THE LYON FAMILY ARMS

THE LYON FAMILY ARMS

Information from the "Armorial Families" page 1234, by Fox-Davies

Found in Cardiff Library

LYON (LO.,2 May 1906).

Argent, a lion rampant gules, on a chief of the last three towers triple-towered of the field. Mantling: gules and argent. Crest: On a wreath of his liveries, a lady couped at the girdle, vested, and holding in her dexter hand a thistle all proper. Motto: "In te Domine speravi".

Eldest son of Sir Alexander Lyon, Knt. Bach., ex-Lord Provost of Aberdeen, DL., born 1850; died 1927; married 1875 Elsie daughter of the late William Inglis of Aberdeen.

(1). Alexander Lyon, Esq.,DSO.,TD., Major Gordon Highlanders (ret), born 1884; married 1912, Ruby daughter of the late James Robertson Grant, of Aberdeen, and has issue.

(1). Alexander Geoffrey Lyon, Esq., born 1918.

(2). Muriel Elizabeth Lyon.

Res: 8 Queen’s Road,Aberdeen.

LYON (LO.,c.1672-7 and 13 May 1913).

Argent, a lion rampant azure, armed and langued gules, within a double tressure flory counterflory of the last, a bordure engrailed and quarterly of the second and third, charged with three mullets or. Mantling: azure, doubled argent. Crest: On a wreath of his liveries, between two slips of laurel a lady couped at the girdle, habited, and holding in her right hand a thistle all proper. Motto: "In te Domine speravi".

Fourth son of the late William Lyon, born 1813; died 1892; married 1851 Louisa Charlotte, daughter of William Norton of Down Lodge,Epsom:

(1). Percy Comyn Lyon, Esq.,CSI.,MA.,ICS. (ret), Member of Council of the Governor of Bengal 1912-17, Fellow and Treasurer of Oriel College, Oxford, since 1918, born 1862; married 1890 Adeline daughter of Henry Beverley, formerly Judge of High Court, Calcutta; and has issue:

(1). Percy Hugh Beverly Lyon, Gentleman. MA., Rector of the Edinburgh Academy since 1926, born 1893.

Res: Wester Ogil,Headington,Oxford.

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