BROOKE, Thomas (1755-1820), of Ashton Hayes, nr. Chester
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Family and Education
b. 1755, 2nd s. of Sir Richard Brooke, 4th Bt., of Norton Priory, Cheshire, by Frances, da. of Thomas Patten of Bank, Cheshire. educ. B.N.C. Oxf. 15 Nov. 1771, aged 16. m. 31 Dec. 1787, Margaret, da. of Sir Robert Cunliffe, 2nd Bt., 1s. 3da.
Sheriff, Cheshire 1810-11.
Thomas Brooke was a neighbour and kinsman (second cousin twice removed) of Peter Legh, and sat on his interest at Newton. Brooke’s only recorded speech in his first Parliament was on 27 Nov. 1787 when he seconded the Address. He voted with Pitt on the Regency.
He died 20 June 1820.