Francis Hearle Stephens

Samuel Stephens
Betty Wallis
  1. Eliza Tuthill,
  2. Sophia Louisa Prior,
Arms of Stephens of Tregenna Castle
Arms of Stephens of Tregenna Castle
Per pale gules and vert a fesse indented argent guttée de sang between three eagles displayed or.
Burke, Bernard, The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales, p 968. , London, Harrison & Sons.
  1. Goutte (liquid drop) from Korfi2Go.
  2. Eagle displayed from OSeveno.
Pedigree of Stephens of Tregenna Castle
  1. Baptism at St Ives, Cornwall OPC Baptisms
  2. Marriage at Ballyshannon Church of Capt Francis Hearle Stephens, 14th King’s Light Dragoons, third son of the late Samuel Stephens of Tregenna Castle, Cornwall and 49 Baker Street, Portman Square, London, and Eliza, only daughter of the Revd James Tuthill, rector of Belleek, County Fermanagh, and granddaughter of Matthew Davies, JP, Ballyshannon, County Donegal, Londonderry Sentinel p 3, Dublin Morning Register p 3, Morning Post p 4.
  3. Marriage at Leamington Priors of Capt Francis Hearle Stephens, 14th Light Dragoons, and Louisa Sophia Prior, third daughter of AR Prior and granddaughter of the late Sir John Call, Bart, of Whiteford, Cornwall, Salisbury and Winchester Journal p 3, Taunton Courier and Western Advertiser p 7 (gives date as ), Worcester Journal p 3.
  4. Death of Francis Hearle Stephens, formerly Major, 14th Light Dragoons, lately Major, 1st Royal Dragoons, London Evening Standard p 4, Cornish Telegraph p 3 (states he was third son of Samuel Stephens), Penzance Gazette p 2, Morning Herald (London) p 8, Royal Cornwall Gazette p 8, West Briton and Cornwall Advertiser p 8, Death of Francis Hearle Stephens, aged 40, registered in Jan–Mar , Hastings district, vol 2b, p 17. GRO FreeBMD. GRO gives age at death as 40; not consistent with baptism record.
  5. Burke, Bernard. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Colonial Gentry, Vol I, p 52, . London, Harrison & Sons.