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III. John. Aelniiral K.X., h. 4 Nov. 177S; d. Nov. 1837.

IV. Charles (Uev.i. n. 31 ,liily. 17S2: in. 1814, Frances, d.iu.
of George llibbert, K.<q. ot" Miunlen, llert:?, and d. 10 Sept.
182o, leaving issue,

1 Charles (Ucv.>. b. 17 J.m. 1815; m. 1843, Ellen Frances,
dan. of William CoxUeml 31ai-sh, Esq. of Park Hall, Essex,
and had issue.

2 Franeis, of Thremh.all Priory, Essex, Major (retired), h.
14 Aus- 1820; vi. 1st, S .-Vnfr" 1843, Giana .Maria, dan. of
the late John Baker Kiehards, Es(|. of Bryanston Siiuare,
who ('. 18.^1;, and 'Jndly. ISo7, Elizabeth liliodes, dau. of
the late William UhifaKer JIaitland, Esq. of Loughton
Hall, Essex.

3 Kobert, b. Nov. 18'2I ; m. 1848, Clara, dau. of Col.
Verner, who (?. ISof). He d. Jan. 1877.

1 Fanny Elizabeth, m. 7 June, 1845, Capt. Henry Hamilton,
K.N., L'nd son of William K. Hamilton, Esq., and d. Dec.
1875.

2 Mary Isabella. 3 Henrietta Octavia.

V. Henry, li. 28 June, 1784 ; in. 15 Feb. 1816, his first cousin,
Isabellii, only child of Georjre Baker, Esq. of Elemoro Hall,
Durham, by Isabilla his wife, dau. of John Dalton, Esq. of
Slennina;ford, co. York, and d. 1862, having had issue by her
(who i/.'Xov. 1842),

1 Henry John Baker {see Baker or" Elcmore), b. 29 June,
1822, who, in accordance with the will of his maternal
grandfather, assumed, 1844, by sisn-manual, the surname
of Baker only, and the arms of Baker quarterly with
Tower, and d. Jan. 1871.

2 Conyers, Col. 6th Dragoon Guards, 6. 30 Sept. 1826; m.
1857. Hon. Annabellu Bellew, 2nd dau. of Patrick, 1st
Lord Bellew.

1 Georgiana Isabella, m. 1S42, John Dalton, Esq. of Slen-
ningiord Park, co. York.

2 Emma, d. 1845.

3 Isabella, m. 1857, Mildmay Clerk, Esq.

4 Sarah Jane.

VI. William (Rev.), b. 17S9; „!. Mav, 1825, Maria, dau. and
co-heir of Admiral Sir Eliab Harvey, G.C.B., of Bolls Park,
Essex, and <L Aug. 1847, having had issue,

1 Harvey, Lieut. -Col. Coldstream Guards, J. P., and Knight
of the Legion of Honour, b. 21 Sept. 1831 : d. Nov. 1870.

1 Louisa, /((. 26 April, 1856, F^dward Goulburn, Esq. of
Betchworth House. Surrey.

2 Kathcriue Emma, m. J. H. Townshend, Esq. of Myross
"Wood.

3 F;ilen, m. 1855, W. Harford, Esq.

VII. Edward, R.N., drowned in H.M.S. "Blenheim" 1807.

I. F:iizabcth, d. 20 Jan. 1841.

II. Caroline, m. 20 Feb. 1819, William Franks, Esq. of
Woodhill, Herts, and d. March, 1855.

III. Amelia, ni. 1814, Rev. George Pretyman Tomline, Chan-
cellor of Lincoln, and son of George Pretyman Tomline,
Bishop of Winchester, and d. June, 1867.

Mr. Tower d. 10 March, ISIO, and was s. by his son,

Cni'.isTOPUEB Tho.mas Tower. Esq. of Weald Hall, J.P. and
D.L., High Sheriff 1840, M.P. for Harwich 1832 to 1834, b.
1 Nov. 1775; /... June, 1802, Harriet, 2nd dau. of Sir Thomas
Bcauchamp Proctor, 2nd Bart., and by her (who d. 19 Feb.
1808) left issue, at his death, 19 Feb. 1867,

I. Christopher, of Huntsmoor Park.

II. Thomas, Barrister-at-Law, /;. 23 Feb. 1809; m. 1858, Sarah
Anne, dau. of F'rancis Baird. Esq. of 4 Queen's Gate,
London, and by her (who d. 23 F"eb. 1864) had issue, three
sons, 1 F'rancis Fitzpatrick, h. 1 Juno, 1859, m. 11 F'eb. 1884,
Laura, dau. of Thomas Butler, Esq. of 66, Princes Gate,
2nd son of Sir Thomas Butler, Bart., and has issue, Thomas
Butler, b. 21 Dec. 1885, Bertie, b. 15 Dec. 1887, Ion, b. 14
March, 1889, Kinglake, b. 29 June, 1890, and Isolde ; 2
Keginuld Thomas, 6. Sept. 1860, 2nd Secretary the Diplo-
matic Service 1893; 3 John Charles F'itzroy, 6. Sept. 1863.
Mr. Thomas Tower d. 22 April, 1890.

III. Robert Beauchamp (Rev.), M.A., .J.P., Rector of More-
ton, Essex, and Perpetual Curate of Brentwood, 6. 27 Feb.
1S15; 'III. 31 Jan. 1844, Josephine Rose, youngest dau. of
Kev. Samuel Smith, D.D., Prebendary of Durham, and d.
Dec. 1892 leaving issue, two sons, 1 Beauchamp, b. 13 Jan.
1845; 2 Arthur, Col. Suffolk Regt., /<. 1| March, 1846, d.
Nov. 1890 ; and a dau. Cecilia, m. 1st, 1866, Osgood Hanbury,
Esq., and 2ndly, 1883, her cousin, C. J. H. Tower, E.sq.,
now of Weald Hall.

IV. Arthur, Coram. R.N., b. 15 April, 1816; vi. June, 1855,
Augusta, dau. of John Jenkinson, D.D., Bishop of St.
David's and d. June, 1877.

V. Ferdinand Ernest (Rev.), 6. 4 Oct. 1820; to. 1861, Mary,
dau. of William Campion, Esq. of Denny, Sussex, and by
her (who d. 1874}, has issue, five sons and two daus.

I. Harriet, m. 1833, Henry Kingscote, Esq. of Kingscote, co.
Gloucester, and d. March, 1875.

II. Caroline, vi. 1830, John JolifTc Tufncll, Esq., eldest son
of J. J. Tufnell, Esq. of Langleys, Essex, and d. 18 Sept.
1841.

III. Emily, m. 1833, John Apsley Pulteney, Esq., eldest son
of John Pulteney, Esq. of Northerwood, Hants. He d.
April, IslO : she d. May, 1875.

rv. Jane Anne, m. 1869, M. Claudon, of Ncufchdtcl.



V. Isabella, d. Aug. 1890.

VI. Laura, m. 8 -\pril, 1843, Charles Stannard Eustace, Esq.,
only son of Rev. Charles Eustace, heir-male of Viscount
Bahinglass, and d. 21 May, 1844.

The eldest son,

Christopher Tower, Esq. of Huntsmoor Park and Delaford
Park, Iver, Bucks, J.P. and D.L. for Bucks, Beds, E.ssex, and
Middlesex, High Sherifffor Bucks, 1871, i\I.P. for Bucks 1845-47,
Ij. 2 May, 1804; m. 10 Feb. 1836, Lady Sophia Frances Cust,
only dau. of John, 1st i;arl Brownlow, by his 1st wife, Amelia
Sophia, 2nd dau. and eventiuilly sole heir of Sir Abraham
Hume, Bart, of Wormloybury, and Amelia Egcrton his wife,
uau. of John Egerton, D.D., Bishop of Durham, by Lady Anne
Sophia Grey his wife, dau. of Henry, Duke of Kent, and by
her (who d. 21 Dec. 188'2) left issue at his death, 3 March,
1884,

I. Christopher John Hume, now of Weald Hall and Hunts-
moor Park.

II. Brownlow Richard Christopher, b. 31 March, 1851 ; m.
1881, Marion Isabella, dau. of the late Henry F'rancis
Cockyane Cust, Esq. of Ellesmere, Salop, and has issue,
two daus., Sylvia .Sophia, b. M.arch, 18S2, and Aveill, 6.
April, 1884, and a son, Geoffrey Egerton, b. Nov. 1891.

III. Egerton Agustus, b. 8 April, 1857, late Lieut. 95tb
F'oot.

I. Amelia Frances Harriet, m. II Feb. 1862, John Francis
William (who d. 7 Aug. 1871), eldest son of Peter, Count de
Salis, and d. 8 Jan. 1885, leaving issue.

II. Lucy Sophia.

III. Charlotte Marian, ■»). June, 1877, David Mcintosh, Esq.
of Havering Park, Essex.

IV. Adelaide Caroline, m. 1863, Charles Meeking, Esq. of
Riching.s Park, Bucks.

V. Beatrice Kalherine F'ranccs, to. 21 June, 1870, Sir George
Henry Waller, Bart., Lieut. -Col. Royal Fusiliers, (who d.
Jan. 1892) and has issue.

VI. iMlith Anna Maria, m. 1875, Thomas Algernon Dorrien
Smith, Esq. of Haresfoot, Herts, and Tresco Abbey, Isle of
Scilly, and <^. Jan. 1892.

Arms — Quarterly : 1st and 4th sa., a tower or, for Tower ;
2nd gu., three arrows erect, point downwards, or, for Hale;
3rd per pale or and gu., a chevron between three cinquefoils
counterchanged, on a chief per pale of the second and tirst two
escallops counterchanged, for Tash. flrsJ— A griffin passant
lier pale or and az., wings endorsed gold. Motto — Love and
dread.

Seat.<< — Weald Hall, Brentwood ; Huntsmoor Park, Uxbridgo i
and Delaford Park, Iver.



TOWNELEY OF TOWNELEY.

Lineage. — The great and ancient family of TowNELEf,
as deduced, by ancient charters, and other authenticated docu-
mentary evidence, derives from

Spartlingus, 1st Dean of Whalley, living about the year
896, when Alfred reigned over England. His descendant,

Peier de Tunlay, or Towneley, the first who is known tO'
have used the present arms, viz., Arg., a fesse sa., three
mullets in cliief of the second, was s. by

RicnAUD DE Towneley, who left two daus.,

.\gnes de Towneley, m. John de Hargreave, and d. s. p.
Cecilia, of Towneley, eventually sole heir.
The younger,

Cecilia de Towneley, m. John del Legh, grandson of John
del Legh, of Booths, co. Chester. He d. about 4 Edward III.,
anno 1330, leaving a son,

Gilbert del Legh, possessed of Towneley, 16 Edward III.,
who TO. Alice, dau. of Robert Vernon of Warforth, in Cheshire,
and was s. by his son,

John de la Legii, living in 1320, who m. Claria, dau. of
Thomas F'enton, and was father of

Richard de Towneley, alias de la Legh, who was ap
pointed Sheriff of co. Lancaster by John of Gaunt in 1375,
1376, and 1377. His great-great-grandson,

Sir Uichard Towneley, was knighted by Lord Stanley at
Hutton Field, in Scotland, in 1481 ; he m. Jane, dau. of Richard
Southworth, Esq. of Samlesbury, and had issue. Sir Eichard
d,. 1482, and was s. by his eldest son.

Sir John Towneley, Knt. of Towneley, High Sheriff of
Lancashire from 1531 to 1540. He m. 1st, Isabel, dau. and heir
of Sir Charles Pilkington, Knt. of Gateford, co. Nottingham,
and by her (who (/.. 1522) had issue,

I. Richard, his heir.

II. Charles, who in. Elizabeth, widow of John Nowell, of
Read, and left a son, John Towneley, lit. his cousin, the
heir of Towneley.

He m. 2ndly, 1537, Anne, by whom (who m. for her 2nfi
husband. Sir William Radcliffe, Knt. of Ordsall) he had no
child. Sir John Towneley d. at a good old age circa, 1540»
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RicnAED TowNF.LET, Esq. of Towncloy, who m. Elizabeth,
dau. of Henry Foljambe, Esq. of Walton, Co. Derby, and had
one son and four daus. The son,

SiE EicHABD TowKELEY, Knt. of Towneley, knighted at the
siege of Leith, m. Frances, dau. and heir of Christopher
AVymbish, Esq. of Nocton, co. Lincoln, and dying 1554, left
an only surviving child and heir,

Mary Towneley, of Townelcy, who m. her cousin, John
TowNELEY, Esq. (son of her grand-uncle, Charles Towneley),
and had issue, seven sons and six daus. Mr. Towneley d. 1G07,
aged 79, and was s. by his eldest son,

lliciiAKD Towneley, Esq. of Towneley, b. 29 April, 1566,
who 7)1. Jane, dau. of Ralph Asheton, Esq. of Lever, by whom
<who </. July, 1G34) he had issue. Mr. Towneley d. 29 Nov.
1628, and was «. by his eldest surviving son,

Charles Towneley, Esq. of Towneley, 6. 22 April, IGOO.
He 711. Mary, dau. of Sir Frances Trappes, Knt. of Nidd, co.
York, by whom (who d. May, 1690, aped 91) he had issue,
four sons and three daus., of whom the oldest, Mary, m. Philip
Constable, Esq. of Houghton. Mr. Towneley, who was slain
at the battle of Marston Moor, 2 July, 1G14, and buried on the
field, wass. by his eldest son,

Richard Towneley, Esq. of Towneley, b. 1628; m. Mar-
garet, dau. of Clement Paston,Esq. of Barningham, CO. Norfolk,
and had by her (who d. 20 Jan. 1672) seven sons and six daus. ;
of the latter, Dorothy, r/i. Francis Howard, Esq. of Corby, and
Frances m. Cuthbert Kennet, Esq. of Coxhow. Jlr. Towneley,
who attained distinction as a philosopher and mathematician,
d. 6 Jan. 170G-7, and was s. by his eldest surviving son,

Charles Towneley, Esq. of Towneley, 6. 19 April, 1G58; m.
1685, Ursula, dau. of Richard Fermor, Esq. of Tusmore, co.
Oxford, by whom he had issue,

I. Richard, his successor.

II. Charles. 6. 1690, and d. 1713.

III. John, b. 1697, Tutor of the Chevalier de St. George, and
Knight of St. Louis, known for his translation of liv.d.ibras
into French. He d. v.nm. 1782, aged 85.

IV. George, h. 1706; d. 178G.

V. Francis, b. 1709, joined the standard of Charles Edward,
1745, was taken prisoner and executed in 1746.

Mr. Towneley d. 1711, and was s. by his eldest son,

Richard Towneley, Esq. of Towneley, b. 1687; m. Mary,
dau. of William, Lord Widdiiugton, by whom (who d. July,
1731) he had issue,
T. William, his successor.

II. John, of Cornsay House, of whom hereafter, as successor
to his nephew, Edward Towneley-Standish, Esq., in the
Towneley estates.

I. Mary Catherine, b. 1721 ; m. Thomas Hornyold, Esq. of
Blackmore Purk, co. Worcester, and d. 17G2.

Mr. Towneley d. Aug. 1735, and was s. by his son,

AV'iLLiAM Towneley, Esq. of Towneley, b. 1714, who m.
Cecilia, dau. and sole heir of R.alphStandish, Esq., of Standish,
by Lady Pliilippa Howard his wife, dau. of Henry, GthDuke of
Norfolk, and had issue,

I. Charles, his successor.

II. Ralph, who assumed the surname and arms of Standish.
He was b. 18 June, 1739, and m. Henrietta, 9th dau. of
Roger Strickland, Esq. of Catteriek, co. York, but d. without
issue, when the Standish property passed to his younger
brother.

III. Edward, who s. his brother, Ralph, and assumed the
surname and arms of Standish. Of this gentleman more
presently, as successor to his eldest brother.

I. Cecilia, b. 30 July, 1741; to. 1762, Charles Strickland,
Esq. of Sizergh, and had, with junior issue, a son,
Thomas Strickland, who inherited, at the decease of his
uncle, Edward Towneley-Standish, Esq., the Standish
estates.

Mr. Towneley d. 2 Feb. 1741, and was s. by his eldest son,

Charles Towneley, Esq., 29th Lord of Towneley, from
Spartlingus, Dean of Whalley, temp. Alfred the Great.
This accomplished gentleman, b. 1 Oct. 1737, was distinguished
by his exquisite taste in the fine arts, and formed the celebrated
collection, known as the "Towneley Marbles," now in the
British Museum. Mr. Towneley dying v,nm., his estates de-
volved upon his only surviving brother,

Edward Towneley-Standish, Esq. of Towneley, and of
Standish. He m. Anne, dau. of Basil Thomas Eccleston, Esq.
of Eccleston, but d. .?. p. 28 March, 1807, when the Standish
and Towneley properties separated ; the former passing to his
nephew, Thomas Strickland, Esq., and the latter reverting to
his uncle,

John Towneley, Esq. of Towneley, formerly of Cornsay
Houpc. He was b. 15 June, 1731, and m. Barbara, 4th dau. of
Edward Dicconson, Esq. of Wrightington, co. Lancaster, by
whom (who d. 25 Dec. 1797) he had (with a dau. Barbara, ;».



1785, Sir William Stanley, 5th Bart, of Hooton, and d. 5 Aug.
1836) a son and successor (at his decease, 13 May, 1813),

Peregrine Edward Towneley, Esq. of Towneley, 6. 10 Oct.
1762, J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1831, who m. 22 April, 1794,
Charlotte Theresa, 4th dau. of Robert Drummond, Esq. of
Candland, Hants, by Winifred his wife, dau. of Willianv
Thompson, Esq. of Ipstoue, Oxon, and had issue,

I. Charles, his heir.

II. John, successor to his brother.
I. Charlotte Mary, d. unm. 1817.

It. Frances, ?/i. 1821, Thomas, Lord Camoys, and d. 5 April^
1S80, leaving issue.

Mr. Towneley d. 31 Dec. 1846, and was s. by his eldest son,

Charles Towneley, Esq. of Towneley, J.P. and D.L., F.R.S.
and F.S.A., Lieut. -Col. Commandant 5th Royal Lancashire
Militia, 6. Jan. 1803; m. 20 Nov. 1836, Lady Caroline Hariiet
Molyneux, dau. of William Philip, 2nd Earl of Sefton, and by
her (who d. 8 Feb. 1866) has issue,

I. Caroline Theresa, m. 10 July, 1858, Montagu Arthur,
Lord Norrcys, eldest son of the Earl of Abingdon, and d.
4 Sept. 1873 (see Burke's Peu-ar/e).

II. Emily Frances, ?(i.6 Aug. 1863, Lord Alexander Gordon-
Lennox (ste Burke's Peerage, Richmond, D.).

III. Alice Mary, m. 2 Aug. 1871, Thomas, Lord O'Hagan
K.P., Lord Chancellor of Ireland 18GS-74, and again 1880-2.
His lordship d. 1885, leaving issue (see Burke's l^eerage).

Mr. Towneley d. 1876, and was .s-. by his brcthcr,
John Towneley, Esq. of Towneley, b. IG Feb. ISOG, Lieut. -

Col. 5th Royal Lancashire Militia, M.P. for Beverley 1841-52;

m. 28 Oct. 1840, Lucy Ellen, daH. of Sir Henry Joseph Tich-

borne, 8th Bart, of Tichborne, and had issue,
I. Richard Henry, 6. 5 Feb. 1849 ; d. unm. 1877.

I. Theresa Harriet.

II. Lucy Evelyn, m. 10 Jan. 1877, John Murray, Esq. of
Touchadam and Polmaise, co. Stirling.

III. Mary Elizabeth. iv. Mabel Anne.

Col. Towneley d. 21 Feb. 1878, when the estates devolved oit
the daus. of his elder brother, Col. Charles Towneley, and
his own daus. as joint co-heirs.

^nn.5— Arg., a fesse sa.. three mullets in chief of the second.
Crest— On a perch or, a hawk close prr , beaked and belled,
gold, round the perch a riband gu. ilJo«o— Tcnez le vraye.



TOWNLEY OF PULBOURNE.

TowNLEY, Rev. Charles Francis, of Ful-
bourne, co. Cambridge, and Beaupre Hall, Xorlblk,
Vicar of Cbristchurch, Upwell, Isle of Flv, h. 15
June, 1856 ; m. 1SS5, Eosalinde, 4th dau. of the
late Rev. Jerrnyu Pratt, of R^ston Hall, iS^orfolk^
and has issue,

I. Charles Evelyn, 6. 22 Jan. 1883.

I. Gladys Mary.

II. Rosalinde Cecil.

Lineag-e Col. Richard Townlet, of Belfield Hall, co.

Lancaster, only son of Richard Townlet, of Belfield, and
grandson of Richard Townley, of a branch of Townley of
Tou-nley, m. 1st, Miss Western, and 2ndly, Miss Penny, of"
Penny Bridge, and by the former was father of

Richard Greaves Townley, Esq., m. 15 July, 1785, Mar-
garet Gale, and by her (who d. 24 Aug. 1831) left at his
decease, 5 ¥eh. 1823, a son,

Richard Greaves Townley, Esq. of Fulbourne, m. 23 Aug.
1821, Cecil, dau. of Sir C. Watson, Bart., and d. 5 May, 1855^
having had by her (who d. the following year)

Richard Greaves, b. 1823; d. 1847.

Charles Watson, late of Fulbourne.

Thomas Manners, hi.

William Gale, m. Katherine Marsham, and d. s. p. 4 Sept.
1869.

Francis Mitford,d. Sept. 1874.

His 2nd son,

Charles Watson Townley, Esq. of Fulbourne, co. Cam-
bridge, and Beaupr^ Hall,, Norfolk, Lord-Lieut, of co. Cam-
bridge, J.P. Norfolk, 6. 12 Feb. 18'24; vi. 12 Aug. 1851,.
Georgiana, dau. of M. D. Dalison, Esq. of Hamptons, Kent,
and had issue,

I. Richard Greaves, Second Secretary Diplomatic Service^
b. 3 Sept. 1853 ; d. at Pekin 30 Nov. 1888.

II. Charles Francis (Rev.), his heir.

HI. William Dalison, b. 15 Jime, ISGO; d. 1877.

IV. Walter Beauprd, 6. 8 Jau. 1 63, Second Secretary Diplo-
matic Service.

V. Maximilian Gowran, b. 22 June, 18G4.

VI. Alexander Peregrine, b. Aug. 1872.

I. Harriett Anna. ii. Georgiana Caroline.



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m. Louisa Cecil.

IV. Margaret Kvel.vn.;:!.2S .Tan.lS90,Tliom.a.s ntish Anderson,
■Jnd son oi Hon. Kiiluinl Dennian, of Westergate, Sussex.

V. ilabel Constance.

Mr. Charles Watson Townley if. 17 Oct. lSy.3, and was .t. by
his eldest surviving son.

Anns — Arg-., a fesse sa., three mullets in chief of the second.
Crest— On a perch or, a hawk close ppr., btakcd and belled
gold. Motto — Probitas verus honos.

An.'.'! — Fulbourno, Canibriilge, and Beaupre Hall, Wisbech.

iJtSi'cfiiia— Christchurch liLctory, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire.



TOWNSEND OF HONINGTON HALL.

TowxSEXD, FHEDEraCK, Esq. of Ilonington Hall,
CO. Warwick, J. P. and D.L. for co. Warwick, and
J. P. CO. Worcester, M.P. for S.W. Warwickshire
1SSG-1S92, F.L.S., Lord of the Manor and Patron
of Iloniniiton, educated at Harrow and Trin. Coll.
Cambridge (B.A. 1850, M.A. 1853), b.5 Dec. 1822;
in. 1SG3. ilarj Elizabeth, only child of Eev.
Kobert Butler, Ticar of St. Jolin's, Kilkenny,
great-gvand;ou of Erinslcy, 1st Viscount Lanes-
borough.

Lineag"e. — Joseph Townsend, Esq. of London, m. twice.
By Mary, his 1st wife, he had two sons and two daus.,
Joseph, of whom presently; John, d. s. p.; Elizabetli, m. the
Eight Hon. James Oswald, of Dunnikier, co. Fi;'e; JIary, m.
Kobert Ferguson, Esq. of Scotland. By his 2nd wife, Anne
Beacon, he had one son, Thomas Beacon, who d. s. j). 1737.
The eldest son,

Joseph Townsend, Esq., JI.P., an Officer in the army, m.
1744, Judith, dau. and co-heir of John Gore, Esq., M.P. for
Great Grimsby, co. Lincoln, and had issue, Gore, his heir:
Anne, )/i. 17Cii, John Tempest, Esq., M.P. , of Winyard House,
CO. Durham. The only son and successor.

Gore Townsend, Esq. of Ilonington Hall, J. P., vi. 30 March,
1776, Lady Elizabeth Windsor, 2nd dau. of the 4th Earl of Ply-
mouth, and by her (who d. 2 April, 1821, aged CD) had issue,

I. Thomas, 6. Dec. 1780; ?h. 16 March, 1809, JIary Anne,
only dau. of William, Lord Stowell, but (/. s. p. 20 April,
1820. His widow m. 2ndly, 29 July, 1823, Henry, i»t
Viscount Sidmouth, and d. 26 April, 1842.

II. Henrt, late of Ilonington Hall.

III. Charles, Lieut. E.N., b. 4 Noy. 1784; d. 2 Nov. 1803.

IV. Edward James, Hector of llmington, co. WarwirU, b.
28 Aug. 17S6; vi. 17 March, 1818, Mary, only dau. of John
Eanibrough, Esq. of Pipewell Hall, and had issue,

1 John Gore, deceased.

2 FntDERicK, now of Ilonington Hall.

1 Elizabeth Catherine, deceased. 2 Julia.

3 Laura, m. 9 April, la86, Arthur Bigge, Esq., and is
deceased.

4 Emily, d. v.nm.

V. V.'iliiam. of Doctors' Commons, b. 7 Oct. 1789, deceased.
■VI. John, Pi.H..\., served in the Peninsula and at Waterloo,

6. 15 Dec. 1790; deceased.

VII. Joseph, of Alveston, co. Warwick, J. P. and D.L.,
formerly, of the K.E., b. 25 Feb. 1794; ni. 9 June, 1835,
Louisa, only duu. of Rev. Robert Barnard and sister of
Eobcrt John, 9th Lord Willoughby de Broke, and d. 29
April, 1870, leaving issue, Charles John, now of Alveston,
b. 1838; m. 1872, Teresa Charlotte, dau. of late Eev. G.
Eudston-Iicad.

vui. Frederick (Rev.), 6. 9 May, 1799; deceased.

I. Eliza, m. 4 March, 1797, Edward Morant Gale, Esq., and
d. s.p. 31 Dec 1b07.

II. Marianne, d. unia. 10 Aug. 1827.

II. Harriett, m. 22 April, Isul, Sir Grey Skipwith, 8th Bart,
of Newbold Hall, co. Warwick, andcf. 7 July, l«:ai.

IV. Louisa, iii. 10 Dec. 1801, John Fullerton, E.sq. of Thry-
berg Park, co. York, and d. 4 May, 1«18.

V. Horatio, d. unm, 2 June, 1825.

VI. Sophia, m. 11 Feb. 1820, John Hambrough, Esq. of
Steephill Castle, Isle of Wight, and d. leaving issue.

Mr. Gore Townsend d. 6 Jan. 1826, and was s. by his 2nd son,
Eev. Henry Townsend, of Ilonington Hall, co. Warwick,
J. P., b. 23 April, 1783, m. 6 March, 1814, Catherine Anne,
2nd dau. of .\ugustus Pechell, Esq., Receiver-General of His
Majesty's Customs, 2nd son of Sir Paul Pechell, 1st Bart, of
Pagglesham ; she d. 11 Feb. 1867. He d. 1 Sept. 1873, and was
«. by his nephew, now of Ilonington Hall.

AriHi — Az., on a chevron engrailed crm., between three
escallcps or, a cruss-crosslet fitchee between two annulets of
the field. Crest — A stag gorged with a wreath of oak ppr., and
resting the sinister fore-leg ou two annulets interlaced or.
Motto — Viia po.sse priore frui.

&at — Ilonington Hall, Shipstun-on-Stour, co. Warwick.

Club — Atuenajum.



TOWNSEND OF DOWNHILLS AND
WALPOLE.

The late JosEtni Piiirp.s Towxsexd, Esq. of
Downhills, Tottenliam, co. Middlesex, and Walpole,
CO. Norfolk, b. 13 Nov. 1812 ; vi. 3 Feb. 1853, Pene-
lope, dau. of John Woollam, Esq. of St. Albans, co.
Hertford, and by her (who d. 2i Dec. 1878) had
issue,

I. Charles Phipps, 6. 7 Oct. 1S.')7 ; d. 14 Aug. 18G9.

I. Lucy Mary, b. 19 Feb. 18.")4.

II. Penelope Louisa, b. 14 April, 1855.

III. Ellen Stanley, 6. 2 July, 18.06.

IV. Mary Louisa Joyce, b. 15 Nov. 1858; d. 28 June, ISSO.
v. K.atherine Rose Frances, b. 3 Oct. 1860 ; d. 22 Sept. 1861.

VI. Rose Xankivell, b. 9 Jan. 1863.

VII. Octavia Isabel Frances, b. 9 July, 1866.

VIII. Elizabeth Katherine, b. 17 April, 1868 ; m. 23 April,
188.1, Harry Charles Augustus Eyres, H.B.M. Vice Consul
at Van Armenia, son of Rev. Charles Eyres, Rector of
Great Melton, co. Xorfolk.

ilr. Townsend s. 1868, liis cousin, Eer. Chauncy
Hare Townsend, and was patron of the livinsis of
Walpole St. Andrew and West Lynn, co. Norfolk,
and Burton le Goggles, co. Lincoln.

Lineag-e.— Edward Townsend, of Highgate, co. Middle-
sex, m. Elizabeth, dau. of Joseph Kettle, of Denny Abbey, co.
Cambridge, and had issue,

I. Joseph, of Winchester Street, London, b. 1670; m. twice,
and d. 29 Oct. 1728, leaving by his 1st wife, Mary,

1 Joseph, ancestor of Townsend of lloningloa.

2 John, d.s.p. 12 Nov. 172i.

1 Mary, m. U March. 1724-L5, Robert Ferguson, of Raith,
who d. s. p. 18 Dec. 1781.

2 Elizabeth, m. 1st, Abraham Reynardson, and 2ndly,
Jan. 1747, Right Hon. James Oswald, M.P., and d. 20
Sept. 1779, aged 80.

He m. 2ndly, 19 Oct. 1707, Anne, dau. of Thomas Beacon,
Esq., and had another son,

3 Thomas Beacon, of London, d. s. 'p. 1737.

It. Edward, bapt. 9 Jan. 1076-77, m. Miss Hammond, and
had a son, Edward, d. s. p.

III. Nathaniel, bapt. 25 June, 1083.

IV. Benjamin, bapt. 2.") June, 16S3; bur. 25 Jan. 1684.
v. Jonathan, of whom hereafier.

I. Rachel, bapt. 20 Feb. 1678-79, .Mis. Stanley.

II. Hannah, m. 1st, BIr. Swauwiek, and 2ndly, Mr. Parish.

III. Susannah, m. Samuel Roberts.

Edward Townsend d. March, 1710. His 5th son,

Jonathan Townsend, of London, bapt. 1 Sept. 1084, m.
Elizabeth, dau. of Richard Chauney, of London, by Elizabeth
Dean, his wife, by whom (who d. Jan. 1772) he had an only
son,

Chaunct, his heir.
Jonathan Townsend d. June, 1710, and was buried 17th of
that month at St. Olave's Soutliwark. His only son,

Chaunct Townsend, Esq. of Austin Friars, London, M.P.
for Westbury, co. Wilts, and for Wigton Burghs in Scotl



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