1. The Carr and Ellison families: The Misses Carr were Harriet (Cheney) and her sister; John was Harriet's elder brother. He was born in 1764, and in 1802 he married Hannah Ellison. Harriet's father (1711-1806) and younger brother (b.1768) were both called Ralph. The latter became a barrister and married Caroline Gregg in 1793. The three Misses Ellison were the daughters of Cuthbert Ellison, of Hebburn Hall, Co. Durham. (1 or 2) became Mrs H Sibthorpe; (2 or 1) Caroline, married Harriet Cheney's brother, John; (3) The youngest, Louisa (d.1837), married Viscount Stormont in 1829 (1806-1898). He succeeded as 4th Earl of Mansfield in 1840.
2. Lady Sarah Garey Lyndhurst (d.1834), daughter of Charles Brunsden. Her first husband was Colonel Thomas (see lot 43). On his death she married the first and last Lord Lyndhurst (1772-1863), son of the painter John Singleton Copley (1737-1815), who was Lord Chancellor on a number of occasions.
3. Lady Julian Lucy Annesley (d.1823), daughter of the 1st Earl of Mountnorris. Married John Barry (1767-1838) in 1789, later the 5th Lord Farnham who succeeded in 1823. There was no issue.
4. Mary Elizabeth Fox (d. 1891), sister of Edward's friend, Henry Edward, and daughter of the 3rd Lord Holland. In 1830, she married the 3rd Lord Lilford.
5. Miss Wilmina Maclean Clephane (1803-1863), (see lots 44 and 87).
6. William Smith, MP (1756-1835), politician and picture collector. His collection included two Rembrandts and a Reynolds of Mrs Siddons as the Tragic Muse. He was a patron of Opie and Cotman, and friendly with Reynolds. With intermissions, from 1784 to 1830, he was MP for various seats, latterly Norwich. A supporter of Charles Henry Fox, he was pro religious toleration and anti-slavery.
7. Mrs Pole-Carew, probably Caroline Ellis, niece of Lord Seaford. In 1810, she married Joseph Pole-Carew (1787-1852) of Antony, Cornwall, son of Rt. Hon. Reginald Pole-Carew, under-secretary of state for the Home Department. Possibly the latter's second wife, he married in 1808, Hon. Caroline Anne Lyttleton (d.1833), daughter of the 1st Lord Lyttleton
8. Mrs Mary Anne Cary Dalton of Tor Abbey (d.1842), married (1) John Dalton; (2) as second wife, Sir J.H.Thorold, 10th Bt.; (3) as 3rd wife, Admiral Sir Charles Ogle, 2nd Bt (1775-1858).
9. Lord Charles Compton (1816-1877), succeeded as the 3rd Marquess of Northampton in 1851. He was titled Lord Compton from 1828. His brothers were 10. Lord William (1818-1897), who succeeded him as the 4th Marquess. 11. Lord Spencer (1821-1855), a Captain in the Light Dragoons and 12. Lord Alwyne (1825-1906), Bishop of Ely from 1886 to 1905. His sisters were 13. Lady Marianne (1817-1888), who married Viscount Alford in 1841, and as Lady Marian Alford, was an accomplished artist in various media and 14. Lady Margaret (d.1858), who married the Hon. E.F. Leveson Gower in 1853. The family were brought up in Rome after the death there of their mother, Margaret, née Maclean Clephane, sister of Madame de Norman.
15. Harriet Morier (d.1858), daughter of William Fulke Greville (1751- 1837) and cousin of Charles Greville, the diarist. She married James Justinian Morier (1780-1849), a diplomat and Turkish and Persian traveller and novelist.
16. Charlotte Augusta Flower (d.1850), daughter of the 4th Viscount Ashbrook, she married the 6th Duke of Marlborough in 1846.
17. Lady Anne, Countess of Charlemont (d.1876), daughter of William Bermingham, Ross Hill, Galway. In 1802, she married the 2nd Earl of Charlemont (1775-1863). On his Grand Tour, the 1st Earl had set up an Academy in Rome, which included Reynolds, this later inspired him to found the Royal Academy in London.
18. Mrs Milnes Gaskell was the wife of James Milnes Gaskell (1810-1873), MP and Lord of the Treasury under Sir Robert Peel. There were two daughters, Cecil Grenville (d.1890), who married Francis Turner Palgrave, poet and critic and son of Sir Francis Palgrave, and Isabel, who married in 1855, the Reverend Fitzgerald Wintour, Rector of Hawerby, Lincolnshire.
19. Misses Anna and Harriet Clinton - Anna Maria Clinton (d.1880) was the 3rd daughter of General Sir William Clinton (1769-1846) and nephew of the 7th Earl of Lincoln. In 1855, she married Robert Pigot, widower of Harriet Margaret Cheney (see lot 44). Harriet Susan (c.1810-1883) was her youngest sister.