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nished in this gen

Hon, Sir HARFORD tleman's lifetime by

JONES BRYDGES, bt. the sale of one farm v. Richard, of London, bapt. at Bosafter another, and bury, 9th November, 1617, m. Marsince his decease, garet, eldest daughter of William the mansion, with Adams, esq. brother of Sir Thomas the residue, has Adams, and had a son, been disposed of.

William of London, who m. ElizaMargaret, m. to Mr.

beth, daughter of Sir Thomas John Wilson, of

Duppa, knt. and had issue. Barnard's Green, The eldest son of William Brydges, of UpMalvern, and d. s.p.

leadon, 3. William, of London

WILLIAM BRYDGES, of Tiberton Court, in and Ledbury, who m.

Herefordshire, bapt. at Bosbury, 15th NoMiss Wootton, and left vember, 1601, served as high sheriff for that two daughters, his co-county in 1654. He m. at Stoke Lacy, 3rd heirs, viz.

October, 1628, Ann, daughter and co-heir

of Edmund Marshall, esq. of Essex, and of ELIZABETH, who died unm. in 1807, and

Blewbury, Berks, and by her, who died 8th

September, 1656, had issue,
was buried at Led-
bury. She be-

John, d. young and unm.

MARSHALL, heir to his father.
queathed a legacy
of £500 towards the

William, b. in 1637, a merchant at Barrepairs

badoes, where he died in 1660.

the church of that town.

Edmond, of Lincoln's Inn, serjeant-at

law, and a Welsh judge, b. in 1653, MARY, who a few

m. Ann, daughter of Sir Thomas years after her sis

Street, knt. one of the justices of the ter's decease quitted Common Pleas, and dying in 1715, her paternal man

was buried at Tiberton. He left sion (since bought

issue, Richard, a bencher of Lincoln's and pulled down

Inn, and other children. by Mr. Biddulph,)

Dorothy, b. in 1630, m. first to Miles and purchased for

Clent, gent. of Gloucester, and seher residence, a condly to the Rev. Henry Sutton, D.D. villa called Ham

rector of Breedon, in Worcestershire. brook Grove, near

Catherine, b. in 1639, m. to Edmund Stapleton, where

Thomas, gent. she died in 1826,

Sarah, b. in 1641, m. to Edward Powell, leaving it, with her

esq. of Maesmawr, in Brecon. other houses, es

Mary, b. in 1643, m. to Mr. Deputy tates, and large for

Smyth, of London. tune, to her mater

Anne, b. in 1645, m. to George Salter, cousin, Mr.

lord mayor: Wootton, and her

Elizabeth, 6. in 1646, m. to Peter King, paternal relative,

gent. of London. Sir Harford Jones,

Hester, b. in 1648, m. to Thomas Twitty, who, in compliance

gent. with her will, as

Margaret, b. in 1652, d. unm. in 1671. sumed the surname

William Brydges died 25th May, 1668, and of Brydges. was s. by his son, 4. John, in holy orders, MARSHALL BRydges, esq. of Tiberton

of Corwarne, m.and had Court, b, in 1634, sheriff of Herefordshire issue.

in 1672. He m. Mary, daughter of Francis 5. Elizabeth, who m. in

Kempe, esq. of Wiccombe, Bucks, (who 1730, her cousin, Har was founder's kin at All Souls, Oxford,) and ford Jones, esq. of the had issue, Whittern, high sheriff

Francis, his heir. of Radnorshire in 1729, William, of the Middle Temple, barand had a son,

rister-at-law, b. in 1663, m. Susan, HARFORD Jones, esq.

dau. of Edward Noel, esq. and dying of Presteign, high in 1736, left three daughters, viz. sheriff of Radnor

Grace, who m. William Wynne, shire in 1778, father

esq. serjeant-at-law, son of Owen of the present Rt.

Wynne, LL.D. warden of the


He m.

Mint, secretary to Charles II.

Kempe, b. in 1749, who m. a and was buried in the cloisters

daughter of

Crabtree, of Westminster Abbey, where a

esq. of Suffolk, and left two monument, with the Wy ynne arms

daughters. impaling those of Bridges, “ arg:

Frances, who m. George Grana cross sa. a leopard's face or,

ville, esq. a near relative of is erected to their memories.

the late Mr. Pasco Grenfell, Elizabeth, m. to Richard Middle

and had a son, more, esq. of Grantham.

GEORGE BRYDGES GRANSusanna, m. to William Gregory,

VILLE, esq. of Chester, esq. of Woolhope, in Hereford

who m. bis cousin, Miss shire, and had an only daughter

Hinchliffe, and has a and heir, Anne, who m. Edward

numerous family. Acton, esq. of Acton Scot, in

Frances Granville,m. Col. Shropshire, and was mother of

Downes, and has several Susanna Acton, who m. John

children. Stackhouse, esq. and had a son,

Frances, m. to Mr. Hinchliff, a the present EDWARD WILLIAM

London merchant, and had issue. WYNNE PENDARVES, esq. of Pen Edmund, b. in 1760, of London. darves, M.P. for Cornwall. (See Kempe, of London, b. in 1676, d. s. p. vol. iii. p. 363.)

in 1742.
Marshall, fellow of All Souls College, Anne, m. in 1695, to Robert Blachford,

b. 2nd December, 1665, in holy or of the Isle of Wight.
ders, chancellor and canon residen Bridget.
tiary of Wells Cathedral.

Mr. Brydges died 27th June, 1709, and was
Frances, daughter of Robert Creygh- s. by his son,
ton, D.D. canon of Wells, only sur FRANCIS BRYDGES, of Tiberton, and of
viving son of Robert Creyghton,* the Middle Temple, b. 21st August, 1661,
bishop of Bath and Wells, who was who married first, Elizabeth, daughter and
nearly allied in blood to the Stuart heir of Peter Oswald, esq. of Strangford
family, and remained fifteen years in and Much Fawley, in Herefordshire, and
exile with his sovereign and relative, secondly, Jane, widow of Anthony Rowdon,
CHARLES II. whose chaplain and con esq. of Rowdon. By the former, who died
stant companion he was. (See Lad- in 1690, he had issue,
vocat's Dictionary, Cassan's Lives of William, his heir.
the Bishops of Bath and Wells, and Mary, married to Robert Unett, esq. of
the monuments and inscriptions to Castle Frome, in Herefordshire, and
the memory of Bishop Creighton and had two daughters,
his widow, and Marshall Brydges and

Elizabeth Unett, married to T. Fohis wife, in Wells Cathedral, St.

ley, esq. of Stoke Edith. John's Chapel.) By Frances, his

Mary Unett, married to Richard wife, Marshall Brydges had issue,

Foley, esq.
William, of London, d. s.p. Mr. Brydges died 16th October, 1727, and
EDMUND, of whom presently. was s. by his son,
Kempe, of London, who m. Miss WILLIAM BRYDGES, esq.t of Tiberton, b.

Frances Dawson, and dying in 3rd April, 1681, who m. first, Jane, only
1792, left issue,

daughter and heir of Andrew Card, esq. of

Gray's Inn, and secondly, Catherine, daugh* Bishop Creyghton vel Crichton, was buried ter of Griffith Rice, esq. of Newton, in Caerin St. John's Chapel, Wells Cathedral, where a marthenshire. By the latter he had no issue, handsome alabaster monument is erected to his but by the former, who died in 1718, he left memory, with his effigy in full pontificals, said to be a likeness, and an epitaph in Latin, describing + This William rebuilt the mansion of Tiberton him to have been born at Dunkeld, in Scotland, Court, near the scite of the ancient edifice. At the and descended through his father from the ancient entrance gate is the chapel, which serves as a Lords of Ruthven, and through his mother, Margaret mausoleum for the family, many of whom are Stuart, from the illustrious family of Stuart. This buried and have monuments therein, and also as a bishop's widow, who was the daughter of John chapel of ease to Madley. It is surrounded by Walrond, esq. of Devon, has another near, with lofty oaks, (one of which measures twenty-four her armorial bearings, and an inscription detailing feet in circumference,) whose tops are " bald with her sufferings during her husband's exile and the dry antiquity.” William Brydges also charged the

wars, which it seems she bore with great for- mansion house in Widmarsh Street, Hereford, which titude. Around are various inscriptions upon

for many years, appropriated to the reception marble tablets and fat stones, to the memory of of the judges, with an annual stipend to the chapseveral of their relatives and descendants, Creigh-lain of the county gaol, subject to which, it was, tons and Brydges.

with its spacious gardens and bowling green, sold.



at his decease in 1764, a daughter and heir, Ann, m. to the Rev. Henry Lee-WAR

ELIZABETH BRYDGES, of Tiberton, Court NER, of Walsingham Abbey, in Norbapt. at St. Andrew's, Holborn, 2nd July, folk, and has issue as already shown. 1718, who married 15th January, 1739, her Catherine, m. to her cousin, the Rev. cousin Edmund Brydges, esq.* third son of Reginald Wynniatt, of Guiting Recthe Rev. Marshall Brydges, chancellor of tory, Gloucestershire, (who, upon the Wells, and had issue,

death of an elder brother, inherited FRANCIS-WILLIAM-THOMAS, heir.

the Guiting Grange estates,) and has Catherine, d. unm. in 1799.

issue. Ann, married to William Griffith, esq. Mr. Brydges died 30th November, 1793, of the Navy Pay Office, and left two and was s. by his daughters as co-Heirs. daughters, Anne, who died unm. and

Fanny, wife of Captain Whelan. The heiress of Tiberton died 30th January, Arms—Arg. a cross sa. charged with a 1750, and was s. by her son,

leopard's face or, differenced with a martlet, FRANCIS-WILLIAM-Thomas Bridges, esq. which as appears from the foregoing pediof Tiberton, b. 10th February, 1751, who gree, and from monuments and tablets in served as high sheriff of Herefordshire in thirteen or fourteen churches, including the 1782. He married 29th July, 1785, Anne, cloisters of Westminster Abbey and Wells fifth daughter of Thomas Phillipps, esq. of Cathedral, have been for upwards of two Eaton Bishop, in that county, and had by centuries and through the branches of many her, (who wedded, secondly, Joshua Scrope, generations, borne by this family. At the esq. of Long Sutton, in Lincolnshire,) two College of Arms, however, is an ancient and daughters, his co-heirs, viz.

different bearing assigned to Brigge, or

Bridge, of Bosbury, viz. “ Arg. a bend * After the decease of Elizabeth, his wife, heiress engr, sa. charged at the dexter point with a of Tiberton, Mr. Brydges married secondly, his chapletor,” granted, probably, for some homaternal cousin, Fredwisa Taylor, (whose mother nourable exploit, but not adopted by the was a Creyghton,) and had a daughter, Elizabeth family generally, who preferred the more Creyghton Brydges, now (1837) living.

ancient ensigns.


JOHNSTONE, EDWARD, M.D. of Edgbaston Hall, in the county of Warwick, m.

first, Catherine Letitia, daughter of the Rev. Thomas Wearden, and heiress maternally of the family of Holden, of Erdington, in the same shire, and has, by her, one daugh


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He m. secondly, Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Pearson,
M.D. of Tittenhal, and has surviving issue, two sons,

EDWARD, barrister at law.
James, M.D. who m. Maria-Mary Payne, daughter of
Joseph Webster, esq. of Penns, and has one daughter,


Lineage. John Johnstone, of Mylnefield, had with the rod of oppression, which was then heavily his ancestors the Johnstones of Newby, en laid upon the necks of the vassals to the Scots joyed the barony of Mylnefield, which he | lords. He was called upon to produce the held probably from the Baron Johnstone, writings by which he held his lands : he under whose family he served in the military gave the same answer which the Scots barons expeditions to which they were frequently had formerly given to Robert Bruce, when called out in those hostile times. King the king for better reasons made the same James was hardly seated on the throne of demand. 'John of Mylnefield answered be England, when the laird of Mylnefield felt held them by his sword, but that title having

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now lost its usual value and importance, he House, Edgbaston, Warwickshire, b. was compelled to surrender his lands to the 22nd October, 1768, s. to the GalaLord Johnstone, his chief and superior. In bank estate, upon the demise of his 1624 John Johnstone purchased of John father, 28th April, 1802. He m. 26th Galloway, in Annan, the lands of Gallabank. December, 1809, Anna-Delicia, only His son and successor,

daughter of Captain George Curtis, George Johnstone, m. Agnes Graham, one of the elder brethren of the Triof Dumfries, and had a very considerable nity House, and niece of Sir William sum of money settled upon him, which Curtis, bart. By this lady he left at shews that John of Mylnefield was, for the his decease, in 1837, two daughters, times, a man of opulence. His only son,

viz. John JOHNSTONE, of Galabank, m. in 1670,

ANNA-Delicia, m. 4th June, 1829, Janet, daughter of Thomas Kirkpatrick, of

to the Rev. Walter - Farquhar Auldgirth, and had issue,

Hook, A.M. vicar of Holy TriJohn, of Galabank, whose only daugh

nity, Coventry, son of the Very ter and heiress, Janet, m. Beatty of

Rev. James Hook, D.D. dean of Millies.

Worcester, by Anne his wife, EDWARD.

daughter of Sir Walter FarThe second son,

quhar, bart. and has issue, EDWARD JOHNSTONE, m. Isabella Carlisle,

John-Johnstone Hook, b. 12th and had two sons, John and Edward : the

March, 1836. younger, Edward, was a merchant in Lon

Augusta-Agnes Hook. don, and d. s.p. The elder,

Anna-Delicia Hook.
John JOHNSTONE, S. as laird of Galabank.

Agnes-Mary, m. 24th June, 1834, He was 6.30th August, 1688, and m. in 1712,

to the Rev. Henry Clarke, A.M. Anna Ralston, and had issue,

rector of Cofton Hacket, and

chaplain to the Duke of Sussex, EDWARD, A.M. minister of Moffat, d.

fourth son of Major General Sir S. p. 1761.

William Clarke, bart.
JAMES, heir to his father.
Isabella, m. to John Murray, esq. and

Lockhart, bencher of Lincoln's Inn, m. had a daughter, Marianne, who m. to

Miss Eliza Green, of Poole, and has General Count Lockhart, of Lee, and

two sons and two daughters, viz. Carnwarth, and was mother of Ma

John, a physician at New York.

William in the East India Comtilda Lockhart, widow of Anthony Aufrere, esq. of Old Foulsham Hall,

pany's military service.


Mr Johnstone d. 12th October, 1774, and Mary.
was s. by his son,

JAMES Johnstone, M.D. of Galabank, b. Dr. Johnstone d. 28th April, 1802, and was 14th April, 1730, who m. in 1753, Hannah,

s. in the representation of the family by his daughter of Henry Crane, esq. of Kidder- son, the present EDWARD Johnstone, esg. minster, by Rebecca Taylor, his wife, and of Edgbaston Hall. had issue, JAMES, M.D. d. unm. in 1783, of jail

Arms—Arg. a saltier sa. on a chief gu.

three cushions or. fever, at Worcester. Thomas, A.M. rector of Aston Bottevil, Crest-A spur, with wings or, leather gu.

who m. Sarah Hale, and left an only MottoesNunquam non paratus, and I surviving daughter, Catherine.

make sure. EDWARD, of Edgbaston Hall.

Estates-In Warwickshire and Dumfries-
Henry, lieutenant-colonel in the army, shire.
d. unm.

Seat-Edgbaston Hall.
John, M.D., F.R.S. &c. of Monument

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WHITGREAVE, GEORGE-THOMAS, esq. of Moseley Court, in the county of

Stafford, b. 3rd August, 1787; m. 22nd July, 1814,
Amelia, sister of the Countess Mazzinghi, and daughter of
the late Benjamin Hodges, esq. of London, by Catharine,
his wife, daughter of William Reeve, esq. of Harts, in Glou-
cestershire, by whom he has had issue,

Henry-BENJAMIN-GEORGE, b. 25th October, 1816.
Francis, b. 27th September, 1819.
Alfred-Richard, b. 13th June, 1821, d. 26th May, 1837,

and was interred in the private chapel at Moseley

Joseph-Robert, b. 19th March, 1823.
Georgiana-Catherine, died in 1835, and was interred in

the private chapel at Moseley Court.
Mr. Whitgreave, who is a magistrate and deputy lieutenant
for Staffordshire, succeeded his father 19th January, 1816,
and served the office of high sheriff in 1837.*

Lineage. “It is a reverend thing,” says Bacon, “to HUMPHREY WHITGreve, esq. of Burton, see an ancient castle or building not in de- living 1 Henry VII. m. the daughter of cay, or to see a fair timber tree sound and Egerton, of Wrynhill, in the county of Chesperfect, how much more to behold an ancient ter, and was s. by his son, family which hath stood against the waves ROBERT WHITGREVE, esq. of Burton, who and weathers of time !"

wedded Margery, daughter of Thomas In that of Whitgreave precisely such a Staunford, esq. of Rowley, near Stafford, family as the philosopher contemplates and and had issue, so beautifully describes is brought immedi 1. HUMPHREY, of Burton, living in 1583, ately before us; it has endured six hundred who was seized of the manor of Great years at least in the uninterrupted posses Bridgeford, and other estates in sion of a fair estate, and the unsullied en Bradley, Ronton, and Gnosall. He joyment of a fair name, full of honour as of m. Joyce, daughter of Anthony Astyears, and immortalized by the noble deed ley, esq. of Oslow, in Staffordshire, of preserving from his ruthless pursuers the and had, with a daughter, Elizabeth, royal refugee, after the disastrous issue of wife of Walter Colman, esq. of Canthe battle of Worcester. The original abode nock, a son Robert, of Burton, living of the Whitgreaves was at Burton, near Staf in 1614, who m. first, a daughter of ford, and they possessed in early times a Skrymshire, of Aqualate, and secondly village in the vicinity of their seat, from Jane, dau. of John Erdeswicke, esq. which they derived, or to which they gave, By the latter he left several children. the name of Whitgreave.f The representa

1. THOMAS, of whom presently. tive of the family, temp. HENRY VI. was III. George.

ROBERT WhitGreve, of Burton in Staf 1. Ellen, m. to John Babinton, esq. fordshire, who died 27th of that reign, leav 11. Margaret, d. unm. ing two sons, HUMPHREY, his heir, and Tho 10. Elizabeth, m. to Ralph Bagnall, esq. mas, of Shropshire. The elder,

of Barlaston, in Staffordshire.

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* Mr. Whitgreave was the second Catholic sheriff of Staffordshire since the repeal of the penal laws. It is worthy of notice, that the clergyman who officiated as his chaplain during the shrievalty, was the Rev. Edward Huddleston, the collateral descendant of the loyal Father Huddleston, who with Mr. Whitgreave's ancestor, proved so instrumental in preserving the defeated and fugitive king (CHARLES II.) after the fatal battle of Worcester,

In 1656 Sir Thomas Whitgreave, knt, was chosen, with Sir Charles Wolseley, bart, knight of the shire for Stafford.

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