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dau. and co-heir of Chri.stopher Maltby, Esq. of Maltby, and
by her had issue two sons, who d. young, and three daus.
Sir George Wentworth d. 18 Oct. 16G0, aged 60, and was s. by
his brother,

John Wentworth, Esq. of Woolley, 6. 1607 ; m. Elizabeth,
dau. of Arthur Aldburgh, Esq. of .Aldburgh, co. York, and by
her (who d. 1675) left at his decease, 22 Feb. 1682, a son and
successor.



WEN



THE LANDED GEIiTRY.



WEN



2173



SiE Michael Wentwokth, of Woolley, knighted at Windsor,
5 July, 1C81, b. 1654; to. Irith Nov. 1673, Dorothy, dau. of
Sir Godfrey Copley, Bart, of Sprotboroush, hy Elizabeth his
2nd wife, dau. of Wiliam Stanhope, Esq. of Linlcy, Notts, and
had issue six sons and seven daus. Sir Michael d. 1C96, and
was s. by his eldest son,

William Wentworth, Esq. of Woolley, 6. 16V5 ; m. Cathe-
rine, dau. of Charles Turner, E.sq. of Kirk Leatham, co. York,
but dying s. p. 3 June, 1729, was s. by his nephew,

Godfrey Wentworth, Esq. of Woolley and Hickleton, M.P.
for the city of York, son of Godfrey Wentworth, by Anna
Maria his wife, dau. of Giles Clarke, Esq. He m. 1727 his
cousin Dorothy, eldest surviving dau. of Sir Lyon Pilkington,
Bart., and left two daus. only. Mr. Wentworth d. 18 Jan.
1789, aged 84, and was s. by (the 3rd son of his eldest dau.,
Anna Maria, wife of Sir George Armytage, Bart, of Kirklees),
his grandson,

Godfrey Wentworth Armytage, Esq., J. P. and D.L., h.
9 May, 1778, who then became of "Woolley," assumed the
surname and arms of Wentworth, was High Sheriff co. York
1796, and sat in Parliament for Tregony. Hoii. 1794, Amelia,
dau. of Walter Hamsden Hawksworth, Esq. of Hawksworth
Hall, near Otley, and had issue,

Godfrey, his heir.

John, 6. 1799 ; m. Henrietta Maria, dau. of Jacob Ensanquet,
Esq. of Broxbourne Park, Herts ; and d. s. p. ; slie d. 16
May, 1882, aged 89.

William, b. 1807 ; <t wim.

Amelia, d. vnm. 1842.

Catherine Frances, to. John Marcus Clements, Esq.

Charlotte, in. 15 Nov. 1834, William Archibald Campbell,
Esq. of Wilton Place, Middlesex.

Dorothea, m. Sir Samuel Hancock, Knt.

Mary Elizabeth.

The eldest son,

Godfrey Wentworth, Esq. of Woolley Park, co. York,
J.P. and D.L., b. 4 Sept. 1797; m. 20th June, 1822, Anne,
4th dau. of Walter Fawkcs, Esq. of Farnley Hall, in the same
CO., and d. 1865, having by her, who d. 1842, had issue,

Godfrey Hawksworth, now of Woolley.

George Edward, d. 7 April, 1S04.

William Digby, late Capt. 3rd Dragoon Guards, 6. 1839 ; m.

1886, Mrs Gertrude Lancaster.
Anne.

Eosaraond Frances, d. 2 March, 1883.
Katherine Mary, m. Peter Withington, Esq., 2nrl son of the

late Thomas EUames Withington, Esq. of Culeheth Hall,

CO. Lancaster. He d. 1875, and left issue one son and two

daus.

Arms — Sa., a chevron between three leopards' faces or.
Crest — A griffin passant arg.
Seat — Woolley Park, near Wakefield.



WENTWORTH OF WENTWORTH
CASTLE.

Veenon - Wentworth, Thomas Feedeeick
Chaeles, Esq., M.A. (Cantab.), of Wentworth
Castle, CO. York, Aldeburgh Lodge, Suffolk, Black
Heath, Saxmundham, and Dall, Kannoch, N.B.,
J.P. for West Riding co. York, and cos, Bucks,
Suffolk, and Perth, late M.P. for Aylesbury, b. 20
Oct. 1831 ; m. 3 March, 1859, Lady Harriet de
Burgh, 5th dau. of Ulick, Marquess of Clanricarde,
and has issue,

I. Bruce Canning, Lieut. Grenadier Guards, M.P. for
Brighton, 6. 14 Dec. 1802.

II. Frederick Charles Ulick, R.N., 6. 18C6.

I. Harriet Augusta, m. 9 Feb. 1891, Col. Francis Aylmcr
Graves Sawle, Goldstream Guards, eldest son of Sir
Charles Graves Sawle, Bart, of Penrice, co. Cornwall.

II. Mary Joan, m. 1891, Francis, eldest son of Benjamin
Huntsman, Esq. of West Eetford Hall, co. Nottingham.

III. Muriel Hester.

Liineagre. — The family of Wentworth, originally Winte-
worde, is said by genealogists to have derived its designation
in Saxon times, from the lordship of Winteworde (so written
in Doomsday Book), in the wapentake of Strafford, and co. of
York.

Sib William Wentworth, Knt. of Ashby Pueronim, co.
Lincoln, slain at Marston Moor, 3 July, 1644, was next brother
of Thomas Wentworth, the celebrated Earl of Strafford, and
the lineal descendant of the marriage, temp. Henry III., of
William de Wyntword, of Wyntword, with Emma, dau. and
heir of William Wodehous, of Wodehous. He m. 11 July,



1627, Elizabeth, dau. and co-heir of Thomas Saville, Esq. of
He.^seldon Hall, and by her (who d. 9 Nov. 16G0) had (with a
dau., Anne, who m. Edward Skinner, Esq. of Thornton, anti
d., his widow in 1707) one surviving son.

Sir William Wentworth, Knt. of Northgatehead, Wake-
field, P.C. in Ireland, who was High Sheriff co. York 24
Charles II. He m. Isabella, dau. of Sir Allen Apsley, Knt.,
Treasurer of the Household to James II.; and d. July, 1G93,
having had, with other issue,

I. William, a military officer, d.unm. 1693.

II. Thomas, of whom presently.

HI. Peter, of Ilenbury, Dorset, Equerry to Prince Gcnrg-e of
l>cnmark, Queen Anne, George I., and Queen Caroline,
TO. Juliana, only dau. of Thomas Horde, Esq. of Cote, co.
Oxford ; and d. Jan. 1738-9, having had issue,
1 William, his successor, Gentleman Usher of the Privy
Chamber to the Princess Dowager of Wales, m. 23 Oct.
1731, Susannah, dau. of John Chamberlayne Slaughter,
Esq. of Slaughter Hall, co. Gloucester, and had issue,
Frederick Thomas, who s. his cousin as 3rd Earl d
Strafford.

George, b. 20 June, 1704; d. v,nm.
Caroline, d. unm.

AuGDsTA Anne, to. 30 May, 1772, John Hatfield Kaye,
Esq. of Hatfield Hall, co. York. Mrs. Hatfield Kaye,
who became heiress to her brother, the Earl of Straf-
ford, at his lordship's decease, s. p. 1799, d. likewise
without issue, 1802, having bequeathed the estates to
her kinsman, Frederick William Thomas Vernon-,
Esq.
Harriet, m. Thomas, son of Francis Arundel, Esq. of
Stoke Bruers Park, co. Northampton, and d. his widow
5 Dec. 1776.

The 2nd son and eventual heir,

Thomas Wentworth, Esq., s. at the decease, in 1695, of his
cousin William, 2nd Earl of Strafford (son of the beheaded
lord), to the Barony of Raby. His lordship, who was an
eminent military character, temp. King William III. and
Queen Anne (in the latter reign he participated in Marl-
borough's victories), was created, by letters patent, 4 Sept.
1711, Viscount Wentworth of Wentworth Woodhousc, ami
Earl of Strafford, with especial remainder to his brother,
Peter Wentworth, Esq. of Henbury, and that gentleman's
heirs male. He m. 6 Sept. 1711, Anne, dau. and heir of Sir
Henry Johnson, Knt. of Bradenham, Bucks, and Toddington^
CO. Beds, by his 1st wife, Anne, dau. and heir of Hugh Smith-
son, of Friston and Aldeburgh, Suffolk, 3rd son of Sir Hugh
Sraithson, of Stanwick, co. York, 1st Bart., and d. 15 Nov.
1739, having had by her (who d. 19 Sept. 1754) one son an<J
three daus.,

William, his successor, 2nd Earl of Strafford. This noble-
man, m. Lady Anne Campbell, dau. of John, Duke of
Argyll, but d. s. p. 1791, when his honours passed, according
to the limitation, to hia cousin (the grandson and heir male
of Peter of Henbury), Frederick Thomas W'entwortii, a»
3rd Earl, who vi. Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas Gould, Esq.,
and d. s. p. 1799, when all the honours expired, and the
estates devolved upon his only surviving sister, Augusta
Anne Hatfield Kaye.

.\nne, m. 1733, the Eight Hon. William Conolly, of Castle-
town, Ireland.

Lucy, TO. field Marshal Sir George Howard, K.B.

Henrietta, of whom we treat.

The youngest dau. and co-heir.

Lady Henrietta Wentworth, m. 26 Doc. 174"!, Henry
Vernon, Esq. of Hilton, co. Stafford, and had Issue (sec Vebnom
oj Hilton). The elder son,

Henry Vernon*, Esq. of Hilton, 6. 21 March, 1748; uk 1st,
14 Oct. 1775, Penelope, dau. aud co-heir of Arthur Oralianri,
Esq. of Hackley House, co. Armagh, and had by her a son,
Henry Charles Edward Ligonier Hamilton Vernon, of
Hilton. He m. 2ndly, 23 April, 1794, Marg:iret, dau. of
Thomas Fisher, Esq. of Acton, Middlesex ; and dying 21 Oct..
1814, left by her a son,

Frederick V/illiam Thomas Vernon Wentworth, Esq. of
Wentworth Castle, High Sheriff 1841, J.P. , and D.L., h. 2D'
Sept. 1795; to. 23 Nov. 1825, the Lady Augusta Bruderiell
Bruce, 2nd dau. of Charles, 1st Marquess of Ailesbury, and by
her (who d. 23 Sept. 18G9) had issue,

I. Thomas Frederick Charles, now of Wentworth Castle.

I. Louisa Mary Henrietta.

II. Henrietta Frances Elizabeth, m. 8 Blarch, 1859, Lieut.-
Col. liethell Thellusson, of Aldeburgh, Suffolk ; and d.
30 March, 1873, leaving Arthur Weniworth, and other
issue.

This gentleman (great-grandson of Thom as, Earl of Strafford)
whose patronymic was Vernon, assumed the additional sur-
name and arms of Wentworth, in compliance with tlie l,est;v-
mentary injimclionsof his kinswoman, Augusta Hatfield Kaye,



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wife of John Ilatfleld Kaye, Esq. of Ilatfie'.d Hall, and sister
and heiress of Frederick Thom.is AV'ontworth, 3rd Earl of
Str.ifford. He d. 13 Sept. 1SS5.

Jrnis — Quarterly: 1st and 4th, sa., chevron between three
leopards' faces or, for Wentworth ; ind ar;:., a fret sa., for
Vernon; 3rd, or, on a fess az. three jjarlis of the first, for
Xy.rsos of llaitlinyto/i. Cnsts—lst, Wentworth : A Rriffln
jiassant ai-sr. ; 2nd, Vernon : A boar's head erased sa. ducally
SOr:;od and bristled or Mottn—y.n Dieu est tout.

^.,,(^,_\Vent\vorth Castle, near Barnsley. Aldebursh Lodge,
SmTolk, Llack Heath, Saxmundham ; and Kannocb, N.B.



WEST OF ALSCOT PARK.

EoBERTS-Wi:sT, .Tamks, Esq. of Alscot Part, co.
Oloiu-ester, J.P., High Sheriff 1890, Hon. Lieut.
Koyal Naval Kescrve, b. 13 Nov. 1845 ; m. 1869,
Louis:i, eldest dau. of William Charles Alston, Esq.
of Elmdon Hall, and has issue,

I. James Bowmont, i. 2 April, 1S71.

II. Harry Charles John, b. 20 Au?. I8T2.
in. Keginald Montagu, b. 14 June, 1875.
iv. Algernon Claude Philip, b. 4 April, 1873.
I. Gwendoline Vega, d. 30 Jan. 1S76.

Iiineagre. — The Hon. Leonard West, youngest son of
Thomas. Lord De la Warr, K.G., by Eleanor his 2nd wife, dau.
of Sir llogcr Copley, Knt. of Gatton, sat, 1554, as one of the
Members for the borough of Shorehani, in the Parliament
euninioned to meet at Oxford. He m. Barbara, dau. of Sir
William Gascoigne, Knt. of Gawthorpc, and had (with four
dau3., of whom Mary, «. Ralph Vavasor, Esq. of Haslewood;
and Margaret, m. Thoj.as Brown, Esq. of Westwood) four
sons, who all d. young, except the youngest,

John West, Esq., who resided at Banbury, co. Oxford. He
in. Marj- Throckmorton, and was father of

Aholiab West, Esq., wj. Elizabeth Preston, grand-dau. of
Thomas Preston, D.C.L., Master of Trinity Hall, Cambridge ;
and dying 162S, left a son,

EicuARD West, Esq., m. Elizabeth, dau. and co-heir of
James Hill, Esq. of Hillmorton, co. Warwick, and had four
sons, James, John, Eichard, and Aholiab, who all d. without
issue, except the 3rd,

PiicHAKD West, Esq. of Priora Marston, co. Warwick, m.
3Iary Itussell, of the Eussells of Strcnsham, co. Worcester,
and was father of

James West, Esq. of Alscot, co. Warwick, M.P. for St.
Albans 1741, 1745, 1747, and 1761, and Secretary of the
Treasury, 1741. He was also President of the Royal Society,
Recorder of Poole, and High Steward of St. Albans. He vi.
1738, Sarah, dau. of Sir Thomas Steavens, of Eltham, Kent,
and by her (who was eventually heiress of her only brother,
Thomas Steavens, Esq., and d. 1799) had issue,

James, his heir.

Sarah, ra. Andrew, 2nd and last Lord Archer; and d. a

widow, 1801.
Henrietta, d. v.nm. 1815.
He d. 1772, and was s. by his only son,

.James West, Esq. of Alscot, b. 1742, m. 3 Feb. 1774, Sirah,
youngest dau. of Christopher Wren, Esq. of Wroxhall Abbey,
CO. Warwick, a lineal descendant of Sir Christopher Wren,
and by her (who d. 29 March, 1836) left at his decease, 1795, a
«on and successor,

James West, Esq. of Alscot, b. 8 March, 1775 ; «!. 31 March,
1808, Anne, only dau. and heir of the late Joseph Roberts,
Esq. of Newcombe, co. Gloucester, and assumed, in conse-
•quence, the additional surname and arms of Roberts, in con-
formity with the testamentary injunction of his father-in-law.
I3y this lady he had issue,
James, late of Alscot.

Philip Joseph, 6. 16 June, 1812; vi.; d. 24 March, 1860,
leaving issue, Philip Alfred, late 17th Lancers, b. 14 June,
1843; ra. 4 July, 1871, Alicia, eldest dau. of Lieut. -Col.
Sanders, and ha-s i>sue; and Charles Robert, b. 8 May,
1849 ; ra.'ll Oct. 1873, Florence Dalton, dau. of J. Brooke,
Esq., and has issue.
He d. 25 March, 1838, and was s. by his son,

James Roberts West, Esq. of Alscot Park, J. P., High
Sheriff 1845, b. 24 April, 1811; m. 16 May, 1844, Elizabeth,
3rd dau. of Joseph Moore Boultbee, Esq. of Springfield House,
near Knowle, by Lady Elizabeth Townshend his wife, and had
issue,

I. James, now of Alscot Park.

II Leonard, b. 30 Sept. 1859; w. 30 Jan. 1884, Eleanor
Cecile, his cousin, eldest dau. of Henry Townshend Boult-
bee, Esq. of Springlield, and has Edeline, b. 1885.



I. Elizabeth Anne, m. 1831, Rev. Vincent Knottcsford
F'ortcscue.

He d. 6 Feb. 1882.

Armn — .\rg., a fess dancctt6e pean, for West ; 2nd, or, a
chevron gu. between three demi-lions rampant sa. langued of
the second, for Steavens ; 3rd, arg., three pheons sa. on a
chief of the last a greyhound ppr., for Roberts. Crext~OvX
of a ducal coronet or a griffin's head pean. Motto— Das. >it2»
ratio.

jStaf— Alscot Park, Stratford-on-Avon.

Ciiti— Arthur's.



CORNWALLIS WEST OF EUTHIN
CASTLE.

CoBNWALLis - West, William: Cornwallis,
Esq. of Euthin Castle, co. Denbigh, and Ncwlands
Manor, Hants, J. P., Lord Lieut, and Custos
Rotulorum of co. Denbigh, High Sheriff 1872,
Hon. Col. Denbighshire Riile Volunteers, and M.P.
for West Denbighsliiro from 1886 to 1892, h. 20
March, 1835 ; m. 3 Oct. 1872, Mary, eldest dau. of
Rev. Frederick Fitzpatrick and Lady Olivia his
wife, dau. of Thomas, 2nd Marquess of Headfort,
and has issue,

George Frederick Mtddelton, Lieut. 3rd Batt. Royal

Welsh Fusiliers, b. 14 Oct. 1874.
Mary Theresa Olivia, m. 1892, H.S.H. Prince Hans Heinrich

of Pless.
Constance Edwina.

Col. W. C. West has assumed the additional name

of COENWALLia.

Lineagre — The Hon. Frederick West, b. 1767 (3rd son
of John, 2nd Earl De la Warr, by Mary his wife, dau. of Lieut.-
Gen. Wynward); vi. 1st, 17 April, 1792, Charlotte dau. and
co-heir of Richard Mitchell, Esq. of Culhain Court, Berks,
and by her (who d. 13 June, 1795) had a dau., Charlotte
Louisa, d. 27 Jan. 1869. He m. 2ndly, 31 May, 1798, Maria,
dau. and co-heir of the late Richard Myddleton, Esq. of Chirk
Castle, CO. Denbigh ; and d. 22 March, 1852, having had by
that lady (who d. Oct. 1843) an only son,

Frederick Richard West, Esq. of Ruthin Castle, co. Den-
bigh, M.P., 6. 1799 ; m. 1st, 14 Nov. 1820, Lady Georgiana Stan-
hope, dau. of William Philip, 5th Earl of Chesterfield, and
became a widower 1824. He m. 2ndly, 11 Sept. 1827, Theresa,
only dau. of the late John Whitby, Capt. R.N., of Newlands
Manor, and d. 1 May, 1862, having by her (who d. 1886) had
issue,

Frederick Mtddelton, of Ruthin Castle, late of the 7th
Light Dragoons, b. 31 Aug. 183U; d. unm. 13 Aug. 1868.
William Cornwallis, now of Euthin Castle.
Georgiana Theresa Ella, m. 30 Sept. Ie75, Warren Pea-
cocke, Esq. of Efford Park, Hants, who d. 5 March,
1877.
Florence.

Theresa Lucy Sophia Elphinstone.

Arms — Arg., a fess dancettee sa., quartering Middelton of
Chirk Castle. Crests — Out of a ducal coronet or, a griffin's head
az. beaked and eared gold. il/o«o— Jour de ma vie.

.S'<;ais — Ruthin Castle, Ruthin, co. Denbigh; and Newlanda
Manor, Milford-on-Sea, Lymington, Hants.



WEST OF HORHAM HALL.

West, Rev. Geoege, of Ilorham Hall, Essex,
M.A. Oxon, J.P., b. 25 Nov. 1830 ; w. 10 Sept. 1861,
Marianne Thorp, dau. of William Dickson, Esq. of
Alnwick and Alnmouth, Northumberland, and has



I. Francis George, b. 3 Aug. 1864.

II. William Goldsborough, b. 12 Oct. 1865.

III. George, b. 11 June, 1369, d. 15 June, 1871.

IV. Charles Crewze, b. '22 March, 1873.

I. Frances Sarah. ii. Catherine Helena.

III. Ethel Grace Thorp.

Lineage. — Thomas West, traditionally considered to
liave sprung from the ancient family of West, Lords de la
Warr, of Ash, had issue. Tno.MAs West, b. 8 Oct. 1606, whose
son, Rowland West, of Ash, had issue, Rowland West, b.
1653; in. 19 May, 1674, Mary Draper, and d. 1711, leaving
issue, Rowland West, b. 17 Feb. 1075; tn. 17 May, 1703,
Anne, dau. of Sir Henry Browne, and d. 1745, leaving au
eldest son,



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John West, of Ash, o. 4 April, 1704; in. 31 March, 1730,
Sarah Jarratt, and d. 1753, leaving,

George West, eldest son and heir, 6. Jan. 1734, d. 4 March,
1823, having been twice married : 1st, Oct. 17G6, to Mary,
dau. and co-heir of George Novell, by whom (who d. 2 Marcli,
1772) he had, with a dau., Sarah, who d. aa infant, an only
son,

George, M.A. Oxon, of whom presently.
George West, the elder, to. 2ndly, Anne, dau. of JohnKnowles,
and by her (who d. 12 Dec. 1804) had two sons,

I. John, M.A. Oxon, Rector of Chettle, Dorset, and of Fam-
hani, in the same co.. Domestic Chaplain to the Earl of
Bessborough, 6. 1778; m. 1807, Harriett, 2nd dau. of Rev.
Christopher Atkinson, Vicar of Wethersfield, P'spcx, by
Catherine bis wife, only dau. of Sir Peter Byrne Leicester,
Bart., and sister to Sir John Fleming Leicester, Bart., after-
wards Lord dc Tablcy, by whom (who d. 23 March, 1839) he
had six surviving children,

1 John Rowland, M.A., Vicar of Wrawby and Brigg, co.
Lincoln, late Fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge, b. SO July,
1808 ; m. 13 April, 1858, Harriet Philadelphia, 3id dau.
of Rev. Joseph Stockdale, Vicar of Kingerby, and Rector
of Tetford.

2 Augustus Henry, 6.26 Aug. 1813.

3 Charles Atkinson, in. Eleanor, dau. of the late Dudley
C. C. Elwes, of Brigg, co. Lincoln {see Elwes of Great
BMinq) ; and d. 29 March, 1855, leaving by her (who in.
2ndly,"9 Sept. 1858, Rev. Thomas Field, B.D., Rector of
Bigby, CO. Leicester) two da us., Mary Eleanor Josephine
and Charlotte Frances Harriet.

4 Alfred.

1 Harriet, m. 22 May, 1860, Arthur Tennyson, brother of
the late Poet-Laureate.

2 Catherine, m. Horatio Tennyson, brother of the late
Poet-Laureate.

Rev. John West d. 31 Dec. 1845.

II. William, late in the H.E.I.C.S., 6. 25 March, 1780 ; and
d. 7 April, 1855, having twice married, and leaving sur-
viving issue by his 1st wife (who d. 2 Dec. 1834) an only
dau., Caroline, in. 27 Nov. 1858, Lancelot Austwick, Esq.,
and by his 2nd wife (who d. 19 April, 1861) two sods, John
Adolphus and Charles Augustus.

The only son of the 1st marriage,

Rev. George West, Rector of Stoke-next-Guildford, 6. 24
April, 1768: d. 25 May, 1831; m. 12 Sept. 1797, Sarah, only
dau. and sole surviving issue of Francis Creuze,* by Sarah his
wife, only child of William Goldsborough,t by Sarah his wife,
one of the three daus. and co-heirs of John Slaney and Bar-
bara Mitford his wife, and by her (who survived him above
twenty-two years, and d. 11 June, 1853) left (with a dau.,
Sarah Ord, d. 17 April, 1877 ; m. 25 Aug. 1818, Rev. John
Sturges Lievre, M.A., Rector of Little Ashby, co. Leicester,
who d. 25 April, 1864) an only son,

Francis George West, late of Horham Hall, J. P. and D.L.,
/). 11 July, 1805; m. 23 March, 1830, Frances, dau. of the late
James Green, and left issue by her (who d. 8 Jan. 1875),

I. George, now of Horham.

I. Frances, m. 16 June, 1864, William Dickson, jun., Esq.

II. Emily Sarah, m. 10 Feb. 1863, Rev. William Tudor Thorp,
B.A. Oxon: and d. 24 Oct. 1871.

III. Emma Caroline, m. 18 Jan. 1870, Rev. J. J. Eoumien.

IV. Mary Elizabeth, m. 25 Aug. 1879, W. F. Ryle, Esq.

He d. 15 March, 1871.

Arms — Quarterly : 1st, arg., a fess dancettee sa., for West ;
2nd gu., a dexter arm issuant, the hand holding a sword, on
its point three crescents interlaced all ppr., for Creuze : 3rd,
az., across flory arg., for Goldsborough; 4th, gu., a bend
lietween three martlets or, for Slanet.

Scat — Horham Hall, Thaxted, Essex.



WESTBY OF EOEBUCK CASTLE.

Westby, Feancis Vandeleub, Esq. of Eoebuck,
Castle, CO. Dublin, and Kilballyowen and Kosroe,
CO. Clare, b. 15 June, 1859 ; s. his father 1893 ;
m. 1888, Janet Louisa, 2nd dau. of George Orme,
Esq. of Castle Lacken, co. Mayo, and has issue,

I. Perceval St. George Charles, 6. 20 Nov. 1888.

II. Horace William Turner, 6. 22 Dec. 1891.

* John Creuze, only brother of Francis Creuze, d. s. p. 27
Oct. 1823, nged 86. He was High Sheriff of Surrey 1788, and
a D.L. from 1790 till his death.

t William Goldsborougli was eldest son of Nicholas Golds-
1)01 ough and Katherine Hedges his wife, dau. of Robert
Hedges, of Kingsdown, Stratton St. Margaret's, Wilts, and
niece of Sir William Hedges, Knt., who was first cousin to Sir
Chailcs Hedges, Secretary of Slate to King William and Queen
Anne. Robert Hedges, of Macroom Castle, co. Cork, who d.
in June, 1840, was of the saur-c family.



Ijineagre. — The founder of this family, in Ireland, is pre-
sumed to have been

Thomas Westbt, son of Major Westby, of Rawsliffe, co.
Lancaster, who settled in Clonmel. His eldest son, the first
authenticated ancestor of the family,

Nicholas Westby, Esq. of Ennis, co. Clare, Collector of the
Customs of that port, in. 1698, Frances, dau. of John Stepney,
Esq. of Durrow, Queen's Co., and acquired, as the marriage
portion of his wife, the estate of High Park, co. Wicklow. By
her (who (?. 29 March, 1732) he left at his decease, 19 Oct. 1716,
a dau. Jane, in. Robert Perceval, Esq. of Knightsbrooke, co.
Meath, and a son,

William Westbt, Esq. of High Park, co. Wicklow, 6. 3 Nov.
1702; 7)1. 1743, Mary, dau. of Brigadier-Gen. Jones, by Mary,
dau. and sole heiress of Richard Neville, Esq. of F'urnace, co.
Kildare, and had issue, with three other daua.,

I. Nicholas, of High Park, b. 28 March, 1751, M.P. for
Tulsk, as well as co. Wicklow, served as High Sheriff, and
d. unin. 30 Nov. 1800. His will was proved 1801, under
which the mansion and estate of High Park passed to the
younger of his two surviving brothers.

II. William, of whom presently.

III. Edward, Master in Chanceiy in Ireland, b. 11 Sept. 1755,
who became of High Park, and served as High Sheriff 1807 :
m. 1st, 1787, Anne, eldest dau. and co-heiress of Richard
Palmer, Esq. of Glannacurragh Castle, King's Co., and by
her (who d. 22 June, 1791) had issue,

Frances, in. 18 Oct. 1816, Richard Donovan, Esq. of Bally-
more, CO. Wexford.
Mary, m. 1817, Joshua Nunn, Esq. of St. Margarets, co,

Wexford.
Mr. Westby, m. 2ndly, Phoebe, 3rd dau. of Richard Palmer,
Esq. of Glannacurragh Castle, and d. 8 Oct. 1838, having
by her,

William Jones, late of High Park, J. P. and D.L., High
Sheriff 1827, 6. 23 Nov. 1802 ; m. 9 June, 1828, Catherine,
2nd dau. of Col. George Grogan, of Seafield, co. Dublin,
and by her (who d. 11 Oct. 1882) had issue,

1 William Henry, now of High Park, late 66th Eegt.
6. 3 July, 1831.

2 Thomas Jones, b. 3 Jan. 1838.

1 Maria Palmer. 2 Anne.

3 Jane Malvina. 4 Isabella Frances.

5 Martha, m. 19 July, 1877, Rev. William H. Godfrey,
of Parkgariffe, co. Kerry.
Nicholas Henry Jones, b. 17 July, 1805, a Lieut, in the 2nd
Regt. of Foot, and subsequently in the 1st Royal Dragoons;
TO. and had issue.

Henry Humbertson Jones (Rev.), b. 9 July, 1809, Canon of
St. Patrick's and Prebendary of Yagoe ; in. 5 March, 1835,
Mary, eldest dau. of Col. Cash, of Belville, co. Dubiin,
and d. 17 Aug. 1887, leaving issue.
Martha Jones, d. unm.

Anne Palmer, in. 2 Aug. 1831, Parsons, 5th son of Sir Hugh
Crofton, Bart, of Mohill House, co. Leitrim. She d. 12
March, 1884.
Jane Jones, m. 17 Dec. 1831, James Perceval, Esq. of
Barntown House, co. Wexford, a Major in the army.
I. Mary, to. Thomas Browne, Esq. of New Grove.
Mr. Westby, High Sheriff co. AVicklow 1733, d. 12 Oct. 1754.
His 2nd son,

William Westby, Esq. of Thornhill, co. Dublin, b. 18 June
1753; in. 1st, 18 April, 1781, Mary, dau. of George Fletcher,
Esq. of Tottenham, and by her (who d. 17 May, 1797) had
issue,

Nicholas, his heir.

George, Lieut. 95th or Bifie Kegt., b. 2 June, 1790 ; killed
5 May, 1811, at Fuentes D'Onore, Spain. He d. unm.
Edward, Cornet 2nd North British Dragoons, b. 25 Aug. 1794 ;
killed at Waterloo, 18 June, 1815. He d. unm.
Mary. Louisa.

Wilhelmina, TO. Eight Hon. Richard Moore, late one of the
Justices of the Court of King's Bench in Ireland.

Mr. Westby m. 2ndly, 28 Aug. 1809, Elizabeth, dau. of George
Boleyn Whitney, Esq. of Newpas, co. Westmeath, but by her
had no issue. He d. 5 Nov. 1835. The eldest son,

Nicholas Westby, Esq. of co. Clare, b. 23 Oct. 1787; m.
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