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1 and 4, argent, on a bend azure, three stags' heads
caboshed or (Stanley) ; 2 and 3, quarterly, ermine and
azure, in the second and third quarters a cross patonce
or (Labouchere). Mantling azure and argent. Crest-

On a chapeau gules, turned up ermine, an eagle or„
preying on an infant proper, swaddled gules. Livery —
Blue coat, scarlet vest.

Only surv. son of Edward James Stanley, Esq., J. P.

and D.L. co. Somerset (High Sheriff 1880) , D.L. co.

Palatine Lancaster, M.P. for Bridgwater Div., b.

1826 ; d. 1907 ; m. 1872, Hon. Mary Labouchere

(d. 1920), d. of 1st Baron Taunton : —
Edward Arthur Vesey Stanley, Esq., J. P. Somerset,
Master of Quantock Staghounds 1901-7, and of the Devon
and Somerset 1907-9, b. 1879 ; m. T919, Sybil, d. of Major




H. B. Dodgson, D.S.O. ; and has issue— Peter Vivian
Stanley, Gentleman, 6. 1921 ; Michael Edward Stanley,
Gentleman, b. 1923 ; David Norman Sidney Stanley, Gen-
tleman, b. 1926. Seats — Quantock Lodge, Bridgwater,
Somerset; Exford, Taunton, Somerset ; Cross Hall, Lanca-
shire. Res. — Tixover Grange, Duddington, Stamford.
Clubs — Bachelors', Orleans, Bath.

STANLEY of Ponsonby Hall (Vn. of Westmorland 1664,
H. Coll.). Argent, on a bend azure, cottisecl vert, three
bucks' heads caboshed or, quartering the Austhwaite arms,
viz. gules, two bars argent, in chief three mullets of six
points pierced or. Mantling 1 azure and argent. CreBt —
On a wreath of the colours, a stag's head argent, attired
or, collared vert. Motto — " Sans changer."

Son of William Stanley, Esq., of Dalegarth, and

Ponsonby, Cumberland, J. P. and D.L., b. 1829; d.

1881 ; m. 1859, Caroline, d. of Sir George Musgrave,

10th Bart. : —
Philip Stanley, Gentleman, b. 1870; m. 1907, Honora
Frances, d. of late Edmund Stamp Mackrell of Craven
House, Warminster ; and has issue — Nicholas Austhwaite
Stanley, Gentleman, b. 1909; John Peter Stanley, Gentle-
man, b. 1914 ; Elizabeth Norah ; Pamela ; and Ann. Seat
— Ponsonby Hall, nr. Whitehaven.

STANLEY (H. Coll.). Azure a pegasus rampant, and
in chief three estoiles or. Mantling azure and or.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a demi-stag proper,
round the neck a wreath of oak vert, and resting the
sinister foot upon a bugle-horn or. Supporters — On the
dexter side, an electrical mechanic holding in the exterior
hand a coil of wire ; on the sinister, an electrical mechanic
holding in the exterior hand a pair of pliers all proper.
Motto—" In alta tende."

Son of Henry Stanley, of Detroit, Michigan, U.S.A.,

m. , Elizabeth Twigg : —

Rt. Hon. Sir Albert Henry Stanley, P.C., 1st Baron
Ashfield of Southwell, Notts. (9 Jan. 1920), Knt. Bach.
(1914), Chairman and Managing Director of the Under-
ground Railways of London, of London General Omnibus
Co., Provincial Cinematograph Theatres, Ltd., President
of Board of Trade 1916-19, M.P. Ashton-under-Lyne,
1916-20, b. 1874; m. 1904, Grace Lowry, d. of Edward
Lowry Woodruff; and has issue — Hon. Marion Woodruff
[tn, 1927, James Rutland] ; and Hon. Grace Lowry [m.
1928, Edward J. Barford]. Res. — 43 South Street, Park
Lane, W. Clubs — Carlton, Garrick, Reform, American,

STANLEY-CARY (H. Coll., U.O.). Quarterly, i. the
arms of Cary-Caddell ; 1 and 4, argent, fretty gules, on a
chief vert, a lion rampant or (Caddell) ; 2 and 3, argent, on a
bend sable, three roses of the field (R.L. , 5 May 1900)
(Cary) ; ii. the same arms of Cary ; iii. argent, three lozenge-
shaped arming-buckles, tongues fessewise gules (Jerning-
ham) ; iv. the same arms of Caddell. Mantling gules and
argent. Crests — 1. Caddell; 2. Cary, on a wreath of the
colours, a swan proper. Mottoes — " Virtus sola nobilitas,"
" Virtute exceptas " (Cary).

Only surv. son of Stanley Edward George Cary, Esq.,

J. P., of Follaton, Devon, b. 1825; d. 1902; m. 1865,

Agnes Mary (d. 1921), d. and co-h. of Adm. Arthur

William Jerningham (she obtained a R.L. to bear name

and arms of Cary-Caddell) : —

Francis Joseph Stanley Stanley-Cary, Esq., Capt. (ret.)

R.G.A., served Great War (1915-17), and as A.D.C. (1919-

20), b. 1878 ; assumed by Deed Poll, 1904, the surname of

Stanley-Cary ; tn. igi2, Mary Lucretia, d. of John Edward

Farrell, of Moynalty, co. Meath ; and has issue — Joseph

Edward Francis Stanley-Cary, Gentleman, b. 1913; Noel

Lucius Stanley-Cary, Gentleman, b. 1914 ; Edward Nicholas

Stanley-Cary, Gentleman, b. 1917. Res. — Harbourstown,

Balbriggan, co. Meath ; Villa Gentille, Avenue Carravadossi,

Nice. Club — Junior United Service.


STANNUS of Carlingford (U.O.). Argent, on a fesse
between three pigeons rising azure, a tiger's face proper
between two mullets of the first. Mantling azure and
argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a talbot's
head proper, collared and lined or, holding in the mouth a
martlet sable. Motto — " Et vi et virtute."

Sons of Thomas Robert Alexander Stannus, Esq., J. P.,
Major The Queen's Co. Mil., b. 1870 ; killed in action

1916 ; tn. 1895, Elizabeth Graydon (Res. — 23 Earl's
Court Square, S.W.5), only d. of John Graydon Smith,
Esq., Capt. 7th Royal Fusiliers, of Baltiboys, Blessing-
ton, co. Wicklow : —
GraydonGrant Hervey Trevor Stannus, Gentleman, Lieut.
i/2nd Batt. The Lancashire Fus., b. 1900. Res. —

James Gordon Stannus, Gentleman, b. 1902 ; m. 1929,
Frances Louise Brega Haweis, d. of Lt.-Col. R. Haweis
James, of 50 Onslow Square. Res. —

Son of Walter Trevor Stannus, Esq., of Lisburn, co.
Antrim, and Moneymore, co. Londonderry, LL.D.,
D.L., co Antrim, and J. P. cos Down, Tyrone, and
Londonderry, b 1827 ; d. 1895 ; tn. 1856, Hon. Cathe-
rine Geraldine Vesey Fitzgerald (d. 1904), fourth d. and
co-h. of 3rd and last Lord Fitzgerald and Vesey: —
Gerald Walter James Fitzgerald Stannus, Esq., O.B.E.,
Lt.-Col. (ret.) 1st Co. of London Yeo., Major (ret.) 20th
Hussars, b. 1868 ; tn. 1904, Evelyn Margaret, elder d. of
Duncan Cameron of Canterbury, N.Z. ; and has issue —
Reginald George Walter Fitzgerald Stannus, Gentleman,
b. 1907. Res.— 41 Wilton Crescent, S W. Clubs— Cavalry,
Arthur's, Windham.

STANSFIELD (H. Coll., 1903). Vert, a rose between
four goats statant, two in chief and as many in base, all

argent. Mantling vert and argent. CreBt— Upon a wreath
of the colours, upon a mount vert, an ibis close, between
two branches of a date-tree fructed all proper. Motto —
" Medio tutissimus ibis." Livery — Green and silver.

Sons of Thomas Stansfield, Gentleman, b. 1831 ; d.

1908; tn. 1850, Hannah, d. of William Knowles,

of Todmorden, Yorks. : —
William Walker Stansfield, Gentleman, b. 1856. Res.—
Roomfield, Todmorden, Yorks. : —

Thomas Edward Knowles Stansfield, Esq., C.B.E., M.C.,
M.B., CM. (Edin.), Lt.-Col. late R.A.M.C, b. 1862; tn.
1908, Mary Caroline (d. 1926), d. of the late Hon. James
Dever of St. John, New Brunswick. Clubs— Jun. Carlton,
Royal Automobile, Ranelagh, Hurlingham.

STANSFIELD (H. Coll., 11 May 1922). Sable, three
goats trippant argent, on a chief or, two leopards' faces
of the field. Mantling sable and argent. Crest — Issuant
out of the battlements of a tower proper, a demi-goat
argent, armed and unguled or, and resting the sinister
hoof on an escutcheon also argent, thereon a cross
couped sable, charged with a leopard's face gold.
Motto—" Mantien le droit."

Sons of Sir Charles Henry Renn Stansfield, C.B., Knt.

Bach., of The Hollies, Bromley, b. 1856 ; d. 1926 ;




m. 1888, Agnes Helen, d. of James Sargent, of
Kingswood, co. Gloucester : —
Egerton Charles Henry Stansfield, Esq., b. 1884. Res. —
The Hollies, Bromley, Kent.

Alfred Herbert Bridges Stansfield, Esq., b. 1887.
Arthur Reginald Grey Stansfield, Esq., b. 1890.

STANTON of Snelston Hall and Greenfield (H. Coll.).
Quarterly, 1 and 4, vair argent and sable, on either side of
the honour point an inescutcheon gules, charged with a cross
patee fitch6e or (for Stanton) ; 2. per pale nebuly azure and
sable, three demi-lions couped, each holding between the
paws a cross-crosslet fitchee or (for Harrison) ; 3. gyronny
of eight argent and vert, a lion rampant regardant erminois
(for Evans). Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, a lion passant or, holding in the
dexter fore-paw a cross patte fitchee gules in front of two
wheat-ears gold. Motto— " Exaltavit me in petra."

Sons of Henry Stanton, Gentleman, of Snelston Hall,

B.A. (Oxon. ), Barrister-at-Law, formerly Lieut. Duke

of Lancaster's Yeomanry Cavalry, b. 1851 ; d. 1922 ;

m. 1891, Angelica Florence (Snelston Hall, Ashbourne,

co. Derby), d. of late F. A. Williamson of 6 Stanhope

Gardens, S.W. :—

Henry Guy Stanton, Esq., Lieut, (ret.) R.N., b. 1892;

m. 1914 ; and has issue. Res. — Ochiltree, Elphinstone

Road, Hastings.

John Percy Stanton, Esq., Capt. and Adjt. Roy. Scots
Greys, b. 1899.

Son of Henry Stanton, Esq., J. P., of Greenfield,

Thelwall, Cheshire, b. 1815 ; d. 1890; m. 1850, Juliana

Bowyer (d. 191 5), d. and h. of John Harrison, Esq.,

J. P., D. L. , of Snelston Hall, Derbyshire, by Elizabeth

his wife, d. and h. of Edmund Evans, Gentleman, of

Yeldersley, Derbyshire: —

Rev. Wilfrid James Stanton, M.A. (Oxon.), b. 1861 ;

m. 1917, Henrietta Mary, yngst. d. and co-h. of the late

Henry Master Feilden, M.P., of Witton Park, Blackburn.

Res. — Eaton Lodge, Rugeley, Stafford. Club — Royal


STANTON of The Thrupp, Glos. (H. Coll., 1914). Or,
two chevronels sable between three fleurs-de-lys gules, in
the centre point a torteau, all within a bordure engrailed
of the second. Mantling sable and or. Crest — On a
mount vert, a wolf sejant or, guttee-de-sang, holding in
the dexter paw a fieur-de-lys gules. Motto — " Dum spiro

Elder sons of Rev. William Henry Stanton, M.A., J. P.,

Hon. Canon of Gloucester, R.D. , Rector of Hasleton-

with-Yanworth, b. 1824; d. 1910 ; m. 1851, Mary, d. of

Charles Lawrence of The Querns, Cirencester: —

William Lawrence Stanton, Gentleman, b, 1854 ; m. 1885,

Mary Lilian, d. of Rev. F. Hill of Aban Court, Cheltenham ;

and has issue — William Frank Stanton, Gentleman, b. 1887

{m. 1915, Annie Violet, d. of James H. dimming, ot

Valparaiso; and has issue — 2 daus.]; and Beatrice Mary.

Seat — Meysey-Hampton, Glos.

Rev. Alfred Herbert Stanton, Vicar of St. Peter-in-the-
East, Oxford, b. 1856 ; m. 1883, Edith Eleanor, d. of Henry
William Cripps, Esq., Q.C., of Beechwood, Bucks. ; and
has issue — Mary Katharine [m. 1914, A. S. Mott] ; Hilda
Ediih ; and Rosa Grace [m. 1918, Z. N. Brooke]. Res. —
St. Peter's Vicarage, Oxford.

Son of Joseph Wilfred Stanton, Gentleman, b. i860;
d. 1915 ; m. 1886, Blanche Isabel, d. of J. Press of
Clifton :—
John Lathom Stanton, Gentleman, b. 1901.

Yngst. son of Rev. William Henry Stanton (see
above) : —
Maj.-Gen. Sir Henry Ernest Stanton, K.C.M.G., C.B.
<i9ii), D.S.O. (1887), R.A. (ret.), b. 1861 ; m. 1899, Olive
Talbot, d. of the late Gen. Sir Robert Low, G.C.B. ; and
has issue — Joseph Edward Low Stanton, Esq., b. 1905 ; and
Constance Doris. Res.- — Burgh Fields, Bourton-on-the-
Water. Club — Naval and Military.

Sons of Gen. Sir Edward Stanton, K.C.B., K.C.M.G.,

b. 1827; d. 1907; m. 1862, Margaret Constance, d. of

late Thomas Starkey of Springwood: — ■

Major Edward Alexander Stanton, C.M.G., Oxfordshire

Lt. Inf. (ret.), Governor of Khartoum 1900-9, Mil. Governor

Northern Palestine 1918-20, b. 1867 ; m. 1900, Isabel

Mary, d. of Capt. H. C. Willes, late 23rd R. Welsh Fus. ;

and has issue — Edward Charles Stanton, Esq., b. 1912 ;

and Eileen Isabel. Res.— The Tower House, Woolton

Hill, Newbury.

Major Reginald William Starkey Stanton, O.B.E., R.O.,

late Yorksh. Lt. Inf., b. 1877; m. 1906, Margaret Ursula,

d. of Lieut.-Col. H. F. Hill, late Essex Regt. Club—

Army and Navy.

Son of Major Harold James Clifford Stanton, M.V.O.,
K.O. Scottish Borderers, b. 1859; d. 1927; m. 1895,
Henrietta, d. of late Sir Alexander Jardine, Bart.,
of Applegarth : —
James Basil Maule Stanton, Esq., Capt. K.O. Scottish

Borderers, b. 1896 ; m. 1914, Phoebe Christian, d. of Col.

Francis Bowen, R. Army Pay Corps ; and has issue — Harold

Francis Clifford Stanton, Gentleman, b. 1915. Res. —

Son of James Thomas Stanton, Esq., J. P., of The
Leaze, Stonehouse, co. Gloucester, late 68th Regt.
Bengal N.I., b. 1830; d. 1906; m. 1856, Louisa Love-
day, d. of John Biddell of Stratford Abbey, Stroud: —
Major Charles John Stanton, Roy. Fus., b. 1863 ; m.

1904, Marie Jeanne, widow of Capt. Sutton and d. of Hon.

Mr. Justice Routhier of Quebec. Res. — ■

Sons of Major-Gen. Frederick Smith Stanton, b. 1832 ;
d. 1892; m. 1862, Anne Maria, eld. d. of Thomas
Starkey of Springwood : —
Brig. -Gen. Frederick William Starkey Stanton, D.S.O.

(1908), late R.K.,b. 1863; m. 1904, Louisa Maud, eld. d.

of J. T. Stanton of The Leaze. Clubs — Jun. United Service,


James Craven Maurice Stanton, Gentleman, b. 1866.


Col. Yorkshire Hussars Territorial Yeomanry, T.D. , J. P. and
D.L. forW.R. Yorks. (by Royal Licence, dated Dec. 7, 1887,
he and his issue were authorised to take the surname of
Stanyforth instead of, and in substitution of, that of Green-
wood, and to bear the arms of Staniforth, in accordance
with the will of his great-uncle, the Rev. Thomas Stani-
forth). Born June 28, 1861, being the son of John Green-
wood, Esq., of Swarcliffe Hall, co. Yorks., M.P., J.P., and
D.L. , by Louisa Elizabeth his wife, eldest dau. of Nathaniel
Clark Barnardiston of The Ryes, co. Suffolk. Armorial

bearings — Erminois, on a fesse wavy gules, three lions
rampant argent. Mantling gules and or. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, on a mount vert, a lion sejant ermine,
gorged with a collar azure, thereon three plates. Motto —
" Suivez raison." Married, March 12, 1888, Mary Evelyn,
only child and h. of Admiral Thomas Barnardiston ; and




has 7««if — Ronald Thomas Stanyforth, Esq., M.C., Capt.
17th Lancers, served in the European War 1914 (wounded),
b. 1892 ; and Madge \m. 19 12, Major Frederick Bell, Gordon
Highlanders]. Seat — Kirk Hammerton Hall, co. Yorks.
Clubs — White's, Orleans, Wellington.

26, 1866, being the second son of the late Sir John Staples,
K.C.M.G., by his wife Mary Anne Elizabeth, dau. of Henry
Gillett of Hampstead. Armorial bearings (H. Coll. , 1886)
— Argent, a chevron engrailed azure, gutt^e-d'eau, between
three escutcheons sable, each charged with a staple of the
first. Mantling azure and argent. Crest -Upon the
battlements of a tower or, a swan rising argent, beaked and
legged proper, ducally gorged or, in the beak a staple sable.
Married June 6, 1896, Violet Maud Margaret, dau. of Sir
Albert Altman ; and has Issue — Dorothy Violet Alice ; and
Muriel Maud Mabel. Postal address — High Coombe, Bal-
combe, Sussex. Club — Junior Carlton.

STAPLES-BROWNE. Quarterly, 1 and 4, sable, a
bend engrailed ermine, on a chief argent, an escallop gules,
between two torteaux (for Browne) ; 2 and 3, ermine, on
a bend azure, between two fleurs-de-lys gules, three leopards'
heads jessant-de-lys or (for Staples). Mantling azure and

argent. Crests — 1. upon a wreath of the colours, an eagle
displayed sable, wings fretty, resting each claw on a mullet
or (for Browne) ; 2. out of a crown vallary argent, a lion's
head affronted gules, sem6e-de-lys, and ducally crowned
or (for Staples). Motto — " Sans Dieu rien. "

Son of Frederick John Staples- Browne, Esq., of Brash-
field House, Bicester, J. P., Barrister-at-Law, b. 1844;
d. 191 2; m. 1867, Mary Jane (d. 1917*, only dau. of
Charles Edward Molineux, Esq., J. P., of Oakley
House, Penkridge, co. Stafford : —
Richard Charles Staples-Browne, Gentleman, M.B.E.,
M.A. (Camb. ), b. 1881 ; in 1st, 1909, Sylvia Maud (d. 1910),
second d of late Sir Charles Philip Huntington, 1st Bart. ;
2nd, 1926, Katharine, yngr. d. of the late John Davidson
Wilson, of Onslow House, Che^ter-le-Street, co. Durham,
and widow of Hubert Hilditch Johns, 2nd Lieut, Border
Regt. Res. — Butler's Court, Alvescot, Oxfordshire. Clubs
— Jun. Athenaeum, Ranelagh.

STAPLETON-BRETHERTON. Per chevron indented
sable and argent, in chief two lions passant and in base a
cross raguly flory counterchanged. Mantling; sable and
argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, in front of a
demi-unicorn argent, a portcullis sable.

Sons of Frederick Annesley Stapleton-Bretherton,

Esquire, of Heathfield House, Fareham, J. P. and D.L.
Lanes., and J. P. Hants. ; assumed by R.L., June 23,
1884, the additional surname of Stapleton, in compliance
with a clause in the will of Mary Stapleton-Bretherton
(Marchesa Stapleton-Bretherton), widow, firstly, of
William Gerard, and secondly, of Hon. Gilbert
Stapleton (brother of Miles Thomas, Lord Beaumont),
and only dau. and heiress of Bartholomew Bretherton
of Rainhill, b. 1841 ; d. 1919; ?n. 1869, Hon. Isabella
Mary (d. 1919), second dau. of Rt. Hon. William
Bernard, twelfth Lord Petre : —
Frederick Bartholomew Joseph Stapleton-Bretherton,
Esq., Major (ret.) Res. of Officers, Lancashire Hussars
Yeomanry Cavalry, served S.Africa, and Great War 1914-19
with Cavalry Corps, and Desert Mounted Corps, D.A.A.G.
to Lord Rawlinson in N. Russia, b. 1873 ; m. 1894, Bertha
Mary, third d. of the Hon. Albert Stourton, and has had
issue — Osmond Frederick Stapleton-Bretherton, Gentle-
man, Lieut. 9th Lancers, b. 1898 ; killed in action 1918 ;
Ruth Mary Elizabeth [m. 19 17, Major Ronald V. C. Bodley,
M.C.]; and Mary Henrietta. Res.— Attington House,
Tetsworth, Oxon. Clubs— Turf, White's, Bucks.

Edmund Joseph Stapleton Bretherton, Esq., late temp.
Major Remount Corps, served Great War, b. 1881 ; m. 1919,
Elizabeth Marion, d. of Lt.-Col. William Henry Stopford
Heron-Maxwell. Res. — Old House, Little Abington, co.

Vincent Stapleton-Bretherton, Gentleman, M.C, served
Great War with R.E., b. . Res.—

STAPLETON-COTTON (H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1 and
4, azure, a chevron between three hanks of cotton argent,
in chief, pendent from a ribbon gules, a representation of a
medal presented to the 1st Vise, after the battle of Sala-
manca (Cotton); 2 and 3, argent, a lion rampant sable
(Stapleton). Mantling azure and argent. Crests — 1. on a
wreath of the colours, a falcon proper, wings expanded,
belled or, holding in the dexter claw a belt azure, buckled
of the second ; 2. (of augmentation) on a wreath of the
colours, upon a mount vert, a soldier of the 3rd Regt. of
Light Dragoons, mounted all proper, in the attitude of
charging the enemy, and over this crest in anescroll azure,
the word " Salamanca" in letters of gold ; 3, on a wreath
of the colours, out of a ducal coronet or, a Saracen's head
couped at the shoulders affronted, wreathed round the
temples argent and sable. Motto — " In utraque fortuna

Only son of Rt. Hon. Sir Robert Wellington Stapleton-
Cotton, 3rd Vise. Combermere, J. P., Lieut. Salop Yeo.
Cav. , b. 1845; d- l8 9 8 • m - 2r >d, 1880, Isabel Marian,
d. of Sir George Chetwynd, 3rd Bt. : —
Rt. Hon. Sir Francis Lynch Wellington Stapleton-
Cotton, 4th Viscount Combermere (8 Feb. 1827), Baron
Combermere of Combermere in the Co. Palatine of Cheshire
(17 May 1814), and a Bart. (29 Mar. 1677), Lieut, late
R.G.A., served Great War [Supporters— Two falcons,
wings expanded and endorsed proper, belled cr, the dexter
supporting aspearalso proper, therefrom flowing a standard,
swallow-tailed vert.semeeof estoilesor, streamers and tassels
of the last ; and the sinister supporting a like spear, there-
from flowing a yellow standard, swallow-tailed, streamers
and tassels of the last], b. 1887 ; m. 1st, 1913, Hazel Louisa
(marriage dissolved 1926), yr. d. of late Henry de Courcy
Agnew, sec. son of Sir Andrew Agnew, 8th Bart. ; 2nd,
1927, Constance Marie Katherine, yngst. d. of Lt.-Col. Sir
Francis Dudley Williams-Drummond, K.B.E., of Hafod-
neddyn, Carmarthen. Res. — Neuadd, Crickhowell, Brecon-

Sons of Hon. Richard Southwell George Stapleton-

Cotton, Col. Scots Gds., J. P. Cheshire and Salop,

b. 1849 ; d. 1925 ; m. 1870, Hon. Jane Charlotte, d. of

2nd Baron Methuen : —

Richard Greville Arthur Wellington Stapleton-Cotton,

Esq., C.B., C.B.E., M.V.O., Rear-Adm. (ret.) Naval

A.D.C. to King George 1922-3; Adm. Supt. Gibraltar

Dockyard 1925-27, has Order of the Crown of Italy,

b. 1873 ; m. 1910, Olive Harriet, O.B.E., yr. d. of Col. Sir

Edward T. D. Cotton-Jodrell, K.C.B. Club— Naval and


Robert Francis Stapleton-Cotton, Esq., late Col. R.F.C. ,
served in the Matabele Campaign 1896-7, South African
War 1899-1900, and Great War 1914, b. 1876; m. 1905,
Violet Maud, third d. of the late Sir Frederick Hervey-
Bathurst, 4th Bart. Res. —





J. P., D.L., and late C.C. North Riding, co. ofYorks., C.C.
1928, Easingwold, Lord of the Manor of Eston, Hon. Major
Yorkshire Hussars, late Lt.-Col. R.A.S.C. , formerly 21st
Lancers, Master York and Ainsty N. Pack 1906-1909,
Master 1909-1910, Joint-Master 1912-1914, D.P.G.M.,
P.G.M.M., P.G. Prior of Freemasons N. and E. Prov.
Yorks. Born March 28, 1869, being the eldest son of the

late Martin Bryan Stapylton, Gentleman, B.A. Oxon. , and
Barrister-at-Law, by his wife Mary Jane, eldest dau. of John
Brymer of Ilsington House, Dorset. Armorial bearings —
Argent, a lion rampant sable. Mantling sable and argent.
Crest — Out of a ducal coronet or, a Saracen's head
proper. Motto — " Fide sed cui vide." Married, Feb. 14,
1900, Norah Evelyn, second dau. of J. Horatio Love, Esq.,
J. P. of Hawkhills, Easingwold ; and has had Issue — Miles
Henry Stapylton, Gentleman, b. Jan. 29, 1901 ; d. 1915 ;
Ursula Evelyn Mary ; Norah Cecilia ; and Katharine
Violet. Estates — Myton and Eston, near Middlesborough,
both in the co. of Yorks. Seat — Myton Hall, Helperby,
Yorks. Clubs — Cavalry, Army and Navy, Ranelagh, York-
shire (York), Farmers' (London)

STARKE (L.O., 1885). Quarterly, 1 and 4, azure, a
chevron argent, between a bull's head erased and two acorns
in chief, and in base a key fessewise, wards downwards or
(Stark); 2 and 3, gules, a martlet between three cinquefoils
argent, a bordure embattled or (Hamilton). Crests — 1. a
dexter hand proper, gripping by the lug and the horn a bull's
head downwards, erased or, distilling drops of blood proper ;
2. an antelope's head proper, gbrged and attired gules.
Mottoes — " Fortiorum fortia facta " (Stark) ; " Invia virtuti
pervia" (Hamilton) ; and below the shield, " Auxilio Dei."
Only surv. son of James Starke of Troqueer Holm,

b. ; d. ; m. , , d. of John

Hamilton : —
Maj.-Gen. William Starke, b. . Res. —


STARKEY of Wrenbury Hall (H. Coll.). Quarterly,
i and 4, argent, a stork sable, beaked and legged gules,
charged on the breast with an annulet or, and (for dis-
tinction, a canton sable (Starkey) ; 2 and 3, quarterly, ermine
and gules, in the first quarter a cross crosslet of the last,
and in the fourth quarter a plummet sable (Cross). Mant-
ling sable and argent. Crest— 1. upon a wreath of the
colours, a stork's head erased per pale azure and gules,
gorged (for distinction) with a collar gemel argent on the
neck an annulet as in the arms, in the beak gules a snake
vert, on the head a ducal crown or (Starkey) ; 2. on a

wreath of the colours, on a mount vert, a stork ermine,-
beaked and legged gules, holding in the beak a plummet
sable, the dexter claw resting on a cross crosslet as in the
arms (Cross).

Son of Samuel Cross-Starkey, Esq., J. P., Major

H.E.I.C.S. (ret.), b. 1807 ; m. 2nd, 1853, Eleanor, d.

of Charles Robert Simpson of Waterloo, Liverpool : —
Walter Hewitt Starkey, Gentleman, h. 1857. Res. —

Son of Francis Vere Starkey, Gentleman, b. i860 ; d.

1898 ; m. 1883, Frances, eldest d. of late W. H.

Partington: —
Kenneth Vere Starkey, Gentleman, b. 1887 ; m. 1919,
Daisy Gladys (d. 1923), d. of R. J. Reidy of Elmslea,
Beckenham, and Rio de Janeiro. Seat — Wrenbury Hall,
Nantwich, co. Chester.

STARKEY of Norwood Park ( H. Coll. ). Argent, a bend
engrailed vair between six storks sable. Mantling sable
and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a'stork
argent, semee of estoiles azure. Motto — " Homo proponit,

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