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w, co. Mealh, by Anne, his wife, dau.
of Sir Robert Dutton, 1st bart. of Sherborne, by whom he had
a son, Francis, and four daus., i. Elizabeth, wife of Marcus
Smith, Esq. ; ii. Mary, wife of Edward Ellis, Esq. ; iii. Sarah,
wife of Essex Edgeworth, Esq. ; iv. Anne, of whom hereafter,
Thomas Whyte d. 10 Jan. 1739, and his widow d. IG Jan.
1752. Their son,

F'rancis Whyte, Esq. of Redhills, Col. of the Militia, d. unm.
and by his will, dated 11 Nov. 1774, proved 12 March, 1779,
left his estate to his sister,

Anne, who m. 3 Jan. 1744, .John White, Esq. of Rathgonan
and Loughgill, co. Limerick (son of John White, of Rathgonan,
by Ellen his wife, dau. of Gerald Fitzgsrald, Knight of Glyn,
and grandson of Col. John White, of Rathgonan, by Celina
his wife, dau. and co-heiress of Thomas Browne, Esq. of The
Hospital, CO. Limerick). She made her will 3 July, 1793,
which was proved 22 March, 1714, having had issue, a son,
Francis, and a dau., Anne, wife of Rev. Francis Saunderson.
The son,

Francis Whyte, Esq. of Redhills, &c., m. 1800, Eliza, dau.
of Edward Philip Francis, Esq., cousin-german to Sir Philip
Francis, K.B. and had four sons, i. Francis Melville;
II. James, who d. young; iii. John Boyle, who d. unm. 1822;





TV. Thomas, who d. youn^. The claus. were, i. Anne ; ii. Makt,
■m. Capt. Samuel Enderby, 5th Dragoon Guards, eldest son of
Samuel Enderby, Esq. of Blackheath, and had one dau.,
Geobgiana Mary, the present Mks. Venables, of Redhills ;
III. Susan Letilia, wife of John Johnstone, Esq. of Treniont,
CO. Down, by whom she had two daus., Josephine and Susan
Letitia ; iv. Margaret, wife of Edward Gibbon Richard Spils-
bury, Esq., by whom she had no issue. Francis Whyte d.
Dec. 1S35, aged 78, and was s. by his only son,

Francis Melville Whyte, of Redhills, b. 3 Nov. 1801 ; d.
unm. 1 April, 1833, having by will, dated 31 March, 1833,
settled his estates on his niece, Georgiana JIaby Enderby,
with other remainders, and enjoined her to take the name and
arms of Wiiyte.

^rnis— Arg., on a chevron between three crescents gu. as
many roses of the field. Crest— A demi-lion rampant gu.
holding between the paws a white rose stalked and leaved

/Ssai— Redhills, co. Cavan.


Wn"5:TEnEAD, Henky Yates, Esq. of Crayke, co.
York, M.D., J.P., b. 26 June, 1804 ; m. 28 May,
1833, Anne Mary, dau. of Benjamin Wilson, Esq.
of Little Broughton, and by her (who d. 1850) has

I. Robert Yates, h. 28 July, 1846.

II. Alfred, 6. 5 June, 1849.

I. Mary Sarah.

II. Jane Elizabetn.

III. Caroline.

Lineage. — This family is supposed to have been a branch
of the Whitheds or Whytelieads, resident for several centuries
at Titherley and >fonnan Court, Hants.

William Whytehead, (i. 1608, who settled in Yorkshire
soon after the Restoration, and d. 1681, left a son,

William Whytehead, b. 1634; who d. 1710, he was father

Thomas Whytehead, t. 1C88, chief magistrate of the borough
of Scarborough, 1737 (his brother William was Lord Mayor of
Y'oik 1734), and d. 1739, leaving a son,

Thomas Whytehead, b. 1697, who hi. Jane, dau. of William
Ogle, Esq. of Flamboro', and had issue,

William, of whom presently.

Henry, m., and had a son, Henry.

The eldest son,

'Xhe Rev. William Whytehead, of Hornsea, co. York,
b. 1729; m. Rachael, dau. and heir of Henry Yates, Esq.
of Easingwold, and dying 1817, had issue. The second

Rev. Henry Robert Whytehead, B.A., of Thormanby, co.
Y'ork, b. 1772 ; m. 28 July, 1803, Hannah Diana, dau. and
heiress of the Rev. Thomas Bowman, M.A., Rector of Crayke,
and prebendary of Durham, and had issue,

I. Henry Yates, of Crayke.

II. Robert, M.A., Rector of All Saints, York, m. 1st, Harriett
Paterson, dau. of the Rev. W. Eraser, Minister of Killch-
renan, co. Ai'gyll, and had issue, a son William Eraser,
and five daus. He m. 2ndly, Henrietta, dau. of the late
Sir Charles Dodsworth, Bart, of Thornton Hall.

III. William, m. Frances, dau. of Rev. T. D. Wastell, of
Bisby, Suffolk, and by her (who is deceased) has five sons,
Thomas Bowman, William Wastell, Henry Robert, John
Wastell, and Hugh Edward, and three daus.

I. Thon)as, in holy orders, M.A., late Chaplain to the Bishop
of New Zealand, and Fellow of St. John's College, Cam-
bridge, d. uiihi.

I. Jane, m. George Overton, Esq. of Scarboro'.

II. Anne, m. Robert George Boulton, Esq., M.D. of

III. Margaret. iv. Rachael.
Rev. Henry Robert Whytehead d. 1818.

&aJ— Crayke, Easingwold, co. York.


WiCKHAM, Whalley Hill Edjiund, Esq. of
Frome, Somerset, Lieut.-Col. late Bedfordshire
Eegt., b. 1847 ; m. Mary Blanche, dau. of T. J. El-
more, Esq., late H.B.M.C. Algiers, and has issue,

I. Whalley Robert Grosse, 6. 18 Oct. 1887.

II. Frank Roland Dawe, 6. 25 July, 1889.

Lineage. — The Wickhams are a very ancient Somerset-
shire family. A Sir Robert Wickham, Knt., d. at Bristol,
1 Edward III., 1327. A John Wicomb, of Bristol, was re-
turned to Parliament 1457. Theobald Wickham served as
High Sheriff for Somerset 1393. John Wickham was Sheriff
of Bristol 1457 ; and a William Wickham, Sheriff of Bristol)
147G, was returned to Parliament 1482.

John Wickham, whose mother, Elizabeth, was dau. and co-
heiress o[ Thomas Sylver, possessed lands in Milborne Port,
Dorset, 1530. By Cecilia his wife he was father of James
Wickham, of Horsington, who d. 1576, seised of the " Manor
of Silvars " (which had been purchased by the Wickhams of
Sir Thomas Dyer, Knt. of Sharpham, 3 Elizabeth, 1561), and
of the Rectory of Charlton Horethorne. By Margaret Serving-
ton his wife, he left, with other issue, a son, Anthony Wick-
ham, of Horsington, whose son, James Wickham, of Horsing-
ton, was father of Thomas Wickham, of Horsington, bapt.
8 Feb. 1628; m. Martha, dau. of Thomas Rolt, of Abbas
Combe, and had, with other issue,

Richard Wickham, of Sherborne, Banker, who had, by
Mary his wife, four sons,

I. James, of whose line we treat.

II. William, m. Hannah, dau. of Capt. H. Phillips, of Har-
wich, and was father of William Wickham, who m. Mary,
dau. of Gjodwin Rolfe, of Harwich, and had issue two daus.
only, both -ni.

III. John, of Sherborne, to. Anne, dau. of Major Smith ; and
d. 1774, leaving a son, John (Rev.), Rector of Horsington,
who m. Margaret, dau. of William Provis, of Shepton;
Mallet; and d. 1783, aged 53, having had issue,

1 William Provis (Rev.), b. 1766; m. Annabella, dau. of
Stevens Totten, of Lincoln's Inn, Barrister-at-Law, and
had, besides a dau. (Annabella, m. James Bennett, Esq.
of Cadbury, Sheriff of Somerset 1836), two sons,

William Provis Trelawny (Rev.), of Charlton, Rector of
Shepton Mallet, m. 1831, Marianne, dau. of Rev. T.
Coney, Rector of Batcombe ; and d. 1864.

Thomas Provis, m. 1835, Sarah, dau. of John Hussey,
Esq. of New Hall, Glasgow, and had issue.

2 John, of Batcombe, J. P., bapt. 1771 ; m. Catherine
Elizabeth, dau. of John Brickdale, Esq., and had issue,

Henry Thomas, of Batcombe, J. P., b. 1820; m. four

times. By his 1st wife, Augusta Agnes (m. 1845), dau.

of Rev. James Hartley Dunsford, of Slimbridge, co.

Gloucester, he had issue, Henry John, b. 1S49.
Edward, Major in the Army, served through the Sikh

war. He m. Mary McGrigor, and d. 1868.
Thomas, of Batcombe, Somerset, and Fronwnion, co.

Mei ioneth {ichom see).

IV. Richard, of Sherborne, m. Mrs. Mary Ludwell, and with,
a dau. (Martha, m. — Crutwell, of Sherborne), had a son,

1 Thomas (Rev.), Rector of Shepton Mallet, and Vicar
of Castle Cary, m. 1st, Elizabeth, dau. of Joseph George,
Gent, of Croscombe; and 2ndly, Mary, dau. of Rev.
Thomas Payne, Vicar of Holme Lacy; and d. 1780, having
had a son and two daus., all of whom d. vMm.
The elder son,

James Wickham, Esq. of Frome, b. 1662; m. 1717, Ann,
dau. of William Barton ; and d. 1748, having had, besides two
daus., two sons,

John (Rev.), Rector of Horsington and Vicar of Long
Ashton, bapt. 1717; m. Elizabeth, dau. of Canon Stilling-
fleet, and grand-dau. of Edward Stillingfleet, Bishop of
Worcester; and d. 1788, leaving one son, Thomas, who d.


The latter,

James Wickham, Esq. of Frome, bapt. 1721 ; m. Mary, dau.
of Rev. John Whalley, D.D., Master of Peter House, Cam-
bridge, and by her (who d. 1803, aged 96) left at his decease-

James Anthony, of whom presently.
Fran.;is, Lieut. U.N., bapt. 1770; d. 1796, at Martinique.
Thomas Whalley (Rev.), Rector of Horsington, J. P., bapt.
1774; m. 1799, Mary, dau. of James Bennett, Esq. of Cad-
bury, and had issue three daus., Julia, Frances, and Ellen
Anne, d. 1855.
Frances, to. Rev. Edward Edgell, of East Hill, Somerset:
andrf. 1810.
The elder son,

James Anthony Wickham, Esq. of North Hill, Frome,
Lieut.-Col. North Somersetshire Yeomanry Cavalry, b. 1768;
m. 1800, Marianne, only child of Hill Dawe, Esq. of Bridge-
water ; and d. 1854, having had by her (who d. 1834),

I. James Whalley Dawe Thomas, late representative.

II. 1 RANCis Dawe, s. his brother.

III. Hill Dawe (Rev.), M.A., Rector and Patron of Horsing-
ton, i/t. 1S39, Janet, only child of Hay Clephane, Esq. of
Bath, E.I.C's Civil Service; and d. Dec. 1875, having had



THE la:n'ded gentry.


1 James Douglas Clopliane (Rev.). B.A., Rector and
Patron of Horsington, li. 1840; m. 1ST7, Alice Matilda,
dau. of William Ncal, Esq. of Kingsdon, Somerset, and
has a son, b. 10 Feb. 1S87.

2 Edmund Hill. M.njor R.A., 7)!. ISG^. Eugenie, only child
of Signor Attard de Bouillon, of ilalta, and has issue.

1 Agnes Austin, m. 1S69, Gen. Sir Francis Seymour,
Bart., K.C.B.

2 Mary Edith.

IV. Edmund Pawe (Rev.), of Cheam Parle, H.A., Vicar of
Holm Woo<l, Surrey, and Rural Dean. h. 24 Feb. 1810; m.
26 Mav, 1836, Emma, only child of Arelutale Palmer, Esq.
of Cheam Park, Surrey, and by her (.who d. 1887) has

1 Reginald Whallev, b. 22 .Tan. 1851.

2 Archilale Palmer (Rev.\ B.A., 6. 9 Nov. 18S.5.

3 Hull.ert Trelawny, b. 12 March, 18;">s, deceased.

3 Emnieliiie, 7)i. 1864, Rev. James Frank Bright, M.A.,

Master of University Coll. Oxford. Their eldest dau.

Margaret, ?«. 11 Nov. I8S6, William, only son of William

Carr, Esq. of Gomersal House, co. York.
2 Agnes Cai-oline. 3 Julia IsiibcDa.

■4 Flora, vi. 1S65, Reginald Bosworth .Smith, late Fellow

of Trin. Coll. Oxon. "

5 Alice Bertha, m. 1st, 20 Jan. 1874, Henry John Smith,
Esq., who d. 10 Nov. 1879; and 2ndly, 29 Aug. 1882, Rev.
Thomas Holt Wilson.

6 Anthonia Leila, deceased.

I. Mary Agnes, 7?;. 1837, William Fawcctt, Esq., Lieut. -Col.
14th liegt., son of Gen. Fawcett, and grandson of Gen. Sir
William" Fawcett, K.B., Governor of Chelsea Hospital, and
had issue, William Theodore, Selina, and Emmeliue.

II. Caroline, d. 1834, aged 31.

III. Susan Anne Dawe, 7)i. John Sheppard, Esq. of Frome,
who d. 1S79.

The eldest son,

James Whallet D.\we Thomas Wickham, Esq. of Frome,
J.P., Major 3rd Batt. Somerset Rifle Volunteers, b. 1802 ; m.
1834, Lucy Matilda (d. 1879), dau. of William Leader, Esq., and
d. s. ]■). 23 Dec. 1885, and was s. by his brother,

Francis Dawe Wickham, Esq. of Frome, Somerset, Bar-
rister-at-Law, b. 1805; 7n. Nathalie, dau. of Louis Lahon, an
Officer in the French army at Waterloo, of Brussels, and had

I. Whaliet Hill Edmdnd, now of Horsington.

II. William, formerly Lieut. 6th Dragoon Guards, h. 1849.
I. Nathalie. ii. Lucy.

Mr. F. D. Wickham d. 30 Jan. 1890.

Ann.t — Arg.two chevrons sa. between three roses gu. seeded
or, barbed vert. Crest— A bull's head erased sa. armed or.
charged on tlie neck with two chevrons arg. Jl/oi/o— Manners
makyth man.

&at — North Hill, Frome, Somerset.

II. George Lamplugh Wickham, 6. 1852; m. 28 Feb. 1885.
Liidy Elena Mary Gordon, 5lh dau. of Charles, 10th Mar-
quess of Iluntly.

III. Henry Wickham, 6. 1855; m. 16 Sept. 1884, Lady
Ethelreda Caroline Gordon, youngest dau. of Charles, lOtti
Marquess of Huntly.

1. Frances Mary, b. 1854.
He d. 2 Jan. 1883.
Seai— Chesnut Grove, near Boston Spa, Yorkshire.


"WiCEHAM, William Wickham, Esq. of Ches-
mit Grove, co. York, J.P., b. 1835 ; m. 1868,
Catherine Fairfax, dau. of Thomas Fairfax, Esq. of
Newton-Kyme, Tadcaster, and by her (who d. 4
July, 1892) has issue,

I. Thomas Lamplcgh, b. 18C9.

II. Reginald William, b. 1871.

III. Henry Francis, 6. 1S73.

IV. Charles George, b. 1879.

I. Alice, ) . , ,„-.

^, > twins, b. 18(0.

II. Florence, )

in. Catharine, b. 1877.

Liineage. — He>-bt Wickham WicKiiAsr, Esq. of Brad-
ford, CO. York, J. P. and D.L., M.P. for Bradford, 6. 1800;
m. 18-36, Mary, eldest dau. of Thomas Benyon, Knt. of New
Grange, near Leeds, which lady d. 1852. This gentleman
was eldest son of Rev. Lamplugh Hird, Prebendary of York,
and Vicar of Paul, in the East Riding (who changed his
paternal surname of Wickham on marrying Sarah Elizabeth,
eldest dau. of Richard Hird, Esq. of Rawdon), and nephew of
Eight Hon. William Wickham. He descends from a family
of Wickham claiming to be that of William of Wykeham, and
he resumed his patronymic, Wickham, at his father's death,
1843. He d. 23 Sept. 1867, and was s. by his only surviving

Lamplugh Wickham Wickham, Esq. of Chesnut Grove, near
Tadcaster, J. P. and D.L., m. 1st, 1834, Frances, dau. of Col.
William Hale, of Acomb, and had issue,

I. William Wickham, now of Chesnut Grove.
He 771. 2ndly, 1848, Mary, dau. of George Stone, Esq. of Ells-
worth Hall, Northampton, and by her (who d. 1877) had


Wickham, William, Esq. of Binsted-Wyclc,
Hampshire, J.P. and D.L., and High Sheriff 1888,
M.P. for East Hants since 1892, Deputy Chairman
of the Hants County Council, M.A. of Balliol
College, Oxon, a Barrister of the Inner Temple,
F.L.S., F.K.G.S., b. 10 July, 1831 ; m. 9 May,
1860, Sophia Emma, dau. and co-heir of the late
Henry Francis Shaw- Lefevre, Esq., brother of
Charles, Viscount Evcrsley, G.C.B., and has issue,

I. Lucy, 7)1. 22 Oct. 1889, Col. William Lewis Kinloch
Ogilvy, C.B. (see Bubke's Baronetage, Ogilvt), and has

II. Eleonore, m. 31 Oct. 1893, Henry John Beresford
Clements, elder son of Col. Henry T. Clements, of Ash-
field Lodge, CO. Cavan. Lough Eynn, co. Leitrim, and
Killadoon, co. Kildare (see Boeke's Peerage, Leitkim, E.).

Liineage. — This is a younger branch of the ancient
House of Wykham, of Swalcliffe, Oxon. The third in descent
from Robert, mentioned in Domesday, is Richard de
Stokes, called also Magister Ricakdcs de Swalcliffe,
vide DfGDALE's Monasticon, he granted thirty acres of land at
Swalcliffe to Bruerne Abbey 1147-66, and confirmed other
lands. His son,

RoDERT DE Stokes called Radalphus de Wtkham 1238, ia
the papers of Eynesham Monastery, was father of

Sir RonERT Wykham, Knt., sued for lands at Stoke 1242,
living 1279. By his wife he left a son,

RonERT Wykham, Lord of Swalcliffe, co. Oxford, who m.
Maud, dau. and co-heir of Sir Reginald Waterville, leaving a

Sir Rorert Wykham, Knt., Lord of Swalcliffe, 77i. 1291,
Elizabeth, dau. and heir of Sir John Lesore or de Lisures,
(her mother was heiress of one of the Counts of Tankerville).
Sir Robert served against the Scotch 1301*; and d. 1327,
leaving, with other sons,

THO.MAS Wickham, m. Katherine, and d. about 1385, whose

Thomas Wickham, in possession of Swalcliffe 1386, ni. 1st,
Isabel, dau. of William DOyly ; and 2ndly, Margery. By his
1st wife he left a son,

Thomas Wickham, of Swalcliffe, will made 1465 ; vi. Agnes,
whose son and heir,

John Wickham, Lord of Swalcliffe, m. Alice, dau. of John
Ligyard, Lideyarde or Lidyett, of Glimpton, co. Oxon, and
had a son,

Thomas 'Wickham, Esq. of Swalcliffe, temp. Henry VIL, ?».
Joice, dau. of — Hanbury, whose 2nd son,

John 'Wickham, Esq. of Enfield and of the Manor House of
Honylands, co. Middlesex, belonging to the Crown temp.
Henry 'Vlll., m. Barbara, dau. and heir of William Parker,
Esq. (of the same family as the Earls of M3ccle.sfield). Their son,

William Wickham, D.D., Bishop of Winchester, Prelate of
the most noble order of the Garter, previously Fellow of Eton
and King's College, Preiendary of Westminster and Canoa of
Windsor, Dean of Lincoln, and Bishop of Lincoln, preached
the sermon at the funeral of Mary, Queen of Scots; d. 1595
(monument in Winchester Cathedral); m. Anthonina, dau.
of William Barlow, D.D., successively Bishop of St. Asaph,
St. David's, Bath and Wells, and Chichester, she d. 1098 (her
four other sisters vi. Bishops, one of whom was afterwards
Archbishop of York). His son,

Henry Wickham, D.D., Archdeacon of York and Preben-
dary of that cathedral, Rector of Bolton Percy and Bedale,
CO. York, and •haplain to King Charles I., d. 1641 ; 7n.Anna-
bella, dau. of Sir Henry Cholmeley, and through her grand-
mother descended from the Cliffords, Earls of Cumberland,

* On the Roll of Knights 8 Edward II., 1315, Sir Robert's
sons substituted for the family arms of two chevronels between
three ros-'S (afterwards borne by the celebrated William Wyke-
ham, Bishop of Winchester, 1363-1404) the arms of the Chamber-
laynes. Earls of Tankerville, viz. :— Erm., on a borduie en-
grailed gu., eight mullets or.





and Percys, Earls of Northumberland (through whom Mr.
Wiokham traces his descent from Lionel, Duke of Clarence,
3rd son of Edward III.;, and by her (who d. 1625) left a son,

Tobias Wickham, D.D., Dean and Prebendary of the Cathe-
dral Church of York, and Rector of Bolton Percy, d. 1697,
aged 76. He vi. Elizabeth, dau. of William Wye, Esq., and
by her (who d. 1697) left a son,

Henry Wickham, of Heslington, J.P. for W. R. of York, Page
to James II. when Duke of York, d. Nov. 1735, aged 70, was
bur. in York Minster. He m. Margaret Archer, of Barbados
(who d. 1751, and was bur. in York Minster). His son,

Hknrt Wickham, D.D., Fellow of Trinity Coll. Cambridge,
Hector of Guiselcy, co. York, and Chaplain to the Princess of
Wales, bur. in the Abbey Church, Bath, 1772, aged 73. By
his 1st wife, Anne, dau. of William Calverley, Esq. (who d.
1736, aged 27) he left a son,

Henrt Wickham, Esq. of Cottingley Hall, co. York, Capt.
and Lieut.-Col. 1st Kegt. of Foot Guards, and J.P. for the
West Riding, b. 7 Sept. 1731 ; d. 9 Oct. 1804. He m. Elizabeth,
dau. and heir of William Lamplugh, Vicar of Dewsbury, by
Elizabeth his wife, dau. and heir of Thomas Dobson, Esq.
of Cottingley, she d. 23 April, 1815, leaving two sons, the
eldest of whom was

The Right Hon. William Wickham, D.C.L., of Cottingley
Hall, CO. York, and of Binsted-Wyck, co. Hants, called to the
Bar at Lincoln's Inn 1786, Commissioner in Bankruptcy 1790,
Superintendent of Aliens 1794, Minister Plenipotentiary to
the Swiss Cantons and the Grisons 1795, Under-Secretary of
State for the Home Department 1798, Envoy Extraordinary
and Minister Plenipotentiaryto the United.A.ustrian and Russian
armies I80I, sworn of the Privy Council 1802, Secretary of
State for Ireland 1S02, Lord of the Treasury 1806, and M.P.
for Ileytesbury, Cashel, and Callington, b. 11 Dec. 1761; d.
at Brighton, 22 Oct. 1840, aged 79. He m. Eleonore Madeleine,
eldest of the four daus. of Mons. Louis Bertrand, of Geneva,
and by her (who was 6. at Geneva, 16 July, 1763, and d.
there 15 April, 1836) had one son,

Henry Lodis Wickham, Esq. of Binsted-Wyck, called to
the Bar at Lincoln's Inn 1817 ; Receiver General of Gibraltar,
Chairman of the United Boards of Stamps and Taxes from
1838 to 1848; b. at Cottingley, 19 May, 1789; d. 27 Oct. 1864.
He m. 19 June, 1830, Lucy, youngest dau. of William Mark-
ham, of Becca Hall, co. Y'ork, and granddau. of WiDiam
Markham, D.D., Archbishop of York, and by her (who d. 11
July, 1885) had issue,

I. William, now of Binsted-Wyck.

II. Henry Lamplugh, late Capt. Rifle Brigade, J.P. for
Hants and Warwickshire, b. 19 Feb. 1838; m. 24 Feb. 1873,
the Hon. Teresa Mary Josephine, dau. of Henry Benedict.
11th Ijaron Arundell, of Wardour, and widow of Sir Alfred
Joseph Doughty Tichborne, 11th Bart., and has issue,

1 William Joseph, b. 5 Nov. 1874.

2 Lewis Cyril, 6. 14 April, 1877; d. 18 Nov. 1830.

3 Cyril Henry, b. 25 May, 1»78.
1 Cecily Mary.

I. Leonora Emma, of Frimley Park, Farnborough, co.
Surrey, m. 5 Jan. 1858, Herbert Crompton Herries. Esq.
of Frimley Park, eldest son of Lieut.-Gen. Sir William Lewis
Herries, C.B., K.C.H., and by him who d. 19 March, 1870,
has issue.

Arms — Erm., on a bordure engrailed gu. eight mullets, or.
Crest— X bull's head, sa. horned or, charged on the neck
with two chevronels arg.

Motto — Manners makyth man.

Heat — Binsted-Wyck, Alton, Hampshire.


Wickham, Lieut. -Col. Thomas, of Fronwuion,
CO. Merioneth, J.P. and D.L. co. Monmouth,
formerly of the 33rd Eegt. and Scots Grreys, b. Nov.
1824'; m. 1 April, 1853, Willielmina, dau. of C.
Robertson Williamson, Esq. of Lawei's, N.B., by
wliom he has had issue,

I. Edward D. Provis, 6. 1857.

II. Charles E. H., 6. 1863.
HI. Rupert W., 6. 1868.

IV. Bertram John, 6. 1870.

I. Maud, d. 1885.

II. Ethel Madeline, to. Major Thruston, 14th Eegt.

III. Gwenddolen Ellinore, m. Capt. Sattrew-Willett, King's
Dragoon Guards.

He m. 2ndly, 1884, Anne Elizabeth, only child of
Henry Cheape, Esq. of Eossie, co. Fife ; 3rdly,

18S8, Mary EUzabeth, only child of Eev. Ellis
Osborne Williams, of Fronwnion, Dongelley.

Xiineag'e. — The Rev. John Wickham Rector, of Hor-
sington, son of John Wickham, of Sherborne, by Anne, his
wife, dau. of Major Smith (see Wickham of Horsington), m.
1759, Margaret, dau. of William Provis, Esq. of Shepton
Mallet, CO. Somerset, by whom he had a son,

John Wickham, Esq. of Batcombe, co. Somerset, J.P. and
D.L., m. 1819, Katherine Elizabeth, dau. of John Brickdale,
Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Monkton, Somerset, by whom he had

Thomas, now of Fronwnion.
Mr. Wickham d. 1856.

Arms — Arg., two chevronels sa., between three roses gu.,
seeded or, barbed vert. Crest— A bull's head sa., armed or,
charged on the neck with two chevronels arg. Motto — Manners
makyth man.

Seat — Fronwnion, Dolgelley.


WiCKSTED, George Edmund, Esq. of Betley
Hall, CO. Stafford, J.P. for Salop and Cheshire, b. 4
Feb. 1836; w. 10 Jan. 1878, Margaret Mary
Theresa, youngest dau. of Sir Edward JBlount, 8th
bart. of Sodington, co. Worcester.

Liineagre. — In 1718, George Tollet, Esq., who had been
a Commissioner in the Navy in the reigns of William III. and
Queen Anne, purchased of a branch of the Egerton family,
Betley Hall, and various estates in Betley and Audley, co.
Stafford, together with the impropriations and advowsons of
those parishes. From this gentleman they descended to

Charles Tollet, Esq. of Betley Hall, High Sheriff co.
Stafford, 1782. He d. s. f. July, 1796, and was s. by his

George Tollet, Esq. of Betley Hall, J.P. and D.L., b. 3
Aug. 1767 ; m. 30 Nov. 1795, Frances, only child of William
Joliffe, Esq. of Sculcoats, by Frances, his wife, dau. of Thomas
WickstedjEsq.ofNantwich, a lineal descendant of JohnWick-
sted. living temp. Henry VIII., a younger son of Wicksted of
Wicksted, co. Chester, and by her (who d. II Sept. 1850) had

Charles, who assumed by sign manual 2.5 March, 1814, the
surname and arms of Wicksted, in accordance with the
will of Thomas Wicksted, Esq. of Nantwich, his maternal
great-uncle, and was the late Charles Wicksted, Esq. of
Betley Hall.

Penelope Margaret. Frances Elizabeth.

Elizabeth, d. 1834.

Marianne, m. 1821, the Ven. Archdeacon William Clive,
eldest surviving son of William Clive, Esq. of Styche,
Salop, younger brother of the 1st Lord Clive.

Georgina. Helen Harriet.

Caroline Octavia, m. 1839, Rev. Thomas Stevens, of Brad-
field, Berks, and d. 1640.
Mr. Toilet d. 25 Dec. 1855, and was s, by his son,

Charles Wicksted, Esq. of Betley Hall, J. P., High Sheriff
CO. Chester 1822, 6. Oct. 1796; 7?i. 28 Oct. 1834, Mary Char-
lotte, 3rd dau. of Edmund Meysey Wigley, Esq. (by his wife,
Anna Maria Meysey, heiress of Shakenhurst), and co-heiress
of her brothers, Edmund Greswolde, Esq., and Charles Mey-
sey Wigley, Esq., and had issue by her (.who d. Nov. 1878),

I. George Edmund, now of Betley.

II. Charles Wigley, of Shakenhurst, Bewdley. co. Worces-
ter, J.P. cos. Salop and Worcester, 6. 12 July, 1837 ; m.
Feb. 1864, Emily, youngest dau. of Anthony Hamond, Esq.
of Westacre, Norfolk.

I. Mary Elizabeth.

5Ir. Wicksted d. 4 June, 187C, and was s. by his eldest son,
George Edmdnd Wicksted, Esq. now of Betley.


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