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Thomas Head

Thomas Head

English high sheriff
Thomas Head
The basics

Quick Facts

Intro English high sheriff
Is Sheriff
From United Kingdom
Type Law
Gender male
Birth 1715
Corpus Christi College
The details


Sir Thomas Head (1715–1779) was High Sheriff of Berkshire.


Thomas was born in 1715, the son of Richard Head of Bucklebury in West Berkshire. He was educated at John Roysse's Free School in Abingdon, (now Abingdon School) (1730–1735) and later Corpus Christi College, Oxford B.A (1735–1738).

In 1744, Thomas was knighted and was appointed High Sheriff of Berkshire. He married Jane Holt of Redgrave Hall, Suffolk in 1750.

His son Sir Walter James James, (formerly Walter Head) (1759–1829) became the first baronet of Langley Hall.

Political offices
Preceded by
John Blandy, of Kingston Bagpuze
High Sheriff of Berkshire
Succeeded by
Samuel Beaver, of Stratfield Mortimer
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