Page images
PDF

named was father of sir William, to whom the remainder of the titles of viscount and baron Maynard was granted in 1766. This sir WILLIAM Maynard was b. 19 April 1721, m. Charlotte, 2d da, of sir Cecil Bisshopp, of Parham, co. Sussex, bart., and dying 18 Jan. 1772, left issue by her, (who d. 16 May 1762,) 1. CHARLES, who succeeded, on the death of his cousin in 1775, to the title of viscount Maynard, and was 2d viscount. 2. HENRY, b. 30 Oct. 1758, rector of Radwinter, and vicar of Stansted, in Essex, d. May 1806, leaving issue by his wife, (who d. Aug. 1787,) 1. Harriet; 2. Susan; 3. Mary-Anne. 4. HENRY present viscount. CHARLEs, 2d viscount, was b. 9 Aug.

1751, m., 12 July 1776, mrs. Anne Horton, and dying without issue, 10 March 1824, was succeeded by his nephew, HENRY, present and 3d viscount. Heir Apparent — CHARLEs - HENRY, the viscount's only son. Creations—Baronet, 1681; Wiscount and Baron Maynard, 28 Oct. 1766. Arms—Argent a cheveron azure between . sinister hands couped at the wrist gules. Crest—A stag statant or. Supporters—Deater, a stag proper, attired or. Sinister, a talbot argent pyed sable, collared gules. Motto Manus justa nardus. The just hand is as precious ointment.

JOHN-ROBERT

TOWNSHEND, Viscount SYDNEY, of St.

Leonard's, co. Gloucester, and Baron Sydney, of Chiselhurst, co. Kent ; born 9 Aug. 1805; succeeded his father, John-Thomas, late viscount, 20 Jan. 1831; married, 4 Aug. 1832, lady Emily-Caroline Paget, da. of the SAMUEL HOOD, Viscount HOOD, of Whitley, co. Warwick, Baron Hood, of Catherington, co. Hants, Baron Hood, in the Peerage of Ireland, and a Baronet ; born 10 Jan. 1808; succeeded his grandfather, Henry, late viscount, 25 Jan. 1836; married, 27 June 1837, Mary-Isabella, da. of Richard Tibbets, of Barton Seagrave, co. Northampton, esq.

marquess of Anglesey.

Thomas Townshend (3d son of Charles, 2d viscount Townshend, by Elizabeth, his wife, only surviving da. of Thomas, lord Pelham, of Laughton, who was son and heir of sir John Pelham, bart., and of Lucy, his wife, da. of Robert Sydney, 2d earl of Leicester) was one of the tellers of the exchequer, m., 2 May 1730, Albinia, da; of colonel John Selwyn, of Matson, co. Gloucester, and d. 1781, having had issue by her, (who d. 1739,) 1. THOMAS, created viscount Sydney. 2. CHARLEs, b. 1734. 3. HENRY, lieut.-colonel in the guards, killed in Germany, 1760. 4. ALBINIA, m. George Brodrick, viscount Midleton, in Ireland. 5. MARY. Thomas Townshend, 1st viscount Sydmey, was b. 24 Feb. 1733, M.P. for the university of Cambridge, and twice secretary of state for the home department, m., 19 *. 1760, Elizabeth, eldest da. and co-h. of Richard Powys, of Hintlesham, co. Suffolk, and by her (who d. 1 May 1826) had issue 6 sons and 6 das., of whom only seven survived their infancy. 1. JOHN-THOMAS, 2d viscount. 2. WILLIAM-AUGUSTUs, b. 10 March 1776, d. 3 July 1816. 3. Sir HoftATIo-GEORGE-Powys, K.C.H., b. 6 Feb. 1780, col. in the army, and lieut.so of the Round Tower of Windsor Castle. 4. GEoRGIANA, b. 1 June 1761, housekeeper at Windsor Castle, d. unm., 12 Sept. 1835. 5. MARY-ELIZABETH, b. 2 Sept. 1762, m.

John, 2d and last earl of Chatham. 6. FRANCEs, b. 20 Feb. 1772, m. George, lord Dynevor. 7. HARRIET-CATHERINE, b. 29 Nov. 1773, m. Charles, 4th duke of Buccleuch. His lordship d. 13 June 1800, and was succeeded by his eldest son, John-Thomas, 2d viscount, ranger of St. James's and Hyde Parks, and high steward of Great Yarmouth, b. 21 Feb. 1764, m., 1st, 12 April 1790, Sophia, 3d sister of Edward, lord de Clifford, by whom (who d. 9 Nov. 1795) he had issue, 1. Sophi A - MARY, b. 16 Feb. 1792, m., § Jam. 1833, the hom. Peregrine-Francis ust. 2. MARY-ELIZABETH, b. 5 March 1794, m., 1st, 4 Oct. 1825, George-James Cholmondeley, esq., (who d. 1 Nov. 1830;) and * 9 Feb. 1832, Charles, earl of Romney. he viscount m., 2dly, 27 May 1802, lad Caroline Clements, da, of Robert, 1st ear of Leitrim, and by her (who d. 9 Aug. 1805) had issue, 3. JOHN-ROBERT, present viscount. The viscount d. 20 Jan. 1831, and was succeeded by his only son, John-Robert, present and 3d viscount. Heir Apparent— Creations—Baron, 6 March 1783; Wiscount, 11 June 1789. Arms—Azure a chevron ermine between three escallops argent; a crescent for difference, Crest—A stag statant proper. Supporters—Deater, a lion or, plain collared and chain reflexed over the back, charged on the breast with a pheon azure. Sinister,

[graphic]
[merged small][ocr errors]

ALExANDER Hood, of Mosterton, co. Dorset, esq., in which i. the Hoods possessed considerable landed property at the period of the civil wars, m. Elizabeth, da. of the rev. mr. Beach, and had issue, 1. ALExANDER, his heir. 2. ARTHUR, in holy orders, d. unm. 3. SAMUEL, father of the 1st viscounts Hood and Biti dront. 4. Elizabeth; 5. HANNAH. Alex ANDER Hood, succeeded at Mosterton, m. Anne Way, and had issue 2 sons, viz. Arthur, who sold the property of Mosterton, and d. unm. ; and SAMUEl Hood, of Kingsland, co. Dorset, m. Anne, da. of James Berne, of Westbury, eo. Wilts, esq., and had issue 3 sons, viz. 1. Arthur, lieut. of the Pomona, lost in a hurricane in the West Indies; 2. Alexander, captain, R.N., who circumnavigated the lobe with Cook, and was killed on board É. ship, the Mars, at the close of the successful action with the French ship l'Hereule, leaving issue, by Elizabeth, da. of John Periam, of Wootton Hintleigh, co. Somerset, a son, sir Alexander, who, on the death of his uncle, sir Samuel Hood, bart., and K.B., 24 Dec. 1814, succeeded to the title of bart.; 3. sir Samuel, vice-admiral of the blue, K.B., K.M.T., and M.P. for Westminster, created a bart., 13 April 1809, for a series of allant services, m., 1804, the hon. Mary-Freerica-Elizabeth Mackenzie, eldest da. and eo-h. of Francis, lord Seaforth, and d without issue 24 Dec. 1814, when the title of bart. devolved on his nephew, according to the limitation of the patent (see Debrett's New Baronetage). The rev. SAMUEL Hood, 3d son of Alexander Hood, of Mosterton, co. Dorset, and Elizabeth Beach, was vicar of Butleigh, co. Somerset, and afterwards of Thorncombe, co. Devon, m. Mary, da. of Richard Hoskins, of Beaminster, co. Dorset, and had issue by her, (who d. 10 Oct. 1766,) 1. SAMUEL, 1st viscount Hood. 2. ALExANDER, created viscount Brid: port, K.B., admiral of the red, vice-admiral of England, &c. (See BARoN Bridport, in the Peerage of Ireland.) . 3. ARTHUR-WILLIAM, in holy orders, d. 4. FLIzABETH, m. Edmund Walker, alderman of Exeter.

5. ANNE, b. 1721, d. unm. 1796. Sir SAMtool. Hood, 1st viscount Hood, G.C.B., entered early in the R.N., made a ost-captain 22 July 1756; in 1750, for his ravery in capturing the Bellona frigate, he had the honour of being introduced to his ...} king George III., by lord Anson; created a bart. of Great Britain, 19 May 1778, and, in the same year, commissioner of Ports. mouth dockyard; in 1780, promoted to the rank of admiral; received the public thanks of the kingdom for his gallant conduct in the West Indies, as an admiral, in the enfloo with the French fleet under Count e Grasse, who was defeated, and taken prisoner, 1782; created a peer of Ireland, 12 Sept; the same year, by the title of baron Hood, of Catherington; and a peer of Great Britain, 1 June 1796, by the title of viscount Hood, of Whitley, co. Warwick; the viscount m., 15 Aug. 1749, Susannah, da. of Edward Lindzee, of Portsmouth, esq., who was created a peeress of Great Britain in her own right by the title of baroness Hood, of Catherington, co. Hants, 27 March 1795, and had issue by her, (who d. 25 May 1806,) Samuel and Thomas, who both d. young: and HENRY, 2d viscount. The viscount d. 27 Jan. 1816, and was succeeded by his only son, ENRY,2d viscount, b. 25 Aug. 1753; who had, 25 May 1806, succeeded his mother, Susanna, in her own right baroness Hood, of Catherington, m., 10 Sept. 1774, Jane, da. and sole fi of Francis Wheeler, of Whitley, co. Warwick, esq., (grandson of admiral sir Charles Wheeler, knt., who was shipwrecked on the rocks of Scilly, 3d son of sir Charles

Wheeler, bart... governor of the Leeward

Islands, and M.P. for the University of Cambridge, 1661,) and had issue, 1. FRANCIs-WHEELER, b. 4 Oct. 1781, lieut.-col. 3d regt. of foot-guards, m., ii Oct. 1804, Caroline, only da. of sir AndrewSnape Hamond, bart., and was killed, 2 March 1814, in action on the heights of Aire, in France, leaving issue, 1. Caroline, b. 16 Oct. 1805, m., 25 Feb. 1834; Arthur-Francis Gregory, of Stivichall, co. Warwick, esq. 2. Henry-Grosvenor, b. 29 Sept. 1806, d. 2 March 1807. 3. SAMUEL, present viscount.

[graphic]

4. Francis-Grosvenor, capt. in the grena- || 25 April 1782. dier regt. of o 4 March 1809, 8. SELINA, b. 16 Nov. 1782, o: April

to whom, as well as to his sister Caroline, 1805, capt. Francis Mason, R.N., C.B. the wife of Arthur-Francis Gregory, esq., His lordship d. 25 Jan. 1836, and was suchis majesty was pleased to grant, by royal ceeded by his grandson, license, 10 May 1836, the same rank and SAMUEL, present and 3d viscount. precedence as if their father had succeed- Heir Apparent— ed to the title of viscount. Creations—Baronet, 19 May 1778; Baron, 5. Anna-Hamond-Frederica, b. 16 May in Ireland, 12 Sept. 1782; Baron Hood, of 1812, d. 11 May 1819. Catherington, co. Hants, 27 March 1795; and

2. SAMUEL, lord Bridport, in Ireland, b. Viscount Hood, of Whitley, co. Warwick, 7 Dec. 1788, succeeded his grand-uncle, 1 June 1796. Alexander, viscount Bridport, in the barony Arms—Azure, a fret argent; on a chief of Bridport, 3 May 1814 (see Baron Bridport, or, three crescents sable. in the Peerage of Ireland). Crest—A Cornish chough sable in front of 3. Louis A., b. 16 May 1775, d. 11 March 1776. an anchor in bend sinister or. - - 4. Louis A, b. 23 Nov. 1776, d. 12 Feb. 1777. Supporters—Derter, a merman, holding in 5. CHARLoTTE, b. 2 and d. 5 May 1778. the right hand a trident. Sinister, a mer6. SusANNAH., b. 17 May 1779, m, rev. R.- maid, holding in the left hand a lookingG. Richards, vicar of Hambledon, Hants, glass. and d. 1 Nov. 1823. Motto–Ventis secundis. With prosperous 7. ELIZABETH-HARRIET, b. 5 Oct. 1780, d. winds.

EDWARD-JERVIS JERVIS, Wiscount ST. VINCENT, of Meaford, co. Stafford, succeeded his uncle, John, earl St. Vincent, in the viscounty, 13 March 1823; took the surname and arms of JERv1s only instead of his paternal name of Ricketts, by royal sign manual, 7 May 1823; married, 1st, 29 Jan. 1790, Mary-Cassandra, da. of Thomas Twisleton, lord Say and Sele, and had issue, –1. WILLIAM-JERv1s, b. 11 April 1794, d. Jan. 1837, having m., 28 July 1815, Sophia, da. of GeorgeNorborne Vincent, esq., and by her (who d. 2 Nov. 1828) had issue, 1. Anne-Agnes, b. 14 April 1817, d. 24 July 1818; 2. Barrington-Clarges, b. 30 Oct. 1822, d. 26 March 1823; 3. Caroline-Mary-Frances, b. 1 April 1824; 4. CARNEGIE-ROBERT-JOHN, b. 12 Aug. 1825; 5. WilliamMonck, b. 25 Jan. 1827; 6. and 7. Twin das., b. 23, and d. 25 Oct. 1828; —2, ELIZA-JULIA, b. 1 Oct. 1792, d. 29 Aug. 1805; —3. MARIA, b. 29 Nov. 1796, m., 25 Oct. 1833, George Wilkie, esq., M.D. His lordship's 1st marriage was dissolved by act of parliament 1798, and he m., 2dly, Mary-Anne, 2d da. of the late Thomas Parker, of Park Hall, co. Stafford, esq., by whom he has issue;—4. John-EDw ARD ; –5. EDwARDSwy NFEN ;—and 6. MARY-ANNE.

The family of Jervis appears to have been ty, and auditor of Greenwich Hospital, m. seated at Chatkyll and Meaford.co.Stafford, Elizabeth, da: of George Parker, of Park as early as the reign of Henry VIII. John Hall, co. Stafford, esq., and d. 19 Nov. 1771, Jervis, of Chatkyll, was living 1664, and had leaving issue, issue 3 sons, 1. William, of Meaford; 2. sir l. WILLIAM, of Meaford, b. 1728, m. Jane Humfry, who was lord mayor of Dublin, only surviving sister of Thomas Hatzell, of 1682; and 3. John, who was father of Newcastle-under-Line, gent., and d. 1813,

John J.ERVIs, of Durlaston, co. Stafford, without issue; his widow d. 1817.

m., 14 July 1692, Mary, only child of John 2. John, earl St. Vincent. Swynfen, of Swynfen, co., Stafford, and d. 3. ELIZABETH, m. rev. mr. Batwell. 3 Jan. 1746, leaving issue, 1. John, ancestor 4. KATHERINE, m. Jeremiah Smith, esq. of the Jervises, of Durlaston; 2. William, 5. MARY, m., 19 April 1757, Williamrector of Steine; 3. Thomas, m, and left Henry Ricketts, of Canaan, in Jamaica, issue; 4. Benjamin; and 5. and of Longwood, co. Hants, esq., a bencher Swx NF EN JERyis, who was a bencher of of Gray's Inn, and d. 12 o; 1828, aged

the Middle Temple, counsel to the admiral- 90, having had issue by him,

[graphic]
[graphic]

1: William-Henry, b.4 Nov. 1764, capt. In 1801, he was appointed 1st lord of the adR.N., took the name of Jervis only, 1801, miralty, and 27 April in that year, was creatm., 9 Nov. 1793, Elizabeth-Jane, da. of ed viscount St. Vincent, with remainder to Richard Lambart, 6th, earl of Cavan, his two nephews, William-Henry Ricketts, (which marriage was dissolved by act of and Edward-Jervis Ricketts, and the heirs parliament, 1799, and she re-m. rev. Jo- male of their bodies successively, and failing seph Brickenden,) and was drowned by such, to his niece, Mary, countess of Norththe upsetting of his barge, 26 Jan. 1805, esk, and the heirs male of her body. His leaving issue 2 das-, 1. Martha-Honora- lordship, at the time of his death, was admiGeorgiana, b. 27 Aug. 1794, m., 1st, Osborn ral of the fleet, and §. of the marines. $o. esq., who took the name and He m., 5 June 1783, Martha, da. of sir Thoarms of Jervis only, by royal sign manual, mas Parker, lord chief baron, but by her 1823; and 2dly, 2 July 1834, lieut.-gen. sir (who d. 8 Feb. 1816) had no issue. Hislord

William Cockburn, bart.; 2. Henrietta- ship d. 13 March 1823, aged 89, when the Elizabeth-Mary, b. 5 Dec. 1795, m., 27 titles of earl of St. Vincent and baron Jervis Nov. 1817, Edmund Palmer, capt. R.N., became extinct, and his elder nephew havC.B., who d. 19 Sept. 1834. ing died without male issue, before him, 2. EDWARD - JERVIS, present vis- the viscounty devolved on his 2d nephew, Edward-JEavis, present and 2d vis

count.
3. Mary, m. William Carnegie, present | count.

the Peerage of Scotland). John Jenvis, his lordship's grandson.

John J Eavis, earl of St. Vincent, was b. Creation–Viscount St. Vincent, 27 April at Meaford, 9 Jan. 1734, entered the navy at 1801. the early age of 10 years, and obtained the , , Arms—Sable, a chevron ermine between rank of post-captain, 13 Qct. 1760. In 1782, three martlets or. on account of the well-known action be- Crest—Out of a naval coronet or, encircled tween his ship and the Pegase, French 74, round the rim by a wreath of oak vert, a he received the order of the Bath. . In 1797, demi pegasus argent, wings elevated azure, with a fleet of 15 sail of the line only, he en- and rged on the wing with a fleur-de-lis gaged and totally defeated the Spanish fleet, gold. consisting of 27 sail, 7 of which carried from su ers—Derter, an le, wings ele112 to 130 guns each, and was immediately wated, ping in the left claw a thunderelevated to the rage, by the titles of ba- bolt, all proper. Sinister, a pegasus argent, ron Jervis of Meaford, and earl of St. Vin- wings elevated azure, thereon a fleur-de-lis cent, by E. 23June 1797, taking this lat- or. ter title from the cape of that name, near Motto—Thus, which he had achieved his glorious victory.

earl of Northesk, G.C.B. (see that title in Heir Apparent – CARNEGi E-Ronent

ROBERT SAUNDERS - DUNDAS, Viscount MELVILLE, of Melville, co. Edinburgh, and Baron Dunira, co. Perth, K.T., P.C., F.R., and A.S., Lord Privy Seal in Scotland, and Register of Seisins, Chancellor of the University of St. Andrew's, and General and Vice-President of the Queen's body guard of royal archers; an elder brother of the Trinity House; born 14 March 1771; succeeded his father, Henry, the late viscount, 29 May 1811; married, 29 Aug. 1796, Anne, da. of Huck Saunders, M.D., and grand-niece and co-h. (with her sister, countess of Westmoreland) of adm. sir Charles Saunders, K.B., and has issue, 1. HENRY, b. 25 Feb. 1801, lieut.-col. 83d foot;-2. Richand. SAUNDERs, b. 11 April 1802, capt. R.N. ; –3. Rob ERT, b. 14 Sept. 1803, store-keepergeneral of the navy; 4. JANE, b. 14 April 1805; —5. CHARLEs, b. 11 Dec. 1806, in holy orders, m., 1 Aug. 1833, Louisa Maria, eldest da. of sir William Boothby, bart., and has issue, 1. a da., b. 18 May 1834; 2. a da., b. 14 Aug. 1836; 3. a da., b. 22 Sept. 1837;-6. ANNE, b. 5 Jan. 1808.

SIR Hugh DE DUNDAs, who d. in the lace, in defence of his country; the lands of

reign of king Robert Bruce, is often men- Dundas had been possessed by his ancestors tioned as companion of sir William Wal- as early as 1124, at which time, Weldere, said

[graphic]
[graphic]
[graphic]

to be son of Cospatrick, earl of Northumberland, gave those lands to his nephew, Helias, son of his brother, Hutred. These lands, with the original charter, are still in the possession of the elder branch of the Dundas family (see Baron DUNDAs). Sir JAMEs DUNDAs, of Arniston, one of the senators of the college of justice, and M.P. co. Edinburgh, who d. 1679, was the immediate ancestor of the present viscount, and also of the late sir David Dundas, K.B., commander-in-chief of the forces, and of !. sir David Dundas, of Beechwood, bart. (See Debrett's New Baronetage). His grandson, The right hon. Robert DUNDAs, of Arniston, president of the court of session, and M.P. for Mid-Lothian, m. twice, 1st, Elizabeth, da. of Robert Watson, of Muirhouse, esq., by whom he had one son, 1. Rob ERT, also lord president of the court of session, and M.P., co. Edinburgh, who, by his 1st wife, Henrietta, da. of sir James Carmichael, had issue 4 das., viz. 1. Elizabeth, m.sir John-Lockhart Ross, bart., d. June 1819. 2. Henrietta, m. Adam, 1st viscount Duncan. 3. Margaret, m. gen. John Scott, of Balcomie. 4. Anne, m. George Buchan, of Kello,

esq. § his 2d wife, Jane, da. of William Grant, esq., he had, 5. The right hon. Robert, lord chief baron of the court of exchequer in Scotland, m. Elizabeth, da, of Henry, 1st viscount Melville, and left issue, Philip, major 7th hussars, and another son. 6. Francis, a lieut.-gen. in the army, and ov. of Carrickfergus. 7. The right hon. William. 8. Philip, gov. of Prince of Wales's island, d. 1807, having m. Margaret, sister to sir David Wedderburn, of Blackness, North Britain, bart. 9. Grizel, m. Robert Colt, : 10. Janet, m., 1st, John Hamilton, esq.; and, 2dly, 8 May 1827, George Dempster, of Skibo, esq. The right hon. Robert Dundas m., 2dly, Anne, da. of sir William Gordon, of InverGordon, bart., and had issue, 2. ADAM; 3. CHARLEs; 4. Thomas; all

d. unm. 5. WILLIAM, lieut.-col. in the army, m. Mary, da. of the rev. dr. Henry Byam, of St. John's, Antigua, and had issue, 1. Anne, m. James M'Neil, esq. 2. Mary, m. major Cameron. 6. HENRY, 1st viscount Melville. The righthon. HENRY DUNDAs, 1st viscount Melville, baron of Dunira, was appointed lord-advocate of Scotland 1775; secretary of state for the home department 1791; from 1792 to 1801, president of the board of control for the affairs of India; from 1794 to 1801, secretary of state for the war department; from 1783 to 1801, treasurer of the navy; created viscount Melville 1802; first lord of the admiralty 1807.-The viscount was impeached, in 1805, by the house of commons, and after a solemn trial in Westminster Hall, was acquitted by his eers; b. 28 April 1739, m., 1st, Elizabeth, a. of David Rennie, of Melville Castle, esq., and by her had issue, I. ROBERT, present viscount. 2. E1.1zABETH, b. 12 Aug. 1766, m., May 1787, the right hon. Robert Dundas, lord chief baron of the exchequer in Scotland. 3. ANNE, b. 28 Sept. 1767, m., 1st, 13 Feb. 1786, Henry Drummond, esq., and 2dly, 18 Dec. 1798, James Strange, esq. 4. Mont AGUE, b. 29 April 1772, m., Jan. 1799, George, baron Abercromby. The viscount m., 2dly, 2 April 1793, Jane Hope, sister to James, 3d ears of Hopetoun (who m., 2dly, 16 Feb. 1814, the right hon. lord Wallace, and d. 9 June 1829). The viscount d. 29 May 1811, and was succeeded by his only son, Rob ERT, present and 2d viscount. Heir Apparent—HENRY, eldest son of the viscount. Creations—Wiscount and Baron, 24 Dec. 1802. Arms— Argent, a lion rampant gules, within a border azure, charged with three boars’ heads or. Crest—A lion's head affronté gules, encircled by a bush of holly proper, fructed gules. Supporters Derter, a tiger regardant proper. Sinister, a stag proper, attired argent. Motto—Quod potui perfeci. That which I could do, I have done.

HENRY ADDINGTON, Wiscount SIDMOUTH, of Sidmouth, co. Devon, P.C., High Steward of Westminster and Reading, Governor of the Charter House, an elder Brother of the Trinity House, Deputy Ranger of Richmond Park, F.S.A. and D.C.L., late Recorder of Devizes, sometime Secretary of State for the Home Department; born 1757; married UrsulaMary, da, and co-h. of Leonard Hammond, of Cheam, co. Surrey, esq., son of William Hammond, esq., some time representative in parliament for the

[merged small][ocr errors]
[graphic]
« PreviousContinue »