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Aldwark, born at Walton, 2 HENRY VIII. was sheriff of Derbyshire second and third Philip and MARY. He m. first, Alice, daughter and co-heir of Thomas Fitzwilliam, esq. of Aldwark, (who was slain at Flodden,) by Agnes his wife, daughter of Sir Hugh Pagenham, knt. and had issue, GoDFREY, his heir. George, of Brimmington, in Derbyshire, b. 21st June, 1538, who m. Ursula, daughter of Richard Whalley, esq. of Screveton, and by her, who wedded, secondly, Ralph Stansal, he left at his decease, being buried at Chesterfield, 15th March, 1588, an only daughter and heir, Troth, bapt. 23rd August, 1573, said to have been married to Sir Edward Bellingham, of New Timber, in Sussex. James, twin with George. Frances, m. to John Thorn, or Thomas. Cecily, m. to George Greenhalgh, of Teversal. Mary, m. to Vincent Fearne, or Harris. Sir James married secondly, Constance, daughter of Sir Edward Littleton, knt, of Pillaton, in Staffordshire, and by her, who died in 1600, had issue, FRANcis, successor to his nephew. Barbara, m. to Thomas Fletcher, esq. of Morley, in Staffordshire, Anne. Jane. Catherine. Grace, m. to Henry Morgan. Sir James Foljambe died 26th September, 1558, and lies buried at Chesterfield, where a monument is erected to his memory. His son and successor, SiR Godfrey Fol.JAMBE, knt. of Walton, b. 19th HENRY VIII. sheriff of Derbyshire, 20 Elizabeth, m. Troth, daughter of Sir William Tyrwhit, of Kettleby, and by her, who m. secondly, Sir William Mallory, knt. had a son, Godfrey, his heir. Sir Godfrey died 22nd December, 1584, and was buried at Chesterfield, where a sumptuous monument was erected to his memory by his only son, with an inscription, in which his “innocence, integrity, faith, religion, and hospitality,” are praised. He was lord of the manor of Aldwark, and owner of estates at Rawmarsh, Haugh, Skoles, Corteworth, Wynthworth, Peckmylmedam, Gresbroke, Little Dalton, Great Dalton, Ranfield, and Wickersley. His son and successor, Godfrey Folj AMBE, esq. of Walton, b. 21st November, 1558, sheriff of Derbyshire 31 Elizabeth, m. Isabel, daughter of Sir Christopher Wray, knt. lord chief justice of England, but d.s.p. and was buried at Chesterfield, 14th June, 1595. His widow, who survived Mr. Foljambe twenty-seven years,

and during that time held in jointure Walton, with some of the best parts of the Foljambe inheritance, married secondly, Sir William Bowes, knt. of Barnard Castle, in Durham, and thirdly, John, Lord Darcy of Aston. Godfrey Foljambe, was s. by his uncle, FRANcis Folja MBE, esq. of Aldwarke, who m. Frances, daughter of Thomas Burdett, esq. of Birthwaite, and relict of Francis Wortley, esq. of Wortley, by whom he had two sons, WIZ. THoMAs (Sir), knt. who m. Anne, daughter of Sir James Harrington, bart. of Ridlington, but died s. p. His widow wedded, secondly, 11th August, 1613, Sir John Molyneux, bart. of Teversal. FRANcis (Sir), knt. who continued the family. Francis Foljambe was buried at Chesterfield, 30th September, 1600. His second son, SIR FRANcis Fol.JAMBE, of Walton and Aldwarke, was created a BARoNET 24th July. 1622, and served as sheriff of Derbyshire in 1633. Sir Francis advanced the family in honour but weakened it by his extravagance. In the family history, he is described as “a man of a profuse temper and excessive hospitality.” He sold Walton and several other estates. Sir Francis m. first, Elizabeth, daughter of Sir William Wray, of Glentworth, by whom he had an only daughter and heiress, FRANCEs, m. first, to Sir Christopher Wray, and secondly, to John Troutbeck, M.D. She died s. p. He m. secondly, Elizabeth, daughter of Sir George Reresby, by whom he had no issueShe wedded secondly, Edward Horner, esq. of Mells; thirdly, William Monson, Viscount Castlemaine; and fourthly, Sir Adam Felton, bart. of Playford. Sir Francis Foljambe died at Bath, 17th December, 1640. when the baronetcy expired, but the estate of Aldwarke, and the representation of the family devolved on the male heir, PETER Fol.JAMBE, esq. of Steeton b. in 1599, who m. at Hope, 19th September, 1642, Jane, daughter and co-heir of Ellis Woodruffe, esq. of Hope, in Derbyshire, reader and bencher of the Inner Temple, and by her (who died 4th September, 1658, leaving the character of “a most virtuous and judius lady,”) had issue, FIRANCI's, his heir. Godfrey, bapt. at Hope, 16th October, 1645; died in 1665. George, b. 31st December, 1646; m. Jane, daughter of Thomas Balguy, esq. of Aston, and died s. p. 27th Dewo 1685. oodruffe, b. 25th Jan. 1648, H. go... iśī. Ko Young. Jane, b. 25th January, 1637 8.

Peter Foljambe died 26th February, 1668-9, and was s. by his son, FRANcis Folj AMBE, esq. of Aldwarke, b. at Steeton 26th February, 1643, who m. Elizabeth, eldest daughter and co-heir of George Mountaine, esq. of Wistow, by Mary, his wife, daughter of Sir Thomas Gower, bart. of Stittenham, and by her, who was born at Wistow, 25th July, 1647, and died 12th September, 1703, had issue, Godfrey, b. 13th June, 1669, died young, buried at Ecclesfield. George, b. 28th August, 1672, died young, buried at Ecclesfield. FRANcis, heir to his father. Jane, bapt. 1st June, 1671, m. at Rawmarsh, 5th July, 1692, to Thomas Edmunds, esq. of Worsborough. Francis Foljambe died at Aldwarke, 15th May, 1707, and was buried at Ecclesfield. He was seized of the manors of Aldwarke, Rawmarsh, Dalton, Thorp Hesley, Wadworth, Slade Hooton, Mexborough and Steeton, with the rectory of Thickhill, and of lands at Fairburn, Rotherham, Wentworth, &c. His only surviving son and successor, FRANcis Folja MBE, esq. of Aldwarke, wedded, Mary, daughter of Thomas Worsley, esq. of Hovingham, and had issue, Francis, b. 15th October, 1704, d. at St. Germains, in France, 19th January, 1726. Thom As, heir to his father. George, b. in 1716, d. s. p. 4th January, 1741. Catherine, bapt. 18th August, 1716, m. at Rawmarsh, 3rd December, 1735, to Henry Ibbetson, esq. of Leeds, afterwards Sir Henry, and died s. p. 17th October, 1740. ANNE, bapt. 20th May, 1720, m. at Rawmarsh, 7th January, 1747-8, to John Moore, esq. of Kingston-upon-Hull, and dying 4th October, 1751, left an only child, FRANcis-FerrAND Moore, of whom presently, as successor to his uncle. Frances, bapt. 18th August, 1724, m. to John Twigge, esq. of Bakewell, and died 13th July, 1763, leaving a son, , Thomas-Francis Twigge, M.A rector of Kelsey, in Lincolnshire, and of Tickhill: d.s. p. in July, 1821. Mr. Foljambe died 6th December, 1752, and was buried in the vault at Ecclesfield. On a monument in Ecclesfield Church, it is recorded that his “memory will long be cherished by friends, neighbours, acquaintances, tenants, and servants: for he was jealous in friendship, had ability and inclination both to advise and assist, was cheerful in his conversation, a kind landlord, and an indulgent master.” His only son to survive him,

THoMA's Foljambe, esq. of Aldwarke, b. 23rd July, 1711, was sheriff of Yorkshire in 1755. He m. Sarah, daughter of William Spencer, esq. of Bramley Grange, but had no issue. His widow m. secondly, Edmund Hutchinson, of Bath. Mr. Foljambe died 28th March, 1758, and was s. by his nephew, FRANCIS-FERRAND MooRE, esq. who assumed the surname and arms of Folja MBE, in compliance with the wills of his grandfather and uncle, and they were confirmed to him by act of parliament. He sometime represented the county of York in parliament, and served the office of sheriff in 1787. He m. first, Mary Arabella, one of the two daughters and co-heirs of John Thornhaugh, esq. of Osberton, Notts, (who assumed the name of Hewet,) by Arabella, his wife, sister of Sir George Savile, bart. M.P. and by her, who died 28th December, 1790, had issue, John SAvile, of Aldwarke, b. 13th May, 1776, m. 30th October, 1798, Elizabeth, daughter of the Rev. James Willoughby, LL.B. rector of Guiseley, brother to Henry, fourth Lord Middleton, and dying v. p. 14th January, 1805, left issue, George SAvile, successor to his grandfather. Francis-Thornhaugh, b. 11th September, 1804. Mary-Arabella, m. 30th December, 1824, to the Hon. and Rev. Leland Noel, son of the Baroness Barham, and has issue. Emma, m. 11th September, 1832, to Charles Anderson, esq. only son of Sir Charles Anderson, bart, Francis-Ferrand, b. 20th May, 1781, barrister-at-law, d. unm. George, b. 18th October, 1783, major in the army, d. unm. March, 1820. Henry-Savile, b. 27th January, 1785. Mary-Beresford, m. 30th June, 1818, to Francis Offley Edmunds, esq. of Worsborough. Arabella, m. 15th May, 1823, to the Rev. John Robinson. Mr. Foljambe m. secondly, 12th June, 1792, Lady Mary Arabella Lumley, daughter of Richard, fourth Earl of Scarborough, but her ladyship died s. p. in 1817. Mr. Foljambe died at Osberton in 1814, and was s. by his grandson, the present GeoRGE SA ville FolJAMBE, esq. of Osberton and Aldwarke.

Arms—Sa. a bend between six escallops Ot. Crest—A jamb unarmed, (excepting the spur) quarterly, or and sa.

Motto—Soyez ferme.

*...* The arms of twenty families, a representation of which vested in the Foljambes,

appear on the Monuments at Chesterfield. marriage with the heiress of Thornhaugh, The families were these: Foljambe, Loud- who brought with her the representation of ham, Bretton, Fitzwilliam, Lizours, Bertram, Sir George Savile. Clarel, Scrope, Earl of Athol, Marshall, Ne

vil, Montagu, Monthermer, Plantagenet, Estates—In the counties of York and Tibetot, Charlton, Inglethorpe, Bradston, Notts. De la Pole and Burgh. Some were lost to Seats—Osberton, Notts, and Aldwarke the latter descendants of this family, but Hall, West Riding of Yorkshire. many others have been acquired by the


POTTINGER, THOMAS, esq. of Kilbride House, in the county of Kildare, m. Miss Fulton, and has issue. Mr. Pottinger succeeded to the estates upon the demise of his father.


This family is a branch of the Pottingers, of Berkshire, seated in that county since the conquest, and members of which frequently sat in parliament for Reading, in the seventeenth century. Thomas Potti NGER, of Mount Pottinger, was the first sovereign of Belfast, elected in the grant of a corporate charter to that town in 1661. His son, Thomas Potti NGER, was also sovereign ; and sheriff of the county when Willi AM III. landed in that part of Ireland; when he went to meet and welcome the king at the head of all the nobility and gentry of the county, and afterwards provided his majesty's army with provisions, clothes, and money, by which he was enabled to advance and gain the battle of the Boyne. Edward Pottinger, brother of this Thomas, had the honour of conveying the king to Ireland, but sailing the day after landing his majesty, to intercept the ships coming from France with supplies for James, was lost, with all his ship's crew. Edward Pottinger m. Margaret, daughter of Sir William Strickland, bart. of Boynton, in Yorkshire, and had, by her, three daughters, coheiresses. The eldest m. Sir Patrick Butler, bart. of Garryhunden; the second, Vesey, of Lucan, ancestor of the noble family of De Vesci; and the third, Leslie, of Glass Lough, in the county of Monaghan, ancestor of the late M. P. for that county. He m. in 1685, Miss Eccles, of Feintonah, and by her had Joseph, Edward, and a daughter. The elder son, Joseph Potti NGER, esq. m. Mary, daughter of Lady Mary Dunlop, and grandaugh

ter to the Earl of Dundonald, by whom he had a son, Thomas Potti NGER, esq. who m. in 1752, Frances, third daughter of Eldred Curwen, esq. of Workington Hall, M. P. for Cumberland, and had by her, 1. Eld RED-CURwen, his heir. ii. Henry, who m. Miss Birkett, of the county of Cumberland, and d. without issue. III. Frances, m. William Chambers, esq. of the county of Derry, a lieutenant-colonel in the army. The elder son, Eldred -CURwen Potti NGER, esq. of Mount Pottinger, in Downshire, m. in 1779, Anne, daughter of Robert Gordon, esq. of Florida House, Downshire, (see p. 377), and had by her, Thom As, his heir. o lieutenant-colonel in the army, m. Miss Cooke, and has issue. William, in the army. Alicia. Frances. Isabella Curwen, m. lieutenant-general Sir Lionel Smith, K.C.B. and G.C. H. governor general, and commanderin-chief of Jamaica, by whom she has one son and two daughters. The elder son, is the present Thom As Porting ER, esq. of Kilbride House, Kildare.

Motto—Virtus in ardua.
Estates—In Ireland.
Seat—Kilbride House, in Kildare.


ADAMS, WILLIAM-DACRES, esq. of Bowden, in the county of Devon, b. 16th - December, 1775; m. 10th March, 1804, Elizabeth, se

cond daughter of Mayow Wynell Mayow, esq. of Syden-
ham, in Kent, descended from the ancient family of Mayow,
of Bray, in Cornwall, and by her, who died 4th February,
1814, has issue,
Willia M-Pitt, in her majesty's diplomatic service, b.
11th December, 1804.
Dacres, in holy orders, vicar of Bampton, in Oxfordshire,
b. 26th July, 1806, m. his cousin, Anna Maria, eldest
daughter of Baldwin Fulford, esq. of Great Fulford, in
the county of Devon (see vol. iv. p. 158), and has issue,
Mayow-Wynell, b. 11th October, 1808.
Herbert-George, b. 23rd January, 1814.


Mr. Adams was confidential secretary to the Right Hon. William Pitt, during his last administration, and was subsequently a commissioner of the woods, forests, and

land revenues.


The family of Adams claims to be descended from John Apadam, of Charlton Adam, in Somersetshire, who married Elizabeth, daughter and heir of John Lord Gourney, of Beverstone. After residing for several generations at Charlton, they subsequently removed into Devonshire. William ADAMs, esq. son of the Rev. Samuel Adams, by Susan, his wife, daughter of Bartholomew Parr, of Silverton, in Devonshire married Mary Chadder, and had two sons and three daughters, viz. William, his heir. Samuel, of Totness, in Devon, b. 1st January, 1770, m. 27th January, 1800, Elizabeth Bentall, and has William, b. 4th May, 1802. Edward, b. 24th March, 1804, lieut. in the army. Henry Bentall, b. 9th February, 1806, m. at Kensington, 17th November, 1835, Harriot, daughter of the late Joseph Bickham, esq. and has issue. George, in the E. I. Company's civil service, b. 28th March, 1808, m. in India 16th September, 1833, Amelia, daughter of the late Capt. Reid, Bengal N. Infantry, and has issue. Frederick, in the military service of the East India Company, b. 25th April, 1814.

Francis, b. 15th April, 1821.



Mary, m. to Giles Welsford, esq. and had a son, William Adams Welsford, who m. Mary Anne, daughter of Richard Clarke, esq. of Bridwell, in the county of Devon, and has issue. Sarah Chadder, m. to James Hodge, esq. and had a son, Edward Hodge, major 7th light dragoons, who fell at Waterloo, leaving issue, by Maria, his wife, daughter of Sir Edmund Bacon, bart. Susan, m. to John Parr Welsford, esq. The elder son, William ADAMs, esq. of Bowdon in Devon, represented Totness in five successive parliaments. He m. 24th June, 1774, AnnaMaria, daughter of Richard Dacres, esq. descended from the family of Dacres, of Leatherhead, in Surrey,” supposed to be a branch of the noble line of Dacre of the

* The name of one of this family, Thomas Dacres, esq. appears in the list of gentlemen chosen by Charles II. to be invested with the Royal Oak, in 1660. Two of Mrs. Adams' brothers who left descendants were the late Vice Admiral James Richard Dacres, and Vice Admiral Sir Richard Dacres, G. C. H.


North, and by her, who died at Bowdon, 19th April, 1830. had issue, Willi AM DACREs, his heir. George Pownall (Sir), K. C. H. lieut. gen. in the army, m. Elizabeth, daughter and co-heir of Sir William Elford, bart. and has issue, William-Elford. George-Dacres. Arthur-Fulford. Henry-Cranstown. Anna-Maria, m. to Baldwin Fulford, esq. of Great Fulford in the county of Devon, and has issue. (See vol. iv. p. 158.),

Louisa-Sawyer. Mr. Adams died 21st September, 1811, and was s. by his elder son, the present Willia M D'Acres ADAMs, esq. of Bowdon.

Arms—Or a lion rampant gu. between semee of cross crosslets fitchee within a bordure engrailed sa. Crest—A dexter arm in armour embowed grasping a cross crosslet of the arm charged on the elbow with a torteaux. Motto—Libertas et natale solum. Estates—In Devonshire and Kent. Seat—Bowdon, near Totness.


WALROND, THEODORE, esq. of Calder Park, in the county of Lanark, b. 8th January, 1788; m. 11th September, 1820, Jane, daughter of Lieut.-Col. Sir Charles.

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This is a branch of the family of WAlRoNd, of Bradfield, in the county of Devon, founded by Osmond Walrond, younger son of Humphrey Walrond, of Bradfield, who married Emlyn Buckthought, of Devonshire, and had three sons. The eldest,

HUMPHREY WALRoND, esq. of Sea, in the parish of Ilminster, Somersetshire, one of the masters in Chancery, was direct ancestor of (for intermediate descent, see vol. ii. p. 557,)

MAIN Swete WALRoND, esq. of the Island of Antigua, born about the year 1725, who married Sarah, sister and heir of William

Lyons, esq. of Antigua and Philadelphia, and had issue, 1. Theodore, under age in 1762, d. unm. II. Joseph LYoMs, born 1752, married 1797, Caroline, daughter of Edward Codrington, esq. of Dodington, and died 1815, leaving issue, 1. Lyons, who died 1819, unm. 2. Beth ELL, of Dulford House, county Devon, see vol. ii. p. 537. 111. CHARLEs Willis, of whom presently. Iv. Main Swete, of Manadon, in the county of Devon, lieut.-col. in the army, married Elizabeth, daughter of Charles Chabert, esq. governor of St. Eustace, and had one son, Main Swete, of Hereford, married Antoinetta-Lousia, daughter of John Sandberg, esq. of St. Croix, and has issue. Lieut.-Col. Walrond married secondly, Elizabeth, daughter and coheir of Humphrey Hall, esq. of Manadon, by whom he left no issue. v. Lyons, who d. s. p. . Elizabeth, m. to Admiral John Holloway, (who died in 1826,) and has three daughters, Clementina, m. to Sir Robert-Walter Otway, bart. SarahEmma-Orde, and Ann-Wallace.

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