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Aberdeen : —
John Ferguson Thomson, Esq., D.S.O., Lt.-Col. (ret.)
2nd Batt. N. Staffs. Regt,, b. 1880; m. 1909, Jeanette
Swinley, d. of the late Basil Taylor. Res. —

George Macdonald Thomson, Esq., b. 1882. Res. —
Alister Ralph Thomson, Esq., b. 1886. Res.—
Claude Lindsay Thomson, Esq., b. 1888. Res. —

SAMUEL JOHN THOMSON, Esq., Companion of the
Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire, Commander
of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire,
Brevet-Colonel Indian Medical Service (ret.), J. P. for
Kent, D. P. H. University of Cambridge, late Sanitary
Commissioner with the Government of the United
Provinces, India, &c. Born 1853, being the eldest son
of the late John Buck Thomson, by his wife Mar-
garet, dau. of Samuel Alderson Plumbe, M.D. Ar-
morial bearings — Gules, two bars argent, a chief ermine,
and a canton of the field. Mantling gules and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, on a mount vert, a grey-
hound sejant argent, eared sable, gorged with a collar azure,
studded or, therefrom reflexed over the back a leash gold'
and charged upon the shoulder with a cross crosslet gules,
Mariied, 1885, Isabel Gordon, dau. of Surgeon-Gen. A. J.
Cowie of the Indian Army ; and has with other Issue —
Thomas Kenelm Thomson, Gentleman, late 15th Sikhs,
Indian Army, b. 1900. Res. — Hotel Stella Bella, Mentone,
France.



SPENCER CAMPBELL THOMSON, Esquire, B.A.
Cantab., J. P. for the co. of the city of Edinburgh. Born
Oct. 16, 1842, being the second but eldest surviving son
of the late William Thomas Thomson of Bonaly, co. Mid-
lothian, by Christian Ann Seaman his wife, dau. of William
B. Seaman, 18th Royal Irish Regt. Armorial bearings
(L.O. , 1874) — Argent, a stag's head caboshed azure, attired
or, on a chief gules, three mullets of the first. Mantling
gules, doubled argent. Crest— On a wreath of his liveries,
a dexter hand proper, holding a cross crosslet fitchee erect
azure ; and in an escroll over the same the Motto, " Vincit
omnia Veritas." Livery — Dark blue, with white facings.
Married 1st, Jan. 20, 1869, Georgina Maria Joanna, dau.
of George Ferguson Cockburn of the Bengal Civil Service
(and granddau. of the Rt. Hon. Lord Cockburn of Bonaly,
co. Midlothian); 2nd, 1919, Helen Gladys Montgomery, d.
of James Walker, Esq., son of Sir William Walker, K.C.B.,
of Bowland ; and has surv. Issue — (1) George Cockburn
Thomson, Gentleman, b. Feb. 4, 1872; (2) Spencer Aubrey
Thomson, Gentleman, b. June 14, 1873 [m. , Lily

d. of Grosvenor Jennings, of Beamhurst Hall, Uttoxeter,
Staffs.] ; and Ethel Winifred [m. Major Francis Lionel
Seymour Brett, 7th Gurkha Rifles]. Residence — 10 Eglin-
ton Crescent, Edinburgh. Clubs — Wellington, New
(Edinburgh).

THOMSON (H. Coll.). Sable, three stags' heads
cabossed 01 , on a pile gules, welted argent, two chevronels
argent. Mantling sable and or. Crest— Upon a wreath
of the colours, a lion's head erased barry wavy of six pieces
or and sable. Motto — "Optima est Veritas." Livery —
Black and gold.

Sons of Robert Donald Hyde-Thomson, Esq., J. P., of

Edgcumbe, Wellington College, Berks., b. 1861 ; d.

1921; m. 1889, Eva Kathleen, d. oflate Henry Barry

Hyde, F.S.S., of Ealing:—

Robert Hyde Hyde-Thomson, Gentleman, B.A. (Oxford),

Barrister-at-Law, late Lieut. The Rifle Bde. , b. 1890; m.

1914, Joan Perronet, yst. d. oflate W. B. Sells of Glenelg,

S. Australia. Res.— 36 Victoria Road, W. 8. Club— Bath.

Douglas Hyde Hyde-Thomson, Esq., Flight Commander

R.N., b. 1891.

Cata Hyde Hyde- Thomson, Gentleman, b. 1893.

THOMSON (L.O., \-]6o). Argent, a stags head ca-
bossed gules, attired with ten tynes or, on a chief wavy
azure, a cross crosslet of the first between an anchor in the
dexter and a billet in the sinister of the third. Mantling
gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a
dexter hand holding stalks of lint under bloom proper.
Motto — " Industrie munus." Livery — Grey and silver.
Eld. son of George Graham Thomson, Gentleman, of
1 Kingsley Avenue, Cross Hill, Glasgow, b. 1836; d.
; m. 1862, Catherine, d. of James Thomson of
London : —
George Graham Thomson, Gentleman, b. 1863. Res. —

THOMSON (L.O.). Argent, a stag's head cabossed
gules, on a chief of the last a star of six points between
two towers triple- towered of the field. Mantling gules,
doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, an
ancient ship under full sail proper, flagged gules, with the
banner of Scotland at the stern. Motto — " Per peri-
culum vivo."

Son of : —

Stephen Thomson, Gentleman, shipowner, of the firm
of George Thomson and Co., the Aberdeen Line, b.
Res. — 45 Sussex Gardens, Hyde Park, W.2. Postal
Address — 25 Cockspur Street, S.W.i.

THOMSON (L.O.). Argent, a stag's head cabossed
gules, on a chief azure, a cross-crosslet between two
maple-leaves or, a bordure of the second. Mantling gules,
doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a
thistle proper. Motto—" Pro patria."
Son of : —

William Chase Thomson, Gentleman, Consulting
Engineer, b. . Res. — Montreal, Canada.

THOMSON (L.O.). Or, a fess between two stockless
anchors in chief, and in base a four-bladed propeller all
sable. Mantling sable, doubled or. Crest — On a wreath
of his liveries, a horse's head couped gules, bridled or,
the reins grasped by a hand couped at the wrist distilling
gouttes-de-sang proper. Motto — " Res non verba."
Son of the late John Thomson : —



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Sir William Rowan Thomson, K.B. E. (civ.) 1918,
Member Clyde Navigation Trust, sometime Senior Partner,
David Rowan and Co., Marine Engineers, b. 1867; m.
1891, Janet Pender, d. of the late David Rowan, and has
issue— (1) Frederick William Thomson, Esq., b. 1893 ; (2)
John Leslie Thomson, Esq., b. 1896 [;«. 1919, Florence, d.
of J. W. Stubbs] ; (3) Francis Rowan Thomson, Esq. , b.
1902 ; and Janet Elizabeth. Res. — The Garth, Callender,
Perthshire ; 20 Huntly Gardens, Kelvinside, Glasgow.
Club — New (Glasgow).

THOMSON-WALKER (H. Coll., 10 Mar. • 1922).
Or, three pallets gules, over all a pile ermine, charged
with a stag's head cabossed proper, on a chief of
the second three cross crosslets ritchee of the first.




Mantling gules and or. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a rod of ^Lsculapius and a cornucopia saltire-
wise both proper. Motto — " Cura et industria."

Second son of John Harry Walker, Esq., J. P., of

Westwood, Newport, Fife, b. 1842; d. 1893; m.

1868, Isabella, d. of John William Thomson of

Dundee : —
Sir John William Thomson Thomson-Walker, Knt.
Bach. (1922), O.B.E., M.B., CM. (Edin.), F.R.C.S.,
D.L. co. London, Senior Urologist and Lecturer on
Urology, King's College Hospital, Capt. R.A.M.C, T.F.,
b. 1870 ; m. 1909, Isabella, d. of Sir Michael Barker
Nairn, 1st Bart. ; and has issue — Philip Thomson Thom-
son-Walker, Esq., b. 1912 ; and Mary Elspeth Thomson.
Res. — Burntwood, Goring, Oxon.; 96 Harley Street, W.i.
Clubs — Athenaeum, Ranelagh.

EDWARD DENMAN THORNBURGH-CROPPER,
Gentleman. Born May 23, 1854, being the second son of
Edward Cropper of Swaylands, Justice of the Peace for
the counties of Lancaster and Kent, by his third wife
Margaret, fourth daughter of the Right Honourable
Thomas, first Lord Denman, and widow of Henry William
Macaulay (brother of Lord Macaulay). Armorial bear-
ings — Quarterly, 1 and 4, or, two spears in saltire azure,
on a chief dovetailed of the last, as many cropper pigeons
of the first (for Cropper) ; 2 and 3, ermine, fretty gules, on
a chief indented of the last, a fox of the first (for Thorn-
burgh) ; and on an escutcheon of pretence the same arms
of Thornburgh. Mantling azure and or. Crests — 1. on
a wreath of the colours, upon a rock proper, in front of
two spears in saltire azure, a cropper pigeon or (for
Cropper) ; 2. on a wreath of the colours, an heraldic tiger
argent, semee of torteaux, collared and chain reflexed on
the back sable, resting the dexter paw on a fret also sable
{for Thornburgh). Motto — "Love every man, fear no
man." Married, r874, Virginia Shepherd, daughter of



William Thornburgh of Virginia, and consequently as-
sumed by Royal Licence the additional surname of
Thornburgh.

The Most Rev. GEORGE THORNELOE, D.D..
D.C. L., first Archbishop of Algoma, in the Province of
Ontario, Canada, since 1915. Armorial bearings (of
Thorneloe) — Argent, a hawthorn-tree eradicated proper
between three buckles, the tongues erect sable [Crest
(of Thorneloe) — On a wreath of the colours, upon a
mount vert, a hawthorn-tree eradicated proper, between
two buckles as in the arms. Motto " Deus noster
refugium."] Born 1848; m. 1874, Mary Fuller; and has
issue — A son and dau. Res. -Bishophurst, Saulte Ste.
Marie, Algoma, Ontario, Canada.

THORNEWILL (H. Coll.). Per fesse argent and or,
a thistle slipped and leaved proper, between three billets
vert. Mantling vert and argent. Crest — On a wreath of
the colours, upon a rock a thorn-tree proper, thereon an
escutcheon argent, charged with a hart's head erased also
proper.

Son of late Edward Thornewill, of Dove Cliff, Burton-

on-Trent : —
Edward John Thornewill, Gentleman, b. . Post,

add. —

THORBURN of Springwood, co. Peebles (L.O.).
Or, fretty gules, a chief of the last charged with two
thunderbolts of the first. Mantling gules, doubled or.
Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a dove holding in its




dexter claw an olive-branch all proper. Motto — "Vivimus
in spe."

Son of Robert Thorburn, Esq., J. P. co. Peebles,
Solicitor, b. 1841 ; d. 1912 ; vi. 1870, Euphemia, d.
of John Milne of Trinity Grove, Edinburgh : —
Walter Milne Thorburn, Gentleman, b. 1877. Postal
add. — Springwood, co. Peebles.

Eld. son of William Thorburn, Esq., J. P., D.L, of

Craigerne, co. Peebles, Hon. Major 6th Batt. Roy.

Scots, b. 1847; d. 1926; m. 1877, Isabella, d of

Robert Murray, Esq., of Mailingsland, co. Peebles : —

William Thorburn, Esq., D.S.O., T.D., J. P., D.L., co.

Peebles, late Lieut. -Col. comdg. 8th Roy. Scots [Arms, &c. ,

as above, but (rematric. 9 Sept. 1909) the chief invected],

b. 1881 ; m. 1909, Winifred, d. of Edward Hopkins; and

has issue — William Inn Edward Thorburn, Gentleman, b.

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Elizabeth. Seat — Craigerne, co. Peebles. Res. — Langside,
Peebles.




Michael Grieve Thorburn, Esq., Lord Lieut, and Coroner




co. Peebles [Arms, &c, as above, but (rematric. Sept. 1909)
the chief embattled], b. 1851 ; m. 1879, Isabella Holgate, J. P.
co. Peebles, d. of Adam Brown of Glencotho, co. Peebles;
and has issue — (1) Adam Brown Thorburn, Esq., Lt.-Col.
1st Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, b. 1880 [m. 1907,
Dorothy, d. of Vitale Dominico de Michele of Highani
Hall, Kent] ; (2) Walter Hunter Thorburn, Gentleman,
b. 1884 ; (3) Michael Percy Thorburn, Gentleman, b. 1887 ;
and Lucy Jane. Seat — Glenormiston, Innerleithen, co.
Peebles. Clubs — Caledonian, New (Edinburgh).

THORN-PUDSEY of Seisdon Hall, Staffs. (R.L.,
1902, H. Coll.). Vert, a chevron between three mullets or,
a canton argent, thereon (for distinction) a lozenge sable,
charged with a cross crosslet of the second. Crest— On a
wreath of the colours, a cat-a-mountain passant guardant
proper, charged on the shoulder (for distinction) with a
lozenge or, thereon a cross crosslet vert. Motto — " Fortuna
favente." Livery — Dark green.

Son of late Alfred Onions Thorn of Whitehall,
Broseley, Salop, m. Jane Elizabeth, d. of Edward
Glover Bartlam, F. R.C.S. , of Broseley : —
Alfred Henry Thorn-Pudsey, Esq., Solicitor, late Capt.
1st Vol. Batt. King's Shropshire L. Inf., b. 1864; m. 1895,
Mary Elizabeth, eld. d. and coh. of late George Pudsey
Aston-Pudsey, Esq., J. P., of Seisdon Hall; and has issue-
Frances Eileen. Res. — Broseley Hall, Broseley, Shropshire.



THORNHILL, see
CLARKE-THORNHILL,
HILL.



BADHAM - THORNHILL,
and M'CREAGH-THORN-



THORNHILL {temp. Edward III., recorded H. Coll.,
c. 1560). Gules, two bars gemelles and a chief argent.
Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the




colours, the bust of a woman proper, vested gules,
fimbriated or, crined and ducally crowned also or,
issuant from the crown five thorn-leaves vert. Motto —
" Be fast. "

Eld. son of George Thornhill, Esq., of Diddington, J. P.

and D.L. co. Huntingdon (High Sheriff 1869), b. 1811 ;



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d. 1875; m. 1845, Elizabeth Mary, d. of Robert H.
Wilkinson : —
Arthur John Thornhill, Esq., J. P., D.L. Huntingdon
{High Sheriff Cambs. and Hunts. 1893), M.P. for Cam-
bridgeshire 1884-5 (Livery — Drab coat, yellow waistcoat),
b. 1850. Seat — Diddington Hall, Buckden, Hunts. Club —
Junior Carlton.

Son of Rev. Francis Herbert William Thornhill (son of

George Thornhill — see above), b. 1851 ; d. 1914; m.

1880, Helen Georgina (d. 1918), d. of Rev. Charles

Thornhill of Milesdown, co. Louth: —

Noel Thornhill, Gentleman, M.C., late Lieut. Gren.

Gds. , b. 1881 ; m. 1916, Margaret Octavia (d.s.p. 1917), d.

of Col. T. W. C. Chester Master of The Abbey, Cirencester.

Postal add. — Jun. Carlton Club.

Yr. son of George Thornhill, b. 181 1 (see above): —

Edmund Henry Thornhill, Esq., J. P. Cambs., MA. , b.

1856 ; m. 1896, Violet Nina (d. 1922), only d. of late

Lieut. -Col. C. H. Campbell, R.A. ; and has issue — (1)

Edmund Basil Thornhill, Gentleman, M.C., Lieut. R.A.,

b. 1898 ; (2) Arthur Henry Thornhill, Gentleman, Lieut.

Roy. Berks. Regt., b. 1900; (3) Walter David Thornhill,

Gentleman, b. 1904 (Res. — Boxworth, Warren, Ontario,

Canada). Res. — Manor House, Boxworth, Cambridgeshire.

Son of Col. Charles Thornhill, R.A., b. 1839; d. 1900,

m. 1866, Anna Maria, d. of Stephen Charles Moore,

Esq., J. P., of Barne, co. Tipperary : —

Charles John Thornhill, Gentleman, b. 1868; m. 1905,

Helen May, widow of Lt.-Col. H. Eager; and has issue —

Eleanor. Res. —

Son of William Blundell Thornhill, Gentleman, b.
1857; d. 1909; *n. 1882, Florence Beatrice, eld. d. of
Joseph William Warburton by Lady Frances King, d.
of the 7th Earl of Kingston : —
Henry Elliott Blundell Thornhill, Esq., Capt. 5th Batt.
Royal Dublin Fus., b. 1887. Res.—

Son of Rev. William Thornhill, M.A. (Camb.) (fourth

son of George Thornhill, Esq., J. P. D.L., M.P.),

b. 1822 ; d. 1872; m. 1856, Helen Jameson, d. of John

Woolsey, Esq., of Milesdown, Castle Bellingham, late

Capt. in the Army: —

John Cecil Thornhill, Esq., Lt.-Col. late 6th Batt. Roy.

Irish Rifles, b. 1862; m. 1892, Florence, O.B.E., d. of

Rev. Francis Walsham ; and has had issue — Humphry

O'Brien Thornhill, Gentleman, R.N., b. 1895 ; killed in

action 1916; Peter John Thornhill, Gentleman, b. 1912 ;

Kathleen Alice ; Phyllis Irene ; and Janet Sheelah, d. 1915.

Res. —Abbey House, Drogheda.

Sonsof Henry Jordan Thornhill, b. 1832 ;</. 1890; m. 1857,
Elizabeth Julia (d. 1895), d. of Major Barre' Goldie : —
Reginald Thornhill, Gentleman, b. 1861 ; m. 1892, Kath-
leen, d. of George Lawrence, I.C.S. Res.— Thorncote,
Walton-on-the-Hill, Tadworth, Surrey.

Alfred Hugh Thornhill, Gentleman, b. 1869. Res. —
82 Warwick Gardens, W.

Sir ANTHONY JOHN COMPTON-THORNH1LL,
2nd Bart. , late Capt. and Hon. Major Prince of Wales' Own
Norfolk Artillery Militia and Reserve of Officers, J. P.
for Suffolk and Oxon. Born Aug. 2, 1868, second
but only surviving son of the late Sir Thomas Thornhill,
Bart., and Katherine Edith Isabella, only child of Richard
Hodgson Huntly of Carham Hall, Northumberland. Ar-
morial bearings (R. L. 1901) — Quarterly, 1 and 4, per pale
gules and argent, two bars gemelles counterchanged, on a
chief ermine, a fleur-de-lys between two roses of the first
(Thornhill, 1885) ; 2 and 3, per pale indented sable and
azure, a lion passant guardant or, guttee-de-sang between in
chief two helmets and in base a beacon fired proper (Comp-
ton, 1901), the escutcheon being charged with his badge of
Ulster as a Baronet. Mantling gules and argent. Crests
— (1) On a wreath of the colours, in front of a woman's
head couped at the shoulders, vested gules, crined, and on
the head a crown vallary or, and issuing from the crown five
thorn-leaves erect proper, three fleurs-de-lys or (Thornhill) ;
(2) on a wreath of the colours, on a rock, a beacon fired, in
front thereof a helmet all proper (Compton). Motto — " Be
fast." Married, Sept. 2, 1891, Ethel Margaret Maria, only
dau. of Lieut. -Col. Miller of Shotover, Oxon. ; and has
had Issue — Richard Anthony Compton-Thornhill, Esq.,
Lieut. Scots Guards, b. June 2Q, 1892, killed in the European
Wari9i4. Seat — Barham Hall, Ipswich. Clubs — Bachelors',
Arthur's.

THORNTON, see TODD-THORNTON and WELCH-
THORNTON.



THORNTON (H. Coll., 1825, Augmentation granted in
Portugal 1825, R.L., 1825, H. Coll.). Ermine, a chevron
sable between three hawthorn-trees eradicated proper, a
canton or, thereon the Swedish bird Tjader or Cock cf the
Wood also proper, and en surtout an escocheon of honour-
able augmentation being or, thereon an arm embowed vested
azure, cuff gold, the hand supporting a flagstaff, therefrom
flowing the Royal Standard of Portugal all proper, the said
inescutcheon ensigned with the coronet of a Conde of
Portugal. Mantling sable, lined with argent. On the
dexter side is placed, 1. the Crest of honourable augmen-
tation, namely, out of the coronet of a Conde of Portugal
proper, an arm embowed supporting a flagstaff, therelrom
flowing the Royal Standard of Portugal as in the arms ;
and in an escroll over the said crest the Motto — " Pro rege
pio" ; and 2. on the sinister side his own family Crest,
namely, out of an Eastern crown or, between two dragons'
wings, a dragon's head ermine ducally gorged gold ; and
upon an escroll under the arms the Motto — "Fit manus
aliena sua." Livery — Dark green, with gilt buttons.

Only son of Edward Thornton, Esq. (only son cf Rt.
Hon. Sir Edward Thornton, G.C.B., P.C., 2nd Conde
de Cassilhas (d. 1906), Ambassador in Russia 1884-7,
who was only surv. son of Rt. Hon. Sir Edward
Thornton, 1st Conde de Cassilhas, Min. Plen. Sweden
1807, and Portugal 1817), d. 1856; d.v.p. 1904; m.
1889, Emma Jessie, d. of Philip Rawson, Esq., D.L.,
of Woodhurst, Sussex : —
Edward Thornton, Esq., 3rd Conde de Cassilhas (Portugal,
1825), b. 1893. Res. — Roffley Place, Faygate, Sussex.

THORNTON of Brockhall (H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1.
argent, on a bend gules, three escarbuncles or (Thornton, c.
1348) ; 2. azure, three demi-lions rampant argent (Newn-
ham); 3. gules, three escallops two and one within a
bordure argent (Acres) ; 4. argent, a chevron sable, between
three thorn-trees proper (Thornton of Downham) ; 5. gules,
an eagle displayed argent (Cushin) ; 6. gules, three hands
couped two and one in bend sinister the fingers downwards
argent, a canton compony or and azure ( ) ; 7. azure,
three water-bougets or, two and one within a bordure guttee-
de-poix (Bugge) ; 8. argent, a fesse between three crescents
sable (Lee) ; 9. argent, a chevron engrailed between three
leopards' faces sable (Lee); 10. argent, a fesse between
three unicorns' heads erased sable (Lee); n. gules, a lion
rampant argent, charged on the shoulder with a mullet of
the field (Lee) ; 12. argent, a fesse between three leopards'
faces sable (Wood) ; 13. azure, within an orle of eight
estoiles or, an escutcheon ermine ( ) ; 14. vert, two
wolves passant in pale or ( ) ; 15. argent, a lion rampant
within a bordure azure, charged with eight fleur-de-lis or
(Saunders) ; 16. azure, three sickles argent, within a bordure
or (Fremeaux) ; Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest-
On a wreath of the colours, a demi-lion rampant gules,
charged on the shoulder with an escarbuncle or.

Sons of Rev. William Thornton, M.A., of Kingsthorpe
Hall, Northants., b. 1806 ; d. 1881 ; m. 1846, Anne
Georgiana Frances, d. of Gen. Sir William Anson.
1st Bart., K.C.B. :—
The late Thomas William Thornton, of Brockhall, Esq.,
J. P. Northants. (High Sheriff 1886), Capt. Northants. and
Rutland Mil., inherited Brockhall from his uncle Rev. T.
C. Thornton in 1W84, b. 1850 ; m. 1883, Evelyn Margaret,
d. of Edmund Charles Burton of The Lodge, Daventry ;
and d. 1928, leaving issue— (1) Thomas Anson Thornton,
Esq., Col. 7th Hussars, b. 1887 [m. 1916, Constance Maud
Stuart, d. of Sir Stuart Mitford Fraser, K. C.S.I. , CLE.,
and has issue : — Thomas Richard Thornton, Gentleman,
b. 1919 ; Nigel Lee Thornton, Gentleman, b. 1924;
and Pamela Violet] ; (2) Ronald Edmund Thornton,
Gentleman, b. 1889 ; Rosamond Fremeaux ; and Violet
Eleanor [m. 1923, Capt. Evelyn Hugh Barker, D.S.O.,
M.C. ,60th Rifles]. Seat — Brockhall, nr. Weedon, Northants.
Francis Hugh Thornton, of Kingsthorpe, Esq., J. P.
Northants., LL. B. , Cambs., Barrister-at-Law, b. 1853;
m. 1st, 1886, Adelaide Ethel (d. 1903)^. of W. Burchell ;
and has issue — (1) Henry Gerard Thornton. Gentleman, b.
1892, [m. 1924 Gerda, d. of Kai Norregaarde of Copen-
hagen, and has issue — Peter Kai Thornton, Gentleman, b.
1925]; (2) Peter Fremeaux, Gentleman, b. 1903; m. 2nd,
1929, Betty, Buxton, d. of Lt.-Col. L. Danby Cogan,
D.S.O., of Northampton. Res. — Kingsthorpe Hall, North-
ampton. Club — New University.

THORNYCROFT (R.L., 29 Oct. 1831, orig. granted
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argent, a canton ermine for distinction. Mantling vert and
or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, on a mural crown
gules, a falcon volant proper, jessed, menibered, and beaked
or, between two palm-branches or, and charged on the
breast for distinction with a cross crosslet of the last. Motto
— " Fortis, qui se vincit."

Sons of Charles Edward Thornycroft, Esq., of
Thornycroft Hall, J. P. cos. Chester, Devon, and Flint,
b. 1849 ; d. 1927 ; tn. 1875, Edith Frances Louisa, d.
of Francis Joseph Cresswell, and Charlotte his wife, d.
of Rt. Hon. 4th Baron Calthorpe of King's Lynn,
Norfolk :—
Charles Mytton Thornycroft, Esq., C.B.E., D.S.O.,
Lt.-Col. Manchester Regt. , served S. Africa (desp.), and
Great War (desp. 3 times, D.S.O. , C.B. E. ), b. 1879; m. 1909,
Vida Maude, second d. of late G. W. Deakin of Blawith,
Grange-over-Sands, and has issue — Nigel Mytton Thorny-
croft, Gentleman, b. 1910; John Mytton Thornycroft,
Gentleman, />. 1912 ; Charles Grey Mytton Thornycroft,
Gentleman, b. 1915 ; Guy Mytton Thornycroft, Gentleman,
b. 1917 ; and Patricia Anne. Res. — Wyecliffe House,
Breinton, Hereford.

Francis John Mytton Thornycroft, Gentleman, b. 1886;
m. 1912, Ella Fountain, ygst. d. of W. Mangin of Preston,
Chathill, and has issue — Thomas Mytton Thornycroft,
Gentleman, b. 1913 ; John Mytton Thornycroft, Gentleman,
b. 1914. Res — La Gata, Jovita, F.C.P. Argentine.

THORNYCROFT (H. Coll.). Per pale vert and azure,
four mascles interlaced in fesse or, between four cross
crosslets saltirewise argent. Mantling vert and or. Crest



Only son of Sir William Hamo Thornycroft, "'Km.
Bach., R.A. , Hon. Member of Royal Academy, Munich,
of Coombe, Oxon., b. 1850 ; d. 1925 ; m. Agatha, d. of
Homersham Cox, Esq., J. P., of Tonbridge: —
Oliver Thornycroft, Esq., O.B. E., B.A., b 1885 ; tn. 191 1,
Dorothy, d. of Edward Rose, and has issue :■- Christopher




— On a wreath ot the colours, upon the battlements of a
tower gules, a falcon rising proper, belled and jessed or,
the whole between two branches of a thorn-tree also or.
Motto — " Fortis qui se vincit."

Sons of Sir John Isaac Thornycroft, Knight, F. R.S. ,

LL.D., of Steyne, Bembridge, I.O.W. , b. 1843; d.

1928 ; tn. 1870, Blanche Ada, d. of Frederick Coules of

Gloucester : —
Sir John Edward Thornycroft, K.B.E. (Civ., 1918), b.
1872 ; m. 1896, Isabel, only d. of Albert Ward, Esq., J. P.
of Watchfield, Chiswick, and has issue: — John Ward
Thornycroit, Esq., Lt.-Comdr. R.N., b. 1899; Roger
Thornycroft, Esq., 6. 1902; Diana [m. 1918, Capt. P. R.
Margetson, M.C. R. Scots Fus.] ; and June. Res— Steyne
Wood Battery, Bembridge, I.O.W. ; The Clock House,
Chelsea, S.W.

Thomas Thornycroft, Esq., b. 1881 ; tn. 1913, Gladys,
only d. of Robert Stewart-Savile, Esq., J.P. , of Oaklands,
Bembridge, Isle of Wight, and has issue — Peter Thorny-
croft, Gentleman, b. ; and Martin Savile Thornycroit,
Gentleman,*. . Res. — West Ham House, Basingstoke.




Hamo Thornycroft, Esq. , b. 1915; Francis Edward Thorny-
croft, Gentleman, b. 1926; Kate Margaret ; Priscilla Ann ;
and Olivia Dorothy. Res.— Champions, Offington Park,
Worthing.



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