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l. Batt. Dorset
Eegt., b. 30 Sept. 1867 ; educated at Stonyhurst

Liineag'e — &« Weld 0/ Xit'wor/A.

Humphrey Weld, Esq. of Chideock Manor, co. Dorset, 6.21
Sept. 1783, 6th son of Thomas Weld, Esq. of Lulworth, by Mary
his wife, dau. of Sir John S. Massey-Stanley, Bart, of Hooton ;
m. 12 Feb. 181 1, Christina Maria, 2nd dau. of Charles, 7th Lord
Clifford, of Chudleigh, and had issue,

I. CH4RLES, of Chideock Manor, J. P., Barrister-at-Law, h. 20
April, I8l2;77i. 9Jaii. 1851, Mary, 2nd(iau. of Thomas Davi-
i^on Bland, Esq. of Kippax Park, co. York, and d. s. p.

II. William (Rev.), S. J., d. in India 1844.
HI. Frederick Aloysius (Sir), G.C.M.G.

IV. EdmundF.,CommauderR.N., i. 30Jan. 1828; d. 7 July,


I. Eleanora, a Nun.

II. ApoUonia, a Nun. in. Christina, a Nun.

IV. Lucy,! ^^jjjg jjQjjj jx^jjg_

V. Amy, J '

He d. Jan. 1852. His widow soon after became a Benedictine
Nun, and d. at St. Benedict's Priory, near Colwich, 19 March,
1857. Their eldest surviving son.

Sib Frederick Aloysius Weld, G.C.M.G., of Chideock
Manor, educated at Stonyhurst and Freiljurg, Switzerland
(emigrated to New Zealand 1843-4), Member of Executive
Council, New Zealand, 18.04; Minister for Native Affairs, New
Zealand, 1863; Prime Minister, New Zealand, 1864; Governor
and Commander-in-Chief of Western Australia, 1869 ; of Tas-
mania, 1874; and of the Straits Settlement, 1880; '<«. 1859,
Fi'.umena Lisle Phillipps, eldest dau. of Ambrose L. March
Phillipps de Lisle, Esq. of Grace Dieu Manor, and Garendon
Park, CO. Leicester, and by her had issue,

I. Humphrey Frederick Joseph, now of Chideock Manor,
u. Everard Aloysius, b. 24 Nov. 1868.





m. Frederick Joseph, b. 6 June, 1870.

IV. Joseph Anthony, in Holy Orders, b. 10 Feb. 1S74.

Y. Kaymund John'Lisle, b. 3 May, 1876.

VI. Osmund Josoph William, b. 15 Sept. 1877.

I. Christiana Mary Filumena, 6. 23 June, ISGO ; 7)i. Capt. E.
Druitt. li.E.

II. Cecily Mary .\gnes, b. 10 Sept. 1S61 ; m. Capt. J. Graham

III. il-iry, b. 28 Auff. 1863 ; d. 10 March, 1864.

IV. Kiluniena Mary, b. 7 .\pril, 1865, a Nun.

V. Edith .Mary, A. 27 April, 1S66, a Nun.

VI. Mai;dalen'a Maria Josophina Dolores, b. 26 April, 1872 :
m. I'hilip J. J. Kadcliffe, Esq., Lieut. K.E.

VII. Anjrela Mary Candida, b. 1 Feb. 1875.

Sir Frederick d. 20 July, 1891.

Arms, i{-c.—Se Weld of Luhcorth.
Seat — Cliideook Manor, Bridport.


"Welfitt, Letitia Maet, of Langwitli Lodge,
Notts, onlv dau. of Lieut.-Gen. Hall, of Park Hall,
Notts ; m. 1-i Sept. 1837, Samuel William Wel-
FITT, Esq. of Langwith Lodge, Notts, J.P. and D.L.,
High Sheriff 1856, Col. Commandant Sherwood
Eangers Yeomanry, and sometime Lieut. 17th
Lancers -who d.s.p. 1889.

liineage. — Joseph Need, Esq., son of Samuel Need, Esq.
and Dorothy Steel his wife, m. Susanna Winyates, and had
issue. Nathaniel and Samcel. The latter,

Samcel Need, Esq. of Arnold, m. Elizabeth, dau. of John
Gibson, Esq. of Hackney, Middlesex, and had issue,
I. John, of BliJworth.

u. Samuel, of Fountain Dale, Notts, Lieut.-Gen. in the
army. Col. of the 9th Royal Lancers, m. 1815, Annie, only
dau. of Capt. William Grant, 42nd Highlanders, I'.othie-
niurcluis, and rf. 1839, having by her (who d. 1868; had

1 Rcnnington Grant, Lieut. 89th Regt., d. 1838.

2 Henry, Capt. R. N., m. If 45, Jane, eldest dau. of James
McDowell, Esq., and has issue, Henry, 6. 1847; and James
Arthur, b. 1848.

3 Arthur. Lieut.-Col. late 14th Hussars, Lieut. Royal Body
Guard of Women of the Guard, b. 1819.

4 Charles. Licut.-Col. H.M. India Service, m. 1845, Maria
Louisa Robinson, and has issue, Anne Louisa ; and

1 Hipsibeth, m. Edward Abney, Esq. of Mcasham Hall, co.

2 Susanna, m. Joshua Walker, Esq. of Clifton House, co.

3 Elizabeth, m. Joseph Walker, Esq. of Eastwood Hall, co.

4 Mary, m. Thomas Walker, Esq. of Berry Hill, Notts.
He d. 1790, and was ^. by the elder son,

John Need, Esq. of Blidworth, Col. Kotts Militia, J.P. and
D.L., High .Sheriff 1813, b. 19 Feb. 1761 ; m. 15 Sept. 1804,
Mary, 2nd dau. of Rev. Dr. William Welfitt, Prebendary of
Canterbury, and d. having had issue,

Samuel William, who assumed the surname of Welfitt.

Thomas, B.A., ni. Miss Godfrey.

Walter, Capt. R.N., r,i. Miss Westropp.

Lucy Elizabeth Mary, m. Col. Moore Hodder, of Hodders-

Fanny Susannah, m. 1846, Robert Gill, Esq. of App's Court.

A-nns — Per chevron or and erm , in chief two griBBns' heads
erased sa. Crtst — An eastern coronet or, thereout a griffin's
head issuing sa., charged with an estoile gold.


■\Velman, Charles Noel, Esq., late of Norton
Manor, Somerset, J.P. and D.L., b. 4 Dec. 1814, m.
1 Maj, 1835, Anne Eliza, eldest dau. of Cornelius
Heury Bolton, Esq., eldest son of Cornelius Bolton,
Esq. of Faitlilegg, co. Waterford, and by her, who
d. 1 May, 1887, has surviving issue,

I. Charles Cesar, J. P., Major late 49th Regt., 6. March,
1840; m. 26 Nov. 1862, Eugenia Mary, dau. of Charles
Henry Stonor, of Lostock, co. Lancaster, brother of
Thomas, late Lord Camoys, and has with other issue,

1 Edward Charles, b. 1865, d. 14 July, 1893.

2 Artucr Joseph, b. 1870.

3 Cyril John, 6. 1878.

J Alice Mary. 2 Una Mary. 3 Mary Monica.

4 Edith Mary, a nun. & Veronica Mary.

II. Arthur Nelson, Major late 6Cth Regt., b. Nov. 1845; m.
Aug. 1878, Katherine Fearing, only dau. of Charles
Strong, Esq. of New York, U.S.A.

III. Maurice Noel, b. 1847 ; d. 30 Jan. 1867.

IV. Frederick Tristram, 6. 1849; ra. Aug. 18S3, Mary, dau.
of Briscoe Ray, Esq., Torquay, and has Agnes Stella, 6.

V. Gerard Wilfrid, 6. 1854 ; m. 5 Sept. 1888, Katharine
Maude Morwenna, 4th dau. of Sir Paul Molesworth,
Bart., and has issue, Blanche Mary, b. 1889, and Hilda
Katharine, b. 1890.

VI. Henry Acton, 6. 1856; m. 15 June, 1 882, Mary Letitia,
3rd dau. of Sir Paul Molesworth, Bart., and has issue,
Gilbert Molesworth, b. 1888; Paul Arundell, b. 1890;
Henry Bolton, 6. 1893; Frances Morwenna, 6. 1883;
Irene Genevi&ve, 6. 1887 ; and Adela Mary, b. 1891.

I. -Mice Rebecca, a nun. ii. Augusta Charlotte.

III. Maude Mary, m. 3 Oct. 1865, Charles Joseph Stonor,
Esq. of Anderton Hall, co. Lancaster, and Llanvair,
Ascot, Berks, only son of Charles Henry Stonor, brother
of Lord Camoys, and has issue.

IV. Blanche, d. unm. 30 Nov. 1887.

V. Frances Agnes, m. 1874, Cyril Wilson, Esq.. and has

VI. Annette.

Liineagre. — Rev. Tristram, who removed from
Ilminster to Taunton, Somerset, d. there Julj, 1650, leaving
with other issue, a son and successor,

Simon Welman, a Burgess of Taunton during its siege in
the Civil War. He m. and issue,

Isaac, his heir.

Simon, M.D., an eminent Physician in Ix)ndon. He m. Miss
Smith, and (i. s. J) 1707.

Margaret, m. John Satchell, Esq.

Katharine, m. John Langdon, Esq.

Mary, d. unm. Grace, ni. John Gold, Esq.

Simon Welman d. 1670, and was s. by his eldest son,

Isaac Welman, Esq. of Poundsford Park (who .s. to his
brother, Dr. Simon Welman's property). High Sheriff for
Somerset 1710. He m. 1st, Miss Babb, and had by her two
daus.,i. Mary, vi. William Buncombe, Esq., and (i. s.p. 1718;
II. Elizabeth, d. uiuu. 1755. Mr. Welman rii. 2ndly, Mrs.
Prudence Parsons, widow, and dau. of — Bennet, Esq. of
Wincanton, Clerk of the Peace, and by her (who d. 1729) had

Simon, his heir. Isaac, d. unm. 1709, aged 24.

Thomas, b. 1693, of Poundsford Lodge, High Sheriff for
Somerset 1733. He m. 1731, Mary, dau. of Benjamin
Hawkins, Esq. of Exeter, and by her (who d. 1760) left at
his decease, 6 Nov. 1757, an orJy dau., m. William Hawker,

Prudence, m. John Wyatt, Esq. of Bishopshull.

Hannah, m. Rev. Farnham Haskol.

Mr. Welman d. 1715, aged 69, and was s. by his son,

Simon Welman, Esq. of Poundsford Park, 6. Dec. 1683,
Lieut.-Col. of the Taunton Yellow Regt. of Militia. He m.
1709, Elizabeth, dau. of Benjamin Hawkins, Merchant of
Exeter (cousin of the famous sea captain. Sir John Hawkins,
whose oak snuff box, with the arms (given him by Queen
Elizabeth) carved on it, is still preserved), and by her (who
d. 1764, aged 81) had issue,

Isaac, his heir. Simon, d. unm,. 12 Sept. 1799. aged 83.

Mary, m. John Halliday, Esq. of Yard House ; d. 1792.

Elizabeth, d. unm. at the age of 16, 1727.
Mr. Welman d. 1716, and was s. by his son,

Isaac Welman, Esq. of Poundsford l\ark, J.P., b. Feb. 1710,
m. 1737, Jane, only dau of Robert Tristram, Esq., Merchant,
of Barnstaple, and had by her (who d. 4 March, 1775) two sons
and three daus.,

Isaac Tristram, d. young. Thomas.


Elizabeth, m. John Meech, Esq. of Bridehead, Dorchester.


Mr. Welman d. 9 Feb. 1783, and was «. by his son,

Thomas Welman, Esq. of Poundsford Park, 6. 14 June,
1746, in. 1st, 1785, Elizabeth, dau. and co-heiress of John
Locke, Esq. of Hawleigh, and had by her (who rf. 1788) one
dau., Elizabeth, m. Charles Noel Noel, Karl of Gainsborough,
and ((. 1811. Mr. Welman m. 2ndly, Jan. 1813, Hon. Charlotte
Noel, dau. of Sir Gerard Noel, by Diana his wife. Baroness
Barham, and d. 28 Jan. 1829, aged 83, left by her an only
child, the present Charles Noel Welman, Esq.

^)i«s— Arg., on a bend gu. between two pomies three
mull>-ts or. Crest — A demi-liuii rampant arg., langued gu.,
holding a mullet between his paws or. Motto— hci providentia
j uvat.






Weistead, Edwaed Leonaed, Esq. of Kim-
bolton, CO. Huntingdon, J.P. cos. Huntingdon and
Bedford, b. 7 Aug. 1862; m. 18 Oct. 1883, Ethel
Mary, dau. of Eev. John BeU, of Brmgton, Hunts,
and has issue,

John Edwakd Geokge, 6. 15 June, 1886; d. 30 March, 1888.
Violet Ethel.

Liineag'e. — Benjamin Welstead,* Esq. of Kimbolton, co.
Huntingdon, J.P. and D.L., 6. 25 Dec. 1773; m. 10 July,
1832, Mary, dau. of Owsley Rowley. Esq. of Priory Hill, St.
Ncots, and d. 14 March, 1858, leaving issue,

I. JoBN EicHARDS, his heir.

I. Gertrude Amelia, m. 25 Oct. 1856, Arthur Henry, son of
Marion Welsted, Esq., J. P., of Sconely Hall, Kimbolton.

II. Juliana Caroline, ra. 18 May, 1861, John Brooke Brooke,
nephew of Sir James Brooke, Kajah of Sarawak, and d. G
May, 1862.

III. Mary Agnes, d. unm. 21 Oct. 1857.

The only son,

John Richards Welstead, Esq., Capt. 7th Dragoon Guards,
of Kimbolton, 6. 11 July, 1857; m. 20 March, 1861, Brenda
Fanny, dau. of Col. Wyatt, 65th Regt., and d. 12 Dec. 1873,
leaving issue,

I. Edwabd Leonard, now cf Kimbolton.

II. Richard Park, 6. 23 Nov. 1863.

I. Mary Louisa Agnes Caroline, m. Arthur B. Markham,

II. Julia, m. Henry Trafford-Rawson, Esq.
Seat — Kimbolton House, Hunts.


Welsted, Eiciiaed, Esq. of Bally waiter, eo.
Cork, J.P., b. 10 Dec. 1806; m. 28 May, 1835,
Honoria Sarah, eldest dau. of George Sandes, Esq.
of Dunowen, co. Cork.

Liineag'e. — Thomas Welstead, Esq., obtained 1667, a
grant of lands in cos. Cork and Kerry, under the Act of Settle-
ment, comprising therein the present family estates, in which
he was s. by

John Welstead, Esq., m. Mary Wilkinson, of co. Limerick,
and by her (who m. 2ndly, William Parker, and 3rdly, Bate
French) had issue one son, and one dau., Mary, m. John
Sullivan. The son,

John Welstead, Esq. of Milbourne, co. Cork, was possessed
of the estates 1709. He was b. 1684; m. Catherine, dau. of
Capt. John Wakeham, by Catherine his wife, dau. of Henry
Pyne, Esq., and sister of Sir Richard Pyne, Chief Justice of
Ireland, and had one son,

John Welsted, Esq. of Ballywalter, m. Miss Thornhill, dau.
of Edward Thornhill, Esq. of Castlekevin, co. Cork, and had
by her two daus. (one m. Edward Norcott, Esq., and the other,
— Dease, Esq.) and two sons, i. Quatle, of whom presently ;
n. William Welsted, vi. his cousin, Miss Thornhill, and left
issue an only dau. Mr. Welsted m. 2ndly, Mary, 2nd dau. of
William Philpot, Esq. of Dromagh Castle, co. Cork, and had
an only son, Nicholas Boyle, m. Miss Whitestone, and had
issue. The eldest son,

Qcayle Welsted, Esq. of Ballywalter, m. Barbara, dau. of
George Foott, Esq. of Milford, by Julian liis wife, dau. of Cor-
nelius O'Callaghan, Esq. of Dromskeley, co. Cork, and had
issue (besides three daus., Frances, m. 1782, Cornelius O'Cal-
laghan, Esq. ; Harriett, m. David Murphy, Esq. of co. Kerry ;
and Charlotte, d. unm.) an only son,

John Welsted, Esq. of Ballywalter, m. 11 Jan. 1791, Bridget,
dau. of John Hawkes, Esq. of Sirmount, co. Cork, and had

Quayle, d. mini.

Richard, now of Ballywalter.

Bridget, m. Devonsber Fenrose, Esq.

Barbara. Mary Anne.

Frances, m. Eyre Coote Croker, Esq.

Sarah, m. 1st, Samuel Penrose, Esq. ; and 2nd]y, Hugh
Lawton, Esq.

Arms — Arg., a chevron between three leopard's faces gu.

• His younger brother, Mabion Welstead, Esq., J. P., of
Stonely Hall, co. Huntingdon, and Chairman of Petty Sessions
at St. Neots, m. Susan, dau. of James Osborne, Esq. of St.
Ives, Hunts, and d. 1S56, having by her, who d. 1849, had
with other issue, a son, George Richards Welstead, Esq. of
Stonely Hall, co. Huntingdon, J.P., b. 19 Aug. 1805 ; ra. 19
June, 1856, Sarah Greaves, now of Stonely Hall, dau. of
Richard Gibbeson, Esq. of Lincoln, and d. 4 May, 1887.

Crest — A hind trippant ppr. Motto — Tutus prompto animo.
Seat — Ballywalter, Castletownroche.


Wemtss, David, Esq. of Wemysshall, co. Fife,
b. 1830 ; m. 1859, Marie, dau. of Col. Gustav yon
Waldkirch, of Sehaff'hausen, and by her (who d. (5
Jan. 1893) has, with four daus.,

I. James Carnegie, b. 1861, in. 1893, Mabel Louisa, dau. of
the late Capt. Thomas Young, V.C., R.N.

II. Edward Henry, b. 1864.

liineag'e. — Sir John Wemtss, of that ilk, m. Christian,
dau. of Laurence, 1st Lord Abernethy, and had a 2nd son,

Thomas Wemtss, of TJnthank, co. Fife, who was concernect
in the slaughter of James Borthwick, and two others at
Pittenwean, 14 Sept. 1531, afterwards was a lawyer of note,
senator of the College of Justice, 1514, and Privy Councillor.

David Wemtss, of Unthank, his son, ni. Janet, dau. of
William Dudingston, of Sandfurd, and was dead in 1592, wheik
his widow had a dispute with her son-in-law. Their only

Katherine Wemtss, of Unthank, m. her cousin Gavi:*
Wemtss, of Powguild,co. Fife, b. 1560, son of SirJohnWemyss,
of that ilk, by his 3rd wife, Janet, dau. of Trail or Blebo. The
son and heir,

Gavin Wemtss, of TJnthank, d. 17 Nov. 1657, leaving by
his wife (who m. 2ndly, Feb. 166S, Mr. John Makgill, of
Kembach), a son,

Robert Wemtss, of Unthank, m. 2 Jan. 1662, Ann, dau. of
Sir John Preston, Bart, of Airdrie, co. life, their son,

John Wemtss, of Unthank, was served heir to his father,
1691, and left,

James Wemtss, of Unthank, who rn. and had issue,

I. James, his heir.

II. John, an officer in the army, appointed Lieut.-Govemor
of Edinburgh Castle, 1762, rn. Lady Catherine Lindsay,
elder dau. and co-heir of .John, Earl of Crawford and Lind-
say, and by her (who d. 28 Feb. 1768) had no issue. He d.
Jan. 1786.

The elder son,

James We.mtss, of Unthank, m. Barbara, dau. and heir of
Henry Balfour, of Kinloch (see that family beloic), and had

I. James Balfoor, his heir.

II. John, Col. H.E.I. C.S., d. in India.

I. Barbara, d. unm.

II. Mysie, d. unm.

III. Elizabeth, d. unm.

The eldest son,

James Balfodb Wemtss, of Wemyss Hall, Col. Fife Militia,
m. Mary, dau. of Henry Manley, of ManUy, co. Devon, and d,
1827, leaving

I. James, his successor.

II. John, d. unm.

III. Henry, <^ iinm.

1. Mary Elizabeth, m. 1835, Sir Feilden, Bart. oS

The eldest son,

James Wemtss, of Wemyss Hall, Captain in the Army am
Major of the Fife Militia, b. 1798; d. 1871 ; ,ii. 1827,
dau. of David Gillespie, of Mountquhanie and Kirkton, co
Fife, and had,
1. James, of Wemysshall, J. P., 6. 1828; m. 1st, 1857, Mary
Asheton, dau. of George Slater, Esq., Beadle, co. York. She-
d. s. p. 1878. He m. 2ndly, 1892, Annie, eldest dau. of the
late William Hugh Barnikel, and widow of W. W. Biddulpli,
Esq. Mr. Wemyss has devolved the succession on his
brother David, the present proprietor.
)i. David, now of Wemysshall.

III. Henry, b. 1833; m. Is57, Harriet Vincent, dau. of C.ipt.
David Sheriff, H.E.I.C.S., and has with others, Davict
Gillespie, b. 2 Jan. 1863, Capt. Royal Scots Regt.

I. Mary Carnegie.

II. Susan Jane.

^amtln of ^alfour.

Michael Balfour, of Burley, in 1567, had a parUamentary
ratification of half the lands of Kinloch, co. Fife, which he
disponed to his cousin,

Robert Balfodr, of Kinloch, whose son and successor,

John Balfour, of Kinloch, )«. 1638, Grizel, dau. of Joha
Hay, of Paris and Strowie, co. Perth, and was father of

John Balfocb, of Kinloch, b. 1640, generally called of
Burley, the Covenanter concerned in the killing of Archbishop
Sharp, 3 May, 1679 ; his wife was sister of David Hackstoun,
of Rithillet, who was executed 30 July, 1680, for his share ia





t{ic murder of Sharp. Balfour escapciUoHo'.laml. andiZ. 16S8.
His son,

David BALForR, of Kinloch, to. in 1694, the dau. and heir of
David Kussel of Bankton, and Kinsskettle, co. Fife, and d.
April, 17J1. His eldest son,

William Balfour, of Kinloch, Bankton, etc., ci. i.j). Dec.
1731. and was s. by his brother,

Henry Balfour, of Kinloch and Bankton. He m. Barbara,
dan. of Hugh Hay. of Paris, by Barbara Balfour, dau. of John
'•of Burloy," and d. Dec. 1761, having had one son, David,
who if. in Sept. 174(>,audadau., Barbara Balfolib, of Kinloch,
which she sold. She m. as above James Wemyss.

..j,-,;!'!— Quarterly : 1st and 4th, or, a lion ramp. su. for
Wemyss; '2nd andord, arg. on achev. otter's head erased
of the field for Balfock. Crest — A swan ppr. Motlo—Ja

^■.(, / — Weniyssliall, co. Fife, built on an estate which has
been in the family from the end of the 16th ceutury. tJnthank,
!atte:ly called Winthank, has been sold.


Wemyss, Walter IIolmes, Esq. of Trefeclian,
CO. Cardigan, Lieut. 1st Derby Militia., and Army
Eeserve of Officers, b. 8 Aug. 1851 ; ra. 1876, Mary
Anne Stoddard, and Las issue, Frances Marianne
Ci weudoline.

Lineage.— CoL. James Wemyss, of Southsea, Hants,
Lieut. -Col. Koyal Jlarines, a descendant of the family of
Weuiyss of CO. Fife, b. 17f>y, lost his right arm on board the
"Bellerophon," at the battle of Trafalgar, ?,t. 1784, Sarah
Atkinson, dau. of "W. Temple Sowerby, Westmorland; and
dying 1323, left a son,

Lieut.-Ge.v. Tuomas James Wemyss, C.B., J. P. and D.L. for
CO. Carmarthen, and Col. of the 17th Eegt., a distinguished
officer who served with the Waleheren Expedition in 1809, sub-
sequently in and all through the Peninsular War, as Brigade-
Major to 5Cth, 71st, and 92nd Piegts. Eeceivedwar medal with
liine clasps. Was A.A.G. northern district from 1833 to 1848
during the Chartist Eiots and on becoming Major-Gen. was
SL'Iecti-d to go to Dublin withH.R.H. the Duke of Cambridge,
tnd afterwards succeeded Sir Guy Cambell in command of the
Atli'.one District, and received pension for wounds. He was
b. 17?5, and m. 5Iay, 1819, Frances, only dau. and heiress of
Herbert Pryse Ball, Esq. of Lletherlestry, co. Carmarthen,
J.P. and D.L. ; and d. July, 1S60, having by her (who d. 9
Oct. 1SS4) had issue,

David Dodglas, his heir.

Edward Barnes, late of the 46th Regt., b. 20 Jan. 1829 : m.

Emma, eau. of W. Burchell, Esq.
Frederick, 65lh Eegt., 6. 1831 ; to. 1858, Katherine, dau.

of Edward King, Esq. ; and d. s. ji. in New Zealand, 1859.
Francis Chartciis (5, Onslow Square, S.W., and Junior

United Serviee Club), Col. commanding 3rd and 4th Batt.

Diike of Wellington's West Riding Regt., one of H.M. Hon.

Corps of Gentlemcn-at-Anns, b. 9 May, 1834; m. 20 June,

1855, Louisa Anne Savage, only dau. of Joseph Walters

Daubeny, Esq. of Cote, co. Gloucester, and Norton House,

Somerset, J.P. for co. Gloucester, and has issue, Louisa

Frances, b. 13 Aug. 1866, and Hilda Mary Daubeny, 6. 19

July, 1881.
Hester Sarah, b. 1822; m. 1847, Rev. John Tayleur Pigot,

M.A., Prebendary of Exeter, Vicar of Frcmington, co.

Devon, Rural Dean, and has (with other issue) Thomas

Wemyss Pigot (Rev.), M.A., Vicar of Morthoe.
Augusta Sophia, b. Ib27 ; m. Ia52, W. J. Sands. Esq. of

3. Athole Cresi:ent, Edinburgh, and has (with other issue)

Warren Hastings, M.A., Barrister-at-Law.
Julii, b. 1830; m. 1861, Capt. T. R. Griffith, 48th Madras

Native Infantry, of Pantgwyn, co. Cardigan, who d. 7 Feb.

1H70. leaving issue two daus.
Emily Aprilla, b. 1833; m. 1S52, Rev. H. K. Ellacombe,

M.A., Vicar of Bitton, co. Gloucester, and Canon of Bristol

Cathedral, and has issue.
Fanny Agnes, 6. 1835 ; d. at Bath, 1859.

Eis eldest son,

David Douglas Wemyss, Esq. of Trefechan, co. Cardigan,
J. P.. formerly an Officer in the 78th Highlanders, 46th, 17th
and 4!Sth Regts., b. 28 Feb. 18'20 ; m. 18 July, 1848, Harriette
Letitia, dau. of George Murphy, Esq. of Collon, co. Louth,
and d. 1889, having by her (who d. 22 Feb. 1889) had surviving

I. Walter Holmes, now of Trefechan.

:i. John George Patrick, b. 23 Jan. 1853, Capt. Ist Derby
Militia, and Army Reserve of Officers.

HI. Frances Charteris, b. 26 Sept. 1870.

IV. Herbert Pryse Ball, b. 12 May, 1872; d. 15 March, 1888.

1. Frances Maria. ii. Augusta Emma Grouse.

«ii. Nina Harrietta Letitia. iv. Ada Grace.

Ann.t—Or, a lion rampant sa. Crest — A swan ppr. Mclto—
Je pense.
iScttt— Trefechan, co. Cardigan.


Colchester- Wemyss, Maynaed Willoughct,
Esq. of Wcstbury Court., co. Gloucester, J. P., late
of the Eoral Artillery b. 14 Slay, 184G ; m. 14
June, 1871, Mary Clere, dau. ol' Eev. Edward
Newton Dickenson, and by her has issue,

Francis Edward, 6. 12 Mtrel', 1872.
II. John IMaurice, b. 20 March, 1880.

I. Geraldine Mimi Clere.

II. Cecile Dorothea.

III. Margaret Alison.

Mr. Colchester- Wemyss inherited (in 1877) the
estates of the late Maynard Colchester, Esq. of the
Wilderness, co. Gloucester, whose ancestor, Sir
Duncombo Colchester, m. in 16.35, Elizabeth, dau.
of Serjeant Maynard. He assumed bis present
name in 1882.

Lineage.— Major Francis Wemyss, R.M., who d. 1818,
m. in 1811, Elizabeth, dau. of John Colchester, audby lier(who
d. 1S21) had a son,

Francis Wemyss, Capt. Bombay Engineers, who to. June,
1840, Eliza, dau. of Gen. Dickinson, and by her (who d. Jan.
1863) had issue,

Maynard W^illoughby, nowof Westbury Court.
Francis, d. in infancy.
Harriett Catherine.

Capt. Wemyss d. 1848.

Sea<— Westbury Court, Westbury-on Severn, Newnham, co.
aM6— Union, S.W.


Wentworth, Godfrey IIawksworth, Esq. of
WooUey Park, co. York, D.L. for West Eiding co.
York, b. 29 Jan. 1828 ; s. his father 1865.

Lineage. — This is a distinguished branch of the ancient
stock of Wcntworth Woodhouse, co. York, a family which has
been routed there from the earliest period to which the gene-
alogist can usually ascend in his investigations. While the
lands of Wcntworth Woodhouse coutinued to be the seat of
the Chiefs, and descended from sire to son, in an unbroken
series, till the succession of male heirs failed with William,
the 2nd Earl of Strafford, th; junior scions of the family
founded in several instances houses of rank and influence, the
Wentworths of Woolky, of Korth and South Elmsal, of
Bretton, of Weniworth Castle, of Netllested, &c. From the
North Elmsal branch descended D'Arcy Wentwobth, of
Argreagh, co. Meath, ancestor of tlie Wentworths of Fyans-
town, CO. Meath, and of the Wentworths settled at Vaucluse,
near Sydney, New South Wales.

Michael Wentworth, Esq., who purchased Woolley and
other lands in co. Yoik, 1599, from Francis W^oodrufTe, Esq.,
was son of Thomas Wentworth, Esq. of Mendhain Priory,
Suffolk, and grandson of Michael Wentworth, Cofferer to King
Henry Vlll., who was 2nd son of Thomas W'entworth, of
W^entworth Woodhouse, by Beatrix his wife, dau. of Sir
Richard Woodruffe, of Woolley. He m. Frances, dau. and
sole heir of George Downs, Esq. of Paunton, co. Hereford,
and liad issue Michael Wentworth, who enjoyed his purchase
of Woolley more than forty years, d. 1641, and was s. by his
eldest surviving son,

Michael Wentworth, Esq. of Woolley, aged 45 in 1C42, d.
unm., and was s. by his next brother.

Sir George Wentworth, Knt. of Woolley, a devoted
Royalist, to. 1st, Anne, dau. of Thomas, Lord Fairfax, of
Denton, by whom he had two sons ; and 2ndly, Everild

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