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Lawrence Piers Ashb.iniham, Gentleman, b. 1875. ^^^- —


ASHBY (R. L., 21 August 1847, H. Coll.). Quarterly, i
and 4, azure, a chevron ermine between three leopards'
faces or (Ashby) ; 2 and 3, per pale azure and gules, three
pheons in fesse, a lion passant in chief and another in base
or (Maddock). Mantling azure and argent. Crests— i.
on a mural crown argent, a leopard's face affront^e or
(Ashby) ; 2. on a wreath of the colours, a demi-lion couped
or, fretty gules, holding in the dexter paw a dagger erect
argent, pommel and hilt gold. MottO — " Be just and fear

Sons of George Ashby Ashby, Esq., late Capt. nth
Hussars, J. P. for cos. Northampton and Leicester,
D. L. and High Sherirt for co. Northampton 1863-64
(assumed by R. L. August 21, 1857, the surname and
arms of Ashby, as a representative of the senior branch
of the Ashby family), by his wife Helen, d. of Lt.-Gen.
Hope-Gibsone of Per.tland : —
Col. George Ashby Ashbv, C.B., late commanding 2nd
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry, b. 1856; in. 1888, Mabel
Cecilia, d. of the late Lt.-Col. P. C. Anderson, R. (Bengal)
Artillery ; and has issue— George Wearing Ashby, Gentle-
man, iJ. 1897. ^'^- — Keymer, Hassocks, Sussex.

John Shuckbrugh Ashby, Esq., Major Bombay Stafll
Corps, Assistant Political Agent Bombay Presidency, b.
1858 ; m. 1879, Sarah Fanny Eliza, d. of P. W. Hewitt.

Born December 18, 1866, being the eldest son of Nicholas
Hermann Ashby, Gentleman, of Quenby, by his wife Anne
(who, on succeeding to the Quenby estate on the death of
her uncle, with her husband assumed the surname of
.\shby), daughter of William George Ashby, Esquire,
Lieutenant Royal Navy ; succeeded his father 1890. Ar-
morial bearings— He bears for Arms : Azure, a chevron
ermine, between three leopards' faces or. Upon the escut-
cheon is placed a helmet befitting his degree, with a Mant-
ling azure and argent ; and for his Crest, upon a mural
crown argent, a leopard's face or. Motto — "Be just and
fear not."


ASHDOWN of Purley (H. Coll., 17 Sept. 1917).
Azure, an ancient ship or, on a chief enarched of the
second an ashleaf fessewise vert. Mantling azure
and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, two lions
rampant respecting each other gules and supporting a
fouled anchor argent. Motto — " Manibus pedibusque."
Son of John Curtis Ashdown, of London : —

Sir Curtis George Ashdown, Knt. Bach. (1920), b.
1876 ; m. 1898, Mabel Foster, d. of Alfred Matthews;
and has issue — Harold Curtis Ashdown, Esq., b. 1904
\_m. 1927, Hilda Phyllis, d. of Ronald Townley, of
Purlev, Surrey] ; Daisy Mabel [w. 1925, Ernest C. Green,
of Montreal]; Ruby May. Res. — Woodlands, Silver
Lane, Purley. Club — Constitutional.

ASHER (H. Coll.). Argent, an ancient ship of three
ma-ts under full sail to the sinister proper, flags flying gules,
between two anchors erect in chief sable and a fountain in
base also proper. Mantling gules and argent. Crest-
On a wreath of the colours, between two rudders erect on
waves of the sea proper, an ancient ship in full sail, as in the
arms. Motto— " Lahore et ora."

Son of late Asher Asher, M.D. :—

Samuel G^ircia Asher, Esq , Commn. of Lieutenancy for
City of London, High Sheriff co. Berks., 1924,^. 1868;
m. 1903, Lillie, d. of the late Henry Barnat". and has
issue— 2 daus. Res.—y> Berkeley Square, London. W. ;
Ascot Place, Ascot. C/?/3j— Carlton ; Jun. Carlton.





Quarterly, i and 4, per pale paly of six argent and sable,
and azure (Trenchard, recorded Vn. Devon 1620, but of
much earlier origin); 2 and 3, per fesse or and argent,
a saltire engrailed sable, charged with five mullets of the
first (Ashfordby). Mantling azure and argent. Crests —
I. on a vk'reath of the colours, a dexter arm embowed,
vested azure, cuffed or, the hand graspmg a trenching-
knife in bend sinister, the point depressed proper (Tren-
chard) ; 2. on a wreath of the colours, an ass's head erased
or, gorged with a collar sable, thereon three mullets gold
(Ashfordby). MottO — " Nosce te ipsum." Livery — Drab,
blue facings.

Sons of John Ashfordby-Trenchard, Gentleman, b.
1843; d. 1926; m. 1867, Augusta, only d. and h. of
Rev. Henry Robert Fowler of Felton, Gloucs. : —

John Henry Mohun Ashfordby-Trenchard, Gentleman,
b. 1868 ; m. ist, Mary Adelaide [d. igo8), d. of Rev.
F. M. Rowden of Bath; 2nd, Amy Fane, d. of the late
Edwyn Collier Whittenbury, and widow of Terril Wakem
Peace. Seat — Stanton House, nr. Highworth, Wilts.
Estates — Stanton-Fitzwarren, and South Marston, Wilts. ;
Northaw, Middx. Res. — Stanton-Fitzwarren, Highworth,

Stephen Granville Fowler, Gentleman, b. 1872 [q.v.).

ASHHURST of Waterstock (H. Coll.). Gules, a cross
between four fleurs-de-lys argent. Mantling gules and
argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a fox statant
proper. Motto — " Vincit qui patitur."

Son of John Henry Ashhurst. Esq., of Waterstock,

Oxon., J. P., D.L. (High Sheriff 1852) ; b. 1813 ; d.

1885 ; m. 1848, Elizabeth Jane, d. of Thomas Dufifield,

M.P. , of Marcham Park, Berks. : —

William Henry Ashhurst, Esq. , C.B.E., J. P. and D.L. for

CO. of Oxford (High Sheriff 1891), b. 1851 ; m. 1882, Catherine

Sophia (1/. 1890), second d. of Arthur H. Clerke Brown, Esq.,

D. L., of Kingston Blount, co. Oxford; and has issue —

Gladys Mary; and Awdry France=. Seat — Waterstock,

Wheatley, S.O. , co. Oxford. Club — Carlton.

Son of Henry George Ashhurst, Gentleman, of Rich-
mond, Surrey, b. ; d. 1882; m. , Caroline,
d. of Alexander Smith of Liverpool : —
Francis Henry Ashhurst, Gentleman, b. . Res. —

ASHLEY of Broadlands. Argent, three bulls passant
sable, armed and unguled or. Mantling sable and
argent. Crest — On a chapeau gules, turned up ermine,
a bull sable, ducally gorged, armed and unguled or.
Motto — " Love, serve."

Son of Rt. Hon. Anthony Evelyn Melbourne Ashley,
P.C., M.P., 4th son of the 7th Earl of Shaftesbury,
6. 1836 ; d. 1907 ; m. 1866, Sybella Charlotte (d.
1886), d. of Sir W. Farquhar, 3rd Bart. :—

Rt. Hon. Wilfrid William Ashley, P.C, M.P.,
Minister of Transport since 1924, J. P., D.L. and C.C.
Hants., Lieut.-Col. (ret.) King's Liverpool Regt.,6. 1867;
m. ist, igoi, Maud (d. 1911), d. of the late Rt. Hon.
Sir Ernest Cassel, P.O., G.C.B. ; 2nd, 1914, Hon. Mrs.
Forbes-Sempill, d. of Rev. W. Spencer ; and has issue
(by ist marriage) — Edwina Annette [m. 1922, Lord Louis
Mountbatten, K.C.V.O. {q.v.) ; and has issue] ; Ruth
Mary [m. 1927, Capt. A. C. Reid, M.P.]. Seats. — Broad-
lands, Romsey, Hants. ; Classiebawn Castle, co. Sligo.
Town res. — Gayfere House, Smith Square, Westminster.
C/m6s — Carlton; Brooks's.

ASHLEY-COOPER. Quarterly, i and 4, argent,
three bulls pa'^sant sable, armed and unguled or (for
Ashley) ; 2 and 3, gules, a bend engrailed between six
lions rampant or (for Cooper). Mantling sable and
argent. Crest — On a chapeau gules, turned up ermine,
a bull sable ducally gorged, armed and unguled or. Sup-
porters — On the dexter, a bull sable, armed, unguled
ducaUy gorged and chain reflexed over the back or ;
on the sinister, a talbot azure, ducally gorged or. Motto
— " Love, serve."

Son of Rt. Hon. Anthony Ashley-Cooper, 8th Earl

of Shaftesbury, b. 1831 ; d. 1886 ; m. 1857, Harriet,

(d. 1898;, d. of 3rd Marquess of Donegal : —

Rt. Hon. Sir Anthony Ashley-Cooper, K.P., P.C,

G.C.V.O., C.B.E., 9th Earl of Shaftesbury (23 April 1672),

Baron Ashley (20 April 1661), of Wimborne St. Giles,

Dorset, Baron Cooper of Paulett, Somerset, Bart. (6 July

1622), Lord Steward of the Household, b. 1869 ; m.

1899, Lady Constance Grosvenor, d. of Earl Grosvenor,

and has issue — Hon. Anthony Ashley-Cooper, commonly

called Lord Ashley, b. 1900 [w. 1927, Louise Sylvia, d.
of the late Arthur Hawkes] ; Hon. Anthony John
Percy Hugh Ashley-Cooper, b. 1915 ; Lady Mary
Sibell ; Lady Dorothea Louise ; Lady Lettice Mildred
Mary. Seats — St. Giles's House, Dorset ; Belfast Castle,
Ireland. Town res — Chandos House, Queen Anne Street,
S.W. C/m6s— Carlton, Marlborough, R.Y.S.

ASHMEAD-BARTLETT (H. Coll.). Party per fesse
dancett6e sable and azure, in chief three sinister gauntlets
pendent argent, tasselled or, fessewise, and in base four
crescents in cross of the last. Mantling sable and argent.
Crest — Upon a wreath of tlie colours, in front of a tower
proper, a demi-swan with wings elevated argent, collared
sable. Motto — " Mature."

Son of Sir Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, Kt. Bach., M.P.,

B.A. , b. 1849; '''■ 1902; m. 1874, Frances Christina,

d. of Henry Edward Walsh : —

Ellis Ashmead-Bartlett, Esq., C. B. E. , Barrister-at-Law,

M.P. for N. Div. Hammersmith 1924-26, iJ. 1881 ; m. 1919,

Maria Alexandrina de Elizade. Res. — 10 Great Stanhope

Street, W.i.


ASHTON (Confn. by Dugdale, Vn. Lanes. 1664, Ped.
H.Coll.). Argent, a mullet sable, a canton gules. Mant-
ling sable and argent. Crest — A stag at gaze argent,
attired and unguled or, gorged with a wreath of laurel
proper. Motto — " Contentment est assez."

Third son of Charles Ellis Ashton, Gentleman, of

Woolton Hall, Lanes., b. 1817 ; d. 1881 ; m. 1851,

Mary Caroline, d. of William Shand, of Springwood,

Allerton, Lanes. : —

Lt.-Col. Frederick Ellis Ashton, D.S.O., late 2nd Batt.

York and Lancaster Regt., served S. Africa 1900-02

(despatches), and Great War 1914-19 (despatches),

b. 1867 ; m. 1896, Alexandra Sherriff, d. of Alexander

Abercromby, of Cape Town, S. Africa ; and has issue —

Nicholas Charles Ellis Ashton, Gentleman, b. 1904 ;

and Gladys Lilian. Res. — St. Aubyn, Jersey, C.L

ASHTON of Ludlow (R.L., 24 Mar. 1915 ; H. Coll.)
Ermine, a mullet between three heraldic tygers' heads
erased sable. Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, upon a mount vert, an heraldic
tyger rampant or, gorged with a collar dancettee and
holding between the paws a mullet sable. Motto —
" Agere pro aliis."

Son of Davies, Gentleman, b. ;

m. : —

Arthur Ashton, Gentleman, who, by R.L. 24 Mar.
19 15, assumed the surname of Ashton in lieu of Davies,
and the arms of Ashton, b. . Res. — Ludlow,


ASHTON (H. Coll., 1845). Sable, on a pile between
two crescents in base argent, a nmllet pierced of the field.
Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
coloms, on a mount vert, a mower proper, vested paly
argent and sable, in the act of whetting his scythe, also
proper. Motto — " Fide et virtute."

Elder son of Thomas Ashton, Esq., J. P., D.L., b. 1818 ;
d. 1898; m. Elizabeth, d. of Samuel Stillman Gair : —

Rt. Hon. Thomas Gair Ashton, ist Baron Ashton of Hyde,
CO. Chester (1911), M.P. for Hyde Div. Cheshire 1885-6,
and for S. Bedfordshire 1895-1911, J. P. cos. Lan-
caster, Chester, and Sussex, County Councillor for Cheshire,
M.A. Oxon. [Supporters — On the dexter side a mower
proper, vested paly argent and sable, holding in the ex-
terior hand a scythe also prt per, and on the sinister side a
boar argent, semee of mullets sable, pierced], b. 1855 ; m.
1886, Eva Margaret, d. of J. H. James, Esq., J. P. co.
Herts. , of Kingswood, near Watford ; and has surv. issue —
Hon. Thomas Henry Raymond Ashton, b. 1901 [;«. 1925,
Marjorie Nell, d. of Hi n. Marshall J. Brooks, of Portal,
Tarporley, Cheshire, and hasi^sue — Thomas John Ashton,
Esq., b. 1926. (Res. — Yew Tree House, Westfield,
Sussex. Club — Boodle's)]. Hon. Marion Evelyn [w. M.ijor
Robert Wood, ist Batt. Royal Warwickshire Regt.] ; and
Hon. Margaret Joan [tn, 1925, Hugh Whistler,. of Battle,
Sussex]. Seats — Hyde, Cheshire, and Vinehall, Roberts-
bridge, Sussex. Town residence — Vinthall, 71 Prince's
Gate, S.W. Clubs— Axhend&nTa ; Brooks's ; Reform.




Son of William Mark Ashton, Esq., J. P. co. Cheshire,

of Heyscroft, West Didsbury, Lanes., b. 1858; d.

1895 ; '"■ 1886, Letiiia Mary, d. of William Kessler cf

Manchester : —
Samuel Edgar Ashton, Gentleman, B. A. (Oxon.),*. 1888 ;
tn. 19H, Violet Marion, d. of William John Birch Rey-
nardson; and has issue — John Laurence Ashton, Gentle-
man, b. 1912 ; James Mark Asht' n, Gentleman, b 1915 ;
Patrick Thomas Ashton, Gentleman, and Eustace Charles
Ashton, Genileman, b. 1926 (twins). A'w.— Scotsgrove
House, Thame, Oxon.

The Right Honourablk JAMES WILLIAMSON,
BARON ASH ION, of Ashton, in co. Palatine of Lan-
caster (1895), J. P. and D. L. for co. Palatine oJ Lancaster
(High Sheriff 1885), J. P. for the co. of London, M.P. for
ihe Lancaster Division of Lancashire (North), 1886-95.
Born Dec. 31, 1842, being the second son of the late James
Williamson, Esq., J. P., of Parkfield, Lancaster, by Eleanor

issue— Hon. Eleanor (Ella) [m. 1899, the Right Hon. the
2nd Viscount Peel, and has issue]. Estates — ^Ashton Hall,
Ellel Hall, and Ryelands, all in co. of L:incaster. Seats—
Ryelands, Lancaster ; Ashton Hall, near Lancaster. Town
residence— AXford House, Prince's Gate, S.W.

ASHTON-GWATKIN, M.A. of the University of Cam-
bridge, Rector of Bisho[)sbourne, Kent. Born August 27
1861, being the fifth son of the late Frederick Gwatkin of Lin-
coln's Inn, and of Grove House, Twickenham, by his wife
Louisa Isabella, younger daughter of the Reverend Am-
brose Stapleton, Master of Aits, sometime Rector of
Ilalwell and Vicar of East Budleigh, in the county of
Devon; and assumed by Deed Poll the additional surname
of Ashton in the year 1888. Armorial bearings — He
bears for Arms ; Ermine, two chevronels engrailed vert,
between three bees volant proper. Upon the escutcheon is
placed a helmet befitting his degree, with a Mantling vert



his wife, dau. ol Leonard Miller. Creation — 1895. Armorial
bearings — Party per chevron or and argent, a chevron
nebuly between in chief two trefoils slipped and in base a
demi-eagle couped and displayed sable. Mantling sable
and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a demi-eagle
displayed or, gutt^e-de-poix, each wing charged with a
fesse, and holding in the beak two trefoils in saltire sible.
Motto — " Murus asneusconscientia sana." Supporters —
On either side of the escutcheon an eagle regardant, with
wings endorsed or, gutt^e-de-poix, holding in the beak, by
a riband gules, an escutcheon argent charged with a trefoil
vert. Livery — Blue, with white piping, silver buttons, blue
and white striped waistcoat. Married, 1st, Sept. 23, 1869,
Margaret (who died 1877), dau. of Joseph G.itey of Kes-
wick ; 2nd, 1880, Jessy Henrietta (d. 1904), dau. and
coh. of the late James Stewart of Clapham, Yorks. ;
3rd, 1909, Florence Maud, dau. of Rev. R. Daniel, of
Osbaldwick, Yorks. ; and by his first marriage has surv.

and argent ; and for his Crest, upon a wreath of the colours,
on a mount vert, a garb or, in front thereof a Cornish
chough with wings expanded sable; with the MottO,
" Duw a bortha y brain." Married, January 18, 1888,
Frances Lilian, daughter and heiress of Frank Ashton, Es-
quire, of Twickenham, J. P. for Middlesex and Lancashire;
and has Iss7ie — Frank Trelawny Arthur Ashton-Gwatkin,
Gentleman, born April 14, 1889. Postal address — Bishops-
bourne Rectory, Canterbury, Kent.


ASHWIN (H. Coll., 9Sept. 1912). Azure, on a chevron,
between three kites' heads erased or, as many fylfots of
the field. Mantling azure and or. Crest — In front of a
fret fes?ewise or, a .VIoor's head couped in profile proper,
wreathed round the temples or and azure.




Eld. son of William Henry Ashwin of Bretforton
Manor, J. P. and D.L. co. Worcs. , J. P. co. Glos.,
b. 1835; d. 1892; tn. 1858, Gwenelin, d. of J. Prys
Eyton, J. P., of Plas Llanerchynor : —
James Ashwin, Esq. , J. P. cos' Worcs. and Glos., D.L.
Worcs., 1922, High Sheriff, Worcs., 1914-15, Member
Worcs. C.C. , b. i860; m. 1890, Clara, d. of George
Watson of Donisthorpe House, Yorks., J. P. ; and has surv.
issue — (i) Charles Watson Ashwin, Gentleman, b. 1902;
(2) Henry .\shwin, Gentleman, b. igo6 ; Thetis Mary ;
Ruth ; and Clara. Seat — Bretforton Manor, Worcester-

ASH WORTH (H. Coll.) Quarterly, gules and argent, a
cross couped and indented between two fleurs-de-lys in chief

and as many quatrefoils in base, all ccunterchanged
Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, in front of two crosses bottonn^e fitch^e in saltire
or, a fox passant proper, charged on the body with two
fleurs-de-lys in fesse, also gold. Motto — " Vincit amor

Sons of Edward Ashworth, Esq., J. P. Lanes., b. 1829;
d. 1902 ; m. 1853, Helen, d. of Royston Oliver of
Todniorden, Yorks. : —
Oliver Ashworth, Gentleman, b. 1854; d. 1922 ; m. 1878,
Annie Mary, d. of John H. Krabbe, and left issue.
Richard Ashworth, Gentleman, h. 1855; d. 1899.
Edward Ashworth, Gentleman, b. i860; 7n. and has
issue. Res. — The Quinta, Alderley Edge, Cheshire.

ASHWORTH of Birtenshaw(H. Coll.). Gules, a passion-
cross invected or between four lozenges saliirewise argent,
each charged with a fleur-de-lys azure. Mantling gules and
or. Crest —On a wreath of the colours, upon a rock, a fo.x
proper, supporting with the dexter foreleg a passion-cross,
as in the arms. Motto — " Garde ta bien aim^e."

Sons of George Binns Ashworth, Esq., J. P., of Biilen-

shaw House, b. 1823; d. 1905; tn. 1863, Ruth, d. of

John Jones, Esq., of Ruckley Grange, co. Salop: —

George Harry Ashworth, Gentleman, M..\. (Oxon.), b.

1865. Seat — Birtenshaw House, Bolton, Lanes. Club —

Union (Manchester).

Arthur Henwayn Ashworth, Gentleman, b. 1869. Club —
Union (Manchester).

Sons of John Ashworth of Ollerton, Bolton, b. 1826 ; d.
1888 ; fn. 1861, Mary Jane, only d. of Thomas Knowles
of Clively Bank, Pendlebury, Lanes. : —
Henry Ashworth, Gentleman, b. 1865; »i. 1889, Annie

Lilian Margery, d. of Charles Augustus Purnell of Dowlais.
Res. — Llangorse, Brecon.

Percy Ashworth, Gentleman, b. 1868; ;«. 1903, Annie
Isabel (d. 1918), d. of John Close Brooks of Birtles Hall,
( heshire ; and has issue — John Percy Ashworth, Gentle-
man, b. 1906; Maty Isabel; and Emily Rosemary Annie.
A'fjj.— Fradswell Hall, Stafford.

ASKEof Aughton (H. Coll.). Argent, a martlet sable,
between twobarsazure, each charged with as many cross
crosslets of the first. Mantling sable and argent. Crest —
In front of a Saracen's head proper, wreathed around
the temples argent and azure, two roses argent.

Son of Edward Aske, of Hull, b. 1872 ; m. 1909 : —

Sir Robert William Aske, ist Bart., of Aughton, Yorks.
(21 Jan. 1922), LL.D., Solicitor, Barrister-at-Law, Middle
Temple, Lt.-Col. (ret.) T.F., M.P. E. Div. Newcastle-on-
Tyne, 1923-24, b. 1872 ; m. ist, 1899, Edith {d. 1900), d.
of Charles MacGregor ; 2nd, 1909, Edith (d. 1918), d. of
W. CockerUne, J.P. ; and by her has issue — Conan Aske,
Esq., b. 1912 ; Robert Edward Aske, Esq., 6. 1915 ;
Mcirgaret ; and Audrey Vivienne. Res. — Filey Road,
Scarborough. Club — Reform.

HENRY HUGH ASKEW, Gentleman, late 6th Dragoon
Guards. Born July 28, 1847, being the eldest son of Henry
William Askew, Gentleman, of Conishead, by his wife Lucy,
dau. of the Hon. and Rt. Rev. Hugh Percy, Lord Bishop
of Carlisle. Armorial bearings— He bears for Arms :
Sable, a fesse or, between three asses passant argent,
quartering .Storrs, Crakenthorp, Rawlinson, and Mottram.
Upon the escutcheon is placed a helmet befitting his degree,
with a Mantling sable and or ; and for his Crest, upon a
wreath of the colours, a naked arm proper, grasping a
sword argent, pommel and hilt gold, enfiled with a Sara-
cen's head couped, distilling drops of blood, all also proper,
wreathed about the temples. Married, 1868, Mary Edith
Montague, eldest dau. of the late Rev. Octavius Friere
Owen, M.A., Rector of Burston, and has issue. Res. —

ASKEW-ROBERTSON (R.L. 2oSept. 1890, H. Coll.)—

Quarterly, i and 4, gules, three wolves' heads erased argent,
armed and langued azure, all within a bordure of the second,




and (for distinction) a canton of the field (for Robertson of
Ladykiik ; L.O., 1752); 2 and 3, sable, a fesse or,
between three asses passant argent, maned and ungnled
of the second (for Askew) ; and for and in right of his
wife, upon an escutche )n of pretence the arms of Robert-
son of Lidykirk, namely gules, three wolves' heads erased
argent, arniL-d and langued azure, within a bortlure of the
second. Upon the escutcheon is placed a helmet befitting
his degree, with a Mantling gules and argent ; and for his
Crests, I. upon a wreath of the liveries, a dexter cubit arm
proper, charged (for distinction) with a cross crosslet gules,
tiie hand holding an imperial crown, also proper, and above,
on a scroll, the MottO, " Virtute gloria merces" (for Robert-
son of Ladykirk) ; 2. upon a wreath of the colours, a
dexter hand holding on a poignard erect proper, hilt and
ponjniel or, a Saracen's head couped and imbrued proper,
wreathed about the temples with a torce argent and gules,
tied witli ribands of the same colours, and above, on a scroll,
the Motto, " Fac et spera" (for Askew). And in a com-
partment below the shield, a wild man lying fessewise in
chains proper; with the Motto, " Patentia casus exuperat
omnes " (for Robertson of Ladykirk).

Only son of the late Captain Christopher C. Askew,
R.N., of Broadbu>h, Hampshire, by his wife Sarah,
d. of Patrick Dickson, Esq. : —
The late Watson Askew-Robertson, Esq., J. P. and D.L.
CO. Northumberland (High Sheriff 1862), and J. P. co.
Berwick, b. 1834; assumed by R.L., 20 Sept. 1890, the
additional surname and arms of Robertson ; ?n. 1856, Hon.
Sarah (Ladykirk House. Berwickshire), eld. d. and co-h. of
the Rt. Hon. David Robertson, Baron Marjoribanks of
Ladykirk: and d. 1918, leaving issue — (i) David Hugh
Watson Askew-Robertson, Esq., B.A. (Oxon.), J. P. co.
Berwick and for Northumberland (High Sheriff 1912),
Barrister-at-Law, b. 1863 {Seats — Pallinsburn, Cornhill, co.
Northumberland ; Ladykirk, co. Berwick. Res. — Castle
Hill, Berwick-on-T\veed) ; (2) William Haggerstone Askew-
Robertson, Esq., J. P., B.A. (Oxon.), h. 1868 [m. 1903,
Marjone, d. of Hon. John Edward Gordon. M.P. ; and has
issue — John Marjoribanks Eskdale Askew-Robertson, Gen-
tleman, b. iqo8 ; and Mary Marjoribanks [;«. 1926, fc hn
Charles Blencowe Cookson, 2nd Life Gds. {Res. — Lady
Kirk, Norh;\m-on-Tweed, Berwickshire)] ; (3) John Bertram
Askew-Robertson, Gentleman, b. 1869 [;«. 1893, Fredericka,
eld. d. of the late Col. Dalian].

ASKWITH (H. Coll., 2 Apl. 1919). Sable, a fesse
between in chief two cross crosslets and in base a rose
argent. Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, a cross crosslet fitchee between two
wings erect sable, each charged with a rose as in the
arms. Supporters — On either side a dove holding in the
beak an olive-branch all proper. Motto — " Honesta
quam splendida."

Son of Gen. William Harrison Askwith, R.A., b. iSii;
^.1897; m. 1854, Elizabeth, d. of George Ranken,
Freeman and Merchant Taylor of the City of
London : —

Rt. Hon. Sir George Ranken Askwith, K.C.B., ist
Baron Askwith, of St. Ives, Hunts. (24 Mar. 1919), K.C.,
Barrister-at-Law, Inner and Middle Temples, Comdr.
Legion of Honour, and of Order of the Crown (Belgium),
b. 1861 ; m. 1908, Ellen, C.B.E., d. of Archibald Peel, of
Broxbonme, and widow of Maj. Henry Graham, 20th
Hussars ; and has issue — Hon. Betty Ellen. Seat — Oak
Knoll, Sunningdale, Berks. Town res. — 5 Cadogan
Gardens, S.W. Clubs — United University, Athenasum.

ASPINALL (H. Coll.). Or, a chevron between three
griffins' heads erased sable. Mantling sable and or.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a demi-griffin erased
sable, collared, winged, and beaked or. Motto — " ^-Egis
fortissima virtus."

Sons of Ralph John Aspinall, Esq., J. P. and D.L.

Lanes. (High Sheriff 1880), and J. P. for the West

Riding of co. York, Lt.-Col. and Hon. Col. 3rd Batt.

R. Lanes. Regt., b. 1847; d. 191^; m. 1876, Mabel

Federica Frances Baynes, dau. of Robert Lloyd Jones

Parry, Esq., of Aberdunant, co. Carnarvon, and Plas

Tregayan, co. Anglesey: —

John Ralph Aspinall, Esq., J. P. Lanes., -Maj. T. F.

Reserve, late Lanes. Hussars Yeo. , b. 1878 ; m. ist, 1901,

Augusta (d. 1923), third d. of Col. G. B. H. Marton of

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