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Thomas Thornhill

(1783-1844), Racehorse owner

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Two Personages of Great Weight on the Turf (Thomas Thornhill; Samuel Chiffney), by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by  Joseph Netherclift, published by  Thomas McLean - NPG D40955

Two Personages of Great Weight on the Turf (Thomas Thornhill; Samuel Chiffney)

by John ('HB') Doyle, printed by Joseph Netherclift, published by Thomas McLean
lithograph, published 2 September 1829
NPG D40955

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David Radcliffe

01 February 2019, 05:22

Of Fixby Hall, Yorkshire; educated at Eton and at St John's College, Cambridge, he kept a racing stable at Riddlesworth and was secretary to the Jockey Club.

There is a bad date here. He died 29 May 1844, aged 63. See Obit in Gentleman's Magazine (July 1844): 104.

He's in Venn, Alumni Cantabrigienses (1922-53).