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BIOGRAPHICAL NOTICE. 67 Llandovery and the com mots continued in the family of Audley for some time; but it remains to be ascer¬ tained how long Bronllys remained in the family of Genevill, and who were its after possessors. E. W. B. Biographical Notice* Edward Lowry Barnwell. This gentleman was the third son of Charles Frederick Barnwell, formerly Fellow of Caius College, Cambridge. His mother was Jane, daughter of the Rev. John Lowry, Rector of Clogherny in the county of Tyrone. John Lowry was first cousin of Armar, the first Earl of Belmore, who added the name of Corry from his wife, a rich heiress. The wife of the Rev. John Lowry was Susannah, only daughter of the Rev. George Underwood, Rector of Kencott in Oxfordshire. Her mother was Jane Perrot, who with three sisters inherited the family estates. There was another family of the same name in the parish, whose mansion was near the church. The other Perrots lived on the hill above, and were known as " Perrots of the Hill." Anthony Wood, who was a friend of the latter family, says there were two Perrot families, one called " Gentlemen Perrots"; the other he insinuates was an illegitimate branch of the Herefordshire Perrots. In this case Wood is mistaken, for the two families were nearly con¬ nected, but seem to have had little intercourse although near neigh¬ bours. Charles Frederick Barnwell was the younger son of the Rev. Frederick Barnwell, Rector of Lawshall in the county of Suffolk, the youngest son of Charles Barnwell of Mileham in Norfolk. An account of this family, who finally settled in Norfolk during the reign of Elizabeth, will be found in Bloomfield's history of the county, in Burke's Landed Gentry, and more fully in the History of the Hundred of Launditch, by the late G. A. Carthew. Mr. E. L. Barnwell in 1820 went to the Grammar School of Bath, which previous to the Municipal Reform Bill was in high repute among the gentry of Bath and the county. Since the passing of the Act, from more than one cause, the School is now rather com¬ mercial than classical. The day of the Mayor's election was always a holiday, except that the boys assembled in school in time for the service at the Abbey, every one being armed with sticks or canes, which they were allowed to use on the heads of such of the mob as broke through the line of procession. This seems to have been an ancient custom, as constables on each side flanked the boys, to protect them from violence; but during the time that Mr. Barnwell 52