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Caroline Marianne {d. 1902), only d. of the late Sir

Albert William Woods, G.C.V.O., K.C.B., K.C.M.G.,

Garter Principal King of Arms : —

Gerald Woods Wollaston, Esq., M.V.O. , Barrister-at-

Law, Norroy King of Arms since 1928, Comdr. of the Order

of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, b. 1874 ; m. 1908,

Eveleen Olive Alice, Dame of Grace of the Order of the

Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, eldest d. of Sir Robert

Alfred McCall, K.C.V.O., K.C., and has issue— John

McCall Wollaston, Gentleman, b. 191 1 ; Arthur William

Robert Wollaston, Gentleman, b. T914; Althea Caroline

Winifred ; and Vaire Olive. Post. add. — Glen Hill, Walmer,

Kent ; 3 Barkston Gardens, S.W. ; College of Arms, E.C.

C7«3— Athenasum.

Son of Stanley George Buchanan Wollaston, Gentle-
man, b. 1848 ; d. ; m. 1877, Caroline Elizabeth, d.
of Rev. Hugo Daniel Harper, D.D. , Canon of
Salisbury : —
Herbert Arthur Buchanan Wollaston, Esq., C.M.G.,
Rear-Admiral (ret.), b. 1878; m. iqo8, Dora Caroline,
fifth d. of late Rev. W. H. Chambers, D.D. ; and has
issue — 1 son, 1 dau. Res. — The Cottage, Whitchurch,


WOLLEY-DOD (R.L., 1868, H. Coll.). Quarterly,
1 and 4, argent, on a fesse gules, between two barrulets
wavy sable, three crescents or (for Dod) ; 2 and 3, sable, a
chevron vaire" or and gules between three maidens' heads
affrontee. couped at the shoulders proper, crined of the
second (for Wolley). Mantling gules and argent. Crests
— 1. upon a wreath of the colours, a garb argent, banded
gules, environed by a snake, the head issuing from the
middle of the garb proper (for Dod) ; 2. upon a wreath of
the colours, a man's head facing to the dexter in chain-
mail, couped at the shoulder proper (for Wolley). Mottoes
— " In copia cautus " ; " Honeste audase."

Sons of Francis Wolley-Dod, Esq., J. P., of Edge Hall,

Malpas, b. 1855 ; d. 1919 ; m. 1887, Annette Mary

(Edge Hall, Malpas, Cheshire), d. of F. F. Clarke of

Aldridge Lodge, co. Stafford : —

John Cadogan Wolley-Dod, Esq., Capt. R.A.F. , b. 1890;

m. 1914, Helen Gertrude, d. cf the late Edmund Elliott ;

and has issue — Anthony Kirk Wolley-Dod, Gentleman,

b. 1918 ; Cecily Annette ; and Margaret Frances. Res. —

Charles Francis Wolley-Dod, Gentleman, Lieut. Res. of

Officers Notts, and Derby Regt., b. 1892. Post. add. —





WOLRIGE-GORDON (H. Coll., 17 May 1508). Gules,
a chevron between three ducks volant argent, all within a
bordure or, charged with eight pellets. Mantling gules
and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, in front
of an oak-tree fructed proper, a fylfot or.

Sons of Henry Wolrige-Gordon, Esq., M.A. , D.L. ,
J. P., V.D., of Hallhead and Esslemont, Hon. Col.
and V.B. Gordon Highlanders, Barrister-at-Law, b.
1831 ; d. 1906; tn. 1856, Anne, only child of Robert
Gordon of Hallhead and Esslemont : —
Sir Robert Gordon Gilmour, 1st Bart., of Craigmillar
and Liberton (vide Gilmour).

The late Col. John Gordon Wolrige-Gordon (vide Wolrige-
Gordon of Esslemont).

Major Walter Gordon Wolrige-Gordon, Royal High-
landers, b. 1861. Club — Naval and Military.

WOLRIGE-GORDON of Hallhead and Esslemont
(L.O. , rematric. 28 Feb. 1907; prev. matric. 1873, there
being an earlier matric. in 1760 of a different coat, for
Gordon of Hallhead). Azure, a fesse between three boars'
heads couped or, armed and langued gules (Gordon),
quarterly, with the arms of Wolrige (H. Coll., 17 May
1908), viz. gules, a chevron between three ducks volant
argent, all within a bordure or, charged with eight pellets ;
Mantling azure, doubled or. Crest of Gordon (L.O. )— On
a wreath of his liveries, a hart's head proper. Crest of
Wolrige (H. Coll.) — On a wreath of the colours, in front
of an oak-tree fructed proper, a fylfot or. Motto —
" Bydand."

Only son of John Gordon Wolrige-Gordon, Esq.,

C.M.G., Col. late Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders,

b. 1859 ; d. 1925 ; m. 1889, Isabel Hervey (d. 1911),

only child of William Hervey Woodhouse of Irnham

Park, Lines. :—

Robert Wolrige-Gordon, Esq., M.C., J. P. co. Aberdeen,

Capt. Res. of Officers Gren. Gds., b. 1890; tn. 1927, Joan,

d. of Hubert Walter. Seats — Hallhead and Esslemont,

Aberdeenshire. Clubs — Carlton, Guards', New (Edinburgh),

Royal Northern (Aberdeen.)

WOLRYCHE-WHITMORE (R.L., 26 Nov. 1864, H.
Coll.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, vert fretty or (Whitmore) ; 2.
and 3, azure, a chevron between three swans rousant
argent, in chief a cross crosslet for difference (Wolryche).
Crests — 1. upon the stump of an oak-tree sprouting to
the dexter, a falcon close, all proper beaked and belled or
(Whitmore) ; 2. an oak-tree fructed proper, charged for
difference with a cross-crosslet or (Wolryche). Motto —
" Incorrupta fides." Livery — Dark green.

Sons of Francis Alexander Wolryche-Whitmore, ot
Larden, Much Wenlock, Esq., J. P. cos. Salop and
Chester, B.A. (Oxon.), Hon. Col. and late Lt.-Col.
comdg. Salop Militia, b. 1845 ; d. 1927 ; m. 1871, Alice
Mary, d. of Alfred Darby of Coalbrookdale, Salop : —
Geoffrey Charlton Wolryche-Whitmore, Esq., J. P. Salop,
Capt. Shropshire Yeo. , b. 1881 ; m. 1st, 1907, Susan (d.
1Q07), d. of Charles Lethbridge, Esq., J. P. ; 2nd, 1919,
Muriel, d. of the late Robert Evelyn Hay Murray, and
widow of Capt. Philip Tillard. Res.— Dudmaston, Bridg-
north, Salop.

John Eric Alexander Wolryche-Whitmore, Gentleman,

b. 1883; m. 1914, Mary, third d. of Col. Parry, D.S.O.

Son of Rev. Francis Henry Wolryche-Whitmore, M.A.

(Oxon.), J. P. co. Salop, formerly Rector of Quatt,

Malvern, b. 1820; d. 1908; m. 1845, Isabel (d. 1902),

d. of Capt. Henry Bazely, R.N. :—

Malcolm Wolryche-Whitmore, Esq., J. P. for Liberty of

Peterborough, b. 1849; m. 1886, Beatrice Alice, d. of Edward

N. Conant of Lyndon Hall, co. Rutland, Esq., J. P., D.L.;

and has had issue— (1) Philip Malcolm Wolryche-Whitmore,

Gentleman, R.F.A., b. 1889; killed in action 1018 ; (2)

Francis Laing Wolryche-Whitmore, Gentleman, b. 1893 ;

d.ign. /?«.— Ufford Hall, Stamford. Club— Union.

WOLSELEY of Wolseley. Argent, a talbot passant
gules. Mantling gules and argent. Crest — Out of a ducal
coronet or, a wolf's head erased proper. Motto — " Homo
homini lupus."

Sons of Sir Charles Wolseley, 8th Bart., b. 1813;

d. 1854 ; m. 1839, Mary Anne, d. of Nicholas Selby,

of Acton House, Middx. : —

Sir Charles Michael Wolseley, 9th Bart. (24 Nov. 1628),

of Wolseley, co. Stafford, J.P., D.L., b. 1846 ; tn. 1883,

Anita Theresa, d. of Daniel Murphy, of San Francisco,

California ; and has issue — (1) Edric Charles Joseph

Wolseley, Esq., 6. 1886 [tn. 1916, Clara Mary, d. of
Charles Edmund de Trafford, of Hothorpe, Rugby ; and
has issue— Stephen Garnet Hubert Francis Wolseley, Esq.,.
b. 1918; Basil Charles Daniel Rudolph Wolseley, Gentle-
man, b. 1 921; George John Carlos Wolseley, Gentleman,
b. 1925 ; Richard Edward Vincent Wolesley, Gentleman,
b. 1928; Frances Mary Mona Clare; Mary Agnes Ann
(Club — Cavalry)]; (2) William Ralph Joseph Wolseley,
Esq., b. 1887 [«. 1923, Ruth Gertrude, d. of Lieut. -CoL
Robert Halstead Hargreaves, of Knightley Grange, Staffs.,
and has issue — Robert William Hargreaves Woleslev,
Gentleman, b. 1924 ; and Veronica Ruth Theresa Rose
(Club— Cavalry)]. Seat— Wolseley Hall, Rugeley, Staffs.
Res. — Sunridge, Sutton, nr. Guildford. Club— Brooks's.
Edward Talbot Wolseley, Esq., b. 1848 ; tn. 1872,
Florence Mary, d. of the late Edward Weld, of Lulworth
Castle, Dorset; and has surv. issue — (1) Mervyn Joseph
Wolseley Wolseley, Gentleman, b. 1873 [tn. 1907, Dorothy,
d. of Philip Witham, of Whitmoor House, Sutton Place,
Surrey ; and has issue — Ursula Mary ; Evelyn Mary
(Res. — Whitmoor House, Sutton Park, nr. Guildford)] ;
(2) Charles Joseph Wolseley, Gentleman, b. 1877 [tn. 1901,
Isobel, d. of A. Drummond, of Newcastle-on-Tyne ; and
has issue — Charles Edward Wolseley, Gentleman, b. 1913 ;
Gundred Etheldreda] ; (3) Robert Francis Joseph Wolse-
ley, Esq., Capt. East Lanes. Regt., b. 1890 [tn. 1917, Helen
Congreve, d. of Maj. R. P. Schneider, I.A.] ; and Florence
Mary Josephine [m. 1906, Oswald Stonor, Esq., C.M.G.,
and has issue]. Res. — Maryland, Ascot. Clubs — Bath,
Carlton, Junior Carlton, Hurlingham.

WOLSELEY of Mount Wolseley. Argent, a talbot
passant gules, a crescent for difference. Mantling gules
and argent. Crest — Out of a ducal coronet, a wolf's
head proper. Motto — " Homo homini lupus."

Son of Cadwallader Brooke Wolseley, M.D., of

Dublin, b. 1845 ; d. 1884 ; tn. 1871, Katie Maria, d.

of Thomas Edward Beatty, M.D. : —

Sir Reginald Beatty Wolseley, 1 oth Bar t. ( 1 9 Jan . 1744-5 ) ,

of Mount Wolseley, co. Carlow, b. 1872; s. his cousin

1923. Res.— Black Hawk Bank Bldgs., Waterloo, Iowa,


Son of Charles Wolseley, Gentleman, of Demerara,

b. 1809 ; d. 1889 ; tn. 1859, Margaret (d. 1905), d. of

Thomas FitzGerald, of Kilberry Lodge, Athy,

co. Kildare : — •

Rev. William Augustus Wolseley, B.A., (Dublin),

formerly Rector of Denmark, W. Australia, b. 1865.

Res. — 9 Parker Terrace, Ferry Hill, co. Durham.

Son of Rev. Robert Benjamin Wolseley, of New
York, b. 1847 ; d. 1895 ; tn. 1872, Ellen Pierce : —
Robert Benjamin Wolseley, Gentleman, b. 1873.
Res. —

4th son of Ven. William Hulbert Wolseley, Arch-
deacon of Kilfenora, and Rector of Kilrush, b. 1821 ;
d. 1809 ; by his 1st wife, tn. 1847, Elizabeth, d. of
John Dawson, of Annahmartin, co. Fermanagh : —
John Francis Wolseley, Esq., Major and temp. Lt.-Col.
late The King's Own Regt., Asst. Provost-Marshal 1916,
b. 1862 ; tn. 1904, Beatrice, d. of the late Col. C. Gran-
tham, 89th Regt., and widow of William Fox, of St. Bees,
Cumberland. Club — Army and Navy.



WOMBWELL of Wombwell. Gules, a bend between
six unicorns' heads couped argent. Mantling gules and
argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, an unicorn's
head couped argent. Motto — " In well beware."

Son of Frederick Adolphus Wombwell, Esq., Capt.

16th Lancers, b. 1869 ; d. 1912 ; tn. 1909, Gertrude

Mary (who tn. 2nd, 1920, Thomas Stamford Booth,

of Marston Manor, Marston Magna, Somerset), d.

of Alfred Smith, of Carlton Hall, Worksop :—

Sir Frederick Philip Alfred William Wombwell, 6th

Bart. (26 Aug. 1778), of Wombwell, Yorks., b. 1910; s. his

great uncle 1926. Res. — Leam, Ringwood, Hants.


VISCOUNT HALIFAX of Monk Bretton, in the West
Riding of the county of Yorks., in the Peerage of the
United Kingdom, and a Baronet, Master of Arts. Bom
June 7, 1839, being the son of the Rt. Hon. Sir Charles




Wood, first Viscount Halifax, G.C.B., by his wife Lady
Mary, daughter of the Rt. Hon. Sir Charles Grey, second
Earl Grey, K.G. ; formerly Captain 1st West Riding
of Yorks. Yeomanry Cavalry ; succeeded his father in
1885. Creations — Baronet, January 22, 1784 J Viscount,
February 21, 1866. Armorial bearings— Azure, three
naked savages ambulant in fesse proper, in the dexter
hand of each a shield argent, charged with a cross gules
in the sinister a club resting on the shoulder also proper,
on a canton ermine, three lozenges conjoined in fesse
sable, and upon an escutcheon of pretence the arms of
Courtenav, namely, quarterly, 1 and 4, or, three torteaux
surmounted by a label of three points azure (for Cour-
tenay) ; 2 and 3, or, a lion rampant azure (for Redvers).
Above the escutcheon, which is charged with his badge
of Ulster as a Baronet, is placed the coronet of his rank,
and thereupon a helmet befitting his degree, with a
Mantling azure and argent ; and for his Crest, upon a

Frederick Wood, b. 1920 ; Hon. Anne Dorothy (Seat
— Garrowby, York. Official res. — Vice-Regal Lodge,
Delhi ; Viceregal Lodge, Simla, India. Clubs — Carl-
ton, Brooks's)] ; Hon. Alexandra Mary Elizabeth (to
whom Queen Alexandra stood sponsor) [m. 1898,
Major-Gen. Hugh Clement Sutton, C.B., C.M.G.,
Coldstream Guards, who d. 1928, and has issue] ;
and Hon. Mary Agnes [m. 1903, Col. the Rt. Hon.
George R. Lane Fox, P.C., of Braham Park, Yorkshire,
and has issue]. Residences — Hickleton Hall, Doncaster;
St. Mary's, Bovey Tracey, Devon. Club — Brooks's.

ALBERT WOOD, Esq., J. P. for co. Chester, and J. P.
and D. L. for co. Carnarvon (High Sheriff 1884, 1885).
Born 1838, being the second son of the late Henry Wood
of Chester, by Harriet, dau. of James Lomax of Dawstone,
co. Chester. Armorial bearings — Or, three mullets of six
points in bend between two bendlets nebuly, the whole

wreath of the colour a savages, as in the arms, the shield
sable, charged with a griffin's head erased argent.
Supporters — On either side a griffin sable, gorged with a
collar, and pendent therefrom a portcullis or. Motto —
" I like my choice." Married April 22, 1869, Lady
Agnes Elizabeth (d. 1919), only daughter of the Rt. Hon.
William Reginald Courtenay, eleventh Earl of Devon ;
and has had Issue — (1) Hon. Charles Reginald Lindley
Wood, b. 1870, d. 1890 ; (2) Hon. Francis Hugh Lindley
Wood, b. 1873, d. 1889 ; (3) Hon. Henry Paul Lindley
Wood, b. 1879, d. 1886 ; (4) Rt. Hon. Edward Frederick
Lindley Wood, 1st Baron Irwin (22 Dec. 1925). of
Kirby Underdale, Yorks., P.C., G.C.S.I., G.C.I.E., M.A.
(Oxon.), Hon. LL.D. Leeds, M.P. Ripon 1910-25,
Lt.-Col. Yorks. Dragoons Yeo., served Great War (desp.) ;
Viceroy and Governor-General of India since 1925,
b. 1881 [m. 1909, Lady Dorothy Evelyn Augusta, C.I., d.
of 4th Earl of Onslow ; and has surv. issue — Hon.
Charles Ingram Courtenav Wood, b. 191 2 ; Hon. Francis
Hugh Peter Courtenay Wood, b. 1916 ; Hon. Richard

between three roses all gules. Mantling gules and or.
Crest— Upon a wreath of the colours, in front of a mount,
thereon an oak-tree fructed proper, three bezants. Seat—
Bodlondeb, Conway.

ofGlassel, late of Browhead, Windermere, and ofSudbourn
Hall, Orford, co. Suffolk. Born April 1, 1870, eldest son
of the late Edward Herbert Wood, Esquire, of Raasay,
Isle of Raasay, in the county of Inverness, and Newbold
Revel, in the county of Warwick, Justice of the Peace
and Deputy-Lieutenant for the county of Inverness, and
Justice of the Peace for the county of Warwick, Captain
Warwickshire Yeomanry Cavalry, by his wife Evelyn Anne,
daughter of Major-General Valiant. Armorial bearings—
Per fesse or and sable, a wolf rampant counterchanged
between two trees eradicated in chief proper. Upon the
escutcheon is placed a helmet befitting his degree, with a
Mantling sable and or ; and for his Crest, upon a wreath
of the colours, a demi-lion rampant argent sem*e of




buckles sable, the sinister paw resting on a shield also
sable, charged with a wolfs head erased also argent.
Motto — " Virtute et labore." Livery — Oxford blue coat,

velvet collar, red vest, black trousers. Married, 1893, Mary
Olive, daughter of Major Bevil Granville, late 23rd Royal
Welsh Fusiliers, of Wellesbourne in the co. of Warwick; and
has Issue — (1) Edward Guy Wood, Esq., M.C., Capt. late
Seaforth Highlanders, b. 1894 ; (2) Richard Oliver Wood,
Gentleman, M. C. , late Lieut. Royal Scots, b. 1896 ; Evelyn
Sybil ; and Alice Ava. Seat — Glassel, Aberdeenshire.
Clubs — Windham, Royal Automobile.

WOOD (H. Coll.). Or, a cross patee fitchee gules,
between in chief two woodpeckers addorsed vert.

Arundel House, Wakefield, Yorks., b. 1853 ; d. 1920 ;
m. 1885, Maud Mary Bertram, d. of Rev. Henry
James Wilkinson, Vicar of Hooton Pagnell, Yorks.: —
Bertram William Francis Wood, Gentleman, M.B.,
B.S., West African Medical Staff, late Lieut. 4th Batt.
K.O.Y.L.I., b. 1887 ; m. 1920, Phyllis Helen, d. of
John Hannan. Res. — Barleywood, Warmington, Ban-
bury, Oxon. Club — Sports.

WOOD. Sable, a bull passant argent. Mantling sable
and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, a demi-

Mantling gules and or. Crest — Issuing from an antique

crown or, a woodpecker vert. Motto — " Jusqu'a la fin."

Only son of Francis Henry Wood, Esq., J. P., of

lion rampant or, gorged with a wreath. Motto — "Virtus
incumbet honori. " Livery — Chocolate colour, scarlet waist-

Sons of Charles Harcourt Gam Wood, Esq., of Carlton
Lodge, Pontefract, and Caer Beris, Builth, Capt. Yorks.
Dragoons (Yeo.), late Capt. 15th Hussars, J. P. Breck-
nockshire and W. R. co. York., b. 1866; d. 1926;
m. 1898, Emmeline, eldest dau. of Hamon le Strange,
Esq., of Hunstanton Hall, co. Norfolk: —
Beris Harcourt Wood, Gentleman, b. 1902. Res. —
Eric Harcourt Wood, Gentleman, b. 1904. Res. — ■

WOOD (H. Coll.). Or, three mullets of six points in
bend between two bendlets nebuly gules, all between three
roses of the last. Mantling gules and or. Crest— On a
wreath of the colours, in front of a mount, thereon an oak-
tree proper, three bezants. Motto — " Sicut serimus, sic

Sons of George Swinford Wood, Gentleman, £. 1836;
d. 1906 ; m. 1867, M. J. E. , d. of Enoch Gibbon Salis-
bury of Glan Aber, co. Chester: — •
Thomas Henry Wood, Gentleman, b. 1869. Res. —
Hyfrydie, Russell Road, Rhyl, N.Wales.
Albert Salisbury Wood, Gentleman, b. 1871.
Arthur Philip Lomax Wood, Gentleman, b. 1876.

WOOD of Southport (H. Coll.). Or, on a mount vert,
three oak-trees proper, over all on a f esse ermine, as many
roses gules, barbed and seeded proper. Mantling vert
and or, Crest — On a wreath of the colours . upon a billet
fessewise ermine, charged with three roses in fesse as in
the arms, a wood-pigeon proper. Motto — " Concentrate."
Son of the late Rev. Thomas Smith Wood, of Devon-
port, Devon : —




Sir Edward Graham Wood, Knt. Bach. (1917), J. P.
Lanes., b. 1854 ; m. ist, 1884, Elizabeth (d. 1915), d. of E.
McKenna, of Southport ; 2nd, 1916, Dorothy, d. of James
Harwood, of Manchester ; and has issue (by 2nd wife) —
Edward Graham Wood, Esq., b. 1918 ; David Graham
Wood, Esq., b. 1919 ; (by 1st wife) — Marjory Graham
[m. 1908, Norman Niell Holden, of Bowdon, Cheshire].
Res. — West Heath House, West Heath Road, Hamp-
stead, N.W.3. Clubs — Reform, National Liberal.

WOOD of Hampstead (H. Coll., 29 Sept. 1924).
Or, a fesse azure, semee-de-lys of the field, between
in chief a dragon passant gules, and in base a lymphad

sable, flags flying also gules. Mantling azure and or
Crest — Issuant out of a crown pallisado or, a wolf's
head gules, holding in the mouth a sprig of oak fructed
gold. Motto — " Strenue et audacter."

Sons of Rev. William Wood, D.D., M.A., Rector
of Rotherfield Greys, co. Oxford, b. 1829 ; d. 1919 ;
m. 1862, Emma, d. of Col. Robert Moorsom : —

Kenneth Forbes Wood, Gentleman, Barrister-at-Law,
Lincoln's Inn, b. 1863; m. 1901. Geraldine Pollock, d. of
Edmund Child Haynes, of Norfolk Square, London,
Solicitor, and has issue — Gerald Kenneth Wood, Gentle-
man, b. 1905 ; and Cecil Helen Irene. Postal address — 7
New Square, Lincoln's Inn, W.C.

Cyril Edward Wood, Esq., Major (ret.) 17th Bengal
Inf., b. 1866 ; m. 1898, Muriel Henrietta Campbell,
d. of Col. Henry Manvers Moorsom. Res. — 8 Lambolle
Road, Hampstead, N.W.3,

Robert Moorsom Wood, Gentleman, b. 1869. Res. —
St. Helen's, 8 Addington Grove, Sydenham, S.E.26.

Francis Ludlow Wood, Esq., Capt. (ret.) Ind. Army,
b. 1870; m. 1905, Eveline Lucinda, d. of John Thomas
Mounsey, of Kingsfield, co. Cumberland, and has issue —
Rosamund Eveline Sylvia ; Margery Isobel Frances ;
and Barbara Winifred Lucinda. Res. — Wayside, Wells-
way, Odd Down, Bath.

Sir HENRY TRUEMAN WOOD, Knight Bachelor,
Master of Arts of the University of Cambridge. Born 1845,
being the eldest son of William Burton Persse Wood, by his
wife Emily, daughter of James Morris; dubbed Knight
Bachelor, 1890. Armorial bearings — Quarterly argent and

or, a cross flory gules, between in the first and fourth quarters
an oak-tree on a mount fructed proper, in the second and
third a bull's head erased sable, charged with a bezant.
Upon the escutcheon is placed a helmet befitting his degree,
with a Mantling gules and argent ; and for his Crest, out of
a mural crown argent, a demi-wild man wreathed with oak
fructed, in the dexter hand an oak-tree eradicated and
fructed, and in the sinister a club all proper. Martied,
1873, Marian (d. 1907), dau. of J. Oliver; and has Issue —
William Vincent Wood, Esq., M.C., Lt.-Col. late R.A.M.C,
b. 1875 [m. 1906, Meta Worsley, eld. d. of Frank Apple-
gate, Esq., J. P. (Res.— Yatton, Bristol)]; Freda Muriel [m.
1904, William Rowland Fisher] ; and Dorothy Kathleen
\tn. 1905, Arthur Bernard Coote]. Postal address — Water-
side, Bourne End, Bucks. Club — Athenaeum.

WOOD of Singleton House (H. Coll., 12 July 1833).
Argent, on a chief sable, an open book proper, binding and
clasps or, between two millrinds of the first. Mantling
sable and argent. Crest — Upon a wreath of the colours,
a mount vert, thereon, in front of an oak-tree proper, a boar

regardant sable, hoofed, tusked, and gorged with a collar,
therefrom a chain reflexed over the back and affixed to the
tree or. Motto — " Civil and religious liberty."

Son of George William Rayner Wood, Esq., of Single-
ton Lodge, J. P. co. Lancaster, Lt.-Col. late 4th Vol.
Batt. Manchester Regt. , b. 1851; d. 1926; m. 1886,
Margaret, eldest d. of David Martineau, Esq., J. P.,
of 4 South Road, Clapham Park: —
Humphrey Rayner Wood, Esq., B.Sc. (Manchester),
Engineer, temp. Capt. R.G.A., b. 1888 ; m. 1918, Sylvia
May, d. of C. J. Watson, of Manchester. Res. — Bank-
field, Park Road, Hr. Crumpsall, Manchester.
Son of William Rayner Wood, Esq., J.P
b. 181 1 ; d. 1884; m. ist, 1841, Sarah
James McConnel ; 2nd, 1871, Isabel
Charlotte, d. of Rev. Henry Duntze, M.A. :—
Algernon Cockburn Rayner Wood, Gentleman,
(Oxon.j, b. 1874. Res.— Eton College, Windsor.

and D.L.,
Jane, d. of


HERBERT WOOD, Gentleman, Clerk in War Office.
Born July 10, 1840, being the only son of the late William
Charles Wood, by his wife Marian, dau. of Charles Williams
of Dublin. Armorial bearings— Quarterly argent and or,
a cross flory gules, between in the first and fourth quarters
an oak-tree on a mount vert, fructed proper, and in the
second and third a bull's head erased sable, charged on the
neck with a bezant. Mantling vert and argent. Crest —
Out of a mural crown argent, a demi-wild man wreathed
with oak fructed, in the dexter hand an oak-tree eradicated
and fructed, and in the sinister a club all proper. Motto —
"Defend." Martied, June 29, 1868, Emily, dau. of John
Benson of London; and has Issue — Constance Maida.
Postal address —

Sir JOHN WOOD, ist Bart. (14 Feb. 1918), of Hen-
grave-in-Hengrave, Suffolk, J.P. , D.L. co. Hereford (High




Sheriff 1900), J. P. cos. Suffolk and Derby, M.A. Oxon.,
Barrister-at-Law, Inner Temple, M.P. Stalybridge 1910-18,
and for Stalybridge and Hyde Div. of Cheshire 1918-22,
late Lt.-Col. and Hon. Col. 4th Vol. Batt. the Cheshire
Regt. (V.D.) Born Sept. 8, 1857, being the only son of the
late John Hill Wood, Esq., J. P. co. Derby, of Whitfield, co.

Derby, and Gatehead, co. York, by his wife Emma, eldest
dau. of William Sidebottom, Esq., J. P. co. Chester, of
Etherow House, co. Chester. Armorial bearings — Quar-
terly, 1 and 4, sable, on a bend engrailed argent, between
two roses of the last, barbed and seeded proper, three
rleurs-de-lys gules (Wood) ; 2 and 3, azure, a saltire between
four acorns leaved and slipped argent, all within a
bordure or (Haigh), impaling the arms of Bateman -
Hanbury, namely, quarterly, 1 and 4, or, a bend engrailed
vert, plain cottised sable (Hanbury); 2 and 3, or, on a
fesse sable between three Muscovy ducks proper, a rose
of the field (Bateman). Mantling sable and argent.
Crest — Issuant from a crown vallary or, an oak-tree proper
fructed gold. Motto—" Omne bonum Dei donum." Livery
— Black, with white facings. Married, firstly, April 30,
1883, Estelle, dau. of Henry Benham of Roland Gardens,
S.W. ; by whom he had Issue— (1) John Arthur Haigh
Wood, Esq,, M.C., D.S.C., late Lieut. R.N.V.R., formerly
Capt. 4th Batt. E. Surrey Regt., J. P. Suffolk, Barrister-at-
Law, Inner Temple, served Great War (despatches), b.
May 22, 1888 \m. 1919, Hon. Evelyn Saumarez, eld. dau.
of Lord De Saumarez; and has surv. issue — Shirley Carteret
{Club — Carlton)]; Marjorie Haigh [m. 1905, Lt.-Col.
Craufuird George Graham Hutchison, late 21st Lancers] ;

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