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Thomas Frankland, MP, 6th Baronet

Death: Died
Immediate Family:

Son of Admiral Sir Thomas Frankland, MP, 5th Baronet and Sarah Frankland
Husband of Dorothy Frankland
Father of Sir Robert Frankland-Russell, 7th Baronet
Brother of Charlotte Nicholas; Dinah Bowles; Katharine Whinyates (Frankland); Sarah FRANKLAND; Harriet FRANKLAND and 5 others

Occupation: 6th Baronet
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About Sir Thomas Frankland, MP, 6th Baronet

Biographical Summary

Sir Thomas Frankland, Baronet [1660], of Thirkelby aforesaid, 2d but 1st surv. b. and h.; b. in Old Bond Street, Sep. 1750 ; ed. at Eton, 1761 ; matric. at Oxford (Merton Coll.), 28 June 1768, and then said to be 17 ; cr. M.A., 4 July 1771 ; admitted to Lincoln's Inn, 22 Jan. 1772 ; M.P. for Thirsk, 1774-80, and 1796 to Oct. 1801, having suc. to the Baronetcy. 21 Nov. 1784; Sheriff of Yorkshire, 1792; F.R.S., F.L.S., and F.H.S., being a distinguished man of science. He m. in March 1773, Dorothy, da. of William Smelt, br. to Leonard Smelt, Sub. Gov. to George, Prince of Wales, afterwards George IV. She d. 19 May 1820. He d. 4 Jan. 1831 at Thirkelby, aged 80. M.I.

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1903; Vol. III; page 144

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Sir Thomas Frankland, MP, 6th Baronet's Timeline

September 18, 1750
July 16, 1784
Age 33
January 4, 1831
Age 80