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Rt. Hon. Aroon Kumar Sinha, 2nd Baron Sinha (14 Feb.
1919), b. 1887; m. 1st, 1916, Pryatma (Rani) (d. 1920), d.
of Rai Bahadur Latil Mohan Chatterjee ; 2nd, 1920,
Nirpuama, d. of Rai Bahadur Lilil Mohan Chatterjee ; and
has issue (by 2nd wife) — Hon. Sudhindro Prosanno Sinha,
b. 1921 ; and (by 1st wife)— 2 daus. Res. — 17 Elysium Row,
Calcutta.

SINHA (H. Coll., 6 Oct. 1916). Sable, a pegasus
(winged horse) argent, between three mural crowns or.
Mantling sable and argent. Crest — Upon a mural crown
a pegasus passant argent. Motto — " Sree Krishna."
Livery — Black and silver.

Eld. son of Maharaja Ranjit Sinha, of Nashipur, b.
1865; d, 1918 ; m. 1880, Kamal Kumari : —

Raja Bhupendra Narayan Sinha Bahadur Nashipur, B.A.
(Calcutta), M.L.C., of Madras, b. 1880; m. 1st, 1905, Rani
Prem Kurnari, of Gaya; 2nd, 1921, Rani Surya Kumari, of
Gaya ; and has issue — 2 daus. Estate — Nashipur Raj.
Res. — Nashipur, Rajbati, Bengal.

SINNOTT (H. Coll.). Argent, on a pale sable, three
swans the wings elevated and endorsed of the field , collared
and chains reflexed over the back or, to the dexter a sword
erect point upwards proper, pommel and hilt gold. Mant-
ling sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours,
a swan wings elevated and endorsed ermine, armed and
membered sable, collared and chain reflexed over the back
gold, within two stems of reed-grass proper. Motto —
" Ama Deum et mandata serva."

Son of James Sinnott, Gentleman, b. 1798; d. 1878;

m. 1st, 1826, Eliza Branburg (d. 1835); 2nd, 1841,

Mary Ann Stockley (d. 1893) : —
James Sinnott, Gentleman, b. 1845; m. 1866, Emily, d.
of William Vowles, Gentleman, of Brislington, Somerset ;
and has issue — (1) Edward Stockley Sinnott, Esq.,
C.M.G. (1916), V.D., T.D., Col. (ret.) T.A., D.L.
co. Gloucester and City of Bristol, b. 1868 [m. 1st,
1905, Violet Carew {d. 1920), d. of Rev. P. Potter,
M.A. , Rector of Bishopston, Glamorgan; 2nd, 1922,
Violet Adela, d. of Col. Frederick Peel, R.E. ; and has
surv. issue by 1st wife — James Stockley Sinnott, Gentle-
man, Lieut. 21st Royal Gloucestershire Hussars Armoured
Car Company, b. 1906 ; Georgiana Carew ; Violet Elinor ;
Emily Sylvia ; Dorothy Vivien ; and Diana Elwell (Res. —
Tuffley Grange, near Gloucester. Club — Arts)] ; (2) George
Stanley Sinnott, Esq., T.D., late Lieut.-Col. T.A., b. 1871
\>n. 1898, Beatrice Leonard Warren ; and has issue — Jean



Stanley ; and Nancy Leonard (Res — Manilla Lodge, Clifton,
Bristol)]. Res.— Beaufort Road, Clifton, Bristol.

Sons of Henry Sinnott, Gentleman, b. 1834; d. 1907;
m. Lydia Emily Hall: —

George Hall Sinnott, Gentleman, b. 1869 ; m. 1909,
Rowena, d. of Maj.-Gen. N. F. Sampson- Way, C.B. , and
has issue— Joan. Res. — 1 Carlton Place, Clifton, Bristol.

Herbert Cyril Sinnott, Esq., Major (ret.) Royal Warwick-
shire Regt., b. 1873; m. 1921, Margaret Ivie Dunlop.
Res. — Penquite, Teignmouth, S. Devon.

EDWARD JOSEPH ARTHUR SIRR, Gentleman.
Being the only son of the late Richard Theodore Howard
Sirr, Esq., Capt. Royal Indian Navy, by his wife Phoebe,

dau. of Miles, who was ninth and only son with

issue of the Rev. Joseph D'Arcy Sirr, D.D., Rector of
Kilcolman, co. Galway, and of Morstead, Winchester,
through his wife Elizabeth, dau. of the Rev. Edward Henry
Hoare, Rector of Thursington, co. Lincoln (cousin of Sir
Joseph Hoare, Bart., of co. Cork, and of Lady Synge
Hutchisson of co. Dublin). Armorial bearings — Azure,
two chevronels interlaced argent, between three estoiles
or, in chief a harp of Ireland, above it the Imperial Crown
both proper. Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, an estoile or as in the arms, within
two olive branches proper ; above, on an escroll, the Motto,




"Nautae fida " ; and for the Motto beneath the arms,
" Lyrae nervos aptavi." Married, May 1899, Agnes, dau.
of the late Major William Mate of Sandwich, Kent ; and
has Issue — Hubert Hoare Francis Sirr, Gentleman, b.
1900. Postal address —

SIRR (U.O.). Azure, two chevronels interlaced argent,
between three estoiles or, in chief a harp of Ireland, above
it the Imperial Crown, both proper. Mantling azure and
argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, an estoile or
as in the arms, within two olive branches proper. Above,
on an escroll, the Motto, " Nautae fida" ; Motto (beneath
the arms), " Lyras nervos aptavi."

Sons of Henry Charles Sirr, M.A., Barrister-at-Law,

formerly Ensign in the Royal Westminster Militia, by his

wife Louisa, d. of the late William Rix of Stratton

Strawless, Norfolk: —

Harry Sirr, Gentleman, Fellow of the Royal Institute of

British Architects, h. i860. Res.— Marlesford, Woodbridge,

Suffolk.

Rev. William Sirr, Clerk in Holy Orders, b. 1862. Res.—
St. Mary at the Cross, Glasshampton, Shrawley, Worcs.



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SISMEY (H. Coll.). Per chevron or and azure,
in chief two herons' heads erased, and in base a crescent
counterchanged. Mantling azure and or. Crest — On




a wreath of the colours, a heron regardant grasping in
the dexter claw a fish proper. Motto — " Soyez juste."
Eldest son of Thomas Sismey, of Manor House,
Offord Cluny, Hunts., b. 1819 ; d. 1897 ; tn. i860,
Marianne, d. of Thomas Boulton, of 5 Sussex Gar-
dens, Hyde Park, W. : —
George Herbert Sismey, Esq., J. P., Deputy Chairman
Hunts. Quarter Sessions, b. 1861 ; m. 1895, Catherine
Edith, d. of the Rev. John Buckmaster ; and has surv.
issue — Oliver North Deane Sismey, Gentleman, Lieut.
K.R.R.C, b. 1900 (Clubs — Bachelors', Bucks., Naval
and Military). Seat — Offord Cluny Manor, Hunts.

SISTERSON (H. Coll.). Per chevron or and sable,
two clarions in chief and a sun in splendour in base all
counterchanged. Mantling sable and or. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, in front of a sun in splendour, a
maiden's head affronted, couped at the shoulders proper,
vested and crined sable. Motto — " Sis terror sontibus."

Son of George Sisterson of Newcastle-upon-Tyne,

b. ; d. ; m. : —

Edward Sisterson, Esq., J. P. Northumberland, b. 1850.
Seat — Woodley Field, Hexham. Post. add. — St. Nicholas
Chambers, Newcastle-on-Tyne.

SITWELL of Barmoor Castle (H. Coll.). Quarterly,
1 and 4, barry of eight or and vert, three lions rampant
sable (for Sitwell) ; 2 and 3, sable, a fesse between three
cinquefoils, each within a chaplet of roses all or (for Hurt).
Mantling vert and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours,
a demi-lion rampant erased sable, holding between the
paws an escutcheon per pale or and vert.

Sons of Major Francis Henry Massey Sitwell, of

Barmoor Castle, Bengal Staff Corps, b. 1831 ; d. 1869 ;

tn. 1859, Elizabeth Maria, d. of Ogle D'Olier of

Dublin:—
Brig.-Gen. William Henry Sitwell, C.B., D.S.O., North-
umberland Fus. (ret.), b. i860; tn, 1st, 1902, Constance
Selina (d. 1908), d. of Hon. and Rev. Sidney Meade ; 2nd,
1912, Constance Mary Evelyn, second d. of Gustavus Arthur
Chetwynd-Talbot of Marchmont House, Hemel Hemp-
stead, Hertfordshire ; and has issue (by 2nd m.) — William
Reresby Sitwell, Gentleman, b. 1916 ; Simon Talbot Sitwell,
Gentleman, b. 1920 ; and Constance Ann. Seat — Barmoor
Castle, near Beal, Northumberland. Club — Naval and
Military.

Francis Honorius Sisson Sitwell, Esq., Major K.R.R.C,
formerly Capt. 1st Batt. Durham Lt. Inf., b. 1861 ; m. 1st,



1889, Maria Corinna (d. 1890), eldest d. of Hon. John P.
Vereker ; and has issue — (1) William George Sitwell, Esq.,
D.S.C. , Squadron-Leader R.A.F. , late Lieut. R.N.,*. 1890
[tn. 1915, Margery Julie, d. of L. H. Barnard of Chester
Place, N.W. ; and has issue — Peter Lionel Sacheverell
Sitwell, Gentleman, b. 1918]; 2nd, 1896, Margaret, d. of
Matthew Culley of Coupland Castle, Northumberland ; and
has issue — (2) Oswald Sitwell, Esq. , late Lieut. R.N., b. 1898 ;
(3) Francis Matthew Sitwell, Gentleman, b. 1906 ; and
Margaret Frances. Residence— Elm hurst, Alnmouth Road,
Alnwick, Northumberland.

Son of Honorius Sisson Sitwell, Esq., Col. R.E. ,
b. 1839; d. 1891 ; tn. 1868, Laura, d. of John Cookson
of Meldon Park, Northumberland: —
Norman Sisson Hurt Sitwell, Esq. , Lt.-Col. R.A.,*. 1876.
Res.—

Only surv. son of Isla Ashley Sitwell, Gentleman,

b. 1841 ; d. 1880; tn. 1868, Sidney Mary Beckwith (d.

1908), d. of Col. Alexander Wilson, R.A. : —

Sir Sidney Ashley Hurt Sitwell, Knt. Bach. (1925), Man.

Gov. Imperial Bank of India since 1924, b. 1871 ; tn. 1st,

Violet Inez (d. 1901), d. of Maj.-Gen. H. H. C. Cowper,

Bengal Cavalry ; 2nd, 1903, Rosamond, d. of the late Col.

Honorius Sisson Sitwell, R.E. ; and has issue— Sisson

Sidney Hurt Sitwell, Esq., b. 1904 ; Isla William Hurt

Sitwell, Esq., b. 1909. Post. add. — Imperial Bank of India,

22 Old Broad Street, E.C. Clubs— Oriental, R.A.C.,

Bengal, Roy. Calcutta, Turf, etc.

Sir GEORGE RERESBY SITWELL, 4 th Bart., J. P.
Scarborough and Derbyshire, late Capt. Yorks Dragoons,
late Lt.-Col. comdg. 2nd Vol. Batt. Yorkshire Regt. ,
M.P. for Scarborough 1885-86, and 1892-95, High
Sheriff co. Derby, 1898. Born Jan. 27, i860, being the
only son of the late Sir Sitwell Reresby Sitwell, some-
time a Lieut, in the 1st Life Guards, by his wife Louisa
Lucy, fourth dau. and co-h. of Col. the Hon. Henry Hely-
Hutchinson , by his wife Harriet (deceased) , and sole eventual
h. of William Wrightson of Cusworth Park, by Henrietta,
dau. and eventual h. of Richard Heber of Hodnet.
Armorial bearings — Quarterly, 1. barry of eight or and
vert, three lions rampant sable (for Sitwell) ; 2. sable, a
fesse between three cinquefoils, each within a chaplet of
roses all or (for Hurt); 3. Reresby; 4. Deincourt ; 5.
Normanville ; 6. Normanville (ancient), and impaling the
arms of Denison. Mantling vert and or. Crest— On a
wreath of the colours, a demi-lion rampant erased sable,
holding between the paws an escutcheon per pale or and
vert. Livery — (Dress) dark green, with yellow waistcoat
and yellow plush breeches; (undress) dark green, with
yellow and black striped waistcoat. Married, Nov. 23,
1886, Lady Ida Emily Augusta Denison, dau. of 1st Earl of
Londesborough ; and has Issue — (1) Francis Osbert
Sacheverell Sitwell, Esq., late Capt. S.R. Gren. Gds. , b.
Dec. 6, 1892 (Seat — Renishaw Hall, Chesterfield, co.
Derbyshire) ; (2) Sacheverell Sitwell, Esq., Lieut, late
Gren. Gds., b. Nov. 15, 1897 [tn. 1925, Georgia, d. of
Arthur Doble, of Montreal, and has issue — Sacheverell
Reresby Sitwell, Gentleman, b. 1927 (Res. — Weston Hall,
Towcester, Northants.] ; and Edith Louisa. Seat — Castle
of Montegufoni, Montagnana, Val di Pesa, Florence,
Italy.

SITWELL. Quarterly, 1 and 4, barry of eight or and

vert, three lions rampant sable (for Sitwell) ; 2 and 3,

sable, a fesse between three cinquefoils, each within a

chaplet of roses all or (for Hurt). Mantling vert and or.

Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a demi-lion rampant

erased sable, holding between the paws an escutcheon

per pale or and vert. Motto — " Yield not to misfortune."

Son of Herbert Wellington Sitwell, Gentleman, late

Lieut. 4th Batt. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders,

b. 1861 ; d. 1921 ; tn. 1885, Juliette Fisher, dau. of

Major Robert Cary, late Confederate States Army . —

Herbert Cecil Fitzroy Sitwell, Esq., Capt. U.S. Army

Res., late Lieut. 1st Pioneer Inf. U.S.A. Army,*. 1896;

tn. 1921, Helen Gertrude, d. of Dr. William E. Barlow,

M.A., P.H.D. ; and has issue — George Fitz Roy Sitwell,

Gentleman, b. 1923. Estate — Fancy Farm, Bedford,

Virginia, U.S.A.

SITWELL (H. Coll.) Quarterly, 1 and 4, barry of eight or
and vert, three lions rampant sable (for Sitwell); 2 and 3,
sable, a fesse between three cinquefoils, each within a chaplet
of roses all or (for Hurt). Mantling vert and or. Crest-
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sable, holding between the paws an escutcheon per pale or
and vert.

Son of Willoughby Harford Sitwell, Gentleman, late

16th Inniskilling Dragoons, b. 1855 ; d. 1913 ; m.

1880, Rose Augusta Cecil, d. of J. H. Rrabazon of

Mornington: —
Willoughby Hurt Sitwell, Gentleman, late Lieut. R.F.A.,
b. 1881. Postal add. — Ferney Hall, Salop.

Son of William Willoughby George Hurt Sitwell

Esq. , J. P. (High Sheriff 1855), b. 1827; d. 1909; m.

1st, 1853, Harriet Margaret (d. 1855), d. of Win. H.

Harford of Barley Wood ; 2nd, 1858, Eliza Harriet,

only d. of R. B. Phillipson of Dunston House, co.

Stafford :—
Francis Hurt Sitwell, Esq., J. P. Salop and Oxon., late
Lt.-Col. Shropshire Imp. Yeo. , b. i860; m. 1910, Helen
Mary, only d. of late Ernest Davies of Ludlow, Salop ; and
has issue — Ellinor Mary. Res. — Little Tew Grange,
Enstone, Oxon. Club — Junior Carlton.

SIVRIGHT, see BEDELL-SIVRIGHT.

SKEET (Ped. H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, per saltire
argent and gules, a cross potent counterchanged, a bordure
indented sable, charged with four human hearts and as many
fleurs-de-lys alternate or (Skeet); 2, per pale argent and or, on
a bend sable, three gadflies volant proper (Somerscales^ ; 3,
gules, a millrind argent, within a bordure ermine (Wilby) ;




Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, upon a rock proper, a covered cup erect or,
supported by two eagles respectant, wings elevated and
addorsed, argent, gutt^e-de-sang, and each holding in the
beak a cross potent gules. Motto — "Ad majorem Dei
gloriam." Lively — Claret.

Sons of the late Robert Skeet, Gentleman, of Wind Hill
House, Bishop's Stortford, b. 1832; d. 1889; m. 1868,
Alison Jane, d. of late Thomas Wilby of Wind Hill
House : —
Francis John Angus Skeet, Esq. , Major 4th Batt. The Royal
Dublin Fusiliers served in S. Africa — (2 medals, 4 clasps),



and Great War, b. 1869 ; m. 1902, Ada Beatrice Zolila, d.
of late Lt.-Col. Edward Kent Strathearn Murray, K. St.
F., K.I.C. Seat — Stortford Park, Bishop's Stortford,
Herts. Res. — Syon House, Angmering, Sussex. Club —
Windham.

Frederick William Skeet, Gentleman, b. 1872'; m. ist,
1903, Ada Teal (d. 1908) ; 2nd, 1909, Martha, d. of Hugh
Dunn ; and has issue — Alison Wilby ; and Frances Wilby.
Res. — Nonavale, Cambridge, New Zealand.

' SKEFF1NGTON (R.L., 8 Jan. 1817, U.O., originally
recorded 1660). Quarterly, 1 and 4, argent, three bulls'
heads erased sable, armed or (Skeffington) ; 2 and 3, azure,




a chevron between three chaplets cr (Clotworthy). Mant-
ling sable and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours,
a mermaid holding in either hand a mirror and comb all
proper. Motto — " Per angusta ad augusta."

Son of Clotworthy John Eyre, Viscount Massereene

and Ferrard, b. 1842; d. 1905; m. 1870, Florence

Elizabeth, only child of Major George John Whyte-

Melville :—

Rt. Hon. Algernon William John Clotworthy Skeffington,

12th Viscount Massereene (Irel. ,21 Nov. 1660;, 5th Viscount

Ferrard (Irel., 22 Nov. 1797), Baron of Loughneagh (Irel.,

21 Nov. 1660), Baron Oriel of Collon, co. Louth (Irel.,

5 June 1790), Baron Oriel of Ferrard (U.K., 17 July 1821),

D.S.O., Lt.-Col. (ret.) North Irish Horse, formerly 17th

Lancers, served in S. African War 1899-1902, and Great

War 1914-18 [Supporters— Two stags sable, attired and

unguled or, each gorged with a chaplet of roses or], b. 1873 ;

m. 1905, Jean Barbara, d. of the late Sir John Stirling

Ainsworth, M.P., ist Bart., of Ardanaiseig, Loch Awe;

and has issue — Hon. John Clotworthy Talbot Foster Why te-

Melville Skeffington, b. 1914; and Hon. Diana Elizabeth

Margaret. Seat — Antrim Castle, Antrim. Clubs— Carlton,

Ulster (Belfast).

Son of Hon. Chichester Thomas Skeffington, 27th

Regt., 6. 1813; d. 1880; m. 1845, Amelia, d. of Arthur

Blennerhasset of Ballyseedy : —

Blennerhasset John Skeffington, Esq., late Capt. Somerset

L.I., b. 1866 ; m. 1900, Lilly E. Devoge, d. of late Thomas

Wild. Res.—

Son of Hungerlord Clotworthy Skeffington, Esq., b.
1850; d. 1881 ; m. 1878, Grace Marie Ruttinger : —
Hungerford Colwood Clotworthy Skeffington, Esq., b.
1879. Res. —

SKEELS (H. Coll.). Argent, three piles gules, two
issuant from the chief, and one in base, each charged
with a water-bouget argent. Mantling gules and argent.
Crest— On a wreath of the colours, a swan argent, charged
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foot on a water-bouget. Motto — " Fidens Deo confidens.'




Sons of Charles Henry Skeels of St. Martin's, Stamford,
co. Northants., and Cliff House, Kirkley, Suffolk, b.
1845; d. 1882; m. 1868, Louisa, d. of Joseph Moore
of Lincoln: —
Edward Ralph Serocold Skeels, Esq., Solicitor of the
Supreme Court of Judicature, served Great War 19 15-19
as Field Cashier with rank of Capt., and in Ireland 1920-2
as Courts-Martial Officer, b. 1870. Club— Jun. Carlton.
Cecil Serocold Skeels, Gentleman, late Lieut. Middx.
add. — Roy. Colonial Institute,
S.W.
, Gentleman, O.B.E., b. 1878; m.
d. of Charles Herbert Woodley
has surv. issue— Leila Serocold.



Regt. , b. 1874. Postal
Northumberland Avenue
Lewis Serocold Skeels
1904, Muriel Alice, only
of Johannesburg ; and



Postal add,
S. Africa.



20 Loch Avenue, Parkton, Johannesburg,



SKENE, see GORDON-CUMMING-SKENE.
SKENE -TYTLER (L.O., reman ic. 26 Sept. 1902).




Quarterly, 1 and 4, gules, between three crescents' or, a



lion's head erased argent, langued azure, within a bordure
of the second (Tytler of Woodhouselee, 1768) ; 2 and 3,
gules, a chevron argent, between three skenes of the second,
hafted and pommelled or, surmounted of as many wolves'
heads couped of the third, tusked proper, within a bordure
engrailed ermine (cadet of Skene of that Ilk, matric. c.
1672-7). Mantling gules, doubled or. Crest — Upon a
wreath of his liveries, the rays of the sun issuing from behind
a cloud proper. Motto — " Occultus non extinctus."

Son of George Michael Fraser-Tytler, Esq., J. P. and
D.L., late Sec. Bank of Scotland, b. 1822; d. 1905; m.
1864, Jane Georgiana, d. of George Skene of Rubis-
law, co. Aberdeen, Professor of Universal History,
Edinburgh, 1837-41, Sheriff of Glasgow 1841, and Pro-
fessor of Law, Glasgow, 1855-1866 : —
Maurice William Skene-Tytler, Gentleman, b. 18 June
1869; m. 17 Sept. 1902, Charlotte Caroline, d. of the late
Lt.-Col. Henry Lonsdale Hallewell, CM. G. Res. — Keith
Marischal, Humbie, East Lothian. Club — New (Edin-
burgh).

SKINNER (H. Coll., 1912). Ermine, on a bend or
between in chief a port between two towers proper, flying
therefrom to the sinister two pennons gules, and in base
an ancient ship of the second, three maple-leaves, slipped
vert. Mantling gules and argent. Crest— On a wreath
of the colours, a griffin's head couped vert, the neck or,
between two dragons' wings gules. Motto — " Nee timeo
nee sperno."

Sons of Sir Thomas Skinner, 1st Bart., b. 1840; d. 1926;

m. 1st, 1866, Sarah Margaret (d. 1902), d. of Jonas

Barnett Hewitt of London and Macclesfield; m. 2nd,

1903, Martha Lauretta (d. 1924), widow of Charles

James Williamson of New York and d. of Job Long of

New York : —

Sir Thomas Hewitt Skinner, 2nd Bart. (9 Feb. 1912), b.

1875 ; m. 1899, Nellie Constance Hall, eld. d. of Jame.'

Hay of Highgate; and has surv. isMie — Thomas Gordon

Skinner, Esq., b. 1899 [m. 1926, Mollie Girling]; Stanley

Hewitt Skinner, Esq., b. 1911 ; Constance Irene ; and Marie

Vivien. Res. — The Gables, Worthing ; and Falconhurst,

Wimbledon, Surrey.

John Skinner, Esq., b. 1882 ; m. 1904, Angela, only d. of
Walter Dunn of Maida Vale, N.W. ; and has issue — John
Reginald Skinner, Gentleman, b. 1909. Res.—

Charles Henry Skinner, Esq., b. 1886; m. 1910, Violet
Muriel, only d. of the late Herbert Furber of Hampstead
and Frinton, Essex ; and has issue— Charles David Evelyn
Skinner, Gentleman, b. 1916; and Violet Elizabeth Furber.
Res.— Red Stacks, West Byfleet, Surrey.

SKINNER of Tarland (H. Coll.). Argent, a koodoo
bull at gaze proper, on a chief azure a thistle leaved
and slipped between two astronomical symbols of the
planet Mars all or. Mantling azure and argent. Crest —
On a wreath of the colours, a demi-koodoo bull at gaze,
holding between the forelegs a thistle leaved and slipped
proper. Motto—" Fac recte."

Son of Rev. W. Skinner of Tarland, co. Aberdeen,

b. 1830; d. 1913 ; m. i860: —
Sir Harry Ross Skinner, Knt. Bach. (1917), M.I.C.E.,
M.I.M.M., Dir. Central Mining and Investment Cor-
poration 1916-22, b.. 1867; m. 1893, Janet, d. of John
Milne, of Aberdeen ; and has issue— Capt. Harry Crawley
Ross Skinner, D.S.O., M.C., Highland L.I., b. 1896 [m.
1927, Joan, d. of the late Frances Crawley, of Stockwood,
Luto'n {Clubs— Caledonian, Naval and Military)] ; William
Milne Ross Skinner, Esq., b. 1899; and Gladys Ross
[m. 1919, Capt. James Montagu, R.F.A.]. Clubs—
Windham, Caledonian, Rand (Johannesburg).

SKINNER (H. Coll., 18 Sept. 1922). Or, on a chev-
ron sable, between two hawks' lures in chief and a
griffin's head erased in base gules, a hawk's lure between
two griffins' heads erased of the field. Mantling sable
and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, between two
branches of oak vert, a griffin's head erased sable, in the
beak a hawk's lure or. Motto—" Audax, perspicax."
Son of Samuel Skinner : —

Sir Sydney Martyn Skinner, Knt. Bach. (1922), J. P.,
Chairman of John Barker & Co., Ltd., b. 1864 ; m. 1902,
Emilie Madeline, d. of Samuel Belling, of Bodmin ; and
has issue — Percy Martyn Skinner, Esq., b. 1906 ; Doris
Irene ; Constance Muriel. Res.— Meadow Entry, Crof ton
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SKRINE of Warleigh (H. Coll., 1682). Azure, in the
dexter chief and sinister base points a tower argent, in the
sinister chief and dexter base points a lion rampant erminois,
ducally crowned or. Mantling azure and argent. Crest —




On a wreath of the colours, a tower argent, on the battle-
ments thereof a lion couchant erminois, ducally crowned or.
Motto — " Tutamen." Livery — Dark blue, silver buttons.
Sons of Duncan William Hume Skrine, Gentleman,
of the Court, Stroud, Glos., b. 1846; d. 1928; tn.
1875, Amy, d. of Capt. John Hanham, 9th Regt. ,
sister of Sir John A. Hanham, 9th Bart. : —
Alexander Duncan Skrine, Gentleman, b. 1877 ; tn.
1913, Gwendoline Elizabeth, d. of late Thomas Lambert of
Aggard, co. Galway ; and has issue — Ralph Lambert
Duncan Skrine, Gentleman, b. 1924; and Joan Elizabeth.
Res. — Colombo, Ceylon.

Ralph Hanham Skrine, Gentleman, b. 1881 ; tn. 1928,
Vivienne, d. of Henry Gregg, of The Grove, Windsor.
Res. — Colombo, Ceylon.

Arthur Wallace Skrine, Esq., Gov. of Mongalla Prov.,
Sudan, b. 1885; m. 1927, Evelyn, d. of Frederick Winter-
botham, of Standish Court, Stonehouse, Glos. Club —
New University.

Sholto George Douglas Skrine, Gentleman, b. 1850;
tn. 1882, Edith Clara, d. of Hon. Sholto James Douglas,
Adv. -Gen. Mauritius ; and has had issue — (1) Sholto Herries
Skrine, Gentleman, M.C., R.F.A., b. 1887; d. of wounds
received in action 1917 ; (2) Walter Vivian Douglas
Skrine, Gentleman, b. 1892 ; and Gladys Mary. Res. —
Furzecroft, Maidenhead.

Only surv. son of Henry Duncan Skrine, Esq. , of War-
leigh and Claverton Manors, J. P. and D. L. co. Somer-
set (High Sheriff 1876), b. 1815 ; d. 1901 ; m. 1843,
Susanna Caroline, d. of William Mills of Saxham Hall,
Suffolk :—
Walter Clarmont Skrine, Gentleman, b. i860 ; tn. 1895,
Agnes Shakespear, d. of Charles Henry Higginson of
Springmount, co. Antrim ; and has issue — (1) Charles John
Skrine, Gentleman, b. 1902 ; (2) Walter Henry Skrine,
Gentleman, £. 1907; (3) Godfrey Higginson Skrine, Gentle-
man, b. 1909 ; Mary Alice Susan ; and Mary Nesta. Res.
— Ballyrankin, Ferns, co. Wexford.

Son of Rev. Wadham Huntley Skrine, M.A. , Vicar

of Stubbings, b. 1818; d. 1887; tn. 1847, Clara Mary

Anne, d. of William Mills of Saxham Hall, Suffolk :—

Rev. Herbert Henry Skrine, M.A. Oxon., late Vicar of

Stubbings, b. 1852 ; tn. 1882, Evelyn Lushington ; and has

issue — Esther Evelyn. Res. — Lent Hill, Ashburton, S.

Devon.

Sons of Rev. Clarmont Skrine of Warleigh Lodge,
Wimbledon, sometime Capt. 78th and 47th Regts.,



b. 1820; d. 1886; tn. 1846, Mary Anne Auchmuty,
d. of Major Charles Butson Bennett, late 64'.h
Regt. :—

Francis Henry Skrine, Gentleman, formerly Com-
missioner Indian C.S., b. 1847; tn. 1887, Helen Lucy,
d. of Col. John Stewart, CLE. , R.A. , of Ardvorlich ; and
has issue — Clarmont Perceval Skrine, Esq., Consul-Gen.
Chinese Turkestan 1922-24, b. 1888 [tn. 1920, Doris Forbes,



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