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Cresswell, Gentleman, M.A. (Oxon), h. 1878 [w. 1912,
Vera Mabel, d. of Edward Foote Ward, D. L., of
Salhouse, and has issue — 2 sons] ; and Alice Ida \_)ii. 1912,
Herbert Henry Edmund Craster, M.A. , D. Litt. , Fellow
of All Souls' Coll., Oxford, son of Edmund Craster of
Beadnell Hall, and has issue]. Res. — Preston Tower,
Chathill, Northumberland.

BAKER-WILBRAHAM (R.L. 1900, H. Coll.). Quar-
terly, 1 and 4, argent, three bendlets wavy azure, and for
distinction a canton ermine (Wilbraliam) ; 2 and 3, per
pale argent and or, on a saltire nebuly sable, five escal-
lops of the first, on a chief of the third a lion passant of the
second (Baker). Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On
a wreath of the colours, a wolf's head erased argent,
charged on the neck with a cross crosslet azure for distinc-
tion (Wilbraham) ; 2. on a wreath of the colours, a dexter
armembov\ed, vested azure, charged with three annulets
interlaced or, cuffed argent, holding in the hand proper an
arrow of the last (Baker). Motto — " In portu quies."
Livery — Dark blue coat, blue and orange striped waist-
coat, black trousers piped with orange. ,

Son of Sir George Barrington Baker- Wilbraham, 5th

Bart. , /5. 1845; d. 1912; in. 1872, Katharine Frances,

only child and heiress of the late Lieut. -Gen. Sir Richard

Wilbraham, K.C B., of Rode Hall, co. Chester: —

Sir Philip Wilbraham Baker- Wilbraham, 6th Bart. (17

Sept. 1776), Barrister-at-Law, M.A. (Oxon.), formerly

Fellow of All Souls', Chancellor of Diocese of Chester from

1913, of Truro since 1923, and of York, and Vicar-Gen. of

Province of York since 1925, b. 1875; '■"• 1901, Joyce, d.

of Rt. Hon. Sir John Kennaway, Bart., P.C, C.B., of

Escot, Ottery St. Mary ; and has issue — Randle John

Baker- Wilbraham, Esq., b. 1906; Joyce Katharine; Mary

Frances ; and Elisabeth Sibylla. 5«a/-Rode Hall, Scholar

Green, Cheshire. Town res.— 76 Elm Park Gardens, S.W.

C/z/3j— Athenaeum, United University.

BALCK FOOTE (H. Coll., 7 Nov. 1923). Azure,
issuing from the trunk of an oak-tree couped in fesse, a
sprig of oak fructed, in the dexter chief a mullet all or

Mantling azure and or. Crest — Between two wings, an
arm embowed, vested azure, cuffed gold, the hand
proper grasping a trefoil slipped vert. Motto — "Sicut
quercus robur nostrum."

Son of Rev. Christian George Augustus Balck, of

Rostock, Mecklenburg, b. 1801 ; d. 1881 ; m. 1873,

Lucy Elizabeth, d. of Alfred Foote, Gentleman, of

Kew Green : —

Charles Augustus John Albert Balck F'oote, Esq., M.B.,

Ch.B. (Edin.),Lt.-Col. R. A. M.C., 6.1874; »i.i923, Frances,

d. of William Boyd, Gentleman, and has issue — John

Anthony Balck Foote, h. 1924 ; and Lucy Elizabeth.

Res. — Roseland, Greenway Lane, Bath.

EDWARD THOMAS BALDWIN, Esquire, Barrister-
at-Law, b. 31 May, 1846, being the second son of Rev.
John Baldwin, Clerk in Holy Orders, J. P. co. Palatine of
Lancaster, Scholar and Fellow of Christ's Coll.. Cam-
bridge, and his wife Elizabeth, dau. and heiress of William
Atkinson of Dalton. Armorial bearings— Or, a chevron

ermines, between two sprigs of oak in chief vert and an
acorn in base azure. Mantling sable and or. Crest —
On a wreath of the colours, a squirrel sejant or, charged
with a fesse azure, holding in his paws a feather argent.
Motto — "Vim vi repello." Estates — Property in and
about Garstang, Dalton, Urswick, Hawcoat, Newbarns and
Newton. Residence — i Gloucester Place, W. i. Clubs —
Windham, Boodle's.

BALDWIN (H. Coll.). Argent, on a saltire sable,
five quatrefoils or. Mantling sable and argent. Crest —
On a wreath of the colours, a cockatrice sejant, wings
addorsed argent, combed, wattled, and beaked or,
gorged with a crown vallary, lined and reflexed over
the back gold, and charged on the shoulder with a rose
gules, barbed and seeded proper. Motto — " Per deum
meum transilio murum."

Son of Alfred Baldwin, Esq., M.P. for Bewdley

Division of Worcestershire, of Wilden House,

Stourport, h. ; d. ; m. , Louisa,

d. of Rev. George B. Macdonald : —

Rt. Hon. Stanley Baldwin, P.C, Prime Minister since

1924, President of Board of Trade 1921-22, Chancellor

of the Exchequer 1922-23, M.P. for Bewdley 1908-18,

1918-22, 1923-24, J. P. Woicestershire, b. 1867 ; m.

1892, Lucy, O.B.E., d. of late Edward Lucas Jenks

Ridsdale, of Rottingdean, Sussex, and has issue —

Oliver Ridsdale Baldwin, Gentleman, F.R.G.S., b. 1899


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( Res. — Farm House, Shirburn, Watlington, OxoD.
Arthur Windham Baldwin, Gentleman, b. 1904 ; Diana
Lucy [m. 1919, Capt. R. G. Munro, M.C, late 4th
Dragoon Gds.] ; Leonora Stanley [»«. 1922, Capt. the
Hon. Arthur Howard, Scots Gds.] ; Pamela Margaret
[m. 1919, Lieut. -Comdr. H. M. Huntington-Whiteley,
R.N.] ; and Esther Louisa. Seat — Astley Hall, nr.
Stourport. Town res. — lo Downing Street, S.W.i. Clubs
— Carlton, United University, Athenasura, Travellers'.

BALDWIN (H. CoU.). Gules, on a chevron or
between three crosses calvary argent as many slips of
laurel fructed proper. Mantling gules and or. Crest —
On a wreath of the colours, a squirrel or sejant upon a
hazel-branch fructed, turned up behind its back, the
dexter paw holding a slip of the same proper, the sinister
paw resting on a cross calvary sable. Motto — " Par
foy franchise."

Sons of Edward Baldwin, Gentleman, of 35 Hyde
Park Square, W., b. 1803 ; d. 1890 ; m. 1831, Ann

Calcotts, d. of the late Horner, of Grove Park,

Camberwell : — •
Rev. Edward Curtis Baldwin, Hon. Canon of Ely,
and Proctor in Convocation, b. 1844 ; m. 1875, Caroline
Maria, d. of Rev. C. B. Lowe, Rector of Tydd St. Mary,
Lincolnshire ; and has issue — Godfrey Theodore
Baldwin, Gentleman, b. 1882 ; and Dorothy Mary.
Res. — 9 Scroope Terrace, Cambridge.

Herbert Baldwin, Gentleman, b. . Res. —

27 Hopton Road, Streatham, Surrey.

Son of Baldwin, Gentleman, b. ;

d. ; ni. , :—

Major Montagu Chenevix Baldwin, b. . Res. —
Lanceiield, Camberley, Surrey.

a hand holding a branch of olive proper. Motto — " Adsit
Deus. "

? present representative.

Balfour (L.O., 1832). Arms as above, "within a
bordure engrailed of the third" {i.e. gules). Mantling,
Crest and Motto as above.

Son of Lewis Balfour, Merchant, Calcutta, i>. ;

cf. ; in. : —

Captain Arthur Macintosh Balfour, R..\., .^djut. .Sussex
Artillery, b. . Res.—

Balfour (L.O., 1760 ; rematric. 1919). Arms as
first above, a bordure invected of the third, charged
with a cross moline silver. Mantling sable, doubled
argent. Crest-and Motto as above. Livery — Black and

Eighth son of George William Balfour, Gentleman,

M.D., LL.D., F.R.C.P. (Edin.), of Westfield, Colinton,

Midlothian, Scotland, b. 1823 ; d. 1903 ; m. 2nd,

1854, Margaret Bethune, d. of James Craig, Surgeon,

of Ludgate Lodge, Ratho, Scotland : —

Harry Hyndman Balfour, Esq., M.B.E. (civ. 19 18),

O.B.E. (mil. 1919), M.B., CM., J. P. (South Africa

1904), 6. 1873 ; m. 1903, Bertha Elsie, d. of late Sir

Benjamin Wesley Greenacre, of Caistor House, Durban,

Natal, South Africa ; and has issue — Harry Melville

Balfour, Gentleman, b. 1913 ; and Dulcie Mary Craig.

i?es.— Oak Hill Lodge, Hampstead, N.W\3. Club—


Balfour (L.O., 1908). Arms as first above, " a bordure
invected of the third," charged with an eightfoil of the field.
Mantling sable and argent. Crest and Motto as above.

BALDWIN (H. Coll.), Argent, a saltire sable be-
tween four ermine spots, on a chief vert a cocka-
trice of the first, combed, wattled, and beaked or.
Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a cockatrice's head couped, wings endorsed gules,
holding in the beak a fleur-de-lys or. Motto — " Vi et

Son of Baldwin, Gentleman, of

,b. ; m. :—

Sydney Herbert Baldwin, Gentleman, b. . Res. —

Buluwayo, S. Africa.


BALFOUR of Pilrig(L.O., 1760). Argent, on a chevron
indented sable, between a rose gules in chief and a saltire

azure in base, an otter's head erased of the first. Mantling
gules, doubled argent. Crest— On a wreath of his liveries,

Ninth son (eighth of the sec. mar.) of George William

Balfour, M.D., F.R.C.P., LL.D., and Margaret

Bethune, d. of James Craig (see above): —

Keith Melville Balfour, Gentleman, 6. 1875 ; tn. 1927,

Rosalind, d. of the late John Edward Gard of Bendigo,

Australia, and wido\v of H. G. Nicholas. Post. add. —

I Ashburn Gardens, S.W.7. Clu6—E. I. United .Service.

K.G., O.M., ist Earl of Balfour, and Viscount
Trapain of Whittingf'hame (5 May 1922), Lord
President of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy
Council, Deputy - Lieutenant for the county of East
Lothian, Master of Arts of the University of Cam-
bridge, Fellow of the Royal Society, Honorary Doctor of
Laws of the Universities of Edinburgh, St. Andrews,




Cambridge, Dublin, Glasgow, Manchester, Liverpool,
Sheffield, Birmingham, and Bristol, Honorary Doctor
of Civil Law of the University of Oxford, Chancellor
of the University of Edinburgh. Born July 25, 1848,
being the eldest son of the late James Maitland
Balfour of Whittingehame, in the county of East Lothian,
and of Strathconan, in the county of Ross, by his wife
Blanche Mary Harriet, commonly known as Lady Blanche
Mary Harriet, second daughter of the Most Honourable
Sir James Brownlow William Gascoyne-Cecil, second Mar-
quess of Salisbury, Knight of the Most Noble Order of the
Garter; elected a Member of Parliament for Hertford,
February 1874 to November 1885, sat for the East Division
of Manchesttr 1885-1906, and for City of London igo6-
1922. Armorial bearings (Matric. L.O.)— Argent, on a
chevron engrailed between three mullets sable, as many
otters' heads erased of the field. Mantling gules, doubled
ermine. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a palm-tree
proper. Supporters — Two otters proper, collared or.
Motto — "Virtus ad sethera tendit." ^^/a/*?— Whitt-
ingehame. Post. adds. — Whittingehame, Prestonkirk,
East Lothian ; 4 Carlton Gardens, London, S. W. Clubs —
Carlton, Travellers', Athenaeum, New (Edinburgh).

BALFOUR. Matric. L.O., 1895, as cadet of Whitting-
hame (L.O., 1895), and Balbirnie (L.O., 1672)— Argent,
on a chevron engrailed between three mullets sable, an
otter's head erased of the first, within a bordure also
engrailed of the second. Mantling sable, doubled argent.
Crest— Upon a wreath of his liveries, a palm-tree proper.
Motto— (above Crest). " Virtus ad aethera tendit." Livery
—White, with black facings, black breeches and stockings,
silver buttons, and silver shoe-buckles.

Eldest son of Charles Barrington Balfour, Esq., J. P.,
D.L. , M. P., Capt. Scots Gds., b. 1862; d. 1921 ; m.
1888, Helena, commonly known as Lady Helena, fifth

daugliter ol the late Right Honourable Mark

McDonnell, tenth Earl of Antrim: —
Charles James Balfour, Esq., Major Scots Gds., has
Croi.x de Guerre (France), b. 1889 ; w.1917, Hon. AureaVera
Baring, d. of 5th Baron Ashburton. Estates — Newton-Don
(counties of Berwick and Roxburgh) ; Balgonie and Balfour
(contiguous) in the county of Fife. Post. add. — Newton-
Don, Kelso. Club — Guards'.

EDWARD BALFOUR, Esquire, of Balbirnie, in the
county of Fife, Deputy- Lieutenant. Born 1849, being
the second but eldest surviving son of the late John Balfour,
of Balbirnie, Esq., J. P., D.L., Hon. Col. Fife Artill. Mil.,
late Capt. Grenadier Guards, by his wife. Lady Georgiana
Isabella, daughter of the Right Honourable John Frederick
Campbell, first Earl of Cawdor. Armorial bearings ( M atric.
L.O. , 1672) — Argent, on a chevron engrailed between
three mullets sable, a seal's head erased of the first. Upon
the escutcheon is placed a helmet befitting his degree, with
a Mantling gules, doubled argent ; and upon a wreath of
his liveries is set for Crest, a palm-tree proper ; and in
an escroll above, this Motto, "Virtus ad aethera tendit."
Married, 1879, Isabella Weyman Hooper of Boston, United
States of America, and has surv. issue — Edward William
Sturgis Ballour, Esq., D.S.O., O.B.E., M.C., Lt.-Col.
Scots Gds., late 5th Dragoon Gds., served Great War
(despatches), b. 1885 \m. 1924, Ruth, d. cf Rt. Hon. Gerald
Balfour, P.C. , and has issue: — John Charles Balfour,
Gentleman, b. 1919; Peter Edward Balfour, Gentleman,
b. 1921 ; Norah Elizabeth ; and Anne] ; Alice Georgina ;
and Eva Katherine. Estate — Balbirnie, Markinch, N.B.
Clubs — Turf, New (Edinburgh).

BALFOUR of Fernie (L.O., 1808). Argent, on a chev-
ron sable, an otter's head erased of the first. Mantling
gules, doubled argent. Crest — A mermaid proper, holding
in her dexter hand an otter's head erased sable, and in the
sinister a swan's head erased, also proper. Motto —
"Omne solum forti patria." Supporters— Dexter, an
otter ; sinister, a swan, both proper.

Son of Francis Balfour, Esq. , J. P. cos. Perth and Fife,

b. 1867; (/. 1926; m. 1903, Katherine Morgan, elder d.

of Harry W. Chubb of Burhngham, Chislehurst : —

Francis Keir Balfour, Gentleman, b. 1905. Seats —

Kindrogan, and Dimanlan, co. Perth. Res. — Balnakielly,

Kirkmichael, Blairgi wrie.

The Hon. JAMES BALFOUR, a Member of the
Legislative Council and of the Executive Council of Vic-
toria, Justice of the Peace. Born May 10, 1830, being
the sixth son of John Balfour, a merchant in Leith,
and the third son, by his second wife Robina, dau.
of Capt. Robert Gordon of Invercarron. Armorial
bearings (L.O. 1832) — Argent, on a chevron indented
sable, between a rtjse in chief gules and a saltire in
base azure, an otter's head erased of the field. Crest — A
dexter hand holding an olive-branch proper. Motto — " Adsit
Deus." Married, April 19, 1859, Frances Charlotte, eldest
dau. of the late Hon. James Henty, M.L.C., of Victoria;
and has Issue— [\) James Hugh Balfour, b. 1861 \m. 1885,
Ethel Maud Lucy Scales, and has issue] ; (2) Rev. Graham
Henty Balfour, M.A. Melbourne University, B.D. St.
Andrews University, b. 1866 \m. 1896, Annie Henderson] ;
(3) Lewis John Balfour, B.A. , M B. , Ch.B. Melbourne Uni-
versity, b. 1868 \_m. 1909, Ella Eyres {Res. — Pilrig,
Burwood Road, Hawthorne, Melbourne, Australia)] ; (4)
William George Balfour, b. 1871 [»?. 1900, Margaret
Mackie Henderson, and has issue]; (5) Robert Melville
Balfour, b. 1873, d. 1883; (6) Henry Rainy Balfour, b. 1875
\_m. 1905, Elizabeth Katie Harrison]; Charlotte Gordon;
Fanny Robina; Mary Matheson, deceased ; Annie Munro ;
and Christina Emily Elphinstone. Residences — Windella,
Kew, Melbourne; and Round Hill, Culcairn, New South
Wales. Club — Australian (Melbourne).

BALFOUR (L.O. ). Parted per pale argent and sable,
on a chevron between three roundels, an otter's head
erased all counterchanged, impaling the Arms of Beazley
viz. gules, a lymphad with sails furled and oars in action
between three crosses pat^e all or. Mantling sable and
argent. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a mermaid hold-
ing in her dexter hand an otter's head erased all proper.
Motto — " Non temere."

Son of late James Balfour of Pilmuir, Largo, co.

Fife, b. 1803; d. 1876; m. 1834, Isabella [d. 1885),

d. of Alexander Hutchison of Fosterton, co. Fife : —

Sir Robert Balfour, ist Bart. (1911), M.P. Partick Div.

of Lanark, 1906-22, b. 6 March 1844; m. 24 Aug. 1881,

Josephine Maria, d. of late James Beazley, Esq., J. P.

and has had issue — (i) Alexander Balfour, Gentleman,

B.A. (Oxon.), b. 1882; d 1923 [m. igio, Ruth Frances,

d. of the late John D. Macfarland of Lincoln, Nebraska,

and left issue — Nancy and Margaret] ; (2) Alan Scott

Balfour, 2nd Lieut. R.F.C., b. 1894 \m. 1917, Edna




Winifred, d. of the late F. P. S. Harris of Liverpool, and
was killed in action 1918]. Seat — Langham Hall, Colchester,
Essex. Town Res. — 7 Princes G.ite, London, W. Clubs
— Reform, Bath, City of London.

BALFOUR of Balfour and Trenabie (L.O., 1843).
Argent, on a chevron sable, an otter's head erased of
the first. Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest —
Upon a wreath of his liveries, a dexter arm in armour erect

proper, the hand holding a baton in bend gules, tipped
urgent. Supporters— Two otters proper. Motto — "Ford-
ward." (Supposed to refer to the tenure of the wardenship
of the Forth, held by the Balfours as proprietors of the
Isle of May, at the mouth of the Firth of Forth. )

Son of James William Balfour, Esq., of Balfour and
Trenabie, in the co. of Orkney, J. P., U. L. , Convener
of that county, Hon. Col. (ret.), formerly Col. comdg.
Orkney Art. Vol. and Capt. 7th Dragoon Gds. , b. 1827 ;
d. 1907 ; m. 1852, Isabella, only d. of Lt.-Col. Craster,
late 22nd Regiment : —
William Edward Ligonier Balfour, Esq. , J. P. and D. L. for
CO. of Orkney, Col. late Royal Artillery, b. 1855 ; 7/1. 1887,
Florence Augusta Catherine Elizabeth, d. of Frederic Bernal,
C. M.G. , formerly H.B.M.'s Consul-General at Havre; and
has issue — Mildred Ligonier \_»t. 1918, Maj. John H. John-
ston, D.S.O. , R.G.A.] ; and Doris Ella Ligonier. Seats —
Balfour Castle and Noltland Castle, in the county of Orkney.
Clubs — Boodle's, New (Edinburgh).

D.S.O., J.P. and(i922)HighSheriffco. Devon, Maj. Reserve
of Officers, late Capt. nth Hussars. Born 1863, being the
eldest son of the late George Edmond Balfour of The
Manor, Sidmouth, co. Devon, and his wife Marianna, dau.
of the Rev. J. Jowitt, Vicar of Headingley, Leeds.
Armorial bearings (L.O. , 1854) — Argent, on a chevron
sable, between three lions passant gules, an otter's head
erased of the field. Upon the escutcheon is placed a helmet
befitting his degree, with a Mantling gules, doubled argent ;
and upon a wreath of his liveries is set for Crest, a dexter
hand and arm erect, holding in bend a branch of laurel
slipped all proper ; and upon an escroll above the crest this
Motto, "AdsitDeus." Married, 1910, Evelyn, d. of the
Hon. Robert Gerard-Dicconson of Wrightington Hall, near
Wigan ; and has issue — Betty Evelyn Petronella. Estate —
The Manor, Sidmouth. Post. add. — The Manor, Sidmouth,
Devonshire. Clubs — Turf, Arthur's, Boodle's, Cavalry.

BALFOUR (L.O. , 5 Sept. 1901). Ermine, on a chevron
sable, between two torteaux in chief and in base an open
book proper, an otter's head erased argent. Mantling

sable and argent. Crest— On a wreath of his liveries, on a
rock, a mermaid holding in her dexter hand an otters
head erased, and in her sinister a swan's head erased all
proper. Motto— " Nil temere."

Son of Rt. Hon. John Blair Balfour, ist Baron Kinross,

of Glasclune, co. Haddington, Lord Justice-General

and Lord Pres. of the Court of Session in Scotland,

P.C. , b. 1837; d. 1905; m. ist, 1869, Lilias Oswald {d.

1872), d. of Donald Mackenzie, the Hon. Lord

Mackenzie, Judgeof the Supreme Court of Scotland : —

Rt. Hon. Patrick Balfour, 2nd Baron Kinross (15 July

1902), B.A. (Oxon.), Advocate [Supporters apptg. to B.

of Kinross — On either side an otter proper, charged on the

shoulder with two swords in saltire argent, pommels and hilts

or], b. 1870; m. 1903, Caroline Elsie, d. of Arthur H.

Johnstone-Douglas, Esq., D.L. , of Lcckerbie; and has

issue— (i) Hon. John Patrick Douglas Balfour, 2nd Lieut.

R.A., b. 1904; (2) Hon. David Andrew Balfour, b. 1906;

Hon. Pamela Lilias ; Hon. Rosemary Jean ; and Hon.

Ursula Nina. Res. — 17 Heriot Row, Edinburgh. Clubs —

Brooks's, University and New (Edinburgh).

BALFOUR of Dawyck, co. Peebles (L.O., 18 June 1902).
Parted per pale argent and sable, on a chevron between

three fleurs-de-lys all counterchanged, an otter's head
erased proper. Mantling sable, doubled argent. Crest —
On a wreath of the liveries, a mermaid holding in her
dexter hand an otter's head erased, and in her sinister a
comb all proper. MottO — '• Nil temere."

Son of Alexander Balfour, Esq., J.P. co. Denbigh, 01

Mount Alyn, Denbighshire, b. 1823; d. 1886; m. 1864,

Janet (Seat — Dawyck, Peeblesshire), d. of Rev. John

Roxburgh, D.D., of Glasgow: —

Frederick Robert Stephen Balfour, Esq., D.L,, J.P.

Peeblesshire, M.A. (Oxon.), Hon. Lt.-Col. and Staff-

Capt., Member of Royal Company of Scottish Archers

^, King's Bodyguard for Scotland), b. 1873; m. 1904,




Gertrude, only d. of F. H. Norman, Esq., J. P., D.L., of
Moor Place, Much Hadham, Herts. ; and has issue — Alex-
ander Norman Balfour, Gentleman, b. 1909; and Jean
Penelope. Post. add. — 13 CoUingham Gardens, S.W.5 ;
Dawyck, Stobo, N.B. C/«^j— Bachelors', lirooks's, New

BALFOUR (L.O. 1919). Argent, on a chevron in
vected sable, an otter's head erased of the first, on a
chief gules a thunderbolt or, between two flax heads
proper. Mantling sable, doubled argent. Crest — A cubit
arm erect, holding in the hand an otter's head erased
proper. Motto — " Pro patria semper."

Son of William Balfour, of Portsmouth, b. 1836 ;
d. 1926 ; m. 1868, Susan, d. of Isaac Phippard : —

George Balfour, Gentleman, M.I.M.E., M.I.E.E., J. P.
for Dundee, M.P. for Hampstead since 1918, b. 1872 ;
m. 1901, Margaret Malloch, d. of David Mathers, of
Dundee. Res. — Elmstead Lodge, Chislehurst, Kent.
Clubs — Carlton, City of London, St. Stephen's.

BALFOUk-KINNEAR (L.O., 1888). Quarterly, i and
4, sable, on a bend or, three martlets vert, within a bordure
of the second (for Kinnear) : 2 and 3, argent, on a chevron
sable, an otter's head erased of the field (for Balfour .
Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of
the liveries, an anchor proper. Motto — "Spam fortuna

Eld. son of George Thomas Balfour-Kinnear, Esq.,

J.P., b. Feb. 8, 1833; d. 1915 ; ?ii. Nov. 16, 1858,

Agnes, youngest dau. of the late Harry Gordon of

Liverpool : —

James B;ilfour-Kinnear, Esq., of Cross, co. Orkney,

Writer to the Signet, b. Sept. 24, 1859 ; tn. 1887, Catherine,

d. of the late John Fraser, M. D. , and has issue: — George

Balfour-Kinnear, Gentleman, b. 1888. Postal addresses —

Cross, Sanday, Orkney ; 3 Doune Terrace, Edinburgh.

BALFOUR-MELVILLE (L.O., 1883). Quarterly, i and
4, argent on a chevron indented sable, between a rose
in chief gules and a saltire in base azure, an otter's head
erased of the field (Balfour of Pilrig, L.O. , 1760); 2 and
3 gules, three crescents argent within a bordure of the
last, charged with eight roses of the first, a crescent of
the second in chief for difference (Melville). Livery — Black
and silver.

Son of James Heriot Balfour-Melville, Gentleman, b.
1845 ; d. 1013; m. 1878, Mary Louisa, d. of Sir David
Dunc'as, Bart., of Beechwood and Dunira : —
Evan Whyte Melville B Ifour-Melville, Gentleman, M. A.
(Oxon. ), ^. 1887. Res. — Auchenross, Comrie, Perthshire;
2 South Learmf nth Gardens, Edinburgh. Clubs — Caven-
dish, New (Edinburgh).


BALL of Nottingham (H. Coll., 27 June 1924).
Argent, a lion rampant sable, holding in the dexter
forepaw a fireball proper between two roses gules, barbed
and seeded also proper, on a chief of the second a repre-
sentation of the badge of the R.F.C. or. Mantling
sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, in
front of a dexter cubit arm grasping in the hand a fireball
proper, two roses as in the arms. Motto — " Sublime

Son of George Ball, of Lenton, co. Nottingham, b.
; m. :—

Sir Albert Ball, Knt. Bach. (1924), J. P. and Alderman
City of Nottingham, Lord of the Manors of Lynby, Buimy
and Bradmore, 6. 1863 ; m. 1886, Mary, d. of Henry
Page, of Derby. Res. — Stansted House, WoUaton Park,

BALL (H. Coll.). Argent, on a chevron gules, between
three fireballs proper, a galley with one mast, sail furled,
pennon flotant in stern of the first. Mantling gules and
argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, an arm vam-
braced embowed argent, charged with two ogresses, the
hand proper, grasping a fireball as in the arms. Motto —

Sons of Sir Robert Stawell Ball, Knight Bachelor,
M.A., LL.D., D.Sc, F.R.S., Lowndean Professor
of Astronomy and Geometry in the University of

Cambridge, and Fellow of King's College ; Scientific
Adviser to the Commissioners of Irish Lights, Honorary

Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, and formerly

Royal Astronomer of Ireland, b. 1840; d. 1913 ; m.

1868, Frances Elizabeth, d. of William Edward Steele,

M.D., Director of Science and Art Museum, Dublin : —

Robert Steele Ball, Esq., M.A. (Cantab.), C.E. , b. 1869