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Thomas Parker-Jervis, Esq., temp. Capt. S. R. Gren.Gds.,
served Great War 1914-18, b. 1888 ; d. 1924 ; (2) Humphrey
Parker-Jervis, Esq., temp. Capt. Rifle Bde. and R.A.F. ,
served Great War (despatches), b. 1889 [m. 1922, Helen
Frances, d. of John Ralph Starkey, of Norwood, and has
issue — John Humphrey Parker-Jervis, Gentleman, b. 1923] ;
(3) George Parker-Jervis, Gentleman, Lieut, late N. Staffs.
Regt., served Great War, b. 1895 i m - I 9 2 4- Ruth, d. of
Charles Farmer, and has issue — James Parker-Jervis,
Gentleman, b. 1926; Nicholas Parker-Jervis, Gentleman,
b. 1927]; Bridget, twin [m. 1905, Arthur Joseph Clay; and
has issue]; Evelyn, twin [m. 1914, Major Arthur V. Neges,
and has issue]; and Dorothy [m. 1916, Capt. John T.
Coryton, Rifle Bde., and has issue]. Res.— 49 Palace
Gardens Terrace, W.8. Club— New University.

PARKES of Oak Grange (H. Coll.). Or, on a pale
sable, between two oak- trees eradicated proper, a stag's
head caboshed of the field. Mantling sable and or.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a greyhound sejant
sable, collared argent, resting the dexter forepaw upon a
fountain proper, charged with a fleur-de-lys or. Motto
— " Probitate."

Sons of Sir Edward Ebenezer Parkes, Knt., of Oak
Grange, Edgbaston, b. ; d. 1919 ; m. 1879,

Sarah Louise (Res. — Briarwood, Barnt Green,
Worcs.), d. of H. Hartshorne : —
Parkes, Esq., b.
Parkes, Esq., b.

PARKES-BUCHANAN (L.O., 1791)— Or, a lion ram-
pant sable, in dexter forepaw a dagger proper, within the
Royal tressure of the second, all within a bordure
invected gules. Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest —
Upon a wreath of his liveries, two hands grasping a two-
handed sword proper. Mottoes — " Clariora sequor " ; and
" Prosecute or perish." Livery — Blue and gold.

Only son of John Bernard Parkes-Buchanan, Gentle-




man, Heir-male of Buchanan of Ardoch, Heir-of-line o<
Buchanan of Ibert, elder brother and co-heir of the great
Master George Buchanan, Keeper Privy Seal of Scot-
land (1571-1578), b. 1869; d. 1900; m. 1896, Hilda,
d. of Col. Richmond Irvine Crawford, CLE. , Indian
Staff Corps : —
Maurice John Parkes- Buchanan, b. 1897.

PARKIN of Seaton, co. Cumberland (H. Coll.). Argent
an eagle displayed sable, charged on the breast with a
cross pat6e fitchee or, two fiaunches of the second, each
charged with as many billets palewise of the third. Mant-

wing charged with a cross crosslet of the second (for
Parkin). Mantling sable and argent. Crests — 1. on a
wreath of the colours, a Moor's head couped at the
shoulders in profile proper, wreathed round the temples or
and gules, and suspended from the neck by a double chain

ling sable and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours,
an eagle displayed sable, holding in each claw a cross
pat^e fitchee or, and charged on each wing with a billet,
also or. Motto — " Honesta audax."

Sons of Rev. John Parkin, of Halton Vicarage, Hast-
ings and Seaton, co. Cumberland, b. 1803 ; d. 1887 ;
m. 1834, Emilia Elizabeth, d. of Thomas Sharp:—

John Samuel Parkin, Gentleman, M.A. (Camb.), Fellow
of Clare Coll. , Barrister-at-Law, b. 1843; m - l8 7S. Elizabeth
Mary Whitefield, d. of John Bradshaw of Hampstead ; and
has issue— (1) Albert John Parkin, Esq., formerly Capt.
3rd Batt. Royal Sussex Regt., and Hon. Capt. Army,
b. 1876 [m. 1903, Laura Blanche Alice, d. of A. F. Laloe ;
and has issue — John Graham Parkin, Gentleman,*. 1904;
Kenneth Edward Leo Parkin, Gentleman, b. 1907 ; and
Francis Desmond Parkin, Gentleman, b. 1909]; (2)
Reginald Thomas Parkin, Gentleman, b. 1882 ; Violet
Mary Emilia; and Lily Winifred Postlethwaite. Seats—
Seaton and Low Wood Nook.Cumberland. Club— Authors'.

Thomas Parkin, Esq.. J. P. for Sussex, M.A. (Camb.),
F.R.G.S., F.R.Hist.S., F.L.S., Barr.-at-Law, late 3rd
Batt. Border Regt. (Royal Cumberland Mil.), b. 1845.
Estates— The Tarns, Holme St. Cuthbert, Cumberland.
Post, add.— Fairseat, High Wickham, Hastings. Club—

_* D.L. for Cumberland, High Sheriff 1899 ; was autho-
rised by Royal Licence to continue to bear the arms of
Moore and Parkin quarterly. Born July 12, 1865, being
the eldest son of William Parkin of Blaithwaite, Cumber-
land, by his wife Margaret, only dau. of Jos. Barnes.
Armorial hearings — Quarterly, 1 and 4, ermine, on a
chevron between three moorcocks sable, an escallop between
two cross crosslets argent (for Moore) ; 2 and 3, argent, on
a pile sable, between two fir-cones erect, slipped and
eaved in base proper, an eagle displayed of the field, each

gold, an escutcheon argent, charged with a cross crosslet
sable (for Moore) ; 2. on a wreath of the colours, on a mount
vert, a fir-cone, as in the arms, between two-wings sable.
Motto — " Aut nunquam tentes aut perfice." Livery — Light
fawn, with black facings. Married, ist, Sept. 12, 1888,
Lucy Josephine Cranage (who died Aug. 1, 1903), d. of the
late J. E. Cranage, Ph.D., of the Old Hall, Wellington,
Salop; and has Issue — (1) George Parkin-Moore, Gentle-
man, b. June 20, 1903; Lucy Agnes; and Eleanor; 2nd,
1906, Margaret Helena, only dau. of A, M. Gordon, Esq.,
of Newton, Aberdeenshire ; and has by her (2) Alexander
William Parkin-Moore, Gentleman, b. 1907 ; and Margaret
Erica. Seat— Whitehall, Mealsgate, Cumberland.

PARKINSON (H. Coll., n Sept. 1922). Chequy

azure and argent, on a pile or, two roses gules, barbed





and seeded proper, and a fleur-de-lys also gules. Mantling
azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours,
issuant from the battlements of a tower or, a thunderbolt
proper. Badge — An ostrich feather azure, entiled by a
mascle or. Motto — " Facta non verba."

Third son of Jacob Parkinson, of Pendleton, b.

1837 ; d. 1903 ; m. 1862, Mary Ann, d. of Edward

Lindsay Hall : —
Sir Albert Lindsay Parkinson, Knt. Bach. (1922),
M.P. Blackpool 1918-22, Hon. Capt. Lanes. R.A.S.C,
M.T. (V.) Freeman City of London, and of Borough of
Blackpool (impaling for Singleton— or, on a chevron
gules, between two torteaux in chief, and in base a
rose of the second barbed and seeded proper, a cross
patee of the first), b. 1870; m. 1911, Isabel Margaret
Ann, d. of Robert Jackson Singleton, of Blackpool ;
and has issue — (1) Robert Wylie Parkinson, Esq., b.
I ^95 ; (2) Albert Thornton Parkinson, Esq., b. 1897 ;
(3) John Lindsay Parkinson, Esq., b. 1902 ; (4) Harold

Jackson Parkinson, Esq., b. 1919. Res. Royal Bank,

Marion, Blackpool. Clubs — Constitutional, St. Stephen's.

PARKINSON (R.L. 1840, H. Coll.). Gules, on a
chevron engrailed between three ostrich feathers erect argent,
a fleur-de-lys azure between two pellets. Mantling gules and
argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, an antelope
trippant proper, in the mouth two ostrich feathers argent.
Motto — ' ' Dieu pour nous."

Only son of John Wilson Henry Parkinson, Gentleman
(eld. son of William Henry Parkinson, see below), b.
1877; d. 1923 ; m. 1919, Winifred Mary, d. of Joseph
Angus Forster, of 46 Croslands Park, Barrow-in-
Furness : —
George Robert Parkinson, Gentleman, b. 1921. Seat —
Ravendale Hall, co. Lincoln.

Son of William Henry Parkinson, Gentleman, b. 1845 ;
d. 1924 ; m. 1876, Marion Codd : —
William Gillian Parkinson, Gentleman, M.A. (Oxon.), b.
1882. Res. — Ravendale Hall, co. Lincoln. Club— New
Oxford and Cambridge.

PARLANE (H. Coll.). Per fesse argent and or, a saltire
raguly gules, guttee-d'eau, between in chief and in base a
rose of the third, barbed and seeded proper, and on either
side a hedgehog passant, also proper. Mantling gules
and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, out of
a rock a demi-savage affrontee proper, holding in the
dexter hand three arrows (two in saltire and one in pale),
points upwards or, headed and feathered argent, and in the
sinister hand a rose as in the arms, slipped and leaved
proper. Motto — "This I'll defend."

Son of James Parlane, Esq., J. P., of Appleby Lodge,

b. 1833 ; d. 1896 ; m. 1863, Margaret Carrick, d. of

William Thorburn of Manchester : —

William Parlane, Gentleman, b. 1870. Seat— Derrie, co.

Wigtown. Res.— Gable End, The Downs, Bowdon,



PARNELL (H, Coll.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, gules, two
chevronels and in chief three escallops argent (Parnell) ; 2
and 3, or, a cross engrailed per pale gules and sable, a
crescent for difference (Brooke). Mantling gules and
argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, a boar's head
erased or between two wings gules, each charged with two
chevronels argent. Motto — " Te digna sequere."

Son of Henry, 4th Baron Congleton, b. 1839 ; d. 1906 ;

m. 1885, Elizabeth Peter, d. of Dugald Dove of

Nutshill, co. Renfrew : —
Rt. Hon. Sir John Brooke Molesworth Parnell, 6th Baron
Congleton (18 Aug. 1841), 9th Bart. (3 Nov. 1766), B.A.
(Oxon.), Lieut.-Comdr. R.N. [Supporters— Dexter, an
angel proper, winged and radiated gold ; sinister, a hermit
vested proper, a staff in his exterior hand, on the brim of
his hat an escallop gold], b. 1892 ; m. 1918, Hon. Edith Mary
Palmer, d. of the late Robert Jared Bliss Howard, and
Margaret Charlotte, Baroness Strathcona and Mount
Royal; andhassurv. issue — Hon. William Jared Parnell, b.
1925 ; Hon. Mary Elizabeth ; Hon. Jean Margaret ; Hon.
Sheila Helen ; and Hon. Ann Bridget. Seat— Minstead
Lodge, Lyndhurst, Hants. Town res.— 46 Green Street,
W.i. Club — United Service.

Sons of Col. Hon. Arthur Parnell, late R.E., b. 1841 ;

d. 1914 ; m. 1868, Mary Anne. d. of Alfred R. Dunn:—

Arthur Reginald Bligh Parnell, Esq.,£. 1871. Res. —
Bertram Darner Parnell, Esq., Lieut. R.N.V.R. , b. 1876 ;
m. 1899, Madeline, d. of James Byrne; and has issue — Des-
mond Darner Parnell, Gentleman, b. 1900 ; Miles Bligh
Darner Parnell, Gentleman, b. 1903; Nancy Stewart; and
Mary Margaret. Res. — 45 Falkner Street, Liverpool.

Harold Stewart Parnell, Esq., Lieut, late R.N.V.R.,
b. 1880; m. 1919, Marjorie Eva, d. of Herbert Summers, of
Peking, and has issue — Joan Letitia Brooke. Res. — Chine
House, Shanklin, Isle of Wight.

Ygr. sons of Henry William, 3rd Lord Congleton, b.
1809; d. 1896; m. 1st, Sophia (d. 1846), d. of Col.
Hon. William Bligh; 2nd, 1851, Hon. Caroline
Margaret Dawson, Maid of Honour to Queen Victoria,
d. of Hon. Lionel C. Dawson : —
Hon. Victor Alexander Lionel Dawson Parnell, Barrister-
at-Law, b. 1852. Seat— Court Lodge, Wychling, Sitting-
bourne. Club — United University.

Hon. Lionel Charles Nugent Parnell, b. 1864; m. 1899,
Marjorie Gore, d. of William Millar ; and has issue —
(1) Harold Charles Stewart Parnell, Esq., b. 1900; (2) Hugh
Francis Parnell, Gentleman, b. 1903; Evelyn Molly; and
Louisa Catherine. Res. —

Sons of Henry Tudor Parnell, Gentleman, B.A.
(Camb.), Barrister-at-Law, b. 1850; d. 1915 ; m, 1882,
Penelope Jane, d. of Rev. Thomas Luby, D.D. : —
Henry Maurice Stewart Parnell, Gentleman, b. 1884.

Harold de Mowbray Parnell, Gentleman, b. 1889. IRes. —

PARR (H. Coll.). Argent, between two bars sable, |as
many roses palewise gules, barbed and seeded proper, within
a bordure engrailed of the second, charged with five bezants,
and as many pear-leaves alternately or. Mantling sable

and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, in front
of a maiden's head proper, an escallop or, between two
bezants. Motto — " Faire sans dire."

Son of Joseph Charlton Parr, Esq. , J. P. co. Chester,

and J. P. and D.L. co. Hereford, b. 1837; d. 1920;

m. 1872, Jessie Maria, eld. d. of Col. George Lister-

Kaye, 5th West York Militia, formerly 10th Royal

Hussars . —

Roger Charlton Parr, Esq., J. P. and D.L. (High Sheriff

1905), J. P. cos. Lancaster, Chester and Argyll, M.A. (Oxon),

b. 1874 ; m. 1906, Lady Julian Mary, eld. d. of 7th Earl of

Roden ; and has issue — Henry Charlton Parr, Gentleman,

b. 1907 [m. 1928, Ellinor, d. of late Sir Archer Croft, Bt., of

Croft Castle]. Seats — Grappenhall Heyes, Warrington ;

The Weir, Hereford. Res. — Elm Court, Ringmer, Sussex ;

2 Green Street, Grosvenor Square, W.i. Clubs — Carlton,

Junior Carlton, R.A.C.




Son of Raymond William Parr, Esq., late Capt. 75th
Regt. of Foot, b. 1843; <£ T 9 21 I m - 1881, Hon.
Constance Lavinia Harriet Plunkett (d. 1921), d. of
the Rt. Hon. the sixteenth Baron Dunsany : —
Lionel Edward Parr, Gentleman, b. 1882. Res.—

Son of the lateThomas Parr, Esq., J. P. and D.L. for
co. of Chester, by his second wife Alicia, d. of Philip
Charlton of Wytheford Hall, Salop:—
Henry Bingham Parr, Gentleman, b. 1845, Post. add. —
27 Rodney Street, Liverpool.

Only son of Cecil Francis Parr, Esq., of Kimpton

Grange, J. P. for Cheshire, b. 1847; d. 1928; m. 1882,

Amy Ursula, d. of Robert, 7th Baron Dimsdale: —

Raymond Cecil Parr, Esq., First Sec. Diplomatic Service,

B.A., b. 1884; m. 1913, Audrey Bapst, d. of Baroness

Jacques de Gunzbury ; and has issue — Anthony James

Parr, Gentleman, b. 1914. Seat — Kimpton Grange,

Wehvyn, Herts. Res. — British Legation, Budapest,

Hungary. Club — St. James's.

PARR ( U.O.). Argent, within a bordure engrailed sable,
two bars azure, and in base a crescent of the second.
Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, an arm in armour embowed holding a pair of
compasses all proper. Motto — " Nee par nee impar."
Son of Lieut.-Col. Thomas Roworth Parr: —

Clements Parr, Esq., C.B.E. (Mil. 1919), Col, late Oxford-
shire and Bucks. L.I., b. 1865, m. 1900, Dorothy Mary
Hare, d. of William Stancomb, of Blount's Court, Devizes,
Wilts. Res. — Alphington, nr. Exeter. Club— Naval and

PARRINGTON of Backwood Hall (H. Coll., 30 Jan.
1919). Gules, on a fesse engrailed between three bulls'
heads couped at the neck argent, a rose of the field.


PARRY (H. Coll.). Argent, on a chevron between three
lions rampant azure, as many garbs or. Mantling 1 azure

Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a bull's head as in the arms, gorged with a
collar and charged with a rose both gules. Motto —
" Prodesse quam conspici."

Only son of Thomas Parrington, of Penrhyn Bav,

North Wales, b. 1853 ; m. 1877, Martha Ellen, d.

of William Schofield, formerly of Wigan, Lanes. : —

Frank Parrington, Gentleman, b. 1878; m. 1918,

Daisy, 2nd d. of Clarence C. Knowles, of Hoylake,

Cheshire ; and has issue — Ronald Frank Parrington,

Gentleman, b. 1923 ; and Helen Mary. Seat — Backwood

Hall, Neston, Cheshire. Clubs — Junior Carlton, Royal

Liverpool Golf.

and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a demi-
lion rampant azure, upon the head a garb or. Motto —
" E virtute copia."

Sons of Frederick John Parry, Esq., Deputy- Lieut, of
the Tower Hamlets, and Major in the King's Own
Light Infantry Militia, of The Cedars, Sunninghill,
Berks., b. i8ig; d. 1885; m. : —
Major-Gen. Frederick William Best Parry, late of
Cheshire Regt., b. 1841. Res. —

Lt.-Col. Gilbert Sidney Parry, b. . Res.— 18 Hyde

Gardens, Eastbourne.

PARRY (H. Coll., 29 Dec. 1904). Argent, on a fesse
cottised between three lozenges sable, an estoile of the field.
Mantling sable and argent. Crest-— On a wreath of the
colours, between two olive-branches, five battleaxes erect,
the centre and two sinister with the blades to the dexter,
and the two dexter with the blades to the sinister, all proper.
Motto— "Try."

Sons of Rt. Rev. Edward Parry, D.D. , Bishop Suffragan

of Dover, and Archdeacon of Canterbury, b. 1830 ; d.

1890; m. 1859, Matilda, d. of Benjamin Williams, of

Hillingdon and Limpsfield : —
The Most Rev. Edward Archibald Parry, D.D., M.A.
(Oxon.), Bishop of Guiana 1900-21, Archbishop of the
West Indies 1 917-21, b. i860. Res. — Port of Spain,
Trinidad, W.I. Club— Athenaeum.

Sir Frederick Sydney Parry, K.B.E. (Civil 1925), C.B.
(Civil 1902), Dep. Chairman of H.M.'s Customs and Excise,
1904-25, b. 1861 ; m. 1891, Anna Mary, d. of Very Rev. Hon.
William Henry Fremantle, Dean of Ripon ; and has issue —
William Edward Parry, Esq., Comdr. R.N. , b. 1893 [»»•
1922, Maude Mary, d. of Dr. A. C. de Beauvoir Phillips,
M.D. ; and has issue — Peter Edward Parry, Gentleman,
b. 1923 ; Ann Katharine (twin) ; and Katharine Isabel [m.
1922, Arthur Basil Blagdon, M.C.]. Res.— Hooke Hall,
Uckfield, Sussex. Club— Athenaeum.

PARRY-EVANS (H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1 and 4,
azure, a boar's head erased between three crosses
ancree or (for Evans) ; 2 and 3, per fesse argent and
sable, in chief three lozenges of the second, and in
base a greyhound courant of the first (for Parry). Mant-
ling azure and or. Crests — x. on a wreath of the colours,
upon a mount vert, a boar's head erased or, holding in




the mouth a battleaxe in bend sinister proper, and

charged with a cross ancree azure (for Evans) ; 2. on a

wreath of the colours, between two spear-heads argent, a

greyhound sejant sable (for Parry). Motto — " Dili-

gentia fide patientia."

Sons of Maj. Samuel Evans, of the Vicarage, Bishop

Auckland, b. 1839; m. 1868, Anne, d. of the late

John Parry, of Narberth, co. Pembroke: —

Rev. Adolphus Benjamin Parry-Evans, Clerk in Holy

Orders, B.A. (London), Vicar of St. Andrew, Auckland,

b. 1 871 ; m. 1900, Hon. Sarah James, only d. of 2nd

Baron Northbourne ; and has issue — Cuthbert John

Parry-Evans, Gentleman, b. 1905; Edith Anne;

Margaret Christine. Res. — The Vicarage, Bishop

Auckland, Durham. „ ,, „ „ DP

Rev. Joseph DavidSamuelParry-Evans,C.M.G.,C.B.k.,

Asst. Chaplain-General (1916), Fellow King's Coll.,
London, Hon. Chaplain to H.M. The King, 1922, b.
1876 ; m. 1st, 1906, Olive, d. of William Dawson, Esq.,
of Shortlands, Kent ; 2nd, 1920, Hon. Norah, d. of 2nd
Baron Belper ; and has issue (by 1st wife) — David
Parry-Evans, Gentleman, b. 1907 ; Peter Parry-Evans,
Gentleman, 6. 1914. Res.— Brantfell, Aldershot. Club-
Junior Army and Navy.

Rev. Taku John Constable Parry-Evans, A.K.C.,
Vicar of Shapwick since 1919. b. 1877; m. 1906, Fanny
Elizabeth, d. of the late Alexander Thomas Parkes,
Res. — The Vicarage, Shapwick, near Wimborne,

PARRY-HAWKSHAW (Confirmed U.O. 1827; H.
Coll.). Quarterly.i and 4, argent, a chevron gules between
three hawks' heads erased proper, each gorged with a
ducal coronet or (for Hawkshaw) ; 2 and 3, azure, a cinque-
foil argent, between three ducal coronets or (for Parry).
Mantling gules and argent. Crest— On a wreath of
the colours, a hawk's head erased and gorged as in the
arms. Motto—" Perseverance." Livery— Drab, scarlet
collar, scarlet and white striped waistcoat.

Only son of Edward Crichton Parry-Hawkshaw,

Esq., of Oakbank. Tuffley, J.P., Major R.A., 6.1854 ;

d 1928 ; assumed by Deed Poll, 1924, the additional

surname of Parry ; m. 1899, Ethel Sophia Frances,

eld. d. of Lieut. Lord Francis Horace Pierrepoint

Cecil, R.N., of Stocken Hall, Lines. :—

Roderic Edward William Cecil Parry-Hawkshaw,

Gentleman, Hon. 2nd LieuU R.A.F., b. 1900. Seat—

Oakbank, Tuffley, Glos.

bearings (R.L. 14 Aug. 1880, H. Coll.).— Quarterly, 1 and
4, per saltire argent and azure, a fret couped between two
boars passant in pale and as many anchors in fesse, all
counterchanged (Mitchell) ; 2 and 3, per fesse argent and
azure, a fesse between two lozenges in chief and a cross
molin'ein base, all counterchanged (Parry). Crests— 1. on
a wreath of the colours, a lion's gamb erased azure,
holding a fret or, between two wings erminois, each
charged with an anchor erect of the first (for Mitchell) ;
2. on a wreath of the colours, a stag's head couped proper,
gorged with a chain gold, suspended therefrom, resting upon
the wreath, an escutcheon azure, charged with a lozenge
argent, and between the attires a lozenge or (for Parry).
Motto — " Frappez avec raison." Postal address — The Gate
House, Merevale, Atherstone, Warwickshire.

PARSONS (U.O. , 1620). Gules, three leopards' faces
argent. Mantling gules and argent. Crest— On a wreath
of the colours, a demi-poleaxe erect gules, the point or.
Motto—" Pro Deo et rege."

Sons of Right Hon. Sir William Edward Parsons, 5th

Earl of Rosse, b. 1873; d. 1918 ; m. 1905, Florence

Lois, second d. of Cecil Edmund Lister- Kaye, D.L.,

of Denby Grange, Wakefield:—

Rt. Hon. Sir Laurence Michael Harvey Parsons, 6th Earl

of Rosse, Baron Oxmantown, in Ireland, and a Baronet;

Baronet (15 Dec. 1677), Baron (25 Sept. 1792), Earl (3 Feb.

1806) [Supporters— Two leopards argent, pellettCe, each

gorged with a collar gules, charged with four bezants], b.

1906. Seat — Birr Castle, King's Co.

Hon. Desmond Edward Parsons, b. 1910.
Only surv. son of Rt. Hon. Sir Laurence Parsons, 4th
Earl of Rosse , K. P. , D. C. L. , LL. D. , F. R. S. , a Repre-
sentative Peer, Lieut, and Custos Rotulorum King's
Co., High Sheriff 1867, Chancellor of the University of
Dublin, Pres. of the Royal Dublin Society 1888-92,

Pres. of the Royal Irish Academy 1896-1901, one of
the Senate of the Royal University of Ireland, b. 1840;
d. 1908 ; m. 1870, the Hon. Frances Cassandra Hawke,
only child of Edward William, 4th Lord Hawk* : —
Hon. Geoffry Lawrence Parsons, M.A. (Oxon.), b. 1874;
m. 1911, Margaret Betty, eld. d. of Sir John Evelyn Glad-
stone, 4th Bart., D.L. , of Bowdon Park, Cheshire. Res. —
Manor House, Froyle, Alton, Hants. Clubs — Athenaeum,
Jun. Carlton, Northern Counties.

4th son of Rt. Hon. Sir William Parsons, K.P. ,

3rd Earl of Rosse, Chancellor of the University of

Dublin, M.P. for King's Co. 1821-34, the distinguished

astronomer, sometime Pres. of the Royal Society,

b. 1800; d. 1867; m. 1836, Mary, d. and co-heiress of

John Wilmer Field of Heaton Hall, co. Yorks. : —

Rev. the Hon. Randal Parsons, M.A. , T.C.D., Rector of

Sandhurst, Berks., 1880-1921, Canon of Christchurch,

Oxford, b. 1848 ; m. 1876, Eleanor Victoria, second d. of

Rt. Rev. J. F. Mackarness, D.D., late Bishop of Oxford.

Res. — The Oaks, Havvley, Blackwater, Hants.

Sons of Hon. Richard Gere Parsons, M.A. , T.C.D. ,

b. 1851 ; d. 1923; m. 1878, Agnes Elizabeth (d. 1922),

d. of John Fredk. La Trobe- Bateman, F.R.S., of

Moor Park : —

William Frederick Parsons, Esq., D.S.O., Lt.-Col. late

R.A. , b. 1879 ; m. 1915, Clara, d. of Hon. Edward Strutt,

and has issue — Desmond Richard Parsons, Gentleman, b.

1916 ; and Nancy Olivia. Res. — Cardfields, Hatfield

Peveril, Essex.

Arthur David Clere Parsons, Esq., B.A. (Camb. ), b.
1881 ; m. 1914, Doris, d. of the late Norman C. Cook-
son, of Wylam, Northumberland, and has issue — Arthur
Christopher Parsons, Gentleman, b. 1919 ; Norman Charles
Parsons, Gentleman, b. 1926; Theodora Phoebe; and
Phyllis Rosemary. Res. — Crewes Place, Upper Warling-
ham, Surrey. Club — Union.

Very Rev. Laurence Edmund Parsons, Dean of Cape
Town since 1925, b. 1883 ; m. 1911, Lydia Dorothy, yst. d.
of Frederick Foster La Trobe-Bateman ; and has issue —
Mary Alice. A ddress— Deanery, Cape Town, S. Africa.

John Randal Parsons, Esq., late Lieut. R.N.V.R., b.
1884 ; m. 1909, Hon. Alice Esmeralda O'Neill, d. of 2nd
Baron O'Neill. Res. — Little Gillions, Croxley Green,
Herts. Club — Travellers'.

Rev. Richard Edward Parsons, Vicar of Oxhey since 1927,
formerly Lieut.-Col. R.E.,M.A. (Camb.), A.K.C., b. 1888 ;
m. 1917, Hester, d. of Major John W. A. Drummond,
late Scots Gds. ; and has issue— Desmond John Parsons,
Gentleman, b. 1925 ; and 4 daus. Res. — Vicarage, Oxhey,

6th son of 3rd Earl of Rosse (see above) : —
Hon. Sir Charles Algernon Parsons, O.M., K.C.B., J. P.
(High Sheriff 1910) Northumberland, F.R.S., D.Sc. Oxford
and Cambridge, Trin. Coll., Dublin, and Durham, D.C.L.
Glasgow and Edinburgh, M.A. Camb., Pres. British
Association 1919, b. 1854 ; m. 1883, Katherine, d. of William
Bethell of Rise ; and has had issue — Algernon George
Parsons, Esq., temp. Major R.A., b. 1886 ; killed in action
1918 ; and Rachel Mary. Seat — Ray Desmesne, Kirk-
whelpington, Northumberland. Town res. — 1 Upper
Brook Street, W.i. Clubs — Athenaeum, Carlton, Roy.
Societies, St. Stephen's, Northern Counties (Newcastle-on-

Surv. sons of Hon. Laurence Parsons, b. 1805 ;
d. 1894 ; m. ist, 1836, Lady Elizabeth, eldd. of Hector
John Graham, 2nd Earl of Norbury ; 2nd, 1849, Hon.
Jane, eld. d. of William, 2nd Lord Faversham : —
Albert William Parsons, Esq., b. 1850. Res. —
Randolph Cecil Parsons, Esq., b. 1852. Res. —

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