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ing a son and

John LE Strange, Esq. of Hunstanton, m. Alice, dau. and
heir of Nicholas Beaumont, Esq. ; d. 1436, and was father of

Roger LE Strange, Esq. of Hunstanton, m. JaneBebe, and
was s. by his son,

John le Strange, m. a dau. of— Brewse, and d. s. p. 1467,
was s. by his brother.

Sir Henry LE Strange, Knt. of Himstanton, whose will bears
date 29 Nov. 1483. He in. Katherina, dau. of Roger Drury,
Esq. of Hawstead, d. 2.5 Nov. 1485, and was s. by his son.

Sir Roger le Strange, Knt. of Hunstanton, Esquire of the
Body to Henry VII., created a Knight of the Bath at the
marriage of Prince Arthur, 17 Nov. 1501, m. Anne, dau. of Sir
Henry Hey don, Knt., lIighSherifn495, and dying 1506, was s.
by his son John, who was four years old at the death of his
father, and d. 25 March, 1514, when he was s. by his 1st

Sir Thomas le Strange, Knt. of Hunstanton, the son of Sir
Robert le Strange, Knt. (brother of Sir Roger before-men-
tioned), who in. Anne, dau. and co-heir of Thomas le Strange,
of Walton, CO. Warwick, and by her (who7/i.2ndly. Sir Edward
Knyvet) left at his decease 3 Henry VIII., SirThomas, of whom
we treat, 6. 1494, High Sheriff of Norfolk 1532, Esquire of the
Body to Henry VIII., accompanied the King to the Field of
the Cloth of Gold in 1520; jii. Anne, dau. of Nicholas, Lord
Vaux, and by her (who was 5th in descent from John of Gaiint,
4th son of King Edward III.) had sixteen children, of whom
one of the younger sons, Richard, settled in Ireland, and was
ancestor of the L'Estranges of Moystoicn, King's co., the
L'Estranges of Keoltoion, co. AVestmeath, &c. Sir Thomas li.
17 Jan. 1545, and was s. by his eldest son.

Sir Nicholas le Strange, Knt. of Hunstanton, High Sheriff
of Norfolk 1547, M.P. for Norfolk 1547-52, for King's Lynn
1555, and for Castle Rising 1571, m. 1st, Eleanor, dau. of Sir
William Fitzwilliam, of Milton, and 2ndly, Katharine, dau. of
John Hide; he d. 20 Feb. 1580, leaving by his first wife, a son
and successor.

Sir Hamon le Strange, Knt. of Hunstanton, High Sheriff of
Norfolk 1573, m. Elizabeth,* dau. and co-heir of Sir Hugh
Hastings, of Elsing, in that co., the lineal descendant and
representative of John, Lord Hastings, one of the competitors
for the throne of Scotland 1285 (being the grandson and heir

• As one of the co-heirs of this Elizabeth Hastings, Henry
L'Estrange Styleman le Strange, 1841, proved in the House of
Lords his claim, as one of the co-heirs, to the Barony of Hast-
ings, created 1264, but the Crown exercised its prerogative in
favour of Sir Jacob Astley, the youngest co-heir.

of Ada, the youngest of the three daus. of David, Earl of Hunt-
ingdon ; Balliol being the grandson of the eldest dau., and
Bruce being the son of the 2nd dau.), who was summoned to
Parliament from 1290 to 1313. By this lady. Sir Hamon, who
d. 7 Oct. 1580, left a son and successor,

Thomas le Strange, who only survived his father three
months, m. 25 July, 1580, Griselda, dau. of William Yelver-
ton of Rougham, and d. s. p. 1 Feb. 1581, and was s. by his

Sir Nicholas le Strange, Knt. of Hunstanton, m. Mary,
dau. of Sir Robert Bell, Chief Baron of the Exchequer, and
was s. at his decease, 15 Dec. 1591, by his son,

Sir Hamon le Strange, Knt. of Hunstanton, was knighted
at the Coronation of James I. 1604, M.P. for Norfolk 1014 and
1620, Castle Rising 1625, J.P. co. Norfolk, vx. Alice, dau. and
co-heir of Richard Stubbs, Esq. of Sedgeford, and had three
sons, Nicholas, his heir; Hamon, of Pakenham, Suffolk ; and
Roger (Sir), the celebrated writer in the time of the Common-
wealth. Sir Hamon. whose estate was sequestrated for malig-
nancy, rf. 31May, 1C54. aged 71, and was «. by his eldest son,

Sir Nicholas le Strange, of Hunstanton, created a Bart.
1 June, 1629. He in. Ann, dau. and heir of Sir Edward
Lewknor, Knt. of Denham, 4th in descent from the marriage
of Nicholas Lewknor, Esq. with Isabella Radmylde, dau. and
eventually co-heir (with her sister Margaret,* wife of John
Goring, of Burton) of Ralph Radmylde, Esq. of Sussex, by Mar-
garet, his wife, sister and co-heir of Hugh de Camoys, Baron
Camoys, as proved in the House of Lords 1839. By Ann his
wife, who d. July, 1663, aged 51, Sir Nicholas left at his
decease, 24 July, 1655, aged 52, a son and successor,

Sir Hamon le Strange, 2nd Bart, of Hunstanton, d. unm.
seven months after his father, 15 Feb. 1655, o.s., aged 24, and
was s. by his brother.

Sir Nicholas L'EsTRANGE, 3rd Bart, of Hunstanton, D.L. for
Norfolk, in. 1st, Mary, dau. and eventually heir of John Coke,
Esq. of Holkham, by his wife Muriel Wheatley, heiress of
Holkham, and granddau. of Sir Edward Coke, the Chief Jus-
tice. By this lady he had a son and heir, Nicholas. Sir
Nicholas in. 2ndly, Elizabeth, dau. of Sir Justinian Isham,
Bart., and by her had, with two sons, who d. s. p., two daus.,
the elder of whom. Elizabeth, m. Robert Tash, Esq. Sir
Nicholas d. 13 Dec. 1669, and was s. by his son and suc-

Sir Nicholas L'Estrange,! 4th Bart, of Hunstanton, D.L.
for Norfolk, 1681, Lieut.-Col. Trained Bands, 1682, Col. of
Yellow Eegt. 1683, MP. Castle Rising, 1685, but resigned his
seat and commissions when King James fled to Ireland. Sir
Nicholas m. Ann, dau. of SirThomas Wodehouse, of Kimberley,
by Ann his wife, dau. and co-heir of Sir William Armine, of
Osgodby, CO. Lincoln, and had by her four sons and four

I. Hamon, d. unm. on his travels, 1715.

II. Thomas, 5th Bart. in. John, d. s. p. 1692.
IV. Henry, 6th Bart.

I. Arminb, m. Nicholas Styleman, Esq. of Snettisham,
Norfolk. II. Jemima, d. s. p.

III. Lucy, 5!!. 1721, Sir Jacob Astley, Bart., and was great-
grandmother of Sir Jacob Astley, Bart., in whose favoiu-
the abeyance of the Barony of Hastings was terminated, 184 ; .

IV. Susanna, d. s. p.

Sir Nicholas d. 18 Dec. 1724, aged 63, and was s. by his son,

Sir Tho.mas L'Estrange, 5th Bart, of Hunstanton, who m.
his cousin, Anne, dau. and at length sole heir of Sir Christo-
pher Calthorpe, K.B., of EastBarsham, but dying s.p. 8 Nov
1751, was s. by his brother.

Sir Henry L'Estrange, 6th Bart, of Hunstanton, who m
Mary, dau. of the Hon. Roger North, of Rougham, but d.s.p.
2 Sept. 1760, when the baronetcy passed to Roger L'Estrange,
of Harlesf.on, son of Roger L'Estrange, of Hoe, and grandson
of Sir Nicholas L'Estrange, 1st Bart. He became 7th Bart,
and by his 3rd wife, Elizabeth Rede, had an only son, who
predeceased him, so that on his death, 21 April, 1762, the
baronetcy expired. On Sir Henry's death, the Himstanton
estates passed to his elder sister and co-heir,

Armine L'Estrange, who was in. to Nicholas Styleman,
Esq. of Snettisham. She d. May 29, 1768, leaving with other
issue, who d. under age, two sons,

I. Nicholas Styleman, of Hunstanton and Snettisham.

II. Armine Styleman, of Eingstead, Norfolk.

Nicholas Styleman, Esq. of Hunstanton and Snettisham,

* From Margaret derives Thomas Stonor, Lord Camoys.

I It was Sir Nicholas, the 3rd Bart., who, as appears by
reference to his signatures, first altered the original ppelling
le Strange to L'Estrange, but the old orthography was resumed
by Mr. le Strange in 1850.





I).L. for Norfolk (1753) High Sheriff (1776), m. Catherine
Henley, (>. s. p. 9 Jan. 178S, and was s. by his brother,

Rev. .Vkmixe .Stilemas, of Kingstead, Norfolk, -m. Ann, dau.
of James Blakeway, Esq., Capt. R.N., and had issue,

Hesht, liis heir.

Nicholas, VI. Elizabeth, dau. of Frank Cobb, Esq. of Margate,

but d. s. p.

Catherine. „;. Ist, the Rev. Edward Roger North, Vicar of
Harlow, in Essex, grandson of the Hon. Roger North, of
Eoughaui; and ^ndly, Sir JIordauntMartin, Bart.
Anne, m. 1st, Tomkyns Dew, Esq. of co. Hereford; and

2nd, Lieut.-Col. Powell, of the same co.
Marv, d. linm. Armine, d. unm.

Luey. 7H. Willi.ara Herring, Esq. of Norwich, great-nephew
of Archbishop Herring.
The Rev. Armine Styleman d. 3 April, 1803, and was s. by his

Henbt Sttleman, Esq. of Hunstanton and Snettisham, High
Sheriff of Norfolk 1804, who m. 1st, 1780, Mary, dau. of Robert
Gregg, Esq. of Ealing, Middlesex, which lady d. s. jj. 6 Dec.
1807; and2udly, 5Dec. 1803, Emilia, dau. of Benjamin Preedy,
Esq. of St. Alban's, by whom he left at liis decease, 25 March,
1819, one son and two daus.,
Hexbt L'Estrange. his heir, who assumed 1S39 the ancient
.surname of his ancestors, and became He.nry L'Estrange
Styleman le Stkange, Esq. of Hunstanton and Snettis-

Emilia L'Estrange, m.29 May, 1834, Kev. Frederick Thomas
William Coke Fitzroy, M.A., Rector of Great Ringstead,
5ih son of Gen. the Hon. William Fitzroy, youngest son of
Charles, 1st Lord Southampton.
Armine L'Estrange, m. 24 July, 1840, Willam Charles James
Campbell, Capt. 3rd Dragoon Guards.

The only son,

Henby L'Estrange Sttleman le Strange, Esq. of Hun-
stanton, J. P. and D.L., Capt. 1st W. Norfolk Militia, 6. 25
Jan. 1815 ; m. 25 July, 1839, Jamesina Joyce Ellen, youngest
dau. and eventually co-heiress of John Stewart, Esq. of Bella-
drum, CO. Inverness, and had,

I. Hamon, now of Hunstanton Hall.

II. diaries, Capt. R.N., Equerry to H.R.H. the Duke ol
Edinburgh, d. s. p. 13 June, 1891.

III. Guy, m. 4 Aug. 1887, Wanda, eldest dau. of William
Cornwallis Cartwright, Esq. of Aynhoe, Northamptonshire.

I. Jamesina, m. 19 July, 1b66, Rev. Adolpluis Waller, M.A.
(2nd and youngest son of Sir Thomas Waller, Bart.), who
d. 16 July, 1890, leaving issue,

Wathen Henry (Rev.), late R.N.
Katherine Alice, d. unm. 17 March, 1833.

II. Alice, 7)1. 8 June, 1872, Laurence Oliphant, Esq., son of
Sir Anthony Oliphant, C.B., and d. s. p. 2 Jan. 1886.

III. Ada. m. 9 June, 1870, E. Heneage Wynne Finch, Esq.
of Stokesley, Yorks, and d. 28 Sept. 1873, leaving issue,
an only son, Heneage.

Previously to the termination of the abeyances, Mr. Styleman
Ic Strange was declared by the House of Lords to be one of
the co-heirs of the Barony of Camoys and also of the Barony
of. Hastings. He d. 27 July, 1862, and was s. by his son, the
present Hamon le Strange, Esq. of Hunstanton.

Anii-i—G\x.. two lions passant arg. Crest — A lion statant
tail extended or. iV/oUo— Mihi parta tueri.
Seat — Hunstanton Hall, Norfolk.

April, 1877, Constance, dau. of Francis Capper Brjoke, Esq.
of Ufford Hall, co. Suffolk, and has issue, Sibyl ; Miriam p
Hester; and Joan.

I. Mary, m. 29 April, 1865, 'Vincent Stuckey, Esq. J. P. and
D.L., of Hill House, Langport, Somerset, and has issue,
Phyllis Julia ; and Olive M.ary.

II. Jessie, in. 27 Sept. 1859, 'Vincent John Reynolds, Esq. of
Canon Grove, Somerset (who d. 1883) and has issue, Isa-
bella, m. 1882, Lieut.-Col. Charles Welman Hawker Helyar,
3rd Hussars, and has issue, Vincent Charles, b. 1883;
Kenneth, h. 1886 ; Percivale, 6. 1888; and Cicely.

Arms — Arg., over water ppr. a bridge of five arches, em-
battled, on the centre arch a turret gu. ; in chief an eagle
displayed sa. Crest — Out of a mural crown or a demi-eagle,
displayed ppr.

S'-at — Sberfield Manor, Basingstoke.

Wu65— Carlton, and Oxford and Cambridge.


Lethbeidge, Edward Galto:^ Baeox, Esq. of
Tregeare, Cornwall, J. P.; Patron of one living
(Laneast, in Cornwall) ; h. 12 Aug. 1867; educated
at Charterhouse and St. John's Coll., Oxford ; in.
30 April, 1889, Ada Dorothy Ivj, younger dau. of
the late Rev. Ed-ward King, B.A., Vicar of Wer-
rington, Devon, and has issue,

I. Edward Christopher Baron, 6. 12 March, 1890, d. in

ir. John Edward Baron, h. 14 March, 1891.
I Dorothy Mary Baron, b. 17 July, 1892.

Liineagre. — John Christopher Baron Lethbridge, Esq.
of Tregeare House, J. P., D.L., High Sheriff of Cornwall (son
of John King Lethbridge, Esq., by his wife, Emma Palmer) ;
m. 23 May, 1866, Millicent Galton, dau. of the late Rev. Robert
Shirley Bunbury, M.A., and had issue,

I. Edward Galton Baron, now of Tregeare.

II. John Guy Baron.

III. Robert Christopher Baron.

IV. Charles Francis Baron.

V. Frederick Shirley Baron.

VI. Hugh Copland Baron.
I. Lucy Amy.

Mr. Lethbridge d. 9 Jan. 1885.

&at— Tregeare, Egloskerry, E.S.O., co. Cornwall.

IjEthbridge of sherfield manor.

Lethbridge, Charles, Esq. of Sherfield Manor,
Hants, J. P. for Somerset and Hants, b. 16 May,
1836, m. 2o Jan. 1865, Susan Ann, dau. of George
John Yarburgh. Esq. of Heslington Hall, York-
shire, and has issue,

I. Amp.bose Yap.burgh, 6. 2 Nov. 1874.

II. Bertram Escott, b. 5 June, 1878.

I. Mary, m. 1888, Rev. Herbert Barnett, Vicar of Bracknell,
and ha.s issue, a dau., Avice Mary.

II. Dorothea, rn. 1892, Arthur Finch Charrington, Esq. of
Bury Court, co. Surrey.

III. Ellinor. iv. Ruth. v. Susan. vi. Rachel.

liineage The Rev. Thomas Prowse Lethbridge, the

third son of Sir Thomas Buckler Lethbridge, Bart, (see
BcRKEs Peerac/f), was Rector of Combe I'lory, Somerset. He
■m. 10 April, 1834, Isabella, dau. of the Kev. Thomas Sweet
Escott, of Hartrow Manor, Somerset, and d. 27 June, 1851,
having by her (who d. 1860) had i.isue,

I. Charles, of Sherfield Manor.

II. Edward, Capt. late 1st batt. South Wales Borderers,
served in the Kaffir and Zulu wars, b. 25 Nov. 1846 ; m. 4


Leteson-Gower, Granville William Gees-
ham, Esq. of Titsey Place, Surrey, J. P. and D.L.
for Surrey (High Sheriff 3 875), and J.P. for Kent,
County Alderman for Surrey, 'ivas M.P. for Reigate
1863-6, M.A. Christ Church, Oxford, b. 25 Feb.
1838 ; m. 21 May, 1861, Hon. Sophia, dau. of
Chandos, 1st Lord Leigh, and has had issue,

I. Ronald William Gresham, b. 22 Sept. 1863, d. unm. 21
July, 1889.

II. Granville Charles Gresham, b. 25 Sept. 18iJ5, Lieut.
Hampshire Yeo. Cavalry.

III. Eustace Edward Gresham, 6. 28 Feb. 1868; d. 1 Feb.

IV. Alan Francis Gresham, b. 22 Jan. 1870 ; d. 25 June,

V. Frederick Archibald Gre.sham, 6. 20 Feb. 1871.

VI. Evelyn Marmaduke Gresham, ft. 18 March, 1872.

VII. Henry Dudley Gresham, 6. 8 May, 1873.

VIII. Cecil Octavius Gresham, 6. 2 Jan. 1875.

IX. Clement Edward Gresham, b. 28 Dec. 1876.

X. James Richard Gresham, ) twins, b. 10 April, IS'9, d.

XI. John Rowland Gresham, J in infancy.

I. Margaret EmilyGresham, m. 3 April, 1891, Charles Lyon,
only child of Charles Liddell, Esq. of Peasmarch Place,
Sussex (see Bdrke's Peerage, Kayenswobtu, E.).

II. Ethel Sophia Gresham.

III. Katharine Ursula Gresham.

Liineagre. — Admiral the Hon. John Leveson Gower,
R.N., was the only son of John, 1st Earl Gower (see Bdrke's
Peerage, Sutherland, D.), by his third marriage to Lady Mary
Tufton (widow of Anthony Grey, Earl of Harold), dau. and co-
heiress of Thomas, 6th Earl of Thanet, by Lady Catherine
Cavendish, his wife, dau. and co-heiress of Henry, Duke of
Newcastle. Lady Mary Tufton was one of the co-heiresses of





tlie Baronies of Clifford, Vcsoy, ami Aton through her grand-
mother Lad}- Margaret Sackville (who m. John, 2nd Karl of
Thanet), eldest dau. and co-heiress and ultimately sole heiress
of Richard, 3rd Earl of Dorset, by Anne, Lady Clifford, only
dau. and heiress of George, Earl of Cumberland. Admiral
the Hon. John Leveson Gower, 6.11 July, 1740; m 5 July,
1773, Frances, dau. of Admiral Hon. Edward Boscawen, by
Frances, his wife, dau. of William Evelyn Glanville, Esq. of St.
Olere, Kent, and heiress of her mother, Frances Glanville,
dau. of William Glanville, Esq. of St. Clere, and d. 2 Aug.
1792, leaving issue,
I. John (Gen.), 6. 25 June, 1774; m. 179G, I.^abella Mary,
dau. of Philip Bowes Broke, Esq. of Broke Hall, Suffolk,
and by her, who d. 1817, he left at his decease, in 1816,
1 John, of Bill Hill, Berks, b. 5 April, 1802; m. 18 April,
182.'i, Charlotte, dau. of Col. Henry Mitchel. and grand-
dau. of Henry, Duke of Beaufort, and d. 18 Nov. 18s;i,
having by her, who d. 4 Aug. 1876, had issue,

1 .John Edward, J.P., of Bill Hill, b. 20 March, 1826,
Capt. 68th Foot, vi., 7 March, 18.50, Harriet, dau. of
Capt. Hunter, which lady d. 25 April, 1878 ; he m.
2nd!y, 1 May, 1879, Katherine Elizabeth, eldest dau.
of Basil Cochrane, Esq. (see Ddndonald, E.), apd d. 21
Jan. 1892, leaving issue,

i John Henry, now of Bill Hill, b. 20 Sept. 1880.
1 Idonea Gertrude.

2 Hugh Broke Boscawen, Capt. 5Gth Regt., b. 12 Aug.
1836, 911. 20 June, 1865, Janet Elizabeth, dau of Kev.
H. C. Cherry, and d. 25 May, 1890, leaving issue,

1 Charles Cameron, Lieut. 2nd Punjaub Cav., b. 17
Aug. 1892, Beatrice, dau. of Henry Francis Makins,

2 Philip, Lieut. Sherwood Foresters, 6. 6 Feb. 1871.
1 Edith. 2 Mabel. 3 Gertrude.

3 Sackville, 6. 27 Aug. 1839, d. umn. 3 May, 1874.

1 Harriet Gertrude, d. unm. 17 Jan. 1883.

2 Cecil Henrietta Jlaria.

-2 Edward, in the Army, b. Feb. 1807 ; to. 23 March, 1839,
Frances Cecilia, dau. of Dr. William Powell, of Waterloo,
Hants, and d. 6 Dec. 1853. She d. 29 July, 1861.

1 Mary, d. wim. 20 July, 1861.

2 Isabella, m. 8 Sept. 1825, Sir John Ibbetson Selwyn,
Bart., who d. 20 March, 1869.

3 Anastasia, d. imm. 24 Dec. 1846.

Ti. Edward, Rear-Ad miral, E.K, 6.8 M.ay, 1776 ; to. 13 Xov.
1822, Charlotte Elizabeth, dau. of Harry Mount, Esq. of
Wasing Place, Reading, and d. 6 Dec. 1853, having by her,
who d. 18 July, 1826, had issue, 1 Elizabeth, b. 13 April.
1824; TO. 28 Aug. 1854, Charles Patten Keele, Esq., and d.
4 April, 1875, leaving issue ; 2 Frances Charlotte, b. 13 Dec.
1825; m. 7 Nov. 1854, Vicompte Papillon de la Ferte, of
Versailles. He d. 7 Jan. 1883, leaving issue.

III. William, of whom presently.

IV. Augustus, R.N., b. 21 June, 1781 ; d. unm. 2 Sept. 1802.

V. Granville (Rev.), b. 14 May, 1787, d. unm. 28 Sept. 1841.

I. Frances, m. 1813, J. Ward. Esq., and d. 29 Aug. 1849.

II. Elizabeth, m. 1803, John Tillie Coryton, Esq. of Pentillie
Castle, Cornwall, and d. 1824.

His third son,

William Leveson Gower, Esq., 6 6 Aug. 1779; m. 20 Aug.
1804, Katherine Maria, only dau. and heiress of Sir John
Gresham, 6th and last Bart, of Titsey Place, Surrey, and by
her (who d. 7 Oct. 1808) had issue,

I. William, of whom hereafter.

I. Katherine Frances, m. 23 April, 1843, Capt. George Hope,
R.N., and t?. 26 Feb. 1880.

II. Frances Elizabeth, d. 7 Dec. 1869.

Mr. W. Leveson Gower d. 7 Oct. 1851. His only son,

William Leveson Gower, Esq. of Titsey Place, Surrey,
High Sheriff 1839, b. 23 Nov. 1806; m. 17 June, 1834, Emily
Eliza Josephine, 3rd dau. of Sir Francis Hastings Doyle, Bart.,
and by her (who d. 16 April, 1872) had issue,

I. Granville William Gresham, now of Titsey Place.

II. Arthur Francis Gresham, 6. 25 April, 1^51, Sec. H.M.'s
Diplomatic Service, m. 4 Aug. 1881, Caroline Frederica,
youngest dau. of George Savile Foljambe, Esq. of

V Osberton, by his 2nd marriage, with Selina, Viscountess
Milton {see Foljambe of Osberton aad Borke's Feeraqe,
Hawkesbdrt, B.), and has issue,

1 William George Gresham. 6. 12 March, 1883.

2 Osbert Charles Gresham, b. 3 Nov. 1888.

1 Emily Selina Augusta Gresham, b. 29 Oct. 1885.

2 Victoria Sibell Ermyntrude Gresham, b. 27 March, 1887.
I. Emily Katherine Mary, m. 22 May, 1866, Rev. James

llaldane Stewart, Rector of Briglitwell, Berks, and has
issue, Mary Emily Haldane ; Pamela Frances Haldane ;
Anne Cecilia Diana ; and Caroline Sophia Campbell. He
</.. 1879. n. Mary Elizabeth.

in. Selina Frances Diana, m. 23 Aug. 1864, Rer. William
Champion Streatfield, Rector of Frant, Sussex, and has
issue, 1 William Champion (Rev.), m. 7 Sept. 1893, Janet

Mary. 2nd dau. of Rev. Henry Venn, late Vicar of Sitting-
bourne; 2 Heniy Cuthbert, of the Indian Civil Service, m. 15
June, 1893, Marion Elsie, dau. of A. Moran, Esq. of
Philadelphia, U.S.A.; 3 Grey Hugh Morville; 4 Gran-
ville Edward Stewart; 5 Claude Arthur Cecil; 6 Roland
Harry; 7 George Hope ; 8 Harold Albert Octavius ; 1 Emily
Diana Cecilia ; and 2 Silvia Catherine Helen.

IV. Caroline Susan Gresham.

V. Frances Albinia Gresham, m. 30 July, 1868, Arthur
Wyatt Edgell, Esq. of Cowley Place, Devon and has issue,
1 Merrik Richard Arthur ; 2 Cecil ; and 1 Lucy Priscilla.

Mr. W. Leveson Gower d. 15 Dec. 1860, and was s. by his
eldest son.

^rijis— Quarterly, Ist and 4th : barry of eight arg. and
gu. over all a cross patonce sa. for Gower : 2nd and 3rd, az.
three laurel leaves or, for Leveson. Crests — A wolf passant
arg. collared and chained or for Gower: a goat's head
erased erminois attired or, for Leveson. il/o«oes— Frangas nop.
flectes, and Defend le droit.

Smt — Titsey Place, Surrey.


Letett, William Swinnertox Byed, Esq. of
Milford Hall, co. Stafford, J. P. and D.L., late
Capt. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, b. 1856, s. his
father 1888.

Lineage. — William Levett, Esq. of Savcrnake, Wilts,
Page to King Charles I. at the time of tnat monarch's death,
was father of Sir Richard Levett, Knt., Lord Mayor of
London 1700, who had, with other issue, a dau., Elizabeth,
i/i. 1713, Sir Edward Hulsc, Bart., M.D., and a son, Richard
Levett, Esq., Alderman of London, who hi. Anne Sweetaple,
and had a son and successor, the Rev. Richard Levett,
Rector of Blithfield and Leigh, co. Stafford, who m. Catherine
Walcot, of Walcot, Salop, and was father of

Rev. Richard Levett, Vicar of West Wycombe, Bucks,
who m. Lucy, dau. and heir of Edward Byrd, Esq. of Field and
Brocton, co. Stafford, and of Smallwood, co. Chester, and by
lier (through whom came the Milford estate) left at Ills decease
1805, a son and successor.

Rev. Richard Levett, of Milford Hall, b. 17 Nov. 1772, who
m. 16 Jan. 1804, Louisa Frances, 4th dau. of the Rev. Walter
Bagot, of Blithfield, CO. Stafford (brother of the 1st Lord Bagot),
by Anne, his wife, dau. of William Swinnerton, Esq. of But-
terton Hall, CO. Stafford, and by her (who d. March, 1864) had

Richard Btrd, of Milford Hall.

Frances Mary, d. unm. 1882.
Mr. Levett d. 25 Aug. 1843, and was s. by his son,

Richard Byrd Levett, Esq. of Milford Hall, J.P.andD.L.,
B.A. Ch. Ch. Oxford (1830), late Lieut.-Col. Commanding 3rd
Batt. Staffordshire Rifles, and formerly an officer 60th Royal
Rifles, 6. 24 Nov. 1810: in. 1 Aug. 1848, Elizabeth Mary, dau.
of John Mirehouse, Esq. of Brownslade, co. Peml-.roke, Com-
mon Serjeant of London, by Elizabeth his wife, dau. of Dr.
Fislier, Bishop of Salisbury, and had issue,

I. Richard Walter Btrd Mirehouse, Esq. {see Mirehouse
nf Angle).

II. William Swinnerton Btrd, now of Milford Hall.

III. Egerton Bagot Btrd {see Levett-Scrivener of Sibton

IV. Walter Leveson Byrd, b. 1859; in. Oct. 1884, Helen, dau.
of Charles Lambert, E,sq. of Chili and London.

I. Louisa Mary, b. 1851. ii. Evelyn Honora, b. 1853.

III. Isabel Mary, b. 1868.
Col. Levett d. July, 1888, and was s. by his 2nd son,

William Swinnerton Byrd Levett, Esq., now of Milford.

Anns—Axg., a lion rampant sa., niurally crowned or, and
two crosses fitchee, in pale, between two piles, issuing from the
dexter and sinister chiefs of the second, each pile charged with
three crosses-crosslet fitchee of the third. Vrest—K demi-lion
or, entwined with a sprig of lam-el vert, and supporting a cross-
crosslet fitchee sa.

SeaJ— Milford Hall, Stafford.

Ciit6— Junior United Service.


Levett, TnEOPniLUS John, Esq. of Wychnor
Park, CO. Stafford, J.P. and D.L., M.P. for Lichfield
1880 to 1885, Lieut.-Col. Commanding 2nd batt.
Staffordshire Volunteers, and Lieut.-Col. Q.O.
Staffordshire Yeomanry, formerly Capt. 1st Life
Guards, b. 11 Dec. 1829; m. 10 Jan. 1856, Lady





Jane Lissej Harriet Eeilding, dau. of William
Basil Percy, Vth Earl of Denbigh, and has issue,

I. THEoPHiLrs Basil Percy. J. P. co. Stafford, late Lieut.

Coldstream Guards, b. 11 Dec. 1856; m. 27 May, 1884,

Lady Margaret Emily, eldest dau. of Anthony, Sth Earl of

n. Berkeley John Talbot, Lieut. Scots Guards, 6. 11 Nov.

I. Mary Louisa Margaret.

Liineag'e. — THEOPHiLrs Levett, Esq. of 'Wyclinor Park.
CO. Stafford, derived from a common ancestor with the Levetts
of Mil/ord Hall, m. Mary, 2nd dau. and co-heir of John
Babington, Esq. of Packington, co. Warwick, and dying 1740,
left issue, Thomas; John, who purchased Wychnor 1705;
Kichard (Rev.); and Anne, 7h. Eev. Richard Levett, of West
Wycomb. The eldest son,

Thomas Levett. Esq. of Wychnor Park ; m. 1762, Cathe-
rine, dau. and eventually co-heir of Charles Floyer, Esq. of
Hints, CO. Stafford, by Susannah his wife, dau. and co-heir of
Waldyve Willington, Esq. of Hurley, co. Warwick, and had

Theophilus, his heir.

Thomas (Rev.), of Packington, m. Wilmot Maria, dau. of Sir
Nigel Bowyer Gresl

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