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Trin. Hall. Camb., J. P. Suffolk, Barrister-at-Law, Inner
Temple, Recorder of the Borough of Sudbury, Suffolk,
b. i860 (at birth and baptism named Harry Courthope-
Munroe); w. 1S81, Ellen, d. of James Elliott Shirley;
and has had issue — (i) Caryl Henry Courthope-Munroe,
Esq., b. 1890 [m. 1912, Dorothy, d. of Hubert Lee
Bevm ; and has issue — John David Ratley Courthope-
Munroe, Esq., b. 1913] ; (2) John Wilfrid Courthope-
Munroe, Esq., 6. 1893 ; d. on active service 1916 [»(. 1914,
Nancye, d. of Duncan S. Anderson ; and had issue —
Sheila Jacynth Ellen ; and Rosemary June] ; (3) Noel
Ratley Courthope-Munroe, Lieut. R.N., b. 1902. Res. —
The Manor House, Kelsale, Saxmundham, Suffolk ;
3 Harcourt Buildings, Temple; Palace Chambers, West-
minster, S.W. Clubs — St. Stephen's, Junior Carlton,
County (Ipswich).

COURTIS of Fairwater Croft (H. Coll. 29 Mar. 1916).
Sable, a Royal tent argent, poled and garnished or,
hned azure, in chief three mullets of the second. Mantling
sable Tnd argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, an
organ-rest sable, garnished or, the five pipes azure and
each charged with a mullet as in the arms. Motto —
" Cantis consiliis."

Son of John Courtis, of WiUiamstown, Australia : —

Sir John Wesley Courtis, Knt. Bach., J. P., Alderman,
and (1911) Lord Mayor of Cardiff, b. 1859 ; m. 1886,
Marian, d. of John Osborne Riches, of Cardiff ; and has
issue — Walter Courtis, Esq., b. 1891 ; Hilda ; Elsie.
Seat — Fair\vater Croft, Llandaff, co. Glamorgan. Clubs —
Constitutional, Carlton, Cardiff and County.

COURTNEY (H. Coll., 1906). Gules, three bezants,
on a chief or, as many Cornish choughs proper. Mant-
ling gules and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a
torteau charged with a dolphin or. Motto — " Ut
liberati serviamus."

Sixth son of John Sampson Courtney, of Alverton

House, Penzance, Cornwall, b. 1803 ; d. 1881 ;

m. 1 831, Sarah, d. of John Mortimer, of St. Mary's,

Scilly :—
Richard Acutt Courtney, Gentleman, b. 1847. Res.
— Penzance.

Only son of John Mortimer Courtney : —
Reginald Mortimer Courtney, Gentleman, b. 1871 ;
m. 1913, Ethel Mary, d. of late Henry Atkinson, of
Etchenim,nr. Quebec ; and has issue — Leonard Atkinson
Courtney, b. 1918. Xes. — Tolcarne House, Wilbrod
Road, Ottawa, Canada.



COVENTRY. Sable, a fesse ermine, between three
crescents or. Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, upon a garb or, lying fessewise,
a cock gules, comb, wattles and legs of the first. Motto —
" Candide et constanter."

Son of Rt. Hon. George William Coventry, Viscount
Deerhurst, b. 1808 ; d. 1838 ; m. 1836, Harriet
Anne, d. of Sir Charles Cockerell, Bart. : —
Rt. Hon. George William Coventry, P.C, 9th Earl of
Coventry (26 Feb. 1697), Viscount Deerhurst, co. Glos.,
High Steward of Tewkesbury, b. 1838 ; m. 1865, Blanche,
d. of 2nd Earl of Craven ; and has had issue — (i) George
William Coventry, Viscount Deerhurst, b. 1865 ; d. 1927
[m. 1894, Virginia, L.idy of Grace of the Hosp. of St.
John of Jerusalem, d. of William Daniel ; and had issue —
George William Reginald Victor Coventry, Viscount
Deerhurst, b. 1900 [m. 1921, Hon. Nesta Donne, d. of
ist Baron Kylsant ; and has issue — .^nne Donne ; Joan
Blanche (i?es. — Amroth Castle, Amroth,co. Pembroke)] ;
Hon. Helena Blanche [m. 1922, Viscount Sandon, ^LP.,
son of 5th Earl Harrowby {Res. — Sandon Hall, Staf-
ford ; 10 Upper Belgrave St., S.W.)] ; Hon. Peggy
Virginia [tn. 1925, Hon. Eustace Benyon Hoare (Seat —

Pirton Court, Wadborough, Worcs. Club — Carlton)] ;
(2) Hon. Charles John Coventry, C.B., J. P., D.L.
Worcs. , b. 1867 [w. 1900, Lily, d. of Fitz Hugh
Whitehouse, of Eastbourne Lodge, Newport, U.S.A. ; and
has issue — Charles William Gerald Coventry, Esq., b.
1900 ; Francis Henrv Coventry, Esq., b. 1912 ; Pamela
Elizabeth ; Diana i3ruen (Res. — Earls Croome Court,
Worcester. C/m6— White's)] ; (3) Hon. Henry Thomas
Coventry, b. 1868 [m. 1907, Edith, d. of Col. Lawrence
Kip, of New York, and has surv. issue — Victor Henry
Coventry, Esq., b. 1909 {Res. — Tendrying Hall, Stoke-
by-Nayland, Suffolk ; 8 Grosvenor Square, W. Clubs —
Carlton, White's)] ; (4) Hon. Sir Reginald Wilham Coven-
try, Knt. Bach., D.L., K.C., Barrister-at-Law, Inner
Temple, Recorder of Stoke-on-Trent, b. 1869 [m. ist, 1911,
Gwenllian Pascoe {J. 1925), d. of Edward Morgan, of 22
Harrington Gardens ; and has issue — Peter Coventry,
Esq., b. 1913; Arthur Reginald Coventry, Esq., b. 1919;
Mary Gwenllian; Joan Bettine Gwenllian; 2nd, 1926,
Frances Constance, widow of W. P. Jeffreys, of Cynghordy
{Res. — 3 Queen's Ride, Barnes Common. Club — Junior
Carlton)] ; (5) Hon. William Francis Coventry, b. 1875.
{Club — Carlton) ; (6) Hon. Thomas George Coventry,
b. 1885 [m. 1910, Alice, d. of Thomas Ward, of Wood-
bridge, Suffolk ; and has issue — WiUiam Thomas
Coventry, Esq., b. 1911 ; Robert George Coventry, Esq.,
6. 19 14 ; Henry Reginald Coventry, Esq., 6. 1915 ; Gerald
Victor Coventry, Esq., b. 1918 {Res. — Colquitz, Victoria,
B.C.)]; Lady Barbara Elizabeth [w. 1894, Gerald-Smith,
of Strensham Court, Worcester ; and has issue] ; Ladv
Dorothy [nt. 1910, Capt. Sir Keith Fraser] ; Lady Anne
Blanche [m. 1898, Capt. Prince Victor Duleep Singh {Res.
— 2 Rue Greuze, Paris)]. Seat — Croome Court, Seveme
Stoke, Worcs. Town res. — i Balfour Place, Park Lane,
W. Clubs — Turf, Carlton, Junior Carlton.

COVENTRY. Sable, a fesse ermine, between three
crescents or. Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, a garb or, fesseways, thereon a
cock gules, comb, wattles, and legs of the first Motto
— " Candide et constanter."

Eld. son of Rev. John Coventry of Burgate House,

Hants., b. 1819 ; d. 1897; m. 1842, Catherine

{d. 1901), d. of the late Col. Seaton, of Brook

Heath, Hants. : —

John Coventry, Esq., J. P. Hants., b. 1845 ; m. 1876,

Emily Mary, d. of Joseph Weld, of Lymington, Hants. ;

and has had issue — (i) John Joseph Coventry, Esq., late

temp. Capt. R.A.S.C, b. 1882 [m. 1910, Margaret Camilla,

d. of C. H. H. MacCartney, of Foxhold, Newbury ; and

has issue — 5 daus.] ; (2) Bernard Seton Coventry,

Gentleman, b. 1887 [m. 1910, Annie, d. of the late

James Cunningham, M.I.C.E., of Cyprus ; and has

issue — Anthony Seton Coventry, Gentleman, b. 1913 ;

John Joseph Seton Coventry, Gentleman, b. 1915.

(i?£s.— Broughton, Hants.) ; (3) Wilham St. John

Coventry, Lieut. Beds. Regt., b. 1893, killed in action

1914 ; and 5 daus. Seat — Burgate Manor, Fording-

bridge, Hants.

COWAN of the Baltic and Bilton (H. Coll.). Argent,
a saltire, and in chief a fieur-de-lys, all within a bordure
gules. Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, a fleur-de-lys gules, charged with an
escallop or. Motto — " Sic itur in altum." Livery — Blue,
yellow waistcoat.

Eldest son of Walter Frederick James Cowan, Esq.,

of Alveston, co. Warwick, Capt. Welsh Fusiliers, b.

1845 ; d. 1914 ; m. 1867, Frances Anne, d. of Henry

Lucas, of Glan-yr-Afon, co. Brecon : —

.Admiral Sir Walter Henry Cowan, K.C.B., D.S.O.,

M.V.O., ist Bart. (28 Jan. 192 1), of the Baltic, and of

Bilton, CO. Warwick, C. in C. North America and West

Indies Station 1926-28, b. 1871 ; m. 1901, Catherine

Eleanor, d. of Digby Caley, of Norton Grove, Yorks. ;

and has issue — Martha Rosemary. Res. — Bilton Cottage,

Rugby. Clubs — Naval and MUitary, Hurhngham.

COWAN (1837, L.O. ) — Argent, a saltire gules, on a
chief of the last an escallop of the first. Mantling^ gules,
doubled argent. Crest— Upon a wreath of his liveries, an
escallop argent. Motto — "Sic itur in altum." Livery —

Eld. son of Charles William Cowan of Loganhouse,
Midlothian, Esquire, J. P., D.L. , Capt. 3rd Batt. The
Royal Scots, b. May 27, 1835 ; d. 1920 ; m. 1861,
Margaret, eldest dau. of Robert Craig, Esq. : —




Alexander Cowan, Esq., J.P. of Loganhouse, Midlothian,
b. August 1, 1863; fn. ist, 1892, Alice Buchanan (d. 1912).
dau. of the late John Comrie Thomson, Q.C., Sheriff of
Forfarshire ; 2nd, 1913, Florence, d of Andrew Symington ;
and has issue — Charles John Alexander Cowan, Esq., Capt.
The Roy. Scots,*. 1892; rf. of woundsigiS; Capt. Alexander
Comrie Cowan, M.C., late The Roy. Scots, b. 1896 [m. 1919,
Helen Mary, eld. d. cf the late James Finlayson, and has

ssue — James Alan Comrie Cowan, Gentleman, b. 1923] ;
Ronald Colquhoun Cowan, late The Roy. Scots, b. 1898 [m.
1924, Violet Sydney, d. of Col. Bercsford Johnston, and
has issue — i son, (5. 1927] ; Charles David Symington Cowan,
Gentleman, (5. 1919. Estates — Loganhouse, Milton Bridge,
Midlothian. Residence — ValleyfieM, Penicuik, Midlothian.
Clubs— New Oxford and Cambridge, New (Edinburgh),
Conservative (Edinburgh).

COWAN (H. Co'l.). Gules, an Eastern crown between
two galtraps in fesse or, between three stags trippant argent,
each gorged with a collar gemel sable. Mantling gules
and or. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, in front of a
trunk of a tree erect, eradicated and fructed proper, a stag
argent, resting the dexter forefoot on a galtrap or. Motto
— " Sanctitas Deo."

Sons of Lieut. -Col. Phineas Cowan, one of H.M. s
Lieutenants for City of London, by his wife Rose,
eldest dau. of the late Samuel Moses of Stockwell
Lewis Phineas Cowan, Gentleman, 6. i860. /?es. —
Ciub — RoyaA Temple Yacht.

Harry Douglas Cowan, Gentleman, 6. 1865. Res. - 5
Craven Hill, W.2.

John Campbell Cowan, Gentleman, i. 1870. Res. —

(Cantab), D.Sc. (Glasgow), Fellow of Royal Faculty of
Physicians and Surgeons, Col. late R.A.M.C., T.F.. Hon.
Physician to the King in Scotland. Born 1870, being the
f urth and youngest son of the late }< hn B. Cowan, \1.D.,
LL.D., Professor of Materia Medica in the Univ. ofGlasgow,
and Anne his wife, second dau. of James W. Alston of
Stockbriggs, Lanarkshire. Arruorial bearings (1897, L, O. )
— Argent, a saltire gules, on a chief invected of the second
a fleur-de-lys of the first. Mantling gules and argent.
Crest— On a wreath of his liveries, an escallop or. Motto
— "Sic itur in altum." Livery — Red. Married, 1898,
Maud Mary, eldest d. of George W. Hamilton of West-
port, Row, Dumbartonshire ; and has issue— (i) Robert
Hamilton Cowan, Esq., Lieut. R.N., b. 1899; (2) James

William Ian Cowan, Gentleman, B.A. (Cantab.), b. 1906;
and Katha ine Marion. Res. — 14 Woodside Crescent,
Glasgow. C/«iJ— Western (Glasgow).

JAMES COWAN, Esquire, Justice of the Peace and a
Member of the Council for the county of Renfrew, second
son of Lachlan Cowan and his wife Lilias, daughter of
James Bruce. Armorial bearings (1888, L.O.)— Argent,
a saltire and a chief gules, the former charged with an
escallop or. Upon the escutcheon is placed a helmet be-
fitting his degree, with a Mantling gales, doubled argent ;

and upon a wreath of his liveries is set for Crest, issuant
out of a cloud a dexter hand proper, holding a heart gules ;
an:i in an escroU over the same this Motto, '' Vires et
fides." Livery — Claret colour, with white facings. Clubs—
Constitutional. Junior Constitutional, Conservative (Glas-
gow), Scottish Conservative (Edinburgh).

COWANS (H. Coll.). Argent, a chevron embattled
gules, between a chaplet of roses in chief of the last, leaved
vert and a demi-lion couped double-queued in ba^e, also




gules. Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, issuant from a wreath of roses argent, leaved
vert, a demi-lion double-queued as in the arms, holding
between the paws a wreath of oak fructed proper.

Son of John Cowans of Carlisle, Cumberland, and
Hartlands, Cranford, Middx. , m. Jennie Steven ; —
Brig. -Gen. Ernest Arnold Cowans, late Seaforth High-
landers, b. 1865. Club — Naval and Military.

COWDRAY, Viscount, see PEARSON.

COWEN (H. Coll., 9 Dec. 1926). Argent, on a saltire
between two annulets in pale and as many escallops in
fesse gules, an escallop of the field. Mantling gules and
argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a demi-fox
proper charged on the shoulder with an escallop gules.
Motto — " Sic itur in altum."

Eldest and only surviving son of John Anthony

Cowen, V.D.. J. P., of Blaydon Burn, Blaydon-on-

Tyne, co. Durham, b. 1831 ; d. 1895 ; m. 1873,

Isabella Lilley, d. of David Atkin, of Somerset

Place, Newcastle-on-Tyne : —

John Edward Cowen, Esq., J. P. co. Durham, 1901,

and Northumberland 1927, High Sheriff Northumberland

1927-8, b. 1873 ; m. 1903, Mabel Hunter, younger d. of

George Thompson, of Winlaton, co. Durham ; and has

issue — (i) John David Cowen, Gentleman, b. 1904 ;

(2) George Anthony Cowen, Gentleman, b. 1906 ;

(3) Denis Joseph Cowen, Gentleman, b. 1908 ; and Ruth
Mary. Res. — Minster Acres, Riding Mill, Northumber-
land. Clubs — Public Schools, Northern Counties (New-
castle-on-Tyne) .


COWPER of I Ealing (H. Coll. 12 Sept. 1923). Per
chevron or and sable, in chief two martlets of the second,
and in base_a cow passant argent, on a chief indented also




of the second, three bezants. Mantling sable and or.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a bull's head caboshed,
between two branches of cherry fructed proper. Motto —
" Optimum obsonium labor."

Eldest son of Alfred Cowper, of Westminster, b.

1845 ; d. 1882 ; m. 1868, Lucy, d. of Edward Beety,

farmer, of Long Sutton, Lines. : —
Alfred Edward Cowper, Gentleman, b. 1869; m. 1900,
Lucy Alice, d. of William Barson, of Hythe ; and has
issue — Alfred William Noel Cowper, Gentleman, b. 1905 ;
Michael Roy Cowper, Gentleman, b. 1916; Lucy Bar-
bara ; Mollie Annette. Res. — The Lodge, Mount Avenue,
Ealing, W.5.

FRANK COWPER. Gentleman, M.A. Univ. of Oxford,
late Lieut, ist Ad. Batt. Buckingham Volunteers. Bom
1849, beiiiR the second son of Henry Cooper, Gentleman, of
Forest Lodge, Shooter's Hill, in the co. of Kent, by his wife
Catherine Crwm, dau. of S. Lovegrove, and resumed the
original spelling of Cowper by Deed- Poll. AimoriaJ bear-
ing's — Argent, a sword fessewise proper, between three
martlets gules, on a chief invected azure, four annulets or.
Upon the escutcheon is placed a helmet befitting his degree,
with a Mantling gules and argent. Crest — Upon a wreath
of the colours, a lion's gamb erased or, charged with
two annuletsa azure, transfixed by a sword, as in the
arms, and holding a cherry branch proper. Motto —
" Tuum est.' Married, 1876, Edith Eliza, daughter of
the Reverend Edward Cadogan, Master of Arts, C'leik in
Holy Orders; and has had Issue — (i) Frank Cadogan
Cowper, Gentleman, A.R.A., b. 1877; (2) Lionel Cadogan
Cowper, Gentleman, b. 1880 ; (3) Col. Gerald Cadogan
Cowper, Gentleman, b. 1883 \_m. and has issi.e — 1 sonj ;
(4) Henry Evelyn Cadogan Cowper, Gentleman, b. 1886,
died 1887; Edith Alice Magdalen [;«. J. Wrigley] ; Gladys
Blanche Catherine [m. Capt. Guy Shipway (killed in action
1914)]; Gwenllyan Sibylla Mary [m. Col. J. Van Renan,
D.S.O.] ; and Nesta Evelyn Dorothea [m. Col. H.
Armstrong, late Egyptian Police]. Res. — St. Cross, Wm-

CARLETON COWPER. Born Nov. 17, 1889, being th-
second but only surviving son of Frederick Carleton Cowper,
by his wife Ella Elizabeth, only dau. of W. Middleton Moore,
Esq.. J. P., D.L., of Grimeshill, Westmorland. Armorial
bearing^ — .Azure, a chevron paly or and ermine, in chief
an annulet between two martlets argent ; and for his Crest,
upon a wreath of the colours, a buffalo's head erased per
fesse sable and or, armed of the last, charged on the neck
with a cross crosslet counterchanged, in the mouth a slip
of oak proper. MottO — " Industria et perseverantia. '
Livery — Dark blue, w aistcoat yellow and black. Estates
— Unthank and Carleton. Residence — Carleton Halt.
Penrith, Cumberland.

F.S. A., formerly Capt. ist V.B. Royal Lancaster Regt., and
Lieut. 3rd and 4th Batt. King's Own Royal Lancaster Regt.
Born June 17, 1865, being the secon 1 5on of Thomas Christo-

pher Cowper- Essex of Yewfield. Hawkshead, Lancashire, by
his wife Catherine Anne, dau. of Benjamin Hall of Grange-
over Sands, and Newton-in Cartmel. Armorial beaxingfl^




Or, two barrulets wavy azure, between two horseshoes in chief
sable and a lantern in base proper, a crescent for difference
[impaling the Arms of Dundas]. Mantling azure and or.
Crest— On a wreath of the colours, a cubit arm erect,
vested gules, cuffed argent, holding in the hand a lantern
suspended from a staff proper. Motto -" Conduce. '
Married, 1902, Amy Mary, eldest dau. of Major-Gen.
Charles Stirhng Dundas, R.E. (son of James Dundas of
that ilk) ; and has /ji««— Christopher Swainson Cowper,
Gentleman, B.A., G.I., Mech.E., b. 1903. Estate and
Res.— High. House, Hawkshead, Lanes. C/k*j— Constitu-
tional, R.A.C.

Col. 3rd Batt. Loyal Regt., b. 1863, being the eldest son
of Thomas Christopher Cowper - Essex, of Yewfield
Castle, Hawkshead, in the County Pal.Uine of Lan-
caster, and Oldfields, Acton, in the county of Middle-
sex, by Catherine Anne, dau. of Benjamin Hall of Grange-
over-Sands. Armorial bearings —Quarterly, i and 4,

1892, Helen (d. 1911), dau. of Major George Paris'^Salmon
(late of the Bengal Artillery), of Willanslee, Perth; 2nd,
1915, Helen, 5th d. of the late Alexander James Camp-

azure, within two chevronels or, a quatrefoil of the last,
between two griffins' heads couped ermine, the whole be-
tween three eagles displayed of the second (for Essex) ; 2
and 3, or, two barrulets wavy azure, between two horse-
shoes in chief sable, and a lantern in base proper (for
Cowper). Crests — i. on a wreath of the colours, on the
capital of an Ionic column, a griffin's head couped sable,
charged with two quatrefoils or (for Essex), 2. on a wreath
of the colours, a cubit arm erect, vested gules, the cuff
argent, holding in the hand a lantern suspended from a
staff proper (for Cowper). Motto— " Conduco." Estate
— Keen Ground, Hawkshead, Lanes.

ALFRED WILLIAM COX, Esquire, Justice of the
Peace ior county of Perth. Born 1861, being the fourth
son of George Addison Cox of Invertrossachs, Perthshire,
by his wife Eliza, dau. of David Methven, Kirkcaldy.
Armorial bearings — Or, a chevron azure between two
spur-rowels in chief and a lion's head erased in base gules,
langued of the second, within a bordure indented ermines.
Upon the shield is placed a helmet befitting his degree, with a
Mantling azure, doubled or. Crest -A dexter arm embowed
issuing out of the sea, holding in the hand an anchor in
bend sinister, cabled proper; and in an escroU above, this
Motto, " Praemium virtutis honos. " Married, ist, Sept. 8,

bell, of Rosneath, co. Dumbarton, and widow of Lome
Campbell, of Peaton, co. Dumbarton, and has Issue — Euan
Hillhouse Methven Cox, Gentleman, born June 19, 1893.
Seat — Glendoick, Glencarse, Perthshire.

COX (H. Coll.). Argent, three bars dancett6e gulea,
on a chief of the last, to the dexter a crescent, and to
the sinister a mullet of the field. Mantling gules and
argent. CJrest — On a wreath of the colours, a wolf's
head erased or, charged v/ith a fesse dancettee gules,
thereon a crescent and a mullet as in the arms.
Motto — " Come what may."

Son of Cox, of ,h. ; m. : —

Alfred William Cox, Gentleman, h. . Res. —

COX of Broxwood and Eaton Bishop (H. Coll.). Or,
three bars azure, within a bordure sable, on a canton
argent, a lion's face gules. Mantling azure and or.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, an antelope's head
erased per fesse or and azure, pierced through the neck
by a broken spear proper. Motto — " Nil amplius ore."
Sons of Richard Snead Cox, Esq., J. P. and D.L.,
High Sherifi co. Hereford 1858, Lord of the Manors
of Broxwood and Souldern, b. 1820 ; d. 1899 ;
m. 1853, Maria Theresa, d. of George Weld of Lea-
gram Hall, Lanes. : —
John George Snead-Cox, Esq., J. P. (q.v.).
Col. Richard Charles Clement Cox, 27th Regt., b. 1857 ;
tn. 1894, Marie Louise (d. 1912), d. of George Tyndall of
Tours, France ; and has issue — Ralph George Snead Cox,
Gentleman, b. 1894. Res. — ■

Edmund Joseph Cox, Gentleman, &. 1861 ; w. 1891,
Frances, d. of John Robarts of Melbourne, Australia ;
and has issue. Res. —

Francis Bede Simon Cox, Esq., Magistrate, Perak,
F.M.S., b. 1864 ; m. 1890, Winifride, d. of late Charles
Salvin ; and has issue — (i) Charles Cox, Gentleman,
b. 1 89 1 ; (2) Frederick Cox, Gentleman, b. 1898. Res. —
Kuala Lumpur, Selangor, F.M.S.

Walter Ignatius Cox, Gentleman, b. 1867. Res. —
Rev. Wilfred Aloysius Cox, O.S.B., b. 1872. Res.—

COX, of Methven Castle (L.O., 19 Nov. 1866).—
Or, a chevron azure between two mullets pierced in chief,
and a lion's head erased in base gules, langued of the
second. Mantling gules and argent. Crest— Upon a
wreath of his liveries, a dexter arm embowed, issuing out
of the sea, holding in the hand an anchor in bend sinister.




cabled proper. Motto, " Praemium virtutis honor." Liverv
— Blue and yellow.

Eld. son of Edward Cox, Esq., J. P.. D.L., M.A.

(Edin.l, d. 1850; d. 1913; m. 1875, Ada Mary, d. of

John Johnson Stitt of Liverpool: —

[m. April 20, 1926, Margaret Mary, d. of James Speid
of Forneth, Dunkeld, and has issue — Margaret Ann
Graham], hstates — SnaigowandGlenquaich, near Dunkeld,
and Clunie, near Blairgowrie, all in the co. of Perth.

James Ernest Cox, Gentleman, b. 1876 ; m. 1904, Agnei
Jane, d. of David Tod of Eastwood Park and Hartlield,
Renfrewshire; and has had issue — (i) Edward James Cox,
Gentleman, b. 1907; d. 1925; (2) David Ernest Cox,
Gentleman, Midshipman, R.N., 6. 1908; (3) Michael George
Cox, Geutleman, h. 1914 ; (4) Douglas Hunter Cox, Gentle-
man, h. 1916; and Agnes Margot. Seat — Metliven Castle,
Methven, Perthshire. Club — Oxford and Cambridge.

WILLIAM HEXRY COX, Esquire, J. P. for Perthshire.
Born April 14, 1865, being the eldest son of William Cox,
Esquire, Justice of the Peace, of Snaigow, in the county of
Perth [d. 1894), by his wife Elizabeth, d. of Henry Boase,
Doctor of Medicine, Fellow of the Royal Society, Fellow of
the Geological Society (Corn wall). Armorial bearings - He
bears for Arms : Or, a chevron azure between two spur-rowels
in chief and a lion's head erased in base gules, langued of
the second, within a bordure of the third, impaling the
arms of Kinloch of Gourdie, namely azure, on a chevron
between three mascles or, a boars head erased of the field,
a fleur-de-lys in chief of the second. Above the shield is
placed a helmet befitting his degre'^, with a Mantling azure,
doubled or ; and on a wreath of his liveries is set for Crest, a
dexter arm embowed, issuing out of the sea, holding in the
hand an anchor in bend sinister, cabled proper, and in an
escroll over the same this Motto," Prsemium virtutis honos. "
Livery — Drab coat, blue collar and cuffs. Married, June 6,
1893, Amy Verden (who d. March 21, 1894), dau. of the late
WiUiam Harrower Anderson, 13 Belgrave Crescent, Edin
burgh ; and has Issue—Amy Verden [m. 1913, Lieut. Phili
Hastings Irwin, R.N., and has issue -Angus DigbyHastings
b. April 17, 1917 ; and Bridget Verden, 1^. May 5, 1920]. He'
married secondly, April 28, 1896, Annie, daughter of the late
David James Kinloch, Esquire, Colonel R.A., of Gourdie ;
and has Issue— (i) Henry Kinloch Cox, Gentleman, b.
Sept. 6, 1898 [m. June 2, 1925, Joan Constance, d. of
W! O. Home, C.S.I. , I.C.S. (ret.), Birnam, co. Perth,
and has issue — (i) William Henry, b. March 23, 1926';

(2) William Archibald Cox, Gentleman, b. Sept. 15, 1901 ;

(3) Graham Kinloch Cox, Gentleman, b. Nov. 23, 1903

Postal address — Snaigow, Munhly, Perthshire. Clubs —
Conservative New (Edinburgh), County (Perth), Royal and
Ancient Golf (Saint Andrews).

COX (H. Coll.). Quarterly, i and 4, argent, a cock
gules, on a chief of the last a rose or, between two ostrich-

feathers erect argent (for Cox) ; 2 and 3, azure, a chevron
ermine, cottised or, between three doves rising proper




(for Button). Mantling argent and gules. Crests—
1. on a wreath of the colours, upon a mount vert, a cock
proper, ducally gorged or (for Cox) ; 2. on a wreath of