Person:Thomas Townshend (3)

Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney
b.24 Feb 1732
d.30 Jun 1800
m. 1730
  1. Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney1732 - 1800
  2. Albinia Townshend - 1808
  • HThomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney1732 - 1800
  • W.  Elizabeth Powys (add)
m. 1760
  1. Frances Sydney Townshend
  2. Harriet Katherine Townshend
  3. Mary Pitt, Countess of Chatham1762 - 1821
  4. John Townshend, 2nd Viscount Sydney1764 - 1831
Facts and Events
Name Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney
Gender Male
Birth[1] 24 Feb 1732
Marriage 1760 to Elizabeth Powys (add)
Death[1] 30 Jun 1800
Reference Number? Q332533?

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Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney PC (24 February 1733 – 30 June 1800), was a British politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1754 to 1783 when he was raised to the peerage as Baron Sydney. He held several important Cabinet posts in the second half of the 18th century. The cities of Sydney in Nova Scotia, Canada, and Sydney in New South Wales, Australia were named in his honour, in 1785 and 1788, respectively.

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