Pedigree Index

Adair of Heatherton Park

ADAIR, ALEXANDER, Esq. of Heatherton Park, co. Somerset, and Colehouse, Devon, b. 15 Sept. 1791; m. 17 June, 1828, Harriet-Eliza, dau. of George Atkinson, Esq. of Temple Sowerby, Westmorland, and has issue,

I. ALEXANDER-WILLIAM. capt. in the army, J.P. co. Somerset, b. 28 Oct. 1829; m. 5 June, 1860, Caroline-Maria, eldest dau. of J.-G. Turnbull, Esq.
II. Robert-Desmond, b. 19 Jan. 1831.
III. Hugh-Jenison, b. 21 March, 1835.
IV. Allan-Shafto, b. 20 Dec. 1836.
V. Henry-Atkinson, b. 17 March, 1839.
I. Harriet-Camilla, m. 1856, to Hugh-Edward Adair, Esq., M.P.
II. Henrietta-Mary.

Mr. Adair is younger brother of Sir Robert-Shafto Adair, Bart., being 2nd surviving son of the late Hugh (commonly called William) Adair, Esq. of Ballymena, co. Antrim, by Camilla, his wife, dau. and heir of Robert Shafto, Esq. of Benwell, Northumberland.

Arms-Per bend, or and arg., three dexter hands, couped at the wrist, two and one, gu.
Crest-A man's head, couped and bloody, ppr.
Motto-Loyal au mort.
Seats-Heatherton Park, near Taunton; and Cole House, near Bovey Tracey.

Transcribed from A genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, by Sir Bernard Burke, Ulster King of Arms, fourth edition, 1862;
a.k.a. Burke's Landed Gentry, 1862