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DEBRETT'S ILLUSTRATED BARONETAGE. 255 HALKETT, Creation 1697, of Pitflrrane, Fifeshire. Good faith suffices. I live honorably. Seat Pitfirrane, Dunfermline, N.B. Sir PETER ARTHUR HALKETT, 8th Baronet; b. May 1st, 1834; s. his father, Sir JOHN, 1847 ; ed. at Cheltenham Coll. ; formerly Capt. 3rd Hussars, and of 4th Fifeshire Mounted VoL ; served in Crimean campaign 1854-5 (medal with three clasps, and Turkish and Sar- dinian medals); formerly Hon. Col. and Lieut. - Col. Comdg. 4th Brig. Scottish Div. R.A. ; is a D.L. and a J.P. for Fifeshire: m. 1856, Eliza Anna, da. of the late Capt. Richard Kirwan Hill, 52nd Regt., and has issue. rms Sable, three piles conjoined in base argent, on a chief gules a lion passant guardant. Crtst A falcon's head erased proper. upportas Two falcons proper jessed and belled or. Clubs Junior United Service, Junior Carlton. Daughters living -Adelaide Frances Helen Margaret. Madeline. Mabel. Sister living Amelia. Residence, Collateral Branches living. Granddaughters of the late John Halkett. Esq., 4th son of 4th baronet : Issue of the late Major Douglas John Thomas Halkett, b. 1816, d. 1854 : in. 1849, Charlotte Mary Beague (now of Hollam, Dulverton, Somerset), who m. 2ndly, 1856, Arthur George St. John Mildmay, Esq., who d. 1884 [see Mildmay, Bart., colls.] : Mary Katherine : in. i83r, Francis William Robertson, Esq., of Chilcote, Derbyshire, and Nether Seale Hall. Leicestershire, who d. 1882. Residences, Nether Seale Hall, Ashby-de-la-Zouche ; 22, Ovington Gardens, S. W. Issue of the late Rev. Dunbar Stewart Halkett, b. 1817, d. 1887 : in. 1847, Julia Elizabeth, who d. 1849, da. of Edward Dalhousie Rose, Esq., of Tain, Ross-shire : Katherine Euphemia. Residence, Issue of the late Gen. Sir Alexander Halkett, K.C.H., 5th son of 4th baronet, b. 17, d. 1851 : m. 18 , Georgiana Sprowel : Mary: m. 1843, Alexander Leith, Esq., and has issue living, Georgiana. Residences, Freefield, Insch, Aberdeenshire ; Glenkindie, Inverkindie, co. Aberdeen. The ist baronet, Sir Peter Wedderburne, assumed the name of Halkett in lieu of his patronymic. The 2nd baronet, Sir Peter Halkett, a Lieut.-Col. of the English troops at the battle of Gladsmuir was taken prisoner and liberated on parole. On his return the Duke of Cumberland ordered him to rejoin his regiment or forfeit his commission ; he returned for answer that, " His Royal Highness was master of his commission, but not of his honor," a reply that was approved by the Government. He went subsequently to America, and was killed in General Braddock's defeat by the Indians 1755. HALL, Creation 1687, of Dunglass, Haddingtonshire. Sir BASIL FRANCIS HALL, 7th Baronet; b. June ist, 1832 ; s. his brother, Sir JAMES, 1876 ; is a D.L. for cos. Berwick and Haddington : m. 1877, Adelaide Catherine, da. of the late Robert Kerr Elliot, Esq., of Harwood, co. Roxburgh. Vrms Azure, a chevron argent between three cranes' heads erased at the necks or. (ffrtst - A crane or, standing upon a mount vert holding in the dexter claw a stone proper. Seat Dunglass, near Dunbar, N.B. Club Hurlingham. Dat cura quietem. Vigilance ensures tran- quillity. Martin Julian, b. 1874, Agn Travellers , Turf, Carlton. Brothers living HENRY JOHN, b. Sept. 1835. Julian Hamilton, b. 1837; entered Coldstream Guards 1854, became Capt. and Lieut.- Col. 1866, Major and Col. 1877 (h.p. 1882), and Maj.-Gen. 1887 ; was A.A.G. and Q.M.G. at Horse Guards 1884-7; has commanded troops in N.W. Dist. since 1890; served in Crimean campaign 1854-5 (medal with clasp and Turkish medal) : in. 1864, Wilhelmina, da. of the late Maj.-Gen. John Fremantle, and has issue living, John Richard, b. 1865 ; is Lieut, ist Batn. Coldstream Guards, Ralph Henry Seymour, b. 1868, , Agnes Helen. Residences, Chester ; 90, Eaton Place, S.W. Clubs, Collateral Branches living. Issue of the late Capt. Basil Hall, R.N., 2nd son of 4th baronet, b. 1788, d. 1844: in. 1825, Margaret, who d. 1876, da. of Sir John Hunter : San Domenico, Malta, Charles Arbuthnot, R.N., b. 1862 ; became Lieut, i

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