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obtained one for the Nile, he was the only captain in his majesty's service who had been honoured with three medals. He d. in 1831, when the Baronetcy became Extinct.

Arms— Ermine on a fesse.engr. az. three fleurs-de1U or, in a chief two branches of palm, in saltier vert; in base a sphinx, coachant, ppr.


John Clayton, esq. (cousin of Dr. Robert Clayton, bishop of Clogher, and brother of the Right Hon. Richard Clayton, lord-chief justice of the court of common pleas in Ireland), m. Elizabeth, daughter of the Reverend Doctor Goodwin, rector of Tankerley, in the couuty of York, by whom he had issue, Richard, his heir. Robert.

William, deceased.

John, in holy orders, rector of Evershot, m. Catharine, daughter of Edward Fisher, esq. of Skerington, in the county of Lancaster, and d. s.p. The eldest son,

Richard Clayton, esq. of Adlington Hall, in the county of Lancaster, F.A.S. consul at Naples, was created a Baronet 19th May, 1774, with remainder to the male issue (in case of failure of his own) of his father, John Clayton, esq. deceased. He m. in 1780, Anne, daughter of Charles White, esq. of Manchester, by whom he had one daughter,

Henrietta, b. 12th February, 1782; m. in 1803, to Lieutenant-General Robert Browne, who assumed the additional surname of Clayton, and had issue. Sir Richard, d. in April, 1828, and was s. by his brother,

Sir Robert Clayton, second bait, a major in the army, 6. in 1746; who m. in 1786, Christophora, daughter of the Reverend Doctor Baldwin, prebendary of Carlisle, and rector of Aldlngham, but d. s. p., when the title became extinct.


Created 1st April, 1704.—Extinct 27th Sept. 1837.


This ancient family is descended from that of D'Albini, Earls of Sussex and Barons Dutton, temp. Henry II. The present genealogy ascends to the reign of Edward IV. at which time they had large possessions in Caernarvonshire and Denbighshire, and were connected by marriage with some of the first families in the Principality. In the line of descent they stand thus: Hugh D'Albinl,Humphrey Dalbin, John Dalbin, William Dalben; this last was rector of Stan wick, in Northamptonshire, and nominated bishop of Rochester, but died before consecration. He was first cousin to David Doulben, or Dolben, rector of Hackney, and bishop of Bangor.

John Dolben, archbishop of York, prior to entering into holy orders, was a military officer, and distinguished himself upon active service during the civil wars, under the royal standard, particularly at the defence of York, where he was severely wounded. He was lord high-almoner and clerk of the closet to Charles II. and, during the prohibition of the Liturgy, was accustomed to read it in a house opposite All

Soul*' College, of which a memorial is preserved in a fine painting, by Sir Peter Lily, at Finedon, a ropy of which hangs in the hall of Christ Church, Oxford. He m. Mary, niece of Archbishop Sheldon, and was *. by his son,

i. Gilrert Dolben, one of the justices of die Court of Common Pleas in Ireland, who was created a Bi Ronet, 1st April, 1704. Sir Gilbert m. Anne, tide* daughter and co-heir of Tanfield Mulso, esq. of Fin*don, in the county of Northampton, and dying in 1721, (two years after his retirement from the bench,) was s. by his only son,

ii. The Rev. Sir John Dolben, prebendary of Dorham, 6. 12th February, 1683 4, who m. Elizabeth, second daughter of William, Lord Digby, by whom be had,

William, his successor.

Elizabeth m. to John Nicholls Raynsford, esq. ef Brixworth, in Northamptonshire, and d. hit widow in 1810.

Frances, j ,

Anne, }<»■■»"»• He d. 20th November, 1756, and was i. by his sou,

in. Sir William Dolben. This gentleman, whs represented the University of Oxford for more than thirty years in parliament, m. first, 17th May, 1*4*. Judith, daughter and sole heir of Somerset English, esq. by whom he had

John English, 4th baronet.

Anne-Juliana, d. in 1804. He wedded, secondly, 14th October, 1799, Charlotte, daughter of Gilbert Affleck, esq. of Dalham Hall, in Suffolk, and widow of John Scotchmer, esq. bat by her, who d. 12th March, 1820, had no issue. He d* 20th March, 1814, and was s. by his son,

iv. Sir John English Dolben, b. in 1750, who m. in 1779, Hannah, daughter of William Hallet, esq. of Cannons, in Middlesex, and had issue,

William Somerset, who m. Frances, daughter of
Captain Walter Saunders, and died in lair,
leaving two daughters,

Frances, m. 1st July, 1835, William Hammn
I sham Mack worth, esq. who assumed npoa
his marriage, by royal licence, the addition*!
surname and arms of Dolben.


Charlotte, m. in 1806, to the R*t. Samuel Woodfield Paul, and has issue,

Louisa. Sir English died 27th September, 1837, when the Baronetcy became Extinct. ** This remarkable p*r sonage," says a recent writer in the Gentleman's Va gazine," was much attached to classical literature and antiquities, and like his father, was a zealous supporter of the Established Church, but a sincere friend to toleration. Previously to his final retirement into the country, he lingered with much affection about the haunts of his youthful studies and amusements, being alike remarkable for his venerable department and harmless eccentricity. He was a constant visitor at the commemoration dinners at Christcfaurch, and he frequently joined the juvenile ranks at West* minster School, whom he would accompany to servicr at the Abbey, saying he was die youngest aaaon* them, beginning to count afresh from the age of seventy. He had his cards printed in black letter type, saying that he was himself'1 old English," and that was the most appropriate style for him. He carried so many small volumes about with him in hi* numerous and capacious pockets, that he appeared like a walking library; and his memory, particular!! in classical quotations, was equally richly stereiAbout 1820, he visited Italy, taking with kin Mr. C Tytler, a Scotch artist, who afterwards published a large panoramic view of Edinburgh, and also several lithographic views in Italy, in which the figure of Sir English frequently occurs."

Arms— Sa. a helmet close between three pheons arg.


Created 36th Nov. 1800.—Extinct in 1837.


This family, of considerable antiquity in Devonshire, acquired the estate of Sheepstor,in that county, by marriage with Joan, daughter and co-heir of John Scudamore, of Scudamore, whose ancestors appear to have held that place as early as the reign of Richard II.

John Elpord, of Sheepstor, son of Joan Scudamore, d. in 1517, From him descended

John Elford, of Sheepstor, b. in 1604, who had for his second wife, Anne, daughter of John Northcote, of Hnvne, in the county of Devon, by whom he had issue,

Walter, of Sheepstor, whose son John, d. s. p.

in 1748, when that line became extinct. Jonathan, of Bickham, in the county of Devon, who d. in 1600, leaving a son John, M.P. for Saltash, who d. s. p. November, 1755. William. The youngest son,

William Elpord, a merchant of Plymouth, m. Mary, daughter of John ToUard, esq. and left an only surviving sou,

John Elpord, esq. of Plymouth, who m. Jenny, daughter of Thomas Cromphorne, esq. and dying in 1732, left issue,

Jonathan, 6, in 1717, d. unm. in 1755.
Lancelot, of whom presently.
Agnes, m. to William Wyatt, esq.
Jenny, m. to Thomas Veale, esq. of Coffleet.
Lucretia, m. to the Rev. John Bedford.

Amy, d. unm.
The second son,

The Rev. Lancelot Elpord, vicar of the county of Devon, m. Grace, daughter of Alexander Wills, of Kingshridge, in the county of Devon, and (/■ in February, 1782, leaving issue, William, print baronet.

Jonathan, of Devonport, m. Mary, daughter of Henry Luxmore, esq. of Oakhampton, in the county of Devon. Jenny, m. George Leach, esq. of Plymouth. The elder son,

l. William "Ed esq. of Bickham, in the county of Devon, F.R.S. was created a Baronet, 26th November, 1800. He m. first, Mary, daughter of the Rev. John Davis, of Plympton, by whom (who d. in 1817) he had issue,

Jonathan, m. in 1810, Charlotte, only daughter and heiress of John Wynne, esq. of Abercynlleth, in the county of Denbigh, and d. s. p. 11th March, 1623. Grace-Chard. Sir William m. secondly, Mrs. Walrond, relict of Colonel Walrond, and daughter and coheiress of Humphrey Hall, esq. of Manedon, Devonshire. Sir William, who was recorderof Plymouth,rf. in 1837,when the title became Extinct.

Arms—Per pale arg. and az. a Hon rampant gu.


John Digit Powell, esq.has by Frances, his wife, five sons, viz.

John Digby Powell, b. in 1820.
Francis Newton Powell, 6. in 1822.
Samuel Cummin Powell, b. in 1824.
Frederick Charles Powell, 6. in 1826.
George Kirkham Powell, b. in 1828.


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This family was originally of the county of Somerset, and thence removed into Lincolnshire, upon the marriage of

Henry Goodricke, esq. third son of Robert Good rich, esq. of Nortingley, with a Lincolnshire heiress. Miss *S trick ford. In this county the Goodrickes flourished for six subsequent generations, until

Henry Goodricke, esq. (youngest son of William Goodricke, esq. and brother of the Right Rev. Thomas Goodricke, lord bishop of Ely, and lord-chancellor of England, temp. Edward VI.) purchased Ribstone and other estates, in the county of York, from Charles Brandon, duke of Suffolk. Mr. Goodricke m. Margaret, daughter and co-heiress of Sir Christopher Lawson, knt. of London, and dying in 1556, was s. by his eldest son,

Richard Goodricke, esq. of Ribstone, in the county of York, high-sheriff of that shire in 1570, who m. Clare, daughter of Richard Norton, esq. of Norton Conyers, and was $. by his son,

Richard Goodricke, w high-sheriff of Yorkshire in 1501. This gentleman m. Meriol, daughter of William, Lord Eure, and dying in 1601, was s. by his sun,

Sir John Goodricke. knt. who m. Jane, daughter of Sir John Saville, of Methley, in the county of York, knt-, and was .v. at his decease by his son,

i. Sir John Goodricke, knt. of Ribstone Hall. This gentleman was a great sufferer during the civil wars, having been confined first at Manchester, and then in the Tower, from whence he was fortunate enough to escape into France, where he continued to reside until the Restoration. Sir John, who was created a baronet on the 14th August, 1641, m., first, Catharine, daughter and heiress of Stephen Norcliff, esq. by whom he had a son; and,secondly, Elizabeth, Viscountess-dowager Fairfax, by whom he had another son. He was s. in 1670, by the elder.

Ii. The Right Hon. Sir Henry, lieutenant-general of the Ordnance, who rf. without issue, in 1704-5, when the title devolved upon his half-brother,

in. Sir John, whom. Sarah, daughter of Sir Richard Hopkins, knt.,M.P., serjeant-at-law, and was s. in 1705, by his eldest son,

lv. Sir Henry. This gentleman had four sons and four daughters, John, his heir. Henry.

Thomas-Francis, lieutenant-colonel in the army,
father of a daughter, Ann, and of a son,
Thomas, the last baronet,
Harry, prebendary of York, m., first, Margaret,
daughter of John Taylor, esq. of Beverley; and,
secondly, Anne, daughter and heir of Philip
Harland, esq. of Sutton Hall, in the county of
York, and relict of Charles Hoar, esq. but cf. s.
p. in 1801.

Elizabeth, d. unmarried, 1761. Sarah, m. to T. dough, esq. of Otley. Jane, m. to the Reverend Francis Wanley, D.D dean of Ripon. Sir Henry was 5. in 1738, by his eldest son,

T. Sir Juii \ . who was sworn of his Majesty's most honourable privy-council, and resided at Stockholm, as envoy-extraordinary from the court of London. Sir John represented Ripon in parliament. He m. in 1731, Mary, natural daughter of Robert Benson, Lord Biugley, and had a son,

Henry, who died v. p. Oth July, 1784, leaving
Henry, successor to his grandfather.
Harriet, m. to her cousin, Sir Thomas Good-

ricke, bart.
Mary, m. to Charles Gregory Fairfax, esq. of

Gilling Castle, in the county of York.
Elizabeth, d. 8th March, 1838.
Sir John d. in 178», and was s. by his grandson,

vi. Sir Henry, who m. Charlotte, second daughter of the Right Hon. James Fortescue, and sister of Viscount Clermont, by whom he left, at his decease, in 1820, an only son,

Vii. Sir Harry, 6. 16th September, 1797; who d. unmarried, 21st August, 1833, and was s. by his cousin,

viu. Sib Thomas, O. 24th September, 1703; who m. Harriet, daughter of Henry Goodricke, esq. but d. s. p. when the title became Extinct.

Arms—At. on fesse gu. between two lions passant guard ant sa. a fleur-de-lis or, between as many crescents of the field.


Created 20th June, 1621.—Extinct


i. Sir Thomas Palmer, knt. of Wingham, in the county of Kent, (son of Sir Henry Palmer, knt.) was created a Baronet on the 2ttth June, 1621. He m. Margaret, daughter of John Foley, Esq. of Badley, in the county of Suffolk, and had three sons:

I. Thomas (Sir), m. Margaret, daughter of Herbert Felbam, esq. and, dying before his father, left Thomas, who inherited the title. Herbert, president of Queen's College, Cambridge, d. unmarried. li. Roger (Sir), K.B. cupbearer to Henry, Prince of Wales, and to his brother Charles (afterwards King Charles I.), d. s,p. in. James (Sir,) knight of the bedchamber to King James I. and chancellor of the order of the Garter; ro., first, Martha, daughter of Sir William Garrard, of Dorney, Bucks, by whom he had a son, Philip; and, secondly, Catherine, daughter of William Herbert, Earl of Powys, and relict of Sir Robert Vaughan, and had a son,

Roger, created Earl of Castlemaine, in Ireland; m. Bj^bara Villiers, Duchess of Cleveland. Sir James was *. by his elder son, Philip (Sir,) cupbearer to King Charles © m. Phosby, daughter of Sir Henry Palmer, knt. and his youngest, but longest surviving son, Charles, succeeding to the estates of his three elder brothers, m. Jane, daughter of John Jennings, esq. and left, with other issue, in 1714,

Chaelbs, of whom hereafter-,

fifth Baronet. Pbiuf, of Richmond, Surrey, i m. Jane,daughter and sole Smi: John Thompson, esq. of ^**« den, Bucks, and left, wick* ess sons, Philip, John, and Ct»aT who all d. unmarried, two das* term, Jane, who d. unmarried. Anna, who m. James Lani esq. of Cheshunt, Herts, i had, with three dau^tm five sons, viz. l. James Landon, wlw* Margaret-Maria, cVawq ter of Admiral Sir U by Dent, but d. a. p. Madras, in 1704. Ii. Charles-Richard Lslq^j in holy orders, wte? i Caroline-Mann, dasi ter of Josiah. Harr esq. and d. in 1834, '•-" ing, with three d^ag ters, four sons, Cb*-;i Ginkell, of the Bra? Infantry; Francb-^r combe; Arthur J and Edward-Henry, holy I... in. John Landon. iv. Philip Landon. v. Samuel.of Sunbury Par ad Sir Thomas d. in 1625, and was s. by his grandson, ii. Sir Thomas Palmer, who m. Elizabeth, dau£i ter and co-heiress of Sir John Shirley, knt. of Isne« in the county of Sussex, and had six sons, and si daughters, of whom

Henry, s. to the title.

Herbert, the third son, m. Dorothy, daughter as co-heiress of John Pincheon, esq. and, dyin£ i 1700, left Thomas, who s. as fourth Barokbt. And other children. Sir Thomas suffered by his attachment to royalty ii during the civil wars, and d. in prison in 1066, when a was s. by his eldest son,

m. Sir Henry, who rf. s. p. a 1706, and vras s. l> his nephew,

iv. Sir Thomas, M.P. for the county of Kent. Tfo gentleman r.. first, Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Rsbff Marsham, of the Moat, near Maidstone, by whom t had four daughters, viz.

Margaret, d. unmarried.

Anne, »., first, Sir Brook Bridges*, hart.; awl secondly, to the Honourable Charles Fieldm* third son of Basil, fourth Earl of Denbigh. Elizabeth, m. to the Honourable Edward Finch son of Daniel, sixth Earl of Winchilsea, wl* assumed the additional surname of Hatth* and had

George Fincb-Hatton, esq. who was father of

George-william Finch-hattos, who f as ninth (and present) Earl or Wis


Mary, m. to Daniel, seventh Earl of Winchihci and ii. in 1757. Sir Thomas m., secondly, Mrs. Cox; and, thirdly, Mrs. Markham; but dying without male issue, m 1723, the baronetcy reverted to his kinsman, v. Sia Charles, of Dorney Court, (refer to <U KM *feendants of Sir Jbum Palmer, knt. third son of first *ronet.) This gentleman m. in 1729, Anne, daughter ■^ w" Richard Harcourt, esq. by whom he had, Ke*« Charles, an officer in the Honourable East India Company's military service, m. Sarah, daughter of Thomas Clack, esq. of Wallingford, and sister of Frances, Viscountess Courtenay, and, dying before his father, in the Island of Sumatra, in 1764, he left a son, Charles-harcourt, successor to his grand1 ■* father.

Harriott, m. to Dothlyn Battin, esq. Dorothy, m. to G. Bonnin, esq. '- Sir Charles d. in 1773, and was J. by bis grandson, — Ti. Sir Chaklls Harioubt, at whose decease the • - baronetcy became Dormant.

x Arms—Or, two bars, gu. each charged with three -j trefoils, ar. in chief, a greyhound, current, sa.

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Created 1671.—Extinct 1830.


This ancient family deduced its pedigree from

Gwydkr St. Aubyn, a younger brother of St. Albyn, '(as the name was anciently spelt,) of Alfoxton.^ in the - county of Somerset, who settled in Cornwall, and -c from whom descended

Geffry St. Aubyn, living temp. Henry IV. who

m. Elisabeth, daughter and heiress of Piers Kymyel,

of Clowance, in Cornwall, and was s. by his son,

■s Geffry St. Aubyn, of Clowance, whose grandson,

Thomas St. Aubyn, esq. of Clowance, was sheriff of Cornwall, 37 Henry VIII. This gentleman m. Mary, daughter of Sir Thomas Grenvile, of Stow, in Cornwall, and was s. by his only sou,

John St. Aubyn, esq. of Clowance, sheriff of Cornwall,9 Elizabeth; who m. Blanch, daughter and coheiress of Thomas Whittington, esq. and was *. by his only son,

Thomas St. Aubyn, esq. of Clowance, which seat, Carew, in his Survey of Cornwall, observes, '* is the possession and dwelling of Mr. Saintabin, whose very name, (besides the Conquest roll,) deduceth his first ancestours out of France. His grandfather married Greinville, his father one of Whittington*s heirs; which latter estate he, in a long and peaceable date of years, exercised a kinde, liberal, and never discontinued hospitality. Himself took to wife the daughter of Mallet, and with ripe knowledge, and sound judgment, dischargeth the place which he beareth in his country." This Thomas St. Aubyn was j. by his eldest son,

John St. Aubyn, esq. b. in 1610, high-sheriff of Cornwall, in the tenth year of King Charles 1. This gentleman m. Catharine, daughter of Sir John Arundel, of Trerice, and was s, by his eldest son,

John St. Adbyn, esq. of Clowance, M.P., highsheriff of Cornwall, in the thirteenth year of Charles II. This gentleman m. Catherine, daughter and heiress of Francis Godolphin, esq. of Trevenege, in the county of Cornwall, and was s. by his eldest son,t

• The Albyns, of AJ fox ton, are now represented by LangLey St. Albyn, esq. of AJ fox ton, in the county of Somerset, who m. 10th February, 1810, Frances, only surviving daughter of the Rev. Lawrence Heard Luxton, B.A., of Ash Priors, and has issue. + In the descendants of the younger sons of John St A'lhin, esq. of Clowance, hy Catherine Godolphin, bis wile, the represcntaiion of the family now rests.

i. John St. Albyn, esq. of Clowance, who was created a Baronet on the 11th December, 1671. Sir John m. Anne, daughter and co-heiress of James Jenkyn, esq. of Tresseny, in the county of Cornwall, and left, at his decease, 20th June, 1714, (with two daughters, Anne, m., first, to George Killigrew, esq.; and, secondly, to Thomas Goslyn, esq.; and Elizabeth, wife of Thomas Northmore, of Cleave, near Exeter;) an only son,

n. Sik John, who m. in 1725, Mary, daughter and co-heiress of Peter de la Hay, esq. and was s, by his eldest son,

in. Sir John, M.P. for the county of Cornwall. This gentleman m. Catharine, daughter and eventually co-heir of Sir Nicholis Morice, bart. of Wetherington, in the county of Devon; and, dying in 1744, left, (with four daughters, Catherine, who d. unmarried; Mary, wife of John Butler, esq. of Morral; Margaret, m. to Francis Bassett, esq.; and Barbara, wife of Sir John Molesworth;) an only son,

iv. Sir John, M.P. for Cornwall; who m. Miss Wingfield, and had issue, John, his heir.

Richard-Thomas, in holy orders, m. in 1813,
Frances, second daughter of the Reverend Fle-
ming St. John.
Elisabeth, m. to Henry Prideaux, esq. and rf. in

1804. Catherine, m. to the Reverend John Molesworth. Anne, m. to Robert White, esq. Dorothy, m. in 1787, to Sir Thomas-Barrett Leonard, bart. Sir John d. 12th November, 1772, (his widow m., secondly, in 1782, John Baker, esq.) and was s. by his son,

v. Sir John, F.R.S., F.S.A., F.L.S., ftc. b. in 1798, who m. 1st July, 1822, Mrs. Juliana Vinicombe; but d. without legitimate issue, 10th August, 1830, when the title became Extinct. The manor of Stoke Da marel, on which stands the town of Plymouth, was devised, subject to certain charges, to James St. Aubin, esq., of Bath: but the entailed estates of the family passed to the deceased baronet's nephew, the Rev. J. Molesworth, now of Clowance.


Created 13th June, 1666.—Extinct 1841.

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This was a younger branch of the house of Twysden of Roydon Hall, East Peckham, baronets, which changed the "y" to an "i" in the spelling of the name, for distinction merely.

l. Thomas Twisden,esq. alawyer of eminence, (second son of Sir William Twysden, first Baronet, of Peckham, by Anne, daughter of Sir Moyle Finch, bart.) having been appointed one of the judges of the court of kings-bench, was created a Baronet on the 13th June, 1C66. Sir Thomas m. Jane, daughter, of John Tomlinson, esq. and, dying in 1G83, was s. by his eldest son,

n. Sir Rooeb, who m. Margaret, daughter of Sir John Marsham, bart. and was s. at his decease, in February, 1702-3, by his only son,

in. Sir RduER. This gentleman m. Ann, daughter uf John Musters, esq. and was .«. in 1728, by his eldest son,

iv.* Sir Thomas: at whose decease, uumarried, in 1737, the title devolved upon his brother,

v. Sir RocIb, who m. Elizabeth, daughter and heiress of Edmund Watton, esq. of Addington, in the county of Kent, and widow of Leonard Bartholomew, esq. and was $. in 1772, by his eldest son,

Fi. Sir Roger. This gentleman m. Elisabeth Waldash; and, dying in 1779,left a posthumous daughter, who m. Thomas-Law Hodges, esq. of Hemsted-place, Kent. The baronetcy devolved upon his brother,

Tii. Sir Jobn-papiixon. This gentleman m. in 1782, Elisabeth, daughter of Sir Francis Geary, bait, sister of the late Sir William, and aunt of the present Sir WiUiam-Richard-PowIett Geary, by whom he left. at his decease, in 1810, an only son and successor,

Tiii. Sir John, b. in 1785, who m. 25th February, 1811, Catherine-Judith, daughter of the Reverend William Coppard, rector of Graveley, in the county of Cambridge; but by her (who d. 20th April, 1819,) he

left no issue at his decease, in 1841, when the txtfte became Extinct.

Arms—Gyronny of four ar. and gu. a saltier between four cross-croaslets, all counterchanged.


£, . CREATED 4th Oct. 1*81.—EXTIHCT


I. Sir John Frederick. Vah Freisehdorp, Lord d Kymp, in Sweden, counsellor to the king of tint country, and ambassador to Charles [1. was crested a Baronet in 1601, but of him nothing further u


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