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conjoined in stalk, fructed proper. Badge — An acorn
slipped and leaved proper, within an annulet or. Motto —
" Floreat."

Yngr. son of Sir Patrick Heron Watson, Kt., F.R.S.E...
F.R.C.S.E. (President i878and 1903), Hon. F.R.CS.I.,
M.D., Hon. LL.D. Edinburgh, Knight of the Order of
Charles III. of Spain, Surgeon-in-Ordinary in Scotland
to H.M. Queen Victoria, Hon. Surgeon in Scotland to
H.M. King Edward VII., D.L. for the City and County
of the City of Edinburgh, Assistant-Surgeon to the



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Forces 1854-56 (Crimean War, Staff Assistant-Surgeon,
and R.A. ), Brigade Surgeon-Lieut. -Col. (V.D. ),
Queen's Rifle Volunteer Bde. Roy. Scots, b. 1832 ;
d. 1907; m. 1861, Elizabeth Gordon, eldest d. of James
Miller, M.D., F.R.C.S.E., Professor of Surgery
(Edin.):—
James Miller Heron Watson, Esq., M.A. (Oxon.), 6.

1879. Res. — Fort les Bains, Ametie les Bains, Pyrenees

Orientales, France.

WATSON (L.O., 1881). Argent, an oak-tree proper,
growing out of a mount in base vert, surmounted of a fesse
sable, charged with three stars of six points of the first.
Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest — Upon a wreath
of his liveries, an oak-tree proper, growing out of a mount
vert. Motto— ' ' Florescit. ' '

Eld surv. son of Harry James Watson, Esq., Lieut.-Col.
late nth Hussars, b. 1850; d. 1918 ; m. 1873, Mary,
dau. of John Russell, Esq. , of Newforge, co. Antrim : —

Ivor Wilberforce Mewburn- Watson (formerly Watson),
Esq., Major late Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders,
b. 1875, assumed the additional surname of Mewburn 1922 ;
served S. Africa and Great War; m. 1012, Dorothea
Margaret Richmond, only d. of the late Wiiliam Richmond
Mewburn, Esq., J. P., of Acomb, Northumberland. Seats
— Langley House, Langley, near Slough, Bucks. ; Acomb
House, Hexham, Northumberland. Club — Army and
Navy.

The Late JAMES RONALD WATSON, Gentleman, a
descendant of the family of Watson of Westerton and Colt-
field. Born July 6, 1830, being the eldest son of James
Watson, by his wife Louise Sarah Sarrassin, dau. of August
Ernest Sarrassin de Maraise, of the Chateau d'Hautonne,
Normandy. Armorial bearings— Argent, on a chevron




engrailed azure, a cross pat£e and two crescents or, in
chief a thistle leaved and slipped proper between two
martlets sable, and in base a martlet of the last between
two like thistles. Upon the escutcheon is placed a helmet
befitting his degree, with a Mantling azure and argent ;
and for his Crest, upon a wreath of the colours, in front
of four thistles saltirewise, leaved and slipped proper, a
gryphon's head erased argent, holding in the beak a branch
of olive slipped also proper. Motto — " Esto quod esse
videris."



WATSON (H. Coll.). Argent, on a chevron engrailed
azure between three martlets sable, a trefoil slipped between
two crescents or. Mantling azure and argent. Crest —
Upon a wreath of the colours, a gryphon's head erased
argent, ducally gorged or, charged with a trefoil slipped
vert. Motto — ■" Esto quod esse videris."

Sons of Gen. Sir John Watson, V.C., G.C.B., late

13th Duke of Connaught's Lancers (Watson's Horse),

b. 1829; d. 1919 ; m. 1860, Eliza Jesser (d. 1892),

d. of John Davies of Cranbrook Park, Essex : —

Maj.-Gen. William Arthur Watson, C.B., C.M.G., C.I.E.,

Indian Army (ret.), b. i860 ; m. 1897, Marguerite Audrey,

d. of Lt.-Col. Alfred Stowell Jones, V.C., of Finchampstead,

Berks. Res. — Manor Farm, Telscombe, nr. Lewes.

Maj.-Gen. Sir Harry Davis Watson, K.B.E, C.B.,
C.M.G., C.I.E., M.V.O., Indian Army (ret.), Extra
Equerry-in- Waiting to King George since 1910, b. 1866;
m.. 1895, Ada Mary, d. of W. H. Reynolds, F.R.G.S., and
has issue — Robert Arthur Davis Watson, Esq., Capt R.E. ,
b. 1896 [m. 1920, Ethel Douglas, d. of the late John Henry
Lace, Esq., C.I.E., Imperial Forest Dept.]; and 3 daus.
Res. — Drewston House, Drewsteignton, Devon. Postal
address — c/o Grindlay & Co., 54 Parliament Street, S.W. 1.

WATSON of Sulhamstead (H. Coll., 1912). Argent, a
chevron azure, between three martlets sable, all within a
bordure of the second, charged with eight crescents of the
first. Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, a gryphon's head erased sable, gorged with
a crown palisado or, holding in the beak a sprig of oak
fructed proper. Motto — " Esto quod esse videris."

Eld. son of William Watson of The Elms, Temple

Balsall, Warwickshire, b. 1828 ; d. 1912 ; m. 1857,

Emma (d. 1909), d. of William Wakefield of Clay-

brooke, Leicestershire: —
Sir (William) George Watson, Bart. (1912), Lord of the
Manor of Sulhamstead Abbots, High Sheriff co. Berks.
1920, b. 1861 ; m. 1st, 1887, Mary Charlotte {d.s.p. 1888),
d. of Thomas Holding Watson of Wigan, Lancashire ;
2nd, 1894, Bessie, d. of Thomas Atkinson of Workington,
Cumberland; and has issue — (1) Norman James Watson,
Esq., late Lieut. K.R.R.C, b. 1897; (2) Victor William
Watson, Esq., b. 1908; and Florence [m. 1916, James
Nagle, late K.R.R.C, of Toronto ; and has issue]. Seat —
Sulhamstead House, near Reading, Berks. Clubs — Royal
Automobile, British Empire.

Son of Charles Henry Watson, Gentleman, b. 1863 ;

d. 1927 ; m. 1888, Marie, d. of John Watson, ot

Birmingham : —
William John Watson, Gentleman, b. 1892. Res. —
10 Devonshire House, W.i ; Ash Mount, West Hill Road,
Birmingham.

Yngr. sons of William Watson (see above): —
John Alfred Watson, Esq., O.B.E., J.P. and (1927) High
Sheriff co. Warwick, b. 1865; m. 1887, Mary Anne, d. of
Robert Lea, of Birmingham ; and has issue — (x) Alfred
Sidney Watson, Gentleman, b. 1892 [m. 1915, Ida Evelyn,
adopted d. of C. H. Jaques, of Hastings ; and has issue —
Alfred Maxwell Watson, Gentleman, b. 1916 ; Lewis
Ronald Watson, Gentleman, b. 1917] ; (2) Arnold
Percy Watson, Gentleman, b. 1898 [m. 1921, Bertha
Clarice, d. of A. Sykes, of Withington, Manchester ;
and has issue — Michael Frederick Watson, Gentleman,
b. 1922; Geoffrey Arnold Watson, Gentleman, b. 1924
(Res.— Beaconsfield Davenport, nr. Stockport)] ; (3) Ernest
Leonard Watson, Gentleman, b. 1899 [m. 1922, Hilda
Helen, d. of S. T. Pemberton, of Norwood, Knowle ; and
has issue — Leonard Peter Watson, Gentleman, b. 1925 ;
and Joan Ellen (Res.— Woodlands, Barford, co. Warwick)] ;
(4) William Frederick Watson, Gentleman, b. 1904 [m. 1928,
Joan Elizabeth, d. of A. E, Button, of The Oaks, Dorridge
(Res.— 6 Porchester Gate, W.2)] ; Mary Ethel [m. 1914,
Ernest Stanley Patterson] ; Mabel Charlotte [m. 1915,
William B. Dronsfield] ; Alice Muriel [m. 1919, Neville
Wallace Gilbert] ; and Edith Violet. Seats— Chadwick
Manor, Knowle, co Warwick ; Southend, Polsham Park,
Paignton, S. Devon.

Edwin Herbert Watson, Gentleman, b. 1872 ; m. 1893,
Emma, d. of George H. Metzger, of Alsace ; and has issue—
4 daus. Res. —

Percy Octavius Watson, Gentleman, b. 1878; m. 1906,
Glwadys Margaret Smith. Res. —

WATSON. Parted per pale argent and or, an oak-
tree proper, growing out of a mount in base vert>
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Crest — On a wreath of the colours, the stump of an oak-
tree with a branch sprouting from either side, each grasped
by a hand issuing from a cloud all proper. Motto —
" Insperata floruit."

Third son of Sir John Watson, 2nd Bart., of Earnock,

co. Lanark, M.A., b. i860 ; d. 1903 ; m. 1893,

Edith Jane (d. 1926), d. of William Henry Nott, of

Princes Park, Liverpool : —

Sir Derrick William Inglefield Watson, 4th Bart.

(15 July 1895), of Earnock, co. Lanark, b. 1901 ; s. his

brother 1918 ; m. 1925, Margrett Georgina, d. of Col.

Thomas Robertson-Aikman, C.B., of The Ross; and

has issue — John Forbes Watson, Esq., 2nd Lieut. 4th

Q.O.R. West Kent Regt. (T.A.), b. 1926. Res.— Burr's

Wood, Old Groombridge, Kent. Club — Boodle's.

WATSON (L.O. 1880). Or, out of a mount vert,

an oak-tree proper, surmounted of a fesse ermine,

charged with two mullets azure. Mantling gules, doubled

argent. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, two hands

issuing out of clouds fessways holding the trunk of an

oak-tree paleways with branches sprouting out proper,

and in an escroll above this Motto — " A Deo floruit."

Eld. son of Rt. Hon. William Watson, P.C., Baron

Watson of Thankerton, a Lord of Appeal in Ordinary

and a Life Peer, b. 1827 ; d. 1899 ; m. 1868,

Margaret (d. 1898), d. of Dugald J. Bannatyne: —

Hon. Thomas Henry Watson, J. P. Somerset, Barrister-

at-Law. Capt. (temp.) A.S.C., b. 1869 ; m. 1897, Caroline

Mary, d. of the late Lord Adam, Judge of the Court of

Session. Res. — Cormiston, Milverton, Somerset.

WATSON (L.O.). Argent, an oak-tree growing out of a
mount in base vert, fructed or, surmounted of a fess azure,
charged with two rams' heads affronted proper, horned of
the third. Mantling azure, doubled argent. Crest — On a
wreath of his liveries, a curlew proper. Motto — "Ad
finem fidelis."

Son of : —

David Andrew Watson, Gentleman, Stockbroker, b. .
Psotal address —

WATSON (Confd. U.O., 20 March 1897). Azure, a
chevron ermine, between three suns in splendour proper.
Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the




d. of the Very Rev. Hussey Burgh Macartney, D.D.,

Dean of Melbourne : —
Edward John Macartney Watson, Esq., B.A. (Cantab.),
F.R.C.P.I., M.D. (Dub.), late Capt. R.A.M.C, b. 1872 ;
m. 1918, Ina Emily, d. of Turner Oliver Read, Esq.,
J. P., King's Co. Res. — 25 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin.
Clubs — University (Dublin), Royal St. George Yacht
(Kingstown).

WATSON (L.O.). Argent, an oak-tree growing out of a
mount in base proper, fructed or, surmounted of a fess
gules, charged with a lion rampant between a tower in the
dexter, and in the sinister a fleur-de-lis gold. Mantling
gules, doubled argent. Crest— On a wreath of his liveries,
a dexter hand couped holding a sword erect in pale
proper, pommelled or, supporting a mullet of the last.
Motto—" Ex nihil, nihil fit."

Son of : —

David Gerard Watson, Esq., M.C., Capt. Highland L.I. ,
b

THOMAS WRIGHT WATSON, Esq., J. P. for co.
Waterford (High Sheriff 1855-6, and appointed again in
1858, but declined to serve). Born 1836, being the eldest
son of the late William George Watson of Chigwell, Essex,
by Harriet, dau. of Hugh Atkins. Armorial bearings —
Argent, on a chevron engrailed azure between three martlets
sable, a trefoil enclosed by two crescents or. Mantling
azure and argent ; and for his Crest, a griffin's head erased
argent, ducally gorged or, and charged with a trefoil vert.
Motto — " Esto quod esse." Married, 1854, Claudine
Marion, fifth dau. of the late John Gore of Woodford,
Essex. Seats — Lubenham, Market Harborough, and Tile
Barn, East Woodhay, Newbury. Res. —

WATSON (L.O., 1887). Argent, an oak-tree fructed,
growing out of a mount in base proper, surmounted of a
bend gules, charged with three cinquefoils of the first.




colours, a talbot passant ermines. Motto — " Mea gloria

fides." Livery — Navy blue.

Eldest surv. son of Sir William Watson, Knt.,
D.L., J. P., M.A. (Dublin), of 25 Fitzwilliam Place,
Dublin, b. 1842 ; d. 1918 ; m. 1868, Janet Frances,



Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of
his liveries, a cross crosslet fitchee argent, issuing out of a
crescent gules. Motto — " Lippen to God."

Only son of William Livingstone Watson, Esq., J. P.

co. Perth, Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society,

Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society, and Fellow

of the Royal Statistical Society, b. 1835 ; d. 1903 ; m.

1878, Elizabeth Lindsay (d. 1899), d. of George Seton,

Advocate : —

Robert William Seton Watson, Gentleman, of New Coll.,

Oxford, B.A. 1902, M.A. 1905, D.Litt. 1910, b. 1879; tn.

1911, Marion Esther, d. of late Edward Stack, Bengal Civil

Service ; and has issue — George Hugh Nicholas Watson,

Gentleman, b. 1916 ; Christopher Ivan William Watson,

Gentleman, b. 1918. Estate and post. add. — Ayton House,

Abernethy, Perthshire. Club — Savile.



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» WATSON (H. Coll.). Per pale argent and or, on a
chevron azure, between in chief a crescent of the last
between two martlets sable and in base a crescent of the




third, a martlet between two crescents of the second.
Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a gryphon's head erased argent, charged with
two crescents in pale azure between as many passion-nails
sable. Motto — " Esto quod esse videris."

Sons of William Clarence Watson, Esq., J. P. and D.L.
of Colworth, Sharnbrook, Beds., Lord of the Manors of
Colworth and Souldrop, b. 1844; d. 1907; tn.. 1869,
Mary Louisa, d. of Rev. Campbell Bassett Arthur
Grey Hulton : —
William Donald Paul Watson-Gandy, Esq., J. P. (q.v.).
Hugh Gordon Watson, Gentleman, b. 1874.

WATSON of Kidderminster (H. Coll.). Azure, on a
chevron nebuly between two martlets in chief and a rose in
base argent, three crescents of the field. Mantling azure
and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, in front of
a gryphon's head erased azure, collared and holding in the
beak a branch of two roses argent, leaved and slipped
proper, an escutcheon also argent, charged with a martlet
azure. Motto — ' ' Esto quod esse videris."

Sons of Col. Richard Talbot Watson, V.D., of Honey-
brook House, Franche, Kidderminb t ^r, J. P. co. Wore,
and Kidderminister, Lt-Col. and Hon. Col. comdg.
1st V.B. Worcs. Regt. 1895-1904, b. 1845 > d. 1923 ;
m. 1st, 1872, Harriet Elizabeth, d. of James Morton;
2nd, 1885, Ada Frances, d. of William Grosvenor : —
Richard Quintus Watson, Gentleman, b. 1873 ; m. 1906,
Marguerite Ida Humphries ; and has issue — Richard Sextus
Watson, Gentleman, b. 1910 ; and Ida Rosemary. Res. —
Oakfield, Kidderminster.

Charles Morton Watson, Gentleman, b. 1877; m. ,

Alice Ellen Woodman, ne'e Pearson. Res. —

George Grosvenor Watson, Gentleman, b. 1886 ; m. 1921,
Isabel Lydia Shorthose. Res. —

WATSON (R.L., 26 Feb. 1745-6). Quarterly, 1 and 4,
argent, on a chevron engrailed azure, between three mart-
lets sable, as many crescents or (Watson) ; 2 and 3, or, two
chevronels gules, a crescent for difference (Monson).
Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a griffin's head erased argent, ducally gorged or.
Motto — " Mea gloria fides."

Son of Hon. Richard Watson, b. 1800; d. 1852; m.

1839, Lavinia Jane, d. of Lord George Quin : —



The late Rev. Went worth Watson, J. P., late Vicar of
Abingdon, b. 1848 ; m. 1903, Eveleen Frances (Res. —
Stoke Albany, Market Harborough), d. of Rev. Frederick
Manners Stopford, andrf. 1925. Seat— Rockingham Castle,
Uppingham, Northants.

WATSON (H.Coll., 1866). Azure, on a fesse dancettee
between three crescents argent, as many martlets sable
Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a gryphon's head erased azure, ducally crowned or,
between two branches of palm proper.

Sons of Sir Charles Rushworth Watson, 3rd Bart.,
b. 1865; d. 1922; m. 1 91 1, Evelyn Mary Elizabeth,
only d. of late Aubrey Thomas Cartwright of Edgcote
Park, Northants. : —
Sir Thomas Aubrey Watson, 4th Bart. (27 June 1866),
b. 191 1. Seat — Shakenhurst Hall, Cleobury Mortimer,
Salop.
John Rushworth Watson, Esq., b. 1913.

Right Honourable WILLIAM HENRY ARM-
STRONG FITZPATRICK WATSON - ARM-
STRONG, Baron Armstrong of Bamburgh and Craigside,
J. P. and D.L. for Northumberland, High Sheriff 1899,
formerly Major and second in command late in Northumber-
land Hussars (I.Y. ) (retired 1910), C.A. of Northumberland,
and formerly River Tyne Commissioner, M.A. (Camb.),
Hon. D.C.L. (Durham), Honorary Freeman of Newcastle-
on-Tyne, has Territorial Decoration, and Grand Cordon of
Medjidie. Born May 3, 1863, being the only son of the late
John William Watson, Esq. , of Adderstone, Northumberland
(d. 1909) (eldest son of the Hon. Sir William Henry
Watson, Baron of the Exchequer), by Margaret Godman,
dau. of the late Patrick Persse Fitz Patrick of Fitzleet
House, Bognor ; d. 1923 ; assumed by Royal Licence the
name and arms of Armstrong, in accordance with the
wish of his great-uncle, the Rt. Hon. Lord Armstrong,
C. B. , in 1889, in addition to those of Watson; created
Baron 1903. Armorial bearings (H. Coll., 1889) —
Quarterly, 1 and 4, gules, in fesse a tilting-spear or,
headed argent, between two dexter arms embowed in
armour, couped at the shoulder fessewise proper, the hand
extended also proper (for Armstrong, 1887) ; 2 and 3, argent,
a fesse raguly between two crosses bottony in chief and a
martlet in base all gules (for Watson, 1889). Mantling
gules and or. Crests — 1. on a wreath of the colours, a
dexter arm embowed in armour, couped at the shoulder
and encircled at the elbow by a wreath of oak, the hand
grasping a hammer all proper (for Armstrong) ; 2. on
a wreath of the colours, in front of an arm embowed
in armour proper, garnished or, holding a palm-
branch vert, a martlet between two crosses bottony
gules. Mottoes — " Fortis in armis" (for Armstrong);
" Deum time regem honora " (for Watson). Supporters
(H. Coll., 1903)— On either side a smith holding over his
exterior shoulder a sledge-hammer. Livery — Brown
coat, yellow and black striped waistcoat ; dress : brown
coat, yellow plush breeches. Married, 1st, 1889,
Winifreda Jane (d. 1914), dau. of Gen. Sir John Adye,
G.C.B. ; 2nd, 1916, Beatrice Elizabeth, Order of Mercy,
President of League of Mercy for Northumberland dau. of
Jonathan Cowx, Esq., of Tudhoe; and has had Issue — Hon.
William John Montagu Watson-Armstrong, formerly Cap-
tain 7th Northumberland Fus., served Great War, now
Consul for Siam in Canada, b. Oct. 10, 1892 [m. 1917, Zaida,
dau. of Cecil James Drummond-Wolff and has issue : —
William Henry Cecil John Robin Watson-Armstrong, Esq.,
b. 1919]; and Hon. Winifreda Margaret, d. 1912. Seats —
Cragside, Rothbury ; Bamburgh Castle, Northumberland.
Res. — The Cottage in the Park, Cragside, Rothbury,
Morpeth, Northumberland. Clubs — Constitutional, Carlton,
Northern Counties (Newcastle-on-Tyne).

WATSON-TAYLOR (L.O., 1815, and R.L., 10 Aug.
1815, H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, argent, a saltire wavy
sable, between two hearts in pale gules, and as many
cinquefoils in fesse vert (for Taylor); 2 and 3, argent, a
tree growing out of a mount in base vert, surmounted of a
fesse azure, charged with three mullets of the field (for
Watson). Mantling sable and argent. Crests — 1. out of
a ducal coronet or, a dexter cubit arm erect proper, the
hand holding a cross crosslet fitch^e gules (for Taylor) ; 2.
upon a wreath of the colours, the stump of a tree, sprouting,
branches proper (for Watson). Mottoes — "In hoc signo
vinces " ; " Insperata floruit."

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1811 ; d. 1902; m. 1843, Lady Hannah Charlotte, d.
of the eighth Marquess of Tweeddale, K.T. : —

George Simon Arthur Watson-Taylor, Esq., J. P. co.
Wilts., late Capt. Wiltshire Yeomanry, [Supporters— On
either side a leopard proper, armed and langued gules,
collared and chained or (Granted to the late George Watson-
Taylor, Esq. , and the heirs male of his body, under Royal
Sign-Manual, by a warrant of His Royal Highness the Prince
Regent, bearing date 28 Sept. 1815)], b. 5 Oct. 1850; m. 16
Dec. 1895, Evelyn Matilda (who obtained a judicial separa-
tion 1905), ygst. d. of the late Henry Fitzroy, Esq., of
Salcey Lawn, Northants. £<w/— Urchfont Manor, Devizes.

Arthur Wellesley Watson-Taylor, Esq. , J. P. , of Haughton
Grove, Jamaica, b. 17 Feb. 1853 ; m. 5 Sept. 1883, Mary
Emmeline, younger d. of Thomas Murthwaite of Stewart
Castle, in the Island of Jamaica ; and has had issue— Arthur
Simon Watson-Taylor, Gentleman, b. 18 June 1884; killed in
action in 1915 ; Harry Gerald Watson- Taylor, Gentleman,
b. 3r Aug. 1885 [m. 1908, Helen Muriel, only d. of George
Dewar of Harmony Hall, Jamaica, and has issue— Barbara
Helen] ; Alfred Cyril Watson-Taylor, Gentleman, b. 12
Dec. 1886 [m. 1910, Edith Mary, d. of Alexander Fraser
and has issue: — Cyril Evelyn Watson-Taylor, Gentleman, b.
1911]; Felix John Watson-Taylor, Gentleman, b. 6 Dec.
1887 [m. 1913, Lilian Elizabeth, d. of John Tennant of
19 The Boltons, S.W., and has issue— Elizabeth Mary];
Eric George Watson-Taylor, Gentleman, b. 18 Jan. 1896.
Seat — Haughton Grove, Jamaica.

William Arthur Watson-Taylor, Gentleman, b. 20 May
1859.

WATSON-GANDY (Arms of Watson H. Coll.). Per
pale argent and or, on a chevron azure between in chief a
crescent of the last, between two martlets sable, and in base
a crescent of the third, a martlet between two crescents of
the second, and on an escutcheon of pretence the arms of




Gandy, viz: — Per fesse nebuly gules and argent, in chief
two pairs of swords in saltire proper, pommels and hilts
or, and in base a saltire couped of the first. Mantling'
azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a
gryphon's head erased argent, charged with two crescents in
pale azure, between as many passion-nails sable. Motto —
" Esto quod esse videris." Livery — Blue and white.

Eld. son of William Clarence Watson, Esq., J. P., D.L.,

of Colworth House, Beds., b. 1840 ; d. 1907; m. 1867,

Mary Louisa, d. of Rev. Campbell Basset Arthur Grey

Hulton, Rector of Emberton, Bucks. : —

William Donald Paul Watson-Gandy (formerly Watson),

Esq., M.C., J. P. cos. Bedford and Westmorland, Major

Scots Greys, b. 1872; assumed by Deed Poll 1917, the

additional surname of Gandy; m, 1906, Annis Vere, only



child and heir of the late James Gandy Gandy of Heaves t
Westmorland, and has issue — (1) James Donald Watson-
Gandy, Gentleman, b. 1908 ; (2) Campbell Vere Watson-
Gandy, Gentleman, b. 191 1 ; (3) Anthony Blethyn Watson-
Gandy, Gentleman, 5. 1919. Seat — Heaves, nr. Kendal,
Westmorland. Club — Windham.

WATT, see GIBSON-WATT.

JOHN BROWN WATT, Esquire, formerly of Eynes-
bury, Woollahra, N.S. Wales, Member Legislative Council

of New South Wales. Born ■, being the son of late

Alexander Hamilton Watt, Merchant, who resided at Grange
Road, Edinburgh. Armorial bearings -He bears for
Arms : Gules, on a pile between three mullets, two and one,
in base argent, an oak-tree eradicated proper. 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, on a dexter glove lying fesseways,
tasselled, a peregrine falcon close proper, belled or, holding
in the beak a falcon's hood gules ; and in an escroll over the
same this Motto, " Fide et fiducia." Postal address —

WATTS (H. Coll., 1852). Ermine, on a chief sable, a
garb between two bees or. Mantling sable and argent.
Crest — Upon a wreath of the colours, a demi-griffin




sable, with wings extended chequy or and sable, the
sinister claw resting on a garb or. Motto — " Fide sed cui
vide." Livery — Dark grey coat, scarlet vest, drab box-
coat, with silver buttons.

Sons of James Watts, Esq. , of Abney Hall, Cheadle,

Cheshire, and Upper House, Hayfield, co. Derby, b.

1845 ; d. 1926 ; m. 1877, Anne Hadfield, d. of Henry

Browne, Doctor of Medicine, of The Gables, Victoria

Park, Manchester: —

James Watts, Esq., B.A. Oxon., b. 1878; m. 1902,

Margaret, eld, d. of Frederick Alvah Miller, of Ashfield,

Torquay, and New York, and has issue — James Watts,

Gentleman, b. 1903. Seats— Abney Hall, Cheadle, Cheshire ;

Upper House, Hayfield, co. Derby.

Humphrey Watts, Esq., O.B.E..T.D., B.A. (Oxon.),
Bt.-Col. I. A., b. 1880 ; m. 1907, Gladys Mary, ygst. d. of Sir
Edward Parkes, M.P., of Oak Grange, Edgbaston. Res.—
Haslington Hall, nr. Crewe.

Henry Lyonel Watts, Gentleman, B.A. (Oxon.), b. 1884;
m. 1914, Jean; d. of Major and the Hon. Mrs. Bloomfield
of Djenan-es-Saonda. Res.— 39 Stanhope Gardens, S.W.7.



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Miles Buckston Watts, Gentleman, B.A. (Oxon.), served
Great War (Croix de Guerre with palm), 6. 1886; m. 1911,
Violet Ethel, d. of Walter E. Barratt of Linley Hall, Bishop's
Castle, Shropshire. Res. — Dean Manor, Charlbury, Oxon.



WATTS (H. Coll.). Azure, a lymphad, and in chief
two naval crowns or. Mantling azure and or. Crest —
Issuant from a naval crown or, a demi-sea-lion rampant
azure, supporting a flagstaff erect, and therefrom flying to
the sinister a pennon sable.

Son of John Watts, Esq., J. P., b. : —

The late Sir Philip Watts, K.C.B. (1905), D.Sc, LL.D.,
Lt.-Col. and Hon. Col. 1st Northumbrian Brigade R.F A.
T.F.), Director of Naval Construction at the Admiralty



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