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Kent: —
Edward Wadham Knatchbull, Esq., J. P. Wilts., b. 1863 ;
m. 1894, Gertrude Louise, d. of Rev. Thomas Sellwood
Stephens, Rector of St. Erme, Truro; and has issue-
Eleanor Gertrude \m. 1924, Capt. R. Glynn Griffiths,
Wilts. Regt,]; Dorothea Wyndham [m. 1927, Richard M.
Thomas, R.A.F.] ; and Beatrice Wadham. Seat— Winsley
Manor, Bradford-on-Avon. Club — Constitutional.

Son of Francis Knatchbull, Esq., Col. istBatt. Norfolk
Regt., b. 1832; d. 1920 ; m. 1870, Sarah, d. of T. M.
Persse of Mount Vernon, co. Galway : —
Wyndham Persse Knatchbull, Esq., Maj. late Territorial




R.H.A., b. 1873; m. 1911, Sybil Mathilde, yst. d. of late
Ulick Ralph Burke, M.A. ; and has issue — Charles Norton
Knatchbull, Gentleman, b. 1918 ; Angela Alice ; and Zara
Eleanor. Res. — Hungerford, Berks.


KNIGHT (R.L., 1813, H. Coll). Vert, a bend lozengy
or, in base a cinquefoil argent, a canton gules. Mantling
vert and or. Crest On a wreath of the colours, a demi-
grey friar habited proper, holding in the dexter hand a
cinquefoil slipped argent, and suspended from the sinister
wrist a rosary sable, the breast charged with a rose gules.
Motto — " Suivant Saint Pierre."

Son of Wyndham William Knight, Esq., J.P., of Bilting

House, Kent, Lieut. Rifle Brig., and Capt. Roy. E.

Kent Mounted Rifles, b. 1828 ; d. 1918 ; m. 1849,

Henrietta Frances (d. 1891), d. of Lt.-Col. Armstrong,

Cape Mounted Rifl s : —

Edward Knight, Esq., J. P. Norfolk, b. 1853; m. 1882,

Mary Augusta Repps, ygst. d. of Rev. Henry Evans

Lombe of Bylaugh Park, co. Norfolk ; and has issue —

Mary Dorothea. Res. — Keswick Old Hall, Norwich.

Son of William Brodnax Knight, Esq., Capt. Queen's

Bays, b. 1838; d. 1896; m. 1863, Louisa Octavia

Charlotte, d. of Courtney Stacey of Sandling Place,

Maidstone : —

Major-Gen. Sir Wyndham Charles Knight, K.C.I.E. ,

C.B., C.S.I,, D.S.O., J. P. Hants., b. 1863: m. 1896,

Harriet Monica, d. of Francis J. Johnston of Dunsdale,

Westerham ; and has issue — Austen Bertram Knight, Esq.,

M.C., Capt. Indian Army,£. 1897; Christopher Wyndham

Knight, Esq., Lieut. Roy. Corps of Si nals, b. 1899. Seat

— Pamber Place, Basingstoke. Club — Cavalry.

Sons of Rev. Charles Edward Knight, Rector of Chaw-
ton, Hants., b. 1846; d. 1912 ; m. 1872, Emma Grace,
(d. 1924), second d. of Major John Patrickson of the
Madras Horse Artillery : —
Lionel Charles Edward Knight, Esq., Lt.-Col. (ret.)
The Buffs, b. 1872 ; in. 1907, Dorothy Mary, eld. d. of the
late Col. Herbert Deedes ofSaltwood Castle and Sandling
Park, Kent; and has with other issue — Edward Knight,
Gentleman, b. 1910. Seat — Chawton House, Alton, Hants.
Club — Jun. United Service.

Henry Lewkenor Knight, Esq., C.M.G. , D.S.O., Col.-
Comdt. , late of Roy. Irish Fus. , b. 1874; m. 1901, Sybil
Madeleine, third d. of W. Howard, Esq. , of Kingswode
Hoe, Colchester ; and has issue —Nancy Lewkenor. Club
—Jun. United Service.

William John Knight, Gentleman, b. 1875 ; m. 1900, Mary
Adela, d. of the late Rev. E. B. Knight ; and has issue—
(1) Lionel John Knight, Gentleman, b. 1901 ; (2) Ernest
Montagu Knight, Gentleman, b. 1903; (3) Christopher
Edward Knight, Gentleman, b. 1905. Res. —

George Brook Knight, Gentleman, b. 1877; m. 1915,
Flo ence Madeleine, d. of Rev. Arthur Burr, and has issue —
Pete Austen Knight, Gentleman, b. 1916 ; Janet Brodnax ;
and Cassandra Madeleine. Res. — Pyes, Knotty Green,

KNIGHT (H. Coll.). Paly of six argent and azure, on
a canton of the last, a spur, rowel downwards, leathered or.
Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a hawk, wings elevated proper, standing on a
spur lying fessewise or.

Bruce-Pryce (R.L. , 1872, H. Coll.). Quarterly, r
and 4, gules, three chevronels, that in chief surmounted
by a crescent at the point argent (Pryce); 2. or, a saltire
gules, on a chief of the last a martlet of the field (Bruce) ;
3. Knight as above. Mantling gules and argent. Crests
— 1. on a wreath of the colours, a rock, thereon a Paschal
lamb proper (Pryce); 2. on a wreath of the colours, a
cubit arm in armour in bend grasping a sceptre proper
(Bruce) ; 3. the crest of Knight as above.

Sons of Alan Cameron Bruce-Pryce, Esq., J.P. co.
Glamorgan, M.A. (Oxford), Barrister-at-Law, b. 1836 ;
d. 1909; m. 1st, 1858, Louisa (d. 1868), only child of
late Lt.-Col. J. H. Slade, 2nd Dragoon Guards ; 2nd,
1873, Anna Mary Synnot, eld. d. of G. Woods Maunsell
of Oakley Park, co. Kildare : — •
George Lewis Bruce, Esq., J.P. Glam. , Barrister-at-Law,
b. 1862 ; m. 1903, Helen Campbell, d. of Malcolm Alex-
ander Rankin, M.D. , of Luton, Beds. ; and has issue —
John Henry Bruce, Gentleman, b. 1905; Helen Mary;
Frances Margaret ; and Edith Cameron. Seats — Blaeny-

cwm, Monknash, nr. Bridgend, co. Glamorgan ; Wood-
berrie Knoll, Loughton.

Alan George Cameron Bruce, Gentleman, b. 1874. Res. —

Edward Maunsell Bruce, Gentleman (twin with his
brother), b. 1874 ; m. 1909, Mabel, d. of Col. Noges, and
has issue — (1) Ronald George Maunsell Bruce, Gentleman,
b. 1910; (2) Michael Edward Elliot Bruce, Gentleman, b.
1911 ; (.3) Anthony Robert Noges Bruce, Gentleman, b.
19T4. Res. —

John Synnot Bruce, Gentleman, b. 1880 ; m. 1919,
Eiiene, d. of Arthur Wilson. Res. —

Charles FitzRoy Bruce Gentleman, b. 1886; m. 1913,
Dulcie Elaine, third d. of Sir Armine Morris, 4th Bart.

Ewen Cameron Bruce, Gentleman, b. 1890; m. 1915,
Eugenie, d. of the late G. Power, and has issue. Res. —

Bruce (R.L., 1805, H. Coll.). Arms and Crest ot
Bruce as above (vide Bruce-Pryce). Mottoes — (over crest)
" Fuimus " ; (under arms), " Ofner na ofne angau."

Son of John Bruce Bruce, Esq., Commander R.N.,

b. 1838; d. 1880; m. 1870, Annie, d. of Rev. George

Boyes : —

Brig-Gen. Thomas Bruce, C.M.G., D.S.O. , R A. (ret.),

Dir. of Remounts for Scotland, b. 1871 ; m. 1902, Violet

Augusta, d. of Alan Cameron Bruce-Pryce; and has issue

— Four sons. Res. — The Red House, Sherborne, Dorset.

Sons of Rt. Hon. Henry Campbell Bruce, 2nd Baron

Aberdare, T.P. and Vice-Lieut, co. Glamorgan, late

Lt.-Col. 3rd V.B. Welsh Regt., b. 1851 ; d. 1929;

m. 1880, Constance Mary, only d. of Hamilton Becket

by Hon. Sophia Clarence Copley, d. of Lord Lynd-

hurst : —

Rt. Hon. Clarence Napier Bruce, 3rd Baron Aberdare

(23 Aug. 1873) [Supporters— Two lions, the dexter argent,

the sinister azure, both collared or, and pendent therefrom

an escutcheon, that on the dexter of the arms of Knight (as

above), that on the sinister of the arms of Bruce (as above)],

B.A. (Oxford), Barrister-at-Law Inner Temple, Capt.

M.G.C., served Great War, b. 1885; m. 1912, Margaret
Bethune, only d. of Adam Black ; and has issue — Hon.
Morys George Lyndhurst Bruce, b. 1919 ; Hon. Nigel
Henry Clarence Bruce, b. 192 1 ; Hon. Rosalind Louise
Balfour ; and Hon. Gweneth Margaret. Seat — Llanwvsg,
Crickhowell, S. Wales. Res. — r Lowndes Square, S.W.

Hon. John Hamilton Bruce, b. 1889 ; m. 1923, Cynthia,
d. of Julian Grant Duff Ainslie, and has issue — Daphne
Juliet. Res. — Cefn Pennar House, Mountain Ash, co.
Gl imorgan.

Hon. Victor Austin Bruce, b. 1897; m. 1926, Mildred
Mary, d. of Lawrence Petre. Res. — The Woodbines,
Esher, Surrey.

Sons of Rt. Hon. Sir Henry Austin Bruce, 1st Baron




Aberdare.P.C, G.C.B., D.C.L., b. 1815 ; rf. 1895 ; tn.

1st, 1846, Annabella (rf. 1852), only d. of Richard

Beadon of Clifton, by Annabella A'Court, sister of 1st

Lord Heytesbury ; 2nd, Norah Creina Blanche, d. of

Lt.-Gen. Sir William Napier, K.C.B., by Caroline, d.

of Gen. Hon. Henry Fox: —

Hon. William Napier Bruce, C.B., Barr.-at-Law, late 2nd

Sec. Board of Education, b. 1858; tn. 1882, Emily, d. of

Gen. Sir Montagu Scott MacMurdo, G.C.B. ; and has issue

— William Fox Bruce, Esq., D.S.O., M.C. , Inspector

Ministry of Agriculture, Lt.-Col. late R.E. (T.F.), b. 1883

[m. 1921, Sybil, d. of Major Alfred O. Lyon, and widow of

Major F. Chevenix Trench] ; and Susan Norah. Res. — Hare

Dene, Albury Heath, Surrey. Club — Athenaeum.

Hon. Charles Granville Bruce, C.B., M.V.O. , Brig. -Gen.
(ret.) Indian Army, b. 1866; tn. 1894, Finnetta Madelina Julia,
d. of Col. Sir Edward Fitzgerald Campbell, 2nd Bart. Res.
— 17 Kensington Crescent, W.14.

Son of Ven. William Conybeare Bruce, M.A. (Oxon.),

Archdeacon of Monmouth, b. 1844 ; d. ; m. 1872,

Antonia, d. of Rev. John Montague Cholmeley : —

Rev. Montague William John Bruce, Clerk in Holy Orders,

b. 1873. Res. — Llwyn-y-Mor, Turgoose, P.O. Victoria.


Son of Rev. William Bruce, M.A. , formerly Canon of
Llandaff, b. 1816 ; d. 1894; tn. 1st, 1843, Mary Eliza-
beth (d. 1866), d. of Very Rev. W. D. Conybeare,
Dean of Llandaff; 2nd, 1868, Margaret Harriet, d. of
Col. H. S. Olivier :—
Archibald Dacres Austin Bruce, Gentleman, b. 1869; tn.
1894, Ismay Ursula Annunciata, ygr. d. of Sir Walter
Smythe, 8th Bart. ; and has had issue — (1) Reginald Bruce,
Gentleman, b. 1894; (2) Charles Bruce, Esq., Capt. Gordon
Highlanders, b. 1895 ; killed in action 1917. Res. — Acton
Burnell Hark, Shrewsbury.

Sons of Lewis Knight-Bruce, Gentleman, b. 1829 ; d.
; tn. 1856, Emilia, d. of Augustus Sullivan of
Ritchings, Bucks. : —
Lewis Hobart Bruce, Gentleman, b. i860. Res. —
Frances Villiers Bruce, Gentleman, b. 1864. Res. —
Gerald Trevor Bruce, Esq., C.M.G., D.S.O., Collate
Glam. Yeo., b. 1871 ; tn. 1896, Lilian, d. of the late Thomas
W. Booth' r, of Verlindra, Glam., and has issue — 1 son ;
2 daus. Res. — The Grange, St. Hilary, Glamorgan.

Knight-Bruce (R.L. , 4 Sept. 1837). Quarterly, 1
and 4, or, a saltire gules, on a chief of the second a martlet
of the field (Bruce) ; 2 and 3, paly of six argent and azure,
on a canton of the last a spur, with rowel downwards,
leathered or (Knight). Mantling gules and or. Crests
t. on a wreath of the colours, a cubit arm in armour in bend,
grasping a sceptre all proper (Bruce) ; 2. on a wreath of the
colours, a hawk, wings elevated proper, standing in a spur
lying fessewise or (Knight). Motto — " Fuimus."

Only surv. son of Lewis Bruce Knight-Bruce, Esq.,
J. P., B.A., b. 1820 ; d. 1906; m. 1846, his cousin Caroline
Margaret Eliza, only dau. of Thomas Newte of
Tidcombe, co. Devon: —
James Comyn Lewis Knight-Bruce, Esq., O.B.E., Col.
late 3rd Buffs ; b. 1858. Res.— 23 Gledhow Gardens, S.W.

KNIGHT. Or, three bendlets azure, on a chief gules, a
wreath of oak between two spurs of the first. Mantling
azure and or. Crest — Upon a wreath of the colours, on a
Roman fasces lying fessewise, a spur leathered, rowel up,
all or, between two wings displayed gules, each charged
with a wreath of oak as in the arms. Motto, " Virtute et

Son of Sir Henry Edmund Knight, Knight Bachelor,
J. P. for co. Middlesex, Lieutenant and Alderman of
the City of London, Lord Mayor 1882, b. 1833; d.
1917; m. 1st, ; 2nd, Elsie

Mary d. of - - : —

Henry Edmund Knight, Esq.. Lieut. City of London,
1866 ; tn. 1889, Florence, d. of John Whyman, of Sutton.


formerly of Pittodrie, J. P. and D.L. for co. Aber-
deen. Born 1858, being the only son of Colonel Henrv
Knigbt-Erskine of Pittodrie, J.P. and D.L., by his
wife Mary Ann, eldest dau. and co-heir of George
Moir of Denmore (by his wife Mary, dau. of
Sir William Bruce, Baronet, of Stenhouse). Armorial
bearings (L.O., 1868)— Quarterly, 1. argent, on a pale sable
three fleurs-de-lys or (for Erskine) ; 2. or, three piles in point

gules (for the lordship of Brechin) ; 3. argent, three pallets
gules, on a canton azure, a spur, the rowel downwards or
(for Knight) ; 4. argent, three negroes' heads couped proper,
banded of the field (for Moir). Upon the escutcheon is
placed a helmet befitting his degree, with a Mantling gules,
doubled argent ; and upon a wreath of his liveries is set for
Crest, ademi-lion rampant gules, armed and langued azure,
holding in the dexter paw a thistle proper, and in 'he sinister
a fleur-de-lys azure. Supporters — Two naked boys proper,
wreathed about the middle with scarfs azure. Mottoes
(over the crest)— "Je pense pluis " ; (below the shield) —
" Fisus et fidus et regia duxit." Clubs— Carlton, Junior
Carlton, Junior United Service.

KNIGHT-GREGSON of Lowlynn Beal (R.L., 28 July
1842, H. Coll.). Argent, a saltire gules, recercellee, en-
grailed azure, a canton chequy erminois and of the last.
Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a cubit arm couped argent, charged with a bendlet
wavy azure between two others gules, tied round the wrist
with a riband of the same colours and holding in the hand
proper a battleaxe or, the staff sable, entwined with a
wreath of oak fructed also proper.

Son of Alfred Knight-Gregson of Lowlynn Beal, d.
1885; m. , Harriette, d. of Septimus Lomax : —

Clarence Knight-Gregson, Gentleman, b. 1878; tn. 1899,
Alice Louise, d. of late Christopher William Cattell ; and
has issue — Clarence Anthony Knight-Gregson, Gentleman,
b. 1900; and Joy. Seat — Lowlynn Beal, Northumberland.

Baronet (2 Feb. 1798), J.P. and D.L. for Northamptonshire.
Born July 22, 1853, being the eldest son of the late Rev.
Henry Charles Knightley, Vicar of Combroke, Warwick-
shire, by his wife Mary Maria, eldest dau. of Captain
Sylvester Richmond, 49th Regt. Armorial bearings-
Quarterly, 1 and 4, ermine ; 2 and 3, paly of six or and gules,
all within a bordure azure. Motto — " Invita fortuna."
Married, April, 26, 1883, Juliet Claudine, dau. of T. W.
Watson of Lubenham. Seat — Fawsley, Daventry, co.

KNIGHTS (H. Coll.). Quarterly, or and azure, a
cross quarterly counterchanged, between in the first and
fourth quarters a grasshopper proper, and in the second
and third quarters a well argent. Mantling azure and
or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a hind lodged
argent, guttee-de sang, pierced in the shoulder by an
arrow also argent. Motto — " Work wins."

Son of Frederick Knights, of Camberwell, b. 1838 : —

Henry Newton Knights, Esq., M.B.E., J.P., M.P.
N. Camberwell 1918-22, b. 1872 ; tn. 1898, Grace, d. of
late Joseph Mitchell. Res. — 1 3 Brunswick Terrace, Hove ,

KN1LL of South Vale House. Blackheath (H. Coll.,
1892). Gules, semee of crosses botonny fitchee, a lion
rampant all or, on a chief of the last, a fasces fessewise,
head to the dexter proper. Mantling gules and or. Crest
— On a wreath of the colours, a demi-lion or, holding in
the dexter paw a cross botonny fitchee azure, and support-
ing with the sinister a fasces in bend proper. Motto —
" Nil desperandum."

Son of Alderman Sir Stuart Knill, 1st Bart., Lord

Mayor of London 1893, b. 1824; d. 1908; tn. 1850,

Mary Anne Rose, d. of Charles Rowland Parker: —

Sir John Knill, 2nd Bart, (n Aug. 1893), a Member of

the Commission of Lieutenancy for the City of London,

Sheriff of London 1903-4, Alderman 1897-1927, and Lord

Mayor 1909-10, b. 1856; m. 1882, Mary Edith, d. of John

Hardman Powell of Blackheath ; and has issue — John

Stuart Knill, Esq., Lieut. R.N.R., b. 1886 [tn. 1910, Lucy

Emmeline.d. of Capt. Thomas Henry Willis of Blackheath ;

and has issue — John Kenelm Stuart Knill, Esq., b. 1913] ;

and Mary Anne Dorothy. Res. — Crosslets, Alfriston,


KNOCKER (H. Coll.). Gules, three frets in fesse
between as many fleurs-de-lys all or. Mantling gules and
or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, in front of a wolfs
head erased gules, collared or, a fret of the last. Motto —
' ' Per ardua. ''

Son of William Knocker of Dover, b. 1761 ; d. 1847 ;
tn. : —

The late Frederic Knocker, Gentleman, of 69 Castle
Street, Dover, b. 1835; d. 1915.




KNOTT (H. Coll.). Azure, a lymphad, sails furled,
oars in action, between three anchors erect or. Mantling
azure and or. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, in front
of a rising sun or, a trident erect sable. Motto—" Facta
non verba."

Son of Matthew Knott, of North Shields : —

Sir James Knott, 1st Bart., of Close House, J. P., M.P.
Sunderland 1910, Knight of Grace of the Order of the
Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, Barrister-at-Law,
Gray's Inn, b. 1855 ; m. 1878, Margaret Annie, d. of
Rev. Thomas Garbutt ; and has surv. issue — Thomas
Garbutt Knott, Esq., b. 1879. Seat — Samares Manor,

KNOWLES of Lovel Hill (H. Coll., 1914). Azure,
a naval crown between four crosses crosslet all
within a cross resarcelly disjoined, between as many
crosses crosslet all or. Mantling azure and or. Crest —

KNOWLES (H. Coll.). Gules, on a chevron cottised
argent, between two crescents in chief and a cross crosslet
in base argent, three roses of the first. Mantling gules and
argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, in front of a



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On a wreath of the colours, an elephant statant argent,

supporting with the trunk an anchor or. Motto —

" Semper paratus."

Sons of Sir Charles George Frederick Knowles,
4 th Bt. of Lovel Hill, Vice-Adm. R.N., b. 1832;
d. 1918 ; m. 1882, as his 2nd wife, Mary Ellen, d. of
Cathcart Thomson, of Halifax, Nova Scotia : —
Sir Francis Howe Seymour Knowles, 5th Bt. (31 Oct.

1765), of Lovel riill, M.A., B.Sc. (Oxon.), b. 1886; m.

1914, Kathleen Constance, d. of the late William Lennon,

County Inspector R.I.C. ; and has issue — Francis Gerald

William Knowles, Esq., b. 1915- Res.— 3 Bradmore

Road, Oxford.

Capt. George Johnstone Knowles, b. 1887 ; m. 1915,

Helen Marjorie, d. of the late Capt. R. Pockley, R.N.R.

Res. — Dangkande, Rattota, Ceylon.

Robert Cosbv Knowles, Esq., b. 1888. Address —

c/o Bank of Australasia, Hughenden, Queensland.

KNOWLES (H. Coll.). Or, a chevron azure, between
three sparrowhawks proper, on a chief of the second a
Roman lamp inflamed of the first. Mantling azure and
or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a boar's head
couped azure, armed or, holding in the mouth a bell
gold. Motto — " Nolens nihil nosse."

Son of John Knowles, of Lamberhead Green,

Lanes. : —
Rev. Atherton Knowles, Clerk in Holy Orders, b.
Res. — St. James's Vicarage, Ratcliff, E.i.

ram's head couped argent, armed or, three roses gules.
Motto — "Nee diu nee frustra."

Sons of Andrew Knowles of Swinton, Lanes., b. 1829;
d. 1890; m. 1st, Victoria, d. of Thomas Evans of
Dowlais' House, Glamorganshire :—
Robert Knowles, Esq., of Swinton Old Hall and
Ednaston Lodge (a. v.).

Herbert Andrew Knowles, Gentleman, b. 1862 ; m.

Res. —

Son of Arthur Knowles, Esq., of Alvaston Hall, D.L.
Lanes. (High Sheriff 1902), b. 1858; d. 1929; m. 1894,
Mildred Clare (d. 1913), d. of late Capt. James Maxey
Buchanan, J. P. : —
John Buchanan Knowles, Gentleman, b. 1895. Seat—
Alvaston Hall, Nantwich, Cheshire.

Sons of Andrew Knowles, Esq., J. P. co. Gloucester
(High Sheriff 1883), b. 1845; d. 1909; m. 1st, i8b8,
Anne Jane (d. 1876), d. of John Cross of Gartside
House, Bolton, co. Lancaster; 2nd, 1880, Catherine,
d. of Rev. John Brooks of Farley Court, Reading,
Berks. :—
James Knowles, Gentleman, b. 1875. Seat-
Andrew Brookes Knowles, Gentleman, I.C.S., b. 1885;
m. , and has issue— Two daus. Res.— Playden Cot-

tage, Playden, Sussex.

Robert Millington Knowles, Esq., M.C., Capt. Norfolk
Re<n , b. 1893; m. 1917, Olive Marjory, d. of John
Anstruther Berners, Esq., O.B.E., J. P., of Woolverstone
Park; and has issue - Andrew Knowles, Gentleman, /'.
1918 ; Robert Bernard Knowles, Gentleman, b. 1919 ; Hugh
Grenville Knowles, Gentleman, b. 192 1. Res.—

Sons of James Frederick Knowles, Gentleman,*. 1847 ;
d. 1910; m. 1884, Annie Dundas, d. of John Livy,

Warwick Livy Knowles, Gentleman, b. 1887. Postal
add. — Belair, Birkdale, Lanes.

Bruce Millington Knowles, Gentleman, b. 1888.

ROBERT KNOWLES, Esquire, J. P. (High Sheriff
1913) co Derby. Born 1856, being the eldest son of late
Andrew Knowles, Esq., J. P., of Swinton Old Hall (the
head of the family). Armorial bearings— Gules, on a
chevron cottised between in chief two crescents and in base
a cross crosslet argent, three roses of the field, and impaling
the arms of Newall, namely, quarterly, 1 and 4, party per
pale gules and azure, three covered cups, two and one,
within an orle or ; 2. or, on a chief per pale gules and sable,
three bezants (for Kyrshaugh) ; 3. vert, a lion rampant or,
semee of caltraps sable. Upon the escutcheon is placed a
helmet befitting his degree, with a Mantling gules and
argent ; and for his Crest, upon a wreath of the colours,




in front of a ram's head couped argent, armed or, three
roses gules; with the Motto, "Nee diu nee frustra.'

Married, ist, 1883, Hannah Fenton (d. 1916), second
daughter of the late Henry Newall, Esquire, Justice of the
Peace, of Hare Hill, in the county of Lancaster; 2nd, 1922,
Evelyn d. of L. Stormont ; and has Issue — Andrew
Knowles, Gentleman, b. Feb. 17, 1897 ; (2) Robert Kav
Knowles, Gentleman, b. 1898 ; Margery Hannah. Estates
— Hawkshaw; Ednaston Lodge. Res.— Gorselands, Burley,
Hants. Clubs— Junior Carlton, R.A.C.


KNOX (Matric. L.O. 1693, R egd. U.O. 1707). Gules,
a falcon volant or, within an orle wavy on the outer and
engrailed on the inner edge argent. Mantling gules and
or. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, a falcon close stand-
ing on a perch proper. Motto— " Moveo et proficior."

Second and only surv. son of Thomas Knox, 3rd Earl
of Ranfurly, b. 1816; d. 1858; m. 1848, Harriet, d. of
James Rimington of Broomhead Hall, co. York :—
Rt. Hon. Sir Uchter John Mark Knox, P.C., G.C.M.G.,
5th Earl of Ranfurly (14 Sept. 1831), Baron Welles of
Dungannon, Tyrone, Ire. (16 (an. 1781), Viscount
Northland (5 July 1791), Irish honours, B.iron Ranfurly
of Ramphorlie, co. Renfrew, U.K. (5 Tuly 1826), Lord-in-
Waiting 1895-7, Gov. of New Zealand 1897-1904, Bailiff
Grand Cross of the Order of the Hospital of St. Tohn ot
Jerusalem [Supporters — Two falcons, wings inverted
proper, ducally gorged, lined, beaked, membsred, and belled
or], b. 1856; m. 1880, Hon. Constance Elizabeth Caulfeild,
only child of James Alfred, 7th Viscount Charlemont, C.B ;
and has had issue— Thomas Uchter Caulfeild Knox,
commonly called Viscount Northland, Capt. Coldstream
Guards, formerly A.D.C. to the Gov. of New Zealand
1903-4. served in S. Africa 1901-2, b. 1882 ; killed in action
1915 [m. 1912, Hilda Susan Ellen, yr. d. of Sir Daniel
Cooper, 2nd Bart., and left issue — Thomas Daniel Knox,
Esq., commonly called Viscount Northland, b. 1913 ; Hon!
Edward Paul Uchter Kncx, b. 1914I ; Lady Annette Agnes,
d. 1886 ; Lady Constance Harriet Stuart [in. 1905, Evelyn
Milnes Gaskell, Esq., D.L. (a. v.)]; and Ladv Eileen Maud
Juliana [m. 1914, Charles Loraine Clarke,' late Major R.
Bucks. Hussars], Seat— Northland House, Dungannon co
Tyrone. Clubs— Carlton, R.Y.S. (Cowes).

Only son of the Hon. William Stuart Knox, Major late

51st Foot, Hon. Col. Mid-Ulster Art., J. P. and D.L.

co. Tyrone, M.P. for Dungannon 1851-74, b. 1826;

d. 1900; m. 1856, Georgiana, yst. d. of John Bonfoy

Rooper of Abbots Ripton, Hunts. :—

Thomas Granville Knox, Esq., J. P. and D.L. co. Tyrone,

late Capt. 3rd Batt. Roy. West Surrey Regt., b. 1868;

m. 1897, Hon. Harriet id. 1928), d. of the 5th Viscount

Clifden ; and has issue— Constance Georgiana [m. Dr.

Henry Brand]. Club— Arthur's.

Sons of Henry Needham Knox, Esq., Capt. R.N.,

b. 1831 ; d. 1916; in. 1859, Alexandrina Henriette

Wilhelmina (d. 1875), d. of Mons. Jean Jacques

Lavit : —

Edward Knox, Esq ; , J. P. Glamorganshire and Somerset,

b. i860 ; m. 1887, Mabel, d. of John Edward Wade of Brant-

ingham Thorpe, Yorkshire; and has issue — (1) John

Needham Knox, Esq., Comdr. R.N., b. 1890 [m. 1926,

Monica, only d. of Maj.-Gen. Sir Gerald Kitson,

K.C.V.O., C.B.. C.M.G. (Club— Jun. United Service^ ;

Thomas Edward Needham Knox, Gentleman, Lieut. R.

Marines, b. 1900 ; and Mabella Elinor. Res. — 7 Raby Place,


Son of Octavius Newry Knox, Esq., b. 1836; d. 1923;

in. 1866, Lucy (d. 1884), fourth d. of Hon. S. E. Spring

Rice :—

Leonard Knox, Esq., served Great War as Capt. R.A.S.C.,

b. 1879 ; in. 1924, Bertha Helene, d. of H. J. Brel, and

has issue — John Leonard Knox, Gentleman, b. 1925.

Res. — Porte de Menin, Ypres, Belgium.

Sons of Edmund Francis Vesey Kncx, Esq., K.C.,

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