Rear-Admiral Hon. Thomas Shirley

6th Apr 1733 - 7th Apr 1814


Son of Hon. Laurence Shirley and Anne Clarges. Married (1) Mary Elsegood, daughter of W. Elsgood, 30 March 1773; (2) Anne Hele, daughter of Thomas Hele, 6 November 1809. Died without issue. (Mary was the widow of Sir Stephen Anderson.)

Rose to become Vice-Admiral in Royal Navy.

Lived at Horkstow Hall, Lincolnshire, England.


The Peerage

Further Information

Married but no further details

Associated Estates (1)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1777 [EA] - → Other

Lessor with his wife

Legacies Summary

Physical (1)

Country house
Horkstow Hall [Built] 
description →
County house, built 1776, "probably for Rear Admiral Thomas Shirley". Grade II* listed....

Relationships (1)

Second Husband → Wife

Addresses (1)

Horkstow Hall, Lincolnshire, East Midlands, England