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ton Place, Sussex, and had issue,

I. David George Alexander, 6. 12 and d. 2i July, 1882.

II. Cecil John Montagu, h. 26 Nov, 18S4.

III. David Guy, 6. C Sept. 1886.
I. Phyllis Aymee, 6. Oct. 1888.

Liineagre. — This family is a representative of that of
PoBTEors oj Haiokshaic, in the county of Peebles, which lest
his lands during the wars of the Commonwealth.

Alexandeb Pobteous, Esq. of Lauriston Castle (son of
David Porteous, of Hawkshaw Crieff, co. Perth, and Mary
Drummond his wife), m. 1851, Helen, dau. of David Scott,
Esq. of Brotherton, and d. 1. June, 1872, leaving issue,

I. David Scott, now of Lauriston.

II. Alexander, Bengal C.S.

III. John James, Capt. K.A., m. Feb. 18S2, Nelly, only
dau. of Percy Morris, Esq. of The Hall, Uttoxeter, and has
issue, Dick Macdonald, h. 1883.

IV. Hercules Scott. v. 'Williani Walter.

I. Mary Drummond, m. Capt. Harry Rich Karquhar, 24th

Arms — Az., three stags' heads coupcd arg., attired with ten
tines or. Crest — A hawk rising ppr., jessed and belled or.
Mottoes— het the hawk shaw ; Ocius properemus.

Seat — Lauriston Castle, near Montrose, N.B.


PoETEE, John Geey Vesey, Esq. of Belle Isle,
CO. Fermanagh, J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1844,
b. 1818; TO. 1863, Elizabeth Jane, dau. of Kiehard
Hall, Esq. of Innismore, co. Fermanagh.

Lineag°e. — John Pobteb, D.D., Lord Bishop of Clogher,
m. 1786, Mary Smith, of Norfolk, and by her (who d. 1830)

I. John Gbet (Eev.), of Kilskerry.

II. Thomas, Capt. K.N.

III. Charles (Kev.), Rector of Rounds, co. Northampton.

IV. Henry Edward, Gen. in the army.

V. William, of Hembury Fort, near Honiton, co. Devon, J.P.
and D.L., late Capt. Carabineers, b. 11 Oct. 1802; m. Is30,
hlizabeth Gibbs, youngest dau. of Abraham Ludlow, Esq. of
Heywood House, Wilts, and d. 1887, leaving issue,

1 William Henry, 6 1833.

2 John Frederic.

*"' 3 Edward Enydmion, of East Hill, co. Somerset, J.P., 6.
1843; m. 1871, Alice, only dau. of the late Spencer
' " Graves, Esq. of Mayfield, co. Derby.

1 Eliza Gibbs, to. Kev. W. de Quetteville, Rector of Brink-
worth, Wilts.

2 Julia Mary Ann, m. 29 Sept. 1864, Rev. Francis Paynter,
Rector of Stoke-next-Guildford, Surrey.

3 Agnes .4ntonia. 4 Florence Susanna.
I. Elizabeth, widow of Carmichael.

The Bishop d. 1819, and was s. by his eldest son.

Rev. John Gbet Pobteb, of Kilkerry, co. Tyrone, LL.B.
Trin. Coll. Camb., b. 1789; m. 1816, Margaret Lavina, eldest
<lau. of Thomas Lindsey, Esq. of Hollymount, by Lady
Margaret his wife, dau. of the 1st Earl of Lucan, and d.
Jeaviug issue.

I. John Gbet, of Belle Isle.

I. Lavinia (deceased), m. Henry Thompson, Esq.

II. Louisa, deceased.

MI. Elizabeth Phoebe, to. J. W. Ellison Macartney, Esq., M.P.
Their son, Thomas Stewart, Lieut. R.N., assumed by royal
licence the surname and arms of Pokteb only.

IV. Emmy. v. Frances.

VI. Adelaide Mary, m. Nicholas Montgomery Archdall, Esq.
of Crockmacrieve, co. Fermanagh. Their son, John Porter
Archdale, assumed by royal licence, 1876, the surname and
arms of Pobteb only.

■Seat — Belie Isle, Lisnaskea.


Pott, Aethtje David Eipley, Esq. of Todrig,
CO. Selkirk, and Bortliwickshiels, co. Roxburgh,
Lieut. .3rd Batt. K.O. Scottish Borderers, b. 25
Sept. 1862 ; *. his father 1S81 ; m. 30 Sept. 1886,
Annie Emilia, 2nd dau. of the late James Scott
Elliott, Esq. of Blackwood, co. Dumfries.

Lineagre.— Geobge Pott, Esq. , son of Geobge Pott, Esq.,
h. J720; ,a. Miss Scott, of Galalaw, and d. 1781, having had,
vith two daus., sis sons. Of the latter,

Geobge Pott, Esq. of Todrig, to. 1778, Barbara TumbuU, of
Firth, and d. 1781, leaving issue, Barbara, to. 1806, Charles
Erskine, Esq. of Shielfleld, and a son,

George Pott, Esq. of Todrig, co. Selkirk, and Borthwi;k-
shiels, CO. Roxburgh, J.P. and D.L., Convener of Selkirk, 6.
1780; m. 1807, Katherine, dau. of the late David Reid, Esq.
Commissioner of Customs, and d. 1862, leaving by her (who d.
1833) had issue,

George, late of Todrig. David, of whom pre.sently.

Stephen, Major-Gen. (retired) Bengal Engineers.

Jane Stephen.

Barbara, m. 1841, James Erskine, Esq. of Shielfield, and has
a son, Charles.

Eliza Davidson.
The elder son,

George Pott, Esq. of Todrig and Borthwickshiela, Lieut.-
Col. Bengal Army, 6. Feb. 1811 ; to. 1840, Julia, youngest dau.
of the late Rev. Robert Sparke Hutchings, and d. 1877, hav-
ing had a son Robert, b. Dec. 1851, deceased. Col. Pott's

Gen. David Pott, of Todrig, co. Selkirk, and Borthwick-
shiels House, co. Roxburgh, C.B., Bengal Staff Corps, m. 1st.
18.50, Mary Anne (deceased), dau. of Col. J. P. Eipley, Bengal
Army and had issue,

I. Abthcb David Riplet, now of Todrig.

I. Emily Louisa, vi. 1871, Capt. Sydenham J. Lambert,
E.E., and has four sons.

II. Anne Sophia, m. 1876, Capt. Reginald C. Hadrow, ISth
Sikhs, and has four sons and one dau.

III. Lucy Ada, to. 1888, Henry C. G. Taylor, Capt. Royal
Artillery, and has issue, a son.

IV. Eliza Davidson.

Gen. Pott, TO. 2ndly 1876, Anna Frances, dau. of A. Boyle,
Esq. of Dublin. He d. 2 Oct. 1881.

Arms — Barry of six az. and or, over all a bend of the Ia,it.
Crest — A leopard sejant ppr., collared lined and ringed or.
Motto— Vive ut vivas.

Seat — Borthwicksbiels House, Hawick, N.B.


Potts, Mes. Elizabeth, of Hoole Hall, co.
Chester, only surTiving child and heir of William
Wabdell, Esq. of Abbotsfield, near Chest-er; m.
12 Oct. 1854, the late Aethhe Potts, Esq. of
Hoole Hall, co. Chester. J.P., 2nd son of the late
Henry Potts, Esq. of Glanraron, co. Denbigh, and
by him (who was b. 23 June, 1814, and d. 4 April,
1888) haa issue,

I. Anne Elizabeth, d. an infant 31 July, 1855.

II. Edith Wardell-Potts, assumed by royal licence, 5 July,
1880, the additional name of Wabdell before that of
Potts ; to. 21 Jan. 1889, Rev. Oswald Prior Yerburgh (who,
under royal licence, dated 26 Nov. 1888, assumed the sur-
name of Wabdell-Yebbcbgh), Rector of Christ Church,
Marylebone, youngest son of Rev. Richard Yerburgh, of
Sleaford, co. Lincoln, and has issue,

Arthur, 6. 13 July, 1891.
Geoffrey Basset, b. 28 Sept. 1893.

Lineage. — The family of Pott was for long seated at
Pott Hall, in the county of Chester, and Hundred of Maccles-
field, and a pedigree was entered, with the arms, in the Visita-
tion of Cheshire in 1663, and in that of London in 1634. Db.
Ltsons, in his History of Cheshire, describing the township of
Pott-Shrigley, writes, "The hamlet of Pott gave name to a
family of gentry, who had an estate here for many genera-
tions, now (1810) represented by Charles Potts, Esq., of Chester,
Pott Hall, which had belonged to the family of Pott, passed
successively to Edward Swan," &c. From the Visitations of
1634 and 1663, we find that, in the latter year, Edmund Pot, of
Pot, aged 23, was head of the family, being the only son and
heir of Edmund Pot, who d. 1643, by Dulcibell, dau. of John
Price, who was eldest son and heir, by Ann, dau. of Edmund
Jodrell, of Eardsley, of Francis Pot, of Pot (d. 1640), who was
eldest son and heir of Francis or John Pott, of Pott, by Ann,
widow of Mr. Trafford, and dau. of — Dickenson, who was son
and heir of Roger Pott, of Pott, by Anne Sutton, of Rushton, co.
Stafford. The elder line ended in an heiress, but the male de-
scent was carried on by Thomas Pott, Esq. of Pott Hall, who
was father of another Thomas Pott, who to. Maiy, dau. of —
Norbury, Esq. of Norbury Houses, Macclesfield, and had issue,
a son,

Thomas Potts, Esq. of OUerton Hall, near Knutsford, m.





1696, MisB Hannah Jarwood, of Macclesfield. He was the first
of his family to establish the spelling of the name as Potts,
which his descendants have ever since continued. He left
issue, with a dau. Sarah, m. John Algeo, Esq., two sons,

I. Chakles, his heir.

II. Thoma.s, d. 9 Aug. 1778.
The elder son and heir,

Charles Potts, Esq. of Ollerton Hall, co. Chester, m.. 29
Sept. 1741, Miss Eliza Rogerson, of Derby, and left issue,
I. Charles, of whom hereafter.
1). Josiah, b. 25 April, 1750; d. s. p. May, 1818.
1. Elizabeth, m. Samuel Lawrence, Efq.
It. Anne, m. John Towers Lawrence, Esq.

III. Sarah, d. umn.
The elder son and heir,

Chakles Potts, Esq. of Chester, 6. 30 July, 1744 ; in. i
June, 1771, Anne, dau. of Samuel Kay, Esq., of arery ancient
Lancashire family, and by her (who d. June, 1796, and was
buried in Chester Cathedral) he had issue, with two daus.,
Sarah and Anne, who both d. unm., three sons,

I. Henry, of whom hereafter.

II. Charles, d. 1781, an infant.

III. Charles, b. 1789, m. 1821, Emma, dau. of John Towers
Lawrence, Esq.

Charles Potts, Esq. d. 17 Nov. 1817, and was s. by his eldest

llENBY Potts, Esq. of Glanravon, co. Denbigh, and of Ches-
ter, J. P. CO. Flint, b. 29 June, 1777; m. 29 Aug. 1805, Anne,
dau. of Samuel Taylor, E.'sq. of Moston, co. Lancashire, and d.
10 Nov. 1845, having had issue,

I. Charles, d. an infant.

II. Henry, of Glanravon, co. Denbigh, J. P. cos. Flint and
Denbigh, High Sheriff co. F'lintlSS'i, and co. Denbigh 1»77,
6. 1810 ; 7)1. 1844, Cecilia Anne, dau. of Major Mai tin, and
dying 22 Mar h, 1884, left by her, with other issue, an
eldest son and heir, Henry John Potts, Esq. now of Glan-
ravon, J. P. COS. Denbigh and Flint, and Capt. 1st Koyal
Cheshire Militia, b. 1845.

in. Arthur, of Hoole Hall, as above.

IV. Charles William, 6. 18 Aug. 1S15.

V. Frederick, of Horsley Hall, co. Denbigh, b. 4 July, 1819.
I. Mary Ann. li. Eliza. iii. Sarah.

IV. Harriet. v. Ann. vi. Emma.

^amilg of Marbjll.

The family of Weardale, Weredale, Wardle or Wardell, as
the name is variously written, is one of considerable antiquity
in CO. Durham. Taking the name from the district of Wear-
dale, branches of it were early established at Brancepeth,
Easington, Chester-le-Street, Fishburn, and elsewhere in the
Palatinate, and in several of these places the name continually
occurs from the beginning of the 14th century. In 1415, we
find one John Wardale, of Brancepeth, in the train of Neville,
Lord of Brancepeth, on his expedition to France shortly before
the battle of Agincourt, and he is presumably identical with
the John Wardell who settled in France in 1417, and to
whose descendant, Ann Wardell, of Caen, in Normandy, a coat
of arms was allowed by Heralds' College in 1584.

Throughout the 15th and ICth centuries, wc find several
members of this family occupying important positions, espe-
cially ecclesiastical otKces under successive Bishops of Durham,
and allying themselves with the Glaxtons, Greys, Davisons,
and other good north-country families. F'rom the first half
of the IGth century, an exact pedigree of the line of which
we treat can be clearly traced.

In the year 1520, William Wardell was holding lands from
the Bishop of Durham in his manor of Auckland.

In 1532 and in 1547, Christopher Wardell wa.s holding
the same with other lands, in the manor of Easington.

In the 2nd year of Elizabeth, William Wardell was
holding lands in Easington, and was collector of the Bishops
rents there. He was s. by

Christopher Wardell, Gent., who was holding lands there
in 13th Elizabeth, and was buried at Easington, 17 March,
1610. Christopher Wardell was s. by his son and heir,

George Wardell, of Easington, Gent., and also of Mains-
forth and Thrislington, co. Durham, where he purchused an
estate in 1614. He nt. Agnes, widow of Thomas Trewhctt of
Easington, Gent., and was buried at Easington, 7 Oct. 1633,
being s. by his eldest son and heir,

George Wardell, of Easington and of Edmondsley, Gent.
He purchased the latter property in 1G32, and in 1635 was in
possession of land in Easington formerly held by his ancestor
WiLUAM Wardell. By his wife. Christian Sloddart (ni. 11
June 1605 : d. July, 1C36), he had issue, with four dans.,
five sons, viz..

I. George, of whom hereafter.

II Christopher, of East Edmondsley, Gent., s. to that pro-
perty under settlement made by his faiher in 1G34. bapt.
14 May, 1608; m. 3 July, 1631, Isabella Paxton, and had
issue. He d. in 1686 (will dated 1 July, 1685), and on the
death of his grandson, George Wardell, Esq. of East
Edmondsley, in 1761, the property passed through an
heiress to the Heed family (vide Surtees's History of Dur-

III. William, of Easington, Gent., bapt. 9 Feb. 1612; to. 21
Nov. 1637, Alice Fell (d. June, 1652), and on his death in
F^eb. 1662, he was s. by his only son and heir, Richard
Wardell, of Easington, Gent., whose grandson, Richard
Wardell, of Easington, Esq., in. in 1733, Mary, dau. of
Eobert Scurfield, Esq. of Sheraton Grange, co.' Durham,
and dying 1764, was s. by his only son and heir, tiichard
Wardell, Esq. of Easington, who, dying intestate and unm.
in 1775, was s. in his considerable copyhold and leasehold
property in Easington and elsewhere by his cou!-in and
heir-at-law, John Wardell, Esq. of Grossgate, Duiliam, as

IV. Robert, Gent., of West Edmondsley, bapt. 17 Oct. J613.
The West Edmondsley estate remained in his posterity down
to the end of the first half of the present century, when, on
the death of his descendant in the 6th generation, Matthew
Wardell, Esq., of sporting celebrity, ii was sold to the Earl
of Durham.

V. Richard Wardell, bapt. 12 Feb. 1616.

George Wardell, of Easington and Edmondsley, d. Oct. 1648
(will proved 4 Aug. 1649). His eldest son and heir,

George Wardell, Esq. of Easington, Cassop, Miu-ton, and
Hawthorne, bapt. 24 Aug. 1606; purchased in 1651, for his
youngest son, the estate of Trimdon Park, co. Durham, and
built Trimdon Park House. By his wife, Jane, who survived
him, and d. 5 May, 1692, he left issue,

I. John, of Easington and Murton, who d. .s. p.

II. Christopher, of Hawthorne, bapt. 8 June, 16.36; m. 1st,
7 Nov. 1677, Mary, 3rd dau. of Rev. George Caunt, M.A., of
Morsley, co. Durham; she d. in Nov. 1678, without issue.
By his 2nd wife, Susanna Murray (m. 26 May, 1680, d. June,
1698), he left two sons, whose issue became extinct in the
male line before 1775.

III. George, of whom hereafter.

I. Margaret m. 1st, Martin White, Gent, of Easington, and
had issue, and 2ndly, William Adanison.

II. Jane, rn. JohnBusbie, Gent, of Cassop, and liad issue.
George Wardell, of Flasington, (fee, was buried 2 Jan. 1685^
(will dated 27 Dec. 1684). His youngest son,

George Wardell, Esq. of Trimdon Park House, bapt. 10
July, 1642; d. at Grindon 1720 (will d.ated 30 Aug. 1720),
leaving with a dau. Hannah, an only son and heir,

John Wardell, of Durham, buried 8 March, 1741, having
m. Miss Mary Gates, of Dublin (buried 4 April, 1753), by
whom he had issue, i. George, d. young and unm. ; it. John^
6. 12 April, 1712. The youngest, but only Eurviving son,

John Wardell, of Crossgate, Durham, Surgeon (and after-
wards of Easington and Carlton, on the death of his cousin,
Richard Wardell, Esq., as above), m. 12 Oct. 1749, Anne,^
dau. of John Richardson, Esq. of Durham, and by her (who d.
May, 1797) had issue,

I. RoBKRT, of Carlton, in the manor of Easington, baiit.
24 May, 1751; m. 27 Jan. 1778, Grace, dau. and to-heir of
Jolin Kayne, Esq. of Stockton, Capt. R.N., by Mary, dau.
of John Whitton, Esq., and had issue.

II. John, of whom hereafter.

III. George, of Alnwick, M.D., sometime Physician-Gen. to
the British F"orces, bapt. 29 July, 1759; d. 25 July, 1813,
leaving, by Jane Dunne his wife, an only son and heir,
John Wardell, of Easington and of Alnwick, M.D., who
d. unm.

John Wardell, Esq., d. at Alnwick 16 Aug. 1801, aged 89,
His 2nd son,

John Wardell, of Easington, and of Liverpool, Surgeon,
bapt. 28 March, 1753; to. 16 Aug. 1781, Elizabeth, dau. of
diaries Filkm, Gent, of Croxton Hall, co. Chester, and dying
12 June, 1817, left issue by her (who d. 18 July, 1799), with
four daus.. who all d. unm.,

I. John, Capt. 24th Light Dragoons and lOih Hussars,
b. 11 Aug. 1782: m. 25 teb. Is37, Phoebe, dau. of John
Herman Kepp, of Germany and London, Merchant, and
d. s. p. 6 Sept. 1843. She d. 1891.

II. George, 6. 11 Oct. 1784; d. young and unm.

III. William, of Chester, J. P. and Banker, b. 21 Aug. 1786 ;
■iv. at Grasraere 11 Sept. 1826, Elizabeth, 2nd dau. of John
Gregory Crump, Esq. of Allan Bank, Westniorlaiul, by
Maria his wife, only dau. and sole heir of John llamerton,
Esq. of Saddleworth, co. York, and had issue,

1 John, only son, b. 9 April, 1831 ; d. 30 Doc. 1»35.

1 Mary Wardell, b. 23 A',^ril, and d. 22 .\ug. 1829

2 Elizabeth, only surviving child and heir, m. as above,
the late Arthur Pons, Esq. of Hoole Hall.

William Wardell d. 14 March, 1864, his wife having d.
23 March, 1835.





IV. Charles, Capt. 24 Light Dragoons and 42nd Regt., 6.
1 March, 1791 ; m. 11 Feb. 1834,"M:iss Mary Whitley (who
d. 5 Oet. 1880); d. s. p. 31 July, 1856.

V. James Warden, b. 27 Aug. 1797, d. an infant.

Arms of Potts (as allowed to Edmund Pott, of London, 3rd
son of Francis Pott, of Pott, in IG34) — Or, two barsaz., over all
a bend of the second. Crest— On a mount vert, an ounce
.sejant ppr., collared and lined or. Arms of Wabdell (as
confirmed in 16S4 to Anne Wardell, of Caen, in Normandy, de-
scended from John Wardell, who first setttled in France in
1417, and so used in the last century by the WardcUs of
Easington, co. Durliam) — Arg., a chevron between three boars'
lieadscouped sa., on a chief vert, three bezants.

iSeat — Hoole Hall, near Chester.


PorxPEN", John Collet, Esq. of Balljwalter
House, CO. Wexford, E.A., J.P., b. 30 Aug. 1827 ;
ill. 10 Jan. 1852, Betauna Catherine, only dau. of
Oeorge Battersby, Esq., Q.C., of Lough Bawn, co.
Westmeath, and has issue.

1. Patrick Collet, B.A., T.C.D., b. 8 Sepi. 1861.
u. George Battersby, Lt. 19 Madras N.I., 6. 14 Feb. 1863,
d. 9 May, 1889.

III. John Colley, b. 4 May, 1868.

I. Charlotte Elizabeth, d. 8 Sept. 1869.

u. Alice Betanna Catherine, m. 4 Feb. 1875, Maj.-Gen.
Robert Beatty, Madras N. I., and has issue, David Robert
Pounden, John Colley Pounden, William Dawson, Frede-
rick George, Charlotte Elizabeth, d. 28 May, 1S84, Alice
Margaret, Jane Henrietta, Betanna Louisa, Margaret
Rosanna, and Hilda Beatrice.

«ii. Phillippa Fanny.

IV. Elizabeth Dawson, to. 29 April, 1884, Rev. George
Patton Mitchell, B.A. Rector of Drumbo, co. Down, and
has i.ssue,

Arthur Dawson, b. 26 Feb. 1885.
"Walter Dawson, b. 27 Dec. 1887.
Marguerita Dawson.
Winifred Dawson.

y. Jane Wilhelmina, m. 26 July, 1876, Thomas Beatty, C.E..
D.P.W., India, and has issue, William Dawson, 6. 16
May, 1884,Betanna Margaret Wilhelmina, Kathleen Jane,
Grace d. 7 Oct. 1888, and Dorothy May.

VI. Louisa Mary. vii. Frances Rosanna.

VIII. Betanna Octavia. ix. Josephine.

X. Thoniasina.

XI. Margaret Anne, d. 19 Sept. 1893.

liineag'e. — This family resided, it is stated, orginally in
Liege, Germany, where they occupied a highly respectable
po.sition. Owing to a fire in 1734, which consumed a great
portion of their property, John Pounden removed with his
family to Ireland, where he had a son born named Patrick,
who m. Jane, dau. of Rev. Joshua Nunn, Rector of White-
church, and was father of

John Podnden, Esq. of Daphne, b. 1765; m. 1786, Alice,
only dau. and heir of John Colley, Esq. of Ballywalter House,
CO. Wexford, and by her (who was b. 7 April, 1772, and U. 16
Dec. 1861) had a son, Patrick, and a dau. Jane Maria, who
d,. v.nm. 17 Dec. 1878, aged 84 years. Mr. Pounden was killed
in the Rebellion of 1798, leading a band of Volunteers against
the insurgents. His son.

Rev. Patrick Pounden, Vicar of Westport, m. 5 Nov. 1822,
Elizabeth, dau. and co-heir of Rev. W. Dawson, Rector of
Clontibret, co. Monaghan, and by her (who d. 26 Aug. 1847)
had issue,

John Collet, now of Ballywalter House.

William Dawson (Rev.), b. 7 Sept. 1830.

Rosanna, d. 6 March, 1832.

Eev. Patrick Pounden d. 3 April, 184T.
Seat — Ballywalter House, Gorey, co. Wexford.

PowEL, Hugh Powell, Esq. of Castle Madoc,
CO. Brecknock, J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1870,
b. 16 Nov. 1822; m. Isfc, 1845, Mary Alicia,
youngest dau. of David Thomas, Esq. of Welfield,
CO. Radnor, and by her (who d. 31 Jan. 1880) has
had issue,

I. Hugh Pe.nrt Powel, J.P., 6.30 Dec. 1853; m. 13 Feb.
i834, Margaret Grizel, dau. of Basil Edward Arthur Coch-

rane, Esq. (sec BxiRKE.'s Peerage Dundonald, E.). and has
issue, Hugh Evan Price, b. 14 Dec. 1887 ; Eleanor Mary,
b. 11 June, 1890.
I. Annabette Catherine Sophia, b. Nov. 1848 ; d. unrn,

He m. 2ndly, 9 June, 1881, Selina, dau. of Thomas
Frewen, Esq. of Brickwall, Sussex, and widow of
Chas. Vickers, Esq. of Wormstall, Berks. He
assumed the surname of Powel in lieu of Price in
1875. In 1868 and 1870 he contested unsuccess-
fully the borough of Brecon.

Lineage.— Hugh Howell Powel, Esq. of Castle Madoc,
b. 1683, the lineal descendant and representative of the
PowELs of Castle Madoc, who derived descent, through
Llewellyn and Einion Sais, from Eleddyn ap Maenyrch, Lord
of Brecon, to. Margaret, dau. and heir of Walter Thomas, Esq.
of Talwenfawr, and had two sons and five dans., i. Charles,
his heir; ii. Hugh Col. in the army, d.s.p.; i. Elizabeth;
II. Penelope, ))(. Roger Price, Esq. of Maes-yr-Onn, son of
Roger Price, Esq., and had several sons and daus., who all
(/. s. p., excepting the 2nd son. Rev. Hugh Price, of whom
hereafter as inheritor of the Castle Madoc estate ; iii. Dorothy;
IV. Margaret; and v. Catherine. Mr. Powel d. 1749, and was
s. by his son,

Charles Powell, Esq. of Castle Madoc, the last direct male
heir of the Powells of Castle Madoc, m. Catherine, dau. of
Hugh Penry, Esq. of Cefn, and had two daus., Catherine, his
heir, and Margaret, who d. unm. in her father's lifetime. Mr.
Powell d. 17U6, and was s. by his only surviving child,

Catherine Powell, of Castle Madoc, at whose decease unm.
Sept. 1798, the estates passed to (the son of her aunt, Penelope)
her cousin.

Rev. Hugh Price, M.A., Rector of Rottendon and Little
Ilford, Essex, who then became of Castle Madoc. He m. Feb.
1773, Sarah, dau. of John Turner, Esq. of King's Stanley, and
d. 13 June, 1803, having had (with five daus., Anne ; Sarah,
deceased ; Penelope, deceased; Margaret, deceased; and Eliz-
beth, whoTii. Robert Hughes, Esq. of Cheltenham, and d.s.p.)
an only surviving son,

Hugh Price, Esq. of Castle Madoc, J.P., D.L., High Sheriff
1815, formerly of the 11th Hussars, b. 29 March, 1786 ; m. 30
Sept. 1818, Sophia Juliana Bulama, dau. of the late Francis
Brodie, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, and by her (who d. 1845) had

Charles PoweU, b. 10 Sept. 1821 ; d. 30 Nov. 1830.

Hugh Powell, now of Castle Madoc.

Grace Powell.

Eleanor PoweU, d. 1840.

Mr. Price d. 1856.

.<4 nils— Quarterly : 1st, sa., a chevron between three spear-heads
or, embrued gu. ; 2nd, gu, a lion rampant reguardant or ; 3rd,
arg., a dragon's head erased, holding in the mouth a hand gu. ;
4tli, gu., a chevron erm. ; 5th, per palegu. and sa., three fleurs-
de-lis or: 6tli, sa., a fesse between three swords erect arg.,
pommels and hilts or. Crest — 1st, A dragon's head erased ppr.,
bearing in the mouth a sinister hand couped gu., dropping
blood ; 2nd, A boar's head erased.

S^'ats— Castle Madoc, Brecon ; and Wormstall, Hungerford,

CZ«t6— Reform.


Powell, Alexander Allanson Ttndale, Esq.
of Hurdcott House, Wilts, and Witham Friary,
Somerset, b. 9 April, 1876.

Lineagre. — This family claims to be a branch of the
ancient House of Powell of Penkelly, co. Hereford (se<j
Burke's Extinct Baronetage).

John Powell, Esq. of New Sarum, m. 12 July, 1669, Kathe-
rine, dau. of Alexander Thistlethwayte, Esq. of Winterslowe,
Wilts, and had issue. The elder son and heir,

John Powell, Esq. of New Sarum, m. Ann, dau. of John
Priaulx, Esq., and dying 2 Jan. 1737, was interred in St.
Thomas's Church there. He left, with other issue, a son.

Sir Alexander Powell, of New Sarum, Recorder of that
city, knighted Aug. 1762. He to. 1st, Anne, eldest dau. of
Thomas Gatehouse, Esq. of Lower Wallop, Hants, by whom
(who d. 26 April, 1747) he had no issue. He m. 2ndly,
Rebecca, dau. of Matthew Pitts, Esq. of Hurdcott House,
which lady dying s. p. 11 March, 1753, Sir Alexander to.
3rdly, Catherine, dau. of Right Rev. Edward Willes, D.D.,
Bistiop of Bath and Wells, uncle to Sir John Willes, Knt.,
Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, and had





issue. Sir Alexander d. 1 April, 1784, aged 67. His only

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