Pedigree Index

Allen of Cresselly

ALLEN, SEYMOUR-PHILIPPS, Esq. of Cresselly, co. Pembroke, J.P., and D.L., high-sheriff 1850; b. 24 May, 1815; s. his father 9 April, 1843; m. 29 July, 1843, Lady Catherine, dau. of the late and sister of the present Earl of Portsmouth, and has issue,

I. Henry-Hugh, b. 19 Nov. 1845; d. 8 May, 1847.
II. HENRY-SEYMOUR, b. 30 Aug. 1847.
III. Frederick-Seymour, b. 23 Aug. 1849.
IV. Francis-Seymour, b. 29 March, 1853.
V. John-Seymour, b. 17 March, 1855.
VI. Newton-Seymour, b. 5 Aug. 1857.
I. Gertrude-Catherine.
II. Camilla-Frances-Henrietta, d. young, 1853.

Lineage.-JOHN ALLEN, Esq., 2nd son of David Allen, Esq. of Fobstone, by Anne his wife, sister and heir of John Laugharne, Esq., M.P., which David Allen was younger brother of William Allen, Esq. of Galliswick; m. Joan Bartlett, of Cresselly, and left issue,

JOHN-BARTLETT, his heir.
Roger, who m. Miss Margaret Davis, and had a son, JAMES ALLEN, Esq. of Freestone Hall.
Joshua. (See ALLEN of Bicton).
Margaret, wife of A. Leach, Esq.

The eldest son,

JOHN-BARTLETT ALLEN, Esq. of Cresselly, co. Pembroke, m, 1763, Elizabeth, only child of John Henslelgh, Esq. of Panteague, and had issue,

JOHN-HENSLEIGH, his heir.
Lancelot-Baugh, one of the six clerks in Chancery, b. 1 Jan. 1774; m. 1st, 13 May, 1813, Caroline, dau. of Mr. Romilly, of Dulwich, brother of Sir Samuel Romilly, and by her, who d. in 1830, has two sons, George and Edward-Edmund. Mr. L.-B. Allen, m. 2ndly, in July, 1841, Georgiana-Sarah, dau. of Charles-Nathaniel Bayley, Esq, by the Lady Sarah, his wife. dau. of George, 4th Earl of Jersey, and has by her a son, Charles, b. in May, 1842.
Elizabeth, m. to Josiah Wedgwood, Esq.
Catherine, second wife of Sir James Mackintosh.
Mary, d. young.
Caroline, m. to the Rev. Edward Drewe, rector of Broadhembury.
Harriet, m. to the Rev. Matthew Surtees, M.A., prebendary of Canterbury and Gloucester, younger son of Aubone Surtees, Esq. of Newcastle and Headley, and brother-in-law of Lord Eldon.
Jessie, m. to Sismondi, the historian.
Emma.
Frances.

Mr. Allen was s. at his decease by his elder son,

JOHN-HENSLEIGH ALLEN, Esq. of Cresselly, b. 29 Aug. 1769, J.P. and D.L., who filled the office of high sheriff for co. Pembroke, in 1809, and represented that shire in parliament from 1819 to 1826. He m. 12 Nov. 1812, Gertrude, youngest dau. of Lord Robert Seymour, 3rd son of Francis, 1st Marquess of Hertford, and by that lady, who d. 13 Jan. 1825, had issue,

SEYMOUR-PHILIPPS, his heir.
Henry-George, b. 29 July, 1816.
John-Hensleigh, b. 3 Nov. 1818.
Gertrude- Elizabeth, d. in 1824.
Isabella-Georgina, m. in 1840, to George-Lort Phillips, Esq. of Lawrenny Hall, descended, in the female line; from the LORTS of Stackpole Court.

Mr. Allen d. 9 April, 1843.

Arms-Per bend, rompu, arg. and sa., six martlets, counterchanged.
Crest-A dove and olive branch, ppr.
Motto-Amicitia sine fraude.
Seat-Cresselly, co. Pembroke.

Transcribed from A genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, by Sir Bernard Burke, Ulster King of Arms, fourth edition, 1862;
a.k.a. Burke's Landed Gentry, 1862