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ec. 1886,
had issue,

I. Penrt Boletne, of Penpont, J.P., 6. 5 May, 1837, d. unm.
19 Nov. 1893.

II. Philip Downcs, 6. 4 June, 1840; d. unm. March, 1869.

III. James Osborne, b. 7 May, 1844; d. unm. 21 April, 1871,
I. Anne Maria, now of Penpont. ii. Elizabeth Anna.

III. Frances Katherine, m. 1 June, 1875, Col. John C. D.
Murray, R.A., and has issue, Penry John, 6. 6 Jan. 1881 ;
Frances Anne, 6. 8 July, 1876; Elize Mary, 6. 16F"eb. 1878,
d. 26 Feb. 18s7 ; and Dorothy, b. 14 July, 1889.

IV. Adelaide Marj'.

V. Blanche Emily, m. 14 June, 1888, Col. Evan Aubrey
Tliomas, late 7th D.G. (see Thomas of ]i''eljield), and has
issue, Edward Penry, b. 9 May, 1890.

Mr. Penry Williams rf. 4 F'eb. 1886, and was s. by his eldest son.

Seal — Penpont, Brecon.


Williams, Henry Heebeex, Esq. of Tre-Cas-
tell, CO. Anglesey, J.P.and D.L., High Sheriff 1888,
b. Sei3t. 185-i; M.A., Oxon.

Lineage.— Henet Williams, Esq. of Tre-Arddur, co.
Anglesey, to. 1816, Jane, only child of Hugh Owen, Esq. of
Sybylltir and Tre-Caatell, and d. 1856, having by her (who d.
1854) a son,

Henrt Owen Williams, Esq. of Tre-Castell and Tre-Arddur,
J. P. and D.L., m. 1852, Sarah, dau. of Robert Major Holborn,
Esq., and by her had issue,

I. Henrt Herbert, now of Tre-Castell.

II. Raymond Owen ^Rev.). in. Leonard Arthur Owen.
IV. Reginald Muzio. v. William Henry Walter.

I. Jane Owen, m. T. H. Spiers, Esq.

II. Mabel Margaret Sarah, m. T. De L. Hardy, Esv-j.
in. Amy, m. G. A. Mossop, Esq.

IV. Alice Henrietta. v. Annie Arabella.

Mr. Williams d. 1869.

Sent— Tre-Caste]], near Beaumaris.
t'^u6— Magistrates'.


Williams, Michael, Esq. of Gnaton Hall, co.
Devon, J. P. and County Councillor, M.A.,i. 2 June,
1857 ; m. 2 March, 1882, Dorotiiea Mary, dau. of





Edward S. Carus Wilson, Esq. of Penmounfc, J.P.

Xiineagre. — Burncoose, Cornwall, is the oldest residence
of this family. Michael Williams, of that place, vi. 30 Nov.
1752, Susanna, dau. of Henry Harris, Esq. of Cusgarne, Corn-
■wall, by his -nife, Elizabeth Kempthome, and grand-dau. of
John Harris, Esq., by Elizabeth his wife, dau. of John Beau-
champ, Esq. of Trevince, and d. 1775. His son,

John Williams, Esq. of Scorrier House and Burncoose,
•Cornwall, b. 23 Sept. 1753; m. 22 Jan. 1776, Catherine, dau.
of Martyn Harvey, Esq. of Killifreth, and by her (who d.
1826) had issue. His youngest son was Sir William Williams,
Bart, of TreguUow. The 2nd son (but the eldest to leave

Michael Williams, Esq, of Scorrier House and Caerhays
Castle, Cornwall, M.P. for the western division of that co.
from 1853 to 1858, b. 5 June, 1785; m. 5 March, 1813, Eliza-
heth, dau. of Eichard Eales, Esq. of Eastdon House, Devon,
and by her (who d. 30 July, 1852) had issue,
John Michael, his heir.
Eichard Eales, of Worcester College, Oxford, 6.2 Aug. 1816;

d. 1861.
Chailes Edward, b. 5 Aug. 1818 : d. 12 Oct. 1842.
William, Lieut. 13th Foot, b. 27 March, 1821 ; d. 13 June,

Michael Henry, of Pencalenick, Truro, J.F. and D.L., High
Sheriff of Cornwall 1S79, 6. 1 Nov. 1823; m. 5 Oct. 1852,
Catherine Anne, dau. of Eichard Alinack, Esq. of Long
Melford, Suffolk, and has issue, Henry Harcourt, b. 1869 ;
Godfrey Trevelyan ; Alice Catherine ; Edith ; and four
other daus.
Ceorge, of Scorrier House and Lanarth, Helstone, Cornwall,
6. 29 July, 1827, J.P. and D.L., served as High Sheriff 1375;
m. 29 March, 18E9, Charlotte Mary Horton, 2nd and younger
<lau. of Stephen Davey, Esq. of Bochyn, and has issue, 1
John, b. 7 Sept. 1861 ; 2 George, b. 30 Sept. 1862, d. 30
Dec. 1875; 3 Percival Davies, b. 22 April, 1865; 1 Mabel
Claudia Susan, b. 21 Aug. 1869.
Caroline Elizabeth, m. her cousin, John Williams, Esq., an
officer 12th Lancers; both d. 1849, and left issue.
Ulr. Williams, who served as High Sheriff of co. Glamorgan
1839, and was senior D.L. of Cornwall, and Deputy Warden
of the Stannaries, d. 15 June, 1858, and was s. by his eldest

John Michael Williams, Esq. of Gnaton Hall, co. Devon,
and Caerhays Castle, Cornwall, D.L., High Sheriff of Cornwall
1865, and Special Deputy Warden of the Stannaries, b. 25
Dec. 1813; vi. 24 Feb. 1852, Elizabeth Maria, elder dau. of
Stephen Davey, Esq. of Bochym, Cornwall, and niece of
Eichard Davey, Esq., M.P. for West Cornwall, and by her
<who d. 1884) had issue,

I. Michael, his heir.

II. John Charles, of Caerhays Castle, and Werrington Park,
Cornwall, M.P., b. 30 Sept. 1861, m. 15 Oct. 1884, Mary
Christian, dau. of Sir Frederick Martin Williams, 2nd Bart,
of TreguUow, and has, with other issue, Charles, b. 1886.

I. Elizabeth, m. 12 Dec. 1872, John Borlase, youngest son
of Thomas Simon Bolitho, Esq. of Terngwainton, Penzance.
He d. 1876, leaving issue (see that family).

II. Charlotte, to. 17 Nov. 1881, Edward Powys Eogers, 2nd
son of Eev. John Eogers, of Stanage Park, Herefordshire,
and has issue.

HI Clara, d. 1884.

IV. Florence, m. 2 April, 1891, John Salushury, youngest
son of the late Col. Trelawny, of Poltair, Penzance.

Mr. WiUiams d. 1880.

Arms — Vair three crescents or. Crest — A demi- eagle
az., with wings elevated sa., each wing charged with four

Seai-Gnaton Hall, Yealmpton, Plymouth, co. Devon; and
Morfa Newquay, Cornwall.

Clubs — Brooks' and VVindhatn.


Williams, Geoege Geiffiths, Esq, of Wallog,
CO. Cardigan, J.P. and D.L., M.A. Oxford, J.P. for
Derby, Hon. Col. 5th Brigade Welsh Division, E. A.,
High Sheriff, 1876, b. 23 July, 1832 ; m. 9 Nov.
1S71, Sarah Jane, eldest dau. of Ceorge Checkland,
Esq. of Hawkswick, St. Albans, Herts, and has issue,

I. Geokge Checkland, 6. 18 Oct. 1872.
I. Florence Mary.

Lineage.— The Eev. Isaac Williams, Prebendary of
Brecon, Vicar of Llanrhystid Llansantfraid, and Penhryn,
2nd son of David Williams, Esq. of Tynywern, co. Cardigan ;
iii. 1st, Mary Jones, and had issue, one son, William, who

d. s. p. ; he m. 2ndly, Anne, dau. of John Jones, of Llan-
dovery, CO. Carmarthen, and had issue,

Isaac Llotd, of whom presently.

James, d. s. p.

David (Eev.), M.A., Eector of Banghurst, Hants, m. Sarah
Eliza, dau. of Capt. Hawker, E.N., and had issue live sons
and one dau.

Anne, m. Eev. Lewis Evans, Vicar of Llanfihangel Gene-
wi-glyn, and Llantihangel y Croiddyn.

Elizabeth, m. W. C. Gilbertson, Esq. of Cefngwyn, co. Car-
digan, J.P. and D.L.

The eldest son,

Isaac Llotd Williams, Esq., J. P., and Barrister-at-Law ;
m. 1779, Ann, eldest dau. and co-heiress of Matthew Davies,
Esq. of Cwmcynfelin, J. P., D.L., and Sheriff for the co. 1790,
by Jane his wife, dau. of Charles Eichardes, Esq. of Penglais,
CO. Cardigan, and Anne his wife, dau. of Jenkin Lloyd, Esq.
of Clochfaen, co. Montgomery, and of Abbey Cwmhir, co,
Eadnor, lineal descendant of Tudyr Trefor, Earl of Hereford,
and Eachel his wife, sister and heiress of Edward, and dau. of
John Fowler, Esq. of Abbey Cwmhir, Matthew Davies in-
herited Cwmcynfelin from his maternal uncle, Matthew Evans;
the family of Evans having resided at CwmcynQl (or Aher
Dwmcynfil, as it was anciently called) for generations.
Isaac Lloyd Williams, by Ann his wife (who d. 1840), had

Matthew Davies, of Cwmcynfelin.

Jonathan, b. 3 Nov. IbOl ; </. unin. 23 Oct. 1834.

Isaac, late Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford, m. Caroline,

dau. of Arthur Champernowne, Esq. of Dartington House,


Charies Lloyd, 6. 5 Sept. 1805.
Jane, m. Ven. Sir George Prevost, 2nd Bart, of Stinch-


Mr. I. Williams d. Oct. 1846, and was s. by his eldest son,

Matthew Davies Williams, Esq. of Cwmcynfelin, co. Car-
digan, J.P. and D.L., M.A. of Cambridge, b. 2 June, 1800;
m. 19 Feb. 1828, Susanna, eldest dau. and heiress of Simon
GrifBths, Esq. of Cwmrhaidr, co. Montgomery, son of Jenkin
Griffiths, Esq., by his wife Susan Pugh, heiress of Cwmrhaidr,
descended from Athelstan Glodredd, and by her (who d. 6
Nov. 1849) had issue,

Geoege Griffiths, now of Wallop.

Chailes Jonathan, b. 10 April, 1838 ; d. 25 Jan. 1874.

Isaac, b. 2 Jan. 1840.

Lewis, b. 1 April, 1843.

David Kdward, b. 21 July, 1847.


Jane Mary Anne, d. Feb. 1836.


Sarali Ann, d. 31 Nov. 1865.

Mary, m. Eev. James Lewis, Llanrian, co. Pembroke, and
has issue four children.

.<4?-ms— Quarterly : 1st, or, a griffin segreant vert, armed
gu. ; 2nd, az., an eagle displayed or; 3rd, arg. a lion passant
sa. between three fleurs-de-lis gu. ; 4th, arg., a chevron sa.,
between three ravens ppr. Creat— A cock ppr. Motto — Daw
a'n Bendithio.

Seat — Wallog, Aberystwyth, co. Cardigan.

ifesidmce —Ffynoncaradog, BowStert, E.S.O., co. Cardigan.


Williams, Aethfe Osmond, Esq. of Deudraeth
Castle, CO. Merioneth, b. 17 March, 1849, educated
at Eton, J.P. and D.L. for cos. Merioneth and
Carnarvon, and Chairman of Merioneth County
Council since 1892 ; m. 1880, Frances Evelyn,
dau. of John W. Greaves, Esq. of Bericote, co.
Warwick, and has issue,

Osmond Trahebne Decdraeth, b. 1883.

Lineage. — Gethin Wtnne, of Saethon, who assumed the
surname of Williams, was the son of Blaurice Wynne, of
Saethon, by Catherine his wife, dau. of Maurice Williams, of
Hafodgarregog ; m. Jane, dau. of Eobert Price, of Plasdu,
and had a son,

William AVilliams, of Saethon, ra. Eleanor, dau. of Arthur
Devereux, of Nantycribba, co. Montgomery, and had a son,

Arthdk Evans Williams, of Saethon, m. Elnaia, dau. of
Eichard Anwyl, of Dolfiiog, co. Merioneth, and had a son,

John Williams, of Saethon, m. 1748, Ann, dau. and co-
heiress of Dafyd ap Griffith, of llendre, and d. 1796, leaving
a son,

David Williams, Esq. of Saethon, who, by Jane his wife
(whom he m. 19 May, 1790) had several sons and daus. The





younirest, Abraham C. Jones ■Williams, Esq. of Gclliwig, co.
Carnarvon. J. P., High Sheriff 1S67, b. 1813; m. 1854, Eliza-
bttli. only ilau. of Sir Love and Laily Jones Parry, of Madryn,
CO. Carnarvon. Mr. Williams d. -ZS March, 1823, and was .■.-.
tv liis 3rd but eldest surviving son,

'Pavid Williams, Esq. of Poudraeth Castle, co. Jlerioncth.
J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1861, and M.P. for Merionethshire,
b. 28 June, 1800; m. 25 Sept. 1841, Anne Louisa Lovcday
(present possessor), only dau. of William 'Williams, Esq. of
Pennarthuchaf, co. Merioneth, Barrister-at Law, descended
paternally from the Xasnets of Macstipamh/, and maternally
from Tuo-MAS of Coidhcln, and had issue,

I. William Edward Wynn, b. July, 1842, d. v. p.

II. Arthcr Osmond, now of Deudraeth Castle.

III. Edward Herbert Vaughan.

IV. Edmund Trevor Lloyd.

V. Llewellyn Leonard BiUkeley.

I. Ansharad Wynn, Hi. A. H. Keid, Esq.

II. Dora Louisa, 7n. 24 July, 1879, Homer Williams, Esq.,
eldest son of C. E. Williama, Esq., D.L., of DolmelyiiUyn,
CO. Merioneth, and has issue.

III. Fanny Caroline, m. John Bell, Esq.

IV. Harriot Gertrude, m. 6 Feb. 1879, Robert Clover Beaz-
ley. 2nd son of James Beazley, Esq. of Fern Hill, Claughton,

V. Florence Gay Octavia, m. Ernest De La Eue, Esq.

VI. Blnnehe Winefred Wynn, m. Currey, Esq.

VII. .-Vlice Helena Alexander.

Mr. Williams d. 1869, and was s. by his 2nd son,
Arthur Osmond Williams, Esq. of Deudraeth Castle, co.


Seaf— Deudraeth Castle, Penrhyndeudraeth, co. Merioneth.


TViiLiAMS, Samuel Charles Evans, Esq. of
Bryntirion, co. Eadnor, J.P., High SherifE 1880-1,
and Vice-Chairman County Council, M.A. Ch. Ch.
Oxon, M.P. (Eadnor), 1880-4, b. 29 May, 1842 ; m.
26 Feb. 1867, Mary Caroline, dau. of Rev. Henry
"William Robinson Luttman-Johnson (formerly
Mieliell) of Binderton House, Sussex, M.A. Triu.
Coll. Oxon, and has issue,

I. Florence Maura, b. 19 Dec. 1807.
n. Mary Margaret, b. 22 May, 1869.
III. Caroline Josephine, 6. 29 May, 1870.
VI. Elizabeth Alice, 6. 17 Aug. 1871.

V. Clara Joan, b. 1 Jan. 1874.

VI. Gwladys Abigail, b. 27 Nov. 1875.

Lineage. — David Williams, Esq. of Ehayader, in the
CO. of Eadnor, had three sons,

I. John (Eev.), of whom hereafter.

II. Jonathan (Eev.), Author of h: "History of the County
of Eadnor," in which work v ill be found a full history of
his family.

in. Henry (Eev.), who founded a Lectureship at Ehayador

The eldest son,

Eev. John Williams, m. Abigail, dau. of Evan Evans, and
in her issue, eldest co-heir of her brother, Thomas Evans, Esq.
of Xoyadd, Cwmdanddwr, co. Eadnor, and had issue two sons
and two daua.,

I. John, his heir.

II. Evan, m. and left three sons and three daus.

I. Mary Ann, m. Dr. West, and d. leaving one dau., who m.
Dr. James, of Presteign.

II. Elizabeth, m. W. Jones, Esq. of Wecdon.

The eldest son,

Eev. John Williams, Vicar of Spelsbury, co. Oxford, and
afterwards Brj-ntirion, co. Eadnor, previously Student and
Cencor of Chri.=t'6 Church, Oxford, b. 1797; m. 1840, Jane,
widow of John Patterson, Esq. of co. Devon, by whom (who
d. 1844) he left at his decease Nov. 1873, a son and a dau.,

Samuel Chakles Evans, now of Bryntirion.

Mary Elizabeth, r.i. 1848, Herbert Owen Johnes, Esq. of
Ganhmyl, co. Montgomery, previously Capt. in the 7th
Lancers, and afterwards I8th Eegt. (Koyal Irish); and d.
Nov. 1877, leaving with two other sons (of whom one is
dead), and four daus., an elder son, Llewellyn Herbert Owen
Johnes, 6. 1869.

Seat — Bryntirion, Ehayader, co. Eadnor.
Ciu6«— National Liberal; and New University,


Williams, Joseph Grout, Esq. of Pendley
Manor, Tring, co. Hertford, J.P. cos. Hertford and
Buckingham, High Sheriff for co. Hertford 1889,
b. 16 June, 1848 ; ;». 16 Oct. 1878, Catharine Mary,
dau. of Robert TidswcU, Esq. of Seymour House,
Denmark Hill, co. Surrey.

Lineagre. — Eev. James Williams, M.A. of Tring Park,
CO. Hertford, cZ. 16 March, 1871, leaving, by Elizabeth his wife
(who d. 12 June, 1872),

I. Joseph Grout, now of Pendley Manor.

II. George Stanley.

I. Eleanor Elizabeth.

II. Harriet Georgiana.

Sca(— Pendley Manor, near Tring, co. Hertford.
CYici— Carlton.


Llotd-Williams, Anne Maria, of Gwernaut
Park, CO. Cardigan, widow of Caulfeild Tynte
Lloyd-Williams, Esq.

Lineage. — This family is one of very considerable
antiquity in Wales.

Thomas Williams, Esq., who m. Mary Lloyd, heiress of
Llwyn-Eheol, co. Cardigan, assumed upon his marriage the
additional name of Lloyd ; he was s. by his son,

John Lloyd W^illiams, Esq. of Gwernant Park, co. Car-
digan, who m. Martha Louisa, 2nd dau. of Morley Pendred
Saunders, Esq. of Saunders Grove, co. Wicklow, by the Lady
Martha his wife, dau. of the Earl of Aldborough, and had

I. John, d. s. p.

II. Edward, of whom presently.

III. Henry, in the Hon. E. I. Company's Bengal army, and
afterwards in Holy Orders as a Chaplain in India, w. 1815,
Isabella Louisa, 3rd dau. of Eev. Gilbert Parke, of Highnam
Court, CO. Gloucester, and d. 1824, having by her (who d.
1873) had issue,

1 Gilbert, d. young.

2 George Ellis, b. 8 Oct. 1823 : late Capt. in H.:^r. 24th
Eegt., severely wounded at Chillianwallah; m. 16 May,
1857, Elizabeth Jane, dau. of Thomas Freeman, Esq,,
and has had issue,

Ellis, d. young.

Thomas George, d. young.

Charles, d. young.

Gilbert Henry, b. 11 April, 1871.

Evan, d. young.

Kate, m. 14 Dec. 1881, Edward Albert Jeffreys, Esq.,

Surveyor-General of Sarawak, and has issue.
Adela Isabel Mary, m. 28 Dec. 1891, Samuel Moore

Percy Bingham, Esq., Govt. Engineer, Ceylon, and has

Coralie Mabel.
1 Isabella, d. young. 2 Agnes, d. young.

3 Adelaide.

IV. Augustus Aldborough, Coram. E.N., m. Anne Mary,
eldest dau. of James Bell, Esq., and left issue,

I .John. 2 Aldborough.

1 Louisa Grace, to. Richard Preston, Esq. of Harold Court
CO. Essex, and had issue.

I. Louisa Maria, m. 1825, Sir William Oldnall Eussell, Knt.,
Chief Justice of Bengal, 1832, and had issue.

II. Augusta Sophia, m. Eev. James Saunders, of Saunders
Grove, co. Wicklow.

John Lloyd-Williams, Esq., d. 1835, and was s. by his eldest
surviving son,

Edward Lloyd-Williams, Esq. of Gwernant Park, B.arrister-
at-Law, J.P. and D.L. ; m. Dorothea de Pipe, dau. of James
Bell, Esq. of Uttoxeter, co. Stafford, by Sarah Grace his wife,
sister of Samuel Pipe-Wolferstan, Esq. of Stafford Hall, co.
Stafford, and left issue, an only son,

Caulfeild Tynte Lloyd-Williams, Esq. of Gwernant Park,
J.P., High Sheriff of the co. of Cardigan 1869, 6. 1818 ; m.
1843, and d. s. p., leaving Gwernant Park to his widow, Anne
Maria, for her life.

iScaJ— Gwernant Park, co. Cardigan.


Williamson, Katherine Isabella Ker, of
Cardrona, co. Peebles.
Lineagei— This family has been settled in the neighbour-





hood of PecMes from a very early period, and many of its
members have been OEScials of the hurgh.

John Williamson held land there in 1317 ; Adam
Williamson, in 1343, rendered the accounts of the burgh to
the Lord Chamberlain ; Joun Williamson, sat in Parliament
1357; William Williamson, was Bailie of Peebles in 1365;
Gilbert Williamson tilled the same office 1575-76-82-84;
James Williamson, in 1511, and another, James Willlamson
in 1550.

In 1505 Janet Myddilmast, widow of Gilbert Williamson,
above-named, bought Swynhope, near Peebles ; Gilbert Wil-
liamson, merchant in Edinburgh, probably their son, bought
Bridgelands about 1612, and was s.hy his son, Arcuibald Wil-
liamson, of Bridgelands, on whose death, that property passed
to his cousin Gilbert Hay, of Bridgelands.

James Williamson, Provost of Peebles 1635-38, sat in Par-
liament for the burgh 1621-44, and acquired half of Foulage
and Mailingsland ; he had a son, James, of Aikerfield, M.P.
Peebles 1648-51, and Provost, who d. s. p. before 1665, and two
daus., one of whom m. James Horsburgh, Provost of Peebles
and M.P. The other m. Patrick Thomson, also Provost of
Peebles, and their sons inherited the property of their uncle,
James Williamson. The other half of Foulage and Mailings-
land was acquired by a member of the same family, who had
three sons,

I. Alexander, of whom hereafter.

II. William,* Sheriff and Town Clerk for Peebles, and M.P.
16S1-2, m. 2 Dec. 1680, Elizabeth Brown, and had two sons
to survive, Walter, afterwards of Cardrona, and Alex-

ui. James, of Bridgelands, whose only son,
James, of Bridgelands, m. 1699, Agnes Douglas, and had
James, of Bridgelands, m. Christian Laidlaw, and had
The eldest son,

Alexander Williamson, Prevost of Peebles, acquired
Hucheonfield 1659, sat in Parliament 1661-73, and d. soon
after. He m. for 2nd wife, 18 June, 1668, Janet Menzies, of
Culter. His son,

James Williamson, of Hucheonfield, purchased Cardrona
1685, and other lands subsequently, and entailed the whole in
1702, HI. 17 Oct. 1667, Elizabeth Porteus, and d. s. p. 1707.

Walter Williamson, of Cardrona, his cousin and heir, m,
1st, a lady, who must have d. about 1720, and 2ndly, 8 March,
1722, Elizabeth Duncan, and d. in March, 1735, leaving a son,

James Williamson, of Cardrona, b. June, 1720; m. 1 April,
1746, Isabella, dau. of Charles Balfour, of Broadmeadows, co.
tjclkirk, and d. 4 Nov. 1772, having had issue,

I. Walter, of Cardrona, 6. 27 Dec. 1748; d. unm. 1824.

II. Charles, of Cardrona, Surgeon in the army, b. 21 March,
1751, d.unm. 1827.

III. James, b. 1752, d. s. p.

IV. William, &. 1758, d. s. p.

I. Janet, of Cardrona, b. 1747, d. unm. 1828.

II. Alison, of Cardrona, b. Jan. 1748, d. unm. 1843.

III. Elizabeth, 6. 1750, d. .i. p.

IV. Jane, b. Aug. 1743 ; m. 19 March, 1793, Kev. John
Walker, Minister of Traquair, and d. 1818, leaving one
child, William, d. s. p.

V. Katherine, b. March, 17.55 ; m. 15 Feb. 1788, Eev. Alex-
ander Ker, Minister of Stovo, who d. 1842, leaving by her
(who rf. 29 April, 1812) issue,

1 Alexander Ker (Eev.), d. s. p.

2 James, afterwards of Cardrona.

3 Thomas Ker, Writer to the Signet, d. s. p.

1 Isabella Ker, m. 1818, Hon. James Kerr, Judge of the
Court of Queen's Bench in Lower Canada, and had an
only child,

William Williamson Kerr, of Midgehope, co. Selkirk, to
which he s. in 1877, on the death of the late Mr. Wil-
liamson, of Cardrona, b. 2 Jan. 1820.

2 Eliza Ker, m. 1818, Charles Balfour Scott, Writer to the
Signet, of the WoU family, and had issue.

On the death of Alison Williamson, the estates devolved on
her nephew, Capt. James Ker, Madras Army, afterwards

James Ker-Williamson, of Cardrona; he m. 3 Jan. 1834,
Elizabeth, dau. of Sir James Montgomery, Bart, of Stanhope,
M.P., Lord Advocate, granddau. of Dunbar, Earl of Selkirk,
and d. 1847, having had by her (who d. 15 Sept. 1874) issue,

I. Alexander Balfour Ker-Williamson, of Cardrona, b. 1839,
an Oflicer in the 78th Highlanders, d. imm. 25 Oct. 1865.

u. James Montgomery Williamson, of Cardrona, b. 1846, d.
unm. 2 Sept. 1877.

* His house in the town of Peebles, still standing in good
preservation, has carved on it the letters W. W. and date 1653 ;
it is an excellent example of the residences of the gentry of
that period, having a courtyard and arched gateway.

I. Alice, d. unm.

II. Kathekine Isabella, now 11th of Cardrona.

III. Helen Anne, to. Peb. 1870, Henry Lippincott, Esq. 2nd
son of Robert Cann Lippincott, Esq. of Over Court, co.

Arms — Arg. a saltire between three mullets in chief and
flanks sa., and a boar's head erased in base gu. Cnst — A garb
lying on its side unbound ppr. Motto — Modice augetur modi-

Seat — Cardrona House, co. Peebles.


Williamson, David Kobektson, Esq. of
Lawers, co. Perth, D.L., J.P., Col. 1st Batt. Perth
R.V., formerly Lieut. Coldstream Guards, b. 13
Feb. 1830 ; s. to Lawers at tlie death of his grand-
aunt, Mrs. Eobertson Williamson, widow of Lord
Balgray, 1852 ; m. 5 Jan. 1853, Hon. Selina Maria
Morgan, 2nd dau. of Charles, Lord Tredegar, and
has a son and heir,
Charles David Eobertson, b. 24 Oct. 1853.

Lineage.— This is a branch of the great and ancient family
of Eobertson of Struan, tracing its descent in the Saxon lin&
from Alfred the Great, in the Stewart line from Malcolm
II., and iu the Carlovingian line from Charlemagne. This
branch represents the Muirton line. Alexander Eobertson,
who first assumed that surname, son of Robert who
arrested the murderers of James I., King of Scotland {s"e
Eobertson of Struan) ; m. for his 2nd wife Lady Elizabeth or
Isabel Stewart, dau. of John, Earl of Athole (by Eleanor his
wife, dau. of William St. Clair, and granddau. of Henry St.
Clair, who d. 1422, by Egidia his wife, dau. of Sir William
Douglas, of Nithsdale, who m. 1387, the Princess Egidia, dau.
of Egbert II. and sister of Eobert III., Kings of Scotland),
and d. 1.506-7, leaving with a dau. Margaret, m. George, 7tli
Earl of Errol, two sons, Alexander, ancestor of Robertson of
Kaskally, and

John Eobertson, of Muirton, living temp. James V., King
of Scotland, who accompanied his sister, the Countess of
Errol, to the north of Scotland, settled there and acquired the
lands and barony of Muirton, in the parish of Kinloss, co.
Elgin. He m. Margaret, dau. of Sir James Crichton, son of
William, 3rd Lord Crichton, by the Princess Margaret hia
wife, dau. of James II. King of Scotland, and had a son,

Gilbert Eobertson, Muirton, m. Janet, dau. of John Eeid,
of Aikenhead, and sister of Eobert Reid, Bishop of Orkney,
Minister of State to James V. King of Scotland, Queen Mart,
and was s. by his son,

David Eobertson, of Muirton, m. temp. James VI. King of
Scotland, Miss Innes, and had two sons, i. William, his heir ;
II. David, who rii. and had issue. David Robertson was s. by
liis eldest son,

William Eobertson, of Muirton, m. temp. Charles I. Isabel,
dau. of Andrew Petrie, and had, i. John, s. to Muirton, and
d. s. p. ; II. William, who carried on the line ; iii Jerome,
of Whitshed, 6. 1662: m. and had issue, iv. Andrew, ra. and
had issue. The 2nd son,

William Robertson, of Gledney, b. 1656 ; m. 1st, a dau. of
Doctor Mitchell, who d. 16C0; and 2ndly, Janet Meldrum, vxe
Grierson; he had issue,

I. David, his heir.

II. William, m. Miss Pitcairn, and had issue,
1 William Robertson, the historian.

1 Mary, m. Eev. James Syme, and had an only child,
Eleanor, wife of Henry Brougham, and motlier of Lord
Brougham and Vaux.

III. James, whose dau. Jane, m. James Clark, Esq.

IV. Henry, m. Janet Morison, and had issue,

1 Gen. Archibald Robertson, of Lawers, to. Catherine
Austin, and d. s. p. 1813.

2 William Eobertson, m. Mis

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