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issue — (i) Aubrey Charles Bertie, Esq., Lt.-Comdr. R.N.
(ret.), i. 1882 [m. 1916, Jeanne Georgina, d. of Arnold
Vissors,andhasissue—Arnaud Albert Bertie, Esq., d. 1919 ;
and Christine Caroline] ; (2) Schomberg Montagu Bertie,
Gentleman, late Lieut. Nottinghamshire Yeo. , 6. 1888 [m.
1922, Edith Mary, d. of John England] ; (3) Alberic
Willoughby Bertie, M,C., temp. Capt. R.F.A., i. 1891
[m. Maria Floie {d. 1925), d. of Philippe Reinhart] ; Irene
Elsie; Lavinia May [m. 1921, Theodard Hubbard, and
has issue] ; and Olivia Bridget. J^es.— 86 Woodstock Road,
Oxford. C/k3— United University.

Hon. Reginald Henry Bertie, C. B.
Col. late Royal Welsh Fusiliers, d.
Amy Evelyn Courtenay, sister of

Lt.-Col. and Brevet-
1856 ; m. 1892, Lady
14th Earl of Devon.

Cluh — Naval and Military, Wellington.

BERTRAM (H. Coll., 1902). Quarterly, i and 4, per
chevron nebuly sable and or, a chaplet of roses between two
fleurs-de-Iys in chief and an eagle displayed in base, all
counterchanged (for Bertram) ; 2 and 3, sable, on a chevron
between three leopards' faces erminois, as many spear-heads
sable, on a chief per pale or and argent, three cocks gules
(Price, 1817). Mantling sable and or. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, an eagle displayed sable, holding in the beak
a fleur-de-lys or, and in each claw a chaplet of roses gules,
leaved also or. MottO— " Aquila non capit muscas."

Son of Julius Alfred Bertram, of 29 York Terrace,
London, by Martha Janet, d. of Capt. James Gammell
of Ardiffery, N.B. :—
Julius Bertram, Gentleman, B.A. Oxon., M.P. for N.

Hertfordshire 1906-10, d. 1866; tn. 1907, Marjorie, d. of
Hon. Mr. Justice .Sutton ; and has issue — Oliver Henry Julius
Bertram, Gentleman, d. 1910 ; Quintin Charles Frederick
Bertram, Gentleman /<. 1914. J?es. — 14 Suffolk Street,
London, S.W. ; The Barton, Martinhoe, N. Devon.

BERTRAM (L.O., 1752). Gules, on an inescutcheon
or, between eight crosses pat6e argent, an anvil proper.
Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest— On a wreath of
his liveries, a ram's head proper, issuing from an antique
crown or. Motto — "Jeavance."

Eldest son ot William Bertram, Esq., Col. 96th

Regt.,*. 1859; d. 1915; OT. 1888, Ethel Angel, d. of

the late R. B. Towse: —

Lt.-Col. William Robert Bertram, C.M.G., D.S.O.,

Canadian Inf., late L eut. Gordon Highlanders, d. Dec.

1888; m. 1917, Zoe Weldon, d. of ClI. W. L'Estrange

Fames, C. B. , C.B.E., and has issue: — Mary Elizabeth.

Seat — Kersewell, Carnwath, co. Lanark. lies. — Sydney.


BERTRAND (Granted H. Coll. 182010 J. P. Bertrand,
alias J. P. D'Angleberne). Argent, in base on a mount
vert a black ram passant, collared and belled or, on a chief
azure, a crescent between two estoiles of the first. Mantling
sable and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, a
crescent surrounding three feathers. MottO — ' ' Liberty,
loyalty, love. "

Sons of William Wickham Bertrand, Esq., J. P., t>.
1837; m. , Catherine, d. of Henry Felton, 3rd

Batt. King's German Legion ; —
Wickham Bertrand, Gentleman, <?.

Roy Bertrand, Gentleman, fi. 1883. Seat — Roy Cove,
West Falkland Islands.


PHILIP EUSTACE BESANT, Esquire. Born Oct. 8,
1875, being the elder son of the late Sir Walter Besant,
Knight Bachelor, and his wife Mary Garratt, dau. of
Eustace Foster Barham. Armorial bearings— Per fe.sse

indented sable and gules, a palm-tree eradicated or, wiihin
an orle of bezants. Mantling sable and or. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, issuant from clouds proper, a palm-
tree or, thereto attached by a chain gold and resting on the
wreath an escutcheon sable, charged with two bezants in
pale. Postal address —






BEST(H. Coll., 1742), Sable, a cinquefoil pierced, and
in chief two cross crosslets or. Mantling sable and or.
Crest Issuing out of a mural crown ur, a demi-< strich
argent, holding in the l)eak a cross crosslet also or. Motto
— ' ' Sola cruce."

Son of Richard William Mawdesley Best, l>. 1847 ; d.

1883; rn. Maria, d. of Major Jones, Gi v. ot Cape

Coast Castle : —
Mawdesley Rokeby Best, Gentleman, l>. 1868. /^es. —
Texas, U.S.A.

BEST (H. Coll., 1829). Sable, a cinquefoil within an
orle of cross crosslets or, on a canton of the last a portcullis
of the hrst. Mantling sable and or. Crest— Out of a
ducal con.inet or, a demi-ostrich rising argent, in its beak
a cross crosslet fitch^e golJ, gorged with a plain collar and
pendent therefrom a portcullis sable. Motto — " Libertas
in legibus."

Sons of George, 5th Baron Wyn ford, Lt.-Col. R.H.A. ,

J. P., fi. 1838 ; d. 1904; m. 1870, Eclith Anne (</. T924),

d. of .Matthew Henry Marsh of Ramridge, Andover: —

Rt. Hon. Phi!ipGeorgeBest,D.S.O.,6thBar .nWynford(s

Juns 1829), D.L., J. P. Dorset, Lt.-Col. late R.A., and Maj.

Dorset I. Y., served Great War (despatches). [Supporters

— Two eagles regardant, wings elevated, each standing on

a Roman fasces all proper],!^. 1871 ; m. 1906, Hi n. Eva

Lilian Cecilia Napier, only child of 2nd Baron Napier of

Magiala; and has issue— Hon. Grace Janet Mary; Hon.

Eva Constance Edith ; and Hon. Mary Jemima. Jies. —

Wynford House, Marden Newton, Dorchester. C/ui —

Army and Navy.

Hon. Samuel John Best, Managing Director, Octavius
Steil & Co. Ltd., Calcutta, t. 1874; m. 1914, Evelyn Mary
Aylmer, d. of Maj. Gen. Sir Edward May, K.C.B., C.M.G.,
and has issue — (i) Robert Samuel Best, E-q., ,''. 1917 ; (2)
John Philip Best, Esq., i. 1919 ; (3) Patrick George
Matthew Best, Esq., d. 1923 ; and Edith Joy Marion.
Res. — I'ollgate House, Meriow, Guildford. C/iids —
Oriental ; |un. Constitutional.

Rear Adm. the Hon. Matthew Robert Best, C.B., D.S.O.
and Bar, M.V.O. , served European War, has Order of St.
Stanislaus with swords i Russia) ; Order of the Rising Sun,
3rd Class (Japan), i. 1878; m. 1908, Annis Elizabeth, d.
ot C. F. Wood ; and has issue — George Frederick Matthew
Best, Esq., 6. 1908; and Margaret Aunis. Jies. — Little
Toller, Maiden NewtJn, Dorchester.

Hon. James William Best, O. B. E. , India Forest Service,
i. 1882; m. 1914, Florence Mary, d. of the late Sir
Elliott Lees, ist Bart. ; and has issue — Thomas William
Best, Esq., fi. 1915 ; Giles Bernard Best. Esq., 6. 1925;
Samuel James Best, E^q., i<. 1927; Alice Mary; and Helen
Margaret. J?es. — Hincknowle, Melplash, Dorset.

Son of Capt. Hon. John Charles Best, R.N., J. P. cos.

Denbigh and Merioneth (High Sheriff co. Denbigh

1888), 1*. 1842; d. 1907; m. 1873, Mary, d. of William

Wagstaff of Plas yn Vivod : —

Capt. William Best, late Roy. Welsh Fus., J. P. co.

Denbigh, d. 1874 ; *"■ 1903. Constance Adela, d. of late

Col. Charles Wingfield of Onslow, Shrewsbury ; and has

issue — (i) Harry George Best, Esq., d. 1904; (2) Frank

Charles Best, Gentleman, fi. 1906; (3' John William Best,

Gentleman, d. 1912 ; and Hilda Mary. Seat — Plas yn Vivod,


Sons ff Major Hon. Thomas William Best, Chief Con-
stable or Merionethshire, late West Riding Regt. , />.
1844 ; '^- IQ09 ; ^- 1879, Harriet Royds, d. of H. A.
Grey, the Hail, Hurworth-on-Tees : —
John Samiel Best, Esq.,i^. 1883; m. 1912, Annie Stewart,
d. of the late James T pp Jamieson of Aberdeen. J^es —

Humphrey Willie Best, Esq., D.S.O. , Comdr., late
Lieut. R.N.. d. 1884: m. 1914. Helen Grace, d. of the late
G. Meakin, of Ashby-de-la-Zouch, and has issue — Walter
John Best. Gentleman f>. 1917 ; Peter Anthony Best,
Gentleman, 6. 1922 ; and Pamela Grey. J?es. —

BEST-DALISON (R.L., 1907, H. Coll.). Quarterly,
1 and 4, gules, three crescents or, a canton ermine
(Dalison, circa 1554); 2 and 3, sable, a cinquefcil pierced
and in chief two cross crosslets fitch^e or, and (for dis-
tincti' n) in the centre chief point a bezant (Best, 1742).
Mantling gules and or. Crests — i. on a wreath of the
col urs, a man armed, holding in his hand a battleaxe

argent, the armour and the axe purfled or (Dalison);
2. issuing out of a mural crown or, a demi-ostrich argent,
holding in the beak a cross crosslet also or, charged on

the breast for distinction with a pellet (Best). Mottoes

" D'accomplir Agincourt " (Dalison) ; " Sola cruce " (Best).

Third son of Ma.ximilian Hammond Dalison, Esq.,

J. P. of Hamptons, Kent, ^. 1820; d. 1902; m. 1845,

Matilda, d. of Rev. Robert Alexander, Clerk in Holy

Orders, Prebend of Derry Cathedral, Ireland : —

Rev. Charles Edmund Waller Best-Dalison, Clerk in

Holy Orders, M.A. (Oxon.), d. 1858; m. 1899, Harriet

Emily Hardinge Best, d. of late James Whatman

Bosanquet of Claysmore, Enfield (by Emily Dorothy, d. of

Lt.-Col. James Best, J. P., of Park House, Boxley) ; and

has issue (not to bear marks of distinction on the arms of

Best) — Thomas Maximilian Best-Dalison, Gentleman, i.

1905. Seats — Park House, Boxley, Maidstone ; Boxley

Abbey, Maidstone.


BETHAM (Arms of ancient origin ; recorded in the
Register of Knights dubbed U.O. , 1812). Quarterly, i and
6, or, three fleurs-de-lys azure (Betham); 2. azure, a lion
rampant or, langued gules (Fitzroger); 3. gules, three
chevronels argent (Bannister) ; 4. or, a chief indented azure
(Burton); 5. sable, a turnip leaved proper, a chief or, gutt^e-
de-poix (Damant). Mantling azure and or. Crest — Out
of a ducal coroner or, an elephant's head gules, trunked
argent, tusked gold. Motto — " Per ardua surgam."

Sons of Molyneux Betham, Esq., 6, 1813 ; d. 1880;
m. 1837, Elisabeth, d. of Sir Richard Ford, and grand-
sons of Sir William Betham, Ulster King of Arms: —
Cecil William Betham, Esq., late ssth Regt., 6. 1840;
m. 1869, Emily Isabel, d. of John Mallet Williamson.
Alfred Betham, Gentleman, />. 1845. lies. —

Son of Alfred William Betham, Gentleman, i. 1836 ;
m. t86i, Alfreda, d. of Edward Edwards of Wester-
field Hall, Ipswich, Suffolk: —
Ernest Burton Betham, Gentleman, 6. 1864. lies. —


BETHELL of Wanstead (H. Coll., 16 Jan. 1911).
Or, a chevron azure charged with an estoile of the first,
in chief two boars' heads couped of the second. Mantling
azure and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours,
upon a rock proper, a boar's head couped azure. Badge
— A branch of elm proper and a rose gules seeded or,
barbed, stalked, and slipped vert, in saltire, enfiled by a
baron's coronet or. Supporters — On either side a wolf





proper, charged on the shoulder, the one on the dexter
with an estoile or, the one on the sinister with a portcullis

Son of George Beth ell of The Firs, South Woodford,

Essex, b. 1833 ; d. 1908 ; m. 1858, Frances, d. of

Robert Tipper : —

Rt. Hon. Sir John Henry Bethell, ist Baron Bethell

(1922), ist Bart. (1911), J. P. for Essex, twice Mayor of

West Ham and East Ham, M.P. for Romford, Essex,

since 1906, b. 1859 ; m. 1895, Florence, d. of James

Wooley Wyles, of Essex House, East Ham, Essex ; and

has had issue — (i) Hon. Frank Harry Bethell, Lieut.

Connaught Rangers, b. 1896; killed in action, 1915 ;

(2) Hon. John Raymond Bethell, b. 1902 ; (3) Hon.

WilUam Gladstone Bethell, b. 1904 ; Hon. Dorothy

Frances ; Hon. Grace [m. 1927, Frederick J. Parsons] ;

and Hon. Phyllis. Res. — Bushey House, Bushey, Herts.

Clubs — Reform, National Liberal, City Liberal.

BETHELL (H. Coll. 1861). Argent, on a chevron en-
grailed azure, between three boars' heads cooped sable,
an est' ile or, a bjrdure of the third. Mantling sable and
argent. Crest — Out of a crown vallary or, an eagle's head
sable, between two wings azure, and charged on the breast
with an esteile or. MottO — " Ap Ithel."

Sons of the Rt. Hon. Richard Augustus Bethell, 2nd
Baron Westbury, 6. 1830; d. 1875; m. 1851, Mary
Fl rence, yst. d. of Rev. Alexander Fownes Luttrell,
Recter of East Quantoxhead : —
Rt. H. n. Richard Luttrell Pilkington Bethell, 3rd Baron
Westbury {tf-v.).

Adm.the Hon. Sir Alexander Edward Bethell, G.C.M.G.,
K.C.B. , A.m., Director of Naval Intelligence from
1909-12, late A.D.C. to the King 1907-8, Com. -in-Chief E.
Indies 1912, and in command of Royal Naval War College
1913-14, Vice-Adm. Channel Fleet 1915, Adm. comdg.
Coastguards 1915-16, C.-in-C. at Plymouth 1916-18, d.
1855 ; m. 1890, Hilda Mary, d. of Benjamin Huntsman
of West Retford Hall, Notts. ; and has had issue — (i)
Edward Walter Bethell, Esq., Capt. Royal West Surrey
Regt., d. 1891 ; killed in action 1918; (2) Maurice John
Bethell, Lieut. R.N., d. 1894; killed in action 1916;
and Agatha Hilda. lies. — Wadeford, Chard, Somerset.
Ciu6 — Naval and Military.

S ns of Hon. Slingsby Bethell, C.B., J. P. and D.L,

Middlesex, Clerk of Committees, H.L. 1861-96, Bar. -

at-Law, 6. 1831 ; d. 1896; m. ist, 1855, Caroline {d.

1886), fifth d. of William Chaplin. M.P., of Ewhurst

Park, Hants. ; 2nd, 1888, Laura Beatiice, d. of Rev.

F. W. Maunsell, Rector of Symondsbury, Dorset : —

Slingsby Westbury Bethell, Esq., J. P., 6. 1861 ; m. 1890,

Sophia I-abella, eld. d. cf Capt. J. H. I. Alexander, R.N.,

C.B. ; and has issue — (i) Christopher Alick Bethell, Esq ,

Capt. R. Tank Corps, late Capt. Royal Scots Fus. , served

Great War, 6. 1893 [m. 1922, Esm6, d. of Campbell Dillon,

Esq. ; (2) Jocelyn Slingsby Bethell, Lieut.-Comdr. R.N.,

served Great War, d. 1897. /?es. — Blackford House, Rothie

Norman, N.B. Ciuis — Brorks's. Overseas.

Guy Vivian Bethell, Gentleman (twin with his brother
Slingsby), m. 1892, Ethel, third d. of John Coutts Fowlie.
J?es. — Helidon House, Daventry. C/ud — Bachelors'.

Lionel Beresford Bethell, Gentleman, d. 1864 ; fn. 1896,
Mima Amy, d. < f Col. R. G. Bolton ; and has surv. issue —
Vivian Lionel Slingsby Bethell, Lieut. R.G.A., i. 1897.
Hes. — Axeland Park, Horley, Surrey. Ciui Brooks's.
Llewelyn Slingsby Bethell, Gentleman, B.A. (Oxon). late
Lieut. Nig-ria Regt., served Great War, d. 1889 ; m. 1914,
Margery Gladys, only child of the late George S. Farnell,
Principal of Victoria Coll., Jersey, and has issue: —
Margaret Eve Slingsby. J?es. —

Richard Alfred Slingsby Bethell, Gentleman, Lieut.-
Comdr. R.N., i. 1892. Res. -

Son if Henry Slingsby Bethell, d. 1B36 ; m. i860,
Minnie, d. of Rev. Arthur Maclean: —
Henry A.thur Bethell, Esq., C.M.G., Col. and Hon.
Brig-Gen. (ret,), R.A. , i. 1861 ; m. 1901, Alice Margaret,
d. of Francis Anderson, and has issue: — Frank Ithel
Bethell. Lieut. R.N. , 6. 1902 [m. 1926, Mary Somerville
Paterson, d. of Rev. Thomas O. Duncan of Athel Siane-
ford. East Lothian, and has issue — i dau.] ; Peter Bethell,
Lieut. R.N. and R.A.F. , i. 1904. /?«.— White Ways,
Reigate, SuTcy.

Sons of the late William Froggatt Bethell, Esq., J.P ,
D L. (High Sheriff 1875). of Rise Park and Walton
Abbey, by his wife Elizabeth Beckett, d. of Sir Edmund
Denison and sister of ist Baron Grimthorpe : —

WiUiam Bethell, Esq., J.P. and D.L. for E.R. and J.P.
N.R. CO. York, 6. 1849; m. 1880, Hon. Mairi Myrtle, fifth
d. of Rt. Hon. Henry Willoughby, 8th Lord Middleton ;
and has issue — William Adrian Vincent Bethell, Esq., Capt.
2nd Life Gds., ^. 1890 [m. ist,i9i5, Hon. Clarissa 'I ennant,
d. of 1st Lord Glenconner (whom he divorced 1918); 2nd,
1921, Cecily Violet, d. of Sir John Cotterell, 2nd Bt., and
has issue: — Diana Hermione]. Seats — Rise Park, Hull;
Walton Abbey, Beverley. Cluds — Carlton, Yorkshire (York).

Col. Edward Hugh Bethell, C.M.G.. D.S O., R.E.,6.
1854; m. ist, 1881, Gertrude {d. 1888), d. of Col. Eustace
Hill ; 2nd, 1890, Annie, d. of Rev. J. G. Li nsdale. Canon
of Lichfield; and has issue— (i) Hugh Keppel Bethell,
Esq.,C-B.. C.M.G., C. V.O. , D.S.O. , Col. late 7th Queen's
Own Hussars. Mil. Attach^, Washington, 6. 1882; (2)
Christopher Bethell, Gentleman, 3. 1884; killed in action
1916 ; (3) David Jardine Bethell, Gentleman, M.C. and
Bar, Sudan C.S. , k 1893 [m. 1921, Erica de Grey]. J?es. —
Beech Hill, Englefield Green, Surrey. C/u6 — Naval and


LINDESAY-BETHUNE. Quarterly, i and 4, gules, a
fesse chequy argent and azure ; in chief three mullets of
the second ; 2 and 3, counterquartered, ist and 4th, azure,
a fesse between three lozenges or ; 2nd and 3rd, argent,
on a chevron sable, an otter's head erased of the first, all
within a bordure embattled gold. Crest — A swan with
wings expanded proper. Supporters — On either side a
griffin gules, armed and beaked or. Mottoes — " Je
ayme " (over the Crest) ; " Live but dreid " (under the

Eld. son of Rt. Hon. David Clark Bethune, nth Earl

of Lindsay, b. 1832 ; d. 1917 ; m. 1866, Emily

Marian {d. 1920), d. of Capt. Edmund Barnes, of

H.M.'s St. Helena Regt. :—

Rt. Hon. Reginald Bethune Lindesay-Bethune, 12 th

Earl of Lindsay, Lord Parbroath (8 May 1633), Viscount

of Gamock, Lord Kilbimie, Kingsbum, and Drumry (26

Nov. 1703), Lord Lindsay of the Byres (1445), a

representative Peer for Scotland, Maj. (ret.) 8th

Hussars, b. 1867 ; tn. 1892, Beatrice Mary, d. of the

late John Shaw, of Welburn Hall, Yorks. Seat — KU-

conquhar, Fife, N.B. Town Res. — 23 Berkeley Square,

W. Clubs — Cavalry, Arthur's, Carlton.

BETHUNE, formerly of Blebo (R.L., H. Coll.. 1815).
Azure, a fesse chequy or and gules, between three lozenges
of the second. Mantling azure and or. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, an otter's head erased argent. Motto
— " Debonnaire."

Son of Sir Alexander Sharp Bethune, 9th Bart., J. P.,

i. i860 ; d. 1917 ; m. 1889, Elizabeth Constance

Carnegie, d. of late Frederick Lewis Maitland-Heriot

of Ramorine.

Sir Alexander Maitland Sharp Bethune, loth Bart. {q.v.).

Son of Robert Bethune, Esq., J.P. , of Nydie, Cupar,

Major (ret.) late 92nd Highlanders, d. 1827 ; d. 1904;

m. 1865, Mary Louisa {d. 1920), d. of Capt. William

Amherst Hale, S2nd Light Inf. : —

Henry Alexander Bethune, Esq., J. P., Lt.-Col. (ret.)

Gordon Highlanders, i. 1866 ; m. 1902, Elinor Mary, d. of

the late John Brown Watt of Sydney, N.S.W. ; and has

issue— Mary Sharp. Seat — Nydie, co. Fife. J?es. — Mount-

quhanie, Cupar, Fife. Cluds — Naval and Military. New


BETHUNE of Balfour (L.O.. 1837). Quarterly, i, and
4, azure, a fesse between three mascles or (Bethune); a
and 3, argent, a chevron sable, charged with an cotter's
head erased of the first (Balfour). Mantling gules,
doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, an
otter's head erased argent. Motto — " Debonnaire."

Eld. son of Admiral Charles Ramsav Drinkwater-

Bethune, R.N., C.B., J. P., D.L., d. 1802; d. 1884;

m. 1846, Frances Cecilia, only d. and heiress of Henry

E. Staples of Clapham : —
Charles Congleton Bethune, Esq., J.P. , D.L. , 6. 1849;
tn. ist, 1886 (div. 1890), Evelyn, d. of late Aaron G< Idsmid ;
2nd, 1908. Margaret Marie Louise, d. of Bernard Lucas,
1>.L., of Harland Hall, Derbyshire. C/uis — Devonshire,
National Union, New (Edinburgh).




BETTS (H. Coll.. 11 Oct. 1904). Sable, on a bend
cottised argent, four cinquefoils gules, within a bordure
engrailed or. Mantling' sable and argent. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, issuant from a fern-brake proper, a
stag's head couped gules, attired or, charged on the neck
with three cinquefoils of the last between two barrulets
argent. Motto — "Foesuldeu."

Son of Daniel Betts, d. 1828; d. 1887; m. 1850,

Louisa Sarah Frederica, d. of Percival Milbourne : —

Arthur Betts, Gentleman, b. 1852; m. 1893, Caroline

Emma, d. of William Edwards ; and has issue — Arthur

John Betts, Gentleman, b. 1898; Freda Nellie Margaret;

and Joyce Milbourne. J?es, —

BEVAN of Stone Park (H. Coll., 1878). Azure, on a
rock in base, a dove proper, holding in the beak a branch
of olive or, on a chief nebuly ermine, a hurt between two

Evan Evans Bevan, Esq., J.P., High Sheriff co. Breck-
nock, b. . Res. — Codoxton House, Codoxton-justa-
Neath, co. Glamorgan.

BEVAN. Ermine, a bull passant, between three annulets
gules. Mantling gales and argent. Crest— On a wreath
of the colours, a griffin passant or, sem^e of annulets gules,

annulets of the first. Mantling azure and argent. Crest —
On a wreath of the colours, upon the battlements of a tower
proper, a gryphon or, gorged with a collar gemel azure,
resting the dexter claw on an escutcheon argent charged
with a hurt. Motto — " Semper virtute constans."

Sons of Thomas Bevan, Esq., of Stone Park, J. P. and
D.L. Kent (High Sheriff 1895), Sheriff of London and
Middlesex 1878-9, d. 1829 ; d. 1907 ; m. 1852, Emma,
d. of Thomas Bayes of Kimberley, Norfolk : —
Edmund Henry Bevan, Esq., J. P. Kent (High Sheriff for
Northamptonshire 1912), d. 1862 ; m. 1903, Hon. Joan
Mary Conyers Norton, d. of 5th Baron Grantley ; and has
issue — Bryan Henry Bevan, Gentleman, 6. 1913 ; Gwen-
dolen Brinsley ; Penelope Joan ; Denise Mary Conyers ;
and Winfreda Irene. Seat — Hilston Park, Monmouth.
C/ui — Arthur's.

Wilfred Bevan, Esq., J. P. co. Suffolk, M.A. (Camb.).
6. 1866; m. 1894, Ethel Marion, d. of Edward H. Watts
of Bishop's Stortford ; and has issue — Thomas Bevan,
Gentleman, i. 1900 ; and Marjorie Ethel. Seai — Plashwood,
Haughley, Suffolk. Club — United University.

BEVAN of Codoxton House (H. Coll.). Argent, three
boars' heads couped sable, on a chief gules a demi-lion
rampant or, between two castles of the field. Mantling
sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours,
issuing from the battlements of a tower argent, a demi-lion
rampant or, gorged with a collar gules, holding be-
tween the paws a boar's head, as in the arms.

Son of Bevan, of , b. ',

m. : —

holding in his dexter claw two annulets interlaced -also
gules. Motto— "Deus prassidium." —j

Son of Francis Augustus Bevan, Gentleman,' b. Jan.

17, 1840 ; d. 1919 ; m. first, July 22, 1862, Elizabeth

Marianne {d. 1863), third dau. of Lord Charles James

Fox Russell, grandson of John, 6th Duke of Bedford : —
Cosmo Bevan, Esq., D.L. for co. Middlesex, b. May
22, 1863 ; m. Feb. 5. 1891, Marion Leila, youngest dau. of
Rev. Filmer Sulivan, and has issue — Desmond Russell
Bevan, Gentleman, b. Feb. 27, 1892 [m. 1921, Dorothy
Lucy, d. of the late M. Trevelyn Martin of 75 Portland
Place]. J?es. — Westfarm Place, New Barnet.

Sons of Francis .Augustus Bevan, by 2nd wife, m.

April 19, 1866, Constance {d. 1872), youngest dau.

of Rt. Hon. Sir James W'eir Hogg, Bart.
Bertrand Yorke Bevan, Gentleman, b. Jan. 8, 1867 ; m.
Sept. 26, 1889, Georgina Laura Frederica, second dau. of
George F. Malcolmson of Norrysbury, Herts., and has
had issue — Robert Austen Bevan, Gentleman, b. July 26,
1890, d. Feb. 7, 1914 ; Margarita Constance ; Enid Laura ;
Edith Joyce ; and Nesta Rosamund. Res. — Weald Chase,
Cuckfield, Sussex.

Rev. Raymond Francis Bevan, Vicar of St. Lawrence,
Thanet, M.A. Trin. Coll., Canib. , b June 20, 1868; m.
January 10, 1893. Margaret Alda, dau. of Rev. Horace
Meyer, Vicar of Christchurch, Clifton, and has had issue —
Raymond Aubrey Lee Bevan, Gentleman, b. 1897 ; d. 1926 ;
and two daus.

Gerard Lee Bevan, Gentleman, M.A. Trin. Coll., Camb.,
b. Nov. 9, 1869 ; m. Oct. 3, 1893, Sophie, dau. of John
Arthur Kenrick of Barrow Court, and has issue, twi, daus.
Owen Charles Bevan, Gentleman, b. Oct. 30, 1R70 ;
m. April 12, 1894, Mary, dau. of Theodore Bosanquet of
West Down, and has issue — Francis Hugh Bevan, Gentle-
man, b. March 5, 1895; and two daus. Res. — Shortacres,
Nutfield, Sussex.

Ivor Bevan. Gentleman, b. April 15, 1872; m. July 14,
1896, Ethel Jean, dau. of Sir Algernon Coote, Bart. Res. —

BEVAN (H. Coll.). Ermine, a bull passant between
three annulets gules. Mantling gules and argent. Crest
— On a wreath of the colours, a griffin passant or, sem^e of
annulets gules, holding in dexter claw two annulets inter-
laced also gules. Motto — " Deus praesidium."

Sons of Robert Cooper Lee Bevan, J.P , b 1809;
d. 1890; m. ist, 1836, Lady Agneta Elizabeth (d. 1851),
d. of Vice-Adm. Sir Joseph Sydney Yorke, K.C.B. ,
and sister of Charles Philip, 4th Earl of Hardwicke ;




and m. 2nd, 1856, Emma Frances (d. 1909), d. of

Rt. Rev. Philip Nicholas Shuttleworth, Bishop of

Chichester: —

Anthony Ashley Bevan, Gentleman, Scholar and Fellow

Trin. Coll., Camb. , and Lord Almoner's Professor in

Arabic, b. 1859. Res. —

Hubert Lee Bevan, Gentleman, i^. i860; tn. 1888, Isabella
Ellen, d. of Henri Wieniawski ; and has surv. issue —
Dorothy MiUicent Isabella.

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