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 Thomas Joseph Clifton (1788-1851)

 Thomas Joseph Clifton (1788-1851)

Thomas Joseph Clifton (1788-1851).

Hetty Clifton (d.1864) Daughter of Peregrine Treves. Her first husband was David Campbell of Kildalloig, son of John Campbell of Kildalloig and Mary Campbell.

Her second husband was Thomas Joseph Clifton (1788-1851). She died on 4 June 1864.


THE EARL AND COUNTESS OF SHREWSBURY AND THE PRINCE AND PRINCESS DORIA, family, and suite passed through Preston yesterday, en route to Lytham Hall. They stayed for a short time at the Bull Hotel [Preston].

Preston Chronicle - Saturday 01 September 1849

Death of Thomas Clifton, Esq., of Lytham Hall, Lancashire. 

We have recorded in our obituary the death of Thomas Clifton, Esq., of Lytham Hall, Lancashire, which took place on the 17th inst., at his town residence in Belgrave-square.

The deceased gentleman was the head of one of the oldest and most influential families (Clifton, of Clifton and Lytham) in Lancashire.
Born a Catholic, he early abjured the errors of Romanism, and had for many years before his death been a conscientious and zealous member of the Church of England.

He was born Jan 29, 1788 and married March 17, 1817. Hetty, daughter of Pelegrine Treves, Esq., formerly Post Master General in Bengal, by whom he had five sons, four of whom survive him. Mr. Clifton is succeeded his extensive estates by his eldest son, John Talbot Clifton, Esq.

 Manchester Courier and Lancashire General Advertiser - Saturday 22 February 1851 p.9

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1. Thomas Joseph Clifton (1788-1851) Family tree (external website).

2. Notes on the Children of Thomas Joseph Clifton & Hetty Treves:

John Talbot Clifton 1819-1882

Baptism: 5 Mar 1819 St Cuthbert, Lytham, Lancashire, England
John Talbot Clifton - Son of Thomas Joseph Clifton, Esqe. & Hetty Travis [Treves], his Wife
  Born: 5 Mar 1819
  Abode: Lytham Hall, Lancashire
  Notes: [Entered on a piece of paper held between pages 24 & 25 in the
  Register] Expectum I Registro Baptismal Capela Acdelipina Magistate Lusitania. John Talbot
  Clifton, born of Thomas Clifton Esq. & Hetty Travis his Wife, Born March 5th 1819 was
  Baptised on the same day by me. Godfather John Talbot, Godmother Elizabeth Clifton. +
  (Edwd. Slater) Ruspeane. I do hereby certify that the above Extract corresponds with
  the original in any aspect. T.J. Reardon Chaplain to the Spanish Embassy. [A
  further note in the Register reads] Born on the 5th of March 1819 at No 9 Upper
  Grosvenor Street in the Parish of St. George's Hanover Square London, John Talbot
  Clifton, Son of Thomas Joseph Clifton Esqe. of Lytham Hall Lancashire and Hetty Clifton
  his Wife, and christened the same Day, on account of his having been prematurely
  born, by the Revd. Dr. E. Beda Slater Roman Catholic Bishop of the Cape of Good Hope.
  Persons present at the Birth of John Talbot Clifton, Elizabeth Howard, No 6
  Bayle Street St. James's, Samuel Merryman M.D. and M. Menzies, No 16 Strutter Street.
  Persons present at the Christining, Elizabeth Howard No 9 Bayle Street St
  James. M. Menzies 16 Strutter Street. Rt. Lister.
  Baptised by: Revd. Dr. E. Beda Slater, Roman Catholic Bishop of the Cape of Good Hope.
  Register: Baptisms 1813 - 1854, Page 25, Entry 198
  Source: LDS Film 1470929

Thomas Henry Clifton 1820-1900

Baptism: 16 May 1820 St Cuthbert, Lytham, Lancashire, England
Thomas Henry Clifton - Son of Thomas Joseph Clifton, Esqr. Gentleman & Hetty
  Born: 11 May 1820
  Abode: Hetton Hall, Rutlandshire
  Notes: Christened at King's Cliff Northern _shire
  Baptised by: Robt. Lister
  Register: Baptisms 1813 - 1854, Page 31, Entry 242
  Source: LDS Film 1470929