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Patron of 2 livings ; late Lieut. Warwickshire Imp.
Yeo.— Brownsover HaU, Rugby; Carlton Club, s.w.

LEIGH, Henet Vincent, Esq., of Woodchester
Park, Gloucestershire.
Second son of William Leigh, Esq., J.P., of Wood-
chester Park, who d. 1906, by Mary Victoria, who d.
1871, dau. of the late Thomas Jarrett, Esq., Bar-
rister-at-Law, of Madras; b. 1867; «. his brother
Francis William 1907. Mr. Leigh who was educated
at The Oratory School, Edgbaston. and at Oscott Coll.,
Birmingham, is Lord of the Manors of Nympsfield,
Kingstanley, Woodchester, and Frocester, and Lay
Rector of Frocester. — Woodchester Park, Sionehouse,
Gloucestershire ; R. Automobile Club, s.w.

LEIGH, John Blundell, Esq., of Stratton
Audley, Oxfordshire.

Second son of Henry Blundell Leigh, Esq., who was
2nd son of the late John Shaw Leigh, Esq., of Luton
Hoo, Bedfordshire, and who d. 1875, by Dorothy,
■who d. 1895, youngest dau. of the late Thomas
Hawkes, Esq., M.P.; b. 1858; m. 1st 1887 Lady Rose
Nevill (whom he div. 1899, and who d. 1913), 4th
dau. of William, 1st Marquess of Abergavenny ; 2ndly
1901 Helen Blanche, 2nd dau. of Sir Charles John
Forbes, 4th -Bart., of Newe, and has a dau.. Honor
Dorothy, m. 1918 'Capt, .and temp. Major Merton
Beckwith Beckwith-Smith, D.S.O., M.C., Coldstream
Guards, and has a son, Peter Merton, b. 1919. Mr.
Leigh, who was educated at Eton and at Ch. Ch.,
Oxford, is a D.L. for Oxfordshire.— TAe Mancrr House,
Stratton Audley, Bicester; Marlborough, and White's
Clubs, s.w. ; Turf Club, w.; 114a, Harley Street, w.

LEIGH, Oswald Moslet, Esq., of Belmont
Hall, Cheshire.
Elder son of Oswald Peter Leigli, Esq., J.P., Major
22ud Cheshire Regt., of Belmont Hall, who rf. 1876, by
Frances, who d. 1908, only dau. of the late Rev. George
Ayton Whitaker, M.A. , of Knoddishall, Suffolk ; 4. 1 864 ;
m. 1889 Florence Louisa, who d. 1915, 2nd dau. of J.
Edward Beiss, Esq., of Jodrell Hall, Cheshire, and
has, with other issue, an only son, * Oswald Edward
Stanley, Capt. ret., late R.A.F. ; b. 1890; ?n. 1916
Mary Eleanor Olive, elder dau, of Charles Lisle
Stirling-Cookson, Esq., of Houndwood, and Renton,
Berwickshire, and has a son, b. 1917. Mr. Leigh, who
was educated at Eton, ia a Magistrate for Cheshire,



an Hon. Capt. in the Army, and Major and Hon. Lieut.-
Col. Territorial Force Reserve, late R. East Kent Yeo. ;
formerly Capt. and Hon. Lieut.-Col. W. Kent Yeo.,
and previously Major and Hon. Lieut.-Col. Earl of
Chester's Imp. Yeo. — Belmont Hall, Northwich ; Grap.
penhall Lodge, near Warrington.

LEIGH, Roger, Esq., of Hindley Hall,
Lancashire.

Adopted son of Sir Robert Holt Leigh, 1st Bart, {ext.),
of Hindley Hall, and Barham Court, Kent, who rf. 1 843 ;
b. 1840; m. 1st 1861 Elizabeth Jane, who (^. 1884, dau.
of the late Capt. Thomas Eden Blackwell, R. Argyll-
shire Highlanders; 2ndly 1885 Agatha Elizabeth, only
dau. of the late Alfred Shaw, Esq., and has, by the
former, * 3 daus. Mr. Leigh, who was educated at
Ch. Ch., Oxford, and at Trinity CoU., Cambridge, is a
Magistrate for Kent and for Lancashire, and was M.P.
for Rochester 1880-5. — Residence: 3, Queens Parade,
Bath ; Carlton Club, s.w.

LEIGH, William Watkin, Esq., M.R.G.S.
and L.R.C.P., of Glyn Bargoed House,
and Llansaunor House, Glamorganshire.

, Eldest son of John Leigh, Esq., J.P., F.R.C.S., of
Llanfabon, Glamorganshire, who d. 1884, by his 2nd
wife Harriet, dau. of the late Rev. Watkin Watkins,
Rector of Bedwas, Monmouthshire ; b. 1854 ; m. 1883
Jessie Louisa, dau. of the late William Jones, Esq.,
J.P., of Tan-y-bryn, Breconshire, and has, with other
issue, *the Rev. John Franklen William, formerly
Chaplain R.N. ; appointed Rector of Rockhampton,
Gloucestershire, 1911 ; educated at Radley and at Clare
Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1904, M.A. 1908); b. 1883;
m. 1913 Dora Ellen, youngest dau. of the late Rev.
William Richmond, Rector of Rockhampton, Glouces-
tershire. Mr. Leigh, wjio was educated at King's
Coll., London, is a J.P. for Glamorganshire. — Glyn
Bargoed, Treharris.

LEIGH. See Hanbury, of Ponty^ool.

LEIGH-BENNETT, Henry Wolley, Esq., of
Thorpe Place, Surrey.

Only surviving son of Henry Cun-ie Leigh-Bennett,
Esq., J.P., D.L., M.P., of Thorpe Place, who d. 1903,
by Florence Nightingale, 3rd dau. of Thomas MiUer
Mackay, Esq. ; b. 1880 ; m. 1907 Elma Rose, youngest
dau. of Comm. George Edward Price, ret. R.N., and
has 3 daus. Mr. Leigh-Bennett, who was edu-
cated at Winchester and at New CoU., Oxford (B.A.
1902), and called to the Bar at the Inner Temple
1906, is Lieut. Coldstream Guards, Special Reserve ;
Patron, Lord of the Manor, and Lay Impropriator
of Thorpe, and Lay Impropriator of Sutton St. Ed-
mund, and Sutton St. James, Lincolnshire.— Resi-
dence: 10, Nelson. Gardens, Stoke, Demnport ; Carlton
Club, B w.

LEIGH-MALLORT, the Rev. Herbert Leigh,

of Mobberley Manor House, Cheshire. :

Youngest son of the Rev. George Mallory, of Mobberley
Manor House, who d. 1885, by his 2nd wife Henrielta,
who d. 1892, younger d,iu. of the late Trafford Trail'ord,
Esq., of Oughrington Hall, Cheshire ; b. 1856 ; m. 1882
Annie Beridge, dau. of the late Eev. John Beridge Jebb,
M.A., of Walton Lodge, Derbyshire, and has, with
other issue, a son, * George Herbert Leigh, Lieut.
E G A., Special Reserve ; educated at Winchester and
at Magdalene CoU., Cambridge; b. 1886 ; m. 1914 Ruth
Christiana, dau. of Hugh Theodore Turner, Esq., of
Westbrook, Godalming, and has 2 daus. Mr. Leigh-
Mallory who was educated at King William's Coll.
and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1878, M.A.



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1881), and assumed the preHx surname of Leigh by
royal license 1914, is Vicar of St. John's, Birkenhead,
and joint Lord of the Manor and Patron of Mobberley.
—thi Manor House, Mobberley, Knutsford. Resi-
dence : St. John's Vicarage, Birkenhead, Cheshire.

LEIGH-WHITE,. Edwaed Eserton, Esq., of
Bantry House, co. Cork.
Only son of Egerton Leigh, Esq., of Jodrell Hall,
Cheshire, by his 1st wife Lady Elizabeth Mary
Gore White, who d. 1880, eldest dau. of William
Henry Hare Hedges, 3rd Earl of Bantry {ext.), of
Bantry House; b. 1876; m. 1904 Arethusa Floi
Gartside, eldest dau. of the late Peter James Duff
Hawker, Esq., of Longparish House, Hampshire, and
has 2 daus. Mr. Leigh- White, who was educated
Eton and at Merton Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1899), and
has assumed the additional surname of White,"
J.P. and D.L. for co. Cork, and was High Sheriff
1903.— ^areHry House, Bantry, co. Cork; WellingU
Club, s.w. ; Kildare Street Club, Dublin.

LEIGHTON, Sir Richard Tihbl, Bart., of
Loton Park, Shropshire.— Cr. 1692-3.
Only surviving son of Lieut.-Col. Sir Bryan Baldwyn,
Mawddwy Leighton, 9th Bart., R.A.F., Major T.F.
Reserve, late Major and temp. Lieut- Col. Westmorland
and Cumberland Yeo., T.D.,by Marg.aret Frances, 2nd
dau. of the late John Fletcher, Esq., of Saltoun,
Haddingtonshire; h. 1893; s. 1919. Sir Richard
Leighton, who was educated at Eton, is Capt. West-
morland and Cumberland Yeo. and R.A.F., and Patron
of 1 living. — Loton Park, Shrewsbury ; Bachelors', and
Bath Clubs, w. ; 8, Wellington Court, Knightsbridge,
s.w.

Heir Prei., hifl unole Oatbbert Leiceiter-Wftrren, Esq, (uAom



LEIGHTON, Major Bertie Edward Parker,
of Sweeney Hall, Shropshire.
Only son of Stanley Leighton, Esq., M.P., of Sweeney
Hall, who d. 1901, by Jessie Marie, dau. of the late
Henry Bertie Watkin'Williams-Wynn, Esq., of Nant-
y-Meiched, Montgomeryshire, and Howbery Park,
Oxfordshire, b. 1875. Major Leighton, who was edu-
cated at Eton and at tlie R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst, is
a J.P. and D.L. for Sliropshire, and Major h.p. 1st R.
Dragoons. — Sweeney Hall, near Oswestry, Shropshire ;
Cavalry Club, w. ; Boodles Club, s.w.

LEIGHTON-WARREN, of Tabley House,
Cheshire. See Leicester- Warren.

LEINSTER, Duke of (Maurice FitzGerald).
— Cr. 1766.

Eldest son of Gerald, 6th Duke, by Lady Hermione
Wilhelmina, who d. 1895, eldest dau. of William Ernest,
1st Earl of Feversham ; b. 1887; s. 1893; educated
at Eton ; sits in the House of Lords as Viscount
Leinster, G.B., cr. 1747.— Carton, Maynooth; Kilkea
Castle, Mageney, co. Kildare.

Heir Pres., his brother Lord Edward, an Hon. Lieut, in
the Array ; late temp. Lieut. 8tli (Service) Batt. W.
Yorkshire Regt. ; previonsly Lieut. Irisli Guards ; educated
at Eton ; h. 1R9S ; m. 1913 May, dau. of the late Jesse
BtheridRe, Esq., and has a son, • Gerald, b. 1914.

LEIR, Edward Methuen, Esq., of Charlton,
Goodrich, Herefordshire ; and of Bry-
neithin, Cardiganshire.
Eldest surviving son of the Rev. Charles Marriott Leir,
Rector of Charlton Musgrove, Somerset, who d. 1864,
by Frances Anne, who d. 1910, only dau. of the late
William EardleyRichardes,Esq., R.A., of Bryneithin ;



h. 185-t; m. 1879 Elizabeth Jane, 2nd dau. of the late
John George William Bonsall, Esq., of Fronfraith,
Cardiganshire. Mr. Leir is a Magistrate for Cardigan-
shire, and Lord of the Manor of Litton, Radnorshire. —
Bryneithin, Aberystwyth, Cardiganshire.

LEIR. See WUkins-Leir.

LEIR-CARLETON,Major-Gen.RiCHARD Lang-
ford, of Ditcheat Priory, Somerset.
Eldest son of the Rev. William Marriott Leir, of Dit-
cheat Priory, who d. 1891, by Mary Anne, dau. of the
late Edward Langford, Esq., of Trungle Manor, Corn-
wall ; b. 1841 ; m. 1887 Henrietta Anne, 1st Baroness
Dorchester (whom see). Major-Gen. Leir-Carleton, who
assumed the additional surname of Carleton by royal
license in 1888, is a J.P. for Somerset and for Hamp-
shire, a Major-Gen. ret.. Lord of the Manor of Alhamp-
ton , and Patron of the Rectorial Manor of Ditcheat,
and was formerly Col. Loyal North Lancashire Regt.
— Ditcheat Priory, Evercreeck, Somerset. Residence :
Greywcll Hill, Winchfield.

LEISHMAN, Major-Gen. Sir William Booa,
K.C.M.G., C.B., F.R.S., M.B., CM.,
F.R.C.P., P.R.F.P.S., LL.D., K.H.P.—
Cr. Kut. 1909, K.C.M.G. 1918.

Son of Professor William Leishman, M.D., of Glasgow
Univ., who d. 1895, by Augusta Selina, who d. 1918,
dau. of the late George Drevar, Esq., of Dublin ; h.
1865 ; m. 1902 Maud Elizabeth, eldest dau. of tlie late
Lieut.-Col. Edward Gunter, E. Lancashire Regt., of
Clifton. Sir William Leishman, who was educated at
Westminster and at Glasgow Univ. (M.B. and Mast.
Surg. 1886, F.R.C.P. London 19U), is a Major-Gen.
A.M.S., a Knight of Grace of the Order of St. John
of Jerusalem, and a Comm. of the Legion of Honour,
was Professor of Pathology at the R. Army Medical
Coll. 1903-14, and a Member of the Army Medical
Advisory Board, as expert in tropical diseases,19H-18,
and has been Hon. Physician to H.M. King George V.
since 1912; appointed Director of Pathology at the
War Office l


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