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coin's Inn, i. 1903 ; Helena Barbara ; Moira Jane [m.
1920, James D'Arcy of New Forest, co. Galway] and
Angela Mary. Sea( — Mount Bellew, co. Galway. Cluds —
St. James's ; Kildare Street (Dublin).

BELLINGHAM of Castle Bellingham, Louth. Argent,
three bugle-homs sable, stringed and garnished or.
Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a buck's head, couped or. Mottoes — Under the
arms, "Amicus amico" ; over the crest, " Ainsi il est."

Son of Sir Alan Henry Bellingham, 4th Bart., b.

1846 ; d. 1921 ; m. ist, 1874, Lady Constance Julia

Eleanor Noel, d. of 2nd Earl Gainsborough : —
Sir Edward Henry Charles Patrick Bellingham, 5 th
Bart. (19 Ap. 1796), C.M.G., D.S.O., H.M. Lieut, co.
Louth, a Senator of the Irish Free State Parliament,
Brig. Gen. (ret.) Royal Scots ; b. 1879 ; m. 1904, Charlotte
Elizabeth, d. of Alfred Payne, and widow of Frederick
Gough ; and has issue — Gertrude Mary [m. 1927, Ronald
Derwent Hawker]. Seat — Castle Bellingham, Louth.
Clubs — Caledonian; Kildare Street (Dublin).

Son of Capt. Roger Charles Noel Bellingham (second

son of the 4th Bart.), 6. 1884 ; killed in action 1915 ;

m. Alice, d. of Richard Naish, of Ballycullen, co.

Limerick : —
Roger CarroU Patrick Stephen Bellingham, b. 191 1.
Res. — BaUycullen House, co. Limerick.




BEMROSE (H. Coll.). Paly of six gules and or, on a
chevron of the last a lion rampant between two roses of the
first, barbed and seeded proper, a chief ermine, thereon a
lion passant guardant, also of the first, between two spear-
heads erect proper. Mantling gules and or. Crest— On
a wreath of the colours, a lamb, holding with the sinister
forepaw a staff proper, flowing therefrom a pennon or,
charged with a chaplet of roses gules, barbed and seeded
also proper, between two like roses. MottO — "Semper
paratus. "

Sons of William Bemrose of Derby, J. P., F.S.A., d.
1831 ; d. 1908 ; m. : —

Hon. Brig.-Gen. William Wright Bemrose, V.D., D.L..
J.P. , d. 1859: m. 1889, Mary E., d. of T. Litherland ot
Ashby, Leicestershire. Res. — The Cedars, Littleover Hill,

Herbert Cheney Bemrose, Gentleman. Hes. — Vicarage
Avenue, Derby.

BENBOW (H. Coll.). Sable, two string-bows endorsed

in pale or, garnished gules, between two bundles of arrows,

three in each bundle, of the second, barbed and headed

argent, banded of the third. Mantling sable and or.

Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a harpy close or, face

proper, her head wreathed with a chaplet of flowers gules.

Son of James Benbow of Thornton Heath, Surrey, d.

; d. ; m. , Caroline, d. of Benjamin Parrey

of London : —

The late Sir Henry Benbow, K.C.B. (1902), D.S.O. (1891),
entered R.N. as Assist. -Engineer 1861, Chief Engineer 1879
(special promotion for gallantry in action). Inspector of
Machinery 1885, Chief Inspector of Machinery 1888, retired
1893 ; served in Nile Exped. 1884-5, and was specially
mentioned for having repaired, under a heavy fire, the
boiler of the " Safia " when disabled by a shot (medal,
bronze star), b. 1838; d. 1916 ; m. 1892, Elizabeth Jean
{Res.—Z Wilmingdon Sq. , Eastbourne), d. of Henry Bird
of Uxbridge ; and has issue — Caroline Muriel \ni 1919,
Capt. D. F. Campbell, 2nd Cameronians].

late Capt. 3rd Batt. Suffolk Regt. Bom 1862, being the
eldest son of Edward Robert Starkie Bence, Esq., J.P. and
D.L. , High Sheriff 1861, late of the King's Dragoon Guards,
by his wife Eliza Charlotte Albinia, dau. of George James


Sullivan of Wilmington, Isle of Wight. Axmorialbeaxings
(R.L., 2 May 1804, H. Coll.) — Argent, on a cross between
four frets gules, a tower of the first. Mantling gules and
argent. Great — On a wreath of the colours, a tower or,
charged with a fret gules. Motto —" Virtus castellum
lueum." 5m/— Kentwell Hall, Long Melford, Suffolk.
C/u/'s — Wellington, Carlton.

J. P. for cos. Suffolk and Galway, and D.L. for co.
Suffolk, late Colonel 3rd Connaught Rangers. Born
Dec. 30, 1856, being the second son of the late Alexander
Clendinning Lambert, Esquire. Justice of the Peace and
Deputy-Lieutenant, of Brook Hill, in the county of Mayo,
Ireland, by his wife Emma Maria, daughter of Ciuy Lenox
Prendergast, Member of Parliament for Lymington, and
formerly a Member of the Council of Bombay. Ar-
morial bearings— He bears for Anns: (Jules, a cross
crosslet or, between three cinquefoils pierced argent. Upon
the escutcheon is placed a helmet betitting his degree, with
a Mantling gules and or ; and for his Crest, upon a wreath
of the colours, a centaur proper, charged on the shoulder
with a cross crosslet or; with the Motto, " Ut quocunque
paratus." Livery'—Blue coat, black and white striped
waistcoat, brass buttons. Married, Jan. 23, 1884, Ida Milli-
cent, daughter of Henry Alexander Starkie Bence, Esquire,
Justice of the Peace and Deputy- Lieutenant. Estates—
Thorington Hall, in the county of Suffolk ; Dernasliggan, in
the county of Galway. Posial address— Thorington Hall,
Darsham, Suffolk. Clui — Carlton.

BEND.\LL (H. Coll., 1906). Bendy wavy of six argent
gutt6e-de-poix and azure, on a c'nief gules between two
estoilei, a fieur-de-lys or. Mantling azure and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, in front of an anchor
in bend or, a gryphon's head erast-d gules. Mottoes —
" Bien ou rien," and " Flecto non frango."

Sons of Robert Smi;h Bendall, Gentleman, d. 1841 ;

d. 1911 ; m. ist, 1868. Phoebe, d. of James Sheppard;

2nd, 1885, Ellen Jane (d. 1912), d. of Walter Cundell

and relict of Thomas Pickard Adcock : —
Arnold Bendall, Gentleman, 6. 1874; m. 1897, Jeanne
Marie Louise Eugenie Rabier ; and has issue — Sidney
Wilfred Bendall, Gentleman,^. 1900 [m. 1923, Marie
Madeleine Suzanne Yow, and has issue: — Maud Mary.
{■Res. — Paris)]; Maud [w. 1921, Maurice Rambaud]; and
Harriett .\lice. I^es. — Montmoreau, Charente.

Roland Bendall, Gentleman, i. 1886; m. 1910, Alice
Rabier; and has issue — C6cile ; and Jacqueline Naomi.
/?es. — Ofcolaco, Northern Transvaal.

Guy Mowbray Bendall, Gentleman, 6. 1888. /?es.—Les
Sablettes, Var, France.

Younger son of Robert Smith Bendall of Hamp-

stead, d. 1812 ; d. 1865; m. 1839, Elizabeth Kay

Holmes : —
Manley Forbes Bendall, Gentleman, d. 1844; m. 1875,
Marie Blanche Elizabeth Chri>man ; and has issue —
Nicolas Manley Bendall, Gentleman, i. 1876; Mabel; and
Mildred, .^w.— Bordeaux, Gironde, France.

BENDALL (H. Coll., 1907). Bendy wavy of six argent
and sable, on a chief gules, a dexter hand couped at the
wrist, between two estoiles or. Mantling sable and argent.
Crest— On a wreath of the colours, a griffin's head erased
bendy wavy of six argent and sable, gorged with a collar
gules, charged with three estoiles or. Motto — " Fortiter
in spe. "

Sons of Jo5eph Richards Bendall, d. 1820; d. 1862;
m. 1850, Emma, d. of Christian Manley:^

Frank Manley Bendall, Gentleman, 6. 1856 ; m. 1890,
Agnes Ellington Richardson ; and has issue — .Marion .A.da ;
Frances Elizabeth ; Katherine Emma ; Phyllis .May ; and
Ethel Barbara. j?«.— Streatham, S.W.

Samuel John Bendall, Gentleman, d. 1858 ; m. 1883,
Ellen, d. of William Stone ; and has issue — (i) Philip
Manley Bendall, Gentleman, d. 1884; (2) Geoffrey
Skeat Manley Bendall, Gentleman, d. 1886; Margaret
Emma; and Helen .Mary. i?ej. —Trader's Cottage, Rye,

BENDYSHE. Argent, a chevron sable, between three
rams' heads erased azure. Mantling sable and argent.



Crest -Out of a ducal coronet or, a talbot's head proper

Motto—" Utraque pallade."

Only son of Lt.-Col. Richard Nelson Bendyshe,
R.M.L.I., fi. i866 ; killed in action, 1915; m. 1893,
Eleanor Margaret, d. of late Rev. Henry Wardell:—
John Nelson Bendyshe, Esq., CapL late Worcestershire

Regt. , 6. 1894. .S>a/— Barrington Hall, co. Cambridge.

BENETT-STANFORD (R.L., 19 Dec. 1868, H. Coll.).

Quarterly, i and 4, per pale or and sable, on a chevron

nebuly between three bugles, stringed, as many martlets all

counterchanged (Stanford) ; 2 and 3, quarterly, i. and iiii.,

gules, three demi-lions rampant argent (Benett— recorded

Vn. Wilts. 1565) ; ii. and iii., azure, three dexter gauntlets

or. within a bordure wavy of tiie last (Fane). Mantling

sable and or. Crests— i. on a wreath of the colours, a

buffalo's head caboshed sable within a chain in arch or

(Stanford) ; 2. out of a ducal coronet or, a bull's head argent,

charged on the neck with a rose gules, the whole debruised

by a bendlet sinister wavy azure (Fane). Livery — Black.

Son of Vere Fane Benett-Stanford, Esq., of Pyt House

and Norton House, Wilts., and of Preston Place,

Susse.x, J. P. Wilts., Dorset, and Sussex, D.L. Wilts.,

M.P. for Shaftesbury 1873-80, b. 1839; d. 1894; m.

1867, Ellen, d. and h. of William Stanford of Preston,

Sussex : —

John Montagu Benett-Stanford, Esq., J. P. Wilts, and

Dorset, Major Motor Vol. Corps, late Lieut. Roy. Wilts.

Yeo. Cav., late Lieut. R. Dragoons, b. 1870; m. 1893,

Evelyn, d. and h. of Capt. Burchall Helme of B.oadfield

Court, Leominster. Seats — Pythouse, Tisbury, Wilts.;

Norton Bavant Manor, Warminster ; Preston Place,

Preston, Sussex. j?«.— Pythouse, Tisbury, Wilts. Clubs—

White's, St. lames's.

BENGOUGH (H. Coll.). Argent, three lions' heads
erased sable, each charged with an ermine spot or, on a
chief indented of the second, as many crosses pat^e of the
first. Mantling sable and argent. Crest— On a wreath
of the colours, two crosses pat6e argent, thereon resting a
lion's head erased sable, charged with an ermine spot or.
Motto—" Per acuta beUi."

Second, but only surv. son of John Alan George
Bengough, Esq. , J. P. , of The Ridings, Wootton-under-
Edge, b. 1859 ; d. 1899 ; m. 1887, Rosa(^(fj-. 26 Camp-
den Hill Court, W.8), d. of Col. James Crosbie of
Ballyheigue Castle, co. Kerry : —
Capt. Nigel James Bengough, late Lieut. Fife and Forfar
Yeo., temp. Capt. R.A.F., Lord of the Manor of Monkland,
6. 1895. Res. — Allerton Grange, Eastington, nr. Stone-
house, GIos.

Younger sons of John Charles Bengough, Esq., J. P.
and D.L. (High Sheriff 1877), b. 1829; d. 1913 ; m.
1857, Caroline Augusta {d. 1899), d. of Rev. Alan
Gardner Cornwall, .\1.A. , Rector of Kingscote and
Newington Bagpath : —
Clement Stuart Bengough, Gentleman, b. 1861. Res. —
Morgan, Carbon Co., Wyoming, U.S.A.

Cyril Francis Bengough, Gentleman, M.Inst.C. E., i.

1864; m. 1891, Agnes, 8th d. of George .•^ngus Low of

Gosforth House, Newcastle ; and has issue — Three sons

and three daus. Res. — Conderton Manor, nr. Tewkesbury.

Sons of Major - General Sir Harcourt Mortimer

Bt-ngough, K.C.B., b. 1837; d. 1922; m. 1876,

Christina {Res.—\M\\& Croft, Goring Lane, Goring-on-

Sea), d. of H. Maybery of Brecon, S. Wales: —

Harcourt George Lionel Bengough, Esq. ,3. 1877. Res. —

Neville Stewart Bengough, Esq., h. 1893; m. 1916,

Gladys Ella, d. of James Williams of Dakota, Aboyne,

Aberdeenshire. Res.—

BENISON (U.O.). Ermine, on a chevron per pale or
and gules, between in chief two martlets of the third and in
base an ash-tree eradicated proper, three crosses pat<*e
fitch^e counterchanged. Mantling gules and or. Crest
— On a wreath of the colours, two arms vambraced em-
bowed and interlaced, the hands bare, each grasping a
scimitar, all proper. Motto -" Sit prex detur pax."

Son of Rev. William Bradshaw Benison, Rector of

Uley, Glos. , M.A. (Trin. Coll., Dub.), b. 1820; d.

igo6 ; m. Mary, d. of Edward Best, Esq., J. P. co.

Stafford : —




Rev. Ernest Dewes Benison, M.A. (Trin. Coll., Dublin),
i. 1857; fn. 1886, Jessie, ygst. d. of late John Kemp-Welch,
Esq., J. P., of Sopley Park, Hants. ; and has had issue —
Eric William Benison, Gentleman, d. 1889 ; d. 1913 ; Aileen

Mary Dewes ; and Marjorie.
Vicarage, Wimborne, Dorset.

lies. — Kingston Lacy


being the son of the late Joseph Benn, Gentleman, of
Russell House, Bradford. Armorial bearings — Party
per chevron or and azure, on a mount, in base an alpaca
statant, and two angora goats' heads affront^e in chief, all

proper. Mantling azure and or. Crest — On a wreath of
the colours, an alpaca's head couped at the neck between
two sprigs of oak fructed all proper. MottO — " Curi atque
industria." jResidence—WiUaslon, Harrogate.

BENN (U.O.). Argent, on a chevron indented gules,
between three lions rampant azure, a trefoil slipped or.
Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a tiger passant argent, gorged with a collar dan-
cett^e gules, charged with a trefoil, as in the arms. Motto —
" Courage sans peur."

Suns of Rev. John W. Benn, M.A., Rector of Carri-
galine and Douglas, co. Cork, i. 1814 ; d. 1874 ; m.
Maria Louisa, d. of Majur-Gen. Christopher Hamilton,
C.B. :—

Sir Arthur Shirley Benn, ist Bart. {1926), K.B.E., of
Plymouth, Devon, M.P. Plymouth since 1910, i. 1858;
m. 1888, Alice Marie, d. of F. A. Liiling of Alabama,
U.S.A. J?es —18 Bolton Gardens, London, S. W. Clubs—
Carlton, R.T.Y., R. Western Yacht.

James Edward Hamilton Benn, Gentleman, Barrister-at-
Lawand Bencher, Inner Temple, b. i860 ; tn. 1919, Marion,
d. of T. H. Wavell, and widow of E. J. Adams. Ees. —
TemplewLod, Farnham Common, Bucks. Post. add. — 8
New Square, Lincoln's Inn, London, W.C.

Sir Ion Hamilton Benn, ist Bart. (17 June, 1920), C.B. ,
D. S.O. , T.D. , Croix de Guerre with palms. Knight of
Grace of the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem,
Capt. R. N. V. R. , Hon. Col. 20th Batt. London Regt. , M. P.
for Greenwich 1910-22, Mayor of Greenwich 1901-2, b. 1863 ,
m. 1885, Frances, only d. of late N. Bridges of Walling-
ton Manor, Surrey, and has issue : — Maj. Ion Bridges

Hamilton Benn, Res. of Officers, late D.C.L.I., b. 1887
[m. 1916, Theresa Dorothy, d. of Maj. Blacker, 4th Hussars,
and has issue — Patrick Ion Hamilton Benn, Esq., b. 1922;
and Dorothy Hamilton (iPw.— Rollesby Hall, Norfolk);
Marion Hamilton [?«. Maj. Edward George Power, and has
issue]. Ees. — 17 CoUingham Gardens, S.W. ; RoUesby
Hall, Norfolk. C/wi^j— Carlton, Brookr/s, Norfolk.

Hans Hamilton Benn, Gentleman, b. 1865 ; m. 1894,
Camilla, d. of Richard Koncelik, and has issue, 2 daus.
Res. — Prerov, Czechoslovakia.

Francis Hamilton Benn, Gentleman, b. 1868 ; m. 1910,
Arta Clara, d. of H. S. Boal of Chicago, and has issue : —
Arthur John Horton Benn, Gentleman, b. 1910 ; Anthony
Benn, Gentleman, b. 1912 ; and Patricia. Res. — 20 The
Boltons, S.W.

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BENN of Old Knoll (H. Coll., 1918). Argent, two
barrulets indented gules, between in chief as many
dragons' heads erased, and in base a pencil and a pen
in saltire proper, tied with a lace azure, pendent there-
from a torteau, charged with tho figures " 1914 " or.
Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of
the colours, on a rock, a spear erect proper, flowing there-
from a pennon azure, charged with the word " Onward "
in letters or. Motto — " Deo favente."

Sons of Sir John Williams Benn, ist Bart., Knt.,

J. P., D.L., Lond., M.P., b. 1850 ; d. 1922 ; m. 1874,

EUzabeth {Res. — St. Ermine's, Westminster, S.W.),

d. of John Pickstone, of Hyde, co. Chester : —

Sir Ernest John Pickstone Benn, and Bart. (15 July

1914), of Old Knoll, Lewisham, C.B.E., Managing Dir.

of Benn Bros., Ltd., b. 1875 ; m. 1903, Gwendoline

Dorothy, d. of F. M. Andrews, of Edgbaston ; and has

issue — John Andrews Benn, Esq., b. 1904 ; Edward

Glanvill Benn, Esq., b. 1905 ; Frederick Christopher

Benn, Esq., b. 1912 ; Elizabeth; JuUa Wedg%vood.

Res. — Blunt House, Oxted, Surrey. Club — Reform.

WiUiam Wedgwood Benn, Esq., Capt., R.A.F., D.S.O.,
D.F.C., has Croix de Guerre, Legion of Honour, Bronze
Medal, and War Cross of Italy, b. 1877 ; m. 1920,
Margaret Eadie, d. of Daniel Holmes, late M.P. Govan ;
and has issue — Michael Julius Wedgwood Benn, Gentle-
man, b. 1921 ; Anthony Neil Wedgwood Benn, Gentle-
man, b. 1925. Res. — 40 Grosvenor Road, S.W.L

BENNET. Gules, a bezant between three demi-lions
rampant argent. Mantling gules and argent. Crests —
t. out of a mural coronet or a lion's head gules, charged
on the neck with a bezant (for Bennet) ; 2. on a wreath
of the colours, a double scaling-ladder or (for Grey).
Supporters — On either side a lion argent, ducalJy crowned
or, each charged on the shoulder with a torteau. Motto — •
" De bon vouloir servir le roy."

Son of Rt. Hon. Charles Augustus Bennet, 6th
Earl of Tankerville, b. 1810 ; d. 1899 ; m. 1850, Lady
Olivia Montagu {d. 1922), d. of 6th Duke of Man-
chester : —
Rt. Hon. George Montagu Bennet, 7th Earl of Tanker-
ville (19 Oct. 1714), Baron Ossulston of Ossulston, Middle-
sex (24 Nov. 1682), J. P., D.L. CO. Northumberland,
b. 1852 ; m. 1895, Leonora Sophie, d. of J. van Matter,
of New York City, U.S.A. ; and has surv. issue — (i)
Charles Augustus Ker Bennet, commonly called Lord
Ossulston, late Capt. R.A.F., A. R.S.Ac,, b. 1897 [m. 1920,
Roberta, d. of Mrs. Percy Mitchell, of 40a Hill Street,
Berkeley Square, W. ; and has issue — Hon. Charles
Augustus Grey Bennet, b. 1921 ; Hon. George Arthur
Grey Bennet, b. 1925. Cluis — Roy. Societies', Roy.
Aero]) ; (2) Hon. George William Bennet, b. 1903. Seat —
Chillmgham Castle, Chatton, Northumberland. Club —
Royal Societies'.


BENNETT of Grimsby (H. CoU., 18 Oct. 1915). Per
bend argent and azure, a fasces in bend or, between in
chief a fleur-de-lys of the second, and in base a rose of
the first, barbed and seeded proper. Crest —
Motto — " Loyal and free."
Third son of Joseph Bennett, J. P., of The Cedars,
Louth, b. 1829 ; d. 1908 ; m. 1853, Maria (i. 1911),
d. of Francis Sowerby, of Grimsby : —
Sir Francis Sowerby Bennett, Knt. Bach., J.P. Lindsey
and Grimsby, High Sheriff, Lines. 1916, b. 1813 ; m. 1891,
Julia Elizabeth, d. of Thomas Ouston, of Holmefield, nr.
Pontefract ; and has issue — (i) Roderick Sowerby
Bennett, Esq., 6. 1898 [m. 1923, Eirene Margaret, d of
the late J. Emerton ; (2) Michael Wharran Bennett,
Gentleman, b. 1903 ; Ruth Ouston [m. 1915, Norman
Edmund Brooks, of 34 Grand rue, Poligny, Jura, France,
and has issue] ; Mary Eleanor. Res. — Fryston, Bargate,
Grimsby ; Oxcombe Manor, Horncastle, Lines.

JOHN CHARLES BENNETT, Gentleman. Born 1843,
being the third son of the Reverend John Jackson, Rector of
Tallow, and Vicar of Kilwatermoy, in the county of Water-
ford ; succeede i his uncle Joseph Henry Bennett, whose
name ani arms he assumed by Royal Licence in 1874.
Armorial bearings— He bears for Arms : Quarterly, i and
4, gules, a bezant between three demi-lions rampant or (for
Bennett) ; 2 and 3, argent, a hon passant gules, on a chief
engrailed of the last, three battleaxes erect of the first (for

Jackson). Upon the escuichi^on is placed a helmet befitting
his degree, with a Mantling gules and or ; and for his
Crests. I. out of a mural coronet or, a demi-lion rampant
argent, holding between the paws a bezant (for Bennett);
2. upon a wreath of the colours, an arm embowed in armour,
the hand grasping a battleaxe all proper, the arm charged
with a mullet gules (for Jackson). Motto— " Serve the
king." Married, 1865, Mary, eldest daughter and co-h.
of the Reverend Francis Newport ; and has, with other Issue
—George Newport Jackson Bennett, Gentleman, born 1876.
Estate and Postal address — Bennett's Court, Queenstown,

WILLIAM BENNETT, Esquire, J.P. co. Lincoln,
Captain and Hon. Major ist Vol. Batt. Lincolnshire
Regt. 1889-1894. Born 1854, being the eldest son of the
late Sir Henry Bennett, Knight Bachelor, of Westlands,
Grimsby, and of Thorpe Hall, South Elkington, both in
the CO. of Lincoln, J.P. and D.L. , six times Mayor of
Grimsby, by his wife Dorothy, dau. of Francis Sowerby.
Armorial bearings — Per pale or and argent, three chev-
ronels sable between two boars' heads .rased in chief
gules, and a knights helmet in base proper. Mantling
sable ami or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, in front
of a demi-lion or, gorged with a collar invected gules, hold-
ing between the paws a bezant, an escallop surmounting
two branches of oak fructed in saltire prope-. Motto —
" Deo juvante. " Married, 1887, Lizzie Holmes, only d. of
the late H. J. Farmer-Atkinson, Esq., J. P., D.L., of Wood-
cote Place, Epsom ; and has had issue — Kenneth Henry
Bennett, Esq., b. 1898; d. 1924; Dorothy Holmes; and
Marjorie Holmes, Residences — Meadow Brow, Grasmere,
Westmorland; Bargate Cottage, Grimsby ; and 32 Kensing-
ton Square, W.8.

BENNETT (H. Coll.). Gules, a pale or, charged with
a leopard's face jessant-de-lys of the first in base between
two leopards' faces jessant-de-lys in chief of the second,
over all two chevronels engrailed ermine. Mantling
gules and or. Crest — On a wreath argent and gules, a
hunting-horn sable, stringed gules, surrounding a leopard's
face jessant-de-lys or. Motto — " Per aspera surgo."
Second son of Rev. Joseph Bennett, M.A., of Whitby,
Yorks., sometime Vicar of All Saints', West Hartle-
pool, Durham, b. 1853 ; m. 1881, Edith Mary, d. of
Thomas Robinson, Esq., J. P., Mayor of W. Hartle-
pool 1892, of The Grange, Glaisdale, Yorkshire : —
Edward Osborne Bennett, Esq., Member of Assn. of
Average Adjusters, Lieut. Special List 19 14, Captain, War
Ofifice 19 16, Assistant- Accountant General Ministry of
Shipping 1918-19, b. 1883; m. 1912, Aimee Annie Patten
Collins, d. of Lt.-Col. Wright Sherlock, of Carrickdove,
CO. Cork ; and has issue — Edward Wright Bennett,
Gentleman, b. 1912 ; Derrick Kyrle Bennett, Gentleman,
b. 1914 ; Horace Sherlock Bennett, Gentleman, b. 1916 ;
Joy Irma Stratford ; and Dorothea Edyth Rosemary.
Seats — Llanvihangel Court, co. Moimiouth ; Sheerwater
Lodge, West Byfleet, Surrey. Clubs — Royal Thames
Yacht, City of London, Ranelagh,

BENNETT (H. Coll.). Per pale argent and or, an
eagle displayed gules. Mantling gules and argent Crest
— On a wreath of the colours, on a whelk-shell or, a
Cornish chough proper, beaked and legged gules. Motto —
" Mihi consulit Deus."

Son of William Stephenson Bennett, Gentleman, b,
1835 ; d. 1907 ; m. : —

William Pyt Bennett, Lieut. R.A., 3. 1880. /?«.—
Son of Edmund Grove Bennett of The Close, Salis-
bury, b. 1856; d. 1895; m. : —
Gerald William Bennett, Gentleman, b. 1867.

Yr. sons of James Bennett of Salisbury, b. 1797; d.
; m. 2nd, Mary Bitham. d. of Thomas Grove: —
Thomas Arthur Bennett. Gentleman, b. . Res. —

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

Stephen Ashlock Bennett, Gentleman, Barr.-at-Law
(Lincoln's Inn), b.

Frank Ewer Bennett, Gentleman, b. Res. —

Shrewsbury Grammar School.

BENNITT. Azure, on a chevron or, between three
martlets in chief and one in the base argent, three annulets
of the field. Mantling azure and or. Crest — Upon a
wreath of the colours, upon a mount vert, a horse's head
couped argent, pierced through the neck bv an arrow in
bend sinister point downwards proper. Motto — " Irre-
vocabile." Livery — Invisible green and gold.




Son of the late William Bennitt, D.L., J. P. :—
William Ward Bennitt, Esq,. J. P., Colonel 5th Lancers,
6. 1839 ; tn. ist, Augusta D'A. {d. 1905), dau. of the late
J. D'A. Samuda, ot 7 Gloucester Square, Hyde Park ; 2nd,
1908, Julia, widow of the late Capt. the Hon. Hugh
Tyrwhitt, R.N., C.S.I. , M.V.O.,of28 Egerton Gardens,
S. W. , and dau. of the late W. Orme Foster of Apley Park,
Bridgnorth ; and has issue by first mar. — Two daughters.
/?es. — Farringdon House, Berks. C/ud — Army and Navy.

BENSON (H. Coll. , 1841). Quarterly, ermine and or, a
bend engrailed gules, surmounted, by another plain argent,
charged with three trefoils sable. Mantling gules and

argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a bear's head
erased argent, muzzled, gorged with a collar and pendent
therefrom an escutcheon azure, charged with a trefoil or.
Motto — " Si Deus quis contra."

Son of George Henrv Benson, Gentleman, F.S.A.,

M.I.M.E., A.I.E.C'i^. 1842; d. 1923; w. 1886,

Sarah Orton, d. of James Wood cf Ratcliffe Culey,

CO. Leics: —
Rev. Robert Wakefield Benson, M.A. Oxon. , fi. 1891 ;
m. 1925, Charlotte Wood. Res. — Skaigh, Manor Road,

Sons of Joseph Crewdson Benson, Gentleman, 6. 1854 ;

d. 1920: m. 1882, Edith Constance, d. of Dr. Edward

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