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Popham, Esq., m. thrice. By his 1st wife,
Elizabeth Linney, he had a son, Francis, of Wellington,
and a dau. Elizabeth, m. Rev. John Hawes, and by the
3rd, Mary, dau. of Thomas Gatchell, Esq. of Clawsey, d.
1717, two sons, Thomas and Alexander, the elder of whom,

Thomas Popham, Esq. of West Bagborough, Somerset, m.
Sarah Andrews, and was father of

Alexander Popham, Esq. of Bagborough, whom. Char-
lotte Louisa, dau. and co-heir of Samuel Eyre, Esq. of New-
House, Wilts, and left at his decease, 6 Oct. 1792, a son,
Francis, and two daus., Louisa Charlotte, m. Rev. Francis
Warre, D.C.L.. of Cheddon Fitzpaine, Somerset, who d.
1854, and Letitia Harriet, who d. unm. Feb. 18.i6. His son,

Francis Popham, Esq. of Bagborough, 6. March, 1780;

m. 1809, Susan, dau. of Nicholas Fenwick, Esq. of Lem-

mington, Northumberland, and left an only child and

heir,

Susan, m. 17 July, 18.51, the late Mobdacnt Geokgb

Fenwick-Bissett, Esq., 1st Dragoon Guards (see p. 640).

II. John (Sir), of whom we treat. This

Sir John Popham, Knt. 2nd son of Alexander Popham, of
Huntworth, by Jane Stradling his wife, was constituted Lord
•Chief Justice of England, and, having accumulated an ample
fortune, purchased, in the time of Elizabeth, from the family
of Darell, the estate of Littlecote, Wilts.* Sir John Popham
m. Amy, dau. and heir of Robert Games, Esq. of Castleton,
to. Glamorgan, and had issue, one son and six daus. He d.
1607, and was s. by his son,

SiE Francis Popham, Knt. of Littlecote, Member in the last
Parliament of Queen Elizabeth, and in all those of Kings
James I. and Charles 1. He was excepted out of the general
pardon by the latter prince. Hem. Anne, dau. and heir of
John Dudley, Esq. of Stoke Newington, grandson of Thomas,
■so n of Edward, Lord Dudley, and had issue, i. John, Gentle-
man of the Privy Chamber to King Chap.les I., rf. v. p. and
s.p. : 11. Alexander, his heir; iii. Thomas, who d. s. p.;
tv. Hugh, slain at Sherborne during the civil wars; and
V. Edward, who was Admiral of the Fleet with Dean and Blake
during the civil wars, and, at his decease. Aug. 1651, had a
public funeral at Westminster Abbey. Sir Francis was s. by
his eldest surviving son,

Alexander Popham, Esq. of Littlecote, M.P. .Somerset, and
one of Cromwell's Upper House. In the Healing Parliament,
Popham voted for the Restoration, and had subsequently the
honour of entertaining King Charles II. at Littlecote, during
the royal progress. He m. 1st. Letitia, dau. of William Carre,
Esq., Groom of the Bedchamber to James I., and had issue,

Francis (Sir), his heir.

Alexander, who .s. his nephew.

George, of Barwick Bassett and of Winchester, m. Dulcibella,
dau. of John Ford, Esq. of Harting, Sussex, and dying
16S7, left, with two daus. (Letitia, m. Francis Popham, Esq.
of Wellington, and Elizabeth, m. Dr. Norwood, of Win-
chester) a son.



* Camden, when speaking of the Lord Chief Justice Popham,
says: — "Now it, viz., Wellington, in Somerset, is a market
town, whose chief distinction is the Honourable Sir John
Popham, a person of ancient nobilty, strict justice, and un-
wearied application, for it is not proper that men of distin-
guished virtue, and who have deserved well of their country,
should be forgotten. While Chief Justice of the Queens
Bench, he administered justice with so much impartiality and
wholesome .severity, that England has been long indebted to
him, principally for its domestic tranquillity and security."
Camden published this work in 1607, the year m which the
judge died.
II.



John, of Russley, Wilts, and of Newport and Shanklin,

Isle of Wight, whose great-granddau. and heir, Mary

Popham, m. Rev. Richard Walton White, Rector ot

Wotton, Islo of Wight (see White-Popham of Shanklin).

Essex, m. John, 3rd Lord Poulet.

Letitia, m. Sir Edward Seymour, Bart, of Berry Pomeroy

(his 2nd wife).
Anna, to. William Ashe, Esq. of Heytesbury, 'Wilts.
Alexander Popham d. 1669, and was s. by his eldest son.

Sir Francis Popham, Littlecote, created a Knight of the
Bath at the coronation of King Charles II. He m. Helena,
dau. and heir of Hugh Rogers, E.»q. of Cunnington, Somerset,
and dying 28 Aug. 1674, was a. by his only son,

Alexander Popham, Esq. of Littlecote, who m. the Lady
Anne Montagu, dau. of Ralph, 1st Duke of Montagu, by whom
(who m. 2ndly, Lieut.-Gen Hervey) he left an only dau.,
Elizabeth, in. 1st, Edward Richard, "Viscount Hinchinbroke,
and 2ndly, Francis Seymour, Esq., brother of the Duke of
Somerset.
Mr. Popham d. 16 June, 1705, when, having no male issue,
the estates reverted to his uncle,

Alexander Popham, Esq. of Littlecote and Honndstrete,
M. P. 1654 and 1656, who m. Jane French, and had four sons,
and two daus. The eldest son and heir,

Fbancis Popham, Esq. of Littlecote, to. his kinswoman,
Anne, dau. of Alexander Popham, Esq. of Bourton, co.
Gloucester (son of Col. Edward Popham, who d. 1651), and
had issue. Mr. Popham d. 23 Sept. 1735, aged 52, and was .«.
by his son,

Edwabd Popham, Esq. of Littlecote, M.P. for Wilts 1741,
1747, 1754, and 1761. He m. Rebecca Huddon, and hadissue,
Francis, his heir.

Edward (Rev.;, D.D.,ff.s.p. 16 Sept. 1815.
Anne, m. William Leyborne Leyborne, Esq., Governor of
Grenada, St. Vincent, and Tobago 1772, and was mother
of
Edwabd William Letbobne, who s. his uncle in the
Popham estates.

Mr. Popham d. 1779, and wass. by his son,

Francis Popuam, Esq. of Littlecote and Honndstrete, who
TO. Dorothy, dau. of Matthew Hutton, D.D., Archbishop of
Canterbury, but dying .s. p. 1780, devised his estates to his
nephew,

Edwabd William Letbobne-Popham, Esq. of Littlecote,
J. P., High Sheriff 1830, h. 27 June. 1764, Gen. in the army,
who assumed the surname and arms of Popham. He m. '22
July, 1806, Elizabeth, dau. of the Ven. Archdeacon John
Andrew, Rector of Powderham, Devon, by Isabella his wife,
dau. of Sir William Courtenay, and sister of 1st Viscount
Courtenay, by whom (who </. 1 March, 1836) he had issue,

I. Edward William, of whom presently.

II. Francis, M.A., J. P. and D.L. Wilts, b. 14 Oct. 1803; in.
3 Sept. 1837, Elizabeth, 2nd survivingdau. of James Block,
Esq. of Charlton, Wilts (co-heiress with her sisters Lady
Sherborne and Hon. Mrs. Maurice Wingfield) and by her
(who d. 21 Aug. 1865) had is.?ue,

1 Francis Hugh, 6. 19 Jan. 1861 : d. 21 June, 1861.

2 Fbancis William, now of Littlecote.

3 Francis Hugh Arthur, b. 4 March, 1864.

4 Francis Alexander Compton, b. 31 March, 1865; v.i. 2
Jan. 1890, Ethel, dau. of J. Kent Rye, Esq. of St. Geo;ge's
House, Brighton, and has issue, a son,

HcGH Alexandeb, b. 1890.

1 Elizabeth Susan, m. 9 Feb. 1882, Louis George de Hale,
elde-st son of Hon. Gerald and Lady Maria Ponsonby, and
(by him who d. 1827) has issue.

Mabel, b. 27 April, 1883.
Eileen-Cecilia, 0. 24 March, 1885.
Joan, b. 1887.

2 Elinor Louisa, m. 17 Dee. 1891, Arthur Tremayne,
younger son of James W'entworth Buller, Esij. ot
Downes, by Charlotte his wife, dau. oi Lord Henry
Howard.

Mr. Ponsonby d. 6 Nov. 1887.

HI. John, Rector of Chilton Foliatt, Wilts, b. 19 Feb. 1811;
m. 1st, Frances, dau. of Edward Lloyd Saundei'S, Esq. of
Stoke House, Devon, and had issue. He m. 2ndiy, Ann,
dau. of Dr. Mevrick, of Bamsbury, Wilts, and had issue.
His dau. Dorothy, in. 11 Aug. J8S7, Thomas Tyrwhiit
Drake, Esq. of Sliaideloes. Rev. John Ley borne- Popham
d. 24 Sept. 1872.

IV. Alexander Hugh, b. 27 Nov. 1821; m. 1854, Anne Gcor-
giana, dau. of George Dodwell, Esq. of Kevinsford, co.
.Sligo, and d. 24 May, 1866, leaving with other issue,

Alexander Hugh, b. 1855.

Annie Elizabeth, in. 11 Nov. 1886, Charles James Phillips,
eldest son of C. T. Phillips, Esq. of Mortlake.

I. Dorothy, d. unm. ii. Elizabeth, d. unm.

5 m:



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III. MaTT Anne, m. 12 May, 1835, Charles Eyre, Esq. of
Welford Park, Berks, and d. 12 March, 1S55.

IV. Isabella, m. Major Miller Mundy.

Gen. Leybome-Poph.'im was s. at his decease by his eldest
son,

Edward William LETnoRNE-PoPHAM, Esq. of Littlecote
and Hunstrete Park, b. 6 Sept. 1807, and d. s. p. 1881.

Arms — Arff., on a chief gu. two bucks' heads caboshed or,
quartering the ensigns of Leyborne, az., 6ix lions rampant
arg. Ci-tst — A stag's head erased ppr. Motto — Mens prisiina
mansit.

&'«(«— Littlecote Park, Ramsbury, and the Weirs, Chilton
Foliatt, Hungerford, Wilts ; and Hunstrete, Pensford, Bristol,
Somerset.



POPHAM OF SHANKLIN.

PoPHAM, Fr.\xcis White, Esq. of Shanklin and
Wotton Lodge, Isle of Wight, J.P. and D.L., b. 2
Dec. 1829, educated at Eton and University Coll.
Oxford, B.A. 1853, M.A. 1856, and is Patron of
two livings, assumed the name of Popham by royal
license 1853 ; m. 16 April, 1872, Margaret Emma,
youngest dau. of Rev. N. Hubbersty, of Wirksworth,
CO. Derby.

Liineagre. — This is a branch of the great and ancient
House of Popham of Hants and Wilts.

George Popham, Esq. (3rd son of Alexander Popham, Esq.
of Littlecote {see that family), m. Dulcibella, dau. of John
Ford, of Harting, Sussex, and dying 1G87, left issue,

John, of whom presently.

Letitia, m. Francis Popham, Esq. of Wellington.
Elizabeth, m. Cornelius Norwood, LL.D., Fellow of Winton
College.

The only son,

John Popham, m. 1st, Grace Broad, dau. of Alexander
Alchorne, Esq. (by Grace his wife dau. and heir of Eichard
Broad), and by her (who inherited the estates of Denys, of
Shanklin, and of the elder branch of Lisle) had issue, a son,
John, his heir. He m. 2ndly, Elizabeth, dau. of John Bedston,
Esq. and had issue, Elizabeth, m. Col. William Hill, whose
eldest son. Col. Fitzmauriee Hill, left a son Charles Popham
Hill. Mr. Popham d. i75-i, and was s. by his son,

John Popham, Esq. of Newchurch and Shanklin, m. Sarah,
dau. of John Shapeleigh, of New Court Devon, (L 1762, and
left issue, a son,

John Popham, of Kikehill and Shanklin, m. Mary, dau. of
James Perry, Esq., and d. June, 1816, leaving issue, an only
surviving dau. and heir,

Mary Popham, to. 19 Nov. 1812, Eev. Eichard Walton
AVhite, Rector of Wotton, Isle of Wight, and of Upcerne,
Dorset, J. P., who d. 2 Dec. 1854, and left issue,

Francis, now of Shanklin.

Mary, m. Col. John Cameron Macpherson, of 42nd High-
landers, 4th son of the late Duncan Macpherson, of Cluny.

Grace. Katherine.

J^amilij of Mbitt.

This family was seated near Basingstoke, Hants, where
Thomas White, and afterwards his son Jenkin or John
White, held considerable estates in the 14th and 15th centuries,
part of which — the Manor of Hall Place or The Hall Place,
their probable residence — was conveyed to New College by
John White, successively Master and Warden of Winchester,
and afterwards Bishop of that see. Thence is.sued various
branches to Farnham, Southwarnborough, Southwick, Hants ;
Hutton, Essex; andStanton St. John, co. Oxford. The branch
before us is descended from John White, Esquire of the Body
of King Henry VIII., from which monarch he obtained large
grants of land, especially the Priory of Southwick. He //(.
1st, Anne, dau. of Lewis Wingfield, and widow of Anthony
Poundes, Esq. of Drayton Pagenham, and by her had no issue.
He in. 2ndly, Catherine, dau. of William Pounde, and sister of
the sjid Anthony Pounde, and by her had, with other issue, a
son, Edward, of whom presently. He ni. 3rdly, Isabel, dau.
of — Vachell, and widow of George Dabricourt, but by her
had no issue. He rf. 15G7. His son,

Edward White, of Southwick, Sheriff of Hants 1573, m.
Maiy, dau. and co-heir of Anthony Pounde. His will bears
date 1588. His 4th son,

William White, Esq. of Stubbington, w. Joan, dau. of
— Wlieller, and had an only son,

William White, Esq. of Stubbington, bapt. at Tichfield 23
Nov. 1598 ; m. 21 Nov. 1625, Anne, dau. of James Godden, of






Hooke and by her (who d. 1G74) left at his decease, 30 Sept.
1680, an only son, William White, of Stubbington, bapt. at
Tichfield, 20 Feb. 1632, m. Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas Cheek,
of Newport. His will bears date 1687. His 3rd son,

John White, of Winchester, bapt. at Tichfield 1655, Tn.
18 Oct. 1691, Sarah, dau. of James Barefoote, of the city of
Winton and d. 1706, leaving a son,

William White, of Newport and Fairlea, Isle of Wight,
J.P., bapt. 7 Dec. 1694; m. 4 Dec. 1723, Anne, dau. of Joha
Imber, Esq., Capt. E.N., and by her (who d. 25 July, 1771) i
had issue. Mr. White d. 12 June, 1774, and was s. by his
son,

John White, Esq. of Fairlee and Upcerne, of the Middle
Temple, Barrister-at-Law, bapt. 11 March, 1733; m. 1st
Frances Leonora, sole child of John Robinson Lytton, Esq. of
Knebworth, Herts, and by her had no issue. Ho ia. 2ndly,
Dec. 1764, Grace, dau. of Richard March, of Enfield and
Shallow Hall, eventual heir of Eichard March, and co-heir of
her uncle, Thomas Strode, Esq. of Pamham, Dorset, and (iL
25 Dec. 1800) had issue,

I. John, of Upcerne and Fairlee, J.P., and D.L., High Sheriff
CO. Dorset 1821, bapt. 1774; m. 1st, Esther, dau. of G.
Hester, of Oxford, which lady d. s. p. He to. 2ndly, Hai-
riett, dau. and co-heir of George Proctor Upton, of Yeovil
and d. Dec. 1830, having had issue,

1 John, of Upcerne and Fairlee, 6. 12 March, 1816; (L
1843.

2 William, of Upcerne and Fairlee, &. 1819 ; d. 1865 : s. in
his estates by his sister.

1 Grace Helen, m. John Batten, Esq. of Aldon, Somerset,
and has issue.

2 Harriett, deceased.

II. Thomas, of Clifton, co. Gloucester, m. Elizabeth, dau.
and heir of Thomas Matravers, Esq. of Westbury, Wilts,
and d. 1857, having had issue,

1 Elizabeth, to. Rev. Henry Mair, of Yeovil.

2 Emma, m. her cousin, Eichard Goodlad, Esq. of Hill
Place, Hants; d. 1867.

3 Georf;iana.

4 Maria, d. unm. 1827.

III. George, of Gibraltar, H.M. Eeceiver-General, Major-
Gen., K.T.S. in the Kingdom of Portugal, to. 1st, 8 March,
1814, Donna Maria, dau. of Don Joseph Timoteo de Mirande,.
of Elvas, Portugal, and had by her one son, John. He m.^
2ndly, Emma Chichele, dau. of Eichard Chichele Plowden,
Esq., Indian Director, and by her had issue,

1 George Chichele, b. 1824; d. 1838.
r Emma, d. 1861.
Major-Gen. White d. 1843.

IV. kicHARD Walton (Eev.) of whom presently.

I. Frances Leonora, m. 1803, Richard Goodlad, Esq. of Hili
Place, Hants, and had issue.

The 4th son,

Eev. Eichabd Walton White, of Upcerne, Dorset, J.P.,.
Eector of Wotton, Isle of Wight, m. 19 Nov. 1812, Mary, dau.
and heir of John Popham, Esq. of Kite Hill and Shanklin,
and by her (who d. 16 March, 18oG) had (with three daus.) one
son,

Francis White, who assumed the additional surname of
Popham 1853, and is the present Francis White Popham,
Esq. of Shanklin.

j4r/)w— Quarterly : 1st and 4th arg., on a chief gu. two bucks'
heads or, for Popeam ; 2nd and 3rd az., on a cross, quarterly
erm. and or, between four falcons arg., beaked of the third, a.
fret between as many lozenges of the field, for White. Cresc
— Out of a ducal coronet per pale az. and gu., a camel's head
ppr., erased az., gorged with a chaplet of lilies and roses, also
ppr.

.Seat— Manor House, Shanklin, Isle of Wight.



PORCH OF EDGARLEY.

PoECH, John Albert, Esq. of Edgarley, co.
Somerset, J.P., b. 21 April, 1833 ; m. 2 Attg. 1866,
Margaret, 2nd dau. of Edward Bagehot, Esq., and
has issue,

I. Albert Porch, b. 30 Oct. and d. 18 Nov. 1809.

II. Cecil Porch, b. 25 Jan. 1873.
HI. Eobert Bagehot, 6. 3 April, 1875.
IV. Eeginald Colmore, b. 14 Dec. 1876.
I. Edith May, b. I May, 1868.

liineagre. — John Fry Eeeves, Esq., who purchased
about 1825, the abbey of Glastonbury, to. 1807, Maria, dau. of
the late Thomas Porch, Esq. of Wells, Somerset, who acquired
the Edgarley estate, and by this lady had issue,

Thomas Porch, late of Edgarley.

John Frederick Eeeves, b. 1810; m. Misa Wilkinson, of
Cloyne, and haa issue.



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Orlando Keeves of Liverpool, 6. 1815.

Archibald Keeves, of Taunton, m. Rhoda, sister of John

PranUherd, Esq. of Langport, Somerset, b. 1817.
Julia Maria, m. John Prankherd, Esq. of Langport.

Mr. Reeves d. Feb. 1859, and was s. by his eldest son,

Thomas Pobch Porch, Esq. of Edgarley, M.A., J. P., 6.
7 March, 1808 ; m. IG Dec. 1830, Jane, only dau. of Edward
Barber, Esq. of Barston Hall, co. Warwick, and had issue,

I. John Albert, now of Edgarley.

II. Charles Frederick, b. 1 Aug. 1834.

III. Keginald, b. 30 Nov. 1838.

IV. Herbert Thomas, 6. 2 June, 1841.

V. Arthur Edward Elliott, 6. 6 Nov. 1852.

VI. John Fry Reeves, deceased.

I. Maria Jane, d. 1837.

II. Julia, m. 17 April, 18fi0, Rev. Elford Copcland Leth-
bridge, M.A., and has issue, 1 Jessie Maud, and".i Ethelind.

III. Jessie Maria.

IV. Ethelind Jane, d. 1855. v. Emily Louisa, d. 1858.

He assumed, by sign-manual, 8 Dec. 1830, under the will of
his maternal grandfather, Thomas Porch, Esq., whose estates
he inherited, the surname of Porch only, and d. 27 Feb. 1877.
He was s. by his eldest son.

Arms — Arg., between three wolves' heads erased a chevron
engrailed gu., surmounted by another plain or, charged with
a battle-axe erect between two bows stringed, each surmounting
two arrows in saltire, barbs downwards, sa., for Porch, borne
quarterly with the arms of Reeves. Crests — 1st, On a mount
vert a wolf passant, in the mouth an arrow, the barb down-
wards, the dexter paw holding a bow stringed, all ppr. , for
Porch ; 2nd, for Reeves. Motto — Cordi dat robora virtus.

&ai— Edgarley, near Glastonbury.



PORTAL OF LAVERSTOKE.

Portal, Melville, Esq. of Laverstoke, co. Hants,
M.A., J.P., andD.L.,M.P. for North Hants, 1849-57,
High Sheriff 1863, Chairman of Hants Quarter
Sessions, late Capt. N. Hants Yeomanry, b. 31 July,
1819 ; m. 9 Oct. 1855, the Lady Charlotte Mary
Elliot, dau. of Gilbert, 2nd Earl of Minto, G.C.B.,
and has issue,

I. Melville Raymond, Capt. L. N. Lancashire Regt., 6. 9
Oct. 1856, and d. on service, 27 May, 1893.

II. Gerald Herbert, (Sir), K.C.M.G., C.B., H.M. Consul-
General at Zanzibar, 6. 13 March, 1858; m. 1 Feb. 1890,
Lady Alice Josephine Bertie, 2nd dau. of Montagu, 7th
Earl of Abingdon.

III. Alaric William John, Lieut. R.N., 6. 24 June, 1861.

I. Adela Harriet, in. 1885, Alfred Edward Codrington,
Major Coldstream Guards, son of Gen. Sir William Cod-
rington, G.C.B.

u. Ethel Mary.

III. Katharine Charlotte.

Lineage.— The family of Portal, or De PortaJ, originally
Spanish, established itself in Languedoc at the end of the 11th
century.

Jean Franqois de Portal, 6. 3 Nov. 1642 (stated to have
been the 15th in the direct line of descent from Oldric de
Portallo, "capitoul de Toulouse," 1204), lived at the Chateau
de la Portalifere near St. Hippolyte, in the Cevennes, and was
one of the victims of the religious persecution consequent on
the revocation of the Edict of Nantes. After his death, his
chateau was burned, his property was seized, and his children
with difficulty escaped his fate. He left issue,

Henri, of whom presently.

WiUiam, who was saved with his elder brother, Henri, and
sent over with him to England. He entered into Holy
Orders, was appointed Tutor to King George 111., and was
afterwards presented to the livings of Clownc, co. Derby,
and Farnbridge, in Essex. He d. 1760, leaving issue.

Mary, m. M. le Normant, of Amsterdam.
The eldest son,

Henri Portal, 6. at the Chateau de la Portaliere, contrived
after the death of his father to escape to England in safety,
and settled eventually at Freefolk Priors, Hants. He m.
26 Dec. 1715, Dorothy Hasker, and d. 30 Sept. 1747, having
had by this lady (who d. 29 Oct. 1784) a son Joseph, his heir,
and four daus., Priscilla, m. William Bridges, Esq. ; Elizabeth,
m. William Peachey, Esq.; Dorothy, ?re. Sir John Anderson ;
and Charlotte m. 16 Aug. 1755, John Slade, Esq, of Maunsel,
CO. Somerset. The son and heir,

Joseph Pc^htal, Esq. of Freefolk Priors and Laverstoke,
CO. Hants, J. P., High Sheriff 1763, b. 1720 ; m. 1748, Sarah,
dau. of Gen. William Peachey, of Hants, and by her(,who d. 27
Dec. 1802) had issue,



Kerry, of Laverstoke, co. Hants, Capt. ICth Hussars 6

1752; d. unm. 19 March, 1801.
AVilliam, of Ashe Park, co. Hants, b. 12 Feb. 1755; 'i,i. 1790,
Sophia, dau. of Sir John Slade, Bart, of Maunsel Park, co!
Somerset, and by her (who d. 19 Jan. 1837) he left at his
decease, 12 Feb. 184G, one dau. Sophia.
John, of whom presently.

Charlotte, m. Sir John Filmer, Bart, of East Sutton Park.
Elizabelh, m. Rev. Stivard Jenkins, of Locking, cO. Somerset.
Mr. Portal (i. 14 Dec. 1793, and was s. by his son,

John Portal, Esq. of Freefolk Priors and Laverstoke, J. P.
and D.L. b. 29 April, 1764; 9Ji. 1st, 6 Oct. 1794, Mary, dau. of
John Corrie, Esq. of Hoddeston, Herts, and by her (who d.
1813) had issue, ;

John, 6. 10 Nov. 1799 : d. 25 Oct. 1811.

Richard, b. 19 Oct. 1802 ; d. 29 Oct. 1811.

William, b. 8 Jan. ISOS ; d. 1 Aug. 1826.

Harriet, d. 20 Oct. 1811.

Mary, d. 1813.

Caroline, m. Rev. William Knight, Rector of Stcventon,

CO. Hants; d. 20 March, 1837.
Charlotte, m. Maurice Cecly Trevillian, E.?q.
Frances, m. Rev. David Rodney Murray, Rector of Br.Tmp-

ton Brian, co. Hereford, nephew of Alexander, 7tli Lord

Elibank.

He m. 2ndly, 1 Aug. 1815, Elizabeth, only dau. cf Henry
Drummond, Esq. of The Grange, Hants {see Bxjkke's P-cragc,
Stbathallan, V.) by Anne his wife, dau. of Henry, Viscount
Melville, and by her had further issue,

Henry John, b. 22 March, 1817 ; d. 22 Sept. 1823.

Melville, now of Laverstoke.

Robert, of Ashe Park, J. P. for Hants, late Lieut. -Col, 5th
Lancers, 6. 11 Nov. 1820; m. Feb. 1856, Eliza Charlotte,
dau. of Major-Gen. Taylor, C.B., of Ogwell, co. Devon, late
Lieut.-Governor of Sandhurst, and d. 24 Dec. 18-SS, leavinj?-
issue, one dau., Evelyn Adela.

Wyndham Spencer (Malshanger, Basingstoke), J. P., b. 22
July, 1322 ; ?n. 19 April, 1849, Mary Jane, dau. of Wiliiani
Hicks Beach, Esq. of Oakley Hall, co. Hants, and Keevil
House, CO Wilts, by Jane Henrietta his wife, dau. of Johu
Brown, Esq. of Salpertcu, co. Gloucester, and has issue,

1 William Wyndham, of Southington House, Hants, J. P.,
High Sheriff ISbO, educated at Eton and Christ Cliurch,
Oxford, B.A. 1873, M.A. 1878, Capt. Hampshire .Militia
Artillery, b. 12 April, 1850 ; Hi. 23 June, 1s8l), Florence
Elizabetli Mary, dau. of Hon. St. LeOger Richard Glyn,.
and lias issue, Wyndham Raymond, 6. 1885.

2 Spencer John, b. 1864.

3 Bertram Percy, Lieut. 17th Lancers, b. 10 Jan. 1SC6.

1 Constance Mary, m. April, 1871, William Howley Kings-
mill, Esq. of Sydmonton Court, co. Hants.

2 Eleanor Jane, m. April, 1876, Chaloner W. Chute, of The-
Vyne, co. Hants, who d. May, 1^92.

3 Mary Adelaide, m. June, 1880, Egerton, eldest soa
of Right Hon. J. G. Hubbard, M.P., of Addiagton,
Bucks.

4 Eveline Maude, m. 1881, Evelyn Hubbard, Esq.
George Raymond, M.A., Rector of Burghclere, Hants, Hon.

Canon of Winchester Cathedral, b. 28 Feb. 1827; m. 26
Dec. 1860, Helen, nee Solesby, widow of W. Daubuz,
Esq. of Killiow, Cornwall, and d. 3 April, 1889, leaving
issue, Henry Raymond, b. 4 Oct. 1863; Berenger Raymond,
b. 20 Jan. 1865, and d. 28 Sept. 1867; Maurice Raymond, 6.
29 March, 1870 ; Helen Violet ; and Helen Margaret.
Adela, m. 3 March, 1840, Edward Knight, Esq. of Chawton
House, Hants, and Godmersham Park, Kent, and d. 2»
June, 1870, leaving issue.
Jane Eliza, m. 1864, Major Thomas Dundas, and has issue,
Lillias Elizabeth.
Mr. Portal d. 7 May, 1848.

Arms — Arg., a lion rampant sa., onachief az. six mullet.'! or,
three and three. Crest — A portal, flanked by two towers, eacU
tower charged with a fleur-de-lis. Siqyporters —Dexter, a lion ;
sinister, a savage, bearing a club on his shoulder. Motto —
Arniet nos ultio regum. This motto was lirst borne by
Raymond de Portal, to whom it was assigned, in 1336, by
Charles V. of France, in honour of his being one of the four
hundred knights of Toulouse who volunteered to accompany
Bertrand du Guesclin on his expedition into Spain to avenge
the death of Blanche of Bourbon, Queen of Castile, and sister
of the Queen of France, who had been poisoned by her
husband, Peter the Cruel. Raymond de Portal distinguished
himself in this expedition, and was celebrated in a poem (which
is still extant) dedicated to Cleraence Isaure, by a troubadour
of that day.

Seat— Laverstoke House, near Overton, Hants.



PORTEOUS OF LAURISTON CASTLE.

PoRTEOUS, David Scott, Esq. of Lauriston and
Woodstone, co. Kincardine, J. P. and D.L., late
Lieut. 2nd Dragoons (Scots Greys), and Eoyal
Gloucestershire Hussars Yeomanry Cavalry, b. 2i>

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