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 Compton-Thornhill, Sir Anthony John

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Sir Anthony John Compton-Thornhill (1868-1949), of Barham Hall, Ipswich, was a J.P. in Suffolk in 1891. He assumed by Royal Licence the additional name and arms of Compton, 1902.He served in the military as Captain & Hon. Major, Reserve of Officers, Prince of Wales Own, and in the Norfolk Royal Field Artillery, serving with the Royal Garrison Artillery from 1914-17. His porcelain collection was sold at Christie’s in April 1943.
Published sources
Christie, Manson & Woods, 1 April 1943, ‘Catalogue of porcelain, the property of Sir Anthony John Compton-Thornhill, Bart., and removed from Barham Hall, Ipswich, etc.’
‘Who Was Who’, 1941-1950, p.1149.

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Collector, Sir Anthony John Compton-Thornhill

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