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DEBRETT'S ILLUSTRATED BARONETAGE. 333 Eyre, Esq., of Eyrecourt Castle, Ireland, and has issue living, Chatlton Dudley Forester, b. 1887, -Olga Beatrice. Louisa Ann. Residence, 41, Buckingham Mansions, S.W. Emma Victoria. Residence, 41, Buckingham Mansions, S.W. Granddaughter of the late Rev. Forester Leighton. 5th son of the late Capt. Baldwin Leighton (ante) : Issue of the late Major Forester Owen Leighton, b. 1797, d. 1876: ;. 1827, Mary, who d. 1859, da. of William Whateley, Esq., of Wandsworth, Staffordshire: Honoria Mary. Residence, 7, Park Place, Cheltenham. Grandchildren of the late Lieut. -Col. Francis Knyvett Leighton, 5th in descent from the late Lieut. -Col. Daniel Leighton, 3rd son of ist baronet: Issue of the Rev. Francis Knyvett Leighton, f).D., l 1806, d. 1881 : m. 1843, Catherine da. of the late Ven. the Hon. James St. Leger [see V. Doneraile, colls.] : Louisa Catherine Clare : tit. 1879, Major Maurice Charles O'Connell, Roy. Dublin Fusiliers, and Inspector of Gymnasia, Madras and Bombay. Caroline Alice Jane: ;//. 1875, Major Montague Cecil Broun (Lieut. -Col. Hampshire Yeo. Cav. ; formerly of i$th Hussars). Residence, The Leightons derive their name from Leighton in Shropshire, where they were seated in the izth century. They inherited, temp. Edward IV., the estates of Wattlesborough and Loton, through the Mawddwys and the Burghs by the marriage of John Leighton with a coheiress of the last-named family. The county of Salop was represented in Parliament by Richard de Leighton, A.D. 1313, and has since often been represented by members of this family. The 2nd baronet changed the residence from the ancient castle of Wattlesborough to the house at Loton, which he greatly enlarged in 1712. LEIGHTON, Creation 1886. Sir FREDERICK LEIGHTON, P.R.A., D.C.L., LL.D., D.Lit., 1st Baronet, son of the late Frederick Sep- timus Leighton, Esq. ; b. 1830 ; studied at Academies of Berlin, Florence, and Frankfort ; elected an Asso. of Roy. Acad. 1864, a R.A. 1869, and Pres. of Roy. Acad. 1878 ; Hon. D.C.L. Oxqn., and Hon. LL.D. Camb. and Edinburgh 1879, Hon. D.Lit., Dublin, 1892; is a celebrated artist, and Hon. Col. 20th Middlesex "Artists" Rifle Vol. [7th Vol. Batn., the Rifle Brig. (Prince Consort's Own)], Com. of Legion of Honour, and Associe of Institute of France, a Member of Roy. Academy of Belgium, and an Hon. Member of the Academies of Florence, Antwerp, Berlin, Rome, Genoa, and Vienna ; has Prussian Ordre pour le Merite. Dread sliaine. s^nits Quarterly : per fesse raguly or and gules ; in 2nd and 3rd quarters- a wyvern or. Crest On a staff raguly sable a wyvern or, and pendant by a chain from the neck a shield charged with flames proper. Residence 2, Holland Park Road, W. CYwAr Athenaeum, Marlborough, Garrick, Burling- ton, St. James's. Leith-Buchanan, see Buchanan. LE MARCHANT, Creation 1841, of Chobham Place, Surrey. Sir HENRY DENIS LE MARCHANT, 2nd Baronet ; b. Feb. I5th, 1839; s. his father, Sir DENIS, 1874; ed. at Eton, and at Ch. Ch., Oxford (B.A. 1862. M.A. 1863); Bar. Lincoln's Inn 1865 ; is a J.P. for Surrey ; unsuccessfully contested N. W., or Chertsey, Div.. of Surrey (L) 1885 : m. 1869, the Hon. Sophia Strutt, da. of ist Baron Belper, and has issue. g^rms Azure, a chevron argent between three owls or, legged of the second, totst Out of a ducal coronet an owl's leg erect or. Seat Chobham Place, Woking, Surrey. Town Residence 44, Pont Street, Belgrave Square, S.W. Chambers i, Paper Buildings, Temple, E.G. Clubs Brooks's, City of London. Sons living DENIS, b. June 8th, 1870. Edward Thomas, b. 1871 ; is Lieut. 3rd Batn. Roy. Fusiliers (City of London Regt.). William Gaspard, b. 1873. Herber Carey, b. 1875. Spencer Henry, /'. 1881. Daughter living Amy Frances, b. 1878. Brother living Francis Charles, b. 1843; ed. at Eton, and at Balliol Coll., Oxford (B.A. ist class Classics 1867). Residence, 2, Eaton Place West, S.W. Clubs, University, Brooks's. Sister living Helen Augusta. Residence, 2, West Eaton Place, S.W. WidOW living Of 1st Baronet SARAH ELIZA (Lady Le Marchanl), da. of Charles Smith, Esq., formerly M.P. for Westbury [see Smith, Bart., cr. 1804] : m. 1835, Sir Denis Le Marchant, ist baronet, who d. 1874. Residence, 2, Eaton Place West, S.W. The grandfather of the present baronet, Major-Gen. John Gaspard Le Marchant, a lineal descendant of Peter Le Marchant, President of the States, and Lieut. -Governor of Guernsey in the i3th century, was killed at the battle of Salamanca, while leading the heavy brigade of cavalry.