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1906-23, Treasurer H.M's. Household 1921-24, and
1924-28, M.A. (Oxon.), Lt.-Col. N. Somerset Yeo. (T.D.)
served in S. Africa, comd. 2-ist N. Somerset Yeo. 1914-17,
b. 1873 ; m. 1st, 1901, Hon. Victoria Florence de Burgh,
C.B.E. {d. 1920), d. of ist Viscount Long of Wraxall,
and has surv. issue — Hon. Doreen Albinia de Burgh ; 2nd,
1927, Hon. Ursula Mary, R.R.C., Maid of Honour to
Queen Mary, d. of Hon. Sir Arthur Lawley, G.C.S.I.,
G.C.I.E., K.C.M.G.' and has further issue — Hon. George
Reginald Lawley Gibbs, b. 1928. Seats — Tyntesfield,
Wraxall, co. Somerset ; Pytte, Clyst St. George, co.
Devon. Town res. — 81 Eaton Square, S.W.i. Clubs —
Carlton, Arthur's, Beefsteak.

Antony Hubert Gibbs, Esq., J. P. Devon, Major N.
Somerset Yeo. (T.D.), M.A. (Camb.), served Great War,
h. 1874 ; m. 1899, Mary Mercy, eld. d. of Col. Evan H.
Llewellyn, M.P., for N. Somerset ; and has issue — Evan
Llewellyn Gibbs, Gentleman, 2nd Lieut. Coldstream Gds.,"
b. 1906 ; Antony Gibbs, Gentleman, b. 1909 ; Elaine*
Blanche [tn. 1925, Richard Sidebottom, Barrister-at»"
Law] ; Ehzabeth Mercy ; and Pamela Mary. Res. —
Pvtte, Clyst St. George, Devon. Club — Carlton.

'William Gibbs, Esq., M.A. (Oxon.), Lt.-Col. 7th
Hussars served S. Africa 190 1-2 (medal 5 clasps) and
Great War 1914 18, has Croix de Guerre, Exon Yeoman of
the Guard, b. 1877 ; tn. 1911, Ruby Mabel, youngest d. of
the late Henry Arthur Brassey, M.P., and has issue —
Diana Anstice Williamina ; and Marigold Ruby.
Res. — Admington Hall, Shipston-on-Stour. Clubs —
Bachelors', Cavalry.

John Evelyn Gibbs, Esq., M.C., Col. Coldstream
Guards, served S. Africa, and Great War, b. 1879 ; tn.
19 1 9, Lady Helena Frances Augusta Cambridge, yngr.
d. of the Marquis of Cambridge, G.C.B., G.C.V.O. Res.
— Estcourt Grange, Tetbury, Glos. Clubs — Guards'. Turf.



Lancelot Merivale Gibbs, Esq., D.S.O., M.C. and Bar,
Major Coldstream Guards, b. iSSo. Clubs — Guards',
Turf.

Sons of Henry Martin Gibbs, Esq., J. P. for Somer-
set, High Sheriff of Somerset, 1897, b. iS-io ; d. 1928 ;
tn. 1882, Emily Anna, fifth d. of the Ven. W. B. Otter,
Archd. of Lewis : —
William Otter Gibbs, Esq., Lt.-Col. (ret.) loth Hussars,
6. 1883; m. 1916, Janet Blanche, d. of the late Antony
Gibbs of Tyntesfield, and has issue — Martin Antonv
Gibbs, Gentleman, b. 1916. iVa/— Barrow Court,
Somerset.

Rev. Francis Antony Woodard Gibbs, M.C. and Bar,
Rector of Walkern, Stevenage, formerly Capt. N. Somer-
set Yeo., b. 1885 ; tn. 1923, Agnes Mary Denise, d. of the
late Rev. Ernest Ruddock, and has issue — i son and 2
daus. Club — Windham.

Guy Melvil Gibbs, Esq., Capt. (ret.), North Somerset
Yeo., b. 1889 ; tn. 1914, Margaret Olivia, eld. d. of Henry
Percy St. John, Principal Clerk in the House of Lords,
and has i^sue — Martin St. John Valentine Gibbs, Gentle-
man, b. 1917 ; Roland Christopher Gibbs, Gentleman, b.
192 1 ; Anna Patricia; and Ursula Mary. Res. — Ruck-
ley, Easton Gray, Malmesbury. Clubs — Boodle's, Bucks.
Ralph Crawley-Boevey Gibbs, Esq., Capt. (ret.) North
Somerset Yeomanry, b. 1891 ; tn. 1915, Dorothy Eliza-
beth, d. of Rev. W. T. Houldsworth, and has issue —
Peter Houldsworth Gibbs, Gentleman, b. 192 1 ; Mary
Elizabeth ; Jane ; and Susan. Res. — Little Gaddesdon,
Herts. C/M&— Boodle's.

Lionel Cyril Gibbs, Gentleman, Lieut, late North
Somerset Yeo., b. 1893 ; tn. 1925, Mary, d. of the late
Albany Hawke Charlesworth, M.P. of Grinton, York,
and has issue — Timothy Rothesay Gibbs, Gentleman,
b. 1927. Res. — The Manor House. Kingston Lysle,
Wantage. Clubs — Boodle's, Cavalry, Conservative.

Son of George Harold Gibbs, Gentleman, b. 1869 ;
d. 1927 ; tn. 1897, Anne Everilda Caroline, d. ol
Thos. Wm. Webber of Kellyville : —
George Arthur Elton Gibbs, Gentleman, Lieut. R.E.,
b. 1898. Res.—

Sons of Joseph Hucks Gibbs, b. 1840 ; d. 1886 ;
tn. 1867, Mary Rider {d. 1924), d. of Richard Budd,
M.D., of Barnstaple : —
Leonard Albert Gibbs, Gentleman, b. 1875. Res. —
Canada.

Stanley Rider Gibbs, Esq., M.C, T.D., Major R.A.M.C.
(T.A.), M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., b. 1880 ; tn. 1909, Margaret
Ellen, d. of Joseph Harper, M.D., and has issue — Peter
Joseph Gibbs, Gentleman, b. 1910. Res. — 19 Bear
Street, Barnstaple, Devon.

Surv. sons of Rev. George Henry Gibbs, Rector of
Hutton, b. 1842 ; d. 1896 ; tn. 1868, Mildred (d.
1926), d. of John Mordaunt of Flax Bourton : —
Henry Mordaimt Gibbs, Gentleman, b. 1880. Res. —
Anaheim, California.

Joseph Francis Vaughan Gibbs, Gentleman, b. 1887 ; tn.
1 92 1, Hon. Dorothy Annesley, d. of Viscount Valentia,
and has issue — Caryl Antony Vaughan Gibbs, Gentle-
man, b. 1926. Res. — Rietsfontein, nr. Addo, Cape
Colony.

Surv. sons of Rev. WiUiam Cobham Gibbs, Rector of

Clyst St. George, Devon, M.A. (Camb.), b. 1845 ; d.

1918 ; tn. 1879, Annie Katharina {d. 1924), d. of

Ven. John Downall, Archdeacon of Totnes : —

Rev. John Stanley Gibbs, M.A. (Oxon.), M.C, Vicar of

Badminton, b. 1870 ; tn. 1924, Mary Rosamund, ist d.

of H. McCorquodale, of Winslow Hall, Bucks., and has

issue. Res. — Badminton Vicarage, Glos.

George Louis Downall Gibbs, Esq., D.S.O., Comdr.
(ret.) R.N., b. 1882 ; tn. 1926, Susan Fayth, d. of
Harding Newman, Esq., J. P. of Midhurst, Sussex.
Res. — Malthouse Farm, Standish, Stonehouse, Glos.

Alfred Joseph Gibbs, Esq., D.S.O., M.C, Major (ret.)
R.A., b. 1887. Res. — Malthouse Farm, Standish, Stone-
house, Glos.

GIBSON. Ermine, three keys fesseways in pale azure,
in chief as many trefoils slipped vert. Mantling azure
and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, on a
bank of reeds, a pelican in her piety all proper. Motto
— " Coelestes pandite portae."

Eld. son of Rt. Hon. Edward Gibson, ist Baron Ash-
bourne, b. 1837 ; d. 1913 ; tn. 1868, Frances Mary
Adelaide {d. 1926), d. of Henry Cope Colles : —
Rt. Hon. William Gibson, 2nd Baron Ashbourne
(8 July, 1885). of Ashbourne, co. Meath fSupporters —



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On the dexter side, a female figure representing Mercy,
her exterior hand resting upon a sword point down-
wards all proper ; on the sinister side, a female figure
representing Justice, holding in her left hand a sword
point upwards, and in her right hand a balance all
proper, each figure charged on the breast with a trefoil
sUpped vert, and each standing on a fasces also proper],
M.A. Oxford, B.A. Dub., b. 1868 ; m. 1896, Marianne,
d. of Henri Roger Conquerre de Monbrison, of Paris.
Res. — 17 Rue des Domeliers, Compiegne (Oise), France.
Club — Athenaeum.

Sons of Hon. Edward Graves Mayne Gibson (3rd
son of ist Baron), J. P., M.A. Camb., Barrister-at-
Law, King's Inn, Dublin, b. 1873 ; d. 1928 ; m. ist,
1900, Mary Phillips {d. 1919), d. of Henry Russell
Greg, of Lode Hill, Cheshire ; 2nd, 1922, Deloraine
Amy, d. of C. W. Hunslowe, of Grayshott, Hants. : —
Edward Russell Gibson, Esq., b. 1901. Res. — High-
ands, Haslemere, Surrey.
John Mayne Gibsoa, Gentleman, b. 1906.
William David Gibson, Gentleman, b. 19 14.

Issue of Hon. Ernest Victor Gibson (youngest s. of
1st Baron), b. 1875 ; d. 1922 ; by 2nd wife, m. 1909,
Caroline, d. of Frederic de Billier, of New York: —
John Frederic Gibson, Esq., b. 1919. Res. — Ridings
Copse, Peaslake, Surrey.
Amelie Sheila.

GIBSON of Toronto (H. Coll.). Azure, on a mount
issuant from the base vert, a stork wings addorsed between
two sprigs of maple argent. Mantling azure and argent.
OreBt— On a wreath of the colours, upon a mount vert, a
stork as in the arms argent, holding in the beak a sprig of
maple proper. Motto — " Petit alta."

Son of William Gibson of Toronto Township, from
Forfarshire, N.B., 6. 1794; d. 1845; m. 1827, Mary, d.
of Samuel Sinclair of Nelson, Ontario : —
Maj.-Gen. the Hon. Sir John Morison Gibson, K.C.M.G.
(1912), M.A.,LL.B., Hon. LL.D. Toronto 1902, and Mac-
Master Univ. 1909, Barr.-at-Law( Upper Canada) 1867, Q.C.
1890, Attorney-Gen. Prov. of Ontario 1899-1905, Lt.-Gov.
of Ontario 1908-24 ; Col. Comdg. 15th Brigade Canadian
Mil. 1903, Knight of Grace of Order of St. John of
Jerusalem 1911, i. 1842; w. ist, 1869, Emily (d. 1874),
d. of Ralph Birrell of London ; 2nd. 1876, Caroline
[d. 1877), d. of Hon. Adam Hope Hamilton ; 3rd, 1881,
Elizabeth, d. of late Judge Malloch ; and has had issue —
(i) John Gordon Gibson, Esq. , Ir. ; (2) Archibald Hope

Gibson, Esq., Barr.-at-Law, i. 1888; d. 1920; (3) Colin
William George Gibson, Esq., Barrister, 6. 1891 [m. 1916,
Florence Petronella, d. of Hon. J. Kerr, P.C. , of Rathnally,
Toronto]; (4) Francis Malloch Gibson, Esq., 6. 1893;
killed in Great War ; Eugenia Elizabeth Emily ; and
Margaret Mary Stewart [m. 19 , Robert Waldie, o
Toronto]. Jfes. — Ravenscliffe, Hamilton, Canada. C/u6
— Toronto (Toronto), University, York (co. Hamilton)
Hamilton.

GIBSON (H. CoU., 26 Feb. 1920). Or, on a saltire
per pale azure and gules, between four herons sable
beaked and legged of the third, a mace of the field and a
sword argent in saltire. Mantling azure and or. Crest
— On a wreath of the colours, a heron as in the arms,
resting the dexter claw on a cross crosslet or. Motto —
" Pro aris et focis."

Eld. son of Rev. Edward Gibson, Clerk in Holy

Orders, of Ashbey Magna, lu:. Lutterworth, b. 1800;

d. 1865 ; by 2nd wife, Emily Sabine Daniell : —

Sir Walter Matthew Gibson, Knt. Bach., C.V.O., I.S.O.,

Sergeant-at-Arms in Ordinary to H.M. the King, b. 1856 ;

tn. 1891, Katharine Maud, d. of Charles Manley Smith,

Master in Supreme Court of Judicature ; and has surv.

issue— Claude Manley Gibson, Esq., Capt. (ret.) R.A.F.,

b. 1895 ; Evelyn Sabine [m. Edmund G. Sharp] ; Grace

Katharine. Res. — 23 First Avenue, Hove. Club —

Constitutional.

GIBSON (H. Coll., 2 Feb. 1925). Per chevron argent
and sable, in chief two oak trees eradicated and fructed
proper, and in base a lymphad of the first. Mantling
sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours,
a raven proper, supporting with the dexter claw a boat-
hook or. Motto — " Semper paratus."

Only son of Andrew Gibson, of Liverpool, b. 1831 ;

d. 1898 ; m. 1863, Julia, d. of John Haws, of St.

John, New Brunswick : —



Andrew Gibson, Esq., J. P. Cumberland, High Sheriff
(1925), b. 1864; m. 1908, Florence (d. 1912), d. of
Richard T. Openshaw, of Prestwich, Lanes. Res. —
Woodside, Wreay, Cumberland. Clubs — R.A C, County
(Carlisle).

JOSEPH GIBSON, Esquire, D.S.O., J.P. co. of West-
morland and Lanes., Major late R.A.S.C., served Great
War 1914-18 (despatches). Born March 27, 1877,
being the second son of Henry Ernest Hollins of The
Uplands, Mansfield, by his wife Mary Ann, third dau.
and coh. of the late Joseph Gibson, Esq., of Whelprigg,
J.P. for CO. Westmorland, High Sheriff 1866, and assumed
the surname and arms of Gibson by Royal Licence
1898. Armorial bearings Argent, on a pile gules, between
two branches of holly slipped and fructed in base, three
storks' wings expanded, each holding in the beak a holly leaf
slipped all proper. Mantling gules and argent. Crest —
On a wreath of the colours, on a mount, a stork, wings ex-
panded, holding in the beak a holly leaf between two holly
branches fructed proper. Married, 1910, Catherine Joan
Machell, second d. of J. Tatham Ware of The Old Resi-
dence, York; and has issue — Joseph Gibson, Gentleman,
b. igio ; Henry Hollins Gibson, Gentleman, (5. 1914; and
Catherine Unity. Seat — Burnside, Kirkby Lonsdale,
Westmorland. Clubs — New University, Alpine.

GIBSON of Lesbury (H. Coll.). Per pale azure and
argent, three acorns slipped and leaved in fesse between as
many storks rising all counterchanged. Mantling azure
and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a stork




rising argent, between two acorns slipped and leaved and
holding in the beak an acorn slipped all proper. Motto —
" Per ardua ad alta." Livery — Blue and white.

Son of Thomas George Gibson, Esq., J.P. co. and

city of Newcastle-upon-Tyne,^. 1830; m. 1875, Anne

Etty, d. of Ralph Atkinson ; —
Thomas George Gibson, Esq., Capt. 6th Dragoon
Guards, b. 1878. Res.—

Son of Rev. Marsden Gibson, M.A., Rector and Lord

of the Manor of Chulmleigh, N. Devon, b. 1840;

d. 1901 ; 7n. 1872, Emily, d. of Christian AUhusen of

Stoke Court, Bucks. : —
Godfrey Marsden Gibson, Gentleman, B.A. (Camb.),
b. 1878 ; m. 1908, Annie Marguerite, d. of Rev. Mark
Wilks M'Hutchin, Rector of Talk-o'-th'-Hill, Staffs. Res.—
Burton-on-Trent.

Son of Arthur Buxton Cummings Gibson, b. 1854;

d. 1894, m. , Annie, d. of George H. Carbutt

of London : —
Thornley Carbutt Gibson, Gentleman, B.A., h. 1883.
Res. — Hindley House, Stocksfield, Northumberland.



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WILLIAM GIBSON, Esquire, J. P. Born Dec. 21,
1843, being the eldest son of the late William Gibson, Esq.,
[.P., Member of Legislative Council of Tasmania 1859-64,
by Mary A., eldest dau. of William Blackler of Devon-
shire, England. Armorial beaxings (H. Coll., 7 Oct. 1898)
— Per pale gules and or, three pelicans' heads erased in fesse
between two kevs fessewise, wards downward all counter-




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changed. Mantling gules and or. Crest— On a wreath
of the colours, upon the trunk of a tree fessewise eradicated
and sprouting to the dexter all proper, a pelican, wings
elevated and addorsed argent, vulned and charged on the
wings with a key erect, wards to the sinister gules. MottO
— " Pandite coelestes portas." Zztrrv^Dark blue, with
blue facings, silver buttons. Married, .1871, Elvina Beau-
mont, second dau. of the late William Dawson Grubb, Esq. ,
J. P., Barrister-at-Law, Member of the Legislative Council
of Tasmania from 1869 to his death in 1879 ; and has Issue
— Ernest William Gibson, Gentleman, b. 1872 [?«. 1903,
Eleanor Elizabeth Bedford, second d. of the late Cecil
Bedford Stephen, K.C., of Sydney, N.S.W. , sixth son of
Hon. Sir Alfred Stephen, K.C.M.G., C.B., P.C, and has
issue — William Cecil Beaumont Gibson, Gentleman, b.
1905; Edward Stephen Gibson, Gentleman, b. 1911 ; and
Marion Beaumont]; Lilian Elvina; Marian Louise; and
Eva Beaumont. £'^/ai'^j — Scone, and Woodhall. Seat —
"Scone," near Launceston, Tasmania.



JAMES MILLER GIBSON-WATT, Esq., Major (ret.)
3rd Batt. South Wales Borderers, D,L. J. P. co. Radnor,
J. P. CO. Brecon. Born 1875, being the eldest son of
the late James Watt Gibson-Watt of Doldowlod, by
Emma Henrietta, dau. of the late Henry O Reilly Hoey
of Knuzden, Lancashire. Armorial bearings— Quarterly,
I and 4, barry of six or and azure, over all a club in
bend sinister, surmounted by a caduceus saltirewise all
proper (for Watt) ; 2 and 3, argent, on a fesse engrailed
between two keys fes'^ewise, wards downward, azure, a
like key of the 'field (for Gibson). Mantling azure and
or; and for his Crest— i. upon a wreath of the colours,
upon a fer-de-moline fessewise or, an elephant statant pro-
per, charged on the body with a cross moline gold (for
Watt) ; 2. upon a wreath of the colours, upon a key fesse-



wise wards downward, azure, a pelican in her piety or,
wings addorsed azure, sem^e of crescents argent. Mottoes
— " Pandite coelestes portas"; " Ingenioet labore." Married,
1911, Marjorie Adela, d. of Major Henry George Ricardo of
Gatcombe, Minchinhampton, Glos. ; and has Issue — James
David Gibson-Watt, Gentleman, b. 1918; Martin Ricardo
Gibson-Watt. Gentleman, b. 1920; Andrew James Gibson-
Watt, Gentleman, b. 1925 ; Ann Verity ; and Patricia Mary
Adela. 5^a/- Doldowlod, Rhayader, Radnorshire. Club
— Junior Carlton.



GIBSON (Ped. H. Coll.). Azure, a chevron or. sur-
mounted by another gules, thereon three pheons of the
second between as many storks, wings expanded proper.




Mantling azure and or. Crest — Out of an antique crown
or, a lion's gamb erect pioper, grasping a club gules,
spiked also or. Mottoes — " Recte et fideliter;"
"Pandite coelestes porta;" ; " Rectis et fidelibus cceli
praemium." Livery (Undress) — Dark blue coat and over-
coat, gold or yellow collar, cuffs, facings, pipings, and gold
braid or lace, blue vest, gold piping ; and (for Dress) yellow
plush breeches, with blue stockings and gold-plated buttons,
garters, and buckles and harness ornaments, with blue and
gold ribbons and rosettes, gold hat-bands looped up with
gold or red cord.

Son of late Capt. Ralph Coxon Gibson, R.N., b. 1829 ;

d. i860 ; m. 1854, Margaret, 3rd d. of the late John

Rossiter of Topfham (Devon), Murton, and North

Shields, Northumberland : —
Rev. John George Gibson, F.E.I. S., F.R.P.S., F.R.S.L.,
of University College, Durham; ist Class Camb. Prelim.
Theol. ; D.D. ; LL. D. ; D.C.L. ; Fellow of the Royal
Society of Antiquaries of Ireland and of Scotland ; Associate
of the Institute of Journalists ; Member of Society of
Authors ; Registered Medical Student ; formerly Inspector
of Schools ; Deacon 1887. Priest 1888, by Lord Bishop of
Manchester ; Rector of Ebchester, County and Diocese of
Durham, from 1895; Organising Secretary, Jerusalem and
the East Mission Fund for the N. Province of York, from
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and the Actors' Union ; District Head Incorporated
Soldiers' and Sailors' Help Society ; Liveryman of the
Worshipful Company of Spectacle Makers, and Freeman
of the City of London ; a prominent Freemason, P.G.C.
(Eng.), 30th degree, Hon. P.S.G.W. (Town), &c. ;
Chaired Welsh Bard under the Bardic name of " Sior
Ebgaer," i.e. George of Ebchester ; Author, Journalist,
and Leader Writer, 6. 1856; tn. 1902, Harriette, yr.
d. of late Nathan Meanock (Mannock) of " Thorn
Mount," Royton, and the "Manor House" and
"Bank House," Mossley, Lanes. J^es. — The Rectory,
Ebchester, co. Durham; "Saint George's," Ormonde
Avenue, North Shore, Blackpool, Lanes. ; Greenfield Place
and 29 Eldon Street, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. Chibs — " The
Arts Club," Manchester ; Northern Unionist Club, New-
castle-on-Tyne ; Public Schools County Cruising ; Alpine ;
Authors', S.W. ; and City Livery, E.G.



GIBSONE (L.O., 1810). Gules, three keys fessewise in
pale, wards downward, or. Mantling gules, doubled argent.
Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a pelican vulning




herself and feeding her young proper. Supporters — Two
angels with wings expanded proper. Motto — " Pan-
dite coelestes portas."

Eld. son of Major John Gibsone of Pentland, J, P., b.
1838 ; d. 1913 ; m. i860, Mary Anne [d. 1912), second
d. of Rev. James Hughes-Hallet of Higham, Canter-
bury, and Vicar of Petham, Kent ; —
.lugh John Craig Gibsone, Esq. , late R. G. Regt. , formerly
Capt. Royal Marine Light Infantry, b. 1864 ; ;«. 1913,
Elizabeth Jane, youngest d. of J. Bowden of Falmouth, and
widow of A. E. Banfield. Seat — Pentland, Midlothian.



GIDLEY (24 Nov. 1666). Or, a castle and bordure
sable, bezantte. Mantling gules and argent. Crest — A
griffin's head couped or, between two wings sable, bezant^e.
Motto — " Munit et alit." Livery — Dark blue, light blue
facings.

Son of Gustavus Gidley, Gentleman, b. 1837; d. ;

tn. i860, Eliza Davy, d. of Henry Ford: —

Gustavus George Gidley, Esq., M.R.C.S. (Eng.),

L.R.C.P. (Lond.), L.S.A., Capt. 4th Devon Regt. (ret.),

b. 1861 ; m. 1895, Constance Mary, d. of Josiah Saunders.

Res. — Heyford House, CoUumpton. Devon.

Sons of late Bartholomew Charles Gidley, Gentleman,
M.A., of Hoopern House, Exeter, Town Clerk of that
city, m. 1866, Mary Elizabeth, only child and heiress
of John James Russell, Gentleman [Arms of Russell
(1835) — Quarterly, i and 4, argent, a fesse dancett^e
ermines, between three crosses crosslet fitch6e in chief
and two in base sable ; 2 and 3, argent, on a chevron
gules, between two martlets in chief sable and a book
closed in base proper, three pheons or (Best, 1835)] : —
John Gidley, Gentleman, b. 1867 ; m. 1906, Jessie, d. of
Thomas Horton of Edgbaston, Solicitor. Rzs. —

Courtenay de Blois Gidley, Esq., U.S.O., Lt.-Col. (ret.),

R. A., b. 1876 ; m, 1908, Alice Maule, d. of Waterhouse ;

and has issue- — Courtenay Terence Robert Gidley, Gentle-
man, b. 1910. Res. — Hoopern House, Exeter.



GIFFARD (Vns. Devonsh.). Sable, three lozenges
conjoined in fesse ermine. Livery — Black, with white
facings.

Son of Hardinge Frank Giffard, M.A., Bar.-at-Law,
F.S.A., Commissioner in Lunacy, b. i860; d. 1908;
7n. 1900, Evelyn Alice, fifth d. of Sydney Chambers of
Crete Hill, South Nutfield, Surrey: —
Roger Grenville Giffard, Gentleman, b. 1905.

Son of Edward Giffard, Esq., eldest surviving son of
the late Sir Ambrose Hardinge Giffard, Chief-Justice
of Ceylon, by his wife Rosamond C. Pennell : —
John Hardinge Giffard, Esq. .Director of Greenwich Hos-
pital, b. 1847. Post. add. — Brightleigh, Outwood, Surrey.
Clubs — Conservative, Beefsteak.

GIFFARD. Quarterly, i and 4, azure, three stirrups
with leathers or ; 2 and 3, gules, three lions passant in pale
argent. Mantling azure and or. Crests i. (Granted 1513)
— On a wreath of the colours, a panther's head couped full-
faced, spotted various, flames issuing from his mouth proper ;
2. a demi-archer bearded and couped at the knees in armour
proper, from his middle a short coat paly argent and gules,
at his middle a quiver of arrows or, in his hands a bow
and arrow drawn to the head or. Motto — " Prenez
haleine, tirez fort."

Sons of Walter Thomas Courtenay Giffard, Esq., J. P.,
D.L., of Chillington, co. Stafford, b. 1839; d. 1926;
m. 1879, Mary Constance, O.B.E., eldest d. of Richard
Holt Briscoe of Caynton Manor. Shropshire : —
Thomas Arthur Walter Giffard, Gentleman, M.B.E., B.A.
(Oxon.), (5. 1882 ; 7)1. 1918, Angela Erskine, d. of the late Sir
William Henry TroUope, 9th Bart., and has issue — Peter
Richard de Longueville Giffard, Gentleman, b. 1921 ; and
Diana Josceline Barbara. Seat — Chillington. near Wolver-
hampton.

Hugh Peter William Giffard, Gentleman, B.A., B.Sc.,
F.G.S., b. 1892.

GIFFORD (H. Coll., 1824). Azure, a chevron between
three stirrups with leathers or, within a bordure engrailed
argent, sem6e of pellets. Mantling azure and or. Creat —
On a wreath of the colours, a panther's head couped affrcnt^e
between two branches of oak proper. MottO — " Nan sine
numine."

Third son of Rt. Hon. Robert Francis Gifford, 2nd

Baron Gifford, b. 1817 ; d. 1872 ; tn. 1845, Hon.

Frederica Charlotte, d. of ist Baron Fitzhardinge : —

Rt. Hon. Edgar Berkeley Giffoid, 4th Baron Gifford

(U.K., 30 Jan. 1824), late Lieut. South Gloucestershire

Militia [Supporters — Dexter, a bay horse proper, charged

on the shoulder with a portcullis or ; sinister, a greyhound

argent, charged on the body with ermine spots, in pale],

b. 1857; s. his brother 1911 ; m. 1st. 1879, Mary {d. 1913),

widow of Thomas Booth of West Ashby Manor, co. Lincoln,

d. of John Osborne, Q.C. ; 2nd, 1918, Anne Maude, d. of

the late Col. Aitchison, Scots Fus. Gds., and has issue —

Hon. Serena Mary. Res. — Verlands, Painswick, Glos.

Son of Hon. Maurice Raymond Gifford, C.M.G. (4th

son of 2nd Baron), b. 1859; d. 1910; tn. 1897,

Marguerite, d. and h. of Capt. Cecil Thorold of Boothby

Hall, Grantham : —

Charles Maurice Elton Gifford, Esq., Flight-Lieut.

R.A.F., late Lieut. -Comd. R.N., b. 1899. i?ej.— Boothby

Hall, Grantham. Clubs — Arthur's, Orleans.

Son of Rev. the Hon. John Gifford, M.A. (2nd son

of 1st Baron), b. 1821 ; d. 1887; tn. 1851, Alice Fanny

{d. 1904), d. of Edward Senicoe Drewe of The Grange,

Devon : —

Edward Hubert Gifford, Esq., late Capt. Royal ist Devon

Yeo., b. 1864; m. 1926, Gwendolen, d. of the late John

Arthur Locke, of Northmoor, Dulverton. Res. —

GILBART-SMITH, see SMITH.

GILBERT (H. Coil.). Gules, an armed leg,
couped at the thigh, between two broken spears or,
headed argent, on a chief of the second two eagles dis-
played sable. Mantling gules and or. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, a dexter arm in armour embowed
or, issuing from a mount vert, the band proper holding
a broken spear or, headed argent.

Son of Rev. T. A. C. Pratt, Clerk in Holy

Orders : —
Thomas Drummond Gilbert (formerly Pratt), Esq.,
C.B., Rear-Adra. R.N., h. 1870, Club — United Service.



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GILBERT of The Priory (Vn. Devonsh. 1630). Ermine,
on a chevron sable, three roses argent. Mantling sable



the colours, a buck's head couped or, on the neck a fesse





and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, a squirrel
sejant gules. Motto — " Mallem mori quam mutare."

Eldest and only surv. son of Rev. Walter Raleigh

Gilbert, of The Priory, Bodmin, Cornwall, M.A.