5 TO DEBRETT'S ILLUSTRATED BARONETAGE. Grandchildren of the late Rev. Alexander Staples, cousin of the late Rt. Hon. John Staples, M.P., father of 7th baronet : Issue of the late Rev. Alexander Staples, 6. 17 , d. 1864 : m. 1816, Dorothea, who d. 1859, da. of the Rev. Monsey Alexander : Thomas, b. 1823. Samuel Montgomery, b. 1830. Robert, b. 1832. Jane : m. 1850, the Rev. Singleton Colville Harpur, who d. 1877, R. of Aghaboe, and has issue living, Thomas, b. 1851, Singleton Staples, b. 1857, William George, b. 1859, Henry, b. 1866, Richard Wharton, b. 1868, Hannah, Rebecca. Frances Dorothea. Residence, 23, Upper Merrion Street, Dublin. The 7th baronet, Sir Thomas. Q.C., Queen's Advocate in Ireland, was a distinguished lawyer. STAPLETON, Creation 1678, of the Leeward Islands. Sir FRANCIS GEORGE STAPLETON, 8th Baronet ; b. March igth, 1831 ; s. his father, the Rev. the Hon. Sir FRANCIS JARVIS, 1874 [see Baroness Le Despencer]; ed. at Sandhurst ; formerly Capt. Grenadier Guards ; served with 43rd Regt. in Kaffir war 1851-3 (medal) ; is a J.P. for cos. Oxford (High Sheriff 1886) and Dorset : m. 1878, Mary Catherine, da. of the late Adam Stewart Gladstone, Esq., and has issue. Jhtron of Ont -Gibing Buckhorn-Weston R., Dorset. ^rms Argent, a lion rampant sable. Crtst Out of a ducal coronet or, a Saracen's head affrontee proper, wreathed about the temples argent and sable. Seat Grey's Court, near Henley-on-Thames. Clubs Army and Navy, Wellington, Orleans, Hurlingham. Pro magna charta. For tlie great charter. Daughter living Clare, b. 1879. Brothers living RICHARD TALBOT PLANTAGENET, b. 1834; entered igth Hussars 1852, and retired as Lieut. -Col. 1878 ; served in Central India campaign 1857-8 (medal with clasp): jn. 1877, Emma, da. of the late Rev. John Duncombe Shafto, and has issue living, Margaret, Olive, Hilda. Club, Naval and Military. George Airey Talbot, b. 1838 ; was in India C.S. 1857-72 ; is a partner in Oriental Tea Agency, Mincing Lane, E.G. : "t. 1873, Elizabeth Anne, da. of the late Rev. George Henry Somerset, R. of St. Mabyn [see D. Beaufort, colls.], and has issue living, Mabyn Agneta Rose, b. 1885. Residence, 4, Sumner Terrace, Onslow Square, S.W. Sisters living Catherine Elizabeth : m. 1859, Col. Charles George Tottenham, and has issue living, Charles Bosvile, b. 1869 ; is Lieut. i4th Hussars, Catherine Isabelle, Florence Margaret, Lilian Emma, Mary Talbot Augusta. Residence, Ballycuiry, co. Wicklow. Florence Maria : m. 1866, Frederic Seymour, Esq., who d. 1869, Gov. of British Columbia. Residence, 51, Onslow Gardens, S.W. Collateral Branch living. Issue of the late Rev. Eliot Henry Stapleton, 3rd son of 7th baronet, b. 1835, d. 1892 : m. 1860, Frances Mary, who d. 1891, da. of Sir Walter Stirling, 2nd baronet : Hugh le Despencer, R.N., b. 1863; became Lieut. 1885: m. 1891, Bertha Gwendoline, da. of the late Major E. A. Cook, nth Hussars, of Roydon Hall, East Peckham, Tonbridge, and has issue living, Mary Augusta Blanche, b. 1892. Francis Harry, b. 1876. Eleanor Mary Caroline. Evelyn. Florence Blanche. The ist baronet, Sir William Stapleton, was, after the Restoration, Governor of the Leeward Islands. The 4th baronet sat as M.P. for Oxfordshire, and the barony of Le Despencer was terminated in favor of the 6th baronet. STAPLEY, Creation 1660, of Framneld and Patcliam, Sussex. Sir HARRY STAPLEY, yth Baronet, el. son of Sir John Stapley, de jure 6th Bart. ; b. Aug. a8th, 1856; formerly Lieut, and Vol. Batn. Roy. Fusiliers (City of London Regt. ) ; is a Fellow of the Roy. Historical So. : m. 1st, 1878, Sarah, who d. 1886, el. da. of John Sheldon, Esq. ; 2ndly, 1888, Ann Bromley Guy, who d. 1890, niece and adopted dau. of the late Ann Bromley, Baroness Montfort, widow of 3rd Baron Montfort (ext. ^rms Gules, three boars' heads erased within a bordure engrailed argent. ffi,rcst On a mount vert, a stag at gaze argent, attired or. Residence 15, Savile Row, W. Club New Travellers'. Brothers living FRANK, b. Oct. 24th, 1858 : m. 1884, Eliza Suther- Non inferiora'secutus. land, da. of the late John Dunning, Esq., of St. David's, Exeter, Devon. n . . '.. Residence, South Yarra, Melbourne. James, /'. 1860. Walter, Despising mean pursuits. b l8?0 ReMence> Camden House, Dartford, Kent. This family is descended from Peter de Stapeleigh, Lord of Stapeleigh in Cheshire, temp. Edward I., a branch of which settled at Framfield in Sussex. Col. Anthony Stapley, of Framfield, M.P. for Sussex, Councillor of State, Vice-Adm. for Sussex, Gov. of Chichester, etc., signed Charles I.'s death warrant; he was attainted, and his estates forfeited. His son John, M.P. for Sussex, induced by his uncle the Earl of Norwich, joined in a plot for restoring Charles II., and having raised a troop of 600 horse was, on his restoration, created a Baronet, and died in 1701, leaving ten children, of whom Herbert, M.P., died, leaving four sons under age. The Baronetcy, which was conferred on heirs male whatsoever, is claimed and assumed by Harry (ante), grandson of Robert
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