THOMSON -(Armagh/Newry/+ Bio/ Stone #1)
[Two stones with a HENRY stone in a wall & rail enclosure.]
Henry (Jr-Esqr.) Thomson, D.L., Scarvagh House, Scarva, Member of Parliament for Newry from 1880 to 1885.
Henry (Sr-Esqr.) & Anne Thomson of Newry.
Married: 1866 to Alice C. (Corbet-Singleton)
Death: Aged 77 years
[Henry Thomson junior, was born in 1849, son of Henry Thomson of Downshire House, Newry and was educated at Park Gate, Cheshire. He became J.P. for counties Down and Armagh and D.L. for county Armagh, as well as M.P. for Newry 1880-5. He married in 1866 Alice Corbet-Singleton, daughter of Henry Corbet-Singleton, D.L. of Aclare House, county Meath.]
*Note: Gravestone Transcription gives Henry's death as 1916 aged 77 yrs, which puts his birth year as 1839...and a twin to his sister Nicholina Thomson, born 1839. The above Biographical Sketch gives his birth year as 1849.
Alice Cecilia Corbet-Singleton Thomson