Thomas John Ashton, 3rd Baron Ashton of Hyde


Thomas John Ashton, 3rd Baron Ashton of Hyde

Thomas John Ashton, 3rd Baron Ashton of Hyde JP (19 November 1926 – 2 August 2008) was the eldest son of Thomas Ashton, 2nd Baron Ashton of Hyde and Marjorie Nell Brookes. He succeeded his father as Baron Ashton of Hyde on the latter's death on 21 March 1983.

He attended Eton College, and New College, Oxford. He gained the rank of Major with the Royal Gloucestershire Hussars. He held the office of Justice of the Peace for Oxfordshire, 1965-1968. He was a Director of Barclays Bank, 1969-1987.

Family

He married Pauline Trewlove Brackenbury, daughter of Lt.-Col. Robert Henry Langton Brackenbury, on 18 May 1957, and has issue:
*Hon. Thomas Henry Ashton (b.1958)
*Hon. Charlotte Trewlove Ashton (b.1960), married Andrew D. Bartlett, 1987
*Hon. Katharine Judith Ashton (b.1962), married Douglas J. Lawson, 1987
*Hon. John Edward Ashton (b.1966)

References

*Kidd, Charles, Williamson, David (editors). "Debrett's Peerage and Baronetage" (2003 edition). London: Pan Macmillan, 2003.
*‘ASHTON OF HYDE’, Who's Who 2008, A & C Black, 2008; online edn, Oxford University Press, Dec 2007
* [http://www.thepeerage.com/p7365.htm#i73645 thePeerage.com]

External link

* [http://www.legacy.com/timesonline-uk/Obituaries.asp?Page=Lifestory&PersonId=114888735 Death notice in "The Times"]


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