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his wife, youngest dau. of Richard Gerard, Esq. of Creewood
Hall, CO. Chester, he had issue, three sons,

1 John, who by his deed, dated 15 March, 1677, conveyed
to his younger brother all his right and claim to the
advowson and impropriate tithes of Middlewich, which
had been settled upon him by his father, and rf. in that
same year, leaving issue, three sons (all of whom d. with-
out male issue) and one dau.

2 Gilbert, who m., but rf. without surviving issue in June,
1668.

3 Samuel, of Newton Hall, who appears to have rebuilt
that mansion, which still remains in the possession of his



descendants, and bears upon it the arms of the family,
with the initials " S.L." and the date " 1677." He m. 27
Oct. 1674, Jane, sole dau. and heir of James Johnson, Esq.
of Salford, and d. 18 Aug. 1703, having had,
James, of Newton Hall, J. P., Comet Horse Militia, h. 6
Dec. 1676 ; rf. v,niH. ; buried at Middlewich, 20 Oct. 1724.
Robert, of Newton Hall, and Gray's Iim, Barrister-at-
law, J.P. and D.L. co. Chester, and some time Chairman
of the Quarter Sessions, who m. 19 Dec. 1739, Hannah,
widow of Zachary Amson, Esq. of Leighs, co. Chester,
but rf. «. p., and was buried at Middlewich, 14 April,
1750.
Martha, eventual heir in her issue of this branch, m.
20 April, 1699, Edward Moreton, Esq. of Church Hill,
Over, CO. Chester, and was buried at Over, 30 Aug.
1727.
Jane, rf. unm.

III. William, rf. young ; buried at Witton 24 July, 1617.

IV. John, of whom we treat.

This JoH.v Lowe, of The Hulse, co. Chester, m. 22 May, 1635^
Ursula, dau. of OttiwellBrome, of LostockGralam, co. Chester,
and by her was father of a dau. Eleanor, who rf. young, and aa
only son,

William Lowe, of The Hulse, who was h. about the year
1638, and dying 4 Jan. 1697, was buried at Witton. He left
by his w ife, Elizabeth Deane, of Nether Peover, co. Chester, an
only son,

Joshua Lowe, of The Hulse, h. June, 1660; m. 1682, Joane,
dau. and eventual co-heir of Edward Banester, Gent., of AUo-
stock ; (/. 5 Dec. 1729, and left with other issue,

I. William, of the Hulse, 'i. 11 Jan. 1684; rf. s. p. 28 June,
1731, and was buried at Witton.

II. Joshua, of Wintham, co. Chester, &. 1686 ; m. 9 Nov. 1732,
Sarah, dau. of Cranage Wilcoxon, Esq. of Sproston Hall,
CO. Chester (whorf. 9 June, 1740), and d. s.p. 15 Nov. 1754.

III. Edward, who inherited his elder brother's estate, and
rf. s. p. 17 July, 1770, and was interred amongst his ances-
tors at Witton. iv. Daniel, of whom we treat.

V. John, of Nether Knutsford, co. Chester, b. 1694 ; m. Mary,
dau. of John Twemlow, Gent, of Arclyd, co. Chester, and
rf. 26 Dec. 1772, having had, with other issue, a son, John
who d. s. p. TO.

The fourth son,

Rev. Daniel Lowe, M.A. of the University of Glasgow, of
The Hulse, b. 20 Jan. 1696 ; settled first at Loscoe and after-
wards at Norton, co. Derby, where he rf. 2 Jan. 1776. He m.
1736, Elizabeth, youngest dau. of Joseph Mather, Esq. oS
Shipley, co. Derby, and by this lady (who rf. 9 Jan. 1775) he
had issue,

I. Joseph, of whom presently.

II. Daniel, of Aldermanbury, Citizen and Woolstapler of
London, b. 24 Aug. 1739; rf. a bachelor at Derby, 16 July,
1798.

III. Joshua, who rf. in his infancy.

IV. William, b. 21 Dec. 1745 ; rf. vMm. 4 Nov. 1772.

I. Hannah, rf. an infant 1741.

II. Elizabeth, m. Kev. Peter Robinson, M.A., Vicar of
Norton, co. Derby, by whom she had two sons, and rf. 3 Nov.
1782.

III. Urith, ra. Samuel Hardraan, Esq. of Manchester, and rf.
1 March, 1801, leaving issue.

The eldest son,

Joseph Lowe, Esq. of Highfleld, co. Nottingham, J. P.,
settled in co. Nottingham about the middle of the last century,
and having purchased the Highfleld Park estate, in the
parishes of Beeston and Lenton, co. Nottingham (which
anciently had formed part of the demesne of the Clugniac
Priory, founded at Lenton by William Peverel, tenq}. Henri 1.),
he erected thereon the present mansion of Highfleld. He was
for many years an Alderman, and thrice filled the office of
Mayor of the town of Nottingham. He was b. 14 Aug. 1737;
m. 15 Oct. 1765, Sarah, sole dau. and heir of James Hurst,
Esq. of Hurst, co. Lancaster, by Elizabeth his wife, dau. and
eventual heir of Lawrence Wilson, Esq.* of Bolton-le-Moors,
CO. Lancaster, and rf. 20 March, 1810, and was s. by his only
son,

• Lawrence Wilson, Esq. m. Margaret, sole dau. and heir
of Benjamin Smith, Gent, of Ashton-upon-the-Mersey, co.
Chester, by Sarah his wife, dau. and eventual co-heir of
Thomas Ball, Esq. of Burton, co. Denbigh (High Sheriff of that
CO. in 1652), who m. Margaret, dau. of Robert Santhey, Esq., of
Burton, through whom the family claim royal descent from
Griffith ap Cynan, King of North Wales aud founder of the
First Royal Tribe, through his grandson, David ap Owen
Guynedd, who m. Emma, dau. of Geoffrey Plantagenet, Count
of -Vnjou, and sister of Henry II., King of England, and whose
granddau. m. Sandde Hardd, surnamed The Handsome, Lord
of Morton, co. Denbigh, the direct ancestor of the above-named
Robert Santhey. By Margaret, his said wife, Mr. Wilson had
issue,

I. Joseph, of Eivington Hall and Little Lever Hall, co. Lan-



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Joseph Hcrst Lowe, Esq. of Hishfield, h. 31 Au?. 1766 ; r.i.
S March, 17SS, Elizabctli, eldest dan. of George Langstaff, of
Bishop Auckland, co. Durham, Merchant, by Mary, dau. and
co-lieir of John Buck, of the sarae place (which lady d. 18
iVb. 1S26), and d. 9 April, 1S17, having had issue,

:. Alfred, of whom presently.

II. Sydney, of Beestoa, co. Nottingham, h. 9 Feb. 1301 ; d.
v.mn., 'J9 June, 1827.

I. Elizabeth, <?. an infant, 21 May, 1792.

II. Eliz;ibcth, m. 12 May, 1818, William Surplice, Esq. of
Woodville, co. Xottiugliam, and d. 18 Oct. 1830, leaving
issue.

III. Sar.ih Ilurst. m. G Sept. 1830, Robert Allan Brothers,
Esq., and d. 1 Marcti, lS8J, leaving an only dau. who (^.
v.n.ii.

The elder son,

Altred Lom-e, Esq. of Highfield, J.P., 6. 8 Aug. 1789 ; m.
30 Oct. 1S12, Charlotte Octavia, youngest dau. of Edward
Swann, Esq. of Nottingham, J.P. (who survived her husband,
.and d. 26 April, 1865), and d. 10 Aug. 1856, leaving issue,

I. Alfred Ilurst, retired Major Eoyal Sherwood Foresters or
Xottingharashire Regt. of Mililia, (.. 10 Feb. 1814: m. Nov.
J837, Eleanor Mary, 3rd dau. of Joseph Shepherd, Esq. of
Cottingham, co. York, aHd d. 27 March, 1870, having had
issue,

1 Alfred Joseph, &. 15 May, 1847.

2 Edward Kobert, h. 15 May, 1847: d. at Lagos, on the
■^ West Co.ast of Africa, 7 April, 1869.

'•• 3 Arthur William, b. 16 Feb. 1852.
4 Sydney Armerin, b. 10 Feb. 1860.

1 Eleanor Mary Charlotte, d. an infant.

2 Louisa Agnes, m. 9 Dec. 1879, Charles Havcy Ma'.im,
Esq. and had issue.

3 Augusta Eleanor, d. unm. 5 Oct. 1886.

II. Edwabd Joseph, wlio «. to the family estates, and is now
of Shirenewton Hall.

III. Akthcb Swann Howard (see Lowe of Gosfield Hall).

I. Charlotte Lavinia, m. 14 Sept. 1843, William Winstanley,
Esq. of Chaigeley Manor, co. Lancaster, J.P. (who d. 22
Feb. 1873) and has issue.

II. Marianne-Agnes, d. unm. 9 Nov. 1884.

Anns— The ancient arms of the family are : Gu., two wolves
passant arg. ; but this branch bear : Arg., on a bend engrailed
az. three wolves' heads erasea of the first, within a bordure
engrailed of the second, quartering Hdrst, Wilson, Smith,
Pall, ic. Crest — A wolf passant arg. collared and chained gu
the chain reflexed over the back. Jl/oHo— Innocentia quamvis
in agro sanguinis.

jSiiai— Shirenewton Hall, Chepstow, 3Ionniouthshire.



liineag-e.— See l.ovrY. of Slurenevstnn Hall.
.SV,«_Gosfield Kail, Halstead, Essex.
Town House— 16, Lancaster Gate, W.



LOWE OF GOSFIELD.

Lowe, Mrs. Louisa Efth, of G-osfield Hall, co.
Essex, Lady of the Manor of Gosfield and Patron-
ess of the living, m. 1st, 4 Feb. 1865, Col. Arthur
Swann Howard Lowe, J.P., Col. Commandant 4th
batt. the Sherwood Foresters (Derbysliire Eegt.),
youngest son of the late Alfred Lowe, Esq. J. P.,
of Highiield, co. Nottingham, {see Lowe of Shire-
neicton Hall), and had issue,

I. Arthur Courtauld Willocghbt Lowe. Esq. of Gosfield

Hall, Halstead, co. Essex, M,A. Trin. Coll. Camb.,

F.B.A.S. and F.L.S., 6. 3 April, 1866.
31. Edward Aubrey Courtauld Lowe, Esq. of Sunnyfields,

High Garrett, Essex, b. 16 Aug. 1871 ; j». 2 Feb. 1893,

Irene Perronet, 3rd dau. of General Thompson, of Wet-

hustfield Place.

CoLOXEL Arthue Swann Howaed Lowe was h.
4 Dec. 1826, and d. 12 Aug. 1888. His xvidow m.
2ndlj, 13 July, 1893, Thomas Percy Taylor Lowe,
Esq. of Beeeholme, Bocking.

caster, m. Abigail, sole surviving dau. and heir of .Tohn
Andrews, Esq. of Eivington Hall and Little Lever Hall, by
Abigail his wife, dau. and eventual co-heir of Thomas
Crooke, Esq. of Abram Hall, co. Lancaster, and thus s. to
the estates of the Andrews family. He had issue a son,
Joh8 Andrews, who d. s. -p. in his father's lifetime, 10 April,
1760, and a dau. Lydia, who also d. at an early age. Mr.
Joseph Wilson survived his wife and children, and d. 25
.July, 1765, and was buried in the parish church of Bolton-le-
Moors.

I. Margaret, d. v.nra. 5 June, 1725.

II. Elizabeth, eventually heir of her family, m. Jaraos Ilurst,
Esq. of Hurst, co. Lancaster, and d.. 1 July, 1797, having
had issue, an only dau. and heir, who m. Joseph Lowe, Esq.
of Highfield (as above).

III. Sarah, m. Kev. John Mihie, but d. s.p. 16 April, 1797.
:Mr. Wilson d. at Manchester, 21 April, 1752, and was there
iatcrred.



LOWNDES OF WHADDON. ,

^Selbt-Lowndes, William, Esq. of Whaddon |
Hall and Winslovv, co. Bucks, J.P. and D.L., ]
patron of three livings, and M.F.H., b. 13 Nov. j
1836; m. 24 May, 1867; Jessie Mary, widow of
PJyre Coote, Esq. of Westpark, Hants, and dau. of
Lieut. -Gen. Lechmere Worrall, and has issue a sou I
b. 1871.

Lineage.— Eobert Lowndes, a scion, it is stated, of the
ancient family of Lowndes of Leigh Hall, co. Chester, settled
at Winslow, co. Bucks, early in the 16th century. He m. 1576,
Jane Croke, and had issue. (Capt. Lowndes, an early settler
in Virginia, ancestor of the Lowndes family of Jamestown in
that state, is believed to have been one of the sons of this
marriage. He acquired a large plantation in Virginia, ami
entailed it on failure of his own issue on the issue of the elder
.son of this marriage.) Mr. Lowndes d. 1602, and was s. by
his eldest son,

William Lowndes, Esq., 6. 1585; ra. 27 Oct. 1612, Francos
Wendover, and had issue, of whom,

I. Edmund, h, 1617, lived in Virginia and North Carolina,
North .\meriea, from 1643 to 1658.

II. lloBERT, of whom herealter,

Mr, Lowndes d. 6 Oct, 1654; his 2nd son.

Kobert Lowndes, Esq., b. 1619, fled to America in 1642,
where he remained for eight years, and then returned to Win-
slow. He m. 1st, Margaret Selby, by whom he had a dau.,

Margaret, m. John Lowndes, of Jamestown, Virginia,
He m. 2ndly, Elizabeth, dau. of Peter Fitz William, by whom
he had, with four daus,, a son,

WiLLLAM, his heir.
Mr, Lowndes d. Jan, 1683, and was s. by his only son,

William Lowndes, Esq., the well-known financier, who was
Secretary to the Treasurj-, He m. 1st, Elizabeth, dau. of Sir
Roger Harsnett, Knt,, and by her (who d. 1680) had a son,
PiOBERT, his heir. He m. 2ndly, 1683, Jane Hopper, by whom
(who d. 1685) he had a dau. Anne, 6. 1684, who »t.; and 3rdly,
Elizabeth, dau. of llichard Martyn, D.D., by whom (who d.
1689) he had one son and one dau.,

WiLLLAM, of Astwood Bury, ancestor of Lowndes-Stone of

Brightwell Park, CO. Oxford.
Elizabeth, h. 1688 ; m. Thomas Duncombe, Esq., and d.

1712.

Mr. Lowndes m. 4th!y, 1691, Eebecca, dau. of John Shales,
Esq., and had (with six other sons and seven daus.),

Charles, ancestor of the family of Lowndes of Cheshani
[see that Name).

Queen Anne conferred upon Mr. Lowndes, who was many
years a member of the House of Commons and Chairman ot
Ways and Means, and to whom the nation is indebted for
originating the funding system, the office of Auditor of the
Land Eevenue for life, in reversion to liis sons, with augmen-
tation to his coat of arms. His eldest son,

Kobert Lowndes, Esq. of Winslow, co. Bucks, bapt. 1678 ;
d. 1727, leaving, by Margaret his wife, a son and successor,

Richard Lowndes, Esq. of Winslow, High Sheriff of Bucks
1742, and M.P. for that co. 1742. He to. Essex, youngest dau.
and co-heir of Charles Shales, of London, by Anne his wife,
2nd dau. and co-heir of Thomas Barrington, Esq., son of Sir
John Barrington, Bart, of Barrington Hall, who was third in
descent from the marriage of Sir Thomas Barrington, of Bar-
rington Hall, with the Hon. Winifred Pole, granddau. and
co-heir of Margaret Plantagenet, Countess of Salisbury, dau.
and sole heir of George, Duke of Clarence, brother of King
Edward IV. (see Burke's Vicissitudes of Families). By this
lady Mr. Richard Lowndes left a son and successor,

William Lowndes, Esq. of Winslow and Whaddon, co.
Bucks, who took the name of Selby, m. 1760, Mary, dau.
and co-heir of Thomas Goostrey, Esq. of London, by Mary his
wife, eldest dau. and co-heir of Thomas Ansell, Esq. of Hitch-
enden, and Mary his wife, sister and heir of John Fleetwood,
Esq. of Missenden Abbey, co. Bucks, and by her (who d. 1786)
had issue, i. W'illiam, his heir ; ii. Robert : iii. Richard, M.A.,
Vicar of Swanbourne ; iv. Thomas, LL.B., Rector of North
Crawley; i. Mary, m. the Rev. Thomas Howard, M.A.;
II. Anne; in. Elizabeth; iv. Essex; v. Lydia; vi. Clai'2i>
Mr. Selby Lowndes d. 1813, and was s. by his son.



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William Selby-Lowndes, Esq. of Whaddon Hal!. M.P. for
CO. Bucks 1807-20, m. 25 Aug. 1806, Ann Eleanor Isabella,
dau. of the Kev. Graham Hanmer, Vicar of Hanmer, Flint,
and by her (who d. 30 April, 1852) had issue,

I. William Selbt, of Winslow and Whaddon.

II. Thomas William, late of the 8th Hussars, 6. 8 Oct. 1810.
211. Kichard WilUam, of The Elmers, Blelchlcy, J.T., b. 2 Oct.

I8II ; ra. 22 Feb. 1842, Mary Susan, dau. of the Rev. Wil-
liam Fletcher, F.R.A.S., of Harwell, Berks, and has issue,
1 Richard William, b. 3 Sept. 1848 ; m. 18 Dec. 1872,
Elizabeth Frances, only survivinjc child of Hon. Henry

Thomas Howard. 2nd son of Thomas, Ifith Earl of

Suffolk, and d. May, 1892, leaving issue, Cecil, b. 1873.
1 Mary Isabella Maria, -m. Robert Augustus AspiaaU,

Esq.
"2 Eleonora Anna,
a Sophia Edith, m. Edward Hanslope Watts, Esq. of Ilans-

lope Park, Bucks.
4 Emily Harriefte.

Madeline Philippa. 6 Gertrude Matilda.

7 Evelyn Rose, iu. 11 Oct. 1887, Arthur Charles, only son
of Rev. Arthur Isham, M.A., (see Burke's Peerone and
Baronetage, Isham, Bart.)

8 Clara Ivy.

jv. Harry William, late of the 15th Hussars, b. 20 Sept. 1812,
deceased.

V. Edward William, J.P. and D.L., 6.9 Sept. 1813; m. 23
.Sept. 1834, Mary Elizabeth, dau. of Isaac R. Hartman,
Esq., and d. 1835, having by her (who d. 3'J Dec. 1877) had
issue,

1 William Seymour, J. P., late Capt. 6th Regt.. h. 31 July,
1838; m. 1870, Cecilia Jane, dau. of Major-Gen. Arthur
Hall, of Tymaur, co. Brecon.

2 Owen Charles, b. 10 Dec. 1843.

3 Meyrick Edward, b. 1848.

1 Mary Isabella. 2 Mary Meyrick.

3 Lucy, TO. 4 Oct. 1887, John A. Cramb, Esq. M.A.,
Fellow of Glasgow University.

4 Clara Elizabeth.

VI. Charles William (Rev.), Rector of North Crawley. J. P.,
h. 10 Nov. 1815; ra. 1st, 2 Nov. 1844, Laura Anne, dau. of
Thomas Delves Broughton, Esq., and by her (who d. 1865)
iias issue,

1 Charles William, Major 1st Batt. Highland Light Infantry,
b. 1845; m. 1876, Fanny Maria, dau. of Col. Charles
Chester, of Chicheley Hall, co. Bucks, and has a son, b.
25 Dec. 1886.

1 Henrietta Jane.

2 Mary Jemima, m. 1870, Rev. J. S. Brownrigg, M.A.

3 Clara Elizabeth.

He m. 2ndly, 18 Oct. 1881, Fanny Nina, dau. of John Clode,
Esq. of Great Linford, co. Bucks, and has issue,

4 Nina Gwendoline Selby-Lowndes.

3Ir. Selby-Lowndes d. 18 May, 1840, and was i. by his eldest
son,

William Selby-Lowndes, Esq. of Whaddon Hall, and vrin-
slow, J.P. and D.L., b. 5 Nov. 1807; ra. 1st. 28 June, 1832,
Lucy, eldest dau. of Isaac Rawlings Hartman, Esq., Cold-
stream Guards, and by her (who d. 21 Oct. 1852) had issue,

I. William, now of Winslow and Whaddon.

II. John William Fleetwood, b. 24 Nov. 1838, deceased.

III. Charles William Beresford, b. 24 Oct. Is 13, deceased.

IV. Octavius William Cotton, b. II Sept. 1845.

I. Clara Essex.

II. Lucy Isabella, in. 5 Aug. 1862, Heniy Peach Keighly
Peach, Esq. of Idlicote Park, co. Warwick.

jii. Cressida Elizabeth, ra. 4 Oct. 1866, H. R. Johnstone
Scott, Esq. of Wood Hall, co. Tork, 2nd son of Sir J. V.
B. Johnstone, Bart.
IV. Florence Wynn.
He ra. 2ndly, 20 May, 1854, Clare, 2nd dau. of I. E. Hartman,
Esq. She (/. 1864. Mr. Selby-Lowndes sen-ed as HighSlieriff
for Bucks. He wasoneof theco-heirsofthe Barony of Grandi-
son, and also (as duly proved before the House of Lords) co-
heir of the barony of Montacute. He d. 1 July, 1886.

Arms — Quarterly : 1st and 4th, Lowjtdes, arg., fretty az.,
each interlacing, charged with a bezant, on a canton gu. a
leopard's head erased at the neck or ; 2nd and 3rd, Selby, or,
three bars sa. witnin a bordure wavy gu. ; twenty-six quar-
terings, including Pole, Plantagenet, Neville, A'c. Cr(.<t;i —
1st, A leopard's head erased at the neck or, gorged with a laurel
branch ppr., for Lowndes; 2nd, A Saracen's head affroniee
ppr. wreathed round the temples or and sa., belt and quiver
£Old, for Selby. Motto — Ways and means.

&o«— Whaddon Hall, Stoney Stratford.



LOWNDES OF CHESHAM.

Low:jfDES, William, Esq. of Chesliam.co. Bucks,
J.P., LL.B. Trin. Hall, Camb., Barrister-at-Law,
I. 28 May, 1834.



Xiineag'e. — Charles Lowndes, Esq. of Chcsham, co.
Bucks, Secretary of the Treasury, son of William Lov/ndes,
Esq., also Secretary of the Treasury (by Rebecca his 4th wife,
see Lowndes of Whaddon), m. Anne, eldest dau. and co-heir of
Charles Shales, Esq. of London, by Anne his wife, dau. and
co-heir of Thomas Harrington, 4th in descent from the marriage
of Sir Thomas Barrington, of Barrington Hall, Essex, with the
Hon. Winifred Pole, granddau. and co-heir of Margaret Plan-
tagenet, Countess of Salisbury, dau. and sole heir of George.
Duke of Clarence, brother of King Edward IV. ({see Bl-rke's
Royal Families, Pedigree xxvi.). By this lady Mr. Secretary
Lowndes was father of

William Lowndes, Esq. of Chesham, a Commissioner of
Excise, 7)1. Lydia Mary, dau. of Robert Osborne, Esq. Commis-
sioner of the Navy, and had a son and successor,

AVilliam Lowndes, Esq. of Chesham, la. Harriet Wilson.
dau. of John Kingston, Esq. of Rickmansworth, co. Herts, and
left issue,

William, of Chesham.

Charles (Rev.), of Trin. Coll. Carab., M.A., Rector of Hart-
well and Little Hampden, Aylesbury, co. Bucks, m. Jane,
dau. of the Rev. Thomas Walker, Rector of Standon, co.
Stafford.

William Henry. Joseph.

Mary, m. Capt. Charles Eaton.

Elizabeth, ra. Rev. Charles Henry Tyler, M.A., Rector of
Chelwood, near Bristol.

Harriett, ra. Capt. Thomas Roberts.

Georgiana.

3Ir. Lowndes d. 1831, and was s. by his eldest son,

William Lowndes, Esq. of Chesham, J.P. for cos. Bucks
and Herts, D.L. for the former co., and High Sheriff 1848, of
Trin. Hall Camb., B.C.L. 1832, b. '24 Nov. 1807; m. 1st, 12
Aug. 1830, Mary Harriet, 3rd dau. of Kender Mason, Esq. of
Beel House, Amersham, and by her (who d.. 18 April, 1836;
had two sons,

William, now of Chesham.

Joseph, b. 2 July, 1835, Capt. 26th Regt.

He in. 2ndly, 15 Juno, 1837, Martha, ord dau. of Robert Sutton,
Esq. of Rossway, co. Herts, and by her had issue,

James, h. 22 April, 1838.

George, b. 13 Aug. 1846.

Katherine Martha, deceased.

Clara. Mary, m, Henry Frith, Esq. Anne.

Mr. Lowndes petitioned for the ancient barony of Monthermer,
and his claim was referred to the Committee for Privileges of
the House of Lords. He d. Aug. 1364, and was s. by his eldest
son, William, now of Chesham,

Anns — Quarterly : 1st and 6th, Lowndes, as in last Article ;
2nd, Shales, gu., six escallops arg. three, two, and one; 3rd,
Barrington, arg., three chevrons gu., a label of as many points
az. ; 4th. Pole, per pale or and sa. a saltire engrailed counter-
changed ; 5th, Plantagenet, gu., three lions passant guardant
or. Crest — Same as Lowndes o/ irAtutVon. Motto — Ways and
means.

Heat — The Burj', Chesham, co. Bucks.



I.OWNDES OE BARRINGTON.

Lowndes, Geoege Alan, Esq. of Barrington
Hall, Essex, M.A., D.L. for Essex, and J.P. for
that CO. and Herts, High Sheriff for Essex 1861, h.
28 May, 1829 ; m. 1st, 13 JVov. 1856, Helen Emma,
2nd dau. of the Eev. Arthur Johnson Danyell, of
Eampisham Manor, co. Dorset (by Elizabeth his
■wife, only child and heiress of John Daniel, Esq.
of Heudford House, Somersetshire), and by her
(who d. at ]S'aples, 14 Eeb. 1863) has issue,

I. Alan Gardner, 6. 21 Aug. 1857; d. 7 Feb. 1S63.

II. Alan Herbert Watlington, Capt. Rifle Brigade, 6. 4
July, 18J9.

I. Ethel Helen Mary.

He m. 2ndly, 6 Oct. 1866, Eanny, 4th dau. of
George Farley, Esq. of Henwick House and Frox-
moor Court, co. Worcester. Mr. G. A. Lo-svndes,
whose patronymic is Clayton, assumed the name
and arms of Lowndes on succeeding to the estates,
of the late Thomas Lowndes, Esq. of Barrington
Hall.

liineagre. —George Clayton, Esq. of Lostock Hall, co.
Lancaster, by Dolly his wife, youngest sister of the 1st Lord
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William Clayton, Esq. of Lostock Hall, 6. IS June, 1790;
vt. 1823, Mary, dau. of Edward Chadwick Gobst, Esq. of
Preston (vide in/ra), and by her (who d. i'i Jan. 1842) had
issue,

George Alan, his heir.

Edward Ffavington (liev.l, M..4., Rector of Lndlow, Salop,
i/i. 9 April, 1S74, Victoria Alexandrina. youngest dau. of
Col. Hon. K. H. Clive and Baroness Windsor (see Burke's
I'eerane and Baronetage), by whom he has issue.

■\Villiam Barrie.

Valentine Gardner, Col. R.E.. m. Mary Ellen, 2nd dau. of
late P. Serjcantson, Esq. of Liverpool.

Erancis Starkie. Capt. K.N., ,d. 1872, Elizabeth Harriett,
dau. of Rev. W. Howe, who d. 1876. He m. 2ndly, 18B2,
Edith, dau. of C. Lyall, E<q.

]:iiza Dolly, n. 30 April, 1846, Capt. Charles Edward
.Stanley, who d. 13 Aug. 1849.

JIarv Caroline.

Prances Mildred, d. 20 Sept. 1S6S.

^umilj) of i'otanbrs.

■Robert Lowndes, of Overton *igrandson of John Lowndes,
of Overton, and Alice his wife, dau. of Handle Rode, of Rode,
and only son of John Lowndes, of the same place, by Alice,
dau. of Robert Stephenson, of Dalby, co. Lincoln), jji.Eleanora
Kaven, and had a son and heir,

William Lowndes, of Overton and Lea, m. Elizabeth, dau.
and co-heir of Ralph Lowndes, of Hadley and Lea, and had
i.~sue,

John, of Overton and Lea, who, by Anne his wife, had an
only child, Sarah; m. Awnsham Churchill, and had issue.
She sold Lea and Overton to her uncles.

Samuel, aiowned 1707.

Robert, of whom presently.

1'nonias, who purchased Overton. He founded the Piofes-
soi'ship of Astronomy at Cambridge.
The 3rd son,

Robert Lown-des, Esq., purchased Lea from his niece, Sarah.
By Ruth Graves, his 1st wife, he had an only child, Elizabeth,
(/. s. p. He m. 2ndly, Mary, n^e Kenyon, widow of the Rev.
W. Turton, and had issue,

I. Edward, of Charleston.

II. Robert, of Palterton, co. Derby, some time of Wideombe,
Somerset, )/i. Ehzabeth, dau. and co-heir of Richard Milnes,
nf Chesterfield, and by her (who d. 1769J had, with a son,
Jlilnes, d. s. p., aged 36, another son, the late Thomas
Lowndes, Esq. of Harrington.

1. Mart, 'ki Chadwick Gorst, Esq. of Preston, and d. 1804,
having had issue by hira (who d. 1797),



* Note. — A branch wT the House of Overton was formerly
seated at Bostock Hall, co. Chester, and afterwards at Hassal
Hull, in the same CO., a scion of which settled in South Caro-
lina, North America. They descended from

John Lowndes, of Bostock Hall, gent., son of Richard
Low.ndes and grandson of William Lowndes, Esq., temp.
Queen Elizabeth, a descendant of a younger son of the House
of Overton, who purchased Bostock Hall in that reign. He ',n.
Jane, dau. of John Weld, Esq. of Weld House, and sister and
co-heir of William Weld, Esq. of Hassal Hall, by whom (who
tl. Feb. 1690) he had ten children. He d. 18 May, 1667. Of
his children,
I. Richard, his heir, was bapt. 13 Oct. 1645, and was s. 14
Jan. 1709, by his son,
Richard, h. Oct. 1673, whose great-grandson, William
Lowndes, Esq. of Hassal Hall, b. 1795, d. s. p. and be-
queathed all his estates to his niece. Miss Susanna Kirkby
Keddal, his sister's dau.
n. Charles, bapt. 6 Dec.



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