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Lord Crew)
he had a son and successor,

Thomas Thicknes, Lord of Balterley, anno 20 Edward I.,
A.D. 1291, who was s. by his son,

EicHARD Thicknes, Lord of Balterley, anno 7 Eewabd II.,
A.D. 1313, who was father of

Henry Thicknes, Lord of Balterley, anno 10 Edward III.,
A.D. 1335, whose son,

James Thicknes, Lord of Balterley, anno 40 Edward, III.,
TO. Elinor, dau. and heir of Tunstal, of Tunstal, and wass. by
his son,

Laurence Thicknes, Lord of Balterly, onno 8 Richard II.,
in. Mary, dau. of James Rugdeley, and wass. by his son,

Ralph Thicknes, Lord of Balterley, teiujj. Henry IV., to.
Elizabeth, dau. of Handle Swetenham, of Somerford, co.
Chester, and was s. by his son,

Ralph Thicknes, Lord of Balterley, temp. Henry V. and
Henry VI. He m. Isabel, dau. of Charles Mainwaring, Esq.
of Croxton, co. Chester, and was s. by his son,

Ralph Thicknes, Esq. of Balterley, m. Anne, dau. of Robert
Barber, Esq. of Stafford Green, and had, with two daus, Mary,
m. Ven. Archdeacon Molens, and Katharine, m. Thomas
Chetham, of Manchester, a son,

Ralph Thicknes, Esq. of Balterley, m. at the age of 75,
Catherine, dau. of Humphrey Wolferston, Esq. ofStatfold, co.
Stafford, and was s. by his son,

Ralph Thicknes, Esq. of Barterley, m. Katherine, dau. of
Randle Middlemore, Esq. of Stanton, co. Derby, and was
father of

Ralph Thicknesse, Esq. of Barterley, to. Bridget, dau. of
Sir John Egerton, 2nd Bart, of Wriuehill, and had issue,

Ralph, his heir.

John (Rev.), Rector of Farthinghoe, co. Northampton, m.

Joyce, dau. of Thomas Blencowe, and niece of Chief Justice

Blencowe, of Marston, and had, with other issue, a son,

Philip, a celebrated writer, Lieut. -Governor of Landguard

Fort, m. Lady Klizabeth Touchet, dau. of the Earl of

Castlehaven, and was ancestor of Thickness^ Touchet,

Lord Audley.

Frances, to. Charles Fletcher, of Barterley.

Elizabeth, m. John Hough, of Betley.
The son and heir,

Ralph Thicknesse, Esq. of Barterley and The Oaks, aged
28 in 1691, to. Elizabeth, dau. and heir of Thomas Stockton,
of The Oaks, co. Chester, and of London, and was father of

Ralph Thicknesse, Esq. of The Oaks, 6. 1693, m. Alethea,
dau. of Richard Bostock, M.D., of Whicksale, and had, with
other issue, a son and successor,

Ralph Thicknesse, of The Oaks, M.D., 5. at Barterley Hall,
28 Oct. 1718, who sold the estate 1747. He was a distinguished
physician, and the author of several medical works. By Anne
Dorothy Bostock, his wife, he left a son,

Ralph Thicknesse, Esq. of Beech Hill, M.P. for Wigan, to.
Sarah, dau. of John Woodcock, Esq. of Newhorough House,
CO. Lancaster, and d. 6 Oct, 1842, leaving a son,

Ralph Anthony Thicknesse, Esq. of Beech Hill, M.P. for
Wigan, and D.L. co. Lancaster, in. Mary Anne, dau. of
Thomas Woodcock, Esq. of Xewborough House, and d. 22
Aug. 1S54, leaving issue,

Ralph, 6. 15 April, 1833, accidentally drowned in Winder-
mere Lake, 13 Sept. 1853, unm.

Anne, only surviving child, 9;t.July, 1855, Right Rev. Francis
Henry Coldwell, now Thicknesse, Bishop of Leicester,
now of Beech Hill.

Sarah, d. May, 1838. Eleanor, d. March, 1853.

Arms — Arg., a chevron sa., fretty or, in chief a blade of a
scythe az., a canton of the second, for distinction, an escutcheon
of pretence, quarterly. Island 4th arg., a chevron sa., fretty
or, in chief a blade of a scythe az. ; 2nd and 3rd vert, three
stumps of trees eradicated ppr. Crest — A cubit arm erect,
vested paly or and gu., charged with a cross-crosslet counter-
changed, cuffed arg., in the hand ppr., a scythe, also ppr., the
handle or, the blade downwards az. ..l/otio— Sine clade stemo.

ienJ^Beech Hill, Wigan, co. Chester. Resideacts — Precincts,
Peterborough, and Oxendon Rectory, Market Harborough.

CLub — United University.


Thistlethwatte, Thomas, Esq. of Soutliwick
Park, Hants, High Sheriff 1882, b. 4 Dec. 18U9 ;
m. 6 Aug. 1850, Elizabeth Catherine, 2nd dau. of
Lieut.-(jren. the Hon. Sir Hercules Robert Paken-





liam, K.C.B., of Langford Lodge, oo. Antrim, and
by her (^who d. 22 Jan. ISSo) has had issue,

I. Alexander Edwaed, b. 2 March, ]8">4.

n. Arrhur Henry, Capt. late Grenadier Guards, 6. 2j JIareh,

ui. Thomas George, Capt. late R.A., b. 17 April, 1S5!).

IV. Evelyn William Capt. King's Koyal Rifle Corps, 6. 5
April, ISGI.

V. Robert Richard, ;-. 9 Jlay, 1S63.

VI. Charles Michael, h. 9 April, 1S65.

I. Emily. ii. Elizabetli Seliaa, d. in infancy, 1853.

III. Catherine, m. '20 July, 1S76, Capt. Alexander Borthwick,
Rifle Brigade, and has issue.

Xiineag'e. — This family, of Saxon origin, first settled in
CO. York, but removed thence in the time of IIenuy VII., to
AVintersknv, Wilts.

.Vlexandek TmsTLETUwATTE, Esq., head;of the family at
the close of the 16th century, r^i. Cecilia, dau. of Sir Anthony
}lungerford, Kut. of Blackburton, co. Oxford, and was s. by
his son,

Alexander Thistlethwatte, Esq. of Winterslowe, m.
Dorothy, dau. of Sir Edward Penruddocke, Knt. of Compton
Chamberlain, Wilts, and was s. at his decease by his son,

Alexander Thistlethwatte, Esq. of Winterslow, iii. Cathe-
rine, dau. and heir of Andrew Childecot, Esq. of Whiteway,
Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, and was father of

Euancis Tuistlethwavte, Esq. of AVinterslow, m. 168y,
Mary, dau. and co-heir of Major Robert Pelliam, of Compton
Vallencc, Dorset (great-grandson of Anthony Pelham, brother
of Sir William Pelham, ancestor of the Duke of Newcastle),
and was father of

Alexander Thistlethwatte, Esq. of Winterslow, b. 1686, m.
1717, 3Iary, dau. of Richard Whitehead, Esq. of Norman
Court, Hants, by his wife, the dau. of Richard Norton, Esq.
of Southwick, and had three sons,

I. Alexander, his heir. ii. Francis, s. his brother.

in. lioBERT, eventually heir of the family.
The eldest son,

Alexander Thistlethwatte, Esq. of Winterslow, s. his
father, m. 30 Dec. 1741, Sarah Randall, and had three daus.,

I. Katherine, to. 1 Jan. 1784, Thomas Milbourne, Esq.

II. Mary, d. young.

in. Anne, m. 29 Aug. 1768, Thomas Somers Cocks, Esq.,
brother of the Ist Lord Somers, and had issue.
Dying without male issue, he was s. by his next brother,

Frakcis Thistlethwatte, Esq. of Norman Court, b. 1719,
recovered as heir-at-law, after his uncle's (Mr. Norton) decease,
the Southwick estate (which had been bequeathed, in an extra-
ordinary will, to Government), and assumed the surname and
arms of Whithead. This gentleman, the intimate friend of
Horace Walpole, was, it is said, to have been created Lord
Carnai-von, but his death occurred previous to the intended
elevation. Dying without issue, he was s. by his brother.

Rev. Robert Thistlethwatte, D.D., of Southwick, b. 1720,
m. Selina, dau. of Peter Bathurst, Esq. of Clarendon Park,
Wilts, by the Lady Selina Shirley his wife, dau. of Robert, 1st
Earl Ferrers, and had issue,

I. Robert, his heir. ii. Alexander.

I. Selina, m. 1777, Philip, 5th Earl of ChesCertield.

II. Eliza, 7)1. 1784, Arthur Stanhope, Esq.

Dr. Thistlethwayte was s. by his elder son,

Robert Thistlethwatte, Esq. of Southwick, M.P. for
Hants for more than twenty years. He m. Selina, dau. and
co-heir of Sir Thomas Frederick, Bart., and d. 1802, having

had issue,

I. Robert, d. unm.

II. Alexander, m. six weeks before his death, in 1801, Eliza
Mary, dau. of Joseph Bettesworth, Esq., which lady m.
2ndly, 28 Apiil, 1S20, Hans Francis, Uth Earl of Hunting-
don, and 3rdly, 1838, Col. Sir Thomas Noel Harris, K.H.,
and ./. 1846.

in. Thomas, his heir.

rv. Henry Frederick, of Purbrook, Hants, m. Mary, dau. of
Charles Olive, Esq., R.N., and had a son, Henry F'rederick,
of London, to. Sophia, dau. of — Denyer, Esq., and had
had issue, Augustus Frederick, deceased; Henry .Vlcxander,
Lieut. 33rd Hegt.,d. in the Crimea ; Arthur John, d. 11 Jan.
1858; Alfred Robert William, Major late 5th Northumber-
land Fusiliers; Frank Noney ; Donald Sydney; Phi.ip
Edward, m. 25 Nov. 1874, Frances, widow of A. N. C.
Nugent, Esq., and dau. of Capt. Perceval, R.N. ; Caroline

V. Frederick, lost at sea 1807.

I. Eliza, d. unm. 1837.
Mr. Thistlethwayte was s. by his .son,

Thomas Thistlethwayte, Esq. of Southwick Park, b. 14

Sept. 1779, High Sheriff 1806, and M.P. for H.ants, 1807; m.
1st, April, 1803, Mary Anne, dau. of John Guilton, Esq. of
Little Park, Wickham, Hants, by whom (who d. 1821) he had
issue, .

I. Thomas, now of Southwick Park.

II. Alexander, b. 1814; d. 1841.

I. Selina, TO.. William Garnier, Esq., eldest son of Rev. W,
Garnier, of Rookesbury, Hants; d. 1851.

II. Elizabeth, 7)i. Col. Uolman Custance, and d. 1872; he d»

III. i\[ary Anne, to. Rev. Stephen Butler; she d.. 1837.

IV. Catherine, 7(i. Rear-Admiral Sir Francis Collier.

v. Louisa, m. Edward W. Trafford, Esq., son of Sigismuncl
Trafford Southwell, Esq. of Wroxham Hall, Norfolk.

VI. Maiilda, m. John Orred, Esq. of Tranmere, co. Chester,
andii. 1871); he (/. 1869.

VII. Caroline, j/j. Sir J. P.Bruce Chichester, of Ardlington
Court, Devon ; he d. 1851.

VIII. Laura, m. Lieut.-Col. 0. Dunsmure, late 42nd High-

He i)i. 2ndly, 1827, Tryphena, dau. of Henry Bathurst, Lord
Bishop of Norwich, and great-niece to Allen, the celebrated
Earl Bathurst, and had issue,

III. Augustus Frederick, b. July, 1830; hi. 21 Jan. 1852,
Laura Eliza Jane Seymour, dau. of Capt. R. H. Bell, of
Bellbrook, co. Antiim, by his 2nd wife.

IV. Arthur Henry, Scots Fusilier Guards, b. July, 1832 ; d.
at Scutari 1854.

IX. Grace, m. John Grace, Esq. of Gracefield, co. Roscom-
mon, and d. 1881.

Mr. Thistlethwayte d. 14 Sept. 1850,

Arms— Or, on a bend az. three pheons of the field. Crest—
X demi-lion az., holding a pheon or.
5e(U— Southwick Park,* Fareham, Hants.


GoEiNG-TnoMAS, Rhys, Esq. of Phis Llaimon,
CO. Carmarthen, J. P., b. 14 Aug. 186-1 ; in. 20 Jau.
1S8G, Florence Frances, 3rd dau. of tlie late S. De
La Cherois-Crommelin, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Car-
row dore Castle, CO. Down.

Liineagre. — The surname of this family was originally
Tbeherne ; but by one of those clianges formerly common
amongst the Welsh, it became as now borne, Thomas. An
estate called Llettymawr, in Llannon, co. Carmarthen, was
possessed in 1579 by

Tbeherne Thomas, whose son,

Rees Treherne, of Llettymawr, m. 1610, Helen John, of
Nydfwch, Glamorganshire, and was s. by his son,

Thomas Reks Treherne, Esq. of Llettymawr, 6. 1G12, who
m. Margaret Bowcn, of Marchoglwyn, Llannon, and left (with
a dau.) a son and successor,

Rees Thomas, Esq. of Llettymawr, vi. Sarah Powell, of
Pentreardd, Llanelly, co. Carmarthen, by whom (whoul. 1727>
he had issue,

Rees Thomas, Esq. of Llettymawr, b. 1680; m. 1709, Mary,
dau. of William King, Esq. of Mansaint, near Kidwelly, and
d. 1759, leaving

Ree8, of Llettymawr, b. 1710 : d. s.p. 17 Nov. 1777.
David, of Llwydcoed, Llannon, i. 1717; to. Deborah, dau.

* Southwick Park was formerly a priory of Black Canons,
which became of historical celebrity from its having been the
scene of the marriage of Henrt VI. with Margaret of Anjou.
The priory was originally built at Porohester by Henry I. in tho
year 1133, but was shortly afterwards removed to Southwick,
where it continued to flourish till the period of the Dissolution.
Its privileges were extensive, and in 1235 the Canons procured
the grant of a market and fair to be held, but the former has
been long disused. They also obtained liberty of free warren
in 1321. At the Dissolution, the site and demesnes of the
priory were granted to John White, Esquire of the Body to
Henry VIH. This gentleman (whorf. 1567) left a son, Edward
White, Esq. of Southwick, High Sheriff 'or Hants 1573, m.
Mary, sister and co-heir (with her sister, Honora, Countess of
Sussex) of Richard Pounde, Esq. of Drayton, and had, with
other issue, a son and successor, John White. Esq. of South-
wick, High Sheriff 1598, whose dau. Honora, m. Daniel
Norton, son of Sir Richard Norton, Knt. of Rotlierficld, Hants,
the representative of a most ancient and eminent family in that
county, and thus tlie Nortons acquired the Southwick estate.
Col. Daniel Norton was a staunch Parliamentarian, and
signalized himself in behalf of the Commons during the civil
war. His descendant Richard Norton, Esq. of Southwick, was
the last male heir of the family.





of David Rees, Esq. of Brynynyd, and left issue, John
Thomas, Esq. of Llwydcoed, who )/;. iliss Ann Davie.s and
dying J812, left one son, who d. s.p. 7 Aug. 1821, and one
dau. Annie Davies Thomas, «ho m. 1819, Thomas Lloyd,
Esq. of Bronwydd, co. Cardigan, possessor of the b.arony
of Kemys, co. Pembroke, and was mother of the late Sib
Tho.mas Uavies Lloyd, 15;irt.
MoKGAN, of whom presently.
Elizabeth, m. David Davies, of Swansea.
The 3rd son,

MoKGAN Thomas, Esq., b. at Lettymawr 172G: m. 1768,
Frances, only child and heirof Henbt Goeing, E.sq. of Frodley
Hall, CO. Stafford, High Sheriff 1723 (son of William Goring,
Esq. by Sarah his wife, only dau. and heir of John Gilbert,
Esq. of Frodley), and dying 20 .May, 1800, was«. by his son,

Eees Goring Thomas, Esq. of Llannon, co. Carmarthen, and
Tooting Graveney, co. Surrey. He /». 9 July, 1799, Sarah,
dau. of the late Eichard Hovel, Esq. of Noifolk, and by her
(who d. 2 June, 1»38} had issue,
Bees Gobing, his heir.

Morgan, J. P. and D.L. for Sussex, M.A. Trin. Coll. Camb.,
M.P., 6. 6 Aug. 1803, who assumed the old family name
of Teehebne in lieu of his patronymic : m. Sept. 1835,
Louisa Frances, only child of John .4psley Dalrymple,
Esq. of Gate House, Sussex, and d. 11 July, 1867, leaving
issue, Slorgan Dalrymple : Gorins Apsley ; Georgina, to.
Henry Weldon, Esq. ; Emily Louisa ; and Mary Florence,
George Treherne, who likewise assumed the old family name
of Tbehebne, b. 4 Nov. 1809; vi. 1st, 13 April, 1846, the
Baroness Frcderica.dau. of the Baron Ferdinand Hildbrandt,
and by her (who d. 1 March, 1847) had one dau. Fer-
dinandina Frederioa Georgiana Carolina, m. Count Theo-
bald Butler, of Haimhausen, Bavaria. He m. 2ndly, and
d. 17 Marcli, 1878, leaving a son, Hugo.
Sarah Frances, m. 22 Aug. 1832, William Henry Pattison,
Esq. of Lincoln's Inn, and Witham, Essex. This lady, with
her husband, was drowned, on the 30th Sept. following her
marriage, in the Lac de Guave, in the High Pyrenees.
Mr. Thomasrf. 21 Sept. 1821, and was his son,

Hees Gobing Thomas, Esq. of Gelly Wernen, J. P. and D.L.,
High Sheriff 1830, b. 26 May, 1801 ; m. 2 March, 1824, Caro-
line, youngest dau. of William Esdaile, Esq., sister of Edward
Jefferies Esdaile, Esq. of Cothelstone House, Somerset, and
granddau. of Sir James Esdaile, Knt., and by her (who d. 7
Oct. 1860) left issue at his decease, 26 June, 1863,
Eees Gobing, late of Plas Llannon.

William Esdaile, late an Officerin the army, 6. 25 Jan. 1826;
VI. and (/. 1891, leaving issue.

Morgan Treherne, b. 29 May, 1830; d. 21 Aug. 1831.
Morgan, b. 22 Oct. 1831 ; d. '.iG Sept. 1836.
George Gilbert Treherne, b. 30 Dec. 1837, assumed the old
family name of Tbehebne; m. Elizabeth, dau. of George
Gape, Esq. of St. Micliael'a, St. Albans, Herts, and has two
Caroline Sarah, r,i. 5 Dec. 18:'0, Charles, Count Althann, of
Militschowes, Bohemia, Grandee of Spain of the First Class,
and Chaiubellain to the Emperor of Austria, and has a son,
Robert, and a dau. Constance, m. Count Vrintz, and d. at
Munich Oct. 20, 1880.
Louisa Frances, d. at Nice 2 Aug. 1871.
Sarah Frances, m. 15 June, 18.58, Morgan Jones, Esq. of
Penylan, co. Cardigan, and Llanmilo, co. Caimarthen, J.P.
and D.L., and d. 15 Nov. 1873, leaving issue.

."he eldest son,

Eees Gobing Thomas, Esq. of Plas Llannon, co. Carmarthen,
M.A., J.P. and D.L., b. 21 Nov. 1824 ; m. 18 April, 1861,
Emily, youngest dau. of Eichard J. Nevill, Esq. of Llangen-
nech Park, co. Carmarthen, and had issue,

I. Ehts Goring, now of Plas Llannon.

I. Elinor Anne Goring.
Mr. Goring-Thomaa assumed in 1878 the additional prefix
surname of Goeiijg, and dying 19 Sept. 1887, was «. by his
only son.

Arms — Gu., on a chevron or, between three herons arg.,
four barrulets az. Crest — A heron's head earscd arg., gorged
with a garland of roses gu. Motto — A Deo et palrc.

iieaf— Plas Llannon, Llanelly, co. Carmarthen.


Eeeeman-Thomas, Teeeman, Esq. of Eatton
and Yapton, Sussex, b. 12 Sept. 1866 ; s. bis father
1868 ; m. 20 July, 1892, Hon. Marie Adelaide, dau.
of 1st Baron Brassey, and has issue,

Gerabd Fbedebick, 6. 3 May, 1393.

Iiineage.— Thomas Freeman, Esq. of Antigua, son of
Ajithuk Fbee-Man, Esq. of London, had four sons, Arthcr,
Eobert, Thomas and Byam,and four daus., one m, Warner,
another Kirwam, a third Philip, aad the fourth Gea. Shering-

ton Talbot, brother of Charles, 1st Lord Talbot of Hcnsol.
The eldest son,

Arthur Freeman, Fsq. of Lincoln's Inn Fields or St. Cle-
ment Danes, was father of

Thomas Freeman, Esq. of Antigua, who had issue. Tho
eldest son,

Arthdb Fbeemajt, Esq. of Antigua, m. 5 Dec. 176.'), Mar-
garet, youngest dau. of Sir George Thonjas, 1st Bart, of Yap-
ton, Sussex, and d. 1780, having had by her (who d. 1797),

Inigo, of Eatton and Yapton.

George Thomas, Lieut. -Col. 11th Light Dragoons, d.. unm.
11 Nov. 1827.


Melesina Warburton, rn. Nathaniel Bayley, Esq. of Bath.

Lydia Frances, m. John Leonard Knapp, Esq. of Alveston.
The eldest son,

Inigo Thomas, Esq. of Eatton and Y'apton, J.P. and D.L.,
6.2JJan. 1767, s. his maternal uncle. Sir William Tliomus,
Bart, of Yapton, 1777, and, in compliance with his will,^
assumed the surname of Tho.mas, in lieu of his patronymic.
Freeman, by royal licence, 1786. He in., 3 July, 1797,
Charlotte, eldest dau. of Henry Peirse, Esq. of Bedale, co. Y'ork,
and by her (who d. April, 1800), had issue, Charlotte, d. unm.,
and Georgiana, m. William Battle Wrightson, Esq. of Cas-
worth, CO. Y'ork. He m. 2ndly, 2 Aug. 1803, Hon. Frances
Anne Brodrick, only dau. of George, Viscount Middleton, by
his 1st wife. Lady Frances Pelham, dau. of Thomas, 1st Earl
of Chichester, and by her had issue,

Fbeema;*, his heir.

William Brodrick, 6. 18 Feb. 1811,

Arthur (Eev.;, b. 16 Feb. 1816 ; m. 18 March, 1840, Julia,.

dau. of Julian Skrine, Esq. of Cambridge, and has issue.
Henry John, b. 22 Feb. 1817, Lieut.-Col. E.A.
Charles Edward (Eev.), 6.20 May, 1823 ; m. 1848, Georciana

Mary, dau. of Col. Hon. Henry Hely Hutchinson, brother

of the 3rd Earl of Donoughmore.
Frances. Mary.

Albinia, m. Eichard Heber Wiightson, Esq.
Louisa, m. Arthur John Knapp, Esq. of Clifton.

Mr. Thomas was ». by his eldest son and heir.

Freeman Thomas, Esq. of Eatton and Y'apton, sometime
Lieut. 8th Hussars, b. 23 Aug. 1808; m. 2ti April, 1836,
Amelia, eldest dau. of Col. Thomas FrcdericK (son of Gen.
Frederick, a younger branch of the family of Sir Eichard.
Frederick, Bart.), and had issue,

George Freeman, b. 17 Feb. 1837.
Freeman Frederick, of Eatton.
Alan Brodrick, C.B., Capt. E.N., Comm. Naval Forces of

Victorian Government, b. '24 Feb. 1844.
Charles Inigo. Arthur Goring.

Florence Emily.
Isabella Mary, m. Eev. John Goring, of Wiston Park,.


His 2nd son,

Freeman Fbedebick Thomas, Esq. of Eatton and Y'apton,
CO. Sussex, J.P., Eifle Brigade, 6. 11 April, 1838; m. 18 June,
1863, Mabel, 3rd dau. of Henry, 1st Viscount Hampden, G.C.B.,
late Speaker of the House of Commons, and by her had issue,

1. Fbeeman, now of Eatton.

I. Florence, vi. 30 April, 1889, Hon. Marshall Jones Brooks,
son of Thomas, 1st Baron Crawshaw, and has issue.

II. Mai'garet Georgina, m. 18S9, Capt. Edward Charles Ellice,
late Grenadier Guards, and has issue.

III. Helen, m. 1890, Edward John Beaumont Nesbitt, Esq.
of Tuberdaly, King's Co.

Mr. Thomas d. 1 Dec. 1868.

Arms — Arg., three lions rampant gu., a chief az. Crest — A.
demi-lion rampant gu., on the shoulder an ermine spot arg.

£«oJ— Eatton, Willingdou, near Eastbourne, Sussex.


Thomas, Mes. Ellen, wido-sr of Geoege
William Geiefiths Thomas, Esq. of Ystrad
Mynach, co. Glamorgan, J.P. and D.L., who d,

1885 (see beloic).

Lineage.— From David ap Lleweltn (ancestor also of
the Lewises, Morgans, and Thomases of Rapcrra) descends

Ehts ap Thomas, of Llanbradach, whose eldest soa (by
Elizabeth his wife, dau. of Eichard Carne, of Nash),

John Thomas, of Llanbradach, to. JIary, dau. of Edward
Morgan, of Bedwelty and Penllwyn Garth (by his 2nd wife,
Elizabeth, dau. of Sir Edward Stradling, Knt.), and by her
(who m. 2ndly, Edward Pritchard, of Lluncayach) had issue.
The eldest son,

William Thomas, Esq. of Llanbradach, d. 1664 ; vi. Joan,
dau. and heir (by Jane, dau. of Howell Mathew, of Sweldon^





of Lewis Llewellyn, 10th Lord of Rytllaver, and l'2th in n'ale
descent from Jestyn ap Gwrgant. By Ikt Wiliiam Thomas
had issue. The eldest son,

William Thomas, Esq. of Llanbradach, whose will, dated
1 Sept. 1C64, was proved 13 July, 1667, m. Dorothy, dan. of
Sir John, and sister and heir of Sir John Carew, Esq. of
Camerton, Somerset, and had issue. The eldest son,

AViLLiAM Thomas, Esq. of Llanhradach, 1678, made his
will 1689, whieh was proved 20 Sept. 1G03: he m. 1st, Mary,
dau. cf Anthony Mathew, of Koath (by his 2nd wife, Grace,
dau. of John Van, of Marcross), and had issue, Thomas.
He hi. 2ndly, Joan, dau. of Thomas Morgan, of Machcn, and
sister of Lewis Morgan, of Pen-y-lan, in Bassaleg, and by her
had issue, William, heir to his nephew; Elizabeth, ?«. Gabriel
Thomas, of Wauntreoda ; Joan, m. Thomas Lewis, of St.
Kicholas ; Jane, m. Howel Mathew, and had issue. The son
and heir,

Thomas Thomas, Esq. of Llanbradach, High Sheriff 1705,
■was bur. at Eghvysilan 1720; he m. Mary, dau. of James
Heriot, of London, citizen and clothwoiker, and by her (who
<l. Oct. 1717) he left at his decease,

James Thomas, Esq. of Llanbradach, who d. s. p. 1731, and
was s. by his uncle,

William Thomas, E^;q., 2nd son of William Thomas but
eldest by his 2nd wife, Joan Morgan. He ?/i. a dau. of Joshua
Eobotham, of Crocs, LUincdcin, and had issue, Thomas and
Joan, ))i. Evan Jones, of Llanwonno. The son and heir,

Thomas Thomas, Esq. of Tredornen, 1731-38, and afterwards
of Llanbradach, d. before 1775. lie m. a dau. qf Anthony
AVilliams, of Pcnalta, in Gelligaer, and had two sons. The

William Thomas, Esq. of Llanbradach, 1773, who conveyed
Tstrad to his brother in fulfilment of an imperfect act of his
lather, hi. Mary, dau. of Kobert Jones, Esq. of Fonmon Castle,
and <f. s. }). 1781. His brother,

Thomas Thomas, Esq. of Llanbradach, m. Catherine, dau. of
William Griffiths, Esq. of Gellifindigiad, and had issue,

I. William, who served at the battle of Alexandria, and d.
on his way home, at Gibraltar, unut.

II. Thomas, who m. Bridget, dau. and heir of Marmaduke
Gwynne, Esq. of Garth, and had an only dau. and heir,
Cl*ka, of Llanbradach and Pencerrig, who m. 10 Sept.
3 835, Ileniy Thomas, Esq. of Llwyn Madoc (see that
fa mil I/).

III. Heorge (Rev.), of Ystrad Mynach. He m. Eliza, dau of
Wiliam Crawsliay, Esq. of Cavershnm Park, Oxon, and d.
having had issue,

1 George William GEirriTHS, late of Ystrad Mynach.
1 Jane, (/. 1861. 2 Eliza, d. 186i.

3 Katherine, r,i. 1858, Henry Martyn Kennard, Esq. of

Falkirk and Crumlin Hall, D.L. (.se« Kennakd of Ci-awUt/

Court), and d. 1876, leaving issue.

His grandson,

George William GriffithsThomas, Esq. of Ystrad Mynach,
CO. Glamorgan, J. P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1870, b. 1843; m.
1864, Ellen, dau. of Piobert William Kennard, Esq. (see Burke's
Peerage, Kennard, Bart.), and d. 1885, leaving issue,

I. George, d. vn>n. 1874.

II. Kdwabd Llewelyn, late of Ystrad Mynach.

III. Henry Griffiihs, d. unm. 1874.

I. Ellen Katherine, m. 24 July, 1889, Capt. H. E. M. Lind-
say, late E.E., eldest son of Lieut.-Col. Henry Gore Lindsay,
D.L. of Glasnevin House, co. Dublin Uee Burke's Peerage,
Crawford, E.), and has issue,

1 George Walter Thomas, 6. 1891.

2 Claud Frederick Thomas, h. 1892.
1 Ellen Blanche, h. Isy3.

II. Rose Macd 51 art, ra. 1892, Charles Croft, eldest son of
Charles Henry Williams, Esq. of Koath Court, Cardiff.


His only survivng son,

Edward Llewelyn Thomas, Esq. of Ystrad Mynach, co.
Clamorgan, 6. 1868, the last male heir of his family; d. unm.

Stat — Ystrad Mynach, co. Glamorgan.


Thomas, Claha, of Llwyn IMadoc, co. Brecon,
Pencerrig, co, Eadnor, and Llanbradacli, co. Gla-
morgan, *. her mother 1877.

Lineage. — This family deriv

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