Pedigree Index

Amherst of Field Gate House

AMHERST, THE RIGHT REV. FRANCIS-KERRIL, of Field Gate House, co. Warwick, Roman Catholic Bishop of Northampton, b. 17 July, 1819.

Lineage.-This is an ancient Essex family. The late WILLIAM-KERRIL AMHERST, Esq. of Parndon, in that county, m. in May, 1817, Mary-Louisa, dau. of Francis Fortescue Turvile, Esq. of Bosworth Hall, co. Leicester, and left issue,

FRANCIS-KERRIL, now of Field Gate House.
William-Joseph, b. 7 July, 1820.
Caroline, and Mary-Barbara, nuns.

Arms-Gu., three tilting spears or lances, erect, in fesse, or, headed. az.
Crest-On a mount, vert, three like spears, one erect, and two in saltier, girt with a wreath of laurel, ppr.
Seat-Field Gate House, Kenilworth.

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