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HEBER, MARY, of Hodnet Hall, in the county of Salop, and of Marton Hall,
Craven, Yorkshire, succeeded her eldest brother, Richard Heber, esq. 4th October,
1833, m. 22nd June, 1822, the Rev. Charles Cowper Cholmondeley, rector of Hod-
net, eldest son of Charles Cholmondeley, esq. of Overleigh, and nephew of Thomas,
present Lord Delamere, and by that gentleman, who d. in 1831, has four sons, namely,

Charles Cholmondeley, b. in 1825.
Reginald Cholmondeley, b. in 1826.
Richard-Hugh Cholmondeley, b. in 1828.


possessed of land at Keytheley, and at Elslach, and was the purchaser of the estate of West Marton, in Craven, where he died in 1548. His eldest son,

REGINALD Heber, succeeded him. He married, in 1558, Anne, daughter of John de Malholme, of Elslach. His name appears in the return of the principal gentlemen of the West Riding at the visitation in 1585, when he entered his pedigree.* He was proprietor of the estates of West and East Marton, lord of the manor, and patron of the advowson. He purchased of his kinsman, Henry d'Arcy, esq. in the seventh year of Elizabeth, the estate and manor of

STAINTON, and was possessed of considerable The Hebers take their name from a place landed property in Hartlington, Yargrave, in Craven called Haybergh, where the Ayrton, Skipton, Wakefield, and Long Presearliest of the family are supposed to have

ton. He died 14th November, 1600, and risen. The oldest tradition refers to ER was buried at Marton. His son, Thomas NULPHUS DE HAYBURGH, of Saxon des- Heber, dying in his lifetime, all his estates cent, living towards the end of the twelfth descended to his grandson, century at Milnethorpe, in the parish of THOMAS HEBER, born at Marton, 8th Sandale. His descendants seem to have con- June, 1566, who lived during his grandfatinued there as gentlemen of very small ther's lifetime at Stainton Hall, and removed fortune for six generations, intermarrying to Marton in 1600. He was a justice of the with respectable families in the north of peace in the reign of James I. He married England

Elinore, daughter of Thomas Ferrand, esq.

of Carlton, and dying at Marton in 1633,7 Thomas HEIBIRE, gent. is mentioned by was succeeded by his eldest son, Dodsworth, he lived at Adwalton in Craven THOMAS HEBER, justice of the peace in in 1463. His brother Oswald had a com the reign of CHARLES I. who married Anne, mission in the Duke of York's army, and daughter of Sir William Lowther, of Inglewas slain at the battle of Wakefield. Tho- | ton, I and was buried at East Marton 26th mas died at Keytheley, in 1499, and was s. | January, 1659. He was succeeded by his by his son,

son, THOMAS Heiber, born in 1478, who was THOMAS HEBER, esq. who married Brid

In 1461,

* Reginald Heber had an official certificate of Crest-Rising out of a ducal coronet or, a lady's the following arms from the Herald's College, May head and shoulders proper in profile, crined, or. 16, 1599, signed by Dettish and Camden, Claren Motto-Prest d'accomplir. cieux, expressly acknowledging the said arms to + Jane, daughter of Thomas Heber, married, in have been borne by severas former generations of 1607, Thomas Lister, esq. of Arnoldsbiggin, anthe Heber family, his ancestors :

cestor of the Lords Ribblesdale, of Gisburne Park, Arms-Party per fess, azure et gules, a lion Craven, Yorkshire. rampant or, on a dexter chief point a cinquefoil # Sir William Lowther, of Ingleton, ancestor of argent.

the Earls Lonsdale. x The

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get, daughter of Sir John Pennington, of of Martin Baylie, D. D. of Wicklewood Muncaster,* and died in 1668, leaving a son Ampnors, in Norfolk, and by her, who d. and successor,

in 1774, had an only son, TAOMAS HEBER, born in 1643, who mar RICHARD, his heir. ried Rebecca, daughter of Sir Robert Mark- He wedded, secondly, in 1782, Mary, dau. ham, bart. of Sedgebrooke, Lincolnshire, of Cuthbert Allanson, † D. D. of Middleton and was buried at Marton 2nd December, Hall, Yorkshire, and Adlington, in Lanca1679. His son,

shire, by whom he had three children, REGINALD HEBER, born at York in 1675, REGINALD, b. in 1785, consecrated Bimarried, in 1696, Hester, daughter of Sir shop of Calcutta in 1823, and eminent William Cayley, bart. of Brompton, and alike for his virtues and talents. He was buried at Marton in 1715, leaving a son d. in Southern India, April, 1826, and heir,

leaving by Amelia, his wife, daughter THOMAS HEBER, b. in 1697, who inherited of the Dean of St. Asaph, two infant the lands of his ancestors at Yargrave, Arn

daughters, cliffe, and Ayrton. He was a deputy lieu

Emily. tenant and a justice of the peace for the

West Riding, and lord of the manors of Thomas, in holy orders, rector of Mar-
East and West Marton, Stainton, and Hart-

ton, d. unm. in 1816. lington. He married, in 1722, Elizabeth,

MARY, m. to the Rev. Charles Choleldest daughter of John Atherton, of Ather

mondeley. This lady inherited the ton and Beausey, in Lancashire, and heiress

estates in Yorkshire and Shropshire (through ber mother, Elizabeth Cholmonde

under the will of her eldest brother. ley, and her grandmother, Elizabeth Ver- The Rev. Reginald Heber d. in 1804, was non,) to the manors and estates of her ancestor, Sir Henry Vernon, bart. of Hod- buried at Marton, and succeeded by his eldnet. Thomas Heber died 21st October, 1752, and was buried at Marton, leaving of Wicklewood Ampnors, in Norfolk, of

RICHARD HEBER, esq. as lord of the manor issue, RICHARD, his heir.

Hodnet, and others, in Shropshire, and of

West and East Marton, Stainton, Hartling-
Reginald, successor to his brother.
Thomas, d. in minority, s. p.

ton, and Buckden, in Craven, Yorkshire.

He was lieutenant-colonel of a regiment of Elizabeth, b. in 1726, d. unmarried in yeomanry raised in Craven in 1801, high 1812.

sheriff of Shropshire in 1821, and in the Frances, d. unmarried in 1805.

latter end of that year, elected member of The eldest son,

parliament for the university of Oxford. RICHARD Heber, esq. succeeded in 1753 Mr. Heber, who was the last male repreto his hereditary estates in Yorkshire and sentative of the ancient houses of MARTONI Shropshire, but dying without male issue in and Hodnet, s acquired the reputation of an 1766, they devolved upon his brother, accomplished scholar in the literary world,

The Rev. REGINALD Heber, rector of and the character in private life of an Chelsea, and afterwards of Malpas, Che- amiable and generous man. His library, shire, and Hodnet, Salop, b. in 1729, who considered one of the most extensive and m. first, in 1773, Mary, daughter and coheir rare collections in Europe, consisted of above

poOn the 22d Inst., at Marylebone church, by the Rev P. V. Thorn.
ton, vicar of Bisham, Berkshire, John, eldeat son of John Thornton,
Esq.of Clapham, Surrey, to Harriet Sarah, youngest daughter of the
late Right Rev. Reginald Heber, Bishop of Calcutta.

est son,

Sir John Pennington, of Muncaster, ancestor very extensive half-timbered mansion, having had of Lord Muncaster.

cloisters decorated with carved oak, and armorial + Cuthbert Allanson, D. D. married Dorothy bearings. In the entrance hall is a shield empanNowell, daughter of Roger Nowell, of Rede Hall, nelled, containing the Vernon arms with twentyLancashire, by Mary, daughter of Sir John Legard, four quarterings, of the date of 1599, united with bart. of Ganton, son of Sir Digby Legard, and the Needham arms in ten quarterings. A little to Lady Grace D'Arcy, daughter to the Earl of Hol- the east of the ball on an eminence still called the dernesse.

“ Castle Hill,” surrounded by a moat, are the re# West Marton Hall, situated near the village defence belonging to Odo de Hodnet. The high

mains of a tower, the first residence and place of belonging to its possessor, is an ancient family mansion, fast falling to decay, standing low

and grounds to the west

, from which is a beautiful and

extensive embosomed in wood. « One boast its owners at

prospect, are called “ The Parks," interleast are entitled to make, that no house in the his- spersed with dingles and fine old timber, and oaks

of upusual growth. According to Speed's earliest tory of Craven, or in the present generation, has been connected with greater virtues, or equal ta

maps, Hodnet Park was of very considerable size

in the fifteenth and to the eighteenth century. No lents.” (Vide Whitaker's History of Craven.)

deer have been kept since the death of Sir Richard Hodnet Hall is situated in a sheltered valley Vernon in 1722. The living of Hodnet is very to the S. W. of the village which belongs to it, and considerable, and is in the gift of the family, to Bearly in the centre of the estate. It was once a whom the whole of the north chancel belongs.

two bundred thousand volumes. He d. un- | Baldwin, dying in his father's lifetime, the married 4th October, 1833, and was buried estate devolved to his next son, Walter de at Hodnet, leaving by will all bis hereditary Hopner, in 1164, who died in 1237, and was property and personality to "bis only sister succeeded by his son, Sir WILLIAM DE HodMARY, widow of Charles Cowper Cholmon- Net, a knight of the shire, in the 21st of deley, rector of Hodnet, with remainder to EDWARD I. His only daughter, MATILDA, his nieces, the daughters of his late brother succeeded him in 1288, sole heiress, and m. Reginald."

in 1298, SIR WILLIAM DE Ludlowe, of Stoke

Say, Salop, knight. Hodnet continued in Arms—Party per fess az. and gu. a lion this line for six generations, each represenrampant or, on a dexter chief point a cin- tative being knight of the shire, from the quefoil arg.

reign of EDWARD I. to HENRY VII. The Estates—In the counties of York, Salop, last male heir, Sir John Ludlow, K.B. m. and Norfolk.

in 1465, Lady Elizabeth Grey,+ daughter of Seuts-Hodnet Hall, near Shrewsbury, Richard, Earl of Powes and Tankervyle. and Marton Hall, Craven,

The only son of this marriage dying in infancy, the estate passed to their eldest daughter, Alice, styled " The Ladye of Hod

net,' who married, in 1493, HUMPHREY, Family of Hodnet.

third son of Sir HENRY VERNON, OF HAD

DON, Derbyshire, K.B.1 Humphrey VerHodnet, according to Camden, belonged non and Alice, his wife, lived at Hodnet, to a knightly family of that name, of wbom after the death of her father, Sir John Ludthe first was placed there as a reward for his low, in 1495, and were succeeded, in 1542, services, by William the Conqueror, in by their son, whose army he was a general. He is styled GEORGE VERNON, esq. § who was buried Opo du Hodener, and, in 1116, was suc at Hodnet, in 1555. His eldest son, Richard, ceeded by his son, BALDWIN DE HODENET,* dying a minor, he was succeeded by his who held the manor and estate as lieutenant second son, and senescal to Roger de Montgomery. To John VERNON, who being but seven years his successor, Odo de HODNET, this estate, old at his father's death, was under the manor, and free warren, were confirmed by guardianship of George, Earl of HuntingHenry I. in 1134, by a very ancient deed, don, and Richard, Viscount Hereford, and still in the possession of the family, bearing married under age, in 1564, Elizabeth Dethe great seal and the signature of HENRYI. vereux,|| daughter of Sir Richard Devereux. surnamed “Beauclerc. His eldest son, John Vernon was the acknowledged co-heir

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* For full account of BALDWIN DE HODNET, see DUCARET's History of Normandy). He was buried BLAKENEY’s History of Shrewsbury, vol. i. p. 41, at Vernon, where his monument stands as described published in 1818.

in Gough's Sepulchral Monuments. The said Sir + “Lady Elizabeth Grey,” wife of Sir John Henry Vernon had four sons. GEORGE, the eldest, Ludlowe, was daughter of Richard, Earl of Powes married Maude, daughter of Sir Gilbert Talboys. and Tankerville, by Margaret, daughter of James, He was celebrated in Queen ELIZABETH's reign for Lord Audley, which Richard was eldest son of his magnificence and hospitality; lord of thirty Henry Grey, Earl of Powes, and his Countess, manors in the counties of Salop, Stafford, LeicesAntigone, daughter of Humphrey, Duke of Glou- ter, and Derby, and styled “King of the Peak.” cester, fourth son of King Henry IV. and his He had two daughters, co-heirs; Dorothy, marQueen, MARY DE BOHUN.

ried to Sir John Manners, ancestor of the Dukes of There is a doubt, however, of this lady's Rutland; Margaret, married to Sir William Stanþeing the daughter of Richard Grey, Earl of Tan- ley, ancestor to the Earls of Derby, Sir Henry's kerville, and the question has been much litigated. second son, Thomas Vernon, married Anne, young(See Burke's Extinct Peerage.)

est daughter of Sir John Ludlow, heiress of Stoke. # " Humphrey Vernon," who married Alice say, ancestor of the Curzon Scarsdale families

; Ludlow, the third son of Sir Henry Vernon, of and his fourth son, John Vernon, married Helen, Haddon, K.B. by Lady Anne Talbot, daughter of daughter of Sir Nicholas Montgomery, ancestor of John, third Earl of Shrewsbury, and Lady Cathe- Lord Vernon, of Sudbury. (See Shawe’s History rine Stafford, daughter of Humphrey, Duke of of Staffordshire, where is a Pedigree of Vernon of Buckingham, who was grandson to Thomas of Haddon and Tong.) Woodstock, Duke of Gloucester, sixth son of King § At Tong church there is a curious monument EDWARD III. and Queen PHILIPPA. (See SAND to Humphrey Vernon. The epitaph is as follows: FORD'S Genealogical History). The said Sir Henry _“Here lyeth the bodye of Homfrye Vernon, of Vernon, of Haddon, was fourteenth in lineal des- Hodnet, who died 1542, and Alyce, his wife, Ladye cent from Richard de Vernon, created Baron Ship- of Hodnet, who died 1531.” broke, in 1066, founder of St. Wesburgh's Cathe || ELIZABETH DEVEREUX, who married John Verdral, Chester; son of William de Vernon, of Ver non, esq. of Hodnet, was daughter of Sir RICHARD non, in Normandy; founder of St. Mary's Cathe- Devereux, knight, by Lady Dorothy Hastings, dral, Vernon; and of the cathedral of Rouen. (See daughter of George, Earl of Huntingdon, by Lady

of his cousin, Henry, Earl of Powes, and SIR THOMAS VERXON, baronet, who died one of the claimants of the barony of Powes, in 1684, leaving one son, undecided at his death. He succeeded in Sir RICHARD Vernon, bart. his succesrecovering some of the estates of that de- sor, who died in 1723, at the court of Auceased nobleman. He was buried at Hod-gustus, King of Poland, where he had been net, in 1592, having had fourteen children,* sent envoy extraordinary, by George I. in several of whom died young. He was suc 1715. He dissipated a large portion of his ceeded by his fourth son,

paterual estates, several of which he sold. SIR ROBERT VERNON, born 1577, created At his death the Hodnet estate passed to his K.B. by Queen ELIZABETH, and comptroller sisters, Diana and Henrietta Vernon, who of the household to her Majesty. He was died unmarried, and, in 1752, the estate, lord of the manors of Hodnet, Hopton and manor, and advowson of Hodnet, descended Epsley, Bolas, Popton, Preston Longford, through ELIZABETH, only daughter of the and Moreton Say. He married Mary, dau. first baronet, Sir Henry Vernon (who, in of Sir Robert Needham, of Shavington, and 1675, had married Robert Cholmondeley, sister to the first Viscount Killmory. He eldest son of Thomas Cholmondeley, of was succeeded, in 1625, by his son,

Vale Royal, Cheshire,+ and died in 1685, Sir HENRY VERNON, created a baronet in leaving one only daughter), to her grand1660. He was a royalist, and suffered ma- daughter, ELIZABETH ATHERTON, wife of terially from his attachment to Charles I. Thomas HEBER, esq. of Morton, sole heiress whom he attended to Oxford. He died in to her great grandfather, Sir Henry Ver1676, and was succeeded by his son,

NON, bart. of Hodnet.

Anne Stafford, daughter of Edward, Duke of Buck- Robert, Earl of Essex, was beheaded by Queen INGHAM, who was fifth in descent from Thomas of Elizabeth, in 1601. Woodstock, Duke of Gloucester, sixth son of Ed * The fourth daughter of John Vernon, ElizaWARD III. by Queen PhilippA. Sir Richard Deve- beth, married Henry, Earl of Southampton, whose reux (who died in his father's lifetime) was only granddaughter, Lady Rachel Wriottesley, was wife son of Walter, first Viscount Hereford, by Lady of William Lord Russell, and mother to the first Mary Gray, daughter of Thomas, Marquis of Dor- Earl of Bedford, also to Rachel, Duchess of Deset, and was sixth in descent from the same Tho- vonshire, and Katherine, Duchess of Rutland. mas of Woodstock, Duke of Gloucester, sixth son (See Life of Lady Rachel Russell). of EDWARD III. The said Sir Richard Devereux + For the pedigree of the Cholmondeley family, was father to Walter, Earl of Essex, whose son see ORMEROD's Cheshire.


ILBERT, WILLIAM-ROOPE, esq. of Horswell House and Bowringsleigh, both in the county of Devon, b. 5th April, 1805, m. 31st March, 1830, Augusta-Jane, second daughter of James Somerville (Fownes) Somerville, esq. of Dinder House, in Somersetshire, and has issue,

William-Roope, b. 2nd April, 1833.

Frances-Ann. Mr. Ilbert, who succeeded his uncle in November, 1825, is a magistrate and deputylieutenant for the county of Deron.


The name of ILBERT occurs in Doomsday Book, as holding land in the county of Dorset. Prior to the 17th century, the family was settled at Rill, in the parish of Buckfastleigh, in Devon.

WILLIAM ILBERT (the first on record), left two sons, WILLIAM, his heir, and John, who m. Susan Sumpter, and left an only child, John, who d. young. The elder son,

WILLIAM ILBERT, m. in 1605, Alice Hanaford, and had issue, William, who d. s. p.; Peter, of whom presently ; Elizabeth ; Ann, m. to James Bovey, of Buckfastleigh ; Margaret, m. to Samuel Mitchelmore; Maria; Johanna, and Alice. The second son,

Peter IlBERT, b. in 1616, married in

WILLIAM-Roope, successor to his 1646, Katherine, daughter of Henry Dotin,

uncle. esq. of Slapton, and dying in 1691, left three

Peregrine-Arthur, in holy orders, sons, of whom the eldest (the only one who

b. 18th April, 1810. married),

Bridget-Mary, m. to Francis Cross,
WILLIAM ILBERT, esq. wedded in 1668, esq. of Great Duryard, in the county
Mary, daughter of Henry Luscombe, esq. of of Devon, d. in 1834.
Rattery, and died in 1679, leaving, with Frances, James Somerville Fownes,
other issue, of whom Katherine m. in 1695,

now Somerville, esq.of Dinder House, John Tinkham, a son and successor,

in Somersetshire, d. in 1824. WILLIAM ILbert, esq. major of the Devon Sophia-Maria, m. to Robert John Harmilitia, commanded by Sir Francis Drake. rison, esq. of Caer Howel, in the This gentleman m. first, Jane, daughter and county of Montgomery, d. in 1836. heiress of - Osborne, esq. of Crebar, in Augusta, m. to John Lort Phillips, esq. Devonshire, by whom he had a son, WIL of Haverfordwest, in the county of LIAM, his heir, and a daughter, Jane. He Pembroke. wedded, secondly, in 1719, Catherine, daugh Mr. Ilbert was succeeded at his decease by ter of Jonathan Elford, esq. of Bickham, but bis eldest son, by her had no issue. Major Ilbert was suc The Rev. Roope Ilbert, of Bowringsceeded by his son,

leigh, rector of Stockleigh Pomeroy and WILLIAM ILBERT, esq. of Bowringsleigh, Cheriton Bishop, in the county of Devon, b. in Devon, who m. in 1734, Bridget, sixth in 1763, who d. in 1823, and was succeeded daughter of Sir William Courtenay, of Pow- by his next brother, derham Castle, by the Lady Anne Bertie, Peter Ilbert, esq. of Bowringsleigh and his wife, daughter of James, first Earl of Horswell House, captain in the North Devon Abingdon, and had issue,

militia, b. in 1765, who d. without issue in WILLIAM, his heir.

1825, when the estates and representative of William-Elford, twin with William, the family devolved on his nephew the pre

colonel of the South Devon militia. sent William Roope Ilbert, esq. of BowHenry, b. in 1740, d. in 1741.

ringsleigh and Horswell House. Peregrine, twin with Henry, d. in 1740.

Arms-Quarterly: 1st and 4th or, two cheHugh, d. s.p.

vronells engrailed vert between three roses Catherine, m. to Roger Prideaux, esq. gu. seeded and barbed ppr. for İlbert ; 2nd of Kingsbridge.

arg. a lion rampant per fess gu. and vert, Bridget-Anne, m. to William Birdwood, between seven pheons az. for Roope; 3rd, M.D. of Totness.

quarterly, erm. and az, over all a cross or Jane, m. to J. G. Pearse, esq. of South charged with five annulets sa. for Osborne. Molton.

CrestA cock pheasant arg. combed and The eldest son,

wattled gu. William ILBERT, esq. of Bowringsleigh, Motto-Nulla rosa sine spinis. succeeded his father in 1751, and served the

Estates-In Devonshire. office of sheriff for Devonshire, in 1768. He m. in 1761, Frances, daughter and sole

Seats Bowringsleigh and Horswell heiress of William Roope, esq. of Horswell House, both in the county of Devon. House, in that county, and had issue,

William-Roope, R.N. born in 1762, drowned in Torbay, 1781.

family of Koope. Roope, heir to his father. Perigrine, in holy orders, fellow of Ba The pedigree of Roope was entered in the

liol ollege, Oxford, archdeacon of College of Arms, 11th October, 1600. Barnstaple, and rector of Farringdon, Richard Roope, son and heir of William in Devon, b. in 1674, d. in 1805.

Roope, married a daughter of Peter de Peter, successor to his brother Roope. Compton, and bad two sons; John, his heir, Willoughby, in the East India Com- and William, who m. Johanna, daughter of

pany's naval service, b. in 1773, d. Robert Putt, of Norton, in Devon, and left in 1795.

issue. The elder son, Courtenay, captain royal artillery, b. in John Roope, father of

1780, who m. in 1804, Anne, daughter William Roope, who left by his wife, a
of Geoffry Taylor, esq. of Sevenoaks, daughter of Mathews, two sons, Mathew
in Kent, and died at Valenciennes in and James, of whom the elder,
1816, leaving surviving issue, two Mathew Roope, m. first, a daughter of

Sweet, esq. of Trayne, in Devonshire, and

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