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on a visit to the Earl of Coventry, at Worcester, John ' Bouchier' Smith, Esq.
He, while sealing a letter, was attacked with spasms in the chest, which in
a few moments terminated his existence."

t In Burke's "Ext. Baronetage," under "Sidley," Harris Smith is said to
have been admitted to Winchester College about 1772 as Founder's Kin.



172 THE SMITH FAMILY

SMITH ALS EAEDLEY, ALS LEFEVRE, BAETS.

Thomas Smith of Hadley, Middlesex (whose ancestors of the name of
Lefevre came from France, temp. Elizabeth, and assumed the cognomen of
Smith), died in 1740, leaving an only son,

Thomas Smith of Hadley, merchant (ob. 1744) = Culling, sister and co-
heir of John Home, Esq., Governor of Bombay, leaving issue,

1. Thomas of Evesham, Worcester (ob. without male issue, 1798),

leaving two daughters, Louisa and Harriet.

2. Culling, created a baronet.

3. William, a captain in the E.I.C.'s naval service = Sarah,

daughter of Humphry Sumner, D.D., Provost of King's
College, Cambridge, and had issue Sumner, in holy orders ;
William Richard, R.N. ; Sarah = Rev. W. Stackhouse of
Modbury, Devon ; Anna-Maria, and Charlotte.

4. Charles, Governor of Madras = (1) Elizabeth Carvalho (of the

Portuguese family of Pombal), by whom he had a son, Charles,
an officer of the 59th Foot, who died at Gibraltar ; and (2)
Zabier Charlotte, daughter of James Law, Esq. (of the Laws
of Lauriston), by whom he had a son,
Culling Charles = (1799) Lady Anne Fitzroy, widow of the
Hon. Henry Fitzroy, and daughter of Garret Wellesley,
Earl of Mornington, by whom he had Frederick and
Emily Frances = ( 1822) Henry, Duke of Beaufort. Mr
Culling Charles Smith died May 26, 1853.

5. Anne, died unmarried.

6. Elizabeth = John Munro, D.D., and died 1802.

7. Maria = Rev. John Burrows, LL.D.

8. Frances = Rev. Charles Jeffreys Cottrell.
The second son,

1. Culling Smith, Esq. (1731-1812), created baronet December

20, 1802. He = Mary, daughter of John Burrows, and
sister of Rev. Dr Burrows, Rector of Hadley and St Clement
Danes, Middlesex, by whom (who died April 5, 1782) he had
(with a daughter Louisa = Rev. Thomas Rivett of Maresfield,
Sussex) an only surviving son, Culling.

2. Sir Culling (b. 1769) = (September 22, 1792) Charlotte Elizabeth,

co-heiress of Sampson,* Lord Eardley, by whom (who died
September 15, 1826) he had Culling Eardley, third baronet ;
Maria Charlotte = (October 30, 1826) Rev. Eardley Childers,
who died at Nice in 1831 ; and Louisa Selina (ob. 1852).

3. Sir Culling-Eardley Smith (assumed the names and arms of

Eardley in lieu of Smith, 1847) (b. 1805) = Isabella, daughter
of Carr of Eshott, and by her had Eardley Gideon Culling,
Frances Selina, Isabella Maria.



DESCENT OF THE DEAN OF CHEIST CHUECH

By Christian, daughter of Rev. E. Pain of Winchester, Samuel Smith of
Westminster, an alleged descendant of the Regicide (Henry Smith of With-
cote), had Rev. Samuel, LL.D., Headmaster and Prebendary of Westminster,
Prebendary of Peterborough, Rector, Patron, and Squire of Dry Drayton,
Cambs. (1731-1841), whose son, Very Rev. Samuel, D.D. (1765-1841), became
Dean of Christ Church and Prebendary of Durham. His son, Rev. Charles,
M.A., Christ Church (1817-55), was Vicar of E. Garston and Rector of
Boothby, and his son, Rev. C. Fullerton, M.A., Christ Church (b. 1848), is
now Vicar of Lund, Lane.

* Sir Sampson Gideon of Spalding, created Bart., 1759, and Lord Eardley,
1789, left as co-heiresses (1) Maria Mason = George W., Lord Saye and Sele;
(2) Char lotte= Culling Smith, afterwards Sir Culling Smith ; and (3) Selina=
Childers of Cantley.



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SCOTTISH PEDIGREES
SMYTHE OF METHVEN CASTLE

Thomas Smythe or Smithe, M.D., living in 1477, Principal Physician
to James III. of Scotland.



Patrick of Braco = . . .



William of Braco = Agnes Scott, relict of Christ. Snel.

Patrick of Braco, living in 1561 (ob. 1604) = Christian Haldane.



Alexander = Margaret, dau. of Wm. Oliver, Esq.



Patrick=(l) (1618) Catherine, dau. of Dr Graham, Bishop of Orkney,
of Braco
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Henry, slain at Marston Moor, George, Patrick Other
exparte Regis, s.p. (vide infra), issue.



= (2) (1639) Margaret, dau. of H. Stewart of Killinan.



John. Rev. William = A co-heiress of Dr Ross, Agnes =
Bishop of Galloway. Col.



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Alexander.
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3 daus.



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(1) (1652) Anne, dau. of Hon. J. Keith, = Patrick of =(2) Janet, dau. of M.
brother of William, 6th Earl Marischal. Braco. Haldane of Gleneagles.



Patrick,
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See p. 177.



SCOTTISH PEDIGREES



177



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(b. 1850). (b. 1852). of J. King, Esq. (b. 1853). (b. 1859).

ARMS of Smythe of Methven Castle: Az., a burning cup between 2 chess-
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George Smith (b. 1833), LL.D., C.I.E., etc., etc.,
the father of this numerous and distinguished pro-
geny, has had a very distinguished career. He was
Principal of Doveton College, Calcutta, editor of The
Friend of India, Indian correspondent of the Times,
editor of "Annals of Indian Administration," and
was created C.I.E. Jan. 1, 1877, for his valuable ser-
vices to the Indian Empire. He is also the biographer
of Dr Carey, the missionary, Henry Martyn, Bishop
Heber, Dr John Wilson, Indian Philanthropist, Dr
Duff, Stephen Hislop, and Dr Somerville, and has
further written "The Student's Geography of India,"
" The Conversion of India," " Twelve Indian States-
men," and "A Short History of Christian Missions."
The university of Edinburgh conferred upon him the
honorary degree of LL.D. in 1878.

SMITH OF PAISLEY

James Smith of Paisley, the founder of this line =
(1730) Jean, daughter of ... Renfrew, Esq., and by
her had James, known as " Citizen Smith " of Paisley
(1769-1847) = Henrietta, daughter of ... Taylor, Esq.
By her, with others who were styled collectively
J. & H. Smith & Co., Manufacturing Chemists of
Edinburgh, he had James (1792-1889) = Annie,
daughter of ... Preston, Esq. Their son James
(1816-86), established the eminent firm of iron-
masters, Smith & Wellstood, and by her had William
Macadam Smith (b. 1860), who, retiring from busi-
ness in 1896, purchased the estate of Abbotsfield in
Wiveliscombe. He = (1883) Helena Jane, daughter
of ... Ross, Esq., and by her had Robina Metta;
Dorothy Wells ; Ida Jean. Mr Macadam Smith is
a J.P. for Somerset and a Commissioner of Supply
for Lanarkshire.



CHAPTEK IX

IRISH PEDIGREES
SMITH, LATEE CUSAC-SMITH, BAKTS.

Joseph Smith of Kilbride = (1680) Elizabeth Wilkinson.



Michael of Bally- = . . .
naskea (ob. 1747).



Issue 6 sons.



Joseph of Pick- = . . .
fordstown (ob.

1780).

Issue 2 daus.



William = Hester Lynch.



(1) Mary Anne, dau. of = Right Hon. Sir Michael = Eleanor, dau. of



Jas. Cusac,


Esq.


(1769-1808). Baron
of the Exchequer,
1793; Bart, of Ire-
land, 1799.


Michael Smith,
Esq.


The Hon. Sir:
William,
D.C.L.,
F.R.S., as-
sumed the
name of
Cusac. Baron
of the Irish
Exchequer.
(1766-1836.)


= Hester, Angelina (ob. Maj.-Gen. M. William,:
dau. of s.p. 1808) = (1) C.B.
Thomas Smith, son of
Berry of Sir R. Steele.
Eglish =(2) William,
Castle. son of Sir Kil-
dare Borrowes.


= Charlotte
Carr.


Sir Michael =
(1793-1859).


Eliza
Moore.


Thomas = (1827) Louisa William
Berry, Smith Barry Whitmore.
Master of Marbury
of the and Fota.
Rolls in
Ireland
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Eleanor
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Sir Michael
Wil- (1828-
liam 61).
(b.

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Mary = H. E.,
son of Sir H.
Hawley, Bart.



Hester A.
(ob. 1863)
= Col.
Craven Ord.



William R.= Mary Others.
B. Chis-
enhale.

Issue.



ARMS : Quarterly 1 and 4 (for Smith). Arg. on a bend between 2 unicorns'
heads erased az., armed or, 3 lozenges of the last. 2 and 3 (for
Cusac). Per pale or and az. afesse counterchanged.

182



IRISH PEDIGREES 183

SUPPORTERS : Dexter, A merman sa. crined and garnished or, bearing in
his exterior hand a trident of the second. Sinister, A mermaid sa.
crined and garnished or, and bearing in her exterior hand a mirror
ppr. , framed and handled of the second.

CREST : In a ducal coronet or a unicorn's head az. armed or.
MOTTO : En Dieu est mon espoir.



THE SMYTHS OF GAYBROOK AND BALLYNATRAY

There are two great Irish houses of this name
viz., of Gaybrook, with its branches, and of Bally -
natray, with its branches.

(^4.) The Gaybrook line commences with William,
who migrated to County Down from Rgsedale Abbey,
York, temp. James I. He married Mary, a grand-
daughter of Sir Thomas Cusac, Irish Lord Chancellor.
His grandson James, by Sarah Dawson, had Rev. Cur-
rell Smyth, whose second son, Captain Ralph of Bally-
macastle, Antrim, by Elizabeth, daughter of Sir R.
Hawkesworth, had with Thomas, whence the Drum-
cree Smyths, the Right Rev. William, Bishop of Kil-
more. He married Mary, daughter of Chief- Justice
Sir John Percy, and had with William, whence
Smythe of Barbavilla, Archdeacon James, who married
Catherine, daughter of Dr Vesey, Archbishop of
Tuam. By her he had Ralph, of whom anon ; Edward,
Rev. James of Bath, William = Charlotte, daughter
of Captain Stewart, and had issue (1) James = Miss
J. Ryan. Their son, the Rev. W. St John, Chancellor
of Down = Mary, daughter of H. Mant, and had
issue; (2) Ralph = A. St G., daughter of Rev. T. A.
Brown, and had issue (a) William, who by Mary,
daughter of R. Chambers, Esq., of Whitbourne Court,
had Edward St George = Marie, daughter of Mons.-
De Ligueres ; and Mary St George = Rev. W. G. G
Austin, Demy of Magdalen, son of the late Bishop
of Antigua ; (b) Thomas Graham ; (c) Colonel



184 THE SMITH FAMILY

Ralph. The elder son of Archdeacon Smith-
viz., Ralph, High Sheriff of West Meath, 1766 =
Judith, daughter of Rh. T. Cramer, Esq., and by
her had Ralph of Gaybrook Sheriff, 1790 = (2)
Hannah M., and by her had, with others, Ralph of
Gaybrook (1800-27), who, dying without issue, was
succeeded by his next brother, Robert of Gaybrook
(1801-78), Sheriff of West Meath, 1830 = Henrietta
F., daughter of Right Rev. Dr Alexander, Bishop of
Meath; and by her had (1) Ralph, his successor; (2)
Robert S. (b. 1837) = Christina Macpherson, and has
issue, Ralph John ; (3) Col. James (b. 1829) = Lucy
H., daughter of G. N. Purdon, Esq. ; and three
daughters. Mr Ralph Smith (b. 1831), late captain
17th Regiment, High Sheriff 1879 = 1861, Hon. Selina
Constance, daughter of Kenelm, seventeenth Lord
Somerville, Admiral R.N.

Arms of Smyth of Gaybrook : Arg. on a bend
between 2 unicorns' heads couped az., 3 lozenges or.
Crest : Out of a ducal coronet or a unicorn's head
az. Motto : Exaltabit honore.

From the parent stem of Gaybrook issue the
Smyths of Drumcree, e.g. Thomas of Drumcree, by
Elizabeth Hawkesworth, had, with others, William
of Drumcree, who married Mary, niece of Dr King,
Archbishop of Dublin. By her he had, with Ralph,
whence the Smyths of Glananea, Thomas of Drum-
cree, who = (l) Alice, daughter of Thomas Nugent,
Esq. By her he had William, his successor. He =
(2) Miss Purefoy, and = (3) Martha, daughter of
Archdeacon Hutchinson, by whom he had a son,
Thomas H. Smyth, of whom anon. His elder son,
William, M.P. for West Meath, and High Sheriff
1770 = (1) Maria, sister to Sir W. Synot, and by her
had (1) Robert, his heir; (2) Anne = Hon. R. Roch-
fort. He married (2) Miss Maxwell, and by her had
William M., J. P., of Drumbeg; James; three daughters.



IRISH PEDIGREES 185

Mr Smyth, who died in 1827, was succeeded by his
son Robert of Drumcree, Sheriff 1823, M.P. for
West Meath County, 1826. He = Elizabeth, widow
of Major Snodgrass, and sister of Col. Clones, by whom
he had Alicia Maria Eliza, wife of Gen. the Hon.
Sir Leicester Curzon, youngest son of the first Earl
Howe, High Sheriff for West Meath 1872, who, by
royal license, 1866, assumed the name and arms of
Smyth. This distinguished officer was Military Secre-
tary to Lord Raglan in the Crimean war, Commander-
in-Chief South Africa 1880, and Governor of the
Cape 1883.

Smyth of Ballynegall descends directly from
Thomas Hutchinson Smyth, vide supra, son of
Thomas of Drumcree, by Archdeacon Hutchinson.
He = 1796, Abigail, daughter of J. Hamilton, Esq. of
Belfast, by whom he had, with others, Rev. Thomas
(b. 1796) = 1832, Mary A., daughter of A. T. Gibbons,
Esq., H.E.I.C.S., by whom he had, with others,
Thomas James of Ballynegall, High Sheriff 1858,
late captain Westmeath Rifles = 1864, Bessie, fourth
daughter of Edward Anketell Jones, Esq., by whom
he had Thomas G. H. (b. 1865) ; Ellinor M. H. ; M.
G. A. H. Arms of Smyth of Drumcree, the same as
Smyth of Gaybrook, with a canton erm. for difference,
quartering Curzon. Arms of Smyth of Ballynegall,
the same as those of Smyth of Gaybrook.

Another branch of the Gaybrook stock is Smyth
of Glananea. Ralph, second son of William of Drum-
cree, by Mary King, purchased the estate of Glananea.
He married in 1749, Jane, co-heiress of Anthony
Walsh, Esq., by whom he had William Thomas, who
= Lucinda, daughter of the Right Hon. T. Loftus,
and by her left, with others, Ralph of Glananea
(1786-1839), who married Jane, a daughter of T. W.
Fitzgerald, Esq., and by her had William Edward
of Glananea, High Sheriff 1878, who married in 1880,



186 THE SMITH FAMILY

Margaret A. M., daughter of H. M. Smythe of Barba-
villa, Esq. Arms of Smyth of Glananea, the same as
those of Smyth of Gaybrook.

Yet another offshoot of the Smyths of Gaybrook
exists in Smythe with the final " e " of Barbavilla,
e.g. William of Barbavilla (b. 1693) was the youngest
son of the Right Rev. William Smyth, Bishop of
Kilmore. He married in 1712 Barbara, daughter of
Sir G. Ingoldsby, second Baronet, whose wife, Eliza-
beth Cromwell, was first cousin of Oliver. His heir,
Ralph (1716-90) = Anne, daughter of D. Clarke,
Esq., by whom, with others, he had William (1761-
1812), who, by Catherine, daughter of W. M. Ogle,
Esq., M.P., had, with Ralph his heir, William M.,
M.P. for Drogheda = 1815, Lady Isabella Howard,
daughter of William, third Earl of Wicklow, and
had issue ; Henry of Newtown = F. B. Cooke, and
had issue; Rev. John = Harriet, daughter of Rev.
J. Wyatt, and had issue ; 3 daughters. Ralph
Smythe (1786-1815) = Eliza, daughter of M. Lyster,
Esq., and by her had (1) William Barlow = Lady
Emily Monck; (2) Henry Mathew of Barbavilla =
1855, Maria, daughter of Captain, and sister of Sir
Charles Coote, Bart., by whom he had (1) Captain
William Lyster, R. A. = Agnes M. H., daughter of
H. W. Litton, Esq.; (2) Margaret A. M. = W. E.
Smyth, Esq., of Glananea, vide supra; (3) Ada M. =
(1) C. Bailey, Esq. ; (2) J. H. Dodgson, Esq. (4) L.
E. Lyster; (5) F. M. Lyster; (6) L. L. Lyster. (3)
Major Frederick = Ellen, daughter of B. Johnson,
Esq., of Newcastle, and has issue. Arms of
Smythe of Barbavilla same as those of Smyth of
Gaybrook.

(B.) The Ballynatray line commences with Sir
Richard Smyth, temp. Elizabeth, who married Mary,


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