HUSSEY, Thomas (1749-1824), of Rathkenny, co. Meath and Fulmer, Bucks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1790-1820, ed. R. Thorne, 1986
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14 Feb. 1809 - Nov. 1814

Family and Education

b. 1749, 3rd s. of Stafford Hussey of Rathkenny by Anne, da. of Simon Kirwan of Castlehacket, co. Galway. m. 4 Aug. 1777, Hon. Mary Walpole, da. of Horatio Walpole, 2nd Baron Walpole of Wolterton, 1s. 2da. suc. bro. John 1803.

Offices Held

Ensign 31 Ft. 1773, 1 Ft. Gds. 1775, ret. 1778.


Much of Hussey’s life remains obscure, but his marriage by elopement1 to the cousin of Lord George Augustus Henry Cavendish* eventuall