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torial Div. 1911-14, of the E. Command 1914-
15, of the 2nd Army, Central Force, 1915-16 and of
the 4th Army Corps in France 1916-18, and Gen.
Officer Commanding-In-Chief the E. Command
1918-19.

Deputy Assistant Adjutant-Gen

4 ; Assistant Adjutant-Gen. S. Command 1912-13 ; j a;V00LLC0MBE, GeoeGE AethUE Ley, Esq.

Director of Mobilization at the War Office 1913-15 ' ' - -

and Deputy Adjutant-Gen. Mediterranean Expedi-
tionary Force 191-5-16 ; appointed Director of

Organization at the War Office 191&.— Windermere,

Pampisford Boad, S. Croydon ; Army and Xavy

Club, s.w.



of Hemerdon, Devonshire

Only son of the Rev. George Ley Woollcombe, M.A.,
J.P., of Hemerdon, who d. 1902, by Edith, who d.
1910, youngest dau. of the late Henry Lambe, Esq.,
of Truro; b. 1864; m. 1911 Edith lone, only dau.
of Henry Hodge, Esq., J.P., of Duporth, St. Austell,
Cornwall. Mr. Woollcombe, who was educated at
Sherborne School and at Christ's Coll., Cambridge
(B.A. 1886, M.A. 1891) is a Magistrate for Devon-
shire and Lord of the Manor of Bickfordtown and
of half of the Manor of Hemerdon. — Hemerdon,
Plympton, Devonshire.



WOODWAED, EoBEET, Esq., of Arley Castle, I
W'orcestershire. I

Eldest son of Robert Woodward, Esq., J.P., of Arley j
Castle, who d. 1882, by Mary, who d. 1891, youngest I
dau. of the late William Hall, Esq., of Ripple, '
Worcestershire ; b. 1840 ; m. 1874 Mary Jane, eldest !

dau. of the late Eev. Dawson William Turner, D.C.L., I „„ AFiiMQ c„„ j^^,„.

and has, with other issue, a son, 'Alfred Chad WOOLLCOMBE-ADAMb. See Adams
Turner, Surgeon Out-Patients Hampstead Gen.
Hospital and London Temperance Hospital, and
Assistant Surgeon Belgrave Hospital for Children ;
educated at Edinburgh Univ. (M.B. and Ch. B. 1904,
F.R.C.S. Edin. 1908,F.R.C.S. Eng. 1911), at Freiburg
and at Berne; 6. 1880. Mr. Woodward, who was
educated at Radley and at Exeter Coll., Oxford
(B.A. 1801, M.A. 1864), and called to the Bar at the
Inner Temple 1863, is a J.P. for Staffordshire, and a
J.P. and D.L. for Worcestershire. — Arley Castle,
Bewdley ; New University Club, s.w.



WOODWAED, EoBEET Stopfoed, Esq., of

Hopton Court, Shropshire.

Eldest son of Vice-Adm. Robert Woodward, C.B., of

Hopton Court, who d. 1907, by Mary Kate, dau. of



WOOLEYCH, Lieut.-Col. Humphry Stephen,
of Croxley House, Hertfordshire.
Only son of the Rev. Humphry Fitzroy Woolrych,
M.A., Vicar of Oare, Faversham, Kent, who d. 1904,
by Mary Katherine, who d. 1914, eldest dau. of the
late Joseph Heapy Watson, Esq., of Longden, Wor-
cestershire ; b. 1868 ; s. his uncle William Richard
Woolrych, Esq., J.P., 1915 ; m. 1892 Sophie Clara,
younger dau. of the late Charles William Collis, Esq.,
of Hagley House, Stourbridge, Worcestershire, and
has with other issue, a son, ^Humphry Collis, Lieut.
R.N. ; educated at the R. Naval Colls, at Osborne
and Dartmouth ; b. 1893. Lieut.-Col. Woolrych, who
was educated at Haileybury and at the R. Mil. Coll.,
Sandhurst, is Major and Brevet Lieut.-Col. Reserve
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of Officers, Major ret., late 8th The King's (Liverpool
Eegt.), and is serving on the Embarkation Staff. —
cjo Messrs. Cox S Co., 16, Charing Cross, s.w.

+ WOOLS-SAMPSON, Sir Aubeey, K.C.B.—
Or. 1902.

Is an Hon. Col. in the Army ; late Lieut.-Col. 1st
Imperial Light Horse (which he raised) in S. Africa;
was a Member of the First Legislative Assembly
of the Transvaal Colony 1907-10 ; elected a Member
of the First Parliament of the Union of S. Africa
1910. — Johannesburg, Transvaal Colony, South
Africa.

WOOLSEY-BUTLER, Mrs., of Milestown, co.
Louth.

Alice, only child of Major-Gen. O'Brien Bellingham
Woolsey, J.P. and D.L., late ll.A., of Milestown and
Priorland, co. Louth, who d. 1910, by Anna, who d.
1905, eldest dau. of Sir John Walsham, 1st Bart. ;
m. 1887 Cecil Butler, Esq. (4th son of the late Hon.
Charles Lennox Butler), a Barrister-at-Law, who d.
1901, leaving a dau., 'Cecilia Frances ; m. 1912 Major
Bonald Edmund Barrow, 38th Dogras, Indian Army,
and has, with other issue, a son, * Cecil Ronald
Patrick, b. 1913. Mrs. Woolsey-Butler assumed the
prefix surname of Woolsey by royal license 1910.—
Milestown, Castle-Bellingham, co. Louth.

WOON, Gen. Sir John Blaxell, K.O.B.
-Cr. 1911.

Son of the late Capt. John Woon, K. Marines ; /'.
1856 ; in. 1901 Gwendolyn, youngest dau. of James
Taylor-Smith, Esq., J.P., of Gainford House, co.
Durham. Sir John Woon, who was educated at the
E. Naval School, New Cross, is a Gen. ret. late Indian
Army ; commanded a Brigade, Northern Command,
in India, 1904-7, the Sirhind Brigade, Northern
Ai-my, 1907-8, the Ferozepore Brigade, Northern
Army, 1908-10, the 5th (Mhow) Div., Southern
Army, 1910-11, and the 9th (Secunderabad) Div.,
Southern Aimy, 1911-14.

WOOSNAM, Chaeles William, Esq., of
Cefnllysgwynne, Breconshire.

Third son of Bichard Woosnam, Esq., of Glandwr,
Montgomeryshire, and of Tyn-y-graig, Breconshire,
who d. 1888, by Margaret, dau. of the late William
Bell, Esq., of Bellview, Queen's Co. ; 6. 1853 ; m.
1883 Minnie Sophia, dau. of the late William Daniel
Allen, Esq., of Endoliffe, near Sheffield, and has, with
other issue, * Ralph William, Lieut. Brecknockshire
Batt. S. Wales Borderers ; educated at Ch. Ch.,
Oxford (B.A. 1909) ; b. 1887. Mr. Woosnam was
educated at Exeter Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1875), and is
a Magistrate for cos. Brecon and Montgomery ; late
Capt. 1st Vol. Batt. S. Wales Borderers.— Ce/«%s-
gwijnne, Builth ; Constitutional Club, w.c.

WORCESTER, Marquis of. See under Beaufort.

WORCESTER, Bishop of (the Right Rev.
Eenest Haeold Pearce, Litt.D.).
Eldest son of James Pearce, Esq., of Savile Row, W.,
who d. 1901, by Jane Courtenay, who d. 1871, eldest
dau. of the late Walter Edmonds, Esq., of Penzance ;
6. 1865. The Bishop of Worcester, who was edu-
cated at Christ's Hospital and at Peterhouse, Cam-
bridge (B.A. 1887, M.A. 1891, Litt.D. 1917), was
Vicar of Ch. Ch., Newgate Street, with St. Leonard,
Foster Lane, 1895-1912 ; Professor of Bible History
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in Queen's Coll., London, 1896-9 ; Commissary to
the Archbishop of W. Indies 1897-1916 ; Canon of
Westminster 1911-19 ; Examming Chaplain to the
Bishop of Sahsbury 1911-19; Treasurer of West-
minster 1912-16 ; Vice-President of the British and
Foreign Bible Society 1914 ; Assistant Chaplain-
Gen., War Office (ranking as Brigadier-Gen.) 1915-19 ;
Archdeacon of Westminster 1916-18 ; Select Preacher
at Cambridge and Oxford 1917 and Chaplain to the
Order of St. John of Jerusalem 1917; Sub-Dean of
Westminster 1918-19 and Chaplain to H.M. King
George V. 1918-19 ; has been an Almoner of Christ's
Hospital since 1909 ; consecrated Bishop of Wor-
cester 1919 ; is Hon. Chaplain (previously Chaplain),
1st Class, T.F., T.D., and Patron of 1 Archdeaconry,
24 Hon. Canonries and 45 Uvings. — Hartleburij
Castle, Hartlebury, Kidderminster ; Atheiuxum
Club, s.w.

WORDSWORTH, the Rev. John, of Sock-
bridge, Westmorland.
Third son of the Kev. John Wordsworth, of Sock-
bridge, Rector of Plumbland, Cumberland, who d.
1875 (by his 1st wife Isabella, who d. 1849, eldest
dau. of the late Henry Curwen, Esq., of Workington
Hall, Cumberland), and grandson of the late William
Wordsworth, Esq., of Bydal (Poet Laureate); b.
1837 ; s. his brother William Wordsworth, Esq.,
CLE., D.C.L., 1917 ; m. 1869 Rose Geraldine, dau.
of the late Rev. A. Williams, of Upcerne, Dorsetshire,
and has, with other issue, a son, * John Stanley
Curwen, b. 1873 ; m. 1— Katherine Maude, dau. of
William Cave, Esq., of Northampton. Mr. Words-
worth, who was educated at Croft House, Brampton,
was Vicar of Eunerdale, Cumberland, 1876-8 and
Rector of Gosforth with Seascale, Cumberland, 1878-
95, and has been Vicar of All Hallows', Cumberland,
since 1895. — Residence : All Mallows' Vicarage,
Carlisle.

WORLINGHAM, Lord. See Gosford, Earl of.

WORMALD, Sir John, K.B.E., M.Inst.C.E.
— Cr. 1919.

B. 1859 ; TO. 1889 Eleanor Mabel, dau of the late
Henry Simms, of Oriel Lodge, Bath. Sir John
Wormald, who was educated at the R. High School,
Edinburgh, and at Edinburgh Univ., and was a
Member of the Munitions Finance Board, and Chair-
man of the Industries and Gen. Services Committees
of the War Cabinet 1916-19, is Director of Mather
& Piatt Ltd., Mechanical, Electrical and Hydraulic
Engineers, of Manchester and Westminster, a J.P.
for Oxfordshire (High Sheriff 1915-16) and Lord of
the Manor of N. Sioke.— Springs, North Stoke,
Oxfordshire ; Brooks's, and Reform Clubs, s.w. ;
Cavendish Club, w. ; 87, Sloaw Street, s.w.

WORMALD, Major William Francis, of
Sawley, and Willerby Wold, Yorkshire.

Only sou of Edmund Wormald, Esq., who d. 1886, by
Catherine Amelia, youngest dau. of the late Rev.
Edward Ollivant, of Erbistock, Denbighshire ; 6.
1880 ; s. his grandfather Henry Wormald Wormald,
Esq., 1894; m. 1902CecilIsabellaJocelyn, eldest dau.
of the late George Low, Esq., 2nd son of the late
James Low, Esq., of The Laws, Berwickshire, and
has, with other issue, a son, * Harry, 6. 1907. Major
Wormald, who was educated at Rugby and at the
R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst, and was formerly Lieut.
4th Hussars, is Major ret., late Capt. Yorkshire
Hussars Yeo., and Lord of the Manor of Sawley. —
Willerby Wold, Ganton, Scarborough; Cavalry
Club, w.



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+ WORRALL, Edwaed, Esq., of Wing, Rut-
land.

Second son of James Worrall, Esq., of Oldfield, Lan-
cashire, wbo d. 1890; b. 18—; m. 18— Harriet,

who d. 1908, dau. of , and has a dau.,

Dorothy Heater; m. 1912 Philip Worrall, Esq., of
Attington House, Tetsworth, Oxfordshire, and has,

with other issue, a son, , b. 1914. Mr.

Worrall is a Magistrate for Rutland and was High
Sheriff IH'iO. — Wing House, near Oakliam.

WORSLEY, Lord. See under Faucanberg and
Conyers, Baroness, and Yarborough, Earl of.

WORSLEY, Sir William Henry Arthing-
TON, Bart., of Hovingham, Yorkshire. —
Cr. 1838.

Elder son of Arthington Worsley, Esq., who d. 18G1,
by Marianne Christina, who d. 1893, dau. of the late
Col. the Hon. Henry Hely-Hutohinson ; b. 1861 ; s.
his uncle Sir William Cayley Worsley, 2nd Bart.,
1897 ; TO. 1887 Augusta Mary, who d. 1913, eldest
dau. of the late Edward Chivers Bower, Esq., of
Broxholme, Yorkshire. Sir William Worsley, who
was educated at Eton and at New Coll., Oxford (B.A.
1884), is a J.P., D.L. and C. Aid. for the N. Riding
of Yorkshire, Chairman of the Education Committee,
a Member of the York House of Laymen, temp. Lieut.
2nd Batt. N. Riding of Yorkshire Vol. Regt., and
Patron of 1 living ; formerly Major 2nd Vol. Batt.
Princess of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regt. — -ffoymgf-
hani Hall, Malton, Yorkshire.

Ileir, his sou William Arthington, Oapt. Alerandra. Princess
of Wales's Own Yorkshire Regt. ; educated at Eton and
at Univ. Coll.,0.xford ; i>. 1890.



WORSLEY, Lady.

Susan Elizabeth, youngest dau. of the late Henry
Wyndham Phillips, Esq., of Greenroyd, Ripon ; m.
1896 as 2nd wife Sir William Cayley Worsley, 2nd
Bart., who d. 1897.— irooZ Kiwll, Hovingham,
Malton, Yorkshire.

WORSLEY. See Tindal, of Highjields, Derbyshire.

WORSLEY-TAYLOR, Sir Henry Wilson,
Bart., K.C., of Moreton Hall, Lancashire.
-Cr. 1917.
Only son of James Worsley, Esq., of The Laund,
Accrington, who d. 1869, by Alice, dau. of the late
Henry Clegg, Esq., of Altham, Lancashire ; b. 1847 ;
m. 1871 Harriette Sayer, who d. 1913, only dau. of
Sir Edward WiUiam Watkin, 1st Bart. {ext.). Sir
Henry Worsley-Taylor, who was educated at Harrow
and at Exeter Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1870), called to the
Bar at the Middle Temple 1871, assumed the ad-
ditional surname of Taylor by royal license 1881
under the will of his cousin. Miss Pilling Taylor,
appointed a Q.C. 1891, and elected a Bencher 1894,
is a J.P. and D.L. for Lancashire, and a J.P. for the
W. Riding of Yorkshire, and was Chairman of the
Lancashire Quarter Sessions at Preston 1893-1917,
Recorder of Preston 1893-8, and M.P. for the
Blackpool Div. of Lancashire 1900-6. — Morc«o)i
Hall, Whalley ; Carlton, and ConservTtive Clubs,



/eir, his son James, a Magistrate for Lancashire, an Hon
Capt. iu the Army, and Lieut.-Ool. ret, lace SrdBitt. The
Kiug'B Own (R. Lnncaster Re^t.); b. 1872 : m. 1914 Audrey
Frances Philipsou, youngest dau. of Sir Frederic Samuel
Philipson Pbilipsoo-Stow, 1st Bart., o( Blaokdown House,
Sussex, and has a sou, 'John Godfrey, b. 1916.



WORSLEY- WORSWICK, Richard Joseph,
Esq., of Normanton Hall, Leicestershire.
Eldest son of Major William Worsley-Worswick, J.P.
and D.L., late 37th Foot, of Normanton Hall, who
d. 1913, by Ellen, eldest dau. of the late Robert Sadleir
Moody, Esq., of Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire ; b. 1874 ;
m. 1907 Frances Gertrude Somers, O.B.E., eldest dau.
of Francis Egerton Harding, Esq., of Old Springs,
Staffordshire. Mr. Worsley-Worswick, who was
educated at Ampleforth, is Lord of the Manors of
Normanton, and Knowle and Bassett House. —
Residence : Frankton House, near Eughy.

WORTHINGTON, Col. Sir Edward Scott,
K.C.V.O., C.B., C.M.G.— Cr. Knt. 1918,
K.C.V.O. 1918.
Youngest son of Edward Scott Worthington, Esq. ;
b. 1876 ; TO. 1914 Winifred Jean, only dau. of the
late John Wallace, Esq., of Glassingall, Perthshire.
Sir Edward Worthington, who was educated at Trinity
Univ., Toronto (M.D. and CM. 1897, M.R.C.S. and
L.R.C.P. London 1897), is Lieut.-Col. and Brevet
Col. R.A.M.C, a Knight of Grace of the Order of St.
John of Jerusalem and an OfBcer of the Belgian
Order of Leopold ; was Civil Surgeon in S. Africa
1899-1902, Medical Officer on the Staff of H.H.H.
the Duke of Connaught and Streathearn during his
visit to S. Africa for the opening of the Union of S.
Africa ParUament 1910, Medical Officer to H.R.H.
(Governor-Gen. of Canada) 1911-14, and Deputy
Assistant Director-Gen. 1917-18 ; appointed Physi-
cian to H.R.H. the Duke of Connaught and Strathearn
1917 and an Assistant Director-Gen. 1918.— iJ.
Automobile Club, s.w.

WORTHINGTON, Henry Hugo, Esq., of
Sale Old Hall, Cheshire; and of Wy-
combe Court, Buckinghamshire.

Elder son of James Worthington, Esq., J.P., of Sale
Old Hall, who d. 1887, by Mary, who d. 1904, eldest
dau. of the late Henry MoConnel, Esq., of Cress-
brook; b. 18-57 ; TO. 1883 Amelia Maud, dau. of the
late Matthew Kennedy, Esq., of Ambleside, and has
with other issue, a son, "James Henry, F.R.A.S. ;
educated at Wadham Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1908, M.A.
1912) ; b. 1884. Mr. Worthington, who was educated
at Oriel CoU., Oxford (B.A. and M.A. 1890), is a J.P.
for Buckinghamshire (High Sheriff 1917).— TFj/cojiite
Court, Lane End, High Wycombe, Buckingham-
shire.

WORTHINGTON, Mrs., of The Mount, Whit-
church, Shropshire.
Mary Darell, elder dau. of the Rev. Llewelyn Brookes
Vawdrey, M.A., of Tushingham Hall, Cheshire, who
d. 1916, by Louisa Maria, 4th dau. of the late Rev.
George Lloyd, Vicar of Gresley, Derbyshire; m.
1912 Samuel Worthington, Esq., of The Mount, a
Barrister-at-Law and Lieut. B.H.A., TJF., who d.
(killed in action) 1917, leaving a dau., Margaret
Marian.— r/te Mount, WlUtchurch, Shropshire.

WORTHINGTON, William Worthington,
Esq., of Maple Hayes, Staffordshire.
Only son of Albert Octavius Worthington, Esq., J.P.
and D.L., of Maple Hayes, who d. 1918, by Sarah
Elizabeth, who d. 1913, only dau. of the late John
Etty, Esq., of Malton, Yorkshire ; b. 1871 ; m. 1901
Lady Muriel Gladwys Finch, younger dau. of Charles
Wightwick, 8th Earl of Aylesford, and has, with
other issue, a son, *Wiiram Greville, educated at
Eton ; 6. 1 903. Mr. Worthington, who was educated
at Charterhouse and at New Coll., Oxford (B.A. and



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M.A. 1900), is a Magistrate for Staffordshire and for
Derbyshire, Lord of the Manor of Pype-cum Membris
and Patron of 1 living.- -il/ap^e Hayes, near Lichfeld.
Staffordshire : The Old Hall, Netherseale, Ashiy-
de-ia-Zouch ; Junior Carlton, arid White's Clubs, s.w.

WOETHINGTON, of Haregate, Staffordshire.

See Wilson, of Hillesdon, Staffordshire.

WORTHINGTON-EVANS, the Eight Hon.
Sir Laming Worthington, Bart. — Cr.
1916.

Elder son of Worthington Evans, Esq., who d. 1901,
by Susannah, who d. 1891, dau. of the late James
Laming, Esq., of Birehington Hall, Kent ; b. 1868; m.
1898 Gertrude Annie, dau. of William Hale, Esq. Sir
Laming Worthington-Evans, who was educated at
Eastbourne Coll. and privately, admitted a Solicitor
1890, but does not practise, and assumed the preiix
surname of Worthington by royal license 1916, is a
Vice-chairman of the National Unionist Association
and the Author of several works on Company Law ;
was formerl) Capt. '2nd Middlesex Art. Vols., a Mem-
ber of the Board of Trade Committee for Eeform of
Company Law 1905, Inspector of Administrative
Services, Northern Command, with the temp, rank
of Major, 1914-1.5, Private Secretary (unpaid) to the
Financial Secretary to the War Office 1915-16 ;
Controller of the Foreign Trade Department of the
Foreign Office 1916 ; Parliamentary Secretary to the
Ministry of Munitions Dec. 1916-191S; Parlia-
mentary and Financial Secretary 191K and Minister
of Blockade 1918-19 ; appointed Minister of Pensions
1919; sat as M. P. for Colchester Jan. ) 910-1918, and
has sat for the Colchester Div. of Essex since 1918. —
Doghurst, Limpsjield, Surrey : Carlton, and Junior
Carltoti Clubs, s.w. ; City Carlton Cluh, e.c. ; 7,
Grosvenor Crescent, s.w.



WOETHINGTON-WEIGHT, Samuel, Esq.,
of Flixton, Lancashire.

Eldest son of William Wright Worthington-Wright,
Esq., J.P., of Flixton (who assumed the latter surname
in 1847, and d. 1879), by Margaret Amelia, dau. of
the late Thomas Lee, Esq. ; b. lBo9.—FH.vto7i House,
Manchester.

WOETLEY." See Stuart of Wortley, Lord, and
Stuart- Worthy.

WOETLEY-MACKENZIE. See ]Vhamcliffe,
Earl of.

WOSTENHOLM, of Kenwood Park. See
Beaummit.

WOULFE, Mrs., formerly of Tiermaclane,
CO. Clare ; and of Strangford House, co.
Down.

Alice Maud, youngest dau. of Edward Blackburn,
Esq.. of Haine, Devonshire, who d. 1«87; m. 1881
as his 2nd wife Stephen Roland Woulfe, Esq., of
Tiermaclane, and of Strangford House, a J.P. for
cos. Clare (High Sheriff 1876) and Down (High
Sheriff 1874) ; formerly Capt. Hunts Militia ; prev-
iously in the 7th Fusiliers, who d. 1899, leaving
a dau., Hylda Maud; m. 1911 Cecil Phelips
Goodden, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, and temp. Capt.
R.M., and has 4 daus. — The Wliite House, Rustincj-
ton, Sussex.



+ WEAGG, Lady.

Anne, dau. of the late John Smith, Esq., of Sheffield ;
III. 1867 Sir Walter Thomas Wragg.F.R.C.L, D.C.L.,
a J.P. for the Isle of Man, a Member of the British
and American Archaeological Society, Rome, and a
Barrister-at-Law, who was a District Judge, Ceylon,
1868-83, a Puisne Justice, Supreme Court, Natal,
1883-8, and Senior Puisne Justice (acted as Chief
Justice 1897-81 1888-99, and who was cr. Knt. 1891
and d. 1913.

WEAITH, Laweence Haegkeaves, Esq.,
formerly of Newfield, Lancashire.
Son of the late Samuel Hope Wraith, Esq., J.P., of
Darwen, Lancashire, by Jane, dau. of the late
Richard Cunliffe, Esq.;" b. 1848; m. 1872 Eliza
Marian Burton, who d. 1918, dau. of the late Henry
Charles Duckle, Esq., of Pilham Hall, Lincolnshire,
and has. with other issue, Henry Duckle, called to
the Bar at the Inner Temple 1895 ; educated at
Marlborough and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A.
and LL.B. 1893, M.A. 1899); b. 1872; m. 1902
Catharine Jane, dau. of the late Thomas Turner,
Esq., J.P.,andhas, with other issue, a son, Lawrence
Geoffrey Duckle, b. 1907. Mr. Wraith is a J.P. for
Lancashire, and was County Director and Hon. Sec-
retary of the British Bed Cross Society (Surrey
Branch) 1914-17 and formerly Local Government
Board Auditor for the S. Eastern Cos. — Cushendall,
Guildford ; Constitutional Chtb, w.c.

WEANGHAM, Major Digby Francis, for-
merly of Hotham House, Yorkshire.

Eldest son of Walter Francis Wrangham, Esq.. of
Hotham House, who d. 1893, by Fanny, only dau. of
the late John Grimston, Esq., of Neswick, Yorkshire ;
b. 1869 ; m. 1899 Anna Maria, younger dau. of the
latt Col. Arthur Brooksbank, of Middleton Hall,
Yorkshire, and has, with other issue, John Digby,
Lieut. Uth Hussars; educated at the B. Mil. Coll.,
Sandhurst ; b. 1900. Major Wrangham, who was
educated at Ripon and at the R. Agricultural Coll.,
is a Magistrate for the E. Riding of Yorkshire, and
Major 3rd Batt. E. Yorkshire ^egi.—Netlier Hall,
Nafferton, Yorkshire.

WEAXALL, Sir Charles Peedeeick Las-
CELLES, Bart.— Cr. 1813.
Only son of Sir Morville William Wraxall, 6th Bart., by
Honorine Herminia, dau. of the late John Lanzon, of
Alexandria, Egypt ; b. 1896 ; s. 1902.

Heir Pm., his uncle Charles Edward Lascelles (2nd son of
Sir Morville William Nathaniel Wraxall, 6th Bart., wli,. ,/.
1898. by Susannah Harriet Claringbold, who d. IS84), e.la-
cated at Warren Farm School, Brighton ; b. 1.S08.

WEAXALL, Lauea, Lady.
Dau. of the late Edward Hammond, Esq. ; to. 1855 Sir
Horatio Henry Wraxall, 4th Bart., who d.s.p. 1882.

WEEFOED, John FEEDERicK,Esq., of Clanna-
borough, Devonshire.
Second sou of John Wreford, Esq., J. P., of Clanna-
borough, who d. 1900, by Rachel Matilda, who d. 1894,
eldest dau. of the late Rev. William Hockin Braund,
of Ash, Somerset ; b. 1859 ; m. 1895 Marion Gertrude,
dau. of the late Alexander John Johnston, Esq.,
of Dublin, and has, with other issue, a son, * John
Morell ReynaU, Lieut, ret., late Irish Guards, Special
Reserve ; educated at Winchester ; b. 1898. Mr.
Wreford, who was educated at Winchester and at
Exeter Coll., Oxford (B.A. 1881), is Lord of the
Manor of Clannaborough. — Clannaborough, Bow,
Devonshire ; Residence : Harracott House, Umber-
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WEE FORD, Mrs., of Broughton House, Kent.
Diana Beatrice Annie, youngest dau. of Col. William
Assheton Cro.'ss, .T.P. and D.L., of Red Seal', Lanca-
shire, who d. 1S83, by Katherine Matilda, who d. 1871,
4th dan. of the late' Charles Winn, Esq., of Nostell
Priory, Yorkshire ; m. Ifi84 Major William Langmore
Wreford, late Loyal N. Lancashire Eegt., previously
Lieut. R. Berkshire Regt., of Bx-oughton House, a J.P.

for Kent, who d. 1917, leaving 3 daus Broughton

ffonse, Dunton Green, Serenoahs.

WRENBURY, Lord (Henry Burton Buck-
ley, RC.).— Or. 1915.

Fourth son nf the Rev. .John Wall Buckley, Vicar of
St. Mary's, Paddington, who d. 1883, by Elizabeth,
who d. 1889, dau. of the late Thomas Burton, Esq. ;
b. 184.5 ; m. 1887 Bertha Margaretta, 3rd dau. of the
late Charles Edward Jones, Esq. Lord Wrenbury,
who was educated at Merchant Taylors' and at Christ's
Coll., Cambridge, of which he was Scholar and
Fellow, and was in 1901 elected an Hon. Fellow
fB.A. 1868, M.A. 1871), called to the Bar at Lincoln's
Inn 1869, appointed a Q.C. 1886, and elected a
Bencher 1891, was a Judge of the High Court of
Justice, Chancery Div., 1900-6, and a Lord Justice
of Appeal 1906-15.— OZrf Castle, Dallington, Sussex;
AthencEUm Club, s.w. ; 7, Melhury Road, Kensing.
ton, TT.

Heir, his son Bryan Burton, Lient. T.F. Reservp, late 12th
(Oo. of London) Batt. London Regt. ; called to the Bar
at Lincoln's Inn 1913; edncated at Eton and at King's
Coll., Oambridge (B.A. 19121: 6.1890.

WRENCH, the Right Hon. Peedeeick
Steingee, of Killacoona, co. Dublin.

Only son of the Rev. Frederick Wrench, J.P., of
Stowting, who d. 1880, by Eliza Mary, dau. of the
late Capt. J. L. Stringer ; b. 1849 ; m. 187'2 Char-
lotte Mary, 3rd dau. of Sir Alan Edward Bellingham,
3rd Bart., and has, with other issue, a son, *John
Evelyn Leslie, C.M.G., Major R.A.F. ; has the
Italian Order of St. Maurice and St. Lazarus ;
educated at Summerfield, at Eton and abroad ; b.
1882. Mr. Wrench, who was educated at Haileybury
Coll. and at Exeter Coll., Oxford, is a D.L. for co.
Wicklow, a J.P. for cos. Monaghan, Fermanagh, and
Cavan, a Land and Estates Commissioner for Ireland,
Vice-President of the R. DubHn Society, Past Presi-
dent of the Shorthorn Society of Great Britain and
Ireland, and a Member of the Council of the R.
Agricultural Society of England, represented Agri-
culture on the Congested Dists. Board for Ireland
1891-1903 and was Chairman of the Food Control
Committee for Ireland 1917-18; appointed Chief
Commissioner of the Irish Estates Commission
191S.— Killacoona, Balli/brack, co. Dublin; 24,
Upper Merrion Street, Dublin ; Carlton Club, s.w. ;
Kildare Street Club, Dublin; R. Si. George Yacht
Club, Kingstoion.

WREY, Sir Philip Bouechier Sheeaed,
Bart., of Trebitch, Cornwall.— Cr. 1628.

Second son of Sir Henry Bourohier Toke Wrey, 10th
Bart., who d. 1900, by the Hon. Marianne Sarah,


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