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Lineag'e. — "The family of Railces," say.s Bigland, " was
settled at Kingston-upon-Hull, and other places in co. York,
at a very remote period."

Of three brothers, i. Richard ; ii. Thomas ; and in. Robert
Eaikes, living at Hull in 1610, Thomas bore a prominent part
in the important transactions, of which that town was tlie
scene at the commencement of the civil war. Having first
served the office of Mayor 1633, he was again elected 1642.

Egbert Eaikes (eldest son of Eev. Timothy Eaikes,* Vicar
of Tickhill and llessle, co. York, by Sarah Partridge his wife,
grandson of Kev. Richard Eaikes, Vicar of Hessle, and great-
grandson of Richard Eaikes, Merchant, of Hull, eldest of tlio
three brothers before mentioned) settled at Gloucester, andt/.
1757. He m. Mary, dau. of Rev. Richard Drew, of Nailsworth,
iind by her had one dau. Mary, to. Francis Newbury, Esq. of
lleathfield Park, Sussex, and five sons,

I. Egbert, of whom presently.

II. Eiehard (Kev.), a Prebendary of St. David's, m. and left
no issue.

HI. VViLLiAM, l>. 1 June, 1738 (see Eaikes of Treherfydd).

IV. Charles, of Hinxton, co. Cambridge, m. his cousin,
Eleanor Eaikes, and d. without issue.

V. Thomas, an eminent Merchant in London, Governor of
the )!ank, 1797, m. 1774, Charlotte, Uau. ot the Hon. Henry
Finch, and had issue,

1 Thomas.

2 Henry, Chancellor of the Diocese of Chester, m. 1809,
Augusta, dau. and heir of J.J. Whittington, Esq. of Gos-
ford Lodge, Suffolk, and d. 28 Nov. i&54, leaving issue
by her (who d. 181U),

Henry (see Raikes of Llwynefjrin).

George Whittington, Lieut.-C'ol., late Staff Officer of Pen-

Richard William, Capt. Madras Army, m. Mary Louisa,
dau. of Charles Walter, Esq. of Radford.

Cecilia, wife of Eev. David Stewart, Rector of Maidstone.

3 Richard Mee, m. 1814, Jane, dau. of Samuel Thornton,

4 George, deceased.

1 Charlotte Finch.

2 Georgiana, m. Lord William Fitzroy, and d. 1861.

3 Harriet, m. SirStratford Canning ("afterwards
ford de Redchffc), and d. 1»17.

The eldest son,

Robert Eaikes, of co. Gloucester, the well-known philan-
thropist and founder of Sunday Schools, m. 1767, Anne, only
dau. of Thomas Trigge, Esq. of Newnham, and left, with six
daus., two sons,

Robert Napier, of whom presently.

William Henry, Cul. in the Guards, b. 17815.

* Timothy, the youngest son of Rev. Timothy Eaikes, was
founder of the family of Eaikes of St. Petersbf-ryh.

Mr. Eaikes d. April, 1811, and was s. by his elder son.

Rev. Robert Napier Eaikes, Vicar of Longhope and Old
Sodbury, co. Gloucester, 6. 3 Nov. 1783 ; m. 13 Sept. 1810,
Caroline, dau. of the Very Rev. John Probyn, of Longhope
and Ncwland, co. Gloucester, Dean of Llandaff, by Anne his
wife, dau. of Eoynon Jones, Esq. of Hay Hill, Newnham, and
Nass House, Lydney, co. Gloucester, and had

I. William Napier, 6. Sept. 1811 ; d. Nov. 1833.

ir. Robert Napier, now of Bennington.

Ill Charles Lewis Napier, b. 1818 ; ^d. Aug. 1837.

IV. Henry Napier, b. 6 March, 1820; d. Nov. 1837.

v. Ladbroke, b. Nov. 1821; ./. May, 1842.

VI. Stanley Napier, of Hill Ash, J.P. co. Gloucester, late Col.
in H.M. Indian Army, 6. 16 June, 1824; w. 17 Feb. 1858,
Arabella Veronica, dau. of Rev. Charles Dighton, Vicar of
Longhope, and widow of .1. James, Esq.

VII. Edmund Napier, b. Oct. 1825; d. July, 1827.

I. Julia Maria m. 1838, Major-Gen. Sir Henry Gee Roberts,
K.C.B., of the Bombay Army.

II. Emma.

III. Caroline, in. June, 1841, John Henry Dighton, Esq.,
Capt. Indian Army, and has issue.

IV. Gertrude, ui. 20 Oct. 1847, Admiral Sir Thomas Eaikes
Trigge Thompson, 2nd Bart., who d. 26 Sept. 1865.

Arms — Arg., a chevron engrailed pean between three griffins'
heads erased sa., beaked ppr. ,the neck charged with an ermine
spotarg. Crest — .A griffin's head erased, as in the arms. Motto
— Ilonestum praiferre utili.

Sent — Benniijgton, Stevenage.

Residence — The Tons, Godalming, Surrey.


Eaikes, Egbert, Esq. of Treherfydd, co. Brecon,
J.P. and D.L., High Slieriff co. Brecon 1851, and
J.P. CO. Oxford, M.A. Oxford, h. 18 Oct. 1818; m.
23 June, 1841, Frances, 2nd dau. of the late Sir
William Elias Taunton, one of the Judges of the
Cotirt of King's Bench, and has issue,
I. Egbert Taunton (Harpsden Court, Henley-on-Thames),
M.A. of Merton Coll. Oxford, J.P. for co. Brecon, b. 15
April, 1843; to. 1st, 20 Aug. 1868, Sophia Jane, 2nd dau.
of Henry Munro, Esq.,M.D. ; she d. 7 April, 1872, leaving
issue, Frederick Monro, h. 1 April, 1872. He m, 2ndly,
2 Jan. 1878, Eosa Margaret, 4th dau. of Henry William
Cripps, Esq., Q.C., of Beechwood, Great Marlow, and has
issue, Cuthbert Taunton, b. 10 Nov. 1878; Lawrence
Taunton, b. 9 May, 1882 ; Geoffrey Taunton, h. 7 April,
1884; Eobert Henry Taunton, 6. 23 Aug. 1885; Wilfrid
Taimton, h. 4 July, 1892; Marg.aret Taunton, 6. 24 Oct.
1879; Hilda Taunton, b. 11 March, 1881; Dorothy Taun-
ton, b. 22 March, 1888.
I. Fanny.

Lineage. — William Eaikes, Esq., an eminent Merchant
in London, b. 1 June, 1738, 2nd son of Egbert Eaikes, of
CO. Gloucester {sec preceding Memoir); in. 21 Oct. 1762, Martha
Pelly, only dau. of John Mathew, Esq. of West Ham, Essex,
and d. at Woodford, Essex, 15 Oct. 1800, aged 63, leaving

William Mathew, b. 1763: m, 1788, Elizabeth, dau. and

heir of John Reeves, Esq., by Elizabeth his wife, dau. of

Daniel Lysons, Esq. of Hempstead, but d. without issue,


Robert, of Welton.

Job Mathew, rn. Charlotte, dau. of Nathaniel Bayly, Esq.,

and d. 1830, leaving issue.
Mary Anne, m. Isaac Currie, Esq. of Bush Hill.
Martha, to. Eev. W. Kinleside.
Chariotte, m. Brice Pearse, Esq. of Munkham, Essex.

The 2nd son,

Robert Raikes, Esq. of Welton House, 6. 31 Aug. 1765,
J. P., D.L., High Sheriff of Essex 1802; m. 4 Nov. 1789, Anne,
only dau. of Thomas Williamson, Esq. of Welton House, co.
York, and by her (through whom he became possessed of
Welton) had

I. Thomas, his heir.

n. Robert, of East Dale, Erough, co. York, J.P. and D.L.,
b. 26 Oct. 1801; m. 1st, 1827, Eleanor Catharine, eldest
dau. of Admiral Puget, and had issue,

1 Robert William, b. 8 Nov. 1828.

2 Arthur, /;. 7 April, 1831.

3 Henry Puget, b. 16 Sept. 1834.

4 Frederick Walter, b. 7 Nov. 1841.

1 Ellen Anna. 2 Annette Cecilia.

:i Clara Gertitide.

He 7/i. 2ndly, Catherine, dau. of M. Hart. Esq.
1. Martha, d. 24 Aug. 1797. ■





. n. Anne Louisa, to. 3 Nov. 1831, Rev. Cliirles Henry Lut-

widge, M.A.
The elder son,

Thomas Eaikes, Esq. of Welton, J. P., 6. C Sept. 1790 ;
tn. 1st, 21 May 1816, Elizabeth Frances, dau. and heiress of
Thomas Armstrong, Esq. of Castle Armstrong, King's co.,
and by her (who d. 11 May, 1824) had issue,
EoBERT, now of Treberfydd.

Thouiaf, Major-Gen., late Col. Madras Fusiliers, C.B., b. 26
Oct. 1823; m. 1st, 26 Oct. 1848, Leonora Jane, eldest dau.
and co-heir of Thomas Digby, E?q., and by her (who d. 11
May, 1869) had issue, 1 Xiiomas Ligby, 6. 30 Nov. 1849; 2
Francis William, d. young ; 1 Edith Mary Leonora, m. 1st,
W. J. Tyrrell, Esq., who d. 1873, and 2ndJy, A. W. Morrice,
Esq. ; 2 Ethel La Touche. He m. 2adly, Catherine, dau.
of Admiral Hargood; d. 1881.
Frederick, d. in infancy.

Grace Louisa, ?n. 10 June, 1841, Rev. Robert W. Hippisley,
Rector of Stow-on-the-WoId, and had issue, two sons and
five daus. She d. 20 Jan. 1892.

Anne, m. T. A. F. Reynolds, Esq. ; she d. s. p. Feb. 1864.
He TO. 2ndly, 17 Feb. 1825, Elizabeth Frances, eldest dau. of
Charles Lutwidge, Esq., Collector of Customs at Hull, and
had issue,

Charles, H.E.I.C.S., Lieut.-Col. R.A., b. 27 Nov. 1828; to.
Mary Frances, dau. of William Bateman, Esq., d. s. p.
Elizabeth Lucy, m. J. W. F. Lowthorpe, Esq., and d. having
had issue, two sons and one dau.

Mr. Thomas Raikes d. 21 Aug. 1856.

Anns — Arg., a chevron engrailed pcan between three griffins'
heads erased sa., beaked ppr., the neck charged with an ermine
spot arg. Ci-est — A griflin's head as in the arms. Motto —
Honestum praeferre utili.

S^.at — Treberfydd, co. Brecon. Residence — Harpsden Court,


Eaikes, Henet St. John Digbt, Esq. of
Llwynegrin, co. Mint, J. P. and D.L., B.A. Trin.
Coll. Camb., Barrister-at-Lavv ; b. 23 Dec. 1863 ;
in. 25 July, 1889, Annie Lucinda, dau. of Major-
Oen. Daniel II. Mackinnon, 16th Lancers, and
grand-dau. of Thomas Eobert, 4th Darou Dims-

Xiineagre. — Henkt Eaikes, Esq. of Lhvynegrin, Barrister-
at-LnH, Deputy-Chairman of Quarter Sessions for co. Flint,
Registrar of the Diocese of Chester (.see Raikes of Bennington),
i>. 1811 ; TO. 29 Oct. 1836, Lucy Charlotte, youngest dau. of
the Ven. Francis Wrangham, F.ll.S., Archdeacon of East
liiding CO. York, and had issue,

Henkt Cecil (Right Hon.), of Llywynegrin.

Francis William, 6. 2 Feb. 1842; m. Diana Mary Howard,
dau. of Capt. Howard Barber.

George Whittington, 6. 8 June, 1846; 7n. Alice Marian, dau.
of Peter Ewart, Esq. of Hoole Bank, co. Chester.

Charles Edward, 6. 25 April, 1848; d. unm. 1864.

Arthur Stewart, 6. 18 June, 16.^6.

Charlotte Annie, m. Thomas Jones, Esq. of Llancrchrugog
Hall, CO. Denbigh; d. 1870.

Agnes Augusta, m. Rev. Digby Strangways Wrangham,
"Vicar of Darrington, co. York.

Lucy Dorothea.

Caroline Louisa, m. R. Beaumont Pipon, Esq. of Beaumont,
Jersey, Comm. E.N., who d. ISsil.

Emily Marion, 7n. Lieut.-Col. Philip Yorkc, late King's Own
Mr. Raikes d. 25 Oct. 1863, and was s. by his son,

The Right Hon. Henry Cecil Eaikes, P.C, of Llwyne-
grin, M.A. Trin. Coll. Camb., J.P. and D.L., M.P. for Chester
from 1868 to 1880, for Preston Feb. to Nov. 1882, for Cam-
bridge University 1882 to 1891, Chairman of Ways and Means
and Deputy-Speaker of the House of Commons from 1874 to
1880, b. 25 Nov. 1838 ; to. 26 Sept. 1861, Charlotte, 4th dau. of
Charles Blayney Trevor-Eoper, Esq. of Plasteg, co. Flint, and
had issue,

I. Henry St. John Digby, now of Llwynegrin.

II. Francis Edward, b. 7 June, 1870.

III. Cecil Dacre Staveley, b. 29 May, 1874.

IV. Thomas Algernon, 6. 23 Aug. 1876.

V. Arthur Whittington, b. 27 Nov. 1877.

I. Alice Theodora. Ii. Blanche Amabel.

III. Edith Gertrude. iv. Lucy Violet.

The Right Hon. Henry Cecil Raikes d. 24 Aug. 1891, and was
«. by his eldest son.

Amis — Quarterly : 1st and4th,arg.,achevron engrailed pean
between three griffins' heads erased sa., beaked ppr., the neck
charged with an ermine spot arg., for Eaikes; 2ad and 3rd,

arg., a chevron between three griffins gu., for Whittingto.v.
Motto — F^uturi cautus.

&at— Llwynegrin, Mold, co. Flint.

Toicn Mesidence— 13, Lower Belgrave Street, S.W.



Anniston House, co. Forfar, J.P. and D.L. for For-
far, late Brevet-Major E.H.A., and retired Hon.
Lieut.-Col., b. 17 May, 1839 ; m. 7 Aug. 1877,
Kathleen Georgina, only dau. of the late Hon.
Walter Arbuthnott, of Hatton, Montrose, N.B., 2nd
son of John, 8th Viscount Arbuthnott, and has issue,

■Walter Garnet, 6. 16 Nov. 1878.

Eileen Anna Arbuthnott, 6. 16 July, 1880.

liineagre. — This is a branch of the ancient family of Rait
of Halgr<:en, co. Kincardine, said to be descended from a Ger-
man of the district of Rhoetia (whence called Rait or Rhat),
who, in the days of Malcolm II., came to Scotland with Keith,
predecessor to the Earl Marischal ,and got some lands in the
shire of Nairn, where he built a castle, and called it by his own
name. In the reign of David II., Rait of Uras, who was the
King's Shield Bearer, acquired certain property in the parish
of Dunnotar, of which mention is made of the King granting
confirmation in 1383. In the reign of Balliol, mention is
made of Sir George Rait de OSdem ; and in the days of Alex-
ander III., Rait went to the Holy Wars, with the King of
France (but some suppose It Keith, not Rait). In the reign
of King Robert III., Sir Archibald Eait, of that ilk, for the
slaughter of the Thane of Caddell, was forced to fly from that
part of the country, and live in the Mearns, under the protec-
tion of the Lord. Keith. His son,

Mark Rait, m. the heretrix of Hallgreen, then called Don-
nante, and after her death, without issue, m. a dau. of Ogilvio
of that ilk. He purchased the lands of Drumnay in the
Mearns; Boethe^ays, uponthe forfeiture of Cumming(Comyn?),
the King gave the half of the Earldom to Keith.

David Eait, to. a dau. of Murray of TuUibardine.

William Eait, to. a dau. of Sir Alexander Straiton.

David Rait, to. a dau. of Garden of Brackills.

William Eait, to. a dau. of Lundie, laird of Bonholm, and
was killed at the battle of Pinkie.

Wllliam Eait, to. a dau. of Garden of Leys Garden.

David Rait, m. the dau. of Straiton of that ilk.

William Rait, ra. a dau. of Douglass of Glenbervie.

William Eait, to. a dau. of Arbuthnott of that ilk.

William Eait, m. the dau. of Cricliton, laird of Euthven.

William Eait, m. Isobel, dau. of Douglass of Bridgeford ;
sold Halgreen in 1724, and his younger brother.

Dr. George Bait (progenitor of the Forfarshire family),
purchased Anniston in 1732, to. Catherine, dau. of Bishop
Douglas, of Dunblane, and had, with a dau., m. Sir Jamc.5
Eamsay, Bart, of Banff, co. Perth, one son,

William Rait, Esq., to. Agnes, eldest surviving dau. of
John Lyon, Esq. of Brigton, and had issue, a son, John,
of whom presently, and a dau. Lilias, m. John Gray, Esq. of
Ballagero, co. Perth. The son,

John Eait, Esq. of Anniston, m. 26 March, 1799, Elizabeth,
dau. of James Guthrie, Esq. of Craigie, co. Forfar, and by her
(who d. 5 Feb. 1814), had issue,

James, of Anniston,

Agnes, TO. 7 Nov. 1837, George Clarke Arbuthnott, Esq. of
Muvisbank, near Edinburgh, 2nd son of Sir William
Arbuthnott, 1st Bart., and d. 12 March, 1842.

Emily, m. Patrick George Moncreiffe Skene, Esq. of Pitlour
and Hallyards, co. Fife.

Mr. Rait d. 1825, and was s. by his son,

James Rait, Esq. of Anniston House, J.P. and D.L., Capt.
15th Hussars, Major Forfarshire Militia, Lieut.-Col. Spanish
Legion, 6. 20 Nov. 1805; m. 17 July, 1838, Lady Clementina
Drummond Ogilvy, 2nd dau. of David, 6th Earl of Airlie, and
by her (who d. 16 Oct. 1848) had issue,

I. Arthur John, now of Anniston House.

II. William Eait, b. 23 July, 1847.

I. Atjnes, in. 7 Oct. 1862, Henry Fullerton Lindsay Carnegie,
Esq. of Spynie, co. Elgin, and Boysack, co. Fortar.

II. Gertrude Jean.

Mr. Rait d. 22 Feb. 1877, and was s. by his eldest son.

Arms — Or, a cross engrailed sa. Cresi— An anchor ppr.
il/o«o— Spero meliora.

ii£(i(— Anniston House, Arbroath, N.B.






Ealli, Pandeli, Esq. of Crauleigh, co. Surrey,
J.P. for Surrey and co. of London, D.L. co. Dorset,
:\r.P. for Bridport 1S75-SO, for WalUngford 1880-5;
I. 28 May, ISio.

Xiinea^e. — This family, of Genoese origin, settled about
the L'ltli or ICth century, in the isKind of Scio (Chios), which
bec.ime part of tlie Ottoman Empire after the taking of Con-
stantinople in 14,')3. The family remained in Chios until the
great niass.icre of its inhabitants by the Turkish troops in
April. 1S'21 ; many of the family perished then, and all family
dociunents, plate, and possessions were destroyed. The sur-
vivors fled to France, England, and other European countries.
The live brothers Halli (sons of Stephen Ralli, and Julia, his
\vife\ then founded the mercantile house of Kalli Brothers,
still existing. The descendants of four of the brothers, Tantia,
Thomas, Augustus, and Eustace, are all settled, since 1621,
in England. One branch, the descendants of John Ralli, are
settled at Odessa.

Thomas Stephen Ralli, Esq. of London (son of Stephen
Ralli, who d. 1826, and Julia, his wife, d. 1348), m. 12 May,
1833, Mary, dau. of Pandeli Argenti, of Marseilles, and by ber
(who d. 20 Dec. 1S80) had, with other issue,

Pandeli, now of Cranleigh.

Janie, m. 15 July, 1868, Hon. Richard Charles Moreton, 9th
son of Henrj- George Francis, 2nd Earl of Ducie (see
BrRKE's Peerage, DuciE, E.).
Mr. Ralli d. 20 Oct. 1858.

Arms — Az., a lion ramp, arg., sem6 of lozenges of the field,
in chief a crescent between two crosses couped of the second.
Crest— A lion ramp, arg., seme of lozenges and boding between
the paws a cross couped az.

i'titt— Alderbrook, Cranleigh, Guildford.

Eam, Edwaed Digby Stopfoed, Esq. of
Clonattin, co. Wexford, b. 29 Dec. 1868 ; educated
at Marlborough and at St. John's Coll. Oxford.

Lineagre.— Eight Rev. Thomas Ram, D.D., Bishop of
Ferns and Leighlin, 6. at Windsor in 1564, was educated at
Eto", and at King's Coll. Camb., whence, having taken the
degree of Master of Arts, he went to Ireland as Chaplain to
Robert Devereux, Earl of Essex, in 1599. The next year he
was made Dean, first of Cork, and then of Ferns. He was
consecrated Bishop of Ferns and Leighlin in Christ Church,
Dublin, 2 May, 1605. On the plantation of Wexford in 1615, by
James I., he obtained a grant of lauds, which descended to his
children. He m. 1st, Jane Gilford, widow of Mr. Thompson,
and had one son and four daus.,

I Thomas (Very Rev.), M.A., appointed Dean of Ferns, 11
Feb. 1626; d. s. p.

I. Grace.

:i. Susan, m. Very Rev. Robert Wilson, Dean of Ferns.

III. Jane, m. Ven. Richard Jennings, Archdeacon of Ferns.

IV. Anne, m. John Allen, Esq. of Stonehouse, co. Wexford.

The Bishop m. 2ndly, Anne, dau. of Robert Bowen, Esq. of
Bally Adams, Queen's co. (seeBowES oj Courtwood), and had
further issue,

II. Robert (Rev.), B.A., Prebendary of Crosspatrick or Kil-
common. Diocese of Ferns ; d. s. p.

III. Abel, of whom hereafter.

IV. Heniy, d. s. p.

V. Elizabeth, ra. Rev. William Hewetson, Rector of St.
Werburgh's, Dublin.

The Bishop d. of apoplexy in Dublin, 24 Nov. 1634, at 70
years of age, during the session of a Convocation there, whence
his body was conveyed to Gorey, co. Wexford, and deposited
in a "fair marble tomb, in a chapel built by himself." His
3rd son,

Abel Ram, Esq. of Ramsfort and Clonattin, s. to the estates,
and m. Eleanor, dau. of George Andrews, D.D., Bishop of
F'erns and Leighlin, by whom (who d. 24 June, 1686) he had

I. Abel (Sir), his successor.

II. Andrew, of Dublin, m. 12 Dec. 1678, Elizabeth, dau. of
William Hayes, Esq., by whom (who d. 24 June, 1681) he
had one son, Thomas, who rf. s. p. (will proved 8 Ncv.

1. Jane. ii. FrideswiJe.

HI. Anne.
Mr. Ram d. 1 1 June, 1676, and was s. by his son.

Sib Abel Ram, Knt. ot Ramsfort and Clonattin, Sheriff of
Dublin 1673, and Lord Mayor 1684, m. 1667, Eleanor, dau. of

Stephen Palmer, Esq. of Dublin, by whom (who d. 31 Oct.
1737) he had issue,
I. Abel, his successor. ii. Stephen, rf. s. p.

III. George. iv. Samuel. v. Andrew.
VI. Thomas. vii. .loshua.

I. Ellinor. ii. Elizabeth. in. Rebecca.

IV. Cassandra. v. Anne.

Sir Abel d. 1692, and was ,«. by his eldest son,

Abel Ram, Esq. of Ramsfort and Clonattin, M.P. for Gorey
1692, m. 1702, Sarah, only dau. of Thomas Humfreys, of
London, Merchant, by whom (who d. April, 1747) he had

I. Abel, his heir.

II. Humfreys, M.P. for Gorey, ra. 3 May, 1738, the only dau.
of William Hawkins, Esq., Serjeant-at-Law, and by her
(who d. in London, 16 Oct. 1769, aged 56) had issue,

1 Stephen, successor to his uncle. 2 Abel.

3 George Andrew.

1 .Mary, m. |1777, Robert Doyne, Esq. of Wells, co. Wex-
ford (see that famiiii), and d. 1826.

III. Andrew, M.P. co. Wexford 1755, to whom his brother
Abel bequeathed the Clonattin part of the estates. He was
l>. 1711, and m. 14 Dec. 1752, Mary, dau. of John Digby,
Esq. (sie Bdrkes Peerarje, Digby, B.), of Landenstown, co.
Kiidare, by Mary his wife, only dau. of the Very Rev.
Jeremy Marsh, Dean ot Kilmore, and grand-dau. of the
^lost Rev. Francis Marsh, Archbishop of Dublin, (see
Maksh of Spring ruov.nt;, and dying 1793, was s. by his

Abel, of Clonattin, Lieut.-Col. Wexford Militia, M.P. for
Duleek 1780, and subsequently for the co. Wexford, m.
1775, Elizabeth, dau. of Joseph Stopford, Esq., brother
of James, 1st Earl of Courtown (by Anne his wife, dau.
of Knightley Chetwode, Esq. of Woodbrook, Queen's co.),
and d. 1830, having had issue,

1 Abel John, of Clonattin, b. 26 June, 1776; m. 11 Aug.
1803, Frances Anne, dau. of John Port, Esq. of Ham
Hall, CO. Stafford (by Mary his wife, dau. of John
1) Ewes, Esq. of Wellesbourne, co. Warwick (sas
Granville of ]i'(lUsbour,ie), and d. v. p. 3 Nov. 1823,
leaving by her (who d. 4 Nov. i860), with two daus.
(Harriet Elizabeth Mary and i" ranees Mary Anne), a

Rev. Abel John Ram, of Clonattin, Rector of Itolles-
ton, Burton-on-Trenr, co. Stafford, Hon. Caion of
Rochester Cathedral, b. 30 May, 1804; m. 11 ipril,
1833, Lady Jane Stopford, dau. of James George, Srd
Earl of Courtown, K.P. (by Lady Mary Montagu
Scott his wife, eldest dau. of Henry, 3id Duke of
Buccleuch, K.G.), and d. 18 Aug. 1883, leaving by
her (who d. 28 Dec. 1873).

I. George Stopford (Rev.), M.A. Oxford, of
Clonattin, Vicar of St. Peter's, Bournemouth, 6. IS
June, 1838 ; m. 23 May, 1866, Hon. Charlotte Anne
O'Brien, dau. of Lucius, 13th Lord Inchiquin, and
d. 19 Nov. 1889, having had issue,

1 Edward Digby Stopford, now of Clonattin.

2 George Montagu, b. 11 May, 1881.

3 Abel Bernard, twin with George, d. young.

1 Mary Frances Jane.

2 Evelyn Charlotte.

3 Geraldine Louisa.

4 Kathleen Lucy.

5 Winifred. 6 Dorothy.
7 Margorie.

II. Abel John, of 3, Chester Square, S.W., and 3,
King's Uench Walk, Temple, Barrister-at-Law of
the Inner Temple, Recorder of Hanley, co. Stafford,
M.A. Oxford, 6. 21 Sept. 1842; vi. 23 April, 1874,
Hon. Mary Grace O'Brien, 3rd dau. of Lucius,
13th Lord Inchiquin, and has issue, Abel, b. and
<l. 12 Oct. 1875; Lucius Abel John Granville, b.
24 June, 1885; Elen Augusta; Irene Mary

III. Robert Digby (Rev.), M.A. Cambridge, 'Vicar of
Hampton, Middlesex, b. '24 Jan. 1844; m. 15 Sept.
1877, Mary, only dau. of George Edward Anson,
Esq., C.B., Keeper of the Privy Purse to the Queea
(by Hon. Georgina Mary Harbord his wife, dau. of
Edward, 3rd Lord Suffield, Bedchamber Woman to
the Queen), and granddau. of Very Rev. Frederick
Anson, D.D., Dean of Chester, brother of Thomas,
1st Viscount Anson (who (L 1889), and has issue,
George Edward ; Frederick Montagu Anson, 6. 30
Aug. 1885; Emily Jane.

I. Mary Frances, d. 5 Sept. 1875.

II. Frances Anne Jane, m. 8 Jan. 1884, her cousin,
John Robert Miller, M.D. (son of Thomas Hamil-
ton Miller, Esq. ot Dalswinton, co. Dumfries),
Surgeon-General and late Inspector-General of
Hospitals in the Punjaub (who d. 1886).

2 William Andrew, b. 20 May, 1784, Lieut. R.N., killed
on board H.M.S. " Victory," at the battle of Trafalgar,
21 Oct. 1805.





3 James Stopford, h. 5 Oct. 1785, Lieut. R.X. drowned
2 Feh. 1809, off Bermuda, in the endeavour to save
the life of a brother-officer.

4 Digby Joseph Stopford (Rev.), of Brookeville, co. Cork,
b. i Keb. 1790; m. Penelope, dau. of Christmas Paul
Wallis, Esq. of Rennie, co.Cork, and by her (who d. 18;')!)
liad (with a dau. Mary .-inne Elizabeth, m. Z June, 1843,
Sir Christopher Kobert liighton, 4th Bart, of Merville,
CO. Dublin) a son,

Stopford James (Rev.), 6. 1 March, 1826 ; m. 20 March,
1849, Eleanor Mary, dau. of Lieut. -Col. Edward
H?wkshaw,31st Itegt., and d. 1881, having had issue,
Ernest Digby, 6. 25 June. 185G.
Henry Stupford, b. 11 Dee. 1858.
Is'ixon Chetwode, b. 25 Jan. 1861.
Stopford Edwaid, b. 7 Dec. 1863; d. unni.
Andrew Wilmot, 6. 7 Sept 1864; d. unm,
Constance Josephine Stopford, d. unm.
Edith Eleanor.
Augusta Mary, m. 22 Nov. 1876, Justyn G. D.

Douglas, M.D., who d. lUiiS.
Dora Janet.

1 Mary Anne, m. 4 April, 1809, Thomas Hamilton Miller,
1-^q. of Dalswinton, co. Dumfries; d. 10 July, 1819.
leaving issue, two sons and one dau.

2 Elizabeth Francis, d. July, 1839.

3 Catherine Henrietta, m. 2 April, 1812, Major Robert
Nixon, 1st (Royal) Regt., and d. Jan. 1823, leaving
issue, one son and four daus.

I. ^lary, m. 1766, Thomas Cooley, Esq.

II. Sarah, d. unm.

Mr. Ram, whose will, dated 1 March, 1T35-36, was proved i
Dec. 1740, was s. by his eldest son,

Abel Ram, Esq. of Ranisfortand Clonattin, m. 1 Aug. 1756
Rebecca, dau. of — Trotter, Esq., and had one son,

Abel, b. 11 June, 1757, who d. young.
Mr. Ram, whose will, dated 10 July, 1771, was proved 2 Sept.
1778, was s. in the Ramsfort portion of the estates by his

Stephen Ram, Esq. of Ramsfort, M.P. for Gorey 1789; m.
18 June, 1774, Lady Charlotte Stopford, 6th dau. of Ja

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