DUNCOMBE, Thomas (?1683-1746), of Duncombe Park, Yorks.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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9 May 1711 - 1713
1734 - 1741

Family and Education

b. ?1683, o.s. of Thomas Browne of St. Margaret’s, Westminster by Ursula,1 da. of Alexander Duncombe of Drayton, Bucks. and sis. and coh. of Sir Charles Duncombe, M.P., of Duncombe Park, Yorks. educ. ?Ch. Ch. Oxf. 27 Apr. 1703, aged 19. m. 18 Aug. 1714, Sarah, da. of Sir Thomas Slingsby, 4th Bt., 2s. 1da. suc. mother to Yorkshire estates of uncle, Sir Charles Duncombe (d. 1711) and assumed name of Duncombe.

Offices Held

Sheriff, Yorks. 1727-8.


In 1711 Thomas Duncombe was returned for his uncle’s seat at Downton as a stop-gap for the rest of that Parliament. He did not stand again until 1734, when he was returned for Ripon by John Aislabie, whose daughter had married his brother-in-law, Sir Henry Slingsby, 5th Bt.. He voted against the Administration, was not put up in 1741, and died 23 Mar. 1746.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: A. N. Newman


  • 1. Foster, London Marriage Lics. 203.