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14 December 2007

Unthank Arms

Filed under: People,Places — Stephen J F Plowman @ 14:14

Arms were granted to Unthank of Intwood Hall, Norfolk in 1863 – Vol. LV fol. 68

Or a saltire Gules beween two crescents in pale of the last and as many gryphons’ heads erased in fess Sable.

The grantee was most likely to be Clement William Unthank JP, DL. He married in 1835 Mary Anne Muskett the only daughter and heir to Joseph Salisbury Muskett of Intwood Hall. Joseph Muskett died in 1860. No doubt the inheritance of the estate of over 2,400 acres prompted Clement Unthank to petition for a grant of Arms. Clement died in 1884 aged about 79.

His immediate descendants;

  1. Lt-Col Clement William Joseph Unthank b.1847 m.1873 Judith Sarah Onley d.1936
    1. Lt Clement William Onley Unthank b.1874 d.1900 at Lucknow
    2. John Salusbury Unthank b.1875 m.1909 d.1959
      1. Margaret Beatrice Unthank b.1910 d.1995
    3. Judith Marian Unthank b.1876
    4. Maria Janet Unthank b.1877
    5. Ralph Arthur Unthank b.1880
    6. Marjory E Unthank b.1881
    7. Ursula Clementine Unthank b.1886
    8. Dorothy Mary Unthank b.1888 m.1928 William Edward van Cutsem
    9. Cicely May Unthank b.1889
    10. Amy Violet Unthank b.1893 m.1916 John H Leche (tbc)
  2. John Unthank b.1849
  3. Mary Anne Clementine Unthank b.1843
  4. Elizabeth Salisbury Unthank b.1845

Given that Mary Anne Muskett was also a heraldic heiress, her children could quarter her Arms with those of their father;

Quarterly 1st & 4th Or a saltire Gules beween two crescents in pale of the last and as many gryphons’ heads erased in fess Sable (for Unthank) 2nd & 3rd Argent two bars between six lions’ heads caboshed Gules (for Muskett).

The Intwood estate was inherited by Miss Margaret Beatrice Unthank from her father, John Salusbury Unthank, in 1960. When she died in 1995, her cousin, Mrs. Jan Darling and family continue to live at Intwood Hall. It would appear that the Hall has be subsequently sold – http://www.ckd.co.uk/intwood.html .

Thrupp Arms

Filed under: People — Stephen J F Plowman @ 10:06

Next potential small project;

From the BGA & Grantees of Arms


John Augustus THRUPP of Spanish Place, London

Arms: Ermine a cross couped flory Gules on a chief Azure three bees Volant Or


1828 Vol. XXXVII fol. 55


A certain online “bucket shop” list Thrupp as a variation of Thorp(e) and displays the Arms of the first Thorp listed in BGA as the Arms of Thrupp.

Other details of John Augustus Thrupp;


Married: c.1816 Caroline Esther Cutmore

Died: 1844 – Hendon

Descendants (not complete);

   I.      John THRUPP b.1817

 II.      Caroline THRUPP  b.1818

III.      Augustus THRUPP b.1819 d.1819-1823

IV.      Julia THRUPP b.1820

V.      Henrietta THRUPP b.1821

 VI.      Augustus THRUPP b.1823

VII.      Rev Horace William THRUPP b.1824 m.1847 Georgina Theresa Pyle d.1906

a.       Cyril John Thrupp b.1849

b.      Evelyn Georgina Thrupp b.1850

c.       Horace Vaughan Thrupp b.1851 m.1879 Laura Bennett

d.      William Thrupp b.1852 m.1876 Elizabeth Letitia Edwards d.1884

                                                             i.      Harold F. Thrupp b.1878

                                                            ii.      Arthur E. Thrupp b. 1879

                                                          iii.      Adeline Marion. Thrupp b.1880

 VIII.      Emma THRUPP b.1826

 IX.      Walter THRUPP b.1827

 X.      Cyril John THRUPP b.1829?

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