Thomas Stonor, 3rd Baron Camoys (1797–1881) was a British peer, previously a member of Parliament. He was the son of another Thomas Stonor and Kitty Blundell, daughter of the art collector Henry Blundell.[ citation needed ]
The Peerage of Great Britain comprises all extant peerages created in the Kingdom of Great Britain after the Acts of Union 1707 but before the Acts of Union 1800. It replaced the Peerage of England and the Peerage of Scotland until it was itself replaced by the Peerage of the United Kingdom in 1801.
Henry Blundell was an English art collector, who amassed a large collection of art and antiquities at Ince Blundell Hall in Lancashire.
In 1817, he went to study at Paris University.
Thomas Stonor sat as a Member of Parliament for Oxford from 1832–1833 and was High Sheriff of Oxfordshire for 1836.
Oxford was a parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom. It comprised the city of Oxford in the county of Oxfordshire, and elected two members of parliament from its creation in 1295 until 1885 when its representation was reduced to one member by the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885.
The High Sheriff of Oxfordshire, in common with other counties, was originally the King's representative on taxation upholding the law in Saxon times. The word Sheriff evolved from 'shire-reeve'.
He succeeded to his title in 1839, after Queen Victoria terminated its abeyance in his favour. He was the appointed Lord-in-Waiting to The Queen from 1846–1852, 1853–1858, 1859–1866, and finally from 1868–1874.
Victoria was Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from 20 June 1837 until her death. On 1 May 1876, she adopted the additional title of Empress of India.
Thomas married Frances Towneley on 25 July 1821. They had the following issue:
Sir Robert Peel, 2nd Baronet, was a British statesman and Conservative Party politician who served twice as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and twice as Home Secretary. He is regarded as the father of modern British policing, owing to his founding of the Metropolitian Police Service. Peel was one of the founders of the modern Conservative Party.
Francis Robert Stonor, 4th Baron Camoys (1856–1897) was the son of the Hon. Francis Stonor and Eliza Peel.
Most Rev. Edmund Stonor (1831–1912) was a prominent British Roman Catholic archbishop.
They also had three short-lived, unnamed children.
Baron Camoys died on 18 January 1881. As his eldest son, Francis, had died a week before him, he was succeeded by his grandson, another Francis.
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The barony of Camoys was created twice. From 26 November 1313 to 1 April 1335 Ralph de Camoys (d.1336) was summoned to Parliament by writ, and is thereby held to have become Baron Camoys of the first creation. Ralph de Camoys (d.1336) married firstly, Margaret de Brewes, daughter of William de Brewes, 1st Lord Brewes (d.1291), and secondly, Elizabeth le Despenser, daughter of Hugh le Despenser, 1st Earl of Winchester.
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