Thomas Walmsley (died 1637)

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Sir Thomas Walmsley (died 13 July 1637) was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons between 1621 and 1624.

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Walmsley was the son of Thomas Walmesley of Dunkenhalgh and grandson of Sir Thomas Walmsley Justice of Common Pleas. He was knighted on 11 August 1617. In 1621, he was elected Member of Parliament for Clitheroe. He was elected MP for Lancashire in 1624. [1]

Dunkenhalgh

The Dunkenhalgh is a country manor in Lancashire, on the outskirts of Clayton le Moors near the river Hyndburn. Originally a large country house in Tudor style, later converted into a hotel. It is grade II listed.

Sir Thomas Walmsley (1537–1612) was an English judge and politician.

Clitheroe (UK Parliament constituency) former parliamentary constituency in Lancashire

Clitheroe was a parliamentary constituency in Lancashire.

Walmsley predeceased his father in 1637.

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Parliament of England
Preceded by
Sir Gilbert Hoghton, 2nd Baronet
Clement Coke
Member of Parliament for Clitheroe
1621
With: William Fanshawe
Succeeded by
William Fanshawe
Ralph Whitfield
Preceded by
Sir John Ratcliffe
Sir Gilbert Hoghton
Member of Parliament for Lancashire
1624
With: Sir John Ratcliffe
Succeeded by
Sir Richard Molyneux, Bt
Sir John Ratcliffe