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DEBRETT'S ILLUSTRATED BARONETAGE. Stapley, of Framfield, who was grandson of Sir John, de jure 2nd Bart, (son of Herbert, who being under age, and in consequence of his pecuniary resources, did not assume the title). There is a super- stition in the family that an evil influence hangs over them in consequence of their ancestor Anthony Stapley's participation in the rebellion. STEELE, Creation 1768, of Hampstead, Dublin. [Extinct or Dormant.] Messrs. PARKER and ROBERT EVEREU STEELE, tivin sons (b. 1811) of Sir FREDERICK FERDINAND ARMSTEAD, $f/t Baronet, went to the West Indies more than fifty years ago. As they have not been heard of for thirty-five years, it is supposed they died of the cholera -when that malady raged there, and that the Baronetcy is extinct. Daughters living of 5th Baronet Maria. Emily. Daughters living Of 3rd Baronet Harriette: m. 1835, the Rev. Edward B. Elliott, who d. 1875, Incumbent of St. Mark's, Brighton. Residence, n, Lewes Crescent, Brighton. Catherine Emily: m. 1834, the Rev. Christopher Bowen, who d. 1890, and has issue living, the Right Hon. Sir Charles Synge Christopher, P.C., b. 1835 [see KNIGHTAGE] Edward Ernest, 6. 1836 ; formerly Fellow of Trin. Coll., Camb. Residence, Glenheadon, Totland Bay, Isle of Wight. Widow living Of 5th Baronet ANN MARY (Lady Steele), da. of the late Samuel Gardner, Esq., of Red HillHouse, Sheffield : in. 1863, as his 2nd wife, Sir Frederick Ferdinand Armstead Steele, 5th baronet, who d. 1876. Residence, 10, Camden Crescent, Bath. The 4th baronet assumed in 1862 the additional surname of Graves. STEPHEN, Creation 1891. Sir James Fitzjames STEPHEN, K. C.S.I., D.C.L., LL.D., 1st Baronet, son of the late Right Hon. Sir James Stephen, K.C.B., LL.D. ; b. March 3rd, 1829; ed. at Eton, at King's Coll., London, and at Trin. Coll., Camb. (B.A. 1852, M.A. 1856, and Hon. Fellow 1885. LL.B. London Univ., Hon. D.C.L. Oxford, Hon. LL.D. Edinburgh) ; Bar. Inner Temple 1854. a Q.C. 1868; was Recorder of Newark-upon -Trent 1859-69, Legal Member of Council of Gov.-Gen. of India 1869-72, Professor of Common Law at Inns of Court 1875-9, and a Judge of High Court of Justice 1879-91 ; unsuc- cessfully contested Harwich (L) 1865, and Dundee 1873 ; JC.C.S.I. 1877 : m. 1855, Mary Richenda, da. of the late Rev. John William Cunningham, V. of Harrow-on-the-Hill, and has Sursum. issue. 3rms Argent, on a chevron between two crescents in chief, and a sinister hand couped at the wrist and erect in base gules, an escallop between two mullets of the first. Cvrst An eagle dis- played with two heads sable, resting its claws on an increscent to the dexter and a decrescent to the sinister, or. Seat Anaverna, Ravensdale, co. Louth. Town Residence 32, De Vere Gardens, W. Club Athenaeum. Sons living HERBERT, b. June 2 5 th, 1857; ed. at Rugby, and at Trin. Coll., Camb. (LL.M. 1882) ; Bar. Inner Temple 1881 ; has been Clerk of Assize for N. Circuit since 1889. Chambers, 4, Paper Buildings, Temple, E.C Harry Lushington, b. 1860; Bar. Inner Temple 1885. Chambers, 4, Paper Buildings, Temple, E.C. Daughters living Katharine. Helen Margaret. Rosamond Emily. Dorothea Jane. COWELL-STEPNEY, Creation 1871, of LlaneUy, Carmarthenshire. Sir EMILE ALGERNON ARTHUR KEPPEL COWELL- STEPNEY, 2nd Baronet; b. Dec. 26th, 1834; s. his father, Sir JOHN STEPNEY, M.P., 1877 ; ed. at Eton ; was a Clerk in Foreign Office 1852-73 ; accompanied the 5th Earl of Clarendon on a special mission to Prussia 1861 ; is a J.P. and D.L. for co. Carmarthen (High Sheriff 1884); sat as M.P. for Car- marthen Dist. (L) 1876-8, having been defeated in 1874, and again July 1886 to June 1892: m. 1875, the Hon. Margaret Leicester Warren, da. of 2nd Baron de Tabley, and has issue. ^rms ist and 4th, gules, a fesse chequey or and azure, between three owls argent, Stepney ; and and 3rd, azure, a lion rampant guardant or ; a chief dovetail of the last, three pallets gules, each charged with as many bezants, Cawell. Crtsts ist, a talbot's head erased gules, ear or, gorged with a collar chequey or and azure, in the mouth an antler gold ; 2nd, on a Facta probant. mount vert a lion passant guardant or, charged on the body with three By proved honesty. pallets gules, and holding in the dexter paw a chapeau gules turned up ermine. Seats The Dell, Llanelly, Carmarthen ; Woodend, Ascot. Clubs Travellers', Brooks's. Daughter living Catherine Meriel. The ist baronet assumed in 1858, by royal license, the additional and principal surname of Stepney and sat as M.P. for Carmarthen District (L) 1868-74.