Thomas Whitmore (MP)

For others of this name, see Thomas Whitmore (disambiguation).

Thomas Whitmore (16 November 1782 - 6 February 1846) was an English Whig politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1806 to 1831.

Whitmore was the eldest son of Thomas Whitmore of Apley Park and his wife Mary Foley. He was recorder of the borough of Bridgnorth, and lay dean of the royal peculiar of Bridgnorth.[1]

In 1806 Whitmore was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for Bridgnorth. He held the seat until 1831.[2]

In 1811 he extensively rebuilt Apley Hall. He was a J.P. and Deputy Lieutenant for Shropshire and was High Sheriff of Shropshire in 1805.

Whitmore died at the age of 63.

Whitmore married Catherine Thomasson, daughter of Thomas Thomasson of York. Their son Thomas Charlton Whitmore was also MP for Bridgnorth.


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