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of the third between two fountains. Mantling gules and
argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a demi-heraldic
tyger rampant argent, tufted sable, holding between the
paws a fountain, charged on the shoulder with a sixfoil
azure. Motto — " Fac pro viribus." Livery — White, with
red facings.

Son of Lieut. -Col. Robert Bourne, J. P., D.L., of
Cowame Court, b. 1832; rf. 1915 ; m. 1857, Anna
Eliza, d. of Samuel Baker, of Lvpiatt Park, Glos. : —
Gilbert Charles Bourne, Esq., J.'P., D.L., M.A., D.Sc.
(Oxon.), F.R.S., Fell, of Winchester Coll., formerly
Fellow of New CoU., Oxford, and Linacre Professor of
Geology and Comparative Anatomy, and Fellow of
MertonColl., Lieut.-Col. and Hon. Col. (ret.) Shropshire
L.I., b. 1861 ; m. 1887, Constance, d. of Sir John Croft,
Bart. ; and has issue — Robert Croft Bourne, Esq.,
Capt. (ret.) Hereford Regt., M.P. O.xford, 1924, b. 1888
[m. 1917, Lady Hester, d. of 4th Earl Cairns,
and has issue — Robert Morice Anthony Bourne, b. 1918;
John Wilfrid Bourne, b. 1922 ; Sheila Desiree] ; and
Cicely Radcliffe. Res. — Tubney House, Abingdon,

JOHN BOURNE, Esquire, J. P. and D.L. Stafford-
shire. Born 1850, being the eldest son of the late
John Bourne, by his wife Ethel, dau. of John Mason of
Lymington, co. Hants. Armorial bearings— Argent, on
a mount vert, and in base harry wavy of four of the field
and azure, a castle triple-towered gules, two flaunches of the
last, on a chief nebuly of the third, the sun in splendour
between two estoiles of the first. Mantling vert and argent.
Crest— On a wreath of the colours, on a mount vert, a
pegasus salient per fesse or and gules, charged on the body
with two fountains proper, in the mouth a trefoil slipped
vert. Motto — " Hasc omnia transeunt." Married, 1881.
Helen Margaretta, dau. of the late C. W. Faber, Esq.,
D. L. , J. P. ; and has Issue — Gladys Ethel Mary [;«. 1907,
Cairnes Derrick Carrington Candy, and has issue] ; and
Muriel de Dibon [;«. 1909, C. T. L. Otway Waller]. Seat
— Hilderstone Hall, Stone, Staffordshire. Club — Junior

BOURNES. Per chevron azure and argent, in chief
two mullets pierced or, and in base a bugle-horn sable,
garnished of the third and stringed gules. Mantling
azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a
garb between two doves respecting each other, all proper.
Motto — " Vincit qui patitur." Livery — Dark blue.





Son of George Smith Bournes, Gentleman, of Rossport
House, Belmullet, b. 1828; m. 1855, Elizabeth Hartley
Isabella, eldest dau. of Charles Persse Wallace, Esq.,
of Lime Park, co. Galway, J. P. for that co. , and late
of 40th Regt. : —

Rev. George Henry Bournes, B.A. (Corpus Christi
Cantab.), Clerk in Holy Orders, b. 1873. Estate —
Rossdhu, CO. Mayo. Seat — Rossport House, Belmullet,

BOUSFIELD of Nottingham (H. Coll., 1911). Gules,
two chevrons interlaced or, between in chief two plates,
each charged with a cross couped of the first, and in base
a fountain proper. Mantling gules and or. Crest— On a
wreath of the colours, a bull passant sable, supporting in
the sinister fore-leg a flag-staff bendwise proper, flowing
therefrom a banner or, charged with a cross couped gules.
Motto - " Service."

Son of Edward Tenney Bousfield, Gentleman, of Middle
Temple, Barrister-at-Law, b. ; m. : —

William Robert Bousfield, Esq., K.C., F.R.S., b. 1854 ;
m. 1879, Florence, d. of George Kelly, of Shanklin, I.O.W.,
and has issue — (i) William Eric Bousfield, Gentleman,
Barrister-at-Law, b. ; (2) Edward George Paul Bous-

field, Gentleman, L.R.C.P., M.R.C.S., b. [Res—

Wimpole Street, W.). Res. — St. Swithins, Northwood,
Middlesex. Chambers — 2 Crown Office Row, Temple,

BOUTCHER (H. Coll., 12 Feb. 1857). Sable, two
chevronels between as many leopards statant in chief and
a fleur-de-lys in base or. Mantling sable and or. Crest —
On a wreath of the colours, a greyhound sejant argent,
collared , with line reflexed over the back or, sem^e of estoiles
sable, and resting the dexter paw on a water-bouget also
sable. Motto — " Be fast." Livery — Blue.

Eld. son of Emanuel Boutcher, Esq., J. P. Surrey, b.
1824; d. 1888; m. 1856, Emily Isabella, d. of William
Wild :—

William Emanuel Boutcher, Gentleman, b. i860; m.
1907, Mabel, d. of Alfred Aspinall of Holsworthy, N.
Devon. Seat — Grateley House, Grateley, nr. Andover,
Hants. Clubs — New Oxford and Cambridge, Bibury


BOUVERIE-PUSEY of Pusey (R.L., 1911, and so
March 1913 H. Coll.). Quarterly, i and 4, grand quar-
ters i. and iiii., gules, three bars argent, on a canton

ermine, a stringed bugle-horn or (Pusey) ; ii. and iii., per
fesse or and argent, an eagle displayed with two heads
sable, on the breast an escutcheon gules charged with a
bend vair (Bouverie); 2 and 3, sable, on a cross flory be-
tween four escallops argent, a crescent of the first for
difference (Fletcher of Saltoun, L.O., 1672-7, 1825, and
13 March 1912). Mantling gules and argent. Crests —

1. on a wreath of the colours, a cat statant guardant proper,
pendant from the neck a stringed bugle-horn gold (Pusey) :

2. on a wreath of the colours, a demi-eagle displayed with
two heads sable, gorged with a ducal coronet or, and
charged on the breast with a cross crosslet argent ( Bouverie) ;

3. on a wreath of his liveries, a demi-bloodhound azure,
langued gules, ducally gorged or (Fletcher). MottO —
" Patria cara, carior libertas." Livery — Dark red, scarlet

Son of Capt. Francis Charteris Fletcher, b. 1828 ; d.

1891 ; VI. 1862, Clara, d. of Philip Pusey of Pusey,

formerly M.P. for Berkshire: —
Philip Francis Bouverie-Pusey, Esq., J. P. Berks, (formerly
Fletcher), Lord of the Manor of Pusey, late Capt. 3rd (Mil.)
Batts. The Buffs (East Kent) and Royal Berks. Regts., b.
1867; 7)1. 1916, Lucy Violet, 7th d. of the late Digley
Cayley, Esq. of Norton Grove, Malton, Yorks. Seat —
Pusey House, near Faringdon. Clubs — Carlton, Berkshire

BOU WENS (H. Coll., 1898, but arms of Dutch origin
in use in Holland in 18th century. Per pale sable and
gules, a lion rampant guardant, holding between the paws
a fleur-de-lys, both or, two roses in chief argent, barbed and
seeded proper. Mantling sable and or. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, in front of a demi-lion guardant or,
between two wings vair6 argent and sable, three roses
fessewise argent, barbed and seeded proper. MottO — " Nee
temere nee timide." Livery — Black, yellow facings, plush
for full dress.

Only son of Lt.-Col. Lambart Henry Bouwens, R. H. A. ,

J. P., b. 1843; d. 1902; m. 1882, Charlotte, d. of

William Froggett Bethell of Rise Park, Yorks. : —

Bethell Godefroy Bouwens, Gentleman, M.A. (Camb. ),

b. 1884; m. 1912, Margaret Henrietta, second d. of Lord

Walsingham ; and has issue — Derek Bouwens, Gentleman,

b. 1913 ; John Bouwens, Gentleman, b. 1916 ; Adrian

Bouwens, Gentleman, b. 1918 ; Anne ; and Lettice. Res. —

The Old Manor House, Littleton, Shepperton.

Son of Rev. Theodore Bouwens, b. 1799 ; d. 1869 ; m.

1841, Lady Julia (d. 1897), sister to 8th Earl of

Cavan, and yr. brother of Lt.-Col. L. H. Bouwens,

above: —

Theodore Bouwens, Gentleman, b. 1850; m. 1880, Amy

Marie, d. of late Rear-Adm. Stapleton Greville of Os-

manthorpe, Laleham. Res. — Manor Cottage, Littleton,

Shepperton. Club — Junior Carlton.

BOWATER (Vn. ; Ped. Regd. H. Coll.). Argent,

on an inescutcheon sable, between eight martlets in orle
gules, a crescent of the field.

Sons of William Vansittart Bowater, Gentleman , b. 1838 ;
d. 1907; m. 1861, Eliza Jane [d. 1912), d. of Thomas
Davey of Bristol : —

Sir Thomas Vansittart Bowater, ist. Bart. (1914), Kt.
Bach. (1906), Alderman of the City of London, M.P. City
of London since 1924, Lord Mayor of London 1913-14,
Knt. (ist Class) Order of St. Olaf of Norway, G.C. Order
of the Redeemer of Greece, Commander Legion of Honour
of France, Order of Dannebrog, and Order of Leopold,
b. 1862; m. ist, 1887, Emily Margaret (d. 1924), d. of
John Spencer of Croydon ; and has issue — (i) Rainald
Vansittart Bowater, Esq. , b. 1888 [m. I9r4, Ethel Maud,
d. of the late John Keeler-Gris, of Keith Lodge, S. Nor-
wood ; and has issue — Daphie Audrey ; and Rowena Maud.
[Res. — Elmstead Garth, Elmstead Lane, Chislehurst)] ; (2)
Thomas Dudley Blennerhassett Bowater, Esq., b. 1889;
[?n. 1916, Kathleen Mary. d. of Albert Frost, of Bayfield,
Rugby; and has issue— Stella Mary]; (3) Victor Spencer
Bowater, Esq., b. 1891 [m. 1917, Hilda Mary {d. 1918),
d. cf W. H. Potter, of Croydon, and has issue — John
Vansittart Bowater, Gentleman, b. 1918]; (4) Leslie Frank
Bowater, Esq., b. 1898; Elsie Mary; and Doris Margaret
[m. 1916, Norman Gerald Kerr Salmon, M.C., late Leicester
Regt. J ; ?n. 2nd, 1925, Alice Mary, d. of Samuel Hoskins,
and widow of Archibald Coysgarne-Sim. Res. — 8 Prince
of Wales Terrace, W.8. Clubs— C'\\.y Carlton, Constitu-
tional, Ranelagh.




Major Frank Henry Bowater, b. 1866; m. 1881, Ethel
Anita, d. of Mark Lindsey Friar ; an 1 has issue — Two sons
and two daus. Kes. — 35 Chester Square, S.'V\^

Sydney Bowater, Gentleman, i^. 1874. Res. — Bovey Hall,

Norman Vansittart Bowater, Gentleman, b. 1882. Res. —
Sevington, nr. Ashford, Kent.

BOWDEN of Nottingham (H. Coll.). Quarterly sable
and or, over all a bow in bend of the second, between
two cycle wheels charged in the centre with a winged
foot couped at the ankle all proper. Mantling sable
and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a heron's
head erased at the neck proper and gorged with a mural
crown gold. Motto — " Fide et spe."

Son of Sir Frank Bowden, ist Bart., J. P., of Notting-
ham, h. 1848 ; d. 1921 ; m. 1879, Amelia Frances,
d. of Col. Alexander Houston, of San Francisco : —
Sir Harold Bowden, 2nd Bart. (23 June 1915',
Managing Dir. of Raleigh Cycle Co., h. 1880; m. ist,
1908, Vera, d. of Joseph Whitaker, J. P., of Rainworth,
Notts. ; 2nd, 1920, Mtu-iel Smythe, d. of William Ker-
Douglas, of Dairy, Ayr ; and has issue (by ist marriage)
— Frank Bowden, Esq., h. 1909 ; and Ruth. Res. —
Bestwood Lodge, Notts.


BOWEN of Holly mount (U.O. , temp. James 1. ). Argent,
on a mount vert, a stag lodged gules, attired and unguled
or, holding in the mouth a trefoil slipped of the second.
Mantling vert and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, on a mount vert, in front of an oak-tree proper,
acorned or, a stag as in the arms.

Sons of the Rt. Hon. Sir Charles Synge Christopher

Bowen, Baron Bowen of Colwood, a Lord of Appeal in

Ordinary and a Life Peer, b. 1835 ; d. 1894 ; m. 1862,

Emily Frances, d. of James Meadows Rendel,


The Hon. and Rev. William Edward Bowen, ALA.

(Oxon.), b. Nov. 1862; m. 1890, Cath;irine, d. of late

Rev. Canon Morse, Vicar of St. Mary s, Nottingham.

Res. — 107 Barkston Gardens, London, S.W. ; Glenheadon,

Totland, Isle of Wight. Chib. — Athenaeum.

The Hon. Maxwell Steele Bowen, b. Oct. 1865. Club—
Royal Automobile.

Sons of The Hon. Sir Charles Christopher Bowen,
M.L.C. New Zealand, Minister of Justice and Education
for that Colony, Vice Chancellor of N. Zealand Univ. ,
b. 1830; m. 1861, Georgina Elizabeth, d. of Rev.
David Markham, Canon of Windsor and Rector of
Great Horkesley : —
Charles David Bowen, Gentleman, a Magistrate in Perak,
Straits Settlements, b. 1862.

Rev. George Henry Croasdaile Bowen, B.A. (Camb. ),
b. 1868. Res. — Thrybergh Rectory, Rotherham.
Lambert Bowen, Gentleman, b. 1870.
Gerald Markham Bowen, Gentleman, b. 1875.
A'«. — Middleton, nr. Christchurch, New Zealand.

Son of Rev. Croasdaile Bowen, B.D., Archdeacon of
Christchurch and Incumbent of Riccarton, New
Zealand, b. 1831; d. 1890; vi. 1880, Annette Laura,
d. of Henry Wiles of Denny Abbey, co. Cambridge : —
Charles Henry Croasdaile Bowen, Gentleman, b.

man. Born , being the son of the late Charles Hart-
pole Bowen, Gentleman. Armorial bearings Quarterly,
t. argent, on a mount vert, a stag sejant gules, attired or,
in the mouth a trefoil slipped proper, a crescent azure for
difference (for Bowen) ; 2, sable, a chevron between three
spe.irs' heads embowed argent (for Bowen, ancient) ; 3.
sable, a fesse ermine between three boars' heads couped
or (for Jones); 4. quarterly, i. and iiii., guies, a chevron
embatded argent ; on a chief of the second, a tortenu be-
tween two lions' heads erased sable; ii. and iii., ermine, a
fesse nebuly azure, bt-tween three stags' heads caboshtd
sable (for Hartpole). Mantling vert and argent. Crest —
On a wreath of the colours, on a mount vert, a stag sejant
as in the arms, in the month a trefoil slipped proper, a
crescent or for difference. MottO — "Virtus vincit in-
vidiam." Res. —

BOWEN. Per pale argent and gules, a stag lodged coun-
terchanged, holding in his mouth a trefoil slipped vert.

Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a demi-lion rampant, holding in his paws a flag
bearing the standard of St. George, all proper. Motto —
"In hoc signo vinces."

Son of George Edward Bowen. Esquire, of Portaferry,
CO. Down, J. P., b. 1821 ; in. 1850, C'atherine Bell,
only dau. of the late John Oliver Howe Nunn, Esq ,
Capt. 86th Regt. : —
George William St. (,)uintin Bowen, Gentleman, b. 1851.
Residence — Portaferry, co. Down.

J. P. and D. L. for co. Cambridge. Born April 9, 1864,
being the only son of Rt. Hon. Sir George Ferguson Bowen,
P.C, G.C.M.G., Hon. D.C.L. Oxon., Hon. LL.D. Can-
tab. , by his wife Countess Diamantina {d. 1893), only dau.
of Count Candiano Roma, G.C.M.G., formerly President
of Ionian Senate. Armorial bearings — Sable, on a chevron
embattled argent, between three fleurs-de-lys or, two lions
counterpassant gules. Mantling sable and or. Crest — On
a wreath of the colours, on a mount vert, within a crown
vallarial argent, a falcon rising regardant proper, holding
in the dexter claw a like fleur-de-lys. Livery — Claret, and
scarlet waistcoat. Married, January 16, 1896, Gertrude,
younger dau. of Richard Chamberlain, Esq., J. P. Warwick-
shire ; and has Issue — Gertrude Roma, b. Dec. 27, 1900.
5(?a/ —Ickleton Grange, Cambridgeshire. Postal address —
Ickleton, Great Chesterford, Essex. Clubs — Travellers',

BOWEN (H. Coll.). Azure, a lion rampant within
an orle, all within four roses or and as many bezants
alternately. Mantling azure and or. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, a lion sejant proper, holding in the dexter
paw a Bowen knot argent. Motto — ^" Audaces fortuna

Sons of Sir Albert Edward Bowen, ist Bart.. J. P.,

and (1910) High Sheriff, co. Bedford, b. 1858 ; d,

1924 ; m. 1884, Alice Anita, d. of Frederick Crowther,

of Buenos Aires : —

Sir Edward Crowther Bowen, 2nd Bart. (10 Jan.,

1921), M.C., Major, Res. of Officers, late 12th Lancers,

b. 1885 ; m. 1910, May Isobel, d. of John Frederick

Roberts, of Buenos Aires ; and has issue — John Edward

Mortimer Bowen, Esq., b. 1918 ; Thomas Frederick

Charles Bowen, Esq., b. 1924 ; and Angela Betty Isobel.

Res. — Chesterton House, Cirencester, Glos.

Harold Cedric Bowen, Esq., b. 1896 ; m. 1921, Vera
Donnet, of Kharkov, Russia : and has issue — Nicholas
Bowen, Gentleman, b. 1923. Res. — Colworth House,
Shambrook, Beds.

BOWEN of Bowen's Court (U.O.). Azure, a stag

lodged argent, attired or, vulned in the back with an

arrow gules, feathered of the second. Mantling azure

and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a hawk

close proper, belled or. Motto — " Cautus a futuro."

Sons of Robert St. John Cole Bowen, Esq., J. P.

cos. Cork and Tipperary, High Sheriff for co.

Tipperary, 1865, Capt. 87th South Cork Light

Infantry, M.A. Dublin, b. 1830 ; d. 1888 ; m. ist,

. i860, Elizabeth Jane (d. 1881), d. of Charles Clarke,

D.L., of Craiguenoe Park, co. Tipperary ; m. 2nd,

1882, Georgiana Constance Antoinette (d. 1886),

d. of Charles Carden Mansergh, of Clifford, co,

Cork : —

Henry Charles Cole Bowen, Esq., J. P., M.A. (Dublin),

Barrister-at-Law, b. 1862 ; m. ist, 1890, Florence Isabella

(d. 1912), d. of late Henry FitzGeorge Colley, of Mount

Temple, co. Dublin ; and has issue — Elizabeth Dorothea

Cole ; m. 2nd, 1918, Mary K., d. of late Rev. John

Gwynn, D.D., of DubUn. Seat — Bowen's Court, Kil-

dorrery, co. Cork. Club — University (Dublin).

Captain Charles Otway Cole Bowen, D.S.O., R.E.,
b. 1867. Club — Junior United Service.

St. John Cole Bowen, Gentleman, b. 1872. Res. —
Mervyn William Cole Bowen, Gentleman, b. 1875.

BOWEN-COLTHURST (R.L., 9 Dec. 1882, U.O.).
Quarterly, i and 4, argent, on a fesse between three colts
courant sable, as many trefoils slipped or, a crescent for
difference (Colthurst) ; 2 and 3, per pale azure and gules, a
stag trippant argent, pierced in the back with an arrow,
and antlered or (Bowen). Mantling sable and argent.
Crests — I. upon a wreath of the colours, a colt courant




sable, charged on the shoulder with a crescent or (Colt-
hurst) ; 2. upon a wreath of the colours, on a mount vert,
a falcon close proper, belled or (Bowen). Motto — " Justum
et tenacem."

Sons of Robert Walter Travers Bowen -Colthurst
(formerly Bowen), of Oak Grove and Dripsey Castle,
CO. Cork, Esq., J. P., b. 1840; d. 1896; m. 1878,
Georgina de Bellasis [Seat — Dripsey Castle), d. of
Alfred Greer of Dripsey House, co. Cork : —
John Colthurst Bowen-Colthurst, Esq., F. R.G.S. , Capt.
Roy. Irish Rifles (ret.), b. 1880; »i. 1910, Rosalinda
Laetitia, youngest d. of Robert, 25th Baron of Dunboyne;
and has issue^Robert St. John Bowen Colthurst, Gentle-
man, b. 1911 ; and Dorinda Katherine. Ees. — Terrace,
British Columbia, Canada.

Robert MacGregor Bowen-Colthurst, Gentleman, Vice-
Chamberlain to His Excellency the Lord Lieutenant of
Ireland, b. 1883 ; m. 1907, Winifred, d. of the Rev.
C. F. C. West of Charlbury, Oxford ; and has issue —
Peggy Winifred Ishbel ; and Honor Georgina. Club —
Ccunty (Cork).

BOWER (H. Coll.). Per pale vert and sable, two
longbows bent palewise in fesse or, on a chief of the last
a sword fessewise, point to the dexter of the second.
Mantling vert and or. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a bowman in armour, holding in the hands a
drawn bow proper. Motto — " Ad metam." Livery —
Pale green, with black and golu.

Fourth son of Edward Thomas Bower, Gentleman,

of Beech House, Hackney, b. 1824 ; d. 1914 ;

m. 1847, Hannah, d. of Joseph Tavemer, Esq., J.P.

Essex : —
Sir Alfred Louis Bower, istBart. (i925),of Chislehurst,
Kent, Knt. Bach. (1913), Alderman, Sheriff (1912-13),
and {1924-5) Lord Mayor of the City of London, Knt.
Comdr. Order of St. Gregory the Great, Comdr. Order
of the Danebrog (2nd class), Grand Officer Legion of
Honour (France), h. 1858 ; tn. 1901, Dorcas Mona,
Lady of Grace of the Order of the Hospital of St. John
of Jerusalem, d. of Capt. E. A. Blackett, R.N., J. P.,
of Wylam, Northumberland ; and has issue — Mona
Elizabeth Blackett. Seat — Manor Place, Chislehurst.
Clubs — City Carlton, R.A.C.

BOWER (H. Coll., 29 Dec. 1836). Quarterly, i and 4,
or, a cross pat^e vert, between four escallops, two in chief
and two in base sable (Bower); 2. argent, two barrulets
dancett^e sable, between four pellets, two and two (Bur-
row) ; 3. erminois, on a bend engrailed with plain cottise
gules, three mascles or, in the sinister chief point a unicorn's

head erased of the second (Smith). Mantling vert and or.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a boar passant argent,
sem^e of escallops sable. Motto — " Fortis propositi tenax."
Sons of Abraham Bovver, Esq,, J.P. , of Elm crofts,
Ripon, b. 1802; d. 1884; m. 1846, Cornelia, d. of late
Rcar-Adm. H. G. Morris, and y. dau. of Rev. Francis
Orpen, of Kilgarvan, co. Kerry: —

Herbert Morris Bower, Esq., J.P. W.R. Yorks. and
Liberty of Ripon, Capt. 3rd Batt. (Mil.) Yorks. and Lanes.
Regt. 1894-1901, and sth Batt (Terr.) W. Yorks. Regt.
1914-19, M.A. (Camb.), Barrister-at-Law, Mayor of Ripon
1907-g, b. 1854 ; m. 1899, Eileen Frances Fitzgerald, d. of
Rev. John Thompson, M.A., Vicar of Patrick Brompton ;
and has issue — Roger Herbert Bower, Gentleman, 2nd
Lieut. K.O. Y.L.I, b. 1903 ; Cornelia Frances Eileen
Bower; and Mary Morris Bower. Res. —
Club — United University.

Frederick Orpen Bower, Gentleman, D Sc. (Camb.),
F.R.S. , 40 years' Regius Prof, of Botany in Univ. of
Glasgow (ret. 1925). Res.- — 2 The Crescent, Ripon. Clubs —
United University, Western (Glasgow).

Sons of John Bower, D.C.L. (Oxon.), Barrister-at Law,
b. 1808; d. 1877; ni. 1848, Charlotte, d. of Gen. Sir
William Nott, G.C.B. :—

Sir John William Nott Bower, K.C.V.O. {1918), late
Capt. in the Army, Comr. of Police for City of London
1902-25, formerly Chief Constable of Liverpool, 1881-1902,
Knt. of Grace of the Order of the Hospital of St. John
of Jerusalem, Officer of the Order of Crown of Italy, Chev.
Legion of Honour, Knight Comdr. Order of Military Merit
of Spain, Order of the Royal Crown of Prussia, Comdr.
the Redeemer of Greece, and Police Medal (assumed by
R.L. 191 1 the additional name of Nott) ; b. 1849; m. 1889,
Florence, d. of Reginald Harrison, F. R.C.S. ; and has
had issue — (i) William Guy Nott Bower, Esq., b. 1890
[m. 1914, Frances Winifred, d. of William M. Matthews,
of Tunbridge Wells] ; (2) John Reginald Hornby Nott
Bower, Esq., b. 1892; (3) Charles Cecil Nott Bower,
Esq., Lieut. Gurkha Rifles, b. 1893; killed in action 1915 ;
(4) Edward Elwyn Nott Bower, Esq., M.C. Capt. R.E.,
b. 1894 [w. 1923, Angela, d. of the late Lt.-Col. P. W.
Kent, 3rd Dragoon Gds.] ; (5) Leonard Lefroy Nott Bower,
Esq., Lieut. R.E., b. 1899; d. 1921, of illness contracted
on active service. Res. — 98 Church Road, Richmond,

Sir Edmund Ernest Nott-Bower, K.C.B. , Assistant Sec.
to Board of Inland Revenue 1895-1902, Commissioner
1902-8, Deputy-Chairman from 1908 (assumed by R.L.
1913 the additional surname of Nott), b. 1853 ; m. 1886,
Louisa [d. 1925), d. of late Capt. James Charles Yorke,
5th D.G. , of Gwernant, co. Cardigan; and has issue —
Reginald Ernest Nott-Bower, Esq., temp. Maj. 12th Rifle
Bgde. ,^. 1887 [m. 1920, Mary Dorothy, d. of Herbert
McLeod, LL.D.]; and Marianna. Res. — Kelstow, 72
King's Road, Richmond, Surrey.

BOWER. (R.L., 1881, H. Coll. )— Sable, two tilting-
spears saltirewise or, in chief three talbots' heads couped
argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, in front of a
talbot's head couped sable, gorged with a collar gemel tr,
a tilting-spear fessewise, head to the dexter also or.

Only son of James Bower Bower, Esquire, Major 3rd

Battalion Cheshire Regiment, b. May 3, 1848, assumed

the name and arms of Bower, in lieu of Dunn, by Royal

Licence in accordance with the terms of his uncle's will,

d. 1920; m. January 22, 1881, Ada Emily Gwynne

Fitzgerald, eldest daughter of the late William James

Fitzgerald Butler, Esquire : —

James Gerald Marsh Bower, Gentleman, b. April 21,

1886 ; m. 1912, Hilda, d. of Henry Thomas Graves, of

Gainsboiough, and has issue — James Hugh Ronald Bower,

Gentleman, i*!. 1917 ; and Noreen Mary. Seat — Claremont,

Teignmouth, Devon.

Captain (retired) in His Majesty's S2nd Oxfordshire
Light Infantry, J.P. N.R. Yorks. Born February 9, 1859,
being the eldest son of Edward Chivers Bower, Esquire,
Justice of the Peace and Deputy-Lieutenant, of Broxholme,
Scarborough, by his wife Amelia Mary, second surviving
daughter of the late William Bennett Martin of
Worsbrough Hall, Barnsley. Armorial bearings-
Azure, a human leg couped at the thigh and pierced
bendwise by a broken tilting-spear or, a chief argent,
thereon, between two castles sable, a pale of the first
charged with a rose of the second, impaling the arms of
TroUope, namely, vert, three stags courant within a bordure
argent. MantUng azure and or. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, on a mount vert, a quiver azure, garnished
or, and filled with arrows proper, in saltire with a
bow unstrung also proper; with the MottO, "Veritas
praevalebit. " Livery — Blue. Married, August 23, 1892,




Elizabeth William Mina, only dau. of the late General
Sir Charles IroUope, Knight Commander of the Most
Honourable Order of the Bath, brother of the first Lord

(4) Hon. David Bowes-Lyon, />. 1902 ; Lady Mary Frances

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