Sir Thomas Bernard, 6th Baronet

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Sir Thomas Tyringham Bernard, 6th Baronet (15 September 1791 – 8 May 1883)[1] was a British Liberal Party politician and baronet.

Bernard was the son of Sir Scrope Bernard-Morland, 4th Baronet and Hannah Morland and educated at Eton and Christ Church, Oxford.[2] In 1816 he served as High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire.

He was elected at 1857 general election as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Aylesbury.[3] He was re-elected in 1859,[4] and held the seat until he stood down[5] at the 1865 general election.[1][2]

He succeeded to the Baronetcy in 1876 on the death of his elder brother Francis.[6]

He died in 1883 at age 91 in Chelsea, London. He had married three times, firstly, Sophia Charlotte Williams, daughter of David Williams in 1819; secondly, Martha Louisa Minshull, daughter of William Minshull, in 1840 and thirdly, Ellen Elwes in 1864. He had no children.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "A" (part 3)[self-published source][better source needed]
  2. ^ a b The Handbook of the Court; the Peerage; and the House of Commons. 1862. p. 151. Retrieved 2010-08-20. 
  3. ^ The London Gazette: no. 21983. p. 1182. 31 March 1857. Retrieved 7 December 2010.
  4. ^ The London Gazette: no. 22260. p. 1869. 6 May 1859. Retrieved 7 December 2010.
  5. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1977]. British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 33. ISBN 0-900178-26-4. 
  6. ^ Leigh Rayment's list of baronets – Baronetcies beginning with "B" (part 3) [self-published source][better source needed]
  7. ^ "p. 13964 § 139631". Retrieved 23 February 2011. [unreliable source]

Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs [self-published source][better source needed]

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Austen Henry Layard
Richard Bethell
Member of Parliament for Aylesbury
18571865
With: Richard Bethell to 1859
Samuel George Smith from 1859
Succeeded by
Nathan Rothschild
Samuel George Smith
Baronetage of Great Britain
Preceded by
Francis Bernard-Morland
Baronet
(of Nettleham)
1876–1883
Extinct