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