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cross crosslet sa.
2ad, Dohertt : An arm, in armour, embowed ppr., charged

with a cross crosslet fitchde, the hand grasping a scimitar also
ppr. Molto — Veritas vincit omnia.
6't((t— Well Head, Halifax, co. York.


Waters, Wallscourt Hely IltrTCHiNSON',
Major R.A., h. 6 Nov. 1855, Military Attache at
St. Petersburg.

Liineagre— Thomas Waters, Esq., J.P. co. Carmarthen
(son of Thomas Waters. Esq. of Penally Court, co. Pembroke,
stated to have been of the family of Sir Richard Waters, father
of the celebrated Lucy Waters, of the court of Charlks II.),
m. Slartha, sister of Philip Prothroe, Esq. of Bristol, and had

Thomas, of whom presently.

I'lObert, J. P., m. Miss Reynolds, of Salop.


John, J.P., m. Harriet, dau. of R. T. Dixie, Esq. of Gellydg,

CO. Carmarthen, brother of Sir Beaumont Joseph Dixie,


The eldest son,

Thomas Waters, Esq., m. Miss Ormond, of Tryncwydd, co.
Pembroke, and had (with three other daus.),

Thomas, of Sarnau.

Edward, M.D.. Chester, to. 19 Aug. 1837, Georgina, youngest
dau. of the Hon. and Rev. Lorenzo Hely Hutchinson, and <^
Nov. 1891, leaving a son, Wallscourt Hely Hutchinson,
present representative, and two daus.

Robert, of Sarnau, m. Louisa, dau. of George Thompson,
Esq., son of Ross Thomson, Esq. of Lawreneetown, co.
Down, and has two sons, Robert and Edward, and two
daus., Jane Louisa Mary, m. Jo.speh Lytt.Ielon Rogers, Esq.,
Resident Magistrate, Longford; and Agnes Dorothea, mi.
Henry Taylor, Col. Control Dept.

Mary, m. Heniy Edwardes Hill, Esq., Capt. in the army.

The eldest son,

Tho.mas Waters, Esq. of Sarnau, co. Carmarthen, J. P., h.
1810 ; and d. s. p. Aug. 1891.

Arms — Erm., a griffin segre.ant within a bordure engrailed
az. CreH—\ demi-griffin az. Motto— lionoi pietas.

/Seuf— Sarnau, co. Carmarthen.


Wateeton, Chares Edmund Maria Joseph
Aloysius Pius, Esq. of Deeping Waterton, eo.
Lincoln, h. 10 June, 1863 ; in. 1890, Josephine dau.
of the lute John Rock, Esq. of Northbank, Sheptou
Mallet ; he s. his father 18S7, and has issue,

A son, b. 18 Nov. 1893.

Liineage.— Waterton or 'Watertun, is mentioned in
Domesday Book as having a Hall and a earucate of land.
Together with other lands in the soke of Croule, it became,
soon after tlie Conquest, the property of the Abbey of Selby,
and between the years 1159-1170, when Gilbert was Abbot of
that Monastery, it was called a vil, and given by him, as
appears by his charter, to Reiner, the son of Norman de Nor-
manebi, he paying the yearly rent of twelve shillings on the
feast of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

Sir Robert Waterton was a Crusader at the battle of
Ascalon, 1191, and there is a tradition that he took, with his
own hand, three Paynim standards, and that Richard Ccedk-
DE-LioN granted to him and his posterity to bear, as a charge
on their shield, over all, three crescents sa.

William Waterton was dead in 1255 ; his widow Dyonisia,
was then living as appears from an entry on tlie Rotuli
Firdum, 29 Henry III. He had two sons,
Reinar, Lord of Waterton, mentioned in the Rot. Hundred,
Idlb. He was ancestor of the great historic House of
Waterton of Waterton, of which were two brothers. Sir
John Waterton, one of the heroes of Agincoun (with whose
dau. and heiress Waterton passed to the Babthorpes of Bab-
tlioi|ie), and Sir Robert, Ambassador to France, temp.
Henry V. The senior line is now extinct.
Richard, of whose line we treat.

Richard, the brother of Reiner, the Lord of Waterton, was
living 1281, in which year he was witness to a charter of his
brother. His son and heir,

John Waterton, ra. Matilda, dau. of John Amyos, and had

John Waterton, to. Audrey, dau. and heiress of Jordan
Raineville, and had a son and heir,

Richard Watehton, in. Constance, the dau. and heiress of





Sir William Ashenall, and thus became Lord of Walton and
Cawthorne, jure uxoris. Their son,

Sib Robert Waterton, Knight of the Shire for co. York 13
Henry VI., and High Sheriff 1448, m. Agnes, dau. of Sir Guy
Fairfax, and had issue, Sir John ; and Elizabeth, m. Sir
Nicholas Wortley, of Wortley. The son and heir,

Sir John Waterton, m. Elizabeth, dau. of Sir John Saville,
of Thornhill, and had issue, Robert; and Maude, m. Sir
Thomas Metham, of Metham. The son and heir,

Robert Waterton, of Walton, to. Mary, dau. of John
Langton, Esq. of Hudlestone, near Sherborne, and had issue.

Sir Robert Waterton, of Walton, to. Muriel, dau. of
Sir Francis Leeke, of Sutton, co. Derby, by whom he had
issue, Sir Thomas ; Susan, m. Nicholas Palmes, Esq. of
Naburn. Sir Robert to. 2ndly, Joane, dau. and heir of
AVilliam Everingham, Esq., but by her had no issue. The son
and heir,

Sir Thomas Waterton, of Walton, High Sheriff of co. York,
temp. Queen Mart, and one of Her Majesty's Hon. Council of
the North, as well as a Justice of the Peace for West Riding,
m. Joane, dau. of Sir Richard Tempest, Knt., and had

Richard, m. Margaret, dau. of Robert Swift, Esq. of Rother-
ham ; but d. s. p. v. p.

Thomas, of whom presently.


Kosaraond, m. John Pilkington, Esq.

Matilda, m. Thomas Savile, Esq. of Hallingedge.

Agnes, m. Henry Everingham, Esq. oi Stainburgh.

Dionjsia, in. Frances Metham, Esq.

Elizabeth, m. Edward Percy, successor and heir of Jocclyn
Percy, 4th son of Henry Percy, K.G., Sih Ea'l of Northum-
berland. Thomas Percy, their 2nd son was Constable of
Alnwick Custle, and one of the conspirators in the Gun-
powder Plot.
The 2nd son,

Thomas Waterton, Esq. of Walton, who, on the death of his
brother became heir to his father, to. Beatrix, dau. and co-
heiress of Edward Retswolde, of The Vache, Bucks, and had
issue, Thomas ; Edward; Richard; George, m. Jane, dau. of
Henry Grier, Esq. of Sandall : Anne, to. Sir Cotton Gargrave,
Knt. of Kingsley; Jane, in. Robert Waterhouse, Esq. of
Sliibden Hall; and Frances, m. Leonard West, Esq. of Burgh-

Thomas Waterton, Esq. of Walton, son and heir of
Thomas, to. Mary, dau. of Sir John Draycott, Knt. of Payns-
ley, CO. Stafford, and had issue, Thomas and John. The elder

Thomas Waterton, Esq. of Walton, m. 1st, Anne, dau.
of Sir Henry Slingsby, Knt. of Scriven, by whom he had

Robert. John.


Priscilla, 7/1. Thomas Beckwith, Esq. of Ayketown.

Elizabeth, m. Krancis Metham, Esq. of Elslnck.

Mary, ia. 1st, William Ramsden, o! Lossell Hall ; and 2ndly,
Sir Thomas Smith, Knt. of Broxton, brother to Isc Lord
Carington, of co. Lancaster.


Anne, m. Frances Middleton, Esq.

Mr. Waterton to. 2ndly, Bridget, widow of Charles Markham,
Esq., but by her had no issue. The son and heir,

Robert Waterton, of Walton, m. Anne, dau. and lieiress
of Charles Markham, but d. s. j). v. p. His widow m. 2ndly,
Sir John Middleton ; and 3rdly, Francis Neville, of Chivet, co.

Thomas Waterton, Esq. of Walton, 3rd son of Thomas
Waterton (his 2nd brother, John, havmg d. unm.), after the
death of the above-named Robert, without issue became heir
male to his father, Thomas. He to. Alice Wetherby, widow of
Edward Clarke, Esq. of Winterset, and had issue,

Thomas Waterton, Esq. of Walton, son and heir, m. Cathe-
rine, dau. of Nicholas Fairfax, Esq. of Gilling, by whom he
had issue. The eldest son and heir,

Charles Waterton, Esq. of Walton, to. 1st, Anne, dau.
of Sir William Gerard, 4th Bart, of Brin, by whom he had

Charles, his heir.

Thomas, b. 4 June, 1701 ; admitted into the Society of Jesus,
1721 ; was for many years in the Mission, in the Diocese of
Durham ; and d. Aug. 1766.

Anne, a nun.
Mr. Waterton m. 2ndly, Sarah Baynham, by whom he had no
issue ; and 3rdly, Anne, dau. of William Poole, Esq., broiher
ef Sir James Poole, 1st Bart, of Poole, co. Chester, by whom he
had issue, Robert; Joseph: Francis a Jesuit, admitted 1734 ;
and Catherine. The eldest son and heir,

Charles Waterton, Esq. of Walton, was imprisoned in York
Castle, on account of his well-known loyalty to the royal House
of the Stcarts. He to. Anne, dau. of Cliristopher Cresacre
More, Esq. of Barnborough, co. York, 6th in descent from Sir
Thomas More, Lord Chancellor of England, temp. Henry VIIJ.,
and had issue,

I. Thomas.

II. Charles, admitted into the Society of Jesus, 1762 ;
drowned whilst bathing at Blankerburg, near Bruges, 5
Aug. 1773.

III. Christopher, of Woodlands, co. Y'ork, who possessed
estates in Demerara, m. Anne, dau. of John Waddell,M.U.,
and widow of Edward Birmingham, Esq., by whom he had

1 Robert, <?. unm.

2 George, in the Austrian service, to. Matilda, nee Baroness
de Barco.

3 Henry, m. Isabella, 2nd dau. of William Wallace Ogle,
Esq. of Cawsey Paik, NorthU'.iiberland, and had issue,
Charles; Bertram Robert; George Webb (Rev.); and
Frances, to. Edward Seymour Ball-Hughes, Esq.

1 Matilda, m. Edmund, 2nd son of William Jermingham,
Esq. of Cossey, Norfolk.

2 Agnes, m. Charles Bedingfeld, Esq., 2nd son of Sir
Henry Bedingfeld, Bart, of Oxburgh.

The son and heir,

Thomas Waterton, Esq. of Walton, m. Anne, dau. and
eventually sole heiress of Edward Bedingfeld, Esq., 2nd son
of Sir Henry A. Bedingfeld, 3rd Bart. ; and by her had issue,
Charles ; Thomas, settled in France, d. unm. 1854; Edward,
d. unm. 1846 , W^illiam, of the Society of Jesus, d. 18 .Jan.
1852 ; Christopher, (/. young ; and Helen, m. Robert Carr, Esq.,
but d. s. p. 1840. The eldest son and heir,

Charles Waterton, Esq. of Walion, co. York, b. 12 June,
1782; TO. U May, 1829, Anne, 2nd dau. of Charles Ednion-
stone, of Cardress Park, co. Dumbarton, 12th in male descent
from Sir William Edmonstone, who to. the Princess Mary,
dau. of Robert 111., and 13th from Sir John Edmonstone, who
m. the Princess Isabel, dau. of Ror.ERT II. of Scotland. By
this lady (who d. 27 April, 1830) he had an only son,

Edmund, late representative of the ancient House of W'ater-


Mr. Waterton d. 27 May, 1865. His only son,

Edmdnd \Vaterton, Esq. of Deeping Waterton, eo. Lincoln,
late of Walton Hall, co. York, Privy Chamberlain to his
Holiness Pius IX., from whom he received the Order of Christ,
1858, Kniglitof St. John of Jerusalem, J. P. and D.L. West
Ruling, CO. York, F.S.A., M.R.A.I., 6. 7 April, 1830; m. 1st,
20 Aug. 1862, Margaret Alicia Josephine, 2nd dau. and co-
heir of Sir John Ennis, 1st Bart, of Ballinahown Manor,
CO. Westmeath, and by her (who d. at Cannes, 26 Dec. 1879)
had issue,

I. Charles Edmund Maria Joseph Aloysics Pius, now of
Deeping W^aterton.

II. Thomas More Mary Joseph Pius, of Johnstone, Enfield,
and Martinstown, co. Meath, 6. 8 July, 18i6.

I. Mary Paula Pia, b. 3 Dec. 1864, a Canoness Regular of St.
August ne at Bruges.
If. Agnes Mary Pia, 6. 17 Aug. 1866.

III. AmabU Mary Godelieva Pia, b. 14 May; d. 26 Sept.

IV. Josephine Mary Everilda Pia, i. 12 March, 1871.

He m. 2ndly, 15 Nov. 1881, Helen, only child of John Mercer,
Esq., J. P., of Alston Hall, Lancashire, and d. 1887, having had
further issue,

V. Monica Mary Colette Paula, &. 3 Aug. 1884.

^rws— Barry of six erm. and gu., over all three crescent sa.
Crest— An otter passant, holding in its mouth a pike all ppr.
J/o<«o— 33cttEC kinSe frcmbti than frcma knue.

Seat— Deeping Waterton Hall, Market Deeping, Lincolnshire.


Watkins, Chaeles FitzGerald, Esq. of Badby
House, CO. Northampton, late Lieut. Scots Greys, b.
31 Aug. 1852.

Liineag'e. — This family trace their descent from William
of Wykeham, through the families of Rushworth and

John Rushworth, of Northampton, to. Jane DMnvers, and
had issue one son and ten daus., one of whom, Alicia Rush-
Worth, in. Charles Watkins, of Daventry, and had a son,

Charles Watkins, to. 1st, Elizabeth Dobyns Abdams, by
whom he had issue,

He m. 2ndly, Sarah Lord, by whom he had iesue,





William, of Badhy House.

Sarah, m. Jliles Wvles, Esq. of Eyarth House, North Wales.

Seliiia, 111. John Francis Doxat, Esq.
He 111. 3rdly, Jliiry Plomer. The onI> son by liis 2nd wife,

William Watkins, Esq. of Badby House, 6. 17y5, J.P.
Kortliants, and Banker; m. ISll, Charlotte, dau. of David
Eattray, M.D., Coventry, and Rothesay, Isle of Bute, and
<l. IC July, 1S45, leaving issue, by her (who d. 9 Jan. IS51),

Charles William, late of Badby House.

Charlotte, d. uivn.

S.aiah, d. unni.

Eliza, )ii. Charles Poxat, her cousin, son of John Francis
Doxat, Esq., (/. 1S72.

Selina. »i. liev. Griffith Boynton, ind son of Sir Henry Boyn-
ton, ord Bart, of Burton Agues.

Lucv, d. uniii. Jane, d. unm.

Janetta. m. Rev. J. H. B. Green, of Normanton.

Dorothy, m. Rev. Thomas Vincent Pusey.

Emma. m. James Maconochie, Esq., Barrister-at-Law.

The eldest son,

Charles Willlam Watkins, Esq. of Badby House, J.P.
Xorthants, Lieut. oSth Regt., Capt. Northampton Militia,
6. 9 Oct. 1827 ; m. 6 Nov. 1851, Mary Mitchell, younger dau.
of Richard John TJniacke, Judge of the Supreme Court of
Nova Scotia (jn, Usiacke, of 3Iount Uniacke); and by her (who
<(. 29 Oct. 18C0) had issue,

Charles F itzgerald, of Badby House.

AVilliam Uniacke.

Helen Jlaiy Charlotte, m. Oct. 1887, Kev. G. N. Burning-
ham, 2nd son of H. Burningham, Esq. of Froyle House,
■Capt. Watkins d. 10 Dec. 1857.

Anns — Az., a fess vair between three leopards' faces jessant-
<le-lis or. Crest — A griffin's head erased gu. Motto — In portu

Heat — Badby House, near Daventry.


Watkins, Williams Bourne, Esq., present
Tepreseutative, b. 28 Oct. 1843.

Liineagre. — This family, which is stated to have been
•originally from co. Brecknock, settled in co. Worcester, circa

Gregory Watkins, 6. 13 Jan. 1G39 (son of John Watkins,
by Anne his wife) ; m. 19 June, 1666, AnneClieltham, and had,
■with other issue,

John, of whom presently.

Gregory, 6. 23 Feb. 16s2; 7;i. 27 July, 1714, Elizabeth Lea,
and had a son, Gregory, l>. 21 Dec. 1719, who m. 29 May,
1757, JIary, dau. of Henry Roberts, of Droitwich, and dyiny;
s. p. 10 bcpt. 1789, left his landed estates to John, son of
his kinsman, John Watkins, of Woodfield.
The elder son,

John Watkins, h. 5 Jan. 1669 ; m. 2 July, 1702, Mary, dau.
of Thomas Ellis, and, with other issue, was father of

John Watkins, 6. G April, 1703; 'in. 19 June, 1735, Anne,
•only child of John Dolphin, and had issue, John, of whom
pre.-ently; Gregory; William; and Thomas. The eldest

John Watkins, Esq. of Woodfield, &.'29 May, 1736 ; r.i.Mary,
<lau. of John Hill, of Stone, and had (with two daus., Mary
^nd Anne) one son,

John Watkins, Esq. of Woodfield, b. 6 Oct. 1770, who s.
17S9, to the estates of his kinsman, Gregory Watkins, of Hag-
ley. He m. 20 Sept. 1800, Mary, dau. of Robert Bourne, of
Shrawley, and had issue,

John Gregory, his heir.

William, of Beckford Hall, 6. 13 Feb. 1809; m. May, 1841,
Anne, dau. of William Amphlett, Esq., and d. Feb. 1852,
leaving a son, William Hubert, b. 14 Feb. 1843, Capt. 10th
Hussars, d. unm. 4 May, 18a2.

Mary, m. 8 Sept. 1836, Thomas Gardner, of The Chapel
Ombersley ; d. g. p. 1870.

Harriet, d. v.nrii. 1875.
Mr. Watkins d. 21 Nov. 1837, and was s. by his elder son,

John Gregory Watkins, Esq. of Woodfield, J, P. and D.L.,
Jligh .Sheriff lUbO, b. 4 June, 1803 ; ra. 9 Sept. 1834. Elizabeth
Eandal, only dau. of John Parker, Esq. of Balsall Heath, by
Elizabeth his wife, dau. of William Williams, Esq. of Perry,
Hartlebury, and by her (who d. 30 May, 1866) had issue,

I. John Gregory, of Lincoln's Inn, b. 17 Feb. 1837 ; d. unm.
5 Nov. I'e9.

II. Williams Bourne, h. 28 Oct. 1843.

I. Mary Elizabeth, /c. 13 Jan. 1866, Henry Colvilc Marindin,
of Lincoln's Inn and Calcutta, eldest son of the Kev. Samuel
Marindin, of Chesterton, Salop, by Isabella, eldest dau. of

Andrew Colvile, Esq. of Ochiltree and Craigllower, co. Fife,
he d. in Calcutta 7 May, 1872, leaving issue, 1 Aethuk
Henry, of Woodfield, h. 18 Aug. 1868; 1 Mary Isabel, 6. la
Calcutta, 16 April, 18G7; d. 1 Oct. 1868 ; 2 Edith Mary.
Jlr. Watkins d. 22 May, 1890, and left most of his property,
including Woodfield, to his grandson, A. H. Marindin, Esq.

Arras — Az., on a chevron between three escallops arg. as
many leopards' faces jcssant-de-lis gu. Crest — A talbot's head
arg. erased, and gorged with a collar of cinquefoils gu. Motto
— Klyddlawn Bunydd.

Ssctt— Woodfield, Ombersley, Droitwich.


Watkins, Helen Yuille, of Shotton Hall, co.
Salop, m. George Yuille Strang, Esq. who took the
additional surname of Watkins, and has issue,

Watkin James Yuille, h. 1867, educated at Eton and Cam-
bridge, B.A. (1891), called to the Bar (1892).

Xiineag'e. — The Watkins family have been resident at
Shotton since the 15th century, and entered their pedigree at
the Visitation of Salop, 1663. Many curious facts about this
family are narrated in Gough's History of Middle.

William Watkins, of Shotton (great-grandson of — Wat-
kins, who }/?. a dau. of Hoord, of Cotton), acquired Shotton in
1539 from Thomas Kynaston, Esq., and m. the dau. and heir-
ess of Trentham, of Wroxeter, by whom he had a son,

Homphrey Watkins, of Cotton, who in. Dorothy, dau. of
John Cartwright, of Hopton, gent., and had issue a son,

Francis Watkins, of Sliotton, whose will, dated in 1615,
directs that he " be buried in the chancel of Middle Church,
beside the bodies of my ancestors." His son,

William Watkins, of Shotton, Under-SherifFof Shropshire;
improved the old house at Shotton, and the lands. He m.
Elizabeth, dau. and heiress of Robert Lee, of Chester, gent.,
by whom (who was bur. at Middle, 30 April. 1657) he had

I. Francis, his heir.

II. George, of London, bapt. at Middle, 16 Dec. 1627 : m. and
had issue.

HI. William, bapt. at Middle, 7 Feb. 1629-30.

IV. Thomas, of London, d. unm.

V. Richard, of London, m. and had issue.

I. Elizabeth, bapt. 25 April, 1624; m. James Fowler, of

II. Jane, m. 15 Oct. 1654, Richard Poole, of Shrewsbury.

III. Susan, m. Richard Manning, of Gieat Berwick.

IV. Christabcll, ill. William Fowler, of London.

Jlr. William Watkins was bur. at Middle 9 Sept. 1653. His
eldest son,

F'RANcis Watkins, of Shotton, gent., a Captain in the
Parliamentary army, purchased lands at Tilloy Park, 7)!. at
Middle, 4 Oct. 1654, Mary, dau. of John Teage, of the Lea,
Pontesbury, and gianddau. and heiress of Richard Palmer, of
Hinton, and by her (who was re-iu. to Charles Dymock, and
afterwards to John Cotton, and was bur. at Middle, 24 Nov.
1697) he had issue,

I. William, his heir.

II. Francis, of .Shrewsbury, 6. 10 Oct. 1658; m. Mary,
of Collins Woolrich, gent.. Alderman of Shrewsbury, and
had issue, Surah and Elizabeth.

III. John, of Bristol, bapt. 30 Oct. 1662 ; to. Elizabeth, dau.
of William Hollier, of Wolverhampton.

I. Elizabeth, b. 10 Aug. 1655; m. 24 Dec. 1685, John Joyce,
of Cuckstrutt, and of Kenwick Park Lodge.

II. Mary, bapt. at Middle, 23 Sept. 1660 ; m. 1st, — Blinshall,
of Wellington; 2ndly, John lioe, of Prees ; and Brdly,
Charles Mason, of Rauton Abbey.

Mr. Francis Watkins was bur. at Middle, 23 March, 1663. His
eldest son,

William Watkins, of Shotton, gent., bapt. at Middle, 26 Jan.
1656; m. in 1681, Elizabeth, dau. of John Edwards, of Great
Ness, CO. Salop, by Dorothy his wife, dau. of Thomas Barnes,
of the Lowe {see Edwards of Ness Stranyc), and by her (who
was bur. at Middle, 25 Aug. 1727) he had issue,

I. Francis, bapt. 6 Mai eh, 1689, and bur. 10 Aug. 1706.

II. William, bapt. 23 Oct., and bur. 23 Nov. 1691.

III. John, his heir.

IV. Thomas, of Ely, gent., registrar of the Diocese of Ely,
bapt. 17 Jan. 1698 ; vi. Blartha, widow of Rev. John Down-
ing, Rector of Cotton.

V. William, d. unm.

I. Elizabeth, d. an infant.

II. l>orothy, bapt. 27 Dec. 1683; m. Richard Groome, gent.

III. Mary, bapt. 13 July, 1685; m. 17 Dec. 1713, John Em-
brey, of Grinsill.

IV. Susanna, bapt. 7 Dec. 1696 ; m. — Jones.





V. Elizabeth, d. 1706.

VI. Ann, bur. 27 Aug. 1706.

VII. Sarah, bapt. 25 March, 1705 ; m. Thomas Mollyneux.

i\rr. William Watkins d. 12, and was bur. 15 Sept. 1731, at
Middle. His eldest surviving son,

John Watkins, of Shotton, gent., bapt. 3 May, 1693 ; m.
JClizabeth, dau. of Eichard Betton, Esq. of Great Berwick,
by Dorothy his wife, dau. of Edward Lloyd, Esq. of Leaton
iuiulls (which two memoirs see), by whom he had issue,

I. John, d. young ; bur. 10 April, 1740.

II. KiCHARD, his heir.

jir. William Watkins, of Leicester, bapt. at Middle 30 March,
1736 ; d. 30 May, and was bur. at Middle 3 June, 1791. He
ni. Mary, dau. of — Bowker, by whom he had issue, a son,
Watkin, of Shotton, who in 1792, s. his uncle in the

IV. Thomas, bapt. at Middle 7 June, 1737 ; m. Christian,
dau. of John Hutton, Esq., J. P. for co. Lanark, and had
issue, a son,
James, who s. to Shotton in 1849, under the will of his
cousin Watkin, and of whom presently.
•V. Edward, bapt. at Middle 25 April, 1739 ; jh. and had
issue, a son, Edward, Major in the 65th Eegt.

VI. Betton, rf. «.p.

VII. James, bapt. 26 April, 1748; bur. 19 Aug. 1749.

I. Elizabeth, d. young.

II. Dorothy, bur. 23 Jan. 1756.

III. Elizabeth, d. young.

IV. Mary, bapt. 28 June, 1740; d. young.

V. Mary.

Mr. John Watkins was bur. at Middle, 2 Dec. 17G5. His

Richard Watkins, of Shrewsbury and of Prescott, bapt. at
Middle, 13 June, 1734; m. Anne AVilliams, heiress of Prescott
estate (she d. s. X).), and d. s.p. 14, and was bur. 17 Sept. 1792,
at Middle. He was s. by his nephew,

Watkin Watkins, b. 1767 ; m. Anna, dau. of — Eddowes,
«f Shrewsbury, by whom he had issue, a son and a dau.,

I. Watkin William, of Shotton, bapt. 1 Feb. 1799; m. and

had a son,
William, bapt. 27 Dec. 1826, but d. young.
I, Mary Ann, m. her cousin, Lieut.-Col. James Watkins, of

whom next.

Mr. Watkin Watkins d. Dec. 1849, having by his will devised
Shotton to his cousin,

James Watkins, of Calderbank, Lieut.-Col. in Bengal army
He m. 1st, at Middle, 18 Jan. 1825, his cousin, Mary Ann, dau.
and heiress of AVatkin Watkins, of Shotton; and 2ndly, Helen,
<lau. of John Buchanan, of Catter. By his 2nd wife he left
issue a dau. and heiress,

Helen Yuille, now of Shotton Hall, wife of George Yuille
Seat — Shotton Hall, Shrewsbury.


Watnet, Yeexon James, of Middleton Loug-
parisli, Hants, and Tressady, Eogart, N.B., County
■Councillor for Westminster Dir. of London, 18S9-
91, b. 14 Oct. 1860; m. 3 Feb. 1891, Gwendolen
Margaret, dau. of Isaac Nevrton, 5th Earl of Ports-
mouth and has issue,

Rosalind Margaret.

Jjineag'e. — The family of Watnet has resided in Surrey
since the early part of the last century.

Daniel Watney, of Wimbledon, Surrey, 6. 1705 ; m. 1730,
Mary, dau. of Joseph Acres, of Wimbledon, and dying in
1780, left, with other issue,

John Watnet, Esq. of Wimbledon and Canon Hill, Surrey,
■6. 8 July, 1777; m. 1st, Barbara, dau. of William Rose, Esq.
of Wimbledon, and had by this lady (who rf. 28 Feh. 1782),
with six daus., two sons, Daniel, of whom presently : and
John Piggott, a Lieutenant in 8th Light Dragoons, who served
in Africa with his regiment, and m. and settled at the Cape of
Good Hope. He m. 2ndly, Mary Anne, dau. of John Caslake,
Esq. of Putney, and by her left a son, Thomas of Wimbledon,
sometime an officer in the 2nd Surrey Militia, b. 25 June, 1785 ;
m. 11 May, 1819, Ann, only child of Richard Coombes, Esq.
of Clapham: and d. 19 Jan. 1867 ; and one dau. Elizabeth, to.
24 June, 1823, John Titterton, Esq. of Brixton, Surrey. He d.
1814. The eldest son,

Daniel Watney, Esq. of Mitcham, Surrey, of which parish
he was Lay Rector, 6. 14 Jan. 1771; m. 26 June, 1792, Mary,
■eldest dau. of James Galpin, Esq. of Mitcham, Capt. 54th

Regt. of Foot, and sister and co-heir of James Galpin, Esq.,
and by her (who d. 10 March, 1830) had issue,

I. Daniel (his successor), of Mitcham and of Pontyberren,
CO. Carmarthen, b. 22 April, 1799; ni. 10 July, 1823, Eleanor,
only dau. of Daniel Langton, Esq. of Wandsworth, Surrey.
He d. 16 March, 1874, and by her (who rf. 6 May, 1883) had

1 Alfred, 6. 13 April, 1824; m. 1848, EUen Eliza, only
child of Alexander Raby, Esq. of Brynuior, co.
Carmarthen, and by Jane his wife, 2nd dau. of John
Recs, of Killymaenllwydd, and dying 26 June, 1873, in
his father's lifetime, left issue, Alfred Raby, b. 26 June,
1850; Daniel Herbert, b. 17 Sept. 1858; and Edith

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