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1820; m. 15 Dec. 18-15, Harriet Maria, only
child of James Bradshaw, Esq., M.P. for Canter-
bury, and has issue,

I. Henry FitzKoy James, b. 8 Dec. 1846, 2nd Sec. of Lega-
tion at Buenos Ayres, d. unm. 30 Nov. 1884.

II. Gerald Charles, Capt. E.N., b. 13 Oct. 1848; m. 11
April, 1893, Juanita Maxwell, dau. of the late William
Scott, Esq. of Ashbrooke, Edinburgh.

in. Hubert Boyle, b. 5 March, 1852; d. unm. 1873.
IV. Walter Louis Frederick Golfz, 6. 22 Feb. 1855.
v. Algernon Arthur, b. 25 March, 1863.
VI. Claude Spencer, b. 25 Sept. 1867.

I. Grace. ii. Isabel Augasta Kitty. in. Florence.

IV. Constance Laura Mary, 711. Jan. 1880, C. J. Smith, Esq.,

and had issue, a son and a dau. v. Marion.

Ijineag'e. — Heney Langley, Esq. of Priestown (now
called Langley Lodge), co. Tipperary (2nd son of Henry
Langley, Esq. of Lisnamrock, who was son of Charles Lang-
ley, Esq., and grandson of Lieut. Henry Langley, of Col.
Hierom Sankey's Eegt. of Horse in Cro.mwell's army), m.
Margaret, dau. and heiress of Oliver Grace, Esq. of Brittas
Castle, who was grandson of John Grace, Esq. of Brittas
Castle, by Joan his wife, dau. of Thomas Butler, Esq. of
Brittas, great-grandson of Tibbott Butler, brother of Edmund,
Lord Diinboyne. John Grace, of Brittas Castle, was great-
grandson of Sir Oliver Grace of Ballylinch, whose father,
John Grace, Baron of Courtstown, was representative of the
great Anglo-Norman family of Grace. By Margaret his wife
Henry Langley had issue,

I. Henry Grace, of Brittas Castle, m. 1st, Sophia, dau. of
Tenison ; 2ndly, Mary, dau. of John Bagwell, of Marlfield,
CO. Tipperary, M.P.; and d. s. p.

II. Oliver, of whom presently.

III. Lawrence Grace, m. 1st, Anne, dau. of Eichard Moore,
of Barne, co. Tipperary, and had issue, Henry Acousins, of
Brittas Castle, and Langley Lodge, Capt. 6th Dragoons,
d. s. p. Mr. Langley m. 2ndly, Susanna, dau. of Godfrey
Taylor, of Noan,_co. Tipperary, but had no issue by her.

The 2nd son,

Olivee Langley, Esq., to. 1783, Elizabeth Butler, and left
issue at his decease, 1825,

Heney, his heir. Eichard, Lieut, in the army.

Oliver (Eev.). Lawrence, m.

John, m. Mary, dau. of Natt. Taylor, Esq. of Somerville, co.
Tipperary, and had is.-*ue, Susanna, Helena, and Adelaide.
Margaret, m. Eichard Phillips, Esq.
Mary, m. John Hurst, Esq.
The eldest son,

Hen-ey Langley, Esq. of Brittas Castle, Major in the army,
m. 7 May, 1807, Maria, dau. of Henry Penton, Esq. of Penton-
ville, Middlesex, M.P. for Winchester, and had issue,
Hen'ky, present representative of the family.
Oliver Grace, formerly Col. 16th Eegt., m. Marie, dau. of J.
E. W*llkinson, Esq. of Potterton Hall, co. Cork, and has
issue, one son and one dau.
Elizabeth Maria, m. Col. Henry Penton, of Pentonville, and
has issue.

Catherine Fanny, m. Percy Gough, Esq. (see Bvrke' a Peerage,
Gough. v.). and has issue, four sons and two daus.
Mary, m. William Perry, Esq.. of Woodrooff, Clonmel, J.P.
and D.L., and had issue, one son and one dau.
Sophia, d. unm.

Isabella Petronella, to. Col. Edward Bagwell Purefoy, of
Greenfields, J.P. and D.L. for Tipperary.
Major Langley J. 12 Oct. 1834, and his widow, Maria, Feb. 1862,
Arms— Arg., on a fess sa. a crescent or, in chief three hurts,
quartering Geace of Brittas Castle ; gu., a lion rampant per
fess arg. and or. Crest— A cockatrice, wings addorsed sa.,
combed, wattled, and spurred gu., charged with a crescent or.
Motto— Pide sed cui vide.
Residence— 31, Quetu's Gate Terrace, London, W.


Langton, Bennet Eothes, Esq. of Langton
Hall, CO. Lincoln, J.P., D.L., High Sheriff 1874, b.





9 May, 18-10 ; m. 6 June, 1865, Lucy Katharine,
only dau. of the Eev. Langhorne Burton Bui'ton,
Rector and Lord of the Manor of Somersby, and
has issue,

1. Ben-set, h. IS70. ii. Stephen, 6. 1S72.

III. Algernon Charles Mainwaring, h. 1S79.

I. Mabel Katharine Marion Burton.

II. Diana Charlotte Lee Mainwaring.

III. Dora Florence Geraldine.

IV. Ailela Kathleen. v. Enid Mnriel.
Liineagre. — The manor of Langton, a grant of free

■\Tarren from King Henry II., has been ever since in the
possession of this very ancient family, which derives its
name from the parish, and has its pedigree entered in the
Visitation of co. Lincoln of 1634. ''The village of Langton,"
says Allen, in bis History of Lincolnshire, "is celebrated
as ha.ving been the birthplace of three distinguished cha-
racters: 1st, Stephen Langton, Cardinal-Archbishop of Can-
terbury in the reign of King John ; 2nd, Dr. William
Langton, President of Magdalen College, Oxford, temp.
James I. : and 3rd, Bennet Langton, whose name is associated
with Dr. Samuel Johnson." George Langton, Esq., eldest
son and heir of George Langton, Esq., by his wife Miss
Feme, m. Diana, dau. of Edmund Tumor, Esq. of Stoke
Kochford, co. Lincoln, and had issue, i Bennet, his heir;
II. Feme, d. young ; i. Diana, m. Kev. Dr. tJvedale ; and ii.
Juliet, !)!. Rev. William Brackenbury. The eldest son and heir,

Besnet Langton, Esq. of Langton, m. 1770, Mary, Dowager-
Countess of Bothes, dau. of Greshara Lloyd, Esq., by Mary
Holt his wife, great-niece of the Lord Chief Justice Holt, and
had issue (with six daus., Mary, Diana, Jane, Elizabeth,
Isabella, and Margaret), three sons,

George, of Langton.

Peregrine, who assumed the surname of Massingbebd (s«
Massingberd of Gunby.)

Algernon, b. 1^1, originally a military officer, subse-
quently in holy orders: m. Mary Anne, sister of Edward
Drewe. Esq. of Grange, Devon, and d. 1829, leaving one
child, Bennet.
The son and heir,

George Langton, Esq. of Langton, m. 1839, Elizabeth, dau.
of Thomas Mainwaring, Esq.. of Coleby Hall, co. Lincoln, and
was father of

John Stephen Langton, Esq. b. 1794, m. 1816, Alice, dau.
of John Armstead, Esq., and by her (who d. 1833) had a son,

George Bennet Langton, Esq., m. 1839, Marianne,
youngest dau. of Langlcy Brackenbury, Esq. (son of Langley
Carr Brackenbury, Esq. of Panton Hall, co. Lincoln).
Mr. Langton and his wife both d. 1844, leaving issue,

I. Bennet Rothes, now of Langton.

u. John Stephen Algernon, 6. 1»42, d. 1892.

III. George Bennet, 6. 1844, d. 1870.

I. Constance, d. young.

j4-y-m«— Quarterly : sa. and or, a bend arg. Crest — An eagle
or, and a wivem vert, interwoven and erect on their tails.

Stat — Langton Hall, SpUsby, co. Lincoln.

Clubs — Conservative.


Laekach, Donald, Esq. of Brambletye, co.
Sussex, High Sheriff 1883, I. 17 July, 1817, m.
8 Sept. 1845, Jane Elizabeth, dau. of William
Walker, Esq. of Sydney, N.S. W., and has had issue,

I. William Walker, b. 1846, d. 1880.

II. James Walker, of Alderbury, Banbury, Capt. Suffolk
Hussars, b. 1849 ; m. 29 June, 1889, Lady Isabel Boyle,
dau. of Richard, 9th Earl of Cork, and has issue, Isabel,
b. 1890.

in. Sydney, 6. 1852.

IV. Herbert Donald, h. 1856 ; m. Alice, dau. of E. Ansdell,

Esq., R.A., and d. 1892.
I. Elizabeth Walker, m. Col. Alfred Robert Margery, of

Chatham Park, East Grinstead.

ilr. Lamach, formerly a banker in Australia, is
I'ldest son of William Larnach, Esq. of Caithness,
2s\B. (who d. 1829), by his wife, Margaret Smith.
Seat— Brambletye, near East Grinstead, Sussex.


La TorcHE, Francis, Esq. of Bellevue, co.
Wicklow, J.P., High Sheriff co. Leitrim. b. 1815, s.
his brother 1892.

Lineage.— The family of La Touche was established in
Ireland by David Digues db la Touche, a Huguenot, who
settled in that kingdom after the Revocation of the Edict of
Nantes, having served first as volunteer, and afterwards as
Lieut, and Capt. in the Princess Anne's Regiment of Infantry.
He was the 4th son of a noble Protestant family of the Blesois,
which possessed considerable estates between Blois and Orleans
and in other parts of France. He first fled to Holland, where
a branch of his family had for some time been established, and
shortly afterwards embarking with the Prince of Orange
served the Irish campaign under him. At the conclusion of the
war, Mr. La Touche, with many of his countrymen, settled in
Dublin. He m. twice; by his 2nd wife he had no issue, but
by the 1st (whom he m. oJuly, 1690), Judith Biard, dau. of
NeoBiard and Judith Chevalier his wife, he had, with two
daus., issue,

I. David, of whom presently.

II. James Digges La Touche, of Dublin, to. Ist, 1735,
Elizabeth, dau. of David Chaigneau, Esq., and had issue by
her an only cliild,

Elizabeth Wilhelmina, wife of Robert Barry, Esq., 3rd son
of Sir Edward Barry, Bart.
He TO. 2iidly, 1743, Matilda, dau. of William Thwaites, Esq.
(will dated 17 Nov. 1702, and proved 29 Sept. 1763), and had
issue by her,

1 William Digges La Touche, Esq. of Dublin, in. Grace,
dau. of John Puget, Esq. of London, and had issue,

James Digges La Touche, Esq. of Sans Souci, co. Dublin,
TO. Isabella, dau. of Sir James Lawrence Cotter, Bart.,
and left issue at his decease, 18527, William Digges,
m. 13 Sept. 1842, Louisa, dau. of Christopher L'Estrange-
Carleton, Esq. of Market Hill, co. Fermanagh, and has
issue, James Digges; John George Digges: Edmond
Robert Digges, Barrister-at-Law ; Isabella Digges, d.
29 Dec. 1886; Grace Digges; and Elizabeth Digges.

William Digges, d. v,nm.

Thomas Digges, m. Anne, dau. of — Keedham, Esq.

Esther, wife of Rev. Henjamin Waller.

Ehzabeth, ij;. Rev. Caesar Otway.

Grace, wife of Rev. George Edmond Cotter.

2 Peter Digges, Esq. of Belfield, co. Dublin, m. 1789, Char-
lotte, dau. of George Thwaites, Esq., andhad issue, Peter
Digges, TO. Mary Anne, dau. of Dodwell Browne, Esq. ;
John James Digges (Rev.); George Digges, m. Francss,
dau. of Rev. Caesar Otway, and had issue ; Theophilus
Digges, d. unm. ; William Digges, d. s. p. ; Elizabeth ;
Emily, wife of John Brennan, Esq. a Six-Clerk in Chan-
cery ; Frances ; Harriett ; and Sophia.

3 Theophilus Digges, of llublin, d. unm. 1777.

4 David Digges, of Dublin, d. unm. 1778.

Mr. La Touche d. 17 Oct. 1745, and was s. in the bank which
he had established in Dublin by his son,

David La Touche, Esq. 6. 31 Dec. 1703. who had been
educated in Holland with his relation Digues de la Motte, of
Rotterdam. He m. 8 Feb. 1724-25, Mary Anne, dau. of
Gabriel Canasilhes, and had issue,

Gabriel David, 6. 1728 ; d. v. p.

David (Hijiht Hon.), of Marlay. James, b. 1730 ; d. v. p.

John, of Harristown.

Peter, of Bellevue, M.P., of whom presently.

Gabriel, b. 26 Dec. 1734. Matthew, 6. 1738.

Mary Anne, b. 1726. Martha, 6. 1736.

Elizabeth, twin with Martha. Judith, h. 1742.

Mr. La Touche d. Feb. 1875. The eldest son.

The Right Hon. David La Toucue, of Marlay, co. Dublin,
many years M.P. for his own borough of Newcastle and other
places, b. 1729; m. 1762, Elizabeth, dau. of the Right Rev.
George Marlay, D.D., Bishop of Dromore, son of Chief Justice
Marlay, and by her (who was first cousin to the Right Hon.
Henry Grattan) had issue,

David his heir. George, d. unm. 1823.

John David, of whom presently.

Peter, 6. 1777 ; of whom hereafter, as successor to his uncle

of Bellevue.
Robert, Lieut.-Col. of the Carlow Militia, and for some years

M.P. for Carlow, b. 1783 ; d. s. p.
William, d. young.

Elizabeth, to. 1781, Robert, 3rd Earl of Lanesborough.
Harriet, m. Sir Nicholas Colthurst, 9rd Bart, of Ardrum, co.

Emily, m. Nov. 1790, Col. George Vesey, of Lucan House,

CO. Dublin.
Anne, m. George Jeffreys, Esq. of Blarney Castle, eo. Cork.
Maiia, m. 1801, the Right Hon. Maurice Fitzgerald, Knight

of Kerry.

Mr. La Touche d. June, 1817. His eldest son,

David La Touche, Esq. of Marlay, Col. of the Carlow Militia,
M.P. for that co., to. 24 Dec. 1789, Lady Cecilia, dau, of the
Earl of Milltown, and left issue,

1. David, d. unm. 1830,





n. John (Eev.), Vicar of Monntrath, m. and had issue.

III. George, 6. 1793; m. and had issue.

IV. Peter, Major 7th Bengal N.I., m. 1st, 1829, Fanny, dau.
of Brigadier-General William George Maxwell, C.B., of Dal-
Bwinton, co. Dumfries, by whom (who d. at Kiatah, India,
22 Jan. 1830), he had issue, one son, 6. 19 Jan. 1830, d. an
infant, and 2ndly, El^en Maria, dau. of Charles BestandiR,
of German extraction, from Gijttingen (6. 1816; m. at Cape
Town, Cape of Good Hope, 11 Sept. 1832). He d. 16 May,
\849, leaving issue by her (who d. at liath, 1 July, 1845),

} Cecil D'Urban, Colonel and Commandant of the Poonah
Horse, b. 11 July, 1834; m. 23 April, 1655, Agnes
Emma, only dau. of Benjamin Proctor Kooke, M.D., and
has issue, two daus.

2 Charles Blunt, Capt. Bombay Staff Corps, m. 1866, Wil-
helmina, dau. of William Miiller, of Shenley, Herts, had
issue, one dau. only. He was killed in action at Macherba,
Kattywar, India, 29 Dec. 1867.

3 William Puget, b. 6 June, 1838, at Nusserabad, India,
Lieut.-Col. Bombay Staff Corps; m. 2 Nov. 18G6, Frances
Gertrude, 2nd dau. of Gen. Sir Anthony B. Stransham,
K.C.B., by whom he has had issue, Charles Burdett Mal-
colm, and seven other children.

V. William, d. unm.

VI. Eobert, Capt. in the army, m. and had issue.

VII. Cecil, d. unm.

I. Elizabeth, m. William, 3rd Lord Brandon.

II. Harriett, m. Villiers Hatton, Kear-Admiral R.N.

ui. Frances, d. unm. iv. Emily. v. Mary.

Col. La Touche sold Marlay to his brother,

John David La Touche, Esq., 6.2 Jan. 1772; m. March,
1799, Anne Caroline, dau. of Charles Tottenham Esq. of New
Boss, CO. Wexford, and d. Aug. 1833, leaving issue,

David Charles, late of Marlay, 6. 18 April, 1800, Col. co.

Dublin Militia, J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff of Wicklow,
1838, and of the co. and city of Dublin 1843, d. unm.

Charles John, t. 21 March, 1811; ?n. June, 1850, Mademoi-
selle Marie de Fouchier, and has a son, John David, 6. May,

Frances Caroline Sarah, d. 1877. Elizabeth Louisa.

Anne Caroline, d. unm. 1844.

Peter La Touche, Esq. of Bellevue, 3rd surviving son of
David Digues La Touche, Esq. of Bellevue, by Mary Anne his
wife, sat for many years in Parliament as Knight of the Shire
forLeitrim. He m. 1st, 1766, Rebecca, only dau. of Robert
Vicars, Esq. of Grantstown, Queen's co., which lady d. s. p.
1786, and 2ndly, Elizabeth, dau. of Eichtrd Vicars, Esq. of
Lavally, which lady, who had no chililren, survived her
husband a considerable time. Having no issue, Mr. La Touche
adopted (the 4th son of his brother, the Right Hon. David La
Touche, of Marlay) his nephew,

Peter La Touche, Esq. of Bellevue, 6. 1777, m. 1806, the
Hon Charlotte Maude, dau. of Cornwallis, Ist Viscount
Hawarden, and by her (who d. 3 Dec. 1874, aged 92) had

Petek, his heir. Cornwallis, d. 1837, in India.

William Robeet, late of Bellevue.

Ashley, m. 2 May, 1861, Sarah Juha, dau. of Col. Sir William
Cox, of Coolciiffe, and d. 1876, leaving issue, one dau.,

Charles Henry, d. 1876.

Francis, now of Bellevue.

James, d. 1852.

Octavius, m. his cousin, Cecilia La Touche, and has issue,
Peter, b. Sept. 1864, aud three daus.

John Alexander, d. s. p. 19 March, 1892.

Isabella, d. unm. 10 June, 1891.

Charlotte. Mary.

Eliza, m. Rev. James Godley, and has issue, three sons and
one dau. Elizabeth, d. young.

Mr. La Touche d.ll Feb. 1830, and was s. by his son,

Peter La Touche, Esq. of Bellevue, d, s. p. 1856, and was
s. by his brother,

William Robert La Touche, Esq. of Bellevue, co. Wicklow,
D.L. for CO. Lcitrim, J. P. for Wicklow, High Sheriff for
Wicklow 1860, and for Leitrim 1853, b. 30 June, 1310, m. 13
July, 1867, Ellen, 4th dau. of WUliam Henn, Esq., Master in
Chancery, by Mary Rice, his nife, eldest dau. of George
Fosbery, Esq. of Clorane, co. Limerick, and d. s. p. 17 Jan.
1892, and was s. by his eldest surviving brother, Francis, now
of Bellevue.

Armi — Arg., a pomegranate slipped in pale ppr. on a chief of
the last, two mullets of the field. Crest — A mullet of five
points pierced arg. 3io£to— Quid verum atque decens euro et

iea£— Bellevue, Delgany, co. Wicklow.

1846, and Leitrim 1859, 5. 15 Sept. 1814; m. 16
May, 1843, Maria, only cliild of Eose-Lnmbart
Price, Esq. of Trengwainton, co. Cornwall (by his
wife, Catherine, Countess Dowager of Desart) and
has issue,

I. Robert Perot O'Connor, J.P., 6. 12 July, 1846 ; m. 9
Feb. 1870, Lady Annette Louisa, 2nd dau. of John, 3rcl
Earl of Clonmell.

I. Emily Maria, m. 27 June, 1865, Hon. Bernard Matthew
Ward, Major 32nd Light Infantry, 4th son of Viscount
Bangor, and d. 1 June. 18G8, leaving issue.

II. Rose Lucy, d. unm. 25 May, 1875.

Xiineag'e. — John La Touche, Esq. of Harristoirn, co.
Kildare, M.P., 2nd surviving son of David Digues La Touche,
Esq. of Marlay (see La Touche oJ Bellevue), m. 1763, Gertrude
Fitzgerald, dau. of Robert Uniacke, Esq. of co. Cork (who took
the name and arms of Fitzgerald), and had issue,

Robert, his heir.

John, many years M.P. for co. Leitrim, d. unm.

Gertrude, m Francis Matthew, 2nd Earl of Llandaff.

Marianne, m. Ralph Peter Dundas, Esq.
The elder son,

Robert La Todche, Esq. of Harristown, M.P. for co. Kildare,
m. 17 April, 1810, Lady Emily Le Poer Trench, youngest dau.
of William Power Keating, 1st Earl of Clancarty, and by her
(who d. about 1S18) has issue,

John, now of Harristown.

Robert, twin with John, d. 8 Sept. 1846.

William, 6. 1815 ; d. 10 Jan, 1867.

Anne, d. young.

Gertrude, m. 1841, her cousin, Stanley McClintock, Esq., son
of John McClintock, Esq. of Drumcar, by his wife, the Lady
Elizabeth Le Poer Trench. Emily, d. young.

Mr. La Touche d. May, 1844.

Arms, etc. — Same as La Touche of Bellevue.
Seat — Harristown, Brannoxtown, Newbridge.


Lawes, Egbert Bartholomew, Esq. of Old
Park, CO. Kent, and Kingston Hill, co. Surrey, J.P.,
D.L., CO. Kent, Major late 8th batt. Middlesex
Volunteers, b. 3 Aug. 1824; m. 25 April, 1854,
Emma Selina, dau. of Eev. Edward Murray and
niece of George, Bishop of Eochester (see Atholl,
D.), and has issue,

I. Robert Murray, Capt. Roy. Engineer Militia, F.R.G.S.,
Eairister-at-Law {Hesideyicc—bl, Curzon Street, W.
Clubs — Brooks's, and AthenEeum), b. 22 Jime, 1857; m.
1889, Florence, 2nd dau. of Admiral G. B. Lethbridge,
and has issue,

I. Evelyn Emma Murray, m. 3 Aug. 1876, Sir Graham
Hamond Grasme, Bart., of Norton and Yaverland, Isle of

II. Marion Ruperta Murray, m. 20 Feb. 1884, Capt. the Hon.
Geoffrey Cecil Fiennes, eldest son of Lord Saye and

Major Lawes is eldest son of Eobert Lawes, Esq. of
Hyde Park Place, and Kingston Hill, co. Surrey
(who d. 1858), by Elizabeth Gilham, his wife (who
d. 1870), dau. of J. Bull, Esq. His only sister,
Henrietta Wilhelmina, w. H. Booth Hohler, Esq.
J. P., of Eawkham Manor, Kent.
Seats— Old Park, Dover, Kent, and Kingston Hill, Surrey.

(See Htjddleston.)


La Touche, Johx, Esq. of Harristown, co. Kil-
dare, J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff cos. Kildare,


Laweance, Sir John Compton, of Dunsby
Hall, CO. Lincoln. J.P. and D.L. for that co., M.P.
for South Lincolnshire 1880-90, b. 30 May, 1832 ;
m. 15 Oct. 1861, Charlotte Georgina, dau. of Major
Smart, of Tumby Lawn, co. Lincoln, and has issue,

Thomas Dalton, 6. 26 June, 1865.
Katharine Louisa.





Sir John, -who was called to the Bar afc Lincoln's
Inn 1859, made a Q.C. 1877, was Recorder of Derby
1879-90, was promoted to the Judicial Bench 1890
as Judge in the Queen's Bench Div., High Court of

liineag'e. — Thomas Mcnton Lawkance, Esq. of Dunsby,
son of John Lawrance, Esq. (who J. 1S30), by his -nife Eliza-
beth (who d. 1S'2()), »!. 1830, Louisa, dau. of John Conipton,
of Water Newton, Hunts, and by her (who d. 1863) had issue,

John Compton, now of Dunsby Hall.

Elizabeth H., vt. Eev. George Carter, Eector of Folkingham,
CO. Lincoln.

Mr. Lawrance d. in April, 1856.

Seat — Dunsby Hall, near Bourne.

Toicn Ri'sidence — 7, Onslow Square, S.W.

CZi'. 6s— Carlton, Junior Carlton, fat. Stephen's, and Athe-


Laweexce, Rkt. Chaeles, of Lisreaghan, co.
Galwav, formerly Vicar of Thurton, Diocese of
Norwich, h. 28 Oct. 1828 ; m. 26 Feb. 1866, Cecil
(who d. Jan. 1881), youngest dau. of Gen. Sir
Charles Wale, K.C.B., of Shelford, co. Cambridge.

Lineage.— This family claims to be a younger branch of
the very ancient and distinguished family of the Lawrences of
Zancasnire, descended from Sir Kichard Lawrence, of Ashton
Hall, in that co., and was established in Ireland temp. Queen

JoiiN Lawrence settled at Ballymore, co. Galway, and had
is.^ue, Walter, his heir; John; Edward; Peter; Joseph.

Walter Lawrence, of Ballymore, s. his father, for whose
distinguished services he was rewarded with large grants of
land under patent from James I., dated 1617. He m. 1603,
Cicely, dau. of Sir John Moore, of Brieze, co. Mayo, and d.
163-1, when he was s. by his only son,

John Lawrence, of Ballymore and Lisreaghan, m. 1st,
J640, a dau. of John O'Donelan, Esq. of Ballydonelan, co.
Galway, by whom he had no surviving issue ; 2ndly,
Mabella, dau. of KillaghO'Kelly, Esq. of Aughrim, co. Galway,
and had a dau. Mabella, m. J. Kelly, Esq. of Ballagh, co.
■Galway; 3rdly, Mary, dau. of Gerald McCoghlan, eldest son
and heir of Sir John McCoghlan, of Cloghan, chief of his
name, and Lord of the Country of Delvin Arra, now the
Barony of Garry Castle, King's co., by the Lady Onoria Burke
his wife, dau. of IJichard, Earl of Clanricarde and St. Alban's,
and by her had a son and heir, W^alter, and three daus.,
Honoria, Christian, and Dorothy. He d. 1675, and was s. by
his only son,

Walter Lawrence, Esq. of Lisreaghan, m. 1673, his
cousin. Cicely, dau. of Col. Garrett Moore, of Cloghan Castle,
King's CO., by his wife, the Lady Margaret, 2nd dau. of
Eichard, 6th Earl of Clanricarde, and the Lady Elizabeth
Butler his wife, dau. of Walter, llth Earl of Ormonde, and by
her (who ni. 2ndly, John Kelly, Esq.) left at his decease, 1077
(with a dau. Honoria, m. H. Felly, Esq. of Kill, co. Galway),
two sons, minors, John, d. s. p., under age, and

Walter Lawrence, Esq. of Lisreaghan, m. Mary, dau. of
iCicholas Arcedekne, Esq. of Gortnamona, co. Galway, and
dying 1706, was s. by his eldest son (his youngest son, Peter,
d. 1758, a Rear-Admiral),

John Lawrence, Esq. of Lisreaghan, m. 20 April, 1727,
Wary, only dau. and heir of John Scott, Esq. of Greenish
and Cappavarnagh, co. Galway, and of Mont Serat, West
Indies, by his wife, Anastasia, dau. of Eobert ffrench, Esq. of
Eahasane, co. Galway, and dying 1730, was *. by his only son,

Walter Lawrence, Esq. of Lisreaghan, 6. 1729, m. 1 May,
1760, JIargery, only dau. of Edmond Nettervllle, Esq. of Long-
ford, CO. Galway, and had issue, Peter, b. Aug. 1762, d. s. p.
July, 1790, and Maria, d. unm. 1823. Mr. Lawrence m. 2ndly,
Aug. 1791, Catharine, dau. of John D'Arcy, Esq. of Ballykine
CO. Mayo, and widow of Charles Blake, Esq. of Merlin Park, co.
Galway, by Margaret his wife, youngest dau. of Denis Daly,
Esq. of Eaford, co. Galway, and granddau. of Michael, 10th
Earl of Clanricarde, and by her had issue,

Walter, late of Lisreaghan.

Matilda Margaret, ra. 1822, Thomas Seymour, Esq. of Bally-
more Castle, CO. Galway, and has issue.

Mr. Lawrence d. Oct. 1796, and was s. by his son,

Walter Lawrence, Esq, of Lisreaghan, J. P., High Sheriff,
1820-21, b. 15 Dec. 1793; m. 1 March, 1813, Georgiana, 3rd
dau. of Charles Blake, Esq. of Moyne, co. Mayo, and of Merlin

Park, CO. Galway (by his wife, Georgiana, eldest dau. and co-
heir of Sir G. Browne, 6th Bart, of The Neale, co. Mayo,
eldest brother of John, 1st Baron Kilmaine), by Anastatia,
his wife, dau. of Denis Daly, Esq. of Raford, and the Lady
Anne de Burgh his wife, dau. of Michael, lOth Earl of Clanri-
carde, and by her (who d. 1863) had issue,
I. Walter, late Capt. 41st Regt. subsequently Capt. Galway
Militia; m. 1848, Olivia, eldest dau. of Sir Michael Dillon
Bellew, Bart., and d. 1863, leaving by her (who d. 10 Jan.
1874) a duu., Honora Mary, m. 1868, Charles Blake, Esq. of
Coolcon, CO. Mayo, and d. 1873, leaving a dau. Violet
u. John, d. 22 Feb. 1872.
iiL Charles, now of Lisreaghan.
lY. Peter. v. Denis Joseph.

VI. George Edward. vii. Henry William.

I. Georgiana.

II. Catherine Elizabeth, m. John Clarke, Esq.

III. aiary Dorothy. iv. Margaret Mabella.

v. Frances Cicely. vi. Anne Helena Christian.

VII. Adelaide Bridget Octavia.

He d. 21 Sept. 1873.

.(^'/■77is— Quarterly : 1st and 4th arg., a cross raguly gu., for
Lawrence ; 2nd and 3rd sa., a catherine-wheel between two
crescents in chief and a trefoil in base or, for Sco

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