Lighton baronets

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The Lighton Baronetcy, of Merville in Dublin, is a title in the Baronetage of Ireland. It was created on 1 March 1791 for the Dublin banker and politician Thomas Lighton. He sat as a Member of the Irish Parliament for Tuam from 1790 to 1797 and Carlingford from 1798 to 1800. His partner in the banking firm of Lighton, Needham & Shaw, Robert Shaw, was created a Baronet in 1821 (see Shaw baronets).

Lighton baronets, of Merville (1791)[edit]

  • Sir Thomas Lighton, 1st Baronet (died 1805)
  • Sir Thomas Lighton, 2nd Baronet (1787–1816)
  • Sir Thomas Lighton, 3rd Baronet (1814–1817)
  • Sir John Lees Lighton, 4th Baronet (1792–1827)
  • Sir John Hamilton Lighton, 5th Baronet (1818–1844)
  • Sir Christopher Robert Lighton, 6th Baronet (1819–1875)
  • Sir Christopher Robert Lighton, 7th Baronet (1848–1929)
  • Sir Christopher Robert Lighton, 8th Baronet (1897–1993)
  • Sir Thomas Hamilton Lighton, 9th Baronet (born 1954)

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