Blazons & Genealogy Notes
1) (Radley, co. Berks,bart.). (Amberden Hall, co. Essex, bart., extinct 1695; Sir James Stonhouse, grandson of George Stonhouse, Esq., of Radley, co. Berks, was created a bart. 1641; the sixth bart. d. s. p.). Ar. on a fess sa. betw. three hawks volant az. a leopard’s face enclosed by two mullets or. Crest—A talbot’s head couped ar. collared sa. lined and catching a dove volant of the last. Motto—Sublimiora petamus.
2) (Stonhouse-Vigor) (Venerable Archdeacon Timothy Stonhouse, Vicar of Sunningwell, co. Berks, second son of Sir James Stonhouse, ninth bart. of Radley, assumed by royal licence, 1795, the additional surname of Vigor). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, per fess or and sa. six lions ramp. three, two, and one, counterchanged, for Vigor; 2nd and 3rd, ar. on a fess. sa. betw. three hawks volant az. a leopard’s face enclosed by two mullets or, for Stonhouse. Crests— 1st, Vigor: A lion’s gamb ppr. charged with a fess, thereon a leopard’s face sa.; 2nd, same as Stonhouse, of Radley.