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31 January 2008

Admiral Sir Joseph NIAS KCB

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Admiral Sir Joseph NIAS KCB

b. 1793 – d.1879

Party per pale Gules and Azure a naval crown and issuant therefrom a flag Or inscribed with word “China” in letters Sable between four Cornish choughs Argent beaked and membered of the first.

Sources:

a) Grantees of Arms 1943 Vol XLVI fol 369

b) Armorial Families 1902

Family details (not necessarily complete);

1 Sir Joseph Nias b.1793 m.1855 (Caroline Isabella Laing) d.1879

1.1 Joseph Baldwin Nias MD b.1856 m.1896 (Frances Miriam Clare Dayrell) d.1919

1.1.1 Felicity Frances Ysobel Nias b.1897 m.1920 (Guthrie Llewellyn Malcolm)

1.2 Lydia Mary Nias b.1858 b.1885

1.3 Arthur Nias b.1859 d.1932

1.4 Isabella Nias b.1862 m.1884 (Lt Henry Compton Anderson Baynes RN) d.1949

1.4.1 Capt Denman Lambert H Baynes MC RGA b. 1886 KIA 1918

1.5 Caroline Nias b.1865 d.1948

Sources;

a) Armorial Families 1902

b) Ancestry.co.uk

c) The London Gazette

d) The Times Digital Archive

YOCKNEY of Queen Anne’s Gate

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Sydney William Yockney & his brother Algernon Yockney Fleet Paymaster, Royal Navy

 Azure a chevron Or between a ship under sail in chief proper and a sprig of the coffee plant slipped in base of the second.

 

Sources:

a) Grantees of Arms 1898 Vol LXX fol 300

b) Blazon: Armorial Families 1902

 

Family details (not necessarily complete);

 Samuel Hansard Yockney M.I.C.E. his children:

1 Sydney William Yockney M.I.C.E. F.G.S. b.1841 m.1866 (Florence Hansard)

1.1 Victor Hansard Yockney (later Hansard) b.1869 m.1897 (Anabel Mary Sparks)

1.2 Algernon Langston Yockney b.1872

1.3 Eleanor M. Yockney b.1870

2 Algernon Yockney b.1843 m.1880 (Mildred Morris Alington) d.1912

2.1 Kenneth Alington Yockney b.1881

2.2 Sub-Lt Hubert Alington Yockney RN b.1888

2.3 Gladys Frances Yockney b.1884 d.1884

2.4 Sybil Alington Yockney b.1885 d.1905

2.5 Margery Alington Yockney b.1887

 Sources:

 a) Armorial Families

b) Ancestry.co.uk

c) London Gazette

d) The Times Digital Archive

30 January 2008

ROSTRON of Beddington

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Simpson ROSTRON JP

Azure a tower triple-towered Argent within an orle of crescents Or.


Sources:
a) Grantees of Arms [1859] Vol. LIII fol. 195
b) Blazon: BGA & Armorial Families 1902 & 1929

Family details (not necessarily complete);

Simpson ROSTRON JP b.1833 m.1868 (Christina Jane Riley d.1924) d.1907

1.1 Laurence William Simpson ROSTRON b.1872 m.1910 Kathleen Mary Danvers Dingwall d.1915
      1.1.1 Richard Simpson Rostron b.1911
1.2 Hubert James Cecil ROSTRON b.1875
1.3 Major Philip Simpson ROSTRON b.1878 m.1912 Beatrice Mary Gorst
      1.3.1 Angela Mary Rostron
1.4 Christina Mary Simpson Rostron b.1870 d.1952
1.5 Beatrix Margaret Rostron b.1873 m.1899 (George Henry Hudson Lyle) d.1948  [Dame Margaret Lyle]
1.6 Mildred Elizabeth Rostron b.1876
1.7 Dorothy Katherine Rostron b.1880
1.8 Margery Alice Rostron b.1885

Sources:
a) Armorial Families 1902 & 1929
b) Ancestry.co.uk

Rostron Armorial

 

RATTON of Cresswell Park

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Lt Col James Joseph Louis RATTON MD Indian Medical Service.

b.1845 m.1875 (Marie Adolphine Doveton d.1890)

Azure in base the sea Argent and thereon a tunny Sable on a chief of the second a rat passant of the third.

Sources:

a) Grantees of Arms 1895 Vol LXVIII fol 222

b) Armorial Families 1902

Family details (not necessarily complete);

James Joseph Louis RATTON

1) James H Ratton b.1880

2) Capt Joseph Holroyd RATTON RGA b.1882 KIA 1917

3) Marcus Holroyd Ratton b.1887 m.1938 (Kathleen Mary Lanktree d.1977)

4) 2nd Lt Wilfrid Holroyd Ratton b.1890 KIA 1915

5) Mary Holroyd Ratton b.1877 m.1904

6) Frances Holroyd Ratton b.1881

Sources:

a) Armorial Families

b) Ancestry.co.uk

c) London Gazette

d) The Times Digital Archive

QUAYLE of Crogga, Isle of Man

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John QUAYLE of Crogga, near Douglas, Isle of Man. b.1840

Quayle Arms

Argent a chevron Sable guttee d’eau between three quails proper.

Online Armorial 

Sources: a) Grantees of Arms 1892 Vol LXVI fol 293 b) Armorial Families 1902 (All surviving issue of Mark Hildesley Quayle senior are listed as being armigerous.) Family details; 1. Mark Hildesley QUAYLE;

a. John QUAYLE b.1840
b. Mark Hildesley QUAYLE b.1842
c. Capt James Spedding QUAYLE RA b.1843 m.1879 d.1882 dsp
d. George Harrington QUAYLE b.1845
e. Rev Daniel Fleming Wilson QUAYLE B.1847
f. William QUAYLE b.1852 d.1890
g. Mary QUAYLE b.1838
h. Sarah Katherine QUAYLE b.1839
i. Emily QUAYLE b.1849
j. Edith QUAYLE b.1854

Sources:
a) Armorial Families 1902
b) Visitation of England & Wales Vol 2 1894

SANT of Lancaster Gate

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James SANT of Lancaster Gate, London
Member of the Royal Academy and Principal Painter in Ordinary to Queen Victoria
b.1820 m.1852 (Eliza Thomson) d.1916

Sant Arms

Sable on a chevron cotised Or between three roses Argent barbed and seed proper as many escallops of the field.

Online Armorial 

Sources:
a) Grantees of Arms 1881 Vol LXI fol 233
b) Blazon: Armorial Families 1902

Family details (not necessarily complete);

1. James SANT b.1820 m.1852 (Eliza Thomson) d.1916

a. James William Sant b.1862 d.1886
b. Capt Mowbray Lees Sant DL b.1864 m.1889 (Annie Marguerite A Macdonald) [Chief Constable of Surrey 1899]

i. Doris Phoebe Sant m.1921 (Capt. R P Roupell VC)
ii. Irene Sant

c. Mary Edith b.1853
d. Lilla Maria Sant b.1855
e. Sarah Fanny Constance b.1857
f. Ada Grace Sant b.1860
g. Hilda Julia Frances b.1872

Sources:

a) Armorial Families
b) Ancestry.co.uk
c) The Times Digital Archive

28 January 2008

TAILBY of Skeffington Hall

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William Ward TAILBY of Skeffington Hall, co Leic

High Sheriff of Leicestershire 1856

b.1825 m. 1850 (Mary Taylor) d.1914 dsp

Tailby Arms

Ermine a saltire Gules on a chief Azure a garb between two escallops Or.

 

Sources:

a) Grantees of Arms 1841 Vol XLV fol 272

b) Blazon:BGA

Links of interest:

http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=22076

http://www.vanityfairprints.com/pages/0000000744.html

25 January 2008

LAFOREY of Whitley, Baronet

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Admiral Sir John LAFOREY Bt (d.1796)

His son

Admiral Sir Francis Laforey GCB Bt (b.1767 d.1835 dsp)

Laforey Arms

Quarterly 1st & 4th Argent on a chevron Azure three mullets Or in chief two fleur-de-lis of the second in base an anchor Sable 2nd & 3rd Argent a cross engrailed Sable between four torteaux.

John Laforey was created baronet in 1789 and the title (& Arms) became extinct on the death of his son Francis.

Sources:

a) Grantees of Arms 1789 Vol XVII fol 160

b) Blazon: BGA & Burke’s Extinct Baronetage 1841

VOWLES of Brislington, co. Somerset

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William VOWLES of Brislington, co. Somerset

High Bailiff of Bristol County Court

Vowles Arms

Azure a cock’s head erased Or between three bezants each charged with a rose Gules barbed proper.

Sources:

a) Grantees of Arms 1878 Vol LX fol 82

b) Blazon BGA

Family details (not necessarily complete);

1. William VOWLES b.1818 m.1838 (Rachel Elizabeth Thompson d.1884) d.1904

a. George VOWLES b.1839 m. (Elizabeth Harriet d.1841 d.1897) d.1904

i. William VOWLES b.1868 d.1880?
ii. Emily Vowles b.1865
iii. Emma Rachel Vowles b.1869 m.1905
iv. Edith Mary Vowles b.1871 m.1905
v. Frances Elizabeth Vowles b.1875
vi. Isabella Louise Vowles b.1877 m.1900

b. Mary Jane Vowles b.1841
c. Emily Vowles b.1846
d. Priscilla Wowles b.1850

Sources;

a) Ancestry.co.uk

24 January 2008

KERSEY of Hurst Lodge

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Robert KERSEY of Hurst Lodge, Lee, co. Kent (b.1818 d.1904)

Argent on a pile between two roses Gules barbed and seeded proper a boar’s head couped of the field.

Sources:

a) Grantees of Arms: 1879 Vol LX fol 267

b) Armorial Families 1902

Family details (not necessarily complete);

Robert KERSEY b.1818 d.1904

  1. Walter Robert KERSEY b.1838 m.1869 (Catherine Susannah Duvall d.1939) d.
  2. Robert John KERSEY b. 1840 d.1852
  3. Alexander Henry KERSEY b.1850 m.1887 (Alice Steel) d.1938
    1. Robert Hogarth KERSEY b.1890 m.? d.1952
    2. Kathleen Kersey b.1889
    3. Eileen Kersey b. m.1918 (Nevill Warham Robertson)
      1. Patrick Alexander Robertson b.1922 m.1947 had issue
      2. David Herbert Robertson b.1925 m. 1952 had issue
      3. Bridget Mary Robertson b.1919 m.1946d.1969 had issue
      4. Brenda Jean Robertson b.1931 m.1956 has issue
  4. Emily Mary Kersey b.1843 m.1871 (Robert Hills) d.
    1. Walter R Hills b.1873
    2. Sidney Hills b.1879
  5. Ellen Elizabeth Kersey b.1844 m.1865 (Thomas Henry Johnson)
    1. Ellen L Johnson b.1867
  6. ?Maude Kersey b.1868 [Only appears in the 1891 census.]

Sources:

a) Armorial Families 1902

b) Ancestry.co.uk

c) Burke’s Landed Gentry of Ireland

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