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Samuel Lovell, captain-lieutenant, January, 1741 ; of Kensington, only son of Samuel Lovell (erroneously styled " a Welsh Judge " in. Burke' s ' Landed Gentry,' but see ' The History of the Great Sessions in Wales, 1542 to 1830,' privately printed 1899) ; b. about 1693 ; "a Captain in the Guards " ; d. April 24, 1751, leaving an only daughter and heiress Mary, wife of her cousin Richard Lovell Badcock.

William Kingsley, app. captain-lieutenant, Aug. 28, 1743 ; captain and lieutenant- colonel, January, 1744 ; second major (and brevet-colonel), April 1, 1750 ; first major, Jan. 29, 1751 ; lieutenant-colonel of the regiment Nov. 27, 1752, till colonel 20th Foot, May 22, 1756, till he d. 1769 ; Governor of Fort William (300Z.), March, 1759, till death. His only son Wm. Kingsley, lieutenant and captain in same regiment, Nov. 12, 1757, d. January, 1764.

John Lowrie, wounded at Fontenoy ; captain and lieutenant-colonel, May 27, 1745 ; second major (and brevet-colonel), Dec. 23, 1752 ; first major, Dec. 21, 1755 ; lieutenant-colonel of the regiment, May 22, 1756, till May 2, 1758 ; d. Aug. 7, 1762, as Laurie.

Charles Buchan, captain-lieutenant, Janu- ary 17, 1744 ; captain and lieutenant-colonel, July 18, 1744 ; left before 1748.

Andrew Robinson, a deputy quarter- master - general ( and brevet - lieutenant - colonel), June 9, 1743 ; wounded at Fontenoy; captain and lieutenant-colonel 3rd Foot Guards, June 6, 1745 ; second major (and brevet-colonel), Dec. 21, 1755 ; gazetted first major, June 12, 1756 ; lieutenant-colonel of the regiment, May 2, 1758, till colonel 45th Foot, Sept. 24, 1761, and colonel of 38th Foot, Nov. 11, 1761 till he d. April 5, 1762, aged 78 ; major- general, June 25, 1759 ; a Gentleman Usher to the Princess of Wales, 1736, but quitted the post before 1741 ; was a Gentleman Usher, Quarterly Waiter (10-">Z.), to Her Royal Hiehness in 1745, till 1760 ; a Gentleman Usher to the Prince of Wales till November, 1750 ; and an Equerry (300Z.) to him, November, 1750, till the Prince's death, March, 1751 ; an Equerry to the Dowager Princess of Wales, April, 1751 ; and a Gentleman Usher of the Privy Chamber to the same, 1760, both till he d. 1762.

Henry Powlett d. May 11, 1743.

William Strode, captain and lieutenant- colonel, Sept. 20, 1745 ; gazetted second major, June 12, 1756 ; colonel (new) 62nd Foot, April 21. 1758 ; till January, 1776.


Arthur Owen, third son of Sir Arthur Owen,. 3rd Bart., M.P., and brother to John (12 S. ii. 123), matriculated Oriel College, Oxford,, July 4, 1718, aged 17 (as John had done r Nov. 10, 1715, aged 17) ; was made major oS Hanmer's (new) 8th Marines, Feb. 18, 1741 p lieutenant-colonel of the new 79th Foot, Oct. y 1745, raised by Lord Edgcumbe, Dec. 3,. 1745, during the Scotch Rebellion, and, after its suppression, reduced, June 28, 1746 : was the Col. Owen who m. May, 1757, Mrs. Small of Chelsea ; was Lieutenant-Governor and Captain of the Castle and Garrison of Pendennis, Cornwall (300Z.), Oct. 16, 1753,. till he d. at Chelsea, Oct. 17, 1774.

Alexander Lesley, 4th Lord Lindores, of Scotland, captain-lieutenant and lieutenant- colonel, Sept. 20, 1745 ; captain and lieu- tenant-colonel, Feb. 9, 1746/7, till colonel of.' (new) 81st (Invalids), April 7, 1758 ; of 41st (Invalids), May 16, 1764, till he d. September,. 1765.

Court Knyvet (or Knivet), wounded at Fontenoy ; captain-lieutenant and lieutenant- colonel, Feb. 9, 1747 ; captain and lieutenant- colonel, Feb. 13, 1748, till he d. May 8, 1756. Gabriel Lapiper, gazetted (as Gabriel le- Pipre) captain of the Independent Company of Invalids at Pendertnis, Oct. 16, 1753, tilt July 24, 1754. On June 3, 1758, Robert Vyner, M.P. for co. Lincoln, m. " Mrs. Lepipre of Upper Brook Street " (? the- captain's widow).

Thomas Burgess, captain and lieutenant- colonel, April 28, 1749 ; second major, May 2,, 1758 ; first major, Oct. 23, 1759, till he d. Aug. 18, 1760; brevet-colonel, Oct. 17, 1758. Cuthbert Sheldon, captain and lieutenant- colonel, Feb. 9, 1747; retired June 11, 1753 ; d. at Fletwick, May 29, 1765.

Hon. Thomas Stanhope, second son of William, 1st Earl of Harrington, being twin, brother to William, the 2nd Earl, was b. Dec. 18, 1719, and d. unm. 1742.

John Furbar, captain-lieutenant and lieutenant-colonel, Jan. 11, 1751 ; captain- and lieutenant-colonel, June 9, 1753 ; second major (and brevet-colonel), Sept. 1, 1760; first major, Sept. 25, 1761, till he d. July 6, 1767 ; major-general, June 10, 1762.

John Wells, lieutenant and captain,. January, 1741 ; captain-lieutenant and lieutenant-colonel, June 9, 1753 ; captain and lieutenant-colonel, Aug. 27, 1753 ; second major and brevet-colonel, Feb. 19, 1 762 ; first major, July 23, 1767 ; till March 25y 1768 ; d. November, 1779, aged 82.

W. R. WILLIAMS.

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