Amery of Park House
AMERY, JOHN, Esq., F.S.A., of Park House, Stourbridge, co. Worcester, J.P. and D.L., barrister-at-law, b. 10 Feb. 1799; m. 1 Nov. 1824, Anna-Dorothea, eldest dau. of the Rev. Frederick-William Foster, of Derbyshire, elder brother of John Foster, Esq. of Brickhill, co. Bedford, and has issue,
I. JOHN-FREDERICK FOSTER, B.A., Worcester College, Oxon, b. 24 Dec. 1825.
II. Edmund-Verdon, M.A., Brazenose College, Oxon, in holy orders, Incumbent of Bamford, co. Derby, b. 21 July, 1827; m. 17 July, 1858, Fanny, 4th dau. of the late Clifton Wintringham Loscombe, Esq. of Stanmore, co. Middlesex
III. Henry-Dickinson, b. 28 Sept. 1831.
IV. William-D'Amery, b. 1 Dec, 1839.
I. Anna-Eleonora, d. 10 Aug. 1844.
Lineage.-The family of D'Amery came to England with the CONQUEROR, from Tours; and different branches were subsequently seated in the counties of Somerset, Oxford, Devon, and Gloucester.
ROGER D'AMERY, of Yate, co. Gloucester, and his descendants, held the manor of Weston Birt, in the same co., from the 22nd EDWARD III., until it was alienated by RICHARD D'AMERY, of Codrington, about the year 1610: from this Richard descended ROGER D'AMERY, whose son, JOHN, was father of RICHARD AMERY, of Stoney Stainton, co. York, father of an only son, RICHARD AMERY, Esq. of Fishlake, who m. Miss Conway, and had two sons, of whom the elder, RALPH AMERY, Esq. of Womersley, m. Ann Banks, and was father of an only son, JOHN AMERY, Esq. who m. Ann Eccles, and left, with other issue, a son and successor, the present JOHN AMERY, Esq. of Park House, Stourbridge.
Arms-Arg., three bars, nebule, gu.; over all a bend, engrailed, az.
Crest-Out of a mural crown, a talbot's head.
Motto-Tu ne cede malis
Seat-Park House, Stourbridge, co. Worcester.
a.k.a. Burke's Landed Gentry, 1862