DEBRETT S ILLUSTRATED BARONETAGE. ^rms Gules, in chief within an increscent an estoile of eight points argent ; in base a boar passant or ; on a canton ermine a sword erect proper, pommel and hilt gold. Crests ist, a Mame- luke mounted on a horse, and holding in his dexter hand a scimitar all proper ; 2nd, a boar's head, erased or. Supporters Dexter, a grenadier in uniform of S4th Regt. proper; sinister, the royal tiger of Tippoo Sultaun guardant vert striped or, from the neck pendent by a riband an escutcheon gules charged with an estoile of eight points within an increscent argent ; and on a scroll under the said escutcheon the word " Seringapatam." Seats Newbyth House, Prestonkirk, Haddingtonshire ; Gilmerton Grange, Edinburgh. Clubs Army and Navy, White's, Hurlingham. - Sons living DAVID, l>. May 6th, 1865; ed. at Eton; is Lieut, ist Batn. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders). - William Arthur, b. 1879. Daughters living Evelyn. - Hilda. - Mabel. Brothers living Sir John Kennedy Erskine, K.C.B., b. 1833; became Capt. 1864, Vice-Adm. 1886, and Adm. 1892 ; formerly a Naval A.D.C. to H.M. ; served in Russian war 1854-5 (Baltic medal) ; was Adm. Sup. of Naval Reserves 1885-8, and in command of Channel Squadron 1888-90 ; K..C. B. 1890. Residence, 31, Cadogan Place, S.W. Club, Army and Navy. Jonathan Peel, b. 1843 : at. 1867, Emily Diana Frances, only da. of Col. Sir George Ashley Maude, K.C'.B. [see E. De Montalt, colls.], and has issue living, Edward Ashley, R.N., b. 1870; became Lieut. 1892, Randolph Eustace Wemyss, b. 1879, Helena Emily, Alice Anne, Katrine Maclean, Mary Isabel, Diana Margaret, Georgina Marian, Constance Kennedy. Residence, Nea House, Ringwood. Sisters living Margaret (Lady Gilbert Kennedy) : m. 1851, Lord Gilbert Kennedy, brother of 2nd Marquess of Ailsa, K.T. Residence, St. Margaret's Lodge, Trafalgar Square, Chelsea, S.W. Hersey Maria Christina Elizabeth. Alice Anne (Hon. Mrs. Arthur Baillie- Hamilton) : in. 1866, the Rev. the Hon. Arthur Charles Baillie-Hamilton, son of loth Earl of Haddington. Residence, Combs Rectory, Stowmarket. Collateral Branch living (in remainder to Baronetcy). Issue of the late Capt. Wynne Baird, R.N., brother of 2nd baronet, b. 1799, d. 1835 : in. 1824, Madelina Susan, who d. 1827, da. of Lieut. -Col. Henry Andrew Cerjat (6th Inniskilling Dragoons), of Lausanne, Switzerland : Robert Henry, b. 1825 ; formerly Lieut. Rifle Brigade : in. 1853, Ella Maria, da. of George Goff, Esq., has issue living, Ro Henrietta : in. 1879, Hermann van Muyden, of Lausanne, Switzerland, Ella Sophia Mary : tit. 18 , . . , , . , ., formerly of Lausanne, and has issue living, Robert George b. 1864, Elizabeth Alice, Anne Ferdinand de Charriere de Severy, of Lausanne, Switzerland. Residence, Bellerive, Lausanne, Switzerland. Club, New Travellers'. Sir David Baird, G.C. B., the ist baronet, was a distinguished military commander. At the capture of Seringapatam he headed the storming party, and as Commander-in-Chief he captured the Cape of Good Hope. In the battle of Corunna he lost an arm. This family is a junior branch of Baird. baronet of Saughton Hall, to whose title the present Baronet of Newbyth is in remainder. Baker, Creation 1776, of Loventor, Devonshire, see Rhodes. BAKER, Creation 1796, of Dunstable House, Richmond, Surrey. Sir GEORGE SHERSTON BAKER, 4th Baronet, el. son of the late Henry Sherston Baker, Esq., grandson of 1st Baronet ; b. May iQth, 1846 ; s. his cousin, the Rev. Sir HENRY WILLIAMS, 1877; Bar. Lincoln's Inn 1871 ; elected Associate of the Institut de Droit International 1879 ; was Recorder of Helston 1886-9 > is Recorder of Barnstaple and Bideford, a J.P. for both those Boroughs, a Member of Bar Committee, and Hon. Examiner in Equity and Conveyancing to Birkbeck Insti- tution ; editor of " Halleck's International Law": m. 1873, Jane Mary, da. of the late Frederick James Fegen, Esq., R. N., C.B., of Ballinlonty, co. Tipperary, and has issue. Jims Argent, a saltire sable charged with five escallops erminois, on a chief azure a lion passant of the third. Crest A demi-lion rampant per fesse indented, erminois and pean, holding in the paws an escallop argent charged The cross is the test of with an ermine spot Residence 18, Cavendish Road, St. John's Wood, N.W. Chambers Library Chambers, Temple, E.G. Fidei coticula crux. -John Sons living DODINGTON GEORGE RICHARD SHERSTON, b. July 22nd, 1877.- Dunstan Sherston, b. 1882. Michael Frederick Sherston, b. 1884. Daughters living Mary Louisa Sherston. Henrietta Catherine Sherston. Emily Margaret Sherston. Georgiana Jane Sherston. Brothers living Robert Henry Sherston, b. 1849 ; ed. at Royal Mil. Acad., Woolwich; is Major R.A. ; served in Afghan war 1878-80 (medal), in Egyptian campaign 1882 (mentioned in despatches, and 4th class Medjidie), and in Upper Burmah 1885-6 (medal): in. 1890, Mabel, da. of Maj -Gen. Albert Henry Bamfield, of Exmouth, Devon. Clubs, Naval and Military, United Service. John Chicheley Sherston, b. 1850; formerly Capt. 3rd Batn. Duke of Cambridge's Own (Middlesex Regt.); is Major S. Wales and Severn Div. Submarine Miners, R.E. : ;. 1884, Louisa Con- stance, da. of Sir Thomas Going Bernard Dancer, 6th baronet, and has issue living, Winifred Violet Sherston. Residence, St. Winifred's, Bath. Club, Junior United Service.
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