Thomas Vesey, 3rd Viscount de Vesci

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Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas Vesey, 3rd Viscount de Vesci (21 September 1803 – 23 December 1875), was an Irish peer and Conservative politician.

Background[edit]

de Vesci was the son of John Vesey, 2nd Viscount de Vesci, and Frances Letitia, daughter of William Brownlow.[1]

Political career[edit]

de Vesci sat as Member of Parliament for the Queen's County between 1835 and 1837 and 1841 and 1852.[2] In 1857 he was elected an Irish Representative Peer and entered the House of Lords.

Family[edit]

Lord de Vesci married Lady Emma, daughter of George Herbert, 11th Earl of Pembroke, in 1839. He died in December 1875, aged 72, and was succeeded by his son, John.

Lady de Vesci founded the Abbeyleix Baby Linen Society, a co-operative enabling women access to affordable baby clothing.[3] She died in October 1884, aged 65.[4]

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir Charles Coote, Bt
Patrick Lalor
Member of Parliament for Queen's County
1835–1837
With: Sir Charles Coote, Bt
Succeeded by
Sir Charles Coote, Bt
John FitzPatrick
Preceded by
Sir Charles Coote, Bt
John FitzPatrick
Member of Parliament for Queen's County
1841–1852
With: Sir Charles Coote, Bt 1841–1847
John FitzPatrick 1847–1852
Succeeded by
Michael Dunne
Sir Charles Coote, Bt
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
John Vesey
Viscount de Vesci
1855–1875
Succeeded by
John Robert William Vesey