Thomas Stonor, 3rd Baron Camoys

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Thomas Stonor, Baron Camoys

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 Katherine Blundell, daughter of the art collector Henry Blundell. [1]



In 1817, he went to study at Paris University.

Thomas Stonor sat as a Member of Parliament for Oxford for the Whigs from 1832 to 1833. His election was declared void following an election petition and his brother-in-law, Charles Towneley unsuccessfully stood at the by-election that followed. [2]

He was High Sheriff of Oxfordshire for 1836. [3]

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 to 1852, 1853–1858, 1859–1866, and finally from 1868 to 1874.


Thomas married Frances Towneley, daughter of Peregrine Edward Towneley (1762–1846) and Charlotte Drummond of Towneley Hall, Burnley on 25 July 1821. They had the following issue:


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.

Line of descent from earlier Baron de Camoys

Line of descent from earlier Baron de Camoys
  • Thomas de Camoys, 1st Baron Camoys (m. Elizabeth Louches)
    • Sir Richard de Camoys (m. Joan Poynings)
      • Hugh de Camoys, 2nd Baron Camoys
      • Margaret de Camoys (m. Ralph Radmylde)
        • Margaret Radmylde (m. John Goring)
          • John Goring (m. Joan Hewster)
            • John Goring (m. Constance Dyke)
              • William Goring (m. Elizabeth Covert)
                • Henry Goring (m. Dorothy Everard)
                  • William Goring (m. Ann Burbridge)
                    • Henry Goring (m. Eleanor Kingsmill)
                      • Sir William Goring, 1st Baronet (m. Eleanor Francis)
                        • Sir Henry Goring, 2nd Baronet (m. Mary Chamberlain)
                          • Ann Goring (m. Richard Biddulph)
                            • John Biddulph (m. Mary Arundell)
                              • Mary Biddulph (m. Thomas Stonor (1710–1772))
                                • Charles Stonor (1737–1781) (m. Mary Blount)
                                  • Thomas Stonor (1766–1831) (m. Catherine Blundell)
                                    • Thomas Stonor, 3rd Baron Camoys



  1. Axon, William (1886). "Blundell, Henry"  . Dictionary of National Biography . Vol. 05. pp. 265–266.
  2. Craig, F. W. S., ed. (1977). British Parliamentary Election Results 1832-1885 (1st ed.). London: Macmillan Press. pp. 233–234. ISBN   978-1-349-02349-3.
  3. "No. 19353". The London Gazette . 5 February 1836. pp. 223–224.
  4. Charles Mosley, ed. (2003), Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, vol. 1 (107 ed.), Burke's Peerage & Gentry, p. 659, ISBN   978-0971196629

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Oxford
With: James Langston
Succeeded by
Honorary titles
Preceded by High Sheriff of Oxfordshire
Succeeded by
Philip Wyndham
Peerage of England
Preceded by
Baron Camoys
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