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Harry Stephen 
Meysey-Thompson
1809 - 1874


Harry Stephen 
Meysey-Thompson
, of Kirby Hall. Eldest son. Venn's entry reads: THOMPSON (post MEYSEY THOMPSON), HARRY STEPHEN College: TRINITY Entered: Michs. 1827 Born: Aug. 11, 1809 Died: May 17, 1874 Adm. Fell.-Com. (age 18) at TRINITY, Oct. 17, 1826. (Eldest) s. of Richard John (1788) (Capt., 4th Dragoons) (and Elizabeth, dau. of John Turton, of Sugnall Hall, Staffs.). B. (Aug. 11, 1809), at Kirby Hall, Yorks. School, Waltham Cross, Herts. Matric. Michs. 1827; B.A. 1832. Adopted additionally his grandmother's surname of Meysey, 1874. Well known as an agriculturist. Helped to found the YorkshireAgricultural Society, 1837 (President, 1862). Succeeded to the family estates of Kirby Hall, 1853. One of the founders of the Royal Agricultural Society, 1838, taking an active part in its affairs until 1873 (Member of Council, 1838-58; Trustee, 1858-74). Began, 1845, a series of experiments on the power of soil in absorbing ammonia: discovered the importance of covered fold-yards for protecting cattle. Chairman, North Midland Railway Co., and of the North Eastern Co., 1854-74. M.P. for Whitby, 1859-65. J.P. and D.L. High Sheriff of Yorks., 1856. Created Bart., 1874. Married, Aug. 26, 1843, Elizabeth Ann, 2nd dau. of Sir John Croft, Bart. Author, agricultural. Died May 17, 1874, at Kirby Hall. Brother of Thomas C. (1829) and Frederick W. (1835); father of Henry M. (1863), Albert C. (1867), Charles M. (1868) and Ernest C.(sub Meysey-Thompson) (1877). (Burke, P. and B.; D.N.B.)

Born: 11th Aug 1809Baptised:
Died: 17th May 1874Buried:
Family:
Meysey-Thompson

Titles:

Ancestors
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1.
Harry Stephen 
Meysey-Thompson
(
Croft
) 1809 - 1874
2.
Richard John 
Thompson
(
Turton
) 1771 - 1853
4.
Henry 
Thompson
(
Spence
) 1743 - post 1769
5.
Mary 
Spence
(
Thompson
) + post 1775
3.
Eliza/Elizabeth 
Turton
(
Thompson
) + 1840
6.
7.
Mary 
Meysey
(
Turton
)

Siblings


1.
Frederick W. 
Thompson

2.
Amelia Frances 
Thompson

3.
Charlotte 
Thompson

4.
Thomas Charles 
Thompson
* 1811
5.
Eliza Mary 
Thompson
(
Croft
) + post 1829
6.
Marianne 
Thompson
+ 1845
7.
Henrietta 
Thompson
+ 1872
8.
Caroline 
Thompson
+ 1873

Spouses



1. 26th Aug 1843
Elizabeth Anne 
Croft
(
Meysey-Thompson
) ante 1819 - post 1843

Descendants
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a.
Elizabeth Anne 
Croft
(
Meysey-Thompson
) ante 1819 - post 1843
1.
Amelia Annie 
Meysey-Thompson
2.
Florence Mildred 
Meysey-Thompson
3.
Elizabeth Lucy 
Meysey-Thompson
4.
Mary Caroline 
Meysey-Thompson
5.
Henry Meysey 
Meysey-Thompson
1845 - 1929
5a. ?
5.1.
M/? 
Meysey-Thompson
+ 1915
6.
Capt. Richard Frederick 
Meysey-Thompson
(
Walker
) 1847 - post 1879
7.
Albert Childers 
Meysey-Thompson
1848 - 1894
8.
Rev. Charles Mawhood 
Meysey-Thompson
(
Walker
) 1849 - 1881
8a.
Emily Mary 
Walker
(
Meysey-Thompson
)
8.1.
Evelyn Charlotte 
Meysey-Thompson
* 1875
8.2.
Harold James 
Meysey-Thompson
* 1876
9.
Arthur Herbert 
Meysey-Thompson
* 1852
10.
Ernest Claude 
Meysey-Thompson
* 1859
11.
Katherine Maude 
Meysey-Thompson
+ 1877
Sources

Timeline


11th Aug 1809Born
26th Aug 1843Married
Elizabeth Anne 
Croft
(
Meysey-Thompson
) ante 1819 - post 1843
26th Mar 1874
Harry Stephen 
Meysey-Thompson
(
Croft
) 1809 - 1874 inherited the title
Meysey-Thompson
  [Bt]
17th May 1874Died
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