Lytham St.Annes Coat of Arms
Lytham St.Annes, Lancashire, England


 Thomas Henry Clifton (1845-1880)

Thomas Henry Clifton predeceased his father, John Talbot Clifton (1819-82).



Thomas Henry Clifton, Esq., of Ashton Park, Preston, M.P. for North Lancashire in the Parliament just dissolved, died at Lytham, in that county, on the 31st inst.

He was born March 3, 1845, the only son of Colonel John Talbot Clifton [1819-82], of Clifton and Lytham Hall, by the Lady Eleanor Cecily Lowther, sister of Henry, third Earl of Lonsdale. Mr. Clifton sat in the Conservative interest, and was engaged in canvassing for re-election at the time of his death. He was formerly in the 1st Life Guards and the 1st Royal Lancashire Militia.

He married, Feb. 7, 1867, Madeline Diana Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Sir Andrew Agnew, Bart., and leaves four sons and three daughters. The Cliftons of Clifton and Lytham are one of the oldest and best-acred families in Lancashire. 

Illustrated London News - Saturday 10 April 1880

Two years later Colonel John Talbot Clifton (1819-82) died. His 14-year-old grandson, John Talbot Clifton (1868-1928), was heir to the Lytham estate and the new 'Squire of Lytham.'

Children of Thomas Henry Clifton (1845-80) and Madeline Diana Elizabeth Agnew (1847-1907)

    Madeline Edith Clifton (1867-1946)
    John Talbot Clifton (1868-1928)
    Cuthbert Clifton (1870-1900)
    Constance Gertrude Cecily Clifton (1871-1954)
    Lt.-Col. Harry Arthur Clifton (1874-1947)
    Frances Victoria Clifton (1876-1960)
    Charles Caryl Clifton (1877-1932)



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