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Seccombe, Gentleman, b. 1917. Res. — Strafford Lodge,


Edward Arthur John Seccombe, Gentleman, b. 1880.
Res. — Incomati Estate, Xmavani, E. Africa.

George Digorie Gray Seccombe, Gentleman, b. 1882;

m. 1918, May, d. of Percival Ollin ; and has issue — Marjorie

Ellen; and Elizabeth. Res.— Kamunyu, Kiambu, Kenya.

Rev. Charles Edward Seccombe, Gentleman, b. 1885.

Res. — 36 Victoria Street, S.W.i.

Son of Henry Lawrence Seccombe, Esq. , b. 1834 ; d.

1910; tn. 1876, Emily Anne, d. of M. Wiggins of

Watcombe Manor, Watlington : —

Henry Edward Seccombe, Esq., A.R.I.B.A., b. 1879;

m. 1908, Helen Rose Elizabeth, d. of the late Major E. A.

Uvedale Price ; and has issue — Ralph Edward Seccombe,

Esq., b. 1910; Pamela; and Diana. Res. — Oak Lawn,

Monument Hill, Weybridge.

SECRETAN (H. Coll.). Gules, on a saltire argent, a
human heart of the first, in chief a castle proper. Mant-
ling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the

colours, upon a mount vert, an eagle regardant wings
expanded argent, holding in the beak a wreath of laurel
proper. Mottoes—" Bon chatel guarde qui son cuer
guarde "; and over the crest "Civitas civu."

Sons of Philip Secretan, Gentleman (eld. son of
Frederick L. P. Secretan James Woodhouse, of The
Brokes, Reigate), of Caterham, Surrey, b. 18 19 ;

d. 1877 ; tn. Mary, widow of Tyler : —

Philip Secretan, Esq., J. P., b. 1844 ; tn. 1867, Margaret
Liston, d. of George Harris, of Bedford Park, Croydon ;
and has had issue— (1) Philip Secretan, Gentleman,^. 1869 ;
d. 1912 ; (2) Rev. Douglas Liston Secretan, Rector of Bal-
combe, Sussex, b. \%-jo [tn. 1905, Kathleen Emily, d. of
T. H. Buckley, and has issue— Philip Buckley Secretan,
Gentleman, £. 1909 ; Robert Douglas Secretan, Gentleman,
b. 1914; and i dau.] ; (3) Edward Secretan, Esq., Lieut.
R.N., b. 1876; d. 1914 [m. 1905, Sophie Banmann, and
left issue— Ralph Edward Philip Secretan, Gentleman, b.

1908] ; (4) Norman Secretan, Gentleman, £.1880 [tn. 1909,
Hilda Fisher, and has issue — Norman Garode Secretan,
Gentleman, b. 19 12 ; Geoffrey Richard Secretan, Gentle-
man, b. ; Dennis Secretan, Gentleman, b. ; and
four daus.]. Seat — Slaugham Park, Haywards Heath,
Sussex. Club — City of London.

Walter Bernard Secretan, Gentleman, b. 1847 ; m.
1874, Margaret, d. of Thomas Waters, of Croydon ;
and has had issue — (1) Walter Bernard Secretan,
Gentleman, F.R.C.S., M.B., b. 1875 [tn. 1914, Dorothy,
d. of Rev. Ilbert Crosse ; and has had issue — Michael
Bernard Secretan, Gentleman, b. 1915; d. 1927; and
Margaret Dorothy (Res. — Brendon House, Reading)] ;
(2) Kenneth Francis Secretan, Gentleman, b. 1887 ;
d. 1899 ; (3) Hubert Arthur Secretan, Gentleman, O.B.E.,
b. 189 1. Res. — Coignafearn, Croydon, Surrey.

Sons of Rev. Charles Frederick Secretan (2nd son of
Frederick L. P. Secretan James Woodhouse — see
above), Vicar of Longdon-cum-Castle Merton, co.
Worcester, b. 1820; d. 1868; tn. Jessie Elizabeth, d.
of W. T. Thomas:—
Theodore Secretan, Gentleman, b. 1859 ; tn. Maria
Magdalene Farrel, and has issue — Charles Farrel Secretan,
Gentleman, b. 1889 ; Frederick Bernard Secretan, Gentle-
man, b. 1891. Res. — Africa.

Clement Charles Secretan, Gentleman, b. 1861. Res. —

Bernard Secretan, Gentleman, b. 1862 ; tn. Alice Mary,
d. of B. H. Perry. Res. — Africa.

Son of Holford Secretan, Gentleman (yngr son of

Frederick L. P. Secretan James Woodhouse — see

above), of The Brokes Meadow, Reigate, 6. 1840 ; d.

1915; tn. 1869, Emily Sarah, d. of Christopher

Dowson, of Limehouse, Middx. : —

Spencer Domett Secretan, Gentleman [Arms as above,

impaling Cave-Browne], b. 1880 ; tn. 1906, Mary, second

d. of Edward Raban Cave-Browne, Esq., C.S.I. ; and

has issue — Holford Cave Secretan, Gentleman, b. 1915 ;

Muriel Caroline ; Ann Frances Mary ; Mary Dulcie ; Joan

Henrietta ; Rachel Domett ; and Joyce Raban. Seat —

Swaynes, Rudgwick, Sussex.

Son of Herbert Edwin Secretan, Gentleman, b. 1849 ;
d. 1928 ; tn. 1887, Mary, d. of George Gibson Richard-
son, of Garlands, Redhill : —
Humphrey Basil Secretan, Esq., M.C., late Queen's
Royal West Surrey Regt. , b. 1888. Res.— Bennett's End,
Hemel Hempstead, Herts.


SEEDS (U.O.). Ermine, two pales azure, charged with
six plates, on a chief argent three roses gules. Mantling'
gules, doubled argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours,
a hand erect holding six ears of wheat and charged on the
wrist with a plate proper. Motto — " Pax et copia."

Only son of Robert Seeds, Esq., J. P., LL.D., Queen's
Advocate-General, of 11 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin,
b. 1835; d. 1892 ; tn. 1881, Ada Charlotte, d. of John
Le Mottle, Jurat of Royal Court, Guernsey :• —
William Seeds, Esq., Minister in H.M. Diplomatic
Service since 1923, British High Commissioner in the
Rhineland, b. 1882 ; tn. 1911, Arabella Agnes Muriel, d. of
Theobald Butler, late of the Bengal C.S. , and has issue —
Robert Seeds, Gentleman, b. 1914 ; Hugh Seeds, Gentle-
man, b. 1917; James Seeds, Gentleman, b. 1019; and
Sheila. Clubs — Travellers' , St. James's.


SEELY. Azure, three ears of wheat banded or, between
two martlets in pale and as many chaplets of roses in fesse
argent. Mantling azure and or. Crest— On a wreath
of the colours, in front of three ears of wheat banded
or, the trunk of a tree fessewise eradicated, and sprouting
in the dexter proper. Motto — " In Deo spero."

Sons of Sir Charles Hilton Seely, 2nd Bart., M.A.

(Camb.), J. P., Lieut. -Col. 5th Vol. Batt. Hampshire

Regt., and formerly Capt. 1st Nottinghamshire (Robin

Hood) Rifle Vols., M.P. for Lincoln 1895-1906, b. July

7, 1859; d. 1926; tn. , Dec. 9, 1891, Hilda Lucy (Res.

— Kings Manor, Freshwater, Isle of Wight), eldest dau.

of Richard Tassell Anthony Grant of Staffa, West

Cowes, Isle of Wight, J. P. co. Southampton : —

Sir Hugh Michael Seely, 3rd Bart. (19 Feb. 1896), J. P.

and (1925) High Sheriff of Notts., M.P. E. Div. Norfolk

1923-24, late Lieut. S. Notts. Hussars, formerly Lieut. Gren.




Gds. , b. Oct. 2, 1898. Seats — Sherwood Lodge, Arnold,
Notts. ; Brooke House, and Gatcombe House, I.O.W.
Town res. — 55 Curzon Street, W. 1. Clubs — Brooks's,

Victor Basil John Seely, Esq.,£. May 18, 1900; m. 1922,

Sybil Helen, widow of Sir John Shiffncr, 6th Bart., and d.

f S. C. Gibbons, of Scaynes Hill, Sussex ; and has issue —

Nigel Edward Seely, Gentleman, b. 1923. Res. — 14

Chesham Street, S.W.i. Clubs— Pratt's, Brooks's.

Nigel Richard William Seely, Esq., b. 1902.

Sons of Frank Evelyn Seely, Esq., D.L., J. P. Notts.,

Lieut.-Col. late South Notts. Yeomanry Cavalry, b.

1864; d. 1928; m. 1st, Aug. 8, 1899, Lelia Elizma

(d. 1903), dau. of Rev. H. C. Russell, and grand-dau. of

Lord Charles James Fox Russell ; 2nd, 1907, Gertrude

Fanny, dau. of Henry Edward Thornton: —

Frank James Wriothesley Seely, Esq. , Capt. S. Notts.

Hussars Yeo., late Lieut. 15/16 Hussars, b. 1901 ; m. 1925,

Vera, d. of Col. Charles Birkin, C.M.G., of Lamcote House,

Radcliffe-on-Trent; and has issue — Michael James Seely,

Gentleman, b. 1926. Res. — Ramsdale Park, Arnold, Notts.

William Evelyn Seely, Gentleman, Lieut. S. Notts.

Hussars Yeo., b. 1902; m. 1927, Lavender, d. of Richard

Francklin, of The Manor House, Oxton, Notts., and has

issue— Richard Evelyn Seely, Gentleman, b. 1928. Res. —

Kirklington, Notts.

Son of Sir Charles Seely, 1st Bart., of Sherwood Lodge,
Arnold, Notts., M.P., J.P., D.L., b. 1833; d. 1915 ;
m. 1857; Emily (d. 1894), d. of William Evans, of
Crumpsall Grange, Lanes. : —
Rt. Hon. John Edward Bernard Seely, P.C.,C.B.,C.M.G.,
D.S.O., Major-Gen. in the Aimy, late Lieut.-Col. comm.
Hampshire Yeomanry, Lord Lieut. Isle of Wight and
Hants., D.L. Southampton, M.P. Isle of Wight 1900-1906,
for Liverpool, Abercromby Div. , 1906-10, for Derbyshire,
Ilkeston Div., 1910-22, and for Isle of Wight 1923-24, Sec.
oi State for War 1912-14, Under-Sec. Min. of Munitions
1918, Under-Sec. of State for Air 1918-19, b. May 31, 1868 ;
m. 1st, July 9, 1895, Emily Florence (d. 1913), dau. of Col.
the Hon. Sir Henry George Lewis Crichton of Netley Castle,
co. Southampton ; 2nd, 1917, Hon. Evelyn Izme\ d. of
1st Viscount Elibank, and widow of George C. N. Nicholson,
and has had issue — Frank Reginald Seely, Gentleman, b.
June 26, 1896 ; killed inaction 1917 ; Henry John Alexander
Seely, Esq., Capt. Hants. Yeo., -b May 1, 1899; Arthur
Patrick Willi im Seely, Gentleman, b. 1905; David Peter
Seely, Gentleman, b. 1920; Emily Grace ; Irene Florence
[;«. 1924, Lieut. Mason Hogarth Scott, late R.N. ; and
has issue] ; Kathleen Mary ; and Louisa Mary Sylvia.
Seat — Mottistone Manor, Isle of Wight. Clubs — Marl-
borough, Brooks^s, Athenaeum, etc.

SEFTON, Earl of, see MOLYNEUX.


SEGRAVE of Cabra (confmd. U.O.) Quarterly, 1.
argent, on a bend gules, three trefoils or (for Segrave) ; 2.
azure, three eagles displayed or (for Wafer) ; 3. argent, two
lions rampant combatant supporting a dexter hand
couped at the wrist all gules, in chief three estoiles azure, in
base waves of the sea therein a salmon naiant all proper
(for O'Neill); 4. per fesse or and sable, three dice each
charged with an annulet all countercharged (for Ambrose).
Mantling gules and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the
colours, a demi-lion rampant argent, holding between the
paws an oak-branch vert, fructed or. Motto— "Dieu et
mon roy."

Sons of Henry Segrave, Esq., J. P. Dublin, J. P. and

D.L. (High Sheriff 1893) Wicklow, late Capt. 12th

Foot, b. 1823; d. 1906; m. 1850, Mary Elizabeth,

d. of Edward Francis Dehane of The Beaches, co.


Major O'Neal Edward John Segrave, D.S O , 18th Batt.

Imp. Yeo. in S. Africa, formerly a Resident Magistrate in

Ireland, b. 1856 ; m. 1882, Beatrix, d. of W. J. J. Warne-

ford, Deputy-Assistant-Quartermaster-General ; and has

with other issue : — O'Neill Segrave, Esq., late Capt. Royal

Irish Regt., b. 1883 [m. 1915, Germaine, d. of Gen. P.

A. Grissot]. Seats— Kiltimon, Newton-Mount-Kennedy,

co. Wicklow ; Calla House, Kilconnell, co. Galway. Club —


Charles William Segrave, Esq., J. P. cos. Galway and
Tippemry, b. ; m. 1st, 1893, Mary Lucy {d. 1898), d.

of James K. Harwood, late U.S. Navy, and granddau. of
the late Right Rev. James Kemp, Archbishop of Maryland,

U.S.A. ; 2nd, 1901, Jessica Campbell, only d. of John
Stone, Esq., J. P., of Huyton, Lanes. Res. — 16 Hyde Park
Square, W. 2.

Sons of Capt. William Francis Segrave, late 71st

Highlanders, b. 1826; d. 1903; m. 1868, Isabella, d.

of Major Halliburton, 78th Highlanders; —

John Roderick Segrave, Esq., C.B., J. P., Vice-Admiral

(ret.), b. 1871 ; m. 1907, Mary Stephanie, yngst. d. of the late

Frederick Ricardo, of 40 Onslow Gardens, S.W., and has

issue: — William Francis Roderick Segrave, Sub.-Lieut.

R.N., b. 1907; and Rosemary. Res. — Crows Nest, Queen's

Road, Richmond, Surrey. Clubs — Naval and Military,


William Henry Eric Segrave, Esq., D.S.O., Lieut.-Col.
Highland L.I., served S. Africa 1901-2 (medal with clasp),
and Great War 1914-18 (de^p., D.S.O. with two Bars,
Legion of Honour), b. 1875 ; m. 1904, Nellie Borlaise, d. of
the late Vice-Adm. J. J. Kennedy, C.B., and has issue; —
Pamela Frances. Club — Army and Navy.

Sons of Capt. Thomas Segrave, R.N., late 14th Foot,
b. 1829 ; d. 1871 ; m. 1854, Louisa, d. of Major William
Buckley, late 18th Regt. :—
Henry John Segrave, Gentleman, b. 1861. Res. —
Sir Thomas George Segrave, Knt. Bach. (1923), C.B.E.
(1920), Hon. Capt. R.I.M., and Hon. Comdr. R.N. R.,
Dir. of Shipping, India Office 1919, b. 1865; m. 1895,
Harriet Rose Daly. Res. — Kempshott, Barston, Horley,
Surrey. Club — E.I. United Service.

SEGAR-OWEN (H. Coll., 14 Nov. 1914). Per chevron
or and argent, in chief two mullets azure, in base a lion
rampant sable. Mantling azure and or. Crest — On a

wreath of the colours, a wolf's head argent, erased gules,
and charged on the neck with an ermine spot. Motto
— " Fidem Deo habens."

Eld. son of William Owen, Esq., J. P., of Burfield,
Cheshire, b. 1846; d. 1910 ; m. 1869, Margaret, d.
of Henry Segar, of Penketh Hall, Lanes.:—
The late Segar Segar-Owen, Esq., J. P., High Sheriff
Anglesey, 1927-8, F.R.I.B.A., b. 1874 ; assumed by Deed
Poll the additional surname of Segar ; m. 1898, Edith
Mary, d. of Frederick Monks, Esq., J. P., C.C. ; and
d. 1929 leaving issue — Oswald Segar-Owen, Gentleman,
Lieut. K.R.R.C, b. 1900; Godfrey Joscelyn Segar-Owen,
Gentleman, b. 1907; Elnith Merryl. Res. — Victoria
Terrace, Beaumaris, Anglesey; Palmyra Square, War-
rington. Clubs — Arts, Royal Anglesey Yacht.




SELBORNE, Earl of, see PALMER.

SELBY of Biddlestone (H. Coll.). Barry of eight or and
sable. Mantling sable and or. Crest — On a wreath of
the colours, a Saracen's head proper, wreathed about the
temples or and sable. Motto — " Semper sapit suprema."
Sons of Walter Charles Selby, Esq., of Biddlestone,
Northumberland, J P. b. 1858 ; d. 1900 ; m. 1881,
Margaret Beatrice, d. of H. G. Bromilow: —
Walter Arthur Selby, Esq., Lieut. -Comdr. R.N., b. 1882 ;
m. 1926, Dorothy d. of George Collier and has
issue: — Walter Stephen Patrick Selby, Gentleman, b. 1917 ;
and 1 dau. Res. — Red Gables, I field, Sussex.

Ronald Walter Selby, Gentleman, b. 1891 ; tn. 1917,
Dorothy Rose, widow of Capt. F. Marke, R.A.M.C. Seat —

SELBY-BIGGE of King's Sutton (H. Coll.). Ermine,
on a fesse engrailed gules, between three martlets sable,
a mullet between two crescents or. Mantling gules and
argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a cockatrice's
head ermine, murally crowned or, between two wings
erect azure, each charged with a crescent gold. Motto —
" Fort et loyal."

Second son of Charles Selby Bigge, Esq., of Ightham

Mote, Kent, and Long Horsley, Northumberland,

J. P., b. 1834 ; d. 1889 ; tn. 1902, Katherina (d. 1918),

d. of John Scott Ogle, of Oakwood, Kent : —

Sir (Lewis) Amherst Selby-Bigge, 1st Bart. (14 Feb.

1919), K.C.B., M.A. Oxford, Barrister-at-Law, Inner

Temple, Permanent Sec. Board of Education 191 1-25,

b. i860 ; tn. 1885, Edith Lindsay, O.B.E., d. of Rt. Hon.

John Robert Davison, Q.C., M.P., of Underriver House,

Kent ; and has issue — John Amherst Selby-Bigge, Esq.,

b. 1892 [m. 1914, Ruth, d. of Edward Humphries,

of Ashburnham Grove, Bradford ; and has issue — Lydia

Jane; Diana; Mary Elizabeth (Res. — 31 Ladbroke Grove,

W.)] ; Evelyn Mary [tn. 1908, Capt. Henry Cecil Pember

(d. 1917), and has issue]; Edith Katherine [tn. 1914,

Capt. Geoffrey Bowes-Lyon, Black Watch ; and has

issue]. Res. — 127 Sloane Street, S.W. ; Kingston Manor,

Lewes, Sussex. Clubs — Brooks's, Athenaeum.

SELLfj of Richmond (H. Coll.). Or, two bendlets
between as many fleurs-de-lys azure. Mantling azure and

swords in saltire proper, pommelled and hilted or, a fleur-
de-lys gold. Motto — " Nulla rosa sine spinas."

Son of George Edward Selle, b. 1848 ; d. 1878 ; tn.

1875, Dora Eleanor, d. of Daniel David Olive, of

Suffolk :—
George Edward Selle, Gentleman, b. 1876 ; m. 1919,
Mariana, d. of Daria Tudela, of Lima, Peru ; and has
issue — Mariana del Rosario. Res. — Correo Castilla 1187,
Lima, Peru. Clubs — Royal Societies, and National




or. Crest — On a wreath of^the colours, in front of two

SENNETT (H. Coll.). Or, three cygnets in pale, wings
elevated purpure, between two swords erect gules. Mant-
ling purpure and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours,
upon a sennett or barracuda fessewise proper, a cygnet as
in the arms. Motto — " Sine macula."

Son of Richard Sennett, of Southwark : —

Sir Richard Christopher Sennett, Knt. Bach. (1924),
Sheriff City of London 1923, Citizen and Lorimer, of the
City of London, b. 1862 ; tn. , Amy Georgina, d. of

William Hughes, of Chelsea ; and has issue — 2 sons.
Res. — 24 De Vere Gardens, Kensington, W. Club —

SERGISON (R.L., H. Coll., 23 April 1812; orig. granted
1691). Argent, on a chevron between three dolphins naiant,
embowed sable, a plate between two fleurs-de-lys of the

Dau. of Charles Warden Sergison, Esq., J. P. and
D.L. Sussex, Capt. Reserve of Officers, late Scots
Guards, b. 1867; d. 1911 ; m. 1891, Hon. Florence
Emma Louisa Hanbury Tracy, d. of Charles, 4th Lord
Sudeley: —
Cynthia Mary; tn. 1919, Sir Basil Stanlake Brooke, 5th
Bart., C.B.E., M.C. (q.v.)

SERGISON-BROOKE (R.L., 20 Sept. 1915 ; H. Coll.).
Quarterly, 1 and 4, or, a cross engrailed per pale gules
and sable, a crescent for difference (for Brooke) ; 2
and 3, argent, on a chevron between three dolphins
naiant embowed sable, a plate between two fieurs-de
lys of the first, and (for distinction) in the centre chief
point a hand grenade of the second, fired proper (for
Sergison). Mantling gules and or. Crests — 1. on a
wreath of the colours, a brock proper (for Brooke) ;
2. on a wreath of the colours, a dolphin as in the arms
transfixed by an arrow fessewise barbed and flighted
proper, and (for distinction^ charged on the body with,
a cross patee argent (for Sergison).

Son of Arthur Basil Brooke, b. 1847; d 1884; tn

1869, Alice Georgina, d. of Rev. William Norton,

Rector of Baltinglas, co. Wicklow : —

Bertram Norman Sergison-Brooke, Esq., C.M.G.,

D.S.O., Brigadier Gren. Gds. comdg. 1st Inf. Bde. 1928,

assumed by R.L., 20 Sept. 1915, the additional surname

and arms of Sergison, b. 1880 ; tn. 1st, 1915, Prudence

Ida (d. 1918), d. and co-heir of Capt. Charles Sergison,

of Cuckfield Park, Sussex ; and has issue — Patience

Anne ; tn. 2nd, 1923, Hilda, d. of Mark Fenwick, of

Abbotswood, Stow-on-the-Wold; andhasissue — Timothy

Mark Sergison-Brooke, Gentleman, b. 1924 ; Norah Mary.

Seat — Williamscot House, Banbury. Clubs — Guards',



SETON of Abercorn (L.O. matric. 1915). Quarterly,
1 and 4, or, three crescents within a double tressure
flory counterflory gules ; 2 and 3, argent, three in-
escutcheons gules. Mantling gules, doubled or. Crest — On
a wreath of his liveries, a boar's head couped or, armed
and langued azure. Supporters — On either side a grey-
hound proper. Motto — " Forward ours."

Eldest son of Lieut. -Col. Alexander Reginald Seton,

R.E., b. 1840; d. 1887; tn. 1862, Emma Orton

(d. 1889):—

Sir Bruce Gordon Seton, qth Bart., of Abercorn,

co. Linlithgow (3 June 1663), C.B. (1917), Lieut.-Col.

and Brev.-Col. I. M.S., served Waziristan 1895, Tochi

F.F. 1897, Great War 1914-16 (desp., C.B.), b. 1868 ;

s. his cousin 19 15 ; tn. 1895, Elma, d. of Lieut.-Col. Frank




Armstrong, R.A.S.C. , and has issue — Alexander Hay
Seton, Esq., Lieut. The Royal Scots, 6. 1904 [tn.
1927, Zeyla, d. of John Sanderson, and has issue —
Egidia Hay] ; Bruce Lovat Seton, Esq., R.M.C., Sand-
hurst, b. 1909 ; Jean Gordon [tn. 1922, Lieut. R. G.
Arnot.R.N., of Rockferry, Cheshire ; and has issue] ;
Marie de Seton [tn. 1925, Lieut. Ian Black, R.N.]. Res.
— 12 Grosvenor Crescent, Edinburgh. Clubs — Caledonian,
New (Edinburgh).

SETON of Pitmedden(L.O., 1675 and 1684). Quarterly,
1 and 4, or, three crescents, and in the centre a man's
heart distilling blood, the whole within a double tressure
flory counterflory gules (Seton) ; 2 and 3, argent, a demi-
otter sable, crowned or, issuing out of a bar wavy of the
second (Meldrum). Mantling gules, doubled argent.
Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a demi-man in a
military habit, holding the banner of Scotland, with the
motto on an escroll above, " Sustento sanguine signa."
Supporters — Dexter, a deerhound argent, collared gules,
charged with crescents or ; sinister, an otter sable. Motto
— Below the arms, '' Merces haec certa laborum."

Son of Sir William Samuel Seton, 9th Bart., J. P.,

D.L. , Col. Indian Staff Corps, served in the Persian

Campaign, 1856, and in the Afghan War, 1880, b.

1837; d. 1914; tn. 1876, Eva Kate St. Leger, only d.

of Gen. Sir Henry Hastings Affleck Wood, K.C.B. :—

Sir John Hastings Seton, 10th Bart, (n Dec. 1683),

Capt. late 6th Batt. Gordon Highlanders, late Lieut. Durham

R.G.A. (Mil.), served during the European War 1914-18, b.

1888 ; tn. 1923, Alice Ida, d. of Percy Hodge, Cape Civil

Service; and has issue— Robert James Seton, Esq., b. 1926;

and Alice Eva Elizabeth. Seat — Cushnie, Aberdeenshire.

Res. — sib Goldington Road, Bedford.

in Holy Orders, formerly Lt.-Col. and Hon. Col. Royal
Artillery, J. P. Aberdeenshire. Born Oct. 25, 1854,
eldest son and only surv. child of Major George Seton, late
93rd Highlanders, by his wife Anne Lucy Wake, dau. of
Dr. Baldwin Wake ; and succeeded to the estate of Mounie
at the decease of his uncle, 1894. Armorial bearings
(L.O., 1869) — Quarterly, 1 and 4, or three crescents
within a double tressure flowered and counterflowered of
fleurs-de-lys gules, and in the fesse point a man's heart
distilling drops of blood (for Seton) ; 2 and 3, argent,
issuing out of a bar wavy sable, a demi-otter of the last
crowned with an antique crown or (for Meldrum), in
the centre a crescent azure for difference. Mantling
gules doubled argent. Crest — Issuing from a wreath
of his liveries, or and gules, a demi-man in armour,
bearing up the Royal banner of Scotland bendways
and displayed all proper ; and in an escroll over
the same this Motto, "Sustento sanguine signo."
Livery — Pepper and salt coat, piped red. Married,

February 12, 1879, Emily Isabel, second daughter of Alfred
Turner, Esquire, Justice of the Peace, at that time of
Deysbrook Hall, West Derby, near Liverpool ; and has
had Issue — (1) Alexander Charles Seton, Lieut. R.N., b.
July 27, 1882 ;' d.\ 1904 ; (2) George William Seymour

Seton, Comdr. (ret.) R.N., b. April 3, 1885; (3) Henry
Winton Seton, Capt. (ret.) 9th Gurkha Rifles, b. August
1, 1887 ; Jean Isabel [tn. 1905, Capt. Henry Lake Cochrane,
R.N., eld. son of James Cochrane, Esq., of Cheltenham,
and Mary Lucy Ogilvy [tn. 1924, A. 6. H. Sievwright,
Commissioner H.M. Customs and Revenue, Baghdad].
Seat — Mounie, Old Meldrum, co. Aberdeen. Res. — Burley
Vicarage, Oakham, Rutland. Clubs — Junior United
Service, New (Edinburgh).

SETON-KARR late of Kippilaw (R.L., 1815, H. Coll.).
Quarterly, 1 and 4, gules, on a chevron argent, three
mullets of the first, in base a stag's head erased at the
neck or, guttee-de-sang (Karr) ; 2 and 3, or, an eagle dis-
played sable, charged on the breast with an Eastern crown
or, between three crescents per pale azure and gules,
within a double tressure flory counterflory gules (Seton).
Mantling gules and argent. Crests — 1. out of an Eastern
crown or, a dexter cubit arm, the hand holding a dagger
erect proper, pommel and hilt or; Motto over, " Avant
sans peur" (Karr); 2. a mural crown per pale gules and
or, thereon a wyvern vert, wings endorsed, fire issuant from
the mouth proper; Motto over, "Hazard zet forward"

Sons of Sir Henry Seton-Karr, C.M.G., J. P. and
D.L. for co. Roxburgh, M.P. for St. Helens, Bar-
rister-at-Law (Oxon.), b. 1853; d. 1914; tn. 1st, 1880,
Edith Eliza (d. 1884), d. of William Pilkington,
Esq., of Roby Hall, Liverpool, J. P. ; 2nd, 1886,
Jane {Res. — 20 Chester Terrace, S.W.i), d. of
W. Thurnborn of 12 Buckingham Terrace, Edin-
burgh: —
Malcolm Henry Seton-Karr, b. 1882. Res. —
Kenneth William Seton-Karr, Esq., b. 1897.
Son of George Berkeley Seton-Karr, I.C.S. , Res.
Commissioner at Baroda during the Mutiny, b. 1820 ;
d. 1862; m. 1848, Eleanor, d. of Henry Usborne of
Branches Park, co. Suffolk : —
Hey wood Walter Seton-Karr, Gentleman, late Lieut.
92nd Gordon Highlanders, b. 1859. Clubs — Naval and
Military, Flyfishers'.

Son of Walter Scott Seton-Karr, Esq., of Bramshott,
Hants., Puisne Judge, Calcutta, Foreign Sec. to Govt,
of India,*. 1822; m. 1856, Eleanor Katherine (d. 1903),
d. of Hon. and Rev. Henry Cockayne Cust: —
Robert George Seton, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, Recorder
of Devizes, M.A. (Oxon.), b. i860; m. 1899, Janet Ger-
trude, d. of Sir Mark MacTaggart-Stewart, Bart., M.P. ;
and has issue — (1) Robert Walter Scott Seton, Gentleman,
b. 1900; (2) John Archibald Seton, Gentleman, b. 1906;
(3) William George Stewart Seton, Gentleman, b. 1909 ;
and Eleanor Katherine. Seat— Bramshott, Fleet, Hants.

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