Thomas Stockdale

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Thomas Stockdale of Bilton Park (died 25 December 1653) supported the Parliamentary cause during the English Civil War, and sat as a member for Knaresborough in the Long Parliament from 1645. [1] [2] He was also a Yorkshire magistrate, who was closely allied to the Fairfaxs and was a bailiff or agent for Lord Fairfax. [3] [4]

Stockdale married Margaret, second daughter of Sir William Parsons, an Elizabethan commissioner of plantations in Ireland. [5] they had issue that included Elizabeth (d. 25 October 1694). [1]


  1. 1 2 Gent p. 45
  2. (2008), The fascinating history of a former hunting lodge, Harrogate Advertiser, 28 March 2008
  3. James, p. 54
  4. Urban, Sylvanus (1848). The Gentleman's magazine,Volume 184, p. 594
  5. Burke, p. 418

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Parliament of England
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Knaresborough
With: Sir William Constable, Bt
Succeeded by
Unrepresented in the Barebones Parliament