Dearden, James (1798N/A

James Dearden, of Rochdale Manor, Lancashire, barrister at law, was descended from John Dearden who in 1677 married Jane Ingham of Cleggs. Born in 1798, he was the eldest son of James Dearden, of Rochdale, and Frances, third daughter of Thomas Ferrand Esq., of Thornhill in Yorkshire. Educated at Richmond in Yorkshire and at St John's College, Cambridge, where he was admitted 7 October 1817, he became a student of Lincoln's Inn in 1823, and was called to the bar in 1834. He succeeded his father in 1828. He married, in 1829, Jane, eldest daughter of the Reverend William Griffith, Rector of Llandwrog in Caernarvonshire. A Justice of the Peace for Lancashire and the West Riding of Yorkshire, and a Fellow of the Society of Antiquaries.

Seat / Residence(s): Rochdale Manor, Lancashire
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Dearden, James (1798) (Stamp 1) Motto: Dum spiro spero
Crest: A stag trippant
Arms: Quarterly 1. Sable an escutcheon within an orle of martlets (Dearden) 2. Or on a fess gules three escallops (Ingham) 3. Argent on a chief gules two cross crosslets (Ferrand) 4. Ermine on a cross between four lions rampant a spear in pale between four roundels [bezants] (Royds) impaling A griffin segreant (Griffith)
Quarterings: Sable an escutcheon within an orle of martlets (Dearden) 2. Or on a fess gules three escallops (Ingham) 3. Argent on a chief gules two cross crosslets (Ferrand) 4. Ermine on a cross between four lions rampant a spear in pale between four roundels [bezants] (Royds)
Impalement: A griffin segreant
Heraldic Charges: chief, on a, Heraldic Charges: cross crosslets (2), Heraldic Charges: cross, on a, between, Heraldic Charges: escallops (3), Heraldic Charges: escutcheon within, Heraldic Charges: fess, on a, Heraldic Charges: griffin segreant, Heraldic Charges: lions rampant (4), Heraldic Charges: martlets (8), Heraldic Charges: orle, Heraldic Charges: roundels (4), Heraldic Charges: spear, Heraldic Charges: stag trippant