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Arm. Imp. Howe.

Mary Howe, sister of Scrope, Viscount Howe, 3rd wife
and widow of Thomas Herbert, 8th Earl of Pembroke.

Herbert Marquess of Powis / Viscount Montgomery
&c. Jac. Arm.

S. and h. of William Herbert, ist Marquis of Powis, who
died in exile at St Germains, 1696. The 2nd Marquis was
restored to his father's forfeited dignities in 1722 ; ob. 1745 ;
his son William succeeded as 3rd and last Marquis of Powis.

Edward / Earl of Powis. Arm. c. 1 800, with Herbert
on an esc. of pre.

Edward Clive, 2nd Lord Clive and ist Earl Powis; b.
1754; m. Lady Henrietta Antonia Herbert, sister and h. of
last Earl of Powis; ob. 1839.

Edward Herbert / Earl of Powis. XlXth Cent. Arm.
Imp. Graham.

2nd Earl of Powis, of the new creation ; s. of the above ; b.
1785 ; m. (1818) Lady Lucy Graham, 3rd d. of 3rd Duke of
Montrose ; ob. 1 848.

Edward Herbert / Earl of Powis. XlXth Cent. Arm.
Two shields, that of Herbert surrounded by the
Garter, and the other Herbert imp. Graham.
The same, now K.G.

Welsh Book-Plates 39

HERBERT continued.

H. A. Powis. Label with Earl's coronet.

Henrietta Antonia Herbert, widow of Edward Clive, ist
Earl of Powis, and sister of last Earl of Powis (Herbert).

Wm. Herbert. Chip. Arm.

Possibly the Hon. William Herbert, Major- General in the
army, 5th s. of Thomas, 8th Earl of Pembroke ; m. Catherine
Elizabeth Tewes ; father of ist Earl of Carnarvon ; ob. 1756.

Wm. Herbert. Chip. Arm. The same plate.
"Comte de Pembroke" added in writing. The
coat, crest and motto are those of Herbert, Earl
of Pembroke.

[Herbert.] Chip. Arm. and Pict. (Reproduced
in Ex Libris Journal.}

James Herbert Esqr. / of Tythorpe / in the county of
Oxford. Chip. Arm.

Eldest s. of James Herbert, of Tythorpe, Oxon, and
Kingsey, Bucks ; gt,-gds. of Hon. James Herbert, 6th s. of
Philip, 4th Earl of Pembroke; ob. 1749. (G. T. Clark,
Genealogies of Glamorgan, p. 285.)

Joseph Herbert. Spade Arm. c. 1800.

Samuel Herbert. Spade Arm. c. 1800. Arms of
Herbert within a bordure comparing erm. and ermines ;
on a canton or a saltire gu.

Herbert. Spade Arm. c. 1800, with two crests and
Welsh motto. Probably a Herbert of Muckross
or Cahirnane.

Captn. Thos. Herbert / Royal Navy. Crest with
Welsh motto.

Admiral Sir Thomas Herbert, K.C.B., 2nd s. of Richard
Townsend Herbert, of Cahirnane, co. Kerry (by Jane Stoughton,
his 2nd wife) ; b. 1793 ; Lord of the Admiralty, 1852 ; M.P.
for Dartmouth ; H. Sheriff co. Kerry, 1829.

Captain Herbert / Royal Navy. XIX th Cent. Arm.
with Welsh motto. A later plate of the same

40 Welsh Book-Plates

HERBERT continued.

Sir Thomas Herbert. XlXth Cent. Arm. with two
crests, Welsh motto and Order of the Bath. A
later plate of the same owner.

Sidney Herbert. XlXth Cent. Arm.

The celebrated Secretary of State for War during the
Crimean War. Half-brother to Robert Henry, 1 2th Earl of
Pembroke, and father of I3th Earl. B. 1810; cr. Baron
Herbert of Lea ; ob. 1861.

Henry Arthur Herbert. XlXth Cent. Arm. with
Welsh motto.

Of Muckross Abbey, co. Kerry; eldest s. of Rt. Hon.
Henry Herbert of Muckross, M.P. ; b. 1810 ; m. Emily, d. of
2nd Baron Keane ; M.P. for co. Kerry, 1866-1868.

William G. Herbert. Crest.

Constance Herbert. Cipher. Mod. Floral. Signed
C. W. Sherborne, R. E."

Beatrix [Herbert] Pembroke. Mod. Pict. in umber
tints. Signed "W. Charning"?

D. of Earl of Durham; m. i4th Earl of Pembroke, 1877.

Beatrix [Herbert] Pembroke. Cherub with earl's
coronet, etc. Signed "W."

Robert George Wyndham Herbert, Ickleton. Modern
gothic Arm.

Sir R. G. W. Herbert, of Ickleton ; only s. of Hon.
Algernon Herbert, and gds. of ist Earl of Carnarvon;
G.C.B. ; Under-Sec, of State for Colonies, etc. ; b. 1831.

Joannes Herbert /De Llanarth. Modern Arm. Jac.
design on scarlet ground. Welsh motto.

John Arthur Edward Herbert, eldest s. of John Jones, of
Llanarth, co. Monmouth ; m. (1846) Augusta C. E., d. and
h. of ist Baron Llanover (ext.) ; H. Sheriff, 1858; assumed
by royal sign-manual the name of Herbert, 1848 ; ob. 1895.

John Herbert of Llanarth. XlXth Cent. Seal Arm.
on scarlet ground.
The same owner.

Welsh Book-Plates 41

HERBERT continued.

[Herbert] Llanarth. Modern Seal Arm., with Welsh

The same owner.

Victoria Alexandrina Mary Cecil Herbert. Modern
Pict., signed "K. G." By Kate Greenaway, a
characteristic example of her art.
3rd d. of 4th Earl of Carnarvon.


Robert Hesketh / Gwrych. Spade Arm. c. 1800,
with Lloyd on an esc. of pre.

Robert Bamford Hesketh, of Upton, Cheshire; m. (1785)
Frances Lloyd, h. of Gwrych Castle, co. Denbigh ; H.
Sheriff, 1797; ob. 1816.

Lloyd Hesketh / Bamford Hesketh / Gwrych Castle.
XIX th Cent. Arm. Imp. Lygon.

Son of the above, b. 1788 ; m. Lady Emily Lygon, d. of
Earl Beauchamp ; H. Sheriff co. Denbigh, 1828.


J. H.pll.] Festoon Crest.

John Hill, eldest s. of 3rd Bart, of Hawkstone, who died
vivo patrc, 1814; m. (1795) Eliz. R.Cornish.

J. H.[ill.] Festoon Arm., a lozenge.

Apparently the plate of Mrs John Hill, born Elizabeth
Rhodes, d. of Philip Cornish. She married (1795) John Hill,
eldest s. of Sir John Hill, and was mother of Sir Rowland Hill,
4th Bart, and 2nd Viscount Hill.

[Hill.] Arm., a lozenge, Hill imp. Cornish.

Another plate of Mrs John Hill.

[Hill.] Early XlXth Cent. Arm. with C/egg on an
esc. of pre.

Sir Rowland Hill, of Hawkstone, Salop, b. 1 800 ; succ. his
gdfather as 4th Bart., 1824, and his uncle as 2nd Viscount Hill,
1842 ; m. (1831) Anne, d. and h. of Joseph Clegg, of Peplow
Hall, Salop.

42 Welsh Book-Plates

HILL continued.

Sir Rowland Hill, Bart. / Hawkstone. XlXth Cent.
Arm. with Ctegg on an esc. of pre. Signed
"C. Vaughan, 32 Strand."
The same owner.


John Holcombe / New Cross, 1799. Festoon Arm.



John Homfray / 1768. Arm. Dated. Imp. Parr,
with thirty-two coats. Note the punning French

John Homfray, of All Saints', Derby ; 2nd son of Francis
Homfray; b. 1723 ; m. Sarah, d. of John Parr and widow of
Thomas Dally; ob. 1804. (See also Franks Coll. Catalogue,
vol. ii., p. 71.)


Edward Howell. XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp. Langford.

James Howell. XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp. Jellicoe.

Walter Howell. Crest.

Walter J. Howell. XlXth Cent. Arm.


Edwd. M. D. Ho worth Esqr. / Landovery, Carmarthen-
shire. Chip. Arm. A scarce plate. Not in Franks.
Edward Mainwaring Davies Howorth.

E. M. D. Howorth Esqr. / of Maeslough, Radnorshire.
Chip. Arm. A different plate of the same person.
A scarce plate. Not in Franks.

The same Edward Mainwaring Davies Howorth ; b. 1744 ;
s. of Rev. Chamberlain Davies (by his wife Anne, d. of Sir
Humphrey Howorth, M.P., of Maesllwch Castle, co. Radnor) ;
assumed the maternal surname. (See "The Story of the
Ancient Churches of Llandovery, ' Trans, of Hon. Soc. of
Cymmrodorion, 1911-1912.)

Welsh Book-Plates 43

HOWORTH continued.

E. M. D. Howorth Esqr. / of Maeslough, Radnorshire.
A modern reprint of the above.


John Hughes /of Queinton, Gloucestershire. Jac.

Son of John Hughes, of Queinton.

1st and 4th quarters Collivyn ap Tagno ; 2nd Ratter, and
3rd Freeman. (See note in Franks Coll. Catalogue, vol. ii., p.

Ob. Hughes /of London. Jac. Arm. The coat az.
a lion ramp, or is that of Bleddyn ap Cynfyn,
prince of Powys. It is borne by Hughes (baronet)
of East Bergholt, Suffolk, formerly of London.

Rev. Obadiah Hughes, s. of George Hughes (of Canter-
bury) ; b. 1695 ; Presbyterian minister of Maid Lane Chapel,

Southwark ; secretary to the Presbyterian Board ; m. Fryer,

sister of Sir John Fryer, Lord Mayor of London; ob. 1751.

Robt Hughes. Chip. Arm. signed " L. Bourn sculpt."
Coat of Bleddyn ap Cynfyn, with mark of cadency
of a second son.

William Hughes, / Watchmaker / London. Chip. Arm.

(Hazlitt's Roll of Honour, p. 117.)

Hu. Hughes, Esqr. Festoon Arm.

James Hughes / 1776. Festoon Arm. Dated. (Re-
produced in Hamilton, p. 102.)

S. of Daniel Hughes, of Carmarthen ; m. Elizabeth
Williams, h. of Corngafr ; father of John William Hughes of
Tregeyb, who was H. Sheriff co. Carmarthen, 1796.

John Hughes of Brecon. Chip. Arm. signed and
dated "Skinr. sculpt. 1745." J. Skinner, engraver
of Bath, almost invariably signs and dates his
book-plate designs.

3rd s. of Richard Hughes, of Brecon (by Mary Philpott, his
wife), who died 1739, and is buried with a monument in Brecon
Priory Church. (See T. Jones's History of Brecknockshire,
1890 edition, p. 200.)

44 Welsh Book-Plates

HUGHES continued.

W. L. Hughes. Spade Arm. c. 1 800.

[Hughes] Lord Dinorben. XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp.
Grey. Welsh motto.

William Lewis Hughes, cr. Baron Dinorben, 1831 ; b.
1767 ; s. of the Rev. Edward Hughes of Kinmel Park ; ro. (i)
Charlotte Margaret Grey, and (2) Gertrude Smyth.

Hugh Robert Hughes. Early XIX th Cent. Arm.

2nd s. of Rev. Edward Hughes of Kinmel Park, co.
Denbigh, and younger brother of ist Lord Dinorben (ext.) ; b.
1774; m. (i) Barbara Sparrow, of Red Hill, Anglesey ; and
(2) Anne Lance, of Wavertree, Lanes.

Hugh Robert Hughes. XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp.

The same owner.

Hugh Robert Hughes of Einmel and Dinorben, co.
Denbigh, Esq. Large XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp.
Liddell. Two Welsh mottoes.

S. and h. of the above H. R. Hughes; b. 1827 ; H. Sheriff,
Anglesey, 1854; succ. (1852) to the estates of his cousin,
W. L. Hughes, 2nd and last Lord Dinorben; m. (1853)
Florentia, d. of Earl of Ravensworth.

Hughes Einmel Park. XlXth Cent. Arm., Hughes
imp. Liddell, with two Welsh mottoes.

The library plate of the above H. R. Hughes of Kinmel.

Michael Hughes. Early XlXth Cent, with Campbell
on an esc. of pre.

Of Sherdley Hall, Lanes ; youngest s. of Hugh Hughes,
of Lliniog, Anglesey; b. 1810; m. Elinor Mary, d. and h.
of Admiral Campbell, of Ardpatrick, Argyle.

William Hughes. XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp.
Worthington. Welsh motto.

S. and h. of William Hughes, of Penyclawdd ; b. 1801 ;
m. Eliza Anne Worthington, of Sandiway Bank, Cheshire.
"Twenty-eighth in descent from his great progenitor Rhodri
Mawr, King of Wales." (See Burke' s Landed Gentry, 1849
edition, p. 611.)

Welsh Book-Plates 45

HUGHES continued.

Sig. Johannis Hughes Gwerclas et Kymmer. XIX th
Cent. Seal Arm. Imp. coats of Ednyfed Vychan
and de Syward. Welsh motto.

3rd s. of William Hughes, of Penyclawdd ; b. 1805; m.
Dorothea Lloyd, of Plymog, co. Denbigh, and Gwerclas, co.

Hughes. Early XlXth Cent. Arm. Welsh motto.

Of Ystrad, co. Denbigh. Thomas Hughes, only s. of John
Hughes, of Llainwen ; b. 1 799 ; m. (1827) Margaret Williams,
of Pentremawr, co. Denbigh ; H. Sheriff co. Flint, 1851.

Thomas Hughes. XIX th Cent. Arm. Welsh motto.
Signed "J. Warwick, 145 Strand."
The same owner.

William Hughes Hughes Junr. /Inner Temple.
XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp. Oldham.

S. of William Hughes Hughes, M.P., F.S.A. ; b. 1817;
m. Ellen Oldham of Stamford Hall, Middlesex.

William Bulkeley Hughes Esq. / Plas Coch, Anglesey.
XlXth Cent. Arm. with Nettleship on an esc. of

Eldest s. of Sir William Bulkeley Hughes, Kt., of Plas
Coch and Brynddu ; b. 1797; m. (1825) Elizabeth, widow
of Harry Wormald, and d. and h. of Jonathan Nettleship, of
Mattersey Abbey, Notts; H. Sheriff, Anglesey, 1861 ; M.P.
for Carnarvon, 1837-1874.

Samuel Hughes Esq. / Corranbrook, co. Carmarthen.
Col. E.I.C.S. & C.B. XlXth Cent. Arm. with
Gordon on an esc. of pre.

Col. S. Hughes, C.B., was of an Irish family claiming Welsh
descent; m. (1831) Eliza Luther, d. of John T. Gordon,
M.D. (See Burke's drmoury.)

John Hughes. XlXth Cent. Arm.

James Claudius Hughes. XlXth Cent. Arm. on
tinted paper.

William Hughes. Modern Arm. An elaborate plate,
but unsigned.

46 Welsh Book-Plates


Humphreys. Spade Arm. c. 1800.

The coat bears the Ulster Hand of a Baronet, but no
baronetcy was extant about this period. (See Burke's Extinct
and Dormant Baronetage, etc. )

Ozias Humphry Esqr. XIX th Cent. Arm.
(Impossible heraldry.)

? The portrait painter, friend of Blake, etc. (See D.N.B.)

Charles Octavius Humphreys. XlXth Cent. Arm.
Salusbury Morin Humphreys. XlXth Cent. Arm.

Probably a son of Admiral Sir Salusbury Pryce Humphreys,
C.B. and K.C.H., of Weedon, Bucks; gds. of the Rev.
Salusbury Pryce, vicar of Meifod. (See T. R. Roberts'
Dictionary of Eminent Welshmen,^. 198.)

F. H. Pict., with cipher on shield, c. 1770. ? Signed
" I. Jones." The bust is apparently that of Inigo
Jones, the architect. An interesting little plate.

Not mentioned by Fincham.

HOWDEN, BARON, see Caradoc.


Sir Henry Mather Jackson Baronet /of Llantilio
Crosseny in the / county of Monmouth / 1892.
Modern Jac. Arm., dated, with Somerset on an
esc. of pre.

jrd Bart., b. 1855 Barrister of Lincoln's Inn; m. (1886)
Ada, d. and co-h. of General E. A. Somerset, C.B.


Joseph James. Festoon Arm.

? S. of John James, arm., of London ; matric. University
College, Oxford, 1788; B.A. 1791.

Harry Arthur James / Ei Llyfr. Modern Pict.,
signed "U. T. W.," 1894. Large size, printed in
red. Welsh motto.

Welsh Book-Plates 47

JAMES continued.

Harry Arthur James / Ei Llyfr. The same, smaller
size, printed in black.


[Jeffery.] Late Jac. Seal Arm. in writing " George
Jeffery." " Of London." (See Burke's Armoury.}


Geo. Jefferys. Early XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp.

John Jefferys. XlXth Cent. Arm. Coat of
Jefferys of Acton, co. Denbigh.


Walter Powell Jeffreys. XlXth Cent. Arm. with
Welsh motto.

Walter Powell Jeffreys married Anne Price ; father of Walter
Powell Jeffreys (b. 1843), H. Sheriff co. Carmarthen, 1889;
of Cynghordy, Llandovery.

John Gwyn Jeffreys. Crest.

Eldest s. of John Jeffreys, of Fynone, co. Glamorgan ; b.
1 809 ; m. Anne Nevill, of Llanelly ; Recorder of Swansea ;
eminent conchologist ; ob. 1885.

N. N. Jeffreys. Crest. (Crest of Jefferys of Acton.)
" Bennett sc."


Richd. Jenkins Esqr. Jac. Arm. signed <c R. W."

Possibly that of Richard Jenkins (1621-1697), who married
(1668) Mary, d. and co-h. of Richard Bagot, of Hargrave,

Richd. Jenkins Esqr. The same, another state.
[Jenkins.] Jac. Arm. The same coat, no name.

Possibly the plate of Thomas Jenkins of the Abbey Foregate,
Shrewsbury, s. and h. of the above Richard Jenkins; m. (1708)
Gertrude Wingfield, of Preston Brockholes, Salop ; H. Sheriff,
Salop, 1729; ob. 1730.

48 Welsh Book-Plates

JEN KINS continued.

Richd. Jenkins Esqr. Salop. Chip. Pict. and Arm.

Eldest s. of Thomas Jenkins of Abbey Foregate, Shrews-
bury ; b. 1709; m. (i) Letitia Mucklestone, of Bicton, Salop ;
and (2) Emma, d. of Sir Francis Charlton and widow of John
Lloyd, of Aston, Salop.

Henry Jenkins. Chip. Arm.

Of the same family.

Wm. Jenkins. Festoon Arm., the same coat and
crest. The name has been stuck on, and is
evidently not that of the original owner.

Jenkins. XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp. Hawkins.

The same coat.

Richard Jenkins. Spade Arm. c. 1800.

Sir John Jones Jenkins, The Grange, Swansea.

Modern Seal Arm.

S. of Jenkin Jenkins, of Morriston, Glam. ; b. 1835 ; M.P.
for Carmarthen Boroughs; knighted 1882; cr. ist Baron
Glantawe, 1906.

Edward Jenkins /of the Grove in the /county of
Radnor Esq. 1892. Modern Arm., dated, with
Welsh motto.

Eldest s. of E. Jenkins, M.D. ; b. 1823; m. Margarette
Anne, d. of Rev. John Jenkins, of Knill; H. Sheriff co.
Radnor, 1870.

John William Jenkins, 1901. Modern Arm. Dated.
Signed H. J. B."

Henry Lloyd Jenkins, R.N.R. Modern Pict., signed
"Alf. G. Downey fecit, London, 1914."
The open chart shows a map of Cardigan Bay.

Helen Mary Jenkins. Mod. Seal Arm. Signed
"C. Helard, 1906."

Welsh Book-Plates 49

JENKINS continued.

Mrs Jenkins / Crosswood. Label.

Elizabeth, 3rd d. of Rev. Edward Jones, of Berriew, and
niece of Edward Heyward, of Crosswood, co. Montgomery ;
m. Rev. John Jenkins, vicar of Kerry (eldest s. of Griffith
Jenkins, of Cilbronnau, co. Cardigan).

[Jenkins.] Crest within a garter. Welsh motto.

Richard David Jenkins, of Cilbronnau, co. Cardigan, and of
Panthirion, co. Pembroke; Mayor of Cardigan; ob. 1885.
Father of Rt. Hon. Sir Laurence H. Jenkins, K.C.I. E.

Catherine Jenkins. / Dec. 8, 1830. Dated Label

Of Dyffryn-bern, Penbryn, co. Cardigan ; d. of Rev. Henry
Jenkins, rector of St James's, Montego, Jamaica ; aunt of Rev.
D. H. Davies, antiquary and vicar of Cenarth ; died unm. 1903.


Jennings. Chip Arm. Imp. Beckwith.

John Jennings / 1768. Chip Arm., dated, qting

Jennings. Chip Arm. with Welsh mottoes.
[Jennings.] Festoon Arm.

Early state of this plate.

David Jennings / London. Festoon Arm. with Welsh
mottoes. The same plate with inscription added.


Thomas Johnes Esqr. Chip. Arm. Imp. Knight.

S. and h. of Thomas Johnes, of Dolaucothi and Llanfair-
Clydogau ; M.P. for co. Radnor ; m. Elizabeth, d. and h. of
Richard Knight of Croft Castle, co. Hereford ; father of the
celebrated Colonel Thomas Johnes of Hafod ; ob. 1780.


Margaret Alison Helen Johnson, her Book. Modern
Pict. with Welsh motto. Signed " M. G. L. 1907."


50 Welsh Book-Plates


Richard Jones Esqr. 1707. Jac. Arm., dated, with
? Giffarde on an esc. of pre. (See Franks Coll.
Catalogue, vol ii., p. 121.)

Same coat (but not same crest) as Jones of Llanarth.
Mark of cadency of a second son.

Capt. Wm. Jones. Jac. Arm.

Essex D. Jones. Chip Arm. Welsh motto. (Not
in Franks.)

[Jones.] Jac. Arm. (Reproduced in Ex Libris

No name, but coat of Jones of Headfort and Bealanmore,
Ireland, founded by Bryan Jones, temp. James I., " descended
from an ancient family in Wales."

Admiral Jones. Early XlXth Cent. Arm.

Theophilus Jones, 2nd s. of Rt. Hon. Theophilus Jones, of
Headfort, co. Leitrim; b. 1760; Vice- Admiral of the Red;
died unm. 1 8 .

Samuel Jones. Late Jac. Arm. Imp. Lake.

Of Monmouth ; m. , d. of Sir Bibye Lake, 2nd Bart.,

c. 1720.

Henry Robert Jones. Spade Arm. c. 1800.
Thomas Jones. Chip. Arm. coat of Tudor Trevor.
Edward Jones. Chip. Arm. Same coat.

Revd. J. Jones. Spade Arm. c. 1800. Coat of
Tudor Trevor 'within a bordure engr. or, and qting.
? Frank/in.

Valentine Jones. Early XlXth Cent. Arm. The
same coat imp. Graeme.

S. of Edward Jones, armiger, of Northop, co. Flint ;

matric. Jesus Coll., Oxford, 1802 ; m. Graeme; Lieut.-

Colonel of 1 8th Hussars ; ob. at Oldbury Court, Bristol, 1 846.

Henry D. Jones. Early XlXth Cent. Arm. The
same coat.

Welsh Book-Plates 51

JONES continued.

Revd. W. Henry Jones. Modern Arm. The same
coat (varied).

? William Henry Jones, 3rd s. of Rev. John Jones, of
Liverpool; matric. Brasenose College, Oxford, 1839; rector of
Godington, Oxon, 1878.

Henry Jones Esq. Chip. Arm.

E. Jones, Fellow of /Kings Coll. Camb. Chip. Arm.
Signed "W. H." Unknown to Fincham.

Edward Jones, B.A., King's College, Cambridge, 1764,
M.A. 1767.

[Jones.] Large Chip. Arm. with Welsh mottoes.
No name, but "Valentine Jones" in writing.
Coat and crest of Wythen Jones, of Trewythen,

Possibly " Valentine Jones, arm., of St Michaels, Isle of

Jones of Trewythen. XlXth Cent. Arm. Mutilated,
mounted and coloured. The inscription stuck on.

Harvey Bowen Jones. XlXth Cent. Arm. with
Welsh mottoes.

2nd s. of Rev. Evan Jones, of Trewythen, co. Montgomery
(by Charlotte Combe, his wife) ; m. Sophia Pike, of Enfield.

Theophilus Jones Esqr.* Chip Arm. Arg. 3 boars
heads in pale proper. No such coat is assigned to
any family of "Jones by Burke or Pap worth, but it
is evidently of Welsh origin settled in Ireland.

John Jones Esqr. Chip. Arm.

John Jones. Chip. Arm. Imp. Peers.

The Revd. G. Lewis Jones. Chip. Arm.

George Lewis Jones, Fellow of King's College, Cambridge ;
B.A. 1747: S.T.P. 1772.

* Not to be confused with the county historian of Brecknockshire, whose
arms were qtly. i and 4, gu. a lion ramp. regt. arg. ; 2 and 3, arg. a che<vr.
bet. 3 boars' heads couped sa. The historian's book-plate is in both volumes of
his County History in the library of St David's College, Lampeter.

52 Welsh Book-Plates

JONES continued.

G. L. [Jones.] Bishop of Kilmore. / 1774. Festoon
Arm. Dated. An interesting plate, reproduced
both in Hamilton, pt. ii., and in Griggs' Armorial
Book-Plates, 2nd series.

The same owner.

The heraldic charges are incorrect. A bishop, being " a
corporation sole," cannot introduce his wife's arms into his
official coat. Here we have Jones imp. (right) the arms of the
see of Kilmore, and (left) Aylmer, no doubt the family coat
of his wife.

Dr Jones was afterwards translated to Kildare. (See
Hamilton, Introduction to Dated Book-Plates, p. 1 9 ; also J. L.
Warren's Guide to Book-Plates, p. 168.) There is another
book-plate of this Irish bishop, dated 1 790, as of Kildare.

Thos. Jones. Wreath and Ribbon. Same coat.
P. E. Jones. Spade Arm. c. 1800. Printed in red.

John Jones Esqr. Spade Arm. c. 1800, with Wilson
on an esc. of pre.

John Jones, of Cefn Coch, co. Denbigh ; m. Elizabeth,
d. and h. of Edward Wilson, of Liverpool.

Sir William Jones, Bart. Festoon Arm. with Jones
qting ? Gijfarde on an esc. of pre.

William Langham, of Cottesbrooke, Northants (see Burke's
Baronetage)', m. (1767) Elizabeth, d. and co-h. of William
Jones of Ramsbury Manor, Wilts. He assumed the surname
of Jones, and was created a baronet under that name, 1774.
Ob. s.p. 1791, when the title became extinct.

John Chambres Jones / Brynsteddfod. Festoon Arm.
imp. Chambres, and with Edwards on an esc. of
pre. Welsh mottoes.

M. Sarah, d. of Rev. Howell Holland Edwards, of
Caerhun, co. Carnarvon. H. Sheriff co. Denbigh, 1819.

Hugh Chambres Jones, A.M. XIX th Cent. Arm.
with on an esc. of pre.

S. of John Jones, arm., of Liverpool (by his wife, Jane
Jones, of Cefn Coch, co. Denbigh) ; matric. Ch. Ch., Oxford,
1801 ; Archdeacon of Essex, 1823; ob. 1861.

Welsh Book- Plates 53

JONES continued.

Rd. Maurice Jones. Festoon Arm.

[Jones.] Ranelagh. Festoon Arm. with coronet.
Signed " Swan sc."

Thomas Heron Jones, yth Viscount Ranelagh; b. 1812;
succ. 1820 (title extinct). For early Welsh pedigree of this
family see G. T. Clark, Genealogies of Glamorgan.

[? Jones.] Cranborne. Arm. with coronet.

Coat-of-arms of Jones, Earl of Ranelagh.

[Jones.] Wreath and Ribbon Arm. Inscribed
"J. Jones."

[Jones.] XIX th Cent. Arm. Same coat.

John Jones. XlXth Cent. Arm. The same coat,
signed " Aliens lith." Engraved by J. W. Allen,
of Dublin, c. 1830.

Philip Jones Esq. XlXth Cent. Arm. Same plate,
signed " Aliens lith."

William Jones. XlXth Cent. Arm. A different
plate, signed "Aliens lith. 16 Trinity Street."

Thomas Jones /of the Middle Temple / Barrister at
Law / Llanerchrugog Hall. XlXth Cent. Arm.
with twenty-one coats and three crests.

2nd s. of Thomas Jones of Llanerchrugog Hall, co.
Denbigh ; b. 1829 ; m. (1864) Charlotte Raikes of Llwynegryn
Hall, co. Flint.

[Jones.] XlXth Cent. Arm. The same owner, and
a somewhat similar plate.

James Jones. Early XlXth Cent. Arm., qting
Scrope, Eure and Johnson.

Probably an early plate of Col. J. J. Jones.

Lt. Colonel James Jones, K.H., K.C.S. XIX th Cent.
Arm. with three Orders and wreath.

4th s. of Michael Jones (by Mary Smith, his wife), of Caton,
Lanes ; Knight of the Guelphic Order of Hanover, and of the
Order of Charles III. of Spain.

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JONES continued.

Colonel James Jones, E.H., E.G. 8. The same plate,
the " Lt." omitted.

Michael Jones. Arm. and Allegorical, St Michael
slaying the dragon. Signed " M. H. Shaw sculpt.
July 1834."

2nd s. of Michael Jones, of Caton, Lanes ; barr.-at-law.
(Reproduced in Ex Libris Journal, v., p. 175.)

Michael Jones. Arm. and Allegorical, a gothic
design. Unsigned.
The same owner.

Charles C. Jones, Jr. Crest.

Apparently 2nd s. of Capt. Charles Jones, of Caton, Lanes ;
and nephew of Col. J. J. Jones and Michael Jones.

Daniel Jones. Festoon Arm.

Richard Philipps Jones. / Surgeon. Spade Arm.
c. 1800.

Thomas Jones. Early XlXth Cent. Arm.

Thomas Tyrwhitt, b. 1765; M.P. for Denbigh; assumed
name of Jones under the will of his maternal cousin, Sir Thomas
Jones, Kt., of Stanley Hall, Salop; cr. Baronet 1808; m.
(1791) Harriet Rebecca, d. of Edward Williams, of Eaton,
Salop ; ob. 1 8 1 1 .

E Libris Sir Thomas Jones, Bart. / of Stanley Hall,
Com. Salop. Early XlXth Cent. Arm. Imp.

Another plate of the same owner.

William Jones /V.D.M. Wreath and Ribbon Arm.
Same arms and crest.

Thomas Jones. Early XlXth Cent. Arm. Welsh
motto. Same arms and crest.

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