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R.N. , b. 1847; d. 1916 ; m. 1879, Annie Blanche,

d. of Henry Lomax Gaskell, of Kiddington Hall,

Woodstock : —

Humphrey Ranulph Brand, Esq., Capt. R.F..'^. (T.A.),

and Lt.-Comdr. R.N. (ret.), J. P. Sussex, b. 1895. Seat—

Glynde Place, Sussex. Club — United Service.

Son of Hon. Arthur George Brand, J. P. and D.L. ,

M.P. , b. 1853; d. 1917; m. 1886, Edith (d. 1903), d.

of late Joseph Ingram, Esq., J. P., of Brooklands,

Cheshire : —

Henry Arthur Trevor Brand, Esq., Capt. late 12th

Lancers, b. 1890; m. 1920, Elsie, d. of William James, and

widow of Maj. Harold Senior, R.F.A. Res. —

Son of Hon. Charles Brand, J. P. Sussex, Major
Sussex I.Y. , late Lieut. Coldstream Gds. , b. 1855;
d. 1912 ; m. 1878, Alice, d. of H. E. Silvain van de
Weyer : —
John Charles Brand, Esq., D.S.O., M.C., Lieut.-Col.

Coldstream Gds., b. 1885; m. 1916, Lady Rosabelle, d. of
5th Earl of Rosslyn, and widow of David Bingham, Cold-
stream Gds., and has issue — Robin Brand, Gentleman, b.
1917 ; Michael Charles Brand, Gentleman, b. 1925; and
Patience, Seat — Littledene, Lewes, Sussex. Clubs —
Guards', Turf, Bucks.

BRANDRAM of Weston-on-Trent (H. Coll.). Azure,
a pile wavy ermine, between two bees volant in fesse
or. Mantling azure and argent. Crest — A lamb passant
proper, on the body a pile wavy, between two millrinds
sable, the pile charged with a bee volant or. Motto —
" Persevere."

Sons of Andrew Brandram, Gentleman, of Black-
heath, b. 1849 ; d. 1916 ; m. 1872, Julia Frances,
d. of Rev. Richard Eddie, Clerk in Holy Orders,
Rector of Broughton, Notts . : —

Richard Andrew Brandram, Gentleman, M.A.,
Cantab., b. 1874 ; m. 1905, Maud Campbell, d. of H.
Campbell Blaker, of Blackheath, Kent ; and has issue-
Richard Campbell Andrew Brandram, Gentlerjian ,
b. 191 1 ; and Joyce Maud. Res. — Woodlawn, Bickley

Charles George Brandram, Gentleman, b. 1875;
m. 1908, Mary, eld. d. of Walter AUen, P.W.D.,
India ; and has issue — Charles Walter James Brand-
ram, Gentleman, b. 1915 ; Jessica Mary ; Elizabeth
Allen. Res. — 55 Kidbrooke Park Road, Blackheath,

Harry Malcolm Brandram, Gentleman, b. 1876 ;
m. 1908, Nina Beatrice Emily, d. of Thomas Peacock ;
and has issue — Pamela Mary. Res. — 3 Northfield Road,
Minehead, Somerset. Club — R.A.C.

BRANFILL, formerly of Upminster HaU (H. CoU.).
Or, on a bend between two fylfots gules, three
mullets argent. Mantling gules and or. Crest — On a
vkTeath of the colours, a lion's head erased sable,
charged with a fylfot or. Motto — " Delectare in

Son of Champion Edward Braniill, Gentleman,
b. 1858 ; d. 1890 ; m. 1884, Amy Charlotte Helena,
d. of Rev. Charles Rew, B.D., Rector of Cranham,
Essex : —
Champion Andrew Branfill, Esq., M.C., Maj. (ret.
Derbyshire Yeo., b. 1889 ; m. 1919, Helen Violet,
d. of Capt. WiUiam Balfour Forbes, R.N., of Rath-
wade, CO. Carlow. Res. — Hartwell, Poulton, Fairford,

Son of Champion Russell, Esq., of Stubbers, co.
Essex (eld. son of Champion Edward Braniill, Esq.,
J. P., of Upminster Hall, Essex, Capt. 3rd Regt. of
Dragoons, b. 1789 ; d. 1844 ; m. 1818, Anne Ehza,
d. of Rev. Anthony Egerton Hammond), J. P.,
D.L., High Sheriff 1859, Lieut.-Col. West Essex
Militia, b. 1820 ; s. to the estate of Joseph Russell,
of Stubbers, and assumed in consequence the sur-
name of Russell ; d. 1887 ; m. 1855. EmUy Augusta,
d. of Rev. Charles J. Way, Vicar of Boreham,
Essex : —
Champion BranfiU Russell, Esq., of Stubbers, co.
Essex, J. P., b. i860 ; m. 1887, Hon. Isabel Ellen, d. of
Heiu-y Austin, ist Baron Aberdare ; and has issue —
(i) Champion Maxwell Russell, Gentleman, b. 1890;
(2) John Napier Russell, Gentleman, b. 1899 ; Rachel
Augusta ; Isabel Marjorie ; and Pamela. Seat —
Stubbers, Romford, Essex.

Sons of Lieut.-Col. Benjamin Aylett Branfill, of
Upminster Hall, Essex, Lord of the Manor, late
loth Hussars, b. 1828 ; d. 1899 ; m. 1857, Mary
Anna, d. of Capel Miers, Esq., J.P., D.L., of Peter-
stone Coturt, CO. Brecon : —
Capel Aylett Branfill, Esq., Joint Lord of the Manors
of Caegurwen, Neath Ultra, and Cilybebyll, b. 1859 ;
m. ist, 1883, Gwladys Gwendoline (d. 1905), Lady of the
Manors of Caegurwen, Neath Ultra, and Cilybebyll,
d. of Richard Hanbury Miers, of Cadoxton Lodge
Neath, co. Glamorgan ; and has had issue — (i) Capel
Lisle Aylett Branfill, Gentleman, Lieut. Glamorgan Yeo.,
b. 1884 [m. 1913, Susannah Hamilton {d. 1915), d. of
Phihp Seymour Williams, of Napleton House, Worcs.,
and died on active service, 1916] ; (2) Geoffrey Douglas
Aylett Branfill, Gentleman, Lieut. loth R. Hussars
(S.R.), b. 1895; Gwladys MurieUe Aylett; Enid Mary
Aylett ; Iris Aylett ; Adelina Mawde Aylett ; and
Ehzabeth Phylhs Aylett. He m. 2nd, 19 17, Victoria
Adela, d. of Rev. Charles Chaloner Lindsey, Chaplain to




the Forces ; and has issue. Res. — The Plas, Crickhowell,
CO. Brecon ; The Heath, Sussex Road, Petersfield.
Club — Sports.

Benjamin Branfill, Gentleman, b. 1871. Res. —
Baylisden, Bethersden, Kent.

BRANSTON (H. Coll.). Argent, on a fesse invected
sable, between two torteaux in chief, and an oval buckle
in base, tongue erect gules, a bezant between two like
buckles or. Mantling sable and argent. Crest— On a
WTeath of the colours, in front of a cubit arm erect
proper, holding a buckle, as in the amis or, a lozenge of
the last between two bezants. Motto — " Perseverantia
et spes."

Sons of Joseph Gilstrap Branston, of Winthorpe

Grange, Newark-on-Trent, Esq., J. P., b. 1838 ;

d. 1926 ; m. Blanche Marguerite {d. 1923), d. of

Charles Octavius Parnell, of Sussex Place,

W.2 :—

Walter Gilstrap Branston, Gentleman, M.A. (Cantab.),

Barrister-at-Law, Lincoln's Inn, b. 1872 ; m. 1913,

Ethel Maud, d. of James William Knowles, Esq. ;

and has issue — Heather Winifred. Res. — W rgrave,


Herbert Parnell Gilstrap Branston, Esq., Capt.
late 4th V.B. Sherwood Foresters, b. 1873 ; tn. ,

Clara Gwenelin, d. of George Henry Branston ; and
has issue — Geoffrey Herbert Branston, Gentleman, b.
1906 ; Peter Jocelyn Branston, Gentleman, b. 1908 ;
and three daus. Res. — The Grove, Winthorpe,

Basil Gilstrap Branston, Gentleman, b. 1874 ; m. 1905,
Irene Mildred, d. of Henry Owen Lucas, M.D. ; and
has issue — Kenneth Lucas Branston, Gentleman, b. 1907 ;
and 3 daus. Res. — Meadowcroft, St. Mary's Road,

Son of William Welsh Branston, Gentleman (of

61 Onslow Gardens, S.W.), b. 1840 ; d. 1919 ;

m. 1873, Emma, d. of Henry Frederick Stikeman,

of Lee, Kent : —

William Bernard Branston, Esq., Maj. late 5th Batt.

Rifle Bde., b. 1877 ; vi. 1908, Mary Blanche Garland,

d. of Dr. Edwardes, Bishop of St. Asaph, afterwards

Archbishop of Wales ; and has issue — William Laidley

Branston, Gentleman, b. 1919. Res. — 20 Hans Place,


Only surv. son of Joseph William Branston, of

Newark-on-Trent ; m. Elizabeth, d. of Joseph

Gilstrap of Newark-on-Trent : —

Henry Hall Branston, Gentleman, m. EUen Jane, d. of

Cornelius Leary ; and has surv. issue — Percy Gerald

Branston, Gentleman, b. 1875 (Res. — Elmcroft, Cranes

Park, Surbiton) ; and 6 daus. Res. — 28 Trevobir

Road, Kensington, S.W.

Sons of George Henry Branston, Gentleman, of
The Friary, Newark-on-Trent, b. 1849 ; d. 1900 ;
m. 1877, Gwynedd Clara, d. of Adam Eyton, of
Plas Llanerch-y-Mor, Holywell, N. Wales : —
Henry Eyton Branston, Gentleman, b. 1878 ; m. 1903,
Mary Gertrude, d. of Alfred Dean Cain, of Liver-
pool. Res. — The Old Hall, Balderton, Newark-on-

George Trevor Branston, Gentleman, b. 1884 ; m. 1912,
Ethel May, d. of J. E. Anderton, M.D., O.B.F., of New
Mills, CO. Derby ; and has issue — Audrey. Res. —
Springfield, Branston, Linc-ln.

BRASIER (U.O., 24 May, 1665). Quarterly, per
fesse indented or and sable, four cLnquefoils counter-
changed. Mantling sable and or. Crest — On a \\Teath
of the colours, a demi-lion rampant per pale or and
sable. Motto — " Amor patriae."

Sons of Brooke Brasier, Gentleman, b. 1849 ; d.

1918 ; m. Clarissa Massy : —

Brooke Wellington Brasier, Esq., co. Cork, b. 1879 I

tn. 1898, Lady Charlotte (d. 1913), d. of 5th Earl of Mount

Cashel. Res. — Shanagarry House, Shanagarry, co.


Rev. Oswald Henry Brasier, M.A., T.C.D., b. 1890 ;
tn. 1928, Constance, yngst. d. of the late Ferderick
Alcock, F.R.G.S. Res. — 11 Lancaster Gate, Hyde
Park, W.2.

Elder son of William Brasier-Creagh, Gentleman,
b. 1826 ; d. 1866 ; m. 1862, Isabella Anne Caroline,
d. of Thomas Hungerford, R.N. : —
John Washington Brasier-Creagh, Esq., J. P., co. Cork,

Capt. 9th Bn. King's Royal Rifle Corps, b. 1864. Sea*—
Creagh Castle, Doneraile, co. Cork.

Son of Capt. George Percy Brasier-Creagh, 9th

Bengal Lancers, A.D.C. to Viceroy of India, b. 1864 ;

d. from wounds in S.Africa, 1900 ; m. 1898, Mariorie

Cecil Rachel Battye :—
Brian Richmond Brasier-Creagh, Esq., late Lieut.,
R.N., b. 1899 ; m. 1926, Margaret, d. of
and has issue — Margaret.

Son of Captain Sidney John Brasier-Creagh,
b. ; d. ; m. , Miss Warren, : —

Gerard Brasier-Creagh, Gentleman, b. . Res.—

Sons of George Washington Brazier-Creagh, Gentle-
man, b. 183a ; d. 1900 ; m. 1852, Averina, d. of
late Captain Wilham Sherlock, 69th Regt. : —

George Washington Brazier-Creagh, Esq., C.B. (1917),
C.M.G. (1901), late Col. R.A.M.C., b. 1858 ; tn. 1909,
Aim6e Lambton, d. of William Henry Hooper, of
Cheltenham, Glos., and widow of Major Younghusband,
14th Bengal Lancers. Res. — 46A Maida Vale, W.9.

Henry Beresford Brasier-Creagh, Esq., J. P. co. Cork,
late Paymaster-Commdr. R.N., b. 1863 ; in. 1893,
Eliza Gibney, d. of late Rev. Edmond Francis Rambaut ;
and has issue — Edmond Beresford Brasier-Creagh, Esq.,
M.C., late Major R.A., now Major 63rd (6th London)
Field Bde. R.A., T.A., b. 1895 [in. 1924, Anna Diane, d. of
Michael Herchovitch, and has issue — David Beresford
Adam Brasier-Creagh, Gentleman, b. 1925 (Res. — 122
Haverstock Hill, N.W. Address — c/o Llovd's Bank,
Ltd., 6 Pall Mall, S.W.)]. Address — c/o Barclay's Bank,
Ltd., Abbey House, Westminster, S.W.

Richard Sherlock Brasier-Creagh, Esq., J. P., late
Lieut. -Col. Royal Munster Regt., and sometime 9th Bn.
K.R.R.C, Comdg. 3rd Bn. R. Munster Fus. 1912-16,
b. 1864 ; m. 1884, Anne Phoebe Fuller ; and has issue —
Annie Gwendolyne ; and Maude Mary. Seats — Bally-
ellis Lodge, Buttevant, co. Cork ; Villa Iride, Bordighera,

Kilner Charles Brazier-Creagh, Esq., late Lieut. -Col.
R.F.A., b. 1869 ; tn. 1907, Agnes Fanny, d. of late
E. M. Denny, of Bryanston Square, London ; and has
issue — <i) George Edward Brian Brazier-Creagh, Gentle-
man, b. 1908 ; (2) KUner Rupert Brazier-Creagh,
Gentleman, b. 1909 ; (3) Neville Henry Sherlock Brazier-
Creagh, Gentleman, b. 191 1. Seat — Stock Lodge,
Ingatestone, Essex.

Sherlock Brasier-Creagh, Gentleman, b. 1874. Res. —
Stock Lodge, Ingatestone, Essex,





BRASSEY. Quarterly of four, i. quarterly, per fesse
indented sable and argent, in the first quarter a
mallard of the second ; 2. gules, in chief three mullet
argent, and in base a dexter hand apaum^e, couped
at the wrist of the last ; 3. sable, a chevron between three
bulls' heads caboshed argent ; 4. argent, on a chevron
gules, three trefoils slipped of the field. Mantling sable
and argent. Crest, upon a wreath of the colours, a
mallard proper. Motto — " Arduis sape metu nunquam."
Livery — Brown and white.

Son of Albert Brassey, Esq., J. P., M.P. , Col. Queen's

Own Oxfordshire Hussars, 6. February 22, 1844 ;

d, 1918 ; m. January 12, 1871, Matilda Maria Helena,

commonly known as the Hon. Matilda Maria Helena,

dau. of the Rt. Hon. John Charles Robert Bingham,

4th Baron Clanmorris : —

Robert Bingham Brassey, Esq., Capt. Res. of Officers, late

17th Lancers, D.L., J. P. Oxfordshire, M.P. N. Oxford

Div. 1910, d. Oct. 18, 1875 ; '"• ist, 1904, Violet (d. 1919),

second d. of the late Armar Henry Lovvry-Corry, and has

surv. issue — Hugo Bulkeley Brassey, Gentleman, i. igio ;

Moira Violet ; and Pamela Rachel ; 2nd, 1920, Dorothy,

Lady Dalmeny, d. of Lord Henry Grosvenor. Seat —

Cottesbrooke Hall, Northampton. Town res.— 16 Davies

^ Street, W.i. C/m^j— Carlton, Arthur's, Cavalry, Army and


BRASSEY, ist Bart of Apethorpe, Northants.
[29 Nov. 1922), M.P. N. Northants. 1910-18, and for
Peterborough since 1918, J. P. for the cos. of Kent and
Northants., Major late T.F. Res., formerly Maj. West
Kent Yeomanry Cavalry. Born March 7, 1870, being
the second but eldest surviving son of the late Henry
Arthur Brassey, Esq., J.P., D.L., M.A. Oxford,
Barrister-at-Law, M.P. for Sandwich 1868 to 1B85,
High Sheriff 1890, by his wife Anna Harriet, dau.
of George Robert Stevenson of Tongswood, Hawk-
hurst, CO. Kent. Armorial bearings- Quarterly, i. quar-
terly per fesse indented sable and argent, in the first
quarter a mallard of the second ; 2. gules, in chief three
mullets argent, and in base a dexter hand apaum^e, couped
at the wrist of the last ; 3. sable, a chevron between three
bulls' heads caboshed argent ; 4. argent, on a chevron
gules, three trefoils slipped of the field, and impaling the
arms of Gordon-Lennox, namely, quarterly i and 4, quar-
terly i. and iiii. , France and England quarterly; ii. Scot-
land ; iii. Ireland (being the arms of Charles II.), all within
a bordure compony argent and gules, charged with eight
roses of the second, barbed and seeded proper (over all an
escutcheon of pretence gules, charged with three buckles
or, for the Duchy of Aubigny) ; 2 and 3, quarterly, i. azure,
three boars' heads or (for Gordon) ; ii. or, three lions' heads
erased gules (for Badenoch) ; iii. or, three crescents within
the royal tressure of Scotland gules (for Seton) ; iiii. azure,
three cinquefoils argent (for Eraser). Mantling sable and
argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a mallard
proper. Motto — " Arduis ssepe, metu nunquam." Afar-
ried, June 30, 1894, Lady Violet Mary Gordon- Lennox,
second dau. of Charles Henry Gordon- Lennox, Esq., com-
monly called Earl of March ; and has surv. issue^(i) Cecil
Henry Brassey, Esq., Capt. Res. of Officers, Life Guards,
b. Oct. 3, 1896 [ot. 1920, Hon. Victoria Ivy Spencer, d.
of Viscount Churchill. [Res. — Battle House, Bromham,
Chippenham)] ; (2) Bernard Thomas Brassey, Esq., 2nd
Lieut. R.H.G. Res. of Officers, b. 1905 ; (3) Peter Esm6
Brassey, Esq., b. 1907. Seat -Apethorpe Hall, Northants.
Town res. — 42 Upper Grosvenor Street. Clubs — Turf,

SAMUEL BRAUND, Esquire. J.P. Armorial bear-
ings - Quarterly, per pale wavy gules gutt^e-d'eau and
ermine, a sword in bend argent, pommel and hilt or, sur-
mounting a brand raguly, inflamed in bend sinister proper.
Mantling gules and argent. Crest -On a wreath of the
colours, issuant from clouds, a dexter cubit arm in armour,
holding in the hand a brand as in the arms all proper, the
arm charged with a cross bottony gules. Motto — " Fidelis
ad extremum." Residence —H&won House, Prospect, South


BRAY. Quarterly, i and 4, argent, a chevron between
three eagles' legs sable, erased a la cuise, their talons gules ;
2 and 3, vairy argent and azure, three bends gules.

Mantling sable and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the
colours, a flax-breaker or.

Sons of Sir Edward Bray, County Court Judge,

b. Aug. 19, 1849; d. 1926; m. July 22, 1873, Edith

Louisa, d. of the Rev. John Hubbard: —

Sir Edward Hugh Bray, Knt. Bach., C.S.I. , Pres.

Bengal Chamber of Commerce 1917, b. 1874; m. 1912,

Constance Agnes, fourth d. of Sir John Hutt Noble

Graham, ist Bart. Res. — Gillander House, Calcutta.

Club — United University.

John Evelyn Bray, Esq., O.B.E., Comdr. R.N., b. ;

m. 1906, Alice Irene, d. of Adm. H. M. Tudor.

Maurice Woodbine Bray, Esq., b. ; m. 1906, Gladys

May, elder d. of Rev. David Anderson, Rector of St.
George's, Hanover Square, and has issue — Hilary Maurice
Bray, Gentleman, b. 1908 ; Edward Peter Gerard Bray,
Gentleman, 6. 1919. Res. — Heatherby, Sidmouth, South

BRAY. Quarterly, i and 4, argent, a chevron between
three eagles' legs sable, erased a la cuise, their talons
gules ; 2 and 3, vairy argent and azure, three bends gules.
Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a flax-breaker or.

Sons of The Hon. Sir Reginald More Bray, Knight ,
M.A. , Judge of the High Court of Justice, b. .Sept. 26,
1842 ; d. 1923 ; m. July 14, 1868, Emily Octavia, dau. of
Arthur Kett Barclay of Bury Hill, Dorking: —

Regmald Arthur Bray, Esq., J.P. co. Surrey, B.A.
(Camb.), b. May 20, 1869. Seat — The Manor House,
Shere, near Guildford.

Edward Neville Bray, Esq., b. Dec. 17, 1871.

Jocelyn Bray, Esq., b. April 7, 1880; m. 1905, Sandra
Dorothea, eldest d. of Sir Alexander Onslow, Knight,
late Chief Justice of Western Australia, and has issue —
Reynold Bray, Gentleman, b. 1911 ; and Anthony Bray,
Gentleman, b. 1913. Res. — Southend, Ockham, nr.

Lt.-Col. Francis Fdmond Bray, M.C., T.D., late 14th
Batt. The Queen's Royal Regt., Barrister-at-Law, b.
March 2, 1882; m. Hon. Ruth Hester Frances Scarlett,
sister of Baron Abinger ; and has issue — Margaret Roper.
Res.— 21 Evelyn Gardens, S.W. ; Downish, Shere, Surrey.
Club — Cavendish.




BREDIN (Confd. U.O). Argent, a saltire between
four mullpts pierced sable. Mantling gules, doubled
argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a mullet
pierced gules. Motto — " Fide sed cui vide."

Sons of Col. Alexander Bredin, of Kingstown, co.

Dublin, h. 1837 ; m. 1870, Alice Ann, d. of the late

Rt. Rev. Thomas Edward Sargent, D.D., Bishop

of Tinnevelly, S. India : —
Alexander Bredin, Esq., Lieut. -Col. late I.A., b.
1871 ; m. 1909, Ethel Mary Nicholson, d. of Edward
Nicholson Homan, late P.W.D., India, of 48 Belgrave
Square, Monkstown, co. Dublin ; and has issue —
Alexander Edward Craven Bredin, Gentleman, b.
191 1 ; and Humphrey Edgar Nicholson Bredin, Gentle-
man, b. 1916. Res. — Cloncallow, Old Dover Road,

Major A. N. Bredin, b. . Res. — Mt. Vernon,

Inchicore, co. Dublin, Ireland.

Edgar Craven Bredin, b. . Res. — Mt. Vernon,

Inchicore, co. Dublin, Ireland.

BREDON. Gules, a lion rampant or, within a bordure
invected of the last, charged with ten passion-nails proper.
Mantling gules and or. Crest — Upon a wreath of the
colours, a demi-lion rampant argent, holding in the dexter
paw a cross pat^e fitch^e gules, the sinister paw resting
on a passion-nail or. Motto — " Vincit Veritas."

Son of ."Mexander Macaulay Bredon, Gentleman, b.
July 14, 1849 ; m. July 14, 1881, Annie Isabella, eldest
dau. of Anthony Surtees of San Antonio, Texas,
Alexander Surtees Bredon, Esq., Capt. Queen's Own
Roval West Kent Regt., 6. June 27, 1885.

Anthony Surtees Bredon, Gentleman, b. July i, 1888.




MATTHEW BOYD BREDON. Esquire. Major 3rd
Batt. Royal Irish Fusiliers, Deputy Commissioner of Cus-
toms, China. Born January 25, 1855, l)eing the third son
of the late Alexander Bredon, M. D. , of Ballintaggart House,
Portadown, co. Armagh, by Catherine, dau. of Joseph
Breadon, R. N., of Montreal, Canada. Clubs — Grosvenor,
Junior Constitutional, R. Irish Yacht, R. Alfred Yacht,
County (Armagh). Ltvery — Claret and yellow. Armorial
bearings — ^Gules, a lion rampant or, within a bordure in-
vected of the last, charged with ten passion-nails proper.
Mantling gules and or. Crest — Upon a wreath of the
colours, a demi-lion rampant argent, holding in the dexter


paw a cross pat6e fitch^e gules, the sinister paw resting on
a passion-nail or. Motto — " Vincit Veritas." Married,
1898, Mary Kerron, last surviving dau. of the late
Gervais Kerron Birney of Tyrone House, Rathfarnham, co.
Dublin. Estates ajid postal addresses - ^\\\X\vAa.g'g?iX\. House,
Portadown ; Dowth Lodge, Drogheda.


BRETHERTON ( ). Sable, a cross raguly flory

argent, two flaunches of the last, each charged with a stag's
bead caboshed of the first. Mantling sable and argent.
Crest — On a wTeath of the colours, a cross raguly flory
sable, therefrom pendent by a riband gules a stag's head
caboshed argent. Motto — " Per aspera ad dulcia crucis. "
Sons of Rev. Humphrey William Bretherton, M.A.
(Camb. ), Rector of Eccleston, b. 1857; d. 1911; m.
1887. Edith Beata, d. of John Garden of Llandudno,
late Capt. 20th Regt. : —
Rev. Humphrey Bretherton, 1^. 1889. Res. — Eccleston
Rectory, Chorley.

William Bretherton, Gentleman, M.C., Lieut. Prince of
Wales's Vols., b. 1891.

John Talbot Bretherton, Esq.. M.C., Capt. R. Warwick-
shire Regt., b. 1894.

Richard Dolben Bretherton, Gentleman, b. 1911.

Son of William Bretherton, Esq., J. P., b. 1829; d.

1890; VI. 1856, Margaret {d. 1897), only child of

Richard Norris of Lostock Brow : —
The late Norris Bretherton, Esq., J. P. Lanes. , of Runshaw
Hall, Euxton, Lanes. ; and Nateby Lodge, Nateby, Lanes.,
b. 1859; (/. 1924 ; m. 1883, Anne Elizabeth, d. and heiress
of William Bashall, Esc|., j.P., of Nateby, Lanes., and Stow
Maries, Essex ; and lelt issue — Margaret Bashall ; Elsie
\_m. igo6, Richard Rainshaw Rothwell, eldest son of Richard
Rainshaw Rothwell, and has issue] ; and Dorothy [;«. 1913,
Joseph Rowland Heaton, eldest son of William Heaton of
Hollinshurst, Heaton, Lanes.]. Estates — Lands in Leyland,
Farington, Ulneswalton, Clayton-le- Woods, Nateby, and
Tarnacre, Lanes.

BRETT, see Viscount ESHER.

BRETT (H. Coll., 1885). Gules, within an orle of
crosses botonny fitch^e or, a lion rampant of the last,
holding in the dexter forepaw a fasces erect proper.
Mantling gules and or. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a lion passant gules, charged on the shoulder
with a cross botonny fitch^e or, and holding in the dexter
forepaw a fasces proper. Motto — " Vicimus."

Son of ist Viscount Esher, Master of the Rolls : —

Rt. Hon. Sir Reginald Baliol Brett, 2nd Viscount and
Baron Esher, G.C.V.O.. K.C.B. [q.v.).

Sons of Richard Rich Wilford Brett of 2nd Bombay
Cav., *. 1828; d. 1857; m. 1848, Emily Elliott:—

Ernest Brett, Gentleman, h.

Sir Cecil Michael Wilford Brett, Knt. Bach., C.S.I.,
J.P. Southampton, and Gloucestershire, Judge of the Cal-
cutta High Court 1900-13, b. 1852 ; m. 1885, Margaret, d.
of late Henry Davies ; and has issue — Marjorie Cecil
\m. 1907, Major H. L. Ovans, C.B. E. , Northumberland
Fus.]. Res. — Brookside House, Avening, co. Gloucester.
Club — East India United Service.

BRETT (U.O., 1921). Per pale argent and sable,
on a fesse cottised a cross flory between two trefoils
slipped, all counterchanged . Mantling gules and
argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a crane
regardant, with wings addorsed sable, charged with a
fesse cottised argent. Motto — " Grains Dieu."

Eld. son of John Brett, Gentleman, of Carrowent,
Dromore West, co. Sligo, h. 1834 ; d. 1920 ; m. 1863,
Katherine, d. of James Harte, of Dromore West,
CO. Sligo : —
The Very Rev. Henry Robert Brett, M.A. (Dublin),
Viccir of Belfast and Dean of St. Anne's Cathedral,
Belfast, Prebendary of Tassagard, and Canon in St.
Patrick's National Cathedral, Dublin, Chaplain to the
Parliament of Northern Ireland, Member of the Repre-
sentative Body of the Church of Ireland, h. 1868 ;
m. 1908, Constance, d. of John N. White, Esq., J. P.,
M.R.I.A., of Rocklands, co. Kilkenny, and WoodcMe
Dunmore East, co. Waterford ; and has issue — John
White Brett, Gentleman, h. 1904 ; Reginald Brett,
Gentleman, h. 1907 ; Lionel Brett, Gentleman, h. 191 1 ;
and Gerard Brett, Gentleman, h. 1915. Seat — Montrose,
Fortwilliam Park, Belfast. C/m6s— Ulster (Belfast) and
University (Dublin).

BRETT. Argent, a fesse cottised sable. Mantling sable
and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a falcon
proper, jessed gules, belled and vervelled or. Motto —
" Vilia contemnit aucupia."

Sons of Sir Charles Henry Brett, Knt. Bach., LL.D.,

of Gretton, Belfast, h. 1839 ; d. 1926 ; m. 1863,

Margaret ^Res. — Gretton, Malone, Belfast), d. of

Robert NeiU, Merchant, of Belfast : —

Alfred Edward Brett, Esq., h. 1865 ; m. 1896, Harriet,

d. of the late Anthony Traill, M.D., LL.D., Provost of

Trin. Coll., Dublin. Res.—

George Henry Brett, Esq., h. 1871 ; m. 1900, Ada
Frances, d. of William Hart, M.D. Res. —

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