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gt., m. and had issue.

3 Benjamin of Cardenton House, co. Kildare, J. P., Capt.
R.A., m. Margaret, dau. of Philip Savage, Esq. of Kil-
gibbon, CO. Wexford, and nieee of Lord Callan, and had
with other issue, Robert, J. P., m. 1872, Maud, only child
of John W. S. Cole, Esq. of Broonfield, co. Dublin; and
Lucy, m. 11 Sept. 1858, Robert Exham Turbett, Esq. of
Owenstown House, co. Dublin, and Kilmackshane, co.
Capt. Lefroy, d. 1869.

4 Henry, M.A., Vicar of Santry, near Dublin, in. Dorothea,
2nd dau. of O'Grady, of Kilballyowen (see that Name),
aud had issue,

Anthony O'Grady, 7?!.. Mary, dau. of Col. Bruce.

Gerald de Courcy, in. Elizabeth, dau. of William Brook-
man, Esq., and settled in Australia.

Henry Maunsell, in. Ellen, dau. of James Shine, Esq. ot
Ballymacrese, co. Tipperary, and had a son, Henry, 6.

Eliza Waller.

Ann Langlois; m. James Stein, Esq. of Charrington,.
Dorset, and Kennetpans, N.B., and has issue.

Mary Elizabeth O'Grady.

Dorothea Thomasina.

1 Lucy, m. Hugh Ryves Baker, Esq.

2 Phoebe, to. Capt. Butler.

3 Sarah, m. Capt. Courtenay.

4 Anne, m. Major Power.

5 EUza, TO. Richard Sadleir, Esq.
n. Isaac Peter George, Fellow of All Souls', Oxford, Rector

of Ash and Compton, Surrey, m. Anne, eldest dau. of Ed-
ward Brydges, Esq. of Wooton Court, Kent, by Jemima,
his wife, dau. and co-heir of William Egerton, LL.D.,,
grandson of John, 2nd Earl of Bridgewater, and by her
(who d. in 1804) left at his decease, Jan. 1806,
1 John Henry George, of Ewshott House, Hants, Rector
ol Ash and Compton b. 1782; to. Sophia, youngest dau.
of Rev. Charles Jeffreys Cottrell ; and d. 1823, leaving
George, d. imm. 1824.

Charles Edward, of Ewshott House, Farnliam, Surrey.
J. P., M.A. Ch. Ch. Oxon, Barrister-at-Law, Secretary to
the Speaker of the House of Commons, Taxing Officer of
that House 1856, &. 1810; s. his brother George 1824;
7/1. 1845, Janet, dau. of James Walker, Esq. LL.D.,
F.R.S., C.E., and d. 1861, leaving with other issue, a
son, Charles James Maxwell Lefroy, of Itchel Manor,
Hants, late Capt. 14th Hussars, b. 1848 ; m. 14 Aug.
1872, Elizabeth Catherine eldest dan. of Alfred Henry
JMcClintock, M.D., of Merrion Square, Dublin (sen
Burke's Pecroqe, Eathdonnell, B.) and has issuo
Charies Alfred Henry, h. 1873.
Anthony Cottrell (Rev.) M.A. , Vicar of Longdon, co
Worcester, b. 1811; to. Arme, dau. of John Hickman,
Esq., and has four daus.
John Henry (Sir), Gen., K.C.M.G., C.B., Governor oS
Bermuda 1871 to 1877, and of Tasmania 1880-81, b.
1817; 111. 1st, 1846, Emily Mary, dau. of Sir Jolin
Beverley Robinson, Bart, of Toronto, Canada, and by
her has two sons and two daus. He in. 2ndly, 1860,
Charlotte Anna, dau. of Col. Dundas, of Fingask, and
widow of Col. Armine Mountain, C.B. .and d. 1892.
Henry Maxwell. Frederick, deceased.





Ann, m. 1829, John, 1st Lord Rathdonnell.

Frances Phoebe, vi. Sir George Kettilby Eickards,

Barrister-at-Law, and d. 22 Sept. 1859, having had issue

a son and three daus.
Anna Sophia.
Isabella Elizabeth. Lucy, deceased.

2 Christopher Edward, h. 1785.

3 Benjamin (Eev.), Kector of Ashe, m. Jane Anne Eliza-
beth, eldest dau. of Eev. James Austen, Rector of
Steventon, Hants, and dying 1829, left issue, George
Benjamin Austen, and six daus., of whom the second,
Julia Cassandra, m. 1861, Sir George Kettilby Eickards,
K.C.B., late Counsel to the Speaker of the House of

1 Lucy, m. the Eev. Henry Eice, of Norton Court, near

The grandson,

The Eight Hon. Thomas Langlois Lefkot, LL.D. of Car-
rig-glas Manor, Lord Chief Justice of Ireland, h. 1776 ; vi.
1799, Mary, only dau. and heir of Jeffry Paul, Esq. of Silver
Spring, CO. Wexford, member of the younger branch of the
family of Sir Robert Paul, Bart., and had issue,

I. Anthony, of Carrig-glas Manor.

II. Thomas Paol, of Carrig-glas Manor.

III. Jeffry (Very Rev.), M.A. Trinity College, Dublin, Dean
of Dromore ; to. 2 May, 1844, Helena, eldest dau. of the
Rev. Frederick Trench, by Lady Helena his wife, sister of
George James, 6th Earl of Egmont, and d. in 1885, having
had issue six sons and two daus.

IV. George Thomson, late Treasurer to the Ecclesiastical
Commissioners, High Sheriff of Longford 1846 ; vi. 1869,
Mary, widow of William Martley Blackburne, Esq. of Tank-
ardstown, co. Meath, and dau. of Rev. William Thorpe,
D.D., and d. March, 1890.

I. Jane. ii. Anne. in. Mary.

Lord Chief Justice Lefroy, one of the most distinguished
Lawyers of his time, was called to the Bar 1797, and appointed
a Bencher of the King's Inn 1S19. He sat in Parliament as
Member for the University of Dublin from 1830 till his eleva-
tion to the Bench, which took place 1841, when he was
appointed a Baron of the Exchequer. lie became Lord Chief
Justice 1852, and d. 1868. His eldest son,

Anthony Lefroy, Esq. of Carrig-glas Manor, J.P. and D.L.,
LL.D., M.P. for the University of Dublin 1858 to 1870, and for
CO. Longford 1830 to 1837, and 1841 to 1847, High Sheriff co.
Longford 1850, h. 1800; m. 1824, Hon. Jane King, eldest dau.
of Robert Edward, 1st Viscount Lorton, and granddau. of
Robert, 2nd Earl of Kingston, and by her (who d. 1868) had

I. Frances, m. 22 March, 1849. Gol. David Carrick Buchanan
D.L. of Drumpellier, co. Lanark.

II. Mary Louisa, m. 26 June, 1852, Hon. William L. P.
Talbot, Lieut.-Col., who d. s. p. 12 Aug. 1881, 7th son of
James, 3rd Lord Talbot de Malahide.

Mr. Lefroy was s. by his brother,

Thomas Paul Lefrot, Esq. of Carrig-glas Manor, Q.C.,
M.A., County Court Judge of Down, Chancellor of the
Diocesan Court of Down, Connor, and Dromore, Bencher of
the King's Inns: m. 1 July, 1835, Hon. Elizabeth Massy, dau.
of Hugh, 3rd Lord Massy, and by her (who d. 30 July, 1874)
had issue,

I. Thomas Langlois Hogh, of Carrig-glas.

II. Augustine Hugh, of Bocted Lodge, Colchester, J. P.,
late Lieut. Col. 41st Eegt. (the Welsh Eegt.) ; 6. 22 July,
1839 : m. 23 March, 1878, Isabel Mary, eldest dau. of John
Hebblethwaite, Esq., and has issue, Hugh Percival Thom-
son, b. 6 Oct. 1880 : Langlois Massy, 6. Oct. 1885 ; Augustine
George Victor, h. 3 March, 1887 ; Mary Elizabeth, and
Kathleen Grace.

III. Anthony William Hamon (Eev.), B.A., Eector of East
Horndon; b. 14 Jan. 1847 ; m. 23 May, 1876, Sarah Jane,
dau. of John Flower, Esq. and has issue, Anthony Langlois
Massy, h. 15 Feb. 1880 ; and Frances Jane.

IV. Charles Edward, b. 27 Nov. 1852.

V. Alfred Henry, LL.B., Trin. Coll. Camb., Earrister-at-
Law, 6. 23 Feb. 1856.

I. Margaret Everina, m. 25 Jan. 1872, Eev. Heniy N. Collier,
M.A., Vicar of East Finchley, and has issue, Arthur Henry,
b. 13 Dec. 1874; CecD Massy, b. 24 Aug. 1876; and Mary

II. Grace Elizabeth, to. 27 Dec. 1883, Major-Gen. William
Hatt Noble, late E.E.

His Honour Judge Lefroy d. 1891.

^rws— Quarterly, 1st and 4th, vert, fretty arg. on a chief
of the second a hood or cap (allusive to the badge assumed by
the party opposed to the Duke of Alva) between two wyverns
gu., for Lefroy ; 2nd and 3rd, az., a chevron or, between
three crescents arg. on a cliief gu. three mullets of the third,
for Langlois. Crest— A. demi-wyvern gu. gorged with a collar
dancetti^'C arg. fretty vert. JI/o«o-Mutare sperno ^adopted at
the period of the Huguenot persecutions).

.Seat— Carrig-glas Manor, near Longford.


Legaed, Col. James Digbt, of Welliam, York-
shire, J.P. for N. and E. Eicling of Yorksliire,
County Alderman for K.R., Col. Commanding E.
Yorks Inf. Vol. Brigade and Lieut.-Col. Comm.
Yorkshire Artillery, formerly Capt. E.A., b. 12-
July, 1846; m. 30 Aug. 1877, Julia Helen, 2nd
dau. of Alfred Arkwright, Esq. of Wirksworth, co.
Derby, and has issue,

I. Alfred Digby, 6. 1878.

II. George Percy, b. 1879.

III. Eichard Anlaby, b. 1880.

IV. Thomas Francis, b. 1885.
v. Eeginald, 6. 1893.

I. Helen Mary, b. 1882.

II. Evelyn EUzabeth, 1885.

III. Edith Victoria, b. 1889.

IV. Pauline Octavia, b. 1892.

Lineage. — The Eev. William Legakd, Vicar of Ganton,
was the 4th son of Sir Digby Legard, 5th Bart, of Gantou Uo:
Bukke's Peerage), and m. 1803, Cecilia Elizabeth, dau. of
James Oldershaw, Esq., M.D., of Stamford, and d. 1818,
leaving by her who d. 31 Dec. 1854,

I. James Anlaby, of whom hereafter.

II. William Barnabas, Col. Bengal Army, m. 11 Dec. 1845,
Anna Maria 3rd dau. of Eichard Onebye AValker, Esq. and
d. 27 Jan. 1890, leaving issue, Edith ; Cecilia, and Evelyn
Mary, m. 1886 William Gillett, Esq. of Horsham.

III. Frederick (Eev.). i. Isabel, m. William Chester, Esq.
II. Harriet. in. Mary Anne, d. unin.

The eldest son,

Capt. James Anlaby Legard, E.N., K.T.S., m. 1S45,
Catherine, widow of Henry Beaumont, Esq., and dau. of
George Cayley, Bart., and d. 1862, having by her, who d. 11
March, 1887, had issue,

I. James Digby, now of Welham.

ir. Allayne Beaumont, late 60th Eifles, m. 1881, Mary
Adelaide, dau. of T. Buckley, Esq. of Detroit, U.S.A., and
has issue.

Arms — Arg. on a bend between six mullets pierced gu. a
cross patt6e or. Crest — A greyhound or, collared sa. studded
arg. il/o»o— Per crucem ad Stellas. Seat — Welham, Malton,
Yorks. Club — Naval and Military.


Legh, John Pennington, Esq. of Norbury
Booths Hall, co. Chester, J.P., M.A., h. 20 Nov.
1827; m. 12 Aug. 1858, Emily Jane, 2nd dau. of
the Rev. Robert Grant, Vicar of Bradford Abbas,
Dorset, a Prebendary of SaHsbury, and has issue,
John Robert Pennington, 6. 4 April, 1865 ; m. 8 July, I8S6,_
Agnes Mabel, 4th dau. of John Brotherton, Esq., and.
has issue, John Alan, b. 13 Jan. 1889 ; Thomas, 6. 1
June, 1890 ; and Agnes, b. 27 Nov. 1887.
Ruth Isabel, b. 25 Aug. 1870.

Lineag-e.— Agnes de Legh (only dau. and heir of Richard
de Legh, great-grandson of Hamon, Lord of the Mediety of
High Leigh, temp. Henry II.), to. 1st, Richard de, and
had by him a son, Thomas, who took the name of Legh, and
half the mediety of High Leigh; his son, Thomas Legh, was
progenitor of the Leighs of the West Hall, High Leigh. Agnes
'III. 2ndly, William de Hawardyn, and had another son, Ralph
de Hawardyn, who had the other half of the mediety of High
Leigh, and sold it to Sir Eichard Massey, of Tatton, 1206.
Agnes m. Srdly, Sir William Venables, Knt., 2nd son of Sir
William Venables, Baron of Kinderton, and by him had a 3rd
son, John, who took the name of Legh, and purchased Knuts-
ford Booth before 28 Edward I. By his first wife he had a son
John (Sir). He m. 2ndly, Ellen, dau. of Thomas de Corona,
of Adlington, and by her had, Robert, progenitor of the Leghs
of Adlington, Anneslei/, Lyim, Ridge, Stoneleigh Stockicell,
etc.; William (Sir), ancestor of the Leghs of Isall; Peter,
founder of the Leghs of Bcchton; and Gilbert, whose son,
John, m. Cecilia de Towneley, and was ancestor of the Towne-
LEYs of Towaley.

Sir John de Legh, living temp. Edward III., eldest son of
John Legh, the first of Knutsford Booth, was direct ancestor of
the family of Legh of Booths, whose eventful heir,

Rdth Legh, of Booths, only dau. of Peter Legh, Esq. of
Booths, TO. Thomas Pennington, Esq. of Chester, and was s. ai
her decease, 1715-16, by her only surviving son,

4 P 2





Thomas PENNiNCToy, Esq. of Booths, who assumed the
surname anil arms of Legh. He m. Helena, dau. of Sir Wil-
loughby Aston, Bart, of Aston, and was s. by his only son,

Peter Legh, E.^q. of Booths, t>. 4 March, 1722-23, who, in
1745, completed the erection of Norbury Booths Hall. He
til. 20 June, 1744, Anne, dau. and co-heir of Peter Wade, Esq.,
by whom (who t/. 1794) he had, with other issue, who d. s. p.,
WiLLOCGHBT and John, and Anne Helena, who m. 1792, John
Matthews, Esq., Capt. K.N., and d. s. p. the followinR year.
He d. 12 Aug. 1804, and was s. by his eldest surviving son,

WiLLOUGHBY Lec.h, Esq. of Norbury Booths Hall, 0. 25
May, 1749, who d. unm., was «. by his brother,

John Legh, Esq. of Bedford Square, London, and Torking
ton, CO. Chester, Barrister-at-Law, m. 29 March, 1792, Isabella
dau. and co-heir of Edmund Dawson, Esq. of Wharton, co.
Lancaster, and by her (who d. 19 Feb. 1849) had issue,

I. Peter, his successor.

II. Edmund Dawson (Kev.), of St. Botolph's, London, M.A. ,
b. 1801; )/t. 1826, Catherine, eldest dau. of the Eight Hon.
Sir Christopher Robinson, Judge of the Court of Admiralty ;
and d. 9 March, 1845, leaving issue,

1 John Pennington, now of Norbury Booths Hall.

2 Edmund, 6. 1831; d. 18J0.

3 William Dawson (Rev.), b. 1834; d. 1S58.

4 Christopher, 6. 1833 ; m. Jane, dau. of A. Anderson,
M.D., of Isewstead, Australia, and d. 30 Sept. 1878,
having had issue, three dans, and six sons.

5 Henry Edmund (Rev.), M.A., 6. 1840; m. Grace, dau.
of Rev. Mr. Kite, and has issue.

1 Catherine Louisa, m. Edward Penrose Hathaway, Esq.
of Lincoln's Inn.

2 Isabella Helen. 3 Frances Ann.
I. Ann, m. William Clowes, Esq., who d. 21 April, 1855.

n. Isabel, ?«. Rev. Bertie Johnson, Rector of Lynime, co.
Chester; and d. 26 May, 1855.
Mr. Legh d. April. 1826, and was s. hy his eldest son,

Peter Legh, Esq. of Norbury Booths Hall, D.L. and J. P.,
6. 11 June, 1794, who served as High Sheriff for co. Chester
1827. He d. v.nm. 29 Aug. 1857, and was s. by his nephew,
the present John Pennington Legh, Esq. of Norbury Booths.

Ai-ms—A.z., two bars or, over aU a bend gu. Crest — An arm
embowed couped at the shoulder vested gu., hand ppr., holding
a sword erect, also ppr. a snake twisting round the same arg.
J/(/fto— Prudens, fidelis, et audax.

/Residence— St. Francois des Gardes, Cannes, France.


Legh, Floeence Hester Latixia, of Adling-
tou Hall, CO. Chester, s. her father 1888.

Liineaire. — Robert de Legh, 2nd son of John Legh, of
Booths, hy Ellen his wife, dau. and heir of Thomas de Corona,
of Adlington, living tern}}. Edward II., m. Matilda, dau. and
heir of Adam de Norley, and was father of

Robert Legh, of Adlington, to. Matilda, dau. and co-heir of
Sir John de Arderne, Knt. of Aldford and Alvanley, and had
two sons, Robert (Sir), his heir; Piers (Sir), ancestor of the
Leghs of Lyme. From the elder son,

Sib Robert Legh, Knt. of Adlington, Sheriff of co. Chester
17 and 22 Richard II., the 8th in descent was

Sir Tjbian Legh, Knt. of Adlington, aged thirty-five
44 Elizabeth, who was knighted by the Earl of Essex at the
siege of Cadiz, and, during that expedition, is traditionally
said to have been engaged in an adventure which gave rise to
the well-known Ballad of " the Spanish Lady's Love." Another
gallant knight Sir John Eolle, however, disputes the fact of
being the hero of that romantic affair. Sir Urian was Sheriff
of CO. Chester in the year of Sir Richard St. George's Visitation
of the CO. 1613, and survived until 3 Charles I., when his in-
qnisition was taken. His direct male descendant,

Charles Legh, Esq. of Adlington (only son of John Legh,
Esq. of Adlington, by Lady Isabella Robarts his wife, sister of
the Earl of Radnor, and grandson of Thomas Legh, Esq. of
Adlington, High Sheriff of co. Chester 14 Charles II.), m.
Hester, dau. and co-heir of Robert Lee, Esq. of Wlncham, co.
Chester, and had an only child,

Thomas, of Wincham, m. Mary, dau. of Franci? Reynolds,
Esq. of Strangeways, co. Lancaster; and d. v. 'p. 1775, aged
40, without surviving issue.

Mr. Legh d. at Buxton, July, 1781, and was i. under settlement
by his niece,

Elizabeth Davenport, m. 1752, John RowUs, Esq. of
Kingston, Receiver-General for Surrey, and by him (who d.
1779) had issue,

John KowlLs, m. Harriet, eiater and coheir of Sir Peter War-

burton, Bart, of Arley ; and, predeceasing his mother, left
an only dau. and heir.
Elizabeth Hester Rowlls, m. Thomas Delves Broughton,
Esq., 4th son of Sir Thomas Broughton, hart.
William Peter Rowlls, slain in a duel at Cranford Bridge.
Charles Edward Rowlls, d. without issue.
Elizabeth Rowlls, mi. 1st, 1778, Thomas Browne Calley, Esq.,
of Burderop, Wilts; and 2ndly, Thomas Havei-fiekl, Esq.
Mrs. Rowlls, who assumed the surname of Legh, d. 1806, when
the Adlington estates devolved on her kinsman,

Eicbabd Crosse, Esq. of Shaw Hill, near Preston, co. Lan-
caster (only son of Thomas Crosse, Esq., by Sarah his wife,
and grandson of Richard Crosse, Esq. of Crosse Hall, co. Lan-
caster, by Ann his wife, eldest dau. of Robert Legh, of
Chorley, 2nd son of Thomas Legh, Esq. of Aldington, the
High Sheriff of co. Chester 14 Charles II.). Mr. Crosse
assumed, in consequence, the surname and arms of Legh. He
m. 1787, Anne, only surviving dau. of Robert Parker, E.sq. of
Cuerdon Hall, by Anne his wife, dau. and heir of Thomas
Townley, Esq. of Royle, and by her (who d. 1807) had issue (with
a younger son, Richard Townley, who d. unm. 1825, and three
daus.) a son and successor,

Thomas Legh, Esq. of Adlington, 6. Sept. 1792 ; m. Louisa,
dau. of George Newnham, Esq. of New Timber Place, Sussex,
and by her (who m. 2ndly, 12 May, 1830), Thomas Americus,
3rd Lord Ersliine, and d. 10 March, 1867) had issue,
Charles Richard Banastbe, of Adlington.
Mary Anne, vi. 6 Dec. 1830, the Hon. and Rev. Augustus
Cavendish (who d. 9 May, 18C4), 4th son of Richard 2nd
Lord Waterpark.
Marcella Louisa, d. 22 Nov. 1866.

Emily Anne, 7)i. l«t. John Lawton, Esq. of Lawton Hall; and
2ndly, 13 Dec. 1865, Frank Renaud, Esq., M.D.

Mr. Legh d. 25 April, 1829, and was s. by his only son,

Charles Richard Banastre Legh, Esq. of Adlington Hall
and Bonishall, co. Chester, J.P. and D.L., 6. 4 March, 1821 ;
m. 29 April, 1846, Mary Jane Annabella, 2nd dau. of the Rev.
Henry Wright, of Mottram Hall, Cheshire, and d. 26 Feb.
18SS, leaving,

I. Charles Henry Americus, b. 22 April, 1858 (deceased).

I. Florence Hester Lavina, now of Adlington.

II. Edith Mabel, m. 1889, John Russell Gubbins, Esq. of
Bruree House, co. Limerick, High Sheriff, 1886, who has
assumed the additional surname of Legh, (see Gubbins of

Arms — Az. two bars arg. debruised by a bend compon^e or
and gu. for difference. Crest — A unicorn's head couped arg,
amied and maned or, on the neck a cross-potence gu.

Seat — Adlington Hall, co. Chester.


Legh, Henry Martin Cornwall, Esq. of High
Legh, CO. Chester J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1884,
late Lieut.-Col. (Grenadier Guards, b. 14 Not. 1839.

Lineagre. — Thomas de Lega, of East Hall, in the parish
of Rostherne, co. Chester, son of Hugh de Lega, son of Oswald
de Lega de Easthall, was father of Thomas de Legh, of East-
hall, whose son, Adam Legh, of the Easthall, was father of
Hugh de Legh, of the Easthalls, who had a son,

John de Legh, of Easthall, in High Legh, m. Jane, dau. and
co-heir of Matthew, Lord of Alpraham, co. Chester, and had
three sons. The 2nd son,

John de Legh, of Alpraham, had a son and heir, John de
Legh, who was father of Thomas de Legh, of Northwood,
father of Thomas Legh, of Northwood, 30 Henry VI., 1451,
whose son, Thomas Legh, m. Elizabeth, dau. of Godfrey Mel-
lington, and w^as father of another Thomas Legh, living
4 Henry VIII., m. Margaret, dau. of Richard Charlton, and
by her had a son, Robert Legh, who, by Alice his wife, dau.
of Hugh Starkey, of Olton, left a son and heir,

Thomas Legh, of High Legh, m. Isabel, dau. and heir of
Rafe Trafford, of co. Lancaster, and was s. by his son and heir,

Robert Legh, of High Legh, m. Eleanor, dau. of RandoU
Spurstow, of Spurstow, and by her had an elder son and heir,

George Legh, of High Legh, m. 1st, a dau. of Leycester, of
Tabley ; and 2ndly, Anne, dau. of John Booth of Barton, and
left a son and successor,

Thomas Legh, Esq. of High Legh, to. Barbara, dau. of
Thomas Brooke, Esq., of Norton, co. Chester, and by her had
(with three daus.) three sons, Henry, his heir ; Thomas, d.
unm. ; and George, a Cavalier, slain in the civil war. The
eldest son,

Henry Legh, Esq. of High Legh, 52 years old anno 1663,
TO. Dorothy, dau. and sole heir of Rev. Gregory Turner, of





Manley, Eector of Sephton, co. Lancaster; and d. in 1684,
leaving an eldest son and heir,

EicHARD Legh, Esq. of High Legh, 31 years old in 16G3, m.
1675, Mary, dau. of Thomas Legh, Esq. of Adlington, co.
Chester; and dying 1705, was s. by his son,

Henkt Legh, Esq. of High Legh, 6. 1C79 ; n. Letitia, dau.
of Sir Richard Brooke, Bart, of Norton; and d. 1757, having
had two sons and a dau., Geobge, his heir; Henry, d. iinm.
July, 1752, aged about 71 ; and Mary, wife of Eev. Legh
Richmond, Rector of Stockport, co. Chester, who d. 1789. The
son and successor,

George Legh, Esq. of High Legh, 6. 10 July, 1703; m.
Anne Maria, dau. and heir of Francis Cornwall, Baron of
Burford, and by her (who d. 1741) had (with two daus., Letitia,
m. Kev. Egerton Leigli, Archdeacon of Salop; and Anna
Maria) two sons, Henrt Cornwall, his heir: and George
Langton, b. 21 May, 1739; d. an infant. Mr. Legh d. 1790,
and was s. by his son and heir,

Henry Cornwall Legh, Esq. of High Legh, 6. 24 May,
1734; High Sheriff 1791 ; m. 1761, Elizabeth, dau. and co-heir
of Robert Hopkinson, Esq. of Heath, co. York, and by her
(who d. April, 1608) had (with two daus., Elizabeth Dorothea,
d. unm. 1777 ; and Anna Maria, m. 3 Jan. 1788, Thomas Pitt,
Esq. of St. James's, Westminster) two sons, George John, his
heir; Henry Cornwall, who d. unm. in the West Indies, 1793.
Mr. Legh, who d. 1791, and was s. by his elder son,

Geokge John Legh, Esq. of High Legh, 6. 1768 ; High
Sheriff 1805; m. 14 July, 1803, Mary, dau. of John Black-
burne, Esq. of Hale, co. Lancaster, M.P., and had issue,

I. George Cornwall, his heir.

II. Henry Cornwall, (Rev.), M.A., Rector of Welsh Hampton,
CO. Salop, b. 1811; m. 1839, Mary, eldest dau. of Martin
Williams, Esq, of Bryngwyn, co. Montgomery ; and dying
1847, left, by her (who d. 31 March, 1687), one son and
four daus.,

Henry Martin Cornwall, present representative.
Gertrude Mary Cornwall, m. 4 Aug. 1875, Charles Walker,
Esq. of Lincoln's Inn, youngest son of G. T. Walker, Esq.
of Norton, co. Worcester. Eveline Cornwall.

Frances Elinor Cornwall.
Maria Agnes Cornwall, d. 1862.
jii. John Cornwall, b. 8 June, 1814, d. 25 March, 1815.

IV. John Cornwall, h. 27 July, 1815, d. 26 Oct. 1823.

V. Richard Cornwall, b. 10 June, 1818, m. 28 June. 1852,
Thomasina Antonia, dau. of Frederick Sedlcy, Esq., and d.
at Malta, 10 Jan. 1876, having by her (who d. 21 March,
1884) had issue, with two daus., who d. in infancy,

1 Herbert Cornwall, Capt. King's Royal Kifie Corps, b. 21
March, 1858, m. 24 May, 1893, Edith Selina, eldest dau.
of Henry Cavendish Cavendish, Esq., Chyknell, Salop.

2 Sydney Cornwall, late Lieut. R.N., b. 31 Oct. 18G2.

3 Arthur Cornwall, b. 24 July, 1872.

1 Edith Cornwall, b. 20 Jan. 1854, d. 12 Oct. 1855.

VI. Edmund Cornwall, C.B., Col. late 97th Regt., b. 14 Oct.
1821, m. 20 July, 1852, Julia, 2nd dau. of Neville I'arker,
Esq., Master of the Rolls at Fredeiicton, New Brunswick, by
whom he left issue,

Neville Edmund Cornwall, b. 16 Jan. 1854.
May Helena Cornwall.
I. Mary, d. 1886. ii. Anne Elizabeth, d. an infant.

III. Anna Elizabeth, m. 8 March, 1832, Sir Philip de Malpas
Grey Egerton, Bart., who d. 5 April, 1«81.

IV. Frances, m. Kev. Beilby Porteus Hodgson, son of the
Dean of Carlisle, and is deceased.

V. Harriet, m. Herbert Taylor, Esq., Capt. 85th Light
Infantry, eldest son of Edward Taylor, Esq. of Bifrons, and
d. 2 July, 1886.

■VI. Emma. vii. Caroline, d. 15 March, 1883.

VIII. Elinor, d. an infant.

Mr. Legh d. 1832, and was s. by his elder son,

George Cornwall Legh, Esq. of High Legh, J.P. and
D.L., High Sheriff 1838, M.P. for Mid-Cheshire, B.A. Ch. Ch.
Oxon, Col. 2nd Royal Cheshire Militia, 6. 1804; m. 1828,
Louisa Charlotte, 2nd dau. of Edward Taylor, Esq. of Bifrons,
Kent, and niece of Lieut.-Gen. Sir Herbert Taylor, G.C.B.,
G.C.H. ; and dying 16 June, 1877, was s. by his nephew, now
of High Legh.

Arms — Arg., a lion rampant gu. langued az. quartering
Cornwall, Mortimer, Lenthall, Grey and Bassett. Crents
— 1st, Legh: A demi-lion rampant gu. langued az., collared
or; 2nd: A Cornish chough sa. beaked and membered gu.
Supporters— Two lions rampant gu. bezant6e and ducally
crowned or. J/oHo— La vie durante.

-StcU— High Legh Hall, near Knutsford, co. Chester.

Le Hunte Geoege Ruthvex, Esq. of Artra"
mont, co.Wexford, Barrister-at-Law, H.M. Colonia

Service, Fiji, President of the Island of Dominica ;
Member of the Executive Council of the Leeward
Islands, b. 20 Aug. 1852 ; m. 14 Feb. 1884, Caro-
line Rachel, dau. of John Clowes, Esq. of Burton
Court, CO.

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