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Thomas William Edwards. (Burke's Armoury.)

? Eldest s. of William Richards, of Cardiff, who m.
(1731) Jane, d. and h. of Thomas Edwards, of Llandaff.
(R. T. Clark, Genealogies of Glamorgan, p. 382.)

William Edwards. XIX th Cent. Arm. qting ? Hassall.
B. Edwards Junr. Early XIX th Cent. Arm. printed
on crimson paper.

Joshua Edwards Esq. / Toxteth Park, co. Lancaster.
XlXth Cent. Arm. with twenty-five coats, all
Welsh, named on two banners. Welsh mottoes.
The family coat Or on a pile az. 3 nags 9 heads erased
arg. ; a chevron counter changed was confirmed,
1825, to Joshua Edwards, of Manchester. (See
Papworth, p. 1024.)

22 Welsh Book- Plates


Joshua Edwards. XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp. Banks.
Welsh motto.
The same owner.

Samuel Edwards. Modern gothic Arm. Designed
and engraved by Harry Soane, of London. (Un-

Bryan Edwards. Crest.

? Sir Bryan Edwards ; b. 1 799 ; Chief Justice of Jamaica ;
knighted 1859.

[Edwards.] Jac. Arm. A remarkable coat (see
Burke's Armoury}. The names of " Geo. Edwards "
and "T. Edwards" and date " 1773" have been
added in writing.

Of Pentre, co. Montgomery and Cilcen, co. Flint. Thomas
Edwards was H. Sheriff co. Montgomery, 1746.

[Edwards.] Jac. Arm. Welsh motto.

Of Rhual, co. Flint. The heiress of Rhual m. (c. 1720)
Griffith, afterwards of Rhual.

[Edwards] Rhual. Jac. Arm. with Welsh motto.
The same plate with the place name added.

John Edwards. Chip Arm. (Reproduced in Ex
Libris Journal, xvi,, p. 78.)
Of Rhual, near Mold, co. Flint.

H. Holland Edwards. / Pennant Ereithlyn / North
Wales. Early XIX th Cent. Arm. Imp. Palmer.

Rev. Howell Holland Edwards, of Caerhwn, co. Carnarvon ;
matric. Ch. Ch., Oxford, 1782 ; rector of Pennant Eglwysfach
and Llanrwst, Denb., 1799; cursal canon of St Asaph and
prebendary of Westminster, etc. ; m. Caroline Palmer ; ob. 1 846.

E. Edwards. Festoon Arm. Imp. ? Welsh motto.

John Edwards. Wreath and Ribbon Arm. Imp.

Welsh Book-Plates 23


The Rev. John Edwardes / Gileston Manor, co.
Glamorgan. XlXth Cent. Arm.

Youngest s. of David Edwards, of Rhydygors, co. Car-
marthen ; b. 1765; m. (1799) Margaret, d. and h. of Rev.
William Willis, of Gileston Manor; ob. 1847. His d.,
Elizabeth Edwards, m. (1822) John Johnes, of Dolaucothi,
co. Carmarthen.

Wm. Edwards. XlXth Cent. Arm.
Henry Hope Edwards. XlXth Cent. Seal Arm.
Welsh motto.

loth Baronet ; b. 1829 ; succ. to title, 1841 ; claims descent
from Tudor Trevor.

Sir Henry Hope Edwards. Seal Arm.

Another plate of the same owner.

The Eevd. St Leger Frederick Hope Edwardes /of
Netley in the county of Salop / 1889. Modern Jac.
Arm. Imp. Eradney. Welsh motto.

Eldest s. of T. H. Hope Edwardes, of Netley; b. 1839;
m. Alice, d. of Rev. J. C. Bradney, of Bradney, Somerset.

Edwards. XlXth Cent. Arm. Welsh motto.
Edwards. XIX th Cent. Arm.

A very similar plate printed on blue paper.

Willm. Embury Edwards. Wreath with crest.

Crest of Edwards of Prestbury, Glos.

Tenison Edwards / Inner Temple. Two crests with
Welsh motto.

6th s. of James Edwards, of Friars' Hill, co. Wicklow ;
b. 1815; matric. Trinity College, Dublin; m. Mary Osborne
Flower; author of Shall ive Register Title? (Foster's Men-at-

J. Edwards. Crest. Celtic motto.
Charles Edwards. Modern Arm. Signed " Jarrett,
London," with Tate on an esc. of pre.

Of Dolserau, Dolgelly ; b. 1825 ; M.P. for Windsor, 1866-
1 868 ; m. Mary Elizabeth, d. and h. of William Tate.

Charles D. Edwards. Modern Pict. Signed " Jessie
M. Kitson."

24 Welsh Book-Plates


Ellis. Jac. Arm. A good example of "canting"

Brabazon Ellis Esqr. Wreath and Ribbon Arm.

Of Wyddial Hall, Herts. (Hazlitt's Roll of Honour,
p. 69.)

John Ellis Esqr. Medallion Arm. c. 1800. Signed
" Neale sculpt."

Of Hurlingham, Middlesex ; m. (1795) Antoinette Parker.
Elder brother of Charles Rose Ellis, 1st Baron Seaford
(see Peerage : Howard de Waldcn}* This family, long resident
in Jamaica, claims descent from ancient Welsh stock.

The Honble George Welbore Ellis. Early XlXth
Cent. Arm. qting Agar.

S. of 2nd Viscount Clifden ; cr. Baron Dover, 1831 ; m.
Georgina Howard ; ob. v.p. 1833.

Samuel Helbert Israel Ellis. XIX th Cent. Arm.

Evance. Early XlXth Cent. Arm. qting Evans of

Described as " of London."
Evance. XlXth Cent. Arm. The same coat and

crest. Note the punning Latin motto.

John Evans Lord Bishop / of Bangor. Early Jac.
Arm. The arms of the see imp. Evans qting?
Bordon and with Haddon on an esc. of pre. (sic)
(Reproduced on the front cover of the Ex Libris
Journal). C. 1702.

Rector of Llanelhaiarn, co. Carnarvon ; consecrated to
Bangor 1701 ; translated to Meath 1715 ; ob. unm. 1724.
(D.N.B. Williams' Eminent Welshmen, p. 152, etc.)

[Evans.] Chip. Arm. Below is written "The Gift
of the Rt. Honble. Lord Carbery." Two coats :
Evans qting Stafford, and Evans imp. Fitzivilliam.
The plate has evidently been cut down.

George Evans, 2nd Lord Carbery; m. (1732), Frances, d.
of 5th Viscount Fitzwilliam (ext.) ; ob. 1759.

Welsh Book- Plates 25

EVANS continued.

[Evans.] Chip. Arm. Imp. Noel. C. 1760.

George Evans, 3rd Lord Carbery ; m. (1760) (i) Juliana,
d. of Baptist Noel, 4th Earl of Gainsborough, and (2) (1762)
Elizabeth Horton, of Catton Hall, co. Derby; ob. 1783.

Thomas Evans / Knightsbridge. Festoon Arm.
Revd. Henry Evans. Arm. c. 1820.

? Henry Evans, s. of John Evans, of Huntington, co. Here-
ford, arm. ; matric. Worcester College, Oxford, 1 806 ; of The
Byletts, co. Hereford.

G. W. Evans. XlXth Cent. "Aerial" Arm.
Alfred Evans. XlXth Cent. Arm.
J. Oarbery Evans. XlXth Cent. Arm.

Of Hatley Park, Cambs. ; eldest s. of Robert Evans of
Fatherwell Hall, Kent; b. 1835; m. (i) Alice H. Smith;
(2) Alice Mary Pitman.

Thomas Evans Esq. / Hereford and Sufton Park co.
Hereford. XIX th Cent. Arm. with Rogers on an
esc. of pre.

Eldest s. of Thomas Evans of Hereford (by his wife, Mary
F.Watkins); b. 1804; m. (i) Mary, only child and h. of John
Rogers, of Hereford ; ( 2 ) Harriet Webb.

E. Vincent Evans. Modern Arm. Welsh motto.

Sir Evan Vincent Evans, s. of Lewis Evans, of Tynllyn,
co. Merioneth ; knighted 1909 ; Hon. Sec. of the Hon.
Society of Cymmodorion of London, etc. ; H. Sheriff co.
Merioneth, 1919.

Sir Samuel Thomas Evans. Modern Arm.

Only s. of John Evans, of Skewen, co. Glamorgan ;
b. 1859; M. P. for Mid-Glamorgan, 1890-1910; President of
the Probate, Divorce and Admiralty Court 1910; knighted
1908; m. (i) Rachel Thomas; (2) Blanche Rule; ob. 1918.

John Bagnall Evans. Crest with Welsh motto.

S. of Rev. William Evans, Vicar of Rhayader ; b. 1837 ;
M.A. Jesus College, Oxford ; m. Eliza Maria Sterling ;
member of the South Wales Circuit ; of Nantyreglwys,
Whitland, co. Carmarthen.

26 Wdsh Book-Plates

EVANS continued.

John Evans. Crest with Welsh motto.

Charles Evans. Festoon Arm.

Evans. XlXth Cent. Arm. Welsh motto.

F. A. Foley Evans. Mod. Pict. Dante reading at
a desk. Signed "R. J. W." (at back) "By R. J.
Williams of 192 Newport Road, Cardiff."

Joseph Evans, Esq. / Hurst House, Prescott. Modern
Arm. Welsh motto.

On the plate it is stated that the owner is J.P. and D.L. for
co. Denbigh.

E. Libris Johannis Evans, D.C.L., LL.D., S.R.S.

Modern Arm. with Order.

Sir John Evans, K.C.B., s. of the Rev. Arthur B.
Evans, D.D. ; b. 1823; eminent man of science and learning.
(Kelly's Directory, 1905.) (Reproduced in Castle's English
Book- Plates, p. 183.)

Arthur Ernest Evans, Bronwylfa, Denbighshire.
Modern Landscape and Arm., signed "Hamel
Lister, 1890."

5th s. of Edward Evans, of Bronwylfa ; b. 1866 ; m. Agnes
Stanley; H. Sheriff, 1914.

Thomas William Evans. Early XlXth Cent. Arm.
Imp. Gisborne.

Of Allstree Hall, co. Derby, M.P. ; m. (1820) Mary
Gisborne, of Yoxall Lodge, co. Durham.

Revd. J. H. Evans. Pict. c. 1830, with books, lyre,
roses, etc. A charming little plate, but unsigned.
?John Harrison Evans, B.A., of St John's College,
Cambridge, 1828; M.A., 1831.

Thomas Evans, M.D. Landscape c. 1830, with a view
of Henllan on the River Teifi. (Not in Franks.)

Hugh Evans / Landilo. Label with wreath, c. 1780.

Welsh Book-Plates 27

EVANS continued.

T. S. Evans / Mathematical Master, Christ's Hospital.
The " Pythagoras " proposition of the First Book
of Euclid. Unique as a book-plate. C. 1812.

Thomas Simpson Evans, b. 1777 ; eldest s. of Rev. Lewis
Evans (1755-1827), of Bassaleg, South Wales (D.N.B.) ;
eminent as a mathematician; m. (1797) Deborah Mascall ;
father of Rev. Th. Simpson Evans, vicar of St Leonard's,
Shoreditch; ob. 1816. (D.N.B.}

David Evans / Vicar of Ruyton. Label.

The parish of Ruyton, otherwise * Ruyton-xi-Towns," is
near Baschurch, Salop.

Rev. George Eyre Evans. Modern book-pile, with
pedigree and date 1893.

Of Ty Tringad, Aberystwyth ; author of Cardiganshire :
Its Antiquities, and many other works.

Owen Evans. Crest.

Edward Charles Evans. Crest with Welsh motto.
[Evans.] Crest. In writing "Thomas Evans."
Signed " Dolby Engraver, 56 Regent St."


Charles Evanson, M.A. XlXth Cent. Arm. Signed
"W. Lander sc. Bristol."

Eldest s. of Rev. William Allen Evanson, of Cork ; matric.
St Edmund's Hall, Oxford, 1830; vicar of St Andrew's,
Montpellier, near Bristol; ob. 1874.

Frederick Macdonnell Evanson. XIX th Cent. Arm.
Signed " W. Lander sc. Bristol." Same plate with
altered name.

A brother of the above. Another brother, the Rev. Richard
Macdonnell Evanson, was rector of Llansoy, co. Monmouth.


James Fenton. Chip. Arm.

Of the family of Fenton, of Underbank, Yorks.

28 Welsh Book-Plates

FENTON continued.

Richard Fenton. Chip. Arm.

S. of William Fenton, of Underbank, Yorks ; b. 1698 ; m.
Anne Brooke ; Clerk of the Peace to the West Riding ;
ob. 1778.

Fenton. Spade Arm. c. 1800. Welsh motto. A
very frequent plate.

Richard Fenton, barrister and antiquary, author of An
Historical Tour through Pembrokeshire, etc.; b. 1746; s. of
Richard Fenton; m. Eloise Fillet; ob. 1821. (See Intro-
duction by John Fisher, B.D., to Fenton's Tour in Wales,
published by the Arch. Cam. Assoc., 1917.)

Fenton. Spade Arm. Welsh motto.

Of later date and on tinted paper. Probably used by one of
Richard Fenton's sons.


[Fermor.] The Right Honble. Thomas Earl of
Pomfret. Jac. Arm. Two shields, Fermor with
Jeffreys on an esc. of pre. ; and Jeffreys qting
Herbert, Parr and de Vere. Welsh motto.

Thomas Fermor, 1st Earl Pomfret; m. (1720) Henrietta
Louisa, sole h. of John 2nd Lord Jeffreys of Wem, and gdau.
of Judge Jeffreys, 1st Lord Jeffreys of Wem ; ob. 1753.

[Fermor.] Henrietta Louisa Countess of Pomfret / one
of the Ladies of ye Bed Chamber / to Her Majesty.
/ 1733. Jac. Arm. with Jeffreys on an esc. of pre.
and also impaled.

" Her Majesty " was Caroline of Anspach, Queen Consort
of George II., who died 1737.

[Fermor.] The Right Honble. Henrietta Countess of
/ Pomfret, Lady of the Bed Chamber to the Queen.
Jac. Arm. Two shields, Fermor with Jeffreys on
an esc. of pre. ; and Jeffreys qting Herbert, Parr
and de Vere. Welsh motto.
(Reproduced in Labouchere, p. 57.)

Welsh Book-Plates 29

FERMOR continued.

[Fermor.] The Rt. Honble. Henrietta Louisa Jeffreys,
Countess of Pomfret / Lady of the Bed-chamber to
Queen Caroline. Chip. Arm. An oblong plate of
the most elaborate type. (Reproduced as Frontis-
piece to N. Labouchere's Ladles' Book-Plates^
Fermor imp. Jeffreys, and also with Jeffreys on an
esc. of pre. Welsh motto. Signed "S. W.
Invt." By Samuel Wale, R.A.
(See also Labouchere, pp. 57, 58.)


Sr. Martin Browne Ffolkes, Bart. Festoon Arm.
with Turner on an esc. of pre.

Martin Browne Ffolkes, F.R.S., cr. a Baronet, 1774;
m, Fanny, co-h. of Sir John Turner, Bart, (ext.) ; ob. 1821.

Sir William Browne Ffolkes. Early XlXth Cent.
Arm. with thirty coats, several being Welsh.

B. 1786; eldest s. and h. of Sir M. B. Ffolkes; succ. as
2nd Bart., 1821 ; m. (1818) Charlotte Philippa Browne, sister
of ist Lord Oranmore.


Charles Home Lloyd Fitz Williams of Cilgwyn. Modern
gothic Arm.

Only s. of E. C. L. Fitzwilliams, of Adpar, co. Cardigan ;
b. 1843 ; m. Margaret Crawford; H. Sheriff, 1884.


[Forestier- Walker.] Modern Portrait, with coat-of-
arms below.

Clarence Francis, 3rd s. of Sir George Forestier-Walker,
Bart., of Castleton, Newport, Mon. ; b. 1857; m. Blanche,
d. of G. T. Clarke, of Talygarn, Glam. ; ob. s.p. 190 .


Arthur Charles / Fox-Davies. Modern Arm. with
Welsh motto.

30 Welsh Book-Plates


J. D. F.[rancis.] Arm. with cipher and garter.
Written at back : " Swansea Public Library, Refer-
ence Department, J. Deffett Francis Bequest,
about 6000 vols. and pamphlets."


John Rowden Freme. XlXth Cent. Arm.

Eldest s. of William Purser Freme, of Wepre Hall, co.
Flint; b. 1821 ; M.A. Trinity College, Cambridge.

" The Freme family was settled at Lypiate, Glos., temp.
Edward III."


Rev. James Ashe Gabb / Shire Newton, co. Monmouth.
XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp. Secretan

S. of James Gabb, of Abergavenny ; matr'ic. Jesus College,
Oxford, 1799 ; rector of Shire Newton, 1816 ; m. Mary Anne
Secretan, of Arcadia House, co. Monmouth ; ob. 1 844.


[Garnons.] Spade Arm. c. 1790. Signed " J. Stuart."

Richard Garnons, of Colommendy, co. Denbigh ; H.
Sheriff co. Flint, 1804, and co. Carnarvon, 1805. (See note
in Burke's drmoury.)


Fredk. D. George. XlXth Cent. Arm. with Order
and Medal for "Meeanee and Hydrabad, 1843."

Henry George. Modern Seal Arm.


Davies Gilbert / of Tredrea, Cornwall and East Bourn,
Sussex. XlXth Cent. Arm. with Gilbert on an esc.
of pre. Welsh motto.

Davies Giddy, M.P., F.S.A., only s. of Rev. Edward
Giddy; b. 1767; m. (1808) Anne, d. and h. of Thomas
Gilbert ; assumed name of Gilbert ; ob. 1 840.

Welsh Book- Plates 31


Colonel Thomas Glyn. Wreath Arm. Imp. Holling-
berry. (Reproduced in Ex Libris Soc. Journal,
xv., p. 86.)

B. 1756; brother of Sir Richard Carr Glyn, ist Bart., of
Ewell, Surrey ; m. Henrietta Hollingberry, d. of Archdeacon
Hollingberry, of Chichester.

T. Clayton Glyn. Early XlXth Cent. Arm.

Rev. Thomas Clayton Glyn, eldest s. of Colonel Thomas
Glyn; b. 1790; matr'ic. Ch. Ch., Oxford, 1818; m. Jemima
J. Hammond, .of St Alban's Court, Kent; of Durrington
House, Essex; ob. 1860.


Edward Goulburn Esqr. Early XlXth Cent. Arm.
Imp. De Visme.

2nd s. of Munbee Goulburn, of London and Jamaica ;
b. 1787; m. (i) Harriet de Visme; (2) Honble. Esther
Chetwynd ; (3) Hon. Catherine Montagu ; held the last Assizes
of the Great Sessions of Wales at Carmarthen, 4th Sept. 1830 ;
ob. 1868.

Father of Dean Goulburn, of Norwich.


Abel Anthony Gower. Early XlXth Cent. Arm.
qting Stedman and Lewes.

2nd s. of Abel Gower, of Castle Malgwyn, Glandovan,
Pontfaen and Clynderwen, co. Pembroke ; younger brother of
Admiral Sir Erasmus Gower ; ob. unm. 1837.


H. Grant /The Gnoll. XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp.

Henry John Grant, b. 1780; s. of Henry Grant, of The
Gnoll (by Alicia Camac, his wife) ; m. (1822) Mary, d. of
Gen. George Warde, of Squerries, Kent : H. Sheriff co.
Glamorgan, 1834.


M. Griffith, M.D. Chip. Pict. and Arm.

? Moses Griffith, M.D., s. of Edward Griffith; b. 1724;
at St John's College, Cambridge ; of Lapidon, Salop ; ob. unm.
1785. (D.N.B. Reproduced in Ex Libris Journal, xi.,
p. 87.)

32 W^elsh Book-Plates

GRIFFITH continued.

Hugh Griffith/ of /Brynodol Esqr. Chip. Arm.
qting (?) Wynne.

H. Sheriff co. Carnarvon, 1777. (Hazlitt's Roll of Honour,
P- 93-)

Mid. Griffith. Chip. Arm. Coat of Griffith of
Penrhyn, co. Carnarvon.

Murhall Griffith. Festoon Arm. with (?) Harris on
an esc. of pre. Signed " Stuart, Chester," c. 1780.
A large, handsome plate, but none of the qtings identified.

Murhall Griffith. Festoon Arm. The same design
but on a smaller scale. Signed " Stuart, Chester."

Griffith. Spade Arm. c. 1790. Apparently a
member of the same family.

Thomas Murrall Griffiths (V), of Wrexham, wasH. Sheriff
co. Denbigh, 1813.

[Griffith] Bodegroes. XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp.
White. Welsh motto.

William Glynne Griffith, s. of William Griffith, of Rhosfawr
and Bodegroes ; m. Catherine L. White, of Jamaica; H.
Sheriff co. Carnarvon, 1827. (Nicholas, i., p. 43.)

Nehemiah Griffith. Jac. Arm. A reprint. The coat
is that of Edwards of Rhual (vide supra).

(See note in Nicholas, i., p. 453, on this Nehemiah Griffith.)

Reverend 0. H. Griffith. XIX th Cent. Arm. Imp.
Wegg. With Welsh rebus for a motto.

J. H. Griffiths. Wreath and Ribbon Arm. Coat of
Griffith of Burton Agnes, Yorks, Baronet (ext.
1656), descended from ancient Welsh stock.
(See Burke's Landed Gentry, edition of 1849,
vol. i., p. 738.)

Book-Plates 33

GRIFFITH continued.

John Griffith. XlXth Cent. Arm., qting Sandham.

S. of Thomas Griffith, of Llwynduris, co. Cardigan (by
Elizabeth Sandham, his wife) ; b. 1795 ; m. Elizabeth Brown ;
ob. s.p. 1873.

Charles Marshall Griffith, M.A. XIX th Cent. Arm.,
qting Sandham.

S. of Rev. Charles Griffith, of Llwynduris, co. Cardigan ;
b. 1830; m. (1858) Sarah-Anna Ingram, of Steyning, Sussex;
Q.C. and Bencher of the Inner Temple ; chairman of Cardigan-
shire Quarter Sessions, etc.

Henry Thomas Griffith, B. A. / Smallburgh Rectory,
Norwich. XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp. Jackman.
Welsh motto.

Only s. of Rev. Thomas Griffith, of Bispham, Berks ; matric.
at Pembroke College, Oxford, 1 846 ; rector of Smallborough,

Lewis Griffiths / Marie Hill. Crest.

Of Marie Hill, Cheltenham ; m. Catherine Ferryman ; ob.
1869 ; father of George Summers Griffiths, of Marie Hill,

0. Egburth Griffiths. Crest with Welsh motto.
Thomas Taylor Griffith. Crest.

Captn. W. S. Griffiths. Crest with punning Welsh


Sr. Robert Grovenor of /Eaton Hall in the county
palatine of Chester / of Snell Court in the county
of Somerset / of Halkin Hall in the county of Flint /
and of Hillbank Westminster in the county of
Middlesex / Bart. Early Chip. Arm. Imp. War re.

6th Bart. ; M.P. for Chester ; m. Jane, d. and h. of Thomas
Warre ; ob. 1755. Father of ist Earl Grosvenor, and ancestor
of i st Duke of Westminster.

34 Welsh Book-Plates


Augustus Guest, LL.D., P.S.A. XlXth Cent. Arm.

Elected Fellow of Society of Antiquaries, 1850 ; ob. 1866.

Merthyr Guest. XlXth Cent. Chip. Arm. Imp.
Grosvenor. Printed in red.

Thomas Merthyr Guest, 2nd s. of Sir John Josiah Guest, of
Dowlais (by Lady Charlotte Bertie, his wife, translator of the
Mabinogion, etc.) ; b. 1838 ; m. Theodora, d. of 2nd Marquis
of Westminster ; younger brother of ist Lord Wimborne.


[Gulston.] Jac. Arm. with "Joseph Gulston, 1766,"
in writing.

Three states of this plate.
Joseph Gulston, M.P. for Poole ; ob. 1766.
Used by his s. Joseph Gulston, of Derwydd Court, co.
Carmarthen. (See West Wales Trans., vol. iv., p. 185.)

Elize Gulston. Chip. Arm., a lozenge.

(Reproduced in Castle's English Book- Plates, p. 99.)
D. of Joseph Gulston, of Derwydd (by his wife, Elizabeth
Bridgetta Stepney, of Llanelly) ; b. 1769; ob. mm. 1857.


John Gwyer. XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp. (?) Keate.
Signed "Burnell sc."

(See Alum. Oxon, p. 579.)


Francis Gwyn of Lansanor in the county of/ Glam-
organ and of Ford Abby in the county / of Devon
Esqr. 1698. Early Jac. Arm. Dated, with
eleven coats and with Prideaux-Fraunceis on an
esc. of pre.

S. of Edward Gwyn, of Llansannor (by Eleanor Popham,
his wife); m. (1690) Margaret, d. and co-h. of Edmund
Prideaux, of Ford Abbey, Devon (by Amy Fraunceis, his wife) ;
M.P. for Cardiff, 1685-1688 ; Clerk of the Council, 1684.


Welsh Book-Plates 35

GWYN continued.

Francis Gwyn of Lansanor in the county / of Glam-
organ, and of Ford- Abby in the / county of Devon
Esqr. 1698. Early Jac. Arm. Dated. Small
size, with the coat of Gwyn only and Prideaux-
Fraunceis on an esc. of pre. (Reproduced in
Castle's English Book- Plates, p. 58.)


Nevill and Maud/Gwynn. Modern gothic Arm.
Imp. Savi/e. Welsh motto. Dated 1906.
Signed "E. A. G."

E. M. G. Crest with cipher, c. 1790.

T. B. G. Crest and cipher with a bordure.


Howell Gwynne Esq. / Garth. Chip. Arm. Signed
" 1742, Skinr sculpt."

Unknown to Fincham and Hamilton and extremely rare.
(Not in Franks Coll.)

Howell Gwynne, of Brynioiau ; m. Mary, d. and h. of
Judge Marmaduke Gwynne, of Garth (ob. 1712), "by which
event two estates were united." (T. Jones, History of
Brecknockshire, pp. 297-298.)

H. L. E. G.[wynne.] Crest.

Captain Henry Lewis Edwardes Gwynne, 62nd Regt., of
Glanlery, co. Cardigan ; 2nd s. of David John Edwardes, of
Rhydygors, co. Carmarthen ; assumed name of Gwynne ;
H. Sheriff co. Cardigan, 1832; ob. 1866.

GWYDYR, see Burrell.


Sr. Thomas Hanmer of Hanmer/in Oom. Flint,
Baronet, 1707. Early Jac. Arm. Dated. Large
size, with fifteen coats and with Bennet, Countess
of Arlington, on an esc. of pre.

B. 1676; 4th Bart, of Hanmer; m. (i) Lady Isabella
Bennet, Countess of Arlington and widow of Duke of Grafton ;
and (2) Elizabeth Ffolkes ; M.P. for Flint; ob. 1746.

36 Welsh Book-Plates

HANMEE continued.

Sr. Thomas Hanmer of Hanmer in Com. Flint
Baronet, 1707. Early Jac. Arm. Dated. Small
size. Four coats, with Bennet on an esc. of pre.
The same owner.

Col. William Hanmer. / 1739. Jac. Arm. Dated.

William Hanmer, of Fenns ; cousin and heir-male of Sir
Thomas Hanmer, of Hanmer, co. Flint, 4th and last Bart.,
who died 1746; cousin of Sir Walden Hanmer, 1st Bart, of
second creation. " The smaller plate of Sir Thomas Hanmer

[Hanmer.] XlXth Cent. Arm. with eight coats. In
writing "C. J. Hanmer, Shrewsbury." Signed
" F. Lewis, Salop." " The only known plate by
this engraver."

L. W. Hanmer. XlXth Cent. Arm.
Calvert Hanmer. Modern Arm.

? Rev. Edward Calvert Hanmer, 4th s. of Llewelyn Hanmer,
Gent., of Manchester ; matric. Queen's College, Oxford, 1869 ;
M.A., 1876.

Latham Hanmer / Liverpool. Label with modern
Chip, border.


Edward Harries. Chip. Arm., qting Dovey, of
Farmcot, Salop.

The Rev. Edward Harries, of Cruckton, Salop ; m. (1771)
Lucia Blithe, of Broseley Hall, Salop ; ob. 1812.

Edward Harries, A.M. The same plate with the
additional letters.

Lucia Harries. Festoon Arm. Imp. Blithe.

D. of Francis Turner Blithe, and widow of the Rev. E.

Francis Blithe Harries. Early XIX th Cent., qting
Blithe and imp. Jenkins.

2nd s. of Rev. Edward Harries of Cruckton (and of Lucia
Blithe, his wife); b. 1776; m. Emma Jenkins, of Charlton
Hall, Salop; ob. 1848.

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Or. Harris Esqr. / Haine. Chip. Arm. with Cornish

Christopher Harris, of Haine, Devon. His gds., Christopher
Harris, of Haine, m. (1825) Louise Eleanore Watkins, of
Penoyre, co. Brecknock, gdau. to Richard Vaughan, of Golden
Grove, co. Carmarthen.


Henry Montonnier Hawkins./ Tredunnock, Monmouth-
shire. XlXth Cent, gothic Arm. with twenty-four
coats and five crests. Signed "W. West, sculpt.
Margaret St."

S. of Anthony Montonnier Hawkins, of The Gaer, Newport
(by his first wife, Jane Nicholl, of Tredunnock) ; t. 1805 ; m.
(i) Jane Fenwick, and (2) Lucy Lambe; ob. 1871.


William Scott / Hazelwood / Cardiff. Modern Pict.,
with design of books, thistles and leeks. Welsh
motto. Signed " J. S."


Isaac Heaton. Chip. Arm., qting (?) More.

[Heaton.] Pla"s Heaton. Early XlXth Cent. Arm.

John Heaton, of Plas Heaton, co. Denbigh ; H. Sheriff,
1837; m. (i) Elizabeth Jones, of Cefn Coch, and (2) Anne
Eliza Henniker; ob. 1855.

William H. Heaton, / Bryn Issa. Crest.

4-th 8. of the above John Heaton, of Plas Heaton (by his
2nd wife, Anne Eliza, d. of 3rd Lord Henniker) ; b. 1835 ; m.
(1860) Henrietta Anderson.


G. E. H.[enfrey.] Modern Pict.

Eminent engineer ; died at Tregeyb, Llandilo, 1916. (See
Welsh Outlook, September, 1916.)

38 Welsh Book-Plates


Herbert Earl of Pembroke / and Montgomery, Baron
Herbert. Jac. Arm.

Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl, K.G., Lord President of the
Council ; Lord High Admiral of England and Ireland ; ob.

Donum Honoratissimi Dni. / Thomae Com. de Pem-
broke et / Montgomery &c. &c. Classis / Britan.
et Hibern : Summi Praefecti &c. &c. Jac. Arm.
Signed "S. Gribelin." (Simon Gribelin of Blois,
1661-1733.) Not mentioned by Fincham. (Re-
produced with note in Ex Libris Journal^ xv.,

P . 6 S .)

A gift plate of the above.

The Rt. Honble. Mary / Countess of Pembroke. Jac.

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