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of Admiral Thomas Leche Massie, by his wife Charlotte
Hester, only dau. of Col. Edward V. Townshend of
Wincham. Armorial bearings (Vns. Cheshire) — Quar-
terly, gules and or, in the 1st and 4th quarters three fleurs-
de-lys argent, a canton azure. Mantling gules and or. Crest
— On a wreath of the colours, a demi-pegasus quarterly or
and gules. Livery — Mulberry, with red facings. Married,
firstly, July 28, 1866, Olga Marie, Baroness von Wessenberg-
Ampringen (granddau. of Baron Henry von Wessenberg-
Ampringen, formerly Austrian Ambassador at St. James's) ;
and has had Issue — (1) Brig.-Gen. Roger Henry Massie,
C.B., C.M.G,. R.A., served Soudan 1896, Indian Frontier
and Tirah 1897-8, S. African War 1900-2, Great War, as
Maj.-Gen. comdg. Canadian Heavy Artillery 191 7- 18,
Col. R.A. 1920-22, ret. 1922, b. 1869; d. 1927 {tn. 1902,
Cecil D., eldest dau of Maurice Hall of Middelburg,
and had issue — Thomas Antony Massie, Gentleman,
2nd Lieut. 2/9th Gurkhas, b. 1906 ; Clementina Ann and
Joan Dorothea ; (2) Edward Philip Massie, Gentleman, b.
1870; d. 1871 ; (3) John Hamon Massie, Esq., D.S.O.,

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Major Royal Artillery, b. 1872, served with Brit. Exped.
Force and was killed in action Nov. 1914 [w. 1904, Maria
Margaret, eld. dau. of Lt.-Gen. Ernest A. Berger, late 10th
Regt.]. He married secondly, 1904, Margaret Maxwell, dau.
of Sir Henry Maxwell Lyte, K.C. B. ; and has further issue
— Barbara Massie ; and Margery Massie. Seats— Codding-
ton, Chester; The Barn, Frensham, Farnham, Surrey.

MASSINGBERD (H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, azure,
three quatrefoils, two and one, or, in chief a boar statant
of the last, charged with a plain cross gules; 2 and 3,
quarterly, or and argent, on a cross couped between four
lions rampant sable, five escallops of the first. Mantling'
azure and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a lion's
head erased azure, charged with two arrows saltirewise
between four guttes argent.

Son of Rev. Francis Charles Massingberd, Rector

of Ormsby and Chancellorlof Lincoln Cathedral, £. 1800 ;

d. 1872; m. 1839, Fanny, eld. d. of William Baring,

M.P. (fourth son of Sir Francis Baring, 1st Bart.): —

The late Rev. William Oswald Massingberd, Rector of

Ormsby, and R.D. of Hill, J. P. for Lindsey, b. 1848; d.

1910 ; m. 1884, Emily Sophia, d. of Rev. John Soper, late

Rector of Bag Enderby ; and left issue— Dorothy Emily.

MASSINGBERD-MUNDY (R.L., 29 April 1863, H.
Coll.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, per pale gules and sable, on
a cross engrailed argent, five lozenges purpure, on a chief
or, three ravens' legs erased a la guise azure (Mundy,
1510) ; 2. azure, three quatrefoils two and one or, in chief
a boar statant of the last, charged with a plain cross
gules (Massingberd, c. 1500); 3. quarterly or and argent,
on a cross couped between four lions rampant sable, five
escallops of the first (also for Massingberd. ) Mantling gules
and argent. Crests— 1. on a wreath of the colours, a
wolf's head erased sable, bezant^e, langued gules, vomit-
ing .fire proper (Mundy); 2. on a wreath of the colours,
a lion's head erased azure, charged with two arrows saltire-
wise between four guttes argent (Massingberd). Mottoes —
"Deus providebit " ; " Est meruisse sates."

Sons of Charles Francis Massingberd-Mundy, Esq.,
J.P. , D.L. , b. 1839 ; d. 1915; m. 1865, Louisa Charlotte,
d. of Charles John Bigge of Linden, Northumberland : —

Godfrey Bertram Massingberd-Mundy, Esq., J.P. , D. L.,
late Capt. 3rd Batt. Lines. Regt., B.A. (Oxon.), b. 1872;
m. 1925, Margaret Isabelle, 2nd d. of Stephen Schlizzi, of
Guisborough, Northants. Seat — Ormsby Hall, Alford,
Lincolnshire. Club — Oxford and Cambridge.

Oswald Francis Massingberd-Mundy, Gentleman, b. 1874 ;
m. 1904, Eleanor Hyacinthe, d. of Rev. William Mondeford
Brainston, and has issue — Francis Massingberd-Mundy,
Gentleman, b. 1905 ; John Massingberd-Mundy, Gentleman,
b. 1907. Res. —

Henry Louis Massingberd-Mundy. Gentleman, b. 1879;
m. 1902, Emily Elizabeth, d. of William Arthur Merriden.
Res— .

MASSY or MASSEY (U.O., certified 16 March 1648).
Argent, on a chevron between three lozenges sable, a lion
passant or. Crest — Out of a ducal coronet or, a bull's head
gules, attired sable. Motto — " Pro libertate patriae."

Sons of Rt. Hon. Hugh Somerset Massy, 7th Baron

Massy, b. 1864; d. 1926; m. 1886, Ellen Ida Constance,

d. of the late Charles William Wise, of Rochestown,

co. Tipperary : —

Rt. Hon. Hugh Hamon Charles George Massy, 8th

Baron Massy, of Duntrileague, co. Limerick (Irel., 4 Aug.

1776), b. 1894; m. 1919, Margaret, d. of the late Richard

Leonard, of Meadsbrook, Ashbourne, co. Limerick, and

widow of Dr. Moran, of Tara, Meath, and has issue — Hon.

Hugh Hamon John Somerset Massy, b. 1921. Seat —

Hermitage, Castle Connell, co. Limerick.

Hon. Francis John Ingolsby Tristram Massy, Lieut, late
R.F.A., b. 1895; m. 1920, Evelyn, d. of the late Capt.
Henry, of Richardstown Castle, Ardee, co. Louth, and has
issue — Massy, Esq., b. 1925. Res. —

Son of Hugh Hamon George William Caruthers Massy,
Esq., Lieut. -Comdr. R. N.,Commr. of Income and Land
Taxes, b. 1851 ; d. 1916; m. 1st, 1882, Agnes Henrietta
(d. 1907), d. of John James Edward Hamilton, Esq. ;
2nd, 1908, Anne Emma Featherstonhaugh, second d. of
the late Col. Robert Thomas Thompson : —
Hugh Caruthers Massy, Gentleman, b. 1914. Seat —
Son of Hugh Hamon John Massy, Esq., of Hazel-
hurst, Hants., Capt. 44th Regt., b. 1822; d. 1867; m.

1850, Annie Margaret, d. of Morgan John Evans of

Llwyndbarried : —
Rollo Dillon Dunham Massy, Esq., J.P. Hants., b. i8;6;
m. 1884, Emma (d. 1926), d. of James Inman ; and has
issue — Annie Narcissa ; and Louisa. Res. — Hatchett Villa,
Brockenhurst R.S.O. , Hants.

Sons of Haworth Peel Massy, Gentleman, late Lieut.

22nd Foot, b. 1842; d. 1916; m. 1873, Anne Justina

(Res. — 12 Bellevue Road, Wandsworth Common,

S.W.17), d. of Arthur Lloyd Davies-Lloyd of Altyrodin

and Blaendyffryn : —
Hugh Dillon Massy, Gentleman, b. 1880.
Bertie Errol Massy, Esq., Major late Cheshire Regt., b.
1883 ; m. 1918, Ine van Enst, widow of H. Versteegh
Res —

Sons of Rev. Xavier Peel Massy, B.A. , Rector of

Colinton, b. 1845; d. 1906; m. 1872, Harriet Emily,

d. of Edward Hurlstone: —
Arthur Ernest Massy, Esq., Capt. (temp.) R.A.V.C, b.
1873. Res —

Godfrey Massy, Gentleman, b. 1879 ; m. 1908, Marianne,
eld. d. of the late E. Gooderidge of Goole, Yorks. Res. —
Lawrence Peel Massy, Esq., D.S.C., Lieut, late R.N.R.,
served Great War (despatches), b. 1883 ; m. 1914, Constance
Jean, d. of John James Galletly, of Inchdrewer, Colinton,
Midlothian ; and has issue— Arthur Lawrence John Peel
Massy, Gentleman, 6. 191 6 ; Doreen Constance ; aiid Desirfe
Winifred. Res.— 18 Golder's Manor Drive, Golder's Green,

Sons of Arthur Wellington Massy, Esq., J.P. , b. 1846 ;

d. 1916 ; m. 1881, Emma Elizabeth, d. and h. of John

Stokes of Cuffern :—
Hugh Royds Stokes Massy, Esq., D.S.O., J.P. co. Pem-
broke, Major R.A., served Great War (despatches, D.S.O.,
M.C.),b. 1884 ; m. 1912, Maud Ina Nest, d. of Col. Thomas
James Koch of Llether, Penycwm, Pembrokeshire ; and has
issue— Hugh Peter Stokes Massy, Gentleman, b. 1914 ; and
Mary Nest. Res. — Cottesmore, Haverfordwest.

Herbert John Massy, Gentleman, b. 1885 ; m. 1912, Amy,
second d. of Lt.-Col. Esmonde White of Sunnybank,
Llanwrtyd Wells. Res. —

Charles Walter Massy, Esq., D.S.O., M.C., Major R.A.,
served Great War (despatches, D.S.O., M.C.), b. 1887; m.
1920, Muriel Laura, d. of J. Hallinan, of Glandalane,
Fermoy ; and has issue — Hugh Charles Massy, Gentleman,
£.1921; John Royds Massy, Gentleman, b. 1925. Res. —
Cottesmore, Haverfordwest, co. Pembroke.

Sons of Rev. George Eyre Massy, Rector of Gum-

freston, co. Somerset, b. 1851 ; d. 1905 ; m. 1877,

Katharine Frances (d. 1912), only child of Surg.-Maj.

G. F. H. Brown:—

George Edward Massy, Gentleman, b. 1878.

Villiers Wilfrid Peel Massy, Esq., Capt. late 9th Batt.

D.C.L.I., b. 1882 ; m. 1915, Beatrice, d. of the late Carlos

Vetter ; and has issue — Patrick Wilfrid Villiers Massy,

Gentleman, b. 1916; and Bridget Ursula Elaine. Res. —

Sons of Col. George Eyre Massy of Riversdale,

Limerick, b. 1822; d. 1885; m. 1st, Rose Gertrude

(d. 1869), d. of Thomas de Moleyns; 2nd, 1871, Eliza,

d. of Rev. James W. Rynd, Rector of Galbally: —
Hugh Hamon George Massy, Gentleman, b. 1867; m.
1894, Hortense Mary, d. of Thomas John Pennefather ;
and has issue — Hugh Hamon de Moleyns Massy, Gentle-
man, b. 1895 ; and Noelle Hortense Pennefather. Seat —
Riversdale, Limerick.
George Robert Massy, Gentleman, b. 1875. ^ es - —
Edmund Ingoldsby Massy, Gentleman, b. 1876; m. 1910,
Cicely Helen, ygst. d. of late Robert Ellis Cunliffe of Croft,
Ambleside. Res. — Glencairn, Norwood, Ceylon.

Son of James Eyre Massy, Esq., Capt. 3rd Batt. Roy.

Dub. Fus. , b. 1873 ; d. 1918 ; m. 1903, May Evelyn, d. of

JohnCarmichael, Esq. J.P. ,ofTractonPark,co. Cork: —
George Eyre Massy, Gentleman, b. 19 14. Res. —

Sons of J. G. B. Massy- Beresford (a.v.).

Sons of Francis Staunton Massy- Da wson , Esq., b.

1840 ; d. 1908 ; m. 1870, Julia Eliza, only d. of late T.

C. Gilmour of New Orleans, U.S.A. : —
Francis Evelyn Massy-Dawson, Esq., D.S.O. , Capt. R.N.
(ret.), served S. African War 1899-1900 (medal) Gambia
(despatches), Great War (despatches), b. 1872; m. ist,i922,
Emily Banner Clough (d. 1928), d. of Lt. -Comdr. S. J.
Johnstone, and widow of Capt. H. A. Adam, C. B.E. , R.N. ;
2nd, 1928, May Caroline Taylor. Club — United Service.

Charles Godfrey Massy-Dawson, Gentleman, b. 1873;
m. 1903, Wilbelmina Geraldine, d. of Hon. S. Haughton,
C.C.S. ; and has issue — Dennis Staunton Massy-Dawson,



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Gentleman, b. 1909 ; and Morna Helena. Res. — The
Manor House, Lindfield, Sussex.

Robert Henry Massy-Dawson, Gentleman, b. 1874; m.

1920, Elsie Mary, d. of John Mackenzie and widow of A. C.

Cordery. Res. — Westfield House, Whitecross, Hereford.

Sons of William Massy, Esq. , of Caervillahow and

Ballyglasheen, b. 1815; d. 1875; tn. 1857, Sophia, d.

of Alexander Grant of St. Andrew's, New Brunswick : —

Godfrey Warburton Massy, Esq., Capt. late Roy. Irish

Rifles, served in S. Africa 1900-1901, b. 1863; tn. 1904,

Gertrude Annette Seton, d. of Gen. W. G. D. Massy, C.B.,

and widow of Col. J. G. Cockburn. Seat — Caervillahow

Golden, Cashel, co. Tipperary.

Hugh Francis Massy, Gentleman, b. 1866. Res. —
Son of Hugh James Massy, Gentleman, b. 1826 ; d. 1899 ;
tn. 1853, Mary Jane (d. 1899), d. of Isaac Darby: —
Hugh James Massy, Gentleman, b. 1854; tn. 1881, Isa-
bella Rhymers (d. 1925), d. of Horatio N. Hope ; and has
had issue — Muriel Alexander (d. ); and Dolores Garay

Hope. Res. — Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
Sons of Beresford Massy, Gentleman, b. 1840 ; d. 1878 ;
tn. 1869, Elizabeth Harriet, d. of Rev. G. H. Read: —
Cecil Hugh Massy, Gentleman, b. 1870. Res. —
Sydney Beresford Massy, Gentleman, b. 1876. Res. —
Sons of George Hugh Massy, Gentleman, b. 1844; d.
1912 ; tn. i88o,Georginad. of George Fenwick.M.D. : —
Gordon Eyre Massy, Gentleman, b. 1886.
Hugh de Hertel Massy, Gentleman, b. 1893. Res. —
Sons of Henry William Massy, Esq., J. P., of Grants-
town Hall and Rosanna, co. Tipperary, Maj. Tip.
Art. Mil., b. 1816; d. 1895; tn. 1838, Maria, d. of
Patrick Cahill :—
Lt.-Col. Charles Francis Massy, b. 1847 ; tn. 1873, Alice,
d. of Major-Gen. Sir Thomas Seaton, K.C.B. ; and has
issue — Seaton Dunham Massy, Gentleman, Lieut. Yorks.
Regt. , b. 1882 ; Ella [tn. P. D. Agnew] ; and Alice Seaton
[tn. 1903, Capt. Charles Walter Tribe]. Res. —

Col. Harry Stanley Massy, C.B. , comdg. 19th Bengal
Lancers, b. 1855; tn. 1894, Geraldine Elinor, d. of George
Massy of Glenville ; and has issue — Eyre Fitzgerald Francis
Massy, Gentleman, b. 1907 ; and Geraldine. Seat — Grants-
town Hall, Tipperary. Club — United Service.

Col. Percy Hugh Hamon Massy, late 6th Dragoon
Gds. , b. 1857; tn. 1888, Rosamond Amabel Nora, d. of
late Sir Carey Knyvett, K.C.B. ; and has issue— Cynthia
Rosamond Emeline. Res. — i6a Cromwell Crescent, S.W.5.
Club — United Service.

Son of Major Godfrey William Hugh Massy of Castle-
rea, d. 1862; tn. 1856, Louisa Emma, d. of Robert
George Maunsell of Limerick, and widow of the 6th
Earl of Seafield : —
Godfrey Lennox Eyre Massy, Esq. , late Capt. Connaught
Rangers, b. 1856. Res. —

Sons of Capt. Hugh Francis Massy, tn. 1864, Beatrice
Louisa, d. of Thomas Johnstone Barton of Glenda-
lough House, co Wicklow : —
Hugh Eyre Barton Massy, Gentleman, b. 1866. Res. —
Godfrey William Edward Massy, Gentleman, b. 1873;
tn. 1911, Eva Susan, d. of William Bolton of The Island,
and widow of Hon. Hamilton Robert Tilson Grogan Fitz-
maurice Deane-Morgan. Res. —

Son of George Godfrey Hamon Massy, Esq., of
Kingswell House, Tipperary, b. 1874; d. 1910; tn.
Florence Caroline, second d. of Charles A. Clarke, of
Kingstown, co. Dublin : —
Richard Albert Hamon Massv, Gentleman, b. 1890.

Son of Rt. Hon. Lionel Edward Massey, 5th Baron

Clarina, Lt.-Col. Scots Fus. Gds., D.L. co. Limerick

(High Sheriff 1896), b. 1837; d. 1922; tn. 1st, 1877,

Elizabeth Ellen (d. 1883), d. of Alexander Bannatyne

of Woodstown, co. Limerick ; 2nd, 1887, Sophia Mary,

d. of James Butler, Esq., D. L., of Castle Crine : —

Rt. Hon. Eyre Nathaniel Massey, 6th Baron Clarina (Irel.

29 Dec. 1800) [Supporters— Two grenadier soldiers in the

uniform of the 27th Foot proper, each holding in his exterior

hand a sword, also proper], Capt. late Scots Guards, b. 1880 ;

m. 1906, Alice Frin, fourth d. of Wilton Allhusen of Pintay,

Lyme Regis, and Eaton Place, S.W., and has issue— Hon.

Erin Moira. Seat — Herouncroft, Newton Stewart,


MASSY-BERESFORD (U.O.). Quarterly, 1 and 4'
argent, crusily fitchee three fleurs-de-lys within a bordure
engrailed sable, a canton erminois (for Beresford); 2 and
3, argent, on a chevron between three lozenges sable, a

lion passant or, a martlet for difference (for Massy.)
Mantling sable and argent. Crests, 1. upon a wreath of
the colours, a dragon's head erased azure, charged with a
crescent or, and pierced through the neck with a broken
spear, the point thrust through the upper jaw, gold, on an
escroll above the motto, "Nil nisi cruce" (for Beresford) ;
2. out of a ducal coronet or, a bull's head gules, armed
sable, charged with a martlet gold (for Massy). Motto —
"Pro libertate patrias."

Sons of John George Beresford Massy-Beresford,
Esquire, J. P. for the cos. of Fermanagh and Peebles,
and D.L. co. Fermanagh, late Lieutenant Lanarkshire
Yeomanry Cavalry, High Sheriff co. Fermanagh 1900,
B.A. (Canib.) ; b. 1856 ; d. 1923 ; m. 1892, the Honour-
able Alice Elizabeth, youngest daughter of the Right
Honourable the first Baron Dunleath : —
Tristram Hugh Massy-Beresford, Esq., M.C., Capt. The
Rifle Bde. , b. April 10, 1896; m. 1927, Helen Lindsay, d.
of Lindsay Crompton Lawford, of Montreal. Estates —
Macbie Hill, Lamancha, N.B. ; Barna and Kilscanlon, in
the county of Limerick ; Ballyslatteen, in the county of
Tipperary ; St. Hubert's, in the county of Fermanagh.
Address — Staff College, Camberley.

Desmond George Massy-Beresford, Gentleman, l\_ 1905.


MASTER (H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, gules, a lion
rampant guardant double-queued or, armed azure, support-
ing a united red and white rose, leaved and stalked vert
(Master) ; 2. azure, fretty argent, on a fesse gules, three
leopards' faces or (Cann) ; 3. gules, a lion passant ermine
between three hawks' lures argent (Chester). Mantling
gules and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, within
a ring or, gemmed argent, two snakes entwined erect on
their tails and endorsed vert. Motto — " Virtute et ingenio."
Son of William Charles Chester Master, Esq., C. B.„
of Hampton Park House, Leominster, Col. 5th Foot
and of H.M. Bodyguard of Gentlemen-at-Arms, b^
1821 ; d. 1913 ; m. 1861, Madelina Harriet Louisa,.
d. of Sir William Curtis, Bart., of Caynham, Salop: —
Richard St. George Master, Gentleman, b. 1866. Res.—

MASTER (2 May 1608, H. Coll.). Azure, a fesse
embattled between three griffins' heads erased or. Mant-
ling azure and or. Crest — In a mural crown or, a unicorn's

head argent, crined and armed sable. Motto — "Nor*
minor est virtus quam quoerere parta tueri."


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Sons of Charles Hoskins Master, Esq., J. P. and D.L.,
b. 1816; d. 1885; m. 1844, Emily, d. of Nathaniel
Borrer of Pakyns Manor, Hurstpierpoint, Sussex : —
Charles Hoskins Master, Esq. (q.v.).
Legh Hoskins Master, Gentleman, b. 1850. Res. —
George Streynsham Hoskins Master, Gentleman, b.
1865 ; m. 1898, Louise Clare Schreiber, d. of late W. J. H.
Cooper. Res. —

Sons of Charles Gilbert Master, C.S.I., of Earlsridge,
Redhill, late Member of Council at Madras, b. 1833 ;
d. 1903 ; m. 1857, Emma Caroline, d. of Thomas
Onslow: —
Charles Onslow Master, Gentleman, b. i860 ; m. 1893,
Wilhelmina, d. of Peter Franken ; and has had issue— (1)
George Gilbert Master, Gentleman, b. 1894; d. ; (2)

Charles Francis Master, Gentleman, b. 1897; Penelope [m.
1921, Douglas Melville Wills, of Bracken Hill, Leigh Woods,
Somerset]. Seat — Bourton Grange, Flax Bourton,
Thomas Mosley Master, Gentleman, b. 1865.
Arthur Gilbert Master, Esq., D.S.O., Lt.-Col. late Roy.
Army Service Corps, b. 1867 ; m. 1897, Elizabeth, dau. of
Edward Hotham Newton ; and has issue — Edward
Streynsham Master, Gentleman, b. 1900 ; Audrey Margaret ;
and Hilary Elizabeth. Res.— Fulford Park, York. Clubs—
United Service ; Yorkshire (York).

Alfred Edmund Master, Esq., M.B., Lt.-Col. late Royal
Army Medical Corps, b. 1869 ; m. 1906, Ethel Lucy (d. 1920),
d. of late Henry Scobel Perring of Northam, N. Devon.

Harold Onslow Master, Gentleman, R.N.R., b. i8£o.

D.L. co. Surrey, High Sheriff 1900. Born Oct. 24,
1846, being the eldest son of Charles Hoskins Master, Esq.,
J. P. co. Surrey, by his wife Emily, younger dau. of Nathaniel
Borrer of Pakyns Manor, Hurstpierpoint, Sussex. Armorial
bearings (H. Coll., 2 May 1608)— Azure, a fesse embattled
between three griffins' heads erased or. Mantling azure and
or. Crest — In a mural crown or, a unicorn's head argent,
crined and armed sable. Motto— " Non minor est virtus
quam quserere parta tueri." Livery — (Dress) dark blue,
yellow and blue striped waistcoats, dark blue plush
breeches, gilt buttons ; (undress), as before, but dark blue
trousers with narrow yellow stripe. Married, Oct. 9, i877 i
Amy Morgan, third dau. of Gen. Sir John Bisset, K.C.M.G^
C.B. ; and has Issue— (1) Charles Edward Hoskins Master

Esq., Capt. Royal West Surrey Regt., b. July 5, 1878 [m.
1909, Beatrice Marie, fourth d. of Cyril Wilson of Victoria
Street, S.W.] ; (2) Arthur Bisset Streynsham Hoskins
Master, Esq., Lieut. R.N., *. Feb. 25, 1880 [m. 1902
(dis. 1913), Ellice Margaret, eldest d. of late Henry Ellis
Hay Nelson, and has issue— Jack Nelson Streynsham
Hoskins Master, Gentleman, b. 1905]; (3) Herbert Francis
Hoskins Master, Esq., Major 2nd Queen's R. West Surrey

Regt., b. Jan. 22, 1882 [m. 1913, Anna Dorothy, only d. of
Cecil White Heseltine Jones of Yonkers, New York; and
has issue — 1 son ; 2 daus.] ; (4) Legh Chichele Hoskins
Master, Gentleman, b. March 24, 1890; and Amy Charlotte
Emily Hoskins [m. 1906, Col. G. G. S. Carey, R.F.A.,
and has issue]. Seat— Barrow Green Court, Oxted, Surrey.
Clubs— United University, Oriental.

The Late Reverend ALFRED MASTER- WHIT-
AKER, M.A. , Clerk in Holy Orders, Vicar of Holme and
Patron of Croston ; in 1889 he assumed by Royal Licence the
additional name of Whitaker. Born Sept. 8, 1835, being the
sixth son of the late Ven. Robert Mosley Master, M.A.
Oxon. , formerly Chaplain to the Earl of Derby and to Lord
Carrington, Hon. Canon of Manchester, Archdeacon of
Manchester, Incumbent of St. James's, Leyland, co. Lan-
caster, Rector and Patron of Croston, by his wife Frances
Mary, eldest dau. of George Smith of Selsdon Park, co.
Surrey, M.P. for Midhurst. Armorial bearings— Quar-
terly, 1 and 4, sable, three annulets in fesse between as
many mascles all argent, and (for distinction) in the centre
chief point a cross crosslet of the last (Whitaker) ; 2 and 3,
azure, a fesse embattled between three griffins' heads erased
or (Master). Mantling sable and argent. Crests— 1. in
front of a dexter arm embowed in mail armour the hand
proper grasping a dagger also proper, pommel and hilt or,
a mascle between two annulets argent, the arm charged
(for distinction) with a cross crosslet, as in the arms
(Whitaker) ; 2. out of a mural crown or, a unicorn's head
argent, crined and armed gules (Master). Motto— "Non
minor est virtus quam quaerere parta tueri." Married,
Aug. 23, 1887, Mary Charlotte (d. 1912), only dau. and heir
-of Thomas Hordern Whitaker, Esq., of Holme, F.S. A. , J. P.
and D.L., and died 1916. Seat— Holme, Burnley, co.


MASTERS (H. Coll.). Azure, a lion rampant between
two fleurs-de-lis in fesse or. Mantling azure and or.
Crest— On a wreath of the colours, a demi-lion rampant
resting the sinister paw on a fleur-de-lys or, and holding
in the dexter paw a scimitar proper, pommel and hilt

Son of : —

Stafford Dudley Bolingbroke Masters, Gentleman, b.


MATHER (H. Coll., 19 Feb. 1847). Quarterly, argent
and gules, four scythes counterchanged. Mantling gules and
argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, a demi-mower
his face and hands proper, his scythe in his sinister hand
also proper, habit and cap quarterly argent and gules, and
holding in the dexter hand a bugle-horn or. Motto—
" Mowe warilie." Livery — Fawn.

Fifth son of William Mather, of Finch House, West
Derby, Liverpool, b. 1805; d. 1859; m. 1841, Anne,
d. of Josiah Kearsley, of Liverpool : —

Ellis Mather, Esq., J. P. Lanes. (1891), b. 1847; m. 1877,
Blanche, d. of Peter George Hey worth. Esq., J. P. Lanes. ;
and has had issue— Ellis Daniel Mather, Gentleman, b. 1889
[?n. 1915, Mary Katherine, d. of Robert Bullen Beaumont] ;
Arthur Mather, Gentleman, b. ; d. [m. and left

issue]; Blanche; Frede Heyworth ; and Georgina. Res.—
Llandudno, N. Wales.

MATHESON (1542, matriculated L.O. 1841 and 1900)
—Argent, three dexter hands couped, two and one,
gules, within a bordure of the second. Upon the
escutcheon, which is charged with his badge of Ulster
as a Baronet, is placed a helmet befitting his degree, with
a Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest— Issuing out of
an Eastern crown or, a dexter hand holding a scimitar
in fesse all proper. Motto— " Fac et spera." Livery—
White (or drab), with crimson facings and silver

Eld surv. son of Sir Alexander Matheson, 1st Bart.,

b. 1805 ; d. 1886 ; by 3rd wife, m. i860, Eleanor Irving

(d. 1879), d. of Spencer Perceval:—

Sir Alexander Perceval Matheson, 3rd Bart. (15 May,

1882), b. 1861 ; m. 1884, Eleanor (marriage dis.1925), dau. of

the late Rev. Kyrle Ernie Aubrey Money of Much Marcle,




in the county of Hereford ; and has surv. issue — Margaret
Anne (Res. — Hillside, Hythe, Kent) ; Norah [m. 1915,
Aithur H. G. Dawson, of Ceylon] ; Muriel Helen [m. 1st,
1909, Patrick W. Gould, K.R.R.C. (d. 1916) ; 2nd 1919,
Herbert Bush, of Vancouver, and has issue] ; Eleanor [rn.
1922, John Lyne Harvey, M.C.]. Clubs — Nat. Liberal,
Hurlingham, Wellington (N.Z.)

MATHEWS of Stourton Court (H. Coll.). Or, a lion
rampant guardant sable, on a chief arched of the second,
two saltires couped of the field. Mantling sable and or

a wreath of the colours, an unicorn's head sable, erased
gules, crined and armed with a broken horn or. Motto —
" Jacta est alea."

Dau. of Rev. George Mathias, M.A. , Chaplain of Royal

Hosp. , Chelsea : —
Mary Dorothea Mathias. Res. — Springfield Road, St.

Crest— On a wreath of the colours, a moorcock proper,
between two saltires couped gules. Motto — " Haud sine

Fourth son of James Mathews, b. 1827; d. 1900; m.

1854, Charlotte, d. of John Lamb.- —
Randle Lamb Mathews, Esq., J. P. Worcs, Solicitor,
b. i860; m. 1884, Elizabeth Ellen, eld. d. of late William
Jonadab Turney, Esq., J. P. Worcs., of The Heath,
Stourbridge ; and has surv. issue — James Randle Turney

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