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The late Christian William Lawrence, Esq., J. P. for co.

Gloucester, in the Diplomatic Service from 1859-90, Minister

to Ecuador 1883-90. b. 1836 ; d. 1920. Seats - Sandywell

Park and Sevenhampton Manor, both near Andoversford

R.S. O. , Gloucestershire.

Daus. and co-heirs of Rev. Anthony C Lawrence,

b. 1842; d. 1903; m. 1876, Mary Anne, d. of Canon

Charles Altinore Ogilvie, D.D. , Rector of Ross, co.

Hereford : — ■

Katharine Mary Cecily, m. 1912, Comdr. E. Bowie

Evans, R.N. {d. 1918). She has assumed the name of

Evans-Lawrence. Res. — Whittington Court, Glos.

Wynnefrede Henriet'a. Seat — Sevenhampton Manor,
Glos. Res. — 3 St. Margaret's Road, St. Leonards-on-Sea.

LAWRENCE (H. Coll. 1867). Ermine, a cross raguly
gules, in the first and f< urth quarters a serpent nowed
proper. Mantling gules and argent. Crest— On a wreathe




of the colours, a gryphon's head couped argent, in front
thereof a serpent nowed proper. Motto — " Mente et

Sons of Sir James John Trevor Lawrence, 2nd Bart.,
K.C.V.O., b. 1831 ; d. 1913 ; m. 1869, Bessie, only
child of John Matthew of Burford, Dorking : —

Sir William Matthew Trevor Lawrence, 3rd Bart. (30
April 1867), F.S.A., J.P. Surrey, B.A. (Oxon.l, b. 1870 ; m.
1908, Bertha Iris Eyre, ygst. d. of the late Brig.-Gen. Eyre
Macdonnell Stuart Crabbe of Glen Eyre, Southampton;
and has issue — William Lawrence, Esq., b. 1913; Roger
Fettiplace Lawrence, Esq,, b. 1919 ; Mary Barbara;
Elizabeth Anne; and Naomi. Res. — Burford, Dorking.
Clubs— Wellington, Burlington Fine Arts.

Aubrey Trevor Lawrence, Esq., M.B.E. , M.A. (Oxford),
K.C.,Barrister-at-Law Inner Temple, ^.1875 ; OT.1901, Con-
stance Emily Fanning, d. of late Joseph M'Gawof Kooba,
N.S.W. , and Mickleham Downs, Dorking; and has issue —
John Trevor Lawrence, Gentleman, b. 1908 ; Peter Stafford
Hayden Lawrence, Gentleman,^. 1913 ; and Ruth Chris-
tian. Res. — Lindsey House, 100 Cheyne Walk, Chelsea,
S.W. ; Sentry Hill, Frensham, Surrey.

Charles Trevor Lawrence, Esq. , O. B. E. , Major late Hants.
Regt., Principal Asst. Sec. S. Nigeria, served S. Africa
1899-1900 (despatches), W.Africa 1901 (despatches), and
Great War 1914-18, b. 1879; m. 1916, Adeliza, d. of the
late Major-Gen. Sir J. F. D. Donnelly, K.C.B., R.F.
Res. — Secretariat, Lagos, W. Africa; Twynham, Farnham
Common, Bucks.

LAWRENCE ( ). Quarterly, 1 and 4, argent

a cross raguly gules (Lawrence); 2 and 3, sable, a

Catherine - wheel between two crescents in chief and a
trefoil in base or (Scott). Mantling gules and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a demi-turbot, tail erect
proper. Motto — " In cruce salus."

Son of Walter Lawrence, Esq., J.P. and High Sheriff,

by his wife Georgiana, third d. of Charles Blake of

Moyne : —

The late Denis lohn Lawrence, Esq., J. P., b. 18 ;

m. 1882, Eliza Jane (d. 1897), d. of Edward Parsons of

Oxton, Cheshire ; and has issue— Ethel Margaret. Seat —

Lisreaghan (or Bellevue), Lawrencetown, co. Galway.

LAWRENCE of Wimbledon Park (H. Coll., Argent,
a cross raguly gules, on a chief of the last a portcullis
between two millrinds or. Mantling gules and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a roe's head affrontee,
erased gules, charged on the neck with a portcullis as
in the arms. Motto — " Recte faciendo securus."

Son of Philip Henry Lawrence, of Lincoln's Inn, b.

1822 ; d. 1895 ; m. 1858 : —
Rt. Hon. Sir Paul Ogden Lawrence, P.C., Knt. Bach.,
Lord Justice of Appeal, Bencher Lincoln's Inn, b. 1861 ;
m. 1887, Maude Mary,d. of John Turner, of Oaklands,
Wimbledon Park. Res. — Dunarden, Inner Park Road,
Wimbledon Park, S.W. 19.

LAWRENCE (H. Coll., 1869). Ermine, on a cross raguly
gules, between in the first and fourth quarters a fasces erect
encircled by a wreath of oak proper, a pair of compasses
extended or. Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, a wolf's head erased argent, crusilly,
and charged with a pair of compasses extended sable.
Motto — •' Per ardua stabilis."

Only child and heir of Alderman Sir James Clarke

Lawrence, Bart., M.P., J.P. (Lord Mayor of London

1868-9), b. 1820; d. 1897; m. 1887, Agnes Harriette,

elder d. of Michael Castle of Hatherleigh House,

Glos. : —

Theodora Agnes Clarke Durning-Lawrence (assumed the

additional surname by R.L. 14 July 1914). Res. — 13

Carlton House Terrace, S.W. 1.

Only surv. son of Alfred Lawrence, Esq., Gloucester

Gardens, Middlesex, a Commissioner of Lieutenancy

for City of London, b. 1826; d. 1875; m. 1858, Mary

Elizabeth (d. 1903), d. of Henry Ridge of Upper

Clapton : —

Frederick William Pethick Lawrence, Esq., M.P. W.

Div. Leics. since 1923, b. 1871 ; m. 1901, Emmeline, d. of

Henry Pethick. Res. — Fourways, Gomshall, Surrey ; 11

Old Square, Lincoln's Inn, W.C.2.

LAWRENCE (H. Coll., 1906). Ermine, an escarbuncle
or, surmounted by a lotus-flower proper, on a chief arched
gules, a dragon passant or. Mantling gules and or.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a cubit arm vested
gules, cupped ermine, holding in the hand a plane-leaf
proper and charged on the sleeve with a trefoil slipped or.
Motto — " Gwaith gyda gobaith."

Son of George Lawrence, Esq., J.P., of Trevella,
Langwm, co. Monmouth, b. 1805; d. 1896; m. 2nd,
1844, Catharine, d. of Edward Lewis of Wenvoe, co.
Glamorgan : —
Sir Walter Roper Lawrence, 1st Bart. (13 July 1906),
G.C.I.E., G.C.V.O., C.B. (Mil.), Member of the Council
of India 1907-9 (resigned 1909), late Under-Sec. and Officia-
ting Sec. to Indian Govt, and Private Sec. to Viceroy, Chief
of Staff of the Prince of Wales for the Indian tour 1905.
[Supporters — On either side a heron holding in the beak
a sprig of plane iructed proper],^. 1857; m. 1885, Lilian
Gertrude, d. of John Gwynne James of Aylstone Hill, co.
Hereford ; and has issue— (1) Percy Roland Bradford
Lawrence, Esq., M.C. , Lt.-Col. Coldstream Gds., served
Great War (despatches twice, M.C), b. 1886 [m. 1925,
Susan, d. of Sir Charles Addis, K.C.M.G.]; (2) Henry
Walter Neville Lawrence, Esq., Capt. Coldstream Gds., b.
1891. Res. — 94 Eaton Square, London, S.W. Clubs —
Garrick, Royal Air Force.

© of the Commission of Lieutenancy, and Sheriff of the
City of London 1900-01, M.P. for Monmouth Boroughs
1901-06. Born 1848, being the son of Phillip Lawrence.
Armorial bearings (H. Coll., 1901) Gules, a lozenge or,
charged with a rose of the field barbed and seeded proper,
within an orle of six gridirons, three, two, and one of the
second. Mantling gules and or. Crest- Upon a wreath
of the colours, upon a mount vert, flames of fire in front of
a gridiron or. Motto— " Ardent." Married, 1873, Mar-
garet A. (Res.— 23 Carlyle Mansions, Cheyne Walk, S.W.3),
d. of late loseph Jackson ; and left issue— Maud Beatrice
[m. Arthur Hungerford Pollen, M.A.].

LAWRENCE (H. Coll., 1901). Or, on a cross raguly
couped gules, thirteen bezants, a chief arched of the second,
thereon a dragon passant of the first. Mantling gules
and or. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, two arms
embowed, vested or, cuffed gules, each charged with a

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torteau, the hands grasping a turbot in pale proper.

Motto — " Gratia vici." Lively — Biue.

Sons of Frederick William Lawrence, Esq. , of Hillcote,
Lansdovvn, Bath. J. P., Past Master of the Worshipful
Company of Scriveners, London, b. 1833 ; m. i860,
Clara Agatha, second d. of Henry Woods of Grove
House, Hornsey: —
Ernest Frederick Lawrence, Gentleman, b. 1861; m. 1892,

Ethel Maude, d. of T. H. Clarke of Beckenham.

Rev. George Henry Lawrence, Clerk in Holy Orders,

/'. 1874. Res. — Chesham Bois Kectorv, Bucks.

LAWRENCE (H. Coll.). Per chevron argent and
gules, two crosses raguly in chief of the last and a lamb in
base holding with the dexter foreleg a banner and staff all
of the first, the banner charged with a cross couped azure.
Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a dragon's head erased sable between two bugle-
horns counter-embowed or. Supporters — On either side a
dragon sable, winged and charged on the shoulder with a
fasces or.

Son of David Lawrence of Pontypool, Mon. .Surgeon: —

Rt. Hon. Sir Alfred Tristram Lawrence, 1st Baron
Trevethin of Blaengawney, co. Monmouth (24 Aug., 1921),
P.C., Knt. Bach. (1904), a Judge of the High Court of
Justice 1904-21, Lord Chief Justice of England 1921-2,
K.C. , LL. B., Bencher of the Middle Temple, J. P. co. Mon-
mouth, J. P., D.L. co. Nairn, b. 1843 ; m. 1875, Jessie E. , d.
of George Lawrence, Esq., J. P. , and has issue — Hon. Charles
Trevor Lawrence, D.S.O., Lt.-Col. R.A., 6. 1879; Hon.
Geoffrey Lawrence, D.S.O., K.C, J. P. Wilts., Col. Res. of
Officers, served Great War 1914-18, Recorder of Oxford
since 1924, b. 1880 [m. 1921 , Marjorie, d. of Comdr. Charles
Napier Robinson, R.N. (ret.), and has issue — 3 daus. Res'
— 30 Sussex Gardens, W.2]. Seat — Abernant, Builth
Wells, Breconshire. Club — Athenaeum.


ALEXANDER LAWSON of Annfield, Kings Kettle,
Fife, Esq., D.L. and J. P. for that county. Born 1862,
being eldest son of late Alexander Lawson of Annfield and

a garb between two cross crosslets fitch^e of the first.
Mantling vert, doubled or. Crest — On a wreath of his
liveries, a garb or, banded gules. Motto — " Te splendente."
Married, Nov. 30, 1899, Edith Isabel, dau. of John
Brodrick Dale of Cleadon Meadows, co. Durham. Seats —
Annfield, Kings Kettle, Fife ; Borrobol, Kinbrace, Suther-
land. Clubs — Carlton; New (Edinburgh).

LAWSON (H. Coll. 1 April 1909). Paly of four gules
and vert, on a chevron or, three cinquefoils azure, and on
a chief of the third, an ogress, charged with a demi-lion
rampant argent, between two crescents sable. Mantling
gules and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a wolf's
head erased proper, collared vert, thereon a plate between
two crescents argent. Motto — " Loyal, secret."

Sons of Sir John Grant Lawson, of Knavesmire Lodge,
co. York., 1st Bart., J. P. and D.L. North Riding, and
J. P. West Riding, co. York, M.P., M.A. (Oxon.),
Barrister-at-Law, Inner Temple,^. 1856; d. 1919 ; m.
1902, Sylvia, d. of Charles E. Hunter of Selaby Hall,
Darlington : —
Sir Peter Grant Lawson, 2nd Bart. (U.K., 26 Dec. 1905),
Lieut. R.H. Gds. , b. 1903. Seat— Middlethorpe Lodge,
York. Clubs — Guards', Bucks.
Robin Lawson, Esq., b. 1909.
Son of Andrew Sherlock Lawson, of Aldborough
Manor, &c. , Esq., J. P., D.L., b. 1824; d. 1872; m.
1852, Isabella (d. 1890), d. of John Grant of Nuttall
Hall, co. Lancaster: —
Richard Lawson, Esq., J. P. West Riding co. Yorks. ,
b. 1864 ; m. 1893, Frances Lilian, d. of William Henry Fife
of Lee Hall, Northumberland ; and has issue — Digby
Richard Lawson, Gentleman, b. 1894 ; and Francis
Cynthia Ro^alys. Res. — 11 Egerton Gardens, S.W.3.
Club — Boodle's.

LAWSON. Per chevron argent and or, a chevron
invected sable, plain cottised vert, between two martlets in
chief and a trefoil slipped in base of the fourth. Mantling

Burnturk. Armorial bearings (L.O. , 1899)— Parted per
saltire or and vert, a saltire gules, on a chief of the second,

sable and argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours,
between two arms embowed proper, holding a sun in splen-
dour, a trefoil as in the arms, the whole surmounted by a
rainbow also proper. Motto — " Surge et fulge."

Son of Sir Arthur Tredgold Lawson, 1st Baronet,
J.P. for Leeds, for W. R. and N.R. co. of Yorks.,
Chevalier of the Legion of Honour, b. 1844 ; d. 1915 ;



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m. 1879, Louise Frederica Edith Auguste, dau. of John
Stacpoole O'Brien, Esq., J. P., of Tanderagee, co.
Armagh : —
Sir Digby Lawson, 2ud Bart. (12 July 1900), formerly
Capt. 19th Hussars, Maj. Yorks. Hussars Yeo. , served Great
War (desp.), b. 1880; m. 1st, 1909, Iris Mary (marriage
dissolved 1920), d. of Hon. Eustace R. S. FitzGerald ;
andhas issue— (1) John Charles Arthur Digby Lawson, Esq.,
i. 1912 ; (2) Patrick William Lawson, Esq., b. 1914 ; and
Daphne Olive ; m. 2nd, 1922, Hon. Victoria Frances Maud,
-d. of Col. J. E. B. Baillie, M.V.O., of Docktown, and
Baroness Burton ; and has further issue — (3) James Alex-
ander Bertram Lawson, Esq., b. 1923 ; (4) Arthur Simon
Albert Lawson, Esq., b. 1925. lies. — Callingwood Hall,
Burton-on-Trent. Clubs — Cavalry, Carlton, R.A.C.,


for W. Riding of the co. of York, B.A. of Trin. Coll.
(Cantab.). Born 1859, being the second son of the late
Rev. Edward Lawson of Longhirst, Northumberland, by
Mary, dau. of George Maule ; and assumed the surname
and arms of Smith by Royal Licence, under the will of his
cousin, Thomas George Smith of Togston, Armorial
bearings (H. Coll., 21 March, 1881) — Quarterly, 1
and 4, azure a castle proper between two flaunches
or, each charged with a fountain, on a chief argent,
three storks' heads erased of the field (for Smith);
2 and 3, argent, on a chevron cottised sable,
between three martlets of the last, as many escarbuncles of
the first (Lawson). Mantling azure and or. Crests — 1.
upon a wreath of the colours, on a mount vert, a stork
argent, beaked and legged gules, holding in the beak a
serpent and resting the dexter leg on a serpent nowed
both proper (Smith) ; 2. upon a wreath of the colours, on
a mount vert, two arms embowed, vested argent, gutt^e-
de-poix, cuffed or, the hands proper holding a sun in
splendour within a chain in arch or. Married, 1st, 1886,
Ethel Mary (d. 1906), second d. of Sir W. G. Davies,
K. C.S.I. ; 2nd, 1913, Ethel Evelyn, d. of J. Nixon; and
has had issue: — (1) Thomas Edward Lawson-Smith, Lieut.
13th Hussars, b. 1889; killed in action 1914; (2) John
Lawson-Smith, Lieut. W. Yorks. Regt. , b. 1892 ; killed in
action 1914 ; (3) Michael Lawscn-Smith, Gentleman, b.
1914 ; and Ivy Mary \_m. 1908, Lieut. Walter Holdsworth,
1 8th HussarsJ. Res. — Colton Lodge, Tadcaster. Club —
Yorkshire (York).

formerly of Lawton Hall, near Stoke-on-Trent. Born June
24, 1873, being the eldest son of the late William John Percy
Lawton of Lawton Hall, by his wife Mary Maud, eldest d.
of Hon. Edward Morri= Erskine, C.B. Armorial bear-
ings (Granted [H. Coll.] by Cooke, Clarenceux) — Argent,
on a fesse between three cross crosslets fitch^e sable, a
cinquefoil of the first. Mantling sable and argent. Crest
— On a wreath of the colours, a demi-wolf rampant argent,
licking a wound in the right shoulder. Seat — Lawton Hall,

LAYCOCK. (H. Coll.). Argent, a dexter gauntlet sable,
garnished or, between four crescents gules. Mantling
sable and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a cock
sable, combed, jelloped, and membered or, and resting the
dexter claw upon a dexter gauntlet erect gold, between two
palm branches proper. Motto — " Paratus."

Son of Robert Laycock, Esq., I. P. and D.L. Notts.
(High She, iff 1878), J. P. Northumberland, M.P. for
N. Lincolnshire 1880-1, b. 1833; d. 1881 ; m. 1866,
Annie, d. of Christian Allhusen ; —

Brig.-Gen. Sir Joseph Frederick Laycock, K.C.M.G.,
D.S.O., Lt-Col. Nottinghamshire Royal Horse Art.
Territorial Army, J. P. Notts. (High Sheriff 1906), b.
1867 ; m. 1902, Kathei ine Mary, d. of Hon. Hugh Henry
Hare; and has surv. issue — (1) Robert Edward Laycock,
Esq., b. 1907; (2) Peter Laycock Laycock, Esq., b. 1910;
(3) Michael Hugh Laycock, Esq., b. 1914 ; Rosemary [m.
1927, Capt. the Hon. Arthur Baillie, Life Gds.]; and
Josephine [m. 1927, Hon. Edward GreenallJ. Estates—
Low Gosfcrth, and Whittonstall, co. Northumberland.
Seat — Wiseton, Doncaster, Yorks. Clubs— White's, Turf,
National Sporting, Devonshire, M.C.C., Northern Counties
(Newcastle-on-Tyne), R.Y. Squadron (Cowes).

Sir FRANCIS LAYLAND-BARRATT, 1st Bart. (1908),
M.A., LL.B. (Trinity Hall) Cantab., J. P. and D.L. for
Cornwall, High Sheriff of Cornwall 1897, M.P. for Tor-
quay Division of Devonshire 1900-10, and St. Austell Div.

1915-18 (assumed by Royal Licence additional name of
Layland in 1895). Born Aug. 12, i860, being the only son
of Francis Barratt and Anna Mitchell, dau. and co-heiress
of John Pascoe Bennetts of Woodlane, Falmouth, J. P. for
Falmouth. Armorial bearings— Quarterly, 1 and 4,
quarterly, 1. and mi., argent, on a chevron engrailed
between three bears statant sable, muzzled or, as many
cross crosslets fitchee of the first (Barratt) ; ii. and
iiii. , argent, on a fesse raguly gules between six ears
of wheat, three and three vert, banded or, in chief,
and two escallops in base of the third, a lion passant
of the first (Layland); 2. argent, a greyhound courant
between three Cornish choughs sable, beaked and
legged gules, a chief azure, semee-de-lys for (Williams) ;
3. per fesse gules and sable, in chief two demi-lions
rampant argent, and in base a sprig of three trefoils con-
joined on one stalk (Bennetts) ; impaling the arms of
Layland, namely argent, on a fesse raguly gules, between
six ears of wheat, three and three vert, banded or, in
chief and two escallops in base of the third, a lion
passant of the first. Mantling sable and argent.
Crests — 1. on a wreath of the colours, a bear sable,
muzzled, and resting the dexter forepaw on an
escallop all or (Barratt) ; 2. on a wreath of the colours,
a dove rising argent, winged and ducally gorged azure,
holding in the beak an ear of wheat or (Layland). Motto
— " Cui debeo fidus." Badge (13 Feb. 1914) — A fleur-
de-lys and an escallop or, joined together by a knot gules.
Married, 1884, Frances, C. B.E., eldest d. of the late Thomas
Layland of Stonehouse, Wallasey, Cheshire ; and has issue
— Francis Henry Godolphin Layland-Barratt, Esq., M.C.,
Capt. Res. of Officers, late Gren. Gds., b. 1896 ; Dorothea
Leyland ; Petronel Eleanor [m. 1st, 1913, Lieut. George
Edward Cumming, R.N. (lost at sea 1914), elder son of Dr.
Hamilton Cumming of Overton, Torquay ; 2nd, 1916,
Lieut. -Comdr. Reginald Dillworth Howard, R.N. ; and
has issue]; and Frances Patricia [m. 1915, Major Gervase
Disney, Essex Regt. ; and has issue], lies. — 68 Cadogan
Square, London, S.W. ; The Manor House, Torquay ;
Tregarne Lodge, St. Austell, Cornwall. Clubs — Reform,
Royal Thames Yacht ; Commodore of the Roval Cornwall
Yacht Club.

LAZARUS (H. Coll., 29 May 1914). Per fesses gules
and argent, in chief an arm issuant from the sinister
holding a trident erect argent, and in base a salamander

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proper. Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath
of the colours, upon a mount vert, between two branches

of rosemary a cubit arm proper, holding a trident erect

as in the arms. Motto — " Sans regret."

Son of Simeon Lewis Lazarus, Gentleman (eld. son of

Ralph Lazarus, see below), b. 1864; d. 1917 ; m. 1896,

Clara, d. and heir of Mayer Hirsch, of Belsize Park : —

John Lazarus, Gentleman, b. 1897; m. 1926, Dorothy

Mary Vere, d. and heir of Col. Clemence Parr, of Alphing-

ton, Exeter, and has issue — Rosemary. Res. — 38 Sheffield

Terrace, W.8. C/w3— Naval and Military.

Ygr. sons of Ralph Lazarus, Gentleman, of Gower
Street, W. : —
Solomon Lazarus, Gentleman, b. 1866; m. 1899; and

has issue — 2 sons ; and 2 daus. Res. — 10 Bryanston

Square, Wi.

Philip Lazarus, Gentleman, b. 1871 ; m. 1902, and has

issue— 2 sons ; and 1 dau. Res. — 12 Elvaston Place, S.W.7.

LEA (H. Coll., 1892). Or, a fesse indented between in
chief two lions passant gules and in base on a rock a beaver
statant proper, charged with five ermine spots and holding
in the mouth a sprig of willow slipped vert. Mantling gules
and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, upon a mount
vert, in front of a demi-heraldic antelope argent, horned,
maned, tufied, and unguled or, supporting with his forelegs
a bird-bolt palewise of the last, three pheons in fesse sable.
Motto — " Semper fidelis." Livery — Claret.

Sons of Sir Thomas Lea, 1st Bart., J. P., M.P. , b. 1841 ;

d. 1902 ; m. 1864, Louey, d. of William Birch of Barton-

under-Needwood, Staffs. : —
Sir Thomas Sydney Lea, 2nd Bart. (13 Oct. 1892), M.A.,
LL.B. (Camb.), J. P. Worcs., b. 1867; m. 1896, Mary
Ophelia, d. of Robert Woodward of Arley Castle, Bevvdley ;
and has issue — (1) Thomas Claude Harris Lea, Esq., B.A. ,
LL.B. (Camb.), b. 1901 [m. 1924, Barbara Katharine, d.
of the late Albert Julian Pell, Esq., D.L., J. P., of Wil-
burton Manor, Isle of Ely; and has issue — Barbara Mary ;
and Ro emary (Res. — Arley Cottage, near Bewdley)] ;
(2) Robert Francis Gore Lea, Esq., B.A. (Camb.), b.
1906; (3) John Sydney Birch Lea, Esq., 6. 1911 ; and
Mary Truda. Res. — Dunley Hall, Stourport, Worcester-
shire. Club — New University.

Rev. Percy Harris Lea, B.A. ( amb. ), b. 1872 ; m. 1896,
Katharine Ellen Margaret, d. of Rev. R. A. Gent; and
has issue — (1) George Francis Percivale Lea, Gentleman,
B.A. (Camb.), b. 1901 ; (2) Hugh Christopher Lea, Gen-
tleman, b. 1904. Res. — 21 GrevilleRcad, Kilburn, N.W.6.

Sons of His Hon. Judge George Harris Lea, J. P. and

D. L. co. Hereford, b. 1843; d. 1915; m. 1st, 1864.
Mary (d. 1867), d. of E. Futvoye, Esq. ; 2nd, 1873,
Marion, d. of Christopher Bushell : —
Harold Futvoye Lea, Esq., C.M.G., D.S.O., Lt.-Col.
(ret.), P.W.O. Yorkshire Regt., b. 1867; m. 1894, Edith, d.
of L. Ricketts. Res. — Blairmont, Lugwardine, Hereford.
George Percy Lea, Gentleman, b. 1875 > m - I 9 I °.
Jocelyn Clare, d. of G. H. C. Lea ; and has issue — George
Harris Lea, Gentleman, b. 1912 ; Christopher Gerald Lea,
Gentleman, b. 1917 ; Elizabeth Joyce; and Ethel Marion.
Res. — The Beeches, Franche, Kidderminster.
Ronald Sydney Harris Lea, Gentleman.

LEA of Kidderminster (H. Coll., 1846). Ermine, a fesse
dancette'e vert, fiory counterflory or, between in chief two
lions passant sable and in base a stag lodged proper,
collared and chain refiexed over the back of the third.
Mantling vert and argent. Crest — Upon a wreath of
the colours, a beaver proper, seme'e-de-lys or, holding in
the mouth a branch of willow also proper. Motto — " Spe
vita? melioris. "

Sons of Rev. Frederic Simcox Lea of Astley Hall,
co. Worcester, and The Lakes, Kidderminster, M.A.
(Oxford), Prebendary of Hereford, and Rector of Ted-
stone Delamere, b. 1823; d. 18Q3 ; m. 1855, Elizabeth
Catherine, second d. of the Rev Henry Clark, Vicar
of Harmston, co. Lincoln : —
Rev. Thomas Simcox Lea. D.D. (1910), M.A. (Oxford),
Scholar of Hertford College, b. 1857; m. 1899, Mary, second
d. of the late Jame, Gay (who married Rose Gay of Thurn-
ing) ; and has issue — J< hn Maurice Lea, Gentleman, /'.
1904. Res. — Hespera, Exmouth, Devi n.

Arthur Augustus Lea, Gentleman, M.A. (Oxford), b. 1859 ;
m. 1924, Mildred Rachel Elizabeth, d. of Charles Style
Humphreys, M.D., F.R.C.S., and has issue — Martin
Arthur Simcox Lea, Gentleman, b. 1927. Res. — Thomason,
King's Ride, Camberley, Surrey.

John Lea, Gentleman, b. 1861 ; m. 1897, Dorothea Mary,
d. of Rev. D. W. Sitwell of The Manor, Leamington Hast-
ings, co. Warwick ; and has issue — (1) Robert Simcox Lea,
Gentleman, b. 1897 [?n. 1925, Susan Barre, d. of Major B.
Goldie.of Royston] ; (2) Wilmot Sitwell Lea, Esq., Lieut.
R.N., b. 1902; (3) Arthur Blackwall Lea, Gentleman, b.
1906 ; (4I George Holden Clark Lea, Gentleman, b. 1911 ;
and Eleanor Catherine.

LEACH (H. Coll.). Azure, a lion rampant argent,
gorged with a collar nebuly of the field, a chief nebuly of

the second, thereon a crown vallary between two mascles
gules. Mantling azure and argent. Crest — On a wreath




of the colours, in front of a dexter cubit arm, the hand

grasping a serpent, head upwards, proper, three mascles or.

Motto — " Finis coronat opus."

Son of Rev. Thomas Leach, B.A. (Corp. Christi Coll.,
(Jamb.), Clerk in H. Orders, Vicar of Burton-in- Lons-
dale, b. 1848; d. 1908; m. 1876, Elizabeth, d. of
Thomas Linnell of Delamere Forest : —
Rev. Robert Leach, B.A. (Magd. Coll., Camb. ), Clerk in

Holy Orders, b. 1881. Res. —134 Milton Road, Cambridge.
Son of Rev. Thomas Leach, B.A. , Clerk in H. Orders,
Vicar of Thornton-in-Lonsdale, co. Yorks., b. 1818; d
1875; in. 1847, Anne Elizabeth, d. of Richard Lodge,
Surgeon : —
Rev. Edmund Foxcroft Leach, M.A. (Christ's Coll.,

Camb.), Rector of St. John's, Deansgate, Manchester, b.

1851. Res. — Clymping Vicarage, Littlehampton.



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