SIR HENRY EDWARD LYONS

THE LYON FAMILY ARMS

ENNISDALE

Information from Burke’s, 1956 "Peerage and Baronetage"

Found in Cardiff Library

THE BARON ENNISDALE, SIR HENRY EDWARD LYONS, OBE.

Of Grateley,co.Southampton, and a Baronet, mem. of Lloyd’s, and of the Liberal National Council and Exec. Cttee., formerly Major (General List), served in South African War 1900-2 and in World War I. 1915-19, was DAQMG., Headquarters S. Cmd. 1918-19, born 29 August 1878; son of John Edward Lyons, of Ennis,co.Clare; created OBE. 1919, a Knight 12 July 1933, a Baronet 3 March 1937, and raised to the peerage as Baron Ennisdale of Grateley,co.Southampton, 6 July 1939; married 17 January 1905 Helen daughter of Frank Bishop.

Creations: Baronet (UK), 3 March 1937. Baron (UK). 6 July 1939.

Arms: Quarterly,arg. and az., in the first and fourth quarters a lion rampant and in the second and third a phoenix all countercharged. Crest: A lion rampant az., collared and chained, the chain reflexed over the back, or, holding in the sinister paw a trefoil slipped vert. Motto: Facta non verba.

Residence: Baynards Park,Cranleigh,Surrey.

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