Information from Burke’s, 1937 "The Landed Gentry" page 1446

Found in Cardiff Library


Of Rhelonie,co.Ross (which he purchased 1927) and Elbridge,Brixton,Devon, DSO.,RN.(ret), born 17 August 1886, educ. HMS. Britannia; married 30 June 1915 Isabel Augusta eldest daughter of Ernest Knightley Little of Newbold Pacey Hall (see that family).

Comm. Penrice-Lyons assumed by deed poll 19 April 1922, the additional surname of Penrice.

Louisa Jane, Lady Lyons of Kilvrough: Daughter of Thomas Penrice of Kilvrough, JP. and DL.,High Sheriff 1867, married 3 September 1879, Admiral of the Fleet, Sir Algernon Maclennan Lyons, GCB.,JP. and DL. (son of Lieut.-Gen. Humphrey Lyons), RN.,1847, served in the Black Sea during the Crimean War, 1854-55, Commodore West Indies 1875-78, Commander-in-Chief Pacific Station 1881-84, North America and West Indies 1885-88, Commander-in-Chief Plymouth 1893-96, Principal ADC. to Queen Victoria 1895-97; born 26 August 1833; died 8 February 1908. She sold Kilvrough, Glamorganshire in 1920. She died 23 March 1935, leaving issue:

(1). Thomas Humphrey Lyons, of the Diplomatic Service, born 12 June 1880, educ. Eton and Magdallen Coll. Oxford; married 1917 Alexina (died 9 October 1935) youngest daughter of A P MacEwen of Reedley,Branksome Park,Bournemouth, and died 26 November 1918.

(2). Algernon Edmund Penrice, now of Rhelonie.

(3). Winifred (twin) (Cresborough,Haverfordwest,Pembroke) born 20 August 1885, married April 1920 H S Puxley.

(4). Maud (twin), born 20 August 1885; married 28 April 1915 Edgar Walter Mead, HBM. Consular Service (Lyndhurst,Beechfield Road,Cheadle Hulme,Cheshire) son of H J Mead.

Arms: (of Penrice) Per pale indented arg. and gu.,in dexter chief a wolf’s head couped at the neck sa. Crest: A wing elevated surmounting another arg., the former charged with two mullets of five points in pale gu. Motto: Above the crest, "Tuto et celeriter"; under the arms, "Justus et propositi tenax"

Seat: Rhelonie, Ross and Cromarty. Residence: Brixton,Devon.

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