Thomas Touchet-Jesson, 23rd Baron Audley

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The Right Honourable
The Lord Audley
23rd Baron Audley
Tenure27 May 1942 — 3 July 1963
BornThomas Percy Henry Touchet-Jesson
(1913-09-15)15 September 1913
Herefordshire, England
Died3 July 1963(1963-07-03) (aged 49)
Málaga, Spain
Spouse(s)
June Chaplin
(m. 1952;div. 1957)

Sarah Churchill
(m. 1962;his death 1963)
FatherThomas Touchet Tuchet-Jesson
MotherAnnie Rosina Hammacott-Osler

Thomas Percy Henry Touchet-Jesson, 23rd Baron Audley MBE (15 September 1913 3 July 1963) was born in Herefordshire, England, to Thomas Touchet Tuchet-Jesson and Annie Rosina Hammacott-Osler and educated at Lancing College. He married twice, initially to June Isabel de Trafford née Chaplin, daughter of Lt.-Col Reginald Chaplin, whom he divorced in 1957. His second marriage, on 26 April 1962, was to Sarah Churchill, daughter of former Prime Minister Sir Winston Churchill and his wife Clementine.

Herefordshire County of England

Herefordshire is a county in the West Midlands of England, governed by Herefordshire Council. It borders Shropshire to the north, Worcestershire to the east, Gloucestershire to the south-east, and the Welsh counties of Monmouthshire and Powys to the west.

Lancing College

Lancing College is an independent boarding and day school in southern England, UK. The school is located in West Sussex, east of Worthing near the village of Lancing, on the south coast of England. Lancing was founded in 1848 by Nathaniel Woodard and educates c. 550 pupils between the ages of 13 and 18; the co-educational ratio is c. 60:40 boys to girls. Girls were admitted in 1971.

Sir Rudolph Edgar Francis de Trafford, 5th Baronet, OBE was a British aristocrat and banker who succeeded his brother to the de Trafford baronetage at the age of 77.

He inherited the title of 23rd Baron Audley on 27 May 1942 by writ, succeeding his second cousin Mary Thicknesse-Touchet, 22nd Baroness Audley on her death. As he died childless on 3 July 1963, the title passed to his sister Rosina (1911-1973).

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Mary Thicknesse-Touchet, 22nd Baroness Audley.

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References

Peerage of England
Preceded by
Mary Thicknesse-Touchet
Baron Audley
1942 (by writ) 1963
Succeeded by
Rosina Lois Veronica MacNamee