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mson, now of I'itcalnie.
Ethel Frances Sara.
Rosa Eoss. Kaflicrine Evelyn.

He ». to the estate of Pitcalnie on the death of his kinsmanj.
Munro Eoss, of Pitcalnie, in 1809. He was s. by his eldest
son,

James Eoss, of Pitcalnie, who d. unm. 12 Ajiril, 1829, and.
was s. by his brother,

George Eoss, Esq. of Pitcalnie, J.P. and D.L., 6. at Dublin,
3 Sept. 1803; vi. 1 June, 1837, Catherine, 3rd dau. of Dugald
Gilchrist, of Ospisdale, co. Sutherland, and d. s. p. 29 Aug.
1884, having devised his estate in trust until his grand-nephew,
George Eoss Williamson, attains the age of 25 years, when h»

* Munro Eoss, of Pitcalnie, was sustained as heir male of
the Earls of Eo.^s by the Court of Session in Scotland, and by
the House of Lords in England, and claimed the dignity of Karl
of Eoss on the ground that that title was wrongfully assumed
by Euphemia, Countess of Eoss, it being limited to heirs m.ale.
His petition was, by the King's command, presented to the
House of Lords 9 Feb. 1778, but no decision appc-u-s to have
been come to on the subject.



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is to assume the surname and arms of Ross, with an entail on
the issue of his sister, Mrs. Saruh Williamson, under the same
conditions.

Arms— Gn., three lions rampant arer. Crest — An elk's head
issuant from a sheaf of corn ppr. Motto — Spem suceessus alit.

Seals — Fitcalnie, and Amat Ardgay, co. Uoss.



ROBERTSON-ROSS OP GLENMOIDART.

EoBEBTSON-Eoss, HuGH Matnard Eyee, Esq.,
late of GleJiDioidart, co. InvernesSj b. 10 Nov. 1856.

Lineage. — LiEDT. -Gen. Hugh Ross, of Glcnmoidart, son
of Rev. Dr. Ross, of KilmonivaiK, co. Inverness, d. s. p. 24
June. 18C4, when he flas s. by liis nephew, tlie son of his
sister,

Mart Ross, who m. Hon. Lord Roliinson, a distinguished
Scotch Judge (whose father claimed descent, in the male line,
from the ancient Scottish family of Ross, and his grandmother
was a niece of Cameron of Lochiel, the famous chief and
adherent of Prince Charles Edward Stuart, who led his clan in
1745), aiul had a son,

Fatkick Robertsox-Ross, C.B., of Glenmoidart, Major-Gen.
in the army, Adjutant-Gen. of Militia in Can;ida, and a Knight
of the Legion of Honour of France, 6. 19 May, 1828 ; m. 14
July, 1851, Amelia Anne, 3rd dau. of Charles Maynard, Esq.
of Wokingham, Berks (of a branch of the Essex family of
Maynard;, and by her (who m. 2ndly, 188G, Col. W. F. Mac-
donald, of St. Martin's Abbey, co. Perth) had issue,

I. Hugh Matnard Eyre, Ids heir.

II. Pairick, b. 17 Marcb, 1865; m. and has issue, a son, 6.
12 xMarch, 1888.

I. Georgina Elphinstone Gordon, m. 31 July,. 1878, John
Podd, Esq., Chief Constable of Perthshire, son of the late
Nicholas Dodd, Esq. of Bellshields, Northumberland.

II. Uessie.

Major-Gen. Robertson-Ross having s. his maternal uncle,
Lieut. -Gen Hugh Ross, of Glenmoidart, 24 June, 1864, received
in compliance with the deed of entail, the royal licence to
take, use, and bear the surname of Ross in addition to and
after that of Robertson, and the designation of Glenmoidart,
with the arms of Ross for himself and heirs of entail. Major-
Gen. Robertson-Ross served with distinction in the KafiBrwar
of 1850-51 ; he was six times thanked in general orders, and
was on several occasions specially mentioned in the despatches
of Gen. Sir Harry Smith, K.C.B., then Commander-in-Chief
and Governor at the Cape. He accompanied his legiment to
Turkey, with the expeditionary array of the East, in the
spring of 1854, and served in the Seld through the whole of
the Crimean war of 1854-55-56, including the battles of Alma
and Inkerman, and the siege of Sebastopol, During this
campaign Major-Gen. Robertson-Ross was specially mentioned
in the despatches of Field Marshal Lord Raglan, for having,
on the night of 20 Nov. 1854, repulsed two attacks made
by the Russians, and was subsequently thanked and honour-
ably mentioned on several occasions when he was aide-de-
camp to Lieut. -Gen. Sir William Eyre, K.C.B. He was twice
jiroiucted for his services in the field during the Crimean
War. Major-Gen. Robertson-Ross held various commands
and appointments, and received the following medals and
decorations, viz., the KafBr war medal, the Crimean medal
and three clasps, the Turkish war medal, the Cross of the
Legion of Honour, the Order of the Medjidie (Turkish), and
the decoration of Companion of the Order of the Bath. Major-
Gen. Robertson-Ross d. 23 July, 1883, and wass. by his eldest
son, Hugh Maynard Eire Robertson-Ross, now of Glen-
moidart.

^rTTis— Quarterly : or and gu., on a cross erm. between, in
the 1st and 4th quarters, a lymphad sa., and, in the 2nd and
3rd, three lions rampant of the third, a water-bouget of the
fourth. Crest — An eagle displayed ppr., charged on the breast
with a water-bouget sa., and resting each claw upon a buckle or.
Motto — Spes aspera levat.



ROSS-OF-BLADENSBURa
ROSSTREVOR.



OF



Eoss-of-Bladexsbueg, Majoe John Fostee
Geoege, C.B. of Eosstrevor, co. Down, J. P. and
D.L., Major Coldstream Guards, previously Lieut.
E.A., A.D.C.to Earl Spencer vs^hen Lord Lieutenant
of Ireland, b. 27 July, 1848, m. 6 Jan. 1870, Hon.
Blanche Amelia, youngest dau. of John, 10th
Viscount Massereene and Ferrard, K.P.
II.

\



Liineag-e.— Robert Ross, derived from Sib David Ross,

Commissioner of Ulster under James 1., to. a Scotch lady o£
the same name, and had two sons, Robert, a Col. in the army,
d. vnm., and

David Ross, Esq., Major in the army, m. Elizabeth, half-
sister of James, Earl of Charlemont, and dau. of Thomai
Adderley, Esq. of Innishannon, by Elizabeth his wife, dau.
of Francis Bernard, Esq., by Ahce Ludlow his wife, and had
issue,
Thomas, of whom presently.

Robert, Major-Gen. in the army, who, after serving with the
highest distinetio:! in the Peninsula, was appointed Com-
mander-in-Chief of the army sent again.st the United.
States, and after a short career of uninterrupted success,
during which he achieved the victory of BLADEN^BORo, and
possessed himself of the American capital, fell 12 Sept.
1814, whilst advancing to attack the enemy's position near
Baltimore. On his widow and his descendants was con-
ferred by the Pirace Regent the honorary distinction "of
Bladensbu.>-i','' to be added to the family name. General
Ross, „i. Elizabeth Catherine, eldest dau. of W illiam Glas-
cock, Esq. and by her (who d. 12 May, 1845) left issue,
1 David Ross-of-Bladensburg, of whom presently; Z
Robert Ross-of-BladensLiurg, d. Nov. laou ; and 1 Elizabeth,
whod. 1827.
James, Lieut. R.N., drowned at sea.
Mary, m. Rev. Dr. Black.

The eldest son.

Rev. Thomas Ross, of Rosstrevor, m. 1796, Maria O'Brien,
granddau. of Sir Edward O'Brien, Bart, of Dromoland, co. Clare,
and had issue,
David Robert, his heir.

Edward, m. 31 March, 1833, Anne, dau. of the Right Hon.
Thomas Peregrine Couitenay, brother of the 11th Earl of
Devon, and d. s. p. 1»10.
Charlotte.

Rev. Thomas Ross d. 1818, and was s. by his eldest son,

David Robert Ross, Esq. of Rosstrevor, J. P. and D.L.,
Sheriff 1837, and M.P. for Belfast, 6. 22 March, 1797 ; m. 21
Oct. 1819, Harriet Anne, dau. of the Hon. and Right Rev.
Edmu:id Kno.f, Bishop of Limeiick. and by her (whod. 4 Feb.
1864) had issue,

Thomas, R.N., d. 1847. David. Edmund.

Robert. Edward Charles.

Jessie. Adela.

David Ross was Governor of Tobago, and d. 1851. After his
death, the part of his property in which is Rosstrevor was pur-
chased by his cousin,

David Ross-oF-BLADEXsatniG, Esq. of Rosstrevor, J. P., i.
24 Sept. 1804; m. 1st, 1838, Mary Anne Sarah, only dau. of
William Driunmond Delap, Esq., and by her (who d. 1841)
had a dau. Katherine Elizabeth, m. June, 1861, Col. OldQcia,
Political Agent at Kolapore. He m. 2ndly, 9 Dec. 1843, Hon.
Harriet Margaretta Skeffington, sister of John, 10th Viscount
Massereene and Ferrard, K.P., and by her (who d. 31 Oct. 1883)
had issue,

I. Robert Skeffington (Rev.), S.J., late of Rosstrevor.

II. John Foster George, s. his brother.

III. Edniond James Thomas, Major R.E., 6. 17 Aug. 1849;
m. 3 July, 1878, Alexina Frances, youngest dau. of Hon.
Colin Lindsay, and has issue, Mary Angela; Olive Mary;
and Kathleen.

I. Harriett Margaret, m. 8 May, 1873, W. A. Ross, Esq. of
Dunlewy House, co. Donegal.
He d. 5 Nov. 1866, and was s. by his eldest son.

Rev. Robert Skeffington Ross-of-Bladensburg, S.J., of
Rosstrevor, co. Down, M A. Exeter Coll. Oxford, late Capt.
in the Royal South Down Militia, b. 26 Jan. 1847, d. 4 Maich,
1892, and was s. by his brother.

Arms— Or, a chevron embattled, counter-embattled, be-
tween three water-bougets sa., with an honourable augmenta-
tion granted for the services of Major-Gen. Ross. Crests— 1st,
An arm embowed in armour, the hand grasping a dagger all
ppr. ; 2nd, An arm in general's uniform issuant out of a mural
crown, and grasping the broken flagstaff of the standard of
the United States. Jl/o£;oes— Per aspera virtus ; Bladens-
burg.

&aJ— Rosstrevor House, Rosstrevor, co. Down.

t'a',6— Guards, S.W.



ROSS-LEWIN OF ROSS HILL.

Eoss-Lewin, Eev. Geoege Haeeison, of Eoss
Hill, CO. Clare, of Gortallen, co. Limerick, and
Garrane, co. Tipperary, M.A. (Durham), Vicar of
Benfieldside, co. Durham, and Eural Dean, b. 18 Dec.
1846.

Lineage. — George Ross, Esq. of Fortfergus, 6. 1625, was

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the first possessor of the family seat in Clare. He claimed
descent from the noble and once powerful Rosses of Ensland,
and bore their arms, as sculptured on the church wall of Clon-
degad, ne;ir the spot where his remains are interred. The
Lewins accompanied Sir liichard Bingham to Ireland li'iSO,
and obtained properties in .Munster and Connaiight. The
ancestor of the present representative.

John Ross-Lewis. E.-:q.of Fortfergus, co. Clare, High Sheriff
CO. Cl.ire 17J4, >,i. Klizabeth Hastings. Of this mani ige there
were issue, Harrison, of whom presently ; George Hastings ;
Herman; Mary; Barbara, lii. l!) Feb. 1740, Thomas Lewin,
Esq. of Clophans, CO. Mayo, and left icsue ; Susannah, m. 14
Sept. 174.i, I'almes Westropp, Esq., and had issue. Mr. J.
Eoss-Lewin is honourably mentioned in Mr. J. A. Fboide's
£n(ili.<h in Irdaml, Vol. I., p. 4'24. Mrs. Ross Lewin d. 1734,
and Mr. Ross Lei. in d. 1757, and was s. by his only surviving
son,

H.iRBisos Ross-Lewin, Fsq. of Fortfergus, High Sheriff
17oo, ,n. Hannah, dau. of John Westropp, Esq. of Lismehane
(afterwards Mary fort), co. Clare, and sister of Ralph Westropp,
£sq. of Attyflin, and had issue,

I. John, of Fortfergus, m. Eleanor, dau. of Georije Staepoole,
of F:denvale, co. Clare, and d. 1792, leaving three sous and
several daus.,

1 John, d. in the We-t Indies.

U William, who also d. a minor in the West Indies.

3 George, Cornet lith Light Dragoons, m. Caroline, dau.
of Col. 0' loole, by the Lady Catherine Annesley his wite,
and had an only son.

1 Anna. ui. Capt. Charles John Whyte, son of John Whyte,
Esq of Lcmghbriekland, and 2ndly, John Louis Auriol,
Esq ofClifti>n.

2 Jane, m. L)r. Barnard, Bishop of Limerick, and 2ndly,
Col. Hay.

5 .Mary Anne, m. Rev. Charles Dunbar Whitehead Massy,
of SuuimerhiU, co. Clare, son of Sir Hugh Massy, Bart, of
Doonas.

4 Leonora, to. Major Marley.

5 Louisa, hi. J. »Valker, Esq.

6 Willielmina, )/i. J. Saunders Benwell, Esq., 21st Light
Dragoons.

7 Eliza, i.c. M. Stacpoole, Esq.

8 Frances Eleanor.

II. George, of whose family we treat.

III. Westropp, of Curntield, co. Clare, J.P., m. Margaret, dau.
of Edsvard Morony, Esq. ol Cork, and had issue,

1 Henry, Lieut. 70ih Foot, m. Jane, dau. of M. Pereira,
and had issue.

2 Edward, Lieut, and Adjutant 9th Foot, killed at the
storming i f St. Sebastian 1813.

;> Francis Nathaniel Burton, m. Susanna, dau. of William

Kenny, Esq.. and had issue.
4 Wesiropp, d. s. 2)- at Ascension 1838.

1 Margaret, m. KdwsLVd Greene, Esq. of Snugville, co.
Clare.

2 Maria, m. Gen. Aylmer. 3 Frances.
4 Anna, m. Thomas L.'win, Esq.

o Jane, m. Major Ellis, 93rd Highlanders.

6 Georgiiia, m. Joseph Cripps, Esq. of Limerick, and
Wellington Lodge, co. Clare, and 2ndly, Edward ilorony,
Esq.

IV. Ralph, Lieut. 5th Foot and on the Staff, m. Archange,
dau. 01 M. Baubie, ot Quebec, and d. s. p.

v. William, d. s. p.

VI. Harrison, M.A , m. Eliza, dau. of Gen. Hardwiek, and had

issue.
I. Jane, m. 1779, Capt. James Xcss, of Osgodvie, co. York,

and h id issue.
II Hannah, to. 1781, Robert Burdett, Esq. of Slates, co.

York, and had issue.

III. Elizabeth, to. Thomas Lewin, Esq. of Cloghans, co.
Mavo.

IV. Susanna, d. unm. v. Anna Maria, d. unm.

The 2nd son,

Geokgk Ross-Lewin, Esq. of Ross Hill, co. Clare, Cornet
14th Dragoons, 7,1. 1776, Anne, dau. of Thomas Lewin, Esq. of
Cloghans, co. Mayo, and had issue,
Harrison, d. v. p. Henry, his heir.

Thomas. Lieut. 32nd Regt., had Peninsular medal with eight
clasps, and was wounded at Sarrozin, in Spain, and at
AVaterloo; m. Frances, dau. of Daniel O'Grady, Esq. of
Shinnon Park, d. s. p.
George, d. s. p.
Eliza, (/. unm.

Barbara, m. Rev. Charles Thomas Gladwin, and had issue.
Mr. Eoss-Lewin d. 1822, and was «. by his eldest surviving
son,

Henry Eoss-Lewin, Esq. of Ross Hill, Major in the army,
J.P., 6. 1778. He was present at eleven general actions and
sieges, including the battles of Quatre Bras and Waterloo,
and was wounded in the last charge at Salamanca. He m.
fijme, dau. of William Burnett, Esq. of Eyrescourt, by Chris-



tina Mary his wife, dau. of Edward Donelan, Esq. of Hillswood
CO. Galw.ay, and by her (who d. 31 Dec. 1870) had i.ssue,
George (Rev.), his heir.
Henry, of Donogrogue Castle, co. Clare, m. Jane Stamer,

dau. of George C. Hodges, Esq. of Donogrogue Castle, co.

Clare, U. s. p.
Charles Massay, d. s. p. 8 Sept. 1870.
John Dillon, Lieut. 30th Regt., mortally wounded at the

close of the battle of Inkerman 5 Nov. 18n4.
Georgina, vi. William Stephen Morgan, Esq. of Old Abbey,

CO. Limerick, J. P., who d. leaving issue 1871.
Maria Christina, m. 1847, Conim. Frederick Lowe, E.X., who

d. s. p. 1861, and 2ndly, Uev. Thomas Westropp, Rector of

Ardcanny, M.A., who d. 1S7G.
Charlotte Augusta.
Mary Julia, to. Fi'ancis Lowe, Esq., son of \V. Lowe, Esq.

of the Middle Temple, by his wife Eliza, dau. of John

Manley, Esq., and has issue.

Major Ross-Lewin d.at Ross Hill 27 April, 1843, andwas s. by
his eldest son,

Rev. George Ross-Lewin, of Ross Hill, co. Clare, M.A., J. P.,
formerly in the E.N., b. 1810 ; vi. 20 March, 1844, Grace, dau.
of Henry Sargint, Esq. of Castleview, co. Tipperary, by Anne
his wife, dau. of Richard Sadleir, Esq. of Tipperary, and d.
1885, having by her (who <(. 1871) had issue,

I. HtNRY Hastings (Rev.), late of Ross Hill, 6. 25Feb. 1845;
d. mint. 24 Aug. 1887.

II. George Harrison, now of Ross Hill.

III. Richard Sargint Sadleir (Rev.), B.A., Rector of Kil-
murray, co. Limerick, 6. 17 Aug. 1849; m. 16 Aug. 1877,
Louisa, dau. of Frederii k Maunsell, Ksq.

IV. Robert O'Donelan (Rev.), M.A., Chaplain R.N., Rector
of Wark-on-Tyne, Northumberland, b. 26 March, 18.=)0.

1. Anne Thomasina. 11. Mneme GeraUline Mabel.

Armn — Quarterly : 1st and 4th gu., three water bougets arg. ;
2nd and 3rd arg., a bend engrailed sa. between two trefoils
shpped vert. Cre.il — On a chapeau gu., turned up erm., a pea-
cock in his pride ppr. Molto — Consilioac virtute.

,SVa< — Ross Hill, Kildysart, co. Clare.

Rraidence—^t. Cuthberfs Vicarage, Shotley Bridge, co.
Durham.



rotheram: of crossdrum.

EOTHEEAM, Edward, Esq. of Crossdrum, co.
Meath, J. P., High Sheriff 1885, b. 25 Nor. 1828 ;
m. 12 Sept. 18GH, Maria Louisa, youngest, dau. of
Samuel Coo[)er, E'sq. of Killeimre Castie, co.
Tipperary, and has issue,

I. Edward, b. 7 April, 1872.

II. George Astley, 6. 6 Jan. 1874.

III. Auston Morgan, 6. 11 June, 1876.

IV. Sisson Henry, 6. 12 Jan. 1880.

I. Louisa Barbara.

II. Katherine Maiia.

Lineage. — Edward Rotheram, Esq., son of Thomas
Rotheram, Esq., claiming descent from the Yorkshire family
of Rotheram, m. Catherine, dau. of John Schoales, Esq. of
CO. Deny, and was father of

George Rotheram, Esq. of Triermore, 6. 1763, who m.
Catherine Margaret, 3rd dau. of Henry Smith, Esq. of Beabeg,
CO. Meath, and had issue,

I. Edward, of Crossdrum.

II. Thomas, of Triermore, co. Meath, J. P., Lieut. 18th I'oot,
b. 1793; TO. 28 July, 1814, Maria, eldest dau. of Rev.
William Cox, Vicar of Lusk,co. Dublin, andd. 1861, having
had issue,

1 Thomas Edward, of Triermore, 6. 1825 ; d. unm. 1884.

2 William, now of Triermore, b. 8 Aug. 1835.

1 Maria, vi. 27 May, 1847, Ferdinand M'Veagh, Esq. of
Drewstown, co. Meath, and has issue.

III. George Smith, m. Jane, only dau. of W. Coates, Esq. of
CO. Kildare, and d. 26 Dec. 1878.

I. Margaret Catherine, m. Thomas Battersby, Esq. of New-
castle House, CO. Meath.

II. Mary Anne, m. Thomas Gerrard, Esq. of Liscarton Castle,
CO. Meath.

III. Elizabeth Jane, to. Francis Battersby, Esq., C.B., of
Listoke, CO. Louth, late Lieut.-Col. e4th Kegt.

The eldest son,
Edward Rotheram, Esq. of Crossdrum, J. P., High Sheriff

cos Meath and Cavan, b. 25 March, 1789; ni. 11 April, 1822,

Barbara, 3rd dau. of Sir Hugh Crofton, 2nd Bart, of Mohili, and

by her (who d. 1863) had issue,
I. George Augcstcs, of Kilbride, co. Meath, High Sheriff
187^<, b. 14 Oct. 1825 ; to. 1st. 20 Aug. 1845, Elizabeth, dau.
of St. George Smith, Esq. of Green Hills, co. Louth, by whom
he had issue, George Augustus Edward, h. 29 Oct. IS.il,
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etb dau. of Matl.iew Brinkley, Esq. of Parsonstown, co.
Jlcath, and has issue, Minna Georgina.

II. Kdwaiid, now of Crossdrum.

III. Moisan Thomas, fc. 22 May, 1830; m. 18 March. 1857,
Isabella Luanda, 2nd dau. of Francis Hopkins, Esq. of
Mitchelstun, co. Miath, and has issue, Edward Crofton, b.
14 March, ls58, and Mary.

IV. Arthur, b. 10 Aug. 1831.

V. Henry William, 6. 10 Feb. 1836.

1. Frances, m. William, eldest son of Francis Hopkins, Esq.,
of Mitcheiston. ii. Barbara.

III. Jane, m. Kev. Konald MacDonnell.

IV. Anne.

-Mr. Eotheramrf. I88I.

.S'f(x(s— Crossdrum, Oldcastle, co. Meath, and Sallymount
House, Castlepollard, co. Wtstmeath.



ROTHWELL OF KOCKFIELD.

RoTHWELL, Thomas, Esq. of Eockfield, co.
Meath, B.A. Oxford, J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff
1867, late Lieut. Meath Militia, b. 25 June, 1834 ;
m. 28 June, 1866, Lousia Catherine Hannah, eldest
■dan. of Mervyn Pratt, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of
C'abra Castle, Kingseourt, eo. Cayan, and has issue,

I. Emily Madeline Elizabetli.

II. Louisa Frances.
HI. Florence Isabella.
IV. Helen Grace.

Lineage.— The ancestor of the Meath Rothwcr.s accom-
panied William III. to Ireland.

John Eothwell, Esq. of Canonstown, co. Meath, b. 168C,
younger brother of Thomas Eothwell, Esq. of Berford (who m.
Mary, dau. of the Rev. Mr. Jourdon, a French refugee, Eector
■of Dunshauglin, aud d. s. p.), m. iiHss Barry, and had issue,

John, m. his cousin. Miss Barry.

KicHAKD, of whom presentl}".

1'homas, vi. Miss Shields, of Furze Park.

Anne, vi. 1st, Kev. J. Smyth, and 2ndly, Thomaa EadcliCf,
LL.D., Judge of the Prerogative Court.

Mary, m. S. Garnett, Esq. of Summerseat.

Matilda, m.H. Garnett, Esq.
The 2nd son,

EicHABD Eothwell, Esq. of Berford, h. 1730 ; s. to his uncle's
<Thoinas Eothwell) estate, and bought the property of Eock-
field from his elder brother. He vi. 1763, Mary, dau. and heir
of Hugh Lowther, Esq. of Hurlstown, and by her (who d. 14
Sept. 1802) had (with five daus., i. Abigail, m. Dudley St. G.
Eydcr, Esq.; ii. Martha, m. Kev. R. Butler, D.D.; iii. Mary,
d. 7 Feb. 1859; iv. Elizabeth, m. William Martlcy, Esq.; and
-V. Anne, m. Henry Cusack, Esq.) four sons,

John, of Staffordstown, 6. 1763; vi. 179-1, Alicia, dau. of
N. Forth, Esq., and rf. s.%i. Aug. 1826.

Thomas, of whom presently.

Hugh, Ki. Miss Allau, and had four sons.

Eichard, d. s. p.
Mr. Eothwell d. 1780. His 2nd son,

Thomas Eothwell, Esq. of Eockfield, 6. 1765 ; m. 1st, 15
April, 1795, Helena, dau. of C. H. Upton, Esq. of Dublin, and
l)\ her (who d. 17 Feb. I800> had issue,

EicHABD, his heir.

Isabella, m. Eev. James Butler, of Pricstown, Meath, v/hod.

March, 1869 ; she d. Nov. 1876.
Mary Anne, m. Samuel Garnett, Esq. of Summerseat, co.

Meath, who d. Dec. 1862.

Mr. Eothwell m. 2ndly, 23 Jan. 1810, Letitia, dau. of James
■Corry, Esq. of Shantonagh, co. Monaghan, by Mary his wife,
dau. of John Euxton, Esq. of Ardee House, and had by her a
son,

Thomas, of Shantonagh and Black Castle, who sssumed the
name and arms of FitzHerbekt {see that JSame).
Mr. Rothwell d. Sept. 1817, and was s. by his son,

RicuAED Rothwell, Esq. of Rockfield, J.P. and D.L., High
Sheriff 1839, 6. March, 1799, who m. 17 June, 1824, Elizabetli,
■only child of Rev. Thomas Sutton, Rector of Clongill, co. Meath.
and by her (who d. 24 Nov. 1871) had issue,

Thomas, now of Rockfield.

John Sutton, Col. R.A., b. 22 Oct. 1841 ; m. 21 Jan. 1880,
Henrietta Camilla, dau. of Vice-Admiral Alexander Buyle,
R.N., and had issue, Richard Sutton, b. 18 Jan. 1882 : Mark
Sutton, b. 4 Jan. 18:13; Guy Sutton, 6. 22 Jan. 1887. He
d. 13 March, lb93.

Mary Elizabeth, 711. 18 June, 1868, Rev. Edward Butler, who
(/. 23 Feb. 1877, leaving a dau. Katherine May Dorothea.

Helena. Elizabeth.

Isabella, m. 17 Aug. 1865. Major William D. Hague, son of
Barnard Hague, ICsq. of Micklegate, York.



Frances Maria, m. 12 July. 1855, Rev. John Richard
Brougham, M.A., Canon of Christchurch Cathedral, and
has issue, a son, Eichard Henry Vaux, 6. 14 Marcn. 1870.

Catharine Emma, m. 12 Fe^). 1863, Kev. Horace Townsend
Fleming, Dean of Cloyne, and has had issue, Lionel Kolliwell;
Horace Townsend : ElizaliethMary ; Emma Hildegardis; and
Catharine Emma Louisa, who d-.S Jan. ISSO.

Anne Upton, d. 7 June, 1873.

Mr. Eothwell d. 13 Aug. 1853.

Anus— Arg.. two chevronels engrailed sa., each charged
with three bezants, on a canton gu. a mural crown or. Crest
—Out of a mural crown or, a stag's head ppr., holding in the
mouth a rose gu., slipped and leaved vert. \iIutto—i\il con-
sere sibi.

Sect — Rockfield, necr Kells, co. Meath.



ROUND OF BIRCH HALL.

EouM), James, Esq. of Birch Hall, Essex, J.P.
and D.L., late Major West Essex MiUtia, M.A.
Ch. Ch. Oxford, iJarrister-at-Law, M.P. for East
Essex, 1868 to 1885, and for North-East Essex since
1885, owner of Colchester Castle, b. 6 April, 1842 ;
m. 25 Aug. 1870, his cousin Sibylla Joanna, 4th dau.
of Rev. Henry Freeland, Eector of Hasketon,
Suffolk, and has issue,

I. Charles James, b. 3 Sept. 1885.

I. Sibyl Mary.

II. Eleanor Douglass.

III. Emma Margaret.

IV. Lucy Frances Gray.

V. Edith Creffeild.

VI. Katheren Tayspil.

VII. Joyce Freeland.

Lineage. — William Eocnde, of Oldbury, in Halesowen,
CO. Salop, d. 1652, avid wa.s- great-grandfaihcrof

Thomas Eoijnd, of Alcester, co. Warwick, bapt. at Alcester,
15 April, 1617. He was joint purchaser of Temple-Gratton
Munor 1 March, 1653-54, and left, with other issue, a younger
son,

John Eocnd, of Stratford-upon-Avon, bapt. at Alcester,
24 Sept. 1645; m. at Atherstone 28 July, 1670, Mary, dau.
of James Hurdis, of Athcrstone-on-Stour, co. Warwick, by
Catharine his wife, dau. of Thomas Brawell, of Campden, co.
Gloucester, and by her had tliree sons and two duus.,

I. John, of whom presently.

II. William, bapt. at Strattord 27 March, 1678.

III. James, bapt. at Stratford 22 Oct. 1680, citizen of London
and Master of the Stationers' Company. Purchased Birch
Hall with the Manor and Advowson of Little Birch, 24
March, 1724, d.unm. 1745.

I. Katheren, bapt. at Stratford 12 March, 1672.

II. Mary, bapt. at Stratford 18 July, 1G75.
The eldest son,

John Eocnd, of New Inn, co. Middlesex, hapt. at Stratford
9 June, 1671 ; m. 1697, Mary, dau. and co-heir of Mathevr
Lister, Esq., by Sarah his wife, dau. and sole heir of Eev.
Edward Sparke, D.D., Ciiaplain to Charles II., and was
bur. (in Lister Vault) at Bow 19 Dec. 1718, leaving by her,
with other issue, a son and heir,

William Rodnd, Esq. of Birch Hall, J.P. for Essex, who s.
his mother at her death in 1733, and his uncle in 1745. He
m. 1729, Susannah, dau. of John Warner, of Old Ford,
Middlesex, and by her (who d. 1764), had (with a dau. Mary,
111. .John Keeling, Esq. of Fingringhoe Hall, Essex) three sons,
James, his heir; Joun (xee Bound of IVfSt Birgliolt) ; William,
d. v.nm. in India. Mr. EounJ d. 30 Oct. 1772, and was s. by
his eldest son,

James EouND, Esq. of Birch Hall, who m. 19 Jan. 1758,
Thamar, dau. and sole heir of Peter Cr



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