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Meaning, Origin, Etymology
Atkinson is essentially an English-language surname. It is a derived from a patronymic form of the Middle English Atkin. The personal name of Atkin is one of many pet forms of the name Adam. The name is essentially a north country name that prevails in the counties of Durham, Cumberland, Northumberland, Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Cheshire, Rutland and Westmoreland. It corresponds to the Scottish name Aitchison and is particularly common in Northern England. In Ireland the name is only common in Ulster and particulary in counties Antrim and Down. Acheson is a variation of the name in Scotland and the Border region, having been originally spelled Atzinson (with the 'z' being pronounced as 'y', as in yet). (1,2)
Acheson, Aitchison, Aicheson, Aitcheson, Adock, Atcock, Atzinson, Atkin, Atkeson, Atkison, Atkisson, Attkisson, Adkinson, Adkison (4)
Popularity & Geographic Distribution
The last name Atkinson ranks 3,883rd in popularity worldwide as of the 2014 Census and approximately 140,357 people carry the Atkinson surname worldwide. The name ranks particularly high in the following six states: Texas, California, Georgia, Florida, North Carolina, and South Carolina. The surname is very frequent in the United States, where it ranks 570th . It ranks highest in the following countries: United States (approx. 61,000), England (approx. 34,000), Australia (approx. 12,000), Canada (approx. 10,000), South Africa (approx. 5,900), and Jamaica (approx. 2,600). (3)
Early Bearers of Surname
History, Genealogy & Ancestry
The first recorded spelling of the family name is shown to be that of John Atkynsoun, which was dated 1387, in the "Records of North Berwick", Scotland, during the reign of King Robert 11 of Scotland, 1371 - 1390.
ATKINSON OF MORLAND.
Atkinson, Rev. Francis-Home, M.A., of Morland Hall, Penrith, Westmorland, and Minley Grange, Farnboro’, Hants, b. 2 March, 1840; in. April, 1869, Edith-Mary, dau. of Henry Vatcher, Esq. of Rosemount, St. Helier’s, Jersey, and has issue, 1) Henry-Ernest. 2) Edith-Gertrude. This family inherited property at Temple Sowerby, by direct descent from William Atkinson, who, with his mother, is included in a lease for 990 years, granted 18th Elizabeth. Matthew Atkinson, of Temple Sowerby, was father (besides a younger son, Richard Atkinson, 0. 1738; M.P. for Romney, and Alderman of London, who d. unm. May, 1785) of an elder son, George Atkinson, Esq., b. 16 Aug. 1730; Receiver-General for Cumberland and Westmorland. He to. 7 Jan. 1851, Bridget, dau. and heiress of Michael Maughan, Esq. of Wolsingham, and Dorothy his wife, co-heiress of the Rev. George Lowthian, of Staffold, and d. 12 Oct. 1781, having had, with other children, a son, George Atkinson, Esq. of Morland, called also of Lee, in Kent, b. 17 Sept. 1764; Island Secretary of Jamica, and A.D.C. to Lord Balcarres, Governor of that Island, and afterwards Agent-General for that colony in England. He to. 30 July, 1794, Susan-Mackenzie Dunkley, of Clarendon, Jamaica, and by her (who d. Feb. 1830) had, George, b. 6 June, 1795 ; d. unm. 1849. Thomas, b. 14 Sept. 1800 ; Capt. 13th Light Dragoons ; d. unm. 1838. Francis-Baring, of whom presently. William (Rev.), Rector of Gateshead Fell, co. Durham, and Hon. Canon of Durham, b. 13 June, 1809; m. Jane-Eliza- beth, dau. of William Clarke, Esq. of Belford Hall, Northumberland, and had issue. 1) Richard, b. 5 Aug. 1813 ; to. Caroline, dau. of the Rev. J. Landon of Aberford. 2)Bridget, to. Robert Robertson, Esq. of Auchleeks, co. Perth, and Memblands, co. Devon. 3) Mary, to. Alex. Turnbull, Esq., H-B.M. Consul at Marseilles. 4) Jane, to. Edward Johnson, Esq. of Newcastle-on-Tyne. 5) Harriet-Eliza, to. Alex. Adair, Esq. of Heatherton Park, Somerset. Mr. Atkinson d. 11 May, 1814, and was s. by his 3rd but eldest surviving son, Francis-Baring Atkinson, Esq. of Morland, J.P. and D.L., b. 30 Dec. 1805; to. 1st, Dec. 1831, Mary-Anne, dau. of Sir John Stoddart, Knt., Chief Justice of Malta, who d. Nov. 1832. 2ndly, 3 Aug. 1837, Ellen-Frances, dau. of John Home, Esq. of Edgbaston (son of John, who was son of the last Home of Whitfield, co. Berwick, of the same family as Home (or Hume) of Ninewells, and by her had issue, 1) George, his heir. 2) Francis-Home (Rev.), now of Morland. 3) Thomas, b. 2 Aug. 1841 ; 1st Royal Regt. of Infantry. SSWon,} *• 18 0ct- 1844‘ 4) Alexander-Henry, Lieut. 55th regt., b. 16 Aug. 1816. 5) Robert-Septimus, b. 15 Feb. 1848. 6) Edward, b. 19 July, 1850. 7) Ellen-Frances, to. Parker-Miles Ranalow, Esq. 8) Mary-Jane, d. unm. Sept. 1872. 9) Bridget-Harriet. Mr. Atkinson, who served as High Sheriff of Cumberland, 1S53, 1d. 24 Nov. 1864, and was s. by his eldest son, George Atkinson, Esq. of Morland, Westmorland, b. 24 Nov. 1838; J.P., and Capt. Royal Westmorland Militia.' Mr. Atkinson, d. unm. at San Remo, in Italy, Feb. 1874, and was s. by his brother Rev. Francis-Home Atkinson, now of |Morland. (5)
ATKINSON OF LORBOTTLE.
Atkinson, Charles-John, Esq. of Lorbottle, Northumberland, Lieut. 24th regt., b. 27 May, L355 j s. his father 6 June, 1875. Lineage.—This name of Atkinson occurs at a very early period in the Visitations and other MSS. of Northumberland. Adam Atkinson, Esq., 6. 1755; J.P. for Northumberland, purchased the estate of Lorbottle, 1769. lie to. 1776, Isabella; ATE TIIE LANDED GENTRY, ATK 49 eldest dau. of Robert Curry, Esq., and d. 15 July, 1844, leaving issue, Adam. John, 6. 1796; d. 1811. 1) Anne, m. Anthony Marshall, Esq. 2) Elizabeth, d. 1810. 3) Mary, to. George Wilson, Esq. 4) Isabella, d. 1819. Catherine, d. 1814. The elder son, Adam Atkinson, Esq. of Lorbottle, 6. 1 May, 1704 ; J.P., and Major-Commandant of a corps of yeomanry cavalry; to. 25 June, 1816, Eleanor, 4th dau. of Nathaniel Davison, Esq., British Consul at Nice, and afterwards at Algiers, and had issue, 1) Adam, late representative. 2) Nathaniel (Rev.), b. 30 April, 1S22. 3) John, Major 89th regt., 6. 12 April, 1829; to. 23 Aug. 1856, 4) Catherine-Anne, youngest dau. of George-B. Roehfort, Esq. of Claremont Mansion, Dublin, and Woodville, co. Westmeath; and d. 22 April, 1861. 5) Margaret, to. 11 June, 1845, Rev. David Bruce, M.A., Honorary Canon of Durham, 2nd son of Thomas Bruce, Esq. of Arnot, N.B., by Clementina his wife, dau. of Gen. Thomas and Lady Eleanor Dundas. Isabella-Eliza-Cook, to. Thomas-Renny Tailyour, Major Bengal Engineers, eldest son of Alexander-Renny Tailyour, Esq. of Borrowfield, co. Forfar, by Elizabeth, eldest dau. of Sir Alexander Ramsay, Bart, of Balmain, N.B. Eleanor, to. 28 Nov. 1855, Rev. Henry Howse, M.A., Rector of Spinksworth, Norfolk. 1 Louisa-Elizabeth, d. 14 April, 1853. Mr. Atkinson was s. by his eldest son, Adam Atkinson, Esq. of Lorbottle, J.P., Capt. in the Militia, b. 7 April, 1817 ; in. 4 June-, 1850, Charlotte-Eustatia, jnly child of John Collet, Esq. of Upper Belgrave Street, London, sometime M.P. for Athlone, by Emma his wife, eldest Jau. of Sir Thomas Gage, Bart, of Hengrave, and by her (who 1. 2 Aug. 1869) had issue, i. Charles-John, his heir. ii. John-Eustace, 6. 13-Jan. 1857. i. Louisa-Edith, to. 22 Aug. 1876, Henry-Thomas Grubb, eldest son of Thomas Grubb, of Dublin, it. Gertrude, d. 24 July, 1854. hi. Charlotte-Eleanor. iv. Emma-Lucy-Hercy. Mr. Atkinson d. 6 June, 1875, and was s. by his eldest son, Charles-John Atkinson, Esq. of Lorbottle, present representative. (5)
ATKINSON OF BALLYLAHAN.
Atkinson, Charles, Esq. of Ballylahan, formerly )f Rehius, co. Maho, b. 15 Eeb. 1820 ; m. 26 Nov. L851, Hannah, 4th dau. of George Tuthill, Esq. Of Dublin. Lineage. William Atkinson, Esq. of Rehins (son of Charles Atkinson of Rehins, by Deborah his wife, dau. of Capt. John Vaughan, and fourth in descent from Capt. Charles Atkinson, who settled in Ireland, temp. Queen Elizabeth), m. Jane, widow of Joseph Shardlowe, Esq. co. Kildare, and had, with two daus., Deborah, to. Charles Gardiner, Esq. of Cloona, co. Mayo; and Martha, to. William Rogers, Esq., co. Galway, two sons, William, who d.in minority, and his successor, Charles Atkinson, Esq. of Rehins, J.P., High Sheriff 1785, who m. 1785, his cousin Mary, dau. and heir of his uncle, jeorge Atkinson, Esq. of Belleck, co. Mayo, and had issue, William, his heir. Charles, to. Mary, dau. of Major Hill, of Bellaghy Castle, co. Antrim, and dying 1836, left one son, Charles, 6. 1828, d. unm. 1845. Matthew, ol'Mountjoy Square, Dublin, Barrister-at-Law, to. 1850, Mary-Theresa Constance, dau. of D.-J. Cruise, Esq. U.M., and d. s.'p. 1861. Thomas ‘(Rev.), Rector of Poon, co. Limerick, 6.1802; to. 1852, Elizabeth, dau. of Ven. Henry Irwin, Archdeacon of Emly, and d. s. p. July, 1865. Elizabeth, to. Furgus Langley, Esq. of Lickfine, co. Tipperary. Mary, to. 1806, William-Ansdell Leech, Esq. of Rathroan, co.
Mayo. Anne, to. Rev. Charles-P. Coote, brother of Chidley Coote, Esq. of Mount Coote, co. Limerick. Mr. Atkinson d. 1838, and was s. by his son, William Atkinson, Esq. of Rehins, J.P. and D.L., b. 23 )cc. 1790; m. 16 Feb. 1816, Frances, dau. of Charles Langley, Esq. of Coalbrook,- co. Tipperary, and by her (who d. July 1869) had issue, Charles, now of Rehins. William, 6. Dec. 1827. Frances-Wilhelinina, to. 1844, St. George-Henry Stock, Esq. grandson of Dr. Stock, Bishop of Killala, d. Jan. 1870. Mary-Georgina. Elizabeth. Charlotte-Anne. Mr. Atkinson d. 12 April, 18o2, and was s. by his elder son, the present Charles Atkinson, Esq. of Rehins. (5)
ATKINSON OF ANGERTON.
Atkinson, Ralph, Esq. of Angerton, Northumberland, Lieut.-Col. Grenadier Guards, b. 1824 ; m. Sept. 1858, Amy-Emily-Sarali, dau. of Col. Hugh Eitzroy, and has issue, i. Thomas. ii. Henry, i. Lucy. ii. Mary-Grace. He assumed the name of Atkinson in lieu of Bradford in 1872, on succeeding his brother. Lineage—Sir Thomas Bradford, G.C.B., G.C.H., a Gen. in the army (son of the late Thomas Bradford, Esq. Of Woodlands, near Doncaster, and of Ashdown Park, Sussex, and brother of Lieut.-Col. Sir Henry Bradford, who d. 1816, from the effects of wounds received at Waterloo), to. 1st, Mary- Anne, widow of Lieut.-Col. Philip Ainslie, dau. of James Atkinson, Esq. of Newcastle-on-Tyne, and niece of Ralph Atkinson, Esq. of Newcastle-on-Tyne, by whom he had issue, i. James-Henry-Hollis Atkinson, late of Angerton. n. Ralph Atkinson, now of Angerton. i. Elizabeth-Mary, to. Rev. Henry Maltby, son of the late Bishop of Durham. ii. Georgiana-Augusta-Frederica, to. Rev. Henry-Richard Ridley, son of the late Sir M. White Ridley, Bart. in. Barbara, to. Lieut.-Col. Henry Fanshawe, son of the late Lieut.-Gen. Fanshawe, C.B., Royal Engineers. Sir Thomas to. 2ndly, 13 July, 1840, Anne-Elizabeth, widow of Benjamin Goad, Esq. of Harley Street, and d. Nov. 1853. His elder son, James-IIenry-Hollis Bradford, Esq. of Angerton, assumed the surname of Atkinson on succeeding his maternal granduncle, Ralph Atkinson, Esq. of Angerton in 1827. He was b. 9 March, 1819 ; to. 19 March, 1840, Anne-Louisa, dau. of the late William Ellice, Esq. and d. s. p. 1871. (5)
ATKINSON OF CANGORT.
Atkinson, Guy-Newcomen, Esq. of Cangorfc King’s Co., b. 4 Jan. 1847; J.P., and Capt. 88th. regt. ; m. 19 July, 1877, Erances-Elizabeth, only dau. of the Hon. L.-H. King-Harman, and has issue, a son and heir, b. 10 Dec. 1878. Lineage.-This family has been settled in the King’s Co. since the reign of Elizabeth, holding its lands under a patent from the Crown. Anthony Atkinson, Esq. of Cangort (son of William Atkinson, Esq. of Cangort, by Anne Hamilton his wife, granddau. Of Sir Francis Hamilton, Knt. of Killishandra, co. Cavan), and grandson (by Anne his wife, dau. of Sir Robert Newcomen, Bart.) of Anthony Atkinson, Esq. of Cangort (whose father, Lieut. Anthony Atkinson, of the Island of Kiltobret, King’s Co., made his will 16 May, 1626), to. 1709, Mary, dau. Of Admiral John Guy, of Greenwich, Kent (celebrated for having relieved Derry by breaking the boom), and had, with other issue, i. Guy, his heir. ii. Charles, to. Mary, dau. of Robert Saunderson, Esq. Of Clover Hill, co. Cavan, and had a son, Anthony of South Park, co. Tipperary, who to. Katherine, dau. of Dominick Blake, Esq. of Castlecrrove, by Hon. Frances Netherville his wife, dau. of Nicholas, 5th Viscount Netterville, and had (with a dau. Charlotte, who d. unm., and a younger son Charles of South Park), an elder son, George Guy of Ashley Park, Co. Tipperary, J.P. He to. Bridget, dau. of P. Murphy, Esq., and d. 30 July, 1872, leaving with other issue, a third son, James Netterville, now of Ashley Park, b. 1 March, 1843; to. 30 Sept. 1875, Margaret-Theresa, dau. Of Bleasby Smithwick, Esq. of Youghall House, J.P., co. Tipperary. Mr. Atkinson d. Dec. 1743, and was s. by his eldest surviving son, Bev. Got Atkinson, of Cangort, Rector of Aghoghill, co. Antrim, and Vicar of Trim, who to. 1st, 1746, Jane, dau. Of Charles Maule, Esq., and niece of Henry Bishop of Meath, and had by her an only child, Anthony, who d. s. p. He m. 2ndly, Jane, dau. of Jackson Wray, Esq. of co. Donegal, and had by her, 1 Hugh, who d. in India; 2 Guy, an officer in the navy, blown up by the explosion of a ship on fire; 3 Jackson, of whom presently; 4 Charles (Rev.), Rector of Creggan, co. Armagh, to. Thomasine, dau. of the Rev. Mr. Downing, of co. Londonderry; 5 George, to. Leonora, dau. of Jackson Wray, Esq. of Brentford, co. Antrim, and assumed, by royal license, the surname and arms of What ; and 1 Maria, Mrs. Golding. The 3rd son, Jackson-Wray Atkinson, Esq. of Cangort, Lieut .-Col. Of the King’s Co. Militia, to. 1794, Sarah, dau. of Richard Caddell, Esq. of Downpatrick, and had issue, Got, his heir. Henry, b. July, 1806; to. 9 April, 1839, Elizabeth-Jane, eldest dau. of the Rev. William-Brownlow Savage, Rector of Shinrone, King’s Co., and had issue, 1 Charles, b. 23 Dec. 1842. 2 John-Lavallin Savage, b. 4 March, 1846. 3 Guy, b. 9 April, 1848 ; d. 14 April, 1852. 4 William-Henry, 6. 4 Feb. 1850. 5 William-Brownlow-Savage, b. 20 March, 1851 ; d. 20 March, 1872. 1 Elizabeth- Barbara, to. 13 Sept. 1859, Edward-Kerry Supple, Esq. 2 Sarah-Anne. 3 Catharine-Sophia. 4 Caroline-Frances-Stewart. 5 Ida-Anna-Margaret. Charles, an officer 10th Native Cavalry, E.I.C.S. ; d. in India from the bite of a snake, 1840. Richard, b. 1819 ; to. 14 Oct. 1840, Mary-Jane, dau. of George Golding, Esq. of Lime Park, co. Tyrone, and d. 18 July, 1871, having had issue, 1 Guy-Travers, b. 19 June, 1843; d. 30 Oct. following. 2 Richard-Gustavus, 6. 5 May, 1850 ; d. 10 Oct. following. 3 Edward-Dupre of Gortmore, Duadrum, co. Dublin, b. 2 Feb. 1855. 1 Georgiana, 6. 28 Sept. 1841. 2 Sarah-Maria, b. 31 Jan. 1845. 3 Alicia-Emily, b. 9 Feb. 1847 ; d. 24 Jan. 1840. 4 Katherine-Mabel, b. 26 Aug. 1857 ; to. 13 April, 1875, Robert-Baker Stoney, Esq. 5 Emmeline-Caroline, -5. 18 Sept. 1859. 6 Mary-Jane, b. 10 Aug. 1861 ; d. 24 Oct. 1876. Sarah. Maria. Mabella-Jane. Caroli ne-Stead^^m. William L’Estiange, Esq. of Kilcummin. Emily-Rebecca. Harriet-Anne. Col. Atkinson d. 14 Aug. 1846, and was s. by his eldest son, Gcy Atkinson, Esq. of Cangort, King’s Co., J.P., b. 14 July, 1800; to. 24 Oct. 1839, Anne-Margaret, 2nd dau. Of William Trench, Esq. of Cangort Park, brother of the 1st Lord Ashtown, and had issue, i. Charles, d. an infant at Rome, 1841. Ii. Guy-Newcomen, now of Cangort. in. William-Henry, b. 28 Aug. 1848; to. 1877, Anna, dau. Of L. Moore, Esq. of Cremorgan. iv. Richard-Frederick, 67th regt. b. 11 Dec. 1849. i. Sarah-Harriet, to. 11 May, 1865, George-Arthur, eldest son of W.-T. Waller, Esq. of Prior Park. ii. Emily, to. 4 Oct. 1865, George-A. Western, Esq. hi. Caroline-Sophia, to. 14 Dec. 1866, Capt. James-Hallifax Western, Royal Engineers. Mr. Atkinson d. 1S59, and was s. by his eldest surviving son* Guy-Newcomen Atkinson, Esq. of Cangort, present representative. (5)
ATKINSON, B. (L.)—Cr. 19 Dec. 1905 ; Ext. 13 March, 1932. Son of Life B. : Hon. Hubert Rowan, Major and Brevet Lt.-Col. late Loyal Regt., Staff Capt. Min. of Munitions 1916 ; served in World War I (despatches), b. 6 Oct. 1882 ; to. 30 Jan. 1907, Mabel Coralie (d. 1942), dau. of George Gerard Tyrrell, of 17, Victoria Park, Dover, and has issue, Desmond Gerald Rowan, educ. Bradfield Coll., and
R.M.C. ; Major K.O.Y.L.I., served in World War II ; b. 15 Feb. 1912 ; to. 26 April, 1947, Diana, dau. of Major Lipscomb, of Bramham Lodge, Boston Spa, co. York. Addresses—23, Westbourne Gardens, W.2 ; Little Highfields Colchester. Dau.-in-law of Life B. (widow of Hon. Cecil Thomas Atkinson) : Florence, dau. of Godfrey Lovelace Taylor, J.P., of Orangeville, co. Wexford ; to. 6 Aug. 1903, and has issue. Club—Empress. (6)
Early American Immigration and New World Settlers
American Revolution Veterans
Civil War Veterans
1) (Newark. co. Nottingham, granted 1663. Jasper Atkinson, Esq., of the Mint, son of Henry William Atkinson, Esq. , Provost of the Hon. Company of Moneyers). Erm. on a fesse sa. three pheons ar. Crest— A pheon or. Motto: Nil sine latiore.
2) (Newcastle). (London). Gu. an eagle displ. ar. on a chief or, a rose betw. two martlets az. Crest—An eagle wings expanded ar. beaked and legged gu.
3) (Cambridgeshire, granted 1624). Sa. a cross flory ar. betw. four escallops or. Crest—A sea lion sejant ar. holding in the dexter paw an escallop or.
4) (Stowell, co. Gloucester). Az. a cross patonce betw. four lions ramp. ar.
5) (Newcastle). Erm. on a fesse gu. betw. three pheons az. a lion pass. or. Crest—A pheon az.
6) (Newcastle). Ar. an eagle displ. with two heads sa. on a chief gu. a rose betw. two martlets or.
7) (Angerton, near Morpeth, co. Northumberland). Erm. on a fesse double cottised gu. betw. three pheons az. a lion pass. betw. two roses ar. Crest—On a mount betw. two roses stalked and leaved ppr. a pheon az. Motto—Crede Dco.
8) (Mayor of Norwich, 1702). Ar. an eagle displ. sa. on a chief az. a cinquefoil betw. two martlets or.
9) (Morton, co. Nottingham. Her. Visit.). Or, an eagle displ. gu. beaked and membered az. on a chief of the last three bezants. Crest—A demi eagle wings displ. or, collared sa.
10) (Somersetshire). Az. a cross voided betw. four lions ramp. or. Crest—An eagle wings expanded ar. beaked and legged gu.
11) (Yorkshire and Northumberland). Erm. a fesse betw. three pheons sa. Crest—A pheon or.
12) (Rehins and Ballylahan, co. Mayo). Erm. on a fesse per pale gu. and vert three fleurs-de-lis ar. Crest—An eagle displ. with two heads ar. charged on the breast with a fleur-de-lis sa. Motto—Est pii Deum et patriam diligere.
13) (granted to Richard Atkinson, Esq., Highficld House, Rathgar, co. Dublin, Lord Mayor of Dublin, 1857 and 1861). Erm. on a fess engr. betw. three pheons sa. a civic crown or. Crest—On the battlements of a castle ar. flammant ppr. a pheon or. Motto—Esperance en Dieu.
14) (granted 1604 to Capt. Roger Atkinson). Gu. on a bend cotised or, three helmets of the first. Crest—A wolf's head erased sa.
15) (Morland, co. Westmoreland, and Lee, Kent). (Rampsbeck Lodge, co. Cumberland). Gu. an eagle displ. with two heads ar. on chief of the second three mullets of the first. Crest—A falcon, wings expanded.
16) Ar. a cross betw. four mullets pierced az.
17) (Cangort, King's Co.). Or, an eagle displ. with two heads az. beaked and legged gu. in chief a rose of the last seeded gold betw. two martlets sa. Crest—An eagle displ. with two heads az. beaked and legged gu. Motto—Deo et regi fidelis.
18) Gu. an eagle displ. with two heads ar. on a chief of the last three estoiles of the first.
19) (Micklegate House, Pontefract, co. York; John Frank Atkinson, Esq., youngest son of Robert Atkinson, by Louisa, his wife, dau. of Thomas G. Street, Esq., of Kilburn, co. Middlesex, was b. 1821, and m. 1860, Mary Elizabeth, dau. of Christopher Edward Damphier, Esq., of The Hollies, co. Southampton, and sister of Crosslegh Damphier Crossley, Esq., of Scaitcliffe, co. Lancaster). Gu. an eagle displ. with two heads ar. on a chief or, a rose betw. two martlets az. impaling for Damphier, or, a lion ramp. sa. ducally crowned gu. on a chief of the last a label of five points ar. Crest—An eagle, wings expanded ar. holding a fleur-de-lis in the beak, beaked and legged gu. Motto—Tempus omnia revelat.
20) (Woolley Grange, Bradford-on-Avon, co. Wilts, Wall’s End, and Benwell, co. Northumberland; confirmed to Clara Atkinson, widow of Buddle Atkinson, Esq., of Woolley Grange, Wall’s End, and Benwell, Lieut. R. Art., and her descendants). Ar. an eagle displ. with two heads pean betw. two fiaunches sa. each charged with a buglehorn, stringed of the first a chief gu. thereon betw. two martlets or, a pale of the last charged with a rose, also gu. barbed and seeded ppr. Crest—For wale descendants, an eagle displ. with two heads sa. suspended from the neck a bugle-horn, as in the arms, and holding in each claw a rose gu. slipped and leaved ppr. Motto—Deo et regi fidelis.