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DEBRETT S ILLUSTRATED BARONETAGE. Victory lo~ses care. CLERK, Creation 1679, of Penicuik, Edinburgh. Sir GEORGE DOUGLAS CLERK, 8th Baronet; b. 1852; s. his father, Sir JAMES, 1870; ed. at Eton, and at Exeter Coll., Oxford; formerly Lieut, and Life Guards, and Capt. 3rd Batn. Roy. Scots (Lothian Regt.); is Lieut.-Col. 6th Vol. Batn. Roy. Scots (Lothian Regt.), a J.P. and a Commr. of Supply for cos. Midlothian and Peebles, and Hon. Lieut. R.N. Reserve: m. 1876, Aymee Elizabeth Georgiana, da. of Sir Robert John Milliken Napier, gth Baronet, and has issue. ^rms Or, a fesse cheeky azure and argent between two crescents in chief gules, and a boar's head couped in base sable. Crtst A demi-huntsman sounding a horn proper, ^Supporters Dexter, a naked man wreathed about the middle with an oak-branch, in the dexter hand a bow, and over his shoulder a quiver of arrows all proper; sinister, a Druid priest with a flowing beard proper, vested and hooded argent, holding in the sinister hand an oak-branch acoraed vert. Seat Penicuik House, Edinburgh. Clubs Carlton, New, Scottish Conservative. Son living GEORGE JAiMES ROBERT, b. Oct. 4 th, 1876. Sisters living Susan Edith {Lady Seton-Steuarf) : m. 1883, Sir Alan Henry Seton-Steuart, 4th baronet. Residence, Touch, Stirling. Jane Isabella Maria. Mary Elizabeth. Uncles living (sons of 6th Baronet) John, Q.C., b. 1816; Bar. Inner Temple 1841; became a Q.C. 1868; is a J.P. for Leicestershire: m. 1845, Rose Alice, da. of the late Thomas Greene, Esq., M.P., and has issue living, George Thomas, b, 1846, John Frederick (of 87, Belgrave Road, and 10, King's Bench Walk, E.G.), b. 1848; Bar. Inner Temple 1874 : m. 1884, Eleanor, da. of the late Oustavus Smith, Esq., of Goldicote [see Mordaunt, Bart., and D. Athole, colls.], and has issueJiving, Aylmer Gustavus b. 1888, Duncan, b. 1863; ed. at Radley, Helen Georgina, Mabel. Residences, Rolleston Hall, Billesdon, Leicester; 38, Parliament Street, S.W. Chambers, 10, King's Bench Walk, E.G. Henry, b. 1821; entered R.A. 1839, became Capt. 1847. Major 1858, Lieut.- Col. 1859, Col. 1864, and retired Maj.-Gen. 1872. Residence, 40, St. Ermin's Mansions, Westminster, S.W. Club, United Service. Edward, b. 1824; formerly Major Madras Cav. : nr. 1864, Alice, da. of the late T. W. Bramston, Esq., M.P., of Skreens, Essex, and has issue living, William Henry, b. 1867, Herbert Edward, b. 1871, Florence Eliza, Maud Alice. Residence, 14, Manson Place, S.W. Club, Travellers'. Alexander, b. 1828; became a Dep. Comy.-Gen. 1881, Hon. Col. 1885, Comy.-Gen. 1886 (retired 1888), and Col. (ranking as Maj.-Gen.) Army ber. Corps 1889; served in Crimea 1854-5 (medal with three clasps and Turkish medal), and in New Zealand war 1860-65 (medal : m. 1857, Edith Mary, da. of Dr. A. Buchanan, and has issue living, Hugh Edward b. 1859; is jn Public Works Depart., Madras : m. 1885, Edith, da. of the late Willoughby James B.eauchamp, Esq. [see Proctor-Beauchamp, Bart.], and has issue living, Beauchamp b. 1886, Arthur Stanley, b. 1864, Agnes Isabella: in. 1883, Andrei Williamson, Esq., of 15, Moray Place, Edin- burgh, Cecilia Mary, Isabella Edith, Dorothy Emma. Residence, Glenburnie, Bideford. Alint living (daughter of 6th Baronet) Elizabeth Harriette (Hon. Mrs. Ed-ward Elphinstone) : in. 1859, the Hon. Edward Charles Elphinstone [see B. Elphinstone]. Residence, Widow living Of 7th Baronet JANE CALVERT (Lady Clerk), da. of the late Maj.-Gen. M. Henderson, C.B. : m. 1851, Sir James Clerk, 7th baronet, who d. 1870. Residence, Penicuik House, Edinburgh. Collateral Branch living. Issue of the late George Edward Clerk, Esq., 2nd son of 6th baronet, b. 1815, d. 1875: m. 1849, Marie Louise Elizabeth, da. of Mons. Casimir Dupius, of Montreal : George Edward, b. 1850 : MI. 1875, Henrietta d'Avignon. Charles Francois, b. 1851 : m. 1873, Noemi Bertrand. Henry Joseph, b. 1856. Edmond Antoine, b. 1858. Alexander Marie Joseph, b. 1861. Jean Pip Robert, b. 1870. Marie Louise : in. 1875, Charles J. O. E. Terroux. Esq. Emily Victoria Marie. Mary Isabelle. The family is descended from John Clerk, distinguished for his loyalty and attachment to the party of Mary Stuart. His great-grandson, John, was created a baronet by Charles II. The 2nd baronet was a Baron of the Exchequer of Scotland 1707-55. The 6th baronet, a Privy Councillor, was M. P. for Edinburghshire (C) 1818-32 and 1835-7, f r Stamford 1838-47, and for Dover 1847-52, and during his political career, held office in several administrations. CLERKE, Creation 1660, of Hitcham, Buckinghamshire. Sir WILLIAM FRANCIS CLERKE, nth Baronet; b. Jan. i6th, 1856; s. his father, Sir WILLIAM HENRY, 1882; ed. at Eton, and at Ch. Ch., Oxford (B.A. 1878); Bar. Inner Temple 1881 : m. 1884, Beatrice, el. da. of the late Graham Menzies, Esq., of Hallyburton House, Coupar Angus, N.B., and has issue. ^rms Argent, on a bend gules between three pellets as many swans of the field; on a sinister canton azure a demi-ram salient of the first, and in chief two fleurs-de-lis or; over all a baton trunked. rts^ Out of a ducal coronet or, a demi-ram salient debruised of a baton proper. Seat Mertyn Hall, Flintshire. Tmim Residence 46, Lennox Gardens, S.W. Clubs Junior Carlton, Wellington. Sons living FRANCIS WILLIAM TALBOT, b. March 6th, 1886. John De Vere, b. 1889.