Thomas McClure

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Sir Thomas McClure, Bt

Sir Thomas McClure, 1st Baronet, DL (4 March 1806 – 21 January 1893) was an MP for Belfast from 1868–1874. MP for Londonderry County 1878–1885.

He was appointed High Sheriff of Down for 1864 and later served as vice-lieutenant of the county.

McClure was created a baronet, of Belmont, County Down, on 20 March 1874. This title became extinct on his death. Belmont, his home – bought from Lord Ranfurley – stood on the site of Campbell College.

Married Dreghorn Castle, Colinton, Scotland 18 October 1877 Ellison Thorburn Macfie 1842-1906.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Charles Lanyon
Samuel Gibson Getty
Member of Parliament for Belfast
With: William Johnston
Succeeded by
William Johnston
James Corry
Preceded by
Richard Smyth
Hugh Law
Member of Parliament for County Londonderry
1878 – 1885
With: Hugh Law 1878–1881
Andrew Marshall Porter 1881–1884
Samuel Walker 1884–1885
Constituency abolished
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
New creation Baronet
(of Belmont)