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formerly Dir. of H.M.'s Naval Dockyards, b. 1839 ; m.
1st, 1863, Mary {d. 1891), d. of John Bramsdon, of Port-
sea ; 2nd, 1894, Jemima Alison, d. of John Maxton,
Solicitor, of Hillhead, Lanark ; and has issue (by 1st
marriage) — Minnie Mary [m. 1900, Lt.-Col. Ashton
Hope Hire, R.M.A.] ; Blanche Evelyn [m. 1888, Edward
Beckitt] ; Maud Mary [m. 1891, James Dumbreck] ; and
(by 2nd marriage) — Adeline. Res. — 53 Palace Gardens
Terrace, W.8.

WILLIAMSON (L.O., 2 March 1906; rematric. 19—).
Argent, a saltire wavy between a mullet in chief and another
in base and as many boars' heads* couped in the flanks sable,
armed and langued gules. Mantling gules, doubled ermine.
Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a garb or. Supporters
— Two condors proper. Motto — " Modice augetur

Eld. son of late Stephen Williamson, M.P., of Copley,
Thornton Hough, Cheshire, and Glenogil, Forfarshire,
b. 1827; d. 1903; m. 1859, Annie, d. of late Rev.
Thomas Guthrie, D. D. , of Edinburgh : —
Rt. Hon. Sir Archibald Williamson, P.C. , 1st Baron
Forres (19 June 1922), 1st Bart. (1909), M.P. Elginsh. and
Nairnsh. 1906-18, and for Moray and Nairn 1918-22, b.
i860; m. 1st, 1887, Caroline Maria (d. 1911), d. of late
James Charles Hayne ; 2nd, 1912, Hon. Agnes Freda, d.
of 1st Baron Herschell ; and has issue — Hon. Stephen
Kenneth Guthrie Williamson, B A. (Camb.), Major Res. of
Officers, Westminster Dragoons, b. 1888 [m. 1918, Jessie,
eld. d. of the late W. Harford, Esq., of Petty France,
Badminton ; and has issue — John Archibald Harford
Williamson, Esq., b. 1922; Williamson, Gentle-
man,*. 1929; and Jean Mary (Res. — The Fishery, Den-
ham, Bucks.]; Hon. Gerald Hayne Guthrie Williamson,
Capt. T.A. Res. of Officers, b. 1893 [m. 1917, Christian
Alicia Hersey, d. of Edmund Batten Forbes, and has issue
— Alexander Fergus Forbes Williamson, Esq., b. 19 19 ;
David Archibaid Williamson, Gentleman, b. 1922 ; and
Hersey Caroline Ann (Res. — 124 West Santa Inez, San
Mateo, California)] ; and Hon. Winifred Elspeth Guthrie
[m. 1912, John Murray Naylor of Leighton Hall, Welsh-
pool, Montgomery]. Seat— Glenogil, Kirriemuir, Forfar-
shire, Town add. — 70 Grosvenor Street, W.i. Clubs —
Reform, Bath, Automobile.

WILLIAMSON (U.O.). Per saltire or and sable, four
double quatrefoils in cross, those in chief and in base gules,
and in flank of the first. Mantling gules, doubled argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, an eagle displayed
gules, charged on the breast with a double quatrefoil and
holding in the talons a garb fesseways or. Motto —
" Justitia cum aequitate."

Only son of the late Richard Williamson, of Armagh :—

James Williamson, Gentleman, Barrister-at-Law, b. .
Res. — Dublin.

Plate XXII.








WILLIAMSON-NAPIER. Parted per pale gules and
azure, on a bend argent three crescents of the second, and
in the sinister canton a spur-rowel of the third. Mantling

gules, doubled argent. Cre3t — Upon a wreath of his
liveries, a man's head adorned with laurel proper. Motto —
"Virtute gloria parta."

Eld. son of James Williamson-Napier, Gentleman

(formerly James Williamson), b. 1855; d. 1911 ; m.

1885, Albertina Elizabeth, d. of J. D. J. Schott of

Arnheim, Holland : —
Maxwell Napier Williamson-Napier, Esq., Lieut. -Comdr.
R N present representative of Napier of Kilmahew, b.
1880 '•' m. 10 16, Katharine Anne, d. of C. W. Woodall, of
Furneaux Pelham Hall, Buntingford, Herts. ; and has issue
—David Maxwell Williamson- Napier, Gentlemnn, b. 1918;
Timothy James Williamson-Napier, Gentleman, b. 1922;
and Diana June. Res. — Warnham Place, Horsham,
Sussex. Club— United Service.

WILLIAMSON-NOBLE (H. Coll., 30 May 1924).
Gules, a chevron between in chief two bay-leaves, and in
base a lymphad or. Mantling gules and or. Crest— On
a wreath of the colours, in front of a dexter cubit arm
vested azure, charged with a chevron or the hand
grasping a sword proper, pommel and hilt gold, an
anchor fessewise sable. Motto-" Virtute et valore.

Son of George Edward Williamson, F.R.C.b., 01
Newcastle-on-Tyne : — „,.,..„

Frederick Arnold Williamson-Noble (formerly William-
son), Gentleman, F.R.C.S., b 1889; m 19^7, Sheda
Black, eld. d. of Sir William Joseph Noble, Bart. (q.v.).
Res. — 27 Harley Street, W.i.

WILLIAMSON-ROSS of Pitcalnie (L.O., matric. 18
Oct. 1904). Gules, three lions rampant argent.

Eld d. of John Hugh Ross Williamson, b. 1837 ; d.
1872 ; m. 1865, Fanny Georgiana, d. of Rev. Theophilus
Clarke, Vicar of Tadcaster :—• .

Ethel Frances Sarah Williamson- Ross. Seat— Pitcalnie,
co. Ross, N.B. Res— The Cottage, Tain, N.B.


WILLIS (R.L., H. Coll.). Argent, a fesse between
three lions rampant gules, within a bordure ermines
Mantling gules and argent. Crest— On a wreath ot
the colours, two lions' paws erect and erased ermines,
holding a human heart gules. Motto-" Virtus tutissima

Son of Richard Atherton de Anyeis Willis, Esq., J. P
co. Lanes., Lord of the Manor of Whiston, late Lieut.
15th Hussars, b. 1871 ; d. 1923 ; m. 1904, Hon. Ethel
Mary Catherine Skefnngton, second d. of the nth
Viscount Massereene and Ferrard : —
Charles Rodolph de Angers Willis, Gentleman, Lieut.

Coldstream Gds. , b. 1907. Seat — Fineshade Abbey,


WILLIS-BUND (R.L., 1864). Ermine, three piles gules,
two issuing from the chief and one in base, each charged with
an eagle's leg erased at the thigh or. Mantling gules and
argent. Crest — Upon a wreath of the colours, two lions'
gambs erased and erect or, holding a griffin's head erased.
Motto — " Optivo floreo nomine." Livery — White, scarlet
collar, cuffs, and facings.

Son of John William Bund Willis Bund, Esq., J. P.,

D.L., and Chairman of Quarter Sessions and of the

County Council of the co. of Worcester, and J. P. and

(1890-1925) Chairman of Quarter Sessions of the co. of

Cardigan, Barrister-at-Law, assumed the additional

surname and arms of Bund by R. L. 1864, b. 1843;

d. 1928 ; m. 1st, 1872, Harriette Penelope Temple (d.

1895), dau. of Richard Temple, Esq., D. L. , J. P., of

The Nash, co. Worcester: —

Henry Dewi Hampton Willis- Bund, Gentleman, M.R.C.S.,

L.R.C.P., b. 1882. Estate— Wick, co. Worcester. Post.

add.— e/o Glyn Mills & Co., 3 Whitehall Place, S.W.i.

WILLIS-FLEMING of Stoneham Park (H. Coll.).
Argent, a fesse between three lions rampant gules, a bordure
of the last charged with eight bezants (Willis). Mantling
gules and argent. Crest — Out of a mural crown or, a
demi-lion rampant gules, within a collar gemelle gold
three bezants.

Son of John Browne Willis Fleming, Esq., J. P., D.L.,
of Stoneham Park, b. 1815; d. 1872; m. 3rd, 1871,
Ida Mary (d. 1890), second d. of E. J. Weston: —
John Edward Arthur Willis-Fleming, Esq., J. P. and D.L.
(High Sheriff 1901) co. Hants., b. 1871 ; m. 1893, Violet
Elizabeth Annie, only d. of Admiral Sir Augustus Philli-
more, K.C.B. , of Shedfield House, Botley, Hants. ; and
has issue — (1) John Browne Phillimore Willis-Fleming,
Gentleman, Lieut, late 6th Inniskilling Dragoons (S.R.), b.
1895 [m. 1920, Eirene, d. of Capt. E. S. Charrington, of
Bures Manor, and has issue — Willis-Fleming,

Gentleman, b. 1921] ; (2) Richard Thomas Cyril Willis-
Fleming, Gentleman, 2nd Lieut. R.H.A., fi. 1896; killed in
action 1916 ; (3) Edward Charles Augustus Willis-Fleming,
Gentleman, fi. 1903 ; Ida Harriet ; and Elizabeth Katherine.
Seats — Stoneham Park, Southampton ; Chilworth Manor,
Romsey, Hants.

Son of Willis Hunter Armstrong Fleming, b. 1854 ;
d. 1886; m. , Lucia Eleanora, d. of Capt. Frederick

Ernest Hunter of Killylung, Dumfriesshire: —
Philip Percival Fleming, Gentleman, b. 1885. Res. —
Son of Thomas James Fleming, Esq., J. P. and D.L.
for Hants, and Dorset, M.P. for Winchester, b. 1819;
d. 1890; m. 1845, Henrietta Caroline Sophia (d. 1911),
only child of Peter Hunter, formerly Capt. Dragoon
Guards : —
Cecil Chandos Pole Fleming, Gentleman, b. 1866; m.
1891, Hanna Adele, d. of Baron Albert de Bondeli of
Berne ; and has issue — (1) Donald Albert Fleming, Gentle-
man, b. 1891 ; (2) Edward Fleming, Gentleman, b. 1893;
(3) Robert de Sismer Fleming, Gentleman, b. 1896. Res. —


WILLOUGHBY. Quarterly, 1 and 4, or, fretty
azure (for Willoughby of Parham) ; 2 and 3, or, on two
bars gules, three water-bougets two and one argent,
(for Willoughby of Middleton). Mantling azure and
or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, the bust of a man
couped at the shoulders and affrontee proper, ducally
crowned or. Motto — " Verite sans peur." Livery — Drab,
with scarlet collar, scarlet plush waistcoat and breeches,
white stockings, black buckled shoes.

Sons of Rt. Hon. Godfrey Ernest Percival Willough-
by, 10th Baron Middleton, b. 1847 ; d. 1924 ; m.
1 88 1, Ida Eleonora.d.of George Ross.of Cromarty : —
Rt. Hon. Sir Michael Guy Percival Willoughby, M.C.,
nth Baron Middleton, of Middleton, co. Warwick
(1 Jan. 1712), Bart. (7 Ap. 1677), Maj. (ret.) 10th Lancers,
I. A., late Col. comdg. 5th Batt. The Green Howards




J.P..C.C. E.R. Yorks. [Supporters — On the dexter, a pil-
grim or grey friar in his habit proper, with his beads, cross,
etc., and staff in his right hand argent ; on the sinister, a
savage with a club in his exterior hand, wreathed about
his temples and middle with laurel all proper, each
supporter holding a banner gules, fringed or, ensigned
with an owl argent, gorged with a ducal coronet, collared
and chained gold, the owl being the Crest of Willoughby
of Middleton], b. 1887; m. 1920, Angela Florence, d. of
Charles Hall, of Settrington House, Malton, Yorks. ; and
has issue — Hon. Digby Michael Godfrey John Willoughby,
b. 192 1 ; Hon. Angela Hermione Ida ; and Hon. Jean
Elizabeth Mary. Seat — Birdsall House, Malton, Yorks. ;
Settrington House, York ; Applecross, co. Ross. Clubs —
Turf ; Cavalry ; Yorks.

Hon. Rothwell Charles Wentworth Willoughby, Lieut,
(ret.) R.N., b. 1896. Res. — Reedbuck Kop, Arcturus,
S. Rhodesia.

Yngr. sons of Rt. Hon. Sir Henry Willoughby,

8th Baron Middleton, b. 1817 ; d. 1877 ; m. 1843,

Julia Louisa (d. 1901), d. of the late Alexander

William Bosville, of Thorpe, and Gunthwaite,

York :—

Hon. Tatton Lane Fox Willoughby, J. P., D.L. N.R.

Yorks., Lt.-Col. Yorks. Regt. (formerly Yorks. Hussars),

b. i860 ; m. 1908, Esther Ann, O.B.E., J. P., d. of Sir

Charles Strickland, 8th Bart. Seat — Howsham Hall,

York. Club — Boodle's.

Hon. Claude Henry Comaraich Willoughby, C.V.O.,
Lt.-Col. and Bt.-Col. late 9th Lancers, Groom-in- Waiting
to the King since 1916, Dep. Ranger Windsor Great
Park 1916-29, b. 1862 ; m. 1904, Sybil Louise, d. of Charles
J. Murray, of Loch Carron, Ross-shire, and has surv. issue
— 2 daus. Res.— 5iowsham Hall, York. Club — Naval
and Military.

Sons of Hon. Alexander Hugh Willoughby, Capt.

Princess of Wales's Own Yorks. Regt., b. 1863 ;

d. 1927 ; m. 1889, Mary Selina (d. 1925), d. of Gen.

the Hon. James Bosville-Macdonald, C.B. : —

James Alexander Willoughby, Esq., Capt. 2nd Batt.

Northants. Regt. (S.R.), b. 1890 ; m. 1918, Dorothea

Maryon (who obtained a divorce 1926), d. of R. H.

Burbrook, of 7 Buxton Gardens, W., and has issue —

2 daus. Res. —

Joe Henry Claude Willoughby, Esq., Lieut. Comdr.
R.N., b. 1892 ; m. 1919, Enid, d. of Henry J. Clements, of
Somerville House, Sutton Coldlield, and has issue —
1 dau. Res.—

WILLOUGHBY (H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1. or, fretty
azure (for Willoughby) ; 2. ermine, three chevronels gules,
on a canton of the second, a lion passant or (for Orreby) ;
3. gules, a cross moline argent (for Beke) ; 4. gules,
crusily fitchee, three round buckles or (for Roscelin) ;
5. sable, a cross engrailed or (for Offord) ; 6. or, across
sable, in chief a label of five points argent (for de Vescy) ;
7. argent, a chief indented azure (f or Glanvill) ; 8. argent,
three pallets wavy gules (for Valoynes) ; 9. sable, issuant
out of a maunch or, a hand grasping a fleur-de-lys also
or (for Creke) ; 10. lozengy or and sable (for Blund) ; n.
gules, a lion rampant or (for Arundell) ; 12. or, a lion
rampant sable (for Wells) ; 13. gules, a fess dancettee
between six cross crosslets or (for Engayen) ; 14. barry
of six ermines and gules, three crescents sable (for Water-
ton) ; 15. gules, on a bend wavy argent, three shovellers
beaked and legged or (for Read) ; 16. argent, a fesse
between three boars' heads couped sable (for Alphage) ;
17. or, two bars gules, charged with three water-bougets
argent (for Willoughby) ; 18. or, a cross flory gules (for
Freville) ; 19. vair, a fess gules, fretty or (for Marmion) ;

20. sable, a sword point downwards argent (for Kilpeck) ;

21. bendy of ten or and azure (for Montfort) ; 22. argent
billettee a lion rampant sable, crowned or (for de la
Planche) ; 23. azure, a fess between six cross crosslets
argent (for Haversham) ; 24. or, a saltire engrailed sable
(for de Bottebourt) ; 25. bendy of six or and azure, a
canton ermine (for Fitz Otes) ; 26. quarterly or and gules,
a bend of the second (for Beauchamp) ; 27. or, two lions
passant in pale azure (for Somery) ; 28. gules, ten bezants,
four, three, two and one (for Zouch) ; 29. vair, on a canton
gules, a cross flory or. Motto — " Verite sans peur."

Sons of Digby Willoughby, b. 1853 ; d. ; m.

1875, Clara, d. of Mark Luck Kellington, of Hull: —

Albert Digby Willoughby, Esq., J. P., Sheriff of

Hull, 1920, Lord Mayor 1924, b. 1879 ; m. 1909, Helena

Katherine, d. of Arthur Richard Kent, of Staffs., and has

surv. issue — Digby Willoughby, Gentleman, b. 191 1;

Leila Madeleine ; and Cassandra MiUicent. Res. — Cheriton
House, Salisbury Gardens, Hull. Club — Constitutional

Perceval Willoughby, Gentleman, b. . Res. —

119 Park Grove, Hull.


WILLS (H. Coll., 1893). Gules, three suns in splendour
fessewise between two gryphons passant all or. Mantling
gules and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, issuant
from an annulet or, a demi-gryphon gules, charged with a
sun in splendour and holding in the dexter claw a battle-
axe also gold. Motto — "As God wills."

Yngr. sons of Henry Overton Wills (eld. son of
Henry Overton Wills, of Bristol — see below), Esq.,
J. P., b. 1828; d. 191 1 ; m. 1853, Alice Hopkinson
(d. 1881) :—
Walter Melville Wills, Gentleman, B.A. Camb., b. 186 1 ;
m. 1887, Louisa Gertrude, d. of the late Robert Wilson,
London Missionary Society, and has surv. issue — (1)
Walter Douglas Melville Wills, Esq., J. P. Somerset, B.A.
Camb., b. 1887 [m. 1921, Penelope Wilhelmina, d. of C.
Onslow Master of Bourton Grange, Flax Bourton, Somer-
set, and has issue — Charles Overton Melville Wills, Gen-
tleman, b. 1922 ; and Elizabeth Penelope Melville (Res. —
Barley Wood, Wrington, Somerset. Club — Arthur's) ;
(2) Maitland Cecil Melville Wills, Gentleman, M.C.,
b. 1891 [m. 1915, Gladys Amy Fothergill, d. of R. H.
Hughes, and has issue — Robin Michael Melville Wills,
Gentleman, b. 1928; and 6 daus. [Res. — Sherfield Court,
nr. Basingstoke, Hants.)]; and Elsie Gertrude Melville.
Res. — Bracken Hill, Leigh Woods, nr. Bristol ; Killilan,

Arthur Stanley Wills, Esq., J. P. co. Somerset, B.A.
(Camb.), Barrister-at-Law, b. 1862; m. 1890, Hilda, d. of
John Bonny Dewhurst, Esq., J. P., of Aireville, Skipton,
Yorks. ; and has surv. issue — (1) Ronald Dewhurst Wills,
Gentleman, b. 1891 ; (2) Wilfrid Dewhurst Wills, Gentleman,
b. 1898. Res. — 14 Royal Crescent, Bath. Clubs — Reform,
Bath and County (Bath).

Sons of Sir Edward Payson Wills, 1st Bart., K.C.B.,
J.P. Glos., b. 1834; d. 1910; m. 1858, Mary Ann, d.
of late Joseph Chaning Pearce, M.R.C.S. , F.G.S. , of
Montague House, Bath: —
Sir Ernest Salter Wills, 3rd Bart. (19 Aug. 1904), J.P. ,
Somerset and Wilts., b. 1869; m. 1894, Caroline Fanny
Maud, d. of William Augustine de Winton of Bristol;
and has issue — (1) Ernest Edward de Winton Wills,
Esq., 2nd Lieut. Scots Gds., b. 1903 [m. 1926, Sylvia
Margaret, d. of the late W. B. Ogden, and has issue —
Venetia Dawn]; (2) George Seton Wills, Esq., b. 191 1 ;
Doris Maud de Winton [m. 1st, 1916, Rev. William A.
White (d. 1918), Vicar of Ramsbury, Wilts. ; 2nd, 1920,
Norman Haag, Consular Service] ; Margaret Joyce de
Winton \m. 1918, Capt. John Trevor Kyffin, R.A.F.] ;
and Barbara Joan de Winton [m. 1925, Thomas Ansell
Fairhurst, Lieut. Gren. Gds.]. Seats — Littlecote, nr.
Hungerford, Wilts. ; Meggernie Castle, Glenlyon, Perth-
shire. Club — Junior Carlton.

Arnold Stancomb Wills, Esq., Capt. late 18th Hussars,
served Great War 1914-18, b. 1877 ; m. 1905, Hilda Caroline,
d. of late Edward Lyon of New York ; and has issue — (1)
Arnold Cass Lycett Wills, Gentleman, b. 1906; (2) John
Lycett Wills, Gentleman, b. 1910. Res. — Thornby Hall,

Son of Sir Frederick Wills, 1st Bart., J.P. , M.P. for
N. Bristol, b. 1838; d. 1909 ; m. 1867, Anne (d. 1910),
eld. d. of Rev. James Hamilton, D.D., of Stonehouse,
Lanarksh. : —
Rt. Hon. Sir Gilbert Alan Hamilton Wills, 1st Baron
Dulverton of Batsford (1929), 2nd Bart. (15 Feb. 1897),
O.B.E., M.P. for Taunton 1912-18, and for Weston-super-
Mare 1918-22, J.P. cos. Somerset and Gloucester, High
Sheriff co. Gloucester 1928, Lt.-Col. late Royal North Devon
Yeo., b. 1880; m. 1914, Victoria May, d. of the late Rear-
Adm. Sir Edward Chichester, 9th Bart., C.B., C.M.G., and
has issue — Hon. Frederick Arthur Hamilton Wills, b. 1915 ;
Hon. Edward Robert Hamilton Wills, b. 1918 ; Hon.
Victor Patrick Hamilton Wills, b. 1926. Seat — Batsford
Park, Moreton-in-the-Marsh, Glos. Towh res. — 26 Wilton
Crescent, S. W. Clubs — Carlton, Junior Carlton, Cavalry.
Sons of Frederick Noel Hamilton Wills, Esq., Capt.
R. North Devon Yeo., b. 1887; d. 1927; m. 1912,
Margery Hamilton (Res. — Miserden Park, Stroud), d.
of Mr. Justice Fraser, of Stromeferry House, Ross: —




Michael Desmond Hamilton Wills, Gentleman, b. 1915.
Hugh David Hamilton Wills, Gentleman, b. 1917.

Yngr. sons of Henry Overton Wills of Bristol, 6. 1800 ;

d. 1 871 ; m. 1828, Isabella, d. of William Board of

Arthur L. Wills, Esq., J. P. Somerset, 6. 1850; m. 1882,
d. of John Robinson of Backwell, nr. Bristol. Res. —

20 Elmdale Road, Tyndall's Park, Bristol.

Sir Frank William Wills, Knt. (1912), F.R.I.B.A., Lord
Mayor of Bristol iqn-i2, b. 1852 ; m. 1874, Sarah Rebecca,
d. of Henry William Dobell of Eltham, Kent, and has
issue — 4 sons ; 3 daus. Res. — 15 Berkeley Square, Clifton,

WILLS (H. Coll., 10 Sept. 1923). Gules, a sun in
splendour, between two gryphons passant in pale or.
Mantling gules and or. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, issuant from an annulet or, a demi-gryphon
gules, holding in the dexter claw a battleaxe gold. Badge
— A sunflower leaved and slipped proper, entiled by a
•circlet or. Motto — " Pro aris et focis."

Son of Sir George Alfred Wills, istBart., LL.D., Hon.

D.C.L. Oxford, and LL.D. Bristol ; President of

the Imperial Tobacco Co., Ltd., b. 1854 ; d. 1928 ;

m. 1878, Susan Britton (d. 1904), d. of the late

Robert Proctor, of Clifton : —
Sir George Vernon Proctor Wills, 2nd Bart. (19 July
1923), b. 1887 ; m. 1919, Nellie Jeannie, d. of J. Ruther-
ford ; and has issue — George Peter Vernon Wills, Esq.,
b. 1922; John Vernon Wills, Esq., b. 1928; and Joan
Mary Vernon. Seats — Coombe Lodge, Blagdon, Somer-
set; Langford Court, nr. Bristol.


, being the son of the late William Myers Wills of

Lancaster Road, West Norwood. Armorial bearings-
Argent, gutt£e-de-poix, three gyphons passant in pale sable,
between two flaunches of the last, each charged with a
chevron argent. Mantling sable and argent. Crest —
Upon a wreath of the colours, a demi-gryphon azure, gorged
with a collar gemel argent, holding in the dexter claw a
battle-axe erect proper, and resting the sinister on an escut-
cheon of the second, charged with a quatrefoil vert. Motto
— " Sursum."

J. P. (High Sheriff for the county of Roscommon 1906).
Born 1879, being the son of the late William Robert
Wills-Sandford, Esq., of Willsgrove and Castlerea, J. P.,

Capt. 2nd Dragoons, by his wife Adelaide Elizabeth, 2nd
dau. of the late Henry Jephson of Glenbrook, co. Wicklow
(and grand-dau. of Sir Philip Crampton, Bart.). Armorial

bearings (Roy. Lie, U.O., 1847). Quarterly, 1 and 4, per
chevron or and ermine, in chief two boars' heads erased
sable, langued gules (for Sandford) ; 2 and 3, argent, three
griffins passant in pale sable within a border of the second
bezantee (for Wills). Upon the escutcheon is placed a
helmet befitting his degree, with a Mantling sable and or ;
and for his Crests, 1. from a ducal coronet, a boar's head
and neck or, langued gules (for Sandford) ; 2. upon a
wreath of the colours, a demi-griffin segreant sable, holding
in his claws a battleaxe proper. Mottoes — "Cor unum
via una" ; " Patria et amicus." Married, 1907, Kathleen
Fanny, only d. of the late Capt. R. J. Burrowes of Stra-
done House, Cavan ; and has issue — William Robert
Wills-Sandford, Gentleman, b. 1909; and a dau. Clubs —
White's, Kildare Street (Dublin).

Gentleman. Born 1856, being the eldest son of the late
William Sandford Wills-Sandford, Esq., J. P., of Garry-
glass, Queen's Co., by Julia his wife, youngest dau. of
William Foster of Stourton Court, Worcestershire. Ar-
morial bearings (R.L., U.O. , 1847). Quarterly, 1 and
4, per chevron or and ermine, in chief two boars' heads
erased sable, langued gules (for Sandford) ; 2 and 3, argent,
three griffins passant in pale sable, a bordure of the second
bezantee (for Wills). Mantling sable and or ; and for his
Crests, 1. out of a ducal coronet, a boar's head and ne ck or,
langued gules (for Sandford) ; 2. upon a wreath of the
colours, a demi-griffin segreant sable, holding in the claws
a battleaxe proper (for Wills). Motto— "Cor unum via
una." Estate — Garryglass, Queen's Co. Postal address —
The Priory House, Sherborne, Dorset. Club — Arthur's.

WILLS -SANDFORD -WILLS (R.L., 12 Jan. 1889,
U.O.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, argent, three griffins passant
in pale sable within a bordure of the second bezantee
(Wills); 2 and 3, per chevron or and ermine, in chief two
boars' heads erased sable, langued gules (Sandford).
Mantling sable and argent. Crests — 1. on a wreath of
the colours, a demi-griffin segreant sable, holding in his
claws a battleaxe proper (Wills) ; 2. out of a ducal coronet,
a boar's head and neck or, langued gules (Sandford).
Mottoes — "Patria et amicis" (Wills); "Cor unum via
una" (Sandford).

Son of Thomas George Wills-Sandford {sic R.L. of

1847), Esq. , of Willsgrove and Castlerea, J. P. and D.L.

(High Sheriff co. Roscommon), b. 1817; d. 1887;

m. 1841, Theodosia Eleanor Blagden, d. of Robert

Blagden Hale of Alderley, Glos. ; by Lady Theodosia,

d. of 3rd Earl of Mayo : —

Edward Wills-Sandford- Wills (formerly Wills-Sandfordh

Esq., J. P. and D.L, co. Roscommon (High Sheriff 1904),

b. 1851 ; m. 1889, Amy Henrietta, d. of Henry Guinness

of Burton Hall, Stillorgan, co. Dublin ; and has issue — Lucy

Eleanor; and Mary Grace. Seat — Cashlieve, Ballinlough,

co. Roscommon. Club — Kildare Street (Dublin).

WILLSHIRE. Per chevron azure and argent, in
chief six crosses patee, four and two, or, and in base,
on a mount vert, a bay horse caparisoned, thereon
mounted a Beloochee soldier, habited and armed, brand-
ishing his sword all proper, a chief of the second, thereon
a representation of the fortress of Khelat proper, a canton
gules, charged with a representation of the badge of the
first class of the Order of the Dooran6e Empire also proper,
bestowed upon SirT. Willshire by the King of Afghanistan,
Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a Caffre holding in the dexter hand an assegai in
bend sinister point downwards, and supporting with the
sinister three assegais, points upwards all proper. Sup-
porters — On the dexter side, a soldier of His Majesty's
38th Regt. of Foot ; and on the sinister side, a soldier of
His Majesty's 2nd Regt. of Foot, both habited and armed,
each holding in his exterior hand a musket all proper.
Mottoes — Under the arms, "Khelat"; over the crest,

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