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CO. Worcester, and has issue, George Sperling.

Lineage.— The Sperlings of Essex dei ive from an ancient
and honourable Swedish ancestry. The family statement
carries it back to Joachim Sperling, Field-Marshal Koyal of
Sweden, who was made a Count by the King of Sweden 16S7,
andtL 1091. GEoRfiE, his son, succeeded: he 7;i. 1 June, 1653,
Anna Schmidt, of Dantzig, and was s, by Henry, his son, 6. 22
March, 1(159, who having m. Ann Crol, of Eotterdam, came
over to England and settled at Chigwell Hall, Essex. Their
son,

Henry Sperling, Esq., m. Elizabeth, dau. and heiress of
Thomas Foxall, Esq., and JIargaret (Milner) his wife, also an
heiress. Their son,

Henry Sperling, m. Mary, dau. and heir of John Piper,
E?7q. of Ashen House, Essex, whose wife, Dorothy (Byatt) was
also an heiress. They had three sons,

I. John Sperling, of Dynes Hall, J.P. and D.L., m. Harriet,
dau. of the Hon. William Eochfort, of Clontarf, IreKmd,
M.P. for Westmeath, and granddau. of Eobert, Earl ol Bel-
vedere, and d. 1851, having had issue,

1 Henry John Sperling, of Dynes Hall. Ashen House,
and ISallingdon Hall, Essex, J.P. and D.L., iii. April,
1826, his first-cousin, Maria, 4th dau. of Henry Piper
Sperling, Esq. of Norbury Park, Surrey. Jlr. Sperling,
representative of the families of Piper or" ^.?/uj(, Essex,
and Byatt o/iJio-cf S(. Jl/ary, ^uffolk, served as Lieut.
9ih Infantry during the greater part of the Duke of
Wellington's list campaign in the North of France. He
d. '22 July, 1882.

2 Charles Eobert, of the Manor House, Stanmore, J.P. for
Essex, 7)t. 1823, Louisa, only dau. of Col. Thomas Astle,
(if GosHeld Hall, Essex, and d. at his residence, The
Manor House, Stanmore, 1864, having had issue,

Charles Brogden, now of Dynes Hall.

liochfort Astle, in Ceylon C.S. ; m. 1859, Louisa, eldest
dau. of William Thompson, Esq. of The Park, Colombo,
Ceylon.

Frederick Van Hagen, Capt. Staff Corps, m. Ellen, dau.
of Col. Howard, and d. s. p. 1804.

Ilenr)- Eeginald, m. Iti09, Harriet Emma, eldest dau. of
Stephen Ponder Kennard, Esq. of Woodlands, Harrow
Weald, and has issue.

Eowland Money, Comm. R.N., m. 1873, Marian Char-
lotte, eldest dau. of Charles Keyser, Esq. of The Wai ren
House, Stanmore. llcd.lalZ leaving a. posthumous
son, Eowland Arthur Charles, 6. 4 Jan. 1874.

Harriet Louisa, m. Eev. A. D. Spurgin, and d. s. ^j.
1858.

Rosalie Caroline, m. 1859, Philip Maxsted, Esq., and has
issue.

Frances Charlotte Celestina, m. I8C8, Henry Steinnietz
Kennard, Esq., eldest son of Stephen Ponder Kennard,
Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Woodlands, Harrow Weald, and
ban issue.

II. Henry Piper Sperling, of Norbury Park {see Sperling
of Lattenburu Hill).

II. Jumes Sperling (Rev.), Eector of Lammarsh and Vicar of
Great Maplestead, lissex, m. and had three sons.

^?-j?js — Arg., on a mount in base vert, three gillyflowers
ppr., stalked and leaved of the second, on a chief arg. four
mullets ot the tield. Crest — Between two wings, conjoined and
displayed arg., a mullet or. il/i/(w— Sapiens qui assiduus.

<ita«— Di ues Hall, HaUtead, Essex. •-



1894-



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SPERLIITG OF LATTENBURY HILL.

Spekling, AKTiirn, Esq. of Lattonbury Hill,
St. Ives, CO. Huntingdon, and Papwortli St. Agnes,
CO. Cambridge, J. P. and D.L. for Hunts, Chairman
of Quarter Sessions for co. Cambridge, and Chair-
man of the First County Couneil of Cambridgeshire,
LL.M. Trin. Coll. Camb., h. 'IS Noy. 1S23 ; ;«. 8
April. 1S5S, Adelaide ^"oel, 3i-d dau. of Admiral
Sir Henry Loraine Baker, 2nd Bart., C.B., and by
her (who d. 20 Feb. 1S77) has issue,

I. AKTHrR IIabvet Baker, b. 7 June, 18C6.

II. Herbert Jl.icnab, b. 'lb May, lsG7.
HI. Hugh ToiRnmoutli, b. i Fob. 1869.

IV. John Kashleigh, b. IG Aug. 1870; d. 25 M.arch, 1884.

V. Charles D'Oyley, i).24July, 1873.

I. Adelaide Louisa, d. 12 May, 1873. n. Agnes Grace.

Xiineag'e. — Henry Piper Sperling, Esq. of Park Place,
Henley-on-Thames, and afterwards of Norhury Park, Surrey,
2nd son of Henry Sperling, by Mary Piper his wife (sec pre-
ceding Mtihoif). m. 7 April, 1791, Sarah Ann (who d. 28 May,
1850). dau. and co-heir of Henry Grace, Esq. of Tottenham,
Middlesex, by his wife, Sarah Cheney, an heiress, and d. at
iS'orbury Park, 6 Jan. 1847, leaving issue. One of the sons,
Hcv. Henry Grace Sperling, Rector of Papworth St. Agnes, uii.
Mary, elder dau. of Joseph Wilson, Esq. of Stowlangtoft,
and had a son, Henry Gkace Wilson Sperling, Esq. of
Edgeworth Manor, co. Gloucester, J. P., who m. 1851, Mary
Maitland, eldest dau. of Henry Wilson, Esq., M.P., of Stow-
langtoft Hall, Sufi'olk,and d. 1879. Another. son, John Sper-
ling, Lieut. K.E., led the forlorn hopeatHergen-op-Zoon, and
another.

Rev. Hervet James Sperling, of Lattenbury Hall, Rector
of Papworth St. Agnes, m. '2.1 June, 1822, Anne, eldest dau.
and heir of John Macnab, Esq. of Xewton, co. Perth, and by
her (who d. 27 Dec. 1846) had issue,
Arthur, now of Lattenbury Hill.

ErederickHayne (Rev.), B.A., Hector of Papworth St. Agnes,
b. 14 March, 1834; m. 26 Aug. 1861, Constance Rachel,
only dau. of Rev. F. W. Erskine Knollys, Rector of Salt-
wood, and has had issue, 1 Harvey Erskine, b. 26 Sept. 1867 ;
1 Hilda Constance Mary, (/. July, 1873; 2 Bertha Rachel ;
3 Lettice.
Anna Grare, m. 16 Oct. 1860, II Signor Cavaliere Emilio
Lecchini, Capt. in the late Grand Duke of Tuscany 'sGuardia
Nobile.
Mary Anne. Harriet Maria.

Ecv. Mr. Sperling d. 24 May, 1858.

Arms, d'c. — See preceding Memoir.

&a(s— Lattenbury Hill, St. Ives, Hants, and Papworth St.
Agnes, Cambiidge.



SPINKS OF BRENLEY HOUSE.

Spines, Feederick Lowten, M.A., Serjeant-at-
Law, of Brenley House, Kent, J. P. and D.L.,
Chairman of Petty Sessions, M.P. for Oldham 1874
to 18S0, I. 27 Dec. 1816 ; m. 27 Dec. 1844, Eliza-
beth, dau. and co-heir of Edward Brown, Esq. of
Oldham and The Firs, Ashton-under-Lyne, co.
Lancaster, by his wife Mary Ann, dau. and co-heir
of John Collins, Esq. of Fulham, Middlesex. Mrs.
Spinks d. 10 April, 1884.

Liineagre. — JohnSpinks, Esq., m. about 1780, Mary, only
child of John Edmonds, Esq., and d. 1804, having had by her
(who d. March, 17o6) two sons, the elder of whom,

John Spinks, Esq., of the Inner Temple, London, -m.
Xov. 1805, Mary, dau. of Peter La Coste, Esq. of Byfleet,
Surrey, and d. 17 Aug. 1860, having had by her (who d.
12 March, lb56;, with five other sons, John, George, Wil-
liam, Henry, and Thomas, who all d. s. p., and three daus.,
Mary Ann, Haniett, and Louisa, who all d. unm., a son,
Frederick Lowten, now of Brenley House, Serjeant-at-Law,
J.P. and D.L.

Anns — Az., a cross masculy arg. between four eagles dis-
played or. Crest — A talbot passant gu. bezantee, gorged with
three fusils arg. jl/oUo— Fidelis.

Stat — Brenley House, near Favershara, Kent.



and late I\ra3or Commanding the Essex Kifles, J.
16 Jan. 1812; m. 18G3, Mary Ann, dau. of William
Carter, Esq., M.R.C.S., and Elizabeth his Avife,
dau. of Rev. H. Fothergill, Rector of Althorne,
Essex, and grandcliild of Dr. Fot-liergill, Provost
of Queen's Coll. Oxford, and Vice-Chancellor of
that university in 1772 and three following
years.

Lineage — The family tradition is that this family
originally came from Wales into Essex.

Thomas Spitty, Esq., who d. in IS58, was only son of
Thomas Spitty, Esq., the eldest son of Thomas Spitty, who
resided at Bowers Hall, near Raleigh, Essex. He m. Mary,
dau. of John Jcnner, D.D., and Mary liis wife, sister of Sir
Joiin Tyrell, Bart., v^hose ancestors had resided in Billeriuaj-
for several generations, and had issue,

I. Thomas Jenner, present proprietor.

1. JIary, m. Edmund Roberts, Esq. of Lexden, and has issue,
Cornelia Gertrude Scudaiuore Roberts.

Seat — Billericay, Brentwood, Essex.



SPITTY OF BILLERICAY.

Spitty, Thomas Jexxer, Esq. of Billericav,
Essex, J.P, and D.L. for Essex, High Sheriff 1881,



SPOTTISWOODE OP SPOTTISWOODE.

Alicia Anne Spottis-wooue, of Spottiswoode,.
CO. Berwick, elder dau. of Jolm Spottiswoode, Esq.
of Spottiswoode, m. 16 Marcli, 1836, Lord John
Douglas Montagu-Scott, only brother of Waltei-
Francis, 5th Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry,
K.Gr., who d. s. p. 3 Jan. 1860. Lady John
Douglas Montagu-Scott resumed the surname of
Spottiswoode in compliance with the testamentary
wish of her father.

Lineage. — The surname of Spottiswoode was assumed
by the proprietors of the lands and barony of Spottiswoode, in
the parish of Gordon, co. Berwick, as soon as surnames be-
came hereditary in Scotland. The immediate ancestor of the
family was Robert de Spottiswood, Lord of Spottiswood, who-
was b. in the reign of Alexander IL, King of Scotland,
and d. in that of King Robert Bruce, leaving a son and heir,
John Spottiswood, of that ilk, living teiiip. King David-
Bruce, whose son and heir, Rodert Spottiswood, of that ilk,.
)ii. a dau. of the ancient family of Lighton of Ulishaven, co.
Forfar, sister of the celebrated Dr. Henry Ligiiton, 1st Bishop
of Murray, and was father of Henry Spottiswood, of that ilk,
wlio d. in the end of the reign of James II., King of Scotland,,
leaving a son and successor, James Spottiswood, of that ilk. a.
staunch loyalistand fiim adherent to the interest of JamesIII.,
for which he was forfeited, but reinstated subsequently by
James IV. ; soon afterwards he d., leaving, by his wife (a dau.
of Sir Adam Johnston, of Johnston), a son and heir, William
Spottiswood, of Spottiswood, who fell at Flodden, in lol.'!,
witli James IV. of Scotland. He had m. Elizabeth, dau. of
Henry Hop Pringle, of Torsonce, by whom he had (with a dau.
Jean, ju. William Hay, of Barra, and a son, Hugh) two elder
sons,

David, liis successor.

John (Rev.), D.D., a man of great learning and piety, m..
Beatrix, dau. of Patrick Crichton, of Lugtonand Gilmerton,
and d. in 1585, aged 76, leaving, with a dau., two sons,
John (Most Rev.), of whom hereafter, as successor to
Spottiswood.

James (li;j;ht Rev.), b. 1567, appointed Bishop of Clogher,
in Ireland, 1621 : d. in London 1641, and was bur. ia.
Westminster Abbey. Dr. Spottiswood left (with a dau.,
Hi. Arcliibald, son of Sir James Erskine) two sons,,
I Henry (Sir), knighted by James I., ^«. Jean, dau. of
Tristram Bulkeley, Esq. of Casliebarnliill, in Anglesey,
by whom he had several sons, whose descendants seilied
in Ireland, and 2 Richard, of Drumbote.

The eldest son,

David Spottiswood, of that ilk, d. towards the end of the
reign of James V. of Scotland, leaving an only son,

NiNiAN Spottiswood, of that ilk, who was served heir to his
father in 1550. He left two sons, William, his successor, who
d. unni.m l.'i94, and was s. by his brother,

John Spottiswood, of that ilk, who d. s. p. soon after, when
the representation devolved on his cousin,

The Most Rev. John Spottiswood, A rclibishop of St. Andrews
and Lord High Chancellor of Scotland, who then became o^
Spottiswood, which barony he sold in 1G20, having previously'
purchased several other lands. This ever-memorable prelaii,
the celebrated author of The Ilisiory of the Church of Scotland,
was b. in 15C5, and educated at Gl.asgow. On the accession of



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James VI. to the throne of England, Dr. Spottiswood, who had
accompanied His Majesty, was raised to the archbishopric of
Glasgow, and made a Privy Councillor in North Britain. In
1615, he was translated to the see of St. Andrews ; in 1633,
crowned Charles I. at Holyrood ; and in two years after was
made Chancellor of Scotland. On the outbreak of the civil
war, he retired to London, and there d. in 1639, being bur.
in Westminster Abbey. He m. Rachel, dau. of David Lindsay,
D.D., Bishop of Ross, by whom he had (with a dau. Anne, m.
■William Sinclair, of Eoslin) two sous,

John (Sir), his heir, who had charters, dated April. 1616, and
5 June, 16;il, of several lands, «nd otherssubsequently; he
d. without surviving issue. His only son, Jolin, having
joined Montrose, was taken prisoner with hiui, and executed
in 1650.

Robert (Sir), who continued the line.

The latter.

Sir Robert Spottiswoou, 6. in 1596, who was knighted by
James VI., and appointed one of the Extraordinary Lords of
Session and one of hisPrivy Council, was created by Charles I.
President of the College of Justice and Secretary for Scotland.
He m. in 1629, Bethia, eldest dau. of Sir Alexander Morrison,
of Preston Grange, by whom he had three sons,
John, who d. unm. before the Restoration of Charles II.
Alexander, of whom presently.

Robert, Physician to the Governor and Garrison of Tangier,
d. 1G88, leaving, by Catherine his wife, widow of — Elliot,
an only son, Alexander, 6. 1676, a Gen. in the army,
appointed Governor of Virginia 1710. He ra. 1724, Butler,
dau. of Richard Bryan, Esq. of Westminster, by whom he
had (with two daus., Anne, in. Bernard Moore, Esq.,
Colonel of a regiment in Virginia, and Dorothea) two sons,
Robert, the younger, killed in a skirmish in Virginia 1756,
s. p. ; the elder, John, m. 1745, Mary, dau. of William
Dandaridge, Esq., Commander of the "Ludlow Castle"
ship of war, and by her had a dau. 3Iary, and two sons,
Alexander and John.
Sir Robert fell a victim to his loyalty 20 Jan. 1646, being
executed at St. Andrews by the Covenanters. His 2nd son,

Alexander Spottiswoode, Esq., a firm friend of the royal
family, having been bred to the law, entered Advocate, and
got a charter under the great seal from King Charles II.,
" AlexandroSpottiswoode, advocate, terrarum de Warristoun,"
&c., dated 28 Aug. 1662. He m. 1st, the dau. and sole heir
of Sir John Home, of Crimstain, by whom he had one son,
Alexander, who d. unm. ; he m. 2ndly, Helen, dau. of John
Trotter, of Morton Hall, by whom he had (with two daus.,
Janet, m. George Brown, of Thornydikes, and Catiierine, and
a younger son, Robert, who d. young) an elder son and heir,
John, of whom presently. He d. in 1675, and was s. by his
only surviving son,

John Spottiswoode, Esq. of Spottiswoode, an eminent .\dvo-
cate, who purcha.=ed back, 1700, the lands and barony of
Spottiswoode. He m. 1710, Hon. Helen Arbuthnott, dau. of
Eobert, 3rd Viscount Arbuthnott, and widow of John Macfar-
lane, of that ilk, and by her had a son, John, his successor,
and two daus., Helen, m. John Gartshone, Esq. of Alderston,
and Anne, m. Dr. James Dundas, an eminent Physician in
Edinburgh. Mr. Spottiswoode d. in 1728, and was s. by his
only son and heir,

John Spottiswoode, Esq. of Spottiswoode, m. 1740, Mary,
eldest dau. of John Thomson, Esq. of Charleton, co. Fife, by
whom he had issue,

I. John, his heir.

II. Thomson, a Merchant in Jamaica, d. unm..

III. Robert, m. Cecilia, dau. of Mosman, of Auchtyfardel,
CO. Lanark, and d. leaving two sons, John, d. s. p., and
Hugh, m. and lelt issue.

I. Cecilia, m. Robert Worsley, Esq.

II. Maria, d. unm, iii. Helen, d. unm.

The eldest son and heir,

John Spottiswoode, Esq. of Spottiswoode, to. 10 June, 1779,
Margaret Penelope, dau. of William Strahan, Esq. of London,
and had issue,

I. John, his heir.

II. William, d. unm.

III. George, of Gladswood, co. Berwick, Lieut. -Col. in the
army.

IV. Andrew, of Broom Hall, Surrey, m. 15 March, 1819, Mary,
eldest dau. of T. L. Longman, Esq. of Hanipstead, Middle-
sex, and d. 20 Feb. 1866, haying had by her (who d. 12 Oct.
lt!70) two sons,

1 William, of Combe Bank, Sevenoaks, Kent, and 41,
Grosvenor Place, London, S.W., J. P. for Kent, M.A.,
LL.D. President of the Royal Society and of the British
Association, b. 4 Jan. 1825: m. 27 Nov. 1861, Eliza
Taylor, dau. of William Urquhart Arbuthnott, Esq., late
Member of Indian Council, and d. 24 June, 1883, leaving
issue.



William HncH, of Combe Bank, 6. 12 July, 1SG4.
Cyril Andrew, b. 29 July, ls67.
2 George Andrew, of Chattan, Devon, J. P., and 3, Cadogaa
Square, S.W., h. 19 Oct. 1827: m. 9 April, 1863, Fiances
Grace, eldest dau. of Rev. Sir St. Vincent Love Hammick..
Bart., and has issue, Adrian George, b. 1867; John, tl
1874; Mabel; Elizabeth Mary; Margaret Eleanor; an*
Theodora.

1 Elizabeth, m. 1844, Lachlan Mackintosh Rate, Esq., and.
cZ. 1849. 2 Rosa. 3 Augusta.

V. and VI. Robert and Henry, both d. unm.

I. Mary.

II. Elizabeth Sophia, m. Thomas Beckwith, Esq., anJ rf. ?lis-
widow, 31 July, 1874, aged 85, leaving issue.

III. Rachel Frances, ra. William Robertson, Esq. of Logart
House, CO. Edinburgh, and had issue.

Mr. Spottiswoode d. 3 Feb. 1805, and was s. by his eldest son,

John Spottiswoode, Esq. of Spottiswoode, J.P. andD.L.,6.
17 June, 17S0 ; m. 13 Sept. 1809, Helen, 2nd dau. of Andrew
Wauchorpe, Esq. of Niddrie Marischal, co. Midlothian, by
whom (who d. 1870) he had issue,

John, b. 11 Aug. 1811, an Officer in the Grenadier Guards,
d. s. p.
Andrew, h. 18 Oct. 1812, Col. Commanding 1st Dragoon-
Guards, who rf., and leaving a dau. Helen, 'ui. 1874, Capt.
Charles Herbert (see Herbert or Muciruss), and d. 1882,.
leaving a son, Charles Roderick John Herbert, 6. 1882.
Alicia Anne, now Lady John Douglas Scott Spottiswoode,
of Spottiswoode.

JIargaret Penelope, m. 19 Jan. 1834, Sir Hugh Hume Camp-
bell, 5th Bart, of Marchniont, co. Berwick, d. 16 Oct. 1839,
leaving issue, one dau., Helen, m. Sir George Warreuder,
Bart, of Lochend.

Anas — Arg., on a chevron gu., between three oak-trees
eradicate vert., a boar's head couped or. Ci-esi — An eagle rising
gu., looking at the sun in sjilenclour ppr. Supportti-.-i—Tv/i>-
savages, wreathed head and middle with laurel, and holding:
clubs over their shoulders, all ppr. Jl/oao— Patior iit poiiar.

Seats — Spottiswoode, Lauder, co. Berwick, and Cawston,.
Lodge, Dunchurch, near Rugby, co. Warwick.



SPOTTISWOOD OF MUIEESK.

rARQUHAE-SPOTTISWOOD, IIeNRY AlEXANDEE,.

Esq. of Muiresk, co. Aberdeen, b. 1S59; in. 1 June,
18S2, Elizabeth Agues, eldest dau. of Sir Creorge-
Abercrombj, Burt, of Birkenbog and Eorglen, and
has issue,

Alistaie Robert, b. 10 Aug. 1884.
Violet Douglas, b. 15 April, 1883.

liineagre. — This is a branch of the very ancient House oi
Spottiswoode, of that ilk.

Archibald Spottiswood, Esq., m. Anne Fraser, and hail
issue, John, James, William, Archibald, Charles, Elizabeth, -
and Isabel. The 3rd son,

William Spottiswood, Esq., m.21 June, 1744, Annllaldant^-
and was father (with four other sons, John, William, Archi-
bald, and Robert, and two daus., Mary and Ann) of

James Spottiswood, Esq., ia. 1793, Margaret Meldrura, and
was father of

James Brodie Spottiswood, Esq.of Muiresk, J.P. and D.L.,
CO. Aberdeen, and J.P. for Banff, b. 1 May, 1797 ; vu. 2 Nov.
1830, Ann, eldest dau. of Rev. Alexander Farquhar, Minister
of Pitslargo, and was s. by his cousin and brother-in-Law,

Robert Spottiswood Farquhar Spottiswood, Esq. oi
Muiresk, m. Georgina Mary Agnew, dau. of Henry Davit?
Forbes, Esq. of Balgownie, co. Aberdeen, and d,. Is73, leaving,
issue,

Henry Alexander, now of Muiresk.

Robert James, d. 14 Feb. 1876.

Thomas William, b. 13 May, 1871.

Anne Margaret. Mary Georgin.T.

Arms, Crest, and Motto — Same as Spottiswoode of i-potti^-
woode.

&aJ— Muiresk, near Turriff, co. Aberdeen.



SPURRIER OF HEIGHINGTON HOUSE^

Spurrier, Eev. Horatio, of Heigliiugtoit House,.
CO. Durham, M.A. Oriel Coll. Oxford, ni. 1887,
Eleanor Maria, only child and heir of tlio late Kev,
William Cumley, M.A. University Coll. Oxford^
and grand-dau. of Capt. William Prjce Cunilej^
R.X., J. P., of Heighington House, co. l)urbam, \vht>-
assumed command of the " Bellerojahon " on the
death of Capt. Cooke at the battle of Trafalgar..



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and was afte-wiirds superiiitenclcnt of Pembroke
J)oikvnrd, a lineal deseendiuit of King Euwaed I.,
by Eleanor of Castile. He has issue,
WiLLi.\M Horatio Sandys CcMLF.r, h. 12 Oct. 1890.
Xiineag'e. — Ue.nry Spurrier, Ksq. of Marston oii-Dove,
CO. l>orby. h:vl issuu,

Thomas SrrRRiKR, Esq. of Maiston-on Povo, i». Sarah, dau.
of Tliciiias Salt, Ksq. of co. StafToid, and l.y lior hail issiio,
II 'RATIO, now of HiistiiiiKton House.

GeJiKO Henry (,Ul-v.), late Vn;ar of lOdak-, co. Derby, m. and
had issue,
Oeorge Henry.

Jane Kobinsun, 7J!. Eev. Arthur Guest, Vicar of Lower
I'oever, co. Cliester.
Henry (Uct.), Rector of Eou^hton, co. Lincoln, m. Mary,
only dau. ot the late Hyde JIarriotf, Esq. of co. Chester.
Ai-Di!! — Az., a grriffin segreant or. Crest — A long cross or,
on three grieces, sa., arg., and gu. jyoiio— Stiinulos adde.
Kesiiience—Uhe Vicarage, Shildon.



SPBATT OF PENCIL HILL.

Spbatt, IIarmek Devekecx, Esq. of Pencil Hill,
CO. Cork, J. P., b. 2-i Oct. 1820; author oi Jnrenia.
&.C. ; Hi. June, 184S, Elizabetli Louisa^ oulj dau.
of Edward Townsend Warren, Esq. of Belle-
ville, CO. Cork, and Peuclopa his wife, dau. of
Eev. Edward ]\Iitchel Carkton, of Woodside, co.
Cork.

Xiineag'e.— This family was established in Ireland by Eev.
J^EVLREUx Spbatt (SOU of Eev. Thomas Spratt, of Stratton-
on-Vossc, Somerset, and Elizabeth his wife, dau. of Lev.
Uobert Cooke), who, after taking his degree at Maydalen Coll.
O.xford, settled in the county of Kerry about 1610, and ob-
tained estates by f ateut in cos. Wexford and Cork, and the
livings of Tippcrary, Mitchelstown, and Galbally. Atone peiiod
of his life, escaping from the hands of the insurgents during
the great rebellion, he took ship from Youghal, but was cap-
lurcd by an .\lgerine pirate, and detained a slave at Algiers.
Whilst at Algiers he officiated as chaplain to the English
captives there, and a record is still preserved of a marriage
then celebrated by him. By his wife, I'algrave Cubitt,
Devereux Spratt was father of

Deveeeux Spratt, Esq., b. at Torbay, near Micholstown.
30 May, 1G70, who in. Martha, dau. of John Bond, Es(i. of
Ballynahilisk, co. Cork, by Elizabeth his v, ife, dau. and co-hjir
■of Capt. William Harnier, and had issue. The 3rd son,

Habmer Spbatt, Esq., jii. Catherine Nash, and liad, besides
a dau. Margaret, two sons, James (wlio s. his uncle, James, in
the family estates, and d. without legitimate issue, and by will
disinherited his brother; and Habmer. This latter,

Habmeb Spratt, Esq., m. 19 Nov. 1778, Martiia, dau. and
co-heir of Thomas Foott, Ksq. of Elmvale and Spiingfort, co.
Cork, and through this marriage the lands of Baltidaniel and
Pencil Hill came into the family. By her Mi. Spratt left at
his decease, 2 June, H:iO, a son,

Thomas Edward Spratt, Esq. of Pencil Hill, b. 8 April
■1782; ih. 1S14, Barbara, dau. of Col llichard Foott, of
Milfort, CO. Cork, and by her (who d. 2 May, 1808) had
i-sue,

Habmer DEvr.REnx, now of Pencil Hill.

liiehard, b. Ib22; 7ii. 18.'i4, Eiiza Louisa, eldest d.iu. of the
late Henry Baldwin Foott, Esq. of Canigacuuua Cattle, co.
Cork, and d. Ibtib, leaving issue,
Richard Henry, b. 1858.
Harmer Devereux, B.A., Banister-at-Law.
Henry Baldwin.
Evelyn Augusta.
Mary Baldwin, m. 1853, Paul Smith, Esq.
Margaret Martha, d. unm. 1849.
Mr. Spratt d. 21 Oct. 18.33.
.S'eai— Pencil Hill, Mallow, co. Cork.



SPRINGFIELD OF MATLASKE HALL.

SppaNGFiELD, TnoMAS OsBOEN, Esq. of Matlaske
Hall, CO. Norfolk, b. 26 Julj, ISSi ; s. his father
189:3.

Lineag-e. — This f.amily is descended from the De Spring-
fields of Essex, in the re'gn of Edward I.

Thomas Osbob.v Sprinfield, of London, and the parish of
St. Mary Co=lany, Norwich, was twice Mayor of Norwich. He



m. Elizabeth Laws, and d. 24 April, 1858, leaving by her (who
d. 15 Dec. I8(jt1) a son,

OsBORN Spbinokield, Esq. of C-itton, ne-T Norwicli, J.P and
i^tayor of Norwich 1S63-4, m. 18 June, 1833, Loui.sa, dau. of
George Grout, Esq., and by her (who d. 15 April, 18(31; had,
issue,

George Grout (deceased^.

George Osborn, hue of Matlaske Hall.

Thomas Osborn, J. P., i/i. 1st, Rose Marion Mandeville, and
by her has issue, four sons and one dau.; 2iidly, Maud
jiandcville, and by her has issue, three sons,

I<:iiZHbeth Kate, ?». Henry Foard Harris, Ksci.

Jlary Louisa, m. Samuel Prater Bcare, Esq., and has issue.

Sarah Jane Isabel.
Mr. Springfield d. 19 May, 1877. Ilis 2nd son,

George Osborn Springfield, Esq. of Matlaske Hall, co.
Norfolk, late 5th Dragoon Guards, b. 21 Dec. 1813; educated
at Rugby: m. 1st, G June, 181)7, Lady Marion Jane, only dau.
of John Henry, 3rd Marquis of Ely, and by her (maniage
dissolved) had issue,

Cecil Marion Loui-a Sarah.
He m. 2ndly, 14 Dec. 1876, Evalcen St. Clair, 2nd dau. of
Robert Smyth, Esq. of Knocksinna, co. Dublin, and by her
had issue,

Thomas Oseobn. now of Matlaske Hall.

Barbara St. Clair. Eily St. Clair.

Mr. G. 0. Springtield d. 23 Nov. 1893, and was a. by his only-
son.

St'a/— MatUi.ske Hall, Hanworth, Norw



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