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North Elmham, co. Norfolk, (by Elizabeth,
his wife, da. of Edward Lombe, of Weston,
and sister and co-h. of Edward Lombe, also
of Weston, who was sheriff of Norfolk,
1714,) and rf. 30 June 1751, leaving issue,

1. Richard-Paul.

2. Sir Paul, ISI.D., physician to the na-
bob of Arcot, knighted 26 Oct. 1787, m. Jane
Bewicke, and rf. at Madras, 1803, leaving
one da.

3. Henry, of Bayfield Hall, co. Norfolk,
M.P., m. Johanna, eldest da. of John Wey-
land, and rf. without issue, 11 March. 1814.

4. Elizabeth, m. Richard-Warburton
Lytton, esq.

Richard-Paul Jodrell, esq., F.R.S.,
F.A.S., D.C.S., sometime M.P. for Seaford,
son and h. of Paul and Elizabeth Warner,
b. 13 Nov. 1745, m., 19 May 1772, Vertue, eld-
est da. and co-h. of Edward Hase, of Sail,



CO. Norfolk, esq,, (2d son of John Hase> of
Great Melton, co. Norfolk, esq., by Mary,
dA. of Edward Lombe, and sister of Eliza-
beth Warner, above named,) and d. 26 Jan.
1831, having had issue by her, (who d. 23
March 180(i,)
1. Paul ; 2. Paul, both d, infants.

3. Sir Richard-Paul, present bart.

4. Edwakd, m., 9 Oct. 1812, Mary, 4th
da. of William-Lowndes Stone, of Bright-
well, CO. Oxford, and has issue.

5. SHfiLDON, in holy orders.

6. Sophia.

7. Louisa, (twin with Sophia,) m. Richard
Jennings, esq., and d. 22 July 1826.

L Sir JOHN HASE, (brother of Edward
Ha5e, above mentioned, the father of mrs.
Vertue Jodrell,) took the surname of
LoMBE only, by act of parliament, 1762, on
succeeding to the estates of his uncle, Ed-
ward Lombe, above mentioned, and was

created a bart. 22 Jan. 1784, with remainder
severally to his brother, Edward Hase, of
Sail, in the above co., esq , and the heirs
male of the body of Vertue, wife of Ri-
chard-Paul Jodrell, of Saxlingham, co.
Norfolk, esq., niece of the said sir John
Lombe. Sir John dying tmm. at the ad-
vanced age of 86, 27 May 1817, and having
survived his said brother, (who d. 18(t4,) was
succeeded, agreeably to the limitation of
the patent of creation, by his great-nephew,

II. Sir RICHARD-PAUL, present bart.

Amis — See Plate 24. Ermmes, a trefoil
slipped, or, between three round buckles,
argent, tongues pendent.

Crest — A demi cock, wings erected, or,
combed and wattled, gules, issuant out of a
wreath of roses gules seeded, or.

Motto — Non sibi, sed patrice natus.

Seats— S^lW Park, Norfolk; Nethercott
House, Oxfordshire.

DURRANT, ofScoTTOWE, co. Norfolk.
22 Jan. 1784.

May 1807, succeeded his father, sir Thomas, 22 May 1829; married, 23
June 1830, Agnes, da. of Robert Marsham, of Stratton Strawless, co. Nor-
folk, esq., which lady d. 28 April 1831, aet. 18: he m., 2dly, 31 Jan. 1833,
Julia, da. of T. H. Stracey, esq., and niece of sir Edward Stracey, bart.

William Durrant, descended from the
Durrants, co. Derby, settled at Scottowe,
CO. Norfolk, in the beginning of the 17th
century. William Durrant, his 3d son,
was b. about 1616, and d. 17(M>, leaving,

1. Thomas, b. 1656, and d. 1727. By his
nd wife, Anne, widow of John Coker, and
da. of Thomas She well, he had one da.,

Margaret, 6. 1715, m. her cousin, Davy
Durrant ; she d. 1742.

2. Daniel, m. Susan, da. of Jehoshaphat
Postle, by whom he had an only son,

Davy, who m. his cousin, Margaret, and
' d. 1759, leaving one da., Susamuih, m. the
late sir Randal Ward, and two sons ; 1. sir
Thomas, 1st bart. ; 2. Daniel, who d. itnm.
I. Sir THOMAS, the eldest son, was cre-
ated a bart. 10 Dec. 1783, m. Susannah, eld-
est da. of Hambleton Custance, of Wes-
ton, CO. Norfolk, esq., and had issue,

1. Thomas, 6. 11 Jan. 1774, and d. an in-

2. Sir Thomas, 2d bart.

3. William, b. 14 Jan. 177.O.

4. Susannah, b. 20 Sept. 1776, nu, 19

May 1795, Samuel, eldest son of John Swin-
fen, of Swinfen, co. Stafford, esq.

Sir Thomas d. 1790, and was succeeded
by his son,

II. Sir THOMAS, 2d bart., b. 1775, m.,
1799, Susanna, da. of J. Steenbergen, by
whom (who d. 9 Dec. 1833, aet. 82) he had

1. Sir Henry-Thomas-Estridge, pre-
sent bart.

2. A Da.

3. Emily-Mary-Swinfen, m., 18 June
1821, rev. Thomas-Lovick Cooper, rector of
Ingoldesthorpe, co. Norfolk.

Sir Thomas d. 22 May 1829, and was suc-
ceeded by his son,

RIDGE, 3d and present bart.

Amis — See Plate 24. Or, a cross crosslet,
ermines between four ermine spots, sable.

Crest — A boar per fess, wavy, argent, and
gules, pierced in the side with a broken
spear, proper.

Seat — At Scottowe, co. Norfolk.

22 Jan. 1784.

Rev. Sir HENRY LESLIE, Baronet, in holy orders, M.A., rector of
Sheep-hall, co. Herts, and VV^etherden, co. Suffolk, prebendary of Exeter,
ftud one of his majesty's chaplains in ordinary ; born 21 Sept. 1783 ; married^
15 Feb. 1816, Elizabeth-Jane, youngest da. of the rev. James Oaks, of
Tostock, CO. Suffolk, (who d. 12 Dec. ISlC.)

The family of Pepys
antiquity in the county of Cambridge.

of considerable

<:hard Pkpys, 2d son of John Pci)ys, of

was bred to the b£

Cottenham, in that co.


and appointed lord-ehief-justice of Ireland,
1(!()5 ; his great -grandscm,

William-Pkpys, of London, banker, m.
Hannah, da. of dr. Richard Russell, and



widow of Alexander Weller, and d, 1741,
leaving issue by her, (who rf. Nov. 1702,) two

1. Sir WILLIAM-WELLER, created a
bart. 1801, {see that title,) and

2. Sir Lucas, M.D. F.R.S., physician
general to the anny, created a bart., as
above, with remainder to his brother Wil-
liam- Weller Pepvs, esq., afterwards sir
William- Weller Pepys, bart.; m., 1st, 3()
Oct. 1772, Jane-Elizabeth Leslie, countess of
Rothes, in the peerage of Scotland, by
whom (who d. 2 June 1810) he had issue,

1. Sir Charles, 2d bart.

2. Henrietta, b. 1 June 1777, m., 29 Nov.
1804, William Courtenay, esq., clerk-as-
sistant of th& parliament, eldest son of
Henry-Reginald, late lord bishop of Exe-

3. Sir Henry, present bart.

Sir Lucas m., 2dly, 7 July 1813, Deborah,
da. of dr. Askew, and sister of Adam Askew,
of Redhugh, co. Durham, esq., and dying
17 June 1830, was succeeded by his eldest

II. Sir CHARLES, 6. 28 Sept. 1774, d. s.p.
1832, and was succeeded by his next bro-

III. Sir HENRY, present and 3d bart.
Arms— See Plate 24. Sable, on a bend, or,

between two nags' heads, erased, argent,
three fleurs-de-lis, of the field.

Crest — A camel's head, erased, or, bridled,
lined, ringed, and gorged with a ducal co-
ronet, sable.

Seat— At Box-Hill, co. Surrey.

"WOOD, of Barnsley, co, York.
22 Jan. 1784.

Sir FRANCIS-LINDLEY WOOD, Baronet, born IG Dec. 1771, suc-
ceeded his uncle, sir Francis, 9 July I7O0 ; married^ 15 Jan. 1798, Anne,
eldest da. and co-h. of Samuel Buck, of New Granges, esq., barrister-at-law,

and recorder of Leeds, and has issue, 1. CHARLES, b. 20 Dec. 1800,

M.P. for HaHfax, and late joint secretary to the Treasury, w., 30 July 1829,
lady Mary, 4th da. of Charles, earl Grey, K.G., and has issue, Mary~

Frances- Louisa^ b. 15 July 1833; 2. Samuel-Francis, b. 1 Aug.

1809 ; 3. Anne, b. 28 Jan. 1802, w., 20 March 1824, John^Walbanke

Childers, of Cantley, near Doncaster, esq.

George Wood, settled at Burton, or
Monk's Bretton, co. York, in the reign of
queen Elizabeth. His son,

George Wood, of Monks Bretton, d.
1638, lea^^ng, besides other issue, two sons ;
1. Robert; 2. John, who settled at Smi-
thies, CO. York, and was ancestor of sir
George Wood, knt., late baron of the ex-

Robert Wood, of Monk's Bretton, eld-
est son of George, d. 1676, having had a
numerous issue, of whom, Williayn, eldest
surviving son, continued the line at Monk's
Bretton, and Henry, 7th son, was ancestor
of the present bart.

Henry Wood, above named, settled at
Barnsley, and d. 4 May 1720 ; he wi. tliree
wives; 1st, Anne, da. and co-h. of John
Fox, by whom he had no surviving issue ;
2dly, Dorothy Woodhead, by whom (who
d. 1686) he had a da., Dm-othy, m. John Cun-
lifFe, of Hollings, co. Lancaster, esq. ; and
3dly, Elizabeth, da. of W^illiam Simpson, of
Bab worth, CO. Notts, esq., by whom (who
d. 31 Dec. 1748) he had thirteen children, of
whom, Hetuy, of Barnsley, barrister-at-la*,
eldest son, d. mini. 28 April 1741 ; and

Francis, 2d son ; he m., 1st, Dorothy,
da. of Charles Palmer, D.D., prebendary of
York, (by Anne, da. of sir Stephen Thomp-
son,) by whom he had,

1. Henry, D.D., rector of Hemsworth,
and vicar of Halifax, b. 1726, m. Elizabeth,
da. of Charles Gore, of Horkstow, co. Lin-
coln, esq., and d. 27 Oct. 1790, without sur-
viving issue.

2. Sir Francis, 1st bart.

3. Charles, of Bowling Hall, which he
acquired by gift of his relative, Thomas
Pigot, esq. He was captain of the Hero,
and afterwards of the Worcester man-of-
war, and d. 9 Oct. 1782, of the wounds he
Teceived in the engagement with Suffrein,
the French admiral, in the East Indies, 3

Sept. preceding. He m. Catharine, da. and
co-n. of Thomas-Lacon Barker, esq., by
whom he had issue,

1. Sir Francts-Lindley, 2d bart

2. Henry, of Bushy Lodge, co. Herts,
esq., late major 3d dragoons.

3. Caroline, b. 1773, m., 1800, William
Busfield, esq., late major 1st West York
militia, and deputy-lieutenant of that

4. Dorothy, m., 1805, Charles Arm-
strong, of Twyford, co. Berks, esq.

5. Elizabeth, w., 1806, Edward O'Reilly,

4. John, was an officer in the army, and
killed in an engagement in Nova Scotia, S
June 1760, unm.

5. Elizabeth, d. unm. 18 Nov. 1803.

6 Maria-Dorothea, d. unm. Aug. 1759.
Francis W'ood, esq., m., 2dly, miss Rebecca
Ellison, by whom he had no issue, and d.
about 1776.

I. Sir FRANCIS, the 2d son, b. 2 Jan.
1729, was created a bart., with remainder tt>
his brother, Henry Wood, D.D., and his
nephews, Francis-Lmdley and Henry. He
m. Elizabeth, da. and h. of Anthony Ewer,
of the Lea and Bushy-Hall, co. Hertford,
esq., by whom he had no issue. He d. with-
out issue, 9 July 1795, and was succeeded by
his nephew,
il. SirFRANCIS-LINDLEY, present bart.

Arms — See Plate 24. Azure, three savage
men of the wood, passant, in fess, proper,
each holding in his left hand a club, which
rests on his left shoulder, all proper, and on
his right arm, a shield, argent, charged with
a cross, gules, on a canton ermine, three lo-
zenges conjoined in fess sable.

Crest — A savage, as in the arms, except
that the shield is sable, charged with a grif-
fin's head, erased, argent.

Se«<— Hickleton, near Doncaster, cov



FITZHERBERT, of Tissington, co. Derby.

22 Jan. 1784.

Sir HENRY FITZHERBERT, Baronet, horn 4 Aug. 1783, succeeded
his brother, sir Anthony, 179^; married, 27 Dec 1805, Agnes, 2d and
youngest da. of the late rev. William Beresford, vicar of Sunning, co. Berks,

and has issue, 1. Selina, b. 22 Nov. 1806, m., 12 Aug. 1830, Francis

Wright, of Lenton House, co, Notts, esq.; 2. WILLI AJM, b. 2 June


3. Richard-Henry, b. 29 Oct. 1809

b. 12 Sept. 1812, d. 12 Sept. 1817 ;
6. Harriett-Maria, b. 31 Oct

1818; 8. John-Knight, b. Tl

June 1821 ;-


—5. Alleyne, b. 9 May 1815 ;

181G; 7- Anthony, b. 10 May

March 1820; 9. Judith, 6.2

10. Frances-Rafela, b. 23 Nov. 1823; 11. Au-
gusta-Isabella, b. 3 Sept. 1828.

The ancestor of this family, Herbert Fitz-
Jierbert, came into England with William
the Conqueror, and his descendants have
been settled co. Derby since the reign of
Henry I.

William Fitzherbert, of Tissington,
esq., who d. 1772, was a member for the bo-
rough of Derby in several parliaments, and
a lord of trade and plantations : he m. Mary,
da. of Littleton-Poyntz Meynell, esq., by
his wife, Judith, da. of Thomas Alleyne,
esq., of the island of Barbadoes ; by which
lady (who d. 1753) he had issue,

1. William, 1st bart.

2. John, who rf. young in the East Indies.

3. Thomas, a lieutenant in the army, d.

4. Selina, m. Henry-Galley Knight, of
Langold and Firbeck, co. York, esq., bar-

5. Alleyne, created baron St. Helen's,
in the Isle of Vv'ight, co. Southampton, 15
July 1801 : his lordship is also baron St.
Helen's, in Ireland, (see Debrett's Peerage.)

6. Catherine, m., 1755, Richard Bate-
man, of Hartington-Hall, co. Derby, esq..

and was mother of sir Hugh, created a bart.

I. Sir WILLIAM, 1st bart., eldest son of
William, was recorder of the borough of
Derby. He was created a bart. as above,
and m. Sarah, da. of William Perrin, esq.,
v/ho d. 17!'5, by whom he had issue,

1. Sir Anthony-Perrin, 2d bart.

2. George, b. 25 Nov. 1780, d. March

3. Frances, b. 20 June 1782.

4. Charlotte, twin with Frances, rf. 1784.

5. Charles, b. 4 Aug. 1783, d. same year.

6. Sir Henry, 3d bart., twin with Charles.
Sir William d. 30 July 1791, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest son,

II. Sir ANTHONY-PERRIN, b. 21 July
1779, d. 2 April 1798, unm., and was suc-
ceeded by his brother,

III. Sir HENRY, present bart.

Arms — See Plate 24. Gules, three lions
rampant, or.

Crest — A dexter hand erect, in an open
gauntlet, all proper.

Seat — At Tissington, co. Derby.

BEEVOR, ofHETHEL, CO. Norfolk.

22 Jan. 1784.

Sir THOMAS-BRANTHWAYT BEEVOR, Baronet ; born 7 April
1798, succeeded his father, sir Thomas, 10 Dec. 1820; married, 9 Dec.
1819, Elizabeth- Bridget, da. of Richard Lubbock, of Norwich, IM.D., and

has issue, 1. Elizabeth-Bridget, b. 9 Nov. 1820 ; 2. THOMAS,

b. 23 Aug. 1823.

The name of Beevor is of considerable
antiquity in the parish of Peniston, co.
York ; but the register of that place being
destroyed, the pedigree cannot be traced
higher" than William Beevor, esq., who*/.
KiOlj: he left two sons, William, ancestor to
\\\c Becvors, CO. York; and Abraham, who
was of Heckmundwvke, co. York, esq., and

(/. IWiCJ: he m. Elizabeth, da. of Sa-

ville, esq., by whom hehad several children.
His 2d son, the rev. William Beevor, was
rector of South Walsliam, co. Norfolk, and
(/. I7I8; he m. Elizabeth, da. and h. of Wil-
liam Batte, of Okewell, co. York, cscj., by
whom hehad two sons and several das.

Thomas Beevor, of Norwich, escj., (2d
son,) m. Hesther, da. of John Sliarpe, of
Norwich, esq., by whom he had four sons,
of whom,

1. Sir THOMAS BEEVOR, his eldest
son, was created a bait, as above; m,, 7

July 1750, Elizabeth, da. and h. of Miles
Branthwayt, of Hethel, co. Norfolk, and by
her (whorf. 21 July 1810) he had,

1. Anne-Bettina, m., 1777> Finch Finch,
of Shelford, co. Cambridge, esq., and d.

2. Jcliana-Mary, m. sir Robert-John
Buxton, of Shadwell Lodge, co. Norfolk,

3. Sir Thomas, 2d bart.

4. John, a major in the army, b. 1751, d.
Oct. 18l'8, xt. 73.'

,'). Milks, D.D., rector of Bircham New-
ton, and Ilethcl, andvicarof Ketteringham,
CO. Norfolk, m. Mary Beevor, of Norwich,
and (/. 29 Dec. 1834, having had issue, 2 d;;s.

(i. Artiu'u, captain of infantry, »(., 17!)7t
Mary, 2d da. of the rev. Artlmr Branth-
wayt, of Stifl'key, co. Norfolk, and has
issue, two das.

7. George, in holy orders, rector of



Cove and Willingham, co. Suffolk, m., 1/91,
Jane, eldest da. of the rev. Arthur Branth-
wayt, of StifFkey, co. Norfolk, and d. 1810,
leaving issue, five sons and three das., of
whom, Mary, youngest da. m., 15 May 1832,
Frederick-Balders Beevor, of Chancery Lane,

Sir Thomas d. Jan. 1814, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest son,

II. Sir THOMAS, b. 15 Nov. 1753, m., 24
Aug. 1795, Anne, da. and sole h. of Hugh
Hare, of Hargham Hall, co. Norfolk, esq.,
and had issue,

1. Sir Thomas, present hart.

2. Mary-Ann, b. 18 Feb. 1800, m., 1819,

Isaac Preston, of Norwich, esq., barrister-
at-law, andrf. 1823.

3. Juliana-Bktina, b. 29 March 1801,
m., 1816, rev. Henry Howard, of Savvbridge-
worth, Herts, and d. Dec. 1828.

Sir Thomas d. 10 Dec. 1820, and was suc-
ceeded by his only son,

present bart.

Arms — See Plate 24. Per pale, or and ar-
gent, on a chief indented sable, three lions
rampant, of the first.

Crest — A beaver, passant, proper.

Seat — At Hargham, co. Norfolk.

SINCLAIR, of Ulbster, co. Caithness, Scotland.

14 Feb. 1786.

The Right Hon. Sir JOHN SINCLAIR, P.C., D.C.L., F.R. and A.S.,
was created a Baronet as above, with remainder, in default of issue male
of his body, to the issue male of his das. successively and respectively ;
Cashier of the Excise-Office in North Britain : married, 1st, 26 IMarch
1776, Sarah, da. of Alexander Maitland, of Stoke Newington, esq., (nearly

allied to the earls of Lauderdale,) by whom he had, 1. Hannah, b. 1

Feb. 1780, d. 22 May 1818 ; 2. Janet, b. 17 April 1781, m. sir James

Colquhoun, bart. Sir John w., 2dly, 6 March 1788, Diana, da. of Alex-
ander, 1st lord Macdonald, by whom he has, 3. GEORGE, b. 28 Aug.

1790, m., 1 INIay 1816, Catharine-Camilla, 2d da. of "William, lord Huut-
ingtower, and has issue ; 4. Elizabeth, b. 6 Nov. 1791 ; 5. Mar-
garet, b. 7 March 1793; 6. Alexander, b, I7 June 1794; 7.

JuLiAj b. 16 June 1796, m., 13 Nov. 1824, George, earl of Glasgow ;

8. John, b, 20 Aug. 1797 ; 9. Catharine, b. \^ April 1800; 10.

Archibald, b. 20 Sept, 1801 ; 11. Jane, b. 10 Aug. 1803, to., 18

Sept. 1822, Patrick Wallace, esq., capt. East India Company's service ;

12. William, b. 4 Sept. 1804; 13. James, b. 18 Nov. 1805, in the

military service of the East India Company, d. 20 June 1826 ; 14.

Helen, b. 5 May 1807, »*•, 10 Aug. 1826, Stair Stewart, of Physgill and
Glasserton, N.B., esq.

John Sinclair, of Ulbster, co. Caith-
ness, esq., heritable sheriff of that county,
and descended from the noble family of Sin-
clair, earls of Caithness, d. 173(j; m. Hen-
rietta, sister of Alexander Brodie, esq., lord
lion king at arms, by whom he had issue,

1. George.

2. James, m., 1st, Margery, da. of David
Sinclair, of Southdun, esq., and by her he

had 2 das., both m.; 2dly, Marv, da. of

Sutherland, of Clyne, esq., and had by her
1 son, Alexander ; 3dly, Catharine, da. of
John Sinclair, of Lybster, esq., by whom he
had 2 das.

3. John, a major in the army, m. Eliza-
beth, widow of John Wilmer, esq.

4. Emilia, m. John Sutherland, esq.
George Sinclair, esq., (eldest son,) m.

Janet, da. of William, lord Strathnaver,
eldest son of John, earl of Sutherland, by
whom he had issue,

1. Sir John, 1st bart.

2. James, d. num.

3. Helen, m. Alexander Campbell, of

Barcaldine, by whom she had several chil-
dren, among whom, Jane, 2d da., m., in
1784, James Sinclair, earl of Caithness, and
by him (who d. Sept. 1823) had issue the
present earl.

4. Mary, m. James Homerigg, of Gamel-
shiels, esq.

5. Jankt.

George Sinclair, esq. d. 1766, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest son,

I. The right hon. sir JOHN, created a
bart. as above.

Arms — See Plate 24. Quarterly: azure
and or, a cross engrailed, sable, between, in
the 1st quarter, a lymphad within a double
tressure, flory, counterflory, or : in the 2d
and 3d, a lion rampant, gules; and in the
4th, a ship, with three masts, under sail to-
wards the sinister, or : the whole within a
bordure compony, argent and sable.

Crest — Out of clouds, proper, an estoile,

Seat — At Thurso, co. Caithness.

COLQUHOUN, of Luss, co. Dumbarton.
27 June 1786.
Sir JAMES COLQUHOUN, Baronet, succeeded his father, sir James,



in 1805, M.P. co. Dumbarton 1802 ; married^ in 1802, Janet, da. of the

right hon. sir John Sinclair, of Ulbster, bart., and has issue, 1. JAMES ;

2. John, w., 29 Jan. 1834, Frances-Sarah, 4th da. of E. Fuller Maitland,

of Henley-on-Thames, co. Middlesex, esq. ; 3. William ; 4. Sarah-

Maitland ; 5. Helen, w., 9 April 1829, John-Page Read, esq., of

Crow Hall, co. Suffolk.
The immediate ancestor of this family


Alexander II., king of Scotland, obtained a
grant of the lands and barony of Colquhoun,
CO. Dumbarton, whereupon he relinquished
the name of Kilpatrick, and assumed that
of Colquhoun. Ingelramus de Colquhoun,
his son, lived temp. Alexander III. Sir John,
the 7th in descent from Umphridus, was
highly esteemed by James III., who, 1463,
appointed him custos rotulornm, or clerk
registrar, for Scotland : 1474 he was prefer-
red to be lord high chamberlain of that king-
dom, and was afterwards constituted gover-
nor of the castle of Dumbarton for life.

Sir John Colquhoun, of Luss, 14th in
descent from Umphridus de Kilpatrick,
was, by king Charles I., created a bart. of
Nova Scotia. He was a great loyalist, and
was fined by Oliver Cromwell the sum of
£2000 sterling 1654 ; m. Lilias Graham, da.
of John, 4th earl of Montrose, brother to the
marquess, by whom he had 3 sons and 2
das. He was succeeded by his son.

Sir John, m. Margaret, da. and h. of sir
Gideon Baillie, of Lochend, co. Hadding-
ton, by Magdalene, da. and co-h. of David,
lord Carnegie; but having no surviving
male issue, was succeeded in 1676 by his

Sir James, m. Penuel, da. of sir William
Cunningham, (by Catharine, his wife, da. of
James, 7th earl of Glencairn,) by whom he
had, 1 son, Humphry, and 1 da. He was
succeeded by his son.

Sir Humphry, who was a member of the
union parliament, and strenuously opposed
and voted against every article of it. He
m. Margaret, da. of sir Patrick Houston,
bart., by Anne Hamilton, his wife, da. of
John, lord Bargeny, by whom he had only
1 da., Anne, m., in 1702, James Grant. Sir
Humphry wishing that his da. and her hus-
band should succeed him in his estate and
honours, made, in 1704, a resignation of his
baronetship, &c. for a new patent to himself
in life-rent, with remainder to his son-in-law
and his heirs, on condition of carrying the
name and arms of Colquhoun. Sir Hum-
phry d. 171!!, and was succeeded in his estate
and honours by James Grant, his son-in-
law, under the name and designation of sir
James Colquhoun, of Luss, who enjoyed
that estate and title till his elder brother,
Alexander Grant, died without issue in 1719,
he then succeeded to the estate of Grant,
relinquished the name and title of Cohpi-
houn of Luss, and resumed that of Grant,
but claimed the baronetcy, it being by the
last patent invested in his person. By the
said Anne he had issue, 1. Humphry, rf. unm.
1732; 2. Ludovic ; 3. James; 4. colonel
Francis; 5. captain Charles, of the R.N.;
C. Jean, countess-dowager of Fife ; 7- Anne,

m. sir Henry Innes ; 8. Sophia; 9. Penuel,
m. capt. Alexander Grant ; 10. Clementia,
m. sir William Dunbar, of Durn. Sir James
d. 16 Jan. 1747. and was succeeded in his
estate of Grant, of Bellindallach, by his
eldest surviving son,

Ludovic, who had possessed the estate
of Luss till the death of his elder brother
1732, which then devolved upon his imme-
diate younger brother,

Sir James, who enjoyed the estates and
honours of sir Humphry Colquhoun, his
grandfather, as heir of provision and entail,
and carried the name and arms of that an-
cient family accordingly. He m. Helen
Sutherland, (who d. 7 Jan. 1791, da. of Wil-
liam, lord Strathnaver, son and heir-appa-
rent of John, 19th earl of Sutherland,) by
whom he had issue,

1. Sir James.

2. William, col. in the army, m. and had

3. Ludovic, col. in the army, m. and had

4. Catharine, m. sir Roderick M'Ken-
zie, bart.

5. Mary, m. gen. John Campbell.

6. Anne-Sutherland, d, young.

7. Margaret, m. William Baillie, one of
the senators of the College of Justice and
afterwards a lord of session, on which oc-
casion he took the title of lord Polkemmet,
and was father of sir William Baillie,
created a bart. 1823 {.see that title).

8. Helen, m. William Colquhoun, of
Garscadden, esq., and d. 27 May 1834, aet.

9. Janet, m. Ebenezer Marshall, esq.

Sir James rf. 16 Nov. 1786, and was succeed-
ed by his son,

I. Sir JAMES, 8th bart. of Nova-Scotia,
created a bart. of Great Britain as above, m.,
July 1772, Mary, one of the co-hs. of James
Falconer, (by his wife, da. of lord Falconer,)
by whom he had issue,

1. Sir James, 2d bart.

2. William, rf. young.

3. Patrick-Ludovic.

4. Ludovic, rf. young.

5. John-Campbell, sheriff depute, co.

6. Sutherland-Morrison.

7. Roderick.

8. Jane-Falconer; 9. Helen.

10. Wilhelmina; 11. Catharine.
Sir JaiTiesrf. 1805, and was succeeded by his
eldest son,

11. Sir JAMES, present bart.

yjrm.9— See Plate 25. Argent, a saltire,
engrailed, sable.
Cffnt — A hart's head, erased, gules.
Motto — m je puis.
Seat — At Rosedow, co. Dumbarton.


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