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140 DEBRETT S ILLUSTRATED BARONETAGE. CROFT, Creation 1818, of Cowling Hall, Yorkshire. Sir JOHN FREDERICK CROFT, 2nd Baronet ; b. 1828 ; s. his father. .SVrJOHN, K.T.S., F.R.S.. D.C.L., 1862 ; ed. at Eton, and at Balliol Coll.. Oxford; isaJ.P.for Kent (High Sheriff 1872): m. 1856, Emma, da. of the late John Graham, Esq., of Skelmorlie Castle, Ayrshire, and has issue. $htron of Ont gibing Alternately with C. De L. F. De Laune, Esq., Newnhara V., Kent. Vrms Quarterly, indented erminois and gules, in the first quarter a lion passant-guardant of the second. &rtst A lion passant-guardant per pale, indented gules and erminois, the dexter fore paw resting on a shield argent charged with a star of the order of the Tower and Sword, j&npyorttrs Dexter, a lion guardant or, gorged with a wreath of laurel vert, there- from pendent an escutcheon gules, charged with a tower or ; sinister, a bull sable, horned crined hoofed and gorged with a wreath of laurel or, therefrom pendent an escutcheon argent, charged with the star of the order of the Tower and Sword. Seat Dodington Place, Sittingbourne, Kent. Club Farmers'. Esse quam videri. To be ratlier tlian to seem. Sons living JOHN RADCLIFFE, b. April 3 rd, 1857 ! ed " at Eto . n - Clul '< Rale 'g h Frederick Leigh, b. 1860; ed. at Eton. Residence, Karachi, India. Francis Edgar, b. 1861 ; ed. at Eton: m. 1891, Miss Zoe Bromley. Residence, 95, Mount Street, W. Club, White's. William Graham, b. 1862 ; ed. at Eton. Percy Hutton, b. 1871. Tom, b. 1878 ; is at Eton. Da.OgriterS living Constance Margaret Graham: in. 1887, Gilbert Charles Bourne, Esq., and has issue living, Robert Croft Bourne, b. 1888. Resilience, Cowarne Court, Ledbury. Gertrude Mary. Elinor Violet. Ethel Mary: HI. 1890, Hubert Hedworth Grenville Wells, Esq. [see B. Hylton]. Residence, Kingsdown House, Sittingbourne, Kent. Editha. Lucy. Jessie Mildred Graham. Sister living Marianne Radcliffe. Residence, 65, Gloucester Place, Portman Square, W. Half-Sister living Elizabeth Anne (Lady Meysey-Tliontpsoii) : in. 1843, Sir Harry Stephen Meysey-Thompson, ist baronet, who d. 1874. Residence, 45, Lennox Gardens, Pont Street, S.W. This family is of common origin with the Crofts of Herefordshire, and the Crofts of Stillington Hall, Yorkshire. The ist baronet, a Portuguese Commissioner, Knight of the Portuguese Order of the Tower and Sword, and Baron da Serra da Estrella in Portugal, did considerable service in the Peninsular war by risking his life to obtain information for the Duke of Wellington, and in distributing the British Parliamentary grant of ,100,000 for relieving the Portuguese, and was Hon. Charge d'Affaires at Lisbon 1815. CROFTON, Creation 1801, of Mohill House, Leitrim. Sir MORGAN GEORGE CROFTON, 4th Baronet, son of the late Col. Hugh Denis Croft on, el. son of 3rd Baronet ; b. April 5th, 1850 ; s. his grandfather, Sir MORGAN GEORGE, 1867 ; ed. at Eton ; formerly Cornet N. Somerset Yeo. Cav., and Lieut. Leitrim Rifles (gth Batn. Rifle Brig.) ; is a D.L. for co. Leitrim (High Sheriff" 1874). ^rms Per pale indented or and azure, a lion passant-guardant counter- changed. Cst Seven ears of wheat on one stalk proper. Seat Mohill Castle, co. Leitrim. . Residence Woodside Lodge, Marchwood, Southampton. Aunt living (daughter of 2nd Baronet) Anne Digby : m. 1836, Vice- Adm. Robert Jocelyn Otway, who d. 1884, and has issue living, Frances Margaret : m. 1865, William Clifford Bermingham-Otway-Ruthven, Esq. Residence, Castle Otway, Templederry, co. Tipperary. Dat Deus incrementum. Mother living Georgiana Lucy, da. of the late Hon. Peter Boyle de God gives the increase. Blaquiere [see B. de Blaquiere]: in. 1849, Col. Hugh Denis Crofton, who d. 1861. Residence, Woodside Lodge, Marchwood, Southampton. Collateral Branches living. Issue of the late Capt. Edward Hugh Crofton, 2nd brother of 4th baronet, b. 1854, d. 1882 : in. 18 , Julia, da. of Col. Miller, i3th Hussars: HUGH DENIS, b. 1878. Morgan George, b. 1879. Issue of the late Rev. Henry William Crofton, 3rd son of 2nd baronet, b. 17 , d. 1862 : in. ist, 18 , Marcia Anastasia, da. and coheir of Mathias Earbery, Esq., M.P. : 2ndly, 1840, Marianne Amelia, who d. 18 , da. of the Rev. James Cazalet, of Paddock, Sussex; srdly, 1852, Frances, da. of Robert .Westropp, Esq., of Fort Anne, co. Clare, she in. 2ndly, 1866, George Smith, Esq., of Dublin : George, b. 1845. James Cazalet, b. 1847 ; is Capt. and Hon. Major 3rd Bata. E. Surrey Regt. : in. 18 ; wife d. 1870. Club, Junior United Service. Edward Hugh Robert, b. 1853; formerly Lieut. 5th Lancers : in. 1885, Wilhelmina Frances Westropp Harrison, da. of the late William John Moreland, Esq., of Raheen Manor, Tomgraney, co. Clare, and has issue living, Edward Vivian Morgan, />. 1889, Mina Aileen Emily. Residence, Ballyragget House, Ballyragget, co. Kilkenny. Club, Hibernian United Service. Marianne Amelia : in. 1870, the Rev. John Joseph- Knox