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mentioned above).
High Sheriff CO. Xottingham in 1712; i/i.Mary, dau. of Thomas
Porter, Esq. of Bingham, Notts, and d. 1754, leaving three
daus., and co-heirs,

I. Margaret, b. 1716; m. her cousin, Henry Porter, Esq. of
Birmingham, J. P. for Notts, Verderer of Sherwood Forest,
and Deputy-Ranger of Tliorneywood Chase, who assumed
the name and arms of Sherbrooke upon the death of his
wife's father in 1754, and d. s. p. 14 Jan. 1779. Mrs. Sher-
brooke survived her husband, and d. 21 Dec. 1799, and was
bur. at Oxon.

II. Sarah, m. William Coape, Esq. of Arnold, co. Notts, and
of Farnah, in DufBeld, co. Derby, J. P. for Notts, and Ver-
derer of Sherwood Forest (who d. 28 June, 1791), and d. at
Arnold, 3 March, 1789, and was bur. at Oxton. She left

1 William, of Oxton, J. P. for Notts, and for many years
Chairman of the Quarter Sessions, and High Sheriff in
ls03, s. to the family esiates upon the decease of liis aunt
in 1799, and assumed the name and arms of Sheriirooks
only. He ni. 5 April, 1785, Anne, only dau. and heir of
John Foxcroft, Esq. of co. Nottingham, by his wile, the
only dau. and heir of Thomas Langford, Esq. of Basford,
Notts. He d. s. p>- 1" Nov. 1831, aged 73, and his widow,
d. 15 Oct. 1847, aged 83 years.

'I Henry, Col. in the Royal Sherwood Foresters, or Not-
tinghamshire Regt. of Militia, d. a bachelor, 15 March,
1849, aged 89, and was bur. at Oxton.

3 John, K.C.B., and Gen. in the array, who greatly dis-
tinguished himself at Seringapalam and elsewhere, and
was constituted Lieut.-Governor and Commander of the
Forces in Nova Scotia in 181 1, and appointed Governor-
Gen, of Canada in 1815. He m. 1811, Katheriiui, eldest
dau. and heir of Rev. Reginald Pyndar, Rector of Madres-
field, CO. Worcester, and d. s. p. 14 Feb. 1830, aged 65.
His widow d. at Sidinouth, Devon, 16 May, 1856.

1 Elizabeth, d.. unm.

2 Sarah, la. Samuel Hamer Gates, Esq. of Chapel Allerton,
CO. York, and d. 2 Feb. 1834, aged 76, leaving issue.

III. Elizabeth, ra. Samuel Lowe, Ksq. of Southwell, co. Notts
(only son, by Bridget, his 3rd wife, dau. of Edward Lee,
Esq., of Samuel Lowe, Esq., who derived his descent from
the ancient Cheshire stock through a branch which had
migrated into Lancashire, and who had purchased an estate
at Southwell, about the beginning of the last century,
and had settled at that place), and by him had, with other

1 Sherbrooke, of Southwell, J.P. and High Sheriff for
Notts in 1785, ia. Bridget, dau. of Richard Turner ;
Beecher, Esq. ol Southwell, and d. 3 Dec. 1794, leaving '

2 Lee, d. a bachelor.

3 Robert, of Southwell, J.P. and Hich Sheriff for Notts,
1S02. He m. Anne, dau. of Richard Turner Beecher,





Esq. of Southwell, and d. 23 July, 1822, having had, with

other issue, a son,
Bobert (Eev.), Rector of Binpcham and Prebendary of
Southwell, r/i. July. lyO.o, Ellen, dau. and co-heir of
Eev. Keginald Pyndar, Rector of Madresfield co. Wor-
cester, and d, 23 Jan. 1845, aRed 65. His widow d. 15
Nov. 1852, aged 69, having had issue,

1 Henkt Pokteb, of Oxton Hall, Notts, B.A., J.P. and
D.L., High Sheriff in 1859, late Capt. in the Eoyal
Sberwood Foresters or Nottinghamshire Regt. of

* Militia, and subsequently Capt. in the South Not-
tinghamshire Yeomanry Cavalry, 6. 3 Sept. 1810 : m.
26 Dec. 1840, Louisa Anne, eldest dau. of William
Fane, Esq., H. E. I. C.C.S., sixth son of the Hon. Henry
F'ane, of Fulheck, co. Lincoln, and d. 12 June, 1887,
leaving issue,

I. William, now of Oxton.

II. Henry Nevile (Rev.), Vicar of Clifton, late
Lieut. 43rd Foot, h. 3 F>b. 1846; ra. 1st, 3
Feb. 1871, Lady Harriett Alice, only dau. of
the 2nd Earl Howe, and by her (who d. 13
April, 1875) has issue, 1 Penn Curzon, h. 28 Nov.
isri; 1 Sybil Wary, 6. 4 July, 1873; 2 Evelyn
Alice, b. 7 April, 1875. He m. 2ndly, 5 March,
1878, Lady Lilias Charlotte Cairns, dau. of Hugh,
1st Earl Cairns, and has issue, 2 Nevile Hugh
Cairns, b. 8 April, 18t0; 3 Cuthbert Arthur, b. 20
Jan. 1883; 4 Ronald Henry, b. 16 June, 1884, d.
\i,\)2 : 3 Cicely Catherine ; 4 Marjorie Lilias. He
m. 3rdly, Jan. 1892, Alice Maud, 4th dau. of the
late Henry Abel .Smith, of Wilford House, Notts.

I. Caroline, m. 15 March, 1859, John Chaworth
Musters, Esq. of Annesley Park, and Wiverton
Hall, Notts.

II. Alice Louis, m. 17 Feb. 1863, George Eden Jar-
vis, Esq. of Doddington Hall, co. Lincoln, late
Capt. 18th Hussars.

III. Mary Beresford, m. 30 April, 1890, William,
15th Baron SempiU.

This gentleman assumed the name and arms of Sheb-
BROOKE in 1847, on succeeding to the estates of his
kinsman, William Sherbrooke, Esq. of Oxton Hall.

2 Robert (Right Hon.), raised to the peerage as Vis-
count Sherbrooke 1880 (see Bdbke's Peerage and

3 Frederic Pyndar (Eev.), 6. 1813 ; m. Helen, younger
dau. and co heir of the late John Martin Leake,
Esq. of Thorpe Hall, Essex, and d. 12 Oct. 1872, and
was bur. at Oxton. He left issue, Reginald and

1 Elizabeth Agnes Pyndar, d. unm. 3 Sept. 1860,
aged 51.

2 Mary Anne, d. an infant, 1810.

3 Ellen Pyndar. 4 Margaret Anne, d. unm. 1893.
.i4r?)i5— Quarterly : 1st and 4th, vair a chief or, over all a

bend gu. charged with three mullets pierced arg., a cres-
cent for difference for Sheebrooke; 2nd and 3rd, gu., two
wolves passant arg., for Lowe. Crests — 1st, A horse's head
couped arg. charged with three bars gu., for Shebbrooke ;
2nd, A wolf's head erased arg., for Lowe. HIoilo—Yi si non
Seat— OTLton Hall, Southwell.


Sheridan, Algeenon Thomas Beinslet, Esq.
of Frampton Court, Dorset, J.P. and D.L., High
Sheriff 1893, late Lieut. E.N., b. 11 June, 1845 ;
m. 18 Jan. 1871, Mary Lothrop, 2nd dau. of the
Hon. J. Lothrop Motley, late United States
Minister at the Court of St. James, and has issue,

I. Richard Bbinsley, 6. 22 May, 1874.

II. John Lothrop Motley,} . , „, ^

m. Algernon Brinsley, | ^wms, b. 21 June, 18/6.

IV. William Frederick, 6. 5 Jan. 1879.

V. Maurice Overring.

I. Mary Elizabeth Brinsley, 6. 19 Oct. 1871.

II. Sophie Florence Lothrop, b. 19 Sept. 1872.

Lineage. — This is a very ancient Celtic family, of co.
Cavan, and can be traced back to a remote period of Irish
history. Its earlier alliances were with the O'Eourkes, O'Neils,
O'Tearams, O'Donnells, O'Farrells, O'Connors, O'Eeillys, &c.
Two of its members were distinguished for their abilities and
learning in the reign of Chables II., viz., Thomas Sheridan
and Charles, his brother. Bishop of Kildare.

Rev. Thomas Shebidan, b. 1687, the son of a country
gentleman, possessed of an estate at Uaghteraghy, co. Cavan,
■was educated at Trin. Coll. Dublin, through the kindness of
his relative, Dr. William Sheridan, the deprived Bishop of
Kilmore, and subsequently entering into Holy Orders, gained
the patronage and favour of Dean Swift. Dr. Sherdan m.

Elizabeth, dau. of Charles M.TcFadden, of Quilcagh, co. Cavan,
and d. 1738. His 3rd son,

Thomas Shebidan, M. A. Trin. Coll. Dublin, i. 1719, author
of The Dictionary, in. Frances, dau. of Dr. Philip Chamberlayne,
Prebendary of Eathmichael. This lady was known in letters
by her Sidney Biddulph Nourjahad, and the comedies of The
Discovery and The Dupe. By her (who was granddau. of
Sir Oliver Chamberlayne) Mr. Sheridan had issue,

I. Chakles F'BANCis, 6. 1750; in. 1783, Letitia Christina

II. EicHABD Beinslet, of whom we treat.

I. Elizabeth, ra. Henry Le Fanu, Esq.

II. Alicia, 7)1. Joseph Le F'anu, Esq.
The youngest son.

Eight Hon. Richard Bbinsley Sheridan, the Orator,
Statesman, Dramatist, and Wit, was b. in Dorset Street, Dub-
lin, 30 Oct. 1751. He m. 1st, 1773, Elizabeth Anne, dau, of
Thomas Linley, Esq., and by her (whD d. 1792) had (besides
a dau. Mary, who d. an infant) a son, Thomas, of whom pre-
sently. He rn. 2ndly, Esther Jane Ogle, dau. of the Dean of
Winchester, and by her had a son, Charles Brinsley, who d.
1843. The son of the 1st marriage,

Thomas Sheridan, Esq., in. 1306, Caroline Henrietta, 4th
dau. of Col. Callander (who afterwards became Sir James
Campbell), of Craigforth, co. Stirling, by Lady Elizabeth
Helena M'Donnell his wife, dau. of Alexander, 5th Earl of
Antrim, and by her (who d. 9 June, 1851) had issue,

I. R'CHARD Bbinsley, of Frampton Court.

II. Thomas Berkeley, R.N., accidentally killed by a fall on
board H.M.S. " Diamond," 18-26.

III. Francis Cjnric, Treasurer of the Mauritius, d. there 13
Sept. 1843.

IV. Charles Kinnaird, Attache to the British Embassy at
Paris, d. 30 May, 1847.

I. Helen Selina, m. 4 July, 1825, Price, Lord Dufferin and
Clandeboy, and'2ndly, 13 0ct. 1862, Earl of Gifford, eldest
son of the Marquess of Tweeddale ; d. 14 June, 1867.

II. Caroline Elizabeth Sarah, in. 1st, 30 July, 1827, Hon. G. C.
Norton, brother to Lord Grantley, who d. 24 Feb. 1875,
leaving issue, and 2ndly, 1 March, 1877, Sir William Stir-
ling-Maxwell, Bart., M.P., K.T., d. 1878. She d. 15 June,

III. Jane Georgiana, m. 10 June, 1830, Edward Adolphus,
Duke of Somerset, K.G.

Mr. Sheridan d. 12 Sept. 1817. His eldest son,

Richard Bbinsley Sheridan, Esq. of Frampton Court, Dor-
set, M.P. for Shaftesbury 1845 to 1852, andfor Dorchester, 1852
to 1868, J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1838, Hon. Lieut. Naval
Reserve ; m. 18 M.ay, 1835, Marcia Maria, only surviving
child of Lieut.-Gen. Sir Colquhoun Grant, K.C.B., G.C.H.
(by Marcia his wife, dau. of Eev. John Richards, of Long
Bredy, Dorset), and niece of Francis John Browne, Esq. of
F'rampton Court, Dorset, and by her (who d. \i Aug. 1884)
had issue,

I. Richard Brinsley. h. 11 Dec. 1838 ; d. 17 March, 1868.

II. Francis John Rogers, Rifle Brigade, 6. 6 May, 1842; d. 10
July, 1877.

III. Algernon Thomas Bbinsley, now of Frampton Court.

IV. Charles William Frederick, b. 26 March. 1847.

V. Tliomas Constantine Henry Kier, b. 3 May, 1851.

VI. James Colquhoun Grant, I. 23 Jan. 1857; d. 14 Aug.

I. Edith Marcia Caroline, m. 30 June, 1864, Francis John
Thynne, Esq., eldest son of Very Eev. Lord John Thynne,
and d. 9 April, 1876 {see Bdbke's Peerage. Bath, M.).

II. Florence Sarah Wilhelmine, 771. 27 July, 1868, Augustus,
2nd Lord Poltimore, and has issue.

III. Helena Charlotte, d. unm. 7 March, 1893.
Mr. Sheridan d. May, 1888.

Arms — Vert, a lion rampant between three trefoils slipped or.
Crest — Out of a ducal coronet or, a stag's head ppr. Motto —
Cervus lacessitus leo.

Seat — F'rampton Court, Dorchester, Dorset.

Sheeston, John Davis, Esq. of Evercreech, co.
Somerset, Capt. late 6th Dragoon Guards, J.P. cos.
Lincoln and Somerset, b. 16 May, 1829, m. 13 May,
1851, Innes Eliza, only dau. of the late Major
Hamilton Maxwell, H.E.I.C.S. of Ardwell, co. Wig-
town, by Isabella, his wife, dau. of Abaham Bun-
bury, Esq. of Kilfeacle, co. Tii^perary, and has issue,

I. Charles Davis, late Major, Rifle Brigade, 6. 16 Feb. 1852;
TO. 1878, Edith, dau. of Adm. Sir Charles Talbot, K.C.B.

II. Maxwell, b. 30 July, 1855; d. 15 Feb. 1856.

III. John, b. 25 July, 1857, Capt. Rifle Brigade, to. Alice,
dau. of Gen. Bamfield, B.S.C., Inspector-Gen. of Police.





IV. "William Maxwell, b. 14 April, ISSg. Capt. IStli Hussars.

V. AVilliam Doddington, b. 14 Xov. ISOo.

VI. Peter Davis, b. 7 April, 1S74.

I. Florence Maxwell, b. 5 Jan. 1«!54 ; d. 23 April, same year.
n. Mabel, m. 31 July, ISOO, John Huntley Tliring, Esq. of

Alford, Castle Cary, Somerset.
in. Ethel Innes, b. 7 June, 1S03; d. 27 March, ISSO.

liineage.— PetekSiiekstok, Esq. of Stoberry Park, Wells,
■CO. Somerset, had a grant of the same arms that were pre-
viously granted to his uncle, Peter Davis, of Wells (whose two
sons if. s. p.). He m. 10 July, 1780, Margaret, youngest dau.
of 'Ihomas Strangeways, Esq. of Shapwick, Somerset (she d.
•2ij Jan. 1795). He d. 14 Aug. 1820, aged 75, leaving a son,

Peter Davis Sherston, Esq. of Stoberry Park, Wells, co.
Somerset, Lieut. -Col. 2nd Somerset Militia, m. 1S2S, Julianna
Frances Anne, dan. of Col. Yorke, Lieut, of the Tower of Lon-
don, by Julianna his wife, dau. of — Dodd, Esq. of Swallow-
cfield Park. Berks, and d. 14 May, 1834, aged 51, leaving an
only son, Johk Davis, now of Evercreech House, co. Somerset.

iStaf— Evercrejch House, Bath, co. Somerset.


Shipley, Caroline Geace, dau. of Thomas
Clements Parr, Esq., and granddau. of Sir Charles
Elton, 6th Bart, of Clevcdon Court, Somerset, m. 9
April, 1863, Conwax Mordaunt Shipley, Esq. of
Twvford Moors House, Hants, J.P., (b. 9 Nov.
lSi4), who d. 29 March, 1888, at Mentone,

Xiineag'e. — Rev. Jonathan Shiplet, D.D., Bishop of St.
Asaph, son of Jonathan Shipley, of Leeds, by Martha his wife,
dau. of Davies, of Twyford House, Hants, in. Anna
Maria, dau. and co-heir of Hon. and Eev. George Mordaunt,
oth son of John, Viscount Avalnn, and left at his decease, G
Dec. 17S6 (with several daus. Anna Maria, r/i. Sir William
Jones; Amelia, m. William Charles Sloper, Esq. ; Elizabeth,
d. v.nm.; Georgiana, m. Francis Hare Naylor, Esq.; and
Catherine Louisa), one son,

Eev. William Davies Shipley, Dean of St. Asaph, who
ra. Penelope, dau. and co-heir of Ellis Yonge, Esq. of Acton
Park, CO. Denbigh, by Penelope his wife, dau. and co-heir of
James PlUSscU Stapleton, Esq., and Penelope his wife, dau. of
,Sir John Conway, Bart., and had (with three daus., Penelope,
ra. Dr. Warren, of Worting House, Basingstoke, and is
deceased; Anna Maria, m. Col. Dashwood, and is deceased;
and Amelia, m. Bishop Heber, of Calcutta, and is deceased)
five sons, all since deceased, William, Lieut.-Col. in the
army, Mordaunt, Conway, John, and Charles. The last-

PtEV. Charles Shipley, of Twyford House, Rector of Map-
powder, Dorset, m. 1821, Charlotte, dau. of Orby Sloper, Esq.
of V.'est Woodhay, Berks, and by her (who is deceased) had

I. Conway 5Iordatint, of Twyford floors.

II. Reginald Yonge, (J.B., Gen. late in command of 2nd
Brigade, Aldershot, formerly Col. 7rh Fusiliers, b. 18i6; in.
Amy (whod. Is90), dau. of Lea Birch, Esq., and d. 1890.
baving had issue, Conway Lea ; Mordaunt Lea, Capt. 13th
Bengal Lancers, m. 1892, Henrietta, dau. of — Douglass,
Esq.. U.S.A., and has issue (Conway Douglass, b. 1893);
Reginald Heber; Charles Tyrell ; Avalon ; and three daus.,
Charlotte, m. 1892, Michael Foster, Esq., son of Professor
Foster, of Cambridge, and has issue (Michael Reginald, b.
1S93; ; Amy Lea ; and Evelyn Grace.

III. William Davies, b. Jan. 1828, Major-Gen., late Comm.
40th Regt., m. Louisa, dau. of the late — Ogilvie, Esq., and
by her (who d. 1886) has issue, two sons, Charles Orby,
»;i. 1890, Catherine Jane, dau. of R. T. Carew, Esq. of Balli-
namona, co. Waterford, and has issue (Conway William
Carew, 6. 1893) ; and Harold.

IV. Orby, M.A., 6. July, 1832; m. Zoe, dau. of the Right
Hon. James Wilson, M.P.

1. Anna Maria, w. 1810, Right Hon. Sir Walter Crofton,
Knt., C.B., late Chairman of Directors of Convict Prisons,
Mr. Shipley d. 1834.

Anns— Lozengy, arg. and sa., a bordure of the last. Crent —
Out of an earls coronet or, the bust of a Moorish prince ppr.,
habited of the tirst, wreathed about the temples arg. and sa.
Motto — Nee placida contenta quiete est.
/Seat— Twyford Moors, near Winchester, Hants.


Shirley, Sewallis Evelyn, Esq. of Ettington
Park, CO. Warwick, and Lough. Eea, and Shirley

House, 00. 3Ionaglian, J.P. co. "Warwick, and J.P.
and D.L. co. IMou.aghan, High Sheriff 1SS4, M.P.*
CO. Mouaghan ISGS to 18S0, b. 15 July, 1844; m.
23 Sejit. 1884, Emily Jane, eldest dau. of the late
Col. William Colquhoun Farquharson Macdonald,
of St. Martin's Abbey, co. Perth, J.P. and D.L.

Lineage.— The Anglo-Saxon family of Shirley, of Kether
Etingdon, co. Warwick ; of Shirley, co. Derby ; Staunton
Harold and Rakedale, co. Leicester; of Astwell, co. North-
ampton ; of 'Wiston, Preston, and Ote Hall, co. Sussex; and of
Chartley, co. Sfafford, is descended from Seawallisde Eting-
don, living there tanp. Edward the Confessor, '• whose
name," says Dugdale "argues him to have been of the old
English stock." At the Conquest, the Lordship of Ettiugdon
was granted to Henry de Ferrariis, one of the principal adven-
turers under Duke William, and «as held under him by this
Sewallis, in whose posterity it has ever since continued (see
Burke's P(a-a;/e). Eighteenth in descent from this Saxon
Thane (as Dugdale calls him) was

Sir Robert Shirley, Bart., 1st Earl Ferrers and Viscount
Tamworth and Lord Ferrers of Chartley, who, by his 2nd wife,
Selina, dau. of George Finch, Esq., had issue.

The Hon. George Shirley, of Ettington, Page to Queen
Anne, afterwards Capt. 1st Regt. of Foot Gu.ards. He in. 28
Dec. 1749, Mary, dau. of Humphrey Stmt, Esq. of Horton,
Dorset, and had issue,

George, his heir.

Evelyn, successor to his brother.

Selina, m. Sir Thomas George Skipworth, Bart.

Mary, m. John Smith, afterwards Leigh, Esq. of Comb Hay.
He d. 22 Oct. 1787, and was s. by his elder son,

George Shirley, Esq. of Ettington, who to. twice, but dying
s. ji. 15 March, 1793, was s. by his brotlier,

Evelyn Shirley, Esq. of Ettington, who m. 3 July, 1781,
Phillis Byam, only dau. of Charlton Wollaston, Esq., and

I. Evelyn .John, his heir.

II. Charles,//. 15 Nov. 1792; m. 7 Dec. 1819, Anne Charlotte,
2nil dau. of the Hon. and Rev. George Bridgeuian, and cLs.^j.
12 Dec. 1865 ; she d. 9 Feb. 1858.

III. William, b. 23 March, 1794 ; d. 21 April, 1850.

IV. James, Rector of Frettenham, Norfolk, b. 15 Jan. 1S02 ;
m. 29 Dec. 1831, Catherine Louisa, eldest dau. of Rev. John
Dolphin, and ('. 7 Jan. 1870, having by her (who d. 20 Oct.
1867) had issue,

1 Horatio Henry, b. G Jan. 1834.

2 Evelyn William, Capt. R.N., b. 30 Nov. 1840.

3 James Charlton, Capt. late 100th Regt., b. 30 Aug.

1 Katharine Frances. 2 Georgiana Louisa.

3 Mary. 4 Selina Catherine.

V. Horatio (Sir), K.C.B., Gen. in the army, Col. Connaught;
Rangers. Knight of the Legion of Honour, b. 3 Dec. 1805;
d. 7 April, 18;9.

VI. Arthur George Sewallis (Rev.), M.A., Vicar of Stinsford,
Dorset, b. 20 July, 1810 ; in. 1st, 24 Aug. 1841, Georgiana,
dau. of Rev. William Cookson, and by her (who d. 8 July,
1852) had issue,

Sewallis, b. 18 June, 1848 ; m. 28 March, 1878, Christiana,
3rd dau. of Rev. Henry Bl.ackstone Williams, JI.A.
Robert, Lieut. 2nd Regt., /-. Nov. 1844; d. 21 April, 1869.
Francis John, b. 23 June, 1847.
Mary Selina.

He m. 2ndly, 3rd Sept. 18."i3, Jfary, dau. of Edward Turner,
Esq., and had issue by her (who d. 3 April, 1877),

Arthur Horatio, Lieut. R.N., b. 25 June, 1854.
William (Rev.), B.A., Vicar of Soulhwick, Hants, b. 23
Aug. 1866 ; m. 1884, Alice Louisa, dau. of Rev. F. B.
Piyor, and has issue.
Phillis, 7?i. 16 July, 1886, Col. Henry Richard Newdigate,

Emily Gertrude. Louisa.

He '//!. Srdly, 1878, Francesca Edith, dau. of Capt. John
Ernie Money, and widow of John Symons, Esq. of Tre-

I. .Selina, d. 3 Feb. 1870.

II. Mary, m. 1813, George Morant, Esq., and d. 17 Feb. 1838.

III. Emily Harriet, in. Edward, 3rd Lord SufiSeld.

Mr. Shirley <(. 17 May, 1810, and was .5. by his eldest son,

Evelyn John Shirley, Esq. of Ettington and Lough Fea,
D.C.L., who sat in Parliament successively for co. Monaghan
and South Warwickshire, 6. 26 April, 1788; m. 16 Aug. 1810,
Eliza, only dau. and heir of Arthur Stanhope, Esq., cousin of
George Philip, 8th Earl of Chesterfield, and had issue,

Evelyn Philip, his heir.

Arthur, 5I;ijor-Gen. in the army and late Major-Gen. Turkish
Contingent, U. 8 Feb. 1813; vi. 4 July, 1840, Christine,





youngest dau. oJ James Wardrop, M.D., and d. $. p. 27 Jan.
"Walter Dcvcreux, Major Monngban Militia, b. 20 July, 1819 ;
m. 26 July, 1856, Anna Knox.dau. of William K. Faucettc,
Ksq., and lias an only dau. Louisa, m. 17 March, 1887,
I'rank Thorwaidoen Liebicli, Esq. of Notting Hill.
Selina, 111. 18 May, 1841, the liight Hon. Sir William Heath-
co!e, Bart, of Hursley, late M.P. for the University of
Oxford, who d. 17 Aug. 1881.
Louisa, VI. 2 Sept. 1843, Neil Malcolm, Esq. of Poltalloch, co.
Argyll, and d. 5 Oct. 1887, aged 68. He d. 3 Oct. 1857.
Mr. Shirley d. 31 Dec. 1856, and was s. by his eldest son,

Evelyn Philip Shirley, Esq. of Ettington Park and
Houndshill, cos. Warwick and Worcester, and Lough Fea, co.
Monaghan, J. P. and D.L., High Sheiiff co. Warwick 1867,
JI.P. for South Warwickshire 1853-65, and formerly (from
1841-47) for Monaghan, LL.D. Dublin, 6. 22 Jan. 1812; m. i
Aug. 1842, Mary Clara Elizabeth, dau. of Sir Edmund Hunger-
ford Lechmere, 2nd Bart., and had issue,

I. Sewallis Evelyn, now of Ettington and Lough Fea.

I. Selina.

II. Mary Clara, m. 2 May, 1872, Eev. W. K. W. Chafy Chafy,
of Rouse Lench Court, co. Worcester, and has issue.

III. Katharine.

Mr. Shirley, a gentleman of high literary and antiquarian
tastes, and a writer of considerable ability, d. 19 Sept. 1882.

Anns — Paly of six or and az., a quarter erra., quartered with
the arms of Thomas of Woodstock, Duke of Gloucester, youngest
■son of Edwabd 111. A^icient Coat — Paly of six or and sa.
Crest— The head of a Saracen couped at the neck ppr., wreathed
about the temples or and az., on a torse of the same colour.
Badges — A horsehoe arg., for Ferrers; A Bourchier knot or,
for BocECHiEB. Mottoes — Honor virtutis prajuiium ; Loyal

-Seats— Ettington Park, Stratford-on-Avon, co. Warwick;
and Lough Fea, Carrickmacross, co. Monaghan.

Ciicis— Junior Carlton and National.


Shore, Haeeington Offlet, Esq. late of Lind-
ridge House, co. Leicester, J.P., B.A. Trin. Coll.
Camb., i. 1833 ; m. 1st, 21 Dec. 1861, Isabel Emma,
dau. of Col. D'Ewes Coke, of Debdale Hall, near
Mansfield, and by her (-wlio d. Nov. 1864) lias

I. Janet Diana, h. 1809.

He m. 2ndly, 9 K'ov. 1865, Eleanor Anna, dau. of
Thomas Thomson, M.D. of Leamington, by whom
he has issue,

I. Harrington Offley, 6. 24 Nov. 1868.

II. Sydney Foye, 6. 18 Nov. 1871.

II. Caroline Foye.

III. Eleanor Maye.

IV. Constance Aimee.

Lineage. — The name of Shore is found from an early
jjeriod in the counties of Derby and York. There is a charter,
made 1440, by which John Shore, of Barnsley, grants to
William Shore all his lands and tenements in Sheffield. The
name appears in the earliest pages of the parish register of
ShefSeld, and from those of the name there entered it is probable
that the present family descend.

John Shore, descended from the of Darley Dale,*
b. about 1650, resided at ShefBeld, where he made his will,
2 March, 1682, and d. soon after. By Sarah Sims his wife, he
had, I. Samuel, his heir ; ii. Sylvanus, whose family settled
in Ireland ; in. Isaac. His eldest son,

Samuel Shore, of ShefBeld, merchant, b. 17 May, 1676; m.
7 Nov. 1700, Jane, dau. of George Sykes, of Norton, co. Stafiford,
by whom he had, besides others, who d. young, Samdel, his
heir ; Jane, iii. 1732, John Finch, Esq. of Dudley, co. Warwick ;
Mary, m. 1788, John Milnes, Esq. of Wakefield, by whom she
liad Sir Kobert Shore Milnes, Bart., and Esther, 6. 1724, m.
1766, Robert Milnes, Esq. of Wakefield. Mr. Shore dying
1 Feb. 1651, was s. by his son,

Samcel Shore, Esq. of ShefBeld and Mearsbrook, 6. 21 Aug.
1707 ; m. 17 Oct. 1734, Margaret, dau. and heir of Kobert
Diggles, of Liverpool, merchant, by whom he had issue,

I. Samdel, his heir.

II. John, many years a Banker at Sheffield, afterwards of

* Wordsworth wrote some lines on a tree said to have been
planted on a hill in Darley Dale in memory of the parting for
life of two brothers, one (the elder) the ancestor of the Shores,
Barons Teignmouth.

Scarborough, where he d.,b. 17-14; m. Gertrude, dau. of
George Kinks, of Sheffield, and had issue.

III. Joshua, b. 1749; d. 1760.

IV. William, many years a Banker at Sheffield, residing at
Tapton, 6. 13 Oct. 1752; he rf. 6 Sept. 1822. He to. Mary,
dau. of George Evans, of Cromford, co. Derby, by Anne
his wife, the only sister of Peter Nightingale, Esq. of Lea
and Woodend, co. I')erl)y, High Sheriff 1710 (who d. uidu.
18C3). By Mary his wife, heleft issue,

1 William Edward, of Embley, Hants, and Lea ITurst,
CO. Derby, 7n. 1 June, 1818, trances, widow of William
Edward Nightingale, Esq., and dau. of William Smith,
Esq., M.P. of Parndon, co. Essex. He was b. 15 Feb.
1794, and assumed in pursuance of the will of his grand-
uncle, Peter Nightingale, Esq., the name of Nightin-

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