.Hon.WILLIAM HENRY HOLMES LYONS

THE LYON FAMILY ARMS

Information from the "Armorial Families" page 1236, by Fox-Davies

Found in Cardiff Library

The Late Rt.Hon.WILLIAM HENRY HOLMES LYONS, PC.

Northern Ireland,JP. (High Sheriff 1904) co.Antrim, DL. for county of city of Belfast. Born July 31,1843, eldest son of the late William Thomas Bristow Lyons, Esquire, Justice of the Peace and Deputy-Lieutenant of Old Park and Brookhill, county Antrim, and his wife Julia Maria, daughter of Captain James Jones of Mount Edward, in the county of Sligo.

Armorial Bearings: He bears for Arms: Argent, a lion rampant azure, and for his Crest: A demi-lion rampant, holding in his dexter paw a fleur-de-lys argent with the Motto: "In te Domine Speravi". Livery- Lightblue and white.

Married January 5,1888 Mary Eliza (Res.-Alderley Grange,Wootton-under-Edge,Glos.) eldest daughter of George Evans of Gortmerron House, Dungannon in the county of Tyrone and died 1924 having had issue-William Holmes St.John Lyons, Gentleman born 1888 died 1918 married 1907 Doris Margaret youngest daughter of George A Walpole, FRCS of Gormanston,Tasmania; Vera Patricia Mabel; Evylyn Sara Evans; and Lily Eileen.

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