Howard, Hugh Melville (1883 -1919)

Hugh Melville Howard was the third, but second surviving, son of Cecil Ralph, 6th Earl of Wicklow, and his second wife, Fanny Catherine, eldest daughter of Richard Robert Wingfield, grandson of Richard, 4th Viscount Powerscourt. He was educated at Eton College and Trinity College, Oxford, where he obtained his M.A. He married, 19 September 1908, May, only child of Benjamin Aymar Sands of New York, and of Southampton, Long Island, U.S.A. Appointed Deputy Lieutenant for County Wicklow, he contested East Wicklow unsuccessfully in December 1910 in the Unionist interest. Books from his library were sold in London in 1903.

Seat / Residence(s): Shelton Abbey, Wicklow
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Howard, Hugh Melville (1883 - 1919) (Stamp 1) Arms: A bend between six cross crosslets fitchy (Howard) on an escutcheon of pretence A fess dancetty between three cross crosslets fitchy (Sandys)
Escutcheon of Pretence: A fess dancetty between three cross crosslets fitchy (Sandys)
Heraldic Charges: bend between, Heraldic Charges: chapeau, on a, Heraldic Charges: cross crosslets (6), Heraldic Charges: fess dancetty between
Howard, Hugh Melville (1883 - 1919) (Stamp 2) Crest: On a chapeau turned up ermine a lion statant gardant ducally gorged shot through the mouth with an arrow
Heraldic Charges: arrow, Heraldic Charges: chapeau, on a, Heraldic Charges: lion statant gardant