Thomas Benson

Thomas Benson

Born ca. 1730
Died 1777

Biography: 

Son of John Benson. Married (1752) to Jane Fletcher (1734-1760). Steward to the Duke of Portland.

Life with Boswell: 

Boswell met Benson at Springkell on October 11, 1762, describing him as "a genteel, sensible man who has an estate in Cumberland and is a steward to the Duke of Portland".