Monthly Archives: May 2012


THE STORY OF THE FAMILY LYON “The Scots Peerage” by Somerville/Winton 1911 A History of the Noble Families of Scotland. Lyon, Earl of Strathmore and Kinghorne. Like some other noble families in Scotland, that of Lyon is assigned a Norman … Continue reading

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Lyon Families of various locations

Lyon of Auldbar. Information from Burke’s “History of the Commoner”,Vol 4. Found in Cardiff Library. LYON, JOHN, Esq. representative of the family, succeeded hid father, David Lyon,Esq. of Portland Place,London and of Jamaica, in June 1827. ARMS: Argent, a lion … Continue reading

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Debrett’s Illustrated Peerage

STRATHMORE AND KINGHORNE, EARL OF. Information from "Debrett’s Illustrated Peerage" 1943, page 973-74. Found in Cardiff Library. STRATHMORE AND KINGHORNE, EARL OF. (BOWES-LYON) [Earl S. 1606 and 1677, Earl UK. 1937] Claude George Bowes-Lyon, KG.,KT.,GCVO., 14th Earl; born 14th March … Continue reading

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STRATHMORE. Information from "Burke’s, Peerage and Baronetage, 1967" page 2399. Found in Cardiff Library. THE 16th EARL OF STRATHMORE AND KINGHORNE, Timothy Bowes-Lyon, Viscount Lyon and Baron Glamis, Tannadyce, Sidlaw and Strathdichtie in Scotland; Baron Bowes of Streatlam Castle in … Continue reading

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Hall of Names

Information from the Hall of Names The Hall of Names Ltd. 205 St.John’s Hall, Battersea, London, SW11 1st. "The Ancient History of the Distinguished Lyon Surname" The ancient chronicles of Scotland reveal the early records of the name Lyon as … Continue reading

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Rear Admiral Sir Edmund Lyons

"A Naval Biographical Dictionary" W R O’Byrne. 1849. Information found in Cardiff Library. Lyons, Edmund. 1st Baron Lyons 1790-1858. LYONS, Bart.,GCB.,KCH.,KSL.,KCRG., (Captain, 1814. F.P,1819: HP,1827) Sir Edmund Lyons, born 21 Nov.1790, is second surviving son of the late John Lyons,Esq. … Continue reading

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The Lyons of Ledestown

Information found in the Society of Genealogists, London Upper Library in Document Collection Lineage of the Family of Lyons of Warkworth Castle,Northants, Ledestown Hall,Westmeath, St.Austins Park,Hants and Cherryhinton Hall,Cambs. (Descent from the Norman family of Lyons of Warkworth is supposition … Continue reading

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