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ell, of that place, s. her fatlier
1887.

liineagre. — This family was long settl^ in the co. of
Durham and the North Riding of Yorkshire.

Giles W^etherell, Mayor of Stockton, co. Durham, 16."7
(son of Rowland Wetherell, JIayor of Stockton 1619 and 16'20,
and grandson of Giles Wetherell, of Stockton, who d. 1G04), ?«.
Anne, dau. of Henry Marwood, Esq. and sister of Sir George
Marwood, Bart, of Little Busby, co. York, and had issue. Of
the same family were

The Rev. Mar.maduke Wetherell, Rector of Middleton St.
George andDinsUale, co. Durham, who was bur. at thefoiUKT
place 26 Jan. 168'j-90, and

William Wetherell, Esq. of Middleton St. George, m. 1 1
May, 1658, Alice Bishoprick. and by her (who d. Jan. 170.j,
kft issue at his death, July, 1693, to survive infancy,

I. Richard, 6. 1659 ; m. and had issue.

II. Marmaduke, ft. 1661 ; m. and had issue.

III. William, ft. 1668; m. and had issue.

IV. John, of Croft, co. Durham, ft. 1G67 ; m. 28 March, 17C0,
Anne Crawford, and had, with numerous other issue,

Marmaduke, of Croft, who d. Nov. 1793, leaving by his
wife, Isabella (with two daus. and a younger son, Marma-
duke, of Hurworth, co. Durham, who hi. Christiana, da,
of John Seymour, Esq. of Newsham, co. Durham, au'j
d. s. p. 11 Aug. 1845), an elder son,
Thomas, of Croft, m. 1786, Mary, dau. of John Spy-
mour, Esq. of Newshani, and by her (who d. 15 Feb.



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WET



ISSS) left, with otlier issue, at his donth, 12 April, 1S22,
aEon,

Thomas, of Lincoln, a Director of the Great Northern
Kailway; m. 22 Aus. 1839, .lane, daii. of John
.S<iuires. Esq. of Walton, co. Lancaster, and d. 18
June, 1S60, Having had issue,
1 Charles Seymour, b. and d. 1S40.
•J William Squires, 6. 10 April, 1S12; is married
and has issue.

S Thomas Denison, 6. 1845; d. an infant.
4 TliKMias. b. 1S4S: <;. 1861.
.') Kdward Seymour, 6. 11 Dec. 1850.

1 Anne Yietoria. m. S Jan. 1874, the Ecv. Frederick
Ueatson Ulenkin, Vicar of St. Kicholas and St.
John, Lincoln.

2 Jane, m. 8 Keb. 1877, at the British Embassy,
Paris, I'ield Uppleby, Esq. of Lincoln.

John, hapt. 1 May, 1706, left issue by his wife Jane,

Christopher, of Piercebridge, co. Durham, bapt. at

llmudrth, 1 Aus. 1749, m. at Gainford, co. Diirl.am,

•J!) Oct. 1772, Jane, dau. of Adam IMusgrave, Esq. of

riereebridge, and </. s. p. 17 May, 1797.
Thomas, of Hurworth and Brafl'erton, co. Durham, who

leir, with other issue, by his wife Ann, a son,
Thomas, of Gainfovd, 6. 12 June, 1777, vi. 27 Dec.
ISCO, Elizabeth, dau. of John Clark, Esq. of Lang-
ton. CO. Durham, who <7. June, 1844. He inherited
Ihe lands of his uncle Christopher Wetherell (named
above), in Gainford parish. He left issue at his death
19 April, 1811 (with two dans.) two sons, i. Chris-
topher, cf Darlington, solicitor, bapt. 25 July, 1805,
7,1. but d.s.p. 25 May, 1S43; ii. John Clark, of
Gainford, bapt. 2 Aug. 1807, m. 13 June, 1837, Mary,
dau. of Matthew Dent, Esq. of Hope, co. York, and
bv her (who d. Jan. 1847) left issue at his decease in
ls74, 1 Elizabeth, m. 4 May, lb55, at Gretna Green,
and afterwards at Winston parish church, Thomas
Wylam Deighton, Esq. of Winston, co. Durham,
and lias issue, William Wetherell, b. 1857 ; Tom Edwin,
!>. 1SG4; Wylam, b. 1866; Seymour, 6. 1869; Harold,
b. 1871; Mary Elizabeth; Emma Jane: Eugenie;
Edith. 2 Mary, j». 11 April, 1872, John Thurlow
Potts, Esq., J. P., and has issue, Edmund Thurlow, b.
1S78, and Hilda Mary. 3 Jane Isabella.

V. Thomas, b. 1668 ; twice married, and left issue.

VI. George, b. 1670; m. 1693, Anno Killinghall; of Mid-
dleton-Sc.-George.

VII. Kathan, /,. 1671, of Swalwell, co. Durham; m. but
d. s. t>. Marcli, 1751.

viii. Cornelius, of whom below.
The 8th and youngest son, ,

CoKNELics Wetherell, of the city of Durham, heir to his
brother Nathan, b. 1679; d. Feb. 175S, leaving issue by his
w ife Margaret,

I. Henry, b. 1714; from whom descended tlie late Rev.
Charies Wetherell, M.A., Rector of Byfield, co. Northamp-
ton.

II. PiiciiAnD, of the city of Durham, Proctor of the Con-
-sistory Court of the Palatinate, b. 1717; m. 1st, 30 Dec.
174G, Judith (who d. May, 1754), dau. of Richard Chambers,
Esq. of Newcastle-upon-Tyne (by his wife Eleanor, dau.
and co-heiress of John Beckwith, Esq. of Warden Law, co.
Durham), and aunt of Sir Robert Chambers, Chief Justice
of Bengal. Mr. Wetherell m. 2ndly, 19 Nov. 1755, Mary,
widow of the Rev. Francis Lewis, and d. 19 Sept. 1773,
leaving by his first wife two dans., his co-heiresses,

1 Eleanor, m. 5 Feb. 1771, John Hayes, Esq. of Durham,
Pi-octor uf the Palatinate Consistory Court, and d. 6
April, 1837, having had issue,

John Wetherell Hays, Esq. of South Bailey, Durham,
Clerk of Assize for the co. Palatine of Durham, who
</. 21 Nov. 1876. His only son is the Rev. John Hays,
M.A. of Christ's Coll. Cambridge, Rector of Navenby,
CO. Lincoln, and Canon of Lincoln.

l\iary. vi. John GrifJith, Esq. of Mordan and Durham.

i;leanor Judith, m. Emanuel John Martiny, Merchant of
Hamburg.

Margaret, m. James Raynes, Merchant, of Hamburg.
Her son is J. Trevelyan Raynes, Esq. of Rock Park, co.
Chi'Ster.

Judith, d. vnm. 24 Nov. 1861.

i - ihella Alicia, »i. Thomas Greenwell, Esq. of Green-
well, CO. Durham, J. P. and D.L.

2 Margaret, m. as 1st wife, 18 April, 1771, John Rob.son,
Esq. of Durham, and dying May, 1784, left (with other
children, who d. young ors. p.) two daus., Judith, wite
ot John Coclirane, Esq. of Thurloe Square, London, and
Jlar^'aret, wile of the Rev. Thomas Deason, Vicar of
V.liitwonh, CO. Durham, and an eldest son,

Richard Robson, Esq. of Doncaster, m. Mary, dau. of
lOhnNieoll, l'".sq. of Elestree Hall, co. Herts, and Pock-
lington, CO. York (by his wife. Faith, sister of Hum-
phrey Brook Osbaldiston, Esq. of Hunmanby Hall, co.
York), and by her was father of the late Rev. Richard
Swan liobson, of Gateforth Hou.se, and Hunoianby



Hall, CO. York, J.P., who in 1836, assumed by royal
licence, the name of Brooke only, on his marriage with
his cousin, Jane, dau. and heiress of Lieut.-Col.
Hutchinson, by his wife Catherine, elder dau. and co-
lu'lre's of the above-named Humphrey Brooke Osbal-
diston, Esq. of Hunmanby, by his wife, Catherine, dau.
of Sir J. Pennington, Bart., and sister of Lord Mun-
caster.

III. Nathan, Dean of Hereford, of whom presently.

I. Margaret, m. 20 June, 1752, John Forster, Merchant, of
London.

II. Alice, HI. 14 Aug. 1759, Robert Turner, Gent, of Sunder-
land. Her only child. Margaret, was wife of the late Rev.
George Stephenson, M.A. of Magdalen Coll. Oxon, Rector
of Redmarshal, co. Durham, J. P.

The 3rd son.

The Very Rev. Nathan Wetherell, D.D., 6. 14 June,
1726, was Dean and Prebendary of Hereford, for nearly half
a century Master of University Coll. Oxford, Vice-Chancellor
of that University, and a Prebendary of Westminster; he m.

22 April, 1765, Richarda, dau. of Alexander Croke, Esq.* of
Studley Priory, Oxford, andaunt totlie eminentSir Alexander
Croke, LL.D. of Studley Priory, and by her (who d. 13 Nov.
1812) the Dean had issue to survive infancy,

I. Nathan Croke, b. 1767; Barrister-at-Law, and B.C.L. of
University Coll. Oxford, d. u-nm. 1840.

II. Robert (Itev.), b. 1768, B.C.L. of New Coll. Oxford, Pre-
bendary of Hereford, Rector of Newton Longueville, Bucks,
and Viear of Stanford, Berks ; m. June, 1814, Anne, eldest
dau. of Henry Merewether, Esq. of Calne, co. Wilts, and
cousin of the very Rev. John Merewether, D.D., Dean of
Hereford ; to. but d. s. p. 20 Oct. 1842. His widow d. 23
April, 1866.

in. Cliarles (Sir), D.C.L., 6. 1770; twice Attorney-General,
M.P. for Oxford, Recorder of Bristol, and Chancellor of the
County Palatine of Durham; m. 1st, 28 Dec. 1826, hia
cousin, Jane Sarah Elizabeth, dau. of Sir Alexander Croke,
of Studley Priory, co. Oxford, and by her (who d. 21 April,
1831) had an only son, Charles, b. and d. 1830. Sir Charles
Wetherell vi. 2ndly, 27 Nov. 1838, Harriet Elizabeth, dau. of
Col. Francis and the Hon. Mrs. Warneford (dau. of Viscount
Ashbrooke), of Warneford Place, Wilts, but had no further
issue. His widow. Lady Wetherell Warneford (who assumed
her paternal surname by royal licence, Sept. 1847), d. 8 Dec.
1864.

IV. Richard, of whom hereafter.

V. Henry (The Ven.), B.D. of University ColL Oxford,
Archdeacon of Hereford, Prebendary of Gloucester, Rector
of Kentchurch, Rector of Thruxton, Vicar of Kingston, all
CO. Hereford, b. 1775; m. Harriet Maria, dau. of Edward
Bolton Clive, Esq., M.P. of Whitfield, co. Hereford, by his
wife the Hon. Harriet Archer, dau. and co-heiress of the lasi
Lord Archer. Archdeacon Wetherell d. s. p. 23 Dec. 1857.
His widow d. 8 Dec. 1864.

VI. James, B.C.L. of New Coll. Oxford, Prebendary of Here-
ford, Vicar of Lyonshall, co. Hereford, and Vicar of Upton
St. Leonards, co. Gloucester, b. 1786 ; m. 3 Oct. 1815, Lucy
(who d. 15 Feb. 1832), dau. of Thomas Huntingford, Esq.,
and neice of Dr. Huntingford, Bishop of Hereford : he
d. s.p. 16 July, 1857.

I. Margaret, to. 17 Dec. 1807, the Rev. George Shepherd,
D.n., Preacher of Grays Inn, and d. .5. p.

II. Richarda, m. 5 Aug. 1813, Col. Love Parry Jones, 2nd
foot, of Lwynn Onn, co. Denbigh, and by liim had an only
child, Frances Ricarda, wife of the late Wm. Frederick
F'arrer, Esq., of Brayfield House, High Sheriff co. Bucking-
ham 1857.

HI. Sarah, m. 29 April, 1800, the Rev. Thomas Lane Freer,
M.A., Rector of Handsworth, co. Stafford (son of John
Freer, Esq., by Jane, dau. of Thomas Lulc, Esq. of King's
Bromley), and had issue.

IV. Charlotte, m. 20 Dec. 1804, Bich.ard Sr"oror, Esq., M.P.
for North Warwickshire (son of Isaac Spo- mer, Esq. of
Elmdon Hall, co. Warwick, by Barbara, s;sic-r of Lord Cal-
thorpe), and had issue.

V. Mary, m. 28 Jan. 1801, the Rev. John Clu.tton, D.D.,
Prebendary of Hereford.

VI. Elizabeth, to. as 1st wife, 13 Aug. 1812, the Rev. Edward
Rowden, M.A., Vicar of Highworth, Wilts, and Select
Preacher to the University of Oxford, and had issue.

The Dean of Hereford d. 29 Dec. 1807, and was bur. id the
chapel of University College. His 4th son.

Tub Rev. Richard Wetherell, of Pashley, co. Sus-
sex, 51. A. of University Coll. Oxford, Rector of Notgrove,
Vicar of Westbury-on-Severn, and a Magistrate for co. Glou-
cester; h. 1773 ; ?)i. 1st, 23 Nov. 1796, Caroline (who d.

23 April, 1833), only surviving child and heiress of Thomas
May, Esq. of Pashley, Sussex. Mr. Wetherell to. 2ndly,
Sarah (who d. s. p. 28 Jan. 1858), dau. of J. Gray, Esq.,
and widow of Capt. Duff, and d.22 Jan. 1858, leaving issue by
his 1st wife.



• The ancient family of Croke, alias Blount, of Studley,
descends from most of the royal and Imperial Houses of
Europe. See Sir Alexander Croke's liistcry of tlte Croke
Family.



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I. Richard, of Frant, Sussex, J.P. for Sussex, and late Major
Sussex Artillery Militia, 6. 30 March, 1800 ; m. 2 Oct. 1832,
Edith Lee, dau. of William Tebitt, Esq. of Park Farm,
Hawkhurst, Kent, and d. Sept. 1893, leaving by her (ivhod.
Nov. 1893) surviving issue,

Robert William Mat, Col. 16th Regt., b. 10 Dec. 1834;
m. 6 July, 1864, Emily Louisa, dau. of William Annand,
Esq. of Halifax, Nova Scotia, and has two sons, William
Edward May, b. 1 July, 1872; and Robert, 6. 20 Jan.
1874.

Fanny Edith.

II. Thomas May (Rev.), M. A., Vicar of Flaxley, co. Gloucester
b. 17 April, 1807; m. 4 July, 1833, Anne, dau. of Henry
Winchester, Esq. of Hawkhurst, Kent; d.s.p. 12 April,
1873.

III. Nathan, late of Pashley House.

IV. Charles (Rev.), M.A. of Worcester Coll. Oxford, 6. 8 Aug.
1810; d. unm. 18 May, 1845.

V. Henrv.

-VI. William (Rev.), Fellow and B.C.L. of New Coll. Oxford,
Rector of Upper Heyford, co. Oxford, 6. 21 March, 1815;
rf. unm. 23 Oct. 1864.

VII. Robert Alexander, b. 29 Sept. 1820; d. xinm. 26 Feb.
1856.

VIII. Edward, b. 1 July, 1823.

I. Mary, m. 25 July, 1828, Rev. John Everleigh, Vicar of
Darenth, Kent.

II. Elizabeth, rf. vnm. 27 Jan. 1865.

III. Caroline, rf. unm. 13 Feb. 1827.

IV. Frances Ricarda, m. 27 Dec. 1843, Francis Henry Rich,
Esq. of Stoke Knoll, Hants.

V. Eleanora, in. 27 Dec. 1843, Charles E. Hayes Newington,
Esq. of Hishlands, Sussex. She rf. 14 Jan. 1892.

VI. Charlotte, rf. unm. 20 Aug. 1834.

The younger son,

Nathan Wethekeix, Esq. of Pashley House, Sussex, M.A.,
Trin. Hall, Cambridge, 6. 24 Dec. 1808; m. 28 Oct. 1838,
Susan, dau. of Thomas Gould, Esq, of Northaw Place,
CO. Hertford, and by her (who d. 20 Dec. 1879) had
issue,

I. Susan Margaret, m. 31 March, 1869, George Jonathan
Norton (who rf. s. p. 17 March, 1870), eldest son of George
Darby, Esq., M.P. of Markly, Sussex (see thatfamihi).

II. Ellen Lydia Ricarda, m. 29 June, 18G5, Capt. Edward
Ommanney Hollist, Royal Artillery, eldest son of Hasler
Hollist, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Lodsworth House, Sussex,
by his wife Frances Geoigiana, dau. of Sir Francis
Molyneux Ommanney, and has issue.

III. Habbiet Elizabeth, now of Pashley.

Mr. AVetherell, who was a Magistrate for Sussex, was called to
the Bar at the Inner Temple in 1834, and rf. 1887.

Amu — Arg., two lions passant guardant sa. on a chief
,'ndented of the last tliree covered cups or, quartering May.
viz., gu. a fess between eight billets or. Crest — A demi-lion
rampant sa. grasping a covered cup or. Another crest is a
lion's gamb couped sa. grasping a covered cup or.

ScnJ— Pashley House, Ticehurst, Sussex.



WEYLAND OP "WOODEATON.

Wetland, John, Esq. of VVoodeaton, co. Oxford,
and Woodrising, Norfolk, J.P. and D.L., High
Sheriff 1870, Z>. 3 May, 1821 ; m. 8 Aug. 1850, Lady
Catherine de Burgh, daii. of Uhck John, Marquess
of Clanricarde, K.P., and has issue,

I. John, Lieut. 1st Life Guards, b. 9 Nov. 1855 ; d. at Malta
25 Oct. 1382.

II. Make Ulick, late Lieut, Rifle Brigade, J,P, Oxon, 6. 16
Aug. 1860.

I. Burga Henrietta.

Xiineagre. — The Weylands (whose name implies "wet
land "), originally of Norfolk, to which county they subse-
quently returned during the last century, are stated to have
been a branch of the family which, in the time of Edward I.,
held large possessions, with the manors of Wigenhalls,
Oxburgh, Garboldisham, Shipden, ic, in that co., as appears
from deeds cited by Bloomefield,

Mark Wetland, of St. Saviour's, Southwark, bur. there 1
May, 1688, left by Mary his wife, a son,

Mark Wetland, Esq. h. 14 June, 1661, an eminent Mer-
chant in London, and a Bank Director 1742. He was bur.
at St. George's Botolph, 24 Aug. of the same year, leaving
issue, by Anne his wife (who d. 20 Feb. 1744-5). The son and
heir,

John Wetland, Esq. af Woodrising, Norfolk, and Wood-
eaton, O.Kon, bapt, 26 March, 1713-4; m. 1741, Ann, dau. of
William Sheldon, Esq., and dying 1 Oct, 1767, was bur, at
Woodrising, leaving issue,



John, his heir.

Letitia, m. 18 July, 1773, Robert Hudson, Esq. of Ted-

dington.
Ann, m. — Warren, Esq., and left a dau., Ann, wife of the

Rev. Henry Vernon.
Susanna. Sarah.

The son and heir,

John AVetland, Esq. of Woodrising and Woodeaton, 6.
24 March, 1744; r/i.SlDec. 1772, Elizabeth Johanna, dau. and
co-heir of John Nourse, Esq. of Woodeaton, by Elizabeth his
wife, dau. of Paul Jodrell, Esq. of Lewknor, co. Oxford, and
by her (who rf. 8 Feb, 1822) had issue,

I. John, of Woodrising, b. 4 Dec, 1774 ; m, 12 March, 1799,
Elizabeth, dau. and heir of Whitstead Keene, Esq. of
Richmond, M.P., and rf, s. p.

II. Mark, rf. young.

III. Richard, of Woodeaton and Woodrising, Major in the
Army, served in the Peninsular war, High Sheriff and M.P.
for CO. Oxford, h. 25 March, 1780; 7)1. 12 Sept. 1820, Char-
lotte, dau. of Charles Gordon, Esq. of Cluny, and widow of
Sir John Lowther Johnstone, Bart., and rf, Oct. 1864,
having had by her (v/ho rf. 1 Dec. 1845),

1 John, now of Woodeaton.

2 Richard Henry, rf. 28 Feb. 1868.

1 Elizabeth Johanna, m. 12 Sept. 1844, James Walter, Earl
of Verulam, and rf. 5 July, 1886, leaving issue,

I. Johanna Elizabeth, m. 1st, 2 Sept. 1807, Henry Jodrell,
Esq. of Bayfield, Norfolk ; and 2ndly, 20 July, 1815, Geome
N. Best, Esq. of the Middle Temple, who rf. 25 March, 1845.

II. Sophia, m. 1st, 30 Sept. 1798. Robert Mosse, Esq., brother
of Dr. Mosse, of Oxford, by whom (who rf. 17 June, 1801)
she had a dau. and heir, Mary, m. 20 Aug. 1822, Viscount
Chetwynd. She m. 2ndly, the Rev, John Ballard, and had
issue by him, John, who" m. 1842, Elizabeth, dau. of John
Fane, Esq. of Wormsley.

III. Marianne, ra. 9 June, 1815, Sir Gregory Holman Way,
K.C.B., Col, of the West Indian Regt,, who rf. 20 Feb.
1844, s. p.

IV. Frances Appollonia, d. youn^.

V. Emma Catherine, to. 3 May, 1804, David Chambers, Esq.,
Capt. R.N., who rf. 24 May, 1815, aged 73, leaving issue.

VI. Cicily Letitia, m. 29 May, lsl3. Sir Edward Bowyer
Smijth, Bart, of Hill Hall, and Horeham Hall, Essex, and
has issue.

Mr. Weyland, who served at one time as High Sheriff of co.
Oxford, rf, 24 July, 1825, aged 81.

Arms — Erm., on a cross gu. five escallops or. Crest — A lioa
rampant sa.

i'^ea(s— Woodrising, Shipdliara ; and Woodeaton, Oxford.
C(u6— Carlton.



WHARTON OF SKELTON CASTLE.

Wharton, John Thomas, Esq. of Grilling Wood
and Skelton Castle, co, York, M.A,, J,P, and D.L.,
b. 9 March, 1809 ; m. 7 Dec, 1854, Charlotte, eldest
dau, of Henry Walter Yeoman, Esq, of Wood-
lands, CO, York, by Lady Margaret Bruce I)undas
his wife, dau. of Lawrence, 1st Earl of Zetland,
and by her (who d. 6 April, 1892), has issue a son
and heir,

William Henrt Anthost, J. P., b. 14Nov. 1859, educated at
Eton, and Magdalen College, Cambridge; m. 20 July,
1888, Emily Harriott, 2nd dau. of the Rev. C. B. Yeo-
man, Vicar of Manfield, co, York,

Lineage, — Henkt AVharton, of Wharton, on the banks

of the Eden, Westmorland, living Henrt V., descended from

William de Wherton, temp. Richard II., m. Elizabeth, dau.

of Sir Thomas Musgrave, Knt. of Harcla Castle, Westmorland,

and had issue,

Thomas, of AVharton and Croglin, who was ancestor of the

Lords Wharton, whose representative, Philip Wharton,

6th Lord, and 2nd Marquess of Wharton, was created DnKE

of Wharton 20 Jan. 1718, His Grace, who had been

attainted for joining the Chevalier, rf. 1731, when all his

honours, save the barony of Wharton, independently of

the attainder, became extinct, but, were that Act repealed,

the barony would then be vested in the existing co heirs,

one of whom is Charles Kemeys Kemeys-Tyute, Esq. of

Halsewcll House, Somerset.

Gilbert, of whom presently.

The 2nd son,

Gilbert Wharton, Collector of the subsidy in Westmor-
land, 7)1. Joan, dau. and heiress of Kirkby, of Kirkby Thore,
Westmorland, and had issue, John, his succi'ssor; Edward,
Rector of Wharton ; William ; and Henry, Rector of Kirkby
Thore, Gilbert Wharton, dying 1430, was s. by his eldest
son,

John AVbarton, of Kirkby Thore, living 1461, m. Isabel



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dau. and co-heir of John Lancaster, of Brampton, and relict
of — De Fleming, hy whom ho had two sons,

JoHX, his successor.

Christopher, of Offerton. co. Durham, whose preat-grandson,
Christopher, of Otfortun, vi. Mi.<s Shepperson, left an only
dau. and heiress, Elizabeth Wharton, who m. Georce
Slyddleton, Esq. of Siiksworth, lineal descendant of Sir
Jolin Myddleton, of Belsoa Castle, and thus conveyed the
estate of Offerton to that family. Elizabeth Myddleton was
s. at her decease by her 2nd son, Francis Myddleton, Esq.,
of Offerton. who was himself s. by his son, Kiehard
Myddleton, Esq. of Olferton, who m. Catharine, only dau.
aiid htiress of Mcholas Conyers, of BowUiy and Esfington,
a suunch royalist, by Jane, dau. of Sir William Lamblon,
who was slain at Maiston Moor, and had issue, 1 Francis,
who d. s. p.; 1 Catherine, who m. Cuthbert Heron, Esq.,
and had a son. Sir Thomas Heron, who assumed the
Burnaine of Myddleton, but dying without male issue,
ISOl, the estate passed to his cousin, Robert Wharton,
Esq. : 2 Mary, who m. Kobert Wharton, Esq., and her
grandson was Eobert Wharton Myddleton, Esq. of Old
I'ark.
John "Wharton was ». at his demise by his eldest son,

JoHX Whakton, of Kirkby Thore, Counsel to Lord Clifford
21 Henry VII., m. Elizabeth, dau. and co-heir of Fenwick,
of Walliugton, Northumberland, and had a son and suc-
cessor,

GileertWharton, of Kirkby Thore, ))i. 1st, Catherine, dau.
of John Machel, Esq. of Craekenthorpe, Westmorland, and
had a son,

John, bis .successor, ancestor of the Whaktons of Old Park;
CO. Durnam, and the Whaktons of I)r>/barn, in the same

CO.

He m. 2ndly, Elizabeth, dau. of Craekenthorpe, of XewLiggin,
by whom he had, with other issue,

Anthony, of KigwcU Grange.
Gilbert Wharton, iZ. 1551. His son by his 2nd marirage,

Anthony Wharton, Esq. of Rigwell Grange, Westmorland,
111. Mary. dau. of John Bcane, Lord Mayor of York 1568, and
had issue,

Humphrey Wharton, Esq. of Gillingwood, near Richmond,
CO. York, m. Agnes, dau. of Richard Cleburne, Esq. of
Cleburne, Westmorland, and d. 1035, having had, with other
i.-6ue,

Anthony (Sir), Lieut.-Col. to Henry, Lord Percy, Deputy
Governor of Oxford, t-mp. Charles I.
Thoma<, of whom presently.
Philadelphia, m. R. Mitford, Esq. of Mitford Castle.

The 2nd son.

Thcmas Wharton, Esq. of Gillingwood, 7!i. Elizabeth, dau.
of B. Lambert, Esq. of Carlton, eo. York, and d. 1041, having
had a son,

Humphrey Wharton, Esq. of Gillingwood, and of Kirkby
Thore, in. Mary, dau. of Christopher Byerlcy, of Midridgc
Grange, co. Durham, and d. 1609, aged 41. His 4th son,

Anthony Wharton, Esq. of Gillingwood, ?n. Margaret, dau.
of Sir William Hicks, Bart, of Beverton Castle, co. Gloucester,
and of Euckhalls, E^sex, and had a son, William, who d. unin.
and three daus., of whom the eldest,

Ann Wharton, bapt. at Low Lcaton, Essex, 10 Aug. 1695,
m. Ambrose Stevenson, Esq. of Manor House, co. Durham,
and had a dau.,

Anne Stevenson, m. John Hall, Esq. of Skelton Castle, the
" Eugenias " of Sterne, who took the name of Stevenson, son
of Joseph Hall, Esq., by his wife Catherine, sister and heiress
of Lawson Trotter, Esq. of Skelton Castle, the last of that
branch of the Trotter family, a cadet of the Trotters of eo.
Durham, and seated at Skelton at the latter part of the 16th
century. He d. 1785, aged 67. She d. 1790, having had two
sons, John Hall, who d. umn., and

Joseph William Hall Stevenson, Esq. of Skelton Castle,
m. Anne, dau. and heiress of James F'oster, Esq. of
Drumgoon, co. Fermanagh, and d. lltid, aged 45, having had
issue,

I. JoBN Hall, of Skelton Castle, M.P. for Beverley, who
assumed by sign manual, 3 May, 2-j George 111., the sur
name and arms of Wuarton only. He m. Susan Mary
Anne, 2nd dau. of Gen. John l^ainbton, of Lambton. co.
Durham, and d.2 June, 1843, aged 77 ; she d. 19 Aug. 1854.

II. James Hall, Major-Gen. and Col. 21.^t Light Dragoons.
d. s. p. 1841.

III. William, of whom we treat.

I. Margaret Hall.

II. Fanny Hall, m. Hon. J. F. Rawdon, brother of Francis,
Earl of Moira.

The 3rd son.

The Rev. William Wharton, M..\ , Vicar of Gilling, near
Richmond, co. York, m. 10 April, 1S08, Chailottt-, dau. of



Thomas, 1st Lord Dundas, and grand-dau. of Sir Laurence
Dundas, by Margaret his wife, dau. of Major Bruce, of
Kennet, descended from Robert, Lord de Brus, who built
Skelton Castle, and by her (who d. 1855, aged 80) had
issue,

John Thomas, now of Skelton Castle.

William Fitzwilliam (Rev.), M.A., Rector of Earninsbam,

Yorkshire, m. 1859, Agnes Rebecca, dau. of Rev. Walter

Blunt, and d. 9 March, 1893, aged 83.
George, d. s. p. 7 May, 1800.
James, Vicar of Gilling, m. May, 1854, Elizabeth, dau,. of

Sir Astley Cooper, Bart., and has issue.
Margaret Bruise Dorothy, d. 17 May, 1860.
Charlotte.
Mr. Wharton d. 26 May, 1S42, aged 74.

Arms—Sa., a maunch arg. Ctxsl — A bull's head erased arg.
armed or, crined sa.

Sent — Skelton Castle, Skelton-in-Cleveland, Yorkshire.
Ciabs — Brooks' and 0:'ford and Cambridge.



WHABTON OF DRYBURN.

"Wharton, John Lloyd, Esq. of Dryburn, co.
Durham, J. P. and D.L., and Bramham, co. York,
J.P., M.P. for Duvham city 1871-1874, and for
Ripon Division, West Hiding, Yorkshire, since
1886, Chairman Quarter Sessions, co. Durham,
Barrister-at-Law, h. 18 April, 1837 ; m. 20 Jan.
1870, Susan Frances, eldest dau. of Rev. A. Dun-
combe Sliafto, Rector of Brancepeth {see Shafto
of Whit worth), who d. 29 March, 1872, leaving
issue, a dau., Mary Dorothea.

liineag-e.— Thomas Wharton, M.D., of Old Park, b. 1614
(son of John Wharton, of Winstonc, who purchased Old Park,
and 7th in descent from Gilbert Wharton, 2nd son of Henry
Wharton, of Wharton and Croglin, and brother of Thom



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