Tichborne Aston

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Tichborne Aston (1 November 1716 4 March 1748) [1] was an Irish politician.

He was the son of William Aston, MP for Dunleer, and his wife Hon. Salisbury Tichborne, daughter of Henry Tichborne, 1st Baron Ferrard and Arabella Cotton; [2] The Astons, a junior branch of the family of Lord Aston of Forfar, came originally from Staffordshire. Tichborne's great-grandfather Sir William Aston, moved to `Ireland and became a prominent judge.

He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin. [3] Aston entered the Irish House of Commons in 1741 and was Member of Parliament (MP) for Ardee until his death in 1748. [4] He was appointed High Sheriff of Louth in 1742. [2]

In 1746, he married Jane Rowan, daughter of William Rowan. [2] Their only son William succeeded as Lord Aston. [2]

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  1. Johnston-Liik, Edith Mary (2006). MPs in Dublin: Companion to History of the Irish Parliament 1692–1800. Ulster Historical Foundation. p. 68. ISBN   1-903688-60-4.
  2. 1 2 3 4 "ThePeerage - Tichborne Aston" . Retrieved 26 December 2006.
  3. "Alumni Dublinenses: a register of the students, graduates, professors and provosts of Trinity College in the University of Dublin (1593–1860)" George Dames Burtchaell/Thomas Ulick Sadleir p24: Dublin, Alex Thom and Co, 1935
  4. "Leigh Rayment - Irish House of Commons 1692-1800". Archived from the original on 7 June 2008. Retrieved 7 May 2009.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by Member of Parliament for Ardee
1741 1748
With: Robert Parkinson
Succeeded by