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30 January 2008

RATTON of Cresswell Park

Filed under: People — Stephen J F Plowman @ 10:44
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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.


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


a) Armorial Families

b) Ancestry.co.uk

c) London Gazette

d) The Times Digital Archive


  1. Mary Holroyd Ratton married 17 October 1904 at Blackheath, London John Edmund Francis d’Apice (later DSO, KCSG) (born 7 July 1877 Hunters Hill, NSW, Australia and died 21 January 1952, Jersey, Channel Islands) who used his paternal Italian arms as do his descendants in the UK and his father’s other descendants in Australia.
    Mary died 8 December 1959 St Hellier, Jersey, Channel Islands

    Comment by rdapice — 9 June 2008 @ 05:08 | Reply

    • Marie Adolphine Holroyd-Doveton was my grandfather, Charles Albert Hodson H-D’s only surviving sister. I have done a lot of research into the family and maybe able to help. I live in Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia.

      Comment by shirleywarren — 29 July 2009 @ 00:33 | Reply

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