Blair, Alexander (1789 -1859)

Alexander Blair, Treasurer of the Bank of Scotland, was the son of William Blair, a captain in the 13th regiment of foot, and his wife, Margaret Freeland. The family arms were registered 9 May 1849 (Lyon Register v. 3). His only daughter Mary Elizabeth married James Stuart Fraser Tytler of Woodhouselee, and died 1857, leaving, with other issue, a son James William Tytler (1854 1904), educated at Oriel College, Oxford. The crest and motto on the seal impression are those of Tytler.

Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Blair, Alexander (Stamp 1) Motto: Virtute tutus
Helmet: Esquire
Crest: A dove rising
Arms: Argent a cross sable between four mascles a bordure gules
Heraldic Charges: bordure, Heraldic Charges: cross between, Heraldic Charges: dove, Heraldic Charges: mascles (4)