Long of Rood Ashton, Potterne and Wraxall
The following data is extracted from Long Family Records.
The family of the Longs of Wiltshire was settled at a very early date at South Wraxall. A branch of the name was anciently seated at Potterne and Little Cheverell, in the same co. and vicinity.
A101 JOHN LONG, EsQ., of Marston, in the parish of Potterne, Wiltshire: made his will and d. 1597; had six sons and three daus. The 2nd son, A102.
A102 Thomas, Esq., of Little Cheverell and Melksham, Wilts: bapt. 1579; served the office of High Sheriff for Wilts 1652; will dated 1654; buried at Little Cheverell same year.
John: High Sheriff for Wilts, 1668; d. without issue.
Richard: ancestor of Long of Rood Ashton, A103.
Thomas: ancestor of Long of Preshaw, Hants.
William: ancestor of the Longs of Baynton.
A103 Richard, Esq., of Collingbourne Kingston, Wilts: m. Elizabeth, (dau. of Edward Long, and sister and heir of Henry Long, Esq., of Rood Ashton, Wilts); d. 1676.
Harry: heir; bapt. 1658; m. Anne (dau. of John Long, Esq., and sister of Hope Long, Esq., of Wraxall), d. 1686.
Henry: d. 1727.
Dorothy: m. 1685. Issue.
Dionysia: bapt. 1661.
A104 Richard, Esq., of Rood Ashton: bapt. 1668; d. 1729-30: heir A105
A105 Richard, Esq., of Rood Ashton: d. 1760.
Richard: heir A106
John: d. unm. 1797.
Anne: d.s.p. 1815.
Elizabeth: d. 1805.
Ellen: d. 1794; m. Daniel Jones, Esq., of Bradford.
Daniel Jones, Esq.: by the will of Walter Long, Esq., of Bath, took the name and arms of Long; d. s. p. 1827.
A106 Richard, Esq., of Rood Ashton: d. 1787.
Richard Godolphin: eldest son and heir A107.
John, of Monkton Farleigh: 1768-1833.
John, of Monkton Farleigh, and of Baynton, Wilts: b. 1793.
Walter Henry Long: 1823-1857;
Edward Moreton: 1833-1835;
Francis Stanhope: b. 1835;
Edward Morton: b. 1836;
Rev. Walter: b. 1795.
Katherine Elizabeth Mary.
Lucy Anne: d. 1807.
Sophia: d. 1800.
A107 Richard Godolphin, Esq., of Rood Ashton: bapt. 1761; M. P. for Wilts, 1806-18; d. 1835.
Walter: heir, A108.
Richard: late of Balliol Coll., Oxford; d. unm. 1825.
Dionysia Meliora: m. 1838, Rev. Joseph Medlicott, Vicar of Potterne.
A108 Walter, Esq., of Rood Ashton, Wraxall, and Whaddon: J. P. and D. L. for Cos. Wilts, Somerset and Montgomery; elected M. P., 1835, for North Wilts; 1793-1867.
Walter: b. 1823; d. s. p. at Rome, 1847.
Richard Penruddocke A109.
Henry Wilham: b. 1829; d. s. p. 1876.
Mary Anne Catherine.
A109 Richard Penruddocke, Esq., of Rood Ashton, Wilts, and Dolforgan Hall, Co. Montgomery: M. A. Trin. Coll., Cambridge, 1552; 1825-1875.
Walter Hume: now of Rood Ashton. A110.
Richard Godolphin Walmesley.
Robert Chaloner Critchley.
Henry Hope Gifford: d. 1866.
Wm. Hoare Bouchier.
Margaret Henrietta Georgiana.
Frances Laura Arabella.
Maud Avarina Millesainte.
A110 Walter Hume (the Viscount Long), of Wraxall, Co. Wilts, in the United Kingdom: hon. LL.D. Birmingham, 1909; F. R. S.; M. P. for North Wiltshire 1880-5 Secretary of State for the Colonies 1916-19; 1st Lord of the Admiralty 1919-21; b. 1854; raised to the peerage as Viscount Long of Wraxall, Co. Wilts, 1921.
Walter: C. M. G.; D. S. O.; Brig.-Gen. late 2nd Dragoons; served in S. Africa, and wounded at Kimberley 1900; b. 1879; killed in action, 1917.
Walter Francis David: b. 1911.
Richard Eric Onslow: Capt. Wilts Yeo.; b. 1892; ch: Walter Reginald Basis: (b. 1918), Noreen: (b. 1921).
Victoria Florence de Burgh: C. B. E.: d. 1920.
Doreen Ethel Norah: 1884-1885.
Lettice Margaret : m. 1904, Wm. Geo. Daniel Cooper, late 7th Hussars, and has issue.
Source: Long Family Records