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ward Hartopp, of Dalby House, co. Leicester, esq., and has issue, 1. a

Da., b. 11 Feb. 1817 ; 2. a SON, b. Jan. 1818; 3. a Da., 6.26 Feb.

1819 ; 4. a Son, b. Sept. 1822.

The family of Palk is descended from
Henrp Palk, who was possessed of Am-
brooke, co. Devon, temp. Henry VII.

I. Sir ROBERT, 1st bart., was governor
of Madras 1763, to. Anne. da. of Arthur
Vansittart, esq., by whom he had issue,

1. Sir Laurence, 2d bart.

2. Anne, m. sir Bourchier Wrey, of Taw-
stock Court, near Barnstaple, bart., and d.

3. Catharine.

4. Amelia, d. young.

II. Sir LAURENCE, m., 1st, 1789, Mary
Bligh, eldest da. of John, 3d earl of Dam-
ley, and by her (who d. 1791) had issue,

1. Robert, who d. in the year following.
And2dly, 1792, Dorothy-Elizabeth Vaughan,
eldest da. of Wilmot, '4th viscount and 1st
earl of Lisbume, and had issue,

2. Sir Laurence-Vaughan, present bart.

3. Robert-John-Malet, barrister-at-law,
counsel to the chairman of committees of
the house of peers : b. 15 May 1794, to., 5 Aug.

1828, Harriette, youngest da. of George
Hibbert, esq., of Portland Place.

4. Elizabeth-Malet, 6.24 May 17.95, to.,
15 May 1818, Horace Seymour, esq., 3d son
of lord Hugh Seymour, and d. 18 Jan. 1827.

5. Wilmot-Henry, 6.24 Oct. 1796.

6. Mary, b. 14 May 1799.

7. John, 5. 25 April 1801.

8. Edward, b. 2 June 1804, d. 22 July

9. Arthur-George, b. 10 July 1806.

Sir Laurence d. 20 June 1813, and was suc-
ceeded by his son,

sent bart.

^/•w.j— See Plate 23. Sable, an eagle dis-
played, argent, beaked and legged, or, with-
in a bordure, engrailed, of the second.

Crest — On a semi-terrestrial globe, of the
northern hemisphere, proper, an eaglerising,
as in the arms.

Seats— Ax Haldon House, near Exeter; and
Torquay, co. Devon.

AFFLECK, of Colchester, co. Essex,

10 July 1782.

The rev. sir ROBERT AFFLECK, Baronet, M.A., in holy orders,
rector of Treswell, co. Notts, vicar of Silkstone, co. York, and pre-
bendarv of York, bor7i 27 Jan. 1765, succeeded his brother, sir James, 10
Aug. 1833 ; married, 16 May 1800, Maria, 2d da. of sir Elijah Impey, of

L 2



Newick Park, co. Sussex, knt., late chief justice of Bengal, by whom (who

d. 12 March 1825J he has issue, 1. GILBERT, h. 9 June 1804, »?., 20

Dec. 1834, Everina-Frances, eldest da. of Francis Elhs, of the Royal Crescent,

Bath, esq. ; 2.'Roijert, b. 28 July 1805 ; 3. Edmiind-Danby, 6. 2

Dec. 1808, d. 2 March 1809 ; 4. James-Danby, h. 16 Feb. 1810 ;

5. Edmund, b. 28 April 1812, d. 4 March 1813; 6. John, (twin with

Edmund,) b. 28 April 1812; 7- Geoiige, b. 27 June 1818; 8.

Mary-Philippa, b. 20 Aug. 1801; 9. Charlotte, b. 27 March

1803; 10. Harriett-Elizabeth, b. 5 April 1807, m., 23 May 1829,

John- Thomas Bridges, of St. Nicholas Court, in the Isle of Thanet, co.
Kent, esq. ; 11. Marian, b. 30 Dec. 1814.

This family is of Scotch extraction, and
possessed formerly, during a long hereditary
succession, an estate from which it derives
its name, at Auchinleck, in Ayrshire.

Gilbert Affleck, of DalhamHall, ro. Suf-
folk, esq., M.P. for Cambridge, 5th in de-
scent from sir John Auchinleck, 2d son of
Gilbert Auchinleck, of Auchinleck, m.
Anne, da. of John Dolben, esq., brother of
sir Gilbert Dolben, bart, and had issue,

L John, h. 13 Feb. 1703, d. 27 March

2. JoHN.of Dalham Hall, esq., M.P. for
Suffolk, h. 12 Feb. 17IO, m. Sarah, only da, of
James Metcalfe, of Roxton, co. Bedford,
esq., and d. 17 Feb. 177(i, leaving issue by
her, (who d. 5 March 1774,)

1. Sir Gilbert, 2d bart.

2. John, in holy orders, rector of St.
Columb, CO. Cornwall, b. 22 Jan. 1743, d.
tmm. 17H1.

3. William, capt. R.N., h. 19 Jan. 1744,

5)!. Harriett-Anne, da. of Crawley,

esq., H. M. consul at Smyrna, but d. s.p.

3. Rev. Gilbert, in holy orders, rector
of Dalham, h. 15 Nov. I7II, m., 22 Feb. 1746,
Elizabeth, da. of Richard Clopton, and d.
24 April 1763, leaving issue by her, (who d.

1. Elizabeth, d. nnm. 24 Aug. 1773, set.

2. Charlotte, m., 1787, rev. Thomas
Sheriffe, M.A., rector of Uggeshall, co.
Suffolk, and d. 7 Aug. 1798.

4. Charles, b. 6 Dec. 1712, d. 10 Oct.

5. Thomas, b. 13 April 1715, d. 25 Dec.

6. James, in holy orders, M.A., vicar of
Fineiion, co. Northampton, perpetual cu-
rate of Daventry, and prebendary of South-
well, b. 18 Aug. I7I6, )n., 1757, Mary, only

da. of Proctor, of Clay Coton, co.

Northampton, and d. Nov. 1784, leaving
issue by her, (whod. 1772,)

1. Sir James, 3d bart.

2. Thomas, capt. R.N., 6. 21 Aug. 17G2,
d. unm. I!i05.

3. Edmund, b. 25 July 1763, d. 176G.

4. Sir Robert, present bart.

5. Charles, b. 15 July 1768, d. an in-

6. Edmund, capt. 43d regiment, b. 21
Dec. 1771 > d- unm. in the West Indies,

7. Mary, 6.3 May 1758, d. 1773.

8. Anne, b. 3 April 176(i, d. Aug. 1832.

0. Philippa, b. 30 June 1767, m., July
1021, sir Digby Mackworth, bart.

7. William, in holy orders, B.D., rector
of Nonh Luffenham, co. Rutland, and vicar
of Potton, CO. Beds., b. 30 Oct. 1717, m.
Catherine, only da. of Richard Daston,
esq., and d. fi Sept. litOfi, leaving issue,

1. Gilbert, lieut.-col. Suffolk militia,
TO., 1st, Mary Smith, of Stamford, co.

Lincoln, and had issue; 1. Mary, m.

Peacock, esq. : he w., 2dly, Jane, da. of
Edward Smythies, of Colchester, esq.,
and d. 26 April 1831, leaving issue by her,
2. Gilbert; 3. Mart/.

2. William, capt. R.N., d. tinm. 1794.

3. Charlotte, m. rev. Septimus Hodson,
D.D., rector of Thrapston, co. North-

4. Frances, d. tmm. 1799.

5. Elizabeth, m. baron Fyffe, of the
German empire.

8. Samuel, b. 11 Aug. 1821, d. in Bengal,
25 Jan. 1747.

9. Robert, 6. 26 Aug. 1722, d. 9 March

10. Sir Edmund, created a bart.

11. Philip, vice-admiral of the white,
b. 2 May 1726, d. unm. 22 Dec. 1799.

12. Jermyn, b. 26 March 1729, d. April

13. Anne, b. 26 July 17O6, d. unm. 1794.

14. Elizabeth, 6. 14 Jan. 1714, m., 8
March 1737, Robert-Cotton Trefusis, of
Trefusis, co. Cornwall, esq., ancestor of lord

15. Catharine, b. 4 Feb. 17I8, m. Wil-
liam Metcalfe, of Fordham Abbey, co.
Cambridge, esq., and d. May 176(1.

16. Mary, b. 18 March 1723, m. William
Danby, of Swinton Park, co. York, esq,

17. Louisa, b. 27 Nov. 1727, d. 23 Aug.

18. Charlotte, 6, 9 April 1737, m., 1st,
John Scotchmer, of Troston Hall, co. Suf-
folk, and 2dly, sir William Dolben, of
Finedon, co. Northampton, bart., and d.
his widow, s.p., 12 March 1820.

L Sir EDMUND AFFLECK, bart., 10th
son; b. 19 April 1725; an admiral of the
red, entered at an eai-ly age into the navy,
and distinguished himself in his profession ;
he received the thanks of both houses of
parliament, and was created a bart. 28 May
1782, with remainder to the issue male of
his father, in acknowledgement of his ser-
vices in leading the centre division of the
fleet commantled by admiral sir George
Rodney, on the 12 April 1782, in the success,
ful engagement with the French fleet under
Le Compte de Grasse. Soon after his re-
turn to England, he was elected M.P. for
(^okhester: he m., 1st, Esther, da. of John
Ruth, esq., (who rf. 15 Dec. 1787,) and 2dly,
14 May 1788, Mary, widow of William
Smythies, of Colcliester, esq., but d. s.p.
19 Nov. 1789, was succeeded, according to
the limitations of the patent, by his ne-


II. Sir GILBEHT, b. 24 Dec. 1740, m.
Mary, da. of 'I'honias Clark, of New York,
widow of Ri<har(l Vassall, of Jamaica, esq.,
and mother of Klizabeth, baroness Holland,
but rf. without issue, 17 July 1808, was suc-
ceeded by his cousin,

III. Sir JAMES, lieut.-gen. in the army,
and lieut.-col. 16th dragoons; 6.29 April 1759,



d. unm. 10 Aug. 1833, and was succeeded by
his brother,

IV. Sir ROBERT, present and 4thbart.

Arnis — See Plate 23. Argent, three bars,

Ciest — An ear of wheat bearded, proper.
Motto — Pretiosum quod utile.

BRISCO, of Crofton Place, co. Cumberland.

11 July 1782.

Sir WASTELL BRISCO, Baronet, horn 1778, succeeded his father, sir
John, 27 Dec. 1805, sheriff of Cumberland, 1813; married., 18 Nov. 180G,

miss Sarah Lester, by whom he has issue, 1. a Son, i. 3 and <i. 11 Sept.

1807 ; 2. ROBERT, b. 17 Sept. 1808, m., 10 July 1832, Anne, 3d da.

of George Rimington, of Tyne-Field House, co. Cumberland, esq. ; 3.

Hylton-Harvey, b. 24 March 1810 ; 4. Wastell, b. 26 Oct. 1812.

This family is of great antiquity in the
county of Cumberland, and acquired the
estate of Crofton Hall by the marriage of
Isold Briskoo with Margaret, da. and
sole h. of John Crofton, of Crofton, temp.
Ric. II. In 1665 the pedigree of the family
was recorded at the visitation of Cumber-
land by William Brisko, then of Crofton,
and of Lincoln's Inn, lineal descendant of
Isold above named. He was great-grand-
father of

John Brisco, of Crofton, D.D., rector
of Orton, and vicar of Aspatrie, m. Catha-
rine, da. of John Hylton, esq., by whom he
had issue,

1. Sir John, 1st bart.

2. Richard, a lieut. in the army, killed
in Germany.

3. HoRTON, a colonel in the East India

4. WiLLiAM-MusGRAVE, an officer in the

5. James, in holy orders, rector of Orton.

6. Dorothy, m. Jacob Morland, esq.

7. Margaret, rf. imm.

I. Sir JOHN, the eldest son, was created
a bart. as above, m. Caroline-Alicia, da. of
Gilbert-Fane Fleming, esq., and by her (who
d. 27 Dec. 1822) had issue,

1. Camilla-Caroline, h. 1777'

2. Sir Wastell, 2d bart.

3. Caroline, b. 1779-

4. Frances, b. in 1780, d. unm. 8 Aug.


5. Fleming-John, b. 1781.

6. Augusta, 6. 1783; 7- Emma, 6. 1784,

8. Fredebick-William, d. 19 April

Sir John d. 27 Dec. 1805, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest son,

II. Sir WASTELL, present bart.

Arms — See Plate 23. Argent, three grey-
hounds, current, in pale sable.

Crest — A greyhound, current, sable, seiz-
ing a hare, proper.

Seat — At Crofton Hall, co. Cumberland.

APREECE, of Washingley, co. Huntingdon.

12 July 1782.

Sir THOMAS-GEORGE APREECE, Baronet, born 19 Aug. 1791, suc-
ceeded his father, sir Thomas-Hussey, 27 May 1833.

This family is of great antiquity, being
descended from Gruffiith ap Rees, prince of
South Wales. He m. Maud, da. of Walter
de Bruce, lord of Brecknock, from whom
descended Blethen ap Maynerch, lord of
Brecknock, who m. Oten, da. of Tudor,
king of South Wales. The 4th in descent
from him was Rees ap Howell, whose pos-
terity were denominated ap Rees for several
generations, but at length'the present mode
of writing it was adopted by

Robert Apreece, esq., who was col.
in the royal army, and was killed at Lin-
coln in the civil wars. He m. Jane, da. of
sir Henry Bedingfield, knt., by whom he

Robert, who d. 25 Feb. 1723. He m.
Frances, da. and h. of Henry Bexwell, esq.,
and had issue,

Robert, m. Sarah, da. and co-h. of sir
Thomas Hussey, bart., by whom he had

Thomas-Hlssey, who m. Dorothy, da.
and co-h. of sir Nathan Wright, bart., and
liad issue,

1. Sir Thomas-Hussey, created a bart.

2. Charles, m. and had issue.

Sir THOMAS-HUSSEY, b. 15 Nov. 1744,
created a bart. 12 July 1782, m. Dorothea,
youngest da. and co-h. of Shuckburgh
Ashby, of Queenby, co. Leicester, esq., by
whom (who d. 26 Dec, 1822) he had issue,

1. Emily, m. George-Sandford Peacocke,

2. Shuckburgh-Ashby, b. 17 Dec. 1773,
d. 6 Oct. 1807, having m., 3 Oct. 1791), Jane,
da. and h. of Charles Kerr, esq., (who ni.,
2diy, 11 April 1812, sir Humphry Davy,

3. Sir Thomas-George, present bart.

4. Lucy, m., 24 Feb. 1817, Hildebrand-
Meredith Parratt, esq., R.A.

Sir Thomas-Hussey d. 27 May 1833, and
wfvs succeeded by his only surviving son,

li. Sir THOMAS-GEORGE, present and
2d bart.

Arms — See Plate 23. Sable, three spears'
heads, argent, embrued.

Crest — A spear's head, as in the arms.

Motto — Labora ut in eeternum vivas.

Seats — At W'ashingley, co. Huntingdon ;
Honnington, co. Lancaster ; Effingham
House, CO. Surrey.



KENT, (now EGLETON-KENT,) of Fornham St. Genevieve,

CO. Suffolk.

16 Aug. 1782.

Sir CHARLES EGLETON-KENT, Baronet, born 15 Feb. 1819, sue
ceeded his father, sir Charles, 5 Dec. 1834.

Sir Charles Egleton, sheriff of Lon-
don 1743, received the honour of knight-
hood during his shrievalty; ?«., If) Jan.
1743, Sarah, only da. of Samuel Kent, of
Fornham St. Genevieve, co. Suffolk, esq.,
IVI.P. for Ipswich, (son of Thomas Kent, a
Norway merchant, and grandson of Griffith
Kent, also a Norway merchant,) and sister
and h. of Samuel Kent. He d. 25 April 176J),
leaving issue by her (who d. 4 Dec. 1790)
a son,

I. Sir CHARLES, who assumed the name
of Ke)it after that of Egleton, in pursuance
of the will of his maternal grandfather, and
was created a bart. as above, ni. Mary, da.
and co-h. of Josiah Wordsworth, of Words-
worth, CO. York, esq., and by her (who d.
17 Sept. 1817) had issue,

1. .Sir Charles, 2d bart.

2. Mary, m., 1 Oct. 1811, sir John-Hey-
ford Thorold, bart., and d. Dec. 1829.

3. Sarah-Anne, m., March 1807, Leonard-
Walbanke Childers, esq.

4. Louisa-Elizabeth, m., Dec. 1820, sir
J. Litchford, of Boothby Pagnall, co. Lin-

Sir Charles rf. 14 March 1811, and was suc-
ceeded by his son,

II. Sir CHARLES, nu, 4 March 1818,
Sophia-Margaret, da. of William, 1st earl
Beauchamp, by whom (who d. 16 Nov.
1834) he had issue.

Sir Charles, present bart.
Sir Charles d. 5 Dec. 1834, aet. 50, and was
succeeded bv his son,

III. Sir CHARLES, present and 3d bart.
Arnw—See Plate 23. Gules, three cinque-
foils, ermine.

Crest — A lion's head, erased.
Seat — Little Poynton House, Grantham,
CO. Lincoln.

GEARY, of PoLESDEN, CO. Surrey.

17 Aug. 1782.

for the western division of Kent ; bo7-n 13 Nov. 1810, succeeded his father,
sir Wilham, Aug. 1825.

Francis Geary, of Cheddington, co.
Bucks, afterwards of Arcall Magna, near
Wellington, co. Salop, m., 10 Nov. 16(33,
Judith, da. and h. of Robert Barker, and
by her (who d. 1685-6) he had Corbetta,
Susannah, Robert, and John, who all d.
without issue; and

I. Sir FRANCIS, 1st bart., b. 1709. He
was admiral of the white, commander of
the grand fleet 1780, and was created a bart.
as above; m. Mary, only child of Philip
Bartholomew, by Mary, his 2d wife, da. of
Leonard Thomas, by whom (who d. 28
Aug. 1778) he had issue,

1. Francis, a cornet in gen. Burgoyne's
light dragoons, killed in an action in Ame-

2. Sir William, 2d bart.

3. Mary, b. 1749, m. sir Thomas Hare,
bart., and rf. Dec. 1801.

4. Judith, b. 1750.

5. Elizabeth, b. 17-^4, m., 8 April 1782,
sir John-Papillon Twisden, bart., and rf.
Jan. 1816.

Sir Francis rf. 1796, and was succeeded by

his eldest surviving son,

II. Sir WILLIAM, 2d bart., M.P. for co.
Kent, in 1796 and 1802, and a director of
Greenwich Hospital ; m., 15 Jan, 1810,
Henrietta, widow of Edward Dering, esq.,
eldest son of sir Edward Dering, bart., and
da. and co-h. of Richard Neville, of Fur-
ness, CO. Kildare, esq., and had issue,



2. Francis, 6. 12 April 1816.

Sir William rf. Aug. 1825, and was succeeded
by his eldest son,

LETT, present and 3d bart.

^;»M— See Plate 23. Gules, two bars, or,
charged with three mascles, two and one;
azure, on a canton, argent, an anchor,

Ci est— Out of a naval crown, a dexter arm
embowed, in naval uniform, supporting a
flag, argent, thereon a cross, couped, gules.

Motto — C/iiiee.

Seat— Ai Oxon-Hoath, co. Kent.


13 Jan. 1783.
Sir PETER PARKER, Baronet, born 2 Nov. 1809, succeeded his father,

sir Peter, 30 Aug. 1814.

I, Sir PETER PARKER, 1st bart., so
created as above, was son of rear-admiral
Christopher Parker, a native oi Ehtfland,
(who rf. in Henry-street, Dublin, 1 Feb.
1765, leaving issue, sir Petkr, 1st bart.,
and George d. 1791,) was bred to the navy.

and proceeded through every step of his
profession till, in 1779, on the death of earl
Howe, he was appointed admiral of the
fleet; m. miss Nugent, of the family of the
earls of Westmeath, and by her (who d. 18
Jan. 1802) had issue.



1. Christopher, vice-admiral of the
blue, who d. during the lifetime of his fa-
ther, 2(J May 1804, having m. Augusta-
Barbara-Charlotte, da. of admiral the hon.
John Byron, son of William, 4th lord By-
ron, and by her (who d. 10 March 1784) left

1. Sir Peter, 2d bart.

2. John-Edmund-George.

3. Charles-Christopher, captain R.N.

4. Julia-Maria, m., 5 May 1817, captain
Charles- Parker Ellis, of the grenadier

2. Walter, d. young.

3. Antoinette, m., 1795, John Ellis, of
Hurlingham, co. Middlesex, esq., sometime
of Jamaica, (brother of the 1st lord Sea-
ford,) and d. Sept. 1829.

4. Anne, m., 10 Sept. 1800, George Ellis,
esq., of Sunning Hill, co. Berks, cousin of
lord Seaford.

Sir Peter d. 21 Dec. 1811, and was suc-
ceeded by his grandson,

II. Sir PETER, captain R.N., m., 11
Feb. 1809, Marianne, 2d da. of sir George

Dallas, of Petsall, co. Stafford, bart., (by
the hon. Catharine Blackwood, da. of
Dorcas, baroness Dufferin and Claneboye,)
and by her (who m., 2dly, 15 Aug. 1818,
Michael Bruce, eldest son of Crawford
Bruce, esq., of Geneig, North Britain) had

1. Sir Peter, 3d bart.

2. Edmund-Charles-John, 6. July 1812,
d. 28 May 1823.

3. George, b. 20 Feb. 1814, d. 13 Nov

Sir Peter was mortally wounded while
commanding a party of seamen and marines,
at the storming of the American camp at
Bellaire, near Baltimore, 30 Aug. 1814, aged
29. He was succeeded by his eldest son,

III. Sir PETER, present bart.

^rm*— See Plate23. Gules, on a chevron,
argent, between three keys erect, or, as
many fleurs-de-lis, azure.

Crest — An elephant's head and neck, ar-
gent, eared gules.

Seat — At Chaurand, co. Essex.

DINER,) of RocH-CouRT, Fareham, co. Hants.

14 Jan. 1783.

his father, sir James, 21 Aug. 1805, and was High-SherifF co. Hants, 1810,
horn 2 Sept. 1785 ; married^ Aug. 1807, Frances, 2d da. of the late Oswald
Mosley, of Bolesworth Castle, co. Chester, esq., and sister of sir Oswald

Mosley, bart., and has issue, 1. Francis, b. 12 and d. 23 May 1808;

2. Frances-Elizabeth, b. 16 April 1809 ; 3. Barbara, b. 29

June 1810 ; 4. JAMES, b. 5 Sept. 1812 ; 5. John-Brocas, b. 18

March 1814; 6. Grace-Emily, b. 30 Sept. 1815; 7. Mary-
Anna, b. 6 Aug. 1817 ; and two children who d. infants.

Thomas Whalley, of Sparth, in the
parish of Whalley, co. Lancaster, m. Ellen,
da. of Barton, and had issue, 1. Thomas, d.
unm. ; 2. James, of Clerkhill, also d. unm.
1734; and 3.

John, of Blackburn, d. 1 April 1733,
having m. Anne, da. of Randle Sharpies,
gent., and leaving issue, (besides several
children who d. infants or utwi.,)

1. Robert, M.D.

2. John, of Blackburn, m. and left issue,
two das.

3. James, of Clerkhill, a bencher of the
Middle Temple, d. unm. 20 Feb. 1780.

4. Esther, m. John Starkey, of Hey-
wood Hall, CO. Lancaster, esq.

Robert Whalley, eldest son of John,
was of Oxford, M.D., m., 1742, Grace, only
surviving child and h. of dr. Bernard Gar-
diner, warden of All Souls, Oxford, (youngest
son of sir William Gardiner, of Roch
Court, CO. Hants, who was created a bart.
1660, brother of sir Brocas Gardiner, bart.,
whod. 1739, and uncle of sir William Gar-
diner, 3d and last bart. of the family, who
d. unm. 1747,) by Grace, da. and at length,
on failure of her brother's issue, co-h. of
sir Sebastian Smythe, of Cuddesden, co.
Oxon, knt., and d. 2 April 1709, leaving
issue by her, (who d. 5 Jan. 1777>)

1. Sir John, created a bart. as above.

2. Sir James, heir and successor to his

3. Thomas-William, &. 2 Sept. 1754.

4. Grace, m. sir William-Henry Ash-
hurst, knt., justice of the King's Bench.

Sir JOHN, D.CL,, of Tackley, co.

Oxford, his eldest son, h. 26 May 1743,
served in parliament for Westbury, co.
Wilts, 1781 to 1784, and was sheriff co.
Hants, 1785, succeeded to the estates of
Roch-Court, upon the death of sir William
Gardiner, bart., 1779, and in pursuance of
his will assumed the name and the arms of
Gardiner, 11 Nov. 1779, and that of Smythe
between Whalley and Gardiner, by royal
sign manual, 1787 : he was created a bart.
14 Jan. 1783, with remainder, on failure of
issue male of his body, to his brothers,
James and Thomas-William, and the heirs

maleof their bodies: m., 7 July 1787, , da.

of Benjamin Newcombe, dean of Rochester,
but dying without issue, 18 Nov. 1797, was
succeeded by his brother,

II. Sir JAMES, A.M., of Clerk-Hall, co.
Lancaster, was b. 1 Oct. 1748; entered Mag-
dalen, Oxon, 1764, and Middle Temple,
London, 30 Nov. 1768; sheriff for co. Lan-
caster 1783, and a justice of the peace ; m,,
28 Oct. 1784, Elizabeth, 2d da. of the rev.
R. Assheton, D.D., of Middleton, co. Lan-
caster, by whom (who d. in childbed of her
only child, 8 Sept. 1785, aged 24) he had

1. Sir James, present bart.

He m., 2dly, 3 Dec. 1789, Jane, eldest da. of
the rev. R. Master, D.D., of Croston, co.
Lancaster, by whom he had,

2. Robert, 6. 7 Oct. 1790, who inherited
the Lancashire estate.

3. Elizabeth, 6. 29 Jan. 1792.

4. John, b. 1 Jan. 1793.

5. Barbara, b. 14 Feb. 1794.

6. Grace, b. 11 May 1795.



7. William, b. 29 July 17%.

8. Thomas, 6. 18 Aug. 1797, d. 28 April

9. Caroline, b. 17 Oct. 1798.

Sir James rf. 21 Aug. 1805, and was succeeded
by his eldest son,
III. Sir JAMES, present bart.

Arms — See Plate 23. Or, on a chevron,
gules, between three griffins' heads, erased,
azure, two lions, counter-passant, of the

Crest — A Saracen's head, couped at the
shoulders, proper.

Seat — At Roch-Court, co. Hants.

GRAHAM, of Netherbt, co. Cumberland.
15 Jan. 1783.


for the eastern division of Cumberland, and late first Lord of the Admi-
ralty, born 1 June 1792, succeeded his father, sir James, 13 April 1824;
married, 8 July 1819, Fanny-Calendar, youngest da. of sir James Camp-
bell, of Ardinglass, and has issue, 1. FREDERIC-ULRIC, b. 2 April

1820 ; 2. Constance-Helen, and other issue, of whom a Son and

Da. (twins) b. 15 Feb. 1833, and a Da., b. 2 Oct. 1834.

For the earlier part of the genealogy of
this family, see Graham, of Esk, created
a bart. I(j29.

Sir George Graham, of Esk, 2d bart.
left, besides his successor, sir Richard, a 2d

William, D.D., dean of Carlisle and
Wells, and clerk of the closet to queen
Anne, who d. 1712, leaving two sons,
Charles, ancestor of the present sir Robert
Graham, of Esk, and

Robert, M.A., to whom his aunt, Ca-
therine, lady Widdrington, last surviving
sister of sir Richard Graham, of Esk, 1st
viscount Preston, on her death without
issue in 17.'''7> devised her estates. He ni.

, da. of Reginald Graham, and had


1. Charles, m. , da. of Richard

Gorges, of Ely, M.P., and d. 14 Feb. 1782,
leaving an only da., m., 5 Dec. 1811, John
Webbe- Weston, of Sutton Place,and Sarnes-
field, both co. Hereford, esq.

2. Sir James, 1st bart.

3. William, who was a capt. 55th regi-
ment of foot, m. miss Herffy, and d. leaving
a son.

4. Fergus, LL.B., rector of Arthuret
and Kirk Andrews ; m., 1st, 1792, Johanna
Gale, niece of Humphrey .Senhouse, esq.,
and has issue ; and 2aly, 21 Feb. 1809, Jane,
eldest da. of the late William Paley, D.D.,
archdeacon of Carlisle, and subdean of

5. Catharine, m., 2 June 1785, Thomas
Garforth, esq.

I. JAMES, his 2d son, was created a bart.
as above, b. in April 1761, m., 1785, lady Ca-
therine, eldest da. of John-Stewart, 7th
earl of Galloway, K.T., by whom he had

1. Jasies-Robert-George, present bart.

2. William, in holy orders.

3. Charles ; 4. George.

5. Elizabeth-Frances, d. 7 Sept. 1810.

6. Elizabeth-Anne, m., 14 March 1816,
rev. William Waddilove, only son of the
dean of Ripoii.

7. Catherine-Maria.

8. Caroline, ni., June 1821, Wilfrid Law-
son, of Broughton House, co. Cumberland,

9. Georgiana-Susan.

10. Harriet-Anne, m., lOJuly 1832, cap-
tain Frederick Madan, E. I. C. S.

11. Charlotte, »»,, 26 June 1828, sir
George Musgrave, bart.

12. Caroline.

Sir James d. 13 April 1824, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest son,

second and present bart.

Anm — See Plate 2.'1. Or, on a chief,

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