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or, between four doves close, each holding in the beak a
sprig of laurel slipped and fructed proper, five lozenges of
the first. Mantling gules and or. Crest— On a w; eath of
the colours, between two ears of wheat stalked and leaved,
or, a stump of a tree sprouting proper, thereon a dove as in
the arms.

Son of Samuel Fielden, Esq., J. P., of Centre Vale^

Todmorden, i5. 1816; d. 1889; m. , Sarah Jane

{d. 1910), d. of I . Yates of Liverpool : —
John Ashton Fielden, Esq., [.P. and D.L. (High Sherift
1908) Camb., and J. P. (High Sheriff 1908) Hunts., b 1859.
Seat — Holmewood, near Peterbor-^ugh. Club — Junior

Son of Thomas Fielden, Esq., J. P. and D.L., M.P.

S.E. Lancashire 1886-92 and 1895-7, b. 1854 ; d. 1897 ;

m. 1878, Martha, d. of Thomas Knowles, M.P. for

Wigan : —
John Fielden, Esq., J. P. West Riding of Yorks., Capt..
Res. of Officers, late Lieut. Royal Scots Greys, served in
S. Africa 1900-2, b. 1880 ; m. 1926, Ida Betty, d. of Meyrick
Edward Selby Lowndes, of Mursley, Winslovv, Bucks.
5ea/— Griniston Park, Yorks. Clubs — Boodle's, Cavalry,
Yorkshire (York).

Sons tf Joshua Fielden, Esq., J. P., of Nuffield Priory,

Surrey, M.P. East Div. W.R. Yorks. 1868-80, b. 1827 ^

d. 1887 ; m. 1851, Ellen, d. of Thomas Brocklehurst of

The Fence, Macclesfield: —
Edward Brocklehurst Fielden, Esq., J. P. (High Sheriff
1911) for Shropshire, M.P. South-East Lancashire (Middle -
ton Div.) 1900-6, Exchange, Manchester since 1924, b.
1857; 771. ist, 1884, Mary Ellen [d. 1902), third d. of
Thomas Knowles of Darnhall, Cheshire; 2nd, i9o6,Mysie,
d. of late William Tweed ; and by his first mar. has issue —
(i) Edward Anthony Fielden, Esq., Maj. (ret.) loth
Hussars, b. 1886 ; (2) Arthur Nicholas Fielden, Gentleman,
/> 1890; (3) Geoffrey Fielden, Gentleman, b. 1893; and
E len Seat— 'DohroyA Castle, Lancashire.

Joshua Fielden, Esq. , J.P'. co. Warwick, b. ; w. ist,

1895, Marion Ethel, elder d. of Col. Sir E. B. Sladen ; 2nd,
1901, Dora, third d. of late Thomas Henry Ismay of
Dawpool. A'fj.— Kineton House, Kineton, co. Warw-ick.
Harold Fielden, Esq., D.S.O., Capt. late 7th Hussars, b..
1868. A'w.— Chilworth Court, nr. Romsey, Hants.




FIELDHOUSE of Austy Manor (H. CoU.). Quarterly
gules and sable, a cross argent between four garbs or, on
a chief of the third a rose of the first barbed and seeded
proper between two crosses couped also gules. Mantling

gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a
boar's head couped proper, holding in the mouth an arrow
erect point upwards, and charged on the cheek with an
annulet or. Badge — A rose gules, barbed and seeded
proper leaved and slipped vert, the whole enfiled with
a coronet composed of four roses and four crosses couped
set upon a rim or. .Motto — " Infirmis opitulare."

Son of Thomas Fieldhouse, Gentleman, of Newport,

Salop : —
The late William John Fieldhouse, Esq.,C.B.E., F.S.A.,
J. P., Knt. of Grace of the Order of the Hospital of
St. John of Jerusalem in England, b. 1858 ; m. 1882,
Lucy, d. of Abraham Wood, of Holditch Farm, N. Staffs.,
andd. 1928. Res. — Austy Manor, Wootton Wawen, co.



FIFE (H. Coll.). Or, a lion rampant gules, gutt6e-d'or,
between three ihistles slipped and leaved proper, Crest
— On a wreath of the colours, out of tlie battlements of a
tower proper, a demi-lion gules, holding in the dexter
paw a saltire argent, and resting the sinis'er paw on an
escutcheon or, charged with a thistle as in the anus.
Motto — " Virtute et opera."

Son of Lt.-Col. Alexander John Fife, late King's Royal
Rifle Corps, d. 1880; d. 1917; m. 1915, Mary Aileen,
d. of Edward Hubert Courage, of Kirkby Fleetham
Hall, Yorks. :—
William Alexander Fife, Gentleman, 6. 1915. Seat —
Langton Hall, Northallerton, Yoikshire.

Son of Major William Henry Fife-Cookson, late 9th
Lancers, J. P., assumed the additional surname of
Cookson 1911,3. 1845; d. 1912 ; >/i. 1879, Janet, eldest
d. of Vice-Adm. Alexander Buyle, R.N. : —
Harry Auboiie Fife, Gentleman, 6. 1886.

Sons of William Henry Fife, 6. 1819; d. 1874; m. 1st,

1843, Lucy, d. of John Cookson; w. 2nd, 1865,

Caroline Jane, only d. of Sir Thomas Digby Legard,

Bart. :—

Herbert Legard Fife, Esq., J.P , i. 1866; m. 1897,

Florence Josephine, d. of H. J. Toulmin of the Pr^, St.

Albans, Herts ; and has issue — Dorothy Florence ; and

Marjorie Agnes. /?es. — Staindrop House, Staindrop S.O.,

CO. Durham.

Lt.-Col. Ronald D'Arcy Fife, C.M.G., D.S.O., 19th York-
shire Regt., late A.D.C. to Governor of Madras, 6. 1868;
m. ist, 1898, Alice Louisa (d. 1898), elJest d. of Arthur
Duncombe of Sution Hall; m. 2nd, 1913, Margaret Albert,
d. of Albert Osliff Rutson. Seat — Nunnington Hall, York.

FIFE (L.O.). Or, a lion rampant gules armed and
langued azure, on a chief sable a Greek cross between
two cross crosslets fitched of the field. Mantling sable,
doubled or. Crest — A lymphad sable in full sail proper,
flagged gules. Motto — " l-irme et forte."

Eldest son of James Balderston, Gentleman, b. 1855 ;
d. 1927; m. 1885, Janet, d. of William Fife : —
Robert Balderston Fife (formerly Bali erston). Gentle-
man, d. 1886. /?«. — The P. ace, Fairlie, co. Ayr.


FILGATE (U.O.). Azure, two bars argent between six
mullets three two and one or, a canton gules for difference.
Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours a gryphon sejant salient argent, pierced through
the breast with a broken spear or, the point in its beak, and
charged with an estoile gules for difference. Motto-^
" Virescit vulnere virtus."

Son of Richard B. Henry, Gentleman : —

Richard Alexander Baillie Filgate (formerly Henry),
Gentleman, who by Royal Licence, in compliance with a
condition in the will of William de Salis Filgate, took the
surname of Filgate only, 3. 1877; m. 1902, Eileen Georgina,
only surv. d of late William de Salis Filgate, Esq., J. P.,
of Lissrenny. Seats — Rathnestin, Ardee, co. Louth ;
Lissrenny, Ardee, co. Louth.

FILLEUL, originally of Jersey (H. Coll.). Per pale
argent and or, on a bend gules three escallops of the second.
Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the

colours, a unicorn's head erased argent, gorged with a collar
gules, charged with three escallops or. Motto — "In
tutela beata. "

Sons of Rev. Philip Valpy Mourant Filleul of South-
brook, Upwey, MA. (Oxon.),(J. 1824; rf. 1901; m. 1853,
Marianne, d. of Samuel Rainbow Girdlestone, Barris-
ter-at-Law : —
Rev. Philip William Girdlestone Filleul, M.A. (Oxon.),




b. 1854; m. 1882, Elizabeth, d. of Eusebius Joseph Rod-
way; and has had issue— ii) Phihp Rowland Fiileul, Gentle-
man, b. 1885 [m. 1913, Eileen Stewart Luxniooie Hocliin,
and has ishue— Philip Richard Stewart Filleul, Uentlcman,
b. 1918]; (2) Leonard Aniauri Filleul, Gentleman, b. 1888;
killed in action 19 14 ; (3) Ernest Edward Filleul, Gentle-
man, b. 1892 [w. 1927, Nancy E., d. o( Edward Comber];
Elsie Marianne ; and Dorothy Blanche. Res. — Combe
Down, Bath.

Rev. S.imuel Edward Valpy Filleul, Clk. in H. Orders,
M.A. (Oxon.), b. 24 lune 1855: m. 17 Dec. 1891, Mary
Jane Bashall, d. of Richard Rodgett ; and has had issue— (i)
Richard Rodgett Filleul, Gentleman, <?. i Oct. 1892 ; d. 1921 ;
(2) Philip Miles Filleul, Esq., D.S.C., Lieut. -Comdr. R.N.,
b. 13 Apl. 1894 ; (3) John Valpy Filleul, Gentleman, Lieut.
K.A..,b. I June 1898 ; (4) Francis Edward Filleul. Gentleman,
b. 19 Feb. I9'i2; Grace Mary; Phyllis Elizabeth; Ruth
Marianne ; and Evelyn Jeannette. Res. — Sandford House,

Son of William Gabriel Filleul of Nelson, N.Z., b. 1831 ;
d. 1902 ; m. 1859, Louisa Anne Belcher : —

Richard Algernon George Fiileul, Gentleman, b. 1863 ;
m. 1898, Frances Matilda, d. of Eustace Wriothesley
Roxby; and has with other issue— (i) Eustace William
Filleul, Gentleman, b. 1899; (2) Gerald Roxby Filleul,
Gentleman, b. 1901. Seat — Taupata Estate, Collingwood,
New Zealand.

FINCH. Argent, a chevroa betw^eeu three griffins
passant sable. Mantling sable and argent. Crest — A
griffin passant sable. Motto — " Aperto vivere veto."

Son of Hon. Heneage Greville Finch, Lord

Guernsey, Capt. Warwickshire Yeo. and Irish Gds.,

eldest son of 8th Earl of Aylesford, h. 1883, killed

inaction 1914 ; m. 1907, Hon. Gladys Cecil FeUowes,

d. of 2nd Baron de Ramsey : —

Rt. Hon. Heneage Michael Charles Finch, 9th Earl of

Avlesford 119 Oct. 1714), Baron of Guernsey (15 Mar.

17031 [Supporters — On the dexter, a griffin sable ducally

gorged or; on the sinister, a lion or ducally gorged

azure], 6. 1908; s. his grandfather 1924. Seats — Pack-

ington Hall, Coventry ; Diddington Hall, Coventry ; The

Friars, Aylesford, Kent.

Sons of Rt. Hon. Charles Wightwick Finch, 8th
Earl of Aylesford, by his 2nd wife, Ella Victoria, d.
of John Ross, and widow of Capt. James W. Linton,
of Heraingford, Hunts. : —
Hon. Charles Daniel Finch-Knightley, J. P., Capt.
Rifle Brigade, who assumed 1912 the additional sur-
name of Knightley, b. 1886 ; m. 1918, Aileen, d. of W.
Boyle ; and has issue — Charles Ian Finch-Knightley,
Esq., b. 1918 ; Anthony Heneage Finch-Knightley, Esq.,
b. 1920. Res. — The Grove, Chigwell Row, Essex. Club

Hon. Ronald William Edward Finch, R.N. (ret.),
b. 1889 ; m. 1920, Grace, d. of Walter Langley, of
Victoria, British Columbia. Res. — Finchers, Newbold
Pacey, co. Warwick.

FINCH of Burley-on-the-Hill (H. Coll.). Argent, a
chevToi) between three griffins passant sable, a bordure
wavy ermines. Mantling sable and argent. Crest— On
a wreath of the colours, a pegasus courant argent, winged,
crined, and unguled or, debruised by a pallet wavy sable.
Motto — " Nil conscire sibi."

Son of Rt. Hon. George Henry Finch, P.C, of Burley-
on-the-Hill. M.P., J. P., andC.C. for Rutland, M.A.
(O.xon.), Hon. Maj. Leics. Yeom., b. 1835; d. 1907;
m. ist, 1861, Emily Eglantine (d. 1865), eld. d. of
John Balfour of Balbirnie ; 2nd, 1871, Edith, d. of
Alfred Montgomery: —
Wilfred Henry Montgomery Finch, Esq., J. P. co. Rutland
(High Sheriff 1926), Lord of the Manors of Burley, Egleton,
Greaiham, Hambleton, Oakham, and Leigh Fields, b.
1882. Seat Burley-on-the-Hill, Oakham, Rutland. Chtbs
— Bath, Boodle's.

FINCH (H. Coll.). Argent, on a pile azure, between
two chaplets of roses in base gules, a goldfinch close
proper. Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, in front of a hillock, thereon a goldfinch as
in the arms, a branch of a hawthorn-tree or. Motto—
" Honor eiaequitas."

Sons of Henry Finch of Weston Hall, Upper Norwood,
London, S.E.. b. 1808; d. 1862; m. 1839: —
Henry Hobson Finch, Gentleman, b. 1845. Res. —
George H. Finch, Gentleman, b. 1846. Res. —

FINCH (15 Sept. 1825, H. Coll.). Azure, on a chevron
engrailed ermine, between three gryphons passant, with
wings elevated or, a lion's head erased sable, between two
magpies proper. Crest — Upon a wreath of the colours, a
gryphon segreant azure, bezant^e, the wings elevated or,
holding between the paws an escocheon ermine, charged

with a lions head erased as in the arms. ' Motto —
" Carpe diem." Livery — Blue, with blue and yellow
striped waistcoat and brass buttons.

Sons of Henry Finch, Gentleman, of Willesden,
Barrister-at-Law, b. 1831 ; m. ist, 1868, Catherine,
d. of William Scott of Kensal Manor House, Willes-
den, CO. Middlesex, and of Leith, Scotland (d. 1879);
ni. 2nd, 1881, Sarah Jane, d. of the late Lt-Col. Browne
of Breaghwy, co. Mayo, Ireland : —
Henry William Finch, Gentleman, b. 1869.
Ernest Cormack Finch, Gentleman, b. 1870 ; m. 1905,
Margaret Helen (d. 1906), d. of T. F. Leadbitter, of Auck-
land House, Willesden, Middx. ; and has had issue —
Marjorie Catherine.

Robert Geoffrey Finch, Gentleman, b. 1879; m. 1907,
in Mexico, Millicent Catherine Blarney.

FINCH-HATTON. Argent, a chevron between three
griffins passant sable. Crest — A pegasus courant argent,
wings or. Motto — " Nil conscire sibi."

Sons of Rt. Hon. Sir Henry Stormont Finch-Hatton,
13th Earl of Winchilsea, b. 1852 ; d. 1927 ; m. 1882,
Anne Jane [d. 1924), d. of Adm. of the Fleet, Sir
John Codrington, K.C.B. : —
Rt. Hon. Sir Guy Montagu George Finch-Hatton,
14th Earl of Winchilsea (nth July 1628), Earl of
Nottingham (12 May 1681), Viscount Maidstone, of Maid-
stone (8 July 1623), Baron Finch, of Daventry, co.
Northampton (10 Jan. 1673), Bart. (29 June 161 1), Lord
of the Manor of Wye [Supporters — On the dexter a
pegasus, argent, ducally gorged or; on the sinister a
griffin sable gorged as the dexter], O.B.E, D.S.C., late
Lt.-Col. R.A.F., b. 1885 ; tn. 1910, Margaretta Armstrong,
d. of Anthony Joseph Drexel ; and has issue — Christopher
Guy Heneage Finch-Hatton, commonly called Viscount
Maidstone, b. 1911 ; Hon. Daphne Margarita; Hon.
Henrietta Diana J uanita. Res. — 23 Manchester Square,
W. C/Mi>s— White's, Bath, Carlton.
Hon. Denys George Finch-Hatton, M.C., b. 1887.

FINDLATER (U.O.). Azure, a chevron between three
estoiles in chief or, and an eagle regardant with wings
displayed in base proper. Mantling azure and or. Crest
— On a wreath of the colours, on a rock an eagle regard-




ant with wings displayed all proper, the breast and each

wing charged with an estoile of the arms. Motto — "Sit

mihi libertas. "

Son of Sir William Huffington Findlater, Knight Bach. ,
J. P. andD.L. co. Dublin, M.P. co. Monaghan, fi. 1824 ;
d. 1906; »/. ist, 1877, Mavy J. ((/. 1878), d. of the late
John Wolfe, Solicito;", Dublin ; 2nd, 1878, Marion, eld.
d. of the late Lieut. -Col. Archibald Park, Bengal .4rmy
(and granddau. of Mungo Park, the celebrated African
traveller) : — ■
Major William Alexander Victor Findlater, fi. 1880 ;

m. 1901, L. Blackwell ; andhasissue — (i) William Quentin

Fmdlater, Gentleman, b. 1905 ; (2) George Richard Find-
later, Gentleman, b. 1909; Leila Alexander; and Marian
lane. Res. — The Croft, Penderden, Kent.

Sons of John Findlater, Esq., J. P. City of Dublin, d.

1828; d. 1907; ?n. 1854, Mary, d. of John Johnston : —

Adam Seaton Findlater, Esq., J. P. co. of Dublin,

M.A., T.C.D., 6. 185s; m. 1881, Mary Agatha M'Curdy

{d. 191 1), and has issue — Seaton M'Curdy Findlater,

Gentleman, 3. 1886; and Wanda Mary. /^es. —

John Findlater, Gentleman, d. 1858 ; m. ist, Helen F.
Corscaden (d. 1894); 2nd, Edith Heinekey; and has issue
— (i) Frank Findlater, Gentleman, b. 1888; (2) James
Ronald Findlater, Gentleman, b. 1890; (3) Jean Martin
Findlater, Gentleman, b. 1892 ; (4) John Corscaden Find-
later, GentLman, b. 1894; (5) Stevenson Findlater, Gen-
tleman, b. 1899 ; and Mary. Res. — San Angelo, Texas,

Alexander Findlater, Esq., D.S, O., J. P. Middlesex, B.A.,
M.D., B.Ch. (Trin. Coll., Dub.),^. i860; m. 1886, Emily
Anna, d. of Thomas Donnelly; and has issue — Helen.
/^es. — The Gate House, Edgware, Middlesex.

William Findlater, Gentleman, M..^. (Trin. Coll., Dub.)
P. 1867; m. 1891, Lucie Heinekey; and has issue —
George Dermot Findlater, Gentleman, b. 1905 ; Marjorie;
Doris; and Sheila Mary. j¥«.— The Beeches, Haddington
Park, Glenageary, co. Dublin.

Sons of Herbert Snowden Findlater, Gentleman, M.A.,

b. 1873; killed in action 1915; m. , Evelyn M.

Thompson : —
Herbert Maxwell Findlater, Gentleman, b. 1904.
John Godfrey Findlater, Gentlema ', b. 1907.

FINDLAYof Aberlour (L.O., 16 June 1902). Or,achev-
ron purpure between two thistles slipped proper in chief,
and in base a rose gules barbed and seeded vert. Mantling;
purpure, doubled or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours,
the figure of Mercury, holding a caduceus in his sinister
hand, all proper. Motto — " Est et silentio merces."

Sons of late Jchn Ritchie Findlav, Esq. , of Aberlour,

Banffshire, J. P., D.L., F.S.A. Sclu,i. 1824; d. 1898;

m. 1863, Susan, d. of late James Leslie, C.E., cf

Edinburgh : —
Sir Jchn Ritcliie Findlay, ist Bart. (25 [une, 1925), K.B.E.,.
Vice-Lieut, co. Banff, J. P. co. Banff, D.L. and (.P. City cf
Edinburgh, LL.D., M.A., F.R.S.E., F.S.A. (Set.),
H.R.S..-\. , i- 13 Jan. 1866; m. 9 July 1901, Harriet Jane,,
d. cf Sir Jtnathan E. Backhcuse, Bart.; and has issue —
(i) John Edmund Ritchie Findlay, Esq., fi. 14 June 1902
\_ni. 1927, Margaret Jean, d. of Nerval Bantock Graham,
of Endhall, Compton, Wolverhampton] ; (2) Roland Lewis
Findlay, Esq., fi. 14 July 1903; (3) Peter Findlay, Esq.,
l>. 21 July 1910; Laetitia Florence [;«. 1925, Sir Hugh
V. H.'D. Lucas Tooth, Bart.J ; and Elizabeth. Seat—
Aberlour, Banffshire. Hes. — 3 Rothesay Terrace, Edin-
burgh. C/u/>s — Bro ks's. New (Edinburgh).

James Leslie Findlay, Esq., V.D., F.S.A. (Scot.), Lt.-
Col. late 1st Lowland Brigade, R.F.A. , Architect [Arms as-

above, but (matric. 1902) the chevron engrailed. Crest
(in lieu of above)— A boar passant sable. Motto—" Fortis
et lidelis"], fi. 30 April 1868; w/. 21 Oct. 1897, Kathleen
Marguerite, d. of J. Theodore Richardsi n, E.-q., D.L., of
Lissue, Lisburn, cm. Antrim; and has issue - (i) Patrick
Herbert Leslie Findlay, Gentleman, Lieut. R.A., I>. 1904 ;
(2) Charles Theodore Leslie Findlay, Gentleman, Lieut.
R.A.,i^. 1905; Dorothy Leslie ; and Elizabeth Ivan Leslie
[m. 1925, Reginald Kingscote Hewer, Esq., \LC., Capt.
7th (Queen's Own) Hussars]. i?«.f. -Muirton, Craigellachie,
Banffshire ; 10 Eton Terrace, Edinburgh. Clufi^Univer-
sity (Edinburgh).

Charles William M'Diarmid Findlay, Esq., B.A., Major
late Gordon Highlanders [Anns as above, but (matric.
I July 1902) the chevicn invected. Crest (in lieu of
above)— A boar passant sable. Motto—" Furtis et fidelis "],
served in South Africa, wounded at Elandslaagte 1899, i.
1872 ; tn. 1902, Eva Noel, d. of Sir J. Noel Baton, R.S.A. ;
and has issue— Robert Leslie Findlay, Gentleman, fi. 1907;


■Charles Alastair Findlay, Gentleman, b. 1914 ; Neil
•Gordon Findlay, (lentleman, fi. 1920 ; Elspeth Margaret
Noel ; and Caroline Eva. /^es. — io Chalmers Crescent,
Edinburgh. Clttt — New (Edinburgh).

D.L. CO. Dumbarton, M.A. Balliol Coll., Oxford, Hon.
Major (ret. 1 Queens Own Royal Glasgow Yeom. Born 1855,
being the eldest son of the late Charles Bannatyne Findlay,
Esq., J. P. and D.L., of Boturich, by his wife Georgiana de
■Cardonnel, dau. of Col. Elmsall of Woodlands, co. York.
Armorial beaxingB (L.O., rematric 10 Oct. 1898, orig.
1851) — .Argent, on a chevron engrailed between two roses
an chief and a double-headed eagle displayed in base
gules, two swords chevronw ise, points downward of the
first, hiked and pommelled or. Mantling gules, doubled
argent. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a boar passant
.argent. Motto — " Fortis in arduis." Livery — While, red

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pommelled or. Mantling gules, doubled argent ; and upon

facings. Married, 1882, Jane Cecilia Louise, d. of James
Scott of Woodside Place, Glasgow ; and has had issue— (i)
Charles Bannatyne Findlay, Esq., M.C., Major (Brev. Lt.-
Col.i R.H.A., d. 1883 [m. ist, 1914, Violet .Alice {d. 1919),
d. of the late Gen. Gunter ; m. 2nd, 1921, Mary Helen, d.
of Rev. F. Pateison, Rector of East Bergholt, Essex] ; (2)
Robert Scott Findlay, Esq., Capt. Argyll and Sutherland
Highlanders, fi. 1887 ; killed in railway accident at Gretna
1915 ; (3) George de Cardonnel Elmsall Findlay, Esq. , \'.C.,
M.C., .Maj. R.E., i. 1889 [m. 1921, Dorothy Bertha, d. of
H. E. Gordon, of Aikenhead, co. Renfrew] ; (4) James
Buchanan Findlay, Esq., Lt.-Comdr. R.N., d. 1895 [m.
1923, Mary Sancroft, d. of G. D. Findlay-Hamilton of
Carneil, CO. Ayr {t/.v.)\; and Jane Cecilia Hope [w. 1914,
Capt. Claude Gray Buchanan, 35th Sikhs (killed in action
1914), e'dest son of M. R. Gray Buchanan of Ettrickdale,
Bute". Sei2t — Boturich Castle, Balloch, co. Dumbarton.
Ciud — Western (Glasgow).

FINDLAY of Easterhill, co. Lanark (L.O., 1851).
Argent, on a chevrcn between two roses in chief and a
double-headed eagle displayed in base gules, two swords
chevTonways points downward of the first, hilted and

a wreath of the liveries is set for Crest, a boar passant

argent. Motto — " Fortis in arduis."

Son of Jame 5 Findlay of Easterhill, Gentleman,^. 1819;
d. 1904 ; m. 2nd, 1867, Lucy Anna de Cardonnel,
second daughter of Colonel Greaves-Elmsall of Wood-
lands, CO. Y^ork : —
The late Robert de Cardonnel Findlay, Esq., Capt. 4th

Batt. Seaforth Highlanders, />. 1868 ; killed in action 1915.

5ea/— Easterhill, Tollcross, in the county of Lanark.

FINDLAY-HAMILTON of Westport and Carneil
(Matric. L.O., 13 June 1906). Quarterly, i and 4, argent, on
a chevron between two roses in chief and a double-headed
eagle displayed in base gules, two swords chevronwise,
points downward, of the first, hilted and pommelled or
(Findlav of Easterhill, matric. L.O., 1851), within a bordure
invected azure; 2 and 3, gules, three cinquefoils ermine within
a bordure argent, charged with eight martlets of the first
(as arms of affection for Hamilton of Westport). Mantling
gules, doubled argent. Crest— On a wreath of his liveries,
a boar passant argent. Motto— " Fortis in arduis."

Third son of Thomas Dunlop Findlay, Esq., J. P. (fifth

son of Robert Findlay of Easterhill), d. 1825 ; d. 1891 ;

m. ist, 1855, Hamilton, ygst. d. of Lt.-Gen. Sir Neil

Douglas, K.C.B:—
George Douglas Findlay-Hamilton, Gentleman, I'. 1861 ;
m. 1890, Georgiana Julia Hamilton, eld. d. of late Col.
Charles Veieker Hamilton-Campbell of Netherplace, Ayr-
shire ; and has had issue— John Eric Findlay-Hamilton,
Lieut. Roval Scots Fus., d. 1895; killed in action 1915;
and Mary' Sancroft Tm. 1923, James Buchanan Findlay,
son of R. E. Findlay, of Boturich Castle (?. •;•.)]. -^^a'-J—
—Carneil, Hurlford, Ayrshire ; Westport, Linlithgow. ^^


ist Viscount Finlav of Nairn (27 March 1019), ist Baron
(29 Dec. 1916), P'C, G.C.M.G. , of Newton, co. Nairn,
K.B. , one of H.M. Counsel Learned in the Law, Solicitor-
Gen. 1895-1900, Attorney-General 1900-5, Lord High
Chancellor 1916-18, M.P. for Inverness Burghs 1885-92,
J. P. Inverness-shire, D.L. cos. Edinburgh and Nairn.
Born 1842, eldest son of William Finlay, F.R.C.P., of
St. Colme's, Trinity, near Edinburgh ; and was dubbed
Knight Bachelor, 1895. Armorial bearings— He bears
for Arms : Argent, on a chevron vert, between two
roses in chief and a mullet in base gules, two swords,




points downward and conjoined at the pommels, of the
field, hilted and pommelled or ; and impaling the arms
of Innes, namely argent, a chevron between three mullets
azure. Mantling gules, doubled ermine. Crest — Upon a
wreath of his liveries, a hand holding a dagger proper,
and in an escroll above, this MottO, " Fortis in arduis."
Supporters — On either side a stag proper, collared vert,
Married, 1874, Mary, daughter of the late Cosmo
Innes, Advocate, of Edinburgh; and has Issue — Sir
William Finlay, K.B.E., K.C. and Judge of the High
Court of Justice, B.A. (Camb.), Barrister-at-Law, and
Bencher Middle Temple, b. 1875 [?n. 1903, Beatrice Marion,
dau. of the late Edward Kirkpairick Hall of Kevin, Nairn-
shire, and has issue— Rosalind Mary]. Postal addresses —
31 Phillimore Gardens, Kensington, W. ; Newton, Nairn,
N.B. Clubs — Carlton, Athenaeum.

pommelled or point downwards. Motto — "I force no

friend, I fear no foe."

Eldest son of Robert Finlayson of " Benvue," 17 Cluny
Gardens, Edinburgh, b. 1842; d. 1894; m. 1880, Mary
Hastings, d. of Alexander Stuart of Melbourne, Aus-
tralia : —
James Stuart Finlayson, Gentleman, b. 1882 ; m. 1913,

Grace Helen, third d. of late Thomas Foulis of 27 Cluny

Gardens, Edinburgh. Res.—

FINNY (U.O.). Quarterly, i and 4, azure, on a chevron
between two trefoils slipped in chief and a lion rampant in
base or, three escallops gules (Finny); 2 and 3, ermine, on
a cross engrailed or, five mullets vert (Warner). Mautling^
azure and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a demi-

FINLAY (L.O. , 1900). Argent, on a chevron between two
roses in chief gules, and in base a salmon on its back proper,
with a signet rini; in its mouth or, two swords chevronwise
points downward of the first, hilted and pommelled gold,
all within a bordure of the second. Mantling' gules and
argent. Crest — On a wreatii of the colours, a dexter hand

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