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DEBRETT S ILLUSTRATED BARONETAGE. 463 RAWLINSON, Creation 1891. Sir HENRY CRESWICKE RAWLINSON, G.C.B., D.C.L., LL.D., F.K.S., ist Baronet, son of Abraham Tysack Rawlinson, Esq., of Chadlington, Oxon ; b. April nth, 1810; ed. at Ealing ; entered Bombay Army 1827, and retired as Lieut.-Col. 1856 ; served in Shah's Army 1833-9 ; was Political Agent at Candahar 1840-43, and in Turkish Arabia 1843-55, Consul at Bagdad 1844, and Consul-Gen. 1851 ; nominated a Crown Director of H.E.I.C. 1856; was Envoy and Min. to Persia 1859 ; appointed a Member of Council of India 1858, land re-appointed 1868 (Vice-Pres. 1876); sat as M.P. for Reigate 1858, and for Frome (Z.) 1865-8 ; unsuccessfully con- tested Reigate 1857; was Pres. of Royal Geographical So. 1871-6 ; has deciphered important cuneiform inscriptions in Persia and Assyria; is a Major-Gen, (local) in Persia, Knight Hasten fonuard -with - of the Lion and Sun of Persia, Knight of the Dooranee Empire, caution. Knight of Prussian Order of Merit, Director of Royal Asiatic So., a Trustee of British Museum, a Vice-Pres. of Roy. So. of Literature, Associate Member of French Institute, Hon. Member of Acad. of Munich, Hon. D.C.L. Oxford, Hon. LL.D. Camb. and Edinburgh, and a D.L. of London ; attended upon Shah of Persia on part of British Govt. during H.M.'s visit to England 1873 and 1889; C.B. 1844, K.C.B. 1856, G.C.B. 1889 : m. 1862, Louisa, who d. 1889, da. of the late Henry Seymour, Esq. [D. Somerset], of Knoyle, Wilts, and has issue. $rms Sable : three swords in pale proper, pommels and hilts or, two erect points upwards between them one point downwards ; on a chief embattled of the third an antique crown gules. tfrcst Out of an antique crown or, a cubit arm erect in armour, the hand grasping a sword in bend sinister, and the wrist encircled by a laurel wreath proper. Residence it, Charles Street, Berkeley Square, W. Club Athenaeum. Festina lente. Sons living HENRY SEYMOUR, b. Feb. soth, 1864 ; is Capt. Coldstream Guards : m. 1890, Meredeth Sophia Frances, da. of the late Coleridge John Kennard, Esq., of 39, Upper Grosvenor Street, W. [see Kennard, Bart.] Alfred, b. 1867; formerly Lieut, ijth Lancers: m. 1890, Margarette Kennard, da. of William B. Greenfield, Esq., of 35, Gloucester Square, W., and has issue living, Honour Louisa, b. 1892. Residence, READE, Creation 1660, of Shipton Court, Oxfordshire. Sir GEORGE COMPTON READE, 8th Baronet, son of the late John Stanhope Reade, Esq., second son of the late George Compton Reade, Esq., 2nd son of 5th Baronet ; b. 1845 ; s. his cousin, Sir CHANDOS STANHOPE HOSKYNS, 1890: m, 18 , Melissa, da. of Mr. Ray, and has issue. SWms Gules, a saltire between four garbs or. CrtsJ On the stump of a tree vert, a falcon rising proper, belled and jessed or. Sons living GEORGE, b. 1869. Others. Daughters living Several. Brother living Charles Walter, b. 18 . Sisters living Catherine. Christian. Maria. Sister living Of 7th Baronet Louisa Jane Elibank : m. 1892, the Rev. Sedborough Mayne Wade, Curate of St. Leonards-on-Sea, third Cedant arma togce. son of Qustavus Rochfort Wade, Esq., of Dublin and Gal way. Resi- Let arms give place to dence, 3, Maze Hill Teriace, St. Leonards-on-Sea. t/tegown. Daughter living of 6th Baronet Emily. Mother living Louisa, da. of Walton, Esq., of Dexter, Michigan, U.S.A.: m. 1836, John Stanhope Reade, Esq., who d. 1883, and has issue [see ante], Residence, Widow living Of 7th Baronet MARIA EMMA ELIZABETH CONWAY {Lady Reade), da. and heiress of the late Richard Trygarn Griffith, Esq., of Carreglwyd and Berw, Anglesey: in. 1880, Sir Chandos Stanhope Hoskyns Reade, jth baronet, who d, 1890. Residence, Carreglwyd, Valley. Anglesey. Collateral Branch living. Granddaughter of the late Thomas Reade, Esq., 2nd son of 4th baronet : Issue of the late John Edmund Reade, Esq. (poet), b. 1800, d. 1870 : ;. 1847, Maria Louisa, who d. Nov. 24th, 1886, da. of the late George Compton Reade, Esq. (ante) : Agnes Coralie : m. 1881, Arnold Highton, Esq. (who on his marriage assumed the additional surname of Reade), only son of E. Gilbert Highton, Esq., M.A., Bar.-at-law, formerly Sec. of Roy. So. of Literature. Residence, 85, Montpelier Road, Brighton. The ist baronet's paternal grandfather was knighted by Queen Elizabeth, and a baronetcy con- ferred upon his uncle, John, in 1641, became extinct 1712. The 3rd baronet of the present creation sat as M. P. for Cricklade.