Cann, William, 3rd baronet (1694 -1726)

Possible candidates are: Sir William Cann (1694-1726); Sir Robert Cann (ca. 1683-1748); Sir William Cann , 5th bart. (ca. 1689-1753) of Compton Green in Gloucestershire.

Sir William Cann was the son of his namesake, the 2nd baronet, and Elizabeth Langton. On the death of his father in 1698, he became third baronet Cann of Compton Greenfield in Gloucestershire. He matriculated at Oriel College Oxford in 1711. He married Elizabeth Chester, daughter of Thomas Chester, and they had a daughter, but no male issue. Sir William died in 1625 and was buried at Almondsbury, Gloucestershire. The title became extinct on the death of Robert Cann, the sixth Baronet in 1765.

Seat / Residence(s): Compton Greenfield
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Cann (Stamp 1) Helmet: Knight
Crest: Five ostrich feathers enfiled of a ducal coronet
Arms: Fretty on a fess three leopards faces on a canton the hand of Ulster
Heraldic Charges: canton, on a, Heraldic Charges: coronet, ducal, enfiled of a, Heraldic Charges: feathers, ostrich (5), Heraldic Charges: fess, on a, Heraldic Charges: fretty, Heraldic Charges: hand of Ulster, Heraldic Charges: leopards faces (3)