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Helena, m. 2 July, 1868, Rev. Thomas Harvey, and rf. 16
March, 1872.

2 Daniel, of Coombe, Surrey, b. 5 Aug. 1825; m. 1855,
Jane Aston, dau. of Augustus William Rixon, Esq. of
Gordon Square, London, and had by her (who d. 11 Feb.
1874), Daniel William, b. 1859 ; Theodore Herbert, b.
i860; Reginald, b. 1862; Eleanor Jane; Alice Laura;
and Florence Eveline.

3 John, of SJitcham, b. 1S28; m. 1st, 1855, Charlotte,
eldest dau. of James Walker, Esq. of Terrington, St.
Clements, Norfolk ; she rf. 1871, leaving Ernest Joha
Walker : Walter Charles Reid ; and Ethel Charlotte. He
■M. 2ndly, 1872, Constance Furze, 3rd dau. of James
Vickers, Esq. of Templeton, Roehampton, Surrey, and ha.s

4 Henry, rf. young.

1 Ellen, m. liev. John Jones, Vicar of Eeepham, co. Lin-
coln ; she rf. 1864.

2 Mary, m. Rev. James Boolh, LL.D., F.R.S., "Vicar of
Stone, CO. Backs, and J. P. for that co. She rf. 1874.

3 Anna Maria, )/;. Thomas Symonds Howell, Esq.

4 Fanny, rf. young.

II. James, of Haling Park, of whom hereafter.

III. John, of Mitcham, b. 21 June, 1804 ; m. 13 April, 1833,
Susannah, only child of Peter Dormay, Esq. of Thanet
House, Clapham, Surrey, by his 2nd wife, Susannah, only
dau. of James Killiek, Esq. of Whitehall, Surrey; she rf.

28 April, 1852, and he rf. 1 Jan. 1875, leaving issue,

1 John, F.S.A., F.R.G.S., of Shermanbury House, Rei-
gate, b. 27 Jan. 1834; m. 6 Oct. 1864, Elizabeth, 3rd dau.
and co-heir of Stephen Dendy, Esq. of Leigh Place, Sur-
rey, by Elizabeth his wife, eldest dau. of Thomas Sanders,
Esq. of Hookwood, Surrey, and has issue, John Sanders,
M.A. Corpus Christi Coll. Oxford, b. 18 March, 1866 ;
Stephen Cecil, b. 21 July, 1868 ; Frank Dormay, b. 25
Jan. 1870; Elsie Susannah, b. 9 Dec. 1871.

2 Daniel, of Burleigh Lodge, Croydon, 6. 23 May, 1835 ;
m. 20 Sept. 1860, Ellen Sarah, 2nd dau . i.nd co-heir of
Stephen Dendy, Esq. of Leigh Place, Surrey, and has
issue, Walter Daniel, b. 4 Dec. 1861 ; Dendy, b. 20 Nov.
1865 ; Arthur Gordon, 6. 11 Jan. 1868 ; Ida, b. 29 March,
J 870, m. 11 Nov. 1891, John Hubert, eldest son of Chris-
topher Oakley, Esq. of Cromlise, co. Kent.

3 James (Rev.), M..\., of Gonville, and Caius College,
Cambridge, Vicar of Canwick, co. Lincoln, b. 22 Nov.
1836 ; m. 4 Oct. 1865, Marianne Brooke, dau. of Rev. Mark
R. Jukes, of Ohio, U.S., and rf. 31 March, ls21, leaving
issue, Henry James (Rev.), M.A. Camb., Vicar of Can-
wick, CO. Lincoln, 6. 16 Aug. 1866; Charles Ernest (Rev.),
b. 4 3Iarch, 1868; Arthur Percy, b. 19 Sept. 1872; Frede-
rick Augustus, 6. 19 Dec. 1878, Herbert Andrew, b. 16
Aug. 1882 ; Gilbert John, b. 18 Nov. 1886 ; Marian Bar-
bara, 6. 29 Sept. 1869 ; Edilh Ellen, b. 13 April, 1871 ;
Harriet Constance, b. 5 Jan. 1877 ; Lucy Podmore, 6. 2
Jan. 1881 ; Grace Georgina, 6.3 Sept. 1884 ; and Winifred
Irene Frances, 6. 1 Nov. 1888.

4 Frank Goulding, of Landmore, Affhadowey,co. London-
derry, J. P. for that CO., 6. 16 April, 1843 ; m. 2 Dec. 1875,
Elizabeth, younger dau. of James W. Armstrong, Esq. of
Culmore, co. Antrim, J.P., by Alice his wife, c^au. of
Sampson Moore, Esq. of Cullytrummin, co. Antrim, and
has a son, Frank, b. 6 Sept. 1880.

1 Susan, m. 23 May, 1861, George T. Jepson, Esq. of
Hampton, Middlesex, who rf. s. p. 4 May, 1867.

2 Emily.

3 Constance, m. 26 Oct. 1871, Rev. N. Kenneth M'Leod,
M.A., Incumbent of Ellon, co. Aberdeen, and has issue.

I. Barbara, m. 1st, 1 Oct. 1814, Joseph Walker, Esq., who
<^ s. p. 2 Jan. 1834, and 2ndly, 31 March, 1835, James Lyon,
Esq., who rf. s.p. 14 March, 1857. She d.s.p. 19 May,

II. Mary, to. 8 Oct. 1831, James Templer, Esq. of Brockham
Lodge, Surrey, who rf. s. p. 23 June, 1850. She rf. s. p. 4
July, 1860.

III. Elizabeth, m. 16 May, 1820, Thomas Langton, Esq. of
Wandsworth and Dunsfold, Surrey, who rf. 5 ilarch, 1864.
She rf. 12 March, 1868, leaving issue.

IV. Eleanor, m. 5 July, 1825, Henry J. Norris, Esq., who d.

29 Aug. 1858. She rf. 10 April, 1888, leaving issue.
Mr. Watney rf. 10 June, 1831. His 2nd son,

James Watney, Esq. of Haling Park and Beddington,
Surrey, 6. 18 Dec. 1800: m. 15 Oct. 1829, Rebecca, eldest dau.
of James Spurrell, Esq. of Thurgarton, Norfolk, and South-
wark, Surrey, and by her (who rf. 19 Oct. 1889) had issue,





I. James, his heir.

II. Norman, cf Queenswood, Bedilington, Surroy, 6. 27 5ray,
1S34; m. 26 .-Vpril, 1S6p, Maiilda Jane, 2nd dan. of Dixon
Kobinson, Esq. of Clithoroe Castle, co. Lancaster, by
Matilda his wile, dau. of Kev. Robert Ackloni Ingram, Rec-
tor of Seagrave, and has issue, 1 Charles Norman, b. 26
Julv, ls6S; 2 Arthur Xorman, 6. 27 May, 1871 ; 3 Gerard
Kofman. b. 14 Sept. 1S72 ; 1 Lucv Matilda, b. II March,
1867 ; 2 Katherine, t>. 23 Feb. 1870 : 3 Maud, 6. 7 July, 18,5.

III. Herbert, A.M. and M.D. of St. John's Ci'lleie, Cambridfje,
b. 15 Dec. 1843 : li). 22 Jan. 1873, Sarah Louisa, eldest dau.
of Kev. Marcus Rainslord, of Belsrave Chapel, London, and
has. 1 AVilliam Herbert, b. 14 Auir. ISSO; 1 May Evelyn, b.
14 Nov. 1873: 2 Elsie Violet, b. 28 June, l876, d. 4 July,
1881 ; 3 Winilrede Eva, b. 9 Feb. IS79; 4 Dora Muriel, b. 5
Feb. 1882; 5 Lilian Enid, b. 27 Nov. 1883.

I. Rebecca. u. Emma, d. unm. 2S Dec. 1892.

III. Maiy. IV. Emily.

V. .\'.ice.
Mr. James Watney d. 16 3Iarch, 1SS4. His eldest son,

James Watvet, Esq. of Beddington, co. Surrey, M.l'. for
East Surrey 1871 to 1SS5, 6. 19 May, 1832; «i. 8 July, 1856,
Blanche Maria Georgiana, eldest dau. and co-heir of Frederick
Salmon liurrtll, Esq. of HiphfieUl Park, Sussex, by Georgiana
his «ife, only child of George Spencer Ridgway, Esq., and had

I. Verxok James, now of Haling Bark.

II. Claude, b. 4 Nov. ISCii.

I. Florence Blanche, 6. 20 June, 1857 ; d. 20 April, 1SC3.
Mr. James Watney d. 1SS6, and was s. by his elder son.

Arms — Quarterly : 1st and 4th, az., a cross engrailed erm. in
the first and tounh quarters a dove artr., and in the s.'cor.d and
third, a garb or, for Watney ; 2nd and 3rd, quarterly arg. and
or, a cri'ss fleurettee in the first and fourth quarteis, a lion
rampant of the third charged with three bars of the second, for
Galpin. Crist— On a mount vert in front of a ga,rb erect, or a
greyhound courant sa., gorged with a collar, therefrom pendent
a bugle-horn gold. Motto — Virtute et industria.

6t«(s — Middleton, Long-parish, Hants ; andTressady, Kogart,

Toira Residence — 11. Berkeley Square, \f.

Cii'.is— Garrick and New Univer.-ity.

WATSON OF calga:rth paek.

Watson, CnEisTOPHEB Knight, Esq., M.A.,
F.S.A., of Calgarth Park, WestmorLmd, b. 1825 ;
m. 1S61, Emma Jane, dau. of Pole Godfrey, Esq.,
and by her (who d. ISSl) has issue,

I. William Luthek, 6. 18C2.

II. Christopher Godfrey, b. 24 Dee. 1864, Capt. E.A.
Liineag-e.— The Calgarth estate was purchased from the

family of Sandys by Richard Watson, D.D., the celubiated
Bishop of Llandaff, b. at Heversham, Westmorland, 1737, who
adde i greatly to the natural beauties of the place by adorning
it with a new and elegant mansion. His Lordship m. Dorothy,
sister of Daniel Wilson, Esq. of Dallam Tower, and d. at Cal-
garth, 1816. The late proprietor,

LiECT.-CoL. Charles Edward Watson, of Calgarth Park,
Westmorland, J.P. an^^ D.L., High Sheriff 1877, Lieut.-Col.
unattached, 6. 1823 ; was grandson of the Bishop, and
son of the late Rev. Richard Watson, LL.B. ; m, 18G4, Louisa,
dau. of Richard Luther Watson, of Calgarth Park, which lady
d. Isb^. He d. s.'p. 7 Jan. 1894, and was s. by his brother.

Seat — Calgarth Park, Windermere, co. Westmorland.


Watson, Ja:«es, Esq. of Langley House, co.
Buckingham, J.P. i'or that co. and co. Linlilligow,
Hi!j;h SSlieritf for former co., 18S1, and County
Alderman for Bucks, Barrister-at-Law of Inner
Temple, formerly of Bengal Civil Service, h. 21 Aug.
1827 ; m. 2G July, 1849, Augusta Christiana, dau.
of William Wilberforce Bird, Esq. of The Spring,
Keuilworth, co. Warwick, Deputy Governor of
Bengal, and has had issue,

I. Harbt James, Lieut -Col. late 11th Hussars, 6. 4 May,
1%50; m. 2 Sept. 1873, Mary, dau. of John Russell, Esq.
01 Newforge, co. Antrim, and had issue,

1 Ivor Wilberforce, b. 9 Oct. 1875.

2 Eric Russell, h. 31 May, 1878.
1 Muriel Evelyn.

II. Cecil Wilberforce, b. 20 Oct. and d. 26 Nov. 1857,

I. Ada Augusta Frances.

II. Florence Augusta Mary, d. young.

III. Ethel Clare, to. 19 Nov. 1891, Deputy-Surgeon-Gen.
Robert Rouse, late Indian army.

liineag-e.— William Watson, Esq., m. 2 Sept. 1791, Mary,
dau. of John Stodart, Esq. of The Bank, Carnwath, and had
a son,

James Watson, Esq., M.D., F.R.S.E., 6. 11 Sept. 1792 ; m.
2 Dec. 1817, Harriet, dau. of William Wilberforce Bird, Esq.
of The Spring, Coventry, co. Warwick, M.P. for Coventry,
by Penelope his wife, dau. of Rev Sir Charles Wheler, Pre-
bendary of York, 7th Bart, of Leamington, Hastings, War-
wickshire, and d. 27 Sept. 1878, leaving by her (whorf. 31 Jan,
1852), one son and three daus.,

James, now of Langley House.

Anieh;), m. 8 July, 1844, S. Sneade Browne, Esq., Bengal
Civil Service, and d. s. p. 2 Dec. 1846.

Harriet Oliver, m. 11 April, 1849, Rev. Charles Robinsoa
Bird, Rector o' Castle Eden, co. Durham, and has issue.

Caroline Augusta.

^rms— Arg., an oak tree ppr. growing out of a mount in base
vert, surmounied of a fesse sa., charged with three stars of six
points of the first, and on an escutcheon of pretence for Bird,
ar. a cross flory vert between four martlets gu., a chief dove-
tailed az. Crtst -An oak tree ppr. growing out of a mount
vert. Motto — Florescit.

Seat — Langley House, Langley, near Slough.

Tovm Mesidence—SS, Portman Square, W.


Watson, Eobeet I;ECet, Esq. of Kilcoimcr
House; CO. Carlow, b. 14 Sept. 1836 ; m. 8 Jan.
1873, Conslance Mary Marriott, only dau. of Eev.
William Marriott Leir, Eector and Patron of
Ditchent, Somerset, and has issue, two sons and
one dau.,

I. Fielding Marriott John Lccky, b. 19 Oct. 1873.

II. Netherton William Langford, 6. 10 Aug. 1875.
I. Kathleen Rose.

Eineag-e. — John Watson, Esq. of Crosted, in the co. of
Cumberland, settled in co. Carlow, and built the house of
Kilconner. By Jane West his wife, he had three sons and a

I. John, his heir.

II. Samuel, m. 1676, Elizabeth, dau. of Oliver Thompson,
Esq. of Penrith, co. Cumberland, and had a son,

Solomon, in. Miss Bowles, of co. Tipperary, settled in that
CO., and was ancestor of John Johnston Watson, Esq.,
and the Countess Dagenfield Scomberg.

III. William, d. 12 Nov. 1686.

I. Mary, 6. at Crosted, 23 May, 1647 ; m. 6 Aug. 1670, Robert
Lecky, Esq. of Kiluock, co. Carlow, son of Robert Lecky,
Esq., CO. Donegal.

Mr. Watson d. 1675, and was s. by his eldest son,

John Watson, Esq. of Kilconner, 6. 1649, became a Member
of the Society of Friends, called Quakers, and built a meeting
house at Kilconner. Of that respectable body, his descendants
continued leading members for tive generations. He hi. Anne,
dau. of James Tomlinson, by whom (who (i.Sept. 1744, aged9T>
he had, with five daus. (i. Anne, b. 1674, m. 1094, Henry Ridge-
way, Esq. of Queen's Co. ; ii. Sarah, 6. 1676, vi. 1695, Richard
Pike, Esq., co. Cork; iii. Mary, b. 1678, to. 1699, James Lecky,
Esq. of Kilnock; it. Alice, b. 1679, d. 1703; v. Elizabeth, b.
1687, d. young), four sons,

I. Samuel, his heir.

II. John, b. 1 Sept. 1683.

III. Joseph, 6. 21 Jan. It;88; d. 13 April next year.

IV. Thomas, 6. 1 Jan. 1690 ; d. Jan. next year.

Jlr. Watson d. 8 Feb. 1709, aged 60, and was «. by his eldcs"!

Samuel Watson, Esq. of Kilconner, b. 14 Nov. 1682 ; m. 1st,
14 Jan. 1709, Susan, dau. of Jonathan Nicholson, Esq. of Balli-
nacarrig, co. Wicklow, by whom (who d. 2April, 1726) he had,
with four daus. (i. Susan, b. 6 Feb. 1711, m. 28 Sept. 1732,
Isaac Jacob, of Waterford; ii. Anne, b. 16 Aug. 1716, m.
Isaac Bell; in. Elizabeth, b. 1720, d. next year ; iv. Phcebe,6.
2 Sept. 1723, m. 25 Nov. 1742, Samuel Elly, of New Ross), five

I. John, of Kilconner, b. 24 March, 1713: m. 24 Dec. 1737 ;
Jane, dau. of Joshua Clibborn, Esq. of Moate, co. West-
meath, and rf. 21 Dec. 1750, having by her (whod. 1779)
had, with four daus. (1 Abigail, 6. 19 June, 1742: 2 Jane,
-/. U7im. ; 3 Sarah, 6. 1744, d. v.nm. 1623 j 4 Susan, b. 1749,
d. 1754), five sons,





1 Samuel, 6. 1739; d. 1751.

2 Joshua, 6. Sept. 1740; d. 1751.

3 John, of Kilconner House, b. 6 Nov. 1743; s. his elder
brother, and m. 20 April, 1773, Anne, dau. of Samuel
Penrose. Esq. of Newtown House, Waterford, and of
Woodliill, CO. Cork, andc/. 2S Aug. 1783, leaving issue,

John, of Kilconner House, 6. 21 Apiil, 1774; m. 13 July,
IfcOO. Klizabeth, eldest dau. of John Lecky, Esq. of
Kilnockand Ballykealy, CO. Carlow, and(L 27 Jan. 1845,
having by her (who (;. 19 Jan. 1821) had, with seven
daus. (1 Eiiza,beth Lecky, 6. 13 April, 1801, m. 15 June,
1826, John Strangman, Esq. of Waterford; 2 Anne, h.

23 May, 1802; 3 Jane, 6. 4 March, 1805 ; 4 Mary, 6. 4
March, 1810; 5 Sarah Augusta, b. 5 Jan. 1811 ; 6 Lucy
Frances, 6. 12 April, 1817, i^. 24 May, 1823; 7 Lydia
Elizabeth, 6. 11 Oct. 1820, d. 24 Feb. 1821;, four sons,

1 John Lecky, of Kilconner House, J. P., High Sheiiff
ISGO, m. 3 Sept. 18u6, his cousin, Sarah Louisa, dau.
of Thomas Henry Watson, Esq. of Lumclone ; and
d. s. p. Sept. 1870.

2 Robert, 6. 12 Feb. 1807; d.unm. 1878.

3 William Penrose, 6. 12 April, 1808 ; d. 1875.

4 George Leopold, 6. 14 June, 1819 ; d. 27 Dec.

Samuel, 6. 24 May, 1775 ; d. s. p.
Robert, b. 29 IMarch, 1780.
William Penrose, b. 19 June, 1782 ; d. s. p.
Acne, 6. 17 Sept. 1778.

4 George, 6. 15 March, 1745 ; d. 31 Dec. 1766.

6 Robert, b. 9 July, 1746; m.Uary, dau. of Dr. Fothergill,
of Upton House, near London.
II. S.amuel, of Ballydarton, co. Carlow, b. 14 Nov. 1714: and
d. 22 March, 1784 ; m. Mary, dau. of Jonathan Beale, Esq.
of Mountmellick, in the Queen's Co., by whom (who d.
30 Juiy, 1781), he had a dau., Susan, 6. 25 Oct. 1746, m.
Henry White, of Cork, and three sons,

1 John, of Rallydarton, co. Carlow. b. 29 April, 1742 ; d.
25 Nov. 1793 ; m. Dinah, dau. of Henry Deaves, of Dub-
lin, and had (with four daus., Sarah, 6. 20 Oct. 1799 ;
Maria Jane, b. 28 Dec. 17b2 ; Susan, 6. 5 Jan. 17s6;
Jiinah Wilson, 6. 11 May, 1791, m. 14 May, 1812, Jonathan
Williamson) four sons,

Sa-Jiuel, 6. 20 June, 1781; d. at Lacken, co. Wexford,

24 Jan. 1803.

John Henry, of Ballydarton, 6. 5 April, 1787 ; m.

1st, Mary Garrett, by whom he had two sons and two

daus. ; and 2ndly, Elizabeth Gray, of Upton House, by

whom he had four sons and four daus.; and d. May,

Henry, of Ballydarton, b. 26 May, 1788: to. Emily, dau.

of Very Rev. George Maunsell, Dean of Leiglilin, and

d. s.p.
Joshua, 6. 22 Oct. 1789 ; m. Sarah, dau. of Francis Met-

calf, Esq. ; and rf. 1869, leaving Francis Metcalf (Very

Rev.), Dean of Leighliii ; Henry, of liallyroan ; George ;

Louisa, m. John Giay, Esq. of Upton House ; and

George, 6. 10 Oct. 1793.

2 Samuei,, of Lumclone, 6. 29 March, 1747 ; m. Anne, dau.
of Samuel Brewster, Esq., by Elizabeth Garrett his wire
(brotlier of William Brewster, Esq. of Ballynidtea. co.
Wicklow, who wa= grandfather of Riglit Hon. Abiaham
Brewster, Lord Chancellor of Ireland 1867-68) ; and d.
1830, lea\ing by her (who d. 1851) an only son,

TfioMAS Henry, of Lumclone, Capt. Carlow Rcgt. of

Militi,i, 6. 1790, d. 7 Jan. 1853; m. 1 June, 1815. Anne,

only dau. of Daniel Walker, of the city of Dublin, and

granddau. of Willi m) Walker, Esq., twice Lord Mayor

of Dublin, and d. 1853, having by her (who d. 1809)

Lad issue,

I. Samuel Henbt, of Lumclone, J. P., B.A. Trin. Coll.

Dublin, 6. 29 June, 1823; m. 3 Aug. 1854, Sarah

Sempill, eldest dau. of Rev. Samuel Thomas Roberts,

LL. D.. of Ravindon House, co. Carlow, Vicar of Yox-

ford, Suffolk (by Sarah his wife, dau. of Sir William

Forbes, 5th Bart, of Crai^ievar, and his wife. Hon.

Sarah Sempill, dau. of John, 12th Lord Sempill), and

d. 5 Feb. 1870, leaving issue,

Henky Fokbes Montagd. of Lumclone, co. Carlow,
b. 24 June, ls56 ; m. 1885, Frances Mari.i, dau. of
the late Thomas Wyse, Esq., and d. s. p. Jan. 1891.

William Sempill, 6. 15 Aug. 1858, deceased.

Thomas De Lancy, 6. 9 Nov. 1859.

Isabella Anne.

Emily Loui>a Violet, deceased.

Madelaine Frances.

Agnes Delia.

n. Thomas Henry (Rev.), Vicar of St. Philip and SI.
James, Illraeombe, Devon, b. 25 July, 1825, gained
Royal Scholarship on entrance into Trinity College,
Dublin; m, Frances Jane, dau. and co-heir of
Thomas Rowley, Esq. of Norwood Lodge, Surrey,
and has issue.

Constance Mary.
Florence Miiisim.

Emily Rowley.

III. John Walker, d. unm. June, 1878.

IV. Robert Lecky, now of Kilconner House.

I. Sarah Louisa, vi. 3 Sept. 1836, John Lecky Watson,
j:sq. of Kilconner House, co. Carlow, who d. s. v 9
Sept. 18"0.

i[. Annette Elizabeth.

III. Emily Lctitia, 7a. 31 July, 1843, John Deane Drake,
Esq. of Stokestown, co. Wexford, who d. 20 Dec. 1855
(see Drake of Stokes'own).

IV. Elizabeth Susan, m. Oct. 1853, John Cornwall
Brady, Esq. of Myshall House.

3 Joshua, 6. 28 Oct. 1752; d. unm.

III. Jonathan, m. 25 Aug. 1759, Deborah, sister of Walter
White, of Donore; andc/. 1776.

IV. W illiam, b. 12 March, 1719 ; d. 5 Oct. 1781.

V. Joseph, b. 11 Dec. 1725.

Mr. Watson m.2ndly, Abigail Craven, whotL 1752; andSrdly,
24 April, 1754, Deborah Fuller, but had no further issue. He
d. 14 May, 1764, and was s. by his eldest son.
Seat — Kilconner House, co. Carlow.


Watson, James, Esq. of Berwick House, Salop,
J.P. COS. Stafford, Worcester, and Salop, s. 1853 ; b.
1817 ; m. 1856, Jane, dau. of Leonard Willan, Esq.
of Silverdale, co. Lancaster, and has liad issue,

James Willan, d. an infant.
Florence Maby.

Mr. Watson is only son of James Watson, Esq. of
Edgbaston, rear Eirniingham, (who d. 1853), by
Mary his wife, dau. of Eicliard Spreadborough,Esq.
Ho was elected M.P. for Shrewsbury in 1885, and
resigned in 1892.

Seat— Berwick Hall, near Shrewsbury.
CUtbs — Carlton, and Conservative.


Watson, Sir Henry Edmund, of Shirecliffe
Hall, CO. York, and The Park Cottage, Worksop,.
J.P. and D.L. for the West Riding, co. York, b. 19
March, 1815. Sir Henry is son of John Watson,
Esq. of Shirecliffe Hall, who d. 1853.

Arms— Or, a pale gu. surmounted by a chevron invected,
thereon three crescents between as many martlets, all counter-
changed. C'rest^ln front of an eagle s head couped, gu.,
gorged with a collar vallary three crescents or.

5ert(s— Shirecliffe Hall, Sheffield ; and The Park Cottage,

Clubs— CaiUon, S.W. ; and Constitutional, W.C.


Watson, William: Livingstone, Esq. of
Ayton, Perthshire, F.R.A.S., F.E.G.S., F.S.S., and
F.3.A. Scot., formerly a mercliant in Calcutta and
London, b. 19 Oct. 1835 ; m. 13 Feb. 1878, Eliza-
beth Lindsay, eldest dau. of George Seton, advocate,
M.A. Oxon ^atc of St. Bennet's, Edinburgh), and
representative of the Sexons of Cariston, co. Fife ;
and by her lias issue,

Robert William Seton, 6. 20 Aug. 1879.

Lineage. — This family is descended from the Watsons of
Cairnfold, who possessed propt-rty on the boundaries of Pertb
and Clackmannan from the beginning of the 17th century.

William Watson (younger son of Janus Watson, of Cairn-
fold), 6. 1776; Hi. 1799, Helen W'hyte, and d. 1868, aged 92,
leaving, with other issue, a son,

Robert Watson, Esq. of Kinross, N.B.,ft. 1802; to. 25 Dec.
1834, Catherine Laing, dau. of Henry Livingstone, of Sand-
port, Kinross, by his wife, Jean Dempster (of the family of
Dempster of Tillyochle, co. Kinross), and by her (who d. 1857)
had issue,

I. William Livingstone, now of Ayton.

II. He.ry, b. Ib37; d. 1844.

III. Robert, b. 1S38 ; d. ]a4I.

I. Dempster, b. 6 June, 1840; d. unm. 28 March,


Mr. Watson d. 1874.
Aims — Arg., an oak tree fructed, growing out of a mount in





■base, ppr., surmounted of a bend gu., charged with three
cinquefoils of the fii-st. Crest— \ cross-crosslet fitchee arg.,
issuing cut ofa crescent gu. .Vof^o— Lippen to God.

6fat — Avton House, Abernethy, Perthshire.

Clubs — Keform and Oriental.


Watsox, William Scott, Esq. of Burnhead, co.
Koxburgh, J.P., Capt. 1st Essex (44th) Eegt., b.
20 Jan. 1S55 ; m. 1S92, Mabel Agnes, 4tli dan. of
Lient.-Col. Thomas Mahon, R.A., and has issue,

William Scott, &. 3 Aug. 1S93.

Lineage, — The immediate ancestor of this family was Sir
Valter Scot, of Kirkurd, the tenth generation of the house of
Euccleugh, who tiourished in the Reigns of James I. and II. ;
111. a dau. of Peter Cockliurn, of Hinderland (an ancient
family iu co. Peebles), and by her had three sons, of whom i.
David (Sir), carried on the line of the house of Buccleuch ;
II. James, progenitor of this family. This

James Scot, was sometime proprietor of the lands and
barony of Kirkurd, and was designated by that title, of which
there are many documents. He afterwards resigned that
estate back to the family, and acquired from David, 3rd
Lord Lindsay of Byres, the lands of Over and Nether Newhall,
in Roxburghshire, now called Burnhead and Burnfoot, which
is instructed by a charter from the said Lord Lindsay to this
James of these lands, dated 1484. He also acquired from the
family of Glencairn the lands of Hassendean, &c., co. Box-
burgh. By Margaret, his wife, he had issue, three sons,

I. David, who s. his father in the lands and barony of Has-
sendean, &c.

II. John, fii-st of the Scots of Burnhead.

III. Robert, who got from his father the lands of Nether
Kewhall, &c., afterwards called Burnfoot.

The 2nd son,

John Scot, Esq., obtained from his father the lands of Over
I^ewhall (by a charter dated 1 June, 14!)2), afterwards called
Burnhead, which has been the chief title of this family ever
since. He left issue, a son,

John' Scot, Esq. of Burnhead. He granted charters to Sir
John Scot, vicar of Hawick, of the lands of Wester and Easter
3Iurcmaw (now called Lees), in co. Roxburgh in 1535 and
1539, to the first of which his seal is appended. He also
.granted a precept of sasine to James Scot, natural son to the
said Sir John, dated 1550. He d. at an advanced age in 1582,
leaving issue, a son and successor,

Robert Scot, Esq. of Burnhead, of whom there are many
notices, such as charters, precepts of sasine, &c. This family
had large possessions, and were superiors of several other
lands besides their own property, as appears by many charters,
precepts of sasine, &c. granted by them to different persons
between the years 1534 and 1608. Robert Scot had issue,
three sons,

I. William, his heir. ii. Adam.

ni. Robert, who settled in Holland.
He d. in 1609, and was .5. by his eldest son,

William Scot, of Burnhead, who, in his father's lifetime,
was an officer in Holland, and served under the brave Walter
■Scot, Lord Buccleuch, against the Spaniards about the year
1604, when the cohort of Scots performed many glorious
actions against their enemies. He m. Margaret, dau. of Nicol
Cairncross, of Hislop or Calfhill, by whom he had a son,
Robert, his heir. He d. about 1C40, and was s. by his only

Robert Scot, Esq. of Burnhead, who, in his father's lifetime,
■m. 1st (contract 1636), Marian, dau. of Bagnel Bennett, of
■Chcsters, by whom he had two daus. He m. 2ndly (contract
1643), Elizabeth, dau. of Hector Turnbull, of Clarilaw, by
whom he had four sons,

I. William, his heir. ii. Robert Scot, of Lees.

III. Adam, m. and had issue.

IV. Alexander.

He d. in 1677, and was s. by his eldest son,

William Scot, Esq. of Burnhead, who m. Agnes, dan. of
Archibald Wedderstain, merchant in Dalkeith, by whom he
had three sons and several daus. (of whom Euphan, m.
Thomas Watson, writer in Hawick, and had a son, William,
of whom afterwards).

I. Robert, his heir.

II. William, who was principal surgeon to the hospital of the
English army in Spam, in the reign of Queen Anne, and at
the siege of (iibraltar in 1727; a. unm.

ni. Peter, of WiUiamsburgh, in Virginia.

The eldest son,

Robert Scot, Esq. of Burnhead, m. Agnes, 2nd dau. of
Gideon Sent, of Falnash, by Mary, his wife, dau. of James
Scot, of Thirlestane, co. Roxburgh, and by her had issue, two
sons and two daus.,

I. William, his heir.

II. Walter Scot, a merchant in Virginia.

I. Agnes.

II. Margaret, of •whom presently.

He d. in 1755 and was .<!. by his eldest son,

William S

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