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Thomas Arthur Southwell

Birthdate: (53)
Birthplace: St. Omer, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Death: February 15, 1796 (53)
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Son of Thomas George Southwell, 1st Viscount Southwell of Castle Matrix and Margaret Hamilton
Husband of Sophia Maria Josepha Southwell
Father of Margaret Preston; Thomas Anthony Southwell, 3rd Viscount Southwell; Arthur Francis Southwell and Paulina Southwell
Brother of Henry Southwell and Robert Henry Southwell

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Thomas Arthur Southwell, 2nd Viscount Southwell (16 April 1742 – 14 February 1796), styled The Honourable from 1766 until 1780, was an Irish peer and politician.

He was the oldest son of Thomas Southwell, 1st Viscount Southwell and his wife Margaret Hamilton, daughter of Arthur Cecil Hamilton of Castle Hamilton, Killeshandra Co. Cavan. His younger brother was Robert Henry Southwell. Southwell was educated at Trinity College, Dublin. In 1780, he succeeded his father as viscount.

In 1767, Southwell entered the Irish House of Commons for Limerick County, the same constituency his father had represented before, and sat for it until the following year.

On 7 November 1774, he married Sophia Maria Josepha Walsh, third daughter of Francis Joseph Walsh, Comte de Serrant, and had by her four sons and four daughters. Southwell died aged 53 and was succeeded in his titles by his oldest son Thomas.

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Thomas Southwell, 2nd Viscount Southwell's Timeline

April 16, 1742
St. Omer, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
September 1, 1775
Age 33
Dublin, County Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
February 25, 1777
Age 34
February 6, 1789
Age 46
February 15, 1796
Age 53