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M.I.E.E., b. 1858; m. 1897, Augusta Caroline, d. of Rev.
Canon Abraham, Rector of Risby, Suffolk ; and has issue —
Jasper Bonfoy Rooper, Gentleman, b. 1898 ; Hilary
Redvers Rooper, Gentleman, b. 1899.

Percy Lens Rooper, Gentleman, £. 1861 ; m. 1889, Alice
Nancy, d. of the late Sir Thomas Royden, Bart., of
Frankley Hall, Cheshire, and has had issue — (1) John
Royden Rooper, Gentleman, b. 1890 [m. 1915, Iris




Calthrop] ; (2) Ralph Bonfoy Rooper, Gentleman, 6. 1894 ;
killed in action 1918 ; (3) William Victor Trevor Rooper,
R.F.C., b. 1897 ; killed in action 1917. Seat — Little Court,
Speldhurst, Kent.

Sons of George Rooper, Esq., J. P., of Nascott House,
Watford, b. 1812; d. 1905; m. 1841, Mary Frances
(d. 1856), d. of William Peere Williams-Freeman of
Fawley Court, co. Oxford: —
Eustace Peere Rooper, Gentleman, b. 1851.
Henry Napier Rooper, Gentleman, b. 1854.
Francis Edward Rooper, Esq., J. P., Denbigh, late Capt.
5th Batt. K.R.R. (mil.), b. 1856 ; m. 1898, Florence, eldest
3. of Horace Dormer Trelawny, Esq., J. P., Capt. R.H.
Gds., of Shotwick Park, Cheshire ; and has issue — Florence
Isolda [m. 1926, Hugh Carnegie Dunlop of Okanagan
Mission, Kelovvna, B.C.], Seats — BronyddGlyn, Denbigh-
shire ; 11 Maze Hill, St. Leonards-on-Sea.

ROOSE (U.O. ). Gules, three water-bougets in pale
between two flaunches invected argent. Mantling gules
and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a peacock

in his pride proper, gorged with a collar and penden

therefrom a four-leaved shamrock or. Motto — "Je ne

change qu'en mourant." Livery — Red, with white facings.

Sons of (Edward Charles) Robson Roose, Gentleman,

M.D., LL.D., F.R.C.P. (Edin.), of Dorman's Park,

East Grinstead, b. 1848 ; m. 1870, Edith (d. 1901),

dau. of Henry Huggins, Esq., D.L. : —

Henry Edward Robson Roose, Gentleman, £. Oct. 1871 ;

m. 1895, Florence, dau. of T. Hood, and has issue — Elena

Mary. Res. —

Fitzroy Owen Jonathan Roose, Gentleman, b. July 1881,

Hubert Francis Gardner Roose, Gentleman, b. Feb. 1882.

ROOTENBURGH (L.O.) Parted per fesse azure and
gules, in chief a mountain in flames proper, and in base a
fish naiant argent. Mantling azure, doubled argent.
Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a lozenge gules, between
two wings or. Motto — " Libertatem defendere aequitatem

Son of : —

Paul Immanuel Rootenburgh (formerly Rottenburgh),
Esq. , LL.D. , b. . Res. — Holmhurst, Glasgow.


ROPER (Vn. Kent). Quarterly, 1. per fesse azure and
or, a pale counterchanged and three bucks' heads erased
of the second (Roper); 2. vert, a chevron between three
eagles displayed or, crowned gules (Fineux) ; 3. or, on a

fesse gules, three fieurs-de-lys of the field (Lennard); 4.
azure, three lions rampant or (Fiennes) ; 5. gules, three
escallops or (Dacre) ; 6. azure, three chevronels in base,
interlaced or, a chief of the last (Fitz Hugh) ; 7. gules, on a
chevron argent, three bars gemel sable (Throckmorton);
8. or, two bars sable, on each as many escallops of the
first (Bayning). Mantling azure and or. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, a lion rampant sable, holding in

the dexter paw a coronet or. Motto — " Spes mea in

Son of Edward Dacre Roper, Esq., Capt. H.E.I.C.S.,

b. 1813 ; d. 1852; m. 1842, Louisa Sophia (d. 1879), d.

of William Dance : —

Frank Dacre Roper, Esq., b. 1848; m. 1874, Caroline

Amy Louisa, d. of J. B. G. Franklin ; and has issue — (1)

Bernard Dacre Roper, Esq. , b. 1886 ; Edith Florence ;

Lilian Mabel ; and Eva Muriel. Res. —

Son of Augustus Frederick Roper, Gentleman, C.E. ,
b. 1819 ; d. 1889 ; m. 1847, Lydia Mary Anne, d. and
h. of John Henley: —
Charles Louis Roper, Gentleman, b. 1856. Res. —
Sons of Blayney Tenison Roper, Gentleman, b. 1811 ;
d 1886; m. 1848, Emily Jane, d. and h. of William
Kilpatrick : —
Blayney Tenison Roper, Gentleman, b. 1853; m. 1892,
Emily, d. of J. C. Christian of Sligo ; and has surv. issue —
(1) Richard Blayney Roper, Gentleman, b. 1897 ; and
Aileen Emily. Res. — Heath Vale, Lower Bourne, Farn-
ham, Surrey.

Henry William Roper, Gentleman, b. 1858 ; m. 1889,

Margaret Jane, d. of William Aickin, M.D. ; and has issue

— (1) Blayney Trevor Roper, Gentleman, b. 1894 [m. 1925,

Doris Kennaway (Res. — Gore Hall, Thornley)]. Res. —

Sons of William Roper of Fairfield, Esq., J. P., b.

1837; d. 1901 ; m. 1871, Helena Sophia, d. of Samuel

Strangman of Summerland, co. Waterford : —

Charles Roper, Esq., b. 1874 ; m. 1913, Josephine Marita,

d. of late Adam Cook Newell, R.M., of Killgorrive House,

Ballinasloe. Res. —

Samuel Strangman Roper, Gentleman, b. 1876. Res. —
William Trevor Roper, Gentleman, b. 1880; m. 1913,
Elsie Beatrice, d. of Thomas Holt of Oxton, Cheshire ; and
has issue — Trevor Holt Roper, Gentleman, b. 1914. Res.
— Dunloe, Monkstown, co. Dublin.

Surv. son of Charles Roper of Fairfield, Esq., J. P., b.
; d. 1861 ; m. 1831, Eleanor Catherine (d. 1891),
d. of Major William Hore : —
Henry Roper, Gentleman, b. 1841. Res. —
Son of Henry Charles Roper, Gentleman, Bar.-at-Law,
b. 1850; d. 1916; m. 1912, Hilda Kate Marguerite
Collen, d. of Alfred John Stern of Blythe Church.
Cambridge : —
Alexander John Henry Roper, Gentleman, b. 1913.




Son of Sir Henry Roper, Chief Justice of Bombay,

b. 1800; d. 1863; m. 1847, Charlotte Lydia (d. 1892),

d. of Rev. the Hon. Frederic Pleydell-Bouverie : —

Brig.-Gen. Alexander William Roper, C.B. , C.B.E.,

late R.E. , served Nile Exped. 1884-5 (medal with clasp and

bronze star), S. Africa, 1899-1902 (Queen's medal with three

clasps, and King's medal with two clasps), Great War 19 14-

19 (C.B., C.B.E.), b. 1862. Res.— 21 Arlington Road,

Eastbourne. Club — Army and Navy.

ROPER (H. Coll., 17 Ap. 1914). Per fesse sable and
argent, a pale counterchanged, three roebucks' head*
caboshed one and two of the first, in the dexter chief a
mascle or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a stag's
head erased or, holding in the mouth a pear slipped and
leaved proper. Motto — " Spes mea in Deo."

Son of Freeman Roper, Esq., J. P. b. 1862 ; d.

1925 ; m. 1898, Elizabeth Harriot, only child of

George Wildman Fitzgerald, of Maperton,

Somerset : —
Geoffrey Desmond Roper, Gentleman, b. 1901. Seat
— Forde Abbey, Chard, Somerset.

ROPER-CURZON (R.L., 22 June 1813, H. Coll.).
Quarterly, 1. quarterly, i. and iiii. , argent, on a bend sable,
three popinjays or, collared gules (Curzon) ; ii. and iii. , per
fesse azure and or, a pale counterchanged and three bucks'
heads erased of the second (Roper); 2. the same arms of
Curzon (R.L., 22 Feb. 1788); 3. the same arms of Roper
by male descent (Vn. Kent) ; 4. vert, a chevron between
three eagles displayed or, crowned gules (Fineux) ; 5. argent,
a chevron between three escallops sable ( Littleton) ; 6. argent ,
a fesse gules, in chief three torteaux ( Devereux , c. 14th cent. ) ;
7. vair6 or and gules (Ferrers of Chartley, temp. Henry
III. ) ; 8. argent, a cross engrailed gules between four water-
bougets sable (Bourchier, 14th cent.); 9. quarterly, i. and
iiii. , France, ii. and iii. , England, all within a bordure argent
(Thomas of Woodstock, son of Edward III.). Mantling
sable and argent. Crests — 1. on a wreath of the colours, a
popinjay or, collared gules (Curzon) ; 2. on a wreath of the
colours, a lion rampant sable, holding in the dexter paw a
ducal coronet or (Roper). Motto — "Spes mea in Deo."
Son of the Rt. Hon. Henry George Roper-Curzon, 17th
Baron Teynham, b. 1822 ; d. 1892 ; m. i860, Harriet
Anne Lovell, d. of the Rev. Thomas Heathcote of Shaw
Hill House, co. Wilts., J. P. :—
Rt. Hon. Henry John Philip Sidney Roper-Curzon, 18th
Baron Teynham (Eng. , 9 July 1616), J.P. and D.L. co. Kent,
late Major The Buffs, and Capt. Royal East Kent Imp. Yeo. ,
Chev. Legion of Honour. [Supporters— Dexter, a buck
or; sinister, an heraldic tiger, regardant argent], b. 1867;
m. 1895, Mabel, d. of Col. Henry Green Wilkinson of
Pannington Hall, Ipswich; and has issue — (1) Hon.
Christopher John Henry Roper-Curzon, Lieut. -Comdr.
R.N. (ret.), b. 1896 [m. 1927, Elspeth Grace, d. of William
Ingham Whitaker (Club — Carlton) ]; (2) Hon. Ralph
Henry Roper-Curzon, late Scots Gds., b. 1899. Res. —
8 Hertford Street, Mayfair, W. Club— Boodle's.

Sons of Edwin Purves Roper-Curzon, Esq. , Barr.-at-Law,
b. 1848; d. 1893; m. 1869, Ethel Anne (d. 1876), d. of
the Rev. Edward Doddridge Knight, of Nottage Court,
co. Glamorgan : —
Sidney Doddridge Henry Roper-Curzon, Esq., b. 1870.
Res.— Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Arthur Chichley Henry Roper-Curzon, Gentleman, b.
1872. Res —

ROPNER (H. Coll.). Party per fesse dancett^e sable
and or, a pale, three mullets pierced, two and one, and
as many stags' heads erased, one and two, all counter-
changed. Mantling sable and or. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, upon three mascles interlaced fesse-
wise, and in front of three tilting-spears, one in pale and
two in saltire or, a stag's head erased sable, attired gold.
Motto— " Fides et fortitude"

Sons of Sir (Emil Hugo Oscar) Robert Ropner, 1st

Bart., Knt. Bach., J.P. and D.L. , formerly Lieut. -Col.

and Hon. Col. 1st Vol. Batt. Durham Light Infantry

(V.D.), M.P. for Stockton-on-Tees, b. 1838 ; d. 1924;

m. 1859, Mary Anne (d. 1921), dau. of John Craik of

Newton Stewart, Wigtownshire : —

Sir John Henry Ropner, 2nd Bart. (20 Aug. 1904), V.D. ,

J.P. and D.L. (High Sheriff 191 1) co. Durham, late Lt.-

Col. and Hon. Col. 1st Vol. Batt. Durham L.I., b. i860;

m. 1888, Margaret, d. of John MacGregorof Tinsley, West

Riding, Yorks., and has surv. issue — Mary Enid [m. 1923,

Ronald Strathearn Stroyan]. Seat — Skutterskelfe Hall,
Hutton Reidby, N.R. Yorks.

Emil Hugo Oscar Robert Ropner, Esq., late Capt. 5th
Batt. D.L.I. , J. P., b. 1862 ; m. 1892, Jane Venetia, d. of
Richard Corker Walker of Sowerby, Yorks., and has issue —
Emil Hugo Oscar Robert Ropner, Esq., late Capt. Durham
L.I. , b. 1893 [m. 1913, Lilian Rochfort, d. of Col. Rochfort
Snow of Christchurch, N.Z. , and has issue — Robert Douglas
Ropner, Gentleman, b. 1921] ; Richard Ropner, Gentleman,
b. 1898; Cuthbert Maurice Ropner, Gentleman, b. 1905.
Seat— Elton Hall, Elton, Stockton-on-Tees.

William Ropner, Esq., J.P. co. Durham, b. 1864 ; m. 1894,
Sarah Woolacot, d. of Ebenezer Cory of West Hartlepool,
and has issue — Leonard Ropner, Esq., M.C., Major R.A.
(T. A.), M.P. Sedgefield since 1923, J.P. co. Durham, b. 1895
(Clubs — Bath, Carlton, New University); William Guy
Ropner, Esq., late Major R.G.A. , b. 1896 [m. 1921,
Margarita, d. of Sir William Cresswell Gray, 1st Bart., and
has issue — William Guy David Ropner, Gentleman, b. 1924
(Res. — Hartdale, West Hartlepool)]; John Raymond Ropner,
Gentleman, Lieut. R.A. (T.A.), b. 1903; Robert Desmond
Ropner, Gentleman, 2nd Lieut. D.L.I. Yeo. (T.A.), b. 1908 ;
and Constance [m. 1922, Major George Willcox, M.C.].
Seat — Ambleside, West Hartlepool, Durham.

Walter Ropner, Esq., b. 1868; m. 1894, Jane Constance,
d. of Ebenezer Cory of West Hartlepool, and has issue —
Geoffrey Vyvyan Ropner, Gentleman, b. 1898; and Kath-
leen Vera. Res. —

Leonard Ropner, Esq., J.P. co. Durham, late Capt. 1st
Vol. Batt. Durham L.I., b. 1873 ; m. 1904, Georgina, d. of
the late Murdock Mackay, and has issue — Leonard Robert
Ropner, Gentleman, b. 1910; Helen Mary; and Jean
Winifred. Res. — Preston Hall, Stockton-on-Tees.

RORIE (L.O., 1898). Argent, on a chevron between
three dexter hands couped fessewise gules, each holding a
cross crosslet fitch^e azure, a crescent of the first for differ-

ence. Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest — Upon a
wreath of his liveries, a galley, oars in action sable, flagged
gules. Motto — " Terra marique."

Son of James Rorie, Gentleman, Doctor of Medicine

of the University of Edinburgh, b. 1838 ; d. ; m.

1872, Margaret, d. of Thomas Handyside Baxter of

Dundee: —
The late Thomas Handyside Baxter Rorie, Gentleman,
C.A., b. 1875; d. ; m. 1905, Blanche Munro (Postal

address — 40 Courtfield Gardens, S.W.), second d. of Win,
Edward Collier of Balmossie, Forfarshire ; and left issue —
Yvonne Somerlied. _




ROSE of Montreal (L.O. 1872). Or, a boar's head
couped gules, armed and langued azure, between three
water-bougets sable, on a chief of the second three maple
leaves of the first. Mantling gules, doubled argent.
Crest— On a wreath of his liveries, a harp or, stringed
azure. Mottoes — Above the crest, "Audeo," and below
the shield, " Constant and true."

Only son of Sir Cyril Stanley Rose, 3rd Bart., b. 1874 ;
d. 1915 ; m. 1905, Lfetitia, d. of Emile Hippolyte
Rouy : —
Sir Francis Cyril Rose, 4th Bart. (9th Sept. 1872), b.
1909. Res. — 11 Denmark Avenue, Wimbledon, S.W.19.
Son of Sir Frank Stanley Rose, 2nd Bart., Capt. 10th
Hussars, served in S. Africa 1900-2, b. 1877; killed
in European War 1914 ; m. 1910, Daphne, d. of late
Capt. Henry Gaskell of Kiddington Hall, Oxon.: —
Sir Charles Henry Rose, 3rd Bart. (19 July 1909), b. 1912.
Res.— Hardwick House, Whitchurch, Oxon.

ROSE of Kilravock (L.O., 1672-7). Or, a boar's
head couped gules, between three water-bougets sable.

Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest — Upon a wreath

of his liveries, a harp azure. Motto — " Constant and true."

Son of James Rose, Esq., Major Indian Army, late

Lord-Lieutenant of the county of Nairn, b. 1820 ;

d. 1909; m. 1850, Anna Maria (d. 1867), d. of Lieut. -

Gen. George Twemlow, R.A., by his wife Anna

Maria D'Oyly: — ■

Lt.-Col. Hugh Rose, C.M.G., J. P. and D.L. co. Nairn,

late 42nd Regt. Black Watch (Royal Highlanders), served

Nile Exped. 1884-5, S. Africa 1901-2, and Great War 1914-

18 (despatches 4 times), b. 1863 ; m. 1920, Ruth d. of the

late W. G. Guillemard, and has issue — 1 son ; 1 dau. Seat —

Kilravock Castle, co. Nairn.

RICHARD DE ROS ROSE, Esq., M.C., temp. Major
2nd Batt. R. Irish Rifles, D.L. (High Sheriff 1902) co.
Limerick. Born May 1879, being the eldest son of the late
Robert de Ros Rose, Esq., J. P. for co. Limerick, High
Sheriff 1882, by his wife Agnes Eliza, second dau. of the
late Benjamin Bun bury Frend, Esq., J. P., of Boskill, co.
Limerick. Armorial bearings— Quarterly, 1 and 4, per
pale argent and or, a chevron gules, between three water-
bougets sable (for Rose) ; 2. per chevron argent and gules,
in chief two eaglets displayed azure (for Stephens) ; 3.
argent, a saltire between two mullets in chief and in base
gules, and two boars' heads erased in fesse sable (for
Anderson). Mantling gules and argent. Crests— 1. on
a wreath of the colours, a demi-lion rampant argent, hold-
ing in the dexter paw a rose gules, slipped vert ; 2. on a
wreath of the colours, an eagle, wings elevated sable, prey-
ing on a lion's gamb erased proper ; 3. on a wreath of the
colours, an oak-tree proper. Motto— "Non sine sente
rosa." Married, 1902, Gladys Mary, eldest dau. of Rev.
F. G. Johnson of Gosport, Hants. Seats — Ardhu, co.
Limerick ; Lahinch, co. Clare.

ROSE of Rayners. Azure, a chevron invected
erminois, between three water-bougets in chief and
one in base argent. Mantling azure and or. Crest
— A stag argent, collared and resting the dexter fore-
leg on a water-bouget azure. Motto — " Probitate ac

Son of Philip Vivian Rose, Esq., Capt. Oxford L.I.,
b. 1869; d. 1917 ; m. 1899, Maud, d. of William
Gillilan, of 6 Palace Gate, Kensington : —
Sir Philip Humphrey Vivian Rose, 3rd Bart., of
Rayners, Bucks. (14 May 1874), b. 1903 ; s. his grand-
father 1919 ; m. 1927, Evelyn Joan Victoria Heastey, d.
of the late Dr. Martin Richardson ; and has issue — Philip
Humphrey Peter Rose, Esq., b. 1928 ; and Petica Mary.
Seat — Rayners, Penn, Bucks. Res. — 15 Elm Place,
Onslow Gardens, S.W.7.

Son of Sir Philip Frederick Rose, 2nd Bart., b. 1843 ;
d. 1919 ; m. 1866, Rosa Ann, d. of Rev. William
Pym, Rector of Willian, Herts. : —
Cecil Guy Rose, Esq., Maj. (ret.) R.E., M.I.C.E., b. 1877;
m. 1907, Rose Belle, d. of Herbert Emerson, of Scar-
borough. Res. — Park House, Stone, Staffs. Club
— Junior Carlton.

WILLIAM ROSE, Gentleman. Born Nov. 25, 1848,
being the second surv. son of the late William Rose of
Carnsdale House, Barnstone, Cheshire, and of Manchester,
by his wife Esther, dau. of T. Marsden of Manchester.
Armorial bearings — Per pale argent and gules, three roses
in fesse between two lions rampant in pale, all counter-
changed. Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, a lion rampant sable, gorged with a
collar vair, holding between the fore-paws a lyre or, and
resting the dexter hind-leg on a rose argent. Motto —
" Armat spina rosas." Married, June 23, 1875, Helen
Maria, second dau. of the late John Blake of Tuttington
Hall, Norfolk; and has Issue — -Two daus. , Leslie and
Dorothy Muriel Bateman. Seat — Ballbrook House, Well-
ington, Lancashire. Clubs — Junior Carlton, Royal London
Yacht, Conservative (Manchester).

ROSE. Quarterly, 1 and 4, argent, on a chevron azure, be-
tween three roses gules, a water-bouget, between two
estoiles of the field (Rose) ; 2 and 3, vert, a fesse erminois,
between two pheons erect in chief, and a bugle-horn stringed
or in base (Holden). Mantling azure and argent. Crest —
On a wreath of the colours, a dexter cubit arm vested sable,
cuffed argent, the arm charged with twoestoiles of the last, in
the hand a red rose slipped, stalked, and leaved proper —
Motto, " Rosaflos florum " ; Motto — " Et teneo etteneor. "
Son of William George Rose, Esq., J. P., an Officer in
the 60th Rifles, by his wife Charlotte, dau. of Edward
Blackburne. Chief-Justice of the Mauritius : —
Edward Gecrgc Rose, Gentleman, b. 1846; m. 1880,
Alice, d. of Frederic Gautier, Consul-Gen. of France, and
has surv. issue — Basil Lascelles Rose, Gentleman, b. 1892 ;
and 5 daus. Res.— 18 Cranley Place, S.W.7.

ROSE-INNES (L.O., Matric. 5 Feb. 1897, cadet of Rose
of Ballivat and Innes of Edingight).— Quarterly, 1 and 4, or,
a boar's head couped gules, between three water-bougets
sable, a bordure azure, charged with three garbs and as
many boars' heads alternately of the field (Rose of Ballivat,
L.O. 1780) ; 2 and 3, argent, three mullets azure, a bordure
ch'equy of the second and first (Innes). Mantling gules,
doubled or. Crests — 1. on a wreath of his liveries, a rose
gules, stalked and leaved proper (Rose) ; 2. on a wreath of
his liveries, a palm-branch slipped proper (Innes).
Mottoes— 1. " Armat spina rosas " ; 2. " Ornatur radix

Eldest son of George Rose-Innes, Gentleman, of
Valparaiso (only son of John Rose-Innes, Gentleman,
d. 1867, who was immediate younger brother of John
Rose-Innes of Netherdale, Esq., D.L., d. 1845), b.
1829 ; d. 1882 ; m. , Lastemia Vives :—

George Rose-Innes, Gentleman, heir male of Netherdale,
b. 1857 ; m. 18 , Rose Jackson, and has issue — George
Stewart Rose-Innes, Gentleman, b. 1885 [m. , C

Gayford] ; John Francis Rose-Innes, Gentleman, b. 1886.


ROSKELL (H. Coll.). Erminois, a crescent sable
within an orle of ten martlets gules. Mantling sable and
or Crest —On a wreath of the colours, a dexter cubit arm




armour proper, charged with a martlet as in the arms,

issuant from a wreath of oak or, in the hand also proper
a cross crosslet fitchee gules. Motto — " Ros coeli."

Sons of Nicholas Robert Roskell, Gentleman, b. 1837 ;

d. 1911; m. 1868, Elizabeth \d. 1877), d. of William

Moran of Calcutta and St. Edmondsbury, Lucan, co.

Robert Nicholas Roskell, Gentleman, Solicitor, b. 1872.
Res. — 7 Upper George Street, W. 1.

William Joseph Roskell, Esq., Major late Princess of
Wales (Yorkshire) Regt., 6. 1875. Res. — 80 New Caven-
dish Street, W.

Son of Robert Roskell, Gentleman, of Park House,

Fulham, b. 1805; d. 1888; m. 1834, Mary, d. of John

Kaye : —
Charles John Roskell, Gentleman, Solicitor, b. 1849; •/«•
1898, Mary Elizabeth (d. 1912), d. of John Lynch of Liver-
pool ; and has issue — Charles Robert Roskell, Gentleman,
b. 190 1 ; and Joan Mary. Res. — 10 Pitt Street, W.8.
Club — Union.



ROSS of Balnagowan (L.O. circa 1746-54). Gules,
three lions rampant argent. Mantling gules, doubled
argent. Crest— On a wreath of his liveries, a hand holding
a garland of laurel proper. Supporters — Two savages
wreathed about the head and middle with laurel, and hold-
ing clubs in their exterior hands all proper. Motto —
" Spem successus alit."

Only son of Sir Charles William Augustus Lockhart-

Ross, 8th Bart., b. 1812 ; d. 1883; m. 1865, Rebecca

Sophia, d. of Henry Barnes of Tufnell Park : —

Sir Charles Henry Augustus Frederick Lockhart Ross,

9th Bart. (28 Feb. 1672), D.L. cos. Ross and Cromarty, late

Capt Lovat's Scouts I.Y., formerly Lieut. 3rd Batt.

Seaforth Highlanders, b. 1872; m. 1st, 1893 (div. 1897),

Winifred, d. of Alexander Augustus Berens ; 2nd, 1901,

Patricia Ellison of Kentucky, U.S.A. Seats— Balnagowan,

Parkhill, Ross-shire ; and Bonnington House, co. Lanark.

Clubs — White's, Bachelors'.

ROSS of Dunmoyle (U.O., 20 March, 1919). Gules, a
portcullis or, between three lions rampant guardant
argent, each holding between his fore-paws a water -
bouget sable. Mantling gules and or. Crest — On a
wreath cf the colours, a fox's head erased holding in his
mouth a white rose, slipped, barbed and seeded all
proper. Motto—" Spes aspera levat."

Eldest son of Very Rev. Robert Ross, D.D., of Ard-
foyle Manse, Londonderry, b. 1825 ; m. 1853 ;
Margaret, d. of Stuart Christie, of Londonderry :—

Rt. Hon. Sir John Ross, P.C., 1st Bart., of Dunmoyle,
Errigal Keerogue, co. Tyrone, last Lord Chancellor of
Ireland, Hon. LL.D. (Dub.), M.P. Londonderry 1892-
95, b. 1853 ; m. 1882, Katherine Mary, d. of the late
Lieut.-Col. Deane Mann, D.L., of Dunmoyle and Corvey
Lodge, Tyrone ; and has issue — Ronald Deane Ross, Esq.,
M.C., Barrister-at-Law, Inner Temple, b. 1888 [m. 192 1,
Dorothy Evelyn, d. of Rev. Algernon Ryder] ; May
Margaret [m. 19 10, Comdr. Francis Saunders, R.N., of
Alton Pancras, Dorset ; and has issue]. Seat — Dun-
moyle, Six Mile Cross, co. Tyrone. Town res, — 2
Whitehall Court, S.W. Club— Carlton.

CHARLES CAMPBELL ROSS, Esq., J. P. for Cornwall,
M.P. (1881-5) for St. Ives. Born 1849, being the ygst.
son of the late Archibald Colquhoun Ross, Esq., M.D., of
Madeira, by his wife Mary, dau. of the late Joseph Carne,
F.R.S. Armorial bearings — Parted per chevron gules
and argent, three lions rampant within a bordure all counter-
changed, in the middle chief a mullet of the second. Mant-
ling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries,
a hand holding a garland of laurel proper. Motto — ' ' Spem
successus alit." Married, 1870, Isabel Emily {d. 1888), d.
of late Edward Holland and widow of late J. Carne.

ROSS. Gules, three estoiles in chevron between as
many lions rampant argent ; and for an honourable aug-
mentation, a chief or, thereon a portion of the terrestrial
globe proper, the true meridian described thereon by a line
passing from north to south, sable, with the Arctic circle
azure, within the place of the magnetic pole in latitude
70 5' 17" and longitude 96 46' 45" west, designated by an
inescutcheon gules, charged with a lion passant guardant
of the first ; the magnetic meridian shown by a line of the

fourth passing through the inescutcheon with a corre-
spondent circle, also gules, to denote more particularly the
said place of the magnetic pole ; the words following in-
scribed on the chief, viz., " Arctaeos numine fines."
Mantling gules and argent. Crests — 1. on a wreath of
the colours, on a rock, a flagstaff erect, thereon hoisted the
Union Jack, inscribed with the date June 1, 1831 (being
that of discovering the place of the magnetic pole), and at
foot, and on the sinister side of the flagstaff, the dipping
needle, showing its almost vertical position, all proper ;
2. on a wreath of the colours, a fox's head erased proper.
Motto — "Spes aspera levat."


Sons of the Rev. James Coulman Ross, M.A. , of Wad-
worth Hall, Doncaster, Vicar of Loversal, in the Diocese
of York, b. 1844; d. 1916; m. 1870, Elizabeth, younger
d. of late Rev. William Senior Salman, M.A., late
Rector of Brougham, Westmorland : —

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