Sir Thomas Spring, 3rd Baronet

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Sir Thomas Spring, 3rd Baronet (c. 1672 – 2 April 1704) was an English baronet and landowner. [1]

Spring was the eldest son of Sir William Spring, 2nd Baronet and Sarah, daughter of Sir Robert Cordell, 1st Baronet of Melford Hall, Suffolk. [2] [3] He was educated at Christ's College, Cambridge and inherited his father's title and estate upon his death in 1684. He lived at Pakenham Hall in Pakenham, Suffolk. Spring served as High Sheriff of Suffolk in 1696. [4] On 23 May 1691 he married Hon. Merolina Jermyn, the daughter and co-heiress of Thomas Jermyn, 2nd Baron Jermyn and Mary Merry, and co-heiress of Henry Jermyn, 1st Baron Dover. [5] They had three sons and six daughters: [6]

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References

  1. Arthur Collins, 'Spring, of Pakenham', The English Baronetage (Volume 2, Tho. Wotton, 1741), p.243.
  2. William John Courthope, Synopsis of the Extinct Baronetage of England (Rivington, 1835), p.187.
  3. ThePeerage.com (entry #455799) http://www.thepeerage.com/p45580.htm (Accessed 11 February 2015)
  4. Arthur Collins, 'Spring, of Pakenham', The English Baronetage (Volume 2, Tho. Wotton, 1741), p.243.
  5. William Harvey, The Visitation of Suffolke (Volume 2, S. Tymms, 1868), p.185.
  6. Arthur Collins, 'Spring, of Pakenham', The English Baronetage (Volume 2, Tho. Wotton, 1741), p.243.
  7. Symonds, Sir William; Sharp, James A. (1858). Memoirs of the Life and Services of Rear-Admiral Sir William Symonds: Surveyor of the Navy from 1832 to 1847. Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, & Roberts. p. 2-4. Retrieved 14 February 2019.
  8. Joseph Jackson Howard, ‘Spring’, The Visitation of Suffolk ( Whittaker and Co, 1866), pp.165-206.
  9. William John Courthope, Synopsis of the Extinct Baronetage of England (Rivington, 1835), p.187.
Political offices
Preceded by
Daniel Browning
High Sheriff of Suffolk
1696
Succeeded by
John Pack
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Sir William Spring
Baronet
(of Pakenham)
1684–1704
Succeeded by
Sir William Spring