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Upon a wreath of the colours, a fernbrake and rising
therefrom a cock-pheasant all proper. MottO — " Cate
at caute."

Sons of Sir Stephen Herbert Gatty, Knt. Bach. (1904),
K.C. (1891), Attorney-General Leeward Islands 1883-5,
and Trinidad 1885-1892, Puisne Judge Supreme Court
Straits Settlements 1892-5, Chief Justice of Gibraltar
1895-1905,^. 1849; d. 1922; ?n. ist, 1876, Alice G. [d.
1894), eld. d. of the Rev. Canon Rawlinson ; 2nd,
1905, Katharine (Ossemsley Manor, Christchurch,
Hants.), eld. d. of Alfred Morrison, J. P. and D.L.,
of Fonthill House, Wilts. :—
Oliver Gatty, Esq., b. 1907. Res. — 6 Lowndes Square,

Richard Gatty, Esq., b. 1909. Res. — 6 Lowndes
Square, S.W.i.

GAULD (L.O.). Parted per fesse enarched vert and or,

On a wreath of the liveries, a goldfinch proper. Motto —

" Deus vult." Livery — Green and gold.

Only son of Alexander Downie Gauld, of Allandale,
Corstorphine, Midlothian, b. 1853; m. 1890, Mary
Jane, d. of John Dyce, of Forgue, Aberdeenshire: —
Henry Drummond Gauld, Gentleman, F.S.A. (Scot.), b.

1891. Res. — Allandale, Corstorphine, Midlothian.

GAULT of Montreal (H. Coll.). Azure, a falcon argent ,
beaked and belled or, in chief three fleurs-de-lys of the
second. Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, issuant from grass vert, a perch
proper, thereon a hawk argent, armed and belled or,
holding in the beak a fleur-de-lys silver. Motto — " Deo

Only son of Andrew Frederick Gault, Gentleman,
of Sherbrooke St. West, Montreal, b. 1833 ; d.
1903 ; m. 1864 : —

Andrew Hamilton Gault, Esq. D.S.O., M.P. Taunton
since 1924, Lt.-Col. (ret.) Princess Patricia's Canadian
Light Infantry, b. 1882 ; tn. ist, 1904, Marguerite, d. of
Hon. G. W. Stephens ; 2nd, 1922, Dorothy, d. of fhe late
C. J. Shuckbiurgh, of Hatch Coiu-t, Taunton. Res. —
Hatch Court, Taunton, Somerset ; St. Hilaire, Province
of Quebec, Canada.

GAULT (H. Coll.). Azure, on a perch issuant from
the base or, a hawk close armed and belled of the
second, in chief three fleurs-de-lys of the third. Crest —

two bezants in chiet and a trefoil slipped n base all
counterchanged. Mantling vert, doubled or. Crest —

On a wreath argent and azure, issuant from grass vert,
a perch thereon a hawk as in the arms, holding in^the
beak a fleur-de-Iys argent. Motto — " Deo gratias."

Son of Leslie Hamilton Gault, Gentleman, of Brae-
head, Montreal, b. 1856 ; d. 1922 ; m. 1896, Marion,
d. of the late John Davidson : —
Leslie Hamilton Gault, Gentleman, B.A. (Cantab.), b.
1899 ; m. 1925, Iris Hilda Gordon, d. of Maj.-Gen. C. F.
Gordon Young. Res. — 26 Belgrave Street, S.W.i.
Clubs — Guards', Bath.

GAUNT of Edgbaston (H. Coll.). Barry of six or and
azure, over all on a bend gules a sword of the first between
two bezants. Mantling azure and or. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, a wolf's head erased azure, supporting in the
mouth a sword erect point upwards or. Motto — " Dum
spiro spero."

Son of James Richard Gaunt, Gentleman, of Hands-
worth, Staffs. :— t^

Charles Frederick Gaunt, Gentleman, b. . Res. —

Southbourne, Augustus Road, Edgbaston, co. Warwick.





GEACH (H. Coll., 1923). Per chevron argent and
sable, in chief two Cornish choughs of the second,
beaked and legged gules, and in base semee of bezants.
Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, upon a rock proper, a Cornish chough as in the
arms, resting the dexter claw on a chaplet of oak leaves
vert. Motto — " Victrix fortunae sapientia."

Sons of Robert Guichard Geach, Gentleman, of

5 Victoria Road, Kensington, b. 1840; d. 1901 ;

m. 1868, Kathrine,d. of Lewis Williams, Esq., J. P.,

D.L., of Fronwnion, Dolgelly, N. Wales: —

Robert Neville Geach, Gentleman, F.P.C.S. (Eng.i,

b. 1873 ; m. 1900, Alice Mary, d. of Henry Hutson ;

and has issue — Kathrine Marjorie. Res. — 151 Ashley

Gardens, Westminster, S.W.i.

Lewis Cecil Geach, Gentleman, b. 1875 ; m. 1905,

Beatrice Catherine, d. of Frank Adcock ; and has

issue — Robert Cecil Adrian Geach, Gentleman, b. 1908 ;

Charles Howard Guichard Geach, Gentleman, b. 1910 ;

Norah Beatrice. Res. — The Poplars, Littleover, Derby.

Only son of Capt. Gerald Burrell Geach, 4th Dragoon

Gds., b. 1861 ; d. 1899 ; m. 1889, Harriet Alice

Marie, d. of John Elliot : —

Charles Leonard ElUot Geach, Gentleman, b. 1891 ;

m. 1911, Helen Kathleen (d. 1919). d. of Harry Francis

Taylor. Res. —

GEACH (H. Coll.). Sable, a battleaxe erect or, sur-
mounted by a fesse of the last, thereon an escallop of the
field, on a chief arched of the second, two escallops of the
field. Mantling sable and or. Crest.— On a wreath of the

colours, in front of a dexter cubit arm in armour, the hind
holding a battleaxe erect, all proper, an escallop or, between
two wings bezant^e. Livery — Dark green, gold buttons.

Son of William Eads Geach of Cornwall, b. 181 1 ;

d. 1903 ; m. 1855, Thomazine, d. of John Littleton of

Brightor, Cornwall : —
William Littleton Littleton Geach, Gentleman, b. 1856 ;
m. 1894, Eleanor, d. of Rev. James Empson Alcock of
Hawling Rectory, Glos. , and grand-d. of Rev. Reginald
Wynniatt of Guiting Grange, Stanton Court, and Dymock
Grange, Glos. (High Sheriff of that co.); and has issue —
(i) Hugh William Ambrose Wynniatt Littleton Geach,
Gentleman, b. 1895 ; (2) Arthur Empson Littleton Geach,
Gentleman, b. 1898. Res. —

GEARY (H. Coll., 18 Nov. 1782). Gules, on two^bars
or, three mascles two and one azure, on a canton argent,
an anchor erect with cable sable. Mantling gules and or.

Crest — Out of a naval crown or, a dexter arm embowed,
habited in the uniform of an Admiral of the Royal Navy,
supporting the flag of the White Squadron proper. Motto —
" Chase."

Son of Sir Francis Geary, 4th Bart. , b. i8n ; d. 1895 ;

m. 2nd, 1856, Fanny Isabella, d. of Andrew Redmond

Prior. F.R.S. : —
Sir William Nevill Montgomerie Geary, 5th Bart. (17 Aug.
1782), M.A. (Oxon.), Barrister-at-Law, J. P. and D.L. and
C.C. Kent, Attorney-General of the Gold Coast 1895-1897,
b. 1859; m. 1906, Florence Mary, yr. d. of late George E.
Burke, Esq., J. P., of Danesfield, co. Galway. Seat —
Oxon-Ho.ath, Tonbridge, Kent. Chambers — 2 Plowden
Buildings, Temple, E.C. Clubs — Travellers', Savile.

GEDDES (L.O. ). Aiure, three geds or lucies naiant
in pale or, on a chief engrailed ermine, two Greek crosses
of the first. Mantling azure, doubled or. Creat — On a
wreath of his liveries, a ged's head erect in pale or.
Mottoes— (over crest), " Capta majora"; (below arms),
" Luces inter cruces."

Son of Alexander Geddes, Esq., J. P., D.L. Banffshire,

of Blairmore and Invermarkie, ^. 1843 ; d. 1902; m.

1876, Frances Robertson, d. of Hugh Sharp, F. R.C.S. ,

of Cullen, N.B. :—
Alexander Alistair Francis Geddes, Gentleman, Lieut.
3rd Batt. 5th Fusiliers, b. 1891. Seats — Blairmore, Huntly,
N.B. ; Invermarkie, Huntly, N.B.

GEE of Freshford and London (H. Coll.). Gules, a
sword in bend argent, between two fleurs-de-lys cr, each
within an annulet of the second. Mantling gules and
argent. Crest— Issuant from a circlet of gold, charged

with a fleur-de-lys gules, a gauntlet erect proper, grasping a
sword argent. MottO— " Jy suis."

Sons of William Gee, *. 1836 ; d. 1898 ; m. Charlotte, d.
. of Canon Scott of Wappenham . — w:-

Rev. Richard Gee, b. 1874 ; m. 1910, Annie Rhoda, d.-of
Most Rev. R. S. Copleston, D.D. , Bishop of Calcutta.
Res. — Lacey Green Vicarage, Oxon.




Edward Gee, Gentleman, f. 1880; m. 1911, Florence
Maude, d. of Joseph Hyde cf Birmingham, and has issue —
Gilbert Edward Gee, Gentleman, i. 1912 ; Maurice Wilfrid
Gee, Gentleman, 6. 1916 ; Dennis William Gee, Gentleman,
i. 1920. J?es. — 10058, 94 Street, Edmonton, Alberta,

Yr. sons of William Gee of Woodside, Freshfcrd,

Somerset, i. 1809; d. 1900; m. and, Sarah Maria,

d. of late Major Basil Robinson Heron, R.A. : —

Very Rev. Henry Gee, D.D., F.S.A., Dean of Gloucester

since 1918, m. Lucy Caroline (^. 192 1 ), d. of George La wson

Munro, Esq., J. P. Middx. Hds.^The Deanery, Gloucester.

Basil Gee, Gentleman, m. Mary, widow of M. Edward

Kemp. iP^^.— Chestercourt, Edenbridge ; 3 Barkstone

Gardens, W.

GEIJER. Or, a vulture regardant wings displayed
sable, collared of the field, standing upon a sabre fessewise
proper hilt and pommel to the dexter gold. Mantling
sable and or. Crest — A dexter arm embowed in armour,
the hand grasping a sword fessewise proper hUt and
pommel or, between two vulture's wings also proper.
Motto — " Persevero."

Eric Neville Geijer, Esq., M.C., late Lieut. (S.R.),
Grenadier Guards, Rouge Dragon Pursuivant of Arms,
Postal address — College of Arms, E.G. Clubs — Guards',

Alfred Alexander Hoskins Gell, Gentleman, d. 1857.

Philip Parker Gell, Gentleman, 6. 1853 ; m. 1879, Mar-
garet Levitte ; and has issue a dau. Pes. — Burrongong,

Sons of Rev. Canon Francis Gell, M.A. (Camb.), d.
1825; d. ; m. ist, Mary Bennett (aT. 1866); and,

1873, Clara Southan : —

John Francis Gell, Gentleman, i. 1862.

Lt.-Col. Edward Anthony Sydney Gell, D.S.O. , M.C. ,
M.A. (Camb.), formerly Vicar of Corsham, Wilts., Chaplain
to H.M. Forces Shorncliffe 1908-14, served S. Africa 1899-
1902 (medal, 4 clasps), and Great War 1914-18, becoming
Lt.-Col. Roy. Fus. (despatches, M.C, D.S.O. ), 6. 1875;
m. 190a, Gertrude Jennie Ryland, d. of Rev.
Edward Rushton, Bembridge ; and has surv. issue —
Philip Ralph Gell, Gentleman, d. 1904 ; and Honor Mary
Ryland. Pes. — 2 Rue Royale, Calais. Club — New Oxford
and Cambridge.

Philip Francis Gell, Esq., D.S.O., Major (ret.) Indian
Army, 6. 1880.

GEMMELL (L.O., Aug. 14 1919). Argent, two bars
gemmelles sable between three bears' heads couped gules,
muzzled of the field, two in chief and one in base.
Mantling sable, doubled argent. Crest— On a wreath of



GELL (H. Coll., 6 March 1731). Party per bend argent
and gules, a rose between two mullets of six points in bend
counterchanged. Mantling gules and argent. Crest —
On a wreath of the colours, a greyhound passant pean,
about the neck a collar argent, and thereon a rose between
two mullets of six points gules. Motto — " Vocatus obedivi."
Livery — Dark blue and silver.

Son of Rev. John Philip Gell, M.A., Warden of

Christ's Coll., Tasmania, Rector of Buxted, Sussex, i.

1816 ; d. 1898 ; m. 1849, Eleanor Isabella, only child

and heir of Admiral Sir John Franklin, K.C.H., Hon.

D.C.L. (Oxon.) :—
Henry Willingham Gell, Gentleman, O.B.E., M.A., M.B.
(Oxon.), i. 1856; m. 1893, Edith Georgiana Banks, second
dau. of Richard Bradshaw ; and has surv. issue — Philip
Victor Willingham Gell, Lieut. R.F.A.,/^. 1897 [m. 1920,
Aileen, d. and coh. of Col. George William Maunsell,
C.M.G. of Gloucester Terrace, W., and has issue — Philip
Anthony Gell, Gentleman, i. 192 1 ; and Edith Elizabeth.
Pes. — Richmond Hill House, Edgbaston]. Estate — Wool-
hampton Court, Berks. Clui — New University.

Sons of Major-Gen. John Sherbrooke Gell, d. 1820 ; d.

1878; m. ist, 1849, Mary Leigh {d. i86g), d. of S.

Atkinson of Paignton; and, 1873, Sophia, d. of Col.

Annesley : —
Sherbrook Leigh Gell, Esq., Capt. New South Wales
Bushmen's Contingent 1900-3, i. 1850. Pes. —

Hugh Digby Gell, Esq,, J. P. of Queensland [Motto —
" Ung Dieu, ung roy, une loy"], 6. 1853; m. 1902,
Mary Amelia, d. of F. Rigney ; and has issue — (1)
Sherbrooke Gell, Gentleman, d. 1903; (a) Ernest Gell,
Gentleman, d. 1905. Pes. — Hungerford, Queensland,

Herbert George^Gell, Esq. , M.V.O. , Chief Commissioner
of Police, Bombay (ret. 1911), d. 1856; m. 1904, May, d.
of Leslie Crawford of Bombay ; and has issue — John
Francis Philip Gell, Gentleman, it. 1907. Address —
Claverley, Bceston Hill, Sheringham, Norfolk.

Rev. Cyril Annesley Gell, b. 1874 ; m. 1903, Cora,
d. of Alfred Holgate Russell of Liverpool; and has issue —
Lettice Margaret Honor ; and Cyrilla Rosemary. Pes. —
St. Mary's, Loughton, Essex.

Rev. Reginald Annesley Gell, b. 1875 ; m. 1904,
Ethel, d. of Capt. Annesley. Pes. — 350 Camden Road

Sons of Charles Baskerville Gell of Burrongong, b.

1851 ; d. 1892; m. 1879, Harriet Georgina Lomax : —
Charles Louis Sherbrook Gell, Gentleman, b. X882.
Res. — Burrongong, New South Wales.

Philip Hoskins Gell, Gentleman, b. 1888. Pes.—

Yr. sons of Philip Hoskins Gell, Esq., of Burrongong,

N.S.W.. J. P., M.L.C., Tasmania, b. i8a2; d.

1883 ; m. 1846, Catharine, d. of James Parker : —

his liveries, seven tongues of flame 'oetween two branches
of palm proper. Motto— " Moriens sed invictus."

Third son of William Gemmell, Liverpool, b. 1823 ;

d. 1865 ; III. 1856, Mary Sophia, d. of Edward Fowler,

Preston : —
John Edward Gemmell, Gentleman, M. B. , CM.,
F. R.S. (Edin)., b. 1863; m. 1891, Margaret Ann, d. of
William Alexander, F.C.A. ; and has had issue — Arthur
Alexander Gemmell, Gentleman, b. 1892 [m. , Gladys

Freda, d.of W. A. Reading ; and has issue — John Gemmell,
Gentleman, b. ; Sheila ; and Mary Reading] ; Kenneth

Alexander Gemmell, Gentleman, b. 1895 ; killed at Hooge




1915 ; Stuart Stirling Gemniell, Gentleman, b. 1898 ;
killed at Arras 1918. iV^j.— Beechlands, Mossley Hill,
Liverpool. C/«i>^— University (Liverpool); Athenaeum


Born July 22, 1846, being the eldest son of the late Goodman
Gentleman, Esq., J. P. co. Kerry, of Ballyhorgan, by his
wife Anne, second dau. of John Blakeny Kittson of Derry,
CO. Kerry. Armorial bearings— Ermine, two eagles dis-
played, each with two heads in chief sable, and an esquire's
helmet in base proper, a chief indented gules. Mantling

doubled or. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, the sun

sable and argent ; and or his Crest, upon a wreath ol
the colours, a demi-eagle displayed, with two heads, sable,
on each wing a trefoil or. Motto — "Truth, honour, and
courtesy." Livery — Blue, with silver buttons. Married,
1873, Elizabeth, second dau. of Arthur Vincent of Shana-
golden House, co. Limerick; and has Issue — (i) Goodman
George Gentleman, Gentleman, b. 0%t. 27, 1879 ; (2) Arthur
Vincent Gentleman, Gentleman, b. Nov. 8, 1887; (3) Robert
John Kittson Gentleman, Gentleman, b. Aug. 18, 1890 ;
Sarah Margaret Roberta ; and Ethel Maud. Seat —
Ballyhorgan, near Listowel.

GEOGHEGAN (U.O.). Argent, a lion rampant gules,
armed and langued azure, between two dexter hands m
fess couped at the wrist of the second. Mantling gules
and argent. Crest— Out of a ducal crest coronet or,
an arm embowed in armour proper, charged with two
mullets of the first, the hand grasping a dagger point
downwards also proper. Motto — " Semper pra:sto."

Eldest son of Stannus Geoghegan, Gentleman,

formerly of Glengeary, co. Dublin, and of Sliema,

Malta, b. 1838; d. 1909; m. 1865, Jane, d. of

Henry Downs, of Alderley, Glengeary, co. Dublin : —

Brig. -Gen. Stannus Geoghegan, C.B. (1915), 3rd Class,

Order of the Nile (1916), b. 1866; m. 1897, Norah

Louisa, d. of Rev. Charles Greenway, J. P.; and has

had issue — Stannus Geoghejjan, Gentleman, Lieut. 2nd

Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, b. 1898; killed in

action 1918; Eric Geoghegan, Gentleman, b. 1903; and

Norah Frances. Res. — Furzeland, Bournemouth. Clubs —

Junior Army and Navy, Bournemouth (Bournemouth).

GEORGE (Matric. L.O. 1903). Or, a fesse between three
alcons rising azure, membered gules. Mantling azure,

shining on a sun-flower proper. Motto — "Sol et scutum


Eld. son of late Col. James George of The Ward,
Huntly, .Aberdeenshire, formerly 92nd Gordon High-
landers, 2ist Hussars and Army Pay Corps, b. 1825;
d. 1897; m. 1856, Louisa Jane, d. of John Stewart, co.
Tyrone : —
Douglas Stewart George, Esq., Capt., ist. Batt. Roy.

Scots Fus. , b. 19 Dec. 1874 Postal address —

GEORGE (H. Coll.). Per fesse gules and sable, on a
fesse indented argent between two falcons rising in pale
of the third, beaked and legged or, a talbot passant of
the second. Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, a demi-talbot per fesse indented
sable and gules, charged on the shoulder with a bezant,
thereon a lion's head erased of the second, and resting the
sinister paw on a garb vert. Motto — " Strive to attain."
Sons of John Daniel George, Gentleman, b. 1825 ; d.
; m. 1848, Harriet [d. 1893), d. of James Croft of
George Lane, City of London, M.R.C.S. : —
William Daniel George, Gentleman, b. 1853. Post. add. —
Frederic Gilmore George, Gentleman, b. 1856.
Edward Thomas George, Gentleman, b. 1867.

The L.\te LOUISA GEORGE, Widow (who d.
30 June, 1919I, younger of the two daughters of the late
Benjamin Parsons Ruble of Fareham, Hants. , Gentleman
(who d. 1846), and aunt of John Edwin Ruble, Esq.
[to whom refer]. Armorial bearings are, on a lozenge
— Per fesse gules and sable, on a fesse indented argent,
between two falcons rising in pale of the third, beaked
and legged or, a talbot passant of the second, and
impaling the arms of Ruble, namely gules, a warship,
the sails furled, colours flying, in chief three escarbuncles
all argent, a mullet for cadency. Married, Feb. 2, i860,
Frederic Charles George of the City of Wells, Somerset,
Gentleman (who d. 1884) ; and has had Issue— (i) Frederic
Brand George, Gentleman, b. 1862; d. ; father of

Frederic Arthur Rubie George, Gentleman (to whom refer) ;
(2) Charles Richard George, Gentleman, d. 1872 ; (3) Edwin
Purnell George, Gentleman, d. 1893 ; Louisa Emily, d. i860 ;
Victoria Alice Rubie [m. May 3, 1892, Herbert Baxter
Jones of Wells, Somerset, and has issue]; Florence Rubie,
d. 1866; Blanche Amy [m. June 28, 1888, Ernest Arthur





Ebblewhite, Esquire, J. P., Barr.-at-Law [to whom refer];
Edith Agnes [m. July 26, 1895, Hebberton Alfred Sheldon
of Wells, Somerset ((/. 1920), and has issue]; Ada Rubie,
d. 1870 ; and Mabel Minnie, d. 1888.

man, Citizen and Tin Plate Worker of London. Born
June 30, 1896, being the only son of the late Frederic
Brand George, of the city of Wells, Somerset, Gentleman,
Citizen and Tin Plate Worker of London, formerly Town
Councillor of Wells, Somerset, by his wife Ellen Maria
((/. 1916), second dau. of John Coster Bryant, of Fresh ford,
near Bath. Armorial bearings — Per fesse gules and sable.

on a fesse indented argent, between two falcons rising in
pale of the third, beaked and legged or, a talbot passant
of the second. Mantling gules and argent. Crest— On a
wreath of the colours, a demi-talbot per fesse indented
sable and gules, charged on the shoulder with a bezant,
thereon a lion's head erased of the second, and resting the
sinister paw on a garb vert. Motto — "Strive to attain."
Married, March 11, 1922, Violet Maud, 6th dau. of the
late Henry Vincent, of the city of Wells; and has Issue
— Frederic Brand George, Gentleman, b. March 13. 1924,
Postal address — Sadler Street, Wells, Somerset.

GEPP (H. Coll., 23 July 1823, Gts. 34, 112). Per
chevron azure and gules, a chevron engrailed or, sur-
mounted of a plain chevron sable between three falcons
close argent, beaked, legged, jessed and belled of the third,
collared gules. Mantling azure and or. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, amount vert, thereon an eagle rising
azure, wings erminois, gorged with a collar and in the
beak a niascle or, the dexter claw supporting a sword erect
proper, pommel and hilt gold.

Sons of Rev. Edward Francis Gepp, Vicar of High

Easter, co. Essex, b. 1819 ; d. 1903 ; ;«. Eliza Jemima

Mary, d. of Champion Edward BranfiU of Upminster

Hall, Essex : —

Rev. Edward Gepp, M.A. (Camb. ), formerly Vicar of

High Easter, b. 1855. A'^j-.— Aston Greys. Knole Road,


Maurice Gepp, Gentleman, L.R.C.P., L.R.C.S. (Edin.),
D.P.H. (Lond.), Medical Officer of Health for S.W. Salop,
h. 1859. Res. — Coton Hill, Shrewsbury.

AntonyGepp, Gentleman, M.A. Camb. .formerly Assistant
Natural History Museum, S. Kensington, b. 1862; m.

1902, Ethel Sarel, d. of Alfred Bowyer Barton, M.D. ; and
has issue — Egerton Antony Hammond Gepp, Gentleman,
b. 1908; and Damaris Editha. Res. — 8 Ennerdale Road,
Kew Gardens, Surrey.

Sons of Rev. Henry John Gepp, M.A. , Vicar of Adder-
bury, Oxfordshire, b. 1837; d. 1919; tn. 1874, Marjorie
Jane Hamilton, d. of Rev. Henry Robson : —
Henry Hamilton Gepp, Esq., late Capt. Essex Yeo. ,
b. 1875 ; m. 1905, Mary Noel, d. of Walter Edward
Grimston, and has issue — Thomas Christopher Gepp,
Gentleman, b. 1919; Miriam Helen; Rosalind Mary; and
Adela Marjorie. Res. — Hill House, Hatfield Peverel,
Chelmsford. Club — Cavalry.

Col. Ernest Cyril Gepp, D.S.O. , Duke of Cornwall's
L. I., commanding Amballa Brigade, India, served S. Africa
(Queen's Medal, 3 clasps), Somaliland (despatches, medal
with clasp), and Great 'War (despatches 5 times, D.S.O.
and Bar), b. 1879; m. 1910, Evelyn Marion, d. of Lt.-Col.
George Wilbraham Northey, J. P., D. L. , of Ashley Manor,
Box. Res. — Amballa and Kasauli, India.

GERARD. Argent, a saltire gules. Mantling
gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours,
a lion rampant ermine, crowned or. Supporters — On
either side a lion ermine, ducally crowned or, gorged
with a collar gemel gules, and supporting a tilting-spear
proper. Motto — " En Dieu est mon esperance."

Son of Rt. Hon. Sir William Cansfield Gerard, 2nd

Baron Gerard, h. 1851 ; d. 1902; m. 1877; Mary

Emmeline, d. of Henry Beilby Milner, of West

Retford, Notts. :—

Rt. Hon. Sir Frederick John Gerard, M.C., 3rd

Baron Gerard of Bryn, Lanes. (18 Jan. 1876), and a

Bart. (22 May 161 1), Capt. (ret.) R.H.G., h. 1883;

m. 1906, Mary Frances Emma, d. of Sir Martin Gosselin,

G.C.V.O., K.C.M.G., of Blakesware, Herts. ; and has

issue — Hon. Robert Frederick Alwyn Gerard, b. 1918 ;

Hon. Violet Ethel Mary ; Hon. Patricia Clare Gabrielle ;

Hon. Heloise Katherine Marie ; Hon. Mary Dorothy

Fresia. Seats — Garswood, Newton-le-Willows, Lanes.;

Blakesware, Herts.

GERARD of Rochsoles (1851). Azure, a lion rampant
or, on a chief embattled ermine, a falchion in bend sinister
surmounted by the Punja (borne before the Emperor Shah
Allum) saltirewise proper. Mantling gules and argent.
Crest — Out of a mural crown argent, a lion's gamb erect
ermine, holding in bend sinister the Punja as in the arms.
Motto — " Hand inferiora secutus."

Son of Major-Gen. Sir Montague Gilbert Gerard,

K.C.B. (Mil., 1902), K.C.S.I. (1897), J. P. and D.L.,

Lt.-Gen. commanding a district in India, late British

Commr. for delineation of Pamir Boundary, formerly

Commandant of the Central India Horse, late Military

Attach^ at St. Petersburg, b. 1843 ; d. 1905 ; m. 1888,

Helen Adelaide, ygst. d. of E. Meade : —

The late Gilbert Meade Gerard, Esq., Capt. Highland

Light Infantry, b. 1889'; d. 1916. Seat — Rochsoles, Airdrie,


GERARD-DICCONSON. Quarterly, i and 4, or. on a
cross pierced between four hinds' heads erased vert, two cross
crosslets fitch^e in pale, and as many escallops in fesse of the
field ; 2 and 3, argent, a saltire gules. Mantling vert and or.
Crests — I. onawreathof the colours, a bezant, charged with
a hind's head vert, erased gules, and holding in the mouth a
cross crosslet fitch^e of the last ; 2. on a wreath of the colours,
a monkey statant proper, environed about the middle with
a plain collar and chained argent.

Only son of the Hon. Robert Joseph Gerard-Dicconson,
Capt. 3rd Batt. Kings Own Royal Lancaster Regt. ,
assumed by Royal Licence, 1896, the additional
surname and arms of Dicconson, b. 1857 ; d. 1918 ;
m. 1888, Eleanor, second dau. of W. J. Murray of
Rosemount, co. Ross, and of Mrs. Bankes of Winstanley
Hall, CO. Lancaster: —
Charles Robert Tolver Michael Gerard-Dicconson, Esq.,
DS.O., late Capt. Gren. Gds., J. P. Lanes., b. 1894:
m. 1915, Aim^e, d. of Hon. Sir. Rupert T. H. Clarke,
2nd Bart. , and has issue — Rupert Charles Frederick Gerard-
Dicconson, Gentleman, b. 1916 ; Robert Guy Standish
Clarke Gerard-Dicconson, Gentleman, b. 1921. Seats —
Wrightington Hall, and Blackley Hurst, near Wigan.
Res. — Harrock House, Buxton. C/i/i^j^Marl borough.
Turf. White's.




GERMAN of TaffsweU (H. CoU.). Per fesse gules and
chequy argent and sable, in chief a demi-lion regardant

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