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tt. Crest —
A demi-turbot tail erect ppr. Motto — In cruce salus.

Seat — Lisreaghan (or Bellevue), Lawrencetown, co. Galway.



LAWRENCE OP SANDYWELL PARK.

Laweexce, Cheistian William, Esq. of Seven-
hampton and Sandywell Park, co. Gloucester, in
the Diplomatic Service from 1859 to 1890, Minister
to Ecuador 1883-90 j I. 7 April, 1836; s. his
father 1877.

Lineag°e. — From Sir Eobert Lawrence, Knt., stated to
have been great-grandson of James Lawrence, of Ashton Hall,
CO. Lancaster, living 37 Henry 111., by Matilda his wife, dau.
and heir of John Washington, of Washington, co. Lancaster,
lineally descended,

Walter Lawrence, Esq. of Sevenhampton, co. Gloucester,
bapt. 11 April, 1689, who was son of Walter Lawrence, Esq. cf
Paiuswick, and grandson of Eobert Lawrence, Esq. of Seven-
hampton, who was 4th in descent from William Lawrence,
Esq., living 1509, who purchased Sevenhampton. He in.
18 Feb. 1762, Mary, dau. of John Cocks, Esq. of Woodman-
cote, CO. Gloucester, grandson of Eev. Peter Cocks, Eector of
Bishop's Cleevc, co. Gloucester, 1593 to 1612, who m. Cathe-
rine, dau. of the Hon. Charles Biydges, 2nd son of John,
1st Lord Chandos, and of Elizabeth, dau. of Edmund, Lord
Grey de Wilton, through whom this family derives a royal
descent from Edward I., King of England {see Burke's Royal
Descents). Mr. Peter Cocks was 2nd brother of Eichard Cocks,
Esq. of Castleditch, ancestor of Lord Somcrs. Mrs. Lawrence
d. 1762. Her husband survived her two years, and was s. at
his decease by his elder surviving son,

Walter Lawrence, Esq. of Sevenhampton, m. 22 Oct. 1766,
his cousin, Mary, only surviving child of Thomas Hayward,
Esq., by Dorothy his wife, anotherdau. and co-heir of thesaid
John Cocks, Esq. of Woodmancote, and left at his decease,
1 June, 1810, by ner (who d. 18 Nov. 1804), an only surviving
child.

Mart Lawrence, of Sevenhampton, representative through
her two grandmothers of the f.amily of Cocks of Woodmancote,
and her descendants inherit a portion of their original estate.
She m. 16 Dec. 1796, William Morris, Esq., brother of Eobert
Morris, Esq. M.P. for Gloucester, and by him (who d. 20
Nov. 1834, left at her death, 19 Sept. 1839, an only surviving
child,

Walter Lawrence Lawrence, Esq. of Sevenhampton and
Sandywell Park, J. P. and D.L., assumed by royal licence,
25 Aug. 1815, the surname and arms of Lawrence, by the
desire of his maternal grandfather, Walter Lawrence, Esq. He
was b. 21 May, 1799; ni. 24 July, 1824, Mary, only dau. of
Christian Splidt, Esq. of Stratford, Essex, and d. 3 Dec. 1377,
having had issue,

I. Walter, b. 21 Oct. 1834; d. 24 Dec. 1853.

II. Christian William, uow of Sandywell Park and Seven-
hampton.

III. Anthony Cocks (Eev.), 6. 15 March; 1843, Rector of
Whittington, co. Gloucester; m. 10 Aug. 1876, Mary Anne,
2nd dau. of Rev. Dr. Ogilvie, Canon of Christ Church and
Riciorof Ross, and has issue, Katharine Mary Cecily and
Wynnefrede Henrietta.

I. Mary Elizabeth. ii. Alice. in. Agatha.

Arms — Arg., a cross raguly gu. for Lawrence, and several



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quarterings, among others that of Washington. In Harleian
JIS., 891, t'. 99, a curious badge is recorded as beli>ng:inK lo
Washington. Crest — The tail and lower part of a fish erected
and couped ppr.

<Se(t(3— Sandywell Park and Setenhampton Manor, both near
Andoversford, B.S.O. Gloucesterbhire.



LAWRENCE OF COWESFIELD HOUSE.
La WHENCE, William Feedebic, Esq. of Cowes-
ileld House, Wilts, and of Fairfield, Jamaica; J. P.
for Wilts, M.P. for Liverpool (Abercromby Liv.),
h. 29 Dec. 1844 ; educated at Eton, M.A. of Ch.
Ch. Oxford, Barrister of Lincoln's Inn, m. 1887,
Caroline Susan, eldest surviving dau. of the late
Charles Baring Young, Esq. {see Bueke's Baronet-
age, Young, Bart.).

Liineag'e. — John Lawrence (traditionally reputed to be a
son of Henry Lawrence, President of Cromwell's Council),
Fettled in Jamaica, 1676, m. Jane Dunn (?i^e Collins), and d.
1690, leaving three son.'!, of whom,

John Lawrence, of Fairfield and other estates, Member of
Assembly, m. Susannah Petgrave, and d. 173C, having had six
sons and four daus. ; of whom,

James Lawbence, of Fuirfield and other estates. Member of
Assembly, Custos Eotulorum for St. James, and Col. of his
District, m. Maiy James, and d. 1756, leaving an eldest sur-
viving son,

Richard James Lawrence, of Fairfield, educated at Eton
and St. Mary's Hall, O.xon, m. Mary Hall {sec Hall of Holly
Bath), and d. 1830, leaving issue,

I. James, Chevalier, Knight of Malta, d. 1840, xmm.

II. George, of Cowestleld House, J. P., d. 1861, i.p.
in. Charles, of Fairfield.

IV. Henry, Commissioner of Bankruptcy, d. 1864, unm.

V. Frederick Augustus, Gentleman of the Privy Chamber,
d. 1840, wnm.

The third son,

Charles Lawrence, Esq. of Fairfield, and of Mossley Hill,
near Liverpool, J. P., D.L., Mayor of Liverpool, 1823; m. 29
Oct. 1800, Rose, dau. of S. D'Aguilar, and by her (who d. 13
March, 1857) had issue,

I. George Hall, of Fairfield, Cowestleld House, and Mossley
Hill, Mayor of Liverpool, 1848: m. Jane, dau. of Thomas
Earle, of Spekelands (see Bdbke's Baronetage, Earle, Bart.),
and d. s. p. Is69.

II. Charles Washington (Rev.), M.A., incumbent of St.
Luke's Church, Liverpool ; in. 1839, Lucia, duu. ol the
late Sir Samuel Young, Bart., of Formosa Place, and d. 20
Kov. 1861, having had issue,

1 William Frederick, now of Cowesfield House.

2 Charles D'Aguilar (Rev.), M.A., Rector of Lowestoft, 6.
27 Nov. 1847; m. 1882, Agnes, 4ih dau. of Rev. Thomas
Dehany Bernard, Canon of Wells.

1 Carohne.

2 Mary, vi. Rev. Hilton Bothamley, M.,\., Vicar of St.
Stephens, Bath.

3 Emily.

4 Susan Georgina, d. 1846.

5 Lucia Frances, d. 1874.

III. Arthur Johnstone, K.C.B., Col. Commandant Rifle
Brigade, of F'oxhills, Chertsey, b. 1809; m. Ibni, Jacyntha
Charlotte Eyre (see Eyre of Warrens), and d. 1892, leaving
issue, George D'Aguilar. late Grenadier Guards, 6. iBtiO ;
Frederick Eyre, Ritie Brigade, b. 1801.

Jlr. Lawrence d. 20 Jan. 1853.

Seat — Cowesfield House, Whiteparish. Wilts.
Toicii Residence— Si. Ermin's Mansions, S.W.
C'iuiis—C'dTlton and New University.



LAWSON OF ALDBOROUGH AND
BOROUGHBRIDGE.

Lawson, Andeew Sheelock, Esq. of Aid-
borough Manor and Boroughbridge Hal!, co. Y'ork,
J.P. for N. and W. Eidings, Yorks., D.L. for W.
Riding, Capt. and Hon. Major Yorkshire Hussars
Y. C, b. 22 Feb. 1855 ; s. his father 22 May, 1872 ;
m. 28 Feb. 1889, Elinor Frances, eldest dau. of the
Hon. Henry Butler, of Eagle Hall, Pateley Bridge,
CO. Y'ork, and Nidd Hall, the only son of the 13th
Viscount Mountgarret, and has issue, Margery
Elinor, b. 29 Nov. 1889, and Mary Doreen.

Lineage.— SiE George Lawson, Knt., Treasurer of Ber-
II.



wick, and Mayor of the city of York }530. He left a dau.
Anne, »n. William Lawson, and a eon, his successor,

Thomas Lawson, of York, Mayor of that city 15G.'. He m.
Christian, dau. of Hugh Atkinson, of Cistleford, co. York, and
had, with two daus., three sons, of whom the eldest,

Peter Lawson, of Poppleton, living 1584, m. Elizabeth, dau.
of Ambrose Beekwith, of Stillingfleet, and had two sons and
two daus. The elder son,

George Lawson, of Poppleton, and subsequently of Moreby,
b. 1575 ; rn. Anne, dau. of Georj;e Twistleton, of Barley, near
Selby, tnd had issue, three sons and eight daus. The eldest
son,

Rev. George Lawson, of Moreby, Rector of Eakring,
Notts, bapt. 13 Nov. 1606; m. 1656. Eleanor More, of Nornian-
ton, CO. Lincoln, by whom (who was buried 1686) he had a
eon and heir,

George Lawson, Esq. of Moreby, m. 1680, Elizabeth, only
dau. and heir of Marmaduke Bosville, Esq. of Seaton Rosse, in
the East Riding, and by her (who d. 1698) had two sons,

I. Marmaddre, his heir.

II. Richard, 6. 1697 ; Mayor of York 1741 and 1754. He 7n.
Barbara, dau. of the Rev. Thomas Burton, M.A., Yiear of
Halifax, by Elizabeth his wife, dau. of Francis Jeesop, Ksq.
of Broom Hall, great-great-grandson of Kicliard Jessop.
Esq., by Anne his wife, eldest dau. and co-htir of Uobetc
Swylt, Esq. of Broom Hall, descended from Robert Swyft,
"the rich mercer of Rotherham," and had issue, with two
elder sons, Richard and George, who both d. young,

1 Marmaduke, of whom presently.

1 Dorothy, m. her cousin, Andrew Wilkinson, Esq. of
Boroughbiidge, Capt. R.N., eldest surviving son of
Andrew Wilkinson, Esq., Member for Aldhoivugh in
many Parliaments, by Barbara, sister of the last Lord
D'Arcy, of Navan, being dau. and co-heir of William
Jessop, Esq. of Broom Hall, M.P., and the Hon. Mary



Mr. Lawson d. 1699, and was s. by his elder son,

Marmadoke Lawson, Esq. of Moreby, inherited through
his mother the Bosville estates of Senton Rosse, Holme, and
Beilby, bapt. 1685, who had by Susannah his 1st wife (who d.
1711) two sons, George, 6. 1705 and Marmaduke, b. 1709,
d. s. p. He was buried at Stillingfleet 1761, and was ». by
his nephew,

Rev. Marmaduke Lawson, M.A., Rector of Sproatley
and Prebendary of Ripon, 6. 1749 ; m. Barbara Isabella, dau.
of John Wilkinson, Esq. of the Middle Temple, brother of the
Rev. James Wilkinson, Vicar of Sheffield, of Broom Hall, near
that place, and of Boroughbridge Hall, co. York, and had
issue,

Marmaduke, his heir.

Andrew, heir to his brother.

James, Vicar of Buckminster, co. Leicester.

John, Incumbent of Seaton Carew, co. Durham.

Barbara.

Dorothy, m. 1833, the Rev. Edward Bird, Rector of Tattcn-
hall, CO. Chester.

Mary, m. 1»33, the Rev. Alexander Stewart, M.A., Rector of
Burford, Worcester, eldest son of the Hon. Montgomerie
Stewart, and nephew to the Earl of Galloway. He d. 1836.

Mr. Lawson d. 1814 (Mrs. Lawson d. 1838), and was s. by his
eldest son,

Marmaduke Lawson, Esq. of Boroughbridge Hall, J. P.,
M.P., a gentleman distinguished by his literary pre-eminence
at Cambridge. He d. unm. 10 March, 1823, when the Wilkin-
son estates devolved upon his next brother,

Andrew Lawson, Esq. of Aldborough Lodge and Borough-
bridge Hall, M.P. for Knaresborough, 6. 1800; m. 1 Feb. 1823,
Marianne Anna Maria, eldest dau. of Sir Thomas Sherlock
Gooch, 5th Bart, of Benacre Hall, Suffolk, and by her (who d.
5 Nov. 1855) had issue,
Andrew Sherlock, his heir.
Edward John, Lieut. R.N., b. 8 April, 1826.
Marmaduke Charles, Lieut.-Col. Madras Horse Artillery, b.
16 Oct. 1827; m. 6 Jan. 1870, Mary Eliza, dau. of W. M.
Caddell, Esq., of the Madras Civil 'Service, and has issue,
one son.
James George, b. 14 Nov. 1S28; d. Aug. 1878.
Thomas William, Capt. late 74th Highlanders, 6. 1 March,
1833; rn. 22 Dec. 1863, Harriet Frances, dau. of Rev. Barry
O'Meara Deaue {Chaplain of Black Town, Madras), and had
issue, one son and three daus.
Richard, b. 11 April, 1835; d. May, 1863.
Septimus, 6. 1 July, 1836 ; d. 1874.

Octavius Ridley, an officer 18th Royal Irish Regt., &. 23

March, 1840; drowned whilst bathing in New Zealand, Dec

1865.

JIarianne Barbara Isabella, b. April, 1824; d. unm- 1824

Mary, -m. 9 Dec. 1847, John Dunn Gardner, Esq. of Chatteris,

CO. Cambridge ; and </. April, 1851, leaving a son and a dan.

Anne Matilda, m. 3 Feb. 1658, Rev. William Henry Thomp-

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son, Incumbent of Eoecliffe, near Boroughbridge, and has

!ssue, two daus.
Mr. Lawson d. 23 Feb. 1S53, and was s. by his eldest son,

Andrew Sherlock Lawson, Esq. of Aldboroiigh Manor and
BorouRhbridge Hall, J.r. and D.L., 6. 1 Nov. 1824; m. IJuly,
1852, Isabella, younger dau. of the late John Grant, Esq. of
Kuttall Hall, co. Lancaster, and had issue,

1. Andkbw Sherlock, now of Aldborough and Borough-
bridge.

n. John Grant of Elm Bank. York, J. P. and M.P. for N.B.
(Thirsk and Malton Div.) Yorkshire, M.A. Cli. Cli. Oxon,
Barrister-at-Law, b. 28 July, 1856, (Clubs — Carlton, 'White's,
and Bachelors).

III. Edward Charles, b. 9 Kov. 1860; d. in infancy.

IV. Eichard, b. 9 Manh, 1864. m. Aug. 1893, Lilian 2nd dau.
of the late William Henry Kite, Esq. of Lee Hall, Northants,
by Caroline Jane, his 2nd wife, only dau. of the late Sir
Tnomas Diiiby Legard, Bart.

I. Jane Grant, jii. 1 Oct. 1874, John Wilmot Smith, Esq.,
eldest son of Charles Wilmot Smith, Esq. of Bally nanty, co.
Limerick, and Killuran, co. Clare, and has issue, two sons
and four daus.

II. Isabella Grace. in. Mary Florence.
IV. Koberta Grant.

Mr. Lawson d. 22 May, 1372.

Arms — Paly of four gu. and vert, on a chevron or, a grey-
hound's head erased S3., between two cinquefoils az. a chief
of the third charged with an ogress, thereon a demi lion ram-
pant arg between two crescentssa., on each three plates. Crest —
A wolfs head erased ppr. charged on the neck with three
bezants, one and two, between the bezants a collar vert. Motto
— Loyal, secret.

Seats — Aldborough Manor, near Boroughbridge, and
Boroughbridge Hall, co. York.

CLv.bs — Carlton, White's, and Batchclors.



LAWSON OF HAZON, late OF
LONGHIKST.

La'wsox, William Edwaed, Esq. of Hazon, co.
Nortbumberland, J. P., B.A., Barrister-at-Law, h.

4 April, 1855 ; m. 5 July, 1881, Rose, youngest
dau. of Major Blackburn, and has issue,

Geoffrt Walter, 6. 13 Jan. 1884.
Hester Rose, 6. 3 May, 1882.
Dorothy Grace, 6. 9 Nov. 1885.

Liineagre. — This family of Lawson was resident at Long-
hirst since the beginning of the 16th century (sec Hodgson's
Mistorij of Northumberland) . Conveyances of land in Long-
liirst to Kobert Lawson, of Longhirst, dated 1584, were in the
possession of the late Eev. Edward Lawson.

WiLLLAM Lawson, Esq. of Longhirst, living 1652, son of
Robert Lawson, of Longhirst, whose will bear.s date 1632, and
prandson of Kobert Lawson, of Longhirst, had, by Margaret
his wife (who ra. 2ndly, Anthony Mitford, Esq.), a 2nd son,

John Lawson, Esq. of Longhirst, ra. 4 Dec. 1679, Barbara,
dau. of Edvvard Cook, Esq. of Amble New Hall, and had
issue, 'William, his heir; Edward, 6. 1686; John, whose son,
John, sold Old Moor, 1828; Margaret, 6. 1682, wife of Mr.
Henry Atkinson (and mother of Jane Atkinson, who ;/«. 'William
Scott, Merchant of Newcastle, and had, with other issue, the
Lords Stowell and Eldon); Jane, in. Ralph 'Watson, Esq. of
North Seaton ; Mary, vi. Mr. George Barker; and Sarah, 7ii.
1741, the Rev. John 'Walton. The eldest son,

AViluam Lawson, Esq. of Longhirst, b. 21 May, 1684; m.
29 Dec. 1722, Ann, dau. of Robert Carnaby, Esq. of Fullwell,
Durham, and had issue. Mr. Lawson d. I March, 1769, and
was J. by his eldest son,

John Lawson, Esq. of Longhirst, h. 31 Dec. 1731; d. ttnm.
17 Sept. 1822, and was s. by his nephew,

William Lawson, Esq. of Longhirst, J. P. and D.L. (son of
'William Lawson and his wife, Jane Smith, of Togston). He
was 6. 21 Jan. 1775 ; m. 24 Feb. 1821, John Hester, dau. of Mr.
John Clark, of Haddington, and had issue,

'William John, his successor.
Edward (Rev), heir to his brother. Henry.

Susannah. Jane Hester, d. 1838. Louisa Caroline.

Mr. Lawson d. 20 Oct. IS-^.'J, and was s. by his eldest son,
William John Lawson, Esq. of Longhirst, J. P. and D.L. ; b.

5 JIarch, 1822. He d. unia. 6 Nov. IH^J, and was s. by his
brother,

Eev. Edward Lawson, of Longhirst, 51. A., b. 10 Sept. 1824 ;
1)1. 20 Oct. 1853, Mary Eliza, dau. of George Maule, Esq.,
Solicitor to the Treasury, and had issue,

1 William Edward, now of Hazon.



2 Edward JIaule Lawson-Smilh, of Togston, co. Northum-
berland, and Colton Lodge, Tadcaster, Yorks, J. P., W. B.
Yorkshire, b. 3 Oct. 1859, assumed in 1880 the additional
name of Smith under the will of his cousin, Thomas George
Smith, Esq. of Togston and Amble, co. Northumberland ;
7)1. 29 March, 1S»6, Ethel Mary, 2nd dau. of Gen. Sir William
Davies, K.C.S.I., and has issue, Thomas Edward, b. 14
March, 1889; John, b. 23 March, 1892; Ivy Mary, 6. 23
J.an. 1887.

3 Henry Cyril. 4 Algernon.

1 Mary Louisa. 2 Eleanor Evelyn.

3 Muriel Frances. 4 Alice.

Mr. Lawson d. 9 Oct. 1882, and was s. by his eldest son, the
present William Edward Lawson, Esq. of Hazon,

Arms — Arg., a chevron between three martlets sa. Crest —
Two arms embowed couped at the elbow vested erm., cuff arg.,
supporting in the hands ppr. the sun in splendour or. Motto —
Seve et reluis.

Residence — Uazon, Acklington, Northumberland.



LAWTON OF LAWTON.

Lawton, John William Edward, Esq. of Law-
ton Hall, CO. Chester, b. 24 June, 1873 j *. his
father Nov. 1883.

liineag'e. — This family have possessed the manor of
Lawton since the reign of Henry 'VI., and by a well-founded
tradition, from a much earlier period. The pedigree, how-
ever, prior to that date cannot be perfectly traced; we shall,
therefore, begin with the earliest member of the family from
whom there is a clear deduction, viz.,

John Lawton, Esq. of Lawton, b. 1606 (eldest son and heir
of William Lawton, Esq. of Lawton, and grandson of John
Lawton, Esq. of Lawton, living 1580); m. Clare, dau. of Ralph
Sncyd, Esq. of Keel, co. Stafford, by whom he had an eldest;
son and successor,

William Lawton. Esq. of Lawton, 6. 1630; Sheriff of co.
Chester, 1672; m. Hester, 2nd dau. of Sir Edward Longueville,
Bart., by Margaret, dau. of Sir Thomas Temple, of Stowe, and
by her had issue. Mr. Lawton d. Sept. 1693, and was s. by his
eldest son,

JouN Lawton, Esq. of Lawton, 6. 7 May, 1656; vi. 1st,
Anne, dau. of George, younger son of Henry, 1st Earl of Man-
chester, and sister of Charles, Earl of Halifax. By this
lady Mr. Lawton had issue, William, d. s. p. 1714; Edward, m.
Charlotte, dau. of William Trafford, Esq. of Swithamley, and
d. 1730; John, M.P. for Newcastle-under-Lyme, d. J 8 June,
1740; Anne, 771. 1735, John Lawton, Esq. of Wybunbury;
Mary, m. Ralph Trafford, Esq. Mr. Lawton m. 2ndly, Mary,
relict of Sir Edward Longueville, Bart., by whom he had an
only son, his successor,

Robert Lawton, Esq. of Lawton, bapt. 6May, 17'23; Sheriff
of CO. Chester 1754; 771. Sarah, dau. of John Offley, Esq. of
Madeley, M.P. for co. Chester, who assumed afterwards the
surname of Crewe. By this lady Mr. Lawton had an eldest
son and successor,

John Lawton, Esq. of Lawton, b. Sept. 1746. He m. Anne,
dau. and co-heiress of Charles Crewe, Esq., M.P. for co.
Chester, and d. 25 March, 1804, leaving issue,

/-•„"'!i'It!^'T5«„„„„ I- successively of Lawton.
Charles Bodrne, j '

John, VI. Elizabeth, dau. of John Carter, Esq., and d. leaving

with other issue, a son,
John, heir to his uncle.
Philip, a Lieut, in the 83rd Light Infantry, d. on his passage

to the West Indies.

The eldest son,

William Lawton, Esq. of Lawton, j. his father 1S04, but
dying s. p., was s. by his next brother, Charles Bourne Law-
ton, Esq. of Lawton Hall, J. P., m. 1st, Anne, dau, of Henry
Featherstonhaugh, Esq. of Tooting, Surrey; and 2ndly, Mari-
anne Percy, dau. of William Belcombe, M.D., of York, but
(/. s. p. 1860, and was s. by his nephew,

John Lawton, Esq. of Lawton Hall, J.P. ; m. 1845, Emily
Anne, dau. of Thomas Legh, Esq. of Adiington, and by iier
(who m. 2ndly, 1865, Frank Renaud, Esq., M.D.) left at his
death, 1864,

I. William George Percy, his heir.

II. Robert Charles Montague.

I. Louisa Elizabeth.

II. Agnes Fanny Adine.

III. Evelyn Frances Christabel, m. 1879, 11. C. Gibbs«
Brandreth, Esq.

IV. Rosanjond Minnie, ni. 1879, Major F. H. Whitby, Durham
Light Infantry.



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The eldest son,

William John Pekct Lawton, Esq. of Lawton Hall, 6.
27 Dec. 1849 ; vi. 16 April, 1872, Mary Maud, eldest dau. of
Hon. Edward Morris Erskine, C.B., and by her (who m. 2ndly,
18S5, Rev. George W. Skene, Bector of Barthomley, co. Ches-
ter) had issue,

John William Edwabd, of Lawton.

Kalph Lupus Erskine, b. 23 June, 1878.

Gwendolin Maud, b. 31 March, 1876.

Mary Emily, b. 13 June, 1881.

Mr. Lawton d. 8 Not. 18S3, and wa-s s. by his eldest son, the
present John William Edward Lawton, Esq. of Lawton
Hall.

Arms — Arg., on a f ess between three cross-crosslets fitchee
sa., a cinqiiefoil of the first. Crest — A demi-wolf rampant arg.,
licking a wound in the right shoulder.

Seat — Lawton Hall, near Stoke-on-Trent.



liATCOCK OF WISETON.

Latcock, Joseph Feedeeick, Esq. of Wiseton,
CO. Nottingham, and of Low Gosforth, co. Northum-
berland, J.P. for Notts, b. 12 June, 1867, educated
at Eton and Oxford ; s. his father 1881.

Xiineag'e. — This family was formerly settled in Yorkshire.

Joseph Latcock, Esq. of Low Gosforth and Whittonstall,
Northumberland, Lintz, co. Durham, Wiseton Hall, co. Notts,
and Castle Carr, co. York, J.F. and D.L. (son of Robert
Laycock, of Wiulaton, Northumberland, by his wife Mary,
ndi Douglas); m. 1st, 1832, Barbara, dau. of John Nicliolson,
Esq., of Winlaton, and by her (who d. 1871), had a son,

EoBEET, his heir,
Mr. Laycock, to. 2ndly, 1876, Harriet Charlotte, sister of
Admiral Sir Richard Collinson, K.C.B., and widow of Rev.
Thomas Dalton, M.A., and d. 2 Aug. 1881, when he was s. by
his only son,

Robert Latcock, Esq. of Low Gosforth and Whittonstall,
Northumberland, and Lintz Hall, co. Durham, J.P. for Notts
and Northumberland, D.L. for Notts, and High Sheriff 1878,
M.P. lor North Lincoln 1880-81, M.A., Barrister-at-Law, 6.
18S3; m. 18G6, Annie, 2nd dau. of Christian Allhusen, Esq. of
Stoke Court, Slough, and by her (who to. 2ndly, Dec. 1887,
Lord D'Arcy Godolphin Osborne, son of George. 8th Duke of
Leeds) had issue,

Joseph Feedebick, now of Wiseton.
Annie Barbara.

Mr. Laycock d. 14 Aug. ISSl.

Jrms— Arg., a dexter gauntlet sa. garnished, a crescent for
difference. Crest — A cock arg., combed, jelloped, and legged
gu. supporting with a dexter claw a gauntlet sa. Motto —
iSemper paratus.

Seats— W isetou, Bawtry, co. Notts : Low Gosforth, Newcastle-
on-Tyne.



LEA OF KIDDEKMIKSTEK.

Lea, Eev. Thomas Simcox, of Astley Hall, co.
"Worcester, and The Lakes, Kidderminster, M.A.,
Oxon, Scholar of Hertford College, b. 21 April,
1857; 5. his father 1893.

Lineage. — Thomas Lea, of Kidderminster, left by Jane
his wife, who was buried 22 Nov. 1673,

I. Thomas, of whom hereafter.

II. John, bapt. 19 March, 1624, living 165G, m. Martha, and
had with other issue, d. in infancy, a dau. vi. William
Barrett.

III. William, bapt. 18 Feb, 1637, m. 13 Nov. 1688, Alice Hole,
who d. 1706, leaving a son.

IV. Joyce, bapt. 3 June, 1628.

I. Margaret, bapt. 21 April, 1632, buried 1 March, 1635.

II. Elizabeth, bupt. 27 July, 1634.

Thomas Lea, Esq. bapt. at Kidderminster, 20 June, 1619, m.
Ist, Margaret, and had by her with other issue,

Thomas, bapt. 1 1 July, 1646, m. Grizell or Grissell (who was
buried 16 Jan. 1699), and was buried 4 Jan. 1703, leaving
with other issue, a son, Thomas, bapt. 9 July, 1675; m. 1695,
Mary Climar, and d. 1726, leaving issue, Thomas, bapt. 25
Aug. 1697, VI. 1720, Mary Goodyear, was High BaiUff of
Kidderminster 1769, and d. same year, leaving issue.

III. Stephen, of whom hereafter.

He TO. 2ndly, Elizabeth, and had with other issue,
Jonathan, bapt. 7 March, 1663, m. 6 Nov. 1684, Mary Sale,
of Kidderminster and had issue, John, bapt. 14 March,



1686, TO. Mary, and had issue, Joseph, bapt. 15 Dec. I7I1,
ancestor of Joseph Lea, Esq., High Sheriff, co. Worcester,
1816, and the Ven. William Lea, Archdeacon of Worces-
ter. This line is now represented by the Rev. Josiah
TcRNEE Lea, of the Far Forest, Bewdley, J.P., co. Worcester
I. Marjory, bapt. 16 March, 1666, buried 1700, unm.

He was buried in Wootton 30 Dec. 1689. His widow was
buried 21 March 1703. His third son,

Stephen Lea, Esq. b. 1651, m. 18 Aug. 1676, Margaret
Callow, of Kidderminster, and was buried 14 March 1715-16,
having by her, who was buried 25 Aug. 1718, had issue,

I. Stephen, bapt. 7 June, 1677, m. 24 Oct. 170-3, Hannah
Radford, of Kidderminster, and was buried 2 April, 1723,
leaving issue,

1 Stephen, bapt. 1 May, 1711, to. 4 Nov. 1723, Elizabeth
Widnal, of Kidderminster, and had issue, all of whom d.
in infancy.

1 Mary, 6. 1704.

2 Hannah, to. 1733, Thomas Brecknell.

3 Elizabeth, m. 1727, James Pitt.

4 Hester, b. 1713.

II. John, of whom hereafter.

I. Anne, bapt. 25 Nov. 1683, m. 1704, Thomas Dougherty.

II. Esther, bapt. 29 Nov. 16i)9, m. 1715, Thomas Garmsou.

III. Amy, bapt. 17 Oct. 1691, to. 1713, Edward Bourne.

John Lea, Esq. bapt. 17 Blay, 1679, m. 6 Jan. 1703-4,
Elizabeth Cooper, of Kidderminster, and was buried 21 Oct.
1726, having had issue with two daus. who d. in infancy, an
only son,

John Lea, Esq. bapt. 25 Dec. 1708, to. 8 May, 1729, E.sther
Lane, of the Parish of Over-Aveley who d. 3 April, 174;j, by
whom he had issue,

I. John, bapt. 26 Feb. 1731-2, m. Elizabeth Robinson (who
d. 8 June, 1793), and d. 19 Jan. 1759, leaving issu



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