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i'd az., two bars
erm., in chief three suns or, for Nicholson. Cre.v t.s— 1st,
Shaw : A dove bendy sinister of six arg. and sa., in the beak
an olive branch ppr., the dexter leg resting on a lozenge ; 2nd,
Nicholson: Out of a ducal coronet gu., a lion'a head erm.
Motto — Per castra ad astra.

i'ea/s— Arrowe Park, Woodchurch, Birkenhead, and Sand
Hey, Hoylake, Birkenhead.

lUsidmce. — 35, Queen's Gate, London.


Shawe, Henry Cunliffe, Esq. of Weddington
Hall, CO. Warwick, J.P., b. 20 Aug. 1833; m. 9
April, 1863, Georgina Wilmot, 2nd dau. of Rev.
Sir William Nigel Gresley, Bart, of Nethcrseale-
Hall, CO. Leicester, and has had issue,

I. Henry Nigel Pole, b. 30 Jan. 1874.

II. Charles, b. 15 Nov. 1878.

I. Edith Mary, b. 28 July, 1864; to. 15 Feb. 1887, Lieut.-Col.
Francis Capel Mauley, Coldstream Guards, eldest son of
Augustus East Manley, Esq., J. P., of Manley Hall, CO.
Stafford, and has issue.

II. Laura Georgina, b. 9 Dec. 1865; d. 11 May, 1875.

III. Caroline, h. 3 May, 1867 ; d. an infant.

IV. Eleanor Grace, b. 30 Jan. 1872.

V. Margaret Sophia, 6. 13 April, 1875 ; d. an infant.

Lineag'e. — Joseph Shawe, Esq. of Liverpool, Merchant,
?)!. Dorothy, eldest dau. and co-heir of John Wingfield, Esq.
of Haslcborough Hall, co. Derby, and was s. by his son,

William ,^iawe, Esq. of Preston, co. Lancaster, m. Anne,,
elder dau. of Foster Cunliffe, Esq., and sister of Sir Ellis Cun-
liffe, the 1st Bart, of that family, twice M. P. for Liverpool, and
had issue,

I. William Ccnliffe, his heir.

II. Jose]ili, who 111. Anne-Frances, dau. of William Baynes,
Esq. of Harefield Place, and had issue,

1 William Cunliffe, formerly Capt. Royal Horse Guards-
Blue, who m. Miss Pattenson, of Selwood, near Bath, and
had an only child. Jane Elizabeth.

2 John Wingfield, late an Otticer in the Scots Greys, who
VI. 1836, his cousin, Mary, dau. of Sir Christopher Baynes,
1st Bart. She d. 17 Jan. 1856.

1 Mary Anne, in. 1st, John George Herbert, eldest son
of Sir George G. Williams, Bart., and 2ndly, Willi;im E.
Robinson, Esq., Deputy-Governor of the Bank of England,

The elder son,

William Cunliffe Shawe, Esq. of Singleton Lodge, co.

Lancaster, of Southgate House, Middlesex, and of Kesgrave

Hall, Suffolk, M.P. for Preston, b. 1744; m. 1st, Dorothy,

dau. of Richard Whitehead, Esq. of Preston, and had one son,

Robert Newton, of Kesgrave Hall, co. Suffolk, J.P. and

D.L., M.P. for E.ast Suffolk, b. 26 Oct. 1784 : to. 31 Oct. 1811,

Frances Anne, dau. of Thomas Jones, Esq. of Slaplcton, co.

Gloucester, and d. s.p. Nov. 1855.

Mr. Shawe wi. 2ndly, Philippa, dau. and co-heir of Charles

Pole, Esq. of Southg.ate, co. Middlesex, M.P. for Liverpool, and

by her (who d. Nov. 1850) had issue.





I. Samtjel Pole, of whom presently.

II. Charles Augustus, Col. in the Coldstream Guards, m.
Miss Jane Grace Lovell, of Cole Park, Wilts.

III. Francis Manley, who took the name of Tatlok {see
Shawe-Taylor of Castle Taylor).

I. Frances Anne, who m. John Phillips, Esq. of Culham
House, CO. Oxford, and d. 2S June, i824.

II. Elizabeth Sophia, vi. Pichard ManserKh St. George, Esq.
of Headford Castle, co. Galway, Ireland"^, and (?. 5Feb. 18SS,
aged 90.

III. Emma Philippa, m. Philip Henry Powys, Esq. of Hard-
wick House, CO. Oxford.

Jlr. Shawe d. Nov. 1821. His son,

Samuel Pole Shawe, Esq. of Maple Hayes, co. Stafford,
J.P. and D.L., b. 15 July, 1789 : m. 1st, Mary, dau. of Edward
Egan, Esq. of Ussage House, Southgate, and by her (who d.
24 June, 1825) had a dau.,

Mary Egan, m. 6 Sept. 1805, Gen. Robert Newton Phillips.
He m. 2ndly, Caroline, dau. of llev. Charles Ballard, of Hase-
ley, Oxon, and by her (who d. 28 Aug. 1833) had issue,

I. Hknry Cdnliffe, now of Weddington Hall.

I. Charlotte Sophia.

II. Frances Philippa, d. an infant.

III. Emily Pole.

He m. 3rdly, Mary Maria, dau. of Sir E. Miles, K.C.B., and
widow of William Oakeley, Esq. of Glanwilliain, North Wales,
and (/. 11 March, 1862, when he was s. by his only son, the
present Henry Cunliffe Shawe, Esq. of Weddington Hall.
Seat — Weddington Hall, Nuneaton.


(See Tatloe of Castle Taylge.)


Sheddex, Geoege, Esq. of Somerville, Isle of
Wight, and Paulerspury Park, co. Nortliampton,
J.P. for Hants, B.A. Camb., Barrister-at-Law, b.
27 Oct. 1856, s. his father 5 May, 1877 ; m. 7 Oct.
1880, Alice Sarah, dau. of Caleb Hammond Gater,
Esq. of Town Hill Park, co. Southampton, and has

I. Eoscow George, 6. 13 May, 1882.

II. Edward Claude, 6. 12 Jan. 1885.

III. Graham Percival, b. 27 July, 1886.
I. Alice Katharine Beatrix, b. Oct. 1883.
n. Constance Evelyn, 6. 28 Aug. 1889.

III. Mary Eleanor Goodrich, b. 20 March, 1891.

Lineage. — Robert Shedden (son of John Shedden, Mer-
cliant at Beith, N.B.) resided some time as a merchant in
Holland, afterwards settled in his native place, and acquired
property there prior to the year 1675. His grandson,

AViLLiAi.1 Shedden, of Aughingree and Kerse (youngest son
of Robert Shedden, Esq., who purchased in 1690, the estate of
Eoughwood, CO. Ayr, and the lands of Kerse, co. Renfrew, and
Jean his wife, dau. of John Haivie, of Greenend), b. 1708; vi.
Beatrix, dau. of Robert Dobbie, Chamberlain of Giffen, and
had issue,

Robert, of whom presently.

Jolin, drowned at sea near Whitehaven in 177G, .<t. p.

Anne, m. James Patrick, of Shotts, co. Ayr, and had issue
(now extinct).

Jean, d. umn.

Beatrix, ra. John Shedden, of Muirstown, near Beith, and
had issue.
Mr. Shedden d. 1751, and was s. by his elder son,

Robert .Shedden, Esq., an eminent merchant of London,
settled in Virginia 1759, took refuge in Bermuda in 1776,
afterwards lived at New York, he returned to London in 1783,
and settled there, b. 1741 ; rii. in Virginia 1767, Agatha Wells,
dau. of John Goodrich, Esq. of Nansemond Plantation, and by
her (who d. 1837) had issue,

I. George, his successor.

II. Robert, of Brooklands, Hants, and Mary Church, Devon,
D.L., High Sheriff for co. Southampton, 1822, ?!i. Millicent,
only dau. of Robert Duncan Munro, Esq., and had an only

Emily Munro, m. 1827, Henry George Gary, Esq. of Torr
Abbey, Devon, who d. 2 Sept. 1840.

III. John, a Col. in the army, of Eastonton and Efford, Hants,
'ill. 1802, Sophia Elizabeth, dau. of Matthew G. Lewis, F,.sq.,
Under-Secretary of War, and co-heir (with her sister, Fanny
Maria, Lady Lushington) of M. G. Lewis, Esq., M.P., and
had issue,

1 Lewis, late Capt. 15th Hussars, 6. 18C3 ; m. Agnes, only

dau. and heiress of — Eastmont, Esq. of Edinburgh, and
d. s. p. 1844.

2 Goodrich, late Capt. 8th Hussars, b. 18C5; m. the dau.
of Cornelius Sullivan, Esq. of Upper Merrion Street,
Dublin, and d. Sept. 1884, leaving an only dau. Frances,
m. Austin J. Delmege, Esq. of Kathkeale, oo. Limeiiek,
and has issue.

3 William Lindsay, of Delawarr Ho\ise, H.ants, J. P.,
ser\ed in the 17th Lancers, b. 1809: I'l. 1851, Martha
Sophia, 2nd dau. of the late S. Meade llobson, Esq. of
Muekrip House, co. Cork, and left iss;:r. .-m only son,

Lewis William, of Craigwen, co. Hants, and Cierphilly,
CO. Glamorgan, b. 3 Jan. 1853; in. lit, 14 June, 18;3,
Mettle Alice, dau. of John White, Esq. of Compton
Manin, Somerset, and by her, who d. 13 Aug. lo84,
had issue,

Lindesay Hamilton Alexander, b. 26 March, 1875 ; d.
9 May, same year.

Lindesay Harry Compton, b 20 June, 1831.

Irene Millecent Angel, b. 23 April, 1874; d. 21 June,

Gladys Emily Sophy Compton, 6. 26 Sept. 1S78.

Ella Montagu Marie, b. 14 March, 1884.
He m. 2ndly, 17 June, 1886, Emily Maiy Anna, dau. of
Dr. McGrath, 22nd Regt., and niece of William Henry
McGratli, Esq. of Toonagh, co. Clare, and by her has
further issue,

John Lewis le Hunte, b. 10 Sept. 1889.

Caroline Moyra, b. 26 Sept. 1888.

4 Adelaide F" ranees, m. 12 July, 1827, Lieut.-Gen. Pringle
Tiiylor, K.H., of Pennington, Hants, and had issue.

5 Millicent, d.. imm. 1832.

IV. M'illiam, Merchant of London, 7n. Wilhelmina. one of
the two daus. of Capt. William Miller, U.N., and left, at his
decease, 1820, an only child,

Robert, d. icnm. 19 Nov. 1849.

V. Bartlett Bridger, of Aldham Hall, Suffolk, m. Mary Shed-
den, eldest dau. of his uncle, Bartlett Goodrich, Esq. of
Saling Grove, Essex, and left at his decease, ls20, an only
dau. and heir,

Mary Bridger Shedden, m. 30 June, 1825, Thomas Barrett
Lennard, Esq., M.P., eldest son of Sir Thomas Barrett
Lennard, 1st Bart, of Belhus, Essex, and d.24 July, 1844,
leaving issue (see Burke's I'ecraqe).

I. JIargaret, 711. Edward Allfrey, E.'iq. of Banstead, Surrey,
and Robertsbridge, Sussex. Both deceased, leaving issue.

II. .Agatha Beatrix (Goodrich, d. aged 75, at F'alkensttin,
Torquay, 29 Dec. 1859.

III. Mary Elizabeth, m. Rev. G. S. GriflSn Stoncstreet, LL.B.,
of Halton, Hastings, and Stondon Hall, Essex. Both
deceased, leaving issue.

Mr. Shedden d. 26 Sept. 1826, bur. at Paulerspury church,
where there is an inscription to his memory, and was s. by his
eldest son,

George Shedden, Esq. of Paulerspury Park, of Knockmar-
loch, CO. Ayr, and Hardmead, Bucks, m. 4 Sept. 1796, his
cousin Mary, cider dau. and co-heir of William Goodrich, Esq.
of Spring Hill, Isle of Wight, and had by her (who d. 2 Dec.
1827) four sons and eight daus.

I. William George, of Spring Hill.

II. Robert John, b. 19 Feb. 1«06; d. 5 July, 1865.

III. Roscow Cole, $. his brother, 1873.

IV. Edward Cole, Hector of Clapton, co. Nortliampton, b. 9
Aug. 1815; ?)i. 6 July, 1842, Mary, dau. of Joseph Hall,
Esq. of Castleton, co. Derby, and d. 19 Sept. 1876.

I. Catherine Goodrich, d. nam. 12 June, 1855.
II. Agatha Wells Bridger, m. Robert Hawthorn, Esq. of
London, and d. 8 Jan. 1865, leaving issue.

III. Margaret Bridget Goodrich, m. Rev. James Galloway,
and d. 8 June, 1847, leaving issue.

IV. Mary George, d. unni. 26 Dec. 1826.
v. Beatrix, d. unm. 20 May, 1856.

VI. Louisa, d. «ii))i. 20 Sept. 1868.
vii. Lavinia, d. v.iirii. Nov. 1882.
VIII. Octavia.

Mr. Shedden d. 21 March, 18.55, and was .t. by his eldest son,

William George Shedden, Esq. of Spring Hill, Isle of
Wight, b. 22 July, 1S03 ; r,i. 11 Sept. 1861, Caroline, youngest
dau. of Admiral Sir Graham EdenHamond, Bart., G.C.B., and
d. «. J). 1873. His widow d. 20 Oct. 1881. He was s. by his

Roscow Cole Shedden. Esq. of Millfield House, Isle of
Wight, and of Paulerspury Park, co. Hants, and Knockmar-
loch, CO. Ayr, J. P., b. 10 Oct. 1811 ; m. 9 JIarch, 1854, Char-
lotte Joanna, dau. of James Fitchett Burrell, Esq. of Belvoir
House, and F'riniley Manor, Hants, and d. 5 May, 1877, having
had issue,

I. George, now of Spring Hill and Paulerspury Park.

II. Koseow James, b. 1858; d. 18fi6.

III. Graham Eden, of Knoekmarlock and Milliield, b. 1359.
I. Charlotte Louisii Jessie, m. 6 April, 1833, John Wmthrop

Woodruff, Esq., and has issue.
II. Mary Constance.





Arms — Az., on a chevron, between three griffins' heads
erased ar.ff., :is m:iny crosses-crosslet titehec gu., on a chief of
tlie second an esaillop of ihe first between two einqueluils of
the third. — A hermit ppr., couped below the shoulders,
vested russet, his hood peudcut at the back. Motto— I'idem
meam observabo.

&<if.«— Spring Hill. East Cowes, !ind Somerville, St. John's
Tart, Kyde, Zsle of Wi-ht.


SiiEErsHAXKS, Kev. Thomas, M.A., of Artliing-
toii Hall, 00. York, Lord of the Manor and Patron
of the living of Anhington, b. 24 March, 1819 ; m.
1st, 16 Aug'l ISiO, .Margaret, 3rd dau. of :Nathaniel
Milner, Esq. of "Wragbj, co. York, and by her
(who d. 21 Jidj, 18S0) has issue,

William (.W'nsley Hurst, Ripley, Yorks), M.A. Trin. Coll.
Cainb. J.P., and County Councillor, Barrister-at-Law of
the Inner Temple, b. 26 Jan. 1851 : m. 12 Oct. 1876, Emily
Florence, elder dau. of Uev. Henry G. S. Blunt, Hector
of St. Andrew's, Holborn, and has issue.

Catherine Sarah Eleanor, b. 26 Oct. Is53; d. i Sept. 1SJ5.

He m. 2ndly, 14 Dec 1882, Julia Maria Anne, elder
dau. of Andrew Grieve, Esq., W.S., and J. P., of
Edinbtirgh, and by her has issue,

Richard Hiisell, b. 19 Feb. ISS.'i.

Charles John Harcourt, b. 31 Jlarch, 1886.

Dorothy Agnes, 6. 15 March, 1888.

Lineagre. — This family has been settled at Linto -in-
Craven, CO. York, for some generations, living on their own

RicH.iED Sheepshanks, of Linton, iii. and had seven sons,
three of whom were in holy orders, and two settled at Leeds,
as clo'h merchants ; one of the latter, Whittell Sheep-
shanks, assumed by royal licence the surname and arms
of York, and was father of Richard York, Esq. of Wighill

Joseph Sheepshanks, of Linton (another of the sons of
Richard, of Linton), d. 1818, leaving by Anne his wife, who
d. 1820, a son,

William Sheepshanks, Esq. of Arthington, near Otley, co.
York, 111. 1818. Sarah, dau. of Lucas Nicholson, Esq. of Leeds,
and d. 31 March, 1872, leaving by her (who d. '28 July, 1823).

I. TnoMAS (Rev.), now of Arthington.

I. Sarah Ellen, m. April, 1857. Col. Godfrey Rhodes, of West-
haugh, near Pontetract, co. York.

II. Anne, m. 1851, Baron Adolphus de Ferri6res, of Bays Hill
House, Cheltenham.

Arms — Az., a chevron erminoia, between in chief three roses
and in base a sheep passant arg. Crest — On a mount vert, a
Eheep passant arg Motto — Perseverando.

Seats — Anhington Hall, Leeds; Park Place, Harrogate;
and Stokelake House, Chudleigh, Devon.

Clu'j — National.


Sheldox, Henry James, Esq. of Brailes House,
CO. Warwick, E.A. Canib., J.P., High Sheriff 18G0,
b. 12 Sept. 1823 ; m. 3 April, 1852, Alicia Mary,
■widow of William Oakeley, Esq. of Oakcley, Salop,
and dau. of Gen. Sir Evan Lloyd, by his wife, the
Dowager Lady Trimleston.

Lineag-e. — Of Sheldon, co. Warwick, no mention is made
in the Conqueror's survey, whence Dugdale infers that it was
included in Coleshill, and, together with it, possessed by
Geoffrey de Clinton in the reign of Henry I., and fame to
Verdon through his marriage with Leseelina, dau. of the said
Geoffrey, as did also Brandon. Anselme de Sheldon, or one
of his ancestors, was first enfeoffed of this manor by some of
the Verdons, it being proved by testimony that Anselme and
his posterity held it of that family by the service of half
a knight's fee. Of this Anselme mention is first found in
5 Henry III.

William Sheldon, Esq. of Beoly, eldest son of Ralph Shel-
don, Esq. of Aberton, by Philippa his wife (dau. and co-heir
of Baldwin Heath, Esq., and a lineal descendant of the great
and ancient family of Sheldon), )/i. 1st, Mary, dau. of William
Willington, Esq. of co. Warwick, and with her (who (/.
155.3) acquired the estate of Barcheston. He m. 2ndly,
Margaret, dau. of Sir Richard Brooke, Lord Chief Baron of

the E.Kchequer, and relict of Sir William Whorwood,
Attorney-General; she d. 1589, aged 80. Mr. Sheldon d.
1570. His eldest son ((. s. J)., and the estates devolved upoa
his 2iul son,

Ralph Sheldon, Esq. of Weston, to. 1st, Anne, dau. of Sir
Robert Throgmorton, Knt. (she d. 1G03) and 2ndly, Jane,
d;iu. of William West, Lord Delawarr. He d. 1613, and was
s. by his eldest son,

William Sheldon, who, dying without issue, was s. by his

Edward Sheldon, mi. Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas JIarkham,
of Ollerton, co. Notts, and had two sons.

William, in. 1611, Elizabeth, dau. of AVilliam, Lord Petre,
and issue, all of whom (/. s. p. The eldest son,
Ralph, of Beoly, b. 1G23, a noble benefactor to the Co'lege
of Arms, accompanied Charles II. in his flight to Bos-
cobel, and was a party to his concealment in the oak.
He 111. Henrietta Maria, dau. of Thcunas Savage, Viscount
Rocksavage, and d.s.p. 24 June, 1684.
Ralph, of whom we treat.
The 2nd son,

Ralph Sheldon, of Steeple Barton, to. Bridget, dau. of
.\nthony Slorgan, Esq. of Hayford, co. Northampton, and
Weston Underwell Hill, co. Warwick, and d.ying 1658-9 was
s. by his eldest son,

Edward Sheldon, Esq. of Steeple Barton, to. Catharine,
ilau. of Sir Philip Constable, of Everingham, co Y'ork, and by
her (who d 1681) left at his decease, 1676, a son,

Ralph ShELDoN, Esq. of Steeple Barton, and afterwards of
Weston and Beoly, m. Mary Anne, dau. of John Elliott, 2nd
son of Humphrey Elliott, Esq. of Gatacre Park, Salop, and el.
1720, when he was s. by his son,

Edward Sheldon, Esq., m. Elizabeth, dau. of Sir John
Shelley, Bart, of Mitchell Grove, Sussex, and by her (who d.
16 Sept. 1766) had four sons and nine daus. He d. 1746, and
was s. by his son,

William Sheldon, Esq., m. M.argaret Frances Disney, dau.
of James Rookc, Esq. of Bigsware, co. Gloucester, and by her
(who el. 1766) had (with a dau. Margaret Frances, in. 1772,
Franc s Talbot, Esq. of Witham Place, Essex, brother to the
Earl of Shrewsbury) seven sons,
Ralph, his heir, of whom presently.
William, of Brailes, co. Warwick, d. unm. Nov. 1830.
Edward, d. unm.

James, m. the dau. and heiress of Rev. Mr. Mostyn.
Charles Henry, of Haute Fontaine, France, m. Elizabeth,
2nd dau. of Richard Gorges, Esq. of Eye, co. Hereford,
f I.P. for Leominster, and relict of Charles Graham, Esq. of
Netherby. CumberUand.
George, of Ems, Upper Austria, m. Frances, Princess of
Henry, el. at Weston, 1761.

Mr. Sheldon d. 1780, and was s. by his eldest son,

Ralph Sheldon, Esq. of Weston, M.P., Col. of the Oxford
Loyal Volunteers. ?u. Jane, eldest dau. of Admiral Francis
Holburne, of Menstrie, N.B., and sister of Sir Francis Hol-
burne, and by her had a son, Edward Ralph Charles, his
heir, and three dans., Catherine, who el. unm. about 1818;
Jane Louisa, m. Robert Fellowes, Esq. of Shottesham Park,
Norfolk ; and Fanny Anne, m. Cointe D'Orfeuille. Mr. Sheldon
d. 1822. Ui< only sou and heir,

Edward Ralph Charles Sheldon, Esq. of Brailes House,
J. P. and D.L., JI.P. for Soutli Warwickshire, and Major of the
Warwickshire Militia, b. 2 March, 1782; m. 14 Aug. 1817,
Marcella, only child of Thomas Meredith Winstanley, K.sq. of
Lispon Hall, co. Dublin, and by her (who d. 23 July, 1849) had
(with four other children, who d. zmm).

William Edward, b. 21 Sept. 1821 ; d. 20 March, 1835.
Henry James, present represMitative.

Edward Ralph Charles, Capt. 63rd Regt., b. 22 Dec. 1828; to.
Jan. 1855, Elizabeth, youngest dau. of Gen. Loftus, and
d. s.p. 26 Nov. 1867.
Isabel, m. 1st, 1854, Col. Frederic Granville, late 23rd Royal
\Velsh Fusiliers, and Col. 2nd Warwickshire Militia, who d.
Oct. 1885; she ?n. 2ndly, 22 Sept. 1887, Vincent Pollexfen
Calmady, Esq. of Tettcott, near Holsworthy, Devon.

Mr. Sheldon d. 11 June, 1836.

Aniis—Sa.., a fesse arg. between three sheldrakes ppr. Crest
— A sheldr.ake ppr. Motto— Optimum pati.

Seat — Brailes House, Shipston-on-Stour, co. Warwick.


Sheltox, Grantllt Deane, Esq. of Eossmore
House, CO. Limerick, fo.-merly Lieut. Eoyal Lim-
erick Piisiliers (Militia), 6. 7 Feb. 1852; OT. 28 March,





1882, Eioma Anne, dan. of Edward Atkinson, Esq.,
J. P., of Glenwiliiam Castle, co. Limerick, and lias

I. Augustus Grantley, b. 15 March, 1SS3 ; d. 27 Aug. 18S3.

II. Deane Grantley, 6. 19 July, 18SG.

III. Edward Willington, b. 15 Avig. 1889.

IV. Augustus Curlrin, &. 11 Dec. 18P0.

I. Mary Olive Emma, b. 7 March, 18S4.

II. Rosa Kathleen, 6. 17 Sept. 1887.

III. Eowena Mary, b. 15 April, 1892.

IV. Emma \orah, 6. 11 Dec. 1893.

Liineage.— John Shelton, Capt. 1st Eoyal Dragoons of
Ireland feiuf. Queen Anne; d. at Ghent in the Netherlands
■while serving under the Duke of Marlborough, leaving a son
and heir,

KoBERT SuELTON, Esq. of Eossmore House, co. Limerick,
J.P., m. Margaret, dau. of Giles Powell, Esq. of Houndscourt,
CO. Cork, and left a son and successor,

John Shelton, Esq. of Eossmore House, J. P., m. 1789,
Elizabeth, dau. of John Willington, Esq. of Castle Willington,
CO. Tipperary, and had issue,

John Willington, his heir.

Mary, m. Thomas Hayes, Esq. of Sunbury.

Alicia, TO. John Chapman, Esq. of Castle Mitchell.
The only son,

John Willington Shelton, Esq. of Eossmore Horse, J. P.,
Capt. in the army, served all through the Peninsular war with
the 28th Foot, and was in the battle of Waterloo, in which ho
■was four times severely ■wounded, appointed subsequently,
for his service. Adjutant of the Eoyal Surrey Militia, b. 1791 ;
m. 14 Aug. 1817, Mary, dau. of John Eichards, Esq. of Black-
down House, CO. Southampton, by whom (who d. 16 March,
1874) he had issue,

I. Gkantley John Willington (Eev.), his heir.

II. George Augustus Frederick, M.B., Surgeon-General in
the army (half-pay), formerly of the 60th Eifles, and 48th
Foot, 6. Oct. 1821.

ui. Jonathan Eobeet Willington, of Bruree House, co.
Limerick, J. P., late Lieut.-Col. Eoyal Limerick Fusiliers
(Militia), formerly an Officer in the army, served as Lieut.
in the 14th and 28th Eegts., b. 19 Nov. 1826; to. 4 July,
1848, Emily Mary, dau. of Eead Eobert Hills, Esq. of
Cringleford, Norfolk, and has issue,

1 Willington Augustus David, J. P., Capt. 3rd Batt.
"The Queen's" E.W.S. Eegt., lormerly 6'2nd Eegt., b. 14
May, 1«49 ; vi. Victoria, dau. of John Chancellor, Esq. of
Stanwell, Middlesex.

2 Abbott George, b. 21 Sept. 1853.

Mr. Shelton d. 19 July, 1847, and was s. by his eldest son,

Eev. Grantley John Willington Sheldon, of Eossmore
House, b. 1 April, 1S'20; m. 11 Oct. 1847, Eosa, dau. of Read
Eobert Hill, Esq. of Cringleford, Norfolk, and d. 8 July, 1882,
leaving issue,

Grantley Deane, now of Eossmore House.


/Seat— Eossmore House, Charleville, co. Limerick.


Shexstone, Feedeeice Smith, Esq. of Sutton
Hall, Sussex, J.P. for cos. Staiford, Worcester, and
Sussex, D.L. for cos. Stafford and Sussex, High
Sheriff for the latter co. 1886, Hon. Major Queen's
Own Royal Worcestershire Yeomanry Cayalry, late
Fellow of St. John's Coll., Oxford, called to the
Bar 1847; m. 6 Feb. 1873, Augusta Emma Grace,
eldest dau. of Capt. Hambley Knapp, 5th Fusiliers,
and has issue,
Adela Caroline Shenstoke.

Mr. Shenstone is second son of Eichard Smith,
Esq. of Shenstone Hall, and The Priory (see Smith
of Orovehurst), by Elizabeth, dau. of Samuel Fere-
day, Esq. of Ettingshall Park.
/SectJ— Sutton Hall, Barcombe, Lewes.


Shepherd, Aethur, Esq. of Shaw End, co.
Westmorland, J.P., D.L., High Sheriff 1865, b.
1825, m. 1st, Janie, dau. of James Bryans, Esq. of
Belfield, D.L. co. Westmorland, and by her (who
d. 1869} had

Henrt Anthony, m. G Feb. 1894, Mary, dau. of George
Taylor, Esq. Mary Eliza.

He m. 2ndly, 1875, Eliza, dau. of AVilliam Boldon
Bolden, Esq. of Hyning, D.L. co. Lancaster.

Lineag'e. — Nicholas Shepherd, descended from a family
long settled in co. Westmorland, living tern}]. Henry VIII.,
was father of

Arthur Shepherd, ■who purchased lands in Patton, in
the parish of Kendal, where his descendants have conlinued
to reside. He left two sons, William and Anthony, the

William Shepherd, s. his father and had two sons, Arthur,
heir to his father, and Anthony. The eldest,

Arthur Shepherd, had two sons, i. Obadiah, »!. Margaret,
dau. of Thomas Dixon, of Orrest Head, in Applethwaite, and
sister of Eev. Thomas Dixon, Fellow of Queen's Coll. Oxford,
and Eector of Weyhill, co. Southampton, and had, with other
issue, a son, Nathan, whose son Joseph (Eev.), of York, in.
Eebecca, dau. of William Prince, of Upper Poppleton, co.
York, and left a son, Arthur, M.D., ot Grantham, (/. s.ji. ; ii.
AnthuNY, who carried on the line. The 2nd son,

Anthony Shepherd, ra. Jane, dau. of Thomai Lyckbarrow,
of Kendal, and had, wi'.h other issue, a son,

Arthur Shepherd, m. Sarah, dau. of Henry Wilkinson, Esq.
of Topthorn, Selside, and great-niece of Ven. Eobert Pearson,
Archdeacon of Suffolk (whose son, Eight Eev. John Pearson,
D.D., was Bishop of Chester 1673 to 1686), and by her had,
I. Henry, his heir; ii. Anthony (Eev.), D.D., Fellow of Ch.
Coll. Camb., Professor of Astronomy, Eector of Barton Mills,
CO. Suffolk, and Eastling, co. Kent, Canon of Windsor, d. uvm.;
I. Jane, m. Marmaduke Tunstal, Esq. of Wharton Dykes.
The eldest son,

Henry Shepherd, ra. Agnes, dau. of Richard Cragg, E=q. of
Mansergh Hall, and great granddau. of James Cragg, by Mary
his wife, dau. and heir of John Middleton, Esq. of Middleton
Hall, and had a son,

Arthur Shepherd, in. 1st, Elizabeth, dau. of William Wil-
kinson, of Kendal, and by her had

I. Arthur, m. Dorothy, dau. of J. Milner, and d.s p.

II. Henry, of whom h

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