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Only son of Capt. Tames Stirling-Stuart of Castlemilk

and Milton, J. P., ' formerly Capt. King's Dragoon

Guards, b. 1825 ; d. 1887 ; m. 1852, Harriet Boswell

Erskine, d. of Matthew Fortescue of Belvidere,

Dublin :—

William James Crawfurd - Stirling - Stuart. Esq., D.L.

CO. Lanark, b. 1854 ; m. 1890, Constance Marie de Lormet,

(d. I9i6),d. of Alexander Dennistoun of Golfhill, CO. Lanark;

and has had issue— (i) James Stirling-Stuart, Gentleman, Lt.

Scots Gds. , b. 1891 ; d. of wounds received in action, 1914 ;

(2) Douglas Rae Stirling-Stuart, Esq., Capt. Scots Greys,

b. 1892 [m. 1920, Ruby, d. of H. Owen, Lord of Lilly

Brook, Charlton, Glos.]; and Helen Constance. Seats —

Castlemilk, Rutherglen, Glasgow ; Milton, Glasgow.

C/i/*j— Carlton, Turf.

CRAWHALL (H. Coll.). Argent, three battleaxes
chevronwise sable, between two chevronels engrailed gules.

Army Entrenching Battns., 1-. 1857. Res. — Whitehouse

the whole between three crows, also sable. Mantling sable
and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, upon a
mount vert, a crow sable, holding in the dexter claw a
battleaxe in bend proper. Motto — " Praesto et persto."
Son of John Bownas Crawhall of Clifton Down, Bristol,
b. 1827; d. 1903; m. Helen Emmet, of Craven Lodge,
Halifax, Yorks. : —
Walter John Crawhall, Gentleman, Solicitor, B.A.
(Oxon.), Lord of the Manor and Patron of the Living of
Nun Monkton, b. 1865; m. 1912, Annie Beatlie, youngest
d. of George Goodair Dey, formerly Bengal C.S. Seat —
Savage Garth, Nun Monktcn, Yorks.

CRAWLEY of Stockwood (H. Coll.). Or, on a fesse
gules, between three storks proper, as many cross crosslets
of the field. Mantling gules and or. Crest- On a wreath
of the colours, a crane proper, holding in the talon a fleur-
de-lys or.

Sons of John Sambrook Crawley, Esq., J. P., b. 1823 ;

d. 189s ; tn. 1852, Sarah Bridget, second d. of F'red-

erick Octavius Wells, Bengal Civ. Ser. : —

Col. Archer Parry Crawley, Grenadier Guards, served

n the Zulu War, 1879, with 3rd 60th Rifles ; Egyptian

War, 1885, with 3rd Gren. Gds. ; Boer War, 1900-2,

Comdg. 8th Imp. Yeo. Columns ; Great War, training 8th S.

Staffs. Batt., comdg. 5th and 8th Inf. Base Depots and 4th

Farm. Binfield, Bracknell, Berks. C/«3j— Guards', Arthur's.
Cecil Gordon Crawley, Esq. , C. B. E. , late Egyptian C. S. ,
has Order of the Nile (3rd Class), Medjiriieh (3rd Class),
Osmanieh (4th Class), b. 1862; m. 1898, Violet Elizabeth,
M. B. E. , third d. of the late Major Chadwick, 14th Hussars,
and has issue — Arthur Cecil Crawley, Gentleman, b. 1900 ;
and Patience Alice. C/«^— Arthur's.

CRAWLEY-BOEVEY of Flaxley Abbey. Erminois,
on a fesse azure, between three cranes proper, a saltire
couped between two cross crosslets fitchee or on a chief
erminois, a bend gules, charged with three guttes-d'or,
between two martlets sable. Mantling azure and or.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, on a mount vert, a
crane proper, collared, beaked, and holding in the dexter
claw a saltire or. Motto — " Esse quam videri."

Son of Sir Francis Hyde Crawley-Boevey, 6th Bart.,
J. P., a Verderer of the Forest of Dean, b. 1868 ;
d. 1928; m. 1896, EUza Barbara Blake, d. of W..
Blake McGrath, of Hope Hall, Pendleton :—
Sir Launcelot Valentine Hyde Crawley-Boevey, 7th
Bart. (22 Jan. 1784), b. 1900. Seat — Flaxley Abbey,
Newnhara, Glos.

Son of Sir Thomas Hyde Crawley-Boevey, 5th Bart.,
of Highgrove, Glos., b. 1837 ; d. 1912 ; m. 1865,
Frances Elizabeth, d. of Rev. Thomas Peters,
Rector of Eastington, Glos. : —
Rev. Arthur Curtis Crawley-Boevey, M.A., Oxford,
Rector of Grendon, Atherstone, co. Warwick, b. 1874 ;
m. 1906, Evelyn Rosalie, d. of Robert Carnegie, of
Terenure, Dubhn, and has issue — Robert Arthur Crawley-
Boevey, Esq., b. 1912 ; Nancy Albinia ; Juliet Blanche ;
Marjorie Evelyn ; Elizabeth Jocosa. Res. — Grendon
Rectory, Atherstone.

Son of Capt. Edward Martin Crawley-Boevey,
R. Sussex Regt. (who was second son of 5th Bart.),
b. 1873 ; d. 1914 ; m. 1905, Rosalie Winifred, d. of
Adm. Sir George Sartorius, G.C.B., of Thorwald,
Godalming : —
Richard Martin Crawley-Boevey, Esq., b. 1908.

Son of Arthur William Crawley-Boevey, Esq.,
Barrister-at-Law, Bombay C.S., b. 1845; d. 1913,
m. 1873, Annie Maria (d. 1924), d. of Gen. Sir
Robert Phayre, G.C.B. :—
Martin Crawley-Boevey, Esq., D.S.O., M.C., Capt. and
Bt.-Maj. D.C.L.I., b. 1883 ; m. 1919, Elizabeth Adela,




d. of the late Capt. Roger Hall, D.L. of Narrow Water.
CO. Down, and widow of Lt.-Col. N. Daniell, D.S.O.,
D.C.L.I. ; Tnd has issue — Anthony Crawley-Boevey,
Gentleman, b. 1921 ; Thomas Roger Crawley-Boevey,
Gentleman, b. 1922 ; Arthur Martin Crawley-Boevey,
Gentleman, b. 1924. Res. — Birchgrove, Crosswood, co.
Cardigan. Club — .\rmy and Navy.

Son of Santiago Carlos Crawley-Boevey, Gentleman,
b. 1846 ; d. 1897 ; m. , d. of Almos

Chadra of Valparaiso: —
Charles Crawley-Boevey, Gentleman, b. 1897. Res. —
Sons of James Henry Crawley-Boevey, Esq., fr. 1848 ;
d. 1898 ; m. 1878, Frances, d. of the late Charles
E. Hayes Lewington of Ticehurst, Sussex : —
Charles Arthur Crawley-Boevev, Esq., Maj. late
R.A.S.C, b. 1879 ; m. 1906, Elizabeth, d. of the late W.
Hartley King, of Woltcscote Hall, Stourbridge ; and has
issue — Winifred Daphne. Res. —

Leslie Crawley-Boevey, Esq., Capt late " The Green
Howards," b. 1884 ; m. 1920, Janet Marjorie,d of H. A.
Middleditch, J. P., of Tamworth House, Duffield. Res.—


CRAWSHAY of Merthyr Tydvil (H. Coll., 2 March
1793). Argent, on a mount in base vert, a plough proper,
on a chief azure a pale or, charged with the chemical sign


of Mars S sable, between two lions' heads erased gold.
Mantling' vert and argent. Crest — 'On a mount vert, a
tlog standing over a heap of cannon-balls proper. Motto
— "Perseverance." Livery — Blue coat, yellow and blue
striped waistcoat.

Sons of Richard Crawshay, b. 181 1 ; d. 1872 ; m. 1861,
Maria Ellinor Fair: —
Richard Crawshay, Gentleman, B. S. African Co., for-
merly of the Inniskillings, b. 1862. Res. —

Frederick William Crawshay, Esq., Capt. Bedfordshire
Regt., b. 1866. Res. — Hempnall House, Hempnall,
Lionel Ruttledge Crawshay, Gentleman, b.
Sons of Charles Crawshay, Esq., J. P.,
Norfolk, b. 1815; d. 1899; m. 1856,
Benjamin Cubitt : —
Charles Edward Crawshay, Gentleman, b. 1862 ; tn. 1889,
Marcella Mildred, d. of Gen. C. W. Thompson of Wethers-
field Place, Essex. Res. —

Walter Cubitt Crawshay, Gentleman, b. 1865 ; m. 1893,
Constance Esther Frances, d. of Major T. C. Briggs ; and
has issue — Walter Stanley Crawshay, Gentleman, Lieut.

. Res. —

of Hingham,

Eliza, d. of

5th Lancers, i). 1894 \m. 1918, Cyntliia Duncombe, d. of
the lateSlingsby Arthur Duncombe Shafto. Res. — Wood-
rising Hall, Hingham, Norfolk.

Sou of Richard Wood Crawshay, Esq. , J. P. co. Norfolk,

b. i860; d. \c)'22. ; m. 1891, Augusta Jane, d. of Lt.-

Gen. Hungerford Meyer BodJam, Bengal Army : —

Frederick Hungerford Baird Crawshay, Gentleman, b.

1895 ; m. 1920, Judith Muriel Beatrice, d. of tlie late Henry

Edward Millar, of Hampstea'l, and has issue — Margaret

Violet. Res. — Scole Lodge, Scole, Norfolk.

Son of Edward Crawshay, b. 1821 ; d. 1869 ; /;;. 1863,

Marion, d. of William Proudfoot of Toronto : —

Geoffrey Stratford Crawshay, Gentleman, Solicitor, b.

1863; m. 1891, Edith Alice, d. of late William Arthur

Robinson, Solicitor; and has issue — Myfanwy lUtwyd.

Res. — Bushey Nook, Teddington.

Son of William Crawshay, Gentleman, b. 1841 ; d.
1898 ; m. 1869, Julia Annie Allen : —

William Crawshay, Gentleman, b. 1871 ; m. 1892,

Jenkins. Res. —

Son of Francis Crawshay, Gentleman, of Treforest,

S. Wales, and Bradbourne Hall, Riverhead, Kent,

b. 1811 ; d. 1878; m. 1837, Laura, d. of Richard

Crawshay of Ottershaw Park, Surrey: —

Francis Richard Crawshay, Esq., J. P. for Glamorgan

b. \\ Jan. 1849; m. 21 April 1875, Isabella, d. of Hutton

Vignoles; and has issue — Francis Gwilym Crawshay,

Gentleman, b. ■2'j Mar. 1876 \m. 1906, Helen Mabel

Sophonisba, d. of F. W. Clark of Brasted, Kent]; Laura

Gwenllian Sjn. 1900, William Parker Bainbrigge, F. R.C.S.

{q.v.)\ and has issue]; and Evelyn Illtyd \m. 1905, W.

Guyde G. Warren, M. E. ; and has issue]. Livery —

Claret, Res. — Foxhill, Burghfield Common, Reading.

Sons of Tudor Crawshay, Esq., J. P., D.L., of Forest

House, Treforest, Glam., b. i Oct. 1850; d. 1921 ; m.

i8j7, Maria Augusta Hester, d. of Thomas Hester

Ay res : —

Owen Tudor Richard Crawshay, Esq., Maj. (ret.) Duke

of Wellington's Regt., J. P. Glamorgan, Livery — Green,

b. 17 Jan. 1878 ; m. 1926, Barbara Mary, only d. of the late

Devereux Nicholl-Carne, of Nash Manor, Cowbridge, co.

Glamorgan. ^^.f/a/e— Treforest, South Wales. Clubs —

Junior Carlton, Cardiff and County (Cardiff).

de Barri Crawshay. Gentleman, b. 1857; in. 11 July,
1878, Rose Mary, fourth d. of Rev. Walter Young, M.A.
(T.C.D.), of Templecarne. co. Donegal, Ireland; and
has surv. issue — Raymond Vaughan Edwin de Barri
Crawshay, Gentleman, b. s June 1885. £5/^/^— Treforest,
S. Wales. Seat — Rosefield, Sevenoaks, Kent.

Sons of Edwin Crawshay, Esq., J. P. co. Glos. , b. 1838 ,
d. 1902 ; m. 1862. Charlotte, d. of Rev. Francis Hole;
M.A. , Rector of Georgeham, Devon: —
Edwin Hole Crawshay. Esq.. J. P. co. Mon., b. 1867.

Henry Crawshay, Gentleman, b. 1873. Res. —
Son of Robert Thompson Crawshay, Gentleman, b.
1855; m. 1893, Mary, d. of Sir John Leslie, Bart.,
of Glaslough : —
Jack William Leslie Crawshay, Gentleman, M.C., Lieut.
Welsh Gds., S.R., b. 1894. .S^'c/— Caversham Park,

Sen of Richard Frederick Crawshav, Esq., I. P. and

D.L. CO. Brecon (High Sheriff 1887), b. 1858;

d. ; m. 1880, Temp6 Isabella, d. of Col. Oakes : —

Richard Oakes Crawshay. Gentleman, b. 1882; m. 1907,

Ann Talbot, d. of Lazarus Threlfall Baines. of Westbrook.

Seat — Ty Mawr, Abergavenny.

Son of George Crawshay, Esq., J. P.. of Haughton

Castle. Northumberland, b. 1821 ; d, 1896 ; m. 1847,

Eliza, d. of Sir John Fife : —

Arthur George Dufand Crawshay, Gentleman, b. 1851 ;

m. 1876, Annie, d. of Capt. Thomas Hilton of Nackington

House, Kent. Res. —

Sons of Codrington Eraser Crawshay, Esq., J. P.,

D.L.. b. 1851 ; d. 1912 ; m. 1881. Emily Howard, d. of

John Cartland of The Priory, King's Heath :—

Lieut. -Col. Codrington Howard Rees Crawshay. D.S.O.,

Roy. Welsh Fus., b. 1882; w. 1910, Leonie Mabel, d. of

Sir William Nelson, Bart.; and has issue — Codrington

Crawshay. Gentleman, 1^. 1920; Patricia Margaret Mary;

and Joan. Res. — Swallow House, Christian Maltord,


Alfred William Eraser Crawshay, Gentleman, b. 1884.

Geoffrey Cartland Hugh Crawshay, Gentleman, Lieut.
Welsh Gds., b. 1892. Res.—





CREAGH (U.O.). Argent, a chevron gules between
three laurel branches vert, on a chief azure as many bezants,
Mantling gules and argent. Crest — Upon a wreath of the
colours, a horse's head erased argent, caparisoned gules,
in the headstall of the bridle a laurel branch vert. Motto
— " Virtute et numine. "

Son of John Bagwell Creagh, b. 1825; d. 1906; m.
1854, Matilda Emily Victoria, eldest d. of Major
Garnet Wolselev, 25th Regt. (and sister of Field-
Marshal Viscount Wolseley, K.P., G.C.B.):—
Maj.-Gen. Arthur Gethin Creagh, C.B., R.A. (ret.),
comm. the 6th (Poona) Div. in India 1905, and the troops
in Mauritius 1907-1909, sometime A.D.C. to Gen. Lord
Wolseley, b. 1855; m. 1889, Beatrice Carlota, d. of
John Granville Grenfell ; and has issue — Elma Gethin
[/«. 1926, Baron S. R. H. de Neufville, 29th Dragoons] ; and
Moriet Elsie Maxwell \m. 1910, Brig. -Gen. Raymond
Theodore Pelly, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O.]. Seats— 'B^.Wy
Andrew, nr. Doneraile, co. Cork ; Creagh House, Doneraile.
Res. — Overton, Plymouth. Club — R. Western Yacht.
Erie Wolseley Creagh, Gentleman, b. 1859. Res. —

CREAGH of Cahirbane (U.O.). Argent, on a chevron
gules, between three laurel leaves vert, a trefoil or, on a
chief azure, as many bezants. Mantling gules and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a horsf;'s head erased
argent, caparisoned gules, in the head-stall of the bridle
a laurel branch vert, and charged on the neck for dis-
tinction with a trefoil of the last. Motto— " Virtute et
numine." Livery — Blue and silver.

Son of Charles Vandeleur Creagh, Esq., C.M.G.
(1892), of Cahirbane. co. Clare, Barrister-at-Law, late
Governor and Chief Justice of British N. Borneo
and Governor and Commander-in-Chief of Labuan,
b. 1842; d. 1917 ; m. 1882, Blanche Frances, d. of
late Capt. F. A. Edwardes of Rhydygors, co. Car-
marthen : —
James Vandeleur Creagh, Esq., D.S.O., Capt. R.N., /'.
1883; m. 1908, Adela May, d. of Philip C. Cork, Esq.,
C.M.G. ; and has issue — James Philip Vandeleur Creagh,
Gentleman, b. 1909 ; and Adela Grace Vandeleur. Seat—
Cahirbane, co. Clare. Club — United Service.

Son of General Sir Garrett O'Moore Creagh, V.C.,
G.C.B., K.C.B., Major-Gen. Indian Army, b. 1848;
d. 1923; m. ist, 1874, Mary [d. 1876), d. of John
Brereton ; m. and, 1890, Elizabeth, d. of late E. Read
of Kelverton, Bucks : —
Michael O'Moore Creagh, Esq., M.C., Maj. 15th
Hussars, b. 1892. Club — United Service.

Son of Major-Gen. Charles Augustine FitzGerald
Creagh, late S. Staffs Regt., b. 1838, d. 1902: w. ist,
Mary Anne, d.of Richard Doddof Elm Bank, Herts. : —
Charles Hamilton Vandeleur Creagh, Gentleman, b.
Sonof Giles Vandeleur Creagh, Gentleman, Lieut. Roy.
Bucks. King's Own Mil., b. 1849; ^- '< "'■ 1882,

Georgina Justina, eld. d. and coh. of Thomas Green
of Wilby and Athelington Hall, co. Suffolk, Lieut.
93rd Highlanders :
Giles Desmond Vandeleur Creagh, Gentleman, b. 1884.
Post, add.—

CREGAN of Ardcregan (U.O. ) Per pale argent and
gules, a wolf rampant between three human hearts all
counterchanged, on a canton sable, a dexter cubit arm
couped and fes=ewise, vested or, cuff indented of the first,
holding in the hand a sword erect entwined by a serpent
all proper. Mantling gules and argent. Crest— Out of
an antique Irish crown or, a demi-wolf rampant gules,
holding between the paws a human heart gold. Motto —
" Ardua tendo."

Only son of Thomas MacMahon Cregan of Ardciegan,
CO. Clare, b. , d. ; m. : —

Col. Thomas Andrew Cregan, R. E. , 1^. . Res. —

i860, being the eldest surviving son of the late Colmore
Frind Cregoe-Colmore of Moor End, by his first wife Mary,
dau. of the Rev. Edward Price Owen of Bettwys Hall, co.
Montgomery. Armorial bearings— Per chevron gules and
azure, nine billets, three, three, and three argent, and three
crescents, two and one argent. Mantling gules and
argent ; and for his Crest, upon a wreath of the colours,
out of a crescent or, a blackamoor's head in profile,
wreathed about the temples or and gules. Seat —


CRESSWELL (Vn. 1663). Gules, three plates, each
charged with a squirrel sejant proper. Mantling gules
and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a
Saracen's head couped at the shoulders proper, charged
with a mullet gules. Motto — " Aut nunquam tentes aut

Sons of Charles Estcourt Cresswell, Gentleman, of
Leckhampton Hall, Cheltenham, b. 1832 ; d. 1893 ;
m. 1867, Phoebe, d. of Tom Hughes Coxwell, of
Brighton : —

Arthur John Grinfield Cresswell, Gentleman, b. 1872 ;
tn. 1926, Constance Norah Edith, d. of Henry George
Lindesay. Club — New (Cheltenham).

William Warneford Cresswell, Gentleman, Solicitor,
b. 1875. Res. — Nairobi, Kenya Colony.

Charles Sackville Cresswell, Gentleman, b. 1880.
Res. — Exebridge, Dulverton, Somerset.

Herbert Pinkney Cresswell, Esq., M.B.E. (mil.),
served Great War as Capt. East African Forces (des-
patches), b. 1881 ; m. 1921, Euphemia, eldest d. of

David Andrews, Esq., J. P., W.S. and Banker of Alticar-
noch, Govan, Ayrshire ; and has issue — Estcourt
Richard Cresswell, Gentleman, b. 1923 ; and Elizabeth
Phcebe Coxwell. Seat — Ardeley House, Chipping Camp-
den, Glos. Club — New (Cheltenham).

GEORGE CRESSWELL, Esquire, J. P. and D.L.,
High Sheriff 1895 for co. Hereford, Lord of the Manor
of Ocle Pychard. Born Jan. 27, 1856, being the eldest son
of the late Thomas Cresswell of Enfield House, Hudders-
field, by his wife Mary, dau. of Walter Newton, late 21st
Light Dragoons, of Womersley Grove, Pontefract. Ar-
morial bearings (H. Coll., 2 Feb. 1895)— Per fesse gules
and or, a pale, three squirrels sejant and as many trefoils
slipped, all counterchanged. Mantling gules and or.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, between two eagle's
wings gules, gutt^e-d'or, a bird-bolt of the last, thereon a
squirrel sejant proper, holding in the paws a trefoil slipped
vert. Motto — " Vincit amor patriae." Married, 1886,
Edith Jane, dau. of Rev. Canon Snowden, Rector of
Kirkby Overblow, Yorks. ; and has Issue — (i) George
Edmund Cresswell, Gentleman, b. 1887 [w. 1920, Mavis,
d. of the late T. Rutherford, of Umballa, India]; (2) Cyril
Eystein Cresswell, Gentleman, b. 1888 [m. 1920, Agnes,
d. of Rev. Freemantle Bishop, and widow of Lieut. E. S.
Pritchett]. Seat— Oc\& Court, Hertford.




CRESSWELL (U.O.). Gules, a bezant, on a chief
embattled or, three squirrels sejant, each cracking a nut
proper. Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, a squirrel sejant proper, cracking

Holy Orders, fi. i88g ; /n. 1916, Olive, d. of Rev. Frederick

a nut or. Motto — " Pais bien advienne que pourra."
Badge — -Gules, a squirrel sejant, cracking a nut proper,
within an orle of eight bezants, encircled by a garter
bearing the motto. Livery — Black, maroon facings.
Only son of David Gordon Cresswell, Gentleman,
of Fagley House, Fagley, Yorks., b. 1840 ; d. 1887 ;
m. 1865, Agnes, d. of James Edgar, of Westerham,
mdow of Edward Hill, of Ashford, co. Kent, and
g.-dau. of Sir William Alston, 8th and last Bart. : —
Lionel Cresswell, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, Middle
Temple, J. P. W.R. Yorks. (1918), C.C. (1919-22), C.A.,
1922-28, Lord of the Manor of Burley-in-Wharfedale, and
patron of the living of St. Mary the Virgin, b. 1866 ;
m. 1886, Margaret Anne, d. of Charles Woodcock, Gentle-
man ; and has had issue — Noel Alston Cresswell, Gentle-
man, b. 9 May 1888 ; d. i Oct. 1888 ; Margaret lanthe
Edgar Alston [m. Samuel Durham Lodge, Gentleman,
F.R.C.S.]; Ruth Inez Arnold Alston ; Helen Rosalind
Alston, d. 1915 ; Joan de Clare Eleanor Evelyn Alston
[m. Horace Bowyer Smith, Gentleman] ; and Dorothy
Ankaret Evelyn Alston Edgar. Seats— The Hall,
Burley-in-Wharfedale, Yorks. ; Crackenthorpe Hall,
Westmorland. C/«6s— Constitutional, Bradford (Brad-

CREWDSON (H. Coll., 5 Nov. 1888). Or, on a chevron
azure, between twoestoiles in chief and a fleur-de-lys in base
sable, three fox-heads erased of the first. Mantling azure
and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a fox's head
erased or, charged with an estoile and between two
fleurs-de-lys azure. Motto— " Sapientia tutus." Liter}'—
Dark blue.

Sons of Rev. George Crewdson, .\I.A. (Camb.), Hon.

Canon of Carlisle, />. 1840; d. 1920; 7/1. 1870, Mary

Salome Hay, d. of Rev. Hay Sweet-Escott, Rector of

Kilve, Bridgwater : —
William Dillworth Crewdson, Esq., M.A., LL.B.
(Cantab.), T.D.. J. P., D.L. and (1912) High Sheriff West-
morland, Lt.-Col. 4th Batt. The Border Regt. 1920-26,
Brev. Col. 1924, Barr.-at-Law, d. 1879; m. 1907, Cicelv
Maud, d. of John Bruce Nichols, and has issue— Evelyn
Katharine; Deborah Cicely; and Nancy Sweet-Escott.
/fes.-Helme Lodge, Kendal. C/z/i^ -Junior Carlton.
Rev. Harold Escott Crewdson, NLA. Cantab.. Clerk in

Knight, and has issue — Joan Olive ; and Alison Sweet-
Escott. /?es. — St. James's Vicarage, West Derby. Clui —
Athenaeum (Liverpool).

Son of Henry Crewdson, Gentleman, d. 1852 ; m. 1882,
Margaret Croom, d. of Alexander Andrew Fergusson
of Glasgow and of Loch Goil, Argyllshire: —
Henry Alastair Fergusson Crewdson, Gentleman, fi. 1897.
J?es. — Nottingham.

The Honourable Sir ROBERT OFFLEY ASH-
CREWE (1911), Earl of Crewe, co. Chester (1S95), Viscount
Madeley (1911), and Baron Houghton of Great Houghton,
in the West Riding of co. Yorks. (1863), and in the Peerage
of the United Kingdom, a Member of Her Majesty's
Most Honourable Privy Council, Lord-Lieutenant of
Ireland 1892-95, Lord President of the Council 1905-8,
Secretary of State for the Colonies and Lord Privy Seal
1908-10, Secretary of State for India 1910-15, L< rd Pre-
sident of the Council 1915-16, and President of the Board
of Education 1916, Chairman L.C.C. 1917, Lord Lieutenant
of CO. London 1911, and President of London Territorial
Association, Chincellor of Sheffield University 1917, H.M.
Ambassador at Paris from 1922, Master of .^rts of the
University of Cambridge, LL.D. Cambridge, Liverpool and
Leeds, D.C.L. Oxford and Durham Universities, has the
Victorian Chain, Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour, and
Grand Cross of White Eagle of Serbia. Born Jan. 12, 1858,
being the only son of the Rt. Hon. the first Baron Houghton ,
by his wife the Hon. Annabella Hungerford. dau of the Rt.
Hon. the second Baron Crewe ; appointed Lieut, ist West
Yorks. Yeomanry Cavalry 1878 ; was Private Secretary to
Earl Granville 1883-84 ; a Lord-in-Waiting to Her Majesty
1886; succeeded his father as Lord Houghton in 1885, and
assumed by Royal Licence, in the year 1894, the additional
surname and arms of Crewe. Armorial bearing's — He
bears for Arms : Quarterly, i and 4, azure, a chevron be-
tween three windmill-sails or (for Milnes) ; 2 and 3, :izuie, a
lion rampant argent (for Crewe). Above the escutcheon is
placed the coronet of his rank, and thereupon a helmet be-
fitting his degree, with a Mantling azure and or ; and for
his Crests — i. upon a wreath of the colours, a garb or,
charged with a fesse dancett^e azure, thereon three mullets
argent (for Milnes) ; 2. out of a ducal coronet or, a lion's
gamb argent, armed gules (for Crewe). Supporters — On
either side a pegasus argent, gorged with a collar dancett^e
azure, thereon three mullets argent, in the mouth a branch
of laurel proper. Motto — " Scio cui credidi." Married,
ist, June3, 1880, Sibyl Marcia, fourth dau. of Sir Frederick
Graham, Bart., of Netherby, by his wife Lady Jane Her-
mione, dau. of the Most Noble the twelfth Duke of Somer-
set ; and by her (who died Sept. 19. 1887) has had Issue—
the Hon. Richard Charles Rodes Milnes, b. July 30, 1882
(d. March 20, 1890) ; Lady Annabel Hungerford [m. ist, 1902




Capt. the Hon. Arthur Edward Bruce O'Neill, 2nd Life
Guards (killed in action 1914), and has issue ; 2nd, 1922,
Major James Hugh Hamilton Dodds, C.M.G., T.D,, H.M.
Consular Service] ; Lady Celia Hermione [/«. 1906, Sir
Edward Clive Coates, 2nd Bart., late 15th Has., and
has issue]; and Lady Helen Cynthia [m. 1908, Hon.
George Charles Colville — and has issue]. He married
secondly, 1899, Lady Margaret Etrenne Hannah Primrose,
C.L, J. P., d. of the Rt. Hon. the 5th Earl of Rose-
bery, K.G., K.T. ; and has had further issue — Richard
George Archibald John Lucian Hungerford, Earl of Made-
ley, d. 191 1 ; d. 31 March, 1922 ; and Lady Mary Evelyn
Hungerford, d. 1915. Seats — Crewe Hall, Crewe, in the
CO. of Chester ; and Madeley Manor, Newcastle, in the
CO. of Stafford ; Woodcote Grove, Epsom ; Crewe House,
Curzon Street, W.i. Cluds — Brooks's, Marlborough, Turf,

CREWE- READ (R.L., 15 March 1836, H. Coll.).
Quarterly, i and 4, azure, a griffin segreant or (for Read);
2 and 3, azure, a lion rampant argent (for Crewe). Mant-
ling azure and or. Crests — i. on a wreath of the colours,
an eagle displayed sable (for Read) ; 2. out of a ducal
coronet or, a lion's gamb argent, charged with a crescent
gules (for Crewe).

Sons of Lt.-Col. Offley John Crewe-Read, J. P., d.

1848 ; d. 1902 ; m. 1875, Elizabeth Stuart {d. 1905), and

d. of Hon. Edward Morris Erskine, C.B. , and grandd.

of Rt. Hon. David Montagu, 2nd Lord Erskine: —
Col. Randolph Offley Crewe-Read, D.S.O. , J. P. co.
Montgomery, served Great War and Afghan War with
South Wales Borderers, 6. 1876 ; m. 1900, Mary Helen, d.
of Chirles Bennett of Nashville, Tennessee ; and has issue —
Stuart Erskine Crewe-Read, Esq., Lieut. R.N., 3. igoi ;

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