CLAVERING, Sir Thomas, 7th Bt. (1719-94), of Axwell, co. Dur.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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19 Jan. 1753 - 1754
1754 - 22 Nov. 1760
1768 - 1790

Family and Education

bap. 19 June 1719, 1st surv. s. of Sir James Clavering, 6th Bt., of Axwell by his 1st w. Catherine, da. of Thomas Yorke of Richmond, Yorks. educ. C.C.C. Oxf. 1737. m. May 1746, Martha, da. of Joshua Douglas of Newcastle, s.p. suc. fa. 1748.

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Clavering was of an old Durham family, settled at Axwell since the early 17th century. He was returned for St. Mawes as a Whig at a by-election in 1753. He died 14 Oct. 1794.

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