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Canada : —
Henry Chichele Lefroy, Esq., b. 1890.
Langlois Dundas Lefroy, Gentleman, I. 1892. Res.—
Toronto, Canada. Clubs — New University, Toronto

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LEGG. Sable, on a pile or, between two books argent,
clasped and garnished, in base of the second, a leg couped
at the thigh, in armour of the field, spurred and garnished
gold. Mantling sable and or. Crest- On a wreath of the

colours, a dexter arm in armour sable, garnished gold,

holding in the hand a roll of paper argent, between roses or.

Motto— "Tolle lege."

Sons of the Rev. William Legg, M.A. (Oxon.), Clerk in
Holy Orders, sometime Rector of Hawkinge, and Vicar
of Swingfield, both in the co. of Kent, b. 1831 ; d.
ig-22, ; m. 1866, Mary (d. 1874), eldest dau. of the late
Richard Whitehead of Ewell Manor, co. Kent: —
Ven. Richard Wickham Legg, Archdeacon of Berkshire,

Vicar of Sonning, Berks., M.A. (New College, Oxon.), /».

1867. Res. — The Vicaiage, Sonning, Berks.
William Wickham Legg, Gentleman, M.A. (Trinity Coll.

Camb.), Barrister-at-Law, b. 1868. Res. — 43 Charlwood

Street, S.W.i.

Only son of Sir George Edward Wickham Legg.K.B.E. ,
M.V.O., Knight of Justice of the Order of the Hospital
of St. John of Jerusalem, Chev. Legion of Ho our, Capt.
3rd Batt. Royal West Kent Regt. , formerly 2nd Batt.
South Staffordshire Regt., b. 1870; d. 1927; m. 1895,
Kathleen Octavia, Lady of Grace of the Order of the
Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem, eldest dau. of Col.
Sir James Gilde'a, G.B.E., K.C.V.O., C.B. : —
George Patrick Wickham Legg, Esq., late Lieut. 3rd

Batt. S. Staffs. Regt., b. 1899. Res. — 14 Pembroke

Gardens, W.8.

LEGARD (H. Coll., 1564). Argent, on a bend between
six mallets pierced gules, a cross pat£e or. Mantling gules
and argent. Crest. — On a wreath of the colon s, a gey
h :und passant or, collared sable, studded a gent. Motto —
" Per crucem ad Stellas."

Son of Rev. Cecil Henry Legard, M.A. (Camb.),

LL.M., Rector of Ccttesb ooke, b. 1843 ; d. 1918 ; m.

1873, Emily Marv, d. of James Hall of Scorbo;o' Hall,

Yorks. :—
Sir Digby Algernon Hall Legard, 13th Bart. (Eng. , 29
Dec. r66o), B.A. (Camb.), b. 1876; m. 1904, Georgina
Blanche Elaine, d. of W. J. S. Barb^r-Starkey of AUenham
Hall, Salop; and has issue — Thomas Digby Legard, Esq.,
t>. 1905; John D'Arcy Legard, Esq., />. 1908; William

Ernest I^egard, Esq., b. 1911 ; and Rosamond Elaine.
Seat— Knapton Hall, near Malton. Res.— Headon Lodge,
B ompton-by-Sawdor., Yorks. Clubs— Jun. Constitutional ;

Sons of Capt. James Anlaby Legard, R.N., K.T.S. ,
b. 1805 ; d. 1869 ; m. 1845, Catherine (d. 1887), widow of

Henry Beaumont, and d. of Sir George Cayley, Bart. : —
Sir James Digby Legard, K.C.B., J. P. N. and E.
Riding co. Yorks., D.L. N. Riding, Hon. Col. Yorkshire
R.F.A., late Col. comdg. E. Yorks Inf. Vol. Brig, and the
Yorkshire R.G.A. (Mil.), formerly Capt. K.A.,b. 1846; m.
1877, Julia Helen, d. of Alfred Arkwright of Wirksworth, co.
Derby ; and has had issue— (1) Alfred Digby Lega d, Esq.,
C.B.E., Lt.-Col. and Brev.-Col. King's Royal Rifle Corps,
b. 1878 [m. 1902, Winifred, d. of Col. Sir W. G. Morris,
K.C.M.G., C.B., R.E. ; and has issue— Katherine Emily
Winifred; Ursula Rebecca Julia ; and Diana]; (2) George
Percy Legard, Esq., Lieut. R.N., b. 1879; d. 1921 [m.
1905, Andolie Susannah, d. of Percy F. Luck of Stockholm ;
and left issue— Charles Percy Digby Legard, Gentleman,
2nd Lieut. 5th Inniskilling Dragoon Gds. , b. 1906 (Res.— 4
South Bolten Gardens, S. W.5) ; James Frederick Legard,
Gentleman, b. 1907 ; and Vendela Susan Esther] ; (3)
Richard Anlaby Legard, Esq., late Lieut. West Yorkshire
Regt., b. 1880; (4) Thomas Francis Legard, Esq., b. 1885 ;
(5) Reginald John Legard, Esq., b. 1893 (d. of wounds
received in action 1915) ; Helen Mary Alice [m. 1921,
Seymour G. Harvey] ; Evelyn Elizabeth Catherine [m. 19 10,
George A. Maxwell] ; Edith Victoria [m. 191 3, Roger John
Kinloch Barber-Starkey] ; and Pauline Octavia. Res.—
Hasledene, Exmouth. Clubs— Naval and Military, York-
shire (York), R.Y.S. (Cowes.)

Allayne Beaumont Legard, Gentleman, late 60th Rifles,
b. 1847 ; m. 1881, Mary Adelaide, d. of T. Buckley of
Detroit, U.S.A. ; and has issue— Adrienne Catherine; and
Mary Olive. Res.— Great Cornard, Sudbury, Suffolk.

Son of Rev. Francis Digby Legard, b. 1829 ; d. 1883 ;

m. \%72, Jane (d. 1875), d. of Admiral F. Vernon

Harcourt, R. N. :—
DArcy Legard, Esq., C.M.G., D.S.O., Brig-Gen. late
17th Lancers, b. 1873 ; m. 1908, Lady Edith Margaret Emily
Mary Foljambe, eld. d. of 1st Earl of Liverpool ; and has
issue— (1) Robert Francis Legard, Gentleman, b. 1909; (2)
Antony Ronald Legard, Gentleman, b. 1912 ; (3) Peter
Herbert Legard, Gentleman, b. 1917. Res.— Maes Court,
Tenbury, Worcs.

Sons of Digby Charles Legard, Gentleman, of Quarry

Bank, Malton, Yorks., b. 1851 ; d. 1924; m. 1880,

Eleanor Clementina, d. of Rev. David Bruce :—
Charles Legard, Esq., M.C., Capt. late Lines. Regt.,
b. 1887 ; m. 1918, Ethel, d. of the late Rev. George Strick-
land Marriott, of Sigglesthorne, Hull; and has issue—
Geo ge Hugo Digby Legard, Gentleman, b. 1920; John
Bruce Legard, Gentleman, b. 1924. Res. — Gristhorpe,
Filey, Yorks.

Roger Alexander Legard, Gentleman, b. 1891.

LEGGE. Azure, a stag's head caboshed argent.
Mantling azure and argent. Crest — Out of a ducal
coronet or, a plume of five ostrich feathers argent
and azure. Motto — " Gaudet tentamine virtus."

Son of Rt. Hon. William Walter Legge, 5th Earl of
Dartmouth, b. 1823 ; d. 1891 ; m. 1846, Lady Augusta
Finch, d. of 5th Earl of Aylesford : —
Rt. Hon. Sir William Heneage Legge, P.C., G.C.V.O.,
K.C.B., 6th Earl of Dartmouth (5 Sept. 171 1), Viscount
Lewisham, Kent, Baron Dartmouth of Dartmouth
(2 Dec. 1682) [Supporters— On the dexter, a lion argent,
semee of fleurs-de-lys sable, on the head a ducal coronet
or, issuing therefrom five ostrich feathers as in the
crest ; on the sinister, a stag argent, unguled or, semee
of mullets gulesl, J. P. cos. Salop and Cheshire, Vice-
Chambcrlain of H.M. Household 1885-6, 1886-91, M.P.
We=it Kent 1878-85, and for Lewisham 1885-91, b. 185 1 ;
m. 1879, Lady Mary Coke, C.B.E., d. of 2nd Earl of
Leicester ; and has surv. issue — (1) William Legge, Esq.,
commonly called Viscount Lewisham, J. P. Staffs., M.P.
West Bromwich 1910-18; Lieut. -Col. late Staffs. Yeo., b.
1881 [m. 1905, Lady Ruperta Carrington, d. of 1st Mar-
quess of Lincolnshire; and has issue — Hon.William Legge,
b. 19 1 3 ; Hon. Mary Cecilia ; Hon. Elizabeth ; Hon. Diana ;
Hon. Barbara ; Hon. Josceline Gabrielle. (Seat—
Godmersham Park, Canterbury)] ; (2) Hon. Humphrey
Legge, D.S.O., Comm. (ret.) R.N., b. 1888 [m. 1923,
Roma Ernistine, d. of Sir Ernest Horlick, 2nd Bart. ;
and has issue — Gerald Humphrey Legge, E?q., b. 1924,




and Heather Margaret Mary (Res. — Fixall Lodge,
Stafford)] ; Lady Dorothy [m. 1907, Lieut.-Col. Francis
Meynell, D.S.O.. R.F.A.] ; Lady Joan Margaret. Seat —
Patshull House, Wolverhampton. Town res. — 5 Belgrave
Place, S.W. Clubs — Travellers', Carlton.

LEGGE (L.O. , 9 Dec. 1910). Azure, on a fesse embattled

argent, three hearts gules, in chief three fusils of the

second. Mantling azure, doubled argent. Crest — On a

wreath of his liveries, a leopard's face affrontee proper.

Motto — " Esto quod esse videris." Livery — Blue and white.

Ygst. son of the Rev. Alexander Legge, V.D., Minister

of Kilconquhar, Fife, b. 1843; m. 1870, Isabella Mac-

donald, d. of John Leith of Aberdeen :—

Alexander Grant Legge, L.D.S., R.C.S. (Edin.),.$. 1884.

Res. — Kilconquhar House, Bridgnorth, Salop.

LEGGE (H. Coll., 1917). Azure, a pale argent, be-
tween six crescents or. Mantling azure and argent.
Crest — On a wreath of the colours, issuant from a cres-
cent or, a man's leg erect, couped at the knee, in armour
proper, garnished and spurred or, the foot upwards, the
toe pointing to the dexter. Motto — " Fight forward."
Eldest son of Henry Legge, 6. ; d. 1899 ; m.

1872, Sarah Martha, d. of John Bevington : —

Henry Bevington Legge, Gentleman, b. 1873 ; m.
1901, Edith Blethyne, d. of Edwin Greenway ; and has
issue — Geoffrey Bevington Legge, Gentleman, b. 1903 ;
Philip Henry Bevington Legge, Gentleman b. 1905.
Res. — Baston Manor, Hayes, Kent ; Harlyn Bay, Corn-
wall. C/«£— R.A.C.

LEGGE ( ). Azure, a buck's head caboshed

argent. Mantling azure and argent. Crest — Out of a
ducal coronet or, a plume of five ostrich feathers alternately
argent and azure. Motto — " Gaudet tentamine virtus."
Livery — Blue, with silver buttons, and silver lace round hat.
Only surv. son of Rev. Augustus George Legge, Clerk
in Holy Orders, M.A. , late Vicar of North Elmham,
co. Norfolk, Lord of several Manors in the co. of
Southampton, b. 1835; d. 1906; m 1864, Alice (d.
1885), d. of John Greenwood, Esq., Q.C. , of Broad-
hanger, co. Hampshire: —
Walter Douglas Legge, Gentleman, b. 1865. Postal
address — " Hove Lawn,' Cromwell Road, Hove, Sussex.


LEGH. Gules, a cross engrailed argent, in the chief
point, on an inescutcheon sable, semee of estoiles, an
arm in armour embowed of the second, the hand proper
holding a pennon silver, all within a bordure wavy or.
Mantling gules and argent. Crest — Issuant out of a ducal
coronet or, a ram's head argent, armed or, in the mouth
a laurel-slip vert, the whole debruised by a pallet wavy
azure. Motto — ■" En Dieu est ma foi."

Sons of Rt. Hon. William John Legh, 1st Baroa

Newton, b. 1828 ; d. 1898 ; m. 1856, Emily Jane, d.

of Ven. Charles Wodehouse, Archdeacon of

Norwich : —
Rt. Hon. Thomas Wodehouse Legh, P.C., 2nd Baron
Newton (27 Aug. 1892), of Newton-in-Makerneld, Lanes.
' Supporters — On either side a mastiff proper, collared
sable], J. P., D.L. Cheshire, M.P. Newton 1886-95, Pay-
master-Gen. i9i5-i6,Asst. Under-Sec. for Foreign Affairs,
191 6-19, b. 1857; m. 1880, Evelyn Caroline, d. of
William Bromley Davenport, M.P., of Capesthorne,
Cheshire ; and has issue — Hon. Richard William Daven-
port Legh, Capt. late Lanes. Hussars, J. P. Cheshire, b.
1888 [m. 1914, Hon. Helen Meysey-Thompson, d. of 1st
Baron Knaresborough ; and has issue — Peter Richard
Legh, Esq., b. 1915 ; Hugo Claude Legh, Esq., b. 1916 ;
Francis Michael Legh, Esq., b. 1919 (Res. — Lyme
Park, Disley, Cheshire)] ; Hon. Piers Walter Legh,
C.M.G., CLE., M.V.O., O.B.E., Maj. Grenadier Gds.,
Equerry-in-Ordinary to the Prince of Wales since 1910.
has Order of SS. Maurice and Lazarus (Italy), b. 1890
[m. 1920, Sara Polk, d. of the late Judge Bradford, of
Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.A. ; and widow of Hon. Alfred
Shaughnessy ; and has issue — Diana Evelyn (Res. — 43
Norfolk Square, Hyde Park, W.2)]; Hon. Lettice [m.
1st, 1908, Capt. John Warburton, Scots Gds. (d. 1915) ;
2nd, 1919, Lieut.-Col. John Walters, D.S.O. (Res. — 9
Berkeley Square, W.)] ; Hon. Hilda Margaret ; Hon.
Phyllis Elinor [m. 1918, Henry Sandeman, Lieut. Grena-
dier Gds. ; and has issue]. Seat — Lyme Park, Disley

Stockport. Town res. — 75 Eaton Square, W. Clubs —
Carlton, Travellers'.

Hon. Gilbert Legh, Maj. (ret.) Grenadier Gds., b. 1858 ;
m. 1894, Louise, d. of George Maquay, and widow of Col.
the Hon. George Villiers, C.B., C.M.G. Res.— The
Drove House, Thornham, King's Lynn.

Esquire, Justice of the Peace for Cheshire, Major (ret.)
Cheshire Yeomanry, second son of William John Renny,
Esquire, of D.inevabe, co. Kirkcudbright, J. P., D L., by
his wife Julia Isabella, elder dau. of Arthur John Robertson,

Esquire, of Inshes, co. Inverness, J. P., D. L. , and, together
with his wife, assumed the additional name and arms ol
Legh by Royal Licence dated Aug. 9, 1897. Armorial
bearings — Quarterly, 1. azure, two bars argent, over all a

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bend compony gales and or, a canton of the second (for
difference) (for Legh). 2. per pale gules and ermine, two




wings conjoined in leure, and in chief iwo thistl s leaved and
slipped, a bordure nebuly all counterchanged (for Kenny) ;
3. gules three boars' heads cvuped argent, a bor-
dure ermines (for Robertson) ; 4. vert, three pelicans in
their piety proper, on a chief or, two garbs (for Paterson) ;
5. per pale argent and sable a cross engrailed counter-
changed, in the 1st quarter a lymphad sable, a bordure
compony gules and or (for Sinclair) ; 6. per pale sable and
azure, a stag's head caboshed, and in chief a flame argent
(for Mackenzie) ; and, on an escutcheon of pretence,
quarterly, 1 and 4, azure, two bars argent, over all a bend
compony gules and or (for Legh) ; 2 and 3, azure, a chev-
ron between three hanks of cotton argent (for Cotton) ; and
the other q larterings of Legh of Adlingtcn, viz. : Legh,
Crosse, Legh, Legh, Venables, Legh, Baggaley. Corona,
Arderne, Arderne, Orreby, and Belgrave. Mantling azure
and argent. Crests — 1. on a wreath of the colours, a
unicorn's head couped argent, armed and crined or, on
the neck a cross botony gules, and (for distinction) with a
quatrefoil also gules (for Legh); 2. en a wreath of the
colours, issuing from cloud-, a cubit arm erect proper,
holding a balance or, between two wings gules, each charged
with a thistle leaved and slipped aLo <r (for Renny);
3. on a wreath of the colours, a swan argent, vesting his
dexter claw on a cross crosslet gules (for Robertson).
Motto — "Da gloriam Deo." Lively — Black, with scarlet
facings. Married 1892, Caroline Marv Florence, eld. dau.
and heir of Frederick Henry Cotton (eldest son of Rev. H.
Stapleton Cotton), of Dalbury, co. Derby, and granddau. of
the late Charles Richard Banastre Legh, Esq., of Adling-
ton Hall, D.L., J. P.; and has issue— Cynthia Comber-
mere. Seat— Adlington Hall, Macclesfield, Cheshire.
i^lubs — Cavalry ; Oriental.

LE iH (H. Coll.) Argent, a lion rampant gules, langued
azure. Mantling gules and argent. Crest -On a wreath
of the colours, a demi-lion rampant gules, langued azuie,
collared or. Motto— " La vi durante."

Only surv. son of Richard Cornwall Legh, Gentleman,
by his wife Thomasina Antonia, d. of Frederick
Sedley : —
Sydney Cornwall Legh, Gentleman, late Lieut. R.N., t.
1862. Res.—

LE HUNTE. Vert, a saltire or. Mantling vert and or.

Crest -Upon a wreath of the colours, a lion sejant or.

Motto -" Parcere prostratis."

Son of Sir George Ruthven Le Hunte, K.C.M.G.,
of Artramont, co. Wexford, M.A. (Camb.), Barrister-
at-Law, President of the Island of Dominica, Member
of the Executive Council of the Leeward Islands, and
Colonial Secretary of Barbadoes and of Mauritius,
Lieut. Gov. of British New Guinea, Gov. of South
Australia, b. 1852 ; d. 1925; m. 1884, Caroline Rachel
(Res.— Sandndge, Crowborough, Sussex), dau. of John
Clowes of Burton Court, co. Hereford :—
John Le Hunte, Esq.,Capt., Hampshire Regt., b. 1886,

m. 1913, Vera, elder d. of Col. Spurgin, late Royal Scots

Fus., of Tichborne Grange, Alresford, Hants.

LEICESTER (H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, quarterly ,
1. and iiii., azure, a fesse gules between three fleurs-
de-lis or ; ii. and iii. , azure, a fesse gules, fretty or, between
three fleurs-de-lys of the last (both for Leicester) : 2 and 3,
gules, a chevron between three dexter hands couped and a
bordure argent (Byrne). Mantling azure and or. CrestB
—1. on a wreath of the colours, a dragon's head erased
vert ; 2. on a wreath of the colours, a swan's head couped
argent, gutt^e-de-sang, beaked or (both for Leicester) ; 3.
on a wreath of the colours, a mermaid proper, charged' on
the breast with five escallops or (Byrne). Motto—" Pro
rege et patria. "

Sons of Rev. Frederic Leicester, M.A., b. 1802; d.

1873; m. 1861, Amelia Susannah, d. of Lt.-Col. John

Campbell : —
Sir Peter Fleming Frederic Leicester, 8th Bart. (17 Mav
1671), Capt. Res. of Officers, late Lieut. 51st K.O. Lt. Inf'
formerly Leut. 3d Batt. Cheshire Regt., b. 1863; m.
1004, Kate Patten, d. of late Edward M. Warden of
U.S.A. Res.— 5 Albert Mansions, Hove, Sussex. Club—
St. James's.

Byron Leicester, Esq., Col. late 1st Batt. Cheshire Regt.,
b. 1868 ; served Burma 1887-9, N.W. Frontier, India 1897-8
and Great War 1914-18 (despatches), has Croix de Guerre
(avec palme) France; m. 1895, Guendolen Margaret (d.

1908), d. of John Brooke of Hockliffe Grange ; and has

issue — Meriel Guendolen [m. 1922, Capt. Eric Adrian

Hayes Newington, Indian Army; and has issue]; and

Lesbia Evelyn Margaret. Res. —

Sons of Major William Frederick Leicester, late Bengal
Army, b. 1831 ; d. 1906; m. 2nd, 1894, Mary Lilian,
d. of George William Young of Branksome Manor,
Bournemouth : —
George William Frederick Leicester, Esq., Capt. Cheshire

Regt., b. 1895. Club — Jun. United Service.

Charles Byrne Warren Leicester, Gentleman, Lieut.

late 1st Dragoon Gds., b. 1896. Res. — . Club —


LEICESTER- WARREN (R.L 9 Feb. 1899, H. Coll.).
Quarterly, I., quarterly 1 and 4. chequy or and azure, on a
canton gules, a lion rampant argent (Warren) ; 2 and 3,
quarterly, i. and iiii., azure, a fesse between three fleurs-de-lys
or (Leicester); ii. and iii., azure, a fesse gules, fretty or
between three fleurs-de-lys of the last (Leicester) ; II.
quarterly, per fesse indented or and gules (Leighton) ; III.,
argent, three boars' heads couped close sable (Cambrey) ;
IV., azure, a lion rampant queue-fourch^e or (Stapleton);
V., argent, a wyvern sable (Drake) ; VI., or, three bendlets
gules; VII., azure, three escallops or (Malletti; VIII.,
azure, a chevron ermine between three fleurs-de-lys of the
same (Burgh); IX., or, a lion rampant gules within a
bordure engrailed sable (William, Lord of Mawddwy, fourth
son of Griffith ap Wenunwin, Prince of Powis) ; X., gules,
a lion rampant within a bordure indented or (Theodor) ;
XL, or, a raven sable (Corbet) ; XII., gules, a bend between
six pears eiect or, stalked and leaved vert (Clopton) ; XIII.,
quarterly, per fesse indented gules and or, in the first quarter
a lion passant guardant argent (Besyn — quarterings II. to
XIII. all being recorded Vn. of Shropshire, 1623I, and
on an escutcheon of pretence the arms of Davenport, viz. :
argent, a chevron between three cross crosslets fitchee sable.
Crests— 1. on a chapeau gules, turned up ermine, a wyvern
argent, wings elevated chequy or and azure ; 2. on a wreath
of the colours, a dragon's head erased vert (Leicester) ; 3. on
a wreath of the colours, a swan's head couped argent,
gutt£e-de-sang, beaked or (Leicester), Motto — " Tenebo.'"

Yr. son of Sir Baldwin Leighton, 8th Bart. (1693),.

D.L., M.P., M.A., b. 1836; d. 1897; m. 1864, Hon.

Eleanor Leicester- Warren (Hon. Lady Leighton -

Warren), d. of 2nd Lord de Tabley : —
Cuthbert Leicester- Warren (formerly Leighton), Esq.,
].P. and (1921) High Sheriff Cheshire, Hon. Major
R.A.S.C, late Capt. 16th Batt. London Regt., b. 1877;
m. 1904, Hilda Marguerite (vide Davenport), only d. and
h. of late Capt. E. Davenport of Davenport ; and has surv.
issue — John Leighton Byrne Leicester- Warren, Gentleman,
^.1907; and Margaret Alice. Res. — Tabley House. Knuts-

LEIGH, see


LEIGH. Gules, a cross engrailed argent, in the
first quarter a lozenge of the second. Mantling gules
and argent. Crest — An unicorn's head erased argent
armed and crined or. Motto — " Tout vient de Dieu."
Eld. surv. son of Rt. Hon. William Henry Leigh,
2nd Baron Leigh, P.C., b. 1824; d. 1905 ; m. 1848,
Caroline Amelia (d. 1906), d. of 2nd Marquess of
Westminster : —
Rt. Hon. Francis Dudley Leigh, 3rd Baron Leigh,
(11 May, 1839), of Stoneleigh, co. Warwick [Supporters —
On either side an unicorn armed, maned, tufted, and
unguled or, gorged with a ducal coronet gules, pendent
therefrom an escutcheon charged with the arms of
Brydges, namely : argent, a cross sable, thereon a leopard's
face or], J. P., Lord-Lieut. andCustos Rotulorum, co. War-
wick, Knight of Grace of the Order of the Hospital
of St. John of Jerusalem, b. 1855 ; m. 1st, 1890, Frances
Helene Forbes (d. 1909), d. of Hon. N. M. Beckwith, of
New York ; 2nd, 1923, Marie, d. of Alexander Campbell,
of New York. Seat — Stoneleigh Abbey, Kenilworth,
Warwick ; Adelstrop House, Chipping Norton. Town
res. — 31 Grosvenor Square, W. Clubs — Bachelors',
White's, Turf.

Son of Maj. the Hon. Rupert Leigh (third son of
2nd Baron Leigh), b. 1856 ; d. 1919 ; m. 1906, Bea-
trice Mary (d. 1922), d. of Dudley Smith, of Belgrave
Square : —




Rupert William Dudley Leigh, Esq., Lieut, nth
Hussars, b. 1908.

4lh son ot 2nd Baron Leigh (see ato\e) : —

Hon. Rowland Charles Frederick Leigh, M.A. Camb.,
Barrister-at-Law, Inner Temple, b. 1859 ; m. 1898, Mabel,
d ol Gen. Gordon, of Savannah, U.S.A. ; and has issue-
Rowland Henry Gordon Leigh, Fsq., b. 1902 ; Margaret
Ethel. Res. — 26 Upper Berkeley Street, W.

LEIGH of Altrincham (H. Coll., 9 Feb. 1918). Argent
on a cross engrailed quadrant gules, a garb or, between in
chief two roses of the second barbed and seeded proper.
Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the
colours, a cubit arm vested gules, cuffed argent, grasp-
ing a staff in bend sinister proper, pendent therefrom
a banner of the second charged with a cross couped
of the first. Motto — " Fides servanda est."

Eldest son of the late John Leigh, Esq., J. P. of Brook-
lands, Cheshire : —
Sir John Leigh, 1st Bart. (9 Feb. 1918), J. P. Lanes.,
M.P. Clapham since 1922, b, 1884 ; m. 1908, Norah
Marjorie, C.B.E., d. of John New, of Melbourne ; and has
issue: — John Leigh, Esq., b. 1909 ; Eric Leigh, Esq., b.
1913 ; David Leigh, Esq., b. 1921 ; Marjorie. Seat —
Witley Park, Godalming. Town res. — 6 Carlton House
Terrace, S.W.i. Clubs— Bachelors', Carlton, R.A.C.

LEIGH (U.O.). Argent, two bars azure, a bend corn-
pony counter-compony gules and or. Mantling azure and
argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a dexter hand
lying, fessewise, couped at the wrist, holding a sword erect,
impaling three gory human-heads all proper. Mottoes —
" En Dios se vince " ; " Conlan-a-bu."

Sons of Francis Robert Leigh, Esq., of Rosegarland,
co. Wexford, J. P., 3rd Batt. Roy. Irish Regt., b. 1853 ;
d. 1916 ; m. 1903, Elizabeth Scott, d. of late Bell ol"
Blackball, Lanark: —
Francis Edward Leigh, Gentleman, b. 1907. Seat — Rose-
garland, Wellingtonbridge, co. Wexford.
Robert Leigh, Gentleman, b. 1908.
John Stuart Leigh, Gentleman,^. 191 1.

LEIGH (H. Coll). Argent, on a chief embattled gules,

three plates. Mantling gules and argent. Crest— On a

wreath of the colours, a hind passant argent.

Son of Edward Leonard Leigh, Gentleman, of North-
court House, Chatteris, m. Sarah, d. of Henry Dove
of Neverston Hall, Debenham, Suffolk: —
Edward Leonard Holmes Leigh, Gentleman, h. ;

m. , Mary Anne Warth of Chatteris ; and ha ; surv.

issue— Christian Holmes Leigh, Gentleman, b. 1878;

Caroline ; Frances Warth ; Catherine Elizabeth ; Mary

Ollyffe ; and Jane. Res.—

Son of Alexander Leigh of Bouldner, Isle of Wight,
b. 1824 ; d. 1872 ; m. 1852, Martha, d. of Henry Haslop
of Cambridge : —

Alexander Haslop Leigh, Gentleman, b. 20 March 1854 ;
m. 1st, 3 Aug. 1881, Blanche (d. 1882), d. of John 1'ollit ot
Waterloo, Liverpool; 2nd, 20 Nov. 1888, Edith Maty, d. of
Thomas Garneys Wales of Downham Market, Norfolk ;
and has issue — (1) Henry Leigh, Gentleman, Lieut. R.N.,
b. 18 April 1882 ; (2) John Alexander Leigh, Gentleman,
b. 5 Aug. 1893 ; and Marjorie Wales [m. Comdr. E.C. Boyle,
V.C., R.N.] Clubs— Ht. Stephen's, Royal Thames Yacht.

LEIGH (H. Coll.). Or, a lion rampant gules. Mant-
ling gules and or. Crest -On a wieath of the colours, a
cubit arm vested paly of five pieces or and sable, cuffed
argent, the hand proper, grasping the upper and lower
fragments of a broken tilting-spear, the point upwards azure.
Motto— " Force avec vertu." Livery— Drab, led waistcoat.

Sons of Egerton Leigh, Esq., J. P. and D.L., M.P. ,

formerly Capt. 2nd Drago&n Gds. and Maj. and Brev.

Lt.-Col. 1st Cheshire Mil., b. 1815; d. 1876; m. 1842,

Lydia Rachel, d. and coh. of John Smith Wright < t

Bulcote L dge, Notts. :—
Egerton Leigh, Esq., J. P. and D.L. co. Chester, High
Sheriff 1882, late Capt. 1st Royal Dragoons, A.D.C., b.
1843; m. 1st, 1874, Lady Elizabeth Mary Gore Hedges-
White, eldest d. of Rt. Hon. William Henry, 3rd Earl ot

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