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of sir John P'ortcscne, of Salden, co. Bucks,
K.B., by whom (who rf. 3 Nov. 1617) he had
no issue; and, 2dly, Mary, da. of sir Francis
Smith, and sister to Charles, 1st baron Car-
rington ; by her sir Robert had four sons
and one da., whereof only,

1. Sir Francis, 2d bart., survivedhim.

2. Anna, m. Edward (iuildford, esq., fa-
ther of sir Robert Guildford, bart.

Sir Robert rf. 1650, and was succeeded by
his only surviving son,
II. Sir FRANCIS, nt. Anne, da. and s«le



BLOUNT.



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h. of John Mor-son, esq., (son of sir William
Monson, knt., vice-admiral of England in
the reign of James I.,) aaid had issue,

1. Francis, who d. 10 Sept. 16/6, in
Flanders, aged 16.

2. Sir Robert, 3d bart.

3. John.

4. George, d. 16 April 1705.

5. Anxe, a nun of the order of St. Au-
gustine, in Paris.

6. Mary, m. Martin Wollascot, esq.

7. Elizabeth.

Sir Francis d. 7 Nov. 1680, and was succeed-
ed bv his son.

Hi. Sir ROBERT, m. Mary, 2d da. and
h. of sir Charles Yate, of Buckland, co.
Bucks, bart., by whom (who rf. 1728) he had,

1. Robert, d. an infant, 14 Jan. 1(J88.

2. George, b. 7 Dec. 1600, d. in his fa-
ther's lifetime.

3. Sir Robert, 4th bart.

4. Anne, m. John Petre, of Fidlers, co.
Essex, esq.

5. Mary, w. James Fermor, of Tusmore,
CO. Oxford, esq.

6. Elizabeth ; 7- Catharine, nuns at
Paris.

8. Charlotte, m. sir Thomas Wmdsor
Hunloke, bart.

9. Appollonia.to. sir Edward Blount.

10. Barbara, m. Peter Giffard, of Chil-
lington, CO. Stafford, esq.

Sir Robert d. 8 March 1720, and was suc-
ceeded by his son,

IV. Sir ROBERT, b. 21 Aug. 1702, m.,
1st, Teresa, da. of William Herbert, mar-
quess of Powis ; by whom (who d. 17 June
1723) he had,

1. Robert, who d. in France, ?/)?»?.

2. George, m., 1748, Anna-Maria, only da.
of William Paston, of Hortcn, co. Glouces-
ter, esq., (by his wife, da. and h. of John
Courtenav, of Molland, co. Devon, esq.,)
and rf. in "his father's lifetime, 30 Dec. 1762,
leaving issue by her, (who d. 20 Oct. 1791,)

1. Robert, 6. Aug. 1750, d. unm. 11
Nov. 1779.

2. Sir John-Courtenay, 5th bart.

3. Sir George, 6th bart.

4. Sir Charles, present bart.

5. Fiancis, b. 21 Feb. 1761, d. at Lisbon,
vmn., 23 March 1788.

6. William, b. 8 May 1762, and d. 31
March 1819, having m., 19 Feb. 1798, Fran-
ces, only da. of the aforesaid Thomas
Giffard, "by Frances Stonor, his 3d wife,
and by her (who rf. 30 May 1809) had
issue, Robert-George, of Molland, co. De-
von, esq., b. 5 Dec. 18C0, M.P. for Berk-



shire, »)., 16 July 1P29, Elizabeth, only da.
of sir John Acton, of Aldeiiham, bart., snd
has issue, Robert-Charles-Courtenay, b. 1
April 1831 ; Mary-Elizabeth-Frances; Ni-
cholas-John, b. 23 June 1802; J(.hn, b. 14
Oct. 1803, d. 29 Jan. 1804 ; William, b. 9
July 180(), dec; John-Jervis-St. Vinvoit, b.
10 Jan. 1808 ; Frances-Mary, b. 1 Dec. 1798,
d. at Paris, 11 March 1825; Mary, b. 19
May 1805, tn., 15 Oct. 1827, Thomas Rid-
dell, esq., eldest son of Ralph Riddell, of
Felton Park, co. Northumberland, esq. ;
Gertrvde-Mitriel, b. 15 March 1809, dec.

7. Mary, b. 29 Aug. 1749, and d. at
Paris, 30 Sept. 17()3, unm.

8. Anne, b. 21 Nov. 1751, d. 6 Nov. 1783,
at Caverk-igh, co. Devon, unm.

9. Teresa, b. 28 Feb. ]7.';9, and m., 28
Aug. 1789, Thomas Peter Metcalf, esq., of
Bath, who d. 21 Oct. 1793.

3. Mary-Teresa, m. Thomas Fitzher-
bert, of Swinnerton, co. Stafford, esq., and
d. 26 Feb. 1791.

Sir Robert nu, 2dly, in Jan. 1737-8, Ca-
tharine, da. of George Collingwood, of Est-
lington, CO. Northumberland, esq., and by
her (who d. July 1761) he had,

4. Barbara, w. Thomas Giffard, of Chil-
lington, CO. Stafford, esq., who d. 17 May 1764.

Sir Robert m., 3dly, 1763, Lucy, da. of
James Heywood, of Maristo, co. Devon,
esq., by whom (who survived him, and d.
20 Nov. 1795) he had no issue. He d. 8
Dec. 1791, and was succeeded by his eldest
surviving grandson,

V. Sir JOHN-COURTENAY, b. 27 Julv
1753, m., 19 Aug. 1782, Mary-Catharina",
da. of Thomas Giffard, of Chillington, co.
Stafford, esq., by Barbara, da. of Robert,
lord Petre, and by her (who d. Jan. 1821)
had no issue. Sir John-Courtenay d. 3 Jan.
1819, and was succeeded by his next brother,

VI. Sir GEORGE, b. 15 Sept. 1754, who,
1792, by royal sign manual, took the name
and arms of Coiirlenai/, ha\irg inherited
from his mother the estates of the Cour-
tenays, of Molland, co. Devon; ??;., 29
June 1792, Catherine, only da. of Thomas
Stapleton, of Carlton, co. York, esq., and
d. without issue, 27 July 1826, was succeeded
by his next brother,

VII. Sir CHARLES, present bart.
Arms— See Plate 6. Gules, on a chevron,

argent, three bars, gemels, sable.

Crest — A falcon rising, argent.

Motto — Virtus solo nobilitas, or Moribus
antiq^iis.

Seats — At Buckland, co. Berks, and Cough-
ton, CO. Warwick.



BLOUNT, of SoDiNGTOK, co. Worcester.
5 Oct. 1642.

Sir EDWARD BLOUNT, Baronet, D.C.L., born 3 ]\farch 1795; suc-
ceeded his father, sir Walter, Oct. 1803; married., Sept. 1830, his cousin,

Mary- Frances, da. of Edward Blount, esq., and has issue, WALTER-

DE-SODINGTON, b. 19 Dec. 1833.



This family is said to be descended from
William, son of Blound, earl of Guisncs,
one of the companions of William the
C'onqueror, and is clearly traceable to a sir
William Blunt, knt., who, if not actually
a companion of the Conqueror, must have
lived in the early Norman reigns, inasm.uch
as his great-great-grandson, sir Walter, was
living and at man's estate as early as 1 Edw.
I. This Sir Walter Blunt m., 1st, Alianor,



da. and co-h. of John de Beauchamp, of
Hache; and 2dly, Joan, sister and co-h. of
sir William Sodington, of Sodington. By
his 1st wife he was ancestor of sir Walter
Blunt, created lord Mountjoy by king Edw.
IV. (and whose descendant in the 5th gene-
ration, Charles, 8th lord Mountjoy, was
advanced totheuignity of earl of Devon, but
d. without legitimate issue, 1606, when both
titles became extinct : but his natural son.



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HUNLOKE.



Mountjov Blunt, was created baron Mount-
joy and earl of Newport, which titles also
became extinct on the death of Henry, 4th
earl, in 1G81 ;) of sir Thomas-Pope Blunt,
of Osbaston, co. Leicester, who was created
a bart. 1679; and of several other families
of Blount, settled in Shropshire, Hereford-
shire, and the neighbouring counties. By
his 2d wife, sir Walter had a son, John, who
inherited from his mother the estate of So-
dington, where his descendants have re-
mained till the present time. Seventh in
descent from the said John was,

I. Sir WALTER, created a bart. as above.
He was a great sufferer for his loyalty during
the civil war, and long imprisoned, first at
Oxford, and afterwards in the Tower. His
brothers and four of his sons were all at
one time in the service of the king. He m.
Elizabeth, da. of George Wylde, of Droit-
wich, CO. Worcester, serjeant-at-law, and
had issue,

1. Sir GEORGE, 2d bart.

2. John, col. in king Charles's 2d own regi-
ment, when prince of Wales, m., and left
issue.

.3. William, major of the queen's regi-
ment, m., but d. s.p.

4. Peter, also in the army, and present at
the battle of Worcester.

5. Thomas; 6. Edward, both d. ?«?/».

7. Eleanor, m., 1st, Robert Knightley,
esq. ; and 2dly, Walter, 3d lord Aston of
Scotland.

8. Anne, m. James Anderton, of Birch-
ley, CO. Lancaster, esq.

9. Elizabeth, m. Henry Englefield, esq.

10. Frances, m. Andrew Windsor, esq.
Sir Walter was succeeded by his eldest son,

n. Sir GEORGE, m. Mary, da and h. of
Richard Kirkham, of Blagdon, co. Devon,
esq., and had issue,

1. Sir Walter-Kirkham, 3d bart.

2. George, m., 1st, Mary, da. of Henry
(VBryen, 5th earl of Thomond, and widow
of Charles Cockaine, viscount Cullen, by
whom he had no issue; and, 2dly, Constan-
tia, da. of sir George Cary, knt., by whom
he had issue,

1. Sir Edward, 4th bart.

2. Constantia, »?. sir John Smythe, of
Acton Burn ell, bart.

3. Mary, m. Edward Dickenson, esq.

4. Anne; 5. Elizabeth.

G. Catherine : the das. all d. unm.

3. William ; 4. John. 5. Charles;

6. John; 7- Richard, all rf. young.

8. Edward, of Blagdon, m. Anne, da. of
sir John Guise, bart., and d. 172(J, leaving
issue,

L Elizabeth, m. Hugh, 4th lord Clifford,

of Chudleigh.

2. Mary, ni. Edward, duke of Norfolk,
and d. 1773.

3. Anne, d. unm. 1760.

4. Harriett, m., 1st, Peter Proli, of Ant-
werp ; and 2dly, I'hilip Howard, esq.,
brother of the above-named Edward, duke



of Norfolk.

9. Mary, m. Henry Howard, of Clun,
esq., and d. 5 May 1732.

10. Anne, m. sir Francis Jerningham,
bart.

11. Elizabeth, m. Beaumont Tasburgh,
of Bodney, co. Norfolk, esq.

12. Catherine, m. Richard MinshuU, of
Bourton, Bucks, esq.

13. Lucy, d. young.

Sir George d. IGtiS, and was succeeded by
his eldest son,

III. Sir WALTER-KIRKHAM, twice r>^,
but rf. without surviving issue 12 May 1717>
and was succeeded by his nephew,

IV. Sir EDWARD, m. Apollonia, da. of
sir Robert Throckmorton, bart., and had
issue,

1. Sir Edward, 5th bart.

2. Sir Walter, (Jth bart.

3. Robert; 4. George, both rf. infants.
5. Apollonia; 6. Louisa; 7- Mary.

Sir Edward rf. 1758, and was succeeded by
his eldest son,

V. Sir EDWARD, m.. 1/52, Frances, da.
and h. of William Molineux, of Mosborough,
CO. Lancaster, esq., by whom he had 1 son,
Edward, who rf. young; and sir Edward
dying in 17<i5, was succeeded by his brother,

VI. Sir WALTER, m., 1760, Mary, eldest
da. of James, 5th lord Aston, in the Peerage
of Scotland, and by her (who rf. Feb. 1805)
had issue,

1. Sir Walter, 7th bart.

2. Edward, b. 18 July 1769, m., 20 April
1803, Frances, da. of Francis Wright, co.
Essex, esq., and by her has issue,

1. Mary-Frances, m., Sept. 1830, her
cousin, sir Edward Blount, bart.

2. Constantia-Catherine.

3. Walter-Aston, Chester herald, genealo-
gist and blanc coursier herald of the Order
of the Bath, and earl-marshal's secretary.

4. Edward-Charles, m., 18 Nov. 1834,
Gertrude-Frances, youngest da. of William
Jerningham, esq., niece of lord Stafford.

5. Herbert; 6. Apollonia; 7- Frances.
8. Laura; 9. George; 10. Henry.

3. George, b. 5 Feb. 1771, w., 1st, Ellza-
beth-Courtenay, da. of John Chichester, of
Arlington, CO. Devon, esq., and by her (who
rf. March 182(») had no issue: he w., 2dly,
Fanny de Mansignv.

Sir Walter rf. 5 Oct. 1785, and was suc-
ceeded by his son,

VII. Sir WALTER, m., 25 Nov. 1792,
Anne, youngest da. of Thomas Riddell, of
Felton Park and Swinburne Castle, co.
Northumberland, esq. Sir Walter rf. Oct.
1803, and was succeeded by his only sur-
viving son,

VIII. Sir EDWARD, the present bart.
Arms — See Plate 6. Barry, nebule of six,

or and sable.

Crest — An armed foot in the sun.

Motto — Lii.r tiKi, via mea.

Seats. — At Sodmgton, co. Worcester ; and
Mawley Hall, co. Salop.



HUNLOKE, of WiNGERwORTir, co. Derby.

28 Feb. 1G42.

Sir HENRY HUNLOKE, Baronet, 6om 30 Sept. 1812; succeeded Lis
father, sir Windsor, 19 Jan. 18 IG.



Nicholas Hunloke, in the reign of
king Henry VIII., possessed a very consi-
derable estate, co. Middlesex and Notts.
His son, Nicholas, purchased the estate of



Wingcrworth, and was great -great-grand-
father of

Sir HENRY, the 1st bart., who, having
levied at his own expense a troop of horse.



HAGGERSTON.



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so distinguished himself at its head, in the
battle of Edgehill, that the king knighted
him on the field of battle, and soon after
created him a baronet. He m. Marianna,
da. of Dixie Hickman, esq., (by Elizabeth,
da. of Henry, lord Windsor,) and had issue,

1. Sir Henry, 2d bart.

2. Mariana, a Benedictine nun at Brus-
sels.

3. Thomas-Windsor, a posthumous son,
who d. in Nov. 1672, being a volunteer in
the French army against the Imperialists.

Sir Henry rf. 13 Jan. 1C48, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest son,

II. Sir HENRY, w. Catharine, only da.
and h. of Francis Tyrwhit, esq., of Kettieby,
CO. Lincoln, (by Catharine, 2d da. of An-
thony-Maria Browne, 2d viscount Montagu,
by Bridget, eldest da. of John Manners, the
4th earl of Rutland and baron de Ross,
lineally descended from Anne, duchess of
Exeter, and sister to king Edward IV.,) by
whom he had,

1. Henry, rf. at Paris.

2. Francis, rf. young.

3. Sir Thomas-Wixdsor, 3d bart.

4. Robert; 5. Nicholas, who both rf.
infants.

t). Another Robert, m. Anne, da. of
Marmaduke Carver, gent., but had no issue.
7- Francis, d. at Amsterdam.
H. Elizabeth, ;«. George Heneage, esq.
9. Catharine; 10. Anne.

11. Teresa, rf. vmn.

12. Mariana, rf. an infant.

13. Another Mariaxa, was lady abbess
of the English Benedictine nuns, at Pon-
toise, in France.

Sir Henry rf. 3Jan. 1714, and was succeed-
ed by his 3d, but eldest surviving son.

Hi. Sir THOMAS-WINDSOR, m. Char-
lotte, 6th da. of sir Robert Throckmorton,
of Buckland, co. Berks, bart., and by her
(who rf. 31 Dec. 1738) had,



1. Sir Henry, 4th bart.

2. Thojias-Windsor, rf. 12 Oct. 1806.

3. Robert; 4. James, rf. in Feb. I8O7.
5. Catharine; 6. Charlotte.

7. Anne; 8. Mary.

9. Mariana ; 10. Barbara.

11. Henrietta.
Sir Thomas-Windsor, in 1726, rebuilt the
family mansion, and, dying 30 Jan. 1752,
was succeeded by his eldest son,

IV. Sir HENRY, w., 21 Dec. 1769, Mar-
garet, eldest da. of Weuman Coke, of Long-
ford, CO. Derby, esq., and by her, (who rf.
22 Jan. 1821,) had issue,

1. Charlotte-Constance, rf.

2. Margaret-Elizabeth.

3. Sir Thomas-Wkvdsor, 5th bart.

4. Charlotte-Slsanna, m., 11 Feb.
Charles-William, earl of Albemarle.

5. Henry-Edward, rf.

6. Maria-Jane, rf.

7. Georgiana, rf. in Feb. 1805.

8. Anna-Sophia, rf.

9. Henrietta-Frances, vi. sir
Shelley-Sidney, of Penhurst, co.
bart.

Sir Henry rf. 16 Nov. 1804, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest son,

V. Sir' THOMAS-WINDSOR, m., 10
Oct. 1807, Anne, eldest da. of Thomas Ec-
cleston, of Scarisbrook-hall, co. Lancaster,
esq,, and had issue,

1. Charlotte ; 2. Eliza-Margaret.

3. Sir Henry, present bart.
Sir Thomas-Windsor rf. 19 Jan. 1816, and
was succeeded by his only son,

VI. Sir HENRY, present bart.

Arms — See Plate 6. Azure, a fesse, be-
tween three heraldic t igers' heads, erased, or.

Crest— On a chapeau, azure, turned up,
ermine, a cockatrice, with wings expanded,
proper; comb, beak, and wattles, or.

Seat— At Wingerworth, co. Derby.



1822,.



John
Kent,



HAGGERSTON, of Haggerston-Castle, co. Northumberland.

15 Aug. 1643 *.

Sir THOMAS HAGGERSTON, Baronet, succeeded his uncle, sir
Carnaby, 3 Dec. 1831 ; married Margaret, only child of Wilham Robert-
son, of Ladykirk, co. Berwick, esq., by whom (who d. 1823) he had issue
5 das., of whom Martanne-Sakah, the eldest, m., 10 Sept. 1834, David
Marjoribanks, of Dulwich, co. Surrey, esq., who thereupon took the name
and arms of Robertson, of Ladykirk.



This family is supposed to have been ori-
ginally of Scotland, but to have settled in
the northern counties of England at least as
early as the reign of Henry V., when Tho-
mas Haggerston appears to have m, a da.
and co-h. of sir Gilbert Umfreville.

William Haggerston, of Haggerston Cas-
tle, was slain in Scotland early in the reign
of Henry VIII. His posthumous son, Hen-
ry, was "grandfather of

I. Sir THOMAS, 1st bart., colonel of a
regiment in the service of Charles I., and
m. Alice, da. and h. of Henry Banaster, of
Bank, co. Lancaster, esq., by whom he had
issue,

1. John, slain at Ormskirk fight, in Lan-
cashire, Oct. 1644.

2. Sir Thomas, 2d bart.



3. Henry, killed by a fall from his horse,
1684; m. and left a da., m. abroad.

4. Ellkn, m. William Selby, of Bidle-
ston, CO. Northumberland, esq.

,5. ANNE,7)i. William Blundell, of Crosby,
CO. Lancaster, esq.

6. Margaret, m. William Hodson, of
Hebbame, co. Durham, esq.

7. Alice, rf. itvm.

He was succeeded by his eldest surviving son,
II. Sir THOMAS, ;h., 1st, Margaret, da.
of sir Francis Howard, of Corby Castle,
knt., and had issue,

1. Thomas, killed in Ireland, in the ser-
vice of king James II., unm.

2. William, m. Anne, da. of sir Philip
Constable, of Everingham, bart., and rf. in
his father's lifetime, leaving issue, sir Car-



* QucRre, Whether the date of the patent
was not 15 Oct. 1642, as was stated by sir



Thomas Haggerston, in a letter dated 12
July 1696.



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HAMPSON.



NABY, 3d bart., and three das., of whom
Catharine, m. Salvin, esq.

3. Henry ; 4. John ;

.5. Francis, who all embraced religious
lives.

6. Edward, ?m., 1st, Mary, da. of Gerard
Salvin, esq. ; and 2dly, mrs. Fitzharbe.

Sir Thomas nu, 2dly, Jane, da. and h. of
sir William Carnaby, by whom he had no
issue. He was succeeded by his grandson,

ni. Sir CARNABY, m. Elizabeth, da.
and at length heir of Peter Middleton, of
Stockeld, CO. York, by whom (who d. Dec.
1769) he had issue,

1. Sir Thomas, 4th bart.

2. William -Haggerston -Constable,
ni. Winifred, da. and h. of John, earl of
Nithsdale and had issue,

1. Marmaduke - William - Haggerston-
Maxwell-Constable, m. Theresa-ApoUo-
nia, da. of Edmund Wakeman, esq., and
d. .'50 June 1819, leaving issue.

2. William-Haggerston - Constable, m.,
Feb. 17<^2, Clara-Louisa, only da. of Wil-
liam Grace, of Ireland, esq., and has issue.

3. Charles Haggerston, m., 21 July 1793,
Elizabeth, da. of sir Rowland Stanley, of
Hooton, CO. Chester, bart., and took the
surname and arms of Stanley only.

4. IMary, m. John-Webb Weston, esq.

5. Theresa.

3. Edward, of Ullingham, co. Northum-
berland, d. 17 March 1804, aged 71.

4. Annk ; 5. Mary, d. at Paris, w«ra., 13
Jan. 1829.

(J. A DA., m. Thomas Clifton, of Sytham,
CO. Lancaster, esq.



Sir Carnaby d, 1756, and was succeeded
by his eldest son,

IV. Sir THOMAS, m., 1754, Mary, da.
of George Silvertop, of Ministeracry, co.
Northumberland, esq., and by her (who d.
22 May 1773) he had issue,

1. Sir Carnaby, 5th bart.

2. Thomas, of Sandoe, co. Northumber-
land, n». Winifred, da. of Edward Charlton,
of Reedsmouih, co. Northumberland, esq.,
d. 1829, leaving issue,

1. Sir Thomas, present bart.

2. Edward; 3. William, d. unm., 1817,
set. 26; 4. John, in the army.

5. George; 0. Mary, nu, 23 Nov. 1829,
Henry-S. Stepliens, esq. ; 7- Frances-Emily,
m., 3 Jan. 18^:5, Henry-John-William Col-
lingwood, of Lillington Tower, esq.

8. Winifred.

3. Edward; 4. Mary; 5. Bridget,
Sir Thomas rf. 1 Nov. 1777, and was succeed-
ed by his eldest son,

V. Sir CARNABY, m. Frances, 2d da.
of Walter Smythe, esq., brother of sir Ed-
ward Smythe, of Esh, co. Durham, bart., by
whom he had issue an only child,

Mary, m., Jan. 1805, sir Thomas-Stanley-
Massey Stanley, bart.

Sir Carnaby d., without male issue, 3
Dec. 1831, and was succeeded by his nephew,

VI. Sir THOMAS, present and 6th bart.
Arms — See Plate 6. Azure, on a bend,

cottized, argent, three billets, sable.

Crest — A lion rampant, argent.

Seat—Kt Haggerston, co. Northumber-
land.



HAMPSON, of Taplow, co. Buckingham.

3 June 1G42.

Sir GEORGE-FRANCIS HAMPSON, Baronet, horn 28 Sept. 1823;
succeeded his father, sir George-Francis, 8 May 1833.



Robert Hampson, alderman of London,
and sheriff, 15!)8, was knighted on king
James's entry into London. He d. 2 May
1607- By Catharine, da. of sir John Good,
(who was re-m. to sir John Rotherham,) he
had issue,

1. Nicholas, d. num., 6 Oct. 1637,
aged 59.

2. Sir Thomas, 1st bart.

.3. Elizabeth, m., 1st, John Hewitt,
esq. ; and 2dly, Gilbert Wakering, knt. ;
and .3dly, sir Robert Bevill, K.B.

4. Rebecca, m. sir Anthony Forest, knt.,
and d. 4 Sept. 163,5.

I. Sir THOMAS, the 2d son, heir to his
brother Nicholas, was created a baronet,
l(i42, m. Anne, eldest da. and co-li. of Wil-
liam Duncombc, of London, csij., by whom
(who d. 2 Feb. 1643, aged 47) he had issue,

1. Sir Thomas, 2d bart.

2. Robert, barristcr-at-law, who left
two das.

1. Elizabeth, m. Charles Bill, esq , 1703.

2. Mary, mtm,

.3. Ajibrose, d. without issue.

4. George, M.D., m. (irace, da. of Ed-
ward, and sister of sir Robert Ilolte, bart.,
and d. before Nov. 1677, leaving issue by
her, who survived him,

1. Sir Geougk, 4th bart.

2. Anne; .3. Elizabeth.

.5. Catherine, d. nnm., 22 June 1678.
(i. Mary, m. sir John Laurence, bart.,
and d. 18 Aug. 1677.

7. Elizabeth, b. 1624, rf. unm., 1047,

8. Rebecca, m. Ambrose Bennct, esq,,



and rf. 1 May 1695.

9. Margaret, m. sir Giles Hungerford,
knt., and rf. 4 Dec. 1711.

Sir Thomas rf. 1655, and was succeeded by
his eldest son,

II. Sir THOMAS, m. Mary, eldest da.
and co-h. of Anthony Dennis, of Orleigh,
CO. Devon, esq., by whom (who rf. July
1694) he had issue,

1. Sir Dennis, 3d bart.

2. Henry.

3. Robert, rf. unm. in the lifetime of his
father.

4. Mary rf. tmm., 14 Aug. 1677-

Sir Thomas rf. 22 March 1070, and was suc-
ceeded by his son,

III. Sir DENNIS, who rf. without issue,
Ajiril 1719, and was succeeded bv his cousin,

IV. Sir GEORGE, M.D., 111. Mary, da.
of John Coghill, of Blechington, co. Ox-
ford, esq., by whom (wlio survived him,
and was living a widow, 1729) he had issue,

1. Sir George, 5th bart.

2, Dennis; 3. Mary, both rf. ?»im.

4. Rebecca, w.,ist, James Walter, M.D.;
and 2(lly, William Austen.

5. Elizabeth, m. George Cure, and d.
without issue.

('). Jane, bedchamber woman to the
princess dowager of Wales, tn. Chaple
Payne, esq,

7. Catherine-Margaret, m. John-
Cope Freeman, esq.

Sir Georpe rf, 9 Sept. 1724, and was suc-
ceeded bv his son,

V. Sir "GEORGE, m., 1st, Sarah, da, of



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Thomas Serocold, gent., who d. without
issue, 10 Jan. 1737-«; and 2dly, Jane, da. of
• Sill, by whom he had issue,

1. Sir George-Francis, 6th bart.

2. Francis, b. 1 Aug. 1740, d. an infant.

3. Jane-Louisa, living iinm. 18(11.

4. Elizabeth-Frances, m. Thomas
Diggle, of Vatelv, co. Hants, who d. about
1794; sherf. Oct." 1798.

Sir George rf. in Jamaica, 1754, and was
succeeded bv his onlv surviving son,

VI. Sir GEORGE-FRANCIS, b. 10 Nov.
1731; m., 1759, Mary, eldest da. of Thomas
Pinnock, of Pinnock, in the island of Ja-
maica, esq., by whom (who d. in Jamaica
1772) he had issue,

1. Sir Thomas-Philip, 7th bart.

2. Mar"v , m. Samuel Stevenson, of Ri-
verhead, Jamaica, esq. who rf. about 171^5.

Sir George-Francis d. 25 Dec. 1774, and
was succeeded by his son,

VII. Sir THOMAS-PHILIP, b. Oct.
1/63; »!., 25 June 1/88, Jane, eldest da. and
at length co-h. of Peter Hodson, of the
city of London, and of Buck, co. Cumber-



land, esq., and by her (who d. 6 May 1791)
had issue,

1. Sir George-Francis, 8th bart.

2. 3. Two Das., who rf. infants.

Sir Thomas-Philip rf. 19 Feb. 1820, and was
succeeded by his only son,

VIII. Sir GEORGE-FRANCIS, 8th bart.,
b. 22 Oct. 1788, 7n., 26 Aug. 1822, Mary-Fore-
man, eldest da. of adm. William Browne,
and had issue,

1. Sir George-Francis, present bart,

2. Mary-Allan, b. 5 Feb. 1825.

3. Jane, b. 19 March 1827.

4. A Son, b. Dec. 1830.

5. A Da., b. 25 Feb. 1832.

Sir George Francis rf. 8 March 1833, and was
succeeded by his eldest son,

IX. Sir GEORGE FRANCIS, present
and 9th bart.

Arms — See Plate 7- Argent, three hemp
brakes, sable.

Crest — Out of a mural crown, argent, a
greyhound's head, sable, collared, argent,
rimmed, or.

Motto — Nunc aut nunquanu



ACTON, of Aldenha^i Hall, co. Salop.
17 Jan. 1643-4.

Sir FERDINAND -RICHARD. EDWARD DALBERG -ACTON,

Baronet, born 24 July 1801 ; sncceeded his father, sir John-Francis-Ed-
ward, 12 Aug. 1811; married^ at Paris, 9 July 1832, Marie-Louise-
Pelline, only child and heir of Emerie-Joseph Dalberg, duke de Dalberg.
Sir Ferdinand took the name of Dalberg in addition to and before Acton,
by royal sign manual, 20 Dec. 1833.

This family is descended from William
de Acton Burnell, living 1340, who had two
sons, Jofm and Edward ; John gave to his
brother, Edward, all his lands in Acton
Burnell and Acton Piggott, 1342.

1. Sir EDWARD, 1st bart., created as
above, du Sarah da. of Richard Mitton, and
had,

i. Sir Walter, 2d bart.

2. Thomas, rf. 1677, leaving issue by
Mabel, da. of mr. Clement Stoner,

1. Edward, rf. young.

2, Thomas ; 3. Clement.

4. Sarah, m. John Whitmore, esq.

5. Rachael.

3. William, rf. about 1657, but left
issue by Mary, da. of Arthur Weaver, Jane,
m. Walter Mosely, esq.

4. Robert, rf. ztnm.

5. Richard, capt. R.N., rf. about 1675,
leaving issue by Lydia, da. of mr. Pierson,
one da., Lydia, m. John Darling.

6. 7- Two Das., both rf. young.
Sir Edward rf. 1659, and was succeeded by
his eldest son,

II. Sir WALTER, w. Catharine, da. of
Richard Cresset, esq., by whom he had,

1. Edward.

2. Walter, ancestor of the present
bart., of whom hereafter.

3. Richard, of London, twice m., but rf.



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