LISTER, Thomas II (1688-1745), of Gisburn Park, Yorks.
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Family and Education
bap. 18 Oct. 1688, 1st s. of Thomas Lister of Arnoldsbigging and Westby, Yorks. by Elizabeth, da. of John Parker of Extwisle, Lancs. educ. Eton 1698–1706; Balliol, Oxf. 1706; M. Temple 1709. m. 27 Nov. 1716, Catherine (d. 1728), da. and coh. of Sir Ralph Assheton, 2nd Bt.*, 2s. 3da. (1 d.v.p.). suc. fa. 1706.1
A descendant of a scion of the Listers of Midhope, Yorkshire, Lister was a distant relation of Christopher*. After eight years at Eton, he spent two and a half years at Balliol, but, on his own test