Thomas Knox

Hon. Thomas Knox

Rush ID: 5227

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1816
Died:
20 May 1858
Birth place:
U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
true
Formative occupation:
Private income
Election occupation:
Private income
Parentage:
Viscount Northland MP (2nd Earl of Ranfurley) and the daughter of Archbishop Stuart of Armagh
Notes:
Succeeded his father as MP in 1838; succeeded as MP by his brother in 1851.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
5227
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q7791585
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. KNOX, Hon. Thomas (1816-1858)
  2. NORTHLAND, Viscount (1816-1858) **

Alternative names

  1. Viscount Northland (a.k.a.)

    1840 - 1858

    courtesy title assumed on father's succession as Earl of Ranfurley in 1840.

Peerages

  1. 3rd Earl Ranfurley

    3rd Earl of Ranfurley

    Hereditary

    1858

    succeeded in March 1858, died in May.

Constituencies

  1. Dungannon

    Party: Conservative
    Year of election: 1838*
    Date of election: 9 June 1838
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1851*
    Date of exit: c. 1851*
    Party: Conservative
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Exit January 1851.

Marriages

  1. Rimington, Harriet

    Year: 1848

Relationships

  1. Son of Northland

  2. Brother of William Knox

  3. Nephew of John Knox

Parties

  1. Conservative Party member

Clubs

  1. Carlton Club

  2. Travellers' Club