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, with other
issue, a son, * John Russell, b. 1910. Mrs. Watson
is joint owner of the .above estate with her late
husband's brother William Henry Watson, Esq.

{wliom see) Residence : Milhorne Wick, Sherborne,

Dorsetshire.

WATSON, Mrs., of Minsted, Sussex.

Amy, younger dau. of Nathaniel Weekes, Esq., of
Guillard'sOak,whod.l889,byLaur:,,a:,:....nii- late
Sir Henry Cumming, K.C.B. ; vi. 1 ' ' " mi
Henry Watson, of Minsted, a J.P. t- -la

Col. ret. R.A., who d. 1899.— il/i"/"/. >- '/./-
hurst.

WATSON, Mrs., of Sidwood, Northumberland.
Florence Elizabeth, 2nd dau. of John Peter Mulcaster,
Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Benwell Park, Northumberland,
who d. 1887, by Anna Mary Isabella, who d. 1912,
elder dau. of the late Stephen Reed, Esq., of The Crag,
Northumberland; m. 1893, as his 2nd wife, John
William Watson, Esq., of Sidwood, a J.P. for North-
umberland, who d. 1914, leaving (by his 1st wife
Constance Laura, who d. 1892, dau. of the late
Matthew Stobart, Esq., of Beechburn Grange, co.
Durham), with other issue, a son, * George Hubert,
educated at Harrow ; b. 1886.— Sidwood, Belting-
ham, Northumberland.

WATSON, EiCHAED HuxHAM, Esq., of Brook-
field, Devon.

Only son of the late Richard Watson, Esq., of
Dorsley, by Maria, dau. of the late Samuel Huxham,
Esq.; b. 1826; m. 1864 Jane, dau. of the late
William Webber, Esq., J.P., of Totnes, and has a
dau., * Eleanor. Mr. Watson, who was educated at
Glasgow and Edinburgh Univs., is a J.P. and D.L.
for Devon.— Broo/c^cZd, Totnes.

WATSON, Egbert William SETON-, Esq.,
D.Litt., of Ayton, Perthshire.
Only son of William Livingstone Watson, Esq., of
Ayton and Balmanno, Perthshire, who d. 1903, by
Elizabeth Lindsay, who d. 1899, eldest dau. of George
Seton, Esq., late of St. Bennet's, Midlothian ; b. 1879 ;
m. 1911 Marion Esther, only dau. of the late Edward
Stack, Esq., Bengal Civil Service, and has, with other
issue, a son, * George Hugh Nicholas, h. 1916. Mr.
Seton-Watson was educated at Winchester and at
New Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1902, M.A. 1905, D.Litt.
I'dW).— Ayton House, by Abernethy, Perthshire;
SaviU, and Albemarle Clubs, w.; 1, Buckingham
Street, s.w.



WATSON, the Rev. Wentwoeth, of Rocking-
ham Castle, Northamptonshire.
Third son of the Hon. Richard Watson, of Rocking-
ham Castle, who d. 18-52, by Lavinia Jane, who d. 1886,
dau. of the late Lord George Quin ; b. 1848 ; m. 1903
Eveleen Frances, younger dau. of the late Rev.
Frederick Manners Stopford, Rector of Tichmarsh,
Northamptonshire. Mr. Watson, who was educated
at Eton and at Ch. Ch., Oxford (B.A. 1869, M.A.
1878), was Vicar of Monmouth 1879-92, of St.



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's, Oxford, 1892-6, and of Abingdon 1896-
1900, and is a Magistrate for Northamptonshire, a
Lord of the Manors of Kettering and Rockingham,
and Patron of 3 livings. — Bockiiigham Castle,
NortlMJiiptonshire ; Travellers' Club, s.w.

WATSON, WiLFEED Fbancis Heebert, Esq.,
of Ballingarrane, co. Tipperary.

Elder surviving son of Lieut. -Col. Solomon Watson,
.J. P. and D.L., late E.F.A., of Ballingarrane, who d.
1917, by the Hon. Elnith Georgina Isabel de Beau-
champ, elder dau. of Henry George, 17th Lord Teyn-
ham; b. 1892; to. 1919 Evelyn Irene Hamilton,
only child of the late Ai-thur J. H. Wills, Esq.
Mr. Watson was educated at Eton. — Ballingarrane,
Clmimel, co. I'ipperary ; Cavendish Club, w. ; Turf
Club, Cairo.

WATSON, William Henky, Esq., F.G.S.,
F.C.S., of Braystones House, Cumberland.

Only surviving son of Henry Hough Watson, Esq.,
J.P., of Braystones House, who d. 1886, by Jane, dau.
of the late William Atkinson, Esq. ; b. 1859 ; m. 1892
Florence Maud, only dau. of the late Frederick
Priestley, Esq., of Donnington, Middlesex, and has,
with other issue, a son, * Henry Hough, b. 1893.
Mr. Watson is a J.P. (1892) for Cumberland, and
joint owner with Mrs. Watson (wlwm see) of Bray-
stones House. — Braystones House, Cumberland.

WATSON, Capt. William Scott, of Bumhead,
Eoxburgb shire.

Eldest son of William Scott Watson, Esq., of Burn-
head, who d. 1885, by Louisa Sarah, dau. of the late
Thomas Dennis, Esq., of Pilton, Devon ; 6. 1855 ; m.
1892 Mabel Agnes, 4th dau. of the late Lieut.-Col.
Thomas Mahon, K.A., and has, with other issue, a
son, *William Scott, M.C., Capt. R.F.A. ; educated
at the R. Mil. Academy, Woolwich; b. 1893; m.
1918 Gladys Mary, only dau. of the late Major
Herbert Thomas de Carteret Hobbs, Wiltshire and
W. Yorkshire Eegta., of Barnaboy, King's Co. Capt.
Scott Watson, who was educated at Trinity Hall,
Cambridge (B.A. 1876), is a Magistrate for Rox-
burghshire, and Capt. late Essex Regt.— Residence :
8, The Esplanade, Plymouth; New Club, Edin-
biirgh.

WATSON, of Berwick House, Shropshire.

See Fhilliptps.
WATSON-AKMSTEONG. See Armstrong, Lord.

WATSON-GANDY, Mrs., of Heaves, West-
morlaDd.
Annis Vere, only child of James Gandy Gandy, Esq.,
J.P. and D.L., of Heaves, who d. 1917, by Annie Lucy
Stanley, youngest dau. of the late John Nash Tyli-
dale, Esq., M.A., Barrister-at-Law ; m. 1906 Major
William Donald Paul Watson, M.C. (elder son of the
late Wilham Clarence Watson, Esq., J.P. and D.L.,
of Colworth House, Bedfordshire), a J.P. for Bedford,
shire, and Capt. and Brevet Major Reserve of
Officers, late Lieut. 2nd Dragoons (R. Scots Greys),
who assumed the additional surname of Gandy by
deed poll 1918, and has, with other issue, a son,
*Jame8 Donald, b. 1908.— Heaves, Kendal, West-
morland.

WATSON-TAYLOE, Geoege Simon Aethue,
Esq., of Erlestoke Park, and Erchfont
Manor, Wilts.

Eldest son of Simon Watson-Taylor, Esq., M.P., of
Erlestoke Park, and of Erchfont Manor, who d. 1902,
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by Lady Hannah Charlotte, who d. 1887, 2nd dau. of
George,8th Marquis of Tweeddale ; b. 1850 ; m. 1895
Evelyn Matilda Georgina (who obtained a judicial
separation 1905), youngest dau. of the late Henry
FitzBoy, Esq., of Salcey Lawn, Northamptonshire.
Mr. Watson-Taylor, who was educated at Eton and
at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1873, M.A. 1879), is
a J.P. and D.L. for Wilts (High Sheriff 1914) ; late
Capt. R. Wiltshire Yeo. Cav. — Erlestoke Park,
Devices.

WATT, the Hon. Sir Thomas, K.C.M.G.—
Cr. 1912.

Eldest son of Thomas Watt, Esq., of Glasgow, who
d. 1902 ; b. 1857 ; to. 1886 May, dau. of the late
George Lindup, Esq., of Kensington. Sir Thomas
Watt, who was educated at Glasgow Univ., was
Minister of Justice and Defence and M.E.C. Natal
1903-6, and one of the Natal Delegates to the S. African
National Convention ; has practised as an Attorney
and Advocate in Natal since 1885, has been a Member
of the Parliament of the Union of S. Africa since 1910,
and was Minister of Posts and Telegraphs and of
Public Works 1912-15; appointed Minister of the
Interior and of Public Works 19W.— Newcastle, Natal.

WATT, Sir Gbokge, Knt., CLE., F.L.S.—
Cr. 1903.

Second son of the late John Watt, Esq., of Old Mel-
drum, Aberdeenshire ; b. 1851 ; vi. 1873 Jane, dau.
of the late Robert Simmie, Esq. Sir George Watt,
who was educated at Aberdeen and at Glasgow Univ.
(M.B. 1873, Hon. LL.D., Aberdeen 1904, and Glasgow
1907), was Professor of Botany at Calcutta Univ.
1873-84, Reporter on Economic Products in the
Revenue and Agricultural Department of the
Government of India 1884-1903, and Superintendent
Industrial Section of the Indian Museum, CaloJtta,
1894-1903. — Annandale House, Lockerbie, lY.B. ;
Savage Club, w.c.

WATT, Lieut.-Col. Alexandee Fitzqeeald,
D.S.O., of Hemingford Grey, Hunting-
donshire.
Eldest son of Alexander Younger Watt, Esq., of Cado-
gan Gardens, S.W., who d. 1914, by Georgina, who
(/. 1911, dau. of George Fitzgerald, Esq. ; 6. 1872 ; m.
1902 Augusta Georgina Charlotte, only child of the
late Augustine Robert Whiteway, Esq., Barrister-at-
Law, of Hemingford Grey, and has a dau. Geraldine
Amelia. Lieut.-Col. Watt, who was educated privately
and at Jesus Coll., Cambridge, is Major and Brevet
Lieut.-Col. Yorkshire Hussars Yeo., T.D., a ChevaUer
of the Legion of Honour, and Patron of 1 living, was
A.D.C. to the Inspector-Gen. of the Forces 1907-12,
and to F.M. Viscount French of Ypres, Comm.
B.E.F., 1914-15, Private Secretary to the Chief of
the Imperial Gen. Staff 1912-14 ; A.D.C. to the F.M.
Commanding-in-Chief the Home Forces 1916-18
and Comptroller of the Household to the Lord
Lieut, of Ireland 1918-19.— Hemingford Grey, St.
Ives, Huntingdmishire ; Marlboivugh, Arthur's, and
B. Automobile Clubs, s.w.; Cavalry Club, w. ;
Yorkshire Club, York; 2, Albert Gate Court,
Knightsbridge, s.w.

WATT, Alveey Digby HALL, Esq., of Bishop
Burton Hall, and Carhead, Yorkshire.

Younger son of Ernest Richard Bradley Hall Watt,
Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Bishop Burton HaU,and Car-
head, who d. 1908, by Julia Philadelphia (who m.
2ndly 1913 Gervas Malcolm Eyre, Esq.), 2nd dau.
of the late Digby Cayley, Esq., of Norton Grove,



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Yorkshire; 6. 1901; s. his brother BiehardHaU Watt,
Esq., Lieut. Grenadier Guards, who was killed in
action, 1017. Mr. Hall Watt, who was educated at
Eton, is Lord of the Manors of Bishop Burton and
Carhead, and Patron of 1 living.— Bis/wp Burtim
Hall, Beverley ; Carliead, Skipton, Yorkshire.

WATT, Andrew Albxandee, Esq., of Thorn
Hill, CO. Londonderry.
Eldest son of Samuel Watt, Esq., of Thorn Hill,
who d. 1872, by Jane, who d. 1899, dau. of the late
Capt. Robert Newman; b. 1853; m. 1875 Violet
Flora, only dau. of the late George de Burgh, Esq.,
of Millbanke House, co. Kildare, and has, with other
issue, a son, *Samuel Alexander, Capt. ret., late S. Irish
Horse; b. 1876; m. 1900 Blanche Moore, only dau.
of Alfred Moore Munn, Esq., of West Bank, London-
derry, and has, with other issue, a son, * Terence, h.
1900. Mr. Watt is a D.L. for co. Donegal, and
was High Sheriff of co. Londonderry ISm.—Tliorn
Hill, Londonderry ; Boodle's Clnb. s.w. ; Kildare
Street Club, Dublin; Northern Counties' Club,
Londonderry ; Ulster Club, Belfast.

WATT, James, Esq., of Claragh, co. Donegal.

Son of the late James Watt, Esq., of Claragh; b.
1860; m. 1888 Sydney Wilhelmina Salisbury, 3rd
dau. of the lateEichard Thomas Montgomery, Esq., of
Beaulieu, co. Louth, and has, with other issue, a son,
* David Montgomery, 6. 1890. Mr. Watt was High
Sheriff of co. Donegal 1889. — Claragh, Ramelion.

WATT, Major James Miller GIBSON-, of
Doldowlod, Radnorshire ; and of Heath-
field, Staffordshire.
Only son of James Watt Gibson-Watt, Esq., of
Doldowlod, and of Heathfield, who d. 1891, by
Emma Henrietta, dau. of the late Henry O'Reilly
Hoey, Esq., of Knuzden, Lancashire ; b. 1875 ; m.
1911 Marjorie Adela, eldest dau. of Lieut.-Col. Henry
George Ricardo, D.S.O., of Gatcombe Park, Glouces-
tershire, and has, with other issue, a son, * James
David, 6. 1918. Major Gibson-Watt, who was edu-
cated at Eton and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A.
1898), is a Magistrate for Radnorshire (High Sheriff
1908), and for Breconshire (was on the roll for High
Sheriff for 1900). and Major 3rd Batt. S. Wales Bor-
derers. — Doldou'lod, Rhayader, Radnorshire.

WATT, Miss, of Speke, Lancashire; and of
Spott, Haddingtonshire.

Adelaide, dau. and heiress of Richard Watt, Esq
4th R. Lancashire Militia, of Speke and of Bishop
Burton, Yorkshire, who d. 1865, by Adelaide, who d
1861, dau. of the late William Hignett, Esq., of
Chester. Miss Watt is Lady of the Manor of Speke
and Patron of 2 liwiDgs.— SiJeke Hall, Garston, Liver-
pool ; Spott House, Dunbar, Haddingtonshire.

WATT, Mrs., of Skaill House, co. Orkney.

Mary Charlotte, youngest dau. of Robert Barry, Esq.,
Lieut. R.M., whofZ. 1841, by Susan, who d. 1866, dau.
of the late John Harrison, Esq. ; m. 1885 William
George Thomas Watt, Esq., of Skaill House, a J. P.
and D.L. for co. Orkney and Shetland, who d.s.p.
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