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*• Anne, ,i. Ki.zuboth.



The 2nd son,

P'letchee Orred, Esq. of Bebington, b. 1739 ; m. 1708,
Elizabeth, dau. and co-heir of Robert Middleton, Esq. of
Lancashire, and had issue, George, his heir; Anne,?;!. George
Whitley, Esq. of Norley, co. Chester; Elizabeth, to. T. C.
Clemens, Esq. of Ashtield, co. Lancaster; and Helen, d. s. p.
1849. The son and heir,

George Orred, Esq. of Tranmere, 6. 1767 ; m. 1803, Frances,
dau. of William Woodville, Esq. of Edge Hill, co. Lancaster,
and d. 1828, having iiad issue,

I. George, his heir.

II. John, b. 1810; m. M. C. Willinke, dau. of the Chevalier
Willinke, Knt. of the Order of the Lioa of the Netherland.-,
and by her (who d. 1867) had issue,

1 John Woodville, b. 12 Feb. 18.50: d. 1877.

2 George Randal, 6. 17 June, 1852; d. 1875.

1 Anne Frances. 2 Clara Edith.

3 Catherine Hester. 4 Sarah Matilda.
5 Sophia Sybil.

He TO. 2ndly, Frances, dau. of Cheethaai Hilton, Esq., and
d. 1878; shed. 1880.

I. Anne, d. s. p. 1890, aged 85.

II. Georgiana, m. 26 March, 1S36, Robert, Viscount Sher-
brooke, and d. s. p). Nov. Ib34.

III. Matilda, d. s. p. 1862.

IV. Sophia, m. 5 Nov. 1840, Sir Archibald Dunbar, 5th Bart.

The eldest son,

George Orred, Esq. of Tranmere, b. 1807; m. 1 Jan. 1838,
Matilda (who d. 17 Feb. 1877), dau. of Thomas Thistlethwayte,
Esq. of Southwick Park, Hants, formerly M.P. for that co.,
and d. Oct. 1869, having had issue,

I. John Cavendish, now of Tranmere.

II. George Stanley, of Hay ward Lodge, co. Dorset, late Capt.
1st Vol. batt. Dorchester Regt., and Army Reserve, and
late Lieut. 7th Fusiliers, and 2nd Batt. Royal Highlanders
(Black Watch), 6. 1843; ra. 11 April, 1872, Edith Grace,
dau. of Major Henry Berkeley Portm.an, brother of Edward,
Viscount Portman.

lit. Charles Fletcher D'Anyers.

I. Matilda Catherine. II. Selina Tryphena, d. 1858.

III. Meta Caroline.

^rnis— Quarterly : 1st and 4th, gu., a fesse dancette arg., for
Orred; 2nd, sa.. a cross engrailed arg. between four plates,
each charged with a pheon of the field, for Fletcher ; 3rd, arg.,
a cross engrailed sa., for Middleton. Crest — A hare salient
ppr., bearing in its mouih three eais of corn or.

Residence — Lavant House, Chichester.



SMYTH-OSBOURNE OF ASH.

SlfYTH-OsBOUENE, JoHX SilYTH, Esq. of Ash,
CO. Devon, J.P., b. 5 Feb. 1842 ; m. 18 Nov. 1875,
Eli/.a Cotton, dau. of Col. Prior, of Sidney Place,
Bath, and grand-dau. of Benjamin Way, of Den-
ham Place, Bucljs, and has had issue,

I. Arthur John, b. Oct. 1876 ; d. 17 Feb. 1881.

II. George Nowell Thomas, b. 6 Sept. 1877.

III. Henry Percy, b. 28 Jan. 1879.

IV. Edward, b. 9 June, 1884.

V. John Greville, 6. 27 July, 1886.

VI. Douglas Gregory, 6. 29 Dec. 1890.

VII. Wilfred, b. 11 Dec. 1893.
1. Catherine Louise.

Mr. Smyth-Osbourne, of Wortley Manor, Leeds,
assumed, in 1878, the additional surname of
Smyth, as grand-nephew and heir-at-law of the
late John Smyth, formerly of Holbeck, Leeds, and
of Bowcliffe House. Yorkshire ; purchased the
property of Ash in 1882.

Xiineage. — Thomas Osbourne, Esq. of Willerby, Hull, m.
20 Nov. 1804, Lydia Smyth, sister and heiress of John Smyth,
of Holbeck, and had issue,

I. Thomas, d. unm.

II. John, of whom presentlj",

III. George, d. unm.

I. Elizabeth, m. George Schonswar, Esq., and d. s. p.

II. Lydia, m. Mathew Hughes, Esq., and d. s. p.

III. Catherine. iv. Anne.

The 2nd son,

John Smyth Osbocrse. Esq. of Wortley Manor, Leeds, m.
1840, Louisa, dau. of Charles Small, Esq. of Newport Pagnell,
Bucks, and widow of C. Harvey, Esq. and by her had issue,

John Smyth, now of Ash.

Lydia Foulkes, of Hohnedown, Monkokehampton.
Mr. Osbourne J. 1878.

Seat — Ash. Iddesleigh, Devon.

Club — Junior Carlton.



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O'SH



THE LANDED GENTRY.



OSM



O'SHEE OF aARDENMOREIS.

O'Shee, Nicholas Kichaed Power, Esq. of
Gardenmorris, co. Waterford, and Slieestown, co.
KilkenuY, J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1861, b.
1821 ; s. his brother 1859 ; m. 18 April, 1865,
Lady GwendoHne Anson, youngest dau. of Thomas
William, 1st Earl of Lichfield, and has issue,

I. lilCHABD ALFKED POEB, 6. 1SG7.

II. JolmFoer, 6. 18G9. ni. George Ivor Poer, 6. 1S73,
I. Gwendolen, b. 1866. ii. Aline Angela, b. 1879.

Xiineagre. — Odanus O'Shee, chief of his name in the 10th
century, is styled in a pedigree, attested in 1582 by Kobert
Cook, Clarenceux King of Arms, " Lord of The Cantred of
Texnane O'Shee, in Kerry, and of the manors of Cloran O'Shee,
Clone O'Shee, and Drangan O'Shee, in Tipperary," to which co.
t'.iey seem to have emigrated in the 13th century. Odoneus
O'Shee, chief of his name (and the 10th in a direct line from
the above Odanus), styled also in the same pedigree Lord of
Cramp's Castle and Sliecsland, in Tipperary, obtained, with
his three brothers, 'William, Edmund, and John, letters of
denization from Koger Mortimer, Earl of March and Ulster,
dated at Clonmel, 6 Nov. 1381, which were confirmed by King
Henry "VI. by letters patent, dated at Naas, 18 Xov. 35 Henhy
VI., to his great-great-grandson,

EicHARD Shee, father (by his wife. Rose Archer) of

Kobert Shee, who settled at Kilkenny, where he was a
merchant and Burgess, and filled the office of Sovereign in
1499. He fell at the battle of Moyallow, 6 Aug. 1500, and left
by his wife, Catherine Sherlock, a son,

BicHAED Shee, Burgess of Kilkenny, m. Joan, dau. and
heir of Elias Archer, of New Ross, and had five sons and three
daus. The eldest son,

Robert Shee, Esq. of Bonnestown, co. Kilkenny, J.P., ra.
Margaret Rothe, and had, with six daus., five sons,

I. Richard, his heir.

II. Elias, of Kilkenny, described by Holinshed, as "Elias
Sheth, borne in Kilkennye, sometime scholer of Oxford, a
gentleman of a passing wit, a pleasant conceited compa-
nion, full of mirth without gall. He wrote in English
divers sonnets." He was ancestor of

George Shee, Esq., m. Mary, dau. of Martin Kirwan, Esq.
of Blindwell, co. Galway, and had issue,

1 Anthony, of Castlebar, grandfather of Sir George
Shee, Bart, of Dunmore, wlio d. s. p. 1870.

2 Martin, of Dublin, m. Mary, eldest dau. and co-heir of
John Archer, E.sq., and was father of

Sir Martin Archer Shee, Knt., D.C.L., President of
the Royal Academy, an official trustee of the British
Museum, F.R.S., Honorary Member of the Royal
Hibernian Academy and of the Academies of New
York, Charleston, and Philadelphia, 6. 23 Dec. 1770 ;
m. 6 Dec. 1797, Mary, eldest dau. ol James Power,
Esq. of Youghal, co. Cork, and d. 19 Aug. 1850,
having by her had issue,
George Archer, 6. 21 June, 1800; m. 17 Oct. 1S42,
.Jane Seymour, 3rd dau. of Sir Thomas Joseph De
Trafford, 1st Bart., and d. 1879.
Martin Archer, Q.C., b. 14 Nov. 1804; m. Louisa
Catherine, 2nd dau. of John Richard Barrett, Esq.
of Milton House, Berks.

AVilliam Archer, 6. 28 Aug. 1810; m. Harriet, widow
of Coi. William Cubitt, and dau, of George Har-
court, Esq., and had one son, .Martin Archer, b.
1846, and two daus., Mary and Harriet.
Anna .Archer. Mary Archer.

Eliza Jane.

III. Marcus. iv. Matthew.
V. Andrew.

The eldest son.

Sir Richard Shee, Knt. of 'Dppercourt, co. Kilkenny, and
of Cloran, co. Tipperary, a Member of Gray's Inn, London,
Seneschal of Irishtown 1568, Treasurer of the Regalities of
Tipperary 1571, and Deputy to the Lord High Treasurer of
Ireland 1576. Sir Richard founded, in the year 1582, the
hospital in Kilkenny called after his name. He m. 1st, Mar-
garet, dau. of John Sherlock, Esq. of Mothe, co. Waterford,
Jmd had five sons, 1 Robert, d. unm. : 2 Lucas, ancestor of the
Shees of Cloran ; 3 Thomas, d. s. p. ; 4 John, d. unm. (a Jesuit
priest; ; 5 Marcus, progenitor of the Siiees of Sheestown and
Gardenmorris. Sir Richard Shee m. 2ndly, Margaret, dau.
of Christopher Fagan, Esq., Alderman of Dublin, but by her,
■who survived him, he left no issue. Sir Richard tZ. 10 Aug.
1608. His 5th son,

Maecds Shee, of Sheestown, to. Ellen, dau. of Oliver Grace,
Baron of Courtstown, and had five sons,

Richard, his heir. John.



Lucas, m. Elizabeth, dau. of Robert 'Warren, Esq. oi Castle-
town, CO. Galway, and had ason, Nicholas Sbee, M.D., who
m. Eleonora, dau. of John Purcell, Esq. of Borrisoleigh, and
had a son, Richard, living 1682, from whom claimed descent
(as his great-grandson) William Shee, of Camas, co. Lime-
rick, 6. 1709, son of Martin Shee, of Camas, by Ellinor,
dau. of Edmond Bourke, of Ballinagarde, co. Limerick.
He m. 1738, Maria 'Jheresa, dau. of Peter Preponier, of
Landreces, Surgeon, and had issue, a son, Henry,. Col. of
Horse, Knt. of St. Louis, Count and Peer of France (father
of Fran(;oise, wife of Baron James Wulfrand D'Alton, and
mother of Edmond, Count D'Alton-Shec), and a dau. Louisa,,
who ra. Thomas Clarke (a native of co. Kilkenny and a
Col. in the French service), by whom she had a son, Henry
Clarke, Due de Feltre, Marshal of France, and many years
Minister at War to the Emperor Napoleon L, 6. 17G5 ; d.
1818.
James. Thom.as.

Mr. Shee was s. at his decease by his eldest son,

Richard Shee, Esq. of Sheestown, in. Rose, dau. and heir
of Peter Rothe, Esq., and was s. by his son,

Marcus Shee, Esq. of Sheestown, m. Mary, dau. of Nicholas-
Plunkett, Esq. of Dunsoghly, and had issue,
Richard, his successor. Marcus. Nicholas.

John, ancestor of the Shees of Jiallyreddan, from whon'v
descended Richard Shee. son of John Shee, Esq. of Bally-
reddan. Col. of tlie 35th Regt.
He made his will 16 March, 1684, and was s. at liis death by
his eldest son,

Richard Shee, Esq. of Sheestown, m. the Hon. Dymphn.Ti
Earnewall, dau. of Robert, 9th Lord Trimlestown, and dyinp:
10 Dec. 1748, left (with a dau. Elizabeth, m. Thomas Power.
Esq. of Gardenmorris, co. Waterford) four sons, i. Marcus:
I'. Robert, Col. in Berwick's Regt. and Knt. of St. Louis:
III. Nicholas; iv. James. The eldest son,

Marcus Shee, Esq. of Sheestown, m. Thomasina, dau. of
Thomas Masterton, Esq. of Castletown, co. Wexford, and had,,
with four daus., who rf. unm., two sons,
John, his heir.

Richard, a Gen. in the French service, b. .1742; m. Victoirc-
Felicitu, dau. of Capt. E. P. L. Shee, Knt'. of St. Louis, anik
had a son, Alexander, a Capt. in the French service.
Mr. Shee was s. at his decease by his eldest son, who, adopt-
ing the Irish prefix, became

John O'Shee, Esq. of Sheestown, and served as High SherifT
for the CO. of Waterford. He m. Elizabeth, dau. and heir of
Richard Power, Esq. of Gardenmorris, co. Waterford, and haik
issue,

RicHiRD Power, his heir.

Arnold, Major in the Waterford Militia, d. unm. 1843.
John, a Col. in the Austrian seryice, d. unm. at Sheestown.
1813.
Mr. O'Shee was s. by his eldest son,

Richard Power O'Shee, Esq. of Gardenmorris and Shees-
town, m. 1804, Margaret, dau. of Nicholas Power, Esq. of
Snowhill, CO. Kilkenny, and by her (who d. Nov. 1865) left as,
his decease, aged 59, in 1827,
John Power, his heir.

Nicholas Richard, successor to his brother, and now o£
Gardenmorris.
The elder son,

John Power O'Shee, Esq. of Gardenmorris and of Shees-
town, J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff co. Waterford 1832, b. 1810;
d. 5 July, 1859, and was s. by his brother Nicholas, now of
Gardenmorris.

Arras — Quarterly: 1st, per bend indented or and az., two
fleurs-de-lis counterchanged, the hereditary arms of Odanens
O'Shee, 13S2; 2nd, gu., three swords per fesse arg., hiltcd or.,
the centre sword pointing to the sinister side, the arms of
William O'Shee, brother ot Odaneus ; 3rd, sa., three pheons arg.,
the arms of John O'Shee, brother of Odaneus; 4th, gu. two
swords in saltire arg. point down, surmounted by a third in
pale point up, hilted or, the ensign of Edmond O'Shee, brother
of Odaneus. Crest — A swan rousant sa. , membered and beakeiJ
gu. Molin — Vincit Veritas.

Sents — Gardenmorris, Kill, Piltown, and Sheestown, near
Kilkenny.






OSMASTON OF HAWKHURST COURT. \

OsMASTON, John, Esq. of Hawkhurst Court, co-
Sussex, J.P. for cos. Derby, Stafford, and Susses,
D.L., CO. Derby, h. 21 June, 1831 ; assumed tlie-
surname of OsMASTOX in 1876 5 w- 1st, 1853, Emily-
Sophia, dau. of Eev. Henry Western Plumptre,
Eector of East-n'ood, Notts, and by her had issue,

I. Francis Plumptee Beresfoed, &. 1857 ; m. 1884, Eleanor i
Margaret, dau. of Rev. Thomas Field, of Bigby Rectory,



osw



THE LANDED aEXTRY.



OSW



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CO. Lincoln, and has issue, Dudley Francis, 6. 1892;

Dorothea, b. 1887.
II. Marcus Western Beresford, 6. 1859.
J. Eleanor Agnes, m. 1880, John Pemherton Coote, Lieut.

K.N.

II. Emily Sophia.

Mr. Osmaston m. 2ndly, 18G1, Florence Mary, dau.
of Edward Eoyd Eice, Esq. of Dane Coui-t, Kent,
and has issue,

III. Basil de Forest, b. 1862.

IV. Cecil Alvend FitzHerbert, 6. 1866; m. 1893, Minnie
Buckley, dau. of Gen. Tuson, R.M.A., and has issue.

V. Bertram Beresford, 6. 18G8; m. 1892, Catherine Mary,
dau. of Gen. Hitchinson, and has issue,

VI. Osmund Gordon, 6. 18G9.

VII. Lionel Siierbrooke, b. 1870.

vm. John Henry, b. 18S1. ix. Ulric Ernest, b. 1883.

s. Arthur Edward, 6. 1885.

lu. Eosamond Florence, m. 18S9, Rev. William Ilenshaw

Starling.
IT. Violet Mary. v. Olive Elizabeth.

liineag-e.— John Wright, Esq., m. 1791, Elizabeth, dau.
of Francis Beresford, Esq. of Ashbourne, and heiress of John
Beresford, Esq., and d. 1840, leaving by her (who d. 1833) a
con,

Francis Wright, Esq. of Osmaston Manor, co. Derby, J.P.
and D.L., High Sheriff of Xotts 1842, to. 12 Aug. 1830, Selina,
eldest dau. of Sir Henry FitzHerbert, Bart, of Tissington
Hall, CO. Derby, and by her (who d. 1888) had issue,

I. John, now of Haw khurst Court.

II. Henry (Rev.), b. 1833; m.hacy, dau. of Hon. Leslie Mel-
ville, of Bramstone Hall, co. Lincoln, and d. 1880, having
had issue.

III. Francis Beresford, 6. 1837: m. Adeline Frances, dau. of
Col. FitzHerbert, of Somersall Herbert, and has issue.

IV. FitzHerbert, b. 1841 ; m. 1865. Louise Charlotte, dau. of
Ernst Von Beckman, pastor of Holsgendorf, Mecklenburg-
Schwerin, and has issue.

V. Marcus Beresford, d. in infancy.

VI. Philip, 6. 1846; m. Alice Elizabeth, dau. of Rev. W.
Bury, and has issue.

I. Agnes, d. unin.

It. Elizabeth, m. John Bridges Plumptre, Esq. of Goodne-

stone, Kent (who d. 1888), and has issue.
in. Selina, m. Francis, 2nd son of Sir Charles Fox, and has

issue.

IV. Frances, m. Rev. Frederick E. Wigram, and has issue.

V. Mary, m. Charles Douglas (knighted 1888;, son of Sir C.
Fox, and has issue.

VI. Judith.

Hr. Wright d. 1873.
Scat — ^Hawkhui-st Court, Billingshnrst, Susses.



OSWALD OF ATTCHINCETJIVE.

Oswald, Eichaed Alexandee, Esq. of Auchin-
cruive, co. Ayr, late Lieut. 29tli Foot, Yice-Lieut.
of CO. Ayr, and D.L. of the Stewartry of Kirkcud-
bright, b. 6 June, 1S41 ; m. 25 Nov. 1868, Maud,
dau. of James Smith-Barry, Esq. of Marbury Hall
and Fota Islard, co. Cork.

Xjineag'e. — Rev. James Oswald, minister of Dunnett, in
Caithness, had two sons, JAirES and Richard, merchant of
London, Minister Plenipotentiary to sign the Articles of
Treaty in the United States, who acquired by purchase the
estates of Auchincruive about 1755, and d. s. -p. 1785. The
elder son.

Rev. Dr. James Oswald, m.. Miss Murray, of Pennyland, co.
Caithness, and had two sons,

I. George, of Scotstoun and Auchincruive, m. Margaret, dau.
of David Smythe, Esq. of Methven, co. Perth, and had,

1 Richard Alexander, of Auchincruive, M.P. forco. Ayr,
6. 18 Feb. 1771 ; m. 1st, 17^3, Louisa, dau. of Wynne
Johnston, Esq. of Hilton in the Mcrse, and by her (who
d. 1797) he had one son, Richard, who to. 10 Dec. 1833,
Lady Mary Kennedy, dau. of the Marquess of Ailsa, but
d.s.p. the Jan. following, and one dau. Mary Hester,
m. 1818, Thomas Spencer Lindsay, Esq. of Hollymount,
CO. Mayo. Mr. Oswald m. 2ndly, 1817, Lady Lillias
Macqueen, widow of Robert Dundas Macqueen, Esq. of
Braxtield, and dau. of Hugh, 12th Earl of Eglinton, but
by her had no issue. He d. 1841.

2 David, Major 38ih Foot, d. 1796.

3 James, Capt. R.N., (i. 1822.

4 Alexander, Advocate at the Scottish Bar, to. 1819, Anne.



dau. of Sir Hew Hamilton, Bart., and d, s. p. 1821. She
d. 1826.

1 Elizabeth, of Scotstoun.

2 Catherine, m. Robert Haldane, Esq.

3 Margaret, m. Gen. J. Wilson.

4 Christian, m. Alexander Anderson, Esq.

5 Mary, m. James Dennistoun, Esq.
II. Alexander, of whom we treat.

Dr. Oswald, of Auchincruive, d. 1819. His 2nd son,

Alexander Oswald, Esq. of Shieldhall, merchant in Glas-
gow, m. Margaret, dau. of John Dundas, of Manor, co. Perth,
and had issue,
James Oswald, of Auchincruive, M.P. for Glasgow, d. s. p.

1853. John, d. unm. 1800.

Richard Alexander, of Moor Park, co. Lanark, m. 24 Oct.
1810, Elizabeth, dau. of John Anderson, Esq., merchant,
of London, and d. 3 March, 1821, leaving two sons and two
daus.,

Alexander Haldane, of whom presently.
George, of Auchincruive.

Margaret Dundas. Mary, m. James Brown, Esq.

Agnes. Elizabeth.

Lilias, TO. Andrew Mitchell. Esq. of Glasgow.
Margaret, m. Alexander M'Fadgeon, M.D.
Mr. Oswald d. 1813. His grandson,

Alexander Haldane Oswald, Esq. of Auchincruive, co.
Ayr, at one time M.P. for that co., b. 1811 ; m. 15 Aug. 1844,
Lady Maria Louisa Elizabeth Frederica, dau. of William, 1st
Earl of Craven, and widow of Sir George Frederick .Johnstone,
7th Bart, of Westerhall (which lady d. 20 Oct. 1858), and had
issue,

James, b. 31 May, 1848 ; d. 17 Dec. 1S65.

Louisa Elizabeth, m. 19 Nov. 1SG4, Lieut. -Col. Farquharson,

of luvercauld.
Edith Mary, m. 9 Jan. 1869, the Hon. John Manners Yorke,

R.N.

He d. G Sept. 18C8, and was s. by his brother,

George Oswald, Esq. of Auchincruive, and of Cavens,
Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, b. 1814; m. 1st, Lydia Margaret,
dau. of Frederick Homan, Esq. of Ardenwood, co. Kildare,
and by her (who d. 6 March, 1844) had issue,

I. Richard Alexander, now of Auchincruive.

I. Mary Georjiiana, m. \V. Cuninghame, Esq., late 11th
Hussars, and has issue three sons and four daus.

Mr. Oswald m. 2ndly, Julia Mary, dau. of Col. Ferrier
Hamilton, of Cairnhill and Westport, co. Ayr, and by her (who
d. 7 March, 1860) had issue,

II. Julian, Capt. 16th Lancers, 6. 17 Feb. 18G0.
II. Evelyn Louisa.

He d. 27 March, 1871.

Arms — Az., a naked man, wreathed about the middle with
bay leaves, having a quiver of arrows by his side, bearing a bow
in his left hand, all ppr., and pointing with his right to a star,
in the dexter chief pomt or, a border engrailed of the last,
Crest — A dexter hand issuing out of a cloud and pointing to a
star of eight rays ppr. Motto — Sequamur.

Seats — Auchincruive, near Ayr, co. Ayr, and Cavens, Kirk-
bean, CO. Kirkcudbright.



OSWALD OF DUNNIKIER.

Oswald, John, Esq. of Dunnikier, co. Fife, J.P.
and D.L., educated at Eton, late Sec. in H.M.
Diplomatic Service, b. 12 June, 1856.

Lineage. — The family of Oswald has been for some time
resident in the neighbourhood of Kirkcaldy. The most dis-
tinguished of its members was the Eicnx Hon. .Tames Oswald,
who was b. 1715, and was for many years M.P. for co. Fife
and for the Kirkcaldy Burghs. He proved himself an eminent
statesman, filling some of the highest offices of the Crown witli
distinction. He to. 19 Jan. 1746, Elizabeth, dau. of Joseph
Townsend, Esq., and widow of Abraham Reynardson, Esq.,
and d. 24 March, 1769. His successor,

James Townsend Oswald, Esq. of Dunnikier, M.P. for
the Kirkcaldy Burghs, m. 17C9, J:;net Grey, of Skibo, co.
Sutherland, and by her (who d. 1842) left at his decease, 1813,
a son.

Gen. Sir John Oswald, G.C.B., G.C.M.G., who served in
the capture of some of the West India islands, and greatly dis-
tinguished himself at the capture of the Ionian Islands from
the French, of which islands he was afterwards made the
Governor. In the sequel, he joined the army in the Peninsula,
under the Duke of Wellington, and proved himself a most able
officer whilst in command of the 5th Division at Vittoria.
He TO. 1st, 1812, Charlotte Alice, dau. of Rev. Lord- Charles



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Murray, of Little Harle Tower, Northumberland (son of
John, 3rd Duke of Athole), and by her {who d. 1827) had
issue,

James Townsesd, late of Dunnikier.
Charlotte Alicia, (/. 5 Oct. ISiiS.

Mary, m. Kiuhard Trotter, Esq. of Morton Hall, MiJlothian,
and d. 13 Oct. 1851.
Emily, vi. AVilliam Smythe, Esq. of Methven Castle, co.

Perth.
Frances Jemima, m. John Murray Drummond, Esq. of Meg-
ginch Castle, co. Perth.

Georgia Anne, Hi. John Archer Iloublou, Esq. of Halling-
bury, Essex.
Sir John 771. 2ndly, 29 Oct. 1829, Amelia Jane, dau. of Lord
Henry Murray, son of John, 3rd Duke of Athole, and by her
lad a son and a dau.,

Henry Murray (Rev.), Rector of Great Hallingbury, Bishop
Stortford. b. 1832, m. 1869, Elizabeth, younger dau. of teir
John Eichardson, Bart., of Pitfour Castle.
Elizabeth Jane.
Sir John d. 8 June, 1840, and was s. by his eldest son,

James Townsend Oswald, Esq. of Dunnikier, co. Fife, J. P.
and D.L., late Capt. Grenadier Guards, 6. 18 Sept. 1820 ; m. 3
May, 1848, Ellin Octavia, dau. of the late Philip John Miles,
Esq. of Leigh Court, M.P. for Bristol for many years, and had
issue,

I. John, now of Dunnikier.

II. St. Clair, Capt. 3rd Hussars, b. 20 Xnv. 1S.'j3.

I. Clara, m. Rev. George Egerton, Canon of Lichfield and
Rector of Myddle, Shropshire.

II. Charlotte Alice. iii. Mary.

IV. Emily. v. Ellin Alexandra.

Mr. J. T. Oswald d. 2 June, 1893, and wass. by his eldest son.

At~ms — Az., a savage ppr., wreathed about the middle with
Ttay leaves vert, bearing in the sinister hand a b:iton, and
in the dexter across pattee fitch^e, therewith pointing to a star
placed in the dexter chief or. Crest — A star of six points wavy
.arg. Motto — Jlonstrant astra viam.

&ai— Dunnikier, Kirkcaldy, to. Fife.



OWEN OF BETTWS.

OwEN', Hugh Darby Anxeslet, Esq. of Eettws
Hall, CO. Montgomery, b. 17 Aug. 1852 ; m. 6
June, 1885, Lady Muriel Frances Louisa, dau. of
Charles John, 19th Earl of Shrewsbury, and widow
of Viscount Helmsley {see Bueke's Feerage).

liineage. — The pedigree of this family is registered in
the Heralds" College from Bodri Mawr, King of All Wales.

Madoc ap Ievan, of Caereinion, descended from Gbono
AP Owen, son or grandson of Howell Dda, Iving of South
Wales, adopted for arms, "Arg. a lion rampant sa, a canton
of the last." His son,

Griffith ap Madoc, ni. Mali, dau. of Howel ap Ievan
Lloyd, and was father of

Owen ap Griffith, of Llunllo, near Machynlleth, who in.
1st, Isabel, dau. of David Llojd ap Ievan ap lUrid Middleton,
and had issue,

I, David Llotd ap Owen, his heir.

II. Howel, ancestor of Owen of Woodhouse (see that family).
He7n.2ndly, Gwenwhyfar, dau. and co-heir of Thomas Ireland,
Esq. of Oswestry, and had by her (who m. 2udly, Richard ap
jileredith, gent.),

ju. Richard, of Shrewsbury, m. Mary, dau. and co-heir of
Thomas Ottley, Esq., and had Issue,
1 Thomas, of Condovcr, co. Salop, one of the Judges of the
Court of Common Pleas, m. 1st, Sara, dau. and heir of
Humphrey Baskerville, Alderman, m. Alicia, dau. of
Thomas Wilkes, and widow 1st. of Henry Robertson, and
2ndly, of Alderman William Elkyn. By his first wife he
had, with other issue, 1 Sm Roger, Knt. of Con-
dover, M.P. co Salop, High Sheriff, 1G94, d. s.p. male,
and was s. bv his brother ; and 2 Sib William, Knt. of
Condover, High Sheriff 1623, m. Ellen, dau. of Sir Robert
Needham, Knt. of Shavington, and d. 1662, leaving a son,
Uoger, of Condover, b. 1611, who m. Hon. Alice Gerard,
dau. of Gilbert, 2nd Lord Gerard, of Gerard's Bromley,
and was father of Thomas, of Condover, b. 1641, m.
Isabella, dau. of James Campbell, Esq. of Woodland, co.
Essex, and had a son,
Roger, of Condover, High Sheriff 1708, m. Jane, dau.

of Edward Vaughan, Esq. of Trawscoed, and d. 1717,

leaving

1 Edward, of Condover, his heir, m. Mary, dau. and
co-heir of Edward Owen, Esq. of Eaton Mascott, and
d. .1. p.

2 Thomas Owen, Esq. of Condover, heir to his



brother, and last male descendant of Owen of Con-
dover, d.unm. 31 Jan. 1731.
1 Letitii, of Condover, devisee of her brother, vi. 1st,
Richard Mytton, Esq. of Halston, and 2ndly, Traffor.l
Barnston, Esq. of Churton, and had, by her lit
husband, an only dau. and heir, A.>cn* Maiiia
Mttton, who m. Sir Charlton Leighton, 3id Bart, i.'
Watlesborough, and dying 1750, left (with other issui.-,
see Burke's Petraye), a dau. Anna-IIaria Leight"\|
to whiim her grandmother, Leiitia Owen, by willl
dated 1750, devised Condover. She m. Nicholas
Smythe, Esq. of Nibley, co. Gloucester, and left issue
(see Cholmondeley of Condover).

2 Richard, of Whitley, ancestor of Owen, now Kynaston
of Hardwick (see that familu).

3 Robert, bur. 27 Marc



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