Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 7th Baronet

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Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 7th Baronet (1723-1785) painted in 1767 by Sir Joshua Reynolds, National Trust, Killerton House Collection, Devon
Arms of Acland: Chequy argent and sable, a fesse gules

Sir Thomas Dyke Acland, 7th Baronet (14 August 1722 – 24 February 1785) was the son of Sir Hugh Acland, 6th Baronet and Cicely Wrothe. He succeeded his father as baronet on the latter's death on 29 July 1728.

Career[edit]

He was Member of Parliament for Devon, 1746–1747, Member of Parliament for Somerset, 1767–1768, and High Sheriff of Somerset for the year 1751.

Family[edit]

He married Elizabeth Dyke, daughter of Thomas Dyk, on 7 January 1745, and had issue:

On his death in 1785 he was succeeded in the baronetcy by his grandson, his eldest son having predeceased him.

References[edit]

Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Theophilus Fortescue
Sir William Courtenay
Member of Parliament for Devon
1746–1747
With: Sir William Courtenay
Succeeded by
Sir William Courtenay
Sir Richard Bampfylde
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Sir Charles Kemys-Tynte
Thomas Prowse
Member of Parliament for Somerset
1767–1768
With: Sir Charles Kemys-Tynte
Succeeded by
Sir Charles Kemys-Tynte
Richard Hippisley Coxe
Honorary titles
Preceded by
Henry William Portman
High Sheriff of Somerset
1751
Succeeded by
John Harding
Baronetage of England
Preceded by
Hugh Acland
Baronet
(of Columb John)
1728–1785
Succeeded by
John Dyke Acland