Thomas Archer, 1st Baron Archer

Thomas Archer, 1st Baron Archer (21 July 1695 – 19 October 1768) was an English Member of Parliament,[1] who was created Baron Archer in 1747. His arms are blazoned: Azure three arrows or.[2]

He was the son and heir of Andrew Archer of Umberslade Hall in Tanworth in Arden, Warwickshire and his wife Elizabeth Dashwood. He married Catherine Tipping, daughter of Sir Thomas Tipping, 1st Baronet.

He served as Member of Parliament of Warwick from 1735 to 1741 and then for the rotten borough of Bramber in Sussex from 1741 until 1747,[3] when he was raised to the peerage. He was also Custos Rotulorum of Flintshire from 1750 to 1753.

He was succeeded by his son Andrew Archer, 2nd Baron Archer, on whose death in 1778 the title became extinct.[4]



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Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir William Keyt
William Bromley
Member of Parliament for Warwick
With: Henry Archer
Succeeded by
Henry Archer
Wills Hill
Preceded by
Sir Harry Gough
Harry Gough
Member of Parliament for Bramber
With: Harry Gough
Succeeded by
Harry Gough
Joseph Damer
Honorary titles
Title last held by
Sir Roger Mostyn
Custos Rotulorum of Flintshire
Succeeded by
The Earl of Plymouth
Peerage of Great Britain
New creation Baron Archer
Succeeded by
Andrew Archer

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