Heraldry Online Blog

25 January 2008

LAFOREY of Whitley, Baronet

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

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