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Winifred, d. of late H. Hunter-Brown, of Nelson, N.Z.
Res. — 625 Hoyt Street, Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.

Vice-Adm. John Ernest Troyte Harper, C.B. (1926),
M.V.O. (1913), R.N. (ret.), Knight of Dannebrog of
Denmark, Officer of Redeemer of Greece, served S.
African War 1899- 1900, Operations against Ogaden
Somalis 1900-1, Commander (N.) of H.M. Yacht Victoria
and Albert 1911-14, A.D.C. to H.M. the King 1923-4,
b. 1874 ; m. 1904, Dorothy Gladwys, only d. of the late
Captain Alexander Meldrum, R.N., and has issue-
John Alexander Harper, Gentleman, Cadet R.N., b. 1913 ;
and Pamela Dorothea. Res. — Ham, Hawkhurst, Kent.
Clubs — United Service, Royal Yacht Squadron (Hon.).
Lieut.-Col. Reginald Tristram Harper, O.B.E., F.C.A.,
served S. African War (1900) with Imperial Yeomanry

(Devon) (Queen's Medal with 3 clasps) and Great War
1914-19, in Egypt, Macedonia and France (mentioned in
despatches twice, O.B.E., Mil.), b. 1876 ; m. 1906,
Gwladys Mary St. Agnes, only d. of the late Robert
Wilson, F.R.S.E., of Patricroft, Manchester ; and has
issue — Roland St. George Tristram Harper, Gentleman,
B.A. (Oxon.), b. 1907 ; and Margery Acland. Estate —
Lamberts, Hascombe, Surrey. Town res. — 7 Thorney
Court, Hyde Park Gate, W.8. Clubs— Carlton, Bath,
Argentine, Roehampton, Royal Thames Yacht.

Surv. sons of the Most Revd. Henry John Chitty
Harper, Bishop of Christchurch, and Primate of
New Zealand, b. 1804 ; d. 1893 ; m. 1829, Emily,
d. of Charles Wooldridge, of Winchester : —
George Harper, Gentleman, O.B.E., Barrister-at-Law
(Inner Temple), Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme
Court, New Zealand, b. 1843 ; m. 1871, Agnes Margaret,
d. of the late R. J. Lougham, of Christchurch, N.Z. ;
and has surv. issue — George Harper, Gentleman,
Barrister and Solicitor (N.Z.), b. ; Philip Henry

Harper, Gentleman, Barrister and Solicitor (N.Z.), served
Great War, N.Z. Exped. Force, b. ; Robin Paul

Harper, Esq., D.S.O., Great War (despatches), b.
[m. , and has issue] ; and Lilian [m. James Lough-

man, M.D., of Fairlie, N.Z.]. Res. — Christchurch, New

Rev. Walter Harper, sometime Dean of Christchurch,
New Zealand, b. 1849 ; m. 1st Emily, d. of late A. Hope,
J. P., of Birkenhead, England ; and has surv. issue —
Maurice Harper, Gentleman, b. [m. and has issue] ;

Esther [m. Cuthbert Gresson] ; Emily [m. Hugh Reeves] ;
2nd, Sybilla, d. of late George Ross, of Christchurch, N.Z.
Res. — Christchurch, New Zealand.

Gerald Harper, Gentleman, M.D., b. 1850. Club —

HICKS (U.O., 29 June 1839). Quarterly or and gules,
a fess wavy quarterly ermine and sable, between three
fleurs-de-lis counterchanged. Mantling gules and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a stag's head couped
argent, corned gules, gorged with a chaplet of trefoils
vert. Motto — " Donner et pardonner."

Sons of Richard John Hicks, Esq., of Kilmacanogue,

co. Wicklow, and of Mount Anville, co. Dublin,

b. 1809 ; d. 1874 ; m. 1852, Margaret, d. of William

Figgis :—

Charles Stansfeld Hicks, Gentleman, b. 1854 ; m.

1904, Mary Conran, d. of Gen. Wolfe Hay ; and has issue

— Woulfe Hay Hicks, Gentleman, b. 1906 ; Edmuna

Johnstone Hay Hicks, Gentleman, b. 1908 ; and Mary

Hay. Res. — Eagle House, South Woodford, Essex.

Ernest Wingfield Hicks, Gentleman, b. 1862. Res.
■ -Richmore, South Godstone, Surrey.

HORDERN (H. Coll., 18 Sept. 1865). Party per pale

argent and azure, two bars and in chief three mullets

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within a bordure engrailed all counterchanged. Mantling
azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a
wyvern or, pierced through the neck by an arrow fess-
ways point to the sinister proper, and resting the dexter
claw upon an escutcheon gules, charged with a child's
head affrontee couped at the neck also proper. Motto
— " Nabbath hig hordern ac God hie fett."

Sons of Peter Hordern, B.A., Oxon., late Director

of Public Instruction, British Burmah, of Bury

House, Alverstoke, Hants., b. 1837 ; d. 1913 ;

m. 1873, Edith Charlotte, only child of Capt.

Frederick G. W. Fearon, late 69th Regt., of The

Cottage, Taplow, Bucks. : —

Charles Hordern, Esq., Lieut.-Col. R.E. (ret.), Cava-

liere SS. Maurizio e Lazzara (Italy) 1919, b. 1880 ;

tn. 1st, 1907, Lucy Frances (d. 1909), only d. of the late

Thomas H. R. Woodbridge of Old Bank House, Uxbridge,

Middlesex ; 2nd, 1913, Cecil Pearl, only d. of the late

Major Hugh C. W. Beaching, of Ardwick House, Farn-

borough, Hants. ; and has issue — Peter Hugh Hordern,

Gentleman, b. 1916 ; Rowena Lucy [tn. 1928, Capt.

Bryan Mayfield (Scots Guards)] ; and Vivian Charlotte.

Club — Army and Navy.

Philip Hordern, Esq., Comdr. R.N., b. 1885 ; tn. 1911,
Millicent Ludmilla, d. of Marc Henry Wratislaw, Esq.,
Col. Ind. Army (ret.), of Painswick, Glos. ; and has issue —

(1) Marc Philip Cotton Hordern, Gentleman, b. 1912 ;

(2) Michael Hordern, Gentleman, b. 1919 ; and Pamela
Barbara. Res. — 2 Letchworth Avenue, Chatham.

Archibald Frederick Hordern, Esq., A.F.C., Capt. S.
Staffs. Regt. (ret.), Chief Constable E.R. Yorks., b. 1889.
Res. — Beverley, Yorks. Club — Royal Automobile.

Clifford Willoughby Hordern, Gentleman, b. 1891 ;
tn. 1928, Hon. Mary Angela, 2nd d. of Lord Melchett,
and has issue — Mary Clare. Res. — 3 Halkin Place,
S.W.i. ; Tong Farm, Brenchley, Kent. Club — New

IRWIN (confmd. U.O.). Argent, on a fess engrailed
gules, between three holly leaves vert, a maple leaf or.
Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of

the colours, a forearm vambraced fessways charged with
a maple leaf as in the arms, the hand bare grasping a
thistle all proper. Motto — " Nemo me impune lacessit."

Son of Charles Killpatrick Irwin, M.D., b. 1824 ;

d. 1866 ; tn. 1856, Eliza, d. of Squire John Borlase

Warren, of Oshawa, Ontario : —
Charles Warren Irwin, Gentleman, b. 1858 ; tn. 1890,
Anna Maria, d. of William Warren, of Oshawa ; and
has issue — (1) Charles Warren Irwin, Gentleman, b. 1892 ;
(2) John Day Irwin, Gentleman, b. 1894 ; and Kathleen
Pole. Res. — 13 Lowther Avenue, Toronto, Canada.
Club — Lambton Golf and Country (Toronto).

JACKSON (H. Coll.). Argent, a greyhound courant
ermines, between three eagles' heads erased sable.
Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a demi-horse argent, guttee-de-sang, maned and
Jjoofed sable.

Third son of Francis Jackson, Gentleman, of Wis-
bech, Cambs., b. 1812 ; d. 1900 ; tn. Sarah Lucy,
d. of Joseph Marshall, of Waldersea House, Elm,
co. Cambridge : —
Charles Ernest Jackson, Gentleman, Solicitor, b. 1854 ;
tn. 1907, Alice, d. of John Williamson. Res. — 18
Clarkson Avenue, Wisbech, Cambs. Club — Union
(Cambridge University).

JOHNSTONE (U.O.). Argent, a saltire sable, on a
chief purpure, three cushions ermine. Mantling gules,
doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a
spur with wings argent, leather sable. Motto — " Nun-
quam non paratus."

Son of William John Johnstone, Esq., J. P., of
Dunesk, Belfast, b. ; d. ; tn. ,

Lucinda, d. of Robert Stewart, of Lisburn : —
Sir Robert Stewart Johnstone, Knt. Bach. (1915),
M.A., LL.B. (Trin. Coll. Dub.), Barrister-at-Law, King's
Inns, Dublin, and Gray's Inn, late Capt. and Hon.
Major Manchester Regt., Dist. Comdr. Lagos 1889-94,
Actg. Attorney-Gen. Bahamas 1902, Chief Justice Island
of Grenada 1909, ret. 1914, b. 1855 ; '"• 1893, Helena
Wilhelmina, d. of Otto von der Meden, of Coventry Hall,
Streatham ; and has issue — Robert Otto Stewart
Johnstone, Esq., Lieut, late R.G.A., b. 1894 [tn. 1920,
Eileen Maud, d. of Capt. Randal W. Plunkett, of Hill-
crest, Snaresbrook]. Club — Junior Carlton.

Roscommon. Born 1878, being the third son of John
Jones, Esq., of Kilmore House, co. Roscommon, and
Gort Lodge, co. Leitrim, and his wife Charlotte, d. of
Robert Browne, of Burren, co. Carlow. Armorial
bearings (Confmd. U.O. 10 Aug, 1647) — Gules, three
lioncels rampant guardant or, armed and langued azure,

on a quarter of the second, a fret of the first. Mantling
gules and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a
talbot's head couped argent, langued and chained gules.
Motto — " Deus fortitudo mea." Livery — Claret, yellow
facings. Married 1907, Bridie Jane Georgina, d. of
Robert French, Esq., J. P., of Frenchbrooke, and Larch-
grove, co. Roscommon. Seats — Mount Browne House,
co. Roscommon ; Headford House, co. Leitrim. Res.
—Mount Browne, Strokestown, co. Roscommon.

KEANE (U.O., 18 July 1929). Quarterly vert and or,
in the first and fourth quarters a salmon naiant argent,
in the second and third a tree proper. Mantling, vert
and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a wild cat



rampant guardant proper, collared argent^ charged on
the shoulder with a trefoil vert. Motto— frelis
demulcta mitis." . .

Sons of John Henry Keane, Esq., ft. 1845 ; «.. 1906 > ;

m 1875, Mary, d. of Thomas Henry, by his wife

Catherine McCormack, of Drumaness, Lisburn,

co. Down : —
Rev. John Henry Keane, b. 1876

Gerald Joseph Keane, Esq., D.S.O. (1917), M.D.,
D H P D.T.M., Major (ret.) R.A.M.C., and Res. of
Officers M.L.C., and Dir. of Med. and San. Services,

Uganda Protectorate, b. 1880; m. 1923, Auriol Frances
Kyrle, 4th d. of the late H. D. Chapman, of Kilhendre,
Salop and has issue — Gerald Francis Geoffrey Keane,
Gentleman, b. 1924. Res.— Entebbe, Uganda. Clubs
— Wellington, Royal Societies.

Charles Adrian Keane, Gentleman, b. 1885.

KIMBALL (H. Coll.) Argent, a pale gules, charged
with a lion rampant of the field, on a chief sable, a bezant
between two crescents or. Mantling gules and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, in front of two arrows
points downwards saltirewise gules, a bull's head erased
sable, armed or, and ducally gorged also gules, between
two branches of laurel fructed proper.
Son of : —

Lawrence Kimball, Gentleman, b. . Res. — Barley -
thorpe, Oakham, Rutland.

LEASK (L.O.). Azure, a fess between a mast with a
sail hoisted accompanied by two mullets in chief, and in
base three mascles all or. Badge — A mast sable, with a
sail hoisted azure, fimbriated or, charged with a crescent,
mullet and mascle gold.

Issue of Magnus Leask, of Aswick, Shetland, m.
1875, Margaret, d. of Hay Williamson, Breck Walls,
Shetland : —

Margaret, m. 1902, Frederick William Woolrabe,
F.R.C.P., F.R.C.S., of Davidstoun, Tasmania (q.v.),
and d. , without issue.

Helen, m. Thomas White, Edinburgh, and has issue.

Agnes, deed.

Willa, m. William W. Robinson, L.R.C.P., of Chester-
field, and has issue.

Joan, »». James Masterman Wood, M.B., and has

Barbara, m. twice, 2nd Frank Harold Stephens, O.B.E. ,
R.N. (deed.), and has issue by 1st marriage. Res.—
36 Ridge Hill, Golders Green, N.W.n.

LE FANU (Confmd. U.O.). Azure, a swan argent,
on a chief or, three roses gules, flowered or. Mantling
gules, doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours,
a greyhound's head argent. Motto — " Dat pretium

Sons of William Richard Le Fanu, Commr. of Public
Works, Ireland, b. 1816 ; d. 1894; m - l8 57, Henri-
etta Victorine (d. 1899), d. of Sir Matthew Barring-
ton, Bart. : —
Thomas Philip Le Fanu, Esq., C.B., B.A. Tnn. Coll.,
Camb., Private Sec. to Chief Sec. of Ireland, 1910-13,
Commr. of Public Works, Ireland, 1913-26, b. 1858 ; m.
1890, Florence, d. of Rev. James Sullivan, Rector of
Askeaton, co. Limerick, and has issue — William Richard
Le Fanu, Gentleman, M.A. (Cantab.), b. 1904 ; and 1
dau. Res.— Abington, Bray, co. Wicklow. Clubs—
Savile, Kildare Street (Dublin).

Rev. Fletcher Sheridan Le Fanu, B.A., T.C.D., 0.
i860 ; m. 1885, Janie (d. 1926), d. of Walter Hore. Res.
— Ballywaltrim, Bray, co. Wicklow.

Brinsley Rankine Le Fanu, Gentleman, B.E., I.C.D.,
b. 1862 ; m. 1902, Margaret, d. of John Dudgeon, and
has issue— (1) Richard Brinsley Sheridan Le Fanu,
Gentleman, b. 1905 ; (2) John Lewen Le Fanu, Gentle-
man, B.A. (Cantab.), b. 1906. Res.— Roshn, Sidney
Parade Avenue, Dublin.

Victor Charles Le Fanu, Gentleman, B.A. (Cantab.), t>.
1865. Res. — Ballymorris, Bray, co. Wicklow. Clubs —
Kildare Street (Dublin) ; St. George's (Dunlaoghaire).

Most Rev. Henry Frewen Le Fanu, Archbishop of
Perth, Australia, since 1929, M.A. (Oxon.), Coadjutor
Bishop of Brisbane 1915-29, Archdeacon of Brisbane,
1905-15, b. 1870 ; m. 1904, Margery Annette (d. 1926), d.
of Rev. J. Dredge, and has issue— (1) Stephen Harry
John Le Fanu, Gentleman, b. 1908 ; (2) Francis William
Le Fanu, Gentleman, b. 1915 ; (3) P^p Sheridan Le
Fanu, Gentleman, b. 1926 ; and 3 daus. Res.— Bishop s
House, Perth, West Australia.

Sons of Hugh Barrington Le Fanu (youngest son
of William Richard Le Fanu— see above), Esq.,Capt.
R.N., b. 1872 ;d. 1929; m. 1908, Georgiana Harriott,
d. of W. Kingscote : —
Peter Le Fanu, Gentleman, b. 1912. Res.— 19 hJroad-
gate Road, Bedford.

Michael Le Fanu, Gentleman, b. 1913- Res.— 19
Broadgate Road, Bedford.

Anthony Le Fanu, Gentleman, b. 1918. Kes.— K)
Broadgate Road, Bedford.

LEWIN (Confmd. U.O.). Argent, a bend indented
sable, between two trefoils slipped vert. Mantling
gules, doubled argent. Crest— On a wreath of the
colours, a demi-lion rampant sable, holding in the paws
a trefoil slipped in fesse vert. Motto—" Spes mea in

Sons of Frederick Thomas Lewin, Esq., J. P., D.L.,
of Clogans, co. Mayo, and of Castlegrove, co.
Galway, b. 1828 ; d. 1904 ; »». 1867, Lucy Emma,
d of William Byrom Corrie, of Cheltenham : —
Thomas Frederic Lewin, Esq., J.P. cos. Galway and

Mayo, High Sheriff Mayo 1908, Lieut, late 4th Batt.

Connaught Rangers, b. . Seat— Castlegrove, Tuam,

co. Galway. . _ _ _ .. ~ ^ , ,.

Brig.-Gen. Arthur Corrie Lewin, C.B., C.M.G., D.3.U.,
Lt.-Col. late comdg. 3rd- Batt - Connaught Rangers,
served S. Africa 1899-1902 (despatches twice, Queens
medal, 5 clasps, Kings medal, 2 clasps DSX).), and
Great War 1914-19 (despatches 6 times C.M.G., C.B.,
Brev.-Col.), has Order of St. Anne of Russia High
Sheriff co. Mayo 1912, A.D.C. to H.M. King George
since 19x8, 6. 1874 ; «•• i9oo, Norah Constance d. of
the late William Higgin of Rosganna, Carrickfergus ;
and has issue— Thomas Chippendale Lewin, Gentleman,
b. 1908. Seats— Cloghans, Tuam, co. Galway ; Korn
Kenya Colony. Clubs— Conservative, Kildare Street

Frederic Henry Lewin, Gentleman, B.A. (Oxon.),
b. . Res. —

McCABE (confmd. U.O.). Gules, a ram's fleece
extended argent, horned sable. Mantling gules, doubled



argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a demi-lion
rampant argent, holding an arrow gules, barbed and
winged argent, the point downwards. Motto — " Aut
vincere aut mori."

Second son of Thomas McCabe, b. ; d. ;

m. , :—

Thomas Augustus McCabe, Gentleman, b.
Res. — Binghampton, New York State, U.S.A.

MADDICK (H. Coll.). Or, on a chevron engrailed
between three lions passant gules, two keys wards
downwards of the field. Mantling gules and or. Crest
— On a wreath of the colours, two arms embowed
and fretted each strangling with the hand a serpent all
proper. Motto — " Odisse metuens, metuere odi."

Only son of Edmund Distin Maddick, of London,
b. 1831 ; d. 1917 ; m. , Harriet King, widow

of — . Weston : —
Edmund Distin Maddick, Esq., C.B.E., F.R.C.S.,
F.R.S.M., Major (ret.) Roy. Air Force, sometime Surgeon
R.N., Knight of Order of the Crown of Italy, b. 1857 ;
m. 1883 (in right of which he bears upon an escutcheon
of pretence the arms oi Byng, viz.: — Quarterly sable
and argent, in the first quarter a lion rampant of the
second, over all in bend sinister a representation of the
colours of the 31st Regiment), Violet, only child and heir
of Hon. William Frederick Byng, Capt. 13th Light
Dragoons, formerly Scots Guards ; and has issue —
Edmund Cecil Strafford Byng Maddick, Esq., Major
(ret.), b. 1884 [m. 1918, Onoria Doris, d. of Cecil Hey-
wood, and has issue — Cecil Distin Byng Maddick,
Gentleman ; and Patricia Mary] ; and Violet Emily
Alice Byng [tit. 1914, Edward Francis Spiller, and has
issue — Victor Gundred Distin]. Clubs — Marlborough,
Royal Air Force, Royal Thames Yacht.

MAJOR (Confmd. U.O., Feb 19, 1929). Azure, three
Corinthian columns two and one, each surmounted by a
ball or, on a chief of the last three barrulets wavy sable.

Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of

the coiours, a demi-greyhound sable, collared or, chained

argent. Motto — " Deus major columna."

Sons of Henry Major, of Ballymacash, Lisburn,
co. Antrim, b. 1832 ; d. 1877 ; m. 1865, Margaret,
d. of Hugh McCall, of Chapel Hill, Lisburn, co.
Antrim : —
Harold William Major, Gentleman, M.A. (Cambs.), b.

1869. Res. — Weymouth College, Weymouth, Dorset.
Ernest Harry Major Gentleman, F.R.I.B.A., b. 1876 ;

m. 1915, Leila Mary, d. of Herbert Bennett, of Albyfield,
Bickley, Kent ; and has issue — Michael John Herbert
Major, Gentleman, b. 1918 ; and Patricia Mary. Res. —
Queen Anne's Mansions, St. James's Park, S.W.i.

MATHIESON (H. Coll., 31 Dec. 1929). Gyronny of
eight sable and gules, three cocks or, in the fesse point
a rose argent, barbed and seeded proper. Mantling
sable and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, in
front of a cloud proper, issuant therefrom the ravs of
the sun or, a cock gules. Motto — " Persevere."

Sons of W'illiam Mathieson, of Leeds, b. 1821 ;
d. 1890 ; m. 1 85 1, Agnes, d. of Alexander Cockbum'
Carron, Falkirk :< —
William Mathieson, Gentleman, b. 1852 ; m. 1876,
Margaret Bryden, d. of Robert Spence ; and has had
issue — William Mathieson, Gentleman, b. 1880 ; Ellen
Evans (deed.) ; and Agnes Cockburn. Res. — Glenburn,
Horsforth, near Leeds ; Symington, Lanarkshire.
Alexander Mathieson, Gentleman, b. ; m.

; and has issue — John Spence
Mathieson, Gentleman, b. . ( Res. — Ellerslie, Kirk-

stall Lane, Leeds). Res. — Mayfield, Burley, Leeds.

MEADE (Confmd. U.O.). Azure, a chevron ermine,
between three trefoils slipped argent. Mantling gules,
doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, an
eagle displayed with two heads sable, armed and beaked
argent. Motto — " Toujours prest."

Only child of Arthur William Meade (eld. son of

Rev. William Meade — see below), Gentleman,

b. 1856 ; d. 1906 ; m. 1883, Grace Ellen, d. of

George Maitland, of Shotover Park, Oxon. : —

Harry Edward Meade, Esq., O.B.E., Major late Roy.

Fus., served Great War (despatches, O.B.E.), b. 1884 ;

m. 1909, Marion, d. of the Hon. Mr. Justice Chadwick,

of Natal, S. Africa ; and has issue — John Arthur

Meade, Gentleman, b. 1914 ; and Elizabeth Mary.

Res. — The Grange, Wraysbury, Bucks. Club — Army

and Navy.

Yngr. sons of Rev. William Meade, b. 1821 ; d. 1893 ;
m. 1st, 1855, Charlotte, d. of Peter Clement Cazalet,
of Brighton ; 2nd, 1863, Charlotte Mary, d. of
John Hippisley, Esq., J. P., D.L., of Ston Easton,
Somerset : —
Edward Cazalet Meade, Esq., J. P. Somerset, b. i860.
Res. — Thomfield, Seaton, E. Devon.

Charles Hippisley Meade, Gentleman, b. 1866 ; m.
1904, Kathleen, d. of George H. Cotton Stapleton, Esq.,
Lieut. R.N. (ret.) ; and has issue — James Edward
Meade, Gentleman, b. 1907 ; Kathleen Mary ; and
Diana Hippisley. Res. — 6 Lansdown Crescent, Bath.

George Hamilton Meade, Esq., Capt. late Somerset
Yeo., b. 1870 ; m. 1897, Edith, d. of the late William
Smith Nicholson, Esq., J. P., of Eastmore, Yarmouth,
Isle of Wight. Res. — King's Corner, Crockerton,

MEREDITH (confmd. U.O.). Ermine, a lion rampant
sable, collared and chained argent, langued or. Mantling
gules, doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a demi-lion rampant sable, collared and chained
argent, langued and charged with an ermine spot or.
Motto — " Heb Dduw, heb ddim, a Duw a digon."

Sons of Sir James Creed Meredith, LL.D., Knt.

Bach., b. ; d. ; m.

d. of :_

Richard Meredith, Esq., C.S.I. , CLE., late Indian
Telegraph Dept., Dir.-Gen. 1914, Chief Engineer Tele-
graphs I9i6,ret. 1922, b. 1867 ; m. 1st, 1892, Ada Louisa
(d. 1920), d. of Alfred H. Middleton ; 2nd, 1922, Eleanor
Mary, d. of the late A. R. Dufty, of Scarborough, and
widow of Bernard M. Samuelson, CLE. Res. — Dun-
holm, Ilkley, Yorks.

James Creed Meredith, Esq., K.C, M.A., Litt.D.
(Dublin), Judge of the High Court, Irish Free State,
b- ; m. , Lorraine, d. of Charles Percy, of

Weardale Park, Montreal ; and has issue — 2 daus.
Res. — Hopeton, Rathgar, co. Dublin. Club — University
(Dublin). '

MIDDLEBROOK (H. Coll.). Azure, three owls
argent, on a chief ermine, a portcullis chained or.
Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a cockatrice sable, three mullets argent. Badge
— An iris-flower leaved and slipped proper, entiled by a
circlet or.

Son of the late John Middlebrook, of White Lea,.



Birstall, b. 1S23 ; d. 1888 ; m. Eliza, d. of Joseph

Priestly : —
Sir William Middlebrook, 1st Bart. (1930), Knt.
Bach. (1916), J. P. Yorks., Hon. Freeman of Leeds and
Morley, Mayor of Morley 1896-7 and 1904-5, Lord Mayor
of Leeds 1910-11, M.P. S. Div. Leeds 1908-22 ; b. 185 1 ;
m. 1880, Alma, d. of William B. Jackson, of Morley ;
and has issue — Harold Middlebrook, Esq., b. 1887 ;
and 2 daus. Res. — Brookholme, South Cliff, Scar-
borough. Clubs — Nat. Liberal, Scarborough.

MITTER (H. Coll.). Per saltire azure and gules, in
chief a sun in splendour or, in base the moon looking
to the sinister argent, and in fesse two Bengal tigers
passant proper. Mantling azure and or. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, a demi Bengal tiger proper, sup-
porting with the paws a millrind or. Motto — " LTdyamas
sarva sadhakah."

Son of the late Sir Romesh Chundre Mitter, of
73 Paddupuker Road, Calcutta : —

Rt. Hon. Sir Binode Chandra Mitter, P.C., Knt. Bach.,
Barrister-at-Law and Bencher, Lincoln's Inn, Member
of Council of State for India 1921, a M.E.C. Bengal 1928,
Standing Counsel to Govt, of India 1910-17, Officiating
Advocate-Gen. Bengal, Jan.-Oct. 1917, b. 1872 ; m.
1890, Charu Shilla, d. of Aksboy Kumar De ; and has
issue — 5 sons; and 5 daus. Res. — 73 Ashley Gardens,
S.W.i ; 2 Loudon Street, Calcutta. Clubs— Athenaeum,
National Liberal, Calcutta.

MOCKLER (confmd. U.O.). Azure, three estoiles
argent, in the centre fesse point a mullet pierced or.
Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest — On a wreath of
the colours, a greyhound's head couped proper, collared
and ringed or. Motto — " Vivere teste coelo."

Eld. son of Lt.-Col. William Elliot Mockler, of
Ginnett's House, co. Meath : —
Guy Henry Gaston Mockler, Esq., Lt.-Col. (ret.) Ind.
Army, b. . Res. —

NALL (H. Coll.). Per chevron barry of six gules and
or and of the first, in chief two stags' heads caboshed
proper, and in base a lion rampant guardant of the
second. Mantling gules and or. Crest — On a wreath of
the colours, within a leathern garter buckled gules, a
bee or. Motto — " Be ready."

Only son of Will am Nail, of Pendleton, Lanes.,
and Hoveringham Hall, Notts., b. 1830 ; d. 1900;
and Lucy Isabella, d. of John Woollam, of Man-
chester : —
Joseph Nail, Gentleman, b. 1863 ; m. 1886, Annie,
d. of Charles Bower Fernihough, of Todmorden, and
afterwards of Southport, co. Lanes. ; and has issue —
(1) Col. Sir Joseph Nail, Knt. Bach. (1924), D.S.O.
(1918), T.D., Member of E. Lanes. Assocn. T.A., Member
of National Church Assembly, Member of Council of
Institute of Transport, Director of the Manchester
Chamber of Commerce, Parliamentary Sec. (unpaid) to
Rt. Hon. W. C. Bridgeman, P.C., M.P., 1919-21, M.P
for Hulme Div. Manchester 1918-29, served Great War
1914-18, Egypt, Gallipoli and France (despatches,
D.S.O.), b. 1887 [m. 1916, Edith Elizabeth, yngst. d. of
late John Liell Francklin, Esq., J. P., of Gonalston,
Notts., by his wife, Hon. Alice M., d. of 3rd Viscount
St. Vincent, and has issue — Michael Joseph Nail, Esq.,
b. 1921 ; William George Joseph Nail, Esq., b. 1926 ;
Elizabeth Josephine ; Rosemary Alice Anne ; and
Diana Christian Isabella ( Address — Hoveringham Hall,
Notts. ; Hulme House, Manchester. Clubs— Carlton and
St. Stephen's)]; (2) William Nail, Gentleman, b. 1892
[m. 1910, Gladys, d. of Henry Pickthall, of Bowdon,
Cheshire ; and has issue — Audrey Campbell (Res. —
Over Peover, co. Chester)] ; Annie [m 1914, John
William Cherry of Worsley, Lanes., and has issue] ; and
Mary Rigby. Res. — Broom Cottage, High Legh, Cheshire.

ODLUM (confmd. U.O.). Gules, a chevron or, between

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