Barclay, Charles (1780 -1855)

Charles Barclay, of Bury Hill, Surrey, and Henstrad House, Norfolk, was the son of Robert Barclay Esq of Bury Hill, Dorking, in Surrey, and his first wife, Rachel, daughter of John Gurney Esq. of Keswick. He was the head of the brewing firm of Barclay, Perkins and Co., and formerly a member of the Society of Quakers. He married, 1 August 1804, Anna Maria, eldest daughter of Thomas Kett Esq, of Seething in Norfolk. He was elected Member of Parliament for Southwark 1815?1818; for Dundalk 1826?1830; and for West Surrey 1835?1837, Sheriff of Surrey 1842; a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and of the Society of Antiquaries, President of Guy's Hospital, and High Sheriff of Surrey in 1842.

Seat / Residence(s): Bury Hill, Surrey, Henstrad House, Norfolk
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Barclay, Charles (1780 - 1855) (Stamp 1) Motto: In hac vince
, Motto: In cruce spero
Crest: A mitre
Arms: Azure a chevron in chief three crosses patty argent
Heraldic Charges: chevron, Heraldic Charges: crosses patty (3), Heraldic Charges: mitre