John Robert Daniel Tyssen, FSA, of Hackney, (1805-1882)
He was the son of William George Daniel Esq., (d. 1838) of Foley House, Kent, Hackney, co Middlesex, Foulden Hall, Norfolk, and W. Brooke House, co. Dorset, and Amelia Amhurst (d. 1851) dau. and heiress of John Amhurst Esq., of Rochester, Kent, Capt. R.N. and of his 2nd wife Mary Tyssen.
His nephew was William Amhusrt Tyssen-Amherst (b.1835- 1909), of Didlington Park, Norfolk and Hackney, co Middlesex, created Baron Amherst of Hackney in 1892.
John Robert married, in 1835, Harriet Caroline, dau of Charles Hopkinson Esq., of Cadogan Place.
Arms – Per pale, I - quarterly: 1st and 4th, or, on a chev., az. between three French marigolds slipped, ppr., two lions passant respecting each other, of the 1st, a bordure compony, ar. and az., (TYSSEN); 2nd., per saltire, ar. and or, in fess two lions ramp. gu., in chief and in base, a dexter couped at the elbow arm habited of the third cuffed az., the hand ppr., holding a cross-crosslet fitchée, gu. (DANIEL); 3rd. per fesse, gu. and az., three tilting spears erect in fess, or, (AMHURST); II - HOPKINSON (?)
Crests: TYSSEN - A demi-lion ramp., or, ducally crowned, gu., and holding in the paws an escutcheon, az., charged with an estoile, of the 1st; AMHURST - Three tilting spears, one in pale, and two in saltire, or, encircled by a chaplet of roses, ppr.; DANIEL - An arm couped, fessways, habited, az., the hand ppr., grasping a cross crosslet, gu.
Mottoes - TYSSEN - Post mortem virtus virescit; AMHURST - Victoria concordat crescit; DANIEL - Toujours prêt
National Archives and
Sir Bernard Burke, The general armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales; comprising a registry of armorial bearings from the earliest to the present time, London : Harrison & sons, 1884