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, by Elizabeth his wife, dau. ot
John Tunnard, Esq. of Frampton, co. Lincoln,
and has an only child,

Mari Elizabeth.

Xiineag'e. — Some ancient and eminent families were settled
in the city of Waterford at a remote period, such as the Wyses,
the Leonards, &c., and are clearly traceable down to the present
day. The funeral entr}-, preserved in the office of Ulster
King of Arms, sets forth that

James Leonard, Esq. of Waterford, was living temp. Henry
VIII. , and was father of

John Leonard, of Waterford, Alderman of that city, who
TO. Ellen Walsh, and had six sons, i. Stephen; ii. George;

III. Nicholas; iv. Alexander, of whom hereafter; v. Robert,
of Waterford, merchant, whose will is datcl G May, 1640 (and
who had two daus., 1st, the wife of Walter Devereux, 2nd
Mary, and as many sons, 1st, Alexander, father of John and
Francis ; 2nd, Thomas, d. leaving issue, by Anstace Walsh his
wife (Robert Anstace and Ellen), vi. James. Alderman
Leonard's will is dated 1 June, 1594. His fourth son,

Alexander Leonard, of Waterford, had a grant of Knocka-
veelish, Harristown, and other lands in co. Waterford, 20
Feb. 1637. He m. Anstace, dau. of John Wyse, of the Manor
of St. John, Waterford, and had issue, i. John, d. v. p. ;
II. Stephen, of whom hereafter; iii. Matthew, d. unia. ;

IV. Martin, m. Ellen, dau. of Alderman John Porter, of
Waterford, and had a son, Martin ; i. Ellen, m. Christopher
Sherlock, of Waterford ; ii. Mary, m. John Lovett, of Water-
ford: HI. Katherine, «i. John Lee, of Waterford; iv. Anstace,
tn. Pierce Power, of Thurles; v. Margaret, m. Patrick Lovett,
of Waterford. Alexander Leonard made his will 10 Nov. 163S ,
and d. 20 Nov. 1640. His second son, but the eldest to leave
issue,

Stephen Leonard, of Waterford, was included with his
father in the Grant of Knockaveelish, &c., in 1637. He m.



Cicely, dau. of Alderman James Lovett, of Waterford, and
had three sons and as many daus. (some of whom were
transplanted to Connaught by Oliver Cromwell) : i. Alex-
ander ; II. John; III. James; iv. Anstace; v. Mary; vi.
Ellen. Stephen Leonard d. according to his funeral entry in
Ulster's office, 14 Aug. 1038, two years before his father. His
grandson,

John Leonard, Esq. of Carha, co. Galway, exhibited n
Petition to the Commissioners for carrying out tlie Act of
Settlement, temp. Charles II., on the 19th of August, 1676,
applying for the lands set out to his father as a transplanted
person, by the pretended Commissioners sitting at Loughrea,
and setting out the Decree of the protended Commissioneis
sitting at Athlone. Thereupon a transplanter' s certificate issued
9 Nov. following, and a Grant passed under Patent dated 29
Aug. 29 Charles II., of Carha and other lands in the Barony
of Kilkonnel, co. Galway. On 4 Aug. 1703, he made a Deed of
Settlement of his estates, whereby he reserved a life use for
himself, with an entail on his brother and his nephews. Ho
d. unm. and was s. by his brother,

Stephen Leonard, Esq. of Carha, who m. (settlements dated
16 April, 1678) Margaret, dau. of Maurice Power, Esq. of
Kekevohs, co. Galway, and had, with four daus., four sons.

I. George, d. unm. v. p. and intestate, administration granted
to his brother Alexander, 30 May, 171,t.

II. John, of Carha. s. his father under the entail of 1703 ; m..
Slargaret, dau. of John Aylward, Esq. of liallyregan, co.
Galway, and made his will 7 Nov. 1717, which was proved
21 June, 1746. By his wife (who m. 2ndly, Patiick Fitz-
Gerald, Esq. of Kilnecorrin, co. Mayo) he left a younger
son, Aylward, a dau. Margaret, a posthumous child, and an
elder son,

John, of Brownestown, co. Kildare, whose will, dated 18.
March, 1775, was proved 14 Jan. 1777. He left issue,

1 John, a minor at his father's death.

2 William, Major Lord Jocelyn's Regt. of Hor.se.

Luke, (i!. 'unm.

1 Mary, m. James Massy-Dawson, Esq. of Ballynacourtc,
CO. Tipperary.

2 Katherine, m. Charles Savage, Esq. of Ardkeen, co.
Down.

3 Elizabeth.

III. Alexander, of whom presently.

IV. Michael.

Mr. Leonard, whose will is dated 10 Dec. 5 710, d. the following
year. His third, but second surviving son,

Alexander Leonard, Esq. of Loughrea, m. Katherine, dau.
of French, of Clonvie, co. Galway, and had by her (who <(. in-
testate, administration granted 12 Feb. 179^),

Stephen, his successor.

Margaret, m. (.settlements dated 24 April, 1749) Gregory
Browne, Esq. of Cappanagin, eo. Galway.

Jane, Mrs. Hehir.
Mr. Leonard, whose will, dated 28 Nov. 1757, was proved 6
June, 1770, was s. by his only son,

Stephen Leonard, Esq. of Clonkall, eo. Galway, who m.
Helen, dau. of Col. Lewis, of Springfield, same co., and had
issue,

Patrick, his successor.

William, d. unm.

Mr. Leonard, whose will, dated 24 Nov. 1790, was proved 28
June following, was s. by his elder son,

Patrick Leonard, Esq. of Queensfort, who m. Jane, dau. of
John Da-^is, Esq. of Tuam, by whom (who was buried at tit.
John's Churchyard, Dublin) he had issue,

Stephen John, his successor.

Elizabeth, m. P. Prendergast, Esq.
Mr. Leonard, whose will, dated 25 Oct. 1800, was proved 25
July, 1808, was s. by his only son,

Stephen John Leonard, Esq. of Queensfort, b. 178t>; -m. 6
Nov. 1818, Barbara, dau. of Dominick Joseph Blake, Esq. 2nd
son of Sir Walter Blake, 10th Bart., of Menlo, and d. Feb. 1879,
leaving issue,

I. Patrick Marcellincs, now of Queensfort.

II. Dominick-Cletus, to. Alicia, dau. of R. Healy, Esq. of
Carrowkeel, co. Galway, and has issue,

1 Minnie. 2 Barbara.

3 Alice, m. John Blake, Esq.

III. George Francis, settled in Australia.

IV. Alexander Thomas, m. Margaret, dau. of John Skcrrett,
Esq. of Eyrecourt, co. Galway, and d. 7 May, IbbO, having
had issue,

1 Stephen. 2 Alexander. 3 Skerrctt.

1 Julia. 2 Barbara.

V. Henry John Wellington, M.D., m. Alice, dau. of William
Kelly, Esq. of Philipstown, King's Co., and (/. 24 March,
ISI'3, leaving issue,

4 G



use



LEE



THE LAIS'DED GENTRY.



LER



1 Stephen.

1 Mary Josephine. 2 Barbara.

3 Jane. 4 Henrietta.

VI. Walter, settled in Australia ; m. and d. 1383, leaving
issue.

VII. Luke Michael, Major Eoscommon Militia, dj. 12^07.
1SS8, Alice, dau. of J. Lynch, Esq. of Lowberry, and has
had issue, Barbay, b. 11 Nov. 1889, d. 2 Oct. 1893.

vin. Yelverton Vincent, b. 30 March, 1836, d. unm. 12 Nov.

1888.
I. Mary, m. Thomas H. Lynch, Esq. of Lowberry, co. Kos-

cominon, and has issue,
u. Jatw Monica, a Sister of Mercy.
lit. Cecilia, d. young.

IV. Barbara, m. Major Taaffe.

V. Letitia.

.<4n:!-s— Per fes< dancette, arg. and az., a fess gu.
/Seaf4— Queensfort, Tuam ; Kerrlield, Winchester.



LERMITTE OF KNIGHTONS.

Leemitte, James Henry, Esq. of Kniglitons
CO. iliddlesex, J.P. for Middlesex, b. 21 Sept.,
1822 ; m. 1st, 4 Sept. 1856, Harriett Deborali, dau.
of the late Isaac Sutton Cooper, Esq. of Park Hall,
Eiiuhley, eo. Middlesex, who d. 26 Feb. 1874, and
2iidlT, 5 Nov. 1874, Susannah, dau. of the late
Thomas Gordon Littlewood, Esq. of Lincoln's Inn,
Middlesex, and has issue by his first marriage,

I. Henet jAjfES, Capt. Eoyal Scots Fusiliers, formerly Lieut.

5th Dragoon Guards, b. 11 Sept. 1858; m. 26 Jan. 1892,
Susan Ismay, only child of William Henry West, Esq.
J.P. of Farmley, co. Wexford.

II. Arthur Cooper, b. 27 Jan. 1863, d. 22 Sept. 18G4.

III. Sidney Herbert, 6. 9 May, d. 13 Nov. 1864.

IV. Ernest Edwin, b. 29 July, 1865.

V. Horace Augustus, b. 5 Dec. 1867.

VI. Claude Sutton, 6. 22 Dec. 1SG9.

VII. Hugh Douglas, b. 22 Oct. 1872.

1. Mary Elizabeth, m. 22 Oct. 1881, Alleyne Alfred, 3rd son
of William Percival Boxall, Esq. of Cowfold, co. Sussex,
and Bellevue Hall, Brighton, and has issue.
.II. Harriett Louisa, vi. 6 Feb. 1889, Thomas Field Dunscomb-
Bridge, Esq., Major B.M. Light Infantry, son of the late
Archdeacon Bridge.
Xiineag'e. — Members of this ancient French family, which
dates from a.d. 1020, passed from Normandy to the Channel
Islands in the 15th century. In the records of the Cour
d'Heritage of Jersey, it was recorded in 1507 that Guillaumo
le EioUey, olias I'Hermite, sought redress against Helier de la
Hoque for seizing certain lands near the Mill of St. Helier.
In France this family was termed I'llermite de la Riviere, the
latter name being retained by the Jersey branch in its Norman
rendering, and the memory of the preacher of the first Crusade,
was preserved by the crest used by its members. Detailed
genealogies of this ancient and noble family are found in the
Nobiliare Universel of de Magny, Vol. VL, 1860, the works of
Peie Anselme, and the Archives of Paris and Brussels ; at the
latter place is found in the Bureau lleraldique a JIS. genealogy
dated 1645, and signed by the heralls and kings of arms of the
King of .Spain, which amply confi: jis the statements of Mon-
sieur de Magny.

Pierre le Kiolet, dit l'Kermite, called " Le Viel," who
was father of Pierre, of whom presently ; Jean, of whom
hereafter, and four daus., all of whom married.

Pierre le PuIolet, dit l'Kermite, of St. Helier and St.
Sauveur, Jersey. He ra. twice. His second wife was Susanne
Romeril, widow. By his 1st wife (who d. April, 1561) he had
issue,

I. PiERBE, of whom presently.

II. Jean, d. in Dec. 1548.

1. Poline, bapt. 5 Nov. 1545.

Pierre le Eiolet, dit l'Hermite, bapt. 1 March, 1548, m.
5 May, 1.561 (on the same day and at the same church of
St. Sauveur when his father married Susanne Eomeril), Marie,
dau. of the said Susanne. He d. 20 Dec. 1571, and his widow
ic-married 1 Oct. 1572, Pliilippe de Bailley; issue,

I. Pierre. jt

I. Marie, bapt. 15 Sept. 1571, at St. Sauveur, d. unm. r

He was s. by his son,

Pierre le Eiolet, dit l'Kermite, b. about 1563, of full age
in 15SS ; d. Nov. 1619, buried 30 Nov. at St. Helier. He ra.
l.st, Margaret, dau. of John Faultrart, who </. 9 Jan. 1596-7 ;
2ndly, 4 Nov. 1.598, Susanna, dau. of Sebastian, alias Jean
I'icquet. He left issue by his Ist wife,



I. Pierre, bapt. 15 Sept. 1588 ; buried 3 June, 1639, at St.
HeUer ; m. Sara le Febure, by whom he had issue, Pierre,
who d. s. p. 22 May, 1690, having vi. Susanna Gavey, dau.
of Nicholas.

II. Jean, bapt. 7 and buried 12 Jan. 1596-7 at St. Helier.
I. Marie. n. Susanne, d. young.

He left issue by his 2nd wife,

I. A dan., bapt. 23 July, 1606, at St. Helier.

It. Catherine, d. Oct. 20. iii. Elizabeth, d. young.

IV. FranQoise, m. 23 Nov. 1633, Michael Luce.

Jean Lermitte, dit le Eiolet, son of Pierre "le Viel," m.
Katherine, dau. of Jean Eomeril, by whom he had issue,

I. Radlin, of whom presently.

II. Isaac, of whom hereafter.

Eaulin le Eiolet, dit l'Kermite, d. before 1615, m. Eliza-
beth, dau. of Pierre le Geyt, by whom he left issue,
I. Pierre, mentioned as eldest son, 7 Oct. 1615; m. 24 Nov.
1602, Maria MoUet.

I. A dau., 1)1. Nicolas Mollet.

II. A dau., i/i. Jean Eouet, son ot Oliver.

III. Jeanne, m. Thomas Collet.

Isaac le Eiolet, dit l'Hee.\ute, bapt. before 1567, buried
21 Feb. 1625, at St. Helier, m. Katherine Mollet, by whom he
left issue,

I. Isaac, bapt. 20 March, 1586 ; bur. 7 Dec. 1661 ; m. 15
Dec. 1619, Jeanne, dau. and co-heir of Uriah Messervy
(Eegent of St. Manelier, 1602), by whom he had issue,

1 Marie, b. 17 Sept. 1620, d. s. p.

2 Jeanne, b. 27 Oct. 1624; d. 1693; m. Helier Bisson, and
had issue.

3 Catherine, b. 24 Oct. 1630, d. s.p.

II. Thomas, who succeeds.

m. Jeanne, d. 6 Feb. 1653, s. p.

I. Pathenne, d. 13 March, 1651, s.p.

II. Jeanne, 1)1. 13 Feb. 1628, Thomas, son of Thomas Romeril.

III. Catherine, in. 26 Nov. 1634, Jean, son of Thomas
Romeril.

IV. Marie, b. 1596 ; d. young.

Thomas le Riolet, dit l'Hermite; to, 1st, Jeanne, dau.
and heiress of Lawrence Coulomb (buried 31 Aug. 1638), by
whom he had issue,

I. Thomas, bapt. 22 and buried 29 July, 1632, at St.
Sauveur.

I. Martha, bapt. 15 Oct. 1629 ; to. Pierre, son of Thomas
Mourant. She was buried 17 Dec. 1676, at St. Sauveur.

II. Evanne, bapt. 26 Aug. 1635.
He m. 2ndly, and had issue,

II. Thomas, who s. him.

III. Mary, bapt. 23 Jan. buried Feb. 1641, at St. Sauveur.
Thomas le Riolet, dit l'Hermite, bapt. at St. Sauveur,

29 Oct. 1643, and buried there 22 Sept. 1707. He m. Sara, dau.
of Jean Briad, by whom he had issue,

I. Thomas, of whom presently.

II. Philip, of whom hereafter.

I. Marie. n. Sara.

Thomas le Rior„ET, dit l'Hermite, bapt. 14 May, 1682,
buried at St. Sauveur, 1 Aug. 1725, m. '26 Jan. 1708, Elizabeth,
dau. of — le Breton, who was buried 17 Jan. 1751, by whom he
had issue,

I. Thomas, bapt. 23 Jan. 1710; d. s. p. 9 April, 1749.

II. Philip, bapt. 8 Feb. 1712; d. s. p. 24 Jan. 1777.

III. Jean, bapt. 11 Feb. 1715 ; buried 10 Feb. 1720, at St.
Sauveur.

IV. Jean, bapt. 7 Nov. 1725 ; iii. Elizabeth Payn, by whom
he had issue,

1 Jean, bapt. 10 Dec. 1755. at St. Helier.

1 Catherine, d. young in March, 1755.

2 Elizabeth. 3 Marie.

His brother,

Philippe le Riolet, dit l'Hermite, bapt. 23 IMarch, 1683, at
St. Sauveur, and buried there 12 June, 1752. He m. 1st, Eliza-
beth de St. Croix, who was buried 30 Sept. 1729, at St. Sauveur,
by whom he had, among other issue,

I. Philip, who succeeds.

II. Thomas, bapt. 4 Oct. 1713, buried 10 Nov. following at
St. Sauveur.

III. Jean, b. 11 Oct. d. 3 Nov. 17«0.

IV. Thomas, b. 11, (i'. 30 Oct. 1720.

V. Jean, 6. 27 Jan. 1722; buried 20 Aug. 1781, in. 2 Nov.
1748, at St. Helier, Catherine Marett, by whom he had J
issue,

1 Catherine, d. young.

2 Jeanne, b. 3 Aug. 1786, m. 1st, 21 Feb. 1779, Henry \e^
Cras ; 2ndly, — Enouf, and left issue.

3 Elizabeth, to. Philippe, son of Elias le Geyt, and had
issue.

4 Catherine, m. Philippe Queree.
I. Elizabeth, d. young. ii. Marie.
III. Rachael, m. Frangois Bisson.



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THE LANDED GENTRY.



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1187



He m. 2iidly, 15 May, 1731, Jeanne Bisson, ■nho was buried 4
March, 1776, by whom he had issue,

VI. Elias, b. 17 Aug. 1733.

IV. Jeanne, d. young. v. Jeanne, d. young.

The eldest son,

Philip le Eiolet, dit L'HEr.MiTE, came to England and
Tesided at Stratford Green, in the parish of West Ham, co.
Esses, changing the spelling of his name to Lermitte. He was
bapt. 2-5 Nov. 1711, at St. Saviour's Church, Jersey ; d. 7th and
buried 13 July, 1782, aged 71, at West Ham (M. I.), leaving issue
Tjy Sarah, his wife, who d. 1 Aug. 1789, and was buiied at West
Ham,

I. Isaac, who d. abroad after 1791.

II. Thomas, who succeeds.

III. Richard, of Stratford Green and Gorleston, co. Suffolk,
h. 7 March, 1751 ; d. 12 April, 1843, aged 92, m. 7 Aug.
1787, Sarah Foster, who d. 19 Dec. 1833, and had issue,

1 George, of Lower Clapton, co. Middlesex, d. s. p. 8
June, 1845, to. 1 Oct. 1833, his cousin, Emma, dau. of
Thomaa Lermitte, Esq., who d. 12 Feb. 1865.

2 Frederick Foster, 6. 26 Oct. 1794, d. 3 May, 1795.
1 Matilda, d. v.nm. 15 July, 1875, at Gorleston.

I. Sara, m. Joen Lewis, Esq. of the City of London, and had
issue. Among others, the youngest dau. Amelia, m. 5 Aug.
1826, diaries, son ot Henry Locock, Esq., M.D., F.E.S.,
D.C.L., Oxford, created a baronet 5 May, 1857.

Thomas Lebmitte, of Colney Hatch, co. Middlesex, the second
son, b. 1748, d. 24 March, 1826 ; m. 16 Feb. 1786, Sarah, dau. of
Thomas Aitkinson, of Maryland Point, co. Essex, and by her
<who d. 19 Nov. 1829) had issue,

I. James, of whom presently.

II. Frederick, of Twickenham, co. Middlesex, o. 18 May,
1797; d. 14 May, 1870, m. 1st, Zd Aug. 1828, Caroline, dau.
of Stephen Stock Gower, Esq. of Wethersfleld, co. Suffolk,
who d. 22 May, 1840, by whom he had issue,

1 Frederick Augustus Lermitte, of Windsor, Canada
Vv'est, b. 25 July, 1832 ; d. in Canada, 7 Dec. 1868. He
m. 1.5 Sept. 1866, Esther Ann, dau. of Capt. Edward
Stephens, K.N., ot Southampton, by whom he had
issue,

1 Frederick William. 2 Charles Gower.

3 Henry Rhodes. 4 Edward.

1 Caroline. 2 Ettie.

1 Ellen, m. 24 Jan. 1861, William Francis Abery Jennings,
Esq. of Twickenham, co. Middlesex. He d. s. p. 10 July,
1872.

He TO. 2ndly, 29 July, 1141, Jane, dau. of Henry Pinckard,
Esq. of Great Kussell Street, London, by whom he had issue,

2 Emmeline, to. 24 Sept. 1863, Eichard Charles Butler
Clough, of Ty Maior, co. Denbigh.

3 Ameha, m. 28 April, 1863, John Coles, Esq. of Kotting
Hill, CO. Middlesex.

4 Clara Jane, m. 10 Jan. 1877, Eev. Eobert Henry Lath-
bury, M.A., Eector of Denham, co. Bucks.

I. Emma (twin with Frederick), d. s. p. 12 Feb. 1865. She
m. 1st, 11 June, 1829, Charles Thompson, Esq. of Stamford
Hill, CO. Middlesex, who d. 19 Oct. Io30 ; 2ndly, 1 Oct. 1833,
her cousin, George Lermitte, Esq. of Lower Clapton, co.
Middlesex, who d. 8 June, 1845.

II. Sophia, d. 23 Feb. 1882, ra. 31 May, 1824, James, son of
John Rhodes, Esq. of Cromwell Hall, Finchley, co. Mid-
dlesex, and had issue.

The eldest son,

James Lermitte, of Friern Barnet and Finchley, co. Middle-
sex, b. 9 Oct. 1787, d. 2 July, 1861, m. 27 April, 1814, Elizabeth
Stainforth, dau. of John Rhodes, Esq. of Cromwell Hall, Finch-
ley, and by her (who d. 15 Feb. 1883) had issue,

I. James Henkt, nowof Knightons.

II. Edwin Walker, of MusweU Hill, co. Middlesex, 5. 11 July,
1824. m. 1 July, 1852, Jane, dau. of James Corrie, Esq. of
Finchley, M.D., and d. 16 April, 1888, leaving issue,

1 Eebecca Jane, ra. 4 June, 1874, Charles Henry, son of
Charles Edward Mudie, Esq. of MusweU Hill, co. Middle-
sex. He d. s. ii. 13 Jan. 1879.

I. Emma, ra. 2 Feb. 1852, Lieut. -Col. George Green, of the
84th Eegt. and d. 29 Oct. 1891. He d. s.p. 6 Feb. 1855.

II. Sibylla, d. young, 14 Aug. 1819. m. Eliza.

IV. Mary Ann, m. 1st, 7 Oct. 1858, Major Spier Hughes, of
the !!'4th Regt. He d. 8 Nov. 1863, leaving issue. She ra.
2ndly, 23 Jan. 1868, Lieut.-Col. Thomas Edward Leslie
Higgitison, late of the Madras Staff Corps, who d. 25 Dec.
1891.

Armx — Vert., a string of nine beads or chevronwise between
three cinquefoils arg., in the centre a garb or. Crest — A hermit
habited in i-usset, resting the dexter hand on a staff ppr.,
holding in the sinister hand a cross patt^e from the wrist a
rosary or. il/o(Jo— Dieu le veut.

■s •■i— Knightons, Finchley. Residence— 119, Marine Parade,
Brighton.



liESCHER OF BOYLES COURT.

Lescheh, Joseph Francis, Esq. of Boyles Court,
Essex, J.P. and D.L. cos. Essex, London, Middle-
sex, and Westminster, High Sheriff 1885-86, b. 6
Aug. 1842 ; s. his father 1871 ; m. 7 May, 1875,
Mira Charlotte, only child of Capt. Wm. Hankey,
9th Lancers, by Charlotte Cecile his wife, dau. of
the Marquis d'Estampes, and has issue,

I. Mira Monica Beata, b. 28 May, 1876.

II. Vironica Phelomena, b. 18 Sept. 1891.

Liineagre. — This family is of Alsatian extraction, and has
been seated in Essex since 1620.

Joseph Samuel Leschek, Esq. of Boyles Court, J. P., D.L.,
and High Sheriff 1862 (son of Joseph Francis Lescheb, Esq.
of Boyles Court, J.P. and D.L., who d. 1S29), was b. 1796;
TO. Martha, dau. of John Hoy, Esq. of Stoke Lower House,
Suffolk, and had issue,

I. Joseph Francis, now of Boyles Court.

II. Edmund Charles.

I. Josephine Mary, to. J. Barry FarreU, Esq. of Glendarra,
CO. Wexford.

II. Winefrede Marj-, m. Walter Pyke, Esq. of Burderveau,
CO. Cornwall.

III. Anastatia Jane, m. Signor Don J. de Artime.

IV. Walburga Maria, m. Col. \V. Southwell Curzon, E.H.A.

V. Teresa Mary")

VI. Mary > in religion.

VII. PhilomenaJ

VIII. Agatha Mary.

Hec^. 1871.

Arms — Or, across gu. onachief az. astork arg. beaked and
legged of the second. Crest — In front of a bugle-horn sa., a
dexter arm embowed in armour ppr. garnished or, entwined by
a serpent, the hand grasping a dagger fessways, the point
towards the dexter also ppr., pommel and hilt or. 3Iotto —
Singulariter in spe.

Seat — Boyles Court, near Brentwood, Essex.

Ciui— Eeform.



LESLIE OF BALaUHAIN.

Leslie, Charles Stephen, Esq. of Balquhain
and Fetternear, co. Aberdeen, Hassop, co. Derby,
and Slindon, co. Sussex, J.P. and D.L., b. 28 April,
1832 ; m. 1853, Jane, dau. of J. Rounding, Esq.,
and has surviving issue.

I. Charles Eadcliffe Aloysius (Slindon, co. Sussex), J.P.,
Capt. and Hon. Maj. 3rd Batt. Eoyal Susses Eegt., b.
May, 1359 ; m. 1880, Katherine Georgiana, 2nd dau. of
Harvey Drummond, Esq.

II. John Cuthbert, 6. April, 1869.

I. Violet Winefrede Mary Margaret.

II. Dorothy. in. Mary Joseph Frances.

IV. Mary Teresa, ra. 1889, Major John Charles Farrell, Eoyal
Sussex Eegt.

Lineag-e. — The Scotch branch of the Leslies of Balquhain
became extinct in 1739, on the death of Ernest, Count Leslie,
who was s. by Anthony, Count Leslie, from Austria, but on
his succeeding to his paternal estates in Austria, in 1760
(where he d. s. p. 1802), the Scotch estates passed, according
to the entail, to Peter Leslie-Grant, grandson of the 2nd
dau. of Count Patrick Leslie, of Balquhain. Peter Leslie-
Grant d. s. 2J. 1775, and was s. by

Patrick Leslie Duguid, of Auchinhove, son of Theresa, 3rd
dau. of Count Patrick Leslie. The Duguids are an old family,
tracing their descent from at least 1470. Their Castle of Auchin-
hove, near Aboyne, was destroyedin the year 1745 by the Duke
of Cumberland's soldiers, the wife and children of the proprietor
being turned out under circumstances of the greatest cruelty,
and the house burnt before their eyes. Mr. Leslie Duguid d.
1777, and was s. by his son,

John Leslie, b. 1751 ; m. 1774, Violet, dau. of John Dalyell,
Esq. of Barncrosh, co. Kirkcudbright, by whom he had,

Ernest Patrick, his successor.
John, in the Austrian Service, lost at sea, 1803.
James Michael, who «. his nephew, John Edward.
Charles Joseph, who s. his brother, James Michael.
Anthony Andrew, d.s.p). Edward, d.s.p.

Francis, d. s.p. Louis Xavier, d.s. p.

Amelia Mary, vi. 1801, Alexander Eraser, Esq. of Strichen,
whose son became Lord Lovat.
Harriet, d. unm. Teresa, d. v.nm.

Helen, d. unm. Margaret Violet Winefrede, d. vnm.

Mr. Leslie d- 1823, aged 77, and was s. by his son,
Ernest Leslie, 6. 1775, an officer in the Austrian Service;

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he m. 1S12, Fanny, dau. of Emanuel, Baron Stilfried, by whom
he had,

John Edwakd, his successor.

Augusta, d. unm. at Prague. 1837.

Mary, m. 1839, her cou3;n, Edward, Baron Stilfried.

Ernest Leslie d. at Frankfort-ou-Maine, 183C, and was «. by his
son,

John Edward Leslie, an officer in the Austrian Service, who
d. unm. 19 Aug. 1S44, and was s. by his uncle,

James Michael Leslie, J. P. and D.L., who d. unm. l!349,
and was «. by his brother,

Col. Charles Leslie, K.H., b. 17S5; ;)!. 1st, 1836, Mary,
d.ui. of Major-Gen. Sir Charles HoUoway, and by her (who d.
1S32) had one surviving son,

Charles Stephen, his successor.
Col. Leslie m. 2ndly, Dorothy Eyre, who became, on the death
of her brother Francis, in 1S52, heiress of Hassop, co. Derby,
and Slindon, Sussex. She d. Nov. 1853, leaving all her estates
to her husband. Col. Leslie d. at Slindon House, 10 Jan. 1870,
in the both year of his age, and was s. by his son, Charles
Stephe.n Leslie, Esq., now of Balquhain.

v4?-/!i«— Leslie -. arg., on a fess az. three buckles or ; Duguid :
az., three crosses patt^e arg. CVf.sis— Leslie : A griffin's head
ppr. ; DrsDiD: A dove with olive branch in beak all ppr.
Jlottots — Leslie: Grip fast: Dugdid: Patientia et spe.

Seats — Fetternear House, Kennay, co. Aberdeen; Hassop
Hall, BakeweU, co. Derby ; Slindon House, Arundel, Sussex.



Note. — For the previous history of the Leslie family, sre a
very curious old work called the "Laurus LesUeana," published
at Gratz, 1692, and compiled from family documents. It was
written by the Rev. William Leslie, S.J., brother of Count
James Leslie, in Austria. See also Historical Records of tin
Family of Leslie, by Col. Leslie, K.H., 1869.



LESLIE OF WARTHILL.

Abbtjthnot-Leslie, Geoege, Esq. of Wartbill,
CO. Aberdeen, J. P. and D.L., formerly Lieut. Scots
Greys, b. 18.52 ; m. 1875, Mary Rose, eldest dau.
of the late William Leslie, Esq. of WartliilJ, and
lias issl^e,

William Douglas Leslie, 6. 1878.

Lineag'e. — Alexander Leslie, 1st of Wardes, eldest son

of WiUiam Leslie, 4th Baron of Balquhain, by Agnes Irvine,

his 2nd wife, got two holly leaves added to his armorial bear-

• ings as a distinctive mark of his family. He m. the heretrix

of Balcomie, co. Fife, and had a son and heir.

John Leslie, of Wardes, m. 1st, a dau. of Stuart, Bishop
of Moray, who d. s. p. ; 2ndly, Margaret Crichton, dau. of the
Baron of Frendraught, by whom he had an only son, who
«. him, named Alexander, whose descendants continued the
Wardes' succession, and his great-grandson John, 6th Baron,
was included amongst the first creation of Xova Scotia
Baronets, 1C25 ; 3rdly, a dau. of Forbes, of Echt, by w



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