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DEBRETT J S 'ILLUSTRATED BARONETAGE. 571 This baronet is descended from Bertram de Weltden, Bishop of Durham, temp. Conquest. Antony Weldon, Clerk to the Board of Green Cloth, temp. Elizabeth, received from the Queen a grant of the manor of Swanscombe, Kent, in the church of which there are curious old family monuments. The patent of the ist baronet, Sir Thomas Burdett, was conferred with remainder to the male issue of his sister Anne, wife of Walter Weldon, Esq. WELLS, Creation 1883, of Upper Grosvenor Street, and Golder's Hill, Hampstead, Middlesex. THOMAS SPENCER WELLS, ist Baronet, el. son of the late William Wells, Esq., of St. Albans; l>. Feb. 3rd, 1818 ; M.R.C.S. Eng. 1841, F.R.C.S. Eng. 1844, and F.K.Q. C.P.I. 1867, Hon. M.D. Leyden, Bologna, and Dublin; formerly Surg. R.N. ; was Surg. to British Civil Hospitals at Smyrna and Renkoi during Crimean war 1854-6, Vice-Pres. of R.C.S. Eng. 188081, and Pres. 1882-3; > s a LXL. for London, Com. of Norwegian Order of St. Olaf, a member of numerous learned Sos., Surg. to H.M.'s Household, and author of several surgical and other works: ;//. 1853, Elizabeth Lucas, who (/. 1886, da. of James Wright, Esq., of Sydenham, Kent, and has issue. ^rins Azure, a lion rampant argent, holding between the paws a horse- shoe or, in chief a serpent nowed of the last. Cnst In front of a demi ostrich displayed argent holding in the beak a horse-shoe or, a serpent nowed proper. Residences 3, Upper Grosvenor Street, W. ; Golder's Hill, Hamp- stead, N.W. Son living ARTHUR SPENCER, b. June 251)1, 1866. Club, New University. Daughters living Ida Helen. Theodosia Mary. Elizabeth Marian : m. 1889, John Castleman Swinburne- Hanham, Esq. Residence, Mansion House, Dorset. Alice Barbara. Evelyn Margaret. WEMYSS, Creation 1704, of Bogie, Fifeshire. Sir DAVID WEMYSS, 8th Baronet, son of the late John Wemyss, Esq., Writer to the Signet, of Kirkcaldy ; b. Aug. 1837 ; s. his brother, Sir John, 1878. ^rms Quarterly: ist and 4th, or, a lion rampant gules, armed and langued azure ; 2nd and 3rd, argent, a lion rampant sable. Crtst A swan proper. jSnpporttrs Two swans with wings endorsed proper. Residence Toronto, Canada. In scientia veritas, in arte honestas. Truth in science, honesty in art. Sister living Catherine Knox : m. 1860, Robert Wemyss, Esq., J.P. Residence, 541, Church Street, / think. Toronto, Canada. The Heir to the title, should he be living, is an uncle of the present baronet. He went to America many years ago, and not having been heard of for a very considerable time he is presumed to have died without issue ; in such case the heir-presumptiveship is vested in a younger branch, and is claimed by Robert Wemyss, Esq., J.P. (ante), and also by James Balfour Wemyss, Esq., of Wemyss Hall and Unthank. WESTERN, Creation 1864, of Rivenhall, Essex. Sir THOMAS CHARLES CALLIS WESTERN, 3rd Baronet; b. Aug. 29th, 1850; s. his father, Sir THOMAS SUTTON, 1877; ed. at Eton, and at Ch. Ch., Oxford ; formerly Lieut, and Life Guards ; is a J.P. and a D. L. for Essex : m. 1883, Elizabeth Ellen, el. da. of the late T. Newton, Esq. $:tiron of <Dnc JCibing Rivenhall R., Essex. $rnw Sable, a chevron between vo crescents in chief, and a trefoil slipped in base. Crtst A demi-lion or, in its dexter paw a trefoil slipped vert. Seats Felix Hall, Kelvedon, Essex ; Rivenhall Place, Witham, Essex ; Tattingstone Place, Ipswich, Suffolk. Town Residence 21, Castletown Road, W. Kensington, W. Club Pratt's. The family of Western settled in London temp. Henry VII., and by temere nee timide. marriage are descended from Sir John Bourchier, Baron Berners. The Neither rashly nor ist baronet was Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum and M.P. for North shly i^t uAiuiiciwoa Ajut u j-ficuiciiaui ciiiu ^USLUS IVULUIUI um diiu JLTJL.X . ivi i-iuini Essex (L) 1865-8 ; and the 2nd baronet sat as M.P. for Maldon() 1857-65. WhaHey-Smythe-Gardiner, see Gardiner. Wheeler-Cuffe, see Cuffe.