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Fleming, 7th Bart., by
Mary, who d. 1903, youngest dau. of the late Capt.
Boddie, Russian Navy; b. 1854; s. 1883; ?«. 1895
Jeanette, dau. of the late Roderick Frazer, Esq., of
Glen Lovat, Olago, New Zealand. Sir Andrew Le
Fleming was educated at Christ's Coll., Canterbury,
New Zealand. — Ashton, South Canterbury, Hew
Zealand.

Heir Pres., his cousin William Hudleston, elder son of
William (younger son of the Rev. Sir Richard Fleming,
6th Bart.), who d. 1906, by Mary, who d. 183U, eldest dau.
ofthelateThomas Wilson, Esq.,otHighWray, Westmorland ;
b. 1B61 : m. 1885 Martha, dau. of the late John Kelland,
Esq., of Cruwys Morehard, Devonshire, and has, with other
issue, a son, 'Frank Thomas, b. 1888.

LE FLEMING, Stanley HncHES, Esq., of
Rydal, Westmorland.

Elder son of Major-Gen. George Cumberland Hughes
le Fleming, J.P. and U.L., of Rydal, who d. 1877,
by his 2ud wife Anne Jane, who d. 1893, youngest dau.
of the late Major Alexander Rennick, Bengal Army ;
b. 1855 ; m. 1896 Augusta Adelaide Cicely, eldest dau.
of tlie late Col. George Blucher Heneage Marton, of
Capernwray, Lancashire, and has, with other issue, a
son, * Michael George, b. 1900. Mr. le Fleming is a
J.P. and D.L. for Westmorland (High Sheriff 1878),
a D.L. for Cumberland, a J.P. for Lancashire, Patron
of 4 livings, and Capt. and Hon. Major late West-
morland and Cumberland Y'eo. Cav. — Bydal Hall,
Ambleside; Windham, and Orleans Clubs, s.w.

LEFROY, the Hon. Sir Heket Bruce,
K.C.M.G.— Cr. 1919.

Eldest son of the Hon. Anthony O'Grady Lefroy,
C.M.G., Colonial Treasurer of Perth, W. Australia,
who d. 1897, by Mary, who d. 1913, dau. of the late
Col. John Bruce, Commandant of Forces, W. Aus-
tralia ; b. 1854; m. Ist 1880 Rose Agnes, who d. 1902,
dau. of the late Charles Wittenoom, Esq., J.P., of W.
Australia; 2ndly 1904 Madeleine Emily Stewart, 2ud
dau. of the Rev. AVilliam Stewart Walford, formerly
Rector of Dallinghoe, Suffolk. Sir Henry Lefroy, who
was educated at the Rev. J. Penrose's, Exmouth, and
at Rugby, and 1st elected M.L.A. of W. Australia
1892, was a Member of the Federal Council of Austra-
lasia 1895-7; Minister of Education 1897-8, and of
Mines 1898-1901, and Agent-Gen. for W. AustraUa in
London 1901-5; elected M.L.A. of W. Australia 1911
and appointed Premier and Minister of Lands 1917.
— Walehing, W. Australia; Weld Club, Perth, W.
Australia.

LEFROY, Capt. Cecil MAXWELL-, C.M.G.,
of Itchel Manor, Hampshire.
Third son of Capt. Charles James Maxwell-Lefroy,
late 14th Hussars, of Itchel Manor, who d. 1908,
by Elizabeth Catherine, eldest dau. of the late Alfred
Henry M'Clintoek, Esq., of Merrion Square, Dublin ;
b. 1876 ; m. 1913 Beatrice Wild, youngest dau. of the
late Joseph Clegg, Esq., of High Crompton, Lancashire,
and has, with other issue, a son, * John Rodney,*. 1914.
Capt. Maxwell - Lefroy, who was educated on H.M.S.
' Britannia,' is Capt. R.N., Lord of the Manors of
Ewshott and Itchel, and Patron of 1 living. — Itchel
Manor, Crondall, Hampshire; United Service Club,
s w. ; Junior Naval and Military Club, w.

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LEFROY, Major Hugh Peecival Thomson,
D.S.O., M.C., of Carrig-glas Manor, co.
Longford.
Eldest son of Lieut.-Col. Augustine Hugh Lefroy, J.P.
and D.L., late 4oth Regt. (Sherwood Foresters), of
Carrig-glas Manor, and of The Lodge, Boxted, Essex,
■who d. 1915, by Isabel Mary, eldest dau of the late
John Hebblethwaite, Esq., of St. Clair, Cheltenham ;
b. 1880. Major Lefroy, who was educated at Chelten-
ham Coll. and at the E. Mil. Academy, Woolwich, is
Major R.E. and a Cheralier of the Legion of Honour.—
Carrig-glas Manor, Longjord Ireland ; Junior United
Service Club,a.-w.

LEFROY, Mrs., of The Lodge, Boxted,

Essex.
Isabel Mary, eldest dau. of John Hebblethwaite, Esq.,
of St. Clair, Cheltenham, who d. 1876, by Mary
Isabella, who d. 1874, eldest dau. of the late Rev.
William Presgrave, M.A., of Trinity Coll., Cambridge ;
m. 1878 Lieut.-Col. Augustine Hugh Lefroy, late 45th
Regt. (Sherwood Foresters), of Carrig-glas Manor, co.
Longford, and of The Lodge, Boxted, a J.P. and D.L
for CO. Longford (High Sheriff 1909) and a J.P. for
Essex, who d. 1915, leaving, with other issue, a son,
»Hugh Pereiyal Thomson (whom see).— The Lodge,
Boxted, Colchester.

LEGARD, Sir Algernon Willoughbt, Bart.,
formerly of Gauton Hall, Yorkshire. — Or.
1660.

Elder son of Henry Willoughby Legard, Esq., who d
1845, by Charlotte Henrietta, who d. 1844, eldest dau.
of the late Henry Willoughby, Esq., of Birdsall,
Yorkshire ; b. 1842 ; s. his cousiu Sir Charles Legard,
11th Bart., 1901; m. 1872 Alicia Egerton, youngest
dau. of the late Rev. George William Brooks. Sir
Algernon Legard was educated at Marlborough and at
Trinity Coll., Cambridge.— .Boorf/e's Club, s.w. ; York-
shire Club, York ; 18, Victoria Road, Kensington, w.
ffeir Pres., his nephew Digby AlgernOD HaU, only son ot
the Rev. Cecil Henry Legard, LL.M., formerly Rector of
Cottesbrooke, Northamptonshire, who d. 1918, by Emily
Mary, who d. 1915, dau. of the late James Hall, Esq., of
Scarborough Hall, Yorkshire ; temp. Lieut. R. Naval Vol.
Reserve ; educated at Eton and at Magdalene Coll.,
Cambridge (B.A. 1899); 6.1876; m. 1904 Elaine, 2nddau.
of William Joseph Starkey Barber-Starkey, Esq., of
Knocksbannoch, Forfarshire, and has, mth other issue, a
son, "Thomas Digby, *. 1905.

LEGARD, Frances Emily, Lady.

Younger dau of Francis Alexander Hamilton, Esq.,
of Brent Lodge, Finchley, Middlesex, who d. 1907,
by Eliza Pennell, who d. 1901, dau. of the late Samuel
Johnston, Esq., of Olinda, Cheshire ; m. 1878 Sir
Charles Legard, 11th Bart., M.P., who d.s.p. 1901.—
22, Cadogan Square, s.w.

LEGARD, Col. Sir James Digby, K.C.B., of
Welham, Yorkshire.— Cr. 1909.
Eldest son of Capt. James Anlaby Legard, R.N.,
K.T.S., of Kirby Misperton, Yorkshire, who rf. 1869, by
Catherine, who d. 1887, 6th dau. of Sir George Cayley,
6th Bart., and widow of Henry Ralph Beaumont, Esq. ;
b. 1846 ; m. 1877 JuliaHelen, younger dau. of the late
Alfred Arkwright, Esq., of Wirksworth, and has, with
other issue, a son, *Alfred Digby, C.B.E., Major and
Brevet Lieut.-Col. King's E. Rifle Corps; edu-
cated at Eton ; b. 1878; m. 1902 Winifred, only dau.
of Col. Sir William George Morris, K.C.M.G., C.B.,
R.E., and has 3 dans. Sir James Legard, who was
educated at Harrow and at the R. Mil. Academy, Wool-
wich, and was formerly Hon. Col. Yorkshire R.F.A.,
Special Reserve, previously Lient.-Col. and Hon. Col. ,
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Comm. Y'orkshire R.G.A. Militia, late Comm. E. York-
shire Vol. Infantry Brigade, Capt. E.A., and temp.
Col. and Co. Commandant N. Riding of Yorkshire
Vol. Regt., is an Hon. Lieut.-Col. in the Army, a
J.P. for the E., and a J.P., D.L., and C. Aid. for
the N. Riding of Yorkshire. — Welham, Malton;
Naval and Military Club, ■^.■, Yorkshire Club, York;
24, Elvaston Place, s.w.

LEGARD, Col. (temp. Brigadier.- Gen.)
D'Aecy, C.M.G., D.S.O., of Westhorpe
House, Yorkshire.

Only son of the Rev. Francis Digby Legard, Rector
of Stokesley, Yorkshire, who d. 1883, by Jane,
who d. 1876, youngest dau. ofthe late Adm. Fred-
erick Edward Vernon-Harcourt ; b. 1873 ; s. his
aunt Miss Constance Legard 1910; m. 1908 Lady
Edith Margaret Emily Mary Foljambe, eldest dau. of
Cecil George Savile, 1st Earl of Liverpool, P.C, and
has, with other issue, a son, * Robert Francis, b. 1909.
Col. Legard, who was educated at Winchester and
at New Coll., Oxford, and was formerly Lieut. York-
shire Art. Militia, is Col., late 17th Lancers; ap-
pointed to command a Brigade, with the temp, rank
of Brigadier-Gen., 1916. — Westhorpe House, Scar-
borough; Army and Navy Club, s.w.

LEGGB, Col. the Hon. Sir Henry Charles
(Harry), K.C.V.O.— Cr. 1910.

Y'ounger son of William Walter, 5th Earl of Dart-
mouth, who d. 1891, by Lady Augusta, who d. 1900,
elder dau. of Heneage, 5th Earl of Aylesford; b. 1852;
m. 1884 the Hon. Amy Gwendoline (formerly a Maid
of Honour to H.M. Queen Victoria), eldest dau. of the
late Gustavus William Lambart, Esq., of Beau Pare,
CO. Meath. Sir Harry Legge, who was educated at
Eton, is au Hon. Col. ret., late Coldstre.im Guards ;
was a Groom-in-Waiting to H.M. Queen Victoria
1889-93 and an Equerry to H.M. 1893-1901, to H.M.
King Edward VII. 1901-10, and to H.M. King
George V. 1910-16, and has been Registrar and
Secretary of the Order of Merit since 1907 and
Paymaster of the Household and an Extra Equerry
to H.M. King George V. since 1916; has the Orders
of Christ of Portugal, Isabella la Catolica of Spain,
St. Maurice and St. Lazarus of Italy, St. Stanislas of
Russia, and the Redeemer of Greece.— Fubner
Gardens, Slough; Carlton Club, s.w.

LEGGE, Miss, formerly of Ashling House,
Sussex.
Alice Georgina, youngest dau. of the Eev. Augustus
George Legge, M.A., formerly Vicar of N. Elmham,
Norfolk, who d. 1906, by Alice Mary, who d. 1885,
eldest dau. of the late John Greenwood, Esq., Q.C., of
Broadhanger Hampshire; s. her uncle Charles Egerton
Legge, Esq., J.P. and D.L., \913.—Liitledean, Bram-
dean, Alresford, Hampshire.

LEGGE, Mrs., of Castle Hyde, co. Cork.

Lucy Isabel, youngest dau. of Sir Stuart Saunders
Hogg, formerly Commisioner of Police, Calcutta, by
Selina Catherine, eldest dau. of the late Right Hon.
Sir Thomas Erskine Perry; m. 1st 1890 Major John
Charles Arthington Walker, 2nd Dragoon Guards
(Queen's Bays), of The Priory, Bathwick, Somerset,
who d.s.p.s. 1902; 2ndly 1918 Arthur Edward John
Legge, Esq., temp. Capt. and Brevet Major Worcester-
shire Regt., late Lieut. 18th Middlesex Vol. Rifles.
Mrs. Legge s. her kinsman William Nicholas Wrixon-
Becher, Esq., D.L., late Lieut. 62nd Foot, 1912.—
Castle Hyde, Fermoy, co. Cork.

LEGGE. See Dartmouth.



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LEGGE - BOURKE, Edward Alexander
Henry, Esq., of Hayes, co. Meatli.
Only son of Nigel Walter Henry Legge-Bourko, Esq.,
Lieut. Coldstream Guards, of Hayes, who d. (killed in
action) 1914, by Lady Victoria Alexandrina (who m.
2ndly 1916 Major the Hon. Edric Alfred Cecil Weld
Forester, ret., late Rifle Brigade), youngest dau. of
Charles Robert, 1st Marquis of Lincolnshire; 5. 1914.
— Haijcs, Navan, co. Meath.

LEGH, Arthur Masterton Robertson, Esq.,
of Adlington Hall, Cheshire.
Second son of William John Renny, Esq., of Danevale,
Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, J.P., D.L., who d. 1879,
by Julia Isabella, who d. 1867, dau. of the late Arthur
John Robertson, Esq., J. P., D.L., of Inshes, Inverness-
ehire; b. 1852; m. 1892 Caroline Mary Florence, eldest
dau. of Frederick Henry Cotton, Esq., and has a dau.,
Cynthia Combermere. Mr. Legh, who assumed his pre-
sent surname by royal license 1897, is Major ret., late
Cheshire Yeo., and a Magistralte for Cheshire, and was
on the roll for High Sherifffor \'d02.— Adlington Hall,
near Macclesfield, Cheshire ; Oriental, and Cavalry Clubs,
■w. ; Hiirlingham Club, s.yi.

LEGH, Lieut.-Col. Hubert Cornwall, of High
Legh, Cheshire.
Eldest son of Richard Cornwall Legh, Esq., who d.
1876, by Thomasina Antonia, who d. 1884, dau. of the
late Frederick Sedley, Esq., of Malta ; *. 1858 ; in.
1893 Edith Selina (whom see), eldest dau. of the late
Henry Cavendish Cavendish, Esq., of Chyknell, Shrop-
shire. Lieut.-Col. Logh, who was educated at Marl-
borough and at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst, and .5. his
cousin Lieut.-Col. Henry Martin Cornwall Lpgh, J, P.
and D.L., late Grenadier Guards, 1904, was formerly
Major King's R. Rifle Corps, aud a Commandant on
the Lines of Communications 1915-17 ; is a J.P. and
D.L. for Cheshire, a J.P. for Shropshire (was on the
roll for High Sheriff for 1918), and Lieut.-Col. 16th
(Co. of London) Batt. London Regt. — High Legh,
Knutsford ; Chyknell, Bridgnorth ; Naval and Military
Club, w. ; Carlton, and Arthurs Clubs, s.w.

LEGH, John Robert Pennington, Esq.,
formerly of Norbury Booths, Cheshire.
Only son of John Pennington Legh, Esq., of Norbury
Booths, who d. 1894, by Emily Jane, 2nd dau. of the
late Rev. Robert Grant ; *. 1865 ; ni. 1886 Agnes Mabel,
4th dau. of John Brothertoa Esq., late Lieut. 11th
Hussars, and has, with other issue, a son, John Alan
Pennington, D.S.C., Lieut.-Comm. R.N. ; b. 1889; m.
1915 Iseult Andree, youngest dau. of Oswald Murray,
Esq., of Hampstead, and has a son, Peter Pennington,
b. 1916. — Norbury, Sandbanks, Dorsetshire.

LEGH, Mrs., of Chyknell, Shropshire.

Edith Selina, eldest dau. of Henry Cavendish Caven-
dish, Esq., of Chyknell, who d. 1901, by Selina Eliza-
beth, d.au. of the late Hon. Henry Edward Hall Gage;
m. 1893 Lieut.-Col. Hubert Cornwall Legh, of High
Legh, Cheshire (whom see). — Chyknell, Bridgnorth ;
High Legh, Knutsford.

LEGH. See Newton.

LE GRICE, Charles Henry, Esq., of Trereife,
Cornwall.
Only son of Charles Day Nicholls Le Grice, Esq., J.P.,
of Trereife, -who d. 1917, by Laura, youngest dau. of the
late George Elers, Esq.; 6.1870; m. 1907 Dorothy
Isobel, younger dau. of Col. Leonard Downes, formerly
R.A., of Donnington Lodge, Newbury, and has, with
other issue, a son, * Charles, b. 1909. Mr. Le Grice,



who was educated privately and at the R. Agricultural
Coll. Cirencester (M.R.A.C), is a Magistrate for Berk-
shire. — Trereife, Penzance, Cornwall; Coombe House,
Chieveley, Newbury ; Carlton Club, s.w.

LEHMANN, Rudolf Chambers, Esq., of
Pieldhead, Buckinghamshire.

Eldest son of Frederick Lehmann, Esq., of 15, Berkeley
Square, W., who d. 1891, by Nina, who d. 1902, dau.
of the late Dr. Robert Chambers, of Edinburgh ; 6. 1 856 ;
m. 1898 Alice Marie, dau. of the late Harrison Davis,
Esq., of .Somersworth, New Hampshire, U.S.A., and
has, with other issue, a son, * Rudolf John Frederick, b.
1907. Mr. Lehmann, who was educated at Highgate
School and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1878,
M.A. 1881, Hon. M.A. Harvard Univ. 1897) , and called
to the Bar at the Inner Temple 1880, is a Magistrate
for Buckinghamshire (High Sheriff 1901), and was M.P.
for Leicestershire, Harborough Div., 1906-Nov. 1910.
— Fieldhead, Bourne End, Buekinghamshire ; Reform,
and Athenceam Clubs, s.w.

LE HUNTE, Sir George Rothven, G.C.M.G.,
of Artramont, co. Wexford.— Cr. K.C.M.G.
1903, G.C.M.G. 1912.

Elder son of George Le Hunte, Esq., J.P., of Artramont,
who d. 1891, by Mary, who d. 1909, 5th dau. of the late
Right Hon. Edward Pennefather; b. 1852; m. 1884
Caroline Rachel, elder dau. of the late John Clowes,
Esq., D.L., of Burton Court, Herefordshire, and has,
with other issue, an only son, * John, Capt. Hampshire
Regt.; educated at Marlborough and at the R. Mil.
Coll., Sandhurst; b. 1886; m. 1913 Vera, elder dau.
of Col. John Henry Spurgin, formerly R. Scots
Fusiliers, of Tichborne Grange, Hampshire. Sir
George Le Hunte, who was educated at Eton and at
Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1874, M.A. 1880),
entered the Colonial Service 1875, and called to the
Bar at the Inner Temple 1881, was Lieut.-Governor
of British New Guinea 1898-1903, Governor of
S. Australia 1903-8, and Governor and Commander-
in-Chief of Trinidad and Tobago 1909-\5.— Travellers
Club, s.w.

LEICESTER, Earl of (Thomas William Coke,
G.C.V.O., C.M.G.).— Cr. 1837.

Eldest son of Thomas William, 2nd Earl, E.G., by his
1st wife Juliana, who d. 1870, eldest dau. of the late
Samuel Charles Whitbread, Esq., M.P., of Cardington,
and Southill, Bedfordshire ; b. 1848; s. 1909; m. 1879
the Hon. Alice Emily White, 2nd dau. of Luke, 2nd
Lord Annaly. The Earl of Leicester, who was educated
at Harrow, is H.M.'s Lieut, and a J.P. for Norfolk ; Col.
ret. pay, late Major and Col. Scots Guards ; Col. late
Comm. Norfolk R.G.A. Militia; Hon. Col. 4th Batt. Nor-
folk Regt., temp. Lieut.-Col. and Co. Commandant
Norfolk Vol. Regt., and Patron of 7 livings ; was A.D.C.
to H.M. King Edward VII. 1903-10, and has been to
H.M. King George V. since \9lO.—Hoa-ham, Norfolk;
Turf Club, w. ; Marlborough Club, s.w.

Heir, his son Thomas William, Viscount Coke, a Magistrate
for Norfolk, and Major Scots Guards, Special Reserve;
late Cart. Reserve of Officers, Lieut. K.O. R. Regt.
Norfolk Yeo., and Capt. Scots Guards ; educated at
Eton and at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst ; b. 1880 ; m. 1906
Marion Gertrude, 4th dau. of the late Col. Walter Hodolph
Trefusis, O.B., and has, with other issue, a son, * Thomas
William Edward. 6. 1908.

LEICESTER, Georgiani Caroline, Countess
of, of Weasenham Hall, Norfolk.
Eldest dau. of William George, 2nd Lord Chesham,
who d. 1882, by Henrietta Frances, who d. 1884,
2nd dau. of the late Right Hon. William Saunders
Sebright Lascelles, M.P. ; m. 1876, as his 2nd wife,
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Thomas Wailam, 2ik1 Earl of Leicester, E.G., who ct.
1 909, and has, with other issue, a son, *Richard, A.F.C .,
Major Reserve of Officers; previously Capt. Scots
Guards ; educated at Eton and at Trinity Coll., Cam-
bridge; *. 1876; m. 1907 the Hon. Doreen O'Brien,
youngest dau. of Edward Donough, 1 4th Lord Inchiqui n ,
IC.P., and has, with other issue, a son, * Richard
Lovel, h. l^li. — Wcasenham Hall, Swaff ham, Norfolk.

LEICESTER, Sir Peter Fleming Feedeeic,
Bart.— Cr. 1671.
Elder son of the Rev. Frederic Leicester (grandson
of the 4th Bart.), who d. 1873, by his 2ad wife
Amelia Susanna, younger dau. of the late Lieut.-Col.
John Campbell ; b. 1863 ; s. his kinsman John Byrne,
3rd Lord De Tabley {ext.), and 7th Bart., 1896; m.
1904 Kate Patten, eldest dau. of the late Edward
M. Warden, Esq., of New York, U.S.A. Sir Peter
Leicester is Capt. Reserve of Officers and Lieut, ret.
late K.O. Yorkshire L.I.

Heir Pres., hisbrotlier Byi-on, Capt. Reserve ol OSBcers, Oapt.
ret., late Cheshire Regt..and temp. Major in tlie Army :
i>. 1868 ; m. 1805 Gwendolen Margaret, who d. 1908, dau. of
the late John Brooke, Esq., of HockcllfEe Grange, Bedford-
shire, and has 2 dans.



LEICESTER- WARREN, Cuthbert, Esq., of
Tabley House, Cheshire.
Younger son of Sir Baldwyo Leighton, 8th Bart., of
Loton° Park, Shropshire, who d. 1897, by the Hon.
Eleanor Leicester, who assumed the additional surname
of Warren by deed poll 1900 and who rf. 1 914, 3rd dau.
of George, 2nd Lord de Tabley {ext.) ; h. 1877 ; s. his
mother 1914; m. 1904 Hilda Marguerite, only dau.
and heiress of the late Edmund Henry Davenport, Esq.,
of Davenport, Shropshire, and has, with other issue, a
son, * John Leighton Byrne, h. 1907. Mr. Leicester-
Warren, who was educated at Radley and at Merton
Coll., Oxford, and assumed his present surname in lieu
of Leighton by royal license 1899, is a Magistrate for
Cheshire (on the roll for High Sheriff for 1920), temp.
Major Comm. Cheshire R.A.S.C.,M.T.,late Capt. 16th
(Co. of London) Batt. London Regt., and Patron of 1
IWrn^.— TahUy House, Knufsford, Cheshire; Welling
ton, and Arthur's Clubs, s.w.

LEIGH, Lord (Feancis Dudley Leigh). — Cr.

1839.

Second and eldest surviving son of William Henry,
2nd Lord, P.C, LL.D., by Lady Caroline Amelia, wlio
d. 1906, 6th dau. of Richard," 2nd Marquis of West-
minster, K.G.; b. 1855; s. 1905; »«. 1890 Frances
Helene Forbes, who d. 1909, dau. of tlie late Hon.
N. M. Beckwith, of New York, U.S.A. Lord Leigh, who
was educated at Harrow and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge
(B.A. 1879, M.A.1882),and was Assistant Private Sec-
retary to the Secretary of State for India (Viscount
Cross) 1886-91, and a Member of the London CO.
1904-7, is Vice-Lieut, of, and a J.P. and CO. for
Warwickshire ; Hon. Col. Srd and 7th Batts. R.
Warwickshire Regt. ; Major and Hon. Lieut.-Col. late
Warwicksliire Imp. Yco. ; Hon. Col. and Hon. Com-
mandant Warwickshire Vol. Regt. ; Trustee and Gov-
ernor of Rugby School, and Patjon of 10 livings. —
Stonelcigh Abbey, Kenilworth, Warwickshire; Adlestrop
House, Chipping Norton, Gloucestershire; Travellers',
and White's Clubs, s.w. ; Bachelors', and Turf Clubs,
W.; 31, Grosvenor Square, w.

Heir Pres., his brother Rupert, Major ret. late 4th (R. Irish)
Dragoon Guards ; previously served in the 16th Hussars ;
appointed a Staff Oapt. 1915 ; educated at Wellington Coll. ;
i>.1856; m. 1906 Beatrice Mary, dau. of the late Dudley
Robert Smith, Esq., and has a son, • Rupert William
Dudley, b. 1908.
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LEIGH, the Hon. Lady, and BLEWITT, Mrs.,
of Moss House, Lancashire.

Katherine Fanny and Harriett Agnes, daus. of James
Rigby, Esq., D.L., of Moss House, who d. 1868, by
Catherine, who d. 1904, eldest dau. of the late Joseph
Nead Walker, Esq., of Calderstone, Lancashire.
Katherine Fanny m. 1871 the Hon. Sir Edward Chandos
Leigh, K.C.B., K.C., a J.P. for Warwickshire, who
was formerly Capt. Warwickshire Yeo. Cav., a
Fellow of All Souls' Coll., Oxford, Recorder of
Stamford 1864-81, and of Nottingham 1881-1909,
and Counsel to the Speaker of the House of Commons
1883-1907, and who was cr. K.C.B., 1901 and d.
1915, and has surviving issue, 2 daus.— 46, Upper
Grosvenor Street, w. Harriett Agnes m. 1st 1867
Robert AUan FitzGerald, Esq., who d. 1881 ; 2ndly
1 884 Major-Gen. WiUiam Edward Blewitt, C.B., C.M.G..
ret. late R.A., and has, with other issue, a son, »Gerald
James, C.V.O., Lieut.-Col. ret., late Comm. Reserve
Regt. R. Horse Guards; educated at Wellington; b.
1869; m. 1893 Cecil, 3rd dau. of William Whitbread,
Esq.. and has, with other issue, a son, * Patrick Keane,
Lieut. King's R. Rifle Corps ; b. ISM.— Wallop House,
Nether Wallop, Hampshire.

LEIGH, Sir John, Bart., of Lilleshall, Shrop-
shire.— Cr. 1918.
Eldest son of John Leigh, Esq., of Brooklands, Cheshire ,
who d. 1916, by Mary Ann, who d. 1897, dau. of the
late Jacob Taylor, Esq., of Langley, near Macclesfield ;
b. 1884 ; m. 1908 Norah Marjorie, 2ad dau. of the late
John Henry New, Esq., of Melbourne, Australia. Sir
John Leigh, who was educated at Manchester Grammar
School, is Chairman and Managing Director of John
Leigh Ltd., Oldham, a J.P. for Lancashire, Patron of
3 livings, a Trustee of the King's Fund for Disabled
Soldiers and Sailors, and of Manchester Academy of
Fine Arts, and a Member of the Council of the R.
Overseas Association ; gave the John Leigh Memorial
Hospital at Altriucham to the R. Red Cross for the
use of wounded officers, and a Hospital at Wood-
bourne, Brooklands, for treatment of shell shock cases.
—Lilleshall, Newport, Shropshire; Beech Lawn,
AHrincham, Cheshire: Beach House, Llandudno, N.
Wales; Constitutional Club, Manchester.
Hfir, hia son John, 6. 1909.



LEIGH, Alice Ann, Lady.

Eldest dau. of the late Daniel Adamson, Esq., First
Chairman of the Manchester Ship Canal Co. ; m. 1868
Sir Joseph Leigh, a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour,
a J.P. for Cheshire, and a J.P. for and Hon. Freeman
of Stockport (Mayor 1885, 1887, 1888, and 1889. and
for 29 years a Member of the Borough Council), who
was M.P. for Stockport 1892-5, and 1900-6, and who
was cr. Knt. 1894 and d. 1908.— 5, Holbeck Hill,
Scarborough, Yorkshire.

LEIGH, Egerton, Esq., of Jodrell Hall,
Cheshire.
Son of Egerton Leigh, Esq., M.P., J.P. and D.L., of
High Leigh, Cheshire, who d. 1876, by Lydia Rachel,
who d. 1893, dau. and co-heiress of the late John Smith
Wright, Esq., of Bulcote Lodge, Notts; b. 1843; m.
1st 1874 Lady Elizabeth Mary, who d. 1880, eldest
dau. of William, 3rd Earl of Bantry (ext.) ; 2ndly 1889
Violet Cecil Mary, 2nd dau. of Col. Alfred Tippinge,
of Longparish House, Whitchurcli, Hants, and has, with
other issue, * Edward Egerton, (tohom see under Leigh-
jmte). Mr. Leigh, who is a J.P. and D.L. for Cheshire
(High Sheriff 1882), was formerly Capt. 1st R. Dra-
goons. — Jodrell Hall, and Twemlow Hall, near Holmes
Chapel.



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LEIGH, Francis Edward, Esq., of Rosegarland,
CO. Wexford.
Eldest son of Francis Robert Leigh, Esq., J.P. and
D.L., of Rosegarland, who d. 1916, by Elizabeth Scott,
elder dau. of the late Benjamin Barton Bell, Esq., of
Blackball, Lanarkshire; b. 1907; is being educated
at Winton House, Winchester, and is Lord of the
Manor of Rosegarland. — Rosegarland, Wellingtonbridge,
CO. Wexford.

LEIGH, Henry Alleslet WAED-BOUGH-
TON-, Esq., of Brownsover Hall, War-
wickshire ; and of Guilsborough Hall,

Northamptonshire.
Only son of Edward AUesley Boughton Ward-
Boughton-Leigh, Esq., of Brownsover Hall and of
Guilsborough Hall, who d. 1894, by Ellen Caroline,
eldest dau. of the late Hon. Charles Lennox Butler, of
Coton House, Warwickshire; b. 1S77; m. 1911 Ada
Emily Corbet, only child of Capt. Corbet Smith, of
Walcote House, Leicestershire, and has,with other issue,
a son, * AUesley Henry Corbet, h. 1914. Mr. Ward-
Boughton-Leigh, who was educated at Eton, is a
Magistrate for Warwickshire, Lieut. 4th S. Midland
(Howitzer) Brigade R.F.A., Territorial Force, and


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