Sir Thomas Cotton, 2nd Baronet, of Combermere

Sir Thomas Cotton, 2nd Baronet (c. 1672  12 June 1715) was an English peer and officer of the Crown.


He was born the son of Sir Robert Cotton and Hester Salusbury, daughter of Royalist politician and soldier Sir Thomas Salusbury. Sheriff of Cheshire from 1712 to 1713,[1] he succeeded to the Cotton Baronetcy on 17 December 1712.[2]


Sir Thomas married Philadelphia (5 May 1675  30 December 1758), daughter and heiress of Sir Thomas Lynch three time Governor of Jamaica around 18 November 1689. The couple had the following issue:[3]


  1. "The Peerage". Retrieved 10 December 2015.
  2. "Sir Thomas Cotton, 2nd Bt". Retrieved 10 December 2015.
  3. "The (Almost) Complete Cotton Family Tree". Combermere Abbey. Archived from the original on 2015-12-11.
  4. Burke 1869, p. 254.
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Robert Cotton
(of Combermere )
Succeeded by
Robert Cotton
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