An arranged marriage which Hester agreed to "not on passion but on reason"
Henry on the death of his father inherited his father, Ralph's brewery and country house "Streatham Park" which he owned since 1735
Hester and Henry had pews at St Leonard's and Henry is buried in the crypt
Hester Thrale NPG 4942 © National Portrait Gallery, London
Henry Thrale NPG D40320 © National Portrait Gallery, London