Lord John Thynne

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The Reverend Lord John Thynne
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Monument and effigy of Lord John Thynne in Westminster Abbey
Born7 November 1798
Died9 Feb 1881
Education Eton and St John's College, Cambridge
Spouse(s) Anna Constantia Beresford (1806–1866)
Parent(s) Thomas Thynne, 2nd Marquess of Bath (1765–1837) and Hon. Isabella Elizabeth Byng (1773–1830)
Church Church of England
Ordained1822
Offices held
Curate of Corsley (1822–1823)
Rector of Backwell, Street with Walton and Kingston Deverill (1823–1828)
Prebendary and subdean of Lincoln (1828–1831)
Notes
Arms of Lord John Thynne: Quarterly of 4, 1st and 4th grand quarters: 1&4: Barry of ten or and sable (Botteville); 2nd and 3rd: Argent, a lion rampant tail nowed and erect gules (Thynne); 2: Gules, four fusils in fess argent (Carteret): 3: Gules, three clarions or (Granville). Detail from monument in Kilkhampton Church to his grandson Lt-Col. Algernon Carteret Thynne Arms AlgernonCarteretThynne (1868-1917) KilkhamptonChurch Cornwall.xcf
Arms of Lord John Thynne: Quarterly of 4, 1st and 4th grand quarters: 1&4: Barry of ten or and sable (Botteville); 2nd and 3rd: Argent, a lion rampant tail nowed and erect gules (Thynne); 2: Gules, four fusils in fess argent (Carteret): 3: Gules, three clarions or (Granville). Detail from monument in Kilkhampton Church to his grandson Lt-Col. Algernon Carteret Thynne

Rev. Lord John Thynne (7 November 1798 – 9 February 1881) was an Anglican cleric, who served for 45 years as Deputy Dean of Westminster.

Church of England Anglican state church of England

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Dean of Westminster position

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Origins

He was born in 1798, the third son of Thomas Thynne, 2nd Marquess of Bath (1765–1837) by his wife Hon. Isabella Elizabeth Byng, a daughter of George Byng, 4th Viscount Torrington.

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Inheritance

He inherited the estate of Haynes Park, Bedfordshire, and the manor of Kilkhampton in Cornwall from his childless uncle, John Thynne, 3rd Baron Carteret (1772–1849). Stowe House in Kilkhampton had been the seat of his distant ancestor John Granville, 1st Earl of Bath (1628–1701), and had descended from him via the Cartaret family.

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Career

He was educated at Eton College and St John's College, Cambridge and was ordained by John Fisher, Bishop of Salisbury in 1822. His first post was as curate of Corsley, a parish on his father's estate of Longleat. Next he served as Rector of Backwell, Street with Walton, and Kingston Deverill, all in Somerset and Wiltshire. In 1828 he was appointed a canon and subdean of Lincoln Cathedral, then became a Canon of Westminster Abbey in 1831. He became sub-dean of Westminster in 1835, later declining the deaneries of Westminster, Wells and Windsor. He lived at Ashburnham House near Westminster Abbey and assisted at the coronation of King William IV and Queen Adelaide, and later at that of Queen Victoria.

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Marriage & progeny

Granite obelisk monument to Lt-Col. Algernon Carteret Thynne (1868-1917), DSO, Kilkhampton, Cornwall War Memorial in Kilkhampton - geograph.org.uk - 421537.jpg
Granite obelisk monument to Lt-Col. Algernon Carteret Thynne (1868–1917), DSO, Kilkhampton, Cornwall

On 2 March 1824 at St James's Church, Piccadilly, he married Anna Constantia Beresford, a daughter of Rev. Charles Cobbe Beresford. She later built the first marine aquarium in Britain. By his wife he had the following issue:

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Death & burial

He died on 9 February 1881 and was buried at Haynes Park. His monument designed by Henry Hugh Armstead, a recumbent effigy within an arched recess, survives in the north choir aisle of Westminster Abbey.

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References

  1. 1 2 Per inscription on monument in Kilkhampton Church to Lt Col. Algernon Carteret Thynne (1868–1917)
  2. "Kilkhampton War Memorial and Memorial to Lieutenant Colonel Algernon Carteret Thynne D.S.O." ww1cemeteries.com. Retrieved 15 May 2014.
  3. "Lt Col A Carteret-Thynne DSO". Imperial War Museum . Retrieved 15 May 2014.
  4. Debrett's Peerage, 1968, p.120
Religious titles
Preceded by
Thomas Manners Hutton
Canon of Westminster
1831–1881
Succeeded by
Alfred Barry