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Sons of Arthur Birley, i. 1834 ; d. 1912 ; rn. 1864,
Julia, d. of William Peel:—
Philip Arthur Birley, Gentleman, fi. 1867; //;. 1892,
Frances Mary, d. of Rev. A. F. Thomas, Vicar of Rainow ;
and has i>sue — (i) Philip Lander Hirley, Gentleman, d
1899 (AVf. — III Ack Lane, Cheadle Hulme, Manchester) ;
(2) Arthur Richard Birley, Gentleman, d. 1908; (3) John
Derrick Birley, Gentleman, ^. 1910 ; Violet Mary; "and
Enid Marjorie. J^es. — Methven, Grange-over-Sands, Man-

Kenneth Peel Birley, Gentleman, d. 1868; ?n. 1900,
Rachel Mary, second d. of R. J. Moss of Ramleh, Egypt ;
and has issue— (i) Rupert Arthur Birley, Gentleman, d.
1903: (2) Geoffrey Peel Birley, Gentleman, 1^. 1907; (3)
Eric Hugh Birley, Gentleman, d. 1909; and Rachel Jane.
/?es. — Ramleh, Alexandria.
Maurice Birley, Gentleman, d. 1870. J^es. —
Leonard Birley, Gentleman, Bengal C.S.L, CLE., LC.S.,
Bengal, d. 1875 ; m. ist, 1902, Grace Dalgleish Smith ; and
by her, who d. igo6, ha.s issue- Robert Birley, Gentleman,
*. 1903 ; and Marion Grace ; m. 2nd, 190^', Jessie Craig,
d. of laie Maxwell Smith of Hursingpur, Tirhoot. Hes. —
8 Cavendish Road, Bournemouth.

Sons of Edmund Birley, Esq., J. P., d. 1817; m. 1846,

Caroline Dorothea {d. 1899), d. of Rev. Richard Moore,

Vicar of Lund : —

Edmund William Birley, Gentleman, d. 1854 ; m. 1888,

Jessie Macblane, d. of Ivie Mackie of Aughencairn, Castle

Dou las, N. B. , and widow of 1 homas Fildes of F^irlawn,

Lightham. J?ej. —

Richard M .ore Birley, Gentleman, i. 1859. J?es. —
Son of Thomas Langton Birley, Esq., J. P., of Carr
Hill, d. 1811 ; d. 1874 .' »'■ 1836, Anne {d. 1893), d. of
John irley of Wood End, Cumberland: —
Henry Langion Birley, Gentleman (g.v.).
Sons of Hutton Birley, Esq., J. P., 6. 1840; d. 1921 ;
m. 1865, AliceMary((/. 1875), d. of J.Henry Howard:—
Rt. Rev. Th mas Howard Birley, M.A., D.D., Bishop
of Zanzibar since 1925, formerly Archdeacon in Univer-
sities' Mission to Cential Africa, ^. 1865.

Percy Langton Birley, Esq., J. P. "Lanes, d. 1868; m.
1902, \ ary Emily, eldest d. of Henry Hassall of Bebing-
ton. Cheshi e ; ;ind has is-ue— Thomas Langton Birley and
Roger Hutton Birley, twins, d. 1917 ; and Alice Barbara
Mary. J?es. — Wrea Green, Kirkham.

William Arthur Hutton Birley, Gentleman, i. 1870.

Sons of Charles Addison Birley, Esq., J. P., of Bartle
Hall, late Major and Hon. Lt.-Col. sth Lancashire
Art. Vol., d. 1844; d. igo8 ; m. ii,F6, Gertrude Emily
(d. 1911), eldest d. of Thomas Fair of Westwood,
Lytham: —
Charles Fair Birley, Esq., Capt. Luke of Lancaster's
Own Yeo., Lord of the Manor of Wooc plumpton, d. 1889 ;
m. 1917, Eileen M., d. of Col. H. Rouse, C.B., D.S.O.,
R.A , and has issue :— Peter RouseAddiscn t irley, Gentle-
man, b. 1918 ; Anth( ny Addi:on Eirie\, Gent.eman, i.
1920. Seai—Banle Hall, Preston, Lanes.
Normanci Addison Birley, Gentleman, fi. 1898.
Son of Yate Birley of Ramsay, Isle of Man, 6. 1791 ;
d. 1P61 ; m. 1815, Nancy, d. of William Fisher of
Septimus Birley, Gentleman, i. 1841.

BIRRELL (L.O.). Parted per chevron or and azure
three roundels chequy, two and one, those in chief of the
second and argent, that in base of the last and of the
second. Mantling azure, doubled or. Crest — On a wreath
of the liveries, a cocoa plant proper. Motto — " Nihil sine

Son of Birrell, of , b.

<i- ; m. , , d. of :—

John Stewart Birrell, Gentleman, b. Res. —

Northfield, Balshagray Avenue, Glasgow, W.i.

BIRRELL of Uttershill (H. Coll., 18 Sept. 1924).
Sable, on a chevron engrailed between two castles in
chief, and a fleur-de-lys in base or, a flcur-de-lys of the
first between two pellets, all within a bordure engrailed
of the second. Mantling sable and or. Crest— On a
wreath of the colovirs, upon a mount vert, a double-
towered castle argent, portcullis sable, issuing from the
battlements a fleur-de-lys or. Motto — " Viriliter."
Livery — Black coat, yellow collar and waistcoat, gilt

Sons of James Birrell, Esq., J.P., of Uttershill,
Penicuick, Midlothian, b. 1832 ; u. 1909; by 2nd
wife, m. 1864, Jean Ireland, d. of James Weir, Writer,
of 5 Grove Street, Edinburgh : —
Walter Wood Birrell, Gentleman, b. 1867 ; m. 1889,
Agnes, d. of Dr. Robert Riddell, of Woodslee, Penicuick ;
and has issue — Jean Marion Dalziel. Res. — The White
House, Bentley Heath, Barnet, Herts. Club — R. Auto-

Edwin Thomas Fairweather Birrell, Esq., C.B. (1917),
C.M.G. {1915), Col. late Rov. Army Medical Corps,
M.B. (Edin.), has Order of White Eagle (Serbia) 4th class
with swords. Order of the Redeemer (Greece) 4th class,
medal for Military Merit (Greece) 3rd class, Order of St.
Anne (Russia) 2nd class, b. 1874 ; m. 1907, KateDavida,
3rd d. of the late David Gibson, of Jonsered, Sweden ;
and has issue — Walter Thomas Fairweather Birrell,
Gentleman, 6. 1922; Mary Eleonora. A'«.— Woodhouse

Chudleigh Knighton, Devon. Estate — Lyneham, Chud-

leigh Knighton. Club — Army and Navy.

Only surv. son of John Birrell, Esq., J. P., V.D., Hon.
Col. R.A.S.C, Highland Div. (T.F.), of AUander
House, Milngavie (who was 2nd son of James Birrell,
by his ist wife, m. 1854, Elizabeth, d. of John
Martin, of Aberdeen), b. 1857 ; d. 1920 ; m. 1882,
Grace Margaret, d. of George Masson Buist, of
Buenos Ayres : —
James Edgar Birrell, Gentleman, b. 1898. Res. —

Allander House, Milngavie, nr. Glasgow,

WILLIAM MORLAIS BIKT, Gentleman. Bom 1874.
being the only son of William Henry Birt and Fanny, his
wife, youngest daughter of James Shipwright. Armorial




bearings — Party per chevron invected vert and or, two
turbots in chief, and in base a demi-leopard guardant,
holding in the dexter paw a branch of oak fructed all proper.
Upon the escutcheon is placed a helmet befitting his degree,
with a Mantling vert and or ; and for the Crest, on a
wreath of the colours, a demi-leopard guardant gules,
gutt6e-d'eau, charged with two bars wavy or, supporting
with the paws an anchor argent, cable sable, all between
two branches of oak fructed proper. Motto — " Facta non

verba." Livery — Green, yellow collar. Postal address —
42 Park Lane, London, W. Club — Wellington,

BISCOE (H. Coll.). Quarterly, i and 4, paly of six or
and vert, three greyhounds courant in pale ermine, each
gorged with a collar gold (for Biscoe) ; 2 and 3, argent, on
a fesse gules, between three garbs sable, a martlet or (for
Tyndale). Mantling vert and or. Crest— On a wreath of
the colours, on a mount vert, in front of an oak-tree, a grey-
hound courant proper, collared or, seizing a hare also
proper. Motto — "Confido non confunda." Livery —
Green and gold.

Sons of Henry Stafford Tyndale Biscoe, Esq., J. P.,
b. 1857; d. 1911 ; m. 1884, Frances Ethel, only child
of Francis Neil Primro5e of Bixley Hall, co. Norfolk :^

Robert Stafford Biscoe, Gentleman, /'. 1886; in. 1916,
Marguerite Eliza, d. of the late John George Wilson, of
Jamaica, and has isiue John Stafford Tyndale Biscoe,
Gentleman, b. 1918. Post. add. —

Archibald Biscoe, Gentleman, b. 1887

John Sewell Biscoe. Gentleman, b. 1894.

Thomas Winne Biscoe, Gentleman, h. 1897.

BISHOP. Gules, an eagle's head erased ermine between
four lozenges saltirewise argent, each charged with a
pheon sable. Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, an eagle's head erased per fesse
ermine and or, charged with two lozenges palewise, and
holding in the beak a pheon sable. Motto — " Pro Deo."
Sons of Charles Gamble Bishop, Esq., D.S.O., Major

R.E., b. 1878 ; killed in action 1917; m. 1904, Pearl,
d. of Rev. .Mleyne Hall, Rector of Chevening : —

Francis Charles Bishop, Gentleman, b. 1905. Res.—

John Alleyne Bishop, Gentleman, b. 1908.

Quarterly, i and 4, argent, a cross sable, between four
ogresses (for Clayton) ; 2 and 3, Bishop. Mantling
sable and argent. Crests — i. On a wreath of the colours,
a lion's gamb erased argent, holding an ogress sable
(for Clayton) ; 2. Bishop. Motto — " Quid leone fortuis."
Son of Bishop-Culpeper, of ,

b. ; m. , : —

William Alleyne Bishop-Culpeper-Clayton, Gentle-
man, Barrister-at-Law, Middle Temple, b. ; assumed
1917 the additional surname and arms of Clayton
Res. —

BISSETof Lessendrum(L.O. , 1884, orig. matric. 1672-7).
Azure, a bend argent.

Dau. of Major Mau:ice Elrington-Bisset, late R.E., b.

1854; d. 1909; m. 1884, Anna Isabella, d. of Capt.

W. S. Brinkley :—

Janet Kathleen, s. her brother 1915 ; m. '917, William

Turner Murray, temp. Capt. Gordon Highlanders ; assumed

the additional surname of Bis;et, r9i9. Seat — Lessendrum,


BLACK of Louth Park (H. Coll.). Azure, a chevron
between in chief two lions rampant, and in base a lym-
phad, sail furled argent, flags flying gules. Mantling
azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a
lion rampant argent, supporting a grappling iron erect
azure. Motto — " Fas est et ab hoste docere."

Son of William Black, Gentleman, of Great Grimsby,

d. 1875 :—
Sir Alec Black, istBart. (2 Feb. 1918), of Louth Park,
Lines., J. P. for Parts of Liiadsey, Lines., Steamship
Owner, of Great Grimsby, b. 1872 ; m. 1902, Florence
Mary, d. of David Smith, of Great Grimsby. Res. —
Field House, Great Grimsby. Clubs — Reform ; R.A.C. ;
County (Grimsby).

BLACK of Midgham Park (H. Coll., 1922). Argent,
a saltire sable, between two crescents in pale, and as
many mullets in fesse gules, on a chief of the second, three
trefoils slipped of the field. Mantling sable and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, issuant out of clouds,
a demi-lion rampant proper, charged on the shoulder with
a trefoil vert, and holding in the paws a fylfot sable.
Badge — Three acorns on one stem proper, and a trefoil
vert in saltire enfiled by a circlet or. Motto — " Non
crux sed lux."

Only son of Sir Robert James Black, ist Bt.,
b. i860 ; d. 1925 ; m. 1890, Ellen Cecilia, d. of Gen.
W. P. La Touche, LA. :—

Sir Robert Andrew Stransham Black, 2nd Bt. (19 Jime
1922), of Midgham, Berks., Lieut. 99th Bucks, and Berks.
Yeo. Field Bde. R.A. (T.A.), b. 1902 ; m. 1927, Ivy, d of
Brig.-Gen. Sir Samuel Wilson, K.C.M.G., K.B.E., C.B.
Seat — Midgham Park, Reading, Berks.

BLACK (L.O., 29 March 1910). Barry of eight gules
and argent, surmounted of a galley sable, sails furled and
oars in action, on a chief or, an anchor of the third between
two thistles slipped proper. Mantling gules, tloubled or.
Crest — On a wreath of liis liveries, an e4oile argent issuing
from a sea proper. Badge— A thistle slipped proper,
ensigned with a naval crown or. Motto—" Sidera duces."
Only son of Donald Black, of Lismore, Argyllshire,
b. 1842 ; d. 1902 ; w. 1863, Margaret {d. 1870), d. of
Duncan Cameron, of Ardeonaig, Perthshire: —
John Cameron Black, Esq., J. P. Co. of City of Glas-
gow, President of the Scottish Siiipmasters' Association,
Life Fellow of Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Incor.
poration of Hammermen (Glasgow), Master of C' urt,
Incorporation of Wrights (Glasgow), H.C.M.M. (London),
M.I.N. A. (London), xM.I.M.E. (London), M.R.S.A. (Lon-
don) (ret.), M.N. R.S., M.S.N.R., M.S.A.H.R., etc., served
with Royal Scots Greys (late and Dragoons), h. 1864;
tn. 1887, Eleanor 1 Peddie, d. of Charles Stewart Peddie,
Gentleman, of Dufftown, Banffshire, and has issue — (i)
Charles Stewart Peddie Black, Esq., M.C. and Bar, M.B. ,
Ch.B., late Major R.A. M.C. (T. ), served with the Serbian
Army Balkan War, 1912-13, and with S2nd Div. Gallipoli,




Egypt, Sinai, Palestine, France, Belgium, and Germany,
1914-1919 (despatches), has Order of St. Sava (Serbia),
b. 1887; (2) John Cameron Black. Naval Architect, B.Sc.
(Glasgow), A. I.N. A. (London), Temp. Capt. and .Adjutant

' I will." Livery—

armed and langued azure. Motto-
Black and white.

Only surv. s. of late Capt. William Connel Black, of

and Dragoons (Roy. Scots Greys), D. L. and J. P. co.

Peebles, b. 1839; d. 1895; '«• 1871, Florence Elizabeth,

d. of Hon. George Ponsonby Prittie : —
Florance William Black, Esq., J. P. Peeblesshire, M.A.
(Oxon.), b. 1879; m. 1902, Aldyth Lorna, d. of J. T. Darcy
Hutton of .Aldburgh and Marske, Yorks. ; and has issue —
Ian William D'Arcy Black, Gentleman, b. 1904; and
(Irma) Esm6 Hilda Evellyn, b. 1906. Seat — Kailzie,
Peeblesshire. Clubs — Carlton, Bachelors', New (Edin-

BL.ACK (L.O., 1909). Ermine, a saltire sable, in the
flanks two suns in tlieir splendour proper, on a chief en-
i^railed of the second, a roundel che(]uy argent and azure.
Mantling sable, doubled argent. Crest— On a wreath of
his liveries, a demi-lion couped sable, armed and langued
or. Motto—" Non crux sed lux."

Second son of William Black, b. \ d. ; m. ,

Isabella, d. of Jc hn Stewart :—

R.E., served in France, Belgium and Germany 1915-1919
(despatches), b. 1896. A'«.— Borghese, Queen's Park,
Glasgow ; 45 West Nile Street, GiasgtAv, C.i. C/ubs — Art ;
Royal Scottish Automobile ; and Locnrno (all Glasgow).

BLACK of Kailzie, co. Peebles (L.O. , 6 May 1902).
Argent, a saltire sable, on a chief of the last three wolves'

heads erased or. Mantlingsable, doubled argent. Crest
—On a wreath of of his liveries, a demi-lion rampant gules.

John Stewart Black, Barrister-at-Law, M.A., Judicial
Adviser to the Siamese Gt)vernnient, Grand Officer of the
Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant of Siam, b.




NORMAN SPENS BLACK, Gentleman. Bom, 1855,
beinj; the son of the late James Spens Black, Gentleman,
of Craigmaddie, co. Stirling. Armorial bearings (L.O. ,
1863) — Argent, asaltire sable, between three martlets in chief
and flanks, and a crescent in base gules, on a chief of the
second, three roses or. Mantling gules, doubled argent.
Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a demi-lion rampant
proper, gorged with a collar or. Motto — " Non crux sed
lux." Residence — i Grove Avenue, Blackrock, co. Dublin.

BLACK of Balgowan, co. Perth (L.O. , 20 Oct. 1905).
Argent, a saltire sable, on a chief of the last, three crescents
of the first. Mantling sable, doubled argent. Crest— On

a wreath of his liveries, a demi-lion rampant gules, armed
and langued azure. Motto — " I will."

Yr. son of James Black of Dalmonach, co. Dumbarton,
b. 1804 ; d. 1844 ; in. 1836, Margaret, d. of William
Simpson of Glasgow : —
James Scott Black, Esq., J. P., Capt. late nth Hussars,
b. 1841 ; /«. 1880, Louisa Isabel, d. of Samuel Arthur Sea-
well. Seat — Balgowan, Perthshire.

BLACK (L.O.). Argent, a saltire sable between two
escallops, one in a chief and one in base, and two cres-
cents in the flanks gules, on a chief engraUed of the
second, three trefoils slipped of the first. Mantling
sable, doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of the liveries,
a battleaxe erect, surmounted by a branch of laurel
on the dexter, and a branch of oak on the sinister, in
saltire, all proper. Motto — " Stand fast."

Son of Black, of , 6. ;

d. \ m. , d. of : —

Ian Hervey Stuart Black, Gentleman, h. . Res.

— Croy, Shandon, Helensburgh, co. Dumbarton.

BLACK (H. Coll.). Quarterly, gules and sable, in the
second quarter a dexter hand couped proper, and in the
third quarter a stag's head caboshed, between the attires
a cross patee fitch^e at the foot argent, over all a bend
or, charged with three mullets pierced of the field.
Mantling gules and or. Crest— On a wreath of the
colours, a dexter cubit arm couped in armour, the hand
proper holding a fret or. Motto — " Nil promisso tenacius."

Third son of Thomas Black of The Cedars, Beeston, co.

Notts, i. ; d. 1888 ; m. , Anne, d. of John

Cooper of Radford, Notts : —

Walter Black, Gentleman, d. 1B50; m. 1881, Eunice, d.
of George Stubley, Esq., J. P., of Carlton, Yorkshire; and
has issue — (i) George Hartwell Black, Gentleman, 6. 1882
[m. 1909, Gertrude Tomlin] ; (2) Tom Stubley Black,
Gentleman, <^. 1885 [m. 1910, Gwendoline Alice Cleaver];
(3) Walter Black, Gentleman, d. 1887; Annie Isabel [m.
1909, Spencer Henry Rook]; and Eunice Margery [m.
1909, Cyril William Milner]. Res.—

barton, formerly of Annathill, co. Lanark, Esq.,C.B. E.
(1919), J. P., LL.D. (Glasgow Univ.). Born 1857,
eldest son of the late George Black, Solicitor, of Glasgow, b.
1821 ; d. 1887, by his wife Catherine Boden, dau. of
William Steel of Annathill (by his marriage with Catherine,
only dau. of William Boden, Chester). Armorial bearings

(L.O. , 1900) — Argent, a saltire sable, on a chief of the
last, a wolfs head erased of the first, in the flanks two
furisons azure. Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest —
On a wreath of his liveries, a demi-lion gules, armed and
langued azure. Motto — "Non crux sed lux." Married,
1899, Anna Robertson (</. 1920), dau. of Robert Blackie,
Publisher, of Glasgow. Residence — Ardmay, Loch
Long, CO. Dumbarton ; Ramoyle, Dowanhill Gardens,
Glasgow. Clubs — Carlton, 1900, Royal Societies', Univer-
sity (Edinburgh), New (Glasgow), Scottish Automobile

BLACKBURN (H. Coll.). Argent, on a pale cottised
sable three antelopes' heads of the field, erased or. Mant-
ling sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours,
an antelope's head erased sable, charged on the neck with
two crosses patee fitchee in saltire or. Motto — " Persta
atque obdura."

Son of Blackburn, of ,

b. ; m. : —

George Ferneley Blackburn, Gentleman, b.

BLACKBURNE of Valence (R.L., 5 Aug. 1914 ; H.
Coll.). Argent, a fesse nebuly, between three
mullets sable, impaling the arms of Wingfield-




Stratford : quarterly, i and 4, barruly of ten argent and
azure, a lion rampant gules (for Stratford, Earls of Aid-
borough) ; 2 and 3, argent, on a bend gules, three pairs
of wings conjoined of the field (for VVingfield, Viscount
Powerscourt). Mantling sable and argent. Crest —
On a wreath of the colours, upon a mount vert, a trumpet
or, thereon a cock gules, beaked, combed, wattled,
spurred, and charged on the breast with a cinquefoil
gold. Motto — " Garde ta bien aimee."

Eldest son of William Peter Blackburne-Maze,

Gentleman, of Shaw House, Newbury, Berks., b.

1865 ; d. 1905 ; m. 1888, Evelyn Agnes (d. 1897),

d. of William Rathbone Duncan, of Toxteth Park,

Liverpool : —

Cecil Ireland Blackburne,Gentleman,F.R.G.S., 6.1889;

byR.L. 19 14 assumed the surname and anus of Black-

burne only ; m. 1915, RosaUnd Frances Cecily, only d.

of Brig.-Gen. C. V. Wingfield-Stratford, C.B., C.M.G.,

of Fartherwell Hall, West Mailing, Kent ; and has issue —

Denys Ireland Blackburne, Gentleman, b. 1917 ; Mona

Evelyn. Seat — Valence, Westerham, Kent. Club —


Hon. Col. of Special Reseive 3rd Batt. South Lancashire
Regt. (Mil.), J. P. and D. L. for Lanes., Lord of the Manor
of Hale. Born Oct. 13. 1850, being the only son of Col.
John Ireland Blackburne and M;iry, eldest dau. of Sir
Henry Bold Hoghton, Bart., of Hoghton Town, Preston,


Lancashire. Armorial bearings— Argent, a fesse nebuly,
between three mullets sable. Mantling sable and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, upon a mount vert, a

trumpet or, thereon a cock gules, beaked, combed, wattled,
spurred, and chargeii on the breast with a cinquefoil or.
Motto — " Come ut ieo sue." Livery — Dress: dark-blue,
retl waistcoat, silver braid, knee-breeches, silver buckles,
black silk stockings ; undress : dark-blue, red waistcoat,
silver buttons. Mariied, Feb. 5, 1885, Georgina Vernon,
youngest dau. of Col. Sir Gustavus Hume ; and has Issue —
(i) Gilbert Ireland Blackburne, Esq., .Major 3rd. Batt. S.
Lancashire Regt., b. 1887 [/«. 1910, Mellony Catherine
Isabel (Kitty), eldest d. of Lt.-Col. Charles a Court
Repingtoti, C.M.G. , of Amington Hall, Tamworth, and
has issue — Michael Robert Ireland Blackburne, Gentleman,
b. 1922] ; (2) John Ireland Blackburne, Gentleman, b. 1889 ;
and Mary Ireland. Estates — Hale and Orford. Seat —
Hale Hall, Liverpool. C/«i^— United Service.

BLACKDEN (H. Coll., 1912). Sable, three trefoils
slipped argent, on a chief indented or, two annulets gules.
Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the

colours, a demi-eagle displayed proper, charged on the
breast with a fylfot or. Motto—" Fidem servabo."

Sons of M. S. Blackden, Gentleman, of Boyne Park,
Tunbridge Wells, b. 1826; m. ist, 1862, Fanny, d. of
Rev. Thomas Ward Franklyn of Sydenham Hill ; 2nd,
1884, Mary EHzabeth, d. of Rev. J. R. Cotter, of
Colchester: — ,0 r. t^

Col. (Brig.-Gen.) Leonard Shadwell Blackden, C.B.E.,
b 1863; m. 1891, Mary Helen, d. of Rev. William Bennet
Pike, iM.A. ; and has surv. issue— (i) John Franklyn Black-
den, Esq., Capt. 6th D.C.O. Lancers, Indian Army, b.
1899 ; (2) William Leonard Blackden, Gentleman, b. 1901 ;
(3) Paul Chalfont Blackden, Gentleman, b. 1902 ; (4) Vyvian
Uuentery Blackden, Pilot Officer R.A.F., b. 1907; (5)
Walter Anthony Seton Blackden, Gentleman, b. 1913.
/?«.— The Jewell House, Marden, Kent. C///*j— United

Service, Alpine.

Marcus Worsley Blackden, Gentleman, b. 1864; m. 1909,
Hilda Alethea d. ol Hollond Franklyn, Gentleman, of
Longcroft Hall, Yoxall, Staffs. ; .ind has issue-Oh v




Hermione. Res. — Langley Lodge, Langley, Southampton.
Club — R. Southampton Yacht.

Seton Cotter Blackden, Gentleman, h. 1890. Res. —
Larchwood, Church Stretton, Shropshire.

Sons of Major Wiltred Blackden, b. 1862 ; d. on active
service 1916 ; m. : —

F. G. Blackden, Gentleman, b.

Blackden, Gentleman, b.

Blackden, Gentleman, b. ,

Res. — Byways, Yateley, Hants.

BLACKER of Carrickblacker (U.O.). Argent, on a
mount vert, a warrior in complete armour in the act of ad-
vancing towards the right, and brandishing in his dexter
hand a battleaxe pr per, from his shoulder a mantle flow-
ing gules. Mantling vert and argent. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, a dfxter armed arm embowed proper,
the hand gauntleted, and grasping a battleaxe proper.
Motto^" Pro Deo et rege."

Sons of Rev. Robert Shapland Carew Blacker, b. 1826 ;

d. 1913; 711. 1858, Theodosia Charlotte Sophia, d. of

George Meara: —
Edward Carew Blacker, Esq., LP. and D.L. co. Wexford,
High Sheriff 1908, b. 1863. Seat — Woodbrook, Ennis-
corthy, co. Wexford.

Lt.-Col. Stewart Ward William Blacker, D.S.O., J. P. co.
Armagh, served S. Africa, 1899-1900, and Great War,
1914-17, raised and comded. 9th Batt. Irish Fusiliers,
Officer'Legion of Honour ; b. 1865 ; m. 1903, Eva Mary Lucy
St. John, only child of Col. Edward Albert Fitz Roy of Hale
Place, Farnham, Surrey ; and has issue — (i) William
Desmond Blacker, Gentleman, b. 1903 ; (2) Robe t Stewart
Blacker, Gentleman, b. 1909 ; (3) Terence Fitz Roy Blacker,
Gentleman, b. 1910; Betty Mary; and Joan Lucy. Res. —
Carrick Blacker, Portadown, co. Armagh. Club — Naval
and Military.

Silver Bridge, co. Armagh ; and has issue — (1) Robert St.
John Blacker- Douglass, Gentleman, b. 1892 ; (2) Charles
Maxwell Blacker-Douglass, Gentleman, b. 1900 ; and Alice
Florence. Seats — Elm Park, Armagh ; Tullahennel, Bally-
longford ; Grace Hall, Lurgan.

St. John Douglass Stewart Blacker-Douglass, Gentleman,
b. 1871 ; m. 1897, Isabel, only d. of Major Pulteney, late
S2nd Regt. Res. —

BLACKETT of Newcastle-on-Tyne. Argent» on a

chevron between three mullets pierced sable, as many

escallops of the field. Mantling sable and argent. Cres t

— On a wreath of the colours, a hawk's head erased

proper. Motto — " Nous travaillerons en esp^rance."

Sons of Maj.-Gen. Sir Edward William Blackett,

7th Bart., C.B., b. 1831 ; d. 1909 ; m. 1871, Hon.

Julia Frances Somerville {d. 1913), d. of 17th Lord

Somerville : —

Sir Hugh Douglas Blackett, 8th Bart. (12 Dec. 1673),
of Newcastle, Northumberland, b. 1873 ; m. 1903, Helen
Katherine, d. of George William Lowther, of Swillington,
Yorks.; and has issue — (i) Charles Douglas Blackett, Esq.,
Lieut. The Bays, b. 1904 ; (2) George William Blackett,
Esq., b. 1906 ; (3) Francis Hugh Blackett, Esq., b. 1907 ;
(4) Rupert Henry Blackett, Esq. b. 191 1. Seats — Matfen
Hall, Newcastle-upon-Tyne; Bonnie Rigg, Bardon Mill
(both Northumberland). Clubs — Cavalry, Boodle's.

Arthur Edward Blackett, Esq., b. 1874 ; »«• 1917,
Diana de Bonetto, d. of Rudolph Goetz, Swiss Diplo-
matic Service. Res. — Stonerwood Park, Petersfield,

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