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l.ninfr, Esq. of rienderloitli, co. Eoxburgh, and wiilow of
Kilward Thomas Kairless, Esq. of Bishop Auckland, co. Dur-
liani, and by her (who d. 8 Aug. 1S50) had (with three daus.)
two sons,
Koddam, h. 23 Sept. 1822 ; m. 18 April, 1851, Elizabeth Scott,
]^f)0, dau. of William Wyse, Esq. of Glasgow, and c^ 8
3Iay, 1>60, leaving issue, Koddam John, now of Koddam :
3Iary Wyse, vi. to George Drinkwater, Esq., eldest son of
Sir William Drinkwater, and has issue; Hannah Kced;
Margaret,
"liabert, twin with Koddam, m. 29 April, 1851, ,Tean, dau. of
Kobert Scott, Esq. of Hamburgh, and by her (who d. 3
Oct. 1862), left at his decease, 8 Aug. 1854, an only dau.

"Mr. Koddam if. 9 March, ISSl, and was s. by his grandson, the
I'usent Koddam Joux Kodda.m, Esq. of Koddam.

Mnxs — Gu., on a band erm. three cinquefoils sa. Crest —
j\ stump of an oak-tree with a young branch ppr. Motto—
Ivi-c deticit alter.

.s>of— Koddam Hall, Alnwick.

Ciub — Constitutional.



BODGER OF HADLOW CASTLE.

EoDGER, John Pickeesgill, Esq. of Hadlow
Cnstle, CO. Kent, b. 12 Fob. 1851 ; Barrist<?r-at-Law,
<,>! the Inner Temple, British. Kesident at Paham,
;Mahiy Peninsula, m. 28 Nov. 1872, Maria Louisa
•I'harlotte, eldest dau. of the late George W. Tjser,
Esq. of Hollanden Park, co. Kent, and has issue,

Ethel, 6. 6 March, 1874.
IMr. J. P. Eodger s. Lis nephew 1891.

Liineag'e. — William Kodger, Esq., J. P. for co. Lanark, m.
J*. :;nes Kobertson, of the old family of that name, and had a son,

KoBERT Kodgeb, Esq., J. P., who puichased the manor of
1 lidluw, CO. Kent, and thus became seated in that county. He
\.as High Sheriff for Kent 1865; m. 4 Jan. 1S4G, Sophia,
< idest dau. of John Pickersgill, Esq. of Netherne House, co.
.^'in ivy, by Sophia his wife, dau. of John Cunliffe, Esq. of Eair-
1., kl Hall, CO. York, and by her (who c?. 20 June, 1887) had issue,

I. William Wallace, of Hadlow Castle.

II. Kobert, h. 6 Nov. 1849 ; d. 23 Dee. 1868.
HI. John PicKEBSGiLL, now of Hadlow Castle.
1. Sophia Cunliffe, d. 31 March, 1849.

III. Kodger d. 17 Aug. 1882, and was s. by his eldest son,
William Wallace Kodgee-Ccnliffe, Esq. of Hadlow Castle,

l^ariister 31iddle Temple, b. 13 Jan. 1847; assumed by royal

1 cenee in 1887, the additional name and arms of Cunliffe.

Kl- was iu. twice, and by his 1st wife had issue,
lloBERT CcNLiFFE, of Hadlow Castle.
.Sophia Myra Cunliffe, b. 16 Oct. Is76.

V.v ra. 2ndly, 4 Jan. 1888, Jeanne Marie Clementine W'ilhel-
u.iiie Louise Felicie, dau. of M. Aloys Joseph Bernard Schmed-
•tliiig, of Brussels, by whom he had issue,

Miriam Wallace, 6. 19 May, 1889.
Jlr. Rodger-Cunliffe d. 23 Oct. 1S88, and was s. by his son,

KoiJEET CcNLiFFE KoDGEB-CcNLiFFE, Esq. of Hadlow Castle,
I. 28 Dec. 1874; d. April, 1891, and w ass. by his uncle, John

I'lCKEESGILL KODGEB, ESq.

Amu — Sa., a stag's head erased arg., armed with ten tines
■oi, in the mouth a mullet of tlie last, all within a bordure of
'the third charged with three escallops. Crest — On a mount
■\ert, a buck courant ppr. between two branches of laurel vert.
Jlotlo — Nos nostraque Deo.

Seat — Hadlow Castle, near Tunbridge.

Town Residence— Zo, Eaton Square, S.W.

Cluba—Hi. James; and Keforui.



EOGERS OF DOWDESWELL.

CoxwELL-RoGEES, RiCHAKD Rogers, Esq., F.S. A.,
cf Abliugton Manor, and Dowdeswell, co. Glouces-
ter, J.p. and D.L., High Sheriff 1857, h. IS'Nov.
18U3 ; m. 5 Sept. 1818, Elinor, only child of Godfrey
Hugh Massy Baker, Esq. of Logie, co. Moray
^^grundson of Hugh, Lord Massy), by Elizabeth his
A\ ife, dau. of Marmaduke Grace, Esq. and has had
issue,

1. Kichard Massy Gordon, h. 1850 ; accidentally drowned at

Drayton 11 July, 1869.
n. Charles Edward, 6. 1853, J.P. co. Gloucester; d. 4 Sept.

1S92.
111. GoDFKEY Hugh Wheeler, b. 1857 ; m. 25 April, 1882,
.Xilet-n Emma, dau. of Kicli:ird Hugh Smith Barry, Esq. of
Bally Edmund, co. Cork, and has issue.



I. Ellen Eliza Anne, m. 2 Jan. 1877, George Edward Beale
Heale Browne, Esq., only surviving son of Thomas Beale
I5rowne, Esq. of Salperton Park, co. Gloucester.

II. Grace Florence.

liineagre. — The Rogcrscs of Dowdeswell are a branch of
the ancient and knightly house of the same name (as Camden
observes in tiis.Bn7a?!)!ica) formerly of Bryanstone, co. Dorset,
settled in Gloucestershire in the early part of the 15th century,
and possssscd, in different parts, of large estates. Dowdeswell
has been the family residence since the time of Henby VIII.,
and continues so to the present period.

KicHARD KoGEiis, Esq. of Dowdeswell, m. Mary, dau. of
W. Browne, Esq. of The Hawthorns, and had two sons and
two daus.,

I. William, a Master of the High Court of Chancery, d. urim.
1734.

II. John, who left by Hester his wife, three sons,
John, r.ector of Dowdeswell, d. unm.
William, Barrister-at-Law, d. unm.

Kichard, m. Mary, dau. of K. Lynch, Esq. of the Inner
Temple, and had four sons and two daus,

1 William, d. s. p.

2 Kicuabd (Key.), LL.B., m. Miss Curtis, and had
issue,

Hesteb Eogeks, of Dowdeswell.

Mary, d. unm.

Anne, rji. 1796, Rev. Charles Coxwell, of Ablington.

3 John, m. Miss Appleyard, and had a dau. Anne, m.
1st, Joseph Berwick, Esq. of Worcester, and 2ndly,
William Welch, Esq., D.C.L., of Hawford, Worcester,
I'd low of All Souls', and a Bencuer of the Middle
Temple.

4 Edward, of Dowdeswell, d. unm. 1810, having devised
his estates to his niece, IIester Rogers.

1 Mai-y, m. Daniel Lysons, Esq. of Hemsted Court, co.
Gloucester, but had no issue.

2 Hester, vi. John Bright, Esq. of Totterton House, Led-
bury, CO. Hereford, but had no issue.

I. Elizabeth, m. John Prynne, Esq. of Charlton Park, co.
Gloucester.

II. Eleanor, m. \{. Haywood, Esq. of Quedgley, co. Glou-
cester.

J^amtlir of CovbcII.

The family of Coxwell has been established in co. Gloucester
for many centuries, and resident at Ablington in constant suc-
cession since the beginning of the reign of Elizabeth. Over
the doorway of the porch of the mansion is the following in-
scription, engraved on stone in a recess: "Pleade. Thov Mt.
Cavse. Lord. By Jhon CoxweL. Ano. Domeny. 1590." A
junior branch (now extinct) was formerly seated at Turkdean,
which estate passed by marriage to Sir Montague Nelthorpe,
Bart, of Saxby, with Elizabeth, only dau. of Henry Coxwell,
Esq., who was buried in the chancel of Turkdean Church
1718.

Another branch had large possessions in Cirencester, occa-
sioning a street to be called after their family name.

John Coxwell, of Cirencester, 57?. 1516, Joanna Partridge, of
the same place, and had, with other sons and daus. (of the
latter, Barbara, m. John Hulbeacb, of Wilton, Somerset, and
Rachel, ni. Edmund Long, of Lineham, grandson of Sir Henry
Long, of Wraxhall and Draycott, Sheriff of Wilts 1512),

Nathaniel Coxwell, Esq. of Ablington, living 1633, a
Magistrate for co. Gloucester, m. Susanna, dau. of Edward
Longe, Esq. of Monkton, Wilts, 3rd son of Henry Longe, Esq.
of Whaddon, and left, with a dau. Anne, the wife of William
Horton, of co. Worcester, a son and successor,

Edward Coxwell, Esq. of Ablington, who was buried in
Bibury Church 1645. He m. the dau. of William Taylor, of
Banbury, and was «. by his son,

John Coxwell, Esq. of Ablington, 6. 1622; m. 1650, Anne,
dau. of John Long, Esq. of Monkton, and by her (who d. 1710)
iie left at his decease, 1697, with other issue, a son,

Cuables Coxwell, Esq. of Ablington, 6. 1660; ni Eleanor,
dau. of Lawrence Head, Esq. of Winterbourne, Berks, and was
IS. at his decease, 15 Feb. 1701-2, being bur. at Bibuiy, by his
son,

John Coxwell, Esq. of Ablington, to. Mary, dau. of —
Westmacott, Esq., and had issue, John, who d. in Scotland,
Charles, James, Edward, and Henry. The 2nd, but eldest
surviving son,

Kev. Charles Coxwell, of Ablington House, a. his father
in the family estate 1754. He m. 24 April, 1770, Mary, dau.
of Joseph Small, Esq. of Cirencester, and had issue,

Charles, his heir. John, deceased.

Joseph, Comm. K.N., deceased.

Thomas Tracy, Vicar of Great Marlow, Bucks, deceased.



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Edward, Capt. 11. A., deceased.

Mary, m. liev. John Hujihts, Rector of Tidworth.

Eleanor, m. William Gaistord, Esq. ,

Anne, m. 14ev. Joseph Porter, M.A., Kector of St. John's,
Bristol.

Elizabeth, m. Richard Estcourt Cresswell, Esq. of Pinkney
Park, Wilts.

Catherine Frances, m. William Small, Esq.
Mr. Coxwell d. 1829, and was s. by his eldest son.

Rev. Chables Coxwell, M.A., of Ablington House, co.
■Gloucester, J.P., D.L., Rector of Dowdeswell, b. 23 April, 1771 ;
nii. 17 June, 1796, Anne, youngest dau.of Rev. Richard Rogers.
L.L.B., of Dowdeswell, and had issue,

Edward Ro,{ers, J. P. and D.L., d. g. p.

ItiCHARD KoGEKS, now of Dowdcswell.

<;harles Coxwell of Malvern, co. Worcester, J. P. and D.L.,
otre of the Hon. Corps of Gcntlemen-at-Arnis 1828 to 1836,
■b. 1806; m. 8 April, 1829, Mary Elizabeth, eldest dau. of
Richard Estcourt Cresswell, Esq. of Pinkney Park, Wilts.
She d. 1867. He d. 6 July, 1893.

William Coxwell, M.A., who has assumed the additional sur-
name of RoGEES, and is Kector of Dowdeswell, b. 1809; m.
20 May, 1841, Charlotte Skinner, dau. of Frank Nicholls,
lisq. Barrister-at-Law, and has issue, seven sons and four
daue.

]Uai-y Rogers, m. 1823, Rev. Charles Covey, LL.B., Rector of
Alderton and Vicar of Great Washboume, co. Gloucester,
and has issue.

Anne Rogers, m. William Morris, Esq., Comm. E.N.

3Mr. Coxwell d. 30 Aug. 1854.

Arms — Arg., a mullet sa., on a chief gu. a fleur-de-lis or.
■Crest— A fleur-de-lis. Afotfo— Vigila et era.

Seats — Dowdeswell Court, Andoversford, and Ablington
Manor, Fairford, co. Gloucester.



ROGERS OF STANAGE PARK.

BoGEES, Charles Coltman, Esq. of Stanage
Park, CO. Kadnor, and The Home, Salop, M.A., J.P.
•€0s. Kadnor, Salop, and Hereford, High Sheriff co.
Eadnor 1882, and D.L. for that co., M.P. for Kad-
nor 1884 to 1885, b. 12 May, 1854 ; m. 6 Nov. 1888,
jNIuriel Augusta Gilian, dau. of Major Frederick
Parclaj Chapman, late 14th Hussars, of Stonehouse
■Court, CO. Gloucester, and has issue.

Gut Coltman, b. 22 March, 1891.
Gwiadys Muriel, b. 6 Feb. 1893.

Xiiueage. — The direct ancestor of Charles Coltman
HoGEBs, nowof The Home, was Robeet de Nobbcey, of North
Lydbury, Salop. His great-grandson, Roger de NoRBnET,
-1/1. Margery, dau. of Thomas Schire de la Home, and became
possessed of estates in Home in tlie year 1314. Their son,
John Kogers de la Home, took the surname of Rogers from
liis father's Christian name, and by deed, dated Thursday after
the feast of the Holy Trinity, 36 Edward 111., 1363, obtained
from Philip le Mercer all his estate in Home, where he became
settled. From that time to the present day, his descendants
have held the estate of Home, and resided there.

Rev. John Rogers, Lord of Home, W^entnor, Salop, b. 21
Sept. 1789, Rector of Myndtown and Mainstone, Salop (only
son of Thomas Rogers, Esq. of The Home, 6. 2" Sept. 1749,
and d. 17 Sept. 1794, by Mary 'Vanzoelen his wife, youngest
dau. of Edward Powys, of Moreton Hall, co. Chester, and of
Berwick House, Salop, and grandson of Rev. Edward Rogers,
JM.A., of The Home, Rector of Myndtown, Salop, by Mary his
wife, dau. and heir of Thomas Like, Esq. of Whitcot, Keyset,
aSalop), m. 29 Aug. 1810, Marianne, eldest dau. of John Boden-
liam, Esq. of Grove House, co. Radnor, and had surviving
issue,

John, of The Home.

Edward, of Inverness Terrace, Kensington Gardens, h. 17
Oct. 1818 ; m. 30 April, 1S6C, Ada, eldest dau. of Sir
Thomas Deane, Knt., by Eliza his 2nd wife, dau of R.
O'Callaghaa Newenham, Esq., and has issue,
1 Edward Thomas Percy. 2 Francis Bodenham.

1 Harriet Ada. 2 Olive Mabel.

Thomas Percival (Rev.), M.A., Vicar of Batheaston, Somer-
set, 6. 21 Aug. 1821 ; m. 1st, 1852, Katherine, eldest dau. of
T. Mackerness, Esq , by whom (who d. 1856) he has issue,
Percy John and Emily Katherine; he to. 2ndly, Mary, dau.
of Edmund Broome, Esq. of Elmhurst, Batheaston, by whom
he had issue, Edmund de Norbuiy, Arthur, George Her-
bert, Katherine, and Mary.
Henry James Vanzoelen, b. 24 May, 1833.
Ihu'riett, m. Rev. W. M. Cartwright, Rector of Dudley.

Mr. Rogers d. 12 Sept. 1856, and was s. by his eldest son,
Rev. John Roqees, M.A., of The Home, and of Stanage



Park, J.P. for cos. Hereford, Radnor, and Salop, &. 16 June,
1817; m. 27 Oct. 1851, Charlotte Victoria, dau. of Rev. Francis
Stonehewer Newbold, D,D., by Mary his wife, dau. of T.
Coltman, Esq. of Hagnaby Priory, co. Lincoln, and had issue
I. Chaeles Coltman, now of Stanage Park,
u. Edward Powys, b. 25 Oct. 1855; m. 17 Nov. 1881, Char-
lotte, 2nd dau. of John Michael Williams, Esq. of Caerhayes
Castle and Burncoose, and has issue, Charles Michael;
Henry Powys ; Charlotte Harriett; Clara Coltman.
in. John Devenport, 6. 6 Feb. 1857.
IV. Arthur de Norbury, 6. 11 and d. 12 Dec. 1862,
v. George Frank Vanzoelen, 6. 14 May, 1864.
I. Harriet Mary Kate.

Rev. Mr. Rogers d. 28 May, 1878, and was s. by his eldest son,
Charles Coltman Rogers, Esq., now of Stanage Park.

Arms — Arg., on a chevron vert, between three bucks caurant
sa., five ermine spots or. Crest — A buck's head sa., charged
with three ermine spots or, erased gu., attired gold. Motto—
Celeriter et jucunde.

Seat — Stanage Park, Brampton Bryan, co. Kadnor.



ROGERS OF PENROSE.

Rogers, John Peterell, Esq. of Penrose, co.
Cornwall, J.P., Capt. K.A. retired, b. 7 Nov. 1846 ;
m. 3 Feb. 1880, Maria Adelaide, youngest dau. of
Chevalier Giorgio Miloro, Italian Consul at Queens-
town, CO. Cork, and has issue,

John Lionel, 6. 11 Nov. 1880.
Robert Peverell, b. 6 July, 1892.
Adelaide Maude, b. 15 March, 1883.
Elsie Margaret, 6. 19 Jan. 1889.

Lineag'e. — This family appears from documents at Pen-
rose to have been "of a very ancient fl'amily in Dorsetshire
descended," and to have settled in Cornwall early in the 17tli
century.

John Rogers, of Truthwall, near Goldolphin, 6. before 1625,
d. 1690. His eldest son and heir,

John Rogers, Esq. of Treassowe, 6. 1653; d. 1725, held
several successive offices in the Stannaries, and was a Deputy
Vice-Admiral for South Cornwall and a Capt. of Militia. He
ra. 1st, Thomasine, dau. of Hugh Bawden, of Guddern, and
2ndly, Elizabeth Julian. His son and heir (by his 2nd wife),

John Rogees, Esq. of Treassowe, D.L., b. 1690; d. 1768; vi.
1st, his cousin, Aurelia Bawden, dau. and heir of Hugh Baw-
den, of Guddern, by whom he had issue, i. John, d. young : ii.
Hdgh, his heir; in. Thomas. He to. 2ndly, Catherine, relict
of Benjamin Rogers, of Penryn, dau. of William Rogers, of
Treveneage. The son and heir,

Hugh Rogers, Esq, of Treassowe and Penrose, D.L., 6. 1719 ;
d. 1773. He 7n. 1746, Anne, dau. and heir of James Bishop,
of Lower Trekynninge. In 1770, he served the office of Sheriff
of Cornwall. His son and heir,

John Rogers, Esq. of Treassowe and Penrose, J.P. and D.L.,.
M.P., 6. 1750; d. 26 Feb. 1832. He m. 1776, Margaret, eldest
dau. of Francis Basset, Esq. of Tehidy, and sister of Francis,
Lord De Dunstanville, and by her (who d. 5 May, 1842) had
(with thirteen daus., of whom Cecilia, to. Thomas Hartley,
Esq. of Roscrow, and Caroline, m. Rev. William Rawlings)
six sons.,

John, his heir.

Hugh (Rev.), M.A., Rector of Camborne, 6. 1780; in. 1815,
Frances, dau. of Rev. F. Jenkins, Vicar of St. Clement's,
and had issue, 1 Francis, b. 1816 ; 2 Hugh St. Aubyn, (Rev.),
B.A.; 3 David, d. 1844; 4 Frederick John, d. 1844; 5
Hender, d. 1860 : 6 Reginald Basset (Rev.), Vicar of San-
creed, Penzance; 1 Frances Anne; 2 Cecilia Basset, de-
ceased ; 3 Margaret Lucy, d. 1875 ; 4 Mary Sophia ; 5
EUinor.

Francis, b. 1789, an officer R.N., drowned at sea 1811.
Reginald, 6. 1790, a District Judge in India, d. 1855.
Frederick, Capt. R.N., b. 1794: m. Chariotte Grenfell Bridg-
man, dau. and heir of Rev. Humphrey Willyams, and d. 31
Dec. 1874, having had issue, Frederick Willyams, d. young,
and Charlotte Mary Grenfell, d. 1842.
William, b. 1795 ; d. 1877, aged 82.
The eldest son and heir.

Rev. John Rogers, of Treassowe and Penrose, M.A., Canon
of Exeter Cathedral, and J. P., 6. 17 July, 1778 ; m. 1st 7 June,
1814, Mary(d. 11 March, 1827), dau. of Rev. John Jope, Vicar
of St. Clere, and 2ndly, 13 Dec. 1843, Grace, eldest dau. of
George Sydenham F'ursdon, of F\irsdon, Devon. She d.
Christmas Eve 1861. He had issue by his 1st wife,
John Pope, his heir.

William (Rev.), M.A., Rector of Mawnan, m. 4 Oct. 1850,
Anna, 2nd dau. of Ralph Barnes, Esq. of Exeter, and has
issue, Ralph Baron.

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Kecinald, m. 5 April, 1S53, Mary Frances, ilau. of John
Thouuis Nankivtll, Ksq. of Truro, and has issue, 1 lieginald
Kankivell; 'l Artluir; 3 Hugh Henry, Lieut. I'l.A.; 4
Freiieriik William diaries : 6 John; 1 Augusta Mary; '1
Charlotte Elizabeth; 3 Agnes Deiiise ; 4 Franees Jane; 5
Ceeilia llait.

Saltren (Kev), M.A., Hon. Canon of Truro, Eural Dean,
Vicar of Gwennap, m. 15 Dee. 1S66, Julia Luey, dau. ot
Kev. Horatio Mann, and has issue, 1 Gerard Saltren, (Itev.'i.
B.A. ; 2 Horace Trevelyan: 3 Henry Cornwallis; 1 Julia
Beatrice; 2 Constance Louisa Grace; 3 EditUUary; 4
Alice Trevelyan; 5 Harriet Eleanor.

}lenry, Coniui. li.N'., »?. 28 Aug. 18d0, Jane Slary, dau. of
J. S. Enys, Esq. of Envs, and has issue, 1 Eny.s llenrv
(liev.), B.A.; 2 Charles Gilbert; 3 Ernest; 4 Claude
Soniei-set ; 5 Ixonard ; 6 Kenneth St. Aubyn; 7 John
Davies : 1 Catherine ilaiy.

llary.

Ecv. John Uogers d. 12 June, ISiiC, and was s. by his eldest
son.

Jobs Pope Kogbrs, Esq. of Trea.ssowe and Penrose, J. P. and
D.L., M.P. for Helstun from iHoll-tio, b. 16 Feb. 1816; m. 3
Sept 1844, Maria, eldest dau. of William Hichens, Esq. of The
Grove, Camberwell, and had issue,

I. John Peverell, now of Penrose.

n. Charles Fursdcm (Hev.), M.A., b. 19 June, 1848.

III. lleginald William Scott, Lieut. li.N., 6. 20 March,
1851.

IV. Andrew Trevarthian, b. 10 Jlarch, 1863 ; d. uixm. 4 June,
18»0.

V. Robert Henry, b. 21 Aug. IS.'iS; d. uniii. 28 Nov. 1881.

VI. Philip Powys, b. 9 June, 1857 ; d. UHm. 10 Aug. 1889.

VII. Frederick Evelyn, b. 31 Dec. 1860.

VIII. Francis Basset, b. 7 July, 18C2.

IX. Walter, b. 17 April, 1864.

I. Margaret Hichens, vi. 16 Nov. 1878, Henry Dyke Acland,
Esq.

II. Mary Ellen Oldfield, m. 11 Aug. 1874, John Cole, Esq.
M.A., and has issue, Hugh Basil.

III. Maria Maude, vi. 8 Aug. 1883, Charles Everard, Esq.,
M.A.

IV. Catherine Elizabeth, d. 1866.

Mr. Eogcrs d. 24 April, 1880, and was s. by his eldest son, the
present John Peverell Rogers, Esq. of Penrose.

Arms — Arg., a chevron between three stags trippant sa.
Crtst — A stag trippant 6a.

Scats — Penrose, near HeLston, and Treassowe, near Penzance,
Cornwall.



ROGERS OF KAINSCOMBE.
EoGEES, Rev. Edwaed Henry, of Rainscombe,
CO. Wilts, M A., late Fellow of King's Coll. Cam-
bridge, Vicar of Thames Ditton, b. 1827.

Lineage. — The family of Rogers were seated at Brian-
Etone, Dorset, till the close of the 17th century. Of that line
was

Thomas Rogers, Esq., Serjeant-at-Law, temj'). Edward IV.,
■who settled at Uradford. He m. 1st, one of the daus. and co-
heirs of William Besyll, of Bradford, and by her had a son,
WiLUAM, of whom presently. He m. 2ndly, a dau. of —
Courtenay, of Powderham, and widow of Sir Thomas Pomeroy,
and by her had a son, George, of Luppit, Devon, whose son,
Edward (Sir) was of Cannington. The son of the 1st marriage,

William Rogers, Esq. m. Jane, dau. of John Horton, Esq.
of llford, and had (v.ith a dau. Cecily, m. Robert Maten) two
sons, I. Anthony, )«. Dorothy, dau. of John Ernie, of Eichil-
hampton, and had issue ; and ii. Henet, of whose line we
treat. The latter,

Henry Kogebs, Esq., was father of Heset Rogers, Esq. of
Heddington, m. Sarah, dau. of Thomas Hall, Esq. of Bradlord,
ana had a son, Robert Rogehs, Esq. of Heddington, m. Anne,
dau. of John Seager, Esq. of Broniham, Wilts, and was s. by
his son, Henry Rogers, Esq. of Heddington, who, by Sarah
his wife, dau. of Francis Eyles, Esq. of South Broom, Wilts,
M.P. for Devizes, wa-s father of

Rev. Henry Rogers, Rector of Heddington, m. Ellen, dau.
of Heniy Pyke, Esq. of Rainscombe, and was s. by his son,

Robert Rogers (Rev.), of Rainscombe, Rector of Hedding-
ton, m. Eliza, dau. of Thomas Smith, of Potterne, Wilts, and
was father of

Benjamin Rogers (Rev.), of Rainscombe, m. Elizabeth, dau.
of William Johnson, Esq. of Chippenham, and by her had
<with a dau. Amelia Eliza, and a son, William),

James Rogers (Uev.), D.D., of Rainscombe, m. 1788, Catha-
rine, youngest dau. and co-heir of Francis Newman, Esq. of
Cadbury House, Somerset, and by her (who d. 1832) had issue,
of whom

Francis James Newman Rogers, Esq. of Rainscombe, Q.C.,



Recorder of Exeter, b. 1791 ; m. 29 June, 1822, Julia Eleanors
3rd dau. of William Walter Yea, Esq. of Pyrland Hall, Somer-
set, and sister of Sir Walter Yea, Bart., and had issue,
Francis Newman, his heir.
Edward Henry, now of lUiinscombe.

Walter I-acy, M.A. of Balliol Coll. Oxford, Barrister-at-Law,
J. P. Wilts, ))i. 25 Feb. 1868, Herniione Lucy, dau. of J. J. e!
Hamilton, Esq., and sister of Sir Edward Archibald Hamil-
ton, Bart., and by her (who d. 8 Feb. 1869) had a son,
Francis Edward Newman, 6. 26 Dec. 1868 ; m. 11 Aug. 189.5,'
Louisa Annie, dau. of the late Edward William Jennings',
Esq., and granddau. of the late Richard Jennings, Esq. of
Gellideg, CO. Carmarthen. Mr. W. L. Rugers m. 2ndly,
1873, Sophia Mary Coore, only dau. of George Baton, Esq.
and by her had issue. He d. 18 April, 1885.
Eleanora Amelia, d. utim. 10 Dec. 1861.
Gertrude Jane, d. unm. 1 Oct. 1887
Mr. Rogers d. 19 July, 1851, and was by his son,

Francis Newman Rogers, Esq., J. P., of Rainscombe, 6. 6
Oct. 1826; d. unm. 2 Sept. 1859, and was s. by his brother, the
present possessor.

-4 niis— Arg., a chevron between three st.ags sa., chained and
spotted or. Crest— A stag sa., chained and spotted or. Motta
— Xil conscire sibi.

.b'a(s— Rainscombe, near Marlborough, and Thames Ditton
Vicarage.



ROGERS OF RIVER HILL.

EoGEES, John TnoEXTON, Esq. of River Hill,
Kent, J. P., formerly Capt. 33rd Regt., b. 15 Jan.
1831; m. 17 July, 1862, Margaret, dau. of John
Bagwell, Esq. of Marlficld, late M.P. for Clonmel,
and has issue,

I. John Middleto.v, Capt. 1st Royal Dragoons, 6. 24 Aug.

1804.

II. Arthur Edward, B.A. Oxon, b. 18 July, 1871.
I. Frances Elizabeth. n. Margaret.

III. Lilla Agnes.

Lineagre. — This family came originally frem Gloucester-
shire to Loudon about 1740.

Samuel Rogers, who d. 2 Aug. 1746, had issue,

Thomas Rogers, Esq. b. 10 June, 1695 ; m. 14 July, 1724,
Martha Davis, andrf. 3 May, 1758. His son,

John Rogers, Esq. of Sun Court, Cornhill, b. 1729 ;!)i. 22 Sept.
1762, Mary, dau. and co-heiress of Nathaniel Neal, and ((. !j
Oct. 1796, having by her (whocZ. 8 April, 1b02) had, with other
issue,

John Rogers, Esq. of Upper Tooting, Surrey, b. 6 Dec.
1768 ; m. 6 June, 1798, Elizabeth, dau. of James Wellford,
Esq. of Blackheath, and d. 28 Oct. 1840, leaving by her (who
d. in 1845) a son,

John Rogers, Esq., F.R.S., J.P., of River Hill, 6. 9 Nov.
1807; m. 31 Jan. 1833, Harriet, 2nd dau. of John Thornton,
Esq. of Clapham, Surrey, and had issue,

I. John Thornton, now of River Hill.

II. Reginald Wellford (Rev.), M.A., Vicar of Cookham,
Berks, to. 17 Aug. 1871, Emelia Sophia, dau. of Edward
Thornton, Esq., C.B., and by her (who <(. 23 Dec. 1877) has
issue, Reginald Thornton, b. 24 June, 1876, and Katharine
Sophia.

III. Henry Middleton, late Bengal C.S., m. 15 Jan. 1880,
Rose Janet Fell.

IV. Arthur Parry, late Capt. 68th Foot, m. 31 May, 1868,
Florence Maria, dau. of Henry Unwin, Esq., late B.C.S.

V. Walter Francis, m. Louisa, dau. of F. W. Curteis, Esq. of
Wissenden, Kent.

I. Gertrude Elizabeth, m. Frederick Williams, Esq., who d.
10 Sept. 1876.

II. Mary Selina, vi. 5 Aug. 1869, Robert Dalby Dalby, Esq.,
and by him (who d. 14 March, 1887) has issue.

III. Margaret Alice. iv. Harriet Jane.
Seat — River Hill, Sevenoaks.



ROGERS OF ^ARLINGTON,

Rogers, Thomas Englesby, Esq. of Yarlington,
Somerset, J. P. and D.L., Barristcr-at-Law, Recorder
of Wells, Cliancellor of the Diocese of Bath and
Wells, and Deputy-Chairman of Somerset Quarter
Sessions, ii-om 1870 to 1892 ; M.A., and formerly
Fellow of Corpus Christi Coll. Oxford, b. 24 May.
1817 ; m. 6 Aug. 1853, Elizabeth Hannah, dau. and
heiress of John Staiiger, Esq. of Strawberry Hall^
Tydd St. Mary, co. Ln.coln, and has issue,



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