Armorial Bearings granted to Robert Lord alias Laward of London in 1510; College of Arms MS L10 folio 105b; copyright of the College of Arms, London. Used by permission.

Bibliography of Sources


1610/11: Will of Richard Lord of Towcester. Northampton Archives, Delapre Abbey, Northampton. [N Wills 2nd series V 38].

1669: Will of Dorothy Lord. Probate records in Office of Secretary of State at Hartford. Probate Records, iii. 142.

1711: Deed; Richard and/or Elizabeth Lord to William Lynde - Town of Saybrook - forty acres of land.

1829: Farmer, John. Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England. 1829.

1828? - 1840: Berry, William. Encyclopedia Heraldica. London. 1828?-1840.

1846: Newton, William. A Display of Heraldry. London, 1846.

1864: The Book of Family Crests, II p. 279 [Hyde Genealogy]. 1864.

1885: Salisbury, E.E. Seventeen Family Pedegrees, from early Memorials. 1885.

1886: Trumbull, J. Hammond. The Memorial History of Hartford County Connecticut 1633-1884. 2 vols. Boston, 1886.

1886-89: Valcourt-Vermont, Edgar de. America Heraldica. 1886-89.

1892: Bishop, George Sayles. Genealogy of the Descendants of the Hon. William S. Bishop. 1892.

1892: Fairbairn, James. Fairbairn's Book of Crests of the Families of Great Britain and Ireland. London, 1892.

1892: Salisbury, E.E. Family Histories. New Haven, 1892.

1894: Gough, Henry and James Parker. A Glossary of Terms Used in Heraldry. London, 1894.

1894: Humphery-Smith, Cecil, ed. Atlas and Index of Parish Registers. Chichester, 1905. Parish Registers: See also: 1984: Cecil R. Humphery-Smith. The Phillimore Atlas and Index of Parish Registers. Baltimore, 1984.

1899: Cleveland, E.T. & H.G. The Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families. 1899. V.1.

1904: Crozier, W.A. Registry of American Families. 1904.

1907: Mathews, John. American Armoury. 1907.

1908: Boutell, Charles. English Heraldry. London, 1908.

1909: Todd, Thomas. The Todds. The Wheelers. 1909.

1910: Martin and Allardyce. The Coat of Arms of the Lord Family. Philadelphia, 1910.

1911: Labaw, C.W. A Genealogie of the Warne Family in America. 1911.

1912: Lord, C.C.. A History of the Descendants of Nathan Lord of Ancient Kittery, Me. Concord, NH 1912.

1926: Flagg, Ernest. Genealogical Notes on the Founding of New England. Hartford. 1926. [Sent by

1927: Bolton, Charles K. American Armory. 1927.

1927: Welles, C.J. & F.S. Welles and Allied Families. 1927.

1928: Burpee, Charles W. History of Hartford County Connecticutt 1633-1928. Vol. 1, Boston, 1928.

1929: Anderson, Mary. Ancestry and Posterity of Joseph Smith and Emma Hale. 1929.

1929: Chapin, Howard M. "Colonial Hatchments." Antiques - A Magazine for Collectors and Others. Vol. 16, October, 1929.

1932: The New England Historical and Genealogical Register. Vol. LXXXVI. July, 1932.

1936: Encyclopedia of American Biography. Vol. 6. 1936.

1939: Wagner, Anthony. Historic Heraldry of Britain. London 1939.

1945: Lord, Kenneth. Certain Members of the Lord Family... Privately printed. 1945.

1946: Lord, Kenneth. Genealogy of the Descendants of Thomas Lord. New York, 1946.

1948: Sumner, E.B. Ancestry of Edward Wales Blake and Clarissa Matilda Glidden... 1948.

1951: Avery, E.M. Groton, Conn. Genealogical and Historical Materials. 1951.

1953: Moncreiffe and Pottinger. Simple Heraldry. London, 1953.

1953: Ravenscroft, R.T. Prentis-Griffin and Allied Families. 1953.

1956: Lord, Edward Locke. The Lord-Locke Genealogy. Glenside, PA., 1956.

1957: McCormick-Hamilton Lord-Day Ancestral Lines. Compiled for Elizabeth Day McCormick and Robert Hall McCormick III. 1957.

1965: Valcourt Vermont, Edgar de. America Heraldica. New York, 1965.

1987: Friar, Stephen. A Dictionary of Heraldry. New York, 1987.

1988: Matthews, John. Matthews' American Armoury and Blue Book. London, 1988.

1989: Notes from microfilmed records at Family History Center, Loudonville, NY. [Mormons].

1991: American Biography, A New Encyclopedia. 1991. V.5.

1998: Gwynn-Jones, Peter. The Art of Heraldry. London, 1998.


Line of Descent to Author

I. Richard Lord Died Towcester, England - 1611. Born c. 1555.
II. Thomas Lord Born Towcester, England - c.1585.
III. William Lord, II Born Towcester, England - 1618.
IV. Lieut. Richard Lord Born Saybrook [now Lyme], Connecticut - 1647.
V. Judge Richard Lord Born Lyme, Connecticut - 1690.
VI. High Sheriff Lynde Lord Born Lyme, Connecticut - 1733. [Sheriff of Litchfield, CT.]
VII. Lynde Lord, 2nd Born Litchfield, Connecticut - 1762. [Lawyer and Deputy Sheriff]
VIII. Joseph Lyman Lord Born Litchfield, Connecticut - 1790.
IX. Joseph Sproat Lord II Born Taunton, Massachusetts - 1832.
X. Charles Joseph Lord Born Flatbush, New York - 1859.
XI. Philip Lea Lord, Sr. Born East Orange, New Jersey - 1917.
XII. Philip Lea Lord, Jr. Born Upper Darby, Pennsylvania - 1941.


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