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Bart, of Ancoats, and d. 1864, having had issue,

Robert Mosley (Ven.), M.A., Incumbent of Burnley, co.

Lancaster 18'26 to 1855, Hon. Canon of Manchester 1850,

Archdeacon of Manchester 1854, Rector of Croston

1864, m. Frances Mary, eldest dau. of George Smith,

Esq., M.P., of Selsdon, Surrey, brother of Lord Car-

rington, and d. 5 July, 1867, having had by her (who

d. 11 Aug. 1867),

1 George Streynsham (Rev.), Vicar of Twickenham,
and late Rector of West Dean, Wilts, b. 19 Marcli,
1823; m. 4 May, 1848, Harriet Susannah Ann, eldest
dau. of Rev. Thomas Hunt, Rector of West Felton,

2 Robert Edward, retired from the Madras Civil Ser-
vice, 1872, J. P. for Middlesex, 6. 10 Sept. 1826; m.
18 June, 1874, Florentia Sale, dau. of Col. John
Wynch, R.A., and has issue, a dau. Eleanor Frances,
b. 19 March, 1875.

3 Oswald (Rev.), M.A., Rector of Croston, 6. 6 April.
1828; TO. 13 April, 1871, Alice Elizabeth, dau. ot
William Bayley Mosley, Esq., Capt. 10th Bengal

4 John Henry, retired from the Madras Civil Service
in 1880, b. 21 July, 1831 ; to. 12 Oct. 1865, Gertrude
Emma, dan. of Alfred William Begbie, Esq., and has
issue, Mabel Louisa; Blildred Estelle SybeUa; Wini-
fred Maude ; Hilda Violet.

5 Charles Gilbert, C.S.I.,Member of Council at Madras,
6. 8 Nov. 1833 ; m. 25 Nov. 1857, Emma Caroline,
dau. of Thomas Onslow, Esq., and has issue, Charles
Onslow Streynsham Robert; 'Thomas Mosley; Arthur
Gilbert, Alfred Edmund; Harold Onslow; Francea
Emma; Elizabeth Octavia ; Emily Florence.

■ 6 Alfred(Rev.), M.A., of the Holme, Burnley, &. 8 Sept.

1835, formerly Rector of Stambourne, Essex, m. 1887,

Mary, dau. of the late T. II. Whitaker, Esq , F.S.A.,

of the Holme, Lane, J. P. and D.L. Rev. A. Master

i assumed, 1889, the additional name of Whitaker.

s 1 Frances Mary.

2 Georgiana Penelope Hannah. 3 Emily.

■' 4 Augusta Sybella, to. 20 April, 1865, Col. Montagu.

Poyntz Ricketts.
John, J.P. for Lancaster.

Janies Streynsham (Rev.), M.A., Hon. Canon of Man-
c'.iester. Rural Dean of Leyland, and Rector and Patron
of Chorley, b. 1799; in. 1825, Alice, dau. of Samuel
llorrocks, Esq. M.P., of Preston, and by her (who d. IS
Nov. 1883) had issue,

1 Streynsham Mosley, 6. 22 June, 1834.

2 Gilbert Coventry (Itev.), M.A., Rector and Patron
of Chorley, 6. 3 July, 1839 ; j;;. 9 June, 1869, Frances
Anne Mary, only dau. of B. K. McDermott, Esq.,
Capt. 8th Regt., and has issue, a dau. AUce Frances^
6. '.il July, 1870.

1 Fanny Penelope, m. 6 Oct. 1852, Joseph Leigh, Esq.
of Belmont, co. Chester.

2 EUza Anne. 3 Caroline Augusta.

' 4 Mary Alicia, m. 3 April, 1861, Rev. Alfred Birley.

Canon Master d. 31 Dec. 1878.
Edward Legh, Registrar of the Supreme Court of Gib»

raltar, to. 21 May, 1852, Caroline Elizabtth, dau. of

Ven. John Burrow, Archdeacon of Gibraltar, and d. 29

June, 1873, leaving issue, two daus.
Gilbert William.
Elizabeth Anne.
Frances Mary, m. Joseph FeOden, Esq. of Witton, co.

Margaret Penelope. Augusta.

2 Robert, M.D., d. 1797.

3 John Whalley (Rev.), B.D., Rector of Chorley, d. 1846.

4 James, Admiral R.N., m. Jcnnetta, dau. of the Rev.
Henry Heathcote, of Walton-on-the-Hill, co. Lancaster,
and had issue, James Henry ; Streynsham Legh ; Edward
Pclham; Walley; Robert Samuel; Charles, d. young;
Jennetta, m. Francis Falkncr, Esq. ; and Elizabeth Grace,
TO. 1st, John Wroughton Harrison, Esq., and ■2ndly, Rev.
Henry Brooks.

5 Edward, M.A. .Rector of Rufford, co. Lancaster, d. 1834.

6 Gilbert Coventry, to. Augusta, dau. of Sir James Camp-
bell, Bart., and had issue. Gilbert Coventry Streynsham
and Robert Augustus, Major-Gen., C.B., rn. 1st, Isabella,
dau. of — Hennessy, Esq., and lindly, Marian, dau. of Col.

1 Jane, to. James Whalley, Esq. of Clerk Hill, co. Lan-
caster, afterwards Sir James Whalley Smythe Gardiner,

2 Elizabeth, m. Rev. Henry Heathcote.
I. Elizabeth, d. unm.

Mr. Master d. 1750, and was s. by his son,

Legh Master, Esq. of New Hall, co. Lancaster, and Codnor
Castle, CO. Derby, who m. 1753, Katherine, only dau. and





Jicirof 'William Hoskins, Esq. of Earrow Green House, Oxted,
Surrey, and by her (who d. 1807) left at his decease, 1796, a
<lau. Katherine, whorf. unni. 1S09, and a son.hissuceessor,

Kev. Legh Hoskixs Master, of Codnor Castle, co. Derby,
i>nd Barrow Green House, Surrey, Rector of Lympsfield, m.
177S, Mary, dau. of the Rev. Pierson Lloyd, D.D., and (Mil
Jan. 1S14, leaving, with a dau. Mary Anne, vi. Cheselden
Henson, Esq. of Bainton House, co. Korthampton, an ouly

Charles Legh Hoskiks Master, of Codnor, co. Derby, and
Barrow Green House, J. P. and D.L., b. 11 May, 1781 ; to. 1
May, 1SI3, Louisa, youngest dau. of the Rev. Josepli William-
con, Rector of Tlialicham, Susses, and at his decease, 11 May,
J8G1, left issue,

Charles IIoseins, his heir.

Ix)uisa llosliins, m. 1S34, Sir William Henry Walton, one of
the Masters in the Court of Exchequer.

Emily Ilo.sliins.

Bis eldest son,

Charles IIoskin's Master, Esq, of Barrow Green House,
Surrey, J.P., 6. 25 March, 181G ; m. 2G March, 1844, luiiily,
jounger dau. of Nathaniel Borrer, Esq. of Pakyns Manor,
Uurstpierpoint, Sussex, and liad issue,

I. Charles Hoskins, now of Barrow Green House.

II. Edward Hoskins, 6. 17 July, 1843; d. 11 Jan. 1878.

III. Legh Hoskins, 0. 22 Nov. 1850.

IV. Streynsham Hoskins, h. laol ; d. G March, 1855.

V. Herbert Hoskins, b. 27 April, 1857.

VI. Gilbert Nathaniel, b. 3 July, 18G0, m. 28 Jan. 188G, Elli-
nor Mary, only child of William Agnew Pope, Esq.

■VII. George Streynsham Hoskins, b. 19 Jan. 1865.

3. Katharine Emily Hoskins, 7)i. 1st. 16 April, 1873, Frederick

William Watkins, Esq., Lieut. R.E., who d. 17 Sept. 1874;

and 2ndly, 29 Nov. 18S6, Capt. Ernest B. Ricketts, 3rd batt.

Middlesex Rcgt.

II. Louisa Henrietta.

III. Evelyn Audrey Hoskins, m. 12 April, 1883, Charles
Pickersgill Cnnliffe, Esq., and has issue.

IV. Ethel Helen Hoskins.

Mr. Master d. 1885, and was j. by his eldest son, the present
•Charles Hoskins Master, Esq, of Barrow Green House.

Arms — Az., a fesso embattled between three griffins' heads
erased or. Ci-e$l — In a mural crown or, a unicorn's bend arg.,
crined and armed gold. Motto — Non minor est virtus quam
^uffirere parta tueri.

iSeat— Barrow Green House, Oxted, Surrey.


Master, Thomas William Chester, Esq. of
The Abbey and Knole Park, co. Gloucester, B.A.,
J.P., D.L., High Sheriff 1878, M.P. for Cirencester
1837-44, b. 28 May, 1815 ; vi. 7 April, 1840, Cathe-
rine Elizabeth, eldest dau. of the late Sir George
Cornewall, Bart, of Moccas, co. Hereford, and has

I. TnoMAs William Chester, M.P. for Cirencester, 1878-85
and 1S92-3, J. P. cos. Monmouth and Gloucester, and C.C.
CO. Gloucester, Col. 4th Gloucester Uegt. 6. 15 May, 1841;
m. 11 Oct. 186G, Gcorgina Emily, fifth dau. of John
Etherington Welcli Rolls, Esq. of The Hendre, co. Mon-
mouth, and has issue, 1 Richard Chester, 6. 29 Aug. 1870 ;
2 Cyril Chester, 6.8 .'^ept. 1874; 3 Charles Andrew Ches-
ter, b. 30 Nov. 187G; 1 Jessy Catherine ; 2 Ruth, d.
2 July, 1884; 3 Isabel Mary: 4EIorence; 5 Margaret.

II. Egerton Phi.ip Chester, 6. 20 Nov. 1846, d. Sept 1881.

III. Charles Gilbert Chester, 6. 1 June, 1821 ; d. 12 April,

TV. Arthur Cornewall Chester, 6. 25 July, 1854; m. 1881
(marriage dissolved), Ethel Maud, dau. of Albany de
Fonblanque,Esq. H.B.M.'s Consul at New Orleans.

1. Alice Mary Jane, m. 16 Feb. 1871, William Aitchison,
Esq. of Drummore, Edinburgh, formerly Lieut.-Col.
Scots Fusilier Guards.

n. Isabel Catherine, m. 2 Doc. 18C9, Comwallis Henry
Chichester, Esq. Col. 5th Lancers.

Ijineag-e.— In the 1st of Edward VI., the site of the abbey
©f Cirencester, with lands in fifteen shires, to be held in capita
by the service of one knight's fee, was granted to Thomas,
Lord Seymour, but on that nobleman's attainder it reverted to
the Crown, and was subsequently, 6 Elizabeth, bestowed on
the Master family.

SiB, WiLLUM Master, Knt. of Cirencester (elder son of

George Master, Esq. of The Abbey, Cirencester (by Bridget
his wile, dau. and heir of John Cornw.all), was elected M.P.
for that borough 1623, and appointed High Sheriff of co.
Gloucester, 3 Charles I. He m. Alice, dau. of Sir Edward
Estcourt, Knt. of Salisiiury and had several children. Sir
William, a stanch and devoted Royalist, d. 3 March, 1G61, in
his 62nd year, and was s. by his eldest son,

Thomas Mastek, Esq of The Abbey, bapt. 30 June, 1624,
m. Elizabeth, sister of Sir Thomas Dyke, 1st Bart of Horsham,
Sussex, and dying 1680, was ,<;. by his son,

Thomas Master, Esq. of The Abbey Cirencester, bapt. i
June, 1G68, M.P. for that borough 1685 and 1688. He m.
Elizabeth, dau. and heir of John Driver, Esq. of Aston, co.
Gloucester, and dying 1710, was s. by his son,

Tho.mas Master, Esq. of The Abbey, Cirencester, bapt. 12
July, IGOO, m. Joanna, dau. and heir of Jasper Chapman, Esq.
of Stratton, co. Gloucester, and had a son and heir,

Thomas Master, Esq. of The Abbey, Cirencester, M.P. for
that borough in several successive Parliaments, 6. 1717; m,
Elizabeth Chester, dau. and heir of Sir William Cann, Bart.,
by Elizabeth his wife, dau of Thomas Chester, Esq, of Knole
Park, and had is.sue,

I. Thomas, his heir.

II. Richard, b. 1746; m. 18 March, 1781, Isabella Frances,
dau. of Lieut.-Col. William Egenon, of the Grenadier
Guards, 2nd son of tlie Hon. and Ritrht Rev. Dr. Henry
Egerton, Bishop of Hereford, and d. 17U8, having had issue,

1 William Chester, of Knole Park.

2 Henry, 6. 1786, deceased.

3 Frederick Cavendish, b. 1789, deceased.

4 Richard Thomas, late Capt. Grena'Mer Guards, 6. 24
March, 1795; i)i. Anna Catherina Krederica, dau. of M.
de Kammerl von Puckpock, of Wasserbuig, in Bavaria.

1 Elizabeth, d. v.nm. Ibl7.

Mr. Master d. 1749, and was s. by his elder son,

Thomas Master, Esq. of The Abbey, b. 1744, High SheritT
of CO. Gloucester 1771, and was elected M.P. for that county,
1784 and 1791 ; m. 25 May, 1769, Mary si.ster of James, 1st
Lord Sherborne, and by her whocZ. 12 July, 1819) had issue,

Thomas, Brigade Major 2nd Dragoon Guards, d. unm. 17

Oct. 1797.
Jane, of the Abbey. Mart A nn, s. her sister.

Mr. Master d. 12 May, 1823, andwas s by his dau.

Jane Master, of The Abbey, Cirencester, b. 19 March,
1774; she d. 4 Aug 1862, and was s. by her sister.

Mart Anne Master, 6. 9 May, 1777; m. 18 June, 1801,
Lord John Thynne, M.P. for Bath, afterwards Lord Carteret,
who d. s. -p. 10 March, 1849. Lady Carteret was Lady of the
Bedchamber to the Princess Sophia; she d. 22 Feb. 1863, and
was s. by her cousin,

William Chester Master, Esq. of Knole Park and The
Abbey, 6. 4 Jan. 1785. He was Lieut.-Col. 3rd Fusilier Guards,
and a Gentleman Usher of the Privy Chamber to George III.,
George IV., William IV., and Queen Victoria; m. 20 Aug.
1814, Isabel Margaret, dau. of the Hon. Stephen Thomas
Digby, Vice-Chamberlain to Queen Charlotte, and by her
had (who d. 9 Jan. 1860),

Thomas William Chester, now of The Abbey and Knole

George Francis (Rev.), Rector of Stratton, co. Gloucester, 6.
25 Dec. 1816 ; m. 12 Nov. 1845, Fanny, dau. of Sir W. Bol-
land, a Baron of the Court of Exchequer, and d. 6 May,
1875, having by her (who d. 2 July) had three sons and
three dans.

Henry Orlando Chester, late Capt. 95th Regt., m. Eliza
Harriett, dau. of J. lliggs, Esq., Coram. R.N., and had a
dau. Mary, ; <(. 15 May, 1876.

Charles Cliester, Lieut. 58th Foot, 6. 22 April, 1820 ; d. unm.
at Sydney, N.S.W., 8 Dec. 1847.

William Charles Chester, C.B., Hampton Park House, Leo-
minster, late Col. of 5th Foot, b. 6 Nov. 18'il ; vi. Feb.
1861, Madelina Harriett Louisa, dau. of Sir William Curtis,
Bart, of Caynharo, Salop, and has issue two sons and three

Augustus Chester (Rev.), Vicar of Preston, co. Gloucester,
6.3 Dec. 1829; m. 29 July, 1858, Henrietta, dau. of Sir
Georae Cornewall, Bart, of Moccas, co Hereford, and had
issue^two sons and one dau. His son, Godfrey Cornewall
Chester, m. 8 March, 18.'-8, Frances Harriet, eldest dau. of
Henry Arthur Herbert, Esq.

Francis Robert Chester, lute Lieut. 58lh Foot, 6. 18 May,
18i3; m. 21 Jan. 1852, Emma Jane, 'lau. of H. McArthur,
Esq., and by her (who d. March, 1866) has issue, two sons .
and one dau.

Isabella Mary Frances Charlotte, m. 15 May, 1851, George
William Gunning, Esq., only sun of the Rev. Sir Henr/
John Gunning, Bart, oi Horton, co. Northampton.

Emma Fanny, d. 20 Feb. 1S:;4.

Emily Ariana, m. 1st, 10 Feb. 1859, William Edmund, eldest
sun of Sii- Wilham Michael Curtis, Bart, of Caynham, Salop,





and had by him (who d. 11 May, 1860) one son, Sir 'Williain
Miciiael Curtis, 4th and present bart., 6. II Nov. IS59.
Mrs. Curtis m. 2ndly, July, 1868, George B. Charleton, Esq.,
only son of Kev John K. Charleton, Vicar of Elberton, co.

Col. Master d. at Torquay, 20 Nov. 18GS, and was s. by his
eldest son, Thomas William Chester Master, Esq. now of
The Abbey and Knole Park.

Amu — Gu., a lion rampant guardanr, tail double-queued or,
«!uppori ins between his paws a rose arg., stalked andleaved vert.
Crcs£— Witnin a rin>.' or, gemmed ppr., two snakes entwined
«rect on their tails and endorsed az. Motto — Virtue et ingenio.

-St-a/s— The Abbey, Cirencester, and Knole Park, near iSrist,ol,
CO. Gloucester.


Eyee-Matcham:, William Etee, Esq. of New-
iiouse, Wilts, J.P. and D.L., b. 10 April, 1823 ; m.
3 Jan. 1861, Marj Elizabeth, 4th dau. of the late
Henry Lawes Long, Esq. of Hampton Lodge, co.
Surrey, by his wife Lady Catharine Walpole,
youngest dau. of Horatio, 2nd Earl of Orford, and
has issue,

I. George Henry Etbe, b. 21 Feb. 1862 ; m. 5 June, 1889,
Constance Gertrude, eldest dau. of the late Hon. St.
Legcr Eichard Glyn, 2nd son of 1st Baron Wolverton,
and has issue,

John St. Leger, h. 28 March, 1890.

Florence EUerie Mary, b. 181)3.

n. William Eyre, Lieut. 1st Batt. Duke of Edinburgh's ■Wilt-
shire Regt. b. 16 May, 1865.
in. Horatio Charles Eyre. b. 3 March, 1867.

I. Catharine Rachel Eyre, 6. 20 Sept. 1863.

II. Mary Harriet Eyre, 6. 2 May, 1869.

Mr. Eyre-Matcham assumed by Deed Poll, 11 April,
1889, the surname of Eyee, in addition to and before
that of Matcham.

Lineagre. — Thomas Macham, Gent, of en. Gloucester,
purchased the manor of Dp. Wimborne, co. Dorset, which was
part of the dissolved Abb.y of Tewkesbury, for £321 lis id.,
37 Henry VIII. (1547). He was living4 Edward VI. (I55I).
His son,

Thomas Macham, of 'Wimborne St. Giles, co. Dorset, left
issue by his wife, a dau. of Dickenson, two sons,

I. John, Minister of Ilminster, co. Somerset, m. Patience,
dau. of — Cornelias, of Southampton, and d. at St. Neot's,
CO. Cornwall, aged 60, leaving a son,

Cornelius, b. 1644, one of the High Bailiffs of Southampton,
m. Elizabeth, dai. of Joseph Ue Lainotte, and had issue
a son, Joseph, of Collingbourne, Kingston, Wilts, Sur-
veyor of the King'i! Warehouse in the Port of London, b.
20 July, IC8I ; d. 12 Jan. 1752, leaving by his wife, a dau.
of — Uelnif, an only son, William, of Collingbourne,
LL.D., admitted an advocate at Doctors' Commons, 3
Nov. 1734. Fellow of St. John's Coll., Oxford, 1759, d.s.p.
12 Jan 1752.

II. Thomas, of whom we treat.
The 2nd son,

Thomas Macham, of Fittleford, co. Dorset, living 1660, m.
Jane. dau. of G. Lovelost Tarent, and left by her who d. 14
May, 1685, a son,

John Macham, of Fittleford, bapt. 28 Dec. 1662; m. Elinor,
dau. of Robert Hayne of Ockford, Fitzpaine, and by her who
d. 1714, had a son,

Thomas Macham, of Fittleford, bapt. 1680; m. Mary, dau.
of Robert Pitt, and d. 1 Sept. 1720, leaving by her who d. Oct.
1 1748, a son,

' Simon Matcham, Superintendent of the Marine of the E.I.C.
and Senior Member of tlie Council of Bombay, b. 7 April,
1711, m. Elizabeth, 5th dau. of Hugh Bidwell, senior merchant
of the E.I.C, in Bombay, and of Bidwell Manor, Newton
St. Gyres, co. Devon, by Hannah his wife, dau. of W. Pierce,
D.D. He d. 22 Jan. 1776, leaving by her who d. 1800, one
surviving son,

■ George Matcham, of Ashfold Lodge, Slaugham, Sussex,
J.P. for that, CO., b. 30 Nov. 1754; m. 26 Feb. 1787, Catherine,
■dau. of Rev. Edmund, Nelson, M.A., Rector of Burnham,
.Thorpe, co. Norfolk, and sister of the great Lord Nelson, and
d. 3 Feb, 1S33, and by her who d. 28 fllarch, 1842, had wilh
four other sons, who d. young,
. I. George, of whom presently.

II. Charles Horatio Nelson, b. 1806, d. in Australia, 1844.

HI. Nelson, LL.D. Barrister-at-Law, 6. 1811; d. 1836.

I. Catherine, m. 1820, John Bendyshe, Esq., Lieut. R.N., of
Barrington, Cambridgeshire, and'd. Nov. I83I, leaving i^sue.
He iu. 2ndly, 21 Oct. 1833, Anna Maria, eldest dau. ol Sir
Charles Watson, Bart.

II. Elizabeth, )//. 6 May, 1824, Arthur Davies, Esq., Post
Capt. R.N., and d. Nov. 1851.

III. Harriet, vi. I8I9, Edward Blanckley, Capt. E.N., and is

IV. Horatia, m. 1826, Henry William Mason, Esq. of Beal
House, Bucks, Lieut. R.N., and d. 31 Dec. 1869.

V. Susannah, m. 24 April, 1 832, Alexander Montgomery
Moore, Esq. of Garvy, co. Tyrone.

The eldest son,

George Matcham, Esq. of Headlands, Sussex, and New-
house, Wilts, LL.D. , admitted an advocate in Doctors' Com-,
mons, 3 Nov. 1820, b. 7 Nov. 1789; m. 20 Feb. 1817, Harriet,
eldest dau. and co-heir of Williain Eyre, Esq. of Newhouse,
Wilts (and sole heiress under the will of Robert Eyre, of
Newhouse, who d. 1152), and had issue,

I. Horatio Nelson Eyre, b. 16 April, 1819, (i. 1 Nov. 1845, s.p.

II. George Simon Eyre, b. 3 Jan. 1822, d. 5 Nov. 1833.

III. William Eire, now of Newhouse.

I. Catherine Eyre, b. 2 Aug. 1820; to. 1818, Eev. Henry
Blackstone Williams, Fellow of Winchester and Incumbent
of Bradford Peveril, co. Dorset, who d. 1879, and has issue.

II. Louisa Harriet Eyre, b. 13 Dec. 1827; m. 2 Feb. 1.^60,
Eev. Fortescue Eichard Purvis, Incumbent of Witsbury,
Winchester, and by him, who d. 1885, has issue.

Mr. George Matcham d. 15 Jan. 1877.

Arms — Vert, on a fesse between three parcels of barley (each
consisting of .as many ears with part of their stalks, two saltire-
wise, and one erect, intersecting each other at the stalk part)
or, a greyhound courant arg., spotted sa. C'-tst — Out of an
eastern crown fiold, a cubit arm habited vert, in the hand ppr.,
three ears of bailey stalked and bladed of the first.

(StaJ— Newkouse, Downton, Wilts.


(^yeeATTWOOD-MATiiEWS of Pontrilas Court.)


Mathias, Charles, Esq. of Lamphey Court and
Rhysgwyllt, co. Pembroke, J.P., High Sheriff 1890,
late CajJt. and Hon. Major Pembroke Yeomanry
Cay., b. 19 June, 18-19 ; m. 16 Sept. 1875, Cecilia
Antonia, dau. of Adrian N. Stokes, Esq. of St.
Botolph's, CO. Pembroke, and has issue,

Charles Eonald, 6. 1877.

Lineage.— The earliest ancestor of this family on record,

Thomas Mathias, Esq., d. I6I7, and from him the Llan-
gwarren property descended in a direct line to

David Mathias, Esq. of Llangwarren, m. Miss De la Motte,
and had a son and heir,

Charles Mathias, Esq. of Llangwarren, m. 23 April, I8I2,
Mary, dau. of John Bethell, of Hassage, Somerset (uncle of
Richard Bethell, 1st Lord Westbury), by Christian his wife,
dau. of George Hole, Esq. of Pilton, and by her (who d. 10
March, 1853) had issue,

Lewis, of Lamphey Court.

William, of Pencoed, co. Pembroke, M.A., J.P., late Lieut.
62nd Regt., 6. 25 March, 1816 ; m. 2d April, ls66, Eliza,
dau. of — Straabury, Esq. of Bridge water, co. Somerset.

Charies, b. 23 Sept. 1817.

Gforge, b. 16 Feb. 1819; m. Dec. 1846, Caroline, 5th dau. of
Edward Bidwell Law, Esq. late of Staplegruve, Somerset,
deceased, and has had issue, James [Jeweilyn, d. Nov. 1852 ;
Henry Harding, Major Gordon Highlanders; and Florence

Henry, 6. 26 April, 1820: m. 18 Feb. 1847, Charlotte Maria
Carleton Lloyd, eldest dau. of John Phillips Allen Lloyd
Phillips, Esq. of Dale Castle, co. Pembroke, and has issue,
Chariotte Emma Lloyd; Jlary Lloyd; Grace Mabel Lloyd;
Eleanor Llo>d; Edith Maud Lloyd; Geitnide Lloyd, d.
3 Oct. 1857 : and Frederica Ellen Lloyd, d. 30 JIarch, 1860.

Edward, b. 18 Jan. 1822 ; vi. 10 Aug. Ib52, Margaretta, only
dau. of David Jones, Lieut. R.M., deceased, and has issue,
Edward, b. 21 April, 1853 ; Arthur, 6. 28 March, 1856; and
Edith Mary.

James, b. 17 Nov. 1823; m. Maria Harriet, 2nd dau. of
William Rawstorne, Esq. of Rowick, co. Lancaster

Alfred, b. 28 March, 1825; )/(. 1851, Louisa, dau. of Edward
BedwcU Law, Esq. of Staplegrove Lodge, Somerser, de-

Thomas, 6. 5 Feb. 1827; m. Mary Jane, dau. of John
liicliards, Esq. of Bridgewater, deceased.





Frederick, b. 11 July, 1S28; m. Mary Magotty, dau. of Eer.
James Broth Byers, of Lamphey.

JIarv. i;i. 1S36, Cupt. (afterwardg Admiral) John Milligen
XjxviS, of Marchfield House, Binfield, Berks, and has issue.
Mr. Charles Mathias d. 23 July, ISol, and was s. by his eldest

Lewis Mathias, Esq. of Lamphey Court and Llangwarren,
CO. Pembroke, J. P. and D.L., Hi-h Sheriff 1856, b. 29 Jan. 1813 ;
m. 9 Oct. 1845, Emily Catherine, dau. of John Bennet Lawes,
Esq. of Rothamsted, Herts, and by her (who d. 1S77; hail

I. CnARLES, now of Lamphey Court.

II. Lewis, b. 20 -Ian. 1851.

m. Herbert, b. 19 Dec. IS54: d. 9 Nov. 1SC5.

I. EmilvMary, rf. 21 May. 1875.

II. Caroliuf, d. 10 Jan. lSt3i. m. Ada. jv. Eose.

Mr. Mathias d. 1882.

5^o(s— Limphey Court, near rembroke, and Llangwarrcn,
CO. Pembroke.


Matthews, The Eight Hon. Hexrt, of Madlev,
CO. Hereford, P.C., Q.C., LL.B. (London), and M.P.
for E. Birmingham, and Home Secretary 1886-92,
h. 13 Jan. 1826. Mr. Matthews was called to the
bar, 1850, was made a Q.C. 1868, and represented
Dungarvan from that year to 1874, and since 1886
has sat for his present constituoicy.

Lineage. — This is a younger branch of the family of
Mathew of Llandcff, which migrated from Glamorganshire
to Herefordshire, where they held lands at Burghill, Burton,
Bernithen, and Belmont. The immediate ancestor.

Colonel John Matthews, of Belmont, co. Ilerelord, Col. of
the Herefordshire Militia, M.P. for his county 1802-G, was the
representative of the elder branch of the Hosktns family,
through his mother, Jane, dau. and heiress of Philip Hoskyns,
of Bernithen Court. The younger branch of the Hoskyns
family is represented by Sir J. L. Hoskyns, Hart, of Harewo id,
Herefordshire. Col. Matthews m. Nov. 1778, Elizabeth, dau.
of Arthur Ellis, Esq. of Much Marcle, Herefordshire, and by
her (who d. 1823) had, with other issue,

I. Henbt, of whom presently.

ji. Charles Skinner, Fellow of Downing Collf^ge, Cambridge,
whose brilliant talents and premature death are recorded
in Moore's " Life of Byron," and in the notes to Childe
Harold. His son was Henry, Fellow of King's College,
Cambridge, and author of the " Diary of an Invalid."
Col. Matthews d. 1826. His son,

Henrt Matthews, Esq. of Belmont, co. Hereford, in. 1821,
Emma, dau. of William Blount, Esq. of Orlcton, co. Hereford,
andby her (who d. 1861) had issue,
I. Henbt, of Madley.

I. Mary, m. Jules de la Chcre, of Grovay, Burgundy, France,
and had issue,

1 Gaston.

1 Marie, m. Baron de Capin, of the Chateau du GuePeau,

near Tours. 2 Berthe.

3 Alice, m. Alfred Homyold, Esq. of Blackmore Park,


II. Helen, a sister of Charity.

Mr. Henry Matthews d. in 1828, in Ceylon, where he was
Puisne Justice of the Supreme Court.

Arms — Or, a lion rampant reguardant sa. between two
flanche.i of the last, ea'.-h charged with a mullet arg. (quarter-
ing Hoskyns, Sccdamore, and GifFORD.; Crest— On a. mount
vert, a heathcock, holding in the beak a sprig of bloom, all

Seat — Madley, Herjford.

Toicn Bouse— 6, Carlton Gardens, S.W.

C'iu6«— Carlton and AthenaBum.


(See Beown of Arncliffe.)

Matjnsell, Ret. Cecil Henet, of Thorpe Mal-
Eor, CO. Northampton, M.A. Oxon., Lord of the
Manor, and Patron of Thorpe Malsor, b. 9 Jan.
18i7 ; s. his father 1875.

Lineagre. — The pedigree of this ancient and eminent
family is deduced from the period of the Conquest.

KicHAKD Macnsell, Esq. of Chicheley, Bucks (12th in lineal
descent from Ralph Maunsell, of Buckinghamshire, who held
one fee of Jervase Paganell, 14th Henry 11.), rf. 1559, leaving,
by Joan his wife, dau. of Thomas Potter, Esq.

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