Thomas Barlow
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Born: 1686.

Place of Birth: Barlow Hall, Chorlton cum Hardy, Lancashire.

Died: 10th September 1729 in Lancaster Castle. Buried at the Collegiate Church, Manchester.

Parents: Anthony and Magdalene Barlow, nee Goulding.

Marriages: Mary Myers, 6th December 1712 at St Mary le Bow, London.

Children: Thomas 1718, Humphrey 1720 and Mary 1724.


Notes: Thomas died in Lancaster Castle of Gaol Fever (Typhus), after being arrested for the attempted murder of his wife by shooting. Following his death the administration of the estate was granted to his widow Mary. Barlow Hall was passed to his eldest son Thomas. Thomas was no stranger to prison, since he was attained for High Treason, following the Jacobite Rebellion in 1715. Lodged in Preston Jail he attempted to escape and was transferred to Newgate Prison, London, in 1717, but was released. Thomas's wife Mary was born in Lincolnshire

Barlow Hall, Thomas's birth place, is an ancient manor house and grade II listed building. A house as existed on the site from at least the 13th century, however the existing building dates back to 1584, when it was rebuilt. The Roman Catholic Saint, St Ambrose Barlow was born at Barlow Hall. Since 1905, Barlow Hall has been the clubhouse of the Chorlton cum Hardy Golf Club.