THE LYON FAMILY ARMS

THE LYON FAMILY ARMS

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

Found in Cardiff Library

LYONS (H. Coll.): Sable, a chevron ermine, between three sea lions sejant guardant argent. Mantling: sable and argent. Crest: On a chapeau gules, turned up ermine, a sea-lion’s head erased argent, gorged with a naval crown azure.

Son of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Algernon M’Lennan Lyons, GCB (1897), JP. and DL. for co.Glamorgan, Commander-in-Chief at Devonport 1893, born 1833; died 1908; married 1879, Louisa Jane (Res: 14 Hurst Road,Eastbourne) eldest daughter of Thomas Penrice of Kilvrough,co.Glamorgan.

Algernon Edmund Penrice Lyons, Esq., DSO.,Lieutenant Commander (ret) RN., born 1886; married 1915, Isabel Augusta daughter of Ernest Knightly Little of Newbold Pacey, Warwick. Seat: Kilvrough, near Swansea.

LYONS: Argent, a royal crown proper, between two lions passant guardant in chief sable, and in base an ancient ship of three masts of the second, between two towers gules. Mantling: sable and argent. Crest: Upon a wreath of the colours, a demi-lion rampant sable. Motto: "Virtute et fidelitate".

Only son of William Henry Lyons, Esq.,JP. Cork, born 1825; married 1862, Katie daughter of Richard Walter Agar of Ballycasheen:

William Henry Lyons, Esq. Capt. (ret) Limerick Art. Mil., born 186-.

LYONS-MONTGOMERY: Quarterly, 1. quarterly, i. and iiii.,azure, three fleurs-de-lys or; ii. and iii., gules, three gem rings or, gemmed azure, over all an escutcheon argent, charged with a trefoil slipped vert (Montgomery); 2. azure, three battleaxes erect, two and one argent (Batten); 3. per fesse or and azure, three lions rampant within a tressure flory, all counterchanged (Lyons); 4. as first. Motto: "Patriae infelici fidelis".

Sons of Hugh Lyons-Montgomery, Esq., JP. and DL., High Sheriff 1840, born 1816; died 1882; married 1840 Elizabeth daughter of Henry Smith.

Lambert de Winton Lyons-Montgomery, Gentleman, born 1854; married 1909, Mabel Frances daughter of George Bordes.

Kynaston Foster Walter Lyons-Montgomery, Esq. Capt. British South African Company’s Forces, late 2nd Dragoon Gaurds, served in Bechuanaland Exped. 1896 (desp.) and Boer War 1900-2, born 1859; married 1903 Marion Elizabeth third daughter of late John Robinson Reid of Charlie’s Hope, Rosebank,Cape Colony; and has issue. Hugh Neil Lyons-Montgomery, Gentleman, born 1905 and Beatrice. Res: New Zealand.

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