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Wharton, ancestor of the Duke of Wh.4Rton), was the cele-
brated Dr. Wharton, who continued to practise physic ia
London during the plague of 1005, and to whom King-
Charles II. granted, in consideration of his eminent services
in attendance upon the sick of the foot-guards, an honourable
augmentation to his paternal coat of arms, viz. a canton or.
Dr. Wharton, the friend and companion of Asholme and Sir
William Lilly, the Astrologer, d. Oct. 1673, leaving by his
wife Jane, dau. of William Ashbridge, Esq. of London, an.
only surviving son and successor,

Thomas Wharton, M.D. Pembroke Coll. Cambridge, of Old
Park, who m. twice, but had issue only by his 1st wife, Mary,.
dau. of John Hall, Alderman of Durham. Dr. Thomas Whair-
ton dying 1714, was s. by his eldest son,

George Wharton, M.D. Pembroke Coll. Camb., of Oli
Park. He -m. Anna Maria, dau. of William Petty, Esq., but
d. s. p. 21 March, 1739, without issue, when the lainily posses-
sions devolved upon his brother,

Robert Wharton, Esq. of Old Park, b. 1690; 3Iayor of
Durham in 1729, to. 5 May, 1715, Mary, dau. and eventually
co-heiress of Richard Myddleton, Esq. of Offerton, co. Durham
(grandson of George Middleton, Esq. of Silksworth, by Eliza-
beth his wife, only dau. and heirofChiistopher Wharton, Esq.
of Offerton), and had issue,
Thomas, M.D., A.M., Fellow of Pembroke Coll. Camb., o£
Old Park, the friend and correspondent of Gray, the Poet,
VI. Margaret, dau. ot Anthony Wilkinson, Esq. of Cross-
gate, CO. Durham, by whom (who d. Dec. 1803) he had
issue, Robert, his heir; Richard, Fellow and M.A. Pemb.
Coll. Camb., of Offerton, Barrister-at-Law, M.P., Chair-
man of the Ways and Means, and subsequently one of the
Joint Secretaries of the Treasury, 6. 1/G4, m. Henrietta,
dau. of James Farrer, Esq. of Lincoln's Inn; Margaret;
Elizabeth; Deborah, »i. the late Rev. Thomas Brand ; and
Catherine, m. Major-Gen. Anthony Salvin. Dr. Wharton
d. 1794, and was s. by his eldest son, Robert Wharton
Myddleton, b. 1760, of Old Park, and of Grinkle
Park, CO. York (who assumed the name of Myddleton,
under the will of his grandmother's brother, Francis
Jlyddleton, Esq., on the death in 1801, of Sir Thomas
Ih'ron Myddleton, Bart.), m. 1st, Jliss Penelope Stainsby,
and had by her, Richard Wharton Middleton of Old
Park, CO. Durham, and Grinkle Park, co. York, b. 1795;
and d. s. p. 7 Oct. 1885, having in. Francis Penelope (who
d. 1 Sept. 1878), dau. of Lieut.-Col. Watson; Anne, ii(.
JohnWilmer Field, Esq. of Hcaton Hall, co. York; Frances,
m. John Wilkinson, Esq. ; and Elizabeth, m. James R.
Watson, Esq. Mr. Wharton Myddleton vi. 2ndly, Eliza-
beth Sophia, dau. of Oapt. Pococke, of the 1st Regt. of
Life Guards, by whom he issue, Henrietta; Sophia, m.
Rev. R. Gray ; and Catharine.
Richard, of whom pre.'^ently.
Jonathan, of London, d. i-. p. 17CS.





Catherine, m. 'Williain Ettrick, Esq. of High Barnes, co.

Eiizabfth to. the Rev. Thomas Leigbton.

JIi-. Wliarton rf. March, 1752. His 2nd son,

iacHAKD Whahton, Esq. of the City of Durham (Mayor 17G0)
6. 17-1 ; m. Anne, dau. and heiress of William Lloyd Chan-
lellor, and grand-dau. of William Lloyd, Bishop of Worcester,
niid had issue an only son,

Tlie Eev. Robert Wharton, M.A. Pemb. Coll. Camb., Chan-
cellor of Lincoln Cathedral, and Archdeaconof Stowe, b. 1751 ;
i«. 1787, Sarah, only child of the Rev. John Whaley, of
IliUgate, CO. York, and by her had issue,

I. William Llotd, his heir.

II. John Thomas, of Aberford.

III. liobert, B.A. St. John's Coll. Carab., Barrister-at-Law,
Jiulpe of the County Court, N.R. co. York, m. Katherine
Mary, 3rd dan. of the Rev. Robert Croft, late Canon
Residentiary of York, and d. 27 Oct. 1819, having had

1 Robert.

2 William James Lloyd, Capt. R.N., m. 31 Jan. 1880, Lncy
Georgina, dau. of Edward Holland, Esq. of Dumbleton.

3 Henry.

1 Elizabeth Anne, m. 30 Oct. 186G, Edward A^aughan
Richards, Esq., Q.C., who d. Oct. 18S4.

2 Catherine Alice, to. 18G1, James Gcorce Fife, Esq.,
Major-Gen. Royal Engineers. (See Fife-Cookson).

3 Matilda Mary.

4 Sarah Isabella, m. 4 Aug. 1871. John Walter Bnchanan
RiddeU, Esq., nephew of Sir Walter Buchanan-Riddell,

I. Anne Elizabeth, d. 1851.

IT. Catherine, d. 1862.
The Rev. Robert Wharton d. 20 Jan. 1808. His eldest son,

William Llotd Wharton, Esq. M.A. Pemb. Coll. Camb.,
of Dryburn, J.P., D.L., High Sheriff co. Durham 1833-36, b.
18 Oct. 1789; m. June, 1818, Frances (who rf. 28 Feb. 1879),
eldest dau. of the Rev. J. H. Jacob, of The Close, Salisbury ;
d. 15 Nov. 1867, and was s. by his brother,

John Thomas Wharton, Esq., M.A. Pemb. Coll. Camb.,
of Dryburn and of Aberford, CO. York, J.P.and D.L., 6. 1795;
111. 1832, Mary, 2nd dau. of the liev. John Henry Jacob, Pre-
bendary of Salisbury, and had issue,

1. John Lloyd, now of Dryburn.

I. Mary Sarah.

He d. 25 Sept. 1871, and was s. by his son.

Arms — Sa., a maunch arg. and a canton or. Quartering,
with several others, Kiekbv, Lancaster, Boldeck, Mont-

FiCHET, MlDDLETON, CosYERS 0/ Boielbl/, CONYERS of LaijtOil

Axon, De Vesci, De Vere, Bertram, Scrope, Lloyd, &c.
Cre.1t — A bull's head erased arg. horned or, cliargtd with a
trefold vert.

Siat — Dryburn, Durham. iJejicicnce— Bramhum, Tadcaster,
CO. York.

Ciabs — Carlton, and Oxford and Cambridge.


Whatman, Louiea Isabella, eldest dau. of the
late Charles Eo.-s, Esq., M.P., by his 'wife, Ladv
Wary Cornwallis, dau. and co-heir of Charles, 2nd
Marquess Cornvvallis, m. 23 April, 1850, James
Whatman, Esq. of Vinter's, Kent, M.A., F.E.S.
and F.S.A., J. P. and D.L., late Capt. West Kent
Militia, b. 3 July, 1813; d. 11 March, 1887 ; and
has issue,

I. Mary Eliza Coruwallis, m. 25 July, 1878, to Capt. Arthur
Dugdale, R.A.

II. Ellen Fhilippa Louisa, m. 7 April, 1875, Blakeney Persse
Trousdell, of Aiighrim Park. co. Galway, late Lieut. 7th
Hussars, and has issue.

III. Florence Emma Jemima.

IV. Louisa Elizabeth.

v. Evelyn Julia, deceased.

Mr. Whatman sat in Parliament for Maidstone from
1S52 to 1857, for West Kent from 185/ to 1859, and
ag lin for Maidstone 1865-74.

Lineage.— James Whatman, Esq. of Vinter's, 6. 1741,
High Sheriff of Kent, 1767 (of a family which claims descent
by tradition from a race of independent Kentish yeomen of
Saxon limes) ; m. 1st, 1769, Sarali, eldest dau. of Edward
Stanley, Esq., Commissioner of the Cu.stoms, cousin of the
Earl of Derby, and by her had two daus., Camilla, m. 1794
Sir Charles Style, Bart.; and Lffititia Philippa, m. 1798,
Samuel Bosanquct, Esq. of Dingestow Court, co. Monmouth.
Mr. Whatman to. 2ndly 1776, Susannah, eldest dau. of Jacob

Bosanquet, Esq. of Broxboumebnry, Herts, by Elizabeth his
wife, dau. of John Hanbury, Esq. of Kelmarsh, co. North-
ampton, and by her (who d. 1828) had one son, James, his
heir. Mr. Whatman d. 1798, and was s, by his son,

James Whatman, Esq. of Vinter's, J. P., b. 1777; m. 1811,
Eliza Susannah, eldest dau. of Samuel Richard Gusscn, Es(i.
of Brookman's Park, Herts, M.P., and had issue,
James, late of Vinter's.

Henry Armytage, late 9th Lancers, b. 8th July, 1815 ; d. s. p.
20 Aug. 1B36.

Charles James, b. 2 July, 1817 ; m. Dec. 1837, Harriet
Elizabeth, eldest dau. and co-heir of Rear-Admiral Geolfrey
Baron de Raigersfeld, in Austria; and d. 7 Nov. 1855,
having one son, Charles Richard Raigersfeld, 6. March,
1842, deceased.
Williain Godfrey, M.A., a banker of London, b. 17 FeT».
1319; d. 16 Dec. 1876; m. May, 1845, Emma Jane, 2nd
dau. of Mr. Serjeant Heath, of Kitlands, near Dorking,
Surrey, and by her (who d. Dec. 1885) had George Dunbar,
m. April, 1872, Frances, dau. of George Fuller, Esq. of The
Rookery, near Dorking; William Douglas, w. 1889, Mil-
dred, dau. of S. Gurney Buxton, Esq. of Catton Hall, Nor-
folk ; A nne Eliza, deceased ; Margaret Eleanor, m. H. Maiden,
Esq. ; Emma Lfjuisa, m. Rev. John Forbes.
Mr. Whatman d. 18 Sept. 1843.

-4i}us— Per pale or and sa. a pheon counterchanged. Crest
— Adcnii-lion rampant ppr. holding in his paw a pheon.
Seat — Vinter's, near Maidstone, Kent.


Wheatlet, Joshua Hirst, Esq. of Ecrkswell
Hall, CO. Warwick, J. P. for that co., and for the
West Eiding, co. York, b. 21 April, 1853 ; m.
5 June, 1884, Edith Adele, dau. of the late Thomas
Henry Morris, Esq., J. P. and D.L. of The Lodge,
Halifax, and has issue,

I. Charles Joshua Hirst, b. 22 June, 1688.

I. Ida Mary.

II. Alice Gwendoline.

III. Olive Barbara.

Liineagre.— Joseph Wheatlet, Esq., who d. 3 Dec. 1843,
left issue by Sarah Hirst, his wife,

Joshua Hirst Wheatley, Esq., in. 27 April. 1848, Jane
Eliza Cook, and by her (who d. 17 Dec. 1862} had i:=sue,

Joshua Hirst, now of Berkswell Hall.

Sarah Elizabeth, vi. Thomas Lister Ingham.

Frances Alice, to. Edward Tlieodore Ingham-
Mr. Wheatley d. 24 April, 1876.

Seat — Berkswell Hall, Coventry.


Wheble, James William St. Lawrence, Esq>.
of Bulmershe Court, Berks, Capt. late Eoyal
Artillery, b. 29 Jan. 1853.

Xiineag'e. — James Wheble, Esq. ofWoodley Lodge, Berks,
in. Mary, dau. ol Timothy O'Brien, Esq. of Kilcor, and ha4

I. James Joseph, his heir.

II. Edmund Joseph, rii. Emma Blount, and d. without

m. Robert, d. 31 Dec. 1891.
IV. George, deceased.

v. AVilliam Francis Joseph, Hon. Lieut.-Col., late 7l>i
Dragoon Guards.

VI. John, Roman Catholic Chaplain to the Forces in the
Crimea, d. 3 Nov. 1851.

VII. Daniel O'Connell, to. Eleanor, dau. of Rr.bert Cassidy,
Esq. of Monasterevan, and d. s. p. 31 May, 1865.

The eldest son,

James Joseph Wheble, Esq. of Bulmer.she Court, Berks,
J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1855, Capt. Berks Militia; to. 2&
Aug. ISoO, Lady Catherine Elizabeth St. Lawrence, dau. of
Thomas, 3rd Earl of Uowth, K.P., and had issue,

I. James William St. Lawrence, now of Eulmershc Court.

II. Ernest Joseph, 6. 4 Aug. 1854.

III. Tristram Josepli, b. 4 June, 1857, Major 3id Ba:t. Berk-
.-ihire Regt.

IV. Francis Joseph, b. 4 Sept. 1860 ; d. 9 Nov. 1860.
v. Sidney Joseph, b. 30 Aug. 1863.

VI. Leo Joseph D.iniel, b. 23 Feb. 1807.
vii. Gerard Joseph, 6. 28 June, 1869.
I. Mary, a nun. ii. Emily Catherine Mary.

III. Ursula Maiy.
He d. 28 Jan. 1884.
Scai— Bulmershe Court, Reading (Telegraph Office, Earley)^






"WiiEELEK, Edwaed Yixcent Yashox, Esq. of
Nownluuu Court, co. AVoivester, J.P.. High Sheriff
1S93, b. 3 Juno, ISoS ; m. 27 Oct. 1S92, EUzaheth
EUeu AViuwood, Toungest dau. of the late Sir
William Smith, Eart. of Eardiston, co. Worcester,
and has issue,

Marianne Susan.

Lineage.— Edward AVheeleb, Esq. of Kyrewood House
and L;uulis\vick ^son of Edward ■\Vhcolor, Esq., of the same
place, and hrotUer of Mary Wheeler, wife of the late Sir
William Smith, Bart, of Eardiston), m. Mary Wood, and had

Edwakd, of Kyrewood House, 7?!. 1st, 1814, Mary Anne, dau.
of James Graham. Esq.; and 2ndly, iy'26, Hannah, dau. of
George I'ardoe, Esq. of Nash Court, Salop, but d. s. p.

Vincent Wood, heir to his brother.

Mary, d. toim. 1822.
The 2nd son,

Vincent Wood Wheeler, Esq., J. P. and D.L. of Kyrewood
House, sometime resident at Newnham Court, in the same
shire, 6. 1 June, 17S6: ??i. 1st, 2 May, 1810, Cecilia Slaria, only
dau. of Sir William Smith, 15avt. of Eardiston House (which
lady d. 2 March, 1821) ; and 2ndly, 10 June, 1824, Frances,
2nd dau. of James Graham, Esq. of Ludlow, by whom (who d.
6 June, 1874) he left at his decease, 9 June, 1853, a dau., Mary
Anne, who d. 10 June, 1859, and a son,

Edward Vincent Wheeler, Esq. of Kyrewood House, J. P.
for COS. Worcc-ter, Salop, and Hereford, D.L. forces. Worces-
ter and Hereford, High Sheriff 1857, b. 23 March, 1831 ; m. 27
May, 1854, Marianne, only dau. of the late liev. James Volant
Vashon, Kector of Salwarpe, and had issue,

I. Edward Vincent Vashon, now of Newnham Court.

II. Janus Volant, b. 9 July, 1861.

I. Mary Anne Vashon, 6. 2 Aug. 1855.

He d. 5 July, 1885.

Arms — Or, a chevron between three leopards' heads sa.
Crest — On a ducal coronet or, an eagle displayed gu.

Sffifs— Newnham Court and Kyrewood House, Tenbury, co.



Wheleb, CnAELES Wheler, Esq. of Otterden
Place, Eeut, and Ledstone Hall, co. York, M.A.
Ch. Ch. Oxford, J.P. West Hiding, J.P. and D.L.
for Kent, High Sheriff 1891, formerly Lieut. East
Kent Mounted Kifles : ««. 1869, Elizabeth Town-
send, elder dau. of William Hall, Esq. of Syndale,
Kent, and has with other surviving issue,

I. Granville Charles Hastings, b. 1872.

Lineage.— The Rev. Sir George Wheleb, Knt., D.D.,
of Charing and Odiliam, son of Col. Charles Wheler, of the
Life Guards, by Anne his wife, dau. of John Hutchin, Esq. of
Egerton, was b. at Breda, 1050, when his parents were in exile
for their lo.valty to Charles I. He m. Grace, dau. of Sir
Thomas Higgons, of Grewel, Odiham, Southampton, by
Bridget his wife, sister of John Granville, Earl of Bath, and
ly her (who d. 20 April, 1703; had issue. Sir George d. Jan.
1723. His 3rd son,

The Rev. Granville Wheler, of Otterden Place, Kent,
Eector of Leek, and Trebendary of Southwell, co. Nottingham,
I/. May, 1701 ; m. 1st, Lady Catherine Maria Hastings, 4th
dau. of Theophilus, 7th Earl of Huntingdon, and by her (who
d. Jan. 1740) had issue,

I. Theophilus, b. 1725; d. unin.l'iO.

II. Granville, of Otterden Place, vi. Sibylla Christian, dau.
of Admiral Robert HasweU, and by her (who d. 1837) had
issue one son,

Granville Hastings, of Otterden Place, Charing, Kent, and
Ledstone Hall. co. York, b. 1780; m. Jane, youngest dau.
of the Rev. William de Chair Tattersall, Chaplain to His
Majesty, Kector of Westboume, Sussex, and Wotton-
under-Edge, co. Gloucester, and by her (who d. 1843) had
i?sue an only son, Gr:inville Charles, b. 1810; d. 1818.
Mr. Granville Hastings Wheler d. 1827.

I. Elizabeth, of whom presently.

II. Frances, d. 1771.

III. Selina Margaretta, b. 1730; /,). Rev. Thomas Wills, of
Boskenna, Cornwall; and rf. there.

IV. Anne, d. young.

V. Catherine Maria, ra. Rev. Stuart Monteath, of Closeburn

Hall, CO. Dumfries, father, by her, of the late Sir Charles
Stuart Monteath, bart.

Mr. Granville Wheler m. 2ndly, Mary, dau. and co-heir of
John Dove, Esq. of London, and rf. 1786. His eldest dau.,

Elizabeth Wheler, b. May, 1727 ; n. Thomas Medhurst,
Esq. of Kippax Hall, co. York, J.P. and D.L. ; and d. 1783,
leaving issue an only son,

Granville William Hastings Medhurst, Esq. of Kippax
Hall, CO. York, who vi. Sarah Ann, dau. of Rev. William Jen-
nings, of Blackheath, and d. 4 April, 1840, leaving issue,

William Granville Hastings MEDHnnsT, Esq. of Kippax
Hall, rf. 1835.

Charles (Rev.), late of Otterden PI'ice.

The 2nd son,

The Rev. Charles Wheler, M.A. (Oxford), of Otterden
Place, J.P. CO. Kent, and AVcst Riding, eo. York, s. to the
estate in 1843, under the will of his cousin, Granville Hastings
Wheler, Esq., and assumed by royal licence the surname of
Wheler, h. 1795; m. 1831, Anne, dau. of the Rev. James
Landon, B.D., Vicar of Aberford, co. York, and Aymestiey,
CO. Hereford, and had issue,

I. Charles Wheler, now of Otterden.

I. Anne Maria.

II. Elizabeth Hastings, m. 18C4, Arthur Thomas Schreiber,
Esq. of Busley Rough, Kent.

ni. Caroline, m. 1862, Rev. St. Aubyn Hcnder Molesworth
St. Aubyn, SI. A. Ch. Ch. Oxford, of Clowance, Cornwall,
Vicar of Collingham, co. Y'ork, and has issue, Hugh, 6. 3
Jan. 1865; Flora Helen ; Anne Caroline ; and 13evUe.

IV. Sybilla Catharine, deceased.

V. Julia Fanny, deceased.

VI. Flora Hastings, d. 1863.

Mr. Wheler rf. 20 Nov. 1877.

.^?'?iis— Quarterly, 1st and 4th, vert, on a fess or, three lions
rampant of the first, for Wheler; 2nd and 3rd, paly of six,
gu. andarg.,ona canton or, a martlet gu., for Medhubst.
Crest — Out of a muial crown or, agriHin"s head erased issuant
ppr., for Wheler.

Seat — Ledstone Hall, co. York; and Otterden Place, Kent.


Wheeler, Eev. Thomas Littleton, M.A.
of Bromwich House, co. Worcester, b. 30 April,
183 1 ; m. 16 July, 18G7, Katherine Ewart, dau. of
Capt. R. A. Bradshaw, R.N., and by her has issue,

I. IIenbt Littleton, 6. 8 May, 1868, 2nd Lieut. 1st Hamp-
shire Regt.

II. Arthur Bradshaw, 6. 28 Sept. 1871.

III. Edgar Lockyer, b. 12 April, 1875.
I. Ellen Augusta.

Lineage.— The family settled at a very early date in
Worcestershire, as is shown by the fact that their arms were
granted in 1585. The family records go back to Allen
Wheeleb, Esq., Surgeon of Kidderminster, who m. 6 June,
1769, Decima Green, of Burford, Shropshire, and had an only
surviving son.

Rev. Allen Wheeler, b. 20 Nov. 1775, for many years
Minor Canon and Precentor of the Cathedral, Worcester, and
Rector of St. Martin's, in the same city; ?». 18 June, 1801,
Sarah Harward, of Burford, Shropshire, and had issue,

I. Allen, who rf. s. p.

II. Thomas Littleton.

III. George Aust, who rf. young.

I. Margaret Ann, m. Matthew Pierpoint, Esq.

The 2nd son,

Rev. Thomas Littleton, 6. 22 Feb. 1806; m. 1829, Rosa
Elizabeth, dau. of Edmund Lockyer, Esq. of Plymouth, and
by her had issue,

I. Thomas Littleton, the present representative of the

I. Rosa, rf. 24 May, 1837.

II. Ellen Mary, rf. 5 March, 1860.

He, like his father, was for many years Minor Canon and
Precentor of the Cathedral, and Rector of St. Martin's, Wor-

Arms — Or, a chev. between three leopards' heads, sa.

Crest — On a ducal coronet or, an eagle displayed gu.

Residence — Bromwich House, co. Worcester.


Boddam-Whetham, Maria Agatha, of Kirk-
lington Hall, co. Nottingham, only child of the late





Major-GeB. Wlictliam, of Kirklingfcon, son of the
Very Eev. John Whetham, D.D., Dean of Lismore,
by Agatlia liis wife, dau. of John lloore, Esq., M.P.,
aud grandson of John Whetham, Esq., whose elder
brother was Gen. Thomas Whetham, of the time of
Queen Anne, m. 3 June, 1841, Alexander Boddam,
Esq., J. P., and Hon. Col. of the Eojal Sherwood
Foresters, late Capt. 18th Foot, youngest son of the
late Rawson Hart Boddam, Esq., formerly Governor
of Bombay, by Eliza Maria his wife, dau. of W.
Tudor, Esq. of co. Monmouth. He d. at Eome in
187-, having had issue,

I. John Whetham, late 73rd Regt., h. May, 1843 ; to. 1882,
Harriett, dau. of James Manning, Esq. of Sydney,
K.S.W., and has, with four other sons,

Arthur Courtney, 6. April, 1884.

II. Alexander Eawsun, late 60th Rifles, 6. March, 1845 ; m.
1877, Jane Cape, dau. of the late Brigadier-Gen. J.
McKillop Taylor, Eombay Cavalry, and d. April, 1884,
leaving issue,

Violet, h. Jan. 1881.
ni. Arthur Tudor, Lieut.-Col. late 23rd Royal ^yeIsh Fusi-
liers, 6. April, 1848; m. 1873, Gertrude Evelyn, dau. of
the late Edward Hurst, Esq. of Higliam Grange, co.
Leicester, and has issue,

Edward Tudor, b. 1874. Cecil, 6. 1879.

Henry, 6. 18a2. Hugh. Evelyn.

I. Agatha Eliza, m. Oct. 1864, Leonard, eldest son of E. M.
Jacques, Esq. of Eastby Abbey, co. York, and rf. Oct.
1882, leaving two sons, Harold, 6. 1875, and Ernest, h.
n. Susan Clara, m. 1872, Avery Jebb, Esq., late 85th Regt.
Arnif — Quarterly ; 1st and 4th, sa., a cross arg., for AVhet-
siAM ; 2nd and 3rd, gu., on a cross or, five mullets, sa., lor
Boddam. Cicsls — 1st, Whetham, a cubit arm in armour
grasping in the hand a s«-ord ppr. ; 2nd, Boddam, a buck trip-
pant ppr., attired and unguled or. Motto — " Jehovah."
(SeaJ— Kirklington Hall, Southwell, Notts.


WniELDON, Arthur Edward, Esq. of Wyke
Hall, CO. Dorset, J.P. co. Denbigh, b. May, 1820 ;
m. 1862, Helena, dau. and co-heiress of John
Eatcliffe, Esq. of The Grange, Leyland, co. Lan-
caster, and by her, who d. 1889. has issue,

I. Frances Mary. it. Georgina.

III. Eveline Annie. iv. Eleanor Marguerite.

V. Cecile Violet.

Lineage. — Thomas Whieldon, Esq. of Fenton Hall, c«.
Stafford, High Sheriff 1787; m. 13 Sept. J776, Sarah, dau. of
John Turner, Esq. of Cumberland Place, Lomlon, and left at
tiis decease, 1794, three sons,

I. Geokgb, of whom presently.

II. Thomas, resident at Eome, d. 184.5.

iir. Edward, of Hale's Hall, co. Stafford, Rector of Burslem,
m. Iilary, dau. of John Bill, Esq.of Farley Hill: and d. 1859,
leaving, with other issue, a son,
1 Rev. Edward Whieldon, M.A., Vicar of Croxden and
Bradley-le-Moors, co. Stafford, m. 1864, Mary Harriett,
dau. of Eev. William '^andford, and d. 1886.
I. Charlotte, m. Dan" jjird Baddeley, Esq. of Ivy House.
The eldest son,

George Whieldon, Esq. of Springfield House, co. Warwick,
and of The Grove, Hants, J.P. for cos. Stafford, Warwick, and
Northampton, and D.L. of the first High Sheriff of co. War-
wick, 1847, b. 27 March, 178G; m. 1st. 9 Nov. 1809, Saba, 2nd
<3au. of the late Josiah Spode, Esq. of The Mount, co. Stafford,
but by her had no issue. He ?n. 2ndly, 19 Feb. 1817, Mary,
3rd dau. of the late Richard Brettell, Esq. of !• install House,
and of Stourbridge, co. Worcester, and had issue by her (who
d. 1850),

George, late of Wyke Hall.

AETHUK Edward, now of Wyke Hall.

Harry Thomas Turner, «(,. Frances, dau. of J. McCarragher,

Esq., M.D., of Chichester, Sussex: and d. 1866, leaving

issue two sons and one dau.
Georgina Elizabeth, to. 1846, Hastings D. Sands, late Capt.

King's Dragoon Guards ; and d. 1877, leaving one dau.,

Annie, m. 1st, Ormsby PhiUbs, Capt. 3rd Hussars ; imd

2ndly, 25 Sept. 1877, Edmuiltt Reginald Talbot Pole, Esq..

eldest son ol Sir William Edmund Pole, 9th and present

Katherine Mary, d. unm. 3 Jan. 1866.

Mr. Whieldon d. 19 Sept. 1858, and was s. by his eldest son,

George Whieldon, Esq. of Wyke Hall, J.P. and D.L., High
Sheriff 1863, b. 1818; -ni. 1847, Anne, widow of James Morti-
mer, Esq., which lady d. s. p. May, 1861. He d. 1872, and was
s. by his brother.

Arms—Gw., on a chevron arg. between three pears stalked
and leaved or, as many crosses sa. a chief erm. thereon a lion
passant of the fourth. Crest — Upon a mount vert between two
branches of oak ppr. a fer-de-moline fessways sa., thereon
perched a parrot vert collared gu. holding in the dexter claw
a pear stalked and leaved also ppr. Motto — Virtus praestan-
tior auro.

6Va«s— Wyke Hall, near Gillingham, Dorset ; Ashe Grange,
Farnham, Surrey.

Residence— lAWington, Leamington.

Whistler, The Eev. Eose Fuller, M.A. of
Emmanuel College, Cambridge, J. P., b. 1825 ; m.
1855, Augusta, dau. of James Watts, Esq. of Battle,
Sussex, and by her has issue,

I. Charles Watts (Eev.), Vicar of Theddlethorpe, All
Saints', CO. Lincoln, b. 14 Nov. 1856; M.R.C.S. Eng.,
L.S.A., VI. Georgiana Rosalie Shapter, 2nd dau. of W. J.
Stevenson Strange, Esq. of Somerford Grange, co. Hants,
and has issue,

1 Eleanor Rosalie, 6. 28 Feb. 1887.

2 Irene, b. 1888.

3 Dorothy Ruth, 6. 1890.

II. Alfred James (Rev.), Vicar of Newton Valence, Hants, 5.
9 Feb. 1858; M.A. of Emmanuel Coll. Camb., m. Mary
Maude, 3rd dau. of above mentioned W. J. S. Strange,
Esq., and has issue,

Maude Benedicta, b. 1891. Evelyn Mary.

III. Fuller, b. 22 Aug. 1859, M.A. of Emmanuel Coll. Camb.,
Capt. Highland Light Infantry, m. Gwenllian Annie, 2nd
dau. of W. A. Robinson, Esq. of Lahore, and has issue,

Hugh, b. 1889.

IV. Webster William (Eev.), b. 6 Feb. 1870, B.A. Emmanuel
Coll. Camb.

I. Augusta, 6, 28 May, 1861 ; 7/i. the Eev. Gilbert Flesher
Smith-Eewse, M.A. of Emmanuel Coll. Camb., Eector of
St. Margaret's and St. Peters, South Elmham, Suffolk {see
Burke's Colonial Gentry), and has issue,

Henry Gilbert, 6. 7 Aug. 1887.
OsythMary, b. 6 June, 1889.

II. Edith Benedicta, b. 19 July, 1863.

III. Mary, b. 22 Oct. 1865.

Lineage.— The Whistler family appear to have held
lands in the co. of Berks from a very remote period, for we
find in the reign of Edward I. that Johannes le Whistler
was seized of the manor of Westhanney, whilst in 1380,
Eichard Whistler, of Westhanney, aforesaid, and Joan his
wife, appear as " deforciants '' of the manor of Westlakynge to
John de Lilibone, Knt., Isabel his wife, and John, son of John
de Eothwell (vide Feet of Fines, Berks, Mich. 4 Richard II.).
Succeeding generations of the Whistler family would seem to
have acquired (whilst retaining their Berkshire estates) lands
in the neighbouring co. of Oxon, for we read in the " Paro-
chial Collections for Oxfordshire," printed by SirT. Phillipps,
that "in Little Milton is a manor called by th

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