Show Summary Details

Page of
PRINTED FROM Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. © Oxford University Press, 2018. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single article in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography for personal use (for details see Privacy Policy).

Thornhill [Thornhull], Sir Jameslocked

  • Tabitha Barber


Thornhill [Thornhull], Sir James (1675/6–1734), decorative painter, came from a family which had owned the lordship of the manor of Thornhill, Dorset, from at least 1227. His father, Walter Thornhull (b. 1637), was the eighth son and the youngest of the sixteen children of ...

You do not currently have access to this article


Please login to access the full content.


Access to the full content requires a subscription

H. M. Colvin, , 3rd edn (1995)