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ROKEBY. Argent, a chevron sable, between three rooks
proper. Mantling sable and argent. Motto— " In bivio
dextra." Livery — Claret.

Sons of the Rev. Henry Ralph Rokeby, Clerk in Holy

Orders, J. P. co. Northampton, B.A. , Rector of

Arthingworth, b. 1831 ; d. 1921 ; m. 1861, Mary Jane

(d. 1912), d. of Thomas Barbot Beale, Esq., J. P., of

Brettenham Park, Suffolk : —

Henry Langham Rokeby, Esq., J. P., Captain late Rifle

Brigade, b. Nov. 26, 1861. Seat— Arthingworth Manor

House, Market Harborough, Northampton. Club — Naval

and Military.

Rev. Arthur Willoughby Rokeby, M.A., late Rector of
Carlton Curlieu, near Leicester, b. June 7, 1866 ; m. 1906,
Ada, d. of Rev. C. Ridley, Rector of Bratoft, Lincolnshire,
and has issue — Kathleen Ruthar Mary. Seat — Stoke
Albany House, Market Harborough.


ROLL of The Chesnuts, Wanstead (H. Coll.). Or,
on a fesse indented between four billets, three in chief
and one in base azure, each charged with a lion rampant,
a civic wreath of the field, between two bezants. Mant-
ling azure and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours,
a dexter cubit arm vested or, charged with two bars wavy
azure, cuffed ermine, holding in the hand a chaplet of
laurel proper. Badge — A sprig of laurel and a sprig of
bluebell in saltire proper, enfiled by a circlet or. Motto
— " Not for King or country, but for both."

Sons of Sir James Roll, 1st Bart., of Wanstead,
Essex, J.P., b. 1846; d. 1927; tn. 1867, Emma, d.
of James Gilding of London : —

Sir Frederick James Roll, 2nd Bart. (4 Nov. 1921),
b. 1873 ; m. 1899, Kate Helen, d. of John West, of Ley-
tonstone ; and has issue — Enid Helen [m. 1928, C. Ray-
mond Watts] ; and Betty Katherine. Seat — Rollesby,
Wanstead, Essex.

Cecil Ernest Roll, Esq., b. 1878; m. 191 1, Mildred
Kate, d. of William Wells, of Snaresbrook, Essex ; and
has issue — James William Cecil Roll, Gentleman, b. 1912 ;
Gordon Wells Roll, Gentleman, b. 1913 ; Jack Basil
Roll, Gentleman, b. 1915. Res. — II Nido, Wanstead,

ROLLASON of Hampton Manor (H. Coll.). Per
fesse wavy gules and barry wavy of four argent and
sable, in chief issuant a Catherine wheel or. Mantling
gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a
heron wings elevated and endorsed sable, beaked and
legged gules, supporting with the beak a sun in splendour
or. Motto — " Virtus semper viridis." Livery — Black,
with yellow facings.

Second son of Abel Rollason, of Erdington, co.

Warwick, b. 1821 ; d. 1893 ; m. 1854, Mary, d. of

William Shaw, of Alton Grange, Ashby-de-la-

Zouch : —
James Rollason, Esq., J. P. and High Sheriff co.
Warwick (1920), b. 1861 ; m. 1895, Grace Eveline, d. of
Sir Frederick Howard, Knt. ; and has issue — Melvyn
Howard Rollason, Gentleman, b. 1899 ; Neville Howard
Rollason, Gentleman, b. 1902 ; Mildred Howard. Seat
— Hampton Manor, Hampton-in-Arden, co. Warwick.
Club — Carlton.

ROLLESTON of Saltford House (H. Coll.). Or, within
two bars nebulee sable, between as many cinquefoils in
pale azure, a tower of the last. Mantling" sable and or.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, an eagle's head sable,
erased argent, between two cinquefoils azure.

Sons of Col. William Vilett Rolleston, J. P., Hon. Col.
5th Batt. Middlesex Regt. and Hon. Lt.-Col. in the
Army, formerly 17th Regt. and 2nd West India Regt.,
b. 1842 ; d. 1921 ; m. 1864, Martha Florence, fifth d.
of late Joseph Morris of Hill House, Notts. : —
Samuel Vilett Rolleston, Gentleman, Barr.-at-Law, M.A.,.
B.C.L. (Oxon.), b. 1869. Seat—




Capt. George Rolleston, 3rd Batt. Shropshire L.I. (Spec.
Reserve), b. 1873; m. 1905, Beatrice, widow of Herbert
Hill; and has issue— George Vilett Rolleston, Gentleman,
b. 1907. Res. —

Son of George Rolleston of Great Pan Manor, I.O.W.,

tn. 1841, Augusta, d. of Sir William Young, 1st Bt. : —

Arthur Hampden Vilett Rolleston, Gentleman, b. 1855 ;

tn. 1881, Alice, third d. of Robert Dawtrey Drewett ot

Peppering, Arundel ; and has issue. Res. —

ROLLESTON (H. Coll.). Argent, a cinquefoil azure,
on a chief gules, a lion passant guardant or, on a canton
of the field a rod of yEsculapius proper. Mantling azure
and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, an eagle's
head erased proper. Badge — The staff of the President
of the Royal College of Physicians enfiled by a circlet or.
Motto — " Ainsi et peut estre meilleur."

Son of George Rolleston, M.D., F.R.S , of Park
Grange, Oxford, b. 1829; d. 1881 ; tn. 1861, Grace
(d. 1914), d. of John Davy, M.D., F.R.S. :—
Sir Humphry Davy Rolleston, 1st. Bart. (24 June
1924), K.C.B., M.A., M.D. (Camb.), F.R.C.P., Hon. D.Sc.
(Oxon.), D.C.L. (Durham), LL.D. (Glasgow, Bristol,
Birmingham, Edinburgh and Jefferson), F.R.C.P.I.,
F.R.F.P.S.,Hon.M.D.(Dublin, Padua, Bordeaux), Regius
Professor of Physic in Univ. of Cambridge, Pres. R.C.P.
Lond., 1922-26, Pres. Roy. Soc. Med. 1918-20, Pres.
Med. Soc, London, 1926-27, Physician in Ordinary
to H.M. the King, b. 1862 ; m. 1894, Lisette, d. of F.
M. Ogilvy ; and has had issue — Francis Lancelot Rolleston,
Esq., b. 1895 ; killed in action, 1915 ; Ian Humphry
Davy Rolleston, Esq., M.A. (Cantab.), b. 1901. Res. —
Southneld, Cambridge. Club — Athenaeum.

ROLLESTON (U.O.). Argent, a cinquefoil azure, on a

chief gules, a lion passant guardant or. Mantling azure

and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, an eagle's

head erased proper. Motto— "Ainsi et meilleur peuteestre."

Sons of Charles ffranck Rolleston, Esq., R.M., late

Major King's Roy. Rifles (Mil.), b. 1833; d. 1913 ;

tn. 1873, Mary Dorothea, d. of John Hutchinson of

Killtorkan, co. Kilkenny: —

James Henry ffranck Rolleston, Gentleman, b. 1873.

Seat— ffranckfort Castle, Roscrea, King's Co.

Charles John ffranck Rolleston, Gentleman, b. 1875.
Alured ffranck Rolleston, Gentleman, b. 1877.

Son of Charles Rolleston-Spunner, Esq., Q.C., of

Glasshouse, King's Co., b. 1807; d. 1888; tn. 1836,

Elizabeth, d. of Rt. Hon. John Richards, Baron of

Court of Exchequer in Ireland : —

Thomas William Rolleston, Gentleman, b. 1857 ; tn.

1st, 1880, Edith (d. 1896), d. of Rev. William de Burgh,

Rector of Ardboe ; 2nd, 1897, Maud Henrietta, d. of Rev.

Stopford Augustus Brooke, M.A. ; and has issue— (1)

Hugh Charles Rolleston, Gentleman, b. 1882 ; (2) Arthur

George Rolleston, Esq., O.B.E., Major R.H.A., b. 1883

[tn. 1916, Susan Agnes, 3rd d. of 5th Baron Clarina, and

has issue — 2 sons {Res. — Larkwood, Camberley, Surrey)] ;

(3) Charles Henry Rolleston, Gentleman, b. 1888 ; (4) Owen

Molony Rolleston, Gentleman, b. 1899 [tn. 1927, Helen

Andreae, and has issue — 1 dau. (Address — c/o Bank of

New Zealand, Wellington, N.Z.)] ; (5) Patrick William

Rolleston, Gentleman, b. 1902 ; and three daus. Res. —

Windrush, Shotover, Headington, Oxford.

ROLLESTON ( H. Coll. )). Argent, a cinquefoil sable, on
a chief gules a lion passant guardant or, a crescent for differ-
ence. Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, an eagle's head erased proper, beaked or,
with a crescent for difference. Motto — "Ainsi et peut
estre meilleur."

Sons of the late Col. Lancelot Rolleston of Watnall,
by his second wife Eleanor Charlotte, only surv. d. of
Robert Fraser of Jorbeck, co. Inverness : —

Col. Sir Lancelot Rolleston, K.C.B., D.S.O., Com-
manding Notts, and Derby Mounted Brigade (T.F.)
1908-12, J. P. (High Sheriff 1877) Nottinghamshire, Chair-
man of Quarter Sessions from 1912, b. 1847 ; m. 1882, Lady
Charlotte Emma Maud Dalzell, sister of Robert, 15th Earl
ofCarnwath. Seats — Watnall, co. Nottingham; Toynton,
co. Lincoln ; and Wellow Hall, Ollerton, Newark. Clubt
—Carlton, St. James's, Royal Yacht Squadron (Cowes).

Vice-Admiral Robert Sydney Rolleston, R.N., b. 1849;
tn. 1901, Fanny Lilian, d. of late Major-Gen. Alexander
Robert Fraser, M.S.C., of Torbreck ; and has issue —
Eleanor Maud. Res. —

Henry Edward Rolleston, Gentleman, b. 1851. Res. —
Son of Rev. William Lancelot Rolleston, B.A., b.
1816 ; d. 1890 ; tn. 1843, Mary Sophia, elder d. of Sir
Frederick Gustavus Fowke, 1st Bart.: —
William Gustavus Stanhope Rolleston, Esq., D.L. , J. P.
co. Leicester, late Major Leics. Yeo., b. 1862. Res. — Glen
Parva, Leicester. Clubs — Carlton, Jun. Carlton.

Son of Christopher Rolleston, Esq., C.M.G., Auditor-
Gen. New South Wales, b. 1817 ; d. 1888; m. 1854,
Catherine, d. of William Leslie of Warthill, co. Aber-
deen : —
William Leslie Rolleston, Gentleman, b. 1864. Res. —
Sydney, N.S.W.

ROLLESTON of Canterbury, New Zealand. Argent, a
cinquefoil sable, on a chief gules a lion passant guardant or,
a crescent for difference. Mantling sable and argent.

Crest — On a wreath of the colours, an eagle's head erased
proper, beaked or, with a crescent for difference. Motto —
" Ainsi et peut estre meilleur."

Sons of the Hon. William Rolleston of Kapunatiki,
Rangitata, Canterbury, New Zealand, b. 1831 ; d. 1903 ;
m. 1865, Elizabeth Mary (Res. — Middleton, Christ-
church, N.Z.), dau. of Joseph Brittan of Linwood,
Canterbury, New Zealand : —
Lancelot William Rolleston, Gentleman, b. 1869.
Francis Joseph Rolleston, Gentleman, b. 1873. Address
— Parliamentary Buildings, Wellington, N.Z.
John Christopher Rolleston, Gentleman, b. 1877.


ROLT(H. Coll.) Argent, on a pile azure, three dolphins
embowed, two and one, or. Mantling azure and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a stork, in the beak a
bulrush, and resting the dexter claw on a fountain all proper.
Motto — " Be and not seem."

Son of Rt. Hon. Sir John Rolt, P.C., of Ozleworth

Park, Glos., b. 1804; d. 1872; tn. 1858, Elizabeth

Godson : —

James Rolt, Esq., K.C. , b. i860 ; tn. 1888, Grace Susan,

d. of Rev. H. Snow, and has issue — John Henry Rolt, Esq.,

b. 1890 [m. 1914, and has issue] ; Philip James Roll,

Gentleman, b. 1896 [tn. 1922, and has issue]. Res. — Frog

Hill, Wokingham, Berks. Clubs — Oxford and Cambridge,

Fly fishers'.

ROMANES (L.O.). Gules, two boars' heads erased in
chief argent, langued azure, and a fleur-de-lys in base of the
lecond. Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest — On a




wreath of his liveries, a boar's head as in the arms.
— "Sero sed serio."

Motto Muriel, d. of Frederick Walter Mager, State Engineer,

Perak, F.M.S., and has issue — Christopher William
Rombulow-Pearse, Gentleman, b. 1926. Res. — Maymyo,
Burma, India.

ROMILLY (H. Coll., 1866). Argent, in base a rock with
nine points, issuant from each point a lily proper, on a

Eldest son of George Ernest Romanes, Gentleman, of
Pitcalzean, Nigg, Ross-shire, b. 1881 ; d. 1910 ; m.
1905, Mima Alexander Allan, d. of Rev. Walter
Scott : —
George Christopher Romanes, Gentleman, b. 1907. Seat
— Pitcalzean, Nigg, Ross-shire.

ROMANIS (H. Coll.). Azure, a passion cross or, on a
chief of the last two thistles slipped and leaved proper.
Mantling azure and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours,
on a mount vert, in front of a thistle slipped and leaved
proper, a passion cross or. Motto — "Per incerta certus
amor. "

Sons of Rev. William Francis John Romanis, M.A., of
The Charterhouse, b. 1848 ; d. 1913 ; m. 1888, Anne
Ellen, d. of Hugh Cowie, K.C., Chancellor of the
Dioceses of Durham and Rochester : —

William Hugh Cowie Romanis, Gentleman, M.A.,
M.Ch.,M.B. (Cantab.), F.R.C.S.(Eng.),L.R.C.P. (Lond.),
b. 1889 ; m. 1916, Dorothy Elizabeth, yngst. d. of the
Rev. Robert Burnett, M.A., T.C.D., Vicar of Kilpatrick-
with-Killurin, co. Wexford, and Canon of Ferns, co. Wex-
ford, and has issue — Robert Donald William Romanis,
Gentleman, b. 1925 ; and Doreen Rosalind Elspeth. Res.
— 120 Harley Street, W. ; The Rough, Godalming. Clubs
— United University, Athenasum.

Donald Gordon Romanis, Esq., M.C., Capt. R.A.,
b. 1893 ; m. 1930, Wanda Mary, d. of David Hilpern, C.S.,
of Egypt, and has issue — Anne Wanda ; Charmian Ruth ;
and Dawn Winifred. Res. — Dinas Bal, Polperro, Cornwall.

ROMBULOW-PEARSE (H. Coll., 4 Mar. 1919).
Argent, on a bend gules, three mullets pierced of the
field, in sinister chief a griffin segreant of the second.
Mantling gules and argent. Crest — Issuant out of a
naval crown or, a wolf's head gules. Motto — " Au pis

Yngr. son of William Alfred Rombulow-Pearse,
Esq., Rear-Adm. R.N., of Teignmouth, Devon, b.
1818 ; d. 1890 ; m. 1865, Blanche Eleanor, d. of
Rev. Henry Parker Cookesley, M.A., of Wimbome,
Dorset : —
Aubrey Bewicke Rombulow-Pearse, Maj. 6th Gurkha
Rifles, and 20th Burma Rifles, b. 1882 ; m. 1924, Florence

chief azure, a crescent between two mullets of the field.
Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a rock proper,
a crescent argent. Motto — " Persevere."

Son of Francis Henry Roniilly, Esq., Capt. Leicester-
shire Regt., b. 1878; killed in action 1915; m. 1911,
Jeannie Austin Cervantes, d. of Sir George Melville,
K.C.M.G. :—
Henry Melville de Berdt Romilly, Gentleman, b. 1914.
Res. — Church Crookham, Hampshire.

Yr. sons of late George Thomas Romilly, Gentleman, of
Bromley, Kent, m. 1848, Margaret Philip, only child
and h. of John Mirrielees of Aberdeen : —
Samuel Joseph Maclean Romilly, Gentleman, b. 1854.
Club — Junior Constitutional.

Rev. Cuthbert Edward Reynolds Romilly, M.A.
(Cantab.), b. 1858; m. 1898, Mary Louise, d. of Edward
Stenning of Bromley, Kent; and has issue — (1) Cuthbert
George Romilly, Gentleman, b. 1900 ; (2) Philip Francis
Romilly, Gentleman (twin), b. 1900; (3) Maurice Cecil
Romilly, Gentleman, b. 1904 ; and Dorothy Eileen. Res. —
Awliscombe Vicarage, Honiton, Devon.

Arthur George Romilly, Gentleman, b. 1866 ; m. 1900,
Margaret Noel, d. of the late John Coleridge Frampton
May of Creech St. Michael, Somerset. Res. — 56 Beaufort
Mansions, S.W.3.

Son of 3rd Baron Romilly, b. 1866 ; d. 1906 ; m. 1897,
Violet, d. of Sir Philip Grey Egerton, Bart. : —
William Gaspard Guy Romilly, 4th Baron Romilly (3 Jan.
1866), Lieut. Res. of Officers late Coldstream Gds. [Sup-
porters (1866) — On either side a greyhound argent, gorged
with a collar fleury and counterfleury azure, and charged
on the shoulder with a lily slipped proper], b. 1899 ;
m. 1929, Hon. Diana Joan, only d. of Lord Sackville.
Res. — 127 Mount Street, W. 1. Clubs — Guards', Travellers'.
Son of Charles Romilly, Gentleman, Barrister-at-
Law, b. 1808 ; d. 1887 ; m. 1842, Lady Georgiana,
Elizabeth (d. 1867), d. of 6th Duke of Bedford:—
George Romilly, Gentleman, b. 1852 ; m. 1887, Eliza A.,
d. of Col. John A. Campbell ; and has issue — Herbrand
Alan Romilly, Gentleman, b 1894 ; and Charlotte Gerda.

ROMILLY (H. Coll., 1886). Argent, in base a rock
with nine points, issuant from each a lily, all proper ; on a


chief azure, a crescent between two mullets of the first.
Mantling azure and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the
colours, upon a rock proper, a crescent argent. Motto—
* * Persevere. '

Sons of the late Col. Frederick Romilly, J. P. and D.L.,
M. P. for Canterbury (sixth son of Sir Samuel Romilly,
Knt.), by his wife Lady Elizabeth Amelia Jane, third
d. of the Rt. Hon. Gilbert, 2nd Earl of Minto :—
Samuel Henry Romilly, Esq., J. P. and D.L. co.
Glamorgan, and J. P. co. Hereford, M.A. (Camb.), Bar-
rister-at-Law [impaling the arms of Carnegie, namely argent,
an eagle displayed azure, armed, beaked, and membered
gules, on its breast an antique covered cup or], b.
1849; m. 1878, Lady Arabella Charlotte Carnegie (d.
1907), d. of James, 9th Earl of Southesk, K.T. ; and has
issue— (1) Bertram Henry Samuel Romilly, Esq., D.S.O.,
Col. late Comdg. 2nd Batt. Scots Guards, served S. Africa
1900-02 (despatches twice, medal and 5 clasps), and Great
War 1914-16, has the Orderof the Osmanieh (Fourth Class),
b. 1878 [m. 1915, Nellie Margaret, d. of the late Sir Henry
Montague Hozier, K.C.B., and has issue— Giles Samuel
Bertram Romilly, Gentleman, b. 1916; Esmond Marcus
David Romilly, Gentleman, b. 1918 (Club— Guards') ; (2)
Frederic Carnegie Romilly, Gentleman, Barrister-at-Law
(Inner Temple), b. 1886 [m. 1914, Constance Isabella, d.
of late Duncan Macneill, and has issue— Simon Romilly,
Gentleman, b. ; Prudence Cecilia ; and Anne Lucinda

(Res.— 62 Cadogan Square, S.W. ; Broadfield Court, Boden-
ham, Herefordshire)] ; Cicely Elisabeth ; Dorothea Katha-
rine 0». Lt.-Col. Cecil Hunter Little, D.S.O., Somerset
L.I.] ; and Constance Felicity [m. 1910, Montague Ronald
Alfred Muir -Mackenzie]. Seat— Huntington Park, Kington,
Herefordshire. Estate— Barry, Glamorganshire. Clubs—
Brooks's, Travellers'.

Frederick William Romilly, Esq.. C.B. (1901), C.V.O.
(1906), D.S.O. (1886), Col. late comdg. Regt. of Scots Gds.,
served Egypt 1882-7, Sudan 1884-5-6, S. Africa 1900-oa,
A.Q.M.G. 1914-17, Insp. of Munitions 1917-19, b. 1854;
m. 1891, Gwendoline Powys, d. of the late Arthur Pratt
Barlow and widow of Charles Russell Hole. Res.— The
Wharf, Taplow. Club— Guards' .

ROMNEY, Earl of, see MARSHAM.

RONEY-DOUGAL of Ratho(R.L., 1871, H. Coll. ; orig.
matric. L.O., 1841). Argent, a mountain vert, on a chief
gules, a cross moline of the field between two lozenges vair.
Mantling gules and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the
colours, a bull's head caboshed proper. Motto— "Stand


Surv. sons of Lt.-Col. Richard Roney (assumed by
Royal Licence the additional surname of Dougal),
late 96th Regt., b. 1821 ; d. 1880; m. 1851, Rose
Anne Dougal of Ratho, Midlothian, and Balnageith.
Morayshire, d. and coh. of John Dougal, Esq., J. P.
and D.L., of Ratho and Balnageith:—

Richard John Roney-Dougal, Gentleman, b. 1854; m.
1884, Agnes Rosa, eld. d. of William Logan White, Esq.,
J. P., of Kellerstain, Midlothian; and has issue— (1) Alistair
Richard Roney-Dougal, Esq., D.S.O. , M.C., Major R.A..
served Great War 1914-19 (despatches, D.S.O., M.C) b.
1887 [m. 1912, Edith Margaret, d. of late Theodore
Ormerod of Brighouse. Yorks., and has issue— Ian Logan
Roney-Dougal, Gentleman, b. 1914; Alan Roney-Dougal.
Gentleman, b. 1917] ; (2) Cusack Norman Roney-Dougal,
Esq., M.C, Capt. R.A., b. 1890 [m. 1917, Rhoda, d. of the
late Charles Edward Eld, of Seighford, Hale, Cheshire] ; and
Mabel Rosa [w.1913, Sir Henry Fraser Howard, K.C.I.E.,
C.S.I. , Indian Civ. Ser.]. Seat— Ratho Park, Midlothian.
Res. — Ashley House, Leamington Spa.

John Dougal Roney-Dougal, Gentleman, b. 1862; m.
1906, Evelyn, d. of Col. H. de Mussenden Leathes, J.P.,
of Herringfleet Hall, Suffolk.

Charles Edward Roney-Dougal, Gentleman, M.A. Oxon.,
b. 1866. Res.—

George Bell Roney-Dougal, Esq., Major late 13th Som-
erset Lt. Inf., b. 1867; m. 1905, Lettice, d. of Samuel
Henry Woodhouse, Esq., J. P., of Heatherton Park; and
has surv. issue — (1) G. W. Roney-Dougal, Gentleman,
Lieut. Roy. Corps of Signals, b. 1906 ; (2) R. P. Roney-
Dougal, Gentleman, b. 1911. Club— Naval and Military.

ROOKE (H. Coll., 1755). Argent, on a chevron en-
railed azure, between three rooks proper, as many suns

IE 00 1677

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

the colours, a garb, thereon a rook in a feeding posture
all proper. Motto — " Nos pascit Deus."

Sons of Edwin Frederick Rooke (son of Rev. Frederick
John Rooke, M.A., and Jane Marcom (see below)), b.
1843; d. 1901; m. 1874, Susan Emily Sheppard of
Leinster Gardens, Paddington :—
Edwin Frederick Rooke, Gentleman, b. 1875; m. 1902,
Sarah M'Leroyd. Res. —

Charles Rooke, Gentleman, b. 1880. Res. —
Neville Stuart Rooke, Gentleman, b. 1882.
Norman Paley Rooke, Gentleman, b. 1884.
Basil George Rooke, Gentleman, b. 1885.

Yr. sons of Rev. Frederick John Rooke, M.A., Preb. of

Salisbury, Rural Dean and Rector of Rampisham, co.

Dorset b. 1817 ; d. 1894; m. 1st, 1842, Jane (d. 1857),

d. of John Marcom of Swaftham (she d. 1857) ; 2nd,

i860, Ellen Trelawny (d. 1884), d. of Edward Jago of

Plymouth : —

Rev. Francis Edward Trelawny, b. 1862; assumed by

Deed Poll 1914, the surname of Trelawny in lieu of Rooke

on succeeding to the estate of his great-uncle, Charles

Trelawny, of Coldrenick ; m. 1897, Gertrude, d. of James

Herbert Benyon, Esq., of Englefield House, Berks. ; and

has had issue— Henry Wallace Trelawny, Gentleman, b.

1897; killed in action 1918; and Marjory Lilian [m. 1923,

Robert T. S. Sneyd, and has issue]. Seat— Coldrenick,

Menheniot, Cornwall. Clubs — Junior Constitutional,

R.Y.C. (Plymouth).

Houston Paterson Wallace Rooke, Gentleman, b. 1869 ;
m. 1901, Florence Rose Butler. Res.— Reeatta, Mangalore,

Sons of Alexander Beaumont Rooke, Esq., of The Ivy,

Chippenham, Wilts., J.P. Wilts. andGlos., late 77th

Regt., b. 1821 ; d. 1914; m. 1844, Ellen, d. of Thomas

Clutterbuck of Hardenhuish Park. Wilts. :—

Ernest Wallace Rooke, Gentleman, b. 1849 ; m. 1874,

Emily, d. of Gen. John Eden, C.B. Res.— Stratton House,

Park Lane, Bath.

Mortimer Rooke, Gentleman, *. 1854 ; m. 1883.
Frederika Charlotte Louisa, d. of Col. Arthur John Bethell





Thellusson of Thellusson Lodge, Aldeburgh, Suffolk ; and
has surv. issue — Capt. John Wentworth Rooke, O.B.E. , late
Wilts. Yeo., b. 1887 [m. 1922, Rosalind Elizabeth Peters
Shippard, and has issue] ; Gladys Mina Henrietta \m. 1910,
Sholto Stuart Ogilvie of Kidmore House, Kidmore, nr.
Reading, and has issue] ; Phyllis Mabel [m. 1909, Comdr.
Geoffrey Robert Sladen Watkins, D.S.O., R.N., and has
issue.] Res. — The Ivy, Chippenham, Wilts.

ROOKE of Sale, Cheshire (H. Coll.). Per chevron
argent and sable, in chief two rooks of the second and in
base a sun in splendour or. Mantling' sable and argent.

Crest — On a wreath of the colours, in front of a garb fesse-
wise or, a rook as in the arms. Motto — " Nos pascit Deus."

Son of George Rooke, Esq., J. P., b. 1828; d. 1911 ;

m. 1856, Elizabeth, d. of Thomas Atkinson of Sale: —
John Atkinson Rooke, Gentleman, b. 1857. Res. —

Son of Joseph Wilson Rooke, Esq., J. P. Cheshire, b.

1858; d. 1910; m. 1898, Mabel, d. of Sir Thomas

Sowler of Manchester : —
George Waring Benbow Rooke, Gentleman, b.

ROOPE (R.L., 1771). Argent, a lion rampant per fesse

Frederick Cabel Roope, Gentleman, b. 1911. Res. —
Marine House, Burnham, Somerset.

ROOPER of Abbott's Ripton (H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1
and 12, sable, an eagle close or (Rooper) ; 2. or, two
chevrons azure (Musard) ; 3. gules, a bend argent between
six cross crosslets or (Furneux) ; 4. sable, a pale lozengy
argent (Furneux); 5. or, a fesse vair (Chevercourt ; 6. vair
argent and sable, on a canton of the last a cross pate6 or
(Stanton) ; 7. azure, two chevrons 'or (Chaworth) ; 8.

gules and vert, between seven pheons azure.

Only child of Frederick Roope, R.N., b. 1853 ; d. 1911 ;
m. 1907, Anna Julia, d. of Thomas F. H. B. Ewens,
of Cullompton, Devon: —

argent, a fesse indented between twelve crosslets gules
(Walcheville) ; 9. gules, a fesse between three horse-shoes
or (Herberiour); 10. argent, a bend vert (Kendall): n.
argent, three conies gules (Gresbrooke. ) Mantling sable
and or. Crest — On a chapeau gules, turned up ermine, a
blazing star or. Motto — " Lux Anglis crux Francis."

Son of Rev. Plumer Pott Rooper of Abbott's Ripton,

Rector of Abbott's Ripton, J. P., b. 1828 ; d. 1881 ; m.

1 851, Georgiana, d. of George Thornhill, M.P., of

Diddington, co. Huntingdon: —

Edward Plumer Rooper, Gentleman, b. 1861 ; m. 1st,

1899, Anne Elizabeth Edwards (d. 1903) ; and has issue —

John Bonfoy Rooper, Esq., Lieut. R.N. ; 2nd, 1911,

Ethelwyn Mary, d. of Rev. S. Reed ; and has further issue —

Persis Joan Mary. Res. — The Gables, Wrexham.

Son of Henry Godolphin Rooper of Hemingford

Abbots, St. Ives, Hunts., late Major in the Army,

formerly Chief Constable of Hunts., b. ; d. 1915;

m. Catherine Elizabeth (d. 1906), d. of Sidebotham: —

Raymond Montagu Rooper, Gentleman, -b. ; m.

1897, Donna Mary, d. of Samuel Hungerford of Watford,

Ontario, Canada ; and has had issue — Trevor Rooper,

Gentleman, b. ; killed in action 191 ; Lionel Rooper,

Gentleman, b. . Res. — Canada.

Sons of Capt. John Rooper, Rifle Brigade, b. 1809 ; d.
1894; m. 1842, Charlotte Mary, d. of John Nethercote-
of Moulton Grange, co. Northampton : —
Maximilian Rooper, Gentleman, b. ; m. , Ethel

Burrowes ; and has issue — 1 dau. Res. —

Herbert Charles Rooper, Gentleman, b. ; m. ,

and has issue. Res. — Antelope, Oregon, U.S.A.
Edward Rooper, Gentleman, b. . Res. —

Walter Osmond Rooper, Gentleman, M.Inst.C.E.,

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