Hunter armorial families

armorial bearings of General Archibald Hunter

Gen. Sir Archibald Hunter

G.C.B. (1911), G.C.V.O. (1912), D.S.O. (1886), A.D.C. General to King George 1917-20, ret. 1920, General Officer Comdg. Aldershot Training Centre 1914-17, Gen. Officer Comdg. Southern Army (India) 1907-10, Gov. and Com. -in-Chief at Gibraltar 1910-13, Col. the King's Own Rov. Lanes. Regt., Hon. Col. late 1st V.B. H.L.I., Hon. Col. 5th Batt. Roy. Lancs. Regt. and 8th Battalion Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, served in Soudan Exped. 1884-5 (despatches, Brev.-Maj.), in Nile Exped. 1885-6, and in action at Toski 1889, comd. 3rd Div. Dongola Exped. 1896 (despatches, Maj.-Gen.), and a Div. in Soudan Campaign 1897-8, attached to Egyptian Army 1884-7 and 1888-92, Gov. of Suakim 1892-4, of the Frontier Province 1894-6, and Comdt. Dongola Provinces 1896-9, Gov. of Omdurman 1899, comd. Quetta Dist. 1899, Chief of Gen. Buller's Staff in S.A. War 1899, and subsequently comd. a Div., comd. the Forces in Scotland 1901 - 1903, when he was appointed to command the troops in Bombay and the West Army Corps, India, has the Medjidie, M.P. Lancaster 1918-22.

Born in 1856; m. 1910, Mary (d. 1924), d. of Hickson Fergusson, of The Knowe, Ayr, and widow of George, 2nd Baron Inverclyde.

Gules, on a fesse between three hunting-horns stringed or, a crescent between two mullets azure. Mantling gules and or. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a stag's head argent, armed and erased gules, between two arrows, points downward or. Supporters — On the dexter side, a private soldier of the 4th or King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, dressed in the uniform worn in the year 1875; and on the sinister side, a soldier of the 9th Soudanese Batt. of the Egyptian Army. Motto —" Follow."
armorial bearings of Andrew Alexander Hunter

Andrew Alexander Hunter

Gentleman, Bursar of Cheltenham College. Born August 7, 1855, being the eldest son of Major-General Andrew Hunter of the Bengal Staff Corps, by his wife Caroline Cherry, daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Nuttall Greene, Esquire, Jusice of the Peace and Deputy - Lieutenant, of Kilmanahan Castle, in the county of Waterford, Ireland.
Clubs—Junior Constitutional, New (Cheltenham).
Armorial bearings — He bears for Arms : Argent, on a chevron azure, between three hunting-horns vert, garnished and stringed gules, a crescent of the first. Above the shield is placed a helmet befitting his degree, with a mantling gules, doubled argent; and on a wreath of his liveries is set for Crest, a stag's head caboshed or; and in an escroll over the same this Motto, "Vigilantia, robur, voluptas." Meaning; vigilance, strength, pleasure.

armorial bearings of Charles Hunter late of Seaside, Perthshire

Charles Hunter

Esquire, F.R.S.(Edin.),F.S.A. (Scot.), D.L., J.P., High Sheriff Anglesey (1890), County Alderman, late Major Militia, Lieut. - Col. and Hon. Col. (retired) 2nd Vol. Batt. R.W. Fusiliers, Knight of Justice of the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England. Born July 27, 1844, being the only issue of the marriage of the late James Hunter, Esq., Capt. on the Staff, formerly 42nd Royal Highlanders, late of Seaside, Glencarse, Perthshire, by his wife Jane, dau. of the late Hugh Gordon, Esq., D.L., J.P., H.M.I.C.S., of Carrenbanno and Manar, Aberdeenshire.
Club — Junior United Service.
Armorial bearings — Vert, three greyhounds at full speed in pale argent, collared gules, within a bordure or, on a chief engrailed of the second a fleur-de-lis azure between two bugles of the field, stringed and veruled of the third, the whole abaisse under the chief of St. John of Jerusalem in England. Mantling vert and argent. Crest — Upon a wreath of the liveries, a greyhound's head and neck couped argent, collared gules. Motto — "Dum spiro spero" meaning; While I breathe, I hope.
Married, July 19, 1876, Sarah Elizabeth (of Plas Coch and Brynddu, Lady of the Manor of Cemaes, Lady of Grace of St. John of Jerusalem; Club — Empress), heiress of William Bulkeley Hughes, Esq., of Plas Coch and Brynddu, D.L., J.P. for Anglesey and Carnarvonshire, High Sheriff, for forty years M.P. Carnarvon Dist. Boroughs, Lord of the Manor of Cemaes; and has Issue — William Bulkeley Hughes Hunter, an Esquire of the Order of St. John of Jerusalem, late Capt. 3rd Vol. Batt. R. Welsh Fus., b. April 20, 1880; Elizabeth Gordon; Anna Love; and Ethel Marjory.
Seat — Plas Coch, Llanfairpwll, Anglesey.

armorial bearings of James Ewing Hunter

James Ewing Hunter

M.B., CM. Born Oct. 2, 1862, being the only son of David Hunter of Cathcart, Lanark, by his wife Jane Jardine, dau. of Peter Ewing.
Clubs — University (Glasgow), Conservative (Helensburgh).
Armorial bearings — Per fesse invected vert and gules, in chief two hunting-horns or, garnished gules, stringed gold, in base the sun in his splendour of the third. Mantling vert doubled or. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a falcon rising proper. Motto -"Swift and sure." Postal address —Duncairn, Helensburgh, co. Dumbarton.

armorial bearings of Richard Hubbard Hunter

Richard Hubbard Hunter

Esq., J.P., of Glentyan, co. Renfrew. Born , being the second son of William Hunter, Merchant in Glasgow, who resided in parish of Cathcart, co. Lanark.
Armorial bearings — Per fesse vert and gules, in chief two hunting-horns or, garnished gules, stringed gold, in base the sun in his splendour, all within a bordure of the last. Mantling vert, doubled or. Crest — On a wreath of his liveries, a falcon rising proper; and in an escroll over the same this Motto, — "Semper sublime."
Married, 1875, Marion, seconddau. of James Tod, Esq., J.P. for Midlothian, of Eskbank House, Dalkeith; and has Issue. Residence — Glentyan, Kilbarchan, Renfrewshire. Club — New (Glasgow).

arms for Gould Read Hunter-WestonJane Hunter's armorial bearings

Gould Read Hunter-Weston

The late lieutenant Colonel Gould Read Hunter-Weston of Hunterston. F.S.A., D.I, J.P. CO. Ayr, Knight of Justice and Hon. Commander Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England. Born 1823, being the son of James Willis Weston, Gentleman (of the family of Weston of Weston Lyzard and Hagley Hall, co. Stafford), by his wife Anne, second dau. of the late John Crouch [of the family of Crouch of Corneybury co. Herts), of Weymouth, co. Dorset; served on Political and Staff Employ, Capture of Durriabad Forts 1850, Outbreak of Indian Mutiny, May and June 1857, Defence of Lucknow Residency 1857 (Brevet Majority), Alumbagh Capture of Lucknow 1858 [mentioned in despatches and in the "London Gazette"; medal, clasps, and one years extra service] ; and assumed by Royal License, in the year 1880, the additional name and arms of Hunter, under the deed of entail conveying the estate of Hunterston.
Livery — Dark blue or Oxford mixture trimmed with yellow lace, on which eagles displayed sable and hunting-horns are alternately woven; yellow and black waistcoat, black breeches.
Armorial bearings — He bears for Arms [exclusive of other quarterings]: Quarterly 1 and 4, or an eagle displayed regardant sable, charged on the breast with a crescent of the first, in chief two crescents of the second (for Weston); 2 and 3 or, three hunting-horns vert, stringed gules, and for distinction a cross crosslet of the last (for Hunter); and upon an escutcheon of pretence, in right of his wife, the arms of Hunter, namely or, three hunting-horns vert, stringed gules. Upon the escutcheon is placed a helmet befitting his degree, with a mantling sable and or; and for his Crests, I. upon a wreath of the colours, an eagle rising regardant sable, charged on the breast and on each wing with a crescent or (for Weston); 2. upon a wreath of the colours, a greyhound sejant proper, gorged with an antique crown or, and charged upon the shoulder for distinction with cross crosslet gules (for Hunter) [these distinctions not to be borne by his descendants]; with the Mottoes, " Aquila non capit muscas," " Cursum perficio." And further, for his wife, upon a lozenge, as heir of line and head of that family, the arms of Hunter of Hunterston repeated, namely or, three hunting-horns vert, stringed gules, the lozenge having as Supporters, on either side of it a greyhound proper, gorged with an antique crown or.
Married, firstly, 1860, Frances Elizabeth Eleanor, only child of John Crooke freeman of Crooke Hall, in the County Palatine of Lancaster; and secondly, 1863, Jane, Lady of Justice of the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem in England, daughter and heir of the late Robert Hunter of Hunterston, of the county of Ayr; and has Issue — (1) Aylmer Gould Hunter-Weston, Esq., Major in the Royal Engineers, served the Miranzai and Waziristan Expeditions, and in the Egyptian and South African Wars (frequently mentioned in despatches), born 1864; (2) Reginald Hugh Hunter-Weston, gentleman, late Lieut. Seaforth Highlanders, born 1869 [m., Aug. 9, 1899, Agnes, dau. of John Roberts, Esq., C.M.G. Littlebourne, Dunedin, N.Z.]. Estate and postal address - Hunterston, West Kilbride, Ayrshire.
Clubs — United Service, Athenaeum, County.

Major Charles Fleeming Hunter

. Armorial bearings — Vert, three dogs of chase courant argent, collared or, on a chief wavy of the second, three hunting horns of the first stringted gules. Mantling gules and argent. Crest — On a wreath of the colours, a greyhound sejant argent, collared gules. Motto —"Cursum perficio."

Richard Hunter, Esquire

, J.P. and D.L for co. Haddington, and J.P. co. Berwick, formerly Lieut. E. Lothian and Berwickshire Yeo. Cav. Born January 5, 1851, being the eldest son of the late Colonel Richard Hunter, 7th Madras Cavalry, by his wife Hannah, youngest dau. of Richard Watt of Speke Hall, co. Lancaster, and Bishop Burton, co. York.
Armorial bearings — Vert, three hunting-horns argent, garnished gules, on a chief of the second two boars' heads couped of the third, langued azure. Mantling gules, doubled argent. Crest - On a wreath of his liveries, a stag's head proper. Mottoes —"Vigilantiarobur voluptas," and "Deo date."
Married - April 28, 1885, Evelyn Mary, younger dau. of the late Sir William Miller, Bart., of Manderston; and has Issue — James William Hunter, Gentleman, b. June 30, 1886.
Seat — Thurston, Innerwick, N.B. Clubs—Carlton, Junior Carlton, New (Edinburgh).