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but d. s. p.
Elizabeth, m. to Chorley, esq.
esq. of Ashton, and dying before his Mary, m. to Calverley, esq. and father, in 1728, left two sons and a had issue.
John,* who succeeded his grand-
father at Bosden, m. Anne, This John Cowper d. in 1507, and was s. by
daughter of the Rev. William bis eldest son,
Dodge, of Sowesby, in YorkJOHN CowPER, who espoused, in 1525,
shire, and his daughter, ANNE Mary, daughter of Mainwaring, esq. and
Cooper, espousing the Rev. dying in 1543, was s. by his son,
John Heap, of Beretham, SusThomas CowPER, who m. Eleanor, daugh
sex, was mother of the present ter of Sir Michael Stanhope, and had two
William - Dodge - Cooper (late
Heap) Cooper, esq.
Thomas, of whom presently.
m. to Joshua Roylance, esq. He d. in 1582, and was s. by his elder son, John Cowper, who m. Catherine, daugh
Elizabeth, m. to Samuel Dale, esq. of
Handford, and had two daughters, ter of Dutton, esq. and grandaughter of
viz. John Egerton, first Earl of Bridgewater, and had issue,
to William John, his successor.
Bridgett Dale, m.to Henry Leigh, issue.
esq. Elizabeth, m. to Thomas Walter St.
Hannah, m. to John Bennison, esq. and John, esq. and had issue.
had a daughter,
m. to Peter
Leigh, esq. Mr. Cowper d. in 1630, and was buried at Stockport church: “ John Cowper de Bos- Mr. Cowper d. 6th October, 1723, and was den." He was s. by his son,
s. by his elder grandson, John Cooper, esq. John Cowper, of Bosden, who espoused
His younger grandson, Mary, daughter of William Brereton, esq.
Thomas Cooper, esq. m. in 1749, Sarah, and had two sons,
daughter and heiress of William Paulden, John, his successor.
esq. and had twelve children---eight sons Thomas, m. Alicia, daughter of
and four daughters---ten of whom died inEgerton, esq. and had issue.
fants : the youngest daughter, Sarah, died
in 1785. The youngest son, He d. in 1681, and was s. by his elder son,
John Cooper, esq. b. 16th January, 1759 ; John Cowper, esq. who m. Mary, daughter and heiress of W. R. Handford, esq. and had an only daughter and heiress,
m. Jane, daughter of William Gidden, esq. and had issue,
Elizabeth Cooper, who espoused her John, his successor.
cousin, William - Dodge - Cooper Thomas. Martha, m. to Sir Richard Edgcroft,
Heap, esq. who in
changed his surname to Cooper, and bart, and had issue.
is the present proprietor of ToddingMary, m. to John Hampson, esq. and
ton Park, Bedfordshire, and of Park had an only daughter.
the county of Bedford in 1812, and was s. Mr. Cowper d. in 1700, and was s. by his
at his decease by his son-in-law, the present son,
William-Dodge-Cooper Cooper, esq. John CowPER, esq. of Bosden, who espoused, in 1701, Sarah, daughter and heiress Arms---Gu. on a chevron between three of Walter Copestrick, esq. of Langley Park, lions passant arg. each holding a battle-axe in Derbyshire, and had issue,
John, who m. in 1721, Hannah, daugh This John and his brother altered the spelling
ter and heiress of Thomas Strettell, of the name to Cooper.
in his fore paw or, three lozenges sa. on a Crest---On a gazon vert, a lion sejant or, chief engrailed gold, a lozenge of the field holding in his dexter paw a battle-axe, and between two martlets of the fourth : an in the sinister a tilting-spear, all ppr. escutcheon of pretence quarterly gu. and Motto---Tuum est. az. on a chevron ermine between three lions Seats---Toddington Park, Bedfordshire; passant or, as many lozenges voided of the Park House, Middlesex. first.
WYNDHAM, OF DINTON.
WYNDHAM, WILLIAM, esq. of Dinton, in the county of Wilts, b. 18th December,
1769, m. 3rd March, 1794, Laetitia, daughter of Alexander Popham, esq. one of the masters in Chancery, and has issue,
WILLIAM, who m. in June, 1831, Ellen, daughter of the
Rev. Samuel Heathcote, of Bramshaw Hill, and has
a daughter, Ellen. Alexander-Wadham, who m. in 1830, Emma, daughter of Sir John Trevelyan, bart. and has issue,
1. William-Trevelyan, b. in 1831.
1. Alward, b. in 1828.
Lineage. This family derives from a common an of Robert Hopton, esq. of Witham, cestor with that of WYNDHAM, Earls of Egre and aunt of Ralph, Lord Hopton, mont.
(see Burke's Extinct Peerage). From Sir John WYNDHAM, knt. of Orchard, in this marriage lineally descended the county of Somerset, and of Felbrigge,
George-O'Brien Wyndham, prein Norfolk, espoused Joan, daughter of Sir
sent Earl of Egremont. Henry Portman, knt. of Orchard-Portman, 2. Henry, who d. unmarried. in the former shire, and had issue,
3. Thomas, of Felbrigge and Croun1. John, who m. Catharine, daughter thorpe. This gentleman m. twice,
but had issue by his second wife
of Sir Joseph Ashe, and had a
the county of Norfolk, temp.
father of the celebrated
4. Francis, d. unmarried.
of Cromer, in Norfolk.
raven Castle, in the county of Gla-
December, 1810, the Hon.
* This eminent person was born in Lon- | valuable library he determined, if possible, don, 3rd May, 1750. In his seventh year to save from destruction. He laboured at he was placed at Eton, and became con the task which he thus imposed upon bimspicuous amongst his companions for abili- self, for no less than four hours, during a ties and courage.
In 1766, he went to the heavy rain, and amidst the playing of seveUniversity of Glasgow, and the next year ral engines. He laboured, however, not in he entered Oxford as a gentleman com- vain, for most of the books were preserved ; moner. At this period of his life, he felt so but he sustained a serious injury in the hip, little interest in public affairs, that he was by falling under the weight of some heavy said never to know who was prime minister. volumes; of the accident he took little noHis debût, as a public speaker, was at a tice, until an indolent encysted tumour had political meeting in Norwich, and he there been formed, when, upon taking surgical opposed, with great energy, the subscription advice, he found that it was necessary for then in progress to sustain the American him to submit to a painful and dangerous
In 1782, he obtained a seat in par- operation. The tumour was accordingly liament, as representative for Norwich, and operated upon and removed, 17th May, 1810, here, as at Eton, he was soon distinguished but unfavourable symptoms followed, and by his talents and intrepidity. In 1783, he expired on the 4th of the following June. he was appointed chief secretary to the “Windham generally acted,” (says a recent lord-lieutenant of Ireland. Upon the dis- writer,)“ as though he cared for no opinion union amongst the whigs, in 1793, Wind- but his own. He dealt largely in paraham attached himself to Burke, and the doxes, was often false in his philosophy, next year he was constituted secretary-at- and occasionally advocated nonsense ; yet war, with the unusual distinction of a seat he had the credit of being an enlightened in the cabinet. From this time he held man, and of always speaking as he thought. office until the retirement of Mr. Pitt, in A Quixote against what he deemed the pre1801, at whose decease in 1806, he resumed judices of the great: he frequently startled his station of secretary-at-war, joined to the dull ear of some stately associate, by that of colonial secretary, under the Gren- asserting that it was essential for the supville administration. With the whigs he port of our national intrepidity, to encourage again retired, and ever afterwards sate upon cock-fighting, bull-baiting, and pugilism. It the opposition bench. His death, which was his ambition to realize and embody in took place in 1810, arose from the following himself the popular idea of a thorough Engcircumstance. While passing, in the pre- lishman; his eloquence was bold and forciceding year, by the end of Conduit-street, ble; his opinions masculine, generous, and (on the 8th July,) he saw a house on fire, tolerant. He had a most fervid affection for and with his characteristic intrepidity, pro- the pastimes of our ancestors ; and deceeded towards the spot, in order to afford claimed with equal zeal and eloquence to all the assistance in his power. He found prove the necessity of their perpetuation. the flames rapidly advancing towards the His popular predilections were so nicely residence of the Hon. Mr. North, whose balanced by his loyalty, that he enjoyed the
raven Castle, &c. and he as 1. John, of Norrington, who m. Alice,
1. JOHN, whose only daughter and Dunraven and Mountearl, and
heiress, Anne, wedded the Hon. he inherited those honours
James-Everard Arundel, and d. himself at the decease of that
in 1796. nobleman, 24th August, 1824.
2. Wadham, d. s. p. 8. Hugh (Sir), of Silton. This gentle
3. Thomas, for several years LORD man was called to the degree of
CHANCELLOR of Ireland, who was serjeant-at-law 1st June, 1660, con
elevated to the peerage of that stituted one of the barons of the ex
kingdom, as Baron WYNDHAM, chequer in 1670, and subsequently
of Finglas. His lordship d. s. p. transferred to the bench of the com
in 1745. mon-pleas.
JI. WILLIAM. 9. WADHAM (Sir), of whom we are
The second son, about to treat. The youngest son,
WILLIAM WYNDHAM, esq. of Dinton, in Sir WADHAM WYNDHAM, of Norrington,
Wiltshire, m. Henrietta, daughter and coin the county of Wilts, was one of the heir of Henry Stratford, esq. of Hawling, judges of the court of king's bench, in 1660. in the county of Gloucester, and was s. at
his decease by his son, He m. Barbara, daughter of Sir George Clarke, knt. of Walford, Northamptonshire,
WILLIAM WYNDHAM, esq. of Dinton, in and had, with several other children,
the county of Wilts, and of Hawling, Gloucestershire, who m. Barbara, daughter and
heiress of Michael Smith, esq. of Staunton rare felicity, as a public man, of being in St. Bernard, in Wiltshire, and had a son high favour with the people, without render
and successor, ing himself at all odious to the sovereign.
WILLIAM WYNDHAM, esq. of Dinton, and He was much beloved in private life, his
of Hawling, wedded Elizabeth, daughter of character being amiable, and his conversa
Sir Thomas Heathcote, bart. of Hursley tion varied, sportive, intelligent, and conciliating. So decidedly high did he rank in Lodge, and was s. at his decease by his public estimation, that the immediate neighbourhood of his residence was thronged with
William WYNDHAM, esq. present reprecarriages during his illness, containing sentative of this branch of the family. anxious enquirers as to the state of his health ; his house was crowded with friends Arms—Azure a chevron between three during the consultations of his medical at- lions' heads erased or. tendants. All classes exhibited the most Crest - A lion's head erased within a lively sympathy for his sufferings; and the fetterlock or. king himself repeatedly desired to be in
Motto-Au bon droit. formed of the progress of his malady; emphatically declaring that the expiring senator
Estates — Dinton, purchased in 1639. was a genuine patriot and a truly honest NORRINGTON, purchased in 1658. man.” Mr. Wyndham d. unmarried.
Seat-Dinton, in the county of Wilts.
LOVIBOND, OF HATFIELD PEVERELL.
LOVIBOND, GEORGE-BRUDENELL-MICHELSEN, esq. of Hatfield Peverell, in the county of Essex, b. 6th March, 1796, m. 15th July, 1826, Frances, second daughter of Alexander Hatfield, esq. of Twickenham, and grandaughter of Sir Richard Perryn. Mr. Lovibond s. to the estates upon the demise of his father, in 1817.
FREDERICK, who inherited from his cou
sin, as third Viscount Boyne, but
dying issueless, was s. by his brother, Richard, fourth Viscount Boyne, whose grandson, Gustavus, is the sixth and present
Viscount BOYNE (see Burke's
EDWARD LOVIBOND, esq. of Hampton (son of - Lovibond, esq. a merchant and East India director). This gentleman was a poet
of some celebrity. He wrote several papers GUSTAVUS HAMILTON, (grandson of Claud, in the “World ;” and his poems, consisting first Lord Paisley) a distinguished officer in of 2 vols. 12mo, published after his death, the service of King William III. was ele- display some originality of manner, with vated to the peerage in 1715, as Baron and considerable sprightliness and ingenuity. Viscount Boyne. His lordship espoused He d. 27th September, 1775, and was s. by Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Henry Brook, his son, and had issue,
George LOVIBOND, esq. who inherited FREDERICK, who m. Sophia, eldest sis- from his uncle, Anthony Lovibond Collins,
ter of James Viscount Limerick, and esq. the estates of Hatfield Peverell, and predeceased his father in 1715, Sandon, in the county of Essex. He m. leaving,
22nd March, 1793, Martha, eldest daughter 1. GUSTAVUS,
his of Sir Elijah Impey, and dying in 1817, was grandfather, as second VISCOUNT s. by his son, GeorgE-BRUDENELL-MichelBoyne. His lordship d. s. p. son LOVIBOND, esq. now representative of
and was s. by his cousin. the family.
2. James, d. s. p. in 1744. GUSTAVUS, of whom presently.
Arms—Arg. a boar's head couped and The second son,
erect gu. between three roundles per fesse Hon. Gustavus Hamilton, of Redwood, or and gu. in the King's county, M.P. for Donegal,
Crest— A boar's head, as in the arms. wedded in 1718, Dorothea, only daughter Estates-Hatfield Peverell, and Sandon, of Richard, Lord Bellew, and had (with in Essex. other issue)
Town Residence--23, Manchester-square.