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Sir John Abdy, second baronet, of Albins, succeeded his father in 1670. He m. Jane, only daughter of George Nicholas, esq. youngest son of Sir Edward Nicholas, knt. secretary of state to Charles I., (one of the ill-fated monarch's most faithful adherents), and left at his decease a daughter, JANE, m. to the Rev. Edward CRANK, and a son and successor,

SiR Robert Abby, third baronet, of Albins, whom Morant describes as “a man of deep knowledge in antiquity and natural history, a great connoisseur in medals, of which he had a fine collection ; and, what is more valuable, a true patriot, and a person of unshaken integrity, and remarkable humanity.” He was chosen M. P. for the county of Essex in 1727, and continued to represent that shire in parliament until his demise. He m. Theodosia, only daughter and heir of George Bramston, LL.D. and had, to survive youth, one son and one daughter, namely,

John, his heir.

Theodosia, m. in 1752, to the Rev. Stotherd Abdy, rector of Theydon Gernon, a younger son of Sir William Abdy, fourth baronet, of Felix Hall. She died issueless in 1758. Sir Robert died in 1748, and was succeeded by his son, Sir John Abdy, fourth baronet, of Albins, M.P. for Essex, who died unmarried 2nd April, 1759, when the BARoxercy became Extinct. He bequeathed his estates to his aunt, Mrs. Crank, for life, with remainder to Sir Anthony Thomas Abdy, bart. of Felix Hall, to the Rev. Stotherd Abdy, that gentleman's brother, and eventually, on failure of the issue of both, to Thomas, son of the Rev. Dr. Rutherford, by their sister, Charlotte Abdy. The last named devisee ultimately inherited, and, assuming the surname and arms of Abdy in 1775, became The Rev. Thomas Abby Andy, of Albins. He m. in 1778 a daughter of James Hayes, esq. of Holliport, bencher of the Middle Temple, and died in 1798, leaving issue, 1. Joh N-RUTHER for p-A Boy Hatch-Abdy, esq. of Albins, who m. Miss Hatch, daughter of Oliver Hatch, of Bromley. ii. Anthony-Abdy, captain R. N. a widower with an only son, Neville.

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1. Sir Thomas ADAMs, knt. sheriff of the city of London in 1644, and lord mayor in 1648, having suffered in the royal cause, by imprisonment in the Tower of London, and having further evinced his fidelity to his exiled sovereign by remitting to his majesty in his hour of need £10,000, was created a B.Anonet in a few days after the Restoration. Sir Thomas, although advanced in years, was deputed by the city to accompany General Monk to Breda, and to attend the exiled monarch to his restored realms. He endowed several schools, particularly that of Wem, in Shropshire, where he was born, and founded an Arabic lecture in Cambridge, of which University he had been a member. Sir Thomas died president of St. Thomas's Hospital and father of the city, 24th February, 1667, aged eighty-two, by a fall in stepping out of his coach. He m. Anne, daughter of Humphrey Mapstead, esq. of Trenton, in Essex, and was s. by his son, ii. Sir William ADAMs, who wedded first, Anne, daughter of John Rushout, esq. and sister of Sir James Rushout, bart. of Northwick, by whom he had nine sons and a daughter. The eldest son, William, died in the lifetime of his father, leaving by his wife, Mary, daughter of Sir John Maynard, and relict of Captain Butler, of Saltash, in Cornwall, (she afterwards m. Sir Rushout Cullen, bart.), an only daughter,

JANE, who wedded Sir Erasmus Norwich, bart. Sir William m. secondly, Jane, daughter of — Burnet, and widow of Alderman Allington, of London, but had no other issue. He d. in 1687, and was s. by his eldest surviving son, iii. Sir Thomas ADAMs, who d. unmar. in August, 1690, and was s. by his brother, Iv. Sir CHARLEs ADAMs. This gentleman, who was the sixth son of his father, resided at Sprowston Hall, in Norfolk. He m. Frances, one of the six daughters of Sir Francis Rolle, knt. and granddaughter of the Lord Chief Justice Rolle, but d. s. p. 12th August, 1726, when the estates passed to his niece, Jane, Lady Norwich, and the title devolved upon his only surviving brother, v. Sir Robert ADAMs, who m. first, Dorothea, daughter and co-heir of Piercy Wiseman, esq. but by that lady had no issue. He wedded, secondly, Diana —, and by her left at his decease, about the year 1754, a son and successor, v1. Sir Thomas ADAMs, Capt. R. N. who died on the Virginia station 12th April, 1770, issueless, when the BARoNETcy became Exti NCT.

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1. Sir William Air MyN, of Osgodby, in the county of Lincoln (son and heir of Sir William Airmyn, of Osgodby, and lineal descendant of Sewallis de Ayrmyn, who flourished temp. Henry III.) was created a BA RoxET in 1619. He m. first, Elizabeth, only dau. of Sir Michael Hickes, knt. of Beverstone Castle, in the county of Gloucester; and, secondly, Mary, dau. and co-heir of the Hon. Henry Talbot, fourth son of George, Earl of Shrewsbury. He died in 1651, leaving, by his first wife, a son and successor, 11. Sir William Ain MYN, of Osgodby, b. 14th July, 16??, who m. Anne, daughter and co-heir of Sir Robert Crane, bart. of Chilton, in Suffolk, and by her (who wedded, secondly, John, Lord Belasysey had daughters, his co-heirs, one of whom, ANNE, m. first, Sir Thomas Wodehouse, knt. by whom she had, with a daughter, a son, Sir John Wodehouse, bart. of Kimberley. Her ladyship m. secondly, Thomas, second Lord Crewe, of Stene, and had four daughters, viz. 1. Jewima Crewe, m. to Henry De Grey, Duke of Kent, and had issue, ANThony, Earl of Harold, summoned to parliament as Baron Lucas, of Crudwell, in 1719. He m. Lady Mary Tuf. ton, but d.s. p. in 1723. His death is mentioned as having arisen from an ear of barley which is lordship had inadvertently put into his mouth, by which he was choked. Henry, died unm. Amabel, m. to John, Wiscount Glenorchy, and hence descend the Earls DE GREY and Ripon. Jemima, m. to John, third Lord Ashham, and was grandmother of the present peer. Anne, m. to Lord Charles Cavendish. Mary, m. to Dr. Gregory, dean of Christchurch. 2. Airmyn Crewe, n. to Thomas Cartwright,esq. of Aynho, great-grandfather of the present Willi AM-Ralph CART wright, esq. of Aynho, M.P. for Northamptonshire. 3. Catherine Crewe, m. to Sir John Harpur, bart of Calke Abbey, and the great-greatgrandson of this marriage is the present Sir George CREwe, bart. of Calke Abbey. 4. Elizabeth Crewe, m. to Charles Butler, Earl of Arran. Anne, Lady Crewe, m. thirdly, Arthur, Earl of Torrington.

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ALLAN, OF KINGSGATE. Created 18th Sept. 1819.-Extinct 14th Sept. 1820.

#lineage. 1. Lieut. Col. Sir Alexander Allan, a director of the East India Company, and for some time M.P. for Berwick, was raised to the dignity of a baronet towards the close of 1819, and survived his elevation but the brief period of one year, dying issueless 14th September, 1820, aged fifty-six.

ALLEN, OF LONDON. CREATED 14th June, 1660.-Extinct 10th June, 1730.


1. Sir Thomas All EN, citizen of London, who was created a B.A.Ron ET at the Restoration, m. Elizabeth Birch, daughter of a vintner, of the same place, and died 15th December, 1690, when he was s. by his son,

11. Sir Thomas AlleN, who wedded Elizabeth Angell, but leaving no surviving issue at his decease, 10th June, 1730, the title became Extinct.

ALLEYNE, OF HATFIELD. Created 24th June 1629.-Extinct 15th Sept. 1759.

olineage. Richard Alley NE, descended from a family settled at Thaxtead, in Essex, died 23rd June, 1527, possessed of a considerable estate in the same county, leaving issue,

1. John (Sir), his heir, an eminent citizen of
London, who was Sheriff in 1518, and twice
Lord Mayor temp. HENRY VIII. (in 1525 and
1535). He was also a privy counsellor. He

d. in 1545, leaving a son and successor,
Sir Christopher ALLEYNE, knt. of the
Mote, in the county of Kent, who m. Au-
drey, daughter of Sir William Paget, first

o Lord Paget, of Beaudesert, and left a son

and heir, Charles Alley NE, esq. who sold his seat at the Mote, and was afterwards possessed of Greseley, in the county of Derby. His great grandson, John Alley NE, esq. of Greseley, who d. 8th June 1712, left with other children, who d. s. p. a daughter and heiress, Esther, b. in 1700, who m. first, Thomas Cowper, esq. and secondly, Lieut. Col. Charles Gordon. By the former she had issue, a son Thomas, who d. in infancy, and two daughters. The elder, Esther, m. Roger Wilbraham, esq. of Dorfold, but died without issue in 1740: the younger, AR Bella, m. in 1755 to John H1Ncks, esq. of Chorlton, in Cheshire, and had a son and heir, Thomas CowPER HINcks, esq. Captain in the king's dragoon guards, who m. 15th Jan. 1787, Joanna, eldest daughter of Col, Roger Morris, of York, and dying 4th March, 1819. left issue two sons,

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Joh N HINcks, esq. of Huntington, in Cheshire, Capt. Roy. Art. 11. John, of whom presently. 111. Christopher, of London. The second son, Joh N Ali.EYNE, of Thaxted, wedding Margaret, elder daughter and co-heir of Gyles Leigh, esq. of Walton Leigh, in Surrey, acquired with her the estate of Hatfield, in Essex, and had issue, John, his heir. Christopher. Giles, of Hatfield Peverell, m. Christian, daughter of John West, and had one son and three daughters, namely, John. Catherine, m. to J. Baker, esq. of Chesterford. Elizabeth, m. to Thomas Barnaby, esq. Agnes, m. to William Highman, esq. John Alleyne died 22nd June, 1558, and was succeeded by his eldest son, John Alley N.E, of Hatfield Peverell, then aged twenty years, who married thrice, and had two sons, and as many daughters, viz. EDMUND, his heir. Thomas, who m. Mary Fairclough, of Herts. Elizabeth, m. to Christopher Goldingham, esq. Mary, m. to William Coys, of North Okingdon. The elder son, EDMUND ALLEYNE, esq. of Hatfield Peverell, succeeded his father in 1752. He m. Martha, daughter and coheir of John Glasscock, esq. of Powers Hall, in Witham, and had by her, who died in 1593, one son and two daughters, viz. Edward, his heir. Elizabeth, m. to Robert Castle, esq. of East Hatley, in Cambridgeshire. Mary, m. to Henry Hall, esq. of Gratford. Mr. Alleyne died in 1616, and was s. by his son, 1. Edward Alley NE, esq. of Hatfield Peverell, aged

thirty at the period of inheritance. In 1629 he served,

as sheriff for Essex, and was created a BA Ron ET on the 24th of June in that year. He m. Elizabeth, daughter and co-heir of George Scot, esq. of Little Lees, by whom he obtained considerable landed property in Essex, and had, with two daughters, Martha, m. to the Rev. Joshua Blower Rocke, and Mary, to Robert Clive, esq. of Styche, a son, EDMUND, who died v. p. in 1633, leaving by Mary, his wife, daughter of Nicholas Miller, esq. of Wrotham, one son and one daughter, EDMUND, successor to his grandfather. Elizabeth, m. first, to John Robinson, esq. of Denston Hall, and, secondly, to Sir William Jones, attorney-general to CHARLEs II. George. Sir Edward Alleyne died in November, 1638, and was succeeded by his grandson, 11. Sir Ed MUND ALLEYNE, of Hatfield, who wedded Frances, only daughter and heir of Thomas Gent, esq. of Moyns, in Essex, and had, by her, who died in 1657, an only daughter and heiress, ARA bella, who m. first, Francis Thompson, esq. of Hambleton, in Yorkshire, and, secondly, Lord George Howard, son of Henry, Duke of Norfolk. Between the years 1715 and 1720 her ladyship conveyed her estates to Arthur Dobbs, formerly clerk to Sir John Floyer, and he enjoyed them until his decease, 1750-1, when, by a revisionary clause in Lady Arabella's will, they passed to her kinsman, Sir Edmund Alleyn.

Sir Edmund died 2nd November, 1656, when his extensive estate devolved on his daughter, while the baronetcy reverted to his uncle, 111. Sir Gloko E ALLEYNE, seated at Little Lees, in Fssex, who married three wives. By the second, Martha, daughter of Roger Jones, esq. of the county of Monmouth, he left at his decease in 1664, with other issue, a daughter, Anne, m. to Henry Freeman, esq. of Higham Ferrers, and a son and successor, 1 v. Sir George Alley NE, who m. Mercy, youngest daughter of John Cloxton, esq. of Little Waltham, and had issue, Clopton, George, Edward, who m. Mary, daughter of John or Thomas Trott, vicar of Saling Magna, and had EDM UND, successor to his uncle. Arabella, m. to the Rev. James Chalmers, M.A. vicar of Earl's Colne, and rector of Little Waltham. John, who died unmarried. Sir George d. in 1702, and was s. by his son, v. Sir Clopton All EYNE, at whose decease unm. in Sept. 1726, the title devolved on his brother, v1. Sir George Alley Nr., who also died unm. and was succeeded by his nephew, vii. Sir EDM UN D Allr. YNE, who dying nnm. 15th September, 1759, the BARoNETcy became extinct, while the estates passed to Sir Edmund's sister, ARA bella, wife of the Rev. JAMEs Chalmers. Arms—Sa. a cross potent or.

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#lineage. Robert Allin left, with two daughters, Mary, who died in 1672, the wife of Rear Admiral Uther, and Alice, of Robert Ashby, esq. an only son, 1. Advil R Al Sir Thom As A Lll N, knt. b. in 1613, who acquired and left behind the high reputation of a brave and distinguished naval officer. In consideration of his gallant exploits he was created a BA Ron ET on the 7th July, 1673, and retired then to his seat at Somerleyton, in Suffolk, which estate and manor he had purchased from Thomas Garneys, esq. great grandson of John Wentworth, who acquired them from the Jernynghams of Cossey. Sir Thomas was at different periods comptroller of the navy, captain of Sandgate Castle, and master of the Trinity House. He m, first, Alice, daughter of W. Whiting, esq. of Lowestoff, Capt. R. N. and by her had issue, Thomas, his successor. Anno, who d. 31st May, 1664, unm. aged twentyseven. Alice, m. to EDMUND ANG Uish, esq. of Moulton, in Norfolk, and had three sons, of whom, Rich ARD ANG Uish, who inherited the estates of his uncle, Sir Thomas Allin. Sir Thomas wedded, secondly, Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas Anguish, esq. of Moulton, and sister of his son-in law, but had no other issue. He d. in 1688 was interred at Somerleyton, and s. by his son, 11. Sir Thomas Allin, of Somerleyton, who m. in

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31intage. Alice Allix, younger and only surviving daughter of Admiral Sir Thomas Allin, bart. of Blundeston, espoused Edw 1 ND ANG is ish," esq. of Moulton, in the county of Norfolk, and by him had issue, 1. Rich ARD ANG wish, of whom presently. ii. Edwu ND ANG Uish, who m. Miss Mary Betts, and dying in 1708, left two sons and two daughters, viz. Thow as ANGUIsh, of Halesworth, in holy o orders, who m. Miss Mary Eling, of Beccles, and dying 23rd April, 1703, was s. by his son, Thomas ANG wish, accountant-general to the Court of Chancery, who wedded Sarah, daughter of — Henley, esq. of Docking, in Norfolk, and dying 31st December, 1785, left issue, 1. Thow. As ANG Ulsh, who inherited Sow ER LEytox and the other estates of his kinsman Sir ThoMAs ALLIN, bart. 2. George ANGUish, in holy orders, who inherited at the decease of his elder brother. 3. Charles Anguish, d. unm. 1. Catherine Anguish, who m. in 1788, Francis - Godolphin, fifth Duke of Leeds, (his grace's second duchess), and had a son, Lord Sidney - Godolphin - Osborne, and a daughter, Lady Anne-Sarah-Osborne, who m. John Whyte Melville, esq. 2. Anne Anguish. 3. Charlotte Anguish. Edmund Anguish, m. Miss Rebecca Betts.

Mary Anguish, of Beccles. Dorothy Anguish, m. to the Rev. Thomas Symonds. in Allin Anguish. The eldest son, * Richard Axcuish, esq. having inherited Sower**Tov, in Suffolk, and the other estates of his uncle, * Thomas Ailin, assumed the surname and arms of **, and was created a nanos or 14th December, * He m. Frances, only daughter of Sir Henry ****, bart of Waterstock, in the county of Ox** and had issue, Thow as, his heir. Henry, d. anm. Richard, d. unm. Ashtasr, in holy orders, who became third baronet.

Diana, m. to Thomas-Henry Ashurst, esq. of Waterstock. Sir Richard d. 19th October, 1725, and was s. by his eldest son, 11. Sir Thomas ALLIN, of Somerleyton. This gentleman was sheriff of Suffolk in 1730, and he was appointed serjeant-at-arms to the Treasury in 1733. He died unmar. 11th August, 1764, and was s. by his brother, 111. The Rev. SiR Ashcrst Alli N, rector of Blunston cum Flixton, who died 6th November, 1770, leaving a daughter, Frances, who d. unm. and a son and heir, iv. Sir Thomas ALLIN, who d. unm. in 1794, when the BARon Etcy became Exti Nct, and Somerleyton with his other estates passed to his kinsman, Thomas ANGUIsh, esq. who then became “ of Somerleyton.” He died unm. in 1810, and was s. by his brother, The Rev. George ANGUIsh, M. A. now of Somerleyton, in the county of Sussolk. (Refer to Burke's Commoners, vol. ii. p. 419).

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The family of Alston is upon record so early as the reign of Edw ARD I. when “Willi AM Alstox, of Stisted, in Essex, for want of warranty of Brockscroft, in Stisted, did grant and confirm to John de Carpenter, of Naylinghurst, so much of the better land in Stisted, except his mansion-house there. In the time of Edward III. Hugh Alston bore for arms, ‘ azure, ten stars, or, four, three, two, one ; ” which was long before coat armour was granted by patent.” John Alston, of Newton, in Suffolk, descended from the above-mentioned William, of Stisted, was father of WILLIAM Alston, of Newton, who had by Ann his wife, daughter of Thomas Symons, a son and heir, Edw A R D or EDM UND Alston, of Saxham Hall, in Newton, who m. Elizabeth, daughter of John Coleman, and had two sons, viz. Willi AM, his heir. Thomas, of Edwardston, in Suffolk, who m. first, Dorothy, daughter and co-heir of Henry Holmsted, esq. of Maplested, in Essex, and had a son, Edw ARD, his successor. He wedded, secondly, son, Thomas, of Newton, m. to Elizabeth, daughter of Thomas West, of London, and was father of

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Anguish held the manor of Moughton or Molton of the Farl of Northampton, as parcel of his lordship's manor of Format.

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