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and in an escroll over the same this Motto, " Non degener,"
and below the arms, " Aquila non captat muscas." (Mr.
Wedderburn is entitled to bear the quartered coat as in
the following two entries, that being on record in the
College of Arms.) Livery — Drab, with red facings and
silver buttons. Married, April 13, 1887, Mathilde
(d. 1898), only child of Henry William Segelcke ; and
has Issue — Alexander Henry Melvill Wedderburn, Barrister-
at-Law, 6. July 1, 1892 [to. 1921, Cynthia Margaret, eldest
daughter of Cecil Lubbock ; and has issue] ; and Margaret

Griselda [m. 1st, 1912, Stuart, yst. son of Sir T. A. De la
Rue, Bt. , and has issue; 2nd, r928, Bertine Entwistle
Sutton, D.S.O.. O.B.E., M.C., Wing-Ccmdr. R.A.F.].
Res. — The Hoo, Willingdon, Sussex. Chambers — Farrar's
Buildings, Temple, E.C.




WEDDERBURN (H. Coll. ). Quarterly, I and 4, argent'
on a chevron gules, between three roses of the second, barbed
vert, a crescent of the first for difference (Wedderburn) ; 2 and
3, vert, on a chevron argent, three mullets azure between two
garbs argent, banded gules, in chief, and in base a cock
flapping his wings or (Bedward). Mantling gules and
argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, an eagle's
head erased proper. Motto — ' ' Non degener. "

Sons of John Walter Wedderburn, Esq., late Capt.

42nd Regt., by his wife Margaret Anne, d. of T.

Whaite, late Lieut. 94th Regt., and grandson of

the late John Wedderburn of Auchterhouse, co.

Forfar, by his wife Lady Helen Ogilvy, d. of the

Rt. Hon. Walter, 7th Earl of Airlie :—
Rev. Canon John Walter Maurice Wedderburn, Clerk in
Holy Orders, b. 1855. Res.— St. Bride's Rectory, Nether
Lochaber, N.B.

Charles David St. Clair Wedderburn, Gentleman, b.
1864; m. 1898, Louisa Mary, dau. of MajorJ. E. Whaite;
and has issue — David Walter Wedderburn, Gentleman, b.
1899; and Patricia Eileen Margaret. Res. — Invermay,
Blairgowrie, Perthshire.

Quarterly, 1 and 4, argent, a saltire sable,

, 18 Dec. 1879).
in chief a mullet

gules, within a bordure azure (for Maxwell) ; 2 and 3, argent,
a chevron between three roses gules, barbed vert (for Wed-
derburn). Mantling gules and argent. Crests — 1. on a
wreath of his liveries, a stag lodged in front of a holly-tree
proper (for Maxwell) ; 2. on a wreath of his liveries, an
eagle's head erased proper (for Wedderburn). Mottoes —
' ' Reviresco " (for Maxwell) ; ' ' Non degener " (for Wedder-

Eld. son of James Andrew Colville Wedderburn-
Maxwell, Esq., Major (retired) Bengal Staff Corps,
J. P. and a Commissioner of Supply for the Stewartry of
Kirkcudbright, b. 1849 ; d. 1017 ; m. 1891, Helen Mary,
dau. of the Rev. Henry Godfrey Godfrey Faussett-
Osborne of Hartlip Place, Kent : —
John Wedderburn-Maxwell, Esq., M.C., Capt. R.F.A. ,
b. 1894; m. 1922, Hon. Ann Madeline, 2nd d. of 1st Baron
Cunliffe ; and has issue — Keir Wedderburn-Maxwell, Gen-
tleman, b. 1924 ; and 1 dau. Seal — Glenlair, Dalbeattie,

WEBSTER (H. Coll., 1900). Azure, two pallets or,
five swans in cross argent between four annulets of the
second. Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, a swan's head erased argenr, encircled
by an annulet azure, and holding in the beak a like annulet.
Motto — " Veritas puritas."

Sons of Henry George Webster, Gentleman, b. 1843,
d. 1890; m. Anne, d. of Col. Roche of Canterbury : —
Cyril Gray Webster, Gentleman, b. 1874. Res. —
Everard Francis Webster, Gentleman, b. 1877. Res. —

WEBSTER (U.O.). Azure, an annulet flory or between
three swans rousant proper. Mantling azure and or.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a swan's head and
neck erased proper, gorged with a garland of roses gules,
seeded and barbed of the first, holding in the beak an
annulet flory or. Motto — " Sperans beatus."

Son of Thomas Webster, of Magherafelt, Fermanagh,
b. 1808 ; d. 1893 ; m. Elizabeth O'Farrell: —

John Webster, Esq., J. P. co. Cork, late R. Irish
Constabulary, b. 1850 ; m. Mary Elizabeth Rice, and
has issue — (1) William Henry Albert Webster, Esq., CLE.,
Chief Police Officer, Port of London Authority, late
Commr. of Police, Rangoon, b. 1884 (Res. — 87 Victoria
Street, Westminster, S.W.i. Clubs — E.I. United Service,
R-A.C.) ; (2) Paymaster-Comdr. John Thomas Victor
Webster, D.S.O., R.N., b. 1885 [m. 1920, Elsie Madeleine,
d. of the late Harris Waine, M.A., of Llandaff, S. Wales,
and has issue — 1 dau. (Clubs — R.A.C., Middleton (co.
Cork))] ; (3) George Arthur Patrick Webster, Esq., D.S.C.,
Legion d'Honneur, Lt.-Comdr. (ret.) R.N., b. ; (4)

Frederic Game tt Webster, Esq., temp. Capt. 18th Tiwana
Lancers 1914-18; (5) Walter Percy Reed Webster,
Gentleman, Roy. Irish Regt. 1914-18, b. . Seat —

Rosehill, Ballinacurra, co. Cork.

WEDGWOOD (H. Coll.). Gules, four mullets in cross
and a canton argent. Mantling gules and argent. Crest
— Upon a ducal coronet a lion passant argent. Motto —
" Obstantia discindo."

Sons of Clement Francis Wedgwood, of Barlaston Lea

and Etruria, Capt. N. Staffs. Militia, b. 1840 ; d. 1889 ;

m. 1866, Emily Catherine, d. of James Meadows

Rendel, F.R.S., of 8 Great George St., S.W. :—

Major Francis Hamilton Wedgwood, J. P., D.L. co.

Staffs., Chairman of Josiah Wedgwood & Sons, Ltd.,

Director of London, Midland and Scottish Railway, Capt.

4th Staffs. Regt., S. Africa 1900-02, and Great War, is

Major on General List, b. 1867; m. 1902, Gwendoline.

Mary, d. of late Rev. E. V. Piggot, Vicar of Trentham,

and has issue — Clement Tom Wedgwood, b. 1907 ; Frances

Dorothea Joy ; and Cecily Stella. Seat — Barlaston Lea,


Rt. Hon. Josiah Clement Wedgwood, P.C. (1924), D.S.O
19 15), M.P. Newcastle-upon-Tyne since 1906, J. P., D.L.
co. Stafford, Pres. League of Taxation of Land Values,
served S. Africa as Capt. R.F.A., and Great War as Comdr.
R.N.V.R., and 1915-16 in E. Africa as Major on Gen.
Smuts' Staff, is Col. on Gen. List, b. 1872 ; m. 1st, 1894,.
Hon. Ethel Kate (who obtained a divorce 1919), d. of 1st
Baron Bowen ; 2nd, 1919, Florence Ethel, d. of the late
Edward Guy Willet, of Brixton, and has issue (by 1st
marriage)— (1) Francis Charles Bowen Wedgwood, late
Lieut. R.F.C., b. 1898 [m. 1920, Edith May, d. of William
Telfer of Glasgow, and has issue — Hugh Everard Wedg-
wood, b. 1921] ; (2) Josiah Wedgwood, B.Sc., Sec. of Josiah
Wedgwood & Sons, Ltd., b. 1899 [m. 1919, Dorothy Mary,
d. of Percy James Winser, of Knutsford, co. Chester, and
has issue — John Wedgwood, b. 1919 ; Josiah Ralph Patrick
Wedgwood, b. 1924 ; and Jennifer Susan]; Helen Bowen,
J. P. Camb. [m. 1920, Michael Stuart Pease, of Reynold's
Close, Girton] ; Rosamund [m. 1920, Janos B^cassy of
Kissenye] ; Camilla Hildegarde, M.A. (Camb.) ; Elizabeth
Julia ; and Gloria. Seat — Moddershall, Stone, Staffs.

Sir Ralph Lewis Wedgwood, Km. Bach., C.B., C.M.G.,
b. 1874 ; m. 1906, Iris Veronica, d.of Albert Henry Pawson,
of Farnley, Yorks., and has issue — John Hamilton Wedg-
wood, Esq., b. 1907; and Cecily Veronica.

Son of Arthur Felix Wedgwood, Capt. N. Staffs. Regt. ,
b. 1877 ; killed in action 1917 ; m. 1911, Katherine, d.
of the late Lt.-Col. L. W. Longstaff :—
Cecil Felix Nivelle Wedgwood, b. 191 6.

Sons of Alfred Allen Wedgwood, b. 1842 ; d. 1892 ; m
1873, Rosina Margaret, d. of Richard Ingall : —
Bertram Hensleigh Wedgwood, Esq., Major 6th King's
Liverpool Regt., b. 1876 ; m. 1st, 1905, Winifred Eyre, d.
of E. Heriz Smith (who obtained a div. 1921) ; 2nd, 1922,
Andree Marie Perrier, and has issue (by 1st marriage) —
Hensleigh Cecil Wedgwood, Gentleman, b. 1908 ; Geoffrey
Vidal Wedgwood, Gentleman, b. 1911 ; and Margaret
Eyre Hope. Res. —




lames Ingall Wedgwood, Bishop of the Liberal Catholic
Church on the Continent of Europe, *. 1883. Res.—

Sons of Laurence Wedgwood, of Barlaston and
Etruria, b. 1844 ; d. 1913 ; m. 1871, Emma, d. of John
Houseman, of London : —

Kennard Laurence Wedgwood, Gentleman, of White
Plains, New York, Chairman of Josiah Wedgwood and
Sons (America) Inc., b. 1873 ; m. 1908, Kathleen Wright,
of Johannesburg, and has issue — Esme.

Gilbert Henry Wedgwood, Esq., D.S.O., Lt.-Col. (ret.)
Yorks. and Lanes. Regt., b. 1876; m. 1920. Dorothy, d. of
Walter Salmond. Res. — Woottons, Woolhampton, Berks.
Club— Naval and Military.

Clement John Wedgwood, Gentleman, b. 1877 ; m. 1902,
Violet Constance, d. of L. E. Douglas, and has issue —
Godfrey Josiah Wedgwood, Gentleman, b. 1907; and
Eileen. Res. —

WEGG-PROSSER of Belmont (R.L., 1849). Quarterly,
1 and 4, quarterly i. and iiii., sable, a cross double-parted
and fretty engrailed or, between four spear-heads argent,
imbrued proper (Prosser) ; ii. and iii. , argent, a fesse en-
grailed sable, between three escutcheons of the last, each
charged with an annulet or (Wegg) ; 2 and 3, argent,
three fleurs-de-lys between two bendlets nebuly gules
{Haggitt). Mantling- sable and or. Crests— 1. upon a

WEIL (H. Coll.). Argent, on a mount vert, a stag
trippant between two stags erect respecting each other,
browsing, and resting their forelegs against as many olive-
trees all proper. Mantling vert and argent. Crest — On

wreath of the colours, a wolfs head erased sable, semee of
spear-heads argent, pierced through the mouth with a
sword proper (Prosser) ; 2. upon a wreath of the colours, a
sinister hand in a gauntlet proper, holding an escutcheon
sable, charged with an annulet or (Wegg) ; 3. upon a
wreath of the colours, a demi-lynx proper, sernee-de-lys
gules, holding a branch of olive also proper (Haggitt).
Livery — Claret colour coat and trousers, red and white
striped waistcoat.

Son of Francis Richard Wegg-Prosser, Esq., of Bel-
mont, co. Hereford, B.A., J. P. and D.L., High Sheriff
1855, and M P. for the co. of Hereford from 1847 to
1852, late Lt.-Col. 1st London Artillery Vol., b. 1824 ;
d. 191 1 ; m. 1850, Lady Harriet Catherine (d. 1893),
second d. of the 2nd Earl Somers: —
John Francis Wegg-Prosser, Esq., J. P., Major late Rifle
Brigade, b. 1854; m. 1891, Florence Isabel, d. of Col.
Thomas B. Brooke ; and has had issue — Cecil Francis Joseph
Wegg-Prosser, Gentleman, 2nd Lieut. Rifle Bde., b. 1892 ;
killed in action 1916 [m. 1915, Emmeline Josephine, d. of
the late Capt. H. A. Sleeman, 16th Lancers ; and left
issue — Sonia Marie Katherine]. Seat — Belmont, co. Here-
ford. Res. — 2 Edge Hill, Wimbledon.

Sons of Charles Edward Wegg-Prosser, Esq., Capt.
Special Reserve of Officers, b. 1859 ; d. 1925 ; m. 1909,
Mary, eldest d. of Admiral Sir Charles George Fane,
K.C.B., of Banacoil, Aboyne, N.B. : —
Charles Francis Haggitt Wegg-Prosser, Gentleman,
b. 1910. Res. — Warham, nr. Hereford.

Michael Joseph Wegg-Prosser, Gentleman, b. 1913.

a wreath of the colours, upon a mount vert, two stags erect
respecting each other, browsing, and their forelegs resting
against an olive-tree all proper. Motto — ' ' Qui quaeru

Sons of late Louis Weil of Portsdown Road Padding-
ton, W., b. ; d. ; m. : —

Julius Weil, Gentleman, b. . Res. — 22 Ormonde

Gate, S.W.3.

Myer Weil, Gentleman, b. . Res. —

Benjamin Burtie Weil, Gentleman, b. . Res. —

Samuel Weil, Gentleman, b. . Res. —

WEIR ? (H. Coll., 10 Mar. 1919). Or, on a fesse azure,

between in chief an escutcheon per bend azure and gules,




charged with a bend sinister argent, and in base an ancient
galley sable, flags flying to the dexter gules, three mullets
of the first. Mantling azure and or. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, a dexter and a sinister hand couped at the
wrist proper, supporting an ancient galley as in the arms.
Supporters — On either side a sailor of the Mercantile
Marine. Motto — " Per laborem ad honorem."

Rt. Hon. Andrew Weir, P.C., ist Baron Inverforth
of Southgate, Middx. (9 Feb. 1919), J-P- co - Middx., b.
1865 ; m. 1889, Anne, d. of Thomas Kay Dowie, of Kirk-
caldy ; and has issue — Hon. Andrew Alexander Morton
Weir, b. 1897 [m. 1929, Iris Beryl, d. of the late Major
Charles Vincent, The Buffs] ; Hon. Annie Forestdale ;
Hon. Janet Laing ; Hon. Isabella May [m. 1925, William
J. McAlister] ; Hon. Andrina Forestdale [m. 1922, Godfrey
Holdsworth, M.C.; and has issue — 1 son; and 1 dau.
{Res.— Forestdale, Highgate, N.)] ; Hon. Alexandra Cora
Wilmer. Seat — The Hill, Hampstead Heath, N.W.3.
Clubs— Bath, Caldedonian, Royal Thames Yacht.

WEIR(L.O. , 1897). Or, on a fesse between two cottises
sable, three stars of six points of the field. Mantling sable
and or. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a derrii-horse
sable, saddled and bridled or, the sinister hoof resting upon
a star of six points of the last. Motto—" Nihil verius."
Eld. son of Archibald Weir, of St. Mungho's, Great
Malvern, M.D., F.R.C.S., b. 1828; d. 1894; m. 1863,
Fanny Elizabeth, d. and h. of John Munday of Howick
House, Howick, co. Lancaster: —
John Campbell Weir, Gentleman, b. 1863. Res.—

(Edin.) and L.R.C.S. (Edin.), and of Univ. of Paris.

Born , being the second son of Archibald Weir, M.D.,

of Great Malvern, co. Worcester. Armorial bearings-

Argent, on a fesse between two cottises sable, three stars of six
points of the field, in chief a crescent of the second. Mant-
ling sable, doubled or. Crest— On a wreath of his liveries,
a demi-horse sable, saddled and bridled or, the sinister hoof
resting on a star of six points of the last. Motto — " Nihil
verius." Married Edith Rosa, dau. of Richard Price Hill
of Goodrest, Great Malvern ; and has Issue — Neil Archibald
Campbell Weir, Gentleman. Res. —

WELBY (H. Coll., 1562). Sable, a fesse between three
fleurs-de-lys argent. Mantling sable, doubled argent.
Crest — Upon a wreath of the colours, issuant from clouds,
a cubit arm in armour, holding a sword over flames of fire
all proper. Motto— " Per ignem per gladium." Livery —
Brown, with yellow waistcoat and silver buttons.

Son of Sir William Earle Welby-Gregory, 4th Bart.,

of Denton Hall, co. Lincoln, J. P. and D.L., High

Sheriff 1890, M.P. for South Lincoln 1868-84, b. 1829 ;

d. 1898; m. 1863, Hon. Victoria Alexandrina Maria

Louisa Stuart (formerly Maid of Honour to Queen

Victoria), only d. of the Hon. Charles and Lady

Emmeline Stuart-Wortley : —

Sir Charles Glynne Earle Welby, 5th Bart. (27 June

1801), C.B., M.A. (Oxon.), J. P. and D.L., and C.A. co.

Lincoln, M.P. for Newark Div. of Notts. 1900-6, Assistant

Under-Sec. of State at the War Office 1900-2, b. 1865 ; m.

1887, Lady Maria Louisa Helena Hervey (d. 1920) d. of

the late Lord Augustus Hervey and sister of the 4th Marquess

of Bristol ; and has surv. issue — Oliver Charles Earle Welby,

Esq., b. 1902 \m. 1927, Barbara Angela Mary, d. of John

Duncan Gregory, Esq., C.B., C.M.G., and has issue —

Richard Browne Gregory Welby, Esq., b. 1928] ; Dorothy

Geraldine [m. 1920, Hon. A. Fraser, Master of Saltoun] ;

Katherine Amothe ; and Joan Margaret [m. 1919, Wing-

Comdr. C. F. A. Portal, D.S.O., M.C., R.A.F.]. Seat—

Denton Manor, nr. Grantham, Lincolnshire. Clubs —

Carlton, Travellers', Wellington, Beefsteak.

Sons of Edward Montague Earle Welby, Esq., of
Norton House, nr. Sheffield, M.A. (Oxon.), Barrister-
at-Law, J. P. co. Lincoln, Police Magistrate for Sheffield,
b. 1836; d. 1926; m. 1870, Sarah Elizabeth (d. 1909),
only child of Robert Everard of Fulney House, co.
Lincoln : —
Edward Everard Earle Welby-Everard (q.v.).
Hugh Robert Everard Earle Welby, Gentleman, Dist.
Commissioner KenyaColony since 1920, b. 1885 ; m. 1915,
Dorothea Margaret, d. of the late Charles Martin Green, of
Spalding, Lines. Res. — Kenya.

7th son of Sir GlynneEarle Welby-Gregory, 3rd Bart.,

b. 1806 ; d. 1875 ; m. 1828, Frances, d. of Sir Montague

Cholmeley, ist Bart. : —

Sir Alfred Cholmeley Earle Welby, K.B.E., late Lt.-Col.

Royal Scots Greys, T.P. for Kesteven, Lines., M.P. for

Taunton 1895-1906, L.C.C. East Finsbury 1907-10, Order

of St. Anne of Russia, 2nd class and jewelled, b. 1849 !

m. 1898, A. D6siree, d. of A. E. Copland-Griffiths of

Meadowbank Grange, Melksham ; and has had issue —

Rannulf Alfred Earle Welby, Esq., 2nd Lieut. 52

A.A. (London) Batt. R.A. (T.A.), b. 1902; Helen Cicely

D6sir£e (d. 1902) ; Amyse Mary [m. 1929, Capt. Geoffrey

Whittaker, Coldstream Gds.]; and Eda Desiree. Res. —

18 Chester Street, Belgrave Square, S.W. Club — Carlton.

Son of Henry Welby, b. 1838; d. 1869; m. 1866,

Cecilia, d. of T. Bland of Cape of Good Hope : —

Hugh Earle Welby, Gentleman, b. 1867 ; m. 1908,

Evelyn Borrasdaile, d. of Adam Bell ; and has issue — Edward

Hugh Earle Welby, Gentleman, b. 1915; and Gwyneth

Mary. Res.— Essex Vale, S. Rhodesia.

Son of Charles Earle Welby, Esq., late Insp. of Schools
and Fellow of Allahabad Univ., N.W.P. India, Capt.
Agra Vols., £. 1850; d. 1913; m. 1880, Annie Williams,
widow of Walter Conroy, C.E., P.W.D. India:—
Thomas Earle Welby, Gentleman, b. 1881 ; m. 1909,
Theodora Louisa Knight (d. 1925), d. of Rev. J. F. T.
Hallovves, M.A. Club — Royal Societies.

Son of Arthur Thomas Earle Welby, Vice-President
of Rio-Denver Railway, U.S.A., b. 1855 ; d. 1909 ; m.
2nd, 1888, Maria, d. of J. F. Mitchell:—
Charles Earle Welby, Gentleman, b. 1901 ; m. 1926,
Lydia, d. of Harry Hunt of Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.,
and has issue — Arthur Earle Welby, Gentleman, b. 1927.
Res.— 1604 S. Chesnut Street, Casper, Wyoming, U.S.A.
Sons of William Macdonald Earle Welby, b. 1845 ; d.
1885; m. 2nd, 1878, Jessie, d. of Frederick Lucas of
Grahamstown, Cape Colony: —
Spencer Earl Welby, Gentleman, b. 1879. Post, add.—
Glynne Earle Welby, Gentleman, b. 1881. Res.—
Sons of Rev. Arthur Earle Welby, Rector of Newton,
Lincolnshire, and after of Holy Trinity, Hulme, Man-
chester, b. 1815; d. 1884; m. 1843, J ulia Catherine,
d. of Capt. George Macdonald : —
George Henry Francis Earle Welby, Gentleman, b. 1846.

Charles Earle Welbv, Gentleman, b. 1848. Res.—
Richard Earle Welby, Esq., late Capt. 5th Batt. Rifle




Brigade, b. 1854; #?.tist, 1886, Mary Isabella (d. 1892), d.
of Thomas Paget of Forton, nr. Lancaster; 2nd, 1899,
Alice Frances, d. of Lt.-Col. Cyril Blackburne Tew, 15th
Regt., and widow of Vice-Adm. F. C. B. Robinson ; 3rd,
1 91 8, Helen Mary, d. of the late Capt. Creagh Scott, and
by her has issue — Richard Glynne Earle Welby, Gentleman,
b. 1 921. Res. — 26 Earl's Avenue, Folkestone.

Son of Rev George Earle Welby, B.A. (Camb.), late

Rector of Barrowby, Grantham, Canon of Lincoln,

J. P. co. Lincoln, b. 1821 ; d. 1916; m. 1847, Augusta

(d. 1904), d. of Rev. William Woodall of Branston : —

Sir George Earle Welby, Km. Bach., C.M.G., B.A.

(Camb.), H.M. Dip. Ser. 1 874-1906, late Resident Minister

and Cons.-Gen. at Bogota, b. 1851. Res — Allington Hall,

Grantham. Club — Carlton.

Esq., B.A. (Oxon. ), late Captain 1st West Riding Yorkshire
Volunteer Engineers, Barrister-at-Law, J. P. andD.L. for the
co. of Lincoln, assumed the additional surname and arms
of Everard by Royal Licence April 6, 1894. Born Dec. 22,
1870, being the eldest son of the late Edward Montague
Earle Welby, Esq., J. P. co. of Lincoln, M.A. , Barrister-
at-Law, Police Magistrate for Sheffield (fourth son of
Sir Glynne Earle Welby-Gregory, 3rd Bart. , by his wife
Frances, dau. of Sir Montague Cholmeley, 1st Bart.),
by his wife Sarah Elizabeth, only child and heir of Robert
Everard, Esq., J. P., D.L. , of Fulney House, co. Lincoln.
Armorial bearings — Quarterly, 1 and 4, argent, three bars
wavy, couped between as many estoilesall gules (for Everard) ;
2 and 3, sable, a fesse between three fleurs-de-lys argent
(for Welby). Mantling gules and argent. Crests — 1. on
a wreath of the colours, a man's head in profile, couped at
the shoulders proper, on the head a long cap argent, sem6e
of estoiles gules, between a branch of palm and another of
olive, both or (for Everard) ; 2. on a wreath of the colours,
an arm embowed in armour issuing fessewise from clouds
proper, in front of flames of fire, issuing from the wreath, also
proper (for Welby). Married, 1899, Gwladys Muriel Petra,
yst. d. of the late Rev. G. W. Herbert ; and has issue —
(1) Philip Herbert Earle Welby-Everard, Esq., Lieut. R.N. ,
b. 1902 [m. 1928, Lilla Maree Castell, eldest d. of Magnus
Spence, and has issue — 1 dau. ; (2) Christopher Earle
Welby-Everard, Gentleman, b. 1909 ; and Clemence
Penelope 01ga[»i. 1929, Lieut. St. John Micklethwait.R.N.].
Res. — Gosberton House, Gosberton, Spalding; 9 Eccleston
Square, S.W. Club — New University.

WELCH (H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, azure, on a fesse
engrailed between six mullets or, a lion passant of the first

(Welch); 2 and 3, per pale argent and or, a chevron engrailed
chequy gules and of the second, between three roses of the
third, on a canton azure, a fleur-de-lys (White). Mantling'
azure and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, an
antelope's head erased azure, billett^e or, holding in the
mouth a cross crosslet fitchee. Livery — Dark blue, lined
with red, red waistcoat.

Son of Capt. George Asser White Welch, R.N., Lord

of the Manors of North Shoebury and Southchurch,

Essex, J. P. co. Essex, b. 1829 ; d. 1907 ; m. 1864, Mary

Catherine, d. of Major England, and niece of Gen. Sir

Richard England, G.C.B., K.H. :—
George Asser White Welch, Gentleman, Lord of the
Manors of North Shoebury and Southchurch, b. 1903.
Address — Arle House, nr. Cheltenham.

Son of Capt. Edward Welch, late 93rd Highlanders, b.

1835; d. 1865; m. i860, Sophia Anne, eldest d. of

late Major James Henry England : —
Col. George Osbaldeston Welch, C.B., F.R.G.S., late
A.S.C. and 19th Hussars, b. 1861 ; m. 1887, Jessie, second
d. of G. I. Robinson of Bath ; and has had issue — Vere
Edward Osbaldeston Welch, Esq., Capt. London Rifle
Bde. , b. 1896; killed in action 1918 ; Gertrude Mary Lucy
\m. 1911, Charles Yeatman Petgrave] ; and Maria [m.
Colonel Wallace, late Gloucs. Regt.]. Club — Naval and

WELCHMAN (H. Coll.). Per pale indented argent
and gules, on a bend between two stags trippant, as
many roses all counterchanged. Mantling gules and
argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, in front of a
goat's head erased at the neck between two wings argent,

three mullets of six points fessewise gules. Motto —
" Regia incedere via."

Sons of George Welchman, Gentleman, fi. 1838; d. 1906;
m. 1861, Anna Maria, fifth dau. of Benjamin Green of
Wexford : —

Rev. Alfred George Welchman, Clerk in Holy Orders, b.
1865. Post. add. — St. Mary Magdalene Vicarage, Highbury
Crescent, N.

The Ven. William Welchman, M.A. Cantab., Arch-
deacon of Bristol, b. 1866; m. 1892, Elizabeth Marshall,
d. of Rev. E. M. Griffiths, B.A., and has surv. issue —
William Gordon Welchman, Gentleman, b. 1906 ; and
Enid May [m. Myles Procter-Gregg]. Res. — The Temple
Vicarage, Bristol.

Rev. Richard Herbert Welchman, M.A. (Cantab , Clerk
in Holy Orders, b. 1869 ; m. 1901, Beatrice Nina, d. of
the Rev. Frank Ley Bazeley, M.A., Vicar of Thorverton,
Devon ; and has surv. issue — Roger de Beaufort Welchman,
Gentleman, b. 1908; Richard Neville de Beaufort Welch-
man, Gentleman, b. 191 1; and Patience de Beaufort.
Res. — The Vicarage, Okehampton, Devon.

WELCHMAN (H. Coll., 1898). Gyronny of eight argent
and gules, a goat's head erased proper within ten mullets in
orle counterchanged. Mantling gules and argent. Crest—




On a wreath of the colours, in front of a goat's head couped
proper, charged on the neck with a mullet of six points

argent, an eagle s wing fessewise or. Motto — " Steadfast."
Livery— Light buff, claret facings.

Sons of William Longman Welchman, b. 1811 ; d.
1853 ; m. 1840, Anne Golledge, d. of Richard Longman
of Alhampton : —

William Welchman, Gentleman, Solicitor, b. 1849 ; m.
1880, Sarah Elizabeth, dau. of Benjamin Terry, Solicitor,
of Bradford, Yorks. Post. add. — Birdbeck House, Upwell,

Edward Welchman, b. 1851 ; m. 1877, Alice Singleton ;
and has had issue — (1) Arthur Bernard Welchman, Gentle-
man, b. 1880; (2) Edward Theodore Welchman, Esq.,
D.S.O. , Capt. West Yorks. Regt., b. 1881 ; killed in action
1914; (3) Claude Singleton Welchman, Gentleman, b. 1883 ;
and two daus. Res. —

HENRYftWELCH -THORNTON, Esquire, J. P. for
co. !Hants., Lt.-Col. R.A.O.C. 1918. Born July 3,

1870, being the only child of Henry Welch-Thornton

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