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" Virtutes felices sunt."

Eldest son of Robert Metcalfe, Yeoman, of Sunny-
side, Lancaster, b. 1833 ; d. 1866 ; m. 1856, Agnes,
d. of John Kendal, of Woodland Vicarage, Carn-
forth : —
Rev. Thomas Metcalfe, Clerk in Holy Orders, formerly
Vicar of Mytholmroyd, b. 1856 ; m. 1874, Margaret Ann,
d. of Andrew Anderson ; and has issue — Arthur William
Metcalfe, Esq., Lieut. R.E., 6.1887; Jessie [m. 1896,
George W. B. Waters, M.R.C.S.] ; Margaret Ann [m.
1911, William Martin, of Seattle, U.S.A.]. Res. —
Troston, Bury St. Edmund's.

[Mr. Metcalfe traces his descent back to James Met-
calfe, Esq., of Nappa Hall, who was Captain of the
Wensleydaie men at Agincourt, and d. 1471.]

METHVEN (L.O. 28 Jan. 1920). Argent, a chevron
engrailed azure, ensigned with a pheon point upwards, in

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base a man's heart gules. Mantling azure, doubled argent.

Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a wolf's head erased
proper. Motto — "Fortis in arduis."

Sons of James Cox Methven, Esq., J. P. of The Cottage,

Lochee, Dundee, b. 1856 ; d. 1915 ; m. 1885, Adelaide

Annie, d. of William Curry McCully, Merchant, of

Spring Grove, Dundee : — ■

James Norman Methven, Esq., B.A. Cambridge, b. 1886 ;

m. 1926, Isabella Margaret, d. cf the late Robert William

Cullen, Esq., H.M. Inspector of Factories, Major Argyll

and Sutherland Highlanders(T.F.), and has issue— Adelaide

Christian. Seats — St - Martin's, by Perth ; The Kingseat,

Bridge of Cally. Clubs — Eastern (Dundee), County (Perth).

David Montague Methven, Esq., Major (ret.) Scots Gieys,

formerly 21st Lancers (Arms as above, a bordure of the

last for difference, matric. Feb. 28, 1920), b. 1889. Club —

Colin Malcolm Methven, Esq., Capt. 4th Batt. The
Black Watch (R.H.) (Arms as above, a bordure of the
second for difference, matric. 28 Feb. 1920), b. 1890 ; m.
1925, Nancy Louise, d. of Charles Alfred Cooper, Esq.,
of East Cliffe, Budleigh Salterton, Devon. Estate— Dam-
side, St. Martin's, Perthshire. Clubs— Ba th, Ranelagh.

MEUX of Theobald's Park (R.L. 2 Sept. 1911, H. Coll.).
Quarterly, 1 and 4, paly of six or and azure, on a chiet
gules, three crosses patee of the first, a canton ermine for
distinction (Meux) ; 2 and 3, sable, a fesse between three
lambs passant argent (Lambton). Mantling azure and or.
Crest— On a wreath of the colours, two wings inverted and
endorsed argent, conjoined by a cord with tassels or, and
each charged with an ermine spot for distinction.

Third son of George Frederick D'Arcy Lambton, 2nd
Earl of Durham, b. 1828; d. 1879; m. 1854, Lady
Beatrix Frances Hamilton, d. of 1st Duke of Abercorn,
K.G. :—
The late Admiral the Hon. Sir Hedworth Meux, G.C.B.,
K.C.V.O. , Commander-in-Chief at Portsmouth 1912-16,
Extra Equerry to King Edward VII. 1902-10, and to King
George V. 1910-29, late A.D.C. , Priv. Sec. to successive
First Lords of the Admiralty 1894-7, served throughout
Egyptian War 1882, and commanded the Naval Brigade
throughout the siege of Ladysmith, S. Africa, 1899-1900,
in command of H.M.'s yacht "Victoria and Albert"
1901-2, second in command Channel Fleet 1903-4, in
command of Third Cruiser Squadron 1904-6, Commander-
in-Chief China Squadron 1908-10, Admiral of the Fleet
1915-21 (ret. 1921), acted as Keeper of the Jewel House
at the Coronation of George V., Comm. of Legion
of Honour, Grand Officer of Order of St. Maurice, and
1st class of the Prussian Order of the Red Eagle, b. 1856;
he assumed by Royal Licence 2 Sept. 191 1 the name of
Meux in lieu of Lambton, and the arms of Meux quarterly
with his own, in pursuance of the will of Lidy Meux of
Theobald's Park; m. 1910, Hon. Mildred Cecilia Harriet,
widow of Viscount Chelsea and third d. of 1st Baron
Alington, and d. 1929. Seats — Theobald's Park, Waltham
Cross ; Clarendon House, Newmarket Town.

MEWBURN of Acomb (H. Coll.). Or, on a chevron
azure, between in chief two demi-lions rampant couped
gules, and in base a dexter arm fessewise embowed in

armour couped at the shoulder the hand extended proper,
three unicorns' heads also couped of the field. Mantling
azure and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, in
front of a demi-gryphon segreant sable, three crosses patee
or. Motto — " Festina lente. "

Son of Simon Mewburn, Esq., of Acomb, J. P.

co. Northumberland, b. 1799 ; d. 1872 ; m. 1830,

Margaret, d. of Henry Richmond, Esq., J. P., of

Humshaugh House, Northumberland : —

The late William Richmond Mewburn, Esq., J. P. co.

Middlesex, b. 1834 ; d. 1921 ; m. 1870, Elizabeth Fanny

(Res.— Acomb House), d. of Joseph Thomas Savory of

Wendover, Bucks. ; and had issue— Simon William

Richmond Mewburn, Esq., Capt. 14th King's Hussars,




b. 1884; killed in action 1916; and Dorothea Margaret
Richmond [m. 1912, Capt. Ivor Wilberforce Watson,
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, of Langley House,
Langley, Bucks.]. Seat — Acomb House, Hexham.

Son of George Francis Mewburn, Gentleman, b. 1838 ;

d. 1893 ; m. Julia, d. of Charles Deverine : —
George Richmond Mewburn, Gentleman, b. 1865; m.
{Catherine, d. of His Honour Judge Turner, and has issue —
Edmond George Hamilton Mewburn, Gentleman, b- 1892
\m. Dorothy, d. of Francis Mortimer, and has issue —
Simon Edmond Mewburn, Gentleman, b. 1926] ; and Mary
Monica. Res.—


MEYER of Shortgrove (H. Coll., 1910). Sable, a key,
wards downwards or, between four bezants. Mantling
sable and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a cock
sable, armed, combed and wattled or, holding in the
dexter claw a key as in the arms. Motto — " Rast ich rost

Son of Sir Carl Ferdinand Meyer, 1st Bt., J. P. Essex,

b. 1851 ; d. 1922 ; m. 1883, Adele, d. of late Julius

Levis : —

Sir Frank Cecil Meyer, 2nd Bart. (1910), B.A. (Oxon),

Barrister-at-Law, M. P. Great Yarmouth 1924-29, £. 1886;

m. 1920, Marjorie, d. of Frederick Seeley of Hale, Cheshire,

and has issue — Anthony John Meyer, Esq., b: 1920. Res.

18 Lowndes Square, S.W.i. Clubs — Bath, Carlton.

SYDNEY MEYMOTT, Gentleman. Born July 6, 1860-
being the second but only surviving son of Charles Mey
mott, Gentleman, M.R.C.S. and L.A.C. of London and
Sydney, New South Wales, by his wife Sarah Elizabeth,
daughter of John Keene. Armorial bearings — He bears
for Arms : Or, three demi-lions rampant couped in bend
azure, each charged with a mullet argent. Upon the escut-
cheon is placed a helmet befitting his degree, with a Mantling
azure and or ; and for his Crest, three mullets in fesse gules,
in front of a dexter arm embowed in armour proper, the
hand, all proper, grasping a chaplet of laurel or. Motto —
" Be just and fear not." Postal address — 23 Woodville
Road, Ealing, W. 5.

The Late EDGAR MEYNELL, Gentleman, Barrister-
at-Law. Born Sept. 6, 1859 ; d. 1923, being the second
son of the late Edgar John Meynell, Esq., J. P., a
Judge of County Courts, and Recorder of Doncaster, by
his wife Maria Louisa, dau. of R. S. Short of Edling-
ton, co. Lincoln. Armorial bearings — Azure, three
bars gemelles and a chief or. Mantling azure and
or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a negro's
head proper, encircled with a wreath argent and azure.
Motto — " Deus non reliquit memoriam humilium." Seats —
Kilvington Hall, near Thirsk ; The Fryerage, near Yarm,
co. York.

MEYNELL (R.L., 1905, H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1
and 4, vair6 argent and sable, and for distinction a
canton or, (Meynell) ; 2 and 3, azure, three naked
savages ambulant in fesse proper, in the dexter hand
of each a shield argent, charged with a cross gules, and in
the sinister a club resting on the shoulder also proper, on
a canton ermine, three lozenges conjoined in fesse sable
(Wood). Mantling sable and argent. Crests — 1. on a
wreath of the colours, a horse's head couped at the neck
argent, charged for distinction with a mullet sable ; 2. on
a wreath of the colours, a savage, as in the arms, the shield
sable, charged with a griffin's head erased argent. Motto —
" Ung Dieu ung roy."

Son of Hon. Frederick George Lindley Meynell (for-
merly Wood), B.A. (Camb. ), Barr.-at-Law, b. 1846;
d. 1910; m. 1878, Lady Mary Susan Felicie Lindsay,
d. of 25th Earl of Crawford : —

Frances Hugo Lindley Meynell, Esq., D.S.O., J. P.,
D.L. Staffs., Lt.-Col. R.F.A. (T.F.), served Great War
(despatches), b. 1880; m. 1907, Lady Dorothy Legge, d. of
the 6th Earl of Dartmouth; and has issue — (1) Hugo
Meynell, Esq., b. 1909; (2) Mark Meynell, Gentleman,
b. 1914 ; Dorothy; and Rachael. Seat — Hoar Cross,
Burton-on-Trent. Clubs— Brooks's, Bath.

Robert Alexander Lindley Meynell, Esq., O.B.E., Major
late Service Batt. Shropsh. Lt. Inf., b. 1883 ; m. 1907, Cora
T. S. , d. of late James W. Riches of Johannesburg. Res. —

Everard Charles Lindley Meynell, Esq., O.B.E., M.C.,
Capt. late R.F.A. (T.F.), served Great War (despatches),

b. 1885 ; m. 1914, Rose, d. of Lionel Bulteel, and has
issue — Francis Meynell, Gentleman, b. 1917 ; and Rosemary.

Charles Wilfred Lindley Meynell, Esq., Lieut. -Comdr.
R.N. (ret.), b. 1890; m. 1917, Ida, d. of Rt. Hon. E. G.
Pretyman, and has issue — Richard Walter Meynell, Gentle-
man, b. 1923 ; and Beatrice Mary. Res. — Burcote Brook,

MEYNELL of Meynell Langley ( H. Coll. ). Quarterly,
1 and 4, vaire' argent and sable; 2. gules, a pale or;
3. paly of six argent and gules, on a bend azure, three
horses-shoes or. Mantling sable and argent. Crest —
Upon a wreath of the colours, a horse's head erased argent.
Motto — " Virtute vici."

Sons of Godfrey Franceys Meynell, Esq., J. P. co.
Derby, b. 1844; d. 1921 ; m. 1866, Emma Maria, d.
of E. Woollett Wilmot of Buxton, co. Derby : —

Brig.-Gen. Godfrey Meynell, C.M.G., late Col. King's
Shropshire L.I., b. 1870 ; m. 1903, Edith Violet, eld. d. of
late George Henry Cammell of Brookfield Manor, co.
Derby, and has issue — Godfrey Meynell, Gentleman,
Lieut. Queen's Own Corps of Guides, b. 1904; David
Meynell, Gentleman, Cadet R.M.C., b, 1909; Margaret;
Mercia ; and Rosemary. Seat — Meynell Langley, Derby.
Club — Army and Navy.

Hugo Meynell, Esq., Capt. 29th Lancers (Indian Army),

*. 1875.

Son of Maj. John Jebb Meynell, Royal Irish Rifles, b.

1845; d. 1920 ; m. 1905, Eleanor Lucy Aldwin, only

d. of late Rev. Canon James Thomas Alderson: —
John Francis Meynell, Gentleman, b. 1907. Res. —

Only surv. son of John Meynell, b. 1807 ; d. 1851 ; m.

1842, Sarah (d. 1890), d. of W. B. Johnson, M.B. :—
Rev. Francis William Meynell, M.A. , Vicar of Stapen-
hill and Rural Dean of Repton, b. 1851 ; m. 1899, Grace,
d. of Samuel Lucas of Tile House, Hitchin ; and has
issue — Hugo Francis Meynell, Gentleman, b 1904; and
Eleanor. Res. — The Vicarage, Stapenhill, Burton-on-

Son of Edward David Meynell, b. ; d. 1900; m.

2nd, Mary Richardson: —
William Balfour Meynell, Gentleman, b. 1857; m. ,

Mary Lowe. Res. —

Son of Francis Meynell of Brent, Devon, b. ; d.

1870; m. , Caroline Brown: —

Edward Meynell, Gentleman, b. . Res. —

MEYRICK {temp. Henry V.). Sable, on a chevron
argent, between three brands erect ragutee or, inflamed
proper, a fleur-de-lys gules between two Cornish choughs
respecting each other also proper. Crest — On a wreath of
the colours, a tower argent, thereon, upon a mount vert, a
Cornish chough proper, holding in the dexter claw a fleur-
de-lys gules.

Meyrick (R.L. , 31 March 1858, H. Coll.). Quarterly,
1 and 4, Meyrick as above; 2 and 3, or, a lion rampant
gules, on a sinister canton, the arms of Zouche and Fitz Aer
quarterly, namely, i. and iiii. , gules, ten bezants; ii. and iii.,
azure, on a mount vert, a lion passant guardant or (Charlton,
R.L., 22 Oct. 1779). Mantling sable and argent. Crests
— 1. Meyrick as above ; 2. out of an Eastern crown or, a
leopard's head and neck affrontee gules. Motto — " Heb
dduw Heb ddim dduw a digon."

Sons of Sir Thomas CharltonMeyrick, 1st Bart.,K.C. B.

(1910), J. P., D.L., M.P., Hon. Col. 3rd Batt. King's

Shropshire Lt. Inf., b. 1837 ; d. 1921 ; m. i860, Mary

Rhoda (d. 1924), d. of Col. Richard Frederick Hill of

Prees Hall, co. Salop, and niece of Rowland, 2nd

Viscount Hill : —

Sir Frederick Charlton Meyrick, 2nd Bart. (5 May 1880),

C.B., C.M.G., D.L., J. P., and (1926), High Sheriff co.

Pembroke, Brig.-Gen. formerly Major 15th Hussars and

Col. Comdg. Pembrokeshire Imp. Yeo., served in S. Africa

1900-1901, in command of 5th Batt. Imp. Yeo., with

temporary rank of Lt.-Col. (seriously wounded, mentioned

in despatches, C.B.) ; and Great War (despatches, CM. G.),

b. 1862 ; m. 1897, Mary Emma, d. of the late M;ijor O. C.

Baker Creswell, of Cresswell, Northumberland, and has

surv. issue — Thomas Frederick Meyrick, Esq., Capt.

15/19 Hussars, b. Nov. 1899 [m. 1926, Ivy Frances, d. of

Lieut.-Col. F. C. Pilkington, D.S.O., of Sweethay Court,

Trull, Taunton, and has issue— David John Charlton

Meyrick, Esq., b. 1926; Frederick Rowland Meyrick,

Gentleman, b. 1928 (Club — Cavalry)]; Mary Cicely [m. 1921,




Giles F. Newton, M.B.E., and has issue] ; Rachel Eva ;
and Violet. Seat — Bush, Pembroke. Club — Cavalry.

Rowland Francis Meyrick, Esq., J. P. Salop, formerly
Travelling Insp. for Board of Agr. ; served in S. Africa
1900, with Rhodesian Field Force, b. 1867 ; m. 1901, Eleanor
Georgiana, d. of the Hon. Ralph Pelham Nevill ; and has
issue — Honor Mary. Seat — Apley Castle, Salop. Club —

Walter Thomas Meyrick, Esq., b. 1882 ; m. 1914, Mabel
Violet Blanche, d. of the late Col. Montgomery, The Rifle
Bde. , and widow of Percy Downes. Res. — Sudbrooke
House, Sudbrooke, Lincoln.. Club — Wellington.

Meyrick, Tapps-Gervis- (R.L., 16 March 1876,
H. Coll.). Quarterly, 1 and 4, Meyrick as above; 2.
argent, between six ostrich feathers sable, a cannon-ball
of the last (Gervis, 1835); 3. azure, on a fesse or, be-
tween three rhinoceroses argent, as many escallops gules
(Tapps, 1835). Mantling sable and argent. Crests — 1.
Meyrick as above ; 2. on a wreath of the colours, on a
mount proper, a plume of three ostrich feathers gules and
sable, bound by a wreath of laurel or (Gervis) ; 3. on a
wreath of the colours, a greyhound couchant per pale
argent and sable, charged on the body with two escallops
fessewise counterchanged. Mottoes — " Heb Dduw heb
ddim Duw a digon," ' ' Be just and fear not."

Sons of Sir George Augustus Eliott Tapps-Gervis-
Meyrick, 4th Bart., J. P. and D.L. Anglesey, J. P.
Hants. (High Sheriff 1900), b. 1855 ; d. 1928 ; m. 1884,
Jacintha, d. of Charles Paul Phipps, M.P., of Chalcot,
Wilts. :—

Sir George Llewellyn Tapps-Gervis-Meyrick, 5th Bart. ,
of Hinton Admiral, Hants. (28 July 1791), Major Special
Reserve, late 7th Hussars, b. 1885 ; m. i9i4,Marjorie, only
child of Edward Hanlin, of Ceylon ; and has issue — ■
George David Eliott Tapps-Gervis-Meyrick, Esq., b. 1915 ;
and Susan Hermione. Seats — Bodorgan, Anglesey ; Hinton
Admiral, and East Close House, Christchurch, Hants.

Richard Owen Tapps-Gervis-Meyrick, Esq., Capt. late
K.R.R.C, b. 1892 ; m. 1918, Evelyn, d. of the late H. J.
Harris of Bowdon, Lacock, Wilts. ; and has issue —
Richard Anthony Tapps-Gervis-Meyrick, Gentleman, b
1920; Percy James Owen Tapps-Gervis-Meyrick, Gentle-
man, b. 1923. Res. — Woodleaze, Wimborne, Dorset.

Meyrick, Williams- (R.L. , 23 May 1877, H. Coll.

lion passant sable, gorged with a collar gemel or. in chief a
quatrefoil between twofieurs-de-lysand in base a fleur-de-lys
between two quatrefoils gules (Williams, 1877). Mantling
sable and argent. Crests — 1. Meyrick as above ; 2. upon
a wreath of the colours, a lion passant sable, sem^e of
quatrefoils, and gorged with a collar gemel argent, holding
in the dexter forepaw a fleur-de-lys gules (Williams).
Motto — " Heb Dduw heb ddim a duw a digon." Livery — ■
Dark blue and primrose.

Sons of Rev. John Williams-Meyrick (formerly

Williams), Rector of Beaumaris, b. ; d. 1900 ; m.

1875, Clara Susanna, d. of Edmund Edward Meyrick,

Gentleman : —
Edmund Oswald Griffith Williams-Meyrick, Gentleman,
b. 1876 ; m. 1902, Gwendoline Kate, d. of William Arthur
Dew. Estates — Cefn Coch, Anglesey; The Hermitage,
Llandudno. Res. —
(?) Other sons.

MEYSEY-THOMPSON ( R. L. , 23 Dec. 1905). Quarterly,
1 and 4, per fesse argent and sable, a fesse counter-
embattled between three falcons counterchanged, belled
and jessed or (Thompson, granted 1559) ; 2 and 3,
argent, a fesse between three cinquefoils sable (Meysey).
Mantling sable and argent. Crests — 1. on a wreath of
the colours, an arm embowed in armour, quarterly or and
azure, the gauntlet proper, holding a truncheon of a
broken lance of the first (Thompson) ; 2. on a wreath of
the colours, a dragon's head couped at the neck, quarterly
or and azure. Motto — " Je veux de bon guerre."

Son of Richard Frederick Meysey-Thompson, Esq. ,

late Major the Rifle Brigade and Col. 4th Batt. West

Yorkshire Regt., b. 1847; d- 1926; m. 1879, Charlotte,

d. of Sir James Walker, 1st Bart. : —

Sir Algar de Clifford Charles Meysey-Thompson, 3rd Bart.

(U.K. 26 Mar. 1874), Capt. late 7th Rifle Bde. and R.F.A.,

M.A. (Camb. ), b. 1885. Res. — 9 Lower Grosvenor Place,

S.W.i. Clubs — Bachelors', Yorkshire.

Son of Albert Childers Meysey-Thompson, Esq., Q.C. ,

(third son of the 1st Bart. ),b. 1848; d. 1894; m. 1882,

Mabel Louisa, d. of Rev. the Hon. James Walter

Lascelles : —

Hubert Charles Meysey-Thompson, Esq., Capt. late

K.R.R.C, Barr.-at-Law, B.A. (Camb), b. 1883. Res.—

74 Oxford Terrace, W.

Yr. sons of Sir Harry Stephen Meysey-Thompson, 1st

Bart., b. 1809; d. 1874; m. 1843, Elizabeth Anne,

d. of Sir John Croft, 1st Bart. , Baron de Serra da

Estrella : —

Arthur Herbert Meysey-Thompson, Esq., J. P. W. R.

Yorks., late Lieut. Yorkshire Hussars, b. 1852; m. 1896,

Horatia Dorothy, d. of Sir Hedworth Williamson, 8th

Bart. ; and has issue — Guy Herbert Meysey-Thompson,

Esq., b. 1901 ; Sylvia Dorothy [m. 1921, Capt. Aubrey Leo

Kennedy, M.C., late Ycrks. L.I.]; and Diana Elizabeth.

Res. — Lastingham, York. Club — Bachelors'.

Ernest Claude Meysey-Thompson, Esq., Lt.-Col. R.F.A.,
M. P. for Handsworth Div. of co. Stafford 1906-22, late
Major Yorkshire Hussars Imp. Yeo. , J. P. West Riding,
Yorks. , b. 1859 ; m. 1894, Alice Jane Blanche, d. of Col.
John Joicey of Newton Hall, co. Northumberland, D.L. ,
late M.P. for N. Durham ; and has issue — Onslow Victor
Claud Meysey-Thompson, Esq., Lieut, (temp. Capt.)
R.F.A., served Great War, b. 1897 ; and Alice Hildegarde
Eva. Res. — Spellow Hill, Knaresborough. Clubs —
Bachelors', Carlton, Yorkshire.

Quarterly, 1 and 4, Meyrick as above ; 2 and 3, argent, a


MICHELL (H. Coll., 15 June 1922). Quarterly, 1
and 4, per chevron gules and sable, a chevron argent,
guttee-de-1'armes between three swans of the third, within
a bordure or (for Michell) ; 2 and 3, argent, a chevron
between two palmers' scrips in chief and an escallop
in base sable (for Palmer). Mantling gules and argent.
Crests — i- on a wreath of the colours, upon a mount vert,
a swan proper guttee-de-1'armes, and in the beak a trefoil
slipped azure (for Michell) ; 2, on a wreath of the colours,
in front of a dexter hand couped at the wrist proper,
grasping a palmer's staff, three escallops sable (for
Palmer). Mottoes— 1. (above Crest of Michell), " Utile




quod honestum"; 2. (above Crest of Palmer), "Palma

Son of Rev. Rodney Drake Palmer, B.A., b. 1891;
d. 1893; m. 2nd, 1872, Jane Young, d. of John
Michell.Esq., J. P., D.L. of Forcett Park, Yorks. :—
Charles Percy Rodney Michell (formerly Palmer), Gen-
tleman, b. 1877; m. 1904, Emily Constance, d. of
William Wybourne, of Patea, New Zealand, and has
issue — Charles William Pitt Michell, Gentleman, b. 1907 ;
John Percy Pitt Michell, Gentleman, <5. 1914; Constance
Sophia Winona. Seats — Forcett Park, Yorks. ; Miniota,
Manitoba. Clubs — Eccentric ; Manitoba.

MICHELL. Sable, three escallops in chevron argent,
between as many eagles' heads erased or, a bordure of the
last, charged with five torteaux and as many pheons gules

alternately. Mantling sable and argent. Crest— On a
wreath of the colours, a pegasus salient azure, mane and
tail or, resting its forefeet on an antique escutcheon sable,

charged with a pheon or. Motto— " Vouloirc'est pouvoir."
Livery — Dark green, red facings.

Sons of John Michell, Esq., formerly Consul-Gen. for
N., N.E., and Central Russia, b. 1836; d. 1921 ;
m. 1868, Louisa, d. of Richard Carey Dangar, of
St, Neots, Cornwall : —
Thomas Francis Tregoye Michell, Esq., Capt. R.N.,
6. 1872. Res. —

Robert Carminowe Michell, Esq., Envoy Extraordinary
and Min. Plen. to Bolivia, 1926; b. 1876; tn. 1st, 1903,
Ethel May (d. 1908), d. of Hon. Sir Lewis Michell, C. V.O. ;
2nd, 1916, Margarita, d. of Don Domingo Gana, late
Chilean Min. to the Court of St. James s, and has issue —
Eric Dangar Michell, Gentleman, b. 1908 ; John Frances
Michell, Gentleman, b. 1920; and Mary Evelyn. Res. —
British Legation, Las Paz, Bolivia. Clubs — Travellers'.
Henry Carhayes Michell, Gentleman, Lieut. 6th Regt.
Imperial Bushmen, b. 1877. Res. — Salisbury, Rhodesia.
Son of Robert Michell, Gentleman, F.I.R.G.S.,
F.R.G.S., b. 1837; m. 1881, Mary Kinnaird York:—
Robert Humphrey Killigrew Michell, Gentleman, I. 1881.

MIDDLEMORE (Vns. H. Coll. ) Quarterly, 1 and 4, per
chevron argent and sable, in chief two moorcocks proper
(Middlemore) ; 2. per pale dancettee or and azure (Edg-
baston) ; 3. sable, a hawk argent, belled or, between three
cinquefoils of the last (Hawkesley). Mantling sable and
argent. Crest— On a wreath of the colours, a moorcock
amidst grass and reeds proper. Motto — "Mon desire

Son of Sir John Throgmorton Middlemore, 1st Bart.,
M.P. for Birmingham (North Division) 1909-18, J. P.
for Birmingham and for Worcestershire, b. 1844 ; d.
1924; m. 1st, Marian, d. of Richard Bagnall, Esq.,
J. P. co. Worcester; 2nd, Mary, d. of Rev. Thomas
Price, Vicar of Selly Oak, Birmingham : —
Sir William Hawkeslow Middlemore, 2nd Bart. (27 May
1919), b. 1908. Res. — Woodside, Worcester.

MIDDLETON of Belsay Castle. Quarterly gules and
or, in the first quarter a cross flory argent. Mantling
gules and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a wild
man argent, holding in bend an oak-tree fructed proper.
Eld. son of Charles Atticus Monck, Esq., Cold-
stream Gds., b. 1805 ; d. 1856 ; m. 1835, Laura, d.
of Sir Matthew White Ridley, Bart. : —
Sir Arthur Edward Middleton, 7th Bart. (24 Oct.
1662), J. P. and (1884) High Sheriff Northumberland,
M.P. co. Durham 1874-86, b. 1838; resumed 1876 the
family name of Middleton in lieu of Monck ; m. 1871,
Lady Constance Harriet, d. of 2nd Earl Amherst ; and
has had issue — (1) Charles Arthur Middleton, Esq., b.
1873; (2) Hugh Jeffrey Middleton, Esq., Comdr.
R.N.V.R. (formerly R.N.), b. 1879; d. 1914 [m. Mary
Katharine, eld. d. of the late Rear-Admiral Samuel
Long ; and left issue :— John Arthur Tournay Middleton,
Esq., 2nd Lieut. Northumberland Hussars, b. 1906;
Stephen Hugh Middleton, Gentleman, b. 1909 ; Lawrence
Monck Middleton, Gentleman, b. 1912]; and Elinor
Isabel. Seat — Belsay Castle, Newcastle-upon-Tyne.

Son of Henry Nicholas Middleton, Esq., J. P., D.L.
Northumberland, J. P. co. Roxburgh, Lieut, (ret.)
Rifle Brigade (resumed, 1876, the family name of
Middleton in lieu of Monck), b. 1845; d. 1928;
m. 1872, Sophia Elizabeth, d. of SirWilliam Meredith,
Chief Justice of Quebec : —
Lambert William Middleton, Esq., J. P. Northumber-
land, b. 1877 ; m. 1922, Lady Sybil Grey, d. of 4th Earl
Grey, and has issue — Henry Lambert Middleton, Gentle-
man, b. 1923 ; and Mary Sybil. Res. — 20 Hyde Park
Street, W.

MIDDLETON (29 May 1818, H. Coll.). Ermine, fretty
sable, on a chief azure, an Eastern crown between two
tigers' faces or. Mantling sable and argent. Crest — On a
wreath of the colours, a garb or, fretty gules, between two
wings ermine, each charged with a cross pat^e azure.
Motto—" Allah Akber."

Son of Frank Middleton, Esq., Capt. Dorset Regt.,

b. 1877 ; killed in action in the Persian Gulf 17 Nov.

1914 ; m. 1908, Emily Fkrence, d. of late Maj. George

Bannister ; —
Hastings Frank Middleton, Gentleman, Lord of the
Manors of Bradford Peverell and Muckleford, b. 1910.
Seat — Bradford Peverell, Dorchester, Dorset.




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