1) (Baron of Stockport, co. Chester; Sir Robert de Stockport, son of Robert Fitz-Waltheop, Lord of Etchells, was immediate tenant of Stockport under the Baron of Dunham Massey; he d. 23 Henry III., A.D. 1238, leaving a son, Robert de Stockport, who had two sons, 1) Richard, d. 1292, leaving two dans, his co-heirs; 2) Sir Roger de Stockport, Knt., of Woodford, who was possessed of the township of Hattlesbury, 17 Edward I., A.D. 1288, and had by Lucy, his wife, a son, Geoffrey De Stockport, who got a conveyance of the Great Warford, 1337, and left descendants by Eleanor, his wife). Modern: Az. three lozenges or,
2) Same as above, but ancient. (Saltersford, co. Chester, and New Hall, co. Meath; Captain James Stopford, grandfather of James Stofford, Esq., of Courtown, co. Wexford, who was father of James, first Earl of Courtown; Fun. Ent. Ulster’s Office, 1660, of his first wife, Eleanor, dau. of John Morewood, Esq., co. York). Az. semée of crosses crosslet or, three lozenges of the last, modern.
3) (Earl of Courtown and Baron Saltersford; James Stopford, Esq., of Courtown, co. Wexford, son and heir of James Stopford, Esq., of New Hall, co. Meath, who purchased Courtown from John Chichester, Esq., 1711, and grandson of William Stopford, Esq., the eldest son of Captain James Stopford, of Saltersford, co. Chester, was created Baron Courtovm 1758, and Viscount Stopford and Earl of Courtovm 1762, in the Peerage of Ireland; James, second Earl of Courtown, one of the Founder Knight of St. Patrick, was created Baron Saltersford, in the Peerage of Great Britain, 1794). Motto—Patriae infelici fidelis. Az. three lozenges or, betw. nine crosses crosslet of the last. Crest—A wyvern, wings expanded vert. Supporters—Two stags ppr. collared and chained or, each charged on the shoulder with a lozenge of the last.
4) (Stopford-Sackville) (Drayton House, co. Northampton; William Bruce Stopford, Esq., fourth son of Hon. and Bev. Richard Bruce Stopford, Canon of Windsor, and Chaplain to Her Majesty, the fourth son of James, Earl of Courtown, K.P., m. 1837, Caroline Harriet, dau. of George Sackville-Germain, and neice and heiress of Charles, fifth and last Duke of Dorset, and assumed in consequence, by royal licence, the additional surname of Sackville, when he had the following arms exemplified to him). Motto—Patriæ infelici fidelis. Quarterly, 1st and 4th. quarterly, or and gu. over all a bend vair, for Sackville; 2nd and 3rd, az. three lozenges or, betw. nine crosses crosslet of the last, for Stopford. Crests—1st, Sackville: Out of a coronet composed of eight fleurs-de-lis or, an estoile of eight points ar.; 2nd, Stopford: A wyvern, wings expanded vert.
5) (Stopford-Blair) (Penningham, co. Wigtown; Col. William Henry Stopford, third son of Lieut.-Gen. Hon. Edward Stopford, second son of James, first Eart of Courtown, assumed, by royal licence, the additional surname of Blair, upon inheriting the Penningham estate, the property of James Blair, Esq., of Penningham, who m. 1815, Col. Stopford's sister, Elizaseth Katherine, and d. s. p. 1841). (Hon. and Right Rev. Thomas Stopford, Bishop of Cork and Boss, 1794-1805, third son of James, first Earl of Courtown). (Right Rev. James Stopford, Bishop of Cloyne, 1753-59, testified by Jonathan Swift, Dean of St. Patrick’s, as “A modest, learned, virtuous, and deserving gentleman," son of James Stopford, Esq., second son of Captain James Stopford, of Saltersford, and his grandson, Right Hon, and Most Rev. Edward Stopford, Bishop of Meath, 1842-50). (co. Cork; descended from Joseph Stopford, 6. 1732, second son of James Stopford, Bishop of Cloyne). Quarterly, 1st and 4th, ar. a chev. sa. betw. three torteaux, a canton or, for distinction, for Blair; 2nd and 3rd, az. three lozenges betw. nine crosses crosslet or, for Stopford. Crests—1st, Blair: A dove, wings expanded ppr. charged on the breast with a torteanx for distinction; 2nd, Stopford: A wyvern, wings expanded vert.
6) Az. semée of crosses crosslet or, three lozenges of the last, modern.