DUNCOMBE, Thomas (?1724-79), of Duncombe Park, Yorks. and Barford Park, Wilts.
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Family and Education
b.?1724, 1st s. of Thomas Duncombe of Duncombe Park. educ. Westminster Dec. 1732, aged 8; Ch. Ch. Oxf. 18 May 1742, aged 17. m. (1) 9 Feb. 1749, Lady Diana Howard (d. 6 Mar. 1770), da. of Henry Howard, 4th Earl of Carlisle, 2 da.; (2) 24 Feb. 1772, Anne (d. 24 Aug. 1777), da. of Sir Philip Jennings Clerke, 1st Bt., M.P., 1da. (3) 25 June 1778, Charlotte, da. of William Hale of King’s Walden, Herts. suc. fa. 1746 and to the Barford estates of his kinsman Anthony Duncombe, Lord Feversham, 1763.
Thomas Duncombe was brought into Downton as a supporter of the Administration by his father’s cousin, Lord Feversham, whose interest there he inherited in 1763. He died 23 Nov. 1779.