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chard, successive barts., who both d. s. p.,
when the title became extinct.

7. Sir Nathaniel, of Culford, K.B., m.
Jane, da. of Hercules INIeautys, esq. (widow
of sir William Cornwallis, knt.), by whom
he had issue 1 son and 2 das.

1. Nicholas, who rf. without issue male.

2. Anne, m. 1st, sir Thomas Meautys,
knt. ; 2dly, sir Harbottle Grimston, bait.



3. Anne, who d. unm.

8. Anne, m. sir Robert Drury, knt.

9. Dorothy, m., 1st, sir Bassingbourn
Gawdy, knt.; and 2dly, Philip Colby, esq.

10. Jemima, m., 1st, sir William Walde-
grave, knt.; and 2dly, Henry Killegrew.

Sir Nicholas d. in 1624, and was succeeded
by his eldest son,

11. Sir EDMUND, m. Philippa, da. and
co-h. of sir Edward Wotton, baron Wotton,
of Maherley, Kent, but d. without issue,
10 April 1649 ; his lady in 1626. He was
succeeded by his next surviving brother,

III. Sir ROBERT, m. Anne, da. of sir
John Peyton, knt. and bart., and had issue
by her, besides other children who d. young,

i. Nicholas, m. Margaret, da. and co-h.
of William Hobart, of Thwayte, in Norfolk,
esq., but d. without issue.

2. Robert, m. Catherine, da. of Grave
Violet, esq., and d. in his father's life-time,
25 Aug. 1652, leaving issue,

1. Sir Edmund, 4th bart.

2. Jemima, m., 1st, Thomas Gardiner,
esq. ; and 2dly, sir John Brattel, knt.,
assay -master of the Tower of London.

3. Philippa, m. sir George Reeve, knt.
and bart.

4. Frances, m. Paul Bockenham, esq.

5. Anne, m. Edmund Yaxlee, esq.

3. Butts, m. Dorothy, da. and co-h. of
sir John Tracy, knt., and was father of sir
Robert, 5th bart.

4. Peyton, m. Elizabeth, da. of Charles
Suckling, esq.

5. Philippa, m. Kamond Claxtoa, esq.
C. Anne, m. Thomas Hunt, esq.

7. ALrcE, m. Rice Gwynn, esq.
Sir Robert d. 1G55, and was succeeded by
his grandson,

IV. Sir EDMUND, only surviving son of
Robert, 2d surviving son of sir Robert, 3d
bart., m. Elizabeth, da. and co-h. of sir Ro-
bert Crane, bart., by whom he had 6 sons
and 10 das., all of whom except 4 das. d.
ttnm. in their father's life-time. The das.
who m. were,

1. Frances, m. Walter Norborne, esq.

2. Susannah, m. Charles Morris, esq.

3. Elizabeth, m. William Ettrick, esq.

4. Philippa, m. sir Edmund Bacon, of
Gillingham, bart.

Sir Edmund d. without male issue, 1685,
and was succeeded by his cousin,

V. Sir ROBERT, (son and h. of Butts Ba-
con, esq., 3d surviving son of the 3d bart.,)
who sold the estate at Redgrave, and set-
tled at Garboldisham, CO. Norfolk; m. Eli-
zabeth, da. of Dan. Chandler, by whom he
had issue, besides 2 sons who d. young,

1. Sir Edaiund, 6th bart.

2. Butts, d. unm. 1725-(i.

3. Abigail ; 4. Jane, both d. unm.

Sir Robert, d. 31 Jan. 1704, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest son,

VI. Sir EDMUND, represented the bo-
rough of Thetford, and afterwards co. Nor-
folk, in three parliaments; tn. in 1/12, Mary,
da. of sir Robert Kemp, bart., (and sole h.
to her mother Letitia, da. of Robert King,
esq.,) which lady (/. 14 Sept. 1727, leaving
only 4 das.,

1. Letitia, m. sir Armine Wodehouse,
bart., ancestor of lord Wodehouse (see
Debrett\s Peerage of the United Kingdom),

2. Mary,

3. Sarah, m. Pryce Campbell.

4. Elizabeth, d. lonn.

Sir Edmund d. in June 1755, without
male issue, when the baronetcy of Kill de-
volved on his kinsman, sir Richard Bacon,
of Colchester, 7th in descent from sir Butts
Uacon, ])art., 4th son of the 1st baronet,
whose genealogy wc now proccod to trace.

I. Sir BUTTS BACON, the 4th son of

the 1st bart., was himself also created a
bart., 29 July 1627, m. Dorothy, da. of sir
Henry Warner, knt., widow of William
Jermyn, by whom he had,

1. Charles.

2. Clement, who both d. without issue.

3. Sir Henry, his successor.

4. Anne, m. Henry Kitchingman, esq.

5. DoROHTY, m. WMlliam Peck, esq.

He d. 1661, and was succeeded by his son,

II. Sir HKNRY, m. Barbara, da. of Wil-
liam Gooch, esq., by whom he had,

1. Sir Henry, 3d bart.

2. Anne, m. her 2d cousin, sir Richard
Bacon, of Gillingham, bart.

He was succeeded by his only son,

III. Sir HENRY, m. Sarah, da. of sir
John Castleton, bart., by whom (who d.
3 Feb. 1727) he had,

1. Sir Edmund, his successor.

2. Henry ; 3. Nicholas, both d. unm.
4. Richard, m. Elizabeth, da. of Thomas

Palgrave, esq.

Sir Henry d. 1686, and was succeeded by
his eldest son,

IV. Sir EDMUND, m., 1st, Philippa, da.
and co-h. of sir Edmund Bacon, 4th bart. of
the Redgrave branch, and by her (who d.
I710) had issue, besides several children,
who d. num.

1. Sir Edmund, 5th bart.

2. S'r Henry-, 7th bart.

3. Sir Richard, 8th bart.

Sir Edmund in., 2dly, Mary, da. of John
Castell, of Raveningham, by whom he had,

4. Mary, m. Philip Bedingfield, esq.

5. Anne.

6. Castell, who by Elizabeth, da. of
Richard Dashwood, of Cockley Cley, co.
Norfolk, had 2 sons,

1. Sir Edmund, 9th bart.

2. Dashwood, b. 3 Jan. 1752, m. Anne-
Barbara, da. of Ogilvie, of St. Chris-
topher's, and d. 25 Sept. 1812, leaving

Sir Edmund d. 10 July 1721, and was
succeeded by his eldest son,

V. Sir EDMUND, who represented the
borough of Thetford in 3 parliaments; m.
Susan, da. of sir Isaac Rebow, knt., and
had issue,

1. Sir Edmuno, his sviccessor.

2. Susan, m. Francis Schutz, esq.

Sir Edmund d. 2 Oct. 1738, and was suc-
ceeded by his son,

VI. Sir EDMUND, d. unm. in 1750, and
was succeeded by his uncle,

VII. Sir HENRY, d. unm. in 1753, and
was succeeded by his lirolher,

VII. and VIll. Sir RlCHARD.whoon the
death of his kinsman, sir Edmund Bacon,
6th baronet of the Redgrave branch, suc-
ceeded to that title, and became premier
baronet. He was twice m., but d. without
surviving issue, 1773, when both the baron-
etcies of 1611 and l(i27 devolved on his
nephew of the half blood,

Ylll.andlX. SirEDMUND, son of Cas-
tell Bacon, before mentioned, 6.1749, >w.,Jan.
17/8, Anne, da. of sir William Beauchamp
Proctor, bart., and by her (who d. 26 Aug.
18i;i) had issue,

1. Sir Edmund, present bart.

2. Annk-Fiiances, b. 1781, m., 27 Dec.
1803, Edmund-Thomas Hussey, of Galtrim,
in Ireland, esq., grandson of Horatio, earl
of Orford.

3. Maria, b. 21 Sept. 1784, m., 11 Feb.
1808, capt. Edward Hodge, 7th regiment of
dragi ons, who was killed at Geiiappe, 16
June 1815.

4. Nicholas, b. 6 Jime 1786, »u., 14 Oct.
1813, J ant-. 2d da. of tht; late •McxaiiUcr


Bowker, of Lynn, co. Norfolk, esq., and
has issue,

1. Jane, w., 9 May 1832, William Hut-
ton, of Gate Burton, co. Line, esq.

2. Anne-Elizabeth.

3. Henry-Hickman.

4. Francis.

5. Hexkv, b. 29 Oct. lyPH, took the sur-
name of Hickman in addition to and after
Bacon, by royal sign manual, 1826.

Sir Edmund d. 5 Sept. 1820, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest son,

IX. and X.Sir EDMUND, present bart.,
being 9th bart. of Redgrave, and 10th bart.
of Mildenhall.

Arms — See Plate 1. Gules on a chief, ar-
gent, two mullets pierced, sable.

Crest — A boar statant, ermine.

Motto — Mediocria Firma.

Seat — Raveningham, co. Norfolk.

HOGKTON, of HoGHTON Tower, co. Lancaster.

22 May 1611.

Sir HENRY-PHILIP HOGHTON, Baronet, born 12 June 1768, suc-
ceeded his father, sir Henry, 9 March 1795, and was M.P. for Preston
1790 and 1796 ; married^ 13 Nov. 1797i Susanna, da. and sole h. of Peter
Brook, of AstleyHall, co. Lancaster, esq., and reUct of Thomas Townlev Par-
ker, esq., and has issue, — 1. HENRY, b. 3 Jan. 1799, m., 23 May'l820,
Dorothea, 2d, but eldest surviving da., and (by the death of her elder sister,
Mary, who m. Prince Eustace Sapeiha, of Poland, without issue) sole h. of
Peter- Patten Bold, of Bold, co. Lancaster, esq., and took the siirname of
Bold, in addition to and before Hoghton, and also the arms of Bold quar-
terly in the 2d quarter with those of Hoghton, by royal sign manual,
1825: he has issue, 1. Henry, b. 2 Aug. 1821; 2. Charles, b. 20 Nov.
1823 ; 3. Mary, b. 7 June 1825 ; 4. Dora, b. 12 Sept. 1826; 5. A son, b.
19 May 1828.^ — 2. Fanny-Elizabeth, b. 30 March 1800.

This family, anciently written de Hccton
and Hoghton, have been of great eminence
In the CO. of Lancaster in former ages. The
first mentioned is Adam de Hocton, who
lived in the time of Henry II., and whose
great-grandson was sir Adam de Hocton,
written kntv-5(» Hen. III.
The 15th in lineal descent from him was,
ceeded to a very great estate, was knighted
by queen Elizabeth, and made a bart. with
tfie first advanced to that dignity. He
served in several parliaments, co. Lancaster,
and entertained king James I. at Hoghton
tower for several days, on his progress into
Scotland in 1617; m. Catharine, da of sir
Gilbert Gerard, of Bromley, co. Stafford,
knt., master of the rolls, who rf. 17 Nov.
IGI7, and had by her,

1. Sir Gii-BERT, 2d bart.

2. Thomas; 3. Richard.

4. ratci.1ffe.

5. Roger, slain in Germany.

6. ANNE,m., 1st, sir John Cotton, knt.;
and 2dly, sir John Charleton, knt. and bart.

7. Catherine, m. James Stewart, lord

8. Elizabeth, to. Nicholas Girling, esq.

9. Gilibert, to. sir George Muscamp,

10. Frances; U. Alice.

12. Margaret.

13. Eleanor, ail d. unm.

Sir Richard rf. 12 Nov. 1630, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest son,

JI. Sir GILBERT, bart., knighted 21
July 1606. He was in great favour with
king James I., and afterwards distinguished
for loyalty to Charles I. He was knt. of the
shire co. Lancaster, jm. Margaret, eldest da.
and co-h.of sir Roger Aston, knt., by whom
(who d. 28 Dec. 1657) he had issue,

1. George, d. young.

2. Sir Richard, 3d bart.

3. Roger, killed in the battle at Hessam
Moor, in 1643.

4. Gilbert, to. Lettice, da. and co-h. Of
sir Francis Gabul, knt., andd. 1661.

5. Thomas, d. young.

6. Henry, m. Mary, da. of Peter Eger-
ton, of Shaw, co. Lancaster, esq., and relict
of sir Thomas Stanley, of BickerstafiF, bart.

7. Catherine, to." Thomas Preston, of
Holker, co. Lancaster, esq.

8. Mary, to. sir Hugh Calverley, knt.

9. Margaret, m. Alexander Rigby, of
Middleton, esq.

10. Anne.

Sir Gilbert d, April 1647, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest surviving son,

III. Sir RICHARD, who was knt. of the
shire co. Lancaster, to. Sarah, da. of Philip
Stanhope, 1st earl of Chesterfield, and had

1. Philip, d. young.

2. Sir Charles, 4th bart.

3. Ferdinand; 4. Gilbert.
5. Henry; 6. Benjamin.

7. Catherine; 8. Arabella.
9. Sarah.

Sir Richard d. Feb. 1678, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest son,

IV. Sir CHARLES, to., March 1676, Mary,
eldest da. of John Skeflington, 2d viscount
Massareene, (by Mary, only child of sir John
Clotworthy, the 1st viscount Massarene,)
and had issue by her (who d. 30 April 1732),

1. John, d. at the age of 21, unm.

2. Sir Henry, 5th bart.

3. Philip, d. 1747, having m., 1st, Ehza-
beth, da. of Thomas Sclater, of Denham,
CO. Lancaster, esq., by whom, who d. March
1731, he had issue. Sir Henry, 6th bart.;
and 2 das. Elizabeth and Mary, bothd. www.
He TO., 2dly, Margaret, da. of "Edward Rigby,
of Middleton, co. Lancaster, by whom, who
d. Feb. 1795, he had 1 da. Ann, to., 1774, the
rev. Humphry Shuttleworth.

4. Skeffington, d. unm. 1768.

5. James, d. young.

6. Mary, d. in 1710.

7. Cordelia, to. Robert Davie, esq.

B 2


8. Anna, m. Samuel Crook, esq.

!). Mahgarkt, ni. Sarauel Watson, esq,

1(1. Elizabeth, m. Thomas Fenton, esq.

11. Lucy, m. Thomas Lutwidge, esq.

Sir Charles was three times knt. of the
shire co. Lancaster. He d. 10 June 1710,
and was succeeded by his 2d son,

V. Sir HENRY, m. 1st, Mary, eldest da.
of sir William Boughton, bart., who d. in
1720; 2dly, Elizabeth, lady Russell, relict
of lord Jiimes Russell, 5th son of William,
the 1st duke of Bedford ; she d. Sept. 173(j;
3dly Susanna, eldest da. of Thomas Butter-
worth, esq., who survived him, and rf. 16
Oct. 1772, but left no issue. He served in
parliament many years for Preston, and
also for East Loo, in Cornwall. He d. 23
Feb. 17'}!!, and was succeeded by his nephew,

VI. Sir HENRY, (only son of Philip, .3d
son of sir Charles, 4th bart.,) b. 22 Oct.
I73K; m. in 176I, Elizabeth, only da. and h.
of William Ashurst, of Heddingham Castle,

CO. Essex, esq. She d. the following year,
in childbed, leaving a da.,

1. ELrzABETH, m. 1783, Lewis Majendie,

Sir Henry-m., 2dly, 8 July 17C6, Fanny,
eldest da. and co-h. of Daniel Booth, of
Hulton Hall, co. Essex, esq., and by her
(who d. in April 1803) had issue,

2. Sir Henry-Philip, present bart.

3. Daniel, a major-gen. in the army, b,
27 Aug. 1770. killed at the battle of Al-
buera, in Spain, 1(J May 1811, nnm.

Sir Henry represented the borough of
Preston nearly 30 years, and dying 9 March
1795, was succeeded by his eldest son,

VIL Sir HENRY-PHILIP, present bart.

Arms — See Plate 1. Sable, 3 bars argent.

Crest — A bull passant, argent.

Motto — Mnlg-re le tort.

Seats — Houghton Tower and Walton
Hall, both CO. Lancaster.

CLIFTON, of Cliftox, co. Nottingham.
22 May 1611.

Sir ROBERT CLIFTON, Baronet, borii June 17C7; succeeded his
father, sir Gervase, 20 Sept. 1815.

This family descends from Alvaredus
DE Clifton, who was warden of the castle
of Nottingham in the time of William
Peverell, bastard son of William the Con-
queror ; and the elder line has been con-
stantly seated at Clifton, near Nottingham,
down to the present time. Sir Gervase
Clifton, temp. Hen. VIL, 14th in descent
from Alvaredus, had 2 sons, from the eldest
of whom, Robert, the present baronet,
descends; and the younger, Gervase, was
of the Custom-house, London, and was
grandfather of Gervase Clifton, who was
summoned to parliament as a baron, 6
Jas. 1., which barony is now vested in the
eirl of Darnley.

Sir Gervase Clifton, of Clifton,
IfiLh in descent from Alvaredus, and son of
Robert above named, was knighted by
Queen p]lizabeth. He w., 1st, Mary, da. of
John, lord Neville, of Chete, co. York, by
whom he liad no surviving male issue ; and
2dly, Winifred, da. and h. of William
Thwaites, by whom he had an only son,
George, who <l. in his father's lifetime,
Aug. 15;t7, leaving his wife, Wiriifred, da.
of sir Anthony Thorold, of Marston, knt.,
enciente of a son. Sir Gervase himself (7.
in Jan. following, and was succeeded in his
estate by his grandson,

I. Sir GERVASE, 1st baronet, who was
only four months old at his grandfather's
decease. He was made K. B. at the coro-
nation of king James I., and afterwards ad-
vanced to the dignity of bart. He served
in 8 parliaments co. Nottingham and Ret-
ford, and was conmiissioncr at Oxford and
Newark for Charles the First. He was 7
times married; 1st, to Penelope, da. of
Robert Rich, earl of Warwick, d. Kil,'};
2dly, to Frances, da. of Fraixis ClitVord,
earl of Cumberland, f/. 1(;27 ; 3dly, to Mary,
da. of John Egioke ; 4thly, to Isabel, da.

of Meek; .'ithly, to Anne, da. of sir

Francis South, knt.r/. HW; (Jthly, to Jane,
da. of Anthony Kyre, d. KJ.'j.'); and 7tlily,
23 Dec. 105(J, to Alice, da. of Henry Hast-

ings, earl of Huntingdon, who survived
him, but d. in the same year with himself.
By his 3d, 4th, ')th, and 7th wives, he had
no issue. By his 1st he had,

1. Sir Gervase, 2d bart.
By his 2d,

2. Sir Clifford, knt., father of the 3d

3. Margaret, m., 1st, sir John South,
knt, ; 2dly, William Whichcote, esq. ; and
3diy, Robert, lord Hunsdon.

4. Frances, m., 1st, Richard Tempest,
esq. ; and 2dly, Anthony Eyre, esq.

5. Anne, m. sir Francis Rodes, knt.

6. Letitia, m. Clifton Rodes, esq., his

By his Gth wife, sir Gervase had,

7. Robert, father of sir Gervase, 4th

8. Charles, d. unm.

9. Jane, tn. Christopher Packs, esq.

10. Elizabeth; 11. Mary.

Sir Gervase d. 1666, and was succeeded
bv his eldest son,

'II. Sir GERVASE, m. Sarah, da. of
Timothy Pusey, esq., but dying without
issue 14 Jan. 167.'y, was succeeded by his

III. Sir WILLIAM, only surviving son of
sir Clitibrd Clifton, knt., and Frances, his
wife, da. of sir Heneage Finch, knt., re-
corder of London ; which sir Clifford was
the only son of sir Gervase by his 2d m.
This sir William (/. tnn)i., leaving two sis-
ters, his co-hs. : Catherine, m. sir John
Parsons, bart., ; and Arabella, m. sir Francis
Wheeler, knt., one of the admirals under
king William, who was cast away near Ca-
diz. He was succeeded by his cousin,

IV. Sir (iERVASE, eldest son of Robert
Clifion, es(i., son of sir Gervase, by Jane,
his (jth wife. He m. Anne, da. of Dudley
BagnelUof Nevviy,in Ireland, esq., by whom
(who survived him, and m., 2(lly, VVilliam
Blackbiirne, e&q., and d. 1734) he had one
da. .IiDir, a mm, and 15 sons, 10 of whom
(/. unin. ; the others were,


1. Sir Robert, 5th bart.

2. William, m. Mrs. Wharton, by whom
he had no issue.

3. Alfred, first an officer in the French,
afterwards in the Russian service.

4. DiJDLEY, who embraced a religious

5. George, m, Anne, only da. and h. of
Robert Sacheverell, esq., by whom he had
2 das. and 6 sons.

Sir Gervase d. in March 1730-1, and was
succeeded bv his eldest son,

V. Sir ROBERT, 7h. Frances, da. of
Nanfan Coote, earl of Bellamont, in the
Peerage of Ireland, (by lady Frances, his
wife, youngest da. of Henry de Nassau,
earl of Grantham,) by whom he had an
only da.,

1. Frances.

He jn., 2dly, in June 1740, , eldest

da. and co-h. of sir Thomas Lombe, knt.,
alderman of London, by whom, who d.
1748, he had,

2. Gervase, his successor.

Sir Robert was created a K.B. 1725; d.
17'>2, and was succeeded bv his onlv son,

VI. Sir GERVASE, m.'a da. and sole h.
of the Lloyds, in co. Pembroke, and by
her, who ^.17^0, of a putrid fever, by her

affectionate attendance on two of her sons,
who laboured under that disorder, had

1. Robert, present bart.

2. Gervase, d. 177^.

3. Juckf.s-Granville, who took the
surname of Juckes, in addition to and after
Clifton; m., 1st, 1704, Marsjaret, da. of
James deLancy, of Bath, esq., by whom he
had issue; and 2dly, 21 Aug. 1821, INIari-
anne, da. of John Swynfen, of Swynten-
house, CO. Stafford, by whom also he has

4. Sir Arthur-Benjamin, K. C. B.,
K.C.H., K.S.i\., K.S.W., major-general in
the armv.

5. Frances, m., 17f)7, the rev. Robert
Markham, archdeacon of York, son of the
late archbishop of York.

Sir Gervase d. 20 Sept. 1815, and was suc-
ceeded by his son,

VII. Sir ROBERT, present bart.

Arms — See Plate 1. Sable, semee of
cinquefoils, and a lion rampant, argent.

Crest — Out of a ducal coronet a demi
peacock, per pale, argent and sable, his
wings exprmded counterchanged.

Motto — Tencz le droit.

Seat — At Clifton, near Nottingham.

GERARD, of Bryn, co. Lancaster.
22 May IGll.

Sir JOHN GERARD, Baronet, born 8 Dec. 1804, succeeded his uncle,
sir William, 2 Aug. 182G; married, 3 Dec. 1827, Monica, da. of Thomas
Strickland Standish, of Standish Hall, co. Lancaster, and Sizergh, co.
Westmoreland, esq.

This family derives its origin from the
same ancestor as the duke of Leinster, the
marquess of Lansdowne, the lords Windsor
(extinct), and many others, viz. Otho or
Other, a powerful "English baron in the
time of king Edward tlie Confessor, whose
son, Walter Fitz-Other was, at the time of
the general survey of England 1(178, castel-
lan of Windsor. Gerald or Gerard, 3d son
of Walter Fitz-Other, had a son, William
Fitz-Gerard, who m, Emma, da. and h. of
Richard de Kingsley; his descendants con-
tinued the surname of Gerard, and settled
first at Kingsley, co. Chester, and after-
wards at the Brynne, co. Lancaster. From
a younger branch of this family, settled at
Ince, CO. Lancaster, descended Thomas
Gerard, created baron Gerard, of Gerard's
Bromley 1(103; and Charles Gerard, created
baron Gerard, of Brandon, and earl of
Macclesfield, all which titles are now ex-
tinct. Fourteenth in descent from William
Fitzgerard above named, was

I. Sir THOMAS GERARD, 1st bart.
The £'1000 which he was to have given for
the dignity was returned, in consideration of
his father's great sufferings upon account of
queen Mary, mother to king James the
First. He m., 1st, Cecily, da. of sir Walter
Maney, knt., by whom he had issue,

1. Sir Thomas, 2d bart.

2. FnANCKS, 7». Ralph Standish, of
Standish, co. Lancas'er, esq.

Sir Thomas ni., 2dly, Mary, da. of Sir
James Hawes, knt., lord-mayor of London,
and widow, 1st, of John Smythe, citizen
and mercer of London ; and 2dly, of Sir
Robert Lee, knt. ; and 3dly, Mary, da. of

William Dormer, esq., and wido'v of

Browne, esq.; by the last two he had no
issue. Sir Thomas d. and was succeeded
by his onlv son,

II. Sir THOMAS, 2d bart., m. Frances,
da. of sir Richard Molineux, bart. (ancestor
of the earls of Sefton), and had issvie,

1. Sir William, 3d bart.

2. Richard, went into Maryland with
Mr. Calvert, lord Baltimore's uncle, lord
proprietor thereof. He afterwards signa-
lized himself as an officer of the king's
army in the civil wars. After the restora-
ration of king Charles II. was appointed
cup-bearer to the queen-mother, and d.
Sept, 1()8(1, leaving issue.

3. Gilbert; 4." Peter; 5. Thomas; all
d. t(nm,

C), John, d. unm.

7. Frances, a nun, at Gravelines.
Sir Thomas d. and was succeeded by his
eldest son,

III. Sir WILLIAM, who, having ex-
l)ended large sums in the king's service
during the civil wars, and being one of the
last who held out fcr his majesty, had his
estate sequestrated, and was obliged to re-
purchase it from the parUament. Sir Wil-
liam m. Elizabeth, da. of sir Cuthbert
Clifton, knt., and had issue,

1. Sir William, 4th bart.

2. Thomas, who was first a captain, and
afterwards a monk.

3. Cuthbert, d. s.p.

4. John, who m. the heiress of Ince,
but d. s.p.

5. Frances, wifeof Francis Howard, esq.

IV. Sir WILLIAM, 4th bart., m., 1st,



Anne, da. of sir John Preston, bart., and
by her had issue,
1. Sir William, 5th bart. ; 2. Thomas.

3. John; 4. Francis; 5. Mary.

6. Elizabeth.

7. Anne, m. Charles Waterton, esq.

8. Bridget; O.Frances.
10. Winifred.

Sir William m., 2dly, Mary, sister of sir
Edward Mostwyn, of Talacre, co. Flint,
bart., and widow of James Poole, esq.;
by her he had no issue. He was succeeded
by his eldest son,

V. Sir WILLIAM, m. Mary, 2d da. of
John Cancefield, esq., by whom he had,

1. Anne; 2. Mary; 3. Elizabeth,
who all d. unm.

4. Sir William, 6th bart. ; S.John.
6. Thomas, who d. an infant.

VI. Sir WILLIAM, who succeeded his
father, m. Elizabeth, 4th da. of Thomas
Chfton, esq., by whom he had,

1. Sir William, 7th bart.

2. Sir Thomas, »th bart.

3. Sir Robert-Cansfield, 9th bart.

4. Mary.

Sir William d. 9 Dec. 1732, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest son,

VII. Sir WILLIAM, who d. unm. 22
March 1740, and was succeeded by his

VIII. Sir THOMAS, m. but d. without
male issue, 25 June 1780, was succeeded by
his next brother,

IX. Sir Robert-Cansfield, m. Cathe-
rine, da. of William Anderton, of Euxton,
esq., and by her (who rf. Jan. l)J21)had issue,

1. Sir Robert, 10th bart.

2. Sir William, 11th bart.

3. John, of Windle Hall, co. Lancaster,
m., 22 Feb. 1803, Elizabeth, da. of Edward
Ferrers, of Baddesley Clinton, co. War-

wick, esq., and d. 22 May 1822, leaving

1. Sir John, present bart.

2. William, b. 1» May 1806, m., March
1829, Mary, da. of B. Bretherton, of
Rainhill, co. Lancaster, es(i.

3. Robert, b. 12 May 1808.
Edward, b. 6 Jan. 1810, d. 8 May







Frederick-Sewallis, b. 23 Dec. 18II.

Thomas-Alexander, b. 11 July 1812.

Charles, b. 10 March 1814.

Eliza, b. 26 Feb. 1805, m., April 1830,
Henry Arundell, esq.

9. Catherine, b. 22 Oct. 1818.
4. Thomas, rf. young; 5. Elizabeth.

6. Maria, m. Thomas Stapleton, of
Grove, co. York, esq., and d. 9 Feb. 1827-

7. Catharine, m. Thomas Strickland
Standish, of Standish Hall, co. Lancaster,

8. Ellen, rf. an infant.

Sir Robert rf. 6 March 1784, and was suc-
ceeded bv his eldest son,

X. SIR ROBERT, who rf. during his
minority, at Liege, in Germany, 26 Aug.
1791, and was succeeded by his brother,

XI. Sir WILLIAM, b. 12 July 1773, m.,
21 Dec. 1795, Anna-Maria, da. of Miles
Stapleton, of Richmond, co. York, esq.,
but by her (who rf. 13 Sept. 1808) had no
issue, and rf. 2 Aug. 1826, was succeeded by
his nephew,

XII. Sir JOHN, present bart.

Arms — See Plate 1. Argent, a 'saltire,

Crest — A monkey statant proper, chained
round the loins, or.

Motto — En Dieu est man esp^rance.

Seat — At Garswood Hall, Warrington,
CO. Lancaster.

SHELLEY, of Maresfield Park, Sussex.
22 May 1 en.

Sir JOHN SHELLEY, Baronet, born 1771, succeeded his father, the

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