Heraldry Online Blog

25 January 2008

LAFOREY of Whitley, Baronet

Filed under: People — Stephen J F Plowman @ 11:59

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.


a) Grantees of Arms 1789 Vol XVII fol 160

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

VOWLES of Brislington, co. Somerset

Filed under: People — Stephen J F Plowman @ 11:07

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.


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


a) Ancestry.co.uk

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