Information from “Armorial Families”

Information from "Armorial Families" by Fox Davies, 1895

Found in Cardiff Library

LYON, Viscount. see Strathmore.

LYON, BOWES. see Strathmore.

LYON CLERK. see Mitchell.

LYON KING OF ARMS. see Balfour Paul.

FLORA LYON. Widow, commonly known as the Honourable Flora Lyon, sister of Viscount Valentia. Married 1863, Colonel Francis Lyon, Royal Horse Artillery.

Brigadier Surgeon- Lieutenant Colonel Isadore Bernadotte Lyon, Companion of the Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire. Born 1839, created Companion of the Most Eminent Order of the Indian Empire 1889.

LYONS. Rear Admiral Sir Algernon M’Lennan Lyons. Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant for the county of Glamorgan, Commander in Chief at Devonport since 1893. Born 1833, being the son of Lieutenant General Humphrey Lyons, by his first wife Eliza, daughter of Henry Bennett of Fir Grove,Liverpool; created Knight Commander of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, 1889. Armorial bearings: He bears for Arms; Sable, a chevron ermine, between three sea lions sejant guarant argent; the escutcheon being surrounded by the ribbon of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, and pendant his badge as a Knight Commander. Upon the escutcheon is placed a helmet befitting his degree, with a mantling sable and argent; and for his Crest; on a chapeau gules, turned up ermine, a sea-lion’s head erased argent, gorged with a naval crown azure.

Married 1879, Louisa Jane, eldest daughter of Thomas Penrice of Kilvrough, in the county of Glamorgan.

Postal Address: Kilvrough, county Glamorgan.

JAMES BRISTOW LYONS: Gentleman, born October 14, 1853, being the fourth son of the late William Thomas Bristow Lyons, Esquire, Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant of Old Park and Brookhill, in the county of Antrim, by his wife Julia Maria, third daughter of Captain James Jones of Mount Edward, in the county of Sligo. Livery: Blue and White. Armorial bearings: He bears for Arms; Argent, a lion rampant azure. Upon the escutcheon is placed a helmet befitting his degree, with a mantling azure and argent; and for his Crest: upon a wreath of the colours, a demi lion rampant, holding in the dexter paw a fleur-de-lis argent; with the Motto: "In te Domine speravi".

Married October 8,1885 Marguerite Julia daughter of Jules Festu-Villiaumey of Calvados, in Normandy; and has issue (1). William Barry Lyons, Gentleman, born July 11, 1887; (2). James Henry Lyons, Gentleman, born February 28, 1889.

JULIA MARIA LYONS: Widow, third daughter of Captain James Jones of Mount Edward, in the county of Sligo, by Eliza his wife, daughter of John Johnstone of Knappagh, in the county of Armagh (by Margaret Hatton of Clonard, his wife). Livery: Blue and White. Armorial bearings: are, upon a lozenge: Argent, a lion rampant azure.

Married February 10, 1840 William Thomas Bristow Lyons, Esquire, Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant of Old Park and Brookhill, in the county of Antrim (who died June 4,1887). Of the above marriage there is issue (1). William Henry Holmes Lyons, Esquire [to whom refer]; (2). Robert Colvill Jones Lyons, Gentleman [to whom refer]; (3). Henry Kenneth Thomas Lyons, Gentleman, born June 6,1850; (4). James Bristow Lyons, Gentleman [to whom refer]; (5). Clarence Edward Lyons, Gentleman, born February 10,1856 (deceased); Eliza [married, March 1865, Robert Cunningham Thomson, Esquire of Castleton,Belfast, Justice of the Peace for the county of Antrim, formerly Captain 2nd Queen’s Own Regiment (he died October 1884)]; Julia Maria (deceased); Dorinda Anna Henrietta; Edith Arabella Louisa Florence [married 1877, Lieutenant Colonel Henry Martin Moorsom, Rifle Brigade]; Constance Adela Hastings [married, firstly 1871, John Robert Colvill Lowry, fourth son of James Corry Lowry, Esquire, one of Her Majesty’s Counsel Learned in the Law; and secondly, John Bath Allanson of Bryn Seiant, in the county of Carnarvon, eldest son of Thomas Allanson of Tals Kyddy St.Columb, in the county of Cornwall]; and Julie Marie Louise. Estates: Old Park, Jordanstown, Carnace; Clonard, Brookhill (and property in Belfast and Dublin). Postal Address: Brookhill, Lisburn, county Antrim.

ROBERT COLVILL JONES LYONS: Gentleman, formerly an Officer 43rd Light Infantry (has New Zealand Medal).Born October 26,1844, being the second son of the late William Thomas Bristow Lyons, Esquire, Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant, of Old Park and Brookhill, in the county of Antrim, by his wife Julia Maria [to whom refer], daughter of Captain James Jones of Mount Edward, in the county of Sligo, Livery: Light blue and white.

Armorial bearings: He bears for Arms: Argent, a lion rampant azure. Crest: upon a wreath of the colours, a demi-lion rampant, holding in his dexter paw a fleur-de-lis argent. Motto: "In te Domine speravi".

Married December 8,1869, Helen Caroline, second daughter of John Le Mottee of Le Vauquiedor, Guernsey, Judge of the Royal Court; and has issue; (1). Edward Colvill Lyons, Gentleman, born January 9,1873; (2). Guy Cary Lyons, Gentleman, born October 16,1875; and Muriel.

Lieutenant General THOMAS CASEY LYONS: Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath, Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Bermuda. Born 1829 being the son of the late J D Lyons,Deputy Lieutenant; was created Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath 1877. Club: United Service.

Married 1863, daughter of George Young of Apley Towers,Ryde. Postal Address: Government House, Bermuda; 46 Lower Sloane Street, SW.

WILLIAM HENRY HOLMES LYONS: Esquire, Justice of the Peace for the county of Antrim. Born July 31,1843, being eldest son of the late William Thomas Bristow Lyons, Esquire, Justice of the Peace and Deputy Lieutenant, of Old Park and Brookhill, in the county of Antrim and his wife Julia Maria [to whom refer], daughter of Captain James Jones of Mount Edward, in the county of Sligo. Clubs: Constitutional, Ulster (Belfast). Livery: Light blue and white. 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-lis argent; with the Motto: "In te Domine speravi".

Married, January 5, 1888, Mary Eliza (Lily), eldest daughter of George Evans of Gortmerron House,Dungannon, in the county of Tyrone; and has Issue; William Holmes St.John Lyons, Gentleman, born December 28,1888; Vera Patricia Mabel; and Evylyn Sara Evans. Postal address: Brookhill, Lisburn.

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