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u. and co-heir of Henry Pitt, Esq. of Bushbury,
and had issue. Mr. Whitgreave d. Feb. 1643, and was s. by
his only son,

Thomas Whitgreave, Esq. of Moseley, Barrister-at-Law,
and Lieu, in the army of Charles 1., through whose loyalty
and careful contrivance the life of King Charles II. was
saved after the disastrous battle of Worcester. Mr. Whit-
greave was named in the list of those on whom it was hiteuded
to have conferred the knighthood of the Royal Oak. Ho m.
Constance Boughey, dau. and co-heiress of Sampson Boughey,
of Colton, and widow of Whitehall Degg, only son of Sir bimon
Degg, Judge of North Wales, and dying 14 March, 1702, aged
84, was s. by his only son,

Thomas Whitgreave, Esq. of Moseley, m. Isabel, dau. of

* See the Fine Rolls, and Sheriff's Accounts from Hbnbs
II. downwards





•William Turvile, Esq. of Aston, Flamvile, co. Leicester, and
had issue. Mr. Whitgreave d. at Moseley, 10 Sept. 1728. His
youngest son (the only one who left issue),

Francis Whitgreave, Esq. of Moselcy, b. 2 Dec. 1716, m.
1st, 13 March, 1754, Penelope Jelly (an heiress), of Barton
Hall, CO. Derby, and by her (who d. 1755) had a son, Thomas
Henry Francis, his heir. He m. 2ndly, 28 April, 1767, Ann
Hassall, of Claines, co. Worcester (an heiress), by whom (who
■<l. 1763) he had issue, Francis, 6. 17 May, 1760, d. unm. Aug.
J836; and John, 6. 17 July, 1761, d. leaving one son, John,
■who m., and had issue. Mr. Whitgreave d. 29 Sept. 1789, and
■was s. by his son,

Thomas Henbt Francis Whitgreave, Esq. of Moseley, bapt.
2-2 Jan. 1755 ; m. 22 June, 1780, Mary, dau. of John Lacldey,
Esq., formerly resident at Barton Park, co. Derby, and d. 19
Jan. 1816, leaving an only surviving son,

George Thomas Whitgreave, Esq. of Moseley Court, J.P.
and D.L., High Sheriff 1837, b. 3 Aug. 1787 ; m. 1st, 22 July,
1814, Amelia, sister of the late Countess Mazzinghi, and dau.
of Benjamin Hodges, Esq. of London, and by her (who d. 24
Jan. 1848) had issue,

I. IIenrt Benjamin George, of whom hereafter.

II. Francis, now of Moseley Court, s. his brother.

III. Alfred Richard, 6 10 June, 1821 ; d. 26 May, 1827.

IV. Joseph Robert, b. 19 March, 1823; m. Rosina, dau. of
George Hodges, Esq. of Lambeth, and has issue,

Joseph, b. SO July, 1858. Benedict, 6. 20 Oct. 1858.
George b. 28 AprU, 1863.
Mary Rose. Etheldreda.

1. Amelia Catherine Frances, m. John Butler Bowdon, Esq.
of Pleasington Hall, co. Lancaster, and d. leaving issue.
n. Mary Constantia Josephine, a Nun.

ill. Mary Theresa, m. George Basil Eyston, Esq. and has

IV. Julia Cecilia, a Bendictine Kun.

V. Catherine, d. unm.

Mr. Whitgreave m. 2ndly, 10 Oct. 1841, Mary Juliana Char-
lotte, dau. of Admiral the Hon. Sir John Talbot, G.C.B., but
by her (who d. Oct. 1854) had no issue ; to. 3rdly, Mary Anne
'(who d. 27 Dec. 1886), dau. of Benjamin Sandford, Esq. He
'd. Feb. 1863, and was s. by his son,

Henry Benjamin George Whitgreave, Esq. of Moseley
Court, CO. StafTord, J.P. and D.L., b. 25 Oct. 1816 : m. 1st, 3
June, 1841, Henrietta Maria, dau. of the late Hon. Thomas
Clifford, youngest son of Hugh, 5th Lord Clifford, and by her
<who d. 19 Feb. 1851) had issue,

I. Henry George Hugh, b. 22 March, 1842 ; d. v. p. 1871.
H. Thomas, b. 26 Oct. 1849, d. v. p. 1876.
I. Alice Amelia, m. TJlric Charlton, 3rd son of the late W.
H. Charlton, Esq. Hesleyside Northumberland.
n. Hem ietta Constantia, (?. 1850.

He m. 2ndly, 24 July, 1858, Mary, only surviving dau. of
Walter Selby, Esq. of Biddlestone, andd. 13 Aug. 1881, having
l)y her had issue, Walter, d. in infancy.

Arms — Az., on a cross quarterly pierced or, four chevrons
gu. with an honourable augmentation a chief arg., thereon a
rose gu. irradiated gold, within a wreath of oak ppr. Crtsts —
Out of a ducal coronet gu. a demi-antelope or ; and another of
augmentation, viz.. Out of a ducal coronet a sceptre in pale
or, surmounted by a branch of oak ppr. and a rose gu. slipped
an saltier also ppr. Motto — Eegem defendere victum.

Heats — Burton Manor, near Stafford, and Moseley Court,
near Wolverhampton. Moseley Hall, the house in which King
Charles was saved, is still in the same state it was when it
afforded an asylum to the fugitive monarch. The hiding place
of liis majesty, and the bedstead on which he slept, are still to
t)e seen.


Whitla, James Alexandee, Esq. of Ben Eadan,
CO. Antrim, Major 4th Batt. Royal Irish Rifles, late
Lie tit. 2nd Batt. Rojal Inniskilling Fusiliers, and
•utli Dragoon Guards, h. 4 April, 1859 ; in. 4 Aug.
1881, Honoria Maria, 3rd dau. of the late John
Handcock Townshend, Esq. of Myross Wood, J.P.
CO. Cork, and has issue,

I. George Townshend, b. 7 June, 1882.

I. Edith Constance.

u. Kathleen Norah.

III. Alice Mildred.

Xiineagre. — This family is of Scotch origin, the founder of
the liish branch having migrated to Ireland from Ayrshire,
during the plantation of Ulster, and settled at Gobrana,
Glenavy, co. Antrim, where the family continued to reside till

William Whitla, of Glenavy, co, Antrim, b. 1655, had issue
by his wife Elizabeth, three sons, George, James, and Valen-
tine. His eldest son,

George Whitla, Esq. of Gobrana, Glenavy, b. 1689; iii.
1727, his cousin Elinor Whitla, by whom (who d. 25 Dec. 1774)
he had four sons and three daus.,

I. William, of Derrichrin, co. Antrim, 6. 1729 ; d 1794.

II. John, of Lisburn, b. 1732; m. Miss Arthur, and rf. 12 May,
1790, having had issue, a dau. Rebecca, and two sons,

1 William, 6. 1764.

2 George, 6. 1765; m. 1792, Margaret Allan-Carleton, by
whom (who d. 25 Dec. 1842) he had issue, a dau. Elinor,
who d. young ; and three sons,

William, 6. 1 Feb. 1793; to. 5 Nov. 1830, Elizabeth
3rd dau. of James Buchanan, Esq., British Consul at New
York, and by her had eight sons and five daus., 1 George,
late R.H.A., 6. 1832, m. 1st, Miss Goodden, by whom
he had issue, one son George (rf. 1885), and one dau.
Susan ; 2ndly, Miss Jackson, by whom he has two daus.
Helena and Carlotta ; 2 James Buchanan, h. 1834, late
Capt. 88th Connaught Rangers, m. Miss Forbes; 3 John,
b. 1835, d. young; 4 William, b. 1840, late Col. Comm.
10th (Lincolnshire) Regt. ; 5 Sidney, b. 1843, d. young;
6 Seymour Conway, 6. 1845, d. young; 7 Francis, 6.
1849 ; 8 Valentine, 6. 1853; 1 Elizabeth, m. Capt. Carr,
R.I.C. ; 2 Eleanor, m. Col. Buchanan, 4th Bait.
Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers: 3 Emma Hardcastle, to.
Major Henry Lucas, late 45th Regt., of Rathealy, co.
Cork; 4 Jane, to. J. Bridges, Esq.; 5 Ada, m. Col.
John, b. 10 Sept. 1795; Lieut, 14th Light Dragoons ; in.
24 May, 1820, Eleanor, youngi st dau. of J. Haines, Esq.
of Alcester, co. Warwick, and d. s.p. 21 March, 1821.
George, b. 1803, d. young.
in. Francis, of Glendona, Glenavy, co. Antrim, b. 1733; m. 9
Sept. 1783, Anne Close, of Aghalce, co Antrim, and by her
(who d. 8 Oct. 1796), had issue, William, of Glendona, d.
1829; George, rf. 1844, James, rt. young; and Eleanor, m.
as beloio her cousin, Valentine Whitla, of Ben Eaden.
IV. Valentine, of whom presently.
I. Elizabeth, to. J. Wilson, Esq. ii. Eleanor.

III. Jane, m. J. Oakman, Esq. of Glenavy.

Mr. George Whitla d. 17 Aug. 1762, and was s. by his youngest

Valentin-e Whitla, Esq. of Gobrana, h. 1735 ; to. 1779,
Jane, dau. of John Bashford, Esq., by whom (who d. 12 April
1803) he had five sons and a dau.,

I. George, of Inver Lodge, Lame, J.P. co. Antrim, h. 1780;
m. Mary, eldest dau. of Alexander Gunning, Esq. of Carrick-
fcrgus, and had issue,

1 Alicia, d. 23 Feb. 1883.

2 Jane, m. Hugh Crawford-Smith, Esq. (rf. 1862) ; and 2 Feb. 1883.

II. James, of whom hereafter.

III. Francis, b. 1783 ; d. s. p. 15 March, 1855.

IV. William John, b. 1784; d. s.p. 21 Aug, 1822.

V. Valentine, of Ben Eadan, J.P. co. Antrim, b. 1786; m.
his cousin, Eleanor (d. 14 April, 1860), dau. of Francis
Whitla, Esq. of Glendona, co. Antrim, and d. s. p. 12 Aug.

I. Jane, d. unm. 1858.

Mr. Whitla d. 17 Jan. 1802, and was s. by his 2nd son,

James Whitla, Esq. of Gobrana, co. Antrim, J. P., i. 17 Feb.
1781 ; m. 25 Aug. 1806, Catharine, 3rd dau. of Alexander
Gunning, Esq., J. P., of Carrickfergus, and by her (who d.
5 June, 1875) had issue,

George Alexander, of Ben Eadan.

Valentine, b. 1822; d. s.p. at Harrogate, Yorkshire, 1 Oct.

William John, b. 1824, d. young.

Fiancis, d. young.

Alicia Jane, d. 8 Aug. 1835.

Katherine, d. 19 March, 1835.

Frances, d. 18 Sept. 1839.

Anne, d. young,

Susannah, d. 1826.

Mr. Whitla d. at Dunmurry, co. Antrim, 12 March, 1862, and
was s. by his eldest son,

George Alexander Whitla, Esq. of Ben Eadan, co. Antrim,
J. P., Capt. Royal Antrim Rifles, 6. 1818; m. 1 June, 1858,
Isabella Frances, youngest dau. of Rev. John Hammond, of
Priston Rectory, Bath, D.L. Somerset, and grand-niece of
George Hammond, Esq. of Portland Place, London, Under-
Sec, of State for Foreign Affairs, and first British Minister to
America, and had issue,

James Alexander, now of Ben Eadan.

Valentine George, b. 12 March, 1863, Capt. Queen's Bays.

Mary Isabel Hammond, m. 10 Sept. 1890, Charles Reginald
Sidney Douglas-Hamilton, Capt. Gurdon Highlanders, 3rd
sou of Gen. Octavius Douglas-Hamilton, and has issue, a
dau. Elsie.

Ellen Constance, m. 1 June, 1882, James SwanzyGIenny, Esq.

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of Glcnville, J. P. co. Pown, Valentine, Dorothy. Norah,

and Juan.
ls.ibcna francos Alexandra, w. 19 .\prn, 1887, Major Wilficd

Anstey, late Highland Light Inlantry, son of George

Alexander Anstey, Esq. of Harloy Street, London, and has

issue, George Alexander, andChisholni.
Capt. Whitla </. 3 Aug. 1SG7. His widow m. '2ndly, July, 1S69,
Shetliekl Betliam C^ud son of the late Sir William Bcthani,
Ulster King of Arms) and d. at Jlonkstown, co. Dublin, 5
June. 1S70. having issue, a dau. Clementina.
Scat— Ben Eadan, near Eehast.


WiiiTMOEE. Tno-MAS Chaeles Douglas, Esq. of
Orsett Hull, Essex, and Gumlej, co. Leicester, J.P.
and D.L., Ris^i Sheriff 1875, late Capt. Koyal
Horse Guards.^i. 2(5 May, 1839 ; m. 11 May, IStiT,
Louisa Margaret Emily. 5tli dan. of Sir William
Cradock-Hartopp, 3rd Eart., of Four Oaks Park,
CO. AVarwick, and by her (^who d. 29 Nov. 1892)
has issue,

I. Fkancis Henkt Douglas Cuaklton, b. 20 April, 1872.

I. Mildred Louisa Lucy.

u. Ethel Mary Alberta.

Capt. Whilmore s. his father 18G5, and in 18G7
sold his Apley estates in Salop, purchasing Gumley,
CO. Leicester, the same year.

Lineage. — The Wditmokes were originally .seated at
■Whytemere, on the north-west side of the parish of Bob-
bington, in the manor of Claverlcy, Salop ; subsequently they
removed to Claverley, and acquired considerable possessions

John, Lord of Whytemere in the reigns of Henry IlL and
Edwakd I., was father of

Philip de Whytmeke, d. 1300, and was s. by his son,

John dk Whytemere, living 1361, whose son,

KicHARD de Whytemere, of Claverley and Whytmere, m.
Margery, dau. and lieir of William Attetrall, of Claverley, and
dying about the year 1386, left a son and heir,

KiciiARD DE Whytemere, father of another,

Eichard de Whytemere, d. 1-142, leaving, by Joan his
wife, a son and successor,

Thomas Whytemere, of Claverley, d. 14S3. His son,

Eichard Whytemere, left at his demise, 1504, by his wife,
Agnes (who d. ir)22i a son and siiceessor,

PiicHARD Whitmore, of Clavcrlcy. 6. 1495, m. Frances
B.arker, and had two sons,

William, his heir.

Thomas, ancestor of the Whitmores of Ludslone, Claverley,

Eichard Whitmore d. 1549, and was s. by his son,

William Whitmore, Esq. of Londtn, merchant, 7/i. Anne,
dau. of Mr. Alderman William Bond, ot that city, and by her
(whO'i. 9 0ct^ 1615) had issue, William (Sir), his heir; Thomas
d. s. p.; Geoigc (,Sir), Kct. of Balmcs, in Hackney Parish,
Middlesex, a staunch Eoyalist; Elizabeth, m. Sir William
Craven, Bart.; Anne, m. Francis Baber, Esq. of Chute:
Margaret, m. Sir K. Grubham, Knt. ; Mary, m. Sir Charles
Montagu, Knt., brotlier to the Earl of Manchester; Frances,
rii. Sir John Weld, of Arnolds, Middlesex; and Jane, m. N.
Still, Esq. William Whitmore, of London, d. 8 Aug. 1593 ;
and was .<:. by his son.

Sir William Whitmore, Knt. of London, 6. 4 Nov. 1572,
who purchased the estate of Apley, S.alop, for which shire he
was High Sheriff 1G20. He ni. 1st, Margaret, dau. of PtOwland
Moseley, of Hough, co. Lancaster, and by her (who d. 31 Jan.
1608) had one son and a duu.,

George, d s. p.

Anne, m. sir Edmund .Sawyer, and d. 16C6.
He m. 2ndly, Dorothy, dau. of John Weld, Esq. of London, by
whom (who d. 1626) he had issue,

Thomas (Sir), his heir.

Eichard, of Lower Slaughter, co. Gloucester, b. 21 June,
1314; Sheriff of Gloucester, 1667; m. Catherine, dau. and
co-heir of FiObert Deards, Esq. of London, and by her (who
d. 30 Kov. 1673) left at his decease, 20 Aug. 1667, a son,
Eichard, of Lower Slaughter, m. Anne, dau. of Sir John
Weld, of Willey, and, dying before 1694, left
William, of Lower Slaughter, of whom presently.
Anne, r,i. Walter Junes, Esq. of Cliastleton, and d.

Sir William d. Dec. 1648, and was s. by his son.

Sir Thomas Whitmore, of Apley, b. 28 Nov. 1612, created a
Bart. 28 June, 1641. He m. Elizabeth, dau. and heir of Alder-
man Sir William Acton, Knt., and by her (who d. 1666) had
issue, William, his heir; Tliomas (Sir), of Bridgnorth; Anne,
m. Sir Francis Lawley, Bart. ; Elizabeth, m. John Eennet,
Esq.; and Dorothy, m. Sir Eliab Harvey. Sir Thomas d.
1653, .and was ,«. by his eldest son.

Sir William Whitmore, 2nd bart. of Apley, 6. 8 April, 1627 ;
m. Mary, dau. of Eliab Harvey, Esq. of London, but dying
without issue, 1699, the baronetcy expired, while the estates
passed to liis kinsman,

William Whitmore, Esq. of Lower Slaughter, M.P. for
Bridgnorth, who then became of Apley. He m. Elizabeth,
dau. of Eoger Pope, Esq. of Wolstanton, Salop, and sister to
Bromwich Pope, Esq., to whom, on the death of Catherine
Pope, his dau., 1754, her issue became heirs. By this lady
(who d. about 1736) he had issue,

I. William, d. an infant, 1710.

II. Thomas (Sir) his heir.

III. William, b. 1714, who raised the 53rd Regt., and was its
first Colonel ; d. 1771, a Lieut. -Gen. and M.P. for Bridg-
north. The manor and estate of Lower Slaughter, with
other family property in co. Gloucester, descended from him
to his grandson. Gen. Sir Geokoe Whitmore, K.C.H., Col.
Commandant, 11. E., m. Cordelia, dau. of George Ainslie,
Esq. and by her (who d. Dec. 1857) had seven sons and three
daus. He d. 2 April, 1862, aged 87, leaving these estates to
his son,

Charles Shapland, M.A. , of Lower Slaughter, J.P., Q.C.,
Bencher of the Inner Temple, and Judge of the County
Courts circuit No. 46, Recorder of co. Gloucester, m.
Katharine Elizabeth, who d. 11 Feb. 1883, sister of Sir
Robert Brownrigg, Bart., and d. 1877, leaving issue,
Charles Algernon", of Lower Slaughter, Stow, co. Glou-
cester, J. P., and M.P. for Chelsea, Banister-at-Law, b.
1851 ; William Walter; and Edmund Henry.

IV. George, of Apley, d.s.p. 1775.

V. Charles, of Southampton, m. Mary, dau. of — Kelly, Esq.
and by her (who d. 17U9) left at his decease, 1770,

1 Thomas, successor to his uncle.

2 William, father of William Wolryche Whitmore, Esq.,
late M.P. of Dudmaston (.see that Fu.mili/).

3 George, D.D., Fellow of St. John's, Cambridge, d. 25
Nov. 1805.

1 Mary, d. 1828. 2 Kathcrinc.

3 Elizabeth, w. Launcelot Shadwell, Esq., and left, witli
other issue, the late Sir Launcelot Shadwell, Knt., Vice-
Chaucellor of England.

4 Dorothea.

VI. John, of London, m. Ist, Miss Sarah Stevens, and by her
(who d. 1748; he had two daus.,

Anne, (/. 1773. Katharine, d. 1833.

He m. 2ndly, Miss Elizabeth HenUeli, by whom (who rf,.
1788) he left at his decease, 1791, two sons,
John, of London, M.P. for Bridgnorth, m. Miss Caroline
Williams, and dying 18-!6, aged 76 (his widow survived
until 1833), left surviving issue,

1 John, of London, m. Miss Mary Stainforth, and d.

2 Edward, of London, m. 1st, Miss Frances Kensington,
d. 1833; and 2ndly, Miss Eliiabeth Davison, and had
issue by both.

3 Robert, of Lincoln's Inn, m. Miss Elizabeth Kaye, and
had issue.

4 Frederick, of London. t
William, m. Elizabeth, dau. of Montagu Booth, Esq. of

Upton, and left issue,

1 William, of Beckenham, Kent, J.P., m. 1st, 1830,
Charlotte, dau. of George Norman, E!,q. ; and 2ndly,
1866, Frances Maria, widow of Rev. Aretas Akers, of
Mailing Abbey, Kent, and dau. of Francis Brandram>

2 George, of London.

3 James. 4 Charles.

1 Eliza.

2 Charlotte, m. — Harrison, Esq.
Maria. 4 Catherine.

Mr. Whitmore d. 24 May, 1725, and was s. by his son.

Sir Thomas Whitmore, K.B., of Apley, m. Anne, dau. of
Sir Jonathan Cope, Bart, of Brewern, and had by her (who rf.
1775) three daus.,

Mary, m. her first cousin, Thomas Whitmore, Esq. of Apley.

AnnaSopliia, iii. Anthony Deane, Esq.

Elizabeth ?/i. Rev. Charks Shuttlewood Holden.
Sir Thomas rf. 15 April, 1773, and w.a3 «. by his nephew and

Thomas Wuit.more, Esq. of Apley, M.P. for Bridgnorth, m,
1st (as stated above), his cousin, Mary Whitmore, and by her
(who d. 1176) hud three daus.,





Mary Anne, m. Tliomas Wj-lde Browne, Esq. of CaugWey,

and d. 1844, leaving issue.
Anna Sophia, 0.. anux.
Georgiana, d. unm.
He m. 2nclly, Mary, dau. of Thomas Foley, Esq., Capt. E.N.,
by Mary his wife, dau. of Admiral St. Loo, and by her (who 0..
1817) had is.'-ne,
Thomas, his heir.

Charles Blaney Cavendish (Rev.), M.A., Eector of Stockton,
Salop, 6. 9 March. 1787; m. 1829, Anne, dau. of Thomas
Giffard, Esq. of Chillington, co. Stafford, and by her (who
d. 1S34) hail three daus.,

Elizabeth, m. Jan. Ial8, the Rev. John Storer, M.A., Rector
of Ha.wkswortli, Notts.
Mr. Whitmore d. 1795, and was s. by his son,

Thomas Whitmoke, Esq. of Apley, J. P. and D.I.., M.P. for
Bridgnorth, High Sheriff 1805, h. 16 Nov. 1782; m. 19 July,
1804, Catherine, only dau. and heiress of Thomas Thoraason,
Esq. of York, by Catherine his wife, dau. of James Grierson,
Esq., and by her (who d. 20 Aug. 1867) had issue,
Thomas Chatilton, of Apley.

George, M.A. (Rev.) Rector of Stockton, Shifnal, J.P. h. 1.3
Aug. 1812 ; m. Jan. 1848, Sarah, 3rd dau. of the late John
Deacon, Esq. of Mabledon Park, Kent, and has issue,
Algernon George Bernard, 6. 18 Oct. 1849 ; Henry Eardley ;
b. 26 April, 1855; Katherine Mildred; Dora Louisa Mary;
and Geraldine Ellen Georgina.

Henry, of Sunniside, Colebrooke Dale, M.P. for Bridgnorth,
late a Lord of the Treasury, h. 13 Oct. 1813; in. 15 April,
18.32, Adelaide Anna, dau. and co-heir of Francis Darby,
Esq. of Colebrooke Dale, Salop, and d. 1876.
Catherine Mary, to. 16 Aug. 1832, Francis Barnard, 3rd Earl
of Bandon, and d. leaving issue,

Emily Elizabeth, m. 13 Feb. 1855, Major-Gen. Eardley Wil-
mot, son of Sir Robert Wilmot, Bart.
Lucy Georgiana, m. 27 Deo. 1849, Lieut.-Col. John Forbes
(late Coldstream Guards). 2nd son of the late William
Forbes, Esq. of Callander, N.B., and d. leaving issue.

Mr. Whitmore d. 6 Feb. 1846, and was s. by his son,

Thomas Chaklton Whitmore, Esq. of Apley, M.P. for
Bridgnorth, h. 5 Jan. 1807; m. 11 April, 1S33, Lady Louisa
Anne Douglas (who d. 31 Aug. 1871), eldest dau. of Charles,
5th Marquess of Queensberry, and by her had issue,

Thomas Chables Douglas, now of Gumley.

Walter Henry, h. 21 Aug. 1842; d. 19 Aul'. 1880.

Caroline Louisa, m. 24 May, 1866, John William Scott, Esq.
of Delgany, co. Wicklow, 3rd son of Juhn Scott, Esq., Q.C.,
and has James Whitmore and Albina Louisa.

Mary Catherine.

Emily Harriet, m. 24 Oct. 1877, Col. Tweedie, C.S.I.
Bengal Staff Corps.

Lousia Dorothea, d. 11 Oct. 1839.

Lucy xVlbinia. Edith Georgina.

Cecil Elizabeth, in. 14 June, 1887, Lieut.-Col. Duncan
.Stewart, late 92nd Goidon Highlanders.

Evelyn Octavia.
He d. 13 March, 1865.

AnM — Vert, fretty or. Crenti — 1st, A falcon silting on the
stump of a tree with a branch springing from the dexter side
all ppr. ; 2Dd, An arm couped at the elbow and erect, habited,
or, turned up az., holding in the hand ppr. a cinquefoil gold
leaved vert, all within two wings expanded of the fourth.

Heats — Gumley, Market Harborough ; Orsett HaU, Essex.

CYi'-is— Carlton and Boodle's.


WoLETCHE- Whitmore, Rev. Francis Hen^rt,
M.A. of Dudmaston Hall, Salop J.P., formerly
Rector of Quatfc, Malvern, h. 1820 ; m. 1845, Isabella,
youngest dau. of Capt. H. Bazely, K.N., and has

I. Francis Alexander, B.A. Oxon. J.P., Hon. Lieut.-Col.
Salop Jlilitia, b. 1845; m. 7 June, 1871, Alice Mary, dau.
of Alfred Darby, Esq.^ and has, with other issue, a son,

Geoffrey Charlton, 6. 1881.

II. Malcolm, b. 1849; m. 17 Nov. 1886, Beatrice Alice, dau.
of Edward N. Conant, Esq. of Lyndon Hall, co. Rut-
land, and has, with other issue, Philip Malcolm, b. 1839.

III. Henry Bazely (Rev.), M.A. Oxford, Rector of Quatt,
Malvern, Salop, b. 1856; ra. 31 Aug. 1881, Harriett Dou-
glas, dau. of Douglas Robinson, Esq., and has issue, a
dau., 6. 1882.

I. Isabel Louisa, m. Robert Otter Barry, Esq.

This gentleman, only son of Rev. Francis Laing, of
The Mythe, co. Gloucester, by Mary his wife, dau.
of Wilham Whitmore, Esq. of Dudmaston, assumed,

by royal licence 1864, on succeeding to the estates
of his uncle, William Wolryche-Whitmore, Esq., the
surnames and arms of WoiEYCHE-WniTMOEE, in
lieu of his patronymic.

Lineage.— (See preccciuij; Memoir.)

William Whitmore, Esq. (2nd son of Charles Whitmore,
Esq. of Southampton, and grandson of William AVhitmore,
Esq., M.P. of Apley, by Elizabeth his wife, sister of Bromwich
Pope, Esq. of Woolstaston), s. in 1774, at the decease of Lieut.-
Col. Weld, to the estate of Dudmaston, Salop. He to. 1st,
Frances, dau. of John Lyster, Esq., and by her (who d. 1792)
had issue,

William Wolrtche, of Dudmaston.

Frances, to. 1st, Capt. Williams, R.N., d. 1830; and 2ndly,
Dr. Freer, Physician, of Cheltenham, d. 1873.

Mary Dorothea, d. 1872, having m. 1817, Rev. Francis Laing,
of the Mythe, co. Gloucester, and was mother of the present
Rev. F. H. Wolrtche Whitmore, of Dudmaston.

Catherine, m. Major Houston ; d. 1811.


Harriet, d. 1868 ; m. E. Isaac, Esq. of Boughton, co. Wor-
cester, and has i-^sue.

Louisa, ra. the Right Hon. Sir Edward Ryan, Knt., Judge of
Calcutta ; d. 6 Feb. 1866, having had issue.

Elizabeth, ra. Rev. J. Wall ; and d. 1843, having had issue.

Anna Maria, to. Rev. Edmund Carr; d. 1831.

Georgiana, m. Charles Babbage, Esq. ; d. 1827, leaving
He ))!, 2ndly, Mary Louisa Thomas, by whom (who d. 1813) he
had one son and three daus.,

John Heni7, who as.sumed the surname and arms of Jones,
by sign-manual, dated 14 March, 1829, on succeeding to the
estate of Chastleton (ue Whitmore Jones of C/iastkton).

Janetta, d. unm. 1826.

Eleonora, m. John Franks, Esq. of Bailyskiddane, co.

Mary Anne, m. Arundel Sparkes, Esq. and d. ID May, 1886,
leaving issue.

Mr. Whitmore d. Aug. 1816, and was s. by his son,

William Wolryche-Whitmore, Esq. of Dudmaston, Salop,
formerly M.P. for Wolverhampton, 6.1787; ?/i. 29 Jan. 1810,
Lady Lucy Elizabeth Georgiana Bridgeman, dau. of Orlando,
1st Earl of Bradford, but had no issue. He d. 1858, having
devised his estates to his nephew, the present Rev. Francis
Henry Wolbtche-Whitmore, of Dudmaston.

^riJis— Quarterly : 1st and 4th, vert, fretty or, for Whit-
more : 2nd and 3rd, az., a chevron between three swans
rousant arg. in chief a eross-cros.s!et for difference, for Wol-
rtche. Crests — 1st, Whitmore, Upon the stump of an oak
tree sprouting to the dexter a falcon close all ppr. beaked and
belled or; 2nd, Wolrtche, An oak tree fructed ppr. charged
for difference with a cross crosslct gold. Motto — Incorrupta
Seat — Dudmaston Hall, Bridgnorth.


Whitmore- Jones, Mart Elizabeth, of Chastle-
ton House, CO. Oxford, s. in 1874.

Lineage. — The Chastleton estate was purchased by
Walter Jones, Esq., from Catesby, the well-known con-
spirator in the Gunpowder Plot, who sold it to procure the
required funds. For an account of Chaseleton House, see ■
Skelton's Antiquities of Oxfordshire, and Nash's Ancient

Arthur Jones, Esq. of Chastleton, co. Oxford, the last male-
heir of the family of Jones of Chastlelun, son of Henry Jones-
Esq, of Chastleton, who d. 1761, andgrandsonof Walter Jones,
Esq. of Chastleton, by Anne his wife, dau. of Ric

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