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d. unm. at the
island of Aniiguj, 1808.

II. John Francis, of Herringfleet Hall, and Reedham, d. s.p.
1848.

III. Henry Mussenden, heir to his brother.

IV. Frederick, of St. John's College, Cambridge, B.A., Rec-
tor of Reedham, 1844, and ot Wickliampton, 1835; m. 1821,
his cousin, Elizabeth, dau. of Rev. James Tompson, by
Elizabeth his wife, dau. of Rev. Edward Leathes, of Reed-
ham, and by her (who (/. 1842) he has issue,

1 George Cerjat, of H.M. Indian Army, d. unm. July, 1858.

2 Frederick de .M!ussenden.

3 John 1 hurlow, late Royal Artillery. 4 James.
5 William Dolben (Rev.), d. July, 1865.

1 Elizabeth, m. the late Rev. Skeffiugton Armstrong, and
is deceased.

2 Georgina Mary, m. Feb. 1859, Major James Smith
Baird, Royal Artillery.

3 Ellen. 4 Louisa.

5 Augusta Decima, m. Dec. 1868, D. Capel Rose, Esq.,
Lieut. 21st Royal Fusiliers. 6 Jane.

T. Edward, of Normanstone, J. P. and D.L. fjr Suffolk,
Lieut. Ist Royal Dragoons, m. Eliza Mary, dau. of John
Galloway, Esq. of Exeter, Devon, a.nd d. 1871, having by
her had,

1 George Galloway, late Capt. 12th Bombay N.I., Political
Agent in India, deceased.

2 Edward Charles, deceased.

3 Joseph Francis, deceased. 4 Francis Henry, d. 1848.

5 William Charles EdwarJes, of Normanstone, Lowes-
toft, b. 1842.

6 Philip, of Normanstone.

1 Mary Louisa, d. 1855.

2 Hal net, m. 1867, G. C. E. Bacon, Esq., J.P. of Ipswich.

3 Frances Galloway, m. 1858, J. Duff Gordon, Esq. of the
Lodge, Pembridge.

4 Eliza Millicent, m. 1850, Thomas De la Garde Grissell.
Esq. of Norbiu-y Park, Surrey, who d. 1863, leaving



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5 Agnes Jane, m. 1857, H. Yelverton Beale, Lieut.-Col.
12th Bombay N.I., son of Thomas Beale, Esq. of Heath
House, Shropshire, and has issue.

6 Katherine Reeve (deceased), to. 1S53, Rev. Daniel F.
Wilson, of Mitcham, Surrey, grandson of Daniel Wilson,
Bishop of Calcutta. 7 Mary Parlicr.

The 3rd son,

IIeski Mussenden Leathes, Esq. of Ilerringfleet Hall,
b. 13 Aug. 17S9 ; ,«. his brother, John Francis, 1848; was
formerly in the Royal Horse Artillery, and received honorary
medals and clasps for the Peninsular War and Waterloo;
/«. June, 1827; Charlotte Cook, dau. of John Fowler, Esq.
of Gunton Hall, Suffolk, and by her (who d. 1 June, 1871) had
issue,

J. Hill Mcssenden, now of Herringfleet.

u. Carteret Henry (Rev.), B.A., Rector of Reedham cum

Freethorpe. Great Yarmouth, 6. 4 March, 183'3; m. 17 Dec.

1856, Lucy Ellen, dau. of Kev. William H. Clarke, and has

issue,

1 Carteret Eustace de Mussenden, b. 6 Sept. 1867.

2 Hill Mussenden, 6. 8 June, 1869.

1 Edith Mary. 2 Millicent.

I. Henrietta Katharine, m. 1850, Rev. Richard Drought
Graves, and has issue, a dau. Georgina Mary, m. Alexander
Hamilton Synge.

II. Jane Charlotte, m. 1867, Rev. Dennis Carey, who was
formerly a Captain in the Bombay Cavalry, and has issue,
Hirzel de Mussenden; Gaspard de Mussenden; Wilfrid de
Mussenden ; Lilian de Mussenden ; Sophy de Mussenden.

He d. 16 Dec. 1864.

Amis — Az., on a bend between three fleurs-de-lis or, as many
mullets pierced gu., quartering Mussenden. Crests — 1st, A
<lemi-griffin rampant armed and langued gu., for Leatues;
2nd, A dove with an olive branch in its beak all ppr., for Mus-
senden. Mottoes — In ardua virtus, for Leathes; Tending to
peace, for Mussenden.

Seats — Herringfleet Hall, Ixjwestoft, Suffolk ; and Banlisea,
Dovercourt, Essex.



LECHE OF GARDEN.

Leche, John Hurleston, Esq. of Garden Park,
CO. Chester, J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1851, late
Capt. Cheshire Militia, b. 25 Eeb. 1827; *. on
attaining his majority ; m. 1st, 18 July, 1850,
Caroline, youngest dau. of Edwin Gorbett, Esq. of
Darnhall, co. Chester, and by her (who d. 1853)
had two daus.,

I. Caroline Maude, d. 7 Sept. 1867.

II. Florence Anna, to. 20 Oct. 1875, the Hon, George Thomas
Kenyon, second son of Lloyd, 3rd Baron Kenyon of Gre-
dington, co. Flint, by his wife, Hon. Georgiana de Grey,
dau. of Thomas, 4th Lord Walsingham.

He m. 2Ddly, 18 June, 1855, Eleanor Frances, 2nd
dau. of Capt. Charles Stanhope Jones, of 58th
Eegt., and has issue by her,

1. John Hurleston, J. P., b. 19 Nov. 1858; m. 13 Nov.
1S88, Kathleen Marie, eldest dau. of Charles Donaldson-
Hudson, Esq. M.P. of Cheswardine, co. Salop, and has
issue,

I. John Hurleston, b. 21 Nov. 1889.

II. Charles Wilbraham, b. 20 March, 1891.

III. Ermentrude Eleanor Augusta, iv. Gwendoline Mary.
V. Violet Alice, m. 19 Nov. 1889, Frederick William, third

son of William Hayes, Esq. and has issue,

I. Elizabeth Violet.

II. PhjllisMary,

Lineage.— John Leche, living in the reign of IIenbt
IV., a scion of the family of Leche, of Chatsworth, co. Derby,
;/i. Lucy, dau. and co-heir of William de Cawarden, of
Carden, co. Chester, and was father of

John de l'Leche, living (ctojo.HenetIV., father, by Maud,
his wife, of John Leche, Esq. of Carden, whose name, with
that of his wife Isabel, dau. and heir of William Johnson, of
Farndon, occurs in a deed in 1 Edwaed IV. His son and
successor,

John Leche, Esq. of Carden, to. 14 Edward IV., Margaret,
dau. and sole heir of George Mainwaring, Esq. of Ightfield,
and had issue, i. John, his heir; ii. Henry, who to. Mary,
dau. of Andrew Wilson, and was father of John, who s. his
uncle at Carden ; in. George, Alderman of Chester, ancestor
of the Leches of Mollinyton; iv. William; v. Robert; i.
Anne; and ii. Margaret, ju. Hugh Catherall. The eldest
ton and heir.



John Leche, Esq. of Carden, survived until 6 Edward VI.,
as appears by his will, dated in that year, and, dying without
issue, was s. by his nephew,

John Leche, Esq. of Carden, to. before 27 Henry VIII.,
Jane, dau. of Robert Fitton, Esq., and was s. by his son,

John Lechb, Esq. of Carden, bapt. 1548, to. Ursula, dau,
of Kev. John Mainwaring, of Drayton, and had (with two
daus., Mary, the elder, m. Thomas Bebington, of Chorley ;
and the younger m. John Hinde, of Stanney), a son and
heir,

John Leche, Esq. of Carden, m. 1613, Alice, dau. of William
Aldersey, Alderman of Chester, and dying 1667, was s. by his
son,

John Leche, Esq. of Carden, aged 50, 29 July, 1634, m. 1st,
Elizabeth, dau. of John Newton, of Highley, in Salop, and
by her (who d. 1654) had four sons and four daus., i. John,
his heir; :i. Francis, Deputy-Registrar of the Diocese of
St. Asaph; in. Thomas, a Minister in Cambridge; iv. Charles,
of Chester, m. Frances, dau. of George Buckley, Esq.,
and had a son, Samuel; i. Mary; ii. Sarah, to. 10 Dec.
1682, Humphrey Walley, of Chester; iii. Elizabeth; iv. Alice.
Mr. Leche m. 2ndly, 20 April, 1665, Elizabeth, dau. of —
Best, Esq,, and relict of Richard Alport, Esq. of Overton,
by whom he had Richard and Bridget. He was s. by his
eldest son,

John Leche, Esq. of Carden, to. 23 Sept. 1674, Grace, dau.
of Hugh Currer, Esq. of Kildwick, co York, and had issue,
I. John, his heir ; ii. Thomas, bapt. 1679, Rector of Tilston;
iiL Henry; and i. Elizabeth, m. Rev. Thomas Lloyd, of Bias
Power, in co. Denbigh, and d. 1746. The eldest son,

John Leche, Esq. of Carden, High Sheriff of co. Chester
1719, TO. Sarah, dau. and heiress of Thomas Hargrave, Esq. of
Helsby, and was s. by Ms eldest son,

John Leche, Esq. of Carden, High Sheriff 1753, to. 7 May,
1728, Mary, 2nd dau. of John Hurleston, Esq. of Newton, and
co-heir of her uncle, Charles Hurleston, Esq., and by her (who
d. 29 Dec. 1763) left at his decease (with three daus., 1 Pene-
lope, in. Thomas Puleston, Esq. of Emral, hutd.s. p.; 2Sarah;
3 May, m. Thomas Roberts, Esq. of Mollington) several sons,
all of whom d. s. p., except

William Leche, Esq. of Carden, High Sheriff for co.
Chester 1774, to. 26 April, 1805, Hannah, dau. of James
Newell, by whom he left at his decease, 8 May, 1812, aged 83,
a son,

John Hurleston Leche, Esq. of Carden, b. 23 May, 1805,
High Sheriff of co. Chester 1832; m. 25 May, 1826, Elizabeth
Antonia, eldest dau. of Anthony Innys Stokes, Esq. of St.
Botolph's, CO. Pembroke, and d. 1844, leaving issue,
John Hurleston, now of Carden.
William Randolph, b. 10 Feb. 1828; d. 7 Jan. 1830.
William Edward, b. 4 Aug. 1830; m. Mary, dau. of Samuel
Harrison, Esq. of Gorybrooke, co. Cork, and d. May, 1874,
having had issue, Joha Hurlestone, b. 24 March, 1854, d.
uiiiii. 1873.

Hugh Richard Anthony Evergreen, 6. 5 April, 1832.
Charles Henry, 6. 30 May, 1833.
Randal, 6. 22 Jan. 1835; d. unm. 19 Sept. 1875.
James Thomas, b. 30 May, 1837; d. Feb. 1874.
Victoria Penelope.

Johanna Hurleston, to. 1867, Capt. Augustus Morgan, late
60th Rifles, and had one son, John Augustus.
Arms—'Erm., on a chief indented gu. three ducal coronets
or. Crest — On a ducal coronet or, a cubit arm ppr. the hand
grasping a snake vert. Motto — Alia corona fidissimo

6'«tt(s— Carden Park, near Chester; and Streiton Hall,
Malpas.



LECHMERE OF FOWNHOPE COURT.

Lkchmere, Edmund Heney Scudamoee, Esq.
of Fownhope Court, co. Hereford, b. 27 March,
1879 ; s. his father 20 Feb. 1892.

Lineage. —Sandys Lechmere, Esq. of Fownhope, co. -
Hereford (2nd son of Sir Nicholas Lechmere, Knt. of Henty
Castle, CO. Worcester, Baron of the Exchequer, by Penelope
his wife, dau. of Sir Edwin Sandys, of Northborne), m. Joanna,
widow of John Holmes, Esq., and only dau. of Robert Clarke,
Esq., by whom he left at his decease, 1694, an only son,

Nicholas Lechmere, Esq. of Fownhope, to. Martha, dan.
and co-heir of John Scudamore, Esq. of Treworgan; and dying
25 Aug. 1711, was s. by his son,

Scudamore Lechmere, Esq. of Fownhope, m. Jane, 2nd dau.
of Edmund Pateshall, Esq. of AUensmore, co. Hereford, and
had, with two daus., five sons,

John Scudamore, his heir.



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EDMtwD, of Allensmore, assumed the siiraame and arms of
Pateshaix {tit that family).
Mwyn Sandys, m. Elizabeth, dau. of Rev. John Jones,
Canon of Hereford Cathedral, and Vicar of Foy, co. Here-
ford ; and by her, who d. 16 Nov. 1S2Z, had issue, Edwyn
Sandys, Capt. in the army, d. 22 Aug. 1821.
Nicholas, d. at sea.

Thomas Allen, Capt. in the Inniskillings, to. Jane, youngest
dau. of John Whitmore, Esq. of The Haywood, and d.
22 July, 1819, leaving issue.
Mr. Scudamore Leehmere d. 24 Dec. 1761, and was s. by his
eldest son,

John Scodamore Lechmere, Esq. of Fownhope, m. Catherine,
3rd dau. of John Whitmore, Esq of The Haywood ; and d.
28 Jan. 1801. His son,

Capel L,echmeee, Esq. of Fownhope Court, m. 26 May,

1817, Mary Walker, of Mordiford, co. Hereford; and d.
23 July, 1841, leaving by her (who is deceased) three sons,
Thomas, his heir; Capel Thomas, who is m.; and George
Scudamore, m. 1846, Sophia Drew, of Taunton, Somerset, and
had issue,

The eldest son,
Thomas Xj:chmebe, Esq. of Fownhope Court, J.P., 6. 21 Dec.

1818, m. 7 May, 1846, Elizabeth, only dau. of Eev. John Eckley,
ofCredenhill Court, near Hereford, and by her (who d. 29 July,
1879) had issue,

I. John Scudamore, 6. 8 Sept. 1850, deceased.

II. Edmdnd Sandys, of Fownhope Court.

III. Capel Thomas, 6. 4 April, 1854, deceased.
IT. Arthur, 6. 5 June, 1857, is married.

V. Kobert Hughes, h. 9 Nov. 1864.

Ti. Frederick Charles, b. 31 Dec. 1865, deceased.

I. Elizabeth Aland, deceased.

II. Mary Jane, married. in. Elizabeth.

IV. Annie Maria. v. Edith Bridget.

VI. Eleanor Lechmere, deceased.

Mr. Lechmere d. 1 Aug. 1882, and was s. by his son,

Edmund Sandys Lechmere, Esq. of Fownhope Court, co.
Hereford, J. P., 6. 18 March, 1852, to. 18 June, 1875, Ann
Prlscilla, 2nd dau. of Henry Gwynne Vaughan, Esq., J.P.
and D.L., co. Carmarthen, and had issue,

I. Edmund Henry Scudamore, now of Fownhope Court.

II. Capel Hunturcombe, b. 19 Jan. 1880, d. young.
in. Robert Thomas, 6. 6 July, 1881.

IV. Arthur Hathway, 6. 7 April, la82.

Mr. Edmund Sandys Lechmere d. 20 Feb. 1892, and was t.
by his son, Edmund Henry Scudamore Lechmere, Esq. of
Fownhope Court.

Arnw — Gu., a fess or, and in chief two pelicans arg. Crest—
A pelican az. vulning herself ppr. Motto — Ducit araor
patrise.

Seat — Fownhope Court, near Hereford.



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liECKY OF BEAEDIVILIiE.

Leckt, Hugh, Esq. of Beardiville, co. Antrim,
J.P., h. 21 Oct. 1839 ; m. 13 Jan. 1876, Eebecca
Mary, dau. of Robert Crookshank, Esq. of Grlan-
manus House, Portrush, and lias issue,

I. Hugh, 6. 18 April, 1880.

II. Robert, 6. 12 July, 1882.

in. RandalO ^^. ^ ^^ j^_ ^ggg^
IV. James J
I. Olivia.

liineagre.— This family is of Scotch extraction, and settled
in the co. of Derry in the 17th century.

Capt. Alejlandee Lecky, who served at the siege of Lon-
donderry, was father of

Harry Leckt, Esq. of Agivy, co. Derry, m. 1724, Mary,
dau. of Randal McColIum, Esq. of Limnalary, Glenarm, co.
Antrim, and had a son,

Hugh la;cKY, Esq. of Agivy, m. 1765, Elizabeth, dau. of the
Eev. John Gage, of Rathlin, co. Antrim, and had issue,

I. John Gage, his heir.

n. Hugh, 6. 1773; m. Sept. 1803, Elizabeth, dau. of James
Orr, Esq. of Keeley, co. Londonderry ; and d. 17 June,
1817, having had by her (who d. 14 AprU, 1865) issue,

1 Hugh, heir to his uncle.

2 James Orr, m. 1»55, Harriett, dau. of John Knox, Esq.
of Rushbrooke, and is deceased.

3 John Gage, Lieut.-Col., late of the 38th Regt. ; m. 1846,
Tamazina, dau. of William Edie, Esq. of Thornhill, co.
Tyrone, and is deceased.

4 Andrew "1 . .

5 William /*^"^«' deceased.

6 ConoUy, m. 1866, Mace Wynne, dau. of William



H. Hawker, Esq., and widow of Lieut.-Col. Cuddy, 55th
Regt., and ib deceased.

I. Mary, m. John Caldwell, Esq., M.D., Londonderry.

II. Anne, m. John Ball, Esq. of Dublin, Barrister-at-Law.
The eldest son,

John Gage Lecky, Esq. of Agivy and Bushmills, 6. 1772 ;
m. 1818, Elizabeth, dau. of Rev. Oliver McCausland, and
d. s. p. 1819, when he was s. by his nephew,

Hugh Lecky, Esq. of Beardiville, co. Antrim, High Sheriff
1S35, 6. 29 Aug. 1804, m. Aug. 1837, Matilda, dau. of George
Hutchinson, Esq. of Ballymoney, co. Antrim, and by her (wh©
d. 9 Jan. 1883) had issue,

I. Hugh, now of Beardiville.

II. George, Col. Indiaii Army, 6. 20 July, 1841; to. 17 Aug.
1865, Haniett Frances, dau. of A. Macaulay Dobbs, Esq.,
and has issue.

1 Charles Hugh, 6. 22 Sept. 1867.

2 Harry Francis, b. 1870. 3 John Gage, b. 1872.

4 Anhur Macaulay, 6. 1881.

5 Marcus Daly, b. 1883. 6 Harold Alexexander.

1 Mary Matilda Eva, jn. 1891, Major William Keane Rich-
ardson, Cheshire Regt., and has issue, Hugh Keane, 6.
1892.

III. John Gage, Lieut -Col. late 75th Regt., b. 1S44, m. Jan.
1880, Amelia Mary, dau. of Rev. H. Oyanne, of Guernsey,
and has issue, John Gage, 6. 1883; Averell; Hugh McCal-
lum ; William ; and a dau, b. 1891.

IV. Harry, 6. 1846.
I. Elizabeth.

Mr. Lecky d. 11 Feb. 1881, and was s. by his eldest son.

Seat — Beardiville, Coleraine.



LECKY OF BALLYKEAIiEY,

Lecky, John Fbederick, Esq. of Ballykealey,
CO. Carlow, J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1864, 6.
25 May, 1826; m. 28 July, 1853, Frances Mar-
garet Fetherstonhaugh, only dau. of John Beau-
champ Brady, Esq. of Mysliall, co. Carlow, and has
issue,

I. John Rupert Robert, late Lieut. 8th Hussars, 6. 18 Feb.
1855, ni. July, 1884, Florence Mary, eldest dau. of Rev.
Frederick Henry Snov/ Pendleton, Rector of St. Sampson's,
Guernsey, and has issue, John Rupert Frederick, b.
April, 1885.

II. Frederick Beauchamp, b. 11 Oct. 1858, Capt. R.H.A.

III. Frederick James Smith, 6. 26 Feb. 1861, Major Tipperary
Artillery, m. July, 1889, Haidee Susan, dau. of the late
Col. Roberts, of Newtown, co. Waterford.

IV. Robert St. Clair, 6. 11 Feb. 1863, Gapt. R.A., A.D.C.
Ijineagre. — This is an ancient family deriving originally

from CO. Stirling, and settled in Ireland since the reign of
Elizabeth. The estates of Ballykealey, Kilnock, co. Carlow,
have been in their possession for more than 200 years.

Robert Lecky, Esq. of Kilnock, co. Carlow, son of James
Lecky, Esq. of the same place, d. 1780, leaving a son,

John Lecky, Esq. of Ballykealey, m. 1780, Elizabeth, dau.
of Jacob Goff, Esq. of Horetown, co. Wexford, and by her (who
d. Jan. 1842) had issue,

Robert, d. young.

John James, of Ballykealey.

Eliza, 7)1. June, 1800, John Watson, Esq. of Kilconner House,
CO. Carlow, and d. leaving issue.

Mary, 7/1. James Forbes Russell, Esq. ; and d. leaving issue.

Anne, m. J. Phelps, Esq. ; and d. leaving issue.

Jane Sophia, d. umn.

Sarah Maria, 711. J. Christy, Esq. of Stramore House, co.
Down ; and d. leaving issue.

Hannah Matilda, d. unm.

Lydia Matilda, m. Richard Goff, Esq. of Tottenham Green,
CO. Wexford.
Mr. Lecky of Ballykealey d. Dec. 1799, and was«. by his son,

John James Lecky, Esq. of Ballykealey, J.P. and D.L., High
Sheriff 1828, 6. 2 Oct. 1799; m. 13 July, 1825, Sarah Lucia,
only dau. of John Smyth, Esq. of Balby, co. York, and of
Marlborough Place, Surrey, and had issue,

John Frederick, now of Ballykealey.

Mary Elizabeth Adelaide, to. 21 June, 1853, Very Rev.
Francis Metcalf Watson, Dean of Leighlin, axidd. 10 March,
187b, leaving one dau. Sarah Lucia Watson, b. 1856.
Mr. Lecky d. 1 Feb. 1878.
Seat — Ballykealey, Ballon, co. Carlow.



LEE OF BARNA.

Lee, Albert Henry, Esq. of Bama, co. Tippe-
rary, b. 27 April, 1853 ; s. his father 10 Jan. 1861 ;



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«». 28 Aug. 1SS3, Eaby Beatrice, only dau. of
Henrj Godfrey James, Esq. of Ballyvourneen, co.
Limerick, and granddau. of Capt. James, of the
abih Eegt., and has issue,
Sus.\N Kate, b. 21 May, 1884.

Xiineag'e. — The first of the family to whom we can trace
with certainty,

IIesbt Lee, of Craig Castle, co. Tipperary, is supposed,
accorUing to family tradition, to have been grandson to
Cromwell Lee (brother of Sir Henry Lee, K.G. temj}. Queen
Elizabeth, and son of Sir Anthony Lee, of Quarendon;, m.
lyiary, dau. of Sir John Harcourt, by wliom, at liis death in
1601, he left issue, settled in Ireland. This Henry Lee pur-
chased. 1678, the lands of Barna, Barony of Owny and Arra,
CO. Tipperary, and d. circa 1698, leaving a son and heir,

He.nry Lee, Esq. of Barna, according to the family tradi-
tion, partially disinherited by his father, in consequence of his
marriage. He m. Mary, dau. of Benjamin Lane, Esq, of co.
Tipperary, and d. 1702, leaving a son,

Benjamin Lee, Esq. of Barna, co. Tipperary, who (by
Martha his wife) left two daus., Elizabeth, m. John Spunner,
of King's Co., and Mary, m. James McCorroI, of Cnol, co.
Tipperary, and an only son,

Edwabd Lee, Esq. of Barna, m. Elizabeth, dau. of George
Eyan, Esq. of Silver Stream, and widow of William Keating,
of Cranagh, co. Tipperary. His will is dated 29 March , 1724,
proved 1726. By his wife, who suiTlved him, he left, with
another son, Edward, an elder son,

Henry Lee, Esq. of Barna, under age at his father's death,
m. 10 Feb. 1747, Mary, dau. of Evan Phillips, Esq. of Killeen
(Mount Rivers), co. Tipperary, and d. 1803, leaving issue,
George, his heir; Evan, of Lodge, co. Tipperary, and other
issue. The eldest son,

George Lee, Esq. of Barna, m. 1778, Alice, dau. of John
Korris, Esq. of Limerick, and left at his decease, June,
1815,

I. Henbt Albert, his successor.

II. John, m. 1st, Emma, dau. of Henry Bevan, Esq. of
Camus, CO. Limerick, by whom he had issue,

1 William Norris, of Bettyville, co. Limerick, m. his
cousin, Alicia, dau. of James Thomas Dickson, Esq., and
had issue, John Theodore, William, Anne, Emma, Alice,
and Elizabeth.

1 Elizabeth, m. 1st, George Henry Heard, Esq. one of the
six Clerks in the Court of Chancery, and had issue. She
m. 2ndiy, Hamilton Geale, Esq., barrister-at-Law, of
Darragh, co. Cork, brother of the Countess Fortescue.

2 Alice, deceased.

3 Anna, w.. Lient-Col. Francis Bussell, H.E.I.C.S., d.
1861, leaving issue.

He VI. 2ndly, Ellen, dau. of Edmund Morony, Esq. of Bally-
clough, CO. Clare, by whom he had a dau., Ellen. He d.
183.i.

III. William (Rev.), Scholar of Trin. Coll. Dublin (1799),
appointed 1825 to the Rectory of Hore Abbey, Diocese of
Cashel ; became successively Rector of MoyalilTe, Vicar of
Emly, and, 1»29, a Vice Choral of Cashel. He m. 1813,
Jane, dau. of Richard White, Esq. of Greenhall, co. Tip-
perary, and d. 1835, having had issue,

1 William (Ven.), D.D., Professor of Divinity in the Uni-
versity of Dublin, Fellow of Trin. Coll. and Archdeacon
of Dublin. He. m. Anne, dau. of William English, Esq.
of Farmley, co. Dublin, and had issue, William (Rev.),
M.A., Thomas Richard, Henry, Alice, Anne, and Jane.

2 George, m. Agnes, dau. of John Brown, Esq. of London,
by whom he has issue, George, Alfred, Agnes, and
Rosalie.

3 Richard, m. Jane, dau. of Robert H. levers, Esq. of
Castle levers, CO. Limerick ; and tZ. 1650, leaving issue,
Richard, William, Jane, and Maria.

4 Henry, in. Maria, dau. of Robert H. levers, Esq., by
whom he has issue, William Henry, Robert, Henry, Maria,
and Jane Henrietta.

1 Anne Laetitia. 2 Alice, d. young, unm.

IV. Richard, d. unm. 1842.

V. Edward, of Dublin, m. Elizabeth, dau. of M. Ryan, Esq.,
and d. 1860, leaving by her, who predeceased him, an only
child, Elizabeth.

I. Atjne, m. James Thomas Dickson, Esq., Barrister-at-Law,
find by him, who is deceased, had issue.

His eldest son,

Heney Albert Lee, Esq.of Barna, J. P., Cornet 5th Dragoons,
6. 2 March, 1779; to. 2 Jan. 1808, Maria, 2nd dau. of Chris-
topher Crofts, Esq. of Stream Hill, Doneraile, co. Cork; and
d. 18 Jan. 1848, leaving issue by her (who d. 1868), Henry
Albert, his heir ; Charles Edward ; George Augustus ; Anne ;
Alicia Maria; Catherine Louisa ; Charlotte, deceased; Emily;
and Maria Louisa. His eldest son.



Henry Albert Lee, Esq. of Barna, 6. 2 Aug. 1813 ; m.
31 July, 1848, Susan Kate, eldest dau. of John Benn, Esq. of
Dromoie House, near Newport, co. Tipperary, and d. 10 Jan.
1861, leaving i.«sue,

Albert Henry, now of Barna.

William Alexander, b. 13 Aug. 1854.

George John F'ranci.s, b. 12 April, 1856.

Henry Eyre, 6. 11 Feb. 1858.

Arms — Arg., a fess between three crescents sa. Crest — Oa
a column arg. encircled with a ducal coronet or, a falcon ppr.
standing on a bird's leg az. erased gu. MoUo — Fide et con-
stanlia.

Seat — Barna, near Newport, co. Tipperary.



LEE OF COTON.

Lee, William Blackstone, Esq. of Seend,
Wilts, J.P., B.A. Oriel Coll. Oxford ; I. 1842, m.
1874, Maud Ellen Legh, dau. of WiUiam Milton
Bridger, Esq., J.P., of Halnaker House, Sussex, and
the Chantry, Bradford-on-Avon, by Sophia his wife,
dau. of Gorges Lowther, Esq. of Tilshead Lodge,
Wilts, formerly of Kilrue, co. Meath, and M.P.
for Eatoath.

Laineagre. — The family of Lee of Langley and of Coton
Hall, Shropshire, now represented by WiUiam Blackstone Lee,
Esq.. is stated in Borke's Extinct Baronetcies (Humphrey Lee
was created a baronet in 1620, being the first Shropshire
Baronet), to be one of the oldest in England.* It is said to be
of Saxon origin ; and Eyton who gives Reyner de Lea, in the
year 1195, as the first of the name known to him, gives also
an unbroken descent through the Stantons of Stanton Hinch-
heath, from the year 1086 {Eyton, vii, 273-4). The pedigree
certified by William Dugdale, Norroy King-of-Arms, and testi-
fied by Sir Humphrey Lee of Langley in 1623, and Thomas Lee
of Coton in 166:3, begins with Hugo de Lega, a contemporary
of Reyner de Lea, whose son Reginald de la Lee, received a
grant of lands from William, son of William FitzAlan, ad
petitionera Fulconis filii Warini, and had a son Sir John de la
Lee, who was living in the year 1298, and received a grant of
lands from Hugo de Hinton. Sir John was a. by his son. Sir
Thomas de la Lee (30 Ed. I.), who m. Petronilla, dau. of Sir
Thomas Corbet, and gave the lands of Lee Pevenhull to his
eldest son, Reginald de la Lee, by whom he was succeeded,
leaving also a younger son, Thomas. Reginald de la Lee (14
Ed. II.) was s. by his son, Sir John de la Lee, Knt., and
lord of Roden (15 Ed. II. and I Ed. III.), who in. 1st,
Alicia (13 Ed. II.), and 2ndly, Matilda, dau. of Henry de
Erdington, and was s. by his son. Sib John db la Lee,
Knt., (32 and 33 Ed. III.), who was s. by his son, Robert
DE LA Lee (8 Rich. II.), m. Margaret, sister and
heir of Thomas Astley of Nordley, thus acquiring Coton
and merging another very ancient family in that of Lee,
the Astley descent being also given by Eyton from about
1100-1135. According to the pedigree there were two sons
of this marriage, Roger, and John, of whom presently. Roger
m. Joan, dau. and heiress of Edward Burnell of Langley,
and was s. by his son, Robert de la Lee, m. Petronilla .

The foregoing statements are derived from the registered
pedigree in the College of Arms, but there is some confusiov
in these early generations. Sir William Hardy, la



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