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WILLIAMS, OF BRIDEHEAD.

WILLIAMS, ROBERT, esq. of Bridehead, in the county of Dorset, b. 11th February, 1767, m. 28th August, 1794, Frances, youngest daughter of the late John Turner, esq. of Putney, and has issue,

Robert, b. 23rd January, 1811.

Fanny. Mr. Williams s. his father in 1814. He is a magistrate and deputy-lieutenant for Dorsetshire, and was formerly an alderman of London, of which city he was sheriff in 1796-7. He has been returned ten successive times to parliament,—twice for Wootton Basset, once for Kilkenny, and seven times for Dorchester, for which borough he now sits.

Lineage.

This is a younger branch of the family of Dorsetshire, was an eminent banker in LonWilliams of Herringston, in the county of don, and some time M.P. for the borough Dorset.

of Dorchester. He served the office of sheRobert Williams, esq. of Charminster, riff for the county of Dorset. He m. 27th in Dorsetshire, b. in 1694, second surviving October, 1764, Jane, daughter of Francis son of John Williams, esq. of Herringston, Chassereau, esq. of St. Marylebone, in the and his wife, Margaret Fulford (see Wil- county of Middlesex, and died on the 17th liams of Herringston), m. first, Frances, June, 1814, leaving issue, daughter of the Rev. Henry Hooton, vicar 1. Robert, his successor, now of Brideof Piddlestoun, in the same county, but had head. no issue. He wedded secondly, Anne, 11. William, b. 28th March, 1774, late daughter of Shaw, of Manchester, and of Belmont House, Surrey, and of had,

Portland Place, London, some time 1. John, of Avery Hatch, in the county M.P. for Weymouth and Melcomb

of Essex, m. Anne, daughter of Wil Regis; m. 30th November, 1797, liam Guy, of Wellclose Square, in the Anne, eldest daughter of John Rashcounty of Middlesex, and died in leigh, esq. of Penquite, in the county 1774, leaving issue.

of Cornwall, and has had, 2. Thomas, of Bracknell, in Berkshire,

1. Charles-Montague, b. 22nd May, m. Sarah, daughter of — Topsell,

1799, m. 14th August, 1823, Annaesq. of the same place, and died in

Maria, eldest daughter of Sir 1774, leaving issue.

Samuel Scott, bart. of Sundridge 3. George, of Bath, m. Mary, daughter

Park, in Kent, and died 17th of — Beer, esq. of Lyme, in the county

March, 1830, leaving two sons of Dorset, and had issue.

and a daughter, viz. 4. Robert, of whom presently.

Montague, b. 11th February, 5. Stephen, of Russell Place, St. Pan

1826. cras, an East India Director, m.

Charles-Rashleigh, b. 2nd DeCharlotte, daughter of Sir Hadley

cember, 1830. Doyley, bart. of Shottisham, in Nor

Louisa-Maria. folk, and died in 1805, leaving

2. William, issue.

3. Frederick, 6. Margaret, m. to Samuel Pedding, of

4. Philip-Alfred, Charminster.

5. Herbert, of Dorchester, b. 19th 7. Elizabeth, m. to Henry Pouncey, of

September, 1807, m. 16th FeDorchester.

bruary, 1832, Martha - Maria8. Honor, m. to Francis Chassereau,

Finden, only daughter of George esq. of St. Marylebone.

Emery, esq. of the Grange BanThe fourth son,

well, in the county of Somerset, Robert WILLIAMS, esq. of Moor Park, in

and widow of Wiltens Andrée, the county of Herts, and of Bridehead, in

esq.

all died young.

6. Louisa - Anne, m. 20th June, Arms, Crest, fc.-Refer to WILLIAMS of

1820,to Sir Henry-Lorrain Baker, Herringston.
bart. of Dunstable House, in the
county of Surrey.

Estates—Parishes of Little Bredy, CompII. Anne, m. to the Rev. Edward Au- ton Vallence, Winterbourn Abbas, and in bery.

the borough of Dorchester; all in the county IV. Harriett, m. 24th May, 1808, to

of Dorset: Richmansworth, Herts. John Coleman Rashleigh, esq.

of Pri

Town Residence---36, Grosvenor Square, deaux, in Cornwall, created a baronet in 1831.

Seat---Bridehead, near Dorchester, beauv. Sophia, m. to the Rev. John Wil- tifully situated in a well-wooded vale and

liam Cunningham, vicar of Harrow, open country near the sea.
and died in 1821.

MORAY, OF ABERCAIRNY.

MORAY, JAMES, esq. of Abercairny, in the county of Perth, a justice of the peace and deputy-lieutenant for that shire, formerly captain of the 15th Dragoons, and afterwards lieutenant-colonel of the Perthshire Local Militia, espoused Elizabeth, daughter of General Sir William Erskine, bart. of Torrie. He succeeded to the estates at the decease of his father in 1810.

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Lineage.

WILLIAM de MORAVIA, as appears from a charter, granted under the great seal, by WILLIAM the Lion, Willielmo, filio Freskini, scilicet terras quas Freskine, pater suus, tenuit, tempore regis David avi mei.” He left two sons, namely,

William, his heir.
Hugh, who obtained from his father the

lands of Duffus. He had a son,
Walter, who is frequently mistaken
for Walter, the son of William. He
is witness to a charter in the chartu-

lary of Moray, in which there is The great house of MORAY, or MURRAY,

a donation made to the church of whose acknowledged chieftainship is now

Spynie, and is designed—“ Domino

Waltero de Moravia, filio quondam vested in ABERCAIRN Y, derives from

Hugonis de Moravia.” FRESKINE, a Fleming, who settled in Scotland during the reign of David I., and The elder son and heir, acquired from that monarch the lands of WILLIAM DE MORAVIA, according to nuStrathbrock, in the county of Linlithgow. merous grants and other deeds, in the ar“Soon after the insurrection of the Moray- chives of the episcopal see of Moray, s. his men in 1130,” says Chalmers, “ Freskine, father in 1200, in those records he is dewho probably contributed by his skill and scribed “ Willielmus filius Willielmi filii bravery to the subduement of those ancient Friskini.” He subsequently made a donapeople, obtained from the same prince some tion to the church of Spynie, as appears by of the most fertile districts of the Lowlands a charter in the chartulary of Moray, whereof Moray,” including Duffies, Inshkiel, in he, states that “ Hugone, fratre meo,” is Rosile, &c., and erected a fortalice at a witness. He seems to have wedded the Duffies, where he resided, and where the daughter and heiress of David de Olifard, massy ruins of the castle are still to be seen. justiciary of Loudoun, in the reign of AlexFreskine was s. in 1158, by his only son, ANDER II., to have acquired by her the

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1. William, who died in the lifetime Bond, esq. of Lutton, in the Isle of

of his father, leaving by his wife, Purbeck, and d. in 1728.
Anne, daughter and co-heir of_Sir He d. in 1680, and was s. by his eldest son,
William Peryam, knt. of Little Ful ROBERT WILLIAMS, esq. who on the ex-
ford, in the county of Devon, lord tinction of the elder male line by the death
chief baron of the Exchequer, of John Williams, of Herringsworth, (refer
John, who succeeded his grand- to children of Sir John Williams, b. in 1545,

father at Herringston, in 1617. and his wife, Eleanor Uvedale) became
He m. in 1613, Jane, daughter representative of the family. He m. in
of Sir George Trenchard, knt. 1658, Margery, only dau. of John Browne,
of Woolverton, in Dorsetshire, esq. of Frampton, by whom (who d. in 1661)
and was s. by his only surviving he left at his decease, in 1697, an only sur-
son,

viving son, John, of Herringston, who John Williams, esq. of Herringston,* b.

daughter of Jennings, in 1660. This gentleman, a major in the of the Isle of Wight, but king's service, m. Margaret, daughter and leaving no issue, he was s.

heiress of Thomas Fulford, esq. by whom at his decease by his cousin, he had surviving issue, Robert WILLIAMS, esq. of 1. John, b. in 1680, m. Jane, daughter SHITTERTON. His only sis of Humphrey Sydenham, esq. of ter, Elizabeth, m. William Combe, in the county of Somerset, Collier, of Colliers Puddle, and being killed in Spain, in 1703, Dorsetshire.

left a son, SYDENHAM, who s. his 11. ROBERT, of whom presently.

grandfather. III. John, of Plumber, in the county of

11. Robert, ancestor of the Williamses, Dorset, and of Perry Court, m. Eli

of Moor Park, in the county of Herts, zabeth, daughter of Ř. Phellips, esq.

and Bridehead, in the county of of Montacute, in the county of Somer

Dorset (See Williams, of Bridehead, set, and had issue,

p. 618). iv. George, of Glanvills Wotton, in

III. Elizabeth, m. first, in 1725, to George Dorsetshire, m. Mary, daughter of

Yates, esq. of Dorchester, and seWilliam Carent, esq. of Toorner, in

condly, in 1739, to Roger Clavell, the county of Somerset, and dying in

esq. of Steple, in the Isle of Pur

beck.
1660, left an only dau. and heiress,
who m. first, in 1641, John Every,

IV. Anne, m. first, in 1718, to John esq. of Cotthay, in the county of

Tucker, esq. of Nash, in the county Somerset, and secondly, John Hard

of Somerset, and secondly, to the ing, esq. of Long Bredy, in the county

Rev. John Jacob, vicar of Fordingof Dorset.

ton, in the county of Dorset. The second son,

v. Margaret, b. in 1688, who inherited Robert Williams, esq. having espoused

the estates of her great-uncle, Thomas

Wi of Shitterton, m. in 1716, Mary, daughter and heir of John Argenton,

John Bond, esq. of Tyneham, in the esq. of Shitterton, in the parish of Bere

Isle of Purbeck, M.P.and d. in 1775, Regis, in the county of Dorset, established himself there. His lady died in 1630,

leaving issue. (See Bond, of Grange, having had several children: he d. himself

p. 242).

vi. Susan, m. in 1728, to the Rev. the next year, and was s. by his eldest son,

Henry Fisher, vicar of Bere Regis, LEWIS WILLIAMS, esq. of Shitterton, b. in

in the county of Dorset, a great bene1604, who wedded Honor, dau. of Robert

factor to Baliol College, Oxford. Grove, esq. of Ferne, in the county of

VII. Honor, m. in 1730, to Stephen Wilts, and had issue,

Williams, esq. of Plymouth. Robert, his heir.

Major Williams died in 1722, and was s. by John, of Shitterton, m. in 1662, Jane, his grandson,

daughter of William Anketil, and

left issue. Lewis, of Morden, in Dorsetshire, died unmarried.

* By the decease, unmarried, of Elizabeth Thomas, of Shitterton, d. unmarried, in Browne, only daughter and heir of his uncle,

Thomas Browne, esq. of Frampton, Mr. Williams 1728.

became heir at law and sole representative of Mary, b. in 1641, m. first, in 1658, to the elder branch of that family; and his descend

Thomas Browne, esq. only son and ant, Edward Williams, esq. is now, by the death heir apparent of John Browne, esq. of Francis John Browne, esq. late M.P. for of Frampton, in the county of Dorset, Dorset, on the 20th March, 1833, sole representaand secondly, in 1675, to Nathaniel tive of the family of Browne of Frampton.

m.

SYDENHAM WILLIAMS, esq. of Herrings

of Mary, second wife of Wilton, b. in 1701, who m. Agnes, daughter of

liam, fourth duke of Roxburghe. Nicholas Forward, esq. of Moor House, in

4. Robert, of Cerne-Abbas, in the the county of Devon, by whom he had issue,

county of Dorset, 6. in 1766, 1. THOMAS, his heir.

m. his consin, Jane, daughter of II. John, b. in 1728, m. Merriel, second

Hamilton Blair, esq. of Blair, in daughter of John Horner, esq. of

the county of Air, and d. in 1814, Mells Park, in the county of Somer

leaving issue, set, and had

Hamilton-John, in holy or1. John, in holy orders, vicar of

ders, vicar of Buckland Mereton Magna, in Somerset

Dinham, in the county of shire, prebendary of Wells, and

Somerset, Margaret, formerly fellow of Oriel College,

daughter of Thomas TaunOxford, m. Elizabeth, daughter

ton, esq. of Wrackleford, of John Friend, esq. of Wey

in the county of Dorset, mouth, and has had issue,

and has issue. John-Friend, in holy orders,

Jane - Merriel, married to vicar of Buckland, Din

Robert Chermside, M.D. ham, and Norton Saint

5. Margaret-Ellery, b. in 1771, m. Philips, county of Somer

to Robert Pearson, captain R.N. set, b. in 1787, m. Catherine,

and d. in 1828.
third daughter of William III. Ellery, m. to St. Barbe Sydenham,
Purlewent, esq. of Shepton esq. of Combe, in the county of
Mallet, and d. s. p. in 1816.

Somerset.
Elizabeth-Layton, m. to the IV. Agnes, m. to John Sabine, esq. of
Rev. Richard A. Burney,

Muckleford.
rector of Rympton, in the v. Margaret, d. unmarried.
county of Somerset.

vi. Jane, m. to Hamilton Blair, esq. of Jane, m. to John Lane, esq. of Blair, in the county of Air.

the Grange, Layton, Essex. Mr. Sydenham Williams was governor of Frances.

Portland Castle, and sheriff of the county Agnes, m. to William Read of Dorset, in the 3rd and 14th of GEORGE

Bell, esq. of Gillingham, in II. He d. in 1757, and was s. by his eldest the county of Dorset.

son,
Merriel-Horner, m. to Edward Thomas WILLIAMS, esq. of Herringston,

James Smith, esq. judge of 6. in 1728, m. Jane, daughter of Sir Edward
Morabadad, Bengal.

Wilmot, bart. of Chaddesden, in the county 2. Sydenham, of Sherborne, in of Derby, and dying in 1757, left, with two

the county of Dorset, b. in 1758, daughters, Sarah-Agnes, the wife of J.
m. Mary, daughter of the Rev. Letham, esq. and Jane, of Adair Hawkins,
Robert Norris, rector of Brush- esq. of London,
ford, in Somersetshire, and d. EDWARD WILLIAMS, esq. present pro-
in 1810, having had two sons,

prietor of HERRINGSTON.
John-Norris, a midshipman,
d. in 1802.

Arms—Arg. within a bordure ingrailed
Thomas, a captain in the gules, charged with crosses pattee or and

Hon. East India Company's bezants, a greyhound courant in fesse sab.
service, m. Mary Anne, between three Cornish choughs, ppr. Quar-
daughter of William Ben- tering the ensigns of De la Lynde, Hartley,
ford, esq. of South Moul- Herring, Syward, Cerne, Argenton, and
ton.

Browne.
His widow d. in 1832.

Crest--A man's arm couped at the elbow, 3. Thomas, in holy orders, rector habited sab. charged with a cross patee or,

of Cameley and Brimpton, in the hand ppr. holding an oak branch vert
the county of Somerset, and fructed or.
prebendary of Wells, b. in 1764, Motto-Nil Solidum.
m. Susan, daughter of Captain Estates-In the county of Dorset.
B. Bechino, Ř. N. and sister Seat-Herringston, near Dorchester.

WILLIAMS, OF BRIDEHEAD.

WILLIAMS, ROBERT, esq. of Bridehead, in the county of Dorset, b. 11th February, 1767, m. 28th August, 1794, Frances, youngest daughter of the late John Turner, esq. of Putney, and has issue,

ROBERT, b. 23rd January, 1811.

Fanny. Mr. Williams s. his father in 1814. He is a magistrate and deputy-lieutenant for Dorsetshire, and was formerly an alderman of London, of which city he was sheriff in 1796-7. He has been returned ten successive times to parliament,-twice for Wootton Basset, once for Kilkenny, and seven times for Dorchester, for which borough he now sits.

Lineage.

This is a younger branch of the family of Dorsetshire, was an eminent banker in LonWILLIAMS of Herringston, in the county of don, and some time M.P. for the borough Dorset.

of Dorchester. He served the office of sheROBERT WILLIAMS, esq. of Charminster, riff for the county of Dorset. He m. 27th in Dorsetshire, b. in 1694, second surviving October, 1764, Jane, daughter of Francis son of John Williams, esq. of Herringston, Chassereau, esq. of St. Marylebone, in the and his wife, Margaret Fulford (see Wil-county of Middlesex, and died on the 17th liams of Herringston), m. first, Frances, June, 1814, leaving issue, daughter of the Rev. Henry Hooton, vicar 1. Robert, his successor, now of Brideof Piddlestoun, in the same county, but had

head. no issue.

He wedded secondly, Anne, 11. William, b. 28th March, 1774, late daughter of Shaw, of Manchester, and of Belmont House, Surrey, and of had,

Portland Place, London, some time 1. John, of Avery Hatch, in the county M.P. for Weymouth and Melcomb

of Essex, m. Anne, daughter of Wil Regis; m. 30th November, 1797, liam Guy, of Wellclose Square, in the Anne, eldest daughter of John Rashcounty of Middlesex, and died in leigh, esq. of Penquite, in the county 1774, leaving issue.

of Cornwall, and has had, 2. Thomas, of Bracknell, in Berkshire,

1. Charles-Montague, b. 22nd May, m. Sarah, daughter of Topsell,

1799, m. 14th August, 1823, Annaesq. of the same place, and died in

Maria, eldest daughter of Sir 1774, leaving issue.

Samuel Scott, bart. of Sundridge 3. George, of Bath, m. Mary, daughter

Park, in Kent, and died 17th of — Beer, esq. of Lyme, in the county

March, 1830, leaving two sons of Dorset, and had issue.

and a daughter, viz. 4. Robert, of whom presently.

Montague, b. 11th February, 5. Stephen, of Russell Place, St. Pan

1826. cras, an East India Director, m.

Charles-Rashleigh, b. 2nd DeCharlotte, daughter of Sir Hadley

cember, 1830. Doyley, bart. of Shottisham, in Nor

Louisa-Maria, folk, and died in 1805, leaving

2. William, issue.

3. Frederick, 6. Margaret, m. to Samuel Pedding, of

4. Philip-Alfred, Charminster.

5. Herbert, of Dorchester, b. 19th 7. Elizabeth, m. to Henry Pouncey, of

September, 1807, m. 16th FeDorchester.

bruary, 1832, Martha - Maria8. Honor, m. to Francis Chassereau,

Finden, only daughter of George esq. of St. Marylebone.

Emery, esq. of the Grange BanThe fourth son,

well, in the county of Somerset, Robert WILLIAMS, esq. of Moor Park, in

and widow of Wiltens Andrée, the county of Herts, and of Bridehead, in

esq.

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all died young

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