Sir Thomas Baring 2nd Bart.

12th Jun 1772 - 3rd Apr 1848

Claimant or beneficiary


Counterclaimed unsuccessfully for Eliza Edgar's share of the compensation on Osborne's in St George, Jamaica.

  1. Member of the Baring banking family (brothers included Alexander and Henry; uncle to William Bingham, Francis, Francis Thornhill, and Henry Bingham) though did not have direct involvement in the business after 1809. Writer for the East India Co., and working in India, 1790-1798. Hampshire landowner (9,000 acres). In favour of abolition of slavery; pro-Catholic Relief, supported Sadler's poor bill 1831. Married Mary Ursula Sealy, daughter of Charles Sealy, a barrister of Calcutta, at Calcutta, 13/09/1794.

  2. Father of Thomas Baring (q.v.).


T71/869 no. 278; Letter T71/1607 Stokes & co. 19/03/1838: lawsuit from Sir Thomas Baring v Eliza Edgar for her compensation money.

  1. See biography in D. R. Fisher (ed.), The House of Commons 1820-1832 (7 vols., Cambridge, Cambridge University Press for the History of Parliament Trust, 2009), vol. 4.

  2. See separate entry for Thomas Baring.

Further Information

Name in compensation records
Sir Thomas Baring
Mary Ursula Sealy
4 sons, 5 daughters
Private: E. Florijn, Amsterdam
Anglican (evangelical)

Associated Claims (2)

£2,613 8S 3D
Unsuccessful claimant (Mortgagee)
£1,690 19S 10D
Claimants in List E or Chancery cases

Legacies Summary

Imperial (1)

East India Company
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Writer for the East India Co., and working in India,...

Physical (1)

Country house
Stratton Park [Purchased] 
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The photograph was taken c. 1867 by Winchester photographer William Savage (1817-87) and is found in an album of his work. From the Winchester Museums Collection Object number:...
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Built on the site of a grange of Hyde Abbey after the dissolution of the monasteries; purchased with the manor of Micheldever in 1546 by Thomas Wriothesley, 1st Earl of Southampton. The last...

Political (1)

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Wycombe Buckinghamshire
1806 - 1832
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Hampshire Hampshire

Relationships (5)

Uncle → Nephew
Father → Son
Father → Son

Addresses (2)

21 Devonshire Place, London, Middlesex, London, England
Stratton Park, East Stratton, Hampshire, Wessex, England