1) (Little Ireton, co. Derby, and Attenborough, co. Nottingham; nine descents are recorded in the Visit, of the former county, a.d. 1611. Gen. Henry Ireton, representative of the family, so notorious in the civil wars, was horn at Attenton, in 1610; he m. Bridget, dau. of Oliver Cromwell, and dying in 1651, when Lord Deputy of Ireland under the Usurpation, left one son, Henry, who d. s. p., and four daus.; first, Elizabeth, m. to Thomas Polhill, Esq., of Otford, co. Kent; second, Jane, m. to Richard Lloyd, Esq.; third, Bridget, m. to Thomas Bendysh, Esq., of Southtown, co. Sussex; and fourth, m. to Mr. Carter, a wealthy merchant of Yarmouth). Motto—Fay ce que doy, advienne que pourra. Erm. two bends gu. Crest—A squirrel sejant cracking a nut ppr.
2) (John Ireton, Lord Mayor of London, 1659, brother of Gen. Ireton). Ar. two bends gu.
3) Erm. (another, ar.) a bend voided gu.
4) (co. Oxford; arms in the Church of Queen’s Coll. Visit. Oxon, 1574). Per saltire or and gu.
5) Gyronny of four erm. and gu.
6) (Reg. Ulster’s Office). Erm. two bendlets gu. Crest—A squirrel sejant ppr.
7) Ar. a fesse and three mullets in chief gu.