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1668, who had, by Sarah his wife,
a son,

Charles, who settled in early life in the Island of St.
Christopher, or St. Kitt's, in the West Indies, and later
removed to Charleston, South Carolina. He m. Ruth,
dau. of Henry liawlins, and d. March, 1736, leaving three

1 WiUiam, whose grandson, John, was Surveyor-General
of Dominica, and rl. 1812.

2 Charles, a Planter in Colleton county, and Provost
Marshal for South Carolina in 1752, m. Jeannie Perry,
and d. 1763, leaving a son, Charles.

3 Rawlins, Provost Marsha! for South Carolina 1742,
was cahed to the Colonial Bar. He opposed the British
Government throughout the War of Independence, and
was appointed President of South Carolina 10 March,
1778. He was three times married : 1st, 1.5 Aug. 1748,
Amarinthia, dau. of Thomas Elliott, of Rantoules,
d. .t. p. 14 Jan. 1750 : 2ndly, 23 Dec. 1751, Mary Cart>
Wright, of Charleston, by whom he had, with four
daus., two sons to survive, Thomas and James ; and
Snily, Sarah Jones, of Georgia, by whom he liad a son,
William. He d. at Charlestown 24 Aug. IbOO, and
from him descends the present family of Lowndes of
South Carolina.

Edward Gorst, Esq. of Preston, who, by Elizabeth his
wife, dau. of James Wigglesworth, Esq., had issue,

1 Thomas, of Palterton, who took the name of

2 Edward Chaddock, assumed the surname of Lowndes,
III. Eliz.abeth, dau. of J. D. Nesham, Esq. of Houghtun-
le-Spring, co. Durham, and left issue (see Lowndes of
Castlecombe), d. Sept. 1872.

1 Elizabeth.

2 Barbara Jane.

3 Marv, ih. William Clayton, Esq. of Lostock Hall, and
was mother of the present Mr. Lowndes of Barrington

4 Dorothy Anne, m. William Adam Hulton, Esq. of
Hurst Grange, Preston, Barrister-at-Law, and had issue
(sec HoLTON of I I niton).

Arms — Quarterly : 1st and 4th, Lowndes, arg. fretty az. on
a canton sa. a lion's head erased or; 2nd and 3rd, Clayton,
arg., a cross engrailed sa. between four torteaux. Crests —
Lowndes, A lion s head erased or ; Clayton, A dexter arm
enibowed, the hand grasping a dagger, the point to the dexter
all arg.

Seat — Barrington Hall, Hatfield, Broad Oak, Essex.


Lowndes, Edwaed Chaddock, Esq. of Palfcei*-
ton Hall, CO. Derby, and Castle Combe, Wilts, J.P.
and D.L., b. 6 Dec. 1833, M.A. Trin. Coll. Camb.
High Sheriff co. Wilts 1874. This gentleman,
son of the late Edward Chaddock Lowndes, Esq.
(previously Gorst), assumed the surname and arms
of Lowndes by royal licence, 18 July, 1853, in com-
pliance with the testamentary inj unction of his
father's great-uncle, Robert Lowndes, Esq. of Pal-

Lineage.— Mr. Lowndes is a descendant of the ancient
family of Lowndes, formerly of Leigh Hall and Overton, Che-
shire (ifc Lowndes of Barrinriton). His father, Edward Chad-
dock Lowndes, Esq. (formerly Edward Chaddock Gorst), m.
1830, Elizabeth, dau. of John Douthwaite Nesham, Esq. of
Houghton-le-Spring, Durham, and by her (who d. 4 Dec. 1848)
had issue,

Edward Chaddock, now of Palterton Hall and Castle

John Eldon Gofst (the Right Hon. Sir), of Lawford House,
Manningtrce, Essex, P.O. (1890), Knt. (1885), Q.C. (1875).
M..\. St. John's Coll. Camb., formerly Eellow of that
College and now an Honorary Fellow, M.P. for Cambridge
Borough, 1866-68, for Chatham 1875 to 1892, and for Cam-
bridge University since 1892, Civil Commissioner in New
Zealand, 1861-63, Sol. -Gen. 188.5-1886,UndcrSec.of State for
India 1886 to 1891, and Financial Secretary to the Treasury
1891 to 1892; 6. 24 May, 1835, 5)i. 1860, Mary Elizabeth,
dau. of Rev. Lorenzo Moore, of Christ's Church, New Zealand,
and has, with other issue,
John Eldon.

Henry .Sandford Gorst, d. 1852.

Thomas William Gorst, m. 1886, Ada Marion, dau. of J. LI.
Carson, Esq., and has issue.

Robert Campbell Gorst.

Elizabeth Jane, m. the Eev. W. L. Clay (who d. 1875), and
has issue.

Mary Rachel Gorst, d. unm. 1872.

Frances Ann Georgina Gorst, d. young.

Emily Barbara, ra. Admiral W. E. Gordon, R.N., and has

Mr. Lowndes d. 9 May, 1859.

Arms — Arg., fretty az. a canton gu. thereon a lion's h?acl
erased or, quartering Gorst. Crest — 1st, A lion's head erased
or, gorged with a wreath of laurel vert, for Lowndes ; 2nd, A
plieon or, the shaft entwined with a serpent ppr. for Gorst.

Heat — Castle Combe, near Chippenham.


LowRT, Robert William, Esq. of Pomeroy
House, CO. Tyrone, B.A., Brasenose Coll. Oxford,
J.P. and D.L., M.R.I.A., Barrister-at-Law, High
Sheriff 1849, b. 30 Dec. 1816; m. 1st, 7 July, 1852,
Frances Elizabeth, youngest dau. and co-heir of
Benjamin Humphrey Geale Brady, Esq. of Mount
Geale, co. Kilkenny, and by her (who d. 23 Nov.
1877) has had issue,

I. Robert Geale, b. 21 Oct. 1853 ; d. 1 April, 1854.

II. Robert Thomas Graves, b. 16 Jan. 1857, late Major 1st
Dragoon Guai'ds.





I. Mary Anna Catherine, m. 25 April, 1888, Lieut.-Col. C.
M. Alexander, of Tepmon, co. Tyrone.

ji. Letitia Maria Isabella.
He m. 2ndly ,21 Dec. 1880, Dorothea Elizabeth,
2nd dau. of George Folliott, Esq. of Vicars Cross,
CO. Chester.

liineagre. — This is a junior branch of Eai-1 Belmore"s
family, and claims to be descended from a common ancestor
with the family of Laukib of MaxicdLtoa, Barts., now extinct
in the male line.

Rev. James Lowbt, of Tullyhog, h. 1707, 4tli son of
Robert Lowry, Esq. of Ahenis (ancestor of the Earls Bel-
moke), by Anne his wife, dau. of the Rev. James Sinclair, of
HoUyhill, co. Tyrone, was Rector of Clogherny, and after-
wards of Desertcreight, co. Tyrone, where he d. 1787. He m.
Hester, elder dau. of John Richardson, Esq., M.P., of Rich
Hill, CO. Armagh, and sister of Mary, Viscountess Gosford.
By her (who d. 1771; he had issue,

I. Robert, of Pomeroy.

II. John, Rector of Clogherny, 77!. 1772, Susannah, only child
and heiress of the Rev. George Underwood, Rector of Ken-
cott, CO. Oxford, and had issue,

1 The Rev. James Lowry, Rector of Clogherny, b. 3 April,
1773; il. 4 Nov. 1852. He m. Harriett, dau. of James
Duberley. Esq. of Hensham Hall, co. Oxford, by whom
(who d. 5 Jan. 1843) he had issue, an only child.

1 Harriet Martha, in. William Owen Jackson, Esq., Bar-
rister-at-Law, deceased. She d. 1 June, 1870, without

2 Jane Lowry, m. 1805, Charles Frederick Barnwell, Esq.,
now decejised. She d. 1 Sept. 1862, leaving issue.

II. James, from whom the Rockdale branch.
:. Hester, m. Thomas Dickson, Esq., M.R. of Woodville, co.

The eldest son,

Robert Lowbt, Esq. of Pomeroy, h. 2 Oct. 1748; d. 1802;
m. 1777, Eliza, dau. of Major William Tighe.of Ballyshannon,
and by her (who d. 1822) had issue,

I. James, 14th Light Dragoons, h. May, 1778 ; d. uwn. 1807.

II. Robert William, of Pomeroy.

III. John, formerly 8th Regt., b. 4 July, 1789, d. 29 April,

IV. Armar, of 45th Regt., wounded at Orthes, d. 18 June,
1876, aged 85.

V. William, of Drumreagh, near Dungannon, co. Tyrone,
formerly Commander R.N., Hi. 1819, Isabella (who d. 21
Nov. 1873), dau. of the Rev. John Graham, Rector of
Pomeroy and Mullinagore, co. Tyrone, and d. 19 April,
1875, aged 82, leaving issue,

1 Robert William, C.B., of Drumreagh, co. Tyrone, Major-
Gen, in the army, late Lieut. -Col. '47th Regt., served in
the Crimea,, and has medal with three clasps, Turkish
medal, and 5th class of the Medjidie, b. 20 March, 1824;
VI. 9 June, 1853, Emily Rohesia, dau. of Sir Henry G.
Ward, G.C.M.G., Lord High Commissioner Ionian
Islands, Governor of Madras, &c., and has issue,

Robert Swinburne, Lieut. R.N., b. 4 March, 1854.

William Henry, Lieut. 21st Royal Scots Fusiliers, 6. 2
Dec. 1855.

Henry Ward, b. 26 Jan. 1859, Lieut. West Kent Regt.

Charles E. Corry, b. 6 Sept. 1863.

Arthur Cole, b. li Sept. 1864, Lieut. R.N.

James Herbert, 6. 14 May, 1866.

Ernest Ward, b. 16 Feb. 1871.

Emily Hope. Maria Georgina.

■2 William John, Lieut. R.N., d. 1864.

3 John Henry.

4 James Armar, late Capt. 47th Regt., d. 24 April, 1861.
He went through the Crimean campaign.

i> Armar Graham, Lieut.-Col., late Major 8th King's Regt.,
formerly Capt. 41st Regt., with which he served in the
Crimea, and has medal with three clasps, Turkish medal,
and 5th class of the Medjidie. He m. 10 Dec. 1669, Mar-
garet, dau. of Robert Mewton, Esq.

1 Elizabeth.

2 Isabella Hester, m. 17 Nov. 1864, John Toler, Esq., M.D.

3 Mary Grace, d. 20 Feb. 1857.

I. Everina, d. unm. li. Hester, d.4 March, 1863.

III. Elizabeth, d. 19 Jan. 1867. iv. Maria, d. unm.

The eldest surviving son,

Robert William Lowet, Esq. of Pomeroy House, J.P. and

D.L., High Sheriff CO. Tyrone 1812, b. 1787; to. 6 Feb. 1815,

Anna, eldest dau. of Admiral Samuel Graves, the elder brother

of Sir Thomas Graves, K.B., and by her (who d. 23 Dec. 1876)

I iad issue,

] Robert William, now of Pomeroy House.

John Fetherstouhaugh, of Belmore, co. Westmeath, Dora-
ville, CO. Tyrone, and Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin, B A ,
Brasenose Coll. Oxford, Barrister-at-Law, J.P., b. 18 July
i819 ; m. 12 Sept. 1864, Dorothea Eliza, dau. of William

John Moore, Esq., and relict of George FoUiott, Esq. of
Vicars Cross, Cheshire, and d. 5 Feb. 1883, having by her
(who d. 10 Sept. 1892) had issue, a dau. Anna Graves, m.
22 Sept. 1885, Marmaduke W. C. Cramer Roberts, Esq., of
Sallymount, co. Kildare {aee that family).

Thomas Graves, R.E., killed at Sebastopol, 7 June, 1855.

Hester, m. 27 May, 1862, the Rev. Richard Johnston, of Kil-
more, co. Armagh (his 2nd wife), and d. 1 June, 1876.

Eliza Catherine, m. 9 Jan. 1856, Capt. J. Herbert Arm-
strong, of Kilclare, King's co., who d. 17 Aug. 1873, leav-
ing issue. She d. 9 Jan. 1890.

Anna Jane, m. 2 April, 1869, John Malone, Esq. of Barons-
ton, CO. Westmeath (his 2iid wife;.
Mr. R. W. Lowry d. 18 Nov. 1869.

Anni—&a., a cup arg. with a garland of laurel between two
branches of the same, all issuing thereout ppr. Crest — Two
laurel branches interfretted ppr. iVoUoes— Florcimt Lauri
(above) ; Virtus semper viridis (below).

Seat — Pomeroy House, Pomeroy, co. Tyrone.


LowEY, James Corry Jones, Esq. of Eockdale,
CO. Tyrone, J.P. and D.L. co. Tyrone, High
Sheriff 1874, late Capt. E.A. and late Col. Com-
manding Donegal Artillery Militia, served in India
during the suppression of the Mutiny, for which he
medal a has, b. 26 June, 1835 ; m. 20 Oct. 1863,
Elizabeth Jackson, 2nd dau. of Tlios. Glreer, Esq.
of TuUylagan, co, Tyrone, and widow of the Rev.
Thomas F. Bushe, and by her (who d. 25 Not.
1888) had issue,

I. Dorinda Florence, m. 1 March, 1892, Thomas MacGregor
Greer, Esq., only son of Thomas Greer, Esq. of Seapark,
CO. Antrim (set that family).

II. Mina Ethel.

Liineage.— James Lowbt, Esq. of Rockdale, co. Tyrone
(3rd son of the Rev. James Lowry, of Desertcreight (see Lowrt
of Ponuroy), m. 1785, Martha, dau. of the Right Rev. James
Leslie, D.D., Bishop of Limerick, by his wife Joice, sister and
eventual heir of Thomas Lyster, Esq. of Lystertield, co. Ros-
common, and by her (who d. Dec. 1831) had issue, James, of
whom presently, and Hester, m. to William Chaigneau Colvil),
Esq., an eminent merchant in Dublin, and a Director of the
Bank of Ireland. Mr. Lowry d. 7 Jan. 1790, and was s. by his

James Lowry, Esq. of Rockdale, b. 1787 ; m. 1st, Harriet,
youngest dau, of Thomas Pepper, Esq. of Ballygarth Castle,
CO. Meath, and by her (who d. 18 April, 1834) had issue,

I. James Corrt, his heir.

II. Edward Leslie, b.\>i\l\ d. unm. 9 Nov. 1833.

III. Thomas William, b. 1814; d. unm. 31 July, 1852.

IV. Hercules, 6. 1817; d. unm. 27 July, 1851.

V. Armar, b. 8 May, 1821, formerly Capt. .30th Regt.; m.
Jane, 2nd dau. of Joseph Greer, Esq. of The Grange, co.
Tyrone, and has had issue,

1 Mary Jane, d. 30 Jan. 1861.

2 Harriet Pepper, TO. 11 April, 1S72, Frederick Stutfield,

VI. Octavius, 5. 25 Dec. 1824, late Capt. 96th Regt., Majorin
the army ; ?ji. 24 Nov. 1851, Arabella, 5th dau. of James
Jones, Esq. of Mount Edward, co. Sligo, and d. 19 Nov.
1884, leaving issue, 1 Thomas Pepper Ernest, 6.8 Oct. JSo'2,
Capt. 1st West India Regt. ; 2 William Hay Talbot,
Canadian Mounted Police, late Lieut. Galway Militia, b. 2
Dec. 1854, killed in action at Battleford, 3 May, 1885 ; 1
Julia Edith Vivian ; 2 Florence Emily Jane.

VII. Robert, b. 5 Nov. 1826 ; m. 17 June, 1852, Louisa, dau.
of Thomas Braddell, Esq., and d. s. p. 15 Aug. 1864. She
d. Feb. 1892.

I. Henrietta Martha, m. 28 Aug. 1852, her cousin, Henry
Lowry Barnwell, Esq., who d. '20 March, 1858. She d. 20
Oct. 1872.

II. Charlotte, d. umn. July, 1834.

III. Joice, TO. Ist, her cousin, Edward Leslie Colvill, Esq.,
and 2ndly, Henry Loftus Tottenham, Esq., and d. 27 Sept.

IV. Georgina, m. 16 Jan. 1852, William Acton, Esq.

V. Mary Louisa Pepper, d. unm. 11 Aug. 1860.

Mr. Lowry m. 2ndly, 15 June, 1835, Emily, eldest dau. of
Joseph Greer, Esq. of The Grange, co. Tyrone, and by her
(who d. 22 April, 1851) had issue,

VIII. Henry MacGregor, b. 17 Dec. 1838, Lieut.-Col. 12th
Regt. ; m. 24 April, 1867, Margaret Eliza, eldest dau. of
Ranulph Dacre, Esq., and had by her, who d. 29 Jan. 1893,
issue, 1 Henry Dacre, b. Aug. 1868 ; 2 Hubert Leslie, b.

4 L





VI. Emilj-, 11!. 2.') Oct. 1873, John Richardson, Esq. of Trew-
luount, CO. Tyrone.

VII. Martha Leslie, d. 3 July, 18C2.

llr. Lowry d. 14 Juno, 1847, and was >«. ty his eldest son,

James Corkt Lowry, Esq. of Kockdale, Q.C.. Master of the
Court of Exchequer in Ireland, i. 1 Nov. 1809 ; m. 1st, Dorinda,
"nd dau. of James Jones, Esq. of Mount Edward, co. Sligo,
Capt. Sligo Militia, and by her (who d. 8 Feb. 1845) had
James Corrt Jones, now of Eocltdale.
Edward Leslie Barnwell, b. 27 May, 1837, late Capt. 81st
Eegt. ; m. 1st, 27 April, Ibtjo, Eliza Anne, only dau. of
Thomas Taylor, Esq. of Earsdon, co. Northumberland, by
whom (who d. 23 Dec. 1869), he had issue, i. Evelyn Eliza;
II. Mary Emily. He to. 2ndly, 18 June, 1872, Edith Clara
Halyma, only child of Samuel Saunders, Esq., and has sur-
viving issue, I. James Taylor, b. 21 Aug. 1876 ; in. Hilda
Clare Leslie ; iv. Joice Leslie.
Thomas Pepper, 6. 18 JiUy, 1839; d. Jan. 1847.
George Pepper, b. 22 July, 1843 ; d. 1 Feb. 1882.
John Kobert Colvill, h. 19 Dec. 1844, B.A., T.C.D., Indian
Medical Staff; vi. 26 April, 1871, Constance, dau. of William
J. B. Lyons, Esq. He d. 19 July, 1873.
Harriett, m. 30 Jan. 1858, Michael Obins Sceley Jones, Esq.
who d.b April, 1860. She d. 27 April, 1882.
Eliza, hi. 29 Sept. 1868, John Twigg, Esq., Barrister-at-Law,
Mr. Lowry in. 2ndly, Ellen, widow of Frederick Gamble, Esq.,
and 3rdly, 1853, Jane, eldest dau. of Booth Jones, Esq. of
Strydagh, co. Sligo, by whom he had a son,

Somerset Thomas Corry, b. 21 March, 1855.
He d. 20 June, 1869.

Anns, Crest, and Mottoes — Same as Lowrt of Poiacroy.
iSeaC— Rockdale, Dungannon, co. Tyrone.


LowsLEY, Lionel Dewe, Esq. of Hampstead
If orrejs, Berks, Patron of the livings of Hampstead
Norreys and Hermitage j i. 12 May, 1866 ; s. his
father 1892.

Xiineagre. — This family claims descent from Sir Williaji
Lisle, a Knight and High Sheriff for the co. of Berks in
1410, who was descended from the Barons of Kinston Lisle
and Rougemont and Radolphus, who were granted lands in

William Lowslet, Esq. of Kingston Eakepuze, m. April,
1616, Christian, dau. of — Southby, and relict of James Hortcr,
Esq., by whom he had issue, one son,

William Lowslet, Esq., 6. 1617; m. 14 Sept. 1642, Frances,
dau. of Edmund Kny vett, Esq., of Norfolk, by whom he had
issue two sons, William and John, and one dau. He d. 1671.

William Lowsley, Esq., elder son, b. 1 Sept. 1644; m. Nov.
1674, Sarah, dau. of Walter Haycroft, Esq., by whom he had
issue, three sons, Joseph, Richard, and John, who d. v. p.
He sold his lands near Abingdon, but left remainder to his
elder surviving son,

Joseph Lowslet, Esq., 6. 7 March, 16SI ; m. 27 March, 1732,
Mary, dau. of James Collins, Esq., co. Berks, by whom he left
at his decease, Oct. 1750, with a dau., Elizabeth, a son,

Joseph Lowslet, Esq., 6. 1733; m. Sept. 1757, Elizabeth,
dau. of Andrew Clack, Esq., by whom he had issue (.with two
daus.), I. John, who s. his father; ii. Joseph, of whom pre-
sently. He bought in 1798 from the Shepherd family,
property at Avening, Saperton, Cherrington, and Jlinchin-
hampton, co. Gloucester. He d. 1811, and was s. by his elder

John Lowslet, Esq. of Mugraore Hoa^ie, co. Gloucester, 6.
1760; m. Mary, dau. of Thomas Holliday, Esq., by whom he
had issue, two daus., Mary and Harriett, but no son. His dau.
Mary, b. 1804, vi. 24 April, 1845, Rev. George Williams, M.A.
of Withenford, co. Worcester, and their dau. and heir, Mary
Caroline Eleanor, b. 1840, m. 1868, Col. William Wright
Hoole, of Crooksmoor House, co. York, and ha-s issue, George
AVilliams Lowsley Hoole, Esq. of Chaveuage, co. Gloucester,
Lieut. 3rd batt. Yorkshire Regt.

Joseph Lowslet, Esq., 6. 19 Sept. 17C5 ; to. Mary Bosley.
He inherited from his father the Berkshire property, and
bought in 1817 the estate of Hampstead Norreys, co. Berks.
He d. 23 April, 1825, and left, with one other son and three

.Job Lowslet, Esq. of Hampstead Norreys, the elder son, 6.
20 Nov. 1790; m. 5 Nov. 1827, Ruth, dau. of William Robin-
son, CO. Berks. He d. 8 July, 1855, leaving issue,

I, LcKE, of Hampstead Norreys.

II. .Tcthro, b. 12 June, 1834 : m. 2 Fob. 185G, Mary, only davu
of I. Matthew.s, Esq., co. Berks.

III. Oded, M.R.C.S., L.S.A. of London, b. 7 May, 18.38; m.
19 July, 1871, Mary, only dau. of K. llobin.son, Esq.

IV. Barzillai, Lieut.-Col. R.E., 6. 19 Sept. 1&40; m. 28 Jan.
1873, Ada Mansfield, elder dau. of J. H. Pollard, Esq. of
Demerara, British Guiana, and has issue,

1 Inglis do Lisle Pollard, b. 8 Nov. 1875. ■

2 Herbert de Lisle Pollard, 6. 10 April, 1377.
1 Grace de Lisle Pollard.

I Adah, VI. 30 April, 1878, John Warrington Morris, Esq. of
The Hermitage, Richmond, Surrey.

Luke Lowslet, Esq. of Hampstead Norreys, Berks, Patron
of that living and the neighbouring living of Hermitage, b. 7
Aug. 1828; m. 12 July, 18G5, Mary Maria, younger dau. of
William Dewe, Esq. of Wyld Court, Berks, and had issue,

I. Lionel Dewe, now of Hampstead Norreys.

II Warin Ashbel (Rev.), B.A. Cainb., Curate of Aldborough,
Wilts, b. 20 June. 1867.

III. Gerald, b. 28 Dec. 1868.

IV. Horace, B.A. O.Kon, b. C June, 1870.

V. Montagu, 6. 24 Sept. 1872.

VI. Hubert Ivon, b. 17 April, 1879.

VII. Conrad OlTa, b. 27 Feb. 1882.

I. Jliriam Marie.

II. Naomi Ella.

Arms— Or, a fess between two chevrons sa., the one in chief
accompanied of three crescents, two and one, .gu. Crest — On a
chapeau gu. turned up erm. a millstone arg. with milLrlnd or.

Motto — An 1 may.

Heat — Hampstead Norreys, near Newbury.


LowTHEK, William Gorges, Esq. of Shriglcy
Park, CO. Chester, Major R.A. b. 11 Eeb. 18.50; m.
1S74, Harriett Agnes, only dau. of Rev. Edward
Leigh Bennett, Rector of Long Sutton, co. Lincoln,
and has issue,

I. William Ernest Huntingford, b. 4 Dec. 187G.

II. Edward St. George, 6. 10 Dec. 1878.

III. John Brabazon, 6. 19 April, 1883.

IV. Thomas Beresford, b. 4 April, 1890.

Iiineagre. — This is a younger branch of the very ancient
family of Lowther, raised to the Peerage in 1696, under the
title of Lonsdale.

William Lowtheb, Clerk of the Warrants of the Common
Pleas of Ireland, 5th son of Sm Cukistopher Lowther, of
Lowther, co. Westmorland, and brother of Sir John, great-
grandfather of the 1st Lord Lonsd;ile, lu. Eleanor, dau. oi
Anthony Welbury, of Castle Eden, and was father of

Sir Richard Lowther, who m. Isabel, 2nd dau. of Sir Richard
Fletcher, of Hutton, and was father of

George Lowther, of Skrine Abbey, co. Aleath, who iiu
Frances, dau. of Henry Piers, Esq. of Tristernagh, and was
father of

Edward Lowther, Esq. of Kilrue, co. Meath, who m. Mary,
dau. of Patrick Cusac, Esq. of Gcrardstown, and was father of

George Lowther, Esq. of Kilrue, M.P. ; vi. 1741, Jane, dau.
of Sir Tristram Beresford, and sister of the 1st Earl of Tyrone
(.Set' Burke's Peerage, Waterford), and had, with two dauo., of
whom the youngest, Sophia, m. Rowley Hill, Esq., M.P., two

Gorges, of whom presently.

Makcl's, M.P., who m. 1743, Catherine, dau. and heir of
Sir Edward Crofton, Bart., of Jloat Castle, co. Roscommon,
assumed the name and arms of Crofton, and was created i\
Baronet (see Borke's Peerage, Crofton).

The elder son.

Gorges Lowther, Esq. of Kilrue, for fifty years M.P. for
Meath, b. 25 Nov. 1713 ; m. 1738, Judith Usher, sister of St.
George, Lord St. George (whose only dau., Emilia Olivia, w.
William Robert, 2nd Duke of Leinster, K.P„ and d. 1792),
and left, with a dau. (Sophia, who in. Col. William Irvine, of
Castle Irvine, co. Fermanagh), a son and successor,

George Lowther, Esq. of Kilrue and of Lowther Lodge',
CO. Dublin, m. 17G7, Frances, dau. of Chambre Brabazon Pou-
sonby, Esq. of Ash Grove, and grand-niece of Brabazon, 1st
Earl of Bessborough, by whom (who d. 19 Nov. 1802) he had

Gorges, his heir, of whom presently.

Chambrd Brabazon Ponsonby, Kector of Orcheston, Wilts,
?n. Miss Coffin, and d. 1832, having had an only son,
Beresford, who d. young.

Frances, m. C. Apthorp, Esq.

Sophia Jane, m. J. AJcock, Esq.





Juliana, m. 1803, Capt. Thomas Penruddocke, of the Cold-
Btream Guards, 3rd son of Charles Penruddocke, Esq., M.P.,
of Corapton Chamberlayne, co. Wilts.
Mr. Lowther d. 1785. His eldest son,

Gorges Lowtheb, Esq. of Hampton Hall, Somerset, and
formerly of Kilrue, which he sold, M.P. for Eatoath 1790-1800,
an officer 6th Dragoon Guards, 6. 1769 ; m. July, 1794, Julia,
dau. of the Eev. Thomas Huntingford, and niece of Dr.
Huntingford, Bishop of Hereford, by whom (who d. 1832) he
had issue,

I. Fonsonby (Kev.), d. unm. in Canada, 19 July, 1854.

It. St. George, of Brading, Isle of AVight, late 69th Regt.,
m. 1st, Bliss Amos, and 2ndly, Mina, dau. of A. Goulding,
Esq. of Maiden Earley, and has issue only by 2nd mai-riagt,
1 Beresford. 2 Lancelot.

He d. 10 March, 1871.

III. Beresford (Kev.), b. 1813, J.P., B.A. Exet«r Coll. Oxon,
Vicar of Vowchurch, near Hereford, and Domestic Chaplain
to the Earl of Lonsdale ; m. 1849, Laura Alice, 3rd dau. of
Lieut.-Gen. Horsford, and d. 9 Feb. 1892.

IV. Bbabazon, of Shrigley Park, of whom hereafter.

V. Marcus, of Thornton, Hyde, Isle of Wight, Post-Capt.
R.N., m. Emily, Countess of Lerchenfeldt.

VI. William Ponsonby, d. unm. in New Zealand, 1842.

I. Julia, TO. 1831, the Key. Harry Lee, of Kingsgate House,

II. Rosalie "1

III. Frances Juliana/

IV. Maud, m. 1st, Thomas Legh, Esq. of Lyme, co. Chester,
and 2ndly, A. J. Deschamps De La Tour, Esq. of Milford,

V. Blanche, m. Allen Dent, Esq.

VI. Sophia, ra. W. M. Brideer, Esq. of Halnaker House,
Sussex, and the Chantry, Bradford-on-Avon, co. Wills.

Mr. Gorges Lowther d. 23 Feb. 1854, aged 85. The fourth son,
Bbabazon Lowther, Esq. of Shrigley Park, co. Chester,
J.P., B.A. Merton Coll. Oxon; m. Jan. 1847, Ellen Jane, only
dau. of Thomas Legh, Esq., LL.D., F.A.S., of Lyme Park, co.
Chester, by Ellen his wife, dau. of William Turner, Esq. of
Shrigley, and had issue,

I. Brabazon, h. 7 Sept. 1847 ; deceased.

II. William Gorges, now of Shrigley Hall.

III. Henry Crofton, b. 20 March, 1858.
1. Eleanor Constance.

Mr. Lowther d. 1877, and was s. by his son, William Gokges,
now of Shrigley Hall.

Arms—Or, six annulets, three, two, and one, sa.
Crest — A dragon passant arg. MoUo — Magistratus indicat
&af— Shrigley Park, Macclesfield, co. Chester.

■d. unm.


LoxDALE, Eeginald James EicE, Esq. of Castle
Hill, CO. Cardigan, b. 8 Dec. 1859 ; m. 1891, Edith
Amelia, dau. of the late Eranwhite Spurgin, Esq.
of Thrapston, co. Northampton, and widow of
Henry Murray Loxdale, Esq. She d. s. p. 1892.

Lineage. — This family traces its descent from

Robert Loxdale, who lived at Mere Town, parish of Forton,
CO. Stafford, on his own estate by inheritance, in the time of
Henby VII. He M. Joan Undyrwood, by whom he had one
son, .

Michael Loxdale, of Mere Town, who m. 1559, Alice Gret-
backe, and d. April, 1594, leaving two sons and three daus.
Their .second son,

Robert Loxdale, of Mere Town, bapt. 27 Dec. 1564, had by
Winifred his wife, three daus. and one son,

Thomas Loxdale, of Mere Town, bapt. 19 Dec. 1599, who m.
Sarah W

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