Sir John Thorold, 12th Baronet

Sir John Henry Thorold, 12th Baronet DL ( (9 March 1842 – October 1922)[1] was a British Conservative Party politician.

He was son of Sir John Charles Thorold, 11th Baronet and succeeded him in 1866, inheriting Syston Park.

He was elected at the 1865 general election as a Member of Parliament (MP) for the borough of Grantham in Lincolnshire,[2] but did not stand again in 1868.[3]

He was appointed High Sheriff of Lincolnshire for 1876–77.[4] and was a Deputy Lieutenant of the county.

He married Hon. Alexandrina Willoughby, daughter of Baron Middleton, on 3 February 1869, and they had five children:

  • Dorothy Marion Thorold d. 7 April 1958
  • Aline Thorold d. 27 October 1951
  • Sir John George Thorold, 13th Bt. b. 2 October 1870, d. 25 December 1951
  • Captain Henry Cecil Thorold b. 17 November 1871, d. 18 February 1902
  • Sir James Ernest Thorold, 14th Bt.+ b. 27 January 1877

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "G" (part 2)
  2. ^ "No. 22991". The London Gazette. 14 July 1865. p. 3531.
  3. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1977]. British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 133. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.
  4. ^ "No. 24293". The London Gazette. 12 February 1876. p. 637.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Frederick James Tollemache
William Earle Welby
Member of Parliament for Grantham
18651868
With: William Earle Welby to April 1868
Edmund Turnor from April 1868
Succeeded by
Frederick James Tollemache
Sir Hugh Cholmeley, Bt
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
John Charles Thorold
Baronet
of Marston
1866–1922
Succeeded by
John George Thorold