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Hannah, bapt. 1 March, 1746.

EicuARD Smith, of Beeston and East Leake, &. 1748; m. 1
April, 1771, Phoebe, dau. of George Rhodes, of Hucknall
Torquard, Notts, and d. 1810, leaving by her (bapt. 29 April,
1750; d. 1812), with other issue,

Richard S.mith, of Beeston, East Leake and St. John's, co.
Worcester, 6. 14 June, 1780; vi. 1st, Mary, dau. of Thomas
Dunn, of Worcester, who d. s. p. 1819 ; 2ndly, 24 Aug. 1820,
Ann, eldest dau. and co-heir of Benjamin Hanbury, of Bridg-
north, CO. Salop, and by her (who d. 26 Aug. 1861) had issue,
Richard, now of Ashby F"olville.
Sarali, b. '20 June, 1821.

Ann, b. 7 Jan. 1823; to. 3 Sept. 1850, Thomas Archibald
Davis, of Grantchester, co. Cambridge (who d. 9 Sept.
1881); sherf. 29 Jan. 1884, having had issue, i. Tom Lloyd, of
Kensington, b. 21 Nov. 1858; to. 19 Nov. 1883, Mary Wells
Theobald, she d. 17 F'eb. 1891; i. Laura Hanbury, m. 11
Nov. 1871, Edward Henry Palmer, M.A., Professor of
Arabic, St. John's Coll. Camb., who d. 12 Aug. 1882, leaving
issue. She d. 4 Dec. 1878.

Elizabeth, b. '24 July, 1826 ; to. 3 Sept. 1850, Samuel Page
Widnall, of Grantchester, co. Cambridge, and d. s. p. 2 Jan.





Mr. Smith d. 8 Aug. 1848. His only .son,

RicHABD Smith, who resumed the family name of Carington,
in 1878, is the present Mr. Smith-Carington, of Ashby Folville
and St. Cloud.

Anns — Quarterly: 1st and 4th sa., on a bend arg. three
lozenges of the first ; 2ncl and 3rd, arg. a cross gu. between
four peacocks ppr. Crests — 1st, out of a ducal coronet or, a
unicorn's head arg. armed and crined or; 2nd, a peacock's
head erased ppr. ducally gorged or. Motto — Fides semper

Seats — Ashby Folville Manor, Melton Mowbray, and St. Cloud,
Powyke, Worcester.


Smith, Fbakcis Patrick, Esq. of Barnes Hall,
CO. York, b. 21 July, 1835 ; m. li May, 1868, Mar-
garet Scott, eldest dau. of Rev. Alfred Gratty, D.D.,
Vicar of Ecclesfield, co. York, and Sub-Deau of
York, and lias issue,

I. AViLLiAM McKemzfe, i. 27 -A-pril, 18G9, Lieut. Yorkshire
Dragoons Yeomanry Cavalry.

II. Francis Scott, b. 8 Sept. 1870.

III. Stephen Alexander, b. 12 Sept. 1872.

IV. Philip Gatty, b. 27 Jan. 1875.

V. Leonard Kirke, b. 24 Jan. 1877.

VI. Godfrey Scott, b. 14 July, 1878.

VII. David Thurstan, b. 8 Dec. 1879.
viu. Gilbert Kirke, 6. 20 June, 1831.
IX. George McKenzie, b. 26 May, 1883.

Lineage. — This family sprang originally from Cawthorne,
near Silkstone, in the West Eiding, co. York. In 1606,
Thomas Smyth left his house and lands in Cawthorne and
Chapelthorpe by will to his eldest son,

Robert S.mtth, of Deanhills, in Cawthorne, who in 161S, 7h.
Agnes, dau. of Thomas Beaumont, of Over Flockton, and
sister of George Beaumont, Esq. of Darton. She d. in 1650.
By his will, proved 1650, Deanhills was left to his son and

Thomas Smyth, of Deanhills, who d. in 16C9, and left Dean-
hills by will to his eldest son,

Robert Smyth, of Deanhills, who in 1676 m. Susanna, dau.
of William Greene, of Elmhirst, in Cawthorne, of the ancient
family of Greene of Bank, and one of the co-heirs of her
brother, John Greene of Elmhirst, who d. s. p. 1685. By her,
who d- in 1737, he had issue, one surviving son and several
daus. Robert Smyth was bur. 15 June, 1732, having left Dean-
hills some years before his death. His only son,

William Smith, of Elmhirst, was 6. 8 April, 1692. He m.
1 May, 1724, Jennet, dau. of William Woofenden, of Xorcroft,
in Cawthorne, and by her (who d. 6 March, 1759) had issue,

I. Thomas, of whom presently.

II. William, 6. 10 June, 1728.

III. Robert, 6. 5 Jan. 1731, drowned in America 1777, s. p.

IV. Richard, b. 20 May. 1734; hi. Lucretia Fiances, dau. of
William Vassall, Esq. of Boston, New England, and by her
had one child, Anne Eyre, b. 5 June, 1773 ; m. 25 June, 1798,
John Dixon, Esq. of Middleham, co. York, and had one
child, Anne, b. 14 Jidy, 1808, who m. C. Topham, Esq. of
Middleham, and their only child m. the Hon. Amlas Orde
Powlett, and has issue (.see Burke's Peerage).

V. John, b. 28 Nov. 1740; d. s.p. Isul.

I. .Sarah, m. 1765, John Kirke, Esq. of Cowley Manor, near
Eeclesfield, and c^. s. p. 1778.

II. Mary, d. young.

III. Anne, m. 1761, Benjamin Eyre, of London, brother of
Thomas Eyre, Esq. of Howden, co. Derby, and d. s. p.

•v. Susanna, m. 1766, Richard Dixon, Esq. of Middleham,
and had issue (one son, d. s. p., and one dau., vi. —
Hebdeii, of Leeds).

Mr. Smith d. 18 Feb. 1777. His eldest son,

Thomas Smith, of Upper House, in Cawthorne, after
of Cowley Manor, b. 14 June, 1725; m. 17 May, 1754,
Anne, eldest dau. of Gerard Kirke, of Cowley Manor (and
afterwards heir of her brother, John Kirke, of the same),
by his wife, Anne, eldest dau. of George Walker, Esq. of
Hemshelf Hall, near Penistone ; and by her (who tZ. 18 May,
1797) had issue,
William, of whom presently.
Anne, rn. Joseph jVllen, Esq. of Chapeltown, and d. s. p.

Sarah, hi. Hodgson Atkinson, Esq. o' Kirby Moorside and
London, by whom she left eight children, all of whom
d. s. p.

Mr. Smith d. 31 March, 1791. His only son,

William Smith, Esq. of Cowley Manor, afterwards of
Barnes Hall, and also heir, through his mother, to the ancient

family of Walker o/ Hemshelf HaU, and of Middlewood Hall,
near Darjield, co. York, and Messinr/harn, co. Lincoln, was b.
27 Aug. 1761, at Cawthorne. He rn. 13 Dec. 1792, Elizabeth,
dau. of Thomas Parkyn, Esq. of Mortomley Hall, and by her
(who (/. 19 March, 1834) had issue,

I. Thomas, b. 1793 ; d. an infant.

II. William, of Barnes Hall.

III. Charles, b. 1797 ; -./. an infant.

IV. George Walker, of Hemshelf Hall and Everton, near
Bawtry, b. 23 Aug. 1799 ; m. 24 Jan. 1824, Elizabeth, dau.
of Thomas Eidsdale, Esq., and has issue, one surviving
grandson, Frederick Ridsdale Smith, Esq. of Everton. Mr.
Smith d. 2 April, 1879. His only dau., Lucy, m. Charles
Owtram, Esq., and has issue.

V. Richard, b. \S Sept. 18o2; d. s. p. 21 Feb. 1825.

I. Elizabeth. );;. her cousin, Thomas Atkinson, Esq., and
d. s.p. 21 April, 1843.

Mr. Smith d. 5 Sept. 1849. His eldest surviving son,

William Smith, Esq. of Barnes Hall, co. York, 6. 27 Oct.
1795; m. 26 May, 1828, Mary Anne, only surviving dau. and
heiress of Rev. Alexander McKenzie, M.A., of Finegand in
Glenshee, and Sharrow Head, ShefBeld, formerly chaplain to
the 77th Highlanders, and by her (who d. 22 Jan. 1874) had

I. Alexander McKenzie, of Bolton Hey, near Liverpool, of
Finegand, and of Messingham, co. Lincoln, b. 27 March,
1829; ra. 19 Feb. 1857, Emma Anne, dau. of George
Strongitharm, Esq. of Walsall, co. Lancaster.

II. Thomas William, b. 20 Dec. 1831 ; drowned in S. America,
29 Oct. 1874, s.p.

III. Francis Patrick, now of Barnes Hall.

IV. Charles, b. 10 June, 1837 ; d. s.p. 16 July, 1884.

V. Sydney, of Manton, Worksop, b. 21 Aug. 1838.

VI. Arthur, b. 14 April, 1843; in. 19 Sept. 1867, Jane, dau. of
Major-Gen. George Butler Stoney, of Dublin, and d. 2 Nov.
1870, leaving, with other issue, Herbert Stoney, Lieut.
Leicestershire Regt., b. 16 Aug. 1868.

VII. Alfred Harrison, of Cliffe House, Ecclesfield, 6. 17 June,
1845; )H. 17 Oct. 1867, Fanny Maria, dau. of Charles
Wetherel! Wardle, Esq. of Linton Spring, co. York, and
has, with other issue, Frederick Wardle, b. 11 Jan. 1869.

VIII. CoHn McKenzie. of Dykes HaU, Sheffield, h. 26 July,
1847; )/'. 15 Oct. 1889, Wilhelniina Ruth, youngest dau. of
Major-Gen. George Butler Stoney, and has had issue,
Duncan McKenzie, 6. July, 1890, d. in infancy.

IX. Arnold Kirke (Rev.), M.A. Oxon, Vicar of Bexworth,
Hunts, b. 23 April, 1850, in. 2b Sept. 1877. Emma Frances,
dau. of Col. Robert Henry Lindsell, of Biggleswade, Beds,
and has, with other issue, Arthur Lindsell, b. 20 Aug. 1878.

X. Kenneth McKenzie, 6. 28 April, 1652: d.s.p. 10 Feb.

I. Sarah Elizabeth, d. 1849.

II. Slargaret Jean.

III. Mary Harrier, d. 1864.

Mr. William Smith d. .30 Oct. 1888, and was s. at Barnes Hall
by his 2nd surviving son, and in his Scotch and Lincolnshire
properties by his eldest son.

^r//i«— Erniinois, a chevron gu., on a chief engrailed of the
last, a rose arg. barbed and seeded ppr. between two martlets
or quartering Greene and JIcKenzie. C'resi— Issuant from a
chaplet of roses arg., a rock ppr., thereon a martlet rising or,
holding in the beak a rose as in the arms, leaved and slipped
ppr. J/oiio— Suaviter sed fortiter.

.Sea! — Barnes HaU, near ShefiSeld.


Smith, Abel, Esq. of Woodhall Park, Herts,
M.P., for Herts 18.54-7, 18.59-65, and 1866-85,
elected for East Herts, 1885, J.P. and D.L., M.A.,
Trin. Coll. Camb., b. 30 Dec. 1826 ; m. 1st, 7 April,
1853, Lady Susan Pelliam, 2nd dau. of Henry
Thomas, 3rd Earl of Chichester, and by her (-who
d. 30 Sept. 1875) has issue,

I. Abel Henry, b. 6 Dec. 1862; rn. 18 July, 1889, Isabella
Anna, 4rh dau. of Charles, 2nd Lord Lurgan, and has
i.ssue, three daus.,

II. Edward Pelham, Lieut. R.A., 6. 17 Nov. 1868.

I. Evelyn Mary.

Mr. Smith m. 2ndly, 24 July, 1877, Frances Julia,
eldest dau. of Sir Percyvall Hart Dyke, 6th Bart,
of LiiUingstone Castle, Xent, and has issue,

II. Rachel Caroline.

Lineag-e — Samuel Smith, Esq. of Woodhall Park, b. 1%'^i,
4th son of Al.el Smiih, Esq. of Nottingham, M.P., and brother
of Robert Smith, crcati^ Lord Carrington, purchased in IsOl,
from Paul Bcufield, Esq., the estate of Woodhall, Herts, known





as Wfitton A\'oodhall, and possessed, ia early times, by the
ancient family of Boteler. Mr. Smith m. 17S2, Klizabcth
Frances, dau. of Edmund Tumor, Esq. of Tantou House, co.
Lincoln, and dying 1S34, left
I. Abel, hi? heir.

u. Samuel George, of Sacombe Park, Ware, Herts, M.l'., 6.
19 July, I7ti9 ; ,u. 4 July, lS-1, Eugenia, 3rd dau. of Kev.
Robert Chattield. LL.D.. Vicar of Chatteris, co. CambridKC,
and i^. i Oct. 1663, baviiijj by her (^who d. 6 Jan. 183S) had
SAMt-EL George, of Sacombe Tark, Herts, Bl.A., J. P.,
M.P. for Aylesbury lSo9 to ISSO, 0. ft Jtnie. 1822.
Frederiok Chatlield, of Bramcote Hall, Notts, J. P. and
D.L., High Sheriff J8S4, M.P. for North Nottinghamshire
ISe.-^SO, 0. 11 June, 1S23: iii. 3 June, ISoS, Harriet
Matilda, dau. of Krancis Pym, Esq. of The Hasells, co.
Bedford, and has issue,

1 Herbert France?, h. 10 M,ay, 1859.

2 Cecil Leslie, 6. 9 July, 1862: d. IS April, 1864.

3 EulhYcn Frederick, h. 14 Jan. 18G4.

4 Kvelyn Kyrle, b. 20 Dec. 1872.

1 Katherine JIaud. 2 Ethel Sl.arian.

3 Lilian Mary. 4 Kosaniond Lucy.

5 Cicely Violet. 6 Alieu Eugenia.
7 Grace Eleanor. 8 Marjorie Jane.

Eowland, of Dufneld Hall, co. Derby, and 131, Queen's

Gate, London. High Sheriff 1877, J.P'. and D.L. co. Derby,

3I.P. for South Derbyshire 1868-74, b. 6 Dec. lt?26 ; „i. 20

Aug. 1857, Constance Henrietta Sophia Louisa, 2nd dau.

of the Kight Hon. Lord Granville Somerset, son of Henry

Charles, 6th Duke of Beaufort, and by her (who ri. 1 Sept.

1893) has issue, 1 Granville Roland Francis, Lieut. Cold-

Btreain Guards. 6. 24 Dec. Is60 : m. i Dec. 1883, Lady

Blanche Catherine Keith-Falconer, 2n(1 dau. of Francis, 8th

Earl of Kintore, and has issue, Granville Keith-Falconer, b.

1SS6, Koland Audley, b. 1887, and Arthur Francis, b. 1890 ;

1 Constance Eugenia, 6. 17 June, 1858, m. 1889, Eev.

Algernon C. Dudley Ryder, third son of the late Hon.

Frederick Dudley Ryder, and has issue ; 2 Constance

Emily, b. 26 Jan. 1874.

Horace James, of Broxbournebury, Herts, J.P. and D.L.,

High Sheriff 1873, formerly Capt. Herts Yeomanry

(assumed the name of I'osanquet), b. 24 Feb. 1829, m. 7

Oct. 1858, Cecilia Jane Wentworth, only child au'l heir of

George Jacob Bosaxquet, Esq., D.L., of Broxbourne-

bury. Secretary to H.M. Legation and Charge d'Affairesat

Madrid, and has issue, 1 George Richard Bosanijuet, b. 5

Feb. 1866; 1 Florence Cecilia; 2 Marion Constance

Bosanquet; 3 Ella Bosanquet; 4 Alice Eugenie ; 5 Lettice

Evelyn (.set; Smith-Bosanquet of Brozbourneburi/).

Charlotte Eugenia, (;. 31 Dec. 1837; m. 31 Aug. 1869,

I.ieii*.-Col. Bernard Edward Ward, late GOth liiiies, and

has issue.

HI. Henr>-, of Wilford House, Notts, 6. 1794 ; ?!i. 14 July,

1824, Liidy Lucy Melville, dau. of Alexander, 10th Earl of

Leven and Melville, and d. 7 Feb. 1874, having by her

(who d.. 23 Dec. 1865) had two sons, Henry Abel, of

AVilford House, D.L., 6. 7 Slarch, 1826, m. 30 Oct. 1849,

Elizabeth Mary, 3rd dau. of Francis Pym, Esq. of The

Husells, CO. Bedford (she d. 14 Jan. 1877), and had issue,

Francis Abel, of Easthorpe House, Notts, b. 3 April, 1861 ;

r/i. 11 Aug, 1885, Madeline, 4th dau. of Rev. Henry

Seymotir, Rector of Holme Pierrepoint (.see Bueke's Pcerar/e,

So.MERSET, D;, and has issue, St. Maur Abel, b. 2 Oct. 1887,

and Madeline Frances, b. 16 Sept. 1889 : and Robert Melville.

I. Sophia, rii. Is03, WiUiam Dickinson, Esq, of King-

weston, Somerset, who is deceased.

u. Frances Anne, m. 1806, Claude George Thornton, Esq. of

Marden Hill, Herts.

III. Mary, m. l8ll, Thomas Daniel, Esq. of Aldridge Lodge,
CO. Statifor.l.

IV. Caroline, m. 1814, Major-Gen. Thomas Cary, and d. 1816.

V. Lucy, d. v.iim.

VI. Barbara, 'ni. 1836, James John Gordon, Esq., R.N.

VII. Charlotte, m. 19 Oct. 1825, Hon. Alexander Leslie

Tlie eldest son,

AiiEL Sm;th, Esq. of Woodhall Park, J.P., M.P. for Herts,
from 1835 to 1847, b. 17 July, 1788; ra. 1st, 28 Aug. 1822,
Lady ilarianne Melville, dau. of Alexander, 9th Earl of Leven
and Melville, which lady d. 22 March, 1823. He m. 2ndly, 12
July, 1820, Frances Anne, 2nd dau. of Sir Harry Calvert, 1st
Bart, of Claydon, G.C.B., and by her had issue,

I. Abel, now of Woodhall Park.

II. Robert, of Goldings, Herts, and 35, Dover Street, Picca-
dilly, London, J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1869, b. 24
April, 1833: m. 8 Jan. 1857, Isabel, 5th dau. of Henry
John Adeane, Esq., M.P., ot Babraham, co. Cambridge,
and the Hon. Matilda Abigail Stanley, dau. of John, 1st
Lord Stanley of Alderley, and has issue,

1 Reginald Abel, J. P., b. 11 Oct. 1857; m. 15 Oct. 1885,
Hon. .Margaret Alice, youngest dau. of Lord Kniitsford,
and ha.i, with other issue, Cyril Ralph Abel, b. 1888.

2 Eustace Abel, h. 3 Sept. 1862.

3 Wiifnd Robert Abel, b. 13 Sept. 1870.

4 Ralph Philip Abel, 6. 8 M.arch, 1874.

1 Beatrice Maud, b. 11 Dec. 1860; ;,(.. 23 Oct. 1879 Rev
John JIansel-Pleydell,

2 Emmeline Constance, b. 21 Nov. lsG4: d. 10 Jan. 1883

3 Isabel JIary, b. 4 July, 1866.

4 Hilda Marion, b. 21 Sept. 1867.

5 Edith Elizabeth, b. 20 Feb. 1869.

6 Leila Margaret, b. 20 June, 1872.

7 Marjory, b. 12 Feb. 1876.

in. Philip, C.B., Col. late Grenadier Guards, J.P. for Bucks,
6. 10 Jan. 1837.

IV. Albert (Rev.), M.A., Vicar of Wendovcr, /;. 31 March,
1841 ; ra. 4 Jan. 1865, Emma, 5th dau. of William Mark-
ham, Esq. of Becca Hall, and has issue, 1 Edwin, b. 1865;
2 Lionel, 6. 1870; 3 Geoffrey, b. 1871; 4 Harold, b. 1878;

1 Helen ; 2 Maud ; 3 Rose.

I. Caroline, vi. 19 July, 1849, Robert Culling Hanbury, Esq.,
M.P., and d. 4 Oct. 1863, leaving issue.

II. Mary, m. 30 Oct. 1856, Major-Gen. Charles Daniell, and
has issue, Constance Mary.

III. Elizabeth Frances.

IV. Adelaide, m. 22 June, 1859, Rev. John Filmer Sullivan,
Vicar of St. Matthew's, London, and has issue, 1 Ernest,
Lieut. 67th Rcgt., 6. 1860; 2 Harry, 6. 1866; 1 Albinia;

2 Marion.

v. Lucy, m. 3 March, 1863, Frederick W^akc Pretor-Pinney,
P-sq. of Somerton, co. Somerset, and has issue, 1 Charles
Frederick, b. 1864 ; 2 Robert Wake, b. 1867 ; 1 Frances
Mary; 2 Hester ; 3 Alice.

VI. Sophia, Hi. 20 April, 18G5, Hon. Charles Fre-
mantle, C.B., 3rd sou of Thomas, 1st Lord Cottesloe, and
has issue, 1 Maurice Abel, 6. 16 Feb. 1868; 2 Ronald
Aubrey, b. 23 Oct. 1872 ; 3 Charles Albert, b. 15 March,
1879 ; 1 Margaret Agnes.
Mr. Abel Smyth d. 23 Feb. 1859.

Arriis and Crest — See Smith of Tresco Abbey.
Stat — Woodhall Park, Ware.


DcrFF-AssnETON-S-MiTH, George William, Esq.
of Vaynol, co. Carnarvon, J.P. and D.L., Higli
Sheriff for Anglesey 1872, and for Carnarvon 1878,
b. 17 May, 1848, m. 19 April, 1SS8, Laura Alice,
2nd dau. of Colin Stanhope Jones, Esq. of the War
Ollice, assumed the name of Assheton-Smith, in
addition to that of Duff, under the will of Mrs.
Assheton-Smith, widow of his grand-uncle, Thomas
Assheton-Smith, Esq. of Tedworth and Vaynol.
Mr. Duff- Assheton-Smith is the eldest son of
the late Robert George Duff, Esq. of Glan-y-Bala,
CO. Carnarvon, by Mary Astley, his wife, niece of
Thomas Assheton-Smith, Esq., M.P. of Tedworth
and Vaynol, and grandson of the late Garden Duff,
Esq., D.L., of Hatton Castle, co. Aberdeen (see
Duff of Hatton).

liineage.— Thomas Assheton, Esq. of Ashley Hall, near
Bowdon, CO. Chester, descended from Ralph Assheton, Esq.
of Kirkby, near Leeds (2nd son of Sir Richard Assheton, of
Middleton, co. Lancester) and Catherine his wife, dau. and
heir of William Brereton, Esq. of Ashley aforesaid, assumed
the surname and arms of Smith at the death of his uncle,
Capt. William Smith, son of the Right Hon. John Smith,
Speaker of the House of Commons in the fii st two Parliaments
of Queen Anne, and Chancellor of the Exchequer in the pre-
ceding reign. Mr. Assheton-Smith's son and successor,

Thomas Assheton Smith, Esq. of Tedworth, Hants, m.
Elizabeth, dau. of Watkins Wynn, Esq. of Voelas, co. Denbigh,
and had issue,

I. Thomas, his heir.

II. William, Lieut, of the "Tem6raire," at the battle of
Trafalgar, lost at sea, 16 Jan. IsOG, in a noble attempt to
save the lives of others.

I. Jane (Mrs. Satterley)

II. Elizabeth, m. 24 March, 1818, William Buckler Astley,
Esq. of Purton House, Wilts, brother ot Sir John Dugdale
Astley, 1st Bart, of Everleigh, Wilts, and by her (who d.
1849) had a dau..

Mart, -m. 12 May, 1847, Robert George DtJir, Esq.,
J.P. and D.L. (4th son of Garden Duff, Esq. of Hatton
Castle, CO. Aberdeen, by the Hon. Louisa his wife, dau. of
Benjamin, 6th Lord Ouffiis) and d. 4 Oct. 1874, leaving
issue, 1 George William DnpF-AssiiEToN-SMiTH, now of
Vaynol ; 2 Charles Garden Dull, J. P., late Capt. Anglesey
Militia, b. 16 April, 1851, m. 16 Feb. 1876, Hon. Maud
Frances Vivian, 2nd dau. of Charles, 2nd Lord Vivian ;
3 Henry Assheton Duff ; and 1 Loui.-a AUce Duff, m. 8
June, 1876, Hon. Hussey Crespigny Vivian, C.B., eldest
son of Charles, '2nd Lord Vivian, and has issue.





lUiugworth, Esq., and 2adlj', — Jervis,

12 May, 1828, aged 76, and was s. by his

III. Emma, m. 1st, —

IV. Fanny, d. unm.

V. Harriet, d. unya.
Mr. AssUeton Smith d.

Thomas Assheton-Smith, Esq. of Tedworth, Hants, and
Vaynol, CO. Carnarvon, M.P. for Andover, and subsequently
for CO. Carnarvon ; he m. Oct. 1827, Matilda. 2nd dau. of
■William Webber, Esq. of Binfield Lodge, Berks, but had no
issue. Mr. Assheton-Smith, one of the most prominent sports-
men of his time, d. Sept. 1858, having devised his whole pro-
perty to his widow, who survived him a few months only, dying
IS May, 1859. By her will, the Welsh estates and quarries
passed to Mr. Assheton-Smith's grand-nephew, Geokge Wil-
liam Duff, and the Tedwonh estate to her own nephew and
godson, Fkanxis Stanley, Esq.

^•fn/is— Quarterly : 1st and 8th az., two bars between three
pheons or, for Smith ; 2nd arg., a mullet pierced sa. ; for
AssuETON ; 3rd vert, a fcsse erm. between a stag's head caboshed
in chief and two escallops in base or. Crests — 1st, Smith,
Issiiant from a mural crown or, two arms embowed, vested az.,
•cuffed arg., holding a pheon or; 2nd, Assheton, A mower in
the act of mowing, vested per pale arg. and sa., sleeves and hose
counterchanged, cap quarterly arg. and sa., scythe-hantUe or,
blade ppr.

Seat — Vaynol, near Bangor.


SiiiTK, Ferbinando Dudley Lea, Esq. of Hales-
owen Grange, co. Worce?tei', J.P. and IXL., High
Sheriff 1860, I3arrister-at-Law of the Inner Temple,
Capt. Queen's Own "Worcestershire Yeomanry, b.
15 June, 1834; m. 23 Feb. 1865, Amy Sophia, "2n(l
dau. of James Heath Leigh, Esq. of Belmont Hall,
Cheshire, and has issue,

I. Ferdinakdo Dudley William Lea, 6. 4 April, 1872.

m. Charles Edward Lea, b. 25 Nov. ; d. 6 Dec. 1874.

I. Lilian Amy Lea.
Mr. Smith is senior co-heir of the barony of

Lineage.— William Smyth, or Smith, of The Breach,
Hunnington, near Halesowen, and of Stoke Trior, co. Wor-
cester (a presumed descendant of the Smiths of Slo/.e Prior,
of whom were the two baronetical families of Upton and
IsSeld), d. Dee. 1684, and by will charged his estate in the
/parish of Halesowen with an annual payment to support a
school at Hunnington. His son,

William Smith, Esq. of The Breach, had issue, three sons
and two daus.,

I. AVilliam Smith, to whom his grandfather left an e.state
called " Dove House Fields," in Hunnington, ancestor of
the Smiths of Hourne llciith, co. Worcester, whose heir,
Mary, m. William Clinton, of Belbroughton.

II. Joseph, ancestor of the Smiths of Hunnington, now

III. Jacob, to whom his grandfather devised his Stoke Prior
estate, of wJiom presently.

I. Eleanor, m. 1693, William Cardale, of Dudley, Surgeon.

ji. Sarah.
The 3i'd son,

Jacob Smith, Esq. of Stoke Prior, m. June, 1709, Eliza-
ibeth, dau. of Humphrey Lowe, of Warley (by Joice his wife,
■dau. of John Lea, of Halesowen Grange, and niece of William
Lea, of the same place. High Sheriff of co. Worcester
8 William III.), and by her (who d. May, 1762, aged 86) had

I. William, his successor.

I. Mary, m. 1746, llichard Chambers. She d. 1786, having
had issue, llichard Chambers, Esq. of Whitbourne Court,
CO. Hereford, High Sheriff of that co. 1793.
Tlie only son,

William Smith, Esq. of Stoke Prior and of Ridgacre, 6.
1713; 5/1. 1737, Hon. Anne Lea, eldest sister and co-heir of
i'erdinando Dudley Lea, 15th Lord Dudley, son of William
Lea, Esq. of Halesowen Grange, by Frances his wife, only
•dau. and eventually heir of William, son and heir-apparent
.of Edward, 11th Lord Dudley and Ward.* By this lady (who

* On the death of her brother. Lord Dudley, she assumed
the title of " Baroness Dudley," and her death is thus recorded
in the Grnttenian's Mauauac for 1762, " Ap. 29, Kight Hon.
Anne Smith, Baroness Dudley, wife of William Smith, of
Eidgacre, Shropshire, Esq." Kidgacre is a- farm near Hales-
owen, still belonging ito the family, where Mr. Smith, it
.ajppears, then resided.

was thus senior co-heir of the barony of Dudley, aud a de-
scendant, with a right to quarter the royal arms, of the I'lan-
tagenet kings and of the ancient Princes of Wales), he had

I. Harry Grey, d. unm. 1760.

II. Feroinando, s. his brother.

I. FVances, m. her cousin, Walter Woodcock, Esq. (son of
Walter Woodcock, Esq., by Frances, 2nd sister of Ferdi-
nando, Lord Dudley), and d. s. p. 14 Feb. 1S21.

II. Anne, m. Edward Baker, Esq. of Hill Court, co. Wor

III. Mary, d. unm.

He d. 19 May, 1781, and his wife, 29 April, 1702. The 2nd

Ferdinando Smith, Esq. of Halesowen Grange, who s. on
the death of his elder brother to the estates of his uncle
Ferdinando, Lord Dudley, m. at Halesowen, 27 Dec. 1774,
Elizabeth, dau. of Humphrey Lyttelton, Esq. and d. 16 Jan.
1794, leaving issue,

I. Feroinakdo, his heir.

II. William, Capt. 1 1th Dragoons, h. 24 June, 1785 ; d. unm.
in India 4 May, ly24.

III. Henry Lyttelton, Lieut, in the army, b. 1787 ; d. VMm.

I. Elizabeth, m. Joseph Carruther?, Esq. of Halesowen, and
d. s. p. 1800.

II. Amelia, d. unm. in. Frances Maria, d. unm.

IV. Harriet, d. unm.

V. Frances Caroline, m. 1803, Marcus John Annesley, Capt.
44th Regt., nephew of Francis Charles, 1st Earl Annesley,
and had, with other issue,

Marcus William, of Dunstall Hall, AVolverhampton, m.
1h46, Frances Elizabeth, sister of Sir Francis Lyttelton
Holjoake Goodrieke, Bart., and widow of Henry liordern,
Matilda, d. unm. Louisa, d. unm. Selina, d. unm.
The eldest son,

Ferdinando Smith, Esq. of Halesowen Grange, b.2.G March,
1779, J.P. and D.L., Lieut.-Col. of the Worcester Militia,
served in Ireland during the rebellion, and on his return
received the freedom of the city of Worcester. He m. 1st, 1
July, 1802, Eloisa, dau. and co-heir of Major-Gen. St. George
Knudson, H.E.I.C.S., which lady d. s. j). 14 Feb. 1805, and
2ndly, 5 Oct. 1830, Elizabeth (who d. 23 Jan. 1S75), 4th dau.
of Michael Grazebrook, Esq. of Audiiam, co. Stafford, by
whom he left two surviving sons, Ferdinando Dudley Lea,
now of Halesowen Grange, and William Lea, h. 27 Feb. 1

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