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Anm—See Plate 12. Argent, on a chevron,
between three mullets, pierced, sable, three
escallops, of the field.

Crest — A hawk's head, erased, proper.

Motto — Nou.s travnUlerons en Vesperance.

Seat— At Matson Hall, co. Northumber-

FILMER, of East Sutton, co. Kent.
2G Dec. 1674.

Sir EDMUND FILMER, Baronet, succeeded his uncle, sir John,


July 1834.

This family originally wrote their name
Finmere, Fi/lmere, Filmoitr, and Filmor,
temp. Edward III., and were seated co.
Kent, at a place called Finmore, where they
were possessors of the manors of Herst, and
divers lands.

Sir Robert Filmer, knt., was a great
sufferer in the rebellion ; had his house
many times plundered, and was imprisoned
in Leeds castle by the parliamentary forces ;
m. Anne, da. and co-h. of Martin Heton,
bishop of Ely, and d. 1653, leaving several
children, of whom his 2d, but eldest sur-
viving son,

I. ROBERT, barrister -at- law, was, in
consequence of his father's sufferings and
loyalty, created a bart., d. 22 March 1075,
having had issue, by Dorothy, his wife, da.
of Maurice Juke, esq., who d. 10 June 16/1,
four sons and three das. ; of whom

II. Sir ROBERT, the eldest son, suc-
ceeded him. He in. Elizabeth, da. and co-h.
of sir William Beversham, knt., one of the
masters in chancery, who d. 4 May 1717j by
whom he had five sons and four das.

Sir Robert rf. 14 April 1720, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest son,

III. Sir EDWARD, m. Mary, da. of John
Wallis, esq., son of the celebrated dr. Wal-
lis, of Oxford, by whom (who d. 5 Jan. I7<»1>
fet. 62) he had twenty children; of whom
six only survived, viz.

1. Sir John, 4th bart.

2. Sir Beversham, 5th bart.

3. Sir Edmund, Gth bart.

4. Francis, barrister-at-law of Lincoln's
Inn, d. 30 Dec. 18i)7, ttmn.

5. Dorothy, jw. sir John Honywood,

G. Amy.
Sir Edward d. 10 Feb. 1/55, aged 72, and
was succeeded by his eldest son,

IV. Sir JOHN, m., April 1757, Dorothy,
da. of the rev. Julius Deedes, prebendary of
Canterbury, and by her (who d. 2 July
1818) had no issue.

Sir John d. 22 Feb. 1707> and was suc-
ceeded by his brother,

V. Sir BEVERSHAM, m. Dorothy, da.
of William Hendley, of Gore Court, co.
Kent, esq. ; d. 31 Dec. 1805, without issue,
and was succeeded by his brother,

VI. Sir EDMUND, in holy orders, m.,

May 1756, Annabella-Christiana, eldest da.
of sir John Honywood, bart, (by Annabella,
da. of William Goodenough, esq.,) and had

1. Sir John, 7th bart.

2. Mary, m., 13 July 1706, sir John-
Charden Musgrave, of Edenhall, co. Cum-
berland, bart.

3. William, in holy orders, rector of
Lower Heyford, co. Oxon, d. 17 July 1830.

4. Edmund, capt. in the army, m. Emily,

da. of Kene, M.D., of Aberdeen, arid

d. 30 March 1810, leaving issue,

1. Sir Edmund, present bart.

2. Margaret, m. Robert Sullivan, of the
Inner Temple, esq., son of the late sir
Benjamin Sullivan.

3. Charlotte, m. John-Thomas Anstey,
esq.. East India Company Civil Service.

4. Emily, w., 24 April 1823, Williana
Blaythwayt, esq.

5. Annabella, d. unm.

6. Caroline-Anne, m. John-Jervis Gre-
gory, esq., R.N.

7. Mary-CJeorgina, m., 27 July 1829,
John-Hampden, esq.

8. Anne, m., 30 April 1829, William-
Henry Edmonde, esq.

5. Anne, m., 19 May 1809, William Lewis,
of Walbrook, esq.

6. Robert, m., and d. 1824, without

7. Francis, in holy orders, rector of
Crundell, co. Kent, »»., 25 Aug. 18W), Mary-
Anne, 2d da. of the rev. Henry-Jackson
Hoste, rector of Bentworth.

Sir Edmund d. 27 June 1810, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest son,

VII. Sir JOHN, in holy orders, vicar of
Abbott's Langley, co. Herts, m., 1st, 12
Feb. 1795, Charlotte, da. of Joseph Portal),
of Freefolk, co. Hants, esq., (who d. Aug.
1818,) and 2dly, May 1821, Esther, da. of
mr. John Stow, of Tennements St. Ste-
phen, but rf. s.p. 15 July 1834, and was suc-
ceeded by his nephew,

VIII. Sir EDMUND, present and 8th

^;-m.s— See Plate 12. .Sable, three bars,
and as many cinquefoilsj, in chief, or.

Crest— A falcon, volant, proper, beaked
and legged, or, standing on a broken castle.

Seat— At East Sutton Park, co. Kent.



HEAD, of Hermitage, near Rochester, co. Kent.
19 June 1G7G.

Tlie Rev. Sir JOHN HEAD, Baronet, in holy orders. M.A., Perpetual
Curate of Egerton, co. Kent, and Rector of Rayleigh, Essex, horn 3 Jan.
1773, succeeded his father, sir Edmund ; married^ 8 Oct. 1801, Jane, only
child and h. of Thomas Walker, of Russell Place, Fitzroy Square, London,

esq., and has issue, 1. EDMUND- WALKER, b. at Wiarton Place, near

Maidstone, 1805 ; 2. Anne, h. at Wiarton, I8O7.

Richard Head, of Rochester, co. Kent,
esq., (son of Richard Head, of Ramham, in
the same co.,) m. Anne, da. of William
Hartridge, of Cranbroolie, and had issue,
besides other children,

I. Sir RICHARD*, 1st bart., m., 1st,
Elizabeth, da. and co-li. of Francis Mer-
rick, alderman of Rochester, by whom he
had issue,

1. Francis, barrister-at-law, d. in his fa-
ther's lifetime, KiJS, having m. Sarah, only
da. of sir George Ent, M.D., president of
the college of physicians, and leaving issue
by her, (who m., 2d!y, sir Paul Barrett, knt.,
and,(f. 1711,)

1. Sarah, )». John Lynch, of Grove, co.

2. Elizabeth.

3. Sir Fkancis, 2d bart.

2. Henry, m. Elizabeth, da. of Richard
Summers, esq., and d. KJ/S, leaving an only
surviving son, Richard, who d. imm. 1710.

3. Merrick, D.D., m. Elizabeth, da. of
Robert Jackson, D.D., prebendary of Ro-
chester, and left Elizabeth, who m. Theo-
philus De 1' Angle, esq.

4. Elizabeth, m. sir Robert Faunce,

Sir Richard m., 2dly, Elizabeth, co-h. of
—— Willy, esq., by whom he had issue,

5. John, ancestor to tlie present and Gth
bart., of whom hereafter.

fa". Richard, l)ai)tized 1661.

7. Anne, baptized 1663.

8. Jank, m.', 1st, Herbert Price, esq. ;
and, 2dly, John Boys, esq.

9. Frances, m., 1st, Thomas Poley,
esq.; and, 2dly, Adam Lawrey.

Sir Richard m,, 3dly, Anne, da. of dr.
William Kingsley, archdeacon of Canter-
bury, and relict of Jolm Boys, esq., by
whom he had no issue. He d. 18 Sept. 1689,
and was succeeded by his grandson,

II. Sir FRANCIS, m. Margaret, da. and
co-h. of James Smithsbye, esq., son of sir
Thomas Smithsbye, knt., by whom he had

1. Sir Richard, .3d bart.

2. Sir Francis, 4th bart.

3. James, barrister-at-law, d. unm. 1727.

4. Sir John, 5th bart.

5. Anne, in. the rev. William Egerton,
LL.D.) prebendary of Canterbury, grand-
son of John, earl of Bridgewater, and d,

Sir Francis d. 17I6, and was succeeded by
his eldest son,

III. Sir RICHARD, who d. unm. May
1721, and was succeeded by his next bro-

IV. Sir FRANCIS, m holy orders, ;».,
June 17:26, Mary, da. and co.-h. (with Anne,
1st wife of Thomas Barret, of Lee, Jckham,
esq.) of sir William Boys, knt., M.D., an

eminent physician at Canterbury, and
youngest son of John Boys, of Hond Court,
Bleane, escj., a branch of those of Fredville,
(by Anne, da. of sir Paul Barret, of Lee,
knt., serjeant-at-law, by the relict of Francis
Head, eldest son of sir Richard Head, 1st
bart.,) by whom (who d. 29 Oct. 1792) he
left three co-heiresses,

1. Maria-Wilhelmina, m. Henry Ro-
per, afterwards 11th lord Teynham, and d.
in childbed, Oct. 1758.

2. Anne-Gabriella, who took the name
of Head by royal licence, 11 May 1770, m.,
1st, Moses Mendcz, of London, esq. ; and,
2dly, capt. John Roper, 2d son of Henry,
loth lord Teynham, and d. in France, on
her journey to Italy, 11 Dec. 1771.

3. Elizabeth-Campbell, in. the rev. dr.

Sir Francis d. 27 Nov. 17G8, without male
issue, and was succeeded by his brother,

V. Sir JOHN, archdeacon of Canterbury,
and clerk of the closet to king George II.
He was twice »«., but d. without surviving
issue, 4 Dec. 1769, and was succeeded by his
kinsman, sir Edmund Head, whose descent
we now proceed to state.

John Hkad, esq., 4th son of the 1st bart.,
was a merchant in London ; m. Anne, da.
and co-h. of John Dawes, of London, and
d. 1687, leaving an only son,

Dawes Head, of Ravenstonedale, co.
Westmoreland, esq., b. 1682, in. Jane Tay-
lor, and d. 1705, leaving issue, three das.
and one son,

John Head, of Liverpool, merchant, b.
1701. m. Hannah, da. of the rev. Edmund
Wickins, rector of Kirby Thore, co. West-
moreland, and d. 1739, leaving issue,

John, d. unm., 1752, and

VI. Sir EDMUND, m., 1st, at Charles-
town, South Carolina, Mary, only da. of
Daniel Raineaux, of Dublin, esq., by
whom (who d. 12 June 177-''') he had issue,

1. Edmi'nd, b. 7 Dec. 1771> and d. in the
May following.

2. Sir John, 7th and present bart.

3. Hannah, (/. young.

He w., 2dly, 11 May 1796, Dorothy, da. of
Maximilian Western, of Coke Thorpe, co.
Oxon, and late one of the directors of the
East India Company, esq., by whom (who
d. 1807) he had no issue. He d. 21 Nov.
1/96, and was succeeded by his only sur-
viving son,

VII. Sir JOHN, present bart.

Arms— 'Ace Plate 12. Argent, a chevron,
ermines between three unicorns' heads,
coupcd, sable.—.\ unicorn's head, couped, sable,
gutt(5 de larmes.

Ahitto — Stud;/ quieS

ieai— Hadlcy, near Rayleigh, Essex.

* This sir Richard, who was then M.P.
for, and resided in Rochester, received king
James II. on his abdication, and was pre-

sented by that monarch with a valuable
emerald ring.



HOSKYNS, of Harwood, co. Hereford.

18 Dec. 1676.

Sir HUNGERFORD HOSKYNS, Baronet, born July 1776, succeeded
his father, sir Hungerford, July 1802; married, 5 Aug. 1803, Sarah,
youngest da. of John Philips, of the Bank, near Stockport, co. Chester,

esq., by whom he has, 1. HUNGERFORD, b. 19 Sept. 1804; 2.

Catharixe-Sarah, rf. ; 3. Sarah, m., April 1830, John Arkwright,

esq., 4th son of Richard Arkwright,
4. a Da., b. 10 Nov. 1810.

of Willersiey Castle, co. Derby ;-

John Hoskyns was M.P. for Hereford,
1602 and 1613 ; m. IMargery, da. of William
Jones, of Llanwarren, co. Hereford, esq.,
by whom, amongst other children, he had,

John, his youngest son, a serjeant-at-law,
who was returned to the house of commons,
for the same city of Hereford, 1627, in
which it appears he had previously sat ;
because, it is related, that he was committed
to the Tower of London, by order of king
James I., for a speech made in that house,
reflecting upon mercenary Scottish favour-
ites. He m. Benedicta, da. of Robert
:Moyle, of Buckwell, co. Kent, esq., by
whom he had issue, Benedicta, m. John
Markey, of Alton, co. Hereford, esq., and
a son and heir,

I, Sir BENNET, created a bart., If? Dec.
1676, m. Anne, da. of Sir Henry Bingley, of
Temple Coombe, co. Somerset, knt., au-
ditor of the exchequer, by whom he had

1. Sir John, 2d bart.

2. Willfa:.!, of Kingston.

II. Sir JOHN, F.R.S., was knighted
during the lifetime of his father, sat as
member for Hereford during the reign of
James II., and was a master in the court
of Chancery, m. Jane, da. of sir Gabriel
Law, of Newark, co. Gloucester, knt., (a
lineal descendant, by his mother's family,
from Walter, lord Hungerford, K.G., in
the reign of Henry VI.,) by Anne, da. of
sir Stephen Soame, of Haidon, co. Essex,
knt., by whom he had, besides other issue,

1. SirBENNET, 3d bart.

2. Sir Hungerford, 4th bart.

III. Sir BENNET, his eldest son and
successor, m. Gertrude, da. of lord Arundel,
of Trerice, by whom he had no issue ;
when the title and estate devolved upon his
next brother,

IV. Sir HUNGERFORD, who, while a
younger brother, served in several cam-

paigns under the duke of Marlborough;
m. Mary, da.of TheophilusLeigh, of Addle-
strop, CO. Gloucester, esq., (by Mary
Brydges, sister to the duke of Chandos,)
by whom he had two sons and five das.
He d. Dec. 1766, and was succeeded by his
eldest son,

V. Sir CHANDOS, m. Rebecca, da. of
Joseph May, of the city of London, esq.,
by whom he had issue,

1. Jane, m. sir John Reade, bart.

2. Sir Hungerford, 6th bart.

He a. 29 May 1773, and was succeeded by his

VI. Sir HUNGERFORD, m., 1774, Ca-
tharine, da. of sir Edwyn-Francis Stanhope,
of Stanwell House, co. Middlesex, bart.,
(bv Catharine, da. of John, 1st marquess of
Carnarvon,) by whom (who d. 1790) he had

1. Sir Hungerford, present bart.

2. Catharine, m., 6 March 1809, George
Reade, esq., brother of sir John-Chandos

3. Carolins-Rebecca.

4. Chandos,

.5. Bennet, in holy orders, m., Sept. 1815,
Amelia, 2d da. of the" late admiral Chamber-
lain, of Crickhowell.

6. John.

7. Maria-Jane, m., 6 March 1809/ her
cousin George Ccmpton Reade, esq.

Sir Hungerford d. 10 July 1«02, and was
succeeded by his eldest son,

VII. Sir HUNGERFORD, present bart.,
sheriff CO. Hereford 1«14.

Anns— See Plate 13. Per pale, gules and
azure, a chevron, between three lions ram-
pant, or.

Creiit—X lion's head erased, or, with flames
of fire out of his mouth, proper, and
crovaied, or.

Seats—At Morehampton Park, and Har-
wood, CO. Hereford.

DYKE, of HoREHAM, CO. Sussex.
3 March 1676-7-

Sir PERCIVAL-HART DYKE, Baronet, succeeded his brother, sir
Thomas, 22 Nov. 1831 ; married Anne, da. of Robert Jenner, of Chisle-

hurst, CO. Kent, esq., and has isstie, 1. PERCIVAL-HART; 2.

Anxe-Jenner ; 3. Thomas-Hart, in holy orders, m., 4 Feb. 1833,

Elizabeth, 2d da. of Thomas Fairfax, of Newton Kyme, co. York, esq.,

and has issue, Thomas, b. 1 April 1834; 4. John-Dixon; 5.

Francis-Hart; 6. George-Hart; 7- Peche'-Hart ; 8.

Harriet-Jexner ; 9. ^YILLIAM-HART, d. in the East Indies ;

10. Octavius-Hart ; 11. Georgiana-Fraxces ; 12. Augus-
tus-Hart ; 13. Laura ; 14. Philadelphia ; 15. Deci-




Sir Thomas Dyke, of Horeham, co.
Sussex, knt., descended from a family of
that name seated at Pepenbury, co. Kent,
m. Catharine, one of the das. of sir John
Bramton, of .Skreenes, co. Essex, knt., lord-
chief-justice of the King's Bench, and had,
besides other issue, a son and h.,

I. Sir THOMAS, 1st bart., was so created
3 March 1070; w. Philadelphia, eldest da.
and co-h. of sir Thomas Nutt, knt., by Ca-
therine, da. of sir Thomas Parker, of Rat-
ton, CO. Sussex, knt., by whom he had,

1. Sir Thomas, 2d bart.

2. A SON, d. young.

3. Catharine, d. young.

4. Philadelphia, m. Lewis Stephens,
D.D., Rector of Droxford, co. Hants, and
archdeacon of Chester, but d. s.p.

5. Elizabeth, m. John Cockman, M.D.,
of Beakesbourn, co. Kent, and d. s.p. 24
Aug. 17;«, ffit. 50.

Sir Thomas d. 31 Oct. 1706, set. 57, and
was succeeded by his only surviving son,

II. Sir THOMAS, m. Anne, only child of
Percival Hart, of LuUingstone, co. Kent,
esq., relict of John Bluet, by whom (who d.
1763) he had,

1. John, who d. in his father's lifetime.

2. Sir John-Dixont, 3d bart.

3. Percival, who d. July 1740.

4. Philadelphia, /«. William Lee, esq.,
of Totteridge Park, co. Herts, son of the late
lord-chief-justice Lee, and d. 5 March 1799.

Sir Thomas d. 1756, and was succeeded by
his only surviving son,

in. Sir JOHN-DIXON, m., 1756, Phila-
delphia-Payne, da. of George Home, of
East Grinstead, co. Sussex, esq., by whom
he had,

1. Philadelphia, m., 20 May 1790, the
hon. Beaumont Hotham, eldest son of Beau-
mont, 2d lord Hotham, and was mother of
Beaumont, the present lord Hotham, {vide
Dfbrett's PeerciL^e of the United Kingdom.)

2. Anne, nu, 17 July 1802, colonel Heneage
Twysden, brother to sir William Twysden,

3. Sir Thomas, 4th bart.

4. Sir Percival-Hart, present bart.

5. Harriet, »?., 1792, Charles Milner, of
Preston Hall, co. Kent, esq.

J5. George-Hart, lieutenant-col. in the
guards, m., 22 April 1822, Louisa, 3d da. of
sir William Lemon, bart.

Sir John d. 6 Sept. 1810, and was succeed-
ed by his son,

IV. Sir THOMAS, d. unm. 22 Nov. 1831,
and was succeeded by his next brother,

V. Sir PERCIVAL-HART, present and
5th bart.

yj;.,«.9— See Plate 13. Or, three cinque-
foils, sable.

Cre.'tt—A cubit arm, in armour, proper,
garnished, or, holding a cinquefoil, slipped,
as in the arms.

Seat— At LuUingstone Castle, co. Kent.

OXENDEN, of Dene, co. Kent.
8 May 1G78.

Sir HENRY OXENDEN, Baronet, succeeded his father, sir Harry, 15
June 1803; born 14 May 1756; married, 20 June 1793, Mary, da. of

colonel Graham, of St. Lawrence, near Canterbury, and has issue, 1.

Mary-Graham, b. 8 May 1794, ra., 15 July 1815, William-Osmund

Hammond, esq.; 2. HENllY-CHUDLEIGH, b. 24 June 1795;

3. George-Chichester, b. 21 March 1798; 4. Montague, 6. 30

April 1799, in holy orders, m., 1824, Elizabeth, da. of Robert Wilson, esq.,
and has issue; 5. Charles, 6. 23 May 1800, w., June 1823, Eliza-
beth-Catherine, only da. of the rev. dr. Holcombe, prebendary of West-
minster ; G. Graham, b. 23 Jan. 1802, d. unm., 8 Dec. 1826; 7'

Frances, b. 1 Sept. 1804, m., 8 Sept. 1825, Thomas Papillon, of Acrine

Place, esq.
Sept. 1808.

■8. Charlotte, b. 9 Feb. 1806; 9. Ashton, b. 28

The family of Oxenden have been resi-
dent at Dene, in Kent, from the reign of
Edw. III. Richard de Orenden was prior of
Christ Church, Canterbury, in that reign.

Sir Henry-Oxenden, knt., m. Eliza-
beth, only da. and h. of James Brooker, of
Maydekin, in tiie parish of Barhain, co.
Kent, and was father of

Sir James, knighted 1608, and d. Sept.
1657, leaving issue by Margaret, da. of Tho-
mas Nevison, of Eastry, Co. Kent, esq., 1.
Henry, 1st bart.; 2. sir Georgia, knt., go-
vernor of Bombay ; and other issue.

I. Sir HENR\', 1st bart., had been knight-
ed in 16(iO: m., 1st, Mary, 'da. and h. of Ro-
bert Baker, esq., by whom he had a da.,

1. Mary, f/. young.

He ni., 2(lly, Elizabeth, da. of sir William
Meredith, of Leeds Abbey, co. Kent (who
d. 1650) by whom he had,

2. Sir James, 2d bart.

3. Sir Henry, yd bart.

4. Gkoroe, LL.I)., official of the arches,
dean of the peculiars, and vicar-general to

the archbishop of Canterbury, master of
Trinity Hall, in Cambridge, and member
for that university ; )n. Elizabeth, da. of sir
Basil Dixwell, bart., by whom he had 3 sons,

1. Henry, 4th bart.

2. James, d. an infant.

3. George, 5th bart.

Dr. Oxenden d. 21 Feb. 1702, and his re-
lict in Sept. 1704.

5. Richard, m. Elizabeth, da. and co-h.
of Henry Oxenden, esc)., by whom he had
only 1 da., Elizabeth, m. Strensham Mas-
ters, esq., a captain R.N.

6. William ; 7- William, d. infants.

a. Christoimier, whorf. in the East Indies.

9. Susan. 7it. sir Robert Booth, knt., chief-
justice of Ireland.

10. Elizahetii.

11. Margaret, both d. unm.

12. Jane, ni. William Penrice.

13. Anne, ?». Thomas Belke, D.D., pre-
bendary of Canterbury.

14. Mary, in. dr. John Battley, archdea-
con of Canterbury.



Sir Henry »)., 3dly, Elizabeth, da. andco-
h. of Matthew Read, esq., and relict of
Mark Dixwell, esq., by whom he had no

Sir Henry was succeeded by his eldest son,

H. Sir JAMES, knighted 22 March 1671,
m., 1st, Elizabeth, da. and at length h. of Ed-
ward Chute, of Bethersden, co. Kent, esq.,
2dly, Arabella Watson, sister of Lewis, earl
of Rockingham; but rf. without issue, 1708,
and was succeeded bv his next brother,

HI. Sir HENRY, deputy-governor of
Bombay, d. Feb. 1708-9, without issue, and
was succeeded by his nephew,

IV. Sir HENRY (eldest son of Dr. George
Oxenden before mentioned). He m. Anne,
da. of John Halloway, esq., and grandda. of
judge Halloway, by whom (who survived
him, and i-e-m. Richard-Coote, earl of Bel-
lamont, in the Peerage of Ireland) he had
no issue ; whereupon the dignity and estate
devolved upon his only surviving brother,

V. Sir GEORGE, b. 26 Oct. 1694, m.,
1729, Elizabeth, eldest da. and co-h. of Ed-
mund Dunch, of Little Wittenham, co.

Berks, esq., then master of the household to
king George I., and by her (who rf. in Feb.
1779) he had, besides one son and two das.,
who rf. infants or unm.,

1. Sir Henry, 6th bart.

2. George, who took the name of Dix-
well on inheriting the estate of sir Basil Dix-
well, bart., and rf. 2(( Oct. 1753.

Sir George was made a commissioner of
the Admiralty, 1723, and, by George II., a
lord of the treasury, at which board he sat
upwards of 10 years. Sir George rf. 20 Feb.
1775, and was succeeded by his "son,

VI. Sir HENRY, m., July 1755, Marga-
ret, younger da. and co-h. of sir George
Chudleigh, of Halden, co. Devon, bart.,
(who rf. March 1803.) Sir Henry rf. 15 June
1803, leaving one son,

VII. Sir HENRY, present bart.
^rw,9— See Plate 13. Argent, a chevron,

gules, between three oxen, passant, sable.

Crest— OwX of a ducal coronet, gules, a
lion's head, afFrontee, or.

Seats — At Wingham and Broome Park, in
Barkham, both co. Kent.

DYER, of Tottenham, co. Middlesex.

6 July 1G78.

Lieut.-Gen. in the army, succeeded his father, sir John-Swinnerton, 1801 ;
married Elizabeth, da. of the late James Standerwicke, of Ovington House,
CO. Hants, esq.

I. Sir WILLIAM, created a bart. as above,
was a younger brother of a family of that
name, at Heytesbury, co. Wilts. He was
bred to the law, and was of the Inner
Temple, London ; m. Thomasine, sole da.
and h. of Thomas Swinnerton, of Stan way
Hall, CO. Essex, esq., 3d son and h. of sir
John Swinnerton, knt., lord mayor of Lon-
don, and by her (who ???., 2dly, John Hop-
wood, esq., and rf. 13 Aug. iG97,) he had
seven children, of which only four survived

1. Sir JoHN-SwiNNERTON, 2d bart.

2. William, m., 1st, Mary, da. of

Howard, by whom he had one child, rf.
young; and 2dly, Anne, youngest da, of sir
Thomas Hooke, of Tangier Park, Hants,
bart., and co-h. of her brother, sir Hele
Hooke, and had issue, three sons and two

.3. Joanna, w?. Thomas Griffin, esq.

4. Sarah, m. John Hooke, barrister-at-

Sir William rf. 27 Jan. 1680, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest son ,

zabeth, da. of Rowland Johnson, esq., by
whom he had issue,

1. JoHN-SvviNNERTON, rf. an infant.

2. Sir Swinnerton, 3d bart.

3. Sir John-Swinnerton, 4th bart.
A. William; 5. Thomas.

6. Elizabeth; 7- Joanna.

8. Anne ; .0. Mary.
Sir John-Swinnerton rf. 17 May I7OI, and
was succeeded by his son.

III. Sir SWINNERTON, w., 1st, Anne,
4th da. of Edward Bolitho, esq., by whom
(who rf. 21 Aug. 1714) he had issue,

Anne, m. Paul Whitehead, gent.
He m., 2dly, Dec. 1727, a sister and h. of
John Kempe, of Finchinfield, co. Essex,
esq., by whom he had no issue. She rf. Oct.
1730 ; and sir Swinnerton 4 March 1735-6,
and was succeeded by his next brother,

zabeth, da. of major Jones, by whom he
had issue,

1. Sir John-Svvinnerton, 5th bart.

2. Thomas, m. miss Grant, by whom he
had three children, and rf. 1800.

3. Elizabeth, rf. 16 March 1825, aged 85.
Sir John Swinnerton rf. Sept. 1780, and was
succeeded by his son,

colonel in the army, and groom of the bed-
chamber to the prince of Wales, m. a da. of
mr. Viearv, by whom he had issue,

1. Sir Thomas-Richard-Swinnebton,
6th bart.

2. Eleanor.

Sir John-Swinnerton rf. 31 March 1801, and
was succeeded by his only son,

NERTON, present bart.

Arms— See Plate 13. Or, a chief, indented,

O-e*^— Out of a ducal coronet, or, a goat's
head, sable, armed of the first.

Se«<— Ovington House, near Alresford,

20 Dec. 1079.
The Hon. and Rev. Sir FRANCIS-JERVIS STAPLETON, Baronet, in
holy orders, born 6 Aug. 1807, succeeded his father, Thomas, lord Le De-



spencer, as 7tli bart., 1 Oct. 1831 ; married^ 17 May 1830, IMargaret, eldest
da. of lieut.-gen. sir George Airey, K.G.H., and has issue, 1. FRANCIS-
GEORGE, b. 19 March 1831; 2. and 3. Catherine-Elizabeth,

-2. and o.

and Florence-Mabia, twin das., b. 6 Nov.
Talbot-Plantagenet, b. 27 April 1834.


-4. RlCHAED-

14 Nov.
of sir


Sir John Stapleton, of the Yorkshire
family of that name, settled in Ireland in
the reign of Henry II., and received a grant
of lands there from king John, which was
confirmed by Queen Elizabeth to his lineal
descendant, Richard Stapleton, anno 1566.
Fifth in descent from this Richard was,

1. Sir WILLIAM, 1st bart., so created as
above, and governor of the Leeward Islands,
TO. Anne, da. of colonel Randolph Russell,
governor of Nevis, and had issue,

1.. Sir Ja?.ies, 2d bart.

2. Sir William, 3d bart.

3. Miles, m. and left issue.

Sir William rf. 3 Aug. 1686, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest son,

II. Sir JAMES, 2d bart., d. s.p,, and was

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