Thomas Staunton (Ipswich MP)
Thomas Staunton (?1706 – 1 October 1784) was an Irish lawyer and a member of both the Irish and British Parliaments. 
He was the son of John Staunton of Galway, Ireland and educated at Trinity College, Dublin from 1723. He was called to the Irish bar in 1729. He then moved to London to study law at the Inner Temple in 1727 and at Lincoln's Inn in 1740. He was called to the English bar in 1740.
He married twice; firstly Jane, the daughter of Gilbert Vane, 2nd Baron Barnard and had 2 sons who predeased him and 2 daughters and secondly Catherine, the daughter of Thomas Thurston of Holbrook Hall, Suffolk and the widow of William Peck of Little Sampford, Essex.
- "STAUNTON, Thomas (?1706-84), of Holbrook Hall, Suff". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
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|Member of Parliament for Ipswich
1757 – 1784
With: Samuel Kent to 1759
George Montgomerie 1759–61
The Lord Orwell 1761–68
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