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Caroline Susanna, eld. d. of the late Rev. William
Robinson (second son of Sir John Robinson, 1st Bart.,
of Rokeby Hall, co. Louth) : —
Col. Robert Maximilian Rainey-Robinson, C.B., C.M.G.,

b. 1861 [to whom refer].
Francis Edward Rainey, Gentleman, b. 1863.

C.B., C.M.G., Indian Army (ret.). Born April 28, 1861, eld.
surv. son of Maj.-Gen. Arthur Jacob Macan Rainey, by his
wife Caroline Susanna, eld. d. of the Rev. William Robin-
son (second son of Sir John Robinson, 1st Baronet, of
Rokeby Hall, co. Louth). Armorial bearings— Quarterly,
1 and 4, vert, on a chevron or, between three bucks trippant
of the last and pellett6e, as many quatrefoils gules (for
Robinson) ; 2 and 3 gules, two flaunches or, over all two
eagles' wings conjoined and erect proper (for Rainey).
Mantling vert and or. Crests — 1. on a wreath of the
colours, a buck as in the arms (for Robinson) ; 2. on a
wreath of the colours, issuant from a mural crown proper,
a lion's head or, guttee-de-1'armes. Motto — "Fuimus."
Married, Dec. 2, 1903, Alice Frances, eldest dau. of Arthur
Hedding Hildebrand, CLE. , late Superintendent and
Political Officer Southern Shan States. Postal address —
Mount Linton, Upwey, Weymouth.

RAINSFORD (H. Coll.). Argent, a cross couped sable.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a reindeer's head
erased proper. Motto — " Toutz jours loyall."

Sons of Frederick Vine Rainsford, Gentleman, b. 1846 ;
d. 1922; m. 1875, Catharine Ellen, d. of Alexander
Norton Shillingford: —
Charles Alexander Rainsford, Gentleman, b. 1881. Res.
— Fryning Corner, Rogate, Hants.

Richard Frederick Rainsford, Gentleman, b. 1888.

RALLI (H. Coll.). Azure, a lion rampant argent, semee
of lozenges of the first, in chief a crescent between two
crosses couped of the second. Mantling azure and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a lion as in the arms,
holding between the paws a cross couped azure. Motto —
"BaStfe . Tt)v . ivOelav."

Son of Eustratio Stephen Ralli of 93 Lancaster Gate,

W., and Scio House, Putney, b. 1800; d. 1884; m.

1825, Mary, elder d. of the late John Mavrogordato of

the Island of Scio : —
Sir Lucas Eustratio Ralli, Bart. (1912), b. 1846 ; m. 1873,
Eugenie, eldest d. of the late Leonidas Pandeli Argenti of
Marseilles; and has had issue — (1) Eustratio Lucas Ralli,
Esq., M.C., Capt. late R.F.A., b. 1876 [m. 1914, Louisa
W. Williams; and has issue — Godfrey Victor Ralli, Esq.,
b. 1915 ; Lucas John Ralli, Gentleman, b. 1920; Diana
Myrtle ; and Patience Louise (Res. — 40 Upper Brook
Street, W.i) ; (2) Leonidas Lucas Ralli, Esq., b. 1884 ; d. on
active service 1917 ; Mary [m. 1895, Peter Ralli of n Hyde
Park Gardens, W., and has issue] ; Julia [m. 1896, Stephen
Stefanovich Schilizzi of Guilsborough Court, Northants.,
and has issue]; Janie [m. 1905, Baron Dimitri Jean
Economo of Trieste, and has issue]. Res.- — 2 Park Street,
Grosvenor Square, W. Clubs — City of London, Junior
Athenaeum, M.C.C., New University.

RAKOWSKI of Rakowo, in the Province of Plotzk,
Poland (Imperial Russian Certificate Registered in College
of Arms, London, 1908). — Kaspar Niesiecki (author of
" Polish Heraldry," edition of 1740) makes the following
statement : —

" A description of these arms is given by Baszko, who states that
they were granted in a battle with the Prussians in the year 1190,
Pacatis domi rebus Casiniirus Prussis iis, quos Polesianos vocant.
bellum intulit ; ut fratris Henrici mortem ulcisceretur, secuti sunt
ad earn expeditionem Boleslaus Miecislai, Boleslaus Altus, et
Miecislaus Vladislai fratrum filii, etc., ibi in conflictu, cum ex
insidiis hostes in nostros irrnpsissent, miles quidam ex ea familia,
quae babatum cum cruce defert, cum suis, quos in potestate sua
gregales habuit, impetum ferit, omnes sine mora terga dederunt, et
dux illorum, ab illo milite captus, ad Casimirum adductus, et illi
donatus. Cui Casimirus in recompensam multas possessiones
dedit, notas autem illius clara obsequia. auream crucem illi
alteram, ad vetus insigne supra babatum, donavit."

Azure, within a horse-shoe surmounted by a cross patee,
another cross patge, all argent. Mantling azure and argent.

Crest — Out of a coronet with four strawberry leaves and

four single pearls alternately, a plume of three k ostrich
feathers argent, quilled or. Motto — " Lubicz."

Only son of Felix Rakowski of Rakowo, Plotzk ,J Poland,
born at Naruzevo, Warsaw, 1820 ; d. at Warsaw 1904 ;
m. 1845, Emilia Schleback : —
The late Wladislaw Raymond Rakowski (otherwise
Alphonse Raymond), b. at Warsaw 1846 ; m. at Oxford,
1871, Elizabeth (d. 1908), d. of Richard Gibbard of Apple-
ton, Berks. ; and d. leaving issue — (1) Frank Wladislaw
Rakowski, b. at Reading 1876 {Res.— Canada) ; (2) Oliver
Thaddeus Rakowski, b. at Reading 1878 (Res. — Canada) ;
and Emily Elizabeth [m. 1892, Henry Charles Platts of
Sydenham (q.v.)]. Estate— Rakowo, Plotzk, Pcland.

RALSTON-PATRICK (L.O., 1861). Quarterly, 1 and

4, argent, a saltire sable, on a chief of the second three




roses of the first, all within a bordure gules (Patrick) ; 2
and 3, argent, on a bend azure, three acorns or (Ralston).
Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of his
liveries, a dexter hand erect, holding a saltire sable (Patrick) ;
2. on a wreath of his liveries, a falcon, looking to the
sinister proper (Ralston). Mottoes — "Ora et labora "
(Patrick); "Fide et marte '' (Ralston).

Son of William Ralston-Patrick, Esquire, J. P. for

co. Ayr, b. 1838; d. 1919; tn. 1868, Jemima, d. of

James Alison of Stranraer, N.B. : —

The late Robert Ralston Patrick, Esq., B.A. (Oxon.),

Major Ayrshire Y.C., b. 1876; d. 1925; tn. 1903, Mary

Constance (Res. — Easthill House, Wimbledon, S.W. 19), d.

of William Wilson, Esq., J. P., of Castle Hill, Ayr, and

left issue — Enid Helen Constance. Seats — Trearne, Hessil-

head ; Roughwood, Ayrshire.

RAM (Confirmed by Carney, Ulster, 1683, U.O.).
Azure, a chevron ermine, between three rams' heads erased
argent, armed or. Mantling azure and argent. Crest —
Upon a wreath of the colours, a ram's head erased argent,
armed or, charged with a chevron azure. Motto — "Quod
tibi vis fieri fac alteri." Livery — Blue, with white facings.
Son of Rev. Edward Digby Stopford Ram, of Clonattin,
M.A. (Oxon.), Rector of Oxted, b. 1868; d. 1917; tn.
1st, 1896, Mabel (d. 1898), d. of the Rev. W. H.
Castleman of Wimborne, Dorset, and Rector of Nune-
ham Courtenay, Oxford: 2nd, 1899, Clara Helen, d. of
late Sir Henry Flower Every, nth Bart. : —
Abel James Ram, Gentleman, b. 1902. Seat — Clonattin,
Gorey, co. Wexford. Res. — Clonattin, Chilbolton, Hants.
Second son of Rev. George Stopford Ram, of Clonattin,
M.A. (Oxford), Vicar of St. Peter's, Bournemouth, b.
1838 ; d. 1889 ; tn. 1866, Hon Charlotte Anne (d.
1918), 2nd d. of 13th Baron Inchiquin: —
George Montagu Ram, Gentleman, b. 1881 ; tn. 1919,
Elizabeth Margaret, d. of the late Capt. E. A. Bolitho,
R.N., of Rockbeare, Devon ; and has issue — 2 daus. Res.
— Landitty, Dover House Road, Roehampton, S.W. 15.
Son of Abel John Ram, Esq., of Ballytegan Gorey,
co. Wexford, and Berkhamsted Place, Berkhamsted,
K.C. , Bencher of Inner Temple, Recorder of Wolver-
hampton, M.A. Oxon., J. P., b. 1842; d. 1920; tn.
1874, Hon. Mary Grace (d. 1912), third dan. of Lucius
O'Brien, 13th Baron Inchiquin: —
Lucius Abel John Granville Ram, Esq., J. P., Herts.,
3rd Parliamentary Counsel to Treasury since 1925, M.A.
(Oxon.), Barr.-at-Law Inner Temple, Capt. Herts. Yeo-
manry, b. 1885 ; tn. 1924, Elizabeth, d. of E. A. Mitchell-
Innes, Esq., K.C; and has issue — Abel John Ram,
Gentleman, b. 1927 ; and 1 dau. Post, addresses — Berk-
hamsted Place, Great Berkhamsted, Herts. ; Treasury
Chambers, Whitehall. Clubs— Oxford and Cambridge,

Son of Rev. Robert Digby Ram, M.A. Camb. , Vicar
of Hampton, Middlesex, Prebendary of St. Paul's, b.
1844; d. 1926; m. 1877, Mary (d. 1899), only d. of
George Edward Anson, Esq., C.B. , Keeper of the
Privy Purse to the Queen (by Hon. Georgiana Mary
Harbord his wife, d. of Rt. Hon. 3rd Lord Suffield,
Bedchamber Woman to the Queen), and granddau. of
Very Rev. Frederick Anson, D.D. , Dean of Chester
(brother of 1st Viscount Anson) : —
Frederic Montagu Anson Ram, Gentleman, b. 1885.
Post, add.—

RAMAGE (L.O. ). Vert, on a chief argent, three acorns
proper. Mantling vert, doubled argent. Crest — On a
wreath of his liveries, a ram passant hclding in his mouth
a branch of oak fructed all proper. Motto — "Soyez

Son of : —

John Thomson Ramage, Gentleman, b. . Res. — St.
Aubyns, Kinnear Road, Edinburgh.


RAMSAY (Matric. c. 1672, L.O.). Argent, an eagle dis-
played sable. Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest —
On a wreath of his liveries, a unicorn's head erased argent,
armed or. Motto — " Ora et labora."

Eld. son of The Rt. Hon. Arthur George Maule Ramsay,
14th Earl of Dalhousie, Hon. Col. North Scottish
R.G.A. (T.F.), Capt. Res. of Officers Scots Guards,
b. 1878 ; d. 1928 ; tn. 1903, Lady Mary Adelaide

Heathcote-Drummond-Willoughby, d. of 1st Earl of

Ancaster : —
Rt. Hen. John Gilbert Ramsay, 15th Earl of Dalhousie
(Scot., 29 Jan. 1633), Lord Ramsay of Kerington (Scot.,
29 Jan. 1633), and Baron Ramsay of Dalhousie (5 Jan. 1619),
Baron Ramsay of Glenmark, co. Forfar (U.K. 12 June 1875),
Lieut. Scots Gds., b. 1904. Seats — Dalhousie Castle,
Midlothian ; Panmure House, Carnoustie ; Brechin Castle,
Forfarshire. Town res. — 82 Eaton Square, S.W.

Ygst. son of George, 12th Earl of Dalhousie, b. 1806 ;

d. 1880; m. 1845, Sarah Frances, only d. of William

Robertson of Logan House, N.B. : —
The Hon. Charles Maule Ramsay, J. P. and D.L. Forfar-
shire, M.P. for that co. 1894-5, Lt.-Col. late comdg. Forfar
and Kincardine Art., formerly Lieut. R.A. [Arms (rematric.
1904) — Quarterly, 1 and 4, Ramsay as above ; 2 and 3,
parted per pale argent and gules, within a bordure charged
with eight escallops all counterchanged of the same (Maule),
the whole within a bordureazure. Mantlings— Dexter, sable,
doubled argent ; sinister, gules, doubled argent. Crests —
Dexter (for Ramsay), on a wreath of his liveries, aunicorn's
head couped argent, armed or (Motto — " Ora et labora") ;
sinister (for Maule), a double-headed wyvern with wings
erect, spouting out fire before and behind proper (Motto
— " Clementia et animis"], b. 1859; tn. 1885, Martha
Estelle (d. 1904), d. of William R. Garrison of New York.
Club — Jun. United Service.

RAMSAY of Drumore (L.O. , 16 Feb. 1909). Argent, an
eagle displayed sable, beaked and membered gules,
charged on the breast with an escutcheon of the field, all

within a bordure of the third. Mantling sable and argent.

Crest— On a wreath of his liveries, a unicorn's head couped

argent, crined and horned or. Motto — " Spernit pericula


Only son of William Alexander Ramsay, Gentleman,
B.A. (Oxon.), LL.B. (Glasgow), Advocate, b. 1868 ;
d. 1921 ; tn. 1905, Cecilia Maud Sandford (d. 1915),
d. of late William Kemp and niece of 1st Baron
Sandford : —
George William Neil Ramsay, Gentleman, Lieut. Scottish

Horse, 6. 1907. Seat — Drumore, Blairgowrie, N.B.

RAMSAY of Balmain(R.L., H. Coll., 1806— arms matric.
L.R. , 1806 and 1808). Argent, an eagle displayed sable,
charged on the breast with a rose of the field [quartered




with the arms of Bannerman, viz. gules, a banner displayed
argent, thereon a canton azure, charged with a saltire of
the second (Bannerman)]. Mantling gules, doubled argent.
Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a demi-eagle displayed
sable. Motto — "Aspiro." Livery— Buff, with crimson

Sons of Sir Herbert Ramsay, 5th Bart. b. 1868 ; d.

1924 ; m. 1902, Mabel, eld d. of W. T. Hutchinson of

Aldingham, Winton, Australia: —
Sir Alexander Burnett Ramsay, 5th Bart. (13 May 1806),
b. 1903 . Res. — Benview, Orange, New South Wales.
Herbert William Alexander Ramsay, Esq., b. 1907.

Sons of Hugh Francis Ramsay, Esq., b. 1838; d.

1890; m. 1868, Jane Maria, d. of Gen. F. H. Sandys,

Bengal Army : —
Hugh Entwisle Ramsay, Gentleman, b. 1871 ; m. 1901,
Elsie Lavater, d. of William Cox; and has issue— (1)
Alexander Hugh Ramsay, Gentleman, b. 1905 ; (2) John
Entwisle Ramsay, Gentleman, b. 1908 ; and Irene Beatrice.
Res. — Hankow, China.

Noel Bannerman Ramsay, Gentleman, b. 1875; m. 1905,
Edith Katharine, d. of Francis Johnson, M.D. ; and has
issue — Noel Entwisle Burnett Ramsay, Gentleman, b. 1907.
Francis Alexander Burnett Ramsay, Gentleman, b. 1921 ;
and Edith Rosemary Patricia Burnett. Post, address —
Shanghai Club, Shanghai, China.

Son of John Ramsay, Esq., late Capt. R.E., J. P.

Hants., b. 1843; d- IQI 3 '< m - 1876, Florence Mary,

only child of Richard J. Hilton, Esq., J. P. co. Kent,

of Preston House, Faversham : —
Hilton Alexander Ramsay, Esq., D.S.O., Lt.-Col. late
R.A., b. 1878. Res.— Cams Hall, Fareham, Hants.

Son of Francis Ramsay, Esq., b. 1815 ; d. 1867; m.

1848, Georgina Hay, d. of William Foreman Home of

Wedderburn : —
William Alexander Ramsay, Esq., Brig. -Gen. (ret.), late
Col. comdg. 9th Regtl. Dist. , late 4th Hussars, b. 1848;
m. 1873, Susan Newcombe (d. 1916), d. of William
Minchener of Clontarf, co. Dublin ; and has issue — (1)
Frank William Ramsay, Esq., C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., Col.
in the Army, temp, comdg. 15th Indian Inf. Bde., late
Major Middx. Regt., served in S. Africa 1901-2, and
Great War 1914-19 (despatches 7 times, D.S.O., C.M.G.),
b. 1875 (Club — United Service) ; (2) Alexander Fitzgerald
Ramsay, Esq., Major (ret.) Indian Army, served in S.
Africa 1900-2, and Great War, b. 1880 ; (3) Bertram Home
Ramsay, Esq., M.V.O., Capt. R.N., served Somaliland,
and Great War (despatches twice), has Legion of Honour,
Croix de Guerre (Belgium), Order of the Crown (Italy),
b. 1883 ; Georgina Frances [m. 1900. Col. H. E. Garstin,
D.S.O., Res. of Officers, late R.A.] ; and Elizabeth Grace
Sjn. 1st, 1912, Capt. Meyricke Entwisle Lloyd (killed in
action 1914) ; 2nd, 1919, Major Kearsley, D.S.O. , Roy.
Welch Fus. ; and has issue]. Res. — 5 Monpelier Parade,

Sons of Robert Ramsay, Gentleman, b. 1818 ; d. 1910;

m. 1855, Susan (d. 1906), d. of W. F. Lindsay

Carnegie of Spynie and Boysack : —
Marmaduke Francis Ramsay, Gentleman, b. i860; m.
1895, Alice Katherine, d. of O. C. Waterfield of Nack-
ington, Canterbury; and has had issue — (1) John Marma-
duke Ramsay, Esq. , Capt. Rifle Bde., b. 1897 ; d.
1917, of wounds received in action; (2) Robert Ottiwell
Ramsay, Gentleman, b. 1900 ; Dorothy Christian ; Edith
Margaret [m. 1926, Capt. Charles Hamilton Boucher, Inri.
Army]; Frances Marion [m. 1927, Noel Urquhart Scrutton];
and Helen Prudence [m. 1927, Henry Eric Harben]. Res.
— Lee Priory, nr. Canterbury. Kent.

Robert Christian Ramsay, Gentleman, b. 1861 ; m. 1907,
Olive Zillah, d. ofW. W. Voss of Penrice, Queensland;
and has issue — Alexander Robert Ramsay, Gentleman,
b. 1910 ; Norman Ian Ramsay, Gentleman, b. 1915 ; David
Malcolm Ramsay, Gentleman, b. 1924; Susan Mabel
Christian; Nora Honor ; Olive Joan ; and Diana Patricia.
R*s. — Howletts, Canterbury, Kent.
Edward Lauderdale Ramsay, Gentleman, b. 1865.
Arthur Douglas Ramsay, Gentleman, b. 1868 ; m. 1914,
Winifred, d. of W. H. Turner of Geraldton, West Australia,
and has issue — Michael Douglas Ramsay, Gentleman, b.
1918; and Susan Patricia. Res.— Halstead Place, Seven-
oaks, Kent.

IAIN RAMSAY of Kildalton, Islay, co. Argyll, Esquire,
J.P. co. Argyll. Born 1878, eldest son of the late [ohn
Ramsay of Kildalton, sometime M. P. for Falkirk District of
Burghs. Armorial bearings (L.O. , 1900)— Parted per fesse

argent and sable, an eagle displayed, beaked gules, charged
on the breast with a galley, sails furled, all counterchanged.

Mantling sable and argent. Crest— On a wreath of his
liveries, a unicorn's head couped argent, armed and
crined or. Motto — " Nunquam sine spe.'' Ma rried, 1905,
Gwladys Marie d6 Grasse, second d. of the late Sir Francis
H. Evans, Bart., K.C.M.G. ; and has Issue — (1) Iain
Ramsay, Gentleman, b. 1906 ; (2) Francis George Mitchell
Ramsay, Gentleman, b. 1908. Seat — River House, Bow-
m ore, Islay, co. Argyll. Club — Junior Carlton.

FAX-LUCY, 3rd Baronet, J.P. and D.L. cos. Roxburgh
and Warwick, Major in the Army, Inspector Q.M.G. 's
Serv. Scottish Command 1915-18, Pres. 4th Army Civilian
Board 1919, Hon. Col. 48th (S. Midland) Div. Train
R.A.S.C. (T.A.) 1927, formerly Lieutenant 2nd Life
Guards. Born September 25, 1870, being the eldest son of
Sir William George Herbert Taylor Ramsay -Fairfax,
Baronet, of Maxton, in the county of Roxburgh by his
wife Mary Ann Pawson Hargrave, only daughter of the
late W. J. Pawson of Shawdon, in the county of
Northumberland. Armorial bearings — Quarterly, first
and fourth grand quarters, gules, sem^e of cross cross-
lets, three lucies hauriant argent, a canton of the last
for distinction (for Lucy) ; second and third grand
quarters, quarterly, 1 and 4, argent, three bars gemelles
sable, surmounted of a lion rampant gules, armed
and langued azure (for Fairfax) ; 2. party per pale
argent and or, an eagle displayed sable, armed,
beaked, and membered gules (for Ramsay) ; 3. counter-
quartered i. and iiii. , azure, a branch of palm between
three fleurs-de-lys or, ii. and iii. gules, three annulets
or, stoned azure, in the centre of these counter-quartered, a
crescent or for difference (for Montgomerie), and for and in
right of his wife, upon an escutcheon of pretence the same
arms of Lucy, namely gules, sem£e of cross crosslets, three
lucies hauriant argent. Upon the escutcheon is placed a
helmet befitting his degree, with a Mantling gules, doubled
argent ; and for his Crests, 1. out of a ducal coronet gules,
a boar's head argent, guttee-de-poix, between two wings
sable, billette> or, and for distinction charged upon the
neck with a cross crosslet sable (for Lucy); 2. upon a
wreath of the colours, a lion passant guardant proper (for
Fairfax) ; with the Mottoes, " By trwthe and diligence " ;
"Fare fac." Livery — Claret colour, with white facings.
Married, 1892, Ada Christina, eldest daughter and
heiress of Henry Spencer Lucy, Esquire, of Charlecote
(who died 1890), by his wife Christina Cameron, eldest
daughter of the late Alexander Campbell of Monzie, and
assumed by Royal Licence the additional surname and
arms of Lucy ; assumed the additional surname of Cameron
In 1921, on the succession of Lady Ramsay-Fairfax-Lucy




to the Cameron Estate ; and has had Issue — (1) William
George Thomas Spencer Ramsay-Fairfax- Lucy, Esq.,
b. April 7, 1895 ; d. 1910 ; (2) Henry Montgomerie Ramsay-
Fairfax-Lucy, Esq., M.C., D.L. co. Warwick, Capt.
late The Rifle Brigade and Argyll and Sutherland High-
landers, served Great War (despatches), b. Oct. 20, 1896 ;
(3) Brian Fulke Ramsay - Fairfax - Lucy, Esq., Capt. and
Adjutant Cameron Highlanders, b. Dec. 18, 1898 ; (4)
Ewen Aymer Robert Ramsay -Fairfax- Lucy, Esq., M.A.
(Camb.), Lieut. King's Own Royal Regt. , b. Dec. 31, 1899;
Alianore Mary Christina ; Sybil Radegunde Joyce ; and
Cecily Alys (d. Feb. 24, 1902). Seats — Charlecote Park,
Warwick; Maxton, St. Boswell's, N.B. Clubs — Carlton,
Royal Automobile, Hurlingham, New (Edinburgh).

RAMSAY L'AMY (L.O., 1672-7 and 1813). Quarterly,
1 and 4, azure, three crosiers paleways in fesse or, and in
base a saltire couped argent ; 2 and 3, argent, an eagle
displayed sable, beaked and membered gules, charged on
the breast with an escutcheon of the last, a boidure of the
second. Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest — On a
wreath of his liveries, a dexter hand erect proper, holding a
crosieror. Motto— " Per verios casus." Supporters— 'I wo
naked savages wreathed about the head and middle with
laurel, and holding oak batons over their shoulders all

Son of the late John Ramsay L'Amy, Esq., J. P. and
D.L. co. Forfar, and J. P. co. Berwick, by his first wife
Mary Riche M'Leod, only d. of William Mitchell
Innes of Ayton, co. Berwick: —
Rev. John Alexander Ramsay L'Amy, M.A., b. 1852.
Seat — Dunkenny, near Forfar.

RAMSDEN (H. Coll.). Argent, on a chevron invected
sable, between two rams' heads erased in chief and a fleur-
de-lys in base all sable, a ram's head erased between two
fleurs-de-lys of the field. Mantling sable and argent. Crest
— On a wreath of the colours, in front of an arm in armour

embowed, the hand in a gauntlet proper, grasping a ram's
head erased in bend sinister, three fleurs-de-lys sable. | Motto
— " Nil desperandum." Livery — Dark blue.

Sons of Richard Ramsden, Esq., J. P. for co. Warwick
1867, Barrister-at-Law Inner Temple, M.A. Trinity
College, Cambs.,F.R.G.S., b. 1841 ; d. 1921 ; m.1870,
Elizabeth Frances (d. 1902), dau. of John Stokes Salmon

of Bagdale, Jamaica, son of the Hon. John Salmon, late
President Privy and Legislative Councils, Jamaica :—

Richard Elmslie Ramsden, Esq., D.S.O., Lt.-Col.
R. F.A. , served in S. African Campaign in the defence of
Ladysmith and through S. African War, wounded at
Bosebult (twice ment. desp.), and Great War 1914-17, b.
1875. Res. — The Beeches, Bagshot, Surrey.

Hugh Clifford Herschell Ramsden, Esq., J. P. Jamaica, b.
1881 ; m. 1907, Violet Natalie, ygst. d. of Hon. W. J. Ewen
of Westmoreland, Jamaica; and has issue — Richard Hugh
Ramsden, Gentleman, b. 1908. Res.— U.S.A.

Bernard Vivian Ramsden, Esq., Major Yorks. Regt., b.
1885 ; 7ii. 1917, Aileen Isabel, d. of George William
Dundas. Res. —

Vincent Basil Ramsden, Esq., D.S.O., M.C., Lt.-Col.
S. Wales Borderers, served in European War 1914
(wounded), b. 1888 ; m. 1925, Marjorie, d. of Maj.-Gen. Sir
Ivor Phillipps, K.C.B., and has issue — 1 son, b. 1929 ; and
Philippa. Res. — The Grange, Ingatestone, Essex.

RAMSDEN (H. Coll.). Quarterly of forty-six, 1. argent,
on a chevron between three fleurs-de-lis sable, as many
ram's heads erased of the first (Ramsden) ; 2. azure, a bend
between six escallops argent (Frecheville) ; 3. or, two
chevronels azure (Muzard) ; 4. gules, three plates argent,
each charged with an annulet gules (Muzard) ; 5. argent,
on a chevron sable, three crosses pat6e or (Beaufoy); 6.
gules, six cocks, three, two and one or (Tothill) ; 7. gules,
three fleurs-de-lys argent, a chief vair (Palmes) ; 8. argent,
on a chevron azure, between three demi-lions passant
guardant gules, crowned or, three covered cups of the last
(Butler); 9. ancient-argent, on a chevron azure, three
covered cups or (Butler) ; 10. or, six annulets, three, two
and one, sable (Lowther) ; 11. ermine, on a canton azure, a
cross pat^e fitchee on three steps argent (Quaile) ; 12.
sable, three escallops and a bordure engrailed argent
(Strickland) ; 13. or, two bars gules, on a canton of the
last a mullet of the field (Lancaster); 14. argent, three
bugle-horns sable, stringed gules (Bellingham) ; 15. argent,
three bendlets gules, on a canton of the last a lion rampant
of the field (Burnshide); 16. azure, a maunch ermine, over
all a bendlet gules (Conyers, alias Norton) ; 17. argent, a
chevron between three lozenge - shaped cushions sable
(Norton) ; 18. argent, a bend engrailed between six martlets
sable (Tempest) ; 19. argent, a chevron between three
martlets gules (Waddington) ; 20. argent, two bars gules,
in chief three mullets of the last (Washington) ; 21. argent,
a bend engrailed sable, in chief an escallop of the last
(Radcliffe); 22. sable, a saltire argent (Rilleston); 23.
argent, a fesse between three escallops sable (Rilleston);

24. azure, a chevron between three mullets or (Hildyard) ;

25. argent, two bars azure, over all a fleur-de-lys or (Hylton) ;

26. vert, three lions rampant argent, crowned, collared and
chained or (Tyson) ; 27. argent, three chaplets gules
(Lascelles); 28. argent, three escallops in bend gules, be-
tween two bendlets sable (De la Hay) ; 29. azure, two bars
nebuly argent (Del See) ; 30. argent, a cross moline en-
grailed sable (Cotys) ; 31. gules, a cross moline or (Mon-
ceux) ; 32. azure, three swans argent, a chief ermine
(Hansby); 33. azure, two bars or, over all a lion rampant
gules (Hawcliffe) ; 34. or, six annulets, three, two and one
sable (Lowther); 35. as No. 11 (Quaile); 36. as No. 12
(Strickland) ; 37. as No. 13 (Lancaster) ; 38. as No. 14
(Bellingham); 39. as No. 15 (Burnshide); 40. per pale

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