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Dec. 1823,
m. 1st, 1856, his cousin, Sarah Ellen, 2iid dau. of W. Cole,
Esq., and d. 1859, leaving an only child Isabel Hervey, of
Irnham Park, co. Lincoln, m. 18s9, to Capt. John Wolrige-
Gordou (sec 'Wolrige-Gordon). Tlie 2nd son,

Samuel Woodhouse, of Norley Hall, co. Ciiester, m. 1816,
Martha, dau. of Louis Anthony Gordon, Esq. of Loudon, and
by her (who d. 10 May, 1840) had issue,

I. Samuel, his heir.

II. John George, Burghill Court, co. Hereford, J. P. and
D L., b. 1823, iii. 1st, 1849, Mary Frances, dau. of Robert
Harden, Esq. of Harrybrook, co. Armagh, and by her (who
d. 1857) had issue, F' ranees Harden. He m. 2ndly, 1860,
Elinor Luce, dau. of John Drinkwater, Esq. of Moor Piatt,
Liverpool, and by her had, 1 John Gordon, b. 16 Feb. 1872 ;
2 Elinor Drinkwater ; 3 Martha Gordon. He d. 1SS9.

I. Anne, m. Nov. 1843, Lionel Reade Place, Esq., Lieui. E.N.
who d. May, 1854, leaving issue.

II. Mary, in. April, 1858, James Hardy Macrae, Esq., Liver-
pool (who d. 6 April, 1874), leaving issue.

Mr. Woodhouse d. 23 Fob. 1834, and was s. by his elder son,

Samuel Woodhouse, Esq. of Norley Hall, J. P., D.L., High
Sherifl 1869, b. 28 Sept. 1821, m. 20 April, 1844, Eliza, dau. of
Henry Thornton Mostyn, Esq. of 47th Regt., M.D., by Cecilia
Susanna Forbes his wife, and had issue,

I. Samuel Henry, now of Norley Hall.

II. F' rede rick William, of Holborough Court, h. 15 April, 2849,
111. 22 .Sept. 1874, Constance, dau. of Robert Mason, Esq.
of Liverpool.

III. Arthur Lionel, 6. 27 Sept. and d. 27 Nov. 1854.

IV. George .Mostyn, b. 15 July, 1857, d. 14 March, 1858.

V. John Forbes, 6, 30 April, 1859.

VI. Edward Mostyn, b. 5 March, 1862, Capt. Rifle Brigade.

VII. Alfred Gordon, b. 12 Oct. 1863, d. 2 July, 1864.

VIII. Arthur Lionel, b. 30 June, ls66.

I. Eliza Frances, 6. 18 Aug. 1840, d. 13 Feb. 1865.

II. Emily Mostyn. iii. Alice.
IV. Cecilia Maud.

Mr. Woodhouse d. 17 June, 1892.

Arms — Per pale or and gu. two chevronels encr. between
three cinquefoils all counter-changed. Crest — A demi-griffin
f egreant holding between the paws an arrow point downwards.
Motto — Virtus in arduis.

Seat— Norley Hall, Frodsham, co. Chester.


WooDiwiss, George, Esq. of Hazelwood, eo.
Somerset, J.P., b. 1857, m. 1884, Edith Ellen, dau.
of George Cay, Esq., by his wife Eebecca Ellen,
dau. of T. Walker, Esq. of Derby, and lias issue,

Gilbert George, b. 1890.

Lilla, b. 1885.

Flora, b. 1886.

Liineage. — George Woodiwiss, Esq. of Dufficld, co.
Derby, m. Dorothy, dau. of James Bunting, Esq. of Derby,
and d. 1866, leaving issue a son.

Sib Abraham Woodiwiss, of the Pastures, co. Derby, J.P.,
CO. Derby, Mayor, 1880-2, in. Emma, dau. of Newton Wright,
Esq. of Crick, co. Derby, and by her had issue,

I. Abraham, of The Field, co. Derby, J. P., Alderman and
ex-Mayor for Derby, 6. 1852, 7n. a dau. of the late Thomas
Swingler, Esq. of Derby, and has a son, Abraham, and two

II. Alfred, m. Queenie, only dau. of Norfolk Jackson, Esq.
of York, and d. leaving issue, two sons and a dau.

III. George, now of Hazelwood,

IV. Henry, d. unm.

V. Samuel, of Sedgcniore, East Finchley, had issue, a son.

VI. Isaac Newton, of Tamworth House, Duffield, co. Derby,
m. Maud, dau. of the late A. Dyer, Esq. of Derljy.

VII. Edwin Sydney, of Hill Place, Upminster, Essex, to.
Constance, dau. of Dr. Carter Wigg, of London, and has
issue, a dau., b. March, 1894.

I. Mary, m. J. J. J. Barstow, Esq. of The Lodge, Wcston-
super-lilare, J. P. co. Somerset, and hasi.-:sue, four daus.

II. Emma, to. W. B. Robotham, Esq. of Derby, and has issae»
three daus.

Sir A. Woodiwiss rf. 1884.
/Secii— Hazelwood, Bath.


WooDLEY, James, Esq. of Halslianger, Devon,
J.P. and D.L., b. 28 Dec. 1821 ; m. 17 Sept. 1874,
Mary, dau. of Joseph Salkeld, Esq. of 14, Upper
Woburn Place, Eiissell Square, London, by Mary
liis 1st wife, dau. of Thomas Batley, Esq. of Tlioi'iJe,

Lineage.— John Woodley, Esq. of Tcdbum St. Mary,
CO. Devon, d. 1438, and was ancestor of three brothers (5th
in descent from him), Ralph, of Buckland Ashburton, bur. in
Buckland Church 1593, leaving daus. only; Baldwin, left^
issue, now extinct ; Peter, of whom we treat. The 3rd brother,

Peter Woodley, Esq. of Ilsington and Halslianger, in the
same co., the fifth in descent, d. 1589, and left, with other
issue, a son,

James Woodlet, Esq. of Halshanger, 7n. 1578, Margaret
Pomcroy, and had, with a dau. Elizabeth, eight sons, i. Peter,
his heir, 6. 1578, d. s. ji. ; ii. Richard, d, 1580; iii. Walter,
d. 1582; IV. Thomas, d. 1583; v. Hugh, carried on the line;
VI. Edward; vil. John; viii. Arthur. He was s. by his
eldest son,

Peter Woodley, Esq. of Halshanger, who d. s. ii., and was
s. by his brother,

Hugh Woodley, Esq. of Halshanger. He was b. 1584, m.
and had a son, Peter, 6. 1629 ; 'ui. 1657, Susanna, dau. of
Walter Yarde, Esq., by whom (who d. 1660) he left at hia
decease, 1062, a son, Peter. Hugh Woodley d. in 1607, and
was s. by his grandson,

Peter AVoodley, Esq. of Halshanger, 6. 1658 ; to. 1683,
Mary, dau. of John Fownes, Esq. of Whitley, co. Devon, and
had, with other issue,

Peter Woodley, Esq. of Halshanger, ra. Elizabeth, dau. of
Giles Lake, Esq. of Brixham, co. Devon, by whom (who d.
751) he left at his decease, 1737, a son,

Petor Woodley, Esq. of Halshanger, 6. 1719, to. Susanna,
dau. of Robert Abraham, Esq. of Wclstor, co. Devon, by whom
(who d. 1794) he had, with other issue, two sons, i. Peteb
(Rev.), his heir; ii. James, who s. his brother. Had. 1771,
and was s. by his eldest son,

Peter Woodley (Rev.), of Halshanger, 6. 1750; m. 1780,
Frances, dau. of John Adams, Esq. of Minehead, co. Somerset,
and d. s. yt. 1787, when he was s. by his brother,

James Woodley, Esq. of Halshanger, b. 1759; m. 1814,
Jane, dau. of William Tickell, Esq., by JIary, his wife, dau. of
Francis Newbery, Esq. of London, by whom he had one soa
and three daus.,

I. James, now of Halshanger. ^





I. Mary, m. John Phillips, Esq. of Broomborough House,
Totnes, co. Devon, who d. s. p. 1865.

II. Susanna Abraham, d. 1891.

in. Jane Frances, m. George Gaunter, Esq. of Ashburton,
CO. Devon (who rf. 1876), and d. 1893, having had issue, 1
George Caunter, d. unm. 1887 ; 1 Fanny Gaunter, ra. 1877,
H. Mallaby Firth, Esq. of Ashburton, and has, Cecil Mallaby
Firth, 6. 5 July, 1878; Ralph Woodley Firth, b. 25 Sept.
1879; Dorothy Maiy Firth, b. 25 Nov. 1880 ; Lilian Firth,
b. 9 April, 1884.

Mr. Woodley d. 1839.

jSecK— Halshanger, Ashburton, Devon.


Woodman-Hastings, Waeeen Hastings, Esq.
of Stubb Hill, CO. Gloucester, J. P., cos. Worcester
and Gloucester, fornierly Capt. in tlie Royal Wiir-
temburg Cavalry, h. 22 Oct. 1816; m. 30 July, 1853,
Annette, dau. of William Henry Townsend, Esq.
and lias had issue,

I. Warren Hastings, b. 4 April, d. 7 May, 18G1.

II. Milo Warren, 6. 26 March, d. 7 April, 1869.

1. Marian Gharlotte Amelia, b. 9 Nov. 1854, m. 10 July,
1877, Rev. W. Sanday, M.A., D.D., LL.D.

u. Eva Frances Annette, 6. 20 Jan. 1858, in. 28 Nov. 1888,
Eev. Frederick Ray Wansbrough, M.A., Vicar of
Bunvardsley, and Chaplain to Lord Tollemache.

in. Georgina Hastings, b. 8 Aug. 1865, m. 7 Aprfl, 1891,
Rev. Joseph Rushton Shortt, M.A., Lecturer at Durham

IV. Annette Maud, b. 28 Jan, 1872.

Mr. W. H. Woodman assumed the name of
Hastings in addition to his own, in 1867. His
grandfather, John Woodman, ?». about 1740,
Ann, dau. of Eev. Penyston Hastings and sister of
Waeeen Hastings, Esq. and had issue, a son.
Ret. Thomas Baetholomew Woodman, Preben-
dary of York, m. 22 July, 1811, Louise, dau. of
Baron Chapuset, of Stuttgart, and d. 30 May, 1825,
leaving by her, who d. 25 April, 1812, an only
surviving son, Waeeen Hastings, his heir.
Residence. — Shuthonger Manor House, Tewkesbury.


WooDMASs, Montagu, Esq. of Compstall, co.
Chester, J.P., JM.A., Trin. Coll. Cambridge, called
to the Bar at the Inner Temple, 1S61, b. 20 June,
1834; m. 12 Feb. 18P7, Edith Alice, dau. of
George Andrew, Esq. of Ernecroft, Compstall, J. P.,
cos. Chester and Derby and D.L. co. l)erby, and
has issue,

I. Montagu George Ekskine, 6. 1 Nov. 1871.

II. Cecil Harry, b. 1 Jlay, 1873.

III. John, b. 27 April, 1875.

IV. Kenrick Talbot, b. 31 May, 1877.

V. Robert Walter, 6.22 June, 1S81.

I. Edith Ellen, •/;;. 1890, Gilbert Hyde Lees, Esq. of Pickhill
Hall, Wrexham.

II. Gertrude Elizabeth.

Lineage. — Robert Woodmass, Esq. of Barnton House,
CO. Wilts, descended from a familly originally resident on the
east coast of the co. York, d. 1820, leaving by Anne Boyd,
his wife, a son,

Charles Woodmass, Esq. of Avonhurst, co. Warwick, J. P.,
7)!. 29 Aug, 1883, Hon. Harriet Erskine, dau. of David Montagu,
2nd Lord Erskine, and d. 26 March, 1863, leaviflg by her
(who d. 19 Nov. 1855),

I. Montagu, now of Compstall.

II. Cecil.

Arms — Ar., an oak tree eradicated ppr. fructed or, between
two cross crosslets in fess gu. Crest— In front of an oak tree
eradicated ppr. fructed or, a cross-crossiet gu.

Scat — Compstall, Stockport, co. Chester.


Woods, Edwaed Hamilton, Esq. of Milverton,
CO. Dublin, J.P. and D.L. co. Dublin, High Sheriff
1883, J.P. CO. Meath, High Sheriff 1888, B.A.

Christ's College,Cambridge, late Lieut. Royal Meat.
Militia, b. 7 April, 1847 : m. 30 April, 1879, Kathe-
rine Margaret, 4th dau. of the late Capt. Richard
Everard, of Randlestown, co. Meath, by his wife, x
Mathilde Arabella, dau. of le Marquis d'Amboise, \
and by her, who d. 16 March, 1894, has had issue,

I. Edward Geokge, 6. 25 Jan. 1880.

II. Arthur Hans Hamilton, 6. 28 Feb. 1881; d. 7 May,

III. Reginald Everard, 6. 5 March, 1883.

IV. Charles John, b. 28 June, 1884.

I. Kathleen May Ethel, d. 28 Oct. 1882.

II. Violet Amy. ui. Eileen Sylvia.

Lineage. — John Woods, Esq. of Yorkshire ancestry, who>
went to Ireland on military service at the time of the Revo-
lution, 7)1. Isabella Bruce, and had a son,

Thomas Woods, Esq. of Kilmeagt;c, co. Kildare, who m,
Margaret O'Hara, and had issue,

George, of whom hereafter.

Mr. Thomas Woods d. 9 Aug. 1745, and was s. by his Eon,

George Woods, Esq. of Dunshaughlin, co. Meath, and
of the city of Dublin, m. 22 Dec. 1737, Mary, dau. and
co-heiress of John Hugan, Esq. of Buddore, co. Dnblin (by
Isabella his wife, dau. of Cornelius Hamlin Esq.), and by her
(who d. 18 Feb. 1778) had issue,

I. John, who s. him.

II. Thomas, of Great Meadow, Isle of Man, and The Bolies,
CO. Meath, formerly Jlidshipman H.M.S. " Centaur," after-
wards Capt. 58th Regt., served throughout the sieges of
(.Quebec, ttie Havannah, and Gibraltar; b. 13 May, 1743 ; m.
1st, Elizabeth, dau. of Capt. Maxwell, of The Carabiniers,
and by her (who d. 2 Jan. 1785) had George Augustus Max-
well, 6. 29 Nov. 1784, rf. March, 1786. He w. 2nily,
Charlotte, eldest dau. and co-heiress of Richard Ambrose
Stephenson, Esq. of Balladoole, Isle of Man, and by her
(who d. 30 July, 1838) had, with other issue, George
Augustus, Lieut. R.M., m. 1st, 22 June, 1816, Anna Maria,
eldest dau. of Rev. William Coney, and had, with other
issue, William Baring, who assumed the name of Steven-
son (see Stevenson of Balladooie). He m. 2ndly, 28 Nov.
1839, Charlotte Heptinstall, of Egbaston, and d. 4 April,

III. George, R.N., 6. 8 July, 1752 ; d. 6 March, 1784.

I. Catherine, b. 6 Nov. 1739 ; m. 20 April, 1776, Richard
Cooban Carr, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, and left issue, one-
son, George.

II. Maria Isabella, b. 22 Jan. 1741; vi. May, 1782, William»
Barry, Esq. of Reynoldstown, co. Dublin, and left issue.

III. Hester, b. Nov. 1744; d. unm. 31 May, 1769.

IV. Elizabeth, 6. 23 June, 1747; d.un/n.

V. Harriet, 6. 23 June, 1747: d. 31 Oct. 1747.

Mr. George Woods d. 30 May, 1781, and was «. by his eldest

John Woods, Esq., of Winter Lodge, co. Dublin, 6. 2 Nov.
1738 ; 771. 31 March, 1783, Hannah, eldest surviving dau. and
co-heiress of Joshua Warren, Esq. of Galtrim, co. Meath (who
was descended in a direct line from Edward III), by his wife,
Frances Coddington, of Turvcy, co. Dublin, and by her (who
d. 16 March, 1829, aged 71) had issue,

I. George, his heir.

I. Maria, b. 29 Dec. 1783; m. 1 June, 1807, Richard Maun-
sell, Esq. of Oakley Park, co. Kildare, and had issue. She
d. 2 March, 1850.

II. Frances, b. 13 March, 1785; d. unm. 22 April, 1806.

III. Hannah, 6. 2 May, 1791 ; d. 23 April, 1803.

Mr. John Woods d. 7 Jan. 1826, aged 88, and was s. by his
only son,

George Woods, Esq. of Milverton Hall, co. Dublin, J.P. co.
Dublin, High Sheriff 1821-22, b. 1 Aug. 1786; m. 7 Jan. 1812,
Sarah, eldest dau. of Hans Hamilton, Esq. of Abbotstown, co,
Dublin (M.P. for that co. for 30 years), by his first wife^
Sarah, dau. of Joshua Lynam, Esq., and by her (who d. 10
June, 1829, aged 37) had issue,

I. John, b. 10 June, 1813 ; d. 9 May, 1819.

II. Hans Hamilton, who «. him.

III. George, b. 18 Jan. 1816 ; d. 5 Sept. 1836.

I. Sarah Jane, m. 4 July, 1843, George Augustus Rochfort-
Boyd, Esq. of Mirtdleton Park, co. Westmeath, J.P. and
D.L., CO. Westmeath, and had issue. He rf. 18 Sept. 1887.

II. Hannah Maria. in. Frances Sophia.
I v. Jane Law, rf. young, 24 Oct. 1824.

Mr. George Woods rf. 6 Sept. 1876, aged 90, and was i. by his
only surviving son,

Hans Hamilton Woods, Esq. of Whitestown House, and
Milverton Hall, co. Dublin, J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff co.
Dublin 1854, and J.P. co. Meath, High Sheriff co. Meath 1851,





f22 Oct. 1814; m. 16 June, 1840, Louisa Catherine, 3rd dau.
jf the Hon. and Kev. Edward Taylor, of Ardgillaii Castle, co.
Publin (4th son of Thomas, 1st Earl of Bective, and brother
of the 1st Marquis of Hoadfort), hy his wife Marianne, eldest
dau. of the Hon. Richard St. Leger, son of the 1st Viscount
Doneraile, and by her had issue,
I. George John, late Lieut. 13th Hussars and Slst Regt., of

Builth, CO. Brecon, b. 27 Dec. 1842; d. 25 May, 1685.
u. Edward Hamilton, now of Slilverton.
ui. Wamn St. I-eger, of ^Yhitcstown House, and Winter
Lodse, CO. Dublin^ J. P., M.A., Trinity College, Dublin, 6.
4 Feb. 1849.

IV. Hans Charles Maunsell, Major Eoval Artillery, 6. 29
Dec. 1850; served in the Egyptian war of 18S2 and was
present at the battle of Tel-el-Kebir (medal with clasp and
Khedive's bronze star).

V. Kichard Taylor, J. P., co. Mcath, Lieut. Cth batt. Lcinster
Eeu't., 6. 4th July, 1855.

I. Marianne Sarah.

II. Louisa Harriet, m. 10 Aug. 1865, Lieut. -Col. Henry Robert
Garden, of Eishmoyne, co. Tipperaiy, late 77th Ilegt., J. P.
and D.L. co. Tipperary, and has issue. He <i. 15 Dec.

Mr. Hans Hamilton Woods d. 12 June, 1879, aged 64.

Arms — Or, on a mount in base, an oak tree, acorned, ppr.,
(Quartering Hcgan and Warben. Crest— A demi-woodman,
with an ouk slip in his hand, il/o((o— Fortis in procelli.

^,(,;s_5Iilverton Il.all, Skerries, co. Dublin. (7, .i«— Junior
Carlton; Sackville Street, and Kildare Street, Dublin; Royal
St. George's Yacht Club, Kingstown.


Woods, William, Esq. of Warnford Pavk,
Hants, b. 2 Dec. lSu5, educated at Harrow and
Trinity College Cambridge, B.A. 1877, Major
Hant-s' Yeomanry Cavalry, m. 20 Sept. 1S79,
Emma Agnes, dau. of Sir Edmund Samuel Hayes,
3rd bart. of Drumboe Castle, co. Donegal, and has

I. Charles Henet, 5. 17 June, 1881.

II. Edmund William^ h. 6 Jan. 1886.

Lineag-e.— This family, originally of Preston, has been
settled at Wigan for more than a century.

William Woods, of Wigan, son of William Woods, who
removed from Preston, and marrying at Wigan settled there ;
Id. also at Wigan, Catherine Edge, and had a numerous issue.
One of the younger sons,

William Woods, of Wigan, &. 5 March, 1770 ; m. 25 Nov.
181G, Elizabeth, dau. of Jonathan Marsden, Esq. of Wigan,
and d. 28 April, 1841, leaving issue,

Henkt, late of Warnford Park.

Jonathan Marsden, b. 10 July, 1822 ; d. 17 Aug. 1825.

Catherine, d. Jan. I88'.i.

Elizabeth, d. 17 July, 18G9.

Alice, d. April, 1841. Helen, d. 1862.

Mr. Woods introduced weaving by steam into Wigan, and d.
'28 April, 1841, and was s. by his eldest son,

He.vbt Woods, Esq. of Warnford Park, co. Southampton,
J.P. and D.L. for Lancaster, M.P. for Wigan 1857 to 1874, b.
11 Dec. 1822 ; to. 1st, 1854, Hannah, only child of Charles
Hindley, Esq., M.P. for Ashton-under-Lyne, co, Lancaster,
1832-59, and by her (who d. 12 July, 1657) had issue,

I. William, his heir.

I. Caroline, d. 22 June, 1859.
He m. 2ndly, 29 March, 1864, Henrietta Mary, 5th dau. of
Ashurst Turner Gilbert, D.D., Bishop of Chichester, and by
her had issue. He d. 16 May, 18S2. — Arg., a chevron nebuly gu. guttee d'eau between
three martlets sa. Crests— A staff raguly fesswifie sa. thereon
a maitlet wings elevated of the last guttee d'eau. ilutto —
Labore et perseveiantia.

g(at — Warnford Park, Bishop's Waltham, Whitley Hall,

Ktiideixce—Z, Whitehall Court, London, S.W.

I. Robert, his heir, 6. 17 Dec. 1877.

I. Mary Ophelia.

II. Katharine Isabel.

liineag-e.— Robert Woodward, Esq., of Arley Castle,
2nd son of William Woodward, Esq. of the Manor House,
Birlingham, co. Worcester (who d. 7 Dec. 1842), by Mary his
wife, dau. of Robert Smith, Esq. of Crowle, and grandson of
William Woodward, Esq. of the Manor House, Birlingham
(who d. 1787) by Sarah his wife, s. under an arrangement
with his elder brother William, to the family estate at Birling-
ham in 1843, and acquired by purchase, while residing at
Liverpool as a merchant, other landed estates in Birlingham,
Ripple, and Bredon, co. Worcester, and the Arley Castle
estate, co. Stafford, in 1852, the property of the Earls of
Mountnorris. He had five brothers and one sister, i. William
(elder brother), 6. 1800; m. 31 Jan. 1833, and had issue three
sons and three daus., he d. 19 April, 1876; ii. Thomas, 6.
1804, VI. 1st, 1830, and 2nd!y, 1864, by his 1st marriage he
had one son, and by his 2nd two sons and one dau. ; iii.
Francis, h. 1805, to. ist, 1837, and 2ndly, 1852, by his 1st
marriage he liad three sons and one dau., and by his 2nd
one dau.; he d. 4 Nov. 1856 ; iv. Joseph, h. 1807, m. 1843,
and has issue two sons and five daus. ; v. George, b. 1809, ra.
18:J9, and had issue, one son, he d. 26 Dec. 1859 ; i. Mary, d.
unm. 25 Aug. 1856. Mr. Woodward was J.P.; 6. 15 March,
1801 ; TO. 16 May, 1839, Mary, youngest dau. of William Hall,
Esq. of Ryall's Court, Ripple, co. Worcester, and had issue,

I. Robert, now of Arley Castle.

II. William Alexander (Rev,), b. 8 March, 1842; m. 1 June,
1809, Blary Cecilia, 2nd dau. of the late Eev. AUeyne Fitz-
Herbert, of Warsop, and has issue,

1 Helen Blary. 2 Ethel Cecilia.

3 Winifred Grace. 4 A veril Alexandra.

III. Alfred, Lieut. 12th Regt, 6. 11 July, 1843; d. at sea, 15
July, 1867.

IV. Charles James, 6. 1 April, 1845; m. 9 June, 1875,
Isabella, youngest dau. of the liev. Alexander Stewart,
M.A., Rector of Liverpool.

V. Herbert Hall (liev.), M.A. Corpus Christi Coll. Oxford, 6.
13 Jan. 1847.

I. Edith Mary.

Ue d. 1SS2.

^r»!-9— 'Vert, five oak-leaves in saltire or. Crest — A dexter
arm enibowed in armour holding a falchion all ppr.
^eal — Arley Castle, near Bewdley.


WoouwABD, E.OBEET, Esq. of Arley Castle, co.
Stafford, and The Manor House, Eirlingham, Per-
sliore, CO. Worcester, M.A. Exeter Coll. Oxford,
Harrister-at-Law, J.P. for cos. Stafford and Wor-
cester, b. 17 Feb. 1840; m. 29 April, 1874, Mary
Jane, eldest dau. of Dawson William Turner,
D.C..L of Toxtetli Lodge, Liverpool, and has issue,


Woodward, Eobekt, Esq., C.B., of Hopton
Court, Salop, Eear Admiral (Retired) E.N., b. 7
Nov. 1833 ; m. 1870, Mary Eate, dau. of William
L. Boxer, Esq. of Jamaica, and has issue,

I. Robert Stopford.

II. Walter Egerton.

III. George Calthorpe.

Lineag'e. — This family was seated at Shavington, in the
parish of Standish, co. Lancaster, 22 Henry 'VIII., as appears
from the Heralds' 'Visitation of 1664.

AuGCSTiNB Woodward (son of Alexander Woodward, of
Standish, co. Lancaster), bapt. in Standish Church, 2 Aug.
1675, became a merchant in Liverpool. He vi. 1714, Mary,
dau. of C. Beeley, of Cheadle ; and d. April, 1732, leaving
(with three sons, Alexander, Thomas, and Samuel, and three
daus.) a son,

Augustine Woodward, of Liverpool, ?<. March, 1725; m.
1759, Sarah, dau. of Richard Golightly, Esq. of Liverpool, and
d. 19 March, 1778; leaving issue,

Richard, b. May, 1700; m. 1786, Margaret, dau. of Corbet
Haysvard, of Whitchurch, Salop, and had issue.

Thomas, of whom presently.

Alexander, b. 1767; m. 1788, Catherine, dau. of George
Uverend, Esq. of York, and had issue.

Augustine,^. 1768; ?)i. Sept. 1799, Mary Elizabeth, dau.
of George Panter,Esq. of Bristol, and had issue.

William, b. 1770; d. unm.

Sarah, d. unm. Margaret, d. unm.

Sarah, d. unm.
The 2nd son,

Thomas Woodward, of Her Majesty's Customs, Liverpool,
6. 14 Jan. 1704; to. 26 Dec. 1803, .Sarah, dau. of William
Skelhorne, Esq. of Everton, and si.ster of Lucy, wife of
TuoMAS Botfield, Esq. of Hopton Court; and d. at Hopton,
18 Aug. 1838, leaving issue,

Augustine Samuel, b. 1804; m. 1834, Elizabeth, dau. of
Samuel Clough, Esq., and d. Feb. 1857, leaving issue.





Thomas (Rev.), of whom presently.

William !>kelhonie, d. xinm. 2!i May, 1838.

Alexander (Kev.), A.M. St. Cath. Coll. Cambridge, 6. 2 Feb.

1815, sometime Kector of llopion Wafers, afterwards of

Hoylake, co. Chester; d. 7 Feb. 1884.
Sarah, vi. Samuel Clougli, jun., Fsq. of Liverpool, and has

Slargaret, d. unin. Mary, d. unm.

The 2nd son, ,

Kev. Thomas Woodward, of St. John's Coll. Cam.,Ecctor
of Hopton Wafers, and J.P.Salop, 6. 31 Oct. 1808; ??i. 14May,
1835, Anne, dau. of Samuel Clough, Esq. of Liverpool ; and
d. 1 Sept. 1854, leaving by her (who d. 6 March, 1884),

I. Thomas, of Hopton Court.

II. Samuel (liev.), of Hopton Court.
m. EoBEKT, now of Hopton Court.

IV. V.illiam, b. 25 June, 1840; d. Dec. 1832.

V. Charles, 6. 31 Oct. 1»47; m. Maria, dau. of J. Craddock,
Esq. of Kew Zealand.

■VI. Arthur, b. 1 March, 1851. i. Anne Augusta.

II. Lucy, TO. 3 Jan. 1864, Itev. Alfred James, M.A., Kector
of Burwarton, Salop, and has issue.

III. Elizabeth, m. b April, 1880, Eev. George Paysand
Turner, Vicar of Downton, Hereford, and has issue.

His eldest son,

Thomas Woodwaed, Esq. of Hopton Court, J.P., b. 24
March, 183G; m. Oct. 1864, Mary, dau. of Kev. Ambrose
Goode, of Tcrrington, Norfolk, late Chaplain H.E.I.C.S. Mr.
Woodward s. to the estates at Hopton Court (at the death,
1863 of Mr. Beriah Botfield, M.P. for Ludlow; under the will
of Mr. Thomas Botfield, late of Hopton Court, whose wife
was great-aunt of Mr. Woodward. He d. s. ■p. Aug. 1888,
and was s. by his brother.

Kev. Samuel Woodward, of Hopton Court, M.A., Kector of
Hopton Wafers, 6.24 May, 1837; m. 1872, Ellen Mary, dau.
of Arthur Pardee, Esq. of Purslow Hall, Salop, and had issue,
Lucy, Annie, and Evelyn. He d. April, 1890, and was s. by
his brother, Kobert Woodwabd, Esq., C.B., R.N., now of
Hopton Court.

Aniu — Barry of six or and sa. on a canton gu. a demi-wood-
man with acluh on his shoulders ppr. Crest — A squirrel sejant
ppr. in the paws a nut or. Motlo — Gardez bien.

/St'c.i— Hopton Court, Cleouury-Mortimer, Salop.


WooLLCOiiBE, The Kev. George Ley, of
ITemerdon, co. Devon, J. P. for Cornwall, M.A.
Oxford, Rector of St. Mewan (1871-89), formerly
Eector of Senuen, b. J828; m. 1859, Edith, dau. of
Henry Lambe, Esq., and has issue,

George Asthur Let, M.A. Christ's College, Camb., 6.

Feb. 1864.
Edith Mary, 6. 1861.

Lineage —William Wolco5IB, of Holland, in the parish
of Plympton St. JIary, Devon, b. 1497 ; m. Eadegundc, dau.
and heirof Bowdon of Leeham, and d. 1570, having had issue,

I. Robert. n. Baldwin.

in. William, from whom the Ashbury branch is descended.
The eldest son,

KoDERT WoLcoMB, TO. Emma, dau. and co-heir of John
Pitts, of Pitton, in the parish of Yealmpton, Devon, and d.
1584, having had, with other issue, a son,

John Wolcomb, of Holland and Challonsleish, m. Agnes,
dau. of Kobert Fuise, of Morshead, in the parish of Dean
Prior, and d. 1003, leaving issue, an only son,

William Woollcombe, of Challonsleigh, ?«. Margery, dau.
of John Connock, of Treworgey, parish of St. Clere, and d.
1649, leaving, with other issue, a son,

William W

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