Thomas McClure



Sir Thomas McClure, 1st Baronet, (4 March 1806 – 21 January 1893) was an MP for Belfast from 1868–1874. MP for Londonderry County 1878–1885. He was appointed High Sheriff of Down for 1864 and later served as vice-lieutenant of the county. McClure was created a baronet, of Belmont, County Down, on 20 March 1874. This title became extinct on his death. Belmont, his home – bought from Lord Ranfurley – stood on the site of Campbell College. Married Dreghorn Castle, Colinton, Scotland 18 October 1877 Ellison Thorburn Macfie 1842-1906.

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