Thornhill baronets

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There have been two baronetcies created for persons with the surname Thornhill, one in the Baronetage of England and one in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. Both creations are extinct.

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The Thornhill Baronetcy, of Olantigh in the County of Kent and of Barbados, was created in the Baronetage of England on 24 December 1682 for Timothy Thornhill, the member of an old Kentish family. He was childless and the title became extinct on his death in circa 1693.

Olantigh is a property 1 mile (1.6 km) north of Wye in Kent, southeast England. It includes a garden of 20 acres (8.1 ha). The hamlet in which the property stands is Little Olantigh. The population of the property and surrounding area is included in the civil parish of Wye with Hinxhill.

Barbados country in the Caribbean

Barbados is an island country in the Lesser Antilles of the West Indies, in the Caribbean region of North America. It is 34 kilometres in length and up to 23 km (14 mi) in width, covering an area of 432 km2 (167 sq mi). It is situated in the western area of the North Atlantic and 100 km (62 mi) east of the Windward Islands and the Caribbean Sea; therein, Barbados is east of the Windwards, part of the Lesser Antilles, roughly at 13°N of the equator. It is about 168 km (104 mi) east of both the countries of Saint Lucia and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines and 400 km (250 mi) north-east of Trinidad and Tobago. Barbados is outside the principal Atlantic hurricane belt. Its capital and largest city is Bridgetown.

Kent County of England

Kent is a county in South East England and one of the home counties. It borders Greater London to the north west, Surrey to the west and East Sussex to the south west. The county also shares borders with Essex along the estuary of the River Thames, and with the French department of Pas-de-Calais through the Channel Tunnel. The county town is Maidstone.

The Thornhill, later Compton-Thornhill Baronetcy, of Riddlesworth Hall in the Parish of Riddlesworth in the County of Norfolk and of Pakenham Lodge in the Parish of Pakenham in the County of Suffolk, was created in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom on 11 August 1885. For more information on this creation, see Compton-Thornhill baronets.

Riddlesworth Hall School grade II listed building in the United kingdom

Riddlesworth Hall School www.riddlesworthall.com is a former country house. It now serves as a boarding school. It is located in Riddlesworth, Norfolk, England.

The Thornhill, later Compton-Thornhill Baronetcy, of Riddlesworth Hall in the Parish of Riddlesworth in the County of Norfolk and of Pakenham Lodge in the Parish of Pakenham in the County of Suffolk, was a title in the Baronetage of the United Kingdom. It was created on 11 August 1885 for Thomas Thornhill, Conservative Member of Parliament for West Suffolk. The second Baronet assumed the additional surname of Compton on 9 May 1901. The title became extinct on his death in 1949.

Thornhill baronets, of Ollantigh and Barbados (1682)

Thornhill, later Compton-Thornhill baronets, of Riddlesworth Hall and Pakenham Lodge (1885)

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