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Honourable, Sir Hon. Thomas Lyon, Lord

Birthdate: (55)
Birthplace: Hetton House, Durham, England
Death: September 13, 1796 (55)
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Lyon, 8th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne and Lady Jane Nicolson
Husband of Mary Elizabeth Lyon
Father of Charlotte Liddell; Susan Fellowes; Mary Anne Lyon; Charles Lyon; John Lyon and 2 others
Brother of John Bowes, 9th Earl of Strathmore; James Philip Lyon; Lady Susan Lyon; Lady Anne Simpson; Lady Mary Lyon and 1 other

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About Hon. Thomas Lyon

Thomas Lyon, 8th Earl of Strathmore (1704 – 18 January 1753) was the son of John Lyon, 4th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne, and Lady Elizabeth Stanhope. On 20 July 1736, he married Jean Nicholsen, at Houghton-le-Spring. They had seven children: John Bowes, 9th Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne (1737–1776) James Philip Lyon (1738–1763) Hon. Thomas Lyon (1741–1796). Married Mary Wren. Their daughter Charlotte Lyon (d. 1871) married Revd Henry George Liddell (d. 1872) (son of Sir Henry Liddell 5th Bart). The children of Charlotte Lyon and Revd Henry George Liddell were the Very Revd Henry George Liddell (d. 1898) and Charles Liddell (d. 1894) Mary Lyon (d. 1767) Susan Lyon (d. 26 February 1769) Anne Lyon (c. 1753–?). Married John Simpson. Their daughter Maria Susannah Simpson married Thomas Liddell, 1st Baron Ravensworth (youngest son of Sir Henry Liddell 5th Bart, younger brother of Revd Henry George Liddell d. 1872) Jane Lyon (d. 1836)

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Hon. Thomas Lyon's Timeline

March 18, 1741
Hetton House, Durham, England
Age 42
Hetton-le-Hole, Tyne and Wear, United Kingdom
Age 52
September 13, 1796
Age 55