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ree sons and one dau., John,
Bobert, William, and Elizabeth. The third son,

William Todd, d. 1837, and was s. by his son,

John Todd, Esq. of Tranby Park, J. P., b. 8 March, 1789,
who purchased in 1S43 the estate of Halnaby Hall, N.E. of
CO. York, from Sir John Milbanke, Bart. He m. 27 March,
1827, Jane, eldest dau. and co-heir of Thomas lUUherford,
only son of Archibald Rutherford, Esq. of Jedburgh and
Newcastle-on-Tyne, by Jane Atkinson his wife, only sister of
Ralph Atkinson, Esq. of Angerton, Northumberland, and
Newcastle-on-Tyne, and had an only child,

Jane Makian Ruthekfohd, m. 17 July, 1855, as above,
Capt. William Henky Wilson.
Mr. Todd d. 6 June, 1854.

^amilg of Milson of §run- anb SItbajIj.

Nicholas Wilson, of Scarr, obtained a grant of Scarr and
768 acres in the barony of Bargy, co. Wexford, by patent
dated 8 Feb. 22 Chables 11. 1670. Hem. Barbara, dau. of
Matthew Scott, and was s. by his son,

John Wilson, of Scarr, Hi. 1st Catherine, dau. and co-heir
of Christian Bor, of Bormount, co. Wexford, and obtained with
her thelands of Sledagh, same co., which her father held under
the See of Ferns, by lease of 3 Nov. 1674, and by her had issue,
1. Christian, his heir; ii. Philip; in. Nicholas; iv. Richard;
V. Matthew; i. Ellinor; ii Mary; in. Barbara; iv. Euphemia.
He m. 2ndly (lie. 6 Feb. 1681), Anne Hore, and d. 1714, when
he was s. by his eldest son.

Christian Wilson, of Scarr, who to. (setts, dated 2 April,
1717) Elizabeth, dau. of Benjamin Radford, of Gurteen, co.
Wexford, and by her (who d. 1761), had, with five daus. (i.
Elizabeth ; ii. Frances, m. John Bowes ; iii. Hannah, m.
William St. John ; iv. Anne, m. Molesworth Bowers ; v. JMary,
m. Nathaniel Davis), two sons,

I. John, of Scarr, his successor, m. Katherine, dau. of
William Palliser, of The Great Island, co. Wexford, and
had a dau. (Anne, m. Veh. 1785, Richard Waddy, of Clough-
east, same co.) and a son,

Christian, of Scarr, m. Elizabeth, dan. of Matthew Red-
mond, ofKilgowan, same co., and had two sons,

1 Jonx, of Scarr, d. s. p. to.

2 Matthew, who s. to The Oreat Island, and adopted
the surname of Palliser. He m. Jane, dau. of
Christian WiLson. of Sledagh, and had two sons, 1
Christian, J. P., b. 7 Jan. I8l2, m. Mary, dau. of
Rodolphus William Ryan, Crown Prosecutor for co.
AVexford, and hadonedau.6. 27 June, 1877 ; 2 Matthew
(Rev.), Rector of White Church, Diocese of Kerns,
present representative of the family, m. 1855, Sophia,
dau. of Rev. Thomas Ottiwell Moore, Rector of Leskin-
f ere. Treasurer of the Diocese of Ferns, and by her (who
d. 18 April, 1856), has one son, Frederick, b. April,
1856.

II. Benjamin, of whom hereafter.

Christian Wilson made his will 16 May, 1765, which was
proved 3 July, 1769. His 2nd son,

Benjamin Wilson, of Sledagh andBenville, m. (lie. 23 July,
1762), Grace Reed, and d. 1767, leaving a son.

Christian Wilson, of Sledagh, twice High Sheriff co. Wex-
ford, 1798-9, TO. Fridswide, dau. of Joshua Nunn, of St. Mar-
garefs, same co., and had, with three daus. (t. F'ridswide, vi.
Ebenezcr Jacob, of Silverspring, M.P. for Dungarvan ; ii.
Dorothy, m. Rev. Richard King, of AVoodville ; in. Jane, m.
Matthew Wilson Palliser, of The Great Island ; and iv. Grace
d. unrd.) four sons,

I. Benjamin, of Sledagh, m. 1815, Sarah Partridge, and d. 1
Aug. 1866, leaving a son,

* The Robinson family were distinguished on the Royalist
side in the American War of Independence. Col. Beverley
Robinson raised a corps (which was officered by his seven sons)
and in consequence he lost large estates. Two of his sons
were otiicers of distinction under Wellington in the Peninsular
War. These were Sir Frederick Rob'nson, K.C.B., and Sir W.
Rol)inson, the great-uncles of Mr. Wilson-Todd. They were a
hranch of the Rokeby family.
II.



Christian, of Sledagh, J. P., m. the dau. of Torton Samuel
\\ alker, of Lceson Street. Dublin, and had 1 Benjamin
Torton, b. 1846; 2 Sinclair; 3 Harry Francis; 4 Annie;
5 Fanny.

II. Joshua, of whom hereafter.

III. Nicholas, Major-Gen. in tlie army, whose dau.,

Maria, to. Lieut.-Gen. Robert Richards, Bombay Infantry,
who (/. 13 Nov. 1884, leaving issue.

IV. John (Rev.).
The 2nd son,

Joshua Wilson, Esq. of Roseville, co. Wexford, Col. in the
army, m. F'ranccs Maria, dau. of John Robinson, Esq.
Treasurer of New Brunswick, and had issue,
I. 'j-'i 'cre Christian Wilson, late Capf. 7th Royal Fusiliers,
6. .:- .Nov. 1823; m. 17 July, 1865, Jane Adelaide, only
clii" .f Robert Anthony Atkinson, Esq.
... John Joshua Wilson, Col. RE., h. 22 Oct. 1826: m. 10
July, 1855, Mary, only dau. of John Edward Latham, Esq.
and has issue,

Arthur Daunce, b. April, 1857 ; d. March, 1862.
Rachel Frances Mary, 6. Jan. 1856 ; d. in infancy.
Gertrude Elizabeth, b. May, 1858 ; d. July, 1861.
Ada Latham, b. June, 18ub.

III. William Henrt, now of Tranby Park.

IV. Beverley Smelt Wilson (Rev.), Vicar of Dudd, Northum-
berland, b. 3 May, 1835 ; m. 16 Jan. 1862, Catherine, dau.
of Rev. Plumpton Wilson, Rector of Moseley, co. Leicester,
and has issue, Cuthbert Beverley, b. Nov. Is62.

I. Elizabeth F'ridzueda, m. 8 Sept. 1842, Henry Bennet
Pierrepont, of Ladywell House, Devon, and Ryhall, Rut-
land.

II. Frances Maria.

^rms— Quarterly : 1st and 4th, Todd, arg., three foxes'
heads couped gu., within a bordure vert ; 2nd and 3rd, Wilson,
arg., on a chevron, between three mullets gu. as many pallets
or. Crests — 1st, Todd, A fox sejant; 2nd, Wilson, Out of a
mural coronet or, a demi-lion rampant gu., holding in the
dexter paw a trefoil or. il/o^ots— Oportet vivere: Semper
vigilans.

Seats— Tian\>y Park, Hull ; and Halnaby Hall, near Darling-
ton.



TOKE OF GODINTON.

ToKE, Jonx Leslie, Esq. of Godinton Park, co.
Kent, J.P., formerly Capt. 96th Kegt., and late
Lieiit.-Col. 1st Vol. Eatt. Royal Berkshire Regt., b.
30 Dec. 183y ; m. 1st, 28 Jan. 1864, Agnes Elletson,
youngest dau. of Patrick Robertson Reid, Esq. of
Springhall, co. Lanark, and by her (who d. 1865)
has issue,

I. Francis Nicolas John, b. 1 March, 1S65.

He m. 2ndly, Margaret Jemima, only cliild of Rev.
P. B. Adams, Rector of Hopesay, Salop, by whom
he has issue,

II. Leslie Alexander St. Lawrence, 6. 1871.
I. Ethel Margaret.

Lineagre.— This family of Tore, the name of whose
patriarch appears on the Roll of Battle Abbey, is stated by
Thoroton to have been settled in co. Nottingham as early as
the reign of AV'illiam Rufus, and to have possessed large
estates there at Kelham, Walkeringham, &c. The pedigree
given by that historian has the name spelled in seventeen
different ways. Of this family was Bryan Tuke, who was
first Secretary to Cardinal Wolsey, afterwards Foreign Sccre-
taryto Henry VIII., then Treasurer to the King's Chamber
and Clerk of the Signet, and sometime Ambassador to France
with Cuthbert Tunstall, Bishop of Durham.

John Toke, of Beere, in the parish of Westcliffe, near Dover
(8th in lineal descent from Robert de Toke, who was at
the battle of Northampton with Henry III., 1264), in. 2
Edward III., Elizabeth M.almains, and was father of

John Toke, of Beere, M.P. for Dover temp. Henry V., who
m. Joyce, dau. of Sir Thomas Hoo, brother of Thomas, Lord
Hoo and Hastings, and had three sons,

I. Thomas, his heir.

II. Ralph, ancestor of the Tokes of Herts, Dorset, and
London.

III. John, TO. Alice, dnu. and heir of Thomas Crouch, of
Dover, and had an only child, Alice, wife of Sir John Eyre,
of CO. Derby.

The eldest son,

Thomas Toke, of Beere, "Justice of Peace and Quorum, a
person of great reputation in his county," m. 1st, Joan, dau.
and eventually heir of William Goldwell, Esq. of Godinton,
Kent, and had issue. lie m. 2ndly, Cecily, dau. of Sir Robert;

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TOM



Chicholey. hut by her had no child. Thomas Toke d. 10
Edward IV. II is son,

John Toke, of Godinton, who, say.s the old family ppdiprroe,
for his speedy expedition in a message to the French kiiiff,
had the ;;oat of tlie greyliound's head given him, as an aug-
mentation L^f honour, by IIesby VII. By Margaret his 1st
wile, dau. and heir of John Walworth, Esq. of Wahvurtli, Suf-
folk, he left at his decease, 20 Jlay, 1513, a son and successor,
John Toke, Esq. of Godinton, in. Cicely, dau. of Sir Thomas
Kompe, Knt. of Wye, Kent, and had issue. His grandson,

John Toke, of Godinton, </;. Agnes, dau. of Thomas Thom-
son, of Petham, and dying 1G27, was s. by his eldest son,

XiroL.is Toke, Esq. of Godinton, b. 2S May, 15S8, High
.'^luvitTot Kent li!(;2. He /(i.five wives, buthad no mule issue.
Mr. Toke d. liiSO, aged ;'_', and was s. by (the son of his
brother Henry, M.D.) his nephew,

Sib Nicolas Toke, Knt. of Godinton, High Sheriff of Kent,
lt)93, who il. 1725, leaving (by Catherine his "ind wife, dau. of
Sir Thomas Dyke, Knt. of Horeham), with several daus., two
sons, of whom the elder,

John Toke, Esq., of Gcdintou, h. 1671, several timss M.P.
for East Grinstead, m. 170!', Susanna, dau. and co-heir of Rev.
Daniel Miles, D.D., of Crutchcd Friars, London, and dying
1740, was j!. by his son,

Nicoi-As Toke, Esq. of Godinton, 6. 1702; m. Eleanor, dau.
and heir of John Cockman,M.D., by Anne his wife, dau. of Sir
Felix Wilde, 2nd Bart., and by her (who d. 1763) had issue, two
sons, I. John, his heir, andii. Nicliol.Ts(Rev.), Rector of I'^arns-
ton, Essex, )/;. Catherine Bruce, and, dying 1807, left, with a
dau. Mary Anne, m. Rev. George Lcapingwell, three sons,
Nicolas, b. 1769, m. 1808, Sarah, only dau. and heir of John
Eayner, Esq. of Dunraow; John, d. 1771, m. Agnes Cridland,
and d. ISOO, leaving one son, John, m. and has issue, and
Thomas (Rev.>, Fellow of Christ's Coll. Camb., who d. 1837.
Mr. Toke if. 1767, and was s. by his son,

John Toke, Esq., of Godinton, b. 1738, High Sheriff of Kent
1770 ; ?)<. 1702, Margaretta Eleanor, dau. and heir of William
Eoundell, Esq. of Knaresborough, eo. York, and by her (who
d. 1780) had issue,

I. XicoLAS RoDNDELL, his heir.

II. John (Rev.\ Vicar of Beaksbonrne and Rector of Ilarblc-
down, Kent, b. 1766; d. s. p. 1820.

III. William, successor to his brother.

I. Margaret Eleanor, d. unm. 1813.

II. Mary, m. 1813, Edward Scudamore, M.D., and d. 1833.
3Ir. Toke d. 1819, was s. by his eldest son,

XlcoLAs RocNDELL ToKE, Esq. of Goclinton, ;». 19 May,
1764; ill. 1791, Anna Maria, dau. of SirBourchier Wrcy. Bart,
ot Tawstock, Devon, and by her had issue,

Ellen Maria, m. 27 Sept. 1827, her cousin. Rev. 11. B. Wrey.
Mr. Toke d. 19 Feb. 1837, and was s. by his brother,

Rev. William Toive, of Godinton, Rector of Barnston,
Essex, 6. 1769: m. 18 March, 1793, Sarah, dau. of Rev. Francis
Marins West, D.D., Rector of Draycott Corne and of Dauntsey,
Wilts, and d. 2 May, 1855, having had issue,

I. John, b. 23 May, 1796; d. s. p. 19 May, 1823.

II. Nicolas, his heir.

III. William Thomas, b. 29 Sept. 1802.

IV. Richard Koundell (Rev.), Rector of Barnston and Per-
petual Curate of Little Dunmow, Essex, b. 14 July, 1805;
„i. 22 April, 1840, Catherine, dau. of John JoUiffe Tuffncll,
Esq. of Langley, Essex, and d. Feb. 1892.

1. Eleanor West, d. 1846. ii. Mary Anne, d. 1836.

III. Frances Rebecca, d. 1878.
The son and heir.

Rev. Nicolas Toke, of Godinton, J. P., 6.6 Oct. 1799; m.
4 July, 1837, Emma, 2nd dau. of John Leslie, D.D., Bishop of
Elphin, by Isabella his wife, 2nd dau. of Hon. and Right Rev.
Thomas St. Lawrence, Bishop of Cork and Ross, andgranddau.
of Thomas, 27tli Baron and l=t Earl of Howth, and had issue,
I. John Leslie, now of Godinton.

IL Nicolas Roundell (Rev.;, B.A., b. 15 July, 1843; m.
1865, Jane Robertson, eldest dau. of Patiick Robertson
Keid, Esq. of Spring Hall, co. Lanark, and has issue.
III. William Arthur, b. 7 March, 1850; to. Oct. 1874, Eliza-
beth, dau. of — Easton, Esq., and had i.ssue. He d. 1883.

I. I>abel!a Frances, m. 17 June, 1861, Henry Oldham Munn,
Esq., Capt. 13th Light Dragoons, eldest son of W. Augustus
Munn, Esq. of Throwley House, Kent, and has issue. He
d. 1864.

II. Emma Laura, m. 21 Oct. 1862, Francis Reid, Esq., Capt.
9Gtli Regt., only surviving son of Patiick Robertson Reid,
Esq. of -Spiiiig Hall, co. Lanark, and has issue.

III. Mary Kmily.

IV. Eleanor Margaret, m. 1873, James Salkeld Burra,
youngest son of \V. Burra, Esq. of Ashford, Kent, and d.
25 April, 1>493, leaving issue.

V. Frances Louisa, d. 2 May, 1856.

VI. Fluience Augusta, d. 31 Jan. 1853,



The Rev. N. Toke d. 10 April, 1866.

AriKs — CJiiarterly ; 1st and 4th per chevron sa. and arg.,
three griffins' heads erased counterchanged ; 2nd and 3rd (coat
of augmentalion, granted by King Henry VII.), arg., on a
chevron, between three greyhounds' heads erased sa., langued
ppr., collared or, three plates. Crfsf.f— 1st, A griffin's head
erased per chevron arg. and sa. guttee counterchanged, holding
in his beak a sword ppr., hilt and pommel or; 2nd, Ot augmen-
tation, A fox eouranc reguardant ppr. ilotto — Militia mea
multiplex.

■VciU— Godinton, near Ashford, Kent.



TOLL OF STRETE.

Toll, IIeney Limbhet, Esq. of Manor House,
Stretc, Devon, B.A. Oxon, J.P., Capt. 3rd Batt.
Devon Ecgt., b. 3 Sept. 1856.

Lineag-e.— This family possessed considerable landed
property in Hants, and were, for several generations, seated
at Grewell St. Mary, in the parish of Odiham. Tradition
relates that this family having, in the reign of Henry VII.,
secreted in their house Sir James Windham (attainted of
treason, and afterwards beheaded on Tower Hill), lost a con-
siderable part of their property by fine and sequestration, as
well as writings and documents of importance.
The immediate ancestor of the Tolls of Perridrjc,
AsHBDRNHAM ToLL, Esq. of Grewfll, Hants, in. Anne, dau.
of Richard Newman, Esq. of Evercrcech Park, Somerset, and
had issue,

F'kederick. Edmund, Rear-Admiral B.N.

Asliburnham, of Preston Deanery, co. Northampton (see
Newman of Tkornbury Park).

Charles (Rev.), Rector of Rewe, Devon.
The eldest son.

Rev. Frederick Toll, Vicar of Odiham, and Prebendary of
Salisbury, m. 1739, Ann, dau. of Richard Limbrey, Esq., and
d. 1764-65, leaving one son.

Rev. John Frederick Toll, Vicar of Kingsclere, b. at
Upton Gray, Hants ; m. his cousin, Jane, dau. and coheir of
Richard Limbrey, Esq. and d. 1796, leaving an only .son,

Henry Limbrey Toll, Esq. of Perridge House, Devon, J. P.
and D.L., m. 1st, 1813, Margaret, dau. of Rev. Alexander
Mackenzie, of Sharrowhead, eo. York, but by her (who (/.
1821) he had no issue, and 2ndly, 1823, Anne, eldest dau. of
Walter Vavasour, Esq. of Heath, co. Y'ork, by whom he had
one son and one dau.

Henry Limbrey, of Manor House, Strete.
J iilia Frances.

Sir. Toll d. 6 .\ug. 1844, and was s. by his son,

Henry Limbrey Toll, Esq. of Manor House, Strete. J. P., h.
19 Aug. 1828; m. 4 Oct. 1855, Louisa Frances, dau. of William
Brampton Burne, Esq. of St. Leonard's, Devon, late Capt. 15th
Hussars, and d. 20 May, 1881, leaving issue,

Henry Limbrey, now of Strete.

Walter Vavasour, b. 19 Sept. 1858.

Augustus Brampton, b. 18 Oct. 1860.

Amy Louisa.

Annie Cluniotte, d. 27 May, 1870.

Florence Mary.
Mr. Tollff. 1381.

Seat— Manor House, Strete, Dartmouth.



TOMKINSON OF REASEHEATH.

ToJiKiNSOx, IIeney Eicuaed, Esq. of Kcasc-
lieatb, CO. Clicster, M.A. Trin. Coll. Camb., Bar-
rister-at-Law, b. 28 Aug. 1831.

Lineage. — Tuo.mas Tomkinson, Esq. of Knighlley, co.
Stafford, 6. circa 1620 ; m. Margaret, dau. of Mathew Bayley,
Esq. of Norbury, and had issue,

I. James (llev.). Vicar of Sandon, b. 1650: d. s. p. 1709.

II. Henry, Rector of Ashley, d. s. p. 1731.

III. John, Rector of Kiiightley.

IV. William, of Bostock, of whom presently.

I. Elizabeth. ii. Joyce.

The 4th son,

William Tomkinson, of Bostock, 6. circa 1652; d. 1719;
was twice married, and had, by his 1st wife, a son,

I. William, of Bostock, 6. 1703, who had issue, William, of
Bostock, b. 1725; d. s. p. 1770.

He hi. 2ndly, Mary Bayley, and had another son,

II. James Tomkinson, Esq. of Dorfold, Nantwioh, b. 1711
(son of William Tomkinson, Esq. of Bostock, by Mary



TOM



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TO:\I



2019



Eaylo)-, his 2nd wife) ; m. I'S^, Katherinc, 2n(l dau. of
Thomas Wettenluill, ICsq. of Xantwich, derivud from a
youngLT sou of Wettenhall, of Wettenhall, and had issue,

1 James (Rev.), Hector of Daveiiliam, lu. Jlary, dau. of
John Wood, Esq., and had issue, one son, James, who d.
without issue.

2 Henrt, of whom presently.

3 Edward, who .<. his cousin, William Tomkinson, in the
property of Bostock Hall, took the name of Wkttenhall,
m. Miss Marsden, and had issue.

1 Catherine, m. Very liev. Geoi-ge Cotton, Dean of Chester,
uncle of the 1st Lord Combermere.

The 2nd son,

Henry Tomkinsok, Esq. of Dorfold, Nantwich, h. 17-11 ; m.
1770, Anne, dau. of John Darlington, Esq. of Aston, co.
■Chester, and had issue,

I. Edward, d. unm.

II. James (Uev.), of Dorfold Hall, rii. Julia, dau. of John
Nesham, Esq., and had issue,

1 Henry James, d. unm.

1 Anne, m. Wilbraliam Spencer Tolkmache, Esq., brother
of John, 1st Lord Tolleniaehe, and has two sons and two
daus. {see Tollemache of Dorfold).

2 Julia, m. Sir Henry Eich, Bart., and d. ,«. p. 1874.

in. Henby (Hev.), of Eeaseheath, m. 1824, Harriet Sophia,
dau. of Shakspear Philips, Esq., and d. 1838, having had
issue,

1 Edwakd, of Eeaseheath, Col. in the army, h. 11 July,
1825, entered the Sth Hussars as Cornet 1843, and served
in the Crimea; d. unm. 14 May, ls70.

2 Francis William, b. 1829 ; d. unm. 1864.

3 Henry Eichakd, now of Eeaseheath.

1 Sophia Anne, m. 184.5, George Edward Lynch Cotton,
D.D., Bishop of Calcutta, who d. 1866, leaving one son,
Edward Thomas Davenant, now Cotton-Jodrell (see
JoDBELL of I'eardsleif), late Capt. E.A., and one dau.
Ursula Mary, who m. 1st, Eev. W. Hillyard, and 2ndly,
Kev. Canon Atkinson.

2 Charlotte, m. 1864, Capt. William de Wilton Eoche
Thackwell, and has issue, one son and three daus.

IV. William, of Willington Hall, co. Chester, J. P. and D.L ,
a Lieut.-Col. in the army, of the 16th Light Dragoons, b.
18 Jan. 1790, ser\-ed in the Peninsular war from la09 to
1814 (for which he had the Peninsular medal with four
clasps), and was severely wounded at the passage of the
Douro. He was also at the battle of Waterloo. He pur-
chased the estate of Willington Hall from Lord Alvanley,
1828; m. 9 Eeb. 1B36, Susan, dau. of Thomas Tarleton,
Esq., formerly of Bolesworth Castle, co. Chester (nephew
of Gen. tir Banastre Tarleton), by Frances, dau. of John
Egerton, Esq. of Oulton Park, and d. 1872, having had
issue,

1 William, m. 2.5 April, 1866, Sarah, 2nd surviving dau.
of the late Dudley North, Esq., 3rd son of F. F. North,
Esq. of Itougham, and d. s. p. 1 March, 1870.

2 James, now of Willington Hall (see aext Me„wir).

3 Henry, m. 17 May, 1877, Lucy, only dau. of the late
Ealph Gore, Esq.

4 Eobert Edward, 6. 1847; m. 1874, Lucile Diana Mau-
ritia, only dau. of Major-(ien. Thomas Brooke, 2nd son
of Sir Eichard Brooke, 6th Bart, of Norton Priory.

5 Edward Philip, b. ISoO ; ?it. 1876, at Los Angeles, Cali-
fornia, Frances Ethel, dau. of Hugh Morgan, Esq.

1 Susan, m. 1861, Eichard Hoare, Esq. of Cromer, Norfolk,
and Marden Hill, Herts.
1 Sibella Eliza, m. Ib8l, Eev. J. L. Bryans.

I. Anna Maria, ) . „^;, ,

II. FrancesBeatrix,r^°^'l'^•""™•
lII. Arabella, to. Gen. Eichard Egerton, of Eaton Banks, co.

Chester, and d. s. p. Ib60.

Arms — Az., a cross-patonce between four martlets or, all
within a bordure erm. tVesi — A wolf's head erased arg.,
ducally gorged or.

Seat — Eeaseheath Hall, near Nantwich.



TOMKINSON OF WILLINGTON HALL.

ToMKixsox, James, Esq. of Willington Hall,
CO. Chester, J.P., High Sheritf 1887, Hon. Major
in the Earl of Chester's Yeomanry Cavalry, 2ncl
but eldest surviving son of Lieut.-Col. William
Tomkinson (see Tomkinson of Eeaseheath), b. 8
July, 1840; m. 12 Dec. 1871, Emily Frances, only
dau. of Sir Greorge Joseph Palmer, 3rd Bart, of
Wanlip Hall, co. Leicester, by Emily, youngest
dau. of George Peter Holford, Esq. of Westonbirt,
CO. Gloucester, and lias issue,

I. Chables William, b. 13 June, 1877.

II. James Edward, 6. 2 Dec. 1879.

III. Henry Archdale, b. 19 June, 1S81.



I. Margaret Frances.
III. Joyce Beatrice.

Arms A-c. — Same as Tomkinson of Rtaschealh.
Seat — Willington Hall, Tarporley.



II. Barbara Elizabeth.



TOMKINSON OF FE.ANCHE HALL.

Tomkinson, Michael, Esq. of Franche Hall,
near Kidderminster, and of Chilton, co. Salop, J. P.
and County Alderman co. Worcester, and J.P. for
Borough of Kidderminster, High Sheriff for co.
Worcester, 1892, b. 29 May, 1841 ; m. 13 Sept. 1871,
Annie, dau. of iNIatthew Porrifc Stonebouse, Esq.
(by his wife Elizabeth) and has issue,

I. Hebbebt, b. 16 Dec. 1873.

II. Gerald, 6. 31 Aug, 1876.

III. Wilfred, b. 15 Nov. 1877.

IV. Eaymond, b. 24 May, 1880.

V. Geoffrey Stewart, b. 7 Nov. 1881.

VI. Francis Martin, 6. 21 Oct. 1883.

I. Gertrude, b. 21 Aug. 1872.

II. Marion, b. 26 Dec. 1878.

HI. Dora Sloane, b. 16 Nov, 1886.

IV. Margaret Grosvcnor, h. 21 Sept. 1891.

Lineag-e.— JIichael Tomkinson, Esq. of Leamington
Priors, son of Thomas Tomkinson (whose ancestors migrated
from Cheshire to Staffordshire about 1730), who d. 1838, by
Frances, his wife (d. 6 Oct. 1854) ; m. 13 April, 1839, Sarah,
dau. of James Grieg, Esq. of The Beeches, Kiddenninster,
and d. 22 March, 18b6, having had issue by her (who d. 10
Sept. 1890),

Michael, now of Franche Hall.

James.

Sarah, deceased.

Arms — Az., a cross-flory between in the first and fourth
quarters two martlets, and in the .'^econd and third quarters as
many wolf's heads erased or, all within a bordure erm. Crest —
In front of a cross fiory gu. a wolt's licad erased, arg., gorged
with a collar flory, counterflory also gu. Motto — Speruns
pergo.

Seats — Franche Hall, near Kidderminster ; and Chilton,
Shropshire.

Club — Burlington Fine Arts.



John.



TOMLIN OF DANE COURT.

TOMLiN, Latham, Esq. of Dane Court, St. Peter's,
Kent, b. 1827 ; s. his brother 1871 ; m. 1853, Mary
Anne, eldest dau. of James Bradley, Esq. of Stour-
bridge, CO. Worcester.

Lineagre. — This fan.ily is of great antiquity in the Isle of
Thanet.

JouN Tomlyn and Thomas Tomlyn, of Northdown, 1441,
compounded with the Abbot and Convent of St. Augustine's,
Canterbury, for the lands they held as co-heirs in gavelkind
of the manor of Minster, in Thanet.

Stephen Tomline, of Northdown (great-grandson of Thomas
Tomlyn, whose will was proved 1509), m. Mary, dau. of Joim
Sackett, Esq. of St. Peter's, and dying 1605, was «. by his
eldest son,

John Tomline, or Tomlin, of Northdown and Updown,
&. 1600, m. Maria, dau. of John tJnderdowne, Esq. of St.
Lawrence. With Sir Henry Crispe, of Quex, he was a warm
supporter of the cause of the Parliament during the civil
war. He d. 1631, leaving, besides several daus., six sons. He
devised the family estate equally between his sons, which
led to the whole of it passing out of the family except the
mansion-house (afterwards burnt down) and the estates at
Northdown, which ultimately became the sole possession of his
son,

Walter Tomlin, of Northdown, 6. 1639 ; ra. Martha, dau.
of Henry Pettit, Esq. of Dentdelyon, by whom he had issue.
Cornelius, of Northdown ; Francis ; Hannah, who d. xmni. :
and Martha. Martha, m. 1707, Eichard Sackett, Esq. of Dane
Court. Walter Tomlin d. 1727. By his will, witli the excep-
tion of a farm and lands at East Northdown, devised to his
dau. Martha Sackett, liis estates passed to his two sons equally.
Cornelius d. uiim. 17G2, and devised his moiety to his nephew,
Eichard Sackett, to the exclusion of the grandchildren of
his brother, Francis, who afterwards sold their moiety of the
re.-idue of the family property to their cousin, Eichard Sackett,
The 2nd son,

Francis To.mlim, m. Mary Baker, and had issue, Elizabeth,
m. William Belsey, Esq. of Minster ; John, d. s. p. 1760 ;

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FBAJicis; and Cornelius. Corncliu? migrated to Anieriea, and
d. there. Francis Tomliii, the father, d. 1732. Ilis son,

Francis Tomlis, of Ash, »;. Anna, only dau. of Thomas
Minter, Esq. of Ash, and by her (who m. 2ndly, Kichard Motton,
Esq. of Sandwich) he left at his decease, ITTil, five sons, John,
Thomas, William, ltob<;it, and Ikniy. His son,

John Tomlix, b. 174o; m. Sarah, dau. and co-heir of
Valentine Cock, Esq. of Chislett, and d. 1S20, leaving an only

60U.

lloBERT ToMLiN-, Esq. of Xorthdowu, Isle of Thanet, w.
17SS>, Sarah, only child of Peter Cramp, Esq. by Susannali,
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