22  Mar 1778 -
  10 Nov 1852

Thomas Trafford

Thomas Joseph de Trafford

Born in Chorley.

Married Laura Anne Colman on the 17th August 1803.  They had 14 children.

 His father died in 1815 and although Thomas was the 5th son, his brothers died before their father and he inherited the family estate.

He was commissioned Major-Commandant in charge of Manchester and Salford Yeomanry.

He was created First Baronet de Trafford on the 7th September 1841.

In 1852 he was living in Mayfair, London, when he was thrown from his horse and broke several ribs.  Whilst he was recovering his wife died, the funeral was delayed, so that Thomas could travel to Manchester, he died 5 days after her funeral.

Honorary Title
High Sheriff of Lancashire 1834

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