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Roxburgh.

27 June 178C.

Sir JOHN-JAMES SCOTT-DOUGLAS, Baronet, born 18 July 1792,
succeeded his father, sir George, 4 June 1821 ; married, 15 Aug. 1822,



ROWLEY.



235



Hannah-Charlotte, sole issue of Heti ry Scott ^ of Horsley Hall, co. Rox-
burgh, esq., (on which occasion he took the surname and arms of Scott^ in
addition to those of Douglas, by royal sign manual, 10 July 1822,) and has

issue, 1. Catherine-Elizabeth-Isabella, h. 23 March 1824 ;

and 2. GEORGE-HENRY, h. 19 June 1825, and other issue, of whom a
da. h. 28 Oct. 1834.



Ajtdretv Douglas, of Friarshaw, m.
Jane Home, of the family of the earls of
Marchmont, by whom he had,

Hexry, m. Martha, da. of sir James Lock-
hart, of Lee, bart., whose son,

George, m. Elizabeth, da. of sir Patrick
Scott, of Ancrum, bart., by whom he had,
besides other issue,

I. Sir JAMES, a younger son, who entered
into the R.N., and was knighted for bring-
ing home the news of the surrender of Que-
bec, in 1759 : he commanded a fleet at the
Leeward Islands in 1761 ; took Dominica,
and had a broad pendant at the siege of
Martinico in 176I. He was created a bart.
27 June 1786; m., 1st, 1753, Helen, da. of
Thomas Brisbane, of Brisbane, co. Ren-
frew, by whom (who d. 1765) he had issue,

1. Sir George, 2d bart.

2. James, admiral of the red, h. 3 June
1755, w., 1st, Nov. 1793, Elizabeth, da. of
Robert Scott, capt. R.N., and widow of Am-
brose Riddall, cant. R.N., by whom, (who d.
2 May 1819) he had 1 son, James, b. 4 Jan.
1798, A iinm., in India, 11 Oct. 1818; 2dlv,
1 June 1820, Frances, da. of William Scott,
of Great Barr, co. Stafford, esq., and widow
of William Blathwayt, of Dyrham Park, co.
Gloucester, esq.

3. Thomas, b. 18 Nov, 1756, rf. in India,
1780.

4. Hknry, b. 25 Oct. 1753, sometime a



judge at Patna.

5. Mary, 6. 23 June 1758, d. 17 Feb. 1818.

6. Isabella, b. 28 Oct. 1759, m. sir Henry-
Hay Macdougal, bart., and d. 1796.

Sir James m., 2dly, lady Helen Boyle, da.
of John, earl of Glasgow, by whom (who d.
1794) hehadno issue. Sir James d. Nov. 1787,
and was succeeded by his eldest son,

II. Sir GEORGE, 2d bart. b. 1 March
1755, m., 16 Oct. 1786, lady Elizabeth Boyle,
da. of John, 3d earl of Glasgow, and by her
(who d. 15 Feb. I8(tl) had issue,

1. Elizabeth-Georgiana, 6. 20 Sept.
1787, d. 22 Aug. 1795.

2. Helen, b. Dec. 1790, d. Jan. I79I.

3. Sir Johm-James, present bart.

Sir George d. 4 June 1821, and was succeeded
by his son,

HI. Sir JOHN-JAMES, present bart.

Artm — See Plate 25. 1st and 4th, Douglas,
argent a human heart, gules, imperially
crowned, or ; on a chief azure three mullets
argent, the whole within abordure nebuly of
the fourth ; 2d and 3d, Scott, or, on a bend,
azure, an estoile between two crescents of
the field ; a canton ermine, and in the centre
chief point, a sword erect, proper.

CfeAts — 1st, Douglas, a cubit arm erect,
grasping a broken tilting spear, all proper ;
2d, Scott, a lion's head erased, in the mouth
a thistle slipped, all proper.

Seat — Springwood Park, Roxburghshire.



RO^VLEY, of Tendkixg Hall, co. Suffolk.
27 June 178G.

Sir JOSHUA-RICKETS ROWLEY, Baronet, Post Captain R.N.,
succeeded his father, sir William, 20 Oct. 1832 ; married, 10 Aug. 1824,
Charlotte, da. of John JNIoseley, esq.



Sir William Rowley, K.B., distinguished
himself greatly in the sea-fight off Toulon,
4 Feb. 1744, arid was appointed a lord of the
admiralty 1751 ; K.B. 1753 ; admiral of the
fleet 1762 ; and d. 1768 ; m. Arabella, da.
and h. of capt. Dawson, of the army, by
whom (who d. Feb. 1784) he had issue,

1. Thomas, d. itnm.

2. Sir Joshua, 1st bart.

3. William, a general in the army, d.
imm.

4. Clotworthy, barrister-at-law, and
M.P. for Downpatrick in Ireland, m. and
had issue, besides other children, sir Josias,
created a bart. 1813 {see that title).

5. Arabella, m., 1st, William Martin,
capt. R.N. ; and 2dly, Samuel Gibbs, of
Horsley Park, co. Sussex, esq.

I. Sir JOSHUA, 1st bart., was rear-ad-
miral of the red, and gave many proofs of
courage and conduct during his long ser-
vices, for which he was created a baronet 5
nu, 18 April 1759, Sarah, only surviving
child of Bartholomew Burton, of Petersham,
CO. Surrey, esq., and by her (who d. 26 Dec.
1812) had'issue,

1. Sir William, 2d bart.

2. Bartholomew-Samuel, admiral of
the blue, commander-in-chief at Jamaica,



Oct. 1811, having m. mrs.
Mary, da. of Henry



where he d.
Wade.

3. Rev. Joshua, w.
Scorfield, and has issue.

4. Sir Charles, K.C.B. K.M.T., vice-
admiral of the white, one of the lords com-
missioners of the admiralty, and groom of
the bedchamber to his majesty ; »h. Eliza-
beth, youngest da. of the late sir Richard
King, bart., and has issue, of whom,

1. Charles, eldest son, m., 31 Aug. 1822,
Frances, only da. of John Evelyn, of Wot-
ton, CO. Surrey, esq.

2. Elizabeth-Sojihia, eldest da., >«., 1 July
1818, Peter-Langtord Brooke, of Moore
Hall, CO. Chester.

3. Louisa, youngest da., m., Aug. 1824,
Thomas-Robert, earl of Kinnoul.

4. Riehard-F.w., 12 July 1828, Elizabeth-
Julia, da. of John Angerstein, esq.

5. George.

6. Philadelphia, m., sir Charles Cotton,
bart.

7. Sarah ; 8. Arabella.

Sir Joshua d, Feb. 1790j and was succeeded
by his eldest son,

II. Sir WILLIAM, m., March 1785, Su-
sannah-Edith, sister of sir Robert Harland,
bart., and had issue.



236



FLETCHER-VANE.



1. William- Harland -Harrington, b.
9 March 1787, m., 1819, Marianne, da. of J.
Hart, esq., but d. s. p.

2. Sir JosHUA-RicKKTS, present bart.

3. Edward, capt. R.N., d. at Nassau,
New Providence, 1817-

4. Robert-Charles, nu, 14 Sept. 1830,
Maria Louisa, eldest da. of Joshua, lord
Huntingfield, and d. Oct. following.

.5. George, d. an infant.

6. Marianne-Sarah, m., 8 Sept. 1815,
sir George Dashwood, bart.

7. Sarah-Isabella, ?»/., 2 Nov. 1820,
Douglas Mercer, esq., col. in the army.

8. Emma-Letitia ; 9. Georgiana.



10. Charlotte-Philadelphia, d. 7 Feb.
1828.

11. Jane, nu, 31 March 1823, Charles Cal-
vert, of Oakley Court, co. Surrey, esq., who
d. 8. Sept. 1832.

Sir William (/. 20 Oct. 1832, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest surviving son,

111. Sir JOSHUA-RICKETS, present
and 3d bart.

Arni^ — See Plate 25. Argent, on a bend,
engrailed between two Cornish choughs
sable, three escallops of the field.

Crest — A mullet pierced, or.

Seat — At Tendring Hall, co. Suffolk.



FLETCHER-VANE, of Hutton Hall, co. Cumberland.

27 June 1786.

Sir FRANCIS FLETCHER-VANE, Baronet, Jom 29 March 1797,
succeeded his father, sir Frederick, March 1832 ; married, 10 April 1823,
Diana-Olivia, da. of Charles Beauclerk, esq., of St. Leonard's liodge, Hor-
sham, CO. Sussex, and has issue, 1. HENRY-RALPH, b. 13 Jan. 1830 ;

2. Gertrude-Elizabeth, b. 29 June 1831 ; 3. Frede-



rick-Fletcher, b. 12 Dec. 1832.

This family descends from the same com-
mon ancestor as the earl of Westmoreland.
John Fane or Vane, of Tunbridge, co. Kent,
who d. 1488, left, besides other issue, Ri-
chard, from whom the earl of Westmoreland
descends ; and John, whose great-grandson,
sir Henry, was of Raby Castle, co. Durham,
and cofferer and comptroller to king Charles
I., and father of sir Henry Vane, ancestor
of the present duke of Cleveland, and of sir
George Vane, whose 3d son,

Lionel Vane, was of Long Newton, co.
Durham, ni. Catherine, da. of sir George
Fletcher, of Hutton, co. Cumberland, and
by her had issue,

1. George, whose only son, the rev.
Henry Vane, was created a bart. 17!:'2, m.
Frances, da. and h. of John Tempest, of
Sherburn, co. Durham, and by her liad an
only son, sir Henry, who took the name of
Tempest, andt/. 1 Aug. 1813, leaving an only
child, Frances-Anne, m. Charles-William,
3d marquess of Londonderry.

2. Henry, who inherited the estates of
his mother's family, and thereupon took the
name of Fletcher, and d. unnu, 17G1.

3. Walter, of whom hereafter.

4. Lionkl, m, and liad issue.

5. Mary, m. John Spearman of Sedge-
field, CO. Durham, esq.

Walter Vane, of Hutton, co. Cinnber-
land, esq., 3d son of Lionel, b. 27 Oct. 1()92,
assumed the surname of Vlatcher, on tlie
death of his brother Henry, m., 1st, Mary,
da. of Samuel Wright, of Wanstoad, co.
Essex, esq., and by her (who (/. July 1723)
had issue,

1. Sir Lionel-Wright, 1st bart.

He m., 2dly, Mary-Anne, only da. and li.
of Godfrey Woodward, of Putney, co. Sur-
rey, esq., and liad issue,

2. GoDi'RKY-WooDWAnn, of Twyford,
CO. Hants, ;//,, A])ril 17*i3, Sarah, da. of
James Bircli, of Coventry, esq., and by her



had issue,

1. William- Walter ; 2. George.
3. Godfrey; 4. Sarah.

3. Walter, of London, rf. wim.

4. Catharine, m., Sept. 17G4, Arthur
Molesworth, of Bath, esq.

5. Frances, m., April 17fi5, Charles Pal-
mer, esq., and d. 21 Aug. 1777'

6. Mary-Anne, d. lunn.

I. Sir LIONEL-WRIGHT, of Hutton,
the eldest son, 6.28 June 1723, was created a
bart. as above, m. Rachel, da. of David
Griffith, of Llandkennen, co. Carmarthen,
esq., and by her (wh'^ d. Jan. 1802) had
issue,

1. Sir Frederick, 2d bart.

2. Walter, d. unm.

3. Henry, f/. an infant.

4. Catharine.

5. Rachael, ?h. William-Walter Vane, of
Canfield Hall, co. Essex, esq.

Sir Lionel-Wright Fletcher- Vane, d. 19
July 1786, and was succeeded by his eldest
son,

H. Sir FREDERICK, 2d bart,, b. 27 Feb.
17G0, m., 9 March 17!>7, Hannah, da. of John
Bowerback, of Johnby, co. Cumberland,
esq., and had issue,

1. Waltkr, d. of wounds received in the
sortie from Bayonne, 1814.

2. Sir Francis, .3d bart.
.3. Hannah.

4. Sophia-Mary, /*. 18 March 1802.

5. Frederick-Hknry, b. 18 May 1807-
Sir Frederick d. March 1832, and was suc-
ceeded by his eldest surviving son,

III. Sir FRANCIS, present and 3d bart.

Anwi—^ec Plate 25. Or, three gauntlets,
azure, and a canton, gules.

Crt'.'it — An armed arm, embowed, couped
at the shoulder, grasping a sword, all
proper.

Hmts — Hutton Hall, and Armathwaite,
both CO. Cumberland.



HOARE.



237



HOARE, of Barn-Elms, co. Surrey.
27 June 178G.

Sir RTCHARD-COLT HOARE, Baronet, F.R. and A.S., born 9 Dec.
1758, succeeded his father, sir Richard, 17 Oct. 1787 ; married, 18 Aug.
1783, the hon. Hester Lyttehon, eldest da. of Wilham-Henry, 1st lord

Lyttelton, and by her (who d. 22 Aug. 1785, aet 23) lie had issue, 1.

HENRY, w., 20 'Feb. 1808, Charlotte, only da. of sir Edward Bering, of
Surrenden-Dering, bart., and has issue, 1. Antie, b. 1808 ; 2. Richard^ d.
an infant.



Henry Hoare, of St. Botolph's, Aid-
gate, (son of Henrv Hoare, of Walton, co.
Bucks, who d. 1655,) d. I(i69, leaving a
son.

Sir Richard, lord mayor of London,
1713, and M.P. for that city I7IU— 1713, d.
6 Jan. 17I8-I9, having m. Susannah, da. of
John Austen, of Brittens, co. Essex, esq.,
and by her (who d. 172(1) had issue,

1. Richard, 7h. and left issue, of whom,
William Hoare, esq., of Mitcham Grove,
CO. Surrey, is representative.

2. John, m. and d. 1721, leaving a son,
John, who d. iinm., 1749, and three das.

3. Henry.

4. Benjamin, wj. and left issue.

5. Mary, m. sir Edward Littleton.
Henry Hoare, 3d son of sir Richard,

was a banker in London, and in 17£0 pur-
chased the estate of Stourhead from lord
Stourton, m. Jane, da. of sir William
Benson, of Bromley, co. Middlesex, knt.,
and by her (who d. June 1741) had issue,

1. Henry, b. 7 July 1705, succeeded his
father as a banker, and d. Sept. 1785, having
m., 1st, 11 April 172(3, Anne, eldest da. of
Samuel, lord Masham, by whom he had
issue,

1. A da., d. an infant.

And 2dly, Susan, da. and h. of Stephen
Colt, esq., by whom he had,

2. Henry, h. J 73(1, d. unm., 1751.
.3. Colt, b. 1 733, d. 1740.

4. Susannah, m., 1st, Charles, viscount
Dungarvon, son of the earl of Cork ; and
2dly, Thomas, 1st earl of Aylesbury.

5. Anne, m. her cousin, sir Richard
Hoare, 1st bart.

2. Sir Richard, father of the 1st bart.
Henry Hoare, esq., d. 12 March 1724-5.

Sir Richard, 2d son of Henry Hoare, of
Stourhead, was b. 2 March 1709. He was
lord mayor of London in the year of the
Scotch rebellion 1745-6, and was knighted
31 Oct. 1745: m., 1st, Sarah, da. of James
TuUy, esq., by whom (who d. 20 Sept.
1736) he had issue,

1. Sir Richard, 1st bart.

He »)., 2dly, Elizabeth, da. of Edward
Rust, esq., by whom he had issue,

2. Henry, b. 13 June 1744, w. Mary, da.
of William Hoare, of Bath, esq., and d.
17R5, having had an only son, Henry-James,
who d. young.

3. Jane, d. unm,

4. Elizabeth, d. unm.
Sir Richard d. 12 Oct. 1754.

I. Sir RICHARD, eldest son, was created
a bart. as above; b. j March 1734-5, m., 1st,
20 March 1756, his 1st cousin, Ann, da. of
Henry Hoare, of Stourhead, esq., by whom



(who d. 5 May 1759) he had,

1. Henry-Richard, d, young.

2. Sir Richard-Colt, present bart.
Hew., 2dly, 7 May 1761, Frances-Ann, da.
of Richard Acland, of London, merchant,
by whom (who d. 1800) he had issue,

3. Henry-Hugh, ?^. 27 Feb. 1762, w., 25
Aug. 1784, Maria-Palmer, da. of Arthur
Acland, of Fairfield, co. Somerset, esq., by
whom he has had sixteen children, only
seven of whom are now surviving, viz.

1. Hugh-Richard, b. 27 Nov. 1787, m.,
22 April 1819, Anne, da. of Thomas
Tyrwhitt-Drake, of Shardeloes, co. Bucks,
esq., living, but had no issue in 1827.

2. Henry-Charles, b. 29 Jan. 1790, m.,
Oct. 1821, Anne-Penelope, da. of general

Ainslie, and widow of Prince, by

whom he has issue.

3. Richard, 6. 1 Sept. 1793, capt. R.N.,
m., 15 March 1823, Matilda, da. of rear-
admiral sir W^. Charles Fahie, K.C.B.,
by whom (who d. 1826) he had issue two
das. and one son : he ?n., 2dly, 27 March
1834, Elizabeth, eldest da. of William
Praed, esq.

4. Henry - Arthur, b 20 March 1804,
untn.

5. Henrietta - Maria, b. 24 Feb. 1791,
unm.

6. Julfa, b. 9 Jan. 1800, m., 15 March
1827, T. H. Lethbridge, eldest son of sir
Thomas Lethbridge, bart.

7. Francis-Ann, b. 11 May 1801.

4. Charles, b. 25 Aug. 1767, banker in
Fleet Street, m., 7 May 1790, Frances-Do-
rothea, da. of sir George Robinson, of
Cranford, co. Northampton, bart.

5. Henry-Merrick, b. 20 July 1770, m.,
13 Aug. 1807, Sophia, 3d da. of Henry
Thrale, of Streatham, co. Surrey, esq. ;,
she d. 1826, leaving no issue.

6. Peter-Richard, b. 13 Oct. 1772, w.,
23 Sept. 1799, Arabella-Penelope-Eliza,- 2d
da. of James Greene, of Turton, co. Lan-
caster, esq., and has issvxe.

7. Henrietta-Ann, m., 1st, sir Thomas-
Dyke Acland, of Killerton, co. Devon,
bart., who d. 17 May 1794 ; and 2dly, 5
June 1795, the hon. Matthew Fortescue,
capt. R.N., brother of Hugh, earl Fortescue,

Sir Richard d. 17 Oct. 1787. and was suc-
ceeded by his son,

II. Sir RICHARD-COLT, present bart.

Arms. — See Plate 25. Sable, an eagle,
displayed, with two heads, argent, charged
on the breast with an ermine spot, all
within a bordure, engrailed, of the second.

Crest — An eagle's head and neck, erased,
atgent, charged with an ermine spot.

Seat — Stourhead-House, co. Wilts.



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238



HUNTER-BLAIR.— SKEFFINGTON.



HUNTER-BLAIR, ofDuNSKEY, co. Wigtown.

27 June 1786.

Sir DAVID HUNTER-BLAIR, Baronet, succeeded his brother, sir
John, 1800, Vice- Lieu tenant and Convener of co. Ayr, and late Colonel of
the Ayrshire Militia ; married, 1st, 2 July 1813, Dorothea, 2d da. of Ed-
ward-Hay Mackenzie, of New Hall and Cromartie, esq., brother of George,
7th marquess of Tweeddale, (by Maria, eldest da. of George, 6th lord Eli-
bank, and lady Isabella, his wife, da. of George, 3d earl of Cromartie,) by

which lady (who d. 22 May 1820) he had issue, 1. Maria-Dorothea,

6. 25 Jan. 1816; 2. JAMES, b. 22 March 1817; 3. Edward, 6.

24 March 1818. Sir David m., 2dly, 5 Jan. 1825, Ehzabeth, 2d da. of sir
John Hay, of Smithfield, and Hayston, co. Peebles, bart., (by Mary-Eliza-
beth, 2d da. of James, 16th lord Forbes,) and has issue ; 4. John, h.

18 Oct. 1825; 5. David, b. 22 Jan. 1826; 6. a Son, b. 15 May

1829 ; 7. a Son, b. 18 June 1833.



The family of Blair, of Dunskey, (a
branch of the ancient family of Blair, of
Blair, CO. Ayr,) acquired the lands of
Dunskey, by purchase, from Hugh Mont-
gomery, viscount Airds, 1658. After several
descents, the estate devolved on John
Blair, who m. Anne Kennedy, sister and
co-h. of Thomas and David, 9th and 10th
earls of Cassilis, by whom he had, I. John,
d. unm. 1773 ; 2. David, d. unm. 1774 ; 3.
Jane, m. sir James Hunter- Blair, bart. ; 4.
Clementina, m. John Bell, esq.

I. Sir JAMES HUNTER, created a bart.
as above, h. Feb. 1741, took the name of
Blair on his marriage, in 1770, with Jane,
da. and h. of John Blair, of Dunskey, esq.,
above named, and by her (who d. 2 Feb.
1817) had issue,

1. Annk, m., 1791, William Mure, of
Caldwell, esq.

2. Sir John, 2d bart.

3. William, d. young.

4. William, d. young.

5. Clementina, m., 1808, col. John-
Francis Birch, royal engineers.

6. Sir David, present bart.

7. James, who inherited the estates of
Dunskey and Robertland, col. of the Ayr-
shire militia, and thrice elected M.P. for
CO. Wigtown, d. unm. July 1822.

8. Robert, cant. 91st regiment, d. unm.
1799.



9. Forbes, succeeded his brother, James,
in the estates of Dunskey and Robertland.

10. Thomas, lieut.-col. in the army,
wounded at Talavera and at Waterloo, m.,
1820, miss Eliza Nouris.

11. Archibald, in the East India Com-
pany's sea service, d. 1798.

12. Jane.

13. H EN RY-DuNDAS, d. young, 1799.

14. Jemima.

Sir James d. 1787, and was succeeded by
his eldest son,

II. Sir JOHN, d. 1800, without issue,
and was succeeded by his brother,

III. Sir DAVID, present bart.

Arms — See Plate 25. Quarterly : 1st,
argent, a chevron, gules, between three
bugles, vert, garnished, gules, for Hunter ;
2d, argent on a chevron gules, between
three cross crosslets, fitch^, sable, three fleur-
de-lis, or, all within a double tressure for
Kennedy, of Culrean ; 3d, argent on a
saltire, sable, nine mascles of the field, and
in chief, a star of eight points, gules for
Blair, of Dunskey; 4th, argent, a shake
fork sable and in chief, a rose gules for
Cunninghame, of Brownhill.

Crest — A stag's head, caboshed, proper.

Supporters — Dexter a greyhound; Sinis-
ter,an antelope ducally collared and chained.

Seat — Blairquhan Castle, Ayrshire, Scot-
land.



SKEFFINGTON, of Skeffington Hall, co. Leicester.

27 June 1786.

Sir LUMLEY-ST.-GEORGE SKEFFINGTON, Baronet, succeeded
his father, sir William-Charles-Farrell, 26 Jan. 1815.



The family of Skeffington derives its
name from the village of Skefiington, co.
Leicester, wliere it appears to have been
seated as early as temp. Richrird I. Sir
William SKEKPrNOTON, of Skeffington,
was master of the ordnance, and d('j)uty to
the lord-lieutenant of Ireland, tem/i. Henry
VIII., and left two sons, of whom the
youngest was ancestor to the viscounts
Massereene, in Ireland, and the eldest con-
tinued the line at Skefiington.

John SKKKKiNCiroN, of Skeffington, the
last male of the elder branch, was unfor-
tunately killed, 1()13, by one Michael Bray,
husband of his elder brother (sir William
Skeffington's) widow, leaving four sisters.



his co-hs., the 3d of whom, Catherine, »».
William Brome, of Woodlaw, co. Warwick,
esq. ; and her grandson, Thomas Brome,
assumed the name of Skeffinij^ton, and d.
17'l!*, leaving a son, Thomas, who d. unm,
1729, and two das. ; Elizabeth, m. Charles
Farrell, of Dublin, esq,, and Bridget, m.
sir Thomas Peyton, bart., and d. without
issue.

I. Sir WILLIAM-CHARLES, 1st bart.,
was grandson of the above Elizabeth, and
inheriting, under the wills of sir Thomas
and lady Peyton, their share of the Skef-
fington estates, in addition to his graml-
mother's, took the name and arms of
Skeffington by royal sign manual, 1772, and



MILLER.— LAFOREY.



239



was created a bart. 27 June 1786 ; 6. 27 June
1742; w., 9 Dec. 1765, Catherine-Josepha,
eldest da. of Michael Hubbert, of the island
of Teneriffe, esq., and by her (who d. 26
July 1811) had issue,

1. Charles-Thomas, d. an infant.

2. Sir LuMLEY - St. - George, present
bart.

Sir William-Charles, d. 21 Jan. 1815, and



was succeeded by his only son,

II. Sir LUMLEY -ST. -GEORGE, pre-
sent bart.

Artns — See Plate 25. Argent, three bulls'
heads, erased, sable, two and one.

Crest — A mermaid, proper, comb, mirror,
and fins, or.

Seat — Skeffington Hall, co. Leicester.



MILLER, of Glenlee, co. Ayr.
3 March 1788.

Sir WILLIAM MILLER, Baronet, succeeded his father, sir Thomas,
1789. He is one of the Lords of Session in Scotland, and has taken the
title of Lord Glenlee. He married his cousin, Grizel, da. of George Chal-
mers, esq., by Grizel, da. of William Miller, esq., and sister to «ir Thomas

Miller, the 1st bart., by whom he has issue, 1. THOMAS ; 2.

William; 3. Grizel, m., 19 July 1808, William Macdonald, jun.,

of St. Martin's, advocate; 4. Margaret ; 5- Lockhart.



Matthew Miller, of Glenlee, in the
stewartry of Kirdcudbright, esq., (erected
into a barony by King Charles II.,) also of
Barskiming, co. Ayr, m. Agnes, da. of the
rev. William Guthrie, minister of Fenwick,
by whom he had issue,

1. John, ?». Grizel, da. of sir Hugh Cath-
cart, bart., and d. without issue.

2. William.

3. Patrick, an officer in the army, m.
mrs. Lucy Webb, and had issue.

4. Martha, m. John Luke.

5. Mary, m. Robert Bogle, esq.

6. Janet, m. John Bogle, esq.

William, the 2d son, succeeded his bro-
ther John, and m. Janet, eldest da. of
Thomas Hamilton, esq., by whom he had,

1. John, rf. unm.

2. Sir Thomas, 1st bart.

3. Patrick, m. and had issue,

1. Peter; 2. William; 3. Thomas.
4. and 5. Two das.

4. Grizel, m. George Chalmers, esq.

5. Martha, m. John Davison, esq.



I. Sir THOMAS, 1st bart., was lord pre-
sident of the college of justice in North
Britain ; and created a bart. as above. He
m., 1st, Margaret, eldest da. of John Mur-
doch, of Rose Bank, esq., provost of Glas-
gow, by whom he had,

1. Sir WiLLiAsi, 2d bart.

2. Janet, m. John Dunlop, of Camgle,
Glasgow, merchant.

He m., 2dly, Anne, da. of John Lockhart,
of Castle Hill, esq., by whom he had no
issue. He d. 1789, and was succeeded by liis
only son,

li. Sir WILLIAM, present bart. /

Arms — See Plate 25. Argent, a cross
moline, azure ; in chief a lozenge between
two mullets of the last, in base a bar, wavy,
vert.

Crest — A human hand, couped at the
wrist, with the third and fourth fingers
folded in the hand, argent.

Seat — At Glenlee, Kirkcudbright, North
Britain.



LAFOREY, of Antigua.
2 Dec. 1789.



Sir FRANCIS LAFOREY, Baronet, K.C.B., Admiral of the Blue,
succeeded his father, sir John, 14 June 179C ; born 31 Dec. 1766, and is
unm.



John Laforey, esq., (only son and h.
of Louis Laforey, of a noble house in Poi-
tou, and nephew of the marquis de la
Forest, who came into England with king
William III.,) was a lieut.-col. in the army,
governor of Pendennis Castle, m. Mary, da.
and h. of lieut. -general Jasper Clayton, of
Femhill, co. Berks, by Juliana, da. and
co.-h. of sir Nicholas Loftus, of Fethard, in
Ireland, uncle of the 1st viscount Ely, of
that kingdom. He d. 1753, having had issue
by the said Mary, (who d. about 1741,)

1. Jasper, d. unm. in America, 1754.

2. Sir John, 1st bart.

3. Francis, an officer in the army, slain
at the siege of Pondicherry, 1748.

4. LoKTUs, a lieut. R.N., rf. unm. 1769.

5. Mary, d. unm.

I. Sir JOHN, 2d son, entered the naval



service, and attained the rank of post-cap-
tain, 1758; was appointed commissioner for
his majesty's naval affairs in the Leeward
Islands, 1772, and removed from thence to
be resident-commissioner at Plymouth, 1784.
He was created a bart. as above, and be-
came an admiral of the blue, 1795. He m.
Eleanor, only surviving da. of Francis Far-
ley, col. of the corps of royal artillery ; a
member of the council, and one of the
judges of the island of Antigua ; by whom
(who rf. 24 Feb. 1823) he had,

1. Sir Francis, 2d bart.

2. John, b. 17 Sept. 1768, rf. young.

.3. Juliana, m. Anthony-James-Pye Mol-
loy, esq., capt. R.N.

4. Eleanor, 6. 3 Nov. 1769, rf. unm.
11 Jan. 18(>6.

5. Elizabeth, h. 5 June 1772, rf. young.



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YARDE-BULLER.



Sir John d. 14 June 1796, on his voyage
from the West Indies, and was succeeded
by his son,

II. Sir FRANCIS, present bart.

Arms — See Plate 25. Argent, on a chev-
ron, azure, between two fleurs-de-lis, of the



second in chief, and in base an anchor,
sable, three mullets, or.

Crest — A lion rampant, regardant, in his
right paw a firebrand, all proper.

Motto — hoyal a mm-t.

Seat — At Whitby, co. Devon.



BULLER, (now YARDE-BULLER,) of Lupton, co. Devon.



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