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t by her had
no issue. He ra. 2ndly, Margaret, dau. of Sir John Hynde,
Knt. of Madingley, co. Cambridge, by whom (who d. 15C9) he
had three sons and two daus. The eldest son,

Hexrt TcKviLE, Esq. of Aston-Flamville, m. Anne, dau. of
William Cooke, Citizen of London, and had two sons, George,
his successor, and Francis, who d. s. p. 4 Aug. 1638. He was
High Sheriff of co. Leicester 20 Elizareth, aniio 1584, and
dying 1615-16, was s. by his elder son,

George Turvile, Esq. of Aston-Flaraville, 6. 1580; m.
23 Feb. 1599, Anne, dau. and co-heir of John Martin, of Poole
House, by whom (who d. 1658) lie had three sons and two daus.
George Turvile d. 1658, and was s. by his eldest son,

Henet Tcrvile, Esq. of Aston-Flamville, bapt. 15 Aug.
1602 ; m. 1st, Margaret, dau. of Christopher Anderton, Esq. of
Lostock, CO. Lancaster, and 2ndly, Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas
Eavenscroft, Esq., but by those wives he had no issue. He
m. 3rdly, Grace, dau. of Humphrey Berry, Esq. of Berry
Kerbert, Devon, by whom he had issue. He d. 1671, aged 69,
and was s. by his son,

William Tcrvile, Esq. of Aston-Flamville, m. 1st, Cathe-
rine, dau. and eventual co-heir of Sir Francis Englefield, Bart,
of Wootton Bassett, co. Wilts, and had issue. Mr. Turvile m.
2ndly, Isabella, dau. and co-heir of Sir Aston Cockaigne, Knt.
of Pooley, CO. Warwick, and by her had four sons and one
dau. He was s. by his eldest son,

William Tcrvile, Esq. of Aston-Flamville, 6. 25 May, 1667,
ra. Frances, dau. of Charles Fortescue, Esq. of Husbands'
Bosworth, CO. Leicester, and had issue,

Carrington Franxis, b. 9 March, 1689-90, sold Aston-Flam-
ville, 1746, toShuckburgh Ashby, Esq., and d. 29 Oct. 1745,
leaving no surviving issue.

Charles, ol whom presently.

Henry, b. 13 April, 1697.

Mr. Turvile d. March, 1702-3. His 2nd son,

Charles Tcrvile, Esq., tji. Mary, dau. of Anthony Salvin,
E=q. of Croxdale, co. Durham, and was .5. by his son,

William Tcrvile, Esq., m. Mary, dau. of Henry Bolney,
Esq., by whom (who d. 8 Dec. 1798; he had a son,

Francis Fortescce, his heir.
On the decease of his cousin, Maria Alathea Fortescue, 21 May,
I'ly.i, Mr. Turvile inherited, as heir-at-law, the estate of
Ilusljands' Bosworth, co. Leicester, and other estates and
manors in cos. Northampton, Bucks, and Oxford. He d. 12
June, 1777, and was s. by his son,

1'ran'cis Fortescce Tcrvile, Esq. of Husbands' Bosworth,
rn. 'J April, 1780, Barbara, dau. of the Hon. Charles Talbot
and sister of Charles, loth Earl of Shrewsbury, and by her
(who d. 4 Jan. Ia06; had issue,

George Fortescde, his heir.
Jauies Charles, d. 27 June, 1839.

John Henry. Francis Thomas (Eev.)

William Benjamin, d. unm. 15 March, 1833.
Edward Felix, 'i. unm. 10 Dec. 18.16.
Elizabeth Alathea.

Louisa Mary, >n. I May, 1817, William Kerril Amherst, Esq.
of I'arndon Hall, Essex.

Mr. Turvile d. 13 July, 1839, and was s. by his eldest son,

George Fortescue Tcrvile, Esq. of Husbands' Bosworth
Hall, CO. Leicester, b. 5 Feb. 1782; m. 9 Oct. 1826, Henrietta,
dau. of the Baron Adolph von der Lanckin, of Galenbeck, in
the Duchy of Mecklenburgh-Sehwerin, andcZ. 10 Dec. 1859,
leaving by her (who d. 12 Jan. 1869),

Francis Charles Fortescce (Sir), K.C.M.G.,now of Bosworth

George William, b. 18 March, 1833, and d. 1859.

Mary Frances Charlotte.

Arms—Gu., three chevronels vaire. Crest — A dove, wings
closed, with an olive branch in its beak, all ppr. Motto— Vivtus
semper eadem.

Seat — Husbands' Bosworth, co. Leicester.


TwEEDiE, James, of Kachan, Quarter, &c., co.
Peebles, D.L., b. 6 Feb. 1831; m. 1858, Jane
Aitken, only surviving child of John White, of
Lrumelzier and Netherurd, co. Peebles, and JIow-
burn, CO. Lanark, D.L. and Convener of co. Peebles.
This marriage was dissolved, and Mr. Tweedie wt.
2ndly, 30 Sept. 1863, Emma Charlotte, 2nd dau.
of David Cunliffe, Esq., Bengal C.S., 3rd son of
Lieut.-G-en. Sir Robert Henry Cunliffe, Bart.,
C.B., of Acton Park, co. Denbigh, and has issue,

I. Thomas Cdnliffe, 6. 14 Aug. 1864.

II. Percy Charles, b. 23 March, 1869.

III. Lawrence William, 6. 17 Aug. 1870.

IV. Francis James, b. 21 Feb. 1872.

V. Gerald Scott, b. 24 Nov. 1874.
I. Amy Charlotte.

Lineage.— This family derives its name from lands lying
on the river Tweed, co. Lanark.

John de Tcedy occurs in a charter of Alexander III.,

Ftnlet de Twttdtn, del Counte de Lanark, did homage to
Edward I. 1296.

Roger, son of Fynley, had a charter from Robert I. of
Drumelzier, co. Peebles, 1326, on the resignation of Sir William
Eraser, whose dau. and co-heir he is said to have married, and
another of Hope-Kailzie.

The only existing branch of the Tweedies in Tweeddale has
been seated at Oliver at least from the middle of the 15tli

William Tweedie held Oliver Castle from Sir William
KnoUys, Lord of St. John and Preceptor of Torpliichen.

Lacrence Tweedie, his son, in 1489, had seventy-four
lambs, his property, stolen by Thomas Porteus, of Hawkshaw,
from the lands of Oliver.

Andrew Tweedie, of Oliver Castle, and his kinsman,
Andrew and Walter, of the Drumelzier family, had a suit ia
1492 for possession of half the lands of Kingledoors.

Thomas Tweedie, of Oliver Castle, was concerned in the
slaughter of John, Lord Fleming when hawking, 1 Nov.
1524, which caused a long feud between the families and
complicated legal proceedings. It was not till 1530 that this
was finally settled, Thomas imdertaking to leave Scotland for
three years.

William Tweedie, of Oliver Castle, had a feu charter 11
Dec. 1505, of the lands of OUver, for annual payment of £6 to
James, Lord Torphichcn.

William Tweedie, of Oliver, his son, was killed 1604, and
his cows, oxen, and horses stolen by " Johne Batiesoun, alias
Jok of the Scoir," who was hanged at Edinburgh for these

Thomas Tweedie, of Oliver Castle, had a charter, 18 Aug.
1611, of his estate from Mr. Robert Williamson, of Muirestoun,
Superior of all the Temple lands in Scotland, and Heritable
Bailie of the Regality of Torphichen, the tenure being changed
to blench for payment of one penny annually at Pentecost.

Patrick Tweedie of Oliver, had a charter from Thomas,
Earl of Melrose, President of the Court of Session, on his
father's resiguation, 14 June, 1619, on his marriage. His wife,





Janet Bullo, Boo, or Boe, was dau. of John Boe, of Staine, near
Eiggar, co. Lanark; her sister, Agnes, carried the estate of
Staine to lier husband, John Dickson, and was mother of John
Dickson, of Uartree, a Senator of the College of Justice 1G49.
Patrick and bis wife were both alive in 1649, when he put up
a stone, with liis arms, at Oliver, still existing; the crest is
a boar's head couped. The arms of Boe are, Arg., a stag trip-
pant az., attired gu., nna chief of the last three martlets of the
field. Their eldest son, Thomas, younger, of Oliver, was a Mem-
ber of the Committee of War for co. Peebles 1649, but d. before
his father k. p.

John TwEEorE, of Oliver, s. his father, Patrick, before 7
April, 1667, and left a son,

Thomas Twekdie, of Oliver, m. Christian 'WilUarason, who
d. 13 May, 1700, aged 51, and d. 7 May, 1731, aged 75. He had
three sons,
James, ot Oliver.
Thomas, who bought Quarter in 1740, and from whom the

present line descends.
John, merchant in Edinburgh, d. s. p. before 1778.
The eldest son,

James Tweedie, of Oliver, had a charter from Thomas, Earl
of Haddington, his father having disponed the estate in his
favour, 16 April, 1694. There is at Oliver a stone with his
arms, 1734, his own and his wife's initials, and the motto,
"Tholl and think on." lie m. 1718, Margaret, sister and co-
heir (with her sister, Mrs. Jlurray, of Kennelhead) of Adam
Ewart, of Sailfoot, co. Dumfries. He d. 10 Aug. 1753, aged
70, and his widow 1 Feb. 1772, at the age of 85. They had
Thomas, d. young. Thomas, of Oliver.

Marion, 6. 1719.

Christian, d. unm. 13 March, 1775, aged 52.
Margaret, d. unm. 23 Nov. 1774, aged 49.
Jean, b. 17'26; d. young.

The only surviving son,

Thomas Tweedie, of Oliver, 6. 8 Nov. 1727; m. 1754, Jane,
dau. of James Brown, of Edmonstone, co. Lanark. Mr.
Tweedie d. 6 March, 1803, and his widow in 1809. They had,
with others who d. young,

Adam Ewart, Capt. in the army, bapt. 28 Oct. 1758, d. uinn.
shortly before liis father.
Lawrence, of whom presently.

Elizaberh, or Eethia, b. 31 May, 1766 ; m. Thomas Tweedie,
of Patervan, co. Peebles, and had issue.
Margaret, bapt. 6 March, 1763; to. 1779, John Anderson, of
Cramalt, co. Peebles, and had issue.
Anne, bapt. 14 Sept. 1771 ; m. 13 April, 1792, John Craw-
ford, merchant in Leith, and had issue.
Christian, bapt. 29 May, 1774; m. Thomas Stodart, of Car-
drona Mains, co. Peebles, and d. 14 June, 1806, leaving
George, aftenvards of Oliver.

Thomas, m. 1828, Robina Ker Aitchison, and had issue.
Jamt'S, of Walston Place, co. Lanark, m. 1831, Janet,
Liddell, elder (iau. and co-heir of Andrew Steele, of Cross-
wood Hill, CO. Edinburgh, and left Thomas, of Crosswood
Hill, and others.

Lawrence, m. Mary Ann Middleton, and left issue.
Jane, m. 1H36, Thomas Aitchison, Brewer in Edinburgh,
and had issue.
Mr. Thomas Stodart m. 2ndly, 1809, Anne Lawson, dau. of
Lawrence Brown, of Edmondstone, co. Lanark, by Anne,
dau. of John Lawson, of Cairnmuir, co. Peebles, and by her
had a dau. Anne Lawson Stodart, to. Eey. William Camp-
bell. Mr. Stodard d. 25 May, 1820.
The 2nd son,

Lawrence Tweedie, of Oliver and of Holmshaw, co. Dum-
fries, 6. 31 May, 1766, settled his estate by disposition, 22
Jan. 1834, on his nephew, George Stodart, and d. unm. 25
Jan. 1837.

George Tweedie-Stodart, of Oliver and Holmshaw, Writer
to the Signet, b. 13 Oct. 1799 ; m. 1833, Mary Wilson, dau. of
Alexander Paul, Esq., and Elizabeth his wife, sister and co-
heir of Francis Wilson, of Stroquhan, co. Dumfries, and by
her (who d. 9 Oct. 1844) had
Thomas, of whom presently.

George, Writer to the Signet, d. unm. 23 May, 1882.
Alexander, M.D. James.


Mr. Tweedie-Stodart d. 26 Aug. 1869, and was s. by his eldest

Thomas Tweedie-Stodart, of Oliver and Holmshaw, J.P.,
6.1838; m. 11 July, 1871, Elcanora Littledale, dau. of Eev.
John Dick, of Tweedsmuir, and has issue.

The male representation of the family passed in 1837 to the

branch descended from TiiOMAS Tweedie, of Quarter, 6. 6
Dec. 1691 ; ra. Mary, dau. of Alexander Stevenson, of Smith-
field, CO. Peebles, and co-heir of her brother, Alexander Ste-
venson, of Smithfield, Sheriff Depute of the co., y/ho d. s. p.
18 Dec. 1788. They had issue,
Alexander, his heir.

Marion, m. Alexander Welsh, of Patervan ; their discendaut
is the present liev. William Welsh, of Mossfennan, co.

Christian, m. John Tweedie, of Stanhope, and had issue.
Anne, m. 18 June, 1766, Hev. Charles Nisbet, D.D., of Mont-
rose, and d. 12 May, 1807.

Jane, m. 1769, George Stodard, of Walston Plaee, co. Lanark,
and d. 6 June, 1812; her only child who married was
Thomas Stodart, husband of Christian Tweedie, of Oliver.
Mary, m. 5 Dec, 1771, David Stodart Easton, of Dunsyre,
and had issue.

Mr. Tweedie d. 9 Feb. 1776, and his widow 3 Feb. 1784, aged
SO. His son,

Alexander Tweedie, of Quarter, m. 20 Dec. 1782, Anne,
eldest dau. of Michael Carmiehael, of Eastend, co. Lanark,
and by (who d. 11 March, 183G, aged 77) had issue,
Thomas Stevenson, of Quarter.
Michael, d. 30 April, 1789.

Maurice, Lieut.-Gen. H.E.I.C.S., 6. 2 Oct. 1787; m. 9 Nov.
1819, Elizabeth, dau. of Alexander Gardiner, of Ladykirk,
CO. Ayr, by Anne, dau. of John Loch, of Uachan, co. Peebles,
and d. 1867, leaving issue.
Alexander, b. 14 June, 1789 ; d. unm.

Michael, Capt. R.A., b. 11 Nov. 1791: to. 1826, Frances,
dau. of Richard Walter Forbes, of Eolvenden, Kent, and
had issue.
John, b. 23 Sept. 1799.
Mary Hay, 6. 2 April, 1794.

Anne, b. 17 Feb. 1796; m. — Newbiggin, Esq., and had

He d. 13 Feb. 1803, aged 57, and was s. by bis son,

Thomas Stevenson Tweedie, of Quarter, Physician-General
H.E.I.C.S., D.L., CO. Peebles, b. 19 April, 1784, who became
heir-male of Oliver in 1837. He added largely to the estate
by the purchase of Rachan, Glenrath, and Wrae, a former pos-
session of the Tweedies, &c., »i. Benjamina, dau. of Charles
Mackay, Esq., and d.ll March, 1855, having had issue,
James, now of Eachan, Quarter, &c.

Charles, m. April, 1865, Ada Frances, eldest dau. of David
Cunliffe, Esq., Bengal C.S., and has issue.
William Thomas, TO. April, 1864, Mary, only child of Francis
Cope, Esq., and has issue.
Mina, to. Dec. 1862, John Swift, Esq. of Keoltown, co. West-
meath, and has issue.
Annie Elizabeth, m. May, 1868, Charles Eingwood, Esq.,

C.E., of Bengal.
Mary Hay, m. April, 1879, Douglas W. GifTord, Esq.
Seat— Eachan House, Biggar, and Hall Manor, Peebles.


TwEMLOW, Thomas Fletcher, Esq. of Betley
Court, CO. Stafford, and The Hill, Sandbach, co.
Chester, J. P. and D.L., Chairman of Quarter Ses-
sions CO. Stafford, and County Alderman, Barrister
at-Law of Lincoln's Inn, M.A. Ch. Ch. Oxford, b.
25 Aug. 1819; m. 12 July, 1849, Eliza Anne, eldest
dau. of William Paynter, Esq. of Eichmond,

Liineage. — George Twemlow, Esq. of Arclyd, co. Ches-
ter, 6. 1631 ; TO. 16G2, Mary Lingard, granddau. and sole hefr
of William Lingard (who purchased an estate in ArclyU temp.
James I. ; the present Mr. Twemlow is now the Lord of the
Manor of Arclyd), and had issue,

I. John, his heir.

II. Joseph (Rev.), of Dursley, co. Gloucester, d. t.p. 1748.
m. Nathan (Eev.), of Arclj'd, d. s. p. 1714.

Mr. Twemlow d. 1711, and was s. by his eldest eon,

John Twemlow, Esq. of Arclyd, m. 1658, Mary, dau. of
James Poole, and had issue,

I. George, his heir.

II. Joseph (Rev.), of Etwall, co. Derby, Rector of Morley,
CO. Derby ; d. i.-p- 1778.

III. Wilham, d. young.

The eldest son,

George Twemlow, Esq. of Arclyd, b. 1703 ; m. 1727, Mary,
dau. of F'raneis Parrott, Esq., and by her (who d. 1753) had

I. Francis, d. s.p. 1776.

II. John, of Arclyd, b. 1730 ; to. Ann, dau. of James Whalley ;
and d. Aug. 1789, leaving issue,






1 TnoMAs. ot Liverpool, andLiseard, eo. Chester, m. Eliza-
bftli. Uau. of William Hamilton, Esq. (of the family of
Grange o/co. Ai/r), and left issue, liEV. William Hamil-
ton TWEMLOW. Kector of Baheary, Somerset, in. Ellen,
onlv dau. of Rev. Joseph Hordern (whose mother was
co-heir of Kev. Josoph Ward, Vicar of Prostbury, co.
Chester), and d. 9 April, 1S79, having had issue, Walter
Hamilton Tnemlow, if. ,■;. p., and three daus.

2 John, HI. Sarah, dau. of John Twiss. Esq., and leftisaue,
George. Major-Gen. in the Indian army, m. Anna Maria,
dau. of Edward D'Oyley, Esq., and li having had issue,
three sons and five daus. ; George, the eldest 8on,ra. his
cousin, Georgiana Hamilton Twemlow, dau. of Rev. W.
H. Twemlow.

m. George, of The Hill, Sandbach, &. Aug. 1736; d.imm.
29 Jan. 1 SOS.

rv. Thomas, of whom we treat.
V. Joseph, (/. 1765. vi. William, d. youag.

The 4th son,

Thomas Twemlow, Esq. of The Hill, Sandbach, co. Chester,
b. IS Nov. 173S ; ??!. 1st. Abigail, dau. of John Marc, Esq., by
whom he had George, Catherine, and Ann. The two first
./. young, and Ann, d. unm. Dec. 1S52. He m. 2ndly, 21 Sept.
1778, Mary, dau. and co-heir of Kev. Joseph Ward, M.A.,
Vicar of Trestbury, co. Chester, and had by her,

I. Thomas, of Peatswood, co. Stafford, J. P., D.L., and High
Sheriff CO. Stafford 1830, b. 3 July, 1782; m. 9 Aug. 1828,
Harriet Frances, dau. of Edward Townsend, of Wincham,
CO Chesu-r, and d. s. p. 1 May, 1872.

II. Francis, of Betley Court.

I. Mary, d. unm. 28 Nov. 1860.
Mr. Twemlow d. 1801. His 2nd son,

Francis Twemlow, Esq. of Betley Court, for twenty-three
years Chairman of the Quarter Sessions co. Stafford, b. 16 Aug.
1783; in. '2.1 June, 1814, Elizabeth, dau. of SirThomas Fletcher,
1st Bart, of Betley Court, by whom (who d. 18 July, 1863) he
left at his decease, 10 March, 1865,

I. Thomas Fletcher, now of Betley Court, and The Hill,

II. Francis Cradock (Rev.), of Peatswood, ("J. 7 Oct. 1818 (d.
Nov. 1879): 1/i. 11 Jan. 1848, Charlotte dau. of K. Wilbra-
ham, of Rode, co. Chester, by whom (who d. liir.2) he had
a son, Francis Randle, m. lst,17 Dec. 1878, Evelyn Harriet,
2nd dau. of Sir John 1 homas Bullcr Duckworth, 2nd Bart,
(she d. 1880), and 2ndly, 1882, Annie May Gertrude, only
child of Rev. E. Lewis, and a dau. m. Rev. George Bolney
Browne, and has issue, two sons.

III. John Fletcher, b^ 29 March, 1826 ; m. Jessie Barbara,
dau. of Rev. John Armitstead, Vicar of Sandbach, and d. s. j).
14 Nov. 1874.

I. Mary Ann, m. 20 June, 1837, the late Rev. Charles Smith
Koyds, Rector of Haughton, co. Stafford, and left issue, four
sons and four daus.

II. Anastdsid, m. July, 1868, Rev. Thomas Burne, Rector of
Norbury, co. Stafford, who d. s. p. 1887.

III. Elizabeth, ni. i Dec. 1855, Rev. Charles Whately, late
Rector of Taplow, co. Buckingham.

Arms — .\z., two bars engrailed or, charged with three boars'
heads couped erect sa. Crest — A parroquet standing on the
stump of a tree, a branch sprouting therefrom, allppr. Motto
— Nee cunctando nee temere agendo.

Scats—Betley Court, Crewe, co. Stafford ; and The Hill,
Sandbach, co. Chester.


Twi.?s, Ha.stings, Esq. of Birdhill House, co.
Tippenxry, M.D., J.P., b. 1817 ; m. 27 Sept. 1855,
Sarah, dau. and co-heir of Capt. Stirton, H.E.I.C.S.,
of Earlswood House, Surrey, and has issue,

I. Egbert George Edward, late Lieut. 6th Dragoon Guards,
Berved with his regt. in the three Afghan campaigns
■Vi78, 1879, 1880, and was present at the battle of Dacka,
and took part in the expeditions against Wazier Kail
(medal and clasp), b. 1856; to. 16 Nov. 1881, Alice
Elizabeth, eldest dau. of Major Edward Henry Drake,
late Northumberland Fusiliers.

II. Hastings Stirton, d. young.

III. Arthur Ormsby, d. young.

IV. William, d. young.

I. Sarah Elizabeth Letitia.

II. Emily Alice Moore, m. 14 April, 1891, Rev. Alexander
Thomas, Rector of Nenagh, co. Tipperary, and d. 10 Feb.

Liineag'e. — The first of this family who settled in Ireland
at the close of the reign of Cuakles 1. was

Richard Twiss, Esq. of Killintierna, J. P. co. Kerry, and, as
agent to Herbert, Earl of Powis, lived in the castle of Castle
I:,land. He in. Frances Broderick, a near relative of the Earl
of Powis, and had issue,

I. Francis, his hoir.

II. Robert, m. Dorah Parsons (of the Cragbeg family), co.

III. George, m. Arabella Cooper, co. Limeiick.

IV. Richard, who returned to England, and was ancestor of
Richard Twiss, Esq. (the author of Travels in Euiope\
also of tlie family settled in Holland, of several officers of
E.A. and K.E., and of Horace Twiss, Esq.

I. Jane, to. Francis Radley, Esq. of Knockerowr, co. Cork.
The eldest son,

Francis Twiss, Esq. of Killintierna, vi. Jane Parsons, of co.
Limerick, and had (with two daus.) a son,

Martin Twiss, Esq. of Killintierna, m. Catherine, dau. of
John Williams, Esq. of Gortaclea, in the same co., and had

I. Francis, d. unm. ; will dated 29 April, 1734.

II. Robert, his heir.

III. William, m. Avice, dau. of John Godfrey, Esq. of Bal-
lingamboon, co. Kerry, and had issue,

1 William, in. his first cousin, Henrietta Godfrey.

1 Catherine, to. Ddvid Fitzgerald, Esq. of Adrival, co.
Kerry, and had issue.

2 Dorcas, m. Caleb Palmer, Esq.

3 Jane, d. unm. 1841.

4 Avice, TO. Richard Purcell, Esq. of Gurtnaconroe, co.

IV. George, to. Eliza, dau. of — Day, Esq. of The Manor, co.
Kerry, and had issue, two sons, Francis and Edward, and
two daus., TO. Mason and Shewell, Esqs.

V. Richard, m. 2 July, 1756, Eliza, 2nd dau. and co-heir of
Thomas Radley, Esq. of Knockerowr, co. Cork, and had
one son, Martin, m. Eliza, dau. of — Nugent, Rsq.

VI. John, TO. Eliza, dau. of Arthur Bastable, Esq. of Moha-
liffe Castle, co. Kerry, and had a son, William.

I. Ellen, m. John Mari-hall, Esq. of Riverville, co. Kerry.

II. Mary, m. — Williams, Esq.

Mr. Twiss (whose will, dated 4 Nov. 1742, was proved in
Tralee 174.'3) was s. by his 2nd, but eldest surviving son,

Robert Twiss, Esq. of Killintierna, m. Dorcas, dau of John
Godfrey, Esq. of Ballingamboon, co. Kerry, by Dorcas his
wife, dau. of Henry Blenncrhasset, Esq. (aunt of Sir Rowland
Blennerhassett, 1st Bart, of Blennerville), and d. 29 Jan.
1771, leaving (with two daus., Catherine, m. William Hilliard,
Esq., and Avice, to. Thomas Marshall, Esq. of Riverville, co.
Kerry) one son,

George Twiss, Esq. of Cordell House and Anna, co. Kerry,
m. 11 Jan. 1773, Honoria, dau. of William Meredith, of Dicks-
grove, CO. Kerry, by Marian, dau. of Maurice Fitzgerald, Knt.
of Kerry, and niece of Maurice Crosbie, 1st Lord Brandon, and
had issue,

I. Robert, his heir.

II. William Meredith, Capt. Kerry Militia, m. his cousin,
Letitia, eldest dau. of Col. James Crosbie, of Bajlyheige
Castle, CO. Kerry, M.P., and Governor of that co. Mrs.
Twiss d. March, 1838, and he d. s. p. 28 Aug. 1844.

III. Francis, b. 1784; to. Margaret Ruth, dau. of Edward
CoUis, Esq. of Lismore, co. Kerry, and had issue, a son,
Francis, deceased, and four daus.

I. Marion, to. William Hunt Forster, Esq.

II. Dorcas, m. Arthur Blennerhassett, Esq. of Eallyseedy,
CO. Kerry, and had issue.

III. Margaret, m. James Hilliard, Esq. of Ballyhogan, co.

IV. Lucinda, m. Basil Bromfield, Esq. of Irvy, Queen's Co.

Mr. Twiss d. 2 April, 1802, during his shrievalty of co. Kerry,
and was s. by his eldest son,

Robert Twiss, Esq. of Cordell House, and Anna, co. Kerry,
and latterly of Parteen, co. Tipperary, b. 26 Sept. 1777, J. P. co.
Kerry, and High Sheriff of that co. 1802-3 ; to. 5 June, 1804,
Elizabeth, dau. of Robert Atkins, Esq. of Firville, co. Cork, by
whom (who d. 1865) he had issue,

I. George, his heir.

II. Robert Atkins, of Parteen, co. Tipperary, M.D. to. Jan.
1841, Frances, dau. of Richard Phillips, Esq. of Mount
Rivers, co. Tipperary, and great-niece of Henry Deane
Grady, Esq., and d. Feb. 1848, leaving issue, one dau.
Frances Margaret, who d. unn. July, 1864.

III. Hastings, successor to his brother.

IV. Arthur Ormsby (llev.;, d. ■unm. June, 1848.

I. Maria Hastings, d. 23 June, 1869.

II. Diana Sackville, d. 1815.
ill. Dorcas Georgiana.

IV. Letitia Crosbie.

v. Margaret Ormsby, m. 1858, Richard R. Fulton. Esq.,
eldest son of the late Col. James Forrest Fulton, K.H., by
Frances Penelope his wife, dau. of Richard Bowyer Atkins,
Esq. of Braywick Grove, Berks.

Mr. Twiss d. May, 1851, and was s. by his eldest son,

George Twiss, Esq. of Birdhill, co. Tipperary, b. 1807 ; whc
became possessed of Birdhill by deed of gift from his aunt,
Margaret, 4th dau. of the late Robert Atkins, Esq. of Firville,





CO. Cork, and widow of Arthur Ormsby, Esq. of Birdhill, who
left her that estate at her sole disposal. Had. uii;n.26 Nov.
1878, and was s. by his only surviving brother, Hastings
Twiss, now of Birdhill.

Scats —Birdhill House, co. Tipperary, and Knockduff, co.


Ttlden, Eichaed James, Esq. of The Manor
House, Milsted, co. Kent, J.P., Capt. Eoyal East
Kent Yeomanry, b. 5 Aug. 1852 ; s. Iws father 1875 ;
m. 1879, Edith Marion, youngest dau. of Frederic
Jones, Esq., and has issue,

James Eichaed, b. 26 April, 1889.
Mary Eleanor, b. 10 Nov. 1882.

Lineage.— The family of Tylden, one of great antiquity,
has been seated in Kent for several centuries. Of the three
distinct branches into which it separated, the eldest became
possessed of Milsted in that co. ; the second removed into
Sussex, and one of its members emigrating, founded the
numerous Tildens of America, while the youngest branch
settled at Ifield. The family anciently possessed lands in the
parishes of Brenchley, Otterden, Kennington, and Tilman-
stone, and so far back as the reign of Edward III. it is stated
that William Tylden paid aid for lands in Kent when the Black
Prince was knighted.

Kichaed Ttlden, Esq., son of William Tylden, by Elizabeth
his wife, dau. of James Tonge, and a descendant of the Worm-
sell branch, purchased, 16 Sept. 9 Charles I., from Edward
Chute, Esq.of Bethersden, the manor and advowson of Milsted,
Kent. He m. Elizabeth, dau. of John Toke, Esq. of Godlinton
(of consanguinity to Archbishop Chichele, founder of All
Souls' College) and had issue. Mr. Tylden d. 1659, and was s.
by his eldest son,

William Ttlden, Esq. of Mil

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