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a, m. Rev. John Roberts, of Anglesey, N.W.

3 Penelope Jane, m. Thomas Herbert Orpen, M.D.
I. Mary, m. John Beatty, Esq.

n. Margaret, m. John Garnet, Esq. of HoUywoodrath, co.
III. Isabella. iv. Jessica. V. Anne.

The eldest son,

Peter Thompson, Esq. of Clonfin, m. Hannah, dau. of
James Webster, Esq. of Longford, and had issue, i. William,
his heir; i. Margaret, to. William Slacke, Esq. of Annadale;
II. Mary, d. unm. The son and heir,

William Thompson, Esq. of Clonfln, Major Longford Militia,
and J. P., m. 1793, his cousin, Mary, dau. of John Garnet, Esq.
of HoUywoodrath, and had issue,

I. John, his heir.

II. William, d. unm.

III. George (Rev.), rf. «nm.

IV. David, Col. U.E.I.C.S., to. Sept. 1843, Harrictte, dan. of
— Montgomery, Esq., and had issue, Cajeton, b. 1853, and
Cyrilla Jemima.

V. Thomas, J.P. and D.L., m. 2 Aug. 1839, Linda Mary

Jane, dau. of Lieut.-Gen. Cobbe, R.A., 2na son of Charles
Cobbe, Esq. of Newbridge, cc. Dublin, and d. Sept. 1868,
having had issue, William Thomas, of Hollywoodiath, co.
Dublin, J. P., B.A. Trin. Coll. Dublin, late Capt. 42nd Higli-
landers, 6. April, 1S40; George Ivan, late Capt. 99Lh Regt.,
b. June, 1842; Henry Bourke, 6. Dec. 1844; Charles, b.
June, 1847, m. 12 Sept. 1874, Alice Emily, only child of
Lieut.-Col. Fctherstonhaugh, of Denahiney, late of 14tU
Hussars; Arthur Trench, b. Sept. 1850; Linda Catherine
Azelie Frances; and Emma Harriette.
I. Mary, m. Sir William Ofiborne, 12th Bart, of Ballintaylor.

Mr. Thompson d. 1850, and was s. by his son,
John Thompson, Esq. of Clonfin, J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff

1820, m. June, 1826, Catherine, dau. of Robert Blackall, Esq.

of Coolamber Manor, co. Longford, and by her (who d. Jan.

1869) had issue,

I. William Robert, an officer in the army, b. Oct. 1828 ;
d. v.p. 4 June, 1860.

II. John Edward, now of Clonfin.

I. Katherine Maria, to. 14 April, 1847, Hon. Robert Le
Poer Trench, Capt. R.N., youngest son of Richard, 2nd
Earl of Clancarty, and d. Sept. 1874. Capt. Trench d.
April, 1867.

II. Elizabeth, d. unm.

Mr. Thompson d. March, 1864.

Jurats— Or, a fesse indented az., charged with three estoiles
or, on a canton of the second a sun in glory, and in the centre
base point a trefoil vert. Crest — An arm embowed in armour
ppr., holding in the hand, also ppr., five ears of wheE^t or, the
arm charged with a trefoil vert. Motto— \n lumine lucem.

Seats— Cloufixi, Granard, co. Longford; and Welmonah
House, Shankill.

Ciu&— Kildare Street, Dublin.


Thompson, Marianne, younger dau. of Kev.
Eichard Moore, Vicar of Lund, co. Lancaster, m. 3
Aug. 1854, Thomas Charles Thompson, Esq.,
M.A., of Aslidown Park, Sussex, and Slierburn
Hall, and Seaton House, co. Durham {b. 28 Peb.
1821), and has had issue to survive infancy,

I. Thomas Moore, Lieut. North Durham Militia, 6. 6 June,
1855 ; d. in Paris 24 Sept. 1873.

I. Mary Penelope Gwendoline, m. 20 April, 1876, Rev.
George Carnac Fisher, M.A. Vicar of St. Mary's, Bever-
ley, and has, with other issue, George Kenneth Thomp-
son, b. 1879.

Mr. Thompson, -who was called to the Bar at the
Middle Temple 1844, was a J.P. for co. Durham,
and served the office of High Sheriff 1869 ; he
was elected M.P. for the city of Durham Feb.
1874, but unseated on petition, and again elected
1880 to 1885. He d. 1892.

Lineag-e.— This family has long been settled at Bishop-
wearmouth, in the co. of Durham. The father of the late

Thomas Thompson, Esq. of Bishopwearmouth, to. 22 Sept.
1814, Elizabeth, third dau. of Richard Pemberton, Esq. of
The Barnes, co. Durham (see that family), and by her (who d.
1861) had issue,

I. Pemberton "^VTiarton, 6. 5 Aug. 1817; d. v. p. 1 June

II. Thomas Chables, late of Ashdown Park.

I. Elizabeth Mary, d. in infancy.

II. Penelope Eleanor, m. 25 Sept. 1845, Edward Clarke Bovill,
Esq. of Willington, Burton-on-Trent, J.P. co. Durham,
and d. s. p. at Cagliari, in the island of Sardinia, 2 March,
1852. Mr. Bovill is re-married.

III. Elizabeth Laurence, to. Charles Richard Robinson, Esq.
of Brettanby Manor, in the North Riding of York.

IV. Eleanor Margaret Jane Pemberton, ?». 19 April, 1852,
Cotsford Burdon, Esq., 4th son of Rowland Burdon, Esq.
of Castle Eden, co. Durham {see that famili/), and d.

Mr. Thompson d. 29 July, 1835, aged 58.

Arms — Per fesse arg. and sa., a fesse embattled counter-em-
battled between three falcons close, counterchanged, belled and
jessed or. Crest — An arm embowed in armour, quarterly or
and az., in the hand a broken tilting-spear or. Motto — Dum
spiro spero.

Heat — Ashdown Park, Forest Row, Sussex.


Thompson, Samuel, Esq., of Muc-kamore Abbey,
Muckamoi'e, co. Antrim, J. P., h. 25 Sept. 1825 ; m.





3 Oct. 1SG5, :Maria Hannah, 2nd tlan. of Robert
Siujtli, Esq. of Gavbrook, CO. ^Vestuleatb, and has
had issue,

I. John, b. 14 Dec. 1SG7; t^ IS May, ISSO.

II. Rohert, 6. 11 Jan. 1S69.

III. Richard, b. 1 Sept. ISiO.

IV. Hugh, b. 22 April, 1S74; d. 19 Aug. ISDO.

V. Alexander, h. 10 IVb. 1S79.

VI. Henry, b. 10 April, ISSl.

I. Mary Frances, i. 25 July, 1S66; ??i. 4 Nov. 1S90, Eev. A.

n. Henrietta, 6. 21 July, 1872.

III. Bessy, b. 22 April, 1874.

IV. Eleanor, 6. 2 Feb. 1S77.

Mr. Thompson is son of Samuel Thompsori, Esq.
ot'ilui'kaiiiore Abbey (who d. 15 March, 1838), by
Mary Olpherts liis -n-ife, (who d- 30 Sept. 1872).
Smt — Muckamore Abbey, Muckamore, co. Antrim.


Peaese-Thompson, Cosmo Bkice, Esq. of Kil-
ham and Keunithorpe, co. York, late Capt. Grena-
dier Guards, b. 7 July, 181S ; m. 17 Dec. 1874,
Anne Florence, only chikl of "William Henry
Thompson, Esq., and granddau. of William Henry
Thompson, Esq. of Kilham and Kennithorpe, and
had issue,

Cosmo Bertie, 6. 2 and d. 4 Dec. 1875.

Capt. Pearse-Thompscn assumed the surname of
Thompson on succeeding to the above jjroperty.

Lineage. — Bbice Peakse, Esq. of Monkham, Essex,
b. 13 July. 1770; ni. 17 Nov. 179G, Charlotte Kaikcs, and d.
Jan. 1843, leaving by her (who d. 3 Aug. 1834) four sons, of

Henri Peakse, Esq. of Queen's Gate Terrace, London, m.
Mary, only dau. of Stephen Thornton, Esq. of Moggerhanger
Park, Beds, and by her (who d. 2 Jan. 1882) had issue,

I. CosMO Brice, now Cosmo Brice Pearse-Thompson, Esq.
of Kilham and Kennithorpe.

II. Henry Thornton (Kev.), M.A., Rector of Larling, Norfolk,
711. May, 1836, Mary Louisa Sophia, 2nd dau. of Hon. and
Eev. Augustus Phipps, and has issue.

III. Ernest Charles.
I. Mary Louisa.

n. Julia Charlotte, m. 8 Dec. 1874, John, 2nd son of Richard
Longuet Orlebar, Esq., J. P. and D.L. of Hinwick Hall,
Beds, and Dundridge, co. Devon, and has issue.

III. Alice Jane.

Mr. Pearse d. 14 June, 1866.
Hesidence — 3, Brunswick Place, Brighton.


Anstruthee-Thomsok, John, Esq. of Charle-
ton, CO. Fife, and of Carntyne, co. Lanark, J. P. and
D.L., late an Officer 9th Lancers and 13th
Dragoons, Hon. Col. Eife Volunteers, b. 1818; m.
2 6 Aug. 1852, Caroline Maria Agnes Eobina, only
child of Eev. John Hamilton Gray, of Carntyne,
and by her (who d. 1883) has issue,

I. John St. Clair, 6. 4 June, 1853; d. 1873.

u. Charles Frederick St. Claib, b. 6 May, 1855, Capt.
2nd Life Guards, m. 14 Jan. 1882, Agnes Dorothea, 3rd
dau. of James Alexander Guthrie, Esq. of Craigie,co. For-
far, and has issue,

John Arnold, 6. 1888,

in. William, of Kilmany, Cupar, co. Fife, Capt. Horse
Guards, A.D.C. to Governor of South Australia 188L!-91,
b. 6 Sept. 1859; m. 28 Jan. 1891, Clayre, dau. of Andrew
Tennant, Esq. of Feaenside, Glenelg, South Australia,
and has issue,

Mary Ruth St. Clair, b. 12 May, 1892.

lY. Arthur St. Clair, b. 19 Nov. 1872.

I. Clementina Caroline.

II. Lo^iaMary, m. 20 Dec. 1892, Col. David Bryce Burn.

III. Olivia Beatrice Louisa.

He m. 2ndly, 19 June, 1891, Isabel, 2nd dau. of
Gen. Eobert Bruce (brother of IstEaron Aberdare),
8nd has issue,

IV. Rachel Jean.

Lineage.— This is a branch of Anstrvtiier of JJalcaskie
{sec Burke's Ptcraijc and Baronetage).

John Anstrutheb, Col. in the army (2nd surviving son of
Su- Philip Anstruther, 2nd Bart, of Balcaskie, by Catherine his
wife, dau. of Lord Alexander Hay), m. Grizel Maria Thomson
(heir of Charleton, and heir of line of St. Clairs, Earls of
Uikney and Lords Sinclair), only dau. of John Thomson," Esq.
of Charleton, by Margaret his wife, dau. and eventual heir
of John Paterson, Esq. of Preston Hall, by the Hon. Grizel
St. Clair, eldest dau. of Henry, 8th Lord Sinclair, and heir
of her brother, the 9th Lord. By her he had a son, John,
and two daus., one of whom d. unm., and the other ?h. her
cousin, Gen. James Durham, of Largo. Col. John Anstruther's

John Anstbdtheb, assumed the additional surname of
Thomson on account of his succession to the estate of Charle-
ton. He m. Clementina, only dau. of the Eight Hon. William
Adam, of Blair Adam, M.P., Baron of Exchequer, Lord Chief
Commissioner of the Jury Court, and Lord-Lieut, of co.
Kinross, by the lion. Eleanor Elphinstone, dau. of Charles,
10th Lord Elphinstone, by Lady Clementina Fleming, heir of
line of the Earls of Wigton, Marischal, and Perth. By her
he had 1 John, his heir; 2 William, Lieut. -Col. in the army.
Commander of the Body Guard of the Governor-General of
India, m. Isabella Eliza, dau. of Gen. James Steel, and has-
Charles James, b. 1859, Capt. 17th Lancers, and Clementine
Susan Adelaide; 1 Eleanor, m. James Montgomery, nephew
of Sir James Montgomery, Bart, of .Stanhope ; 2 Clementina ;
3 Louisa; 4 Mary, m. Eev. A. R. Campbell, son of Sir
Archibald Campbell, Bart, of Garscube; 5 Jean St. Clair.
John Anstruther Thomson, of Charleton, was s. by his eldest
son, John Anstruther-Thomson, Esq. now of Charleton,
heir-general of the St. Clairs, Earls of Orkney, and Lorda

Arms of Anstrdther— Arg., three piles sa., being the
armorial bearings which are said to have been adopted by
Henry de Anstruther, 4th Lord of Anstruther, who was sent by
Alexander III. of Scotland to accompany St. Louis on his
crusade. The three piles denote, it is supposed, the three nails
of the cross. Arms o/ Thomson — Arg., a stag's head gu., on a
chief indented gu. three masclcs or. Crests — Anstruther,
Two arms in armour, holding a battle-axe, all ppr. ; Thomson,
A naked arm, couped at the elbow ppr., holding a cross-cross-
let gu. Mottoes — Periissem ni periissem ; Honesty is good
policy ; Fight.

Scats— Charleton, Colinsburgh, co. Fife ; and Carntyne
House, Glasgow.


White-Thomson, Kobeet Thomas, Esq., C.B.,
of Broomford Manor, Devon, J. P., Col. Comm. 4th
Batt. Devonshire Regt. 18G7-1893, formerly a.
Major in the King's Dragoon Guards, assumed by
royal licence, 1875, the prefix surname of White,
as representative of his mother's family, b. 21 Feb.
1831 ; m. 16 June, 1857, Fanny Julia, dau. of Gen.
Sir Henry Robert Ferguson Davie, Isb Bart, of
Creedy, and has had issue,

1. Henry Noel, Lieut. R.N. 6. 22 April, 1858; d. 26 May,

u. Remington Walter, M.A. King's Coll. Camb., Assistant-
Master at Eton Coll., 6. 28 Aug. 1801 ; m. 11 April, 18S5,
Hon. Theodora Mary, dau. of 1st Lord Basing.

III. Leonard Jauncey, M.A. King's Coll. Camb., Domestic
Chaplain to his Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury, b.
15 Nov. 1S03.

IV. Hugh Davie, Lieut. E.H.A., b. 6 Sept. 1866; m. .30 Nov.
1893, Ela Louisa Agatha, 2nd dau. of the late Kev.
James Stewart Euddach, B.A. Pembroke Coll. Camb.

I. Ada Mary, m. 9 July, 1891, Edwaid St. Aubyn, brother of
1st Lord St. Levin, and has issue {see Burke's Peerage).

* The Thomsons of Charleton possessed extensive estates in
CO. Fife for several generations. John Thomson, of Charleton,
7)1. Rachel, dau. of Brymer, of Edrom, co. Berwick, and had
issue, John Thomson, of Charleton, who m. Margaret I'ater-
son ; Mary, wife of John Spotliswoode, of Spottiswoude j and
Rachel, wife of Peter Wedderburn, Esq.





liineag-e. — James Thomson, of Burnbrae, Tullieallan, co.
Perth, wlieio he was settled in the 17th century, ?)i. Janet
Bruce, and was father of

James Thomson, also of Burnbrae. He in. Margaret Kier-
man, and had, with other issue, a son,

John Thomson, of Anderstoun, Glasgow, who m. Isabel
Yuill, and had, with other issue, a son,

Robert Thomson, manufacturer, of Glasgow, 5. 13 March,
1742 ; m. 13 April, 1766, Christian, dau. of Charles Strang, and
d. 1820, leaving by her (who d. 1783) a son,

Eobeet Thomson, Esq. of Caniphill, J.P. cos. Renfrew and
Lanark, m. 27 June, 1796, Agnes, dau. of John Neale, Esq.
of Willowyard, near Beith, and d. 1831, leaving by her (who
d. 1S40),

I. RoBEBT, his heir.

II. John, 6. 1804; d. unm. 1833.

in. Neale, of Langside and Camphill, b. 1807 ; m. 1st, 1840,
Helen, dau. of Col. John Wrishr, of Broom, co. Stirling
{.she d. 1844); and 2ndly, 1846, Helen, dau. of Malcolm
McFarlane, Esq., and d. 1857, leaving issue,

2 Matcolm, } ^^'i^^' ^- ^^'^'^' ^°^^^ '^- «"™-

S Neale, of Langside, h. 1852; to. 1874, Margaret Eliza-
beth, dau. of A. B. McGrigur, Esq., LL.D., of Caimoch,
CO. Stirling, and has had issue, a son, Neale, b. 1883, and
two daus., Ehzabeth Maude and Helena (d. 2b Oct.

4 John James, 6. 1856, late an officer 1st Devon Militia; m.
1877, Chailotte, dau. of David Smith, Esq., and d. 1885,
leaving by her (who d. 1878; an only child, Helen Wini-
fred Muriel. He ni. 2ndly, 1882, Julia, dau. of Thomas
Mead, Esq., by whom he had Vera Dorothy Julia. He d.

1 Christina, m. 1881, Henry, youngest son of Sir Joseph
Bailey, 1st Bart, of Glanusk, and has a son, Robert Neale
3Ienteth, b. 1882, and two daus., Helen Christina and
Marcaiet Doreen. He d. 1889.

■2 Helen, vi. 1873, George, only son of Col. E. P. Arthur
(Bombay Staff Corps), and d. April, 1878, leaving two
sons, Edward Malcolm, b. 8 Dec. 1874, and (ieorge
Frederick Neale, 6. 10 April, 1878. Mr. George Arthur,
d. Sept. 1878.

TV. James, 6. 1812; m. 1838, Charlotte, dau. of Archibald
Constable, Esq.. and d. without issue 1843.

I. Margaret, rii. Kev. James Monteith, and had issue.

II. Christina, m. Rev. Thomas Henry White, and d. without

III. Rebecca, m. Melville Neale, M.D., and d. without issue.

The eldest son,

Robert Thomson, Esq. of Camphill, 6. 1797; m. 1830,
Mary, dau. of Thomas White, Esq. of The Close, Lichfield, and
sister and heir of Kev. Thomas Henry White (see famili/ of
White), and d. 9 Oct. 1883, leaving two sons,

I. Robert Thomas, his heir, now White-Thomson, of

II. John Henry, b. 5 Feb. 1832, Lieut. 17th Lancers, killed
in the Light Cavalry charge at Balaclava, Oct. 25, 1854.

^amilg of Ml bite.

Rev. Joseph White, Vicar of Ellaston, co. Stafford, B.A.,
m. 6 June, 1699, Jane, dau. of John Kent, yeoman of War-
mingham, co. Chester, and d. 1715, leaving two sons, John
(Rev.), M.A., Sub-Chanter of Lichfield Cathedral (who d. 1776,
leaving an only dau., m. Rev. Fyge Jauncey), and

Rev. Thomas White, Vicar of Bunchurch, M.A., Preben-
dary and Divinity Lecturer of Lichfield Cathedral, m. 2.') June,
1755, Luny, dau. of Rev. John Hunter, and d. 1785, leaving
by her (who d. 1813) two sons, Henry (Rev.), M.A., of
LichfieUi Cathedral, d. s. p. 1836, and

Thomas White, Esq. of The Close, Lichfield, to. Mary, dau.
•of Rev. D. W. Remington, Sub-Chanter of Lichfield Cathe-
■clral, by Mary, dau. and eventual sole heiress of Christopher
Heveninghan, Esq., last male representative of the Ilevening-
liams of Pype and Aston, co. Stafford, and d. 1838, leaving by
'her (who d. 1813) a son and a dau.,

r. Thomas Henry (Uev.), M.A., d. s.p. 1849.
1. Mary, m. as above, Robert Thomson, Esq. of Camphill,
and 2ndly, Sir T. Noel Harris, K.C.H., and ii!. 1860.

A7-ms — Quarterly : 1st and 4th, arg., a stag's head caboshed
and attired wi.h ten tines ppr., on a chief az. a cross-crosslet
fitchee between two slipped of the field, for Thomson ;
2nd and 3i\1, per chevron ragule or and gu. three roses counter-
changed, slipped ppr., on a chief of the second, three hour-
glasses of the first, for White. Crests — A dexter arm in armour
ppr., holding in the hand a cross-crosslet fitchee or, for Thom-
son ; and, A stork resting its dexter leg on an hourglass, and
holding in the beak a bulrush all ppr., for White, ilotto —
Deus providebit.

Seat — Broomford Manor, Exbourne. North Devon.


Thoenetckoft, TnoiiAS, Esq. of Tettenliall
Towers, co. Stafford, and Hadley Park, Salop, J.P.
and D.L. for co. Stafford, High Slieriff ISGi, J.P.
for Salop, late Lieut.-Col. Queen's Own Eoval
Staffordshire Yeomanry Cavalry, b. 10 Dec. 1822;
m. 27 June, 1847, Jane, dau. of Alexander Wliite-
law, Esq. of Drumpark near Glasgow, and niece
of the Messrs. Baird, of Gartsherrie, and has

I. George Benjamin, 5. 25 May, 1849 ; m. 1876, Blanche
Mary, eldest dau. of Mervyn Edward Archdale, Esq. of
Castle Archdale, co. Fermanagh.

II. James Baird, of Crookedholm, Kilmarnock, 6. 19 March,
1851; m. 7 July, 1885, Annie Chalmers, eldest dau. of
Alexander Nicol, Esq. of Murtle House, Aberdeen.

III. Hamo Douglas, b. 4 Jan. 1855.

IV. Alexander Whitelaw, Capt. Batt. Eoyal Scots
Fusiliers, 6. 19 Feb. 1859.

V. Wallace, b. 24 Feb. 1864.

I. Jessie, m. Joseph Arthur Piatt, Esq. of Oldham.

II. Jeanie, hi. Frank Wheen, Esq. of London.

III. Eleanor. iv. Florence.

Lineage.— This family, which had for a period fallen
from its original position, was restored by the energy and
successful enterprise of the late eminent ironmaster, Georob
Benjamin Thornetcroft, Esq., the first Mayor of Wolver-
hampton. It claims to be a branch of the very ancient Cheshire
house of Thorneycroft, which resided for more than 600 years
at the old mansion of Thorneycroft Hall, near Macclesfield, and
the pedigree of which appears at length in Ormerod's History
of Cheshire. The descent of the line of ivhich we are treating
is traced through Cheshire, Shropshire, and Staffordshire re-
gistries down to the present Thomas Thorneycroft, Esq. of
Tettenhall Wood and Hadley Park, who is only son of
George Benjamin Thorneycroft, Esq. of Chapel House,
Wolverhampton, and Hadley Park, Salop (who d. 28 AprU,
1851, aged 60), by Eleanor, dau. of Thomas Page, and
grandson of Edward Thorneycroft, by Mary Bradley his wife.
Mr. Thomas Thorneycroft has four sisters, Mary, Emma,
Harriet, and Ellen, all of whom are married.

Arvis — Vert, a mascle or, between four crosses-crosslet arg.
Crest— On a mural crown gu. a falcon volant ppr., jessed, mem-
bered and beaked or, between two palm-branches, also or.
Motto — Fortis qui se vincit.

&ut— Tettenhall Towers, near Wolverhampton.


Thoenhill, Aethue John, Esq. of Diddington,
CO. Huntingdon, J.P. and D.L., M.P. for Cambridge
1884 to 1885, High Sheriff Cambs. and Hunts
(1893), b. 3 April, 1850.

Lineage.— Sir John Thobnhill, of Thornhill (son of Sib
Richard Thornhill, Knt., and grandson of Sir John Thobn-
hill, Knt. of Thornhill), was father of Sib Bryan Thobnhill,
of Thornhill, one of the knights of the shire for York 29 and
31 Edward III. He m. Joan, dau. of Sir John Fitzwilliam,
Knt., and besides daus., had two sons, i. Simon, of Thornhill,
who TO. Mary, dau. of Edward Bapthorpe, Esq. of Bapthorpe,
and left an only dau. and heir, Elizabeth, m. Henry Savile,
Esq. who acquired with her the Thornhill estate, where the
Saviles continued to reside till the civil war, when the house
was burned, and Sir George Savile (Marquess of Halifax) re-
moved to Bufford ; ii. Thomas. The 2nd son,

Thomas Thobnhill, living 1374, m. Margaret, dau. of Lacy
of Cromwelbothorn ; was father of

Richard Thornhill, m. Margaret, heir of William Toothill,
of Tootliill, by Maud his wife, dau. and heir of Thomas Fixby.
Their son,

William Thobnhill, of Fixby and Toothill, m. 1392, Jennet,
dau. of John de Catton, of Flockton, and d. 1443, leaving a son
and heir,

Bryan Thobnhill, Esq. of Fixby and Toothill, m. 1408,
Barbara, dau. of Richard Hopton, Esq. of Switlington, and d.
1484, having had, besides a dau. Dioncs, in. William Stansfield,
Esq. of Stansfield, a son,

William Thobnhill, Esq. of Fixby and Tootliill, father (by
Elizabeth his wife, dau. of Thomas Mirfield, Esq. of Miifield)

John Thornhill, Esq. of Fixby and Toothill, to. 16 Jan.
1501, Jennet, dau. of Nicholas Savile, of Newhall, and d. 1529,
leaving, with other icsiie, an elder son and heir,






JonN Thorshili, Esq. of Fixliy and Tootliill, m. 28 April,
1515, Elizabotli, dau. of Thomas Giioe, Esq. of Sandal, and (/.
1767, leaving (with a son, Bryan, who vi. Jane, dau. of Jolin
Kave, Esq. of Woodsome, and d. s. p. 15'.>y, and other issue) a
son and heir,

John Thorshill, Esq. of Fixby and Thornhill, m. Jennet,
dau. of Edmund Marsh, and d. ltJ07. His son,

Thomas Tuorxhill, Esq., J. P., m. 12 Oct. 1614, Anne,
dau, and heir of Thomas Triggot, Esq. of South Kirkhy, and
d. 1601, having had (.with other issue, of whom Elizabeth, m.
Langdale Sunderland, Esq. of High Sunderland, and Mar-
garet, VI. Sir John Armitage, "ndBart. of KirUless) a son and

John THOBxtiiLt, Esq. of Fixby, J. P., Jlajor in the army,
m. 1st, 1047, Porothy, dau. of George Collcnbell, Esq. of co.
Derby, and by her had a dau. who d. in infancy. He vi.
2ndly, 7 Sept. 1650, Evcrald, dau. and co-heir of Sir George
Wentworth, Knt. of WooUey, and d. 1609. His eldest sur-
viving son,

George Thoexhill, Esq. of Fixby, bapt. 16 Aug. 1655, m.
1677, Mary, dau. and heir of Thomas Wyvill, Esq. of Constable
Burton, and d. 19 Aug. 16S7, having had, with other issue, who
d. young,

Bryan, of Fixby, m. 29 Aug. 1699, France."!, dau. and heir of
J. 'Wilson, Esq. of Pontefract, and by her (who m. 2ndly,
Sir Francis Leicester, 3rd Bart, of Tabley) had an only dau.
who <f. an infant. He d. 13 July. 1701.

Thomas Fixby, High Sheriff co. York 1745, d. unm. 18 May,
1751, aged 71.

John, d. until. 25 Feb. 1756, aged 77.

George, of whom presently.

Everild, vi. Sir Arthur Cayley. 3rd H.-ut. of P.rompton.

Anne, m. her kinsman, Peter Sunderland, Esq. of Aikton.


The youngest son,

Georoe Thornhill, Esq. of Diddington, vi. Sarah, dau. of
John Barne, Esq. of London, and d. 30 Dec. 1754, aged 73,
laving had issue,

Thomas, of Fixby, m. 1779, Eleanor Lynne, of Horsley,
Essex, and d. 22 March, 1800, leaving a son,
Thomas, of Fixby. co. York, and Hiddlesworth, Norfolk,
15 Dec. 1780 : )ii. 1815, Siuah Sober, of Southampton, and
had a son, Thomas, of Fixby and Riddlesworth {see
George, of Diddington.
Mary, ni. Miles Barne, of Sotterley.

Sarah, m. Sir John Blois, 5th Bart, of Cockfield Hill, Suffolk,
who d. 1766, leaving a son. Sir Charles Blois, 6th Bart.
The 2nd son,

George Thornhill, Esq. of Diddington, m. Mary Anne,
dau. of Sir Cffisar Hawkins, 1st Bart, of Kelston, Somerset,
and had (with three daus., Mary Anne, m. John Heath-
cote, Esq.; Sarah, d. v.nm.; and Frances, 7n. 1st, William
Herbert Russell, Esq., and 2ndly, John Harding, Esq.) a son
and heir,

George Thornhill, Esq. of Diddington, M.P. co. Hunting-
don, m. 1809, Charlotte Matilda, dau. and heir of llev. Charles
Greene, of Offord D'Arcy, and d. 1852, leaving issue,

Charles, '//i. Margaret, dau. of John Woolscy, Esq., and has
John, m. Catherine, dau. of Robert Wilkinson, Esq.
William, m. Helen J., dau. of John Woolsey, Esq., and has

Bryan, m. Miss Sophia Tuke, and has issue.
Henry Jordan, m. Elizabeth Julia, dau. of Major Goldic, and

has issue.
Mary .\nne, -„i. Edmund Packe, Esq.
Charlotte Matilda. trances, mi. Rev. John Pardee.

Lydia .Vnn. Georgiana, m. Rev. Plumer lloper.

Everilda, m. Rev. Alfred Jenner.
His eldest son,

George Thorxhill, Esq. of Diddington, co. Huntingdon,
J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1869, />. 10 Aug. 1811; ?;i. 1845,
Elizabeth Mary, youngest dau. of Robert 11. Wilkinson, Esq.,
and d. Feb. 1875, leaving issue,

George, h. 1849; d. r. p. 1868.
Arthur John, now fif Diddington.

Francis Herbert William, 6. Xov. 1851 ; m. Nov. 1880, Helen
Georgina. dau. of Rev. Charles Thornhill, of Milesdown, co.
Louth, and has issue, Noel, b. Dec. Is, Isal.
Edmund Henry, 0. March, 1856.
Charlotte .Sarah.
Catherine Georgina, w.. July, 1879, Maunsell Bowers, Esq.,

Capt. 5th Dragoon Guards, and has issue.
Arras — Gu., two bar.s gcmelles and a chief arg. Crest— The

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