The arms are those of Parker of Cuerden and Extwistle, co. Lancaster quartering Townley of Royle, for Robert Townley-Parker of Cuerdon Hall and of Astley, M.P. D.L. High Sheriff 1817, b. 1793, married 1816 Harriet, youngest daughter of Thomas Brooke of Church Minshull, co. Chester, 2nd son of Sir Richard Brooke Bart. of Norton Priory. He died in 1879.