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Cecilia, m.
Thomas Brown, Esq. of Arlsey, co. Bedford), three sons,

John (Sir), Knt. of Boxted, b. 1637, M.P., d. 1705: issue
Thomas, of whose line we treat.
WiUiam, b. 1647, drowned at Lisbon 1711.

The 2nd son,

Thomas Polet, Esq. 6. 1642 ; m. Frances, dau. of Sir
Richard Head, Bart, of Rochester, and by her (who m. 2ndly,
Adam Lawrey, Esq.) had, with two sons, Richard, b. 1682, m.
Elizabeth Wilford, and d. s. p., and William, also d. s. p., two
daus. Bridget and

Elizabeth Polet, m. Robert Weller, Esq. of Tunbridge,
and d. 1761, leaving by him, who d. 1751, an only son,

Geokge Weller, Esq., b. 1710, who took the additional name
of PoLEY. He m. Frances, dau. of Thomas Hussey, Esq. of
Burwash, Sussex, and by her (who d. 1796) left issue at his
decease, 1778, with a dau. Frances, m. Rev. Walter Maurice
Johnson, of Spalding, co. Lincoln, i. George, d. unm. 1780,
aged 26; ii. John, his heir; and iii. WiUiam (Rev.), d. 1837,
aged 72. The 2nd son.

Rev. John Weller Polet, of Boxted, h. 1755 ; m. 1 Feb.
1783, Jane, dau. of John Blatch Whaley, Esq. of Colchester,
and by her (who d. 1833) left at his decease, 29 May, 1799, an
only son and successor,

George Weller Polet, Esq. of Boxted Hall, 6. 1 Nov. 1783;
m. 8 March, 1808, Helen Sophia, dau. of James Fisher, Esq.,
of Browston Hall, Suffolk, and by her (who d. 20 Oct. I860)
had issue,

John George, his heir.

William (Rev.), of Brandon House, Brandon, J. P., M.A.,
Rector of Santon and Vicar of Santon Downham, Suffolk,
6. 18 Nov. 1814; ?u. 13 Oct. 1846, Margaret Tyers, only
child of the Rev. Dr. Barrett, Rector of Attleborough, and
d. 1887, leaving a dau., Mary Elizabeth.

Charles Edward, b. 1819, d. 1890.

James Fisher, b. 1821 ; d. in India 1842.

George P'rederick, b. 1823; m. Aug. 1855, Caroline, dau. of
Henry Frederick Thistlethwayte, Esq., and d. 1864, having
by her, whorf. 1893, had issue, Frederick William, another
son, and two daus.

Walter Johnson, of Edwardstone House, Boxford, Suffolk,
J.P., b. 1826: m. 1st, 1851, Catherine, dau. of Rev. J. T.
Halifax, of Edwardstone, Suffolk (which lady d. 1881); and
2ndly, 1882, Frances, dau. of James S. George Burke, Esq.
of Auberies {see that family) ; she d. 1888. He m. 3rdly,
1890, Edith, only dau. of the late Capt. Frederick Corfield.

Charlotte Helen, m. 1843, Peter William Hamilton, Esq.,
Capt. R.N., who d. 1863, and d. 1888, leaving issue.

Helen Sophia, d. v.nm. 1882.

Jane Mary, )7i. 1836, the late Michael Cullen Cotton, Esq.,
and d. 1862, leaving issue.

Frances, m. 1846, Sir Richard Gethin, Bart.

Mr. Weller Poley d. 5 Nov. 1849. His eldest son,

John George Weller Polet, Esq. of Boxted Hall, J. P. and
D.L., High Sheriff 1857, 6. 16 Jan. 1812; ni. 28 Oct. 1847,
Diana, youngest dau. of Thomas Halifax, Esq. of Chadacie
Hall, Suffolk, and by her, who d. 1884, had issue,

John George, now of Boxted Hall.

Thomas, West Broyle, Sussex, J.P., M.A. of Merton Coll.

Oxford, Ban ister-at-Law of Lincoln's Inn, 6. 8 Nov. 1850;

»n. 1878, Eleanor Mary, only child of the late John James

Johnson, Esq., Q.C., of West Broyle, Sussex, and has

issue, Edward Hallifax, b. 20 July, 1879.

Hed. 5 Sept. 1869.

Arms — Quarterly: 1st and 4th, or, a lion rampant sa., for
Polet; 2nd and 3rd, sa., two chevronels between three roses
arg., for Weller. Crests— \&l, a lion rampant sa., collared
and chained or, for Polet; 2nd, A greyhound's head erased
sa., in his mouth a rose gu., stalked vert, for Weller. Motto —
Fortior qui se.

iSeats— Boxted Hall, and Chadacre Hall, Bury St. Edmunds.


PorniLL-TuENEE, Frederick Edward Fiennes,
Esq. of Howbury Hall, co. Lcds, late Lieut. 5th
Dragoon Guards, b. 10 June, 1858 ; s. 1S81.

Lineage — The Polhill, or Poley, family is a very ancient
one in Kent and Sussex, having had possessions in the latter
county since the reign of Queen Elizabeth, and in the former,
from time immemorial. From the reign of Elizabeth, the-
senior branch principally resided at Frenches, in Burwash,
Sussex, where the majority of them are buried. The following-
are, or were, the chief branches:— The Polhills of Preston^
Kent, and of Frenches, in Burwash. Sussex ; the Polhills, o/
Ckalhara; the Polhills of Olford, Setlinr; and Chipstead^
Kent ; the Polhills, or Pollets, of Wrolham, Kent ; the Pol-
hills ofPhUpots,\a Tonbridge, 3.n<i.of Tonbridyc Priory, Kent;,
and the Polhills of Shorekam Castle, in the same county.

Robert Polhill, Esq. of Frenches in Burwash, Sussex, 6.
1599 (youngest son of John Polhill, Esq. of Preston, Kent, by
Elizabeth his wife, dau. of Nicholas Fowle, Esq.) d. IGOl,
having had two sons, Edward, the elder, 6. 1C17, author of
several works on theology, d. s. p., and

John Polhill, Esq., b. 1632, who to. 29 July, 1656, Jane-
Claggett, and d. 5 Sept. 1707, having had by her (who d.
28 Aug. 1704), with four daus., three sons. The 2nd son,

Edward Polhill, Esq. of Newhaven, b. 1662 , m. 6 Oct.
1687, Mary Gilham, and by her (who d. April, 1747) had, witb
three daus. five sons. The 2nd, but eldest surviving son,

William Polhill, Esq. of Burwash, b. 1689; m. 1721,
Hannah, dau. of Stephen Lade, Esq. of Downham, Norfolk,
and d. 10 April, 1765, leaving by her (who d. 17 March, 17uO>-
three sons. The eldest son,

Nathaniel Polhill, Esq. of Howbury Park, co. Bedford, an
eminent banker in the city, and tobacco merchant in the-
borough of Southwark, which he represented in Parliament,
m. 5 March, 1750, Elizabeth, only dau. of William Coppard,
Esq. of Hastings, and by her (who d. 1782) had issue,

Nathaniel, his heir.

John, of whom presently, as successor to his nephew.

Edward, of Clapham, and afterwards of York Place. London,
m. 1787, Sarah, dau. of John Spooner, Esq. of Barbados,
and d. 1837, leaving two sons and two daus., 1 Edward, ?«.
1824, Anne, dau. of Thomas Graham, Esq. of Edmund
Castle, Cumberland, and has issue; 2 William, late art
Officer in the Life Guards: 1 Louisa, m. Rev. Edward
Henley Acton, Rector of Shillingstone, Dorset ; and 2 Sarah,
d. v.nm. 1828.

Mary, m. Rev. Charles F. Bond, of Margaretting.
Mr. Polhill d. 1784. His eldest son,

Nathaniel Polhill, Esq. of Howbury Park, m, TJrsula,
dau. of Ebenezer Maitlimd, Esq., and by her (who vi. 2ndly,
James Ware, Esq.) left at his decease, 1782, one dau. Eliza-
beth, TO. R. J. Chambers, Esq. of the Middle Temple, Police-
Magistrate at Marlborough Street, and one son,

Nathaniel Polhill, Esq. of Howbury Hall, who d. unrn^
1802, when the estates devolved on his uncle,

John Polhill, Esq. of Cavendish Square, London, and
Howbury Park, Capt. 15th Dragoons, m. 1792, Mary, dau. of
James Bennett, Esq. of Walthamstow, Essex, and by her (who-
rf. 1834) had three sons, i. Thomas, his heir, d. unm. ; ii.
Charles, d. unm. 1813; and in. Frederick. Capt. Polhill ci.
1828. His last surviving son,

Frederick Polhill, Esq. J. P., of Howbury Hall, Capt.
King's Dragoon Guards, represented Bedford as Conservati-/fr
from 1831-1844, b. 1798; m. 1824, Frances Margaretta, dau.
of Osmond Dakeyne, Esq. of Old Hall, East Bridgeford, Notts,
and d. 20 Sept. 1848, leaving by her (y/hod. 1876, having vu
Rev. Dr. Mountain, who predeceased her), one surviving dau
Georgiana Patricia, and one surviving son,

Frederick Charles Polhill-Turner, Esq. of Howbury
Hall, Bedford, J.P., D.L., High Sheriff 1855, M.P. for Bedfor.l
from 1874-1880, formerly Capt. in Carabineers, b. 14 March,
1826; m. 10 Feb. 1852, Emily Frances, dau. of Sir Henry
Winston Barron, Bart, (by Anna Leigh Guy his wife, dau. of
Sir Gregory Page Turner, Bart.), and had issue,

I. Fredkrick Edward Fiennes. now of Howbury.

II. Cecil Henry, late Lieut. 2nd Dragoon Guards (Queen's
Bays), left to become a missionary in China, is now at
Sining, province of Kausah, near Tliibet, b. 23 Feb. 1860 ;
m 3 May, 1888, Eleanor, dau. of Doctor Marston, and has
a son, Charles Cecil, b. 18 March, 1890.

III. Arthur Twistleton. b. 7 Feb. 1862; went with hisbrother
as missionary to China, is atPachou, province of Szechuen,
7«. 9 May, 1888, Alice, dau. of J. Drake, Esq. of Gloucester,
and has a son, Arthur Douglas, b. 19 Jan. 1889.

I. Alice Kate Frances, rn. Jan. 1892, Rev. James Marsb
Challis, son of Rev. J. Challis.

II. Emily Beatrice Violet. in. Helen Augusta Rose.





Capt. Polhill, together with his wife, Emily Frances, toolc the
additional surname and arms of Tcener by royal licence 21
i'eh. 1853, in compliance with the testamentary injunction of
F.rancee^ Lady Page Turner. Hed. IS Aug. 1881.

Arms — Or, on a bend gu., three crosses-crosslet of the first,
quartering arg , an eagle sa., beaked and unguled or, for
BrcKXANB. Crest— Out of a mural crown or, a hind's head ppr.,
between two acorn branches vert, fructed or.

:Seat — Howbury Hall, near Bedford.


PoLiARD, William, Esq. of Scarr Ilall, Bradford,
00. York, J. P. for W.R. co. York, and Liberty of
Eipon, Capt. Reserve of Officers, Capt. and Hon.
3Iajor 4th batt. Prince of Wales Own West York-
shire Eegt. b. 1857, m. 1881, Margaret, 4th dau. of
late John Taylor Esq. of Turriff, N.B. (she d. 1889).

Lineagre. — James, in his history of Bradford, says the
ancestors of this family are described in the visitation of
Yorkshire 1584 as the Pollards of Bierley and Brunton, and
bad " Erm., across <>ngrailed sa," allowed them for arms.

. JosHCA PoLLABD, Esq. of Scarr Hall, W. R. co. York, J. P.
and D.L., b. 1794 ; m. 1821, Jane, dau. of John Sturges, Esq.
ef Bowling Hall, and had issue,

I. William, J. P. and D.L., Chairman of Quarter Sessions,
late 17th Ilegt., afterwards Col.-Comm. 4th batt. Prince of
Wales Own West Yorkshire Kegt., u. 1827 ; m. 1851, Jane,
dau. of C. Bicknell, Esq. of Coventry, and d. 2 Feb. 1887,
leaving, wiih other issue,

William, now of Scarr Hall.

II. Jane Sturges, deceased.

Mr. Pollard, of Scarr Hall, co. York, was 2nd, but only
:surviving son of William Pollard, Esq. of Scarr Hall, by
Beatrix his wife, dau. of Joshua North, Esq. He d. 25 Nov

-Scat— Scarr Hall, near Bradford, co. Yoi-k.
Jiesidence — Spvintifield, Ripon, co. York.
Clubs— iiew Oxford and Cambridge, S.W., and Maeistra'es,


Pollard-Uequhaet, Feancis Edwaed Romu-
xrs, Esq. of Kinturk, Castle Pollard, co. West-
meath, and Craigston Castle, co. Aberdeen, J.P. and
D.L., Major R.H.A. b. 8 Sept. 1848, *. to Craigston
•on the death of his mother (see Uequhaet of Craig-
ston) m. 28 Nov. 1888, Louisa Henrietta, i!nd dau.
of late G. W. Duff, Esq. of Halton Castle, co. Aber-

Lineag-e. — This ancient family was established in Ireland
*y Capt. Xicbolas Pollard, who accompanied Robert, Earl
•of Essex to Ireland, and had a grant of tlie castle and lands
of Mayne. He is supposed to have been a younger sou of Sir
i.ewis Pollard, of King's Nympton, co. Devon, Judge of the
King's Bench. His son,

Nicholas Pollard, E.sq. of Castle Pollard, co. Westmeath,
h. 1567, who built the castle of Rathyoung, since called Castle
Pollard, was father of

Walter Pollard, Esq. of Castle Pollard, living 1G37, m.
Ismay, dau. of Richard Nugent, Esq. of Cargeen, co. Ros-
common, and by her (who ra. 2ndly, Thomas Nugent, Esq. of
•Clonlost, and d. 1635) had a son,

Walter Pollard, Esq. of Castle Pollard. M.P., whose
iands w ere erected into the Manor of Castle Pollard by letters
patent, dated 36 Chablks II. He ni. Elizabeth, eldest dau. of
-Arthur Dillon, Esq. of Lismullen, co. Jleath, and had one son
.and one dau. Mr. Pollard d. 1718. His only son,

Dillon Pollard, Esq. of Castle Pollard, Barrister-at-Law,
M.P. for Westmeath, 0.. s.p. His sister and heir,

Letitia Pollard, ra. 1696, Charles Hampson, Esq. of
-Achecreevy, co. Cavan, Major in the army, and High Sheriff
1728, who assumed the name and arms of Pollard, and d.
1 Aug. 1729. The eldest son of this marriage,

Dillon Pollard, Esq. of Castle Pollard, m. 1 Sept. 1734,
Anna Maria, dau. of James Naper, Esq. of Loughcrew, co.
Heath, and had an only son,

William Pollard, Esq. of Castle Pollard, m. 1st, July,
1763, Isabella, dau. and heir of John Slorres, Esq. of Boden-
town, CO. Meath, and had by her, Dillon, his heir, and John.

He ni. 2ndly, 10 June, 1782, Sophia, dau. of William Bui
Esq., sister and co-heir of Rev. William Bull, of Dalkey, ct
Dublin, and by her (who d. 1835) had issue,
William Dotton, successor to his brother.
Sophia, la. John Hill Forster, Esq. of Forest, co. Dublin am
(/. 1870. '

Anna alalia, m. Mathias Kenny, Esq., and d. 18G8.
Mr. Pollard d. 1790, and was s. by his eldest son,

Dillon Pollard, Esq., d. unm. Sept. 1803, and was s. bj
bis brother,

William Dctton Pollard, Esq. of Kinturk, Lord of the
Manor of Castle Pollard, J.P. and D.I.., High Sheriff 1812, h.
10 Oct. 1789; m. 1st, 10 May, 1811, Frances Anne, 3id dau.
of Gustave Hume Rochfort, Esq. of Rochfort, M.P. co. West-
meath, but by her had no issue ; and 2ndly, I Sept. 1814,
Louisa Anne, eldest dau. of Admiral the Hon. Sir Thomas
Pakenham, G.C.B., and by her had issue,
William, late of Kinturk, Castle Pollard.
Thomas Edward, Capt. 72nd Highlanders, 6. 1816; d. 1848.
Walter James, Comm. R.N., 6. 1817 ; m. Jane, dau. of
E. Keane, Esq., and rf. Is79, leavins issue, a son.
Gustavus Dillon, Major-Gen., m. Miss Rebecca Dysart, and
d. 1893, leaving issue.

George Augustus, m. Annie, dau. of J. Smyth, Esq. of Lei-
cester, and has issue; rf. 1866.
John Lucas Romulus, of H.M. 31st Regt., killed at the battle
of Moodkee, Dec. 1845.
Richard, &. 1825.

Charles, Lieut.-Gen. Bengal Engineers, I. 1825, m. Miss
Maria Cole, and has issue.

Mr. Pollard d. 25 Sept. 1839, and was .?. by his eldest son,

William Pollard, Esq. of Kinturk, Castle Pollard, and of
Craigston Castle, co. Aberdeen, M.A., J.P. and D.L., High
Sheriff 1840, M.P. co. Westmeath from 18.52-57, and 1859-71,
b. 19 June, 1815; m. 20 Aug. 184G, Mary Isabella, only dau.
and heir of William Urquhart, Esq. of Craigston Castle, co.
Aberdeen, assumed the additional surname of Urquuabt, and
had issue,

I. Walter AVilliam Dctton, late of Kinturk.

II. Francis Edward Romulus, now of Kinturk.

HI. Arthur de Capel Broke, in Holy Orders, 6. I April,

IV. Michael Bruce, 6. 25 Dec. 1851 ; m. June, 1875, Florence
Adeline Billings, and d. 1879, leaving issue.

V. Montagu Alexis, 6. 9 May, 1859, m. July, 1882, Honora ]
Elizabeth, dau. of Rev. E. Bucklej', Rector of Alderford, |
and has issue.

VI. Ralph Louis .John, b. 29 Aug. ■>n(' <'. 3 Dec. 1868.

I. Adah Maiy Louisa, m. Oct. 1882, Dudley Billings, Esq.

II. Leonora Anna Maria Helen.

III. Octavia Harriette, hi. July, 1888, Charles Humphreys,
Esq., M.D.

He d. 1 June, 1871; his widow, 12 Dec. 1873.

Walter William Ddtton Pollard-Urquhart, Esq. of
Kinturk, Castle Pollard, co. Westmeath, J.P. and D.L.,
High Sheriff 1873, b. 10 July, 1847 ; d. 29 Dec. 1892, and was
s. by his brother.

Arms — Quarterly: 1st and 4th, or, three boars" heads erased
gu., armed and languedaz., a mullet of the last for difference, for
Urquhart; 2nd, arg., a chevron between three escallops az..
for Pollard ; 3rd, arg., three hemp-brakes sa.,for Hampson.
Crests — 1st, Urquhart, A demi-otter rampant ppr., crowned
with an antique crown or, collared or, charged with three
crescents gu. : 2nd, Pollard, A stag trippant arg.. horned or ;
3rd, Hampson, Out of a mural coronet arg., a greyhound's
head sa., collared gu., charged with three plates. Motlo^
Will well.

Seat — Kinturk, Castle Pollard, co. Westmeath.


Pollock, John Napee Qeoege, .Esq. of Moun-
tainstown, co. Meath, J.P. and H.L., Higli Sheriff
1884-85, b. 19 Jan. 1861 ; m. 3 June, 1891, Anna
Josephine, 5th dau. of Sir Croker Barrington,
Bart., D.L., of Glenstal, co. Limerick, and has issue,

Anna Jessy.

Lineagre. — The estate of Mountainstown was in the
possession of the family of Pollock some time prior to ISOO.
In that year it was left by John Pollock, Esq., to his son,
Arthur Hill Cobnwallis Pollock, Esq., whoirt. 1811, Jessy,
dau. of George Clark, Esq. of West Hatch, Middlesex, and d.
1846, leaving issue,

I. John Osborne George, of whom hereafter.

II. George Annesley, of Oatlands, co. Meath, m. 1846, Lcuisa,
eldest dau. ol Daniel McKay, Esq. of Stephens Green,
Dublin, and d. Jan. 1807, leaving issue, three sons and two





The elder son,

John OdBOKKE George Pollock, Esq. of Mountainstown,
CO. Meath, J. P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1854, m. 18 June,
1856, Maria Louisa, eldest dau. of Henry Darley, Ksq. of
Wingfield, Bray, co. Wicklow, and hy her (whom.2n(lly, 1883,
Lieut.-Col. John Nicholas Coddington, and d. 25 March, 188t)
had issue,

I. Abthcb Henry Tatlok, of whom presently.

li John Napeb George, now of Mountainstown.

I Jessy Frances Elizabeth, b. 6 June, lB57,rf. unm. 6 May,
Mr. J. 0. G. Pollock d. 1 March, 1871. His elder son,

Abthl'e Henry Taylor Pollock, Ksq. of Mountainstown,
6. 18 Nov. 1858 ; d. s. y. 24 Feb. 1881, and was s. by his

jSeat— Mountainstown, near Kavan.


Pollock, Eobeet Eeskine, Esq., Q.C. o£ Aven-
ing Court, co. Gloucester, J.P., b. 2 June, 1849 ; edu-
cated at Trinity Hall, Cambridge, LL.B. 1872,
called to the Bar at the Inner Temple 1873 ; and
made a Q.C. 1892 ; m. 11 Sept. 1884, Mary Viner,
only child of Capt. Frederic Carl Playne, 1st batt.
Kifle Brigade, and by her (who s. to the settled
estates of lier graudlather, William Playne, Esq.,
J.P. and D.L., of Ayening Court and Longfords
(.see Playne of Longfords) ; upon his death in
1884), he has issue,

I. Frederick Robert, 6. 24 Oct. 1SS5.

II. Martin Viner, h. 15 May, 1888.

Lineage.— KOBERT John Pollock, Esq., 2nd son of Eight
Hon. Sir Frederick Pollock, Bart, (see Bcbke's Baronetage,
Pollock of Ilatton), Lieut. Sth Madras Cavalry, h. 4 Aug.
1816; m. 1st, 1 Jan. 1841, Ellen, dau. of Admiral Pet:r
Douglas, and by her (who d. 2 Nov. 1846) had issue,

I. Ellen Douglas, d. Tec. 1874.

II. Mary Douglas.

He m. 2ndly, 2 May, 1848, Julia, Sth dau. of Eev. James
Clements, M.A., of Haverfield, co. York, and by her had issue,

I. Egbert Erskine, now of Avening Court.

II. Archibald Gordon, m. 17 April, 18s4, Marion, dau. of
George Hamilton Fletcher, Esq., J.P. of Barrow Hedges
Carshalton, Surrey.

I. Eva.

ji. Florence Julia, to. 5 Aug. 1880, Eobert Garnett Head,
Esq., eldest son of Sir Francis Somerville Head, Bart.

Mr. Pollock d. 1853.

Arri:s — Az., three fleurs-de-lis within abordure engrailed or,
a canton crm., thereon a portcullis of the second. Ci-est — A
boar passant quarterlj- or and vert, pierced through the sinis-
ter shoulder with an arrow ppr. Notto — Audacter et strenue.

Seat— Avening Court, Avening, Gloucestershire.

rown iiMirfences— 74, Queen's Gate, S.W. ; 1, Brick Court,


PoLLOK, Allan Bingham, Esq. of Lismany, co.
G^lway, b. 3 March, 1874.

Lineag'e.— Allan Pollok, Esq. of Faside, Eenfrew-
Bhire, m. Jean, dau. of John Coats, Esq. of Philips Hill, and
Kilbride, and has issue,

I. Allan, his heir.

1. Agnes, m. James Crum, Esq. of Bushby.

H. Janet, m. Pat)ick Graham, Esq., W.S., of Edinburgh.
Mr. Pollok d. 1851, and was s. by his son,

Allan Pollok, Esq. of Lismany, J.P. and D.L., High
Sheriff 1871, b. 16 June, 1815; in. Aug. 1839, Margaret, dau.
of Arthur Pollok, Esq. of Lochliboside, N.B., and had by her
(who d. 1861) issue,

I. Arthur, 6. 1847; d. 1864.

II. John, of Lismany.

I. Barbara Thompson, m. 1S59, John Gardner, Esq. of
Lisbcg, CO. Galway.

n. Mary Thompson, m. 1873, Rev. John N. Ward, of
Gresstnhall Uectory, co. Norfolk.
Mr. Pollok d. March, 1881. His only surviving son,

John Pollok, Esq. of Lismany, J.P. and D.L., High Sherifl
1881, 6. 1850; m. 13 April, 1873, Hon. Florence Madeline
Eingham, 2nd dau. of John Charles Robert, 4th Lord Clan-
niorris, and hud issue.

I. Allan Bingham, his heir.

H. Arthur Persse, b. 26 Dec. 1874.

III. John Frederick, h. 19 Sept. 1876.

IV. Valentine Eobert, 6. 14 Feb. Isa4.
I. Zara Eileen, b. 20 Jan. 1879.

u. Kuby Irene, b. 25 Sept. 1b81.
111. Sheela Maud, b. I8a6.
Mr. Pollok d. 1891.

SfO(s— Lismany, Ballinasloe; Broom, Glasgow ; Ronaclian,.
Clachan, Mull of Cantire, N.B.


PoLWHELE, Thomas Roxburgh, Esq. of Pol-
Tvhele, Cornwall, M.A., F.G.S., J.P. and D.L.,.
Lieut.-Col. 2nd Brigade Western Division, E.A.,
b. 1831 ; m. June, 1861, Fanny, dau. of Willianj
Thomas Came, Esq., son of Joseph Came, Esq. of
Penzance, F.R.S., E.Gr.S., and by her who d. July,
1893, has issue.

n. Arthur, 6. 18C4.
IV. Archibald, b. 1871.

I. Ernest, 6. 1862.
in. Henry, 6. 1866.
v. Reginald, b. 1872.
I. Dorothea, b. 1876.

Lineage. — This family is of Saxon origin, and takes its-
name from the manor of Polwhele (in Doomsday, Pulhel) co.
Cornwall, a manor occupied, under Edward the Confessor,.
by Winus de Polhol (Polwel or Polwy). It is stated that, in
1140, the Empress, then triumphant over Stephen, conferred
lands in Cornwall upon her Chamberlain,

Drogo dePolwheile, with whom the pedigree of the family
commences. Drogo's descendant,

John Polwheile, Esq. of Polwhele, M.P. for co. Cornwall
4 and 5 Philip and Mary, m. Grace, dau. of Nicholas Lower,
Esq. of Trelask, and was s. by his son,

Degory Polwheile, Esq. of Polwhele, to. Catherine, dau.
and co-heir of Eobert Trencreek, of Treworgan, the first Re-
corder of the borough of Truro, under the charter of Eliza-
beth. By her he had issue, Thomas, his heir ; John ; Philip ;
William, of London; Otho, Eector of Maidenhead; Degory, of
Loudon; Jonathan, Eector of Bagshot; Susannah, m. John
Webber, Esq. of St. Kew ; Anna, in. 1st, William Herle. Esq.
of Berian, and 2ndly, — Canham, Esq. ; Isabella, to. Eicharc?
Chiverton, Esq. of Trehunsey Quethiock; and Maria, m. Johiv
Chattye, Esq. of Truro. The eldest son,

Thomas Polwhele, Esq. of Polwhele and Treworgan
living 1620, m. Dionysia, dau. of John Glanville, of Tavistock,
Judge of the Court of King's Bench, and had. issue, five
sons and two daus. The 4th son, Degory, a staunch Eoyalist,
was made M.D. by the University of Oxford 16G0. The eldest!

John Polwhele, Esq., M.P., of Polwhele, m. Anne, youngest
dau. of Thomas Baskerville, Esq. of Eichardston, Wilts. Ta
his loyalty to King Charles I. Mr. Polwhele devoted a large
part of his patrimonial estate. His eldest son,

John Polwhele, Esq. of Polwhele and Treworgan, m. the
dau. of — Eedinge, Esq. of Northampton, and was s. by his

Richard Polwhele, Esq. of Polwhele and Treworgan, High
Sheriff of Cornwall temp. George I., to. Mary, sister of Rev.
Edward Collins, Vicar of St. Erth and Breage, and was s. by
his son,

Thomas Polwhele, Esq. of Polwhele, J.P. and D.L., 6. 1724,
TO. Mary, dau. of R. Thomas, Esq., an Alderman of Truro, and
dying 1777, was s. by his only son,

Rev. Richard Polwheij;, J. P., Deputy-Warden of the
Stannaries and Vicar of Newlyn, 6. 6 Jan. 1760; m. 1st, 1783,
Loveday, dau. of Samuel Warren, Esq. of Truro, and by her
(who d. 1792) had issue,

I. Edward Collins, Lieut. R.N. d. unm.

I. Maria, d. unm. n. Louisa, d. unm.

He m. 2ndly, 1792, Mary, dau. of Richard Tyrrell, Esq. of Star-
cross, CO. Devon, and by her had issue,

II. Richard Graves, late of Polwhele.

III. Thomas, Gen. Bengal Infantry, to. Jan. 1830, Edi'.h
Hoskins, dau. of John James, Esq. of Truro, and d. 20 May,
1885, leaving issue,

1 Thomas Eoxboroh, now of Polwhele.
1 Edith.

IV. John, deceased.

V. Francis, Lieut. R.N., deceased.

VI. William (Rev.), Vicar of St. Anthony, in Meneage, m.
1831, Georgiana, dau. of John Roskruge, Esq., of the
ancient family ofRuskruge de Rushruge, and d. having had





1 Bichnrd, d. rinm.

1 Maiy, )i(. II. Goilfroy, Esq. of Karonza, Choltonhani.

2 Jano, iii. Capt. Williams.
VII. Lawrence, deceased.

■VIII. Eobert ^U<-'v.), Viuar of Avenbury, m. 1S39, Emily, dau.
of Col. William Pcmbeilou-rigott, of fSlevoy Castle, co.
Wexford, and il. 1877.
IX. Edward (Kev.), M.A., Rector of Pillarton, Cornwall, 7)i.
Jessie, dau. of — Glubb, Esq., and has surviving issue,
1 Kichard Otho, Lieut. K.N., b. 1S54, ?)i. 1878, Edith, only
child of Edward Dornville, Esq. of Greenwich; 2 Francis
Edward, b. 1857; 3 Arthur Baskerville (Re%'.), Rector of
<iuinton, co. Northampton, b. 1858, m. 4 April, 1888, Mary
Itobinson, eldest dau. of Rev. John Leech Porter, formerly
Vicar of Lady wood, near Birmingham; 1 JIary Kate ; 2
Jessie Mead, m. 1874, Michael William de Courcy, now

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