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e regc,
nee populo, sed utroque.

<Sca(s— Sheraton, Castle Eden, co. Durham ; and Clennell,
Northumberland.

Toicn Residence — 25, Prince's Gardens, S.W.

Clubs — Brooks' and Arthur's.



WILKINSON OF TJPPER HARE PARK.

Wilkinson, Maj. - Gten. Johnson, of Upper
Hare Park, co. Cambridge, late 39th. Kegt., b. S
Oct. 1822, s. his brother.

Lineage. — Johnson Wilkinson, Esq.of Portman Square,
lit. Margaret, dau. of Robert Osboin, Esq., 4th son of Sir John
Osborn, 2nd bart., of Chicksands Priory, co. Bedford, and had
with others, a 3rd son,

Robert Wilkinson, Esq. of Montagu Square, London, m.
1807, Catherine, eldest dau. of John Peter AUix, Esq. ot
Swaffham House, co. Cambridge, and d. 1839, having had issue
by her (who d. 11 Jan. 1875),

I. Robert Hindley, of Chesfield Lodge, Stevenage, Herts,
J.P. for Beds and Herts, Lieut.-Col. Beds Militia, M.A.,
educated at Eton and King's Coll. Camb., 6. 1811 ; m. 1852,
Caroline, only dau. of Lijut.-Gen. Vicomte Obert, by
Margaret, sister of Edward Parkyns, Esq. of Chestield,
and d. 5 Feb. 1888, having had issue,
Edward Obert Hindley, 60th Rifles, 6. 1853 ; killed in Zulu
War 18-il.

Caroline Elizabeth, m. 1882, C. Poyntz Stewart, Esq., and
has issue, Robert Neil, b. 1884.

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II Charles AUiK (Rev.). 5I-A. Rector of Boxworlh, co. Cam-
bridge, J.r., b. An-. ISI3; m. 10 Sevt. lS4n, Mary
Eleanor, dau. of Major Bowers, Kith Liaht DraRoons, by
Eleanor, his wife, Uau. of Gen. Sir T. Dallas, G.C.L., and
d 18 April, 18j9, leavins issue, Ulcunor Catherine Mary;
Katherine Henrietta, m. F. Gosling, Esq of \\ellbury
House. Hitchin; and Christina Ellen, m. Major Cornwall
Henry CainpboU, R.A. ^ , _

in Is*AC IlERKERT, of TJvper Hare Park, co. Cambridge,
J P a'ld V h.. M.A. Cnmb., I. 18 July, 1818; m. 11 July,
l^-vi Jl-ir^-aret Anne, only child of Liout.-Col. John Petrie
Kcble H.E I.C.S., and d. s. }>. She d. 24 July, ISSn. _

IV James Allis", late Capt. loth Rogt., )-!. Elizabeth Harriot,
dau." of WilUam Whiting, Esq., and d. March, 18C3, leaving
issue three sons and four daus.

V Johnson, now of Upper Hare Park.

VI. Ofborn, C.B., Major-Gen. Bengal Cavalry, b. 1S24 ; vi.

jiaria Amelia, dau. of Col. Free. ^ , ^^ , ,.„

VII George Allix, M.ijor-Gen. late Royal Horse Artillery, b.

•JS Sept. "1829; m. Eliza, dau. of Frank Gosling, Esq., and

has issue three sons and four daus.
I. Catherine, vi. Rev. John Thornhill, J.P. of Boxwoith,

who rf. 28 Jan. 1875. , t. ,

n Matilda, vi. Gamul Farmer, Esq. of Nonsuch Fark,

Surrey, J.P. and D.L., and d. 14 May, 1889. He d. March,

iiL Elizabeth Mary, widow of George Thornhill, of Did-
diugton Park, co. Huntingdon, J.P. and D.L.

Arms-Gu., a fess wavy between three unicorns' heads
couped ars. Crest— An unicorn's head arg, issuing from a
mural crown gu. jl/o«o— Non mihi sed tibi gloria.

-beat— Upper Hare Park, Cambridge.



WILKINSON OF HA.RPEIILEY PAEK.

WiLKiNSOX, Frances Dokotiiea, of Harpcrley
Park, CO. Durham, s. lier father 1890 ; m. 18 April,
1872, William Cullej Stobart, Esq. of Spellow Hill,
CO. York, and has, with other issue,
George Herbert, 6. 18 Feb. 1873.

Lineag-e.— John 'Wilkinson, of Stockton-on-Tees, co.
Puriiam, and afterwards of Worcester, Mayor of the former
town in 1766 and 178.5 (son of John Wilkinson, of Stockton,
Merchant), m. Miss Hooper, of Eamsgate, Kent, and had
issue,
Hooper, John, a Capt. in the Army, d. unm.
AViLLiAM, of Strcatham House, Surrey, mi. Sibclla, dau. of
Alfred Wilkinson, Esq. and had issue.
Thomas, of whom presently.

George, of Walshitm Hall, co. Suffolk, who d. 1837, leaving
issue, one son. Hooper John, of Walsham Hall, Bury-St.-
Edmunds, J.P. for Suffolk, h. 11 Feb. 1800; vi. Feb. 1822,
Anne, only child of Robert Howlett, Esq. of The Rookery,
Yoxford, Suffolk, and has issue.
Dorothea, m. George Curiing, Esq. of Cleveland Row, St.
James's, and d. leaving issue.
Anne, to. William Hoar (afterwards Harland), Esq. of Dnr-
ham, elder brother of Sir Charles Harland, Eart., and d.
leaving issue, William Charles Harland, Esq. of Sutton
Hall, CO. York, sometime M.P. for the city of Durham,
d. s. p. ; and Anne Harland, who d. unm.

The 3rd son,

Thomas Wilkinson, Esq. of Walsham-le-Willows, Suffolk,
and of Stokesly Manor, co. York, m. 1783, Jane, dau. and co-
heir (with her sister Margaret, wife of Robert Colling, Esq. of
Hurworth, co. Durham) of George Button, Esq. of Skclton, co.
York, and by her had issue,

Thomas Hctton, of Walsham-le-Willows, Suffolk, J.P. and
D.L., d. 13 Feb. 1878.

George Hhtton, of Harperley Park.

William Hutton (Rev.), of Southampton, and had issue.

Octavius Robert, of Eaton-Socon, co. Bedford, m. and had
issue.

Jane, m. Richard Dalton, Esq. of Andover, Hants.

Margaret, m. John Hughes, Esq. of Donnington Priory, co.
Berks, and had, with other issue a son, Thomas Hughes,
Esq., Q.C., M.P., F.S.A., the eminent author.

Elizabeth Harrison, in. Is25, as first wife, George Gataker,
Esq. of Mildenhall, Suffolk, and d. 1827.

Dorothea, d. unm.
The 2nd son,

George Hctton Wilkinson, Esq. of Harpericy Park, co.
Durham, D.L., Recorder of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, M.A. of St.
Johns Coll.Cambrilge, b. 2.3 Jan. 1791 ; to. 1st, 16 Sept. 1817,
Elizabeth Jane,* dau. and heir of George Pearson, Esq. of
Harperley Park, by Betty, his wife, eldest dau. of the Rev.
Henry Chaytor, LL.D., Prebendary of Durham, 3rd son of



* This lady, through the families of Chaytor, Tempest,
J^mbton, Eure, Bowes, Clifford, Percy, and Mortimer, was
Ibth in direct hneal descent from Edward III.



Henry Chaytor, Esq. of Croft, co. Y'ork. He w. 2ndly, 3 June,
1843, Catherine Heydon (who survives him), dau. of Major
Skene, of Durham, and widow of Richard Smith, Esq. of
Grattan's Hill, co. Cork ; by the former of whom only (who d.
15 April, 1842) he had issue,
George Pearson, late of Harperley Park.
Thomas William (Most Rev.), b. 5 April, 1825, a Bishop in
the Church of Rome.

Henry John, 6. 14 May, 1829, late Capt. 9fh Foot, now
Assistant Commissary (General, served in the Crimea (medal
and clasp, ."ith class of the Medjidie and Turkish medal) ; m.
Leoncra, dau. of D. Elster, Esq. and has issue.
Charles Hutton, Lieut. R.N., b. 8 Dec. 1832 ; d. 1871.
Edward Abercrombie (Rev.), M.A., "Vicar of Tudhoe, and
J.P. CO. Durham, b. 14 Dec. 1834; to. 2 May, 1867, Edith
Rosa, only dau. of Robert Duncombe Shafto, Esq. of Whit-
worth Park, CO. Durham, M.P., and has issue, 1 Edward
James, 6. 25 July, 1868; 2 Stephen, 6. 31 March, 1872; 3
George Robert, b. 30 Dec. 1875; 4 Lancelot, 6.28 Nov.
1878; 1 Edith Dorothea; 2 Mary Katherine; 3 Rachel; 4
Mabel Lucy ; 5 Cicely.
Elizabeth Jane, to., as 1st wife, 14 June, 1843, Anthony
L. Maynard, Esq. of Skinningrove, co. York (see that
Familtj).

Margaret, m. Edward Borton, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, and d.
1850.
Dorothea Anne, to. 1 Sept. 1842, Rev. Arthur Duncombe
Shafto, Rector of Brancepelh, co. Durham ; d. 1866, leaving
issue.

Frances Octavia, to. the Rev. Henry Algernon Baumgartner
"Vicar of Meeavissy, co. Cornwall.
Mary Emnieline.

Anne Sibella, to. 25 Sept. 1854, Jlatthew Charles Woods,
Esq. of Holeyn Hall, co. Northumberland, and has issue.
Mr. Wilkinson was s. by his eldest son,

Rev. George Pearson Wilkinson, M.A., of Harperley Park
and HclmePark, J.P., "Vicar of Thornley, 6. 18 May, 1823; to.
6 Dec. 1849, Frances Vernon, only child of William Mills, Esq.,
Lieut. R.N., of Helme Park and Willington, co. Durham, and
had issue,

I. Mary Elizabeth, d. in infancy.

II. Frances Dorothea.

III. Helena Rosa, to. 4 July, 1877, her cousin, Charles Dun-
combe Shafto, Esq., youngest son of the Rev. Arthur Dun-
combe Shafto (st'e that Family), and has issue.

Mr. Wilkinson, called to the Bar at the Middle Temple 1 849,
was formerly Capt. North Durham Militia. He d. 21 Aug,
1890. His widow has Harperley Park for her life.

^ cms— Az., a fess erminois between three unicorns passant
arg., quartering, Hutton, Pearson, Gregson, <tc. Crest — Out;
of a mural crown gu. a demi-unicorn rampant erminois erased
ppr., armed and maned or. Motto— 'isec rege, nee populo, sed
utroque.

i'cnfs— Harperley Park, Darlington; and Helme Park,
Durham, Wolsingham, Darlington.



WILKINSON OF NEWALL HALL
AND "WINTERBURN HALL.

WiLKiN.'iON, Thomas Clifton, Esq. of Ne-n-all
TIall, CO. York, formerly of the 72nd Eegt. (1st
Eatt. Seaforth Highlanders), b. 1844; s. his father
ISSO.

Lineage. — Henrt Wilkinson, Esq., son of Thomas
Wilkinson, Esq., by Margaret Wilcock, his wife, in. Agues
Parkinson, and had issue. The eldest son,

Tno.MAS Wilkinson, Esq. of Winterburn Hall, to. June, 1812,
Anne, dau. and heir of Thomas Clifton, Esq. of NewaU-with-
Clifton, and d. 1 Oct. 1821, leaving issue,

Thomas Clifton, late of Newall.

Mary Anne.
His only son,

Thomas Clifton Wilkinson, Esq. of Newall Hall, co. York,
J. P., 6. 11 Dec. 1815; m. 20 Sept. 1842, lion. Julia Jemima
Butler, dau. of Hon. Henry Butler, and sister of Henry
Edmund, 13th Viscount Mountgarret, and by her (who d. 19
Feb. 1873) had issue,

I. Thomas Clifton, now of Newall Hall.

II. Henry Butler, b. 4 Blay, 1850; d. at Ch. Ch. Coll., Cam-
bridge, 19 Feb. 1873.

III. Francis Ernest, b. 17 June, 1856.

IV. Edmund, b. 15 Sept. 1857.

I. Julia Anne, deceased.

II. Charlotte Mary.

Mr. T. C. Wilkinson d. 1889, and was s. by his eldest son.

Arms — Gu., a fess erm. between three unicorns passant
arg. Crest — A unicorn's head erased arg. Jl/o«o— Tcnez le
droit.

&at— Newall Hall, Otley; and Winterburn Hall, Skipton.



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•WILKINSON OF POTTERTON HALL.

WiiKiNsox, Bjithuest Edwaed, Esq. of Pot-
terton Hall, West Riding, co. York, J. P., formerly
Lieut. 4th Dragoon Guards, b. 19 July, 1834; vi.
1858, Jane Annie, youngest dau. of the late George
and Elizabeth Brearey, and has had issue,

I. Bathuest Geokge (Rev.), b. 20 Aug. 1859 ; m. 1SS5, Mary
Margoty, 2nd dau. of Capt. Frederick Mathias, 2nd
Queen's Eoyal Eegt., and has issue, Frederic Allen
Bathurst, b. May, 1887.

n. John, 6. 9 March, 18G2 ; m. 1885, Millicent, 3rd dau. of
S. Botterill, Esq., and has issue, Eva Millicent, b. Aug.
1886.

III. Caryl Charles, b. 18 Oct. 1864; to. 22 Jan. 1891, Sarah
Elizabeth, youngest dau. of tlie late Rev. Henry Hilton,
Rector of Milstead, and Hon. Canon of Canterbury.

IV. Alfred, b. 14 Dec. 1867 ; m. 1893, Ethel, eldest dau. of
S. Bigland, Esq.

V. Allen Henry, b. 19 April, 1869; Lieut. 2nd Batt. Leicester-
shire Eegt. (17th Foot).

VI. Christopher Denison, 6. 28 Feb. 1877.

I. Catherine Elizabeth, b. 7 Oct. 1870.

II. Eva Bathurst, 6. 29 Feb. 1872.

III. Grace Tryphena, 6. 15 Aug. 1878.

Lineag-e — John ^YILKI^'soN, Esq. of Potterton, Barwick-
in-Elmet, d. May, 1789, was buried at Ossington, and left by
his wife, sister of Robert Denison, Esq. of Ossington, two
sons,

I. Edwakd, of whom we treat.

II. John, who s. his maternal uncle, Robert Denison, in
1785, at Ossington, co. Nottingham, and assumed the sur-
name and arms of Denison. He was M.P. for Chichester,
and afterwards for Minehead. By Charlotte, his 2nd wile,
dau. of Samuel Eastwick, Esq., M.P., he left, with other
issue,

Right Hon. John Evelyn Denison, of Ossington, Speaker
of the House of Commons, created 13 Feb. Is72, Viscount
Ossington.

The elder son,

Edwaed Wilkinson, Esq. of Potterton Hall, m. in 1787,
Ann, dau. of Nicholas Pearse, Esq. of Woodford, Essex, and
by her (who d. 184G) left at his decease, 16 July, 1836, a son,

John Edwaed Wilkinson, Esq. of Potterton Hall, b. 17S9 :
VI. 1813, Calheiine, eldest dau. of Robert Bathurst, Esq., and
niece of Henry Bathurst, D.D., Bishop of Norwich, and by her
(who d. 28 Dec. 18j6) had issue,

Bathurst Edwaed, now of Potterton Hall.

Maria Anne, m. l8o8. Col. 0. G. Langley, late 16th Foot, 2nd
son of Henry Langley, Esq. of Brittas Castle, co. 'i'ip-
perary, and d. 13 Nov. 1876, leaving a son, Gerald, b. 26
July, 1864.

Mr. Wilkinson d. 14 Aug. 1850.

Arms — Gu., a fcss vair between three unicorns passant or.
Crest — A talbot sejant arg., amidst rushes ppr. Motto — Ad
tinem fidelis.

Se^'t— Potterton Hall, Barwick-in-EImet.

Club — Junior United Service.



WILLES OF ASTEOP HOUSE.

WiLLES, John Williaii Shippen-, Esq. of
Asti'op House, CO. Northampton, b. 7 Feb. 1S36 ;
m. April, 1868, Katherine Victoria, dau. of Emanuel
Wills, Esq. of CO. Devon, and has issue.

Lineagre.— RicHAED Willes, of Ufton, co. Warwick, 2nd
son of Richard Willes, of Fennicompton, co. Warwick, and fifth
in descent from the marriage of Richard Willes, of Napton,
with Joan, dau. and heir of John Jeames, of Fislio, purchased
lands at NewboldComyn, CO. Warwick, 1539. He rf. 1564. His
son and heir,

RicHAED Willes, of Newbold Comyn, whose will bears date
1592, m. Agnes, dau of Thomas Wugstaffe, of Harbery, co.
Warwick, and had several children. His 5th son,

Peter Willes, of Newbold Comyn, whose will, dated 1635,
was proved at Lichfield 1637, left, by Faith his wife, a son and
heir,

Peter Willes, of Newbold Comyn, who made his will 10
Dec. 1656. By Sarah his wife he was father of, inter alios, a
3rd son.

The Rev. John Willes, D.D., Rector of Bishop's Itchington,
CO. Warwick, and Canon and Prebendary of Lichfield, i/i.
Anne, dau. of Sir William Walker, Knt., Mayor of Oxford, and
by her (who d. 18 March, 1732, aged 73} had two sons,



I. John (Sir), his heir.

II. Edward, D.U., Bishop of Bath and AVolls, b. 6 March,
169.S-4; m. 2 Feb. 1718, Jane, dau. of Henry White, Esq.,
son of Sir Sampson White, Knt., and d. 24 Nov. 1773,
leaving issue,

1 Edward, of Barton, co. Bedford, Chancellor of the Dio-
cese of Bath and Wells, d. 25 Dec. 1H12.

2 Henry (Rev.), Precentor and Prebendary of Wells, b. 24
Apiil, 1726; d. unm. 3 Aug. 1772.

3 John, Capt. E.N., d. unm. 1804.

4 William (Ven.), Archdeacon of Wells, and Rector of
Christian Malford, m. 1786, Margaret, sister and co-heir
of William Jeans, Esq. of Shroton, co. Dorset, and (/. 12
May, 1815, leaving issue, Edward (Rev.), Prebendary of
Wells ; William ; Francis, of Row Green, Herts, who m.
1814, Caroline, 3rd dau. of Sir Thomas Wh-chcote, Bart.,
and had issue ; Harriett, m. Admiral Sir Davidge Gould,
K.C.B.; Mary, m. 1790, Rev. Charles Johnson, Preben-
dary of Wells: Louisa, m. — Walrond, Esq., co. Wilts;
Charlotte, m. Peter Harvey Lovell. Esq. of Cole Park,
Wilts; and Margaret Lucy, lii. Robert Middleton Atty,
Esq. of Snitterfiekl, co. Warwick.

5 Francis (Sir), Knight, of Cockenhatch and Jppolets,
Herts, and Hampstead, MiJdlesex, b. 30 May, 17^)5 ; i)i.
1778, Mary Susannah, dau. of the Hon. George Clinton,
2nd son of Francis, 6th Earl of Lincoln, but d. s. p.

1 Jane, m. Ven. Lionel Seaman, D.U., Archdeacon of
Wells.

2 Catherine, m. Sir Alexander Powell, Knt.

3 Anne, m. Ven. Edmund Aubrey, LL.D., Archdeacon of
Wells.

4 Mary, m. the Rev. Paul George Snow, Rector of Clip-
ham, CO. Rutland.

Dr. Willes d. 20 June, 1700, aged 53. His elder son.

Sir John Willes, Knt., b. 29 Nov. 16S5, became Attorney-
General 1733, constituted Lord Chief Justice of the CommuQ
Pleas 1737, and was Chief Commissioner of the Great Seal.
He m. 1 June, 1718, Margaret Brewster, of Worcester, and had
(with four daus., Margaret, m. 1st, Richard HoUings, Esq. , and
2ndly, Robert Merry, Esq. ; Sarah, m. the Rev. Dr. Goddard ;
Jane, m. Sir Robert Sloper, K.B. ; and Anne, who d. unm.)
four sons,

William, d. umn. 1739.

John, of Astrop, co. Northampton, M.P. for Aylesbury and
Banbury, m. Margaret Freke, of iinstol, an heiiess, and d,
1784, leaving one son, John Freke, of Astrop, who d. s. p.,
and three daus., Frances, m. 1784, Henry Fermor, Esq. of
Fritwell ; Anne, d. unm. ; and Margaret, wife of Sir George-
Howland Beaumont, Bart.

Edwaed, of whose line we treat.

Charles (Rev.), Rector of Wichford, co. Warwick, m. 1762,,
Miss Home, and left four daus.

Sir John d. 15 Dec. 1761. His 3rd son,

Edwaed Willes, Esq., was appointed Solicitor-General 1766,
and one of the Judges of the Court of King's Bench, 1767,
He m. Anne, dau. of the Rev. Edward Taylor, of Sutton,
Wilts, Lord of the Manor of Mortlake, Surrey, by Anne his-
w ife, sister of William Shippen, Esq., M.P. for Saltash, and by
her (who d. 1799) had issue,
John, of Hungerford Park, Berks, High Sheriff of that co.
I8l5, TO. 8 June, 1795, Charlotte, dau. of Charles FToyer,
Esq., and d. without surviving issue.

Edward, Barrister-at-Law, one of the Police Magistrates for
Westminster, m. his cousin, Martha, dau. of John Hollings,
Esq. ; and d. 15 July, 1794, leaving issue, two daus., Anne,
and Harriet, deceased.
William Shippen, of whom we treat.
The 3rd son,

The Rev. William Shippen Willes, of Astrop, Rector of
Preston Bissett, Bucks, and Prebendary of York, s. to Astrop, .
CO. Northampton, by bequest of his cousin, John Freke Willes,-
Esq. He to. l.^.t, 8 April, 1794, Dorothea Capper, of Earl
Isham, Suffolk, who d. s. p. 19 Feb. 1795; and 2ndly, 27 Feb.
1797, Margaret, only dau. and heiress of John Williams, Esq.,
of Panthowell, co. Carmarthen, by the latter of whom (who 0,.
9 May, 1831) he had issue,
John Williams, an officer in the 14th Light Dragoons, 6.-9

,luly, 1799; d. unm. 30 Jan. 1S26.
William, his heir.

Edward (Rev.), Kector of Hamstall-Ridware, and Yoxall, co.
Stafford, b. 25 Jan. 1803 ; m. 1826. Laura, 3rd dau. of
Lieut-Col. Steward, of Myton, co. Warwick, and d. 1848,
having had issue two sons and two daus.
Charles Thomas, of King's Sutton, Banbury, J. P. for North-
ampton, b. 13 Oct. 1808 ; m. 20 July, 1847, Mary Patience,
3rd dau. of Rev. Henry Wise, of The Priory, Warwick;
and d. 1877. His wife d. 1871.

George, b. 1 Dec. 1815, who s. to his uncle's property of
Hungerford Park, Berks. He ?)i. 1st, 1839, Charlotte, 2nd
dau. of Henry Coape, Esq, of Chilton Lodge, near Hunger-
ford. By her (who d. June, 1855) he had issue,
George Shippen, of Chippenham House, Slough, J.P^
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ninnry Cavalry, late Liout. 3rd Hussars, h. 18 March,
1S41 ; j)i. 'JS April. 1^68, Susan Emily, ■Jiiil dan. of
Thomas Tyrwhitt Drake, Esq. of !?hardcloes, Bucks,
and has issue,
1 Georce Coe Thomas, h. 3 Aug. 1S70.
•-' John Shippen, b. 1 Feb. 1877.
3 William 1-reke, 6. 2S June, 1878.
He 1)1. 2ndly, 22 Dec. ISrvi, Eleanor, 3rd dau. of F. II.
Mitchell, Esq. of 12, Upper Wimpole Street. He d. 7 Dec.
18G2.
Tdarsarette, m. Chandos, 6th Lord I.eigh, of Stoneleigh

Abiiev. CO. Warwick, and <?. 5 Feb. ISIJO.
Martha Anne, !;i. Walter Cowan, Esq. of Alveston, co. War-
wick; d. 3 Oct. 1890.
Jane, m. John Wightwick Knightley, Esq. of Offchurch,
Bury, CO. Warwick, and is deceased.

Louisa, i)i. Henry Barton, Esq. of Kangemore House, co.
Stafford.
The r.cv. W. Willes, d. 29 Oct. 1S22, and was s. hj his son,

William Willes, Esq. of Astrop House, J.l". and D.L.,
High ShnitT 1837. 6. 6 JIareh, 1802; m. 8 Dec. 1831, Sophia,
t'.au. of William Ralph Cartwright, Esq. of Aynlio, M.P. for
CO. Xorfhampton, and by her had issue,
John William Shippen, now of Astrop House.
William Aubrey, 6. 25 Sept. 1839; m. 1879, Sophia Theo-
dosia, eldest dau. of E. H. llhodes, Esq. of Ehnwood, Christ
Church, X.Z.
Julia JIargarette, m. Eev. Francis William Wykeham-

Marlin, Vicar of Chacombe, co. Northampton.
Mary, lu. John Locke Stratton, Esq. of Turwcston House,
Bucks.
Sophia Louisa, m. Capt. Staincr Waller, R.E.

He I?. 15 March, 1805.

Seat — Astrop House, Banbury, co. Northampton.



WILLIAMS OF HEKKINGSTON.

Williams, Edwaed Wilmot, Esq. of Herrings-
ton, Dorset, J. P. and D.L., fornterlv H.E.I.C.'s
Bengal Cavalry, S. 24 Feb. 1820; «i. 6 Feb. 1862,
Hon. Sophia O'Gradj, eldest dau. of Standish,
2nd Viscount Guillamore, and lias issue,
I. Berkeley Cold Wilmot, Lieut. P.W.O. Yorkshire Regt.,

b. i May, 1865.
9J. Ashley Paget Wilmot, Capt. 2nd Brig. S. Division R.A.,
b. 7 Jan. 1S67.

I. Meriel Gertrude Wilmot, m. 8 Aug. 1885, Capt. Cecil 11. D.
Fetherston Haugh of Bracklyn Castle, co. Westmeath.

II. Huldah Gwladys Wilmot.

Lineage. — John Williams, Esq. (son of John Williams
Esq. of Dorchester, High Sheriff of Dorset 23 Henry VII.)
.-ippcars to have been the first of his family that resided at
Ilerringston, an estate which he purchased, in his father's life-
time, of Sir Wilham Filiol, Knt., 5 Henry VIII. (1513).
He was 6. 1473, and m. 1st, Margery, dau. and co-heir of
Thoma.s Baker, of Lyme, Dorset; and 2ndly, Alice, dau. of
Alexander Cheney, of the Isle of Slieppy, Kent, and relict of
Sir Thomas de la Lynde, Knt. of Winterbourn Clenston,
Dorset. He d. 1549, and was s. by his elder son (by his 1st
wife),

Robert Williams, Esq. of Herringston, 6. 1509, HighSheriiT
lor Dorset, 15G7. He m. 1st, Anne, dau. of Henry Treuchard,
Esq. of Lytchet, and had an only child,

Jane, m. Robert Bingham, Esq. of Binghams Melcomb, Dor-
set.
His 2nd wife was Anne, dau. of the above-mentioned Sir
Thomas de la Lynde, and sister and co-heir of Sir George de
la Lynde, Knt. This lady was one of the representatives of
the family of Herring, who were Lords of the Hamlet of Her-
ringston as early as the reign of King Jobn, and one of whose
oo-hcirs ).(. John de la Lynde, te„ip. King Henry VI. By her
I'.obert Williams had a son and three daus. He d. 1569, and
was s. by his only son,

Sir John Williams, Knt. of Herringston, b. 1545, High
Sheriff of Dorset 24 and 34 Elizabeth, and knight of the shire
the 1st year of the ensuing reign. He vi. Eleanor, dau. of
Ilenrj- Uvedale, Esq. of More Critchel, Dorset, by whom he
had four sons. The 2nd son,

Robert Williams, Esq., to. Mary, dau. and heir of John
Argenton, Esq. of Shitterton, Bere Regis, Dorset, and by her
(who d. 1630) had several children. He d. himself the next
year, and was s. by his eldest son,

Lewis Williams, Esq. of Shitterton, 6. 1604; m. Honor,
dau. of Robert Grove, Esq. of Feme, Wilts, and had issue. He
d. 1656, and was «. by his eldest son,



Robert Williams, Esq., who, on the extinction of the elder
male line by the death of John Williams, of Herringston, be-
came representative of the family. He m. 1658, Margery,
only dau. of John Browne, Esq. of Franipton, by whom
(who d. 1G61) he left at his decease, 1697, an only surviving
son,

John Williams, Esq. of Herringston, 6. 1660. This gentle-
man, a Major in the King's service, m. 1678, Margaret, dau.
and heiress of Thomas Fulford, son and heir of Thomas Fulford
of Thord, St. Margaret, Somerset, who was 3rd son of Thomas
Fulford, Esq. of Great Fulford, Devon, by Ursula Bainptield
his wife, and had surviving issue,

John, b. 1680 ; m. Jane, dau. of Humphrey Sydenham, Esq.

of Combe, Somerset, and being killed in Spain, 1703, left a

son, Sydenham, who s his grandfather.
Robert, ancestor of the Willlamses of Moor Pari; co. Herts,

and Bridehead, Dorset. (See Williams of Bridehcad.)
Elizabeth, m. 1st, 1725, George Yeate, Esq. of Dorchester;

and 2ndly, 1739, Roger Clavell, Esq. of Steble, Isle of

Purbeck.
Anne, m. 1st, 1718, John Tucker, Esq. of Nash, Somerset;

and 2ndly, the Rev. John Jacob, Vicar of Fordington,

Dorset.
Margaret, b. 1688; m. 1715, John Bond, Esq. of Tynham,

Isle of Purbeck. M.P. ; and d. nib.
Susan, TO. 1728, the Eev. Heuiy Fisher, Vicar of Bere Regis,

Dorset.
Honor, m. 1730, Stephen Williams, Esq. of Plymouth.

Major Williams d. 1722, and was s. by his grandson,

Sydenham Williams, Esq. of Herringston, b. 1701, who m.
Agnes, dau. of Nicholas Forward, Esq. of Moor House, Devon,
and had issue,

I. Thomas, his heir.

II. John, 6. 1828; xi. Merriel, 2nd dau. of John Horner, Esq.
of Mells Park, Somerset, and had issue,

1 John (Rev.), Vicar of Merston Magna, Somerset, and
Prebendary of AVells, m. Elizabeth, dau. of John Friend,
Esq. of Weymouth, and had issue,

John Friend (Eev.), Vicar of Buckland Denham, b. 1787,

d. s. p. 1816.
Elizabeth Layton, to. the Rev. Richard A. Burney,

Eector of Eimpton, Somerset.
Jane, vi. John Lane, Esq. of The Grange, Layton.
Frances, vi. the Eev. Eobert Albion Cox, Vicar of
Hinton St. George, Somerset.
Agnes, 111. William Head Bell, Esq. of Gillingham,

Dorset.
Blerriel Horner, to. Edward James Smith, Judge of

Morabadad, Bengal.

2 Sydenham, of Sherborne, Dorset, b. 1758 ; ra. Mary, dau.
of the Eev. Eobert Norris, Rector of Brushford, Somer-
set, and d. 1810, having had two sons,

John Norris, a Midshipman, d. 1802.
Thomas, Capt. H.E.I.C.S., m. Mary Anne, dau. of Wil-
liam Benford, Esq. of South Moulton.
His widow d. 18.32.

3 Thomas (Rev.), Rector of Cameley and Brimpton, Somer-
set, and Prebendary of Wells, b.



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