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had issue — (1) Francis William Thicknesse, Esq., D.S.O.,

Major R.A. , b. 1886, killed in action, 1917; (2) Rev.

Cuthbert Carroll Thicknesse, Rector of Wigan, Rural Dean

and Canon of Liverpool, b. 1887 [m. Rhoda, d. of Rev. M.

Pratt, and has issue — Ralph Thicknesse, Gentleman,

b. 1921]; Joyce Mary [m. , Rev. H. C. Montgomery

Campbell, M.C., Rector of Hornsey] ; and Bridget Dorothea

[m. 1915, Col. R. H. D. Tompson, C.M.G., D.S.O.].

Res. — St. George's Rectory, 15 Grosvenor Street, W.

Sons of Lt.-Col. John Audley Thicknesse, Somerset
Light Inf., b. 1869 ; d. on active service, 1916 ; m. 1897,
Phyllis Margaret, d. of Henry Woodcock of Bolnore,
Sussex : —
Henry John Anthony Thicknesse, Gentleman, Lieut.
R.A., b. 1899.

Ralph Neville Thicknesse, Gentleman, Lieut. Somerset
L.I., b. 1901. Res. —

THISELTON-DYER (H. Coll., 27 April 1840)— Party
per chevron argent and or, on a chevron vert, between two
mullets in chief gules, and a portcullis in base sable, three
pigeons proper. Crest — Out of a crown vallary or, a
goat's head sable, armed and gorged with a collar gemel
also or. Motto — " Spectemur agendo."

Son of Sir William Turner Thiselton-Dyer, K.C.M.G.

(1899), CLE., M.A. Oxford, B.Sc. (London), LL.D.

(Glasgow), Sc.D. (Camb.), J. P. co. Gloucester, b. 1843 ;

d. 1928; m. June 23, 1877, Harriet Ann, dau. of Sir

Joseph Dalton Hooker, G.C.S.I., O.M., C.B.:—
George Henry Thiselton-Dyer, Esq., M.Inst.C.E., b.
1879 ; m. 1910, Violet Rosa Alice, d. of late Michael
Driscoll, R.N. Postal address. —The Ferns, Witcbmbe,

TH1STLETHWAYTE of Southwick Park (granted by
Segar 1607, H. Coll.). Or, on a bend azure, three pheons
of the field. Mantling azure and or. Crests — 1. on a
wreath of the colours, a demi-lion azure, holding a pheon
or ; 2. on a ducal crown or, an eagle displayed sable.

Sons of Thomas Thistlethwayte, Esq., of Southwick

Park, Hants., b. 1809; d. 190c; m. 1850, Eizabeth

Catherine, d. of Lt.-Gen. the Hon. Sir Hercules Robert

Pakenham, K.C.B.:—

Lt.-Col. Evelyn William Thistlethwayte, late King's

Royal Rifle Corps, b. 1861. Seat — Southwick Park,

Fareham, Hants.

Robert Richard Thistlethwayte, Gentleman, b. 1863.
Res. — 7 Elm Park Gardens, W.

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pale argent and sable, two chevronels between as many
boars' heads erased in chief and a boar statant in base,
and (for distinction) in the centre chief point a cross
crosslet all counterchanged. Mantling' sable and argent.

Son of Edward David Thomas, Esq., of Cefndyrys, J
J. P., D.L. , b. 1839 ; d. 1923 ; m. 1869, Caroline Louisa,
eld. d. of Charles W. Greenly of Titley Court, Here-
fordsh. :—
Edward Aubrey Thomas, Esq., J. P. and (1923) High
Sheriff co. Radnor, J. P. co. Brecon, B.A. (Oxon.), Barrister-
at-Law, b. 1872; m. 1901, Evelyn Mary, d. of John Charles
Salt, and has issue — Edward Llewelyn Thomas, Gentleman,
b. 1904; Quentin Aubrey Thomas, Gentleman, b. 191 1;
Winifred Alice; DorUhy Evelyn; and Margaret Eira.
Seat — Cefndyrys, Builth, co. Brecon.

Sons of Lt.-Col. Evan Aubrey Thomas, of Overross,
Ross, late 7th Dragoon Guards, b. 1845 ; d. ; m.

1st, 1882, Constance Ida (d. 1884), only d. of John
Rocke of Clungunford House, co. Salop ; 2nd, 1888,
Blanche Emily, d. of Penry Williams, of Penpont,
co. Brecon : —
Evan Meredyth Rocke (formerly Thomas) to whom refer.
Edward Penry Thomas, Esq., Comdr. R.N., b. 1890.
Son of David William Jones Thomas, Gentleman, 6.
1841 ; d. 1899; m. 1862, Elizabeth Grace (d. 1888), d.
of Commander J. G. Philipps, R.N. : —
David Williams Evan Thomas, Gentleman, b. 1866; m.
1899, Elizabeth Agnes, d. of Col. Langdon, R.A.M.C. ; and
has issue. Res. — St. John's Mount, Brecon.

Sons of Rev. William Jones Thomas of Llanthomas,
co. Brecon, J. P. cos. Hereford, Brecon, and Radnor,
Vicar of Llamgow, co. Brecon, b. 1811; d. 1886; m.
1839, Anne Elizabeth, only child of Rev. John Jones,
M.A. , of Hereford : —
Lt.-Col. Henry Evan Pateshall Pateshall (q.v. ).
Walter Sandys Thomas, Gentleman, b. 1853. Res.—
Llanthomas, Hay, Brecon.

THOMAS (H. Coll.). Azure, a pale cottised between
two bull's heads caboshed argent, armed or, on a chief of
the last a miner's pick and spade in saltire sable, between
two ram's heads caboshed gules. Mantling azure and

Crest — On a wreath of the colours, upon a mount vert,
a boar's head erased argent, thereon an eagle preying
sable, the boar's head charged for distinction with a cross
crosslet also sable. Motto — " Toujours prest."

Only son of Andrew Thomas Thom-Postlethwaite

(formerly Thorn), Gentleman, of The Hollins, b. 1848 ;

d. 1909; m. 1885, Elizabeth, d. of John PostlethwaLe,

Gentleman : —
Andrew Cecil Scott Thom-Postlethwaite, Genileman,
B.A. (Camb.), Barrister-at-Law, b. 1888 ; m. 1918, Gertrude
Adele Roope, d. of Sir Richard Roope Linthorne, and has
issue — Humphrey Richard Miles Thorn - Postlethwaite,
Gentleman, b. 1919 ; and Lome Cecil Roope. Res. — The
Hollins, nr. Whitehaven, Cumberland.


THOMAS of Wenvoe (H. Coll. Arms confd. and Crest
granted by William Segar, Garter, 13 Nov. 1618). Sable,
a chevron ermine, and a canton of the same. Mantling
gules, doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours,
a demi-unicorn ermine, the horn, beard, mane, and hoofs
gold, supporting an escutcheon sable. Motto — •" Virtus
invicta gloriosa."

Son of Sir Godfrey Vignoles Thomas, 9th Bart., C. B. ,

C.B.E., D.S.O., Brig.-Gen. R.A., D.L. Essex, b. 1856 ;

d. 1919 ; m. 1887, Mary Frances Isabelle, d. of Charles

Oppenheim : —
Sir Godfrey John Vignoles Thomas, 10th Bart. (24 Dec.
1694), K.C.V.O., C.S.I. , Private Sec. to H.R.H. the Prince
of Wales, b. 1889 : m. 1924, Diana, d. of Ven. Benedict
George Hoskyns, Archdeacon of Chichester, and has issue —
Godfrey Michael David Thomas, Esq., b. 1925. Res. —
Wynters, Harlow ; Marlborough Gate, St. James's Palace,
S.W.i. Clubs— Bath, Marlborough.

THOMAS of Cefndyrys, formerly of Welfield, Builth,
co. Brecon (H. Coll., 22 March, 1797). Per pale argent and
gules, on a chevron engrailed, two gryphons passant com-
batant counterchanged, a chief wavy azure, charged with
three cinquefoils argent. Mantling gules and argent. Crest
— Out ofa mural crown argent, a demi-sea horse gules, crined
or, charged on the shoulder with a cinquefoil argent, and
in the paws an anchor erect sable resting on the mural
crown. Motto — " I Dduw bo'r diolch."

argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, in front of
a lion sejant gules, charged on the shoulder with a cross
couped, two estoiles or. Motto — " Cynt cwrdd dau ddyn
na dau fynydd."

Only son of Zephaniah Thomas, of Tynyllwyn,
Mynyddislwyn, Mon., b. 1831 ; d. 1906; m. 1854,
Elizabeth, d. of William Hopkins, of Mynyddislwyn,
Mon. : —
Azariah Thomas, Esq., F.R.S.A., J. P. New South
Wales, b. 1855; m. 1898, Deborah, d. of Evan Rees,
Esq., J.P., F.R.A.S., and has issue — Trevor Maitland
Thomas, Gentleman ; and Ivor Gwynne Thomas, Gentle-
man, M.B..B.S. (Sydney) (twins), b. 1901 ; and Bronwen




, Maglona [m. 1927, William Henry Knight], Res. —
Troedyrhiw, Vaux ; and Brynglas, Maitland (both
N.S.W.). Postal* address — Brynglas, West Maitland,

THOMAS (H. Coll., 26 Sept. 1921). Per chevron
sable and or, in chief two eagles' heads erased argent,
each entiled with an annulet of the second, and in base as

many chevronels gules. Mantling sable and or. Crest —
Upon a mural crown or, between two wings issuant
therefrom argent, a harp gold. Motto — " Spectemur

Eldest son of Owen Thomas, of Bagillt, co. Flint,
b. 183.). ; d. 1878 ; m. 1856, Eleanor, d. of David
Thomas, of Bangor, N. Wales : —
Rev. David John Thomas, O.B.E. (1924), M.A., T.C.D.,
J. P. Middx., Clerk in Holy Orders, Hon. Minor Canon of
Winchester Cathedral since 1894; Vice-Principal of
Winchester Training Coll. 1889-97, and Principal of
the Home and Colonial Training Coll., Wood Green,
N., 1897-1925, Vicar of Wolverton since 1925, b. 1862 ;
m. 1894, Lalah (d. 1927), d. of the Rev. James
Thomas, Rector of Llanwyddelan, Montgomery ; and
has issue — (1) James Owen Thomas, Gentleman, M.A.,
Worcester Coll., Oxford, b. 1895 [m. 1926, Marjorie Helen
Connanj ; (2) David Winton Thomas, Gentleman, M.A.,
St. John's College, Oxford, b. 1901 ; (3) Arthur Llewellyn
Thomas, Gentleman, b. 1902 ; Eleanor Mary [m. 1924,
Thomas Colley, Esq., F.R.C.S.] ; and Gwladys J Noel.
Res. — The Vicarage, Wolverton, Bucks.

THOMAS (R.L., 28 June 1786. H. Coll.). Argent, three
lions rampant gules, a chief azure. Mantling gules and
argent. Crest—On a wreath of the colours, a demi-lion
rampant gules, on the shoulder an ermine-spot argent.

Son of Freeman Frederick Thomas, Esq., of Ratton
and Yapton, co. Sussex, J. P., b. 1838; d. 1868; m.
1863, Mabel, d. of Henry, 1st Viscount Hampden,
G. C.B. , late Speaker of the House of Commons : —
Rt. Hon. Sir Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Viscount
Willingdon [q.v. ).

Son^ of Rev. Charles Edward Thomas, Rector of

Hemsworth, b. 1823; d. 1901 ; m. 1848, Georgiana
Mary, d. and coh. of Col. Hon. Henry Hely-Hutchin-
son, brother of 3rd Earl of Donoughmore: —
Charles Freeman Thomas, Gentleman, b. i860. Res. —
George Pelham Thomas, Gentleman, b. 1864. Res. —
Francis Inigo Thomas, Gentleman, b. 1865. Res. —

THOMAS (H. Coll., 19 Jan. 1907). Per fesse or and
vert, a hospital tent proper. Mantling vert and or. Crest —
On a wreath of the colours, upon a rock sable, a goat statant
argent, armed or, collared gules. Motto — "Gwell pwyll
nac aur." Livery — Green, buff facings.

Son of Evan Thomas of Cwmgefeile, co. Cardigan, b.
1816 ; d. 1889; m. i860, Mary, d. of John Lewis: —

Sir John Lvnn Lynn-Thomas, K.B.E. (Mil. 1919), C.B.
(1900). C.M.G. (1917), F.R.C.S., J.P. Cardiganshire (High
Sheriff 1907) and Glamorganshire, Junior Deputy-Chancellor
University of Wales, Senior Surgeon to Welsh Hospitals in
S. African War 1899-1900, Col. A. M.S., b. 1861 ; m. 1892,
Mary Rosina, only d. of late Edward Jenkins of Cardiff ; and
has had issue — Charles Ivan Lynn-Thomas, Esq., b. 1896;
d. 1928 ; Carlotta Mary Lynn ; and Gwenith Rosina Lynn
[m. 1925, Philip Compton Coard, of Colombo]. Res. —
Llwyndyrys, Llechryd, Cardiganshire. Clubs — Garrick,
Royal Automobile.

THOMAS (H. Coll.). Per fesse sable and ermine, a lion
rampant between five crosses pat^e fitch^e, two in chief and
three in base, two in saltire and one in pale, all counter-
changed. Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, a lion rampant sable, gorged with
a collar vair, holding in the dexter paw three crosses pate>
fitch^e, two in saltire and one in pale, argent.

Sons of : —

William Thomas, Esq., J.P. , b. . Res. —

Rev. Llewellyn J. Pugh Thomas, M.A., b. , Res. —

Allport Rectory, Much Hadham.

THOMAS (H. Coll , 31 Oct. 1922). Argent, on a fesse
dancettee sable, between three Cornish choughs' heads
erased proper, as many water-bougets of the field.

ntling sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the

colours, upon the battlements of a tower argent, a
Cornish chough rising proper. Motto — " Je maintiendrai




que jegagnerai." Livery — Drab, black collar and cuffs,
black and white striped waistcoat.

Sons of Augustus William Thomas, Esq., Lieut. -Col.

late comdg. 5th Batt. The Norfolk Regt., b. 1858 ;

d. 1917 ; m. 1 89 1, Fanny Laura, d. of William

Glyn, Clerk of the House of Commons, of Gloucester

Street, Warwick Square, S.W. : —
William Frederic Patten Thomas, Esq., M.C., Capt.
1st Batt. S. Staffs. Regt., b. 1896; m. 1918, Margaret
Sybil, d. of Norman Chester McLeod, late H.M. Con-
servator of Forests, Gold Coast ; and has issue — Anne
Hazel Margaret Patten ; Denise Joan Patten. Res. —
Swaffham, Norfolk. Club — Naval and Military.

Philip Chichele Patten Thomas, Esq., Lieut. R.N.,
b. 1902. Club — Naval and Military.

M.D. (Edin.) 1878, M.R.C.S. (Eng.), J.P. and D.L. for
Monmouthshire, J.P. Newport, J.P. and High Sheriff for
Cardiganshire. Born Oct. 1853, being the youngest son of
the late Lewis Thomas of Panteryrod, Cardiganshire.
Armorial bearings —Argent, in chief five doves, wings
elevated proper, three and two, and in base issuing from
a mount vert, seven ears of wheat stalked and leaved proper.
Mantling vert and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the
colours, upon a garb fesseways or, an eagle displayed proper,
holding in the beak a staff or, entwined by a serpent vert.
Motto — " Egni a lwydd." Livery — Dark blue, silver
buttons. Married, Nov. 1879, Eleanor (d. 1926), dau. of
the late R. H. Richards, Newport, Monmouth; and has
Issue— Richard Noel Garrod Thomas, Esq., b. Dec. 1884;
Dora; and Mildred. Seat— Bron-y-gaer, Newport, Mon.

THOMAS of Birchwood Grange (H. Coll.). Argent, a
bend gules, between in chief a pick sable, and in base a
rose of the second, barbed and seeded proper, all within a
bordure also of the second. Mantling gules and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, upon a branch of olive
fessewise, an owl affrontee proper. Badge — Upon a
cross tau gules, an owl's head proper. Motto — -" Duw ein

Son of Thomas James Thomas : —

Sir William James Thomas, 1st Bart. (10 May, 1919),
Knt. Bach. (1914), J. P., D.L. co. Glamorgan, b. 1867 ;
m. 1917, Maud Mary, d. of George Cooper, of Bexhill-on-
Sea ; and has issue — William James Cooper Thomas, Esq.,
b. 1919 ; Geoffrey George Mansel Thomas, Esq., b. 1926 ;
Maureen Elizabeth. Seats — Birchwood Grange, Penylan,
Cardiff ; Brynawel, Ynyshir, Rhondda.

THOMAS of Cwmbach (H. Coll.). Azure, a goat
salient argent, bridled sable, with line reflexed over the
back or, in chief a castle of the second, masoned of the
third, between two plates. Mantling azure and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, upon a mount vert,
a tower argent, masoned sable, between two double-
headed battleaxes erect or. Motto — " Gwylia."

Son of Henry Thomas, of Cwmbach, Llanelly : —

John Henry Thomas, Esq., J.P. and (19 19) High
Sheriff co. Carmarthen, b. . Res. — Cwmbach,

Llanelly, Carmarthen ; 2 Wedderburn House, Wedder-
burn Road, Hampstead, N.W.

THOMAS of Garreglwyd. Per pale gules and azure,
on a chevron argent, between in chief a sower in the
act of scattering seed, and an eagle displayed, and in base
a garb all or, three fleurs-de-lys sable. Mantling gules
and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, upon
waves of the sea a ship in full sail proper, between two
ancnors in bend, stocks upwards sable. Motto — " Fac
recte et nil time."

Son of William Thomas, Esq., J. P., of Anglesey and
Bootle :—

Sir Robert John Thomas, 1st Bart. (5 July, 1918),
of Garreglwyd, co. Anglesey, M.P. Wrexham 1918-22,
and for Anglesey since 1923, b. 1873 ; m. 1908, Marie
Rose, d. of Arthur Burrows, of Shanghai; and has issue —
William Eustace Rhyddlad Thomas, Esq., b. 1909;
Robert Freeman Thomas, Esq., b. 191 1. Seat — Garre-
glwyd, Holyhead, N. Wales. Club — Reform.

THOMAS of Yapton. Argent, three lions rampant
gules, a chief azure. Mantling gules and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a demi-lion rampant
gules. Motto — " Honesty is the best policy."

Son of Sir George Sidney Meade Thomas, 6th Bart. ,

b. 1847 ; d. 1918 ; m. 1874, Edith Margaret (d. 1920), I
d. of the late Morgan Hugh Foster, Esq., C.B., of
Brickhill, Beds. :—
Sir George Alan Thomas, 7th Bart., of Yapton Place,

Sussex (6 Sept. 1766), b. 1881. Res. — Westaway,

Godalming, Surrey.

Only surv. son of Sir William Sidney Thomas, 5th
Bart., Capt. R.N., b. 1807 ; d. 1867 ; by his 1st
wife, m. 1843, Thomasin (d. 1853), d. of Capt. Henry
Haynes, R.N. : —
Fredeiick Louis Charles Thomas, Esq., late Major

East Surrey Regt., b. 1853 ; m. 1881, Eveline May

(d. 1927), d. of Charles Shand of Colombo, and has surv.

issue — Everil Marion [m. 1914, William Charles

Cracknell] ; and May Muriel [m. 1920, J. A. McMordie].

Res.— Yapton, Camberley, Surrey.

THOMAS (H. Coll.). Party per pale argent and gules,
on a chevron engrailed, two gryphons passant combatant
countercharged, on a chief wavy azure, three cinquefoils
argent. Mantling gules and argent. CreBt— Out of a
mural crown argent, a demi-seahorse gules, crined or,

charged on the shoulder with a cinqueloil argent, and in his

paws an anchor erect sable, resting on the mural crown.

Sons of Algernon Evan-Thomas, Commander R.N.,

J.P. Breconshire and Radnorshire,^. 1852; d. 1902;

m. 1885, Lilian (d. 1913), d. of Captain William Lee,

formerly R. M.L.I. : —

Henry Algernon Evan-Thomas, Esq., D.L., J.P. and

C.C. co. Brecknock, Lieut. Res. of Officers, Welsh Gds.

b. 1895; m. 1924, Nancy Lee, d. of Col. Richard Roundell,

M.P., of Shawford House, nr. Winchester. Res. — Llwyn

Madoc, Garth, co. Brecknock. Clubs — Guards', Bachelors'.

Charles Marmaduke Evan-Thomas, Gentleman, b. 1897.

Sons of Charles Evan-Thomas, Esq., of Gnoll, co.

Glamorgan, J.P. cos. Glamorgan, Brecon, and Radnor,

D.L. co. Glamorgan, b. 1817; d. 1902; m. 1849, Cara

(d. 1909), eldest d. of Henry Shepherd Pearson: —

Edmund Lyons Evan-Thomas, Esq., J.P. cos. Brecknock

and Glamorgan (High Sheriff, rgig), b. 1856 ; m. 1883,

Lilian, d. of J. Alers Hankey ; and has surv. issue —

Marjorie ; Cara Averil ; Dorothy Eleanor [m. 1910, G. E. M.

Maurice Cowell] ; and Violet Lilian [m. 1917, Lucien Baxter,

S. African Infantry]. Res. — 15 Hyde Gardens, Eastbourne.

Llewellyn Evan-Thomas, Gentleman, b. 1859 ; m.
Mary Dulcie, d. of late Thomas William Booker of
Velvindre, co. Glamorgan; and has issue — (1) Llewellyn
Gerald Evan-Thomas, Gentleman, b. 1889 ; (2) Charles
Lindsay Evan-Thomas, Esq., Lieut. R.N., /'. 1891. Res. —
Owen Grant Evan-Thomas, Gentleman, b. 1861 ; m.
, Bessie, d. of late Joseph Walker of Bowdon Lodge,
Cheshire ; and has issue — (1) Elystan Owen Evan-Thomas,
Gentleman, b. 1891 ; (2) Glodrydd Owen Evan-Thomas,
Gentleman, b. T894. Res. —




Charles Henry Evan-Thomas, Esq., J. P. Radnor, b. 1866 ;
tn. 1918, Margery, d. of Sir William Portal, Bt., and widow
of Capt. T. G. Rawstorne. Res. — Caerwnon, Builth,

THOMAS or TREHERNE (H. Coll., 8 Sept. 1768).
Gules, on a chevron or, between three herons argent, four
barrulets azure. Mantling gules and or. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, a heron's head erased argent, gorged
with a chaplet of roses gules. Motto — " A Deo et patre."
Son of Rees Goring-Thomas, Esq., J. P., D.L. , M.A.,
of Plas Llannon, b. 1824; d. 1887; tn. 1861, Emily,
d. of Richard J. Nevill of Llangennech Park, Car-
marthen : —
Rhys Goring-Thomas, Esq., J. P. co. Carmarthen, b.
1864; m. 1st, 1886, Florence Francis (d. 1895), d. of late
S. De la Cherois-Crommelin, Esq., J. P., D. L. , of Carrow-
dore Castle, co. Down; 2nd, 1897, Helen (d. 1903), d. of
W. L. T. Foy, Esq., D.L., of Enfield, Middx., and Manor
Garden, Henley-on-Thames ; 3rd, 1912, Louisa Mary,
second d. of late Thomas Stoward of Hampstead ; and has
issue — (1) Rhys Goring-Thomas, Gentleman, b. 1895; ( 2 )
Gilbert Esdaile Foy Goring-Thomas, Gentleman, b. 1898
[t/i. 1920, Phyllis, d. of B. L. Denton-Samuel of Pontypridd,
Glamorgan, and has issue — Rhys Goring-Thomas, Gentle-
man, b. 1921 (Res. — 12 Cambrian Terrace, Borth, co.
Cardigan)]. Res. — Dorny Cottage, Craslock Road, Woking.
Club — Royal Societies'.

Son of George Treherne, Gentleman, b. 1809; d. 1878 ;
tn. 2nd, :—

Hugo Treherne, Gentleman, b. . Res. —

THOMAS of Lydbrook (H. Coll. , 5 May 1909). Potent
argent and sable, on a chevron sable five suns in splendour
or. Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of
the colours, a demi-lion rampant or, grasping in the dexter
paw a sunflower in bend sinister, stalked and leaved proper.
Motto — "Pro Deo et patria." Badge — A key, wards
upward, interlaced with an annulet or. Livery — Black.

Eldest son of Richard Thomas, b. 1814 ; d. 1895;

tn. 1835, Maria, d. of George Green of Shefford : —
Richard Thomas, Gentleman, b. 1837 ; tn. 1859 [impaling
gules, a key, wards upward, between two annulets in pale and
two flaunches or], Anne, d. of John Loveluck ; and has issue
— (1) Richard Beaumont Thomas, Gentleman, b. i860 [tn.
1888, Nora Constance, d. of James Anderson ; and has surv.
issue — Lionel Beaumont Thomas, Gentleman, b. 1893;
Reginald Alexander Beaumont Thomas, Gentleman, b.
1903; and Irene Muriel Beaumont]; (2) Frances Treherne
Thomas, Gentleman, b. 1865 [m. 1899, Margaret Elizabeth,
d. of Fred. W. Monks; and has issue — four children] ; (3)
Harold Massey Thomas, Gentleman, b. 1867 [tn. 1898,

Margaret Louisa, d. of Robinson ; and has issue — two

children]; (4) Hubert Spence Thomas, Gentleman, b. 1872

[tn. 1898, Ruby Jean Robertson, d. of Foulis; and has

issue — five children (Res. — The Laurels, Westbourne
Crescent, Whitchurch, Cardiff)]; (5) Wyndham Partridge
Thomas, Gentleman, b. 1873 [m. , Margaret Gairdner

Shankland, d. of Bell ; and has issue — two children! ;

Fanny Maud MacMullan ; and Elizabeth Mabel Brand.
Post, add.— Melingriffith, Cardiff.

THOMAS-FERRAND (R.L., 18 Jan., 1919, H. Coll.).
Quarterly, 1 and 4, argent, a cinquefoil azure, on a chief
gules, two crosses flory vair (Ferrand, R.L. 1788, originally
recorded Yorks. Vns.) ; 2 and 3, ermine, three chevronels
gules, between as many escutcheons per pale azure and
sable, each charged with an eagle displayed or, a cross
crosslet gules, for distinction (Thomas). Mantling gules
and argent. Crests — 1. on a wreath of the colours, a cubit
arm vair, charged with a cinquefoil gules, in the hand a
battleaxe proper (Ferrand) ; 2. on a wreath of the colours,
an eagle displayed ermine, holding in the beak an ear of
wheat leaved and slipped proper, in front thereof an
escutcheon per pale azure and sable, charged with an eagle
displayed or, a cross crosslet gules, for distinction (Thomas).
Motto — " Justus propositi tenax."

Second son of Gerard Thomas Worthington Ferrand,

Esq., of Towes Grange, Market Rasen, Lines. , J. P.,

Capt. Suffolk Art. Mil., b. 1836; d. 1923; tn. 1869,

Alice (d. 1902), d. of Rev. John Emra, Rector of

Biddestone, Wilts. : —

Richard Thomas Waddington Thomas- Ferrand, Esq.,

Comdr. R.N., b. 1879 ; tn. 1910, Rachel Eira Moreton,

only child of Major Samuel Moreton Thomas of Scgyborwen,

co. Glamorgan, and Coity, Exmouth, Devon, and has

issue — (1) Hugo Moreton Waddington Thomas-Ferrand,
Gentleman, b. 19 13 ; (2) Richard David Mark Waddington
Thomas-Ferrand, Gentleman, b. 1916 ; and Evelyn Wad-
dington. Seat— Edgarley Hall, Glastonbury, Somerset.
Clubs — Jun. Army and Navy, Travellers'.

Sussex, Mayor of Brighton 1910-11, 1912, and 1913, F.S.A. ,
Bair.-at-Law (Inner Temple), M.A. (Oriel Coll., Oxon.);
M.P. Brighton 1914-22, assumed the additional surname
and arms of Stanford by R.L. in 1897. Born April 3, 1858,
being the elder son of David Collet Thomas, Esq., J.F\. of
Hove, Sussex, by his wife Ann, dau. of John Lloyd, Esq.,
T.P. , of Llangwm, Denbighshire. Armorial bearings —
Quarterly, 1 and 4, per pale or and sable, on a chevron
nebuly between three bugles stringed, as many martlets all
counterchanged, and (for distinction) in the centre chief point


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a cross crosslet also counterchanged (for Stanford) ; 2 and
3, gules, two chevronels argent between in chief as many
plates, each charged with a fleur-de-lys of the field, and in
base a wolfs head erased of the second (for Thomas).
Mantling sable and or. Crests — 1. on a wreath of the
colours, a buffalo's head caboshed sable within a chain in
arch or, the head charged, for distinction, with a cross
crosslet also or (for Stanford) ; 2. on a wreath of the colours,
a demi-unicorn gules, charged on the body with two
chevronels, as in the arms, and supporting with the sinister
forepaw a plate charged with a fleur-de-lys of the first.
Motto — " .lEquus in arduis." Married, May 19, 1897,
Ellen, Lady of Grace of the Ven. Order of the Hospital of
St. John of Jerusalem, only child and heiress of William
Stanford of Preston Manor, Sussex, and widow of Vere
Benet-Stanford, M.P. Estates— Preston Manor, Sussex;
Pyt House, Tisbury, Wilts. Residence— Preston Manor,
Brighton. Clubs — Brooks's, Carlton, Burlington Fine Arts.

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