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, m. 1823, William T. Buchanan, Esq. (deceased),
formerly of Ravenscourt, co. Chester, afterwards of North-
cote, CO. Gloucester, and d. 4 Feb. 1886, s. p.

II. Hester Susannah, /)i. 1828, Rev. John Armitstead, Vicar
of Sandbach, and is deceased.

III. Prances Maria (deceased), m. 1827, Rev. G. B. Blomfield,
Canon of Chester, late Hector of Stevenage, Herts.

IV. Sidney, d. 5 June, 1891.

V. Barbara Henrietta, deceased.

VI. Cornelia Lee, deceased.

VII. Harriet Vyse (deceased), to. 1829, Lawrence Armitstead,
Esq. of Cranage Hall. co. Chester.

VIII. Anna Maria, deceased. ix. Charlotte, deceased.
X. Mary Mackenzie, deceased.

Rev. R. Massie d. 16 April, 1854, and was s. by his eldest;

Richard Massie, Esq. of Coddington, J.P., 6. 18 June, 1800;
TO. 7 Jan. 1834, Mary Anne, eldest dau. of Hugh Robert
Hughes, Esq. of Baehe Hall, co. Chester; she d. s. p. 20 Feb.
1841. He d. 11 March, 1887, and was s. by his brother.

,4 7-7HS— Quarterly gu. and or: in the 1st and 4th quarters,
three fleurs-de-lis arg.; for difference, a canton arg. Crest —
A demi-pegasus, with wings displayed, quarterly or and gu.

Residence — Stanley Place, Chester.


Massingbeed, Emily Langton, of Gunby Hall,
CO. Lincoln, and The Red House, Bournemoiitli, m.
2 March, 1867, Edmund Langton, Esq., only son of
Rev. C. Langton, and by him (who d. 28 Nov. 1875)
had issue,

I. Stephen, b. 12 May, 1869.

I. Charlotte Mildred.

II. Mary. III. Diana.

Mrs. I/angton has assumed her maiden name of

Lineag'e. — This family, whoso name has been written
Massyngbcrde, Massingbergh, and Massingberd, is traced to
the time of Edward I., when its patriarch, Lambert Massing-
berd, resided at Sutterton. His descendant.

Sir Thomas Massingberd, Knt., m. John Braytoft, of Bray-
toft, and, surviving his wife, became, in the reign of Henry
VUI., a Knight of St. John of Jerusalem, and added the second
escutcheon to the family arms. He had issue, i. Augustine,
of Braytoft, d. v. p. 1614, leaving a son, Thomas, M.P. for
Calais 4 Edward VI. ; ii. Oswald (Sir), Knt. ot Sir John of
Jerusalem, Grand Prior of Ireland, and Lieut. "Tureopollier
of Malta," and exchanged his claim to the reversion of that
office (and with it to the Grand Priory of England) for the
Priory of Ireland. He was installed at by Car-
dinal Pole, but attainted and his house suppressed by two
Acts of the Irish Parliament, 1 Elizabeth; hi. Alan, who d.
unm. ; iv. Martin, m. Ursula Elrington, and had three sons
and one dau. Sir Thomas Massingberd (Z. 25 May, 1562. His

Thomas Massingberd, Esq. of Gunby, Barrister-at-Law,
whose grandfather, Thomas, was the last M.P. for Calais, m.
Frances, dau. of Robert Ilalton, Esq. of Clee, Serjeant-at-Law,
by Joan his wife, of John Draner, or Drayner, Esq. of
Hoxton, and had (with five daus.) two sons,

I. Henry, his heir.

II. Drayneb (Sib), 6. 11 Dec. 1615, ancestor of Massingberi>
of Ormshy.

Mr. Massingberd d. 5 Nov. 1636. His eldest son,

Henry Massingberd, Esq. of Gunby, was created a Baronef ■•
by Cromwell 1058, and soon after the Restoration was re-
created. His grandson.

Sib William Massingberd, was 3rd Bart, of Gunby, M.P.
for CO. Lincoln, at whose decease, unm., about 1750, the
baronetcy expired, while the estates devolved on his sister,

Elizabeth Massingberd, of Gunby, to. Thomas Meux, Esq.,
and had two sons. From the younger, Henry Meux, descend.';
Sib Henry Mecx, Bart. The elder, |

William Meux, Esq. of Gunby, assumed the surname and
arms of Massingberd only. He j/i. 1st, Miss Thornborough,
by whom he had,

Thomas, to. Elizabeth Emerson, sister to Sir Wharton Emer-
son .A.mcottB, Bart., and predeceasing his father, 1777, leil





Henrt, successor to his grandfather.

John, of Candlesby, deceased.

Thomas, Capt. B.N., of Candleshy House, co. Lincoln, and

of 13eckenham House, near Bawtry, co. York, b. 1763;

i)i. 12 Feh. 1794, Elizabeth Hauksmore Waterhouse, and

had two sons, Thomas and Humphry (Kev.) (m. Miss

Fretwell, and had issue), besides four daus., Christiana;

Louisa ; Ellen ; and Mary Jane.
Charles (Kev.), Hector of Kettlethorpe, co. Lincoln, h. 1770,

m. 1805, Mary, dau. of John Smith, Esq. of Gainsborough,

and d. 1836, leavini; issue,

1 Charles, b. 1806 ; m. Lucy, dau. of Rev. W. Keary,
Eector of Nunnington, co. York, and d. 27 Dec. 1^86,
having had issue, Henry Alfred, Arthur Keary, and
Anne Alice.

2 Vincent Amcotts, Admiral R.N., 6. 1808; m. 1844,
Julia dau. of M. Gutteres, of Sidmouth.

1 Mary Mildred, m. 1st, 1837, Frederick James Blair,
Esq., Capt. E.N., and 2ndly, Kev. William Fraim
Forieseue, Vicar of Chesterton, co. Oxford.

2 Anna Maria, m. 1836, Kev. G. J. Atkinson.

3 Caroline Bosville.
Emily, d. unm. 1834.

Mr. (Meux) Massingberd ?«. 2ndly, Miss Drake, and had issue,
William, m. Miss Pastern; Samuel, d. unvi.; George, went
to America ; Frances, d. unm. ; Caroline ; and Margaret, both
d. unm. ; Ann, m. John Pryke, Esq. ; Katherine, m. Kev.
Francis Wilson ; Mary Joice, m. Kev. Edward Brackenbury ;
Sarah EUzabeth, m. Eadcliffe Pearl Todd, Esq. He d. 1780,
and was s. by his grandson,

Henrt Massingberd, Esq. of Gunby, m. Miss Elizabeth
Hoare, and d. about the year 1787, leaving an only dau. and

Elizabeth Makt Anne Massingbekd, m. 18 Aug. 1802,
Peregrine Langton, Esq. of the family of Langton of Lanr/ton,
who assumed in consequence the surname and arms of Mas-
singbekd, and had issue,

Henry, deceased.

Algernon Langton, who s. to Gunby.

Samuel Bennet, deceased.

Charles Langton, late of Gunby.

Elizabeth Langton, d. 1818.

Mary Langton, m. 1 Jan. 1830, AVilliam Hastings Neville,
Esq., youngest son of Gen. Neville, and has issue, Eothes,
Charles, deceased; Laura, deceased.

Margaret Clarissa, d. Is37.
The elder son,

Algernon Langton Massingberd, Esq. of Gunby, co. Lin-
coln, b. 9 May, 1804, m. 6 Dec. 1827, Caroline Goldsworthy,
dau. of William Pearce, Esq of Whitehall Place, and had one

Algernon, Eoyal Horse Guards (Blue), 6. 11 Sept. 1828,
perished in South America, June, 1855.
Mr. Massingberd d. 1844. His brother,

Charles Langton Massingberd, Esq. of Gunby, b. 23 April,
1815 ; m. 1st, 21 Feb. 1843, Harriett Anne, dau. of Kicliard
Langford, Esq., and by her (who d. 1865) had issue,

I. William Reginald Langton, b. 1851 ; d. Feb. 1855.

I. Emilt, now of Gunby.

II. Alice, m. 23 April, 1884, Percy Leith Hay, 3rd son of
W. E. S. Clark, Esq., and has issue, Freda Massingberd,
and Kornan.

He m. 2ndly, 19 May, 1863, Harriet, youngest dau. of Sir
Robert Wilham Newman, 1st Bart of Mamhead ; and c^. 9 Feb.

Arms— Azure three quatrefoils two and one or, in chief a
■boarstatant of the last charged with a cross pattee gules.
Cre»t—A lion's head erased azure charged with two arrows
saltirewise between four guttes argent. -Voiio^"Leara to
tnow thjself."

Seat— Gunhy Hall, near Burgh, co. Lincoln,

Citt6— Pioneer, Cork Street, W.


Massingbeed-Mundt, Chaeles rEANCIS, Esq.
of Ormsby Hall, co. Lincoln, J.P. and D.L., served
m the 33rd and 53rd Eegts., b. 30 June, 1839 ; 7n.
8 Aug. 1865, Louisa Charlotte, 3rd dau. of Charles
John Bigge, Esq. of Linden, co. JS'orthumbeiiand,
and has issue,

I. Charles Drainer, J. 14 .July, 1867.

II. Godfrey Bertram, b. 25 March, 1872.
in. Francis Oswald, 6. 30 Aug. 1874.
rv. Henry Louis, b. 9 Aug. 1879.

I. Sybil Rosamond, d. umn. 26 Dec. 1S90.

II. Philippa Alice.

Lineagre.— Sm Drayner Massingberd, Knt. of South
Ormsby, co. Lincoln, and of Henxworth, co. Hertford, 2nd
son of Thomas Massingberd, Esq. of Bratoft Hall, in Gunby
(see Massingberd of Gunby), b. 11 Dec. 1615 ; m. 1st, 26 May,
1651, Elizabeth, 2nd dau. and co-heir of Abraham Burrell,
Esq. of Medloe House, co Huntingdon, and by her (who «.
5 Dec. 1677) had one dau., who d. an infant. Sir Drayner r,i.
2ndly, 31 Dec. 1678, Anne, 2nd dau. and co-heir of Henry
Mildmay, Esq. of The Graces, Essex, by his 1st wife, dau. of
one of the co-heirs of John Barker, Esq. of Hamond, Salop,
and had, with other issue,

Bdrrell, his successor. Henry, d. unm.

Elizabeth, m. Edward Hyme, of Carolina, in America, ami
had issue.

Sir Drayner Massingberd, Sheriff of Lincoln 1644, knightea
by King Charles II. 17 F"eb. 1661, d. 1698, and was s. by his

BoRRELL Massingberd, Esq. of Ormsby and Medloe, 6.
23 April, 1683; 7)i. Phihppa, dau. of Francis Mundy, E.sq. of
Markeaton Hall, co. Derby, and Osbaston, co. Leicester, M.P.
CO. Leicester, and had issue,

I. William Burrell, his successor, of whom presently.

II. Francis Burrell, b. 1720; vi. Maria, dau. of Thomas
Fanshawe, Esq. of Parsloes, Essex, and d. 6 May, 1795,
leaving a son, Kev. Francis Massingberd, Rector of ft'ash-
ingborough, co. Lincoln, and Prebendary of Lincoln, who
m. 1795, Eliza, youngest dau. of his uncle, W. B. Alassing-
berd, Esq. of Ormsby, and d. 1817, leaving issue, with two
daus. (Eliza, d. unm., and Harriet), a son,

1 Francis Charles (Rev.), Rector of Ormsby, and Chan-
cellor of Lincoln Cathedral, b. 3 Dec. 1800 ; m. 15 J;in.
1839, Fanny, eldest dau. of William Baring, Esq., M.P.,
4th son of Sir Francis Baring, Bart., and d. 5 Dec. 1872,,
having had issue,

Francis Bdrrell, Capt. 5th Lancers, b. 31 Jan. 1843,
d. unm.

William Oswald (Rev.), M.A., 6. 23 Feb. 1848, Rector
of Ormsby, present male representative of the Massing-
berd f iinily ; ??i. Dec. 1884, Emily Sophia, dau. of Kev.
— Sopcr, Rector of Bag Euderby, and has issue, a dau.,
Dorothy, b. 6 Feb. 1880.

Mr. Massingberd was High Sheriff of Cambridge and Hunting-
don 1723. He d. Jan. 1728, and wass. by his eldest son,

AVilliam Bdrrell Massingberd, Esq. of Ormsby, Sheriff, co.
Lincoln 1745; m. Anne, dau and heir of William Dobson,
Esq. of York, and of his wife, Elizabeth, dau. of Christopher
Tancred, Esq. of Whixley, co. York, by his wife, Catherino
Armitage, grand-dau. of Sir Francis Armitage, Bart, of Kirk-
lees, CO. York, and of his wife, Catherine Danby, through
whom Mr. Massingberd Mundy is now senior co-heir to the
barony of Sckope of Masham. (5e« Burke's Dormant Feirage.y
Mr. Massingberd d. 18 Aug. 1802, leaving issue,

Charles Burrell, his successor.

William, Rector of Ormsby, d. unm. 5 May, 1823.

Anne, m. Rev. AVilliam Maxwell, D.D., of Falkland, co.,
Monaghan, and had issue, John, d. U7irii., and Anne, m.
Rev. Henry Francis Lyte, and left issue.

Philippa, d. unm. July, 1831.

Frances, d. unm. May, lb32.

Eliza, m. her cousin, Kev. F. Massingberd (see above).
The elder son,

Charles Bdkrell Massingberd, Esq. of Ormsby, co. Lin-
coln, and Braziers, co. Oxford, 6. 1749; s. his father 1802; m.
1st, Dec. 1774, Anne, dau. and heir of AVilliam Blackall, Esq.
of Braziers, in the parish of Checkenden, co. Oxford, and
2ndly, Marie Jeanne, dau. of Capt. Rapigeon, of Versailles, by
whom he had no i.ssue. Mr. Massingberd was High Sheriff co.
Oxford, and d. Nov. 1835. By his 1st wife he had a dau. an4

Harriet Massingberd, of Ormsby, scniir co-heir of th&
Barony of Scrope o/jV/as/(a»i, ?/i. 1806, Charles Godfrey
Mundy, Esq. of Burton Hall, co. Leicester, High Sheriff of
CO. Leicester, 2nd son of Francis Noel Clarke Mundy, Esq.
cf Markeaton (see Mundy of 3Iarkeaton Hall). Charlea
Godfrey Mundy d. 23 April,' 1838, and Harriet, his widow,
22 April, 1864. They had issue,

1 Charles John Henry, Esq. of Ormsby, co. Lincoln,
J.P. and D.L., b. 21 June, 1808, wlio assumed by royal
licence, 29 April, 1863, the prefix name of Massingberd ;
m. 13 Sept. 1838, Elizabeth Susan, 5tli dau. of John
Young, Esq. of Wcstridge, Isle of Wight, and d. 19 Feb.
1882, having had issue,

1 Charles Francis, now of Ormsby.

2 John Augiistin, b. 20 Sept. 184U ; d. unm. 29 April,

1 Millicent Harriet. 2 Sophy Jane.

3 Fanny Rosamond, d. unm. 14 June, 1883.

2 Harriet, d. young.

3 Sophy, »(. 1833, John C. Dowdeswell, Esq., 2nd son of





John E. Dowdcswell, Esq. of Pull Court, co. Worcester,
and d. 3Iay, 1847, lea\iug issue (see that lamily).

^rms— Quarterly : 1st and 4th, per pale gu. and sa., on a
«ross engrailed arg. three lozenges sable, on a chief or, three
«agles' legs erased ^ la cuisse az., for Mdndt; 2nd, az., three
•quatrefoils two and one or, in chief a boar statant of the last,
■charged -nith a plain cross gu., forJlAssiNGBEKD: 3rd, quarterly
«r and arg., on a cross couped between four lions rampant |sa.
five escallops of the first, also for Massingeebd. Crtsts— 1st,
MuNDT : A wolf's head erased sa. bezantee langued gules,
vomiting tire proper ; 2nd, Massingbebd : A lion's head erased
3LZ. charged with two arrows saltirew ise between four guttes arg.

Seat — Ormsby Uall, Alford, co. Lincoln.


Massy, Johx, Esq. of Kingswell House, co.
Tipperary, J.P. cos. Tipperary and Limerick, b. 18
July, ISIO ; m. 11 Aug. 1832, Alicia, dau. of Capt.
Chadwick, of Chadville, co. Tipperary, and by lier
^who d. 22 June, 1874) has issue,

I. Charles Henry, d. serving with his (the 77th) regiment

during the Russian war, in his ■20th year.
Ji. John, drowned at Kilkee.
ill. KicHAKD Albert, of Mount Rivers, Listowel, b. 22 Feb.

1840, late Lieut. 60th Rifles, Resident Magistrate co.

Kerry ; m. 21 April, 1869, Matilda, only dau. of Capt.

Minchin, R.N., of Rock Abbey, Cashel, and d. 25 Sept.

1889, leaving issue, John George Albert, b. 27 Jan.

1870; George Godfrey Hamon, 6. 28 March, 1874;

Maude Alice Beatrice ; and Alberta,
TV. John, b. 30 June, 1848; d. 6 Aug. 1864.

I. Margaret Alicia, m. 11 Aug. 1857, Gen. George Wheeler,
son of Gen. Sir Hugh Massy Wheeler, K.C.B.

II. Alicia Victoria, m. 30 June, 1863, James George Deck,
Esq., son of George Deck, Esq. of Wellington, New Zea-

III. Millieent Rebecca, ra. 20 Sept. 1871, Col. Henry Wylie,
Bengal Army.

!iv. Frances Elizabeth, m. March, 1879, Hugh Baker, Esq. of
Lismascue, co. Tipperary, who d. 9 July, 1887. She Hi.
2ndly, Sept. 1888, Major E. H. Bunbury.

Iiineage.— Rev. William Massy, son of Rev. Godfrey
TIassy (brother of the 1st Lord Massy and cf the 1st Lord
Clarina), m. Bessie, only dau. of Henry Bevan, Esq. of co.
l^imerick, and d. 1822, leaving (amongst others^ a son,

Charles Massy, Esq., m. 1808, Margaret Spread, dau. of
•John Cummins, Esq. (who d. 1854), and had issue,

John", now of Kingswell House.
Mr. Massy d. 1811.

yimns — Arg., on a chevron between three lozenges sa., a lion
passant or. Crest— A bull's head gu., issuing out of a ducal
coronet or. ^/o»o— Pro libertate patiiae.

Seat — Kingswell House, near '1 ipperary.


Massy, Edwaed Hugh Hamon, Esq. of Ferny
Glen, CO. Pembroke, b. 6 Sept. 1836; m. June, 1856,
Ellena Antouia, dau. of Siguor Guiseppe Buttigieg,
of ilalta.

Lineag-e — The Hon. Edward Massy, of Ballynort, 2nd
eon of Hugh, 2nd Baron Massy (see Burke's Peerage), 6. 1766,
m. Jan. 1795, Catharine, dau. of John Villiers Tuthill, Esq.
<cf St. John's Island, co. Limerick, and d. 1835, having by her
iwho d. 1836), had issue,

I. Edward Taylor, of whom presently.

I. Elizabeth, m. 1»22, Lieut.-Gen. Thomas Gerard Ball, andrf.

II. Catherine, m. 7 May, 1838, John Green, Esq. of Cove,
CO. Cork.

III. Anna, m. 1828, Robert Chambre 'Vaughan, Esq. of
Burlton Hall, Salop, who d. 1876. She d. 6 Apiil, 1886.

IV. Jane, m. i 1 Oct. is27, Thomas IMckin, Esq. of Loppington
House, Salop, who d. 1855. She d. 19 Nov. Ib90.

The only son,

Edward Taylor Massy, Esq. of Cottesmore, co. Pembroke,
J.P. and D.L., b. 1807, m. 1835, Helen, dau. of Jonathan
Haworth Peel, Esq. of Cottesmore, and having by her (who d.
■85 July, 188S; had issue,

I. Edward Hugh Hamon, of Ferny Glen.

II. Haworth Peel, of Altyrodin and Blaen Dyffiyn, co.
Cardigan, and Buckingham House, co. Pembroke, late

Lieut. 22nd Foot, 6. 10 Oct. 1842; m. 12 Aug. 1873, Anne |
Justina, dau. of Arthur Lloyd Davies-Lloyd, Esq. of j
Altyrodin and Blaendyffryn, and has had issue, i

1 Lionel Dunham, b. 31 Aug. 1875; d. young. |

2 John Hamon, b. 3 March, 1879. I

3 Hugh Dillon, 6. 23 Nov. 1880.

4 Haworth Peel, 6. 1882. 5 Bertie Erroll, c^. young.

1 Muriel Kathleen, b. 21 Sept. 1874.

2 Gertrude Helen, d. young. 3 Annette, d. young.

III. Villiers Tuthill, 6. 4 Nov. 1843; d. 21 Sept. 1881. '

IV. Xavier Peel (Rev.), B.A., b. 28 Feb. 1845; m. 1872, I
Haniet Emily, dau. of Edward Hurlstone, Esq., and has
issue, j

1 Arthur Ernest, 6. 1873. |

2 Godfrey, 6. 1879. 3 Lawrence Peel, 6. 1883. I

1 Mary Augusta, b. 1875. 'i

2 Laiu-a Gertrude, b. 1876. 3 Helen Peel, 6. 1877. '

V. Arthur Wellington, b. 21 Aug. 1846; m. 1881, Emma
Elizabeth, dau. and heiress of John Stokes, Esq. of
CulTern, co. Pembroke, and has issue,

1 Hugh Royds Stokes, b. 1884.

2 Herbert John, b. 1885.

3 Charles Walter, 6. 1887.

VI. George Eyre (Rev.), Rector of Gumfreston, co. Somerset,
m. 1 Feb. 1877, Katharine Frances, only cliild of Sui'g.
Maj. G. F. H. Brown, and has issue,

1 George Edward, b. 11 Jan. 1878.

2 Villiers Wilfred Peel, b. 4 March, 1882.

1 Norah Helen, b. 3 March, 1879.

2 Gladys Mary, b. 15 Feb. 1880.

3 Constance, b. 20 Jan. 1881. 4 Helen, 6. 20 Nov. 1883.

I. Ellen Catherine, to. 1st, 11 Feb. 1863, Rev. Charles Henry
Barham, of Trecwn, co. Pembroke, who d. 1878; she lu.
2ndly, 1879, Henry Hyde Nugent Bankes, Esq., who d.
1883, and she m. 3rdly, 2 June, 1885, Sir William Henry
Marsham Style, Bart, of Glcnmore.

II. Catherine Elizabeth.

III. Annette Jane, m. 2 April, 1867, William Grinfield Lely,
Esq. of Framingham Hall, Norfolk, who d. 1886.

IV. Mary Georgina.

V. Gertrude, m. 30 Dec. 1875, William Clifford, Esq.,
Barrister-at- Law, who assumed Sept. 1891, the name of
Phelps on succeeding his uncle.

VI. Constance Grace, in. 3 Dec. 1880, Allan Peel, Esq.

Mr. E. T. Massy d. 27 July, 1882.

A7-ms — (see Burke's Pecvant, Massy, B.).

Scat — Ferny Glen, Roch, R.S.O., co. Pembroke.


Massy-Beeesfoed, John Geoege Beeesfoed,
Esq. of Macbie Hill, co. Peebles, and of St. Hubert's,
CO. Fermanagh, J.P. cos. Peebles and Fermanagh,
b. 1 Feb. 1856 ; m. 22 Nov. 1892, the Hon. Alice
Elizabeth, 3rd dau. of the 1st Lord Dunleath {see
Bueke's Peerage).

Lineagre. — The Hon. John Massy, fourth son of Hugh,
2nd Baron Massy (see Bdrke's Peeragi), by Catherine his
wife, dau. and co-heiress of Edward Taylor, Esq. of Bally-
nort, CO. Limerick, to. 16 June, 1817, Maria, dau. of Robert
Maunsell, Esq. of Limerick, and by her, who d. 28 May,
1880, had issue,

I. Hugh, Major 8."ith Light Infantry, m. 18 Sept. 1860,
Augusta, only child of Major Richardson Brady, 1st Life
Guards, of Oaklands, co. Tyrone, and d. s. p. at Bordeaux,
3 Jan. 1802. His widow m. 1 Nov. 1866, Henry James, 5th
Earl Castle-Stewart.

II. Robert Maunsell, drowned 1836.

III. John Maunsell, of whom hereafter.

IV. George ICdward, b. 21 June, 18'28, d. unm. 2 July, 1872.

V. Fredeiick Maunsell, d. Is34.
I. Anna Scone, d. unm. 1847.

Hon John Massy d. 6 July, 18G9. His eldest surviving son,

The Very Rev. John Maunsell Massy-Beresford, M.A.,
of St. Hubert's, co. Fermanagh, and Macbie Hill, co. Peebles,
Dean of Kilmore, b. 26 Sept. 1823, m. 6 May, 1851, Emily
Sarah,, dau. of Rev. John Isaac Beresford, and elder sister
and co-heiress of Capt. George Robert Beresford, of Macbie
Hall, and by her, who d. 29 July, 18it3, had issue,

I. John George Beresford, now of St. Hubert's and Macbie

II. Hugh Hamon, b. 28 Nov. 1857, d. 13 May, 1867.

III. Allan Frederick, b. 10 March, 1864, d. 4 May, 1867.

I. Anna Sophia, d. young, 13 March, 1867.

II. Emily Maria Louisa, m. 31 Oct. 1876, Cecil Edward St.
Lawrence Leslie, Esq. son of the Bishop of Kilmore.

lu. Selina Harriette Perotine, 6. '25 Jan. 1860, m. 10 Nov.
1892, Rev. Charles BaiTington Walters, Rector of Castle
I'.roniwich, Birmingham.

IV. Lilian Helena Grace, b. 12 July, 1867





The Dean of Kilmore assumed hj Royal Licence, 1871, the
surname and arms of Beresford, in addition to his own, and
d. 22 Oct. 1886, when he was s. by his eldest son, John
Gbobgb, now of Macbie Hill and St. Hubert's.

jlrjjis — Quarterly, 1st and 4th, arg. crucillyfitchee three fleurs
de lys within a bordure engr. sa. a canton ermiiiois, for Beres-
lOBD ; 2nd and 3rd, arg. on a chevron between three lozenges
8a. a lion passant or a martlet for difference, for Masst.

C-esis — 1. A dragon's head erased az. charged with a crescent
or and pierced through the necli with a broken spear, the point
thrust through the upper jaw gold, for Beresford; 2. Oucof a
ducal coronet or a bull's head gu. armed sa. charged with a
martlet gold, for Masst.

Mottnes—Vro libertate patriae, and above the Beresford
crest: Nil nisi oruce.

Seats— St. Hubert's, Belturbet, co. Fermanagh, and JIacbie
Uill, Lamancba, N.B.


Mastee, Chaeles Hoskins, Esq. of Barrow-
Green House, CO. Surrey, J.P., b. 24 Oct. 1846 ; m.
9 Oct. 1877, Amy Morgan, 3rd dau. of Gen. Sir John
Bisset, K.C.M.G., and has issue,

I. Charles Edward Hoskins, b. 5 July, 1878.

n. Arthur Bisset Streynsham Hosliins, b. 25 Feb. 18S0.

lu. Herbert Francis Hoskins, 6. 22 Jan. 1882.

VI. Legh Chichele Hoskins, 6. 24 March, 1890.

1. Amy Charlotte Emily Hoskins, 6. 30 April,1885.

Lineage.— This is an ancient Kentish family, formerly
seated at East Langdon, Kent,

John Master, of Sandwich, merchant, is first mentioned in
1520. In 2nd of Henry Vlll., "An inquisition was held at
Sandwich before Sir Edward Poyninges and others, when it
was found that John Master, of Sandwich, merchant, hired
contrary to the Statute a Breton ship from Bordeaux to
Sandwich, when he might had an English ship. " He was
Mayor of that town in 1528, 1543, 1552, and 1556; one of the
Bearers of the canopy of Queen Anne Boleyn, as a Warden of
the Cinque Ports, at her coronation, and a Baron of ParUa-
ment for Sandwich in 1544 and 1554. He had a grant from
Henry VIII. of the manor and lands of East Langdon, in
Kent. He d. in 1558.

James Master, his 3rd son, and eldest by the 2nd
marriage, b. in 1547, inherited the manor and estate of East
Langdon. He m. 1st, Martha Norton, of London, and had
issue, fifteen children ; 2ndly, Margaret Manwood, who was
buried at East Langdon ; 3rdly, Judith Bourne, who survived
him. He d. in 1631, aged 84, at Ospringe, the seat of his
eldest son.

Sir Edward Master, Knt., who was 6. 1574; m. at Ospringe,
1602, Audrey, eldest dau. and one of the co-heirs of Robert
Streynsham, Esq. of Ospringe, by Frances his wife, dau. and
heir of William Wightman, of Harrow-on-the-Hill, Middlesex.
By her Sir Edward had issue, fifteen children. He was Lieut,
of Dover Castle, High Sheriff of Kent 1639, M.P. for Canter-
bury from 1640 tOl his death in 1648. He was buried in
St. Michael's Chapel in the cathedral.

BicHARD Master, his eldest son, &. 1604 ; m. 1626, Anne,
eldest dau. of Sir James Oxenden, Knt. of Dene, Kent, and by
her had issue, twelve sons and eight daus. He was D.L. of
Dover Castle, and was buried at Langdon in 1669.

James Master, his eldest son, 6. 1627 ; m. 1667, Joyce, only
dau. of Sir Christopher Tumor, Knt. of Milton Ernest, Bed-
fordshire, and by her had is?ue, four sons and ten daus. He
alienated the family estate at East Langdon in 1700 to
Admiral Aylmer, and an estate at Eeculver to Sir James
Oxenden in 1676. He d. 1702 ; his sons d. wim. or with-
out male issue.

Sir Streynsham Master, Knt., the 8th son and 13th child

of Richard Master, by Anne Oxenden his wife, b. 1640,

Governor of Fort St. George, in the East Indies, purchased

Codnor Castle 1692, and served as High Sheriff of co. Derby

/712. Sir Streynsham to. 1st, Diana, dau. of Sir Thomas

fiendish, Knt. of Essex, and 2ndly, Elizabeth, dau. of Richard

Legh, Esq. of Lyme, co. Chester, by the latter of whom he

had issue, i. Legh, his heir ; ii. Streynsham (Rev.), M.A. ;

' I. Anne, to. 1st, Gilbert, 4th Earl of Coventry, and 2ndly,

' Edmund Pytts, Esq. of Kyre. co. Worcester. The son and


Legh Master, Esq. of Codnor Castle, M.P. for Newton,

. CO. Lancaster, m. Margaret, dau. and heir of Launder, of New

Hall, CO. Lancaster, and had issue,

I. LEGn, his heir.

II. Robert (Rev.), D.D., Rector of Croston, co. Lancaster,
who had, by Elizabeth his wife, eight sons and two daus.,

1 Streynsham (Rev.), M.A. of BaUiol College, Oxford,

Rector of Croston, co. Lancaster, b. 10 June, 1766 : m.

20 Aug. 1790, Elizabeth, dau. of Sir John Parker Mos

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