Thomas Scott, 2nd Earl of Clonmell (15 August 1783 – 18 January 1838), styled Lord Earlsfort between 1793 and 1798, was an Irish peer and politician.
Scott was the only son of John Scott, 1st Earl of Clonmell, Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench for Ireland, by his second wife, Margaret, daughter of Patrick Lawless, a Dublin banker. He became known by the courtesy title Lord Earlsfort when his father was elevated to an earldom in 1793.
Scott succeeded his father in the earldom in 1798, aged 14. As this was an Irish peerage, he was still eligible for election to the British House of Commons.In 1807 he was returned to parliament for New Romney, a seat he held until 1812.
Lord Clonmell married Lady Henrietta Louisa, daughter of George Greville, 2nd Earl of Warwick, on 9 February 1805. They had two sons and seven daughters. Lady Louisa Augusta Scott, Lady Caroline Sophia Scott, Lady Frances Mary Scott, Lady Harriet Margaret Scott, Lady Sophia Louisa Scott, John Henry Scott 3rd Earl of Clonmell, Colonel Hon.Charles Grantham Scott and Lady Augusta Anne Scott. He died at North Aston, Oxfordshire, in January 1838, aged 54, and was succeeded by his eldest son, John. The Countess of Clonmell only survived her husband by ten months and died at St Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex, in November 1838.
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Earl of Clonmell, in the County of Tipperary, was a title in the Peerage of Ireland. It was created in 1793 for John Scott, 1st Viscount Clonmell, Lord Chief Justice of the King's Bench for Ireland. He had already been created Baron Earlsfort, of Lisson-Earl in the County of Tipperary, in 1784, and Viscount Clonmell in 1789. These titles were also in the Peerage of Ireland. He was succeeded by his son, the second Earl. He sat as Member of Parliament for New Romney. His grandson, the fourth Earl, was elected an Irish Representative Peer in 1874. The latter never married and was succeeded by his younger brother, the fifth Earl. He was a Lieutenant-Colonel in the Rifle Brigade and fought in the Ashanti War. He was childless and was succeeded by his first cousin, the sixth Earl. He was the eldest son of Colonel the Hon. Charles Grantham Scott, second son of the second Earl. On his death the titles passed to his son, the seventh Earl. He died without male issue and was succeeded by his seventy-five-year-old uncle, the eighth Earl. The latter was childless and on his death in 1935 the titles became extinct. Family homes included Bishopscourt in County Kildare, Ireland (1838-1914) and Eathorpe Hall in Warwickshire, England.
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|Parliament of the United Kingdom|
| Member of Parliament for New Romney |
With: Hon. George Ashburnham
Sir John Duckworth
|Peerage of Ireland|
John Henry Scott
| Earl of Clonmell |
John Henry Scott