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Capt. 15th Hussars and Lieut.-Col. Loyal Bunny Volunteers,
b. S Oct. 1754; m. 15 July, 1783, Lady Anne Margaret, 6th
dau. of the Earl of Coventry ; he d. s. p. 1839.

I. M.ary, b. 24 Dec. 1748; rf. unm. April, 1842, aged 94.

II. Elizabeth, b. I Oct. 1751 ; to. Philip Gell, Esq. of Wirks-
worth, CO. Derby, and had issue ; she d. March, 1S44,
aged 91.

III. Aim, b. 27 June, 1853.

IV. Sarah, 6. 23 Feb. 1757 ; in. P^ev. Pendock Neale, of Tol-
verton, co. Notts, and d. 29 Nov. 1829, aged 72.

v. Charljotte, 6. 5 March, 1762 ; m. John Edwards, Esq. of
Old Court, CO. Wicklow; she d. 1843, aged 81, leaving

VI. Lucy, b. 6 Oct. 1766; m. Samuel Banks, Esq. of Burton-
on-Trent, M.D., and had issue, Sherbrooke ; George; and
Frances, rf. young.

John Wright rf. 7 Dec. 1789. His eldest son,

John Wright, Esq., Banker, of Langar and Lenton Hall,
Notts, principal proprietor of the Butterley works, b. 7 Aug.
1758; m. 6 April, 1791, at Ashbourne, Elizabeth, dau. and co-
heiress of Francis Beresford, Esq., of Ashbourne, 20th from
John de Beresford, co. Stafford, 1087 (she rf. 17 April, 1833) ;
he rf. 21 April, 1840, and left issue,

I. John, of Lenton Hall, Notts ; b. 4 Sept. 1793 ; to. at Paris
5 June, 1827, Cecilia Georgiana, dau. of Hon. John Byng ;
ho rf. at Naples, 24 Jan. 1828 ; bur at Lenton ; had issue,
one dau., Lucy Pauline, m. Hon. Charles Edward Hobart,
4th son of the 6th Earl of Buckinghamshire.

II. Francis, of whom hereafter.

HI. Marcus, of Birdsgrove, co. Derby, late H.M.C. at Wiberg
in Finland ; to. 1838, Frederick Natalie, eldest dau. of
Lars Frederic Kuhlstrm, and widow of — Tamelander. He
rf. s. p. 13 Feb. 1882.

I. Frances, 6. March, 1795 ; rf. 27 Jan. 1873.

II. Charlotte, of Lenton Lodge, rf. May, 1886.

III. Ann, of Lenton Lodge, rf. Jan. 18s9.

IV. Elizabeth, m. Charles Thomas Plumptre, M.A., Eector
of Claypole, CO. Lincoln, and rf. 1892, having had issue.

V. Seiina, d. young. vi. Selina, rf. young.

VII. Lucy, rf. young.
The 2nd son,

Francis Wright, Esq. of Osmaston Manor, co. Derby, J. P.
for the cos. Notts, Derby, and Stafford, D.L. for co. Derby,
and High Sheriff co. Notts, 1842, principal owner of the But-
terley Works, b. 21 Dec. 1S06, m. 12 Aug. 1830, Selina, eldest
dau. of Sir Henry FitzHerbert, 3rd Bart, of Tissington Hall,
by his wife Agnes, dau. of Eev. William Beresford, Vicar of
Sonning, Berks, and niece of Francis Beresford, Esq. of Ash-
bourn, and had issue,

I. John, of Hawkhurst, co. Sussex, who took the surname
of Os.MASTON, in lieu of that of Wright, in 1876 (see
Osmaston of Hawkhurst Court).

II. Henry (Eev.), M.A., b. 14 Jan. 1833; in. Lucy Sophia,
dau. of Hon. Alexander Leslie Melville, of Bramstone Hall,
CO. Lincoln, and was drowned in Coniston Lake, 13 Aug.
la80, leaving,

1 Albert Leslie, b. 1862 ; m. M. A. Plumptre, eldest dau.
of the late J. Bridges Plumptre, Esq. of Gooduestone.

2 Henry Francis, b. 1864.

3 David Fitzherbert, b. 1867.

4 Alfred Melville, b. 1870 ; m. Sara.

5 Francis, b. 1880.

1 Agnes Lucy.

2 Charlotte Emily, in. 1884, Hugh Bickersteth, Esq. of
Saxon House, Hampstead.

3 Selina Henrietta. 4 Annie Fcatherstone.
5 Katharine Christina. 6 Margaret Elizabeth.

III. Francis Beresford, now of Wootton Court.

IV. FitzHerbert, of The Hays, Swanwick, co. Derby, J.P.
and D.L. for co. Derby, Major 1st Derbyshire Ititie Volun-
teers, b. 26 June, 1841 ; to. 4 Aug. 1865, Charlotte
Eudolphine, dau. of Ernst Christophe Fricdrieh Von Beck-
niann. Pastor of Holzendorf, Mci-klenburg Schwerin, and
has issue,

1 Henry FitzHerbert, b. 9 Oct. 1870.

2 Ernest Beresford FitzHerbert, b. 28 Feb. 1875.

3 Francis Evelyn FitzHerbert, b. 20 Nov. 1882.

1 Emilie Augusta, to. Eev. W. Draper.

2 Louisa Adelina. 3 Judith Frances.

v. Marcus Beresford, rf. young.

VI. Philip, of Mellington Hall, Churchstoke, Montgomery-
shire, J.P. for COS. Derby, Montgomery, and Salop, High
.ShiM-iff CO. Montgomery, 1884, b. 24 Sept.. 1846 ; in. '2.0 Nov.
18i;s, Alice Elizabeth, dau. of Eev. William Bury, Eector
of Pimperne, co. Dorset, and has issue,

1 William Aden, b. 22 Nov. 1869.





•^Z Philip Nithsdale, 6. 3 Feb. 1S71.

3 Maurice Beresfoid, b. 30 Jan. 1872.

4 Francis Anthony Ccdric, b. 18 April, 1873.
;") Godfrey Fitzherhert, i. 11 Dec. 1874.

ti Edward Alleyne, b. 1 June, 1877.
7 Hugh Esterel, 6. 13 April, 1879.
■!. Asnes, d. unm. 1857.

II. Elizabeth, m. John Bridges Plumptrc, Esq. of Goodnes-
ron, Kent, J. P., late Major Kent liifle Volunteers, (who d.
lysS) and has issue.

III. Selina, to. Francis Fox, Esq., 2nd son of Sir Charles Fox,
Knt., and has issue.

IV. Frances, m. Eev. Frederick E. Wigram, Hon. Sec. of the
Church Missionary Society, and has i.ssue.

V. JIary, r,i. 1863, Sir Charles Douglas Fox, eldest son of the
lute Sir Charles Fox, Knt., and has issue.

VI. Judith.

Mr. Wright d. 21 Feb. 1873.

Arms — Sa., on a chevron arg. three spear-heads gu. in chief
two unicorn's heads, erased of the second, armed and inaned
or, in base on a pile of the hust, issuing from tlie chevron a
^inicom's head erased of the first, quartering Wildboke,
Bebesford, Hassall, Reynolds. Ot-est — An unicorn's head
arg. erased gu. armed and maned or, charged on the neck with
tlirce spear-heads, one and two, also gu. Motto — Ad rem.

/Seais— Aldercar Hall, Derby ; Wootton Court, Warwick.


Weight, Charles Ichabod, Esq. of Mapperley
Hall, CO. Nottingham and Watcombc Park, Torquay,
J.P., M.P. 1868-69 for Nottingham, Lieut.-Col. late
€ommanding Robin Hood Rilles, h. 19 Sept. 1828 ;
m. 1852, Blanche Louisa, dau. of Henry Corles
Bingham, Esq. of Wartnaby Hall,_co. Leicester, and
has issue,

I. Ichabod Denman, Lieut. E.A., 6. 4 April, 1853, killed at
Gandamak, Afghanistan, 29 Dec. 1879.

II. Charles Bingham, 6. 19 Nov. 1854.
in. Nevill, 6. 26 Nov. 1857.

.1. Blanche Theodosia.

II. Eosamond Frances, to. 18 Aug. 1883, Elias John Webb,
E.'iq. of Tiddington, Stratford-on-Avon, co. Warwick, and
TheBrownsend, co. Gloucester, Major 4th Batt. Worcester-
shire Eegiment.

III. Grace Henrietta, m. 7 Nov. 1S85, Eichard Campbell-
Davys, Esq. of Neuadd-fawr, Llandovery, J.P. and D.L.

Liineag'e. — (For previous descents, see preceding Memoir.)
Tno.MAS Wright, of Nottingham, '2nd son of Ichabod Wright,
oi Nottingham, by Elizabeth Wildbore hiswJe, b. 10 July,
1724; 7)1. 18 Dec. 1764, Mary, 2nd dau. and cu-heiress of John
Smith, Esq. of Nottingham, by Elizabeth his wife, dau. of
Laugford Nevill, Esq., and had, besides those who d. infants,
three sons and three daus.,

I. Ichabod, his heir.

II. John Smith, of Itemp?tone Hall, Notts, J.P., High Sheriff
1815; VI. 1st, 10 Jan. 1811, Lydia, only child of Edward
<Ti-ay, E.sq. of Haninghay, and by her (who d. 10 April,
182U), had, besides a son, whod. an infant, three dau.,

1 Kythe Caroline, m. 10 Aug. 18'29, Sir Frances Mackenzie,
Bart, of Gairldch, and d. 10 May, 1834.

2 Lydia Eachel, to. 20 Sept. 1842, Egerton Leigh, Esq.,
eldest son of Egerton Leigh, Esq. of High Leigh, co.

3 Mary Nevill, m. i June, 1835, David Jesse, eldest son of
Jesse Watts liussell, Esq. of Ham, co. Stafford.

Mr. J. S. Wright vi. 2ndly, 19 Aug. 1821, Caroline, dau. of
James Stovin, Esq. of Whitgift Hall, co. Yorlc. and widow
of Sir Sitwell Sitwell, Bart. She d. 2 Nov. 186ii.
ill. Thomas, of Upton Hall, near Newark, J.P., High Sheriff
CO. Nottingham, 1811,6. 6 Dec. 1773; jn. 17 Sept. Ib04,
Sophia, dau. of Charles Chaplin, Esq. of Tathwell, co. Lin-
coln, and widow of John, eldest son of Sir Eichard Sutton,
1st Bart. By this lady Mr. Wright had,

1 Joseph Banks, b. '26 Sept. 1S05 ; m. 8 Oct. 1829, Sophia,
dau. vi Rev. Samuel Dashwood, of Stanford I'ark, ^otts.

2 Sophia Matilda, to. 17 Dec. 1833, Henry, 3rd son of Sir
Gilbert Heathcote, Bart.

I. Mary Nevill, d. 25 Nov. 1784, aged 19.

II. Harriet, to. 2 Nov. 1797, D'Ewes Coke, Esq. of Brookhill,
CO. Derby, Barrister-at-Law ; (/. 22 Oct. 1785.

III. Elizabeth, d. 4 April, 1789, aged 16.

He d. 20 July, 1790, and was s. by hi;t son,

Ichabod Wright, Esq. of Mapperley, b. 28 Jan. 1767; m.
28 Jan. 1794, Harriet Maria, dau. of Benjamin Day, Esq. of
Yarmouth, Norfolk, and had issue,

Ichabod Charles, his heir.

Thomas Ives, i. 9 June, 1803 ; m. 1845, Isabella Bailey
Campbell, of Dunmore, and d. Jan. 1847, leaving one d«,a.

John Adolphus (Rev.). Rector of Ickham, Kent, 5. 1 May,

1804 ; m. 1st, 12 Oct. 1832, Harriet Elizabeth, youngest dau.

of Dr. Howley, Archbishop of Canterbury ; she d. 5 Aug.

1837. He m. 2ndly, 10 Sejit. 1838, Josephine Anne, dau. of

Kev. Edward Law, Chaplain at St. Petersburg, nephew of the

1st Lord Ellenborough ; she d. 1849, leaving one son and

dau. He m. 3rdly, 1851, Ann Alicia, dau. of Capt. Boss, of

Walmer, and d. 16 June, 1881.
Mary, to. 5 Aug. 1821, John Yorke, Esq. of Bewerley, co.

York ; d. 24 June, 1883.
Frances, to. 23 1816, Admiral Hon. Frederick Paul Irby,

2nd son of Frederick, Lord Boston, and d. 16 Jan. 1852.
Harriet, to. 10 Aug. 1829, Samuel Jones, Lord Overstone, and

d. 6 Nov. 1864.
Ann Nevill, m. 11 Feb. 1824, Rev. John Webb Edge, Rector

of Strelley and Bilborough, co. Notts.
Kachael Emily, to 22 Dec. Is54, Sir John George Shaw-

Lefevre, 2nd son of Charles ShawLefevre, Esq. of Hecktield,

CO. Hants, M.P., and brother of Viscount Eversley ; and d.

10 Feb. 1885.
Henrietta Elizabeth, m. 13 July, 1824, Hon. and Very Rev.

Henry Edward John Howard, Dean of Lichfield, son of

F'rederick, 5th Earl of Carlisle, and d. 13 Nov. 1892.
HaiTiet Septimia, m. George Leblanc, Esq., d. 30 March,

Maria Octavia, to. 20 Dec. 1836, Arthur Kett Barclay, Esq.

of Bury Hill, Surrey.
Frances Alicia, to. 9 April, 1836, Capt. John Gardiner, son of

Rev. Dr. Gardiner, of Bath, who d. 7 Feb. 1850.
Lydia Sophia, d. unm. 13 Oct. 1878.
Mr. Wright d. 14 Nov. 1862, and was s. by his eldest son,

Ichabod CHAiiLEs Wright, Esq. of Mapperley, 6. 11 April,
1795; m. 21 Nov. 1825, Hon. Theodosia Denman, eldest dau.
of Thomas, 1st Lord Denman, and had issue,

I. Charles Ichabod, now of Mapperley.

II. Thomas Denman, Lieut. R.N., b. 1833; d. 1871.

III. Henry Smith, of Park Hill, Hants, B.A., Barrister-at-
Law, b. 27 June, 1839 ; to. 1st, 17 Oct. 1865, Mary Jane,
only dau. of William Cartledge, Esq. of Woodthorpe, Notts,
and by her, who d. 4 Dec. 1866, had issue,

1 Edith Mary Smith, m. 26 July, 1888, Donald Campbell,
Esq., son of the Hon. and Rev. Archibald George Camp-
bell, and has issue (see Burke's Peerage, Cawdor, E.).

He TO. 2ndly, 9 Feb. 1869, Josephine Henrietta, only dau.

of Rev. J. Adolphus Wright, Rector of Ickham, Kent,

by whom he had issue, with two other daus., who d. in


1 Henry Adolphus Smh-h, 6. 13 Dec. 1869.

2 George Lewis Smith, b. 30 Jan. 1872.

3 Edward Henry Smith, b. 4 Sept. 1875.

4 John Harold Smith, b. 18 Aug. 1882.

2 ^\Jice Dorothea Smith, m. Jan. 1894, Richard Manders,
Esq., Barrister-at-Law.

IV. Frederick, b. 12 Aug. 1840; m. Feb. 1863, Ada Joyce,
dau. of Eev. John Bateman, of West Leake, co. Nottingham,
and has issue, Frederick Denman, b. 17 Dec. 1872, and
seven daus.

v. George Howard, b. 1 June, 1845; to. 12 July, 1870, Annie
Frances, 2nd dau. of Eev. E. R. Larken, Eector of Burton,
and has, George Denman Larken, b. 31 Aug. 1872, and one

I. Theodosia Harriet, m. 1863, W. H. Sinplair, Esq., who d,

II. Frances, m. 1861, Edward William Cropper, Esq.

III. Neville Sophia, d. 1852.
Mr. Wright d. 14 Oct. 1871.

Arms — Sa., on a chevron arg. three spears' heads gu. in
chief two unicorns' heads erased arg. armed and maned or, in
base, on a pile of the last, issuing from the chevron an unicorn's
head erased of the first. C(-ts(— Out of a crescent or, an unicorn'3
head arg. erased gu. armed and maned gold.

SeaJs— Mapperley Hall, Notts ; and Watcombe Park, Tor-
quay. Club — Carlton.


Wright, Maey Huest, of West Bank, Lan-
cashire, only dau. and heiress of the late William
Hurst, and widow of the late William Wright, Esq.
J.P. {see below).

Liineage. — John Wright, 6. 1699 (grandson of John
Wright, of Weston, Cheshire, living 1630) ; m. Ann, dau. of
Thomas Woston, by whom he had issue,

I. John. 6. 17'29 ; m. and had issue.

II. William, of Bold, Lanes., h. 1731 ; ra. Mary, dau. of John
Linaker, of M.arsh Hall, Farnworth, Lane, by Jane Hiust,
his wife, and had issue,

William, 6. 1779; d. 1783.
Jane, m. Dr. Orred, of Chester; d. s.p.
Mary, m. William Cawley, of Dalham, Lane.
Betty, m. her cousin, William Wright.

III. James, 6. 1732 ; ?/;. Sarah, dau. of John Linaker, of Marsh.
Hall, Farnworth, Lane, and had issue.





1 ^V|LUA^^. of whom afterwards.

2 Robert, of CasUehead Granse, Lane, and Stand House,
Wavetree, Lane, 6. 1773; and d. s.p. 1852.

3 Hemy (who s. to his brother Eobcit), b. 1774; d. s. p.

1 J.ine, of Halton, Cheshire, m. Stanley Orred, Esq., and
d. lS6t3, having had issue.
His grandson,

William Wkight, eldest son of the ahovo James AViij;ht
and Sarah Linaker his wife, purchased property in Buncorn.
Cheshire. He was horn 1772; vi. his cousin, Betty Wright,
of Bold, Lane., and d. 1S40, leaving issue, John Linaker;
Mary, 1^ 1S75; Jane, d. 1S71; Sarah, d. 1S77; Eliza Ann, )«.
Eevl T. P. Kirkman, M.A., F.R.S., Rector of Croft, Lane,
and has issue. The eldest son,

John Linaker Wright, of Iliglifield. Runcorn, Cheshire.
i>. 27 Sept. 1798; m. Feb. 1-1, 1828, Eliza, dau. of .lohn
Armstrong, Esq. of Manchester, and by her (who d. 17
March, 182!)^ left at his decease, 15 Nov. 1878, an only son,

William Wright, Esq. of West Bank, Widnes, Lancashire,
and HighQeld, Runcorn, Cheshire, J.P. for the cos. of Lan-
caster and Chester, 6. 31 Jan. 1823; m. 3 June, 1852, Mary,
granddau. and heiress of William Hurst, Esq., Capt. 3rd
Royal Lancashire Militia of West Bank, Lancashire, and d.
1883, leaving issue,

William Hurst, Trin. Coll. Camb., 6. 7 April, 18.53, (f. 1S8S.

Elizabeth Hurst. Ada Mary Hurst. Helen Mabel Hurst.

^umiln cf Jllnrst.

William Hcrst, of Warrington, Lane, b. 16G5; m. 1733,
Alice, youngest dau. and co-heiress (with her sister Mrs. Lyon,
of .-Vpplcton, Cheshire, great-grandmother of Lord Kiniisdown'),
of Thomas Edwardson, Esq. of Peel House, Lancashire, by
whom he acquired property in Widnes, in that county, and
had issue,

I. Thomas.

II. William, heir to his brother.

Mr. Hurst </. 1754, and was s. by his elder son,

Thomas Hcrst, an eminent physician, d. 17G2, when his
younger brother,

William Hurst, Esq., as heir male, s. to the Widnes pro-
perty ; he was b. 1767 ; m. Mary, dau. of Peter Crompton,
Esq., by his wife Hester, dau. of Thomas Goddard, Esq. (a
descendant of the Goddards, temp. Elizabeth, and of the
Stanleys, of Broughton), and sister to Jlrs. Briscal), of Stock-
port, whose son, the Rev. S. Briscall, M.A., B.D., Fellow of
Bra^enose Coll., Oxford, was Chaplain to the Forces, and
private Chaplain to the 1st Duke of Wellington, 1814. Mr.
Hurst d. 1781, leaving an only son,

William Hdrst, Esq. of West Bank, Lancashire, Capt. 3rd
Royal Lancashire Militia, 6. 7 Nov. 1774; m. 9 April, 1801,
his cousin, Elizabeth, dau. of Nathan Crompton, Esq., and
by her had issue (with three daus., all of whom d. young) a

William, Brasenose Coll., Oxford, 6. 1802; m. 1827, Miss
Rose, and d. 183-?, leaving an only surviving child, Mart,
now Mrs. Wright, of Westbank.
Mr. Hurst d. 23 Feb. 18.52, and was s. by his grand-dau., Mary
Hurst (the present Mrs. Wright).

Anrcf—Arg., two bars, az., on a chief of the last three
leopards' heads, ppr. on a shield of pretence, arg. the sun in
full splendour gu. for Hurst. CVe<(— 1, for Wright, a dexter
arm embowed, habited, az., holding in the hand ppr. a sword
point down, arg., hilt and pommel or, entiled with a leopards
head ppr. ; Motto— iU-T]S sibi consica recti.

Jiendtnce— Worth Hall, Crawley, Sussex.


Weight, Charles Henry, Esq. of Halston, co.
Salop, J.P., I. 24 Dec. 1851.

Lineage.— Edmund Wright, Esq. of Mauldcrh Hall,
Lancashire, and Halston, Salop, d 1852, leaving by Catherine
his wife, a son,

Edmund Weight. Esq. of Halston, J.P., High Sheriff 1S57,
late Capt. 4th Shropshire Yeomanry Cavalry, 6. 13 April, 1812;
m. 22 March, 1844, Helen, eldest dau. of Sir David Moncrciffe,
Bart, of Moncreiffc, Perthshire, and had issue,

I. Edmund David Moncrciffe, b. 25 May, 1849 : d. 22 Dec.

II. Charles Henry, now of Halston.

I. Helen.

II. Catherine Mary, m. 5 Jan. 1871, Julius Alington, Esq. of
Little Barford, Bedfordshire.

III. Louisa Elizabeth, ni. 24 Nov. 18c>5, Robert Swann, Es'j .
who d. 4 Oct. 1887.

Arms— Sa.., on a cross or, between four unicorns' heads
erased arg., armed raaned and tufted of the second, a cmss
engr. gu., ch.arged with a javelin erect, staff gold, iieaded of
the third. Crest— A mount vert, thereon a bull's hc;.d
ppr. surmounted by two javelius in saltire staves also ppr.
headed arg.

-Sent— Halston, Oswestry.

Weight, Rkv. ArGusTU3 Egbert Binghah,
^r.A., Queen's Coll., Oxford, Vicar of Stebbing, co.
Essex, b. 15 Jan. 1828, m. 16 May, 1871, Elizabeth,
dau. of Rev. Tlioiuas Mills, Rector of Bulpliam, co.
Essex, and has,
Mary Sophia Cecily Bingham, 6. 20 July, 1873.

liineagre. — This family, originally resident in the co.
York, removed to the co. Somerset, where they have been-
resident for more than a century.

Robert Wright, m. about 1746 Sarah Bowcher, and d.
1791, leaving by her (who m. 2ndly, Thomas Trevelian, and
d. 1810) a son,

FsANcis Bowcher Wright, Esq. of Hinton B'ewett, co.
Somerset, to. 1737 Augusta Anne Rebecca, dau. of Rev. John
Hoskyns, Rector of Compton Martin, same co., and d. 1840,.
having had by her who (/. 1815,

I. Robert Francis, late of Hinton Blewctt.

II. John Henry, vi. and had a dau., Henrietta Frances.

III. Edmund, Capt. C4thltegt., d. unm.

IV. Frederick Cliarles, m. ftlary Budd, and had issue, I
Henry Pickstone, deceased ; 2 Frederick Bowcher, deceased ;
1 Marianne, d. joini. ; aud 2 Susan Elizabeth.

V. Frank Bowcher (Rev.), Rector of St. John's, Broughton,
;\Ianchcsfer, .M..\., Oxford, m. Lucy, dau. of Rev. Montagi*
Wynyard, and had issue,

1 Frank Wynyard (Rev.), of the Grange, Upperton, East-
bourne, CO. Sussex, B.A.

2 Henry Whitmore, (^ unm.

3 Henry Townlcy, R.N.

1 Harriet Lucy. 2 Lucy Caroline.

3 Jane Georgina. 4 Cecilia Sophia.

5 Frederica Eliza Festing.
C Annie Augusta Bingham. 7 Nona Louisa.

VI. Augustus Hoskyns, d. unm.

VII. Alan Wogan, d. unm.

I. Augusta Anne, d.

II. Caroluie .Jane, m. Capt. B. M. Festing, E.N., K.H., and
had issue with four daus., four sons, Henry I51athwayt ;
I'lancis Wogan (Sir), Col. R. Marine Art., C.B., K.C.M.G.,
deceased ; Augustus Morton ; and Edmund Grindal.

The eldest son,

Robert Francis Wfight, Esq., of Hinton Blewitt, Lord
of the Manor, 6. 15 June, 1793; m. 3 Aug. 1826, Sophi:»
Matilda, dau. of Rev. William Bingham (youngest son of
Col. Bingham, of Binghams Melcombe, co. Dorset) by Sarah
Emily his wife, dau. of General William Wynyard, and by her
(who d. 7 Jan. 1885) had issue,

I. AcGU-sTus Robert Bingham (Rev.).

II. Arthur Francis Bingham, Col. (retired). East Norfolk
Rcgt., b. 23 Oct. 1^30, m. 23 Nov. 1875, Constance Charlotte,
dau. of Rev. George Hustler, of Acklam Hall, co. York, ami

Arthur George Bingham, 6. 24 March, 1880.
I. Leonora Sophia, b. 14 April, 1835, m. 20 Aug. 1873, Fred-
erick Henry Storry, Esq., and has had, Arthur Frederick
Henry James, 6. 21 Sept. 1874, cZ. 10 July, 1882; Loui-;
Francis Bingham, 6. 10 April, 1877; and Mabel Aline
Fredericka Sophia, b. 4 Dec. 1881.

Mr. Wnght d. Oct. 1884.

Arms—Sa.. on a fess arg. hetw. three bulls' heads cabosscd
of the last horned or, as many pomeis. Crest — A stag trip-


Wright, George Henry Cory, Esq. of Siggles-
thorne Hall, co. York, LL.B., B.A. Trin. Coll.
Camb., b. 1 March, 1860, m. 1886, Ellen, dau. of
J. A. Wade, Esq. J.P. of Hornsea, Yorkshire, and
has issue,

George Sigglesthorne, 6. 1888.

Lineage. —Sib William Wright, of Sigglesthom Halt,
J.P. and D.L., son of George Wright, Esq. (who d. 1846), by
Sarah Hartley his wife, and grandson of Thomas Wright, Esq.
(who d. 1796), by Elizabetli Child his wife, had the honour of
knighthood conferred upon him on the occasion of the visit of





the Prince and Princess of Wales to Hull for the inangnration
of the Albert Docks, when, as Chairman of the Hull Dock
Company, he received their Royal Highnesses. Sir William
had one brother and three sisters, George, m. 1862, Jessie,
dau. of R. Ainslio, Esq. of Elvingstone, East Lothian; Hannah,
111. Rev. J. Harrison, Vicar of Aughton, and d. July, 1884;
Emma; and Mary, m. in 1870. Sir William was b. 21 June,
1812; m. 1st, 2 June, 1841, Jane, dau. of William Shaw, Esq.,
ofWoodfield House, Huddersfield, aud by her (who d. April,
1854) had issue,

I. Alfred, 6. 3 April, 1842; m. 1877, Annie, 2nd dau. of
W. A. Young, Esq., late of Abbey Park, Louth, co. Lin-

II. William Shaw, 6. 9 March, 1843 ; m. 1866, Anna, 2nd
dau of B. Vipan, Esq. of Sutton, co. Cambridge.

III. Charles Edward, 6. I85I ; m. 1876, Agnes, youngest dau.
of Bertram Bowker, Esq., Pembroke, Cape Colony.

I. Emily.

II. Gertrude, d. 1852.

III. Constance. iv. Jane.

He m. 2ndly, 21 May, 1859, Jane Eliza, dau. of Rev. Charles
Cory, Vicar of Skipsca, co. York, and by this lady had issue,
• IV. George Henry Cory, now of Sigglesthorne Hall.

Armn — Or, a fcps chequy az. and arg. between in chief two
eagles' heads erased, and in l^ase a feather of the second. Creitt
— An unicorn pnspnnt per pale or and az. gorged with a collar
gemel, and holding in the mouth a feather az. Motto —

Seat— Sigglesthorne Hall, Hall.



Cuswoi-th, CO. York, J.P. and D.L., m. 7 Aug. 1884,
Lady Isabella Georgina Katberine, eldest dau. of
AVilliam Allejne, 3rd Marquess of Exeter, and lias

Robert Cecil, 6. 24 Aug. 1888.

Barbara Isabella Georgiana, 6. Nov. 1800.

Mr. Battie-Wrightson is eldest son of Kev. C. E.
Thomas, Rector of Hemsworth, and assumed by
royal licence in 1891, the surnames and arms of
BATTiE-WEionTSON On succeeding to the estates
under the will of his maternal great-uncle, William
Battie Wrightsou, who d. in 1879.

Liineagre. — Robert Wrightson, Esq., of Hemsworth, b.
1629, purchased, circa 1G70, from the family of Wray, the
manor and landu of Cusworth. By his 3rd wife, Sarah, dau.
of Sir Thomas Beaumont, Knt. of Wnitley, he left at his
decease, 17 Dec. 1708, a son and heir,

Thomas Wrightson, Esq. of Cusworth, High Sheriff for co.
Y'ork, 1714, m. Jane, dau. of Sir Paul Barrett; but dying s.p.
Jan. 1724, was s. by his only brother,

William Wrightson, Esq., of Cusworth, M.P. forNewcastle-
on-Tyne, 6. 1676 ; m. 1st, Isabel, relict of Thomas Matthews,
and dau. of Francis Burton, of Newcastle; and 2ndly, Isabel,
eldest dau. and co-heir of William Fenwiek, Esq. of Bywell,
Northumberland, by the lafterof whom he left at his decease,
4 Dec. 1760, an only surviving child and heiress.

Isabella Wrightson, of Cusworth, 6. 1727 ; m. 29 Dec.
1748, John Battie,* Esq. of Warmsworth, co. Y^ork, who

* Warmsworth was purchased, 14 April, 1668, by

John Battie, Esq., 6. 1616. This gentleman m. 1st, Mary,
dau. and heir of John Pierrepoint, Esq. ol Wadworth, in the
same co., and had issue,

Francis, of Wadworth, ni. Martha, dau. of Jlichael Fawkcs
Esq. of Faniley ; and d. 8. p. Sept. 16b2.

Elizabeth, in. John Cogan, of Hull.

Margaret, m. Rev. William Stephens, Rector of Sutton, co.
Mr. Battie, to. 2ndly, Ann, dau. of Stephen Kelham, Esq. of
Rotherham ; and dying 1676, left issue,

John, who inherited Warmsworth.

Dorothy, m, John Worsop, of Adiingfiete.

Anne, m. John Cook, of BariborougU.

Jane, m. William Carter.

Sarah, m. Isc, Thomas Tomline ; and 2ndly, Edward Bar-
nard, of Beverley.
The only son of the 2nd marriace,

John Battie, of Warmsworth, b. 1C63; to. 1st, 1687, Susan,
sister of William Vavasor, Esq. of Weston, but had no issue.
He m. 2ndly, Elizabeth, dau. of Robert Copley, Esq. of Don-
caster; and 3rdly, Maiy, dau. of Tobias Harvey, Esq. of
Womersley, by the latter of whom he left, at his decease, 5
Nov. 1724, an only son, John, who m., as in the text, Isabella

assumed, 1761, the surname and arms of Wrightson. By
this gentleman (who rf. 176G, aged 43) the

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