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knt. of London.* He at. Mary, daughter of John, Viscount Scudauiore, and widow of Thomas Russell, esq. of Worcestershire, but leaving no issue at his decease (his son John having predeceased him in 1664J, was i. by his brother,

i. Ralph Lutton, esq. of Sherborne, M.P. for the county of Gloucester, who was created a Baronet by King Charles II. %tnd June, 1678. He m. first, Grisel, daughter of Sir Edward Poole, of Kemble, in the county of Wilts, and by that lady had one daughter, m. to William Green, esq. of London. Sir Ralph wedded, secondly, Mary, only daughter of Peter Berwick, M. D. to Charles II. and by her had issue, John, his heir. Ralph, if. s. p.

Anne, m. to James Naper, esq. of Loughcrew, in
the county of Meath, and had issue,
James-lennox Naper.
William Naper, d. unm.

Anne Naper, m. to Dillon Pollard, esq. of Castle Pollard, in the county of Westmeath. Mary, m. to Sir Thomas Reade, bart. of Shipton Court, in the county of Oxford, and was mother of Sir John Reade, fourth baronet, of Shipton Court, grandfather of the present Sir John Chanoos Reade. He d. about the year 1721, and was s. by his elder son, Ii. Sir Jobn Dutton, bart. who m. first, Mary, daughter of Sir Rushout Cullen, bart. of Upton, in the county of Warwick; and secondly, Mary, daughter of Francis Reck, esq. of Great Tew, in the county of Oxford, but died issueless 1st February, 1743, when the Baronetcy became Extinct; while the estates passed, under Sir John Dutton's will, to his nephew, James-lennox Naper, esq. of Loughcrew, with an injunction to assume the name and arms of DtTTON, which he complied with. He m. first, st daughter of General Ingoldsby, and by her had an only child, John, who rf. unmarried in 1771. He wedded, secondly, Jane, daughter of Christopher Bond, esq. of Newland, in Gloucestershire, and by that lady had, with younger children,

James Dutton, who inherited the English
estates, and was "of Sherborne," from
which he took the title of Baron Sher-
Borne when elevated to the peerage in
1784. (Refer to Burke's Peerage and Ba-
William Dltton, who, upon inheriting the
Irish estates, resumed the original surname
of Naper, and became "Naper of Lough-
crew." (Refer to Burke's Commoners, vol.
ii. p. 639.)

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The family of Dyer was one of considerable antiquity and influence.

Sir Richabd Dyer, knt. one of the gentlemen of the privy chamber to James I. son of Laurence Dyer, esq. and grandnephew and heir of Sir James Dyer, knt. chief-justice of the Court of Common Pleas, married Maria, daughter of Sir William Fitzwilliams, knt. some time lord deputy of Ireland, and by her, who d. in 1601, he left at his decease in 1605, with other issue, a daughter, Anne, /«. to Sir Edward Carre, knt. and a son,

Sir William Dyer, knt. of Great Stoughton, in the county of Huntingdon, living in 1613, who m. Catherine, daughter and co-heir of John Doyley, of Merton, in Oxfordshire, and had issue,





Catherine, m. to Sir Edward Coke, bart. The eldest son,

i. Ludovick Dyer, esq. of Great Stoughton, b. in 1505, was created a Baronet 8th June, 1627. He m. Elizabeth, daughter of Sir Henry Yelverton, knt. but dying without surviving issue in 1670, the title became EXTINCT.

Arms— Sa. three goats passant arg. attired or.

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* Sir Ralph Dutton's estate was sequestered in the treat rebellion, and he was forced himself to fly beyond sea; but being beaten back by adverse winds in his pas

sage from Leith to France, he was cast on Burnt Island, and died there in 1646.

France*, daughter of Sir Edward Hartop, bart. of Buckminster, in the county of Leicester, and was f. at hia decease by his grandson,

ii. Sir Richard Earlk, son and heir of John Earle, esq. who died v. p. This gentleman, having never married, was s. at his demise by his uncle,

in. Sir Richard Earls, who m. Ellena, daughter of William Welby, esq. of Denton, in Lincolnshire, and by that lady, who wedded, secondly, Edward Payne, esq. of Hough, left at bis demise, which occurred about the year 1684, a son and successor,

iv. Sir Richard Earle, at whose demise unmarried Kith August, 1607, aged twenty-four, the Baronetcy became Extinct.

Armt—Gn. a feu between three sheldrakes arg.

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This family was one of note for a considerable time in the city of London.

Gilbert East, of the parish of St. Botolph without Bishopsgate, was father of

William East, esq. of the Middle Temple, admitted 14th March, 1675, who Jr. Elizabeth, only daughter of Jeremy Gough, citizen of London, and had by her (who was buried 22nd November, 1748, at Witham, in Essex,) two sons and one surviving daughter (three other daughters died infants), viz. William, his successor.

Gilbert, of the Middle Temple, admitted 22nd
March, 1716. He was clerk of the assize for
the northern circuit, and lord of the manor of
Wenham, in Suffolk. He d. unm.
Martha, m. to Sir Philip Parker-a-Morley, bart.
and died 30th March, 1753, leaving two daugh-
Martha Parker, m. to John-Thynne Howe,

second Lord Chedworth. Elizabeth Parker, m. to James Plunket, esq. He rf. 4th March, 1726, and was buried at Witham, in Essex, in the church of which place, on the north side of the chancel, was erected a fine monument of white and grey marble, with a long Latin inscription to the memory of himself, his wife, and children. He was j. by his elder son,

William East, esq. of the Middle Temple (admitted 23rd February, 1713). This gentleman was of Hall Place, in the parish of Hurley, in the county of Berks, and of Kennington, in Surrey. He m. Anne, only daughter of Sir George Cooke, knt. of Hareneld, in Middlesex, chief prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas, and by that lady (who d. 1st April, 1762,) had issue,

William, his heir.

Anne, Hi. to Henry Norris, esq. of Hcmpstcd, in

Kent, son of Admiral Sir John Norris, knt. Elizabeth, m. to Sir Capil Molincux, bart. of Castle Dillon, in Ireland.

Mr. East was t. at his decease by his son,

i. William East, esq. of Hall Place, in the county of Berks, 6. 27th February, 1737-3, who was created a Baronet 5th June, 1766. Sir William m. 29th June, 1763, at Olveston, in the county of Gloucester, Hannah, second daughter of Henry Casmajor, esq. of Tokington, in that county, and had issue,

Gilbert, his successor, admitted of the Middle

Temple. Augustus-Henry, ft. 24th August, 1766, m. 22nd December, 1792, Caroline-Anne, eldest daughter of George Yansittart, esq. Mary, ft. 24th September, 1765. He wedded, secondly, 23th July, 1768, Miss Jackson, and had another daughter,

Mary, who m. Sir William Clayton, bart. M.P. for Great Marlow, and their second son is the present East George Clayton East, esq. of Hall Place. Sir William d. 12th October, 1810, aged eighty-three, and was s, by his son,

a. Sir Gilbert East, bart. ft. 17th April, 1764; m. Eleanor-Mary, eldest daughter of William Jolliffe, esq. but d. s. p. llth December, 1328, when the Baronetcy became Extinct. His widow m. 31st March, 1334, the Hon. John-Craven Westenra, son of Lord Rossmore.

Arms—Sa. a clicveron between three horses' heads erased arg.

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William Edwards,esq. of an ancient Welsh family, settled in Yorkshire, where he possessed about six hundred pounds a-year, and served as lieutenantcolonel in the civil wars under King Charles 1. wherein he lost his life, and his lands fell into the hands of sequestrators. He m. the sister (or aunt) of Sir Solomon Swale, of Swale Dale, in the county of York, but does not appear to have had issue. His brother,

Sia James Edwards, knt. was lord mayor of London in 1670, and lent King Charles II. thirty thousand pounds while that prince was in exile at Breda, which debt was honourably discharged after the restoration, when he received the honour of knighthood. He d. s. p. 13th February, 1600, was buried at Guildhall Chapel, London, and *. by his nephew,

I. James Edwards, esq. who was created a Baronet 7th December, 1691. Sir James was of Recdham Hall, in Norfolk, of which county he was sheriff in 1696; he was also gentleman of the privy-chamoer to the king. He m.first.a daughterof Mr.Aldcrman W'right, of York, and had

James, his successor. He wedded, secondly, Miss Howell, of Hackney, and by that lady had

Nathaniel, in holy orders, heir to his brother.


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John Eldred, esq. of Saxham,in Suffolk, (descended from a very ancient family which claimed Saxon origin) had issue, four sons and two daughters, viz.

i. Revet, his heir. Ii. John.

in. Joseph, fellow of New College, Oxon, d. s. p. iv. Henry, d. $.p.

i. Catherine, m. to Sir Samuel Try on, bart.
u. Anne, m. to Sir Robert Henley, knt.

The eldest son,

i. Sir Revet Eldred, of Saxham Magna, in Suffolk, was created a Baronet in 1041-2. He m. Anne, dau. and co-heir of John Blakey, or Blackwell, gent, of Shropshire, but by her, who wedded, secondly, Mr. Alderman Arnold, of London, had no issue. He died about 1653, and with him the Baronetcy Expired.

Or, on a bend raguly sa. three bezants.


Created 25th July, 1778.—Extinct 7th Nov. 1780.


i. John Elliott, M.D. physician to the Prince of Wales, was created a Baronet in 1778, but dying unmarried at Brocket Hall, Herts, 7th November, 1730, the title became Extinct.

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a in rage.

The name of Ellys is of old standing in the county of Lincoln, of which the parish church of Great Paunton bore evidence, that ancient structure having been erected by Anthony Ellys, esq. who had married a lady of the family of Ascough, as appeared by his and her arms, and the inscription on the tower of the church.

A younger branch of the family had formerly settled in Bedfordshire, and possessed the lordship of Norhill there, but that branch is long extinct.

Sir Thomas Ellis, who received the honour of knighthood from Queen Elizabeth, was great grandfather* of

l. Thomas Ellys, esq. of Wyham, in the county of Lincoln, who was created a Baronet 30th June, 1000, for his eminent services to the house of Stewart. Sir Thomas in. Anne, daughter of Sir John Stanhope, of Elvestan, and niece of Philip, first Earl of Chesterfield, by whom he had issue, William, his successor. John, who d. at the age of twenty-four, unm. and

lies buried in the Temple Church. Jane, m. to — Strode, esq. of Barrington, in the county of Somerset, and had a son, William Strode. Sir Thomas was s. at his decease by his son,

Ii. Sir William Ellys, bart. who inherited like*, wise a considerable estate from his uncle, Sir William Ellys, an eminent lawyer in the reign of Charles I. afterwards, temp. Charles II. attorney-general, and one of the judges of the Court of Common Pleas. The baronet m. Isabella, daughter of the Right Honourable Richard Hampden, sometime chancellor of the exchequer, and grandaughter of the celebrated John HampDen; by her he had five sons and five daughters, of whom only one son and two daughters married, viz. Richard, eldest son and heir. Anne, m. to Edward Check, esq. of Pergo. Isabella, m. to Richard Hampden. Sir William d. 6th October, 1727, aged seventy-four, and was s. by his eldest son,

Hi. Sir Richard Ellys, bart. who m. first, Elizabeth, elder daughter and co-heir of Sir Edward Hussey, bart. of Hunington, in the county of Lincoln, and secondly, Sarah, daughter and co-heir of George Gould, esq. of Ivor, in Buckinghamshire, but had no issue. He d. 14th January, 1742, when the Baronetcy became Extinct.

Arms— Gules, on a fesse, argent, between three crescents, or, as many eschallops, azure.

* Of his daughters,

Dorothy Klli>,m. William A-htu st, esq. of Ashurst, in Lancashire. Frances Ellis, m. William Savik, est), of Oxton, in Nottinghamshire.

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The first of this family upon record, William Helwism, or Elwes, wan of Askham, in the county of York. He m. the daughter of — Livesey, of Lancashire, and had issue* Edward, of Ask ham.

John, of Worlaby, in Lincolnshire, whose son, Sir
Gervase Elwaies,wrs lieutenant of the Tower,
at the time Sir Thomas Overburie died in cus-
tody there, and was executed for being privy to
his death, 1 James I. (for details see Burke's
Commoners, vol. ii. p. 404.)
Thomas, of Hubblethorpe, in Lincolnshire.
Geoffrey, of whom presently.
Mary, m. to a merchant of London.
Elizabeth, m. to — Burgh.

The youngest son,

Geoffrey Rlwks, an alderman of the city of London, married Elizabeth, daughter of Robert Gabbott, aud heir of her brother, Robert Gabbot, a merchant, in London, and by her, who d. in 1623, had, with other issue,

Jeremy, his heir, who continued the chief line, which is now represented by Robert-carey Elwis, esq. of Great Billing, in Northamptonshire. John (third son). John Elwes, the third son of alderman Geoffrey Elwes, was a citizen of London, and like his father attained the aldermanic gown. He was living in 1634, and marrying Elizabeth, daughter of Roger Hebbs, of Weybridge, in Surrey, was s. by his son.

Sir Gervase Elwes, knt. of Woodford, in Essex, who m. Frances, second daughter of Sir Robert Lee, knt. of Billeslee, in the county of Warwick, and by that lady (who wedded secondly. Sir Richard Everard, bart. of Much Waltham,) had issue, Gervase, his heir. Robert, it. unm.

Jeremy, of London, merchant, m. Miss Lee, of
London, and bad,

Catherine, m. to Mr. Soame, of London. m. to Dr. Pagitt, of Doctors' Com-
John (Sir),of Grove House, Fulham,m. Elizabeth,
daughter and co-heir of Walter Raleigh, esq. of
East Horaley, Surrey, and had a son,
William, who inherited as third baronet.

Mary, m. to Thomas Plomer, esq.

Elwes the Miser, lived to an advanced age, beyond fonr score, and died 26th November, 1769. His chief residence, prior to the decease of his ancle, was at his own seat at Man-ham; here be had two illegitimate > inherited hia great personal property, amount

Sir Gervase was s. by his eldest son,

i. Gervase Elwes, esq. of Stoke College, in the county of Suffolk, who was created a Baronet, by King Charles II. 22nd June, 1660. Sir Gervase m. Amy, daughter of Dr. Trigge, of Highworth, in Wiltshire, and had issue,

1. Trigge, who d. in his father's lifetime.
Ii. Gervase m. Isabella, daughter of Sir Thomas
Hervey, knt. of Ickworth, and sister of the
first Earl of Bristol, and dying before his
father, left at his decease,

Harvey, successor to his grandfather.
Amy, m. to Robert Meggot, esq. an eminent
brewer in the borough of South wark,
grandson of Sir George Meggot, and had

John Meggot, who assumed,in 1751,the surname of Elwes, and inherited the estates of his uncle, Sir Harvey Elwes. Anne Megoot, m. to John Timms, esq. and by him had a son, Richard Timms, lieut.-colonel royal horse guards, father of John Timms, who eventually inherited the estates of this branch of the family of Elwes. Hi. Richard, iv. John, captain in the army.

i. Amy, m. to Sir John Robinson, knt. of Denston

Hall, Suffolk. Ii. Frances, m. to Ralph Bromsall, esq. in. Elizabeth,"] iv. Rebecca, > A. unm. v. Anne, J Sir Gervase represented the county of Suffolk in parliament, and dying in May, 1705, was s. by his grandson,

ii. Sir Hervey Elwes, bart. M.F. for Sudbury, temp. Queen Anne. This gentleman, who was of most parsimonious habits, died unmarried, 18th September, 1763, bequeathing his large estates to his nephew, John Megoot, esq. who had previously assumed the additional surname of Elwes, and afterwards as "elwes The Miser," became so notorious by habits the most penurious, generosity the most disinterested, and integrity the most rigid.• The baronetcy, at the decease of Sir Harvey, devolved upon his cousin,

in. Sir William Elwes, bart. who resided in Lion Lane, Isleworth, upon a very limited income, and was buried there, 26th November, 1778. He appears to have left three sons, Henry.

_.„r "j These gentlemen proved their father's

William, I will in m9^ afler which tnere j9 no
Thomas, J Qther clue w ^ of the MnB

If these sons were legitimate, the eldest would have succeeded to the Baronetcy at the death of his father. At the decease of their mother, called Dame Johanna Elwes, formerly Bobulia, none of her kin appear to have taken out letters of administration to her effects.

Arms—Or, a bend gules, surmounted by a fesse, azure.

in» to several hundred thousand pounds; his landed property fell to his great nephew, John Timms, esq. who assumed the name of Elwes, and d. at Stoke, 29th February, 1824.

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r. Sib John Elwill, knt. of Exeter, (whose mother was heiress of Pole, of Exeter,) was created a BaroNet by Queen Anne, 25th August, 1709. He m. first, Prances, daughter of Sir John Bampfylde, bart. of Poltimore, in the county of Devon, but by that lady had no issue. Sir John m. secondly. Miss Leigh, daughter and heir of — Leigh, esq. of Egham, and had, (with two daughters, the elder married to Mr. Pinder, of London, the younger to captain Emmerly,) two sons. He d. 25th April, 1717, and was s. by his elder son,

ii. Sir John Elwill, bart. who m. Miss Style, daughter and heir of Humphrey Style, esq. of Langley, in Kent, but had no issue. He died 10th September, 1727, (his widow m. secondly, in 1730, Mr. Henry Bartlet), and was s. by his brother,

in. Sir Edmund Elwill, bart. who filled for several years the office of comptroller of Excise. He m. Anne, daughter of William Speke,esq. of Beauchamp, in Somersetshire, and dying 2nd February, 1740, was *. by his only son,

It. Sir John Elwill, bart. who wedded Selina, widow of Arthur, Earl of Raneleigh, and daughter of Peter Bathurst, esq. of Clarendon Park, Wilts, by the Lady Selina Shirley, his wife, daughter of Robert, first Earl Ferrers, and had an oDly daughter,

Selina-mary, m. first to Felton-Lionel Hervey, esq. and secondly, to the Right Honourable Sir William-Henry Fremantle, K. G. H. By her first husband she was grandmother of the present Sir Frederic H. Bathurst Hervey, bart. He died the 1st of March, 1778, and leaving no male issue, the Baronetcy became Extinct.

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proprietors, in the second year of King Egbert, A.D. 803. In several pedigrees

Hasculfusde Englkfyld, is first mentioned, as Lord of Englefyld, about the time of Canute, afterwards in the fourth year of Harold Barefoot, and again in the reign of Hardicanutb. He died temp. Edward the Confessor. This Hasculf purchased a hide of land, in Englefeld, of Hasculf de Pinkeny, to which deed Hely Englefeld, son to another Hasculf Englefeld, was witness.

Guy De Englefyld, son and heir of Hasculf, lived in the time of William the Conqueror, And was father of

Hely De Englefeld, living temp. William Rufus, who had two sons, William and Peter: the elder,

William Dr Englefeld, gave the parsonage of En* glefeld, to the abbey of Reading, Joseph being then abbot in the reign of Henry I. as appears by his deed, satis date, sealed with his seal, which deed recites that he gave the said parsonage to the said Joseph, and the convent there, and their successors, in consideration that his ancestors, in time past, had done so, long before his days. This gift of the Church of Englefeld, soon after is mentioned in a charter of King Henry II. wherein he confirms the several donations to the Abbot of Reading, but without notice of the donor's name. This William had three sons, William (Sir), who a*. *. p. Alan (Sir). Thomas. The second son, Sir Alan De Englefeld, was father of William De Englefeld, who was living in the time of Richard I. and was s. by his son, John Englefeld, of Englefeld, father of Sir William Englefeld, presumed to be the person mentioned with Geoffrey de Leuknors, in an inquisition to enquire about lands, given by King John to Margery de Lacy, to found the priory of Acornbury,in the county of Hertford, and by the name of William de Englefeld, is recorded as one of the justices itinerant for the counties of Sussex, Southampton, and Wilts, anno 1255, 30 Henry III.; and for Norfolk and Suffolk, 41 Henry III. 1262, for Bedford, Essex, Hertford, and Kent; and 47 Henry III. 1263, for Southampton and Wilts. Sir William's son and heir,

Sir John De Englefeld died in the 4th of Edward I. 1276. He was likewise Lord of Shiplake, Ascott, &c. His son and successor.

Sir William De Englefeld, died in France, in the reign of Edward I. having had issue Roger (Sir), Andrew, and William. The eldest,

Sir Rooer Db Enclbfbld, was returned one of the knights for Berkshire, in the parliament 6th Edward II. 1313, and dying 36th Edward III. 1362, left by Joan, his wife, a daughter, Alice, the wife of Mortely, and two sons, Philip (Sir), and William, the elder of whom,

Sir Phiup Db Englefeld, enjoyed the ancient inheritance, and died 3 Richard II. 1380; by Joan his wife he had three sons,

l. John (Sir), knight of the shire for Berks, 2lst Richard II. He had posterity to the third generation, but the line expiring without male issue, the estate devolved upon the descendants of his next brother. * Ii. Philip.

Hi. Nicholas, of Ricot, in the county of Oxford, comptroller of the household to Richard II. m. Jane, daughter and heir of John Clark, of Lanynton-Gernon, and d. 1st April, 1415, as appears by his epitaph in Ashdon Church,

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