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G. Partington, of Tilehurst, Reading, and has issue — John
Roberts, Gentleman, b. 1921 ; Henry Roberts, Gentleman,
b. 1923] ; Lilly May [m. 1902, Frederic Alfred Aykroyd ;
and has issue]; and Alice Maud Mary [m. 1902, Lt.-Col.
Norman Cecil Rutherford, D.S.O., F.R.C.S. (Eng.) (she
assumed by Deed Poll, 1927, the surname of Roberts in
lieu of Rutherford, for herself and issue) ; and has issue].
Seats— The Hall, Fairlight, nr. Hastings ; Strathallan
Castle, Machany, Perthshire. Clubs — Royal Automobile,
Union, Liberal (Bradford).

ROBERTS of Glassenbury, Kent, and Britfieldstoun,
co. Cork (U.O., 1809). Azure, on a chevron argent,
cottised or, three mullets of six points sable, pierced of the
field. Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of
the colours, on a mount vert, an eagle displayed ermine,
winged argent, wreathed round the neck with ivy proper.
Motto — "Post funera virtus." [By certificate, dated 22
June 1775, William Hawkins, Ulster, had previously
allowed the arms "Azure, on a chevron argent, three
mullets sable" to this family, these being the arms of
Roberts, Bart, of Glassenbury, from whom descent was
recited in the above-mentioned certificate. The pedigree
was re-registered by Vicars, Ulster, 22 May 1899, vol. xxvii.
pp. 158, 159, and pedigree extended 1906.] Livery — Blue,
silver facings ; (undress) claret colour.

Sons of Col. Sir Howland Roberts, 5th Bart. V.D. ,

J. P. and D.L. co. London, Lt.-Col. commanding and

Hon. Col. 3rd (London Irish) V.B. Rifle Brig., b. 1845 ;

d. 1917; tn. 1895, Elizabeth Marie, d. of William Tell

La Roche, M.D., of Harrington Park, New Jersey: —

Sir Thomas Langdon Howland Roberts, 6th Bart. (20

Sept. 1809) (claims also to have succeeded as 12th Bart, to

the ancient Baronetcy of Glassenbury, cr. 1620, and to be

entitled to the arms of that family), Lieut. R.F.A., att.

6th K.A.R., b. 1898. Res. — 10 South Street, Thurloe

Square, S.W.

Gilbert Howland Roberts, Esq., Lieut. Comdr. R.N.,
b. 1900.

Son of Sir Walworth Howland Roberts, K.C.B., a
Judge of County Courts, J. P. for cos. Bucks, and Herts.,
b 1855 ; d. 1924 ; tn. 1890, Katherine, d. of John


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Gibson Thomson of Aitechuan, co. Argyll, and of
Catherine, d. of John Sinclair of Lochaline, co.
Argyll :—
Walter St. Clair Howland Roberts, Esq., M.C., ist Sec.

H.M.'s Diplomatic Service, served Great War 1914-18, as

Lieut. R.F.A., b. 1893 ; m. 1924, Helen Cecil, d. of Col. H.

Weekes, D.S.O., O.B.E., R.E. Res.— Causeway House,

Abbots Langley, Herts.

Son of Rev. Edmund Gilbert Roberts, B.D., Rector of
St. Paul's Cray, Kent, and afterwards of Glanville,
Wootton, Dorset, b. 1810 ; d. 1856; m. 1836, Elizabeth
Anne, d. of Major Joyce of Teignmouth : —
Herbert Roberts, Gentleman, b. 1847. Res. —

Son of Richard Gabbett Spiers Roberts, Gentleman,
b. 1845 ■ d. ; m. 2nd, Jemima, d. of William

Michael Rookherst Roberts, Esq., Capt. i/ioth Gurkha

Rifles, b. 1894; 7)i. Isabel, d. of James Fisher, Esq., J. P.

Res. — Quetta, India.

Sons of Michael Roberts of Kilmoney Abbey, Sen. Fell.
Trin. Coll., Dub., b. 1817; d. 1882; m. 1851, Kate
(Seat — Kilmoney Abbey), d. of John Drew Atkin of
Castle Park, co. Dublin : —
Rev. John Drew Roberts, Gentleman, b. 1863. Res. — 36

Queenhill Road, Sanderstead, S. Croydon.
Walter Theobald Pepper Roberts, Gentleman, b. 1868.


Son of Rev. William Roberts, Senior Fellow Trin. Coll.,
Dub. , b. 1817 ; d. 1884; m. 1849, Wilhelmina Augusta,
d. of Ralph Westropp of Meadstown, co. Cork: —
Rev. William Ralph Westropp Roberts, B.D., Fellow

and Tutor of Trin. Coll., Dub., b. 1850; m. 1882, Lydia

Mary, d. of George Hodder of Fountainstown, co. Cork;

and has issue — Wilhelmina Dorothy Maud [m. i9i4,*Capt.

Daniel Goodwin Conner, Royal Flying Corps ; and Monica

Katharine. Post, add.— Trinity College, Dublin. Clubs —

University (Dublin), Royal Cork Yacht.

ROBERTS (H. Coll.). Gules, a chevron ermine, cottised
argent, between two pheons in chief of the last and in base
a plate. Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, upon the battlements of a tower, a falcon
rising proper, belled gold, supporting with the dexter claw
an anchor or.

Son of Edward Roberts of Tulse Dale Villa, Lower
Norwood, b. ; d. ; m. : —

George Roberts, Gentleman, b. . Res. — Tulse Dale
Villa, Lower Norwood, S.E.

ROBERTS-GAWEN (R.L. , 1875, H. Coll.). Quarterly,
1 and 4, grand quarters, quarterly, i. and iiii., ermine, on a
saltire engrailed azure, five fieurs-de-lys or(Gawen) ; ii. and
iii., azure, four estoiles, three and one or, a chief nebuly
argent (Roberts); 2and3, grand quarters, argent, on a mount
in base vert, the stem or trunk of an oak tree couped, sprout-
ing out two branches all proper, with the shield of Pallas
(bearing the head of the Gorgon Medusa) hanging therefrom
or, fastened by a belt gules (Borough). Crests — 1. upon a
wreath of the colours, a lion rampant or, semee of estoiles
sable, holding a sword erect, entwined with laurel proper
(Roberts); 2. an eagle regardant wings expanded stand-
ing upon a mount proper, supporting with the dexter foot
a like shield as in the arms (Borough). Motto — "Quae

Ygst. son of John Charles Burton Borough, Esq. (q.v.),

J. P. and D.L., of Hulland Hall, co. Derby, and Chet-

wynd Park, co. Salop, b. 1810; d. 1894; m. 1848,

Elizabeth Charlotte (d. 1907), d. of Adm. John Charles

GawenRoberts-Gawen of Park Street, London : —

Charles Gawen Roberts-Gawen, Gentleman, B.A. (Oxon.),

b. 1859 ; m. 1901, Florence, widow of Thomas Bennett and

d. of Gen. Percy Hill. Res.— Sharnbrook House, near

Bedford. Club — United University.

Surrey. Born May 8, 1849, being the second and youngest
son of the late Philip Joseph Roberts- West of the 17th
Lancers, by his wife Ann, dau. of John Stockley. Armorial
bearings— Argent, a fesse dancett^e paean. Mantling sable
and argent. Crest — Out of a ducal coronet gold, a gryphon's
head paean, beaked and eared or. Married, Oct. 21, 1873,
Florence Dalton, dau. of Joseph Brooke of Bollington,
co. Chester; and has Issue— (1) Charles Raymond Roberts-
West, Esq., Lt.-Col. Essex Regt., b. 1874 [m. 1903, Mildred,
d. of Rev. Canon Henry Granville Dickson ; and has issue
—John Raymond Roberts-West, Gentleman, Sub-Lieut.

R.N., b. 1906 (Club — Naval and Military)]; (2) Philip
Douglas Roberts-West, Esq., Comdr. (ret.) Royal Navy, b.
1876 (Club — Naval and Military) ; (3) Archer Roberts- West,.
Lieut. -Comdr. (ret.) R.N., b. 1886; and Maud. Res.—
Stafford House, Cheam, Surrey. Club — Windham.

ROBERTSHAWE (H. Coll., 17 Jan. 1917). Argent,
issuant from the base a mount vert, thereon a hurst of
trees proper, on a chief gules, a lion rampant between two
cross crosslets of the first. Mantling vert and argent.
Crest — Issuant out of a coronet of fieurs-de-lys gold, a
gryphon's head sable, holding in the beak four ears of
wheat or. Motto — " Probitas verus honor est."

Sons of Rev. Edward Robertshawe, Clerk in Holy
Orders, Vicar of Danneville, New Zealand, b. 1857 ;
d. 1917 ; m. 1881, Augusta, d. of William Knight: —

Ralph Hopton Robertshawe, Gentleman, b. 1885.
Res. — Danneville, New Zealand.

Kenelm Frederick Robertshawe, Gentleman, b. 1887.

Noel Francis Edward Robertshawe, Gentleman, b.
1888. Res. —


ROBERTSON of Welbourn (H. Coll., 10 Feb. 1918).
Gules, two swords in saltire argent, hilted and pommelled
gold, the points downwards between in chief the sun in
splendour, and in base a fleur-de-lys or, and in fesse two
wolves' heads erased of the second. Crest — Issuant
from a coronet of fieurs-de-lys or, a demi-wolf argent,
gorged with an Eastern crown gold, supporting with the
dexter paw a lance proper, thereon a pennon per fesse
gules and argent. Supporters — On the dexter side, a
grey charger in review order, and on the sinister side, a
bay charger in service order, both proper. Motto —
" Fight the good fight."

Son of Thomas Charles Robertson, of Welbourn,
Lines., m. Ann Johnston : —

Field-Marshal Sir William Robert Robertson, ist Bart.
(4 Oct. 1919), G.C.B., G.C.M.G., K.C.V.O., D.S.O.,
served S. Africa, Chitral Relief Force 1895 ; S. Africa
1900; Great War 1914-19; G.O.C. Great Britain 1918-19,-
G.O.C. Army of the Rhine 1919-20 ; Col. Roy. Scots
Greys 1916-25 ; 3/6th Dragoons 1925 ; and Roy. Horse
Gds. 1928, A.D.C. Gen. to H.M. King George 1917-20,
b. i860 ; m. 1894, Mildred Adelaide, d. of Lieut.-Gen.
Charles Palin, I.A. ; and has issue — (1) Major Brian
Hurbert Robertson, D.S.O., M.C., R.E., b. 1896 [m. 1926,
Edith, d. of J. B. Macindoe, and has issue — 1 dau. ; (2)
Hugh William John Robertson, Esq., b. 1909 ; Rosa-
mund Mildred [m. 1922, Lieut. Walter Agnew, R.N.] ;
Helen Millicent. Res. — 88 Westbourne Terrace, Hyde
Park, W.2. Club — United Service.

ROBERTSON (L.O. and H. Coll.). Gules, three wolves'
heads erased argent, in the centre of the shield three Sara-
cens' heads conjoined in one neck proper, the faces looking
to the chief, the dexter and the sinister, all within a
bordure waved of the second. Mantling gules, doubled
argent. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a dexter hand
erect, holding an imperial crown proper. Motto —
"Virtutis gloria merces." Livery — Royal blue, yellow

Only surv. son of Sir Helenus Robert Robertson, Knt.

Bach., of Upton Grange, Cheshire, b. 1841 ; d. 1919 ;

m. 1873, Kate Ann (Res.— Wilbury Park, Newton

Tony, Salisbury), d. of Thomas Norris Banks of

Rugeley, Staffs. : —
James Archibald St. George Fitzwarenne Despencer-
Robertson, Esq., O.B.E., Bt.-Major Roy. Welsh Fusiliers,
B.A. (Oxon.), Lord of the Manor of Newton Tony, Wilt-
shire, b. 1886; assumed the additional surnames of Fitz-
warenne Despencer in accordance with the will of Edmund
Mortimer Fitzwarenne Despencer, who died 1915. Seat
—Wilbury Park, Newton Tony, Wilts. Clubs— Carlton,

ROBERTSON (L.O., 19 Feb. 1913). Gules, on a fesse
between two wolves' heads erased in chief argent, and in
base an imperial eagle of France grasping in its claws a
thunderbolt or, two basket-hilted swords in saltire proper.
Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest — A dexter hand
erect couped at the wrist, holding a royal crown all proper.
Motto — " Virtutis gloria merces."




Eldest son of the late George Robertson of Perth, b.

; d. ; m. 1834, Janet, d. of Robert Jack of

Mains of Dollar, Clackmannanshire: —

John Robertson, Esq., CLE. (1882), Hon. Col. (ret. list)

Indian Army, served in Crimean Campaign and Indian

Campaign, b. 1837; m. 1861, Marie Frederique, d. of

Mons. M. Gumbert of Colmar, Alsace. Res. — Liddington

Hall, Ryde's Hill, nr. Guildford, Surrey.

ROBERTSON of Struan (L.O., 1672-7). Gules, three

wolves' heads erased argent, armed and langued azure, lying

on a compartment under the arms, a wild man chained.

Dau. of the late Alexander Gilbert Robertson (Struan

Robertson) of Struan, by his wife Charlotte Wilhelmina

Hoffman : —

Jean Rosine Robertson of Struan, Perthshire. Res. —

Sunny Cote, Colehill, Wimborne, Dorset.

ROBERTSON (L.O., 1892). Gules, a fesse ermine,
between two wolves' heads erased in chief and a banner
displayed bendwise in base argent, thereon a canton azure,
charged with a saltire of the third. Mantling gules, doubled
argent. Crest — Upon a wreath of his liveries, a dexter arm
erect proper, charged with an ermine spot, the hand holding
an imperial crown also proper. Motto — "Virtutis gloria

Son of Rt. Hon. James Patrick Bannerman Robertson
of Forte viot, co. Perth, a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary
and a Life Peer, formerly (1891-1899) Lord Justice-
General and President of the Scottish Court of Session,
P.C. , Q.C. , D. L. for City and co. of Edinburgh andco.
Kincardine, M.A. , Hon. LL.D. (Edin.), Lord Rector
of the University 1893-1896, Solicitor-General for Scot-
land 1885-1886 and 1886-1888, and Lord Advocate for
Scotland 1888-1891, b. 1845 ; d. 1909 ; m. 1872, Phila-
delphia Mary Lucy, dau. of W. N. Fraser of Findrack,
and Tornaveen, Aberdeenshire: —
The Hon. Robert Bannerman Fraser Robertson, Capt.
late 21st Lancers, Barrister (Inner Temple), served with
Imperial Yeomanry in South Africa 1900-1901 (mentioned
in despatches), and Great War 1914-18, with 9th Lancers
(wounded and taken prisoner), subsequently G.S.O. War
Office, b. 1873. Res. — Long Thong, Thrapston, Northants.
Club— Carlton.

ROBERTSON (L.O.). Gules, on a chevron between
three wolves' heads erased argent, langued azure, a cinque-

Second son of the late Sir William Rose Robertson,
K.C.S.I., b. ; d. ; m. :—

James Shaw Robertson, Esq., Lord of the Manor of
Chalfont St. Giles, b. 1855 ; m. 1st, 1880, Julia Elizabeth,
d. of Harold Barkworth ; 2nd, 1888, Ethel Elizabeth, d. of
Hugh B. B. McCalmont, and has issue — 2 daus. Seat —
The Vache, Chalfont St. Giles, Bucks. Club— Jun. Carlton.

ROBERTSON (L.O.). Gules, on a chevron between
three wolves' heads erased argent, langued azure, three
mullets of the field. Mantling gules and argent. Crest —
On a wreath of the liveries, a dexter hand erect, holding
an imperial crown proper. Motto — " Virtutis gloria merces. "
Livery — Blue, red waistcoat, silver buttons.

Eld. son of George Samuel Robertson, M.A. , b. 1825;
d. 1874 ; m. 1851, Helen Mary, d. of William Charles
Kerr, M.D. :—

Rt. Rev. Archibald Robertson, Lord Bishop of Exeter
1903-15. MA., D.D. (Oxon.), Hon. D.D (Durham), Hon.
LL.D. (Glasgow), Fellow of Trinity Coll., Oxford, 1876-
1886, Lecturer 1876-1883, Dean 1879-1883, Principal of
Bishop Hatfield Hall, Durham, 1883-1897, Principal of
King's College, London, 1897-1903, Vice-Chancellor of
London University 1902-3, b. 1853 ; m. 1885, Julia Eleanor
Louisa (d. 1925), d. of late Rev. Charles Noel Mann ; and
has surv. issue — (1) Archibald Horace Mann Robertson,
Gentleman, a principal Clerk at the Admiralty, b. 1886 [m.
1914] ; (2) Gerard Walter Trevelyan Robertson, Esq.,
Comdr. R.N., b. 1889 [ni. 1921, and has issue]; (3) Hugh
Alexander Robertson, Gentleman, M.R.C.P. , M.B. (Oxon.),
b. 1892 [m. 1926]. Res. — 7 Canterbury Road, Oxford.
Club — Athenaeum.

ROBERTSON of Sewardstone Lodge (L.O. , 7 Nov. 1907).
Parted per pale argent and gules, three wolves' heads erased,
all counterchanged, on a chief azure, two pots of lilies ot
the first. Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest — On a

foil of the last, all within a bordure of the second. Mantling
gules, doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of his
liveries, a dexter hand erect couped at the wrist, holding a
royal crown all proper. Motto—" Virtutis gloria merces."

wreath of his liveries, a dexter hand holding up an imperial
crown all proper. Motto— " Virtutis gloria merces."

Eld. son of John Robertson of Dundee, b. ; d. ;

m. , Barbara, d. of William Paterson and Isabella

Fenwick : —
William Paterson Robertson, Gentleman, Managing
Director of The Rosario Nitrate Company, Ltd., b.




LAWRENCE ROBERTSON, Gentleman. Armorial
bearings (L.O., 1875)— Gules, a lion's head between three
wolves' heads all erased argent. Mantling gules, doubled
argent. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, an arm erect,
the hand holding an Imperial crown proper. Motto —
" Virtutis gloria merces."

ROBERTSON of Plas Newydd, formerly of Larkhall
(L.O. , 1812). Gules, three Saracens' heads conjoined in
one neck proper, the faces looking to the chief, the dexter
and the sinister of the shield, between three wolves' heads
erased argent, within a bordure wavy of the last. Mantling
gules, doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries,
a dexter hand erect holding an imperial crown proper.
Motto — "Virtutis gloria merces."

Eld. son of George Hunter Robertson, Esq., J. P. Den-
bighshire (High Sheriff 1905), b. 1836; d. 1912 ; m.
1864, Constance, d. of J. H. Rayner of Seaforth,
Lanes.: —
George Hunter Finlay Robertson, Esq., J. P. Denbigh-
shire (High Shariff 1908), b. 1866; m. 1893, Ethel
Stewart, eldest d. of W. H. Wilson of St. Michael's
Hamlet, Liverpool ; and has issue — George Hunter Robert-
son, Gentleman, b. 1893; and Sylvia. Res. — Gladwyn,
Gresford, Denbighshire. Club — Athenaeum, Liverpool.

ROBERTSON (H. Coll.). Or, on a pale gules, between
two cinquefoils in fesse vert, as many wolves' heads erased in
pale of the first. Mantling gules and or. Crest — Upon a=
rock proper, a wolf's head erased or, gorged with a collar
gemel gules, between two cinquefoils also or.
Son of : —

William Robertson, Gentleman, b. 1856.

ROBERTSON of Huntington Castle, co. Carlow (L.O.,
14 May 1908). Gules, on a fesse between three wolves'
heads erased argent, a naked man fessewise in chains
proper. Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest— On a

ROBERTSON (L.O., 13 Dec. 1905). Gules, on a
chevron between three wolves' heads erased argent, as

wreath of his liveries, a dexter hand couped at the wrist,
grasping a scimitar enfiled with an antique crown proper.
Motto — " Ramis micat radix."

Eld. son of Herbert Robertson, Esq., Barrister-at-

Law, J. P., M.A. (Oxon.), M.P., b. 1849; d. 1916 ; m.

1880, Helen Alexandrina Melian, d. and coh. of late

Alexander Durdin, LL.D., J. P., of Huntington Castle,

co. Carlow: —

Manning Durdin Robertson, Esq. , Architect, A.R.I.B.A.,

M.R.I. A. I., F.R.A.S., High Sheriff co. Carlow 1921, b.

1887; m. 1912, Nora Kathleen, only child of Lt.-Gen. Sir

Lawrence Parsons, K..C.B. ; and has issue — Lawrence

Alexander Robertson, Gentleman, b. 1920 ; Esmonde

Manning Robertson, Gentleman, b. 1923 ; Barbara Helen ;

and Olivia Melian. Seat. — Huntington Castle, Clonegal,

co. Carlow. Town res. — 10 Raglan Road, Dublin.

many fleurs-de-lys of the field. Mantling gules, doubled
argent. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a dexter hand
holding up an imperial crown all proper. Motto —
" Virtutis gloria merces."

Eld. son of William Brown Robertson, Esq., J. P. of
Coleburn, co. Moray, sometime Lord Dean of Guild
of the city of Dundee, b. 1840; d. ; m. 1871, Jane

Nicoll, only d. of Robert Walker : —
John Charles Robertson, Esq., Capt. and Hon. Major
2nd Highland Brigade R.F.A. , b. 1872; m. 1903, Blanche
Mary Stewart, eld. d. of Edward Chichester Burnard ; and
has surv. issue — Arthur Charles William Robertson, Gentle-
man, b. 1905. Ree. —

Gentleman, M.B. , CM. Edinburgh University. Born
23 Dec. 1868, being the eldest surviving son of the late
Rev. Henry M. Robertson, Minister of Bo'ness Parish,
co. Linlithgow, who, in virtue of the Deed of Entail,
assumed the name of Fullarton, by his wife Susan Anne,
third dau. of Major Archibald Fullarton of Kilmichael and
Whitefarland. Armorial bearings (L.O., 1886)— Argent,
a crescent between three otters' heads erased gules. Mant-
ling gules, doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of his
liveries, a camel's head erased proper. Motto — " Lux
in tenebris." Married, 1899, Edith Muriel (who died 1900),
dau. of the late John Wilson, of Gala Lismore, Victoria;
and has issue — Hilda. Seat — Kilmichael, Brodick, Isle of
Arran. Residence — Torphins, Bridge-of-Weir, Renfrew-

Esq., J. P. co. Ayr, late Lieut. Durham Lt. Inf. and
Lt.-Col. 2nd V.B. R. Scots Fusiliers. Born 1868, eldest
son of the late Robert Bruce Robertson-Glasgow, Esq.,
J. P. and D.L. , by his wife Deborah Louisa Grace, dau. of
Simon George Purdon of Tinerana, co. Clare. Armorial
bearings (L.O.,rematric. Sept. 17, 1902) — Quarterly, 1 and
4, gules, on a chevron between three wolves' heads erased
argent, three crescents of the field (for Robertson); 2 and
3, argent, a cocoanut-tree fructed proper, growing out of a
mount in base vert, on a chief azure, a shakefork between
a martlet on the dexter, and a salmon on the sinister,
argent, the last holding in the mouth a ring or (Glasgow,
1807). Mantlings — Dexter, gules, doubled argent ; sinister,




azure, doubled argent. CrestB— Dexter, a dexter band hold-
ing up an Imperial crown all proper. (Motto — " Quo fas

et gloria"); sinister, a demi-negro, holding in the dexter
hand a sugar-cane all proper (Motto — " Parceresubjectis.")
Livery — Black. Married, Feb. 9, 1897, Muriel Barbara,
dau. of the Rev. Thomas Holt Wilson ; and has Issue —
(1) Robert Wilson Robertson-Glasgow, Gentleman, b.
Nov. 7, 1899 ; (2) Raymond Charles Robertson-Glasgow,
Gentleman, b. July 15, 1901. Seat —

FORD, Esq., J. P. cos. Perth and Sussex, Barrister-at-Law.
Born Feb. 13, 1851, being the only son of the late John
Odiarne Luxford, Esq., of Higham, Sussex, J. P., sometime
an officer Royal Dragoons, by his wife Marion, dau. of

on a pile azure, between two arrows points downwards in
base of the last, three boars' heads couped of the field (for
Luxford) ; 2 and 3, gules, three wolves' heads erased or (for
Robertson); Mantling azure and or ; and for his Crests, 1.
upon a wreath of the colours, on a rock proper, a wolf
rampant or, collared, with line reflexed over the back azure,
supporting an arrow as in the arms also proper (for Lux-
ford) ; 2. upon a wreath of the colours, a hand holding up an
imperial crown proper (for Robertson). Motto — " Virtutis
gloria merces." Married, 1880, Cecilia Helen, eldest dau.
of the late James Walker of Dairy ; and has Issue — James
Odiarne Robertson Luxford, Gentleman, b. 1882 ; Ermen-
trude Anne [m. 1901, Henry Curteis Burra of Springfield,
and has issue] ; and Audrey Marion [m. 1906, Major Charles
Bayard Rich, son of Col. C. C. Rich, R.H.A. (killed in
action 1917), and has issue]. Seat — Higham House,
Robertsbridge, Sussex. Town house — 31 Elvaston Place,
London, S.W. Clubs — United University, New (Edin-

ROBERTSON-MACDONALD(L.O, 1900). Quarterly,
1 and 4, gules, three crescents interlaced or, between as
many wolves' heads erased argent, armed and langued azure,
all within a bordure of the third, charged with three cres-
cents in chief and five mullets of the first ; 2 and 3, quarterly,
i. , argent, a lion rampant gules ; ii. , or, a dexter hand couped
fessways, holding a cross crosslet fitchee' in pale gules ; iii,.
or, a lymphad, oars in saltire sable, and in base a salmon
naiant proper in a sea vert ; iiii. , argent, an oak tree proper.
Mantling — Dexter, gules and or ; sinister, gules and argent.

Robert Wallas, Esq. , of Madeira ; and assumed by Royal
Licence in 1864 the additional name and arms of Robertson,
pursuant to the will of the late George Duncan Robert-
son of Struan. Armorial bearings — Quarterly, 1 and 4, or,

Crests — 1. on a wreath of his liveries, a dexter hand issuing
out of clouds, holding a garb proper ; Motto — " Perseveranti
dabitur " (Robertson) ; 2. on a wreath of his liveries, a castle
argent, masoned sable; Motto— " My hope is constant in
thee" (Macdonald).

Eld. son of Admiral David Robertson-Macdonald.
R.N., b. 1817 ; d. 1909 ; m. 1848, Caroline, d. of James
Beck of Priors Hardwick, Warwickshire : —
David Macdonald Robertson-Macdonald, Gentleman,
Barr.-at-Law, M.A. Oxon., b. 1857; m. 1889, Ellen Sophia,
d. of the Ven. John William Sheringham, Archdeacon and
Canon of Gloucester ; and has surv. issue — Alan David
James Robertson-Macdonald, Gentleman, b. 1895 ; Mar-
garet Gertrude ; and Caroline Janet. Chambers — 2 Stone
Buildings, Lincoln's Inn, W.C.

Gentleman, late of Glenmoidart, co. Inverness. Born
Nov. 10, 1856. Armorial bearings (L.O.)— Quarterly, or




and gules, on a cross ermine, between in the first and
fourth quarters a lymphad sable, and in the second and
third three lions rampant of the third, a water-bouget of the
fourth. Mantling gules and or. Crest — Upon a wreath
of the colours, an eagle displayed proper, charged on the
breast with a water-bouget sable, and resting each claw
upon a buckle or. Motto — " Spes aspera levat."

rematric. 2 Jan. 1913). Or, three trefoils slipped vert, on a
chief gules, as many wolves' heads ereased argent, armed and
langued azure. Mantling gules, doubled or. Crest — On
a wreath of his liveries, a demi-wolf argent, armed and
langued gules, holding in his dexter paw a trefoil slipped
vert. Motto — " Per mare per terras."

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