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Walton-on-the-Hill, Surrey. Club — Brooks's.

POLLITT of Bowdon, Cheshire (H. Coll.). Azure, a
sword erect, point upwards proper, between two similar
swords pointed in pile, on a chief or, a demi-sun in
splendour gules. Mantling azure and or. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, issuant from a circlet of gold charged
with a cross formed gules, a dexter arm in armour embowed,
grasping in the hand a sword all proper.

Sons of Col. Sir William Pollitt, V.D., J. P. and D.L.
(High Sheriff of Cheshire 1908), Lt.-Col. (Hon. Col.)
The Engineers Royal Vol. Staff Corps, Officer of
Order of Leopold of Belgium, b. 1842; d. ; tn.

1862, Esther, d. of Robert Crompton of Ashton-under-
Lyne : —
Col. James Burton Pollitt, b. 1862. Res.— Patcham
Grange, Patcham, Sussex.

Major Harry Pollitt, b. 1866; m. 1901, Mabel Amanda
Alves. Club — Junior Carlton.


POLLOCK (H. Coll., 11 Dec. 1922). Azure, three fleurs-
de-lys within a bordure engrailed or, on a chief ermine
two portcullises of the second. Mantling azure and or.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a boar passant quar-
terly or and vert, pierced through the sinister shoulder
with an arrow proper. Supporters — On either side a
boar or, muzzled collared and chained sable. Motto —
" Audacter et strenue."

Son of George Frederick Pollock, of Hanworth,

Middlesex, Queen's Remembrancer, b. 1821 ; d.

1915 ; tn. 1851, Frances Diana, d. of the late Rev.

Henry Herbert, Rector of Rathdowney, Queen's

Co. :—
Rt. Hon. Sir Ernest Murray Pollock, P.C., K.B.E.

(1917), 1st Baron Hanworth of Middlesex (1926), 1st
Bart., J. P. Herts., K.C., Barrister-at-Law and Bencher
Inner Temple, Master of the Rolls since 1923, Solicitor-
General 1919, Attorney-General 1922, Officer Legion of
Honour, has Order of SS. Maurice and Lazarus,
b. 1861 ; tn. 1887, Laura, d. of Sir Thomas Salt,
1st Bart., of Weeping Cross, Stafford ; and has had
issue — Charles Thomas Anderson Pollock, Esq., Capt. E.
Yorks. Regt., b. 1889 ; killed in action 1918 [tn. 1915, Alice
Joyce, d. of the late John Henry Becher, of Southwell,
Notts.; and had issue — David Bertram Pollock, Esq.,
b. 1916] ; and Hon. Marjorie Laura. Res. — 2 Lygon
Place, Grosvenor Gardens, S.W.i. Clubs — Athenaeum,
Carlton, Oxford and Cambridge.

POLLOCK (L.O., 1847). Azure, three fleurs-de-lys
within a bordure engrailed or, on a canton ermine, a port-
cullis of the second. Mantling gules, doubled argent.
Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a boar passant quarterly
or and vert, pierced through the sinister shoulder with an
arrow proper. Motto — "Audacter et strenue." Sup-
porters— On either side a talbot sable, gorged with a collar,
and therefrom pendent a portcullis or.

Eld son of Sir (William) Frederick Pollock, 2nd Bart.,

Queen's Remembrancer and Senior Master of the

Supreme Court of Judicature, b. 1815 ; d. 1888 ; tn.

1844, Juliet, d. of Rev. Henry Creed, Vicar of

Corse : —

Rt. Hon. Sir Frederick Pollock, 3rd Bart. (2 Aug. 1866),

P.C., Hon. Fellow of Trin. Coll. (Camb.) and Corpus Christi

Coll. (Oxford), M.A., D.C.L., LL.D., F.B.A., K.C.,

Judge of the Admiralty Court of the Cinque Ports since

1914, b. 1845; tn. 1873, Georgina Harriet, ygr. d. of

John Deffell of Calcutta ; and has issue — Frederick John

Pollock, Esq., M.A. (Camb.), past Fellow of Trin. Coll.,

Barrister-at-Law (Lincoln's Inn), b. 1878 [tn. 1st, 1920,

Princess Lydia Bariatinsky (d. 1921); 2nd, 1925, Madame

Alix Soubiran] ; and Alice Isabella [tn. 1st, 1902, Sidney

Philip Perigal Waterlow (marr. annulled 1912) ; 2nd,

1912, Orlando Cyprian Williams, and has issue]. Res. —

21 Hyde Park Place, W. Chambers — 13 Old Square,

Lincoln's Inn, London, W.C. Club — Athenaeum.

POLLOCK (L.O., Matric. 17 Oct. 1923). Azure, a boar
passant pierced through the sinister shoulder with an arrow,
between three fleurs-de-lys within a bordure engrailed or
charged with four mitres of the first on a canton ermine, a
portcullis of the second ; the said arms impaled on the dexter
with the arms of the See of Norwich, viz.: — Azure, three
mitres or ; behind the shield which is surmounted by his
mitre two croziers in saltire.

Sixth son of George Frederick Pollock, b. 1821 ; d.

1915; m. Frances Diana, d. of Rev. Henry Herbert : —

Rt. Rev. Bertram Pollock, K.C.V.O. (1921), D.D., Lord

Bishop of Norwich since 1910, b. 1863 ; tn. 1928, Joan, d.

of Rev. Algernon Dudley Ryder, of Maresfield Rectory,

Sussex. Res. — The Palace, Norwich. Club — Athenaeum.

POLLOCK (L.O., 1847, and H. Coll., 1866). Azure,
three fleurs-de-lys within a bordure engrailed or, on a canton
ermine, a portcullis of the second. Mantling azure and or.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a boar passant quarterly
or and vert, pierced by an arrow proper. Motto — Over
the crest, " Audacter et strenue."

Son of Walter Herries Pollock, Esq. (2nd son of Sir
Frederick Pollock, 2nd Bart.), M.A. (Camb.), Barrister-
at-Law, b. 1850; d. 1926; m. 1876, Emtra Jane (d.
1922), d. of the late Col. Pipon, Seigneur de Noirmont,
Jersey: —
Guy Cameron Pollock, Esq., late Lieut. R.N.V.R., and
Capt. R.G.A., b. 1876 ; tn. 1901, Edith, d. of the late Gen.
William Lennox Ingall, C.B. Res. — 128 Ashley Gardens,


Third son of Sir Frederick William Pollock, 2nd Bart.

b. 1815 ; d. 1888 ; tn. 1844, Juliet, d. of Rev. Henry

Creed, Vicar of Corse : —

Maurice Emilius Pollock, Esq., b. 1857; tn. 1st, 1880,

Lydia (d. 1884), d. of Roberts ; 2nd, 1889, Mabel,

d. of John Macpherson, of Victoria. Club— Savile.

Sons of Dighton Nicolas Pollock, Esq., Barrister-at-
Law, b. 1864 ; d. 1927 ; tn. 1921, Hon. Margaret Anna
Buckmaster, d. of 1st Baron Buckmaster : —
Richard Stanley Pollock, Esq., b. 1922. Res. — 13
Kensington Park Gardens, W.n.
John Dighton Pollock, Gentleman, b. 1924.




GEORGE POLLOCK, Gentleman. Armorial bearings
Vert, a saltire argent, between two hunting-horns in the
flanks of the second, garnished and stringed gules, and
a quatrefoil in base or. Mantling vert and argent. Crest
— On a wreath of his liveries, a boar passant pierced with a
dart bendwise or. Motto — " Audacter et strenue."
Residence —

HUGH POLLOCK, Gentleman, Barrister - at - Law,
M. A. (Cantab.), late Assist. -Registrar Land Registry, Capt.
and Hon. Major (ret.) Inns of Court V. R.C. Born 1859,
being the eldest surv. son of the late George David Pollock
Esq., F.R.C.S. (Eng.), Surgeon in Ordinary to H.R.H.
the Prince of Wales, Consulting Surgeon to St. George's
Hospital, by his wife Marianne Charity, eldest daughter
of Robert Saun iers of the Bengal Civil Se: vice. Armo-
rial bearings (L.O. 1847, H. Coll. 1872)— Azure, three

fleurs-de-lys within a bordure embattled or, and for an
honourable augmentation in respect of the first Baronet's
distinguished services in the Afghan War, on a chief
of the second an Eastern crown gules, superscribed
" Khyber," and on a canton ermine three cannons fessways
in pale sable, a" crescent for difference. Upon the escutcheon
is placed a helmet befitting his degree, with a Mantling
azure and or ; and for his Crests, 1. of honourable augmen-
tation, upon a wreath of the colours, a lion rampant guar-
dant argent, crowned with an Eastern crown or, holding in
his paws in bend an Afghan banner displayed gules, bor-
dered or and vert, the staff broken, and in an escroll over
the same the word " Affghanistan ; " 2. upon a wreath of
the colours, a boar passant quarterly embattled or and
vert, pierced with an arrow proper ; and in an escroll over
the same this Motto, "Audacter et strenue." Married,
1898, Alice, d. of the late Cornwallis Wykeliam-Martin of
The Hill, Purton, Wilts. ; and has issue -Hugh Wykeham
David Pollock, Gentleman, B.A. (Cantab.), Tanganyika
Territory C.S., b. 1900; and Francis Alison [m. 1923, Sir
Edward Reynell Anson, Bart., and has issue]. Res. —
Crossways, South Chard, Somerset. Club — Oxford and

POLSON (H. Coll., 27 May 1920). Gules, two palets
or, a pile of the last charged with a bar of the first, and
three cross crosslets in chief sable. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, a sphinx's head couped affrontee or.
Motto—" Steadfast."

Son of Thomas Andrew Poison, of Dublin and Tuam,
co. Galway ; m. Catharine, d. of the late Joseph
Potter, of Dublin :—

Sir Thomas Andrew Poison, K.B.E., C.M.G., T.D., Col.
(ret.) R.A.O.C, M.P. Dover 1921-22, b. 1865 ; m. 1st,
1887, Rachel (obtained a divorce 1898) ; 2nd, 1918, Eliza-
beth, d. of John Lindsay, of Edinburgh, and widow of
F. A. Lindsay-Smith, Esq., J. P., C.C. ; and has issue (by
1st marriage) — Thomas Andrew Poison, Esq., b. 1889.
Res. — 18 Sussex Place, N.W.i. Club — Cavalry.

POLWHELE (H. Coll., granted by Dethick, Garter
1568). Sable, a saltire engrailed ermine, in chief a ] ile or.
Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the

colours, a blackamoor's head with an oak-branch in his
mouth proper.

Sons of Thomas Roxburgh Polwhele, Esq., M.A. ,

F.G.S., J. P. and D.L., Lieut. -Col. 2nd Brigade

Western Division R.A. , b. 1831 ; d. 1909; m. 1861,

Fanny, d. of William Thomas Carne, son of Joseph

Carne of Penzance, F.R.S. , F.G.S. :—

Arthur Carne Polwhele, Esq., O.B.E., J.P., Supt. Eng.

Indian Public Works Dept. (ret.), b. 1864; m. 1888, Eva

Florence, d. of William Nassau Gordon of Mullingar,

Ireland. Seat — Polwhele, near Truro, co. Cornwall.

Henry Walter Polwhele, Gentleman, b. 1866. Res. —
Portscatho, Cornwall.

John Archibald Polwhele, Gentleman, M.I.C.E. , b. 1871 ;
m. 1st, 1898, Annie Louisa (d. 1905), d. of William Kaye,
I.C.S. , and has had issue — (1) Thomas Cecil Polwhele,
Esq., Lieut. R.N., b. 1899; d. 1923; (2) Reginald Kaye
Polwhele, Gentleman, b. 1903; 2nd, Katharine Edith (d.
1927), d. of John Ferguson of Lanark, Scotland. Res. —
Jalpaiguri, Eastern Bengal, India.



POLWHELE (H. Coll.). Sable, a saltire engrailed
ermine. Mantling sable and argent. Crest— On a wreath
of the colours, a bull gules, horned or.

Son of Rev. Arthur Baskerville Polwhele, Rector of
Quinton, co. Northampton, and Vicar of Preston
Deanery, b. 1858 ; m. 1888, Mary Robinson, eldest d.
of Rev. John Leech Porter, formerly Vicar of Lady-
wood, near Birmingham: —
Drogo Edward Baskerville Polwhele, Gentleman, b. 1896.




POLLOK (L.O. Dec. 1915). |Vert, a saltire argent,
between a lion dormant in chief or, and three hunting-horns
of the last stringed of the second and garnished gules in

the flanks and base. Mantling vert, doubled argent.
Crest— On a wreath of his liveries, a boar passant trans-
fixed with an arrow proper. Motto — ' ' Audacter et strenue."
The late William Gilmour Pollok, Gentleman, of Craigton
and Blackhouse, co. Renfrew, 6. 1875; d. 1925; m. 1903,
Frances Anne (Res. — The Firs, Frant, Sussex), d. of
Alexander Sparrow, of Green Heys, Ross, Herefordshire,
and left issue — Frances Adeline Gilmour [m. 1927, Francis
Edward Barry Jackson, and has issue — Felicity Anne
Pollok]; and Jessie Graham [m. 1929, John A. Keyser].
Estates — Craigton, Blackhouse, and Titwood, all in co.
Renfrew ; and Dudcanrig, in co. Lanark.

POMEROY (U.O., 1783). Or, a lion rampant gules,
holding in the dexter paw an apple slipped proper.
Mantling gules and or. Crest— On a wreath of the
colours, a lion rampant gules, holding an apple as in the
arms. Motto — " Virtutis fortuna comes."

Sons of Rt. Hon. James Spencer Pomeroy, 6th Vis-
count, M.A. (Camb. ), J. P. cos. Hereford and Surrey,
b. 1836; d. 1912 ; m. 1861, Florence Wallace, d.
of William Wallace Legge of Malone House, co.
Antrim : —
Rt. Hon. Ernest Arthur George Pomeroy, 7th Viscount
(5 July 1791) and Baron (10 Oct. 1783) Harberton, late
20th Hussars, and 3rd Batt. Roy. Dub. Fus. [Supporters
— Two wolves, the dexter proper, the sinister argent, each
collared and chained or], b. 1867. Res. — Cottage Castelli,
Ville-es-Martin, St. Nazaire, France. Club — St. James's.

Hon. Ralph Legge Pomeroy, O.B.E., Major, Gen. Res.
Dragoon Gds. , J. P. Northampton, B.A. (Oxon.), served
S. Africa 1890-1902 (Queen's medal 3 clasps, King's medal
2 clasps), and Great War 1914-19, b. 1869 ; m. 1907, Mary
Katharine, only d. of Arthur William Leatham, Esq., J. P.,
of Miserden Park ; and has issue — (1) Henry Ralph Martyn
Pomeroy. Esq., b. 1908 ; (2) Thomas de Vantort Pomeroy,
Gentleman, b. 1910; (3) Robert William Pomeroy, Esq.
(twin), b. 1916 ; and Rosamund Mary (twin). Res. — South-
fields Place, To wcester. Club — Cavalry.

Sons of John Arthur Pomeroy, Esq., J. P. cos. Tyrone,

Fermanagh, and Donegal, b. 1839; d. 1924; m. 1869,
Louisa Letitia Jane, d. of Gartside Gartside-Tipping,
of Rossferry, co. Fermanagh, and Little Bolton,
Lanes. : —
Arthur Gartside Pomeroy, Esq., M.A.,b. 1870; m. 1916,
Gertrude Louise, widow of Robert T. Kitching, of Benguella
S. W. Africa. Res.—

Edmund John Pomeroy, Esq., D.S.O., Col. late West
India Regt. , served S. Africa 1899-1902, and Great War
1915-18 (despatchesj, b. 1871 ; m. 1911, Dorothy Maud,
only child of Hon. A. E. Wigan of Hartlands, Jamaica, and
has issue — Alice Letitia. Res. — Kirkwood, Cape Province,
S. Africa.

Francis Knox Pomeroy, Esq., Major Army Pay Dept. ,
b. 1876; m. 1906, Helen, only d. of Arthur Cinnamond
of Belfast ; and has issue — Arthur John Cinnamond Pomeroy,
Gentleman, <5. 1907; Brian Pomeroy, Gentleman, b. 1912;
and Helen Ursula Mary. Res. —

POMEROY of Wolseys, Essex (R.L., 14 Oct. 1841;.

Or, a lion rampant gules, a bordure engrailed sable.

Mantling gules and or. Crest — On a wreath of the

colours, a lion sejant gules, holding in his dexter paw an

apple or.

Son of Robert Wakefield of Clapton, Hackney, Middle-
sex, b. ; d. ; m. , Mary, d. and co-heiress of
Thomas Pomeroy of Epping : —
James Pomeroy, Gentleman, b. ; m. ; and has

ssue — Beatrix Mary [m. 1877, William Simondsj. Res. —

POMFRET ( H . Coll. , 1882) . Quarterly, 1 and 4, quarterly,
or and gules, in the second and third quarters two fleurs-
de-lys fessewise of the first, a bend engrailed sable fretty or
(Pomfret) ; 2 and 3, ermine, a chevron engrailed sable be-
tween three chaplets of roses proper, a chief vert, fretty
argent (Burra). Mantling gules and or. Crests — 1. on
a wreath of the colours, in front of a dexter arm em-
bowed in armour, encircled above the elbow with a wreath
of oak, the hand grasping a battleaxe all proper, two fleurs-
de-lys gules (Pomfret) ; 2. on a wreath of the colours, in
front of a griffin's head erased sable, sem£e of annulets or,
a fret of the last (Burra).

Son of William Pomfret Pomfret, Esq., J. P. and D. L.

co. Kent, M.P. South Kent 1885-92, b. 1828; d. 1902,

m. 2nd, 1878, Flora Rose, eldest d. of Charles F. Hore

Hilden, Beckenham, Kent: —
Virgil Pomfret, Gentleman, b. 1882 ; m. 1911, Audrey
Elisabeth Foorde, second d. of Arthur Ashwell of Clifton
Crescent, Folkestone ; and has issue — Virgil Pomfret,
Gentleman, b. 1913; Ruth ven Pomfret, Gentleman, b. 1916;
and 2 daus. Seat — Mystole, Canterbury.


PONSONBY (U.O., Arms confd. and crest granted by
Roberts, Ulster, 31 Oct. 1647 ; regd. H. Coll., Vn. Cumber-
land, 1665). Gules, a chevron between three combs argent.
Mantling gules and argent. Crest— Out of a ducal
coronet, five arrows, one in pale and four in saltire, points
downwards or, entwined with a snake proper. Motto —
"Pro rege, lege, grege." Livery — Dark blue coat, silver

Eld. son of Rt. Hon. Sir Edward Ponsonby, 8th Earl

of Bessborough, K.P., C.B.,C.V.O., Lieut, (ret.) R.N. ,

Barrister-at-Law 1879, J. P. co. Middlesex, J. P., D.L. ,

and C.C. co. Kilkenny, b. 1851 ; d. 1920; m. 1875,

Blanche Vere, C.B.E. (d. 1919), d. of Sir John

Guest, Bart. : —

Rt. Hon. Vere Brabazon Ponsonby , 9th Earl of Bessborough

(Irel., 6 Oct. 1739), Viscount Duncannon (Irel. , 28 Feb.

1722), and Baron of Bessborough (Irel., 11 Sept. 1721),

Baron Ponsonby of Sysonby (G.B. , 12 June 1749), and

Baron Duncannon of Bessborough (U.K., 19 July 1834),

C.M.G..D.L. co. Kilkenny, B.A. (Camb.), Barrister-at-Law,

M.P. Cheltenham 1910, and Dover 1913-20, Capt. late

T.F. Res. served Great War, has Legion of Honour, Order

of St. Anne (Russia), SS. Maurice and Lazarus (Italy), of

the Redeemer (Greece) [Supporters— Two lions regardant

proper], b. 1880; m. 191 2, Roberte, only d. of Baron

de Neuflize, and has surv. issue — Frederick Edward

Neuflize Ponsonby, commonly called Viscount Duncannon,

b. 1913 ; and Lady Moyra Blanche Madeline. Seats —




Bessborough, Piltown, co. Kilkenny ; Stansted Park,
Emsworth, Sussex. Town house — 22 Portland Place, W.i.
Son of Hon. Cyril Miles Brabazon Ponsonby, M.V.O. ,
Major Gren. Guards, b. i88t ; killed inaction 1915;
m. 1911, Rita Narcissa, eldest d. of Lt.-Col. Mountifort
John Courtenay Longfield : —
Arthur Mountifort Longfield Ponsonby, Esq., b. 191 2.
Third son of 8th Earl of Bessborough (see above): —
Hon. Bertie Brabazon Ponsonby, B.A,, Barrister-at-Law
(Inner Temple), Lieut. Buckinghamshire Yeo. , b. 1885.
Yngst. and only surv. son of Rt. Hon. Walter William
Brabazon Ponsonby, 7th Earl of Bessborough, b. 1821 ;
d. 1906; m. 1850, Lady Louisa Susan Corn vvallis Elict,
d. of 3rd Earl of St. Germains, G.C.B. :—
Hon. Walter Gerald Ponsonby, Barr.-at-Law, b. 1859.
Res. — 87 St. George's Road, S.W. Club— Marlborough.
Sons of Robert Charles Ponsonby, Esq., b. 1854;
d. 1909 ; m. 1877, Mary, d. of the late George Mac-
lachlan, Esq., of Castle Lachlan, co. Argyll: —
George Arthur Ponsonby, Esq., M.V.O. , Lieut, late Gren.
Gds., Comptroller and Private Sec. to Queen of Norway
since 1919, b. 1878 ; m. 1st, 1906, Sheila, d. of the late
Phineas Oldfield, Esq., and has issue — Robert Martin
Dominic Ponsonby-Fane, Gentleman, b. 191 1 ; Frederick
William Ponsonby, Gentleman, b. 1917; and Rosamond
Mary ; 2nd, 1921, Elisa, d. of Capt. Broch of Christiania,
and has further issue — 2 daus. Res. — 14 Montpelier
Square, S.W.

Sons of the Hon. and Right Hon. Sir Spencer Cecil

Brabazon Ponsonby-Fane, G.C.B., I.S.O., P.C., J.P.

for co. Somerset, b. 1824 ; d. 1915 ; tn. 1847, Hon. Louisa

Anne Rose, daughter of 13th Viscount Dillon : —

Sydney Alexander Ponsonby, Esq., b. 1863; m. 1893,

Hon. Audrey, d. of the 1st Baron St. Levan, and

has had issue — Patrick Spencer John Ponsonby, Esq.,

Lieut. R.M., b. 1894; d. 1922; James Michael Ponsonby,

Gentleman, b. 1901 ; and Eleanor Elizabeth. Res. —

Elmfield, Potters Bar.

Hugh Spencer Ponsonby, Esq., b. 1865 ; m. 1894,
Anitha Magdalene, d. of H. L. Feuerheerd, and has had
issue — Spencer Ponsonby, Gentleman, b. 1896; d. of
wounds received in action 1916 ; David Ponsonby, Gentle-
man, b. 1901 ; and Odeyne Anitha Rose. Res. —

Sons of the Rt. Hon. Gen. Sir Henry Frederick

Ponsonby, P.C. , G.C.B. , Private Sec. to Queen

Victoria, b. 1825; d. 1895; m - 1861, Hon. Mary

Elizabeth, V.A. , d. of John Crocker Bulteel of

Flete, M.P. :—

Sir John Ponsonby, K.C.B., C M.G., D.S.O., Maj.-Gen.

late Coldstream Guards, served Uganda 1898, S. Africa

1899-1902, Great War, has Legion of Honour, Croix de

Guerre (France and Belgium), Order of Leopold (Belgium),

b. 1866. Clubs— Guards', Turf.

Rt. Hon. Sir Frederick Edward Grey Ponsonby, P.C,
G.C.B., G.C.V.O., Lt.-Col. late Gren. Gds., Assist. Keeper
of the Privy Purse, and Assist. Private Secretary and Equerry
to Queen Victoria 1895-1901, to King Edward VII. 1901-10,
and to King George V. 1910-14, Keeper Privy Purse and
Extra Equerry to the King 1914, Treasurer to the King
1920, b. 1867; m. 1899, Victoria Lily Hegan, d. of Col.
Edmund Hegan Kennard ; and has had issue — (1) Victor
Alexander Henry Desmond Ponsonby, Esq. , for whom Queen
Victoria was sponsor, b. and d. 1900; (2) Edward Gaspard
Ponsonby, Esq., for whom H.M. the King was sponsor,
b. 1903; and Lcelia Mary. Res. — Marlborough Gate, St.
Tames's Palace, S.W.

Rt. Hon. Arthur Augustus William Harry Ponsonby, 1st
Baron Ponsonby (1930), M.P. for Stirling Burghs 1908-18,
and for Brightside Div. Sheffield 1922-29, Priv. Sec. to the
Prime Minister 1905-7, formerly Diplo. Service, was Page
of Honour to Queen Victoria, b. 1871 ; m. 1898, Dorothea,
d. of Sir Charles Herbert Hastings Parry, Bart. ; and has
issue — (1) Hon. Matthew Henry Hubert Ponsonby, £. 1904;
and Hon. Elizabeth. Res. — Shulbrede Priory, Lynchmere,

Sons of Rt. Hon. Charles Frederick Ashley Cooper

Ponsonby, 2nd Baron de Mauley, b. 1815 ; d. 1896 ;

m. 1838, Lady Maria Jane Elizabeth Ponsonby (d.

1897), d. of 4th Earl of Bessborough : —

Rev. the Rt. Hon. Maurice John George Ponsonby, 4th

Baron De Mauley (U.K., 10 July 1838) [Supporters —

Dexter, a lion regardant, proper; sinister, a bull sable,

armed, unguled, and gorged with a ducal coronet or],

M.A. (Oxon. ), Vicar of Wantage 1903-18, and Hon. Canon

of Bristol 1890-1918, b. 1846 ; m. 1875, Hon. Madeleine

Hanbury-Tracy, d. of 2nd Baron Sudeley ; and has had

issue — (1) Hon. Gerald Maurice Ponsonby, Capt. Royal
Inniskilling Fusiliers, b. 1876, killed in the European
War 1914; (2) Hon. Hubert William Ponsonby, Capt.
Glos. Yeo., served Great War 1914-18, has Croix de
Guerre and Legion of Honour, J.P. co. Oxford, b. 1878
\m. 1920, Elgiva Margaret, d. of the late Hon. Cospatrick
Dundas, and has issue — Gerald John Ponsonby, Esq., b.
1921 ; June Mary; and Elizabeth Winifred]. Seat —
Langford House, Lechlade, Glos.

Hon. Frederick John William Ponsonby, D.L. co.
Oxford, b. 1847; m. 1877, Margaret Fanny {d. 1919), d. of
Frederick John Howard of Compton Place, Eastbourne ;
and has issue — Mary Fanny Louisa ; and Evelyn
Margaret. Res. — 14 Chapel Street, Belgrave Square,
S.W. Club— Brooks's.

Hon. Edwin Charles William Ponsonby, J.P. and
D.L. co. Oxford, b. 1851 ; m. 1st, 1878, Emily Dora,
d. of Octavius E. Coope, M.P. (d. 1897) ; 2nd, 1906,
Hilda Marion, d. of Robert Smith of Goldings, co. Herts. ;
and has had issue — (1) Charles Edward Ponsonby, Esq.,
B.A. (Oxon.), Major 97th (Kent Yeo.) Bde. R.F.A., served
Great War (Croix de Guerre), b. 1879 \m. 1912, Hen.
Winifred Marian, d. of Baron Hunsdon, and has issue-
Ashley Charles Gibbs Ponsonby, Gentleman, b. 1921 ; and
4 daus. (Res. — Cobbe Place, Lewes. Club — Brooks's)] ;
(2) Rev. Maurice George Jesser Ponsonby, M.C., M.A.
Oxon.), Hon. Canon of St. Albans, Hon. Chaplain to
Archbishop of York, Dean of Johannesburg 1923-24,
served Great War as C.F. b. 1880 [m. 1918, Lady Phyllis
Sidney, d. of 1st Earl Buxton, and has issue — John
Ashley Ponsonby, Gentleman, b. 1920 ; and 4 daus.
(Res.— Rowe Hill, Hatfield)]; (3) Ashley William Neville
Ponsonby, Esq., Capt. Oxfordshire L.I., b. 1882; killed in
action 1915; (4) Victor Coope Ponsonby, Esq., M.C. Capt.
late Herts. Yeo., served Great War 1914-18 (M.C), b.
1887 [m. 1923, Gladys, d. of the late Godfrey Walter, of
Malshanger, Basingstoke, and has issue — Myles Walter
Ponsonby, Gentleman, b. 1924 ; and Sheila Mary
Res. — (Bennington, Bury, Stevenage)] ; and Diana Helen.
Res. — Woodleys, Woodstock. Clubs— Brooks's, Bache-

Son of Capt. the Hon. Ashley George John Ponsonby,

M.P , b. 1831 ; d. 1898 ; m. 1857, Hon. Louisa Frances

Charlotte, Maid of Honour to Queen Victoria, d. of

Lord Henry Gordon : —

Claude Ashley Charles Ponsonby, Esq., B.A. (Camb.),

b. 1859 ; m. 1891, Haller (obtained a div. 1907), d. of Orville

Horwitz of Baltimore; and has surv. issue — (1) Harold

Ashley Curzon Ponsonby, Esq. , b. 1891 ; and Moira Blanche

May Diana. Res. — Uplands, Feltham, Middx. Clubs —

Brooks's, Beefsteak, Bachelors'.

Sons of Chambre' Brabazon Ponsonby, Esq., of

Kilcooley, b. 1839 ; d. 1884 ; m. 1873, Hon. Mary

Eliza Sophia Plunkett, d. of 16th Baron Dunsany : —

Thomas Brabazon Ponsonby, Esq., D.L. J.P. co.

Tipperary, late Lieut. 10th Hussars, b. 1878; m. 1909,

Frances May, d. of the late Major George Paynter, of Gate

House, Leek, Staffs., and has issue — 2 sons; 1 dau. Seat

— Kilcooley, co. Tipperary. Town res. — 4 Halsey Street,

S.W.3. Club -Ca.rW.on.

Henry Chambre" Ponsonby, Esq., D.S.O. , M.C, Lt.-
Col. comdg. 1st Batt. The Queen's Roy. Regt., served
Great War, D.A.Q.M.G., Peshawar 1925-7, b. 1883; m.
1923, Beatrice, d. of Sir William Levinge, 9th Bart., and
has issue — Eileen Dorothy. Res. —

PONSONBY-FANE (R.L. 1875). Quarterly, 1 and 4,

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