DEBRETT S ILLUSTRATED BARONETAGE. 49 Daughter living Marie Carola Franciska Roselyne. Sister living Rosanna. Collateral Branches living. Grandchildren of the late Rowland Blennerhassett, Esq., M.P., 4th son of ist baronet : Issue of the late John Blennerhassett, Esq., b. 1812, d. 1847 : in. 1844, Annabella, da. of. Richard Yielding, Esq., of Belview : Letitia. Issue of the late Richard Francis Blennerhassett, Esq., l>. 1819, d. 1854: m. 1849, Honoria,. da. of Major William Carrique Ponsonby, Esq., of Crotto, co. Kerry : Rowland Ponsonby, 6. 1850 ; ed. at Ch. Ch., Oxford ; Bar. Inner Temple 1878 ; is a J.P. for Kerry : sat as M.P. for co. Kerry (L) 1872-85, when he unsuccessfully contested N.E. Div. of Manchester : in. 1876, Mary Beatrice, da. of Walter Armstrong, Esq., and has issue, Richard Francis Ponsonby, b. 1879. Residences, 52, Hans Place, S.W. ; Kelts, co. Kerry. Clubs, Reform, Brooks's, St. James's. The ancestors of this family were long seated in Cumberland, and either gave to, or took their name from, the town of Blennerhassett in that co., and members of the family represented Carlisle in nearly every Parliament from Richard II. to James I., and have since then in almost every generation repre- sented either Kerry co. or the borough of Tralee. BLOIS, Creation 1686, of Grundisburgh Hall, Suffolk. Sir RALPH BARRETT MACNAGHTEN BLOIS, gth Baronet; b. Nov. 2ist, 1866 ; s. his father, Sir JOHN RALPH, 1888 ; is Lieut, ist Batn. Scots Guards. patron of too fitnnfls Blythburgh V., Walberswick V., Suffolk.
ns Gules, a bend vaire between two fleurs-de-lis argent. Crtsi A gauntlet proper holding a fleur-de-lis argent. Seat Cockfield Hall,Yoxford, Suffolk. Clubs Guards', Conservative, Bachelors'. Brothers living-CHARLES GODFREY, b. Dec. 2 7 th, 1867. Eardley Stuart, b. 1869 Stephen Russell, b. 1870 ; is Lieut. 4th Batn- E. Surrey Regt. Dudley George, b. 1875. Gervase Vanneck, b. 1881. Sisters living Alice Clara. Maude Beatrice. Adelaide Louisa. Je me fie en Dieu. Constance Violet Cecily Mabel. Hilda Letitia Grace. / trust in God. Aunt living (sister of 8th baronet) Clara Palmer. Widow living Of 8th Baronet ELIZA ELLEN (Lady Blots), da. of the late Capt. Alfred Chapman, R.N. m. 1865, Sir John Ralph Blois, 8th baronet, who d. 1888. Residence, Collateral Branch living. Issue of the late Lieut.-Col. William Thornhill Blois, brother of 8th baronet, b. 1841, d. 1889: m. 1874, Fanny Elizabeth, el. da. of the late William Arkwright, Esq., of Sutton Scarsdale, Derby : Eustace William, b. 1877. Ernest Pierrepont, b. 1880. Basil Frederick, b. 1881. Geoffrey Stephen, b. 1884. The name of Blois (derived from Blois, a city of France), is of antiquity in Suffolk. Galfridus de Blois held lands in Walpole, in that co. temp. Richard I. The family resided at Norton, Suffolk, till temp. King Henry VII., when they removed to Cockfield Hall, now in possession of present baronet. Zeal and honor. BLOMEFIELD, Creation 1807, of Attleborough, co. Norfolk. Sir THOMAS WILMOT PEREGRINE BLOMEFIELD, 4th Baronet; b. Dec. 3 ist, 1848; s. his father, the Rev. Sir THOMAS EARDLEY WILMOT, 1878 ; ed. at Repton School ; is a Clerk in Board of Trade, and has been Private Sec. to suc- cessive Pres. of Board of Trade [B. Stanley of Preston, and Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, Bart.] since 1886 : m. 1874, Lilias, da. of the late Major the Hon. Charles Napier [see B. Napier and Ettrick], and has issue. Anns Sable, on a chevron argent a branch of laurel between two bomb- shells fired proper ; and on a canton or, a spear's head inflamed proper- Crtst Issuant from a mural crown argent a demi heraldic tiger azure, armed and tufted or, collared argent, and holding a sword broken in the middle proper. Residence 6, The Grange, Wimbledon Common, S.W. Sons living THOMAS CHARLES ALFRED, K.N., b. June2 7 th, 1875 ; became a Midshipman 1891. Nigel Napier, b. 1877. Wilmot, b. 1878. Daughters living Lilias Marow. Nancy. Half-Brpthers living Malcolm, *. 1858 ; ed. at Repton Sch. ; formerly Lieut. 3rd Batn. King's Own (Yorkshire L.I.). Arthur Hugh, b. 1862 ; ed. at Repton Sch. 4