Thomas Richard Beaumont

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Thomas Richard Beaumont
Beaumont arms (Allendale).svg
Arms of Beaumont, of Bretton Hall, Yorkshire: Gules, a lion rampant or armed and langued azure an orle of eight crescents of the second [1]
Born(1758-04-29)29 April 1758
Died31 July 1829(1829-07-31) (aged 71)
Nationality British
OccupationColonel, politician
Spouse(s)Diana Wentworth
Children Thomas Wentworth Beaumont
Parents
  • Thomas Beaumont (father)
  • Anne Ayscough (mother)
RelativesSir Thomas Wentworth, 5th Baronet (father-in-law)
Baron Allendale (descendant)
Viscount Allendale (descendant)

Colonel Thomas Richard Beaumont (29 April 1758 – 31 July 1829) [2] of Bretton Hall, Wakefield, Yorkshire, was a British Tory [3] politician and soldier.

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Origins

He was the son of Thomas Beaumont of The Oaks in Darton, Yorkshire, by his wife Anne Ayscough, daughter of Edward Ayscough. [4]

Career

In 1794 Beaumont raised the 21st Light Dragoons and served as the regiment's colonel until 1802. [5] He entered the British House of Commons in 1795 and sat for Northumberland first in the Parliament of Great Britain, then in Parliament of the United Kingdom until 1818. [2]

Marriage and children

Beaumont married Diana Wentworth, daughter of Sir Thomas Wentworth, 5th Baronet, [6] by whom he had three daughters and five sons, [6] including Thomas Wentworth Beaumont, eldest son, also MP for Northumberland, [6] and the ancestor of Baron Allendale and Viscount Allendale.

Death and burial

Beaumont died at his seat Bretton Hall in Yorkshire. [6]

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References

  1. Montague-Smith, P.W. (ed.), Debrett's Peerage, Baronetage, Knightage and Companionage, Kelly's Directories Ltd, Kingston-upon-Thames, 1968, p.56
  2. 1 2 "Leigh Rayment - British House of Commons, Northumberland". Archived from the original on 10 August 2009. Retrieved 29 April 2009.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  3. "The National Archives - Beaumont family" . Retrieved 29 April 2009.
  4. "ThePeerage - Colonel Thomas Richard Beaumont" . Retrieved 15 February 2009.
  5. "No. 15499". The London Gazette . 20 July 1802. p. 765.
  6. 1 2 3 4 Burke, John (1862). Bernhard Burke (ed.). Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry. Vol. I (4th ed.). London: Harrison. p. 78.
Military offices
New regiment Colonel of the 21st Light Dragoons
1794–1802
Succeeded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Northumberland
1795–1801
With: Hon. Charles Grey
Succeeded by
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Parliament of Great Britain
Member of Parliament for Northumberland
18011818
With: Hon. Charles Grey 1801–1807
Earl Percy 1807–1812
Sir Charles Monck 1812–1818
Succeeded by