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1918; m. lot, 1914, Bessie (who obtained a divorce 1921),
d. of the late William Tobin, of Australia ; 2nd, Antoinette,
d. of J. W. Thompson, and formerly wife of Maj. S.
Custance, R.F.A., and has issue — Frederick William
Henry Francis Conyngham, commonly called Earl of
Mount Charles, b. 1924 ; Lord John Victor Albert Blosse
Conyngham, b. 1926 ; and Lady Antoinette Frederica
Hersey Cecilia. Seats — Amak, Ardgay, Ross-shire ;
Bifrons, Canterbury; Slane Castle, Meath ; The Hall,
Mount Charles, co. Donegal ; The Lodge, Glenties, co.
Donegal. Res. —

Younger son of the Most Hon. George Henry Conyng-
ham, 3rd Marquis Conyngham, b. 1825; d. 1882; 7/2.
1854, Lady Jane St. Maur Blanche Stanhope, d. and
h. of 4th Earl of Harrington : —
Lord Charles Arthur Conyngham, b. 1871 ; m. ist, 1899,
Lena Barbara [d.s.p. 1902I, d. of Lewis Richard Morgan
of Mordon, Rhyl; 2nd, 1910, widow of Andrew Wilson
Hunter. Res. —

COODE of Polapit Tamar (H. Coll., 6 July 1904).
Argent, on a chevron gules, between three moorcocks sable,
memb-^red, combed, and watt'ed of the second, a bezant.
Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the

colours, a bald-headed coot proper, charged on the breast
with a bezant.

Son of Edward Coode, Esq., of Polapit Tamar,

Launceston, J. P. and D.L. Cornwall, J. P. Devon, b.

1821 ; d. 1894 ; m. 1850, Anna Maria, d. of Gen.

Edward Carlyon of Tregrehan, Cornwall ; —
Richard Carlyon Coode, Esq., J. P. Devon and Cornwall
(High Sheriff 1905-6), formerly Capt. 76th Regt., b. 1856;
m. 1907, Joan Sylvia, d. of late Rt. Rev. Dr. Gott, Bishop
of Truro ; and has issue — (i) fiichanl Maitland Coode,
Gentleman, b. 1908 ; (2) Perceval Edward (iott Coode,
Gentleman, i!>. 1910 ; and Winifred Sylvia Carlyon. Seat —
Polapit Tamar, Launceston, Cornwall. Club — Royal
West of England Yacht (Plymouth).

Sons of Rev. Athelstan Coode, M.A., Rector of

Cardvnham, b. 1858 ; d. 1897 ; m. 1882, Clara Eleanor,

d. of Dr. H. M»3nro :—

Athelstan Monro Coode, Gentleman, b. 1882 ; m.
1915, Ethel, d. of the late Rev. George Cartwright.

Cuthbert Harold Coode, Gentlemm, b. 1884; m. 1910,
Lucy Edith Howard, d. of Col. Howard Stafford, C.B. ,
R. E. ; and has issue — a daughter. Res. —

DonaM Russell Coocle, Gentleman, b. 1886; m. 1917,

Alexa, d. of Burnett of Inverurie, co. ^Aberdeen.

Res. —

Bernard Henry Coode, Gentleman, b. 1887. Res. —

COODE-ADAMS (H. Coll.). Per fesse azure and
sable, on a pale between two mullets in chief argent, a
mullet between two crescents of the second. Mantling,
azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours,
a mount vert, thereon an eagle rising regardant towards
the dexter proper, in the beak a mullet sable, the
sinister claw resting on a crescent reversed or. Motto
— " Deo non fortuna." Livery — Blue, with white
facings. [This family claim to be 20th in direct descent
from Edward III., through Frances Coode].

Sons of William Adams, Esci., F.R.C.S. (Eng.),

J. P. (Middx.), of London, h. 1827 ; d. 1892 ; m.

1854, Frances, d. of Thomas Coode of St. Austell,

Cornwall, and grandson of Henry Adams, of

Morwenstow, Cornwall : —

William Coode-Adams (formerly Adams), Gentleman,

M.B. (Lond.), C.St. J.J. E., h. 1855; m. 1892, Blanche,

d. of William Middlemas, M.D., H.E.I.C.S. ; and has

issue — Ronald William Hume Coode-Adams, Esq.,

Capt. R. Lanes. Regt., h. 1893 {m. 1925, Hannah,

d. of William-Roy Coode-Adams, B.Sc, Ph.D.]. Club—

University of London.

Sir John Coode-Adams, Knt. Bach., b. 1859 ; assumed
the additional surname of Coode 1890 ; m. 1891, Bertha
Mary, d. of Frederick Whinney, of London ; and has




issue — Geoffery Coode-Adams, Esq., B.A. (Oxon.), b.
1899 ; Monica Mary [m. 1924, James Edward Ryall,

Eldest son of Sir Henry Cook, Knt., J. P., D.L., i.
1848; d. 1928; m. 1879, Margaret Patten (d. 1905),
elder d. of John Patten, W.S. :—



M.B.E.] ; Barbara Betty. Res. — 16 Kensington Park
Gardens, W. Clubs — Carlton, Garrick.

Hugh Adams, Gentleman, b. 1863 ; m. 1902, Margaret
Mary Evelyn, d. of Stephen Prust Wills. Res. — Orchard
Poyle, Taplow, Bucks. ; 20 Campden Hill Court, Ken-
sington. Club — Reform.

Ernest Edward Adams, Gentleman, b. 1865 ; m.
Edith Carington-Smith, and has had issue — Edward
Carington-Adams, Lieut. London Rifle Bde., b. 1895 ;
killed in action 1915 ; Guy Adams, Gentleman, b. 1897.
Res. — St. Ermine's Mansions, S.W. Club — Union.

COOK. Gules, a rose argent, between three crescents of
the second, a chief vair^. Mantling gules and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, issuant from a chaplet
of roses gules, a dexter arm embowed proper, holding in
the hand a mullet of six points or, between two branches
of oak vert. Motto — " Esse quam videri." Livery — Blue
and silver.

Only son of Sir Frederick Lucas Cook, 2nd Bart.,

and Visconde de Montserrate (Portugal), M.P. for

Kennington Division of Lambeth (1895-1906), one of

H.M. Lieuts. for the City of London, b. Nov. 21, 1844 ;

d. 1920 ; m. Jan. 7, 1868, Mary Ann Elizabeth (<f. 1913),

dau. of late R. P. Cotton, M.D. , of Cavendish

Square: —

Sir Herbert Frederick Cook. 3rd Bart. (1886), M.A.

Balliol Coll., Oxon., Barrister Inner Temple, F.S.A. , 3rd

Visconde de Montserrate (Portugal), b. Nov. 18, 1868 ; m.

April 21, 1898, Mary, elder dau. of Rt. Hon. Arthur

Hood, C.B. , Viscount Bridport, and has issue — Francis

Ferdinand Maurice Cook, Esq., b. 1907; Vera Mary \m.

192 1, George Mervyn Hamilton-Fletcher, Res. of Officers,

R.A.]; and Rachel Margaret \m. 1922, John Serocold

Paget Mellor ; and has issue]. Seats — Doughty House,

Richmond, Surrey ; and Montserrate, Cintra, Portugal.

Res. — Hill Close, Studland, Dorset. Clubs — Athenaeum;

Burlington Fine Arts ; Hurlingham.

COOK (L.O. 1675 and 1876). Gules, on a bend or, two
cinquefoils azure, on a sinister canton argent, a cross crosslet
fitch^e, issuing out of a crescent of the first, all within a
bordure of the second. Mantling gules, doubled argent.
Crest— On a wreath of his liveries, a sea-chart proper.
Motto — "Tutum monstrat iter."

John Cook, Esq., b. 1880; m. 1911, Frances, only child
of Thomas Skene Esson, and has issue — Elspeth Margaret.
Res. — 22 Eglinton Crescent, Edinburgh.

COOK of Wantage (H. Coll., 6 Nov. 1916). Gules, in
front of two wings conjoined in lure argent, a sword,
point downwards, in pale or, on a chief of the second a
fleur-de-lys between two mullets of sixteen points of the
first. Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, between two wings as in the arms, a rose
gules, barbed and seeded proper. Motto — " Fortis fidelis

Son of Henry Cook, Gentleman, of Wantage, b. 1827 ;
d. 1885; m. 1866, Jane Elizabeth, d. of John
Robins : —

The late Sir Theodore Andrea Cook, Knt. Bach. (1916),
M.A. Oxford, b. 1867; d. 1928; m. 1898, Elizabeth
Wilhelmina, d. of Pastor Link. Res. — 54 Oakley
Street, S.W.3.

COOK of Ashley, co. Aberdeen (L.O., 9 Jan. 191 1). Or,
on a bend gules, between a lion rampant in chief and a
cross moline in base sable, an anchor between two mullets
of the field. Mantling gules, doubled or. Crest — On a
wreath of his liveries, a dexter cubit arm holding a sea
chart proper. Motto — " Iter para tutum."

Eldest son of John Cook of Ashley, co. Aberdeen, b.

1821 ; d. 1899; in. 1851, Margaret, d. of George Milne

of Kinaldie: —
George Milne Cook, Esq., of Ashley, co. Aberdeen, J. P.
and D.L. co. of city of Aberdeen, Knight Order of Vasa of
Sweden (First Class), and Knight Order of St. Olaf of
Norway (First Class), b. 1853 ; m. 1882, Margaret, d. of
William Littlejohn of Aberdeen ; and has issue — William
Littlejohn Cook, Gentleman, O.B.E., b. 1883; Margaret
Mary ; Charlotte Isobel ; and Annie Agnes Dorothea.
Res. — Beaconhill, Murtle, co. Aberdeen. Clubs — Caledon-
ian, Royal Northern (Aberdeen).

COOK. Gules, a rose argent, between three crescents of
the second, a chief vair^e. Mantling gules and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, issuant from a chaplet
of roses gules, a dexter arm embowed proper, holding in




the hand a mullet of six points or, between two branches
of oak vert. Motto — " Esse quam videri."

Only son of Wyndham Francis Cook, Esquire, b.

Aug. 21, i860; ii. 1905; m. 1887, Frederica Evelyn

Stilwell, dau. of the late F. J. Freeland of
Chichester: —
Humphrey Wyndham Cook, Gentleman, b. 1893 ; m.
1926, Gillian, d. of the late Frederick Hedderley. Residence
—76 Sloane Street, S.W. C/i^iJ— Reform.

COOK (H. Coll.). Per chevron sable and argent, in
chief two cinquefoils of the second, pierced of the field,
and in base a sprig of brocm in flower and seeded proper.
Mantling sable and argent. Crest — Upon a wreath cf the
colours, a cinquefoil or pierced, between two sprigs of
broom as in the arms.

Sons of Sir William Thomas Gustavus Cook, Knt.

Bach., M.P. fir East Birmingham, b. 1834; </. 1908 ;

m. ist, 1857, Hannah, d. of E. Scamber ; and, 1895,

Rose Ellen, only d. of Joshua Stubbs, of Casile

Bromwich : —

William Alfred Cook, Esq., b.

Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham.

Albert Jenner Cook, Esq., b.

Harry Clement Cook, Esq., b.

Ernest Frank Cook, Esq., b.

. Res. — 208 Hagley


. Res.—


COOK (L.O., 1924). Or, a cock proper, on a chief
azure, a martin volant between two cross-crosslets of
the first. Mantling azure, doubled or. Crest — On a
wreath of his liveries, a sword and pen in salttre proper.
Motto—" Avant."

Eldest son of Archibald Cook, Gentleman, b. ;

m. 1865, Jane, d. of James Martin, Gentleman :^

James Cook, Esq., Lieut. -Col. and Hon. Col. (ret.)
O.B.E. (Mil.), V.D., Solicitor and Bank Agent, b. 1866 ;
m. 1902, Edith Grace, d. of James Martin, Gentleman ;
and has issue — James Archibald Cook, Gentleman,
6. 1909 ; Terence Lawson Cook, Gentleman, b. 1918 ;
Jane Isabella ; and Moira. Res. — ;innisfail, Thornly
Park, Paisley, Scotland. Club— The Club (Paisley).

COOK. (L.O.). Parted per bond azure and gules, in
the sinister chief three cross crosslets fitchee, two and
one, and in the dexter base a stag's head erased argent,
over all a bend ermine. Mantling azure, doubled argent.
Crest On a wreath of his liveries, a horse's head proper,
bridled sable. Motto — "Consilio inde labore."

Son of Cook, of : —

William Miller Rodger Cook, Gentleman, b.
Res. — Western Overton, Strathavon, co. Lanark.


COOKE of Wheatley Hall. Or, a chevron gules,
between two lions passant guardant sable. Mantling
gules and or. Crest — Out of a mural crown argent, a
demi-lion guardant issuant sable, gorged with a ducal
coronet or.

Sons of Sir William Ridley Charles Cooke, 9th Bart.,

b. 1827 ; d. 1894 ; m. 1871, as 2nd wife, Blanche

Harriet (Res. — East Cliffe, Teignmouth, S. Devon),

d. of Sir W. H. Feilden, Bart. :—

Sir William Herury Charles Wemyss Cooke, loth Bart.

(10 May, 1661), of Wheatley, Yorks., D.L., and (1903)

High Sheriff W.R. Yorks., b. 1872 ; m. ist, 1902, Lady

Mildred Denison (who obtained a divorce 1925), d. of ist

Earl of Londesborough, and has issue — William Francis

Henry Cooke, Esq., b. 1903 ; Charles Arthur John Cooke,

Esq., b. 1905 ; m. 2nd, 1927, Margaret, d. of the late

Richard Ross. Seats — Wyld Court, Hampstead Norris,

Berks.; Wheatley's Park, Doncaster. Club — Boodle's.

Arthur Gordon Wyatt Cooke, Esq., b. 1876 ; m. 1905,
Blanche Elia, d, of Charles Eldon Clarke, of Newtown
House, Thirles, co. Tipperary, and has issue — William
Bryan Cooke, Esq., b. 1909 ; Blanche Elia Ruby. Res.
— Wheatley, Westholme, Vancouver Island.

COOKE-COLLIS (U.O.). Quarterly, i and 4, argent,
on a chevron engrailed sable, bezant^e, between three lions'
heads erased gules, four barrulets or (Collis) ; 2 and 3, argent,
on a chevron embattled counter-embattled gules, between
three tigers' heads erased sable, each charged on the neck
with a gemel or, three cinquefoils of the last (Cooke).
Mantling sable and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the
colours, a "sea-pye" sable, bezantde, collared or, wings
endorsed and inverted, preying on a fish proper. Motto —
" Mens conscia recti."

Sons of Rev. Maurice Atkin Cooke-Collis, D.D., of
Castle Cooke, co. Cork, Rector of Queenstown, b. 1812 ;
d. 1882; m. 1839, Anne, d. of Rev. John Talbot of
Ardfert Abbey, M.A. Camb. (2nd s. of William Talbot
of Mount Talbot by Lady Anne Crosbie, d. of William
1st Earl of Glandore) : —
Col. William Cooke-Collis, C.M.G., J. P., D.L., late
an A.D.C. to the King, Lt.-Col. late Roy. I. Rif., formerly
Lt.-Col. and Hon. Col. comdg. 9th Batt. King's Roy. Rifle
Corps (N. Cork Mil.), served in Afghan War 1879-80
(desp. , medal), Soudan 1885 (desp., medal, clasp, and
bronze star), and in South Africa 1899-1901 (desp., medal,
four clasps, C.M.G.), b. 1847; m. 1875, Katherine Maria
(d. 1891), d. of Col. lames Oliphant, R.E., of W'orlington
Hall, Suffolk; by whom he has issue— (i) William James
Norman Cooke-Collis, Esq., C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., Col.
comdg. the Colchester Bde., late comdg. 2nd R. Ulster
Rifles; served in South Africa, wounded at Dewetsdorp
(desp. I, and Great War (despatches); b. 1876 [m. 1905,
Cleonice, d. of Major G. F. Gamble, and has issue— a
dau.]; (2) Maurice Talbot Cooke-Collis, Gentleman,
b. 1879 ; Nora[w. 1906, Major Arthur Johnston Allardyce,
Lancashire Fus."' ; Katherine Sophia [m. 1905, T. St. John
Grant of Kilmurry, co. Cork]; and Geraldine [m. 1904,
Lt.-Col. James S. FitzGerard, late 2nd Batt. E. Surrey Regt.
(d. 1927)]. He m. 2nd, 1894, Elizabeth Marian Shrubsole
(d. 1926), d. of Edward Cunliffe of The Drive, Brighton ;
and has further issue— (3) Edward Cunliff'e Cooke-CoUis,
Gentleman, Lieut. "The Green Howards," b. 1902;
(4) Philip WiUiam Cooke-Collis, Gentleman, b. 1906;
Elizabeth Susan [m. 1922, Capt. A. de Breezlev Jenkins.
R.A.S.C.]; MaryDoreen[;«. 1922, A. E. J. Belcher, M.C.,
"The Green Howards"; and Diana Florence. Seat—
Castle Cooke, Kilworth, co. Cork. Res.— The. Hall, Islip,

lohn Talbot Cooke-Collis, Gentleman, B.A. (Camb.), b.
1849; m. 1891, Amalie Elizabeth, d. of John Conrad Reuss
of Upper Long Ditton, Surrey. y?«.— Cannes.




COOKE-CROSS of Dromantine (R.L., 14 March 1908,
U.O.). Quarterly, gules and or, in the first and fourth
quarters a cross potent argent, in the second and third
a rose of the first, seeded of the second, barbed vert,
a canton of the third for distinction. Mantling gules and
or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a stork proper,
holding in the beak a cross potent, fitch6e argent, and
resting the dexter claw on a rose, as in the arms, charged
on the body with a cross pat^e azure for distinction.
Motto — " Certavi et vici."

Son of Mason Cooke oi The Lawns, Ely : —

Herbert Martin Cooke-Cross, Gentleman (formerly
Cooke), b. 1858 ; 171. 1907, Sarah Jane Beauchamp (rf. 1911),
d. of Col. William Cross cf Dartan, co. Armagh, and
widow of Arthur Charles Innes-Cross of Dromantine.
Res. — 78 Mtrshead Mansions, London, W.

JOSEPH COOKE-HURLE, Esquire, Barrister, Lincoln's
Inn 1884, D.L. and J. P. (1887) and (1914) High Sheriff for
CO. Somerset, County Alderman 1902, Chairman Somerset
C.C. 1924, M.A. Camb. Bom 1859, being the eldest
son of the late Joseph Cooke-Hurle, Esq., of Brislington,
by his wife Florence Anne {d. 1911), daughter of Arthur
Forbes, Esq., J. P. and D.L. for co. Down. Armorial

bearings (R.L. , 1855, H. Coll. )— Quarterly, i and 4,
argent, on a chevron indented azure, between thrcf"
cross crosslets fitch^e gules, as many mullets pierced
of the field, on a chief indented gules a greyhound
courant of the field (for Hurle) ; 2 and 3, ermine, a
fesse chequy or and gules, and between two cinquefoils in
chief a cross pat^e, all of the last (for Cooke). Crestfr — i.
on a wreath of the colours, issuant from the battlements of a
tower or, a swan with wings extended argent, and each
charged with a cross crosslet fitch^e gules (for Hurle) ; 2. upon
a wreath of the colours, on a mount vert, an eagle's head
erased argent, semfie of cinquefoils gules (for Cooke). Motto
— "Confide recte agens. " Married, ist, 1886, Lilian
Margaret [d. 1906), dau. of Benjamin Thomas, formerly of
Stapleton Park, near Bristol ; 2nd, 1915, Norah Lilian, d.
of the late Francis J. Fry, D.L., J.P., of Cricket St. Thf mas,
Somerset ; and has Ajzce — (i) Reginald Joseph Cooke-Hurle,
Gentleman, Lieut. R.A., b. 1904; Mary Lilian ; Margaret
Florence ; Alice Violet ; and Letitia Caroline. Estates in
the parishes of Brislington, Keynsham, Kilve, and Whit-
church, in the county of Somerset. Res. — Kilve Court,
Kilve, Somerset.

COOKE- YARBOROUGH (H. Coll.). Quarterly, i and
4, per pale argent and azure, a chevron between three
chaplets, all counterchanged ; 2 and 3, or, a chevron gules.

between two lions passant guardant sable. Mantling
azure and argent. Crests — i. on a wreath of the colours,
a falcon close or, belled gold, preying on a mallard proper ;
2. out of a mural crown argent, a demi-lion guardant
sable, gorged with a ducal coronet or. Motto — " Non
sine pulvere palma. "

Sons of George Bryan Cooke- Yarborough, Esq., J. P.
D.L. West Riding co. York, Chairman of the West
Riding Quar. Sess., B.A. (Oxon.), b. 1843; '^- '^915 1
ni. 1 871, Mary Elizabeth, younger d. of Henry
Yarborough Parker of Streetthorpe, co. Yorks. : —
George Eustace Cooke- Yarborough, Gentleman, Barrister-
at-Law, b. 1876; m. 1914, Daphne Isabel, d. of Henry
Cordy Wrinch, of Ipswich, and has issue — Edmund Harry
Cooke- Yarborough, Gentleman, b. 1918. Seat — Camps-
mount, near Doncaster. Club — Naval and Military.

Henry Alfred Cooke- Yarborough, Gentleman, M. I.C.E. ,
b. 1877.'

Orfeur Cooke-Yarborough, Gentleman, F.S.I, b. 1878;
m. 1906, .^nne H. L., eldest d. of Rev. Wm. Wyatt,
and has issue — Byran Orfeur Eustace Cooke-Yarborough,
Gentleman, b. 1907 ; Thomas Nicholas Cooke-Yarborough,
Gentleman, b. 1910 ; and Nancy Penelope Mary.

Humphrey Charles Cooke-Yarborough, Gentleman, b.
1880 ; in. 1910, Honor Lake, second d. of late Col.
Henry Wells, R. E., CLE. ; and has surv. issue — Michael
Humfrey Cooke-Yarborough, Gentleman, b. 1915 ; Stephen
Sandford Cooke-Yarborough, Gentleman, b. 1919 ; Eustace
Cooke-Yarborough, Gentleman, iJ. 1921. Res. — Greenbank,
Chancery Lane, Singapore.

Geoffrey Arthur Cooke-Yarborough, Gentleman, b. 1883.
Sons of Alfred Cooke-Yarborough, Gentleman, b. 1847 ;
d. 1926; m. 1874, Mary, dau. 01 J. Ferguson: —
Alfred Graeme Cooke-Yarborough, Gentleman, b. 1879.
Randall Francis Cooke-Yarborough, Gentleman, b. 1883.
Res. — The Kohn Kohn, New Zealand.

Son pf GeorL:e Cooke-Yarborough, Esq., of Camps-
mount, CO. York., J. P. and D.L. , 1^. 1794; d. 1870;
in. 2nd, 1842, Mary Louisa, youngest d. of Richard
Heathfield of Green Lanes, Middlesex: —
Arthur Cooke-Yarborough, Gentleman, b. 1852 ; m. 1877,
Ethel Constance, dau. of the late Rev. William Rawlins
Capel, Vicar of Bickenhill, Warwick ; and has surv. issue
— Ethel Dorothy Marion; and Edith Muriel. Res. — The
Cottage, Wyberton, near Boston, Lines.

Sons of Richard Cooke-Yarborough, Gentleman, b,
1851 ; d. 1907 ; m. 1898, Cornelia Clara [Res. —
Sherington Lodge, Newport Pagnell), d. of the late
John Dixon, C.E. , of Surbiton : —
John Richard Cooke-Yarborough, Gentleman, b. 1899.
Francis Michael Cooke-Yarborough, Gentleman, i5. 1904.
Sons of William Henry Cooke-Yarborough, Gentle-
man, /^. 1853; d. 1919 ; m. 1883, Charlotte Georgina,
d. of Morgan Charles Chase, M.C.S. ; —
Wilfred Ernest Cooke-Yarborough, Gentleman, b. 1887.
Geoffrey Michael Cooke-Yarborough, Gentleman, b.
1888. Res.— 126 Sinclair Road, W.14.

Yr. son of Richard Cooke-Yarborough, b. 1805 ;
d. 1889 ; m. 1842, Mary Utten (d. 1891), d. of James
Utten Easson, of Jamacia : —
Rev. John James Cooke-Yarborough, M.A. (Oxford),
Hon. Canon of VVinchesier, /'. 1855 ; m. 1890, Emily, d. of
Richard Foster of Chislehurst ; and has surv. issue — Mar-
garet Hope; Mary Honor; Dorothea Alice; and Jean
Lily. Res.—i Hans Street, S.W.i.

COOKES (H. Coll. 26 June 1923). Tierce in pairle
reversed azure vert and sable, first and second a martlet,
third a pheon argent. Mantling azure and argent. Crest
— Issuant out of a mural crown sable, charged with three
roses or, a dexter cubit arm in chain armour, gauntletted
gold, charged with a pheon vert, and grasping in the
hand a sword wavy in bend sinister argent. Badge — On
a plate a lymphad proper, the pennon flying azure,
charged with a martlet argent, sinking in waves of the
sea, also proper. Motto — " Deo regi vicino."

Son of Thomas Stephenson Cookes, of Lloyds : —

Dudley Cookes, Esq., D.S.O., Lieut.-Col. (ret.) R.F.A.
(T.A.), b. 1882. Res. — Mavelstone, Bickley, Kent.

(Oxon.), being the second but eldest surviving son of the
late Rev. Charles Burrell Cookes, by his wife Mary Anne,
lau. of Thomas Hayes of Bath. Armorial bearings-
Argent, two chevrons between six martlets, three two and
one gules. Mantling gules and argent. Crest Out of a




mural coronet or, an arm in armour proper, charged with
two chevronels gules, holding in the gauntlet a sword
argent, pommel and hilt gold. Motto - " Deo regi vicino."
Residence — Curraghmore, Banbury.

COOKMAN of (U.O.). Ermine, an eagle dis-
plavod azure, gorge i with a ducal coronet and ch.trged on
the' breast with a fleur-de-lys or. Mantling gules and
aigent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a griffin's
head between two wings expanded or, gorged with a ducal
coronet azure. Motto — " \"incit amor patriae.'

Sons of Edward Rogers Frederick Cookman of .\Ionart,

t. 1861 ; d. 1907 ; m. i8y2, Sarah, d. of A. G. Uavis of

Fairfield, co. Wexford: —

Nathaniel Edward Rogers Cookman, Gentleman, b. 1894 ;

m. 1921, Dorothy, d. of T. J. Davis of Fairfield, and has

issue — (i) Nathaniel Henry Edward Rogers Cookman.

Gentleman,)^. 1923; (2) Edlyne Narcissus Rogers Cookman,

Gentleman, b. 1925; (3) Elydyr William Rogers Cookman,

Gentleman, b. 1927. Seat — Monart, Enniscorthy, co.


Charles Sydney Cookman, Esq., Capt. The Welsh Regt.,
b. 1895; '"• 1922, Eleanor, d. of William Francis Pilcher,
M.D. . and has issue— Charles William Rogers Cookman,
Gentleman, b. 1927; and 2 daus. Res. — Ardkandrisk,
CO. We.xford.

Son of William Cookman, Esq., J. P. co. Wexford, of

Kiltrea Hou-e, co. Wexford (yngst. son of lidward

Rogers Cookman of Monart, see above), b. ; d.

; VI. d. of : —

William Henrv Elydyr Cookman, Gentleman, b.



COOKSON of Meldon Park and of Oakwood, Wylam
(H. Cell.). Per pale argent and gules, two legs couped at
the thigh in armour counterchanged. Mantling gules and
argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, a demi-lion
rampant supporting a staff ragul^e erect proper. Motto —
" Nil desperandum." Livery — (dress), Light buff, red
facings, striped red and white waistcoat ; (undress^ black-
brown, silver buttons.

Sons of Col. Philip Blencowe Cookson, C. M.G.,
O.B.E., late ist Life Guards, J. P., D.L. Northumb.,
b. 1871 ; d. 1928; m. 1902, Gwendoline, d. of late
Henry Arthur Brassey of Preston Hall, Kent : —
John Charles Blencowe Cookson, Gentleman, b. 1904.
Seat — Meldon Park, Morpeth, Northumberland.
Peter Henry Cookson, Gentleman, b. 1908.

Sons of Norman Charles Cookson, Gentleman, 1''. 1841 ;

d. 1909 ; m. 1873, Phoebe, d. of Robert Stirling Newall,

F.R.S., of Field Homse, Gateshead : —

Bryan Cookson, Gentleman, b. 1874; m. 1907, Millicent,

only d. of Thomas Elliott of Coaley Lodge, .Sunderland;

and has issue — Roland Antony Cookson, Gentleman, b.

1908. Res. —

Harold Cookson, Gentleman, b. 1876. Post. add. —
Clive Cookson, Gentleman, b. 1879.
Kenneth Cotkscn, Gentleman, b. 1882.
Son of George John Cookson, Gentleman, b. 1845;
m. 1869, Agnes, d. of W'illiam Hunter of Moor
Lodge, Newcastle-on-Tyne : —
Hugh Cookson, Gentleman, b. 1^77. Res. —

Son of William Isaac Cookson, Esq., J. P., of Benwell
Tower, b. 1812 ; d. 1889 ; m. ist, 1839, Jane Ann, d. of
William Cuthb;rt, Esq., J. P., of Beaufront Castle,
Hexham : —
Henry Theodore Cookson, Esq., J. P. Wilts.,/'. 1859;
m. 1886, Adeline Olivia, d. of John A. Woods of Benton

Major William Whicher Cookson, late R.A., b. 1862;
m. 1887, Fanny, d. of Gen. Chicheley Plowden ; and has

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