of High I
Cross, Sussex.
Only son of Robert Thornton, Esq., J.P. and D.L.
(High Sheriff 1890), of High Cross, v.ho d. 1891, by |
Elizabeth Ann, dau. of the late Edward Coveney i
Metcalf, Esq. ; 6. 1865 ; m. 1890 Charlotte, youngest j
dau. of the late Eev. William Eaynes, Fellow of Clare <
Coll., Cambridge, and has had 2 sons, Robert West,
Lieut. R. Fusiliers ; b. 1896, and killed in action 1915 ;
and * Gerald Edward, Lieut. R. Sussex Regt. ; educated 1
at Malvern Coll. and at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst ; '
b. 1898. Mr. Thornton, who was educated at Eton
and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1887, M.A. 1891),
and called to the Bar at the Inner Temple 1888, is a
J.P. and D.L. for Sussex (High Sheriff 1900), and a
C.Ald. for E. Sussex (Chairman of theC.C.1913-16) ;
late Major 3rd Batt. R. Sussex Regt. — High Cross,
Framfield, Sussex ; Junior Carlton Club. s.w.

THORNTON, Thomas William, Esq., of Brock-
hall, Northamptonshire.
Second and elder surviving son of the Rev. William
Thornton, of Kingsthorpe Hall, Northamptonshire,
who d. 1881, by Anne Georgiana Frances, who d. 1911,
2nd dau. of Gen. Sir William Anson, 1st Bart., G.C.B. ;
6. 1850; m. 1883 Evelyn Margaret, eldest dau. of the
late Edmund Charles Burton, Esq., of The Lodge,
Daventry, Northamptonshire, and has, with other
issue, a son, * Thomas Anson, Capt. and Acting Major
7th Hussars; educated at Harrow and at the R. Mil.
Coll., Sandhurst; b. 1887 ; to. 1916 Constance Maude
Stuart, elder dau. of the Hon. Sir Stuart Mitford
Fraser, K.C.S.I., CLE., Resident at Hyderabad, and
has a dau., Pamela Violet. Mr. Thornton, who was
educated at Harrow and inherited BrockhaU from
his uncle in 1884, is a J.P. tor Northamptonshire
(High Sheriff 1886), Patron of 3 livings, and late
Capt. Northampton and Rutland Militia. — BrockhaU,
near Weedon ; Junior Carlton Club, s.w.



1886, by Mary (also a celebrated Sculptor), who d.
1896, 2nd dau. of the late John Francis, Esq., a
Sculptor ; b. 1850 ; m. 1884 Agatha, 2nd dau. of the
late Homer.sham Cox, Esq., J. P., of Tonbridge, Kent.
Sir Hamo Thornycroft, who was educated at Maccles-
field Grammar School and at Univ. Coll. School,
London, elected an Associate of the E. Academy
1881 and R..\c. 1888. is a Sculptor, whose principal
works include the Statue of H.M. Queen Victoria in
the K. Exchange, that of Gen. Gordon in Trafalgar
Square, that of Cromwell at Westminster, that of
Bishop Creighton in St. Paul's, the Gladstone
Memorial in the Strand, Public Monuments in India,
S. Africa and Austraha, and 2 statues in the National
Gallery of British Art (The Tate Gallery). -
Athenamm Club, s.w. ; 47, Marlborough Mansions,
Finchley Road, Hampstead, n.w. ; 2a, Melbury Road,
Kensinritmi, w.



THOENTON. See Welch-Thornton.

THORNYCROFT, Sir John Edward, K.B.E.,
M.Inst. C.E.— Cr. 1918.
Elder son of Sir John Isaac Thornycroft, F.R.S.,
LL.D., of Steyne, Isle of Wight, by Blanche, dau. of
the late J. Frederick Coules, Esq., of King's Holm,
Gloucester: b. 1872; m. 1896 Isabel, only dau. of
Albert Bird Ward, Esq., J.P.,of Watchfield, Chiswick.
Sir J. E. Thornycroft, who was educated at St. Paul's
School and at the R. Coll. of Science, is a Director of
Messrs. J. I. Thornycroft & Co. Ltd., and a J.P. for
Middlesex. — Steyne Wood Battery, Bembridge, Isle of
Wight ; St. Stephen's Club, s.w. ; 27, Orosvenor Road,
Westminster, s.w.

THORNYCROFT, Sir John Isaac, Knt.,
F.R.S., LL.D.— Cr. 1902.

Eldest son of Thomas Thornycroft, Esq., a celebrated
Sculptor, of Gawsworth, Cheshire, who d. 1886, by
Mary (also a celebrated Sculptor), who d. 1896, 2nd
dau. of the late John Francis, Esq., a Sculptor ; b.
1843 ; m. 1870 Blanche, dau. of the late J. Frederick
Coules, Esq., of King's Holm, Gloucester. Sir John
Thornycroft, who was educated at Glasgow Univ.
(LL.D. 1901), is Vice-President of the Institute of
Naval Architects.— .S7(;i/«e, Bembridge, I. of Wight ;
B. Automobile Club, s.w. ; Bembridge Sailing Club,
Bembridge, I. of Wight.

THORNYCROFT, Sir (William) Hamo, Knt., I THOROLD, of Boothby Hall. See Gifford.
R.Ac— Cr. 1917. I

Second son of Thomas Thornycroft, Esq., a cele- t,^,- -n,

brated Sculptor, of Gawsworth, Cheshire, who d. THOROLD. See Grant-Thorold.

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THORNYCROFT, Charles Edward, Esq., of
Conrtlands, Devonshire.

Eldest son of the Rev. John Thornycroft, J.P., of
Thornycroft Hall, Cheshire, who d. 1884, by Charlotte
Blanche, who d. 1900, 3rd dau of the late John
Beaumont Swete, Esq. ; b. 1849 ; m. 1875 Edith
Frances Louisa, youngest dau. of the late Francis
Joseph Cresswell, Esq., and has, with other issue,
a son, * Charles Mytton, C.B.E., D.S.O., Lieut.-Col.
3rd Batt. and Capt. ret,, late Manchester Regt.; 6.
1880 ; m. 1909 Vida Maude, youngest dau. of the late
George William Deakin, Esq., of Blawith, Lancashire,
and has, with other issue, a son, * Nigel Mytton, *.
1910. Mr. Thornycroft, who was educated at
B.N.C., Oxford (B.A. and M.A. 1875), is a J.P. for
Cheshire (was on the roll for High Sheriff for 1890),
for FUntshire and for Devonshire, and Patron of
1 living ; late Lieut. Cheshire Yeo. Cav. — Courtlands,
Lympstotie, Devonshire.

THOROLD, Sir John Henry, Bart., of Syston,
Lincolnshire. — Cr. 1642.
Eldest son of Sir John Charles Thorold, 11th Bart.,
of Syston, by Elizabeth Frances, who d. 1894, dau. of
the late Col. Thomas Blackborne Thoroton-Hildyard ;
b. 1842 ; s. 1866 ; m. 1869 the Hon. Henrietta Alexan-
drina Matilda, dau. of Henry, 8th Lord Middleton.
Educated at Eton ; is a J.P. and D.L. for Lincolnshire
(High Sheriff 1876), Chairman of Kesteven C. Council,
Hon. LL.D. Cambridge, and Patron of 3 livings ;
formerly Lieut. 17th Foot ; late Lieut.Col. 2nd Vol.
Batt. Lincolnshire Regt. ; was M.P. for Grantham
1865-8. -Si/sto/i Old Hall, OrantJuim; Carlton
Club, 8.W.



THOROLD, Mrs., of Silchester Hall, Hamp-
shire.

Lora Marsh, 2nd dau. of Preston Karslake, Esq., of
White Knights, Berkshire, who d. 1892. by Emily,
who d. 1887, dau. of the late Stephen Garrard, Esq. ;
>K. 1889 Hubert Gould William Thorold, Esq., of
Silchester Hall, Comm. ret. K.N., formerly Lieut.
Berks Yeo. Cav., who d. 1906, and has, with other
issue, a son, * WUliam George Preston, Capt. Berks
Yeo. ; educated at New Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1916) ;
b. W92.—Silc}iester Hall, Reading.



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THOEP, the Rev. Chaeles Fenwice, of Ryton,
CO. Durham.
Eldest son of the Rev. Charles Thorp, of Ryton, some
time Vicar of Ellingham, who d. 1880, by Isabella
Frances, only dau. of the late Andrew Robert Fenwick,
Esq., of Whitton, Northumberland; b. 1858. Educated
at Exeter Coll., Oxford ; is Vicar of Bea


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