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63, Harriet, dau. of Rev. J. Baytield, Colonial Chaplain,
and has issue, John and Mary (twins), 6. 7 April, 1870.

I. Mary Anne Prideaux, m. 1865, James Chaffey, Esq.

II. Harriet Helyar.

Mr. Sillifant d. 1 May, 1868, and was s. by his eldest son,

John Woolcombe Sillifant, Esq. of Coombe, J. P., B.A.,
b. 30 Aug. 1823 ; m. 1st, 1850, Charlotte Catherine, dau. of
John Mackay, Esq., and by her (who d. 23 July, 1859) had
issue,

I. Arthur Onslow, now of Coombe.

II. Harry Bellfleld, b. Nov. 18."i3; hi. 11 Sept. 1878, Mabel
Grace Emily, eldest dau. of Rev. John Tayleur Pigot, of
Fremington, Devon, and by her (who d. 5 June, lsa2; has
had issue,

1 Ethel Chariotte.

2 Dora Hester, d. 4 June, 1881.

I. Clarissa Catherine, 6. and d. 1855.
He TO. 2udly, 1864, Charlotte Louisa, only dau. of Col. James
Johnstone Cochrane, Scots Fusilier Guards. He d. 19 Dec.
1869, and was «. by his eldest son.

Arms — Per pale sa. and arg., on a fesse between two boars
passant, the one in chief towards the dexter, the other in base
towards the sinister, two cross-crosslets, all counterchanged.
Crest — At the foot of a cross Calvary or, a lizard ppr. JUotto
— Mens conscia recti.

Seat — Coombe, near Coplestone, North Devon.



SILVA OF TESTCOMBE.

SiLTA, Edwaed, Esq. of Testcombe, Hants, b.
1841 ; m. 1869, Marian, dau. of the late Richard
Carol Barton, Esq. of Streatham, Sui'rey, and haa
issue surviving,

Marian.

Lineagre. — Bruno Evaristo Ferreira da Silva (of a
Portuguese family;, came to England in 1798, m. 1805, Miss
HoUings, and c^ 18'i0, leaving a son,

John J. Silva, Esq. of Wood Lodge, Shooter's Hill, Kent, b.
1806; '111. 1831, Sarah J. S., dau. of William Austin, Esq. of
London, and had, with other issue,

Edward, now of Testcombe.
Mr. SUva d. 1867.

Seat — Testcombe, Stockbridge.

Toicii Iitsultiice—i'i\ Pembridge Square, London, W.



SIIiVERTOP OF MINSTER-ACRES.

SiLVEETOP, Heney Thoiias, Esq. of Minster-
Acres, IS'orthuaiberland, J. P. cos. Northumberland
and Antrim, b. 17 Oct. 1853 ; »h. 19 Jan. 1882,
Rachel Mary Josephine, only dau. of Alexander
McDonnell, Esq. of Xilmore, co. Antrim, and lias
issue,

I. Francis Somerled, 6. 1 Aug. 1883.

II. AVilliam Alexander, b. 10 Dec. 1884.

III. Charles Randal, b. 22 Sept. 1889.

I. Margaret Mary. 11. Elise Mary.

Lineage.— William Silvertop, Esq. of Stella, parish of
Ryton, CO. Durham, m. Miss Galley, and left at his decease (he
was drowned in the Tyne) two sons. The elder,

Albert Silvertop, Esq. of Stella, b. 16 F'eb. 1667; m. 23
May, 1703, Mary, dau. of Joseph Dunn, Esq. of Bladon, and
by her had issue, George, his successor; Joseph ; Albert, of
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, d. vmhi.; Dorothy, rii. James Gibson,
Esq. of Stagshaw Close, Northumberland; Mary; Helen;
Anne, d. nam. 1764. He was s. at his decease (will dated 21
Jime, 1736, proved 27 Feb. 1738-39) by his eldest son,

George Silvertop, Esq. of Minster-Acres, b. 22 Feb. 1705;
TO. 1st, Bridget, dau. of Henry Whittingham, Esq. of Whitting-
ham Hall, and had one son and two daus., namely, John, his
heir; Mary, ra. 1740, Sir Thomas Haggerston, 4th Bart, of
Haggerston, she (if. 22 May, 1773; and Winifred, m. John
Wright, Esq. of Kclvedon, Essex. He iyi.2ndly, Mrs. Pearson,
but had no other issue. She d. 1808, in her 76th year. Mr.
Silvertop was s. at his decease by his only son,

John Silvertop, Esq. of Minster-Acres, b. 1748; ru. June,



1846



STil



THE LANDED GENTRY.



SIM



1772, Catherine, dan. of Sir Henry Lawson, 4th Bart, of Brough
Hall, CO. York ^by Anastasia his wife, dau. of Thomas JIaire,
Esq. of Lartington Hall), and had four sons and a dau.,

t. George, his heir.

II. John. 6. 3 Aug. 1777; d. young.

III. Henry Thomas Maire, h. 21 .May, 1779 : in. E:iza, dau.
of Thomas Witliam. Esq. of Headlam, in the County
ralalino of Dunham, and niece and lieir of \\ illiam
■Wiiham, Esq. ui Cliffe. co. York. Mr. Henry Silvertop in
consequence assumed the surname of Witham. He d.
1S44, leaving, with other issue (foi- ichkh see Witham), a
dau.,

Cathabise, m. 1S23. Henry Englefield, Esq., and ''. 1S57,
leaving issue by him (who d. 1S43;, Henry Charles, of
Minster-Acres: Charles; Louis (llev.): Joseph Law-
rence : Seraphina, a nun, </. 1S75 ; Mary, a nun; Agnes,
m. 1S56, Signor Comi; Philomena, a nun.

IV. Charles, b. 16 Jan. 1781, sometime a Col. in the Spanish
service.

I. Mary.
Mr. Silvertop <?. ISOl (will proved 14 Jan. 1802), and was s. by
his elder sur\iving son,

George Silvertop, Esq. of Minster-Acres h. 6 Jan. 1774-75,
D.L., High Sheriff of Xorthumberland 1^31, who d. -unm. 20
Feb. 1S49, and was .«. by his grand-nephew,

Henry Charles Silvertop, Esq. of Minster-Acres, Xorth-
umberland, J. P. for CO. Durham, and J. P. and D.L. for
Northimiberland, High Sheriff 1S59, b. 12 Oct. 1S26; in. 1st,
24 Aug. 1852, Hon. Eliza Stonor, 3rd dau. of Thomas Lord
Camoys, and by her ^who d. 24 July, 18C0) had issue,

I. Henry Thomas, now of Minster-Acres.

II. George Edward, b. 25 March, 1856, a Benedictine monk.

I. Agnes Mar}-, a nun.

He in. 2ndly, 21 Aug. 1862, Caroline Filomena, eldest dau.
of Edward Joseph Weld, Esq. of Lulworth Castle, Dorset, and
by her had issue,

III. Arthur Edward, b. 29 Nov. 1877.

II. Henrietta Mary. in. Violet Mary, a nun.

IV. Mabel Frances.

This gentleman, whose patronymic was Englefield, took the
name of Silvertop on succeeding his great-uncle in the
Jlinster-Acres property. He d. 3 Dec. 18S7.

Ai-ius — .A.rg., on a fesse gu., between three bomb-shells sa.,
bursting and intiamed ppr., a plate. CVe.<f— A wolfs head
erased arg., langued gu., pierced with a broken spear embrued



ppr



Seat— Minster-Acres, Eiding-mill-on-Tyne.



Gwillim. The pedigree was drawn out at the Heralds' College
in 1806 for Mrs. Elizabeth Posthuma Simcoe, whose latest
interest before her death was in the erection of a small church,
on the ruined site of the old abbey of Dunkeswell (the parish
in which Wolford stands), originally founded by her ancestor,
William Brewerc, Lord of Brewere. General Simcoe's son and
heir, the before-mentioned

Uev. Henry Addington Simcoe, M.A. Oxford, of Penheale,.
Cornwall, Wolford Lodge, Devon, and Old Court, co. Here-
ford, Vicar of Egloskerry with Tremaine. Cornwall, m. 1st,
Anne, 2nd dau. of Rev. Edward Palmer, M.A., Vicar of
Moseley, co. Worcester, and Stogumbcr, Somerset, and had.
issue,

Henry Walcot, d. 31 Jan. 1843.

John Kennaway, his successor, late of Wolford Lodge.

Samuel Palmer, who s. his father, in the Penheale estates, b»

1830.
Philip Francis, d. 12 Oct. 1S85.
Paul Creed Gwillim, U. I'eb. 1875.
Anne Eliza, m. Sedloy Bastard Marke, Esq. of Woodhill,

Cornwall, d. April, 1869.
Mary Northcote, m. John Nicholson Vowler, Esq., eldest son

of John Vowler, Esq. of Parnucott, eo. Devon.
Elizabeth Lcthbridge, in. Isi, 1859, Liout.-Gen. Wiiloughby
Trevelyan, of Newfargie, co. Perth, who d. 1871, and 2ndly,
1880, Very Rev. John Burton, Provost of St. Ninian'8
Cathedral, Perth.

Lydia Hannah, m. Rev. F. C. Cole, M.A., Rector of Sutton,
Hants.
Mr. Simcoe ?)!.2ndly, Emily, 2nd dau. of Rev. H. Mann, M.A.,.
Rector of Mawean-with-St. Martin, Cornwall, and d. 15 Nov.
1868, leaving issue,

Emily.

Katherine Louisa Beatrice, m. 1st, Gen. Henry Edwari
Doherty, C.B., late of 14th Light Dragoons (deceased),
and 2ndly, 14 Dec. 1887, John Canning Doherty, Esq.,
J.P.

^)-))iS— Quarterly : 1st and 4th az., a fesse wavy erm., ia
chief three estoiles or, in base a chamber-piece (or cannon) or;
2nd and ord arg., a lion rampant ermines, gorged or, arnml
and langued gu. Crests — 1st, A dexter arm end)owed in armour-
ppr., holding a drawn sword or ; 2nd, A demi sea-lion rampant,
with a rose on its breast, issuing from a naval crown, all ppr..
Motto — Non sibi sed patiite.
Stat — Wolford Lodge, Dunkeswell, Houiton.



SIMCOE OF WOLFORD LODGE.

Simcoe, Maet, 2nd dau. of Col. Busil Jackson,
of Glevvstone Court, co. Hereford, late Koval Staff
Corps, m. 1S67, John Eennaway Simcoe, Esq. of
Wolford Lodge, Devon, J.P., Capt. R.]S'. (retired),
I. 26 June, lb26 ; d. 20 March, 1S91.

Lineage.— This f.amily is of Northamptonshire extrac-
tion, and did not become established in Devon till after
the death of Capt. John Simcoe, R.N., of Cotterstock, of
H.M.S. "Pembroke," a distinguished naval officer, who d. in
the expedition against Quebec 1759, and had been granted the
crest of the sea-Uon for important services. His only sur-
viving son,

Lieut.-Gen. John Graves Simcoe, M.P. for St. Mawes, first
Governor of Upper Canada, Governor of San Domingo, Com-
mander of the Western District, was appointed Commander-in-
Chief of the Forces in India, as successor to Lord Lake, but
was overtaken by sudden illness and death on his return from
a secret mission to the court at Lisbon in conjunction with
the Earl of Rosslyn, on the eve of leaving for his command
in India. He d. at Exeter, and was bur. in his private chapel
at Wolford Lodge, a monument being erected by the county
of Devon to his memory in Exeter Cathedral, which com-
memorated afterwards his eldest son, Francis Gwillim who
fell in the breach at the siege of Badajos. Lieut.-Gen. Simcoe
11,.. Elizabeth Posthuma, only dau. and heir (by Elizabeth
Spinckes, his wife) of Col. Thomas Gwillim, of Oldcourt,
Aide-de-Camp to Gen. Wolfe, and by her (wlio d. at Wolford
Lodge Ife.OO) he left one son, Heney Addington, who g. to the
paternal estates.

Through the heir of Gwillim, the present successor to the
Simcoe estates is the hneal descendant and representative of
the very ancient family of Gwillim, the genealogy of which is
traced in a direct line from the ancient kings of North and of
South Wales, and to which belonged the celebrated herald,



SIMCOX OF HAKBORNE HOUSE.

SiMCOX, Eev. Uenky Kingdon, M a. Oxon^
Eector of Ewelme, co. Oxford, 6.12 June, 1839;
m. 21 July, 1868, Elizabeth Anne, dau. of Eev. E»
Addenbrooke, of Xiugswinford and Sinetliwick.
Parsonage, Stafford, and has issue,

I. Arthur Henry Addenbrooke, b. 26 April, IS70.

II. Christoplier Edward Kingdon, 6. 24 Dec. 1872.

III. Charles Thomas,, b. 4 Nov. 1875.

IV. Joseph Philip, b. 26 March, 1880.

V. Theodore John, b. 15 March, 1886.

I. Elizabeth Homfray, b. 27 April, 1374.

II. Anna Mary, b. 7 April, 1878.

Lineage. — Thomas Green Simcox, Esq. of Ilarborne-
Ilouse, CO. Stafford (son of George Simcox, Esq., J.P. for co.
Warwick, by Elizabeth his wife), in. 21 Apiil, ls09, Hannah
Maria, dau. of John Lea, Esq. of The Lakes, Kidderminster,
and by her (who d. 9 May, 1824) had issue,

I. Thomas Green (Rev.), his heir.

II. George Price, formerly of Kidderminster, m. Jemima.
Haslope, and has two sons and one dau., George Augustus,
Fellow of Queen's Coll. Oxford; William Henry (Uev.),
M.A., Rector of Ilarlaxton, eo. Lincoln, in. 1876, Anne,
dau. of Rev. T. Ludlam, Rector of St. Mary and Holy-
Trinity, Guildford, and d. 1889 ; Edith Jemima.

III. John Lea (Rev.), B.A. of Wadham Coll. Oxford, d..
1840.

IV. Alexander, in. Frances Rcdfern, and has issue, Frances
Winifred, Margaret Marion, and Millieent Ellen.

V. Howard, m. Elizabeth G. Browning, and has one dau.
Anne Lea.

I. Anna Maria, d. 1880. ii. Jane Margaretta.

III. Emma Charlotte.

IV. Henrietta Augusta, d. 1836.

Mr. Simcox d,. 20 Feb. IS'28, and w-as s. by his only son.

Rev. Thomas Green Simcox, M.A., of Harborne House,
Vicar of North Harborne, 6. 14 March, 1810; m. 4 J.an. 1838,
Hannah Nicholson, dau. of the Rev. T. H. Kingdon, Rector o"-
Pyworthy, Devon, and had issue,

I. Henry Kingdon (Rev.), his heir.

I. Caroline Nicholson, m. 1863, Kev. H. G. Southeomb.

II. Hannah 3Iaria.



SIM



THE LANDED GENTRY.



SBI



1847



Eev. Thomas Green Simcox d. 18 Aug. 1876, antl was«. liy his
eldest son.
Aesicieivee— Ewelme Eectory, Wallingford, co. Oxford.



SIMONDS OF ABBOTTS-BARTON.

SiMONDS, William Baerow, Esq. of Abbotts-
Barton, CO. Hants, J.P. and D.L., co. Southampton,
M.P. for Winchester 1865-SO, h. 28 Aug. 1820 ; m.
1858, Ellen Lampard, dau. of Frederick Bowker,
Esq. of Winchester, and by her has, with six daus.,

AVrLLiAM Bakeow, M.A. Christ Church, Oxon, 6. 25 Dec.
1864.

Mr. Simonds is the son of the late William Simonds,
Esq. (who d. 1858), of Abbotts-Barton, Hants, by
Helen (who d. 1846) liis wife, dau. of John Barrow,
Esq.
Seat — Abbotts-Barton, near Winchester.



SIMPSON OF WALTON HALL.

Simpson, Edward, Esq. of Walton Hall, co.
York, J.P., I. 20 Not. 1843; m. 25 April, 186G,
Emily Jane, eldest dau. of J. J. Cartwright, Esq.
of The Woodlands, Sandal Magna, co. York, and
has issue,

1. Edwabd Thornhill Beckett, 6. 5 March, 1867.
u. Osmund Beckett, 6. 29 Oct. 1828.

I. Emily Hilda Beckett, m. 12 Sept. 1893, H. H. T. Burbury,
Esq., eldest son of S. H. Burbury Esq., F.E.S.

II. AJgitha May Beckett.

Lineage.— Edward Thornhill Simpson, Esq. of Thorn-
hill House, Walton, Wakefield, m. 27 July, 1830, Ann, 3rd dau.
and co-heiress of William Beckett, Esq. of Eough Eirchworth,
near Pcnlstone, and d. 20 Nov. 1873, having by her (who d. 16
Kov. 1856) had issue,

I. George Hodgson, b. 8 March, 1838; d. 18 Jan. 1839.

II. William Edward, h. 9 Jan. 1840; d. 14 Jan. 1840.
in. Edward, now of Walton Hall.

IV. Charles Henry, of Moor Top House, Ackworth, co.
York, and The Heraploe, Welford, co. Northampton, h. 10
June, 1845, Patron of East Keal, co. Lincoln, -m. 18 July,
1866, Amy Julia, 2nd dau. of Thomas Pearson Pearson,
Esq. of Scarborough, and has had issue,

1 Charles Henrv, b. 25 June, 1867 ; d. 15 Aug. 1867.

2 Cecil Harold, b. 15 Nov. 186s.

3 Konald Hugh, b. 29 Feb. 1872.

4 Eustace Edward, b. 1 Aug. 1S75.

5 Gerald Hemploe, b. 31 March, 1877.

6 Godfrey Julian, b. 5 and d. 8 Nov. 1878.

7 Eupert Victor, b. 16 Jan. 1880.

8 Charles Francis, b. 19 Sept. 1881.

9 Cyril George, b. 16 Feb. 1884.

1 Amy Evelyn. 2 Ida Mary, d. 1891.

I. Elizabeth, d.. young.

II. Ann Beckett, m. 29 Jan. 1859, William Henry Crossley,
of Maltby, co. York, and d. 5 Feb. 1863, having had issue,
a son, William Edward, d. young, and two daus., Frances
Ann and Mary Armer Beckett. in. Isabella, d. young.

IV. Mary Grayson, m. 24 April, 1866, John Heaton Cadman,

of Ehyddiijgs . House, Ackworth. co. York, JI.A. Oxon.,

F.G.H.S., Barrister-at-Law of the Middle Temple, Eecorder

of Pontefract, County Court Judge W. E. Yorks.

Arms — 1st and 4th gu., three bars gemelles arg., on a chief

erm., between two doves ppr., an unicorn's head erased of the

first, for Simpson ; 2nd and 3rd gu., a fesse between three boars'

heads couped erminois, for Beckett. Crest — A fret arg. on

a maiden's head ppr., vested gu., wreathed round the temples

with oak-leaves, also ppr.

6«a«— Walton Hall, Wakefield. ,

Clubs — Junior Carlton and Constitutional.



SIMPSON OF MAYPOOL.

Simpson, Francis Charles, Esq. of Maypool,
Soutli Devon, J.P., and County Councillor, b. 2
March, 1847 ; m. 3 April, 1872, Marianne Frances,
dau. of Francis Russell Apletre, Esq., and graud-
dau. and heir of William Apletre, Esq. of Goldings
and Diddington, and has issue,

I. Francis Russeli, Benedict, b. 7 July, 1880.

II. Ralph Christopher, 6. 12 Jan. 1883.

III. Walter Anthony, 6. 13 Jan. 1886.

I. Margaret Noel. ii. Esther Mary Winifred.



Mr. Simpson is the only son of the Eev. Francis
Simpson (who is the eldest son of Eev. Francis
Simpson, of Foston Hall, by Anne, dau. of Sir
William Strickland, 6th Bart.), Reel or of Foston,
CO. Yoi'k, by Fanny Selina (who d. VilQ), 7th dau.
of Josias Dupre Alexander, Esq., M.l^.

Arm,^ — Per bend nebulee or and sa. a lion rampant counter-
charged.

C'ce.f!— Out of a mural coronet arg., a demi-lion rampant
guardant per pale or and sa. holding in the dexter paw a
sword erect ppr.

Motto — Per mare, per terras.

Stat — Maypool, Churston Ferrars, E.S.O. South Devon.

Chci— Junior Carlton, S.W.



SIMSON OF BRUNTON AND OF
PITCORTEIE.

SiMsoN, Henry Bruce, Esq. of Brunton and
Pitcorthie, co. Fife, b. 22 Jan. 1832 ; m. 14 April,
1857, Marjory, dau. of Lieut.-Geu. Vincent, of the
Bengal Army, and has issue,

I. Anstbdther Francis.

I. Mary Ellen. ii. Frances Marjory.

Lineage. —The family of Simson, Symsoun, or Symson,
of Pitcorthie, formerly of lilairstruie, is of old standing, and
has been established in Fifeshire since the commencement of
the loth century, Their earliest possessions lay in the parisii
and vicinity of Falkland, wliere they were seised of lands and
other tenements prior to its erection into a royal burgh 1458,
by charter of King James II. They were afterwards pro-
prietors of Edenshead, Easter Glaslie, Templeloads, and other
estates in Fifeshire.

John Simson, Esq. of Brunton, son of William Simson, of
Brunton and Blairstniie, 1/1. 1st, Miss Murray, sister to Murray,
of Aytoun, and had by her, James, his eldest son and heir,
a General, who d. imm., and two daus., one m. Alexander
Duncan, of Eestalrig, near Edinburgh, and the other m. Capt.
Seton. The former, Mrs. Duncan, had a large family, who
all d. but two daus., one vi. Admiral Tait, and left one son;
the other hi. Capt. Crawfui-d, E.N., and hail issue, a dau., who
m. Capt. the Hon. Sir Henry Duncan, brother to the 1st Earl
of Camperdown. John Simson to. 2ndly, 1751, Agnes, dau.
(by Agnes his wife, dau. of John Balfour, of Balbirnie, co.
Fife) of James Graham, grandson of Patrick Graham, of Inch-
brakie, co. Forfar, a lineal descendant of the Earls of Mon-
trose, and left (with a dau. Agnes, ni. Col. Pastou) a sou and
successor,

George Simson, Esq. of Pitcorthie, m. 1792, Mary, dau. of
John Kamsay (grandson of Sir Gilbert Kamsay, 1st Bart, of
Balmain), by Christian his wife, dau. of Gilbert Earasay, by
Katharine his wife, dau. and co-heir of Andrew Kerr, of Kip-
pilaw, CO. Eoxburgh, and representative of the Kerrs of Yair
and Kippilaw, one of the very oldest families in co. Eoxburgh,
and whose vault occupies a nave in Melrose Abbey, with
this simple inscription : "Here lies the House of Yair." Mr.
Simson, who resided atSilwood Park, Berks, was for several
years M.P. for Maidstone, and is stated to have twice lefused
a baronetcy. He d. 7 Aug. 1848, leaving by his wife (who d.
17 March, 1820) five sons and a dau.,

I. George, of Pitcorthie.

II. James Bruce, Bombay C.S., m. Harriot, dau. of George
Warden, Esq.. and had issue, four daus., 1 Mary Jane;
2 Harriet; 3 Emma ; 4 Agnes.

III. John, Bengal C.S., d. uum.

IV. Wihiam, Bombay C.S., m. Dora Lushington, dau. of Guy
Lenox Prendergast, Esq., Member of Council at Bombay
(see Burke's Peerage, Gort, V.) and had issue, Francis
Bruce, of Broomhill, Northampton, b. 1827, ra. 1874, Mary,
dau. of Eev. H. J. Taylor, and two daus., Paulina and
Caroline Lushington.

v. Alexander, d. unm.

I. Mary, d. uum.
The son and heir,

George Simson, Esq. of Brunton and Pitcorthie, J.P. and
D.L., b. 28 Aug. 1796; m. 26 Nov. 1822, Mary Ann, dau. of
James Sutherland, Esq., a cadet of the noble House of Suther-
land, and had issue,

I. George Sutherlant), of Brunton and Pitcorthie, J.P.
and D.L., Major in the army, b. 31 Oct. 1823; d.. unni,.

II. Henry Bruce, now of Brunton and Pitcorthie.

I. Mary, i/i. John Hamilton, Esq. of St. Ernons, co. Done-
gal.

II. Agnes Christian. iii. Frances Katherine.
Mr. Simon d. 1869.



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Arms — Arjr., on a chief vert three crescents of the first.
Crest — A falcon volant ppr. Motto— AMs nutrior.
S€a(s— Bninton House, Jlarkinch, and rilcorthie House,
near Colinsburg, co. Fife.



SINCLAIR OF MEY.

SiNCLAiH, Fredekick Grantille, Esq. of
Barrogill Castle, co. Caithness, and Xewton Hall,
Cambridge, J.P. and D.L. co. Caithness, b. 1S58 ;
VI. ISSS, Agnes Charlotte, dan. of Tlionias J. Barnes,
Esq.. Barrister-at-Law, of the IMiddle Temple.
Mr. F. G. Sinclair assumed in 1891, by royal licence,
the name and arms of Sinclair, on succeeding to
the estates of the 15th Earl of Caithness, in lieu of
his paternal name of Heathcote. He is the
youngest son of the Rev. Robert Bootliby Heathcote,
'Rector of Chingford, Essex, by Elizabeth Bridget
liis 2nd wife, dau. of Capt. William Wells, R.X.,
of Holme House, co. Huntingdon, and the Lady
Elizabeth his wife, dau. of Jolm Joslnia, 1st Earl
of Carysfort. The Rev. Robert Bootliby Heathcote
was the younger brother of the late John Moyer
Heathcote, Esq., D.L., of Conington Castle, co.
Huntingdon (see that family).

Arms— (Ut'i;. hyon Office) Quarterly : 1st and 4th quarterly
1st az. a ship at anchor, oars in saltire or flagged gu. witliin a
double tressure flory countcr-fiory of the second; 'Ind and 3rd,
or a lion rampant gu. ; 4th az. a ship under sail or sails arg.
flags gu. : 2nd and 3rd grand quarters erm. three pomies, each
charged with a cross or, over Ihe 4th grand quarter, dividing
the coats a cross engrailed sa. within a bordure chequy az. and
arg. Ciest — .A swari arg. ducally gorged and chained or.

5t-a«s— Barrogill Castle, Thurso, N'.B., i.nd The Manor Uouse,
Brabster, Thur.so.

Mdidence — Newton Hall, Cambridgeshire.

Ciwi— United University.



SINCIiAIR OF HOIiYHILL.

Sinclair, William, Esq. of Holyhill, co. Tyrone,
and of Drumbeg, co. Donegal, J.P. and D.L. co.
Donegal, High Sheritf 1854, and J.P. co. Tyrone,
Barrister-at-Law, h. 17 April, 1810 ; w. Dec. 1^39,
Sarah, dau. of James Cranborne Strode, Esq., and
has issue,

I. James Montgomeet, of Bonnyglen, Inver, co. Donegal,
B.A., J.B., 6.23NOV. 1841; i/i.2y Jan. liiG8, Mary Everina,
youngest dau. of Lieut.-Col. Hugh Barton, late 2nd Life
Guards, of The Waterfoot, co. Fermanagh, and has issue,
William Hugh Montgomery, b. Dec. 1868; Everina Mary
Caroline, b. 31 May, 1870; llosabel, ?/. Jan. 1884.

n. William Frederic, b. May, 1843 ; d. Aug. 1843.

III. William Frederic, Bombay C.S.

IV. Donald Brooke, d. June. 187U.

V. Alfred Lsw, Capt. Bombay Staff Corps.

I. Jemima .Sarah. ii. Dorothea Mary.

Liineagre. — Eev. John Sinclair, son of James Sinclair,
of the Caithness family, was the first of the family who
settled at Holyhill, Ireland ; he wras Rector of the parish
(Lockpatrick), and was s. by his son. Rev. John Sinclair,
■who was Rector of the same parish at the time of the siege of
Derry. He was s. by John, his son, father of John, whose
son,

William Sinclair, Esq., d. before his father ; he m. Isabella,
dau. of Thomas Young, Esq. of Lough Eske, co. Donegal, and
had issue,

James, of Holyhill.

Thomas, m. Alicia, dau. of Thomas Young, Esq. of Lough
Eske, and d. 1808.

Kebecca (who d. 1845), m. John de Cluzean.

The eldest son,

James Sinclair, Esq. of Holyhill, D.L., b. 1772; m. 1805,
Dorothea, dau. and heir of Rev. Samuel Law, and d. having
had issue,

William, now of Holyhill.

James, m. June, 1862, Katherine, dau. of Rev. Robert Alex-
ander, of Agnadoey, co. Deny, and has issue.

Alexander Montgomery,

Mary, d. unm. Dec. 18J0. Dorothea, d. unm, Aug. 1871.

Marion, d. unm. Jan. 1874.

Eebecca, ,n. l!<47, Lieut. -Col. Sinclair, H.E.I.C.S., and has
issue, a dau. ; he d. May, lo61.



-•\.nn. Isabella, d. May, 1864.

Caroline Elizabeth.
Mr. Sinclair li. Feb. 1865.

.4 i-iiis— Quarterly : 1st az., a ship at anchor, sails furled, oars
erect in saltire or, within a double tressure flory counter-flory
of the last; 2nd and 3rd or, a lion rampant gu. ; 4th az,, a
ship under sail or, over all a cross engrailed, dividing the four
quarters. Crest — A cock ppr. Motto — Commit thy work to
God.

Seats — Holyhill, Strabane, co. Tyrone, and Drumbeg Inver,
CO. Donegal.



SINGLETON OF ACLARE.

Singleton, Uvedale Corbet, Esq., C.B., of
Aclare, co. Meath, High Sheriff 1893, Rear- Admiral
" Retired List," b. 14 Sept. 1838 ; m. 1st, 18 Aug.
1877, Matilda, 4th dau. of Edward Beauman, Esq.
of Furness, co. Kildare (she d. 2 June, 1878) ;
2ndly, 9 April, 1885, Adelaide Mary, 3rd dau. of
the late Major-Gen. Lord John H. Taylour,

Lineage. — The Vert Rev. Francis Corhet, D.D., Dean
of St. Patrick's, Dublin, a descendant of the Shropsliire Corbets,
d. 1775. He id. Anne, dau. of Rev. John Morris, by Sarah his
wife, dau. of Edward Singleton, Esq., and had by her (with
three daus.) four sons, all of whom d. young, except

Robert Corbet, Esq. of Corbet Hill, co. Wexford, b. 20 Jan.
1741 ; Til. 21 Oct. 1769, Susannah, dau. of — Woodford, Esq.
of Drumbarrow, co. Meath, and d. 27 May, 1804, having had
issue,

Francis, his heir.

Robert, h. 10 May, 1777, Capt. R.N. : killed in action 13

Sept. 1810.

Samuel, b. 21 April, 1785, H.E.I.C.S. ; d. Nov. 1811.

Henrietta, d. I'lun. Anne, d. unm. 1812.

Sarah, m. 29 July, 1797, Lieut.-Col. William O'Brien, and

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