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wedded twice, and dying in 1541, left a son
and heir,

William Kingscote, esq. of Kingscote,
father of

Christopher Kingscote, esq. of Kings-
cote. This gentleman wedded first, Eliza-
beth, daughter of Thomas Daunt, esq. of
Owlpen, in the county of Gloucester, and
secondly, Anne, daughter of Mat. Poyntz,
esq. of Alderley, in the same shire. He
died in 1G08, and was s. by his son,

Anthony Kingscote, esq. of Kings-
cote, who m. Katherine, daughter of Robert
Chambers, esq. of Bath. This genlleinan



HELYAR, OF COKER COURT.



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d. in 1615, and lies interred in the church
of Kingscote.* His son and successor,

Abraham Kingscote, esq. of Kingscote,
died 28th June, 1670, leaving a son and
successor,

William Kingscote, esq. of Kingscote,
who d. in 1706, and was s. by his son,

William .Kingscote, esq. of Kingscote,
who 7ft. Catherine, daughter of — Barnsley,
esq. and had issue,
Nigell, his heir.

Robert-Fitzhardinge, of London, who
wedded Mary, daughter and co-
heiress of — Hammond, esq. and
dying in 1770, left issue,

Robert, who inherited the estates
from his uncle, and is the pre-
sent Colonel Kingscote.
Thomas, who wedded Harriet,
fourth daughter of the late Sir
H. Peyton, bart. of Dodding-
ton, and dying in 1811, left issue,

1. Thomas -Henry, b. 19th
January, 1799, m. in 1828,
Lady Isabella- Anne Somer-
set, daughter of Henry, pre-
sent Duke of Beaufort.
Her ladyship died in 1831.

2. Henry-Robert, b. in 1802.
This gentleman is a banker
in the city of London.

3. Fitzhardinge, d. unmarried
in 1824.

4. Robert- Arthur-Fitzardinge
b. in 1811.

* In the same church a tomb-stone records the
death of Troylus Kingscote, " who did service as
a commander for the Prince of Orange forty years,
and being eighty years old, ended this life upon
the 10th of December, 1656,"



5. Harriet, d. in 1818, un-
married.

6. Emily-Frances, m. to John,
eldest" son of Sir John Ken-
naway, bart.

7. Caroline-Marianne, m. in
1828, to the Rev. Alan-
Gardner Cornwall, second
son of the late John Corn-
wall, esq. of Hendon, in the
county of Middlesex, and
grandson, maternally of
Alan, first Lord Gardner.

Elizabeth, m. to Thomas, Earl of Suf-
folk, and d. in 1769.
Mr. Kingscote d. in 1731, and was s. by his
elder son,

Nigell Kingscote, esq. of Kingscote, b.
in 1720. This gentleman died unmarried,
in 1773, and was s. by his nephew, the pre-
sent Robert Kingscote, esq.

Arms — Arg. nine escallop shells sa. on a
canton qu. a star or.

Crest — An escallop shell sa.

Estates — At Kingscote, in the county of
Gloucester, acquired by marriage with Al-
deva Fitzhardinge, about seven hundred
years ago.

Seat — Kingscote.

Note — The inscription upon a monument at
Kingscote, concludes thus, in reference to the
family.

Domus hujus non pauci

Anna gestanint nee inglorii,

Hoc Pictonum et Agincortii arva,

Hie idem Mauritius Aurasinis

Princeps testati sunt ;

Omnes ad unum

Contra quamcumque Tyrannidis speciem

Tarn in sacris, quam in civilibus

Strenue et semper certaverunt.






HELYAR, OF COKER COURT.

HELYAR, WILLIAM, esq. of Coker Court, in the county of Somerset, and of

Sedgehill, in Wiltshire, b. 14th May, 1778, m. Harriet,
daughter of T. Grove, esq. of Feme House, in the latter
county, and has issue,

William-Hawker.

Albert.

Charles.

Edwin-Grove.

Agnes-Grove.

Ellen-Harriet.

Lucy-Elizabeth.

Anne.

Mr. Helyar succeeded at the decease of his father 31st
August, 1820. He is in the commission of the peace
for the counties of Wilts, Somerset, and Devon, and he
served the office of sheriff for Somersetshire in 1 829.




282



HELYAR, OF COKER COURT.



Hineage.



This family came originally from the
county of Devon, where it appears to have
been of importance, for we find one Wil-
liam Helyar representing Melcomb-Regis
in parliament, in the reigns of Richard II.
and Henry IV. In 1616,

William Helyar, archdeacon of Barn-
staple, in the diocese of Exeter, and canon
residentary of the Cathedral of St. Peter's
in that city, purchased the manor of East
Coker, with the advowson of the parish of
Hardington MandevHle, from Sir Robert
Phelips. In this parish he subsequently
built an alms-house for twelve poor men
and women, and endowed it with an estate
in the parish of Whitchurch, in the county
of Dorset. Archdeacon Helyar, who had
been chaplain to Queen Elizabeth, was one
of the first Fellows of Chelsea College, no-
minated by King James I. He was made
canon of the church of Exeter, in 1602, and
became archdeacon in 1605. When the
rebels during the civil war, were ravaging
the cathedral and plundering the royalists
at Exeter, the venerable canon, then be-
tween eighty and ninety years of age, was
dragged from his bed at midnight, and hur-
ried on board a ship, where he was detained
in close custody, subjected to the most bar-
barous treatment, until he had consented to
pay the sum of eight hundred pounds for his
redemption. The following is a copy of the
protection he thus purchased. " Whereas
Archdeacon Helyar has submitted and sent
eight hundred pounds to the parliament upon
the propositions. These are therefore, to
require all the forces of the parliament to
take notice thereof and to protect him in his
person, family, and goods, strictly charging
and commanding that no man henceforth,
molest or trouble him. January 19, 1642,
signed, Jo. Northcote, Sam. Rolle," &c. &c.

Archdeacon Helyar, m. and had

a son,

Henry, who d. 18th April, 1634, (his fa-
ther being still living,) leaving (with
younger children) by his wife Chris-
tian, daughter of William Cary, esq.
of Clovelly, in the countyof Devon,
William, successor to his grand-
father.
The Archdeacon d. in 1645, and was s. by
his grandson,

William Helyar, esq. of East Coker, b.
8th March, 1621. This gentleman, who was
azealous cavalier, and raised a body of horse
at his own expense, for the royal army, was
obliged to compound for his lands, by pay-
ing a fine of £1522. He wedded Rachel,
daughter of Sir Hugh Wyndham, bart. of



Pitsdon, in the county of Dorset, by whom
(who d. 29th May, 1678,) he had, with
other children who all d. young,

Henry, b. !7th January, 1653, d. of the

smallpox, 15th April, 1674.
William, successor to the estates.
John, of Yatley, in Surrey, b. 16th
October, 1664. Miss Helyar, this
gentleman's only daughter, and heir-
ess, espoused Wadham Wyndham,
esq. and had issue.
Richard, b. 30th May, 1667, in holy
orders, rector of Hardington, in So-
mersetshire, d. in 1736.
Hugh, b. in 1669.
Mr. Helyar, who served the office of sheriff
for Somersetshire in 1661, was s. at his de-
cease by his eldest surviving son,

William Helyar, esq. of East Coker, in
Somersetshire, and of Canonteign, in De-
von, b. 10th July, 1662, High-sheriff for the
county of Somerset, in 1701, and member
of parliament for the same shire in 1714. He
wedded Johan, daughter and co-heiress of
— Hole, esq. of South Tawton, in Devon-
shire, and had issue,

William, his successor.

Robert, barrister-at-law, d. s. p. in

1751.
Rachel m. to Sir John Coryton, bart.
of Newton Park, in Cornwall, and
d. s. p.
Mary, d. unmarried.
Joanna.
The elder son and heir,

William Helyar, esq. of East Coker, m.
Mary, daughter and heiress of John Goddard,
esq. of Gillingham, in Dorsetshire, and had,
with three daughters, an only son, his suc-
cessor in 1723,

William Helyar, esq. of Coker Court,
in the county of Somerset, and of Blackball,
in Devon, b. in 1720. This gentleman es-
poused Betty, daughter and co-heir of Wil-
liam Weston, esq. of Weston, in Dorsetshire,
and had with four daughters,
William, his heir.

Robert, of Newton Park, in Cornwall,
d. in the army at the age of twenty-
three.
Weston, successor to his brother in
Newton Park, a magistrate for the
county of Somerset.
Edward, b. 9th November, 1743.
Charles, b. 20th December, 1750, an
officer in the army, killed in the
American war.
John in holy orders, rector of Hard-
ington anil Tollard Royal, in Wilt-
shire.



HORTON, OF HOWROYDE.



283



Mr. Helyar was sheriff of Somersetshire in
1764. He d. in 1784, and was s. by his
eldest son,

William Helyar, esq. ofCoker Court,
in Somersetshire, and of Sedgehill, in the
county of Wilts, a magistrate for the coun-
ties of Wilts, Somerset, and Devon, b. 8th
September, 1745, to. Elizabeth, second
daughter and co-heir of William Hawker,
esq. of Poundisford Lodge, Somersetshire,
and had surviving issue,

William, his heir.

Henry, b. 29th November, 1784, in holy
orders, rector of Hardington.

George, 6. 6th August, 1786, barrister-
at-law.

Hugh, b. 23d March, 1793, in holy



orders, rector of Sutton and Bing-
ham, in Somersetshire, and of Bear
Hacket, in the county of Dorset.
Charles-John, b. 15th May, 1796, bar-

rister-at-law.
Elizabeth.
Harriet.
Caroline.
Mr. Helyar, d. 30th August, 1820, and was
s. by his eldest son, William Helyar, esq.
the present proprietor.

Arms — Az. a cross fleuri arg. between
four mullets pierced or.

Crest — A cock sa. beaked, combed and
wattled gu. under a cross fleuri fitchee.
Motto — In labore quies.
Seat — Coker Court, near Yeovil.



HORTON, OF HOWROYDE.

. HORTON, THE REVEREND JOSHUA-THOMAS, of Howroyde, in the county
of York, vicar of Ormskirk, m. 6th November, 1832, Harriet, eldest daughter of Sir
Thomas Dalrymple Hesketh, bart. of Rufford Hall.

Mr. Horton inherited the estates at the decease of his father in December, 1830.

K.mcage.




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The antiquity of the family of Horton
is established by the fact, that one Robert
de Horton, manumitted a bondman to his
manor of Horton, long before the time of
Henry Lacy, Earl of Lincoln, who died in
1310 ; it is also ascertained that the Hortons
had a manor house in Great Horton, with
a mill and certain demesne lands thereunto
belonging, at a very remote period.

William Horton, descended from the
above mentioned Robert, living in 1603,
wedded Elizabeth, dau. of Thomas Hanson,
esq. of Toothill, and had issue,

i. William, of Barkisland Hall, who



purchased in the 15th of Charles I.
the estate of Howroyde, and settled
himself there. He to. Elizabeth,
daughter of Thomas Gledhill, esq.
and had, with three daughters, two
sons, viz : —

1. Thomas, of Barkisland Hall, d.
2nd January, 1699, leaving three
daughters his co-heirs, namely :

Elizabeth, to. to Richard
Bold, esq. of Bold Hall, and
conveyed to her husband
the estate of Barkisland.

Susannah, to. to Richard
Beaumont, esq. of Whitley,
in Yorkshire.

Anne.

2. William of Howroyde, m. Mary,
fourth daughter of Sir Richard
Musgrum, bt. of Hayton Castle,
by whom he left at his decease
in 1715, two sons, the elder of
whom, William of Coley, left a
daughter Mary.

II. Joshva, of whom presently.

in. Thomas, a merchant at Liverpool,
to. Frances, eldestdnughterofThomas
Throppe, esq. an alderman of Ches-
ter, and died in 1660, leaving no
issue.

iv. Sarah, to. to John Gledhill, esq.

v. Elizabeth.



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HORTON, OF HOWROYDE.



The second son,

Joshua Horton, esq. was b. in 1619. This
gentleman who was in the commission of
the peace for the West Riding of the county
of York, purchased the manor of Horton,
in Bradforddale, Stansfield Hall, &c. He
espoused Martha, daughter and co-heir of
Thomas Binns, esq. of Rushworth, by whom
(who d. in 1694) he had surviving issue,
Joshua, his heir.

Elkana, of Thornton, in the county of
York, barrister-at-law, d. s. p. in
1729.
Thomas, M.D. who wedded the daugh-
ter of Doctor Watmough, hut dying,
s. p. 1694, bequeathed his estate at
Halifax, to his eldest brother.
Sarah.

Martha, m. to John Gill, esq. of Car
House, in Yorkshire.
Mr. Horton d. in 1679, and was s. by his
eldest son,

Joshua Horton, esq. of Sowerby, who
purchased, and resided at Chaderton. He
wedded in 1678 Mary, daughter of Robert
Gregg, esq. of Bradley, and had thirteen
children, of whom

Thomas, inherited the estates.

Sarah, m. Thomas Williamson, esq. of

Liverpool.
Elizabeth, m. William Williamson, esq.

of Liverpool.
Martha, m. Richard Clayton, esq. of

Adlington.
Jane, m. John Parr, esq. of Liverpool.
Mr. Horton d. 15th December, 1708, and
was interred in his chapel at Oldham church.
His wife died in twelve days of grief for
the loss of her husband, and was buried by
his side. The eldest son and heir,

Thomas Horton, esq. of Chadderton, wa
in the commission of the peace for the
county palatine of Lancaster, and governor
of the Isle of Man for the Earl of Derby.
He wedded Anne, daughter and co-heir of
Richard Mostyn, esq. of London, (a younger
branch of the Mostyns, of Mostyn), by
whom (who d. in 1725), he had issue,

William, (Sir) his successor, at Chad-
derton, who was created a Baronet
on the 14th of January, 1764, being
at the time high sheriff for Lanca-
shire. He m. Susannah, daughter
and heir of Francis Watts, esq. of
Barnes Hall, in Yorkshire, by whom
he had three sons, Watts, Thomas,
and William. The baronetcy, in
failure of male issue, is now ex-
tinct.
Thomas d. young.
Joshua.



Susannah, m. to George Lloyd, esq, of
Hulme Hall, near Manchester, and
had issue.
Sarah.
Jane.
Anne.
Mary.
The third son,

Joshua Horton, esq. b. in 1720, was of
Hovvroyde, in the county of York. He
wedded first, Anne, daughter of George
Clarke, esq. governor of New York, but
had no issue. He m. secondly, in 1765,
Mary, daughter of — Woollin, esq. of
Thornhill, in Yorkshire, and had
Thomas, his successor.
Joshua Sidney, an admiral in the Royal
Navy, who wi.Mrs. Whorwood, relict
of — Whorwood, esq. and has two
sons and a daughter.
William, in holy orders, who m. Miss
Lyon, of Liverpool, and left at his
decease, three sons and three daugh-
ters.
Richard Henry, a lieutenant-colonel in
the army, d. unmarried.

Anna -Maria, ) , ., , • ,

T > botli (7. unmarried.

Jane, ^

Charlotte m. to the Rev. W. Richard-
son, of Ferrybridge, in Yorkshire,
and has issue,
Harriett.
Mr. Horton was s. by his eldest son,

Thomas Horton, esq. of Howroyde, who
wedded in March, 1789, the Lady Mary
Gordon, youngest daughter of George, third
Earl of Aberdeen, and had issue,

Joshua Thomas, in holy orders, his

heir,
George William, lieutenant-colonel in
the army, who m. in 1826, Frances
Esther, second daughter of the Rev.
William Gamier, of Rookesbury, in
the county of Hants, by whom he
has one son and a daughter.
Mary, m. in 1816, to Francis Beynon
Hacket, esq. of Moor Hall, in the
county of Warwick, and has issue.
Mr. Horton, who was a magistrate and
deputy lieutenant for the counties of York
and Lancaster, d. in 1830, and was s. by his
elder son, the Rev. Joshua Thomas Hor-
ton, present proprietor.

Arms. — Gules a lion rampant, arg.
charged on the shoulder with a boar's head
couped az. within a bordure engrailed of
the second.

Crest-— A red rose, seeded, barbed, and
surrounded by two laurel branches, ppr.
Motto — Pro rege, etlege.
Estates— In Yorkshire and Lancashire.
Scat— Howroyde, near Halifax.






DUKE, OF LAKE.

DUKE, Tjji Rl- cre*] EDWARD, of Lake, id the county of Wilts, b. in 173
m. in 1813, Harriet, daughter of Henry Hinxman, esq. of hy Church, and had issue



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DUKE, OF LAKE.



Selina-Mary.
Emma.

3. Frances.

4. Selina.

in. Edward, of Winterborne - Stoke.
This gentleman d. in 1705, and leav-
ing no male issue, the estate of Scot-
land, in the parish of Winterborne,
became vested in his grandaughter,
Rebecca Duke, who wedded in
1709, George Hely, esq. of the
county of Kilkenny, and the
descendant of that marriage now
enjoys the property.
Mr. Duke and his eldest son, George Duke,
were involved, with Colonel John Penrud-
docke, Hugh Grove, and several other emi-
nent royalists, in the unsuccessful attempt
made in 1655 to restore the exiled monarch
to the throne, and were forced to surrender
to Captain Croke, at South Moulton, having
obtained conditions from that officer, un-
sanctioned, however, by Cromwell, for the
preservation of their lives and estates. Of
these faithful cavaliers, Wagstaff, Mompes-
son, and Mason, were fortunate enough to ef-
fect their escape, the others having been con-
victed under a special commission, Pen-
ruddocke and Grove suffered decapitation,
and eight died upon the gallows ; but the
Dukes obtained a pardon. The father, as
stated above, outlived the son, and dying in
1671, was s. by his grandson,

George Di'KE, esq. of Lake, who m.
Elizabeth, daughter of John Richards, esq.
of Yeoverland, in the Isle of Wight, and
had a son Robert, his heir, with a daughter
Susannah, the wife of John Worden, esq.
He d. in 1690, and was s. by his son,

Robert Duke, esq. of Lake. This gen-
tleman espoused in 1692, Jane, daughter of
Thomas Freke, esq. of Wyck, in the county
of Dorset, and had issue,
Robert, his successor.
George, who m. Sarah, daughter of
Edward Hanson, esq. of Abingdon,
and left at his decease in 1731,
George, d. unmarried, in 1747.
Robert, d. unmarried, in 1742.
Thomas, d. unmarried, in 1759.
Edward, of whom hereafter as heir
to his cousin, Robert Duke, of
Lake.
Jane, m. to Captain Lawrence
Boyd, R.N.



Sarah.
Thomas-Freke, m. Miss Lucy Dali-

court, and had issue,
Richard.

Mary, in. to John Bowles, esq. of Bur-
combe.
Elizabeth, ? both d unmarried .
ousanna, )

Jane, in. to Samuel Andrews, esq. of
Porton.
Mr. Duke d. in 1725, and was s. by his
eldest son,

Robert Duke, esq. of Lake, b. in 1696,
who in. in 1723, Frances, daughter of Henry
Blake, esq. of Bristol, and dying in 1749,
was s.oy his son,

Robert Duke, esq. of Lake, who wedded
Jane, daughter of Jonathan Rashleigh, esq.
of Menabilly, in Cornwall, but dying issue-
less in 1793, the estates devolved upon (the
only surviving son of his uncle George) his
cousin,

Edward Duke, esq. b. in 1731, who thus
became " of Lake." He m. in 1771 Fanny,
daughter of John Field, esq. of Islington,
and had issue,

George, who d. in his father's lifetime,

Anno 1794.
Edward, in holy orders, present Lord

of the Manor.
Sarah.
Jane, m. to John Westall, esq. and d.

in 1806.
Mary.

Lucy, m. to William Blandy, esq.
Fanny.

Susannah, m. to James Prince, esq.
Mr. Duke was s. at his decease, by his only
surviving son, the Rev. Edward Duke.

Arms — Per fesse, arg. and az., three
chaplets, two and one counterchanged.

Crest — A demi Griffin, or, holding between
the claws a chaplet, az.

Estate — The manor of Lake. This an-
ciently formed part of the possessions of
the Guild or Fraternity of Carscombe, in
the county of Somerset. At the dissolution
of that Guild in the 1st of Edward VI. it
reverted to the crown, and was granted in
about five years afterwards to Robert Tho-
mas, and Andrew Salter, Merchant Taylors,
in London, who transferred it to John Cape-
lyn, of Southampton, by whom it was sold
in 1578, to George Duke.

Seat — Lake House, near Amesbury.



287



DURHAM, OF LARGO, N.B.

DURHAM, JAMES, esq. of Largo, in the county of Fife, a general officer in the
army, b. 14th January, 1754, m. first, 1779, Elizabeth, daughter of Colonel Shelden,
of Flitwick, in the county of Bedford, by whom he had no issue. General Durham
espoused, secondly, in 1827, Margaret, eldest daughter of Colonel John Anstruther
Thomson, of Charlton, in Fifeshire.




The surname of Durham, although sup-
posed to have originated in England, has
long been established upon the southern
borders of Scotland.

Sir William Durham, a personage of
rank, and highly distinguished in the reign
of Robert Bruce, had a grant in 1322,
from that monarch of the lands of Grange.
He died temp. King David, and from him
lineally descended,

Alexander Durham of Grange, living in

1525, who married Janet, daughter of John

Erskine, baron of Dun, and had three sons,

William, his successor at Grange, who

continued the senior line of the family.

John.

James, the ancestor of the Durhams,
of Duntarvie
The second son,

John Durham, having realized a fortune
by commercial pursuits, acquired a consi-
derable estate, including the lands of Pitt-
kerrow, Omachie, &c. He wedded Isa-
bel, daughter of Kyd, of Craigie, in the
county of Forfar, and dying temp. Mary
of Scotland, was s. by his eldest son,

James Durham, of Pittkerrow, who m.
Janet, daughter of Sir James Wishart, and
dying in the reign of James VI., was *. by
his son,

Alexander Durham, of Pittkerrow, liv-
ing in 1620, who m. Jean, daughter of David
Ramsay, of Balmain, and had with several
other children, a son and successor,

Sir James Durham, who received the



John,
Robert,



honor of knighthood from King Charles I.
He m. Janet, daughter of James Durham,
of Duntarvie, and had (with two daughters)
four sons, viz.

James, his heir.

William, who acquired lands in Len-
lithgow.

These gentlemen, with many
other natives of Scotland,
entered into the service of
Gustavus Adolphus, of
Sweden.

Sir James d. in 1633, and was s. by his
eldest son,

Sir James Durham, knt. of Pittkerrow,
an eminent lawyer, and constituted by King
Charles I. clerk of the exchequer, and
director of the rolls, from which offices he
was removed during the usurpation ; but
reinstated after the restoration of the mo-
narchy, when he received the honor of
knighthood from King Charles II. Sir
James wedded a daughter of Hepburn, of
Humbie, and had issue,

1. James, his successor.

2. Adam, from whom descended the
Durhams of Luffness.

3. Alexander (Sir) who for his emi-
nent services in the royal cause re-
ceived the honor of knighthood from
King Charles II., and was consti-
tuted Lord Lyon, King of Arms,
immediately after the restoration.
Sir Alexander was likewise colonel
of a regiment, and receiver of the
land tax in Scotland. He died un-
married, when he bequeathed the
lands of Largo, which he had ac-
quired, to (the son of his eldest bro-
ther James of Pittkerrow) his nephew,

Francis Durham.
Adolphus, who d. s. p.
Grizel, m. to John, first Earl of
Myddleton, and had issue,

Charles, second Earl of Myddle-
ton.
Grizel, m. to William, fourth Earl
of Morton.



4.
5.



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PLUMBE-TEMPEST, OF TONG.



Helen, m. to Patrick, Earl of
Strathmore.
Sir James was s. by his eldest son,

James Durham, of Pittkerrow. This
gentleman commenced his career, as a cap-
tain in his brother's regiment, then actively
engaged in supporting the royal cause, but
he subsequently directed his enthusiastic
mind to the study of theology, and became
an eminent and learned divine. He was
one of the ministers of Edinburgh, and
chaplain to the King ; in which latter ca-
pacity he attended his majesty at the battle
of Dnnbar. He wedded Margaret, daugh-
ter of Sir — Mure, of Glanderston, (relict
of the celebrated Zacharias Boyd), and
was s. at his decease by his elder son,

Francis Durham, esq. who inherited the
estate of Largo, from his uncle Sir Alex-
ander Durham. He m. Jean, daughter of
Sir James Scott, of Ardross, but dying issue-
less, was s. by his only brother,

James Durham, esq. of Largo. This gen-
tleman espoused Margaret,* daughter of
Sir Thomas Rutherford of Hunthill, by
whom he had (with four daughters) three
sons, viz.

* This lady became heir of line to the honors
of Lord Rutherford upon failure of issue of her
father and brother, upon which account General
Durham quarters the arms of Rutherford with
his own, and the family claims the peerage of
Rutherford.



James, his heir.
David, M.D. d. s. p.
Alexander, an officer in the army,
d. s. p.
The Laird was s. by his eldest son,

James Durham, esq. of Largo, who m.



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