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COLONEL BADEN-POWELL, OF EDENHOPE,…

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COLONEL BADEN-POWELL, OF EDENHOPE, MAINSTONE. [By MR R J MORE, M.P.] I lately held a meeting of the inhabitants of this parish, near Bishop's Castle, in order to prove from the Heraki's Visitation of Shropshire that the origin il home of the gallant defender of Mafeking was Edenhope, in the above parish. The fact may interest your readers as the family were early con- nected by marriage with families in Montgomery- shire. One married a Howell, of Newton, which I suppose is Newtown, Montgomeryshire, and a daughter married Richard Lloyd, of Marring: on, whilHLanothcr married the daughter of a rector of my parish of More, of the name of Younge or Younger. The pedigree may be seen in the volume of Shropshire pedigrees published by the Harleian Society, of which there is a copy in the Shrewsbury Free Library, and also in a subsequent book pub- lished by the same Society which contains four subsequent visitations of Shropshire. My atten- tion was diawn to the fact by the family them- selves who informed tne that, they came from the Ludlow Division. The Edenhopo estate passed to a family of the name of Mason, of which Sir Richard Mason represented the Borough of Bishop's GIstje,, and from them to the Lysters, of Rowron who represented Shropshire in Parliament, aud from them to Lord How ton, through his aunt, daughter of the Earl of Shaftesbury, who married the last of the Lysters. If the Imperial Yetjmanrv and Volunteers should be feted on their safe return, it would lie most interesting to have a speech from the defender of Mafeking, which might be asked for with better grace if it could be shown that he was honoured in his own county and claimed during his gallant deeds. The first name Baden was acquired iu the reign of Elizabeth. It is not pro- nounced like Baden Baden, but as if the first syllable was Bay. In case this letter reaches the eye of any who are not aware of the origin of the Harleian Society, I may state it was and is a society (if culturüd geutletnen formed to publish the interesting writ- ings of the Harlev family, of Brampton Brian, near Knighton, who became Lord Oxfords, giving their name to Oxford Street, London, Hurley Street, Cavendish Square, and Holier Street, the two latter from ladies they married. The father of Colonel Baden-Powell was a Professor at Oxford in my time, one of the writers of the celebrated Essays and Reviews," of which the present Archbishop of Canterbury wrote another. There are four brothers and a sister living. The eldest, who married an American iady, represented Liverpool. Colonel Baden-Powell and his brother were in Shropshire either last, year or the year before. Lord Methuen, Colonel French, Sir W Forbes Gatacre, and Sir Red vers Builer were all in Shropshire last year. The parish of Maiustone is part of the scene of Sir Walter Scott's novel "The Betrothed," which embraces Powis and Clan Castles. He stayed with his family at Cluri v/hen collecting materials for i. M a descendant of Lord Bacon and of the Harley's, is going to South Africa on Saturday as one of the Shropshire Imperial Yeomanry. I

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