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late Lieut. 13th Eegt., d. 5 Feb. IBSO. Col. Smith d. 20 July,

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William Lea, of Lea Green, in the parish of Kings Norton,
CO. Worcester, and of Halesowen Grange, jure uxor is, m. Joice,
dau. and heir of John Ive, who had acquired the Grange
estate by purchase from Thomas Blount and Geoi-ge Tuckey,
Esqs , "servants" of John Dudley, Duke of Northumberland
(to whom the estate was granted on the dissolution of Hales-
owen Abbey). Mr. Lea d. 1012, leaving issue by the said Joice
(whose will is dated 24 Nov. 1631) five children, Thomas,
William, John, Alice, wife of William Collins, and Bridget, Hi.
William Field. The youngest son,

John Lea, s. to the Grange estate under his mother's will.
He m. Anne, sister of llobert Tibbots. His will, in which he
leaves "Hales Grange and lands" to his eldest son, William,
is dated 5 Nov. 1657, and that of Anne, his widow, 6 June,
1085. They had issue,

I. William, of whom presently.

II. John, who s. his brother.

III. Thomas, who d. s. -p., and was bur. at Halesowen, 1 Dec

I. Joice, 5)1. Humphrey Lowe, of Warley-Salop, Halesowen,
and had, with other issue, a dau. Elizabeth, vi. Jacob
Smith, of Stoke Prior.

II. Eleanor, d. unm. 1711.

III. Anne, m. Thomas Palmer, of Lappall.

IV. Mary, m. Rev. John Birch.

V. Bridget, 7>i. Samuel Benton, of Kings Norton.

The eldest son,

William Lea, of Halesowen Grange, largely increased his
estate by the purchase of lands in Kings Norton. Northticld,
Solihull, Halesowen, ire., and was High Sheriff of co. Wor-
cester 8 William III. He d. unm. 24 June, 1702. His next

John Lea, of Halesowen, m. Mary, dau. of William Deeley,
of Warley-Wigorn, and by her (who rf. 1720) had issue,

I. William, heir to his uncle, William, of whom presently.

I. Anne, m. Alan Gai-way, jun.

II. Margaret, m. 1706, John Shenstone, of the poet's family.

The only son,





William Lea, of Halesowen, b. 1677 ; m. 9 Nov. ITOi),
Francos, only (iau.of the Hon. William AVavd, and in her issue
sole heir of Edward and William, successively Barons Dudley
and Ward. He d. 31 Jan. 1741, aged 64, having had issue by
his said wife (who predeceased him, 24 Jan. 1737),

1. Ferdinando Dudley, b. 1 Sept. 1710; ^». his maternal uncle
as Baron Dublet, and took his seat in the House of Lords
on 26 Nov. following. Lord Dudley d. unm. 21 Oct. 17.')7,
whereupon the barony fell into abeyance aninng his sisters,
and his estates passed under his will to the son of his
eldest sister, Anne Smith.

I. Anne, b. 1714; m. William Smith, of Stoke Prior and
Eidgacre (see ante).

II. Frances, b. 1717; m. Walter Woodcock, Esq., and had

III. Mary. in. Joseph Harvey, of Stourbridge, M.D., and
d. s. p. 1742.

IV. Catherine, b. 1726 ; m. 1744, Thomas Jordan, Esq., and
d. ... p.

V. Elizabeth, b. 1728; ;)!. 1759, Eev. Benjamin Briscoe, Rector
of Staunton, by whom she had issue, an only surviving
child, Kev. William Lea liriscoe, LL.D., b. 17C0 ; d. unm.

.Arhis — Quarterly : 1st and 4th az., two bars wavy erm., on
a chief or, a demi-lion rampant issuant sa., for Smith; 2nd
and 3rd arg., on a pale between two leopard's taces sa. three
crescents, or, for Lea. Crests — 1st, an ostrich's head quarterly
sa. and arg. between two wings expanded gu., in the beak a
horseshoe or, for Smith ; 2nd, A unicorn arg., guttee de poix,
gorged with a double ti-essure liory counteriiory gu., for Lea.
Motto — In seipso totus terres.

6eLit — Halesowen Grange, co. Worcester.


Smith, Chakles "William Jertis, Esq. of
Great Fenton, co. Stafford, J.P, co. Derby, late
Lieut. Queen's Own Staft'ordshire Yeomanry, h. 6
Sept. 18i.5 ; m. 21 June, 1S77, Alice Eleanor,' eldest
dan. of Rev. Edmund Baskerville Mynors, Rector
of Ashley, Wilts {see Myxoes of Treago), and has

Reginald Baskerville Jervis, b. 27 Nov. ISSO.
Beatrice Frances Jervis.

:\Ir. Smith s. Ms father 2 Dec. 1874. He was
educated at Eton and St. John's Coll. Oxford,
■where he graduated D.A. 1869.

liineag-e. — The Right Rev. Dr. Smith, Bishop of Lieh-
fii-ld and Coventry, had two sons, Edmund and John. The
elder, Edmund Smith, was father of Sir Thomas Smith, Knt. of
Chester, who ra. Catherine, dau. of Sir William Brereton, and
had a son. Sir Lawrence Smith, of Hough. The younger,
John Smith, was father of William S.mith, who left a son and
heir Thomas S.mith, of Newcastle-under-Lyme, who was s by
his son, John Smith, Esq. of Heath End House, near New-
castle-under-Lyme, living in 1614, who in that year, had his
arms confirmed by St. George, Norroy King of Arms, at the
A'isitation then taken. He m. Alice, dau. of Humphrey Weston,
Esq. of Madeley, and had issue, Thomas, his heir ; Ralph ;
Anne, wife of John Fernehough; Eleanor; Jane; and Mary.
The eldest son,

TuoMAs Smith, Esq., aged 30 in 1614, m. Dorothy, dau. of
AVilliam Yoimge, Esq. of Keyton, and had two sons, Thomas
and Samuel. The elder,

Thomas Smith, Esq., w. 1656, Elizabeth Gregson, but had
no issue. By his will, dated 25 Dec. 1694, he devised his
tsrates to his brother,

Samuel Smith, Esq., who had two sons, Samuel and Jere-
miah, and two daus., Sarah and Elizabeth, wife of Joseph Wood.
The elder son.

Samuel Smith, Esq. of Hanley, in Staffordshire, ni. 1606,
Mary James, of Chester, and had a son,

Thomas Smith, Esq., who j/i. Margaret, sister and heir of
Charles Nicholls, Esqof Great Fenton, Staffordshire, and had
i;=sue, Jeremiah, Thomas, Sarah, and Margaret. Mr. Smith
d. 2 April, 1729, and was s. by his son,

Jeremiah Smith, Esq., High Sheriff of Stafforishire,
2 George III., who m. 1st, Margaret, sister of the 1st Earl
St. "Vincent, who d. s. p., and 2ndly, Elizabeth, dau. of John
Jervis, Esq. of Darlaston, Staffordshire. By her he left, at his
decease, in 1792, a dau. Grace, m. to Rev. William Greenwood,
01 Bath, and an only surviving son,

•loiiN Smith, Esq. of Great Fenton and Elmhurst, co. Staf-, High Sheriff 1816, who m. 1^01, Elizabeth, 3rd dau.
of Jolin Turner, Esq., and by her (who d. 27 Jan. Ib44) had

Charles John, his heir.

William Henry, 6. 27 Oct. 1806; d. 1873.

Fredeiick Jeremiah (Rev.), Vicar of St. .John's, TauntoiL
and Prebendary of Wells, b. 23 Aug. 1808, d. 30 Oct. 1884/
Mr. Smith d. 6 May, 1840, and was s. by his son,

Charles John S.mith, Esq. of Elmhurst, J.P. and D.L., 6.
19 Sept. 1804; m. 1829, Frances Hanvood, dau. of John Atkin-
son, Esq. of Maple Hayes, co. Stafford (by his wife, Anne
Garnet, of Houghton Cheshire), and by her (who d. 1890) had

Charles AVilliam Jervis, now of Great Fenton.
Constance Elizabeth.

Ella, m. 4 June, 1872, Rev. G. A. Fasting, M.A., Vicar
of Clifton, CO. Derby.

Mr. Smith d. 2 Dec. 1874.

Arms — Gu., two bars wavy erm., on a chief or, a demi-lloa
rampant issuant sa., armed and langued gu. Crest— An
ostrich, holding in the beak a horseshoe ppr.

;(>e«i— Great Fenton Hall, Stoke-on-Trent, co. Stafford.

A'tsicitiict— Clifton Hall, Ashbourne, Derbyshire.

Club — Junior Carlton.



of Aspley House, Bedford sliire, dau. and eventual
heiress of the late Chaeles HERVEy Smith, Esq.,
D.L., of Aspley House, on. 1 Jan. 1846, Rev.
Richard Downes, Ticar of Sundon, Eedfordshu'e,
and by him (who d. 1857) has issue,

Chaei-es Villiers Somerville Downes, of Aspley House
(to whom his mother has made over tlie estate), J.P. for
Beds, Major late 59th Foot, m. 10 Jan. 1884, Catherine,
dau. of F. Thompson, Esq., late of Wimbledon Park, and
has had issue, Hervey, d. 1886 ; and Edward Chernocke.

John Sheen, ra. 1891, Mary, dau. of Dr J. Bentley.

Richard Brandreth, d. 13 Feb. 1870.

Julia Willis, m. 1878, Major J. Keith, R.H.A., and d. 1890.

Frances Anne, m. 1870, F. A'C. Bergne, Esq.

Emily Marion. Alice Kate.

■Lineage. — Edward Smith, M.D., of Coventry, m. Miss
Lamb, dau. and co-heir of William Lamb, Esq. of Farndish,
CO. Beds, and sister of Judith, wife of Sir Edward Noel, Bart,
of Kirkby Malory, afterwards Viscount Wentworth (see Burke's
Peerage, Wentworth, B.). By the co-heir of Lamb, Dr. Smith
had an only child.

Rev. Edward Sawter Smith, Incumbent of Rodmarton, co.
Gloucester. He m. 1744, Diana, dau. and co-heir of Thomas,
only brother of Richard Orlebar, Esq. of Hinwick House, co.
Bedford, last male repi'csentative of the senior branch of the
Orlekars of P addiaglon, and was s. at his decease, 1756, by
his only son.

Rev. Edward Orlebak Smith, of Aspley House, Rector of
Hulcote, CO. Bedford, and subsequently of Bletchley, Bucks.
He m. 1779, Charlo'ie, dau. and co-heir (by Mary his wife, dau.
of the celebrated antiquary, Browne Willis, of Whaddon Hall,
Bucks) of Rev. Edward Hervey, of Chilton House, Bucks,
and of Aspley House, co. Bedford, son of Edward Hervey,
Esq. of Chilton, Bucks, by Helen his wife, sister and co-heir
of Sir Villiers Chernocke, Bart, of Hulcote, and had issue,
Charles Hervet, of .\splcy House.

Edward Orlebar (Rev.), Rector of Hulcote. J. P., ra. May,
1»22, his cousin Julia (who d. 19 June, 1834), youngest dau.
01 Rev. Thomas Willis, and sister of John Willis Fleming,
Esq. of Stoneham Park, M.P. for Hants.
Boteler Chernocke, J.P. for Bedfordshire, in. 1st, 1816,
C.iroline, dau. of Rev. Charles Gardiner, which lady d^. 1S18,
and 2ndly, 1823, Sarah, dau. of Dr. Whitby, M.D., of
Warren House, near Ashby-de-la-Zouch, by whom he left
issue at his decease, in 18-')3,
Rev. Boteler Chernocke Smith (present representative).
Rector and Patron of Hulcote, Bedfordshire, b. 1825; m.
1853, Selina, dau. of Henry Couchuian, Esq., and has
Charlotte. Sarah. Julia.

Charlotte Hervey, d. unra. 1846.
Jane Maria, d. unm. 1846.
Eliza Diana, d. uion. 1j64.

Anna Penelope, rn. 1831, John Marshall, Esq., and d. Aug.

Mr. Smith d. 27 April, 1819, and was s. by his son,

Charles Hervev Smith, Esq. of Aspley House, J.P. and
D.L., Col. in the army, h. 1783 ; la. April, 1811, Fr.ances, d.iu.
of Shallet Dale, Esq., and by her (who d. 23 July, 1801) had





CuABLES Hekvet, of Aspley House, J. P., b. 1813 ; d. unm.
28 Sept. I SGI).

ViLLiERS Chernocke (Rev.), of Ilusborne Crawley, Beds
(late representative of the family), m. 17 June, 1851,
C' nsfaniid C. dan. of H. Holloway, Esq. of Lee Place,
Charlbury, Oxford, and <?. s. 7). Feb. 1871.
Franees Mary Dale. 711. 1834, Edward Atkyns Wood, Esq. of
Osniington House, near Weymouth, (/. 1S6I.
Makia Dale, of Aspky House, and Manor House, Salford,
Beds, d. unm. 18S7.

Charlotte Jdlia Elizabeth, now of Aspley House, m. 1
Jan. 1846, Kev. Eieliard Downes, and by him (who d. 1857)
has issue,
Charler Villiers SoMERViLLE DowKES, of Aspley House,
J. P. for Beds, Major, late 59th Foot, m. 10 Jan.
1884, Catherine, dau. of F. Thompson, Esq., late of
Wimbledon Park, and has had issue, Hervey, d. 1886;
Edward Chernocke.
John Sheen, m. 1891, Mary, dau. of Dr. J. Bentley.
Kichard I'.randreth, d. 13 Fel>. 1870.
Julia Willis, ?n. 1878, Major J. Keith, R.H.A., and d.

Frances Ann, m. 1870, F. A'C. Eergne, Esq.
Emily Marion. Alice Kate.

Emma Jemima Barbara, m. 15 June, 1851, Humphrey
Brandreth, Esq. of Houphton Hall, co. Bedford, and d. 18
Dec. 1867, leaving issue, Henry Chernocke and Alice.
Col. Smith d. 23 Nov. 1857.

Jriiis — Arg., three demi-savages between nine crosses-
crosslet sa. Crest— An oak-tree ppr., acorned or. Motto — Non
deficit alter.

Seat — Aspley House, near Woburn.


Smith-Masters, William Allan, Esq. of
Camer, Kent, J. P., M.A. Brasenose Coll. Oxford, b.
13 March, 1850 ; m. 19 Oct. 1876, Mary, dau. of
Philip Smith Coxe, Esq. of Ladbroke Grove,
Kensington, and had issue,

Edith Jlonica, h. 5 Aug. 1879.

Lineage. — The family of Masters, from which the Smiths
derived the estate of Canier, was settled there for centuries.
In a parish rating of the 16th century, the name appears, and
it is also in all the oldest books of the parish. The heir of

Catherine Masters, only child of George Masters, of
Camer, i/i. William Smith, younger brother of the grandfather
of Sir Charles Smith, Bart, of Suttons, Essex, and d. 6 Feb.
1814, having had issue, George, of whom presently ; William,
TO. 10 Feb. 1802, Catherine, eldest dau. of John Manley, Esq.,
and d. 18 Oct. 1830, leaving issue, Charles, Rebecca, Cathe
line, and Elizabeth. The eldest son,

George Smith, Esq. of Camer, m. Rebecca, dau. of Rev.
Nicholas Brett, of Spring Grove, near Ashford, Kent, and by
her (who d. 8 Jan. 1843) had issue,

I. William Masters, his heir.

I. Catherine Rebecca, deceased, m. William Cowbum, Esq.,
and had a son,

Allan (Rev.), who, on the death of his uncle, William
Masters Smith, Esq., assumed the surname and arms of

II. Frances, deceased. in. Anne, deceased.

IV. Charlotte Lucy, deceased.

V. Elizabeth, m. Edward Twopeny, Esq., since deceased.
Mr. Smith d. 3 March, 1831. His only son,

William Masters-Smith, Esq. of Camer, J.P. and D.L.,
M.P. for Kent, 6. 20 March, 1802; m. 6 Sept. 1836, Frances,
dau. of Major. -Gen. Sir Howard Elphinstone, 1st Bart., C.B.,
d. s. J). 24 Dec. 1861, and was s. by his nephew.

Rev. Allan Smith-Masters, of Camer, M.A., formerly
Vicar of Tidenham, co. Gloucester, b. 16 Jan. 1820 ; m. 30 Oct.
1844, Rebe Mary, dau. of the Ven. James Randall, Archdeacon
of Berks, and had issue,

I. William Allan, now of Camer.

II. John Ernest, b. 16 May, 1856; m. II Oct. 1888, Eliza
Margaret, younger dau. of J. Swinton Melville, late Bengal
Civil Sei-vice, and has issue, three sons.

I. Mary.

II. Edith, VI. Fleetwood Edwards, Esq., Lieut. E.E., and is

III. Annie Mina, deceased. iv. Fanny, deceased.

Rev. Mr. Smith-Masters d. 8 Oct. 1875, and was s. by his son.

Aryns — 1st and -Ith, per saltire arg. and sa., a chief of the
first, therefrom issuant a. lion ramp, double-queued, sa., hold-
ing a rose gu. slipped ppr., for Masters; 2nd and 3rd, per
pale or and az. a plain fesse cottised wavy, between three
n;ait'.ets in chief and one in base, counterchanged for Smith.

Crest— 1st, a lion ramp, double-queued arg. charged with three
roses gu. and holding between the paws a cross flory also gu.,
for Masters : 2nd, a talbot sa., collared and lined and charged
with three cross-ciosslcts fitchee arg., and resting the dexter
foot upon an escocheon or, thereon a martlet az., for Smith.
Seat — Camer, near Gravesend, Kent.


Tatloe-Smith, Mary Edith, of Colepike Hall
and Partridge Close House, co. Durham, b. 2-i May,

Lineag-e. — This is a junior branch of the ancient family
of Taylor of Cornsey.

Edward Taylor, of Sunnyside Park, near Brancepeth, son
of Edward Taylor, of Sunnyside, and his wife Susannah Beller-
by, of Satley, co. Durham, m. 1801, Ann, only dau. of George
Garry, of Newbiggin, co. Durham, and had issue,

George Taylor, in. jMary, dau. of James Price, of Lilwall,
Kington, co. Hereford, and had issue, a son, George Garry
Price, and one dau. Mary Ada (deceased).
EiiwARD Taylor-Smith, of Colpike Hall.
William Taylor, }n. Mary, dau. of Ralph Crozier, of Durham,
and had issue, Ralph, William, Mary, and Frances.
Susannah, m. Thomas Harling, of Partridge Close House, co.
JIary, to. George Robson, of Bishop Auckland.
The 2nd son,

Edward Taylor-Smith, Esq. of Colpike Hall, andBroadwood
Park, CO. Durham, J. P., b. 28 March, 1803; to. 1st, 29 Sept.
1829, Anne, only dau. of Isaac N:cholson, Esq. of Penrith,
Cumberland, and by her (who d. 1868) had issue,

I. George Garry, of Colepike Hall and Partridge Close
House, J. P., and ten years Chairman of the Lanchcster
Board of Guardians, b. 1834; to. 26 Nov. 1862, Clare, dau.
of James Holdforth, Esq., J.P. of Burley, near Leeds, first
Roman Catholic Mayor in England after the Reformation;
and d. 1891, leaving an only surviving child Mary Edith,
now Lady of the Manors of Colepike and Hedley Hope.

II. Edward Nicholson (deceased), b. 1836; m. Mary Anne
(deceased), dau. of William Briggs, Esq. of Hylton Castle,
High Sheriff, co. Durham 1870, and had two daus.

III. William (Rev. Canon), a priest, 6. 1838 ; d. 1892.

IV. Thomas, of Broadwood Park, co. Durham, b. 1840 ; m. 8
Jan. 1«79, Louisa, youngest dau. of William Kidson, Esq.
of London, and has issue, one dau. Mabel.

V. James, b. 1842; m. 1868, Elizabeth, eldest dau. of John
Pexall Kidson, Esq. of Sunderland, co. Durham, J. P., and
has issue, three daus.

I. iMargaret Anne, to. 1870, Richard Joseph Kay, Esq. of
Birtley, and d. 18 June, 1879, leaving issue, one dau.
Jlr. Taylor-Smith ni. 2ndly, 1872, Mary, sister of John Pexall
Kidson, Esq. of Sunderland, J. P.. and 3rdly, 18 Jan. 1883,
Marie Cecile Lucie, third dau. of the lateMons. Louis Vincent
Prenleloup. He s. Jane, Lady Peat, Nov. 1842, in the Colepike
and Hedley Hope estates, and assumed, by royal licence, 12
May, 1843, the surname of S.mith, after his patronymic Tayloe,
and the arms of Smith quarterly with those of Taylor.

Arms — Quarterly: 1st and 4th per pale gu. and az., on a
chevron engrailed or, between three bezants, each charged with
a cross pattee fitchee sa., as many crosses patt6e fitehce of the
last fur Smith; 2nd and 3rd arg., a saltire engrailed gu. be-
tween two cinquefoils in pale vert and as many winged hearts
ia l'e.sse of the second, for Taylor. Crests — 1st, Smith, A stag
]i-Mli;ed ai'g., semee of estoiles az., attiied and gorged with an
Eastern crown, the cham refle.xed over the back, or: 2nd,
Taylor, A horse's head couptd sa., gorged with a plain collar,
and pendent therefrom a shield arg. charged with a cinquefoil
vert. Motto — Vigilans.

&'ats— Colpike Hall and Partridge Close House, Lanchester,
CO. Durham.


Smith, Hyde Seegison, Esq. of Consall Hall, co.
Stafford, J. P., Capt. late 5th and 12th Lancers, b.
14 March, 1838; on. 30 April, 1878, Margaret Jane,
only dau. of the late Isaac Kempson, Esq. of Coton
Hall, Sudbury, Derby, and has issue,

I. Herbert Charles Hyde, b. 26 July, 1880.

II. Valentine Gardner Hyde, b. Oct. 1884.

III. Alan Sergison Hyde, b. July, 1886.

I. Margaret Georgiana Hyde, b. Aug. 1883.

Lineage. — George Smith, Esq. of Goldioote, Warwiclc-
shire, and of Spetsbury House, Dorset, an Officer in the Ruyal
IJorse Guards, Hi. 1796, Frances, dau. and co-heir of Hollcd
Smith, Esq. of Normanton Turville, co. Leicester, and d. 1»35,
having by her (who d. ]s29) had issue.





I. Georcre Sravelcy, ?)i. twice, and had issue.

n. GrsTAvrs Thomas, of Goldic-oto House. Stratford-on- Avon,
Capt. in tlie Queen's Bays, 6. liSOO ; .s. his father ISS.') ; m.
1st, ISoO, Sarah, eldest dau. ol the Itev. X. Yates, wlio <(. .s-. p .
Feb. lt>o2, and 'Jndly, 25 April, 1^53. Caroline Sophia, widow
of Sir John Mordaunt, ?th Bart, of Walton, eo. Warwick, by
whom he left at his decease, 6 Jan. 1875, two daus. Eleanor
and Constance.

ni. William Corbet, of Bitteswell Hall, co. Leicester, Capt.
1st Dragoon Guards, m. "24 June 1840, Hon. Emily Arabella
St. John. dau. oi Henry, 4th Viscount Bolingbroke, and
d. 9 March, 1847, leaving issue,

1 Corbet, of Walcote House, co. Leicester, J. P., Capt.
Leicestershire Yeomanry Cavalry, late Capt. Eoj-al Dra-
goons, ti. 1 Feb. 1845:'/;;. 1875, Eva Charlotte, dau. of
JIark Seton Synnot, Esq. of Ballymoyer, co. Armagh,
and has a dau. Ada Emily Corbet.

2 Emma Emily Corbet, vi. 1862, John du Plat Taylor,
Esq., and has issue.

.XV. Charles Sergison, of Consall Hall, co. Stafford, late an
Offieeria the 1st Dragoon Guards, 6. 1803 ; m. G March, 1S34,
Georgiana, 3rd dau. of Hon. Herbert Gardner, 4th son of
Alan, 1st Lord Gardner. She U. 31 Oct. 1S48, and he d. 29
•Sept. 1877, leaving issue,

1 Hyde Sergison, now of Consall H.all.

2 Walter FitzWarin (Ilev.), Viearof Little Birch, Hereford,
b. 1 April, 1845 ; /,i. 10 Oct. Ibil, Mary Louisa Catherine,
dau. of Mrs. Buckeridge Durant, of The Close, Lichfield,
and has issue, Percy; Edwin ; Alan; Arthur Basildon;
Helen Gardner ; Mabel.

3 Charles Holled (Sir), K.C.M.G., Col. late King's Royal
Kifle Corps, formerly Governor-General of the Ked Sea
Littoral, 6. 12 Sept. 1846; r,i. 1st, 1874, Mary, dau. of
Henry Scott, Esq. of London, from whom he was divorced.
He ),i. 2ndly, 1883, Maud Mary, eldest dau. of Major
Whittingstall, and has issue, Vere, b. 1S84.

1 Florence Cornwall.
V. Francis, d. unm.
I. Frances, d. unm.

Arms — Arg., on a bend, between two unicorns' heads erased
az., three lozenges or. Creit — A unicorn's head erased sa.
J/o,',v, — Virtus iu arduis.

^'t(t(— Consall Hall, Stoke-on-Trent.

Residence — Brierton House, Charlton Kings.


Leadbittee-Smith, Matthew Edwakd, Esq.
of Flass Hall, co. Durham, J. P., Lieut. -Col. coiu-
mauding -Ith Batt. Diu-ham Light Iiiiantry, b. 12
Oct. ISll ; m. 29 Oct. 1870, Adda Alice, dau. of
Lieut. -Col. "VY. H. Graham, formerly Jjengtil
JEngineers, and has issue,

I. William Edward Joseph, h. 18 Oct. 1871.

II. John Francis, 0. 22 Jan. 1873.

jii. Nicholas Augustine Graham, b. 27 April, 1880.
,1. Mary Ethelreda Louisa, b. 14 Aug. 1875.

II. Adela Monica Josephine, b. 19 March, 1877.

III. Hilda Mary Teresa, b. 19 June, 1883.

IV. Agnes Maiy Winifred, 6. 12 March, 1885.

Lineage. — John Feancis Leadbitter-Smith, Esq. (sec
Leadbitter of ICarden) of Flass Hall, co. Durham, J. P., b.
16 July, 17d8; '/,i. 24 Xov. 1840, Anne. dau. of Thomas Storey,
Esq. of i'awdon, co. Northumberland (by his wife, Anne, dau.
of John Smith, Esq. of Warton, in the same co., by his wife,
Anne, dau. of Robert Loraine, grandson of Sir Thomas Loraine,
1st Bart, of Kirke Harle), and had

I. Matthew Edward, now of F'lass Hall.

II. JIarianne Clara, b. 14 Aug. 1859 ; m. lU Aug. 1880, Robert
Wliitgreave. Esq., eldest son of Francis Whitgreave, Esq.
of iiurton Manor, co. Stafford, and has issue (sec Whit-
greave (// Mo.ieley Court).

Mr. Leadbitter-Smith assumed the additional name of Smith,
by royal licence, under the will of Jane, Lady Peat, on
inheriting from her the Flass Hall estate. He d. 13 March,

Arms — Quarterly: 1st and 4th per pale gu. and az., on a
chevron engrailed or, between three bezants, each charged with
a cross pati^e fitchee sa. as many crosses paitec fitchee of the
last, lor Smith; 2nd and 3rd gu., on a chevron or, between
three bezants as many crosses patonce of the field, for Lead-
bitter. Crests — Isi, a stag lodged arg., semee of estoiles az.,
attired and gorged with an Eastern crown, the chain reflexed
over the back or. for Smith ; 'Znd, A griffin's head sa., erased
gu., pifireed through the mouth with an arrow fessways or, for
Leadbitter. Motto — Vigilans.

Hew. — Flass Hall, Durham.


Smith, Hexky, Esq. of Ellingham Hall, j^orfolk,
and Sherfield-English, co. Hants, M.A. Earristcr-
at-La-^v, J. P. and D.L., and Coimty Councillor for
Norfolk, Lord of the Manor of Ellingham Ncvclls,
b. 1 July, ISai- ; educated at Rugby and Trin. Coll.,
Camb.; m. 1st, 24 April, 1857, Amelia Harriet,
dau. of Col. Greene, C.B., Bengal Engineers, of
Kirkby-Caue Hall, Norfolk, and by her (who d.
1868) has had issue,

I. Henry Lockhart, 6. 24 April, 1859.

II. Alfred Townsend, d. 1 Nov. 1867.

I. Amy Elliot, m. Rev. R. H. Sneyd, Rector of Earsham,

II. Constance Beatrice, d. 27 Nov. 1881.

III. Florence Adelaide, m. Edward de Coetlogon Williams,
Esq., Deputy-Postmaster-General, Bengal.

IV. Ada Mary.

He 111. 2ndly, 11 Aug. 1869, Mary Gray Measor,
widow of Eev. Henry Paul Measor, Vicar of Kings-
ton-on-Thames, and eldest dau. of James Dowie,
Esq., and by her has issue, a sou,
III. Horace Mackenzie, 6. 27 July, 1870.

Lineag-e.— JouN Smith, Esq., m. Anne Nankivell, and
was father of

JouN Smith, Esq., m. 23 Aug. 1761, Elizabeth, dau. of
Chauncey Townsend, and d. 13 May, 1797, having had a

Charles Smith, Esq. of Gwernddlynwith, Swansea, South
Wales, Barrister-at-Law, m. Anna Arabella Beaver, and had,
with a dau. Lucy Charlotte, a son,

John Smith, Esq. of Ellingham Hall, Norfolk, Lieut.-Col.
2nd Madras Light Cavalry, H.E.l.C.S., b. 6 July, 1791 ; m. 15
May, 1828, Maria, dau. of James Lockhart, Esq. of ShefiBeld
House, Hants, and by her (who d. IG Nov. 1884) had issue,

I. Henry, now of Ellingham Hall.

I. Maria, m. 1851, Sir Alfred Hughe?, Bart, of East Bergholt
Lodge, SufTolk, and has issue.

II. Lucy Harriet, m. 1869, Major John Edmonstone Monck-
ton,2nd Madias Light Cavalry (retired), H.E.l.C.S. (s

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