THOMAS, Inigo Freeman (1767-1847), of Ratton Park, Suss.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1790-1820, ed. R. Thorne, 1986
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16 Dec. 1796 - Mar. 1800

Family and Education

b. 25 Jan. 1767, 1st s. of Arthur Freeman of Antigua by Margaret, da. of Sir George Thomas, 1st Bt., of Yapton and Ratton, gov. Leeward Islands. educ. Magdalen Coll. Oxf. 1783-6. m. (1) 3 July 1797, Charlotte (d. 17 July 1800), da. of Henry Peirse* of Bedale, Yorks., 2da.; (2) 24 Aug. 1803,1 Hon. Frances Anne Brodrick, da. of George Brodrick*, 4th Visct. Midleton [I], 6s. 7da. suc. uncle, Sir William Thomas, 2nd Bt., in Ratton estate 1777 and took name of Thomas by royal lic. 4 July 1786; fa. 1780; cos. George White Thomas* in Yapton estate 1821.

Offices Held

Capt. Suss. militia 1789, Suss. yeomanry 1798; maj. S. Pevensey vols. 1803.


Thomas was returned on the interest of the 2nd Marquess of Bath, who supported Pitt. No speech or vote of his is known. He resigned in March 1800, making room for Sir Charles Talbot. He died 21 Dec. 1847.

Ref Volumes: 1790-1820

Author: M. H. Port


  • 1. Gent. Mag. (1803), ii. 788; Burke PB has 2 Aug.