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wreath of the colours, a sword in pale argent, hilt in chief
or, enfiladed with a human heart gules, all between two




wings expanded argent. Motto — "Quorsum vivere mori,
mori vitae."

Sons of Everard Blencowe, d. 1809; d. 1889; w. 1854,

Georgiana Sophia Matilda, d. of Capt. Thomas Henry

Doyle, 75th kegt.: —

Major Henry Prescott George Blencowe, late 3rd Batt.

Border Regt., 6. 1858 ; m. 1908, Hannah Mary, elder d. of

Joseph jowitt of Bishop Thornton, Yorks., and widow of

Nicholas Fabyan Dawe. Seat —

Everard Prescott Blencowe, Gentleman, 6. i860, /^es. — •

Blencowe of Bineham. Same Arms, Crest, and Motto.

Sons of John Geoige Blencowe, Esq., M.A., J. P. and

D.L., of Bineham, co. Sussex, M.P. for Lewes 1860-5,

i. 1817 ; d. 1900 ; m. 1857, Frances, eldest d. of William

John Campion of Danny, Sussex : —

Robert Campion Blencowe, Esq., 6. 1858; m. ist. , 1886,

Augusta Frederica (</. 1905), d. of Frederick Bcughton

Newton Dickenson of Syston Court ; 2nd, 1894, Jessie, eld.

d. of Joseph Robert Wright, of Ades, Sussex. Seat —

Bineham, Chailey, near Lewes, Sussex. Clubs — Navaland

Military, County (Lewes).

John Ingiiam Blencowe, Gentleman, b. i860; m. 1889,
Mabel, d. of James Ingram of Ades, Chailey, Sussex; and
has issue— Margaret. Res. —

BLENNERHASSETT of Ballyseedy (Confn. U.O. 13
March 1808). Gules, a chevron ermine between three
dolphins embowed argent. Mantling' gules and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the c lours, a wolf sejant proper.
Motto — " Fortes fortuna juvat."

Son of Charles lohn Allanson Winn Blennerhassett,

Esq., of Ballyseedy, J. P. (Sheriff 1858), b. 1830; d.

1859 ; m. 1855, Marianne, d. of John Hickson, Esq. ,

J. P., D.L., of The Grove, Dingle':—
Arthur Blennerhassett, Esq., ^LB.E., J. P. and D.L. co.
Kerry (Sheriff 1878), iate Major 4th Batt. R. Munster Fus. ,
b. 1856; tn. 1882, Clara Nesta Richarda, M.B.E., only d.
of Desmond John Edmund Fitz Gerald, The Knight of
Glin ; and has issue — Nesta Georgie ; Hilda ; and Vera.
Seat — Ballyseedy House, nr. Tralee. Clubs — Kildare Street
(Dublin), Royal St. George's Yacht.

Sons of Rev. William Blennerhassett, b. \ d. ;

m. 1835, Emma Houssemayne, d. of F. Houssemayne

du Boulay : —
William Blennerhassett, Gentleman, b. ; m. 1904,

Isabella Sara, second d. of late Maxwell Aucketill of
Leatherhead, Surrey. Res. — Netley Firs, Hants.
Arthur Blennerhassett, Capt. R.N. , /^. . Res. —
Frank Blennerhassett, Gentleman, b. . Res. —

Only son of Sir Arthur Charles Francis Bernard

Blennerhassett, sth Bart., b. 1871 ; d. 1915; tn. 1899,

Mary Frances, only d. of late Baron Aretin of Haiden-

burg :—
Sir Marmaduke Casimir Henry Joseph Blennerhassett,
6th Bart. (L/'.K. 22 Sept., 1809), b. 1902. Res. — Cleveland
House, St. James's Square, S.W. Post. add.

Only surv. son of Rt. Hon. Sir Rowland Blennerhassett,

P.C., 4th Bart., b. 1839 ; d. 1909 ; tn. 1870, Ccuntess

Charlotte de Leyden : —
William Lewis Rowland Paul Sebastian Blennerhassett,
Esq., D.S.O. , O.B. E. , temp. Capt. Intelligence Corps,
b. 1882 ; m. 1910, Olivia Frances, yr. d. of the late Sir
Thomas Fraser Grove, 1st Bart, of Feme, Wilts. ; and has
issue— Casimir Paul Francis Rowland William Blenner-
hassett, Gentleman, b. 1911. Club — Savile

Son of Rowland Ponsonby Blennerhassett, Esq., K.C.

and a Bencher of the Inner Temple, J. P. co. Kerry,

M.P. for Kerry 1872-1885, b. 1850; d. 1913; m. 1876,

Mary Beatrice, youngest d. of Walter Armstrong of

Ennismore Gardens, S.W. : —
Richard Francis Ponsonby Blennerhassett, Gentleman, b.
1879; w. 1914, Silvia, only d. of the late Frederick Myers,
of Leckhampton, Cambridge, and has issue — Diana Mary
Ponsonbv. 5<fa/— Kells, co. Kerry. Town res. — 52 Hans
Place, S.W. Club— Brooks.

BLICK (H. Coll., 1800). Sable, on a chevron between

three leopards' faces erminois, as many mullets gules.

Hantlin^ sable and or. Crest— On a wreath of the colours,

a leopard passant argent, semde of mullets sable. MottO —

" Ne trepide caute eo. " Livery — Dark blue, silver facings.

Sons of Thomas Edward Blick, Gentleman, M.R.C.S. ,

b. 1841 ; d. 1893 ; m. 1867, Anne, d. of late John

Baylis of Maynes Hill, Winslow, Bucks. : —

Graham Thomas Baylis Blick, Esq., J. P. Western

Australia, M.R.C.S. (Eng.), L.R.C.P. (Lond.), b. 1868;
m. 1903, Margaret Charlotte, d. of Frank Biddies, Esq.
J. P. Western Australia; and has issue — Thomas Graham

Penn Blick, Gentleman, b. 1905 ; and Dorothy Anne.

Penn William Curie Blick, Gentleman, b. 1869. Res.^

BLIGH (U.O. , 1721). Azure, a griffin segreant or,
armed and langued gules, between three crescents
argent. Mantling azure and or. Crest — On a wreath of
the colours, a griffin's head erased or. MottO — " Finem

Heir-general and only d. and h. of Edward Henry
Stuart Bligh, 7th Earl of Darnley and i6th Baron
Clifton of Leighton Bromswold, b. 1851 ; d. 1500 ;
m. 1899, Jemima Adeline Beatrice, d. of late Francis
J. L. Blackwood of Norton Court : —
The Rt. Hon. Elizabeth Adeline Mary Bligh, Baroness
(17th) Clifton of Leighton Bromswold (9 July 1608),
Barrister-at-Law, Lincoln's Inn, 1926 [Arms as above
on a lozenge. Supporters of Barony — Two wild boars
proper], b. 22 Jan. 1900. Res. — 18 Markham Square,

Sons of The Rt. Hon. Ivo Francis Walter Bligh, Sth
Earl of Darnlev, B.A. Camb., D.L. Kent, Hon.
Col. 4th V.B. Roy. W. Kent Regt., b. 1859; d.
1927; m. 1884, Florence Rose, D.B.E., d. of
John Stephen Morphy of Beechworth, Victoria,
Australia: —
Rt. Hon. Esm6 Ivo Bligh, 9th Earl of Darnley (29 June
1725), Visct. Darnley of Athboy (7 March 1723), and Baron
Clifton of Rathniore (14 Sept. 1721), Maj. late R.A. [Sup-
porters of Earldom — Two griffins or, ducally gorged and
chained], b. 1886; ;/:. ist. 1912, Daphne Rachel (marriage
dis. 1920), only d. of Hon. Alfred J. Mulholland ; 2nd,
1922, Nancy, d. of Capt. Archibald Kidston and Lady
Windham, and has issue — Peter Stuart Bligh, Esq.,
commonly called Lord Clifton of Rathmore, b. 1915 ; and
Lady Margaret Rose. Seat — Cobham Hall, nr. Gravesend,
Kent. Res. — Westlands Farm, Burstcw, Horley, Surrey.
C/k*— Bath.

Hon. Noel Gervase Bligh, D.S.O., Lieut. -Col. late Ritle
Bde. (Downe Lodge, Kent), b. 1888 ; jn. 1912, Mary Jack,
d. of the late Capt. George Alfred Frost, R.A. , and has
issue — Jasmine Lydia ; and Susan Rachel. Res. — Kent-
wins, Nuffield, Surrey.

Son of Lodovick Edward Bligh, Esq., Major late 3rd

Batt. Buffs, J. P. Kent, b. 1854; d. 1924; m. 1886,

Marion Louisa, d. of Rev. F. A. S. Savile : —

Algernon Stuart Bligh, Esq., b. 1888; m. 1922, Dora

Joan, d. of T. Lovelace, of Minehead, Somerset, and has

issue — Noel Edward Bligh, Gentleman, b. 1926 ; and Audrey

Diana. Res. — Amberlev House. Minehead.





Son of Major Frederick Cherburgh Bligh of Brittas,

J. P., b. 1829; d. 1901; m. 1858, Emily Matilda, d.

of Hinton East : —
Frederick Arthur Bligh, Esq., J. P. co Meath, late
Capt. R.A. , b. i86i; m. 1898, Mary Wentworth, d. of Lt.-
Gen.Wentworth Forbes, and lias issue — Gwendolen Mary.
5«a/— Brittas, Nobber, co. Meath.

Son of Charles Bligh, Gentleman, b. Tfio8 ; d. 1892;

m. 1837, Fanny Catherine, d. ol Sii William George

Parker, Bart. : —
William George Bligh, Gentleman, ^. . Res. —

BLIGHT (H. Coll.). Azure, a mullet between two
bendlets or, the whole between as many roses slipped
and leaved argent, on a chief of the last a scroll fessewise
proper, tied with a riband gules, between two standing
partly opened books showing backs, also proper, the
book on the sinister marked with the figure VII. sable.
Mantling azure and or. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a griffon rampant or holding in the dexter
claw a scroll proper. Motto — " Tenax propositi vinco."
Son of BUght, of , b.

m. : —

James Blight, Gentleman, b. . Res. —

, being the son of the late Samuel Wilson Block.
Armorial bearings— Argent, on a chevron azure, between
two falcons in chief proper, belled or, and a mount
vert, thereon the stump of an oak-tree sprouting out a
branch to the sinister also proper in base, three roses of the
field, barbed of the fourth and seeded gold. Mantling
azure and argent. Crest -On a wreath of the colours, a
mount vert, thereon an eagle, wings elevated proper, seizing
with tiie dexter claw an owl argent. Married, 1903, Hilda
Rose Nugent Johnstone. Res. —

BLOFELD of Hoveton House (H. Coll., Vn. Norfolk,
1664). Sable, a chevron between three trefoils slipped or.
Son of John Calthorpe Blofeld, Esq., J. P., b. 1874;
d. 1920; 7n. 1902, Isabel Clare, d. of Thomas Henry
Bunoughes, Esq., D.L. , J. P., of Kelton Cottage,
Stamford : —
Thomas Robert Calthorpe Blofeld, Gentleman, b. 1903.
Seat— Wo\eU>\\ House, Norwich. Cluhs — Oxford and
Cambridge, Norfolk County (Norwich).

Sons of Rev. Robert Singleton Blofeld, M.A. (Camb.),

J P., Rector of Sparham, Norwich, b. 1839; m. 1867,

Fanny Louisa {d. 1886), d. of Rev. William Boycott,

M.A., Rector of Wheatacre Burgh, Suffolk: —

Rev. Francis Singleton Blofeld, late Rector of St.

Matthew's, Nassau, Bahamas, 1^.1868; m. 1903, Frances

Mary, d. of John Gaymer of North Walsham, and has

issue— John Singleton Blofeld, Gentleman, b. 1904. Res. —

47 Surrey Street, Norwich.

Arthur Robert Blofeld, Gentleman, 1^. 1870 ; w. 1900,
Amy Dora, d. of John H. D. Steel.

Alfred Grose Blofeld, Gentleman, b. 1873.

BLOIS of Grundisburgh Hall. Gules, a bend vair
between two fleurs-de-lys argent. Mantling gules and
argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a gauntlet
proper, holding a fleur-de-lys. Motto — " Je me fie en

Sons of Sir John Ralph Blois, 8th Bart., b 1830 ;

d. 1888 ; m. 1865, Eliza Ellen {^d. 1924), d. of Capt.

Alfred Chapman, R.N. : —
Sir Ralph Barrett Macnaughton Blois, gth Bart.
(15 April 1686), of Grundisburgh Hall and CockfieldHall,
both CO. Suffolk, Capt. (ret.) Scots Gds., D.L., and
(1905) High Sheriff co. Suffolk, b. 1866 ; m. 1898,
Winifred Grace Hegan, d. of Col. Edmund Kennard,
M.P., of Great Tangley Manor, Guildford ; and has
issue — Gervase Ralph Edmund Blois, Esq., Lieut. Scots
Gds., b. 1901 ; Carol Edward John Blois, Esq., b. 1906 ;
Iris Freda ; Christian Frances ; Flavia Ria Joan. Seat —
Cockfield Hall, Yoxford, Suffolk. Town res. — Mex-
brough House, 33 Dover Street, W. Clubs — Conservative,

Eardley Steuart Blois, Esq., T.D., Major (ret.) Middx.
Yeo., b. 1869 ; m. 1916, Violet Mary, d. of Thomas Sproat,
of Port Mary, Kirkcudbright ; and has issue — (i) Thomas
Eardley Blois, Gentleman, b. 1918 ; (2) Michael Steuart
Blois, Gentleman, b. 1919 ; (3) Robert John Blois, Gen-
tleman, b. 1923 ; Eileen Mary. Res. — Port Mary House,

Stephen Russell Blois, Esq., Lieut, (ret.) E. Surrey
Regt., b. 1870 ; m. 1919, EmiHe Freeman {d. 1925), d of
Martin Schultz, Banker, of Philadelphia. Res. — 18 Beau-
fort Gardens, S.W.3.

Rev. Gervase Varmeck Blois, Rector of Hanbury,
Bromsgrove, Worcs., b. 1881, ; m. 1914, Hon. Hester
Pakington, d. of 3rd Baron Hampton ; and has issue —
Anthony Gervase Blois, Gentleman, b. 1918 ; David
Pakington Blois, Gentleman, b. 1923 ; Evelyn Hester ;
Margaret Elain Elizabeth Mary. Res. — Hanbury Rectory,
Bromsgrove, Worcs.

Son of Maj. Dudley George Blois, D.S.O., R.F.A.,
who was 5th son of 8th Bart., b. 1875 ; d. 1916 ;
m. 1914, Georgiana Isabella {Res. — 22 Bryanston
Mansions, W.i), d. of Adm. Sir Compton Domvile,
G.C.B., G.C.V.O. :—
John Dudley Blois, Gentleman, b. 1913.

BLOMEFIELD (H. Coll., 2 Nov. 1807). Sable, on a
chevron argent, a branch of laurel between two bomb-shells
fired proper, on a canton or, a spear-head embrued proper.
Mantling sable and argent. Crest — Issuant from a mural
crown argent, a demi-heraldic tiger azure, armed and tufted
or, collared argent, holding a sword broken in the middle

Son of Thomas Charles Alfred Blomefield, Esq.»
Comdr. R.N. (eld. son of 4th Bart.), b. 1875 ; d. of
wounds received in action 1915 ; m. 1904, Margaret
Josephine, d.of Edward Palmer Landon, of Wimble-
don, Surrey :—
Sir Thomas Edward Peregrine Blomefield, 5th Bart.
(14 Nov. 1807), b. 1907. Res. —

2nd son of Sir Thomas Wilmot Peregrine Blomefield
4th Bart., C.B., of Windmill House, Lichfield,
Staffs., b. 1848 ; d. 1928 ; m. 1874, Lilias, d. of the
late Major the Hon. Charles Napier, of Woodlands,
Taunton : —
Nigel Napier Blomefield, Esq., late Lieut. R.F.A.,
(T.F.), b. 1877. Res.—

Sons of Wilmot Blomefield, Esq., O.B.E., Lt.-Col.
late R.E. (3rd son of 4th Bart.), b. 1878 ; d. 1926 ;
m. 1907, Jessie Leila {Res. — Gerrards Cross,
Bucks.), d. of William Hodges, of East Bridgford,
Notts. :—
William Edward Blomefield, Gentleman, b. 1912.
Peregrine Maitland Blomefield, Gentleman, b. 1917.
Son of Rev. Samuel Edward Blomefield (son of Sir
Thomas William Blomefield, 2nd Bart, and Salome
Kekewich), B.A. (Camb.), Rector of Burnham Sutton
and Vicar of Overy, Norfolk, b. 1823 ; d. 1903 ; m. 1850,
Jean Abigail, d. of John Macwhirter, M.D. : —
Edward Hugh Blomefield, Esq., M. V.O. , *. 1852; m. i888,
Lilian Emily, d. of Rev. Henry Augustus Marsh, late Vicar
of Tuxford, Notts. ; and has issue — Allan Herbert Blome-
field, Gentleman, b. 1891 ; and Edith Alicia [m. 1913,
Robert John Goldsmid Levien]. Res. — Ardres, Pem-
bury, Kent.

Son of Rev. John Blomefield, M.A. (Camb.), i. 1824;

d. 1908; w. 1850, Sophia Elizabeth, d. of Rev. J.

D'Arcy Preston of Askham Bryan, co. Yorks. : —

Lawrence Woodyeare Blomefield, Gentleman, late Lieut.

3rd Batt. Yorkshire Regt., b. 1870; m. 1899, Celia Nora,

d. of the late A. B. Caldwell; and has issue — (i) John

Woodyeare Blomefield, Gentleman, b, 1903 [m. 1927,

Dorothea, d. of Arthur Farr, of Fair View, Somerset East,

Cape Colony] ; Sophia Emily; and Francis Celia. Res. —

4 Castle Hill Mansions, East London, S. Africa.

Sons of Rev. Charles David Blomefield, formerly British
Chaplain at Munich, B.A. (Camb.), b. 1836; d. 1907 ;
m. 1870, Marguerite, d. of Henry Meyer: —
Charles Allan Blomefield, Gentleman, b. 1871 ; m. 1902,
Minnie Otway, d. of Loftus Otway Burrowes ; and has
issue — (i) Allan Arthur Blomefield, Gentleman, b. 1903;
(2) Loftus Charles Blomefirld, Gentleman, b. 1905. Res. —
8 St. John's Road, Houghton, Johannesburg, Trans-

Rev. Henry Arthur Gilbert Blomefield, Rector of Sher-
ington, Bucks., B.A. (Camb.), b. 1876; m. 1903, Mary
Lilian, d. of S. Wallis Frost; and has issue — Lilian
Margaret; and Beatrice Leila. Res. — The Rectory,
Sherington, Bucks.

Gen. Sir BINDON BLOOD, G.C.B. (1909), K.C.B.
(1896), C.B. (1891), has fourth class Order of the Osmanieh,




served with Jowaki Expedition 1897-98 (medal with clasp),
in S. AfriL-an War 1879 (medal with cl.isp), in Afghan War
1879 80 (medal), with Egyptian Expedition 1882, present
at Battle of Tel-el- ls.ebir (mentioned in despatches, medal
with clasp, bronze siar), with Chitral Relief Force 1895, as
Chief Staff Ofl'icer (mentioned in despatches, medal with
clasp), in omimand ol Malakand Field Force 1897 (men-
tioned in despatches), and in command of Buner Field Force
1898 (mentioned in despatches, two clasps), commanded a
Division in South Africa 1901 (menli' ned in despatches,
medal with two clasps). Born 1842, being the eldest son of
the late William Bindon Blood, Esq., J.l'., of Cranagher,
CO. Clare. Armorial bearings— Quarterly, i and 4, argent,
a fesse indented gules between six martlets sable (for
Blood); 2 and 3, gules, three escallops argent, within a
bordure engrailed or (for Bindon). Mantling gules and
argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, is^uant from
waves of the sea, a demi-figure of Neptune all proper.
Motto — " Honor virtutis premium." .XLirried, 1883,
Charlotte E., dau. of Sir Auckland Colvin, K.C.S.I.,
K.C.M.G., CLE. ; and has surv. issue -Charlotte Caris-
sima [m. 1910, Lt.-Col. Richard Hugh Royds Brocklebank,
D.S.O., late 9th Queen's Royal Lancers]. Post, add.—
59 Cadogan Square, S.W. i. C/«i^j— Marlborough, Rane-

BLOOD of Ballykilty (Confn., U.O., 3 Feb. 1896).
Argent, on a fesse indented gules, between six martlets sable
two crescents or. Mantling gules and argent. Crest— On
a wreath of the colours, issuant from waves of the sea, a

demi-figure of Neptune proper. MottO — "Honor virtutis
pr.emium." Livery — Dark bluecoat, silver buttons, striped
waistcoat, drab breeches.

Sons of John Blood, Gentleman, b. 1849 ; d. 1912 ;

m. ist, 1878, Jane, d. of Thomas Studdert of Bally-

hannan, co. Clare: —
Charles Fitzgerald Blood, Gentleman, b. 1879; temp.
Capt. R.A.S.C. 1914-18, High Sheriff co. Clare 1921 ; m.
1914, Hon. Gladys, d. of ist Baron Terrington ; and has
issue: — Bindon Fitz Gerald Blood, Gentleman, b. 1915.
Postal add. — Ballvkiltv, Quin, co. Clare.

William Holcrbft Blood, Esq., M.V.O. , Maj. Queen
Victoria's Own Corps of Guides (Frontier Force), b. 1887 ;
served Great War 1914-18 (desp.), Bt.-Maj. 1918,
D.A.Q.M.G. 3rd Afghan War, 1919 ; w. 1920, IreneCecilia,
eld. d. of Capt. Montgomery-Hawkins, of Holme Lodge,
Charminster, Dorset ; and has issue : — John Hector Blood,
Gentleman, b. 1923; and Maureen Joyce. Postal add. —
Mardan, N.W.F.P., India.

Sons of Joseph Fitzgerald Blood, Gentleman, M.A. ,
M.U., L.M., R.C.P.I.; Surgeon- Major Bengal Army,
b. 1853; d. 1924 ; m. 1887, Elizabeth (d. 1925), d. of
the late Henry James Dudgeon of I'he Priory, Stillorgan,
CO. Dublin : —

Brian Blood, Gentleman, B.A. (Oxford), b. 1889.

Morice Blood, Esq., Lieut.-Comdr. R.N., b. 1897.

BLOOMFIELD (U.O.). Quarterly, i and 4, argent,
three lozenges conjoined in fesse gules, between as
many cinquefoils azure, on a canton of the last a plume
of three ostrich feathers of the first, issuant from a ducal
coronet or (for Bloomfield) ; 2. azure, three tops of
wells in masonry or (for Caldwell) ; 3, vaire argent
and sable (for Meynell). Mantling gules and argent.
Crest — A bull's head proper, issuant from a mural
crown or, charged with two cinquefoils as in the arms.
Motto — " Fortes fortuna juvat."

Only surv. son of Fitzmaurice Gustavus Bloomfield,
Esq., J. P., of New Park, co. Kilkenny, 6. 1824 ;
d. 1894 ; m. 1848, Henrietta Sophia, d, of John
Commerell, of Stroode Park, Sussex : —

Godfrey Herbert Bloomfield, Esq., J. P. co. Waterford,
High Sheriff (1917) co. Kilkenny, h. 1865 ; m. 1896,
Emmeline Louisa, d. of Sir John Arnott, Bart. ; and
has issue — Fitzmaurice John Commerell Bloomfield,
Gentleman, b. 1897 ; Gustavus Herbert William
Bloomfield, Gentleman, b. 1899; Kathleen Lily Ives;
and Dorothy Sophia Caldwell. Res. — New Park,
co Waterford. Clubs — Carlton, Kildare Street



BLOUNT of Sodington. Barry nebuly of six or and
sable. Mantling sable and or. Crest — ^On a wreath of
the colours, an armed foot in the sun. Motto — " Lux
tua via mea."

Sons of Sir Walter de Sodington Blount, 9th Bart.,

J. P., D.L., b. 1833 ; d. 1915 ; m. 1874, Elizabeth

Anne Mould, F.R.S.L., F.S.A. {Res.— The New

City, nr. Bognor), d. of James Williams, of Cader

Idris : —

Sir Walter Aston Blount, loth Bart., of Sodington,

Worcs. (6 Oct. 1642), b. 1876. Res. — Mawley, Cleobury

Mortimer, Salop ; The New City, nr. Bognor.

Edward Robert Blount, Lieut, (ret.) R.A.F., b. 1884 ;
m. 1914, Violet Ellen, d. of Grant Fowler, M.LC.E.,
F.R.A.S. ; and has issue — Walter Edwin Alpin Blount,
Esq., b. 1917 ; Diana Appolonia. Res. —

BLOUNT (H. Coll.) Barry nebuly of six or and sable.
Mantling sable and or. Crest — Upon a wreath of the
colours, a sun in splendour charged with a gauntlet proper.
Motto — " Lux tua via mea."

Son of Henry Edmund Blount, Esq., b. 1844 ; d. 191 1 ;

m. 1869, Marguerite Marie Hyacinthe, d. of Charles

Paul Marie Moreau de la Rochette, Baron de la

Rochette : —
Edward Aston Charles Marie Blount, Esq., O.B.E., J. P.
Sussex, b. 1874; m. 1897, Clara Maret, O.B.E., d. of
Due de Bassano ; and has issue— 2 daus. Seat — Imber-
horne, E. Grinstead, Sussex.


BLUNDELL of Crosby (R.L. 1772, H. Coll.). Sable,
ten billets argent. Mantling sable and ;irgent. Crest-
On a wreath of the colours, a demi-lion rampant sable, in
the paws a tau fitch^e erect argent. MottO— " In omnibus
requiem quaesivi."

Son of Francis Nicholas Blundell, b. 1853; d. 18S4 ;

m. 1879, Mary, d. of late Michael James Sweetman of

Lamberton Park, Queen's Co. : -
Francis Nicholas Blundell, Esq., J. P., D.L. co. Lanes.,
B.A. (Oxon), Lord of the Manors of Great and Little
Crosby, late Capt,. Lanes. Hussars 'Veo., M. P. Ormskirk
Div. siiice 1922, ^.1880; m. 1918. Theresa Victoria, 2nd d.
of the late Wilfred Ward, of Northwood Park, Cowes,
low.- and has issue — Nicholas Blundell, Gentleman,
*. 1925.' Seat— The Hall, Crosby, near Liverpool. Club—




Coll.). Quarterly, i and 4, per bend argent and ermine,
on a cross gules, a trefoil slipped or (Hollinshead); 2 and 3,
lozengy erminois and sable, on a bend wavy gules, three
billets argent (Blundell). Mantling gules and argent. Crests
— I. on a wreath of the colours, a heron argent, in the
beak a trefoil slipped vert, behind the heron, two tilting-
spears in saltire gules, headed proper (Hollinshead) ; 2. on
a wreath of the colours, a mount vert, thereon a squirrel
sejant under an oak-tree eating a nut all proper (Blundell).
[The arms of Blundell formerly in use by the family were:

Lozengy or and sable. Crest — A squirrel sejant, eating a
nut all proper\

Son of Rev. Thomas Blundell-Hollinshead-Blundell,

M.A. (Oxon. ), Rector of Halsall, Hon. Chaplain to

^.Queen Victoria and to King George, b. 1834 ; d. 1905 ;

m. 1865, Adelaide (d. 1900), d. of late Sir Francis

Dugdale Astley, Bart., of Everley, Wilts. : —

Cuthbert Leigh Blundell-Hollinshead-Blundell, Esq.,

O. B.E. , Maj. (ret.) Gren. Gds. , served in S. Africa 1900-2,

and Great War, b. 1879 ; m. 1907, Marjorie Gertrude

Marcia, d. of Sir Francis A'-tley-Corbett, 4th Bart. ; and has

issue — Bridget Gertrude ; Elizabeth Alice. Res. — Slaugham

Place, Hayward's Heath, Sussex.

f^BLUNDEN (Confn. 14 Nov. 1838, U.O.). Quarterly,
I and 4, argent ten billets, four, three, two and one sable
(Blundell) ; 2 and 3, or, a lion passant guardant per pale
gules and sable (Blunden). Mantling sable and argent.
Crests — I. on a wreath of the colours, a demi-lion rampant
per fesse sable and argent, armed and langued gules ; 2. on
a wreath of the colours, a griffin segreant vert, armed and
winged or. Motto — " Cedamus amori."

Sons of Sir John Blunden, 5th Bart., b. 1880 ; d. 1923 ;

m. 1918, Phyllis Dorothy, d. of Philip Crampttn

Creaghe, R.M. (ret.), Kilkenny: —
Sir William Blunden, 6ih Bart. (12 March 1766), of
Castle Blunden, co. Kilkenny, b. 1919. Seat — Castle
Blunden, co. Kilkenny.

Philip Overington Blunden, Esq., b. 1922.

Only surv. son of Sir William B'unden, 4th Bart.,

b. 1840; d. 1923; m. 1879, Florence Caroline, d. of

Henry Shuttleworth of New Zealand: —
Eric Overington Blunden, Esq., B.A. , B.A.I. Uub. ,
A.M.I.C.E., Hon. Lieut. R.E., served Great War
(despatches), b. 1892; m. 1918, Bridget Constable, d. of
Henry Constable Curtis ; and has issue — Josephine Bridget
Annette. Res. — Ranskill, nr. Doncaster.

Only surv. son of Sir John Blunden, 3rd. Bart. , b.

1814; d. 1890; m. 1839, Elizabeth, d. of John Knox

of Castlerea, co. Mayo : —

Edward Herbert Blunden, Esq. , b. 1847 ; Barrister-at-
Law. /?«.-Sydney, N.S.W.

Son of Abraham Blunden, Esq., L. R.C.S. (Edin.), b.

1852; d. 1893; m. 1881, Mary Josephine, d. of Richard

J. Magee, Surg.-Maj. : —

Abraham Blunden, Gentleman, late Lieut. Waterford

R. F. Reserve Art., b. 18S7. i?«.— .Mosaphir, Mardyke,


BLUNT of Lamberhurst (H. Coll. , 1910). Barry nebuly
of six per pale or and sable, counterchanged. Mantling
sable and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, issuing
from clouds, a sun in splendour, charged with an eye, all
proper. MottO— " Lux tua vita mea."

Sons of Sir John Harvey Blunt, 8th Bart. , Capt. ist Batt.

Roy. Dublin Fus. , b. 1839; d. 1922; m. 1870, Susan

\d. 1917), d. of P. Hoad:—
Sir John Harvey Blunt, 9th Bart. (17 June 1720), late
Capt. Natal Border Police, served in S. Africa 1899-1902
(3 medals, 8 clasps), and Great War, with R.A.S.C, b.

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