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Esq., J. P. andD. L. co. Chester, Lord of the Manor of Stoke,
Lt.-Col. late Comdg. 2/1 Cheshire Yeo., b. 1877 [w. 1909,
Alison Macfie, d. of George Barbour of Bolesworth Caste,
Cheshire; and has issue — Richard Bertram Verdin, Gentle-
man, b. 1912; William Robert Douglas Verdin, Gentleman,
b. 19^3; Philip George Verdin, Gentleman, b. ; and

Elizabeth Rachel. (Seat— Garnstone Castle, Weobley, co.
Hereford. Res. — Stoke Hall, Nantwich, Cheshire. Club
— Carlton)]; and Emily Gwendoline. Seat — Darnhall Hall,
Winsford, Cheshire. Club— Junior Carlton.

VENO (H. Coll., 16 Nov. 1920). Sable, two bendlets
between as many escallops or, on a chief of the second
three garbs of the first. Mantling sable and or. Crest
— On a wreath of the colours, in front of an eagle's head
proper, holding in the beak a cross botonee sable, two
branches of oak in saltire and fructed, also proper.
Son of William Varney, of Buckinghamshire : —

Sir William Henry Veno (formerly Varney), Knt. Bach.
(1920), b. 1866; m. Mary, d. of James Pearson, of
Philipsburgh, U.S.A., and has issue — Three sons and two
daus. Res. — Woodlands, Bowdon, Cheshire.



VERELST. Argent, on a mount in front of an oak-tree

fructed proper, a bull passant sable, in chief two estoiles
of the last. Mantling sable and argent. Crest— On a

wreath of the colours, on a mount, a rudder with tiller
proper, between two elephants' trunks or.

Only surv. son of Harry William Verelst, Esq., J. P.,

D.L. of Aston Hall, Rotherham, Capt. and Hon. Maj.

Yorkshire Dragoons Yeomanry, b. 1846 ; d. 1918 ; m.

1888, Mary, only d. of the late William Wilson of

Dore, co. Derby : —
Rodney William Verelst, Esq., Capt. nth Hussars, b.
1898; m. 1923, Mary Vivien, only d. of Gen. Sir Herbert
Vaughan-Cox, G.C.B., K.C.M.G., C.S.I. , and has issue-
Ann Madge. Seat — Aston Hall, Rotherham. Clubs —
Cavalry, Bucks.

VEREKER (H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, azure, on a
chevron or, a chaplet vert (Vereker) ; 2 and 3, gules, a
saltire vaire' or and azure (Prendergast). Mantling azure
and or. Crest — Out of a mural crown gules, a stag's head
proper. Mottoes— 1. (above crest) "Coloony"; 2. (below
arms) " Vincit Veritas."

Sons of John Gage Prendergast Vereker, 5th Viscount
Gort, late Capt. 4th Brig. South Irish Div. R.A., J. P.
co. Durham and Isle of Wight, b. 1849; d. 1902; m.
1885, Eleinor, d. and co-heiress of Robert Smith
Surtees of Hamsterley Hall, co. Durham : —
Rt. Hon. John Standish Surtees Prendergast Vereker,
6th Viscount Gort (16 fan. 1816), Baron Kiltarton of Gort,
co. Galway (15 May 1810), V.C., C.B.E., D.S.O., M.V.O:,
M.C., Col. late Grenadier Gds., G.S.O. (1st grade), served
during the European War I9i4( wounded, despatches 8 times,
M.C. Brevet, M.V.O. (1910), D.S.O. and Bar (1917; and
Bar 1918), V.C. (1918), C.B.E. (1928). [Supporters— On
the dexter, a lion rampant proper, gorged with a collar
gules, fimbriated or, therefrom a chain passing through the
forelegs and reflexed over the back of the last ; sinister, an
heraldic antelope proper, tufted, attired and unguled or,
gorged and chained as the dexter], b. 1886; m. 1911 (his
cousin), Corinna Katherine (div. 1925), d. of George
Medlicott Vereker; and has surv. issue — Hon. Charles
Standish Vereker, b. 1912; and Hon. Jacqueline Corinne
Yvonne. Seat— East Cowes House, Isle of Wight. Town
res.— 7 Albert Court, S. W.i. Clubs— Guards', Turf, R. Y.S.
Hon. Standish Robert Gage Prendergast Vereker, M.C,
temp. Lieut. R.H.A., served Great War (desp.), *. 1888; m.
1921, Bessy, d. of the late Aubone Alfred Surtees, of
Dinsdale Manor, Durham. Res. — Hamsterley Hall, Row-
lands Gill, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Club — Carlton.

Sons of Hon. Foley Charles Prendergast Vereker, Capt.

(ret.) R.N., F.R.G.S., Associate Inst. C.E., Naval

Adviser to the Board of Trade, b. 1850; d. 1900; m.

1876, Ellen Amelia, only d. of the Rev. H. M.

Myddleton Wilshere of Simons Town, Cape Colony: —

Standish Henry Prendergast Vereker, Esq., D.C.M.,

Resident Colonial (Nigerian) Civil Service 1922, served

in S. African War 1900-1 (medal, despatches), and Great

War 1914-17, b. 1878; m. 1908, Eleanor Elizabeth, only d.

of the late Col. H. Bott,. V.D., M.B.E., M.R.C.S., of

Brentford ; and has issue — Daphne Eleanor. Res. — Priory

Cottage, Emsworth, Hants. Club — Constitutional.

Leopold George Prendergast Vereker, Esq., Comdr. (ret.)
R.N.R., b. 1881 ; m. 1915, Helen Marjorie, d. of the late
Colin Campbell, of Limoru, B. E. Africa, and has issue : —
Colin Leopold Prendergast Vereker, Gentleman, b. 1916 ;
and Eileen Ivy. Res. —

Maurice Charles Prendergast Vereker, Esq., M.C, late
Capt. R.A., *. 1884. Res. — Drumbanny Farm, Fort Sas-
katchewan, Alberta, Canada.

Son of Standish Prendergast Vereker, 4th Viscount

Gort, M.A. (T.C.D.), J. P. co. Galway (High Sheriff

1843), Hon. Col. 4th Brig. South Irish Div. Royal

Art., b. 1819; d. ; m. i 47, Caroline Harriet (d.

1888), third d. of Henry, 4th Viscount Gage: —

Hon. Jeffrey Edward Prendergast Vereker, Lt.-Col. (ret.)

R.H.A., b. 1858; m. 1902, Deno, d. of Capt. Head; and

has issue — Lena. Club — Naval and Military.

Son of Hon. John Prendergast Vereker, Barrister-at-

Law, M.A., Lord Mayor of Dublin 1863, b. 1822 ; d.

1891 ; m. 1858, Louisa (d. 1906), only d. and heiress of

George Medlicott of Rutland Square, Dublin: —

John Medlicott Vereker, Esq . , Major in the Army, formerly

Capt. 4th Dragoon Gds., Adjt. Imp. Yeo.,S. Africa, 1900-1,

b. 1863; m. 1892, Mary Agnes, d. of the late Sir Charles

William Cayzer, 1st Bart., of Gartmore, co. Stirling; and

has had issue — (1) John Cayzer Medlicott Vereker, Esq.,

Capt. Canadian Res. of Officers, b. 1895 [m. 1914, Dulcie

Flores Elder, d. of Alexander Randies Skene Radcliffe, and

has issue — John Herbert Radcliffe Medlicott Vereker,




Gentleman, b. 1914; Derek Standish Vereker, Gentleman,
b. 193a ; Patrick Brian Vereker, Gentleman, b. 1923 ; and
a daus.] ; (a) George Herbert Medlicott Vereker, Esq.,
Capt. late M.G.C., b. 1896 ; d. 1924 ; (3) Stanley Lloyd
Vereker, Esq., Lt.-Comdr. R.N., b. 1899 [m. 1925, Irene,
d. of J. H. Edwards, of 54 Portland Place, and has issue —
John Stanley Herbert Medlicott Vereker, Gentleman, b.
1927] ; (4) Charles William Vereker, Gentleman, b. 1903 ;
(5) Denis Vereker, Gentleman, b. 1906 [m. 1927, Marjorie,
d. of Julius Fryer, of Port Elizabeth, S.A. , and has issue — 1
dau.]; Eileen Mamie [m. 1918, Capt. J. C. Heaton, Canadian
Forces] ; Norah Doreen [m. 1923, Lieut. Alan Kenneth
Scott-Moncrieff, R.N.]; and Kathleen Sybil. Res. —

Son of Hon. Henry Prendergast Vereker, Barrister-
at-Law, B.A., LL.D. (T.C.D.), F.R.G.S., H.M. Consul
at Cherbourg and other ports 1852-94, b. 1824 ; d. 1904 ;
m. 1866, Louisa Elizabeth Mary, d. and co-heir of
George Bagot Gosset, 4th Dragoon Guards: —
Charles Granville Vereker, Esq., Major and Bt. Lt.-Col.
late R.A., b. 1869; m. 1895, Adeline Eleanor, d. of Major-
Gen. Thomas Porter Berthon, late R.A. Res. — Clearwell
Castle, Glos.

Son of Henry Gosset Vereker, Esq., Comm. R.N.,
b. 1871 ; d. 1916 ; m. 1897, Kate Beatrice, eld. d. ot
Frank Herbert :—
Charles Henry Vereker, Gentleman, b. 1913. Res. —
Cranwell, Lines.

Son of George Medlicott Vereker, Esq. , of Abbeyfeale,

co. Limerick, b. i860 ; d. 1924 ; m. 1887, Frances Gore,

M.B. E., d. of Robert Manders : —

George Gordon Medlicott Vereker, Esq., M.C., Capt.

late Gren. Gds. , 1st Secy. Diplomatic Service [Motto —

"Coloony,"] b. 1889; m. 1928, Rosamond, d. of the la:e

Herbert H. Mulliner of Clifton Court, Rugby. Postal add.

— Sharpitor, nr. Salcombe, S. Devon.

VERMONT (H. Coll., 31 July 1918). Azure, on a
mount in base proper, a garb erect and in chief a reaping-
hook fessewise point downwards argent. Mantling
azure and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours,

upon a mount vert, in front of two ears of wheat in
or, a reaping-hook erect argent.
Deo." Livery— Dark blue and silver.

Motto—" Nihil s'ne

Son of David Vermont, b. 1846; d. 1921 ; m. 1877,

Antoinette, d. of Solomon Zucker: —
Leon Vermont, Citizen Tinplate Worker and Gardener of
London, b. 1878 ; m. 1st, 1902, Molly Lee {d. 1904) ; 2nd,
1921, Annie Macdonald Hardy, and has issue — Muriel ; and
Violet. Res. — 72 Teignmouth Road, Cricklewood, N.W.2.
Club— R.A.C.

VERITY. Azure, a chevron engrailed or, plain cotised
argent between two crosses flory in chief and a sun in
splendour in base of the second. Mantling azure and or.
Crest— Upon a wreath of the colours, on a rock proper, in
front of a sun rising or, an eagle's head erased sable.
Motto— " Verity et foy."

Sons of John Verity, Esq., J. P., High Sheriff London
1900, b. 1863; d. 1905; m. 1897, Evelyn Mary, eldest
dau. of Henry J. Lubbock, Esq., J. P., D. L. , of New-
berries, Herts., and Lombard Street, London: —
Rev. Cecil Beaumont Verity, M.A., Trin. Coll. Camb. ,
Clerk in Holy Orders, Missionary in Ruaida, Central Africa,
b. (twin) 1901.

Ronald Meysey Verity, Gentleman, b. (twin) 1901. Postal
address — The Meadows, Hatfield, Herts.

net (June 22, 1846), of Verner's Bridge, co. Armagh,
Capt. late Norfolk Regt. Born Nov. 22, 1865, being the
son of Sir Edward Wingfield Verner, 4th Bart., by his wife
Selina Florence, dau. of Thomas Vesey Nugent. Armorial
bearings— Argent, on a fesse sable, between three boars'
heads of the second, fretty or, a trefoil slipped of the last ;
the escutcheon charged with his badge of Ulster as a
Baronet. Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, a boar's head as in the arms. Motto — " Pro
Christo et patria." Married, 1901, Agnes Dorothy, d. of
the late Henry Laming ; and has issue— (1 ) Edward Derrick
Wingfield Verner, Esq., b. 1907; (2) John Wingfield
Verner, Esq., b. 1910; Ruth Wingfield; Betty Dorothea
Wingfield ; and Monica Wingfield. Seat — David's Vere,
Farnham, Surrey.

HARRY FELIX VERNER, Esq., J.P., and High
Sheriff co. Armagh 1896. Armorial bearings — Per
pale argent and or, on a chevron wavy sable, a trefoil of
the second between three bears' heads couped of the third,
muzzled of the second. Mantling sable and argent ; and
for his Crest, upon a wreath of the colours, on a mount
vert, a bear proper, muzzled as in the arms, the dexter fore-
paw supported by an escutcheon of the arms. Motto —
"Pro Christo et patria" Postal address — Churchill, co.

VERNEY (R.L., 23 March 1827, H. Coll.). Quarterly.
1 and 4, azure, on a cross argent, fimbriated or, five
mullets gules (Verney) ; 2 and 3. paly of six erminois and
pean, a bend engrailed and counterchanged (Calvert).
Mantling azure and argent. Crests — 1. on a wreath of
the colours, a demi-phoenix gazing at rays of the sun
proper, and charged with five mullets in cross or (Verney) ;
2. out of a mural coronet argent, two spears erect therefrom
two pennons flowing, the dexter erminois, the sinister pean
(Calvert). Mottoes — " Ung sent ung soleil "(Verney);
" Servata fides cinera" (Calvert).

Son of Sir Edmund Hope Verney, 3rd Bart., late

Capt. R.N., FR.G.S., F.R.H.S., F.R.M.S., M.P.

b. 1838; d. 1910; m. 1868, Margaret Maria, elder

d. of Sir John Hay Williams, 2nd Bart., of

Bodelwyddan : —

Sir Harry Calvert Williams Verney, 4th Bart. (3 Dec.

1818), D.S.O., Lt.-Col. Gen. List, late R.A.S.C, J.P. and

C.A. Bucks., M.P. for North Bucks. 191 0-18, Pari. Sec.

to Board of Agriculture 1914-15, b. 1881 ; m. 191 1, Lady

Rachel Catherine Bruce, d. of 9th Earl of Elgin ; and has

issue — Ralph Bruce Verney, Esq., b. 1915 ; Stephen Edmund

Verney, Esq., b. 1919 ; Hugh Alexander Verney, Esq., b.

1920 ; Andrew Felix Verney, Esq., b. 1921 ; Lawrence John

Verney, Esq. , b. 1924 ; Marjorie ; Mary Rachel ; and

Catherine. Res. — Claydon House, Bucks. ; Rhianva, Menai

Bridge. Club — Brooks's.

Son of George Hope Lloyd-Verney, Esq. (son of Sir
Harry Verney, 2nd Bart. , and Eliza Hope) Col, 3rd
Batt. Hampshire Regt., assumed in 1888 by Royal
Licence the surname of Lloyd, b. 1842 ; d. 1896 ; m.
1866, Harriet Julia Morforwyn, d. of Maj-Gen. Charles
Thomas Edward Hinde : —
Sir Harry Lloyd Lloyd-Verney, K.C.V.O., Gentleman




Usher and Deputy Master of the Household of King
Edward VII. 1907—10, Groom in Waiting to King George
since 191 1, Private Secretary to Queen Mary since 1919 ; b.
1872; m. 1899, Lady Joan Elizabeth Cuffe, Woman of the
Bedchamber to Queen Mary, d. of 5th Earl of Uesart, and
has issue — Gerald Harry Hugh Lloyd- Verney, Esq., Capt.
Gren. Gds., b. 1900 [m. 1926, Joyce Sybil Vivian, d. of
Vivian Hugh Smith, of Lennox Gardens, and has issue —
Bridget] ; Ulick Otway Vortigern Lloyd- Verney, Esq.,
Lieut, late Rifle Bde., b. 1902 [m. 1929, Esme Louise, d. of
the late C. A. Smith-Ryland, of Warwick] ; Desmond
Ralph Lloyd-Verney, Esq., b. 1905 ; and Joan Verena.
Res. — 1 Rutland Gardens, S.W. Clubs — Turf, Bachelors',

Son of Frederick William Verney, Esq., M.P.,

B.A. Oxford, Barrister -at -Law, late Lieut. Bucks.

Yeo. Cavalry, Councillor of the Siamese Legation,

J. P., b. 1846; d. 1913; vi. 1870, Maude Sarah, d. of

Sir John Hay Williams, 2nd Bart., of Bodelwyddan : —

Sir Ralph Verney, Knt. Bach. 1928, C.I.E., C.V.O.,

Lieut. -Col. late 2nd Batt. Rifle Brigade, Secretary to

Speaker of the House of Commons since 1 921, Examiner of

Private Bills and Taxing Officer, House of Commons,

1927, b. 1879; m. 1909, Janette Cheveria Hamilton, d. of

the late Hon. J. T. Walker of Sydney, N.S.W. ; and has

issue — John Verney, Esq., b. 1913; David Verney, Esq.,

b. 1918; and Joscelyne. Res. — 15 Ennismore Gardens,

S.W. 7. Clubs — Travellers', Bachelors'.

VERNEY (R.L., 17 May 1853). Quarterly, 1. quarterly,
i. and iiii., gules, three crosses recercelle" or, a chief vaire
ermine and ermines (Verney) ; ii. and iii., quarterly, argent
and gules, a bear sejant sable, muzzled and collared or
(Barnard) ; 2. the same arms of Barnard ; 3. the same arms
of Verney ; 4. sable, on a cross within a bordure both
engrailed or, five pellets (Greville) ; 5. or, fretty azure
(Willoughby). Mantling gules and or. Crests— 1. on a
wreath of the colours, a man's bust affronted proper, ducally
crowned or (Verney); 2. on a wreath of the colours, a
demi-bear sable, muzzled and collared, and holding a
mascle or (Barnard). Motto — " Vertue vaunceth."

Son of Rt. Hon. Richard Greville Verney, 19th Baron

Willoughby de Broke, B.A. (Oxon.), J. P., D.L.,

Major Warwickshire Imperial Yeomanry, M.P.,

b. 1869; d. 1923; m. 1895, Marie Fiances Lisette,

O. B.E., d. of Charles Hanbury of Strathgrave, co.

Ross : —

Rt. Hon. John Henry Peyto Verney, M.C., 20th Baron

Willoughby de Broke (Eng., 12 Aug. 1491), is also heir

general of the Barony of Latimer (Eng., 20 Dec. 1299)

[Supporters — Two antelopes, argent, semee of torteaux,

armed and unguled or], J. P. co. Warwick, Capt. i7th/2ist

Lancers, b. 1896. Seat — Woodley House, Kineton, co.

Warwick. Town res. — 23 Gilbert Street, Grosvenor Square,

W. 1 . Club— Carlton.

Sons of Rev. the Hon. Walter Robert Verney, M.A.
(Oxon.), Rector of Lightbourne, and Vicar of Ches-
terton, co. Warwick, Hon. Chaplain Warwickshire
Imp. Yeo., b. 1846; d. 1912; m. 1879, Elizabeth
Georgina, d. of Major Robert Wilberforce Bird, of
Barton House, co. Warwick :—
Robert Barnard Verney, Esq., b. 1881.
Regnell Henry Verney, Esq., O.B.E., Wing-Comdr.
Royal Flying Corps, b. 1886. Postal address — R.A.F.
Headquarters, India.



VERNON (U.O.). Argent, a fret sable. Mantling

sable and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, a

boar's head erased sable, ducally gorged or. Motto—

" Ver non semper viret." Livery— Claret, scarlet facings.

Sons of John Fane Vernon, Esq., of Erne Hill, co.

Cavan, J. P., D.L. co. Cavan (High Sheriff 1890),

M.A. (Camb.), Barrister-at-Law, b. 1849; d. 1923; m.

1882, Thomasina Georgiana, d. of Rev. Henry Joy

Tombe, D.D., Canon of Christ Church Cathedral,

Dublin :— , ^ t „

John Edward Vernon, Esq., Capt. late Royal Dub. Fus. ,

b. 1888; m. 1917, Dolores Veronica, d. of Bernard Arnold,

F.L.S. ,' of Milton Hall, Kent, and has issue— John Fane

Vernon, Gentleman, b. 1924; and Rachel Mary. Seat—

Bishopswood Grange, co. Hereford. Club — Kildare Street


Henry Arthur Vernon, Gentleman, b. . Res. — 1

Wilton Place, Dublin.

Son of John Edward Vernon, Esq., of Erne Hill,
J.P., D.L., M.A. (High Sheriff 1864), a Land Com-
missioner for Ireland, (J. 1816; d. 1887; m. 1st, 1846,
Harriet (d. 1853), d. of Rt. Rev. John Leslie, D.D.,
Bishop of Kilmore ; 2nd, 1857, Maria Esther, d. of
Hon. George Francis Colley of Ferney : —
George Arthur Pomeroy Vernon, Gentleman, b. 1865;

m. 1897, Mildred Blanche, d. of Henry Bloomfield French,


VERNON (temp. Edward III.). Argent, fretty sable.
Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a boar's head erased sable, ducally gorged or.
Motto — " Ver non semper viret."

Eld. surv. son of Henry Charles Vernon, Esq., of Hilton
Park, J. P., D.L. (High Sheriff 1867), b. 1805 ; d. 1886 ;
m. 1828, Catherine, d. of Richard Rice Williams of
Hendredenny, co. Glamorgan : —
Augustus Leveson Vernon, Esq., J. P., D.L. (High
Sheriff Staffs. 1899), a - l8 3° ; m - 1864, Selina Anne, d. o:
Walter Peter Giffai d of Chillington ; and has surv. issue —
Walter Bertie William Vernon, Gentleman, b. 1871 [m.
1897, Esther Hodgson, widow of F. R. H. Atcherley of
Marton Hall, Salop, and d. of John Mills]; Henrietta
Catherine ; and Selina Mary. Seat — Hilton Park, Wolver-
hampton. Club — Carlton.

Sons of Rev. Frederick Wentworth Vernon (4th son of
Henry Charles Vernon — see above), b. 1839 ; m. 1st,
1867, Ellen Mary Woodhouse (d. 1883), d. of Henry
Woodhouse Acland ; 2nd, 1885, Edith Serena Hill, d.
of Rev. William Henry Boothby : —
Hugh Woodhouse Vernon, Gentleman, b. 1872.
Charles Percy Vernon, Gentleman, 6. 1873.
Richard Francis Vernon, Gentleman, b. 1874.
Evelyn Vernon, Gentleman, b. 1889.
Roger Vernon, Gentleman, b. 1893.
Peter Wentworth Vernon, Gentleman, b. 1895.
Son of Rev. William George Vernon (5th son of Henry
Charles Vernon — see above), late Vicar of St. John's,
Kenilworth, b. 1840 ; d. ; m. 1st, 1866, Alex-

andria Adelaide (d. 1914), d. of late William Davey
Sole of Devonport ; 2nd, 1917, Edith, d. of William
Allord, of Ripple, Worcs. : —
Cecil Charles William Vernon, Gentleman, b. 1868; m.
1893, Charlotte Isabel Leane, d. of R. W. Flick of Banbury ;
and has had issue — Eric Cecil Wentworth Vernon, Gentle-
man, b. ; killed in action 1916 ; Leveson George
Wentworth Vernon, Gentleman, b. . Res. —

6th son of Henry Charles Vernon, Esq., and Catherine
Williams (see above) : —
Edward Hamilton Vernon, Gentleman, b. 1844 ; m. 1st,
Fanny Ibbotson ; 2nd, Miriam, d. of Rev. Henry Fisher of
Leamington. Res. —

Son of Herbert Charles Erskine Vernon, Gentleman,
I.C.S. (3rd son of George Augustus Vernon, of Hare-
field Park, Middlesex ; brother of Henry Charles
Vernon— see above), b. 1851 ; d. 1893; m. 1878, Helen,
d. of General Liptrot : —
Col. Henry Albemarle Vernon, D.S.O., Officer i/c Roy.
Signal Records, late Roy. Corps of Signals, and K. R.R.C.,
J. P. co. Northampton, served S. African War and Great
War, Chev. Legion of Honour, has Order of the Nile,
3rd Class, Brev. Lt.-Col. 1918, despatches twice, b. 1879 ;
m. 1916, Maud Valerie, only child of Maj.-Gen. J. G.
Turner, C.B., of Eastgate House, Warwick ; and has issue
— Henry Richard Wentworth Vernon, Gentleman, b. 19 19 ;
and Dorothy Averil Wentworth. Seat— Stoke Bruerne Park,
Towcester. Res. — Saxonbury, Rochester, Kent. Club —
Junior United Service.

VERNON (H. Coll., 4 Jan. 1909). Or, on a fesse azure,
between two crosses moline gules, three garbs of the field.
Mantling azure and or. Crest— On a wreath of the
colours, in front of a demi-femalc figure affrontee proper,
vested azure, around the temples an oak-wreath vert, hold-
ing in the dexter hand a sickle and in the sinister two ears
of wheat slipped also proper, a garb fessewise or. Motto—
" Vernon semper viret." Livery — Blue, gilt buttons.

Sons of Sir William Vernon, 1st Bart., of Shotwick Park,
Cheshire, b. 1835; d. 1919 ; m. 1857, Jane Margaret
(d. 1910), d. of Thomas Cooper of Fulford, co. Staf-
ford :—
Sir (John) Herbert Vernon, 2nd Bart. (24 Jan. 1914). oi




Shotwick Park, Lord of the Manors of Shotwick and Great
Sanghall, High Sheriff Cheshire 1926 [Arms as above,
impaling: — Ermine, two bars or, over all a lion rampant
azure, charged on the shoulder with a rose of the second
(for Bagnall)], b. 1S58 ; m. 1889, Elizabeth, d. of John
Bagnail, of lean Leys, Staffs., and has had issue — (1)
William Norman Vernon, Esq., M.A. (Oxon.), b. 1890
[tn. 192 1, Caroline Janet, d. of the late D. M. Robertson-
Macdonald, and has Lsue — Nigel John Douglas Vernon,
Esq., b. 1924 ; and Diana Elizabeth (Res. — Lancelyn,
Bromborough, Cheshire)] ; (2) Herbert Douglas Vernon,
Esq., Lieut. Gren. Gds., b. 1893; killed in action 1916;
(3) Humphrey Bagnall Vernon, Esq., M.C., Lieut, late
Gren. Gds., b. 1895; (4) John Stafford Vernon, E q.,
b. 1930; and .sina Elizabeth Margaret. Seat — Shotwick
Park, Cheshire. Res. — 109 Lancaster Gate, W.2. Clubs
— R.A.C., Conservative, Exchange (Liverpool), etc.

William Allen Vernon, Esq., b. i860; tn. 1888, Elizabeth,
d. of Herbert Marson of Marsh House, co. Stafford, and has
issue — Herbert Wallace Vernon, Gentleman, late Lieut.
R.A. F. ,b. i89o[w. 1924. Gertrude May, d. of Tom Jackson,
of Waterfoot, Heaton, Bolton, and has issue — Bryan Tom
Jackson Vernon, Gentleman, b. 1925 ; Richard Wallace
Vernon, Gentleman, b. 1927 (Res. — Dollisfield, Totteridge
Lane, N. 20]); Reginald Thornycroft Vernon, Esq., late
Capt. R.A.F., b. 1892 [tn. 1920, Margarita Grace, d. of J.
Constantine, of Halsey Hall, Northallerton, and has issue —
1 son ; and 3 daus. (Res. — Silverton, Hayes Lane, Kenley,
Surrey)] ; Wilfred Douglas Vernon, late Lieut. R.A.F., b.
1897 [tn. 1923, Nancy Elizabeth, d. of Tom Jackson, of
Waterfoot, Heaton, and has issue — John Hamo Jackson
Vernon, Gentleman, b 1924 ; William Michael Vernon,
Gentleman, b. 1926 (iter— Lane End, Broad Lane, Hale,
Cheshire)] ; Daisy Hilda [tn. 1917, Capt. R.C. Dickins, 4th
Batt. London Regt.] ; Helen Dorothy Winifred [tn. 1922,
Robert John Read, of Rivington, Eaton, Norwich]; and
Nanny Uarda Elsie [tn. 1927, Victor W. Dix, F.R.C.S.].
Res. — Hawkwell Place, Pembury, Kent.

Rev. Henry Richard Cooper Vernon, M.A. (Queen's
College, Camb.), late Vicar of Rothersthorpe, Northants.,
b. 1865 ; tn. 1893, Jessie Georgina, d. of late Rev. George
Woodfield Paul, M.A. (Oxford), Hon. Canon of Peter-
borough, and has issue — Rev. Gerald Richard Vernon, M.A.
(Oxon.), b. 1899; John Digby Thornycroft Vernon, Gen-
tleman, b. 1901. Res.— Fairmount, Hollington Park, St.

VERNON (R.L., 5 Aug. 1845, H. Coll). Qua-terly,
1 and 4, argent, a fret sable (Vernon) ; 2 and 3, gules, three
bars gemelles argent, over all a chevron ermine, on a chief
of the second three blackamoors' heads proper, a canton of
the field charged with a battleaxe or, all within a bordure
countercompony of the second and azure (Smith). Mant-
ling sable and argent. Crests— 1. on a wreath of the
colours a boar's head erased sable, ducally gorged or
(Vernon) ; 2. on a wreath of the colours, a cubit arm erect
in armour proper, charged with a battleaxe sable, the hand
grasping two wreaths of laurel pendent on either side also
proper (Smith). Motto— - ' Ver non semper viret."

Only son of Rt. Hon. Courtenay Robert Percy Vernon,

3rd Baron Lyveden, late Capt. 3rd Batt. Highland L.I.,

b. 1857 ; d. 1926 ; tn. 1890, Fanny Zelie (d. 1924), d. of

the late Major Hill of Wollaston Hall, co. Northants: —

Rt. Hon. Robert Fitzpatrick Courtenay Vernon, 4th Baron

Lyveden of Lyveden, co. Northants. (U.K., 28 June 1859),

late Capt. 3rd Batt. Highland L.I., Paymaster-Lieut.

R. N. R. [Supporters— Dexter, a boar sable, ducally gorged

and suspended therefrom by a chain, an escutcheon or,

charged with a rose gules, slipped proper ; sinister, a wyvern

vert, plain collared, and suspended therefrom by a chain,

an escutcheon or, charged with a rose gules slipped proper],

b. 1892. Res. —

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