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Urswick within Fumess, by granting leases
for 1000 years, on the compliance of most
eccentric observances and dues, which are
still paid, and at something like pepper com
rents. He m. twice, first, Perpetua, daugh-
ter of Edward Norris, esq. of Speke, in
Lancashire, and secondly, Elizabeth, dau^-
ter of Thomas Preston, esq. of Holkar. By
the first he had, with three daughters, five
sons, viz.

John, who m. in 1619, Dorothy, dau.
of Richard Brathwayte, esq. of Bum-
side, in the county of Westmoreland,
but dying #. p. settled, by deed dated
10th July, 1602, the estates of Mow-
breck and Burae, in Lancaster and

Westby?* ^° Yorkshire, on his ne-
phew, Thomas, with remainder to his
half-brothers, George and Robert.
Thomas, a medical man, who d. fight-
ing for the king, (CHAaLES I.) in the
latter wars, without issue.

Frauds, of Myrscough, h. about tha
year 1624, who m. Ann, daughter of
Richard Bakehouse, esq. of Myrs- '
cough, in Lancashire, and had four
sons and six dauj^ters, all of whom
died #. p. excepting Perpetua, m* to
Richard Blackburn, esq. of Thistle-
ton, and his eldest son and successor.
Thomas, of Burae, h. in 1641, who
m. twice, first, in 1661, Bridget,
daughter of Thomas Clifton, esq.
of WesU>y and Lytham, in Lan-
cashire, and secondly, Margaret,
daughter of — Braithwaite, esq.
of &e county of Westmoreland.
He d. about the year 1640, leav-
ing (with other issue, who d. nn-
manried) two sons, viz.

I. John, of Mowbreck and
Burae, h. in 1662, who m.
in 1688, Jane, dau. of Chris-
topher Parker, esq. of Brad-
kirk Hall, in Lancashire
and had four daughters,

1. Catharine, married to
Alexander Osbaldiston,
esq. ofSunderlmnd Hall.

2. Bridget, m. toWilliam
Shuttlewordi, esq. of
Turn-over- Hall, Upper
Rawclifle, Lancashire,
and had an only dau.

Margaret, who in-
herited her mo-
ther's portion of
the Mowbreck es-
tates. She es-
poused, in 1744,
Thomas Westbt,
esq. of White Hall.

3. Mary, m. to the Rev.
Thomas Alderson.*

4. Ann, m. to the Rev.
John Bennison.

II. Robert, who inherited the
" estates of his brother John.

At this gentleman's decease*
#. p. m. in 1762, Mowbreck
and 9ttrae devolved on his
four nieces as co-heirs ;

• The Kev. Christopher W^tCby Aldenon, (son
of this marriage) m, in 1767, Agnes, only dau. of
Geo. BickentaffB, esq. of Hambletoa, and had an
only child. Mary, in. m 1789 RowUnd Ramsdwi.
esq. of Halifax, and bad an only dan. Aenaa, ». to
John Rbodaa Ralph, em\, of Halifaz, and has ia

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bat the Yorkshire property
never haring been diverted
by any deed from that pre-
scribed by lineal descent in
the heirs male, consequently
passed to the then existing
eldest male descendant of
George Westby, of Raw-
clifijp, eldest son of Thomas
Westby, of Mowbreck, by
his second marriage.
By his second wife, Elizabeth, daaffater of
Thomas Preston, esq. of Holkar, he had five
sons and a dau^ter,

George, who founded the Rawcuffb
branch of which we are about to
Robert, who resided at Killington, in

the county of Westmoreland.
Charles, > who in 1664 were serving
Bernard, ) in the Life Guards.
Richard, who lived at Wynder, in Lan-
cashire. He m. Jenette. daughter of
Bryan Taylor, esq. of Milthope, and
haa three daughters.
Thomas Westby, (the elder) of Mowbreck,
having purchased, temp. Charles I., Raw-
cliffe (now White) Hall, from the Kirby
famfly, settled that estate on his eldest son
by his second marriage,

George Westby, esq. of Rawcliflfe, who
attained the rank of major in the army.
The family had taken, with the Kirbys and
others, too active a part in the misfortunes
of tiieir unhappy sovereign not to feel the
pressure of his enemies, and their estates of
Rawcliffe were seized by the parliament,
and in September, 1653, were sold by the
commissioners, as being forfeited for trea-
son to the state. They were repurchased
by friends, but as the Westbys were catho-
lics and labouring under the tiien tjrrannical
disabilities regarding the tenure of land, the
titles were tak^ in me name of Protestants,
and by repeated transfers thus secured. It
was not until many years after that Migor
Westby was known to be the real owner of
these estates. He wedded, first, about the
year 1650, Margaret, daughter of Thomas
Heskelh, esq. of Mayne, in Lancashire, and
had one son,

John, his heir.
He m. secondly, a lady named Rosomond,
by whom he had issue,

Thomas, who setded at Clonmel, in
Ireland, and hence sprang, it is pre-
sumed, a large and highly respectable
funily, seated in the county of Tip-
Mnjor Westby was «. at his demise, by his
cldtmi son,

John Westby, esq. of Rawcliffe, who m.
in 1684, Jane, daughter of Thomas Bleas-
dale, esq. of Alston, in the county of Lan-
caster, and had issue,

JrSj'i hoik d.s. p. in 1726.
Alice, m. in 1706, to Thomas Gillibrand,
esq. son of — Gillibrand, esq. of
Dunken Hall, near Chorley.
Mr. Westby d, in 1708, and was «. by his

John Westby, esq. of Rawcliffe, who
wedded, in 1709, Mary, daughter of Thomas
Hawett, esq. of Ormskirk, and granddaugh-
ter of Hugh Holland, esq. of Raby, by
whom he had issue,
I. Thomas.

n. George, (. at White Hall, in 1720,
who m. in 1755, Mary, daughter of
— Field, esq. of Middlesex, and had
issue, John, Thomas, George, G^rge-
Yalentine, John, Ann, and Mary, all
the sons but Thomas died in their in-
fancy, as did also Ann. Mr. Westby
d, in 1776. His only surviving son,
Thomas, h. dOth July, 1757, in-
herited, as heir at law to his
cousin, Thomas Westby, esq.
of White Hall, the landed pro- ^
perty of Eccleston an 1 Turn '
Over Hall, which that gentleman
had purchased after making his
will. Mr. Thomas Westby has
by deed settled those estates on
his younger children. He m.
7th February, 1787, Ann, dan.
of John Ashley, esq. of London,
a branch of the Shropshire
family of that name, and has
surviving issue,

1. George, now of " White

2. Edmund, b. in 1804, some-
time secretary to the gover-
nor at Honduras.

3. Mary-Ann.

4. Julia, m. 30th August, 1830,
to Samuel George Gardom,
esq.of Hunter-street, BrunS'
wick Square, and has issue,

Edmund - Westby Gar-
dom, ft. Idth Septem-
ber, 1820.
ni. John.

IV. Cuthbert

V. Jane.

Mr. John Westby died in 1728, and was #.
by his eldest son,

Thomas Westby, esq. of Rawcliffe, bom
in 1715. This gentleman espoused in
November, 1744, his relative, Margaret,
daughter of William Shuttleworth, esq. of

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Turn Over Hall, in Lancashire, by Bridget,
his wife, daughter and co-heir of John
Westby, esq. of Mowbreck. This lady
inherited her mother's fourth share of the
Mowbreck estates, and this alliance onited
the descendants of the children of the first
and second marriage of Thomas Westby, of
Mowbreck, the common ancestor who had
then been dead more than one hundred
years. By the co-heiress of Mowbreck,
(who died at an advanced age, in 1806) Mr.
Westby, had issue,

John, his heir.

William, M.D. cupper to His Migesty
Gborge rV. who d, unmarried.

Joseph, died young.

Robert, a merchant in Lancaster, who
d. «. p. in 1800.

Thomas, eventual inheritor.

Bridget, a nun.

Mary, m. to J. Menzies, esq. of Aber-
deen, and d. s, p. in 1806.
The eldest son and heir,

John Westby, esq. of Rawcliffe, in-
herited likewise his mother's fourth share
of Mowbreck. This gentleman sold the
estate of Westby, in xorkshire, to Lord
Ribblesdale. He died unmarried, 1st of
March, 1811, having bequeathed the White
Hall, or Raucliffe estates to his brother
, William, and his portion of Mowbreck, to

his younger brother, Thomas. William
dying, however, unmarried, in 1811, two
days previously to John, the whole of tke
possessions devolved on

Thomas Westby, esq. of Rawcliffe and
Mowbreck, who greatly improved the pro-
perty, by purchasing three otiier estates,
named Bo^ry Gate, Eocleston Hail, mad
Turnover Hall, the seat of his maternal
ancestors. He died unmarried, 17tii of
November, 1829, and devised RawcUffe,
Mowbreck, and Boggery Gate, to the pre-
sent George Westby, esq. flrrandson of
his uncle Georob. His other lands paased
to that gentleman's father, the heir at law.

Amu — Quarterly ; first and fourth, arg.
on a chevron az. uree cinquefoils pierced
of the first Second, arg. on a chief daii-
cett^ gu. four cross crosslets. Third, <Mr
three wheatsheaves vert.

Crett — A martlet sa. holding in his beak
a stalk of wheat with three ears of gold.

Motto — Nee volenti, nee volanti.

E$tmte§ — Situated in Upper Rawdiffe, in
the parish of Saint Michael, on the river
Wyre, near Garstang, in Lancashire, and
also at Mowbreck, near Kirkham, in the
same shire, and at Much Urswick.

Seat — WUte HaU, Upper Rawcliffe,


GOLLOP, GEORGE-TILLY, esq. of Strode House, in the county of Dorset, b. 1 1th

October, 1791, m. Christina daughter of Hubertos Van-
den Vleigen, a gentleman of Hafrelt, in the district of
Leige, and has issue,

George, b. ld& August, ia26.
John, b. 37th May, 1829.

Mr. GoUop inherited the estates on the demise of his
father, in 1793.


John Golldp,* the founder of this house,
was, according to some memoirs preserved

• The name is said to be derived (rom the Gei^
man words, ** Gorr and Lobb^ — God and praise ;
as Goofbby, oomss fiom " Gorr and Fbixde*'»
God and peace.

in the family, a soldier of fortune, from
either Denmark or Sweden, who flourished
in the reigns of Richard II. and Henry
rV. but other and more probable accounts;,
coinciding with the visitation of 1623, state
that he lived in 1466, and came from the
north. He m. AUce, daughter and heir of

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WillisBiy or Peter Temple, of Templeoombe,
in Broad Windsor, and acquired thereby
that eatate, with the landi of North Bowood.
The next upon record,

John Gollop, of Nordi Bowood and
Temple, liring t€nm. Henry YIU. wedded
Joan, daughter of uollini, of Nallacroft, in
the coonty of Doraet, and was #. at his
decease, by his son,

Thomas Gollop, who, in minority, was

§ laced nnder the goardianship of Sir Giles
trangeways, being then possessed of Strode,
North Bowood, and Tenrole. He m, Affnes,
daughter of Humphrey Watkins, of Holwel,
in l£>mer8etshire, and had issue,

1. Giles, fellow of New College, Ox-
ford, who not conforming to the
change of religion in Queen Eliza-
beth's time, resigned his fellow-
ship, and travelling through Spain
to Rome, died there.

2. Humphrey, who d, «. p.

3. Thomas, of whom presently.

4. John, fether of John, of Morteme.
6. George, of Southampton.

6. Richard*
He d, in 1610, haying made nearly an equal
division of his estates (Strode, Bowood, &c.)
amongst his sons. The third of whom,

Thomas Gollop, esq. of Strode, &c. wed-
ded Frances, dauj^hter of George Poulet,
esq. of Holberne, in the county of Dorset,
and granddaughter of Lord Thomas Poulet,
(son of William, the 1st Marquess of Win-
chester) and dying in 1623, was s, by his
eldest SOD,

Thomas Gollop, esq. of North Bowood
and Strode, barrister-at-law. This gentle-
man m. Martha, daughter of Ralph Iron-
side, e«q. of Longbridg^e, by Jane Gilbert,
only sister of Gilbert, bishop of Bristol, and
dying in 1663, was s, by his son,

Thomas Gollop, esq. of North Bowood
and Strode, b. in 1617. This gentleman
was educated at Wadham College, and at
the Middle Temple. He was coroner of
the county of Dorset, and served the office
of sheriff in the 27th Charles H. when he
was attended b;^ his ten sons as iavelin men,
headed by their uncle. The deficiency in
the usual number being remarked by the
judge, the explanation of the persons who
composed the train was given, and an ex-
cuse made upon the plea of so large a
family. This gentleman espoused Eliza-
beth, daughter and heiress of Thomas
Thome, of Candlemarsh, gent, and had

I. Thomas, who died «. p, in 1727.

II. Giles, a woollen-draper in London,
whose line terminated with his grand-
son, George Gollop, of Chiifroom,

UK William, of Candlemarsh,- who in-

herited his mother's estate, and was

father of
Thomas Gollop, esq. of Candle-
marsh, ancestor of the Gollops
of that place, and of Strete, m
the county of Somerset

IV. John, continuator of the famfly.

V. James, of Bristol, ) .., . ^_ ,

VI. Henry, of Exeter, J *^^ ^ *^®-

VII. Ralph, of Lillington, who d, «. p.
▼III. Beigamin, of Bristol.

IX. George, of Berwick, who m. Mary,
daughter and heiress of Julius Squib,
esq. and dying in 1729, left issue,

1. Georob, sheriff of Dorset, 18th
George II. who died «. p. in

2. Thomas, governor of Portland
Castle, who m. a daughter of
Edward Tucker, esq. of Wey-
mouth, and died without issue,
in 1761.

3. James, sheriff of Dorset, 8th
George III.

4. Julian, who died in the East

6. Dorothy.

6. Mary.

7. Elizabeth, who m, — Hansford,
esq. and had an only daughter,

Elizabeth Hansford, who m.
Captain Hansford, and had
three daughters, viz.
Eliza Hansford.
Charlotte Hansford, who
wedded Robert Hunter,
esq. of Kew, and had
Anna Hansford, m. to P.
Danlell, esq. of Yeo-
vil, and had issue.f

8. Martha, m. to John Tucker,
esq. M.P. for Weymouth.

9. Sarah, m. to Richard Tucker,
esq. of Weymouth, and had.

* The issue of Charlotte Hansford, by Robert
Hunter, esq. of Kew, were

William Hunter, > of the Hon. East India
Charles Hunter, J Companv's Service.
Elisa Hunter, m. to Thomas Lilly, eeq.

lieutenant in the army.
Sibella Hunter, m. to William Harriot, esq.

ofthe Pells Office.
Caroline Hunter, m. to Heotenant cdoael Sir

Dudley HiU.
Christine Hunter, m. to Captain Master.

t The issue of Anna Hansford* by P. Daniell,
esq. were

William Daniell, who d, of a fever during

his travels in Italy.
Henry Daniell, in holy orders.
Kdwfud Daniell, in holv orders, who m. Miss

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wiih other iisue, who d. «• />. a
lUhecca Tucker, who m. Cap-
tain Steward, M.P. for
Weymouth, and was mother
Richard Tucker Steward,
esq. of Nottington, lieu-
tenant colonel Dorset

X. Nicholas, of London.

XI. Daniel, died young.

XII. Richard, of Charmouth.

XIII. Elizabeth.
The fourth son,

John Gollop, esq. alderman of Dor-
chester, succeeded to the family estates by
an arrangement with his elder brothers, by
which he paid them a sum of money and
annuities for life. He m. first, Mary^
daughter of Philip Stansby, of Dorchester,
and secondly, Frances, widow of Henry
Backway, gent, by the former of whom he
had issue to suryive infancy,
John, his heir.

Thomas, of London, merchant, who m.
Mary, daughter of Walter Foy, esq.
of Bewly Wood.
Rebecca, m. to Edward Tucker, esq.
of Weymouth.
Mr. Oollop died 26th August, 1731, and
was #. by his son,

John Gollop, esq. of Strode, who m.
first, Edith, daughter of Walter Foy,* esq.

* The FoY8 descended from a French family,
named De Fojre. Their anoeator was de Foye, a
Gascon eari of Long^Ue, in Normandy, and of
Kendal, in England, whose brother was captain
of Beaurais. Their issue still bear the name and
title of Count LongriUe, of Kendal. Hutehing*t

of Bewley Wood; secondly, Pefiel<»pe,
daughter of John Michell, esq. of Kli^ftoB
Russell; and thirdly, Joan, danghler of
Giles Hilt, esq. of Lorscomb. By tite fini
lady he had issue,

Thomis, of LiUington, who m. firsC,
Susannah, daughter of Natbaaiel
Tilly, esq. of Thomford,and eTentoal
heiress of die Tillies, by whom he
had issue,
Thomas, heir to his grandfisther.
Jane, m. to Henry Petty, esq. of
He m. secondly. Miss Hollowvr,
and had another son, John, M.D.
who m. Miss Anne Dampier, and d,
«. p. Mr. Gollop died r. p. 10th
July, 1749.

wil'ter.i '-**'•''•
Mr. Gollop died in 1768, aged 62, and was
«. by his grandson,

Thomas Gollop, esq. of Sherborne and
Strode. This gentleman espoused Jane,
dau. of the Rey . James Sawkins, LL.B. Ticar
of Frampton, and Rector of Bettiacombe,
in Dorsetshire, and left at his decease in
1793, an only sunriTing son, the present
Georob Tilly Gollop, esq. of Strode.

Amu — Gu. on a bend or, a lion passant
gnardant sa.

Cfrett — A derai lion, bendy or, and sa.
holding in his dexter paw a broken arrow,

Motto — Be bolde be wyse.

Estates—In Thomford, UUington, &c.
near Sherborne; in Preston, near Wey-
mouth ; and in Netherbnry, near Beamins-
ter ; all in Dorsetshire.

Seat — Strode House, near Bridport


MUNDY, CHARLES-GODFREY, esq. of Burton Hall, in Ae comity of Leices-
ter, m. 26th June, 1806, Harriet, (mly child and heir of the late Charles Borrell-Mas-
singberd, esq. of Ormsby Hall, in Lincolnshire* and has had issue,

Charles-John-Henry, h. 21st June, 1806.

Harriet, who d. unmarried, at Ormesby, 17th January, 1824.


fhis gentleman, who holds the rank of captain on the retired list of the army, inherited
in 181 1, the estate of Barton on the Woulds, by bequest of the late John Noon, esq.


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For a detail of this gentleman's descent,
refer to family of " Mundy, of Mark-
eaton," Captain Mundy being younger
brother of the present Francis Mundy, esq.
of M^keaton.

Arnu — Per pale, gu. and sa. on a cross
entailed arg. five lozenges purpure, on a
chief or, three eagles' legs erased a-la-
quise az.

Crest — ^A wolf's head erased sa. bezant^e,
fire issuing from the mouth ppr.

Estates — Burton on the Woulds, in the
county of Leicester.

Town Residence — 26, Park Crescent,
Regent's Park.

Seat — Burton Hall, near Loughborough,


TRYE, HENRY-NORWOOD, esq. of Leckhampton Court, in the county oi
Oloncester, b. 7th July, 1798, m. 4th June, 1824, Alicia-Harriet, eldest daughter of
Francis Longworth, eeq. of Cregan, in Westmeath, and of Oatfield, in the county of
Ghdway, IreJbuid. Mr. Trye is a magistrate and depnty-lientenant for Gloncester-


The famfly of Trtb is of French extrac-
tion, denying its name from a town in Nor-
mandy; bat it has been eminent in Glou-
cestershire for many generations. In the
13th and 14th centuries the Tryes ranked

amon^ the highest orders of French nobilitjr,
and filled the most important offices m
church and state. We find temp, Edward
n. Matthew de Try, marshal of France,
rendering homage to ^at monarch for lands
in Ponihien, and in the 3rd Henry IY.
Sir James de Try taken prisoner and brought
to England.

Reginald or Rauun Trye, the first of
the name resident in Gloucestershire, wed-
wed, in 1380, Margaret, daughter and
heiress of Thomas de Berkeley, and thereby
acquired the lordship of AUungton, in the
parish of Berkeley. His son and suc-

John Trye, of Alkington, was father of

WiLUAM Trye, who was succeeded by
his SOD,

John Trye, who m. in 1440, Elizabeth,
daughter and co-heir of Sir Almeric Boteler-
a-park, and in her right inherited the
manors, advowsons, and estates of Hajid-
wicKB and Haresfield, in the county of

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Gloucester, for wbicb shire he served the
office of hi(^h sheriff 27th Henry YI. His
•on and heir,

WiLUAM Tryb, of Hardwicke, married
Anne, daug^hter of Thomas Baynham, and
had, with another son, John, mayor of
Oloucester in 1483, and twice representa-
tive for that city in parliament, a son and

William Trye, esq. of Hardwicke, who
wedded Isabella, second daughter of James
Lord Berkeley, by Isabel, his wife, daughter
and co-heir of Thomas Mowbray, first duke
of Norfolk, and had a son,

Edward Trye, esq. of Hardwicke. This
gendeman m. Sybil, daughter and co-heir
of Sir Simon Milborne, of the county of
Hereford, and relict of Sir Thomas Moning-
ton. He was succeeded at his decease by
his son,

John Trye, esq. of Hardwicke, who
m. Mary, daughter and co-heir of Sir
John Goumey, of Letterington, in the
county of Sunolk, and upon the demise of
Lady' Jane Grey, one of the co-heirs of
Charles Brandon, the celebrated Duke of
Suffolk,* the brother-in-law and favorite of
Henry YIII. By this lady he had a son
and successor,

John Trye, esq. of Hardwicke, who m.
first, Mary, daughter of Sir William Skip-
with, knt« of Ormesby, M.P. for Lincoln-
shire, 6th Edward YI. by Elizabeth, only
daughter and heiress of the right hon. Sir
Richard Page, knt. of Beechwood, Herts,
and secondly, a sister of Sir James Crofts.
He was succeeded at his decease by his

WiLUAM Trye, esq. of Hardwicke. This
gentleman espoused Mary, daughter of Sir
Edward Tyrrel, of Thornton, in Bucks,
and, through that marriage, the family of
Trye became founders kin at All Souls
College, Oxford. Mr. Trye was slain in a
quarrel, at Gloucester, in 1610, and was
succeeded by his son,

William Trye, esq, of Hardwicke, who
m. Anne, daughter of William Yincent,
esq. of Acton, in the county of Middlesex,
and left, with other issue, a son,

Thomas Trye, c^. who wedded Annah,
daughter and co-heir of Richard Jones, esq.
of Hanham, in the county of Gloucester,
and was father of

^ WiLUAM Trye, esq. of Hardwicke, who
represented the city of Gloucester in par-
liament. He espoused Mary, daughter of
— Home, esq. of Home Castle, and had a
son and heir,

* See Bwrkt's Extinet and Dormant Pnrage,

Thomas Trye, esq. of Hardwicke. This
gentleman married Mary, daughter of the
Rev. Thomas Norwood, of I^khampton
Court, in the l ^unty of Gloucester, and had

WiLUAM, who left issue; but their
issue is supposed to be now extinct.

John, of whom we are about to treat.
Mr. Trye sold the estate of Hardwicke to
Sir Philip Yorke, knt attorney general,
who assumed therefrom his title of eari.
The younger son.

The Rev. John Trye, rector of Leek-
hampton, in the county of Gloucester, es-
poused Mary, daughter and co-heir of the
Rev. John Longford, of Haresfield, and was
succeeded by his son,

Charles-Brandon Trye, esq. F.R.S. an
eminent medical writer, who m. Mary,
daughter of the Rev. Samuel Lysons, rector
of Rodmarton, in Gloucestershire, (and
sister to the late celebrated Antiquaries,
Samuel Lysons, esq. of the Temple, F.R.S.
Y.P.A.S., and of the Rev. Daniel Lysons,
F.R.S. A.S. of Hempstead Court) by whom
he had issue,

Henry-Norwooo, his heir.

Charles-Brandon, h. 11th June, 1806,
who m. 23nd May, 1832, Jane Ri-
land, daughter of Edward Pickard,
esq. of Aston, in the coonty of War-

John-Raulin, h. 11th February, 1808.


Caroline, who died 26th January, 1821

Isabella, m. 25th July, 1826, to EmUien
Dauiel Benoit Frossart, a French
protestant clergyman.


Bir. Brandon Trye, vfho inherited on the
decease of his cousin, Henry Norwood, the
last representative of that ancient family,
the estate of LeCkampton, which the Nor-
woods had derived, by marriage, from the
Giffards, died 7th October, 1811, and wma
interred in the cathedral, at Gloucester,
where a public monument records his
virtues and talents. He was succeeded hy
his eldest son, the present Hbnry Nor-
wood Trye, esq. of Leckhampton Court,

^niu^— Or, a bend sinister azure, quar-
tering Goumay, Brandon, Norwood, and

Crest — A buck's head caboshed.

Eitatef — ^The manor, advowson and prin-
cipal part of the parish of Leckhampton ,
and Hartley Hill, in the parish of Cobber^
ley, all in ihe county of Gloucester.

Seat — ^Leckhampton Court, near Chel-

Digitized by




FLOYER, JOHN, «eq. of West Stafford, in the county of Donet, b, 26th April,
1811, iDhBriled the estates at the decease of his brother, on the 1 ith July 1822.


The pedigree of this family is authentic-
ally deduced from

Floierus, who settled soon after the
Norman Conquest on the lands beyond the
river Exe, in the county of Devon, whence
the name of " Floierslands,'* or Floiers
Hi^es. His son,

Richard, held those lands of Richard,
son of Baldwin de Courtena^, and trans-
mitted Uiem to his son and heir,

Nicholas, who was #. by his son,

Richard, who obtained a confirmation of
tiie lands beyond the Exe, held by his
flrandlather, from Robert, natural son of
JTtfi^ Henrt I. upon the stipulation of pre-

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