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s Boyd, heiress of Trochrey,
and had an only dau. and heiress Miss Robeitson, of
Lawers, b. 1769, who m. David Robertson Williamson,
of Balgray, Lord Balgray, who d. s. p. 1837. She d.
1852.

V. Archibald, d. unm.

I. Mary, m. William Adam, of Blair Adam.

The eldest son.

David Robertson, of Brunton, co. Fife, m. Miss Grierson,
of Lag, and had issue,

David, m. Penelope, dau. of Henry Robertson, and had
issue, now extinct.
Philip, m. Miss Drummond, of Colquhalzie, and had a



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son, William, LorJ Robertson, of the Court of Session,
</. s. p.
Christian.

Tlie dau. of David Kobertson, of Brunton,

Christian Kobertson, m. Alexander Williamson, of Eal-
gray, 6. 17'24, and d. 176'2, leaving issue,

Charles, of whom presently.

l>avid Kobertson, Lord Balffray. 6. 17C1 ; m. Miss Kobertson,
01 Lawers, but d.s.p. It37, she d. 1852.
The elder son,

Charles VTii.liamson, Ksq. of Balsray, co. Dumfries, Col.
•25th Kegt., ?'. 1757 ; 7!i. 17S1, JVbigail Newell, of Koxborough ;
;ind i^ 1S08, leaving a son and heir,

Charles Alexander 'Williamson, Esq. of Balgray and
Lawers, b. 1794; ?h. 1S27, Catharine Harrison, eldest dan. of
Thomas Bayard Clarke, Esq. of Chelsea House, and d. 14
Way, 1S49 (his wife d. four days before), leaving issue,
David Robertson, now of Lawere.

■Wilhclniina Harriet, m. 1853, Thomas Wickham, Lieut.-Col.
in the army, 3rd son of John Wickham, Esq. of Batcombe,
Somerset,
^lary Abigail, m. 1855, John Nason, Major-Gen. in the

array.
Isabella, m. 1S54, Rev. James Alljrood, Rector of Ingram,
Northumberland, 2nd son of Robert Launcclot Allgood,
Esq. of Nunwick Park, was with her two sons killed in the
Abbot's Ripton Railway accident, 21 Jan. 1876.
Catherine Bayard, vi. 1856, Rev. George Barons Northcote,
Rector of Feniton, Devon, eldest son of J. B. Northcote,
of Somerset Court, Somerset, and Buckerell, Devon.
Charlotte Anne, m. 3 May, 1858, Hon. Frederick Courtenay
Morgan, 2nd son of the 1st Lord Tredegar.

Arms — Quarterly : 1st and 4th, erm., a saltire cantoned with
a boar's head erased in chief and tliree mullets in the flanks
and base sa., for Williamson ; 2nd and 3rd, gu., three cres-
cents interlaced or, between as many wolves' heads erased arg.,
a border of the third charged wiih three mullets in chief and
five crescents of the tield, for Robertson. Crest — A hand erect
Jiokling a dagger ppr. Mnito — In defence.

Seat — Lawers House, Crieff.



WILLIAMSON OF WHICKHAM.

Williamson, William Hopper, Esq. of Whick-
ham, CO. Durham, late Lieut. 18th Hussars, b. 13
March, 1867 ; s. his uncle, 1891 ; m. 3 Sept. 1891,
Anna Grey, dau. of Cuthbert Grreenwood Johnson,
Esq. of Oakwood, Croft-on-Tees, and has issue,

Frances Marion.

Lineag'e. — Surtees, in his FlistorJ/ of DurJiam, several
times makes mention of the respectable family of Hopper, of
Shincliffe, and the records of the Dean and Chapter of Durham,
under whom nearly the whole of the property at Shincliffe is
held, state that the lease of the premises where the Hoppers
lived, was granted " 11 May, 1594, to John Hopper, of Shin-
cliffe, Janet his wife, and Sampson Hopper their son." On
this property the Hoppers resided for several generations.

Robert Hopper, of Shincliffe (grandson of the aforesaid
Sampson, a recusant in 1616), m. Anne, dau. of Cuthbert
Hendry, of Shincliffe, and had two sons, Hendry and John.

Hendry Hopper, of Durham, purchased (a.d. 1720) Crook
Hall, the Manor of Sidgate, the Lordship of Thrislington, and
tlie estates of Heugh Hall and Quarrington Grange, in the
parish of Kelloe. He m. twice, but d. 1750, s. j}. His
brother,

John Hopper, Esq. of Shincliffe, ra. 1st, Anne Coiling, of
Long Newton, and d. 1743, leaving issue,

I. John, his heir.

II. Hendry, of Wolsingham, co. Durham, h. 1729; m. Eliza-
beth, dau. and co-heiress of Robert Wiiittield, of Whitfield,
Northumberland (last of that ancient family), and had
twelve Sons and seven daus. He d. 1796, and his widow
1810.

jii. Ralph, 6. 20 May, 1731 : in. Philadelphia, dau. of William
Cuthbert, Esq. of Witton Castle, co. Durham, Serjeant-at-
I.aw, and sister and heiress of John Cuthbert, Esq. of Witton
Castle, and was father of an only son, the late John Thomas
Hendry Hopper, Esq. of Witton Castle, co. Durham, who
'in. and bad, with other issue, a dau., Mary Anne, m. Sir
Joseph Bailey, Bart, of Glanush Park, co. Brecon, M.P. ;
and an eldest son. Rev. John Hopper, who sold Witton
Castle to Sir William Chaytor, Esq.

I. Mary.

The eldest son,

John Hopper, Esq. of Shincliffe, h. 1722, heir to his uncle
Htndry Hopper, Esq. ; m. 25 June, 1752, Elizabeth, only child
of Robert UiUon, Esq. of Elvet, co. Durham, and had issue,



John, d. unm.; Robert, of whom presently; and Ralph
(Rev.), 7)1. Elizabeth Arthy, and d. 3 May, 1834, leaving one
son. The 2nd son,

Robert Hopper, Esq., bapt. 31 Jan. 1755, a Barrister of
great provincial eminence. Temporal Chancellor of the county-
palatine of Durham, and Recorder of Newcastle-upon-Tyne,
),(. 26 Oct. 1782, Ann (who d. 28 Sept. 1829), only dau. of Dr.
AVilliam M'illiamson, Rector of Whickham, 3rd son of Sir
William Williamson, 4th bart., and assumed in consequence
the surname of Williamson. He d. 13 Jan. 1835, aged 80.
Of this marriage the issue were two sons. Rev. Robert Hopper-
Williamson, Rector of Hurworth ; and John AVilliam Wil-
liamson, Esq. of Whickham, J.P. and D.L., who served as
High Sheriff co. Durham 1845, and who was many years
Chairman of the Quarter Sessions, 6. 17 Sept. 1789, and d.
unm. 15 April, 1850. The elder son.

Rev. Robert Hopper Williamson, M.A., Rector of Hur-
worth, CO. Durham, J. P., b. 9 Aug. 1784; vi. 18 June, 1811,
Elizabeth, dau. of William Barras, Esq., and by her (who d.
26 March, 1874), had issue,

I. Robert Hopper (Rev.), of Whickham.

II. William, Lieut.-Col. late 85th Light Infantry, b. 25 May,
1823; m. at Brussels, 19 Oct. 1865, Sarah Margaret, eldest
dau. of Williun Robinson Robinson, Esq. of Silksworth.
Hall, CO. Durham, and d. 25 Feb. 1873, leaving issue, 1
William Hopper, now of Whickham ; 1 Lillie Grey, m. 29
June, 1887, John Ewer Jefferson Hogg, Esq. of Norton
House, CO. Durham (xite that family). He d. 25 Feb. 1873.

I. Elizabeth, d. unm. 3 May, 1893.

II. Ann Alice, m. 11 April, 1839, George John Scurfield, Esq.
of Hurworth House {see that family),

III. Frances Barras.

IV. Mary, d. unm. 21 April, 1872.
He d. 11 March, 1S65. His elder son,

Rev. Robert Hopper W^illiamson, M.A., of Whickham, co.
Durham, Patron and late Rector of Hurworth, co. Durham, 6.
8 July, 1813 ; d. unm. 1 April, 1891, and was s. by his nephew,
the present William Hopper Williamson, Esq.

Arms — Quarterly : 1st and 4th, gyronny of eight, sa. and
erm., overall a tower triple-towered arg. masoned of the firet,
for Hopper; 2nd and 3rd, or, a chevron gu. between three
trefoils slipped sa., for Williamson. Crest — A tower triple-
towered arg. masoned sa., for Hopper.

Seat — Whickham, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

Residence — Over Dinsdale Hall, Darlington.



WILLINGTON OF CASTLEWILLINGTON,

Willington, James Waldyve Champeenowne,
Esq. of Castlewillington, co. Tipperary, D.L. for co.
Dublin, J.P. for TijDperary, h. 15 Jvdy, 1846 ; s. his
grandfather, James Willington, Esq. of Castlewil-
lington, May, 1862, and his maternal uncle, John
James Willington, Esq. of Killoskehane Castle,
Jan. 1862. Mr. Willington is Hereditary Constable
of Tamworth Castle, and Steward of the Marches
of Wales.

Lineage. — This family claims descent from a younger
son of the very ancient and noble family of Willington of
Umberleir/h, co. Devon.

Charles Willington, Esq. of Ballymoney, Seirkieran, near
Birr, King's Co., m. Mary Bonham, aud had issue, Thomas
King ; Charles ; William Mite ; Jane Berry ; Elizabeth Davis ;
Mary Duffield; and Ann Hill. His will is dated 28 April,
1721. His brother,

James Willington, Esq. of Killoskehane Castle, m. Mary
Garden, and had issue,

I. John, of whom presently.

II. James, of Newliousc, who left two sons,

1 John, of Drummond, co. Kildare, m. the dau. of Sir
Edward Peckevin, and was kiUed by a fall fiom his horse,
s. p.

2 Daniel, drowned in the river Shannon, 25 Aug. 1774.
HI. Jonathan, of Castlewillington, to. M:iry Drought, and

had, with four daus. (Anne, to. 1st, Richard Kyflin, Esq. of
Cashel, and 2ndly, John Miiichin, Esq.; Alice, to. John
Willington, Esq. of Killoskehane; Mary, m. Thomas Ber-
nard, Esq. of Castle Bernard; Priscilla, d. unm. ; and other
issue) three sons,

1 James, of Castlewilhngton, d. unm. 1778.

2 Jonathan, Barrister-at-Law, 6. 1758; m. Elizabeth Bid-
dulph, of Borris-a- Leigh, co. Tippeiary ; and d. 14 Jan.
1791, aged 33, having had an only dau., who d. young.

3 John, of Castlewillington and Ballintolty, J. P., co.
Tipperary, d. Feb. 1821 : m. 21 Feb. 1788, Jane, dau. of
Thomas Going, Esq. of Traverston, co. Tipperary, and
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Lisaniskea, and d. 15 June, 1877;' Charlotte, to. William
Jackson, Esq.; Eliza, d. unm. 5 April, 1869; and a
younger son, Frederick, 6. 30 May, 1800, d. unm. 1832)
an elder son,

James, of Castlewillington, 6. 4 Aug. 1790; c£. May, 1862;
ni. 14 July, 1817, Sarah, dau. of Thomas Mark, Esq. of
Limerick, and had (with four daus., Jane, m. Edwin
^Sadleir, Esq.; Sarah, m. John Wilson, Esq. of Harvest
Lodge, CO. Tipperary ; Elizabeth, m. \2 Aug. 1868,
William Irvine, Esq. of Prospect, co. Fermanagh ;
Charlotte, m. 12 June, 1866, Eowin Francis Cashell,
Esq.) five sons,

John, M.A., Barrister-at-Law, J. P., 6. 1819; to.
Alicia Harriett Marmjon, dau. of John Willington,
Esq. of Killoskehane; and d. v. p. 1861, leaving
issue,
James Waldtve Champebkowne, now of Castle

Willington.
John Ormsby Bracebridge, 6. 29 Oct. 1847; d. 15
July, 1878.

Frederick Arthur Carminow, b. 12 Aug. 1849.
Ormsby Augustus Mohun, 6. 2 June, 1854; m. 24
Dec. 1886, Marie Lefevre, and has with other issue,
James Waldyve Plumpton, b. 12 June, 1890.
Eichard Butler Monck, b. 15 Sept. 1861.
Alice Charlotte, m. 17 June, 1877, Charles Creigh,
2nd son of Richard Coplin Langford, of KilcasgriS,
CO. Limerick.
Florence Matilda Priscilla, m. 18 Sept. 1878, William
J. Molony, Esq.
Mary Louisa Augusta Ormsby.
James Jonathan, m. Miss Penelope Wilson, and d. s. p.
in Australia, 18.55.
Frederick, of St. Kierans, co. Tipperary, previously
Lieur. 18th Eegt. Eoyal Irish, served in India, 711. 26
April, 1856, Mary Katherine Lane, dau. of Solomon
Richards Cambie, Esq., and d. 3 Dec. 1889, leaving
issue,

James Thomais Cambie, Barrister-at-Law, J.P. co.
Tipperary, 6. 18 March, 1863 ; -m. 8 Nov. 1892,
Alice Augusta, younger dau. of the late Capt.
FYancis John Venner, of Dilston House, Norwood,
and has issue, a son, Frederick Harold Peel, b.
1893.
Richard William Cambie, 6. 9 Oct. 1867; m. 25
Jan. 1893, Emily Cheetham, only dau. of Thomas
Shaw, Esq. of St. Chad's, Saddleworth, co. York,
and has issue, a dau.
Frederick Francis Clare, b. 1870.
Margaret Sarah. Katherine Elizabeth.

Jane Reed. Charlotte Roberta.

Thomas, drowned in the River Ganges, India.
Cobert Going, tu. 30 April, 1869. Miss Mary Dorothea
Webb, of Hilltown, co. Westmeath, and d. at Coola-
gower, Cloghjordan, 2 June, 1884, in his 45th year,
leaving issue,
James Arthur.

Jane, m. Edwin Sadleir, Esq.

Sarah, to. John Wilson, Esq. of Har\'est Lodge,
CO. Tipperary.

Elizabeth, m. WUliam Irvine, Esq. of Prospect, co.
Fermanagh.
Charlotte, m. 12 June, 1866, R. F. Cashel, M.D.
T. Priscilla.
11 r. Willington d. 6 Feb. 1750, aged 104. and was s. by his
eldest son,

John Willington, Esq. of Killoskehane Castle, co. Tip-
perary, m. Mar}', dau. of Richard Eyre, Esq. of Eyrecourt
Oastle, CO. Galway, and widow of Thomas Crosdaile, Esq., by
whom he had issue,
James, d. unm. Nov. 1754.
John, his heir.

Jonathan, of Rapla, co. Tipperary, to. Mary Disney ; and d.
13 Aug. 1818, leaving three sons, John; Robert; and
James, Lieut. -Col. 3rd Regt., the Buffs, all of whom d.
unm.; and two daus., Elizabeth, m. John Walsh, Esq. of
Walshpork, co. Tipperary ; and Sophia, m. Morgan Clifford,
Esq. of Perriston, co. Hereford, and Llantillo, co. Mon-
mouth, by whom she left issue, an only child, Marion, who
m. 12 June, 1860, James Ficzwalter Clifford-Butler, 24th
Baron Dunboyne.
Mr. Willington d. Jan. 1767 (his wife surviving tintil 1783), and
was s. by his eldest surviving son,

John Willington, Esq. of Killoskehane Castle, J.P. and
D.L., m. 1st, 23 Oct. 1767, Alicia, dau. of Jonathan Willington,
Esq. of Castlewillington, by whom {wixod. 28 June, 1783, aged
S4; he had issue,

I. John, his heir.

II. Jonathan, Major in the Army, b. 1773; d. unm. 29 Nov.
1835, aged 62.

III. James, Lieut. 43rd Eegt. served in the Peninsula wars,
0. 1781; d. unm. 11 Oct. 1812, aged 31.

I. Mary, Hi. 29 July, 1787, George Bennett, Esq. of Riclj-
uiond House, Templemore ; and d. 28 Dec. 1823.
II.



II. Elizabeth, ra. 29 July, 1789, John Shelton, Esq. of Ross-
more, CO. Limerick.

III. Priscilla, d. unm.

IV. Alicia, m Ringrose Drew, Esq. of Drews Court, co.
Limerick; and cZ. 11 June, 18U8.

Mr. Willington m. 2ndly, 27 Feb. 1785, Bridget, dau. of
Theobald Butler, Esq. of Knocka Castle, co. Tipperary, and
by her (who d. 22 Feb. 1838, aged 83) he had further issue,

IV. Theobald Butler, m. Miss Woods, by whom he had issue
a son and dau.,

Eichard, Major 77th Eegt., 6. 1832: d. at Murree, India,
1 Sept. 1868, aged 36 ; m. Mary Ormsby Rose, by whom
he left issue,

1 Richard Henry Rose, b. 1864.

2 Ernest Theobald Woods, 6. 1865.

3 Thomas, d. s. p. in Canada.

Maria, to. Rev. George Chute, M.A., 'Vicar of Drayton-in-
Hales, Salop.

V. Richard, Col. of the 84th Eegt., 6. 1792 ; d. unm. 12 July
1870, aged 78.

V. Bridget, j)i. 29 Nov. 1817, Charies Joseph Kelly, 3rd Vis
count Monck ; and d. 22 Jan. 1843, aged 53.
Mr. Willington served as High Sheriff two successive years,
1773-75. His eldest son,

John Willington, Esq. of Killoskehane Castle, J.P., to. 23
Jan. 1815, Sarah, dau. of Christopher Ormsby, Esq. of Ballina-
more, co. Mayo, by whom (who d. 5 July, 1870, aged 87) he
had issue,

I. John James, his heir.

i 1. Ormsby, b. 26 Oct. 1816 ; d. unm. 8 March, 1855.

Hi. Jonathan Eichard, 6. 20 June, 1821 ; d. unm.

I. Jane Anne, d. unm. 17 Slarch, 1822.

II. Alicia, 7/1. 1 July, 1843, John Willington, Esq. of Castle-
willington, and had (with other issue) a son, James Wal-
dtve Willington Esq., now of Castlewillington, the pre-
sent representative of this branch.

III. Mary, m. 4 Feb. 1845, Edward Savage, of Glastry, co.
Down.

IV. Sarah, d. unm. Oct. 1847.
v. Elizabeth, d. unm.

Mr. Willington d. 15 April, 1835, and was s. by his eldest son,
John James Willington, Esq. of Killoskehane Castle, 6.26
Nov. 1815 ; d. unm. Jan. 1862, whereupon this brancli became
extinct in the direct male line, and Mr. Willington was s. by
his nephew,

James Waldtve Champeknowne Willington, now of Castle-
willington.

Seat — Castlewillington, Nenagh, co. Tipperary.



WILLIS (DE ANYERS) OF HALSNEAD.
Willis, HENEr Eodoiph De Antees, Esq. of
Halsnead, co. Lancaster, D.L., J.P.,lateCapfc. 92iid
Highlanders, is Lord of the Manor of Whiston.
Alderman for Whiston Division, County Council of
Lancashire, b. 27 March, ISSi; m. 7 Aug. 1862,
Alice, dau. of Kev. Kobert Hornby, M.A. of Lyth-
wood Hall, Salop, and has had issue,

I. RicHABD Athebton De Anyebs, 6. 30 March, 1871.

II. Ralph Earle de Anyers, 6. 21 July, 1873; ti. 27 Aug.
1873.

I. Lucy Eleanora de Anyers, 6. 28 April, 1864; d.27 Sept.
1869.

II. Georgiana Frances de Anyers, 6. 29 Oct. 1869.

III. Cecilia de Anyers, b. 20 July, 1872; m. 4 Jan. 1834,
James Btnney, Esq.

Lineag'e. — The family of De Anyers, or Danyel, whence
Mr. Willis derives hislineal descent. Is of Norman origin, and
has the name of its patriarch inscribed on the Roll of Battle
Abbey. Owing, however, to the destruction of deeds in the
turbulent times of Chables I., the lineage can only be traced
with accuracy from the year 1250.

William de Anyees, sen., of Daresby, co. Chester, to. 1270,
Agnes, dau. of Thomas de Legh, of High Legh, of the West
Hall, and had (with several daus.) three sons,

Thomas.

William, of Daresbury, whose son, William D'Antebs, was
ancestor of the Daniels of Daresbury.

John.
The eldest son,

Thomas de Anyebs, of Bradley, temp. Edwabd II., was
father by his 2nd wife, Joan de Norreys, of

Sib Thomas de Anyebs, Knt. of OverTabley, a warrior of
note, who served with distinction under the famous Hugh
Calvely, of Lea. He m. Katherine, dau. and heiress of WU-

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liam, son of Adam de Over TaWey, and, upon this marriage,
one-third part of Over Tabley was settled on Sir Thomas de
Anyers and his wife. From him descended the great Cheshire
House of De Anteks, or Daniell, of Over Tabley, the direct
male representative of which,

Teter Daniell, or De Anters, Esq. of Over TahUy, repre-
sented CO. Chester in Parliament, 1625. lie m. Christian, dau.
of Eichsrd Grosvenor, Esq. of Eaton, co. Chester, and had
(with five daus., of whom the 3rd, Mary, )?i. Col. Finch) three
sons,

I. Peter, of Over Taliley. Capt. of a foot company in the
Rest, of John, Earl of Kivers, raised for the King's service.
He if. at Oxford, of a shot received at the siege of Glou-
cester, leaving a son,

Thomas, of Over Tabley, m. Alice, niece of Henry Neville,
Esq. of Holt, CO. Leicester, and had,
1 .Samuel (Sir), who served as Col. in King Williams
army, from which Prince he received the honour of
kniirhthood. Sir Samuel d. s. p. '24 Dec. 1726.
1 Sarah, m. Hewitt Parker, Esq. of Mobberley, and had
an only dau., Sarah, m. Sir C. Duckentield, Bart., and
had an only son. Sir William Duckenfield, Bart., who
took the name of Daniell, but d. s.p.

II. William, of whom presently,
ui. Thomas, slain in battle.

The 2nd son,

William de Anters, or Dantel, Esq., was Col. of a Eegt. of
Infantry in the service of the Parliament, held under three
several commissions, still preserved at Halsnead, viz., of Gens.
Fairfax, Cromwell, and Monk. He m. Dorothy Forth, of
AVigan, co. Lancaster, co-heiress of William Forth, Esq. of
Wigan, by whom he had several children, who all d. s. p.
except

I. Elizabeth, of whom hereafter.

II. Eilen, to. 14 April, 1681, Martin WUlis, Esq. of Halsnead,
and has issue,

1 Thomas Willis, Esq. of Halsnead and of Ilall-of-tlic-
Hill, d. v.nm. 1727.

2 Daniel Willis, Esq. of Halsnead and Hall-of-thc-Hill,
VI. Anne, dau. of William ffarington, Esq. of Shaw Hall,
CO. Lancaster; hvxd.s.p. 1 Nov. 1763, when his estates
passed to his cousin, Thomas Swettcnham Willis, Esq.
of Swetteuham, at whose demise, also s. p., the property
devolved upon his kinsman, Kalph Earle, Esq.

The eldest surviving child.

Elizabeth Danvel, m . twice. By her 2nd husband, William
Hulton, Esq., she had one son and one dau., who both d. s. p. ;
and by her 1st, Ealph Finch, Esq. of the noble family of
Winchelsea and Nottingham, an only dau. and heiress,

JIary Finch, m. John Earle, Esq. of Liverpool, and had
issue, ... ...

I. John, d. s.p.

II. Ralph, of whom presently.

III. Thomas, 7)i. Mary, only child of Adam Mort, Esq., and
had two daus.,

1 Maiy, m. Thomas Earle, Esq. of Spekelands.

2 Jane Elizabeth, m. Richard Gwillym, Esq. of Bewsey.
ly. William, m. Mrs. Ann Winstanley, and had issue,

1 Thomas, of Spekelands, m. his cousin, Mary, dau. of
Thomas Earle, Esq., and had (with other issue) a son, Sir
Hardman Eable, created a baronet 3 Nov. 1869 {see
Burke's Peerage and Baronetage).

2 William, of Everton, m. Emily, dau. of James Primrose
MaiweU, Esq., and had issue {see Bdrke's Peerage).

1 Mary, m. Richard Heywood, Esq. ; and d. 1831.

t. Sarah, m. 17.53, the Hon. and Rev. John Stanley, Rector
of Winwick, co. Lancaster, brother of Edward, 11th Earl of
Derby ; and d. 1807, aged 92.

The eldest surviving son,

Ralph Earle, Esq., as.sumed, upon succeeding 28 Aug.
178><, to the Willis estates, in pursuance of the will of Daniel
Willis, Esq. of Halsnead, and of Hall-of-the-Hill, the surname
and arms of that family. He m. Dorothy, 2nd dau. and co-
heir of Richard Aldersey, Esq. of Liverpool, a branch of the
ALDER.SETS of AldeTsey, CO. Chester, and had isssue,

Richard, his heir.

Willis, of Sandfield Cottage, near Halsnead, ni. Annina
Cecilia Lutyens, an Italian lady, by whom he had (with
another son and dau., both now deceased) Willis and
Sophia.

Ur. Willis was s. at his decease, 1720, by his elder son,

IticHARD Willis, Esq. of Halsnead Park, and Hall-of-the
Hill, Ij. 18 Sept. 1760, in. Cicely, only dau. of Joseph Feilden,
Esq. of Witton Park, co. Lancaster, and by her (who d. April,
lt22; had issue,

Richard, his heir.

Joseph, of Calcutta, succesBor to bia brother.



Daniel, late of Halsnead.

John, b. 1 Oct. 1792; (/. s.p. 1855.

Henry, Lieut. 13th Light Dragoons, h. 3 April, 1795; d.
while on service with his Regt. at Reta, in the provence of
Leon, Spain, 13 Oct. 1813.

William, a Midshipman R.N., h. 5 May, 1798; d. at Corruna,
in the "Surveillante" frigate, 31 Aug. 1812.

Thomas, b. 27 April, 1803, d. 21 Jan. 1880.

Frederick, formerly Capt. 9th Lancers, and for many year.?
Gentleman-Usher to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland, b. 17
July, 1805; m. 18 Jan. 1834, Elizabeth Louisa, eldest dau,
of Major-Gen. Sir William Gosset, K.S.F., K.H., Under-
Secretary for Ireland; and d. March, 1867, leaving issue.
Finch DAnyers (Kev.), d. unm. 1869 ; Frederick D'Anyers ;
John Wilbraham Lindsay D'Anyers, Lieut. R.E. ; and
Charles Beaumont D'Anyers, Capt. R. Art.

Edward, late Capt. 37th Regt. of Infantry, and afterwards
Inspector- Gen. of Constabulary in England, b. 8 Oct. 1806;
m. 12 May, 1831, Harriette, dau. and co-heiress of Lieut.-
Col. Bobbins, 69th Eegt., and niece of the Hon. Sir William
Lumley, G.C.B., and d. 27 Feb. 1891, leaving Anna Cecilii*
and Evelyn Mary.

Margaret Dorothea, to. 1 May, 1821, Charles Robert Shcr-
bourne, Esq. of Hurst House, son of Admiral Hon. Robert
Digby ; and d. s. p. 1846.

Cecilia, m. 18 Sept. 1816, Thomas Farrer, Esq., son of Jame.?
F'arrer, Esq, of Ingleborough, near Clapham, co. York, and
has issue. Mr. Farrer d. 1823.

Sarah, d. unm. 1845.

Frances Elizabeth, of Hurst House, co. Lancaster, b. 1799, (^.
27 Oct. 1874.

JIary, m. 17 Nov. 1836, Rev. Philip Henry Lee, Rector of
Stoke Bruern, co. Northampton, and has a son, Philip-
Henry, d. 4 April, 1885.

Caroline, d. unm.
Mr. Willis d. 19 July, 1837, and was s. by his eldest son,

Richard Willis, Esq. of Halsnead Park, and of Hall-of-the-
Hall, b. 16 July, 1787; m. 17 July, 1819, Lucy, dau. and co-
heiress of Henry Atherton, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, of the
family of ATiTEKTOti of Atherton, hutd.s.p. Jan. 1859 (his
widow d. 19 Jan. following), and was s. by his brother,

Joseph Willis, Esq. of Halsnead, b. 9 July, 17S9, who d.
unm. at Calcutta, 1863, and was s. by his brother,

Daniel Willis, Esq. of Halsnead, &. 4 Aug. 1790, to. 20 June,
1833, Georgiana Amelia, 3rd dau. of Sir William Feilden, 1st
bart. of Feniscowles, and had issue,

I. Henry Eodolph De Anyers, now of Halsnead.

II. Frederic William, b. 19 Aug. 1842; m. 7 July, 18CS,
Gertrude Mary, dau. of Russell Gray, Esq. of CheltcH-
ham.

I. Emily Frances Sumner.

II. Catherine Margaret Haughton, d. an infant.

III. Gertrude Georgiana, m. 14 Sept. 1865, Rev. John Brown,
of Compton, Berks.

IV. Sophia Catherine, to. 14 Sept. 1865, Rev. Augustus
Dampier, Rector of Courteenhall, co. Northampton.

V. Cecilia Mary de Anyers.
He d. 15 April, 1873.

.-f;-//i.5— Arg., a fess between three lions rampant gu. withini
a bordure erm. Quarterings— De Anters, De Tabley, Kix-
TON, Forth, Holte, Finch, Earle, and Aldersey. Crest —
Two lions' paws erect and erased, the dexter arg., the sinister
gu. holding a human heart ppr. JSIotto — Virtus tutissima
cassis.

Heat — Halsnead Park, near Prescot.



"WILLIS-BUND OF WICK EPISCOPI.

Willis-Bund, John William, Esq. F.S.A.^
F.L.S. of Wick Episcopi, co. Worcester, J. P., D.L.,
and Chairman of County Council, co. Worcester,
J. P. CO. Cardigan, and Chairman of Quarter Session*
for both COS., h. 8 Aug. 1843 ; m. 2 April, 1872,
Harriette Penelope, eldest dau. of the late Eichard
Temple, Esq. of The Nash, co. Worcester, by his
second wife Penelope, dau. of the Kev. A. Luders^
and has issue,

I. Alexander Joseph, b. 24 Jan. 1874.

II. Henry Dewi Hampton, 6. 20 Sept. 1882.

I. Margaret. ii. Mary Susanna.

III. Penelope Ann.

Mr. Willis-Bund, under his grandfather's -will,
assumed



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