Thomas Southwell, 4th Viscount Southwell

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The Viscount Southwell
4th Viscount Southwell
Predecessor3rd Viscount Southwell
BornThomas Arthur Joseph Southwell
(1836-04-06)6 April 1836
Died26 April 1878(1878-04-26) (aged 42)
Offices Lord Lieutenant of Leitrim
Spouse(s)Charlotte née Mostyn
(1871-1878, his death)
ParentsLt.-Col. Hon. Arthur Francis Southwell
Mary Anne Agnes Dillon

Thomas Arthur Joseph Southwell, 4th Viscount Southwell KP (6 April 1836 – 26 April 1878) was an Irish peer. He was the son of Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Francis Southwell and Mary Anne Agnes Dillon. He joined the Army, but resigned after only three years. He became Viscount Southwell in 1860 on the death of his uncle Thomas Southwell, 3rd Viscount Southwell, whose heir apparent died without issue, and was appointed a Knight of the Order of St Patrick on 2 August 1871. [1]

Lord Southwell married Charlotte Mary Barbara Mostyn, daughter of Sir Pyers Mostyn, 8th Bt. and the Hon. Frances Georgiana Fraser (youngest daughter of Thomas Fraser, 12th Lord Lovat). They a son, who became the 5th Viscount, and a daughter, Frances, who married Major Herbert Stourton, a grandson of Charles Stourton, 19th Baron Stourton.

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  1. Rayment, Leigh. "Knights of the Order of St Patrick". Archived from the original on 7 June 2008. Retrieved 13 December 2008.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
Honorary titles
Preceded by Lord Lieutenant of Leitrim
Succeeded by
Peerage of Ireland
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