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24 April, 1795 ; m. 23 Oct. 1827, Maria Forster, dau. of Colling,
■wood Forster Lindsay, of Alnwick, and by her (who d. 24 Jan.
1855) had issue,

I. Collingwood Lindsay, of Freeland.

II. Nicholas, 6. 31 May, 1831, J.P. co. Kent, J.P. and D.L.
CO. Durham, M.P. for the Houghton-le-Spring Div. of that
CO. 1886-92; to. 1 March, 1881, Edith Florence, dau. of John
Swinfen St. Vincent-Jervis, Esq. of Darlaston and Chat-
kyll, CO. Stafford, and d. 24 Dec. 1892, leaving issue,

1 Nicholas Jervis, 6. 7 April, 1884.

2 George Jervis, b. i June, 1887.

1 Violet Lindsay. 2 Flora Lindsay.

III. John, b. 24 Nov. 1832; m. 21 April, 1863, Eliza, dau. of
James Alexander, Esq.

IV. Lindsay, of The Hermitage, co. Durham, J.P. and D L.
and High Sheriff 1889, 6. 21 June, 1834 ; m. 25 Sept. 1873,
Emma, 4th dau. of Samuel Goodin Barrett, Esq., and by
her (who d 4 May, 1891) has issue,

1 Arthur Nicholas Lindsay, 6. 29 March, 1875.

2 Henry Lindsay, 6. 28 Oct. 1878.

3 Collingwood Lindsay, b. 19 Nov. 1881.

4 Robert Lindsay, b. 8 Feb. 1884.

1 Maria Lindsay.

2 Elsie Emma Lindsay.

I. Jane Anna, m. 10 April, 1860, Eight Hon. John Robert
Davison, P.C., Q.C., M.P. for the city of Durham, Judge-
Advocate General, who d. 17 April, 1871. She d. 10 Nov.
18C9, leaving issue.

II. Maria Forster.

in. Fanny, m. 8 Aug. 1865, David, 2nd son of Allan Eliott-
Lockhart, Esq. of Eorthwickbrae and Cleghorn, and has
issue (see that family).
Mr. Nicholas Wood d. 19 Dec. 1865.

.^nres— Erm., a wolf salient sa. collared or, on a chief of the
third, three acorns slipped and leaved vert. Crest— A wolf's
head erased sa. gorged with a collar ringed or, the collar
charged on the band with three oak leaves vert. Motto — Loyal
en tout.

Seat — Freeland, Forgandenny, N.B.

by Mary his wife, dau. of Nicliolas Price, of Pont y-pandy, co.
31amorgan, 6. 24 April, 1822; m. 25 Aug. 1845, Sophie, 2na
dau. of G. F. Schmidt, Esq. of Hamburgh, and his wife Emilie
Baroness von Dickman-Secherau, and had issue,

I. John Baddeley, now of Henley Hall.

II. Charles Ivlmund Wedgwood, b. 13 March, 1854.

III. Edward John Wedgwood, b. 29 Sept. 1859.

Mr. Wood d. 20 Sept. 1886.

Seals -Henley Hall, Ludlow, Salop ; and The Hall, Wirks-
worth, Derbyshire.


Wood, John Baddeley, Esq. of Henley Hall,
CO. Salop, and Wirksworth, co. Derby, J.P. for
Salop, b. 21 March, 1849 ; m. Jan. 1876, Elizabeth
Marianne, dau. of Nicholas Price Wood, Esq., The
Hall, Wirksworth, and has issue,

I. John Nicholas Price, b. 9 May, 1877.

II. Edmund Baddeley, 6. 15 March, 1884.

Lineage. — Edmund Thomas Wedgewood Wood, Esq. of
Henley Hall, J.P. (youngest son of John Wood, Esq. of Brown-
hills, CO. Stafford (who d. 1848;, by Mary his wife, dau. and co-
heiress of Jonn Baddeley, Esq. of Shelton, in the parish of
Stoke-upon-Trent, and grandson of John Wood (who d, 1797),


Wood, Andrew George, Esq. of Hawnhv,
Yorkshire, b. July, 1854 ; s. his father 1892. This
gentleman is the representative of the ancient
family of WoOD of Largo.

Lineage— This family claims descent from Sir Andrew
Wood, of Largo, the brave and loyal Admiral of James 111.
and James IV. of Scotland, 1480 to 1520, who m. Elizabeth
Lundie, of the LcNDiEso/i<'(/«. Their grandson, James Wood,
of Lamblethame, m. Janet Balfour, granddau. of Sir Michael
Balfour, of Burleigh, and left a son. Alexander, Laird of
Grange, who m. Elizabeth, dau. of Sir David Wemyss, of Bogie.
Their descendant, it is stated.

The Kev. Alexander Wood, an Episcopalian clergyman, m..
Jean Brown, only grandchild and heir of the Rev. Robert
Kerr, of Cessford, and had by her four sons,

I. Robert, Under Secretary of State for Scotland, 1705 ;
d. V. p.

II. George, d. v. p.

in. William, ra. Miss Stuart, of Ardnamurchan, and had,
besides several daus.,

1 John, Governor of the Isle of Man, 1761 to 1777, m.
Elizabeth Riddell, of Glenriddell.

2 An Irew, Rector of Darlington and Gateshead, and Chap-
Iain to the King, d. s. p.

3 William, of Nethergallow Hill, Renfrew, m. Lady Cathe-
rine Cochrane, dau. of Thomas, 6th Eari of Dundonakl,
and had one dau., Anne, m. Capt. Samuel Rous Dottin, of
the Dragoon Guards.

IV. Mark, to. 1707, Jean, dau. of W. Mercer, Esq. of Potter
Hill, CO. Perth, of the family of Mercer, of A idle, and had,

1 Alexander, his heir, of whom presently.

2 Thomas, d. s. p.

3 Robert, m, Anne, dau. of J. Smythe, Esq., and their
desc^endants are Col. .James Wood, late of the 8th Dragooa
Guards ; William Collins Wood, Esq. of Keithick, co.
Perth; and Henry Wood, Esq., formerly of the Bombay
Engineers. The only dau., Anne, jii. Capt. Martin Lind-
say, R.N., of the Balcarres family.

The elder son of Mark Wood,

Alexander Wood, of Burncroft, co. Perth, became heir, in
lineal succession, upon the failure of the issue male of his
cousin-german John Wood, Governor of the Isle of Man. He
inherited some property from his mother. He to. 1747, Jean,
dau. of Robert Ramsay, of the Ramsays of Banff; and d.
1778, leaving five sons,

I. Mark (Col. Sir), of Gatton, Surrey, created a bart. 1808 ;
7)1. Rachel, sister of Admiral Sir Charles Dashwood, K.C.B.
and had a dau. Rachel, m. William Joseph Lockwood, Esq.
(see LccKWooD of Bishop's Hall).

II. James Atholl' (Admiral Sir), K.C.B., Knt. and C.B., com-
manded the " Latona " at the taking of Curaeoa, 1807 ;
d. s. p.

III. George (.Major-Gen. Sir), K.C.B. , of Ottershaw Park,
Surrey, m. Oct. 1811, Frances Vic, dau. of John Remington,
Esq. of Barton End, CO. Gloucester, D.L. of that county;
and d. 1824, after a long and honourable service through
the wars in India under Warren Hastings, and Lords
Cornwallis, Wellesley, and Moira, having by her (who d.
at Heath House, near Aldershot, 7 March, 1860, aged 71)
had issue,

1 George, his heir, who s. to the representation of his
family, at the decease, without issue, of his cousin. Sir
Mark Wood, the 2nd bart.

1 Frances Mary, to. the Kev. Horatio Montagu, M.A.,
youngest son of M. Montagu, Esq., and Anne Katherine
his wife, eldest dau. of the Hon. Henr> Hobart, M.P. (see
Burke's I'eerage, Buckinghamshire, E.).

2 Georgiana, m. 11 July, 1835, Aden, Lord George Paulet,
C.B., 3rd son of the 13th Marquis of Winchester.

IV. Andrew, Lieut. R.N., d. s. p. 1787.

V. Thomas, Capt. Madras Engineers, m. Mary, dau. of Sir
Eccles Nixon, C.B., and d. 1798, leaving issue, all of whom
d. s. p.

His grandson,
George Wood, Esq., formerly of Ottershaw Park, Surrey,
[ and late of the Life Guards, considered to be representative

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of tlie ancient family of Wood of Larrjn, co. Fife, 6. 1814; m.
1847, Alexandiina Williamson, dau. oi' Angus lUcLeod, Esq.,
and had issue,

I. Alexander Keith, accidentally drowned, aged 3 years.

II. Andrew George, now of Hawnby.

I. Frances Georgiana. ii. Alexandrina Flora.

Aiim: — Arg., an oak tree eradicated ppr. Crest — A ship
under sail, the especial badge of Wood of Lurfio having been
added to the coat armorial of Sir Andrew Wood, in memory of
his victory over the English fleet in 14S0. Motto — Tutus in

S o<>^— rittleworth, co. Hants ; Hawnby, near Helnisley, co.

Toicn Hcsidcnce—l, Ashley Gardens, S.W.

Wood, Isaac Moeeton, Esq. of Newton Hall,
CO. Chester, b. 1825 ; *. his father in 1865.

liineagre. — Isaac Wood, Esq. of Winsford, and subse-
quently of Newton Hall, co. Chester, h. 1700; m. 21 April,
1766, Jane, eldest dau. of James Moreton, Esq. of Church Hill,
Over, CO. Chester (and heiress of her uncle, Eev. Eobert
Moreton, of Newton Hall, Vicar of Middlewich), whose father,
Edward Moreton, Esq., in. 20 April, 1699, Martha, sister and
sole heiress, in her issue, of Robert Lowe, Esq., D.L. and J. P.
of Newtou Hall, (see Lowe of Shinncwton Hall), and had

I. Isaac, Iiis heir.

II. Robert Moreton, h. April, 1773 ; m. but d. s. 2?. Jan.

I. Mary, d. unm. 1836.

It. Jane, d. uiim. 16 June, 1828.

III. Sarah, m. 22 March, 1802, David Edwards, Esq. of Ed-
monton, CO. Middlesex ; and d. s. p. 11 May, 1S.;S.

IV. Phccbe, d. unm. Dec. 1808.

V. Martha, d. in her infancy, March, 1779.

Mr. Wood d. Aug. 1782, and was s. by his eldest son,

Isaac Wood, Esq. of Newton Hall, b. July, 1768, m. Aug.
1792, Annabella, dau. of Andrew Wilson, M.D. of Newcastle-
■on-Tyne (who survived her husband forty-seven years), and d.
Nov. 1796, having had an only son,

Ven. Isaac Wood, of Newton Hall, Archdeacon of Chester,
and Vicar and Patron of Middlewich, b. 11 May, 1795; ra. 24
May, 1824, Mary, dau. of John Nugent, Esq. of Clay Hill,
Epsom, CO. Surrey (and niece of Jane Mary Nugent, wife of
the Highl Hon. Edmund Burke), and d. 7 June, 18C5, having
liad issue,

I. Isaac Moreton, the present representative.

II. John Nugent, m. Susan, dau. of Samuel Lapham, Esq.,
and has issue,

1 John Nugent. 2 Robert Moreton.

III. Edmund Burke, of Moreton Hall, Chirk, co. Salop, J.P.,
Barrister-at-Law, i. 1829; to. 1861, Elizabeth Sarah, only
dau. and heiress of Stephen Dickin, Esq. of Moreton Hall,
and has three daus.,

1 Mary Stephanie. 2 Lucy Nugent.

3 Gertrude Elizabeth.

IV. Thomas Charles, d. unm. Nov. 1864.

:i. Lucy Annabella. m. 26 May, 1852, Robert Howard, Esq.,
J.P. of Broughton Hall, co. Flint, and has issue.

^rm.'!— Quarterly : 1st and 4th, or, on a pile az., three mart-
lets of the tield, a chief of the second for Wood; 2nd, ar. on a
chev. gu. between three square buckles sa., tongues pendent,
a crescent or, for Moreton; 3rd, gu., two wolves pass. ar. for
Lowe. Crest — A falcon arg. jessed and belled or, standing
upon a lure ppr.

Heat — Newton Hall, near Middlewich, co. Chester.


WooB, Geoege Swinfoed, Esq. of Bodlondeb,
CO. Carnarvon, b. 8 April, 1836 j m. 18 Sept. 1867,
Jr. J. E., dau. of Enoch Gibbon Salisbury, Esq. of
<jrlan Aber, co. Chester, and has issue,

I. Thomas Henry, h. 8 May, 1869.

n. Albert Salisbury, h. 1 April, 1871.

in. Arthur Philip Lomax, b. 29 Oct. 1876.

Liineag'e. — George Wood, of Old Swinf ord, co. Worcester,
■descended from a family long resident In that co., b. 1761, rf.
1821, leaving by Anne, his wife (who was b. 1762, in. 1782, and
d. 1831) a son,

Henry Wood, of Chester, 6. 1802, ra. 1832, Harriet(6. 1810),
dau. of James Lomax, Esq. of Dawstone, co. Chester, and d.
1871, leaving by her (who d. 186.5) issue,

I. George Stinfobd, now of Bodlondeb.

II. Albert, of Bodlondeb, J.P,, D.L., High Sheriff co.

Carnarvon 1884, b. 1838.

I. Mary Anne, to. 12 Sept. 18.'J5, Sir Thomas Gibbons Frost,
Knt. of Dolcorsllwyn, co. Montgomery, and has issue.

Arms — Or, three mullets of six points in bend between two
bendlets nebulce gu. all between three roses of the last. Cre^t
— In front of a mount thereon an oak tree ppr., three bezants.
Motto — Sieut serimus, sic metimus.

Se(ti— Bodlondeb, Conway, North Wales.


Wood, Eichaed IIenrt, Esq., F.S.A., of
TJokcby Grange, co. Warwick, and of Pantglas, co.
Merioneth, J.P. and D.L. for cos. Warwick and
Merioneth, and Hifjh SherifP for the latter county
1889,6. 1820; m. 1854, Elizabeth, dau. of Peter
Hatton, Esq. of Belle Vue, Hartford, co. Chester.
Mr. R. H. Wood is the son of the late Charles Wood,
Esq. of Northen House, who d. 1866, by Catherine
his wife, dau. of M. Rose, Esq. of Northen House,
CO. Chester. Mr. Wood is Patron of the livings
of Ancaster and New Bilton.

Arms— Fer fesse gu. and sa. a lion rampant arg. and in
chief two crosses tau of the last. Crest — A blackamoor's head in
profile, coupcd at the shoulders ppr. wreathed with cinquefoils
or, in front thereof three mascles interlaced fesswise also or.

.svkYs— Hatton, Cheshire, and Pantglas, co. Merioneth.

Club — Conservative, S.W.


Wood, John Gathoene, of Theddcn Grange,
Alton, Hants, J.P. for Hants, b. 17 July, 1839;
m. 1st, 1862, Susan Mary, only dau. of Edward
Pennefather, Esq. of Rathsalla, co. Wicklow, and
by her (who d. 1864) left issue,
I. Evelyn Emily, 6.15 Nov. 1863 ; m. 2 Dec. 1886, Laurence
Hardy, Esq., M.P., younger son of the late Sir John
Hardy, Bart.,and has issue, Arthur Evelyn, b. 9 Aug. 189'!.
u. Edith Susan Mary, 6. 16 Dec. 1864; m. 1892, Rev. F. E.
He m. 2m\lj, 1866, Hon. Mary Atine Hewitt,
eldest dau. of James, 4th Yiscount Lifford, and
has issue,

I. Archibald Henry, b. 13 Feb. 1868.

II. Ernest Gathorne, 6. 19 July, 1869.
iir. Wilfiid Edward, b. 23 May, 1871.

III. Gertrude Mary, &. 2 Feb. 1875.

IV. Mary Millicent, b. 4 Feb. 1880.

Lineage. — John Wood, Esq. cf Thedden Grange, b. 1791 ;
m. 1833, Annis Elizabeth, eldest dau. of John Hardy, Esq.
of Dunstall Hall, co. Stafford, and d. 1 March, 1871, and by
her (who d. 17 Nov. 1861) had issue,

I. John Gathorne, his heir.

II. Charles Frederic, to. 1877, Edith, dau. of B. Tayler, Esq.
Bengal Civil Service, and has two daus.

III. Arthur Hardy, of Ickworth Park, Suffolk, J.P. Hants,
b. 1844; m. 1st, 1871, Annis Matilda, dau. of Charles
Hardy, Esq. of Chilham Castle, Kent, and by her (who (/.
15 Dec. 1879) has five sons. He m. 2ndly, 1885, Constance
Katherine, dau. of Francis Jervoise Ellis Jervoise, Esq. of
Hcrriard Park, and widow of George Francis Marx, Esq. of
Arley Bury.

Arms — Gu. three naked savages ppr., each holding in the
sinister hand a shield arg. charged with a cross tlory gu., and
in the dexter a club resting on the shield of the second, on a
chief invected or, an estoile bctw. two fleurs-de-lis az. Crest —
A naked arm. embowed couped at the shoulder holding a
club all ppr. pendent from the wrist a shield as in the arms.
Motto— Hon ligno cruce.

.■^'cara— Thedden Grange, and Shaldcn Manor, Alton, Hants.

Club — Junior Carlton.


Wood, Geoege William Rayneb, Esq. of
Singleton Lodge, co. Lancaster, J. P., Lieut. -Col.
late 4th Vol. Batt. Manchester Rcgt., b. 23 May,
1851 ; m. 11 Aug. 1886, Margaret, eldest dau. of
David Martineau, Esq. of South Road, Clapham
Park, London (by Sarah his wife, eldest dau. of
Robert Scott, Esq. of Stourbridge and Great Barr),
and has issue.





Humphrey Eayner, b. 18 Nov. 1888.
Dorothy, b. 30 May, 1890.

Liineagre. — Ben/amin Wood, gent, of Northampton, 6.
36 March, 1718; m. 21 May, 1744, Elizabeth, dau. of Robert
■\Viiigreave, of Collingtree, near Northampton, and by her
<whod. 8 Dec. 1748) had a son, William. Mr. Wood d. Sept.
1783, was buried at Castle Hill Chapel, and was s. by his son.

Rev. William Wood, of Leeds, co. York, F.L.S., Minister of
Mill Hill Chapel, there, 6. at Collingtree, 29 May, 1745; m. 29
Sept. 1780, Louisa Anne, dau. of George Gates, Esq. of New-
ton Hall {see Gates of Meanuoodside), and by her had issue,

I. Geobge William, heir to his father.

II. William, b. at Leeds, 4 Aug. 1782; d. unm. April, 1811.

III. Frederick, 6. 3 June, 1784; d. 22 June, 1796.

I. Louisa Ann, m. 26 Nov. 1823, Rev. Samuel Crawford, and
had surviving issue two sons and one dau.,

1 William, b. 8 Nov. 1824.

2 Alexander, 6. 6 March, 1832.
I Jane, 6. 1 June, 1828.

Mr. Wood d. at Leeds, 1 April, 1808 (Mrs. Wood d. 24 Sept.
1806) and was s. by his son,

George William Wood, Esq., M.P., J.P. and D.L., of
Singleton Lodge, co. Lancaster, b. at Leeds, 21 July, 1781 ; m.
22 Nov. 1810, Sarah, eldest dau. of Joseph Gates, Esq. of
Weetwood Hall, co. York, by Elizabeth his wife, eldest dau. of
Joshua Rayncr, Esq. of Leeds, Merchant, and eventually co-
heir, with her sister, Sarah, the wife of William Smithson,
Esq. of Heath, co. York. He d. 3 Oct. 1843 (Mrs. Wood d. 27
July, 1864), and was s. by his only child,

William Eayner Wood, Esq., J.P. and D.L. of Singleton
Lodge, CO. Lancaster, b. 26 Aug. 1811 ; m. 1st, 23 Aug. 1841,
Sarah Jane, dau. of James McConnel, Esq. of Manchester,
and by her (who d. 10 Nov. 1867) had a son,

t. George William Katner, now of Singleton Lodge.
Mr. Wood m. 2ndly, 1 Aug. 1871, Isabel Theophila Charlotte,
dau. of Rev. Henry Duntze, M.A., by Frances, 4th dau. of
the Very Rev. Joseph Palmer, D.D., Dean of Cashel, niece of
Mary, Marchioness of Thoraond, and great-niece of Sir Joshua
Eeynolds, and by her had issue,

II. Algernon Cockburn, 6. 26 July, 1874.
I. Caroline Isabel.

Mr. Wood d. 20 Aug. 1884, and was s. by his eldest son,
George William Rayner, now of Singleton Lodge.

Aritu — Arg., on a chief sa. an open Bible ppr. clasped or,
■between two mUl-rinds, of the first. Crest — A boar passant
reguardant sa., collared, chained and hoofed or, before a tree
ppr. Motto — Civil and religious liberty.

Seat — Singleton Lodge, near Manchester.


Wood, Aethub Herbert Edwaed, Esq. of
I^ewbold Eevel, co. Warwick, b. 1 April, 1870 ; m.
1893, Mary Olive, dau. of Bevil Granville, Esq. of
AVcUes bourne, co. Warwick {see that family).

Lineage.— Enoch Wood, Esq. of Burslem, co. Stafford, 6.
31 Jan. 1759 : m. 10 Dec. 1780, Anne Bourne, of Newcastle,
CO. Stafford, and by her (who d. 28 June, 1841) had issue. He
<l. 17 Aug. 1840. His 3rd son,

Edward Wood, Esq. of Newbold Eevel, co. Warwick, J.P.
D.L., High Sheriff co. Warwick, 1869, 6. 9April, 1796 ; in. 1st,
19 March, 1831, Sarah, dau. of Thomas Slater, Esq. of Nut
Bank, co. Lancaster, who d. 8 July, 1843 ; and 2ndly, 15 April,
1845, Elizabeth, dau. of James Scholfield, Esq. of Middleton,
CO. Lancaster, by whom he had,

Edward Herbert, of Kaasay, co. Inverness, his heir.
Mr. Wood d. 1882, and was s. by his son,

Edward Herbert Wood, Esq. of Eaasay, Isle of Raasay,
CO. Inverness, and Newbold Eevel, co. Warwick, J.P.
and D.L. for co. Inverness, and J.P. co. Warwick, Capt.
AVarwickshire Yeomanry Cavalry, educated at Eton and Ch.
Ch. Oxford, 6. Get. 1847 ; m. June, 1869, Evelyn Anne, dau.
of Major-Gen. Valiant, and had issue,

I. Arthor Herbert Edward, now of Newbold Revel.

n. John Lookhan, b. 16 Dec. 1871.

III. Ronald Beaumont.

1. Evelyn Cicely. ii. Mary Ethel.

III. Constance Islay. iv. Helen Grace.

Capt. Wood d. in 1885.

Armi — Per fess. or and sa., a wolf ramp., counterchanged
between two trees, eradicated, in chief, ppr. Crai — A demi-

lion, ramp. ar. semee of buckles, sa., the sinister paw resting
on a shield, also sa., charged with a wolf's head, erased, also
ar. Motto — Virtute et labore.

Scats — Isle of Raasay, Skye, co. Inverness : and Newbold
Revel, Rugby, co. Warwick.


Wood, Heebebt Howoeth, Esq. of The White-
bouse, CO. Hereford, J.P. and D.L., M.A. St. John's
Coll. Oxon, h. 2 May, 1834 ; m. 1 Aug. 1867, Alice
Wyatt, youngest dau. of Samuel Carrington, Esq.
of Cheltenham, and has (with six younger sons),

I. William Howorth, b. 21 Aug. 1868.

II. Ernest Hardwick. iii. Herbert Audley.
I. Louisa Frances Hasleden. ii. Eveline Alice.

III. Mary Agnes.

Lineage.— William AVood, Esq., J.P. and D.L., 6. 18

Oct. 1758, son of Nicholas Wood, and Anne Seward his wife
(who was sister of William Seward, LL.D., founder's kin
Fellow of St. John's Coll. Oxon, and dau. of Gregory Seward,
whose mother, Elizabeth Smyth, derived, through the families
of Buckley, Hereford, and Sturmy, from Kybble White, grand-
father of Sir Thomas White, Founderof St. John's Coll. Oxon),
m. Frances, only child of Herbert Haselden, Esq., by Mary
his wife, dau. of Samuel Benbow, Esq., nephew of the gallant
Admiral Benbow, and grand-dau. of Robert Haselden, Esq.,*
by Magdalen his wife, eldest dau. and co-heir of Herbert
Howorth, Esq. of The Whitehouse. The issue of the marriage
of Mr. Wood with the dau. of Herbert Haselden was one son
and six daus.,

AViLLiAM Seward, of the Whitehouse.

Anne Seward, m. Richard Thomas Barra, Esq.

Emmaliue, ni. Eev. Morgan Jones.

Mary. Frances Sarah.

Elizabeth Caroline.

Herberta Magdalen, m. Henry Jones Jenkyns, Esq.
Mr. Wood d. 8 March, 1833. The only son,

William Seward Wood, Esq. of The Whitehouse, J.P., i.
his father 8 March, 1833; vi. 1 Aug. 1833, Mary Anne, only
dau. and heir of Jonathan Hardwick, Esq. of Lulham, and had

Herbert Howorth, now of Whitehouse.
Marianne Elizabeth.
Sarah Frances.
HecZ. 11 April, 1862.

Arms — Or, a cross-crosslet gu. Creit — A cubit arm erect
vested or, cuffed arg., holding in the hand ppr. a cross-crosslet
gu. Motto — Credo cruce Christi.

Seat — The Whitehouse, Vowchurch, co. Hereford.


Wood, Mrs. Ellen Maegaeet, of Osmington,
Dorsetshire, dau. of the late James Clerk Patison,
Esq., m. 1883, as his 3rd wife, Edwaed Atktns
Wood, Esq. of Osmington House, J.P. and D.L.,
Major Dorsetshire Militia, who d. s. p. 1892.

Lineage. — Robert Serrell Wood, Esq. of Osmington
House, ni. Anne, dau. of Thomas Gilbert, Esq. of Bathwick,
Somerset, and d. 18 Dec. 1815, having had issue.

Rev. Robert Serrell Wood, of Osmington House, who m.
Caroline, dau. of Edward Atkyns Bray, Esq. of Tavistock,
Devon, and by her had issue,
Robert Serrell, of Osmington, m. and d. in America, leav-
ing issue, Jefferson Serrell, now of Osmington House,
Major Border Regt., 6. 6 March, 1850, m. 1 June, 1889, Lina
Margaret, elder dau. of Sir Randal Howland Roberts, Bart,
of Britfieldstown, co. Cork; Emily, deceased; Virginia;
Gertrude, deceased.
Edward Atkyns, of whom presently.
Caroline, m. Harry Tonkin, Esq. of Pamfleet, Devon.
Emily, d. young.

Harriett, m. Itev. John Edward Kempe, Rector of St.
James's, Piccadilly, London, and d. leaving issue.

The younger son,

Edward Atkyns Wood, Esq. of Osmington House, J. P.,
D.L., late Major Dorset Militia, b. 1810 ; m. 1st, July, 1834,

* Bobebt Haselden, Esq. of Over Hulton, co. Lancaster,
had, by Magdalen Howobth his wife, three sons, Herbert,
m. Mary Benbow, and had an only child, Frances, in., as in
the text, William Wood, Esq.; Bartholomew, d. s. p. i. ; and
William, who had one son.

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Frances Maria Pale, elder dau. of Col. Hervey Smith, of
Aspley House, Woburn, Beds ; "Jndly, May, 1859, Anna
Isabella, elder dau. of Kev. James Grasett, Rector of Edwin-
Loch, Herts, and 3rdly, Oct. 1SS3, Ellen Margaket (now of
Osiiiinston), elder dau. of the late James Clerk Patison, Esq.
of Belfast, and d. s. p. 1892.

Stat — Osminirton, Weymouth.

Mtsidencc — Hinton House, Christchurch, Hants.


Wood, Eichard, Esq. of Driffield, and The Ecd
House, Eobin Hood's Bay, co. York, b. 29 Juue,
1820 ; educated at St. Thomas' Hospital, London,
and at the University of Edinburgh, graduated as
]\r.D. of the University of St. Andrew, 1842,
M.E.C.S. Eng. 1860, L.S.A. London, IBJl, iVIedieal
Officer of Health, &c., Senior Phjsician to the
Driffield and East Eiding Cottage Hospital.

Lineage. — According to Lower's Falronymica Brituii-
nka, the Wood families are undoubtedly of Anglo-Saxon
origin, the surname occurring as early as Domesday Book in
the form of De Silva, and as de la Wodb in the Hundred
Rolls. One of the earliest records of the Woods of Poppleton
is to be found in the De Banco Rolls, as William le Wode dc
Nether Poppleton, ^Oiip. 22 Edwakd III. (a.d. 1349). Fioni
Parish registers and other deeds, we gather that this was a
yeoman family possessed of land in the parishes of Poppleton
and Hessay, co. York, where they have been resident for some
generations. Though it would appear that the de la Wode
family originally sprang from Almonbury, near Leeds, 1200,
the ancient escutcheon of whom is still to be found in the
church of this parish, namely a shield sa. on a benu arg.
three fleurs-de-lis of the field.

Matthew Wood, yeoman, of Cattal, in the parish of Hun-
singore, near Wctherley, co. York, b. circa 1G70, and was bur.
3 May, 1744, leaving by Mary his wife (bur. 15 May, 1744),
with other issue,

Biehard, bapt. 29 April, 1693.

Matthew, bapt. 17 March, 1693.

George, of whom we treat.
The youncest son,

George Wood, yeoman, of Hessay and Nether Poppleton,
nearY'ork, bapt.atHunsingore, 11 Sept. 1705 ; bur. 9 Sept. 1764
(will proved in Y'ork, 28 Sept. 1765). He m. 1st, 21 Jan. 1731-2,
Margaret Barton, and by her (who was bur. 28 March, 1V41)
had issue,

I. Matthew, bapt. 31 Oct. 1733; m. 1764, Mary Jacques.

n. John, bapt. 20 July, 1737; bur. 24 April, 1741.

iir. George, bapt. 5 Xov. 1738.

I. Ann, bapt. 16 April, 1732.

II. Helen, bapt. 16 April, 1736; m. Thomas Cartwright, of
Nether Poppleton, son of John Cartwright, of Ilufforlh.

III. Elizabeth, bapt. 27 Jan. bur. 8 Feb. 1739-40.

He rd. 2ndly, 20 June, 1742, Sarah, dau. of John Mawson,

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