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DEBRETT S ILLUSTRATED BARONETAGE. ineicaiie K.ose, Jj.s.u., i.s.L. uatnenne Louisa: in. 1073, Major Frederick wmtwortn Kusscil Jones, formerly 2nd Batn. Highland L.I., and has issue living, Mabelle Frances, b. 1874, Ada, (<. 1876. Emily Helen: in. 1874, William Henry Gregg, Esq., M.B., Surg.-Maj. Bengal Civil Medical Service, of Derrydaragh, co. Longford. Residence, Aunts living (daughters of 4th Baronet) Caroline Jemima : m. 18 , John Murray, Esq. Daughters of 5th Baronet) Georgina Elizabeth : ;//. 1847, the Rev. George Turnbull. Adela : in. 1857, James Robertson Turnbull, Esq. Resides in New Zealand. Collateral Branch living. Issue of the lats Thorn --s Leslie, Esq., 3rd son of 4th baronet, b. 1800, d. 18 : in. 1839, Fennel, da. of Capt. John Grant, formerly 78th Regt. : John, b. 1840. A son, b. 18 . On the death of the 2nd baronet the baronetcy reverted to his uncle, William, 2nd son of the ist baronet, but he declined to assume the title as the Wardis estates did not atcJmpany it. He is said to have had four sons, each of whom died without issue. The baronetcy remained dormant for many vears, until it was assumed by John Leslie, Esq., who was 4th in descent from Norman, the 3rd son of the ist baronet. The baronetcy is stated to have been conferred with remainder to heirs male whatsoever. LESLIE, Creation 1876, of Glasslough, co. Monaghan. Sir JOHN LESLIE, ist Baronet, son of the late Charles Powell Leslie, Esq., M.P. ; b. Dec. i6th, 1822 ; ed. at Harrow, and at Ch. Ch., Oxford (B.A. 1842) ; served in Life Guards 1843-50 ; is a J.P. and a D.L. for cos. Donegal and Monaghan; sat as M.P. for co. Monaghan (C) 1871-80. and was defeated there 1880 ; unsuccessfully contested N, Div. of co. Monaghan 1885 and 1886: m. 1856, Lady Constance Wilhelmina Frances, sister of 4th Eail of Portarlington, and has issue. JVnns Quarterly, ist and 4th argent, on a bend azure between two holly eaves vert, three buckles or ; and and 3rd or, a lion rampant gules, debruised by a ribbon sable. Cst A griffin's head erased gules. Seat Glasslough, co. Monaghan. Town Residence n, Stratford Place, W. Clubs Carlton, White's, Travellers', Athenaeum. Grf/> fast. Son living JOHN, b. Aug. 7th, 1857; formerly Lieut. Grenadier Guards; is Capt. 5th Batn. Princess Victoria's (Roy. Irish Fusiliers) ; served in Egyptian Expedition 1882 (medal with clasp, bronze star) : tit. 1884, Leonie Blanche, da. of the late Leonard Jerome, Esq., of New York, and has issue living, John Randolph, b. 1885, Norman Jerome Beachamp, d. 1885, William Seymour f>. 1889. Residence, 53, Seymour Street, Portman Square, W. Clubs, Guards , Turf. Daughters living Mary. Constance Christina : in. 1881, Edward Stanley Hope, Esq. [see E. Hopetoun, coils. J. Residence, 102, Gloucester Place, W. Theodosia : m. 1885, Capt. Josceline Fitzroy Bagot, M.P. [see B. Bagot, colls.]. Residence, Levens Hall, Milnthorpe, Westmoreland. Olive Louisa Blanche. Brother living Thomas SLINGSBY, b. 1829; formerly Capt. Royal Horse Guards ; is a J.P. and D.L. for W.R. of York; assumed the surname of Slinsjsby by royal license 1869 : in. 1860, Emma Louisa Catherine, da. of Sir Thomas Turner Slingsby, gth baronet. Residences, Scriven Park, Knaresborough ; Red House, York. Clubs, White's, Carlton. Sisters living Christina (Marchioness of Waterford) : in. 1843, the 4th Marquess of Waterfprd, who d. 1866. Residence, 14, Wilton Crescent, S.W Prudence Penelope: m. 1850, the Right Hon. George Augustus Frederick Cavendish Bentinck, M.P., who d. 1891 [see D. Portland, colls.]. Julia. Emily. Collateral Branch living. (Not in remainder.) Issue of the late Rev. Edward Lesl-e, brother of Charles Powell Leslie, Esq., M.P. (ante) : Two sons, and five daus., of whom Agnes Amelia : in. ist, 1859, the Rev. Henry Maturin Finny, of Gotham, Derbyshire, who d. 1865 ; 2ndly, 1876, the Rev. George Nesbitt Tredennick, R. of Lismore Cathedral, r o. Waterford, who d. 1877, and has issue living (by ist marriage) Henry Leslie, b. 1862, William Evelyn St. Lawrence, M.D., b. 1864, Violet Geraldine. Residence, Keniis, Kin->ton Hill Surrey. desired these words to be retained as her preserver's motto. A somewhat different interpretation is, however, preserved in the Leslie family. It is there stated that the founder of the family was Bartholomew, a noble Hungarian, who went to Scotland with Queen Margaret, A.D. 1067. He was much esteemed by King Malcolm Canemore, whose sister he married. In his capacity of Chamberlain to the Queen it was his duty to accompany Her Majesty in her journeys, and as there were no carriages in those days, she rode behind him upon a pillion. On one occasion, while fording a stream, the Queen slipped and nearly fell off, whereon Bartholomew cried out " Grip fast," to which Her Majesty replied, " Gin the buckle bide," there being only one buckle to the belt by which she held on. After this his exclamation was given as the family motto, and two more buckles were added to the colt on the pillion, and also the charge upon Bartholomew's arms, which had heretofore consisted of only one buckle on a bend.