Thomas Whitmore (16 November 1782 – 6 February 1846) was an English Whig politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1806 to 1831.
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Whitmore was the eldest son of Thomas Whitmore of Apley Park, Stockton, Shropshire and his wife Mary Foley and was educated at Eton College (1796-79) and Christ Church, Oxford (1799). He was recorder of the borough of Bridgnorth and lay Dean of the royal peculiar of Bridgnorth.
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He inherited Apley Park in 1795 on the death of his father and in 1811 extensively rebuilt Apley Hall. The following year he became a partner in the London bank of Chatteris, Whitmore & Co. He was a J.P. and Deputy Lieutenant for Shropshire and was appointed High Sheriff of Shropshire for 1805–06.
Apley Hall is an English Gothic Revival house located in the parish of Stockton near Bridgnorth, Shropshire. The building was completed in 1811 with adjoining property of 180 acres (0.73 km2) of private parkland beside the River Severn. It was once home to the Whitmore, Foster and Avery families. The Hall is a Grade II* listed building claimed as one of the largest in the county of Shropshire.
Shropshire is a county in the West Midlands of England, bordering Wales to the west, Cheshire to the north, Staffordshire to the east, and Worcestershire and Herefordshire to the south. Shropshire Council was created in 2009, a unitary authority taking over from the previous county council and five district councils. The borough of Telford and Wrekin has been a separate unitary authority since 1998 but continues to be included in the ceremonial county.
This is a list of Sheriffs and High Sheriffs of Shropshire
In 1806 Whitmore was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Bridgnorth, holding the seat until 1831.
Bridgnorth was a parliamentary borough in Shropshire which was represented in the House of Commons of England from 1295 until 1707, then in the House of Commons of Great Britain until 1800, and in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 until its abolition in 1885.
Whitmore died in 1846 at the age of 63. He had married Catherine Thomasson, daughter of Thomas Thomasson of York and had 3 sons and 3 daughters. Their son Thomas Charlton Whitmore was also MP for Bridgnorth.
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