Chafy-Chafy, William Kyle Westwood (1841 -1916)

The Reverend William Chafy was the eldest son of William Westwood Chafy and his first wife Annette, second daughter of the Right Reverend Samuel Kyle, D.D., Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. Born 24 June 1841, he was educated at Christ Church, Oxford and took his B.A. in 1865, his M.A. in 1867 and his D.D. A Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries and of the Zoological Society, he married in 1872, Mary Clara second daughter of Evelyn Philip Shirley Esq of Ettingham Park, Warwickshire. They had two sons and five daughters. He died 16 July 1916 and was succeeded by his elder son Hugh Edmund Chafy, who obtained new arms from the Herald College in 1924, Azure five fusils conjoined in fess argent and in dexter chief a lion rampant argent, so as to conform as closely as possible to the ancient arms of the Chafy family.

Seat / Residence(s): Rous Lench Court, Worcestershire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Chafy-Chafy, William Kyle Westwood (1841 - 1916) (Stamp 1) Arms: Per pale a griffin segreant on a chief engrailed ermine three lozenges
Impalement: Paly a canton ermine
Heraldic Charges: canton, Heraldic Charges: chief engrailed, on a, Heraldic Charges: griffin segreant, Heraldic Charges: lozenges (3)
Chafy-Chafy, William Kyle Westwood (1841 - 1916) (Stamp 2) Motto: Fide et fiduciu
Helmet: Esquire
Crest: A peacock in its pride
Arms: Per pale a griffin segreant on a chief engrailed ermine three lozenges
Heraldic Charges: chief engrailed, on a, Heraldic Charges: griffin segreant, Heraldic Charges: peacock