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dunes, North Berwick. Clubs — Carlton, 1900, Junior
Constitutional, Ranelagh, St. James's, New, Caledonian
United Service, Northern (Edinburgh).

WILLIAM FORD, Gentleman. Born Sept. 5, 1844,
being the eighth son of James Ford, and Esther, fourth dau.
of John Nelson, all of Doncaster. Armorial bearings—
Per bend dovetailed argent and azure, the stern of a ship
in chief proper, and a demi-lion couped in base or. Mant-
ling azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours,
a demi-lion per bend or and azure, holding in the dexter
paw a ship's mast with two sails furled proper and pennon
flying gules, and resting the sinister on the stern of a ship
as in the arms. MottO^"Fortis in arduis." Livery — Dark
blue, and silver buttons. Married, June 25, 1865, Emma
Edgeworth, fourth dau. of Charles Hare, Kingston-upon-
HuU ; and has Issue — (r) James Ford, Gentleman, b. Feb. 27,
1868 ; (2) Henry Ford, Gentleman, b. July 15, 1873 ;
Lavinia Alice ; Kate ; Edith ; and Gertrude. Residence —
50 Coltman Street, Kingston-upon-HuU.







FORESTER. Quarterly, i. quarterly, per fesse indented
argent and sable, in the first and fourth quarters a bugle-
horn of the last, garnished or (Vn. Shropshire, 1623) ; 2.
sable, a cross patonce argent (Upton, Vn. Shropshire, 1623) ;
3. argent, on a bend azure, three oat-sheaves or (Oteley,
Vn. Shropshire, 1623) ; 4. sable, a pale argent (Weaver,
Vn. Shropshire, 1623) ; 5. azure, a chevron ermine between


three escallops argent (Townshend ); 6. azure, three sinister
gauntlets or (Vane of Hadlow and Raby Castles, Vn. of
Kent, 1574) ; 7- argent, a chevron engrailed sable between
three pellets (De la Dene) ; 8. azure, a chief argent, overall
a lion rampant crowned or (De la Leke) ; g. gules, a cross
argent, in the first quarter an inescutcheon or, charged
with three chevrons of the field (De St. Owen) ; 10. argent,
abend between six fleurs-de-lis sable(FitzEllis); 11. quarterly,
i. and iiii. , or, two pallets azure ; ii. and iii., ermine, within a
bordure azure (Persall of Tudley) ; 12. or, a cross engrailed
gules (Hawte of Bishopsbourne) ; 13. per pale gules and
azure, a lion rampant ermine (? Norwich of Norwich) ; 14.
sable, two bars or, a chief argent (Froggenhall of Froggen-
hall); 15. argent, threecinquefoils gules (DarcyofTolleshunt);
16. argent, on a fesse cottised sable, a fesse ermine (Harles-
ton) ; 17. gules, a goat passant argent (Bardwell) ; 18. argent,
a fesse sable and in the dexter chief an annulet for difference
(Warton) ; ig. argent, a fesse between six oak-leaves gules
[FitzLangley) ; 20. the Royal Arms of King Charles II.
[viz. quarterly, 1 and 4, quarterly i. and iiii., France ; ii. and
iii. , England ; 2. Scotland ; 3. Ireland] ; over all a baton sinis-
ter ermine (FitzRoy, Dukes of Cleveland) ; 21. sable, three
swords in pile, points in base argent, pommels and hilts or
(Powlett) ; 22. the arms of Reyney of Rowd and Shyrston,
CO. Somerset; 23. the arms of Greedy of Greedy, co. Devon ;

24. the arms of de la Mere of Nunney Castle, co. Somerset ;

25. barry of six or and vert, a bendlet gules (Poynings) ;

26. the arms of FitzPayne ; 27. the arms of Rokesley ; 28.
argent, on a chief gules, two mullets or (St. John of Basing) ;
ag. the arms of Rocs of Gedneyand Irby, Lines. Mantling
sable and argent. Crest. — On a wreath of the colours, a
talbot passant argent, collared sable, and line reflexed or.
Motto — " Semper eadem."

Son of Henry William Forester of Somerby, co. Leics.,

Gentleman, d. i8ig; d. i8gi ; ?n. 1858, Eleanor, sister

of 17th Lord Saltoun : —

Francis William Forester, Esq., late Capt. 3rd Hussars,

and late Lt.-Gol. West Somerset Yeo. , a coheir to the

Barony of St. John of Basing, 5. i860 ; w. i8g4. Aline

Laura, d. of Sir Powlett Charles John Milbank, Bart. ; and
has issue — Henry William Forester, Gentleman, 17th
Lancers, 3, iSgg; Mary Eleanor [m. 1914, Captain Arthur
Fitzgerald] ; Aline Margaret ; and Catherine Augusta.
J?es. — Hurdcott House, Barford St. Martin, Salisbury.
Clubs — Naval and Military, Turf.


FORREST of Comiston (L.O., 1837). Argent, on a
mount in base vert, three oak-trees proper, on a chief
gules, as many ears of rye or, all within a bordure ermine.
Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of
the liveries, an oak-tree proper. Motto (over crest) —
" Vivunt dum virent."

Eld. surv. son of Sir William Forrest, 3rd Bart. , b.

1823 ; d. i8g4 ; m. 1852, Margaret Anne, d. of

William Dalziel, widow of Charles Delacour : —

The late Sir (William) Charles Forrest, 5th Bart.

(7 Aug. 1838), b. 1857 ; d. 1928 ; 7n. i8g2, Edith, d. of

late Rev. A. J. T. Morris; and had issue— John William

Forrest, Esq., 2nd Lieut. Seaforih Highlanders, b. i8g3 ;

killed in action 1915. Seat — Comiston House, Midlothian.

FORREST (H. Coll., 10 -Sept. 1925). Per fesse argent
and azure, in chief three roses gules barbed and seeded
proper, and in base upon a mount a forest of trees also
proper. Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, in front of a tree a hank of cotton proper.
Motto — " Vivunt dum virent."

Eld. son of John Forrest, of Blackburn, h. 1830 ; d.

1906 ; ;«. 1866, Susannah, d. of John Greaves, of

Balderston, Blackburn : —
Sir John William Forrest, Knt. Bach. (1925), O.B.E.
(1920), Mayor of Blackburn since 1926, h. 1S67 I '"• 1898,
Alice Dugdale, d. of William Carr, of Blackburn; and
has issue — William Forrest, Esq., b. 1907 ; and Alice.
/?es. — Norland, Blackburn, Lanes. Clubs — Constitu-
tional, and Conservative, Union and Literary (Blackburn).

FORREST (L. O. , 1875). Argent, on a mount, a forest of
trees proper, on a chief azure, three stars of eight points
of the first. Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest — On

a wreath ot the colours, a cubit arm erect, vested azure,
cuffed argent, the hand proper, holding a cross botonn^e
fitche6 in bend sinister of the second. Motto— " \'ivunt
dum virent."

Son of William Forrest, Gentleman, of Glenbervie,
Stonehaven, Kincardineshire, and Leschenault, Bun-
bury, West Australia, b. 1819 ; m. 1840, Margaret
Guthrie, d. of David Hill of Dundee: —
William Forrest, Gentleman, b. 1842; m. 1864, Mary
Anne, d. of John Fowler ; and has issue (with seven
daus.) — (i) Alexander Forrest, Gentleman, b. ; (2)




Walter Forrest, Gentleman, b. ; (3) Edward Forrest,
Gentleman, b. ' Seat — Leschenault, nr. Bunbury,

West Australia,

de Fronsac(Holy Roman Empire, 1798). Born 1856, being
the elder sod of the late Frederic Forsaith, second Viscount
de Fronsac, Capt. P. R. Rifle Corps (commanding Guard
of Honour to Prince of Wales at Portland. Maine, in i860),
by his wife Harriet, dau. of Maj.-Gt>n. Joseph Scott Jewett.
Armorial bearing's — Argent, a chevron engrailed gules

between three griffins segieant vert, armed and membered
of the second. Crest — A griffin's head between two wings
vert. Motto— " Loyal a la mort." [These arms are re-
corded by Sir George Mackenzie, and were matriculated
in Lyon Register, undated {circa 1672), by Forsyth of Tail-
zertoun. In the male line Viscount de Fronsac is descended
from a younger branch of the same family, and, as a Cadet,
ought by the Scottish Law of Arms to rematriculate and
have a proper difference oflScially assigned him.] Res. —

FORSDIKE (H. Coll.). Barry wavy of four argent and
azure, two arrows in saltire proper, on a chief wavy vert, a
garb or. Mantling^ azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, a swan, wings elevated and addorsed, holding
in the beak an arrow in bend, both argent, between four
bulrushes leaved and slipped, two on either side proper.
Son of : —

William David Forsdike, Gentleman, b. , Res.—
Parkfield House, Sheffield.


FORSTER (H. Coll.). Argent, on a chevron vert
between three hunting-horns sable, a martlet or. Mant-
ling vert and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a dexter arm embowed in armour grasping in
the hand proper a broken tDtinglance or, the rerebrace
charged with a cross patee sable. Supporters — On the
dexter, a second lieutenant of the King's Royal Rifle
Corps, on the sinister, a lieutenant of the 2nd Dragoons
(Royal Scots Greys), both proper. Badge — A hunting-
horn sable stringed gules, enfiled by a Baron's coronet
proper. Motto — " Sta saldo."

Second son of Maj. John Forster, of Exbury House,
Hants., b. 1826 ; d. 1886 ; m. 1861, Emily Jane, d.
of John .\shton Case, of Summerhill, Lanes. : —

Rt. Hon. Sir Henry William Forster, P.C, G.C.MG.,
ist Baron Forster (12 Dec. 1919), of Lepe, Hants., Gov-
ernor-Gen. and Commander-in-Chief of Australia 1920-25,
Knight of Grace of the Ven. Order of the Hospital of St.
John of Jerusalem, b. 1866 ; m. 1890, Hon. Rachel
Douglas-Scott-Montagu, G.B.E. (1925), d. of ist Baron
Montagu of BeauUeu ; and has had issue — Hon. John
Forster, Lieut. K.R.R.C., b. 1893 ; killed in action 1914 ;
Hon. Alfred Henry Foster, Lieut. Rov. Scots Greys, b.
1898; d. 1919, of wounds received 'in action; Hon.
Dorothy Charlotte [m. ist, 1914, Capt. the Hon. Harold
Fox Pitt Lubbock, G. Gds. [d. 1918) ; 2nd, 1923, John
William Pease, of Wardington, Banbury ; and has
issue] ; Hon. Emily Rachel [m. 1915, Capt. George Lane
Fox- Pitt- Rivers; and has issue]. Seat — Lepe House
Exbury, Hants. Clubs — Carlton, R.Y.S.

FORSTER of Lysways (H. Coll., 1874). Sable, on a
chevron cottised between three pheons or, an annulet
between two escallops of the first. Mantling sable and
or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, in front of a
stag's head erased argent, attired or, collared and line

affixed thereto sable, two pheons also sable. Motto

" Sit fors ter Felix."

Son of Sir Charles Forster, ist Bart., M.A., D.L.,
J. P., M.P.. b. 1815; d. 1891; m. 1840, Frances
Catherine, d. of John Suriees, of Carville, Northumber-
land : —
Sir Francis Villiers Forster, 3rd Bart. (17 March 1874),
J. P. CO. Stafford, Barrister-at-Law, b. 1850 ; m. 1876,
Harriet Susan {d. 1922), widow of J. Mason and d. of
W. Seckham. Seats — Longdon Grange, Rugeley, Staffs. ;
Lysways jHall, Rugeley. Clubs— Ga.rnQk. R. Southern

FORSTER of The Grange, Sutton (H. Coll.). Sable,
aSfesse between in chief two bugle-horns stringed and in
base a deerhound's head erased or. Mantling sable and
or. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, in front of a deer-
hound's head couped proper, a bugle-horn or. Motto —
" Fide et labore."
Son of : —

Sir Ralph Collingwood Forster, ist Bart. (2 Feb. 1912),
J. P. CO. Surrey (High Sheriff IQ06), b. 1850; m. ist, 1875,
Kate (d. 1877), d. of Rev. C. C. M'Kechme of Darlington ;
2nd, 1880, Elizabeth (d. 1906), d. of John Burnip of New-
castle-on-Tyne ; and has had issue — Hugh Murray Forster,
Esq., Maj. 8th Batt. K. O. Scottish Borderers, b. 1883;
d. of wounds received in action 1915 ; Eva [m. 1917, Maj.
Francis Rowley Hill, D.S.O., and has issue] ; Ruth [m.
1920, Capt. A. J. Floor, and has issue] ; and Hilda [w.
1927, Col. James Forbes- Robertson, V.C, D.S.O., The
Gordon Highlanders]. Seat—Tha Grange, Sutton, Surrey.
Clubs — Reform, City of London.

CO. Northumberland, is the eldest son of the late John
Forster of Winlaton, in the County Palatine of Durham, by
Isabella his wife, only dau. of Ephraim Dixon, late of
Morpeth, and is the nephew of the late Robert Dixon-CouU
of North Middleton Hall, both in the co. of Northumber-
land. Armorial bearings — Quarterly, i and 4. azure, a uni-
corns head couped argent, in chief three annulets or (for
Coull) ; 2 and 3, or, a chevTon invected gules, between two
bugle-horns in chief sable, stringed of the second, and as
many tihing-spears in saltire, in base of the third (for Forster).
Crests - I. on a wreath of the colours, in front of a uni-
corn's head couped argent, gorged with a collar gemelle
azure, three annulets interlaced or (for Coull); 2. on a wreath
of the colours, issuant from a wreath of oak vert, a dexter
arm embowed in armour, the hand in a gauntlet holding
a tilting-spear proper (for Forster). Motto — "Ad finem
spero." Married, Aug. 30, 1887. Judith Mary, eldest dau.
of John Foggo of Choppington, co. Northumberland; and
has Issue — John Leslie Forster-Coull. Gentleman; and
Mabel Beatrice. Postal address — North Middleton.

FORSTER-MORRIS (H. Coll.). Purpura, a chevron
between in chief two bugle-horns stringed and in base a
stag's head caboshed, all or. Mantling purpure and or.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a gryphon couchant,
wings elevated sable, charged on the shoulder with a
cross or. Motto — " Ante omnia sylvae."
Son of : —




Rev. Herbert Forster Forster-Morris, Clerk in Holy
Orders, M.A. (Oxford), Rector of Yate, Bristol, formerly
Rector of South Hill-vvith-Collington, Cornwall. Res. —
Yate Rectory, Bristol.

zure, on the head of each an Eastern crown or, and in
base a thistle leaved and slipped proper ; 2 and 3 (O'Bryen),
quarterly, i. and iiii., gules, three lions passant guardant in

mander Royal Navy (retired). Born April 19, 1847,
being the second surviving son of the Rev. John Hamilton
Forsyth, M.A. Trin. Coll., Cambridge, by his wife Mary
Catherine, dau. and coh. of Lord Edward O'Bryen, Cap-
tain Royal Navy, brother to James, last Marquess of Tho-
mond. Armorial bearings — Quarterly, i and 4, argent, a
chevron engrailed gules, between two gryphons segreant in
chief azure, on the head of each an Eastern crown or, and
in base a thistle leaved and slipped proper (for Forsyth) ;
2 and 3, quarterly, i. and iiii., gules, three lions passant
guardant in pale, per pale or and argent ; ii. , argent, three
piles meeting in point, gules; iii. , or, a pheon azure (for
O'Bryen). Mantling gules and argent. Crest— On a wreath
of the colours, a demi-gryphon vert, gorged with a collar

gemel argent, and supporting with the sinister claw a
thistle, as in the arms. Motto — " Instaurator ruinae."
Married, Oct. i, 1874, Kate, eldest dau. of William
O'Brien, Esq., formerly a Captain in the 53rd Regt. ; and
has Issue— [1) Douglas WiUiam O'Bryen Forsyth, Esq.,
Comdr. R.N. (C//v(J— United Service), b. 1880 [m. 1911,
Anna, d. of the late C. J. M'llvain of Ardmore, Phila-
delphia, U.S.A., and has issue— Mary Douglas O'Bryen];
(2) Archibald Hamilton O'Bryen Forsyth, Gentleman,
b. 1884; and Katharine Mary O'Bryen. Res. — Leavington
House, Ryde, Isle of Wight. Clubs— ]nn\oT United Service,
Royal Victoria Yacht (Ryde) ; Hon. Member Royal Yacht
Squadron (Cowes).

Col. in the Army, late Lieut.-Col. ist Batt. Duke of
Edinburgh's Wiltshire Regt. (late 62nd). Born Dec. 29,
1843, being the eldest surviving son of Rev. John Hamilton
Forsyth, M.A. Trin. Coll., Cam., Domestic Chaplain to
3rd Marquis of Thomond, and Mary Catherine his wife,
younger daughter and co-heir of Lord Edward O'Bryen,
brother of and and 3rd Marquises of Thomond. Armorial
bearings — Quarterly, i and 4 (Forsyth), argent, a chevron
engrailed gules, between two gpryphons segreant in chief

pale per pale or and argent ; ii. argent, three piles meeting
in point gules ; iii. , or, a pheon azure. Mantling gules
and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a demi-
g^yphon vert, gorged with a collar gemel argent, and
supporting with the sinister claw a thistle, as in the arms.
Motto — "Instaurator ruinae." Married, August 5, 1873,
Anne Noel Noel [d. 1887), dau. of Edward Andrew Noel,
Esq., of Clanna House, Alvington, Glos. , J. P. and D. L. for
Gloucester, late Capt. 31st Regt. and of the Royal Body
Guard, Gentlemen-at-Arms ; and has Issue — (i) Ronald
Graham Hamilton Forsyth, Gentleman, b. Dec. i, 1875;
Annie Cecilia Noel ; and Mary Beatrice Gertrude. Resi-
dence — North wold. Cavendish Road, Bournemouth.

FORTESCUE (H. Coll.). Azure, a bend engrailed
argent, plain cottised or. Mantling azure and argent.
Crest — -On a wreath of the colours, an heraldic tiger statant
argent, armed, maned, and tufted or. Motto— ' Forte
scutum salus ducum."

Sons of Rt. Hon. Hugh Fortescue, 3rd Earl Fortescue,
J. P. and D.L. , a Lord of the Treasury 1846-7, b. 1818 ;
d. 1905; m. 1847, Georgiana Augusta Charlotte
Caroline (d. 1866), eld. d. of Rt. Hon. G. L. Dawson-
Damer, P.C. , C.B. :—
Rt. Hon. Sir Hugh Fortescue, K.C.B., 4th Earl
Fortescue (i Sept. 1789), Viscount Ebrington of the
CO. of Gloucester, and Baron Fortescue of Castle Hill,
CO. Devon, sometime A.D.C. to the King, M.P. for
Tiverton 1881-5, and for West Devonshire 1885-92,
M.A. (Camb. ), Lord-Lieut, and Custos Rotulorum
CO. Devon, Chairman of Devon C.C., J P. South Molton,
High Steward 1908, late Hon. Col. Royal North Devon Yeo.
[Supporters — Two greyhounds argent, ducally collared
and lined gules], b. 1854; m. 1886, Hon. Emily Ormsby-
Gore, C.B.E. , d. of 2nd Baron Harlech; and has surv.
issue — (i) Hugh William Fortescue, commonly called
Viscount Ebrington, Lt.-Col. 96th Bde. R.A., Maj. Res.
of Officers, late 2nd Dragoons (Royal Scots Greys), b. 1888
[m. igi7, Hon. Margaret Helen Beaumont, d. of 1st
Viscount Allendale, and has issue — Hon. Hugh Peter
Fortescue, b. 1920 ; Hon. Margaret ; Hon. Elizabeth Joan
(Res. — Ebrington Manor, Campden, Glos.)]; (2) Hon.
Denzil George Fortescue, M.C., Major96th R. North Devon
Yeo. Bde., b. 1893 ['■"■ 1920, Marjorie EUinor, d. of Col.
Charles William Trotter of Barton Hartshorne Manor,
Bucks., and has issue — Richard Archibald Fortescue, Esq.,
b. 1922; Martin Denzil Fortescue, Gentleman, b. 1923.
(A"*!.— Castle Hill. Barnstaple; loSouth Eaton Place, S.W.)].
5*a/j— Castle Hill and Exmoor, South Molton ; Weare
Gifford,Bideford. Devonshire. Club — Travellers.'




Hon. Sir John Seymour Fortescue, K.C.V.O. (1910),
C.M.G., Equerry-in-Waiting to King Edward VII. 1893-
1900, Groom-in-Waiting. Gentleman Usher and Extra
Equerry to King George V. from 1910, and Serjeant-at-
Arms in the House of Lords from 1910, served in Egyptian
Campaign 1882 (medal, clasp, bronze star), in Sudan
Campaign 1885, and in S. Africa 1899-1900, as Naval
A.D.C. to F.-M. Lord Roberts (mentioned in despatches,
medal, C.M.G.). apptd. to Naval Intell. Dept. 1891,
Knight Commander of the Order of St. Benedict of Aviz,
Portugal, 1909, Ci.mmanderof the Order of St. Maurice,
Italy, of the Legion of Honour, and of the Francis Josef,
Austria, 1903, Commander of the Order of the Uannebrog,
1904, b. 1856. Res. — Friary Court, St. James's Palace,
S.W. C/«*j— Naval and Military, Turf.

Son of Grenville Fortescue, Esq., Capt. nth Service
Batt. Rifle Bde. , b. 1887; killed in action 1915; m.
1912, Adelaide, eldest d. of Henry Jephson: —
Arthur Henry Grenville Fortescue, Esq.,iJ. 1913. Res. —
Thorney Wood, Christchurch, Hants.

Younger sons of 3rd Earl Fortescue (see above): —
Hon. Sir John William F"ortescue, K.C.V.O., LL.D.
(Edin.), Litt. L). (Oxford), Librarian at Windsor Caste
1905-26, late Major Royal North Devon Yeo. Cav. , B.A.
(Camb. ), is Knight Comm. of Order of Francis Joseph
of Austria, b. 1859 ; m. 191 4, Winifred, d. of Rev. Howard
Beech, M.A. Res.— Um\t Orchard, Old Hall, Ware,
Herts. Club — Oxford and Cambridge.

Hon. Charles Granville Fortescue, C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O.,
Col. in the Army and Temp. Brig. -Gen. late Rifle Brigade,
served in Burma 1888-9, ^^. Africa 1897-8, S. Africa 1899-
1902, and in command of a Brigade in the European War,
b. 1861 ; m. igo6, /Ethel Rosa, d. of Gen. Sir C. M. Clarke,
3rd Bart., G.C.B. , G.C.V.O., and widow of Capt. Ernest
G. Campbell, Rifle Brigade; and has issue — Anne; and
Lilah Rose. Re. — .Anne's House, Pitsford, No;thants.
Clubs — Travellers', Naval and Military.

Son of Hon. George Matthew Fortescue of Boconnoc,

Cornwall, and Dropmore, Bucks., M.P. Hindon 1826-

31, b. 1791 ; d. 1877 ; m. 1833, Lady Louisa Elizabeth,

d. of 1st Earl of Harrowby : —

John Bevill Fortescue, Esq., J. P. and D.L. (High Sheriff

1914) Cornwall, Barrister-at-Law, iJ. 1850; ot. 1891, Dorothy

Augusta, d. of Adm. Sir William Hoste, 2nd Bart.; and

has issue — (i) George Grenville Fortescue, Gentleman,

b. 1892; (2) John Grenville Fortescue, Gentleman, Lieut.

Res. of Officers, late Coldstream Gds., b. 1896 [/«. 1917,

Daphne Marjorie, d. of the late Hon. Algernon Henry

Bourke, and has issue— John Desmond Grenville Fortescue,

Gentleman, b. 1919 ; Rosemary Sylvia ; and Jane Diana].

Seats — Boconnoc, Cornwall; Dropmore, Maidenhead.

Res. — 48 Berkeley Square, W. Clubs — Carlton, Travellers',

Oxford and Cambridge, St. James's.

FORTESCUE (H. Coll.). Azure, a bend engrailed
argent, plain cottised or. Mantling azure and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, an heraldic tiger statant
argent, armed, maned, and tufted. Motto — "Forte scu-
tum salus ducum."

Sons of Archer Irvine Fortescue, Esq., J. P., D.L. ,
b. 1819 ; d. 1907 ; m. 1848, Anne Irvine, d. of Patrick
Syme : —

William Archer Irvine Fortescue, Gentleman, b. 1851 ;
m. 1877, Edith Virginia, d. of John Robert Duguid ; and
has issue — Archer Fortescue, Esq., M B., Ch.B., Capt.
R.A.M.C., b. 1880; John Faithful Fortescue. Gentleman,
b. 1883 ; and William Grenville Fortescue, Gentleman, b.
1897. Res. — Kingussie, Milltimber, Aberdeen.

Thomas Dyke Acland Fortescue, Gentleman, b. 1856.
Res. — Banff Villa, Cults, Aberdeenshire.


FORTH (U.O. ). Ermine, an Irish harp or, between
three martlets gules. Mantling gules and or. Crest — On
a wreath of the colours, a naked arm embowed, encircled
by a coronet, the hand grasping a broken sword, all proper.
Motto — " Deus arma ministrans."
Son of : —

Major William Forth.

FORTUNE of Bengairn (L.O., 30 .Aug. 1910). .Azure,
a wheel or, within an orle of eight bezants. Mantling
azure, doubled or. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a
stag trippant proper. Motto — " Fortuna fugacior undis.''

Eldest son of John Fortune, Esq., J. P. Kirkcudbright-
shire, b. 1849; d. 1926; ///.1878, Julia Catherine, ygst.
d. of John James Kinloch of Kair, Kincardineshire: —
Lt.-Col. Victor Morven Fortune, Seaforth Highlanders,
b. 1883; m. 1912, Eleanor, d. of the late A. J. Steel of
Kirkwood, Lockerbie, N.B. ; and has issue — John Bruce
Forrester Fortune, Gentleman, b. 1921. Res. — Bengairn,
Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbright.

Baronet (5 Sept. 1895), Lt.-Col. General Reserve of Officers,
late -Major and Hon. Lt.-Col. commanding 2nd Lancashire
R.F.A. , served in Great War 1914-18 (despatches three
times). Born May 31, 1875, being the eldest son of
the late Rt. Hon. Sir Arthur Bower Forwood, ist
Baronet, P.C., M.F., by his wife Mary Ann Eliza, dau. of
Thomas Baines, F.S.A. Armorial bearings— Per fesse or
and azure, in chief a cormorant sable, beaked and menibered
gules, between two fleurs-de-lys of the second, in base an
ancient galley or, sail argent, the escutcheon being charged
with his badge of Ulster as a Baronet, and impaling the
arms of Lockett, namely, or, on a chevron engrailed gules,
between two stags' heads couped proper in chief, and a
rose of the second in base, two padlocks of the first.
Mantling azure and or. Crest— On a wreath of the colours,
between two wings argent, the battlements of a tower,
thereon, in front of a stag's head, two hatchets in saltire
proper. Married, July 24, 1901, Norah Isabella, dau. of the
late Richard R. Lockett, Gentleman, of Alexandra Drive.
Liverpool ; and has surv. issue — Dudley Richard Forwood,
Esq., b. 1912. Seat — Stoney Cross Lodge, nr. Lyndhurst.
Town residence — 24 Hans Crescent, London, S.W. Clubs
— Windham, Hurlingham, Ranelagh.

FORWOOD. Per fesse or and azure, in chief a cormorant
sable between two fleurs-de-lys of the second, and in base
an antique ship, oars in action. Mantling azure and
or. Crest — Upon a wreath of the colours, on the battle-
ments of a tower, therefrom issuant a stag's head, two
battleaxes in saltire, all between as many wings argent
Motto — " Fide virtute et labore."

Sons of Sir William Bower Forwood, K.B.E. (1918),
Knt. Bach. (1883), J. P., Lord Mayor of Liverpool
1903, b. 1840; d. 1928; m. 1st, 1862, Mary (d. 1896),
only d. of William Miles Moss of EUerslie, co.
Lancaster; 2nd, 1898, Elizabeth, third d. of the late

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