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Licut.-Col. Humphry Dalrymple Bland, 47th Regt., an3
had issue,

I. John William, now of Dreghorn.

II. Robert Andrew, b. 1854, ol Kilanea, Kanai, m. Pauline

I. Ellen Bland, m. Rev. James Johnston, Glencoe, ^ol•-
wood. Emeritus Minister of Free St. James's Church,

II. ElUsnii Thorburn, m. 18 Oct. 1877, Sir Thomas McClure,
Bart., M.P., of Belmont and Lundalla, co. Down.

III. Caroline Easton, m. 1669, George Harbour, Esq. of Bo es-
worth Castle and Bankhead, Cheshire, M.A., J. P., and has
issue, Robert, b. 1876.

Mr. Robert Andrew Maclie d. 16 Feb. 1893, .and was s. by hi»
Ai-iiis—Ter fess nebuly az. and or, in chief a sword arg.,





point downwards, hilted and pomelled of the second, and in
base a lymphad sa., under sail of the third.— A demi-
lion rampanc ppr. Motto — Pro rege.

Seal — Dreghorn Castle, Colinton, Edinburgh ; and Rowton
Hall, Chester.


M'GiLDOWNY, Hugh McCalmont, Esq.


Claro Park, co. Antrim, J.P., b. 1854; s. his father


Lineage.— John M'Gildownt, Esq. of Ballycastle, son
of Edmund M'Gildowny, Esq. of Ballynaglough, ra. Mary
Gray, and was father (with a dau. Mary, Mrs. Casement) of
three sons, John, of Clare Park ; Charles, of whom presently ;
and Edmund of Clare. The 2nd son,

Chakles M'Gildownt, Esq. of Clare Park, /ii. 9 Marsh, 1819,
Eosetta, dau. of E. D. Boyd, Esq. of Ballycastle, and (?. 24 Jan.
1842, leaving an only son and heir,

John M'Gildownt, Esq. of Clare Park, J.P. and D.L., High
Sheriff 1843, late C^t. Antrim Militia, b. Feb. 1820 ; m. 1851,
Kose Anna, dau. of Hugh McCalmont, Esq. of Abbeylands,
CO. Antrim, and by her (who d. 1879) had issue,

Hugh McCalmont, now oi Clare Park.

RoBEBT, Lieut. K.A., b. 1864, d. vMm. 1889.
Mr. M'Gildowny d. 1887.

iSccU— Clare Park, near Ballycastle, co. Antrim.


McGeigor, Alexander, Esq. of Cairnoch, co.
Stirling, h. 10 July, 1859 ; m. 3 Nov. 1886, Margaret
Annie Kay, 3rd dan. of John Muir, Esq. of Deans-
ton, CO. Perth, and has issue,

Alexandek MciR, b. 1887.

Lineagre. — Alexander McGrigob, Esq. of Cairnoch, J.P.
for CO. Lanark, and an eminent Solicitor in Glasgow, b. 30
Xov. 1772; ra. 8 June, 1796, Frances, youngest dau. of John
WillisoD, Esq. of Port Glasgow, descended from the Andersons
of Dowhill, a family for a long period of standing and
influence in Glasgow. By her (who d. 15 Dec. 1837) Mr.
McGrigor had issue,

Alexander, his heir.

Frances WiUison. m. 8 June, 1818, Patrick Murray, Esq. of
Glasgow (who is deceased), and rf. 24 Dec. 1848, leaving issue.

Margaret, 6. Dec. 1697 ; d. Dec. 1798.
Mr. McGrigor d. 21 Oct. 1839, and was s. by his son,

Alexander McGrigor, of Cairnoch, b. 14 July, 1796, Soli-
citor ia Glasgow, J.P. ; m. 1st, 7 March, 1S26, Janet Stevenson,
dau. of William Bennett, Esq. of Moore Place, Glasgow, and
by her (who d. 1 June, 1827), had a son,

Alexander Bennett, late of Cairnoch.
He m. 2ndly, 17 July, 1832, Mary Cusine, dau. of William
Weiderspoon, Esq. of Tayside, Solicitor in Perth, and by her
(^who d. 18 Oct. 1852) had issue,

William Wedderspoon, 6. 20 Oct. 1839; d. 6 Sept. 1842.

Mary Murray.
Mr. McGrigor d. 20 Dee. 1853. His eldest son,

Alexander Bennett McGrigor, Esq., LL.D., of Cairnoch,
CO. Stirling, J.P., 6. 1 May, 1827; m. 11 Oct. 1848, Elizabeth,
youngest dau. of John Kobenson, Esq., merchant of Ham-
burg, and had issue,

I. Alexander, now of Cairnoch.

II. William Bennett, 6. 2 Dec. 18C1 ; d. 11 March, 1SC3.

I. Margaret Elizabeth, m..2 July, 18?4,Xeale Thomson, Esq.
of Glasgow, and has issue.

II. Janet Stevenson Bennett, m. 8 July, 1872, Matthew
Arthur, Esq. of Glasgow, and has issue.

Mr. McGrigor d. 1890.

iJeiidei/cei— Cairnoch, Carronbridge, Denny, N.B. ; and 19,
^Yoodside Terrace, Glasgow. Clubs— Reioim and Devonshire.


McQuiEE, William Walter, Esq. of Clonea
House, CO. Waterford, b. 26 March, 1853.

Lineage — The House of McGdibe, anciently MacUidhir
an ancient Irish Sept, are recorded in the Annals of the Four
Masters, from 1449, as Lord of the co. Fermanagh. The pedi-
gree of the sept is recorded in Ulster's Office, and the family
were ennobled in 1627, under the title of Lord Enniskillen
The pedigree sets forth that

Thomas Mor McGuire, Chief of MeGaire, Lord of Fer-
managh, called Giolla Dobh, or the dark-haired youth, m.
Margaret, dau. of Con O'Neil, Chief of Tyrone, and d. 1430,

leaving, with other issue,

I. Philip, C/i«'/o/A/c<?Mir«, from whom descended McGriRE
of Tempo, co. Fermanagh, subsequent chiefs of McGuiie
(Sfe Ecbke's Vlcissilvdes of Families).

II. Thomas Oge, m. Juliana, dau. of John Campbell, and d.
1480, leaving, inter alios.

1 Edmond, elected Chief of McGuire, according to tlit-
Irish custom of Tanistry, in 1480. He settled the Raronj-
of Coole and the lands of Knockninny, co. Fermanagh, on
his son and heir, Patrick, of Knockninny, who was mur-
dered in 1488 : from him descended, according to the
registered pedigree, McGuire of Knockniamj antS
McGniRE of McGuiresbridge.

2 Conor Mor, d. 1518, whose descendant. Sir Conor Mc-
Guire, tanp. Queen Elizabeth, called ''The Queen's
McGuire," was father of.

Sir Brien McGuire, created Baron McGuire, lord
i'nniskillen, by patent dated 3 March, 1627, m. Rose,
dau. of Art M'Avemon O'Neill, and had, with four
daus. and two younger sons,

Conor, 2nd Lord Enniskillen, attainted 1644, (whose
male issue became extinct with his great-grandson,.
Lawrence, 5th Lord Enniskillen). Kory, <;. 1648,
leaving Rory Oge, who had two sons, Alexander,
6th and last known Lord EnniskilUn, Capt. in the
Irish Brigade 1750, and Brien Oge, living 1719 (see
Bdbke's Extinct Peerage).
HI. Hugh, ancestor of McGuire of Clonea.
IV. Rory, consecrated Bishop of Clogher 1449 ; d. 1483.
His 3rd son,

Hugh McGuire, called " Hugh Xeinagh,'' d. 1488. Seventh
in descent from him was

Richard McGurie, Esq. of co. Fermanagh, as described
in the pedigree of this family registered in Ulster's Office,
had two sons,

I. William, who canned on this line.

II. Richard, who settled at Moyalley, co. Limerick, after
1641 ; m. Katherine, widow of "Very Rev. John Fitzgerald,
Dean of Cork, and d. s. p.; will dated 1 Feb. 1690.

William McGdire, Esq., the eldest son, settled ia Dublin,
and was father of

Richard McGuire, Esq. of Dublin, ra. Elizabeth, dau. of
Alexander de Barde Duterail, of Dublin, a French refugee
(Who d. March, 1752). Herf. 1727, leaving a son,

William McGuire, Esq. of Dublin, 6. 1699, entered Trin.
Coll. Dublin, 9 July, 1716 ; m. Elizabeth, dau. of Rev. Francis
Annesley, LL.D., Rector of Winwick, co. Lancaster, and by
her (who made her will 12 July, 1784, which waa proved
7 Feb. 1789) he had issue,

I. Richard, d. s. p. n. Francis, d. s. p.

III. William, of George Street, Hanover Square, London, b.
22 April, 1723 ; m. Lucy Beard, widow of Governor P'ytchc,
of Bengal, and had a dau. Lucy, m. Rev. Charles Marr, of
Downham, co. NoifoLk, and a son,

William, of Rostrevor, co. Down, m. Anne Eliza, dau. of
John Moore, Esq. of Clough, co. Down, and d. Feb. 182'2,
leaving by her (who d. 28 March, 1824, aged 63) a son,
Willlam John, of Canigbawn, near Rostrevor, m. IS
Feb. 1828, Lady Mary Annesley, only dau. of William
Richard, 3rd Earl of Annesley, by iiis 1st wife, Lady
Isabella St. Lawrence, dau. of William, 2nd Earl of
Howth, and coheir of her mother. Lady Mary lier-
mingham, dau. and co-heir of Thomas, 22nd Lord
Athenry and Earl of Louth. Lady Mary McGuire d.
1837, leaving issue,

William Richard Bermingham McGuibe, chief and
representative of this branch of the ancient family of
McGuire, Chiefs of Fermanagh, 6. March, ls29, a co-
heir of one of the co-heirs of Thomas, 22ud Lord
Athenry and Earl of Louth ; ra. Caroline Sophia
Newall, who d. 9 June, 1883.

Edward Thomas St. Lawrence, Lieut. -Col. Regimental
District, Armagh, 6. March, 1830.
Armorie Russel, 6. 26 Nov. 1837; rn. 2 Aug. 18C0,
Anne Elizabeth, dau. of William Humphreys, Esq.
of Ballyhaise, co. Cavan; d. 18 June, 1874.

IV. Arthur, of whom below.

V. Joseph, d.unm., made his will 30 June, 1790, proved 1794.

VI. Annesley, b. 4 Nov. 1731: d. 1732.

VII. Thomas, 6. 1 Sept. 173;i.

I. Elizabeth, 6. 10 July. 1737, Mrs. Smith.

II. Anna Maria, Mrs. Smith.

in. Jane, b. 3 Mov. 1738, Mrs. Ashburner.
IV. Deborah.

Mr. McGuire, d. intestate April, 1763, and administration was
granted to his widow 5 June, 1763. His 4th son,
Arthur McGdire, Esq. Master in Chancery, b. 17 Jan.





1724 ; m. (lie. 20 Sept. 1759) Anne dau. of Walter Croker, Esq.
of CO. Cork, and had issue,

I. Walter, d. s. p.

II. .Arthur (Kev.), Rector of St. Thomas, Dublin, appointed a
C.inon of St. Patiick's Cathedral "Jl March, 1791 ; d. Jan.

m. liichard (Sir), Knt.

IV. AViLLi.iM, of whom presently.

V. Joseph, J.F. COS. Cavanand Fermanagh, m. Mademoiselle
Perdisette, a native of Switzerland, and had three daus.,

Henrietta, rf. unm.

Elizabeth, m. Kev. George Morley Dennis, Rector of Ennis-

coffev, CO. Westmeath, who cl. 1886.
Maiia, m. 1st, Arthur McGuire Gyles, Esq. of Saunders

Court, CO. Wexford, and 2ndly, Nicholas ffoUiott Gyles,

J. P., Majur Waterford Militia (Ar(illery).

VI. Thomas. vii. Edward.
\iii. Francis (Rev.), d. 20 July, 1844.

I. .Anne Croker, jji. (lie. 1 March, 1791) George Gyles, Esq.
of Robinstown, co. Wexford.

II. Elizabeth. lit. Mary.

Arthur McGuire d. June, 1810. Ilis 4th son,

William McGcibe, Capt. R.N., m. 1804, Mary, dau. of
Samuel Hobson, Esq. and had by her (who d. 1856) the follow-
ing issue,

I. Thomas, an officer E.N., d. %inni. of the yellow fever in
the West Indies.

II. Abthcb, of Clonea House.

III. Walter (Rev.), d. unm. 1855.

IV. Samuel Edwabd, of Clonea House.

I. Maria.

II. Elizabeth, m. John Simon Greene, Capt. 28th Regt., and
has issue.

Capt. McGuire d. 1348, and was s. by his eldest surviving

Author McGuiBE, Esq. of Clonea House, who d. v.nm. 1851,
and was s. by his brother,

Samuel Edwabd McGuibe, Esq. of Clonea House, J. P., High
.Sheriff, 1869, b. 16 July, 1816 ; called to the Irish Bar ; m. 27
,Vpril, 1852, Charlotte Maria, dau. of Right Hon. Sir William
31acMahon, Bart. Master of the Rolls in Ireland, and rf. 24
I>.'ov. 1886, having had issue,

I. William Walteb, now of Clonea House.

I. Charlotte Mary, b. 10 May, 1855; d. 19 July, 1875.

II. Emily Mary, 6. 12 Nov. 1857.

III. Augusta Maria, b. 7 March, 1859.

^n)is— Vert, a white horse fully caparisoned, thereon a knight
incomplete armour, in the dexter hand a sword, all ppr. Crest-
On a ducal coronet or, a stag statant ppr. collared and lined
gold. Mottoes— Vonitudo et justitia ; Virtus et fortitude in-
vinciblia sunt.

Seat — Clonea House, Dungarvan, co. Waterford.


Machell, Key. Eichaed Beveeley, M.A.,
Crackenthorpe and Crosby Kavensworth, Lord of
the Manor, and patron of the living of Asby, co.
"Westmorland, Canon of York, and Prebendary of
I3otevant, 1879, and Vicar of St. Martin, in Coney
St. York, Alderman of the E. R. Yorkshire, County
Council, J. P. for the parts of Lindsay, b. 8 Jan.
1823 ; m. 11 April, 1850, the Hon. Emma, eldest
•surviving dau. of Henry Willoughby, Esq. of
ijirdsall and Setrington, and sister of Henry, 8tli
Lord Middleton, and has issue.

I Hugh Lancelot, B.A., St. John Coll. Camb., 6. 14 Aug.
1851 ; 1/1. 22 July, 1876, Helena Margaret, dau. of Abel
Chapman, Esq. of Woodford, Essex, and has issue,
Lancelot, b. 25 Feb. 1877 ; Julian, b. 23 March, 1878 ;
Roger, 6. 31 July, 1883, d. 21 Nov. 1890; Humphrey
Gilbert, 6. 12 Oct. 1887 ; Hope Dulcis, b. 14 Nov. 1886.

II. Henry Robert, b. 25 Jan. 1853; d. 26 Dec. 1877.

III. Reginald Willoughby, b. 20 June, 1854; m.2 Aug. 1876,
Ada Mary, dau. of Rev. Charles Sympson, Rector o[
Kirkby Misperton, co. York, and has issue, Henry
Reginald, b. 17 Sept. 1880; Montagu Arthur, 6. 29 July,

IV. Guy Lawrence, d. an infant, 25 Jan. 1862.

■V. Percy Wilfred, b. 5 Dec. 1862, Capt. Essex Regt. attached
to the Egyptian Army. (Interpreter in Arabic, haa the
orders of the Osmanieh and Medjidie, and Egyptian

VI. Lancelot Wentworth, 6. 11 June, 1865.

». Eva Magdalen, m. 15 Dec. 1886, Charles Henry, eldest

son of Bryan Holme Holme, Esq. of Paul Holme, by-
Catherine Margaret, his wife, dau. of- Hon. Sir Patrick
Stuart, of Eaglescairnie, N.B.
II, Beatrice Cassandra, m. 22 Aug. 1888, William George
Dickinson, Esq. of Roo3 Hall, co. York, J. P. for East

liineage.— The antiquity of this family is unquestionable.
In IIolinshed's ClivonicUs of England, Rogerus Mains Catalus*
occurs as Vice-Chancellor of England, temp. Richabd I.
Guillim, in his Heraldry, makes honourable mention of two
Machells, Hugh and Guy, who served at Tournay under
Henbt VIII. ; and for further reference we might adduce
Dugdale, Pennant, and Whitaker. Passing over a long series
of generations, we come to

JohnMachell, in whose house at Crackenthorpe, according
to Lingard, King Henbt VI. took refuge after the battle of
Hexham. This John, living 1446, m. Catherine Huddlestone,
and had issue,

I. John, of Crackenthorpe, to. a dau. of Gilbert Wharton,
and d. 2nd or 3rd Henry VIII., leaving issue,

1 Guy, of Crackenthorpe, m. Margaret Scott, and d. 1537.
having had issue, Robert Mytihthell; Gryllys ; Wylfryd!
Guy ; Leonard ; Edward ; Henry ; Thomas ; and Ann.

2 Philip, ciericus.

3 Hugh, of Crackenthorpe, fought at Tournay, d. circa
1654, leaving, by Julyan his wife, a dau. Eleanora, m.
John Macheli, Esq., and four sons, Anthony ; Barnaby ;
Nichol ; and John (Sir), to. Jane Luddington, and by her
(who m. 2ndly, Sir Thomas Chamberlain) he had, with
other issue, three sons, 1 John, of Hatfield, Master of the
Horse to Queen Elizabeth ; 2 Thomas, of Tunstead ; and
3 Matthew, of Hatfield, ?«. twice, 1st, Miss Cotton, and
2ndly, Mary, dau. of Edward Leukner, Esq. This last-
named Matthew Maehell, of Hatfield, had by Miss Cotton,
his wife, an only son, John Muchell, of Tangley, m. Jane,
dau. of Sir Nicholas Woodroufe, Knt., and had, with other
issue, two sons, 1 John, of Wendover, Bucks, m. Ist, Miss
Cooper, and 2ndly, Jane Williams, dau. and sole heir of
W illiam ap David, and had, with other issue, a son,
John, B.A., Barrister-at-Law, who, by Alice his wife, dau.
of Sir Cuthbert Bucke, was father of John, of the
Inner Temple, who was father of Columna John
Macheli, Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxon ; and 2 Mat-
thew, m. Miss Carroll, of Woodharth, and had a son, John,
of Horsham, MP., who, by his wife, the dau. of Sir John
Corry, had a dau., Isabella, m. 1st, Arthur Ingram, 3rd
Viscount Irwin, and 2ndly, Hon. John Noel, of Walcot,
3rd son of Viscount Campden.

1 Katherine, in. Gilbert Wharton, of Kirbythore, who m.
2ndly, a dau. of Crackenthorpe, of Newbiggen.

II. Henry, LL.D., Prebendary of York, admitted to the stall
of North Newbald, 2 Nov. 1512.

III. William.

The 3rd son,

William Machell, was father of Richard Macheli, of Caud-
beck, in Cumberland, 1554, whose son, John Machell, d. in his
father's lifetime, leaving by Eleanora, his wife, dau. of Hugh
Machell, of Crackenthorpe, a son,

IIuGH Machell, Esq. to. Margaret, dau. of Thomas Blenkin-
sop, of Hellebee, by Magdalen his wife, dau. of Edward
Musgrave, Esq. of Ilartclay Castle, and by her had, with '
several other sons and daus., Henry, who served King Chables
II. in Ireland, and whose will is dated 1646 ; Lancelot, of
whom presently and John, of Ardee, Ireland, m. Miss Ruxton,
and had a son, John. The 2nd son,

Lancelot Machell, Esq. of Crackenthorpe Hall, 1st Mayor
of Appleby after the King's return, destroyed, in open court,
Cbomwell's charter before he took office. This gentleman m.
Frances, dau. of Sir Richard Sandford, of Howgill Castle
(settlement dated 20 June, 41 Elizabeth), and had issue. The
son and heir,

Hugh BIachell, Esq. of Crackenthorpe Hall, m. Margaret,
dau. of Thomas Beck, and d. 1643, leaving issue. The eldest

Lancelot Machell, of Crackenthorpe, to. Elizabeth, dau.
of Thomas Sleddall, and had issue, Hugh, his heir; Lancelot;
Thomas, the antiquary. Chaplain to King Chables II. (his
MSS. are in the Library of the Dean and Chapter of Carlisle ;
Ann; Susan; and Jane. Lancelot Machell rf. 1681, and wass.
by his son,

Hugh Machell, Esq. of Crackenthorpe, to. Anne, dau. of
Edward Nevinson, Esq. of Newbystones, and had issue,
Lancelot, his heir, and John, ancestor of Machell of Penny-
bridge. The elder son,

* In many of the early documents, the name is written
Malus Catulus within the deed, and Machell on the seal of the
same parchment. The collection of deeds and MSS. connected
with the family is in regular su»cession from 1246.





Lancelot Machell, of Craclventhorpe, m. Deborah Baines,
and by her (who d. 6 Nov. 1707) left at his decease, 7 May,
1767, with several other children, a son and heir,

Rev. Bichard Machell, of Crackenthorpe Hall, Rector

of Asby and Brougham, in. Mary, dau. of Christopher Gibson,

of Edenhall, and had, with other children who d. joung or

w (!.«'.., two sons and a dau.,

Lakcelot, his heir, who sold Crackenthorpe to Lord Lowther

1786, and d. unra. 1788. The present James Octaviui

Machell, Esq. repurchased Crackenthorpe from the Earl of

Lonsdale, 1877.

Christopher, of whom presently.
Anne, to. Ihomeis Heelis, Esq.

The younger son,

Christopher Machell, Esq. of Beverley, 5. 1747, Lieut.-
Col. 15th Regt. of Foot; m. Anne, dau. of Christopher Scott,
Esq. of Aldbro', and by her (who d. 1843, aged 86) had issue,

I. Richard, h. June, 1786, Capt. Brigade-Major in 30th Regt.,
served in Spain, Portugal, Copenhagen, and the West
Indies, was shot through the body at Badajoz, from which
he recovered and served subsequently in the East Indies,
where he d. 17 Nov. 1822.

II. Christopher Scott, of Beverley, d. 22 May, 1869.

III. Lancelot, Lieut. R.E., killed at San Sebastian, 1813.

IV. John Thomas, Lieut. 18th Hussars, at Waterloo, d. 13
Oct. 1853.

V. Robert (Rev.), of Little Weighton and Beverley, Vicar of
Marton-in-Cleveland, 6. 21 Oct. 1797 ; m. 1st, 17 Feb. 1821,
Eliza Mary, dau. of James Zealey, and 2ndly, 11 Aug. 1853,
Margaret, widow of Rev. Henry Torre Holme, of Paul
Holme. By his 1st wife (who d. Is41, aged 39), he left issue
at his decease, 15 April, I860,

1 Richard Beverley (Rev.), his heir.

2 Thomas, 6. 12 Nov. 1824 ; d. 14 Dec. 1862.

3 Lancelot, Capt. Bengal Artillery, Commissary of Ord-
nance at Allahabad, 6. 14 April, 1829; ra. 19 July, 18.')2,
Susan Eliza, dau. of Col. Thomas John Nuthall, Assistant-
Commissary-General Bengal army ; and d. 2 June, 1864.

4 Hugh Devon, d. 1850.

5 Henry, R.N., b. 1835; d. 1869.

6 Robert Scott, late Capt. 62nd Regt. b. 1836; m. April,
1865, Lucy Harriett, only dau. of Rev. Charles Waste-
neys Eyre, of Rampton Manor, Notts, and has issue,
Walter Leonard, b. 6 Feb. 1866.

7 James Octavius. J. P., of Crackenthorpe Hall, Westmor-
land, Bedford House, Newmarket, Suffolk, and Landwade,
Cambridge, late Capt. 14th and 59th Regts., b. 5 Dec. 1837.

1 Mary Matilda, m. 11 April, 1848, George Fisher, E.»q.,
and 2ndly, Capt. Arthur Prime, late 5th Dragoon Guards,
eldest son of Richard Prime, Esq. of Walberton House,

2 Kathleen, m. 1861, Henry Eyre, Esq., C.B., M.P., J.P.
and D.L., of Rampton Manor, Notts (see that family).

I. Matilda, ra. Edward William Smith, Esq. of Routh.

Col. Machell d. 24 Sept. 1827.

Arras — Sa., three greyhounds courant in pale arg., collared
or. Crest — A stag's head erased ppr., ducally gorged or. The
more ancient crest was a fleur-de-lis.

Residence — St. Martin's Vicarage, York.


Machell, Jfstixa Madeline, of Peunjbridge,
CO. Lancaster, only dau. of John Penny Machell,
J.P. and D.L., of Pennybridge, h. 17 Oct. 183S ; s.
to Pennybridge on the death of her father 19 Oct.


Lineage.— This a branch of the JIachells of Cracken-
Ihorpe, which settled in co. Lancaster towards the close of the
17th century.

John Machell, Esq. of Hollow Oak (2nd son of Hugh
Machell, Esq. of Crackenthorpe, by Ann his wife, dau. of
Edward Nevinson, of Newbystones), b. 19 March, 1678 ; ra.
1704, Ehsabeth, dau. of John Walker, Esq. of Hollow Oak,
and by her acquired that estate. He d. 9 Jan. 1750, having
by her, who d. 9 Nov. 1735, had issue, five sons, i. James, his
heir; 11. John; iii. William; iv. Miles; v. Thomas of Ayn-
some Cartmel, ra. 1752, Ellen, dau. of Thomas Michaelson,
and d. 1803, leaving issue ; and four daus. The eldest son
and heir,

James Machell, Esq. of Hollow Oak, b. 27 April, 1708 ; m.
Margaret, dau. of Richard Harrison, Esq. of Waterhead, and
rf.24 Nov. 1775, having by her, who d. 13 May, 1784, had issue,
.lOHN, his heir ; Richard; William; Thomas; and James, ih.
his cousin, EUzabeth, dau. of Thomas Machell, Esq. and was
father of James Machell, of Newby Bridge, who d. 1849, leav-
ing issue (by Rosetta his wife, dau. of Thomas Saunders, Esq.
Capt. H.E.I. C.S.), Edward; Thomas Machaelson ; and Rosetta
Margaret, vi. Henry Rigg, Esq. The eldest son.

John Machell, Esq. of Hollow Oak, b. 7 Oct. 1736; m.
13 June, 1767, Isabel, dau. and co-heir of William Penny,
Esq. of Pennybridge, co. Lancaster, and by her (who d. 31 July,
1827) had issue,

James Penny, his heir.

John, bapt. 8 May, 1775; m. Charlotte, dau. of Edwar(J
Rigby, Esq., and d. s. p. 13 Nov. 1845.

Richard, to. 1st, Lucy, dau. of T. Holmes, Esq., and 2ndly,
Hariiet, dau. of the Rev. J. Pawsey, and d. 13 Nov. 1844.

William, b. 1773 ; d. 17 July, 1860.

Isabel, b. 1798; d. 1866. Jane, 6. 1783; d. 1865.

Mr. Machell d. 1 Jan. 1820. His eldest son.

James Penny Machell, Esq. of Pennybridge, 6. 31 Dec.
1770; ra. June, 1800, Anne, eldest dau. of James Penny, Esq.
of Arrad, and Liverpool, and by her (who d. 30 Jan. 1861)
had issue,

John Penny, his heir.

James (Rev.), M.A., 6. 6 Feb. 1803 ; d. 14 May, 1864.

Anne, d. in infancy.
Mr. Machell d. 21 April, 1854, and was s. by his eldest son,

JoDN Penny Machell, Esq. of Hollow Oak and Penny-
bridge, J.P. and D.L., 6. 17 Sept. 18ul ; to. 14 Nov. 1837,
Eliza, 4th dau.of the Right Hon. Sir Robert Dallas, Chief
Justice of Common Pleas, and by her (who d. 5 June, 1866)
had issue, a dau.,

JusTiNA Madeline, now of Pennybridge.
Mr. Machell d. 19 Oct. 1884.

^rjKs— Quarterly : 1st and 4th sa., three greyhounds cou-
rant in pale arg., collared or: 2nd and 3rd az., tive fleurs-de-
lis or. Crest — A stag's head erased ppr., ducally gorged.
Motto — Mauvais chiens.

Seat — The Hall, Pennybridge, TJlverstone.


Machen, Chaeles Edward, Esq. of Eastbach
Court, CO. Gloucester, Assistant Deputy Surveyor
Forest of Dean (1889), b. 1849; m. 3 Aug. 1876,
Lucy Jane, dau. of the late Edward Cope, Esq. of
Leamington, and has issue,

I. Charles Edward James, b. IS June, 1877.

II. Henry Arthur llbert, b. 1880.

III. Lionel Haden Dighton Davies, b. ISS7.
I. Lucy Margaret Henrietta.

Lineagre.— The family of Machen has long been seatecl
in CO. Gloucester, and has frequently intermarried with the
very ancient family of Wyrall, of Bicknor, co. Gloucester,
whose descendant, Mary Wyrall, in 1827, devised Bicknor
Court to the late Edward Machen, Esq.

Edward Machen, Esq. of Eastbach Court, co. Gloucester,
who TO. Anne Byrken, left an only dau. and heir, Jane, ra.
the Rev. James Davies, of St. Briavel's, co. Gloucester, and
left a son and heir,

James Davies, Esq. of St. Briavel's, 6. 1743; m. I7S1, Lucy,
dau. of John Dighton, Esq. of Ascot, co. Oxford (who d. J
Feb. 1855, aged 97). Mr. Davies, upon succeeding to the
Eastbach property, assumed the name and arms of Machen.
He d. 1833, aged 89, leaving issue,

I. Edward, his heir, who took the name of Machen, and of
whom hereafter.

II. James (Rev.), who retained the name of Davies, as well as
his younger brothers and sisters. He d. 1881.

III. Charles, H.E.I.C.S.,to. Henrietta, dau. of John Colchester,
Esq. of The Wilderness; d. I Oct. 1844.

IV. Henry, of the Garth, near Monmouth, b. 1793; m. 1824,
Marianne, dau. and co-heir oi the Kev. Thomas Birt, of
Newland, co. Gloucester, and Vicar of Llantillio, co. Mon-
mouth, and d. 1841, leaving issue,

1 James Davies, Esq. of The Garth, J.P. and D.L., Col.
Royal Engineers Militia, b. 1825 : m. 9 Aug. 1849, Mary,
eldest dau. of Ferdinand Hanbury Williams, Esq. of
Coldbrook Park, co. Monmouth, and had a son and dau.,

Henry Hanbury Davies, Lieut. 5th Fusiliers, 6. 28 Aug.

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