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choll family upon the demise of his cousin, the Rev. John Nicholl. John, who resided at Caerleon, m. 6th April, 1785, Miss Mary Edwards, and d. 10th December, 1790, leaving two daughters, Mary, m. to Mr. James Hawkins, of Newport, surgeon, illegitimate son of the late Henry Montonnier Hawkins, esq. of the Gaer, and d. in 1838, leaving issue. Ann. Elizabeth, m. to William Jenkins, esq. of Trastra, Monmouthshire, and had, with other issue, a daughter, Elizabeth, wife of William Morgan, esq. of Newport. Florence, m. to Thomas, son of Walter Norman, esq. and left issue.* 3. Margaret, b. 21st October, 1698, m. to Charles, eldest son of Charles Griffith, esq. of Laneravon, Monmouthshire, and had three sons. 111. John, alive in 1663.
1 v. Richard, living in 1669. v. Thomas, living in 1669. 1. Mary. ii. Another daughter, m. to William Thomas, and had six children. Iltyd-John Nicholl, whose will dated 15th April, 1696, was proved at Llandaff 3rd November following, died in that year, and was s. by his son, ILTY.D. Nicholl, esq. of Llantwitt Major, who held the lease of the Abbots’ Rents. He m. 26th July, 1696, Mary, daughter of Edmond Lloyd, esq. and dying 8th October, 1702, aged forty-two, left three sons, Iltyd, Edmund and John. The two former died unm. The latter, The Rev. John Nicholl, of Llantwitt Major, baptized 5th May, 1703, known by the name of “Parson Nicholl,” or “Black Jack,” from his dark complexion, was rector of West Ham, in Sussex, and domestic chaplaim to the Earl of Northampton. He died without issue,t and was s. in the representation of the Nicholl family by his cousin, Willi AM Nicholl, esq. of Tymawr and the Garm, in the parish of Tredunnock, who served as high sheriff for Monmouthshire in 1775. He m. Jane, only daughter of the Rev. Gregory Perrott, and sister and heir of William Perrott, esq. of Llandegveth,t
* The issue of this marriage were two sons and two daughters,
Thomas Norman, baptized 5th June, 1765. Herbert Norman, baptized 19th February, 1770.
Ann Norman, who m. the Rev. Lewis Evans, Professor of Mathematics in the Royal Military College at Woolwich, son of the Rev. J. D. Evans, vicar of Bassaleg, in Monmouthshire, and had issue,
1. Thomas-Simpson Evans (Dr.), Professor of Mathematics at Christ's Hospital, left by Deborah Mascal, his wife, four sons and one daughter, viz. Thomas-Simpson Evans, in holy orders, who m. Jane, daughter of John Merriman, esq. Herbert-Norman Evans, M.D. who m. Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Haines, esq. of Hampstead. Arthur-Benoni Evans. Lewis Evans. Aspasia Evans. 2. Arthur-Benoni Evans, D.D. of Britwell Court; m. Ann, daughter of Captain Dickenson, R. N. of Bromblebury, Plumpstead, and has issue, Arthur, John, George, Sebastian, Anne and Emma. 3. Emma Evans, d. unm. in 1838. 4. Jane Evans, d, unm. in 1837. Florence Norman, m. to — Lewis, esq. and had two daughters, Fanny and Emma.
+ His property went, by will, to William Nicholl, esq. of Tredunnock, and at his death, without male issue, it passed to Sir John Nicholl, knt. of Merthymawr.
f The ancient family of PERROTT derived their name from Castle Perrott, in Britanny, built in 957, by William de Perrott, whose great-grandson, Sir Richard Perrott, Seigneur de Perrott in 1066, furnished William of Normandy with his quota of ships and men, accompanied the expedition to England, and settling in Somersetshire, commenced the building of a city, whose remains are north and south Perrott, between which the river Perrott rises and runs into the Severn. Sir Richard left issue by his wife, daughter of Sancho Ramyno, second king of Aragon, a son and heir, SIR STEPHEN PERRoTT, who, growing too powerful in the lands heinherited in Somersetshire, King HENRY I. called him thence, and gave him as much territory as he could conquer in South Wales, which was then in confusion. He was thus forced to leave, with regret, the infant city his father had founded; and to which he had given the name of Perrott; but not being able to contest it with Henry, he went into Gloucestershire to raise forces. Not willing, however, to lead his troops into a country of which he knew nothing, he went to Wales in disguise, in order to view the state of it, and was there struck with the beauty of the Princess Helen, daughter and sole heir of Marchin, descended from Howel Dda, King of South Wales. She was no less charmed with his graceful stature, his amiable and majestic countenance, and most wonderful brilliant and piercing eye, which commanded reverence from all that beheld it. The conquest of and by that lady, who d. 25th July, 1812, left at his decease, being buried at Caerleon, 11th December, 1813, aged seventy-seven, an only daughter and heir, the present MRs. HAwki Ns, of the Garn, &c.
Arms—Quarterly, 1st, for Nicholl, sa. three pheons arg. : 2nd, for MoRGAN, or, a griffin segreant sa...: 3rd, for Herbert, party per pale az. and gu. three lions rampant, arg.: 4th, for Perrott, gu. three pears or, on a chief arg. a demi-lion issuantsa. armed of the field. There are about fifty minor quarterings.
Estates—The Gaer and Ty Gwynn Bach, in the parish of St. Woollos; the Great House, the Garn, Cefn Henlle, and Coed y fon, in the parish of Tredunnock; Court Perrott and Green Court, in the parish of Llandegveth; Ty Captain, in the parish of Llanthewy Vach; and Ponthier, in the parish of Llangattock juxta Caerleon, all in the county of Monmouth.
Town Residence—10, Montagu Place, Montagu square.
this Princess, whom he married, gained him great part of that country, the respect and love of the people. They had issue, one son, Sir Andrew Perrott, 1. of Iystington, in Pembrokeshire, who claimed the kingdom of Wales in right of his mother, Helen, and collected a body of forces to defend his crown, but afterwards compromised the matter by having a grant of the land twenty miles round his camp; he built on the very spot where his army was encamped, a castle, which he called Herbeth or Narbeth, in Pembrokeshire, and placed there a garrison to defend his lands in the year 1112. These lands were afterwards converted into a forest, and is called the Forest of Narbeth. Sir Andrew left issue, Sir William, Lord of Iystington, and knight banneret, whose descendants continued to reside in Pembrokeshire until the heiress of the family conveyed the vast possessions into the Packington family. A younger son removed into Brecknockshire, and was ancestor of the Perrotts of that county, and also of those settled in Glamorganshire at Gellygare, one of whom, the Rev. Gregory Perrott, who had property at Gellygare, in the county of Glamorgan, and at Bedwelty, in the county of Monmouth, born A.D. 1655, rector of Llandegveth, in the county of Monmouth, died 7th Sept., 1741, aged eighty-six, and was buried in the chancell at Llandegveth, leaving (by Blanch, his wife, daughter of William Lewis, esq. of Kilvanhanghod, in Glamorganshire, who died, aged seventy, 12th April, 1729, and was buried with her husband in the chancel at Llandegveth), John, Jerome, William, Anne and Elizabeth, wife of Meredith Evans, and an eldest son and heir, the Rev. Gregory Perrott, rector of Gellygare, born in 1700, who died 28th December, 1756, aged fifty-six, and was buried in the chancel of issio. he left by Jane, his wife, daughter of — Dale, and widow of David Williams, esq."
of Llandegveth, one son and one dau. The former, William Perrott, esq. of Llandegveth, b. 11th June, 1736, died unm. 19th March, 1779, aged fortythree, and was buried in Llandegveth church, leaving his sister, Jane Perrott, his heir, who died 25th July, 1812, having m. 4th July, 1769, William Nicholl, esq. of Tredunnock, as above. Arms of Perrott, of Llandegveth; gules, three pears or, on a chief argent, a demi-lion issuant sable, armed of the field. Crest, a parrot vert, holding in his dexter claw a pear or, with two leaves vert. Motto, Amo ut invenio. The arms as well as the crest alludes to the name, pear or, a golden pear. In the reign of Elizabeth a member of this family was one of the most powerful men of his day. Sir John Perrott, Lord of Haroldston and of Langhorn, which castle he built, he was likewise Lord of Carew and its castle, in Pembrokeshire, to which he added the fine part called Castle Perrott: he was lord-deputy, lieutenant-general, and general-governor of the kingdom of Ireland, admiral of England, a lord of the privy council, knight of the bath, &c. &c. he possessed an estate of £22,000 per annum : he was m. twice; by his first wife he had a son, Sir Thomas, created a baronet, 28th June, 1611, who died before his patent was made out; by his second wife he had a son, Sir James Perrott, who garrisoned Carew and Langhorn castles with 1130 men, all at his own expence, and offered them as places of security to his sovereign when his troubles increased; he was of the king's council, and such was his affection to him for his loyalty, that he ordered a warrant for a patent, creating him Marquis of Narbeth, Earl and Viscount Carew, and Baron Perrott. After the restoration CHARLEs II. neglected this family, whose castles had been torn from them, their estates plundered, and some given to Oliver's adherents; themselves loaded with fines, and their houses and parks destroyed.
' David Williams left by Jane, his wife, a daughter, Mary Williams, who married the Rev. John Perrott, rector of Llanwarne, in the county of Monmouth.
the twelve knights who accompanied Sir Robert Fitz Hammon to the aid of Jestin ap Gurgant, king of Glamorgan, against Rhese, prince of South Wales, about the year 1090. Subsequently on the death of Rhese, Fitz Hammon, turning his forces against Jestin, and conquering his whole dominion, divided it amongst his followers. To the share of Sir Payn de Turberville, were allotted the castle and lordship of Coyty, and he confirmed his right by marrying by the heiress of the last possessor, a descendant of Jestyn ap Gurgant. Sir Payn had three sons, and was s. by the eldest, SIR SiMon TURBERville, knt. who d. s. p. and was s. by his brother, SIR GilBERT TURBERville, knt. of Coyty and Crâg Howell, who left by Agnes, his wife, a son and successor, SiR PAINTURBER ville, knt, lord of Coyty and Crâg Howell, who had two sons, viz. GYlbert, his heir, Ermerod (Sir), knt. had the lordship of Crâg Howell settled upon him. The elder son, SiR GYlbert TURBER ville, knt. lord of Coyty Castle, married Maud, daughter and heir of Morgan Garn, son of Morgan ap Cradoc ap Jestyn ap Gurgan, and was father of SIR GILBERT TURBERville, knt. lord of ty, whose son, IR Richard TURBER ville, knt. Lord Coyty, m. Agnes, daughter and heir of Sir Roger Wilcock, knt. and had two sons, PAIN" and Wilcock. The second son, Wilcock TURBER ville, esq. m. Maud, daughter and heir of Hopkin ap Howell Ychan, of Tythegstone, in Glamorganshire, and had a son, HAMONTURBER ville, esq. of Tytheyston, or Tythegstone, m. a daughter of Tomkins, of Herefordshire, and was succeeded by his Son, ToMKIN TURBERville, esq. of Tythegstone, who m. Lucy, daughter and co-heir of Sir John Norris, knt. of Penlline Castle, Glamorganshire, and left, with a daughter Gwenllian, m. to Howel Button, esq. of Dyffryn Golywch, a son and successor,
Gilbert TURBERville, esq. of Tythegstone, who m. Catherine, daughter of Thomas Bevon ap Leyson, of Brygan, and was father of JeNKIN TURBERville, esq. of Tythegstone, whose son, by his wife, a daughter of Philip Fleming, of Flemingstone, JeNKIN TURBERVILLE, esq. of Tythegstone, who m. Florence, daughter of Watkin ap Rosser ap Vychan, and had two sons, WIZ. Richard, his heir. Jenkin, who m. Alice, daughter of Christopher Mathew, esq. of Llandaff, and had issue, a daughter Alice, wife of Thomas Griffith Goch, esq. and a son, CHRistopher, of Penlline Castle, Glamorganshire, high sheriff in 1549 and 1568. His son and successor, JAMes, of Penlline Castle, had by his second wife, a daughter of Rees ap Rees, of Bridgend, two sons, 1. CHRistopher, of Penlline Castle, sheriff in 1615, who m. Mary, daughter of Sir Edward Mansell, knt. of Margam, and had two sons, Anthony, who succeeded him at Penlline Castle, and Richard, who resided at Bolston. . EDWARD, who m. Jennett, daughter and heir of Jenkin Edward, esq. of Tregement or Clemenstone, by Denis, his wife, fifth daughter and co-heir of Robert Stradling, esq. second son of Sir Edward Stradling, knt. of St. Donats Castle, and had issue.t. The elder son of Jenkin Turberville, of Tythegstone, Richard TURBER ville, esq. of Tythegstone, inherited the paternal estates, and in
* SIR PAIN Turbenville, knt. of Coyty Castle, m. Gwenllian, daughter of Sir Richard Talbot, knt. and left issue, GILBERT (Sir), knt. of Coyty Castle, whose son and heir, GILBERT (Sir), knt. of Coyty Castle, d. S. p. RICHARD (Sir), successor to his nephew as lord of Coyty Castle. He d. s. p. Catherine, m. to Sir Roger Berkroulls, knt. Margaret, m. to Sir Richard Stackpoole, knt. Agnes, m. to Sir John de la Bere, knt. Sarah, m. to Sir William Gamage, knt. who became lord of Coyty.
# The issue of Edward and Jennett were, 1. Christopher Turberville, died s. p. II. Humphrey Turberville, who inherited Treglement, or Clemenstone, at the demise of his brother. He m. Mary Rees, third sister of Charles Price, esq. and had five daughters, his co-heirs, viz. 1. MARY, m. to John Curre, esq. and had a son, John CURRE, of Clemenstone, sheriff of Glamorganshire in 1712, who m. Mary, daughter of William White, mayor of Bristol, and was father of
an ode addressed to him by the bard of Glynn Cothi, his mansion is said to be as extensive as that of Grenville, of Neath Abbey, and in point of wealth, he is classed with the house of Herbert, Earl of Pembroke. His cellars are mentioned as overstocked with the choicest wines of his own importation from Brussells, Sicily, Bordeaux, &c. He lived in the 15th century, and married Margaret, daughter of John ap Rees ap Jenkin, esq. of Glynn Nedd, by whom he had two sons,
WILLIAM CURRE, of Clemenstone, sheriff of Glamorganshire in 1766. He m. his cousin, Elizabeth, dau. of John Lewis, esq. of Penlline, and had issue, John, of Clemenstone," and of Ilton Court, near Chepstow, in Monmouthshire, who m. the dau. and co-heir of Edward Mathew, esq. and had issue. Lydia. Mary, m. David Thomas, esq. of Pwllywrach, and had issue, David, William, Robert, Lydia, and Mary. 2. MARGARET. 3. Elizabeth, m. to William John Lewis, esq. of Penlline, and had a son, John Lewis, who m. Lydia, dau. of Edward Thomas, esq. of o Glamorganshire, and had with three sons, who died unm. four daughters, Elizabeth, m. to William Curre, esq. Anne, m. to Whitlock NiM." esq. of the Ham. ary, ) 1: Moss, $ died unm. 4. JENNETT, n. to Richard Leyson. 5. Thomasis A, m. to the Rev. Thomas Franklen. 1. Cecil. 11. Mary. ' This estate is now possessed by Richard Franklen, esq.
John, of Tythegstone, whose only dau. and heir, Gwenllian, m. Watkin Loughor, esq. Thom As, of whose line we have to treat. The second son, Thomas TURBERville, esq. of Llantwit Major, Glamorganshire, m. Catherine, dau. of Thomas Bewdrip, senr. of Penmark, and widow of John Van, esq. of Marcross, Glamorganshire, and lest a son and heir, JAMEs TURBERville, esq. of Llantwitt Major, who m. first, Margaret, daughter of Morgan Gamage, esq. lord of Coyty Castle, and widow of Jenkin Thomas, esq. by whom he had a son, Thomas, his heir. He m. secondly, Agnes, daughter of Howell Carne, esq. of Nash, and had by her another Son, Edward of Sutturn, great-grandfather of Edward of Sutturn, who m. one of the daughters and co-heirs of John Carne, esq. of Ewenny, in Glamorganshire, and had a son, Richard, of Ewenny Abbey, sheriff of Glamorganshire in 1740, and M. P. for that county in 1767. He d.s.p. and settled his property upon Richard Turberville Picton, esq. of Poyston, in Pembrokeshire. James Turberville was succeeded by his elder son, Thomas TURBER ville, esq. of Llantwitt Major, who m. Elizabeth, daughter and coheir of Robert Stradling, esq. second son of Sir Edward Stradling, knt. of St. Donats Castle, (see BURRE's History of the Ertinct and Dormant Baronetcies,) and left, with a daughter, Catherine, a son and successor, EDMoND TURBER ville, esq. of Llantwitt Major, who m. Catherine, daughter and heir of Watkin Thomas John Watkin, esq. and had an only daughter and heir, Cecil, m. to Illtyd Nicholl, esq. Arms of TURBERville—Checquy or and gu, a chief erm.
FREWEN, OF ILMER AND NORTHIAM.
FREw EN, MORETON-JOHN-EDwARD, esq. of Ilmer, in Buckinghamshire,
and Northiam, in Sussex, b. 14th July, daughter of the Rev. David Jenkins, succeeded his father in December, 1831.
of Dryffrynbern, in Cardiganshire.
1794, m. 17th December, 1812, Sarah, Mr. Frewen
This is the senior branch of the ancient family of Frewen, for the early part of whose pedigree refer to Frewen of Brickwall. John FREwen, fourth son of the Rev. John Frewen, and brother of Dr. Frewen, archbishop of York, bapt. 8th February, 1595, m. 15th April, 1623, Dorothea, daughter and co-heir of Thomas Scott, of Goateley, in Northiam, and of Delmynden House, in Hawkhurst, in the county of Kent, in whose right he acquired the Goateley estate; he succeeded his father in the rectory of Northiam, to which he was presented by his brother, Thankful Frewen, in 1628. He had issue by his wife, who d. January, 1658, 1. John, born in January, died in February, 1626. 11. John, bapt. 25th December, 1626, a physician in London, m. Agnes, daughter of — Alchorne, of Bexhill, in Sussex, but had no issue. He d. in London, and was buried at Northiam, 5th May, 1659. iii. Thomas, of whom presently. iv. William, bapt. 29th November, 1635, a citizen of London, d. unm. and was buried at Northiam, 9th October, 1666. v. Samuel. 1. Mary, bapt. 21st September, 1628, m. to John Sharpe, esq. of Tenterden, in Kent. it. Elizabeth, d. an infant, September, 1635. The Rev. John Frewen died at Northiam, and was buried there, 27th January, 1654. His second surviving son, Thomas FREwen, bapt. 20th June, 1630, succeeded his father in the rectory of Northiam, of which he eventually became patron, the advowson being bequeathed to him in 1664, by Archbishop Frewen, who inhe
rited it from his next brother, Faithful Frewen. He (Thomas Frewen) also inherited, on the death of his elder brother, John Frewen, M.D. the Goateley estate, and other landed property heretofore belonging to his father, together with the lands in the parishes of Northiam, Beckley, and Pett, the possessions of his late uncle, Thankful Frewen. He m. Mary, daughter of — Evernden, of Sedlescombe, in Sussex, by whom (who survived him, and m. secondly, Rev. Richard Seamer, rector of East Guildford, in Sussex, and d. 9th January, 1721,) he had issue, Thomas, his heir. THANKFUL, in whose line the representation of the family now rests. Walter, bapt. 20th January, 1670; of Whatlington, in Sussex. He was buried at Northiam, 20th March, 1704. John, bapt. 11th April, 1672; of Lincoln's Inn, in the chapel of which he was buried, 7th April, 1733. He d. unin. Stephen, bapt. 26th February, 1677, vicar of Fairlight, in Sussex, m. Mary, daughter of — Davis, of Hawkhurst, and by her (who d. 24th December, 1705,) had issue an only daughter, Maria, b. in 1705, m. 5th October, 1729, John Calvert, merchant, of London, son of the Rev. John Calvert, of Stanwell, in Middlesex. She d. 8th July, 1730, and is buried at Stanwell. Stephen Frewen d. 18th June 1726, and is buried at Fairlight. Mary, bapt. 4th June, 1673, m. George Bishopp, of Northiam. Winifred, bapt. 22nd July, 1674, m. 22nd May, 1693, Simeon Ash, vicar of Salehurst, Sussex, where she was buried, leaving issue by him, a daughter, Pallatia, of whom hereafter. Elizabeth, d. an infant in her first year, in May, 1676. Rev. Thomas Frewen was buried at Northiam, 31st January, 1677. He was succeeded by his eldest son, Thomas FREwen, esq. of the Church House, Northiam, bapt. 17th July, 1666, m. Sarah, fifth daughter of Richard Stevens," of Culham, in the parish of Wargrave, Berkshire, and by her had issue, 1. Thomas, of whom presently. 11. Charles, bapt. 28th December, 1701,
* See anotice of this gentleman under “Frewen of Brickwall.”