Rev. Thomas Staniforth

1807 - 1887


Church of England clergyman, not a claimant but the heir of John Bolton (q.v.), from whom he inherited Storrs Hall.

  1. Bolton left his country seat, Storrs Windermere [Cumbria], to Harold Littledale but changed his will and left it to Rev. Thomas Staniforth with reversion to Littledale on failure of male heirs.

  2. Son of Samuel of Liverpool, matriculated Christ Church Oxford 1826, BA 1830, of Storrs Westmoreland and Darnhall Hall Yorks, rector of Bolton-by-Bolland Yorks 1831-59, d. 1887.

  3. Staniforth left £150,492 16s 8d (resworn from £149,667 16s 8d at probate). His executors were his great-nephews.


  1. Hughes, Liverpool Banks p. 130.

  2., Oxford University Alumni, 1500-1886 [database online]

  3. National Probate Calendar 1887

Further Information

Wealth at death
£150,492 16S 8D
Church of England

Relationships (1)

Testator → Legatee

Addresses (1)

Storrs Hall, Bowness, Westmorland, Northern England, England