Thomas Ashton, 3rd Baron Ashton of Hyde

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The 3rd Baron Ashton of Hyde
Thomas Ashton
Spouse(s) Pauline Trewlove Brackenbury
Father Thomas Henry Raymond Ashton
Mother Marjorie Nell Brookes
Born (1926-11-19)19 November 1926
Died 2 August 2008(2008-08-02) (aged 81)

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.

Education and career

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.


He married Pauline Trewlove Brackenbury, daughter of Lt.-Col. Robert Henry Langton Brackenbury, on 18 May 1957, and has issue:

  • Thomas Henry Ashton, 4th Baron Ashton of Hyde (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)


  • 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
Peerage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Thomas Ashton
Baron Ashton of Hyde
Succeeded by
Thomas Ashton

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