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Lancashire, and d. 24th January, 1813, row neck of land in Cheshire, which is hemleaving issue,

med in between the counties of Derby, 1. SAMUEL HIBBERT, who has assumed Yorkshire, and Lancashire. He d. July,

the surname and arms of WARE. 1586, leaving issue, II. Titus Hibbert, b. 26th August, 1783, 1. Nicholas, of Marple, in Cheshire, and d. 12th January, 1803.

whose son, Thomas Hibbert, waschapII. Robert Hibbert, b. 3rd March, lain to the lord Keeper Bridgeman,

1785, m. in 1811, Mary-Aune, daugh in the reign of ELIZABETH,
ter of Mr. William Craven, mer-

chased from Sir Edward Stanley the chant, of Manchester, and left at his

manor of Marple. (See ORMEROD's demise, 28th February, 1828, a daugh Cheshire). ter, Emma Georgiana, b. in 1816, at 2. John, of Marple, living in 1589. Thunne, in Switzerland.

3. Robert, of Werneth, Cheshire, of IV. William Hibbert, a lieutenant in

whom further. the 40th regiment. He was b. 27th Robert HIBBERT, the youngest son of June, 1786, and d. 23rd February, Nicholas Hibbert, of Marple, was the founder 1806, soon after the battle of Veme- of the family of Hibberts, of Werneth. He

ira, in which he was engaged. died in March, 1590, leaving a son and heir, v. Thomas Hibbert, b. 5th February, RICHARD HIBBERT, of Werneth, who m. 1778, and d. 24th December, 1805.

23rd January, 1585, Anne, daughter of Wilvi. George Hibbert, a major in the liam Ashton, of Werneth, and was s. by his

army, b. 6th April, 1790. In 1813, son,
he joined the 40th regiment in the NATHANIEL HIBBERT, of Werneth, wlio
Peninsular, and served with it after-

was twice married, and left issue by both
wards in America, and on the field marriages. By his second wife, (who died
of Waterloo. He has remained in in 1667,) he had a younger son,
the same regiment twenty-four years. Tirus HIBBERT, of Werneth, who was

also twice married, and by his first wife bad, Arms—Quarterly ; 1st and 4th, or, two with other children, a younger son, lions passant az, within a bordure of the se

Titus HIBBERT, who afterwards settled at cond charged with escallops of the 1st for High Knowls in Lancashire. He had seWARE: 2nd and 3rd, barry of eight or and veral children, of whom the third son was, vert and a pale counterchanged for Hib Tirus Hibbert, of Manchester, merchant,

b. in April, 1717. He was engaged in the Crests~1st, a dragon's head or, pierced commerce of the thriving town of Manchesthrough the neck with a broken tilting spear ter, as a foreign merchant, and acquired an ppr. for Ware ; 2nd, a hand holding a mill- | ample fortune. He had also pretensions to rind ppr. for HIBBERT.

a literary character, having distinguished Motto-Sola salus servire Deo.

himself in a political controversy with the Estates-In Manchester, and in Cheshire. celebrated John Wesley, in the great na

tional question relative to the expediency of Family of Hibbert.

the American war. * This gentleman, no less

by his exemplary industry than by his scruThe name of Hibbert appears to have been pulous integrity, fulfilled in every respect a corruption of Hubert, which may again be the honorable character of the ancient Enreferred to the Norman Hudebert. This is glish merchant. He died 27th November, indicated by an examination of the registries 1796, leaving issue, of wills for Nottinghamshire, where we find

1. SAMUEL, his heir. about the year 1600, families of Hubbert,

2. John, (no doubt the same as Hubert,) who have 3. Joseph,

who d. young and withtheir names variously moulded, during suc

out issue.

4. Thomas, ceeding generations, into Hubberd, Hibberd,

1. Hannah, b. in 1763, who d. unm. 4th Hibberdt, and Hibbert, which last became

January, 1786. eventually the more prevalent orthography. His son and heir, From Nottinghamshire branches of the fa

SAMUEL HIBBERT, esq. of Clarendon House, milies of Hibbert extended into Derbyshire, Chorlton, b. 1749, m. Sarah, daughter of of which county several individuals of this Robert Ware, esq. as is mentioned in the name have been registered as benefactors, pedigree of Ware. He d. 4th July, 1815, or worthies. (See GLOVER's list of the Worthies of Derbyshire in his topographical work

One of his younger brothers, Silvanus, a on that county, vol. i. p. 97, &c.)

metaphysician of a most eccentric character, wrote NICHOLAS Hibbert, esq. was settled in the

a work showing considerable talent, entitled A middle of the sixteenth century in the nar brief enquiry into the state after death."



PRATT, JOSEPH, esq. of Cabra Castle, in the county of Cavan, lieutenant-colonel
of the militia, m. first in 1806, Jemima-Roberta, daughter of Sir James Tynte, bart.
and has by that lady, who is deceased,
MERVYN, who m. in October, 1834, Madeline-Eglantine, only daughter and heir of

the late Col. William Jackson, of Eniscoe, in the county of Mayo.
Hannah, m. to Charles Rochfort, esq.
Sarah, m. to Robert Doyne, esq. of Wells, in the county of Wexford.

Col. Pratt, m. secondly, Nichola-Sophia, relict of the late Claudius-William-Cole
Hamilton, of Kingscourt, in Meath, but by her has no issue. He is a magistrate for

Lineage. About the year 1650, Joseph and Benja The Rev. Joseph Pratt, of Cabra, who min Pratt, two younger sons of an ancient | m. Elizabeth, daughter of Jonathan Chetfamily, in Leicestershire, went over to Ire- wood, esq. of the Queen's County, and had land and settled at Agher and Garadice, in issue, the county of Meath.

Mervyn. Benjamin PRATT (the younger of the two Joseph, of whom presently. brothers,) married Margaret, daughter of James, who m. Miss Margaret Foster, James Mortimer, esq. of Lislin, in Cavan, cousin of the late Lord Oriel. and was father of Benjamin Pratt, esq. of Elizabeth, m. to Charles Moreton, esq. Agher, in Meath, who wedded Jane, daugh

Ann, m. to Henry Foster, esq. cousin to ter of Thomas Nugent, esq. of Clonlost, in the late Lord Oriel. Westmeath, and had a daughter, MARGARET,

The second son, m. to FRANCIS Winter, esq. grandfather

The Rev. Joseph Pratt, esqof Cabra of the present John Pratt Winter, esq. Castle, married in 1770, the Hon. Sarah of Agher. Joseph PRATT, the elder of the two bro- Morres, by Lady Letitia Ponsonby, his wife,

Morres, daughter of Harvey Viscount Mount thers who migrated to the sister kingdom, married first, the only daughter and heir of daughter of Brabazon, Earl of Bessborough,

and had issue, Col. Thomas Couch, whose estates in the counties of Cavan and Donegal, he thereby

JOSEPH, his heir. acquired, and secondly, Mrs. Irwin, of Fer Mervyn, died in 1823. managh, by whom he became closely con

Harvey, of Castle Morres, in the county nected with Sir Audley Mervyn. He left

of Kilkenny, who upon the death of issue,

his father, succeeded his mother in Mervyn, his heir.

the Kilkenny estates, which she and Benjamin, provost of Trinity College,

her sister, the late Marchioness of Dublin,

Antrim had jointly inherited as coJohn, a lord of the treasury.

heiresses of their brother Redmond, The eldest son,

Viscount Mountinorres. MERVYN Pratt, esq. represented the

Mary, m. to Sir John Piers, bart. county of Cavan for several years in parlia

Letitia. ment. He m. one of the daughters of Tho- Mr. Pratt died in 1831, and was s. by his mas Coote, of Bellamont Forest in that eldest son, the present Lieut.-Col. JosEPH county, judge of the Court of King's Bench, Pratt, of Cabra Castle. grandfather of Charles, first Earl of Bellamont, and had, with a daughter, m. to - Estates-- In the county of Cavan. Butler, esq. a son and successor,

Seat-Cabra Castle.


SLANEY, ROBERT-AGLIONBY, esq. of Hatton Grange, in the county of Salop, b. 9th June, 1790; m. in February, 1812, Elizabeth, only child of William Hawkins Muckleston, M.D. and niece and heiress of Joseph Muckleston, esq. of Walford Manor, in the same county, and has three daughters,

Elizabeth-Frances, m. in May, 1835, to Thomas Campbell Eyton, esq. eldest son of

Thomas Eyton, esq. of Eyton, in Shropshire.

Mr. Slaney, who succeeded his father in 1834, is a magistrate for the county of
Salop, and M. P. for Shrewsbury.


Eccleshall, in Staffordshire, which he or tained by purchase from Lord Sheffield, but was obliged to sell, says Degge,

“ in order to pay his ransom, when taken prisoner by the Turks;" one of those ananias, perhaps, by which trading to the Levant was so frequently annoyed in that age. Sir Stephen died in 1608, aged eighty-four. His brother, John Slaney, esq. was grandfather of

Robert SLANEY, esq. who m. Anne, daughter of Thomas Moreton,* esq. of Brocton Grange, in the county of Stafford, and had issue,

MORETON, his heir. “ A family tradition,” says Blakeway,

Robert, of Hatton Grange, in the pa“ derives the Slaneys, from Slaney, a town

rish of Shiffnall, who resided at Kemin Bohemia, eighteen miles N. W. of

berton, and afterwards at Rudge. Prague. Of the truth of this I have no

He served as high sheriff of Shropmeans of judging. It appears from the Re

shire in 1707. His only daughter cords of Shrewsbury, that in 1648, Frede

and heir m. William Mackworth rick Slaney, gent. son of Vallantine Slaney,

Praed, esq. de civitate Regimuntani in Prussia infra dominium Regis Polonie,' (by which is The elder son, meant, I presume, Konigsberg,) was ad MORETON Slaney, esq. of Hayhill, in the mitted a burgess of that corporation.” parish of Yardley, Warwickshire, m. the

Sir Stephen Slaney, knt, son of John daughter and heir of John Aglionby, esq. of Slayney, of Mytton, in Shropshire, was an Knoll, of a very ancient family, and had eminent citizen of London, and filled the civic with another son, Moreton, of Knoll, barchairin 1595. He was seated at Norton, near rister-at-law, and a daughter, Elizabeth,

* Thomas MORETON, of Moreton and Engleton, hall, and Idsall, conveyed to that nobleman. His in Staffordshire, whose ancestor, John de Morton, son, is stated by Erdeswicke to have been lord of that Richard Moreton, esq. was seated at Haugh. place in the 9th of EDWARD II. had two sons, ton, and had a grant of arms, 8 HENRY VIII. MATTHEW MORETON, of Moreton and Wilbrighton, His eldest son, Robert, of Haughton, left two (whose male heir, Edward Moreton, of Moreton daughters, his co-heirs, Anne, wife of Humphrey and Engleton, married Mary Ducie, niece and Brigges; and Jane, wife of Thomas Corbett, of heir of Sir William Ducie, bart. of Tortworth, in Longnor; and his second son, Gloucestershire, Viscount Down, in the kingdom RICHARD MORETON, esq. was of Brocton Grange, of Ireland,) and

in Staffordshire, by lease from his father and final Robert Moreton, living 16 Henry VII. when conveyance from his niece, Anne and her hushe was appointed by the Earl of Shrewsbury, one band. He was father of of his attorneys to deliver seisin of the manor of T'Homas MORETON, esq. of Brocton Grange, who Alberbury, to Stephen Kenisey, in exchange for bad four sons and one daughter, Anne, wife of his lands in Drayton under Lyseyard, Suffen ROBERT SLANEY, esq.

bis son,

wife of John Wallhouse, esq. of Stafford - 1 of that place, and had issue, Moreton, who shire,

died unm. and ROBERT AGLIONBY SLANEY, esq. wbo in Robert SLANEY, esq. of Hatton Grange, herited Hatton upon the demise of Mrs. who m. in 1789, Mary, daughter of Thomas Praed. He m. in 1723, Frances Teresa, Mason, esq. of Shrewsbury, and bad issue, daughter of William Plowden, esq. of Plow ROBERT-AGLIONBY, his heir. den, and dying in January, 1759, was s. by

William-Henry, b. in 1792.

Mary. PLOWDEN Slaney, esq. of Hatton, who

Elizabeth-Harriet. m. in 1761, Martha, daughter and co-heir Mr. Slaney died in 1834, and was s. by his of Humphrey Pitt, esq. of Priors Lee, by son, the present RoberT-AGLIONBY SLANEY, Sarah, only child of Edward Jorden, esq.*

esq. of Hatton Grange.

Arms-Gu. a bend between three mart* The accidental possession, (we quote Blake- lets or. way) by this gentleman, of an apparently worthless collection of old ballads, and his gift of it to an

Crest-A griffin's head ppr. wings en

dorsed ingenious and aspiring young clergyman, (Percy)

or, beaked of the last. of ancient lineage but humble condition, led to a

Motto-Deo duce comite industria. publication, which more than most others, influ

Estates- In Shropshire and Leicesterenced the public mind to a love of our early poe

shire. try, and eventually placed its author upon the epis Seats_Walford Manor and HattonGrange, copal bench.



MAYNE, JOHN-THOMAS, esq. of Teffont Ewyas Manor House, in the county of Wilts, F.R.S. barrister-at-law, of the Inner Temple, bapt. at St. George the Martyr, Southwark, in 1792; m. at Teffont in 1819, Sarah Fulcher, daughter of John Start, esq. of Halstead, in Essex, and has issue,

JOHN-Augustus, b. at Rome in 1820, bapt. at Teffont in 1822.
Margaret-Hele, } bapt. at Teffont.

Mr. Mayne succeeded his father in 1819.


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and received, in requital for bis valour and prowess, considerable grants of land in Devonshire, and that Joel de Mayve, obtained from Henry I. in 1140, property in Kings Nymet, near Chumleigh, in the same county which King John, upon the separation of Normandy from England seized upon. It is certain, however, that the Maynes acquired great patronage and frequently distinguished themselves in the wars of York and Lancaster.

About that period, a younger branch settled in Kent, and became possessed of large estates there, at Lamberhurst, Linton, Bretchley, Staplehurst, Frittenden, Cranbrook, Biddenden, Woodchurch, &c. &c. Yet of these fair domains, and of this once

flourishing and numerous family, the monuThe family of Mayne, of Teffont, claims ments, the grants, the inquisitions, and the descent from the ancient barons of that name wills alone remain to attest its existence and who inherited the province of Maine, in Nor- its distinction. No descendant can now be mandy; and it is recorded that Ernulphus traced, and the family, of which the present de Maine, accompanied William the Con- proprietor of Teffont is the chief, appears to queror into England, as his standard bearer, be the only one which can shew an English held various offices of great tru. and profit, descent.

JOHN MAYNE, who was born in 1512, d. Quash, and by her, who died at Exeter, in in 1565, leaving three sons and one daughter, 1650, had two sons, namely, namely,

John, bis heir. Walter, b. in 1542, d. in 1576, aged Zachary,t in holy orders, M.A. b. in thirty-four.

1631, m. at Honiton in 1662 KathaCuthbert, b. in 1548, M.A. This learn rine, daughter and co-heir of Gabriel

ed divine was the first seminary priest Barnes, esq. of that place, and dying from the English College at Douay at Exeter in 1694, left three sons, viz. that fell a victim to religious persecu

Gabriel, bapt. at Honiton in 1663, tion. Holles, in his Ms. History of

m. in 1692, Margaret, daughter Exeter, p. 358, observes, that “At

and co-heir of Walter Hele, + the assizes kept at Launceston, 16th

esq. of Exeter, and dying in 1714, September, 1577, one Trejean and

was buried at St. Martin's, ExeThomas Harrys, schoolmaster, were

ter. He left three sons, condemned in a premunire for their

1. WALTER, bapt. at St. Marpopish belief, also Cuthbert Mayne, a

tin's aforesaid in 1700, m. priest, was attainted of high treason

in 1724, Mary, daughter of for a like reason.” Cuthbert Mayne

George Tillman, esq. of Dewas chaplain to Francis Trejian, esq.

von, and dying in 1735, was of Golden, near Truro, and was hung,

buried at South Molton. He drawn, and quartered, and afterwards

had issue, burnt at Lauceston, 29th November,

THOMAS, of whom here1577. His skull is preserved with

after as heir male of the due respect at Lanherne.

family. ALEXANDER, of whose line we have to

John, b. in 1727, whose treat.

only son died s.p. Alicia, b. in 1550, died 1616.

Gabriel, b. at Colyton in The youngest son,

1732, died in London ALEXANDER MAYNE, esq. of Hatherleigh,

in 1788, leaving three b. in 1549, sheriff of Exeter in 1597, died in

sons, Gabriel, Thomas, 1617, and was interred at St. Petrochs, in

and George. that city. He had two sons and a daughter,

2. Samuel, bapt. at St. Marviz.

tin's in 1712, m. Esther RICHARD, his heir.

Saunders, of Exeter, and d. Jasper, b. in 1604, died and buried at

in 1743, leaving a son, Christchurch, Oxford, in 1672. Dr.

Samuel, born at Exeter, Jasper Mayne was a learned and

in 1738, m. in 1762, pions divine. He gave £500 towards

Mary, Hutchins, and d. rebuilding St. Paul's Cathedral.*

in 1781, leaving issue, Elizabeth, b. in 1599, m. in 1620 to Ro

3. John, bapt. in 1709, settled bert Trelawney, esq. of Plymouth.

in Maryland, North America. The elder son,

Joel, b. at Dalwood, in Dorset in RICHARD MAYNE, esq. b. in 1594, married

1674, m. Mary Waters, and died at St. Mary's Taunton in 1618, Elizabeth,

at Colyton, in Devon, in 1757,

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* The lives of these two divines, Dr. Jasper scended from Wisdom, in that they had acquired Mayne, and his nephew, the Rev. Zachary Mayne, such considerable fortunes.” (Burke's Extinct are given in the “ Atbenæ Oxonienses," and by Baronetage, to which refer for ample particulars of Prince in his Worthies of Devon.” See also the family of Hele, in all its branches.] Sir Richard Hoare's Wiltshire.

The children of Samuel Mayne, by Mary + " Of the very ancient family of Hele, fruitful Hutchins, his wife, were as the county of Devon is known to have been in distinguished houses, it may with truth be stated,

John Mayne, b. 1777, who m. at Madras in that it was one of the most eminent, the most

1817, Thalia Eliza, daughter of the Chevawidely spread, and the most affluent which even

lier de Grenier de Fonclare, and dying at that quarter of England could boast of. When

Boulogne sur Mer, in 1827, was there bu

ried. He left issue, Matthew Hele, esq. of Holwell, served as sheriff of Devon, at the time of the Restoration, the

John-Chalmers, b. in London in 1818. branches of the family were so numerous, and all

Alfred-Charles, b. in 1820. of such good estate within the county, that he

Edgar-William, b, in 1822. assembled a grand jury, representing the body

Malvina-Theodora-Wilhelmina. thereof, and seldom under twenty, all of his name Mary Mayne, m. in 1788, to John B. Cress. and blood, gentlemen of estate and quality; " which well, esq. of New Court, near Exeter. made the judge observe when he heard Hele of Esther Mayne, m. to — Hayne, esq. Wisdom, esq. called, a gentil seat in the parish of Emily M, yne, m. in 1804, to Thomas Cardon Cornwood, that he thought they must be all de



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