| Member of Parliament |
for North Down
18 December 1885 –12 August 1898
|Preceded by||Constituency created|
|Succeeded by||John Blakiston-Houston|
|Born||17 October 1828|
|Died||12 August 1898 69)(aged|
|Political party|| Conservative |
|Spouse(s)||Esther Smyth (d.1873)|
Fanny Tucker (1874-83,died)
Col. Thomas Waring JP (17 October 1828 – 12 August 1898)was an Irish barrister and Conservative Member of Parliament in the House of Commons at Westminster.
The House of Commons, officially the Honourable the Commons of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Parliament assembled, is the lower house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. Like the upper house, the House of Lords, it meets in the Palace of Westminster. Owing to shortage of space, its office accommodation extends into Portcullis House.
Born at his family's ancestral home, Waringstown House, Waringstown, County Down, then son of Major Henry Waring JP and Frances Grace Waring (herself the daughter of the Very Rev. Holt Waring, Dean of Dromore).Waring was elected Member of Parliament for North Down in 1885, sitting until his death in 1898. He also served as High Sheriff of Down in 1868. He was an opponent of William Ewart Gladstone's Home Rule policy.
Waringstown House is a 17th-century Grade A listed building located in the village of Waringstown, County Down, Northern Ireland. As the oldest unfortified mansion house in Ireland, it was home to family of the place's namesake, William Waring, who founded the village. Today the building remains the home of the family's descendants.
County Down is one of six counties that form Northern Ireland, in the northeast of the island of Ireland. It covers an area of 2,448 km2 and has a population of 531,665. It is also one of the thirty-two traditional counties of Ireland and is within the province of Ulster. It borders County Antrim to the north, the Irish Sea to the east, County Armagh to the west, and County Louth across Carlingford Lough to the southwest.
The High Sheriff of Down is the Sovereign's judicial representative in County Down. Initially an office for lifetime, assigned by the Sovereign, the High Sheriff became annually appointed from the Provisions of Oxford in 1258. Besides his judicial importance, he has ceremonial and administrative functions and executes High Court Writs.
His first wife, Esther Smyth of Ardmore, Co. Londonderry, dying in 1873, aged 36, Waring married, secondly, on 6 August 1874, Fanny Tucker, of Trematon Castle, Cornwall. Fanny Waring died on 13 November 1883. Waring married for a third time, at Rostrevor, to Geraldine Stewart, of Ballyedmond, Rostrevor, Co. Down.
Trematon Castle is situated near Saltash in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It was the caput of the feudal barony of Trematon. It is similar in style to the later Restormel Castle, with a 12th-century keep. Trematon Castle overlooks Plymouth Sound and was built probably by Robert, Count of Mortain on the ruins of an earlier Roman fort: it is a motte-and-bailey castle and dates from soon after the Norman conquest. It occupies a sentinel position one and a half miles south-east of Trematon village.
Cornwall is a ceremonial county in South West England, bordered to the north and west by the Celtic Sea, to the south by the English Channel, and to the east by Devon, the River Tamar forming the border between them. Cornwall is the westernmost part of the South West Peninsula of the island of Great Britain. The southwesternmost point is Land's End and the southernmost Lizard Point. Cornwall has a population of 568,210 and an area of 3,563 km2 (1,376 sq mi). The county has been administered since 2009 by the unitary authority, Cornwall Council. The ceremonial county of Cornwall also includes the Isles of Scilly, which are administered separately. The administrative centre of Cornwall is Truro, its only city.
Rostrevor is a village and townland in County Down, Northern Ireland. It lies at the foot of Slieve Martin on the coast of Carlingford Lough, near Warrenpoint. The Kilbroney River flows through the village and Rostrevor Forest is nearby. It is within Newry, Mourne and Down District.
Sir Charles Norman Lockhart Stronge, 8th Baronet, MC, PC, JP, was a senior Ulster Unionist Party politician in Northern Ireland.
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Charles Frederick D'Arcy was a Church of Ireland bishop. He was the Bishop of Clogher from 1903 to 1907 when he was translated to become Bishop of Ossory, Ferns and Leighlin before then becoming the Bishop of Down, Connor and Dromore. He was then briefly the Archbishop of Dublin and finally, from 1920 until his death, Archbishop of Armagh. He was also a theologian, author and botanist.
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The North Down by-election of 1898 was held on 7 September 1898. The by-election was held due to the death of the incumbent Irish Unionist Alliance MP, Thomas Waring. It was won by the Irish Unionist Alliance candidate John Blakiston-Houston, who unusually, beat another Irish Unionist Alliance candidate, Thomas Corbett.
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