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William Benjamin Lampard]. Res. — Great Bromley
Lodge, Colchester. Clubs — Carlton, Junior Athenaeum.

RICH (R.L., 23 Dec. 1790, H. Coll.). Gules, a chevron
erminois between three crosses botton^e or. Mantling
gules and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a
wyvern argent, winged or. Motto — " Garde ta foy."

Son of Capt. Frederick Dampier Rich, R.N., b. 1818 ;

d. 1876 ; m. 1854, Jessy Catherine Hesketh, d. of Sir

J. H. Lethbr dge, 3rd Bart. : —

Sir Almeiic Edmund Frederick Rich, 5th Bart, (nth June

1791), late Lt.-Col. R.A.O.C., and Royal Garrison Regt.,

late Capt. 1st Batt. Lines. Regt., b. 1859; m. 1894, Louise,

d. of Hon. John Conness of Matapan, U.S.A. ; and has

issue — Almeric Frederic Conness Rich, Esq., b. 1897.

Club — Cavendish.

Sons of Gen. Arthur Newbolt Rich, late 33rd Madras
N. Inf., J. P., b. 1821 ; d. 1912; m. 1849, Jane Alber-
tina Frederica (d. 1882), d. of Frederick Hill of South-
ampton: —
Henry M'Calmont Rich, Gentleman, b. 1853 ; m. 1893,
Lucretia Mary, d. of Samuel Foulds ; and has issue — Henry
Lionel Rich, Gentleman, b. 1900. Res. — Flat 4, Lost-
withiel, Alumhurst Road, Bournemouth.

Evelyn Arthur Rich, Gentleman, L.R.C.P., M.R.C.S. ,
b. 1855 ; m. 1882, Mary, d. of W. H. Gray; and has had
issue— Ernest Evelyn Rich, Esq., D.S.O., Major R.H.A.,
b. 1884 [m. 1911, Claire, d. of Sir John Dewrance, G.B.E.,
of Wretham Hall, Thetford ; and d. 1917 of wounds
received inaction]; and Muriel Evelyn [m. 1913, Walter
Jagger, M.B. , CM.; and has issue]. Res.— 18 Great
Cumberland Place, W. n.

Albert Lethbridge Rich, Gentleman, b. 1863.
Sons of Henry Osborne Ludlow Rich, Gentleman, b.
1822; d. 190 ; m. 1851, Juliana, d. of Capt. Plunkett: —
Three sons. Res. —

Son of Rev. John Rich, M.A. (Oxon.), Hon. Canon
of Bristol, formerly Vicar and Rural Dean of Chippen-



ham, b. 1826; d. 1913; m. 1861, Clara Sophia (d.

1911), d. of T. H. Bosworth of Westerham : —
Charles Edwin Frederick Rich, Esq., D.S.O. , Governor
of Liverpool Prison, since 1923, Major and Brev-Lt.-Col. late
Res. of Officers Lines. Regt., served in S. African War and
Great War 1914-19 (despatches 5 times, D.S.O. , Croix de
Guerre avec palme), b. 1871 ; m. 1899, Violet Cecile
Annie, d. of late Adm. H. C. St. John of Thornbury; and
has issue — Charles Rodney St. John Rich, Esq., Lieut, (ret.)
R.N.,i5. 1900 \m. 1928, Felicity Chesterton, d. of Sir George
Thompson Hutchinson (Res. — High Grange, Hemel Hemp-
stead)] ; and Violet Laline St. John. Res. — Governor's
House, H.M. Prison, Liverpool.

Son of Maitland Gordon Rich, Gentleman, b. 1858;

d. 1919; m. 1888, Mabel Montgomery, d. of Capt.

F. W. Hutton, F.R.S. :—
Geoffrey Gordon Rich, Gentleman, M.C., late Lieut.
King Edward's Horse, served Great War 1914-18, b. 1889 ;
m. 1924, Sybil Katharine, d. of Major P. Johnson, of
Springfield, Canterbury, N.Z. ; and has issue — Dorothy
Georgiana Gordon. Res. — The Rock, Cave, S. Canter-
bury, N.Z.

Sons of Edwin Francis Rich, Gentleman, b. 1830 ;

d. 1901 ; m. ; Elizabeth, d. of Major Sir John

L. C. Richardson : —
Francis Arthur Rich, Gentleman, b. 1859; m. 1st, 1890,
Mary atherine (d. 1899), d of Gerard Spooner ; 2nd,
1899, Henrietta, d. of Gerard Spooner; and has issue — (1)
Ronald Philip Rich, Gentleman, b. 1900 ; (2) Edwin Francis
Rich, Gentleman, b. 1903; and Geraldine Vida. Res. —
Alfred Edwin Rich, Gentleman, b. 1862. Res. —

Son of Evelyn Arthur Rich, Gentleman, b. 1842;

d. 1892; m. 1864, Agnes (d. 1884), d. of Rev. E. T. J.

Rocke and widow of Capt. G. R. Pratt-Rarlow : —
Frederick Arthur Ludlow Rich, Gentleman, b. 1866;
m. 1893, Anne Charlotte, d. of Edwin Francis Rich. Res.
— 192 Manukau Road, Parnell, Auckland, N.Z.

RICHARDS, see TEMPLE-RICHARDS.

WALTER GUYON RICHARDS, Esquire, B.A. and
B.M. (Camb.), M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P., Major (ret.) Indian
Medical Service. Born July 10, 1869, only son of Frederick




William Richards, M.B., F.R.C.S , of Winchester, b. 1840 ;
d. 1870; m. 1868, Marion, d. of Rev. William Robbins,
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engrailed with plain cottises azure, and in base a lion ram-
pant of the second, gorged with a wreath of oak-leaves or.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, upon a fleur-de-lys
argent, a lion rampant azure, gorged with a wreath of
oak-leaves as in the arms. Motto — " Honore et amore."
Married, 1903, Ethel Ruth, d. of Rev. Jeremiah Chaffers-
Welsh ; and has Issue — (1) Walter Frederick Richards,
Gentleman, b. 1904; (2) Philip John Richards, Gentleman,
b. 1906 ; (3) Gerald Arthur Richards, Gentleman, b. 1907 ;
(4) Arthur Guyon Richards, Gentleman, b. 1918. Postal
address — Onstow, 4 Darlaston Road, Wimbledon.

RICHARDS. Argent, on a fesse sable, cottised gules,
between two lambs passant of the second, seven lozenges
conjoined of the first. Mantling sable and argent. Crest
■ — On a wreath of the colours, in front of park pales proper,
a lamb passant sable, supporting with the dexter foot a
flagstaff or, therefrom flowing a banner argent, charged
with a lozenge gules. Motto — " Vis unita fortior."

Son of late Samuel More Richards of Sutton, Surrey,
Esq., J. P., d. \ in. his cousin Maria, d. of Rev.
William Richards: —
Albert O. More Richards, Gentleman, b. , educated
at Charterhouse and St. John's College (Oxon.). Res,-—

RICHARDS (H. Coll.). Azure, a fesse lozengy argent
and sable, in chief two anchors or. Crest— On a wreath
or and azure, in front of a fountain, a lamb passant
argent, supporting with the dexter fore-leg a flagstaff in
bend sinister proper, therefrom a flag azure, charged with
an anchor as in the arms. Motto — " Laus Deo." Livery
— Blue, white collar and cuffs, silver buttons, blue and
white striped waistcoat.

Sons of Adm. Sir George Henry Richards, K.C.B.,
F.R.S., of Fetcham, Leatherhead, Naval A.D.C. to
Queen Victoria, b. 1820; d. 1896 ; m. 1st, 1845, Mary,
d. of Richard Sparkman Young, Capt. R.E., of Ber-
muda ; 2nd, 1882, Alice Mary, d. of Rev. R. S.
Tabor, of Cheam, Surrey: —
John Barrow Osborn Richards, Esq., Capt. (ret.)
R.A.M.C, b. 1868. Res.— Cowley Hall, Cowley, Middx.
Club — St. Stephen's.

Spencer Reginald Strettell Richards, Esq., Comdr.
(ret.) R.N., b. 1874. Res. — Thatched Cottage, Cowley,
Middx.

Son of Vancouver Alexander Richards, Esq.,Maj.
Devon. Regt. (2nd son of Adm. Sir George Richards),
b. 1861 ; d. 1906; m. 1889, Caroline Sneyd, d. of
Surg.-Gen. R. F. Hutchinson : —
Alexander Osborn Sneyd Richards, Gentleman, b.
1894. Rss. — New Zealand.

RICHARDS (H. Coll., 12 May 1922). Potent argent
and sable, on a bend gules, a caduceus or, between two
spear-heads of the first. Mantling sable and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a cock gules, between
two crosses potent argent. Motto — " Salutem extendere
factis."

Son of Thomas Richards, of Abercrave, b. 1839; d.

1925 ; m. 1866, Gwenllian, d. of Thomas Price, of

Hirwain : —
Thomas Edward Richards, Esq., J. P. Brecknock and
Glamorgan, Sheriff co. Brecon 1922-23, M.B., Ch.B.
(Edin.), b. 1869 ; m. 1893, Winifred Mary, d. of William
Morgan Jenkins, of Garth Hall, Hirwain, co. Glamorgan ;
and has issue — William Islwyn Richards, Gentleman, b.
1895 ; Arthur Hywel Richards, Gentleman, b. 1896.
Res. — Rhoslyn, Lake Road East, Cardiff.

RICHARDS (H. Coll., 20 Jan. 1914). Gules, on a
pale argent, the astronomical symbol of Mars sable, be-
tween two lotus- flowers slipped and leaved proper.
Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, an elm- tree proper, the trunk enfiled by the
symbol of Mars as in the arms. Motto — " Spes sibi
quisque."

Son of William Richards, of Bristol, b. 1850;

d. 1913 ; m. 1879, Amelia Sophia Elizabeth, d. of

William Orchard : —

William Brailey Richards, Gentleman, I.S.E. (ret.),

b. 1881. Res. — Wharfedale, St. Lawrence Avenue,

Worthing, Sussex.

RICHARDSON, see BUNBURY and STEWART-
RICHARDSON.



RICHARDSON of Yellow Woods, Cape of Good Hope
(H. Coll.). Argent, an ostrich proper, on a chief sable,
three lions' heads erased of the field. Mantling sable
and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, upon a
rock, a lion rampant guardant proper, resting the sinister
paw on a mullet gold. Badge — An avonel bloem flower
slipped and leaved proper, enfiled by a circlet or. Motto
— " Animo fide et honore."

Son of Kaufman Richardson : —

Sir Lewis Richardson, C.B.E., 1st Bart. (26 Jan. 1924),
Knt. Bach. (1921), b. 1873 ; m. 1906, Phoebe, d. of Isaac
Isaacs ; and has issue — Leslie Lewis Richardson, Esq.,
b. 1915 ; Fanny Sarah Ethel ; Audrey Anne. Res. —
13 Kensington Palace Gardens, W.8 ; Fern Kloof, Park
Drive, Port Elizabeth, S. Africa.

RICHARDSON of Hersham (H. Coll., 24 July 192 1).
Argent, upon a mount vert, an oak-tree proper, on a chief
indented sable, a spur between two leopards' faces or.
Mantling vert and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a dexter cubit arm in armour proper, charged
with a spur or, the hand grasping a sword proper, pom-
mel and hilt gold. Motto — " Perge quo coepisti."

Son of John Wigham Richardson, of Hindley Hall,
Stocksfield, b. 1837; d. 1908; m. 1864, Marianne
Henrietta, d. of James P. Thol, of London : —
Sir Philip Wigham Richardson, 1st Bart (1929), Knt.
Bach. (1921), O.B.E., V.D., M.P. Chertsey Div. since 1922,
Brev.-Lieut.-Col. T. F. Reserve, M.A. (Cantab.), b. 1865 ;
tn. 1st, 1891, Rosa America, d. of General Colorado, of
Spain ; 2nd, 1909, Bertha Ann, d. of late J. Greenley, of
Dulwich ; and has issue (by 1st marriage) — William
Wigham Richardson, Esq., b. 1893 [m. 1921, Katherine,
d. of late Howard Elphinstone] ; George Wigham Richard-
son, Esq., b. 1895 [m. 1923, Adela Nancy, d. of A. O.
Davies] ; (by 2nd marriage) — Irene Geraldine. Res. —
Aldenholme, Weybridge, Surrey. Clubs — Constitutional,
Carlton, R.A.C.

RICHARDSON (H. Coll., 1 Oct. 1921). Sable, on
a chevron between in chief two lions' heads erased argent,
and in base a stag's head erased or, three mullets azure.




Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of th
colours, issuant out of clouds, a dexter cubit arm the hand
grasping a club, all proper. Motto — ■" Non dormio."

Eldest son of W. Mather Richardson, b. 1854 ;

d. 1924 ; m. 1889, Mary Alice, d. of the late

Walter Maxwell : —
Mather Maxwell Richardson, Gentleman, late British
Vice-Consul at New York and Newport, U.S.A., b. 1890 ;
m. 1929, Margaret Hunter Reirden, of New York. Res. —
59 East 77th Street, New York Clubs — Wellington ;
Turf and Field (New York), etc.

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RICHARDSON (H. Coll.). Argent, a bend azure,
semee-de-lis or, on a chief sable three lions' heads erased of







the field. Mantling azure and argent. Crest — Issuant out
of a crown palisado or, a lion's head lozengy or and azure.
Motto — " Pretio prudentia praestat."

Sons of Ernald Edward Richardson, Esq., J. P. co.
Carmarthen, of Glanbrydan Park, Carmarthen, for-
merly Capt. Roy. Carmarthen Artillery, b. 1867; d.
1909 ; tn. 1898, Irene Caroline, d. of Col. Ynyr Henry
Burges, Esq., J.P..D.L., of Parkanaur, Castle Caul-
field, co. Tyrone : —
Ernald Wilbram Alfred Richardson, Gentleman, b. 1900.
Res.—

Llewelyn George Richardson, Lieut. R.N., b. 1902.
John Crow Richardson, Gentleman, b. 1905. Res. —

RICHARDSON of Lambeg (U.O.). Argent, on a fesse
engrailed per saltire azure and gules, between in chief a
bull's head couped of the third and in base a galley proper,
four escallops, two in fesse and two in pale, or. Mantling
azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a
lion rampant argent, armed and langued gules, holding
between the paws a laurel garland proper. Motto —
" Virtute acquiritur honos." Livery — Light drab, blue
plush breeches.

Son of Richard Rollo Houghton Richardson, b. 1853;

d. 1896; tn 1883, Anna, d. of Ellis: —

Allan Oraham Richardson, Gentleman, b. 1887. Res. —

Sons-of Jonathan Richardson, Esq., J. P., of Glenmore,

Lisburn, co. Antrim, b. 1811 ; d. 1869; m. 1850,

Louisa Jane (d. 1914), d. of late Major Richard Rollo

Houghton, late 3rd Buffs, of Springfield : —

Charles Herbert Richardson, Esq., J. P., b. 1855; tn.

1884, Helen Noel, second d. of late John Richardson, Esq.,

J. P., of Lambeg; and has surv. issue — Derek Charles

Houghton Richardson, Esq., M.C., Major loth Hussars,

served in the European War (desp. twice, M.C.), b. 1887

[tn. Irene Pilling, and has issue] ; and Violet Mabel. Res. —

Cedarhurst, Newtownbreda, co. Down.

Ivan Owden Richardson, Esq., Major 4th Hussars, b.
1858; d. 1927; tn. 1894, Helen, d. of Edward Franks;
and left issue — Eileen Louise.

Arthur Percy Richardson, Esq., of Purton House,
Wilts., late Capt. 5th Batt. Royal Irish Rifles, served
Great War as Capt. 10th Suffolk Regt. [Livery — Dark blue,
with dress buttons], b. 1861 ; tn. 1887, Ethel Mary, eld. d.
of the late Capt. Edmond Stronge ; and has had issue —
(1) Edmond St. John Richardson, Gentleman, formerly



Lieut. Denbighshire Yeo., served Great War with Wilts.
Yeo. , b. 1888 [m. 1920, Rose Ethel, d. of Rt. Hon. Sir
James H. Stronge, Bt. , P.C. ; and has issue— Brenda] ;
(2) Arthur Kenneth Richardson, Esq., Major Royal Welch
Fusiliers, b. 1890 [tn. 1921, Doris HicksonJ; (3) Mervyn
Stronge Richardson, Esq., Capt. 1st Batt. Roy. Welch
Fus., b. 1894; killed in action 1916. Seat — Purton House,
Wiltshire. Club — Carlton.

Son of John Richardson of Lambeg House, b. 1833 ;

d. 1899; tn. 1862, Emily Margaret, only d. of late Rev.

George M. Black of Stranmillis, co. Antrim : —
Robert Airth Richardson, Esq., T.D., D.L. J. P. War-
wickshire, Major and Bt.-Lt.-Col. Warwickshire Imp.
Yeom., b. 1864; tn. 1888, Elizabeth Evelyn, eld. d. of John
Doherty Barbour. Esq., J. P., D.L. , of Hilden, co. Antrim ;
and has issue — Daphne Elizabeth Airth [tn. Baron Graevnitz;
and has issue] ; Phyllis Evelyn Airth ; Marjorie Eunice
Airth; and Yvonne Patricia Airth. Seat — Lambeg House,
Lisburn, co. Antrim. Res. — Longbridge Manor, Warwick.
Clubs — Bath, Cavalry, Hurlingham.

Sons of Alexander Airth Richardson, Esq., J. P. co.

Antrim, b. 1835; d. ; tn. 1863, Susan, d. of

Richard Grubb of Cahir Abbey, co. Tipperary : —
Alexander Monteith Airth Richardson, Gentleman, b.
1865. Seats — Aberdelghy, Lambeg, Lisburn ; Buncrana
Castle, co. Donegal.

Rev. Jonathan Oswald Richardson, Gentleman.
Richard Henry Stephens Richardson, Gentleman.
Philip Frederick Richardson, Gentleman.

RICHARDSON (L.O.). Or, on a fesse engrailed azure,
between a bull's head couped in chief, and in base three
annulets two and one sable, a saltire couped between two




estoiles argent. Mantling azure, doubled or. Crest — On a
wreath of his liveries, a unicorn's head argent, armed and
maned or. Motto — "Virtute acquiritur honos."

Son of Henry Cockburn Richardson, Bengal Civil
Service, b. 1827 ; d. 1882 ; m. 1855, Jane, d. of
Jonathan Chapman, of Torquay, Devon : —
Henry Edward Richardson, Esq.', Writer to the Signet,
P. Midlothian, Member Royal Coy. of Archers (King's
Bodyguard for Scotland), b. 1862 ; m. 1900, Alison Jessie,
d. of George Cunningham, C.E., Leithenhopes, Peebles-
shire, and h« had issue — John Laurence Richardson, Gen-
tleman, b. 1909; George Henry Richardson, Gentleman,
b. 1916; d. 1916; Marjorie; Euphone Mary [tn. 1926,
Arthur Woodman Blair] ; and Alison Katharine. Seat —
Broadshaw, Midlothian. Res — 1 Douglas Crescent, Edin-
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RICHARDSON of Ralston (L.O., 1858). Or, on a fesse
azure, between a bull's head couped in chief and a galley
in base, oars in action sable, flagged gules, a saltire couped
between two unicorns trippant argent. Mantling gules,
doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries,

The Representatives of James Richardson of Ralston,
who died i860.
Richardson of Hartfield [same arms, with addition
(rematric. 1869) of " a bordure of the second " (i.e. azure)].
Son of David Richardson, Gentleman, of Hartfield
and Hallhill, Renfrewshire, d. 1890; m. Agnes, d. of
Charles Dunlop of Carlibar, co. Renfrew : —
David Bruce Richardson, Gentleman,!?. 1865; m. 1894,
Marion Margaret Seaton, second d. of John Wilson of
Aucheneck, co. Stirling. Seat—

Richardson of Kirn [same arms, with addition
(rematric. 1878) of " a bordure of the fourth " (i.e. gules)].
Son of : —

George Wood Richardson, Gentleman, of Kirn, co.
Argyll, b. . Res. —

HARRY LEO SYDNEY RICHARDSON, Gentleman,
Doctor of Laws, Bachelor of Arts of the University 01
Cambridge. Born February 24, 1862, being the fourth but
only surviving son of Albert Joseph Richardson, by his
wife Mary, second dau. of John Whitcher. Armorial
bearings— He bears for Arms : Gules, three piles argent,
two issuant from the chief and one in the base, each
charged with a cross raguly of the first, on a chief of the
second three lions' heads erased ermines. Upon the escut-
cheon is placed a helmet befitting his degree, with a Mantling
gules and argent ; and for his Crest, upon a wreath of the
colours, a dexter arm embowed in armour proper, encircled
by an annulet or, the hand holding a sword erect, also
proper, transfixing a lion's head as in the arms ; with the
Motto, "Virtute acquiritur honos." Livery — Brown.
Married, April 13, 1895, Mary, only daughter of the late
Joseph Crimble ; and has Issue— Leo Aylwin Richardson,
Gentleman, b. 1902.

RICHARDSON of Rossfad and Rich Hill (U.O.).
Quarterly, 1 and 4, argent, on a chief sable, three leopards'
heads erased of the first, a crescent for difference (Richard-
son, certified by Roberts, Ulster, 22 May 1647); 2 and 3,
ermine, on a bend sable, three pheons argent (Carleton).
Mantling gules and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the




colours, an armed arm, holding in the hand a sword with
a bunch of thorns at the end all proper. Motto—
" Pro Deo et rege." Livery — Drab and scarlet.

Sons of John Mervyn Archdall Carleton Richardson,
Esq., J. P. and D.L. co. Fermanagh, Col. (ret.) 3rd
Batt. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, High Sheriff cos.
Fermanagh 1868, Tyrone 1885, Armagh 1888, b. 1836;
d. 1912 ; m. 1880, Mildred Harriet Gartside, third d.



of the late Gartside Gartside-Tipping of Rossferry, co.
Fermanagh, and of Bolton-le-Moors, co. Lancaster: —
Henry Sacheverell Carleton Richardson, Esq., Lt.-Col.
late Rifle Brigade, b. 1883; m. 1918, Mildreda Phyllis, d.
of the late Lieut. -Comdr. H. Gartside Tipping, R.N., of
Quarrwood, Isle of Wight ; and has issue — 1 son; 1 dau.
Seats —

Guy Carleton Richardson, Gentleman, b. 1885. Res. —

RICHARDSON of Edmondthorpe Hall. Per pale sable

and or, a pegasus rampant between three lions' heads erased

all counterchanged. Mantling sable and or. Crest— On

a wreath of the colours, a pegasus sejant sable, resting the

dexter foot on a pheon or. Motto — " Honorantes me

honorabo. " Livery — Black, with amber collars and facings.

Sons of John Beresford Cyril Richardson, Gentleman,

b. 1886; d. ; m. 1912, Emily Eva, d. of late

William Richardson of Limber, Lincolnshire : —

John Maunsell Richardson, Gentleman, b. 1914. Seat —

Edmondthorpe Hall, Oakham.

Edmund Beresford Richardson, Gentleman, b. 1916.

RALPH RICHARDSON, Esquire, H.M. Commissary
Clerk of the County of Edinburgh, and Probate Registrar
for Scotland, Writer to the Signet, F.R.S.E., F.S.A. Scot.,
Vice-President Royal Scottish Geographical Society. Born
1845, being the eldest son of James Richardson and Alison,
dau. of Adam Black, Lord Provost of and M. P. for the City of
Edinburgh (and nephew and heirof the late Ralph Richard-
son). Armorial bearings (L.O., 25 Nov. 1836)— Or, on a
fesse engrailed azure, between a bull's head couped in chief
and a galley, oars in saltire, in base sable, two fleurs-de-lys
argent, all within a bordure gules, charged with eight bezants.
Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of his
liveries, a dexter arm in armour, the hand grasping a broad-




sword erect in pale proper. Motto— " Virtute acquiritur
honos." Married, 1879, Melville Elizabeth, dau. of Deputy-
Surgeon-General Andrew Fleming, M.D., Indian Army,
Residence— 29 Eglinton Crescent, Edinburgh. Clubs—
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RICHARDSON. Azure, on a bend invected between
two fleeces argent, a garb between two roses gules.
Mantling azure and argent. Crest — Upon a wreath of the
colours, issuant from a wreath of oak proper, a cubit arm
erect also proper, grasping a hammer sable. Livery— Dark
green.

Sons of Thomas Shepherd Richardson, Gentleman,
b. 1823 ; d. 1909 ; m. 1849, Mary, dau. of John
Purdue : — ■
Herbert Richardson, Gentleman, b. March 12, 1853.
Alan Richardson, Gentleman, b. Oct. 4, 1854. Estate —
Hilder's Court, Chiddingly, Sussex. Res. — Alanhone,
Bosham, nr. Chichester, Sussex.

WILLIAM RIDLEY RICHARDSON, Gentleman,
M.A. of the University of Cambridge, sometime Lieut.
Cambridge University Rifle Volunteers. Born Oct. 29, 1856,
being the only surviving son of the late John Richardson, for-
merly of Ravensfell and Bromley House, in the co. of Kent
[who was the third son of Thomas Richardson of Denmark
Hill, London, and of Lascelles Hall, in the county of
York], by his wife Elizabeth, fourth daughter of William
Ridley of Felsted, in the county of Essex, and is sixth
in legitimate male descent from Christopher Richardson of
Lascelles Hall, and Rector of Kirk Heaton, both in the
county of York, Master of Arts of the University of Cam-
bridge. Armorial bearings — He bears for Arms : Sable,




two hawks belled or, on a chief indented ermine, a pale
ermines and three lions' heads erased counterchanged,
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, upon a mount vert and
in front of a tilting-spear fessewise, a dexter arm embowed
in armour proper, encircled by an annulet or, the hand
grasping' a sword by the blade in bend sinister, also
proper, pommel and hilt gold, pendent from the wrist by a
riband gules, an escutcheon argent, charged with a hawk
likewise proper; with the Motto, "Ben ti voglio."
Married, 1st, April 29, 1886, Elizabeth Harriott (d. 1914),



youngest daughter of the late John Newman Tweedy 01
Montagu Square, and Widmore House, Brcmley, in the
county of Kent; 2nd, April 10, 1916, Margaret, eldest
daughter of the late George Birkett, of Keswick, Cumber-
land ; and has had Issue — (1) Hugh Lascelles Richardson,
Esquire, Major (ret.) Royal West Kent Regt. , b.
January 24, 1887 [m. Aug. 1, 1924, Ellen Caroline Golds-
borough, d. of Rev. W. G. Whittam, Vicar of Messing,
Essex ; and has issue — John Hugh Goldsborough Richard-
son, Gentleman, b. Aug. 5, 1925 [Postal add. — Flower-
dale, via Forbes, N.S.W.)] ; (2) Christopher Ridley Richard-
son, Esq., Capt. 1st East Yorkshire Regt. and R.A.F., b.
Dec. 5, 1893 \m. 1st, Feb. 3, 1917, Winifred Mary (d. 1926),
d. of Alfred Lodge, of Charterhouse, Godalming ; 2nd,
April 2, 1927, Gwyneth Mary, d. of Herbert O. Ellis, of
Bromley, Kent ; and has surv. issue — William Arthur
Ridley Richardson, Gentleman, b. July 27, 1924. Res. —
— Widmore, Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire] ; (3)
William Arthur Ingham Richardson, Gentleman, 2nd
Lieut. Royal West Kent Regt., b. July 5, 1895; d. of
wounds received in action August 31, 1915 ; Enid
Dorothea Hilda; Violet Tweedy Turpin [m. Nov. 4,
1915, Charles Betton Roberts, R.N., and has issue] ; and
Frances Ruth Ferrand [m. August 27, 1924, Cyril Tom
Hinde, M.C. ; and has Issue]. Seat's — Lascelles Hall,
Torquay; Bromley House, Kent. Postal address —
Lascelles Hall, Barton Road, Torquay.

RICHARDSON of Potto Hall (H. Coll.). Sable, gutt£e-
d'eau, a pale ermine, charged with a lion's head erased
ermines, on a chief indented argent, two anchors in saltire




sable, between as many lions' heads erased also ermines.
Mantling sable and argent. Crest — Upon a wreath of the
colours, upon the battlements of a tower or, in front of an
anchor in bend sinister sable, a lion's head erased ermines.
Motto — ■" Potius ingenio quam vi."

Sons of Joseph Richardson, Esq., J. P. for N. Rdg, co.
Yorks., J. P. and D.L. for co. Durham, J. P. and Alder-
man of Stockton-on-Tees, formerly M.P. for the South-
East Divison of Durham, b. 1830 ; d. 1902 ; tn. 1st, 1856,
Anne (d. 1886), d. of late Frederick Backhouse; 2nd,
1893. Flora (d. 1897), d. of late James Macdonald
of Ennerdale Lodge, Birkenhead; 3rd, 1900, Yda
Stancomb Wills, d. of late George P. Stancombe of



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