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  • Collection: High Stewards of Wokingham

Major John Lycett Wills

John Wills was born on 29th May 1910., the son of Arnold Stancomb Wills and Hilda Caroline Lyon. His great great Grandfather was Henry Overton Wills 1, founder of Wills & Co which later became the famed tobacco company, W.D. & H.O. Wills.

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Lady Elizabeth Godsal O.B.E.

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In addition to being the 19th High Steward of Wokingham, Lady Elizabeth is Vice Lord-Lieutenant of the Royal County of Berkshire, a position she has held since 2005. She also held the office of High Sheriff of Berkshire in 1990; was Chief President…

Major John L Wills

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Coat of Arms for Major John L Wills of Allanby Park, Binfield. (No description is given for the Coat of Arms). Appointed 1973.

The Most Hon. the 6th Marquess of Ormonde C.V.O., M.C

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Coat of Arms for The Most Hon. the 6th Marquess of Ormonde C.V.O., M.C. Succeeded to the title in 1949. (No description is given for the arms) Appointed 1956.

H.R.H. the Duke of Connaught and Strathearn K.G.

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Coat of Arms of H.R.H. the Duke of Connaught and Strathearn K.G. 3rd son of Queen Victoria. This shows the Royal Arms differenced by a label of three points as a son of the Sovereign. Appointed 1919.

Arthur, Marquess of Downshire

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Coat of Arms of Arthur, Marquess of Downshire. The quarterings usually shown with the paternal arms (see for example Burke`s Peerage 1949 edition) have been omitted as they are borne by this branch of the family by inheritance only and their use is…

Arthur Fraser Walter

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Coat of arms of Arthur Fraser Walter, son of John Walter. These arms are as given in Burke`s Landed Gentry 1886 edition. It is doubtful that this family is entitled to armorial bearings and none are given in Burke`s Landed Gentry 1952 edition.

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John Walter of Bearwood

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Coat of Arms of John Walter of Bearwood. These arms are as given in Burke`s Landed Gentry 1886 edition. It is doubtful that this family is entitled to armorial bearings and none are given in Burke`s Landed Gentry 1952 edition. Appointed 1885.

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Charles, 5th Lord Braybrook

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Coat of Arms of Charles, 5th Lord Braybrook. Richard Cornwallis`s brother, sharing the single Neville shield of arms. This has been done because current books of reference follow this practice. It is doubtful whether this is correct and unless some…

Richard Cornwallis Neville, 4th Lord Braybrook

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Coat of Arms of Richard Cornwallis Neville, 4th Lord Braybrook. Sharing the single Neville shield of arms. This has been done because current books of reference follow this practice. It is doubtful whether this is correct and unless some Royal…